121 years ago
Full-page ads for the new coming city of Northern California, Amedee, located in the heart of the Honey Lake Valley, boasted a fine hotel with 60 rooms and plans for a bath house utilizing the famous boiling springs making Amedee the “Health Resort of the West.”
90 years ago
Representatives of a sugar beet factory in Fallon, Nev. visited a site outside Standish to talk to farmers concerning the viability of growing beets in the Honey Lake Valley.
They planned to plant 2,000 acres and sell the beets for $7 a ton.