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Remember When for the week of 1/24/18

100 YEARS AGO … 1918

The J.S. Peck Ranch in Indian Valley is being offered for sale at a bargain–190 acres in all–80 acres of cultivated land and 110 acres of timber and grazing land. The place has a good water right, house, barn and other out buildings. Price: $6,000.

50 YEARS AGO … 1968

A record crowd of 352,890 attended this years first National Sport and Boat Show in San Francisco where the Plumas County-Feather River Country exhibit booth proved to be one of the most popular booths, where a total of 34,000 pieces of literature promoting Plumas County was distributed at the show.

25 YEARS AGO … 1993

Just a few weeks into the new year indicates that the Plumas County Road Department snow removal costs may hit $2 million due to the heavy snow storms that have been compared to the winter of 1952. Federal disaster aid for 19 California counties, including Plumas County, was ordered by United States President Bill Clinton, to repair damages as a result of the late December-mid January snow storms.

10 YEARS AGO … 2008

The armory property in East Quincy is the site of the temporary recycling center, a dilemma that has plagued the Plumas County Public Works Department county-wide for months. The one-stop recycling center does require some electrical upgrades before completely becoming operational.

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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