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slide9What is an IRWMP? Well, a meeting was held last night to answer that exact question. IRWMP is actually an acronym for Integrated Regional Water Management Plan. AWA staff has participated in the creation of the Mokelumne/Amador/Calaveras (M/A/C) Integrated Regional Water Management Plan as part of the Proposition 50 Chapter 8 program. The IRWMP grant program is a joint program between the Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the State Water Resources Control Board. 

Wednesday, 25 October 2006 00:40

Driver Plea Bargined In Death Of Popular School Teacher

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Despite Hearing the Legal RamificationsJustice has taken its course in the death of beloved school teacher Suzette Arnese Cone. Arnese-Cone was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday, April 28, 2004 on Highway 88 east of Irishtown Road. Arnese-Cone was a popular Jackson junior High Teacher. The accident was caused when Kerry Cook of Pioneer, then 39 years old, struck Mrs. Arnese- Cone’s vehicle. Arnese-Cone died at the scene and Kerry Cook was flown via air ambulance to the Davis hospital for a fractured leg. Her 5-year-old female passenger was flown to the hospital as well for lacerations to the forehead, chin and nose and for stomach pain.
The Jackson City Council discussed a Monument to be placed at the site of the Former Chinese Cemetery this week.
The Jackson City Council met last night and one of the topics of discussion surrounded the Cable Television Franchise Agreement Renewal that was recently discussed by the Sutter Creek City Council.
Sunday, 12 November 2006 23:54

Fire Season Officially Over

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Unit Chief Bill Holmes will formally end the 2006 Fire Season in the Amador-El Dorado Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) today, Monday, November 13, 2006 at 8 a.m.  The unit includes Amador and El Dorado counties as well as the eastern foothills of Sacramento County. Burn Permits are not required, but the Air Quality Management District will be determining “burn days” or “no burn days” until May 1, 2007 when burn permits will again be required.
Thursday, 09 November 2006 02:45

Argonaut Ralley Wendsday 7, 2006

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_dsc0322 This is big game week and last night downtown Jackson was  crowded with Argonaut Mustang faithful as the annual “Downtown Rally” got underway. Main Street was closed to traffic, with the exception of floats, the Argonaut High School Band and the football teams, for about one hour. The crowd was large this year as the Mustangs celebrated their fourth year heading into the CIF Play Offs. 

Tuesday, 07 November 2006 01:35

Get Out And Vote: Today’s The Day

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slide2The California secretary of state is urging voters to go through their 192-page voter information packet and fill out their sample ballots before heading to the polls Tuesday. There are 13 statewide propositions on the ballot, state offices from governor to state controller are up for grabs plus there are numerous local races including a supervisor’s seat, several city council seats and trustee positions on the Amador Count Unified School District Board and the Water Agency Board, as well as, and two local measures, K and L to be decided. Absentee ballots have already been pouring into county elections offices.

Friday, 03 November 2006 07:13

Reminder to Vote Next Tuesday

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The Amador County Elections department has reminded you to vote next Tuesday in the November General Election and now that message is coming from a less likely place, Jackson Elementary School.
Recently the annual health kids survey was released by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell.
The heat is on in Ione regarding the wastewater disposal, or lack thereof, for Mule Creek State Prison.