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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Preparing for the end

Joanne Danielson speaks on end-of-life issues at the Mohawk Community Resource Center on Sept. 16. Photo by Shelley Wilkerson
Shelley Wilkerson
Staff Writer

Now is the time to think about how you want to die. That was the message from Mohawk Community Resource Center speaker Joanne Danielson on Sept. 16.

Danielson, owner of Graceful Transitions Coaching, said people often plan what should happen to their finances should they pass away, but rarely address other needs. Those needs may be spiritual requests, or other wishes such as where they want to die or how they want to be treated when they pass.

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Plumas National Forest Fall Fest offers variety of family friendly activities

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Plumas National Forest Fall Fest offers free outdoor fun, educational activities for families

The Plumas National Forest invites everyone to come celebrate autumn and the outdoors with family entertainment and fun-filled educational activities for children young and old at the 11th annual Fall Fest. The free event will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mt. Hough Ranger District, 39696 Highway 70 in Quincy.

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Domestic abuse awareness run set for Oct. 4

James Wilson

Sports Editor

Plumas Rural Services set its fourth annual run/walk for Oct. 4 to raise awareness of domestic abuse. Runners will take off from Feather River College’s soccer field at 10 a.m.

Runners and walkers will follow the 5-kilometer course along the bike path to Gansner Park, then continue on the airport road, nearly reaching the water treatment plant. Participants will then turn around and end at the start point.

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District 5 candidates share their thoughts on budget process

Debra Moore

Staff Writer

With the Nov. 4 election just a month away, and vote-by-mail ballots arriving next week, the candidates for District 5 supervisor have little time left to share their message.

The names of Jim Judd and Jeff Engel will appear on the ballot, but a third candidate, Alice Berg, is seeking to win the position as a write-in.

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