Two wildfires reported in Plumas County
Plumas County’s first two wildfires of the season were reported Sunday afternoon, May 6.
According the U.S. Forest Service, both fires were quickly contained and extinguished. No structures were threatened.
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Protecting and strengthening Indian Valley: Youth Summit expands with volunteers
Indian Valley Editor
The Indian Valley Youth Summit, a group of adults and youths who care enough to work for change, is expanding, reaching out with help from volunteers and donations that are making awards for youths possible.
One such volunteer is Harry Rogers, with help from his sons at the Key Brand Angus family ranch. They pitched in to have suicide prevention cards made by The Print Shop at Feather Publishing, where they received a specially reduced rate.
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Members of the 7-11 committees are our heroes
Today we are not going to scold anyone or place any blame or point any fingers. Today we want to sing the praises of the four school-closure, or 7-11, committees. The members of these committees are our heroes and stand as an amazing example of citizen engagement.
Over the last four months these dedicated volunteers have poured their hearts and souls — and literally hundreds of hours — into their task of advising the school board on school closures and consolidations.
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Auditor says ‘politics’ led to her decision to resign
Plumas County’s auditor-controller said the political battles associated with her job finally took their toll last week.
“The political issues were just a little more than I could take,” Shawn Montgomery said. “I don’t have the personality for it. I thought I did, but I guess I don’t.”
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Master nature photographer opens Capitol Arts Center
Taylorsville resident Carr Clifton has been lauded as “one of the greatest living masters of outdoor and nature photography” (kenrockwell.com). Outdoor Photographer Magazine states that he is “truly a master.” Digital Photo Magazine adds, “Carr Clifton has achieved iconic status in the world of nature photography.”
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Self resigns as Seneca District Hospital CEO
M. Kate West
Doug Self, chief executive officer for Seneca Healthcare District (SHD), submitted his resignation to the board of directors Friday, April 20.
He has accepted the position of chief operating officer (COO) for the Carson-Tahoe Health System (CTHS), which is based in Carson City.
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