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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Poor report: For the second time in as many months, an investigation found a number of problems at the Plumas County Mental Health department.
  • Budget frustration: Tempers flared during last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting as board members discussed the 2014-15 budget.
  • School bus inflation: Effective Jan. 31, 2015, Plumas Unified School District bus fees will increase by 10 percent.

Memorial services tentatively set for former Superior Court Judge Stanley Young

Mike Taborski

Former judge Stanley C. Young, Jr., ”Spike” as he was most commonly known, died peacefully in his sleep Jan. 1, 2010 in Reno, leaving the county with a lifelong legacy of both professional and community service. He was 84.

He leaves behind his wife of 31 years, Louise, and seven children.

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Loyalton’s co-gen plant re-opens

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor

Sierra Pacific Industries announced last week that it will reopen its Loyalton co-generation plant, now known as a biomass electrical power plant, Jan. 4.
“SPI has resolved contractual issues with its power purchaser, allowing the plant to begin operations in early January,” said plant manager Jim Turner.

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Motorist Advisory of Scales Road Landslide

Plumas National Forest
Press Release

Forest Service (FS) personnel placed gates and signs on FS Road 20N35, known locally as the Scales Road, to alert motorists about a closure, however, they have been illegally removed.  Travel on the road is not allowed due to a hazardous landslide.  The road closure is located about 1.5 miles southeast of the Strawberry Guard Station, in legal location T20N, R8E, Section 22 (northeast corner). 


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