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College offers new course to learn online employment skills

Laura Beaton
Staff writer
12/13/2013

 

Would you like to earn your living from the comfort of your own home? In a rural community with limited job opportunities, the Internet has the potential to bring work to residents within Plumas County.

Feather River College is offering a new class that teaches the skills to become an independent contractor capable of finding work through online platforms.

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Maidu will once again be the stewards of their ancestral land, Humbug Valley

Samantha P. Hawthorne
Staff Writer
12/12/2013
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On Nov. 17, Kenneth Holbrook, executive director for the Maidu Summit Consortium, introduces the people who helped earn a recommendation for the fee title to Humbug Valley. Photos by Samantha P. Hawthorne

More than a century has passed since the Mountain Maidu were forced from their home in Humbug Valley to make room for Pacific Gas and Electric’s hydroelectric project expansion. In the last 10 years, the Maidu Summit Consortium has vied for ownership of its ancestral land, and on Nov. 14 their hard work and dedication finally paid off.

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Off the road

Feather Publishing
12/11/2013
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The driver of this car ended up in a tough spot but was uninjured after the car slid off the icy Quincy Junction Road just before noon on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The driver was traveling west toward Quincy High School when she lost control near Kelsey Lane. Photo by Eli Marchus

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Almanor toy drive needs support

M. Kate West
Staff Writer
12/11/2013

 

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Employees Association Needy Children’s Christmas Program is firmly planted in Lake Almanor thanks to coordinator Laura Kincaid and the merchants who have agreed to host donation boxes.

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