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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 3B LAW ORDER VITAL S00?ATISTICS CHP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by Quincy CHP as a ten ta rive summary pending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Highway 70, Oct. 26 At approximately 8:10 p.m., 2000 Mercury Cougar driven by Franklin Gridley, 25, of Red Bluff, was traveling westbound on Highway 70 just east of the Tobin Bridge. According to the CHP report, for unknown reasons Gridley allowed the Mercury to leave the roadway and ride up onto the north shoulder, where the vehicle struck a rock and overturned. The car came to a stop on its roof in the westbound lane and all the occupants were able to exit the vehicle. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene to treat minor injuries, mostly abrasions to arms and legs of'the occupants. The collision remains under investigation at this time. Near Arlington, Oct. 27 At approximately 3:20 p.m., Harley J. Fischer, 35, of Taylorsville, was driving a 2004 Honda TRX 450R on private property south of Arlington Road. As Fischer drove through a grass/dirt opening, he collided with a rock, causing the Honda to overturn and eject Fischer. His left shoulder collided with the ground and his helmet came off. The Honda came to rest upside down facing in an easterly direction. Fischer was taken to Renown Hospital in Reno, Nev., by life-flight due to his injuries, which included pain to his left wrist and shoulder, chest pain and a gash in his forehead. Highway 70, Oct. 28 Julio Rios, 29, of Dixon, was driving a 2005 Peterbilt truck tractor, towing a pair of empty flatbed trailers, eastbound on Highway 70 at a stated speed of 40-45 mph. According to the CHP report, he was negotiating a right turn in the roadway, east of Rogers Flat when, for an undetermined reason, he allowed the vehicle combination to leave the south roadway edge. When Rios realized his vehicle had left the roadway, he turned to the left in an attempt to bring the vehicle combination back onto the roadway. He was able to turn the power unit (tractor) back onto the roadway. The trailers went off the south shoulder and started down a steep descending embankment. The weight and momentum , of the trailers pulled the tractor off the shoulder and down the embankment. The combination of vehicles traveled down the steep embankment and struck several large rocks. The combination of vehicles came to rest on their wheels at the bottom of the embankment and at the edge of the Feather River. Rios was able to extricate himself from the vehicle. Rios suffered minor injuries, complaining of pain to his left shoulder and back. Oro-Quincy Highway, Oct. 28 Nao Yang, 47, of Oroville, and his wife Sheng Ziong, 41, of Orovflle, were driving eastbound on the Oro-Quincy Highway at 6:25 a.m, just west of Forest Service Road 24N36. According to the CHP report, Nao negotiated a curve in ttie roadway at DEATH NOTICES James Gray James Gray, 64, of Chico, died Oct. 22, 2013, in Chico. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home in Chico. Daniel Gordon Dorris Daniel Dorris, 79, of Chico, died Oct. 28, 2013, in Chico. He was born Aug. 9, 1934, in Alturas. Survivors include his wife Heather Dorris; his children Nancie Petak, Jerome Dorris, Aimee Dorris, Kailie Dorris, Sara Price, Erica Micheli; eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; his brothers Roger Dorris and Ron Dorris and his sister Deanne Pearson. Funeral services will be held Nov. 9, 2 p.m, at the First Christian Church in Chico. Arrangements under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home in Chico. David Bruce Bates Quincy resident David approximately 35 mph and, Bruce Bates died at Country because of snow and ice on Villa Nursing and the road, lost control of his Rehabilitation in Quincy 2000 Toyota Tacoma. Nao Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at the tried to correct the age of 59. out-of-control vehicle, but Born in Providence, Rhode was unable to do so before it Island on Dec. 30, 1953, to the went off the south shoulder of late Rhode Island natives the highway and up a small Arnold and Shirley (Kent) embankment. The Tacoma Bates, David was raised and then rolled onto its roof. Yang attended school in and Xiong both struck their Providence. heads and became At his request no services unconscious. When they both will take place following came to, they exited out of the cremation at Fehrman broken passenger side Crematory. An opportunity window. A passer-by to express your condolences contacted CHP for help. Yang to the family along with refused medical treatment, signing the memorial guest Xiong was taken to Plumas register is available online District Hospital in Quincy at fehrmanmortuary. Any where she was treated and remembrances in David's released for minor injuries, memory can be made to his including cuts to her head. wife, Sandra Bates, P.O. Box Saturday, November 9th 10am-4pm C00llecting Non-perishab00for cAN Tues-Fri 2() 19 East Main St., Quincy 9:30am-5:30pm sat lOam-4pm 283-2929 Closed Sun & Mon www.quincyhotspot.cora 512, Quincy, CA to help defray final expenses. Frances McFeely Jommen Frances McFeely Jommen, age 79, a resident of Crescent City, passed away Oct. 30, 2013, from complications following a stroke. A native of Yuba City, she owned and operated The Bear Club in Chester in the 1970s and 1980s. Until recently, she and her husband owned a vacation home near Greenville. