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Remember When for the week of 12/19/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1937

    A storm which wreaked millions of dollars worth of damage throughout northern California and Plumas County has closed the Feather River Highway with damage to the highway estimated to be a quarter of a million dollars. Chester was the hardest hit of the towns in Plumas County as the bridge at the entrance to Chester from the west was washed out. County bridges at Johnsville and Grays Flat were also washed out.

50 YEARS AGO..........1962

    Plan your Merry Christmas dinner with grocery items advertised in this weeks newspaper: turkeys 43 cents per pound, hams 59 cents per pound, yams 13 cents per pound, celery 15 cents a bunch, Simple Simon frozen pies 55 cents each, canned pumpkin 15 cents a tin, canned cranberries 20 cents a tin.

25 YEARS AGO..........1987

    Trim your holiday table with these advertised grocery store specials: Turkeys 59 cents per pound, hams $1.29 per pound, butter $1.77 a pound, crescent rolls 99 cents a can, yams 30 cents per pound, cool whip topping 69 cents a tub, cranberry sauce 49 cents a can, frozen pumpkin pie $2.59 each, egg nog $1.79 a half gallon, chicken broth 30 cents a can, jello 79 cents a package, six inch pointsettias $4.99 each.

10 YEARS AGO..........2002

    Susan Carroll, president of Feather River College was presented and accepted the Business of the Year award from the Quincy Chamber of Commerce at ceremonies held at the annual Wassail Bowl Friday night.

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