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Where’s the beef? Jerky shop closing

January 18, 2017 — Tahoe Tony’s Jammin’ Jerky is closing its doors at the end of the month, but the Minden-based business will continue to do custom orders. “We’ve done custom orders since day one,” said owner Tony Pearl. “We started at the house, we’ll continue at the house.” […]

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Magnify the impact of your gift

December 18, 2016 — With Christmas and the year end approaching, it is an excellent time to look back on the year, count your blessings, and plan final end-of-year gifts. The reasons for giving are varied, but by strategically gifting you can magnify the impact of your gift. Here […]

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New Minden eatery beginning evolution

December 14, 2016 — Sanchez Ranch Meat Co. has added a new eatery into the culinary landscape of Minden. The small restaurant, located at 1734 Hwy. 395 next to Starbucks, boasts an array of different meats and a new menu of old-fashioned milkshakes, gourmet burgers and a French fry […]

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Realtor strives for $2,000 donation

December 2, 2016 — Re/Max Realty Affiliates of Gardnerville Realtor Ginger Easley set out two weeks ago to raise $1,000 for the Carson Valley Community Food Closet. This week, she is hoping to double that number. “We’re really close,” Easley said. “We’ve had big donors and small donors bring […]

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Minden GNCU collecting for holidays

December 1, 2016 — Greater Nevada Credit Union’s Minden branch, located at 1545 Highway 395, is helping make the holidays brighter in Douglas County by collecting items for the Carson Valley Food Closet and Project Santa Claus. From Dec. 1 through 9 the GNCU Minden branch will be accepting […]

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JAG prepares students for life

November 30, 2016 — Often times planning for life after high school can be scary and doesn’t’ always makes sense, but 44 students are more prepared than they ever thought possible through the new Jobs for America’s Graduates program at Douglas High School. The high school held its first […]

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Gardnerville, Minden ready for Small Business Saturday

November 25, 2016 — Small Business Saturday is the Saturday after Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and is a day dedicated to encouraging consumers to support smaller local businesses. In Carson Valley, Main Street Gardnerville will work with both the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Minden to […]

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Heavenly opens for the season

November 24, 2016 — Heavenly Mountain Resort ushered in winter with its opening day Wednesday. Skiers and snowboarders made the first turns of the 2016-17 season on fresh snow at the South Shore resort. Snowmaking efforts during the week leading up to opening day were bolstered by new snow […]

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Power company uses drones to check lines

November 22, 2016 — NV Energy announced today that with several partners, it has completed a drone pilot program to inspect, collect and analyze data on sections of its transmission and distribution lines. All of the flights were successfully conducted under visual line-of-sight conditions. The data collected was then […]

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Nevada jobs and population to grow by half million

November 22, 2016 — Nevada continues to see job and population growth, according to a report out from the state demographer that projects population for the state and its counties. As of July, Nevada has recovered the jobs that were lost between the peak of employment in May 2007 […]

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Credit union named top lender

November 22, 2016 — USDA has named Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) the 2016 National Lender of the Year, after the credit union obligated 17 loans worth over $120 million, all guaranteed by USDA’s Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan Program. The award was announced Oct. 28 during the National […]

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Cassandra Jones honored by Sierra Nevada Republican Women

November 22, 2016 — Sierra Nevada Republican Women honored Cassandra Jones as Entrepreneur of the Year at their Nov. 9 meeting. Member Mary Porter introduced Cassandra noting she is the managing attorney for the law group she founded, Heritage Law Group, P.C. in Minden. She specializes in elder law […]

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Chamber Gala recognizes Valley honorees

November 9, 2016 — Six honorees of the Valley accepted their awards at the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 70th Community Recognition Awards Gala on Saturday at the Carson Valley Inn. “I love this event because we know we live in a special community,” said Chamber of Commerce Executive […]

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Construction of LEED-designed Lodge at Edgewood progresses at Lake Tahoe’s South Shore

October 9, 2016 — The latest milestone in the construction of Edgewood Tahoe’s new lodge includes the extension of the company’s water intake pipe in order to access deeper, colder water for cooling the building. “What we call it is lake-source cooling,” said Bryan Davis, marketing director at Edgewood […]

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Fifth Street Salon provides full service

September 28, 2016 — For Michelle Harmon thirty-two years of providing hair services is a craft and open canvas she is passionate about. She has joined with Fifth Street Salon and couldn’t be happier. “It’s always been something I enjoy,” said Harmon. “I would do my friends’ hair in […]

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New ownership at Minden dentist

September 21, 2016 — Native Nevadan Heather M. Parsons, DMD acquired Valley Pediatric Dentistry in Minden. On Aug. 16, 2016, Parsons took ownership of Valley Pediatric Dentistry and, along with her team, will be providing Northern Nevada youth with pediatric dental care. After graduating from Virginia City High School, […]

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Antique store grand opening

September 21, 2016 — One Minden antique store is gearing up for their grand opening ceremony complete with a barbecue and a chance to check out their entire inventory. Red Barn Antiques is hosting their grand opening on Sept. 23 and 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The […]

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Issues conference tackles economic indicators

September 21, 2016 — The Business Council of Douglas County’s Hallmark event of the year, the annual Critical Issues Conference will convene 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29. Each year the event attracts hundreds of Northern Nevada’s top thought leaders in the worlds of business, politics and media. […]

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Hollander retires after 50 years

September 19, 2016 — After 50 years with Warren Reed Insurance, former president Bruce Hollander retired on Thursday. “Without question, Bruce has served our customers and this agency well for half a century,” agency President Alan Reed said. “He has always placed the wellbeing of others before anything else. […]

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Main Street seeks director

September 14, 2016 — The Main Street Gardnerville Board of Directors is currently seeking candidates to fill a vacancy. Founding Board Member, Margaret Pross, has retired her seat. For this particular vacancy, the candidate must be from outside the Main Street Gardnerville District. The person chosen will fill the […]

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