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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

County closes underaged drinking loophole

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
11/17/2010

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a new ordinance targeting underaged drinking at a Tuesday, Nov. 9, meeting.

District Attorney-elect David Hollister told the board the ordinance would close a loophole that many counties have encountered in state laws.

Read more: County closes underaged drinking loophole

 

Former coach sues college for racial discrimination

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
11/17/2010

Feather River College, its athletic director Merle Trueblood and its head football coach James Johnson were sued Nov. 11 in United States District Court in Sacramento by Eric Small, former assistant head football coach, on charges of racial discrimination. Small is African-American.

Read more: Former coach sues college for racial discrimination

 

Locals look for way to keep transfer station open

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
11/17/2010

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors (BOS) unanimously approved a plan to keep the Graeagle Transfer Site open on weekends for the next month while locals try to find a way to keep it open in the long term.

Graeagle resident Jack Bridge presented the views of a group of community members about the proposed closing of the area’s waste transfer site at a Tuesday, Nov. 9, meeting.

Read more: Locals look for way to keep transfer station open

 

Winter weather headed our way

Feather Publishing
11/16/2010

National Weather Service statement as of 4:30 AM PST on November 16, 2010

... Winter weather to return to northern California this weekend...
A cold low pressure system developing over the Gulf of Alaska will drop southward and affect northern California this weekend.

Read more: Winter weather headed our way

 

Lassen National Forest conducting fall prescribed burns

Feather Publishing
11/14/2010

The Almanor Ranger District of the Lassen National Forest is conducting prescribed burns.  Hand piles and machine piles are being burned in several locations.  Burning is conducted in close coordination with the Air Quality Control District and under weather conditions that should minimize smoke impacts to communities, however some smoke impact may occur.

Read more: Lassen National Forest conducting fall prescribed burns

 

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