Nick Coltrain
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July 3, 2012
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Reserving their place at the lake

Twenty miles from Carson City's defining Ormsby House and the state Capitol, and inches from Lake Tahoe's crystalline waters, the Carson City sheriff's presence is known.

The deputies may be in plainclothes, or they may be in full gear, their forest green shirts blending into the pines and their khakis matching the sand they trudge through on their regular Memorial Day-to-Labor Day patrols.

But they make a point to be there, even if their jurisdiction stretches a meager 4-1/2 miles of road and about 6 miles of coastline, none of which is accessible by road.

"You have to hike into …

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