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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Moore sentenced: Leanna May Moore was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.4 million for embezzling over $625,000 from the Indian Valley Community Services District.
  • Sheriff cuts: Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood lashed out at the supervisors after the board targeted his department for more budget cuts.
  • Candidates weigh in: The three people competing for District 5 supervisor seat shared their thoughts on the county budget process.

Meacher narrows gap in Assembly race

Dan McDonald
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Robert Meacher
Staff Writer
6/20/2012

 

Plumas County Supervisor Robert Meacher’s bid to win a seat in the state Assembly is still very much alive.

After trailing Republican Rick Bosetti by nearly 2,000 votes June 6, Meacher had closed the gap to 880 as of Monday morning, June 18.

“All things being equal, if the trend continues we have a good chance of pulling this thing out,” Meacher said. “But we might not know for another two weeks.”

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Hikers can learn about local Maidu culture

Feather Publishing
6/20/2012

 

The public is invited to take a hike entitled “The Heart K Ranch from a Maidu perspective” with Trina Cunningham Saturday, June 23. The outing will be held on the Heart K Ranch in Genesee Valley from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cunningham’s ancestors founded the Davis Ranch (now part of Feather River Land Trust’s Heart K Ranch), where Trina grew up, and her Mountain Maidu ancestors have inhabited Genesee Valley from the beginning of memory. Cunningham is a member of the Maidu Summit Consortium, composed of nine Mountain Maidu groups, with a vision of site protection and stewardship throughout the Maidu homeland.

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Market offers treats for ears and tastebuds

Feather Publishing
6/19/2012

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Fresh vegetables tempt market goers with their vibrant colors and leafy greens. The Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market opened Thursday, June 14, at 4:30 p.m. to kick off the extended 14-week season. Beautiful weather and tasty food and great music drew a large crowd on opening day. Photo by Laura Beaton

Shoppers can expect to find another great lineup of music, food and artisan goods at this Thursday’s Quincy Farmers’ Market, starting at 4:30 p.m.

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Harding remembered for community service

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
6/18/2012

When Stephen T. Harding took over the Graeagle Store in 1970, he knew nothing about the grocery business.

“For the first 50 years of his life he never spent time in a grocery store other than grabbing a loaf of bread for my mom on his way home from work,” said Steve Harding, the senior Harding’s son and current owner of the store.

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