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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

Supervisors pass water rights resolution

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
4/13/2011

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution recognizing water rights in the county and pledging to take them into account when conducting or approving watershed restoration projects in the county at a Tuesday, April 5, meeting.

Flood Control and Water Conservation District Manager Brian Morris brought the resolution before the board.

Read more: Supervisors pass water rights resolution

 

Excursion train to visit Plumas County

Feather Publishing
4/13/2011

A rare excursion train, the Northern California Explorer, will head out Friday, June 3, for a great loop journey through some of the most awesome terrain California has to offer.

This three-day, two-night railroad experience is an exceptional opportunity for absorbing California railroad history as well as for seeing first-hand Northern California’s majestic wonders of nature and geology.

Read more: Excursion train to visit Plumas County

 

Helicopter logging will disrupt traffic

Feather Publishing
4/12/2011

Those who travel into Plumas National Forest via Lights Creek Road in Indian Valley may experience delays for a few weeks. Helicopter logging began Wednesday, April 6, on the Cairn MP Fire Salvage Sale, part of the area burned in the Moonlight Wildfire. There will be traffic control on County Road 213, the Lights Creek Road, due to logs being flown overhead.

Read more: Helicopter logging will disrupt traffic

 

New immunization law for seventh- to 12th-grade students

Feather Publishing
4/9/2011

Plumas Unified School District and public health officials are gearing up for a large-scale immunization campaign aimed at getting an estimated 2,000-plus preteen and teen students vaccinated for whooping cough.

Read more: New immunization law for seventh- to 12th-grade students

 

Library offers free grant seeking workshop

Feather Publishing
4/8/2011

Plumas County Library is offering “Grant-Seeking Basics” Friday, April 15, from 9:30 a.m. – noon in the Quincy Library meeting room. This is a reschedule of the workshop which was cancelled in March due to illness.

The workshop will provide guidelines for identifying potential funders, and will provide training in the Foundation Center’s comprehensive online database. Attendees will learn how to create customized searches to develop targeted lists of foundations that will match their organization’s funding needs.

Read more: Library offers free grant seeking workshop

 

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