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County Economic Vitality Program making strides (2)

October 23, 2014 — 

In 2010, the Douglas County Economic Vitality Program was created with the goal of “creating a community to match the scenery.” Lisa Granahan, program manager, updated members of the Carson …

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MontBleu Resort to undergo extreme remodel (3)

October 23, 2014 — 

Renovations exceeding $24 million at MontBleu Resort that include the casino floor, convention center and all 437-rooms from the 17th floor and down will begin in mid-October. The comprehensive plan …

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Stateline gaming win up 33 percent (4)

October 23, 2014 — 

The gaming win at Stateline has been going up and down like a yo-yo with figures for August released this morning showing it up by nearly 33 percent over the …

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Douglas taxable sales up for July (5)

October 23, 2014 — 

Douglas County merchants started the fiscal year off in positive numbers, according to figures released Tuesday by the Nevada Department of Taxation. Merchants reported $57.6 million in taxable sales during …

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Jim Wheeler seeks repeal of business tax (11)

September 28, 2014 — 

Citing the unanimous support for legislation to provide tax incentives to bring Tesla’s battery gigafactory to Nevada, Assemblyman Jim Wheeler said that he will introduce a bill to repeal the …

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Douglas jobless rate down to 7.2 percent (12)

September 28, 2014 — 

With 200 fewer workers on the unemployment rolls, Douglas County posted a 7.2 percent unemployment rate for August, it’s lowest level since the beginning of the Great Recession. According to …

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Joyce’s Fine Jewelry picked for October cash mob (13)

September 28, 2014 — 

The next Main Street Gardnerville cash mob is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 4 at Joyce’s Fine Jewelry. The cash mob economic stimulus campaign is aimed at supporting local businesses and …

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People key to keeping data secure (14)

September 28, 2014 — 

Recent breakdowns in security for major retailers have as much to do with the people operating the systems as the systems themselves. Cisco Systems Senior Vice President Howard Charney told …

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Center gets five years of free Wi-Fi (15)

September 28, 2014 — 

Carson Valley residents in search of a connection will find both human and digital sorts at the new Douglas County Community and Senior Center in Gardnerville. Frontier Communications Chairwoman and …

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Jewelry store brings bling to Gardnerville (16)

July 29, 2014 — 

Sparkle has come to Gardnerville in the guise of a small jewelry store aimed at blinging up Carson Valley residents. Bling for the King is a small jewelry and accessories …

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