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Remember When for the week of 4/25/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Walt Disney's feature film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” will be at the Gilda Theater in Portola this week and the Town Hall Theater in Quincy next week. See Snow White with Doc, Grumpy, Dopey, Sleepy, Happy, Bashful and Sneezy.

    Fencing located at the right of way of the new Vinton-Loyalton Road was started this week with grading to begin next week.

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

    It is estimated that some 30,000 people visited the Chester-Lake Almanor tourism booth at the Los Angeles Sportsmen's Show held there last week. A 10 by 20 foot booth with materials donated by Collins Pine Company of Chester and a team of 13 representatives from the Chester Chamber of Commerce handed out some 25,000 printed brochures.

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

    The “Couch Trip” the movie now showing at the Quincy Theater is adapted from the 1970 novel of the same name written by Cromberg resident Ken Kolb.

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

    The Feather River Land Trust, a local conservation organization, recently purchased the 575 acre Maddalena Ranch property located in Sierra Valley. The property will be managed to continue cattle grazing and to conserve the wetland resources to the more than 100 native bird species.

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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