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Remember When for June 8

120 years ago

June 8, 1896

The fires at the Carson Mint were started up Monday and the machinery set in motion.

100 years ago

June 8, 1916

Ernest Scossa, a supervisor of Alpine County and one of the heavy property holders of that section, was threatened with death by a sheepherder one day last week when he asked the man to refrain from trespassing on his range.

80 years ago

June 8, 1936

Golio Orzo, a sheepherder, was shot and killed by Frank Aguierre at a sheep camp above Little Antelope Valley last Friday.

50 years ago

June 8, 1966

Sheriff’s deputies said burglars stole $60 in change from the Western Auto Store in downtown Gardnerville Sunday.

25 years ago

June 8, 1991

After five years of drought, Douglas County agricultural workers may be eligible for federal emergency financial assistance, following an announcement by Gov. Bob Miller.


June 8, 1996

While commissioners approved a first reading of the utility fee Thursday by a vote of 4-1, consideration of the fee was interspersed with discussion on how to balance the county budget.

10 years ago

June 8, 2006

A 19-year-old Gardnerville man is to appear in East Fork Justice Court this morning, suspected of defacing six Carson Valley churches with obscenities and satanic references to 666.

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