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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.

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New immunization law for seventh- to 12th-grade students

Feather Publishing
4/9/2011

Plumas Unified School District and public health officials are gearing up for a large-scale immunization campaign aimed at getting an estimated 2,000-plus preteen and teen students vaccinated for whooping cough.

Read more: New immunization law for seventh- to 12th-grade students

 

Library offers free grant seeking workshop

Feather Publishing
4/8/2011

Plumas County Library is offering “Grant-Seeking Basics” Friday, April 15, from 9:30 a.m. – noon in the Quincy Library meeting room. This is a reschedule of the workshop which was cancelled in March due to illness.

The workshop will provide guidelines for identifying potential funders, and will provide training in the Foundation Center’s comprehensive online database. Attendees will learn how to create customized searches to develop targeted lists of foundations that will match their organization’s funding needs.

Read more: Library offers free grant seeking workshop

 

Ranchers wanted for survey

Feather Publishing
4/7/2011

A group of researchers at University of California, Davis has received funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to conduct cutting edge social and ecological research on rangelands. The research team aims to understand the many ways in which ranchers manage livestock and lands for multiple goals. March 21 marked the beginning of the survey, which went out to more than 1,750 ranchers asking them to share their opinions and knowledge with the survey team.

Read more: Ranchers wanted for survey

 

Bradley Appeal Denied

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
4/6/2011

Background: Willard Bradley was sentenced to 10 years in prison in early 2009 after being convicted on a charge of voluntary manslaughter with an enhancement for using a gun in the commission of a felony. A jury found Bradley, then 22, guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death May 17, 2007, of Dominik Wolfe at the Valley Heights apartments in Quincy.

Read more: Bradley Appeal Denied

 

Will financially strapped county fair find solution in Nevada State Fair?

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
4/6/2011

During an otherwise unremarkable fair board meeting Wednesday, March 30, fair manager John Steffanic briefed directors on the status of opening negotiations between Plumas-Sierra County Fair and the Nevada State Fair.

Read more: Will financially strapped county fair find solution in Nevada State Fair?

 

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