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10 hrs ago | The Record-Courier

Six hurt fighting south county fire

Smoke is visible over the mountains from the Minnehaha Canyon fire burning in Douglas County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Jeffco Schools taps Douglas County administrator for chief academic officer

Jeffco Schools announced that Syna Morgan is the district's new Chief Academic Officer.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Nevada-Reno

The Record-Courier

The R-C Morning Report for July 8

A tentative agreement is up for ratification between the Douglas County School Board and Professional Educators Association at today's meeting at Lake Tahoe.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville Ranchos, NV, Minden, NV

The Record-Courier

Douglas reports 26 July Fourth arrests

Douglas County authorities reported 26 arrests on July 4th, and a few altercations in downtown Stateline and at Nevada and Zephyr Cove beaches.

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Related Topix: Stateline, NV, Zephyr Cove, NV

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Record-Courier

Hindu leader offers Douglas County invocation

Board of Commissioners of Douglas County, formed in 1861, began its meeting at Minden with Hindu invocation on July three, containing verses from world's oldest existing scripture.

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Related Topix: Religion, Hindu

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Record-Courier

The R-C Morning Report for July 3

A Minden bar owner had to face the music on Wednesday when he pleaded guilty to allowing a band of troubadours to play outside his establishment.

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The Record-Courier

Important things to know to celebrate the Fourth safely

Thousands of people flocked to Lake Tahoe to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday. Here, families enjoy the view of the fireworks from Reagan Beach.

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Related Topix: Nevada Government, Nevada, Zephyr Cove, NV, Stateline, NV

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Amid debate of fireworks, Lake Tahoe's show will go on

Tourism officials at Lake Tahoe said that obtaining Nevada-based sponsorship for their annual Fourth of July and Labor Day fireworks shows will help free them from California regulators after settling a lawsuit over pollution.

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Related Topix: Nevada, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Zephyr Cove, NV, Stateline, NV

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KRNV-TV Reno

Holiday DUI checkpoint near Lake Tahoe in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Nev. -- Several northern Nevada law enforcement agencies will be teaming up this Independence Day as an additional security measure for a safer holiday weekend.

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Related Topix: Reno, NV

The Record-Courier

Livestock producers can learn about managed intensive grazing systems July 23 in Gardnerville.

A workshop on managed intensive grazing systems is being conducted by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension July 23 in Gardnerville.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 02, 2014

KTVN Reno

Holiday DUI Checkpoint Planned for U.S. Highway 50

Northern Nevada law enforcement agencies will be teaming up this Independence Day as an additional security measure in providing for a safe holiday weekend.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Lake Tahoe fires under investigation for arson

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Forest Service and Tahoe Douglas Fire Department are investigating several small brush fires in the Lake Tahoe Basin as potential arsons.

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Related Topix: Stateline, NV, Zephyr Cove, NV

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Record-Courier

Escapee seen in Genoa

An inmate, who is being sought by the Nevada Department of Corrections, prompted a reverse 911 call to Genoans after he was reportedly seen in the Genoa Bar on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Genoa, NV

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Record-Courier

The R-C Morning Report for June 25

Grocery Outlet's job fair is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at 1133 Spruce St., in Gardnerville.

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Related Topix: Gardnerville, NV

KTVN Reno

Douglas County Deputies Seek Missing 12-Year-Old Girl

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding a runaway girl. On Saturday, June 21, 2014, 12-year-old Cara Breann Valerie ran away from her grandparent's home in Minden.

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Related Topix: Minden, NV, Sparks, NV

KRNV-TV Reno

Missing 12-year-old girl sought in Reno-Sparks

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a runaway juvenile.

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Related Topix: Sparks, NV, Minden, NV

Model Airplane News

Drone pilots say the darndest things

Washington Post reporter Craig Whitlock compiled a list of things drone operators have said when they get into trouble and we pulled our favorites here.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Creech Air Force Base, Tyndall Air Force Base

Nevada Appeal

Lake Tahoe fireworks shows get new sponsor

The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority has turned over the financial reigns of two popular fireworks shows, following a recently settled lawsuit that nearly led to their cancellation.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Lake Tahoe Travel, Travel, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Nevada Appeal

Medical examiner has Bones found at Spooner

Human bones found near the Douglas-Carson line by an inmate work crew are being examined to determine a cause of death for the person.

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Related Topix: Washoe County, NV

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Record-Courier

New Tahoe water rates unveiled

Some monthly water bills could rise more than 50 percent under new rates Douglas County is looking to finalize for three Lake Tahoe water systems.

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