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~, Bulletin, Record, ProqressJve, Reporter Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 58 CliP, from page 4B looking for a parking spot. ....... She saw the first student sitting in the Eclipse parked The Pilot came to resl cockeyed and partially facing northeast and blocking the parking spot completely blocking the where the second student northbound lane. White hadnormally parks. The girl in been wearing her seatbelt the Mountaineer decided to and escaped the collision drive behind the Eclipse and uninjured. She waited at the turn around to park somewhere else. scene until emergency personnel arrived. As the Mountaineer was , passing behind the Eclipse, Feather River Canyon, the first student began Sept. 25 backing the Eclipse. She At approximately 7:35 a.m., failed to see the Mountaineer Tarrick Grant, 38, of Oroville, behind her and the right rear was driving his 2000 silver corner of the Eclipse collided Volkswagen GTI eastbound with the left rear corner of on Highway 70 just passingthe Mountaineer. This the Rock Creek power dam in impact c'aused very minor the Feather River Canyon. damage to each vehicle. There was a heavy rainstorm After the collision, the at the time (the first of the second girl parked the fall/winter season) and Mountaineer. The juvenile in numerous rocks were falling the Eclipse had to leave for a onto the highway. Grant was personal reason. Later in the driving at a stated 45 mphday there was an issue with because of the weather, the two girls exchanging As Grant's GTI was in the information. middle of an S-curve, he saw The girl in the a large number of large rocks Mountaineer told her mother covering both lanes. Grant about not being able to did not have time to take any exchange information with evasive action and his GTI the Eclipse driver. The ran over a large rock, which Mountaineer driver and her struck the undercarriage, mother went to the CHP Grant immediately saw the office in Quincy at 2:36 p.m. oil pressure light come on in to report the incident. his instrument cluster and he Quincy CHP then took over pulled over to the south the investigation of the shoulder of the highway east incident. All occupants of the of the dam. involved vehicles were A Caltrans plow truck wearing their seatbelts and arrived on scene within were not injured as a result minutes and called CHP to of the collision. inform it of the collision and Grant's need of a tow truck Highway 70, Sept. 25 Grant was wearing his On Thursday, Sept. 25, at seatbelt and was not injured approximately 10:25 a.m., during the collision Caleb Duane Bresciani McGirr, 31, of Quincy, was Quincy High School, driving his Dodge Durango Sept. 25 east on Highway 70 west of At approximately 7:55 a.m..Keddie Resort Road. a 17-year-old female was intraveling at a stated speed of the process of parking her 60 mph. 1997 red Mitsubishi EclipseMcGirr related that as he in the metal shop parking lot was negotiating a left-hand in the upper area of Quincycurve in the roadway he High School. The student had allowed his vehicle to drift to pulled her Eclipse cockeyedthe right out of the eastbound into the parking stalls on the lane and enter the dirt southside of the parking area shoulder. facing southwest and was McGirr made a brake preparing to maneuver the application to the Dodge Eclipse to face north and pull along with an abrupt turning into aservice bay of" the movement to the left in an me al ghop to keep her car attempt to re-enter the out of the raifi (the Eclipse highway eastbound, but due was a convertible with a leak to the unsafe turning at the roof line), movement his Dodge Another 17-year-old female overturned. student was driving her McGirr related he was parents' 1999 red Mercury wearing his safety belt and as Mountaineer and had entereda result was not injured in the metal shop parking lot,the collision. Family affair t Tanner Hermann, left, gets a pat on the chest from his father, Jail Commander Chad Hermann, moments after Commander Hermann pinned a badge on Tanner as Sheriff Greg Hagwood looks on. Tanner Hermann was sworn in as the county's newest corrections officer during a ceremony at Plumas County Courthouse in Quincy on Wednesday, Sept. 24. 