Dr. Kevin Trutna can officially take the “interim” tag off his title as Feather River College superintendent and president. We at Feather Publishing want to join the ranks of well-wishers in congratulating Trutna and FRC’s board of directors for a job well done.
Some of you readers might already know I’ve suddenly retired after 19 years with Feather Publishing, yet many of you will probably be surprised. Sorry for the understated cliché here.
I can’t say this is really a surprise to me, for I have struggled to meet my responsibilities at work for the past few months.
My first summer working at the stables in Graeagle was full of adventures and moments of growth. None so prominent as the ordeal I went through when I decided I really liked being in Graeagle.
It was the middle of July and I had finally gotten in the groove of my new job. I knew every horse’s name, I was starting to enjoy spending time in the little town, and I finally could lead trails without getting lost. Or so I thought.
I just learned that an old friend of mine passed away. Her name was Cheryl and her family had a cottage on the same road as mine in Bradford, N.H.
I was closer in age to her two older sisters, but the three of them, my brother Mike and I, and our next-door neighbors John and Mike, were quite the gang of teenagers on Howlett Road in the early ’70s.
Two of our county’s cornerstone institutions are facing a crisis. And we urge our elected representatives locally and in the state Legislature to do everything in their power to help.
Seneca Healthcare District and Eastern Plumas Health Care are facing cuts to their respective skilled nursing facilities due to a bill passed in the California Legislature in 2011.
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