Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigating skeletal remains found in Kings Canyon, east of Spooner Summit

Staff Reports Minden, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation with skeletal remains found in the area of Kings Canyon east of Spooner Lake. Inmate work crews clearing brush in the area located the remains Monday afternoon approximately 300 yards north of Highway 50 near the top of Spooner Summit, between the Tahoe Rim trail and Kings Canyon Road in a remote … Continue reading Douglas County Sheriff’s Office investigating skeletal remains found in Kings Canyon, east of Spooner Summit

Notch 8 kicks off Summer Sunday Concert Series at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

Notch 8 kicks off Summer Sunday Concert Series at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park by Mark Jensen, Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park MINDEN, Nev.- Local band Notch 8 headlines the first Summer Sunday Concert Series at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park this coming Sunday, June 29. Notch 8 is a northern Nevada band playing music that blends elements of American roots music, including country, … Continue reading Notch 8 kicks off Summer Sunday Concert Series at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

Author Holly Walton-Buchanan to discuss ranching history book at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in Minden

Author Holly Walton-Buchanan to discuss ranching history book at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in Minden by Mark Jensen, Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park MINDEN, Nev.- Author Holly Walton-Buchanan will discuss the research and writing of her book, Land of the Buckaroo: Historic Ranches of Western Nevada, at 10 a.m. at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday, June 28, in a free public presentation. … Continue reading Author Holly Walton-Buchanan to discuss ranching history book at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in Minden

Douglas County Public Library to be closed for Independence Day

Library to be closed for Fourth Courtesy of Maggie Rusmisel, Douglas County Public Library The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 for Independence Day. The library will re-open on Saturday, July 5 at 10:00 a.m. Find us on Facebook and Twitter, visit douglas.lib.nv.us, or call 775-782-9841. PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS Continue reading Douglas County Public Library to be closed for Independence Day

Freedom 5K, Sidewalk Artfest highlight Gardnerville Fourth of July celebration

Freedom 5K, Sidewalk Artfest highlight Gardnerville Fourth of July celebration by Paula Lochridge, Main Street Gardnerville The Town of Gardnerville and Main Street Gardnerville will host their 2nd annual “Gardnerville Freedom 5K Fun Run/Walk and Yankee Doodle Chalk Artfest” on July 4th, 7 am – 12 noon at Heritage Park. Come dressed in your best patriotic colors and enjoy a run/walk around Heritage Park, Martin … Continue reading Freedom 5K, Sidewalk Artfest highlight Gardnerville Fourth of July celebration

Meals of Hope aiming to pack 100,000 meals to be donated to food closet

Meals of Hope aiming to pack 100,000 meals to be donated to food closet Staff Reports Meals of Hope, an organization that focuses on helping to feed families in need in Carson Valley and the surrounding region, is planning a meal-packing event for Aug. 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Sierra Lutheran High School, 3601 Romans Roads in Minden. Businesses, civic groups, faith-based organizations, … Continue reading Meals of Hope aiming to pack 100,000 meals to be donated to food closet