150 years ago
That big, complimentary pow-wow: We understand from Doctor Shimerhorn that the arrangements are entirely perfected for the grand complimentary pow-wow to the newly arrived Indian Agent, on tomorrow night, New Year’s Eve. All the Washoe Chiefs and all their warriors will be on hand.
130 years ago
The editor of the Appeal has decided not to accept Fair’s offer of the management of the Washoe Minstrels. We had rather break broncos at $2 a head.
100 years ago
Senator Buol (sic) who because of his many activities in various parts of the county, could not be located last week, was asked this week by the Clark County Review to state his position on the prohibition, anti-gambling and divorce measures which will come before the coming legislature. “I take no stand on those subjects until they come before the coming legislature,” said Mr. Buol (sic). “I don’t know what they are now. “I cannot say that I am against or for them, Buol (sic) replied. — Clark County Review.
70 years ago
Mrs. Marion G. Bowen and Miss Sade J. Grant spent Christmas in Reno with relatives.
50 years ago
The Lake Tahoe Joint Study Committee has recommended creating a bi-state regional agency to strengthen controls over land use and water quality at the Sierra Lake.
30 years ago
Retailers can stock their shelves anticipating Christmas shoppers, but ski resorts must rely on Mother Nature to provide the inventory for a profitable holiday season. This year in the Sierra, she has not delivered.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.