Hikers can learn about local Maidu culture
The public is invited to take a hike entitled “The Heart K Ranch from a Maidu perspective” with Trina Cunningham Saturday, June 23. The outing will be held on the Heart K Ranch in Genesee Valley from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cunningham’s ancestors founded the Davis Ranch (now part of Feather River Land Trust’s Heart K Ranch), where Trina grew up, and her Mountain Maidu ancestors have inhabited Genesee Valley from the beginning of memory. Cunningham is a member of the Maidu Summit Consortium, composed of nine Mountain Maidu groups, with a vision of site protection and stewardship throughout the Maidu homeland.
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Chester Fun Run to gain new leadership
M. Kate West
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
| 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
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
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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