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'8A Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Indian Valley Record WEEKLY GATHERINGS, MEETINGS AND CLUBS Thursday, March 5 Workshop for Plumas Artists, 2-4:30 p.m., Greenville Southern Baptist Church, Greenville Wolf Creek Road. 284-7069. WIC Program, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Indian Valley Resource Center, Main St., Greenville,, 283-4093 or 1-800-WIC-4093. Immunizations and Fam- ily Planning, 10 a.m.-ll a.m. Greenville Town Hall, 283- 6330. Friday, March 6 Sewing, Crafts and Coffee, 11 a.m.-noon, Taylorsville Community United Methodist Church, Nelson Street, 284-7861 or 284-7670. Celebrating Recovery, free dinner 5:30 p.m., worship at 6:30 p.m., and group meeting at 7:30 p.m. Lake Almanor Community Church, 2610 Hwy A-13. Ca]] 596-3683. Chlldcare provided. AA, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Hot Springs Road, Greenville. Wolf Creek 4-H, 7 p.m., Greenville Rotary, 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, Hot Indian Valley Community Springs Road. Call advisor Center Conference Room, Randy Hovlanff,, 284-1545. Highway 89, Greenville. AA Meeting, Big Book Reading. 7 p.m. First Baptist Tuesday, March 10 Church, Hot Springs Road, A1-Anon Family Group Greenville. Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Commu- Sierra Cascade Street Rod- nity United Methodist ders, 6 p.m., Round Table Church, 386 Main St, (Back Pizza, Quincy, 283-0284. door on Brentwood Dr), Indian Valley Community Chester. Services District, 6:30 p.m., American Legion and Aux- Indian Valley Professional iliary, 7 p.m., Greenville Le- Building, Highway 89, gion Hall, Pine St. Call Greenville, 284-7224. 284-7580 or 284-6829. Women's Cancer Support Coffee Express, hosted by Group, 2nd Wed., 6-7:30 p.m., IHSS Public Authority, In- Our Savior Lutheran Church home caregivers & receivers fellowship hall, 298 East High welcome. 2nd Tues., 10 a.m., St., Quincy, For more info, Mountain View Manor, call Judy, 283-1008. Quincy, For info call (866) Plumas County Mental 577-6331. Health Commission 2nd Wed., Quincy ibrary, noon-2 p.m. Public invited. Location Wednesday, March 1 1 may sometimes change, call A1-Anon, 5:30 p.m., at the 283-6307 or 283-0782 to con- Grange Hall in Taylorsville. firm. Monday, March 9 --1.a 1.4 ~ NWNe:~da /'~4 a.m. t AA, 7 p.m., First Lutheran "2"2" ~ %. r----B;~-O-DJ'O ....... ~ earthquake ~ 1.4/ \ ~ , 2/22 ~ 1.0 I swarm Church, Bush Street, 10:40p.m. 1 t ~ 1:45a.m. I continues! Greenville. 2/19 2:0~'a~.m. t / ~2/2S : 10Sevents. Overeaters Anonymous: 4- 1 "~ 2/25 Burney~ .', /~ I 5 M 3s -" "'~ LI % ~ / 5 p.m. at Chester Community 1o:45 a.m.~ " "~ ~ ~/ ="" I 2/24 - ,5 united Methodist Ch, ch, l,X,/ .... k I ........ ~~ ~,= J~.~.~ / ~usanv, le~, ~, / 2/21 386 Main Street, Chester. 1.8 /..~p~r--~--~ ~he, t!r/...O ~ ~}[ / nterin ac o .rn woo Drive. For more information call 530-260-3512. Taylorsville Community 9:07a.m. v'*/~:;--_a ~ ~ .x (-~ Portola] Ir' _ 4:59"p.m.11 Grange, 6 p.m. Main Street, Taylorsville. Call 284-6618. 2/25 1.9,/k~,~;)" ~ ~.. : ,~ ~ .~...___~, ~1 ii ~,~ 2124 Greenville Streetscape 7: im" .'\ ,eno Droville k ' ~ -~/ - - l-, P' Committee, 6:30 p.m., Call ...................... ] ~ / , "" dk, p t ..... Ij" , Truckee- I J(, Carson City for meeting location, 284- Magnitude 1.0 ~ rt; 6929. .~ ,I ,IL ~L 9:09 p.m.~ ~i (J1 ~2 ~3 ~4+ ).t,s ...... ,c~Dc ,,d u,, 2/20 ~ l,. ' miles below the surface. Mild ground shudders were reported by a few people. ~ ....... ~ .... ~i ...... but it was not strong enough to knock items from tables or shelves. Further lhe number of earthquakes decreased west and towards Red Bluff was a M 1.8 from the previous week, dropping by a tremor earlier in the week. third and to the mid teens. i"~'.:~",,"~.'~~ ........................ ~ A light M 12 jiggle was recorded at ~ ~i ~i lhe intensity of seismicity decreased Lassen Peak and a couple tiny events as well as only one event registered in were measured between Quincy and the M 2 range. There were no M 3s. Portola. ~ ..... lhe largest eartffquake measured Theeartllquake'swarm in northwest`= M 2.8 and occurred at 9:07 a.m. Wednes- ern Nevada continued, producing 105 LAST WEEK'S day, February 25, in a remote area south events including five in the M 3 range. on Mineral and in the Tehama Wildlife Scientist are speculating about the TEM PERATU RES Refuge. The focal depth was about six geothermal causes of the activity. Advanced ~1,.