Remember When for Oct. 31
October 30, 2012
120 years ago
November 4, 1892
The Indians are coming in out of the hills laden down with pine nuts. There is a bounteous supply this year and the price is extremely low.
95 years ago
November 2, 1917
Tuesday night the boys of this community started the ball rolling with Halloween pranks and later in the evening they became bold, under the leadership of older heads their prank bordered onto vandalism. Several automobiles left standing in front of the high school while their owners were attending a Red Cross meeting, were tampered with, and not being satisfied with deflating the tires, removed the valves from the tubes, causing Mr. and Mrs. Hampson, E. J. Phillips and H. F. Dangberg to run their cars to Minden on flat tires, doing more or less injury to the tubes.
80 years ago
November 4, 1932
Business and unemployment conditions are better in Nevada than in any other state in the union with the trend continuing upward, according to a report filed with Governor Fred B. Balzar by Letson Balliet of Tonopah, director-chairman of the governor’s emergency committee on unemployment.
50 years ago
November 1, 1962
Juvenile proceedings are pending against two 16-year-old Carson Valley boys who have reportedly admitted the burglary last week end of the Schnitzel House in Gardnerville, and both the Gardnerville and Minden Elementary schools.
25 years ago
November 5, 1987
More than five years after Michael Collison allegedly walked out of a Douglas County Jail cell, a trial charging him with escape began this week. An eight-man, four-woman jury heard opening arguments Tuesday from attorneys, who recounted a bizarre tale of a deputy district attorney and a sheriff’s jailer who allegedly conspired with Collison for his escape in May 1982.
10 years ago
October 30, 2002
This year, Republican, two-term incumbents Jacques Etchegoyhen of District 2 and Don Miner of District 4, are challenged, respectively, by Republicans Mike Hayes, a former Douglas County planning commissioner, and Tim Smith, the retiring Tahoe Douglas Fire Chief.
A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by R-C intern Carson Costa.