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Remember When for the week of 8/8/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

A sufficient water supply to enable the ore mill at Standart Mine in Indian Valley to operate 24 hours daily was assured this week by the completion of a supply line from Round Lake Reservoir. The pipeline will deliver up to 250 gallons of water per minute.


50 YEARS AGO.....1964

A $152,000 bequest from the will of Faye Miller was received to fund a Plumas County museum in or near Quincy to preserve material relating to the history of Plumas County.

The 112th annual Plumas County Fair will begin Wednesday.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

In readiness for the Plumas County Fair opening day next Wednesday, many projects at the fairgrounds have been completed. A new water system has been installed, the rear exhibit building has been refurbished, the art barn has been painted and the petunias have been planted and distributed.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

Some schools in the Plumas Unified School District will have new names when school starts in September. In Portola: Feather River Middle School and Portola High School will officially be known as Portola Junior-Senior High School. In Quincy: Pioneer Elementary School and Quincy Elementary School will be known as Pioneer-Quincy Elementary School.

Portola High School principal Jim Lake has resigned to take an out of area position and assistant principal Rex Coffman will be interim principal when school opens in September.

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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