Authorities searching for Minden man, considered armed and dangerous, who fled probation Oct. 14

Staff Reports Authorities are searching for a 23-year-old Minden man who on Tuesday battered a parole and probation officer in Carson City and fled the scene when officers attempted to arrest him for...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office seeks suspect in Tuesday morning 7-11 armed robbery in the Gardnerville Ranchos

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 a male suspect who committed...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office seeks runaway juvenile, 16 years old

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Gardnerville, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a 16 year-old runaway juvenile, Mia...

‘We Train For What We Hope Will Never Happen’

  Douglas County SWAT team trains to higher standard, educates community to prepare for the worst-imaginable scenarios by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com “It’s easy to think, ‘What could possibly happen...

Douglas County Search & Rescue to assist with International Alpine Rescue Congress

Douglas County Search & Rescue to assist with international alpine rescue congress by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Search...

East Fork sends crew to assist with King Fire

East Fork sends crew to assist with King Fire Courtesy of East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts East Fork got our two brush engines and six firefighters back from...

King fire burning in Pollock Pines, Calif.

  King Fire grows by 44 square miles Wednesday The King Fire, classified as out of control and rapidly burning in the Pollock Pines, Calif., area, had burned through 111...

East Fork crews return from Happy Camp fire; Brush engines sent to June Lake

East Fork crews return from Happy Camp fire; Brush engines sent to June Lake Courtesy of East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts sent...

Carson Valley smoke from Yosemite Fire

Carson Valley smoke from Yosemite Fire Staff Reports Smoke rolled into Carson Valley Sunday afternoon from a couple fires in Yosemite National Park. The National Weather Service reported that the...

Jose Guerra sworn in as Douglas County Deputy Sheriff

Jose Guerra sworn in as Douglas County Deputy Sheriff by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini is proud to announce...

‘Living With Fire’ program awarded five-year grant from Bureau of Land Management

‘Living With Fire’ awarded five-year grant from Bureau of Land Management by Claudene Wharton, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension   RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Living...

Douglas County requests State of Emergency due to cumulative series of flash floods

Douglas County requests State of Emergency due to cumulative series of flash floods by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Emergency Management The Douglas County Board of Commissioners have requested a State...

Douglas County releases Fish Springs Flash Flood mapping

Douglas County releases Fish Springs Flash Flood mapping Staff Reports Douglas County has released a mapping tool from its Geographic Information Systems department that maps out the extent of...

Genoa Peak Fire sparked Sunday

Fire burning Sunday on Genoa Peak Staff Reports A quarter-acre brush and tree fire burned along the ridge of Genoa Peak Sunday afternoon and was contained Sunday night. The fire...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office announces Senior Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy

DCSO announces Senior Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Douglas County TRIAD, announces Senior Citizen’s...

Saturday storm sparks fires in South County area

Saturday storm sparks fires in South Douglas County Staff Reports Crews have responded to several fires in the South County area Saturday afternoon as a thunderstorm moved in from...

Flooding hits Fish Springs Road, East Valley

Flooding hits Fish Springs Road, East Valley Staff Reports UPDATE (Thursday, 12:31 p.m.) via Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office:  Minden, Nevada – Douglas County agencies and departments are...

Douglas County explains why it didn’t file disaster declaration following July 20 flash flood

Douglas County explains why it didn’t file disaster declaration following July 20 flash flood by Tod Carlini, Douglas County Emergency Management MINDEN, NV – The Douglas County Commissioners and...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office members receive grants

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office members receive grants by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – Three members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office have been given...

Douglas County makes progress on flood damage

Douglas County makes progress on flood damage by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations It has been two weeks since a flash flood struck northern Carson Valley, East Valley...