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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Unforgettable experience: Forest Service officer Chris Holland knew something seemed strange when he came across a man digging a shallow hole in the woods three years ago. What he discovered was unforgettable.
  • Suicide prevented: Thanks to police and mental health workers, a man who stood on the edge of the Spanish Creek Bridge for more than two hours didn’t jump.
  • Dig could be delayed: The sheriff said he will discover what lies at the bottom of a Meadow Valley well — he’s just not sure how to pay for it or when it will happen.

Breaking News: Wednesday afternoon structure fire in Blairsden

House Fire
2/18/2010
9:30 a.m. A fire Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Blairsden duplex near Bonta Street has displaced two women and a 14 month old infant.  They had reportedly moved into the house recently.  No injuries have been reported.  See next weeks paper for more details.
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Free electronic recycling this Saturday

Feather Publishing
2/17/2010

This Saturday rid your home and office of outdated or broken electronics, at the electronic recycling day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Waste Management is offering free electronic recycling of computers, monitors and televisions, at sites in Quincy, Greenville and Chester.

In Quincy, recyclers should go to Abernethy Lane; in Chester, visit the Highway 36 and A-13 site; in Greenville, head out to Greenville Dump Road.

For more information call Feather River Disposal at 283-2065.

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EPHC gets clean audit: Cash on hand needs improvement

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
2/17/2010


Discussion of Eastern Plumas Health Care's financial audit for 2008-09 occupied more than half of the Jan. 28 meeting of the board.

Jerrell Tucker of TCA Partners, who gave the presentation, began with an introduction to his Fresno firm, whose distinction is that it only audits hospitals.

Read more: EPHC gets clean audit: Cash on hand needs improvement

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Indian Valley packs school board meeting

Mona Hill
2/17/2010


    Approximately 40 Indian Valley residents filled the Plumas Unified School District's boardroom Tuesday, Feb. 9, awaiting their opportunity to address the school board. A standing-room-only crowd spilled into the hallway; some sat on the floor.
    They came prepared with specific details and requests for the district's attention, which they believe is required at Greenville High School, a mere 24 hours after a meeting in Greenville with Superintendent Glenn Harris and district administrators.

Read more: Indian Valley packs school board meeting

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Gerneral plan working groups to meet; dates changed.


Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
2/16/2010

The working groups for the general plan update will be meeting in their own districts for the first time next week.

The agendas for the meetings feature discussion of past community visioning discussions on the new general plan along with strengths and weaknesses of the current general plan.
The meetings will be open to the public.

Read more: Gerneral plan working groups to meet; dates changed.

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Officer fabricated assaults, sheriff says

Joshua SeboldOfficer Todd Posch
Staff Writer
2/10/2010

    Representatives for the Plumas County Sheriff’s Department have announced their belief that Sergeant Todd Posch, a correctional officer at High Desert State Prison, fabricated two strange incidents in which he reported being attacked.
    According to a press release written by Investigations Sergeant Steve Peay, the department’s dispatch center reported receiving a 911 report Wednesday, Feb. 3, from Posch.

Read more: Officer fabricated assaults, sheriff says

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