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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
  • Lesser charges: A former Chester Public Utility District general manager pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month in connection with unauthorized use of a district credit card at a Reno strip club.

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SPI to partially reopen small-log mill, cut a shift at large-log mill

Feather Publishing
2/24/2010


    Sierra Pacific Industries announced Monday, Feb. 22, that it would partially reopen its small-log sawmill in Quincy in early May.  

  That good news was tempered, however, by SPI’s concurrent announcement that it would be cutting staffing at its large-log mill from two shifts to one.

Read more: SPI to partially reopen small-log mill, cut a shift at large-log mill

 

Cultural connections grant keeps Plumas in performances

Plumas Arts has been able to keep Plumas County rich in culturally diverse performing arts thanks to funding from the James Irvine Foundation. In 2008 Plumas Arts was awarded a two-year Creative Connections grant that has not only kept the shows coming, but also brought admission prices to all-time lows.

Read more: Cultural connections grant keeps Plumas in performances

 

Summer holds promise of second annual Momboosa Music Festival

M. Kate West
Chester Editor
2/24/2010



"With the momentum and branding that was built from the first Momboosa Music Festival in 2009, we want to build a 2010 event to further generate community revenue throughout the summer," Jess Horning told members of the Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce Feb. 17.

Read more: Summer holds promise of second annual Momboosa Music Festival

 

Low snow pushes Sled Dog Races to Camp 5 location

Feather Publishing
2/24/2010


California Gold Mush Lake Davis Sled Dog and Snowshoe Races are still on for Feb. 26-28, but after surveying the racecourse, organizers have moved the staging area to Camp 5 at a slightly higher elevation.

The race staging area has been moved to the backup location at the Camp 5 turnoff at Lake Davis, accessed by West Street in Portola, until further notice. Fillipini Flat area has melted out and trails from that area are in poor shape.

Read more: Low snow pushes Sled Dog Races to Camp 5 location

 

State budget crisis prompts FRC to renegotiate fitness center contract

Tiffiney Lozano
Staff Writer
2/24/2010


The state budget crunch has recreation and other non-vocational programs under fire at California community colleges.

The chancellor's office wants to ensure state money is spent in alignment with the priorities laid out by the government.

Read more: State budget crisis prompts FRC to renegotiate fitness center contract

 

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