Power outages in the Almanor Basin
Feather Publishing1/18/20102:15 p.m. update
PG&E now predicts it will be 9:00 p.m. before power is restored to Chester. Feather Publishing1/18/201011:00 a.m.
A downed power line to a transformer has knocked out power in the community of Chester. According to PG&E supervisor Kevin McCallam, the cause of the downed line is not known. As of 11:00 a.m, he estimates the repair will take approximately four hours.
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Petitioners gather enough signatures—PDH says ‘not so fast’
Linda SatchwellStaff Writer1/13/2010
Plumas District Hospital’s administration came to the Jan. 5 board meeting prepared to answer Skip Alexander, Robert Zernich and other proponents of a petition to cap the hospital bond at $50 per $100,000 of assessed home value.
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Olympic gold medalist Jonny Moseley, left, shares a laugh with Plumas Ski Club president Ron Logan. Moseley borrowed Logan’s boots and skis during the longboard demonstration at Squaw Valley last Sunday. For more photos of the event, see next week’s Regional section. The longboard races scheduled for this Sunday have been cancelled due to lack of snow. Photo by Shannon Morrow
Plumas Schools open Tuesday and buses on normal schedule
January 19, 2010
All schools in the Plumas Unified School District including Quincy, Greenville, Chester and Portola will start on time this morning.
Buses in some areas will be chained up and running at the maximum of 35 MPH allowed on the highways under chain restrictions. Students in those areas may notice small delays. Snow levels are predicted to range between 3000 feet to 4000 feet during the day, with heavy snow accumulations in the higher elevations.
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GLRID rate hike on hold
Diana Jorgenson Portola Editor 1/13/2010
Grizzly Lake Resort Improvement District persevered through another long agenda Jan. 6, its first meeting of the year.
The current board and district staff are not only concerned with keeping water and sewer to Delleker customers operational on a daily basis, but are also playing catch-up in meeting state-mandated planning requirements, as well as planning for the future.
Read more: GLRID rate hike on hold
EPHC delivers Christmas surprises
Linda Satchwell Staff Writer 1/13/2010
Eastern Plumas Health Care’s emergency services staff had reason to celebrate this Christmas when they delivered one baby Christmas Eve and another on Christmas Day, said Director of Quality and Operations Teresa Whitfield.
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