Harding remembered for community service
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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Ceremony, nature walk mark opening of new path
The Plumas County Department of Public Works is proud to announce that there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Gansner Park Pathway, a multi-use paved path through Gansner Park, at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 16. (The ceremony is on June 16, not July 16 as previously reported.) Newly re-elected Supervisor Lori Simpson will be on hand to officiate the ceremony.
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Quincy Farmers Market opens Thursday
Gabe Miller visits the Green Cedar Farm booth at the Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market, which starts for the season Thursday, June 14. The weekly market begins at 4:30 p.m. and features local and regional produce, meat, crafts, food and entertainment. Photo courtesy Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market
Those who have been longing for the fresh-picked taste of summertime fare need wait no longer. The 13th annual Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market is kicking off this Thursday, June 14, at 4:30 p.m. on the corner of Church and Main streets with local and regional produce, handcrafted goods, on-site massage, plant sales and a variety of hot food and cold drinks.
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K-9 Search and Rescue: Dedicated to their craft of helping others
M. Kate West
|Plumas County Search and Rescue K-9 team members have a combined total of more than 26 years in the field. From left: Georgia Knutsen and Ty, Lori Powers and Moxie, and Annie Kreth with Sparkle and Fred. Photo submitted
Work for a K-9 search and rescue dog begins at the young age of 8 to 10 weeks and can continue, dependent upon the individual dog, from age 5 to 10 year..
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Packer Lake inspires Petaluma artist
In the morning she writes, in the afternoon she paints; and she wouldn’t have it any other way.
Penny Popken wrote for the Marin Independent Journal for 18 years, penned a garden column for the San Francisco Examiner and contributed regularly to Sunset Magazine. She continues to write about wine, food and fine living for a variety of publications. Writing was her work.
But that changed a little in 2005 when her youngest daughters went off to college and she turned to a childhood hobby — painting.
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FRC president on short list for CEO at Merced Community College
Feather Publishing has learned that Feather River College President Ron Taylor was one of four candidates to attend a public forum in Merced June 5. According to an article in the Merced Sun Star, Taylor is in the running for the chief executive position at Merced College.
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