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Plumas Arts presents photography from three perspectives

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Betty Bishop, of Chester, captures photographs the “old-fashioned way,” using film. She is one of three photographers featured at the Plumas Arts Gallery. Photos courtesy Plumas Arts
Feather Publishing
3/11/2014
 

The March featured artist show at the Plumas Arts Gallery will present the work of three different photographers from three corners of Plumas County who express themselves in the photographic arts through three different technical approaches.

The gallery will also be filled with work from more than 50 local and regional artists working in a multitude of mediums from two- and three-dimensional fine art, prints and cards to jewelry and woodwork; from fabric arts and pottery to artisan crafts, music recordings and more. The public was invited to an opening reception Friday, March 7.

 

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County continues to work on wildfire preparedness

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
3/10/2014

 

When fire breaks out in Plumas County, residents need evacuation plans and now three areas have them: Greenhorn, Lake Davis Highlands and Mohawk Vista.

Sue McCourt, the county’s fire prevention specialist, worked with local fire departments, the Forest Service, CalFire and a geographic information system specialist to map the communities and highlight evacuation routes.

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Rec and Tech views fiber optics as another county attribute

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
3/10/2014

 

As Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications continues to roll out its fiber optic line, an effort is underway to control expectations.

Yes, someday it may bring high-speed Internet to most residents’ doorsteps, but for now the utility is focusing on businesses, establishing hotspots for residents and tourists to access, and linking the communities.

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Graphic design student from Portola wins national award

Makenzie Davis
Staff Writer
3/9/2014

Wine branding and packaging landed a local college student a top spot in the American Package Design Awards, by Graphic Design USA.

Jacob Brennan, 21, a graphic design student at Lassen Community College, submitted his wine branding and packaging to the 2014 American Package Design Awards not expecting to win, but he came out victorious as one of the 300 winners selected from more than 1,800 entries.

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Downed power line causes power outage and road closure

Feather Publishing
3/9/2014 

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At approximately 3 a.m. Sunday, a power line fell across Highway 70 at the crest of what is commonly referred to as Cemetery Hill in Quincy. The line remained fully energized causing both a power outage and road closure.

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