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Man with gunshot wound helicoptered from Minden (1)

February 11, 2016 — 

An early morning gunshot wound described as self-inflicted resulted in a medical helicopter landing at Douglas High School.Douglas County deputies and East Fork Fire District medics responded to the 800 …

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Warm, dry spell not a cause for snowpack concern yet (2)

February 11, 2016 — 

LAKE TAHOE — While temperatures around the Tahoe Basin are forecast to reach close to 15 degrees above average this week — with no precipitation expected — meteorologists and water …

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Flooding affects property values (3)

February 11, 2016 — 

Homes that suffered from flash flooding over the past two summers got a break on their assessed valuation.Assessor Doug Sonnemann said Wednesday his deputies went door to door in the …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 11 (4)

February 11, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — The Douglas County Historical Society recognizes Black History Month tonight with a lecture by Helen Townsell about Black Springs, located in north Reno. The lecture starts at …

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Friends of Snowshoe announce annual celebration (5)

February 10, 2016 — 

Hikes, talks and music will be the highlights of the annual celebration of Snowshoe Thompson March 5. Friends of Snowshoe Thompson host the 17th annual Snowshoe Thompson Celebration Cross Country …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 10 (6)

February 10, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Douglas County’s Board of Equalization is meeting today at the Douglas County Courthouse in Minden. There are only five properties being disputed on the agenda, four of …

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TRE Fire litigation still smoldering (7)

February 9, 2016 — 

A case was dismissed against the East Fork Fire District on Tuesday in connection with a controlled burn blamed for igniting one of the most destructive fires in Douglas County …

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Ash Wednesday services (8)

February 9, 2016 — 

Several local churches will be hosting Ash Wednesday services. ■ Corpus Christi Catholic Church3597 N. Sunridge Dr., Carson City12:10 p.m. Intentions of our Blessed Mother; 5:30 p.m. All Souls■ Carson …

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Emergency management personnel gather to share ideas (9)

February 9, 2016 — 

More than 100 emergency management personnel from around Nevada gathered in Minden on Tuesday to participate in a two-day workshop.“Nevada is a big state in terms of size,” said Douglas …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 9 (10)

February 9, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Dr. Ralph Herbig has closed his Gardnerville office and is working for the Washoe Tribe. Herbig, who grew up in Carson Valley, opened his office in the …

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Man killed in Washoe Valley collision identified as former Carson Valley resident (11)

February 8, 2016 — 

A former Minden resident was killed walking on Interstate 580 in Washoe Valley early Monday morning.Chile Bartels, 18, of Carson City, was identified on Monday afternoon by the Nevada Highway …

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Sports books big Super Bowl winners (12)

February 8, 2016 — 

And the winner in this year’s Super Bowl was Nevada’s sports books.Denver defeated Carolina 24-10 during the big game on Sunday.Bettors wagered $132.5 million at Nevada’s 194 sports books, according …

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Drug agent admits to trafficking (13)

February 8, 2016 — 

A drug agent who stole methamphetamine and cocaine from the El Dorado County evidence locker is facing a minimum of 10 years in prison after he admitted to one count …

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Kingsbury Grade powerline replacement proposed (14)

February 8, 2016 — 

NV Energy is seeking permission to upgrade its transmission line serving Heavenly Valley Ski Resort.The 60-kilovolt line stretches from Foothill Road to Tramway Drive and was placed into service in …

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Smoke from controlled burn at East Shore visible Monday (15)

February 8, 2016 — 

The U.S Forest Service continues to conduct prescribed fire operations on the East Shore.Smoke was visible above the Carson Range Monday morning. Operations are taking place near the Logan Shoals …

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The R-C Morning Report for Feb. 8 (16)

February 8, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — It looks like a fatal wreck north of the Bellevue Exit in Washoe Valley has been cleared, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. At 1:07 a.m., …

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Memorial service Feb. 27 for Valley native (17)

February 7, 2016 — 

A memorial service for Carson Valley matriarch and Gardnerville native Marjorie Johnson Springmeyer is 11 a.m. Feb. 27 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Springmeyer, 93, died Jan. 28 at …

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Are you “cross conscious?” (18)

February 7, 2016 — 

In his letter to the Corinthian church, Paul leads the church to his vision of his number one priority and the one factor that would determine his success in life. …

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Betting Super Bowl way to join in (19)

February 6, 2016 — 

Many people who bet on the Super Bowl aren’t regular football gamblers, but are just looking for some skin in the big game.“The Super Bowl is the big show, and …

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Highway 88 reopened after major wreck near Kirkwood (20)

February 6, 2016 — 

Highway 88 reopened after being closed for three hours Saturday just east of Kirkwood for a collision that involved up to a dozen vehicles.The wreck was reported at 9:17 a.m., …

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