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Luxury home market on rise in Tahoe and Reno (1)

October 12, 2015 — 

As the Western Nevada real estate market climbs, realtors in the highly specialized luxury market are seeing sales climb. From January through September 2015, home sales in the $1 million …

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Stateline casinos post 21st Century’s worst August (2)

October 9, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The casinos at Stateline posted the worst gaming win in the 21st century during August.According to numbers released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the casinos …

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Mighty Mouse helicopters wear many hats (3)

October 7, 2015 — 

The Sierra Nevada boast an environment fit for gliders and soaring enthusiasts, but the mountains can be hard on other forms of aviation. Skydance Helicopters of Minden welcomes the challenges, …

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R-C staff writer named journalist of merit (4)

October 3, 2015 — 

Staff writer Sarah Hauck was named community journalist of merit for 2014-15 by the Nevada Press Association at their annual banquet on Friday.Hauck has worked for The Record-Courier since June …

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Corley Pumpkin Patch opens Saturday (5)

October 1, 2015 — 

Corley Ranch Pumpkin Patch opens for the season Saturday, and will continue 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every weekend in October.Pick-your-own pumpkins are available for purchase as well as a …

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Taxable sales flat compared to last month (6)

September 30, 2015 — 

The first month of the new fiscal year was flat for taxable sales go, with Douglas County merchants bringing in $57.5 million in July.By far the largest category in the …

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General: Education critical issue (7)

September 25, 2015 — 

With technology on the rise and more businesses moving to Nevada, local business owners are wondering how it’s going to affect Douglas County. “We are in a connected world,” said …

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Critical issues conference looks to future (8)

September 20, 2015 — 

Discussing the importance of Nevada’s business, and what the future holds, are a few of the things waiting to be explored next week. The Business Council of Douglas County is …

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Auto business of 40 years changes hands (9)

August 26, 2015 — 

The rubber began to wear thin on John Cristl’s career as a mechanic at his shop All American Tire. Just two months shy of his 76th birthday, the company he …

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Night work required to demolish former thrift store (10)

July 29, 2015 — 

The large brown building along Highway 395 that once housed a thrift store will have to be taken down at night due to its proximity to the highway.Demolition of the …

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Minden Pizza Factory celebrates reopening (11)

July 28, 2015 — 

The Pizza Factory Minden is celebrating its grand reopening 2-5 p.m. Saturday. The public is invited to join in an afternoon of a ribbon cutting, food and prizes, including chances …

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Stateline casinos post 44 percent increase for June (12)

July 28, 2015 — 

Gaming numbers for the casinos in Stateline posted the highest percentage increase in Nevada during June.According to numbers released today, Stateline saw a 44-percent increase over June 2014, raking in …

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Organics organization plows ahead (13)

July 27, 2015 — 

A coalition of organic food producers is scrambling to fill the void left when the Nevada Department of Agriculture on June 3 elected to stop its organic certification program.The creation …

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Douglas jobless rate lowest in seven years (14)

July 24, 2015 — 

Unemployment in Douglas County dropped to 6.7 percent in June, its lowest level since June 2008, at the beginning of the Great Recession.According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training …

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Power outage affects 9,000 (15)

July 21, 2015 — 

An early morning outage briefly affected up to 9,000 NV Energy customers on Monday.Power company spokeswoman Faye Andersen said the outage began at 12:52 a.m., affecting two substations in Carson …

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Excavator takes big bite out of butter building (16)

July 21, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Demolition work on the Bently Heritage site has moved from the large blue building to the old Minden Creamery itself.Plans are to remove the entire back of …

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GadZooks hosts bicentennial display (17)

July 7, 2015 — 

For the month of July, gadZooks! is having a display of bicentennial memorabilia from 1976.Included in the display is a portrait of Uncle Sam on a stack of 7 UP …

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Home sale costs heating up, but don’t get discouraged (18)

July 6, 2015 — 

Homebuyers in Western Nevada may feel caught between rising prices and low inventory, but that should not keep them out of the market, recommended the president of the Reno-Sparks Association …

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Probate is certainly not a four-letter word (19)

July 5, 2015 — 

Sometimes I think probate is a four-letter word. Many people are more concerned about avoiding probate than avoiding the IRS. Yet, many people do not understand what probate is.Probate is …

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Valley residents find new positions at City National Bank (20)

June 25, 2015 — 

City National Bank announced that it has named Sherri Blanchard as senior client manager of its Reno banking office, and Audrey Slobe as client manager of its Minden banking office. …

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