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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, June 13, 2012 15A Mona Hill that plans for the hospital up- been critical in unearthing Staff Writer grade and office space expan- "things that needed scrutiny mhiil@plumasnews.com sion were on hold until they and presenting opportunities approved a budget in July. for long-needed improve- Plumas District Hospital Lafferty said he has re- ments." directors received positive ceived positive communityCrosslin estimated that feedback on CEO Doug Laf-feedback and has spoken $400,000 in April revenue ferty's plans for the hospital with hospital employees and would be booked in May. She during the public commenthis leadership team about the also reported PDH received portion of their June 7 meet- plans. He plans to meet with $247,000 as part of Assembly ing. medical staff June 19. Bill 113 intergovernmental Dennis Clemens told direc- He promised to return thetransfer and a retroactive tors that he attended thematter to theboard in July or rate increase from Medicare. board's May 3 and May 10 August for further discussion Medicare retroactively ap- meetings and had reflected and possibly a decision, proved PDH room and board on the exciting things that Finance Director Cindy rates to $2,500, effective July have happened since the Crosslin provided the board 1, 2011. The lump sum in- CEO's arrival nearly a year with a rough financial pic- crease totaling $283,000 set- ago. ture for April. Crosslin said ties accounts since then and "I tell people there's a re- software conversion of the willcontinue going forward. naissance at the hospital," he patient management systems Eagle i, the hospital's elec- said before adding, "I'd like meant April revenue is un- tronic medical records con- to see you maintain the too- derstated, while May revenue version, continues. Lafferty mentum." would be overstated. The fi- reported progress is slow and Clemens said Lafferty's nance department closed its stressful, but steady. He en- presentation to the boardbooks for April early to ac- couraged directors to take May 10 felt "practical, feasi- commodate the conversion,every opportunity to recog- ble and affordable." Crosslin added that whilenize all PDH employees' ef- Soon after Clemens' com- the conversion was challeng- forts to ensure successful ments, Lafferty told directors ing and frustrating, it had completion. Q, from page 1A Father's Day Breakfast, 10Plumas Recreation and Park a.m. - noon, St John's District and Pioneer Pool at 1 Catholic Church. Tickets $5, p.m. For information: Jeanne children under 12 free. For in- "Brovelli, 283-0188. Sunday: formation, tickets: stop by Father's Day Fly-In, Gansner parish rectory on Lawrence Airport. Family-style biscuits Street, or call 283-0890. Tuesday: and gravy breakfast starts 8 Benefit dinner, 5:30 - 8 p.m., a.m., planes on display, vin- Creekside Festival,. 11 a.m. - 5 Quincy Elks Lodge No. 1884. tage car and motorcycle dis- p.m., Gansner Park. Live mu- Menu includes "Mama Jean's plays, Discovery Flights avail- sic, food and beverage Indian Tacos." Tickets $10 for able, CHP helicopter display, booths, art and craft vendors, adults, $5 for kids 6 and un- more. In conjunction with family games, more. Duck der. Proceeds benefit commu- Creekside Festival. race benefiting Central nity youth sports programs. Election Summary Plumas County totals County Supervisors District 1 Total 962 Michelle Gault 189 Terry Swofford 530 Bill Powers 242 Write-in Votes 1 Votes % 19.65 55.09 25.16 0.10 District 2 Total 1209 Kevin Goss 1174 Write-in Votes 35 Votes % 97.11 2.89 District 4 Total 1183 Barry Gossett 160 Lori Simpson 741 James Huffmon 279 Write-in Votes 1 Votes % 13.52 62.64 23.58 0.10 State Assembly District 1 Plumas County Total Votes % 6251 David Edwards 245 3.92 Charley Hooper 240 3.84 Brian Dahle 1894 30.30 Robert Meacher 2270 36.31 Rick Bosetti 1596 25.53 Write-in Votes 6 0.10 *District-wide totals % Brian Dahle, GOP 31,644 35 Rick Bosetti, GOP25,805 28 Robert.Meacher, Dem 24,068 26 David Edwards, Grn5,223 6 Charley Hooper 4,836 5 *Results as of Friday, June 8 SIMPSON, from page 1A much of a factor." percent turnout. Meacher had a solid show-"We take voting very seri- ing in the rural counties, in- ously in Plumas County," chances were hurt because cluding in Plumas County,said Clerk-Recorder Kathy fewer Democrats turned out where he led the five-manWilliams. "We always get to vote. Twice as many Re- race with 36 percent of the out and vote." publican voters cast ballots, votel Dahle was second with Williams praised her staff "It's hard to change the 30percent, for again helping things run fact hat Democrats didn't Meacher said he planned smoothly in the county. vote," Meacher said. "And to keep working to help the Their efficiency helped we got diluted by the Liber- county after his supervisor Plumas County turn in its re- tarians and the Greens." term ends in January. He Suits before 56 of the state's The Libertarian and Green said he hasn't decided what 58 counties. Party candidates received role he will play. "Our polling place workers more than 10,000 votes, and our office staff did a fan- "Add in the votes from Strong Pltimas turnout tastic job like always," those two and I would have More than half (6,560) Williams said. "They know been the top vote-getter," of Plumas County's 12,893what they are doing." Meacher said. "I knew the registered voters took part dilution factor was going in the primary election. Feather Publishing reporter to be there, I just didn't That turnout was more Debra Moore contributed to this think it would play that than double the state's 24 report. MARKET, from page 1A shoppers, and a market sea- QuincyFarmersMarket.org son that's two weeks longer -- complete with an enter- than last year, running June tainment schedule and links The group is an enthusiastic 14 through Sept: 13 for a total to market sponsors. Cus- mix of Quincy High School of 14 weeks, tomers can also like Quincy students and graduates: Gar- Also new this season, shop- Farmers' Market on Face' rett and Austin Hagwood, pers who purchase produce, book to receive uPdates on Kelsey and Natalie Kepple, meat or crafts before 6 p.m. produce coming into season Chris and Nathan Retaltack, can enter a weekly drawing and learn more about ven- Emmanuel and Alex Lemnah for goodies from local met- dors, and Keely Nesbit. chants and produce from the Questions or comments Changes to this year's mar- market, can be directed to Market ket include an earlier time of The farmers' market is Manager Elizabeth Powell at 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in order to getting high tech this year 229-4009 or QCFMmanager accommodate after-work with their own website --@yahoo.com.- FATHER'S DAY FRIDAY NIGHT BUFFET Plan now to enjoy great food and majestic mountain views in our spectacular Frank Lloyd Wright designed dining room. Our delicious array of delictable dishes is all yours Friday evenings from 6 to 8pm. Call 530-832-5067 for reservations. ROAST PORK TENDORLOIN with cranberry compote SHRIMP SCAMPI in a white wine and garlic butter LONG GRAIN WILD RICE ROASTED GARLIC MASHED POTATOES STEAMED VEGETABLES FIVE BEAN "BAKED BEANS" GARDEN SALAD FOCCIA BREAD ICE CREAM add in BLACKBERRY PIE forDad $5.00 extra. LOUNGING NAKOMA THURSDAY FROM 3-7PM Get $2 off all draft beers and well drinks and $2 off our appetizers voted best by Taste of Plumas. MINI BEEF TACO CHICKEN SKEWERS SPICED BABY BACK RIBS CRAB CAKES CALAMARI SMOKED SALMON AND BRIE WON-TONS Unique Different Hardy utiful Lots of varieties including Hydrangeas and Azaleas ... 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