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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 Natural Foods offers local grant opportunities

Feather Publishing

  Quincy Natural Foods’ Cooperative Community Fund is now accepting 2013 grant applications.

  Quincy Natural Foods and Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation established the Quincy Natural Foods Cooperative Community Fund in 2005 to provide financial support to local nonprofit organizations.

  A total of $600 will be donated in 2013.

  Granting criteria:

  Grants will be given to nonprofit and/or cooperative organizations.

  Grants will be given to organizations whose purpose and activities address these issues:

  —Agriculture, food and hunger.




  Preference will be given to organizations based and operating in the local area.

  Preference will be given to organizations with annual budgets of less than $50,000.


  Funds may not be used for political or lobbying efforts.

  Quincy Natural Foods Cooperative requests that funds be spent locally whenever possible.

  To apply, pick up an application at Quincy Natural Foods Co-op or online at qnf.coop.

  For more information, call the store at 283-3528.

  The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, July 12.


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