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California man sent to prison for decade (1)

August 3, 2015 — 

A Sacramento man who has been struggling to stay out of trouble for more than 25 years, was sent back to prison. Joel David, 46, was sentenced to 2-10 years …

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Carson investigators examining scene in Ranchos shooting (2)

August 3, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Carson City investigators are examining evidence from a fatal officer-involved shooting that took place in Douglas County last week.“We’ve had officers there all day looking at it,” …

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Waterloo work begins Aug. 10 (3)

August 3, 2015 — 

Waterloo Lane from Highway 395 to Centerville will be affected by road construction over the next two months starting Aug. 10, according to Douglas County Public Works.The project is designed …

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Deputies identified in Monument Peak shooting (4)

August 3, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Six deputies involved in a fatal shooting on Thursday have been identified by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.Sgt. Dan Coverly, Sgt. Dave Stanley, Investigator Jon Storke, Deputy …

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Night in Country assault suspect interviewed (5)

August 3, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — A suspect has been interviewed in the beating of a 21-year-old Carson Valley man at Night in the Country in Yerington, and the case has been forwarded …

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Tahoe author Todd Borg talks shop about his latest mystery (6)

August 3, 2015 — 

Mishap, mystery and a former pro football player, what more can a reader ask from Lake Tahoe author Todd Borg’s latest novel?Borg spoke about latest book, “Tahoe Blue Fire,” as …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 3 (7)

August 3, 2015 — 

Sunday’s lightning storm set a few fires, including a 40-acre blaze on Rissue Canyon in far southeastern Douglas County. There’s a line around 80 percent of that fire, which should …

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Minden flag flying again (8)

August 1, 2015 — 

The U.S. flag is flying once more over Minden Park after the town’s flag pole succumbed to hurricane-force winds in February.The new pole was installed on July 10 and the …

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Once wild, now looking for forever homes (9)

August 1, 2015 — 

A heavy cloud threatened rain, and thunder rumbled in the distance, but the sounds of cantering hooves mustered on Friday at the Western States Wild Horse and Burro Expo. Six …

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Douglas names professional center after founder (10)

August 1, 2015 — 

It has been 33 years since Douglas County established its first professional development center.On Thursday, it was officially named after its founder, School Superintendent F. Gregory Betts.School officials surprised Betts’ …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 31 (11)

July 31, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — The St. Gall Rummage Sale begins this morning, and I wager there are already folks parking along Centerville to get there. If were commuting into town from …

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Man shot by deputies identified as Mark Perkins (12)

July 30, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Six Douglas County deputies are on administrative leave as Carson City investigates the shooting of a Gardnerville Ranchos man, who was killed in a confrontation on Thursday …

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Nevada Karelian bear dogs in action; amazing video from NDOW (13)

July 30, 2015 — 

A dog’s eye view of aversive conditioning is something amazing! Specially trained Karelian Bear Dogs are used by the Nevada Department of Wildlife to help save bears that have gotten …

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Helicopter called for high country rescue (14)

July 30, 2015 — 

Bridgeport, Calif. — A woman injured on the Pacific Crest Trail west of Bridgeport had to be helicoptered for treatment on Monday.The woman sustained an ankle injury and couldn’t hike …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 30 (15)

July 30, 2015 — 

The Nevada Fair starts today just over the county line. Parking for most folks will be at the Casino Fandango. The fair will continue through the weekend.Yet another West Slope …

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Bear captured not intended target (16)

July 29, 2015 — 

A female bear, who had never been captured by Nevada Department of Wildlife, was in the wrong place at the wrong time around midnight Monday. The 15-year-old black bear was …

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Two DUI-related Douglas collisions occur in two days (17)

July 29, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Two men were taken into custody over two days on drunken driving offenses connected to two collisions with injuries in Douglas County.A South Lake Tahoe man was …

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Superintendent ‘Aims for the Stars’ (18)

July 29, 2015 — 

“Aim for the Stars” was the theme on Saturday when Teri White made her first public speaking appearance as Douglas County School District superintendent.White, who took over earlier this month, …

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Hall transforms into mall for annual sale (19)

July 29, 2015 — 

St. Gall Catholic Church’s Pastoral Hall goes through a metamorphosis each year into the St. Gall Mall run by Rummage Sale Queen Bev Simmons, as part of the church’s biggest …

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Night work required to demolish former thrift store (20)

July 29, 2015 — 

The large brown building along Highway 395 that once housed a thrift store will have to be taken down at night due to its proximity to the highway.Demolition of the …

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