'Tve had the pleasure of knowing this young man for many, many years," Hagwood said. "1 look forward to him being a member of the sheriff's family for a long time to come." Photo by Dan McDonald Golf tournament supports service mem Grizzly Ranch Golf Club, the No. 1 ranked public access golf course in the Sierra Nevada by Golf Digest and No. 11 in all of Calilbrnia, is proud to announce that its inaugural Armed Forces Foundation Charity Golf Tournament held Sept. 14 raised over $6,000 for military service members, veterans and their families. The AFF Charity Golf Tournament is the brainchild of Grizzly Ranch's head golf professional. Caleb Olsen. Through direct assistance programs, and awareness and advocacy campaigns, AFF strives to educate Americans about the hidden wounds of war, including post4raumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, and advocates for those troops and veterans who have suffered these hidden wounds. The foundation stresses the importance of protecting and promoting the physi(-al, Election forums to begin Oct. 7 How will you vote on the propositions on the Nov. 4 ballot? The League of Women Voters of Plumas County announces that it can help inform voters' decisions. A community forum on the six propositions will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Quincy Veterans' Hall. The propositions are wide-ranging and include a water bond, a state constitutional amendment on the state budget, rates for health insurance, testing for substance abuse among doctors, reducing criminal sentences from felonies to misdemeanors, and Indian gaming compacts. The local league forum will present each proposition along with materials that outline the pros and cons of each. There will be ample time for questions and discussion. For more ' information on this forum contact Nancy Lund at 284-7206. Candidate forums for the District 5 supervisorial race are being held Oct. 14 at the Graeagle Fire Hall and Oct. 16 at the Quincy library. The Portola City Council forum will be held Oct. 15 at the Portola library. All forums begin at 6:30 p.m. bers, veterans mental and emotional wellness what we could earn for them of military service members, from this charity golf event, I their families, National Guard was sold," said Van reservists, veterans and active Batchelder, director of golf for duty military personnel. Grizzly Ranch Golf Club. "We Since 2001, AFF has were thrilled to have raised provided more than $95 $6,000 for AFF and plan to try million in assistance by to increase that amount every covering travel, hotel rooms, year." home mortgages, car Olsen served in the U.S payments and everyday bills Marine Corps from 2005 to for families to be able to stay 2009, serving two tours in Iraq. at their loved ones' sides Having firsthand experience of during treatment and recovery how difficult the effects of war from wounds suffered during can be on veterans, their war. families and others, Olsen "When Caleb told me that decided to support AFF. the Armed Forces Foundation He and his business partner, gives back to veterans and Berger Benson, started their ,their families95 percentc~f own company called Golf : / Outreach Unlimited. Olsen puts together goff tournament packets that explain to golf course general managers and directors of golf how to produce their own charity event to benefit AFF. "While in the Marine Corps, I was stationed in Hawaii, and that is where my passion for golf developed," said Olsen. "Since that time, I've wanted to create a way to combine golf with support of our military, so I developed Golf Outreach Unlimited. By playing golf, we unite together for a cause. And Grizzly Ranch's success in raising money has continued to motivate me." O I Educational Event 8mm Fm sen a ea pese"in 'umasnews cm1 To send an advertisement: mail@plumasnews.c0m Sponsored by Northeastern Health Center Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. A few lucky winners will receive a copy of the book "The Dr. Gourmet D etTM for Coumadin Users" by Timothy S. Harlan, M.D. Attention Valued Patients & Care Givers: You are cordially invited to the innovative program Living Well with Warfarin: Understanding Vitamin K sponsored by Northeastern Health Center and Alere Home Monitoring, Inc., the leader in home INR monitoring services. The pro- gram will provide solutions to better help you understand the role of vitamin K in the body and how it affects your INR test results. The topics covered during the event will address: How different foods can affect your INR How to use vitamin K tracking tools How to maintain more stable INR results by answering the question: Can I eat this while on warfarin? How herbal and nutritional supplements affect your INR Consistency in vitamin K intake is essential to help maintain an INR within the desired therapeutic range on a given warfarin dose. Living Well with Warfarin sessions are not a replacement for physician's care or professional counseling. Seating is limited, so please contact 1.866.563.5472 to register and reserve your seat today. 1850 Spring Ridge Drive * Susanville Hope to see you there, The Doctors and Staff at Northeastern Health Center