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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

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Plumas County Museum to stay open Sundays in October

Feather Publishing
10/7/2011

The Plumas County Museum will be open Sundays in October from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in conjunction with the Plumas County Visitors Bureau fall foliage promotion.

The museum, which was also open Sundays in October last year, saw 114 visitors through its doors on those days alone. As one of only a couple of places open in Quincy on Saturdays and Sundays, the museum is a welcome stop for visitors to the county.

Read more: Plumas County Museum to stay open Sundays in October

 

Mountain Harvest Festival coming to Quincy

Feather Publishing
10/5/2011

Need to forget all the bad economic news for a while and get together and have some fun?    Plumas Arts can’t think of a better time or place to do just that than the eighth annual Mountain Harvest Festival Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds from 1 to 5 p.m.

Plumas Arts invites folks to come together in beautiful Quincy where the fantastic fall colors show amid majestic American Valley pines and practice some social networking — the old fashioned way: face to face, in the same place. There is more than one reason hundreds of people consider this one of their favorite events of the year.

Read more: Mountain Harvest Festival coming to Quincy

 

To buy or not to buy still at issue in hospital loan

Diana Jorgenson
Staff Writer
10/5/2011

What should have been a simple City Council approval of loan documents drawn up by Steve Gross, the city of Portola and Eastern Plumas Health Care’s mutual attorney, (with smiles and thanks all around) led to continued and extended discussion at the regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28, regarding whether the city should purchase property owned by EPHC outright.

Read more: To buy or not to buy still at issue in hospital loan

 

Here they come; inmate transfer begins

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
10/5/2011

Ready or not … here they come.

On Saturday, Oct. 1, the criminal justice system in California began one of the most drastic and controversial overhauls in recent history.

As a result of Assembly Bill 109, many felons deemed “nonviolent” will be serving their prison sentences in county jails instead of state prisons.

Read more: Here they come; inmate transfer begins

 

Early winter storm closes Lassen Park road

Feather Publishing
10/8/2011 - The scenic highway through Lassen Volcanic National Park is now open again.

Original post 10/5/2011
The scenic highway through Lassen Volcanic National Park is reported to have been temporarily closed as a storm moves across the mountains and snowfall accumulates in the higher elevations. Hazardous and icy road conditions require this temporary closure of the highway. Park road crews will work to remove the expected 10 to 20 inches of snow by Friday afternoon which will allow visitors to drive the highway this weekend.
 

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