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May the Fourth be with you; Minden hosts “Star Wars” event (1)

May 4, 2016 — 

Main Street Minden is throwing the first annual May the Fourth be with you event 4-7 p.m. today at Minden Park in honor of “Star Wars.”There is free admission and …

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Food truck festival rolls through Minden (2)

May 2, 2016 — 

After taking a moment to decide, Frankie Reynolds was glad she tried the Winey Munkies food truck first.The wine ice cream truck was one of seven choices at Saturday’s food …

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New breast center to open at Carson Tahoe Medical Campus (3)

April 26, 2016 — 

A new breast center at Sierra Surgery on the Carson Tahoe Medical Campus will feature technology from 3-D mammography, to ultrasound-guided biopsies, and MRI. According to Carson Tahoe Health Center …

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Business showcase draws crowd (4)

April 25, 2016 — 

All kinds of people visited the Douglas County Community Center on Thursday to check out what Carson Valley businesses have to offer.“People like to visit and see what’s new,” said …

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Free job fair Wednesday (5)

April 23, 2016 — 

Nevada JobConnect and Douglas County Social Services are hosting a free job fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Dogulas County Community & Senior Center in Gardnerville. Nearly 40 employers …

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Showcase puts business in spotlight (6)

April 16, 2016 — 

The 15th annual Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase is coming to the Douglas County Community and Senior Center on Thursday.Last year more than 2,000 guests came to the …

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American diner set to open in Minden (7)

April 13, 2016 — 

A new restaurant is opening this summer, and it has a theme fit for our founding fathers. Dru Himes, 41, is venturing into his first business with Independence Diner, set …

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Starbucks Roasting Plant & Distribution Center honored (8)

April 9, 2016 — 

Starbucks Carson Valley Roasting Plant & Distribution Center took home the county’s top award for Business of the Year Thursday during Northern Nevada Development Authority’s Pioneer Awards. The Pioneer Awards …

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Reno Air Races look to horizon (9)

April 9, 2016 — 

The Reno Air Races attracted more than 150,000 spectators from around the world last year. Mike Crowell, president and chief executive officer of the Reno Air Racing Association, indicated the …

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Wa She Shu Travel Plaza opens (10)

March 28, 2016 — 

The Washoe Tribe had the grand opening for the Wa She Shu Travel Plaza on Friday, complete with 25-cent corndogs and giveaways. The tribe opened the travel plaza in conjunction …

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Roasting plant wins award (11)

March 25, 2016 — 

Safety is the biggest concern for the Minden Starbucks Roasting Plant, which is why they were awarded for their excellence. They were the recipient of the Safety and Health Achievement …

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Minden firm sues Amazon.com (12)

March 25, 2016 — 

Minden manufacturer GoPed is suing Amazon.com for more than $1.6 million in federal court alleging the online distributor assessed late charges equal to the amount the scooters were worth.Genoa attorney …

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FISH Thrift Store opens in new location (13)

March 15, 2016 — 

The new FISH Thrift store is open at 1561 Highway 395 in Minden, and plans a grand opening celebration on Wednesday.“We’ve had a wonderful welcome to our new location,” said …

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Van Sickle Station an inn once more (14)

March 12, 2016 — 

Before Nevada was a state, Henry Van Sickle was welcoming travelers to Carson Valley to his property located at the base of Kingsbury Grade.“All who came over the mountains stopped …

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Art studio grand opening (15)

February 24, 2016 — 

A new art studio is opening in Gardnerville, with the hopes that students of all ages will come and learn new skills or expand on the knowledge they already have. …

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Brewers compete in Carson City (16)

February 24, 2016 — 

Just Brew It, the Carson City homebrew supply store owned by Trevor and Tessa Rotoli, put on the fifth annual Thirsty Boy Homebrew Competition at the Tahoe Winery in Carson …

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County approves Stateline redevelopment (17)

February 20, 2016 — 

A redevelopment district encompassing Stateline was approved by Douglas County commissioners after a public hearing at Lake Tahoe.Redevelopment would mean less money for the Douglas County School District and the …

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Minden business gets together for charity (18)

February 19, 2016 — 

A team building exercise quickly turned into a fundraising effort for one Minden business. Petroleum Card Services decided to do an event to get the coworkers together and enhance engagement …

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GE Bently conducts layoffs (19)

February 18, 2016 — 

General Electric’s Bently Nevada plant conducted layoffs on Wednesday.The company said that its Oil & Gas division has begun restructuring its organization to reduce its costs due to challenging business …

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Washoe Tribal Plaza opens (20)

February 17, 2016 — 

The Washoe Travel Plaza’s soft opening was Wednesday morning, and the store is already pretty busy.Featuring a 6,000-square-foot, 24-hour convenience store and a dozen gas pumps out front, it is …

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