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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 3A East Quincy Services District workers put in a hard day's work removing an old fir tree stump causing damage to an aging fire hydrant on Pine Street. Photos submitted Pine Street inhabitants can now rest assured this brand new hydrant will provide years of trouble free service in case of Officials say the stump was displacing a 50-year-old fire fire -- a replacement project initiated by a big, old fir tree hydrant that was on East Quincy Services District's to-do list to stump that was pushing an aging hydrant out of the ground, replace. Lassen assessor pleads not guilty to six felony charges Lassen County Assessor therefore, ineligible to run his retirement in dispute over Dan's residence Dan Schlueter was arraigned in Lassen Superior Court on Wednesday, Aug. 12, where he pleaded not guilty to five felony counts of perjury and one felony count of voter registration fraud. A conference to set the date for a preliminary hearing was scheduled for Sept. 16, at 8 a.m. Lassen County District Attorney Stacey Montgomery filed charges against Schlueter, July 9, for not living in the county. According to a press release from the DA's office, "The investigation has revealed Mr. Schlueter was not a resident of Lassen County when he filed papers to run for office. He was, for office. Mr. Schlueter continues to reside outside of Lassen County." Schlueter ran unopposed in the June, 2014, primary election, and the Lassen County Board of Supervisors appointed him to fill the remainder of Ken Bunch's term after the veteran assessor announced September, 2014. At that time, Schlueter had worked in the assessor's office for nearly 19 years and served as the county's chief appraiser. Stephen King, Schlueter's attorney, said, "Dan denies any wrongdoing and fully expects total exoneration. The allegations involve a and will not interfere with his duties as assessor, and he fully intends to continue working on behalf of the citizens of Lassen County." Driveway Slurry Sealing Hot Melted Crack Filling Small Patch Work Free Estimate (530) 532-1470 Serving Plumas County since 1993 Lewis P. Beck Jr. Lic. #669409 in iant tree replacement East Quincy Services District workers removed what some called, "a gigantic thing," and "the biggest stump (they've) ever seen," from the west end of Pine Street last week. Officials said the stump, measuring about three-feet in diameter, was the remnant of a fir tree cut down several years ago and was pushing displacing an aging fire hydrant. "(The hydrant) was very old and we needed to replace it anyway," said EQSD's General Manager Mike Green. "We were concerned about it leaking and, during the drought, we didn't want to take that risk." He added that Plumas County officials removed the tree a while back, but "forgot" its base. "(The hydrant) was very old and we needed to replace it anyway. We were concerned about it leaking and, during the drought, we didn't want to take that risk." Mike Green General Manager EQSD "I wish they would've taken the stump and roots with it," Green quipped -- kind of. He added it took workers all day to pry it loose and haul it off. couldn't read the grocery list, so I just bought what I like." www.fridenoptometry.com FRIDEN OPTOMETRY Jonathan Friden, O.D. 68 Central Ave. Quincy 283-2020 Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems. Feather Publishing has an immediate opening for a full-time reporter in its Quincy office. Writing and photography skills and knowledge of the community are a plus. Previous newspaper experience is preferred. The job entails some evening and weekend work. Send resume and writing examples to: Managing Editor / Dan McDonald or call (530) 283-0800 8am. Registration 9am-5kRun/Walk 9:30am- 1 Mile FUNRUN lOam- Soccer Clinic llam Prizes Awarded, 6th Grade Class Serves Lunch! ALL DAY: Demos Vendors Fitness JFun! Registration fee includes event tote. Totes will be available the day of the race as long as supplies last Registration fee is $10. Children 11 and under FREE with a registered parent or guardian (no tote:}. Prizes for top male and female in each age bracket. For more infbrmation, please contact Leann Kennedy at LKennedy@pdh.org or (530)283-2121 ex 7427 To send a legal: typesetting@plumasnews,com To send an advertisement: mail@plumasnews.com