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16B Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Report, "Into the Mind" focuses on the experience of a hell skier. Photos submitted The Colorado River meanders through "I Am Red." Wild & Scenic Film Festival to be screened in Quincy The South Yuba River Citizens League Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour is back in Quincy. The only environmental film festival in Quincy, the . seventh annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival will be screened Sept. 17, at the Town Hall Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m., and films show from 6:30 to 9:30. The festival is hosted by Plumas Arts. This one-evening showing of 10 films from the three-day Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival in Nevada City is sponsored by Quincy Natural Foods, Plumas Audubon, Feather River College Student Environmental Association, Patagonia, Cabela's, Sierra Nevada Brewery and more. Viewers will discover Patagonia through the eyes of a third-generation gaucho, experience the coast of Northern Norway during winter with two Norwegians and their surfboards and see how climate change has affected the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda. Other films explore rivers in ' Southern Appalachia and Colorado, composting, and the mind of a skier as he attempts the ultimate mountain. Plumas Arts takes this opportunity to inspire people to act on behalf of the environment and their community by joining for films, Sierra Nevada beer and a prize drawing. Tickets are $12 at the door, or $10 in advance at Quincy Natural Foods, Plumas Arts and online at plumasarts.org. Painting sessions support theatre Art instructor Danielle Frid leads nonthreatening "everyone-can-do-this" guided painting session at The Drunk Brush in Quincy and the class fees are donated to the Save Our Theatre campaign. The next two sessions are Sept. 15 and 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. A fee of $40 includes all materials and a glass of wine; participants take home their finished work. Sign up at The Drunk Brush; previous classes have sold out. Participants show off their work after a guided painting session with Danielle Frid. Photo submitted Renown Institute for Heart & Vascular Health GROWS to better serve the community's heart care needs. Dr. Thomas-Duythuc To will be joining Drs. Frank Kelley and Richard Ganchan in seeing patients in Susanville. Thomas-Duythuc To, MD Board Certifications: Internal medicine Specialties: Preventive and clinical cardiology, vascular medicine and imaging Board Eligible in cardiovascular disease To schedule an appoint, call 775-982-2400. renown.org/heart , ,i? ; Lower temperatures do no1:: mean the end.of fire season As the days grow shorter and the mornings become cooler, the Plumas County Fire Safe Council reminds residents of the region that the area is still in the height. of fire season. It is important that everyone remain vigilant and use extreme caution to avoid igniting a wildfire. Years of dry conditions have made all small-diameter fuels, such as needles, grasseS, small twigs and bushes (also known as "fine fuels"), extremely flammable. These fuels are the primary driver of fire intensity and largely determine how fast a fire spreads. Fine fuels are less than one-quarter inch in diameter and are the fastest-drying fuels in the forest. During the next two months, the fall winds will intensify and they will further dry these fuels. To learn more about fire safety and ongoing efforts that are taking place throughout the county to increase the fire resilience.of local communities, interested folks are welcome to attend the monthly meeting of the Plumas County Fire Safe Council. The next meeting will be held Thursday,' Sept. 11, at the Plumas County Planning & Building Services office, located at 555 Main St. in Quincy, from 9 to 11 a.m. The Plumas County Fire Safe Council invites all residents that are interested (= in preventing and mitigating impacts from wildland fires to their homes, their neighbors and their communities to become members. The council is ! a coalition of citizens, businesses, fire departments and representatives of local, state and federal government agencies. The mission of the council is: "To reduce the : loss of natural and manmad resources caused by wildfire ii  through Firewise :: Community programs and  pre-fire activities." : For additional information., on council activities, defensible space and fire activity in the state visit plumasfiresafe.org. Red House Art An artist's reception for Phil Gallagher, localartist, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 13 as one of Red House Gallery honors Art Gallery's "Second Saturday" events in Graeagle. Red House Art Gallery is location on the I YOU DUMP IT, YOU DRINK IT USED MOTOR OIL CONTAMINATES OUR WATER Please recycle your motor otl & filter PROPERLY t ] Phil Gallagher park in historical Graeagle. For the last four decades Phil Gallagher has lived and created art in Meadow Valley. He has also spent extended periods of time photographing and painting:i in Hawaii. Gallagher has r continued to be fascinated ! by the primitive beauty of :, the ancient petroglyphs that ' he found there, as is evidenced in some of his mixed media works of art. Gallagher's creative work ranges from oil painting to mixed media painting and wire sculpture. His art has been placed both in private and corporate collections. For more information call the gallery at 836-0104. :ii Check  . Ou'Our,,ilU00l: I PLUASNEWd.: I l!