NewLogo
  • image
  • almanor energy
  • coldwellbanker
  • Linda Gillam

   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • New state: Proponents of the state of Jefferson pushed the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to sign a declaration of support Jan. 20, but they didn’t get it.
  • Nursing home to close: Healthcare leaders learned that the skilled nursing hospital in Quincy is slated for closure, which would result in the relocation of more than three dozen patients and the loss of 60 jobs.
  • Program sacked: Judge Ira Kaufman is no longer sentencing people to drug court. He said he was ending the program because clients weren’t being served.

Sheriff shares ice cream donation with the board; Kennedy lauded during last meeting

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
12/29/2014

Sheriff Greg Hagwood’s appearance in an ice cream commercial last April resulted in a sweet treat for the county.

“I want to make a charitable donation in the amount of $5,000,” Hagwood told the board. That’s the amount he received from the ice cream company for participating in their marketing campaign.

“I would like to see $2,500 go to the theatre and $2,500 go to the animal shelter,” he said. Add a comment

Read more: Sheriff shares ice cream donation with the board; Kennedy lauded during last meeting

Altes arraignment continued to Jan. 23

Dan McDonald
Managing Editor
12/28/2014

William Leo Altes III, the man accused of killing Greenville resident Lauren Allen, won’t be entering a plea for at least a month.

Altes’ arraignment was continued until Jan. 23, 2015, to allow more time for evidence in the case to be reviewed.

Plumas County Superior Court Judge Janet Hilde granted public defender Robert Zernich the continuance during Altes’ court appearance Friday, Dec. 19. Add a comment

Read more: Altes arraignment continued to Jan. 23

School board goes forward with reimbursement claim against state

James Wilson
Staff Writer
12/27/2014

During the Plumas County Office of Education and Plumas Unified School District meetings Dec. 17, the school board authorized Superintendent Micheline Miglis to move forward with a reimbursement claim with the Commission on State Mandates.

The claim, which will be filed jointly with the Santa Ana Unified School District and the Vallejo City Unified School District, will be for reimbursement of costs incurred as a result of preparing and implementing the state-mandated California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress.

California established the CASPP system of assessments Jan. 1. Required assessments and tools included a digital library, summative assessments and interim assessments designed to monitor student progress toward mastery of the Common Core State Standards. Add a comment

Read more: School board goes forward with reimbursement claim against state

Seasonal route restrictions for wheeled vehicles in Lassen Forest

Feather Publishing
12/26/2014
 

Lassen National Forest reminds forest visitors that snowmobile and ski routes are off limits to wheeled vehicles from Dec. 26, 2014, through March 31, 2015.

The roads where wheeled vehicles are seasonally restricted from traveling are identified on the motor vehicle use maps, available at Forest Service offices and online at fs.usda.gov/lassen. These annual winter season restrictions stem from concerns for both visitor safety and natural resources.

Add a comment

Read more: Seasonal route restrictions for wheeled vehicles in Lassen Forest

Local teen’s Eagle Scout project recycles fishing lines for good use

Ann Powers
Staff Writer
12/26/2014

By the end of the month, Charlie Baumbach hopes to soar to Eagle Scout status by leaving less of a carbon footprint, protecting wildlife and maybe even stocking a child’s toy chest along the way.

The 16-year-old Boy Scout, from Troop 60 in Loyalton, is placing seven fishing line recycle containers around Lake Davis as his Eagle Scout project. Baumbach says the “Reel In & Recycle” containers can be located by GPS, and he’s working with the Plumas Audubon Society and U.S. Forest Service to install them at major fishing access points. Those locations include Jenkins Point, Fairview Point, Eagle Point, Old Camp Five, Lightning Tree, Mallard Cove and Honker Cove.
Add a comment

Read more: Local teen’s Eagle Scout project recycles fishing lines for good use


Camp-Layman-Web-Button

HighTechBtn

PlumasDiningCoverWeb
Setting
  • Search area
    • Site
    • Web
  • Search type
    • Web
    • Image
    • News
    • Video
  • Power by JLex
VGCover
Yellow Pages