Softball: Western Nevada splits in best-ever opening weekend

Beck, Hot Hitting Propel WNC Softball Courtesy of Western Nevada College More contributors at the plate and the complete-game pitching of Carlee Beck produced a solid opening weekend for Western Nevada College softball team. The Wildcats split their first five games in Southern Nevada, beating Gulf Coast of Panama City, Fla., and Pima College of Tucson, Ariz., before settling for a 2-3 opening weekend. In … Continue reading Softball: Western Nevada splits in best-ever opening weekend

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help in identifying suspect in cell phone theft

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Stateline, NV – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a theft of a cell phone inside Mont Bleu Casino, Stateline, NV on January 22, 2014 at 8:52 pm. The suspect removed a green Iphone 5C and charger from a patron of the casino. Video surveillance shows the male … Continue reading Douglas County Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help in identifying suspect in cell phone theft

Power restored to Carson Valley after 93-minute widespread outage

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Large portions of Minden and Gardnerville were without power for more than 90 minutes Monday afternoon, including the traffic signals at Waterloo/395 and Gilman/395, after a line at the substation on Buckeye Road in Minden failed. Power was restored at 2:13 p.m. to all affected customers. According to NV Energy spokesman Karl Walquist, the outage affected 3,280 customers and occurred after … Continue reading Power restored to Carson Valley after 93-minute widespread outage

A Paws for Tails with Australian Shepherd Border Collie Rescue of Northern Nevada: Feb. 3

By Kathy Givens with Cynthia Kennedy Hello! Since my last column, all of “Asia’s” puppies have gone to their new homes, and Asia has found a wonderful family as well. “Noel’s” brood has been placed too. “Homer” was the last to go. It seems that the black and white puppies were more appealing to adopters, and Homer spent a while “just lookin’ for a home.” … Continue reading A Paws for Tails with Australian Shepherd Border Collie Rescue of Northern Nevada: Feb. 3