Schools open Wednesday and on schedule
4/28/2010 - 5:45 a.m.
All schools in the Plumas Unified School District are open Wednesday and starting on schedule, the only chain requirement at this time is east of the Portola area which received about four inches of snow overnight.
Persistent snow showers west of Highway 395 and along and south of Highway 44 have created snow covered roads, especially along Highway 89 south of Graeagle and for Highway 44 west of Susanville. Snow on roads is expected to melt by mid to late morning as strong late April sun warms the road surfaces above freezing.
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FRC enters the digital age for applications and transcripts
Feather River College president Dr. Ron Taylor presented compelling reasons for purchasing two software applications accessible via the Internet, CCCApply and eTranscript, at the April board of trustees meeting.
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County Sidesteps PDH Debate 1234
Acting County Counsel Brian Morris told county supervisors at a Tuesday, April 20, board meeting that it wasn’t the county’s job to make judgments on whether or not ballot language for another entity’s election was appropriate.
Morris told the public the county simply conducted the election and had “no discretion to review or change what has been directed to be placed on the ballot by the (Plumas) hospital district.”
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Posch's plea hearing continued
Joshua SeboldStaff Writer 4/22/2010
High Desert State Prison Sergeant Todd Posch, who was scheduled for a possible plea Tuesday, April 20, has had his case continued one week to Tuesday, April 27.
Plumas County District Attorney Jeff Cunan reported after a Tuesday, March 30, pretrial conference the only offer made to the defendant was to plea as charged to two counts of filing a false police report.
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Portola businesses work together to welcome railfans to event
Merchants and businesses in and around Portola are rolling up their sleeves and preparing for the 100th anniversary celebration of the first through passenger train operating over the Western Pacific Railway and into Portola. The date happens to coincide with the 28th annual Portola Railroad Days Festival Aug. 19 –22.
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Battle brews over ballot language for PDH measure
Plumas District Hospital filed two resolutions with the county clerk’s office Thursday, April 15, calling for a special election in which voters will decide whether to cap the hospital tax at $50 per $100,000 assessed value.
The resolutions, passed at the April 1 board meeting, appear to pave the way for the hospital district’s special election to be consolidated with the Nov. 2 General Election.
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