Digest 10/20/07 | TheUnion.com

Digest 10/20/07

Horne backed by 4 more supervisors in Assembly race

Sue Horne, who is running for the Republican nomination of the 3rd Assembly District seat held by Rick Keene (R-Chico), said Friday she has won the backing of four supervisors from Sierra County. The list of rural county supervisors supporting Horne now totals 16.

Crafts festival today and Sunday

It’s true: People already are offering holiday gifts, so shop now before things get crazy.

The Craft Guild of Nevada County is offering what may be the earliest opportunity, the Winterfaire Fall Harvest festival of handmade crafts. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Main Street building at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. Enter through Gate 1 on McCourtney Road.

The event includes high-quality crafts, food and door prizes. Admission is $1.

– The Union staff

Body ID’d as

South Tahoe woman

A woman whose dismembered body was found in Barton Meadow last Thursday has been identified as Sandra Denise Petersen, 55, of South Lake Tahoe, authorities said Thursday evening.

The woman lived in a permanent residence in South Lake Tahoe, was married and has family in Carson City. She was not homeless as some residents who had often seen a woman in the meadow had suspected, said South Lake Tahoe Police Lt. Martin Hale.

– Tahoe Tribune

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