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Remember When for the week of 4/24/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

A $40,000,000 highway bond issue measure with appropriation to construct an all-year road into Plumas County via the Feather River Canyon passed legislation this week. It is hoped that the bond issue will be passed at a special election by the voters of Plumas.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held this week for the new $12,000 carriage house-bell tower addition to the Plumas County Museum in Quincy. The 800 square foot building, which will house a work room and storage area, is expected to be completed in time for the Museum’s dedication of June 1.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Assistant Plumas County Auditor Tom Minton has resigned from that position to continue his campaign full time against current elected Plumas County Auditor Mary Mooney.

Ready to take on the financial crisis at Indian Valley Hospital in Greenville, Alan MacPhee has been named the new hospital administrator.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

John Steffanic has been chosen as the Plumas-Sierra Fair manager. A Plumas County native and Portola businessman, he has been chairman of the Portola Railroad Days for the last four years.

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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