Crews Monitoring Lightning-Caused Fire In Fay Canyon

Courtesy of East Fork Fire Protection  MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire and the USFS responded to a lightning strike fire in the Faye Canyon area Monday evening. Officials...

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...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Reports Recent Increase In Local Vehicle Burglaries

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is advising the public of an increase in vehicle burglaries...

Rollover Closes Kingsbury Grade Tuesday Evening

Courtesy of East Fork Fire Protection An injury accident closed Kingsbury Grade Tuesday evening around 9:30 p.m. after a male driver lost control of his vehicle and rolled approximately...

Scenes From The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Open House (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office hosted a community open house Thursday evening, displaying and demonstrating its facilities, equipment and many services...

Though Not Imminent, Potential For Highway 395 Flooding Remains

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com  · 4 min read There is a possibility that the record-level snowpack still stored up in the Sierras, given a continued gradual snowmelt from moderate...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Nets 18 Boxes Of Medication

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – On April 29, 2017 Douglas County Sheriff’s Office participated in the Drug Enforcement’s Drug Take Back...

Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association HAMs Join Safety Day Demonstrations May 13

Courtesy of Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association · 1 min read The Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Assn., (SIERA) will bring their mobile unit to demonstrate how amateur radio helps during...

Flood Advisory Remains In Effect Through Friday In Carson Valley

Staff Reports · 3 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Update 6 a.m., Monday — The main stem of the Carson River between Genoa and Carson City eased back from monitor stage Sunday evening...

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...

Scenes From The Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run 2017 (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Law Enforcement officers around Nevada kicked off the the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run in Las Vegas on April 26. Since...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Deputy Tyree Holdridge

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – There’s a new deputy sheriff in town and his name is Tyree Holdridge. Deputy Holdridge...

Law Enforcement Memorial Run To Pass Through Carson Valley Wednesday

Staff Reports · 1 min read Law Enforcement officers around Nevada kicked off the the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run in Las Vegas on April 26. Since then, a baton...

Carson River Expected To Rise With Increased Snowmelt & Rain This Week

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Warmer temperatures this week will bring on increased snowmelt in the mountains, resulting in rises along all points of the Carson...

Douglas County CERT Safety Fair May 13

Courtesy of Douglas County CERT · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Douglas County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) will host a Safety Fair for the public on Saturday, May 13,...

TRE Resident Killed In Crash On Highway 395 Monday Morning

Nevada Highway Patrol Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a two-vehicle head-on crash Monday at approximately 9:23 a.m. Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2012 Freightliner...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: April 17-23

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Douglas County GIS department have collaborated to develop a crime/incident map to will allow...

Douglas County Navigating FEMA Emergency Funding Application Process While Preparing For Spring Flooding

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 10 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Local and regional emergency management officials are performing a complex balancing act as they prepare for potential flooding later...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Explorers Claim Regional Awards

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Explorer POST #2105 attended the Central Coast Law Enforcement Exploring Competition...