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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Fire connection: The man accused of starting the massive King Fire was arrested in Plumas County 11 years ago.
  • Candidate forums planned: The League of Women Voters announced it will host forums for the Portola City Council race and for District 5 supervisor.
  • Local emergency: The Plumas Board of Supervisors proclaimed a local emergency due to the threat of catastrophic wildfire.

County must pay back misused road funds

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
9/15/10

Plumas County Administrative Officer Jack Ingstad informed the Board of Supervisors that the county would probably have to pay nearly $320,000 in audit exceptions for "the payment of money to Frank Stewart that wasn't appropriate."

Frank Stewart was the county's Quincy Library Group Forester in the past and currently does work on county fire-safe projects as a contractor.

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Eastern Plumas Health Care expands services

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
9/15/2010


Eastern Plumas Health Care is working to expand its specialty services, and in this era of economic fear and downsizing, that might come as a surprise.

The way Chief Executive Officer Tom Hayes explains it though, it just makes sense, especially because EPHC is at a distance from larger medical centers where these services regularly occur.

Read more: Eastern Plumas Health Care expands services

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Sewer leaks into Wolf Creek

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
9/15/2010

An estimated 60,000 gallons of raw sewage has leaked into Wolf Creek, and operators have not yet found the cause

Jim Hamblin, chief of the sanitation operations, said the pond is almost completely drained, and the search for a leak will continue.

Read more: Sewer leaks into Wolf Creek

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PDH directors resist challenge to Measure B

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
9/8/2010

 

Plumas District Hospital’s board held its first post-Measure B election meeting Sept. 2. In fact, board members held two meetings: a special meeting and a regular monthly meeting.

The special meeting held two agenda items of note. The first was to discuss possible action following voter approval of Measure B and its impact on bondholders and the district.

Read more: PDH directors resist challenge to Measure B

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