~ ; ,-,1+; Inc. ,, ' ,eo.o ,c x ,,ora.on, Scientists of the Earth TM 180 Main St. * P.O. Box 1956 Chester CA 96020 (530) 258-4228 DATE HIGH LOW Feb. 23 50 25 Feb. 24 62 20 Feb. 25 63 24 Feb. 26 62 29 Feb. 27 55 30 Feb. 28 46 35 Feb. 29 51 28 Feb. 30 --- 24 Total Prscip since July 1:24,26 inches; 6 inches snow. Total last year this date: 10.33" July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014: 18.12" (Snow total 2013-2014: 8") July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013:32.65 Compiled by Raymond Hunt LAKE LEVELS Lake Almanor *Elevation J'Current 4,482.52 1 Year Ago 4,481.59 Lake Almanor **Capacity 1Current 847,347 1 Year Ago 825,183 Bucks Lake *Elevati0n 1Current 5,143.84 1 Year Ago 5,128.14 Bucks Lake **Capacity J'Current 82,302 1 Year Ago 57,177 *Elevation above sea level in ft. **Storage in acre ft. tFeb. 22, 2015 March 2, 2014 Weather Forecast for Greenville Wednesday, March 4 Sunrise 6:35-Sunset 6:02 Sunny, high near 56. Wednesday Night: Clear, low around 27. Saturday, March 7 Sunrise 6:31 --Sunset 6:05 Sunny, wtth a hugh near 66 Saturday Night: Mostly clear, low around 33. Thursday, March 5 I Sunrise 6:~--Sunset 6:03 Sunny, high near 59. Full Moon Thursday Night: Mostly clear, low around 30. Sunday, March 8 Sunrise 7.'29-Sunset 7:06 Daylight Savings starts ~o~ Sunny, with a high near 65. Sunday Night: Mostly clear, low around 33. S u n r ~':~: Y32-M-;r:r hs e6t 6:04 Sunny, high near 64. Friday Night: Mostly clear, low around 31. Monday, March 9 Sunrise 7:28--Sunset 7:07 Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Tuesday, March 10 Sunrise 7:26-Sunset 7:08 CHURCHES Christ the Redeemer Church, 284~1003, First Lutheran, 120 Bush St., Greenville., ctrandlican.org. Church Of Jesus Christ Of 'Latter Day Saints, 284-7517 or 284- 1414, Hideway Rd., Greenville. Christ the Redeemer Church, 284-1003, 120 Bush St., Greenville, ctranglican.org. Community United Methodist Churches of Greenville and Taylorsville, 284-7316, 212 Pine St., Greenville and Nelson & Warren St., Taylorsville. First Baptist, 284-7714, 133 Hot Springs Rd.. Greenville. First Lutheran, 284-7683, 116 Bush St., Greenville. Greenville Assembly of God, 284-6586, Forgay & Setzer, Greenville. Indian Mission Full Gospel, N. Valley Rd., Greenville. Indian Valley Christian Fellowship, 275 School St., Crescent Mills (preschool building). Sunday School 9:45; church services 11 a.m. 284-1463 (284-1GOD). Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah's Witnesses, 284-6006, 1192 N. Valley Rd., Greenville. Seventh-Day Adventist, 310-2042, Hwy. 89, next to Sierra Sunrise, Greenville. Southern Baptist, 284-7522, 241 Greenville Wolf Creek Rd., Greenville. St. Anthony's Catholic Father Larry Beck. Jessie Street, Greenville. 283-0890. Sunday Mass, 11 a.m.; Thursday Mass, noon. Ann Powers Staff Writer apowers@plumasnews.com Move over Patsy Cline -- the Bertucci family's search for their lost dog, Dusty, plays out like a poignant country song. Appropriately, the story all started on Valentine's Day. The Bertuccis adopted the Shetland sheepdog three years ago from a rescue shelter after a previous owner abused him. Because of the mistreatment, Dusty was afraid of people, sensitive to loud noises and required medication, said Tara Bertucci. During a Feb. 14 outing at Lake Davis with her son, Shawn, Tara said Dusty ran off when startled by the sound of a gunshot in the distance and disappeared into the 1.2 million acres of Plumas National Forest. At the time, Tara's father in Montana was gravely ill and barely clinging to life. "Dad will be passing soon, according to hospice," she said. "His organs have been slowly shutting down. I hope we are able to make it back to Montana before it's too late." Tara also had a broken foot and was using crutches. This made it hard for her to look for Dusty because she couldn't easily walk or drive. "He's scared of people and I knew he wouldn't just come to anyone," she explained. "This was so difficult for me not being able to do anything to find Dusty other than call his name while sitting in the trailer or vehicle with my foot elevated. I felt so helpless." To top it all off, the family's septic system backed up at their home in Reno, creating an added crisis for Tara's husband, Tony, to deal with in the midst of an