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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • New state: Proponents of the state of Jefferson pushed the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to sign a declaration of support Jan. 20, but they didn’t get it.
  • Nursing home to close: Healthcare leaders learned that the skilled nursing hospital in Quincy is slated for closure, which would result in the relocation of more than three dozen patients and the loss of 60 jobs.
  • Program sacked: Judge Ira Kaufman is no longer sentencing people to drug court. He said he was ending the program because clients weren’t being served.

Harris to resign as superintendent

By Debra Moore
Staff Writer
4/19/2012

Following a nearly three-hour closed session, the Plumas Unified School District Board of Trustees voted 4-0 to accept the resignation of Glenn Harris as superintendent of schools for both the school district and the county boards of education.

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Plumas County celebrates Earth Week

Feather Publishing
4/18/2012

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors recently issued a proclamation supporting Earth Week activities in Plumas County. Understanding that the original Earth Day was developed to give visibility to the state of the environment, the supervisors encourage all citizens to join with their communities in celebrating this week. The following is a list of the Earth Week activities planned for the Quincy community.O

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Local CHP traffic stops down 20 percent in 2011

Feather Publishing
4/18/2012

California Highway Patrol officers made fewer traffic stops in Plumas County last year — almost 20 percent fewer than its three-year average.

According to 2011 statistics provided by the Quincy Area CHP, the number of accidents also fell by 8.5 percent compared to 2010.

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Old hotel remnant discovered under Dame Shirley Plaza

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/18/2012

 

A long-forgotten remnant of Quincy’s past could cost more than $30,000 to dig up and remove.

Crews conducting investigative core drilling at the Dame Shirley Plaza discovered a large underground tank last month.

The tank was likely used to store fuel oil for the old Quincy Hotel, which burned to the ground in 1966.

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