Remember When 11/05/08

100 YEARS AGO ...1908
Since the decisive vote of last Tuesday in favor of the erection of a new county hospital, the question of a new site for the structure is receiving attention by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors and the general populace. Plumas County voters cast 203 against versus 508 for the construction.
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Distribution of clothing sufficient to provide for 150 families was begun in Plumas County this week. Other Red Cross projects during this year to assist Mr. Stork included making and giving away 30 baby quilts and ten layettes to babies. Also last year at Christmastime, 240 pounds of venison meat confiscated by Game Warden L.E. Mercer was given to Plumas families.

50 YEARS AGO...1958
Groundbreaking ceremonies will take place Monday morning for the new Plumas County nursing home located at the present county hospital with construction costs of $409,000.
Robin Jeskey will be the new Plumas County Supervisor representing District 5. He defeated E.G. Leonhardt 520 to 299 in Tuesday’s run-off election.

25 YEARS AGO...1983
Citing legalities, it is unlikely that a Plumas County representative of Feather River College will be allowed to be on the Peralta Community College Board of Directors. It would be legally restrictive for Plumas County’s 18,500 population to command a seat on the Board.

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