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Carson City Sheriff’s Log: K-9 finds heroin in inmate property room (2)

July 25, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 7:30 a.m., Delton Battles, 31, was arrested on …

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Psychic arrested in sting (3)

July 25, 2014 — 

A Minden woman who was arrested for obtaining money for false pretenses allegedly told an undercover officer that for $700 she could make a cheating spouse faithful. Helen “Helena” Welch, …

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Reward offered for information on commercial burglaries in Carson City (4)

July 25, 2014 — 

A $1,000 reward is being offered by Secret Witness for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with the commercial burglary spree in Carson …

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Ex-Nev. lawmaker Steven Brooks sentenced to Calif. prison (5)

July 25, 2014 — 

VICTORVILLE, Calif. — A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly was ordered to two years …

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Nevada gambling revenue jumps 14 percent in June (6)

July 25, 2014 — 

LAS VEGAS — Nevada officials say casino revenues shot up more than 14 percent in June thanks to a banner month on the Las Vegas Strip. The state Gaming Control …

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Hayward rally stops in Silver Springs (7)

July 25, 2014 — 

SILVER SPRINGS — Hayward Air Rally participating pilots flew into this community’s airport Thursday, and among those greeting them was a student from Carson City looking to spread his wings …

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Sheriff’s Log: Four jailed after deputies investigate suspicious drug activity (8)

July 25, 2014 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 11:30 a.m. a 29-year-old Carson man was arrested …

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Col. Curry leads mint toward finish line (9)

July 25, 2014 — 

This is the fifth part in a six-part series about the history of the Carson Mint. In January 1869, Congress asked for an accounting of the cost of building the …

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Douglas officials: Flood was once in a century (10)

July 25, 2014 — 

Sunday’s deluge was a once-in-a-century occurrence, Douglas County officials said Thursday. “The initial analysis places this storm at a 100-year, two-hour storm, essentially meaning that the intensity of rainfall had …

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Satellites show groundwater loss (11)

July 24, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that it serves, according …

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2 hurt, $2M damage in South Tahoe hotel fire (12)

July 24, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A fire at a South Lake Tahoe hotel forced two people to jump to safety from a second-story balcony and caused $2 million in damage, officials …

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Animal services manager exits city job (13)

July 24, 2014 — 

Cindy Hannah, Carson City’s animal services manager since early December 2013, is no longer serving in that role, City Manager Nick Marano announced Thursday. ”She’s out the door today,” he …

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RSVP offers farmers market coupons for seniors (14)

July 24, 2014 — 

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Inc. has a limited number of free Farmers Market coupons for fresh produce to offer to Carson City low-income seniors through the Senior Farmers Market …

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Voting ongoing for final 150th birthday medallion (15)

July 24, 2014 — 

The fourth and final medallion commemorating Nevada’s 150th birthday will feature Lake Tahoe, Great Basin National Park, the Hoover Dam or a combination tribute to cattle drives and casinos. Nevadans …

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Performance academy hosting information night (16)

July 24, 2014 — 

An informational meeting for parents wanting to learn more about the Nevada Performance Academy will take place at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at VT Williams and Associates, 3470 G.S. Richards Blvd. …

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Nationwide warrant issued for arson felon (17)

July 24, 2014 — 

A nationwide, no-bail warrant was issued for the arrest of a Gardnerville Ranchos resident who was on a diversion program in an effort to avoid prison. Richard Vonderscher Jr., 46, …

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Better access to Tahoe Rim Trail sought (18)

July 24, 2014 — 

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is asking volunteers to help with hiker counts and surveys this Saturday, as the group tries to determine how many people are using the 165-mile …

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Break-in at Animal Services under investigation (19)

July 24, 2014 — 

The Carson City Animal Services offices are the latest victim of a break-in in eastern Carson City. Animal Services was closed down Thursday while crews cleaned up the mess caused …

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Fire alarm evacuates Capitol (20)

July 24, 2014 — 

Employees working in the Capitol got an unexpected 15-minute break Wednesday afternoon when a fire alarm went off just before 2 p.m. The alarm was not a test and forced …

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