When Constable Paul Gilbert took office in January 1983, Ronald Reagan was in the second year of his first term, Harry Reid had just arrived in the House of Representatives, and Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki was still in college.
On Jan. 7, Gilbert recounted those details as he was honored by commissioners for being the longest-serving elected Douglas County official, having served 30 years in office so far, more than half his life.
"I have worked with 37 different county commissioners," he said. "They've all been wonderful - some more wonderful than others."
"I've worked with eight county managers and …