Logger Randy Pew feeds logs into the “delimbinator,” a machine that can delimb and debark several logs at a time. Pew demonstrated the machine’s capabilities to representatives from the Forest Service and the timber industry June 5. Photo by Debra Moore
Forest Service personnel and timber industry leaders gathered June 5 just north of Graeagle to get their first look at the “delimbinator” — a device that can delimb a grapple full of logs at one time.
With the 2012-13 fiscal year drawing to a close, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors is looking to next year.
“I think it will be status quo,” said Susan Scarlett, the county’s budget officer.
This year’s Dawn Garden interns prepare a large pile of compost to use during the June 15 compost workshop. The free workshop will be held at 218 Indian Falls Road in Crescent Mills, starting at 10 a.m. From left: Blaze Elation, Silas Kachman and Dwight Hobbs. Photo by Samantha P. Hawthorne
As a way of educating the local community about sustainable agricultural methods, the Dawn Gardens Institute is hosting its annual compost workshop June 15.
This free workshop, which begins at 10 a.m., is designed to help aspiring gardeners start or improve upon their composting systems. The methods described in this workshop are depended upon by Dawn Gardens to maintain and improve the soil fertility of its small-scale organic farm.
The 13th annual Soroptimist International of Quincy Garden Tour features 4 local and 2 Mohawk Vista gardens, like the unusual one pictured. This unique greenhouse specializes in indoor plants and a model train exhibit. Tickets cost $10 in advance or $12 the day of the event, June 15. In Quincy tickets are available at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books, Gray’s Flower Garden, Great Northern Hair Co., La Casa Bella, Quincy Hot Spot and Ranchito Motel. In Eastern Plumas tickets may be purchased at the chamber of commerce, Crazyblooms Florist, Addie’s Floral Cottage and Plumas Bank. Proceeds from the garden tour, which runs 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., go toward scholarships for local students. For more information call Billie Bequette at 283-0957. Photo submitted
For more than 40 years the Chester Church of Christ J.O.Y. bus was a common sight on Chester Streets each Sunday morning as it picked up and delivered the community’s children for Bible Hour.
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Little League nears regional tourneys
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