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Remember When for April 27

120 years ago

April 27,1896

A fire broke out near the 400-foot level of the standard mine in Bodie Saturday morning and at last reports, the flames were beyond control.

100 years ago

April 27,1916

Frank Baker, devoting his attention to his mining interests, has sold his home in this city to Mrs. Belle Degrosellier.

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80 years ago

April 27,1936

The snow depth at Blue Lakes Monday was 86 inches with a water content of 41 inches, according to the latest report on snow conditions on the Carson River watershed furnished by Norman Green.

50 years ago

April 27,1966

A state park commission official, unveiling the state's master plan for recreation here Tuesday afternoon, placed Topaz Lake at the top of the list for development in Douglas County

25 years ago

April 27,1991

Douglas County has the third lowest student dropout rate in Nevada, according to a report issued by the State Board of Education.

20 years ago

April 27,1996

The outlook for the Carson River watershed is looking good, as sources are anticipating another wet spring this year.

10 years ago

April 27,2006

A growth cap is needed in Douglas County, Brad Spires of the Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors told residents and county officials at a meeting of the Douglas County Planning Commission on Wednesday.

A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Aurora Sain