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Bonnie D. Prioste

February 21, 2018 — Bonnie D. Prioste, 88, died February 20, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

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Recycling water key to agriculture’s future

February 21, 2018 — Nevadans know better than to count on the heavens to provide sufficient moisture for agriculture. "With Nevada being the driest state in the country it is prudent for us to employ any and every practice to conserve water," said Douglas County Extension Educator Steve Lewis.

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Stateline hotel murder case must wait on feds

February 21, 2018 — It could be more than a year after the victim's body was discovered before the chief suspect sees the inside of a Douglas County courtroom. Jose Rodriguez-Quezada, a 44-year-old transient indicted in the stabbing death of a Reno man at a Stateline casino, will face

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The Feb. 21 R-C Morning Report

February 21, 2018 — Genoa, Nev. — Two of three people allegedly involved in a Saturday shoplifting raid on the Topsy Walmart are scheduled to appear in East Fork Justice Court this afternoon. According to court documents, two men filled a tote with cameras and ran to a waiting

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Carson City man arrested on felony burglary charge

February 20, 2018 — A Carson City man was arrested on charges of burglary, possession of burglary tools, possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia. Matthew R. Sorenson was arrested on Wednesday when deputies were responding to a call at Walmart on Topsy Lane. Deputies were flagged

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Park improvements slide in on budget

February 20, 2018 — Hundreds of children turned out on Thursday to help break in the new play equipment at Ranchos Aspen Park. Douglas County Parks officials cooked hotdogs at the dedication before school children swarmed the new feature. The old equipment was original to the park, which when

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Redevelopment Area No. 1 repeal begins

February 20, 2018 — The redevelopment area that brought Walmart, Target and Home Depot to Douglas County is on the road to redaction. A full-page ad in Sunday's edition of The Record-Courier announced a March 1 public hearing where county commissioners are scheduled to eliminate Redevelopment Area No. 1.

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Time to make higher education affordable

February 20, 2018 — In June, the Board of Regents for the Nevada System of Higher Education will consider a "modest" proposed increase of 1.8 percent in registration fees and non-resident tuition for both 2019-20 and 2020-21 academic years. These increases come on top of major 4 percent increases

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Minden Elementary students put on successful production

February 20, 2018 — Last week the Missoula Children's Theatre came to Minden Elementary School to work with students on a production of "Gulliver's Travels" made possible through the sponsorship of the Carson Valley Arts Council. Actor-directors Blaire Smith and Samantha Fabiani began the week holding open auditions utilizing

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Four new members join photo club

February 20, 2018 — The Carson Valley Photo Club saw a great turnout at their February meeting with four new members and two visitors. Nancy Hulsey presented the meeting on black and white photography, showing examples of some of the greatest, including Ansel Adams. "You don't take a photograph,

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February 20, 2018 — Horrified by shooting Editor: I was as horrified as anyone by the school shooting in Florida – and unsurprised by the immediate calls for more gun control laws before the victims even reached the hospital. If another law, or dozen, or thousand, could prevent such

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Weather and climate in Nevada

February 20, 2018 — Gardeners pay attention to weather and hopefully are also aware of Nevada's climate. What's the difference? I'm sitting here watching a front blow through. The trees are wildly waving, the sky is overcast and it's snowing in the mountains. That's weather. Climate on the other

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Society seeks nominations of women in history

February 20, 2018 — The ranks of women recognized by the Douglas County's Historical Society could easily equal the population of 1900 Genoa. In the 17 years of the Women's Remembering Project 133 woman have been honored for their contribution to Douglas County's long history. One, Dr. Eliza Cook,

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Valley resident chosen to exhibit works at Sierra Arts Foundation

February 20, 2018 — Nancy Ryan, a Gardnerville resident, has been chosen to exhibit her work along with fellow textile artist, Denise Oyama Miller of Fremont, Calif., at the Sierra Arts Foundation located at 17 South Virginia St., Reno. Out of 67 entries, eight artists were chosen to display

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culinary check

February 20, 2018 — Carson Valley Sertoma Club presented a $1,000 check to the Douglas High School's Culinary Program to assist them in continuing to provide excellent training and service in the culinary and hospitality industries. Richard Hamzik, Sertoma President, presented the check to Kerry Stack, Culinary Program Director

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Jutta Ingrid Hartung

February 20, 2018 — February 15, 1933 ~ February 14, 2018 Jutta was born on February 15, 1933 in Hamburg, Germany, passed away on February 14, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. She was preceded in death by her sister Harriet. Jutta is survived by her husband of 54 years, Hermann,

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Redeveloping Stateline is a gamble

February 20, 2018 — In 2011, California eliminated all 400 redevelopment agencies in an effort to return the money they gathered to local school districts and other taxing authorities. With the impending dissolution of Douglas County Redvelopment District No. 1, it's worth noting that there will still be another

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Minden man victim in plane crash

February 20, 2018 — A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying crashed into a field at about 11:30 a.m. Filice was flying the

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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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