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River ~lther River Bulletin Community News Wednesday, April 4, 2001 3A Prescribed burning will gin soon on the Plumas l savinltional Forest. This spring, e big rlrest Service employees on e up Mr. Hough Ranger District :giveW qualified contractors are they d nning on burning approxi- or the ately 1,200 acres. This is just iasco.]Portion of the acreage the enonlrest has been funded to Got s omplish this year. allowjDne of the underburning en sta jects will be high!y visible entpobm Quincy. This is the Insner/Divide underburn sees ilat involves underburning nd hoall acres, one mile south of dpowast Quincy up on the our Vatershed road" (Forest e rvice Road 24N20). Iditionally, up to 20 acres J1 be burned on the Mt. )ugh Ranger District Office lministrative Site on Lghway 70. The Hungry ~derburn is between ~h~telope Lake and Indian W V uey, and is 1,200 acres. borne other areas that will be burned this spring are the Ridge underburn, 200 acres, near Snake Lake and the Spanish Camp underburn, 150 acres, which is located just north of Meadow Valley. The Antelope/Border Project follows roads and ridges from near Thompson Peak to near Babcock Peak and around the north edge of Antelope Lake. This will estab- lish a Defensible Fuel Profile Zone (DFPZ), an area that has reduced potential for crown fire spread and will allow fire- fighters a safer location to tac- tically attack a wildfire when one occurs. Some of the treat- ment units in this area are ready for underburning this spring. This project is a result of the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group Forest Recovery Act (HFQLGFRA) and implementation will be completed by qualified con- tractors The underburning ns soon 4 will total about 500 acres. Smoke may settle around Antelope Lake and/or the Janesville area. Close coordi- nation with the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District and The Redding Interagency Fire Weather Office will minimize smoke impacts in those areas. Ali of these underburns are designed to make the forest more fire resilient and to return fire to its natural role in the Sierra Nevada forest ecosystem. These projects will reduce the chance of cata- strophic fire and crown fire and thereby help protect improvements and resources in the surrounding areas If you have any questions concerning the spring burning program, call Kent Swartzlander, Fuels Management Officer, at the Mt. Hough Ranger District office at (530) 283-0555. announce "Seventh-day Adventist Church Saturday, April 14,from 11 a.m. to noon, a special service will be held featuring the bell choir from the Paradise Adventist Church. The com- munity is invited to hear this special group of dedicated musicians. Community United Methodist Church Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. Symbolic Sader Service will be held in the Fellowship Hall. On Friday, April 13, from noon to 3 p.m., the church will be open for meditation and prayer. Saturday, April 14, 9 p.m. Watch Night of the Resurrection. Sunday, April 15, 10 a.m., Celebration Service of the Resurrection will be held. First Baptist Church Sunday, April 15, 11 a.m., Easter Service will be held, featuring a live choir. Meadow Valley Community Church Regular 9:30 a.m. services will be held on both Palm and Easter Sundays. St. John's Catholic Church Sacrament of Confession and Reconciliation will be held on Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m. will be the Mass of the Lord's Supper, the washing of feet, and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 8 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 13, noon, The Passion of Jesus Christ, Holy Communion, and Veneration of the Cross will be held. