Remember When for the week of 9/29/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO... 1930

Advertisement: New Greenville bakery. A modern up to date shop with the latest in baking equipment. Specializing in German and French pastry and a complete line of bread.

With an attendance of 100 or more, the American Legion Post in Quincy Friday night formally threw open to the public one of the handsomest and best constructed boxing arenas in Plumas County with five lively bouts.

50 YEARS AGO... 1960

Got potatoes? 100 pounds of spuds were stolen at the Fireside Inn in Virgilia Saturday night leaving hundreds of dollars worth of meat, jewelry and personal items untouched.

30 YEARS AGO... 1980

An early morning fire Sunday destroyed a portion of the recreation building of Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch near Spring Garden. Because the ranch is not in any fire district, the United States Forest Service responded with one fire engine at 6:00 a.m. after the 4:50 a.m. report of the fire.

The Plumas County tax rates for 1980-1981 was set by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week at the same figure as last year---$3.91 per $100.00 assessed valuation.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000

A fourth floor storage space in the Plumas County courthouse will be remodeled to provide more office space for the Plumas County Probation Department. The room, which used to be the county jail, will provide 14 by 20 feet more room adjacent to the law library.


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 Plumas County Flooded? The 1997 NEW YEARS FLOOD VIDEO in Plumas County is now available on DVD. We've completely re-mastered from the original tapes all of the exciting footage that inspired the first video-tape. See the damage beyond the roadblocks. Featuring: Feather River Canyon flooding, Two Rivers washout, Sloat Bridge, Dog Rock washout, Indian Valley flooding, Quincy and American Valley flooding. To order your copy, send a check or money order for $20 to Kevin Mallory, PO Box 1785, Quincy, CA 95971 and include your name, phone and return address information. Or call (530) 283-0150. Includes tax and shipping. 





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