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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

Quincy residents rally against sexual violence

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

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Two dozen people rally in front of the county courthouse in Quincy today in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Standing in Solidarity to Stop Sexual Violence rally includs men, women and children. Passing motorists enthusiastically honk their support.
Photo by Delaine Fragnoli
 

Crash blocks traffic on Highway 70

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

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11:00 a.m. Update

It appears the traffic has been cleared.  Cal Trans still reports areas of one-way controlled traffic in the Feather River Canyon starting two miles west of Jarbo Gap extending to Pulga.

Read more: Crash blocks traffic on Highway 70

 

County budget faces tough cuts

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/20/2011

“The low-hanging fruit is gone.”

That was the summary Plumas County Budget Officer Jack Ingstad delivered April 12 in a briefing to the Board of Supervisors.

Read more: County budget faces tough cuts

 

Conservation groups appeal Dyer Mountain decision

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

A coalition of Sierra conservationists filed an appeal last week to overturn approvals of the troubled Dyer Mountain development proposal, according to a press release from Mountain Meadows Conservancy.

“Today’s action is the next step in our long-term commitment to defend Dyer Mountain from the biggest development proposal in the Northern Sierra,” said Steve Robinson of Lassen County-based Mountain Meadows Conservancy.

Read more: Conservation groups appeal Dyer Mountain decision

 

Buyer beware: Internet scams abound

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/20/2011

You have been searching for weeks, looking to buy a dog for your family and you think you’ve found the perfect one.

She’s just a puppy and her owner gave you the pick of the litter — even sent you pictures so you could pick the one you really wanted.


Your new dog is actually living in another country at the moment, but that’s no problem. The owner is going to ship the adorable little pup to you for next to nothing.

 

Read more: Buyer beware: Internet scams abound

 

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