Nine million people in the past eight weeks signed up for Medicaid, CEO Doug Lafferty told Plumas District Hospital’s board of directors. And 600 million people lost their insurance.
These are just a couple of factors among many in the complex web of the Affordable Care Act that health providers across the nation are dealing with as the deadline to comply gets closer.
Forget climbing three flights of stairs — Plumas County residents will soon be able to view the Board of Supervisors proceedings from the comfort of their own couches.
Beginning sometime in January, the board meetings will be streamed live, as well as archived for future viewing on the county’s website.
Heidi Rose, a resident of the Mohawk Valley, has recently been hired as the coordinator of the Mohawk Community Resource Center.
Rose has a background in community organizing, office management, volunteer recruitment and coordination, and event planning. From an early age she has volunteered with various organizations and believes that volunteers are “the heart of an organization.”
Kristin Charbonnier is flanked by Plumas County Superior Court Judges Ira Kaufman, left, and Janet Hilde, right, and District Attorney David Hollister moments after being sworn in as an attorney Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Plumas County courthouse in Quincy. Photos by Dan McDonald
A Taylorsville woman became the newest attorney in Plumas County last week.
Kristin Charbonnier, a 2004 Greenville High School graduate, was sworn in by Plumas County Superior Court Judge Ira Kaufman during a courtroom ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 11.
Charbonnier passed the bar exam in July after graduating from the University of California at Davis’ King Hall School of Law in May.
|Mayor Phil Oels|
The new mayor of Portola, Phil Oels, is stepping into a tough position. However, as the public expressed at the City Council meeting Dec. 11, the community is renewing its spirit and hoping to shed its days of struggle.
The public comment portion of the meeting was full of gratitude and excitement over the success of the Portola Tree Lighting event. Audrey Ellis, director of the Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, presented a video highlighting the parade and other events the evening featured. She reported, that along with crowds of hundreds of people, more than 100 kids got to meet and take pictures with Santa.
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