130 YEARS AGO
The Lake Bigler (Tahoe) stage, with four passengers struck a chuck hole filled with snow throwing all the passengers out. The driver with great presence of mind jumped into a snow bank and with the reins in his hand prevented the horses from getting away.
120 YEARS AGO
Legislature: The Senate has started the economical ball rolling by dispensing with a Porter. Those who voted for this savings to the treasury can clean the spittoons and build the fires.
70 YEARS AGO
Swastika: A group of young men who were led by sailors of the United States Navy, tore down the swastika flying from the window of the German consult on O'Farrell street in San Francisco.
50 YEARS AGO
Photo caption: John Utt drops one in for the Senators as Will Carey goes up with him in an attempt to block the shot. Mike Griffin, Kirk Kinne and Mike Ingersoll and a Hawthorne player stand ready to try for any possible rebound (Dolan photo).
20 YEARS AGO
Advertisement: "Movies 4, 'Lion Heart,' 'Kindergarten Cop,' 'Dances with Wolves.'"
10 YEARS AGO
Tax revenue: The opening of the Costco store in South Carson City helped sales tax revenues $4 million over the previous November. The increase raised taxable income in Carson City from $11.5 million in November 1999 to $15.4 million in November 2000.
• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.