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To The Readers Of The Carson Valley Times … A Farewell Of Sorts

September will mark the close of a chapter both for myself and the Carson Valley Times. It has been my great honor to serve Carson Valley through this web site for the past four...

Highway 395 Reopens As Crews Gain Foothold On Slinkard Fire

Staff Reports TOPAZ, Calif. — Update, 10 a.m., Saturday —  Highway 395 has reopened to traffic in both directions near the Nevada state line. #slinkardfire from my front yard. Worth watching this video. pic.twitter.com/L2qu5krAPS —...

Honor Flight Trip Springs Out Of Community & Senior Center Friendship

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 3 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Sometimes life’s grandest adventures can happen by chance. For Greg Silvestro and John and Gale Phillips, it was a hat and...

Afternoon Lightning Strikes Keep Fire Crews Busy

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — An afternoon thunderstorm sparked multiple small fires across Carson Valley Tuesday, as well as a 150-acre fire near Voltaire Canyon in Carson City. East Fork Fire...

Scenes From Eclipse Day 2017

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Images and videos are beginning to come in from this morning’s eclipse, which was 81 percent totality as it passed over Carson Valley. If you have...

Vietnam Moving Wall To Visit Carson Valley In Spring 2018

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev . — The Vietnam Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., will visit Carson Valley for the first time next...

Scenes From The First Day Of School In Carson Valley (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Students around Carson Valley headed back to school Monday morning. Photos have been streaming in of those “First Day of School” moments throughout the morning. If...

Douglas County School District Valley School Bus Routes For 2017-18 School Year

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas County School District bus routes for Carson Valley schools for the 2016-17 school year appear below. School begins Aug. 14. DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL ROUTE 1 ASPIRE & DOUGLAS...

Rural Character Photo Contest Accepting Entries

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and GreenACTnv are conducting a photo contest seeking images within Douglas County the depict rural character. Entrants can win up...

Final Leg Of Carson City Freeway To Open Wednesday

by Meg Ragonese, Nevada Department of Transportation · 3 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. –The Nevada Department of Transportation is scheduled to open the last leg of the Interstate 580 Carson City Freeway to traffic...

Preacher Fire Fully Contained

Staff Reports · 4 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Updated 9 p.m., Friday — Crews wrapped up full containment on the Preacher Fire Saturday afternoon, with a final burn size of 5,333 acres. A...

Crews Contain Fire North Of Jacks Valley Road Tuesday Evening

Staff Reports · 1 min read ‪Crews contained a 3.2-acre fire near Summerhill Drive north of Jacks Valley Road near Highway 395 in Northern Douglas County Tuesday evening. First report of the fire came just...

Carson Valley Air Quality Plunges Into Hazardous Range

Staff Reports · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Air quality in Carson Valley plummeted overnight into the “hazardous” range as smoke continued to pour in from the Detwiler Fire near Yosemite in California. Tuesday afternoon...

Centennial Genoa Candy Dance Statue Project: Honoring Genoa’s Volunteers Past, Present & Future

by Barb Wilson, Special to the Carson Valley Times · 2 min read GENOA, Nev. — The 100th anniversary of the Genoa Candy Dance will be in 2019. To commemorate this historic event, a life-size...

Increased Water In Valley Brings Increase In Mosquitoes

Staff & Douglas County Reports · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Increased water throughout Douglas County due to the heavy precipitation throughout the winter and spring has kept the Douglas County Mosquito Abatement General...

GE Announces Completion Of GE Oil & Gas, Baker Hughes Merger

Staff and GE Reports · 2 min read GE announced earlier this week the completion of a $23 billion merger of GE’s oil and gas business with Houston-based energy services firm Baker Hughes. The merged...

Scenes From Independence Day In Carson Valley 2017 (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — We’ll be collecting your photos today from all of the various Independence Day celebrations throughout the Valley — whether they be from Minden Park, Heritage Park,...

Community Fun Walk/Run Event July 22 To Celebrate Carson City Freeway Completion

by Meg Ragonese, Nevada Department of Transportation · 3 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. –The Nevada Department of Transportation is inviting community members to take part in a free fun walk, run and ride celebrating...

Soccer: Reno 1868 FC Defense Contains International Superstar Didier Drogba

by Aldo Amato, Reno 1868 FC · @ min read RENO, Nev. — A defensive battle between two of the top clubs in the USL’s Western Conference ended in a tie on Friday at...

Pedestrian Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run At Fremont & Johnson Lane

Courtesy of the Nevada Highway Patrol On Saturday, July 1, 2017 at approximately 5:00 am, Deputies from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of Fremont Street and Johnson Lane (Minden)...