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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • New state: Proponents of the state of Jefferson pushed the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to sign a declaration of support Jan. 20, but they didn’t get it.
  • Nursing home to close: Healthcare leaders learned that the skilled nursing hospital in Quincy is slated for closure, which would result in the relocation of more than three dozen patients and the loss of 60 jobs.
  • Program sacked: Judge Ira Kaufman is no longer sentencing people to drug court. He said he was ending the program because clients weren’t being served.

Community groups get grant funds

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
1/5/2011

The Plumas County Community Development Commission (CDC) board approved the regional Community Action Agency's (CAA) funding decisions for the 2011 calendar year at a December meeting.

The local CAA serves as an advisory board, helping the CDC decide where to give out community service grant funds in Lassen, Plumas and Sierra Counties. Add a comment

Read more: Community groups get grant funds

Supervisors consider downtown courthouse location

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
1/5/2011

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to sign a letter of interest, telling the state it would consider selling Dame Shirley Plaza and the building across the street, which houses the building and planning departments, at a Tuesday, Dec. 21, meeting.

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Read more: Supervisors consider downtown courthouse location

County gets half-million for Rich Fire damage

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
1/5/2011

Community Development Commission (CDC) Executive Director David Keller announced at a December CDC board meeting that the county would be receiving $526,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Disaster Recovery Initiative. Add a comment

Read more: County gets half-million for Rich Fire damage

Wolf Creek tests show increases in fecal contamination

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
1.5.2011


During recent storm events in Greenville, fecal contamination levels in Wolf Creek exceeded state water quality standards, but whether or not the source is the sewer ponds remains in question.

Creek samples at intervals above and below the ponds were required after a leak was discovered last summer in a sewer pond used as a secondary sump, or transfer pond. Add a comment

Read more: Wolf Creek tests show increases in fecal contamination


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