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Trial delayed in sexual assault on child case

April 19, 2018 — A trial was delayed on Tuesday until after Thanksgiving for a former Minden man, who is facing a life sentence on a charge of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old. Juan G. Ramirez-Vargas, 46, is denying charges of sexual assault and lewdness with a child under the

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Earth Day every day in Douglas

April 19, 2018 — For many, Sunday's Earth Day celebration is an occasion to plant trees, or do a river or beach clean-up. But for the most part, people are reminded they can, in fact, recycle those soda cans and that old plastic milk jug. They become heroes for

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Fire closes 395, threatens Lone Pine

April 19, 2018 — A 300-acre wildfire closed Highway 395 south of Manzanar and is threatening the town of Lone Pine on Thursday afternoon. The fire was first reported at about 10:25 a.m., but grew to 120 acres. California Highway Patrol units closed the highway at 3 p.m. According

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Hold on to your underpants New play coming to Minden’s CVIC Hall

April 19, 2018 — Theo Markes faces an unusual problem: his wife's underpants won't stay on. Adapted from a 1911 classic German play by Carl Sternheim and rewritten by comedian Steve Martin, the Carson Valley Community Theatre's new production, "The Underpants" is about Theo and Louise Markes, a couple

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65-year-old goes to prison for using methamphetamine

April 19, 2018 — With only a few months left to go before his probation expired, a 65-year-old man was ordered to serve out a prison term after he used methamphetamine. Jimmie L. Reimann told District Judge Tod Young that he happened to be behind the wheel when he

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Boys & Girls Club of Carson Valley hosting summer kickoff event

April 19, 2018 — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada, Carson Valley, hosts its annual Kick-Off to Summer and Camp Color Me Great event at 701 Long Valley Road from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Mandatory parent orientation sessions run every hour with the last one

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Letters to the editor April 20

April 19, 2018 — Another epic ski season Editor: Heavenly should be proud of what they provide for our community. Before our program started the Zephyr Cove Ski Club was presented with an Epic Promise Grant which provided funding for our six scholarships this season. The ZCSC started the

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R-C newspaperman Pat Bridges to retire

April 19, 2018 — After nearly 40 years as a newspaperman, Record-Courier publisher Pat Bridges is bidding farewell to the business. Pat is retiring effective today, just a few days short of the day he arrived in Gardnerville on April 23, 2012, making him the longest-serving publisher since Swift

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Hoping roadwork brings returns

April 19, 2018 — Roundabout is a good way to describe getting around Douglas County this road construction season. Muller Lane is already closed until September for replacement of a bridge. Commuters using Highway 395 from Minden to Carson City are going to find it to be a bit

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$3,000 donated to support ASPIRE Academy

April 19, 2018 — The Carson Valley Kiwanis Club donated $3,000 recently to ASPIRE Academy in support of the school's student recognition program. "The Kiwanis members were impressed by the purpose and importance of the sweatshirts for our students," said ASPIRE Academy Principal Marty Swisher. The sweatshirts recognize students

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Spaghetti fundraiser to support couple

April 19, 2018 — Friends of longtime Gardnerville Ranchos residents Ken and Joy Carr have organized a spaghetti and salad feed fundraiser for the couple on May 4. Proceeds from the event will help the Carrs eradicate a mold infestation from their current home. Ken Carr received a heart

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Historian Inn, Silver City RV Park change hands

April 19, 2018 — Two longtime Carson Valley tourism businesses changed hands recently. Gardnerville's Historian Inn has new owners after its $1.785 million sale last month. On Thursday, Douglas County commissioners approved a liquor license for Reno company RK Hotel. The company is owned by Sparks resident Kuldeep Ghumann.

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Mono wishes anglers a merry Fishmas

April 19, 2018 — The 2018 Mono County trout fishing season officially kicks off on April 28. Mono County is well known as an exceptional trout fishing destination, and the opening date has been dubbed "Fishmas" because it's the most wonderful time of the year for anglers. Another reason

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Clerk to bill districts for elections

April 19, 2018 — A voter in the Gardnerville Ranchos is worth $1.05, while one in Johnson Lane is closer to 60 cents based on the districts that serve them. The county will bill each district 15 cents per voter to help pay for keeping track of voters, according

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Ranchos man makes bail after drug arrest

April 19, 2018 — A raid on a Pine View Estates home resulted in at least three arrests, including a 19-year-old Gardnerville Ranchos man. Beau D. Barrett, 19, was taken into custody in Pineview Estates. Deputies responding to a home on Walker Street at 2 a.m. Saturday said several

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Douglas youth win awards at first livestock show

April 19, 2018 — More than 50 exhibitors showed their market lambs and goats at the first Battle Born Jackpot livestock show April 7 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Of the 53 lambs on display, the one shown by Douglas resident Paige Radlefinger took the top prize. Reserve grand

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The April 19 R-C Morning Report

April 19, 2018 — Genoa, Nev. — As it turns out Highway 88 at Centerville isn't going to close next week. It's just going to be a mess as the state takes it down to one lane with a pilot car during the day while doing preparation work for

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Parent company sells MontBleu in Stateline

April 18, 2018 — The parent company of the MontBleu Casino Resort & Spa in Stateline announced the sale of the property on Monday. Reno-based Eldorado Resorts struck a $1.85 billion deal acquiring MontBleu and the Tropicana Laughlin Hotel and Casino in Southern Nevada, as well as casinos in

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Highway 88 closing for roundabout work

April 18, 2018 — Work on a roundabout at Centerville and Highway 88 will begin 7 a.m. Monday, snarling one of the main routes Gardnerville Ranchos residents use to commute north. A pilot car will guide motorists through the intersection next week through 6 p.m. Then the state plans

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Pauline H. White

April 18, 2018 — April 20, 1921 – April 15, 2018 Pauline "Polly" White passed peacefully into the hands of her Lord on April 15, 2018 at Brookdale Senior Living Community in Gardnerville, NV. Polly was born in Green Forest, Arkansas where she attended a one room elementary school

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