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4A Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001 Community/County News Feather River ~ Feather l m By Debm Coates Managing Editor The countdown to the March primary has officially begun. As of Friday, Sept. 28, candidates may now collect in-lieu signatures to offset their fLling fees. While it is a chance for can- didates to reduce the cost of seeking office, it also gives them the chance to campaign. Individuals may sign in- lieus for more than one can- didate, but if the candidates are running for the same of- rice, the signature will count only for the fin'st petition sub- mitted. Election official Melinda i Rother said each petition is Mike Tod~ick, assessor; manually checked and cross- Chuck Leofi~aa..rdt, auditor; checked with other petitions. Dennis Wflliam~;-county su- The following candidates perintendent of schools; Bill seeking office have picked up Dennison, District 3 supervi- their papers: Ginny Dunbar, sor; and Jean Walters, Dis- treasurer/tax collector; Susie trict 5 supervisor. Grant, treasurer/tax collec- Of those, only Walters has tor; Kathy Williams, announced competition. clerk/recorder; Ken Barnard, The candidates may collect District 5 supervisor; Janet in-lieu signatures through Hedrick, District 5 supervi- Nov. 22. Declarations of can- sor; Jeff Cunan, districtattor- didacy may be submitted ney; James Reichle, district from Nov. 12 through Dec. 7. attorney; and Len Gardner, The election is scheduled sheriff, for Tuesday, March 5. Other candidates who have Runoffs will be conducted announced their intention to during the November 2002 run, but who have not picked general election. Those elect- up their in-lieu papers are: ed will take office Jan. 1, 2003. i By Dave Keller Staff W[iter A dispute over whether the county violated its contract with union employees when it implemented a series of changes to working condi- tions is escalating. The union contends the agreement has been violated, chiefly because the union was excluded from the deci- sion making process. In re- turn, the county is disputing the allegations. The positions of the two sides, which also are battling i Surf the world wide web Get your own E-Mail address Unhmited acces, onj bers Additional fees and hook-up costs See sl~e for delails FEATHE over new raises for county workers, were argued in re- cent letters between the coun- ty and the union. In an August letter, the union claimed the county raised health plan premiums, increased allowable comp time, changed salaries and reclassified workers without apprising the union. In response, the county is contending that the union did not file the grievance in a timely manner. In addition, the county is contending that members of may app, ly R Postal Service: USPS (Na 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 5s5w. Main St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: p.o. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. .Offme is open Mon.-Fd., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. E-Mail plumaspub@aoLcom Web Page http://~N/w.plumasnews.corn Ownership and Heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin, May 16, 1892) subse- quently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892-1945) on June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers ssr~ng Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display Advertising: Thursday 4 p.m. Display Classif~l: Thursday, 3 p.m. Classified: Monday 10 a.m. News: Fridays, 3 p.m. Legais: Thursday 4 p.m. Breaking news: Anytime! TO Subscribe: Call (530) 283-0800 or come to the Bulletin office, or use the handy coupon below, or send e-mail to plumaspub@aOLcom Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superi(x Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publicaS, on of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmaster: Send change of address orders to the Feather Rivet Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Michael C. Taborski Publisher Jenette Meneely News Proofreader, K~ Page Editor Tom Forney Production Manager Cobey Brown Kevin Mallow Assistant to the Publisher Debra Coates Managing Editor Diane Kleine C~ula#on & Cle~ Ad Manager Print Shop Manager Shend McConnell Pat Whitcomb Display Advertising Manager Bookkeeper Keri Taborski Eva Small Legal Advertising Department Composing Manager miiinlmlullm iw momBInlliilmmJJmiOiml@mmiolowmlggliamwamLImw~eemim Subscription Order Form : Feather River Bulletin P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 ,: Please enter my sul~crlptlon ~r m , : Q s.c~.~ ..d my ch~ fer S : : Q inCounty~Owr,w Q o~o~s~es3sr~w : Sub~kma ~ b, m~mn~d. ~ut no~nd*d. : ilm~li o~ i i mim Hal llm ol am i~ol m~ m lsllimoim li m n 0 line e m e l i m the union had been notified about the changes and were allowed to have input. In the August letter to the county, Operating Engineers union business representa- tive Tina Marie Love ques- tioned the integrity of inter- im County Administrative Office Bob Conen. "I attempted to discuss is- sues with you in person in an effort to equitably resolve matters without having to take further action," Love told Cohen. "You have not al- ways been honorable or hon- est in our representations." In his response, Conen told Love that he disagrees with her "characterization that I have not always been honor- able or honest in our repre- sentations." ) Photo by Victoria Metcallca Weighing in at two pounds, this Gravenstein came from a Meadow Valley Pl tlefens tree belonging to Barbara Pricer. Discovered on the ground by a friend of hers, exa h Pricer was very much surprised by the size. She said that customarily, the tre he h( produces no fruit because it blooms well before the frost is over. This year, itwas t seemed to make up for it. Pricer has lived in Meadow Valley since 1961. weapo: Aco th for the avid stitcher X-Stitch, Fab[i~ & Notions Oc~l~er Classes Available ....... (530) 258-3901 - Men., Oct. 8th Slash your Stash 9-4 - $25.00 Men., Nov. 5th X-mas Package 9-4 - $30.00 A new! stock of qualib' yams are in!I UFO - Thursday Evenings 5:30 - 9:00 New winter hours starting Oct. 1 Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 5:00 pm Closed Sunday 135-6E M-in St. * Chester UM~ ~ Poml S~N,ee Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation P.O BOX B Q~y, C~l 95971 Mk:ha~ Ta~o'sld Bol B Qua, Ca 9597t O~rl Coitus P.O. Be= B Quincy, C.~ ~a97 ! Mlqi~ F~ ~ came~ MICI~M Ir~ KI~ Tml~lMd .M~ I" ~1~ 278 tible t Sites serve at noon, Thurs-Tuesday, Oct. 9 day through Wednesday. Ethnic meal: spaghett meat sauce, garlic Thursday, Oct. 4 bread, steamed brocc( cocktail. Friday, Oct. 5 Turkey tetrazzini over noo- dles, green beans, mixed fruit, sherbet. Monday, Oct. 8 CLOSED: COLUMBUS Orange juice, tamale pie, .green salad, frtlit. carrot raisin saladi'~ffLiit ~'M~~,~lct. 10" Oven fried riga, brown brussels sprouts, coleslStaffWdl whole wheat muff-m, cake.. Sup Reservations are needKaufn Cars As Low SALES SHADETREE AUTO 283-9740 the day before by 1"30 p~reen, Call Chester, 258- 3 [ eai e j,: Greenville, 284-6608; Port : 832-4173; Quincy, 283- o43 Ls.ked Feather River Canyon m} .c! ......... =Wplletl day pray), z~-~. ~h~, ,1. All seniors are urged . l]. participate in this progr% ; Those that participate re embe larly are asked to e del friends. People under ageast we are also welcome. Kaul Serving Plumas, Sierra & Lassen Business * Home Auto * I Since ~883 400 Main * Quincy :~[:iii.