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Thunderstorms roll in on Tuesday (1)

July 7, 2015 — 

Flash flood warnings have been issued for Douglas, Lyon, Mono, Alpine and El Dorado counties after Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the Sierra Front from Mammoth Lakes to South …

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Morning Report for July 7 (2)

July 7, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — A moisture-laden storm system will continue to drive thunderstorms through Carson Valley today. A flash flood warning is in effect for Western Nevada and eastern California from …

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State funds Martin Slough trailhead (3)

July 6, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — A state grant will provide $106,000 for the construction of a trailhead on Buckeye Road to serve the proposed Martin Slough Bike Path. The Douglas County project …

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Thunderstorm moving north from Coleville (4)

July 6, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Minden received .58 inches of rain over the course of two hours today, according to weather watcher Stan Kapler.Douglas County Emergency Management is working on managing the …

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Busy Fourth for Lake Tahoe law enforcement (5)

July 6, 2015 — 

Three people on a personal watercraft were rescued by Douglas County’s new patrol boat over the Fourth of July weekend.Sgt. Pat Brooks said the riders overturned about a mile offshore …

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‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’ opens July 18 (6)

July 6, 2015 — 

Carson Valley Community Theatre presents “The Marvelous Wonderettes” written and created by Roger Bean.This off-broadway hit transports the audience to the 1958 Springfield High school prom where they meet the …

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Home sale costs heating up, but don’t get discouraged (7)

July 6, 2015 — 

Homebuyers in Western Nevada may feel caught between rising prices and low inventory, but that should not keep them out of the market, recommended the president of the Reno-Sparks Association …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 6 (8)

July 6, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Watch for slow moving thunderstorms today as a flash flood watch has been issued from noon to 9 p.m. today for much of Western Nevada. When there …

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Sandoval declares July BEAR Logic Month (9)

July 5, 2015 — 

Gov. Brian Sandoval has declared July “BEAR Logic Month.” “BEAR” stands for Bear Education, Aversion and Research, and BEAR Logic Month is an opportunity to help educate the public about …

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Alpine fire at 99-percent containment (10)

July 5, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — With all the rain and a line around 99 percent of the 17,790-acre Washington Fire, the Alpine County blaze that once threatened Markleeville is now barely smoldering.The …

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Thunderstorms bring second day of flooding (11)

July 4, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — The second day of heavy rain in the Pine Nuts brought the second day of minor flooding in eastern Carson Valley on Saturday.East Fork firefighters responded to …

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California man faces felony in Chichester burglary (12)

July 4, 2015 — 

A judge determined Friday there was sufficient evidence for a trial in the case of a California man accused of committing a string of burglaries in Chichester Estates. Christopher Bernal, …

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Towns celebrate Independence Day (13)

July 4, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Concertgoers had to settle for the tattoo of rain on rooftops with the occasional thunderclap after the Carson City Symphony canceled its appearance as part of the …

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Feds prepare to turn over Washington Fire to locals (14)

July 4, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Federal firefighters working the 17,790-acre Washington Fire are preparing to pack their bags and turn the blaze over to local authorities.They leave with the fire 94 percent …

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Where to watch Lake Tahoe’s Fourth of July fireworks shows (15)

July 4, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display at the South Shore will come with an extra dose of technology this year.The Fireworks by Grucci app will allow users to …

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Thunderstorm bringing heavy rain to Ranchos (16)

July 4, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — A thunderstorm near the Gardnerville Ranchos is moving northeast at 15 mph, bringing heavy rain, according to a 4 p.m. bulletin issued by the National Weather Service …

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Minor flooding from Pine Nut storm (17)

July 3, 2015 — 

A thunderstorm passing over the Pine Nuts is causing flooding along the East Valley this evening.East Fork, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Douglas County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue are working …

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Tahoe fireworks display brings 2.5 tons of pyrotechnic fun (18)

July 3, 2015 — 

Stateline, Nev. — A big noise from the East Coast plans to bring the bang to Lake Tahoe’s fireworks show this year.Tahoe-Douglas Visitors Authority selected Fireworks by Grucci, a New …

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Kids & Horses golf tourney a success (19)

July 3, 2015 — 

The second annual Golf Tournament for the Kids & Horses Therapeutic Center was more than a sellout. Held at the Championship Course in Incline Village on June 9 the tournament …

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Dangberg Ranch cracks whip on summer events (20)

July 3, 2015 — 

As Doc Durden took a swig fom his whiskey bottle, volunteer Daniel Duckworth quickly changed his mind about letting the cowboy bullwhip a flower from his mouth.“To do this I’m …

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