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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Fire district responds: The Graeagle Fire Protection District’s board explains its process for annexing the Feather River Inn development into the GFPD
  • Storm aftermath: The first winter storm to hit Plumas County the season wasn’t as strong as forecasters predicted, but it still toppled trees and left thousands without power.
  • Costly chase: Three Caltrans snowplows and a CHP vehicle were badly damaged after a man stole a snowplow and led officers on a two-hour chase.

Investigation finds deputy shooting justified

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer

Plumas County Sheriffs Deputy Tom Froggatt’s actions on June 19 probably saved several lives.

That was the finding of a seven-week investigation into a violent disturbance at the Evergreen Trailer Park in Quincy. The confrontation ended with Froggatt fatally shooting 36-year-old Quincy resident Dennis Jason Majewski.

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Fire crews respond to a new wildland fire

Feather Publishing
2:50 p.m. update

The Forest Service has turned around all resources that have not yet arrived at the fire. They are not calling the fire contained yet, but it is apparently knocked down and they are comfortable they can control it and hold it with the resources on the scene. This will be the last update unless conditions change.

2:40 p.m. update

The Forest Service incident comander has cancelled the air tanker suggesting they are getting a handle on this fire which has been named the Willow Fire.

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Plumas-Sierra County Fair Starts Today

John Steffanic
Fair Manager

Magic of Country Living…..

Usually, magic involves pulling things out of something; a rabbit out of a hat or a pigeon out of a box.

When it comes to Plumas and Sierra Counties, the magic draws things in; visitors to our natural beauty or friends and relatives to visit family. Our theme this year was chosen to draw attention to all the magical things that make our community such an appealing magnet!

Read more: Plumas-Sierra County Fair Starts Today

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Grand Jury blasts county supervisors

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer

“Oblivious” and “dysfunctional.” Those were two of the words the Plumas County Grand Jury used to criticize the county’s Board of Supervisors in its 2011-12 report.

The report, which is included in its entirety in this issue of Feather Publishing newspapers, blamed the supervisors for having a “lack of vision” in tackling the county’s budget problems.

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Concert cancelled due to smoke concerns

The picnic & concert Sponsored by Donnell's Musicland scheduled for this Saturday, August 11 at Downtown Farms in Greenville has been cancelled due to probable smoke & high winds. For more information contact Jim at (530) 284-1689.
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