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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 4, 2015 7A # Quincy Elementary School students track the flow of Boyle's Creek along the bike path. Outdoor educator Rob Wade (front left) led the field trip that marks the start of the sixth-graders' yearlong watershed exploration. Photo by Amber McMichael ncy explo ion Quincy Elementary along the way. other snacks during a brief program under the direction sixth-graders completed their They identified various stop to listen to the creek flow of Plumas Unified School Town Reachfield trip Friday, species of riparian trees, between QNF and the post District outdoor educator Rob Feb. 20, as part of their which in turn enabled them office building. After lunch at Wade with support from the yearlong watershed to follow the course of the the Quincy High School Feather River Land Trust, education program. The creek even from a distance. Learning Landscapes site Feather River College and students began their journey Vocabulary words such as located on the Leonhardt other private and public at the top of Alder Street and erosion, diversion, riprap and property, students walledentities. followed the course of Boyle's others were reinforced asback to the elementary For more information on Creek through town to the students explored the town. school. Quincy Elementary's bike path, mapping streets, Quincy Natural Foods The watershed education program, visit quincy culverts and confluences provided hot chocolate and course is part of a countywide watershed.weebly.com. World War II veterans sought for Memorial Day event Debra Moore This year Memorial Day Fosberg, to talk about where accumulated during the war, staff writer will be celebrated Monday, he was on VJ Day. including that dmoore@plumasnews.com May 25, and Zernich Fosberg was serving on correspondence. hopes that the county's the USS Missouri as a radio Zernich encourages World This year marks the 70th veterans will attend to be operator. "He turned 19 on War II veterans to contact anniversaries of VE and VJ recognized. VJDa-y," Zernich said. "And him so their names may be days -- the end of World War "I would love it if they he was there when they included in the program and II in Europe and in Japan. would share a few words signed the surrender." they can be introduced In recognition of those about their experience, but Not only was he present, during the ceremony. milestones, Robert Zernich, World War II veterans arebut'he was among the "It would be nice not only the chairman of the Plumas often reluctafit to talk about operators who notified the for them to be there, but for County Veterans Memorial, it," Zernich said. world of the historic them to wear their wants the 2015 ceremony to After much coaxing, moment, uniforms," he said. celebrate World War II Zernich has convinced a Fosberg will bring a Zernich may be reached at veterans, family member, Don scrapbook of mementos 283-1010. Lowest Prices of the Year for Exterior Painting! 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IZ+5 Sloat Roacl, at the olcl Sloat Mill (~o) ~-76~+ I1 LImas insurance Ann Powers Staff Writer apowers@plumasnews.com Robert Frank was ordered to pay restitution and be on probation for two years as a result of his no-contest plea on insurance fraud charges filed against him in Placer County Superior Court. On Feb. 24, the Eastern Plumas Rural Fire Protection District chief pleaded no contest to a single misdemeanor at a hearing on the workers' compensation lawsuit. Deputy District Attorney Janelle Crandell had initially filed three felonies against Frank for alleged false claims that he suffered a back injury while repairing a Portola city vehicle in 2012. Those felonies were dropped and a hearing to determine restitution is set for April 22. Previous restitution estimates totaled more than $20,000, according to court documents. Frank's lawyer, Leigh Fleming, said her client decided to enter a no-contest plea ar/d move on, calling the matter a "misunderstanding." "In the interest of putting all of this behind him, Mr. Frank pled no contest to a single misdemeanor charge," said Fleming. "Mr. Frank is anxious to move past this misunderstanding, so he can focus on his life, and continue to serve the community as fire chief." Fleming said once restitution is paid, Frank's probation would be terminated. CrandeU, who prosecutes workers' compensation fraud cases in Placer, Amador and Calaveras counties, f rst filed the criminal complaint in September 2014. The claim's administrator, York Risk Services Group, is located in Placer County. At York Services' request, Sacramento-based Probe Information Services conducted an investigation on Frank's assertions. In a deposition, Frank said he had difficulty standing, walking or using stairs as a result of the injury. However, Probe's investigation produced six hours, 35 minutes of surveillance video showing Frank easily climbing in and out of a large monster truck, maneuvering the vehicle and removing its tires. Medical officials reviewing the footage indicated it would be highly unlikely for Frank to perform that kind of strenuous activity if he had been truthful about his ailments and limited mobility. Doctors also said Frank may not have received treatment or maintained a disability status if he had been accurate with physicians. S 530.283.9293 9 Bresciani Lane, Quincy 1 franksgarage@gmail,com OFF ROAD & OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS. CHECK OUT OUR WWW, P LU MAS4X4. COM Membership is FREE! , Don't sit back and let others do the talking for you. Express yourself in our LETTERS TO THE EDITOR email: dmcdonald@plumasnews.com 1690 E. Main St., Quincy 285-3502