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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Shock and grief: Friends and co-workers try to come to grips with the death of Cromberg couple Mike and Olga Kroencke whose bodies were found Saturday near Oroville.
  • Plan approved: Supervisors approved the county’s new mental health plan, but some are wondering aloud if it will make any difference.
  • Ice cream cash: Sheriff Greg Hagwood’s appearance in an ice cream commercial last April resulted in a sweet treat for the county.

Man arrested on arson charges

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer 
10/31/2011

A man was arrested Monday, Oct. 31, in connection with several fires that were set along Highway 36 near Westwood earlier that morning.

Andrew Giampapa was arrested by Plumas County sheriff’s deputies on charges of arson, being under the influence of a controlled substance and violating parole.

Read more: Man arrested on arson charges

M3.8 aftershock felt in Plumas County Sunday morning

10/30/2011
7:45 a.m.

The US Geological Survey has lowered the intensity of the earthquake to M3.8.

Original post 6:30 a.m. - A M4.1 earthquake was felt at 6:25 a.m. Sunday morning in Plumas, Lassen and Sierra counties. The epicenter was in a similar location as the quake last Wednesday, this time it was nine miles SSE from Whitehawk, CA (39.604°N, 120.473°W), with a depth of 8.7 miles. This again puts the epicenter in Sierra County.

Read more: M3.8 aftershock felt in Plumas County Sunday morning

Plumas County applies for new jail grant

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
10/31/2011

It might be considered a long shot, but Plumas County could get a new state-of-the-art $20 million jail for $1 million.

Sheriff Greg Hagwood outlined the possibility for the Board of Supervisors during a meeting Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Read more: Plumas County applies for new jail grant

Public meeting on proposed Quincy courthouse Nov. 1

Feather Publishing 
10/28/2011

A public meeting Tuesday, Nov. 1, will provide an update on the current status of the new Quincy courthouse project and potential sites. At the meeting, the public and other interested parties will have an opportunity to hear about the status of the statewide courthouse construction program in light of the state’s budget, progress on site selection for the new Quincy courthouse, and planned next steps.

Read more: Public meeting on proposed Quincy courthouse Nov. 1



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