Remember When for the week of 1/23/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

Advertisement: 100 acres for sale, $2500. 100 acres located approximately two miles out of the town of Beckwith with a three bedroom house, small barn, artesian well and 30 acres of alfalfa, all fenced–known as the Petrosky property.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

The original list of 25 prospective sites to locate the new Feather River Junior College has been pared down to five sites: Quincy sites include acreage located at Oakland Camp Road and Highway 70, acreage located near the Old County Hospital, acreage at Keddie Hotel, acreage on Chandler Road near Quincy Junction Road and one Greenville property: USFS owned acreage north of Greenville.


25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Several committees were formed as a result of a “Save Greenville High School” movement. A Green Ribbon Rally was held last week in light of the announcement by Plumas Unified School District trustees that closing the Greenville High School is a possibility due to budget cuts.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

Former Plumas County Board of Supervisors member Bill Powers has been appointed interim Plumas County Fair Manager for 90 days until a new, permanent fair manager is hired. Powers has been been working as the interim fair manager as part of his Supervisor duties since former fair manager Billy Cox quit just days before last summer’s fair.

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.