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Remember When for the week of 4/3/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

The Huskinson Store building on Main Street in Quincy will be leased by the Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company. Formerly the site of a restaurant, the building will be renovated to accommodate the telephone exchange office. New flooring will be laid, a restroom for the operators will be added and a private office for the manager will be partitioned.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

Nine candidates for three seats on the Plumas Unified School District board are on the ballot for the election next week. Dr. Ivan Althouse, Pearly Mae Arnold, Alve Cullen, Elmer Hoskins, Ralph Boss all of Quincy, Ray Malby of Lake Almaner, Donna McElroy of Meadow Valley and Jim Ward and Mary Ellen Garrett both of Chester.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Construction of the new courthouse elevator will begin and the noisy and disruptive construction is expected to last eight weeks. The elevator improvements will bring the county in compliance with ADA (American Disability Act) requirements. In addition to a larger car, the project will include a new hydro lift system, automatic doors and control and emergency equipment such as a telephone and lighting. The project will cost $88,000. The new elevator will no longer require the three paid county elevator operators previously utilized.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

Former Plumas County District Attorney James Reichle was appointed as acting Plumas County Counsel. He will be paid $100 per hour working on projects the Plumas County Board of Supervisors assigns to him. He will notify Plumas County Administrator Jack Instad when his total legal fees near the allotted $10,000.

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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