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Photo submitted has worked on the Plumas National For- Several years, serving on fire details before to the Plumas Hotshots. i Metcalf ribs and clavicle. He also showed signs of paralysis. seriously injuredAlthough he was initial- of the Plumas ly put on a respirator, he on Oct. 31 on thewas removed from that Fires Com- Nov. 3. Surgery to remove in the Daniel bone fragments from his Forest in spinal column was expect- ed today. 30, a sec- Hotshot, was hit while fighting Hurley said Pete Dun- can, a fellow Plumas Hot- shot, was taking the lead in assisting the family. lag to Mt. Hough Evans is the son of Pat and Division Ray Evans, of Quincy. His erry Hurley, the mother left Quincy early a fire-weak- Nov. 1 to be with her son. that fell from 50- from inside the Hurley added that the :ross the line. It Daniel Boone National while he was Forest was also assisting ~a saw. in the effort to make the said the hard- mother comfortable. was approxi- "Our efforts right now feet long. The are on him and on the fam- that struck Evans fly," Hurley said. out as thick as a Hurley said Evans former- bat. ly served in the military, hit him in the and worked in fire man- head andback, agement on the Beck- said he was air- wourth District, among the University of other experiences. Hospital in Lex- A fund has been estab- He was later lished for Evans at Placer tlie trauma in- Sierra Bank in Quincy. ~Caremnit. Contributions may be said Evans re- hand delivered or sent to Concussion, and P.O. Box 780, Quincy, CA his vertebrae, 95971. i the general the Plumas Sier- Co-op, has the Feather board of 42, will replace who is re- the board Dec. will at the end of one disputes tte of the UC- was ap- Co-op's general trustees. But, if Marshall wishes to continue to serve on the board, he will be required to run for election in November 2002. Tewksbury was elected to the board in November 1996, but did not run for a second term last year. However, the board ap- pointed Tewksbury to a sec- ond term when no one ran for office. Marshall was not available for comment about his ap- pointment because he was out of town on business last week. s appointment -~SUlt of a unani- the board of Installation Pe0ple/C0unty News Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 3A mil 50 residents ale told not to drink the water M-Sat. Taylorsville Lic. #68t552 By Terri Daouit was decided it would be safer The water system is set up ing at city hall. Portola Editor not to drink the water until it so that all residents, except Murphy stressed that the An intrusion at Portola's could be thoroughly tested,those 50, are now getting only tank affected was the million gallon water tank, lo- State and local health de- their water from Portola's northside tank and that no cated on the north side of the partment personnel said test- other tanks and wells, one else in the city needs to city, prompted the city coun- ing could take three to five However, the only source worry about their drinking cil to warn 50 residents, days because of the logistics of water for those 50 resi-water. north of Joy Way, not to involved in getting samplesdents is the north side tank, The northside tank has ex- drink their water, and setting up the various because the elevation of the perienced vandalism in the When it was discovered tests, homes is above the tank last couple of months, but that the two locks on the tank "Everyone will be working valve, this is the first time an in- were missing, allowing ac- as fast as possible to makeWater to the 50 homes is truder entered the tanks. cess to the water in the tank, sure everything is okay andstill available for bathing and In the future, intrusions the council called a special everyone is safe," said Jerry flushing, will be more difficult because emergency meeting, Monday Sipes, director of Plumas Drinking water is being the council has ordered the evening, Nov. 5, to discuss op- County Environmental supplied by the city and Mur- tank be fenced off and a secu. tions with state and local Health. phy said city hall will be open rity system installed. health and law enforcement "It's best to be overly cau- until 10 p.m. each evening Portola's other two tanks agencies, tious considering what has until the emergency is over. already have fencing and will Although the council and taken place in this countryAnyone living in the affect- also be getting security sys- the state agencies were over thelast few weeks," said ed area can pick up bottledtemsinstalled. doubtful that the intrusion City Administrator Jim Mur-water for drinking and cook- was the act of terrorists, it phy. inner Members and husbands of the Gamma Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held their Halloween party at the Greenhorn Guest Ranch Oct. 26. After a wonderful dinner, social chairpersons Mary Ann Mathes and Barbara Norman awarded prizes for the most creative costumes. The honors were bestowed on Jacqui Harris and Jack Scheer. President Rita Marshall then held a business meeting and informed members that the drawing for secret sisters will be held at the next meet- ing. Marshall thanked Marcia Detrick and Barbara Norman for putting together a basket that was auctioned off at the spaghetti dinner on Oct. 19. The proceeds of the basket were given to the New York Firemen's Widows and Orphans fund. Afterward, Barry Bailey gave the group a superb his- torical presentation of slides from Quincy and Plumas OPEN HOUSE November 17th Qui'ncy Hot Spot 12-5 pm Frank Skrah, Retired LAPD of Detectives (25 years) "INQUIRE BE County, which spanned from the middle of the 19th centu- ry until the middle of the 20th. Those attending were: pres- ident Rita Marshall and Bob Marshall, June Biggs, Marcia and Derald Detrick, Judy and Henry Eisenman, Helen and Dick Ettinger, Jacqui and Ed Harris, Joy Klein, Dorothy McDonald, Mary Ann and Ray Mathes, Barbara and Gene Norman, Vi and Bob Orange, Abby and Jack Scheer, Carol and Bill Whitcher, and guests Barry and Peggy Bailey. Avoid rainy day surpris- es. Check your sump pump to make sure it's in working order. Also be sure to keep debris out of the pit to prevent flooding. Brotcvht to you /9),'. Plumbing/Heattng/Sheat & Matal Co. 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Main St. Quincy Cheryl McBride 283-2266 ) Nov. 6 election results Voters throughout the>. county cast their ballots on a Results will be posted for variety of issues including the following: Measure M, the two hospital tax measures, hospital tax for Indian Val- The ballots were due by Nov. ley; Measure S, the hospital 6 and were tabulated that tax for Seneca Hospital in evening. However, the results Chester; Measure P, for the were not available at press Peninsula Fire Department time. at Lake Almanor; a measure To learn the results, check for the West Almanor Com- out Feather Publishing's Web munity Services District; and site at , the new board of directors for or the Plumas County Web the Johnsville Public Utility site at