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A month after a child advocate raised concerns about dental care for Medi-Cal recipients, particularly children, health care providers are working on a solution.
Plumas District Hospital CEO Doug Lafferty said that it needs to be a “community solution,” and by that he means he needs local dentists to help.
Betty Bishop, of Chester, captures photographs the “old-fashioned way,” using film. She is one of three photographers featured at the Plumas Arts Gallery. Photos courtesy Plumas Arts
The March featured artist show at the Plumas Arts Gallery will present the work of three different photographers from three corners of Plumas County who express themselves in the photographic arts through three different technical approaches.
The gallery will also be filled with work from more than 50 local and regional artists working in a multitude of mediums from two- and three-dimensional fine art, prints and cards to jewelry and woodwork; from fabric arts and pottery to artisan crafts, music recordings and more. The public was invited to an opening reception Friday, March 7.
When fire breaks out in Plumas County, residents need evacuation plans and now three areas have them: Greenhorn, Lake Davis Highlands and Mohawk Vista.
Sue McCourt, the county’s fire prevention specialist, worked with local fire departments, the Forest Service, CalFire and a geographic information system specialist to map the communities and highlight evacuation routes.
As Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications continues to roll out its fiber optic line, an effort is underway to control expectations.
Yes, someday it may bring high-speed Internet to most residents’ doorsteps, but for now the utility is focusing on businesses, establishing hotspots for residents and tourists to access, and linking the communities.
Wine branding and packaging landed a local college student a top spot in the American Package Design Awards, by Graphic Design USA.
Jacob Brennan, 21, a graphic design student at Lassen Community College, submitted his wine branding and packaging to the 2014 American Package Design Awards not expecting to win, but he came out victorious as one of the 300 winners selected from more than 1,800 entries.
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