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What happens when your belief system is shaken? (1)

September 29, 2014 — 

Sometimes life brings us curve balls; losing a job, a serious illness, major financial trouble, the loss of a loved one or a sudden divorce or break-up. Unexpected circumstances that …

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Accident closed Highway 88 on Saturday (2)

September 29, 2014 — 

No one was transported from a two-vehicle accident that closed Highway 88 on Saturday afternoon. The accident occurred at 2:22 p.m. when a 17-year-old girl pulled out from the high …

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Scarselli students walk to promote healthy choices (3)

September 29, 2014 — 

On Oct. 8, Scarselli students will join kids across Western Nevada to fire up their feet and walk to school. When they arrive, they will be greeted with fun incentives …

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Run Ed Run celebrates six years (4)

September 29, 2014 — 

Douglas County Education Foundation and the 11 area schools will take over the Douglas High School track to walk, jog and run for a cause. The sixth Run Ed Run …

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First American Title hosts home buyer workshop (5)

September 29, 2014 — 

First American Title is holding a home buyer workshop 6 p.m. Thursday at the office, 1663 Highway 395, Unit 101 in Minden. Participants will learn about grant assistance that can …

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Carson Valley Democrats open headquarters (6)

September 29, 2014 — 

Douglas County’s Democratic Headquarters in Gardnerville has opened its doors to provide voter services prior to the November General Election. The headquarters are located at 1513 Highway 395 North, Suite …

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The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 29 (7)

September 29, 2014 — 

The 97,000-acre King fire is expected to be contained by Saturday after a damp weekend helped firefighters get a line around nearly 90 percent of it. It didn’t quite grow …

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Carson hospital land on market (8)

September 29, 2014 — 

About 4 acres of land near the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center is now for sale and can be developed for retail and commercial use. The two parcels are 2.43 …

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Hard Rock targets multiple segments of Tahoe market (9)

September 29, 2014 — 

Positioning the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe to capture the various segments of the Stateline hospitality and gaming market requires a careful balancing act for Hard Rock …

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Joyce’s Fine Jewelry picked for October cash mob (10)

September 28, 2014 — 

The next Main Street Gardnerville cash mob is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 4 at Joyce’s Fine Jewelry. The cash mob economic stimulus campaign is aimed at supporting local businesses and …

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Candy Dance continues today (11)

September 28, 2014 — 

Genoa’s annual Candy Dance Crafts Fair continues today in Nevada’s oldest town. Shoppers are already headed into town for the 9 a.m. opening. The weather is cloudy, with the temperature …

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No cause reported for major power outage (12)

September 28, 2014 — 

The cause of a major power outage that darkened Carson Valley early Sunday morning has been traced to the Buckeye Substation, which feeds the Valley, parts of Lake Tahoe and …

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Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel undergoing $3 million second phase renovations (13)

September 27, 2014 — 

A lot has changed at Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel since the property dropped its Embassy Suites title and affiliation to Hilton and began operating as an independent property in April …

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King fire closures put damper on central Sierra hunting season (14)

September 27, 2014 — 

With a line more than three-quarters of the way around the King fire and continued rain and even snow predicted for the weekend, firefighters are making progress on the 97,000-acre …

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Center gets five years of free Wi-Fi (15)

September 26, 2014 — 

Carson Valley residents in search of a connection will find both human and digital sorts at the new Douglas County Community and Senior Center in Gardnerville. Frontier Communications Chairwoman and …

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Sometimes being silent is often the best way to help in a crisis (16)

September 26, 2014 — 

Over the last several weeks, a number of people close to me have experienced tragedies. Not just bad days, but significant, difficult, life-altering events. Having been through tragedies myself, I …

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Candlelight vigil sheds light on domestic violence (17)

September 26, 2014 — 

Family Support Council of Douglas County is holding a candlelight vigil 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center. This event takes place during Domestic Violence Awareness …

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Man arrested at school on drug charge (18)

September 26, 2014 — 

A Scarselli Elementary School custodian was taken into custody after a search warrant was served on his Gardnerville Ranchos home on Sept. 11. Joshua Adkisson, 28, was contacted at the …

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Coleville, Calif., female tackles high school football (19)

September 26, 2014 — 

The Coleville Wolves eight-man team should change its status to eight-person team with the inclusion of the first girl to pull a football jersey over a set of pads for …

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Weather helps slow fires (20)

September 26, 2014 — 

Rain and calmer winds have helped firefighters working both large and small blazes in the Sierra last night. Infrared data has reduced the size of the Cascade fire burning near …

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