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Alcohol factor in fatal I80 crash (1)

May 23, 2015 — 

Sparks, Nev. — Two people were killed and two are in critical condition after an early morning head-on crash on Interstate 80 just west of Sparks Boulevard.The Nevada Highway Patrol …

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Valley groups honor veterans for Memorial Day (2)

May 23, 2015 — 

The stars and stripes stand vigilant over the graves at Eastside Memorial Park.For the first time in two decades donated American flags, which once draped a fallen veteran’s coffin, surrounded …

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Supreme Court denies Las Vegas water grab appeals (3)

May 23, 2015 — 

The Nevada Supreme Court issued two short orders on May 21 denying Southern Nevada Water Authority’s and the State Engineer’s petitions for writs of mandamus. This ruling constitutes a major …

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Gun bill passes Assembly (4)

May 22, 2015 — 

Over objections by Democrats, the Assembly on Friday gave final legislative approval to the bill containing several gun provisionsSB175 was the measure Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas, tried to use on …

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Minden couple celebrates 70th anniversary (5)

May 22, 2015 — 

Three simple words are what a Valley couple gives credit to for seven decades of marriage. “I love you.”Surprised by family and friends, Dean, 91, and Bernadine, 90, Whitmore celebrated …

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Vietnam vets take flight to nation’s capital (6)

May 22, 2015 — 

Although their conflict ended fewer than 30 years after World War II, Vietnam veterans are suffering the consequences of their service at a rate almost equal to those who fought …

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Soil is the topic of next Agriculture Innovation Forum (7)

May 22, 2015 — 

Drought and a short growing season are factors that challenge agriculture production in the Carson Valley. But successful growers know that soil condition is critical to plant life and soil …

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Minden speller competes in national bee (8)

May 22, 2015 — 

Daniel Taylor, the winner of the Nevada State Spelling Bee is heading to the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Saturday with his family. Daniel is 14 and attends the eighth …

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Suspected drug related explosion causes damage to apartment (9)

May 22, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- A suspected small honey oil lab, a substance made from marijuana plants, caused a minor explosion that blew out the windows of an apartment in a …

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The R-C Morning Report for May 22 (10)

May 22, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — There’s a big rig stuck in the mud on Highway 89 south of Markleeville, according to the CHP. Valley Towing is on its way to the rescue.It’s …

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Douglas County swears in new deputy (11)

May 21, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini announced the recent appointment of a new Douglas County deputy sheriff. Jose Garcia was sworn in on Monday in a ceremony held …

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Scouts hang Carson Valley spirit banners (12)

May 21, 2015 — 

Three local Boy Scout troops will once again be hanging Carson Valley Days spirit banners. Troops 140, 240 and 340 will be hanging the banners June 6 and taking them …

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Trustees delay superintendent selection for one more week (13)

May 21, 2015 — 

Douglas County School District trustees decided during their regular meeting on Wednesday to postpone the selection of a new superintendent.Trustees voted unanimously to schedule a special meeting 4 p.m. Thursday …

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Douglas teen garners national recognition (14)

May 21, 2015 — 

While most 16-year-olds are focused on getting their drivers licenses, Spencer Flanders is focused on ending tobacco use among youth.Spencer was named National Youth Advocate of the Year and honored …

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Gravel pit proponents address concerns (15)

May 21, 2015 — 

A presentation by Douglas County Sewer District No. 1 Chairman Mike Bradford didn’t change East Valley resident Gary Schrempp’s opinion about a proposed gravel pit in his neighborhood.Proponents of a …

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The R-C Morning Report for May 21 (16)

May 21, 2015 — 

County commissioners are meeting at noon and again at 1:30 p.m. to discuss water restrictions at the county’s Lake Tahoe water systems in response to the drought. Commissioners workshop is …

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Douglas sends four debaters to national championships (17)

May 20, 2015 — 

Three members of the Douglas High School speech and debate team are blazing the trail for future competitors at this year’s championships in Dallas.Grace Gautereaux, Connor Brown and Eric Jacobs …

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Eldorado sheriff’s deputy arrested on drug charges (18)

May 20, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 1300 block of Centerville Road for a reported domestic dispute that resulted in an arrest of an Eldorado County Sheriff’s Deputy. On …

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Big Boy Toy Show revs up at Valley Christian Fellowship (19)

May 20, 2015 — 

If it climbs a rock, threatens to break the sound barrier or looks better covered in dirt, Valley Christian Fellowship wants it for their Big Boy Toy Show. Celebrating it’s …

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Budget OK’d without contracts (20)

May 20, 2015 — 

With contracts still in negotiations for Douglas County’s and East Fork Fire District’s rank and file, commissioners approved a $136.1 million budget on Monday.County Manager Jim Nichols and East Fork …

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