Letter To The Editor: Stephanie Waggoner Memorial Christmas In July Toy & Book Drive A Success

Editor: As we enter into our 30th year of Project Santa Claus, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped to make The Stephanie Waggoner Memorial Christmas in July Toy...

Western Nevada College President Burton Accepts New Position With The Nevada System Of Higher Education

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Western Nevada College (WNC) President Chester (Chet) Burton has announced that Friday, Aug. 18 will be his last day at WNC. Burton...

GoFundMe Pages Started For Douglas High Alum Who Was Victim In Hit-And-Run East Of Sparks

Staff Reports · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Medical bills are beginning to stack up for Randy Anderson and his family, and friends are attempting to raise funds to help offset costs. Anderson,...

Class Resumes At Scarselli Elementary After Crews Investigate Odor Resembling Gas

Courtesy of East Fork Fire Protection District · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — At 11:07 a.m. Wednesday, East Fork Fire Protection District personnel was alerted to a reported smell that resembled gas at Scarselli...

Western Nevada College Announces Summer Semester Dean’s List

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Western Nevada College is proud to announce that 32 students have qualified for the 2017 Summer Dean’s List. To earn this distinction...

Vietnam Moving Wall To Visit Carson Valley In Spring 2018

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev . — The Vietnam Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., will visit Carson Valley for the first time next...

Carson Valley Spectacular Truck Pull At Douglas County Fairgrounds Aug. 19

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club is hosting the Carson Valley Spectacular Truck Pull Saturday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Cost...

From The Experts: Addressing & Treating Lower Back Pain

by Zachary Child, MD, Barton Health · 2 min read Back problems can be severe. A natural alarm in the body signals a sudden, debilitating onset of gripping back pain. It not only hurts, but...

East Fork Professional FireFighters Donate To #TrentStrong

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The East Fork Professional Firefighters Association presented a check for $700 to the family of Trent Almeida Tuesday afternoon at Station 14 on County Road. Almeida,...

Western Nevada College To Start New School Year Tobacco Free

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev . — Western Nevada College has joined more than 1,700 colleges and universities across the country in kicking the habit. When students arrive...

County Launches ‘Douglas Diaries’ Web Site

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – Douglas County, Nevada is filled with exciting, fantastic and vibrant people. Individuals from around the world come to Douglas County to...

Job Openings: Marketing, Teacher’s Assistant, Juvenile Probation Officer & More

Staff Reports · 10 min read Editor’s Note: If you have a job opening you would like listed on the Carson Valley Times, please send a brief description of the position and qualities sought to joey@carsonvalleytimes.com. GARDNERVILLE, Nev....

Scenes From The First Day Of School In Carson Valley (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Students around Carson Valley headed back to school Monday morning. Photos have been streaming in of those “First Day of School” moments throughout the morning. If...

Birth Announcements For Aug. 14

Staff Reports · 1 min read Editor’s Note: If you have a birth announcement you’d like included in our weekly listing, please e-mail it to joey@carsonvalleytimes.com. This week’s announcements appear below: Elliott Alexander Krupp Jennifer and Gregory...

READing Paws Thursday Afternoons At Douglas County Public Library Through The Fall

by Heather Frueh, Douglas County Public Library · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Reading with animals can help children feel calm, gain confidence, and become strong readers. Starting August 17, a READing Paws therapy...

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Returns To Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park Aug. 26

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 2 min read  MINDEN, Nev.- Buffalo Bill’s Wild West returns to Dangberg Historic Park on Saturday, August 26 at 11:00 am as the park’s final major event...

Family Run Bike Ride & Celebration Aug. 12 At Bently Science Park

Courtesy of Baker Hughers, a GE Company · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Project HERO, Alta Alpina, and the GE Veterans Networks will be putting on their annual Family Run Bike Ride and Celebration at...

Health Fest 2017 and Tahoe Youth & Family Services Color Blast 5K set for Aug. 19

Courtesy of Carson Valley Medical Center · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Join the Carson Valley Medical Center on Aug. 19 from 8:30 am to noon for a free family health and wellness fair, paired...

Girl Scouts Of The Sierra Nevada Announce New Addition To 2018 Cookie Lineup

Courtesy of Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Today, National S’mores Day, Girl Scouts of the USA announced that its popular Girl Scout S’mores will return as part...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Senior Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Sept. 11-15

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will host Senior Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy Sept. 11-15. Registration is now being accepted for...