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14A Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Feather River Bulletin Plumas National Forest begins prescribed burns Favorable weather con- ditions will allow spring prescribed burning to begin soon on the Plumas National Forest. The purpose of burning is to reduce the hazardous fuels that accumulate in the forest and minimize the potential impact if a wildfire occurs during the summer. Burns are also used to re- store native vegetation such as beargrass and to improve S NO general forest health. Most of the planned under- burning will complete Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group fuelbreak work within defensible fuel profile zones. Smoke from these projects will be visible from many parts of the county. Fire management personnel work with the Redding Fire Weath- er Center, the Northeast Air Alliance, local air quality managers and adjacent federal and state agencies to reduce smoke impacts on communities. Even with these precau- tions, some smoke may settle into the valleys during the evenings and early morning hours until atmospheric conditions allow for smoke dispersal. Opportunities to burn are typically limited to several weeks in the spring and fall and are dependent on favor- able weather conditions, fuel moisture levels and the avail- ability of fire crews. The Mt. Hough District has approximately 300 acres to burn, mostly in the Meadow Valley and American Valley vicinity. Smoke will be visible from Quincy and Meadow Valley. The Feather River District has approximately 300 acres to burn in the Brush Creek and Challenge vicinity. Smoke will be visible from ,roy,lie, Chic, and uba County. The Beckwourth Ranger District has approximately 650 acres to burn in the Lake Davis, Red Clover Valley, Portola and Clio vicinity. Smoke may be visible from Portola, Sierra Valley, Genesee Valley and Chilcoot. The number of acres Reg. 1.99 sq. ft ............ ' 1.39 sq. ft. + FREE PAD! 1.49 2.89 sq. ft ................ sq. ft. + FREE PAD! .49 ........................ s 1 sq. ft. + FREE PAD! ...................... 1.49 sq. ft. + FREE PAD! lll.'.l.lllllllllal In. l l I I l l l I . I l I l -79 sq. ft., FREE PAD! 89 sq. ft. + FREE PAD! .00M002.39 sq. ft. + FREE PAD! .00M002.49 sq. ft. + FREE PAD! ..J' 2..59 sq. ft. + FREE PAD! ..J' 2=69 sq. ft. + FREE PAD! wo, ............... .99 PAL Au,, i 2:79 sq. ft ....... sq. ft. (4 Rolls in Stock) .SM00 1.49 +.... EB ft ' Reg. 4.29 sq ................................ Bronzed Terra Reg. 4.49 sq. ft ..................... oak 8.99 sq American Reg. . ft ..................... Free pad  on prior sales. Sale ends April 5th may be shedu|ed for later. & VINYL REMNANTS...MOST AT 50% OFF! (Installation available at an extra charge. Bring in your measurements.) 2830 MAIN STREET, SUSANVILLE ZLI 257-7788 CA LIC 448528 burned in any given season is highly variable and depends upon the number of days that weather conditions allow for the burning to be completed safely and the smoke impacts to commu- nities to be minimized. Questions regarding the spring burning program may be directed to Pete Duncan, assistant fire management officer, Plumas National Forest, 283-2050. Planning groups to meet Joshua Sebold Staff Writer jsebold @plumasnews.com The third round of General Plan working group meetings are fast approaching. The working groups will brainstorm about the format of the new General Plan and upcoming public workshops among other topics. The Sierra Valley meeting will be 1 - 4 p.m. at the Portola library Monday, April 5. The Mohawk Valley meet- ing will be 6 - 9 p.m. at the Graeagle Community Church Monday, April 5. The Alma,or meeting will be 9 a.m. -- noon at the Chester Veteran's Hall Tuesday, April 6. The Indian Valley meeting will be 6 - 9 p.m. at the Indian Valley Community Service District building Tuesday, April 6. The American Valley meet- ing will be 9 a.m. -- noon at the planning commission cham- bers in Quincy Wednesday, April 7. Missing woman found Ruth Ellis Staff Writer rellis@lassennews.com The Lassen County Sheriffs Office has confirmed Kristen Payne, reported missing two weeks ago, was found living in Chic. and will be taken out of the missing person's system. LCSO deputy Dave Wogin- rich, who worked the case, said Payne, 36, called her mother the morning of Thurs- day, March 25, and let her know she was OK. Payne, who lived in West- wood, was reported missing Tuesday, March 16, after family members called her ex- boyfriend, Michael Turner of Greenville, asking if he had seen or heard from her. Turner filed the missing per- son's report with the Plumas County Sheriff's Office. PCSO deputy Phil Shannon, who took the initial report, said Payne had been missing for about a month and foul play was not suspected. Need help REPI If it's ing we can'll find somemmmo can. CONSTRUCTION ilNCE IIMI4 General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035