Remember When for Feb. 11
120 years ago
The Woman’s suffrage bill before the assembly in Carson was defeated this week.
100 years ago
The most extensive outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease ever known in the United States now seems to be under control, as a result of the vigorous policy of eradication followed.
80 years ago
Boulder Lake was a reality Monday, the backed-up waters of the Colorado River forming a lake 10 miles long and 30 feet deep behind the vast concrete rampart of Boulder dam.
50 years ago
The proposed Daggett Pass Tunnel, recently given a boost from “private financing,” acquired question marks on both ends Friday, when Douglas County Commissioner asked the “why.”
25 years ago
Mercury poisoning of the Carson River will be the topic of a public hearing tomorrow in Carson City.
20 years ago
Demolition of the old Miller’s Market could begin as early as March. The Record-Courier plans to relocate its newspaper publishing and printing operations as well as The Print Shop to a new building it will construct on the site in Gardnerville.
10 years ago
February 9, 2005
Assessed valuation of properties in Douglas County is expected to rise an unprecedented 19.2 percent for the upcoming fiscal year.
A look back at past editions of The Record-Courier by Sarah Hauck