In his report to the Plumas Sierra County Fair board May 25, manager John Steffanic laid out plans for the 2011 county fair.
The fair, Aug. 10 – 14, will focus heavily on children’s entertainment. In addition to the recently approved puppet show entitled “Puff the Magic Dragon,” there will be a small circus, jugglers and the hay maze will return.
Indian Valley Editor
A free compost workshop begins the organic gardening season Saturday, June 4, at the Dawn Gardens in Indian Falls, where a new crop of summer interns is as busy as the bees.
Master Composter Bob Boschee will lead the workshop and show people using hands-on techniques how easy it is to build a good compost pile.
The forum hosted by the Almanor Basin Watershed Advisory Committee (ABWAC) Wednesday, May 25, fielded a panel of six scientists in response to community concerns about cloud seeding in the Lake Almanor Basin.
The issue surfaced when Basin resident Lisa Marcus, at the urging of ABWAC member David Durkin, attended the March 9 committee meeting. During the public comment period she read a summary of her concerns that included questions she wanted answered by Pacific, Gas and Electric Company.
When the Kentucky Mine stamp mill was up and running at its maximum, you could hear the 10 1,000-pound stamps crushing gold-veined quartz ore for miles around. In fact, the din of the several stamp mills operating near Sierra City during the gold rush days of the 1800s was so uproarious that people had to get inside somewhere in order to carry on a conversation!
The ad hoc committee formed to review proposed city water and sewer rate hikes gave its first report at the May 25 regular meeting of the Portola City Council. In response to significant public outcry during the Proposition 218 process, Mayor Pro Tem Juliana Mark and council member William Weaver were appointed to the committee to look into other options.
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