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Remember When for the week of 2/7/2014

Remember When 

 

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

A mantel of snow ranging from one foot in Belden to six feet in Johnsville brought joy to Plumas County winter sports fans this week. Farmers, miners and foresters also welcomed the storm too, knowing water is being stored for summer needs. 

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors went on record this week unanimously favoring incorporating a Plumas County museum building in with the new Quincy Plumas County library when building begins.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

Former Plumas County resident James V. Phelps has been named the new Plumas County Chamber of Commerce administrative director at a salary of $17,771, replacing Romayne Miller who resigned. He lived in Crescent Mills for ten years, graduating from Greenville High School in 1979.

Plumas County is in the middle off a major outbreak of influenza with absenteeism in the local schools on the rise and full hospital emergency rooms.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

Plumas County Drug and Alcohol Director Janice Stafford has resigned and recommended to the Plumas County Board of Supervisors that department business be sourced out to a private agency. John Banks has been named as the interim director.

Former Plumas County Deputy County Counsel Bob Conan has been named the new Chief Administrative Officer at a salary of $88,000 per year with a benefit package included.

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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