Rec district offers free live scan fingerprinting
M. Kate West
The Almanor Recreation and Park District has arranged a live scan fingerprinting session for Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., reported board president Sean Delacour.
The cost of the live scan is $56 per individual and ARPD will pay the full cost for those who volunteer as soccer coaches, referees, board members, prospective board members and paid staff, as well as parents who coordinate youth programs such as drop-in basketball or open gym for the district.
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Supervisors appoint Mimi Hall interim mental health director Discuss hiring consultant to revamp department
Plumas Board of Supervisors
Public Health Director Mimi Hall will double her duties and serve as interim director of the county’s mental health department as well.
The announcement was made following a closed session meeting of the Plumas Board of Supervisors on April 7.
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Radio show exposes reality of drug use
|Erin Roth interviews a guest on her KQNY radio program “The Jane and John Doe Show.” Roth aims to shed light on the struggles drug addicts go through. Guests on the show, which airs Thursday and Sunday nights, tell their stories of addiction and recovery. Photo by James Wilson
A Quincy woman is taking powerful heart-wrenching stories of people who triumphed over drug use to the radio waves.
“The Jane and John Doe Show” airs on the Quincy public broadcast station KQNY in an attempt to spread a message of hope to addicts, their families and people that love them.
“I think the big deal is to let people in this bad situation know they’re not alone and there is hope,” said Erin Roth, the show’s host, about the message she hopes is evident in the program.
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Ward Fire is now 80 percent contained
|Flames from the Ward Fire are visible in the Genesee Valley Monday night. Photo by Greg Knight
9:00 a.m. update:
The Ward Fire is 80% contained with full containment expected shortly.
Firefighters have a line around the perimeter but need to finish hose lay and drop trees that threaten to fall over the line. Warmer, dryer air will create the potential for increased fire behavior during the day.
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Former Black Crowes lead singer performs at Sierra Valley Lodge debut
Ann PowersStaff Writer
|The Sierra Valley Lodge’s grand opening weekend is set for May 1 in Calpine. Photo courtesy Sierra Valley Lodge
Former Black Crowes lead singer Chris Robinson is taking the “family” to the Sierra Valley Lodge’s grand opening weekend next month in Calpine.
On May 2, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood is set to perform at the 96-year-old historic lodge, recently purchased by the Parish Entertainment Group.
“It’s awesome we’re getting such a big name to start,” said Nicole Beck, lodge manager. “This night will be a big shebang, but it will be one of many to come with future events.”
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