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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Crash landing: Two Plumas County men are lucky to be alive after the small plane they were riding in crashed in the forest near Antelope Lake.
  • Happy and mad: Two senior residents offer opposite reviews after taking part in the Defensible Space Assistance Program offered by the Plumas County Fire Safe Council.
  • Water restrictions: Quincy CSD customers are now obligated to restrict their outside water usage.

Local farmers supply weekly produce shares

Feather Publishing
5/23/2014

The High Altitude Harvest CSA is entering into its fifth year of bringing Plumas County-grown produce to local eaters. CSA stands for community-supported agriculture, a marketing system that many small farms across the country have embraced over the past decade.

When customers join a CSA they receive a weekly share of the farm’s harvest throughout the growing season. High Altitude Harvest expanded on the traditional CSA model by inviting many farms to collaborate. Instead of one farm providing all of the produce each week, each grower is able to focus on what he or she grows best.

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The board’s longest-sitting supervisor shares perspective

Debra Moore

Staff Writer
5/23/2014
 

Sherrie Thrall is running unopposed for her third term as District 3 supervisor, representing the Lake Almanor basin.

During the Special District Association meeting held May 7, she addressed the same issues that were asked of the candidates for the District 5 supervisor race, sharing a perspective that more than seven years of serving on the Board of Supervisors brings.

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Council offers Meacher city manager role

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
5/23/2014

Former Plumas County Supervisor Robert Meacher has been offered and accepted the position of Portola city manager.

While there has been a verbal commitment between the city council and Meacher, the final contract won’t be signed until all details have been resolved including Meacher’s pre-employment physical scheduled for Thursday.

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June primary nears Voters weigh in on state propositions and races

Debra Moore

Staff Writer
5/23/2014

For most Plumas County residents, the June 3 primary ballot contains unopposed candidates for county offices, a host of state offices, two state propositions and one congressional race.

Registered voters in District 5 face the biggest choice: four candidates for supervisor including one who no longer wants to win, and a write-in who announced her candidacy last week.

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Voters weigh in on state propositions and races

Debra Moore

Staff Writer
5/23/2014

For most Plumas County residents, the June 3 primary ballot contains unopposed candidates for county offices, a host of state offices, two state propositions and one congressional race.

Registered voters in District 5 face the biggest choice: four candidates for supervisor including one who no longer wants to win, and a write-in who announced her candidacy last week.

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Dutch oven cook-off, gunfighters, music, vendors and more offered at family event

Dutch cookoff 124
5/21/14


The community is invited to come kick off summer fun with a Community Fun Day on Saturday, May 31, starting at 1 p.m. at Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch outside of Quincy.

Dutch oven cooks are invited to enter their cook-off delights in one of four divisions: Rebels, ages 16 and up; Outlaws, ages 12 – 15; Cowpokes, ages 9 – 11; and a special Camp Treats category for Buckaroos, ages 5 – 8.

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