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Remember When for the week of 2/14/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO........1937

The question of the possible incorporation of Quincy was put to 30 random residents this week by the Feather River Bulletin’s inquiring reporter drawing 17 affirmatives, 4 opposed, 5 undecided and 4 indifferent. The topic was raised in observance of the possible incorporation plans posed by the Quincy Chamber of Commerce for the past two years.

 

50 YEARS AGO..........1962

Advertisements: St. Patricks Day dance in Taylorsville Saturday. Music by Paul Larios at the Grange Hall, $1.00 per person admission.

St. Patricks Day dance at Feather River Hot Springs located three miles west of the “Y”. Dance to music by Joe Wade and his Westerners.

Dinner and sandwiches available at the St. Patricks Day dance at the Quincy Veteran’s Hall. Music by the Swingin’ Strings of Reno. $1.00 admission.

 

25 YEARS AGO.........1987

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors flipped a u-turn in their controversial opposition of paving a 16 mile stretch of road between Bucks Lake and Oroville. The board action is expected to trigger negotiations with the USFS to also pave the 35 mile century-old Quincy-La Porte wagon road.

Spring enrollment at Feather River College is up to 1,300, some 200 more than the Fall semester.

 

10 YEARS AGO...........2002

Plumas County has a new Sheriff and a new District Attorney as challengers Terry Bergstrand and Jeff Cunan upset incumbents Sheriff Len Gardner and District AttorneyJames Reichle. Assistant Clerk-Recorder Kathy Williams defeated challenger Dorothy Miller and Assistant Treasurer Ginny Dunbar defeated Susie Grant. As predicted, there will a run-off in the District 5 supervisoral race between Graeagle residents Ole Olsen and Ken Barnard.

 

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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