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1 hr ago | The Record-Courier

Marine Corps veteran sworn in as deputy

Steven Kimbrell was sworn in on Monday in a ceremony held at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Valley Station, in Minden, according to Sheriff Ron Pierini.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Record-Courier

In the spotlight for August 29

Riff Raff, Bootleggers and Mo and the Cromerzones perform noon-5 p.m. Saturday in Heritage Park, Gardnerville to benefit Ted Nagel who was diagnosed with skin cancer.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV, Minden, NV

Las Vegas Review Journal

2 OK after Northern Nevada copter crash

Douglas County sheriff's officials said the chopper went down Wednesday afternoon in the Horsebend area.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Man Expected to Survive Douglas County Helicopter Crash

Officials with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office say that the crash occurred in the Horseshoe Bend area just south of Gardnerville.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV

The Record-Courier

Pilot survives Pine Nut helicopter crash

The pilot of a helicopter that crashed this afternoon in the Pine Nut Mountains was able to seek care on his own.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Douglas Co. officials respond to active fire near Kingsbury Grade

East Fork Fire and Paramedic District and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office are currently responding to a wild land fire on Kingsbury Grade .

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Related Topix: Kingsbury, NV

The Record-Courier

Marine Corps veteran sworn in as deputy

Steven Kimbrell was sworn in on Monday in a ceremony held at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Valley Station, in Minden, according to Sheriff Ron Pierini.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

The Record-Courier

Always Lost' memorial exhibit at Minden Inn

A Douglas County landmark is displaying Western Nevada College's contribution to the scars of war, "Always Lost: A Meditation on War."

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Related Topix: Minden, NV, Arts, Photography

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nevada Appeal

Hundreds of backpacks collected for area students

Shown from the left is Lt. Mark Cyr; Matt Carboni, Salvation Army youth pastor; and Peggy Sweetland, special projects coordinator with the Carson City School District.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Carson City, NV

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Arson Suspected in Gardnerville Ranchos Fires

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is looking for the people involved in several suspected arson fires over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville Ranchos, NV, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Semiconductors, NV Energy, Electronics

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Nevada Appeal

Western Nevada College "Always Lost" Exhibition on War at the Marin Library in Marin, Calif.

A Douglas County landmark is preparing to display Western Nevada College's contribution to the scars of war, "Always Lost: A Meditation on War."

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Minden, NV

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Record-Courier

Explorers compete in Orange County event

From left, John Chambers-Stanley, Spencer Flanders, Taylee Pickering, Chelsea Osborn, Makayla Raub, Fallon Montanucci, Maverick Duffy, Erik Jacobson, The Douglas County Sheriff's Explorer POST No.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Record-Courier

Man gets probation in solar panel thefts

A Washoe Valley man, who admitted taking solar panels from three Douglas County locations, said he'd turned his life around after finding religion.

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Related Topix: Washoe Valley, NV, Drugs, Johnson Lane, NV

The Record-Courier

The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 21

Consolidation of the county's three Lake Tahoe water systems along with their new rates are before Douglas County commissioners' at their regular meeting today.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV, Weather

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Nevada jobless rate flat in July

Nevada's unemployment rate was flat in July, remaining at 7.7 percent. But officials pointed out that is 2.2 percent lower than July a year ago.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Reno, NV, Carson City, NV, Churchill County, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Minden residents voice concerns over flood cleanup efforts

After three floods in one month, Johnson Lane area residents in Minden have been left cleaning up mud and debris left on properties, city streets and public drainage systems.

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Related Topix: Minden, NV, Johnson Lane, NV, Weather

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Record-Courier

Minden starts search for new town board member

The search has begun for a new Minden Town Board member to replace Steve Thaler, who becomes a Douglas County commissioner on Jan. 1, 2015.

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Related Topix: Minden, NV

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Record-Courier

Reno man victim in fatal Pine Nut accident

A Reno man was identified Monday as the pedestrian killed Aug. 10 on Highway 395 after he was struck by a pickup, and then two Sheriff's patrol cars.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

The Record-Courier

Mark Sexton Band at Dangberg

The Mark Sexton Band will headline a concert opened by local singer Vanessa Littrell at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Record-Courier

Douglas jobless numbers down in July

Unemployment dropped to 8 percent in Douglas County during July, down from 10 percent at the beginning of the year.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV, Carson City, NV

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