A mystery hole
Sinkhole at Kinder Avenue and Greenville Wolf Creek Road has county road and community services district employees baffled today, Friday, March 19. Although they have not yet found the cause, road crew foreman John Dobrinen is sure they will have Kinder open again by nightfall. For more information, see next week's Indian Valley Record.
Westwood woman reported missing
Friends and family are trying to locate a Westwood woman who was reported missing Tuesday, March 16.
The woman, Kristen Payne, 36, is 5'6" tall with green eyes and red hair past the shoulders. She has a tattoo of a Persian cat on her left shoulder and another tattoo, of an eagle, on her right leg.
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Second Earthquake in a week near Chester
The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake struck this morning near the Northern California town of Chester.
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Plumas Sierra Rural Electric Coop announces layoffs
Citing the country's economic downturn, Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative, which provides electricity to many rural areas in Plumas, Sierra and Lassen counties, announced Friday it would lay off between nine and 10 employees, effective March 31.
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PDH board takes first step toward new election
By Linda Satchwell
At its March 11 board meeting, Plumas District Hospital's directors voted unanimously to "appoint the Plumas County Clerk as its Election Official to process the petition regarding the Tax Limitation Initiative, including, but not limited to, inspecting the voter signatures and, if proper, certification of such initiative petition."
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