130 YEARS AGO
The Picnic of the Pacific Coast Pioneers was a failure in point of numbers and had it not been for the races, the affair would have left promoters out of pocket. It was equally light in pocket as with the general hard times on the Comstock.
100 YEARS AGO
Upon receiving notice that the Western Pacific would discontinue handling mail for Jungo, Sulphur and Gerlach June 1, Postmaster Rogers took up the matter with Senator Nixon and the post office department at Washington. Temporarily the mail will be moved by Globe express at a considerable expense.
70 YEARS AGO
At the final assembly of Carson City high school, Coach George A. McElroy was presented with a beautiful Hamilton wrist watch by Eddie marriage on behalf of the high school students.
50 YEARS AGO
Gov. Grant Sawyer says he will lend his support to the proposed "Silver State 600" Road Race from Las Vegas to Winnemucca.
20 YEARS AGO
The Nevada Assembly votes 40-2 to give final legislative approval for new restrictions on smoking.
10 YEARS AGO
Fallon grieves over its first leukemia victim, a 10-year old boy.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.