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R ord, Rep er unty News Wedoe ay, NOV. 14, 2001 SI I I Y short course onance with the Clean WaterThe Sierra Valley RCD is Watershed plan-Act is a viable alternative to cosponsoring this workshop held at the Vin- regulatory prevention of non- and will provide coffee, 8-10. point source pollution prob- donuts and soft drinks. and why the con- lems. For specific questions, call matter of private The course is open to thefarm advisor Holly George at This work- public To obtain an agenda 283-6262 or NRCS range spe- landowners be- and registration form, call cialist Ceci Dale Cesmat at. laws, wa- Faye George at 283-6270. 257-7271. lCtions, manage- The early bird course fee is The University of Califor- latives and will $30 per person, or per ranch, nia Cooperative Extension their own if you return the preregistra- and USDA's Natural Resource tion form by Nov. 23. TheConservation Service will to help course fee goes up to $50 if conduct the presentation. Voluntary compli- you register after Nov 23 on Aging g and Service individuals zn serving on its The council 22 members, the five coun- ',olusa, Glenn, agency's plans and proposals, and enhancement. and advocating for the needs A majority of council mem- of seniors bers must be 60 years old or Members are expected to older. Representatives of the attend one council meeting following may be considered every other month at a loca- for membership: consumers tion within the planning and of Older Americans Act ser- service area. While member- vices; organized groups rep- US Department of Agri- know that his leadershipAlaska and Vermont. culture Forest Service skills and agency experi- "While it will be tough to Chief Dale Bosworth today ence will help him to meet leave the wonderful em- selected Jack Blackwell as those challenges." ployees, great communities Pacific Southwest regional Blackwell currently and fantastic natural re- forester. A 30-year agency serves as the agency's In- sources of the Intermoun- veteran, Blackwell will termountain regional rain Region, I look forward oversee 18 national forests, forester, managing 14 ha- to the many opportunities which make up 20 million tional forests and one na- that await me in Califor- acres covering the North tional grassland in Nevada, nia," said Blackwell. "The Coast, Cascade and Sierra Utah, southern Idaho, west- last seven years have been Nevada ranges and from ern Wyoming and some a tremendous experience Big Sur to the Mexican bor- acreage in Colorado and for me and I have a deep der in the South Coast California. admiration for the people range He joined the Ogden, and this land." "The California region Utah, office in 1994 as Blackwellisa 1970gradu- offers many challenges, deputy regional forester, ate of the University of given its unique land- and he was promoted to re- Minnesota and holds a scapes and diverse popula- gional forester in 1997. Be- bachelor's degree in forest tion," said Bosworth. "Jack fore that, Blackwell did a management. He holds was my deputy regional stint in the national head- membership in the Society forester in the Intermoun- quarters for several years, of American Foresters and tain Region and then we And, he has had assign- the American Indian Sci- were neighboring regional ments in national forests in ence and Engineering Soci- foresters for four years so I Wisconsin, Minnesota, ety. r i I I i i i i i i i i Ii i i i i i i i i i i iI There ship in the council is on a vol- resenting older persons; mi- Y a vacancy in unteer basis, mileage is reim- nority and/or low income se- It,. ort bursed for travel to and from niors; disabled adults; 6 qts. oil- lube, oil & filter Lem )ers supp council meetings, non-Area Agency on Aging - . Inspect brakes & rotate tires es of the Older Other benefits of member- service providers; and inter- .r7 Act, and repre- ship include a picnic lun- ested community individuals. . - .... ... Service coolant system ;Sion and role of cheon in the summer and a To receive a membership Replace wiper blades if needed . acy on Aging to restaurant luncheon with the application or for more infer- !/.( Check all fluids, hoses and belts bramunity. Mem- December meeting; refresh- mation on council member- r,,,/, . \ :< :o, .... "u " ," "'# n i i n ments and beverages at all ship, call Nancy Taylor, aging ' identifying ,- -c . ' o J, ...-.,, Check battery co d t o , eseniorpopu,regular meetings; and the op- program specialist at I-' \ , / .,. reviewing the portunity for personal growth 898-6768 "---.'2 r Check w/washer operation I '-..X. J\ .... " Check heater & defrost operation Inspect all lights l A km re smoking rates, we will save lives." However, since 90 percent at American of smokers still start before anniversary, Cancer Societyage 18, the Great American Smokeout now focuses more to conquer on urging young people not to smokers start smoking. Teens against Tobacco, an Michelle American Cancer Society County campaign led by teens, expos- on Pro- es the tobacco industry's mar- to help duringketing tactics directed at peo- on the third Nov. pie 18 and younger. Prevention helps solve two problems at once, according of materials to Dr. Larry Gruder, volun- are interestedteer chair of the cancer soci- Jrrutia said. ety's Tobacco Control Initia- and self- tive Team. We'Vs1,,pur "If we can prevent young in quit- people from starting, they won't have to overcome nice- can call Urrutia tine addiction and they'll nev- er suffer the health problems California caused by smoking," he said. the day on "We're also pressing state and eat American county lawmakers to provide 1976. In 1988,more resource to expand the Sed the first effective programs for pre- anti-tobac- venting teens form becoming addicted and helping people rates de- quit, whatever their age." to 17 per- Teens growing up in Call- s, down from fornia since the passage of ]n 1998, ac- Proposition" 99 are more Can- aware of the dangers of smok- ing than their parents were. "In the 70s we had proof that nicotine was addictive, lth Services and the Surgeon General's re- said Sharen port had made people aware of legisla- that tobacco was hazardous, the Ameri- but the awareness of smoking Califor- showed that as a method of killing oneself or of the dangers of second- ted hand smoke just wasn't there," said Jennie Cook, a 35- the year American Cancer Soci- making for ety volunteer. We can lower As parents teach their chil- g0ff to save on your a helpful hint from at Plumas Cooperative. lights when you leave a even if you're only )r a little while! else you can do to conserve: make a great In most cases, compact flu- can replace your regular incandescent light bulbs. more efficient than incandescent bulbs and will longer. They also bum cooler than a standard great way to save on your electric bill. As part of COnservation program, we're offering a special fluorescent bulbs to all co-op members for a lira- .00 a piece! Each bulb uses 25 watts of power, but light! Stop by the Portola or Susanville today to get your bulbs. There is a four bulb per lie Supplies last! (IIO) zl-I l IuIanvfllI Aria IA REC dren to avoid smoking and schools preach the anti-tobac- co message, the public-health community expects fewer peo- ple will start smoking "I watched a four-year-old boy convince a 22-year-old to put out his cigarette at a festi- val at my local community college not long ago," Cook said. "That little boy's par- ents, who were born in an era of tobacco awareness, must have taught him from an ear- ly age that tobacco is bad." $129.95 ,us tax Diesels 95 Must Call for an appointment have coupon. Coupon expires Nov. Not good with any other offer. 30, 2001 I We'll give away a 221b: turkey! Call "THE PRINT for all your printing needs!! 283-0800 I Name: Address: Daytime Telephone: I I I I I I I ]ally--m-" values are real values" I~1. ~ ' I I If.. IiI ~ ~ iIIt} I I I I I I I I I I I I I Camel, ' ltinston l 3tggon GI, c$ USA$ Open I Mon.Fri ?am.Spin I Iam*lpm I Black Velvet $ LTSL ...................... Imulm, Sco* $" LT I. ...................... 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