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Uebele legacy for sale at HAM general meeting

July 23, 2017 — When Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association founder George Uebele (WW7E) died on Dec. 5, 2016, he left behind a room crammed with HAM radio equipment and books. His widow, fellow founding member Dorothy Uebele (N7MXA) was overwhelmed by the prospect of sorting through it all, […]

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Doug Mishler to portray former President “Theodore Roosevelt”

July 23, 2017 — Doug Mishler will portray former President "Theodore Roosevelt," at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Born in New York City on Oct. 27, 1858, Theodore Roosevelt was governor of New York before becoming U.S. vice president. At age 42, Roosevelt became […]

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Chalmers set to defend Barracuda Championship title

July 23, 2017 — The Barracuda Championship will always have a special place in Greg Chalmers' heart, and with good reason. It was his first championship on the PGA Tour after 386 career starts, one of the longest droughts in history, and he won it in dramatic fashion. Chalmers […]

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Junior life guard program enhances community

July 22, 2017 — Half a dozen youth ages 11-15 have the potential to make a splash in the community and enhance their lives thanks to the junior lifeguard program at the Carson Valley Swim Center. They recently participated in the a two-week program which combined basic water safety, […]

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School trustees to discuss Kingsbury sale

July 22, 2017 — An extension of escrow for the sale of the old Kingsbury Middle School site at Stateline will be discussed Monday when Douglas County School District trustees hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. at the Airport Training Center. Trustees are scheduled to begin consideration at […]

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Douglas manager’s affiliation could be contract issue

July 22, 2017 — Political affiliation may turn out to be an issue should county commissioners decide to renew County Manager Larry Werner's contract for another year. North county resident Lynn Muzzy threw down the gauntlet on Thursday when he pointed out that Werner is a registered Democrat and […]

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Get a copy of your deed – for free

July 22, 2017 — One of the frequent calls my office gets is from an existing client, concerned that the title to his or her house is somehow improperly recorded. This question comes up because he or she received a very official looking notification in the mail. The notification, […]

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Finding peace in ‘quiet waters’

July 22, 2017 — We live in a day of high anxiety and stress. As I watch the evening news or listen to the radio talking heads, I find my heart becoming anxious. There's terror around the globe and crazy leaders with too much power, there's worry over environmental […]

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Judge approves Horseshoe license for Silver Bullet casino

July 22, 2017 — The new Silver Bullet casino to be located in north Carson City won't have to build a hotel with at least 100 rooms in order to operate a full casino in Carson City. District Judge James Wilson this week upheld the Carson City Board of […]

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Historic coin press returning to operation at Nevada State Museum

July 22, 2017 — In February 1870, the sparkling new steam-powered coin press inside the U.S. Mint in Carson City struck its first coin, a Seated Liberty silver dollar with a crisp CC mint mark. One hundred and forty seven years, millions of dollars, a couple of road trips […]

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Chipotle highlights Carson Mall’s fall grand openings

July 22, 2017 — The fall will see a number of grand openings at the Carson Mall. Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open the second week in October in the recently-constructed building at the corner of Carson and Stewart streets at the southwest corner of the mall property, […]

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Truckee-Tahoe business owners tackle housing shortage by becoming landlords

July 22, 2017 — Every spring, Tahoe City Kayak owner Andrew Laughlin posts a list of job openings to round up a team of employees for the summer. He gets resumes from highly qualified candidates, with all the right certifications and experience guiding in places like Denali or Colorado. […]

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The Marshall Tucker Band comes to Carson Valley Inn

July 22, 2017 — The Marshall Tucker Band will bring its 45th Live in Concert tour to Minden July 28 at Carson Valley Inn Casino. The show is set to begin at 8 p.m. It's part of the Southern rock band's 45th anniversary celebration. Hits for the iconic band […]

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Lake Tahoe stormwater site goes live

July 22, 2017 — The Tahoe Resource Conservation District announced the launch of a new interactive monitoring dashboard on the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency's (TRPA) Lake Tahoe Info website, allowing users to browse stormwater monitoring sites from around the lake. The program summarizes stormwater runoff data from several locations […]

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Proposed Tahoe shoreline plan could allow 138 new piers

July 22, 2017 — For the first time in 30 years, lakefront property owners could be able to build new piers. A decades-old disagreement over shoreline development in Lake Tahoe may be coming to an end as the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) takes the first of many steps […]

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Assistant county manager interviews set for Aug. 7

July 22, 2017 — After reviewing more than 100 applications, Douglas County has narrowed the field down to eight applicants for the position of assistant county manager. The job posted in May and closed on June 12. Following the closing date, qualified candidates received phone interviews and Human Resources […]

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Nevada Guard aircraft to help fight California fires

July 22, 2017 — With thousands of acres of burning California timber sending smoke into Western Nevada, the U.S. Forest Service has asked for help from a Nevada Air National Guard C-130 aircraft to support firefighting efforts in central California. The aircraft and its crew are expected to deploy […]

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Roadwork to cause delays on 395 through Mono, Inyo counties

July 21, 2017 — Motorists can expect lane closures and 20-minute delays on Highway 395 as California announced more than $8 million in roadwork in Mono and Inyo counties in the Eastern Sierra. Maintenance projects on Highway 395 in Walker Canyon will result in 20-minute delays between 6 a.m. […]

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New Tahoe sewer authority takes shape

July 21, 2017 — A majority of a new board to govern Lake Tahoe's sewer plant in Douglas County has been selected with the addition of county commissioner Nancy McDermid on Thursday. Both the Kingsbury and Round Hill general improvement districts appointed new members to the new Douglas County […]

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Laurence Hart Tompkins

July 21, 2017 — December 18, 1948 ~ July 20, 2017 Laurence Hart Tompkins passed away July 20th 2017, he was 69 years old. Laurence was born in Bronxville New York on December 18th, 1948. Laurence attended Linfield College in Oregon and finished his studies at USC in Los […]

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