140 years ago
(A Grand Time, continued from Thursday.) Our Reporter, accompanied by a friend, went to the assembly a mile and a half northeast of the Mint. “We made our way through the enclosure composed of campoodies ranged around in curved line carefully stepping between over recumbent and snoring bodies of savages. (Continued Saturday.)
130 years ago
For some time there has been a bank in Lake Tahoe, which in clear weather has generally been taken for a moss formation. It lies at the right of the steamers course between Tahoe City and the Tallac House about two miles beyond Idlewild. It looks like a lot of trees had sunk to the bottom about 50 feet below the surface with every limb and tree perfect.
100 years ago
Billy Warden, a former Carsonite, whose death was recorded in California and then in Nevada, is very much alive. In a letter to the Muldoon brothers of this city, he states he is in the hospital and should be out in about four weeks.
70 years ago
Kelly and Lindsay, a store that has remained open every day for more than 15 years, and Anderson’s Market, have announced new closing hours. It was announced it will be necessary to close every Sunday and daily at 7 p.m.
50 years ago
The only entrant from Carson City in the 11th annual Nevada State Championship High School Rodeo is Miss Sally Stodieck of 14 W. Sunset Way.
20 years ago
Fees for nine holes of golf at the Eagle Valley East Golf Course will go up from $8.50 to $10 and 18 holes from $15 to $18, effective immediately to compensate for poor revenues.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.