120 years ago
February 23, 1894
The snow is ten feet deep between Glenbrook and the summit. The Carson stage reached a point near Saint’s Rest, and was forced to turn back. The mail was carried over the summit on snowshoes.
100 years ago
February 20, 1914
At the stockmen’s meeting held at Reno Saturday George Wingfield sounded a note of warning and urged his hearers to be more attentive to the duty of selecting and electing competent men to fill offices in Nevada.
80 years ago
February 23, 1934
Nevada residents are going to have a voice in what their children learn in school if the present intentions of Walter W. Anderson, state superintendent of public instruction, are fulfilled.
50 years ago
February 20, 1964
A firm stand in favor of construction of a sewage-highway tunnel through the Kingsbury area was made Tuesday by the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce.
25 years ago
February 23, 1989
The world soaring championships slated to be held in Minden in 1991 face funding troubles which at worst could result in the event being held elsewhere.
10 years ago
February 20, 2004
The Gardnerville Town Board awarded a contract last Friday to Curtis & Sons Construction for the Main Street Lighting project in downtown Gardnerville. The project will remove all wooden poles and overhead power lines and will also install decorative street lighting on the west side of Main Street (Highway 395) between Mission Street and Mill Street.
A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Cira Craighead