Memorial services tentatively set for former Superior Court Judge Stanley Young
Former judge Stanley C. Young, Jr., ”Spike” as he was most commonly known, died peacefully in his sleep Jan. 1, 2010 in Reno, leaving the county with a lifelong legacy of both professional and community service. He was 84.
He leaves behind his wife of 31 years, Louise, and seven children.
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Loyalton’s co-gen plant re-opens
Sierra Pacific Industries announced last week that it will reopen its Loyalton co-generation plant, now known as a biomass electrical power plant, Jan. 4.
“SPI has resolved contractual issues with its power purchaser, allowing the plant to begin operations in early January,” said plant manager Jim Turner.
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Motorist Advisory of Scales Road Landslide
Plumas National Forest Press Release1/11/2010
Forest Service (FS) personnel placed gates and signs on FS Road 20N35, known locally as the Scales Road, to alert motorists about a closure, however, they have been illegally removed. Travel on the road is not allowed due to a hazardous landslide. The road closure is located about 1.5 miles southeast of the Strawberry Guard Station, in legal location T20N, R8E, Section 22 (northeast corner).
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H1N1 nasal mist vaccine recalled
MedImmune released a letter Dec. 22 to vaccine providers that the potency of 13 lots of 2009 H1N1 nasal spray vaccine had decreased below a pre-specified limit or were at risk of falling below that limit in the next week.
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Former county employee gets $230,000 settlement
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors recently approved a $230,000 settlement with former county employee Tim Ball, stemming from his layoff in 2005 and the subsequent 2008 closing of the county’s alcohol and drug department, where Ball worked.
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City recommends full EIR for recycling facility
Intermountain Disposal’s materials recovery facility has begun the county’s permitting process with an application to building and planning services requesting a special use permit for the MRF.
Rebecca Herrin, senior planner for the county, in turn, has solicited comment and recommendations from a number of interested parties and agencies, including the city of Portola, regarding whether “an environmental impact report or a negative declaration should be prepared.”
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