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Remember When for the week of 3/28/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

Weather permitting, 1937 operations at the big Setzer Box Company sawmill will start in Greenville over the coming weekend. Extensive improvements have been made at the mill during the winter shut-down to increase production.

Wages paid to workers on Plumas County roads were increased by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors by 50 cents a day. The new pay scale is $4.00 per day for laborers, $4.50 per day for truck drivers, cat and blademen are $5.50 per day and foremen $6.00 per day.

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

The Plumas Unified School District has increased teachers wages for accredited teachers. First year services is $5,316 a year and up to $9,620 a year for a teacher with more training and service experience.

 

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

William Elliott has assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer of Plumas Bank, coming from Grass Valley,  where he was with Gold Country Bank. He began his banking career with Wells Fargo Bank 23 years ago.

A tip through the Secret Witness Program led to two arrests in Red Bluff and recovery of approximately one third of the drugs stolen from Village Pharmacy in Greenville with an estimated street value of $100,000.

 

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

The Plumas County Department of Building and Grounds has a new name: Plumas County Facilities Services according to action by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week.

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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