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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Fire connection: The man accused of starting the massive King Fire was arrested in Plumas County 11 years ago.
  • Candidate forums planned: The League of Women Voters announced it will host forums for the Portola City Council race and for District 5 supervisor.
  • Local emergency: The Plumas Board of Supervisors proclaimed a local emergency due to the threat of catastrophic wildfire.

Supervisors endorse book; Suggest residents read ‘The Book Thief’

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Dr. Joan Parkin and Feather River College President Kevin Trutna discuss the “The Book Thief” as they ask the Board of Supervisors to declare it the county’s Book in Common. Photo by Debra Moore

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
9/19/2014

What if all Plumas County residents read the same book and then talk about it?

Feather River College President Kevin Trutna asked the Board of Supervisors to adopt a resolution naming “The Book Thief” as the county’s Book in Common.

Trutna, English professor Dr. Joan Parkin and four students appeared before the supervisors Sept. 9 to advocate for the book.

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Lake Almanor hosts a surprising street rod event

M. Kate West
Staff Writer
9/19/2014

When it was time for the jewel-toned hot rods to rumble into Lake Almanor for the 28th annual Street Rod Extravaganza, no one could have guessed whether the event would be a success.

Several factors generated concern as to whether or not Northern California and Reno rodders would return to Lake Almanor.

Read more: Lake Almanor hosts a surprising street rod event

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Less than two weeks left before Soup Cook-Off registration closes

Feather Publishing
9/18/2014

The Greenville Cy Hall Memorial Museum is hosting its inaugural Soup Cook-Off to coincide with its annual “Night at the Graveyard” event Saturday, Sept. 27.

The inaugural Soup Cook-Off is open to anyone who would like to enter. Entry costs $15 and includes two “Night at the Graveyard” dinner tickets, a $60 value.

Read more: Less than two weeks left before Soup Cook-Off registration closes

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Highway work west of Chester will cause delays begining Monday

Feather Publishing
9/17/2014

Next week, beginning Monday, September 22, 2014 through Thursday, September 25, 2014 there will be one way traffic control from 7:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. on State Route 36 in Chester from 0.2 miles east of Route 89 to Melissa Avenue for asphalt repair work. Motorists should expect 5-10 minute delays.

 

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Drought is an issue for upstream communities too

Gia Martynn
Special to Feather Publishing
9/17/2014

Water, the lifeblood of all living things, has been a controversial resource since the West was settled. If one goes on the Internet and searches for information on water wars one will find current stories of struggles not only in California, but in the southern U.S. and the Middle East.

Read more: Drought is an issue for upstream communities too

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