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Training focuses on mental health first aid (1)

April 17, 2014 — 

You’re walking down the street, and you come across a person who is visibly in distress. He or she may be talking loudly to no one, or gesticulating wildly. What …

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South Lake denial drives 4:20 concert to Reno (2)

April 17, 2014 — 

A South Lake Tahoe medical marijuana dispensary’s planned 420 celebration featuring musician Julian Marley this Easter Sunday went up in smoke after a permit dispute with the city on Tuesday. …

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Blood moon over Tahoe (3)

April 17, 2014 — 

Scott Budnik of Meyers took these photos of the Tuesday morning’s “blood moon.” Even though the moon is in the Earth’s shadow, it appeared red or orange. That’s from light …

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Chimney Beach among Forest Service areas opening soon (4)

April 17, 2014 — 

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is opening some recreation facilities early this season. Inspiration Point, Logan Shoals, Chimney Beach and Secret Harbor open April 21, while …

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Scientists seek funding to continue runoff studies (5)

April 17, 2014 — 

In an ongoing effort to protect Lake Tahoe, scientists are developing an alternative way to trap stormwater runoff — although more funding is needed to complete the project. Using lidar …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 17 (6)

April 17, 2014 — 

The Business Showcase will be at the Douglas County Fairgrounds starting 3 p.m. today. Best food and swag is usually distributed early. I will be at The R-C booth 6-7 …

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Lake Tahoe shooting suspect back in custody (7)

April 16, 2014 — 

A Round Hill woman accused of murdering her husband was back in jail Monday after a District Court judge reinstated her $1 million bail. Tatiana Leibel, out on $75,000 cash …

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Woman denies murder (8)

April 16, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville woman, accused of shooting her roommate to death in December, pleaded not guilty Monday to open murder with use of a firearm. District Judge Michael Gibbons set a …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 16 (9)

April 16, 2014 — 

Douglas County Public Library Director Linda Deacy said she plans to retire toward the end of this year. Linda has been the county’s head librarian for almost 16 years. She …

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Ranchos barely makes list for top home ownership (10)

April 15, 2014 — 

An organization that claimed the Gardnerville Ranchos was the best place for young families to live has a new top 20 list, which puts the Carson Valley bedroom community at …

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Ranchos bear runs for hills (11)

April 15, 2014 — 

A bear prowling around the Gardnerville Ranchos on Monday morning managed to make his escape before wildlife officers arrived. The bear was reported on Sunday night on Kimmerling and on …

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Gardnerville: Hellwinkel barn off limits (12)

April 15, 2014 — 

An incursion by children into the Hellwinkel barn near Martin Slough Nature Trail has prompted the Town of Gardnerville to ask residents to steer clear of the property’s outbuildings. The …

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Carson Valley 20-30 club hosts egg hunt (13)

April 15, 2014 — 

The Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club’s annual Easter egg hunt is 1 p.m. Sunday. The hunt will take place at Lampe Park near the pavilion. There will be three age …

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Visualizing a goal makes it easier to achieve (14)

April 15, 2014 — 

We all set goals. From the time we start kindergarten we set goals on a regular basis. We have educational goals, financial goals, physical goals, career goals etc. Goals are …

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Starting tomatoes from seed (15)

April 15, 2014 — 

Tomatoes are everyone’s favorite veggie. Starting plants from seeds allows a great selection of hundreds of varieties of tomatoes. Heirloom varieties are older and often have better flavor and quite …

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How can wine walks help your business? (16)

April 15, 2014 — 

We’re about a month away from the start of our sixth Thirsty Third Thursdays wine walk season. These wine walks are scheduled from May-September with each month’s event taking place …

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WISE luncheon focuses on workplace violence (17)

April 15, 2014 — 

Women Inspiring Service and Education will be holding their monthly meeting and luncheon on April 24 at Carson Valley Inn. The monthly meeting is an opportunity for members and guests …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 15 (18)

April 15, 2014 — 

It doesn’t sound as though a two-vehicle collision at Highway 88 and Centerville on Monday just before 5 p.m. resulted in major injuries. I’ll make sure today. Around the same …

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Clock is ticking for Tahoe’s Boulder Bay project (19)

April 14, 2014 — 

CRYSTAL BAY, Nev. — Faced with an April 27 deadline to begin construction, the company planning redevelopment of the aging Tahoe Biltmore seeks permission to start work on facilities to …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 14 (20)

April 14, 2014 — 

Two women accused of shooting men are scheduled to appear in Douglas County District Court this morning. Nicole Followill faces a murder charge in the death of her Toler Lane …

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