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International terminal opens (1)

December 22, 2014 — 

Upgrading a small building at Reno Tahoe International Airport that had not handled the arrival of commercial travelers in 15 years proved to be a marathon venture for Clark-Sullivan Construction. …

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Readers submit holiday decoration photos (2)

December 21, 2014 — 

The Record-Courier is looking for interesting Christmas light displays. These are the participants so far. ■ George and Katie McCrosky have their lights set to music at 769 Pinto Circle, …

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Elks deliver Christmas baskets (3)

December 21, 2014 — 

Members of the Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge 2670 assembled and delivered Christmas baskets to 10 Senior Families in Carson Valley on Saturday. Items in the baskets included food, paper products, hygiene …

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Two hurt in four-car pileup (4)

December 21, 2014 — 

Two people were taken for treatment after a four-vehicle accident blocked Highway 395 just south of Jacks Valley Road on Friday evening. The accident occurred at around 5:45 p.m. when …

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Feds plan wild horse roundup for January (5)

December 20, 2014 — 

More than 330 wild horses living in the Pine Nut Mountain herd management area will be rounded up by the Bureau of Land Management beginning in late January. The BLM’s …

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Douglas County names three clerk-treasuer finalists (6)

December 19, 2014 — 

A former Genoa Town Board member, a county financial officer and an auditor for the state of Nevada are the three finalists for Douglas County clerk-treasurer. Genoa resident Kitty De …

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Firefighters rescue family Christmas (7)

December 19, 2014 — 

Working as a firefighting dispatcher, Dresslerville resident Norma Smokey never imagined a fire with would take her own home. On Wednesday, Smokey and members of her family made homeless in …

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Republicans discuss how to be heard in 2015 Legislature (8)

December 19, 2014 — 

Carson Valley residents who want to learn about how to have their voices heard in the 2015 session of the Nevada Legislature will have an opportunity at the Jan. 8 …

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Vigil held for South Lake Tahoe teen killed in storm (9)

December 19, 2014 — 

Family, friends and other members of the community who wanted to show their support for Dejon “Dede” Smith and his family gathered Thursday in South Lake Tahoe for a candlelight …

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Douglas jobless numbers stable for third month (10)

December 19, 2014 — 

Douglas County’s unemployment rate held steady at 7.1 percent for the third month in a row, even though its workforce shrank by 150 people. According to the Nevada Department of …

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The R-C Morning Report for Dec. 19 (11)

December 19, 2014 — 

It’s the last day of school before winter break. It’s a half day for the middle and high schools today. Elementary schools students have a full day. A vehicle struck …

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Vehicle hits Minden coin store (12)

December 18, 2014 — 

A woman arrested after she drove through the wall of a Minden coin shop told deputies she’d only had one drink. Driver Cheryl Kaye Smith, 74, and a male passenger …

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TRPA celebrates 45 years of progress (13)

December 18, 2014 — 

The partnership between California and Nevada that created the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency turned 45 years old on Thursday, marking nearly a half-century of progress in the protection and restoration …

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Genoa hosts Mary Kaye for Christmas concert (14)

December 18, 2014 — 

Although Mary Kaye Knaphus’ cowboy music is familiar to Genoa, her Christmas music will be new as she performs Friday night in the town hall. A Cowboy Festival veteran, Knaphus, …

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Yerington resident Mark Thorpe killed in rollover (15)

December 18, 2014 — 

A Yerington man was identified as the victim of a single vehicle rollover on Highway 208 in Mason Valley 7 p.m. Monday. Mark Allen Thorpe, 58, was identified as the …

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Santa Crawl supports two Valley nonprofits (16)

December 18, 2014 — 

Santa and his pointy-eared and hooved helpers will take over the bars of Gardnerville on Saturday for one last hoorah before they’re all business Christmas Day. A collaboration by Ryan …

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The R-C Morning Report for Dec. 18 (17)

December 18, 2014 — 

Genoa residents Linda Birdwell and Tim De Turk will find out today if they’re going to be Genoa Town Board members starting next year. There’s no reason why commissioners won’t …

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Carson Valley rider on lookout for new film campaign location (18)

December 17, 2014 — 

The Carson Valley Visitors Authority has invited area businesses to help promote the “Rugged. Relaxed. Reachable.” horse and rider tourism campaign to their customers and social media audience. The contest …

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Minden Judge Michael Gibbons named to new appeals court (19)

December 17, 2014 — 

District Judge Michael Gibbons got an early Christmas present on Wednesday when Gov. Brian Sandoval named him to Nevada’s first appellate court. “I am extremely honored and gratified to be …

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Governor kicks off state park passport program (20)

December 17, 2014 — 

There are 23 state parks in Nevada, and on Wednesday Gov. Brian Sandoval became the first visitor to receive a stamp in the new Nevada State Parks Passport. Fourteen more …

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