Retiring children’s librarian’s life is an open book
Jeanette Brauner is retiring as Plumas County children’s librarian after 31 years — a simple sentence that says a lot, as generations of children and former children are saddened by her departure.
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Sample ballots missing info, supplemental ballots on the way
When they received their voter guides and sample ballot booklets last week, sharp-eyed voters were quick to report missing information to county election officials. Specifically, information about the U.S. Senate race was omitted.
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Judge rules in favor of petitioners
In a stunning victory for tax limitation initiative proponents, Butte Superior Court Judge Thomas Kelly ruled in favor of their right to write the ballot language; ordered Plumas District Hospital to hold a mail ballot election Aug. 31; and granted a temporary restraining order preventing the hospital from selling any more bonds until the election has occurred.
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SPI rekindles small-log mill operations
Citing an improvement in the lumber market with housing starts expected to be “modestly higher” this year, Sierra Pacific Industries is once again operating its small-log sawmill at the Quincy facility.
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Forest Service launches boat fees, raises campground rates
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors voiced concerns at a meeting Tuesday, May 4, about the Plumas National Forest’s plans to raise camping and boating fees in the Feather River Canyon, Bucks Lake and Antelope Lake areas.
Acting Assistant Resource Officer Lisa Sedlacek, from the Mt. Hough Ranger District, presented the changes to the board and tried to address the supervisors’ concerns.
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