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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.

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Forest Service wants to pick up QLG

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
3/31/2011

At a recent meeting, Plumas’ Quincy Library Group (QLG) Forester Frank Stewart told the County Board of Supervisors that Forest Service Regional Forester Randy Moore wants to increase the “pace and scale” of QLG-type projects on public lands from 140,000 acres per year to a half-million acres per year.

“It’s a major commitment but they need to put their money where their mouth is on this issue,” he added.

Read more: Forest Service wants to pick up QLG

 

Discount Taste of Plumas ticket presales end April 1

Feather Publishing
3/30/2011

Delicious delights, lovingly prepared and thoughtfully presented — that pretty much sums up the spirit of the Taste of Plumas, the first and only countywide restaurant tasting. The fifth annual event takes place Saturday, April 9, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m. Seats are still available — but presale ticket discounts end April 1 — no fooling. After April 1 all tickets will be $40.

Read more: Discount Taste of Plumas ticket presales end April 1

 

Organizers begin warming up for perennial Relay for Life

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
3/30/2011

In 2010, Plumas County’s Relay for Life passed the million dollar mark. Teams raised $80,000 to put the event’s 12-year, cumulative total at $1,027,550.

One of the smallest fundraising relays for the American Cancer Society (ACS), Plumas County has become the highest producing per capita event in the nation and one of the most cost effective, according to Pandora Valle, the 2011 event coordinator.

Read more: Organizers begin warming up for perennial Relay for Life

 

Federal, state regulators issue a Consent Order to Plumas Bank

Mike Taborski
Publisher
3/30/2011

Plumas Bancorp, the parent company of Plumas Bank, has been given a Consent Order issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the California Department of Financial Institutions.

The bank’s interim president and CEO, Andrew J. Ryback, said this Order was the result of a regulatory examination covering the 12-month period ending June 30, 2010.

Read more: Federal, state regulators issue a Consent Order to Plumas Bank

 

Public Works Director says county roads are in disrepair

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
3/30/2011

County Public Works Director Bob Perreault recently warned the Plumas County Board of Supervisors (BOS) the county’s road system was in a critical window of disrepair where neglecting maintenance could lead to ballooning costs.

In reaction, the board unanimously approved a resolution and letter, both calling for the state Legislature to protect road funding.

Read more: Public Works Director says county roads are in disrepair

 

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