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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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Quincy residents rally against sexual violence

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

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Two dozen people rally in front of the county courthouse in Quincy today in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Standing in Solidarity to Stop Sexual Violence rally includs men, women and children. Passing motorists enthusiastically honk their support.
Photo by Delaine Fragnoli
 

Crash blocks traffic on Highway 70

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

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11:00 a.m. Update

It appears the traffic has been cleared.  Cal Trans still reports areas of one-way controlled traffic in the Feather River Canyon starting two miles west of Jarbo Gap extending to Pulga.

Read more: Crash blocks traffic on Highway 70

 

County budget faces tough cuts

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/20/2011

“The low-hanging fruit is gone.”

That was the summary Plumas County Budget Officer Jack Ingstad delivered April 12 in a briefing to the Board of Supervisors.

Read more: County budget faces tough cuts

 

Conservation groups appeal Dyer Mountain decision

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

A coalition of Sierra conservationists filed an appeal last week to overturn approvals of the troubled Dyer Mountain development proposal, according to a press release from Mountain Meadows Conservancy.

“Today’s action is the next step in our long-term commitment to defend Dyer Mountain from the biggest development proposal in the Northern Sierra,” said Steve Robinson of Lassen County-based Mountain Meadows Conservancy.

Read more: Conservation groups appeal Dyer Mountain decision

 

Buyer beware: Internet scams abound

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/20/2011

You have been searching for weeks, looking to buy a dog for your family and you think you’ve found the perfect one.

She’s just a puppy and her owner gave you the pick of the litter — even sent you pictures so you could pick the one you really wanted.


Your new dog is actually living in another country at the moment, but that’s no problem. The owner is going to ship the adorable little pup to you for next to nothing.

 

Read more: Buyer beware: Internet scams abound

 

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