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Douglas School Board of Trustees meet on Tuesday (1)

September 4, 2015 — 

The F. Gregory Betts Education Honorarium will recognize scholarship grant recipients on Tuesday when the Douglas County School District Board of Trustees holds its regularly scheduled meeting at Douglas High …

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Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race returns for Labor Day tradition (2)

September 4, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe’s famed sternwheelers are set to do battle once again this holiday weekend.The 23rd annual Great Lake Tahoe Sternwheeler Race is scheduled for Saturday morning and features the M.S. …

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Evaluation required for man accused of sex with 15 year olds (3)

September 4, 2015 — 

A man awaiting sentencing in a July 2014 statutory sexual seduction case faces charges that he violated his bail conditions by smoking marijuana.Jordan Schroeder, 23, allegedly had sex with two …

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Carson Valley Community Theatre putting on ‘A Bad Year for Tomatoes’ (4)

September 4, 2015 — 

Carson Valley Community Theatre is selling tickets for its upcoming production of “A Bad Year for Tomatoes,” a comedy about the misfortunes of a famous television actress who seeks solitude …

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Helping Hands Antique Thrift Store celebrates with thank you sale (5)

September 4, 2015 — 

For just over a decade Carson Valley United Methodist Church has been offering a hand up to the community in a retail-oriented way. The church’s outreach ministry, Helping Hands Antique …

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Alpine Aspen Festival Celebrates Fall Colors (6)

September 4, 2015 — 

Inviting people out to Alpine County to crunch in the newly turning leaves, the second annual Alpine Aspen Festival in scenic Hope Valley, Calif. is Oct. 10-11. This event is …

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Nevada casino win down 1 percent; July revenue a mixed bag (7)

September 4, 2015 — 

While July’s gaming numbers were essentially flat statewide, the Carson Valley area had a banner month, reporting a 10.35 percent increase in total win to $8.98 million.Game and Table win …

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Minden hears new gravel plan (8)

September 4, 2015 — 

A proposal to mine gravel to help subsidize the construction of a sewer pond by Douglas County Sewer District No. 1 was panned by residents at the Minden Town Board …

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Connectivity drops V&T, gondola studies (9)

September 4, 2015 — 

A proposal to raise three taxes to improve roads and trails in Douglas County is expected to go before Douglas County commissioners in October.Gardnerville Town Board members endorsed a new …

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Speedtable lowers speed, angers residents (10)

September 4, 2015 — 

The speed tables that were installed on Wildrose and Deseret avenues earlier this summer have proven to slow down speeders, but some residents are not happy about the new additions. …

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Sheriff’s offices pair up to deter drunk driving (11)

September 3, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in Impaired Driving mobilization period. This enforcement detail is partially paid for by a …

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$2,000 reward offered for suspect in Tatro arson (12)

September 3, 2015 — 

Authorities are requesting the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in an attempt to burn down the house of a Carson City judge.The Carson City Sheriff’s Office, in …

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The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 3 (13)

September 3, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Two issues that affect north and east Carson Valley residents, a proposal on how to treat private driveway culverts and the expansion of the North Valley Wastewater …

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Gate left open between Lampe, subdivision (14)

September 2, 2015 — 

Residents of the neighborhood adjoining Lampe Park debated something that anyone living next to public land would recognize.For years a gate has joined the 36-home Sunset Park subdivision to Lampe, …

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Cold, blustery weather expected over Labor Day weekend (15)

September 2, 2015 — 

The temptation to start a fire in the Sierra Nevada might increase as nighttime temperatures decrease over this Labor Day weekend.National Weather Service Forecasters are predicting a cold snap Friday …

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Mother bear, cub trapped at Tahoe released (16)

September 2, 2015 — 

Two black bears, trapped on Tuesday at Crystal Bay, were released on Wednesday morning in the mountains above Lake Tahoe’s North Shore. A 6-year old, 150-pound sow was caught along …

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Woman identified in Chichester incident (17)

September 2, 2015 — 

A woman found dead in her living room on Tuesday night was identified as Gardnerville resident 82-year-old Phyllis Lewis.Her husband, 86-year-old William Lewis, was in the home at 1471 Edlesborough …

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Virtual Spam to help fill Valley bellies (18)

September 2, 2015 — 

Spamming social media with people dangling orange spoons off their noses is one way Carson Valley Community Food Closet is hoping to fight hunger in the Douglas County. September is …

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Robot helped defuse Chichester situation (19)

September 2, 2015 — 

The Tahoe-Douglas Bomb Squad robot helped to end a situation at a Chichester Estates home peacefully on Tuesday night.Deputies responded to a suspicious circumstances report in the 1400 block of …

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The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 2 (20)

September 2, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Dean Heller will be in town today talking to the Douglas County Republican Women’s luncheon at the Carson Valley Inn. I wouldn’t place bets on the ability …

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