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State breaks record with ‘Home Means Nevada’ singalong (1)

October 31, 2014 — 

Nevadans from across the state gathered on Thursday to sing “Home Means Nevada,” breaking the record for the most people in a U.S. state to sing their state song at …

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Gates to Van Sickle closed (2)

October 31, 2014 — 

The gates to Van Sickle Bi-State Park close today. The road to the day-use facility will be closed from today to May 1 for the winter. Paid parking is available …

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The R-C Nevada Day Morning Report (3)

October 31, 2014 — 

Today is Nevada Day and Halloween all rolled into one. School’s out today, but mail will be delivered. The IRS is open, but the Nevada Department of Taxation is closed. …

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Motorcyclists hurt in Genoa accident (4)

October 30, 2014 — 

Two people were injured when the motorcycle they were on collided with the back of a vehicle waiting to turn in Genoa on Thursday night. According to the Nevada Highway …

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Getting a yacht to water requires a lot of planning (5)

October 30, 2014 — 

Although Michael Beebe of B & B Logistics Inc. has been transporting large boats for 15 years, it’s never an easy task. Beebe and his crew recently transported a 50-foot …

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Douglas County celebrates statehood in song (6)

October 30, 2014 — 

Nearly 60 people gathered at the Minden library at 10 a.m. today to attempt a state record by having the most people sing “Home Means Nevada” at the same time. …

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East Fork, Posse certified in large animal rescue (7)

October 30, 2014 — 

An 800-pound mannequin horse named Nigel helped members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse and East Fork Fire and Paramedic District firefighters become certified in technical large animal emergency …

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Winter storm watch issued for Sierra (8)

October 30, 2014 — 

A winter storm watch has been issued for Friday afternoon through Saturday morning in the Sierra Nevada as an early winter storm is expected to leave up to a foot …

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The R-C Morning Report for Oct. 30 (9)

October 30, 2014 — 

A Chico, Calif., man accused in a string of smash and grab vehicle burglaries has been charges as a habitual offender. An amended complaint against Jacob Donovan, 35, includes the …

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Longtime Gardnerville business closing its doors (10)

October 29, 2014 — 

Like the stained glass windows she restores, Classical Glass and Gifts owner Kati Noah hopes the business will be restored in a new location. “I want to reopen, but I’m …

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Storm expected to strike Sierra Nevada tonight (11)

October 29, 2014 — 

The prospect of tonight’s winter storm will put a damper on U.S. Forest Service burning operation at Lake Tahoe. The Forest Service has also canceled this weekend’s free woodcutting event …

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Indian princesses return for Sesquicentennial 50 years later (12)

October 29, 2014 — 

When Meg Edna Dick-McDonald competed in the Indian princess pageant during the state’s centennial celebration, she was just a girl. “You’re just thinking of having fun then,” she said. “You’re …

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The R-C Morning Report for Oct. 29 (13)

October 29, 2014 — 

The early voting road show will be at the Sunridge Fire Station 2-6 p.m. today, as well as the historic Minden Courthouse 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are only …

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Douglas taxable sales climbing (14)

October 28, 2014 — 

Douglas County merchants experienced a 12.1 percent jump in taxable sales in August compared with the same month in 2013. According to the Nevada Department of Taxation, county merchants brought …

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Halloween a scary night to be out on the streets (15)

October 28, 2014 — 

One in four child pedestrians killed by a motor vehicle during the year die on Halloween, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. In 2011, 38 percent of fatalities on …

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Library joins state sing-along record (16)

October 28, 2014 — 

The Minden Library is joining the statewide sing-along of “Home Means Nevada” on Thursday. At 10 a.m. the library will join others across Nevada attempting to set a record for …

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Man gets 50 years in killing of state official (17)

October 28, 2014 — 

The last of four defendants in the beating death of Nevada Insurance Examiner William McCune, was sentenced Monday to 50 years in prison. District Judge Todd Russell ordered Raul Garcia …

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Stateline gaming totals running ahead of last year (18)

October 28, 2014 — 

Stateline casinos ended the first quarter of the fiscal year slightly up, according to figures released Tuesday morning by the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The clubs raked in $23.7 million …

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The R-C Morning Report for Oct. 28 (19)

October 28, 2014 — 

I heard that Woodfords resident Neil Mortimer is the new Washoe Tribal chairman. Mortimer was the prior vice chairman. I’m working to confirm that and perhaps get the other results …

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Forest Service seeks input on Taylor and Tallac creeks (20)

October 27, 2014 — 

Public input is being sought on U.S. Forest Service plans to restore the Taylor and Tallac creek ecosystems, while maintaining or improving visitor services in this popular recreation area Located …

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