March 2, 2012
130 YEARS AGO
Senators in San Francisco: Sen. Fox of Storey since last adjournment almost a year ago; Sen. Hobart of Eureka since he sold the Eureka Leader; Sen. Joe Williams of Nye; and Sen. King of Lyon and soon to be from Arizona. Ex-Sen. Martin of Ormsby is now a stock broker in San Francisco.
100 YEARS AGO
Publicity Commissioner Norcross slaps the Reno Journal on the wrist to dare to comment on the extravagance of his office. He goes even so far as to threaten to quit his job. There is no telling what will happen by the time the commission cuts its teeth.
70 YEARS AGO
The Nevada Air Patrol is beating the bushes looking for a hidden air base being used by invading aircraft following a Los Angeles appeal. An alarm was raised following an air barrage called a false alarm.
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50 YEARS AGO
Warrant Officer Blake Fendrich was presented with an Armed Forces Reserve Medal for 10 years service with the Nevada National Guard.
20 YEARS AGO
Gov. Bob Miller is expected to make a few more cuts on Sunday when he tries fat hand stitched baseball at Carson City’s first Founder’s Day Festival.
10 YEARS AGO
A crematory operator in Georgia is facing an additional 102 criminal charges for taking money for cremations never performed.
• Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.