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held 8 a.m. to noon; the Blessing of Fire, :er services Paschal Candle and Water, Renewal of Baptismal Promises, and The Liturgy of the Eucharist at 6:30 p.m. There will be no 5:30 p.m. Mass held. Easter Sunday Mass will be held at 7 a.m. (no organized music) and 9 a.m. Our Savior Lutheran Church Sunday, April 8, Palm Sunday Service with proces- sion at 10:30 a.m. Maundy Thursday, April 12, service and potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. Good Friday, April 13, Order of Tenebrae at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 15, Easter Breakfast at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. with an Easter Egg hunt following the wor- ship service. Church at Quincy Services will be held at the regular times. I you your aper . -.mona Metcalf of Ham and Swiss on whole lent, hold everything? That's Problem. A pound of potato :dges and chicken bits? rat's a snap. Or what about rty trays for an entire gath- 'CI r~g? Karen Blackman could (~LI ~e it all and has done just inallyht in the Past 12 and a half _ :ars at Safeway in Quincy _P__ru.JBut she hun. un her a ron LU hrc . o .- p me [s~-'"" ~, and after a lifetime working, plans to enjoy o'-'-" irement to its fullest ao furll I ra overly excited," them lckanan said, just before her li- al day at the dell. Her plan )k was filled with ideas and Could hardly wait to get rted. Vorking in her yard and on deck,were part of her Safeway was a big change for Blackman. Just prior to that, she and her husband, Bill Blackman, had operated a hearing aide center in East Quincy. When he died, she dis- covered she didn't have the qualifications to continue the business on her own. At Safeway Approaching the manager at Safeway, she asked him for a job. She was hired on in the dell department, a job that she's enjoyed. "I've seen many changes take place in that time," she said. But the overall emphasis has been on customer service and satisfaction. Learning to deal with the public, especially during peak ns, but getting better times, has presented its own t !uainted with her two challenges. Blackman learned dl~ddaughters, and awaiting that she could only wait on ~uincy, arrival of the third in July, one customer at a time, do the ~ame ~high on her priorities, job correctly, and then move 'ies." v.Rh one granddaughter liv- on. arMe : Ariz. (by daugh- and another in ation). Jose, (son Keith's) tCk an hasn't had the ------ ortunity to visit them as ch as she would like. "You Just get in the car and she said. ut with retirement, all that changed. here's also time for travel- for pleasure. In September, lY iS Ckman and her longtime l i anion, Ike Soiset, plan to Lake Powell in the Four ah @ ers region of Colorado. "'-Sackman said it won't be ;t Wilr first trip, but then they 4; Only seen a portion of the ) ITI Dliles of lake shoreline and ) to take in the rest. tnd s,fow,y ' ckman's background has eV C~ in the dental hygiene -- since 1958, she explained. onelring her first visit to ~.as County, she stayed her parents in their new e house in Meadow k~,~that time, she was sched- to teach a new dental ta~ce program at Feather ~r College. When there "Keeping them happy, keep- ing a good spirit," have been. the keys to managing a job that sometimes can get quite hectic. At times, she said they've been so busy serving cus- tomers that it was difficult to do the regularly scheduled projects that keeps the dell operating. i i Karen Blackman isn't behind the counter any longer at the Safeway Dell in Quincy. She retired last week to trav- el and spend time with her grandchildren. Single vision lenses & frame...$98 Bifocal lenses & frame...$139 We try to serve the needs Of all our patients. We offer simple and inexpensive eyewear, as well as designer frames. Our expe- rienced staff can assist you. Please see Drs. Gilman and Gilman for a complete eye and vision examination. I iii LMAN GILMAN 68 Central Ave. Quincy 283-2206 Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, for- eign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems, Serving No~ Eastern C.,a~ilorr~a Criminal - - - - Business Criminal Defense Bankruptcy Wol~ers ~satio~ Cnrr~nal H~sIory ACOd~t IrwestJg=tJonPersonal Injury Photo a~l Video Survedlance Business & Credit History Interv~ws & Statements Oa~orounds Process Ser~og Asset & Properly Searches Divorce & Child Custody Frank Skrah, Pre-employrnent Derogatory P~bliC FihnOS Retired LAPO Supervisor Business ~ Checked Expert Witness (Law Pre-Sentenong Reports ~km~tT~mt mane~s) of Oetocb,~,s (25 years) "INQUIRE INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE" California State license P.1.14614 N 1928 - February 2, 2001 OF LIFE Saturday - April 7, 2001 2:00 pm Fairgrounds, Quincy CA Tulsa Scott, Pavilion Community Hors d oeuvre Potluck