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IOA Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 reacher Klver UtJlle'[l~ air U Registrations are rolling in from local residents who want to attend this year's Fair U, set for Feb. 22. This event is unique to Plumas and Sierra counties, and has caught the eye of the fair industry in California. Fair U is short for Fair University and it is a mini school covering all sorts of projects that can be entered into this year's Plumas-Sierra County Fair, which will be held Aug. 13 - 17. Local experts will offer instruction and advice on topics from poetry to cake decorating. "They will offer an introduction that will hopefully entice a student to continue their journey and eventually enter what they have created in the fair," said Fair Manager John Steffanic. Many classes offer the supplies at no charge to students, which they can take with them after Fair U. Sbme of the classes have a limit on how many can attend, so call early to register. 1 10 1 -- Fair U schedule (subject to change) 8:30 a.m. registration and snacks 9 - 9:20 a.m. gift wrapping; table setting 9 - 9:50 a.m. poetry; cake decorating; felting 9 - 10:50 a.m. knitting 9:30 - 9:50 a.m. table setting; gift wrapping - 10:50 a.m. spinning; dehydrating; felting; cake decorating; scarecrows 10:30 - 10:50 a.m. flower arranging 11 - 11:20 a.m. flower arranging; gift wrapping 11:50 a.m. scarecrows; poetry; spinning; dehydrating noon lunch The event takes place at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Serpilio Hall. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with classes beginning at 9 a.m. A free T-shirt will be given to everyone who preregisters. There will be coffee and snacks to start the day and lunch will be served after the last class. Contact the fair office at 283-6272 to register. "The eye of the rain" is captured by a local Quincy resident as the parched county receives some much-nFeded moisture. A brief break in the rain offered a glimpse of heaven-sent beauty. Photo by Robert Pelmear Analysis available on critical habitat rule! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife approximately 2,011 acres. Service recently announced The Service is proposing the availability of a draft to correct the boundaries in economic analysis on the five of those units based on proposal to designate 2,170 new information received acres of critical habitat in from the U.S. ForeSt Service, California for Webber's better defining the physical ivesia in Plumas, Lassen and biological features along Sierra counties, and the boundaries. This Washoe and Douglas boundary correction will counties in northwestern increase the proposed Nevada. designation of critical On Aug: 2, 2013, the habitat by 159 acres, Service published proposals bringing the total number of in Federal Register to list acres of proposed as critical Webber's ivesia as a habitat from 2,011 to 2,170 threatened species and a acres. prop( sal to designate The release of the draft critical habitat. At that time, economic analysis opens a the Service proposed 16 new 30-day comment period units of critical habitat (two that will close March 17. The with subunits), consisting of public is invited to submit information on the C Lf't :" economic analysis as w-ell as; the proposal to designate !: critical habitat. Ted Koch, state superviso for the Nevada Fish and Wildlife Office, said "Vc-e .; especially want to invite businesses and economic stakeholders who operate ini and around proposed critical habitat areas to !i carefully review and st bmit ! comments on the draft economic analysis." Comments may be submitted online at the Federal eRulemaking Portal: at The docket number for the proposed rule is FWS-RS-ES-2013-0080. 3 great I styles, one, Reclining Sofas from s799 Queen Sets from s298 nllllilllllllll Sofas from Twin Mattresses from ' S Consoles ,S239 necliners from : 299 So,d Oak V Leather Recline. from Solid Oak Rockers from S239 B S a oo,s om, 59 =,i, RoomTa=ew/4 Chai S259 I I IIIIIIII II JOHN DEERE Serving Lassen & Plumas counties from Fall River Mills Free 60" Rear Blade Power Reverser List price s26,625 OAC for nlos. 43428 Hwy 299 East = OPEN Mon-Fri 8-5 ~Offer ends Feb. 28, 2014. Prices and model availability may vary by dealer. Some restrictions apply; other special rates and terms may be available, so see your dealer for details and other financing options. Available at participating dealers. 0.0% for 60 months. ^Subject to approved installment credit with John Deere Financial. Some restrictions apply; other special rates and terms may be available, so see your dealer for details and other financing options. I I I I IIII II II II I II II I I I I II rll II II 11 II II II I II II II I I i ii ii ii ii ii ii i i at rl - i