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...

Jack C. Davis Observatory To Celebrate Total Solar Eclipse Aug. 21

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Don’t have the time or means to travel to the pathway to view a total solar eclipse later this summer? Jack C....

Western Nevada College Douglas Campus To Open Aug. 14

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Western Nevada College’s Douglas campus will open Monday, Aug. 14 to assist students​ with final preparations for the fall semester. Douglas Campus Manager...

Big Heart Band Headlining Aug. 11 ‘All 4 Charity’ King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout

Courtesy of the MEFIYI Foundation · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Big Heart Band will provide music entertainment at the 8th Annual “All 4 Charity” King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout Friday August...

Carson Valley Community Food Closet Moves Forward With Capital Campaign

Courtesy of the Carson Valley Community Food Closet · 4 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — “You’re a blessing.” “I don’t know what I would do without the Food Closet.” “It is great just knowing that...

Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration At Mormon Station State Park Aug. 13

  Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. – Join Park Rangers at Mormon Station State Park for a special breakfast Dutch oven cooking demonstration. Rangers will...

Memorial Service For Former CVMS Band Director Jim Burnett Aug. 9 In Rigby, Idaho

Courtesy of the Wood Funeral Home, Idaho Falls, Idaho James Lee Burnett June 27, 1947 – August 4, 2017 James (Jim) Burnett passed away on Friday at his home near Rigby, Idaho. He was...

Back-To-School Blessing At Carson Valley United Methodist Church

Courtesy of Carson Valley United Methodist Church · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Join us this Sunday, August 13th, at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church for our fourth annual “Blessing of the Backpacks”...

‘Necessary Conversations’ Seminar Aug. 10 At Douglas County Community & Senior Center

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Eastside Memorial Park will host a free seminar entitled “Necessary Conversations” Aug. 10 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center,...

An Afternoon At The Pink House With Lillian Virgin Finnegan Aug. 19

Special to the Carson Valley Times · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. — The Centennial Genoa Candy Dance Statue Project committee and The Pink House are hosting a public event to inform the public about...

Douglas County Accepting Applications For The Community Development Block Grant Program

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas County is now accepting applications for the 2017 Second Round of Funding of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and...

Job Openings: IT Manager, Security Officer, Deputy Clerk-Treasurer & 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....

Author David Antonucci To Speak On Mark Twain At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park Aug. 12

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev.- Author David C. Antonucci will speak on his book Fairest Picture: Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic...

Birth Announcements For Aug. 4

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. Fletcher John Simpson Madison and Josiah Simpson are the parents of...

Dan Doyle Recognized For 30 years Of Service With Douglas County Public Library

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Dan Doyle, Senior Library Technician for the Douglas County Public Library, is celebrating thirty years of serving the residents and visitors...

Project School Days Enters 20th Year As Coordinator Marilyn Malkmus Prepares To Retire

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — After 20 years of coordinating Project School Days to help Valley schoolchildren in need obtain backpacks and school materials, Marilyn Malkmus will be retiring and transferring...

Chautauqua Of Major Ormsby & Lucky Bill Thorington At Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park Aug. 9

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev.- In a one man show, Chris Bayer will portray both Major William Ormsby and Lucky Bill Thorington in “The Major and the...

Douglas County Recognizes Debra Gochenouer For 20 Years Of Service With 911 Emergency Services

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Debra Gochenouer, Douglas County Senior Emergency Communications Specialist for 911 Emergency Services, is celebrating twenty years in the field. Debra has...