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Record. Wednesday. May 23 200~ 13B II II II Some of the unique features,The 22,(D0 square foot struc- added at the owner's request, ture is a Frank Lloyd Wright he most beautifulinclude the gabled roof, river design. -~ area will be fea- rock fireplace, covered porch The name Nakoma, a Year's Soropti- and barbecue area, and the Chippewa Indian word, means of Portola deck with its conversation pit. "I do as I promise" Saturday, June 2,The view from the conversa- Wright's Nakoma design tionpit and deck can only bewas a tribute to the American 1, the public will described as breathtaking. Indian, as each spire on the View the new Another must-see new home clubhouse is reminiscent of a Nakoma Re- in the area is that of George wigwam refresh- and Kathy Sipel. The building is made up of a gaze at the The 2,600 square foot home series of contrasting shapes: features three bedrooms, twooctagonal, square and rectan- directions to theand one-half baths, a large of- gular from any rice and mountain views fromIts three-dimensional char- of Por- all of the main rooms, acter is equally varied, consist- Eastern Plumas Multi-colored slate and red ing of a loosely connected se- Barik birch floors can be found ries of complex masses, sepa- Trading throughout the home. rated and accentuated by a va- Books and In fact, there are five differ- riety of roof shapes. sandGifts, ent types of wood used A large octagon, 50 feet Coordinator for throughout, including heart-across, is the focus of the de- said each of the wood maple cabinets in the sign. features, chef's kitchen. Above its walls, a pyramidal g styles, All of the wood blends natu-roof, 50 feet high, gives the out- the personalitiesrally together, giving the home ward appearance of an im- a Tahoe look. mense Indian teepee. way to pick up It was built by Western Sitting high upon a hill, )r building ideasMountain Construction, with a views of the surrounding ter- see the inside oflot of input by the owners, rain are unobstructed and be- You've admired The landscaping surround- low it lies the Dragon Golf said. ing the home is all natural to Course, which offers golfers there will be a the environment and the views the choice of five tees includ- ; the de- from the large windows give ing the pro-tee, which is the the structure, the feeling of being outside, most difficult. give insight as to while enjoying the comfort of The course is one of the when and by the indoors, pace-setters enrolled in Also on the tour are the Audubon's Signature Pro- Maureen Rees homes of Edmund and Mar- gram, an environmental pro- open the doors garet Vadnais in Plumas tection program designed to home built at Pines, and Wes and Liz Holton plan and implement environ- in Graeagle. mentally sound development Square foot home And not to be missed is the and management practices for Tew and newly opened Nakoma Resort the site. and three and Spa, the focal point of the Gold Mountain development. ? t:-:L;: ) Photos by f~rr~ ' .... The large windows in the home of George and Kathy $11 1 give the feeling of being out- idde, while comfortably Idtting inldde. The inouEdainl end valleys can I~ seen from every main room in the home and the I~lbii will be im4t~l in tour tl~ home d,,ring the Soropti- mists' home tour. The home of Clyde and Maureen Rees is one of the spectacular homes which will be featured on the saroptim st I.tarnau Home Tour " ' June 2. The home, with its gabled roof, was built by Roger Tow. MEMORIAL EEKEND SALE at We're clearing our shelves to make room for Summer and Independence Oay treasures. With prices so low, shopping is a pleasure. Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28 Open every day 10 - 6 284-.6016 ,,Hwy 89, Crescent Mills The lots at Gold Mountain boast beautiful views, and one of the most speaLN - lar cRn beseen tbe deck of the Rees home. SIt- ung in the conversation pit on the deck, one can watch the trains cross over the trestle on their way to us- tomers in the east. ~' / / /// / / / // "I leard It InA I Ve Song" "Can't You See" "Fire On The MOuntain - "Take the Highway" ---YEAR'S pL -S ERRA COUNTY FAIR AUGUST 11TrI! on saleMay 3 s22 each and orice includes fair admission . Tickets available at Fairgrounds Office and Plumas County Arts commtss on pDon't miss the music & fun! lumas-Sierra County Fairground 283-6272 " Arts Commission 283-3402 Sponsored by: Kabin 99 " Coors - D&L Distributing I~ . l.~dt~ N~t . 2 f~" $7.OO W~ . Co~' Night . 2 f~r $7.50 TOIJJlt IfRLI. THERTRE Adults ............. $5.00 Children ............ $3.50 Students & Seniors ............ $4.00 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK email: 283-1140 469 Main St., Quincy, CA A non-profit corporation bringing entertainment to the community,