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Carson City boy hurt in Dori Way incident (1)

March 29, 2015 — 

Carson City, Nev. — An 11-year-old Carson City boy received a life-threatening head injury in an incident reported 12:09 p.m. Sunday.Sheriff Ken Furlong said witnesses reported seeing the boy riding …

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Firefighters mop up blaze near Dressler Lane (2)

March 29, 2015 — 

Firefighters are mopping up a fire on Westside Lane which was reported around lunchtime on Sunday.A mop-up crew was called in at 2 p.m. for the fire which grew to …

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Credit card fees cost Nevada taxpayers $6.76 million (3)

March 29, 2015 — 

Nevada taxpayers footed the bill for $6.77 million in fees last year for people and companies who use credit cards to pay bills like registering a car.The credit card companies …

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Elks rescind Fred Meyling’s citizen of the year award (4)

March 29, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Gardnerville Ranchos resident Fred Meyling has been asked to return his award as Tahoe-Douglas Elks Citizen of the Year as a result of accusations that he exaggerated …

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Jobless number drops while labor force expands (5)

March 28, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — Douglas County’s labor force continues to grow while its unemployment rate drops.The county’s jobless rate was down to 7.5 percent in February, according to figures released Friday …

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Heavenly approved for year-round activities (6)

March 28, 2015 — 

A proposed Heavenly Mountain Resort project to allow new year-round outdoor activities took another big step forward Thursday with approval from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.TRPA’s Governing Board unanimously approved …

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Carson Valley Health Inspections for March 12-24 (7)

March 28, 2015 — 

March 24Carson Valley Swim Center, 1600 Highway 88MindenScore: 100Bella Vita Catering, 2244 MeridianMindenScore 100Target, 910 Jacks Valley RoadJacks ValleyScore: 100Franco’s Pizzeria, 3920 Carter DriveWellingtonScore: 100Nevada Joe Coffee on Main, 1572 …

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Merchantman gunner on Honor Flight (8)

March 28, 2015 — 

A veteran who used to travel around the world, will travel for the first time in years, to Washington D.C. Honor Flight Nevada will escort Laurance “Larry” Vaughn, 91, and …

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Grandchild in trouble scam costs woman $1,250 (9)

March 28, 2015 — 

An Indian Hills woman reported that she sent $1,250 to someone who called and claimed to be her grandson on Wednesday. The caller told the woman he was in Atlanta, …

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Tuition waiver extension highlights Veterans and Military Day at Capitol (10)

March 27, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval’s signing of Assembly Bill 76 into law Thursday highlighted the annual Veterans and Military Day at the Legislature at the Nevada Capitol.The law extends …

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Merchants have strong January (11)

March 27, 2015 — 

Douglas County merchants came charging ahead into 2015, according to the Nevada Department of Taxation.The county posted an 8.9 percent increase in taxable sales for January compared to the year …

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Sierra Terhune on the road to recovery (12)

March 27, 2015 — 

At 10 years old, Sierra Terhune began having regular dreams that her parents, Amber and Ken, could only describe as nightmares.In her dream, Sierra was told by a stranger that …

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Douglas sheriff’s captain completes masters degree (13)

March 27, 2015 — 

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Capt. John Milby completed a master of arts degree in security studies at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security on March 27.Milby …

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NV Energy rescues cat from power pole (14)

March 27, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — A cat that spent two days on a power pole along Fuller Avenue was rescued by an NV Energy crew on Thursday night.The crew responded to reports …

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Woman admits DUI after ramming Minden Northern Nevada Coin shop (15)

March 27, 2015 — 

A woman who drove her car into the Minden Northern Nevada Coin shop last year has admitted to a charge of driving under the influence in the incident.Cheryl Kaye Smith, …

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Revised Johnson Lane Park plan up for review (16)

March 27, 2015 — 

The revised plan for the Johnson Lane Park, located on Stephanie Way, will be unveiled 6 p.m. April 7 at a Parks and Recreation Commission meeting at Piñon Hills Elementary …

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The R-C Morning Report for March 27 (17)

March 27, 2015 — 

NV Energy came and got the Fuller Avenue cat down off the pole around 8 p.m. Thursday. According to the Facebook posts they cut the power for 20 minutes to …

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Nevada Sen. Harry Reid won’t seek sixth term (18)

March 27, 2015 — 

Nevada Sen. Harry Reid announced this morning that he will not seek a sixth term in the U.S. Senate.Reid, 75, who rose to the highest level ever attained by a …

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Extension hosts drought forum (19)

March 26, 2015 — 

As Western Nevada enters the fourth consecutive year of drought, some agricultural landowners are wondering if this is the new normal. When irrigation is not available throughout the growing season, …

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Teams wanted for Relay for Life (20)

March 26, 2015 — 

In an effort to revive a sluggish Relay for Life event, organizers have changed things up with a new chairwoman, venue and time.Relay for Life is noon-midnight July 18 at …

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