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Remember When for the week of 2/22/17

100 YEARS AGO … 1917

A winter sport excursion by special train to Quincy and Plumas County from Marysville, Colusa, Willows, Chico and Oroville arrived last Sunday morning where out of town visitors enjoyed winter sports and other attractions

The box factory at the Davies Box and Lumber Company in Blairsden-Mohawk Valley was destroyed by a fire of unknown origin last Sunday, causing an estimated loss of $30,000.00

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

Greenville Southern Baptist Church on Setzer Road was destroyed by fire by an unknown cause early Monday morning. The 40 X 100 foot church building was erected in 1956 and included the church, Sunday school room and a social hall.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992

Eastern Plumas District Hospital and the doctors of the Feather River Phycisans Clinic will offer a part time clinic in Graeagle to begin March 1. The clinic will be open for 1 1/2 days per week in the Graeagle offices of Dr. Gilbreath.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

Plumas County Probation Chief Reg Valencia has resigned effective immediately, citing health issues. In the interim, former chief Tom Frady, with 30 years of experience, will lead the department.

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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