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Remember When for Jan. 20

120 years ago

January 20,1896

The County Commissioners at their last regular meeting, appointed Dave Jones as sheep inspector for Douglas County.

100 years ago

January 21,1916

Following the storm of last week, a good old-fashioned snowstorm broke about 11 p.m. Sunday to 10 a.m. Monday, making in all about 32 inches of snow.

80 years ago

January 24,1936

Changes in administration of the Taylor Grazing Act of 1936, which are significant to Nevada Stockmen, were recommended by the meeting of district advisers and U.S. Interior Department officials held in Salt Lake City last week.

50 years ago

January 20,1966

Burglars smashed through a boarded window at Baker Electric Company in Gardnerville, and trucked away nine portable television sets worth an estimated $1,400.

25 years ago

January 20,1991

Saddam Hussein is not likely to surrender anytime soon, according to Nevada Sen. Harry Reid.

20 years ago

January 20,1996

Although President Bill Clinton recently reported crime is down 6 percent nationwide, criminal activity in rural America has picked up the pace.

10 years ago

January 20,2006

Former Douglas County Commissioner and Gardnerville businessman Bernie Curtis has taken the position of Elko County Undersheriff.

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