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South Lake Tahoe fire official faces child porn charge (1)

January 31, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — South Lake Tahoe Fire Department Capt. Mark Wygant was federally charged with receiving child pornography Friday morning. Only one charge was presented against Wygant in …

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Surveyor: Sierra drought to continue another year (2)

January 31, 2015 — 

South Lake Tahoe, Calif., — A virtually dry January was reflected in the results of the second manual snow survey at Phillips station Thursday morning. “We’re not going to break …

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Firearms expert: Leibel wounds not self-inflicted (3)

January 30, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Pointing a rifle at the end of a trajectory rod stuck through bullet holes on a couch, forensic firearms specialist Matthew Noedel explained Friday how the rifle …

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Grant Kuhlmann, Daniel Taylor move on to state spelling bee (4)

January 30, 2015 — 

In the third round of Thursday’s seventh-grade district spelling bee, Grant Kuhlmann came out on top with the word “veracity.” The Carson Valley Middle School student asked moderator Susan Bullard …

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Power restored to 132 Ranchos residences (5)

January 30, 2015 — 

A bad underground cable was the cause of a power outage that affected 132 customers in the Gardnerville Ranchos. The outage was reported at 7:48 a.m. today, and was back …

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Meneley Elementary School receives book, monetary donation (6)

January 30, 2015 — 

City National and Barnes & Noble donated 1,300 new books and a matching monetary donation of $5,000 to Meneley Elementary School Principal Becky Rugger on Tuesday. The donation was part …

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Governor’s business fee proposal: Everyone pays (7)

January 30, 2015 — 

Gov. Brian Sandoval laid out details of his proposed Business License Fee, a plan based on the North American Industry Classification System. That system, known as NAICS, breaks all businesses …

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USAF Band to perform in Carson City (8)

January 30, 2015 — 

Mayor Robert Crowell, representing the City of Carson City, and the Carson City Chamber of Commerce is collaborating to bring the United States Air Force Band of Washington D.C. to …

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe opens to large crowd (9)

January 29, 2015 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe celebrated its grand opening with a mass of people Wednesday night as crowds eagerly awaited a taste of Tahoe’s newest …

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Governor joins forces with Starbucks for the disabled (10)

January 29, 2015 — 

Starbucks Coffee Company and Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation have come together to create the Starbucks Inclusion Academy, a new on-the-job training program at the Starbucks Carson Valley …

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Man released after decade-old probation violation (11)

January 29, 2015 — 

A former South Lake Tahoe man was released on his own recognizance after he turned himself in on a nearly decade old probation violation. Timothy Smith, 59, surrendered to authorities …

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Douglas High graduate finds music success (12)

January 29, 2015 — 

Eight years ago Nick “RAS” Furlong abandoned what little furniture he had, packed up his less than perfect car and moved to Los Angeles, in hopes of becoming a common …

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Five hundred more correctional officers recommended by study (13)

January 28, 2015 — 

Lawmakers were told Tuesday the Nevada Department of Corrections badly needs the 100 additional correctional officers the governor has proposed adding to ensure adequate staffing at Nevada’s prisons. Director Greg …

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Weed control focuses on the noxious kind (14)

January 28, 2015 — 

Douglas County residents could find themselves in the weeds with the state if they don’t take care of invasive plants on their property. The Douglas County Weeds Department is wanting …

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RE/MAX donates funds for scoreboard and dining hall (15)

January 28, 2015 — 

RE/MAX Reality Affiliates, a local real estate network, donated $5,750 to the Douglas County Community and Senior Center for one year naming rights of the dining room and eight electronic …

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Shallow water at Lake Tahoe leads to halted cruise operations (16)

January 28, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Shallow waters at Lake Tahoe have forced Lake Tahoe Cruises to suspend operations on the Tahoe Queen and Tahoe Paradise, leaving the company’s cruise business high …

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Leibel murder trial gets under way (17)

January 28, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Prosecutor Tom Gregory lay down on the floor of the courtroom during opening arguments on Tuesday to make a point in the murder trial of Lake Tahoe …

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

January 28, 2015 — 

The first full day of testimony in the Tatiana Leibel murder case is today. Prosecutor Tom Gregory said his case will take until Tuesday. Next Wednesday, the defense puts on …

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Tigers compete in ‘The Homecoming Games’ (19)

January 27, 2015 — 

The winter homecoming court nominees are hoping to have the odds ever in their favor Friday night. The Tigers take on the Wooster Colts at home Friday. “It’s really cool …

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Two-week murder trial begins (20)

January 27, 2015 — 

Eight women and six men were selected to sit on a jury in the two-week murder trial of Round Hill resident Tatiana Leibel on Tuesday. Leibel is accused of the …

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