Remember When for the week of 8/15/18

100 YEARS AGO … 1918

Advertisement: For Sale-27 all-purpose horses, all from three to ten years old, 40 sets of harnesses, 25 saddles, 20 wagons and miscellaneous farming and stage equipment. In lump sum will be sold at sacrafice. Contact Mrs. C.A. Lemm in Mohawk.

50 YEARS AGO … 1968

Last week at the Plumas County Fair 4-H auction Dorothy Knox of Sierraville showed the Grand Champion steer that was purchased for 75 cents per pound by the Mapes Hotel in Reno, Nevada.

25 YEARS AGO … 1993

The 1993 Plumas County Fair 4-H auction netted a near record $98,055.25 as 109 head of cattle, lambs and porkers were sold Sunday.

Plumas County Librarian Ross Olmstead tendered his resignation this week after 12 years with the Plumas library system, effective in November

10 YEARS AGO … 2008

A full page stating “Thankyou Firefighters” is included in this week’s Feather Publishing Company newspapers for merchants and individuals to place in their windows as a way to thank all firefighters, peace officers, volunteers and public servants for their efforts in the recent Rich Fire located near Rush Creek in the Feather River Canyon. The blaze was spotted as a helicopter crew was spotting the Belden Fire and the Canyon Complex Fire.

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.