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Charges dropped in manhunt (1)

July 25, 2014 — 

Charges have been dismissed against a man who was the subject of a manhunt in Ruhenstroth. The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office said it will not file a complaint against …

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Earthquakes rattling central Alpine (2)

July 25, 2014 — 

A half dozen earthquakes between 1.4 and 1.9 magnitude were located near Heenan Lake in Alpine County on Friday. The quakes started at 9:30 p.m. and were located along Highway …

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Sierra Front dispatchers control the chaos (3)

July 25, 2014 — 

Despite working nine active fires last week, the atmosphere on the initial tack floor of the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center was relatively calm. “It’s been a busy couple of …

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Two injured in Tahoe hotel fire (4)

July 25, 2014 — 

Two people were hurt when they jumped off a second story balcony to escape a burning South Lake Tahoe hotel on Wednesday night. Nearly a third of Deerfield Lodge in …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 25 (5)

July 25, 2014 — 

The gaming win at Stateline’s casinos ended the fiscal year down 3.34 percent for the fiscal year after June came in slightly down from the same month last year. Casinos …

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County establishes flood debris dump sites (6)

July 24, 2014 — 

Two sites have been established where residents may dump dirt, rocks, and other debris damaged in the flood. The sites are located at the Johnson Lane Volunteer Fire Station off …

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County: Sunday storm 100-year flood (7)

July 24, 2014 — 

Sunday’s deluge was a once-in-a-century occurrence, county officials said Thursday. “The initial analysis places this storm at a 100-year, two-hour storm, essentially meaning that the intensity of rainfall had a …

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Elisa Storke loses fight with cancer (8)

July 24, 2014 — 

Elisa Storke lost her battle with cancer on Thursday, according to the Facebook Page Elisa’s Angels. Storke, 34, was diagnosed with Stage 4 Metastatic Melanoma in November 2013. She was …

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Johnson Lane closed for ditch cleaning (9)

July 24, 2014 — 

Johnson Lane is closed between Vicky and Clapham lanes today while workers muck out the drainage ditch next to the road. Tons of mud and silt are being trucked out …

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Wa-She-Shu It’Deh Native American Festival returns to Tahoe’s Valhalla (10)

July 24, 2014 — 

The Washoe Tribe’s annual celebration of its history and homeland is this weekend at Lake Tahoe’s Valhalla. The annual Wa-She-Shu It’Deh Native American Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to …

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Officials looking to boost access to Tahoe Rim Trail (11)

July 24, 2014 — 

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is asking volunteers to help with hiker counts and surveys this Saturday, as the group tries to determine how many people are using the 165-mile …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 24 (12)

July 24, 2014 — 

Johnson Lane is closed at Clapham until 11 a.m. today. If you’ve got to get to the highway there are lots of ways around. I don’t know for sure, but …

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Psychic arrested in sting (13)

July 23, 2014 — 

A Minden woman who was arrested for obtaining money for false pretenses allegedly told an undercover officer that for $700 she could make a cheating spouse faithful. Helen “Helena” Welch, …

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Warrant issued for arson felon (14)

July 23, 2014 — 

A nationwide, no-bail warrant was issued for the arrest of a Gardnerville Ranchos resident who was on a diversion program in an effort to avoid prison. Richard Vonderscher Jr., 46, …

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Carson Valley Medical Center welcomes new surgeons (15)

July 23, 2014 — 

General surgeons Mark DeMar, MD, FACS and Kraig Knoll, MD, FACS have joined in Carson Valley Medical Center’s mission to promote the health and wellness of the Carson Valley and …

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Elks Summerfest Carnival second day today (16)

July 23, 2014 — 

Day two of the Tahoe-Douglas Elks’ annual Summerfest Carnival at Lampe Park in Gardnerville second day starts 5 p.m. The carnival is 5-11 p.m. through Friday, and noon to 11 …

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Grocery Outlet store opening July 31 (17)

July 23, 2014 — 

Grocery Outlet’s new store in Gardnerville will have a soft opening and ribbon-cutting event on July 31 and a public grand opening Aug. 2. Locally based independent operator and owner …

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Democrats host barbecue in Genoa (18)

July 23, 2014 — 

Barbecued tri-tip with a side platter of Democratic candidates will be featured 2-5 p.m. Saturday at Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa. The annual event is hosted by the …

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Red flag warning issued for Carson Valley (19)

July 23, 2014 — 

Carson Valley is going from too much moisture in the air to not enough as the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for extreme fire danger this morning. …

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Man arrested after Ruhenstroth search (20)

July 23, 2014 — 

A five-hour manhunt in Ruhenstroth on Tuesday night resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly took his 12-year-old son after an argument with his wife. Robert Diaz, 37, …

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