Airbus Perlan Mission II Kicks Off Second Season Exploring Skies Above the Sierra Nevada

Courtesy of Airbus Perlan Mission II  · 4 min read   MINDEN, Nev. – Airbus Perlan Mission II, an initiative to fly a glider without an engine to the edge...

World-Class Cutting Horses Trained in Carson Valley At Diamond J Ranch

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 7 min read It’s an early morning in late December. The entirety of Diamond J Ranch, tucked just inside the Nevada state line along Highway...

Heavenly Ski-Snowboard Day For MEFIYI REWARD Student-Athletes

Courtesy of the MEFIYI Foundation · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Vail Resorts EpicPromise Program provided an opportunity for MEFIYI REWARD Student-athletes from Pau-Wa-Lu and Carson Valley Middle Schools...

Former Douglas High Standout Returns Home

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 3 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — It’s been a circuitous route back home for Ty Hoelzen. After helping lead the 2009 Douglas High baseball team...

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office To Host Hunter Safety Courses March 25 & April 8

Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will host two separate hunter safety classes, one on March 25...

Swimming & Diving: Douglas Girls Run Dual Meet Win Streak To 80, Boys Streak Extends To 65

Staff Reports · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas High School swimming & diving program, which has established itself as the gold standard among the Northern 4A over the...

Spring Events Planned At Heritage Park Gardens

Courtesy of Heritage Park Gardens · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Spring is coming and the Heritage Park Gardens volunteers are planning all kinds of ways to celebrate. Two...

Lecture On Stephen Hawking At Western Nevada College Jack C. Davis Observatory March 11

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 1 min One of the world’s great minds in theoretical physics will be the topic for lecturer Mike Thomas on Saturday, March 11 at...

‘Fresh Tracks’ 5K Snowshoe Walk & Race Feb. 26

Courtesy of Tahoe Mountain Milers · 1 min read The “Fresh Tracks” 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race Eric Nageotte Memorial is Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 10 a.m. If you...

Carson Valley Trails Association Annual Meeting & Social March 7

Courtesy of the Carson Valley Trails Association · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Carson Valley Trails Association (CVTA) Annual Meeting and Social is Tuesday, March 7, 5:30 to...

Peak Inside Carson Valley: Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The latest episode of “Peak Inside Carson Valley” appears below.  This week’s installment covers the Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby.

Letter To The Editor: Carson Valley Trails Association Launches Fundraising Campaign

Editor: The ​Carson Valley Trails Association (CVTA) has launched our 2016 Annual Year-End Campaign with a goal of raising $10,000. Donations received before the end of the year will support...

Nevada Bicycle & Pedestrian Leaders Awarded

by Meg Ragonese, Nevada Department of Transportation · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada bicycling and pedestrian supporters were recently recognized by the Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory...

Peak Inside Carson Valley: John T. Humphrey & Wild Horses

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The latest episode of “Peak Inside Carson Valley” appears below. This week’s installment covers local photographer John T. Humphrey and his work with area...

Kirkwood Mountain Resort Targets Nov. 26 Opening

Courtesy of Vail Resorts · 3 min read North and South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – This weekend’s snow storms delivered as much as 11 inches of fresh snow to the...

Heavenly & Northstar Targeting Nov. 23 Opening Date

Courtesy of Heavenly Mountain Resort · 3 min read South Lake Tahoe and Truckee, Calif./Nev. – Heavenly Mountain Resort and Northstar California Resort announced today that the resorts will set...

Thanksgiving Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration Nov. 19 At Mormon Station State Historic Park

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources · 1 min read GENOA, Nev. – Join park rangers at Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa for a...

Carson Valley Trails Association Fall/Winter Newsletter

Courtesy of the Carson Valley Trails Association · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Fall 2016/Winter 2017 edition of the Carson Valley Trails Association newsletter appears below:Courtesy of Airbus Perlan Mission II · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Airbus Perlan Mission II, the initiative to send an engineless aircraft to the edge of space, recently...

Inaugural ‘Run For The Badge’ Oct. 8 To Support National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — The first annual ‘Run For The Badge’ 5K is slated for this weekend, starting from Mormon Station State Historic Park at 9:45 a.m. Funds...