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Remember when for Jan. 5

95 years ago

Jan. 7, 1916

New high school opened Monday. This building located on a five-acre tract, donated to the county by enterprising citizens of Gardnerville, and the main street which joins the towns of Gardnerville and Minden, is a massive structure of concrete and brick, classic in design, and embodying the most modern and the best ideas in school architecture and school efficiency.

80 years ago

Jan. 9, 1931

The old Gardnerville grammar school building, sold some time ago by the board of trustees to C.C. Meneley, is to be torn down, save and except the west wing, which has been moved to the front of the lot and will be converted into a modern dwelling. Mr. Meneley, who is principal of the Gardnerville grammar school, owns a home in Genoa, and it is reported that if suitable contracts are secured the building will be moved to the lot purchased by him with school buildings at this place.

50 years ago

Jan. 5, 1961

Members of the Carson Valley 20-30 Club elected Julian Larrouy of Gardnerville president for the upcoming year. Other officers named were Robert Beck, Robert Dinsmore and Richard Capurro. Elected to the Board of Directors were Arthur McMasters, Clarence Burr and Andy Hughes. Larrouy succeeds Larry McMasters.

25 years ago

Jan. 2, 1986

The Douglas County unemployment rate continued its year-long climb after reaching a seasonally adjusted rate of 9.1 percent in November, according to figures released by the Nevada Employment Security Department.

10 years ago

Jan. 3, 2001

Governor’s tourism conference cites three Valley businesses. The Historian Inn in Gardnerville is a 35-room historic-themed hotel. The inn is owned by Nevada Johnson Ventures Inc. Corley Ranch – Paula and Jon Corley own the 288-acre destination working guest ranch in Gardnerville. The Carson Valley Inn’s current $3.2 million project will add 16,000 square feet to the resort including a 50 percent increase in casino area.

A look at past issues of The Record-Courier by Sharlene Irete.