Commemorative re-run celebrates Pony Express 154th Anniversary Staff Reports The National Pony Express Association’s annual commemorative re-run departs from Sacramento June 11 on a 10-day journey to St. Joseph, Mo. In the interim, more than 600 riders and horses will combine to cover 1,966 miles in back-to-back legs 24 hours a day along the route of the Pony Express National Historic Trail. Riders carry commemorative letters … Continue reading Pony Express Re-Ride to stop in Carson Valley Thursday
Primary Election Results Staff Reports Jim Wheeler defeats Robin Reedy ( 62.30 to 37.70 percent of the vote) in the Douglas County portion of the Assembly District 39 primary. Sheriff Ron Pierini (69.36) and David Brady (20.67) advanced over Michael Gyll (9.97) in the race for Sheriff. 9,268 voters – 6,626 Republicans, 1,754 Democrats and 888 non-partisan – turned out for the primaries, accounting for … Continue reading 2014 Primary Election results: Wheeler defeats Reedy in Douglas; Pierini and Brady outdistance Gyll
The Long Road: 18-year-old former Gardnerville resident, cancer survivor to speak at high school graduation in Vancouver, Wash.
by Sheila Gardner, Special to the Carson Valley Times
When Elaine Brockhage accepts her diploma Wednesday at Union High School in Vancouver, Wash., she brings to a close one more chapter in a story that began when she was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 12.
CONTACT ELAINEPeople are invited to send notes to Elaine Brockhage, PO Box 871072, Vancouver, Wash., 98687.
Today’s Health Tip, courtesy of Carson Valley Medical Center In honor of Father’s Day coming up this Sunday (June 15), Carson Valley Medical Center would like to take the opportunity to remind men that age-appropriate screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, depression and colon cancer, can go a long way toward reducing premature death and disability in men. Take a look: PLEASE SUPPORT … Continue reading Today’s Health Tip presented by Carson Valley Medical Center: Don’t forget those preventative health screenings
Carson Valley 20-30 Club Makes A Donation to Douglas County Parks by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations June 10, 2014. Minden, Nevada-The Carson Valley 20-30 Club made a contribution to the Douglas County Parks system in the amount of $4,235 in support of the County’s Parks system. Carson Valley Days uses Lampe Park as a central location for the event due to its spacious … Continue reading Carson Valley 20-30 Club Makes A Donation to Douglas County Parks
Birth Announcements Editor’s Note: Birth announcements are sent to us by Carson Tahoe Health. If you have a birth announcement you’d like included, please e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Continued Below) James Christopher Powers Rachel Zacharias and Robert Powers of Gardnerville are the parents of a baby boy, James Christopher, born June 2, 2014 at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. He weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces. Kai … Continue reading Birth Announcements for June 10