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Remember When for March 29

120 YEARS AGO

March 26, 1897

Fun fact- No bird can fly backward without turning; the dragonfly, however, can do this and outstrip the swallow in speed.

100 YEARS AGO

March 30, 1917

Of a total of 460 bills introduced in the legislature, 272 originated in the assembly and 188 in the senate. Of this number, 146 assembly bills and 97 senate bills passed both houses and were transmitted to the governor to be acted upon.

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80 YEARS AGO

March 26, 1937

Nevada may be the "divorce center of the nation," but still there were nearly three times as many marriages performed in the state between July 1, 1935 and June 30, 1936, than there were divorces.

50 YEARS AGO

March 30, 1967

Major repairs at Douglas County Airport in preparation for commercial airline traffic is the big surprise package in the tentatively approved $1.7 million county budget.

25 YEARS AGO

March 29, 1992

A dozen people may have been affected by a giardia (waterborne disease) outbreak, inducing four confirmed cases within the service area of Zephyr Water Utility District, which state health officials believe may be linked to the water system.

20 YEARS AGO

March 29, 1997

Students at Carson Valley Middle School were shocked and horrified as they watched one of their favorite teachers get hauled off in handcuffs by Officer Keith Logan of the Douglas County Sheriff's Department, until they realized they had been set up by their English teacher to become investigative reporters and solve the mystery behind the arrest of art teacher Kelly Yost.

10 YEARS AGO

March 30, 2007

Valley students were well represented among those who went to the Nevada Legislature to observe Kick Butts Day. They brought 1,200 shoes with them to represent the people who die daily of tobacco-related causes.

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