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by Sue Ballew



120 Years Ago

Gene Jones of Empire and Jim Wren of Genoa will ride twelve bucking broncos apiece on July 4th for $150 aside. Whoever is thrown the least times will take the money.

100 Years Ago

The Nevada State Railroad Commission has cited the Tonopah and Goldfield railroad company to appear before the Commission and show cause why the passenger rate of the road should not be reduced from six to five cents a mile.

50 Years Ago

Photo caption: Representing Carson City at the annual Girls’ State will be Isabell deLipkau, Martha Westover, Cookie Felesina and Tina Hunt.

20 Years Ago

Carson High School graduation honors class of 1998 class and its 422 graduates.

10 Years Ago

A plan for the Washoe tribe to have gaming at the fairgrounds and to include up to 800 slot machines in an event center was met with resistance of the gaming community.

• Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.