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4A Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 Feather River Bulletin SCHOOLS, from page 1A said she is "feeling encouraged" about the final candidates and the board may extend an offer at its Sept. 10 regular meeting, if not sooner. Initially, board members set an Oct. 5 target date to have the vacancy filled. "Our guys are really busy and they're working as hard as they can." Ken Pierson PUSD Director of Transportation, Maintenance and Operations First responders stabilize a stabbing victim was later identified as 23-year-old Sheldon of homicide. Photo by Mark Mantle Saturday, Aug. 22, before he was flown to Enloe Medical Center in Chico. The victim Nicholas Steward of Oakland who was subsequently arrested Sunday on one charge CRIME, from page 1A a local Ham radio operator Campground, former Plumas from Woodland. and member of the PlumasCounty Undersheriff Tom Amanda Hanson from Amateur Radio Club "PARC" Mareina grabbed a bucket Winters, who heard about a slash mark across his -- called for help on his Ham and ran five minutes south to the stabbing victim, ran to throat, Mantle said he was radio, the fire. Sandy Point to tell the camp talking a little. He spoke with Kathy Mareina said he saw a host to call for emergency Mantle wasn't the only one Cotter in Quincy who passed male lying "right next to the medical help. who saw the smoke and f e. the information to a 911fire" and told him he needed Campers and camp hosts Stockton resident and emergency operator and to move away from the fought the fire by hand and long-time Bucks Lake Bucks Lake Volunteer Fire flames, with a shovel or bucket until camper Linda Hughes woke Department, Meadow Valley According to Mareina, the the fire personnel arrived. up early -- she said Fire and the U.S. Forestman said that he had been This story will be updated approximately 6 a.m. -- to Service were called out.stabbed and started the fire as more information becomes make a campfire when she Brian Hughes then drove a to draw attention and bring available. Please visit spotted flames south of her little less than a mile south to help. for updates. Mill Creek campsite. Sandy Point Day Use Area to Other campers who Hughes said she yelled, wake up the hosts, Sherry arrived to help included Feather Publishing's Kevin "We have a fire!" and started and Rich De Costa, to see the Vacaville resident Cody Mallory contributed to this a chain reaction to wake up fire from that side. Willson and David Oblinger, report. her family, friends and Jack Wood, camp host at neighboring campers in the Sundew Campground, other 10 campsites, overheard Sherry's voice on Fellow camper and Quincy the camp radio squawking, Q,from page 1A For information: 283-0930. resident Susan Barron woke "Sandy Point to Mike up Mill Creek Campground (MueLler), we've got a fire advance notice. Runs weekly Sunday: host MiChael Muller, going on." through September. Volunteer gleaners needed. Help manager of the Royal Elk He grabbed his shovel and For information: 283-0930.local farmers, 6 a.m. Sponsored by Park Management drove to Sandy Point where Plumas Farmers' Guild, Plumas campgrounds at Bucks Lake. he joined the De Costas and Saturday: County Public Health Agency. Linda Hughes' brother, others as they ran down to PAWS Annual Yard Sale, Registration required. Contact Zach Quincy resident Brian the dock where the fire could 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the parking lot. Revene, 283-6366, Hughes -- who has be seen in the distance.2453 E. Main St., 283-5433. zachrevene@countyofplumas. firefighting experience and is Back in Mill Creek ROOT REMOVAL CUTOUTS PATCHING FREE ESTIMATES SERVING ALL OF PLUMAS COUNTY 29581 HWY 89, CANYON DAM, CA 95923 C-12 CA LIC #762465 530 - 284 - t474 Postal Service: USPS (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Man. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. Emaih Website: CA 95971. Ownership and heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin May 16, 1892) subsequently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892 - 1945) June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display advertising: Thursday 4 p.m.; display classified: Thursday, 3 p.m.; legals: Thursday 4 p.m.; news: Fridays, 3 p.m.; classified: Monday 9 a.m. Breaking news: anytime! 