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Photo Club honors best of the year

December 14, 2018 — A wonderful gathering of members and guests joined together for our year end Pot Luck, election of new officers and 'Best of' photo contest. Our outgoing president, Tom Keller presided over the meeting and festivities. Tom thanked his board, Jim Robeson, vice president, Bart Owens,

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New Chichester resident lights up neighborhood

December 14, 2018 — There's a new Christmas display in Gardnerville and most folks who've seen it would definitely say it glows. New resident Roy Nisja said the display at his home on 1366 Chichester Drive is only about a third of the total. Nisja, 84, moved to Gardnerville

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Gospel interferes with people’s sinning

December 14, 2018 — One of the most appealing elements of the Christmas season and celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, is that the circumstances of His birth were beautifully plain and simple. A star, a manger, a Virgin, and some shepherds watching over their flocks at night.

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Mono searchers celebrate a year of rescues

December 14, 2018 — With 37 calls and 3,410 hours so far this year, Mono County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team members took time to look back at their Dec. 8 awards dinner. Barry Beck was named a lifetime member, the highest honor the team bestows. Beck has

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Community Items

December 14, 2018 — Swim Center offers free lessons to children The Carson Valley Swim Center Learn-to-Swim program focuses on building skills one step at a time. By giving them the opportunity to master one element before moving on to the next, our kids' swim classes make it easy

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No special meeting for Klauber Ranch request

December 14, 2018 — A request to build 187 homes between Westwood and the East Fork of the Carson River will have to wait until Jan. 8. Park Cattle is seeking to transfer development rights from southern Douglas County to 112 acres located across Muller Lane from the Minden-Gardnerville

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High winds kill power to Sheridan Acres

December 14, 2018 — High winds knocked out power to 258 Foothill homes on Friday afternoon. As of 1:55 p.m., NV Energy reported an outage centered in Sheridan Acres. Power was expected to be restored by 2:45 p.m. Above the Foothill neighborhood, high winds of up to 100 mph

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Second drug sweep case heads for district court

December 14, 2018 — A former Gardnerville resident who fled the county to avoid drug trafficking charges waived his preliminary hearing in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday. Adam James Guenther, 28, of Medford, Ore., is one of a dozen people facing felony charges in connection with an undercover

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Stewart Indian School documentary debuts

December 14, 2018 — A new documentary, "Stewart Indian School: Home of the Braves," will premiere Monday at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. The Stewart Indian School Preservation Alliance, in partnership with the Nevada Indian Commission, will be premiering the 60-minute documentary, produced and directed by JoAnne

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The Dec. 14 R-C Morning Report

December 14, 2018 — Genoa, Nev. — A wind advisory kicks off 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today with winds 25-35 mph, gusting to 50 mph with 65 mph in wind-prone areas. If you've got loose items you don't want to have to hunt for in the Pine Nuts,

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Tahoe orchestra to perform Handel’s ‘Messiah’ Saturday

December 13, 2018 — Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will present its 13th annual production of Handel's "Messiah" with a performance in Douglas County. The Douglas County performance is 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville, 1343 Centerville Lane. Tickets are available online at http://www.cvartscouncil.com or

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The Dec. 13 R-C Morning Report

December 13, 2018 — Genoa, Nev. — I'll be following up on the brief but widespread power outage that hit Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe 7:20 p.m. Wednesday. I counted about 17,000 NV Energy customers between the Valley and Lake Tahoe. Those are addresses so the population affected could

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Douglas County health inspections

December 12, 2018 — Carson City conducts health inspections for Douglas County. A, B or C grades are given based on the inspection score, which starts at zero. Points are added for each violation. Note: Low-risk factors are noted but not factored into scoring, although restaurants are still required

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Don’t get lost in the hustle-bustle of the holidays

December 12, 2018 — Many times we get lost in the energy around us. Anxiety, anger and haste can all be contagious. So can excitement and joy, for that matter. We spend time near hostility and suddenly notice that we feel frustrated or discontent. Witnessing disturbing events reported on

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December’s celestial events

December 12, 2018 — If the cloudy weather dissipates and you can withstand the chill, December offers several unique opportunities for nighttime sky gazing. Space.com reports the Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight into tomorrow with predictions of up to 120 sightings per hour. Geminid meteors were first observed and

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Home Ranch for the Holidays at Dangberg Historic Park

December 12, 2018 — Home Ranch for the Holidays, a celebration of the season that includes a vintage toy exhibit, music and treats, returns to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The exhibit includes toys from the 1870s to '90s played

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Gardnerville Realtors cook up $12K donation

December 12, 2018 — A Gardnerville real estate office raised $12,000 for a Carson Valley therapeutic horse program by selling a lot of chili. Despite being held the same day as the Minden Air Show, Intero Real Estate's fourth annual chili cook-off fundraiser drew 650 people who sampled chili

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The Dec. 12 R-C Morning Report

December 12, 2018 — Genoa, Nev. — A handful of Westwood residents turned out on Tuesday to protest the 187-home Klauber Ranch proposal made by Park Cattle. The item was delayed due to a typo in a parcel number.   Park Cattle representative Susan Pansky's request for an earlier

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Day 12 of The Record Courier’s 12 Days of Giveaways: breakfast or lunch for 2 at Jerry’s Grill

December 12, 2018 —

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6 manager finalists head for interviews

December 11, 2018 — Of a half-dozen candidates to be interviewed next week for the Douglas County manager's job, five are western Nevada residents. Douglas County commissioners made short work of reducing a list of 39 candidates to six on Monday. Human Resources Director Wendy Lang told commissioners that

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