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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Recall moving forward: Residents upset with the Indian Valley Community Services District’s board gathered enough signatures to force a recall election for three of the directors.
  • Sticker shock: Developers of the stalled Feather River Inn project say they are stunned by the Graeagle Fire Protection District’s demand for an up-front $250,000 annexation fee.
  • Scam revealed: A Quincy man was almost certain an offer to earn cash as a secret shopper was a scam... But he decided to play along.

Jazz concert series ends after 30-year run

Debra Moore
Staff Writer

For 30 years jazz aficionados arrived at the Graeagle picnic grounds on Sunday afternoons to listen to music, dance and visit with longtime friends.

But last Sunday marked the end of the era that began in 1982 when Julius “Julie” Cardoza and Herb Newell, now both deceased, established the concerts.

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Senator meets with forest managers to discuss Chips Fire

Samantha P. Hawthorne
Staff Writer

California State Senator Ted Gaines, First District, visited the Lake Almanor Basin Aug. 26; the area was recently declared an economic disaster area.

During his visit, Gaines toured the Incident Command Post (ICP), and joined a 9 a.m. cooperators briefing hosted by Plumas National Forest (PNF) officials and California Interagency Incident Management Team 4.

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Kids Fishing Derby at Round Valley this weekend

James Wilson
Sports Reporter

The Plumas National Forest Fisheries Department along with community volunteers will host the annual free fishing derby at Round Valley Reservoir this Saturday, Sept. 8. The derby will be held between 8 a.m. and noon.

Youngsters under 15 are invited to participate in the derby. There will be prizes for the biggest fish and the most fish caught. Contestants will be split up into three age groups for more chances to win a prize.

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Dinosaurs come to life in Taylorsville

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor

Dino Don Dailey brought dinosaurs to life again in Taylorsville with his presentation at the Mount Jura Gem and Mineral Society potluck and meeting Monday, Aug. 27

Dailey shared photos and specimens of dinosaurs and their fossils collected during his travels all over the West, including Arizona, where the best shows are, and Utah, where some of the best late Jurassic digs are.

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Feather River Watershed cleanup scheduled

Feather Publishing

The Great Sierra River Clean-up in the Feather River watershed is Saturday, Sept. 15. During the last two years, more than 200 local volunteers removed nearly 4,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from the Upper Feather River watershed.

A project of the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, the Great Sierra River Clean-up coincides with the California Coastal Clean-up Day. The data gathered from both events helps establish trends and is used to make recommendations to the California Marine Debris Action Plan.

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