Lightning across Plumas County
Feather Publishing 7/8/2010
The first lightning storm of the season rolled across Plumas County Wednesday afternoon. The storm moved up from the Tahoe/Truckee area to the Middle fork of the Feather River. It then turned to the north east and moved across Quincy and up to Lake Almanor.
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Momboosa Music Festival 2010 ticket drawing winners announced
Jess and Neil Horning of Liquid Blue, the promoters of the Momboosa event in Chester, donated 40 general admission and four VIP tickets for the local drawing. When clients visited the participating businesses, they could sign up - no purchase was necessary. The winners were drawn at the local Chamber meeting Wednesday, July 14, 2010.
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PSREC begins experimental 'white space' program
There are a limited number of frequencies available in airwaves, and what to do with them is the concern of the Federal Communications Commission. Currently, the FCC is considering usages for the UHF/VHF band left vacant with television’s transition to digital.
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Building Department to focus on code enforcement
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved Building Director John Cunningham’s request to fill a vacant code enforcement position that was funded in his budget at a June BOS meeting.
The department head told the supervisors his combined building and code enforcement department budgets were approximately $180,000 lighter than in the prior year.
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A grand celebration planned for the Cy Hall Memorial Museum
Indian Valley Editor
After almost 20 years of dedicated work, directors of the Cy Hall Memorial Museum are ready for a grand opening celebration mixer Friday, July 9, at 5:30 p.m., with a special recognition program at 6:30 p.m.
The museum is located on the corner of Main and Mill streets, in the building many old-timers will remember as Miller’s warehouse.
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Economic impacts of Plumas District Hospital studied
Plumas District Hospital recently released an economic impact study it commissioned, at a cost of $5,000, through the Center for Economic Development at California State University–Chico.
The study analyzes the economic impact of the district on the local economy and tries to estimate the economic effects of a hospital closure. It does not, however, look at what might lead to closure or whether passage of Measure B would or could lead to closure.
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