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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

College trustees split on faculty layoffs

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
3/10/2010


In a dramatic 2-2 vote, Feather River College trustees failed to pass a resolution that would have sent layoff notices to six full-time faculty members. The fifth trustee was absent from the Thursday, March 4, meeting.

The board was scheduled to revisit the issue at a special meeting Tuesday, March 9.

Read more: College trustees split on faculty layoffs

 

Formerly fat doctor to dish weight-loss secrets in Quincy appearance

Tiffiney Lozano
Staff Writer
3/10/2010


Family physician Dr. Nick Yphantides will present a free lecture at the Quincy Town Hall Theatre next Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m.

Author of the popular book “My Big Fat Greek Diet,” Dr. Nick jokes that despite his accomplished career, he was “board certified” in medical hypocrisy, as 10 years ago he weighed in at close to 500 pounds.

Read more: Formerly fat doctor to dish weight-loss secrets in Quincy appearance

 

Vinton’s Cowboy Poetry rides again

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
3/10/2010


    Vinton’s Cowboy Poetry show is the eastern Plumas event that keeps going and going and going. Now in its 24th year, the show featuring a taste of the Old West will return March 19 – 20 to the Sierra Valley Grange on Highway 70.

Read more: Vinton’s Cowboy Poetry rides again

 

Western author subject of Women's History Month presentation

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Delaine Fragnoli, managing editor of Feather Publishing Company’s four Plumas County newspapers, will give a presentation Wednesday, March 31, on one of America’s most prolific and highly accomplished Western genre authors.  

Read more: Western author subject of Women's History Month presentation

 

Winter storm warning in effect until 4:00 a.m. Saturday

Urgent - Winter Weather Message...Corrected Wording
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
830 AM PST Fri Mar 12 2010


...Heavy Mountain Snow Developing Later Today And This Evening...

.A Winter Storm Was Producing Snow In The Northern And Coastal
Mountains This Morning And Will Spread Snow Into The Sierra Nevada
Today. Snow Will Taper Off This Evening In The Coastal And Northern
Mountains But Linger In The Sierra Nevada Into Early Saturday
Morning. Snow Amounts Of A Foot Or More Are Possible At The Higher
Elevations.

Read more: Winter storm warning in effect until 4:00 a.m. Saturday

 

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