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Plumas County News

Remember When for the week of January 20, 2016

100 YEARS AGO…..1916

The recent heavy snowstorms have covered Plumas County with a mantle of snow ranging from three feet to 12 feet. After the storm, two days of cold weather ensued with the thermometer in some places registering below zero.

50 YEARS AGO…..1966

An estimated number of more than 100 white swans have been sighted near the dam below Belden Resort in the Feather River canyon area, brought in by the recent storms.

UPS (United Parcel Service) will begin operation throughout Plumas County this week. Charges for delivery of packages will be 19 cents per package plus a per pound charge.

25 YEARS AGO…..1991

 Let It Wave — Inside this edition of all Feather Publishing newspapers, readers will find a multi-colored American paper flag suitable for displaying in windows on homes and businesses in support of the members of the armed forces in the Middle East during Operation Desert Storm.

Indian Valley Hospital in Greenville has filed for Chapter 9 Bankruptcy due to outstanding debts and pending litigation.

10 YEARS AGO…..2006

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors has contracted a firm to begin a nationwide search to cost in excess of $16,000 to replace retiring Plumas County Public Works Department director Tom Hunter.

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.