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...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: April 3-9

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 Emergency Management Hosts Exercise April 4 To Prepare For Potential Spring Flooding

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Emergency Management · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. —  Douglas County Emergency Management (East Fork Fire Protection District) hosted a two hour tabletop exercise on April...

Douglas County Declares State Of Emergency In Preparation For Potential Flooding From Spring & Summer Runoff

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Board of Commissioners have declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the potential...

Kingsbury Grade Reopen After Debris From Rock Fall Cleared

Courtesy of Nevada Department of Transportation · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened Kingsbury Grade (State Route 207) at approximately 4:30 pm Saturday...

First Responders Receive Training From JUSTin HOPE Foundation

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Deputies of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office obtain many hours of yearly training to...

Garage Lost In Ruhenstroth Fire Tuesday Morning

by Battalion Chief Scott Fraser, East Fork Fire Protection District · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — On Tuesday morning at 6:13 a.m., units from the East Fork Fire Protection District...

New DCSO Deputy Sheriff Sworn In

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — A new duty sheriff was sworn in on April 3, 2017. Deputy Sal DeRosa was...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: March 27-April 2

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 Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspects In Two Stabbings

Courtesy of Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — On March 29, 2017 at 8:39 pm, Washoe Tribal Police were notified of a stabbing victim on...

Suspect Apprehended After Vehicle Theft, Collision Near Jacks Valley Road

Staff & Carson Now Reports · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — A man who stole a Carson City Public Works water truck on Wednesday morning was identified...

Crews Extinguish Structure Fire On Wheeler Way

by Battalion Chief Scott Fraser, East Fork Fire Protection District · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — On Tuesday night at approximately 11:00 pm units from the East Fork Fire Protection...

Increase Of Whooping Cough Cases Reported In Douglas County & Carson City

Courtesy of Douglas County and Carson City Health & Human Services · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Carson City Health & Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting an increase of...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: March 20-26

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...

East Fork District Board Members Tour Training Academy, New Personnel Introduced

Courtesy of the East Fork Fire Protection District · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire Protection District Board Secretary, Barbara Griffin and Director Kenneth Garber recently toured...

East Fork Fire Protection District Board Of Directors Meeting Agenda: March 21

Staff Reports · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The East Fork Fire Protection District Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. at the East Fork...

Two Seriously Wounded With Gunshot Wounds In Topaz Ranch Estates Monday

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office  MINDEN, Nev. – At 6:46 p.m. the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a call in the 1200 block of Slate Road...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Explorers Participate In Polar Plunge

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — For the second year, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies and the Explorer’s got their...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: March 13-19

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...