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Remember When for the week of 1/2/2013

Keri Taborski 
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Heavy night and morning fogs, far more persistent this winter than is usually the case, continue to protect Plumas County residents from the sub-zero temperatures that were recorded at the same time last year.

    Damage done by last months flood to bridges in Plumas County’s road system is a charge against the county’s unappropriated reserve fund, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors ruled last week. It is expected that $15,000 will be required to pay for the flood damage and the unappropriated reserve fund is now $24,000.

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

    Plumas County’s first baby of the year 1963 arrived in Chester on New Years Day. Gary Dale Clark was born to parents Mr. and Mrs. John Clark, weighing 6 pounds, 1 ounce and arrived at 5:02 a.m.

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

    The first storm of 1988 brought warm temperatures. Snow gave way to rain throughout Plumas County and resulted in slushy conditions when the rain mixed with the first fallen snow.

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

    Emily Rose Chambers, Plumas County’s first baby of 2003, was born at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy at 4:38 a.m. to parents Kathleen and Michael Chambers.

    Plumas County Board of Supervisor B.J. Pearson was sworn in this week as chairman of the Plumas County Board of Supervisors.

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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