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Remember When for Dec. 31

120 years ago

December 28,1894

It is reported that steam wagons will be in operation between Reno and Virginia City next spring to handle the freight.



100 years ago



January 8,1915

At a meeting of the taxpayers of this county held Saturday at Valhalla Hall, the proposition of erecting a new county high school was indefinitely postponed.

80 years ago

December 28,1934

Fire sirens of Minden and Gardnerville will blast the midnight air with their screeches Monday night in noisy welcome to 1935.

50 years ago

December 31,1964

The extensive holiday storms which have battered western Nevada have not been as damaging to the county roads as the 1963 floods, according to Douglas County Road Foreman George Dangberg.

25 years ago

December 28,1989

Indications are Douglas County political incumbents will be out in force signing up for another round of public office.

20 years ago

December 29,1994

Although he refused to offer advise for new commissioners, retiring board veteran Mike Fischer did share some of his hopes for the Valley’s future.

10 years ago

December 29, 2004

It’s called “hippotherapy,” but it’s all about horses. And to children like Sami Jo Kuhn of Reno, the program has given her mobility and strength she has never experienced in her nine years.

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