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Downed power line causes power outage and road closure

Feather Publishing
3/9/2014 

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At approximately 3 a.m. Sunday, a power line fell across Highway 70 at the crest of what is commonly referred to as Cemetery Hill in Quincy. The line remained fully energized causing both a power outage and road closure.

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Chester Public Utility District appoints new board member

M. Kate West
Staff Writer
3/9/2014

 

The Chester Public Utility District board of directors has a new member.

At a Tuesday, Feb. 25, special meeting, the board unanimously approved the addition of Garn Pringle to fill the open seat.

Read more: Chester Public Utility District appoints new board member

 

Wife pleads guilty to 2011 murder of Susanville police officer

Sam Williams
Staff Writer
3/7/2014
 

Joanna McElrath, 39, who pleaded guilty Friday, Feb. 28 to the Jan. 1, 2011 premeditated and deliberate first-degree murder of her husband, off-duty Susanville police officer Robert McElrath, will be a senior citizen if she’s ever allowed to walk free from behind those prison walls.

According to a plea bargain offered by Lassen County District Attorney Bob Burns, McElrath is expected to receive a 25-years-to-life sentence during a 1:30 pm. May 23 hearing in Lassen Superior Court.

Read more: Wife pleads guilty to 2011 murder of Susanville police officer

 

Customer told to leave meeting after confrontation

Carolyn Shipp
Staff Writer
3/7/2014

 

A heated dispute with an angry customer overshadowed regular business at an electric company meeting in Delleker last week.

Out!  You are filming me without my permission, and that is a crime in California.” Bob Marshall, General Manger of Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative

During the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, a Clio couple blasted the co-op over a disputed meter.

The confrontation ended after PSREC General Manager Bob Marshall told the couple to leave for shooting video during the members’ meeting.

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Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Council meet

Feather Publishing
3/7/2014
 

With more than 120 countywide sponsors, a core group of 12 impassioned people gathered at Moon’s on Thursday, Feb. 27, to discuss website analytics, upcoming events and opportunities to market Plumas County to the world.

The website, Plumascounty.org, is flourishing under the management of the group while being maintained by Karen Moritz.

Read more: Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Council meet

 

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