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King Fire balloons to 18,544 acres; more smoke likely at Truckee-Tahoe (1)

September 17, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Firefighters are working to contain a growing fire in the Sierra Nevada that more than doubled in size overnight Monday and is prompting hundreds of evacuations. The …

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Final wine walk event of the season is Thursday (2)

September 17, 2014 — 

Main Street Gardnerville will be hosting their final Thirsty Third Thursday wine walk of the season 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in the downtown Gardnerville Main Street District, rain or shine. More …

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Young At Heart turns 40 (3)

September 17, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Senior Center on Meadow Lane was filled with more than 100 people to celebrate one of the last major events to happen within its walls before moving …

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GE Bently raises $1,000 for local students (4)

September 16, 2014 — 

On Sept. 6, GE Bently had 35 cars enter their annual show that raised just over $1,000 for science, technology, engineering and math education. “GE considers STEM important because many …

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High-tech Zephyr Photonics expands facility to Minden (5)

September 16, 2014 — 

Light and glass are a lot more efficient means of transporting a signal than electricity and copper. But large organizations like the military have invested heavily in gear that connects …

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Gardnerville man reinstated after apology (6)

September 16, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville man had his probation reinstated after apologizing for previously being uncooperative and rude to his probation offier. Patrick Adams, 19, who had denied several probation violations the week …

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Tahoe sewer district proposes to sell fill to pay for second flood pond (7)

September 16, 2014 — 

The sewer district that serves Douglas County’s Lake Tahoe residents is proposing to sell fill from its disposal site in the Pine Nut Mountains to pay for a new settling …

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Heritage Park hosts Civil War gunfire (8)

September 16, 2014 — 

Heritage Park was the background of chaos as the South prevailed over the North, friendly fire was exchanged, a deserter turned-tail from the front line and a single nurse attempted …

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West Nile Virus confirmed in rural Carson City area (9)

September 16, 2014 — 

A mosquito pool in Carson City has been confirmed to carry West Nile virus, according to the capital’s Health and Human Services Department. The Nevada Department of Agriculture confirmed the …

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The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 16 (10)

September 16, 2014 — 

A Coleville man faces up to 8-20 years in prison at his sentencing scheduled for this morning in Douglas County District Court. Colton Thomas Ward, 23, admitted in July to …

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Douglas five-star schools double (11)

September 15, 2014 — 

Both of Douglas County’s five-star schools are middle schools, according to rankings released by the Nevada Department of Education on Friday. Whittell High School’s middle level grades ranked five stars, …

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Suicide Prevention Network walks for hope (12)

September 15, 2014 — 

More than 100 people gathered on the lawn of the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center Saturday in remembrance and hope of those effected by suicide in the Valley. The …

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Big Brothers and Sisters has big hopes for Valley (13)

September 15, 2014 — 

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northern Nevada is looking for volunteers to be Bigs for at-risk youth in Jacks Valley and Meneley elementary schools during the school year. “We …

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Reward offered for lead on missing man (14)

September 15, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Seth Daniel Rogers, 19, who is wanted for failing to appear in drug court and he has …

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Prescription drug roundup Saturday (15)

September 15, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and Partnership of Community Resources are hosting a prescription drug roundup 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at several locations in Douglas County. The agencies have sponsored …

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Wheeler seeks repeal of business tax (16)

September 15, 2014 — 

Citing the unanimous support for legislation to provide tax incentives to bring Tesla’s battery gigafactory to Nevada, Assemblyman Jim Wheeler said that he will introduce a bill to repeal the …

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Edgewood works for new resort (17)

September 15, 2014 — 

Edgewood Tahoe is another step closer to realizing its vision for the Edgewood Tahoe Resort, with site work on the upcoming lodge now under way. As of Sept. 10, all …

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Safety board seeks halt of use of methanol in future demonstrations (18)

September 15, 2014 — 

Investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board called on educators to stop using methanol during combustion demonstrations in the wake of a flash fire that injured nine people at the …

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The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 15 (19)

September 15, 2014 — 

A 23-year-old Gardnerville man who admitted firing into a Gardnerville bar and two other businesses on March 25, 2012, is in Douglas County District Court this morning on a probation …

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Smoke from Pollock Pines fire arrives in Western Nevada (20)

September 14, 2014 — 

Smoke from the 2,000 King wildfire near Pollock Pines is reducing visibility to a mile is spots at Lake Tahoe and is drifting into Western Nevada. According to the National …

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