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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.

Urgent winter weather message from the National Weather Service

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 — There is a winter weather advisory for snow in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon, Wednesday, Feb. 26 until 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 for Eastern Lassen, Plumas and Sierra counties. It is expected to accumulate 4 to 6 inches in areas above 5,000 feet west of Highway 395. East of Highway 395 expect up to 4 inches above 5,000 feet with up to 2 inches below 5,000 feet.

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Chester Rotary taking craft fair applications

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A bright lead into the spring season is the annual Rotary Memorial Weekend Craft Fair. In its 17th year, the May 24 – 25 fair will again be located along the banks of the North Fork Feather River in the Chester Park. Photo by M. Kate West
M. Kate West
Staff Writer
2/24/2014

 

The Rotary Club of Chester is sponsoring the 17th annual Lake Almanor Memorial Weekend Craft Fair on May 24 and 25 in the Chester Park.

The Saturday and Sunday fair, open between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., is host to a variety of unique craft mediums including, but not limited to, specialty food items, handmade lotions and soaps, pressed flowers, jewelry, woodworking, photography and yard and fine arts.

“We are always looking for unique, handcrafted items. This will be the fifth year Rotary has hosted the event.

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Quincy woman makes debut television appearance

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Quincy resident Traci Downey, owner of Traci’s Sweet Surprises, chats with Julissa Ortiz, one of the hosts of CW 31’s GoodDay.
Debra Moore
Staff Writer
2/21/2014

 

By the time television viewers saw Traci Downey make her 9:45 a.m. debut on CW 31’s GoodDay, she had already been at work since 1 a.m.

That’s when the Quincy baker took over the kitchen of the Hampton Suites in Sacramento to make her signature cinnamon rolls and a white chocolate ganache cake for the cast and crew of the morning television show Feb. 11.

Traci, accompanied by her husband, Mark, had been invited to appear on the morning show after producers saw a photo of one of her cakes and accompanying sculpture.

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Quincy man to stand trial in toddler’s death

todlerDan McDonald
Managing Editor
2/20/2014

 

Kenneth Charles-Alan Stringfellow will stand trial for murder in the December 2013 death of a toddler in Quincy.

At a Thursday, Feb. 13, pretrial hearing in Quincy, Plumas County Superior Court Judge Ira Kaufman ruled there was enough evidence against Stringfellow to justify a trial.

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