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4A Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Feather River Bulletin Q. from page 1A Saturday: Paint the Town Purple Day. Businesses celebrate upcoming Relay for Life, booth at County Picnic offers information. Cancer survivors, caregivers welcome to event 3 - 5 p.m. at Moon's Restaurant: T-shirt, gifts, appetizers, beverages, music. To RSVP: Nancy Clark, 836-2586. County Picnic, Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Featuring vendors, food, activities, classic cars, free ice cream social, Sweetheart of the Mountains competition. Grand opening, 4- 10 p.m., Eastside Public House on East Main Street. Food, rotating drink specials, prizes, live music 4 - 8 p.m. Sunday: Equestrian driving clinic, begins 9 a.m., Plumas-Sierra "- County Fairgrounds arena. , i High Mountain Riders sponsors Clay Maier, known for Friesian Spectacular acts, instructing in long-reining. Owners, horses of all levels welcome. Individual lessons $65, auditors $20. For information, to reserve lesson: Dorothy Edwards, 616-0858, 283-9883, bazukemom@aol.com. MILL, from page 1A modern standards. "The Emmersons added to (the large-log mill) when they bought the mill in 1976," Little said. "But the old mill had limitations." Little said the new mill isn't running at 100 percent efficiency yet, "but we're still putting out a lot of lumber." SPI, which is the second-largest lumber producing company in the nation, produces about 250 million board feet of lumber a year at the Quincy mill. The Quincy mill cuts Ponderosa pine, sugar pine, white fir, Douglas fir and incense cedar. In addition to the large-log sawmill, the Quincy mill has a small-log sawmill, dry kilns, a planer mill, the Quincy railroad and a cogeneration/biomass boiler. Little said every last piece of wood that arrives at the mill is used in one way or another. He said the cogeneration facility generates 20 megawatts of electricity, or enough power for 20,000 homes. Despite a current slump in lumber prices, the mill will be stockpiling logs during the summer, the peak logging season. B&RBEP00 SHOP BARBER GEORGE A. SCHEUCHENZUBER JL Start your summer With A BIIZZ ...so.o0 (no scissor cuts - 1" or less) at the Plumas Countv Picnic Saturday, June 6th At the 6azebo Fantastic Drawing! 50150lethe Plums County Museum & the Fairgrounds Keep it Local Feather River Bulletin Postal Service: USPS (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Men. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. Email: mail@plumasnews.com Website: plumasnews.com Ownership and heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin May 16, 1892) subsequently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892 - 1945) June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display advertising: Thursday 4 p.m.; display classified: Thursday, 3 p.m.; legals: Thursday 4 p.m.; news: Fridays, 3 p.m.; classified: Monday 9 a.m. Breaking news: anytime! TO subscdbe: Call (530) 283-0800, come to the Bulletin office, use the handy coupon below or send emait to subscriptions@plumasnews.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmaster: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Michael C. Taborski Jenny Lee Elise Monroe Co-Owner/Publisher Photo Editor Bookkeeper red Taborski Mary Newhouse Eva Small Co-Owner/Legal Advertising Classified, Circ. Manager Graphics Dept. Kevln Mallory Cobey Brown Sandy Condon Vice Pres./Admin. Vice Pres./Operations Human Resources Oir., Office Manager Dan McDonald Tom Fomey Managing Editor Production Manager Member, lrnla Newpr INK bllers Assoc. recycled paper 1 i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 SubscrilJ.On Order Form i Feather River Bulletin P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 | Please enter my ,ubscdpUon for __ years. | I Q Enclosed find my check for $ I [l In County $26 per year l Out of Stat e $44 per year I  In Callmla $37 per year. I I I I Name -__ I |Address--__ I I c,ty. s=ta, z,. I I Subeariptlcm can be transferred, but not refunded. I &llllllilllil Sierra Pacific Industries owners Red Emmerson, left, and George Emmerson, right, join Plumas County Supervisor Lori Simpson and Plumas National Forest Acting Deputy Supervisor Chris O'Brien in addressing community leaders after a tour of the new large-log sawmill at SPI's Quincy mill Friday, May 29. Photos by Dan McDonald "We are ramping up the log deck," he said. "We try to build up enough (log supply) to last through the winter months (when most local logging shuts down because of muddy roads)." Those taking the tour appeared impressed with the new mill and the overall operation in general. Plumas Supervisor Lori Simpson thanked the Emmerson family for its ongoing commitment to Plumas County. "My grandson lives just down the street (from the mill)," Simpson told the Emmersons. "And I'm thankful he is going to grow up smelling fresh-cut lumber. "I want to thank the Emmerson family for investing in our county and keeping jobs here." Little said automation has been gradually taking over the timber industry and that jobs nationwide have been lost because of it. It takes 15 to 20 workers each shift to operate the new large-log mill. He said automation is necessary to keep the company competitive in the industry and ensure there will still be jobs at the Quincy mill. He added the Emmersons are "very aggressive" about growing SPI and that workers have the Bark is stripped from a log as it goes through the debarker at Sierra Pacific Industries" new large-log sawmill in Quincy on Friday, May 29. From there, the logs pass through a metal detector to make sure they are free of foreign objects. opportunity to grow and work their way up in the family-owned company. Sierra Pacific Industries owns and manages approximately 1.7 million acres of timberland in California, and 230,000 acres in Washington state. The company was started in 1949 by A.A. (Red) Emmerson and his father, R.H. (Curley) Emmerson. 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Edlund said the board hopes it will not have to use a search firm for the CBO position -- it all depends on how strong the candidate pool is by the closing date for applications, which was Monday. The board will discuss the search for both positions further tomorrow at the school district oiTme at 5 p.m. ROSBY DRIVEWAY MAINTENANCE SLURRY SEALCOATING SSIH OIL HOT CRACK FILLING PATCHING STRIPPING FREE ESTIMATES SERVING ALL OF PLUMAS COUNTY 29581 HWY 89, CANYON DAM, CA 95923 C-12 CA LIC. #762465 530 - 284 - 1474 GET YOUR WORKOUT ON WITH BABY IN TOW la M-F,00 M Ill l Stroller workouts at Gansner Park 9-10am Monday-Thursday Weekly babywearing hikes Monthly Mom's Night Out Workouts staff June 1 st and first week of classes are free If your kids are in daycare/preschool/school, just bring yourself for a kickass workout If the workouts do not work with your schedule, there are options to be a part of the group for hikes and MNO only Pregnant mamas welcome, and feel free to challenge Mountain Papas to try a class For pricing and more information call Coral (530}3?4-8456 or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MountainMamasQuincy mountainmamasquincy@gmail.com