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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Moore sentenced: Leanna May Moore was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.4 million for embezzling over $625,000 from the Indian Valley Community Services District.
  • Sheriff cuts: Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood lashed out at the supervisors after the board targeted his department for more budget cuts.
  • Candidates weigh in: The three people competing for District 5 supervisor seat shared their thoughts on the county budget process.

Election Filing period has ended

Delaine Fragnoli
Josh Sebold
Managing Editor
3/17/2010

The filing period for the June 2010 election has come to a close; candidates intending to run have submitted financial statements indicating their intentions to form election committees.

Sheriff Greg Hagwood and retired deputy Bob Shipp have publicly announced their candidacy for sheriff and begun campaigning. In January, county supervisors appointed Hagwood to finish the term of Terry Bergstrand, who retired.

Read more: Election Filing period has ended

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Supervisors object to Forest Service off-highway vehicle plan

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
3/17/2010

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors authorized Chairwoman Sherrie Thrall to sign a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture arguing for maintaining previous levels of off-highway vehicle use in local national forests at a meeting Tuesday, March 9.

County Public Works Director Bob Perreault brought the letter before the board, explaining Butte, Lassen, Shasta and Plumas counties were trying to all pass the same letter as a show of solidarity.

Read more: Supervisors object to Forest Service off-highway vehicle plan

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Lights will go dark in Indian Valley

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
3/17/2010


Several Taylorsville and Greenville streetlights will become dark by order of Indian Valley Community Services District directors.

Director Mike Yost and Fire Chief Jim Hamblin identified 17 nonessential lights with help from PG&E representatives.

In addition, there were two lights outside district boundaries, one in Canyon Dam and one in Mount Hough Estates.

Read more: Lights will go dark in Indian Valley

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College trustees split on faculty layoffs

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
3/10/2010


In a dramatic 2-2 vote, Feather River College trustees failed to pass a resolution that would have sent layoff notices to six full-time faculty members. The fifth trustee was absent from the Thursday, March 4, meeting.

The board was scheduled to revisit the issue at a special meeting Tuesday, March 9.

Read more: College trustees split on faculty layoffs

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