Girls Basketball: Douglas falls in playoffs to Spanish Springs

The Spanish Springs girls basketball team brought an abrupt end to Douglas High’s season, winning 43-40 in the first round of the playoffs Tuesday night. Douglas maintained a slim lead through the first three quarters before the Cougars went up 34-31 with six minutes remaining in the game. Douglas mounted a comeback, tying the game up with 2:21 left, but Spanish Springs went back up … Continue reading Girls Basketball: Douglas falls in playoffs to Spanish Springs

Illegal dumping spotted off of East Valley

This photo was sent to us over the weekend of an instance of illegal dumping in the East Valley area off of Stockyard. We’re told a number of concerned Valley residents cleaned it up and took it to the dump this morning. This is the second instance reported to the Carson Valley Times in the same area in the past six months. (Continued below) The … Continue reading Illegal dumping spotted off of East Valley

Increased traffic enforcement patrols to target distracted drivers

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – Through the rest of this week, deputies of the Douglas County and Lyon County Sheriff’s Offices will be conducting increased traffic enforcement patrols on various highways and roadways within the two counties. The increased patrols will specifically target distracted drivers (driver’s using their cell phones) and speeding motorist.  National traffic studies have shown that … Continue reading Increased traffic enforcement patrols to target distracted drivers

NDOW specialist Espinosa named Wildlife Society Professional of the Year

by Aaron Meier, Nevada Division of Wildlife If you were able to stop by the Nevada Department of Wildlife headquarters office in Reno in the early morning hours before the doors open to the public at 8 a.m. you would most likely find Shawn Espinosa, wildlife staff specialist responsible for the Upland Game Program, at his desk.  The same would be true if you poked … Continue reading NDOW specialist Espinosa named Wildlife Society Professional of the Year

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Feb. 18

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Carlene Olsen took this photo of a white deer off of Foothill Road in Genoa on Monday. Look for highs in the low 60s with wind gusts up to 30 mph. There is a 30 percent chance of rain after 10 p.m. tonight and continuing in to tomorrow. The Douglas High girls basketball team kicks off its playoff campaign tonight at … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Feb. 18