Hospital retains leadership team; November’s bottom line not good
The Plumas District Hospital board of directors is keeping its leadership team in place, with Bill Wickman continuing as president and Kathy Price as secretary.
Wickman has already served two years as board president, but during the Jan. 8 meeting, his fellow directors unanimously elected him to an additional term.
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Arrest made in Portola/Lake Davis burglaries
|Jennifer Hall, 28, of Portola, is arrested Jan. 8 in connection with a series of local robberies. Photo courtesy Plumas County Sheriff’s Office
A woman was arrested last week in connection with a rash of burglaries in the Lake Davis and Portola areas, according to the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office.
Detectives said Jennifer Michelle Hall, 28, was taken into custody Jan. 8 at 297 W. Spruce St. in Portola. She’s charged with possession of stolen property. She was scheduled to be arraigned Monday, Jan. 12, in Plumas County Superior Court.
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Board opens first meeting of 2015 with a moment of silence
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors and its audience opened the first meeting of 2015 with a moment of silence to remember Mike and Olga Kroencke.
The Cromberg husband and wife, both county employees, were found shot to death Dec. 20 in the foothills near Oroville. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office reported last week that a “person of interest” has been arrested in the case.
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Person of interest arrested in double homicide case
|The Butte County Sheriff’s Office displays the firearms and drug paraphernalia that were concealed under GD Hendrix’s jacket when he was arrested Jan. 6. Photo courtesy Butte County Sheriff’s Office
A man considered “a person of interest” was arrested last week in the shooting deaths of Cromberg husband and wife Mike and Olga Kroencke.
On Tuesday, Jan. 6, 44-year-old GD Hendrix was apprehended at a store a few miles from where the Kroenckes were found shot to death in their car Dec. 20.
Hendrix lived a couple hundred yards away from the Kroenckes’ second home in the Berry Creek area.
A family member of the Kroenckes, who didn’t want to be identified, said Olga Kroencke had confronted Hendrix about giving methamphetamine to her mentally disabled son.
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County willing to spend $229,000 to apply for jail grant
There’s no guarantee that paying a consultant a quarter-million dollars will result in funding for a new jail, but Sheriff Greg Hagwood thinks it’s the county’s best chance to secure funding from the state for that purpose.
“Does this make you nervous? This amount of money?” Supervisor Terry Swofford asked Hagwood.
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