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Motorcyclist uninjured after Kingsbury accident (1)

August 31, 2014 — 

A Minden motorcyclist told authorities he was uninjured after he lost control of his 207 Harley Davidson on Kingsbury Grade on Thursday evening. Joseph Wayne McCann, 26, was heading down …

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Sign-ups open for medical center golf classic (2)

August 31, 2014 — 

Carson Valley Medical Center’s 2014 Fall Classic Golf Tournament and Oktoberfest is quickly approaching. Presented by the Hospital Foundation, this year’s event will be held at Genoa Lakes Golf Course …

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East Fork crew to help fight Happy Camp fire (3)

August 31, 2014 — 

An East Fork paramedic brush engine crew is headed north to help fight the 62,000-acre Happy Camp Complex burning in Klamath National Forest in California. Capt. Allan Anderson, and Firefighter-Paramedics …

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Staff removed from Brewery Arts Center (4)

August 30, 2014 — 

The top professional staff of the Brewery Arts Center has been ousted, according to a message posted on the organization’s website. “During an examination of our organizational structure as part …

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Raul Garcia Jr. pleads guilty in murder of Nevada Insurance Examiner (5)

August 30, 2014 — 

The last of four defendants in the murder of Nevada Insurance Examiner William McCune changed his plea to guilty Friday. Raul Garcia Jr. admitted to District Judge James Wilson he …

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Cooler today, warmer on Labor Day (6)

August 30, 2014 — 

A red flag warning for low humidity and gusty winds expired 10 p.m. Saturday without any major fires. West winds at Minden-Tahoe Airport gusted to 30 mph at 6:35 p.m. …

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County ends fiscal year with taxable sales up, slightly (7)

August 29, 2014 — 

Despite decreases in four of Douglas County’s largest categories, its merchants brought in 6.6 percent more in taxable sales during June compared with the same month in 2013. That put …

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Clerk-treasurer Ted Thran says farewell (8)

August 29, 2014 — 

The number of candidates seeking to replace Clerk-Treasurer Ted Thran doubled to an even dozen on Friday. Chief Deputy Treasurer Terry Lundergreen filed for the job, as did Douglas County …

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Overland says farewell to Elvira (9)

August 29, 2014 — 

After 48 years and 10 months Elvira Cenoz said goodbye to the Overland Hotel on Friday with hugs, stories and of course — picon punches. “It’s retirement time,” she said. …

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Ranchos man’s death under investigation (10)

August 29, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos man was found dead near the sandpits this morning. Deputies had been on the lookout for the man and his vehicle after receiving a report of a …

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Volunteers cook up sweet Candy Dance treats (11)

August 29, 2014 — 

Volunteers poured, portioned and packaged English toffee and rocky road in preparation for Genoa’s Candy Dance Sept. 27-28. The Genoa Town Hall morphed into a candy factory for volunteers to …

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In the spotlight for August 29 (12)

August 29, 2014 — 

Benefit Concert Riff Raff, Bootleggers and Mo and the Cromerzones perform noon-5 p.m. Saturday in Heritage Park, Gardnerville to benefit Ted Nagel who was diagnosed with skin cancer. Concert, free, …

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Learning to float those boats (13)

August 29, 2014 — 

Gardnerville Elementary students sailed what passes for the ocean blue in Carson Valley, Willow Creek in Lampe Park. Part of a science kit called “Voyage of the Mimi” where students …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 29 (14)

August 29, 2014 — 

A canopy collapsed at the former Horizon in Stateline after a beam dropped unexpectedly this morning. Reports from the scene are that no one was hurt and there was very …

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Fireworks to light up Labor Day skies (15)

August 29, 2014 — 

Fireworks enthusiasts have a couple of options to choose from at Lake Tahoe this Labor Day weekend. The South Shore will host its annual Labor Day fireworks display, and a …

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Alpine County clears 4,000-plant pot grow (16)

August 28, 2014 — 

Alpine County authorities loaded a dumptruck with marijuana plants on Wednesday from a grow found between Woodfords and Markleeville. Undersheriff Robert Levy said there were 4,000 plants being cultivated and …

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Gardnerville welcomes Burners (17)

August 28, 2014 — 

On Wednesday and Thursday the road to Black Rock City led through Gardnerville, which was the site of a welcome station for people heading to Burning Man. Set up by …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 28 (18)

August 28, 2014 — 

A hand crew will be hacking away at the Kingsbury fire for another day or so, but it is otherwise down for the count. The Grade was closed for just …

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Last day to apply for clerk-treasurer (19)

August 27, 2014 — 

The opening for candidates to file for Douglas County clerk-treasurer closes 4 p.m. today. As of Thursday morning there were six candidates seeking the position, which will be appointed by …

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Two survive Pine Nut helicopter crash landing (20)

August 27, 2014 — 

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed Wednesday afternoon in the Pine Nut Mountains was able to seek care on his own. The small, private helicopter crashed near Horseshoe Bend …

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