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MontBleu hosts microbrew festival (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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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Hot August Nights draws to Minden (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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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Clean-up continues after 100-year flood (11)

July 27, 2014 — 

Where people living in northern Carson Valley would be typically walking dogs or riding bicycles, backhoes and Bobcats are moving the sand and silt from a 100-year flood that hit …

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St. Gall rummage celebrates 30 years (12)

July 27, 2014 — 

Celebrating its 30th year, the St. Gall rummage sale continues to transform its pastoral center into a shopping mall of donated items. St. Gall is hosting their annual rummage sale …

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Slideshow: Genoa Color Blast (13)

July 26, 2014 — 

Genoa’s first ColorBlast fun run was Saturday morning on the trail between Nevada’s oldest settlement and 1862 David Waller’s Hot Springs. The run was sponsored by Tahoe Youth & Family …

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$13,000 donated to Incredible Kids (14)

July 26, 2014 — 

The Incredible Kids Fund received a donation of just under $13,000 from the Louie Family, the Davidson Family and Davis Shows through an event partnership with the Mont Bleu Resort. …

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Alpine County resident angling for a living (15)

July 26, 2014 — 

When Todd Sodaro was 3 years old he caught his first fish. At the time he and his Dad were fishing in their favorite place, Alpine County. In 1962, Sodaro’s …

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Highway 395 reopened after hazardous chemical spill forces evacuation (16)

July 26, 2014 — 

More than a dozen hours after closing Highway 395 for a hazardous material spill, officials reopened the road at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. A semi-truck leaking hazardous materials prompted officials to …

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Charges dropped in manhunt (17)

July 25, 2014 — 

Charges have been dismissed against a man who was the subject of a manhunt in Ruhenstroth. The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office said it will not file a complaint against …

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Earthquakes rattling central Alpine (18)

July 25, 2014 — 

A half dozen earthquakes between 1.4 and 1.9 magnitude were located near Heenan Lake in Alpine County on Friday. The quakes started at 9:30 p.m. and were located along Highway …

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Sierra Front dispatchers control the chaos (19)

July 25, 2014 — 

Despite working nine active fires last week, the atmosphere on the initial tack floor of the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center was relatively calm. “It’s been a busy couple of …

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Two injured in Tahoe hotel fire (20)

July 25, 2014 — 

Two people were hurt when they jumped off a second story balcony to escape a burning South Lake Tahoe hotel on Wednesday night. Nearly a third of Deerfield Lodge in …

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