140 years ago
A “Society of Reese River Pioneers” has been formed in Austin. All persons are eligible to membership who resided in the Reese River District prior to Jan. 1, 1864.
130 years ago
There was a meeting of the Fourth of July Committee last evening, but nothing definite was done. The general idea seemed to be to treat the citizens to a big fireworks display in the Capitol Square at night, as a parade would interfere with the picnic.
100 years ago
Tonight at the Lake View arena there will be a battle between gloved experts that is of more than ordinary interest. The main affair is between Drumgoole and Solomon, both men having enviable records in the fistic arena.
70 years ago
All girl employees at the state highway department headquarters have volunteered to cooperate on a project to furnish a Day Recreation Room at the Reno Army Air Base. Citizens of Carson are asked for furniture donations, according to Kathleen Dunfield.
50 years ago
(Photo Caption) Miss Kathy Ware poses with Mike Mirabelli after he presents her with the traditional crown and bouquet of roses officially proclaiming her the winner of the Miss Universe — Carson City contest.
20 years ago
It has been two years since Jaycee Lee Dugard disappeared as she walked to her school bus stop in South Lake Tahoe.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.