Local fishing association seeks help to repair fish cages at Lake Almanor
M. Kate West
“The fish cage program in Hamilton Branch has been in operation for the past 22 years with little to no maintenance,” said Paul Garrido of Almanor Fishing Association.
Due to wind, water surges and winter snows, the platforms and cages have greatly deteriorated.
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Photo bloggers are boosting Plumas County tourism
Suzi Brakken - Plumas County Visitor's Bureau
The promotion of Plumas County’s fall foliage has attracted unprecedented numbers of visitors and inquiries this year, but there’s been an additional benefit, thanks to technology. The changing leaves have been attracting more and more photographers and photo clubs who post their pictures online via websites, blogs and Facebook, thereby adding to the viral marketing effort.
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Burn ban rescinded
Effective Friday, Oct. 8 at 8 a.m., the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit has rescinded the suspension on all burning on State Responsibility Area Lands within Lassen, Modoc and Plumas Counties. Burn permits are not required until May 1, 2011.
Following are some important things to remember regarding residential burning:
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Hearing ends without decision on Feather River Inn
A daylong hearing Friday, Oct. 8, on the lawsuit that has stymied development at the Feather River Inn ended without a decision.
The judge said she would issue an opinion within 90 days.
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League hosts host of forums
The League of Women Voters will host the candidates for U.S. Congressional District 4 in a debate Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Theatre.
There are three candidates running for the 4th District seat in Congress: Republican incumbent Tom McClintock, Democrat Clint Curtis and Independent Ben Emery. Each candidate has been invited.
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Broken main disrupts Portola water supply
At approximately 8 PM last night the city experienced the rupture of a 12-inch water transmission line at Beckwourth and Loyalton streets. This is a main water line to the City's water storage tanks and the South side of the City. City crew have been working on the repair throughout the night and
this morning had to order additional pipe material from Western Supply in Reno.
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