New immunization law for seventh- to 12th-grade students
Plumas Unified School District and public health officials are gearing up for a large-scale immunization campaign aimed at getting an estimated 2,000-plus preteen and teen students vaccinated for whooping cough.
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Library offers free grant seeking workshop
Plumas County Library is offering “Grant-Seeking Basics” Friday, April 15, from 9:30 a.m. – noon in the Quincy Library meeting room. This is a reschedule of the workshop which was cancelled in March due to illness.
The workshop will provide guidelines for identifying potential funders, and will provide training in the Foundation Center’s comprehensive online database. Attendees will learn how to create customized searches to develop targeted lists of foundations that will match their organization’s funding needs.
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Ranchers wanted for survey
A group of researchers at University of California, Davis has received funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to conduct cutting edge social and ecological research on rangelands. The research team aims to understand the many ways in which ranchers manage livestock and lands for multiple goals. March 21 marked the beginning of the survey, which went out to more than 1,750 ranchers asking them to share their opinions and knowledge with the survey team.
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Bradley Appeal Denied
Background: Willard Bradley was sentenced to 10 years in prison in early 2009 after being convicted on a charge of voluntary manslaughter with an enhancement for using a gun in the commission of a felony. A jury found Bradley, then 22, guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death May 17, 2007, of Dominik Wolfe at the Valley Heights apartments in Quincy.
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Will financially strapped county fair find solution in Nevada State Fair?
During an otherwise unremarkable fair board meeting Wednesday, March 30, fair manager John Steffanic briefed directors on the status of opening negotiations between Plumas-Sierra County Fair and the Nevada State Fair.
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