February 3, 2013
130 years agoThe people of Storey County have reached the conclusion the promises made by their representatives have been forgotten. Legislators, bent on acting for California Corporations have incited at least one citizen to produce the following dodger: “A matter which concerns us all! A Grand Mass Meeting. Of the citizens will be called to ask our legislators to relieve us from the damnable outrages of the Railroad Corporations! Shall our third Legislature be permitted to do the same?” Signed, one of the Victims.100 years agoErnest Miner, who has been firing the V. & T. for a number of years, has resigned his position and with his family is moving to California where he has secured a farm. Mr. Miner and his family have lived here many years and will be missed.70 years agoRumors are that a state lottery bill will be introduced in the State Legislature. The bill would raise money to finance the state’s share of old-age pension benefits as well as provide money for rehabilitation and hospitalization of war veterans.50 years ago(Photo Caption) Bridge Gone. Onlookers observe where Lloyd bridge used to be east of the Prison. The bridge collapsed under an onslaught of high flood waters Friday, isolating several residents. (Photo by Bill Dolan).20 years agoA bill to limit increases in mobile home lot rents was introduced by an Assemblyman from Las Vegas and 20 co-sponsors.10 years agoAfter placing a historical marker at was thought to be the location of the original Old Mormon Station one mile north of the town, historians now say it’s in the wrong spot.• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.