Body of missing Janesville man found
The body of a Janesville man, who was last seen more than three weeks ago, was found Friday, Feb. 10, in the Antelope Lake region of Plumas County.
According to the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, the body of Richard Earl Welton, 54, was discovered at 11:30 a.m. about a mile from where his truck was found abandoned Jan. 26.
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Exaggerated threats Wednesday prompts QHS to send home students, staff
A persistent caller from a collection agency led Quincy High School administrators to take safety measures on Wednesday afternoon.
Teachers and students were sent home and after-school activities were cancelled because of the threatening tone of the caller.
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School board tables faculty layoffs
Teachers take no confidence vote on superintendent
As their meeting stretched toward 10:30 p.m., members of the Plumas Unified School District governing board voted unanimously to table teacher layoffs until a special meeting Feb. 22.
Bret Cook made the motion. "Given the comments we've heard tonight," he said, "I think it would give the public more confidence" if the vote were postponed.
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School closures: Charter looks more promising
Indian Valley Editor
Will Plumas Unified School District trustees allow charter schools on their campuses, if it means a high-quality education with more options for students?
Indian Valley School Closure and Consolidation Committee members have been exploring different school models, and the most attractive seems to be combining the traditional, charter and academy programs.
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Supervisor Meacher announces Assembly run
Longtime Plumas County supervisor Robert Meacher officially announced his candidacy for the 1st Assembly District of the California State Assembly Feb. 1. “We have been looking at this for several months,” Meacher said, “and now is the time to make this race official.”
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