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Remember When for the week of 3/01/17

100 YEARS AGO … 1917

Advertisement : Notice of Public Auction to be held at Lawrence Livery Barn in Keddie. One seated spring stage wagon that is property of the Keddie Stage Company with minimum bids beginning at $72.00.

The Beckwith Creamery is turning out some 75,000 pounds of butter annually or some 206 pounds per day and commands top price in the market.

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

C. Roy Carmichael of Eastern Plumas was this week presented a citation and honored for many years of service, sitting on the Plumas County Fair Board of Directors for over 25 years. The award was presented to Carmichael by State of California Lt. Governor Robert Finch, representing California Governor Ronald Reagan’s administration.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992

More than 2100 signatures have been collected by the committee to recall Plumas County District Attorney Michael Crane. The committee cites Crane’s lack of competence in the courtroom as the reason for the proposed recall.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

A late winter storm rolled through Plumas County, taking out electrical power, closing schools and the California Highway patrol responded to over 40 storm related traffic accidents.

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.