Good Morning, Carson Valley: March 6

Posted By on March 6, 2015

 

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com [twitter-follow screen_name=’joeycrandall’ show_count=’yes’]

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GARDNERVILLE, Nev., March 6, 2015 – It’s the last day to vote in the nomination round in our Search For Carson Valley’s Signature Appetizer or Starter. Polls close at 5 p.m. Vote here.

The Douglas High softball team opened its season in exciting fashion Thursday, winning 8-6 in extra innings over McQueen. The Douglas baseball team fell 7-2 at home against Galena.

The Tiger baseball team takes on Spanish Springs at Reed at 11 a.m. this morning and takes on Damonte Ranch at Damonte Ranch at 3:30 p.m. They wrap up the opening weekend Saturday playing North Valleys at Carson at 10 a.m. and the Senators at Carson at 1 p.m.

The defending regional champion Douglas High swim & dive team opens its season at 2 p.m. at the Carson Aquatic Center against Damonte Ranch today. And the Douglas High track & field team gets going Saturday at Galena at 9 a.m.

In the non-sports world, the Heritage Park Gardens will host a Community Gardening Day Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. with activities for the whole family. Sign-ups for garden plot rentals for the 2015 growing season will be taken as well as sign-ups for a series of free monthly workshops for children in the new Children’s Garden. Heritage Park Gardens is located behind Heritage Park in Gardnerville.

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In today’s weather, brought to you by Sierra Chef, look for clear skies with a high of 59 degrees and calm winds. Overnight low is set at 27 degrees.

Sierra Chef’s next cooking class will be March 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Italian Hearts Pasta Sauces Kitchen, 1425 Industrial Way in Gardnerville. Chef Diane Weidinger of Heart Rock Herb & Spice is the guest instructor, covering spice blending for dishes such as Zucchini Feta Pancakes, Mini Beef Sliders, Honey Glazed Carrots and more. Ability level is for beginner adults (over 21) for the hands-on instructional session. Class size limit is 12 and cost is $75 per per person. To sign up for the class, visit this link.

We have a list of seven stories we’d like to bring you today. We’ll start chipping away at it and see how far we get.

That’s a full lid for now. Take care out there and have a great day.

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