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FEATHER RIVER t $!!r.rounding Areas Since 1866 Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Vol. 146, No. 37 Feather Publishing Co., Inc. * 530-283-0800 * www.plumasnews.com ,g 50 CENTS 00gotrar00 Quincy High prin(00ipal could be back Today: Fifth Community Sustainability Awards, 7 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Quincy Earth Days Committee presents awards for environmental, social/cultural, economic sustainability to local nominees. Screening of "Chasing Ice" follows. Admission $7 at the door; students $6. Bring reusable glass for discount on beverages. For film information: chasingice.com. Friday: Eighth annual Student Art Exhibit reception, 5 - 7 p.m., Pangaea Cafe and Pub at 461 W. Main St. Feather River College Art Department hosts. Meet artists, view artwork, enjoy appetizers. Some works for sale. Runs through May 17. Genna & Jesse concert, doors open 6:30 p.m., West End Theatre. Alley Cat Cafe offers refreshments. Tickets $8, available at Alley Cat Cafe, Quincy Thrift, westendtheatre.us. Saturday: World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, 9:30 a.m., Plumas Unified School District lawn. Experience benefits of both practices witteachers from around the county in celebration of worldwide observance. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a snack. Rain or shine. For information: 616-0032. Quincy Little League Opening Day. Ceremonies start 10 a.m. with Parade of Teams, second annual Wayne Tweedle Memorial Bat-A-Thon, four School board approves pursuing conditiona offer to Segura Laura Beaton Staff Writer Ibeaton@plumasnews.com Quincy High School's principal, Dr. Sue Segura, could be back on the job next year. Segura was told the school board would pursue a conditional offer of employment with her at its special board meeting April 18. After 4-1/2 hours in closed session, the Plumas Unified School District board reconvened and announced it had taken action. Previous to the announcement at 10:45 p.m., Segura addressed the audience of about 40 diehard supporters, asking them to remain silent regardless of the board's decision. President Chris Russell read the board's statement: "After additional consideration and significant deliberation, the governing board took action by a vote of 4 to 1 to pursue a conditional offer of employment to Dr. Sue Segura." The school board and Segura declined to explain the conditions associated with the offer. The board adjourned its meeting immediately following the announcement. The audience filed out of Pioneer-Quincy Elementary School silently, heeding Segura's request. See PUSD, page 4A Celebrating Earth Day Earth Day draws a crowd of a couple dozen kidsto Leonhardt Learning Landscapes on April 22. Young and old alike took advantage of warm, sunny weather to celebrate caring for the Earth. Bird watching, crafts, creek exploration, "discover your wingspan" and other fun activities provided by Jennifer Kaufman and friends were part of a larger Earth Days 2013 weeklong celebration. Photo by Laura Beaton baseball games, tri-tip sandwiches. All proceeds go to uniforms, equipment for Quincy Little League season. Spring Dance Spectacular, 2 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Footloose Dance Studios, Plumas Arts present performance with First Covenant Dance Co. of Sacramento. Advance tickets $5 adults, $2 students; tickets go up $1 at the door. Under 5 free. Tickets available at Carey Candy Co., Plumas Arts, Quincy Natural Foods. Sunday: Plumas Paddle Palooza, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., swimming hole with rope swing above Oakland Camp. Drop in for paddle sports games, tricks, drills, classes, product demos. Food available for purchase. Hosted by Feather River College Outdoor Recreation Leadership program. Tuesday: Kindergarten Roundup, 9 - 10:30 a.m., Pioneer-Quincy Elementary School. Open to children 5 years old on or before Oct. 1. Free health screenings, backpack of school supplies. Parents can pick up registration packet beforehand at school. Bring birth certificate, immunization record. For information: PQES, 283-6520. To subscribe to the Bulletin, call 530-283-0800 Board dec s 2013 'Year of the Child' itmeaih:::: ::: h odnY!i:n !!i!! !i!!sll it's  ;::Sand Plumas County might not Kennedy brought a little income cuts to our The supervisors know it yet, but 2013 is now officially "The Year of the Child." The Board of Supervisors passed the resolution during its April 16 meeting at the request of Ellen Vieira, the executive director of First 5 P!umas. Vieira and Colleen Kroll, a parent who serves on the commission board, talked about the work of First 5 ........ Plumas. The organization receives approximately BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ROUNDUP $350,000 annually for the health and education of children from prenatal to age 5. The funding comes from a tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products. Vieira said that David Finigan, president of the California State Association levity to the topic when he quipped, "It's always the year of the child at our home." Help wanted The public works department is hiring an equipment maintenance worker to fill the position of an employee who is leaving the county to take a job in the private sector. "He got a better offer elsewhere," Perreault told employees," Supervisor Sherrie Thrall said. The supervisors approved Perreault's request to fill the position, which was already funded. Wickman appointed The supervisors appointed Bill Wickman to serve on the Plumas County Coordinating Council, replacing Frank Stewart, the county's forester, who recently retired. established the council in 2008 to coordinate the plans, policies and priorities of the county with those of federal and state agencies, particularly the Forest Service. " Kitchen contribution The supervisors approved the receipt of a $5,00O contribution from developer Lake Almanor Associates LP See Supes, page 5A Students' artwork on display in town Public invited to April 26 reception The Feather River College Art Department is proud to host the eighth annual Student Art Exhibit. A reception for the artists, a free public event, is set for 5 - 7 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Pangaea Caf and Pub, 461 W. Main St. in Quincy. All are encouraged to meet the artists, admire the artwork and enjoy appetizers. Some works are for sale by the artists. The FRC Art Department offers a transfer degree in art, plus it serves community members wishing to learn new skills or expand their present interest in the arts, both in studio courses and in the" history of art. Courses offered include painting, drawing, design, sculpture, photography and art lecture courses. Refer to the class schedule for specifics. The fall schedule is out in print and online at frc.edu. Each year students who have taken an art course are invited to show their works. "The talent is impressive!" say organizers. "Come out and see for yourselfi" The exhibit runs through FridaY, May 17. Student artjoes up on the waits-at Pangafa Cafe anti Pub in Quincy on April 26 for a reception. The show will run through May 17. Photo submitted