Remember When for the week of 3/2/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO... 1936

Total circulation of books through the Plumas County library system is currently 9,917. Of that total, 8,200 books were circulated through fifteen branches in Plumas County and 1,717 books were circulated through branches in Sierra County.

50 YEARS AGO... 1961

Twenty-six blocks of Portola real estate, ranging from one to twelve lots and averaging about eight acres was sold at public auction this week for a total price of $9,565, although the minimum bid was $4,640 set by the Plumas County Tax Office.

Current snow depths and water content measured on the Plumas National Forest are among the lowest on record to date.

25 YEARS AGO... 1986

The Plumas Unified School District school board chose Floyd Warren to succeed current PUSD Supervisor John Malarkey when he steps down in August. Warren is currently Assistant Supervisor and is in his twentieth year employed at PUSD.

10 YEARS AGO... 2001

The Plumas County Veterans Service Department received a new eight-paasenger van donated from AMVETS to provide transportation to Plumas County veterans to travel to the Reno Veterans Hospital for medical appointments.


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