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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

-Headline News

Spanish Creek Bridge taking shape

Feather Publishing
9/23/2011

The $15 million Spanish Creek Bridge is scheduled to open for traffic in June 2012.

It is one of just three arched bridges constructed in California in the last 50 years, according to Caltrans.

Read more: Spanish Creek Bridge taking shape

 

Incident that left Greenville man in coma under investigation

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
9/22/2011

A 33-year-old Greenville man is in a coma following a Sept. 8 incident that is still under investigation.

Jarold Hovland is listed in critical condition at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.

Read more: Incident that left Greenville man in coma under investigation

 

More local families relying on food stamps

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
9/21/2011

More Plumas County residents rely on food stamps than ever before.

In a continued sign of the depressed economic times, 622 households received food stamp assistance in May. The average household is comprised of roughly three people.

Read more: More local families relying on food stamps

 

PSREC finds ways to meet changing needs

Trish Welsh Taylor
Staff Writer
9/21/2011

“It’s been an incredible year in the energy business,” said Dave Roberti, 2011 president of the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (PSREC) board of directors. He was speaking at the Sept. 10 annual board meeting and membership gathering. “But we are not going to be able to rest on our laurels.”

Read more: PSREC finds ways to meet changing needs

 

State inmate transfer focus of Quincy townhall meeting

Feather Publishing
9/21/2011

Members of the Plumas County Community Corrections Partnership Executive Committee will host a townhall meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy.

The 7 p.m. meeting in Serpilio Hall will address Assembly Bill 109: California’s Prison Realignment Bill.

Read more: State inmate transfer focus of Quincy townhall meeting

 

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