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