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Remember When for the week of 1/12/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing  Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.......1936

For the first time in 15 years women will serve on the Plumas County Superior Court trial juries. The jury lists compiled at the first of the year by the five Plumas County Board of Supervisors had been confined to male voters since 1920.

The Quincy Lumber Company box factory in Sloat resumed operations Saturday after a two week shut down.


50 YEARS AGO......1961

Irwin Joy, Portola hardware merchant, was elected president of the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce with William Davis, Lake Almanor resort owner as vice president and American Valley-Quincy real estate broker Gladys Mansell, treasurer.



25 YEARS AGO.......1986

The 5th annual Chester Winterfest Sled Dog Race, run in just enough snow, brought 45 teams to participate for a total of $3,000 in prize money.



10 YEARS AGO.....2001

Plumas County Superior Court Judges Ira Kaufman and Garrett Olney were sworn in this week for six-year terms. Later, Judge Kaufman swore in Plumas County Board of Supervisors Ken Nelson, B.J. Pearson and Robert Meacher.

Local logging company owner Randy Pew of Indian Valley was named the Community Member of the Year 2000 at the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce mixer.

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