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Sunday showing of Radio Memories III sold out

June 15, 2018 — Tickets are already sold out for the Sunday showing of the Carson Valley Community Theatre's production "Radio Memories III." Because the show is not on a stage and is in a smaller location than most of the theater's productions, seating is limited. The company's production

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Curtain call for Douglas seniors

June 8, 2018 — More than 300 Douglas High School seniors took their final bow during the curtain call at the Class of 2018's commencement ceremony on Thursday. Drama students and senior class speakers Sarah Grove and Thomas Rao presented a drama analogy of what high school is like.

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‘Radio Memories III’ broadcasts in Minden

June 7, 2018 — Tune in at the Annex for a walk down memory lane as the Carson Valley Community Theatre broadcasts the Golden Age of radio June 21-23. The company's production, "Radio Memories III," recreates prime-time programming from the mid 1940s with performers gathering at KVCT Radio in

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Senior finds peace through family and school

June 5, 2018 — For Douglas High School senior Alexandra DeMaranville-Robinson, the hardest part of high school was reminding herself that she was loved and had a home. While in eighth-grade DeMaranville-Robinson and her siblings were removed from a drug and alcohol abusive home. "I felt ashamed because I

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Senior stays positive while moving schools

June 5, 2018 — Growing up in a military family and having to move schools frequently can be hard, but for 2018 Douglas High School graduate Austin Anderson it's an opportunity to meet new people and try new things. "It has its challenges, but you get to meet different

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Run kicks off Carson Valley Days Parade

June 3, 2018 — Tahoe Youth and Family Services will conduct their inaugural 5k Fun Run during the Carson Valley Days 8 a.m. June 9. "It's really an activity that families can do together before the parade," said Tahoe Youth and Family Services Executive Director Karen Carey. The Partnership

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Mountain Madness kicks off end of Douglas school year

May 31, 2018 — Since 1999, Mountain Madness has brought the school and community together for one last "hurrah" before graduations throughout Douglas County commence. Douglas High School will host its annual Mountain Madness powder puff football game and carnival presented by the Block D Letterman's Club on Friday.

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Vietnam Memorial Wall replica arrives this week

May 29, 2018 — A half size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall will visit Douglas County for the first time May 31- June 4 at Eastside Memorial Park in Minden. Eastside Memorial Park is sponsoring the wall's visit. By bringing the monument to Minden, Eastside Memorial Park

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Middle school students learn hands-on CPR

May 24, 2018 — Carson Valley Middle School's sports medicine teacher Michelle Norris wants her students to know they can save lives. Norris provides hands-on medical experiences at the end of every semester to her seventh and eight grade classes. This semester nurses from Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center

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Walk encourages awareness of Cystic Fibrosis

May 14, 2018 — Truette Bryce looks like any other eighth-grader at Carson Valley Middle School. She's active, social and enjoys playing volleyball. She may look like a healthy teenager on the outside, but inside she is suffering from a hidden disease known as Cystic Fibrosis. Bryce is one

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Lifepoint went, gave and served community

May 8, 2018 — Dozens of Lifepoint Church members flooded throughout Carson City and Douglas County Saturday with a mission; "Go give serve (and) love." The mission was a community outreach project to go out and serve at various locations for the mere joy of doing it. "It's an

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Jedis return to Minden for Star Wars Day

May 8, 2018 — The force was strong at Minden Park Friday as dozens of Carson Valley residents gathered to celebrate Minden's third annual Star Wars Day. Star Wars Day is celebrated May 4 by Jedi fans around the world. The date is a play on the popular Star

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Pro athlete to speak in Minden on Thursday

May 6, 2018 — Listening to a Ted Talk and journaling started out as a simple class assignment in the Jobs for America's Graduates program at Douglas High School, but soon turned into a mass marketing project for the students to get professional paraplegic athlete Jeremy McGhee to Douglas

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Nevadans faced with choice on 2018 ballot

May 1, 2018 — NV Energy has been the only option Nevada residents have when it comes to purchasing electricity since 1919. At that time, the people of Nevada chose to trust a public utility with the state's power infrastructure and costs. Nevadans knew that it would be most

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Former Partnership director donates $500 to Tahoe Youth

May 1, 2018 — Tahoe Youth and Family Services received $500 in funding Friday from retired Partnership of Community Resources Executive Director Cheryl Bricker. "Cheryl is an asset to this community and really truly cares about the community and the youth," said Tahoe Youth and Family Services Executive Director

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Chamber of Commerce luncheon highlights the power of social media

April 24, 2018 — Marketers are faced with more than 1,000 media outlets from Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to LinkedIn, YouTube and WhatsApp and an ever-changing number of tactics, channels and tools to promote their business. The question is, what do you choose? That was the focus at the

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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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Entrepreneurs venture ideas to ‘Shark Tank’

April 17, 2018 — Social media marketing, a franchise pizza parlor and a charter fishing expedition were some of the ideas dangled in front of local business leaders Monday by Douglas High School students in Jill Alley's principles of business and marketing class. The students were participating in their

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A dentist, candy maker and a banker walk into the business showcase…

April 14, 2018 — It's not often that a dentist, chocolate shop and financial agencies are in the same location at once, but during the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce's Business Showcase Thursday, more than 80 businesses conveniently brought their goods and services together for Valley residents to browse

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Tesla offers opportunity to high school students

April 12, 2018 — Full-time employment, attending college and a low cost of living would fulfill most every high school senior's dream when thinking about the future. Tesla representative Chris Reilly announced said dream opportunity to Douglas High School students Monday. Reilly discussed plans for Tesla and its new

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