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The Aug. 21 R-C Morning Report

August 21, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — July was a hot month for Douglas County workers, with only 3.9 percent on the unemployment rolls. According to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, that equals 937 people, with 22,922...


Inmate walks away from conservation camp

August 20, 2019

Authorities are looking for a minimum security inmate who walked away Sunday from the Stewart Conservation Camp located outside Carson City. James Park, 51, was found missing during an institutional count at the camp, according...


Lyon County Commissioner Greg Hunewill dies

August 20, 2019

Lyon County Commissioner Greg Hunewill died on Aug. 19, according to Lyon County Manager Jeff Page. Hunewill had been dealing with health issues since January. He died at Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City. Hunewill...


Minden woman alternate delegate to Angus Convention

August 20, 2019

Minden resident Rebecca Tekansik has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 136th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, Nov. 4 at the Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino in Reno. Tekansik, a member of...


Murder trial set for next month postponed

August 20, 2019

A trial in the death of a Gardnerville Ranchos man scheduled for next month has been postponed. Adam A. Bernard, 41, is claiming self-defense in the July 8, 2017, beating of Brian Cook, who died...


Vaping linked to severe respiratory attacks

August 20, 2019

Alpine County’s Public Health Officer is warning residents that 20 cases of severe respiratory issues have been reported in California associated with vaping. Dr. Richard O. Johnson said that since June cases have been reported...


Burgers and Badges event set for Sept. 7

August 20, 2019

The annual Burgers for Badges community barbecue is 4-7 p.m. Sept. 7 in Minden Park. Sponsored by Re/Max and Sierra Pacific Motgage, the barbecue supports the men and women of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office....


Census committee members sought

August 20, 2019

The deadline to apply for the Douglas County 2020 Census Complete Count Committee is 5 p.m. Friday. The committee will be responsible for educating and encouraging residents to respond to the 2020 census. Every 10...


The Aug. 20 R-C Morning Report

August 20, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — The Tahoe Symphony’s Northstar Chamber players perform 7 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Gardnerville. For information visit their web site at toccatatahoe.org Going through my musical notes, the Douglas High...


Rapist sentenced to life in prison

August 19, 2019

Minden, Nev. — An admitted rapist received life in prison with the possibility of parole after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a Gardnerville woman earlier this year. The victim called Daniel Joseph Aguilar, 35,...


The Aug. 19 R-C Morning Report

August 19, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — Douglas deputies responded to a report of a man with a gun at Nevada Beach and found someone with a BB gun in Rabe Meadows. They didn’t find anything criminal, but it’s...


Classic cars return to Minden for Main Street Event

August 18, 2019

More than 75 classic cars will come to downtown Minden Aug. 23-24 for the Minden Founders Main Street Event to raise funds to support historic restoration work at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. Lead...


Gourds on display at Minden Library

August 18, 2019

Is it harder to weave a basket or carve a gourd that looks like a basket? That’s the question for the Nevada Gourd Society’s which has a display of its work at the Minden branch...


Translating Minden’s Basque street names

August 17, 2019

The devil spent seven years in Basque country trying to understand the language. Since it was so difficult, after all that time he had only been able to learn “bai” (yes) and “ez” (no). He...


Zumba instructors step up for Haley

August 17, 2019

When Haley Vana was only 3 years old, Gardnerville residents gathered to help the little girl with a brain tumor. About 1,500 attended a spaghetti feed for 700 that raised twice as much for the...


Johnson Lane gets own Little Library

August 17, 2019

The fact that I have your attention right now tells me that you are a reader. Perhaps you like the actual feel of the paper in your hands while you are enjoying your morning coffee...


One clearly defined undertaking

August 17, 2019

Jeannie Burns and I find a far distant corner in the upper level of the Douglas County Library. After momentary pleasantries, we get down to business. “In certain parts of Kenya, the value of women...


The most read book in the world

August 17, 2019

The first four books of the New Testament called the “Gospels,” are the words, teachings, and events in the life of the man called, “Jesus, The Christ” written by contemporary and most devoted followers. (Matthew,...


Code change factor in building permit bulge

August 17, 2019

Nearly 46 percent of the home building permits applied for in the first half of 2019 were pulled in June. With a code change pending as of July 1, 63 of the 137 building permits...


Air Force quintet performs Thursday

August 17, 2019

The U.S. Air Force Band will perform 7 p.m. Thursday in at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. The Golden West Winds quintet is part of the Band of the Golden West...