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Remember When for Dec. 10

120 years ago

December 7,1894

Six inches of snow fell in this community yesterday and a raging wind has drifted it into piles several feet deep.



100 years ago



December 18,1914

An obscure and yet unidentified disease among cattle on the Schacht ranch is giving the leading veterinarians and bacteriologists of the Universities of Nevada and California considerable difficulty.

80 years ago

December 7,1934

It is claimed that $18,000, most of the proceeds of a stage robbery, lies buried somewhere near or in Genoa, the oldest settlement in Nevada.

50 years ago

December 10,1964

The Minden-Gardnerville Sanitary District bond issue passed with an overwhelming margin at last Thursday’s special election.

25 years ago

December 7,1989

President Bush on Tuesday signed into law the Nevada Wilderness Protection Act which preserves 733,400 acres of forested mountains and gives the state its first new wilderness in 25 years.

20 years ago

December 8,1994

Several decisions needed to steer Douglas County away from budgetary shoals will be before commissioners this morning.

10 years ago

December 8, 2004

Seven Whittell High School teachers won’t be suspended if they can convince Douglas County School Board trustees that they didn’t participate in a 2003 sick-out.

A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Sarah Hauck