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. Wedoe y, Juoe 6, 2ool Community News Photos by Victoria Metcalf Caltrans worker Ken Myers, Animal Control officer Mellssa Eieenman and a helper lifted the lid off a heavy drain grate on Lawrence Street last week to rescue five tiny ducklings trapped inside, Two young passersby flagged down California Highway Patrolman Keit Dedek. er to report odd sounds coming from the drainage ditch. She in turn radioed animal control. The Central Plumas Recre- ation and Park District has announced the opening of the registration period for the 2001 Youth Soccer Camp. The youth soccer camp, which will be led by coaches and members of the Chico State soccer teams, is open to boys and girls 7-17 years of age. The camp begins Monday, July 30, and will continue through Friday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., at the Feather River College fields. Fundamental ball handling skills such as dribbling, pass- ing and shooting will be taught, as well as offensive and defensive game strategy, according to Recreation and Park District administrator Jim Boland. Camp partici- pants will be divided into sep- arate training groups based on age, size and skill level. "The youth soccer camp is designed to provide a fun and rewarding experience for youth while they also learn new skills and develop a deeper knowledge of the game," Boland added. Regis- tration for the camp can be made at the district o[Bce lo- cated at 34 Fairground Rd. in Quincy. For more information about the 2001 Youth Soccer Camp, or the Fall Youth Soc- cer League, contact the recre- ation district office at 283-3278. inside the drain pipe were seven ducklings, visible through the metal grate. When the grate was pried up by Caitrans, animal control then relied on a fishing net, while five of the youngsters were herded inside. They were then transferred to a box for safe keeping. In the process, two of the ducklings escaped. And despite a search in the pipe with a flashlight, they couldn't he lo- cated. Vivian Olds, a former Quincy student and resident, is now a teacher in Fernley, Nev. She was recently select- ed to go to Japan on a Ful- bright scholarship. The Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program al- lows Olds to travel through Japan for three weeks to pro- mote greater intercultural understanding between the two nations. Her trip will begin in Tokyo, where she will receive a practical orientation on Japanese life and culture and meet with Japanese govern- ment officials and educators. She will then journey outside of Tokyo to visit schools, cul- tural sites and local industry. Olds' mother, Mac, lives in Quincy, and her sister, Mary Lynn Neer, lives in Indian Valley. Feather River College base- ball is offering a youth base- ball clinic for athletes in kindergarten through grade 12. This clinic runs Monday through Friday, 3:30-8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m., June 11-17. The clinic will start at 8 a.m., Monday, June 11, at the FRC baseball complex. The cost is $10 per stu- dent-enroll your athlete in both clinics for twice the in- struction. For more informa- tion about this and upcoming FRC baseball clinics, contact FRC baseball at 283-0202, ext. 229. aa n -- Take your printing to -- THE PRINT SHOP AT FEATHER PUBLISHING CO. 555 W. MAIN ST., QUINCY, CA CALL OR STOP BY ANY OF OUR CONVENIENTLY LOCATED FEATHER PUBLISHING OFFICES: "where quality printing makes a lasting impression" I B UL: :iLB TIN B.I3 P.O. Box 469 G~ Ca ?,84,7800 13$ Ma~ ~ Ch~t~ 2.58-3115 Westwood PinePress 116 Co~ St., Porl~ia, Ca 832..4d~ P.O. ~x ~, W~hRm~ ~ ~ l Apparently separated from their parents, lings somehow got stuck in the lengths pipes that run beneath Lawrence Street. Animal Shelter for safe keeping, the and Game was contacted. The babies were ferred to Pet Country, where incubators them warm and plenty of duckling food was One plan was to release the ducks at a ranch, whore they could live until they to live on their own. AND NURSERY "Home of the Sodfather" Local family farming since I Premium quality blends most suitable for your area Call for our complete "how to" brochure us toll free with any questions. TOLL FREE (800) 532-6200 RENO, NEVADA www.westernturf.corn Athletic Club 336 Crescent St. Quincy, CA 95971 283-2255 p (sin e)as low as $33 and monthly memberships are