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Round Hill woman receives 30 years for murder (1)

April 20, 2015 — 

A Round Hill woman tearfully read a letter to the court Monday, explaining the pain of not being able to attend her husband’s funeral. Tatiana Leibel, 51, was sentenced to …

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State Minority Speaker to address Douglas Democrats (2)

April 20, 2015 — 

Nevada State Minority Floor Leader Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas, will address Douglas County Democrats on Thursday.The Democratic Central Committee meets at 7 p.m. at party headquarters, 1513 Highway 395, …

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Deputies join forces on pedestrian safety (3)

April 20, 2015 — 

Beginning now through April 28, Douglas County residents can expect to see an increase in the normal law enforcement presence near crosswalks within the county. Douglas County has joined forces …

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Barn Tour tickets on sale now (4)

April 20, 2015 — 

Tickets are now on sale for the Douglas County Historical Society’s Barn Tour 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 30. The self-guided tour will feature some of Nevada’s oldest and most historic …

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Campaign promotes boating education (5)

April 20, 2015 — 

The Nevada Department of Wildlife in conjunction with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators encourages boaters to Spring Aboard by enrolling in a boating education course this week. …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 20 (6)

April 20, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Round Hill resident Tatiana Leibel, 51, is scheduled to be sentenced this afternoon in connection with the Feb. 23, 2014, shooting death of her husband, Harry. Leibel …

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Douglas High School prom photos (7)

April 19, 2015 — 

Douglas High School held its prom on Saturday night, opening with the traditional photo sessions at a variety of locations around the Carson Valley, including Genoa Lakes water fall and …

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Nevada drought expected to push bears into town (8)

April 19, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — Now entering the fourth year of drought, wildlife officials are expecting a growing number of conflicts between western Nevada residents and bears this summer.Chris Healy of …

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Nevada National Guard unveils combat veteran tribute wall (9)

April 18, 2015 — 

The Nevada National Guard unveiled a tribute wall that commemorates the men and women from Nevada who have been deployed into combat zones since Operation Desert Storm.Gov. Brian Sandoval, Chief …

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District judge takes oath of office (10)

April 18, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Cheers turned into a standing ovation as new district judge Tom Gregory shrugged on his robe with the help of his wife, Cynthea, at his investiture Thursday. …

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Business Showcase fills community center (11)

April 18, 2015 — 

A line of people waited outside of the Douglas County Community & Senior Center waiting to receive their raffle prize wristband and swag bags prior to the 15th annual Carson …

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Truck tire pieces set Highway 395 fire (12)

April 18, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Tinder dry brush along Highway 395 burst into flame when a truck trailer tire shredded starting three different fires near Stephanie Way on Friday, a fire investigator …

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Highway 395 reopens as fire is contained (13)

April 17, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Three lanes of Highway 395 reopened around 6:45 p.m. as firefighters mopped up a fire that closed the highway for two hours around rush hour on Friday.Two …

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Fire closes Highway 395 (14)

April 17, 2015 — 

Motorists are being diverted off Highway 395 as firefighters battle a blaze near Stephanie Way.The fire was first reported at 3:50 p.m. Sheriff’s Spokesman Sgt. Pat Brooks said the fire …

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Douglas mosquito abatement website building buzz (15)

April 17, 2015 — 

The folks in charge of reducing the mosquito threat in Carson Valley have taken to the Internet to help get their message out to the public.The Douglas County Mosquito Abatement …

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Sentencing in Tahoe murder Monday (16)

April 17, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Sentencing in the Feb. 23, 2014, shooting death of Lake Tahoe resident Harry Leibel is scheduled for Monday.Tatiana Leibel, 51, was convicted Feb. 5, 2015, of shooting …

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Drought to close Sand Harbor boat ramp (17)

April 17, 2015 — 

Incline Village, Nev. — One of the most popular boat-launching ramps at Lake Tahoe will not open this year because of diminishing water levels aided by the continuing Western drought.The …

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Morning Report for April 17 (18)

April 17, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — The Rural Roundup will wrap up today with an 8 a.m. breakfast at the Carson Valley Inn with Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison. Douglas School officials are forecasting …

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Highway 50 rental van fire extinguished (19)

April 16, 2015 — 

A rental van caught fire and burned around 4:30 p.m. Thursday about a mile up from the Clear Creek Golf Course turn-off on Highway 50.The van was leaking gasoline, and …

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Youth sports photos wanted for R-C contest (20)

April 16, 2015 — 

Parents, you know you’re going to have a camera at the kids’ games, and The Record-Courier would love to share those photos with its readers.The Record-Courier is sponsoring a photo …

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