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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

Assemblyman Dan Logue works to keep serial killer out of Lassen County

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A large crowd of people  waits to be let inside of Jensen Hall where the Lassen County Board of Supervisors reconvened its Tuesday, Sept. 14 meeting. People were expected to attend the meeting to voice concern over the release of convicted killer, Loren Herzog, in Lassen County.

Sept. 15, 2010 — In an exclusive phone conversation at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, Assemblyman Dan Logue told Managing Editor Barbara France that after negotiating with Scott Kernan, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation undersecretary, accused serial killer Loren Herzog who is scheduled to be released on parole this month will not be “going to Doyle, Calif."

Read more: Assemblyman Dan Logue works to keep serial killer out of Lassen County

 

County must pay back misused road funds

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
9/15/10

Plumas County Administrative Officer Jack Ingstad informed the Board of Supervisors that the county would probably have to pay nearly $320,000 in audit exceptions for "the payment of money to Frank Stewart that wasn't appropriate."

Frank Stewart was the county's Quincy Library Group Forester in the past and currently does work on county fire-safe projects as a contractor.

Read more: County must pay back misused road funds

 

Eastern Plumas Health Care expands services

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
9/15/2010


Eastern Plumas Health Care is working to expand its specialty services, and in this era of economic fear and downsizing, that might come as a surprise.

The way Chief Executive Officer Tom Hayes explains it though, it just makes sense, especially because EPHC is at a distance from larger medical centers where these services regularly occur.

Read more: Eastern Plumas Health Care expands services

 

Sewer leaks into Wolf Creek

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
9/15/2010

An estimated 60,000 gallons of raw sewage has leaked into Wolf Creek, and operators have not yet found the cause

Jim Hamblin, chief of the sanitation operations, said the pond is almost completely drained, and the search for a leak will continue.

Read more: Sewer leaks into Wolf Creek

 

Veterans Service Office no longer its own department

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
9/18/2010


The Plumas County Board of Supervisors gave its required 90-day notice Tuesday, Sep. 7, that it would cancel Veterans Service Officer Sheryl Austin's contract with the stated intention of rehiring her in a similar job that would no longer categorize her as a department head.

Read more: Veterans Service Office no longer its own department

 

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