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Remember When for the week of 6/6/18

100 YEARS AGO … 1918

The Plumas County High School will hold the annual commencement exercises Friday night as the 1918 graduating class, numbering five, will receive diplomas.

Advertising: For rent or for sale–wagons suitable for heavy hauling–Keddie Trading Company.

50 YEARS AGO … 1968

Mary Lou Meredith, 17, of Sierra Valley was chosen as the Sweetheart of the Mountains at the annual Plumas County picnic Sunday.

Election results– Plumas County Board of Supervisors in the Indian Valley district: Incumbent Robert Hunter nosed out write-in candidate and former Supervisor E.J. Humphrey. In the Quincy, Meadow Valley, Keddie district: A run-off will be held in November between incumbent Raymond Larison and Jay Minton. State Assembly incumbent Pauline Davis will run-off against Quincy state Assembly write-in candidate and Quincy resident Stanley Young.

25 YEARS AGO … 1993

The towering spruce tree which was lit every Christmas since 1984 and dominated the northwest corner of the Plumas County courthouse grounds was cut down this week, the victim of rot in the roots and trunk. It came down as gently as when it was planted in 1921 by the local chapter of the Native Daughters of the Golden West. The tree’s removal cost the county $500 but will be partially recouped as Sierra Pacific Industries has bought it for milling

10 YEARS AGO … 2008

Plumas County Board of Supervisors candidate and challenger Lori Simpson has filed a complaint against incumbent Supervisor Rose Comstock alleging misuse of the official Plumas County seal on election materials distributed by Comstock. Plumas County Clerk Kathy Williams forwarded the complaint to District Attorney Jeff Cunan. Later, DA Cunan said that he did not have sufficient evidence to proceed with the complaint.

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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