Vet outreach program helps soldiers enroll in VA for vital benefits
In 1967, Lt. Elizabeth Allen, an Army nurse in Vietnam, said, “All soldiers belong to somebody. They’ve got moms, they’ve got wives, they’ve got kids. They’ve got somebody who loves them.”
About 50 years later, Vietnam-era vet Paul Bianco works tirelessly to let the 2,400 veterans in Plumas County know just exactly that — somebody cares.
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Lassen Volcanic National Park opens park highway to Devastated Area
Lassen Volcanic National Park visitors can now drive to the Devastated Area, 10 miles from the north entrance of the park.
“Beyond the Devastated Area visitors will find snow depths of 2 to 3 feet and excellent spring-like skiing conditions,” said Acting Park Superintendent Steve Gibbons. “We hope many of our local snow enthusiasts will come to the park and enjoy skiing, snowshoeing and snow play.
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College readies application process for new trustee
At last week’s Feather River College board of trustees meeting, President Kevin Trutna urged the board to act soon in finding a new trustee.
Leah West announced her resignation during the January meeting, telling the board her last day presiding would be March 19.
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Body discovered in creek in Greenville
March 2, 2015
The body of a deceased man was found in Wolf Creek in Greenville on Monday, March 2.
According to Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood, the identity of the man is being withheld until his family has been notified.
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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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