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Auto business of 40 years changes hands (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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 (12)

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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Nevada JobConnect hosts Starbucks hiring event (13)

June 24, 2015 — 

The Northern Nevada JobConnect officesis having a hiring event for the Starbucks Roasting Plant and Distribution Center in Minden on Saturday. Jobseekers interested in being interviewed must visit their nearest …

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Unemployment rate drops to 6.8 percent (14)

June 24, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Unemployment dropped a percent in Douglas County in May to 6.8 percent. The decrease would not have been so precipitous if April’s unemployment figures hadn’t been revised …

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Topaz Lake gets new restaurant (15)

June 18, 2015 — 

It has taken the newest addition to Topaz Lake less than a month to get a five-star rating. Darlene Gomes and her husband, Randy, opened the doors of the Burger …

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Architectural masterpiece on market (16)

June 15, 2015 — 

Reno, Nev. — The most published house in Nevada can now be found on the MLS listings.The Stremmel House, which has appeared in numerous design and home magazines, is on …

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Rishele Thompson joins Northern Nevada Title Company (17)

June 12, 2015 — 

Northern Nevada Title Company in Gardnerville and its parent company Fidelity National Financial, proudly announces their newest escrow team member, Rishele Thompson.She began her career in the escrow industry in …

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Bella Vista Farm hosts open house, farmers market (18)

June 12, 2015 — 

Minden residents Bill and Rocky Barth have spent years tilling the soil, planting and replanting, getting just the right mix of produce for their farm.The fruits of their labor have …

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Tahoe Ridge Winery closes Minden location (19)

June 8, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Tahoe Ridge Winery and Bistro has consolidated its efforts in Carson City after closing its Minden location, the owners announced Monday.The Minden location opened in 2009 after …

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Overland restaurant reopens to fanfare (20)

June 6, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — To celebrate her 74th birthday, Reen Tisinger, daughter Erin Anderson and cousin Mimi Nagel were the first in the door at Overland Restaurant & Pub on Monday.“I’m …

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