Remember When for the week of 5/3/17
100 YEARS AGO … 1917
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Devoted fishermen throughout Plumas County were not especially successful with the opening of fishing season as the waters are very high.
50 YEARS AGO … 1967
Five officers from the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office searched the grounds of Quincy High School and rerouted some 600 students after a bomb scare was telephoned in to the business office at 8:35 a.m. Wednesday morning.
25 YEARS AGO … 1992
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Department has instituted a canine unit using four dogs, all German Shephards: Sarge, Hootch, Gus and Marcus.
10 YEARS AGO … 2007
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Department has taken delivery of a 15,000 pound tactical rescue mobile–the armored bullet proof Humber 4 X 4 or MK2. The 1953 armored 4-wheel drive vechicle was given to Plumas County by the Placer County Sheriff’s Department. Grant money was used to repaint the “pig” as it is affectionately called, to match the Plumas County Sheriff’s department color scheme.
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.