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Lodging providers learn about tourism districts

M. Kate West
Staff Writer
8/3/2014


Verna Sulpizio, of Civitas, gave a presentation on tourism business investment districts to lodging providers and property managers in Chester on Thursday, July 24, at the Best Western Rose Quartz Inn.

Sulpizio did an identical presentation in Graeagle later the same day.

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First Behind the Seeds tour offers participants farm insights

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A pesto sampler spread and fresh-baked bread energizes 16 Behind the Seeds farm tour participants as they depart from Five Foot Farm and head for their next stop. Photos by Hannah Hepner
Elizabeth Powell
High Altitude Harvest CSA
8/2/2014
 
The inaugural Behind the Seeds farm tour hosted July 12 provided 16 local residents with the inside scoop on their Plumas County farmers.

The group toured three small-scale produce farms in Quincy, tasting as they went. All of the farms featured sell their goods at the Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market or through the High Altitude Harvest CSA, two of the tour sponsors.

The day kicked off at Five Foot Farm in Quincy. Elizabeth Powell and Cody Reed have been working to develop this new 2.5-acre farm site located across Highway 70 from Gansner Airfield for the past two years.

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Dark skies provide remarkable celestial views in Plumas and Lassen counties

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The top of Brokeoff Mountain provides spectacular views of the Milky Way arc, as well as faint views of Susanville, Westwood, Chester, Quincy and other surrounding towns. Photo by Cory Poole

Samantha P. Hawthorne
Staff Writer
8/1/2014
The clean air and gorgeous vistas of Plumas and Lassen counties are only two of the many charms the area has to offer. Often, by simply stepping outside their doors, residents are greeted with overwhelmingly peaceful surroundings, making it difficult not to stop and “smell the roses.”

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Man arrested after fight sends another to the hospital

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8/1/2014
A July 21 altercation at the Evergreen Market in Greenville left one man hospitalized and the other jailed on a felony assault charge.

Dennie Wright, 62, was flown to Enloe Medical Center in Chico with serious injuries after allegedly being assaulted by co-worker George Gerald Catlett, 46. Both men are Greenville residents and work at the market.

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