East Fork Fire Protection District Adopts Budget

Courtesy of the East Fork Fire Protection District · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — For the first time in its 36 year history, the East Fork Fire Protection District adopted...

Now Is The Time To Vaccinate Horses Against West Nile Virus

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Agriculture · 1 min read SPARKS, Nev. – With the recent report of a human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in southern Nevada,...

Flooding Closes Mottsville Lane Again

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Floodwaters over the roadway on Mottsville Lane once again closed the main route between Kingsbury Grade and the Valley Tuesday morning....

Douglas County Grand Jury Indicts Man On Charges Of Sexual Assault Against A Minor

Courtesy of the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Grand Jury issued an indictment Wednesday accusing Juan Gabriel Ramirez-Vargas, age 45,...

Douglas County Board Of Commissioners Meeting Agenda: May 18

Staff Reports · 3 min read STATELINE, Nev. — The Douglas County Board of Commissioners meets this afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Tahoe Transportation Center, 169 Highway 50 in...

Douglas County Adopts Balanced Budget

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Board of County Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve the final budgets for Douglas County, Douglas...

Mottsville Lane Re-Opens, Could Re-Close In Coming Days

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Mottsville Lane, the main route between Carson Valley, reopened Monday morning, according to Douglas County officials. The road had been closed due to water...

Gov. Sandoval Signs State Parks Bills At Mormon Station

Staff Reports · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. — Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a pair of state assembly bills Friday afternoon at Mormon Station State Park in Genoa: AB 385,...

Highway 395 To Close Monday Morning As Roof Structure Is Installed On Bently Heritage Silos

Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Bently silos roof structure will be installed Monday, May 15 between 8-10 a.m. Miles Construction...

Lynn Hettrick Recognized At 2017 Nevada Legislature, Added To Nevada Assembly Wall Of Distinction

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Agriculture · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – On Monday, May 8, the Nevada Assembly recognized Lynn Hettrick, Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA)...

Traffic Delays On Kingsbury & Spooner Expected May 11, 12 For Cycling Race

Staff & Douglas County Reports · 1 min read STATELINE, Nev. — The Amgen Tour of California cycling series will land in South Lake Tahoe for races May 11 and 12....

Temporary Flood Barrier Installed Near Aspen Mobile Home Park

Staff & Douglas County Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Increased snowmelt throughout the week at higher elevations has brought with it across-the-board rises on local streams, ditches...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Open House May 10

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The employees of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office invite the public to visit the DC...

Douglas County Residents Urged To Prepare For Increase In Mosquitoes This Spring, Summer

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — With increased water in the area from recent winter and spring storms that brought record breaking...

Gardnerville Station Receives $539,350 Community Development Block Grant

Courtesy of Main Street Gardnerville · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — On April 18, the Town of Gardnerville was awarded a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of...

Douglas County Board Of Commissioners Meeting Agenda: May 4

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Board of Commissioners meets the first Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Douglas County Historic Courthouse,...

Genoa Town Advisory Board Meeting Agenda: May 3

Staff Reports · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. — The Town of Genoa Advisory Board meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at the Genoa Town Meeting Room,...

Minden Town Board Meeting Agenda: May 3

Staff Reports · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Minden Town Board meets on the first Wednesday of every month at the CVIC Hall, 1604 Esmeralda Avenue in Minden at 5:30...

Minor Travel Delays Expected Through June On Kingsbury Grade Due To Slope and Drainage Erosion Repair

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Transportation · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – Drivers will see minor travel delays on Kingsbury Grade (State Route 207) through June as...

Douglas County Hires Vicki Moore As Chief Financial Officer

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — After a competitive recruitment process, Douglas County has selected current Interim Chief Financial Officer  Vicki Moore for...