Setback for school fish program
M. Kate West
When a Plumas Unified School District maintenance crew arrived at Chester High School to repair a water line June 18, no one could have foreseen the tragedy that would evolve from shutting off an old valve.
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Low student interest in leasing dorms has college concerned
Linda SatchwellStaff Writer
Dr. Ron Taylor
“Our cash flow is the most desperate ever, and here we are dipping into savings.”
Feather River College
At the Feather River College board meeting June 24, president Dr. Ron Taylor admitted to a “difficult situation” regarding the struggling student residence halls. The board had previously allocated a $350,000 loan to the college foundation to install new roofs and improve dilapidated buildings.
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The Keddie Ridge Hazardous Fuels Reduction plan is almost on the table
Alicia KnadlerIndian Valley Editor6/30/2010
Breathing easier may be just a few more months away for residents who have lived in fear of wildfires since the Moonlight Fire in 2007 caused so many of them to evacuate their homes, and even the state during the weeks of smoke- and ash-filled skies that seemed to spread from Southern California all the way to the Oregon border.
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West named parade grand marshal of Mohawk Valley Independence Day Parade
After years of asking, Don Clark of the Mohawk Valley Independence Day committee was very pleased to announce that Harvey West, Graeagle founder, will be this year’s parade grand marshal.
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Adamson 2010 Parade Grand Marshal!
M. Kate West
Decades of Lake Almanor Basin youth, parents, sports fans and friends will not only celebrate Independence Day but the selection of past Chester High School principal Darold Adamson as grand marshal of the 90th annual Chester Fourth of July Parade.
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Wildfire threatens Belden
Smoke spiraling up from the south bank of the Feather River marks a fire just east of Belden. The blaze was noted about 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, and Forest Service fire crews quickly responded. By 3 p.m. most of the flames were knocked down and crews were mopping up. Cause of the fire is suspected to be an unattended brush-burn that was fanned by heavy winds. A couple of outbuildings were destroyed along with some acreage. Photo By Will Farris