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Remember When for the week of 4/28/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather River Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO... 1930
    Advertisement: Greenville Hot Springs now open under new management of A.F. White offering clean and sanitary mineral baths, plunge tubs and showers. Located in Greenville, California.
    When the work of the census taker at Portola has been completed it is believed that better than 1200 to 1400 residents will have been counted there.


50 YEARS AGO... 1960
    According to figures provided by Plumas County Clerk Lois Kehrer this week a total of 4148 Democrats are registered in Plumas County followed by 1729 Republicans and 207 non-partisan. The figures show a drop of 305 voters from the 1958 general election.

30 YEARS AGO... 1980

    The Plumas County Chamber of Commerce met last week and installed the following officers: three year board director and Portola businessman George Bartlett, president; Mike Taborski of Feather Publishing, Quincy was installed as vice president; Bob Edwards of Plumas General Insurance, Quincy was installed as treasurer. Board of directors include Millard Meeks and Dick Lyddon of Chester, Mike Ayoob and Bob Caufield of Indian Valley, Jack Garrison of Graeagle and Lynn Webb of La Porte.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000
    Four people were killed Friday afternoon when their airplane, a Cessna 172, plunged into Lake Almanor. Two of the four, Paul and Phyllis Redwood were residents of Chester.
    Half of the employees who work at Plumas County's Alcohol and Drug Department are out on stress related medical leave, putting the department in a difficult spot to operate and provide services. The Plumas County Board of Supervisors has reallocated extra funds to enable the department to contract out services.

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