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Mold found in three fire stations

October 19, 2018 — Mold discovered in three East Fork fire stations will require personnel to temporarily relocate while it's cleaned up Gardnerville Ranchos Station 7, Gardnerville Station 2 and Minden Station 14 are affected, East Fork Chief Tod Carlini said Friday. "During the course of a scheduled flooring

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The Oct. 19 R-C Morning Report

October 19, 2018 —   Voter registration is closed for the 2018 General Election and early voting kicks off 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The R-C has posted video of Wednesday's Town Hall Debate at https://www.recordcourier.com/news/video-of-town-hall-debate/   Commissioners nudged the 911 increase along by finding no significant impact

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Video of Town Hall Debate

October 19, 2018 —

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County spokeswoman takes reins in Genoa

October 18, 2018 — On Oct. 3 the Town of Genoa approved an interlocal agreement to appoint Melissa Blosser as interim Genoa town manager. The contract was approved by Douglas County commissioners on Thursday at their board meeting. The contract is for month to month for the amount of

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Justice of the Peace race tops $80,000

October 18, 2018 — The race for East Fork Justice of the Peace has been the priciest so far in this election. Candidate Erik Levin raised $58,337.32, including $44,351 he reported providing his campaign. With contributions under $100 and in-kind contributions, he reported a total of $60,626 to the

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Assistant county manager might apply for top job

October 18, 2018 — On Thursday, Assistant County Manager Jenifer Davidson announced she was planning to apply for the county's top job. Davidson shared her plans during a discussion on the progress toward hiring a new county manager. "I am considering putting my name in the hat for the

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Man denies selling heroin near school bus stop

October 18, 2018 — A Johnson Lane man is denying charges he sold heroin within 1,000 feet of a school bus stop where children were present. Christopher McLaughlin, 28, appeared in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday where he entered innocent pleas to six separate drug counts, including five

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Minden Town Board

October 18, 2018 — Matt Bernard Residence: Minden 48 years Occupation: Professional Land Surveyor Age: 57 Contact info: 775 220-3242 mattpbernard@gmail.com Record of Service: Eight years on Minden Town Board, 12 years Douglas County Wildlife Advisory Board Education: Douglas High School Platform: I have spent most of almost every

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Gardnerville Town Board

October 18, 2018 — Aaron Hampton Place and Length of Residence: Gardnerville / Douglas County, 9 years; Virginia, 13 years; England, 10 years. Occupation: Engineer Age: 33 Contact Information NVAaronHampton@gmail.com Record of Service, Stodick Estates HOA Board – 3 years; Engineer and Technologist – 10 years Education: Bachelors of

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Minden Gardnerville Sanitation District

October 18, 2018 — Michael (Mike) King Place and length of residence: Minden Resident since 1992 (26 years) Occupation: Retired United States Army helicopter pilot and Chief Pilot, Nevada Department of Wildlife Age: 70 Contact Information: skycrane31@hotmail.com Record of service: One term as trustee at Minden Gardnerville Sanitation District

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Indian HIlls General Improvement District

October 18, 2018 — Kathryn Clark Occupation: Retired Education: In 2000 Kathryn achieved her master of arts Record of Service: Kathryn worked at Western Nevada Community College for over 20 years where she was very involved with the Classified Council being active President. Kathryn was instrumental in coordinating many

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Gardnerville Ranchos General Improvement District

October 18, 2018 — Brad Newlon Place of residence: Ranchos resident for the past 21 years (835 Russell Way) Occupation: Social Studies teacher at Douglas High School for past 21 years Age: 55 Contact information 265-7168 BNewlon777@ Yahoo.com Incumbency Eight years Education (Schools attended and degrees obtained): B.A. from

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East Fork Justice of the Peace

October 18, 2018 — Cassandra Jones Place and Length of Residence: Born and raised in Carson City, returned to Nevada after finishing law school in 2002, resident of Gardnerville since 2004. Occupation: Attorney and Owner of Heritage Law Group, P.C. Age: 39 Contact Info: http://www.CassandraJones.com, elect@cassandrajones.com Record of Service:

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Douglas County Commission District 4

October 18, 2018 — Kristi Kandel Residence: 2 years in Stateline Occupation: Business owner Age: 31 Contact information: Email: Kristi@idconsulting.us Web site: http://goo.gl/oX2VoF Record of Service: Education: Bachelor's degree Platform: I grew up in a small, relatively undeveloped town in rural Ohio and experienced the struggles that small communities

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Voting a duty and a privilege

October 18, 2018 — Elections are rigged, your vote doesn't count, voting doesn't matter. These are the things people who don't want you to vote want you to believe. Because they know full well that their power grows with each person who decides to stay home on Election Day.

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Clean up efforts help beautify and preserve open space

October 18, 2018 — One of the many benefits of living in the Carson Valley is our proximity to open space. Northern Nevada's high desert climate and topography afford outdoor enthusiasts ample opportunity to explore and enjoy these undeveloped areas. Unfortunately, some choose to use these stretches of land

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One objection to 911 fee hike

October 18, 2018 — Of 570 letters sent out to businesses to learn the impact of an increase in the 911 surcharge, the county received one protest. Douglas County commissioners are scheduled to discuss a business impact statement for the increase at their meeting in Stateline on Thursday. The

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Letters for Oct. 18, 2018

October 18, 2018 — Vote yes on county question No. 1 Editor: The Douglas County Master Plan clearly states: "Most residents agree that new development should pay its own way and not be a burden to existing residents." It is equally clear that this has not happened. This question

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Theatre company tackles ‘Mousetrap’

October 18, 2018 — The theater is dark. The audience hears a murder take place, which is then followed by a radio announcer stating that the victim was a Mrs. Maureen Lyon of Culver Street. Murder and mayhem has come to the Carson Valley! But don't worry, this is

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Early voting starts Saturday

October 18, 2018 — As of Monday, the Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer's Office had received 4,200 requests for mail-in ballots, and more are rolling in every day. If all those requests turn into votes, they would account for more than a tenth of the voters who were registered as of

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