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4A Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 Feather River Bulletin Groups clean up area's waterways When volunteers recently found an umbrella and a suitcase in the creek, they may have surmised that Mary Poppins dropped her belongings. This would have been a reasonable assump- tion until others discovered a Couple of bike pedals, an automobile transmission, a bag with animal parts, a dis- carded wetsuit and metal bedsprings. These are a few of the un- usual items that volunteers dragged out of the streams, lakes and rivers of the Upper Feather River Watershed Sept. 25 while participating in the Great Sierra River Clean-up. More than 170 vol- unteers came out to loca- tions in the watershed to spend three hours getting their feet wet, their hands dirty and a feeling of com- munity pride. Local water- bodies in Westwood, Chester, Greenville, Tay- lorsvilte, Quincy, Caribou, Graeagle and Portola have improved water and scenic quality with the removal of nearly 2,500 pounds of garbage. Local coordinator Gia Martynn, who works for Feather River Coordinated Resource Management, em- phasized the powerful re- sults of collective efforts. David Arsenault ar/d son River, 3, help pick up recycling along Indian Creek in Taylorsville. Photo by Kara Rockett "When you add the efforts of our 170 plus community vol- unteers to other locations in the Sierra, we can truly feel we have made a huge impact on cleaning up our lakes and rivers." When combined with participants statewide, an estimated 4,500 volunteers Mohawk Valley /%ssociatcs Real Estate (530) 836-2020 (530)'832-1919 www.mohawkvalleyassociates.com  !,.TILtI cedar home,  L'" , " .... I vNst. ' Ba, 1,424 II: Desdgned I , " ..... ::"'""" heat/alr, and I propane gas, woodstove, septic syssm and cHy water, space with 840 sf oversized garage tar wo area. Bank Owned. $149,000 L. covered deck. $325,000 Are You Prepared? IFMii.v;,/../eiverfr0nt IFI,..==__ . - cotta0a vlaws.  1] North 28d, 2Ba 2 car garage on almost three acres in SlcaP.  .Portola $244,800 neighborhood. 2 rm, 1 Ba w 1 car garage $85,000 LAND! Level small lot in town, easy walking distance to eveq/thing. Commercial property! $5,000 during a three-hour period collected approximately 151 tons of trash, appliances, car parts and other debris during the Great Sierra River Cleanup. The cleanup, sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy at the state level, is conducted in conjunction with the annual California Coastal Cleanup and makes up the single largest one-day volun- 330 Banta Street, Suite 1, Blairsden - {Next to the Village Baker) * 24 W. Sierra, Portola - (Next to Subway) I 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, CA 95971. Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Men. through Frl., 8 a.m. to 5 pm. How to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. E-Mail mail@plumasnews.com Web Page http://www.plumasnews.com Ownership and Heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. lf, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin, May 16, 1892) subse- quently changed to its present name May 7, 1931 , which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892-1945) on 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. Classified: Monday 9 a.m. News: Fridays, 3 p.m. Legals: Thursday 4 p.m. Breaking news: Anytimel To Sublh3rlbe: Call (530) 283-0800 or come to the Bulletin office, or use the handy coupon below, or send e-mail to subscriptions@plumasnews.com AdJudlcetlon: 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 tn a newspaper. Poldmaster: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, p,o. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 I I I I Name I" Michael C. Taborski Co-0wner/Publisher Ked Taborski Sherri McConnell Co-Owner/Legal Advertis[ng Display Advertising Manager Kevin Mallory Cobey Brown Asst. Vice Pres./Admin. Asst. Vice Pres./Operations Delaine Fragnoll Tom Fomey Managing Editor Production Manager Linda Randall Elise MonrOe Photo Editor Bookkeeper Mary Newhouse Eva Small Classified, Circ. Manager Composing Manager Sandy Condon Human Resources Dir., Office Manager Subscription Order Form Feather River Bulletin P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 Meaea enter my subscription for __ years. 1 Encklead find my chick for $ [ In County 126 per year [ Out of State S44 per year [ In California $37 per year. I Clty, State, Zip I  cao M tramforrM, lt not rkmdod,  m I m m i i m i m i i m J Volunteers at Spanish Creek in Quincy removed a portion of the 2,500 pounds hauled out of area waterways Sept. 25, as part of the Great Sierra River Cleanup. Other groups cleaned wa- ter bodies in Westwood, Chester, Greenville, Taylorsville, Caribou, Graeagle and Portola. Photo courtesy Feather River Coordinated Resource Management teer event in California. "It was a huge success and we are thrilled at the turnout and the enthusiasm for this event," SNC Execu- tive Officer Jim Branham said. "Sixty-five percent of California's water supply comes from the Sierra so it was great to see so many people coming out tobe good stewards of their rivers, lakes and streams." The Great Sierra River Cleanup received local sup- port from Feather River Co- ordinated Resource Manage- ment, Sierra Institute, AB- WAC, PG&E, Greenville High S Club, Evergreen Mar- ket, Mohawk Trading Com- pany, Plumas County Public Works, Mt. Hough and Beck- wourth Ranger Districts- Plumas National Forest, Feather River Disposal, In- termountain Disposal, Les Schwab in Portola, Subway in Quincy, Feather River Chapter Trout Unlimited, Coyote Bar & Grill, Feather River College, FRC Student Environmental Association, Feather River Resource Con- servation District and Cal- trans. Low-cost health screens this week The Fall Health Screening Road behind the hospital. is underway this week at No appointments are nec- Plumas District Hospital, essary. You must be 18 years The last day to participant is or older for blood draws. You tomorrow, Thursday Oct. 14,. must not eat for 12 hours pri- from 6:30-8:30 a.m. at the or to the blood draw. You North Fork Family Medicine may continue your normal Building on Valley View intake of water and take any medication as usual, cash or check. Testing includes: compre- For an additional charge, hensive metabolic panel, thy- bone density and prostate reid screening, complete cancer screenings will be blood count (CBC), choles- . available. Bone density terol, triglycerides, screening appointments may HDL, and direct LDL and ra-- be scheduled at the time of tie. Cost is $50, payable by the screening. 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