Valley sixth-graders bound for global robotics competition

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com After countless hours of criss-crossing the region to perform research and painstakingly programming every last step into the computer, the M-Cubed No. 8864 First Lego...

WNC to host specialty crop workshop

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute Workshop: Marketing the Farm Experience 101 by Anne Hansen, Western Nevada College CARSON CITY – The growing trend in agritourism is bringing more...

FCA Science Fair

Students at Faith Christian Academy in Gardnerville recently participated in a school-wide science fair. These were the students whose projects were selected to compete at the Western Nevada Regional...

Deadline for women’s college scholarship March 31

The deadline to apply for a $500 women’s scholarship is fast approaching. Women Inspiring Service and Education (WISE) is accepting applications until March 31. The scholarship will be used...

Pau-Wa-Lu vying for $10,000 award in online contest

Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School has entered a contest through the Dolan Automotive Group to win $10,000 of the $30,000 being awarded to an elementary, middle and high school in the area....

Douglas High School drama to present Almost, Maine in late March

by Austin Bachman, Douglas High School Douglas High School Drama presents its Spring play: Almost, Maine, a romantic comedy about love lost and found,  Fridays and Saturdays, March 28-29...

Western Nevada College one of 50 colleges participating in national veterans “Get Skills To Work” initiative

by Al Jorgenson, The Manufacturing Institute The Get Skills to Work Initiative announced today that more than 50 colleges are now part of the coalition of industry, educators, and...

Douglas STEM students compete in GE building contest

Courtesy of GE Bently Nevada GE’s Leaders of Tomorrow (GELOT) hosted an engineering building contest with Douglas High School Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students on February 20,...

Organizers of Douglas High School’s Safe and Sober Grad Night seeking sponsorships and donations

Teachers and administrators at Douglas High School are in the fundraising stage for this year’s Safe and Sober Grad Night, set for May 29, 2014 at Ferris Science Park...

Douglas County music students make All-State band, choir

Douglas High music director Allison Smith announced Monday morning that a number of Douglas County musicians have earned All-State honors. From Douglas High School, Jason Frogget was named first-chair...

Douglas County School District Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda: Feb. 11

The Douglas County School District Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, February 11 at 3:30 p.m. at Douglas High School in Minden. Here is the agenda for the meeting: [scribd id=206341383...

Western Nevada College Piano Lab opens to younger students

by Anne Hansen, Western Nevada College Western Nevada College Carson City is offering youth piano classes in its high-tech, digital piano laboratory this spring semester. Youth can now enroll...

Hospitality workshop keys on enhancing guest services

by Anne Hansen, Western Nevada College Western Nevada College will offer a hospitality skills workshop on Saturday, Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn &...

Western Nevada College offers class to help substitute teachers

by Anne Hansen, Western Nevada College Substitute teachers can learn insight on how to provide a more successful classroom environment for students through a two-day class offered during spring...

Douglas County School District Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda: Jan. 14

 The Douglas County School District Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, January 14 at 3:30 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority – Visitor Center,  169 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline,...

Western Nevada College announces 2013 Fall Dean’s List

Story courtesy of Western Nevada College Western Nevada College has named 249 students to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List. To qualify for WNC’s Dean’s List, students must complete at...

Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Board of Control Meeting Agenda: Jan. 13-14

Courtesy of Donnie Nelson, Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s Board of Control is scheduled to conduct its winter-season meeting Monday and Tuesday, January 13th and...

Western Nevada College offers new driver education courses

Story by Anne Hansen, Western Nevada College CARSON CITY – New Driver Education courses for teens age 15 and older will be offered by Western Nevada College throughout the winter and spring.  Each...

Douglas County School District Spelling Bees upcoming

Story courtesy of Douglas County School District MIDDLE SCHOOL Carson Valley Middle School, located at 1477 Highway 395, in Gardnerville, will be hosting the Douglas County School District Middle...

High School remodel will bring changes at middle schools

Douglas County School District seeks public input on possibly closing one Valley middle school Courtesy of Douglas County School District A large construction project is scheduled to begin on...