Man petitions to have Navy ship named after Quincy
The quaint Sierra Nevada town of Quincy may get a U.S. Navy ship named after it — kind of.
The Quincy Chamber of Commerce received a letter last week from retired Navy Capt. Kevin Wensing.
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Sustainability Month begins
Earth Day has officially been extended this month. A slew of activities celebrating the earth and sustainability are planned throughout April.
The Feather River College board of trustees unanimously voted to declare April as Sustainability Month at its regular meeting March 19.
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Better ISO saves Beckwourth homeowners cash
Beckwourth homeowners can look forward to lower insurance premiums, thanks to their fire district.
In 2005, the district’s Insurance Services Organization grading was rated as an ISO 9, one step above the lowest rating of 10.
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State assemblyman and senator draw a crowd for Quincy meeting
|State Assemblyman Brian Dahle, third from left, visits with constituents before the start of a townhall meeting in Quincy on March 27. Photos by Debra Moore
Of the dozen or so topics broached during a townhall meeting hosted by state officials March 27, a senate bill on vaccinations drew the most public input.
Assemblyman Brian Dahle and Sen. Ted Gaines met with constituents for a little over an hour during the first of a three-meeting swing through Plumas and Lassen counties.
A standing-room-only crowd filled the Quincy library meeting room for the 11 a.m. gathering. After some brief introductory remarks by Dahle (Gaines was held up in traffic and entered about 15 minutes later) the crowd questioned the duo on vaccinations, water rights, forest practices, the bullet train and more.
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Public will have chance to weigh in on biomass boiler
The Sierra Institute is poised to receive $2.6 million from the California Energy Commission, but first the public will have a chance to comment on the biomass boiler that would be built near the county’s health and human services building in Quincy.
The commission announced March 10 that it had awarded $2.6 million to the Sierra Institute for Community and Environment after ranking it No. 2 out of the nearly two dozen proposals received.
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