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Remember When for the week of 8/31/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO......1936

Of the 18 national forests in California the Plumas National Forest has the worst fire record in the state of California this year with a total of eight fires during the past week alone.  The total this year now stands at 116 in the Plumas National Forest. Of the 116 fires, 98 were started by campers.

 

50 YEARS AGO......1961

Advertisement-- Too hot to cook?.....go out to eat!!!! --- special Friday fish fry at the Copper Hood, Greenville:  $2.00, Keddie Resort Chuck Wagon buffet: $2.25, Paxton Lodge prime rib special, all you can eat:  $3.00 or steaks, chicken, prawns: $2.50, Plumas County's newest dining room River Pines Resort in Blairsden offering veal scallopini and fried chicken: $2.50.

 

25 YEARS AGO.........1986

An early morning blaze burned a cabin directly behind the Camp Prattville Store and Cafe and damaged the cafe as flames entered the attic of the historic West Lake Almanor building.

 

10 YEARS AGO.............2010

The Plumas County unemployment rate has hit a 20-year low, falling to 5.2 per cent.

Plumas County District Attorney James Reichle will seek a fourth term and will face contender Jeff Cunan in the March primary election.

 

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