Carson Valley Visitors Authority seeks “storyteller on horseback”

Special to the Carson Valley Times The job is simple: tell visitors why Carson Valley, Nev. is “Rugged. Relaxed. Reachable.” all while riding a horse. The Carson Valley Visitors...

Leadership Douglas County networking for a better community

by Joey Crandall Leadership Douglas County, the long-running community leadership program, run by the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, is tasked every year with putting together a project that leaves...

Carson Valley Visitors Authority seeks “Storyteller on Horseback”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyePoR-jVV8&w=420&h=315] Special to the Carson Valley Times The Carson Valley Visitors Authority http://www.visitcarsonvalley.org/, has an immediate job opening for a “storyteller on horseback” with national search plans starting Wednesday morning. The...

Jacobs Family Berry Farm: Defining the emerging venue of “Ag Tourism”

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Much of Carson Valley’s quickly-developing Valley Visioning plan is focused on re-establishing a link between the community and the land. Along with that comes a...

Tuesday Mail Bag: Sure it’s not safe for my kids outside, but what about my pets?

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com We had a question over the weekend about what to do about animals, namely pets, during extremely poor air quality such as what we have...

Carson Valley doctor advances at national finals of American Ninja Warrior

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Carson Valley ER doctor Noah Kaufman extended his time in the national spotlight for at least one more week as he advanced to Stage 2...

WISE Membership Mixer set for September 10 in Genoa

From 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Sweet Repeats, 2285 Main St, Suite B, Genoa, Women Inspiring Service & Education’s membership mixer is a meet, mix and mingle event. Hors...

Lampe Park Labor Day concert postponed

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department’s free Labor Day Concert at Lampe Park scheduled for Monday, September 2nd has been canceled but organizers are asking anyone who purchased a...

Restoring a 1967 Lincoln Continental

Tim Rutherford at T&T Automotive in Gardnerville has been working on getting a 1967 Lincoln Continental owned by area pastor and Pop Warner football coach Terry Carson up and running....

Southgate Business Block Party set for Sunday in Gardnerville

The businesses on Southgate in Gardnerville have gathered together a free block party for the public set for Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details are below, including...

Astronomical Society’s Star Party set for Friday

The Astronomical Society of Nevada’s monthly star party is Friday at 8:45 p.m. at the Nature Conservancy on Genoa Lane. Admission is free, and they have between 3-5 telescopes...

Adventure Moto rolling in Aug. 22-25

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com When organizers of the Carson Valley/Lake Tahoe Adventure Moto ride & rendezvous decided to move their headquarters for this year’s event to Carson Valley, they...

Douglas County School District Bus Routes 2013-14

Bus Routes for the upcoming school year in Carson Valley. Students return to class Aug. 19. Feel free to print this out, or copy and paste the route that...

Splash Dogs final results

Photos from Brad Cockman, www.brad21photo.com From SplashDogs.com, Aug. 11 event at Carson Valley Inn Splash 1 # Handler Dog Breed Hometown Jump 1 Jump 2 Score Division Placement 1...

Splash Dogs draw big crowd in Minden

SplashDogs.com dock jumping was the highlight of the afternoon during Carson Valley Inn’s 29th birthday celebration in Minden. Ron Harpin was on site and delivered some great photos from...

Visitor’s Authority spreading Carson Valley’s brand

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com AJ Frels was handed a brand study when he walked through the door to assume the helm of the Carson Valley Visitors Authority a little...

Splash Dogs and Blues Monsters Sunday

The Carson Valley Inn will open its Valley Sky Theatre outdoor event center Sunday in celebration of its 29th birthday with a Splash Dogs dock jumping competition (preliminary rounds:...

‘We Bought a Zoo’ at Gardnerville’s Movies in the Park Friday

The Town of Gardnerville will host the final Movies in the Park of the season at Heritage Park with “We Bought A Zoo”, starting at dusk, which may be...

‘We Bought a Zoo’ at Gardnerville’s Movies in the Park Friday

The Town of Gardnerville will host the final Movies in the Park of the season at Heritage Park with “We Bought A Zoo”, starting at dusk, which may be...

Hot August Nights Poker Run reader photos

We’ve asked for your photos from the Hot August Nights Poker Run stop in Minden this afternoon. Melissa Blosser, community relations coordinator for Douglas County, was the first to...