Public will have chance to weigh in on biomass boiler
The Sierra Institute is poised to receive $2.6 million from the California Energy Commission, but first the public will have a chance to comment on the biomass boiler that would be built near the county’s health and human services building in Quincy.
The commission announced March 10 that it had awarded $2.6 million to the Sierra Institute for Community and Environment after ranking it No. 2 out of the nearly two dozen proposals received.
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New homes found for all nursing home patients
As of last week, new homes had been found for all of the patients at Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation and most had already moved.
Five residents remained March 24, but all except one had plans to relocate within the week.
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Steve Gibbons named superintendent at Lassen Volcanic National Park
Steve Gibbons has been selected as the next superintendent at Lassen Volcanic National Park, after serving as acting superintendent at the park for the past four months. He will begin his new role in early May.
“Steve has been outstanding as interim superintendent at Lassen Volcanic,” said Regional Director Chris Lehnertz. “Now with him moving into the superintendent position permanently, we all look forward to his continued strong leadership there.”
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Jury finds Stringfellow guilty of murder
Kenneth Charles-Alan Stringfellow was found guilty on Thursday, April 2, of second-degree murder and assault on a child causing death.
The jury deliberated most of the day before announcing the verdicts at 6:20 p.m. in Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy.
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Artists selected for lookout program
|Local poet Nathan Slinker and watercolor artist Lucinda Wood pose in front of a few of Wood’s paintings after the two were announced as winners of the Artist in Residence competition, which gives them each a week at Black Mountain Lookout. Photo submitted
Plumas Arts, working with Plumas National Forest, recently chose the winners of the second annual Artist in Residence competition.
Fine artists and written artists submitted various works for Plumas Arts’ juried art show during the month of March. Two winners were chosen to spend a week at PNF’s Black Mountain Lookout this year, to focus on their artwork.
Lucinda Wood was selected as the fine artist for her watercolors of landscape scenes. Nathan Slinker was selected for his written word — a collection of poetry he submitted.
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