November election looms: Two county tax measures on ballot
Plumas County voters will decide Nov. 6 if they want to pay more sales tax and charge tourists a higher bed tax.
While voters in Portola will choose three City Council members, Lake Almanor area residents will be asked to select two directors for the Seneca Healthcare District.
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Families welcome at PNF Fall Fest
Families can celebrate autumn and the outdoors with entertainment and fun-filled activities for children at the ninth annual Plumas National Forest Fall Fest.
The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mt. Hough Ranger District, 39696 Highway 70 outside Quincy. Everyone is welcome to join the fun; admission is free.
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School board meets to discuss 2012-13 school year
Samantha P. Hawthorne
With the commencement of the 2012-13 school year, Plumas Unified School District and Plumas County Office of Education boards met Sept. 12 in Chester for their regular board meeting.
The first item on the agenda was a progress report on the newly formed partnership of Greenville High School (GHS) and Plumas Charter School (PCS).
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Fire breaks out at FRC dorm
A fire broke out at the Feather River College dorms late Thursday evening. The Quincy Volunteer Fire Department credited two staff members from the college for quickly containing the fire, which began when a student attempted to make french fries on the stove and the hot oil ignited.
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Man killed in tree-falling accident
A 27-year-old man was killed Thursday morning, Sept. 27, while falling trees near Seneca.
According to the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, the man, whose identity has not been released, was killed after being struck by a falling tree.
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