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On July 9, 2020, the Buena Vista Rancheria filed federal litigation challenging the various mitigation payments to the County and other agencies that the Tribe was required to make pursuant to a 2008 Intergovernmental Services Agreement (“ISA”). The payments and other obligations in the ISA …

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On July 9, 2020, the Buena Vista Rancheria filed federal litigation challenging the various mitigation payments to the County and other agencies that the Tribe was required to make pursuant to a 2008 Intergovernmental Services Agreement (“ISA”). The payments and other obligations in the ISA …

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As of Tuesday, September 14, 2021, Amador County Public Health (ACPH) reports there are currently 141 active COVID cases in Amador County. There have been 49 COVID confirmed deaths to date. A total of 12 individuals are currently hospitalized (6 Amador County residents hospitalized locally &…

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Amador County, CA – Amador County Public Health reports Amador County will qualify to move to the red tier on Sunday, March 14, 2021. The State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy allows for additional re-openings as detailed on the State Activity and Business Tiers spreadsheet. The newly permit…

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Social emotional wellness, academic achievement, and the health and safety of all students remain our top priorities. We know our student-athletes benefit greatly from participating in their chosen sports. We also know that athletic participation greatly supports our students’ social-emotion…

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UPDATE 2/22: The two victims have been positively identified as 46 year old Trinity Scott Johnson of Ione and 59 year old Deborah Joan Meredith of Ione. Manner of death is homicide for both victims. The cause of death will not be released as this is still a very active investigation. The She…

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Meghan Joy O’Keefe, who has worked as the Executive Director of Amador County Arts Council (AKA “AmadorArts”) since 2018, is resigning and moving onto the AmadorArts Board of Directors.

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On Friday, October 23, 2020, deputies responded to and began investigating a missing persons report. The report was filed by the missing person’s mother who was concerned because her daughter had missed an important court date. At this time, deputies were able to ascertain that the missing p…

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Three more reports of catalytic converters being stolen from Toyota Prius vehicles were made in the past four days to the Jackson Police Department. They occurred at Jackson Meadow Apartments, on New York Ranch Road, Buena Vista Drive and Endicott Avenue, on Peak Hill.

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The Jackson Lions Club regrets that the Dandelion Days event in downtown Jackson scheduled for March 20-21, 2021 is cancelled. Vendors who would like a refund of their booth fees should contact the Club at: dandeliondays@jacksonlionsclub.org or call: (209) 296-2275.

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COVID-19 cases at Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) are on a slight decline as active cases reached over 700 since our report on Tuesday, December 8th when inmate cases were at 530. Today, Wednesday, December 16th California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) reports there are …

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In the past two months there have been a half a dozen reported thefts of catalytic converters. Some have been stolen by having them cut off with a Sawzall and others have been unbolted. The thefts have occurred during daylight hours and at night. The costs associated with replacing a catalyt…

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The Greater Sacramento Region which includes Amador County under the new Regional Stay At Home order, has fallen below the 15% icu capacity. The region is listed today on the states website at 14.3% ICU availability. The Regional Stay Home Order for Amador County and the rest of the region i…

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Amador County Moves into Tier 1 (purple-widespread) of the state’s COVID-19 tier system today, Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Counties are now required to implement any sector changes the day following the tier announcement. Tier assignments may now occur any day of the week and may occur more t…

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Amador County Treasurer-Tax Collector Michael E. Ryan hereby announces that the FIRST INSTALLMENT of the 2020-2021 taxes is due and payable on November 1, 2020, and will become delinquent if not paid by 5 pm on Thursday, December 10, 2020; thereafter, a 10% penalty will be added. The SECOND …