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Remember When for the week of 3/9/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
75 YEARS AGO........1936

Many entries have been received from all parts of Plumas County including Indian Valley, Graeagle, Keddie, Portola, Vinton and Twain for the Plumas County Amateur Hour Show to be held in Quincy on March 20.

50 YEARS AGO......1961

The Plumas Tool and Manufacturing Company, Greenville's newest industrial concern, is busy making among other things, small crates with wooden partitions. The crates will be used for shipping small metal parts.

Sheriff Abernethy reported that one of the Plumas County jail prisoners serving one year for burglary escaped Tuesday during the Noon hour while working at the Plumas County fairgrounds in Quincy.

25 YEARS AGO......1986

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week set the salary of the Plumas County Fair manager at $30,888 per year.

10 YEARS AGO.....2001

It was a record year for Plumas County real estate in 2000 with more than $130 million in sales but local realtors fear the year 2001 may not be as profitable because there is not much available to sell. Sales figures show that the Chester-Lake Almanor area led in sales totaling more than $77 million followed by the Graeagle area totaling $21 million in sales. The Quincy area logged $10 million in sales while Indian Valley recorded $6.3 million in sales.
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