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Quincy woman wants to swim with the dolphins - Terminal illness leaves little time to complete her bucket list

Debra Moore

Staff Writer
10/9/2014

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Lorri Stephens is fighting cancer, but the prognosis is not good. In her remaining months, Lorri has a few dreams that she would like to see fulfilled. Lorri Stephens poses with some of her family during a visit in early September. From left: husband Larry, son Jerimy, Lorri and daughter-in-law Jenny, who is expecting Lorri’s fourth grandchild. Photo submitted

Lorri Stephens has survived stage 4 throat cancer, a broken hip, shoulder and femur, and the death of her youngest son, but doctors say she won’t survive the cancer that has now settled in her bones.

With a prognosis of just six months left to live, time is running out for Lorri to fulfill her dreams. 

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Board adopts final budget - Questions the sheriff’s interpretation of the numbers

Debra Moore

Staff Writer
10/10/2014

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors adopted its 2014-15 budget totaling nearly $88 million Sept. 30.

“It’s been a challenging year as you all know,” said Susan Scarlett, the county’s budget consultant, in presenting the document for final adoption.

The new budget contains four fewer positions than last year and uses one-time funding to keep it balanced.

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Trophy returns to Quincy!

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The Quincy Trojans varsity football team holds up the homecoming trophy after taking out Portola 24-7 last Friday night. Quincy hands held the trophy for the first time since the Trojans handed it over to Portola in 2011. For complete details on Quincy’s victory, see this week’s Sports and Recreation section. Photo by Marcy Demartile 



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Burn ban still in effect on state responsibility lands

Feather Publishing
10/9/2014

Cal Fire reminds residents of Lassen, Modoc and Plumas counties that the burn ban is still in effect and there will be no burning allowed in state responsibility areas until weather conditions significantly change. Cal Fire will notify the media and post information at fire.ca.gov/lmu when the burn ban has been lifted.  

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