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Sheriff says hiring, training new officers takes time
When the Plumas County Board of Supervisors voted recently to add three new deputies to the sheriff’s force, residents welcomed the news.
Sheriff Greg Hagwood, whose department is nine deputies short of being fully staffed, thanked the supervisors for dedicating funds to bolster his depleted staff.
Gov. Jerry Brown issued a drought emergency proclamation for the state Jan. 17, but how that will impact Plumas County remains to be seen.
“I’m not sure of all the impacts to the upper watershed, but it certainly bears watching,” said Jerry Sipe, the county’s office of emergency services director, in a written update to the Board of Supervisors.
The topic of water rationing has been on the minds of many California residents as water companies throughout the state put restrictions on water usage. Hamilton Branch Community Service District General Manager Mike Roarty announced Jan. 15 that district residents do not have to worry — there will be no rationing within its boundaries.
The business owner, Michael Joseph Godby, 34, was charged with possession of methamphetamine for sale, being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance (hydrocodone).
Two other men who were at the auto shop when officers arrived were arrested on charges of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Chester girls lose final game of season
“Well, we didn’t really play that well the first half,” said Chester girls’ basketball coach John Potter on the Lady...
Tigers’ season ends with loss to Modoc
Portola, the No. 11 seed in the Division V basketball playoffs, traveled to sixth-seeded Modoc last Wednesday to compete in...
Special turkey hunting opportunities offered in CDFW’s North Central Region
Feather Publishing 3/7/2014 Hunters seeking opportunities during the upcoming spring turkey season can visit the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Upland...Read More...