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Vol. 152, NO. 4 Wednesday, Sept. 5, 201 8 deteriorating skid shacks Today: Quincy Community Supper, Fellowship Hall Community United Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St. Doors open 5 p.m. and supper is served at 6 p,m. sharp Free to public, donations are accepted Tomorrow: Last Quincy Certified Farmers' Market of season, Dame Shirley Plaza, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Fresh produce, prepared foods, entertainment, and more! Live music with The Back 40. For information, call 487-4386 Friday: Plurnas County Museum hosts David Leland Hyde at artist's reception at the museum, 500 Jackson St 5 - 7 p.m. Artist Talk at 6 p.m. For information, call 283-6320. Plumas Arts Gallery, 525 Main St hosts artist reception, 5 - 7 p.m featuring wildlife photographer Jan Ramelli of Susanville. Main Street Artists Gallery presents the work of its newest member, Anna Shea, through September, 436 Main St. The opening will be 5 - 7 p.m. Complimentary wine and appetizers will be served. Sunday: 3rd annual free Old-Fashioned Family Picnic, See Q, page 11A II[!![!llllU!!!!llh To subscribe to the Bulletin, call 530-283-0800 Flrefightars battle the blaze that broke out in a home on First Street in East Quincy in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 4. Three homes, outbuildings and vehicles were destroyed; but all residents, including four children, and their pets were safely evacuated. For story and more photos, see pages 13 and 16. Photo by Joanne Burgueno Plumas. See more photos on page 11A New PCS kindergartner Adrienne Logan hugged her mom Jessica and beamed a first-day-of-school smile at her dad, CHP Officer Brad Logan (not shown). First-grader Jenavie LaMattina, left, painted flowers with kindergartner Kenzie Ayotte in the play yard before teachers gathered their students. Pumpkins are already well along in the garden that third-grader Alastair Olson, ieft and second-grader Logan Hymas will study. Plumas Charter School students started a sunny new year Aug. 28 in three downtown Quincy locations while plans are underway to design and construct a permanent home for the headquarters and Quincy learning center by late 2019. Elementary students in grades K-2 played before classes began at their bright garden campus on Lawrence Street. Photos by Roni Java Still possible for some posts Debra Moore Managing Editor Even though the midterm election is Nov. 6, Plumas County residents can begin voting much earlier The ballots will be put in the mail Tuesday, Oct. 9. Plumas is a vote-by-marl county, with no precinct polling places. However, voters can cast their ballots at the elections office in the county courthouse. "It's very important that if you've moved, you contact the elections office," said Kathy Williams, the county's chief elections off'mial. The last day to register to vote for the Nov. 6 election is Oct. 22. Three healthcare districts, one seat on the Feather River College Board of Trustees and four seats on the Portola City Council will be on the Nov. 6 ballot, along with Measure B, the local cannabis initiative. Additionally state and federal offices, such as the race between Audrey Denney and Doug LaMalfa for Congressional District 1, will be on the ballot. Of the four health care districts in the county, only voters in the Indian Valley district will not see candidates on their ballots. The three incumbents are not being challenged. on the education front, the three incumbents for the Plumas Unified School District Board of Trustees are unchallenged, but voters throughout the county will select a representative to the Feather River College board. And, in the city of Portola, 11 individuals will by vying for four seats. Eastern Plumas Health Care District Incumbents Gaff McGrath, Harvey Edward West III and Lucy Kreth have filed to run for another term. They are being challenged by Peggy Sampson and Teresa Whitfield. The top three vote earners will be seated. Plumas District Hospital Incumbents John Kimmel and Bill Wickman have filed for another term. They will be challenged by Andrew Ryback and Marty Walters. The top three vote earners will be elected. Seneca Health Care District Incumbents Dana Seandel, Richard Rydell and David Walls have filed to retain their seats and are being challenged by William Howe, David Baker, Ronald Longacre and Nancy Foote. Feather River College Feather River College is also going to an election for Trustee Area 4 (Indian Valley) where Margaret Garcia will challenge incumbent Guy McNett. Though candidates represent particular trustee areas, they run at-large in the county. Portola City Council There are two four-year terms and two two-year terms on the ballot. See Write-in, page 6A - L