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An Independent ,Weekly I   "  ' Wednesday, for the San Diego Backeountry +--: ':  Sept, 3, 2003 Our 19 th Year, No. 2 > Julian, California BULK RATE U.S. POSTAGE PAID Perm No. 30 Jian CA 5o1 147cludet i JULIAN BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL A Favorite and Time-Honored Tradition at Frank Lane Park in almost downtown Julian SATURDAY SEPT. 20 SUNDAY SEPT. 21 Julian may not have the "Golden Arches," but there'll be something HERE for just about everyone's taste. This is the oldest Bluegrass Festival in California. Many of the finest bluegrass artists today started on our stage in contests and performances. We're going to have contests for Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin, and Guitar this year. There will be three levels in each category: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. The Fiddle and Banjo Contest is on Saturday and the Guitar and Mandolin Contest is on Sunday. The entry fee is $10.00. This is for the contestant only! Family members and friends must purchase a ticket. TICKET PRICES -- SATURDAY: Adults at the gate/S16 [ Advanced Purchase/S14]; SUNDAY: Adults at the gate/S15 [Advanced Purchase/S13] Juniors ages 7-11 / $5 for Saturday or Sunday. Advanced tickets can be purchased online at tricopo}isrecords.com. THE PARK IS BEAUTIFUL, AND THE TOWN IS NOSTALGIC. IVIAKE JULMN YOUR WEEKEND DESTINATION ON THIS FESTIVAL'S WEEKEND. JULIAN-NEWS-"NUDES" IN PALM SPRINGS As a spoof of our habit of publishing vacation photos (with Julian residents holding our newspaper), these local residents posed for the above photo at the Orbit Inn in Palm Springs. In her own words, Romano's restaurant owner and Julian resident Carole Sansregret put it best, "As a twist to the 'Julian News vacation pictures,' we decided to do a 'Julian Nudes' vacation picture. A new use for the Julian News...hiding our imperfections! Good friends. Good cheersll" In front row left to right: Toni Menghini, Steve Sheppard, Carole Sansregret, and Kathy Rosenow. Back row: Tim & Pare Whitcomb, Mike Menghini, and Frank Spevacek. Editor's Note: Thought you'd pull a "fast one" on me? I happen to know all of you were in your bathing suits behind that curtain. Witnesses (paid informants) reported to me long before you got home. We have spies everywhere. -- M.J.C. JULIAN PARAMEDICS GET THEIR "WINGS" by Stephen R. Sheppard, Contributing Writer Perhaps you were looking skyward two weeks ago Sunday and saw a firefighter dangling seventy- five feet below a large helicopter as it flew over Julian and landed at the Julian Fire Station. The San Diego Regional Fire and Rescue Helicopter and its crew had come to Julian for a joint exercise with the members of the Julian/Cuyamaca Fire Company. The helicopter is a multi faceted piece of hardware that is espe- cially suited to performing in the backcountry. It provides both mountain and water rescue capa- bilities with fire-fighting duties, not only by supplying water drops but also by being able to insert a six-man, "hand crew" into the center of a wild land fire. The helicopter unit The San Diego Regional Fire & Rescue helicoptor approaches was formed late last year the Julian Fire Station. as a joint effort between San Diego Fire and a number of corporate sponsors including Scripps Hospital. Its mission is to provide and augment rescue operations, not to Firefighterdangles 75 feet below serve as an air ambulance. With a helicoptor over Julian. crew of ten including the pilot, the craft can pluck injured persons off the side of cliffs such as Stonewall Peak or lower a paramedic with all the emergency gear necessary to save a life into a steep canyon in a fraction of the time that it would take for a rescue crew to hike in. The three full-time paramedics, members of the Julian/ Cuyamaca Fire Department -- Carolina Finch, Matt Rios, and Kris Yeary -- were selected and have successfully completed the accelerated accreditation course this past week. Each will now serve once a month as the "air medic" with the helicopter crew. The training included their mastery of rappelling seventy-five feet from the helicopter skid to the ground, air rescue operations, aircraft safety, and the operation of the external winch to raise an injured patient in a litter from the ground to the inside of the aircraft. These three individuals