Volunteers perk up library garden
Volunteers Ellen Balestri and Carolee Watts have transformed the wildflower garden at the Portola Branch Library.
They began the project several weeks ago by pulling the weeds and preparing the soil with a compost mix. The area does not have a sprinkler system, so they planted low-water usage perennials alongside existing grape hyacinths, lavender and California poppies.
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Swofford and Simpson headed towards victory; Election results available here
Plumas County Supervisors Terry Swofford and Lori Simpson are overwhelmingly winning their respective races in Tuesday’s primary election. If the percentages don’t change, the two supervisors would avoid a run-off in November by capturing more than 50 percent of the votes in their districts.
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Greenville High Sober Grad event needs your help
Greenville High School Sober Grad Committee members are pleading for help from the community.
Grad Night is a safe, sober and tobacco free celebration for graduates that is organized and funded solely by parents, community members and supportive local businesses.
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Portola High School VP named as new principal
Portola High School’s new principal is already a familiar face around campus — she’s vice principal Sara Sheridan.
It’s been only eight years since the 34-year-old Sheridan landed her first teaching assignment at Portola High School. She taught 10th-grade social studies and physical education.
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Indian Valley preschoolers plant their own Garden
Indian Valley State Preschool children enjoy a garden party thanks to a grant and several supporters in the community. Photo submitted
Highway through Lassen Volcanic National Park now open
June 4, 2012
Park Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz announced last week that the highway through Lassen Volcanic National Park would open for through traffic as of Friday, June 1.
“We are happy to have this major access to Lassen Volcanic National Park opened now that summer has arrived,” said Koontz. “This year’s road opening operations progressed more quickly compared to last year’s mid-July opening primarily because of the light snowfall this past winter.”
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