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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, May 12, 2010 7A Strange sight over Indian Residents and others near the Moonlight Wildfire area last weeR were left to wonder about some strange heli- copter action they witnessed. For a helicopter with a strange tube- or missile-like thing dangling from it was flown back and forth over what seemed to them like the same area of the valley. The helicopter was actual- ly flying in a grid pattern over the Moonlight Valley, and the thingamajig dangling from it was a high-tech mag- netometer. The device can bc used to help locate mineral deposits, like copper, and map surface and bedrock geology in the top 500 feet of the Earth. The helicopter was from Fu- gro Airborne, a Canadian-based company hired by Novoro Cop- per Inc., a subsidiary of Starfield Resources Inc. According to an April press release, the electromag- netic survey targets were the Moonlight Valley, Superior and Engels copper mines, Os- meyer Ridge, Blue Copper, Sulfide Ridge, Copper Moun- tain and Ruby Mine. The copper exploration and possible mining in the Moonlight area has been a controversial subject in some circles, especially from a few nearby residents who posted signs with comments against the mining on the roads lead- ing into the Plumas Copper Belt area. Valley Strange helicopter action over the Moonlight Wildfire area sparked curiosity last week. Photo courtesy of Fugro Airborne Surveys For more information about Starfield, visit starfiel- dres.com, and those interest- ed in electromagnetic survey technology may visit fu- groairborne.com. VA clinic to open in Susanville The Veterans Administra- tion Sierra Nevada Health Care System's market in- cludes 21 counties in northern Nevada and northeastern Cal- ifornia, covering 116,000 square miles. To this list, officials are pleased to add the VA Dia- mond View Outpatient Clinic in Susanville, which will serve Lassen, Plumas and Modoc counties in northeast- regular business hours. Ser- vices not provided by the clin- ic (e.g. other specialty care, in- patient care or specific diag- nostic services) will be avail- able at the Reno VAMC facili- ty, other VA facilities, or local- ly under contract. The clinic, located at 110 Bella Way in Susanville, opened May 3. An LPN med- ical support assistant will join Thomas Rath, M.D., and Staff is now taking enroll- ments for patients who want to transfer care to the Susanville CBOC. Primary care staff in Reno, as well as the staff in Su- sanville will have Request for Change of Provider forms pa- tients can complete and return to either facility. Patients will be notified by letter when they have been re- assigned. The letter will also contain instructions for mak- ern California. James Troy, R.N., clinic ure ing appointments. i The clinic will provd non:.:i_aayiii'n:[, %iial grand opening emergent primary careandan- for a s0dial worker is in for the lifiic is planned for cillary support services during process. July 2010. PAID POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT "Helping Shape our Eommunities since 1972." L undyforSupervisor, corn I would like to ask for your VOTE for Supervisor, in District 5, on election day, June 8th. I believe that we all enjoy a special and unique quality of life here in Plumas County, and I feel it's important to maintain that way of life. I have over 30 years experience as a successful small business owner here in Plumas County, and I believe now is the time to give back. Please elect me as your representative to the Board of Supervisors. Please also join former Plumas County Supervisors Don Clark, Phil Bresciani, Bill Coates and Leonard Ross in supporting my bid for Supervisor of District 5, along with these concerned citizens: Jim and Joan Anderson Gary Axthelm Jim and Pam Babbitt Ken Barnard Dan Bastian Sharon and Dick Bennett Larry Binns David Borgmeyer Dave Boynton John Breaux Linda and Ray Breedlove Jack and Pat Bridge Lucille Buckholtz Lloyd Buckner Marie Bunch Bob Caskie Leslie Cercek Nancy Clark Mike and Patty Clawson Kimi Coates Ross Compton Catherine Cosmos Bob and Ann Darling Daniel Davis Helen Dellinger Stacy Domaille Henry Eisenman Levi England Mike Eprin Mark Erickson Inez Fagliano John Fisher Barbara Gage Jan Ghcrra Jim and Betsy Glassman Jack Gilbert Terry Greif Debbie Haas Lynn Hagen Bryan and Martha Hansen Lauren Hartwig David and Nancy Heaslett Jane Iden Nels and Gall Johnson Bill Kennedy Dennis LaMothe Judy LaTour Carol Anne Lee John Lucata Brian Luce Dan Lynch Greg Margason Beatrice McNulty Chris Nicholson Steve O'Neill Rod Osterlund Tom and Ardy Paulsen Wayne and Becky Pearson Bob and Stacey Phelps Therese Phelps Bob Randall Kathy Raymond Bill and Connie Rehard Gary Reid Janet and Leo Reihsen Leslie Ross Elaine Ross Bob Rutherford Brenda Scheppelmann Allen Shelp Tom Smith Ken and Kathy Smith Del Stockman Judy Story Bill and Sally Tantau Bernice Terry Susan Terry Roger and Jan Tew Harold Thompson William Thompson Jeffand Lynn Turner Patty Veith Ron and Gloria Verner Wally Walker Leah and Dan West Harvey and Shirley West Ralph and Trish Wilburn Victoria Williams Perry Wilson Lisa Wingate Dave Yeargin PAID FOR BY THE COMMITTEE TO ELECT LUNDY FOR SUPERVISOR 2010 I/I? the world? .......... i Christie Brawley (left) and Suzi Brakken of the Plumas County Visitor's Bureau went to Roche Harbor Inn on San Juan Island, Washington, following training in Seattle. They en- joyed a gourmet dinner by chef Steven French, formerly of Quincy. Next time you travel, share where you went by taking your local newspaper along and including it in a photo. Then e-mail the photo to smorrow@plumasnews.com ! '$2 , off Large I ' $1 ' off Medium I I I Not good with any other offer. Expires 5-31-10 Watch the Exotement Here! Plumas Pines Shopping Center, Quincy 283-2320 Open 7 days llam - lOpm LES SCIIWAB PASSENGER CAR Starting At 2B85 155/80R-13 This is an excellent value on highway and all season radials. Offers a smooth quiet ride and tough steel belt construction, LES SCHWAB OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE BEST BRAKE WARRANTY PROFESSIONALLY TRAINED TECHNICIANS PREMIUM QUALITY PARTS There are many important parts that wear out in your brake system. This is wny we don't just replace your brake pads and shoes. It's also why we can stande behind our brake service with the best brake warranty. FREE BRAKE INSPECTIONS (On Most Vehicles) PEGASUS LIGHT TRUCK/SUV Starting At P235/75SR-15 Low cost tire with a high traction tread com- pound for added durability and tread life. 2385 Main St. ,5 ] QUINCY 116 East Main St. 283-141