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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • New state: Proponents of the state of Jefferson pushed the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to sign a declaration of support Jan. 20, but they didn’t get it.
  • Nursing home to close: Healthcare leaders learned that the skilled nursing hospital in Quincy is slated for closure, which would result in the relocation of more than three dozen patients and the loss of 60 jobs.
  • Program sacked: Judge Ira Kaufman is no longer sentencing people to drug court. He said he was ending the program because clients weren’t being served.

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in downtown Quincy

Feather Publishing
10/2/2012
Updated 10/3/2012
Pedestrian
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Lawrence and Church Streets in downtown Quincy about 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.  The male victim was take by ambulance to Plumas District Hospital. 
Photo by Debra Moore

 

A Tuesday evening mishap between a vehicle and a pedestrian sent a man to the hospital with major head injuries.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Londa Lehman, 66, of Quincy was driving westbound on Lawrence Street and preparing to turn left onto Church Street. Michael Thorton, 40, of Lodi was walking eastbound on the south sidewalk of Lawrence and came to a stop at the intersection with Lawrence. Thorton allowed several vehicles to pass before proceeding eastbound in the crosswalk on Lawrence. Lehman did not see Thorton and turned left onto Church Street.

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County finally gets new head librarian

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Lynn Sheehy is the new county librarian for Plumas County. The former librarian for Lassen County, she has also taught social studies courses at Lassen College and Susanville High School for many years.  Photo by Laura Beaton

Staff Writer
10/3/2012

  The long wait for a permanent county librarian is over. Lynn Sheehy, former Lassen County librarian, took over the helm Sept. 17.

  “I love to just sit in libraries,” Sheehy said. “I loved the smell of books as a little girl.”

  As county librarian, Sheehy oversees the staff of all county library branches: Portola, Greenville, Chester and Quincy, where she is based and works 30 hours a week.

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Sen. Gaines emphasizes necessity of tax and regulatory reform

Laura BeatonGaines
Staff Writer
10/3/2012
 

  Sen. Ted Gaines flips a mean pancake, as the full house at the Elks Lodge in Quincy saw at a special annual community leaders breakfast sponsored by Gaines on Sept. 27.

  Gaines, representing Senate District 1, is a small-business owner and father of six residing in Placer County. He shared accomplishments and concerns with constituents.

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High flows on the North Fork Feather River October 4

Feather Publishing
10/2/2012
 
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) will increase water flows for one day on October 4 in the Belden Reach of the North Fork of the Feather River in Plumas County, the company announced today.
 
The higher flows are necessary to accommodate the shutdown of Belden powerhouse while work is done on two high-voltage transmission lines.
 
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November election looms: Two county tax measures on ballot

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
10/2/2012

 

  Plumas County voters will decide Nov. 6 if they want to pay more sales tax and charge tourists a higher bed tax.

  While voters in Portola will choose three City Council members, Lake Almanor area residents will be asked to select two directors for the Seneca Healthcare District.

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