Library offers free grant seeking workshop
Plumas County Library is offering “Grant-Seeking Basics” Friday, April 15, from 9:30 a.m. – noon in the Quincy Library meeting room. This is a reschedule of the workshop which was cancelled in March due to illness.
The workshop will provide guidelines for identifying potential funders, and will provide training in the Foundation Center’s comprehensive online database. Attendees will learn how to create customized searches to develop targeted lists of foundations that will match their organization’s funding needs.
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Ranchers wanted for survey
A group of researchers at University of California, Davis has received funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to conduct cutting edge social and ecological research on rangelands. The research team aims to understand the many ways in which ranchers manage livestock and lands for multiple goals. March 21 marked the beginning of the survey, which went out to more than 1,750 ranchers asking them to share their opinions and knowledge with the survey team.
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Bradley Appeal Denied
Background: Willard Bradley was sentenced to 10 years in prison in early 2009 after being convicted on a charge of voluntary manslaughter with an enhancement for using a gun in the commission of a felony. A jury found Bradley, then 22, guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death May 17, 2007, of Dominik Wolfe at the Valley Heights apartments in Quincy.
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Will financially strapped county fair find solution in Nevada State Fair?
During an otherwise unremarkable fair board meeting Wednesday, March 30, fair manager John Steffanic briefed directors on the status of opening negotiations between Plumas-Sierra County Fair and the Nevada State Fair.
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Fatal snowmobile accident in Lakes Basin
On Sunday, April 3, at about 4:21 p.m. the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office was advised by Plumas County Sheriff’s Office that a snowmobile accident had occurred near the Sierra/Plumas county line. The location was approximately 40 feet from the entrance to the Day Use Area of Gold Lake, near the town of Sierra City. The rider had apparently rolled the snowmobile down a slight ledge and then became trapped beneath the snowmobile.
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The East Quincy Service District (EQSD) and Quincy Community Service District (QCSD) have somehow found a way to snatch drama from the jaws of cooperation at the eleventh hour of their consolidation process.
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