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Man shot by deputies identified as Mark Perkins (1)

July 30, 2015 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos man was killed in a confrontation with Douglas County deputies Thursday at his Monument Peak Drive home.Mark Perkins, 48, was identified as the man shot by deputies, …

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Nevada Karelian bear dogs in action; amazing video from NDOW (2)

July 30, 2015 — 

A dog’s eye view of aversive conditioning is something amazing! Specially trained Karelian Bear Dogs are used by the Nevada Department of Wildlife to help save bears that have gotten …

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Helicopter called for high country rescue (3)

July 30, 2015 — 

Bridgeport, Calif. — A woman injured on the Pacific Crest Trail west of Bridgeport had to be helicoptered for treatment on Monday.The woman sustained an ankle injury and couldn’t hike …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 30 (4)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Nevada Fair starts today just over the county line. Parking for most folks will be at the Casino Fandango. The fair will continue through the weekend.Yet another West Slope …

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Bear captured not intended target (5)

July 29, 2015 — 

A female bear, who had never been captured by Nevada Department of Wildlife, was in the wrong place at the wrong time around midnight Monday. The 15-year-old black bear was …

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Two DUI-related Douglas collisions occur in two days (6)

July 29, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Two men were taken into custody over two days on drunken driving offenses connected to two collisions with injuries in Douglas County.A South Lake Tahoe man was …

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Superintendent ‘Aims for the Stars’ (7)

July 29, 2015 — 

“Aim for the Stars” was the theme on Saturday when Teri White made her first public speaking appearance as Douglas County School District superintendent.White, who took over earlier this month, …

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Hall transforms into mall for annual sale (8)

July 29, 2015 — 

St. Gall Catholic Church’s Pastoral Hall goes through a metamorphosis each year into the St. Gall Mall run by Rummage Sale Queen Bev Simmons, as part of the church’s biggest …

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Night work required to demolish former thrift store (9)

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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Speed tables slow Wildrose traffic (10)

July 29, 2015 — 

After their first month in operation, Minden’s new speed tables are getting mixed revues.One resident wrote that they make too much noise, while another resident apparently would like one added.The …

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Carson City’s Fandango handles fair parking dance again (11)

July 29, 2015 — 

Carson City’s Nevada Fair started Thursday just over the county line from Douglas County, but parking for most people will be further down the road in the capital.Free parking will …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 29 (12)

July 29, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Two mornings in a row on Monday and Tuesday drivers responsible for accidents have been arrested for driving under the influence in Douglas County. That was the …

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Driver in Highway 50 wreck taken into custody (13)

July 28, 2015 — 

A motorist, who was earlier reported driving recklessly, was taken into custody for allegedly driving under the influence after a wreck that closed Highway 50 near Presbyterian Curve on Tuesday …

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Minden Pizza Factory celebrates reopening (14)

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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Hard Rock Casino pool closed until leak fixed (15)

July 28, 2015 — 

Stateline, Nev. — Officials at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe are looking for a leak in what is billed as the largest swimming pool at Stateline.The Nevada …

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Stateline casinos post 44 percent increase for June (16)

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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Earthquake swarm strikes Carson City (17)

July 28, 2015 — 

A swarm of earthquakes struck the Pine Nuts northeast of McTarnahan Hill in eastern Carson City.Four earthquakes ranged in size from 2.2 magnitude to 1.4 and all occurred within an …

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Assemblyman Carrillo convicted of DUI (18)

July 28, 2015 — 

Assemblyman Richard Carrillo, D-Las Vegas, was convicted of DUI Monday after a half-day trial.But Carson City Justice of the Peace John Tatro declined the prosecution request to order jail time …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 28 (19)

July 28, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Co-defendants in a Gardnerville Ranchos drug case are scheduled to appear in Douglas County District Court this morning. Kimberly Nunez and Joab Marqez both plan to admit …

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West Slope fire continues to grow (20)

July 27, 2015 — 

A fire burning near Interstate 80 and Gold Run is continuing to spread as high temperatures are expected to increase this week.The Lowell Fire has grown to 1,700 acres with …

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