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Yesterday | The Record-Courier

Douglas five-star schools double

Both of Douglas County's five-star schools are middle schools, according to rankings released by the Nevada Department of Education on Friday. Three of the county's four-star schools were at the secondary level, including Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, Douglas High School and Whittell High School.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV, Zephyr Cove, NV, Minden, NV

Monday | The Record-Courier

Sheriff's office looking for Gardnerville man

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Nevada Appeal

WNC News & Notes: Celebrate bigger, better national manufacturing days | NevadaAppeal.com

Western Nevada College and Dream It Do It Nevada have partnered with local businesses and industry, school districts and workforce agencies to foster the next generation of talent for manufacturing careers. That vision will be clear during Manufacturing Days, a weeklong schedule of activities, Sept.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Carson City, NV, Lyon County, NV

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Record-Courier

Highway 50 at Lake Tahoe open after gas leak fixed

A broken 4-inch gas main was responsible for a leak that closed Highway 50 for about an hour on Thursday morning. Tahoe-Douglas Fire Department and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to the Stateline Casino Core Area, at the old Horizon Casino for a broken gas main.

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Related Topix: Stateline, NV, Fire

Thu Sep 11, 2014

KTVN Reno

Douglas Sex Offenders Report Release

The Douglas County Sheriff's, working in conjunction with the U.S. Marshals Service, conducted compliance checks of all sex offenders registered in Douglas County. Investigators with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals Service contacted 134 registered offenders living in Douglas County.

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The Record-Courier

The R-C Morning Report for Sept. 11

The California Highway Patrol is responding to an accident on reported on Twin Lakes Road southwest of Bridgeport at 6:36 a.m. A white Toyota swerved to avoid a deer and hit a pole instead setting a small fire on the shoulder. Rescuers believe there is a hot wire on the ground.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Wed Sep 10, 2014

KOLO-TV Reno

Exhibit In Minden Honors Fallen Heroes

An exhibit honoring our brave Servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9-11 is on display in Minden. The exhibit is called "Always Lost: A Meditation on War" and is currently on tour at the historic Minden Inn.

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Related Topix: Minden, NV, Reno, NV

Nevada Appeal

Hezbollah's terrorists are - military grade'

Hezbollah is a terrorist organization that prompts ongoing concern despite the current focus on ISIS in Syria and Iraq, a counter-terrorism expert told Carson City's Rotary Club Tuesday. "They are military grade," said Piry, the chairman and co-founder of Northpoint Response Group.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Carson City, NV

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Nevada Appeal

Secret Witness offering reward

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is asked for the public's assistance in identifying two persons of interest in an attempted theft at the Walmart store located on Topsy Way in Carson City.

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Related Topix: Carson City, NV

Sat Aug 30, 2014

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

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