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Preparations under way for Genoa Candy Dance (1)

August 21, 2014 — 

The time is fast approaching for the long-awaited Genoa Candy Dance with its ever popular arts and crafts faire Sept. 27 and 28. This two-day community fund raiser, to maintain …

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Daycare hosts open house (2)

August 21, 2014 — 

Sunshine and Rainbows is having an open house 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Located at 1288 Dresslerville Road, the Gardnerville Ranchos daycare and preschool teaches Christian values. With nine …

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Man gets probation in solar panel thefts (3)

August 21, 2014 — 

A Washoe Valley man, who admitted taking solar panels from three Douglas County locations, said he’d turned his life around after finding religion. Geoffrey Meudt and his family are living …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 21 (4)

August 21, 2014 — 

Consolidation of the county’s three Lake Tahoe water systems along with their new rates are before Douglas County commissioners’ at their regular meeting today. They’ve set aside an hour for …

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Bones ID awaiting DNA (5)

August 20, 2014 — 

While making a tentative identification of remains found near Spooner Summit, Douglas County investigators are waiting until the identity is confirmed before releasing a name. The bones were found by …

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County doubles down on disaster declaration (6)

August 20, 2014 — 

In the weeks following the July 20 flooding in northern Carson Valley, Douglas County was criticized for not seeking a disaster declaration. On Thursday, officials are scheduled to approve two …

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Photography studio opens in Gardnerville (7)

August 20, 2014 — 

Gardnerville resident and U.C.L.A graduate Ashley Brown has been a self taught photographer for two years now, but tonight Brown will host a grand opening of her studio Always Elegant …

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Tahoe district sued for salary information (8)

August 20, 2014 — 

The people who publish Transparentnevada.com are asking a judge to compel the Tahoe Douglas Sewer Improvement District to release its employee salary records. The Nevada Policy Research Institute filed suit …

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Bently Ranch launches online store (9)

August 20, 2014 — 

Bently Ranch, founded in 1997 and operated by Christopher Bently, today announced the launch of the Bently Ranch Meats online store. Bently Ranch Meats’ line of dry-aged, certified natural and …

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Public-private partnership ‘more important than ever’ (10)

August 20, 2014 — 

Collaboration is critical to understanding and managing the natural environment, California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday during the 2014 Lake Tahoe Summit keynote address. Brown said efforts to protect the …

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Carson bypass work forecast to be finished 2017 (11)

August 20, 2014 — 

Groundwork on the final leg of the Carson City bypass has been completed, and work to pave the last 4 miles and open the freeway between Fairview Drive and Spooner …

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Appeals court orders trial to restore murderer’s sight (12)

August 20, 2014 — 

A federal court jury in Reno will soon be asked to decide whether one eye is good enough for a prison inmate. John Colwell, 67, who’s serving life without possible …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 20 (13)

August 20, 2014 — 

Around 150 residents packed the Johnson Lane Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday night to let Douglas County commissioners Lee Bonner and Barry Penzel know that they weren’t too happy with …

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Woman admits killing roommate (14)

August 19, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville woman who killed her roommate, Jason Thrift, on Dec. 2, 2013, was drunk and had fought with the victim much of the morning before loading a handgun and …

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BLM sponsors Adopt-A-Space program (15)

August 19, 2014 — 

The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, Sierra Front Field Office has launched the “Adopt-a-Space” Program to combat illegal dumping on public lands. Two open houses about the new …

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Bell rings in new year at Douglas (16)

August 19, 2014 — 

Ready or not, a new year and new look were welcomed in Monday morning at Douglas High School. And even the presence of construction workers did little to distract students …

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Third sesquicentennial medallion sales end in a week (17)

August 19, 2014 — 

Sales of the third Nevada Sesquicentennial medallion will end 5 p.m. Aug. 26. The medallion is the third in the series of four being produced throughout the year. The third …

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Minden starts search for new town board member (18)

August 19, 2014 — 

The search has begun for a new Minden Town Board member to replace Steve Thaler, who becomes a Douglas County commissioner on Jan. 1, 2015. Applicants must be residents of …

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Not too late to join Relay For Life on Saturday (19)

August 19, 2014 — 

On Saturday, Lampe Park will be going purple, the national color representing all cancers. We are inviting the public to please come and support the American Cancer Society Relay for …

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Carson-Tahoe Moto returns to Minden (20)

August 19, 2014 — 

Motorcyclists will gather in Minden on Thursday for the second Carson-Tahoe Moto. Based at the Carson Valley Inn, this is the second of three years participating riders will base their …

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