Remember When for the week of 1/24/2014

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

1100 Plumas County non-voters in the past Primary and General elections have been dropped from the voter registration rolls, leaving 4811 names on the current Plumas County voter registration list.

Plumas County’s request for a share of the State of California’s 1939-41 highway budget was denied this week.


50 YEARS AGO.....1964

The Plumas County Health Department announced this week that the 1963 birth and death tabulation figures show a lower number of births and a higher number of deaths recorded in the county. Births in 1963 totaled 354 and in 1962 the total was 267. Deaths in 1963 totaled 254 and in 1962 the total was 121. 


25 YEARS AGO.....1989

Former Plumas County Chamber of Commerce director Bob Moon will return to that post during January and February while the Plumas County Merchant’s Group hires a permanent director following the resignation of Romayne Miller as administrator.

In a 30 minute plea to the new Plumas County Board of Supervisors, the board approved the request of Plumas County District Attorney Thomas Buckwalter for a third attorney to be added to that office to prosecute misdemeanor cases.


10 YEARS AGO.....2004

Property developers are planning to build a three-story hotel in Portola on Highway 70 and have secured a Best Western franchise.

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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