1'0 subscribe: Call (530) 283-0800, come to the Bulletin office, use the handy coupon below or send email to Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmaster: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Michael C. Taborski Jenny Lee Elise Monroe Co-Owner/Publisher Photo Editor Bookkeeper Keri Taborski Mary Newhouse Eva Small Co-Owner/Legal Advertising Classified, Circ. Manager Graphics Dept. Kevin Mallory Cobey Brown Sandy Condon Vice Pres./Admin.Vice Pres./Operations Human Resources Dir,, Office Manager Dan McDonald Tom Forney Managing Editor Production Manager Member, California Newpaper Publishers Assoc. recycled paper m I i iBI ill I~l limb tomb i m i i I~ SubscWpl]on Order Form Feather River Bulletin P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 Please enter my subscription for __ ~l Enclosed find my check for $ years. [~1 In County $26 per year [~1 Out of State $44 per year [~1 In California $37 per year. Name I Addrees I City, State, Zip Subscriptions can be tmnsfem~, but not relunded. Lumbercat is back for a "good time party" at Pangaea Caf6 & Pub, 9 p.m. $5. For information, Saturday-Sunday California Horseman's Trail Trials, Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch, 2116 Greenhorn Ranch Road. Tuesday: Quincy Community Blood Drive, sponsored by the Common Good Community Foundation, at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, corner of Buck's Lake Rd. and Bellamy lane, noon-6 p.m. Contact Susan Christensen, 283-2424 or, code: Quincy. DISTRICT HOSPITAL Timberlyn Waiters Clinic Patient Support LVN Timberlyn has been so helpful, always willing to do whatever I ask, like pill counts and millennium tests. When talking to patients she is kind, thoughtful, precise, and patient. She immediately puts them at ease. It has been wonderful to work with her. Congratulations Timberlyn Waiters Plumas District Hospital Employee of the Month of July 2015 1065 Bucks Lake Road, Quincy, CA 95971 Ill I i i I el m i m i m i ill I~ Back-to-school makeover and nutritional standards, While many parents and is $2.70. PUSD charges, on students are hitting the average, about $2.71, and will be required to raise stores for some back-to-school shopping, prices in the next year or Quincy Elementary School two, added Linford. is getting a make-over of its Trustees voted against own that will hopefully be the proposed hike, saying complete in time for the increasing breakfast and lunch prices won't generate upcoming academic year. PUSD Director of more revenue student Transportation, participation will. "We need to be more Maintenance and Operations Ken Pierson said competitive," said Board it's a race to the finish Member Bret Cook. "We before student hit the halls need to figure out how to in making improvements to get more kids to participate the school's roof, parking and incentivize them." lot, access ramps and a Officials agreed and restroom in compliance directed Food Services with ADA regulations and staff to investigate safety standards, marketing options to "Our guys are really busy increase involvement. and they're working as hard Linford said the district as they can," noted Pierson. served more than 200,000 "It was short notice." meals last year. While she He said the work orders agreed that marketing is an for the QES construction effective tool, cuts will have projects came across his to be made elsewhere if desk in July and McEwen prices aren't raised. Construction, out of "Marketing is a wonderful Redding, won the $1.28 idea," she said. "But, we're million bid for the job. going to have to look at Over the summer, cutting costs or recouping in workers have also been another area. We want to testing district facilities for stay dedicated to providing mold, asbestos and water high quality food." She said all of the schools leaks and making repairs as do "scratch cooking,' - needed.Pierson said no other major projects are which requires more time currently underway, and all from staff, hence more pay. The schools also offer other district buildings are good to go in time for the menus with an abundance of students' return, fresh fruit and vegetables -- that tend to be more costly Food for thought than other items. School breakfast and Moreover, the Paid Lunch lunch prices won't increase Equity program does not this year, but participation allow its funds to be used for must if the district wants to supplementing full-priced continue offering nutritious meals. It's intended for the and tasty meals to students, free and reduced cost according to Food Services programs. : .......... Program Manager Jessica "So, if we increase our Linford. participation we're losing Linford lobbied PUSD more money there," trustees for a 25-cent hike in explained Linford. school meal prices to offset Nevertheless, she said she food and labor costs, while would research grants to meeting federal help fund a marketing requirements for quality campaign, and is open to meal standards under the groups or individuals that USDA Paid Lunch Equity would like to get involved. "If there is an program. The program, which organization out there that provides the bulk of the is interested in helping- department's funding, contact us," she said. currently stipulates the Linford can be reached at lowest a district can charge 283-6545, ext. 5505. 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