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Remember When for the week of 2/27/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Advertisement: Don’t let bad weather or anything else keep you from enjoying the dancing at Red Feather this weekend. A six piece dance band plays for your dancing pleasure...the best dance band we have ever had !! Delicious Chinese food and mixed drinks of all kinds. Located at Portola, California.

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

    Work of repairing the bridge over Spanish Creek on the north side of Quincy began this week as did the bridge near the rodeo grounds in Taylorsville. Both bridges were washed away during storms last month. Plumas County has filed a claim for $110,000 to finance restoration to county roads following last months storms.

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

    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors has unanimously voted to hire a county administrator.

  The Indian Valley Hospital in Greenville has hired a full time administrator, Bill Parker of Colorado, the first in-house administrator there in five years.

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

    Retired California Highway Patrol officer Paul Baker and Ken Donnell, both of Indian Valley, have declared their candidacy and are seeking the Plumas County Board of Supervisor position of Robert Meacher if his recall effort is successful.

    A 24 page insert in this week’s newspapers celebrates and honors the 125th anniversary of the Quincy Fire Department and highlights its history through the years. The Quincy Hose Company was founded in 1878.

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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