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Young Chautauquans to visit Dangberg Historic Park in Minden

June 23, 2017 — Young Chautauquans will present "People Who United the States" at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 pm. The Douglas County Historical Society's Young Chautauqua Program presenters are 15 year old Jahmila Santiago as "Sarah Winnemucca", 15 year old Sandia […]

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Fundraiser for Carson City’s Muscle Powered ends Saturday

June 22, 2017 — The chance to show support for trails is offered while getting the chance to win three bikes worth $6,000 and equipped with components from SRAM, RockShox, Maxxis and Stan's NoTubes. Running through Saturday, Epic Rides is hosting the Hail the Trail fundraiser to benefit three […]

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Huntsman Cancer Institute unveils new cancer research center

June 22, 2017 — SALT LAKE CITY — Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah announced the official opening of its Primary Children's and Families' Cancer Research Center, a world-class facility dedicated to advancing research in cancer. Jon M. Huntsman also announced today a commitment from the […]

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Free wildlife shows planned by Douglas County Public Library

June 21, 2017 — As part of its summer reading fun, the Douglas County Public Library is providing two wildlife shows on July 12. The first show will take place at 4 p.m. at the Zephyr Cove branch, 233 Warrior Way. Another is planned at 6 p.m. at the […]

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Nevada Business Connections holding breakfast Wednesday

June 20, 2017 — Buzz Harris, a licensed business broker with the Liberty Group of Nevada, will be featured at a monthly breakfast sponsored by Nevada Business Connections. Harris, a 35-year resident of Nevada, has operated and managed several businesses. He spent 25 years as a public affairs and […]

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Youth summer program underway in Carson City

June 20, 2017 — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada began summer programming with Camp Battle Born on June 5. Camp Battle Born runs through Aug. 11. Activities are planned around weekly themes including survival camp, artful antics and mad science camp. Matt Sampson, director of operations […]

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Journey of Hope rolls into Carson City

June 19, 2017 — Western Nevada College again hosted a group of cyclists on their way across the country to help people with disabilities. Journey of Hope is part of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity's national efforts to serve people with disabilities. Their trek spans 32 states and 12,000 combined […]

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Douglas County Public Library to close for Fourth of July

June 19, 2017 — The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be closed on July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. The library will resume its regular schedule at 10 a.m. July 5. For information, find the library on Facebook and Twitter, or go to douglas.lib.nv.us, or call […]

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Volunteers sought to teach English in Carson City

June 19, 2017 — United Latino Community in Carson City needs community volunteers to teach basic English to adults. A free workshop for volunteers is planned from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at United Latino Community, 1711 N. Roop St., at the corner of Roop Street and Beverly Drive. […]

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Carson Mall seeks volunteers for hot-dog-eating contest

June 19, 2017 — The Carson Mall is hosting a hot-dog-eating contest from 1 to 4 p.m. July 4, and volunteer grillers are needed to help make it happen. The two-round elimination contest offers four categories — kids, teens, men and women. Entry costs $2.50; anyone under 18 must […]

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Summer reading program for adults set at Douglas County Public Library

June 19, 2017 — Adults are welcome to join the Douglas County Public Library's summer reading program in July. Anyone 18 and older can register at the Minden or Zephyr Cove locations. Participants will get the opportunity to share their opinions on the books they read. There will be […]

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Local amateur radio operators holding Field Day in Minden

June 19, 2017 — June 25 and 26 is Field Day, an annual contest for amateur radio operators across North America. SIERA (Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Assn.) will hold their Field Day at Minden-Tahoe Airport from 11 a.m. Saturday through the night to 11 a.m. Sunday. The goal of […]

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Storytelling weekend planned at Dangberg park in Minden

June 19, 2017 — A weekend of Storytelling brings a variety of talent to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, 2017. The featured tellers at this year's event are Willy Claflin, world-music percussion band The Batamba Collective, Mother Lode Storytelling Guild tellers Linda […]

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Chautauqua of Snowshoe Thompson planned in Minden

June 16, 2017 — Steve Hale will portray the legendary mailman of the Sierra, Jon A. "Snowshoe Thompson, at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. When Jon Thompson put on his 8-foot skis and heavy leather mail pack in 1856, he skied […]

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NDOT to resurface State Route 341 south of Virginia City

June 16, 2017 — Single lane closures and minor travel delays will take place on State Route 341 south of Virginia City beginning June 19 as the Nevada Department of Transportation resurfaces the roadway. More than seven miles of road will be resurfaced between Virginia City and the southern […]

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3rd & Curry St. Farmers Market modified for Carson City Off-Road

June 16, 2017 — Saturday's 3rd and Curry St. Farmers Market will have adjustments to accommodate the Carson City Off-Road bike race that's happening through Sunday. Linda Marrone, market manager, said the market can best be accessed from the southwest. Handicap parking will exclusively be on Nevada Street. Anyone […]

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Meditation, spiritual wellness classes offered in Carson City

June 16, 2017 — A six-week introductory class on meditation starts June 17 at the Carson Psychic Institute, 1800 E. Highway 50, Suite 207. The class, from 10 a.m. to noon, will cover energy tools for grounding, focusing, cleaning, replenishing and protecting an individual's space. It also will touch […]

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Award-winning Reno author to hold creative writing workshop

June 15, 2017 — Award-winning Nevada author Eric Neuenfeldt will be holding a free creative writing workshop on June 24 at the Sierra Arts Foundation in Reno. Neuenfeldt, a fiction writer and English teacher at Truckee Meadows Community College, is a recipient of the Nevada Arts Council's Artist Fellowship […]

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Artists sought to submit in Carson City’s Spirit of America art show

June 15, 2017 — The Nevada Artists Association invites all local and regional artists and photographers to enter its Spirit of America art show. The exhibit, to be shown at the NAA gallery at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center, is open to nonmembers as well as members. Being a […]

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Free events planned at Mormon Station in Genoa

June 15, 2017 — Join park staff at Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa for family friendly summer park events. All are free to the public. Genoa Americana Festival — Celebrate our nation's independence while listening to live bluegrass, Americana and old time music at the annual Genoa […]

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