Firefighters gaining the upper hand on the Bar Fire
Feather Publishing8/6/20107:30 a.m. Update Over half of the firefighting personnel have been released from the Bar Fire. Mop up and re-hab of fire lines will continue today. The fire is 60% contained with full containment expected by the end of the day today. Smoldering and creeping fire behavior on the interior of the burn will continue through the day.
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Nursing program at Feather River College
Have you always wanted to be a nurse, but didn't think there was a program in your community? Feather River College offers a two-year vocational nursing program with the next program beginning August 2011. Interested students should start their prerequisites now to be ready for the next class.
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Forest monitoring tour next week
The public is invited to tour the Genesee Fuel Reduction and Black Oak Enhancement Project next week, Tuesday, Aug. 10.
Participants will review what has been done and how the fuel reduction ties in to treatments on adjacent private lands.
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Travel Alternatives to Avoid Delays during the Hot August Nights Event
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is asking motorists to consider alternate routes and avoid peak travel times when traveling on Interstate 80 (I-80) over the Sierra Nevada during the Hot August Nights event. Highway 70 may see increased traffic.
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Public forum on Measure B held in Quincy
Linda SatchwellStaff Writer
The Measure B forum held by the League of Women Voters July 29, at the Veterans Hall in Quincy was notable for a couple of things: its civility considering the contentious nature of the debate on this measure, and its lack - for the most part - of new questions or ideas.
Measure B proposes to cap the hospital tax at $50/$100,000 assessed value.
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Plumas Bank reports second quarter earnings increase
Feather Publishing 8/4/2010
Plumas Bancorp, a bank holding company and the parent company of Plumas Bank, announced that second quarter earnings increased by $3.8 million from a net loss of $3.2 million for the second quarter period ending June 30, 2009, to net income of $576,000 during the same quarter this year.
For the first six months of its fiscal year, Plumas Bancorp reported net income of $710,000, an increase of $5.2 million from a net loss of $4.5 million during the same period in 2009.
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