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~ess~ve Record Re~oqer uiiet~n Wednesday/konl 25 2001 P%to ~ P~Ky 5aoes Workers load trout into buckets. At least 1,500 fish were saved when they Pine Creek to Eagle Lake by helicopter. trout eggs are at a hatch- dreds of trophy back in Eagle to the usual work Department of and extraordi- by California Forestry and said crews Lake Hatchery ey Collected the Eagle Lake rain- during a hur- Operation at the Trap in late this month. ed from the eggs Eagle Lake with trout for state waters. had the annual Procedure ended, fishery biologist PPell, than Pine b began falling, to strand hun- Lake rainbow entered the lower Stream. Was still loaded and the surface rapidly,' drying up right he said. and measur- ,100 late arriving at the trap and back to the lake, found itself by the number in a creek fast next day, Chappell said. Chappell said workers braved icy conditions to carD' out the rescue work. He said a combination of the stream's 40-degree temperature and the "prop wash" from the heli- copter caused some person- nel's clothing to freeze. "I've never been so cold in my life," he said. But, the cold took a back seat to CDF's response, accord- ing to Chappell. "If it hadn't been for the heroic efforts of that chopper pilot, his crew and the conser- vation workers, we would have lost at least 1.500 trophy trout," he said. As it was, at least 50 Eagle Lake rainbow that the agen- cies wouldn't reach died in iso- lated pools of water life in rugged areas of Pine Creek, the DFG said. The lower por- tion of the creek, fed by sub- par precipitation this year, was dry two days after the fish rescue Packed wil in 322L Trimmer 22cc Engine Only 8.4 Pounds7 Lifetime Shaft & ignition Warranty Reg. Price $329 ~ Albright made and before they were on the a conservation to help Valuable trout," hours of twilight 5, the CDF air- with a fire fight- Reg. Price $389 ~ 350-20" Chainsaw 3.0, 50cc Engine Packed with Features! # Lifetime Ignition Warranty Includes a Carry Case! moved more trout from Pine e center of Eagle )rid CDF crew and nnel USing back. devices rescued 700 trout the SUSANVILLE QUINC Y RUSTY DIAMOND WARREN'S SAW SHOP 507 BELL LANE 100 NORTH FAIRFIELD (530 283-2226 (530) 257-6232 GOLF GOOD FOR 1-4 P YERS AT TLMNT OF MON1)Ay ONLy 00 ~r player includes cart) GOOD THROUGH MAy 17, 2001 GRAND OPENING ALSO APmL 26TH { The Portola Tiger Varsity W .................................... softball team traveled to .............. -;2 ......... Chester, April 9, and came away with an impressive 8-0 " ~J~ ~/~ ................. ..... victory over last year's : Feather River League champs, the Chester Volcanoes. Playing sometimes through blowing snow and chilly ........... winds, the Lady Tigers played one of their best games of the .- season. Rebecca Rhode tossed her second shutout in a row, limiting the Lady Volcanoes to three hits, while fanning five and walking none. Rhode also hit two doubles, scored three runs and one RBI. Portola scored two runs in the first as Rhode reached on a fielder's choice and scored on a booming RBI triple by clean-up hitter Adrien Stetson. Samantha Schwartz .. followed with an RBI single - scoring Stetson. The stingy Lady Tiger defense kept Chester from reaching past second base throughout the contest. The Lady Volcanoes managed just one hit in the third, fourth and fifth innings. In the top of the sixth, Portola exploded for five runs. Dusty Clover reached on a walk and Jackie Leal followed :.:with a single. Rhode doubled into the right-field gap scoring ..... """ " Clover. Jennifer Kehoe fol- .... "; lowed with an RBI single. With the bases loaded, Samantha Schwartz was hit by " a pitch, scoring Rhode. Triana Luce followed with a bases-loaded walk, scoring Kehoe. Nicole Carpenetti ,~ rounded out the scoring out- burst with a sacrifice and RBI. The Lady Tigers improged to four wins against one loss m Feather River League ,.,. play-the single loss coming to - Loyalton. Portola's rematch .......with the Lady Grizzlies was : postponed last week due to Jessica Gearhardt tries to stifle a smile as she takes her snow and the turn at bat. Portola defeated Chester, the defending bound-to-be-exciting contest league champions, 8-0. has been rescheduled to after spring break in Portola. 5" ?? ; ; 2001 CADILLAC DEVILLE DTS MSRP CEASAR'S DISCOUNT GM OWNER LOYALTY REBATE" GOLD RUSH SALE PRICE $53,092 -5,097 -2.000 $45,995 While diamond sunroof safety/securily package, 6 disc ' hone 17' chrom v, hccb, changer, hands free cellular pl ...,~,.,,,: and much much more... Stock//11)32o, ** Call for details ;ILVERADO 1500 4WD EXT CAB 4DR. MSRP SZ/,O2k GOLD RUSH SALE PRICE $23,960 Summit white, Vortec 4800.. V8 engine, Off-road skid package, trailer package. St(~'k #227902. See Fun Doing Business The _ Way Can Be At Your Hometown GM SuF tore! I Re, bate Ph ce /uxlF e'z'" 48 1 I CUSTOM SEDAN,4DR. 94 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LTD SPORT UTEIIY, 4 DR. STOCKEI0920 EASA # f vlc : I1-1 Illa~ 110 Ilmmq Prices plus tax. k(;:lmse. S45 do