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East Valley Road open after flash flood (1)

July 30, 2014 — 

While water and mud are still on East Valley Road near Kiss Lane, the road was open to traffic at 6 p.m. Vehicles drove around a large puddle on the …

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Patty Cafferata to speak at Dangberg ranch (2)

July 30, 2014 — 

Former Nevada State Treasurer Patty Cafferata, along with her daughter, Elisa Cafferata, will discuss their mother and grandmother, Barbara F. Vucanovich, in a free presentation 10 a.m. Saturday at the …

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Taxable sales up in May (3)

July 30, 2014 — 

Merchants in Douglas County posted a 1.9 percent increase in taxable sales in May compared to the same month in 2013. The $47.4 million posted for the month brought Douglas …

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NV150 Fair opens today (4)

July 30, 2014 — 

Fuji Park was bustling with activity Tuesday as vendors and organizers set up for the NV150 Fair, which opens today and runs through Sunday. “Everybody’s really excited,” said fair manager …

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Hot Springs Mountain not in FEMA floodplain (5)

July 30, 2014 — 

A 100-year flood originating from Hot Springs Mountain was a left cross that hadn’t been anticipated by either residents or the county. A sudden deluge on July 20 dropped 1.21 …

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Cause of Deerfield Lodge fire undetermined, sprinkler system was off (6)

July 30, 2014 — 

The sprinkler system in a South Lake Tahoe hotel was turned off when a fire forced two people to jump to safety on July 23. “The fire sprinkler system which …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 30 (7)

July 30, 2014 — 

The flash flood watch for central Nevada moved west a bit to a line from Bridgeport to Yerington to Fallon. The watch goes into effect at noon, according to the …

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Splash Dogs leap into Gardnerville (8)

July 29, 2014 — 

Like children waiting at the gates of a theme park, dozens of dogs barked and whined with anticipation to leap into the water after their toys at the Splash Dog …

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Prospectors rescued from Mono canyon (9)

July 29, 2014 — 

Two prospectors, who became stranded on a rainy slope in Lundy Canyon northwest of Mono Lake, were rescued Monday. According to the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call …

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‘Always Lost’ memorial come to Minden Inn (10)

July 29, 2014 — 

Douglas County is hosting the Western Nevada College “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” arts and humanities exhibition as part of a special Nevada Sesquicentennial tour sponsored by the Nevada …

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MontBleu hosts microbrew festival (11)

July 29, 2014 — 

Beer lovers don’t have to wait until fall to celebrate the region’s finest microbrews. MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa will roll out barrels from dozens of area brewmasters Aug. 9 …

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Spooner Lake hosts historical tour (12)

July 29, 2014 — 

Former backcountry ranger Cheryl Surface will lead a tour of the Spooner Lake backcountry on Aug. 8. Surface will tell stories about Red House, Hobart Reservoir, Marlette Lake, the Flume …

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Wild Horse and Burro Expo this weekend (13)

July 29, 2014 — 

This weekend’s Western States Wild Horse and Burro Expo at the Douglas County Fairgrounds will feature a horse adoption with inmates from the Northern Nevada Correctional Center’s Saddle Horse Training …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 29 (14)

July 29, 2014 — 

Two fires are burning in Yosemite National Park, which have forced closures of areas in the vicinity and threaten the towns of El Portal and Foresta. The El Portal fire …

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Minden all in for Hot August Nights (15)

July 29, 2014 — 

Minden will be the ace in Hot August Nights’ annual Sparks Poker Run on Thursday. Last year we had one of the biggest turnouts with about 500 cars,” said AJ …

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Storke gathering at UNR on Tuesday (16)

July 28, 2014 — 

A gathering to say goodbye to Elisa Storke is 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Nevada, Reno. “It was Elisa’s request that no formal memorial service take place,” according …

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Slideshow: Splash Dogs cool off summer weekend (17)

July 28, 2014 — 

Gardnerville’s first Splash Dogs event was this weekend. …

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Northern Nevada may have edge in landing prized plant (18)

July 28, 2014 — 

A buzz that’s almost electric has accompanied rumors Tesla Motors will build its huge battery manufacturing plant in Northern Nevada. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in May the company planned …

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New owner renovates iconic Ely hotel (19)

July 28, 2014 — 

The recently completed renovations to Hotel Nevada in Ely are part of Gaughan Gaming’s overall strategy to re-invest in Ely as the small town in eastern Nevada is poised for …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 28 (20)

July 28, 2014 — 

Convicted embezzler Jeanne Dey, 30, is scheduled to appear for sentencing this morning in Douglas District Court on a count of insurance fraud. She allegedly claimed her son was injured …

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