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Remember When for the week of 6/6/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 
 
75 YEARS AGO.....1939

A drove of Mormon crickets, covering an area of 40 acres have invaded Long Valley and Vinton adjacent to the Nevada state line.

Earl Morrow of Quincy and L.O. Gray of Greenville were elected to the Plumas County Board of High School Trustees. Gray polled 702 votes, Morrow 602 votes and W.B. McKnight of Portola garnered 450 votes.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964


Plumas County Sheriff Sargent Hugh Bryant was named Undersheriff this week by Plumas County Sheriff W.C. Abernethy, replacing Vic Armitage, who resigned recently. Bryant has been with the department since 1960.

The Federal Aviation Agency has allocated $16,782 for improvements at Beckwith Airport

25 YEARS AFO.....1989

An Alaskan weather front blew in hard rain, wind and snow at higher elevations sending Plumas County Memorial Day vacationers indoors over the weekend.

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors has exercised its option to purchase 2.5 acres of land and the adjacent buildings located next to Rogers Airfield in Chester for $330,000.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

The Plumas Unified School District board of trustees is rewriting and may implement a new dress code for all PUSD students in an attempt to make the dress code more consistent in interpretation.

The State recommended improvements of the grandstands and the family gardens area at the Plumas County fairgrounds have begun. An American Disability Act (ADA) mandated handicap access is included in those project areas.

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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