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Quincy farmers’ market ends successful season

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Market manager Elizabeth Powell collects the weekly vendor fee from Green Cedar Farms owner, and 13-year vendor, Frank Mazzarino at the market’s season finale. The 13th annual Quincy Certified Farmers Market had a successful season that saw a top attendance of 145 people an hour at its peak. Photo by Laura Beaton
Laura Beaton
Staff Writer
9/18/2012
 

  Family fun, delicious fresh fruit and veggies, food vendors and live music were some of the highlights of the last farmers’ market of the season, Sept. 13, on the lawn of Plumas Unified School District.

  Quincy Certified Farmers’ Market manager Elizabeth Powell reported the 13th annual season’s statistics: 12 different farmers and ranchers (five from Plumas County), six prepared food vendors, 10 artisans and crafters, and 10 nonprofit organizations.

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Power outage in the Chester area

Feather Publishing
9/18/2012 
7:45 a.m. update
 
Power has been restored to Chester...
 

According to PG&E spokesman Paul Moreno, "There was a gunshot that brought down a main transmission line feeding the Chester area. The outage began about 10:41 p.m. last night and all power was restored at 7:40 a.m. this morning after a crew made those repairs."

 

The location of the 60kV line was between Hamilton Branch and Chester, just north of Highway 36 and south of New Chester Dump Road.

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Plumas County A&D Services alive and well

Laura Beaton
Staff Writer
9/17/2012
 

What ever happened to Plumas County’s Alcohol and Drug (A&D) Program? Since its curtailment in October 2008, a lot has been going on behind the scenes to get it back up and running.

What the public should know, according to Mimi Hall, Public Health director and county A&D program administrator, is that drug and alcohol services are available in Plumas County.

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Interviews for new auditor to be public

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
9/14/2012
 

Supervisors will hold interviews for the vacant Plumas County Auditor role during public session because it’s an elected position.

Tuesday, Oct. 2, has been selected as the tentative interview date.

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The consolidation of Pioneer and Quincy Elementary off to a good start

Laura Beaton
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Pioneer-Quincy Elementary school children exit the campus on the second day of classes.  Photo by Laura Beaton
Staff Writer
9/12/2012
 

Principal Kristy Warren said she is excited to be at the helm of the combined schools. “It feels like home,” she said.

She and her staff have worked extensively to make the transition as easy and productive as possible.

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