75 YEARS AGO.....1937
William Yuhas, scheduled to stand trial in Plumas County Superior Court for the second time for the murder of Scott Bayes at Keddie July 13, will plead guilty of murder in the second degree. The first jury to try Yuhas was discharged after deliberating 21 hours and could not agree on a verdict.
50 YEARS AGO........1962
Figures released today by the Plumas Unified School District shows an increase of 58 total students enrolled in all Plumas County public schools. Elementary schools show an increase of 10 students. High schools show an increase of 48 students. High school enrollment numbers: Quincy High School 521, Greenville High School 297, Chester High School 251 and Portola High School 259.
25 YEARS AGO.............1987
Both the criminal and family support division of the Plumas County District Attorney’s Office have moved into the newly remodeled fourth floor at the Plumas County Courthouse in Quincy.
This Saturday the State of California and Plumas County will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the construction of Highway 70 Feather River Canyon route. The festivities will begin at the Belden generating plant in the Feather River Canyon and the ceremony will continue at the Plumas County courthouse in Quincy.
10 YEARS AGO.........2002
Two bids were awarded by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week. A Carson City, Nevada firm was awarded the $1.1 million bid to construct the new Plumas County animal shelter in East Quincy. A local company will improve the Dame Shirley Plaza for $300,000.