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Remember When for the week of 3/3/2010

Kari Taborski
Historian
Feather River Publishing

80 YEARS AGO... 1930
    Miss Anita Bolton, costumed as a domino and C.N. Erwin, costumed as an Indian squaw were awarded the best costumes at last Saturday's masquerade ball held in Quincy. They carried off the honors in the field of some 100 entries representing every character imaginable including simple cowboys and Indians to the ornate member of the Russian ballet.

50 YEARS AGO... 1960

    Advertisement... The picture made in Plumas County: "Guns of the Navarone" starring Alan Ladd, Jeanne Crain and Frankie Avalon is showing at the Town Hall Theater in Quincy all week.
    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week authorized expenditure of county funds of $700 to help pay for the construction of the Portola swimming pool.

30 YEARS AGO...1980
    Resignation of Archie A. Hamlin of Graeagle from the Plumas County Fair Board was announced this week. He served as director of the Plumas County Fair for 28 years. In other Plumas County Fair Board action, Fair Manager C.W. Adams announced that Barbara Mandrell will be the headliner at the Saturday night grandstand show.
    After several years of negotiations the Plumas County Board of Supervisors has agreed to pay the United States Forest Service $90,000 for the acreage now being rented for the county fairgrounds and adjoining campground.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000
    Several challengers face run-offs in the November election. Plumas County Superior Court Judge top vote-getter Garrett Olney will face off with Craig Settlemire. Incumbent Plumas County Board of Supervisor Fran Roudebush will again face-off with B.J. Pearson. Ken Nelson will be in a run-off with incumbent Supervisor Phil Bresciani, Harry Reeves and Jack Dunn. Incumbent Supervisor Meacher will run-off with Nathan Tucker.

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