Remember When for the week of 12/28/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publsihing Historian


75 YEARS AGO.........1936

A Plumas County white Christmas arrived a day late when areas of the county received from two to six inches of snow on December 26 and 27. Automobile traffic for holiday travelers were kept moving freely through the combined efforts of the state and county plow crews.

California automobile license plates for 1937 will be issued starting Saturday at the Plumas County courthouse. Personal checks will not be accepts--cash only.

Advertisement: New Years Eve Fireman's Ball December 31 at the Legion Hall in Quincy. Music provided by Louis's Reno Dance Band--admission $1.00.


50 YEARS AGO.......1961

Advertisement: Celebrate New Years Eve out and about: Dance to live music at the Keddie's Back Door. Fireside Lodge complete prime rib dinner and dance-- $2.95. Meet you at the sump--Happy Hollow, Quincy Hotel offering buffet dinner, champagne, dancing, hats and noisemakers-- $3.00 per person. Hideaway Lodge in Greenville-dance to the Arnold Burge Trio with complimentary buffet dinner--$2.50.


25 YEARS AGO..........1986

Advertisement: Celebrate New Years Eve: Village Inn on the Lake Almanor Peninsula--prime rib with champagne--$25.00 per couple. Timber Lodge in Chester--baked ham with party favors--$9.95.

Happy New Year from your Plumas County elected officials: Dick MacKenzie, sheriff; Tom Buckwalter, district attorney; Ann Pattan, auditor; Ernie Eaton, assessor; Barbara Cokor, treasuruer; Ila Diggs, clerk/recorder and supervisors Leonard Ross, Jim Gossett, John Schramel and Don Woodhall.


10 YEARS AGO............2001

Plumas County candidates in the March 2002 election at a glance: Clerk/Recorder: Kathleen Williams and Dorothy Miller; District Attorney: James Reichle and Jeff Cunan; Sheriff: Len Gardner and Terry Bergstrand; Treasurer/Tax Collector: Ginny Dunbar and Susan Grant; District Five Supervisorial district: Ken Barnard, Tom Connolly, Theresa McElwain, Ole Olsen, Kathy Price.


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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