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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Doesn’t pay to stay: The county’s social service director says he is having trouble recruiting and retaining employees because he can’t pay them enough.
  • School board resignation: Bob Tuerck resigned, saying he has accepted a job for the California School Board Association.
  • Railroad Days revival: Organizers say the annual festival in Portola was a great success, with attendance estimated at about 2,000 people.

Cal Fire to hold meeting in Greenville June 10

Feather Publishing

Indian Valley residents are invited to a meeting hosted by Cal Fire, Supervisor Kevin Goss, and Indian Valley Fire Rescue on Tuesday, June 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Greenville Community Hall.


Cal Fire will present an inspection program update and provide an opportunity for a question and answer session.

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Series of serious and challenging cases on the docket

David Hollister
District Attorney


Series of serious and challenging cases on the docket


Thank you for your continued service to, and support of, public safety in Plumas County.


Now, more than ever, it is crucial we continue to receive support from our local leaders to assure public safety is staffed at a level sufficient to meet the needs and expectations of those living, working and visiting Plumas County.


This support is particularly vital as we approach our busy summer season with a series of serious and challenging cases already on our docket and other similar cases nearing a stage where a criminal prosecution is ready to begin. It is only with your support and the outstanding work of our criminal justice partners that we are able to pursue and obtain justice.

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Alleged killer captured in Peru

mugFeather Publishing

The FBI reported that a 48-year-old woman wanted in connection with the July 2008 murder of her ex-husband in Plumas County was arrested Wednesday, June 4, at her residence in Peru.

FBI spokeswoman Gina Swankie said Costa Rican national Nazira Maria Cross allegedly poisoned her ex-husband, Michael Cross, in Plumas County, then drove him to Lovelock where the couple owned a ranch and buried him on the property.

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Sheriff’s ice cream commercial goes viral

An unsuspecting driver reacts as Sheriff Greg Hagwood delivers ice cream cones in this image captured from the Wall’s Ice Cream commercial on YouTube.
Dan McDonald
Managing Editor


A puzzled driver glances at the rearview mirror, trying to figure out why she has been pulled over by the Plumas County sheriff.


“Are you familiar with vehicle code 339472?” the sheriff asks.


“Yeah,” she responds before admitting “… No.”


She wasn’t alone. Dozens of unsuspecting drivers didn’t know the vehicle code for DWI (driving without ice cream).


They do now.

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Woman searches for local men killed in Vietnam

Debra Moore
Staff Writer

Have you heard of any of these men?

Garry W. Catron, 1949 – 1968, Chester.

Michael L. Krom,1950 – 1969, Twain.

John S. Lewis, 1947 – 1969,California Hot Springs.

Larry D. Simpson, 1945 – 1969,Sloat.

Maui resident Janna Hoehn is looking for a picture of each man to send to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Read more: Woman searches for local men killed in Vietnam

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