Remember When for the week of 2/23/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1936

1,000 invitations were mailed this week by the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce to residents of Plumas County to identify themselves with this organization. The mailers ask that residents make an investment in Plumas County's future. Dues are $3.00 per year or $1.50 per year for women.

The ever growing office supply department of the Feather River Bulletin expanded this week when E.T. diVecchio of San Francisco was retained. He is a specialist in bookkeeping systems and an expert in filing equipment, typewriter ribbons, carbon printed forms, rubber stamps and all other office supplies and will provide stationery service locally.

50 YEARS AGO.......1961

The Plumas County Historical Society and the Plumas Ski Club will dedicate a monument Saturday afternoon in Johnsville in commemoration of the fact that it is the birthplace of longboard skiing competition in the western hemisphere.

25 YEARS AGO.......1986

The Flood of 1986: In the wake of the recent storm, the Plumas County Assessor's office reported $5 million of storm damage to the private sector and up to $22 million to public agencies.

10 YEARS AGO..........2001

Sierra Pacific Industries is closing its lumber mill in Loyalton, terminating  the jobs of 100. The co-generation plant will remain open.

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