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Drama class wraps up year with blind dates (1)

April 16, 2015 — 

How would you react if your date stole the saltshaker or had so many phobias they were afraid of themselves?The Douglas High School Drama I and II class gives the …

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May welcomes historic preservation month (2)

April 16, 2015 — 

As promised, last Sunday was a very special day at the Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center. Over eighty guests from the community attended the dedication of a Princess Crown …

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Amelia Bedelia visits for National Library Week (3)

April 16, 2015 — 

Kicking off National Library Week, Douglas County Public Library had a special guest who takes her cleaning seriously. Sprinkling white powder on children sitting in the front row, Amelia Bedelia …

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Exploring God through a multi-faith lens in Minden (4)

April 14, 2015 — 

“Looking for God”—the seven-week long discussion about religion and God lead by experts of various religions/denominations starts May 6 in Minden.Organized by Shelby’s Book Shoppe owner Linda Finch and religious …

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Tickets on sale for Mother Son Dance (5)

April 14, 2015 — 

Tickets are now available for the annual Mother Son Dance.The dance is 6-8 p.m. May 9 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, located at 1329 Waterloo Lane in …

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Holy Smoker jump starts car show season (6)

April 14, 2015 — 

Coming into its fourth year, the Holy Smoker Barbecue and Car Show has developed a following.Hosted by Trinity Lutheran Church, the fundraiser benefits its memorial and veterans garden as well …

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In the spotlight for April 10 (7)

April 10, 2015 — 

Kick-off EventRelay for Life hosts Give Cancer the Boot kick-off event 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Refreshments, raffle and door …

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Vendors wanted for Sagehens’ craft fair, flea market (8)

April 3, 2015 — 

Space is available for The Topaz Sagehens’ craft fair and flea market.The sale is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 2 at the Topaz Ranch Estates community park building on Carter Way.Raffle …

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Third Coast Percussion comes to Minden (9)

April 2, 2015 — 

The fifth and final concert in Carson Valley Art Council’s 2014-15 concert series will feature music from Third Coast Percussion.The concert is 7 p.m. April 17 in the CVIC Hall …

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April 9 lecture series features author and historian Neal Cobb (10)

April 2, 2015 — 

April is here and we’d like you to join us for Family Day tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artist Beverly Caputo will present an exhibition of paintings depicting …

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National Library Week celebrated with two events (11)

April 2, 2015 — 

National Library Week is April 13 through 18, and to celebrate the Douglas County Public Library is starting off the week with two events.The first is a used book swap …

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Autism walk benefits Carson Valley families (12)

April 2, 2015 — 

April is Autism Awareness Month and Families for Effective Autism Treatment, an organization in Carson Valley formed to support and help families with children who have received the diagnosis of …

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Two Gardnerville girls win Miss Douglas County titles (13)

April 1, 2015 — 

The third time was the charm for Macie Tuell who beat out eight other contestants for the title of Miss Douglas County on Saturday night. The Douglas High School senior …

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Wind artists wanted for two-day festival at Dangberg Home Ranch (14)

March 26, 2015 — 

“Something in the Wind” is coming May 16-17 at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Mark your calendar for the free, two all-day festival which will include an Artisan Marketplace, …

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Gardening workshops for children start April 18 (15)

March 26, 2015 — 

Gardening workshops for elementary students will be offered at the Heritage Park Gardens in downtown Gardnerville starting April 18 with “Ready, Set Grow!” Groups will meet the third Saturday of …

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Spring is in the air at East Fork Gallery (16)

March 26, 2015 — 

For this year’s spring reception East Fork Gallery member Elfriede Short brought out painted eggs from her personal collection for sale.The annual reception drew nearly 40 people from as far …

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Second book in Light Key Trilogy available (17)

March 26, 2015 — 

Taking off where “Scintillate” left off, character Cora Sandoval and the remaining Scintilla survivors must solve the mystery of The Light Key. “Deviate,” Gardnerville author Tracy Clark’s second book in …

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Teams wanted for Relay for Life (18)

March 26, 2015 — 

In an effort to revive a sluggish Relay for Life event, organizers have changed things up with a new chairwoman, venue and time.Relay for Life is noon-midnight July 18 at …

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Sixth Cowboy Festival dates announced (19)

March 23, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Nevada’s oldest town announced that the sixth annual Genoa Cowboy Festival will take place from April 30 through May 2Previous Cowboy Festivals have attracted thousands of visitors …

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