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Remember When for June 11

120 years ago

June 15, 1894

Frank Walker has secured the mail contract from Raycraft Brothers to carry the mail between Genoa and Markleeville, for the next 4 years.

100 years ago

June 12, 1914

The Lahontan dam has sprung a leak. In due course of time the seepage will all be taken care of, but for the meantime do not be alarmed. There is only 42,500 acre feet of water in the reservoir.

80 years ago

June 15, 1934

Bijou Pines is one of the latest subdivisions at Lake Tahoe and already about a third of the lots for summers homes have been sold. Lots are being sold for $250,000 but prices after July 1 are subject to change.

50 years ago

June 11, 1964

A house to house “fire season check” has been conducted over the last week in Genoa by Nevada Division of Forestry Fire Patrolman, William Erksine.

25 years ago

June 15, 1989

“Wonder Years” star Fred Savage, was in town Tuesday filming “The Wizard” at the Reid Mansion Bed and Breakfast. The crew and child actor seemed to enjoy the balmy Carson Valley weather and praised the support of the town.

10 years ago

June 9, 2004

Susan Baldwin, vice principal at Douglas High School, retires after 28 years in the Douglas County School District.

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