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Honest merchant saves the day for Georgia couple

Dan McDonald
Managing Editor
4/25/2014
 

The honesty of a Quincy merchant saved an Atlanta, Ga., couple’s vacation and renewed their faith in “goodness” last month.

During a drive from Paradise to Las Vegas on March 2, Tracy and Mark Englund made a quick pit stop at the local Chevron. Nearly two hours later, the Englunds were in the drive-thru at a Reno Burger King when panic set in.

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April’s blood moon: A sign from God or a scientific wonder?

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By 1:57 a.m., only a sliver of the full moon retains its usual bright white color as the April 15 “Blood Moon” continues into a full lunar eclipse.
Samantha P. Hawthorne
Staff Writer
4/25/2014
 

The night of April 14 marked the first of four total lunar eclipses expected to occur over the next two years. The tetrad, as it’s scientifically called, is being referred to as a “Blood Moon,” due to its apparent link to a Christian prophecy indicating the end of this system of things.

Minister John Hagee coined the term in 2013, when he wrote the book “Four Blood Moons: Something is About to Change.” In his book, Hagee said the tetrad represents a fulfillment of Joel 2:31 and other scriptures like it, where the biblical prophesy stated, “The sun will be turned into darkness and the moon into blood before the coming of the great and awe-inspiring day of Jehovah.”

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In a fire district? Group amasses comprehensive list of who’s in and who’s out

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
4/25/2014

 

“We’re just concerned about homeowners living outside the fire district.”
 
Charlie Plopper
Work group member

A dedicated foursome has determined which Plumas County residences are in a fire district and which are not, but the next step is to get that information to the public.

“We’re just concerned about homeowners living outside the fire district,” said Charlie Plopper.

Plopper, along with Pam Gill, Fred Salvato and Paul Erickson, amassed a comprehensive list of properties located outside of a fire district after serving on the 2009-10 grand jury and learning about the problem.

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Burn permits required May 1

Feather Publishing
4/25/2014
 

Effective Thursday, May 1, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit will require dooryard burning permits for residential burning within Lassen, Modoc and Plumas counties.

Burning permits are required from May 1 to midnight June 30 for all residential burning on State Responsibility Area lands.

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Sheriff still pushing plan for new facility with CHP

Dan McDonald
Managing Editor
4/24/2014
 

The sheriff isn’t giving up on a proposal to build a joint facility with the local California Highway Patrol.

“Just because the initial reply was negative, that doesn’t mean I’m done pursuing something that will benefit the citizens of this county,” Sheriff Greg Hagwood said last week.

Read more: Sheriff still pushing plan for new facility with CHP

 

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