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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9A Iola at upcoming qui Lauri Pierson has been chosen as the featured quilter at this weekend's quilt show sponsored by Cabin Fever Quilt Guild. Pierson, a Portola resident, began sewing with her mother and made designer jeans and shirts to match. She sewed dressed-up dolls, bunnies and bears to sell for Christmas money. Later she even made her own wedding dress! A large display of Pierson's creations will be available to view this weekend at Father Burns Social Hall, 100 Pine St Portola. The hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Also at the show will be the beautiful "Flannel Flowers" opportunity quilt. Tickets may be purchased this week at Plumas Bank, where the quilt is on display, or at Homestead Fabrics, 141 Nevada St. Visitors to the show can browse through the Country Store, admire this year's Hoffman Challenge quilts and check out the many community service projects the guild supports. A special booth features Train a Dog Save a Warrior. Guild members have made dozens of lap quilts for wounded warriors and small quilts for their service dogs. Samples of quilts, pictures and stories of gratitude will be displayed. Several vendors will also be there selling their wares. Lunch is available for $7 and there will also be snacks in the tea room. There is a $6 entrance donation and all proceeds go to the guild's service projects. For more information call Homestead Fabrics at 832-0446. Anthony Smith holds baby Roxas minutes before his first checkup with Dr. Rachel Hurlburt, far right. Mom Kristina Smith was the first expectant mother to use the hospital's new labor tub. Photo by Debra Moore ulncy morn Debra Moore Staff Writer dmoore@plu masnews.com Kristina Smith gave birth to her third child April 4, but Plumas District Hospital has new equipment for moms-to-be -- a tub to labor in. Ginger Corona, left, Alyssa Cassol and Casey Poole, with Molly Millikin (kneeling in the tub) are four of the hospital's obstetric nurses. Photo submitted use la it was the first time she used a labor tub. "It was phenomenal!" Kristina said during an interview April 8. "I always heard it was the midwife's epideral and it is." Roxas Alexander Smith was born to Kristina and her husband, Anthony, at 1:49 p.m. at Plumas District Hospital. He joins 6-year-old Angelina and brother Frankie, 9. Kristina was the first patient to use the new tub, which was just acquired by the hospital. She estimates that she labored in the tub for four hours and at one time feared that she had stalled the labor process until she was out of the tub for 10 minutes and the pain of the contractions resumed full force. Kristina said she would recommend the tub to all mothers. "It far exceeded my expectations and I was expecting a lot." Obstetrics Manager Ginger Corona said the Aqua Doula labor tub is designed to be used for patients in labor who are looking for options in Wood Flooring Lighting Carpets Blinds Featuring Barcalounger, Sunny Designs, Aspen, Broyhill, and Lane Furniture www.graeaglelightingcompany.com Hours: Open Wed-Sun, 9:30AM - 4PM 7455 Highway 89 P.O. Box 335 Graeagle, Ca 96103 530.836.2383 D AGO LADI JOIN AN EASY-GOING LAUNCM OF TillS YEAR'S THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 20 TODAY! WED APRIL 15TH FIRST SESSION INCLU PLEASE CALL 530-32: natural, non-medicated labor. "Tubs are shown to reduce pain and stress in labor by offering a greater ease of movement and deeper relaxation," Corona said. "The buoyancy from the water promotes more efficient contractions and improved circulation resulting in less pain for the mother." Corona said that the tub is an excellent option for most women and urges them to discuss its use with their physician. In addition to the new equipment, the hospital welcomed two new members to its group of OB nurses -- Angie Dillingham and Molly Millikin. Paxton fire contained A slow burning, 2.5 acre fire in the Feather River Canyon was quickly contained by Plumas National Forest firefighters after starting last Friday afternoon. The human-caused fire was located on the north side of Highway 70, 1/8 mile west of Paxton. There were no structures threatened and the case remains under investigation. Photo by Greg Knight @ Youth Bike Maintenance Workshop & Bike Safety Rodeo Saturday, April 25, 2015 . ll:00am - 3:00pm Old School House - 50 Church St Quincy Is your bicycle tire flat? Learn how to fix it! Learn bicycle safety skills from the CHP! Bring your bike and helmet to this free event. Don't have either? Come anyway! All youth welcome. Questions? Contact Les Hall (530) 283-6086. Bike-able Quincy is a workgroup of 20,000 Lives; our mission is to promote biking for school, commerce, and wellness in ] Plumas County communities by addressing physical mad psychological barriers through a strategic alliance among local [ agencies and community partners. [ evergreen ~HOMETOWN P~~ Hwy 89, Greenville 530-284- 7313 www.evergreenmarket.biz Like us on Facebook t i t i