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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, July 7, 2010 3A Anniversary celebration Feather River Coordinated Resource Management group hosted its 25th anniversary celebration June 11-12 in Red Clover Valley. More than 75 people enjoyed the tour and barbecue, including some of the founding fathers of the organization. Another 50 people participated in the nature walks Saturday. The Goodwin family shared the extensive restoration work done on its property over the last 25 years. Some of the original partner representatives attended the anniversary celebra- tion, returning to see their first project implemented in 1985 on Red Clover Creek. From left: Donna Lindquist (former PG&E research scientist), Dan Kaffer (former Natural Resources Conservation Service district conservationist, then known as the Soil Conservation Service) and Bill Daily (former SCS civil engineering technician). FRCRM hosts tours of watershed restoration projects twice a year in the spring and fall, and has volunteer opportunities to assist with restoration work and monitoring. For more information about tours or volunteer opportunities, contact Gin Martynn at 283-3878. Photo courtesy Feather River Coordinated Resource Management Bear), curious Nimble bears help them- selves at a home on Dog- wood Court in East Quincy. Like many neighborhoods in the area, this one borders National Forest land. That proximity encourages such excursions. The California Department of Fish and Game cautions homeowners to avoid confrontations with wild animals such as bear by limiting their access to food and garbage. For more de- tailed precautions, visit dfg.ca.gov/keepmewild/bear .html. Photos by Vreni Welser I "I can now lift things Yummy Breakfast [ ana sit properly with ]  Sandwiches I no pain." I Y Croissants: with ham, [ Joe Hoffman ] cheese, with or without egg i English muffins: w/sausage, I PL I cheese, with or without egg I P I. SICAIL THERAPY] I.,,:_.x..'. Kory Felker, MPT I PaPa's DoNut House ,fi.gR.Olll ](k}j'} 78 Central Ave', Quincy / 1690 E. Main St., Quincy ,,,,.,,u, ,,.,,., .- - .,. x 1, 283-2202 J CRAPTS LIVE MU SIC LOCALLY GFL(DWN Question.9 Call 530-c2c20--4009 Food Stamps can now be spent at the QUINCY FARMERS' MARKET. It's eastj: Visit the Market EI3T Booth Get tjour tokens Shop the Market! I heck : ..... II /0 0 0 \\;o r ul 0 W I=- Ranch to host cars Cromberg's Fripp Ranch will host a classic car show July 9 - 11 that includes live music, horse- shoes, poker runs and walks, and much more. The ranch dates back to the late 1800s with ties to Portola's railroad history. For information, con- tact Steve Maitland at (775) 345-6088. 25% off! Sunglass Sale All Summer long! 283-2020 Visit my website at: gfoptometry.com IFRIDEN OPTOMETRY -, - c. Jonathan Friden, O.D. Joshua Baer, O.D. Formerly Drs. Gilman & Gilman 68 Central Ave. * Quincy * 283-2020 Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign 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. Paid Political Advertisement CAP THE TAX \\; DIRECT QUOTES / Our Mission: Limitation of the Property Tax Levy for the Hospital Bond to $50 per $I00,000 of Assessed Value THESE NEWSPAPER COLUMNS CAME FROM THE FEATHER RIVER BULLETIN AND APPEARED IN THE OCTOBER 14, 2009 ISSUE. THESE ARE DIRECT QUOTES. RICHARD HATHAWAY IS THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND JOHN NADONE IS THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER OF PLUMAS DISTRICT HOSPITAL. CHUCK LEONHARDT IS THE PLUMAS COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR. Flr'lher, Nadolm said the d isirict had ah'eady pushed the sale of the second set of bollds back to February, and it COIll(t conceivably push the sale to a "March...April time t'Fl}lllt." lie evell, hesihmtly, said the district could "give the molley ba,t:k." According to Hathaway, "between now and next spring, we have the opportu- nity to stop (the project) at any time," tte also admitted to a discussion with Nadone in which they both voiced a "fear (not only for) the next two to three years. It's man. aging the hospital after it's done, making sure that the business continues to thrive. When a piece of equipment breaks, that we can take care of it, and that we haven't done something that's going to jeopardize the future of the hospital." The unexpected higher tax rate has taxpayers feeling btindsided. Since there are so many variables ir)volved in determinh,g just what their tax bill will be during the ;-10 years it will lah e to repay these bonds, they're asking just what is the .'.rue upper limit they can exlct to pay. "We have .o idea," said Nadone. Asked what many tax, payers are asking-..-"Where's the ceil ing?"--Leonha r dt replied, "I don't have an answer to thai. I'd like to know." DOYOU SEE WHY THE VOTERS OF THIS COMMUNITY SHOULD BE CONCERNED AS TO THE DIRECTION THE HOSPITAL BOARD IS TAKING US? A NEW BUILDING DOES NOT GUARANTEE A HOSPITAL'S SUCCESS; IT DOES GUARANTEE UNLIMITED TAXES. Vote on "Measure B" You may contribute to your campaign fund by writing a check to: 50/I00K Group P.O. Box 21 Meadow Valley, CA 95956 We are all in support o.f our Hospital We DO NOT support Unlimited Taxation Paid for by the 50/100K Group