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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

Quincy woman wins fair theme contest

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Marilyn Hoffman is the winner of the 2013 Fair Theme Contest. Her theme, “Fun, Family, Friends,” was chosen to represent the 2013 Plumas-Sierra County Fair. Photo submitted
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2/16/2013
 

  The results are in! The Plumas-Sierra County Fair board chose a winner in the 2013 Fair Theme Contest.

  Quincy resident Marilyn Hoffman’s theme, “Plumas Sierra County Fair — Fun, Family, Friends,” aptly describes the annual event, to be held Aug. 14 – 18.

  Hoffman’s prize includes a T-shirt that proclaims “I Came Up With This Year’s Fair Theme” and a week–long family pass with one unlimited carnival ride bracelet.

  “Many fairs have abandoned this method of picking a theme,” said Fair Manager John Steffanic. “They just don’t get the level of participation that makes it worth it. The fair board was pleased at the number of entries they received and will probably do it again next year.”

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