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Bear euthanized on Kingsbury second in week (1)

August 28, 2015 — 

For the second time this week the Nevada Department of Wildlife has had to euthanize a black bear as a threat to public safety. A yearling female bear, about 18 …

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Thursday marked 35 years since Harvey’s blast (2)

August 28, 2015 — 

Editor’s Note: The Tahoe Daily Tribune’s William Ferchland wrote this story in 2005 to mark 25 years since the Harvey’s bombing. It has been updated.Thursday marked 35 years since the …

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Animal Shelter announces new hours (3)

August 28, 2015 — 

Beginning Tuesday the Douglas County Animal Shelter will adjust its office hours of operation.The new operating hours are as follows:The Shelter will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday …

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9th annual “Walk in Memory – Walk for Hope” encourages suicide awareness (4)

August 28, 2015 — 

A bird holding a French fry in its beak will emblazon the T-shirts of “Team Timmy” as a way of honoring a friend who lived life like “a bird who …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 28 (5)

August 28, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Tonight is the last Concert in the Park for the season. The chairs will be there most of the day, but the music starts around 6 p.m. …

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Wildlife officials kill ‘aggressive’ 450-pound bear (6)

August 28, 2015 — 

The Nevada Department of Wildlife killed a black bear on Tuesday after it was deemed a public safety threat for displaying overly bold behavior in Incline Village.NDOW spokesman Chris Healy …

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Solar field proponents sue county (7)

August 27, 2015 — 

Minden, Nev. — Douglas County’s denial of a solar power generation facility on Park Cattle land north of Muller Lane has been challenged in district court.Greenstone Renewables is seeking judicial …

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Judge blocks ‘Waters of U.S.’ rule (8)

August 27, 2015 — 

An early court ruling has dealt a blow to the expansion of environmental rules to affect any body of water deemed a tributary to one regulated by the federal government.The …

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Sage grouse conservation receives $211 million (9)

August 27, 2015 — 

Greater sage grouse conservation on private lands will receive another $211 million through the Sage Grouse Initiative over the next three years.The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service …

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Center for Hope and Healing hosts first grief camp July 11 (10)

August 27, 2015 — 

The Douglas Center for Hope and Healing’s first annual grief camp for children and teens ages 7-17. Camp Hope was held at Round Hill Pines at Lake Tahoe. Sixteen attended …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 27 (11)

August 27, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — We’re expecting an announcement on the greater sage grouse today, but a report from last week shows the Western bird’s population is rebounding. That reflects data first …

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Spencer Flanders named Youth Advocate of the Year (12)

August 26, 2015 — 

Spencer Flanders, 15, has been named the West Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against tobacco. Spencer was …

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Flu vaccination clinics in October (13)

August 26, 2015 — 

Community flu vaccination clinics will be set up across Douglas County during the month of October.Because there is no longer a sponsor, the clinics will be billing insurance, or charging …

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Foundation golf tournament Sept. 18 (14)

August 26, 2015 — 

The Carson Valley Medical Center Hospital Foundation presents the Fall Classic Golf Tournament at Genoa Lakes Golf Club on Sept. 18. In addition to golf, breakfast, barbecue, a craft beer …

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Supreme Court revives Jobs Peak Ranch case (15)

August 26, 2015 — 

A lawsuit challenging Douglas County’s ownership of the Jobs Peak Ranch water system has been remanded back to district court The lawsuit was filed in district court in 2009 after …

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Carson Valley Toastmasters receive honor for reaching goals (16)

August 26, 2015 — 

Carson Valley Toastmasters Club has earned Select Distinguished by completing 7 of 10 annual goals set by Toastmasters International, a nonprofit organization, focusing in communication and leadership skills.The Distinguished Club …

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Auto business of 40 years changes hands (17)

August 26, 2015 — 

The rubber began to wear thin on John Cristl’s career as a mechanic at his shop All American Tire. Just two months shy of his 76th birthday, the company he …

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Lake Tahoe sewer district begins push for gravel plan (18)

August 26, 2015 — 

A proposal to sell gravel to help defray the cost of building a new sewer pond for a Lake Tahoe sewer district may require a rehearing by the Douglas County …

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The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 26 (19)

August 26, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — I’ve heard the theme for this year’s Douglas County Homecoming is “Straight Outta Douglas.” Not sure how that’s going to play out, but I’d be happy to …

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Refinishing will close gym, dining room (20)

August 26, 2015 — 

A planned refinishing of the wooden floors will result in parts of the Carson Valley Community & Senior Center being closed starting Sept. 5.According to the county, the fitness area …

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