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Workers preparing for more thunderstorms (1)

July 21, 2014 — 

Workers are clearing culverts and roads this morning in case Douglas County sees a repeat of Sunday’s heavy rain and flooding. “Public Works is concentrating on the significant drainage structures …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 21 (2)

July 21, 2014 — 

Thunderstorms produced nine fires in the Sierra Front for a total acreage of 2 acres. Firefighters have successfully suppressed all fires set last night. Don’t be surprised to see a …

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Slideshow: Flooding in Fish Springs and East Valley (3)

July 20, 2014 — 

Flood waters closed several major roadways in eastern Carson Valley, including Fish Springs, East Valley and Johnson Lane. …

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Outage affects thousands of Douglas residents (4)

July 20, 2014 — 

Power was out to as many as 10,000 Douglas County homes on Sunday. According to NVEnergy’s web site, at 9 p.m. there were 5,300 Lake Tahoe residents of Douglas County …

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Storm brings heavy rain, lightning (5)

July 20, 2014 — 

A thunderstorm raged across Carson Valley this afternoon, leaving flooding and lightning caused fires in its wake. Hardest hit was Fish Springs where flood waters closed the road into the …

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County board approves catalyst fund agreement (6)

July 20, 2014 — 

A hiring firm reported that they have narrowed down the list of county manager applicants from 72 to seven at the Douglas County Board of County Commissioners meeting on Thursday. …

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Culvert failures cause damage (7)

July 20, 2014 — 

Topaz Ranch Estates residents manned shovels and work boots to dig out mud-buried culverts after a Thursday afternoon storm brought over an hour-long downpour. Residents were up to their ankles …

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Minor injuries reported from accident (8)

July 18, 2014 — 

A Wadsworth man was treated for minor injuries today after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 395 near Carson Valley Middle School. Steven Johnson, 50, sustained injuries after the Dodge Saturn …

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Unemployment claims down by 3 percent (9)

July 18, 2014 — 

In June, 14,503 initial claims for unemployment insurance were filed in Nevada, down just 3 percent compared to June 2013. Initial claims have fallen compared to the previous year for …

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Valley business owner up for national retail award (10)

July 18, 2014 — 

The owner of Nevada Unique Store and the Sierra Gourmet Grill and Wine Bar is a nominee for a national retail award to be given at the end of July. …

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Bear euthanized for depredating in livestock (11)

July 18, 2014 — 

A male black bear was euthanized Friday in Genoa for depredating on livestock. The bear, estimated to be six years of age, had been handled by NDOW personnel two other …

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Sheriff’s office seeking person of interest (12)

July 18, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in a July 3 theft from Walmart in Gardnerville. A male entered the …

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Clear Creek fire is 75 percent contained (13)

July 18, 2014 — 

The Clear Creek fire is 75 percent contained as of 8 a.m., according to the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center. The fire is estimated at 187 acres. Three air …

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Mad scientists wreak havoc in the CVIC Hall (14)

July 18, 2014 — 

With the enthusiasm of a thespian and the brains of a chemist, “Radioactive” Rachel Dexter wowed a group of children Tuesday night with color-changing chemicals, explosions and a giant dinosaur …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 18 (15)

July 18, 2014 — 

A lightning storm at Lake Tahoe suspended play at the American Century Classic Celebrity Golf Tournament on Thursday. Today the rounds start to count. We could also see more fire …

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Swauger Creek fire near containment (16)

July 17, 2014 — 

Five structures are threatened by a 125-acre fire burning in timber and brush near Highway 395 in Mono County. Residents were advised to evacuate the area of the fire 10 …

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Domestic violence earns man probation (17)

July 17, 2014 — 

A Wellington man received a suspended 12-36 months prison sentence after admitting to strangling and hitting his wife. Shaun Osteen, 36, was arrested April 23 after his sister removed his …

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Clear Creek fire endangers mule deer habitat (18)

July 17, 2014 — 

The Clear Creek fire could have an adverse impact on mule deer in the Area 192 herd which is also known as the Carson River herd. The adverse impact will …

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Conservancy offering firewood (19)

July 17, 2014 — 

California Tahoe Conservancy is offering free permits for up to two cords of wood through its Community Firewood Program. More than 170 people have picked up a 90-day permit, which …

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Motorists asked to avoid fire areas (20)

July 17, 2014 — 

Authorities are asking motorists to steer clear of a 300-acre wildfire burning south of Highway 50 today. As of this morning, Clear Creek Road is closed to nonresidents, but otherwise …

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