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Remember When for the week of 2/14/18

100 YEARS AGO … 1918

A welcome snowstorm throughout Plumas County has come at last and everybody is jubilant! In some places, one foot of snow has fallen during the storm, enough to cheer up the discouraged and to show that is hasn’t forgot to snow here.

50 YEARS AGO … 1968

Two new physicians will move here to Plumas County and take over the medical practices of Dr. Richard Beye and Dr. Maynard Christian, who have accepted residencies at Davis Medical School. Dr. Ivan Althouse and Dr. Mark Whitney, both graduates of the University of Nebraska Medical School, will relocate with their families to Quincy in March.

25 YEARS AGO …1993

With no opposition and next to none discussion, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted zone changes for a proposed golf course in American Valley. The Leonhardt family has proposed an 18 hole golf course between Gansner Airport and Quincy Junction Road, north of downtown Quincy.

10 YEARS AGO … 2008

The Plumas County Transportation Commission has added three new buses to their fleet. All three buses are capable of seating 30 passengers or 18 passengers and 4 wheelchairs. Two buses were purchased with Federal Transportation Administration grant money and one bus was purchased with local County transportation funds.

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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