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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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Travel Alternatives to Avoid Delays during the Hot August Nights Event

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is asking motorists to consider alternate routes and avoid peak travel times when traveling on Interstate 80 (I-80) over the Sierra Nevada during the Hot August Nights event. Highway 70 may see increased traffic.

 

Read more: Travel Alternatives to Avoid Delays during the Hot August Nights Event

 

Public forum on Measure B held in Quincy

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
8/4/2010

The Measure B forum held by the League of Women Voters July 29, at the Veterans Hall in Quincy was notable for a couple of things: its civility considering the contentious nature of the debate on this measure, and its lack - for the most part - of new questions or ideas.

Measure B proposes to cap the hospital tax at $50/$100,000 assessed value.

Read more: Public forum on Measure B held in Quincy

 

Plumas Bank reports second quarter earnings increase

Feather Publishing
8/4/2010

    Plumas Bancorp, a bank holding company and the parent company of Plumas Bank, announced that second quarter earnings increased by $3.8 million from a net loss of $3.2 million for the second quarter period ending June 30, 2009, to net income of $576,000 during the same quarter this year.

    For the first six months of its fiscal year, Plumas Bancorp reported net income of $710,000, an increase of $5.2 million from a net loss of $4.5 million during the same period in 2009.

Read more: Plumas Bank reports second quarter earnings increase

 

Hiker dies on Nelson Creek Trail

Joshua Sebold

   Nicolas Solovieff, a 58-year-old Vallejo resident, died suddenly while hiking on the Nelson Creek Trail around noon Friday, July 23.

  Solovieff had been hiking with his brother and some friends on an annual trip when his companions realized that he was no longer with the group.

Read more: Hiker dies on Nelson Creek Trail

 

Audubon Society to host special public meeting

Western Grebe on Nest

Conservation issues relating to the Clark’s and the Western grebes will be the topic for the Aug. 5 public meeting in the Chester Memorial Hall. Photo submitted

David Arsenault
Special to Feather Publishing

The public is encouraged to attend a meeting sponsored by the Plumas Audubon Society at the Chester Memorial Hall, at the corner of Gay and Stone beginning at 6 p.m., Thursday Aug. 5.

Read more: Audubon Society to host special public meeting

 

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