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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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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."
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
University of Nevada freshmen start boot camp on Sunday
While Douglas County's public school students start school on Monday, 350 incoming freshmen at the University of Nevada, Reno, will be starting a five-day boot camp on Sunday.
It's the water: Genoa well wins water award
Water from Douglas County Utilities's Genoa well was pronounced the best tasting in Nevada by the 2014 Nevada Rural Water Association Training and Technical Conference at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno.
A car crosses flood waters on July 20.
The Douglas County Emergency Reverse 911 system is back up and running, and the however the National Weather Service issues appropriate warnings from their radar system and the Emergency Broadcast System.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
ALS patient challenges Harry Reid to improve Nevada medical care
"He's what I consider the most powerful man in the state," says Mike Wedin of Carson City.
Odds are, Douglas bypass will not happen
It would take more than a bypass to slow down flash floods from the Pine Nuts into Carson Valley, but the accompanying flood control structures would be a welcome diversion.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Clerk-treasurer to resign
Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer Ted Thran is resigning his seat effective Sept. 1 to take a job with the Town of Minden as accountant.
Nevada Supreme Court justice serving jury duty
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Chief Justice Mark Gibbons was summoned and then selected from about 100 other potential jurors to serve at a Carson City trial this week.