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Physician assistant joins Carson Valley Medical Center staff

October 6, 2017 — Carson Valley Medical Center recently announced the addition of Physician Assistant Lara St. John to its staff of primary care providers. The addition of St. John represents a continued effort at CVMC to expand access to its primary care clinics within Carson Valley. St. John

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Tahoe Beach Club racks up $85 million in sales

October 4, 2017 — Owners are claiming sales of homes at Tahoe Beach Club have hit more than $85 million during its first summer. Homebuyers, mostly from the Bay Area, Southern California, Texas and New York, have secured 39 of 46 available Phase One contracts at the luxury condominium

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Merger creates Northern Nevada’s largest local credit union

October 2, 2017 — During a three week special election that culminated on Sept. 21, the membership of Frontier Financial Credit Union voted overwhelmingly in favor of merging into Greater Nevada Credit Union. As a result, on Oct. 1 the 7,500 members, two branches and all other Frontier Financial

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R-C wins top advertising award

October 2, 2017 — The Record-Courier's advertising department was named the best for intermediate newspapers by the Nevada Press Association at its annual convention in Carson City on Saturday. The Gardnerville newspaper received the advertising general excellence award for its category, which includes both daily and weekly newspapers of

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Douglas merchants post a good July

September 29, 2017 — Merchants saw their taxable sales shoot up by 10 percent to open the fiscal year in Douglas County. According to figures released Monday by the Nevada Department of Taxation, merchants sold $68.75 million during the month, up from $62.5 million for July last year. The

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Trivitt celebrates 30 years with Allstate

September 23, 2017 — An interesting turn of events led Stacy Trivitt to opening his Allstate Insurance agency in Gardnerville on Sept. 7, 1987. Thirty years later, the Northern Nevada native simply smiles when he says he couldn't have ended up in a better place. "It feels like just

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Yes, there is rent agreement; but you can still end it in these emergency circumstances

September 16, 2017 — She's sitting across from me, crying. The love of her life just died. She doesn't know how she is going to pay rent now that she's lost his pension. A different woman, her kids playing quietly on my couch in the front room of my

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Hurricanes may blow up construction costs

September 14, 2017 — The one-two punch that was hurricanes Harvey and Irma may increase costs for construction in Douglas County, affecting the building industry's fragile recovery. Planning Commissioner Jim Madsen said costs will go up in price 10-20 percent as materials go to Texas and Florida to aid

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Business license proposal returns

September 14, 2017 — It has been nearly a decade since Douglas County rejected the last proposal for a business license. But the proposal lurks in the economic vitality and health and safety elements of the master plan revision. Douglas County is one of a handful of Nevada counties

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Stateline casinos end winning streak

August 30, 2017 — The Stateline casinos ended a three-month winning streak, stumbling in July, according to numbers released by the Nevada Department of Gaming Control on Friday. This year saw a 14.76 percent drop in the gaming win compared to July 2016. The casinos raked in $23.8 million

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Three new directors join Main Street Gardnerville

August 23, 2017 — Nevada's oldest Main Street Program announced it has added three new members to its board of directors. Main Street Gardnerville announces the appointment of Terrance Lapan, Kim Sperry and Deborah Hamm to its board. "All three of our newest Board members embody the spirit of

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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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