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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • Lucky dog: After eight harrowing days lost in the Plumas National Forest, a missing Shetland sheepdog was found. He was hungry, tired, cold, scratched, limping on bloody paws and missing some fur. But his tail was wagging.
  • On trial: The trial for a Quincy man accused of inflicting fatal injuries on a toddler in 2013 is scheduled to begin March 12.
  • Moving on: Just days after Plumas District Hospital announced that it couldn’t take over Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation, several residents of the facility have found new homes.

Rash of vehicle break-ins

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/21/2011

Vehicles parked in East Quincy were targeted by thieves last weekend.

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office received at least 11 reports related to items stolen between Friday morning and Sunday afternoon.

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Quincy residents rally against sexual violence

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

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Two dozen people rally in front of the county courthouse in Quincy today in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The Standing in Solidarity to Stop Sexual Violence rally includs men, women and children. Passing motorists enthusiastically honk their support.
Photo by Delaine Fragnoli
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Crash blocks traffic on Highway 70

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

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11:00 a.m. Update

It appears the traffic has been cleared.  Cal Trans still reports areas of one-way controlled traffic in the Feather River Canyon starting two miles west of Jarbo Gap extending to Pulga.

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County budget faces tough cuts

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/20/2011

“The low-hanging fruit is gone.”

That was the summary Plumas County Budget Officer Jack Ingstad delivered April 12 in a briefing to the Board of Supervisors.

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Conservation groups appeal Dyer Mountain decision

Feather Publishing
4/20/2011

A coalition of Sierra conservationists filed an appeal last week to overturn approvals of the troubled Dyer Mountain development proposal, according to a press release from Mountain Meadows Conservancy.

“Today’s action is the next step in our long-term commitment to defend Dyer Mountain from the biggest development proposal in the Northern Sierra,” said Steve Robinson of Lassen County-based Mountain Meadows Conservancy.

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