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...

Gardnerville man dies in Wednesday Kingsbury Grade accident

Fatal accident Wednesday night on Kingsbury Grade Staff Reports Daniel Holland, 45, of Gardnerville was killed in a vehicle accident on Kingsbury Grade in Gardnerville Wednesday evening. The accident...

East Fork Firefighters extinguish tree fire in East Valley

Small fires contained in East Valley Staff Reports UPDATE (Wednesday, 2:51 p.m.): The tree fire off Lindsay Lane and East Valley has been extinguished. —- Wednesday 1:30 p.m.: Crews...

Deputies investigate possible pipe bomb found off of Patricia Drive in the Gardnerville Ranchos

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a possible pipe bomb found Wednesday morning around 9 a.m. in a vacant field off of Patricia Drive in the...

Living with Fire offers free conference to Northern Nevada homeowners

Living With Fire offers free conference to Northern Nevada homeowners by Tiffany Kozsan, University of Nevada, Reno Cooperative Extension Part of a collaborative series to help homeowners prepare for wildfire...

Tuesday afternoon lightning storm pounds Pine Nut range

Lightning Storm Watch Staff Reports UPDATE (4:52): Units exiting from the “Lightning plan” as the storm dies off a bit. —— UPDATE (4:40 p.m.): Lightning activity has died down...

County responds to Sunday flooding

County responds to Sunday flooding by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations     Douglas County Road Crews along with private contractors hired by the County continue to help...

Downloadable Fire Safety book launches July 24

Downloadable Fire Safety book launches Thursday Special to the Carson Valley Times CARSON CITY — Carson City firefighters have a new tool to teach fire safety. “Fire Safety Day,”...

Suspect in custody after 5-hour manhunt near Ruhenstroth

5-hour manhunt ends along Pinenut Road Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies located a 37-year-old man just before 11 p.m. Tuesday near Pinenut...

Crews clean up Carson Valley flood damage as new storm looms Monday afternoon

Crews clean up Carson Valley flood damage as new storm looms Monday afternoon   Courtesy of Douglas County Community Relations UPDATE (July 21, 4:42 p.m.): This afternoon Douglas County...

Sunday storm knocks out power to 10,000 homes & businesses in Carson Valley

Flooding, outages hit Valley in wake of storm Staff Reports Power was out for nearly 4 hours Sunday afternoon and evening for most of Carson Valley after a severe...

Person of interest sought in Gardnerville Walmart theft

Person of interest sought in Walmart theft by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public help...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Explorers receive donation

Douglas County Sheriff’s Explorers receive donation by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office On July 15, 2014, Renea Louie representing the Louie Family, Davidson Family and Davis Shows...

Clear Creek Fire fully contained

Clear Creek Fire fully contained Staff Reports UPDATE (Friday, evening): via Sierra Front Wildfire Cooperators:The Clear Creek fire was reported as contained before 8 p.m. Friday night, nearly a...

Gardnerville woman dies in single vehicle accident in Washoe Valley

Gardnerville woman dies in single vehicle accident in Washoe Valley by Trooper David Gibson, Nevada Highway Patrol Monday at approximately 2:34 pm, Troopers from the Nevada Highway Patrol were dispatched...

Douglas County Search and Rescue seeking volunteers

  Douglas County Search and Rescue seeking volunteers by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada –Douglas County Search and Rescue (DCSAR) is looking for energetic men...