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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Lake Almanor hosts a surprising street rod event

M. Kate West
Staff Writer

When it was time for the jewel-toned hot rods to rumble into Lake Almanor for the 28th annual Street Rod Extravaganza, no one could have guessed whether the event would be a success.

Several factors generated concern as to whether or not Northern California and Reno rodders would return to Lake Almanor.

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Less than two weeks left before Soup Cook-Off registration closes

Feather Publishing

The Greenville Cy Hall Memorial Museum is hosting its inaugural Soup Cook-Off to coincide with its annual “Night at the Graveyard” event Saturday, Sept. 27.

The inaugural Soup Cook-Off is open to anyone who would like to enter. Entry costs $15 and includes two “Night at the Graveyard” dinner tickets, a $60 value.

Read more: Less than two weeks left before Soup Cook-Off registration closes

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Highway work west of Chester will cause delays begining Monday

Feather Publishing

Next week, beginning Monday, September 22, 2014 through Thursday, September 25, 2014 there will be one way traffic control from 7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. on State Route 36 in Chester from 0.2 miles east of Route 89 to Melissa Avenue for asphalt repair work. Motorists should expect 5-10 minute delays.


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Drought is an issue for upstream communities too

Gia Martynn
Special to Feather Publishing

Water, the lifeblood of all living things, has been a controversial resource since the West was settled. If one goes on the Internet and searches for information on water wars one will find current stories of struggles not only in California, but in the southern U.S. and the Middle East.

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County successful in talks with DWR

Debra Moore
Staff Writer

Thanks to skilled negotiators 11 years ago, and then again just days ago, Portola residents can access the water that they need during this drought.

While other customers of the State Water Project are limited to 5 percent of their usual allotment, those who receive their water from Lake Davis will experience no such curtailment.

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