Sonic looking to build Minden restaurant

Sonic looking to build Minden restaurant by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com It’s been a 14-year journey, but the owner of Northern Nevada’s Sonic Drive-In restaurants is hoping to finally plant a restaurant where he’d first intended. Mark Cain, who owns Sonic locations in Carson City, Reno, Spanish Springs and Fallon, is looking to expand into Minden. The proposed site is the vacant lot on Highway 395 … Continue reading Sonic looking to build Minden restaurant

Carson Valley Junior Rodeo set for Aug. 9-10

Carson Valley Junior Rodeo set for Aug. 9-10 Staff Reports Steeped in tradition, the Carson Valley Junior Rodeo will be Aug. 9 and 10 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Events actually begin Friday, Aug. 8 with a barrel race set for 7 p.m. Sign-ups will be 6:30 p.m. The rodeo starts at 8 a.m. both days and runs all day. The age classes run the gamut from seniors … Continue reading Carson Valley Junior Rodeo set for Aug. 9-10

NDOT Launches Project to Enhance 395 safety south of Gardnerville with turn lanes

NDOT Launches Project to Enhance 395 safety south of Gardnerville with turn lanes Courtesy of Nevada Department of Transportation       CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Department of Transportation will begin a project to construct turn pockets for enhanced safety on U.S. 395 south of Gardnerville on August 3. The approximately $800,000 project by contractor Sierra Nevada Construction will build a right-hand turn lane from … Continue reading NDOT Launches Project to Enhance 395 safety south of Gardnerville with turn lanes

Yogurt Beach to open in Gardnerville

Yogurt Beach to open in Gardnerville Courtesy of Yogurt Beach Close your eyes and imagine yourself sitting in your favorite comfortable, low back chair on a hot, sandy beach under the blazing, hot Nevada sun; toes in the sand, slight breeze, coconut oil abounds…eating a delicious….Frozen Yogurt? That’s right Carson Valley. Reno’s BEST OF 2013 (Yogurt Beach took the top THREE spots with each of … Continue reading Yogurt Beach to open in Gardnerville

Gardnerville man dies in Wednesday Kingsbury Grade accident

Fatal accident Wednesday night on Kingsbury Grade Staff Reports Daniel Holland, 45, of Gardnerville was killed in a vehicle accident on Kingsbury Grade in Gardnerville Wednesday evening. The accident occurred at 11:22 p.m. approximately a mile up from Foothill Drive when Holland, riding a 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle, crossed over the center line while travelling eastbound (downhill) around a curve. He laid the bike down  and was … Continue reading Gardnerville man dies in Wednesday Kingsbury Grade accident

Obituary: Josephine (Oma) Christen

Josephine (Oma) Christen 1926-2014 Josephine (Oma) passed away peacefully July 24, 2014. She was born in Germany and came to the United States in 1958. She is survived by her son Werner, granddaughters Britney and Lisa, and sister in law Josephine Markreiter. Josephine was known to most as Oma. She was always willing to make you a warm meal with a cookie while telling you … Continue reading Obituary: Josephine (Oma) Christen