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Tree staking not tree bondage

September 19, 2017 — Since fall is the best time to plant trees, here is information on staking new trees. The ideal is to avoid staking or guying trees if at all possible. What determines the need for staking is the size and type of tree, the size of […]

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Letters for Sept. 20, 2017

September 19, 2017 — Campaign not worth the money Editor: I would like to comment on your article from June 22, 2017 "Visitor Authority promoting Valley Legends." I really wanted to wait before sending this letter of disapproval as I was curious as to the "legends" they meant. But […]

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Population estimates just that

September 19, 2017 — There's plenty of lots approved to handle the projected 3,400 people in additional population expected to arrive over the next two decades. On Monday, Douglas County commissioners heard that the Nevada Demographer was forecasting that's how many new residents will move here in an early […]

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Valley dentists merge practices

September 19, 2017 — As of May, general dentists Dr. Gary Anderson and Dr. David Newell have merged and consolidated their dental practices into one location in Minden. According to a press release, the merger comes as Dr. Anderson moves toward retirement from the profession he has known and […]

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Free talk set at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Carson City

September 19, 2017 — A spiritual speaker will be featured in Learn to Pray and Heal, a free public talk from 3 to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Carson City. The speaker, Nate Frederick, is a spiritual adventurer who has traveled the globe […]

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Duetto to open CVAC’s concert series

September 19, 2017 — The first concert in Carson Valley Arts Council's 2017-2018 Concert Series will feature music from Duetto at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Victoria Robertson, soprano, and Bernardo Bermudez, baritone, have been friends and colleagues for the last 10 years. They […]

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Argument over movie results in battery arrest

September 19, 2017 — A Gardnerville man was arrested after hitting two victims over a movie. David R. Bratcher, 29, was arrested Friday after deputies responded to reports of a domestic dispute near the 1300 block of Cahi Circle. Reports said that Bratcher was in a vehicle with the […]

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Two admit involvement in rash of vehicle burglaries in Stateline

September 19, 2017 — Two involved in a number of vehicle burglaries admitted guilt in court Monday. Carlos O. Barragan, 29, of Mexico, and Alisha N. Collum, 28, of South Lake Tahoe both pleaded guilty in their roles in a string of burglaries at the Mont Bleu and Hard […]

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South Tahoe man lying in road when hit by car

September 19, 2017 — Two South Lake Tahoe residents were killed in unrelated traffic collisions on Sunday. A 54-year-old man has been identified as the man killed in a south Gardnerville collision on Sunday night. Rosendo Ramirez Amaya was reportedly lying down in the highway when he was hit […]

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East Fork build-out could be 113K people

September 19, 2017 — At least one estimate is that there is enough housing approved in the East Fork Township to accommodate 113,000 people. But if the State Demographer's draft estimate is accurate, those new residents will be coming at fewer than 200 a year over the next two […]

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County OKs new multi-family land use

September 19, 2017 — The approval of multi-family residential on property located near highways 88 and 395 eliminates one of the last big gaming overlays in Carson Valley. With the removal of tourist commercial on property owned by Carson Valley Inn owner Mike Pegram, that leaves one approved casino […]

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Evangeline McCracken

September 19, 2017 — December 13, 1933 ~ September 15, 2017 Evangeline passed away on September 15th surrounded by family. She was born in Poteet, TX on December,13, 1933. Evangeline was well known all over Douglas County, she was a member of the Sage Hens, Douglas County Sherriff Deputy […]

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Victim identified in Gardnerville fatality

September 19, 2017 — Two South Lake Tahoe residents were killed in unrelated traffic collisions on Sunday. A 54-year-old man has been identified as the man killed in a south Gardnerville collision on Sunday night. Rosendo Ramirez Amaya was reportedly lying down in the highway when he was hit […]

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R-C Morning Report for Sept. 19

September 19, 2017 — Genoa, Nev. — I'm expecting more information will be released today about Sunday night's death of a pedestrian on Highway 395 and Industrial Way in Gardnerville. This is the second pedestrian killed in Carson Valley in three months. A 1.9 magnitude earthquake struck a spot […]

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Search for next WNC president starts

September 19, 2017 — Community members and faculty met with representatives of the Nevada System of Higher Education on Monday to debate whether the next Western Nevada College president should be interim or acting, and if a national search is necessary. To gather public opinion is the first step […]

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Minden primary care adds advanced practice nurse

September 18, 2017 — As part of a continued effort to expand access to primary care clinics within Carson Valley, Carson Valley Medical Center recently welcomed advance practice registered nurse Jim Gocke to its medical staff. Gocke (pronounced Go-Key), brings 22 years of healthcare experience to Carson Valley — […]

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Major western Nevada pipeline on the horizon

September 18, 2017 — Paiute Pipeline, the company that feeds western Nevada's natural gas needs, is getting ready for an $18 million project to expand its capacity in Western Nevada. Mark Litwin, vice president and general manager of Paiute Pipeline, said the existing system will be expanded and upgraded […]

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Kathryn (Kay) Alice Altringer

September 18, 2017 — October 20, 1940 – September 15, 2017 Kay was born in Fargo, ND to Earl and Mabel (Tofthagen) Carpentier. She grew up on a farm near Portal, ND where she graduated high school. In 1959 she married Leander (Sam) Altringer and to this Union four […]

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Marian Sarasola Barrett

September 18, 2017 — March 16, 1930 – September 17, 2017 Marian Barrett was born March 16, 1930, to Marie and Pierre Sarasola and passed away on September 17, 2017. Marian was the firstborn child of Marie and Pete and was raised in Gardnerville, along with her sister and […]

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State museum plans bash for Glenn Lucky’s 65th birthday

September 18, 2017 — It's a milestone birthday coming up this month for Indian Hills' Glenn Lucky and the community will have the opportunity to take part in festivities honoring one of its favorite sons. The Nevada State Museum is planning a birthday party on Sept. 27 at 10 […]

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