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BLM draft plan comment period extended another 30 days (1)

April 27, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — The deadline for public comments on a plan covering 4.8 million acres of public land that includes the Pine Nut Mountains has been extended another 30 …

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Work to begin on Bently Heritage District (2)

April 27, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — This month the renovation of the Heritage District, soon to be the home of the Bently Heritage Estate Distillery, begins with the undergrounding of the NV Energy …

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Alpine seeking comment on bridge replacement (3)

April 27, 2015 — 

Markleeville, Calif. — Environmental documents for the replacement of the Dixon Mine Road Bridge across Wolf Creek in Alpine County are available for review in Markleeville.The comment period for the …

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Scouts plant trees for Arbor Day (4)

April 27, 2015 — 

Girl Scout Troops 287 and 331, along with Cub Scouts from Troop 411 planted a tree in Arbor Gardens and Gardner Park on Friday to celebrate Arbor Day.“It’s Arbor Day, …

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Michonne Ascuaga named to Gaming Commission (5)

April 27, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — Douglas High School graduate and former John Ascuaga’s Nugget chief executive officer Michonne Ascuaga has been named to the Nevada Gaming Commission.Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Monday …

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Matthew Arnold ID’d as Saturday night fatality in Carson City (6)

April 27, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — A Carson City man was killed early Saturday morning after his vehicle hit a signal light head-on at South Carson Street and Koontz Lane.Matthew Vanclieve Arnold, …

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Washoe Lake State Park hosting celebration and hikes in May (7)

April 27, 2015 — 

Washoe Lake State Park is offering a variety of events and hikes in May, including a full moon hike, a celebration of Washoe Valley, and a moderate hike through the …

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Conference highlights rural tourism (8)

April 27, 2015 — 

Minden, Genoa and Gardnerville rolled out the welcome mats as the Carson Valley hosted the 25th annual Rural Roundup, Nevada’s signature tourism conference focusing on the trends, issues and insights …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 27 (9)

April 27, 2015 — 

Minden psychic Helen “Madame Helena” Welch, 65, is scheduled to appear for sentencing in Douglas County District Court at 9 a.m. today. She admitted to a charge of attempting to …

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Navy gunner reflects on trip to Washington D.C. (10)

April 26, 2015 — 

Apprehensive about traveling for the first time in more than a decade, World War II veteran Larry Vaughn was overwhelmed by his recent Honor Flight to Washington D.C.Vaughn, 91, was …

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Snowy Sierra storm moving on (11)

April 25, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Road controls over highways 88 and 50 have been lifted this morning after a spring storm dumped snow and rain in Western Nevada Friday night.Chains or four-wheel …

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East Fork prepares to defend dodgeball title (12)

April 24, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — The East Fork firefighters are taking aim to defend their title against the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.The Elisa Storke Memorial Dodgeball Tournament is May 1 in the …

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Court date set in death of infant (13)

April 24, 2015 — 

The father of a 2-month-old girl could go on trial for his life after a judge ruled on Friday there was sufficient evidence the child was killed by a blow …

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Sheriff’s deputies rescue suicidal threat at Hard Rock (14)

April 24, 2015 — 

At 4:55 p.m. Friday, a man threatening to jump from the eighth floor of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Stateline had been safely taken into protective custody.Members of …

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Genoa Cowboy festival rides into town next week (15)

April 24, 2015 — 

A painting of a faceless cowboy rounding up horses in the snow was selected as this year’s poster for the Genoa Cowboy Festival.Douglas County resident La Vonne La Tulip Vasick …

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Douglas County Public Library hosts organic gardening class (16)

April 24, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Public Library in Minden is sponsoring a workshop on organic gardening with the drought by Craig Witt from Full Circle Compost. Come to the library at 5 …

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Community invited to Michael Reid memorial Sunday (17)

April 24, 2015 — 

A celebration of life is being held to remember Michael Edward Reid 2 p.m. Sunday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center. “Friends and family will gather to share …

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Department looking for attempted Walmart theft suspect (18)

April 24, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public for help in locating a man accused of attempted theft. On March 18, at 7:03 p.m., a male suspect tried to …

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Amid low oxygen levels, Lake Tahoe trout relocation goes swimmingly (19)

April 24, 2015 — 

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Onlookers could see the familiar sight of fish below Fanny Bridge briefly coming out of the water Tuesday — but this time, the trout weren’t jumping.Anglers, …

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Late season storm could bring snow to passes (20)

April 24, 2015 — 

A winter weather advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service starting at 11 p.m. for Sierra Nevada that could pose problems for motorists crossing the passes through Saturday …

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