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1Ok Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 Feather River Bulletin COMMUNIT v CORNER WEEKLY GATHERINGS, MEETINGS AND CLUBS Thursday, Oct. 23 AA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Quincy Cribbage Group. Every Thurs., 12:30 sharp. Come early and have lunch. Round Table Pizza. No dues or fees. Women's Support Group, Every Thurs., 1-2 p.m., Plumas Crisis Center, 591 Main St., Quincy. Call 283- 5515. A1-Anon, 5:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, upstairs in back. For families & friends of alcoholics. Pistol shooting, sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill site, every Thursday, 6 p.m., (arrive by 5:30 p.m.) weather permitting. Quincyshooting.com. Boy Scouts Troop 130, 6:30 p.m., LDS Church, 55 Bellamy Ln. Call Dale Stokes, 283-3661. Blue Star Moms, 7 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Harbis0n Street, Quincy Explorer Post 81, Quincy Volunteer Fire Dept. Explorer Program, meets 2nd and 4th Thursdays. For info call Sarah Anderson, 530-276-1503. Plumas Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Coalition. Focused on reducing alcohol, tobacco and other drug problems in Plumas County. 4th Thursdays, 1 p.m., Courthouse Annex, Quincy plumasatodcoalition@yahoo .com. League of Women Voters, fourth Thurs., 6 p.m. Quincy. Call for location: 530-283- 0795. Plumas County Republican Women, 4th Thurs. lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. To update information  ooJbis page ...... contact Eva, 283-0800. or email typesetting@plumasnews.com LAST WEEK'S TEMPERATURES Date High Low Precip Snow Oct. 12 75 34 .... Oct. 13 79 31 .... Oct. 14 74 32 .... Oct. 15 88 40 .49 -- Oct. 16 69 38 .... Oct. 17 66 37 .... Oct. 18 69 36 .... Oct. 19 75 33 .... Total precipitation, July 1,2014, to date: 2.99" precip; snow 0" This date 2013: 2.37" precip, 0" snow. 2013-14 totals: 21.91" total precip, 7" snow. 2012-13: 37.93" total precip; 23.75' snow. (Weather year is July 1 to June 30) Compiled by Ron Trumbo Locations change monthly March to November. Call Marlene Nelson, 836-1547. Friday, Oct: 24 A,, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. NA, 6:00 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy NARFE, Feather River Chapter No. 2236. 1st Fri., noon. Federal employees, spouses, guests, welcome. Call for details on location, Dick Castaldini 283-1349, or Greg Margason 283-0686. AARP, at Mountain View Manor community room, 4th Sat., 116 Circle Dr. 1 p.m. New members welcome. Call Greg Margason, 283-0686 for more info. Dinner at the Grange, Feather River Grange Hall, Quincy, 4th Fridays, 5 p.m. until food is gone. Fundraiser to restore the building. Call 283-2782 or 283-2930. Saturday, Oct. 25 NA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy AA, 6 p.m. 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Dukes of Plumas Cribbage Gang. Meet 10:30 a.m., start play 11 a.m., every Saturday at Mt. Tomba, Cromberg. Sunday, Oct. 26 NA, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy. NA, 5 p.m., women only, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House. Quincy Trap Shoot, sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting LAKE LEVELS Lake Almanor *Elevation tCurrent 4,475.82 1 Year Ago 4,480.93 Lake Almanor **Capacity 1"Current 691,003 1 Year Ago 809,518 Bucks Lake *Elevation tCu rrent 5,133.74 1 Year Ago 5,133.15 Bucks Lake **Capacity tCurrent 65,808 1 Year Ago 64,862 *Elevation above sea level **Storage in acre ft. 1"Oct 19, 2014 0ct.20, 2013 in ft. Assoc., Gopher Hill site. Weather permitting. Every other Sunday Adults 10 am, Juniors 11 am. 283-1145. quincyshooting.com. Monday, Oct. 27 Soroptimist International of Quincy, noon to I p.m. Moon's restaurant. NA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy Rotary Club, Mineral Building, fairgrounds, noon. Call 283-2127. Boy Scout Troop 151, Mon., 6 p.m. Scoutmaster Jan Jensen, 283-2209 for location. Duplicate Bridge. Every Monday, 6:30 p.m., Resource Center, Blairsden, corner of hwys 70 and 89. Call Ruth Bright, 836-1454 or Jackie Lucky, 836-2232. AA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. Tuesday, Oct. 28 AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy. 