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Gardnerville man hits $1 million jackpot (1)

October 22, 2014 — 

It was $100 tips to employees all the way around from Gardnerville resident Bill Paxson at the Casino Fandango on Wednesday night. Paxson, 69, had more than 1 million reasons …

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Douglas High grad passes bar exam (2)

October 22, 2014 — 

The son of Minden attorney Evan Beavers is on the list of Douglas County residents who passed the July 2014 Nevada bar exam, Chief Justice Mark Gibbons announced on Wednesday. …

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Man sought by probation officers still at large (3)

October 22, 2014 — 

A 23-year-old Minden man is still at large after he ran from a state parole and probation officer in Carson City last week. Robert K. Schwoerer, 23, is believed to …

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Dave Fogerson appointed to Ebola task force (4)

October 22, 2014 — 

Dave Fogerson, East Fork deputy fire chief and deputy emergency management director for Douglas County has been appointed to the state’s Ebola Advisory Task Force. After receiving direction from Gov. …

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Tahoe Ridge Winery expanding to Carson City (5)

October 22, 2014 — 

Tahoe Ridge Winery is the new tenant leasing the building that once housed Carson City’s Station Grill at 1105 S. Carson St., the principals have confirmed. Joanne Holmes of the …

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The R-C Morning Report for Oct. 22 (6)

October 22, 2014 — 

A single case of whooping cough is being reported at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School in the Gardnerville Ranchos. According to the Douglas County School District, because immunization requirements the vast majority …

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Mulligan Stew golf tourney Saturday (7)

October 21, 2014 — 

The Mulligan Stew Golf Tournament is being held Saturday at the Carson Valley Golf Course as a fundraiser for the Carson Valley Community Food Closet. Presented by the Carson Valley …

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Celebrity DAWG pound raises more than $30,000 (8)

October 21, 2014 — 

Carson Valley Inn & Casino’s ballroom was filled to the max with a sellout crowd of 200 people Saturday night who came out to support the animals of Douglas County. …

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Gardnerville urges residents to stay clear of Gilman mud (9)

October 21, 2014 — 

A report that a child got stuck in the mud on Saturday at what’s left of the Gilman Ponds in Gardnerville prompted the town to cordon off the popular site. …

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Work begins on Gateway Center improvements (10)

October 21, 2014 — 

Work has begun on the $420,000 project to improve Minden Gateway Center. “This is an exciting time for Minden,” Town Manager Jenifer Davidson. “Discussion regarding these site improvements for the …

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The R-C Morning Report for Oct. 21 (11)

October 21, 2014 — 

Gardnerville’s oldest commercial building is rubble this morning after contractors took down the East Fork Hotel on Monday. Minden firm Sierra View Equipment is the contractor for the work, according …

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Gardnerville Ranchos woman facing third DUI (12)

October 20, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos woman admitted Monday to driving under the influence, her third offense. Lisa Foster, 58, was arrested Sept. 23 after a flagger working on Kingsbury Grade noticed the …

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Assemblyman Pete Livermore dies Monday from heart attack (13)

October 20, 2014 — 

Carson City’s Pete Livermore died Monday morning of an apparent heart attack. He was 73. Livermore announced in January that he would complete his second term representing the Capital in …

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Gardnerville woman hurt in Friday accident (14)

October 20, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville woman was injured Friday night in a traffic collision at Highway 395 and Riverview Drive. Jessica Olsen, 19, was southbound on Highway 395 when a Ram 3500 pickup …

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Library hosts zombie cannibal asylum (15)

October 20, 2014 — 

Join other teens and the Douglas County Public Library Teen Advisory Board for “Zombie Cannibal Asylum,” a teen mystery play 5-7:30 p.m. Friday at the Minden library. Investigate a murder …

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Demolition of East Fork Hotel begins (16)

October 20, 2014 — 

Feathers flew as an excavator took huge bites out of the 121-year-old East Fork Hotel on Monday morning as residents and officials looked on. Gardnerville’s oldest commercial building was reduced …

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Search for gold in Nevada remains starved for cash (17)

October 20, 2014 — 

The mining boom has busted out — and exploration companies are paying the price for the industry’s poorly played hands. As investor sentiment flocks to the social media and tech …

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The R-C Morning Report for Oct. 20 (18)

October 20, 2014 — 

I’ve received two reports of a water line break on Bluerock Road from over the weekend. According to both correspondents the water’s been running down the road since Friday night. …

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Douglas County TRIAD shares positive message (19)

October 19, 2014 — 

When Genoa resident Jo Allen lost her husband a year and a half ago, she went to Vitality for Life for grief counseling and came away with much more. Vitality …

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Early voting starts in Douglas County, Nev. (20)

October 18, 2014 — 

Slightly more than 900 people celebrated 20 years of early voting by turning out to participate on Saturday. According to figures posted to the Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer’s website, 530 people …

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