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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

Local fishing association seeks help to repair fish cages at Lake Almanor

10/13/2010 

M. Kate West

Chester Editor

  “The fish cage program in Hamilton Branch has been in operation for the past 22 years with little to no maintenance,” said Paul Garrido of Almanor Fishing Association.

  Due to wind, water surges and winter snows, the platforms and cages have greatly deteriorated.

Read more: Local fishing association seeks help to repair fish cages at Lake Almanor

 

Photo bloggers are boosting Plumas County tourism

10/13/2010

Suzi Brakken - Plumas County Visitor's Bureau

The promotion of Plumas County’s fall foliage has attracted unprecedented numbers of visitors and inquiries this year, but there’s been an additional benefit, thanks to technology. The changing leaves have been attracting more and more photographers and photo clubs who post their pictures online via websites, blogs and Facebook, thereby adding to the viral marketing effort.

Read more: Photo bloggers are boosting Plumas County tourism

 

Burn ban rescinded

10/12/2010  

Effective Friday, Oct. 8 at 8 a.m., the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit has rescinded the suspension on all burning on State Responsibility Area Lands within Lassen, Modoc and Plumas Counties.  Burn permits are not required until May 1, 2011.

  Following are some important things to remember regarding residential burning:

Read more: Burn ban rescinded

 

Hearing ends without decision on Feather River Inn

10/11/2010

     A daylong hearing Friday, Oct. 8, on the lawsuit that has stymied development at the Feather River Inn ended without a decision.

     The judge said she would issue an opinion within 90 days.

Read more: Hearing ends without decision on Feather River Inn

 

League hosts host of forums

The League of Women Voters will host the candidates for U.S. Congressional District 4 in a debate Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Theatre.

There are three candidates running for the 4th District seat in Congress: Republican incumbent Tom McClintock, Democrat Clint Curtis and Independent Ben Emery. Each candidate has been invited.

Read more: League hosts host of forums

 

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