Remember When for the week of 2/8/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.............1937

Plumas County registration of voters was decreased this week by 671 according to Plumas County Election Clerk John Donnenwirth.

Gambling in all forms must cease in Plumas County by March 1 according to Plumas County District Attorney M.C. Kerr and Plumas County Sheriff Braden, acting on orders from the California State Attorney General. The edict applies to all slot machines, pinball games, blackjack and crap tables throughout the county.

50 YEARS AGO.......1962

The “bug” that has been floating around the state of California, causing much absenteeism in the schools, has reached Plumas County and enrollment in local schools has been affected as well.


25 YEARS AGO...........1987

Indian Valley Hospital will be managed by Washoe Health Network, Incorporated through March 21. The IVH board will consider long term management contracts with Washoe Hospital in Reno, Enloe Hospital in Chico and other management firms during this interim period.


10 YEARS AGO........2002

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week chose a Quincy site on a parcel located on North Mill Creek Road in East Quincy for the new animal shelter at a cost of $46.000. They rejected a proposed Greenville highway frontage property site.

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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