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lU/, Vvednesday, April 9, 2014 reauler River mulleun Number one The winners of the 12 years old and under Plumas Volleyball Club, coached by Feather River College volleyball players, proudly display their No. 1 status after winning their first tournament, undefeated on March 29, in Red Bluff. The team plays in the North State AAU Tournament Series. Back row from left: Marl Thomas (coach), Katharine Dolan, Emma Thompson, Rachel Abramson, Annie Froggatt, Chyanne Morrison, Lillian White and Nina Holmes (coach). Front row from left: Olivia Dingel, Makenna Crosby, Lexie Baumgartner and Emmary Wingfield. Photo submitted Stewardship recognizecl nationally Carolyn Shipp Staff Writer ccshipp@plumasnews.com The effort of the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship has been recognized nationally and the trail development group's youth program is now officially an award-winning program. The California Trails and Greenways Conference Foundation honored the Storrie Student Trail Program with a Merit Award for Kids and Trails at the foundation's conference in Palm Springs on April 9. Stewardship Executive Director Grog Williams received the award on behalf of the stewardship. "It's just a huge confirmation to us that we are doing something right," said Stewardship Trail Programs Director Tara Stone. According to the foundation's criteria, the award honors an agency or individual "that established an innovative program ... specifically designed to engage children and youth in outdoor experiences using trails." The Storrie Student Trail Program exemplifies the criteria. The program offers high school students an opportunity to restore the trails that were affected by 2000 Storrie Fire. According to Stone, the students spend six weeks in the wilderness repairing the trails. They receive medical certifications, outdoor survival and trail construction experience, and tool and machinery certifications. Often, they are hired by the stewardship after they have finished their tenure with the project. According to Stone, with the effective leadership of the three crew leaders, Cody Clayton, Morgan Koons and Mandy Beatty, and the collaboration with the Plumas National Forest, the program is flourishing, and more students are vying for the chance to participate. "This program is something that has evolved out of our growing sense of community," Stone wrote in a blog on the stewardship's website. "It ties our desire to see better, more carefully built and planned trails in with our goal of hiring and training a local workforce." For more.informati0n on , the program or how to apply, visit sierratrails.org. PUBLIC NOTICES Inspection project Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative will be conducting inspections of its facilities throughout 2014. Specific vegetation man- agement projects planned within the tim- bered portions of its service area include but are not limited to, Chandler Road, the Cromberg area, Spring Garden area, Graeagle, and Calpine. We will also be inspecting for trees and other vegetation in proximity to the power lines as required by the California Public Resource Code Section 4293. Trees that come in contact with power lines are a major cause of outages on our system. PSREC strives to strike a healthy balance between our appreciation for trees and our obligation to provide safe, reliable electric service. Through our tree trimming program, we redirect tree growth away from power lines and remove any damaged or diseased trees so we can limit potential damage to the power lines which could be caused by extreme weather conditions. If a tree grows too fast or if its proximity to power lines is a threat to our electric system, our experts will trim the growth away from our equipment. Our vegetation management is conducted following best management prac- tices defined in ANSI A300 Part 7 (ANSI 2012) and the ISA companion publication to the ANSI A300 Standards (ISA 2007). Currently PSREC is doing a comprehensive mapping/inspection project that encompass- es the entire service area. These inspec- tions are part of our ongoing work to provide our members with safe, reliable electric ser- vice. We will be inspecting electrical equip- ment as required by California General Orders 95 and 128 and determining the location and condition of our infrastructure. PSREC personnel require access to all of its facilities including meters. PSREC employ- ees will have company ID with them. Published FRB, PR Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 20141 Ordinance adopted ORDINANCE NO. 14-1094 AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNTY OF PLUMAS, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, ADDING ARTICLE 13, TO CHAPTER 4 OF TITLE 2 OF THE PLUMAS COUNTY CODE RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER: The Board o} Supervisors of the County of Plumas, State of California, ordains as fol- lows: SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors finds as follows: a. Section 270 of the Welfare and Institutions Code establishes the office of probation officer in each county of the State of California (the "juvenile probation officer"). Section 1203.5 of the Penal Code creates the office of adult probation officer and pro- vides that the probation officer appointed in accordance with Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 200) of Division 2 of Part I of the Welfare and Institutions Code shall be the ex officio adult probation officer. ., b. Prior to the adoption of this Ordinance, the juvenile probation officer of the County of Plumas has been appointed by the judge of the juvenile court for the County of Plumas. c. The County of Plumas has established a merit system governing the methods of appointment and tenure of office of proba- tion officers, assistant probation officers, and other employees of the Plumas County Probation Department as is evidenced by Section 2-5.101 of the Plumas County Code and the Classification Plan, Salary Plan, and Personnel Rules of Plumas County enacted in accordance with that section. As a result of the establishment of such a merit system, the appointment and tenure of Plumas County probation officers is now the duty and