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Remember When for the week of 5/1/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

Fishing and Hunting for all—Indian Valley is the sportsman’s paradise and the town of Taylorsvile is in the heart of Indian Valley. When you come to hunt, fish or spend a few days of rest and recreation, make your headquarters at the Vernon House. Offering comfortable beds, quality meals, high grade wines, liquors and cigars.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

Tobin Resort in the Feather River Canyon, including the resort cabins, store, bar, restaurant and service station has been sold to Mr and Mrs. Thomas Downing of Southern California for $70,000.

Jim Youngman of Greenville was named the Constable of the Lake Almanor Judicial District, the post being vacated by Frank Sobrero, getting the position over five candidates.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Along with Federal offices, Plumas County offices closed last Wednesday out of respect for 81 year old Richard Milhous Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, who died in New York on April 22. His funeral was held April 27 at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors formed a committee to meet with state representatives about possible locations for a new Plumas County courthouse. The Judicial Council of California has approved a list of 41 California courthouses to receive funds for new or updated courthouses. $25 million could be allocated for a project in Plumas County.

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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