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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 5B Laura Beaton Staff Writer Ibeaton@plumasnews.com The 18th annual rideathon fundraiser for Horses Unlimit- ed Incorporated (HUI) occurs Aug. 25 in Sloat. All riders must wear helmets and boots. HUI, based in Cromberg, is part of the Professional Asso- ciation of Therapeutic Horse- manship International (PATH Intl.). The nonprofit group's goal is "Ensuring excellence and changing lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies." In 1969 the program was formed as the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association to promote equine-assisted activities and therapies for individuals with special needs. Locally, clients learn horse skills such as grooming, sad- dling, bridling and riding. They also learn about letters, colors, patterns, sequencing and other life skills. Students range in age from preschool to adulthood. Some participants have been in the program since its inception 19 years ago. HUI is currently a mobile operation, operating out of the Plumas-Sierra County Fair- grounds. Clients come from Sierra Valley, Loyalton and Lake Almanor, but the majori- ty of participants reside in Horses Unlimited's annual fundraise, Aug. 25 in Sloat, raises much needed funds for its therapeutic horsemanship program. Photo submitted. Portola, Quincy and successful plug-and-pond reduced rates. Greenville. restoration project. A barbecue lunch will be Therideathon fundraiser be- Riders must get pledges served at the Sloat Town Hall gins at 9 a.ni. Aug. 25 at Marie from sponsors and pay a $25 after the ride. Anderson's arena in Sloat. Up entry fee. Money raised will be To register for the ride, to to 30 riders will trail ride from used for the HUI sponsorship sponsor a rider or make a do- Long Valley to Long Valleyprogram and will allow nation, call Lauren Sternberg Ranch, along the creek past a clients to take classes atat836-2795. LAW, from page 3B public intoxication. Thursday, Aug. 16 Planes: Near Cromberg, a caller requested information be placed on file that Navy planes were flying too low. The caller said the planes were flying extremely low and causing her horses to panic. CHP REPORT Fatigue, Aug. 14 This collision occurred on Highway 7%approximately .4 mile we~of Portola. At 3:41 p.m Lucille Buchholtz, 79, of Blairsden, was travel- ing westbound on the high- way in her 2003Ford Taurus at a stated .speed of between 45 - 50 mph. Due to fatigue, according to the CHP report, Buchholtz fell asleep and her Ford traveled off the road and onto the dirt shoul- der north of the highway. Buchholtz continued to travel in the dirt until she awoke. She then turned her vehicle back to the left and re-entered the westbound traffic lane. Buchholtz turned back to the right and, in doing so, over-corrected and her vehicle began to slide across the westbound lane. The Ford struck a met- al marker and traveled down an embankment where it overturned one time. Buchholtz was wearing her seat belt at the time of the collision and no injuries were reported. Asleep, Aug. 15 At approximately 1:55 p.m, David Garfield, 35, of Reno, was traveling north on Highway 395, in his 2009 Nissan Altima sedan. Ac- cording to the CHP report, Garfield stated that he fell asleep at the wheel, until he was awakened by his vehi- cle colliding into the back of a red 1995 Toyota 4Runner driven by Diane Gustafson, 64, of Susanville. Neither drivers was hurt; however, a passenger in the Toyota complained of neck and shoulder pain. Rear collision, Aug. 17 At 2:25 p.m Kelsey Scheckla, 20, of Loyalton, was driving a 2002 Ford Ex- plorer northbound on High- way 89 at a speed of less than 10 m.p.h, approaching Highway 49. Alan Artz, 57, of Reno, was driving his 2007 Toyota FJ pulling a 2011 Rockwood camp trailer directly in front of Scheckla. According to the CHP re- port, both vehicles were leaving a construction zone in heavier-than-normal traf- fic for the area. Scheckla looked down to adjust the air conditioning of her vehi- curved to the right while a declining dirt roadway traveling southbound, with loose gravel/rocks. Ac- According to the CHP re- cording to the CHP report, port, the driver was travel- due to the conditions of the ing at an unsafe speed for roadway, Rubio was driving the dirt roadway and curve. at a speed greater than was Due to the vehicle's speed, the driver lost control and reasonable. As a result, he swerved the vehicle to the was couldn't slow or stop right. The evasive turning the vehicle, which began movement caused the Toy- traveling out of control to ota to roll over one time, the left/east of the roadway. landing on itg wheels. The Ford continued to Due to the driver not be- travel out of control to the ing restrained with the east edge of the roadway un- proper safety equipment, he til the front end of the vehi- was ejected into the road- cle struck a 2-inch tree bor- way as the vehicle was rolling over. dering the east edge of the The vehicle continued roadway. After the collision, across the roadway, and the the Ford came to rest within right passenger door collid- the roadway facing a south- ed with a tree. The Toyota easterly direction and came to rest on its wheels, against the tree. facing in a northerly direc- The airbags on the vehicle tion, against the tree. After the collision, the dri- deployed. Both occupants ver contacted his uncle who then exited the vehicle, transported him to Plumas where the passenger later District Hospital in Quincy walked