responsibility of the Board of Supervisors rather than the judge of the juvenile court. SECTION 2. Article 13 is added to Chapter 4 of Title 2 of the Plumas County Code to read as follows: Article 13. Chief Probation Officer Section 2-4.1301 Chief Probation Officer. Pursuant to the provisions of Welfare and Institutions Code section 271, the position of Chief Probation Officer is deemed a County officer who shall be appointed by the Board. Pursuant to Penal Code section 1203.5, the Chief Probation Officer shall be the ex officio adult probation officer. SECTION 3. Effective and Operative Dates; Publication; Codification. This ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its date of final adoption. It shall be published in the Feather River Bulletin, a newspaper of general circulation in Plumas County, within fifteen (15) days of final adoption. Section 2 of this ordinance shall be codified; the remainder shall be uncodified. Introduced at a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors on the 18th day of March 2014, and passed and adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Plumas, State of California, on the 1st day of April 2014, by the following vote: AYES: Supervisors: THRALL, GOSS, SIMP- SON, KENNEDY, SWOFFORD NOES: Supervisors: NONE ABSENT: Supervisors: NONE Signed: Jon Kennedy, Chairperson, Board of Supervisors. Attest: Nancy L. DaForno, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. Published FRB April 9, 2014 Upward Bound tours University of Nevada Rend Audrey Peters Director TRiO Upward Bound Fourteen Upward Bound students seized the opportunity to explore the University Of Nevada Reno (UNR) and the Nevada Museum of Art on Saturday, March 15. This field trip was part of the many opportunities Upward Bound offers students to help them explore college options and expand their cultural experiences. Students were shown around th UNR campus by Bryon Hutchins, a Quincy High School graduate currently studying engineering at UNR. Bryn answered many questions about the university in. general and shared his experience as an engineering student at UNR coming from Plumas County. Students also participated in a docent-led tour of the Nevada Museum of Art where they got to see original works by Marurice Sendak, author, artist and illustrator of the well-known children's book, "Where the Wild Things Are." They also viewed iconic landscape paintings by Tahoe artist Phyllis Shafer, and American realist paintings by Patricia Chidlaw. Upward Bound students not only get to go on college and cultural field trips, but also attend weekly lunch meetings at their high schools where they learn about everything having to do with college preparation. During a recent Upward Bound lunch meeting, students explored community college and university catalogs to get a feel for classes students take in different majors, the requirements of a college degree and articulation between community colleges and four-year universities. Upward Bound students gather in front of outdoor works of art. at the Nevada Museum of Art during their tour of University of Nevada and surrounding environs. Upward Bound students hale from Chester, Greenville, Quincy and Portola communities. Photos submitted Upward Bound students pose in the Maurice Sandek "Where the Wild Things Are" exhibit at the Nevada Museum of Art. Upward Bound students also participate in weekly after-school tutoring and homework help, and a once-a-month Saturday academy at Feather River College in an attempt to increase their college readiness. Topics of upcoming academies include financial aid and the scholarship search in April and SAT/ACT and STAR test preparation in May. For further information about Upward Bound or to download an application for your student to join, please visit frc.edu/upwardbound. Chester High Upward Bound students Michelle Branch, left, and Haylee Potter stand amidst Maurice Sandek's original artwork from the well-known children's book "Where the Wild Things Are." Plumas Auto Diagnostics Cory Schwartz/ASE Certifie00 283-2868 2140 E. Main St., Quincy (inside Shadetree Auto) 107 Leonard Ave. Quincy 283-4015 Paul Mundorff ~ Owner O Sales, Coming Soon: Shuttle Service to: Mt. Huff Claremont South Trails "Call for ;" Details" Service and Repair 00de, n CA. 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TELLTALE SIGNS Following are some signs to h)ok for in identifying a ilotential drug lab: --Unusual, strong odors (as of cat urine, ether, ammonia, acetone or other chemicals). --Renters who pay their landlords in cash. (Most drug dealers trade exclusively in cash). --Lots of traffic -- people coming and going at unusual times. There may be little traffic during the day, but a dramatic increase at night. --Excessive trash, including large quantities of items such as antifreeze containers, lantern fuel cans, red chemically stained coffee filters, drain cleaner and duct tape. --Unusual number of glass containers being brought 'into the home. --Windows blacked out or covered by aluminum foil. plywood, sheets, blankets, etc. --Secretive or protective equipment surrounding the residence like video cameras, alarm systems, guard dogs, reinforced doors and electrified fencing. --People exiting the structure to smoke. --Little or no mail or furniture, visible trash, and no newspaper delivery. CALL THE SHERIFF Drug labs are hazardous to the community. They contaminate the environment and watershed and pose health hazards, not to mention the collateral damage to families and children associated with manufacturing methamphetamine. The sheriff's department encourages anyone who suspects there is a drug lab nearby to call the detective unit at 283-6363. dramaworks 14 Crescent St, Quincy 283-1956 INTERMOUNTAIN ADVANCED CLINICAL DENTISTRY Michael Herndon, DOS Emily Luscri, DOS 431 W Main Sl., Quincy, 283-1119  Gregory Sawyer, DDS Family Dentistry & Orthodontics No more "Metal Mouth" Certified Invisalign provider 283-2811 pin 101 Trilogy Lane Quincy, CA 95971 Horton Tire Center 116 E. Main St. Quincy 283 -1450 ALL AMERICAN MINI STORAGE 160 Lawrence St., Quincy [  283.3515 [ QUINCY MINI STORAGE I 1972 Lee Rd., (behind SavMor) Quincy / 283-3515 This message is brought to you by these community-minded businesses. 1;