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 News    December 13, 2016 

Remember When for the week of December 13, 2016

100 years ago Frank B. Dursoe, secretary of the Chico Chamber of Commerce, has been in Susanville in the interest of building a road connecting with the Susanville-Red Bluff lateral of the state highway system to Chester. The proposed road will be...

 
 News    December 6, 2016

Remember When for the week of December 6, 2016

125 years ago E.J. Beebe, who was sent to state prison for life for a murder in Modoc County and was pardoned by Governor Markham, was passing through Bieber on his way home. Beebe, 77, convinced the governor that his brother was the only one guilty...

 
 News    November 29, 2016

Remember when for the week of November 29, 2016

125 years ago News of the day includes a story of a dentist, M.E. Brenner, who preformed a difficult extraction of Jake Claw’s artificial teeth, which included sawing off an existing real tooth to do it. It seems Mr. Claw’s former dentist sized t...

 
 News    November 22, 2016

Remember when for the week of November 22, 2016

125 years ago A Plumas County bachelor, after bring informed in the weekly newspaper that he had been married a week previous, wrote a letter demanding a retraction. It was later found out that a friend of the man had submitted the announcement as a...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Remember when for the week of November 15, 2016

125 years ago William Sims of Sacramento, after a visit and examination of the Honey Lake area in Lassen County, has reported that the land is equal to or better than any of the farmland in the Sacramento Valley and encourages his investors to...

 
 News    November 1, 2016

Remember when for the week of November 1, 2016

125 years ago The first meeting of the Lassen County Board of Trade was held at the Steward House Hall for the purpose of incorporation and membership role call, which included more than 40 local businessmen. 75 years ago John Arthur Reynolds led a f...

 
 News    October 18, 2016

Remember When for the week of Oct. 18, 2016

100 years ago Lassen County residents were taken by surprise when a rare early-October snowstorm dumped nearly 2 feet of snow. Many people were left stranded in rural sections of the county and travel between towns was impossible for several days....

 
 News    October 11, 2016

Remember When for the week of Oct. 11, 2016

75 years ago Curtis Newly risked his life when the brakes on his logging truck failed to function and he ran into another truck in front of him instead of risking hurting others. His throat was cut and his head was pinned in his cab by a log, but was...

 
 News    October 4, 2016

Remember When for the week of Oct. 4, 2016

130 years ago Professor Hagal ran an ad proclaiming he would be jumping out of a hot air balloon in the clouds between five and seven thousand feet above sea, descending to the earth with nothing to restrain his rapid descent but his grip onto the...

 
 News    September 20, 2016

Remember When for the week of Sept. 20, 2016

70 years ago Promotion began for Diamond Mountain Guest Ranch, Inc., the former George Wingfield ranch located 10 miles southwest of Susanville. Sale of the 49-year lease on 150 lots, which today is the sub-division surrounding Emerson Lake Golf Cour...

 
 News    September 13, 2016

Remember When for the week of Sept. 13, 2016

100 years ago Technology has begun to show its ugly side in Lassen County as two accidents on the front page of the Lassen Weekly Mail attests. A county resident was killed in Westwood when he came in contact with “live wire” while another...

 
 News    September 6, 2016

Remember When for the week of Sept. 6, 2016

100 years ago A group of inmates working for state construction agencies, was this week making “a substantial start in clearing right-of-way grading” on a road joining Susanville with Red Bluff. Such improvements on the old road were the...

 
 News    August 30, 2016

Remember When for the week of August 30, 2016

125 years ago One Eades, who was found guilty of battery, was fined $80 and sentenced to imprisonment until the fine was paid. He was released on Habeaus Corpeus due to the fact the judgment did not specify where he should be confined. 70 years ago A...

 
 News    August 23, 2016

Remember When for the week of August 23, 2016

120 years ago Hamann & Fischer, a San Francisco brewing company, began installing beer-making equipment at the long awaited Susanville Brewery. They told the public to expect several types of beer to be locally distributed, with the first variety to...

 
 News    July 19, 2016

Remember When for the week of July 19, 2016

90 years ago Electricity has been turned on over the Standish and Litchfield extensions and 55 houses in the Honey Lake Valley received electric current for the first time during the past few days. They have had their homes wired and are now enjoying...

 
 News    July 12, 2016

Remember When for the week of July 12, 2016

140 years ago We have had some 10 or 12 days of the hottest weather ever known in this part of the country. The thermometer has marked each day about 100 degrees and on several occasions 103 in the shade. 90 years ago A local woman who appeared in Re...

 
 News    July 5, 2016

Business Scene for the week of July 5, 2016

MINI STAR CAMP COMING UP JandJ Performing Arts is holding a Mini Star Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15 and 16. The two full days will include fun and art education such as singing, dancing and acting for children ages 3-6 years of age. For more...

 
 News    July 5, 2016

Remember When for the week of July 5, 2016

140 years ago Leo Button, an old Honey Laker who has now taken up his abode at Silver Lake in Oregon, made a visit this week, and brought back with him a wagonload of furs and buckskins. The furs he shipped to New York and the buckskins he sold to...

 
 News    June 14, 2016

Remember When for the week of June 14, 2016

75 years ago From the Advocate: After numerous complaints about the smell of outdoor toilets and cesspools and reports of people dumping bath water, Donald P. Cady, attorney for the Susanville Sanitary District, issued a statement urging residents...

 
 News    May 31, 2016

Remember When for the week of May 31, 2016

140 years ago The good people of this burg were awakened from their slumber the other night in the wee hours and entertained by the howling of a drunken lout for about two hours who claimed to be a bull-whacker extraordinaire. One of the cells in our...

 
 News    May 17, 2016

Remember When for the week of May 17, 2016

70 years ago Housing for 20 veterans with families who will attend Lassen Junior College this fall will be ready for them within two months. One of the units, accommodating eight families, will be near Roop’s Fort on city land. The other two, for...

 
 News    May 10, 2016

Remember When for the week of May 10, 2016

124 years ago A man announced in the newspaper that he had lost a bag of gold near the Feather River while fleeing from a mountain lion. He said he would give the finder a small amount of his gold if it were returned to him. 74 years ago Howard L....

 
 News    May 3, 2016

Remember When for the week of May 3, 2016

125 years ago T.J. Cox informed us that the Red Rock Reservoir is full to its capacity and holds sufficient water to supply all demands of this season. 50 years ago Prospects for an abundant water supply in California continued to dwindle as March...

 
 News    April 26, 2016

Remember When for the week of April 26, 2016

75 years ago Nate Holmes arrested two residents of the Honey Lake Township for violating the ordinance prohibiting slot machines. One of the two residents appeared before Justice of the Peace N.V. Wemple and upon pleading guilty was fined $100 of...

 
 News    April 12, 2016

Remember When for the week of April 12, 2016

90 years ago Two dead bodies have been recovered by tolling miners in the tunnel land-slip at Buck’s Ranch, about 30 miles west of Quincy. One man has been brought alive, which leaves three still entombed. The scene of the tragedy was the Grizzly...

 

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