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‘Road to the Big Leagues’ (1)

February 12, 2016 — 

Shawn Estes pretty much touched all the bases Saturday night when he spoke about his “Road to the Big Leagues” during a baseball and softball fundraiser at the CVIC Hall.There …

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Water rate hikes waiting upstream (2)

February 12, 2016 — 

A formal rate study approved by the Minden Town Board proposes rate increases for the town’s wholesale water service, while keeping the town residential customers at the same level.Last week, …

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Talent showcase sees double (3)

February 12, 2016 — 

Dancers, singers, a poi spinner and even a spray painter took to the stage Jan. 30 competing in the 18th annual Carson Valley Community Theater’s Stars of Tomorrow Talent Showcase. …

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Pumping fee raises questions (4)

February 12, 2016 — 

Should someone who requires only one pump to receive water pay the same amount as someone who requires two or even three?That’s the question Douglas County commissioners are asking as …

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Coleville principal says threats handled by book (5)

February 12, 2016 — 

Threats made to Coleville schools staff and students on Thursday ended in an arrest of a high school student after an active investigation. An all-call message was sent out to …

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Planning commission delays new solar rules (6)

February 12, 2016 — 

Proposed requirements for solar generating plants in Douglas County were met with mixed reviews on Tuesday at the planning commission meeting. Planning commissioners decided to continue discussion about a new …

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Caucus: ‘All you have to do is show up’ (7)

February 12, 2016 — 

At a luncheon for the Douglas County Republican Women’s club the one thing on everyone’s mind was the upcoming caucus. Everyone has until tomorrow to register as a Republican if …

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Niki Gladys named Western Nevada College Foundation director (8)

February 12, 2016 — 

Niki Gladys has been named executive director of the Western Nevada College Foundation.Gladys was on the foundation’s board for seven years — most recently as board president — before interviewing …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 12 (9)

February 12, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — It’s going to be a busy weekend, with not one, but two crab feeds. The Elks are having theirs at the CVIC Hall tonight, and Sertoma’s is …

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Nice weekend before next storm (10)

February 11, 2016 — 

While the weather is expected to be spring-like over the long President’s Day weekend, another reminder that winter still abides is on the horizon.According to the National Weather Service, confidence …

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Rooftop solar rates to phase in over 12 years (11)

February 11, 2016 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Members of the Public Utility Commission are scheduled to discuss reconsideration Friday of increased rates for rooftop solar panel owners.According to a draft order, new solar rates …

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Man with gunshot wound helicoptered from Minden (12)

February 11, 2016 — 

An early morning gunshot wound described as self-inflicted resulted in a medical helicopter landing at Douglas High School.Douglas County deputies and East Fork Fire District medics responded to the 800 …

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Warm, dry spell not a cause for snowpack concern yet (13)

February 11, 2016 — 

LAKE TAHOE — While temperatures around the Tahoe Basin are forecast to reach close to 15 degrees above average this week — with no precipitation expected — meteorologists and water …

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Flooding affects property values (14)

February 11, 2016 — 

Homes that suffered from flash flooding over the past two summers got a break on their assessed valuation.Assessor Doug Sonnemann said Wednesday his deputies went door to door in the …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 11 (15)

February 11, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — The Douglas County Historical Society recognizes Black History Month tonight with a lecture by Helen Townsell about Black Springs, located in north Reno. The lecture starts at …

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Authorities seek man in $100 theft (16)

February 10, 2016 — 

Authorities are hoping to find the person who took $100 from one of the self-checkout machines at the Gardnerville Raley’s.The incident occurred on Nov. 9, 2015, after a shopper purchased …

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Friends of Snowshoe announce annual celebration (17)

February 10, 2016 — 

Hikes, talks and music will be the highlights of the annual celebration of Snowshoe Thompson March 5. Friends of Snowshoe Thompson host the 17th annual Snowshoe Thompson Celebration Cross Country …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 10 (18)

February 10, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Douglas County’s Board of Equalization is meeting today at the Douglas County Courthouse in Minden. There are only five properties being disputed on the agenda, four of …

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TRE Fire litigation still smoldering (19)

February 9, 2016 — 

A case was dismissed against the East Fork Fire District on Tuesday in connection with a controlled burn blamed for igniting one of the most destructive fires in Douglas County …

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Ash Wednesday services (20)

February 9, 2016 — 

Several local churches will be hosting Ash Wednesday services. ■ Corpus Christi Catholic Church3597 N. Sunridge Dr., Carson City12:10 p.m. Intentions of our Blessed Mother; 5:30 p.m. All Souls■ Carson …

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