100 YEARS AGO … 1919
St. Patrick’s Day Hard Time Dance: Saturday evening at the Plumas House. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the good old way with music, song and dance. Buy your tickets in advance: $1 per person, spectators free. Refreshments and supper of sandwiches and tamales are available in the dining room.
50 YEARS AGO … 1969
Five candidates have applied for the office of Constable of Almanor Judicial District when incumbent Frank Sobrero resigns May 1. Those applying prior to the Plumas County Board of Supervisors appointment in April are: Bud Doyle, Carl Evans, Merle Stead, Howard Wright and Jim Youngman.
25 YEARS AGO … 1994
Chester family physician Dana S. Ware M.D. recently received the California Family Physician of the Year award. She began practicing medicine in Chester in 1988.
10 YEARS AGO … 2009
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!!–Local grocery store items featured this week in time for celebrating St. Patricks Day in a big way: corned beef $1.79 per pound, cabbage 19 cents a head, Irish soda bread $2.99, red potatoes 69 cents per pound, and end in the special evening with Bailey’s Irish Cream liquor $15.99.
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