Crews Contain Fire North Of Jacks Valley Road Tuesday Evening

Staff Reports · 1 min read ‪Crews contained a 3.2-acre fire near Summerhill Drive north of Jacks Valley Road near Highway 395 in Northern Douglas County Tuesday evening. First report...

Carson Valley Air Quality Plunges Into Hazardous Range

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Air quality in Carson Valley plummeted overnight into the “hazardous” range as smoke continued to pour in from the Detwiler Fire near...

Fire Held To One Acre Near Holbrook

Courtesy of East Fork Fire Protection · 1 min read East Fork Fire Protection District responded to a report of a vegetation fire behind the Holbrook Trailer park shortly after...

East Fork Professional Firefighters Urge Public To Review Proposed Standards Of Cover

East Fork Professional Firefighters Association & East Fork Fire Protection District Reports· 7 min read MINDEN, Nev. – Members of the East Fork Professional Firefighters Association battalion chiefs and...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Two New K-9 Officers

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office recently welcomed two new members — two canines recently purchased...

Increased Water In Valley Brings Increase In Mosquitoes

Staff & Douglas County Reports · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Increased water throughout Douglas County due to the heavy precipitation throughout the winter and spring has kept the...

Carson City Man, Woman Identified As Deceased In July 4 Crash On Kingsbury Grade

Courtesy of the Nevada High Patrol  GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — On Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at approximately 9:26 p.m., Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers were called to respond to Kingsbury Grade...

Crews Contain Half-Acre Wildland Fire Off Buckeye Wednesday Night

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire Protection District crews contained and mopped up a half-acre fire along the dirt extension of Buckeye Road into...

Kingsbury Reopen Following Fatal Crash Tuesday Evening

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Nevada Highway Patrol reports two people were killed in a head-on vehicle crash on Kingsbury Grade Tuesday evening. Two more were transported via...

Victim In Saturday Hit-And-Run Identified

Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office MINDEN, Nev. – On July 1, 2017 at around 5 a.m., the Nevada Highway Patrol and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrived at...

Jacks Valley Road Reopens, Crews Halt Forward Progress Of Foothill Fire (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Staff Reports · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. — Crews responded to a fire in Jacks Valley near the Genoa Lakes Golf Ranch shortly after 4:05 p.m. Monday afternoon. Initial size-up...

National Weather Service Issues Fire Weather Watch For July 5

Staff Reports · 1 min read RENO, Nev. — The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for Northern Nevada and the surrounding region effective Wednesday afternoon through...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: July 3

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Look for a high of 93 degrees today, matched again on Tuesday for Independence Day. That’ll be about as...

Pedestrian Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run At Fremont & Johnson Lane

Courtesy of the Nevada Highway Patrol On Saturday, July 1, 2017 at approximately 5:00 am, Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Fremont...

Carson Ranger District Institutes Temporary Ban On Target Shooting In Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Courtesy of the Carson Ranger District · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. – Due to the risk of wildfires, the Carson Ranger District will be instituting a temporary shooting...

Sheriff’s Town Hall To Launch Series Of DCSO Radio Appearances July 7

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. – Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be partnering with radio personality Jon Sanchez of KOH 780...

Victim Identified In Highway 50 Fatal Crash At Cave Rock

Courtesy of the Nevada Highway Patrol STATELINE, Nev. — Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers were called to the area of Highway 50 near Cave Rock Monday at 4:39 p.m., for...

Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association Field Day: Getting Better Every Year

by Sue Cauhape, Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association · 4 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Assn. (SIERA) finished its best Field Day in its recent...

Possession & Discharge Of Fireworks Illegal In Douglas County

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 4 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The 4th of July is quickly approaching, and Sheriff Ron Pierini and members of the...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Recruiting For Citizen Patrol Volunteers

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Citizen Patrol is a group of volunteers who receive training, uniforms,...