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PAGE 2 • THE INTERMOUNTAIN NEWS • OCTOBER 26,2011 By BILL CAMPBELL bill@theimnews.com HAUNTED HOUSE IN FALL RIVER MILLS U 2 Chicken? The bright orange poster reads. Halloween celebrants can tour two stories of ghostly and ghoulish fun at the Fall River Mills Fire Department building on Oct. 29 and 31. The third annual Haunted House is from 7 p.m. until ???? A second night was added because of last year's overflow crowd, according to Quincy Hatch, Hatch, Run Shannon and Bret Ellien created the eerie exhibit. Admission is adults $6 and $3 for kids under 12. Pro- ceeds benefit the Fall River Fire Department. Hatch promised an evening of frightful fun. STATE AGENCY LISTENS TO RESIDENTS, REVISES RULES Two and one-half years after shelving proposed state- wide regulations for on-site wastewater treatment sys- tems, commonly called septic systems, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) is rolling out revised regulations in a series of statewide meetings. The northern California hearing is Friday at David Marr Theater, Shasta Learning Center, 2200 Eureka Way, Suite B in Redding. l]mes are 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Each public hearing has identical content. SWRCB received significant opposition to the first set of regulations. An overflow crowd forced the cancella- tion of public hearings in Santa Rosa in February 2009. Thereafter, SWRCB sought public advice about the regu- lations. Prompted by legislation passed by the legislature in 2000, the rules regulate discharge wastes that impair or threaten to impair surface water or groundwater qual- ity. The new regulations affect only five percent of the property owners using septic systems, according .to David Clegern, public information officer, SWRCB. The first set of regulations affected all Calif. property owners using a septic system to dispose of human waste. Original regulations required testing on all septic tank and domestic water wells, which expected to cost home- owners $1,000 every 10 years. A replacement system was approximately $30,000 nearly 10 times current cost. Also, local agencies could not adopt rules for local con- ditions. New regulations exempt existing, functioning septic SYstems not located near a stream, river, or lake the State has identified as contaminated with bacteria and/or nitrogen related compounds. The board's website, www.swrcb.ca.gov/water_ issues/programs/owts/index.shtml, has a map tool to determine if property is affected by the new rules. Burney and Fall River Mills residents are served by public waste disposal systems. While McArthur residents have septic systems, according to the map, no nitrogen-compound or patho- gen impaired waters are located within 2,000 feet of the town. Checking two properties on Pittville Road had inconsistent results. Residence A is identified close to Beaver Creek, an impaired water source, while resi- dence B, which is actually closer to Beaver Creek, had no impaired waters. Map tests indicated Pit River and Hat Creek are not impaired waters. However, Clegern stated "certain reaches" on a body of water might be impaired while other sections are not impaired. He emphasized the map works best using a specific address. The caveat to the regulations is "the presence or absence of impaired waters within 2000 feet of a prop- erty does not constitute a final determination that system upgrades are required," states the board's website. The PIP said the state has to suspect a problem. "We have to come in and prove it." He said the state would interfere only if a local agency does not resolve a prob- lem. Clegern said, "septic is the problem, not agriculture pathogens." SAM FOX SLATED TO FINISH PCT TREK Sam Fox, a Rhode Island resident, featured in the Sept. 28 issue of The News and running/hiking/walking the Pacific Coast Trail (PCT) to raise money for Parkin- son's research, was nearing his destination this week- end: Earlier this month, near Reno, he was within striking distance of breaking the PCT speed-record, having hiked 1605 miles in 38 days, a pace of over 40 miles per day. A winter storm warning changed his plan to traverse the High Sierras. Significant amount of snow; sleet, ice and strong winter winds were predicted creating a haz- ardous, possibly catastrophic situation. Fox would have hiked nearly 400 miles alone in the wilderness in winter conditions before he would recon- nect with his support vehicle. A detour plan was devised. He hiked from Death Valley National Park's Badwater Basin, the lowest point in the continental United States, to the summit of Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the con- tiguous 48 states. In a span of about 140 miles, he would go from 282 feet below sea level to 14,494 feet above