Portola elementary now an open-enrollment school
Low scores for English Language Learners prompts listing
Plumas Unified School District Superintendent Glenn Harris announced at the July board meeting that C. Roy Carmichael Elementary School in Portola is on the state's list of 1,000 open enrollment schools.
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Last minute voters dropping off Measure B ballots
Kathy Williams, Plumas County clerk/recorder, reports that voters are bringing in last minute ballots for the Measure B hospital tax cap election this morning at a rate of about two every 10 minutes. That's unprecedented, like most everything about this election.
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Measure B turnout tops 60 percent
Kathy Williams, Plumas County clerk/recorder, reported as of mid-afternoon Monday, voter turnout for the Measure B ballot had reached 61 percent.
Of the 4,481 ballots issued, 2,713 have been returned - more than in the Measure A vote. A total of 2,500 ballots were cast in that election.
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Kayaker drowns in the Feather River
Susan Kaiser, 37, drowned while kayaking in the Feather River Canyon the afternoon of Sunday, Aug. 29.
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Smoke for the Bullards Bar Fire is covering Plumas County
A fire that started on on the Tahoe National Forest near Bullards Bar Reservoir is spreading smoke into Plumas County. Smoke is visible through much of the county and ash is falling in many areas.
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