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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Fire district responds: The Graeagle Fire Protection District’s board explains its process for annexing the Feather River Inn development into the GFPD
  • Storm aftermath: The first winter storm to hit Plumas County the season wasn’t as strong as forecasters predicted, but it still toppled trees and left thousands without power.
  • Costly chase: Three Caltrans snowplows and a CHP vehicle were badly damaged after a man stole a snowplow and led officers on a two-hour chase.

Local eatery, outdoor seating

Feaather Publishing

After taking the winter off, photography hobbyist and Lake Almanor Basin resident Jan Davies has again hit her stride in capturing incredible wildlife scenes.

Catching sight of an osprey that had just made his selection from the interactive lunch menu featured by the North Fork Feather River, she trailed him as he flew down Main Street in Chester.

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Two people injured in single-car crash

Feather Publishing

Two people were injured on Monday, April 30, during a single-car accident in Quincy.

Luke Medeiros, 19, of Quincy, and Melissa Kalbfleisch, 18, of Reno were transported to Plumas District Hospital after the car Kalbfleisch was driving struck a guardrail.

The accident happened at 1 p.m. on Quincy Junction Road, north of Clear Creek Road.

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Woman found dead in Feather River

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer

On Friday, April 27, two men preparing for an afternoon of kayaking saw an “unconscious woman” floating face-down in the Feather River at Rich Bar.

“We weren’t sure if the person was alive,” said Quincy resident Kurt Sable. “Conner (Herdt) yelled at the person and was prepared to throw a rope.”

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Separation agreement finalized; Harris to get year’s severance pay

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor

The Plumas Unified School District board has reached a separation agreement with Superintendent Glenn Harris that will pay him $10,775 a month for 12 months. He will also receive $950 a month for health care.

The agreement became final at midnight Thursday night, April 26, following elapse of a seven-day grace period. The board released the agreement Friday morning, April 27.

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Self resigns as Seneca District Hospital CEO

M. Kate West
Staff Writer

Doug Self, chief executive officer for Seneca Healthcare District (SHD), submitted his resignation to the board of directors Friday, April 20.

He has accepted the position of chief operating officer for the Carson-Tahoe Health System (CTHS), which is based in Carson City.

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