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Pedestrian killed walking on Highway 395

December 15, 2018 — A pedestrian was killed 6:20 a.m. Saturday while reportedly walking in the northbound travel lane of Highway 395 near Cradlebaugh Bridge. A preliminary investigation revealed that a black SUV struck the pedestrian who was in the travel lanes, according to Trooper Matt McLaughlin. “The pedestrian

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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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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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The Chinese in early Nevada

December 14, 2018 — A War in Carson Valley in 1868? Well sort of, the "Woodchoppers War of 1868" took place even though there was a wood shortage at the time. Partners James W. Haines (credited with inventing the famous V-flume), Charles A. Van Gorder, and William Leete (or

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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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Service Thursday for former commissioner

December 14, 2018 — A service for former county commissioner Daniel R. Hickey is 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville. He was 74. Born July 16, 1944, at Saint Mary's Hospital in Reno to Jimmy and Grace Oxoby Hickey, he grew up

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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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Remote Rubies: Nevada’s only heli-ski operation one of longest-running in U.S.

December 14, 2018 — LAMOILLE, Nev. — Forty-two years ago, Joe Royer was driving from his home in Marin County, California, to his winter gig as a ski patroller in Snowbird, Utah. As he cruised along Interstate 80, he looked out at the towering peaks of the Ruby Mountains

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Weather forecast: A dry December

December 13, 2018 — While the three-month precipitation forecast through February indicates a chance of increased moisture, December doesn't appear to be holding up its end. As of Thursday, only .42 inches of moisture have fallen in Minden, according to the National Weather Service. The average for the same

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Washoe ROTC instructor faces assault charge

December 13, 2018 — The logistics manager for the Washoe County School District's Jr. Reserve Officer Training Corps faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon as a result of an incident at a Stateline hotel. William G. Herrera, 51, is scheduled to be arraigned in Douglas County

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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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Gerard Theodore Hardy

December 13, 2018 — Gerard Theodore Hardy, 58, passed away on December 8, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

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Nancy Gail Hardy

December 13, 2018 — Nancy Gail Hardy, age 81, of Minden, NV, passed away on December 3, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Walton's Funeral Home, 775-783-9312.

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