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Remember When for the week of 2/7/2014

Remember When 

 

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

A mantel of snow ranging from one foot in Belden to six feet in Johnsville brought joy to Plumas County winter sports fans this week. Farmers, miners and foresters also welcomed the storm too, knowing water is being stored for summer needs. 

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Remember When for the week of 1/31/2014

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

The California Newspaper Publishers Association last week recognized the Feather River Bulletin as one of the six best weekly newspapers in all of California at the CNPA annual meeting held in Fresno.

Advertisement:  Winterfun !!! Rent or buy skis, skates, toboggans for your winter fun at Quincy Hardware. Telephone 67.

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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.

 

 

Remember When for the week of 1/17/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Plumas County will be represented at the annual Winter Sports Carnival at Sacramento by two of its local charming girls: Evelyn Misemer will represent Keddie Resort and Nedra Bordwell will represent Johnsville Ski Club.

Quincy and Plumas County now has one of the most up to date hospitals in Northern California with the opening this week of the new addition to the Plumas Industrial Hospital. The original building has been rebuilt with a new floor plan with an annex connecting the structure and consists of a new maternity ward, x-ray and lab rooms and private patient rooms.

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Remember When for the week of 1/10/2014

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

More than $1,500 was collected by the California Highway Patrol at Quincy Tuesday on the first day that the new 1939 automobile licenses were on sale.

Too much New Years celebration by an unknown hobo is thought to be the cause of a fire that early Tuesday morning destroyed two stacks of hay on the Defanti Ranch on the North Arm of Indian Valley.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

Plumas County's first baby of the year, Gary Dale Clark, was born in Chester on January 1 at 5:02 a.m. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Floyd Clark of Chester.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

A Lake Almanor man was arrested and charged with the armed robbery of the Peninsula Market at Lake Almanor when the assailant threatened the market owner with a knife and a demand to cash a check. 

Walt Disney Studios has purchased the movie rights to Cromberg resident Shell Taylor’s new book: “New York to Nome--the Great Atlantic-Pacific Canoe Trip,” a story about his 18-month canoe trip. The movie will be directed by Paul Newman.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

For the second year in a row, Plumas County Board of Supervisor Ken Nelson was named chairman of the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. 

Meet the candidates in the Plumas County Supervisorial election to be held March 2. Those vying for District 1 Supervisor: Incumbent B.J. Pearson, Bill Powers and Fran Roudebush. District 4 Supervisor: Rose Comstock, Rodney Tibbetts and Terry Reeson.

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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