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

  • Lucky dog: After eight harrowing days lost in the Plumas National Forest, a missing Shetland sheepdog was found. He was hungry, tired, cold, scratched, limping on bloody paws and missing some fur. But his tail was wagging.
  • On trial: The trial for a Quincy man accused of inflicting fatal injuries on a toddler in 2013 is scheduled to begin March 12.
  • Moving on: Just days after Plumas District Hospital announced that it couldn’t take over Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation, several residents of the facility have found new homes.

PG&E ranked as nation’s top utility for solar installations

Feather Publishing
4/25/2012

A new survey by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) ranks Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) as the nation’s top electric utility in the amount of solar power added to its system in 2011. PG&E is first in the Annual Solar Megawatts category of the more than 240 utilities that participated in SEPA’s 2011 utility solar rankings survey.

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Plumas County Road Department begins spring road opening

Feather Publishing
4/24/2012

Plumas County Public Works announced that spring opening of roads listed under winter closure was set to begin Monday, April 23.

Some work has already begun with the warmer conditions. Bucks Lake Road is now open to the Haskins T and other roads are opening daily.

Click the link below for the most current update.

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Small plane crashes at Deerwater Air Field in Sierraville

Feather Publishing
4/24/2012

A Truckee man was upset but not injured after flipping his small plane in Sierra Valley last week.

On Friday, April 20, around 10:35 a.m., the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office received a call about an overturned aircraft at Deerwater Air Field in Sierraville. Deerwater Field is a small landing strip with a taxiway and parking for small aircraft.

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Wanted: old tires for amnesty day

Feather Publishing
4/25/2012

 

Plumas County residents are offered free tire disposal during a Tire Amnesty Day Saturday, May 5, in Greenville from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., or until the trailer fills up.

Passenger truck and car tires without rims will be accepted for free.

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Members work to keep Sierra Valley Grange alive

Maureen Kimberling
Sierra Valley Grange
4/25/2012

How often do you drive through Vinton on Highway 70 and pass the white building with the words Cowboy Poetry in large blue letters and the Sierra Valley Grange in smaller letters? The next time you pass by, take a deep breath and pause the busy thoughts going through your mind. You’re passing a bit of living history.

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