Authorities seek escapee from Nevada Department of Correction

Authorities seek escapee from Nevada Department of Correction by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriffs Office Minden, Nevada – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Genoa Mormon State Park on information that an escapee from the Nevada Department of Correction was seen in the area. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office initiated a reverse 911 call to the residents of Genoa to advise them … Continue reading Authorities seek escapee from Nevada Department of Correction

First Responders Appreciation Day at Emeritus Friday

Emeritus (formerly Merrill Gardens) to host First Responders Appreciation Day Courtesy of the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Emeritus at Gardnerville (the new name of Merrill Gardens) has had the terrific idea of taking a day to salute our paramedics, EMT’s, firemen, sheriffs and other emergency workers who fall under the first responders heading. They’ll be hosting a free BBQ for those folks from 11:30 … Continue reading First Responders Appreciation Day at Emeritus Friday

Carson Valley 11-year-old Little League All-Stars fall in District Tournament Opener

Carson Valley 11-year-old Little League All-Stars fall in district tournament opener Carson Valley fell 5-1 to Washoe in the opening round of the District I tournament Wednesday night at Governors Field in Carson City. For information on when the other all-star teams start tournament play, visit this link. Carson Valley Times contributing photographer Ron Harpin sent in these photos from the game. You can view … Continue reading Carson Valley 11-year-old Little League All-Stars fall in District Tournament Opener

Snyder overpass in Carson City to open Friday afternoon

  Freeway from Fairview Drive to US 50/Spooner to open in 2017 by Meg Ragnese, Nevada Department of Transportation The Snyder Avenue overpass is scheduled to open by Friday afternoon over the southern portion of the Carson City Freeway as work progresses on the Nevada Department of Transportation project to complete the freeway. Since March 2013, Snyder Avenue had been closed between East Roland Street and … Continue reading Snyder overpass in Carson City to open Friday afternoon

Camp Invention going strong in 7th year at Minden Elementary School

Camp Invention going strong in 7th year at Minden Elementary School by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Sixty-five students have been testing, prying, hammering, puzzling and creating this week at Minden Elementary School in the seventh Camp Invention. “It’s been neat to see the progress from Year 1,” said Minden Elementary School teacher Lauren Spires, who has been directing the camp over the past seven years. “We … Continue reading Camp Invention going strong in 7th year at Minden Elementary School