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Remember When for the week of January 13, 2016

100 YEARS AGO … 1916

Items included in the Plumas County Board of Supervisors Proceedings: Citizens of Sierra Valley filed a petition asking for the formation of a new school district there. Accepted the resignation of J.E. Wilson as the Justice of the Peace of Quincy township, It was ordered that the Plumas County exhibits used at the Expo-San Diego and the Panama-Pacific Expo in San Francisco be shipped back to Quincy to be installed at the Plumas County High School. Accepted the resignation of W.W. Kellogg as a member of the Plumas County law library. The bids for furnishing steel furniture at the Plumas County Assessor and Tax Collectors office was rejected.

50 YEARS AGO … 1966

1966 is another election year for the voters of Plumas County with 14 posts again on the block. The most imporatant contested positions will be the three supervisorial elections: American Valley-Quincy Supervisor Joe Crivello, Chester Supervisor Gordon Purdy, Portola Supervisor Dorothy Donnenwirth and their prospective challengers who may enter the race.

25 YEARS AGO … 1991

Highway 70 in the Feather River Canyon has been named a National scenic byway.

Eastern Plumas Board of Supervisor Jim Smith is the new 1991 chairman of the Board of Supervisors.

10 YEARS AGO … 2006

Planning and building fees in Plumas County are going up 22 per cent.

Feather River College enrollment is at an all time high with 623 full time students and 1010 part time students.

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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