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Musselman transforms Wolf Pack for win at Utah State

February 20, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack's mad scientist is at it again. Forget the Eric Musselman that you see at Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball games, stylishly adorned in a perfectly tailored suit and tie or slick polo shirt with the latest Wolf Pack color combination. Don't

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The Feb. 20 R-C Morning Report

February 20, 2018 — Genoa, Nev. — The identity of the pilot in Monday's plane crash could be revealed today. The crash near Indian Hills occurred just after noon when witnesses reported something fell from the aircraft.   A man indicted by the Douglas County Grand Jury in a

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Controversial sheriff tells lawmakers to support Trump

February 19, 2018 — During his 24 years as sheriff of Maricopa County that encompasses the sprawling metropolis of Phoenix, former lawman Joe Arpaio gained a reputation as "America's Toughest Sheriff." Not only in Arizona but also across the United States, people either loved or hated the 85-year-old former

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Rescuers find downed aircraft near Hobo Hot Springs

February 19, 2018 — One person was killed in a small plane crash that occurred in northern Carson Valley on Monday. At about 12:20 p.m. deputies and firefighters located the wreckage of a twin engine Piper PA-34 Seneca plane in the Hobo Hot Springs area, located west of Highway

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LETTER TO THE sports EDITOR

February 19, 2018 — Kudos for REWARD support Editor: John Ben Snow Memorial Trust awarded MEFIYI (Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc.) a grant that supports its REWARD Club Program. REWARD Club mentors student athletes with finding their rewards through sports, academic, and job-career opportunities. REWARD Club sessions are available at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle

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The Feb. 19 R-C Morning Report

February 19, 2018 — Genoa, Nev. — Expect the roads to be slick this Washington's Birthday morning pretty much everywhere you go. Highway 395 near Airport Road has a little snow on it, according to the NDOT traffic cam.   Road controls are in effect on highways 395 and

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Panthers sweep league tournament

February 17, 2018 — Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School swept to the Tah-Neva League eighth and sixth-seventh grade volleyball championships on Wednesday in Carson City. In the eighth grade bracket played at Carson Middle School, Pau-Wa-Lu capped its championship with a win over rival Carson Valley in the semifinals and then

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Mason Valley fishing opens up

February 17, 2018 — Hello, fellow anglers. We now have another area in western Nevada that is open to fishing. On Feb. 9, the season opened at Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area, located one mile north of Yerington off Alt. Hwy. 95. Turn on Miller Lane, travel a few

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Sierra Lutheran boys knocked out of playoffs

February 17, 2018 — All week long, Sierra Lutheran boys basketball coach Ben Walther wondered whether he would have the services of top scorer Zane Warkentin. The coach said Warkentin, a junior, had been feeling strange all week. It turns out Warkentin had mono. Warkentin watched helplessly from the

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Douglas sees highest flu rates in years

February 17, 2018 — Carson Valley Medical Center has seen one of the highest rates of influenza cases this season than the center has seen in years, with 183 cases reported so far since flu season began in October. Last week, Douglas County saw 30 new cases of the

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Washoe sheriff: Incline police substation will remain open

February 17, 2018 — The Incline Village substation is changing staffing starting Monday, but will remain open. Washoe County Sheriff Chuck Allen said earlier this week there is no truth to the rumor he is shutting down the substation because of budget cuts. Both Washoe and Douglas counties maintain

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Lack of snow brings fire concerns

February 16, 2018 — With half the snowpack of average, and nowhere near where it was this time last year, lack of snow has public lands and fire officials nervous. Lake Tahoe snowmobilers are being asked to ride where there is actually snow. "This winter has been a challenge

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Haden Keller hitting .294

February 16, 2018 — Here's a breakdown of Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college: BASEBALL HADEN KELLER — Northwest Nazarene University (Nampa, Idaho), 2017 Douglas graduate: Keller is off to a strong start in his freshman season, as the left fielder

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Sullivan Cauley set for MontBleu MMA bout

February 16, 2018 — Sullivan Cauley, who grew up as a multi-sport athlete in Carson Valley, is returning to Douglas County next weekend in pursuit of his newest sport — Mixed Martial Arts. Cauley, 21, is scheduled for a light heavyweight bout on Feb. 24 on a WFC 84

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Wolf Pack showed it can win without Lindsey Drew

February 16, 2018 — Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team is going to miss Lindsey Drew. But that doesn't mean the Wolf Pack can't win without him. The Pack, after all, outscored Boise State 40-38 in the second half

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The Feb. 16 R-C Morning Report

February 16, 2018 — Genoa, Nev. — A bunch of kids turned up at the dedication of the new Ranchos Aspen Park play equipment on Thursday. They didn't seem to miss the original equipment, which in a few cases might have predated their parents.   Those kids are going

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Fish Springs project wins approval

February 15, 2018 — Like the waters down Pine Nut Creek, concerns about flooding slowed, but didn't stop approval of an 11-unit subdivision in the community in the Pine Nut foothills. County commissioners agreed that a variance for a cul de sac that crosses the flood plain was the

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A comforting voice in the wilderness

February 15, 2018 — One small sound could trigger a wall of snow so massive the fire engines would be buried. Red Lake Grade was closed for avalanche control when there was an explosion and structure fire at Kirkwood. The only way for rescue vehicles to get through was

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Rising local author seeks funding support

February 15, 2018 — A new children's book transports readers through a portal and into a digital realm where the Code Wizard and his friendly dog, Codex, introduces children to concepts of computer science. A 2008 Douglas High School graduate and Gardnerville resident, Tracy Francis, has created an adventure

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Man involved in 2015 stolen vehicle incident has probation reinstated

February 15, 2018 — An Ione, Calif., man had his probation reinstated after he admitted multiple violations for traveling to Michigan, Maryland and Chicago. Tyler J. Chadwick, 33, was arrested in 2015 on charges of grand larceny, possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a controlled substance. Deputies

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