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Heavenly, Northstar open for season (1)

November 22, 2014 — 

Heavenly Mountain Resort officially opened for the new ski season Friday, ushering in hundreds of skiers and snowboarders eager to hit the slopes and take some turns. After a quick …

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Hard Rock Casino pin to benefit League (2)

November 21, 2014 — 

South Tahoe’s newest resort casino is teaming with Tahoe’s oldest and largest environmental organization to help Keep Tahoe Blue. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe is producing a …

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University installing more sensors to track earthquake swarm (3)

November 21, 2014 — 

Despite its location away from major population centers, a swarm of earthquakes in the far northwest corner of Nevada is attracting attention as it continues to rumble residents this week …

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Students honor longtime substitute teacher (4)

November 21, 2014 — 

With tears in his eyes, Emilio Gonzales, 83, gave a thumbs up to hundreds of Douglas High School students and staff Thursday as they honored him with a surprise party. …

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Douglas lawmakers preview session (5)

November 21, 2014 — 

What a difference a day made, especially when it was Election Day. Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, said that before the election when he was talking to officials in the counties …

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Distillery update: No fast track for good whiskey (6)

November 21, 2014 — 

All the news about Bently Heritage’s plans for a distillery occasionally has people asking if they’re making whiskey yet. With the work of clearing the old Minden Mill just beginning, …

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Memorial service in December for Carson Valley leader, farmer (7)

November 21, 2014 — 

A memorial service is Dec. 13 for former Douglas County commission chairman and school board president Herb Witt, who died Nov. 15 at his home. He was 89, according to …

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Block D purchase dinners for community families (8)

November 21, 2014 — 

For twelve years Block D students from Douglas High School have been providing $5,000 worth of Thanksgiving dinner staples to families in Douglas County. Each year members of the club …

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Tempers flare at Stateline Post Office meeting (9)

November 21, 2014 — 

A man standing in the crowd of a hostile U.S. Postal Service meeting in Stateline on Wednesday perhaps described the scene best when referring to it as “chaos.” Tempers flared …

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Jobless rate down in Douglas (10)

November 21, 2014 — 

Douglas County’s jobless rate continued to fall, as much due to the labor pool getting smaller as to expansion of the job market. According to state figures released this morning, …

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The R-C Morning Report for Nov. 21 (11)

November 21, 2014 — 

It sounds like the trustee is working on Sharkey’s. We’ve heard that they’re painting inside and there are reports that the slot machines have been removed for renovation. That’s good …

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Molestation case hearing waived in Gardnerville case (12)

November 20, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville resident waived his preliminary hearing on charges he molested an 11-year-old child and will appear in Douglas County District Court on Dec. 9. Miguel Briones Gutierrez, 34, appeared …

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Holiday lights go up in Gardnerville (13)

November 20, 2014 — 

Gardnerville workers started hanging holiday lights along Highway 395 on Thursday. It’s only two weeks before Gardnerville hosts its annual holiday kick-off with fireworks on Dec. 4 in Heritage Park. …

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State: Kingsbury work ‘substantially’ done (14)

November 20, 2014 — 

Kingsbury residents and Carson Valley tourism businesses have something else to be thankful for this holiday season. Originally scheduled to continue through next summer, the Nevada Department of Transportation announced …

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The R-C Morning Report for Nov. 20 (15)

November 20, 2014 — 

It appears from the NV Energy web site that they’re done working on the power around the Gardnerville-Minden line. The planned outage was to move a power line in downtown …

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High Sierra hosts free Thanksgiving dinner (16)

November 19, 2014 — 

High Sierra Fellowship is hosting its third annual Thanksgiving outreach on Saturday. Dinner is served noon-2 p.m. at the church located at 1701 Lucerne St. in Minden. “HSF does this …

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The R-C Morning Report for Nov. 19 (17)

November 19, 2014 — 

Douglas High School students are participating in a time honored tradition today, career and college day. There will be all sorts of outfits in the school gym seeking young people, …

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Power outage to affect central Minden-Gardnerville (18)

November 18, 2014 — 

NV Energy customers in Minden and Gardnerville have been notified that an outage is planned for 11 p.m. Wednesday. A power line in the neighborhood needs to be de-energized, so …

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Angel Trees are up around Carson Valley (19)

November 18, 2014 — 

Project Santa Claus, a volunteer organization operating as a part of the Carson Valley Kiwanis Foundation is in its 25th year of lending a hand to Douglas County children in …

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Flood awareness draws trickle of residents (20)

November 18, 2014 — 

The little green Monopoly houses withstood the first flush of water, but a little more, and they started to swirl around in the big plastic flood zone model that was …

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