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Transmission power has been restored to the Chester substation and about 1000 customers in town are without power, but 600 now have power back on. Crews are now repairing distribution lines damaged to bring power back on to other Chester customers.
Joshua SeboldStaff Writer1/20/2010
One of the largest examples of stimulus funds making it into Plumas County is about to get underway as Caltrans will begin advertising a construction project estimated to cost around $22 million in mid-February.
Caltrans received $28 million in stimulus funding to replace the Spanish Creek Bridge, which is nearing the end of its service life.
1/22/2010 - 6:00 a.m.
Quincy, Portola and Taylorsville Elementary schools are open this morning, however Chester and Greenville schools will remain closed for Friday due to power outages. The schools that are open are running on their normal schedule.
Power outages are reported throughout Plumas and Lassen Counties. Power has been restored in Susanville but is reported to be out in Quincy, Chester, Indian Valley, and the east and west shores of Lake Almanor.
3:20 update: The power has been restored in Quincy.
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
* TIMING: SNOW WILL INCREASE AGAIN LATER THIS MORNING AND BECOME
HEAVY AT TIMES THIS AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS
WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT BEFORE SNOW DECREASES FRIDAY MORNING.
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