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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • New state: Proponents of the state of Jefferson pushed the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to sign a declaration of support Jan. 20, but they didn’t get it.
  • Nursing home to close: Healthcare leaders learned that the skilled nursing hospital in Quincy is slated for closure, which would result in the relocation of more than three dozen patients and the loss of 60 jobs.
  • Program sacked: Judge Ira Kaufman is no longer sentencing people to drug court. He said he was ending the program because clients weren’t being served.

West End Theatre hosts three musical acts

Feather Publishing
7/11/2012

 

The West End Theatre in Quincy will host its first evening of music Sunday, July 15. Local Quincy musician Mel Wade will kick off the music at 7 p.m., followed by Lucas Young and the Wilderness, of Reno, and Victor & Penny, of Chicago.

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Sheriff reports ‘relatively quiet’ holiday weekend

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
7/10/2012

There were very few problems associated with celebrations and festivities during the long Fourth of July week.

Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood said he was impressed by how smoothly everything went. He praised event organizers and said he was pleased by how well the thousands of visitors conducted themselves.

“It was relatively quiet,” Hagwood said. “There were fewer arrests than last year.”

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Mountain lion attacks man in Nevada County

Feather Publishing
7/14/2012

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has confirmed a mountain lion attacked a 63-year-old man who was camping northwest of Nevada City. The attack occurred in the early morning hours of July 1.

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East Quincy gets rate hike

Laura Beaton
Staff Writer
7/11/2-12

Nobody protested the proposed rate hike at the East Quincy Services District (EQSD) protest hearing July 2. The board of directors approved the increase, which ups sewer rates by 3 percent.

A single-family residence currently paying $43.78 will pay an additional $1.31 per month.

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Feds settle with Sierra Pacific in Moonlight suit

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
Updated 7/9/2012

Settlement to include cash and transfer of timberlands

According to a memo from SPI owners Red, George and Mark Emmerson to SPI employees Monday, July 9, the settlement will include cash and a transfer of some timberlands.

In their memo, the Emmersons reassured their employees that the settlement would not affect their jobs or the overall viability of SPI.

The Emmersons said they still believe neither SPI nor its contractors started the fire, but because they could still be found responsible, they decided to settle.


7/6/2012

The federal government has settled its suit against Sierra Pacific Industries over who started the 2007 Moonlight Fire, sources reported Thursday, July 5.

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