sea level." He rejoined the trail, crossed the Mojave Desert and was scheduled to finish the adventure Tues- day morning. Fox ran/walked/hiked 2,265.5 miles at an average pace of 42.46 miles per day. According to his website, his achievement raised nearly $140,000 of the $250,000 goal. Contributions can be made on the web- site home page. Congratulations, Sam. IT'S OBVIOUS I DON'T SPEAK ITALIAN OK. I chuckled when I translated the subject of last week's column on Google's Translate website. The story was about Conrad Skaggs, a Cassel resi- dent, and his family bicycle ride in the Santa Rosa Gran rondo. However, I consistently wrote Gran Rondo: According to the GranFondoUSA website, Gran rondo is "big ride" in Italian. The Google Translate website says Gran rondo means "long-distance." In either case, an Italian Gran Rondo, according to Goes!e, is a Grand Rondo in English, definitely unrelated to bicycling. Hope you are chuckling, too. ...... R I A family disturbance was reported Sunday at 1 :i3 p.m. at the 20600 block of Roff Way in Burney. • • • • • • • A Burney woman reported Sunday &t 3:24 p.m. she has a stroller on her front porch on Pine Street in Burney and that while she was sleeping someone flipped it over. • • • • • • • Burney deputies were contacted about an ongoing dispute between neighbors Sunday evening. A caller stated her neighbors had thrown numerous items into her yard and this injured her son. • • • • • • • A caller reported Sunday at 6:03 p.m. two pit bulldogs were wandering the neigh- borhood near the 20100 block of Arrowood Street in Burney and had charged at his neighbor earlier. • • • • ,m • • A disturbance was re- ported on Webster Way in Montgomery Creek Sunday at 8:49 p.m. A calle r reported his ex-girlfriend and others had broken into his residence and were breaking things. • • • • • • • A residential burglary was reported Saturday at the 45400 area of Highway 299 in McArthur. It's believed the burglary occurred within the past week. • • • • • • • A Hat Creek woman re- ported Saturday her 30-year- old daughter left two days ago and had not returned. The caller said the missing woman also left her 2-year- old at the Charlie Bone Road location. • • • • • • • A Burney woman re- ported Saturday her $1,500 diamond pendant is missing from her jewelry box. She believed her estranged boy- friend was responsible for the theft on Huron Avenue. • • • • • • • A verbal disturbance was reported Saturday at 6:16 p.m. at the 42200 area of Wilcox Ro'ad'iri Ht' Creek:" " ,m • ,m i",a • m A burglar alarm sounded at the 44500 area of Dee Knoch Road in McArthur Saturday at 7:41 p.m. It was thought animals inside the home or the resident possi- bly activated the alarm. • • • • • • • A woman reported Friday someone threw a pumpkin on the back of her grand- daughter's car while parked at the 37200 block of Supe- rior Avenue in Burney the previous night. • • • • • [] • A caller reported Friday at 11:55 a.m. a subject, pos- sibly a male dressed as a female, walked into the Hill- crest women's restroom car- rying a small handgun. The caller said the subject got out of a vehicle occupied by four other subjects. m • • • • • • A Burney caller reported Friday at 5:41 p.m. two men who had been drinking all day were inside his Hudson Street apartment and refus- ing to leave. • • • • m • • A verbal disturbance was reported Friday at 7:40 p.m. at Quebec Street and Moun- tain View Road in Burney. • • • • • • • Deputies arrested Angle Mary Mcmullen, 41, Friday at 9:57 p.m. for alleged public intoxication at Fall River High School. • • • • • • • Deputies were alerted Thursday at 1:10 a.m. a fe- male was in the emergency room at Mayers Memorial Hospital, being treated for a self-inflicted wound from a razor. • • • • • • • A 13-year-old from Wash- ington State died Thursday from a self-inflicted gunshot While on a hunting trip with his family at Robert Canyon northwest of Montgomery Creek. The youth was identi- fied as Michael Hunter Cook and was found about 100 yards from camp off of the Pit River arm of Shasta Lake. • • • • • • • Mike Ciberend reported Oct. 19 the theft of a water tank valued, at more than $5,500 from the 15600 area of Mywoods Lane in Oak Run. • • • • • • • Ingeborg Schmidt report- ed the theft of several cords of firewood Oct. 19 from the 12600 area of Sugar Loaf Lane in Old Station. • • • • • • • A verbal argument be- tween a married couple mov- ing property from a local rent- al to Redding was reported Oct. 19 at 11:20 a.m. • • • • • • • .Sheena Hawkins reported Oct. 19 a vehicle window was broken while parked at the 20100 block of Arowood Street in Burney. • • • • • • • Deputies arrested Dana June Rowland, 30, at Que- bec Street in Burney on a warrant for allegedly receiv- ing known stolen property valued at more than $400. She was booked into Shasta County jail and released Oct. 19. • • • • • • -• Deputies arrested James Makin Love, 61, at the 20600 area of Big Bend Road for violation of probation Oct. 18 at 9:15 a.m. • • • • • • • A Concord caller reported Oct. 18 at 12:41 p.m. he was told a hunter was trespassing on Hatchet Wind Farm prop- erty near Turbine 15. Depu- ties found the man was not trespassing. • • • • • • • A Burney woman reported Oct. 18 at 5:21 p.m. she told a 60-year-old she knew not to drive when she had been drinking. The caller said the woman she gave the advice to told her "she is packing" and to leave her alone. • • • • • • • CCW CLASS OCT 30, 2011 Burney Lions Hall 8AJ to 8PM Cost: $175.00 CCW Renewal • 9:30am to i;30pm Cost $60.00 Remtr/p&v b Oct 23, 2011 100 rounds of alma Sign up/pay at VauRlm's in 355-2581 A bicycle was reported Oct. 17 stolen from the 37000 block of Highway 299 in Burney. • • • • • • • A burglary to a shop at the 37100 block of Bue Way in Burney was reported Oct. 17 and is believed to have oc- curred sometime within the past three months. • m • • • • • A woman reported being assaulted Oct. 17 &t 5:10 p.m. by a female she loaned money to that occurred while she was trying to get it back at the 36900 block of Oak Street in Burney. • • • • • • • Deputies arrested Kevin James Brumbaugh, 47, on a warrant Oct. 17 at 6:36 p.m. at Highway 299 and Cedar Street in Burney. He was booked into Shasta County jail for alleged battery on a non-cohabiting spouse and released. • • • • • • • Deputies received infor- mation Oct. 17 at 6:37 p.m. of a male in a hospital gown running across the street from Mayers Memorial Hos- pital in Fall River Mills. Depu- ties contacted the hospital and employees there said the subject was a patient and that they had brought him back to the facility. • • • • • • • Deputies received infor- mation Oct. 17 at 8:31 p.m. of a male subject stumbling in and out of the roadway on Highway 299 near the Pit One Grade. • • • • • • • Total incidents handled by the Shasta County sheriff's office in the unincorporated areas of the county and also includes calls as the law enforcement agency under contract for the City of Shas- ta Lake: October 23 - 123 October 22 - 97 October 21 - 121 October 20 - 115 October 19 - 125 October 18 - 127 October 17 - 144 BREAKFAST000000b00, LUNCH DINNER Cocktails, Beer & Wine CHINESI& AMERICAN CUISINE Orders to Take Out 592 Ilafltet SL hd., 241-9747 Steve Martin AUTO Repair Smog Check Station 0 Tune Ups Electrical Repair ,.cv,,,,, Computer Diagnostic 5dV  37379 Highway 299 - Burney 530-335-2940 HALEY INSURANCE MARKETING Karl Homey, Owner, ClSR, AFIS CA Lic.# 0C41068, OR Lic.#181811 Home • Auto • Commercial • Farm/Ranch Equine • Workers Comp • Bonds Special Events & More! 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Box 392 • 43123 Highway 299, Suite A Fall River Mills, California 96028 haleyinsurancemarketing@yahoo.com WORD OF LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD 37341 Main Slteet• Burney • 336,-4419 • www,m(ablney,0rg Pastor Ken Frazier Sunday Worship Services 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. Nursery (O-3yrs) Children's Church (4yrs-5th grade) Power Source Youth (Jr./Sr. High) Wed. 7 p.m. A Place to...Belong, Believe, Become SOLID ROCK FOUR SQUARE CHURCH 20343 Tamarack Avenue • Burney • 335-4300 Pastor Bud Porter-Smith Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. Children's Church: Pre-school to 6th Grade Nursery: 0-toddler Wednesday: Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry 4pm-6pm Midweek Service Thursday Night 6:30 p.m. SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH Fall River Mills • 336-5260 Saturday: Sabbath School 9:45 a.m. Worship Service 11:30 a.m. Pastor Bruce Blum (530) 279-6191 INTERMOUNTAIN FREE CHURCH Worship Service: Sunday 10 a.m. Children: Krista Lee Youth: Jeff & Dana Looper Pastor: Thom McKee 336-5024 imfreechurch.com Grace Community Bible Church Pastor Henry Winkelman Tamarack Ave. Burney 335-2367 Independent Fundamental Bible Church 9:45 am Sunday School, all ages l 1 am Wo)-ship Service-6 p.m. Evening Service Wednesday: 7 p.m: Bible Study and Prayer Little Country Church, McArthur Where restoration through Christ can be found... Luke 4:18-19 Sunday: 9:45am ° Bible Study: Wednesday 7prn 1 ChUdren'sChurch too) J Pastor Pete Lorenzen 530-336-7226 On the web: www.lccmcarthur.org 44241 Hwy 299E ° McArthur THE GLENBURN COMMUNITY CHURCH Corner of Glenburn & McArthur Roads in the heart of the Fall River Valley Sunday Worship: 11:00 a.m. Adult Bible Study: 9:45 a.m. Other services throughout the week - Bill Myers, Pastor - 336-6914 FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH 20400 Timber (at Juniper) Burney, CA 96013 I Sunday Service at 9:30 a.m. VISITORS WELCOME!