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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, July21, 2010 9A I! M. Kate West near 229 Lake Almanor West due to the severe winds and Chester Editor Dr. were either swamped and another dock split in half," sunk or pushed onto the shore Womack said. by the driving wind and rain. Two boats tossed up on the It was a wild and wooly Kuznik was not aware of shoreline of Kokanee Trail. time in the West when the ele- any emergency service agen- "We had to use an all-terrain ments collided in the skies cies called by her neighbors, forklift to lift those boats; above Lake Almanor, July 9. "We all took it under our own they were literally tossed up According to Lake Almanorhands and worked to save the on dry ground by waves," he West resident Kathy KuznNk, boats," Kuznik said. said. the first hints of the storm be- She said one neighbor had a The two boats, a ski boat gan around 5 p.m. winch on his truck and worked and a pontoon boat, were tied "My family and I were outto pull the boats to shore, to a dock. The wind and wave on our boat when the storm She said the barge from A1- action ripped the securing first began. The skies had be- manor Dock Supply respond- cleats out of the dock. gun to darken over Mt. edSaturday, Julyl0, Asked if he responded to Lassen and while I don't mind Her son-in-law, Jerome any other boat or dock dam- a bit of rain, I didn't want to Bond, captured the photos of age on Lake Almanor Wom- be out on the water once the the lake and boat damage,ack said, "A lot of the West lightning started," she said. taken July 9 - 10. Shore received no damage, Kuznik said by about 7 Brett Womack, owner of A1- everything fronting the north- p.m., the storm had gathered manor Dock Supply, offered east, the direction of the in force, further confirmation about storm, received damage." "It was just getting worse the extent of havoc created by The storm line appeared to and worse and it was scary, the July 9 storm, be contained within the geo- The wind was pushing every- "We responded to help with graphic boundaries of Koka- thing to the shore." both docks and boats. On one nee Trail to 327 Lake Almanor She said about eight boats dock the anchor chains broke West. ...................... : ~: ........ A fierce squall whipped up waves and wind to drive West Shore boats and docks ashore. In what can only be called the "calm after the storm," residents on Lake Almanor's West Shore (upper and lower right) v~orked in teams to reclaim boats damaged by the July 9 storm. Ph oto's submitted Pavers Retaining Walls Manure Bark Trucking Deco Rock 2 Sand Flagstone Utility Rock For your bulk landscaping needs - 1050 Hwy We Deliver 36, Chester - near the diversion canal 258-7754 or 258-7714 Me,. #691840 [I]~"[AVJJrI[e]#D r~'t~(lld) r~: ~$llnn I e Dr. Grosse will provide you with safe & effective treatment so you can load up your woodshed. Put aches & pains behind you with quality chiropractic care. QUINCY CHIROPRACTIC Stephen P. Grosse, D.C. 2254 E. Main St., Quincy 283-5666 231 (above Plumas County Hours: Tues., Wed. & Thurs. 8am - 4pm Fast turnaround Pay when you pick-up Main St., Suite 205 the post office) Quincy Come out and support the Feather River Youth Football League Car Wa~ Sat., July 24 10am - 2pm at Plumas Motor Supply 85 W. Main Street. Quincy Donations greatly appreciated! Solid surface custom counters and custom cabinets. You'll love their beauty and affordability. Serving Plumas & Lassen counties 530-533-6310 Lic. #648501 * Residential Commercial t