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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • New state: Proponents of the state of Jefferson pushed the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to sign a declaration of support Jan. 20, but they didn’t get it.
  • Nursing home to close: Healthcare leaders learned that the skilled nursing hospital in Quincy is slated for closure, which would result in the relocation of more than three dozen patients and the loss of 60 jobs.
  • Program sacked: Judge Ira Kaufman is no longer sentencing people to drug court. He said he was ending the program because clients weren’t being served.

Chester Fun Run to gain new leadership

M. Kate West
Staff Writer
6/20/2012

The Chester Classic 5K Fun Run will begin yet another evolution this July 4.

The long-standing event began 33 years ago with race founders desiring to support recreation in the Lake Almanor Basin.

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Market offers treats for ears and tastebuds

Feather Publishing
6/19/2012

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Fresh vegetables tempt market goers with their vibrant colors and leafy greens. The Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market opened Thursday, June 14, at 4:30 p.m. to kick off the extended 14-week season. Beautiful weather and tasty food and great music drew a large crowd on opening day. Photo by Laura Beaton

Shoppers can expect to find another great lineup of music, food and artisan goods at this Thursday’s Quincy Farmers’ Market, starting at 4:30 p.m.

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Harding remembered for community service

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
6/18/2012

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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New map of local trails available

Feather Publishing
6/18/2012

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship group has produced a topographic trail map highlighting the varied terrain and world-class trails of the Downieville and Lakes Basin trail systems. The guide is the most up-to-date and informative recreational resource for the area, zeroing in on Plumas and Sierra counties and Plumas and Tahoe national forests, and featuring more than 100 miles of Sierra singletrack.

It shows designations for motorized trails, non-motorized trails, the Pacific Crest Trail, historic trail alignments and Forest Service four-wheel drive dirt roads.

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CHP civil trial to resume Monday

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
6/15/2012

A civil trial pitting a Quincy woman against the California Highway Patrol is scheduled to resume Monday morning, June 18.

The jury trial, at Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy, began Wednesday, June 13. It is expected to last until at least Tuesday, June 19.

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