Board appoints interim VSO
Tuesday, Dec. 7, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors appointed Dale Snook to fill the veteran’s service officer (VSO) position for the next 60 days.
The board’s unanimous vote also included the creation of a committee to select someone to fill the permanent position.
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PDH to pay legal fees for Measure B petitioners
Plumas District Hospital directors voted Thursday, Dec. 9, to pay $35,405 in attorney’s fees to Bret Cook for his pro bono work on behalf of Measure B petitioners Skip Alexander, Robert Zernich, Bob Herr, Dennis Clemens and Martin Brutlag.
The settlement notes that although the parties disagree about the appropriateness of the fees, they agreed to settle to avoid further litigation.
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Supervisors look at appealing Forest Service OHV plan
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors (BOS) created a committee to appeal the Plumas National Forest’s Travel Management Plan at a Tuesday, Dec. 7, meeting.
Eastern Plumas Supervisor Terry Swofford and Indian Valley Supervisor Robert Meacher will sit on the committee.
Read more: Supervisors look at appealing Forest Service OHV plan
DFG has plans for Humbug Valley
Indian Valley Editor
The Maidu Summit is not the only organization requesting title to Pacific Gas & Electric lands in Humbug Valley.
In November the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) cast its line into the water as well.
Read more: DFG has plans for Humbug Valley
Highway 70 is now open
12/17/2010 5:30 p.m. Update
The accidents have been cleared and the highway is now open.
State route 70 - the entire roadway is blocked approximately 5 miles west
of the Greenville Wye due to numerous vehicle spin outs. R1 chain controls
Fatal accident on Highway 70; Highway now open
12/12/2010 Updated 9:30 a.m.
The roadway has been repaired and normal two-way traffic has been restored.
12/11/2010 Updated 12:00 p.m.
SR 70 remains under one way traffic control due to a large boulder blocking the westbound lane (see photos attached). Caltrans will go to a full closure to blast the boulder, planned for early this afternoon.
The victim of the accident is reported to be Judy Johnson of Greenville.
|Collision with falling rock kills van driver on Highway 70
12/11/2010 Updated 6:30 a.m.
One way controlled trraffic remains in effect at the site of the accident. CanTrans sent a geologist to the site to assess the damage. Crews worked through the night.
12/10/2010 Updated 4:30 p.m.
A female motorist driving an older model van was killed about 3 p.m. when her van struck a boulder that apparently tumbled onto Highway 70 about three miles east of Belden,in the Feather River Canyon.
Read more: Fatal accident on Highway 70; Highway now open