Hospitality workshop keys on enhancing guest services

by Anne Hansen, Western Nevada College Western Nevada College will offer a hospitality skills workshop on Saturday, Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Carson City. Participants...

Western Nevada College offers class to help substitute teachers

by Anne Hansen, Western Nevada College Substitute teachers can learn insight on how to provide a more successful classroom environment for students through a two-day class offered during spring semester at Western Nevada College...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Jan. 14

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Last call for the team picture in front of the Douglas Dolfins mural at the Carson Valley Swim Center. All alumni are welcome today at 4:15 p.m. to take a...

Robotics competition coming to Western Nevada College

Watch High School, Middle School Students Compete on Jan.  18 by Anne Hansen, Western Nevada College Creative minds will be stimulated on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Western Nevada College in Carson City. The public...

Douglas County hits highest bond rating | RecordCourier.com

Douglas County’s bond rating was upgraded two grades to “very strong,” the highest rating the county has ever achieved. Standard and Poor’s Rating Services upgraded Douglas County’s underlying bond rating by two grades to...

Fire in North Sails factory early Monday Morning

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Officce  MINDEN, NV – On Monday  at approximately 3:06 a.m. employees of North Sails Company, 2549 Business Parkway Minden, NV were present when a flash fire enveloped a...

Douglas County 2013 Economic Snapshot

Nevada political journalist Jon Ralston pointed out this very cool data tool online today: The National Association of Counties has released economic data on each county in the country, both for fiscal year 2013,...

Indian Hills General Improvement District Board of Trustees Agenda: Jan. 15

The Indian Hills General Improvement District board of trustees monthly meeting is at 6 p.m. at the district board room at  3394 James Lee Park Road. Information, www.indianhillsnevada.com. The agenda for the meeting is...

Column: Maneuvering roundabouts and knowing who has the right of way | Carson City Nevada News – Carson Now

Sgt. Scott McDaniel I have mentioned in the past that I get questions from time to time about traffic related issues. Today I received one about the roundabouts in Carson City. The concern was...

Chase from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe ends with arrest, two deputies injured | Carson City Nevada News – Carson Now

by Jeff Munson, www.carsonnow.org Two Carson City Sheriff’s Office deputies were treated and released for minor injuries after a vehicle chase Sunday night that began in Carson City and wound up with a patrol...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Jan. 13

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com The Douglas Dolfins swim team, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is inviting all available former team members for a group photo Tuesday afternoon at 4:15 p.m. in front of the Dolfins...

Hunter Myers’ freshman season at Harvard cut short

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Hunter Myers is adjusting to Ivy League life just fine. He’s becoming acclimated to the class load, enjoying life in the big city and making plenty of friends. There has...

Killer Salsa to host grand opening at new production plant in Gardnerville Ranchos

Fran Pritchard, owner of KILLER SALSA in Gardnerville is having a GRAND OPENING/21st ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION at the new factory at 811 Short Court in the Gardnerville Ranchos on Saturday January 25 from 1 to...

Douglas County School District Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda: Jan. 14

 The Douglas County School District Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, January 14 at 3:30 p.m. at Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority – Visitor Center,  169 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline, Nevada. You can view their...

Meet Mark Hutchison, candidate for Nevada Lieutenant Governor

Editor’s Note: About our elections & politics policy: We will run candidacy announcements from anyone who sends them to us, introductory articles for any candidates for the larger state offices who wish to speak with us,  and a...

Western Nevada College announces 2013 Fall Dean’s List

Story courtesy of Western Nevada College Western Nevada College has named 249 students to the Fall 2013 Dean’s List. To qualify for WNC’s Dean’s List, students must complete at least 12 units during the...

Cloud Seeding Drone Bring More Snow to Sierra | SouthTahoeNow.com

South Tahoe Now Cloud seeding drones may soon be used to help get more punch out of Sierra storms. The unmanned aircrafts could provide significant benefits by getting more snow on the slopes and...

Carson Tahoe Health and University of Utah Health Care Team Up to Improve Access to Medical Specialists in Nevada

New affiliation agreement lays out framework for how the two hospitals will collaborate to ensure residents of the greater Carson City region have access to specialists from one of the country’s top academic medical...

Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Board of Control Meeting Agenda: Jan. 13-14

Courtesy of Donnie Nelson, Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association The Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s Board of Control is scheduled to conduct its winter-season meeting Monday and Tuesday, January 13th and 14th, at the Peppermill Resort...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Jan. 10

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com We’re launching a new feature this morning: Today marks the debut of our Carson Valley Savers Club Coupon Page. If you look along the top menu bar just below our...