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Remember When for the week of 2/13/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

A new Plumas County courthouse building will be built in Quincy. The architect has drawn plans for the $100,000 structure to begin construction this spring in April or May. The three-story structure will include a basement and the top story will facilitate the county jail, the Sheriff’s office and the jury rooms.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

Before a jam packed house, the Feather River College board members chose and revealed a Quincy location as the future sight of Plumas County’s new junior college campus: Feather River College. A 106 acre parcel located next to the County Geriatric Hospital has been chosen. That site was being considered along with four other Quincy sites and one Greenville site.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Despite meeting a target of $2.2 million in savings and to balance the Plumas Unified School District budget, the proposed closure of Greenville High School has been tabled, however many school district employees may still lose their jobs.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

The 1,400 acre Grizzly Ranch development is for sale, located near Lake Davis along the Grizzly Creek corridor. The real estate market has been in delcine for three years. The homeowner’s association there was notified and all 240 homeowners were sent letters of intent.

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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