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Vip Rubber and Plastic in Minden focuses on plastic extrusion products

August 3, 2017 — After 55 years of manufacturing in Southern California, Vip Rubber and Plastic in late 2015 purchased 53,000-square-feet of manufacturing space on Heybourne Road in Minden to expand its plastics extrusion operations. The family-owned and operated business started by Howard Vipperman, Sr. in 1961 began production […]

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Industrial real estate in high demand in Douglas County

July 29, 2017 — Like much of Northern Nevada's industrial property market, Douglas County is faced with high demand and limited inventory. Dick Silvera, longtime Realtor and owner of Silvera Commercial Real Estate in Gardnerville, says that he could sell or lease thousands of square feet of industrial buildings […]

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Home values continue to climb

July 7, 2017 — The average home sold during the second quarter of 2017 was bigger and more expensive according to figures released by the Douglas County Assessor's Office Average sales prices for homes in Carson Valley jumped nearly 7 percent compared to the year's first quarter to $393,643. […]

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‘Chim-chim-chimney’ sweeps Gardnerville for 30 years

July 4, 2017 — "Though I spends me time in the ashes and smoke, in this 'ole wide world there's no 'appier bloke" is harmonized in the 1964 Mary Poppins film. Owners of A.J. Stoves in Gardnerville, Alan and Jana McKerrihan couldn't agree more as they prepare to celebrate […]

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John Rand purchases tax, accounting side of Neddenriep & Associates

July 4, 2017 — On June 1, John Rand of Rand Accounting, LLC, purchased the tax and accounting side of Neddenriep & Associates, LLC. The financial planning portion of the company, Neddenriep Financial, will continue under the ownership of Mark Neddenriep, who will solely serve as a financial adviser. […]

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Douglas merchants have good April

June 29, 2017 — The Stateline gaming win bloomed in May, increasing 30 percent over the same month in 2016. That was the largest percentage increase in the state for the month, according to figures released by the Nevada Department of Taxation on Thursday. The casinos, which are the […]

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Visitors Authority promoting Valley Legends

June 22, 2017 — A new public relations campaign featuring Carson Valley is working to attract a younger audience while telling a compelling story. The Carson Valley Visitors Authority received three grants amounting to $25,000 to develop the Legends of the Valley public relations campaign. The grants were approved […]

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Salon celebrates 30 years of service

June 18, 2017 — A La Carte Salon celebrated 30 years of business in Gardnerville last week during the Thirsty Third Wine Walk. "It's such a great milestone for a business in Gardnerville," said salon owner Suzanne Carreau. "And what a great time to celebrate — it's June and […]

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State Farm branch opens in Gardnerville

June 18, 2017 — A Gardnerville State Farm branch hosted its grand opening last week during the Thirsty Third Thursday Wine Walk. Owner Alex Urbine said he was excited to get to know the community. "It was very successful," he said. "People came in in waves and we got […]

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New coffee shop opens in Stateline

June 15, 2017 — A coffee shop and roasting company opened on Kingsbury Grade this May, and it's quickly becoming a favorite hangout for Tahoe's Nevada residents. "We want it to be a place that locals can come and spend time in a relaxing environment while enjoying quality coffee," […]

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Sustainability in the classroom

June 12, 2017 — Northern Nevada students are finding new ways to increase sustainability and energy efficiency through a program called Project ReCharge. Project ReCharge is hands-on project-based curriculum where students create proposals focused on saving energy and money within their own schools. Middle school and high school students […]

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Yoga studio opens in Genoa

June 10, 2017 — Nevada's oldest town is getting a new business. Genoa Healing Arts is opening its doors at 2292 Main St., across from Mormon Station State Historic Park. Cindy Webb and Molly Dahl will be offering classes and workshops for gentle yoga, meditation, restorative yoga and more. […]

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Judge recuses himself from Settelmeyer case

June 9, 2017 — The judge set to preside over the arraignment and sentencing of Sherese C. Settelmeyer, wife of Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, recused himself from the case Tuesday morning in Douglas County District Court. "The truth is I actually have a bias in favor of Mrs. Settelmeyer," […]

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Legal troubles close Minden scooter manufacturer

June 5, 2017 — Legal troubles added up to the closure of Minden scooter manufacturer GoPed last week, according to a statement issued by the company's attorney. Genoa attorney William D. McCann said Monday he filed an amended complaint on behalf of GoPed founder and inventor Steven J. Patmont […]

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Tahoe Chamber CEO resigns after three months

May 21, 2017 — After just three months on the job, Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce's CEO Craig Schmidt has resigned. "We accepted Craig's resignation May 16," said Chamber Board Chairman Jason Drew on Friday. "It was an amicable parting and we wish Craig every success in […]

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Louie’s Mandarin celebrates new beginning

May 9, 2017 — When customers walk into Louie's Mandarin Gourmet in Minden, general manager Peter Li says quality food and authentic Chinese cuisine are always the primary goals. A little bit of perseverance has also gone a long way, too, when you consider the Asian food restaurant is […]

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RE/MAX Realty named outstanding brokerage

May 2, 2017 — RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, with offices in Reno, Carson City and Gardnerville, has been named the "Outstanding Brokerage of the Year" for the RE/MAX Southwest Region, which includes Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona. "RE/MAX Realty Affiliates had a banner year, taking first place for the Southwest […]

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Sale of Chateau at the Village closes

April 28, 2017 — The sale of part of The Chateau at the Village in South Lake Tahoe closed last week, nearly seven months after it was first announced. Owens Realty Mortgage announced it had closed the sale of the property to Tahoe Chateau Land Holding LLC for $42.5 […]

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Valley man receives state tourism award

April 28, 2017 — Carson Valley Inn Director of Sales Bill Henderson was recognized by the state on Thursday with one of six VolunTourism awards. The Nevada Division of Tourism honored members of the state's rural tourism industry at the VolunTourism Awards Dinner at the state's annual Rural Roundup […]

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First of its kind in Nevada produce cooling facility to open in Yerington in May

April 27, 2017 — Yerington will soon have a state-of-the-art cooling and distribution facility — Walker River Cooling facility is the first high-tech produce cooling facility of its kind in Nevada. Construction on the project started last September and the facility is slated to be completed in May. Yerington-based […]

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