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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
  • Lesser charges: A former Chester Public Utility District general manager pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month in connection with unauthorized use of a district credit card at a Reno strip club.

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Bret Cook named to Plumas Unified School District Board

Feather Publishing
5/5/2011

Greenville attorney Bret Cook is the new Indian Valley representative on the Plumas Unified School District Board. He will be sworn in during the Tuesday, May 10, meeting in Chester.

 

 

They’re off to see the wizard

Feather Publishing
5/4/2011
WOZ

TICKETS SOLD OUT  -  The Tin Man (David Riley), Dorothy (Claire Kepple), the Scarecrow (Jeff Bryan) and the Lion (Tanner Johns) are ready to skip down the Yellow Brick Road as Feather River College’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” opens tonight at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Theatre in downtown Quincy.

Read more: They’re off to see the wizard

 

DFG lambasted over move to eliminate game refuges

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
5/4/2011

California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) officials responsible for the move to eliminate state game refuges were lambasted by the public and several state, federal and national groups and agencies.

Out of about 5,000 comments received, more than 90 percent opposed the move that would effectively open the refuges to hunting under state regulations.

Read more: DFG lambasted over move to eliminate game refuges

 

Plumas Audubon offers bird walk Saturday, May 7 in Quincy

Feather Publishing
5/6/2011

With the warmer weather new bird songs can be heard in Plumas County as spring migrants begin to arrive, buds are breaking and flowers are appearing. The Plumas Audubon Society has developed a program of bird and botany walks to provide all who are interested with an opportunity to see some of these birds and various plants with guidance from people who have expertise in identifying different species.

On Saturday, May 7, David Arsenault and Tony Hall will lead a morning bird walk that will explore Spanish Creek from Gansner Park down to the wastewater treatment ponds. The walk will start at the parking area next to the tennis courts in Gansner Park at 7:30 a.m.

Read more: Plumas Audubon offers bird walk Saturday, May 7 in Quincy

 

Almanor Basin blanketed in smoke

Feather Publishing
5/3/2011

At 5:37 p.m., May 3, Chester Fire Assistant Fire Chief Nick Dawson said, "The Susanville Inter-Agency Fire Center reports that the smoke inundating the Lake Almanor Basin is from a 300 acre controlled burn in the Hat Creek area." The north winds are bringing the smoke directly over the mountains and coating the Lake Almanor Basin. Visibility becomes challenged from approximately 2 miles east of Plumas County Road A-13 and through the community of Chester. The smoke is the densest in the back bay of Lake Almanor near the Last Chance Campground. 

 

 

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