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~jressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001 i glusilllm MIKE TABORSKI PUBLISHER INSIDE MCBRIDE'S partnered with Pat Little in repair business with the addition Repair inside McBride's Tire Cen- Pat has 24 years of auto repairing experience, having worked on all types and heavy equipment. on REOPENS have reopened Eagle Repair in late Johnny Smith purchased the shop it to his family upon his passing. Smith, has taken over the automotive that is located behind Morning Thunder Alley. RUBBER STAMPING her home in Quincy, or from her Coleen Astalos teaches the art of She says she can show you how Your creativity using rubber stamps to gifts, decorative scrapbooks, or even decorate walls and clothes Stan).ps--something she has been do- six years. Coleen has a BS in math Science She spent 12 years in the industry before she and her decided it was time to quit the begin enjoying life. They moved to do this summer so her hus- take a job as an instructor at Feather CHAMBER MIXER SATURDAY opening of their new location in Which coincides with their business's Matt and Jeri Olson are hosting mixer from 3-5 p.m. this 20. Come by and check out Auto Parts & Saw Service's spacious Highway 89 in the old B&E Market e BUREAU Some 200 tourism industry professionals from the rural regions of California gath- ered in Yosemite this month for the California Rural Tourism Conference. The two-day event offered net- working and educational op- portunities and a chance to find out what's happening with tourism on a statewide level. The Plumas County Visi- tors Bureau was honored to be featured at a general ses- sion on research. I gave a re- cap of our 1998 Visitor Sur- vey and conversion study, and received great feedback on the success of our county in gathering a unique part- nership (with Feather River puter assistance Photo by Denise Carpenetti Michael Matus, a two-year resident originally from Santa Cruz, has opened Portola Computers on Gulling St. in Portola. He has been working with com- puters for a number of years, offering services that include simple repairs, networking and Web posting. College, Plumas National Forest and the Plumas Coun- ty Office of Education) to produce a scientifically valid research tool. I also talked about the im- portance of having tangible results and proven returns on investments in large geo- graphic areas like ours, where politics and funding issues are in constant de- bate. As expected, the tragedy of Sept. 11 and its impact on the state's tourism industry was the focal point of the confer- ence. Shop late Mon., 10-7. The rest of the week still 10am-5pm 836-0852 112 Hwy 89 Graeagle Business development services avallabief including, but not limited to ..... Confidential counseling sessions with Small Business Development Center Counselors Flmmcl~d So~ctng * Business Planntnl~ etc. * Demogral~ic Infotnl~lm WE CAN HELP KEEP YOU TRIJCKIN' to from teaching literature at a and deciding he missed the daily people, Ed Cates has returned to to sell real estate. Almanor Prop- owner and broker Dennis Mason his real estate agency. OPENS FOR DINNER Cafe on Commercial St. in Portola dinners Friday through Tuesdays. Preckwinkle says her menu in- each night. SERVICE ADDED new wood-chipper, Dave and !Toppers Tree Service in Quincy, community an alternative to get- For just 10 bucks you can of yard trimmings (minus Bell Lane shop on Saturdays, 9-5 will chip it up for you. NExw LAW: RETIREMENT TAX PLANS x law permits Americans to save more toward ~egular IRA contributions will rise to $3,000 next tally inch up to $5,000 a year. Catch-up older than 50 to put in more: $3,500 by 2008. For SIMPLE retirement plans, the ext year, going to $10,000 in 2008---$7,500 over 50 years of age. For classic 401(k), plans, the contribution limits have been raised to .year ($12,000 for people over 50). By 2008, the to $15,000 and $20,000, respectively. The by employers goes up 14 percent is the Roth 401(k), starting in 2006. It will be Workers whose firms offer regular 40l(k)s, even levels are too high for Roth IRAs. The pay- and the money grows tax-free with no can have both kinds of 4Oi(k)s, but contributions will be limited to $15,000 or $20,000. Donate your to our It's back to school time again and you can contribute more than your kids to the new school year. Bring your used books into your local Plumas Bank office before the end of October and we'll be sure local high school libraries get them. All donations are welcome so scour your bookshelves and garage. We want to help in other ways too. That's why whenever you order Plumas Bank scenic checks, you can now get the mascot logo of your favorite high school printed right next to your name--free. And every time you order checks with your high school's logo, we'll automatically make a contribution to your Booster Club. so support your local schools by drop- ping off a few books the next time you visit your Plumas Bank offit:e. OK? WWW. PLUMAsBANK.COM St., Qnlmrj 283-0680