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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Fire connection: The man accused of starting the massive King Fire was arrested in Plumas County 11 years ago.
  • Candidate forums planned: The League of Women Voters announced it will host forums for the Portola City Council race and for District 5 supervisor.
  • Local emergency: The Plumas Board of Supervisors proclaimed a local emergency due to the threat of catastrophic wildfire.

Kaiser hired at Grizzly Lake Community Services District

Carolyn Shipp
Staff Writer
11/19/2013
 

The loss of Portola’s city manager turned out to be a gain for the Grizzly Lake Community Services District. Tonight the district’s board of directors will officially hire Ian Kaiser as the general manager for the district.

“We benefited from Portola,” said district chief operator Randy Mark. “He is an asset here.”

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Feather River College celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month

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Students gather at Feather River College to celebrate National Entrepreneurship Month. Photo submitted
Feather Publishing
11/18/2013
 

Feather River College Youth Entrepreneurship Program joined the nation in celebrating the remarkable and everyday successes of entrepreneurs and innovators, both locally and nationally, by hosting author and entrepreneur E.J. Carrion for students at Loyalton Middle/High School and Feather River College on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Carrion is the author of Amazon best-seller “Accelerate Your Success: How to Create a Future and Stand Out When College is Not Enough,” which teaches students how to market and brand themselves when everyone is going to college and no one is hiring.

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Supervisors approve filling vacant positions

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
11/17/2013
 

The mood turned sentimental during the Plumas County Board of Supervisors meeting Nov. 5, when Public Health Director Mimi Hall requested authorization to accept $17,756 for the veterans service department that she oversees.

The money would be used to hire more help and purchase equipment to serve veterans, with the goal of expanding outreach to the community.

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New show and competition brings artists to the lookout

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The refurbished Black Mountain Lookout serves as the focal point for the new Artists in the Lookouts Program. Photos by Liz Odell
Feather Publishing
11/16/2013
 

Plumas Arts is working with the Plumas National Forest on a juried art show and competition: the Artists in the Lookout program. The program provides a unique opportunity for one artist to spend up to two weeks of the 2014 fall at Black Mountain Lookout to draw upon the breathtaking landscapes of the Plumas National Forest for inspiration. In return, the program asks that the artist donate an original piece of framed artwork from this experience.

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