Carson Valley Boy Scouts return from trip to Yellowstone

Scouts return from trip to Yellowstone by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Surveying nature and wildlife while earning some merit badges and freely quoting lines from “Forrest Gump” to each other, Boy Scout Troop 495 made...

Douglas County School Board of Trustees Agenda, Aug. 12

Douglas County School Board of Trustees Agenda, Aug. 12 The Douglas County School District Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meeting Aug. 12 at 3:30 p.m. at the Carson Valley Middle School library. The full agenda for...

Walk-in Back to School immunizations offered at Douglas County Health

Walk-in Back to School immunizations offered Douglas County Community Health, located at 1538 Highway 395 in Gardnerville (toward the rear of the Stratton Center), will conduct “Back to School Immunization Days” Aug. 11-Aug. 15 from...

Northern Nevada teachers flock to Minden for Creative Mathematics

Northern Nevada teachers flock to Minden for Creative Mathematics   Staff Reports With the start of school just around the corner, 150 teachers from from the Douglas County, Washoe County, Lyon County and Churchill County...

Douglas High readies for return of students

Douglas High School readies for return of students by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com It’ll be six more days until teachers report, and another five before students return to campus but Douglas High School is a hive...

Douglas County School District Bus Routes 2014-15

Douglas County School District Bus Routes 2014-15 Bus Routes for the 2014-15 school year for Carson Valley schools. Secondary school routes listed first, followed by elementary schools (Continued Below) SECONDARY SCHOOLS Destination Douglas High...

Gardnerville Elementary School to host blood drive Aug. 12

Gardnerville Elementary School to host Blood Drive Aug. 12 Staff Reports Gardnerville Elementary School will host a blood drive Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 8 a.m. to noon in the United Blood Services Bloodmobile, which...

Former Nevada State Treasurer Patty Cafferata to speak at Dangberg Home Ranch Saturday

Patty Cafferata to speak at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park by Mark Jensen, Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park MINDEN, Nev.- Former Nevada State Treasurer Patty Cafferata, along with her daughter, Elisa Cafferata, will discuss...

Wild Things descend on CVIC Hall in Minden

Wild Things descend on CVIC Hall in Minden   Maggie Rusmisel sent in a number of photos from the Wild Things presentation hosted by the Douglas County Public Library at the CVIC Hall in...

Back-to-school school supply drive at Frontier Communications Aug. 4-9

Back-to-School School Supply Drive Courtesy of Frontier Communications Frontier Communications is hosting a Back-to-School School Supply Drive, in partnership with Project School Days & Soroptimist International Aug. 4-9. Frontier Communications is the main drop off...

Valley Students Travel to Washington D.C.

Valley Students Travel to Washington D.C. by Linda Gilkerson, Partnership of Community Resources The Partnership of Community Resources, Students Taking On Prevention (STOP) chose five young adults to serve as representatives at the Legacy’s...

Douglas High student attends Anti-Tobacco Training in Washington, D.C.

Douglas High student attends Anti-Tobacco Training in Washington, D.C. Special to the Carson Valley Times A local high school student has just returned from an anti-tobacco leadership training put on by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free...

Downloadable Fire Safety book launches July 24

Downloadable Fire Safety book launches Thursday Special to the Carson Valley Times CARSON CITY — Carson City firefighters have a new tool to teach fire safety. “Fire Safety Day,” an easy-to-read children’s book, follows...

‘Wild Things’ animal show set for two runs at CVIC Hall in Minden July 29

‘Wild Things’ animal show set for two runs at CVIC Hall July 29 by Maggie Rusmisel, Douglas County Public Library The Douglas County Public Library is presenting a free wild animal show on Tuesday,...

Free Puppet Show at Mormon Station in Genoa July 23

Free Puppet Show at Mormon Station in Genoa July 23 by Maggie Rusmisel, Douglas County Public Library Reading “blasts-off” this summer at Mormon Station State Historic Park.  The Douglas County Public Library is presenting...

Commons floor poured, new bleachers in gym installed at Douglas High

Commons floor poured, new bleachers in gym installed at Douglas High Staff Reports Construction at Douglas High Continues to progress rapidly in preparation for the upcoming school year, which starts in mid-August. Concrete flooring has...

Spin, Pop, Boom: Douglas County Public Library hosts Mad Science presentation at CVIC Hall in Minden

Spin, Pop, Boom: Douglas County Public Library hosts Mad Science presentation at CVIC Hall in Minden Special to the Carson Valley Times Carson Valley Times contributor Chris Dickerson was at the Douglas County Public...

USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Club hosts ‘SCend Off’

USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Club hosts ‘SCend Off’ by Chrisie Yabu, USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe  RENO, NV. – The USC Northern Nevada-Lake Tahoe Alumni Club will host the 30th Anniversary SCend Off at Round...

Douglas County School District Board of Trustees Agenda: July 8

Douglas County School District Board of Trustees meeting agenda The Douglas County School District Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, July 8 at 3:30 p.m. at the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority visitor’s center, 169 Highway 50 in...

Douglas High Construction Update

Douglas High Construction Update Staff Reports   Photos of the construction work at Douglas High School continue to trickle in. As shown in the photo above, the bathrooms in the commons and the “triangle”...