“We had a good discussion,” said Mike Wood, representative of the Carpenter’s Industrial Council Local 3074 about the union meeting held in the Almanor Recreation Center Oct. 3.
At this time, Local 3074 is still working through labor negotiations with the Collins Pine Mill.
“The purpose of the meeting was to go back to the members to get their opinion on the company’s proposals,” he added.Add a comment
The Plumas District Hospital (PDH) Board of Directors approved a request to apply for a $10 million loan to finance a hospital construction project.
CEO Doug Lafferty presented the proposal, Tuesday, Oct. 2, which included architectural drawings for new construction and renovation of existing facilities, projections for costs of the project, financing methodology, project timelines and summary.
The project’s financing would come from a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).Add a comment
Plumas District Hospital will hold the annual Fall Health Screening during the second week of October. The low-cost health screening will take place from 6:30 am – 8:30 am beginning Monday, October 8 and running through Thursday, October 11, 2012 in the North Fork Family Medicine Building on Valley View Road behind the hospital.Add a comment
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Lawrence and Church Streets in downtown Quincy about 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The male victim was take by ambulance to Plumas District Hospital.Photo by Debra Moore
A Tuesday evening mishap between a vehicle and a pedestrian sent a man to the hospital with major head injuries.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Londa Lehman, 66, of Quincy was driving westbound on Lawrence Street and preparing to turn left onto Church Street. Michael Thorton, 40, of Lodi was walking eastbound on the south sidewalk of Lawrence and came to a stop at the intersection with Lawrence. Thorton allowed several vehicles to pass before proceeding eastbound in the crosswalk on Lawrence. Lehman did not see Thorton and turned left onto Church Street.Add a comment