Remember When for the week of 8/1/2014
Feather Publishing Historian
75 YEARS AGO.....1939
The ranchers of Sierra Valley will be well prepared if the Mormon cricket grasshopper pests invades that section again next year. A carload of bran to be mixed with a poison mixture will be used if needed next summer.
50 YEARS AGO.....1964
A brilliantly colored totem pole has been erected at Peninsula Village on the Lake Almanor Peninsula by the Peninsula Village Business Association. The association was established in November 1961 to promote civic and commercial recognition.
25 YEARS AGO.....1989
Candidates for the Plumas County Sweetheart of the Mountains at the upcoming Plumas County Fair this year are: Christa Kleinhans, Angela Miller, J.J. Smith, Hannah Kolz, Crystal Gichun, Jennifer Nisbet, Janissa Adams. They will compete to succeed last years Sweetheart of the Mountains Tara Crawford.
10 YEARS AGO.....2004
It was decided that Sierra County will pay its fair share out of their county budget for expenses of the Plumas-Sierra Fair since they do share the facilities and are included in the Fair's name.
Seneca Healthcare District executive officer Ray Marks has resigned, having been in that position since August 2000.
Salinas Memorial Hospital has donated a much needed heart monitor machine to Indian Valley Hospital, The monitor, which Indian Valley Hospital has not been able to fund, updates the hospital by about 40 years.
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