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Remember When for June 13

120 years ago

June 17, 1892

The Gardnerville people are making extensive preparations for celebrating July 4th. The Valhala brass band will dispense music for the doings, also playing for the dance.

95 years ago

June 15, 1917

A heavy tourist travel has already started between California and Nevada points, especially over the highway from Placerville to Lake Tahoe. If Douglas County expects to divert any of this travel over the Kingsbury grade and through Carson Valley, immediate steps must be taken to put the Lake road in first-class condition for auto-travel.

80 years ago

June 17, 1932

The Gardnerville ball team lost a hard fought game with the braves at the Dresslerville diamond Sunday afternoon, a large crowd witnessing the game. The score being 6 to 8. A game will be played Sunday afternoon with Wellington or Carson, presumably on the local diamond.

50 years ago

June 14, 1962

Six Nevada high school students will represent the State in the 13th annual “United Nations Pilgrimage For Youth,” a continental project for youth, sponsored by the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of America, it has been announced by Mrs. Ernest Lee, co-chairwoman.

25 years ago

June 18, 1987

Revisions for Douglas County’s future $2.5 million swimming pool complex have been finalized and are now in the hands of the pool district’s architect. East Fork Swimming Pool District board members last week concluded months of design studies for a four-pool complex that will be built south of Douglas High School on Highway 88.

10 years ago

June 12, 2002

This time the seniors weren’t best in Douglas High School’s Powder Puff flag football game. Tasha McCan and Rebecca Wallstrum scored touchdowns as the Juniors defeated the Seniors in the fourth annual Powder Puff game, 14-6, before a sizable crowd at Keith Roman Field on Friday.

A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by R-C intern Chrissy McLaughlin.