already chaotic situation. Nevertheless, that week the family made a daily pilgrimage from Reno to Lake Davis looking for their beloved pet, backed by overwhelming support. The Dusty, a Shetland sheepdog, following an exhaustive and around Lake Davis. Greg Knight Sports Editor sports@plu~nasnews.com Thanks to an online fundralsing effort spearheaded by local musician and artist Johnny Walker, FeatherRiver College soccer phenomenon Sherifatu Sumaila is a little bit closer to paying off a student debt that threatened to derail her chance to play at Florida State Univers.ity next season. Walker, an avid fan of FRC sports, has created a GoFundMe.com account for Sumaila, who, because of an offset in financial aid she was able to acquire at the college and the total cost of her After eight harrowing days lost in the Plumas National Forest, Dusty is home safe and sound. Photos courtesy Bertucci family Bertuccis said just about every organization, business and animal lover under the Plumas County sun pitched in for Dusty's safe return. Fliers were posted, prayers were said and voices went hoarse calling the pooch's name. In addition, Tara paid a service to make 750 calls alerting people to Dusty's disappearance. While hundreds of calls went out, hundreds also came in with "Dusty sightings" -- to no avail. The support even went global with family friends from Sweden checking in, and viral after Tara created a Facebook page chronicling Dusty's dilemma. ,, "There must have been about 1,000 people involved overall," she estimated. "I have never felt such an outpouring of love, care and sleeps soundly among his toys extensive search to find him in tuition, is roughly $7,500 short of being able to pay off what is owed to Feather River. "If she cannot pay that debt down before graduation and obtain her transcripts, the offer from FSU will vanish," Walker said about his decision to help out. Sumaila, an All-American who recently turned 18 and maintains a 3.69 GPA at the college, has playedthe past two seasons for the Lady Golden Eagles and helped them on their way to a pair of Golden Valley Conference championships. She signed with the Florida State Seminoles women's soccer team last month for a two-year, full-ride program -- concern since we moved here from Montana in 1988," Unfortunately, as the weekend rolled around again there was still no sign of Dusty. So, the Bertuccis took it to the next level. The family returned to Lake Davis and set up their search and rescue operation as a campsite at Honker Cove Overlook. They arrived armed with Dusty's toys, bowls, blankets, towels, dog beds, leashes, clothes with their scent on them, a cage on loan from Plumas County Animal Control and a lot of red meat. Shawn strategically placed bowls of fresh steak alongside the various comfort items from home, leading Dusty to the area where his family anxiously waited. Finally, on the eighth day of his absence, around 2 a.m., Dusty showed up -- hungry, tired, cold, scratched, limping on bloody paws and with clumps of fur missing-- but wagging his tail at the sight of his'humans. Following the obvious tears, hugs, huge sighs of relief and sloppy, wet dog kisses, the Sheltie was whisked to the veterinarian for a checkup. The vet said Dusty will need a little TLC for a while, but should be fine soon. "He was a little whacked after being in the forest for so long," recalled Tara. "He is one lucky, lucky dog and we are lucky owners. We are so happy to have him back." And Dusty is happy to be back too. The Bertuccis report that their canine companion has been eating, sleeping and staying close to their sides. The family plans to host a "welcome home Dusty" celebration in Portola for those who assisted with the effort. For more information, visit Dusty's Facebook page at facebook.com/dusty.bertucci. provided she graduates from FRC. So far, Walker's page has raised nearly $1,000 of the $7,500 goal. Anyone interested in donating can find the fundraiser at gofund me.com/sherifatusumaila. "This is very important to her future as she will be majoring in business at FSU and she would also have the opportunity to play professionally in Europe or Africa upon graduation. She is one of nine children and the ability to help her family financially would be greatly enhanced if she returned with both a bachelor's degree and the experience of playing for the Seminoles," said Walker.