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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 9A,' Gold Discovery Days held Visitors load onto a wagon at the Plumas Eureka State Park Museum bound for Johnsville Historical Society Church. The ride sold out both days of the annual Gold Discovery Days, held at the park, July 18-19. See entire story in Regional Section. Photo by K. Brubaker il Last month 45 children, ages 4 through 13, learned what it means to be a first-responder wildland firefighter and how firefighters perform their jobs at the Summer Program Involving Creative Exploration Camp. SPICE Camp took place on July 21 at Lassen National Forest's Almanor Ranger District in Chester. Forest Service staff shared information on fire safety and protecting the forest from the dangers of fire. They also discussed the importance of the 911 emergency call number and how to stop, drop and roll. Participants were also introduced to Smokey Bear and learned his number one rule: children should never play with matches or lighters. The goals of the program were not only to share fire safety messages, but also to plant the seeds of public service and make youngsters aware of first-responder job opportunities. At the end of the program, one young girl was overheard saying, "I can't wait to grow up to be a firefighter!" Lassen National Forest lies at the "Crossroads of California," where the granite of the Sierra Nevada, the lava of the Cascades and the Modoc Plateau, and the sagebrush of the G eat Basin meet. The forest is managed for recreational access, as well as for timber and firewood for homes, forage for livestock, water, minerals and other natural resources. The mission of the U.S. Forest Service, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is to sustain the health, diversity and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. The agency manages 193 million acres of public land, provides assistance to state and private landowners, and DRIVEWAY MAINTENANCE SLURRY SEALCOATING SSIH OIL HOT CRACK FILLING PATCHING STRIPPING FREE ESTIMATES SERVING ALL OF PLUMA8 COUNTY 29581 HWY 89, CANYON DAM, CA 95923 C-12 CA LIC. #762485 530 - 284 - 1474 Propane Company in Plumas & Sierra Counties! 65 East Sierra Ave, Portola 530-832-1252 Very Competively Priced No delivery fees, statement fees, or hidden costs. "We Live Local, We Shop Local, We Support Local" Electrical & General Construction Over Thirty Years Industry Experience Commercial, Residential & Agricultural New Construction, Additions & Renovations Contract & Service Work Construction Management & Inspections Licensed, Insured & Bondable Serving Plumas County Local References Available Michael Scott, Owner (530) 258-9327 or cmginc9327@gmail.com CA License 965948 - A, B & C-10 maintains the largest forestry research organization in the world. Public lands the Forest Service manages contribute more than $13 billion to the economy each year through visitor spending alone. Those same lands provide 20 percent of the nation's clean water supply, a value estimated at $7.2 billion annually. The agency has either a direct or indirect role in stewardship of about 80 percent of the 850 million forested acres within the U.S., of which 100 million acres are urban forests. For more information, call 257-2151 or visit fs.usda.gov/lassen. Christina Roesger pitches for the VooDoo Dolls women's softball team during their 11-7 win over the Sweet Heat team from Quincy last week. The Dolls finished the season in the lead among four teamsi including Sweet Heat, Rusty's and the Dirt Diamonds. Photo by Greg Knight Driveway Slurry Sealing Hot Malted Crack Filling Small Patch Work .................... ..... Free Estimate (530) 532-1470 Ilorvlng Plumas County since 1993 Lewis P. Beck Jr. LIc. #669409 Summer 2015 jay 5m - vta BBQ Menu gg Live Musi on tile Lau "Local, Fresh Ddicious" 530-836-1619 190 Bortta Street, Bfairsffen ! J ENGINEERING Serving the Community for over 36 years Septic Systems Paving Sealing Grading ADA Compliance Experts CONCRETE AND PAVING STONES UNDERGROUND - REMODELING I all paving, sealing and ADA Compliance No Job Too Small P,O, Box 1333, CA "96122 General Engineering Contractor #491748 THIRSTY THURSDAY of 4 rven3 Thurscla9, JUl l throu August l~ring this acl anal receive 50% offANY bottle oF wine with the purchase of Z entree items. Coupon must presented when ordering. Valid Jul9 - August zol ;. AUG 6-9 PM ...... Wed., Aug. 19, 5-8 PM