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Dayton woman killed in Carson City rollover (1)

September 1, 2014 — 

An 82-year-old Dayton woman was killed in a single vehicle rollover in Carson City on Saturday morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Leatrice Drew received fatal injuries when a …

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Gardnerville resident takes pilgrimage to Jerusalem (2)

September 1, 2014 — 

Walking in the footsteps of Jesus, deepened 69-year-old Sally Wiley’s faith. The Gardnerville resident took a nine-day pilgrimage to Jeruselum with a group from St. Gall Catholic Church. “I wanted …

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County manager answers flood questions (3)

September 1, 2014 — 

Douglas County Interim Manager Larry Werner participates in a monthly question-and-answer forum online on The Record-Courier’s daily Running Commentary. Anyone with questions is welcome to participate in the next scheduled …

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Carson Tahoe Health criticized for posture on sex assault exams (4)

September 1, 2014 — 

Carson Tahoe Health facilities won’t do exams for victims of sexual assault, Carson City Health Officer Susan Pintar said Thursday, and District Attorney Neil Rombardo then criticized CTH. “They just …

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Seven Valley women talk about their lives (5)

September 1, 2014 — 

Seven current and former Carson Valley women were interviewed for The Nevada Women’s Legacy – 150 Years of Excellence project as part of the NV150 celebration. Organizer Mona Reno said …

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The investment of a lifetime (6)

September 1, 2014 — 

Most people agree that Jesus Christ was a master teacher and his usual teaching method was by parables. A parable is simply, showing a similarity in common and familiar human …

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County plans utility rate increase (7)

September 1, 2014 — 

Customers of Douglas County’s water and sewer utilities are facing rate increases up for discussion by county commissioners on Thursday. While the water rate increase was reduced, sewer rates are …

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Motorcyclist uninjured after Kingsbury accident (8)

August 31, 2014 — 

A Minden motorcyclist told authorities he was uninjured after he lost control of his 207 Harley Davidson on Kingsbury Grade on Thursday evening. Joseph Wayne McCann, 26, was heading down …

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Sign-ups open for medical center golf classic (9)

August 31, 2014 — 

Carson Valley Medical Center’s 2014 Fall Classic Golf Tournament and Oktoberfest is quickly approaching. Presented by the Hospital Foundation, this year’s event will be held at Genoa Lakes Golf Course …

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East Fork crew to fight Happy Camp fire (10)

August 31, 2014 — 

An East Fork paramedic brush engine crew is headed north to help fight the 62,000-acre Happy Camp Complex burning in Klamath National Forest in California. Capt. Allan Anderson, and Firefighter-Paramedics …

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Staff removed from Brewery Arts Center (11)

August 30, 2014 — 

The top professional staff of the Brewery Arts Center has been ousted, according to a message posted on the organization’s website. “During an examination of our organizational structure as part …

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Raul Garcia Jr. pleads guilty in murder of Nevada Insurance Examiner (12)

August 30, 2014 — 

The last of four defendants in the murder of Nevada Insurance Examiner William McCune changed his plea to guilty Friday. Raul Garcia Jr. admitted to District Judge James Wilson he …

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Cooler today, warmer on Labor Day (13)

August 30, 2014 — 

A red flag warning for low humidity and gusty winds expired 10 p.m. Saturday without any major fires. West winds at Minden-Tahoe Airport gusted to 30 mph at 6:35 p.m. …

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County ends fiscal year with taxable sales up, slightly (14)

August 29, 2014 — 

Despite decreases in four of Douglas County’s largest categories, its merchants brought in 6.6 percent more in taxable sales during June compared with the same month in 2013. That put …

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Clerk-treasurer Ted Thran says farewell (15)

August 29, 2014 — 

The number of candidates seeking to replace Clerk-Treasurer Ted Thran doubled to an even dozen on Friday. Chief Deputy Treasurer Terry Lundergreen filed for the job, as did Douglas County …

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Overland says farewell to Elvira (16)

August 29, 2014 — 

After 48 years and 10 months Elvira Cenoz said goodbye to the Overland Hotel on Friday with hugs, stories and of course — picon punches. “It’s retirement time,” she said. …

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Ranchos man’s death under investigation (17)

August 29, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos man was found dead near the sandpits this morning. Deputies had been on the lookout for the man and his vehicle after receiving a report of a …

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Volunteers cook up sweet Candy Dance treats (18)

August 29, 2014 — 

Volunteers poured, portioned and packaged English toffee and rocky road in preparation for Genoa’s Candy Dance Sept. 27-28. The Genoa Town Hall morphed into a candy factory for volunteers to …

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In the spotlight for August 29 (19)

August 29, 2014 — 

Benefit Concert Riff Raff, Bootleggers and Mo and the Cromerzones perform noon-5 p.m. Saturday in Heritage Park, Gardnerville to benefit Ted Nagel who was diagnosed with skin cancer. Concert, free, …

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Learning to float those boats (20)

August 29, 2014 — 

Gardnerville Elementary students sailed what passes for the ocean blue in Carson Valley, Willow Creek in Lampe Park. Part of a science kit called “Voyage of the Mimi” where students …

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