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Toddler dies in Johnson Lane crash

January 21, 2017 — A toddler died Thursday from injuries received in a three-vehicle crash at Johnson Lane and Highway 395 on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol A preliminary investigation revealed that a white Chevrolet 3500 work truck towing a trailer was northbound when it failed […]

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Valley bracing for more snow

January 21, 2017 — With a powerful winter storm expected to arrive today on the heels of three days of snow, officials are warning residents to be prepared for power outages and slick roads. A winter storm warning is in place starting 10 p.m. Saturday in Carson Valley and […]

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Victim testifies in December robbery

January 20, 2017 — A couple facing multiple charges including robbery, kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon were bound over for trial on Friday. Stacy Conti-Salway, 35, of Gardnerville Ranchos, was arrested Dec. 15 and Francisco “Frankie” Perez, 28, was arrested in Yerington on Jan. 3. During a […]

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January 20, 2017 — Thanks to all who helped Editor: We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped to make the 2016 Project Santa Claus (PSC) a resounding success. This year, at the Douglas County Fairgrounds alone, over 189 volunteers put in approximately 2,400 hours. This […]

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Woman’s death is third in decade at Centerville

January 20, 2017 — Ashley Bursey’s death was the third at the intersection of Highway 88 and Centerville over the past 10 years, according to figures released by the Nevada Department of Transportation. There were 62 crashes and two deaths at the intersection between Sept. 1 2006 and the […]

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Douglas rolls out the red carpet for winter homecoming

January 20, 2017 — Douglas High School rolled out the red carpet this week for its Winter Homecoming with a Douglas Choice Awards-themed spirit week. On Tuesday students attended a Tiger-style “Grammys in Jammies” pep rally. During the rally the 23 homecoming king and queen nominees entertained the crowd, […]

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Communication, social media aid emergency responders

January 20, 2017 — Communication and strong relationships between Douglas County emergency services personnel were the keys to managing this month’s flooding, according to local officials. Social media and pre-storm planning also aided in emergency responses, East Fork Fire District Chief Tod Carlini, Deputy Chief Dave Fogerson, County Manager […]

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Following in the footsteps of the pioneers

January 20, 2017 — We ran to keep up with him, though he was nearly 50 years our senior. He came to an abrupt halt at what I thought was a thoroughly unremarkable spot. It was a small opening in a section of the woods, and Frank Tortorich grinned […]

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Some things left to do

January 20, 2017 — We’ve never particularly been fans of Douglas County’s northern redevelopment district. Cooked up in the days when it looked like the state was going to stop subsidizing counties that weren’t raising enough sales tax, it seemed like a good way to keep sales tax dollars […]

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Woman sentenced to probation for meth in shoe

January 20, 2017 — A California woman received probation for possessing less than a gram of methamphetamine in her shoe. Fern K. Carrette, aka Fern Capra, 48, of Fairfield, Calif., was arrested in Lake Tahoe in May 2015 after deputies recognized her as having a warrant out of Carson […]

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The straight scoop on Saletti’s

January 20, 2017 — The restaurant business has changed my life. Watching my parents run not only a place to eat but a place where people feel at home, gave me a unique perspective many others my age see as uncommon or unnecessary. Sure, I can seat some people, […]

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Douglas High School Honor Roll

January 20, 2017 — Freshmen Mark Anthony Aguiniga Gonzalez Ashlyn Reese Altringer Madeline Christine Annett Olga Maritza Arreola Carlos Andres Arze Jesslyn Chelsea Isalin Ba-aya Julianna Marie Barr Kristina Mee Benbrooks Colby Janae Bera Brighid Maria Bergren Marianna Gabrielle Bertolone Tyra Kristine Best Conor Michael Bettridge Ariana Alam Todge […]

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Suspected Ranchos burglar in custody

January 20, 2017 — A box of collectables was recovered after a man suspected of trying to enter a Gardnerville Ranchos home was arrested Thursday. Gardnerville resident Joshua Gutierrez, 25, was booked at 3 p.m. after being identified in the case at his place of business. During the arrest […]

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The R-C Morning Report for Jan. 20

January 20, 2017 — Genoa, Nev. — I hope to hear from the Nevada Highway Patrol today on Tuesday’s wreck at Johnson Lane and Highway 395. When we get that information it will go up on the Web site. Donald Trump and Mike Pence take the oath of office […]

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Ethan John Liddell

January 19, 2017 — Ethan John Liddell, 22, died Janaury 17, 2017 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

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Barbara Jean Ryan

January 19, 2017 — Jan. 09, 1935 – Jan. 12, 2017 Barbara Jean Ryan, 82, passed away on January 12, 2017 at her home in Oakland, California. She was born January 9, 1935 to James D. Siemens and Leah Schaffer in Chico, CA. Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, […]

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Jeanne Reuter: Making a positive impact on children

January 19, 2017 — It was a whirlwind year of ribbon-cutting and social appearances when Jeanne Reuter was chosen as Miss San Francisco in 1955. Even with all her responsibilities in the city, her mind was on the Sierra Nevada mountains. Raised in Marin County, California, she had only […]

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Robert Glenn Shaver

January 19, 2017 — Jan. 19, 1938 ~ Dec. 2, 2016 Born January 19, 1938 to Glenn and Hazel Shaver in Los Angeles, CA. Glenn was from North Dakota and Hazel from Regina, SK in Canada. Robert grew up in Southern California in numerous locations, going to high school […]

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Carson River expected to rise again

January 19, 2017 — Hydrotechs of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Nevada Water Science Center braved the cold Wednesday afternoon to measure the height of the Carson River, by tossing an acoustic doppler into the water to collect data. They conducted measurements from the bridge on North Deer Run Road […]

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Woodfords firefighter responds to alarm

January 18, 2017 — He was deer hunting in Bridgeport when it happened. His wife was alone at home and the smoke detectors went off and wouldn’t stop. His friends, including Dan Doyal, Clint Celio, Tony Galvez, and Skip Veatch had always talked to him about how important it […]

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