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Serving Quincy and Surrounding Areas Since 1866 came to listen to to Camp, and to themselves July Is put the at the four. High Sierra Music at nearly uUmm various Small held audiences, ention. Several County groups k"4ted to pemmm event. Leslie Corinne Dnokln Ken Crawloy wore those who per- P~t0s W Srmn0n ~kxr0. and V[t0m Melcalt I By Coates it because of the low rider- Mana ng Editor ship. It's the end of the line for In its official notice Of can- Greyhound service in celiation, Randy Issacs, Grey- Plumas County. After 18 hounds' representative intbe months of averaging less State Government Affairs of- than three riders per trip, rice, complimented Caltrans Greyhound will stop running and counW officials for their July 15. cooperation and assistance Greyhound resumed ser- in trying to make the route vice through Plumas County viable, but ultimately had de- on Nov. 22, 1999, following a cided to discontinue the five-year.hlatus. When the route. bus roiled into town that No- Marty Byrne, of the vember morning, it had no Plumas County Transporta- passengers; but the county, tion Commission, said he Caltrans and Greyhound was not surprised by Grey- were optimistic that would hound's decision. change. Itdidn't. "We foresaw that Grey- At its highest volume, hound wouldn't be able to Greyhound averaged three continue based on the rider- passengers a trip; this spring, ship," he said. it dipped to less than a 1.5 Byrne has already applied passenger average per trip. for a federal grant to offer A year ago, Greyhound bus transportation to Reno threatened to stop service, and Chico, using the Plumas but relented under county County Transit bus. pressure and offered a new "We won't be able to go wouldn't be able the rklership." that Greyhound to continue based on Marry B yrne Plumas County Transportation Commission schedule to entice more rid- every day," Byrne said, "but ers. But it was for naught, we plan to make two weekly Caltrans had been subsi- trips to Reno and one to dizing the route on a trial ha- Chico." sis to try and make it prof- Byrne said the trips won't ltable for Greyhound to con- be as frequent, but they will tinue on its own. A Grey- be tailored to meet the needs hound spokesperson said the of the community. company would t ce a loss of Byrne said he is waiting to nearly $100,000 a quarter to hear if the grant is approved, continue service, and noted that there will be a While Greyhound had con- gap between when Grey- templated seeking renewed hound service stops on July financing through Caltrans, 15 and when a new county the company decided against program can begin. EXHIBIT A TELGAR E tor 1,100 Plumas County will have a new su- soon. No, it's not time yet. It's because have adopted But Dennison was opposed to sueh a move, arguing for communities of interest. Sev- eral of Dennison's con- stituents attended the July 3 meeting to voice their desire to remain in District 3. as required by Dennison said he didn't 2000 Census. prompt their attendance, nor residents near the petition which was signed River College and on by more than 105 individuals. r Road, the residentsOf that number, all 105 want- ahorn, and those in ed to ensure that Hamilton rse near Portoia are off the most affected. Branch would not be divided and 104 wanted to remain In r weeks of reviewing District 3. Itial redistricting op- Eave Heni., e, representing the supervisors voted the Hamilton Branch Proper- Dave Henise, representing e Ha] nUton nch Proper- ."Telgar" during ty Owners Association, said, mg Tuesd Ly, July "We wish to remain with the was a split vote. Su- Lake Almanor Basin. We had Don Clark, Bill two community meetings and Lson, Ken Nelson andthe overwhelming consensus voted for the was to support staying in Dis- While Supervisor trict 3." Meachervotedno. Dennison said his con- because Meacher stituents' desire to remain in his district to expand his district wasn't a personal- into Aimanor, but in- ity issue; it was merely a de- lnds himself movingsire to remain with their community of Interest. it made sense Meacher said Dennison's to move farther into very own argument about Alrnanor area be- maintaining community already covers the identity is why he should not favored taking be a presence in the Quincy amllton Branch area, area. gave him the popula- Under Telgar, Meacher he needs now, as as POtential growth. See W m m, page W 2 W N 3 0 3 (i I 12 MUes TMs vea dom of Telgar is the redl b4otiag :l remains unchanged, the remaining four Map oour of Plum Count dlsb4cts hove heea =dluted. A wild time at the Taylorsville Rodeo. See page lB. Obituaries:Page 4B 10,000 flock to Classifieds: Page 2D High Sierra Music Opinion: Page 8B Fest al. Letters: Page 9B Seepage lB. Dave K44 county $260,000 to $275,000 a year during the next four Law enforcement protec- years. tion will be expanded in Por- The deal marks a signift- tola under a new pact be- cant change In how the city tween city officials andand the county work togeth- Plumas County. er on law enforcement. The new contract will re- quire the city to pay the Page