Austinpalooza Raises $11,000-plus for Austin’s House

Courtesy of GE’s Bently Nevada MINDEN, Nev. — GE’s Bently Nevada and the Carson Valley Inn sponsored the fifth annual Austinpalooza event to benefit Austin’s House, the only children’s emergency...

Jethro’s Charity Crab Feed Donates To Dias Con Cristo

Courtesy of  the MEFIYI Foundation GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The 6th Annual Jethro’s King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout Event Committee has raised over $100,000 for worthy programs in Douglas County....

‘Give A Dog A Bone’ Pet Food Drive Runs Through October

Courtesy of Michael Hohl Motor Company CARSON CITY, Nev. — Michael Hohl Motor Company is proud to launch their Second Annual ‘Give A Dog A Bone’ pet food drive to...

Carson Valley Community Food Closet Receives $3,000 Donation From Lake Tahoe Corvette Club

Special to the Carson Valley Times GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Carson Valley Community Food Closet received a $3,000 donation from the Lake Tahoe Corvettes Club on Thursday. Several Lake...

Family Support Council Candlelight Vigil For Domestic Violence Awareness Oct. 1

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and the Family Support Council of Douglas County presents its annual Candlelight Vigil Oct. 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m....

Optometrist Dr. Somer Lyons Joins Campaign To Raise To Raise Funds For ‘Optometry Giving Sight’

Special to the Carson Valley Times MINDEN, Nev. — Carson Valley optometrist Dr. Somer Lyons of Valley Eyecare & Eyewear Gallery is taking part in the World Sight Day...

Scenes From The Genoa Candy Dance 2015

Staff Reports GENOA, Nev. — We received a few views from the Genoa Candy Dance over the weekend, which you can find below. The annual festival, one of Carson...

East Fork Professional Firefighters Local No. 3726 To Host Fundraiser For Douglas County Sheriff’s Honor Guard

Special to the Carson Valley Times GENOA, Nev. — The East Fork Professional Firefighters Local 3726 will be hosting a fundraiser Saturday and Sunday at the Genoa Candy Dance...

Salvation Army Carson City Corps Sends Emergency Disaster Service Team To California’s Valley Fire

by Lt. Leslie Cyr, Salvation Army Carson City CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Salvation Army Carson City Corps sent an Emergency Disaster Service (EDS) team to California’s Valley Fire...

Letter To The Editor: Carson Valley Sertoma Club Thanks Community For Oktoberfest Support

Editor: The Carson Valley Sertoma Club thanks its sponsors and the community for the hearty turnout at the 25th Annual Oktoberfest Sunday, September 13th. Despite the looming smoke from...

Carson Valley Visitors Authority Seeks Volunteer Help

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Carson Valley Visitors Authority is seeking volunteers to help staff the visitors center, mobile visitors center, local events and festivals. More information can...

Carson Valley Sertoma Club Member Cynthia Sawyer Presented With Wild West District Sertoman Of The Year Award

by Eileen Behr, Carson Valley Sertoma Club GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — In an unannounced visit to the Carson Valley Sertoma Club, District Governor Pat McCool surprised Cynthia Sawyer with the...

5 Clover Ranch In Minden To Host Fundraiser For Deputy Carl Howell’s Family Oct. 4

Courtesy of the 5 Clover Ranch MINDEN, Nev. — The death of Deputy Howell has touched the hearts of many. The sacrifices made by so many who serve and...

Women Inspiring Service & Education Meeting Sept. 24

Courtesy of Women Inspiring Service & Education MINDEN, Nev. – Women Inspiring Service and Education (WISE) will be holding their monthly luncheon on Thursday, 9/24 at Carson Valley Country...

Douglas High School Students Attend National Youth Activism Summit In Orlando

Courtesy of Students Taking On Prevention MINDEN, Nev. — Five Douglas High youth activists involved in Partnership of Community Resources’ program Students Taking on Prevention recently returned from a...

25th Annual Carson Valley Sertoma Club Oktoberfest At Heritage Park Sept. 13

by Eileen Behr, Carson Valley Sertoma Club GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Carson Valley Sertoma Club will be holding their 25th annual Oktoberfest in Heritage Park, Gardnerville on Sunday, September...

Suicide Prevention Network’s Walk In Memory, Walk For Hope Set For Sept. 12

Courtesy of the Suicide Prevention Network MINDEN, Nev. — The Suicide Prevention Network (SPN) would like to invite the community to its annual “Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope”...

Gardnerville Elementary School To Host Blood Drive Sept. 22

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Gardnerville Elementary School host a Blood Drive on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. The United Blood Services Blood Mobile...

Jethro’s Charity Crab Feed Thanks Community For Support

  Editor: The 6th Annual Jethro’s Charity King Crab Feed & Steak Cookout was successful through the efforts of our generous sponsors, partners and volunteers. We would like to...

Overproducing Garden? Have You Considered The Carson Valley Community Food Closet?

Editor’s Note: This story was published in September of 2015. The numbers may have changed in the time since, but the idea of the community bringing its produce to the Food...