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...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Swears In New Deputy Todd Sampson

Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nevada – Sheriff Ron Pierini swore in a new deputy on February 13, 2017. Deputy Todd Sampson took...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Deputy Colton Waggoner

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office MINDEN, Nev. — Colton Waggoner was administered his oath of office to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in the presence of family...

Wellington Teen Killed In Friday Night Crash In Smith Valley

by Trooper Dan Gordon, Nevada Highway Patrol CARSON CITY, Nev. — On February 24 at approximately 7:45 p.m., Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers were dispatched to SR829, south of SR208 in...

Civil Air Patrol Performs Aerial Photo Recon Mission To Assess Flooding Effects In Humboldt County

by Major Dale Brown, CAP, public affairs officer, Douglas County Composite Squadron, Nevada Wing · 4 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Composite Squadron, Nevada Wing of the...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Seeks Theft Suspects In Two Cases At Topsy Lane Walmart

by Sgt. James Booth, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two theft cases at the Walmart on Topsy...

Service Restored After Widespread Internet, Phone, Cable Outage Friday

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — Service was restored after a widespread internet, cable TV and phone outage occurred Friday morning. South Tahoe Now reported that that outage occurred when...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Responds To School Threat, Makes Arrest

Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office MINDEN, Nev. — On Thursday evening around 7 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a male juvenile had...

National Weather Service Issues Flood Watch For Monday, Tuesday

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Monday afternoon continuing into Tuesday morning for Minden, Gardnerville and other...

Reno Man Succumbs To Injuries Suffered In Wednesday Afternoon Crash On Highway 395

by Trooper Dan Gordon, Nevada Highway Patrol GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — On Feb. 15 at approximately 4:21 p.m., Troopers from the Nevada Highway Patrol were dispatched to Highway 395/Jakes Hill (south...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Renews Focus On Neighborhood Watch

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. –The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is strengthening its crime fighting efforts by strengthening neighborhoods. Neighborhood Watch...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Feb. 14

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Happy Valentine’s Day, Carson Valley! We’re looking at mostly sunny skies and a high of 51 degrees today, and...

Another ‘Dangerous’ Weather Pattern In Carson Valley Expected Later This Week

Courtesy of Douglas County Emergency Management · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas County, emergency officials continue to focus on assessment and recovery efforts as the flood waters subside....