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...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Joining Forces To Combat Impaired Driving

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read Minden, Nevada – One of the deadliest and most often committed of crimes is impaired driving. It has...

Douglas County 911 Emergency Services Earns ‘Emergency Fire Dispatch Center of Excellence’ Accreditation

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 2 min read SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Douglas County 911 Emergency Services was approved as an Emergency Fire Dispatch Center of...

Continued Flooding Expected This Spring As Heavy Snowmelt Begins To Make Its Way To Carson Valley

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 6 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Signs of spring — from the sudden patches of green beginning to pop up to the extra hours of daylight...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: March 6-12

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...

Muller Lane Bridge Over West Fork Carson River Slated For Replacement In 2018

Staff Reports · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. — A pair of Carson Valley bridges will be replaced and/or upgraded in 2018, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. The...

Douglas County Backyard Burn Season Opens March 18

Courtesy of East Fork Fire Protection District · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Spring 2017 general backyard burn season will be opening Saturday, March 18, and run through...