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Kingsbury Grade to close on Tuesday (1)

August 27, 2014 — 

Kingsbury Grade will close at the summit for 25 days on Tuesday as the Nevada Department of Transportation continues its reconstruction of the main route between Carson Valley and Lake …

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‘Always Lost’ memorial exhibit at Minden Inn (2)

August 27, 2014 — 

A Douglas County landmark is displaying Western Nevada College’s contribution to the scars of war, “Always Lost: A Meditation on War.” The nationally touring humanities exhibit, which personalizes the wars …

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Minden approves Gateway improvements (3)

August 27, 2014 — 

Work could begin as early as next month on a $420,000 project to improve Minden Gateway Center. Members of the Minden Town Board accepted the low bid by V&C Construction. …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 27 (4)

August 27, 2014 — 

A tent should be out in front of the Gardnerville Walmart already this morning and Thursday welcoming Burners to Nevada with swag. The Nevada Commission on Tourism is setting up …

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Public Works Board warned there’s no cash for projects (5)

August 27, 2014 — 

For the third straight budget cycle, the Nevada Public Works Board has been told there’s no money for anything except critical maintenance projects. Manager Gus Nuñez told the board Tuesday …

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Heavenly project comment period open (6)

August 27, 2014 — 

The public comment period is now open on a draft environmental impact report for Heavenly Mountain Resort’s Epic Discovery Project, which aims to expand and diversify year-round recreational activities at …

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Cowboy poet to perform at state museum (7)

August 26, 2014 — 

“Tuned up and twisted” is how Tony Argento describes his Western style poetry coming to the Nevada State Museum. Argento presents “Cowboy Poetry: “The Pride ‘N’ Spirit O’ Nevada” 6:30-7:30 …

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Relay For Life raises more than $19,000 (8)

August 26, 2014 — 

Even a 102-degree fever didn’t stop Lindsey Esser from speaking at Saturday’s Relay For Life in Lampe Park. The Minden resident was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma for the third time …

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Arrowhead Dental Center announces new owner (9)

August 26, 2014 — 

Arrowhead Dental Center, a long-time established dental practice of Carson Valley, has a new owner, Dr. Carter Christensen, DMD. To mark the occasion, Christensen and his staff are holding an …

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Dogs vital in bear management (10)

August 26, 2014 — 

Karelian dogs vital in bear management …

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Judge seeks help from state in restitution case (11)

August 26, 2014 — 

Two cases on Monday prompted District Judge Michael Gibbons to admonish the Nevada Parole Board for failing to deal with fines and restitution when they release inmates who owe money. …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 26 (12)

August 26, 2014 — 

The California Highway Patrol is responding to a 6:51 a.m. report of a white vehicle off the side of Highway 89 from the Bayview Trailhead. At 7:01 a.m., a unit …

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Flash flood warning issued for Lake Tahoe (13)

August 25, 2014 — 

More than an inch of rain fell Monday at the top of the drainage, which leads to the Upper Truckee, according to remote weather sensors. The snow telemetry at Hagan’s …

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Incline resident’s body found by paddleboarders (14)

August 25, 2014 — 

Body identified as Incline resident Carl Strickland …

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Two hurt in Mono County accidents (15)

August 25, 2014 — 

Two people were injured on Sunday in Mono County accidents investigated by the California Highway Patrol. A Bridgeport man received serious injuries when the Polaris all-terrain vehicle he was riding …

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Investigators seek information on three Sunday fires (16)

August 25, 2014 — 

Douglas County authorities are looking for information on three suspicious fires that were set in the Gardnerville Ranchos early Sunday morning. At 1:39 a.m., sheriff’s deputies and the East Fork …

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Amazon’s departure from Fernley surprising (17)

August 25, 2014 — 

Amazon’s decision to move its fulfillment center from Fernley to Reno came as a surprise to Fernley City Manager Chris Good and the owner of the building at 1600 E. …

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The R-C Morming Report for Aug. 25 (18)

August 25, 2014 — 

Today’s the first day of college at Western Nevada. There’s still time to enroll at www.wnc.edu or go to the college. Late enrollment online lasts through Friday. Joseph Bonilla, 36, …

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6-plus earthquake felt at Nevada border (19)

August 24, 2014 — 

The chance of a strong aftershock over the next week from a 6-magnitude earthquake that struck Marin County 3:20 a.m. is 45 percent according the U.S. Geological Survey. This morning’s …

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World War II veterans take Honor Flight (20)

August 24, 2014 — 

After giving three years of their life to their country, their country is repaying the debt more than 60 years later. World War II veterans John Gerard, 89, and Paul …

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