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DUI checkpoint at Tahoe for Fourth (1)

July 3, 2015 — 

Genoa, Nev. — A DUI checkpoint will be set up at Lake Tahoe in Douglas County for the Fourth of July holiday, the Nevada Highway Patrol announced Friday.The checkpoint is …

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BLM warns drone users to stay away from wildfire zones (2)

July 3, 2015 — 

The Bureau of Land Management is warning against the unauthorized operation of unmanned aircraft systems, often referred to as “drones,” near wildfires. Flights of unauthorized drones can threaten the safety …

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BLM urging fireworks safety on Fourth of July weekend (3)

July 3, 2015 — 

In the thick of wildfire season, the Bureau of Land Management is urging safety as families and friends gather by campfires, barbecues and fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July. …

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Storms threaten Northern Nevada Fourth of July activities (4)

July 3, 2015 — 

Scattered thunderstorms may rain on the Fourth of July parades happening around Carson City.The Reno National Weather Service said that they expect scattered thunderstorms each day through the holiday weekend …

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Fourth of July events for Northern Nevada (5)

July 3, 2015 — 

Fireworks showsTonightFireworks in Kings BeachJuly 4thLights on the Lake in StatelineRSVP Carnival in Carson CityMiner’s Park in Virginia CityCommons Beach at Tahoe CityIncline Beach in Incline VillageBridgeport Airport in Bridgeport•••The …

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Past Pages for Friday, July 3, 2015 (6)

July 3, 2015 — 

150 Years AgoFire at Washoe (old Washoe City). A fire took place where Chapin’s mill was completely destroyed. It was the property of the Bank of California and loss estimated …

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Carson City Board of Supervisors saves on bonds, spends on safety (7)

July 2, 2015 — 

A savings of about $2.1 million in bond interest is likely during the next few years because of action by Carson City’s Board of Supervisors Thursday.In an unrelated matter moments …

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NHP reaches out to help seniors (8)

July 2, 2015 — 

CRAM THE CRUISER WITH FANSHot summer days. Nevada Highway Patrol Fallon/Fernley Districts are reaching out Friday to help the local senior center in Fallon with the assistance of a “fan” …

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The passionate physician (9)

July 2, 2015 — 

As a fresh doctor out of medical school and residency, Dr. Galen Reimer, along with his wife, Debbie, decided to move to the Lahontan Valley in the early 1980s where …

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Shindig set for Aug. 1 (10)

July 2, 2015 — 

Cancer Warriors are still fighting cancer. The recipients of this year’s fundraiser are Haylie Chmela and Dean Brownell. Chmela is suffering with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma and Brownell is fighting …

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Long weekend greets Fourth of July events (11)

July 2, 2015 — 

The Fourth of July will give residents and visitors a long weekend this year.All city, county and federal government offices as well as banking institutions will be closed Friday in …

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Library board applicants sought (12)

July 2, 2015 — 

Applicants for two seats on Carson City’s Library Board of Trustees are being sought by the Board of Supervisors.Applications, which become public record when filed, are for voluntary positions without …

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Nevada Fair parking passes go on sale Monday at City Hall in Carson City (13)

July 2, 2015 — 

Nevada Fair parking passes for people who want to park at the fairgrounds arena main parking lot will go on sale for $20 apiece at City Hall Monday.Supplies are limited.Scott …

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Photo gallery: Kinderland hosts Fourth of July parade in Carson City (14)

July 2, 2015 — 

Kinderland preschool and kindergarten students, teachers and parents show their Independence Day spirit and parade down William Street near the school Thursday morning. …

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Carson City water situation looks good — for now (15)

July 2, 2015 — 

S o far, so good.That’s the gist of Carson City’s water situation, according to city officials tracking supplies and usage, and it’s based on interviews as July took over from …

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Carson City’s Planning Commission seeks panel applications (16)

July 2, 2015 — 

Applicants for two seats on Carson City’s Planning Commission are being sought by the Board of Supervisors.These slots on the commission are for terms that will expire in June of …

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Past Pages for Thursday, July 2, 2015 (17)

July 2, 2015 — 

150 Years AgoOur streets. Our streets are in a scandalous condition. People persist in making them the receptacles of all sorts of rubbish, tin cans, old bottles, boots and shoes, …

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36,000 Tahoe-area trees are dead or dying as California’s drought persists (18)

July 1, 2015 — 

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Of the millions of trees that are dead or dying as a result of California’s ongoing drought, about 36,000 are spread across forests in the greater Lake …

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Fourth of July events for Northern Nevada (19)

July 1, 2015 — 

The Nevada State Railroad Museum’s Fourth of July celebration Friday through Sunday offers a parade of trains, featuring the Inyo, No. 25 and the McKeen car, at 9 a.m. each …

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Tom Cruise returns as Maverick? ‘Top Gun’ sequel in works (20)

July 1, 2015 — 

“Maverick,” “Viper” and “Iceman” are returning to the silver screen.A sequel to the 1986 blockbuster motion picture “Top Gun” — parts of which were filmed at and in the skies …

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