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Remember When for the week of 3/8/17

100 YEARS AGO … 1917

Notice of sale of personal property : Plumas County guardianship property of Mary Wherty includes 20 head of cattle, 2 old harnesses, 2 hauling wagons, 1 spring wagon, 1 sulky rake, 1 team horse ( named Jerry and Jim) and 2 ground stones.

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

New Plumas County Judge Ray Keefer of Chester was given the oath of office this week to succeed Judge Ed Spellmeyer who is moving to Kansas City.

Plumas County Supervisors Dorothy Donnenwirth and Larry Dean this week looked over plans for the “Stairway of Power” tunnel construction of the PG&E Belden project between Caribou and Belden.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992

Former San Francisco Giants slugger Orlando Cepeda came to Pioneer Elementary School in Quincy to sign autographs and promote a baseball camp that he will offer to young players from around Plumas County in August.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

Plumas Unified School District this week laid off one-third of the workforce, or 55 employees. Even with the layoffs, the administration must cut an additional $1,750,000 from next year’s budget.

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.