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County seeks lower Stateline rent

January 24, 2020

Douglas County commissioners are hoping to find some affordable housing for their meetings at Lake Tahoe. The county currently pays $50,000 a year rent on the room in the Tahoe Transportation Center where commissioners were...


County says nope to dope

January 24, 2020

While Douglas County is pretty green, that color is unlikely to have anything to do with marijuana anytime soon. On Thursday, commissioners thanked the proponents of locating a marijuana dispensary in the county for their...


Douglas courts seeking interpreters

January 24, 2020

A trial that will take up most of next month will require several interpreters working up to eight hours a day for 15 days. The impending trial of Juan Gabriel Ramirez-Vargas on charges of sexually...


Civil conduct in an incivil time

January 24, 2020

You have to be living on a mountain with no electronic devices to escape the tsunami of partisan vitriol that is overtaking our nation, triggered by the impeachment trial and the upcoming presidential election. Both...


Last call for Adele’s in Carson City

January 24, 2020

A beautiful piece of Carson City history may soon be — history. The former Adele’s restaurant, that popular upscale eatery that graced North Carson Street since 1977, could soon be razed to enlarge the gas...


Admitted thief in custody for violating probation

January 24, 2020

A Carson City man who admitted stealing from a Ruhenstroth family is in custody on a warrant after he failed to appear in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday. William B. Soukup, 21, was booked...


Attorneys’ role in upholding judicial ethics

January 24, 2020

Attorneys constitute an inseparable part of the judicial system and, as such, they serve a vital role in guarding its integrity and objectivity. This duty includes upholding judicial canons, both in the courtroom and outside...


Douglas sticker brings home award

January 24, 2020

Douglas County’s award-winning “I Voted” sticker was a collaboration between the Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer’s Office and a Nevada graphic designer. State Reprographics Supervisor Megan Starr proposed the sticker and adding a Braille component. “She presented...


Parents pan new grading system

January 24, 2020

A new elementary school grading system didn’t get a passing grade from parents and teachers, who responded to a survey conducted last month. But Douglas school officials are hopeful study and communication can help bring...


Tahoe path extension public comment opens

January 24, 2020

A draft decision has been issued by the U.S. Forest Service on extending a path from Sand Harbor to Spooner Junction along the Highway 28 corridor. The extension will bring the path into the northwest...


JoAnne Skelly: A design challenge

January 24, 2020

My friend Cathy asked me for some low-maintenance plant ideas for a north-facing planter up against a garage wall, next to a walkway. She doesn’t want to have to prune wayward branches or deadhead too...


The Jan. 24 R-C Morning Report

January 24, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — The Nevada Health Centers Mammovan will be at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center 8 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. today. You can get an appointment at 877-581-6266. County commissioners instructed County...


David D. Campbell

January 23, 2020

David D. Campbell, 63 died January 10, 2020 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.


Tigers moving ahead with scheduling after realignment

January 23, 2020

NIAA realignment changes have altered the outlook of the fall sports scene for 2020 and Douglas High School is no exception. While plenty of excitement sits around a realignment system that is designed in a...


Gardnerville student wins radon poster contest

January 23, 2020

Gardnerville students are really good at spreading the word on radon. Carson Valley Middle School student Ayden Strange placed first in the 2020 Nevada Radon Poster Contest with his poster, “The Invisible Reaper.” University of...




Men arrested in fake check scheme

January 23, 2020

A check-kiting scheme may have cost a south county casino $30,000. Two men were arrested on Friday night at the Topaz Lodge in connection with fraudulent payroll checks. Jonathan Lee Schofield, 35, and Henry Jesse...


Snow didn’t survive long

January 23, 2020

Despite last week’s big storm, this winter has been drier and warmer than last year. With only a week left in January, the Carson River basin only has 94 percent of its average snowpack and...


Cookies and live music on tap for February

January 23, 2020

“Cookies with Evelyn,” a Valentine cookie decorating class with artist Evelyn Yonkers, is 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 1. The event will cover tips and tricks for creating beautiful valentine cookie designs, and Yonkers brings...