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Cooking school now open in Gardnerville (1)

February 3, 2016 — 

An intimate setting for cooking classes and other events has just opened up in Gardnerville. Sierra Chef, located at 1516 Highway 395, had a grand opening ceremony on Thursday, introducing …

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Expanding state’s health care access (2)

February 1, 2016 — 

Providing access to health care can be a struggle for smaller rural communities across Nevada, and Renown Health is seeking opportunities for collaboration to help ease that struggle.“Access to healthcare …

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Douglas jobless rate down to 6 percent (3)

January 28, 2016 — 

The jobless rate in Douglas County dropped to 6 percent in December, according to figures released by the state.The 1,336 workers who remain on the unemployment rolls are fewest during …

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Carson Valley museum hosts next business networking event (4)

January 20, 2016 — 

The next Main Street Mingle will be hosted by Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. Join Main Street Gardnerville 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the museum in Gardnerville and mingle with …

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Douglas economy on the rebound (5)

January 19, 2016 — 

A dozen new businesses opened their doors in Gardnerville during the first three quarters of 2015.That more than offset the four businesses that closed during the year.According to a report …

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Nevada addresses rapid growth in region (6)

January 11, 2016 — 

The new Nevada will need more public transportation, increased healthcare, new housing developments and a large work force to fill the new jobs, said panelists discussing the challenges facing Western …

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Everything old is new at Minden ReJunkery shop (7)

December 23, 2015 — 

After 17 years of traveling the western United States, Michelle and Buddy Jackson settled into the Valley and opened a thrift store in Minden’s Ironwood Mall. Open since April 1, …

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Hard Rock lawsuit moves forward (8)

December 18, 2015 — 

Lawyers for the Reno firm that built the Lake Tahoe Hard Rock dropped their efforts to attach the casino’s earnings on Friday as a lawsuit in the case moved forward.The …

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Duo brings events, entertainment to Valley (9)

December 9, 2015 — 

A spirited duo is using their talents and energy to bring events and event planning to the Valley.Emily Mcclintock, 29, and Jessica Johnson, 31, make up Jàlie Premier Event Planning, …

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NV Energy top 10 tips on holiday lighting safety (10)

December 2, 2015 — 

During this holiday season, NV Energy recommends the following holiday lighting conservation and safety tips. By following the recommendations outlined below, energy consumers will be able to make safer and …

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Intero Real Estate reaches out to warm up community (11)

December 2, 2015 — 

Intero Real Estate is hosting their annual coat drive.Last year the business collected more than 400 coats.They have already collected more than 30 this year.Good, used coats can be dropped …

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Taxable sales up, joblessness down in latest reports (12)

November 28, 2015 — 

Economic indicators released this week gave Douglas County something to be thankful for.Taxable sales in the county surged 11.1 percent in September, according to figures released Wednesday by the Nevada …

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Shops think big during Shop Small (13)

November 27, 2015 — 

Carson Valley’s shopkeepers hope encouraging residents to shop small in the wake of Black Friday will help keep dollars at home.Main Street Gardnerville, Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce and Main …

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Tesla effect still uncertain (14)

November 26, 2015 — 

While all of Nevada is busy getting excited about the arrival of Tesla, the impact it will have on Douglas County is still uncertain. “There is actually a slight negative …

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Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort opens to guests, earliest first day in 11 years (Video) (15)

November 21, 2015 — 

TWIN BRIDGES, Calif. — An extended electric guitar solo by a rocker in red long johns, a flurry of silly string blasted at skiers on the first few chairs and …

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Hard Rock hosts job fair (16)

November 11, 2015 — 

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe will be hosting a job fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in its convention center. Those interested in working for Tahoe’s …

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Lake Tahoe skiing: Alpine Meadows to open Thursday; Squaw on Saturday (17)

November 10, 2015 — 

OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows have become the latest Tahoe-area ski resorts to declare plans to open earlier than expected for the 2015-16 season.“With almost 2 …

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Stateline gets new pizzeria: Restaurant offers casual approach (18)

November 6, 2015 — 

Two years ago, business owner Mike Fayer seized an opportunity to open a now-successful restaurant in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Buoyed by a passion for fine food and simple service, he …

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Intero Real Estate warms up fundraising effort (19)

November 6, 2015 — 

Intero Real Estate warmed up the Valley last year with a coat drive warranting more than 400 coats. This year they are continuing to bring the fundraising heat with an …

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Dentist takes over practice (20)

November 4, 2015 — 

After making the decision to retire, Dr. Jay Marriage has turned over his dental practice to Dr. David Newell. Newell took over the practice located at 1700 County Road in …

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