Airport commission nixes one possible courthouse site
The Plumas County Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) unanimously approved a letter strongly recommending against the state building on one of the proposed new courthouse sites at a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22.
The commission received correspondence from the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) indicating the top three sites being considered: the Crescent site, practically right across Highway 70 from Gansner Field airport; the Waters site, located behind Chevron and adjacent to Dellinger Pond; and the Dame Shirley Plaza site.
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Community development to get hit by retroactive reductions
Community Development Commission (CDC) staff delivered gloomy reports about the future of the agency’s federal funding at the group’s last two meetings.
The bad news began to pile up when Executive Director David Keller told the commission the House of Representatives finally submitted its bill for reductions, five months into the federal fiscal year.
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FRC to issue its first faculty layoff notices
Trustees for Feather River College voted unanimously Friday, March 4, to reduce the school’s academic faculty by the equivalent of 2.5 positions. An additional position, in early childhood education (ECE), was saved after impassioned testimony from students, teachers, parents and staff during public comment.
The cuts include half-time equivalents in men’s basketball, women’s basketball and physical education, and a full-time equivalent in administrative office management.
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Lady Tigers get home game for State tournament
The Portola High School girls' basketball team has enjoyed great success this year. Tonight they get a home game for the first round of the CIF State tournament!
The Lady Tigers take on Vacaville Christian who is ranked 10. The Tigers are ranked 7th. Fans are encouraged to come out and support the Lady Tigers at 7:00 tonight at Portola High School.
Tea party hosts travel management presentation tonight
The Almanor Basin Tea Party will host the third presentation in its series on the Plumas National Forest Travel Management Plan tonight, March 8, at 6 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 225 Gay St. in Chester.
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