Watershed projects up for final review
Indian Valley Editor
Several watershed projects planned by the Feather River Coordinated Resource Management group, of the Plumas Corporation, are on hold for a final review by the executive committee Wednesday, June 27, from 1 to 4 p.m.
The projects were put on hold in April, after a special meeting to review the structure and processes of the organization, which is comprised of several state and county agencies and organizations.
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Farmers call it the ‘most fun’ market to attend
Jeff Kamper of K&J Orchards helps customers who flock to the busy produce stand. Photo by Debra Moore
Shoppers venture there for the fresh fruits and vegetables, but the vendors go because it’s fun.
“This is the most fun for me by far,” said winemaker Grant Raney about Romano’s Farmers Market at Sierra Valley Farms.
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Congress set to extend Secure Rural Schools
UPDATE 6/29/2012 — Congress passed the transportation bill, including the Secure Rural School provisions, Friday, June 29. The bill awaits President Obama's signature.
Original Story — Congress is expected to vote Friday, June 29, on a bill that includes an extension of the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program. The extension moved one step closer to reauthorization Wednesday when House and Senate conference committee members reached a compromise on the nation’s transportation bill. The SRS extension is part of the transportation bill.
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CattleWomen teach kids about jerky
Plumas County Living History Days, sponsored by Plumas County Museum, was the featured activity at the county museum grounds and county fairgrounds Tuesday, May 29, through Friday, June 1. Fourth-grade students from county schools participated in learning about how things were done in the pioneer days. The members of Plumas-Sierra CattleWomen were asked to participate by giving a hands-on presentation about the history and making of jerky.
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U.S. Forest Service adds four heavy helicopters to support wildfire suppression
U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell recently announced the agency is adding four heavy helicopters to the aviation firefighting fleet.
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