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Remember When for March 9

120 years ago

March 9,1896

Nineteen carloads of beef cattle were shipped from Carson Valley to San Francisco markets this week.

100 years ago

March 9,1916

Mono County’s drastic prohibition laws are being threatened seriously by the new pizen being concocted.

80 years ago

March 9,1936

The Douglas High School basketball team who played at the University of Nevada gymnasium last Saturday lost the junior championship to Wadsworth by one point.

50 years ago

March 9,1966

That pernicious little critter, the flu bug, turned on Douglas County this week, forcing the highest school absenteeism in more than 10 years.

25 years ago

March 9, 1991

Carson Valley’s deep, plentiful aquifer will ease the effects of a fifth year of drought, experts say.

20 years ago

March 9, 1996

A natural gas leak Friday morning resulted in the evacuation of approximately 580 Gardnerville Elementary students and occupants of the Village Motel along Highway 395.

10 years ago

March 9,2006

A $36,000 grant will spruce up the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center in Gardnerville.

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