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New ‘one-stop shop’ will help offenders get back on track

Feather Publishing
2/27/2013

  One year ago, criminal justice leaders admitted the county was facing a mess. Just a few months into the Assembly Bill 109 inmate realignment, they were grasping for answers to deal with a problem they weren’t prepared for: How could Plumas County possibly deal with all the felons who would be staying here instead of going to state prisons where they should be?

  The county didn’t have adequate alcohol, drug and mental health services and the jail was quickly filling to capacity.

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Retirement sometimes comes earlier than expected

Alicia Knadler
Staff Writer (retired)
 

  Some of you readers might already know I’ve suddenly retired after 19 years with Feather Publishing, yet many of you will probably be surprised. Sorry for the understated cliché here.

  I can’t say this is really a surprise to me, for I have struggled to meet my responsibilities at work for the past few months.

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New FRC chief has vision, talent and experience

Feather Publishing
2/21/2013
 

  Dr. Kevin Trutna can officially take the “interim” tag off his title as Feather River College superintendent and president. We at Feather Publishing want to join the ranks of well-wishers in congratulating Trutna and FRC’s board of directors for a job well done.

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What I found when I got lost

Carolyn Carter
Staff Writer
2/21/2013
 

  My first summer working at the stables in Graeagle was full of adventures and moments of growth. None so prominent as the ordeal I went through when I decided I really liked being in Graeagle.

  It was the middle of July and I had finally gotten in the groove of my new job. I knew every horse’s name, I was starting to enjoy spending time in the little town, and I finally could lead trails without getting lost. Or so I thought.

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Death brings memories, appreciation and questions

Laura Beaton
2/14/2013

 

  I just learned that an old friend of mine passed away. Her name was Cheryl and her family had a cottage on the same road as mine in Bradford, N.H.

  I was closer in age to her two older sisters, but the three of them, my brother Mike and I, and our next-door neighbors John and Mike, were quite the gang of teenagers on Howlett Road in the early ’70s.

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