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Tale Of The Morning Star

By Eileen Majors One of my favorite stops for advertising is at Morning Star Log Furniture in Chester. Mike and Cathy Simmons just seem like real, old fashioned folks with a cowboy approach to life. Now I know why. Anxious to feature them in our Summer edition I asked, “So how did this all begin?” I was handed a journal written by Mike, an account of their trip west which would lead them to beginning their furniture crafting business. Based on the journal of Mike’s, here is The Tale of The Long Trail to Morning Star: The story begins...

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Lake Almanor – Chester Business Page

Clicking on a business may take you directly to that business’ websites. Businesses Serving the Lake Almanor Area SHOPPING SERVICES Lake Almanor Ace Hardware Store Their huge selection may surprise you. Paint, hardware, housewares and much more, await you at Lake Almanor Ace Hardware store. 417 Main St. Chester +1.530.258.3955 Lassen Gift Company Welcome to an old fashioned soda fountain, surrounded by an incredible gift shop, from gorgeous home goods and decor to jewelry, fashions, very cool kids’ toys and a year ’round Christmas store. Find the most unique gifts in the fun shop! 220 Main St. Chester +1.530.258.2222 Greg...

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Looking Out My Back Door Wildlife Photographer Jan Ramelli

Photos by Jan Ramelli Since the beginning of its inception photography has captured the hearts of people near and far. What was once a treat for only the prominent, photographs are now commonplace- many of us carrying the technology to take them in our pockets. While we’ve come to a place and time where everyone can take pictures, there’s still a huge amount of talent and work that goes into being a photographer. One of the hardest parts of photography is finding your muse. While many photographers travel great distances for their inspiration, Jan Ramelli finds it in the...

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Meet The Artist Elizabeth Devereaux Stained Glass Master

By Molly Barber Photos Courtesy of Elizabeth Devereaux Glass arts have been around since ancient times- I was informed of this in the hot shop at Chico State where I learned glass blowing. It was there, I caught the glass bug and have been infected since. I was exposed to several different forms of glass art, each leaving me some sort of appreciation for it but there was always something ethereal about stained glass. Maybe it was always seeing it in the windows of important buildings, hindering the sight of onlookers, these fragile but powerful guardians. Yet, it wasn’t...

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Escaping The Everyday in Chico & Paradise

By Melissa Wynn The first time I heard of an escape room I thought it sounded like great fun. So, when I learned that Chico Escape Rooms had opened in Chico I began to plan my own escape and this amazing road trip to the valley. While making reservations for our luxurious accommodations at Chapelle d’La Artiste in Paradise, owner Melissa Schuster recommended dining at a hopping little Japenese sushi place downtown known as Ikkyu. I took her advice, made a reservation, compared calendars with Molly Barber and we were on our way. The Escape Room While making arrangements...

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