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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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Main Street Gardnerville names director

April 20, 2017 — With 25 years of hospitality tourism and chamber membership experience, Debbi Lehr hopes her fresh ideas and influences from different parts of the country will improve Main Street Gardnerville. Lehr has been named the new executive director of the nonprofit corporation. She accepted the position […]

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Google at TRIC means more skilled workers needed

April 19, 2017 — Google Inc.'s acquisition of 1,210 acres in Storey County's Tahoe Reno Industrial Park could mean more trouble for Northern Nevada businesses looking for skilled workers. "Workforce is going to be our No. 1 priority," Ray Bacon, executive director of the Nevada Manufacturers Association told a […]

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Round Hill Jewelers relocates closer to Stateline

April 18, 2017 — Tim Rubsam began his career as a jeweler back in 1981 when he sized rings for a pawn shop in Texas. "I've been in the jewelry business ever since. I moved to Reno and was a trade shop jeweler for a long time — I'd […]

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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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