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Remember When for the week of 1/30/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    A three day storm brought some five inches of precipitation throughout Plumas County. A high wind brought snow on Monday night which continued most of Tuesday and then turned into a cold rain, making for slushy roads in Plumas.

    In this weeks newspaper is a picture of J. Groundhog, owned by C. Felix Stouky of Squirrel Creek. The little fellow peeked out of his winter quarters yesterday long enough to see the big snow storm, failing to cast a shadow indicating more winter.

50 YEARS AGO..........1963

    Vital statistics recorded in Plumas County in 1961 versus 1962, respectively, are as follows : Births 246. 268; deaths 122,120; marriages 24, 40; divorces 29, 35.

25 YEARS AGO..........1988

    Due to the ever-increasing cost of United States postal rates, for the first time in a decade, we will be raising the per copy and subscription prices of this newspaper effective February 1. That is : 35 cents a copy, $15.00 per year within Plumas County and $22,00 per year outside of Plumas County. Still a bargain !!!

10 YEARS AGO..........2003

    A Plumas County Superior Court jury found defendant Raindancer Dickey O'Brien sane and guilty of the January 2000 murder of Mark Jerry Levitoff in Westwood and he will spend the rest of his life in prison.

    Rehabilitation construction of the 71 year old Pulga bridge in the Feather River canyon has begin with 50 CalTrans employees.

    Joe Wilson, born in Quincy and raised in both Quincy and Greenville, has been named the new general manager of the Indian Valley Community Services District.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

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