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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.
The R-C Morning Report for Aug. 12
Monday's flooding in Stephanie Way was the final straw for county commissioners, who issued a declaration requesting the governor to declare a state of emergency.
Storm causes more flooding; Douglas Co. seeks state help
Carson River Road resident Jerry Vivant clears mud and debris from his driveway after a culvert overflowed and more than 3-feet of mud washed across the road on Monday afternoon.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Douglas County requests funding for flood relief
According to a press release, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners have requested a State of Emergency due to the cumulative series of flash floods that have taken place in the area since July 20. The cumulative series of floods has now exceeded the county's resources, and the declaration will allow for help with repairing public ... (more)
Man Struck by 3 Vehicles, Including 2 Patrol Cars
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by three vehicles on U.S. Highway 395 south of Gardnerville, including two Douglas County sheriff's patrol cars.
Pedestrian killed on Highway 395 south of Gardnerville
An unidentified man was killed after being struck by multiple vehicles on Highway 395 near Double Springs late Sunday night.