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Remember When for the week of 1/17/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Plumas County will be represented at the annual Winter Sports Carnival at Sacramento by two of its local charming girls: Evelyn Misemer will represent Keddie Resort and Nedra Bordwell will represent Johnsville Ski Club.

Quincy and Plumas County now has one of the most up to date hospitals in Northern California with the opening this week of the new addition to the Plumas Industrial Hospital. The original building has been rebuilt with a new floor plan with an annex connecting the structure and consists of a new maternity ward, x-ray and lab rooms and private patient rooms.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

The State Division of Highways announced the award of a $260,495 contract to a firm in Redding to construct a new 289 foot two lane reinforced concrete bridge on steel girders to span Indian Creek on a half mile east of Taylorsville and to add to the existing Arlington bridge on Indian Creek.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

Swearing in ceremonies were held for Plumas County Board of Supervisors John Schramel, Joyce Scroggs and Jim Smith this week. Supervisor Don Woodhall was named chairman of the new board. Oath of office ceremonies were also held for Plumas County Superior Court Judge Roger Settlemire and Justice Court Judge Garrett Olney.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

A 72 car southbound Burlington Northern-Santa Fe freight train derailed in Clear Creek Friday morning and spilled grain pellets.

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance which grants the Plumas County Public Health Department the authority to issue citations to business owners who fail to enforce the California Smokefree Workplace law in local businesses.

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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