80 YEARS AGO...1930
The Plumas National-Bulletin, the leading publication in this territory, has been purchased by M.F. "Pop" Small of Marin County and San Francisco.
W.J. Clinch, Quincy native, prominent rancher and businessman, died this week in San Francisco. Clinch was born in Quincy on March 5, 1873 and lived his whole life in American Valley. In 1894 he purchased the Plumas Meat Market in Quincy and ran it until September 1928. He retired and sold his ranch in American Valley in June 1929.
50 YEARS AGO...1960
Editorial and endorsement by the Feather River Bulletin: Vote Democratic at next weeks election. Vote John F. Kennedy for president; Cabot Lodge for vice president; Harold T. "Bizz" Johnson for congress and Pauline Davis for assembly.
30 YEARS AGO...1980
Plumas County registered a 78 per cent turnout in the election last week, returning majorities for President Reagan. For the first time in history, Plumas County voted Republican. In previous elections not even Lincoln or Eisenhower won local majorities.
Advertisement: Plumas Bank, now in organization, cordially invites you to attend a "sneak preview" open house at our new building on Friday located at 80 West Main Street in Quincy.
10 YEARS AGO...2000
Plumas County Board of Supervisors election results from last weeks election: Ken Nelson defeated incumbent Philip Bresciani. Incumbent Robert Meacher retained his position on the board defeating Nathan Tucker, challenger. B.J. Pearson defeated Fran Roudebush. Plumas County Superior Court judge Garrett Olney retained his seat defeating Craig Settlemire in that court race.
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: The 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.