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. Bingo, every Tuesday, for residents of Country Villa Healthcare Center, Quincy. 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Country Villa Pink Ladies. New volunteers needed. Call Betty Hoskins, 283-1616. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 5 p.m., 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy. NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy. Bible Study. (King James version) 7-8 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 55 Bellamy Lane, Quincy. Open to all. Bibles available. Call 530-953-7790 for more info. League of Women Voters, fourth Tues., 6 p.m. Quincy library meeting room. Sept. thru June. Call 283-0485 for more info. Wednesday, Oct. 29 Baby Bounce Story Time. Infants 0 to 24 months, Wednesdays 10 a.m., Plumas County Library Quincy branch. 445 Jackson St. Preschool Storytime. Stories, songs, crafts and games. 10:30 a.m., Community Meeting Room, Quincy Library, 445 Jackson St. For information, call the library, 283-6310. American Valley Toastmasters. Every Wed., 12-1 p.m., Plumas Bank Credit Administration building, 32 Central Ave., Quincy. (Behind Safeway.) For more info, contact Kathy, 283-7618. Open to all interested in developing their speaking and leadership skills. AA meeting, noon, 260 County Hospital Road, Courthouse Annex - Orchard House, Quincy 24- hour info: (877) 880-3880. Senior lunch, Blairsden, noon, Mohawk Community Resource Center. Call 836- 0446 for reservations. Grief Group, Community United Methodist Church. Join Pastor Donna at noon to begin or continue the process of healing. Open to everyone. Call the church office, 283-1740, for more info. Quincy Community Supper, 6 p.m. every Wed, United Methodist Church. Free. AA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Quincy 24-hour info: (877) 880-3880. CHURCHES Calvary Chapel Quincy 283-4463. 1953 E. Main, Mill Creek Shopping Center, E. Quincy. Christian Life Fellowship 283-0345, 317 First St., E. Quincy. Christ the King Episcopal 283-0254, 545 Lawrence St., Quincy. christthekingquincy.org Church of Christ 283-119i, 152 E. Jackson St., Quincy. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 283-2170, 55 Bellamy Ln., Quincy. Community United Methodist 283-174,0, 282 Jackson St., Quincy, quincymethodist.org First Baptist. 283-1160, 74 Reese St., Quincy. focquincy.org. facebook.com/firstbaptistquincy Meadow Valley Community 283-4259, 48 Cemetery Rd, Meadow Valley, office: 353 Jackson St, #100, Quincy Our Savior Lutheran 283-2546. Church & High Sts., Quincy. Seventh-Day Adventist 310-2042 or 283-3092, 2333 Pin e St., Quincy. Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship Pete, 283-1613, or John, 927-7626, 59 Bell Ln., Quincy. St. John's Catholic Church 283-0890, 176 Lawrence St., Quincy. Starlight Missionary Baptist 283-1505, 171 Redburg Ave., Quincy. Truth Tabernacle of Quincy, 260-8006, 2205 East Main St., Quincy. Weather Forecast for Quincy Wednesday, Oct. 22 Sunrise 7:24-Sunset 6:17 G Partly sunny, high near 62. C Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, low around 39. Saturday, Oct. 25 Sunrise 7:28--Sunset 6:13 A chance of rain. Partly sunny, high near 54. Saturday Night: A slighl chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, low around 33. Thursday, Oct. 23 Sunrise 7:25--Sunset 6:16 : i:30 ;." A 30% chance of show- ers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, high near 60. Thursday Night: A 30% chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, low around 38. Sunday, Oct. 26 Sunrise 7:29--Sunset 6:12 4) Partly sunny, high near 56. Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, low around 32. Friday, Oct. 24 Sunrise 7:26--Sunset 6:14 Partly sunny, with a high near 63. d Friday Night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, low around 38. Monday, Oct. 27 Sunrise 7:30--Sunset 6:10 4) Partly sunny, high near 60. Tuesday, Oct. 28 Sunrise 7:31-Sunset 6:09 1.6 10/10 2.1 8:59 p.m. 10/10 %3 12:07 p.m. 10/13 2.2 10:42 p.m. 10/10 NY Gold (10/17): $1218/oz ! 