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Remember When for the week of 10/4/17

100 YEARS AGO … 1917

Last Thursday morning at Susanville, very impressive services were held at the dedication of the monument to the memory of Peter Lassen, trailblazer, pathfinder and pioneer of Lassen and Plumas Counties.

An Oakland man pulled a 14 and 3/4 pound Rainbow Trout from Lake Almanor this week, exceeding by 1/4 of a pound the largest fish ever taken from the lake. The big fish measured 30 inches in length which was very short compared to his weight. The fisherman stated that the fish had no fight in him and came in like some big log.

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

A privately owned and funded 56-bed convalescent hospital is to be constructed in Quincy adjacent to Claremont subdivision in Quincy.

Advertisement: Does your poodle look like a hippie? We are offering a grooming special at Sierra Poodle Grooming in Greenville.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992

George Takei, also known as Star Trek’s character of the USS Enterprise helmsman Hikau Sulu, will be the speaker at the 3rd annual Red Ribbon drug free rally and barbeque at the Plumas County fairgrounds this Friday night.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

Some 300 rodeo students representung 15 different schools came to Quincy last weekend for a college rodeo competition hosted by Feather River College.

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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