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

  • Townhalls attract crowds: Assemblyman Brian Dahle and Sen. Ted Gaines met with constituents in Quincy and Chester during a three-meeting swing through Plumas and Lassen counties.
  • New leader: After nearly three decades, the Plumas County Mental Health Commission has a new leader. Supervisor Kevin Goss was named to replace Hank Eisenmann.
  • Home away from home: As of last week, new homes had been found for all of the patients at Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation and most had already moved.

School board approves early retirement package

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
3/14/2012

The Plumas Unified School District governing board approved an early retirement package for its teachers March 8, but it was met with mixed reviews.

“We thought we were doing a good thing here,” said trustee Bob Tuerck, “but it hasn’t been received the way we thought it would.”

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Highway 70 now open

Feather Publishing
3/14/2012

Updated 12:45 p.m

Highway 70 is now open to two way traffic.


4:30 a.m.

A rock slide has closed Highway 70. The highway is closed between Jarbo Gap in Butte County to the Greenville Wye (Highway 70/89 junction). No information on when the highway will be opened is available. More information will be posted as soon as it is available.

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Public Health Director Mimi Hall resigns

Dan McDonaldBreakingNews
Staff Writer
2/12/2012

Plumas County Public Health Director Mimi Hall resigned on Friday, March 9.

She said in her letter to the Board of Supervisors that she would remain in her Quincy office until April 20. She will be an employee of the county until June 7.

Hall has been the county’s lead person in charge of bringing back state-sanctioned alcohol and drug services.

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County’s mental health director Sebold resigns

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
3/9/2012

 

Plumas County Director of Mental Health John Sebold has resigned.

The long-time county department head submitted a letter of resignation to the county Board of Supervisors on Thursday morning, March 8.

In an email to the Mental Hyealth Commission,  Sebold said he will be retiring in late May.

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Service districts hope to win grant for new treatment plant study

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
3/9/2012

The Quincy Community Services District agreed to bet a couple hundred dollars for a chance to win $100,000.

“It’s better than buying a lottery ticket,” Quincy board member Ruth Jackson said.

“Yes it is,” said Plumas County Community Action executive director David Keller.

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