Crews Respond To Wild Fire In Pine Nut Mountains Off Of Stockyard Road & East Valley

Staff and Douglas County Community Relations Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — East Fork and BLM are gaining access to a fire in the Pine Nuts off of Stockyard Road and East Valley, approximately five miles...

Power Restored After Outage Affects Thousands in Gardnerville, Ranchos During Monday Evening Thunderstorm

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Fire crews responded to a report of a lightning strike to a power pole near Main River Drive on the Dresslerville Colony of the Washoe Tribe shortly at 7:11 p.m. Monday...

Highway 395 Open After Fatal Car Accident South Of Gardnerville Sunday Afternoon

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev., June 28, 2015 — Two cars and a truck pulling a travel trailer were involved in a fatal accident on Highway 395 south of Pine View Estates and north of...

Crews Begin Mopping Up Washington Fire In Alpine County

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — UPDATE 9:00 a.m., Tuesday: The Washington Fire, located 3 miles south of Markleeville, California has burned 17,787 acres and is 56 percent contained as crews moved into mop-up mode Sunday. Estimated cost of...

All Fires Contained From Saturday Thunderstorm In Carson Valley

Staff Reports   Fire in Faye Canyon, photo courtesy of Jeremy Scossa GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — UPDATE Sunday, 8:15 a.m.: Crews responded to multiple fires on the eastern bank of the Carson Range in Carson...

36-Year-Old Fort Bragg, Calif., Woman Dies In Apparent Drowning At Topaz Lake

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office TOPAZ LAKE — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported drowning at Topaz Lake along the north shore of the lake Wednesday afternoon. At...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map For June 8-14

Staff Reports 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 citizens to identify incidents that occur in their...

Flash Flooding Causes Property Damage In East Valley & Ruhenstroth Area (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — UPDATE 7 pm: Via Douglas County —Douglas County Emergency Management responded to Flash Flooding in the Ruhenstroth, Fish Springs, East Valley and Pine Nut areas Wednesday afternoon after receiving several...

Suspect In Chichester Burglaries Arrested

By Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Christopher Bernal for suspicion of burglary. On June 9, 2015 at 2:02 pm, while conducting targeted...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Suspect(s) In Chichester Burglary

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) in a residential burglary that occurred in the 1400...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Deputy Lizzeth Lopez

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Special to the Carson Valley Times MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini is proud to announce the recent appointment of a new Douglas County Deputy Sheriff. Lizzeth Lopez...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map For May 25-31

Staff Reports 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 citizens to identify incidents that occur in their...

What Is A Red Flag Fire Warning? (VIDEO)

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — As we head into wildfire season,  the East Fork Fire District passed along this video on Red Flag Warnings, what they are, when they are issued and what they mean to...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map For May 18-25

Staff Reports 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 citizens to identify incidents that occur in their...

Deputy Jose Garcia Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini is proud to announce the recent appointment of a new Douglas County Deputy Sheriff. Jose Garcia was sworn...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map For May 11-17

Staff Reports 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 citizens to identify incidents that occur in their...

Douglas County Elks Host 31st Annual Law & Order Night Honoring Law Enforcement

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office MINDEN, Nev. —  The Douglas County Elks Lodge # 2670 hosted the 31st annual Law and Order night Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Elks Lodge...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: May 13

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com [twitter-follow screen_name=’joeycrandall’ show_count=’yes’] Click Here To Subscribe To Our Daily E-Mail Edition: http://eepurl.com/-wOvX GARDNERVILLE, Nev., May 13, 2015 — Tuesday’s wind has cleared out for the time being, but the...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map For May 4-10

  Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Douglas County GIS department have collaborated to develop a crime/incident map to will allow citizens to identify incidents that occur in...

‘Click It Or Ticket’ Seatbelt Campaign To Run May 11-15 In Douglas County

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Department will be participating in the Spring 2015 Click It or...