Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Open House May 10

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The employees of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office invite the public to visit the DC...

Scenes From The Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run 2017 (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Law Enforcement officers around Nevada kicked off the the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run in Las Vegas on April 26. Since...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Deputy Tyree Holdridge

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – There’s a new deputy sheriff in town and his name is Tyree Holdridge. Deputy Holdridge...

Law Enforcement Memorial Run To Pass Through Carson Valley Wednesday

Staff Reports · 1 min read Law Enforcement officers around Nevada kicked off the the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run in Las Vegas on April 26. Since then, a baton...

Carson River Expected To Rise With Increased Snowmelt & Rain This Week

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Warmer temperatures this week will bring on increased snowmelt in the mountains, resulting in rises along all points of the Carson...

Douglas County CERT Safety Fair May 13

Courtesy of Douglas County CERT · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Douglas County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) will host a Safety Fair for the public on Saturday, May 13,...

TRE Resident Killed In Crash On Highway 395 Monday Morning

Nevada Highway Patrol Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a two-vehicle head-on crash Monday at approximately 9:23 a.m. Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2012 Freightliner...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: April 17-23

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 Navigating FEMA Emergency Funding Application Process While Preparing For Spring Flooding

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 10 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Local and regional emergency management officials are performing a complex balancing act as they prepare for potential flooding later...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Explorers Claim Regional Awards

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Explorer POST #2105 attended the Central Coast Law Enforcement Exploring Competition...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: April 3-9

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 Emergency Management Hosts Exercise April 4 To Prepare For Potential Spring Flooding

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Emergency Management · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. —  Douglas County Emergency Management (East Fork Fire Protection District) hosted a two hour tabletop exercise on April...

Douglas County Declares State Of Emergency In Preparation For Potential Flooding From Spring & Summer Runoff

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Douglas County Board of Commissioners have declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the potential...

Kingsbury Grade Reopen After Debris From Rock Fall Cleared

Courtesy of Nevada Department of Transportation · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened Kingsbury Grade (State Route 207) at approximately 4:30 pm Saturday...

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...