East Fork Fire Protection District Board Of Directors Meeting Agenda: Jan. 17

Staff Reports · 2 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...

East Fork Crews Extinguish Structure Fire In Midst Of Flooding

by East Fork Battalion Chief Scott Fraser, East Fork Fire Protection District · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — At 3:40 a.m. Monday, units from East Fork Fire Protection District,...

LifePoint Church Cancels Jan. 8 Services

Courtesy of LifePoint Church MINDEN, Nev. — Due to flooding concerns and governmental warnings regarding the current storm system we are canceling all church services for Sunday, January 8,...

Flood Warning Forecast Maps

Staff & National Weather Service Reports MINDEN, Nev. — Maps distributed by the National Weather Service of the potential flood prone areas for the flood warnings Sunday through Tuesday...

Douglas County Declares State Of Emergency In Advance Of Sunday’s Flood Warning

Staff and Douglas County Joint Information Center Reports · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — – The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has declared a State of Emergency in...

Snowpack Totals Around Carson River Lower Than 2005, 1997 Floods

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — As Carson Valley and much of Western Nevada braces for almost certain flooding this weekend, the biggest question heading into the...

Nevada Traffic Fatalities Rise in 2016

by Meg Ragonese, Nevada Department of Transportation · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Departments of Transportation and Public Safety are reminding motorists of the importance of...

Carson River Drops Below Flood Stage Tuesday Evening

Staff Reports · 9 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Flooding across the East Fork and main stem of the Carson River had widespread impacts across the Valley Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Joins Twitter

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has joined Twitter. Law enforcement professionals throughout the US are...

Flood Warning Issued for Carson River: Information, Tips And Preparedness Items

Staff Reports · 6 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The National Weather Service had issued a flood warning for the Carson River, effective Sunday through Monday. The warning was issued for...

Highway 50 Reopened After Wednesday Morning Closure

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — Highway 50 was closed temporarily at 395 due to a disabled semi blocking both directions of traffic and poor overall weather conditions, slide-offs and...

Felony Domestic Battery Suspect Taken Into Custody After Three-Hour Closure Of Centerville Lane

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Centerville Lane between downtown Gardnerville and the Gardnerville Ranchos was closed for more than three hours Tuesday evening as Douglas County Sheriff’s personnel...

Muller Lane Re-Opens As Repairs To Effluent Line Completed

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Nevada Department of Transportation reports that Muller Lane has reopened to regular traffic between Highway 395 and Foothill Road Thursday...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

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...

Arrest Made In Kidnapping/Armed Robbery Case

Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas County Sheriff’s Investigators and Lyon County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Francisco “Frankie” Perez in Yerington, Nevada...

Highway 88 & Centerville Crash Closes Road For 4-Plus Hours Thursday Morning

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — A three-vehicle crash early Thursday morning closed Highway 88 for more than four hours as two patients were hospitalized. According to...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Prepares For New Year’s Eve Fesitivities

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 4 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is preparing for the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebration at...

Two 5.7 Earthquakes Near Hawthorne Felt Around Northern Nevada

Staff Reports · 1 min read ‪MINDEN, Nev. — A pair of earthquakes were felt around Northern Nevada minutes apart around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. The Nevada Seismology Lab reported...

Douglas County Crime & Emergency Services Map: Dec. 12-18

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 NV Energy Customers Experiencing Outages Thursday Morning

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — NV Energy reports 576 customers in Douglas County are without power Thursday morning as a result of seven outages spanning the zip...