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Tigers compete in ‘The Homecoming Games’ (1)

January 27, 2015 — 

The winter homecoming court nominees are hoping to have the odds ever in their favor Friday night. The Tigers take on the Wooster Colts at home Friday. “It’s really cool …

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Two-week murder trial begins (2)

January 27, 2015 — 

Eight women and six men were selected to sit on a jury in the two-week murder trial of Round Hill resident Tatiana Leibel on Tuesday. Leibel is accused of the …

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Gardnerville friends crowned king and queen (3)

January 27, 2015 — 

In addition to sharing every meal together, Marjorie Hartley and Ivan Kezich now also share the title of king and queen. The Emeritus at Gardnerville residents were crowned Friday afternoon …

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Former maid pleads guilty to one count of grand larceny (4)

January 27, 2015 — 

A Carson City woman admitted to taking more than $700 worth of jewelry from an elderly couple she was a maid for over a six month period. Kimbery Swerman-Wilkinson, 49, …

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Douglas Jobless rate down to 2008 levels (5)

January 27, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — It has been more than a half-dozen years since the jobless rate in Douglas County dropped to the vicinity of December’s rate of 7 percent. According to …

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Lawsuit seeks to stop Pine Nut horse roundup (6)

January 26, 2015 — 

Wild horse advocates hope to stop a roundup planned for this week in the Pine Nut Herd Management Area. In a complaint prepared for filing in federal court on Monday, …

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Mono gets new undersheriff (7)

January 26, 2015 — 

Newly elected sheriff Ingrid Braun swore in her new second-in-command, Michael Moriarty, as the new undersheriff. Moriarty was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. He obtained a bachelor of arts degree in …

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Three-car pileup closes highway (8)

January 26, 2015 — 

Northbound traffic was closed to one lane following a three-vehicle car accident on Highway 395 and Johnson Lane. The call came in at 1:37 p.m. Monday. The vehicles sustained major …

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Leave a protest at the beep (9)

January 26, 2015 — 

Three minutes can be a long time when you’re speaking in public, and nine minutes can be a lifetime unless you’ve got a lot to say. We bring it up …

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Counties may not be best school divides (10)

January 26, 2015 — 

Gov. Brian Sandoval’s ideas for reforming education have some interesting points. We don’t think anything is served by appointing school board members rather than electing them, but the idea that …

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Dry January results in open passes (11)

January 26, 2015 — 

By this time last year Monitor Pass had already closed and reopened for the winter. But according to CalTrans, the pass at 8,310 feet has yet to close for the …

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The R-C Morning Report (12)

January 26, 2015 — 

We may find out today whether admitted smash & grab burglar Jacob Donovan, 35, has prior burglary cases. If he does, he faces up to a decade in prison. He …

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Hard Rock plans smashing start (13)

January 26, 2015 — 

A weekend of concerts will launch the new hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe at the South Shore. Following a nearly seven-month long, $60 million renovation of the former …

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Governor’s budget proposal not favorable to Carson City’s WNC (14)

January 26, 2015 — 

Despite his claims community colleges, especially Western Nevada College and Great Basin Community College, will train the employees needed by high-tech companies moving to Nevada including Tesla, Gov. Brian Sandoval’s …

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Drugs, guns land father, son in jail (15)

January 26, 2015 — 

A father and son, along with others were arrested Thursday night on drug and weapons charges, according to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department. A high-risk search warrant was served …

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Douglas posts second highest graduation rate (16)

January 26, 2015 — 

Douglas County’s graduation rate was the second highest in Nevada, coming in at 88.12 percent, an increase of more than 3 percent up from 84.96 percent, according to figures released …

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Horse activists ejected from BLM meeting (17)

January 24, 2015 — 

Wild horse rights activists said they were ejected from a public meeting held by the Bureau of Land Management and lost their hotel rooms in the process on Thursday night. …

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Russia shows interest in trial (18)

January 24, 2015 — 

A representative of the Russian Federation is expected to observe the opening of the two-week trial of Round Hill resident Tatiana Leibel in the death of her husband. Leibel, 51, …

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Western Nevada College Wildcats lose ‘voice’ Chris Graham (19)

January 23, 2015 — 

Western Nevada College’s highly regarded baseball team has lost its voice. Chris Graham, the longtime voice of the Wildcats, won’t return this season to broadcast WNC baseball games over the …

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Scout builds boardwalk on Bently-Kirman trail (20)

January 23, 2015 — 

Symon DeWitt finished his Eagle Scout Project with Troop 411 on Jan. 17 He coordinated the project with the Carson Valley Trails Association to construct an additional 30 feet of …

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