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The Feb. 18 R-C Morning Report

Genoa, Nev. — Road controls are in effect across Western Nevada on this Washington's Birthday, including the Highway 395-88 corridor from Indian Hills to the state line and 395 from Jake's Hill south. If you don't have to go anywhere today, maybe save the trip for Tuesday.


CHP escorts along portions of 5 Freeway in Grapevine; 15 Freeway reopens at Nevada stateline

California Highway Patrol officers are escorting motorists southbound on the 5 Freeway in the Grapevine after snow and a series of crashes shut down the roadway in both directions Sunday night stranding several drivers.


Career Criminals Not Stopped By Gun Laws

Shame upon the people of Newtown, Connecticut, for some of you have come to Nevada and pushed for implementing laws that aid criminals. Gun laws do nothing to impede career criminals from acquiring firearms, as the recent murder of two women in Gardnerville and a couple in Sparks, Nevada by an illeg


Nevada lawmakers urged to support workforce program

Lawmakers made it clear on Friday they support the idea behind the Workforce Innovation for a New Nevada program operated by the Governor's Office of Economic Development. But Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, D-North Las Vegas, questioned whether GOED was tracking the success of the program.


Preparing for Wildfire Season in Nevada County – Week 11: Pet and animal evacuation preparedness

February 18, 2019 – Your emergency plan and preparedness includes everyone in your household and your pets – of course, they are part of the family. Have your pet microchipped and keep the information up to date, especially your phone number. If possible, add contact info for an emergency contact ou


Douglas County Sheriff searches for missing 17-year-old

MINDEN, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for assistance in locating a missing/runaway juvenile, Kyli Mastrian, age 17. Officials say Kyli failed to come home after school in Minden, Nevada on Monday, Feb. 4. Her whereabouts are currently unknown.


Wintry driving conditions persist in much of northeastern Nevada

ELKO – A winter weather advisory expires at 10 a.m. Monday but plenty of winter remains in the forecast. A vehicle accident with injuries was reported at 5:40 a.m. near the west Elko exit of Interstate 80, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.


Help sought finding missing or runaway Douglas County teen

MINDEN, Nev. (KOLO)-- The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office asks for the public’s help finding Kyli Mastrian, 17, who it described as missing or runaway. Mastrian did not come home from school in Minden on Feb. 4 and her location is not known.


California Mountain Towns Beg Skiers to Please Stay Away

Heavy snow brings travel nightmares as skiers flock to the Sierra. Some parts of the Tahoe region saw more than 9 feet of snow. The California Highway Patrol implored skiers to stay off the roads.


Nevada’s first and second train robbery

One of the first jobs I had after I left the ranch, was as an engineering aide for the Nevada State Highway Department (Now NDOT) in 1962. I was assigned to a survey crew on the first Interstate 80 freeway project heading east from the California state line near Verdi.


Marijuana testing, traffic camera tickets on tap in Nevada Legislature

CARSON CITY — For all the flair that the second week of the Nevada Legislature brought, the third week appears primed for a more traditional tone. No measure is expected to dominate the week like Senate Bill 143, the expanded background check bill, did last week.


At least April before new manager to be hired

It will be at least April before the Town of Gardnerville is ready to hire a new manager. Town Board members met Tuesday to accept Town Manager Tom Dallaire's resignation. Dallaire has accepted the position of Douglas County community development director effective in March.


Man gets 2-6 years in heroin sales

A former Gardnerville man, who was arrested multiple times on drug charges early last year, received 2-6 years in prison on Monday. Adam J. Guenther, 28, received consecutive 1-3-year sentences after he admitted one count of trafficking and another of sales of a controlled substance.


Nevada State Legislature: A look ahead at week three

The 2019 Legislative Session is in full-swing, and during week 3 we’ll see numerous, important bills, budget considerations and presentations in committees and around the legislative campus in Carson City.


Concord police arrest homicide suspect wanted in Nevada

CONCORD (KRON) - Concord police arrested man wanted on Sunday wanted in connection to a homicide in Nevada. According to the Concord Police Department, an officer was on a routine patrol when he drove through the lot of a motel on Monument Blvd.


Nevada woman faces up to 10 years in prison for stabbing dad

ELKO — Prosecutors say a woman is facing up to a decade in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing her 78-year-old father at their Elko home. The Nevada U.S. Attorney’s Office says 41-year-old Jean Angela Ortega pleaded guilty on Wednesday to assault resulting in serious bodily harm.


Pacific storms continue to pile snow onto Sierra Nevada snowpack

The snow piling onto the Sierra Nevada could be considered more of a snow pile-on at this point. That’s because several feet of white powder have accumulated across the range since the beginning of the month, adding to what has become one of the most bountiful winters California has enjoyed in a dec


Roads open as wet weather leaves Northern California

Roads are open in the Sierra as wet weather leaves the forecast for the week, but traffic is still heavy. “Traffic on US 50 is moving slowly headed out of town this morning,” the city of South Lake Tahoe said in a tweet Monday. “Lots of cars on the road, and ski traffic at Sierra slowing things down


Chain controls down on Highway 50 over Echo; Expect heavy traffic

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - Happy President's Day! What will go down as a weekend remembered for years to come, residents will continue to shovel out and get on the road to ski, shop, and work, while visitors will hit the slopes or begin a journey home that most likely took them four-five times longe


Roommate dispute leads to shooting in Nevada City

A Nevada City man reportedly shot his roommate, then called the non-emergency number at the police department to turn himself in Saturday night. The suspect, identified as 60-year-old Timothy Lowell Meisenheimer, called police just after 9:30 p.m. and reported his roommate had tried to attack him, a