Scarcely a day passes but that one or more automobiles from far off places are not seen in town throughout Plumas County. A year ago these machines in and around Plumas were a novelty but this year it has been demonstrated that they are capable of crossing our mountains and summits with ease.
75 YEARS AGO...1933
One hundred fruit pies, made as only the housewives of Indian Valley can make them, bit the dust and were eaten in record time at Skinner Flat Camp, the conservation camp located there. They were devoured by 214 boys from West Virginia stationed at the camp and return for the treat the men entertained 150 guests from Greenville, Crescent Mills, Taylorsville and other towns of the county.
50 YEARS AGO...1958
Action was taken at the board meeting of the Plumas Unified School District this week to purchase two new school buses at a cost of approximately $14,700 each and to purchase a $300 government surplus diesel engine for use by the Portola High School, valued at $3,000.
25 YEARS AGO...1983
State money is just waiting to be applied to Plumas County jail improvements but it may cost the county $8,000 just to complete the application. An average of 30.2 inmates are crowded daily into a facility only built for 13.