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Donald Jommen; her sister Edna Luttrell, of San Jose, and numerous nieces and nephews. CARDS of THANKS Thank you, thank you, thank you for your prayers and well-wishes, the food, the cards and everything. The people of this community are a true blessing. Bing or "age? I We're the experts I REPLACING I REPAIRING: I DOORS TRIM I WINDOWS PLUMBING I ROOFING ELECTRICAL I Insurance repairs | are one of our I specialties! I I I CONSTRUCTION I (53Oir 2008;5322(}35 I [ma,,O,,umas.ews00om] BIRTHS ChloeLynn Marie Hawkins ChloeLynn Marie Hawkins was born to John Hawkins and Courtney Mellott, of Quincy, on Oct. 18, 2013, at 3:33 p.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. ChloeLynn weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Shinell Browning, Bolland Keller and John Hooper. Paternal grandparents are Timothy Hawkins and Cherl Hames. Great-grandparents include Donna Hooper, John Hooper, Bonnie Browning and Butch Browning. Ember Teanah West Ember Teanah West was born to Matthew F. West and Megan M. Leonhardt, of Quincy, on Oct. 14, 2013, at 1:26 p.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Ember weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Chuck and Johnna Leonhardt, of Quincy, and Cheryl and Robert Downing, of Sparks, Nev. Paternal grandparents are Scott and Barbara West, of Meadow Vista. Great-grandparents are Carol Leonhardt, Dirk and Mary West and Ruth and Don Julian. Azalea Madell Hamilton A daughter, Azalea Madell, was born to parents David and Aimee Hamilton, of Meadow Valley, at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy on Oct. 21, 2013, at 10:08 p.m. The new baby weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Johnna Leonhardt of Quincy and Robert Steen of Chester. Paternal grandparents are Donald and Barbara Hamilton of Quincy. " Bake Now at Table ~ The Last Honest Pizza :: allr l re TAKE 'N' BAKE :: 101"I" PIZZA ! ,, .... _E_ _p ,_r e:_ ,_2 _/3_ ,_/_ _3 ............. _T_ k.-O _, _o_ .j y_ _ ....... ,; i FF SPEC00A,TV i , , ", Expires ]2/31/]3 ZA , 283-2320 WHAT'S BEING PLANNED When you drink It from your own museum mug Show your support for The Plumas Co. Museum by buying one of these outstanding mugs WHERE YOU COME IN and at only $10,00 they make great gifts for this upcoming holiday season! Make checks payable to Plums County Museum 530.283.6320 A NOTICE OF INITIATION OF STUDIES FOR THE YELLOW CREEK BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT LOCATED ON STATE ROUTE 70 IN PLUMAS COUNTY PROJECT LOCATION The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are proposing to replace the Yellow Creek Bridge on State Route 70, located near the community of Belden in Plumas County. The Yellow Creek Bridge is a four-span steel girder bridge measuring 192 feet in length and 23.6 feet in width. The bridge was constructed in 1934 and has exceeded its design service life. The bridge has extensive and ongoing mainten- ance concerns and does not meet current standards for shoulder widths. Caltrans is currently in the process of conducting environmental studies and preparing preliminary design, which will be utilized to prepare an Initial Study to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Environmental studies will investigate potential impacts to the environment. The Safety Roadside Rest Area facilities and parking will not be available during construction. The Pacific Crest Trail, Indian Springs Trail, and the Yellow Creek Trail will remain open to pedestrian and equestrian use, while parking will not be available on- site. The proposed project will encroach on the base floodplain. Construction is anticipated to begin during the summer of 2017 and will require two years to complete. Apublic information meeting is scheduled for November 19, 2013 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Belden Town Resort and Lodge, 14785 Belden Town Road, Belden, CA. We encourage you to attend the meeting and review the project information. We welcome any suggestions or questions you may have regarding alternatives studied or information regarding potential resources or environmental issues. Displays are available on the following website: dot.ca.govldist21projectslplumas.htm @ FHWA For individuals with disabilities, we will provide assistive services such as assistive listening devices, sign language interpreting, real-time captioning, note takers, reading or writing assistance, or training/meeting materials in Braille, large print, on audiocassette, or on compact disc. To obtain such services or copies in one of these altemate formats, please call or write, a minimum or 20 working days prior to the event, to request these needed reasonable modifications: Department of Transportation Attn: Equal Employment Opportunity Officer. 1657 Riverside Drive, Redding, CA 96001 (530) 225-3163 Voice. TTY 711