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Music teacher hit with bad luck n Page 2A Couple's death still unexplained -- Page 3A Vol. 148, No. 21 www,plumasnews., ,c. 31, 2014 50C .ii.i Looking back - Plumas i:ii:ill iiiii:!: County had more than iii i:ii its share of highlights ::i:i and lowlights in ii:iii 2014./Page 1B ::iii00i:i iiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiii iiii!iiiiil Editorial- There are - ! many headlines the newspaper hopes to print in 2015./Page 8B !ii!ii!iii! iiiiiii!i0000 The next level - Quincy High School quarterback Matt Beeson has committed to continue his football career next season by playing for NCAA iiiiil i::: Division III powerhouse Occidental College./Page 1C Tonight: Happy Happy JoyJoy Family Band concert, 4 pm., Town Hall Theatre. Tickets $10 presale, $12 at the door, $18 for both this show and Jan. 1 show. Two New Year's parties, Quincy Elks Lodge. New York New Year's Eve dinner and celebration: $25 per person, hors d'oeuvres and host bar 6 p.m.; dinner of prime rib or Cornish game hen 7 p.m.; celebrate New Year's Eve 9 p.m with champagne, party favors. Doors open to all for dancing with DJ Outlaw for free 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Champagne toast at midnight. See Q, page 6A Early holiday aeaalines set All Feather Publishing offices will be closed Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. This will affect the deadlines for the Jan. 7, 2015, newspapers. Display advertising and legal advertisements are due by noon Wednesday, Dec. 31. News releases -- including letters to the editor, births and cards of thanks -- are due by Friday, Jan. 2, at 3 p.m. Classified reader ads are due Monday, Jan. 5, at 9 a.m. To subscribe to the Bulletin, call 530-283-0800 Students in the Quincy High School Class of 2014 toss their caps high in the air at the conclusion of commencement exercises on Friday, June 13. Photo by Laura Beaton Quuncy 00resce leb rations00and, sa d hess ..... Jan. 8 An East Quincy business was burglarized in the predawn hours of Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. JoAnn Prince, co-owner of Great Northern Hair Co., said someone broke in to her store about 4:30 a.m. and stole $7,300 worth of jewelry. Prince said the burglar (or .... burglars) entered the store someone who had been in the by breaking a window behind the building. She said they took the jewelry and $47 from the cash register. "I think this was done by store before. They knew what we had," Prince said. She said the size of the footprints at the scene and the way the person entered the store leci her to believe the burglary was carried out by a young adult. "This was somebody who was fairly agile and knew what they were doing," Prince said. "The window is 6 feet off the ground. And once they were inside, they moved a display rack in front of the door so no one could see inside." Prince and her daughter, co-owner Grace Ann Mason, moved the business to its current location next to Papa's Donuts in June 2013. Youngsters will take Christmas trees ' The Quincy Little League is preparing for the 2015 baseball and softball season and is working to raise money toward the purchase of necessary equipment and uniforms. Its first fundraiser of the year will be collecting Christmas trees for disposal Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In 2014 Quincy Little League served more than 200 young athletes on 18 baseball and softball teams. The 2015 season will begin soon, with signups scheduled for Feb. 5 and Feb. 11 at the Quincy High School cafeteria. With fewer options this year to dispose of trees, calling Little League to do it is one more option with minimal hassle, say organizers. Trees can be dropped off Jan. 3 at the corner of Highway 70 and Redberg Avenue or arrangements can be made for pickup service between Dec. 26 and Jan. 3. To arrange for a pickup, call Michelle Morrison at 283-3322 for downtown Quincy pickup or Dustin Vert at 394-7349 for East Quincy pickup A donation of $10 or Quincy Little week as part of a fundrising effort to raise money for uniforms and equipment, The fundraiser will continue through Jan. 3. From topto bottom: Devin, Quinton and Ty Vert. Photo submitted more is recommended. Money raised will be used for new uniforms and equipment. Jan. 15 Two Quincy menwere arrested in connection with the Jan. 7 burglary of a Quincy antique store According to the Plumas County sheriff, Ralph Chico Cardiel III, 37, was arrested Saturday afternoon, Jan. 11, and charged with burglary and a probation violation, On Monday night, Jan. 13, deputies arrested Robert Appley, 25, at a residence on Lee Road. Appley was charged with being in possession of stolen property and violating probation. Cardiel and Appley are suspects in the burglary of the Pinache antique store. According to Investigations Sgt. Steve Peay, Appley was in possession of jewelry and coins that were stolen from the antique store. The property was valued at about $2,000. The arrests came after a series of at least four burglariead 20 vehicle See 2014, page 6A Fire safe council is =seeking. $1.5 million for various local projects , Debra Moore Staff Writer dmoore@plumasnews.com f The Plumas County Fire Safe Council is seeking $1.5 million from the state for various projects throughout the county. The money would come from two new Cal Fire grant programs. Mike De Lasaux, the chairman of the fire safe council, and its coordinator Nils Lunder discussed the grant opportunities with the Board of Supervisors in mid-December. The men are waiting to see if the concept proposals submitted result in an invitation to present full proposals The bulk ofthe requests, The council sfibmitted two proposals totaling i000 to the greenhouse ga*pam, also for hazardous fuels reduction projects. Supervisor Lori Simpson asked if any of the SRA fee paid by local residents has been returned to Plumas County. Shane Vargas, local fire captain for Cal Fire, said that the funds have provided more personnel and defensible fire inspections. He added that the state has $9.5 million available and $40- million worth of proposals. Greenhorn is now Firewise Jerry Sipe, representing the Plumas County Office of Emergency Services, and Fire Prevention Specialist Sue . sepreenting $1.2 million, was: McCourt updated the board i:'submittd tQtheState : !, on their activities. : iesP0"bty!/;ea Fire : .:! :They highlighted their :: PreventionBefit Fe e work in developing grant program: = evacuation maps for each Under this program, the fire safe council would perform fire prevention outreach and education in conjunction with various fire departments and other entities; remove hazardous fuels in several communities; and participate in a countywide chipping program. community and in assisting Greenhorn in becoming the county's newest Firewise community. The latter is a national designation recognizing residents' efforts to make their community resilient to wildfire. "We're making a lot of progress," Sipe said. ii :