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Social services see prescription drug abuse as part of a complex of problems

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
11/25/2009


    Last week’s article focused on the law enforcement perspective on prescription drug abuse, addiction and misuse, which provides a good foundation for understanding the problem, but history and Plumas law enforcement leaders indicate cops are only part of the solution and usually only get to see part of the problem.
    The California Highway Patrol usually becomes aware of drug abuse when someone makes a mistake behind the wheel. Sheriff’s officers encounter these issues as part of other problems, or when someone ends up in the emergency room.

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Could Plumas lose one of its high schools?

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
11/25/2009


    Lisa Balbiani, vice principal and teacher at Greenville High School, addressed the school board Nov. 12 regarding her concerns over falling enrollment, scarcity of appropriate electives, student/staff safety, and a lack of resources for special education students, who are granted supplemental services under their individualized education plans.

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Ambulance services: still more questions than answers

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
11/25/2009

    Few residents turned out to hear the latest update about the future of ambulance services in Indian Valley.
    As promised, Indian Valley Ambulance Services Authority Chairman Guy McNett attended the Wednesday, Nov. 18, meeting of the Indian Valley Community Services District, though he said all negotiations had stopped temporarily.

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Breaking News: Storm buffets Peninsula blaze

 

11/20/2009
10:30 a.m. 
                                   

 

 

  At approximately 9:20 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, firefighters from the Peninsula and Hamilton Branch fire protection districts were dispatched to a structure fire at 814 Peninsula Dr., inside the Lake Almanor Country Club gates.

  As the blaze grew in intensity, engines and personnel from both Chester and the Almanor West fire protection districts also responded.

 

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Early winter storm wreaks havoc on Plumas County

11/20/2009
1:30 p.m.

Strong winds and heavy, often wet snow are causing problems across Plumas County.

PFPD Incident Commander reports PG&E crews are responding to trees and power lines down in Hamilton Branch area, 

Numerous vehicle accidents have been reported including one involving two trucks and a big rig that has Highway 147 completely blocked one mile east of Canyon Dam.

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H1N1 Flu Vaccination Clinic

11/19/2009

 Plumas District Hospital will hold the first of two H1N1 (swine) flu vaccination clinics on Tuesday, November 24, announced PDH Pharmacist Dr. Rick Foster.  The clinic will take place from 10 am – 2 pm in the Quincy Family Medical Building on Bucks Lake Road next to the hospital.  An administration fee of $15, payable by cash or check, is due at the time of the clinic.

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