‘It’s A Modern Day Quilting Bee’: How A Number Of Carson Valley Residents Are Impacting The Lives Of Children In Kenya

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Photos courtesy of Hallelujah Toffee · 6 min read Her name is Purity. Her father died and her mother was sick. The oldest of six children, she was was attempting to make...

Donation From Community Volunteers Leaves Lasting Legacy At Nevada State Railroad Museum Carson City

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs CARSON CITY, Nev. — The four children of Jack and Margie Gibson have honored their parents’ decades-long service to the Nevada State Railroad Museum,...

2015 Year In Photos

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — In 2015, we had rain, wind, fire, and Thunder(birds). There was triumph and heartbreak, drastic change, fresh beginnings and renewed tradition. Through it all, there was that trademark Carson Valley...

Year In Review 2015: ‘It’s Like Saturday Night At The JT’ — The History Of A Valley Icon

Editor’s Note: As part of our Year In Review 2015 series, we’re re-publishing a few stories that were among our very favorite to write during the past year. We’ll close out on Thursday with the...

Year In Review 2015: An Oral History Of ‘The Wizard’

Editor’s Note: As part of our Year In Review 2015 series, we’re re-publishing a few stories that were among our very favorite to write during the past year. We’ll close out on Thursday with the...

Year In Review 2015: Google Aims To Achieve Global Internet Access With Minden Balloon Operation

Editor’s Note: As part of our Year In Review 2015 series, we’re re-publishing a few stories that were among our very favorite to write during the past year. We’ll close out on Thursday with the...

Christmas Eve Snow Storm Arrives In Carson Valley (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Snow began falling in Gardnerville shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday morning, marking the start of a Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service expected to last through 10...

Nevada Division Of Forestry Revitalizes Old Nevada Tradition: Charcoal Production

Courtesy of the Nevada Division of Forestry CARSON CITY, Nev. – Early Nevada miners historically used charcoal as a fuel source to smelt less valuable ore to extract silver and gold. Located near mining...

From A Skateboard To The Art Gallery: Douglas High Senior’s Work Drawing Attention

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — It was just doodles on paper, during class. But to Douglas High School senior Lukas Olsen, age 17, they just looked … well, right. “About two years...

In 26th Year, Project Santa Claus Assists 754 Valley Children

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — It started simply as family lunch – a simple bridging of the gap between Gardnerville and Reno. 25 years later, the Carson Valley-based Crystal Angels number unofficially...

Douglas County Photographer Included On List Of World’s Top 100 Travel Photographers For 2015

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — A Douglas County resident and Carson Valley Times contributor has been included on a list of the “Top 100 Travel Photographers for 2015.” London, England-based tour company “ChilliSauce” listed Topaz...

Airbus Perlan Mission II Celebrates New Home, Start Of Flight Testing In Minden

CVT Contributor Scott Neuffer profiled the Airbus Perlan Mission II project and its many local ties in depth earlier this year. You can find his story here. Courtesy of Airbus Group, Inc. MINDEN, Nev....

USAF Thunderbirds To Return To Minden Tahoe Airport In Oct. 2017

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — The Minden Tahoe Airport announced on Monday that the annual Aviation Roundup will host the United States Air Force Thunderbirds in 2017, on Oct. 7 and 8. The Thunderbirds performed...

Active 20/30 Club No. 85 Named Grand Marshals For 20th Anniversary Edition Of Parade Of Lights

Courtesy of the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce GARDNERVILLE — The 20th edition of the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Parade of Lights is ready to roll next Saturday. Over 40 parade entrants are...

Steven Jacobo Completes Adaptive Bobsled Training At Olympic Park In Utah – European Tour Up Next

Staff Reports Carson Valley resident Steven Jacobo, who last year shared with us his remarkable story of losing the use of his legs in a 2013 snowboarding accident to being chosen for the United...

Crews On Scene of Gas Line Rupture At 395 & Mica

By Dave Fogerson, East Fork Fire Protection MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire, DCSO, Carson fire, NHP and Southwest Gas are on scene of an 8 inch gas line rupture at Mica and 395....

Carson Valley Sunset: Nov. 19 (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — In a week of brilliant sunsets, Thursday evening may have topped them all in Carson Valley. Our readers sent in stunning image after stunning image and we’re happy to...

The Art Of Setting Your Thanksgiving Table

by Meredith Fischer, Eddy Street Vintage Market Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a continuing series from Valley and regional professionals offering tips on their trade. Do you have an area of expertise that you’d...

Northern Division I Regional and All-League Postseason Honors

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — With the close of the Nevada high school soccer and volleyball seasons over the weekend, All-League honors were announced. Douglas senior McKenna Kynett, who finished her career with a...

Girls Soccer: Late Goal Propels Coronado To State Semifinal Win (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports RENO, Nev. — Taylor Kornieck scored her second go of the match in the 75th minute, heading in a corner kick to boost Coronado to a 2-1 win over Douglas in the...