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One hundred more correctional officers ‘badly needed’ (1)

January 28, 2015 — 

Lawmakers were told Tuesday the Nevada Department of Corrections badly needs the 100 additional correctional officers the governor has proposed adding to ensure adequate staffing at Nevada’s prisons. Director Greg …

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Weed control focuses on the noxious kind (2)

January 28, 2015 — 

Douglas County residents could find themselves in the weeds with the state if they don’t take care of invasive plants on their property. The Douglas County Weeds Department is wanting …

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RE/MAX donates funds for scoreboard and dining hall (3)

January 28, 2015 — 

RE/MAX Reality Affiliates, a local real estate network, donated $5,750 to the Douglas County Community and Senior Center for one year naming rights of the dining room and eight electronic …

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Shallow water at Lake Tahoe leads to halted cruise operations (4)

January 28, 2015 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Shallow waters at Lake Tahoe have forced Lake Tahoe Cruises to suspend operations on the Tahoe Queen and Tahoe Paradise, leaving the company’s cruise business high …

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

January 28, 2015 — 

The first full day of testimony in the Tatiana Leibel murder case is today. Prosecutor Tom Gregory said his case will take until Tuesday. Next Wednesday, the defense puts on …

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Kristin Neddenriep, Peter Eliasen wed (6)

January 27, 2015 — 

Kristin Neddenriep and Peter Eliasen were married Dec. 14 at Valhalla Tahoe surrounded by family and friends. The bride is the daughter of Carson City residents Chris and Debbie Neddenriep. …

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Wells are quickly running dry in Antelope Valley (7)

January 27, 2015 — 

Several properties in our valley have already lost the use of their wells due to the lack of precipitation this year. Be very careful to not overuse your water supply …

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Gardnerville friends crowned king and queen (8)

January 27, 2015 — 

In addition to sharing every meal together, Marjorie Hartley and Ivan Kezich now also share the title of king and queen. The Emeritus at Gardnerville residents were crowned Friday afternoon …

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Douglas Jobless rate down to 2008 levels (9)

January 27, 2015 — 

Gardnerville, Nev. — It has been more than a half-dozen years since the jobless rate in Douglas County dropped to the vicinity of December’s rate of 7 percent. According to …

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Lawsuit seeks to stop Pine Nut horse roundup (10)

January 26, 2015 — 

Wild horse advocates hope to stop a roundup planned for this week in the Pine Nut Herd Management Area. In a complaint prepared for filing in federal court on Monday, …

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Mono gets new undersheriff (11)

January 26, 2015 — 

Newly elected sheriff Ingrid Braun swore in her new second-in-command, Michael Moriarty, as the new undersheriff. Moriarty was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. He obtained a bachelor of arts degree in …

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Three-car pileup closes highway (12)

January 26, 2015 — 

Northbound traffic was closed to one lane following a three-vehicle car accident on Highway 395 and Johnson Lane. The call came in at 1:37 p.m. Monday. The vehicles sustained major …

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Good luck with new year (13)

January 26, 2015 — 

On Monday, Douglas County’s political line-up for the next few years took oaths, received appointments and steeled themselves for another term. From Minden to the capital, and across the Silver …

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Signs of friendship abound in Ruhenstroth (14)

January 26, 2015 — 

As you drive up Palomino, past Thorobred and on to Rocking Horse, take a gander at my brand new sign. Our friends Rob and Cindy built and painted it with …

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The R-C Morning Report (15)

January 26, 2015 — 

We may find out today whether admitted smash & grab burglar Jacob Donovan, 35, has prior burglary cases. If he does, he faces up to a decade in prison. He …

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Horse activists ejected from BLM meeting (16)

January 24, 2015 — 

Wild horse rights activists said they were ejected from a public meeting held by the Bureau of Land Management and lost their hotel rooms in the process on Thursday night. …

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Russia shows interest in trial (17)

January 24, 2015 — 

A representative of the Russian Federation is expected to observe the opening of the two-week trial of Round Hill resident Tatiana Leibel in the death of her husband. Leibel, 51, …

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Have you got your lights on? (18)

January 23, 2015 — 

Jesus told His followers “You are the light of the world. Let your light (life) so shine before men (and women) that they may see your good works and praise …

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Always leave time to stop and smell the roses (19)

January 23, 2015 — 

Earlier this week, our daughter Marla arrived from Mays Landing, N.J. She and Orllyene are making two quilts, for our twin great-grandsons, who also happen to be Marla’s grandsons. They …

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Scout builds boardwalk on Bently-Kirman trail (20)

January 23, 2015 — 

Symon DeWitt finished his Eagle Scout Project with Troop 411 on Jan. 17 He coordinated the project with the Carson Valley Trails Association to construct an additional 30 feet of …

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