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At the end of a recent political forum, supervisor candidate Dick Lundy referred to “hundreds” of “missing” ballots in the June primary election. The comment followed several weeks of rumors, phone calls, e-mails and letters alleging a number of mail ballots were not counted. Those allegations carried with them the suggestion that Lundy would not be in a run-off election with J.P. Kennedy if all the ballots had been counted.
Contribution and expenditure information through Sept. 30 is in for Dick Lundy and Jon Kennedy. The hotly contested District 5 supervisor’s run-off election has both candidates collecting and spending like (almost) no other campaign in recent memory.
According to Melinda Rother, assistant clerk/recorder, who has been in the office for 15 years, “You don’t see people spending the kind of money we’re seeing here.”
Plumas County Public Works will hold a tire amnesty day Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Public Works, 1834 East Main St. in Quincy.
Passenger truck or car tires without rims will be accepted. No more than nine tires will be accepted from any one user. (California law prohibits transport of more than nine tires at any time.) There is no charge for Plumas County residents.
In response to concerns of downtown closures during the weekend Plumas Arts has decided to increase their weekend hours. Beginning Saturday, Oct. 16 The Plumas Arts Gallery will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. right through until Christmas. These hours will be added to regular gallery and office hours of Wednesday to Friday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
First up is the Quincy Words & Music Thursday, Oct. 14, at Morning Thunder Café with featured artist Andrew Ohren.
In Portola Friday, Oct. 22, at The Feather Community Art Center featured musicians are Penny and Dude Berry.
Finishing up the month will be Jeff Ellermeyer as the featured musician Thursday, Oct. 28, in Chester at the Coffee Station.
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