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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Public forum on Measure B held in Quincy

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
8/4/2010

The Measure B forum held by the League of Women Voters July 29, at the Veterans Hall in Quincy was notable for a couple of things: its civility considering the contentious nature of the debate on this measure, and its lack - for the most part - of new questions or ideas.

Measure B proposes to cap the hospital tax at $50/$100,000 assessed value.

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Plumas Bank reports second quarter earnings increase

Feather Publishing
8/4/2010

    Plumas Bancorp, a bank holding company and the parent company of Plumas Bank, announced that second quarter earnings increased by $3.8 million from a net loss of $3.2 million for the second quarter period ending June 30, 2009, to net income of $576,000 during the same quarter this year.

    For the first six months of its fiscal year, Plumas Bancorp reported net income of $710,000, an increase of $5.2 million from a net loss of $4.5 million during the same period in 2009.

Read more: Plumas Bank reports second quarter earnings increase

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Hiker dies on Nelson Creek Trail

Joshua Sebold

   Nicolas Solovieff, a 58-year-old Vallejo resident, died suddenly while hiking on the Nelson Creek Trail around noon Friday, July 23.

  Solovieff had been hiking with his brother and some friends on an annual trip when his companions realized that he was no longer with the group.

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Audubon Society to host special public meeting

Western Grebe on Nest

Conservation issues relating to the Clark’s and the Western grebes will be the topic for the Aug. 5 public meeting in the Chester Memorial Hall. Photo submitted

David Arsenault
Special to Feather Publishing

The public is encouraged to attend a meeting sponsored by the Plumas Audubon Society at the Chester Memorial Hall, at the corner of Gay and Stone beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday Aug. 5.

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