Remember when for the week of 6/8/2011

75 YEARS AGO... 1936

The store and hotel at Twain burned to the ground last Friday afternoon. The buildings were on government lands and a crew from Camp 28 kept the fire from spreading to the woods.

50 YEARS AGO... 1961

More than 1500 visitors are expected to be on hand for the official opening and dedication of Plumas Eureka State Park in Johnsville Saturday which the state acquired for a state park in 1959.

25 YEARS AGO... 1986

A 57 percent voter turnout was reported for the recent 1986 primary election Tuesday. Sheriff Dick MacKenzie of Portola (4221 votes) defeated his opponent Michael Jackson of Quincy (950 votes).

In the supervisors races: Chester area incumbent Albert Glines (504 votes) will runoff against Don Woodhall (436 votes) in November. Quincy incumbent Bill Coates (912 votes) defeated challengers James Overstreet and Ralph Wittick. Plumas County Clerk Ila Diggs retained her office (4028 votes) against write-in candidate Jan Reed of Portola.

10 YEARS AGO... 2010

The clubhouse at Gold Mountain--a stunning Frank Lloyd Wright designed building--called the Nakoma Resort, opened this week, housing a golf pro shop, restaurant, spa and piano lounge.

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