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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

Ribbon cutting at White Sulphur Springs Ranch

Feather Publishing
12/29/2010

The Mohawk Valley Stewardship Council established a milestone in the recent history of the valley when it announced acquisition of the ranch Oct. 20.

Now, a celebratory ribbon cutting at the ranch house Thursday, Dec. 9, has marked the event.

Read more: Ribbon cutting at White Sulphur Springs Ranch

 

County to appeal OHV plan

 

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
12/29/2010

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors unanimously directed county staff to submit an appeal to the Forest Service, protesting the Plumas National Forest’s (PNF) new Travel Management Plan, at a Tuesday, Dec. 19, meeting.

Public Works Director Bob Perreault told the board multiple county committees reviewed the Forest Service’s plan, resulting in a recommendation that the board appeal the decision.

Read more: County to appeal OHV plan

 

Special election: Voters can no longer request mail ballots

Ballots must be picked up at county courthouse
Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
12/29/2010

The deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the special election Jan. 4 has now passed. Voters who want to vote will have to come to the courthouse in Quincy and pick up a ballot.

Voters may vote at the courthouse, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Regular polling places will not be used for this special consolidated election. Voters should note the courthouse will be closed Friday, Dec. 31.

Read more: Special election: Voters can no longer request mail ballots

 

Graeagle transfer site remains open on weekends

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
12/29/2010

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted unanimously to keep the Graeagle Transfer site open on Saturdays and Sundays with buy-back recycling services available until at least mid-June.

Read more: Graeagle transfer site remains open on weekends

 

Start the New Year off right: brunch with the Elks

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
12/29/2010

It’s a tradition: Every year the Calpine Elks hold a New Year’s Day brunch at their lodge on Highway 70 in Maybe.

The Elks prepare a grand breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, country potatoes, biscuits and gravy, fruit and beverages. Wow.

Read more: Start the New Year off right: brunch with the Elks

 

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