Remember When for the week of 9/7/2011

75 YEARS AGO........1936

The Quincy Lumber Company sawmill in Quincy resumed sawing operations this morning. The sawmill, shut down since 1930, will work until winter weather conditions set in. The logs for the sawmill have been provided by timber in Butterfly Valley.

50 YEARS AGO.......1961

The California State Division of Beaches and Parks plans to make an initial expenditure of $100,000 for construction of a recreation facility at the newly created Frenchman Lake in eastern Plumas County. Plans are for the construction of public campgrounds and boat launching.


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

Keri McElroy graduated from the California Highway Patrol Academy recently. A Plumas County native, (Meadow Valley)  and the daughter of Ian and Donna McElroy of Meadow Valley, she is the first Plumas County woman to graduate from the academy. She will begin her law enforcement duties in San Francisco.


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

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors adopted a $68 million budget---$25 million more than was actually spent last year.

Assistant Plumas County treasurer/tax collector Ginny Dunbar will seek the postition of Plumas County treasurer/tax collector, the position now held by Barbara Cokor, who will not seek another term.


Note:  items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period.  The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.




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