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Remember When for the week of 9/21/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather River Historian

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

Plumas County's oldest active cattleman Peter Carmichael of Portola was a spectator at the Grange Fair in Taylorsville Sunday. He was born near La Porte 81 years ago and ran a butcher shop at Howland Flat for 33 years. Three years ago he and his sons Roy and Frank bought a ranch at Willow Creek near Portola where he still rides herd there daily.

50 YEARS AGO........1961

Featured at the Town Hall Theater this week:  Ben Hur, Adults $1.00, children 50 cents.

Plumas County elementary and high schools opened this week with a total enrollment of 2,954, an increase of 62 over last years opening day figures.     Enrollment figures at the high schools are 507 at Quincy High School, 270 at Greenville High School, 263 at Portola High School and 241 at Chester High School.

 

25 YEARS AGO.......1986

Members of the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce struggled to reach a compromise with the Plumas County Board of Supervisors on a proposal that would completely divorce the Chamber from Plumas County and $120,000 in yearly funding.

 

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

In the aftermath of the 911 terrorism tragedy a paper American flag is inserted in this weeks publications of Feather Publishing newspapers and Feather Publishing urges all homes and businesses to display them in their windows in support of the United States.

 

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