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Chimney Beach among Forest Service areas opening soon (1)

April 17, 2014 — 

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is opening some recreation facilities early this season. Inspiration Point, Logan Shoals, Chimney Beach and Secret Harbor open April 21, while …

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Scientists seek funding to continue runoff studies (2)

April 17, 2014 — 

In an ongoing effort to protect Lake Tahoe, scientists are developing an alternative way to trap stormwater runoff — although more funding is needed to complete the project. Using lidar …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 17 (3)

April 17, 2014 — 

The Business Showcase will be at the Douglas County Fairgrounds starting 3 p.m. today. Best food and swag is usually distributed early. I will be at The R-C booth 6-7 …

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Lake Tahoe shooting suspect back in custody (4)

April 16, 2014 — 

A Round Hill woman accused of murdering her husband was back in jail Monday after a District Court judge reinstated her $1 million bail. Tatiana Leibel, out on $75,000 cash …

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Woman denies murder (5)

April 16, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville woman, accused of shooting her roommate to death in December, pleaded not guilty Monday to open murder with use of a firearm. District Judge Michael Gibbons set a …

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Army semi at Douglas High School on Thursday (6)

April 16, 2014 — 

Students of Douglas High School will get a first-hand look on Thursday at one of the Army’s modern semi trucks known as an IS4 – Interactive Semi. The 60-foot long …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 16 (7)

April 16, 2014 — 

Douglas County Public Library Director Linda Deacy said she plans to retire toward the end of this year. Linda has been the county’s head librarian for almost 16 years. She …

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Ranchos barely makes list for top home ownership (8)

April 15, 2014 — 

An organization that claimed the Gardnerville Ranchos was the best place for young families to live has a new top 20 list, which puts the Carson Valley bedroom community at …

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Ranchos bear runs for hills (9)

April 15, 2014 — 

A bear prowling around the Gardnerville Ranchos on Monday morning managed to make his escape before wildlife officers arrived. The bear was reported on Sunday night on Kimmerling and on …

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Gardnerville: Hellwinkel barn off limits (10)

April 15, 2014 — 

An incursion by children into the Hellwinkel barn near Martin Slough Nature Trail has prompted the Town of Gardnerville to ask residents to steer clear of the property’s outbuildings. The …

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Carson Valley 20-30 club hosts egg hunt (11)

April 15, 2014 — 

The Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club’s annual Easter egg hunt is 1 p.m. Sunday. The hunt will take place at Lampe Park near the pavilion. There will be three age …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 15 (12)

April 15, 2014 — 

It doesn’t sound as though a two-vehicle collision at Highway 88 and Centerville on Monday just before 5 p.m. resulted in major injuries. I’ll make sure today. Around the same …

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Clock is ticking for Tahoe’s Boulder Bay project (13)

April 14, 2014 — 

CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. — Faced with an April 27 deadline to begin construction, the company planning redevelopment of the aging Tahoe Biltmore seeks permission to start work on facilities to …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 14 (14)

April 14, 2014 — 

Two women accused of shooting men are scheduled to appear in Douglas County District Court this morning. Nicole Followill faces a murder charge in the death of her Toler Lane …

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BLM begins graffiti cleanup at Hidden Cave (15)

April 13, 2014 — 

Volunteers and archaeologists from the Bureau of Land Management on Friday cleaned up graffiti left by vandals at Hidden Cave more than six weeks ago. Hidden Cave and other archaeological …

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Utah trip shines light on mountain town operations (16)

April 13, 2014 — 

Officials from several key Lake Tahoe agencies embarked on a trip to Park City, Utah, recently to catch a glimpse at how another mountain town operates and manages its major …

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South Lake Tahoe resident saved by 9-year-old son (17)

April 13, 2014 — 

South Lake Tahoe resident John Taylor laid next to his wrecked snowmobile Sunday while his 9-year-old son, Bode Beirdneau, dug him out of the deep snow in the Blue Lakes …

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Changing of the guard at county manager’s office (18)

April 13, 2014 — 

Douglas County Manager Steve Mokrohisky participated in his last monthly question and answer forum online on The Record-Courier’s daily Running Commentary on Wednesday along with interim County Manager Larry Werner. …

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Hiker hospitalized after fall at Lover’s Leap (19)

April 12, 2014 — 

A 20-year-old man was rescued and flown to the hospital for medical care Friday after falling 50 to 60 feet off the east side of Lover’s Leap, a popular climbing …

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Kingsbury work under way tonight (20)

April 12, 2014 — 

Despite protests that closing Kingsbury at the summit for a month will cost Carson Valley tourism businesses millions, the state is going ahead with a plan expected to shorten construction …

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