Greenville man found dead in local creek
March 2, 2015
The body of 47-year-old Greenville resident Lonnie Bock was discovered in a Greenville-area creek Monday afternoon, March 2.
A passerby noticed Bock’s body about 2 p.m. in Wolf Creek, adjacent to Highway 89 near mile marker 21, and alerted authorities.
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Supervisors split on vehicles for Mental Health; Discuss makeup of Mental Health Commission
When the Plumas County Mental Health Department sought to replace four vehicles, they hit a roadblock — actually two impediments: Supervisors Jeff Engel and Sherrie Thrall.
“Until I have a better understanding …” said Engel before voting “no” on the request for vehicles to replace two caged models and two for case managers.
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School district invites public opinion on Local Control Accountability Plan
Plumas Unified School District wants the public’s help deciding what the district should focus on in its schools, and how its funds should be spent.
In the process of updating its Local Control Accountability Plan, PUSD has been and plans to continue consulting the public on how to meet its goals.
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Federal prosecutors deny cover-up in Moonlight Fire case
The Sacramento Bee
Federal prosecutors in Sacramento have launched a blistering new attack on Sierra Pacific Industries and its lawyers, accusing the timber giant of “deception” and “scandal mongering” in its efforts to reverse a $100 million settlement it agreed to pay over the 2007 Moonlight fire, which burned huge swaths of the Plumas and Lassen national forests.
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Plumas Collaborative recruits Portola residents for forest restoration initiative
Ann PowersStaff Writer
|Nils Lunder, Plumas County Fire Safe Council coordinator, invites Portola residents to get involved with the emerging Plumas Collaborative forest restoration initiative. Photo by Ann Powers
In the second of a series of introductory meetings countywide, Plumas Collaborative representatives met with dozens of Portola residents Feb. 18, at the city library, to ignite a collective dialog on the management of local forests.
The grassroots collaborative is a partnership between the Plumas National Forest and the Plumas County Fire Safe Council. The goal is to develop a new community-based effort rethinking how to bring the public back into the management of public lands.
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