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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe opens to large crowd (1)

January 30, 2015 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe celebrated its grand opening with a mass of people Wednesday night as crowds eagerly awaited a taste of Tahoe’s newest …

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celebrating WINTERFEST (2)

January 30, 2015 — 

The underclassmen chosen for the Carson High Winterfest Royalty Court on Thursday night at the Arlington Square ice rink were left to right: Freshmen Zach Schmidt and Lauren Lemburg, juniors …

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Carson Valley resident releases memoir of disasters (3)

January 30, 2015 — 

Federal Emergency Management Agency inspector Robert Winter released his memoir, “Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories” in October. The book contains a wealth of stories from the front …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Arrange sober ride home after Super Bowl (4)

January 30, 2015 — 

Carson Sheriff’s Sgt. Scott McDaniel is urging Super Bowl fans who plan to see the game somewhere other than their home to arrange for a sober ride before Sunday. “During …

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Gov., Starbucks team up to help disabled (5)

January 30, 2015 — 

Starbucks Coffee Company and Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation have come together to create the Starbucks Inclusion Academy, a new on-the-job training program at the Starbucks Carson Valley …

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Past Pages for Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 (6)

January 30, 2015 — 

130 Years Ago Diamond breast pin. A gentleman of this city wears back-action pockets in his pantaloons in which he placed his diamond breast pin. He then sat down on …

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Sassafras opens for business in Carson City; grand opening Saturday, Feb. 7 (7)

January 30, 2015 — 

Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint, after a “soft” reopening run-through afternoons and evenings this week, intends to serve both lunch and dinner starting Monday and have a grand reopening on Feb. …

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Cisco tech guru: ‘Smart everything’ looms (8)

January 30, 2015 — 

The Cisco kidder entertained with quips but bedazzled with serious stuff Thursday as he warned the 21st century was going to ratchet the pace of change toward warp speed. Howard …

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Highway accident injures at least 1 (9)

January 29, 2015 — 

A two-car accident about 7 miles north of Fallon on U.S. Highway 95 injured at least one person on a rainy Tuesday afternoon, reports the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Fallon District …

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Nevada artists’ work to be in Legislative building (10)

January 29, 2015 — 

When people from all walks of life fill the halls of the Nevada Legislative Building in the 2015 session, the creations of Nevada contemporary artists are going surround and invite …

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Joint Land Use Study meeting set for Thursday (11)

January 29, 2015 — 

Churchill County, in cooperation with Lyon County, the cities of Fallon and Fernley, Naval Air Station Fallon, and other agencies and organizations in the region, is preparing a Joint Land …

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The difference between fruits and vegetables (12)

January 29, 2015 — 

I asked my husband this morning if a coconut was a fruit. This started a conversation about what is a fruit versus what is a vegetable. Tomatoes and string beans …

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Sunday: Day of Prayer for rain (13)

January 29, 2015 — 

A non-denominational Day of Prayer will take place Sunday to ask for a blessing from heaven to restore moisture to the area. Hoyt Skabelund, chief executive officer for Banner Churchill …

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Carson City Commission approves sites for medical pot (14)

January 29, 2015 — 

Two facilities in Deer Run Road area receive go-ahead Medical marijuana establishments won approval Wednesday from Carson City’s Planning Commission to grow pot or make pertinent products on industrial sites …

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Wednesday’s winning Calif. lotto numbers (15)

January 29, 2015 — 

Wednesday’s winning Calif. lotto numbers Wednesday night’s winning California lotto numbers were: Daily 3 Evening: 5-7-2; Daily 3 Midday: 8-7-0; Daily 4: 3-2-5-1; Daily Derby: 1st: 12 Lucky Charms; 2nd: …

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Rally in Carson City held to support school choice (16)

January 29, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY — An estimated 500 students, parents and teachers — many wearing bright yellow scarves and carrying signs that said “I trust parents” — gathered near the Capitol in …

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Past Pages for Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 (17)

January 29, 2015 — 

130 Years Ago Sen. Nye. There is a rumor that he is dying of softening of the brain. According to the Pittsburg Dispatch, “A few months ago Sen. Nye was …

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Carson City Mayor given high marks by proposed Nugget project developer (18)

January 28, 2015 — 

The state of the city speech delivered Wednesday by Mayor Robert Crowell played to good reviews, including one from the man working on a private sector development downtown. “Excellent,” said …

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Mayor upbeat about Carson City, refers to project near Nugget (19)

January 28, 2015 — 

Mayor Robert Crowell Wednesday laid out the good, the bad and the beauty of a brass ring he said is within Carson City’s reach. Delivering his state of the city …

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Washoe Lake then and now (20)

January 28, 2015 — 

Anna Pittenger submitted this photo of two photos of Washoe Lake. The top photo was taken from the gazebo overlooking Washoe Lake in September 2011, not long after the region …

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