Remember When for the week of 8/21/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

Plumas County Supervisor Long has caused and directed the bridge crossing of the Feather River to Portola be replanked. The flooring was badly worn and has been repaired many times.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

A new attendance record of 42,169 was set as the 1969 Plumas County Fair drew to a close Sunday night, up by 4,000 of last years count. A total of $15,700 for 86 4-H animals was raised at the annual 4-H auction during the fair on Sunday.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Megan Frady of Quincy was crowned as Plumas County Fair Sweetheart of the Mountains at opening ceremonies Wednesday. First runner-up was Kristen Irvine, while second runner-up was Felecia Dobrinen, both of Quincy. The theme of this years fair was “We Can’t Bear to Miss the Fair”, in honor of Smokey Bear’s 50th anniversary/birthday.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

Construction of a new learning center on the Feather River campus as part of a general purpose state funded bond package awarded in 2007, will begin on the campus this month. Upon completion, students will have access to new computers installed there.

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.