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Remember When for the week of 7/2/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Ribbon cutting ceremonies officially opened and dedicated the new Greenville Bridge and Western Pacific grade separation last Saturday.


50 YEARS AGO.....1964

Janet Folla of Twain, Linda Wurtzinger of Greenville, Paula Smalley of Quincy and Anthea Taylor of Quincy are competing for Queen of the Taylorsville Silver Buckle Rodeo this weekend.

Charles M. Bird was sworn in this week as a Deputy of the Chester substation of the Plumas County Sheriff's Department by Plumas County Sheriff W.C. Aberrnethy, replacing Walt Hansen.

Advertisement: Have dinner, Have fun: Greenhorn Guest Ranch in Spring Garden dinners for $2.85. Plumas Pines Resort in Lake Almanor is pleased to introduce Chef Joseph, formerly of Alameda.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

Screen, television and stage actor and part-time Lake Almanor resident Richard Crenna will be the Grand Marshall at the Chester Fourth of July parade and celebration this weekend.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

The building of the former home of Nifty Thrifty Thrift Shop and the Portola Reporter located on Commercial Street in Portola came down and was hauled away this week. The building was gifted to the Eastern Plumas District Hospital Auxiliary by Feather Publishing Company owners Everett Bey and Mike and Keri Taborski in 2001. The new two-story hospital auxiliary Nifty Thrifty Thrift shop will be rebuilt at that site.

Plans are underway to transform and develop 1,040 forest acres in Grizzly Ranch, a development that will construct 380 homes, an 18-hole golf course and a lodge.

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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