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Local market offers a taste of rural community unity, and unique items

Profile in Business - Young's Market in Taylorsville

Samantha P. Hawthorne
Staff Writer
1/30/2014
 
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Young’s Market in Taylorsville attracts customers from throughout the county — as well as those outside of it — by offering a variety of unique items, including traditional, organic and gluten-free groceries. Photo courtesy Young’s Market
 
Only two years after moving to Indian Valley from Fresno, Young’s Market owner Kelly Tan and her family have made Taylorsville their home and the community within it their extended family.

With a goal of combining her experience in organic foods and restaurant management, Tan decided to purchase the historic Taylorsville grocery store after longtime owner John Taborski moved to Southern California to be closer to his two daughters. Taborski managed the store from 1978 through 2012, and after several years of battling a terminal illness, passed away in October 2013.

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Sheriff and CHP seek support for joint venture

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
1/30/2014
 

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office needs a new correctional facility and administrative space and the California Highway Patrol is looking for property to build a new office.

“It seemed redundant to pursue parallel projects,” Sheriff Greg Hagwood told the Board of Supervisors on Jan. 21.

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Looking back at the 1864 Taylorsville School

Feather Publishing
1/29/2014
 
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Built in 1864, the unoccupied Taylorsville School is one of many historical buildings located throughout Plumas County. According to the Plumas County Museum, the one-room building is only 32 by 36 feet and at one point in time housed at least 40 students in grades one through eight...

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Portola man arrested on drug charges

Dan McDonald
Managing Editor
1/28/2014
 

A Portola man was arrested on drug charges Friday, Jan. 24, after officers found marijuana, hash and cocaine at his residence.

Alejandro Huerta Jr., 25, was charged with cultivation of marijuana, manufacture and possession of a controlled substance (butane honey hash oil) and sale of a controlled substance (cocaine).

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Snow Fest promises flurries of fun

Carolyn Shipp
Staff Writer
1/28/2014

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People gather at the ski hill to cheer on longboard racers during last year’s Winter Snow Fest. This year’s festival will be held the weekend of Feb. 14 – 17.

Winter is here whether there is snow or not. That means it’s time for Eastern Plumas County to gear up for the fourth annual Winter Snow Fest the weekend of Feb. 14 – 17.

The yearly event provides the chance for people from all over to come and enjoy winter in the mountains and all the festivities Eastern Plumas’ snow has to offer.  

Snow Fest is a fundraiser for Plumas-Eureka State Park and the Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl. The Plumas-Eureka State Park Association, the Eastern Plumas Recreation District and the Graeagle-Plumas Alliance put it on.

According to Snow Fest liaison Jack Bridge, last year’s festival was a great success. It was the first year the groups hosted it at the ski hill and it was a perfect environment for the festival.

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