Remember When for the week of 2/1/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

The Feather River Highway has remained open as heavy storms gripped the entire state of California.

In the first month of 1937 (January), there were 16 deaths and 15 births recorded in Plumas County.


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

A Plumas County display booth has been set up at the San Francisco Sports and Boat Show by the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce to advertise the wonders of Plumas County to potential tourists and vacationers.


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

Plumas County Sheriff's deputies closed the Portola animal shelter citing poor conditions which violated the State penal code. Subsequently, Portola animal control officer Gary Jordan was fired Saturday, his termination was due to his negligence in operations there.


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

The new Plumas District Hospital administrator Richard Hathaway presided over his first board meeting this week.

Extreme icy road and highway conditions throughout Plumas County are taking its toll on drivers.


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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