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County ;Jews IB ttealth Agency. took the lead in discussir:g the Computers in Our t,'ut ure program. C)ne of 11 chosen in the >tat~~ t() ]aullcb, the Coll:put- ~q's in ()ur Future program, Plumas County took the l)ro- gram a step further than oth- ~l' tKencios Instead of con- c(!ntFo, til]g tile fUIlds into olle t?olltor, Steellkanlp an(l her ('(/w(H'kOl'S decided that fol.lr CPll{(!rs were necessary for lheir rural area. St), making eV{'I'V penlly co/.int, becalne hart :~t their goal. "We really made these re- sOl.lrces stretch to Iour cen- ters." St~enkainp said. And, as cooperation was built with other programs. additional services were added at other points within the county. While Steenkamp knew she needed to make her funding COLlnt, she als(~ knew sh~,, wanted q t[al it3 eq u ipme nt State-of-t he-art comp [ltC, l'>, SCalll]e['s amt digital CIilI]CI'aS were heP-objeetivc, and >h< l'('ached It. "They're totally in the 2!s: century." she said will: pride Locations t)rilll~tFy eoi]lpl.lter labs were located in the AIIIIaI]~H Basin Community Center in Chester, the t~:oundhouse Council m Greenville. Porto- la's ttealthy Start program, and at the Alliance for Work- force 1)evelopment in Quin ey. Programs have since branched out to reach senior service sites, two public: housing sites, the Gret Iwille Rancheria waiting room. and other areas. Another comput- er is planned %r th,.~ Plumas i CATCH THE OF AMERICA rday and DecemberI & Decem r 8& 9 II Special thanks to the members of the Lions Club for ],IU rai Set', ices pr, ~:I":~ m \-alley and Por:ola ttealthy Start programs, the Commu- nity I)evelopment Commis- sion. Department of Social Se"viccs. Greenville Eat~cheria. Plunlas Rural Services, R,,undhouse Coun- cil. Plumas Unified School [)istr:c: and the Plumas County Office of Education, Sep, ior Nutriti,m Services, Plumas County Literacy pro- gram and the English as a Second imnguage program. Comments Plumas County Health Ageno- Director Rita Scar- daci said that. in the begin- ning, some residents wanted to knov, why a health agency was branching out into the computer field. .-. .............................................. Recent fires burned about { ~: 7.0o:~ acres of forest lands :,',vned by Sierra Pacific In- du.-tr~es destroying trees, recr-auon areas and wildlife h4b:tat, the compan:, said te- lex This was another bad fire v-::r said Sierra Pacific Vice I~'re-,i',lent of Resources Dan T,,maschuski. "BLlt it , uld have duna a lot lnoFe d;m:agu and it demonstrated that )uF illVOs:IlluI]: in pro- :ec:~:ne :re>st lands with fuel breaks, lhinnin~ to remove lacider ttl-]s and other steps an have a s~gniticant bene. if!. lh:: t'ali:ornia-basod forest products firm said it will be :tb]:. :o salvage logs from -:)urn (4 the charred fire ar- ~,a~)S and reforesta- tion c.s:s :o the colnpany t:I]{1 tm >latO and local vc