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Family digs out from mud (1)

July 28, 2014 — 

DOUGLAS COUNTY — A week after what officials are calling a once-in-a-century flash flood hit the Olson home, the family still is digging out and facing an uncertain future. “It’s …

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JoAnne Skelly: Creepy crawlies are an interesting study (2)

July 28, 2014 — 

Creepy crawlies often fascinate children who realize that insects are amazing creatures. Exploring the insect world with the children in your life can be an incredibly powerful learning experience and …

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John Bullis: Documenting vehicle expenses (3)

July 28, 2014 — 

David H. Garza had vehicle expenses disallowed because he did not keep adequate records and evidence as Section 274(d) and the related regulations require. He did not record the amount, …

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How to use your newly obtained health insurance (4)

July 28, 2014 — 

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who recently obtained health coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP), here are some steps …

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Healthcare, technology widen Carson City jobs base (5)

July 28, 2014 — 

The job outlook in Carson City may be brightening and broadening in the coming decade. If projections hold true, employment in the state capital should grow 1 percent annually until …

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FISH fundraiser features solar array (6)

July 28, 2014 — 

Friends In Service Helping has partnered with Black Rock Solar to give FISH donors the chance to win a solar array. To become a “solar donor” and help shine a …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Man arrested on four felonies after attempting to elude officers (7)

July 28, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. SATURDAY • At 12:34 a.m., a 27-year-old Carson woman was arrested …

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Washoe School board postpones school boss review (8)

July 28, 2014 — 

RENO — The Washoe County school board has postponed a discussion of Superintendent Pedro Martinez’s ouster after he filed a lawsuit alleging breach of contract and asked a judge to …

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Sheriff’s Office warns of lottery scam (9)

July 28, 2014 — 

Sgt. Scott McDaniel of the Carson City Sheriff’s Office is warning of a lottery scam: “Scammers are at it again; most recently I received a letter from a citizen who …

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Low water levels taking toll on Lake Tahoe rec businesses (10)

July 28, 2014 — 

For Larry Boerner, the region’s recent rainfall comes as a relief amid California’s ongoing drought. “The water we can get is a blessing,” said Boerner, owner of the commercial vessel …

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Lake Tahoe resort investigated for dumping pool water (11)

July 27, 2014 — 

A South Lake Tahoe resort is being investigated for dumping an estimated 15,000 to 20,000 gallons of chlorinated pool water into a city stormwater infiltration basin near Lake Tahoe. Lake …

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Senior Center gift shop ready to serve (12)

July 27, 2014 — 

If you are looking for some reasonably priced, great quality treasures for yourself and your home, you need to check out the gift shop at the Senior Center at 911 …

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Silver Dollars and Wooden Nickels: A Silver Dollar to Silver Dollar (13)

July 27, 2014 — 

The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark. SILVER DOLLAR: Appropriately, the …

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Austinpalooza set for Aug. 16 (14)

July 27, 2014 — 

GE’s Bently Nevada and the Carson Valley Inn are sponsoring the fourth annual Austinpalooza event to benefit Austin’s House, the only children’s emergency shelter in Northern Nevada. The event will …

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The first woman sheriff in Nevada (15)

July 27, 2014 — 

At the request of a great many citizens of Austin and of Reese River Valley, presented in the form of a petition signed by the great majority of the people …

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Silver Dollar Car Classic (16)

July 27, 2014 — 

Minden residents Jim and Connie Richardson’s 1962 Porsche Speedster on display at the Silver Dollar Car Classic Saturday at Mills Park. …

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Comstock Center to present art exhibit (17)

July 27, 2014 — 

The Comstock History Center will present “One Is Silver, the Other Is Gold: Celebrating 25 Years of Nevada Folklife Apprenticeships” featuring 22 visual artists who have received grant support from …

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Lake Tahoe drone company surveys skies (18)

July 27, 2014 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE — On a clear Saturday earlier this month, Lloyd Garden pilots a remote-controlled, camera-outfitted aircraft near the clear waters of Lake Tahoe. He’s flying a drone, and such …

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TEMPTING TESLA (19)

July 26, 2014 — 

The number of rumors and unconfirmed reports Tesla Motors will build its huge battery manufacturing plant in Northern Nevada is growing every day. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in May …

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Goosen, Ogilvy are in Barracuda field (20)

July 26, 2014 — 

RENO — The Barracuda Championship announced the addition of Retief Goosen and Geoff Ogilvy, both seven-time PGA TOUR winners, to the 2014 field. The tournament is scheduled for July 31-Aug. …

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