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Remember When for the week of 2/14/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Telephone service for the residents of the Sloat-Cromberg area will be provided this summer.

Construction of a line to carry electricity to Meadow Valley was started today by PG&E and will bring in a construction crew of 35 or more men.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

Plumas County will hire a special deputy building inspector to work in the Lake Almanor area to keep up with new construction that is predicted to take place this spring and summer in that area.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

Former Chester resident Craig Dill donated the world’s smallest playable violin that he built to the Chester Museum this week. He made the 15/16th of an inch violin in 1986 and it is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Widespread public criticism and unproductive negotiations forced the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to drop their proposed self-imposed 12 per cent pay raise.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

The Chester and Greenville Plumas County Sheriff substations, the Chester Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to a bomb threat at Chester High School Wednesday morning. The three hour room by room search of the school detected or produced no bomb, however.

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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