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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • A second chance: The new Day Reporting Center in Quincy held a grand opening that featured a recognition ceremony to honor achievements of people in the Alternative Sentencing Program.
  • Classrooms closed: Just days before classes were to begin, Quincy Elementary School staff were packing up classrooms in one wing of the structure because a roof needed to be replaced.
  • Body of missing man found: A search for missing Feather River College alumnus Lucius Robbi ended in Idaho with the discovery of his body and car. He was believed to have died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash.

Alleged killer captured in Peru

mugFeather Publishing
6/5/2014

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.

Read more: Alleged killer captured in Peru

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Sheriff’s ice cream commercial goes viral

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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
5/30/2014

 

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.

Read more: Sheriff’s ice cream commercial goes viral

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Woman searches for local men killed in Vietnam


Debra Moore
Staff Writer
5/30/2014
 

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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Western Pacific Railroad Museum tells the story of the little company that could



Carolyn Shipp
Staff Writer
5/30/2014

The Western Pacific Railroad Museum, located in Portola, tells the story of a scrappy underdog railroad, the Western Pacific, and how it changed the industry through its innovation and grit.

With 160 locomotives, freight cars, passenger cars and cabooses, the Western Pacific Railroad Museum is renowned for its thorough collection of artifacts from one specific railroad company.

Read more: Western Pacific Railroad Museum tells the story of the little company that could

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Plumas County Tourism Council to create countywide marketing plan

Laura Beaton
Staff Writer
5/30/2014

“Tourism is about economics,” principal speaker Carl Ribaudo told a group of Plumas County Tourism Council members May 21. “It is just as competitive and brutal as any other industry.”

More than 50 people attended the brown bag lunch meeting, sponsored by Feather River College, at Serpilio Hall at the county fairgrounds. Ribaudo has 20 years of experience in the travel and tourism industries as a strategic marketer. He has given numerous seminars for chambers and tourism councils.

Read more: Plumas County Tourism Council to create countywide marketing plan

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Residents to have new green waste option soon



Debra Moore
Staff Writer
5/30/2014

An efficient, cost-effective solution has been found to temporarily solve the green waste problem in the Quincy area, but a long-term solution that could involve the entire county is still being sought.

While contracts and details need to be finalized, the basic concept is for residents to take their yard waste to Feather River Disposal on Industrial Way where it will be burned in an air curtain mobile incineration unit. The remaining soot will then be hauled to the transfer station.

Read more: Residents to have new green waste option soon

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