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Cell phone peeper heads to district court (1)

July 31, 2014 — 

A man accused of leaving his phone on to try and capture naked pictures of girls in their bathroom waived his preliminary hearing in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday. …

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Gardnerville motorcyclist killed in Kingsbury acident (2)

July 31, 2014 — 

A Gardnerville Ranchos resident was killed Wednesday night when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Kingsbury Grade. Daniel Holland, 45, was killed in the accident while riding down the …

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Gardnerville massage clinic caters to equines (3)

July 31, 2014 — 

Aches and pains in animals and humans alike can be alleviated through massage, said therapist and Rolf Practitioner Kim McIntire. “I love seeing the smiles on people’s faces when their …

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Work on Washoe Tribe turn starts Sunday (4)

July 31, 2014 — 

The Nevada Department of Transportation will begin a project to construct turn pockets for enhanced safety and mobility on Highway 395 south of Gardnerville on Sunday. The approximately $800,000 project …

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The founding of Alpine County (5)

July 31, 2014 — 

Just 15 years after the first 49ers responded to John A. Sutter’s fabled discovery in the Sierra Nevada, men who yearned to find new bonanzas looked to the south. There, …

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Bears search the Valley for fruit (6)

July 31, 2014 — 

Fruit trees throughout western Nevada blossom in the spring and will produce ripened fruit in mid-summer. As the fruit develops, the black bears in western Nevada are sure to take …

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Grocery Outlet fills void in Gardnerville (7)

July 31, 2014 — 

The parking lot of the Carson Valley Fair Shopping Center in Gardnerville filled up quickly Thursday with the opening of Grocery Outlet. Spaces will become even more scarce when Bealls …

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Going for a spin at the NV 150 fair (8)

July 31, 2014 — 

Carson City officials are reminding fair goers that parking for the NV 150 fair is taking place at Casino Fandango. Carson City Transportation Manager Patrick Pittenger said signage will be …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 31 (9)

July 31, 2014 — 

It’s not August, yet, and according to the forecast, not particularly hot either, but Hot August Nights will be stopping for lunch in Minden today. So, not really night either. …

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Taxable sales up in May (10)

July 30, 2014 — 

Merchants in Douglas County posted a 1.9 percent increase in taxable sales in May compared to the same month in 2013. The $47.4 million posted for the month brought Douglas …

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NV150 Fair opens today (11)

July 30, 2014 — 

Fuji Park was bustling with activity Tuesday as vendors and organizers set up for the NV150 Fair, which opens today and runs through Sunday. “Everybody’s really excited,” said fair manager …

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Hot Springs Mountain not in FEMA floodplain (12)

July 30, 2014 — 

A 100-year flood originating from Hot Springs Mountain was a left cross that hadn’t been anticipated by either residents or the county. A sudden deluge on July 20 dropped 1.21 …

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Cause of Deerfield Lodge fire undetermined, sprinkler system was off (13)

July 30, 2014 — 

The sprinkler system in a South Lake Tahoe hotel was turned off when a fire forced two people to jump to safety on July 23. “The fire sprinkler system which …

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The R-C Morning Report for July 30 (14)

July 30, 2014 — 

The flash flood watch for central Nevada moved west a bit to a line from Bridgeport to Yerington to Fallon. The watch goes into effect at noon, according to the …

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Splash Dogs leap into Gardnerville (15)

July 29, 2014 — 

Like children waiting at the gates of a theme park, dozens of dogs barked and whined with anticipation to leap into the water after their toys at the Splash Dog …

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Prospectors rescued from Mono canyon (16)

July 29, 2014 — 

Two prospectors, who became stranded on a rainy slope in Lundy Canyon northwest of Mono Lake, were rescued Monday. According to the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call …

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‘Always Lost’ memorial comes to Minden Inn (17)

July 29, 2014 — 

Douglas County is hosting the Western Nevada College “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” arts and humanities exhibition as part of a special Nevada Sesquicentennial tour sponsored by the Nevada …

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MontBleu hosts microbrew festival (18)

July 29, 2014 — 

Beer lovers don’t have to wait until fall to celebrate the region’s finest microbrews. MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa will roll out barrels from dozens of area brewmasters Aug. 9 …

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Spooner Lake hosts historical tour (19)

July 29, 2014 — 

Former backcountry ranger Cheryl Surface will lead a tour of the Spooner Lake backcountry on Aug. 8. Surface will tell stories about Red House, Hobart Reservoir, Marlette Lake, the Flume …

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Students Taking On Prevention go to Washington (20)

July 29, 2014 — 

The Partnership of Community Resources’ Students Taking On Prevention chose five young adults to serve as representatives at the Legacy’s Youth Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. The leadership institute is …

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