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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.

-Headline News

Homicide victim identified

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
5/11/2011

A man whose body was discovered in a motor home April 29 in Plumas County was identified Friday as Brian Joseph Graves, 49.

According to the Yuba City Appeal-Democrat and the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office, Graves was a Marysville-area transient.

Ricky Ray Kingsley, 53, has been charged with murder in Graves’ death.

Read more: Homicide victim identified

 

PG&E, environmental experts to attend May 25 cloud-seeding forum

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
5/11/2011

Almost from the time scientists discovered how to coax extra moisture from clouds, they have done it.

Today’s cloud-seeding technology can produce up to 10 percent more rain and snow in areas where it has been determined necessary.

Read more: PG&E, environmental experts to attend May 25 cloud-seeding forum

 

FRC trustees to consider classified staffing cuts

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
5/9/2011

At its meeting Tuesday, May 10, the Feather River Community College District Board of Trustees will consider a resolution eliminating a total of 6.75 full time equivalent (FTE) classified staff positions.

According to the resolution, the reasons for the cuts are either workload-related, due to budget constraints, or a combination of the two.

Read more: FRC trustees to consider classified staffing cuts

 

Indian Valley Community Resource Center a real asset for the community

Feather Publishing
5/6/2011

Two years ago, when the Indian Valley Community Center was still under construction, Dennis Thibeault, executive director of Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center, toured the site and envisioned a partnership between the Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District and the Indian Valley Family Resource Center.

Read more: Indian Valley Community Resource Center a real asset for the community

 

PG&E customers can delay SmartMeter installation

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
5/4/2011

PG&E customers who have safety or other concerns about SmartMeters can now delay installation.

The company announced April 25 that customers who have not yet received a SmartMeter could temporarily delay the installation of their new meter. PG&E began installing the controversial meters in Plumas County last month.

Read more: PG&E customers can delay SmartMeter installation

 

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