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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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...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY FOR
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* TIMING: SNOW WILL INCREASE AGAIN LATER THIS MORNING AND BECOME
HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS
WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT BEFORE SNOW DECREASES FRIDAY MORNING.

Read more: ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...

 

State attorney general, environmental group appeal Framework decision

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
1/20/2010

    Both the state attorney general’s office and Sierra Forest Legacy have filed notices with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals of their intent to appeal a November ruling that determined what management rules should be in play on national forests in the Sierra Nevada.

Read more: State attorney general, environmental group appeal Framework decision

 

Will Dyer resort ‘save’ Westwood? Business owners react to news of new owners

Susan Cort Johnson
Westwood Editor
1/20/2010


    The announcement that Dyer Management signed an agreement with Lassen County in December 2009, assuming all rights and responsibilities for the construction of the four-season resort southwest of Westwood, brought a variety of reactions from local business owners.

Read more: Will Dyer resort ‘save’ Westwood? Business owners react to news of new owners

 

Schools open Thursday, except Chester and Indian Valley area

Feather Publishing
January 21, 2010 
6:20 a.m.

All schools in the Chester and Indian Valley areas will be closed this morning, however all other schools in Plumas County are open and on time. This can change at any moment due to power outages and everyone is advised to check back to this site for further updates.

The power has been out in Chester since Wednesday evening. The PG&E website is showing power outages are affecting parts of Chester, Lake Almanor, and portions of Greenville, Crescent Mills, Taylorsville, and parts of the Feather River Canyon at this time. Feather Publishing has confirmed the power outages in Taylorsville and Susanville as of 6:20 a.m.  Power is also out in Susanville as of 10:00 a.m.

Chester is reporting 18" of new snow overnight, with 12" in Graeagle and just a couple of inches in Quincy. Send us your snow reports and photos.

Read more: Schools open Thursday, except Chester and Indian Valley area

 

Roadbed on Round Valley Dam cracks

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
1/20/2010


    State officials asked Indian Valley Community Services District personnel to monitor cracks in the roadbed on the Round Valley Reservoir Dam after a recent inspection.
    The cracks show some movement there, reported Water Operations Manager Jesse Lawson, though he did not seem unduly concerned.

Read more: Roadbed on Round Valley Dam cracks

 

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