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Gas prices higher than 2016’s

March 23, 2017 — Average retail gasoline prices in Nevada have risen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.65 per gallon earlier this week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,130 gas outlets in Nevada. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.3 cents […]

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A taste of Philly hits the road

March 15, 2017 — Philadelphia Restaurant & Sandwich Company has gone out on the road to extend service beyond its location in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Michael Fayer, who opened a restaurant that specializes in Italian American cooking, sandwiches and catering on May 8, 2013, said delivery service is now […]

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Douglas Realtor’s food drive campaign wins NNDA award

March 9, 2017 — When Douglas County real estate agent Ginger Easley said she wanted to raise $1,000 and food donations for the KTVN Share Your Holiday food drive benefiting the Carson Valley Community Food Closet last November, she hired Carson City-based In Plain Sight Marketing, LLC to help […]

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R-C parent company to print RGJ

March 2, 2017 — Swift Communications — the parent company of The Record-Courier — announced Wednesday that beginning May 2, the Reno Gazette-Journal will be printed by the Carson City-based PressWorks, Ink. PressWorks, Ink — operated by Swift — will add the RGJ's print and packaging services to its […]

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Douglas County merchants have merry Christmas

February 28, 2017 — Douglas County's wholesalers of durable and nondurable goods had a good holiday season during December, helping to contribute to a 3.2 percent increase in taxable sales over December 2015. Figures released on Monday revealed Douglas merchants brought in $69.8 million during the month, bringing the […]

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College hosts sales workshop

February 19, 2017 — Many small farms and businesses lack sales and marketing experience, and implementing these skills can seem overwhelming. Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute will offer the Farm Direct Marketing Sales, Service & Signs Workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 4 at the WNC […]

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Success is a journey: Bringing on a crew mate

February 12, 2017 — We are continuing our "operating a business is a journey" series. At some point after you've started your business voyage, you may find that you are unable to man the ship alone. There will naturally come a time to bring on a crew – that […]

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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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