Douglas baseball to play at Aces Ballpark

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com The Douglas baseball team will get to play at the 9,100-capacity Aces Ballpark in Reno this season as they take on Manogue High School on April 22. “It’s something the Aces have been doing for a couple years,” Douglas coach Bruce Jacobsen said. “We hadn’t done it yet, but (Manogue coach) Charles Oppio called and asked if we’d like to do it. … Continue reading Douglas baseball to play at Aces Ballpark

Tyler Hoelzen signs pro baseball contract

Former Douglas standout to pitch for Sonoma Stompers by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Tyler Hoelzen has made something of  a career out of doing the unexpected. It was there during his sophomore year of high school, when he held his own on the mound against the Galena Grizzlies in the regional championship game in only his second career varsity appearance. It was there when the left-hander tossed … Continue reading Tyler Hoelzen signs pro baseball contract

Steven Thaler announces run for Douglas County Commission, District 2

Editor’s Note: About our elections & politics policy: We will run candidacy announcements from anyone who sends them to us, introductory articles for any candidates for the larger state offices who wish to speak with us,  and a comprehensive voter’s guide before the primary and general elections in 2014. We will also look into hosting some sort of online debate series. We will not accept political advertising during the election cycle and … Continue reading Steven Thaler announces run for Douglas County Commission, District 2

Michael Beals sworn in as Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Minden, Nevada – Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini is proud to announce the recent appointment of a new Douglas County Deputy Sheriff. Michael Beals was sworn in on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in a ceremony held at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Valley Station, in Minden, Nevada. The appointment comes as a result of several months of … Continue reading Michael Beals sworn in as Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy

Gardnerville 2nd among 10 Best Places In Nevada

by Randy Nelson, Movoto.com Every year, millions of people from all over the world flock to Nevada with dreams of striking it rich. What they might not know is that, while they’re crowded around craps tables and rhythmically pulling slot machine levers, there are some 2.7 million people who get to live the Silver State lifestyle 24/7. Even among those, though, there are winners. These … Continue reading Gardnerville 2nd among 10 Best Places In Nevada

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Feb. 24

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com It’ll be sunny and clear today, with a high of 65 today, continuing the seemingly early onset of spring (we have a tree budding in the backyard). However, precipitation, including even the possibility of some snow, is in the forecast for much of the week. It’ll start with increasing clouds Tuesday afternoon and a chance of rain showers on Wednesday. That … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Feb. 24