Remember When for the week of 2/21/2013

Keri Taborski
Feathe Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    A Plumas County Bank sale was held for the 400m acres Watts Ranch in Indian Valley to Joseph Miller for $8,500. It was formerly known as the Jerry Evans Ranch.

    A special snowball train from San Francisco traveled to Portola last Sunday and generated some $1,000 in revenue for Plumas County according to the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce.

50 YEARS AGO..........1963

    1,659 Plumas County dog licenses have been issued so far since the recently passed Plumas County dog ordinance went into effect in January.

25 YEARS AGO..........1988

    The Plumas County Chamber of Commerce has replaced its chipmunk caricature logo to a more contemporary logo design depicting a lake, trees, and fish that more broadly depicts what Plumas County has to offer tourists.

10 YEARS AGO..........2003

    The family, friends and colleagues of the late Butte County Sheriff Deputy Bill Hunter gathered for a dedication of the Chester-Lake Almanor Snowmobile Park in his memory last weekend. He was killed in the line of duty in July of 2001.

    Bullying in Plumas school campuses was the main topic at the Plumas Unified School District board meeting this week where the board agreed they want to be proactive and send the message that there is zero tolerance for bullying in the schools.

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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