Jake Meddles sworn in as Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputy

Story by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini is proud to announce the recent appointment of a new Douglas County Deputy Sheriff. Jake Meddles was...

Town of Gardnerville seeking sponsors for Christmas Kickoff fireworks

The Town of Gardnerville is seeking sponsors to help bring back fireworks to the Christmas Kickoff at Heritage Park, scheduled this year for Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. Anyone interested in...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office invites victims of burglaries to identify stolen property

Courtesy of Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office During investigation of a recent residential burglary ring, Investigators of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office found the suspects had stored numerous items...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Nov. 5

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Chilly morning temperatures will give way to a high of 56 this afternoon. It’s a similar forecast for much of the rest of the week, getting up...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Nov. 4

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Playoff season gets underway tonight as the Douglas girls soccer team hosts McQueen in the first round of the regional tournament. The semifinals would be Wednesday at...

Douglas band takes 2nd at state championships (VIDEO)

The Douglas High School Fighting Tiger Marching Band wrapped up an eventful fall season at the Sierra Band Crusade Nevada State Marching Band Championships at the University of Nevada, Reno Saturday...

Pau-Wa-Lu band trophy presentation

The Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School marching band received the Nevada Day Parade Governor’s Trophy Friday for their performance during last week’s parade. [wpvideo izLB4KnL] Nevada Day Band Director Tim Nolte presented the...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Nov. 3

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Welcome to month 5 of the Carson Valley Times project. After putting our first quarter in the books, we took a long look at what we are...

Tourism & hospitality workshop will build job skills

Western Nevada College The Western Nevada College Tourism and Hospitality Career Center is offering a training opportunity on Friday, Oct. 18, 1:30-4:30 p.m., to those seeking employment or advancement opportunities in...

Winter burn season opens Saturday, Oct. 19

Information courtesy of Douglas County & East Fork Fire & Paramedics Districts The burn season opens this Saturday, October 19 and will run through December 15. The goal for residential burning...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Oct. 15

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com It’s chilly this morning – below 40 degrees to be exact – and it’ll only get up to the high 50s this afternoon with light winds. The...

Buona Sera to host chef throwdown: Celebrity Chef Mark Estee vs. Francesco Gazzana

Staff Reports Buona Sera Ristorante in Minden will host a chef throwdown Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. featuring its own executive chef, Francesco Gazzana vs. celebrity chef Mark Estee of Campo...

Polka Dots hosts grand opening, sister store Fresh Ideas celebrates 19 years

by Katie Brannan, Special to the Carson Valley Times Gardnerville, NV   (October 11, 2013) – Downtown Gardnerville’s newest boutique, Polka Dots  is hosting its grand opening with a week-long party, beginning...

Douglas County Manager’s Report for Oct. 3 meeting

Staff Reports Douglas County posted county manager Steve Mokrohisky’s report from the Oct. 3 meeting. It’s a 30-minute view, but always packed with current information about what’s going on in the...

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Oct. 14

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com We’re coming out of a busy weekend during which The Record-Courier reported last week’s story of a woman being pulled over and then beaten by a man...

Sheriff’s office searching for runaway juvenile

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office On Sunday, Oct. 06, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a missing juvenile. The report indicated that 17-year-old Treasa Ramirez...

Minden Silo project opens Web site

Our friend Scott Schrantz of AroundCarson.com came across this today – Chris Bently’s  Minden Silo project, which we first reported on Sept. 26 (here) has a name and a Web site....

Silver Strike Lanes to re-open

The Carson Valley Times received this letter from Jericho Enterprises Friday. Within, the company, which runs the Tillman Center in the Gardnerville Ranchos, announced its intentions to re-open Silver Strike Lanes,...

Good Morning, Carson Valley!

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered flags statewide to fly at half-staff today through sunset on Monday in honor of State Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce who passed away Thursday....

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Oct. 10

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com The big news around here this morning is that Douglas High School has hired a new band and choir director (story at this link). We’ll be talking...