3ot J e Otoville L__ Earthquake activity decreased slightly from the previous week, falling by seven events, but remained above the 20 quake-per-week mark for the second consecutive week. Back-to-back weeks at this seismic level has not occurred since the Graeagle swarm in early August. Driving the activity was a sequence of 10 events on the southern flank of the Lassen Volcanic Center. it was centered ]bout three miles south of Brokoff Moun- r 3:18 a.m. Magnitude I .9 2.0 10/10 1.7 e4+ I 10:42 p.m. 9:55 p.m. 12:05 p.m. 01 Q2 e3 10/10 10/10 10/15 tain and three miles north of the Highway 36/89 junction and a depth of about three miles below the surface. All of the activity occurred within a 30-hour period begin- ning early Friday morning. Three of the quakes measured in the M 2 range. A jolt measuring M 2.4 triggered off the north- west slope to Lassen Peak about six hours before this sequence. Also on the 10th were two quakes registering M 2.2 and M 1.9 located south of Lassen Peak in the remote Mill Creek drainage. A M 1.7 triggered at Incline and a M1.8 happened at Canyondam. ' ' Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. ,, C ]oc "" Scientists of the Earth T 180 Main St. P.O. Box 1956 Chester * CA 96020 (530)258-4228 mm Professionals providing better science, better service, better results! m Libbie Hopkins Coleman, of the Quincy High School Class of 1964, hugs QHS student Chyanne Morrison after presenting the school with nine new laptops the alumni purchased to create a new computer-lending library for the school. Students whose families don't own a computer can now borrow one from the library to use for homework. Photo by James Wilson :lass of '64 sets up lal ,top lending library for Quincy Hig chool James Wilson Staff Writer jwilson@plumasnews.com To celebrate Quincy High School turning 100, the half-century-old QHS Class of 1964 came together to get the school a birthday gift. On Friday, Oct. 17, Libbie Hopkins-Coleman, of the Class Of '64, presented nine new laptops to the students of QlttS during the school's homecoming assembly. Students can check out the laptops just like library books. The computer-lending library will allow students without computer access at home the same opportunities as those with access. "There are always families that can't afford a computer," Coleman said. "That becomes more of a handicap for those kids." Over a year ago, Coleman approached QHS Principal Sue Segura about her class making a donation to the school to help the students out. Coleman threw the idea out and asked Segura what the school could use. Segura immediately fired back with the computer-lending idea. In the initial letter to invite her class to the 50-year reunion, Coleman mentioned the fundraising effort to make the lending library a reality. Her class responded with support -- and some generous donations. The class met up in August for the 50-year reunion and finished its fundraising efforts through a prize drawing. Members of the class donated items that showed their pride in Quincy. The total amount the class raised was $6,930 -- enough money to purchase the computers. The alumni class and the high school then worked with the tech department of the Plumas Unified School District in choosing the appropriate equipment. After careful consideration, the tech dp:tme-ht settled on HP laptops. The borrowing system will be based on need, said QHS librarian Tracy Kepple. Some students will need use of the laptops longer than others. "Even though nine laptops doesn't sound like that many," commented Kepple, "that's about the number of kids we have here at the school who don't have computer access at home." The new system will frill that void. .B0000nfire celebral on Quincy High School students gather around the bonfire in the parking lot near the school's tennis courts Oct. 16 to celebrate their high school hitting the 100-year mark. The school's culinary classes baked a cake and put 100 candles on it in an additional celebration of the school's birthday. Photo by James Wilson Support the local economy and invest in Plumas County!