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Snow expected to continue this afternoon (1)

February 28, 2015 — 

A half-inch of snow is expected to fall this afternoon as a front eases south along the Sierra’s east slope.Snow showers arrived in Carson Valley late Friday night, but it …

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Solar farm appeals denial (2)

February 28, 2015 — 

A meeting on a proposed 322-acre solar farm in the East Valley is 6 p.m. Monday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.The Buckeye Creek Solar Project is proposed …

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Smith Valley dairy prompts resident protests (3)

February 28, 2015 — 

A Smith Valley residents group is fighting the location of a dairy that is proposed to house more than 7,200 animals in their neighborhood.Members of Save Our Smith Valley are …

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Carson Valley Days applications available (4)

February 27, 2015 — 

Applications now available for vendors, parade entries, and sponsorships for the 105th anniversary Carson Valley Days celebration.All applications were uploaded this week to the Carson Valley Active 20-30 website carsonvalley2030.com …

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Kentucky native encourages fresh ideas for Douglas County Library (5)

February 27, 2015 — 

Tucked into the last office of the Douglas County Public Library both Amy Dodson and her collection of elephants are settling in nicely. The Kentucky native moved into the office …

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Young minds develop practical inventions (6)

February 27, 2015 — 

With the premise of trying to solve a problem or challenge, students at Jacks Valley Elementary came up with ideas from a smart fridge that makes a shopping list, to …

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The R-C Morning Reports for Feb. 27 (7)

February 27, 2015 — 

While the least expensive gas in the Valley is in a three-way tie for $2.199, the most expensive gas has just about cracked $3 a gallon. Three Gardnerville stations were …

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Douglas County sees 21 percent jump in sales (8)

February 26, 2015 — 

Silver bells and cash registers were ringing in December as Douglas County merchants reported a 21-percent jump in taxable sales, officials reported Thursday.According to the Nevada Department of Taxation, Douglas …

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Prepaid tuition deadline Saturday (9)

February 26, 2015 — 

The deadline to enroll in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program for the 2015 open enrollment period is Saturday. The Nevada Prepaid Tuition program enables parents, grandparents, and other family members …

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FCC enacts Internet openess rule (10)

February 26, 2015 — 

On Thursday the FCC announced new rules designed to ensure Internet openness that critics say will allow the government to regulate it like a utility.At issue is Verizon v. FCC …

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Gardnerville station to restore classic canopy (11)

February 26, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — The canopy of the former Eagle Gas Station, an example of 1960s Shell architecture, will be preserved as part of a project to convert it into a …

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Man denying burglary charges (12)

February 26, 2015 — 

A former Stagecoach resident is denying burglary charges in connection with his Feb. 9 arrest in Indian Hills.Christopher Qualls, 38, appeared in custody in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday …

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Carson City Planning Commission approves medical pot shop (13)

February 26, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — A medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Clearview Drive in Carson City secured approval from the Planning Commission Wednesday night.The commission voted without dissent for a special …

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U.S. Forest Service names Jeff Marsolais new Tahoe supervisor (14)

February 26, 2015 — 

LAKE TAHOE — The U.S. Forest Service recently announced that Jeff Marsolais was selected as the new forest supervisor for the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit.Marsolais served as deputy forest …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 26 (15)

February 26, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — The piñon and sage grouse conference at the CVIC Hall in Minden will be wrapping up today with a field tour today. This morning will be a …

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Genoa resident only Douglas attorney among judge finalists (16)

February 25, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — Only one Douglas County resident made the final cut in the search for Judge Michael Gibbons’ replacement on Wednesday.Douglas County prosecutor Tom Gregory, 45, was selected …

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East Fork open burning starts Saturday (17)

February 25, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Open burning is starting three weeks early to help homeowners clean up debris from the Feb. 6 windstorm, and to complete burning before wildfire season begins.“We have …

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Developers reveal Chateau’s next phase (18)

February 25, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Developers of the long-proposed Chateau project have turned in design plans for the next phase of work.According to a design document submitted to the city, the …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 25 (19)

February 25, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — The big piñon-bistate sage grouse conference kicks off today at the CVIC Hall in Minden. The conference will last two days, with a field trip on Thursday …

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Douglas superintendent announces retirement plan (20)

February 24, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — The announcement that Douglas County School Superintendent Lisa Noonan is retiring next fall prompted school board trustees to call a special meeting to discuss finding her replacement.“Ideally …

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