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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Free community forestry webinar series to be offered in April

Feather Publishing
4/6/2011

The University of California and the Northern California Society of American Foresters will host a series of online presentations and field trips for people who are passionate about their local forests. The Community Forest Webinar Series runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight Saving Time, on April 7, 13, 20 and 27.

Field trips have been scheduled for May 7 to the Usal Forest near Fort Bragg, May 15 in Weaverville, May 28 to the Arcata Forest in Arcata and June 25 to Tahoe-Donner Forest near Truckee.

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Damaged utility pole threatens home

Feather Publishing
3/31/2011

5:30 p.m. UpdateGrnvlPole
Power has been restored to Greenville, and crews will work on replacing the pole tomorrow, according to PG&E engineer Bob Beach, who was at the scene at 5:15 p.m., to assess the work that will be needed.
4:30 p.m. Update
The faulty utility pole has been stabilized and the downtown roadway is now open. Law enforcement has been released from the incident. Power has not yet been restored to downtown Greenville.

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Forest Service wants to pick up QLG

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
3/31/2011

At a recent meeting, Plumas’ Quincy Library Group (QLG) Forester Frank Stewart told the County Board of Supervisors that Forest Service Regional Forester Randy Moore wants to increase the “pace and scale” of QLG-type projects on public lands from 140,000 acres per year to a half-million acres per year.

“It’s a major commitment but they need to put their money where their mouth is on this issue,” he added.

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Discount Taste of Plumas ticket presales end April 1

Feather Publishing
3/30/2011

Delicious delights, lovingly prepared and thoughtfully presented — that pretty much sums up the spirit of the Taste of Plumas, the first and only countywide restaurant tasting. The fifth annual event takes place Saturday, April 9, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m. Seats are still available — but presale ticket discounts end April 1 — no fooling. After April 1 all tickets will be $40.

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