120 years ago
April 28, 1893
Monday evening, 22,000 pounds of creamery butter was shipped to Chicago.
95 years ago
April 26, 1918
Three more stars will be added to the service flag of Douglas County today when three boys entrain at Minden for American Lake to take up training in order to help in the work of defeating the Kaiser’s ambition to rule the world. These three young men are to be honored by the people of Douglas County as were those who have gone before them.
80 years ago
April 28, 1933
Commencement exercises at the Douglas County High School will be held Friday evening, June 9th, it was announced this week, at which time 25 boys and girls will receive diplomas of graduation.
50 years ago
April 25, 1963
The theme of the 1963 Carson Valley Days celebration announced this week by the Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club, will be: “The 99th Year — Previewing Nevada’s Centennial Birthday in 1964.”
25 years ago
April 28, 1988
County commissioners will put money in the pot for a new 911 telephone system and hire at least three county employees under a conservative $20.7 million spending plan for Douglas County in fiscal 1988-89. In addition, county officials said they are willing to fund two Lake Tahoe boat patrol deputies for the summer to offset the closing of the U.S Coast Guard station at Tahoe City.
10 years ago
April 23, 2003
A day in Douglas County awaited U.S. Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.), who toured various facilities Tuesday, starting with a breakfast with community leaders. “My goal here is to mainly listen to what your needs are and what is going on in rural Nevada,” Ensign said.
A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by R-C intern Carson Costa.