down the roadway for minor injuries, for better cellular service to call for help. CttP later re- Out of control, Aug. 19 sponded to the scene to in- Gustavo Rubio, 26, of Lin- vestigate the collision. Ru- coln, was driving a 2010 cle When she collided with Ford Edge, traveling south- bio and his passenger had ,been wearing their seat the rear of Artz vehicle, bound on Mt. Hough Road, ' " " Both vehicles sustained at 35 mph, north of Quincybelts. They complained of minor damage as a result of Junction Road, at 9:50 a.m. minor pain, and said they the collision and no injuries The condition of the road-would seek their own med-. were reported as a result of way at the time consisted of icalaid. - the collision. Rollover, Aug. 17 Are you new to tile area At 4:30 p.m a 17-year-old juvenile was driving a 2000 and looking for resources? IIA Toyota Tacoma on Mt. Call the Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line Hough Road southbound at 1-877-332-2754 or 283-4333 north of Quincy Junction Road at approximately 30 - for information and possible referrals. 35 mph. The conditions pre- sent at the time of the colli- Crisis Line Resource sion consisted of a dirt and 283-4333 Center gravel roadway, which was 1-877-332-2754 or 283-5515 A program of Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center J BUSINESS EQUIPMENT Sales Service Supplies ,-i~! i Two Local Technicians Copiers & Fax Machines Laser Printers New or Remanufactured 1888) 447-2679 (530) 284-1112 Fax: (530) 284-1102 101 Pine St Greenville Serving Plumas, Lassen, Sierra & Modoc Counties m~ all in-stock BBQ accessories Tools Rubs Sauces OLD COIN COLLECTIONS Pre-1965 Silver Coins, Proof Sets, Old Currency, Pre-1936 Silver Dollars, 10k-24k Gold, All Gold Coins FREE APPRAISALS CASH PAID We come' to you Over 20 years in coin business References available Donors support park with 'passion for lassen' Nearly $50,000 in vaca- Rodrigue silkscreen print tion packages, art, wine ('Blue Dog'), four tickets to and even a golden retriev- a Giants/Padres game, a er puppy have been donut- private airplane flight to ed to the Lassen Park Carmel for golf and lunch Foundation's auction, "A for four, a three-night stay Passion for Lassen," set for in a deluxe cabin for six at Saturday, Aug. 25, at Elk Meadow in Redwood Lassen Volcanic National National Park, a day trip Park's southwest visitor for four with lunch at An- center near Mineral.' gel Island State Park, VIP "Some are items you Cline Cellar tour and wine rarely see donated because tasting in Sonoma, two they're in such high de- nights at the Wuksachi mand, like two nights at Lodge in Sequoia National The Ahwahnee in Park and a two-night stay Yosemite, three nights at at Big Basin Redwoods Drakesbad Guest Ranch in State Park." Lassen Volcanic, a guided A $75 admission to the duck hunting trip, a four- Aug. 25 event (starting at 4 night stay at a luxurious p.m.) includes a barbecue vacation home at Sun Riv- dinner catered by Robbie er, two nights at Carvallo Clearie of Clearie's in Red- Point Lodge at Golden Gate ding, live music and access National Recreation Area to silent and live auction and accommodations in items available for public San Francisco, Portland bid. To reserve admission and Mammoth Lakes," to the event, visit lassen- said Martha McCoy, execu- parkfoundation.org or call tive director of the founda- 524-5358. Folks can also bid tion. for silent auction items 0n- "At this point, we've re- line at biddingfor- ceived almost 180 items good.com/lassenparkfndtn and they keep coming in," /auction. Several of the McCoy added. "We've got highest value items will so many items that a lot of only be auctioned at the people are going to walk event. away with incredible deals The Lassen Park Foun- on vacations and Christ- dation is a 501(c)(3) non- mas gifts." profit organization that The auction is open to provides philanthropic the public and benefits pro- support to preserve and in- grams in Lassen Volcanic terpret the natural and cul- National Park that provide tural resources of Lassen camping experiences for Volcanic National Park disadvantaged children, re- and its environs, for pre- habilitation of the Lassen sent and future genera- Peak Trail, and improved tions. Areas of focus in- historical and geological clude youth programs, en- information for park hanced interpretive and visitors, educational activities, trail "We're just blown away restoration, wildlife re- by what we've received, in- search and cultural re- cluding a signed George source development. PLUMAS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SURPLUS AUCTION I Sat Aug. 25, 2012 13 North Mill Creek Road, Quincy, CA Public Viewing & Silent Auction 9- I 0am Auction Awards immediately following A list of auction items is posted on the Plumas Unified School District Website at www.pcoe.k 12,ca.us Items purchased must be picked up by 12 noon on Aug. 25th All items sold as is. Come for the refreshments (root beer floats!) Stay for all the great in-store specials for Back-to-School Thursday, Aug. 23rd 5 - 8pro Quicksilver DC Shoes Billabong NorCal O'Neill Metal Mulisha Nike 6.0 MAIN STREET STYLES 515 W. Main St Quincy 530.283.0940 Mon.-Fri.: 10am-6pm Sat.: 10am-4pm Sun.: Closed facebook.com/mainstreetstylz onewee ony u 2 820 I@ I s I Call 530-589-3585 leave message :~ :: li~{:~ ,~i~: - :: 2019 East Main St,Quincy : or 530-370-0101 for appointment Open Tues Fn : I ~ . 9:30am-5:30pm I i I 283-Z Z ) Sat 10am-4pm I . . ~at" ~:y" Closea q, n ~, M"~n I www.quincyhotspot .com ~ m