150 years ago
Dan De Quille: This popular and competent local editor has returned to Virginia City after an absence of some months at Meadow Lake. It is reported that he will resume his position on the Enterprise.
130 years ago
There will be a mining boom in Red Canyon next summer. This the Genoa Courier has on the authority of a miner who says we can take his head for a football if it is not true. Douglas County will either have a mining boom in the near future or witness the liveliest game of football ever beheld.
100 years ago
Sobering up: The peace officers of Carson arrested three buck Indians yesterday for being drunk and lodged them in jail to sober up.
70 years ago
During the months from March through December 1946, 33 new buildings were under construction in Carson City, the city engineer’s office reported today. Twelve new storerooms and garages were being built during that time, it was indicated.
50 years ago
Nevada will not longer be a divided state as far as Daylight Saving Time is concerned, the chairman of an assembly committee said Friday. White Pine, Lincoln and a portion of Elko County — all in eastern Nevada — will remain on Standard Time to coincide with Utah. Further discussion on the bill to give the governor power to impose a uniform time through the state is expected next week.
30 years ago
Thursday’s Board of Supervisors meeting turned into a shouting match between Mayor Dan Flammer and Supervisor Ron Swirczek because of a memo the mayor had issued, directing supervisors to limiting inquiries from city staff.
Trent Dolan is the son of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.