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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

Posch pleads to charges

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
4/28/2010


    High Desert State Prison Sergeant Todd Posch pled no contest to two counts of filing a false police report Tuesday, April 27.   

Each charge carries a maximum possible jail sentence of six months for a total exposure of one year. Sentencing is scheduled for June 7.

Read more: Posch pleads to charges

 

Nakoma sold to Feather River Inn developer

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
4/28/2010


     After nearly six years of upheaval and bankruptcy court, the Nakoma Resort and Golf Course at Gold Mountain has been sold to the Schomac Group, Inc., developers out of Tucson, Ariz., who are also current owners of the Feather River Inn, 10 miles away at the other end of Mohawk Valley.

Read more: Nakoma sold to Feather River Inn developer

 

Marijuana growers convicted on gun and drug charges

 Feather Publishing
4/28/2010

    United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced that late Friday afternoon a federal jury convicted defendants Jose Alfredo Zepeda, 20, of East Palo Alto, and Clemente Ferrias Arroyo, 63, of Morgan Hill, of conspiring to manufacture at least 1,000 marijuana plants, manufacturing at least 1,000 marijuana plants, and possessing of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking crimes.

Read more: Marijuana growers convicted on gun and drug charges

 

Plumas Audubon to host Biodiversity Days

Feathr Publishing
4/28/2010

   Plumas Audubon Society hosts the third annual Biodiversity Days throughout May. Events include art exhibits, workshops, tours and speakers.

    The Plumas Audubon Society mission is “to promote understanding, appreciation and protection of the biodiversity of the Feather River region through education, research, and the restoration and conservation of natural ecosystems.

Read more: Plumas Audubon to host Biodiversity Days

 

Chester Elementary wins California Distinguished School Award

M. Kate West
Chester Editor
4/28/2010

    “April 15 – 16 were monumental dates for Chester Elementary School and for 483 other elementary schools that received a telephone call from California State Superintendent of Education Jack O’Connell,” said Chester Elementary School Principal Sally McGowan.

Read more: Chester Elementary wins California Distinguished School Award

 

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