Quail Cottage Antiques chosen for March Cash Mob

by Paula Lochridge, Main Street Gardnerville Cash Mobs continue to raise awareness in the Main Street Gardnerville district. The “Cash Mob” economic stimulus campaign is aimed at supporting local businesses and rebuilding communities. Cash Mobbers join together and commit to spending $10-20 at a predetermined local business. Cash Mobbing is an increasingly popular way to enable community members to make a difference for locally owned … Continue reading Quail Cottage Antiques chosen for March Cash Mob

The Season: Episode 8

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com For the 2013-14 season, the Douglas girls basketball program has given the Carson Valley Times behind-the scenes access to the varsity team. We’ll document the entire season in weekly installments that won’t necessarily appear in linear or timely relation to the actual season. We’ll also post regular updates with scores and stats on the games the team is playing during the year. This particular feature, though, is meant … Continue reading The Season: Episode 8

Carson Valley family looks back on Olympic torch relay

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com It was 5:30 in the morning on a snow- and ice-covered road at the base of the lake side of Kingsbury. Alicia Dickerson – then Alicia Whitney – was nearly 17 years old, five months pregnant and dealing with a wicked bout of morning sickness. She had an uphill, nearly-quarter-mile, run in front of her – complete with police escort – … Continue reading Carson Valley family looks back on Olympic torch relay

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Feb. 17

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Happy President’s Day (or as my 4-year-old son calls it, ” Presents Day” – he was profoundly disappointed this morning) to everyone. We spent a majority of the weekend working on the design of the Web site and made a couple of tweaks that we hope will make things easier to navigate, particularly from mobile devices. Most notably, we’ve moved the … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Feb. 17