Quincy elementary schools no longer on lockdown
Joshua SeboldStaff Writer4/20/2010
4:30 p.m. Update
The PCSO has described the suspect in the Quincy school incident as a white male adult, approximately thirty years of age. The man reportedly had a medium build and was approximately six feet tall with a thin goatee, and was wearing all black. The PCSO said the suspect might be driving a dark colored mustang with tinted windows and a black "bra."
3:00 p.m. Update Officers have been released from the Quincy schools incident, while others continue to investigate.
Increased patrols will continue around all schools in Quincy and outlying areas.
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Marty Shower dies in crash
Alicia KnadlerIndian Valley Editor4/20/2010
North arm resident Marty Shower, 53, died in a horrific head-on collision with a big rig Monday afternoon, April 19, on Highway 99, south of Yuba City, according to an article posted 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, at appealdemocrat.com.
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Reno man drowns near Indian Falls
A 27-year-old Reno resident, identified to KOLO TV as Derek Cahoon, drowned in the Indian Falls area Sunday, April 18. The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office reported the young man was swept downstream while swimming and couldn’t be located by friends accompanying him.
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Updated winter weather advisory
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 4500 FEET...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW ABOVE 4500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR THE WEST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA...WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY AND THE LASSEN PARK AREA.
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Rodent chews through fiber line, disrupts 17,000 customers
Patrick Shillito Staff Writer4/15/10
Apparently sometimes it only takes one rodent to mess up an entire day.
That's exactly what happened around 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, when a Frontier Communications line was chewed through by a rodent, causing a phone and DSL outage for roughly 17,000 customers in Susanville, Chester and Alturas.
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State approves funding for new Quincy courthouse
Plans for a new courthouse in Quincy for the Superior Court of Plumas County has received formal approval to begin, with funding authorization April 12 by the State Public Works Board. This approval marks the official start of the courthouse construction project, which will be managed by the state Administrative Office of the Courts.
Read more: State approves funding for new Quincy courthouse