Douglas County School District Wins Public Sector Award For Software Deployment

Courtesy of Tyler Technologies · 4 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County School District was a recipient of the recently awarded Tyler Public Sector Excellence Awards for local government software solutions at Tyler...

Sierra Lutheran High School Graduates Class Of 30 Seniors

Staff Reports · 4 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Sierra Lutheran High School wrapped up its 15th year Saturday morning as it graduated a class of 30 seniors. It’s a class that amassed $2.3 in...

Minden Resident Mallory Seidlitz Named To Oklahoma City University Dean’s Honor Roll

Courtesy of readMedia Newswire · 1 min read OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Oklahoma City University is proud to announce that Mallory Seidlitz of Minden, NV has been named to the Spring 2017 Dean’s Honor Roll....

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Signs SB 19 Mandating That All Nevada High Schools Offer Dual Credit

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 4 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Meeting the demand for a larger future workforce means educating more Nevadans. Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature recognized that Western...

Gardnerville Resident Holiday Newton Named To Champlain College President’s List

Courtesy of ReadMedia Newswire  · 1 min read BURLINGTON, Vt. — Holiday Newton of Gardnerville was named to the Champlain College President’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Students who are named to the President’s...

Douglas High Music Clothing Drive June 3 At Heritage Park

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Douglas High School music department will host a clothing drive with drop off set for June 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heritage...

Gardnerville Elementary School Blood Drive June 1

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Gardnerville Elementary School will host a blood drive Thursday, June 1st from 12:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. United Blood Services will have their Blood Mobile in...

Western Nevada College Graduation May 22

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 6 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Western Nevada College is graduating one of its largest classes ever, with 551 students graduating with 592 degrees and certificates during a...

Western Nevada College’s Youngest-Ever Nursing Graduate Makes Dreams Come True Quickly

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 4 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — In the 35 years that Western Nevada College has been offering an associate degree in nursing program, there hasn’t been a graduate...

WNC Offers Accelerated Plan For Pre-Nursing Students

  Courtesy of Western Nevada College ·  2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — To meet the rising employment demand for nurses, Western Nevada College now offers a plan to expedite students’ entry into the...

Douglas County Sixth Grade Students Learn About Minden-Tahoe Airport

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Four hundred Douglas County middle school students toured Minden-Tahoe Airport last week. Students had the opportunity to learn about how airplanes and...

Cycling: ‘Fast Freddie’ Rodriguez Visits Valley Schools

Special to the Carson Valley Times · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Four-time U.S. national road race champion “Fast Freddie” Rodriguez rode into Carson Valley Wednesday to share motivational and safety tips with students at Minden...

Jacks Valley Elementary School’s Andrew Fromdahl Named Douglas County School District’s Teacher Of The Year

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Cited by co-workers as a fun, engaging and energetic leader, and cited by students as a “straight-up, chill dude,” Jacks Valley Elementary School’s Andrew Fromdahl...

Gardnerville Resident Aryana Petrosky Graduates From Azusa Pacific

Courtesy of ReadMedia Newswire · 1 min read AZUSA, Calif. — Gardnerville resident Aryana Petrosky graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science on Sat., May 6, 2017, and joined...

Nurse Appreciation Week Observed At Western Nevada College

  Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 3 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Providing the self-less care of others on a daily basis warrants recognition. Through National Nurses Week, nurses are recognized for the...

Douglas High School Drama To Present ‘Radium Girls’ May 5-6, 12-13

Courtesy of the Douglas High School Drama Department · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas High School Drama 2/3 presents Radium Girls May 5-6 and May 12-13, Fridays at 7:00 p.m., Saturdays at 2:00...

Veterans Suicide Awareness March Set For May 6

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Western Nevada College Student Veterans Club and the WNC Veterans Resource Center invite the community to partake in the third annual...

New Meningitis Vaccine Requirement For Nevada Students Enrolling In The Seventh Grade

What you need to know about vaccinating your child for meningitis? ​By Melissa Blosser, Special to the Carson Valley Times · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — In an effort to help stem future outbreaks...

Band-tastic 2.0 At TJ’s Corral May 13

Courtesy of the Douglas County Music Department · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — TJ’s Corral at the Carson Valley Inn will host Band-tastic 2.0, featuring Douglas County School District bands, May 13 from noon...

Douglas High School Top-Ranked Rural High School In Nevada According To U.S. News & World Report

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas High School is the top-ranked rural high school in Nevada, according to the U.S. News & World Reports Best High Schools rankings released earlier this...