Noon Hour Update: Auburn man charged in boating deaths; school enrollment numbers; deer hunting and fishing at the Bassmaster All-Star Week

What’s happening and what we’re working on
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Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’re working on for our Tuesday edition.

Auburn man arrested in deadly boating accident: Reporter Gus Thomson is following the story of an Auburn man who is under arrest on manslaughter charges after two people died in a boating accident at Lake Englebright in Yuba County. See our latest on this story here.

What we’re working on: Gus will continue to focus on the boating accident in Yuba County that has left two people dead. He will also be writing about the beginning of the deer hunting season here in the Placer County region.

Reporter Amber Marra will have a piece on declining enrollment at local schools here in the area. She’ll let us know what the lower numbers will mean for these institutions.

Amber is also continuing her reporting on the rollover accident involving eight Placer High School students Friday afternoon. She will have an update on the conditions of the victims.

Journal Sports Editor Matthew Kimel will have a feature on Auburn angler Skeet Reese, who is set to make his fourth appearance at the Bassmaster Toyota Trucks All-Star Week.


What you’re talking about: In our Letters to the Editor section, several topics have gotten a lot of views and comments. Read the letters, “Romney rushing into distant war,” “Jack Uppal deserves vote,” and “Capitalism costs at the feed store” and share your opinions.

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