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Douglas County Sheriff Seeks Help Finding Missing Man
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says they nee the public's help locating a missing person. They said 35-year-old Rudy Martinez was reported missing on February 15. He was last seen leaving his home on Mica Drive on February 8 around 6:30 p.m.
Cates resigns state job to be Douglas County manager
A state director has given his notice to take the job as the new Douglas County manager. Nevada Department of Administration Director Patrick Cates officially leaves March 1 to take the Douglas job, according to the Governor's Office.
Coroner rules Nevada prisoner’s death a suicide
The Clark County coroner’s office confirmed Friday that the death of an inmate in his prison cell this week was a suicide. Absalon Traylor was found dead about 4:10 p.m. Tuesday in his cell at Indian Springs’ Southern Desert Correctional Center. He cause of death was hanging, the coroner’s office sa
Assisted suicide bill set to come before Nevada lawmakers
The debate over physician-assisted suicide is expected to return to the Nevada Legislature on Monday, less than two years after the measure failed to become law. Lawmakers are scheduled to hear a bill on Monday that would allow terminally ill patients to kill themselves with medication prescribed by
The Feb. 22 R-C Morning Report
Genoa, Nev. — I ran headlong into a nice little blizzard on Muller Lane on my way home last night with the north wind blowing snow across the road. That snow stuck around overnight and turned to ice, so be careful on this morning's commute.
Khristopher’s makes new home in Minden
It has been more than a dozen years since Carson Valley first heard of Khristopher's Café, and now the venerable north county eatery has arrived in Minden. The restaurant, which first opened in 2006, has moved into the former Minden Food Co. on Esmeralda Avenue.
Detectives: Tahoe City Murder Suspect Found Dead In Church Bathroom After Apparently Shooting Himself
TAHOE CITY (CBS13) – Detectives say the suspect in the shooting at the Boatworks Mall in Tahoe City has been found dead after apparently committing suicide. Thursday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced Salvador Murillo-Cabrera, a 52-year-old Reno resident, was dead. Murillo-Cabrera’s body
Nevada GOED hosting small business event next week in Minden
MINDEN, Nev. — The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) is hosting an event next week to help match Nevada small businesses with local, state and federal contracting and subcontracting opportunities.
State government offices in northern Nevada to open at 10 a.m.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) -- Governor Steve Sisolak has ordered a two-hour delay for all state government offices in northern Nevada due to icy conditions on Friday, Feb. 22.
Gardnerville pilot flew into bad weather before crash, despite warning
YORBA LINDA, Calif. (KOLO)-- A Gardnerville man was warned Feb. 3 of deteriorating weather conditions east of a Fullerton, Calif., airport but took off in the airplane towards the east, the National Transportation Safety Board reported.
Feds unveil opioid crackdown aimed at Nevada doctors
Medical professionals who illegally distribute opioids are no different than street drug dealers. At least that’s how they were described Thursday afternoon by federal officials, who announced preliminary results of Operation Hypocritical Oath, a multi-state effort to bust them.
Nevada’s 2 biggest gold producers may merge
Nevada’s two largest gold producers may merge, creating a global mining behemoth. ‘’Barrick Gold Corp. today confirmed that the company has reviewed the opportunity to merge with Newmont Mining Corp. in an all-share nil premium transaction. No decision has been taken at this time,’’ Barrick said in
Nevada part of effort targeting illegal dispensing of drugs
Nevada law enforcement officials on Thursday issued search warrants for five medical professionals suspected of illegally prescribing and dispensing opioids. Officials announced the search warrants — issued as part of federal and state agencies’ Operation Hypocritical Oath, a play on the Hippocratic
Ex-Gardnerville man gets prison for heroin trafficking
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) - A former Gardnerville man convicted of selling heroin as part of a drug ring at Lake Tahoe has been sentenced to up to six years in prison. The Record-Courier reports 28-year-old Adam Guenther received consecutive sentences of one to three years after pleading guilty earlie
Gardnerville woman arrested for assault
A Gardnerville Ranchos woman, who allegedly pointed a .22 pistol and another woman, was taken into custody for assault with a deadly weapon after deputies responded to her Palisade Court home on Sunday evening.
Weather, traffic closes several southbound routes in Nevada
The Nevada Department of Transportation has closed southbound Interstate 11/U.S. Highway 93 from Boulder City to Kingman, Arizona. Heavy snowfall and a 22-mile vehicle backup are the cause for the closure, which begins at mile marker 2 in Boulder City.
Carson City area cancellation and delay report for Friday, Feb. 22
UPDATE: 7:45AM: Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has ordered all state offices in Carson City, Washoe County and Douglas County to open at 10 a.m. Friday morning. "Due to snow and icy conditions overnight and in the early morning hours, I'm ordering all state government offices in Carson City, Washoe Count
Townhall meeting Tuesday on new gun legislation
A townhall meeting on the approval of legislation regulating private gun sales and transfers into law is 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hamdogs Restaurant in Gardnerville. "If you are concerned about the State of Nevada's recently passed regulations on personal gun usage, attend this meeting to hear what Douglas
State of Nevada employees on 2-hour delay today
Under bright skies on Friday morning, State of Nevada employees are on a 2-hour delay. An email was sent out to employees at 7:30 this morning announcing the delay.
Another record low in South Lake Tahoe: -8 on Friday morning
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - In July 2018 there were record highs and now, seven months later, two days with record lows have been recorded in South Lake Tahoe. The first record-breaker came on February 19 when the low of minus 13 broke the previous low of minus 8 which came 29 years ago in 1990.