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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Tale of two tree experiences Program for seniors yields differing opinions

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Greenhorn resident Kris Parton objected to the amount of tree harvesting and limbing that occurred while her property was being made more fire resilient. Photo by Debra Moore
Debra Moore
Staff Writer
8/7/2014
Kris Parton walks her 1.5 acres in the Greenhorn subdivision and points out tree stumps, piles of wood chips, and meager stacks of firewood.

She isn’t happy and will tell anyone who will listen.

Parton signed up for the Defensible Space Assistance Program offered by the Plumas County Fire Safe Council for those who are 65 or older, or who are disabled.

She knew her property needed to be cleaned up, but was unprepared for the result.

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Rain aids firefighters on Lassen N.F. fires

Feather Publishing
8/6/2014
 SUSANVILLE, Calif. - Cooler weather and some rainfall has helped with firefighting efforts on the Day, Bald, and Eiler fires in northeastern California.
The Day Fire, located northeast of Fall River Mills, remains at 13,047 acres and is now 75 percent contained. Mop-up operations are underway, and incident officials anticipate full containment of the fire by Aug. 9. Just under 1,500 personnel remain assigned to the fire.

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County fair begins Aug 13th; Carnival presale coupon books on sale now

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John Steffanic
Plumas-Sierra County Fair
8/6/2014
Carnival presale coupon books are now on sale for the 2014 Plumas-Sierra County Fair. This annual tradition helps stretch fairgoers’ budgets.

Books cost $20 and have $30 worth of ride coupons in them — a 33 percent savings. All the favorite rides will be back and cost from one to six coupons per ride.

A complete coupon book can be traded in for an all-day ride bracelet Thursday, Aug. 14, and Sunday, Aug. 17. The carnival operates on those two days from noon until 10 p.m.

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Residents can take action to eliminate invasive species

Feather Publishing
8/5/2014
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has designated the week of Aug. 2 – 10 as California Invasive Species Action Week.
To assist in the fight against invasive species, the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners, Feather River Resource Conservation District, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Feather River Land Trust will offer a walking workshop Wednesday, Aug. 6, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the Learning Landscapes Leonhardt property (meet at the tennis courts by the Quincy High School).

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