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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

Prescribed burn underway

Feather Publishing
The Plumas National Forest Beckwourth Ranger District is planning proposed ignition on the Mabie defensible fuel profile zone prescribed burn.

The location is the Hayden Mine area, T22N R13E sec. 28, 29, 32, 33.  The underburn will cover 45 acres, with planned ignition today, Nov. 14. There will be two – three days of burn-down time.


Smoke is estimated to travel south and southwest and may be visible from the communities of Portola, Gold Mountain, Beckwourth, County Road A15 corridor (Ironhorse), Sierraville, and Whitehawk Ranch.

For more information, call Don Fregulia at 836-7176.


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