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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Unforgettable experience: Forest Service officer Chris Holland knew something seemed strange when he came across a man digging a shallow hole in the woods three years ago. What he discovered was unforgettable.
  • Suicide prevented: Thanks to police and mental health workers, a man who stood on the edge of the Spanish Creek Bridge for more than two hours didn’t jump.
  • Dig could be delayed: The sheriff said he will discover what lies at the bottom of a Meadow Valley well — he’s just not sure how to pay for it or when it will happen.

QCSD Hopes to Dump Solid Waste

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
5/12/2010


    The Quincy Community Service District board of directors agreed at its April meeting that General Manager Larry Sullivan should continue working with Public Works Director Bob Perreault on the possibility of transfer of the district’s solid waste powers to the county. 

   Sullivan told directors he asked Perreault what he thought about the idea after a previous meeting where the board discussed whether dropping those powers would simplify a consolidation with East Quincy Service District.

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Winter damage at treatment plant holds up the show

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
5/12/2010

 
     The Lake Davis Treatment Plant was supposed to begin water testing in June and be online for the city of Portola in August. That was June and August of last year, not this year.  

A year later, water testing and the first flushes of water down the pipeline have not begun, halted by frozen pipes, cracked pumps and valves that didn’t make it through that first cold spell in December.

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Prescribed burn in Meadow Valley


Feather Publishing
5/7/2010 a.m. Update
 
Firefighters from the Mt. Hough Ranger District will continue prescribed burning on the Meadow Valley project today, May 7.  The location is across from Lowell Bader Park in Meadow Valley, between Deanes Valley Rd. FS 24N29 and Massey Creek Rd and near Bucks Lake Rd..  It is anticipated the project will be completed today.
 

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Judge rules in favor of petitioners

Breaking News
Feather Publishing
5/10/2010

A judge ruled this afternoon in favor of tax limitation petitioners, granting their request for an injunction to keep Plumas District Hospital from selling more bonds, moving the tax limitation initiative election up from November to August, and disallowing PDH's ballot label language. For the complete story, see Wednesday's issue of the Feather River Bulletin or check back at plumasnews.com.

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