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Plants could feel freezing temperatures tonight (1)

April 22, 2014 — 

Below and near freezing temperatures are expected to arrive early Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures in Minden are forecast to drop below freezing at about 2 …

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Tahoe plate grants announced (2)

April 22, 2014 — 

The Division of State Lands has announced the 2014 Lake Tahoe License Plate grant recipients. Grant funds are made available annually for projects that preserve and restore the natural environment …

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Dayton crash victims in critical condition (3)

April 22, 2014 — 

Everyone involved in a Tuesday morning collision between a big rig and a sedan on Highway 50 east of Carson City was hospitalized. The crash occurred at about 11:45 a.m. …

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Power outage hits Holbrook (4)

April 22, 2014 — 

About 500 customers were without power in Holbrook Junction in southern Douglas County on Tuesday morning. NV Energy spokesman Karl Walquist said the outage started at about 8 a.m. and …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 22 (5)

April 22, 2014 — 

It’s still raining in places this morning and there’s snow in the mountains, with a few road controls in the very highest spots. Chains or four-wheel drive and snow tires …

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State approves C.O.D. gaming (6)

April 21, 2014 — 

A nonrestricted gaming license was approved for the C.O.D. Casino in Minden, even as workers complete their task of converting the former C.O.D. Garage. The approval included conditions that the …

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Gardnerville man receives birthday surprise (7)

April 21, 2014 — 

“I feel I earned some of them,” Jerry Elzinga said as he was surprised with a shadow box filled with the medals and ribbons he earned during his 18 years …

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Sheep graze 10 years after Waterfall fire (8)

April 21, 2014 — 

The bleating of sheep while they’re feeding on cheatgrass in western Carson City should be a comforting sound for those who remember the roar of the 2004 Waterfall fire. The …

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Gardnerville children learn about farming (9)

April 21, 2014 — 

From composting and organic farming to raising animals for slaughter, Meneley Elementary students and other children learned about the source of their food and fiber during the annual Capital City …

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The R-C Morning Report for April 21 (10)

April 21, 2014 — 

Lake Tahoe resident Tatiana Leibel is back in district court this morning for the continuation of her arraignment in the Feb. 23 shooting death of her husband. Last week Judge …

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3.1 earthquake in Hawthorne (11)

April 20, 2014 — 

No damage was reported from a 3.1 magnitude earthquake that occurred 10 miles east of Hawthorne along Highway 95 at 8:35 a.m. Easter Sunday. The earthquake is located where the …

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Pre-K classes kick off Easter (12)

April 20, 2014 — 

For Trinity Lutheran Child Care pre-kindergarten students, Friday’s Easter egg hunt was the “last hurrah of parties” for the school year, Jacque Bertucci, pre-kindergarten teacher said. “We have about 102 …

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Jesus’ promise of resurrection is alive today (13)

April 20, 2014 — 

Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the resurrection is the key doctrine of the Christian faith. Think about it, no other faith has at its …

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Trio comedy skit wins talent show (14)

April 20, 2014 — 

Tim Hanifan, Justine Dale and Trent Digiovanni walked away with first place in the annual Douglas High School talent show Thursday. The trio performed a “Saturday Night Live” comedy skit …

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Valley residents support local businesses at expo (15)

April 20, 2014 — 

More than 1,000 Carson Valley residents packed the Douglas County Fairgrounds pavilion Thursday to attend the 14th Annual Carson Valley Chamber Business Showcase. Seventy-one booths for retail and community services …

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Three egg hunts scheduled for today (16)

April 20, 2014 — 

The Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club’s annual Easter egg hunt is 1 p.m. today. The hunt will take place at Lampe Park near the pavilion. There will be three age …

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Service Tuesday for Park family member (17)

April 19, 2014 — 

A memorial service is 11 a.m. Tuesday in Reno for Michael Brooks Seeliger, 46, who was killed in a flying accident on April 13. Seeliger is a sixth-generation Nevadan and …

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‘Decent finish’ helps South Shore ski resorts (18)

April 19, 2014 — 

The South Shore’s 2013-14 ski season is officially coming to end, with two local ski resorts shutting down winter operations Sunday and a third closing April 27. A lack of …

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Groups working to clarify stormwater (19)

April 19, 2014 — 

The League to Save Lake Tahoe focused on ways to reduce the amount of stormwater pollution entering the lake. There’s a lot that government agencies in the basin are doing …

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Undergraduates showcase research at symposium (20)

April 19, 2014 — 

Undergraduate students from the University of Nevada, Reno, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Sierra Nevada College will showcase their research at the Nevada Undergraduate Research Symposium held in …

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