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Jean Williams

February 21, 2017 — Feb. 18, 1924 ~ Feb. 17, 2017 Jean Williams 92, of Wendell, Idaho, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving Family February 17, 2017. She was born on February 18, 1924 in Elko, Nevada. Jean worked as a realtor for Meyers Realty in […]

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Gerald Lee Bashaw Sr.

February 20, 2017 — May 05, 1935 – Feb 17, 2017 Gerald passed peacefully in his bed Friday night. He is survived by his children, Jerry Jr, Debra, Kim, Matt, Damon, Kemper, and Brian, and 23 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.

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Patrick John Ballard

February 20, 2017 — Patrick John Ballard, 50, died February 18, 2017 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

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Joseph & June DeLorey

February 20, 2017 —  Joseph DeLorey July 19, 1944 ~ Aug. 12, 2016 June DeLorey  June 30, 1939 ~ March 18, 2016 Joseph and his wife, June were laid to rest in the family site in Fallon, Nevada on Saturday, February 18th with the immediate family present. Joe was […]

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Governor weighs in on Centerville hazards

February 19, 2017 — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval asked the director of the Nevada Department of Transportation to work with Douglas County residents near the Highway 88 and Centerville intersection to fix safety issues there. Pete Sinnott, who owns ranch property there, said there are numerous accidents and injuries […]

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Alleged stalker turns himself in

February 19, 2017 — A Gardnerville Ranchos man who allegedly stalked and battered his ex-girlfriend turned himself in to Douglas County deputies on Tuesday. Lawrence W. Baty, II, 50, allegedly hacked the victim’s social media accounts, video-taped himself outside her home, called her more than 20 times per day […]

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County’s graduation rate exceeds state’s

February 19, 2017 — Douglas County School District’s 2016 adjusted cohort graduation rate is nearly 20 points higher than the state average, despite dipping slightly from 2015. The district’s adjusted graduation rate for 2016 was 88.5 percent, down from 90.6 percent in 2015. It is the second-highest adjusted graduation […]

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New business class provides more than entrepreneurship

February 19, 2017 — A new business class at Douglas High School is teaching students about more than entrepreneurship. Students in Jill Alley’s principles of business and marketing class are learning to balance a checkbook, properly and safely manage a credit card and are gaining financial confidence for life […]

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More time sought to gather evidence for molestation trial

February 19, 2017 — The trial of a California man accused of sexually assaulting a minor was pushed back seven months so more evidence can be gathered. Eric M. Jarvis, 20, of Granite Bay, is accused of molesting a minor. According to court documents, Jarvis, the victim — also […]

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Farewell to a great Scout

February 19, 2017 — It is with great sorrow that I write about the loss of one of our Valley’s great unsung heroes. Tim Rowe, assistant scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 33, passed away Feb. 7. There are few people who come into your life and impress you with […]

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Three arrested in connection with meth lab in Carson City

February 19, 2017 — A Gardnerville man was among three arrested in connection with a mobile meth lab Friday night in Carson City. Frazier Young, 29, of Reno; Jeremy Fogelson, 29, of Gardnerville; and Jonathan Denning, 29, of Carson City; were arrested on suspicion of felony manufacturing methamphetamine, felony […]

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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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Study: Climate change increases lethal dehydration risk in desert songbirds

February 19, 2017 — As the Earth warms from climate change, the risk of lethal dehydration and mass die-offs of songbirds during heat waves will increase in many areas of the world, according to a study published in the scientific journal “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.” “On […]

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Carson Valley Middle School honor roll

February 19, 2017 — Luke Ackermann Andrew Albert Natalie Alexander Thomas Alexander Griffin Allen Jaelen Allen Kaitlyn Anderson Susana Angel John Atkins Lily Baggett Zachary Bailey Jonathan Daniel Baje Hope Baker-Trader Albert Banda Stephen Baugh Elizabeth Bautista Brooke Beisinger Cydney Bikul Carissa Bilderback Kasen Boggs Jordan Bratcher Peyton Bratcher […]

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Reflections on the Word: Be a peacemaker

February 19, 2017 — One of the greatest sermons Jesus preached is recorded in the fifth chapter of St. Matthew verses 3-11. It is called the Beatitudes. “The exact opposite of the virtues listed in the Beatitudes taught by Jesus are precisely the moral deficiencies and character flaws that […]

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Carson Valley Sertoma focuses on helping those with hearing needs

February 19, 2017 — Sertoma offers a hearing loss prevention educational series called “SAFEEars!” and runs a hearing aid donation and distribution program. Worldwide, Sertoma’s mission is to improve the quality of life today for those at risk or impacted by hearing loss through education and support. Nevada is […]

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Probe: State cut staff for prescribed burn gone wrong

February 18, 2017 — An 81-page report on an Oct. 14 fire that burned through one of Western Nevada’s most exclusive neighborhoods blames inadequate preparation for and poor decision making during the controlled burn that preceded the blaze. The controlled burn began Oct. 7 and was supposedly completed by […]

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Johnson Lane hazards meeting on Wednesday

February 18, 2017 — Johnson Lane residents are invited to a neighborhood meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday to hear about the natural hazards they face in northern Carson Valley. Five speakers are scheduled to make presentations on fire safety, earthquakes, stormwater, weather and flash flooding at the Johnson Lane Volunteer […]

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State: Tesla hiring 150-200 workers a month

February 18, 2017 — Tesla has more than 1,000 workers at the battery factory site in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center in Storey County, according to the head of the governor’s office of economic development. “They’re hiring 150 to 200 more every month,” Executive Director Steve Hill said during […]

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Sheriff’s employees to get raises; Grand Jury receives funding

February 18, 2017 — Douglas County Sheriff’s officers will receive 5.5 percent salary increases. Commissioners on Thursday approved the raises 4-1, with commissioner Dave Nelson casting the dissenting vote. The Douglas County commissioners approved two separate labor agreements — one with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Protective Association and another […]

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