Remember When for the week of 1/30/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

Estray Notice: One brown filly, three years old last spring, star on face, very small white mark on hind foot. One sorrel filly, two years old last spring, tall and rangy. Both branded V on the left shoudler. Notify W.C. Lawrence, Greenville.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

Stanley C. “Spike” Young, Jr.,43, Plumas County’s District Attorney, this week was named to the post of Plumas County Superior Court Judgeship, succeeding Judge Bertram D. Janes, who was elevated to the California State Appellate Court. Both appointments were made by California Governor Ronald Reagan.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

After Plumas County Board of Supervisors member Bill Coates announced that he will not seek a fifth term re-election, two candidates: Jean Walters and Bob Minert, both of Cromberg, have entered the race.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

After nearly 30 years working for the United States Postal Service, Lynn Longway will retire. She has been Postmaster in Crescent Mills for almost 15 years. She started her career at the Taylorsville post office, was Postmaster in Meadow Valley 1987-1994, was a window clerk at the Quincy post office and has worked at the Twain post office.

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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