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Douglas County swears in new deputy (1)

May 21, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini announced the recent appointment of a new Douglas County deputy sheriff. Jose Garcia was sworn in on Monday in a ceremony held …

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Scouts hang Carson Valley spirit banners (2)

May 21, 2015 — 

Three local Boy Scout troops will once again be hanging Carson Valley Days spirit banners. Troops 140, 240 and 340 will be hanging the banners June 6 and taking them …

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Trustees delay superintendent selection for one more week (3)

May 21, 2015 — 

Douglas County School District trustees decided during their regular meeting on Wednesday to postpone the selection of a new superintendent.Trustees voted unanimously to schedule a special meeting 4 p.m. Thursday …

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Douglas teen garners national recognition (4)

May 21, 2015 — 

While most 16-year-olds are focused on getting their drivers licenses, Spencer Flanders is focused on ending tobacco use among youth.Spencer was named National Youth Advocate of the Year and honored …

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Gravel pit proponents address concerns (5)

May 21, 2015 — 

A presentation by Douglas County Sewer District No. 1 Chairman Mike Bradford didn’t change East Valley resident Gary Schrempp’s opinion about a proposed gravel pit in his neighborhood.Proponents of a …

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The R-C Morning Report for May 21 (6)

May 21, 2015 — 

County commissioners are meeting at noon and again at 1:30 p.m. to discuss water restrictions at the county’s Lake Tahoe water systems in response to the drought. Commissioners workshop is …

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Douglas sends four debaters to national championships (7)

May 20, 2015 — 

Three members of the Douglas High School speech and debate team are blazing the trail for future competitors at this year’s championships in Dallas.Grace Gautereaux, Connor Brown and Eric Jacobs …

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Eldorado sheriff’s deputy arrested on drug charges (8)

May 20, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1300 block of Centerville Road for a reported domestic dispute that resulted in an arrest of an Eldorado County Sheriff’s Deputy. On …

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Big Boy Toy Show revs up at Valley Christian Fellowship (9)

May 20, 2015 — 

If it climbs a rock, threatens to break the sound barrier or looks better covered in dirt, Valley Christian Fellowship wants it for their Big Boy Toy Show. Celebrating it’s …

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Budget OK’d without contracts (10)

May 20, 2015 — 

With contracts still in negotiations for Douglas County’s and East Fork Fire District’s rank and file, commissioners approved a $136.1 million budget on Monday.County Manager Jim Nichols and East Fork …

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Meneley teacher takes home Golden Apple Award (11)

May 20, 2015 — 

When Meneley Elementary’s Teacher of the Year made a list of who she thought should win the district title, her name wasn’t on it.First-grade teacher Stephanie McMillen, 40, ended up …

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Finalists make pitch for schools chief (12)

May 20, 2015 — 

After conducting interviews over the past two days, Douglas County School District Trustees could make an offer to one of four finalists for superintendent today.Discussion of the candidates is due …

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The R-C Morning Report for May 20 (13)

May 20, 2015 — 

The Douglas County School Board could pick a superintendent at their meeting in Minden tonight. While the meeting starts at 3:30 p.m., the superintendent discussion starts after 6 p.m. Trustees …

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Nevada Legislature: Gun rights measures die during Friday’s deadline (14)

May 19, 2015 — 

A total of 39 bills died Friday at midnight because they couldn’t get out of committee in the 2015 Legislature — including a number of gun-rights measures proposed by members …

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Western Nevada College says goodbye to more than 500 graduates (15)

May 19, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College said goodbye to its latest graduating class Monday.More than 500 students received their diploma at the Marv Teixeira Pavilion in Carson City for a variety of associate …

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The R-C Morning Report for May 19 (16)

May 19, 2015 — 

Douglas County commissioners approved the $136.1 million budget on Monday, without having a settlement with the employees association. Also approved was the $13.4 million East Fork Fire District budget, and …

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Douglas Public Library summer reading program takes off (17)

May 18, 2015 — 

“Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program for kids at the Douglas County Public Library. Registration starts on June 1 at the Minden …

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Cowboy Festival comes in on plus side of fence (18)

May 18, 2015 — 

Genoans could stand tall in the saddle knowing that the annual Cowboy Festival brought in an estimated $12,000 without any county money.Town Manager Phil Ritger said he is still waiting …

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Tahoe/Douglas Elks honor law enforcement (19)

May 18, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Elks Lodge No. 2670 hosted the 31st annual Law and Order night May 8 at the Elks Lodge located at 1227 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville. The annual event …

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The R-C Morning Report for May 18 (20)

May 18, 2015 — 

Indian Hills burglar Christopher Qualls, 38, is up for sentencing this morning in Douglas County District Court. The 38-year old admitted to one count of burglary after a series of …

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