Outdoors with Don Q: Go high to have fun, fish and stay cool

Sigh, it’s that time of the year again. This is my annual reminder that if you’re someone like me, summer’s sweltering heat is not much fun. I do not...

Road work around Carson Valley today, Friday and Aug. 1

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Chip seals and pavement overlays are critical components of Douglas County’s pavement maintenance program. The 2013 Road Seal and Overlay Project is currently...

Good Morning, Carson Valley!

Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch still reports both fires are burning on, and north, of Jobs Peak. Both the Faye Fire and the Stutler Fire are listed at a quarter...

Minden-Gardnerville Forecast, July 25

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather statement for most of Western Nevada today that includes the potential for scattered thunderstorms, lightning, heavy rain, hail and strong winds,...

GE Bently Military Appreciation Fair Sunday

Story by GE Bently Nevada GE’s Bently Nevada will host its second annual appreciation fair for United States veterans July 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The event...

West Nile positive mosquitoes found in Genoa

Staff Reports Douglas County is reporting that West Nile positive mosquitoes have been trapped in the Northwest corner of Douglas County, namely Genoa. “We are taking action tonight with...

Stutler & Faye fires continue to put up smoke

Brad Cockman caught a few pictures of the smoke rising off the Carson Range this afternoon. Douglas County put out this update earlier in the afternoon: “The Stutler fire...

Searching for Favorite Sierra Hikes

Polly O’Quinn Stankuviene sent in this photo of her hike on the Jobs Peak Ranch trail today. It’s a great photo of a great hike, but it brought up...

Fishing Report for Northern Nevada, Sierra and beyond: July 24

by Don Quilici ANGEL LAKE, ELKO COUNTY, NEV: The Nevada Department of Wildlife (www.ndow.org) reports: Fishing varies from day to day, with some days being good, while others being...

County to present Hazard Mitigation Plan update

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations Douglas County Emergency Management, provided by the East Fork Fire and Paramedic Districts, will be hosting two public presentations on the Douglas...

Crews tending to Stutler Fire north of Faye Fire

A single tree in Stutler Canyon was reported on fire earlier this morning. According to Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch, helicopters bucket-dropping it along with the Faye Fire on Jobs Peak....

Good Morning, Carson Valley!

by Joey Crandall The Faye Fire up on Jobs Peak continues to burn into a second day, albeit slowly. Currently, the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch has the fire at...

Minden-Gardnerville Forecast, July 24

We got the thunder clouds over the south part of the Valley yesterday evening, but the rain and flash flooding never really materialized. Today brings with it a probable...

Sidewalk Gallery re-opens

Paula Lochridge, Main Street Gardnerville  Main Street Gardnerville has updated its “Sidewalk Gallery” with photography art work from several Douglas High School students. The photos have been mounted by...

Good Morning, Carson Valley!

We had quite the light show across the Valley, starting at about 9:30 p.m. last night. Some of you thought to grab your cameras and came away with some...

Minden-Gardnerville Forecast: July 23

National Weather Service has a flash flood watch in effect throughout the day for anything south of Highway 50. Last time I checked, that includes, well, all of us....

Minden-Gardnerville Forecast: July 23

National Weather Service has a flash flood watch in effect throughout the day for anything south of Highway 50. Last time I checked, that includes, well, all of us....

10 a.m. Coffee Break: How is a baseball made?

It’s not news. It’s just a break in your day. When you were a kid, did you ever cut into a baseball and unravel it, just to see what...

Good Morning, Carson Valley!

It’s going to be hot today, hotter than last week, but not as hot as the weekend. For whatever that is worth. We should expect a steady battery of...

Douglas County man arrested after allegedy drawing a gun on Olive Garden manager, chef

A 56-year-old Douglas County man was arrested after he allegedly drew a gun and threatened a manager and chef at Olive Garden in Carson City Sunday night. David Lane,...