140 years ago
The Paiute Queen, Her Serene Highness, Sarah Winnemucca, Queen of the Paiutes, is presently holding court at Oreana. She has a suite of rooms at the Torrey House and many a pale face admirer pays her homage. — Silver State.
130 years ago
In no time in the last 20 years has the water been so scarce as in Carson. There was but a little snow last season. The Carson Water Company has as an only source the springs in the mountainside. If only those who carelessly waste water allowing it to run at night would stop, the rest of the community would not suffer.
100 years ago
The weather has taken another turn and snow storms have developed in the mountains, while it is as cool as fall in the valleys.
70 years ago
The leading team in Carson City softball league will be named following tonight’s game between the Ship Bar and Ken’s Flyers. The two teams are ahead of the Rotary Club.
50 years ago
The University of Nevada said today 27 senior graduates made the four-year honor roll. The honor students included Lola Mae Gravitt, Tahoe Valley and David Lance Lippincott, Carson City.
20 years ago
A weekend of celebration of a century of historical events will top this year’s Kit Carson Rendezvous for the 10th annual event.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.