Concern for river |

Concern for river

Having seen many of the world’s major rivers, I remain astounded at our own pristine South Yuba. It’s one of our tourism industry’s prime attractions and a major reason for living in Nevada County. Considering that the FERC can dam it over California’s objections, it deserves the sturdiest protection, including both state and federal Wild and Scenic status. District 1 supervisorial candidate Nate Beason opposes that status and Olivia Diaz supports it. I’m voting for Olivia.

Jeff Kane

Nevada City

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