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Fremont teachers go under the bucket (1)

August 27, 2014 — 

Fremont Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade teachers took the ALS ice bucket challenge Tuesday. They challenged their fellow teachers and the staff in the Carson City School District Office to …

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Douglas High School challenges Carson to ALS ice bucket challenge (2)

August 27, 2014 — 

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Wildfire burning on Kingsbury Grade (3)

August 27, 2014 — 

Forward progress on the 6-acre Kingsbury Grade fire was halted at about 3:45 p.m., according to broadcast reports. A 6-acre fire has been growing slowly about halfway up Kingsbury Grade …

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JOIN receives grant to train unemployed (4)

August 27, 2014 — 

JOIN, Inc., Northern Nevada’s nonprofit job training agency has received a grant from the Department of Labor’s Emergency Grant funding program to provide immediate help to individuals who have been …

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Medicaid prisoners ‘devastating’ Carson-Tahoe Health’s bottom line (5)

August 27, 2014 — 

When the state decided to shift prison inmates to Medicaid to save the state on their health-care costs, no one asked what the impact would be on Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical …

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‘Always Lost’ memorial exhibit at Minden Inn (6)

August 27, 2014 — 

A Douglas County landmark is displaying Western Nevada College’s contribution to the scars of war, “Always Lost: A Meditation on War.” The nationally touring humanities exhibit, which personalizes the wars …

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Washoe County offers school leader $25k settlement (7)

August 27, 2014 — 

RENO — The Washoe County School Board has voted to offer School Superintendent Pedro Martinez $25,000 to settle a lawsuit he filed in the wake of his sudden firing and …

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A COMPLETE ‘KAP:’ Carson City company does millwork for new 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium (8)

August 27, 2014 — 

When Colin Kaepernick sits in front of his locker before games at the new San Francisco 49ers Levi’s Stadium, he’ll be surrounded by the finely crafted beauty of woodwork created …

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The buck stops here (9)

August 27, 2014 — 

One buck grazes on alfalfa while the other seems focused on something else in Washoe Valley Tuesday. …

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Carson City open space management concerns on tap (10)

August 26, 2014 — 

A Carson River area open space management plan that envisions a park ranger and trails coordinator goes next week to Carson City’s Parks and Recreation Commission for review. The 190-page …

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Carson teams open Thursday (11)

August 26, 2014 — 

Northern Division I tennis has a new look this year. Instead of two leagues with Division I and Division IA teams mixed together, each classification will have its own league, …

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Volleyball season preview: Young Carson High team ready to make their mark (12)

August 26, 2014 — 

A lack of height has forced Carson High volleyball coach Robert Maw to change the way he will attack people this year. “We¹re lacking (height and firepower) in the middle,” …

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Carson City elementary school going solar (13)

August 26, 2014 — 

An array of solar panels planned for Mark Twain Elementary School could save the school district $15- to- $20,000 annually, Mark Korinek told the Carson City School Board on Tuesday. …

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Public Works Board warned there’s no cash for projects (14)

August 26, 2014 — 

For the third straight budget cycle, the Public Works Board has been told there’s no money for anything except critical maintenance projects. PWB Manager Gus Nuñez told the board Tuesday …

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Marano: City to take care of affected workers (15)

August 26, 2014 — 

Other city jobs will be available for animal services personnel and no one will be displaced at the Building Division when those two functions are privatized, City Manager Nick Marano …

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Brothel owners to Sen. Harry Reid, after ‘coward’ comment: Focus on issues (16)

August 26, 2014 — 

Sen. Harry Reid’s latest call to end legal prostitution in Nevada drew sharp reactions from two Nevada brothels. Jeremy Lemur of Sheri’s Ranch in Pahrump and Dennis Hoff of the …

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Health is focus at Carson’s Rotary Club (17)

August 26, 2014 — 

Health matters held sway at Carson City’s Rotary Club luncheon gathering Tuesday, which featured a talk on simulated medical education and a few words from the mayor on this week’s …

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Hundreds of backpacks collected for area students (18)

August 26, 2014 — 

The Salvation Army of Carson City’s back to school Apple Tree program collected 467 backpacks as well as school supplies for needy children from Carson City and Douglas County school …

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Moms to rally for safer births Sept. 1 (19)

August 26, 2014 — 

A group of mothers is joining together with moms in more than 100 cities nationwide to rally to call attention to the state of maternal health care in the U.S. …

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Karelian dogs vital in bear management (20)

August 26, 2014 — 

Rooster’s ears perked up as he heard the 500-pound male black bear growling from inside a trap Monday morning. The Karelian bear dog knew it was time to get to …

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