Keep Your Cool: How To Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

​By Tamara Burns, RN, Barton Health · 2 min read It’s that time of year where heat-related illnesses are on the rise for locals and visitors alike. Heat illnesses...

From The Experts: The Role Of Legacy Planning

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...

Guest Opinion: PEBP Members’ Alternate HMO Choice — What Is It Really About?

by Ed Epperson, CEO & President, Carson Tahoe Health · 3 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Members of the Nevada Public Employees’ Benefits Program (PEBP) have been notified of a...

From The Experts: Eighteen — The Magic Number?

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...

Letter To The Editor: Austin’s House Thanks Community For Support Of Cowboy Mardi Gras

Editor: The Board of Directors and staff of Austin’s House would like to thank the entire community for the tremendous support of our 9th Annual Cowboy Mardi Gras fundraiser...

From The Experts: IT Management — Maintaining Access To The Super Highway

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...

From The Experts: Telecommuting — Getting To Work Whatever The Weather

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...

Increasing Call Volumes Lead To Focus On Updating East Fork Fire Protection District Standard Of Cover

Courtesy of the East Fork Fire Protection District · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — It used to be only on very rare weather events or similar types of...

Guest Opinion: Huntsman Cancer Institute & Carson Tahoe Cancer Center Working Together To Advance Cancer ‘Moonshot’

by John W Sweetenham, M.D., Executive Medical Director, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah · 2 min read Earlier this year, a national “moonshot” to defeat cancer was announced at the State of...

Community Helps Corral Runaway Horse

by Deb Walker, Special to the Carson Valley Times • 3 min read Editor’s Note: We received this note from Deb Walker, whose horse – Tequila – ran off into the...

Guest Opinion: ‘Farm-To-Table’ Community Concept Good For Douglas County

by Joan E. Neuffer • 7 min read The recent approval of the Farmstead at Corley Ranch has been the subject of much controversy, generating several news articles and personal letters...

An Open Letter To The Class Of 2016

by Joey Crandall, Douglas High School Class of 1998 To the Class of 2016, As you grow older, you’ll start to mark, with a measure of minor panic, the passage of...

January is National Mentoring Month

by Susan Lippmann, Tahoe Youth & Family Services GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Seven years ago, I was approached by the Mentor Coordinator at Tahoe Youth & Family Services and asked if...

From The Experts: Use It Or Lose It (Your Muscles, That Is)

by Dr. Chris Blaha, Minden Chiropractic Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a continuing series from Valley and regional professionals offering tips on their trade. Do you have...

From The Experts: Should I Ice Or Heat An Injury?

by Dr. Chris Blaha, Minden Chiropractic Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a continuing series from Valley and regional professionals offering tips on their trade. Do you have...

Cornered: Town Beneath The Mountains

by Scott Neuffer New wind inside. New love for this town of mine. I drink the beauty of my neighborhood as one returning from the desert would drink handfuls...

Cornered: Movies & Strip-Malling In Carson Valley

by Scott Neuffer Silence reigned as the credits rolled. Not a sound from the screen or audience. Not a person moving in their seat. Then I could hear it:...

Cornered: Meet George Wilson

by Scott Neuffer George Wilson is a 74-year-old retiree who lives in Gardnerville with his wife Linka. He is a father, a grandfather. He likes the Rams and the...

Cornered: Parade of Lights

  by Scott Neuffer Have you seen the twilights around here? I mean, really seen them? The huge and deep sapphire sky, and the way the clouds, when the...

From The Experts: Your Prescription For Holiday Survival

by Becky Hanson, Carson Valley Medical Center [twitter-follow screen_name=’wellnessworkscv’ show_count=’yes’] GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (December 1, 2014) – It’s that time of year again. A time for family, food, shopping, and...