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Remember When for the week of 10/25/17

100 YEARS AGO … 1917

Advertisement: Stock, tools and other items to be sold at once!–two work mares $300, one Jersey cow $100, red cow $90, 75 laying hens $75, 75 Leghorn chickens $75, one saddle horse $80, one potato planter, one sleigh, one spring wagon. Inquire within at Pocket Ranch.

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

Adding a $32 million improvement to it’s “Stairway of Power” on the Feather River and the employment of more than 250 men are big factors in the ongoing construction of the Belden Power project by PG & E. The project will add 117,000 kilowatts to the generating facilities on the Feather River.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992

Advertisement: Halloween idea: “Scare” up all those “strange things” and clean out that “cob-webbed” attic and have a Yard Sale! Advertise your sale in the classified section in this newspaper and make some extra “pumpkin” money.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for the new Plumas District Hospital medical office building. The 6,000 square foot facility will house four to six positions including two family practitioners, one surgeon, one orthopedist and one internist.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

B.J. Pearson has announced his candidacy to run for the Plumas County Board of Supervisors postition in District one.

Long time Plumas County Fair board member Jane Roberti has resigned her position that she has held for ten years. She cited the poor relationship between the fair board and the Plumas County Board of Supervisors as her decision to resign.

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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