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Fall best time to explore Eastern Sierra

October 18, 2019

Nice fall days, when the number of tourists starts to dissipate, is a popular time for residents to enjoy the beauty of the East Slope of the Sierra. Gardnerville resident Tim Berube spent some downtime...


Help is always available

October 18, 2019

Few people initiate conversations about suicide, yet speaking about it can actually help keep others safe. If you have teens in your orbit, don’t avoid the subject of suicide when it arises. In fact, every...


Touch of Class craft show

October 18, 2019

Are you tired of going to craft fairs that have become so commercialized you know you could find the same items in a gift store? Or perhaps you are just “over” looking at the same...


The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth

October 18, 2019

The attorney’s ethical duties to their clients are vast, but the attorney’s duties of professional and ethical behavior extend also to others involved in the legal process. When representing a client, an attorney should not...


Former coach enters plea in student sex case

October 18, 2019

A former Whittell High School coach entered a guilty plea to a charge accusing her of having sex with two students. Lindsey Oexle appeared in Douglas County District Court with her attorney, Thomas E. Viloria....


Johnson Lane man’s trial vacated in heroin sales

October 18, 2019

A Johnson Lane man’s trial was vacated on Tuesday after he admitted to selling heroin within 1,000 feet of a school bus stop. Christopher Patrick McLaughlin, 30, appeared in Douglas County District Court with attorney...


Theft charges filed in vehicle burglary

October 18, 2019

A mother and son are facing felony theft charges in connection with an Aug. 10 vehicle burglary. Nicole Marie Nigra, 47, and Ronald Vincent Nigra, 33, were taken into custody earlier this week on warrants...


Heavenly Craft Fair is Nov. 2

October 18, 2019

For more than 30 years, the ladies of Carson Valley United Methodist Church have been holding a craft fair in November. This year the Heavenly Holiday Faire is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov 2...


Bishop Manogue tops Douglas, 55-13

October 18, 2019

RENO — A short week may just be what the doctor ordered for the Douglas Tigers. A week after the Tigers lost a heartbreaker in the final seconds to Galena, 25-24, the Tigers were run...


Douglas seeks two in ‘quick change’ scam

October 18, 2019

A man and a woman are being sought in connection with a “quick-change” scam conducted over the summer at the Round Hill Safeway. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has released security photos of the pair...


Alpine unveils memorial to Vietnam veterans

October 18, 2019

Washoes were among the first men called in the Douglas County draft for World War I. When the draft began on June 5, 1917, Washoes Joe Mack and George Dutchy were at the top of...


Fire closes Jacks Valley Road

October 18, 2019

No cause has been determined for a small wildfire that closed Jacks Valley Road for about 90 minutes on Wednesday evening. The fire was first reported at 4:45 p.m. near Adams Ranch. East Fork Fire...


No deal on Fish Springs horses

October 18, 2019

Residents seeking to keep wild horses in Fish Springs will ask President Trump to override the Bureau of Land Management. More than 100 people turned out to a meeting on Thursday night to hear an...


Foodscape: Eat your landscaping

October 18, 2019

I have a hero whose name is Rosalind Creasy. This landscape designer coined the phrase, “edible landscaping,” in her first book “The Complete Book of Edible Landscaping,” first published in 1982 and updated three times...


Training for tragedy

October 18, 2019

First responder agencies across South Lake Tahoe held an active shooter training exercise this week. The drill was held at South Tahoe High School and then at Barton Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon. South Tahoe Police...


The Oct. 18 R-C Morning Report

October 18, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — More than 100 people attended a meeting on an agreement between the Pine Nut Wild Horse Advocates and the BLM. The Advocates said Thursday night they’re not going to sign the agreement,...


Medication ordered in motorhome pursuit proceedings

October 17, 2019

A California man accused of leaving a trail of sparks down Highway 395 as he attempted to elude deputies will have to take medication to render him competent to aid in his defense. Two Lakes...


Deal may not save Fish Springs herd

October 17, 2019

An agreement between the federal government and a group trying to preserve the Fish Springs wild horses could wind up being a box canyon that leads to their eventual round-up. The Bureau of Land Management...



Tigers try to bounce back

October 17, 2019

Douglas High football head coach Ernie Monfiletto didn’t hide behind his disappointment in the Tigers’ 25-24 loss to Galena last week. After the Grizzlies scored in the game’s final moments, the Tigers fell to 1-1...