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Kiwanis hosts Eagles tribute concert (1)

January 28, 2015 — 

Welcome All Veterans Everywhere and the Douglas County Community and Senior Center will be the beneficiaries of an upcoming concert featuring Woodie and the Longboards on Feb. 21. For the …

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Cub Scout Pack 8583 hosts Pinewood Derby (2)

January 27, 2015 — 

Gardnerville Cub Scout Pack 8583 competed in their 2015 Pinewood Derby. Bear Scout Kayne Smallwood took first place, Webelos Scout Calvin Celio took second place and Wolf Scout Chris Johnstone …

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Tickets on sale for Sertoma crab and tri-tip fundraiser (3)

January 27, 2015 — 

Carson Valley Sertoma Club is holding its sixth annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab and Tri-tip Dinner on Feb. 21. Dinner is 5-7 p.m. at St. Gall’s Pastoral Community Center in Gardnerville. “This …

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Wildlife photography exhibit at Copeland Gallery (4)

January 27, 2015 — 

Wildlife photographer John Humphrey is the featured artist at the Copeland Gallery. Humphrey’s photography can be viewed Monday through March 30 with an artist’s reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 6. Refreshments …

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Little Miss Douglas County adds a mister (5)

January 27, 2015 — 

The ninth annual Little Miss Douglas County Pageant is Feb. 28. There will be a pageant meeting 10 a.m. Feb. 7 for parents and contestants. “This meeting will give you …

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Tigers compete in ‘The Homecoming Games’ (6)

January 27, 2015 — 

The winter homecoming court nominees are hoping to have the odds ever in their favor Friday night. The Tigers take on the Wooster Colts at home Friday. “It’s really cool …

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Eagles & Ag offers soaring experience (7)

January 21, 2015 — 

According to expert birder Jim Woods, Carson Valley is home to 89 different species of birds in the winter. Chances are quite a few of those species will be seen …

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Beginning oil, watercolor classes start in February (8)

January 20, 2015 — 

Teri Sweeney Art will introduce two new beginning painting classes in Gardnerville starting the first week of February. The beginning watercolor class will be 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays started Feb. 3. …

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Animal shelter hosts tailgate, adoption event (9)

January 20, 2015 — 

Douglas Animal Welfare Group is hosting its annual pre-game Super Bowl tailgate party and adoption event. The party is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 31 at the shelter in Gardnerville. “We …

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Spaghetti feed benefits Methodist church (10)

January 20, 2015 — 

Carson Valley United Methodist Church served up 24 pounds of spaghetti Saturday night featuring Al Baumruck’s “famous” sauce. “I don’t know what he puts in it, but it tastes really …

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Young Chautauqua meeting Feb. 3 (11)

January 20, 2015 — 

The Douglas County Historical Society is preparing to launch its 2015 Young Chautauquans Program. Designed for third-to-eighth-grade-students, the program offers children a chance to step into the shoes of an …

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Knights bingo for Suicide Prevention Network (12)

January 20, 2015 — 

The Gardnerville Knights of Columbus Bingo on Friday is dedicated to the Suicide Prevention Network. The Suicide Prevention Network is a nonprofit organization with the mission of providing prevention, intervention, …

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Douglas High School one-acts vie for Thespian festival spot (13)

January 15, 2015 — 

Douglas High School Drama Club presents their fourth annual One-Act Play Festival, in its first weekend 7 p.m. today and Saturday. The one-act plays are directed by students Cooper Whittemore …

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Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center turns 100 (14)

January 15, 2015 — 

It’s another mild, dry January with no precipitation. That’s the bad news. The good news is that rehearsals for this year’s Melodrama have begun. More fun to follow. Did you …

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Eagles & Ag weekend takes flight Feb. 19 (15)

January 15, 2015 — 

To spotlight the many contributions the agricultural community makes to Carson Valley, an Eagles & Agriculture event was created 13 years ago that draws hundreds of visitors every year. Reservations …

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Crab feed hauls in packed house (16)

January 13, 2015 — 

The Tahoe-Douglas Elks dished out 440 pounds of dungeness crab and 90 pounds of prawn shrimp Saturday to a full house. The annual crab feed filled the stomachs of more …

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County 4-H offers public speaking class (17)

January 13, 2015 — 

Douglas County 4-H is offering a public speaking class Jan. 26-March 30. The project meets 4-5 p.m. Mondays (holidays and breaks excluded) at the Douglas County 4-H Office, located at …

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Arts & Entertainment for Jan. 9 (18)

January 9, 2015 — 

For Arts & Entertainment: Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Sarah Hauck at shauck@recordcourier.com, at 782-5121, ext. 27 or …

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Lavay Smith and the Red Hot Skillet Lickers perform Jan. 16 (19)

January 8, 2015 — 

The third concert in Carson Valley Art Council’s 2014-15 series will feature music from Bay Area singer Lavay Smith, and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers. The concert is 7 p.m. …

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Gingerbread house, tree winners announced (20)

January 8, 2015 — 

The holidays are over and the decorations and tinsel have been put away. But, we’re not done yet. We have winners to tell you about. In the gingerbread house contest …

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