donated their time for this highly specialized training. They now join the flight crew drawn from San Diego Fire Department and other fire agencies from around the county and the Sycuan Golden Eagle "Hot Shots" in providing an additional level of emergency medical service and fire-fighting capabilities to our mountain community. i i i i GETTING TO Rappelling training for rescue operations has been completed by three JuliardCuyamaca Fire Department paramedics. | VOLLEYBALL HELL WEEK GOES KNOW YOU LAURA LEWIS - OUR WONDERFUL OFF WITH A BANG!! By Kary Johnston, Coach, Julian High Lady Eagles POSTMASTER Eagles for 2003: by Vee Lumpkins va/rv Junior Vanity Senior Contributing Writer Seniors Sophomores HilIary Young Nlie Wristey Nestled safely almost like a little island at Laura Cross Sherlice Nicols the crossroads of State Highway 78 and Caela Coil All Smelser Highway 79, at the southern tip of Main Addle Villalobos Jeanette Gonsalves Street, Julian is the lovely building that is one Juniors Eireann Hutchinson of the two heartbeats of Julian that make our Amy Whitlow Freshmen town tick. It is the U.S. Post Office building Miranda Smelser Gina Beckman that was built in 1985 and the other is our Rebecca Thomas Michelle Boyer town hall. Sophomores Jessica Gonsalves Highway 78 goes eastward to the desert Anna Dawson Katie OIsen and Borrego, while Highway 79 goes KalaraeJohnston Ashley Straube southward past our lovely Cuyamaca Lake Alison Hurst Julie Whirlow and then on to the pine forests and Heather Lewis Amanda Young campgrounds, a beautiful drive either way. Jessica Goodlett Within the walls of our Post Office an We hope you can join us this season! . efficient crew of employees is very busy six days aweeksortingandprocessingmailand 2003 Volleyball Schedule packages. Every week, 32,000 letters are handled; 17,000 magazines and 500  [11 packages. There are 1,814 boxes and 125 Julian La Ea! es lockers for packages. There are 429 rural deliveries. Mail is delivered to the desert as Preseason Continued on page 17 DAY DATE OPPONENT TIME JV/VAR / While it was a little warm in our old friendly gym on August 19, 2003, twenty-six girls came out for the Julian High School Volleyball Team. They were a great group of athletes! We spent a week together and discovered they are some pretty awesome volleyball players too! I am pleased to announce the Varsity and Junior Varsity Lady LOCATION 4H CLUB THANKS PROJECT BUYERS- NEXT MEETING OH SEPT 8 Editor's Note: The Julian Hews Will Publish a Feature Story an the Club in Next Week's Edition The members of the Santa Ysabel/Julian 4H Club would like to thank the buyers who help to support our projects. We really appreciate you! We would also like to thank our family and friends who make it all po>ssible! We are looking forward to another great year in 4H! The next 4H Club meeting will be Monday September 8" at 6:30 in the Julian Junior High Wolf Den. This meeting will be Aclhievement Night and installation of new offiicers. October's meeting will be for registration. Our club is always in need of Adult Volunteers to join and share their knowledge. Anyone interested please contact Margaret Drown at 765-3381, Ii ,NS,DE. II II Community Her,tage II 1] Review II by H United Clearinghouse Publishing J[ I1 Please turn to Pages A-B [I Wed 9/3 Horizon(Scrimmage) 3:30 Tue 9/9 Central 4:00-5:00 Fri 9/12 Mtn. Empire 3:15-4:15 Wed 9/17 Calvary Christian 3:15 Fri 9/19 Hamilton 3:30-4:30 Wed 9/24 Tri City Christian 3:30-4:30 Thur 9/25 Luthem 3:30-4:30 Sat 9/27 Hamilton 8:00 Tue 9/30 Esc. Advent 4:00-5:00 L+a.u+ Wed 10/8 Calapatria 3:30-4:30 Fri 10/10 Borrego 4:00-5:00 Wed 10/15 Wamers 3:15-4:15 Fri 10/17 Vin Memorial 3:30-4:30 Man 10/20 Midway Baptist 3:30-4:30 Wed 10/22 West Shores 3:15 Fri 10/24 Calapatria 4:00-5:00 Wed 10/29 Borrego 3:30-4:30 Fri 10131 Wamers 3:30-4:30 Wed 11/5 Vin Memorial 4:00-5:00 Fri 11/7 West Shores 4:30 *NL-Denote non-league game VAR Horizon JVNAR Central JVNAR Julian VAR Calvary Christian JV/VAR Julian JV/VAR Julian JV/VAR Luthem VAR TOUR Hamilton JVNAR Escondido JVNAR Julian JWVAR Borrego JVNAR Warners JVNAR Julian JVNAR Julian (NL)* VAR West Shores JVNAR Calapatria JVNAR Julian JVNAR Julian JVNAR Vin Memorial VAR Julian Junior varsity games will always be first game played. All varsity games will immediately follow. Time is estimated for varsity games. I III SE YOU TII! I J