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Remember When for the week of 11/10/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


80 YEARS AGO... 1930
Two convicts working on State Highway 23 in the Feather River canyon near Virgilia escaped Sunday night and after a chase were apprehended near Paxton.
Showing this week at the Greenville Theater: "Up the River" starring Spencer Tracy and Clair Luce. A flock of birds in an ungilded cage having more fun than the law allows.

50 YEARS AGO... 1960
A total of 4911 of the 6502 Plumas County registered voters went to the polls Tuesday. In the local arena, Raymond Larson was elected Plumas County Board of Supervisor member for the Quincy area winning over challenger Howard Train. Plumas County voters chose John F. Kennedy over Richard Nixon in the presidential race.

30 YEARS AGO... 1980
Vandals leaving a trail of graffiti, slashed tires and soaped cars in Greenville in recent weeks have aroused concern among local merchants and the community in general. Over five separate incidents of malicious mischief were reported to the Plumas County Sheriff's office since Halloween and six more were listed as unreported by property owners. The Greenville branch library and Ayoob's Store and other Greenville downtown merchants have been vandalized.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000
This week's account of the Plumas County Supervisorial District 1 ballots yielded no changes in the outcome of the November election, affirming B.J. Pearson's win over two-year term incumbent Fran Roudebush. At Fran  Roudebush's request, the Plumas County Clerk and staff hand counted 1,800 ballots cast, which cost Roudebush $240.00.


REMEMBER THE NEW YEARS FLOOD OF 1997?

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.

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