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Remember When for the week of 12/8/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather River Historian

 

80 YEARS AGO.....1930

Monday was the coldest day recorded by the United States Forest Service office this season with the thermometer registering 11 degrees that morning with the maximum temperature climbing to 50 degrees.

A Christmas gift that will be appreciated all year long: a one year's subscription to the Plumas National-Bulletin. It is a weekly edition packed full with the news and happenings of your hometown. $3.00 per year.

 

50 YEARS AGO.....1960

Northern California's tallest tree was decorated by the Chester Fire Department Sunday. The 127 foot tree is located on Feather River Drive in Chester located behind the Chester fire hall. Some 250 lights were used to decorate the tree which is thought to be the tallest in the state.

30 YEARS AGO.....1980

Verne E. Lillenthal, who was born in nearby Paxton and lived in the area for his first six years has been named the new manager of the Wells Fargo Bank in Quincy. His parents and grandparents worked for the Indian Valley Railroad.

10 YEARS AGO....2000

A 4.8 earthquake shook Plumas County last morning at 7:34 a.m.

With a vote of 172 to 13 Plumas County teachers have rejected a seven per cent raise offered by the Plumas Unified School District. The teaches are holding out for a nine to eleven per cent raise.

 

 

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