Remember When for the week of 4/11/18

100 YEARS AGO … 1918

The Belden public school is prospering and increasing. Mrs. C.G. Gulling has 16 pupils in attendance with the prospect of more soon to be added to the number in the classroom.

Advertisement: Came to my place last fall– one two year old red steer. Branded on the right hip: E.P. Owner can have same by proving property and ownership and paying all feed and range charges—Alessio Ramelli, Vinton.

50 YEARS AGO … 1968

A name has officially been chosen for the junior college campus to be developed and built in Plumas County which will be annexed with the Peralta Junior College District in Oakland. The name will be Feather River College.

25 YEARS AGO … 1993

R. Michael Barry has been named as administrator of Plumas District Hospital, succeeding former administrator Linda Horn, who resigned. Barry will be relocating to Quincy from Red Bluff where he has served as administrator of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital there for 16 years.

10 YEARS AGO … 2008

Vandals attacked and broke windows at 13 Portola businesses over the weekend including the Portola Reporter office and the Portola Frosty. One of the only Portola businesses spared was the Hong Kong Restaurant.

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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