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

  • Townhalls attract crowds: Assemblyman Brian Dahle and Sen. Ted Gaines met with constituents in Quincy and Chester during a three-meeting swing through Plumas and Lassen counties.
  • New leader: After nearly three decades, the Plumas County Mental Health Commission has a new leader. Supervisor Kevin Goss was named to replace Hank Eisenmann.
  • Home away from home: As of last week, new homes had been found for all of the patients at Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation and most had already moved.

More suspects charged in Lake Davis burglaries

Ann Powers
Staff Writer
3/7/2015

The Plumas County District Attorney’s Office has filed charges against additional suspects, and an arrest warrant has been issued for another, in connection with a string of burglaries around Lake Davis this past December and January.
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Stewardship brings Casino Royale theme back for Trailfest

James Wilson
Staff Writer
3/7/2015

Those yearning for a Monte Carlo-type casino experience without the hassle and expense of a trans-Atlantic flight are in luck.

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship plans to bring back its “Casino Royale” theme to its third annual Trailfest this Saturday night at Nakoma Golf Resort and Spa. Doors will open at 5 p.m.
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Trial for man accused of killing toddler to begin next week

Dan McDonald
Managing Editor
3/6/2015

The trial for a Quincy man accused of inflicting fatal injuries on a toddler in 2013 is scheduled to begin next week.

Kenneth Charles-Alan Stringfellow is charged with murder in the death of 22-month-old Braylon Duguay.

Stringfellow, 25, who was the boyfriend of the toddler’s mother, Demi Nicole Sullivan, 21, was reportedly watching Duguay alone Dec. 11, 2013, when the child was injured. The toddler died the following day.
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County’s finances are on track at mid-year point

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
3/6/2015

Halfway through the county’s fiscal year, spending is where it should be.

Susan Scarlett, the Plumas Board of Supervisors’ budget consultant, led the board through each department’s budget, highlighting the percentage spent on salaries and other expenditures. Add a comment

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Students observe quail-raising project

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Craig Martynn explains to tour participants at the American Ranch on Feb. 14 that quail head feathers are called topknots. The tour was part of Martynn’s larger senior project of raising quail. Photos by Gia Martynn
Feather Publishing
3/5/2015
 
Quincy High School senior Craig Martynn shared his quail-raising project with Michelle Abramson’s second-grade class at Quincy Elementary School last week.

Martynn then invited students and their parents to a ranch tour for a bird’s-eye view of the quail-raising process. Martynn’s mentor, Lane Labbe, owns New England Ranch and has been raising California and Gambel’s quail on his ranch for the last 10 years.
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