‘We Train For What We Hope Will Never Happen’

Douglas County SWAT team trains to higher standard, educates community to prepare for the worst-imaginable scenarios by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com “It’s easy to think, ‘What could possibly happen in small little Douglas County?’ The hope is that nothing ever will happen, that we wouldn’t need SWAT.” Gunfire perforated the air above the county shooting range Tuesday morning as Douglas County Sheriff’s Capt. Dave Aymami explained … Continue reading ‘We Train For What We Hope Will Never Happen’

Douglas County Public Library Celebrates Teen Read Week With Art Contest

by Maggie Rusmisel, Douglas County Public Library The Douglas County Library is celebrating Teen Read Week with an art contest!  Enter a drawing, photograph, or story with a fall theme.  Bring your entry to the Minden or Zephyr Cove library between October 6 and 17.  Winners will be announced at the Teen Mystery Party.  Winners and honorable mentions in each category will receive candy.  Their … Continue reading Douglas County Public Library Celebrates Teen Read Week With Art Contest

Christian comedian Mike Williams featured at Life Choices Community Pregnancy Clinic fundraiser Oct. 18

Christian comedian Mike Williams featured at Life Choices Community Pregnancy Clinic fundraiser Courtesy of the Life Choices Community Pregnancy Clinic Christian comedian Mike Williams will perform at the Life Choices Community Pregnancy Clinic fundraiser Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 885-1700 and ask for Marcia.   (Continued Below) … Continue reading Christian comedian Mike Williams featured at Life Choices Community Pregnancy Clinic fundraiser Oct. 18

A Paws For Tails With Australian Shepherd Border Collie Rescue of Northern Nevada: Oct. 7

By Kathy Givens, Australian Shepherd Border Collie Rescue of Northern Nevada This fall we are welcoming a litter of pups. Their mom is a beautiful purebred Border Collie with a sweet and gentle disposition. Natty was found dumped in a canyon and we have found her to be an outstanding dog. She has bee a great mother and she and her pups are well cared … Continue reading A Paws For Tails With Australian Shepherd Border Collie Rescue of Northern Nevada: Oct. 7

Patty Cafferata to present Nevada Christmas book at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park MINDEN, Nev.— Former Nevada State Treasurer Patty Cafferata will discuss the creation of her new book, Christmas in Nevada, in a free presentation at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday, October 11, at 10:00 am. The presentation will include a discussion of Cafferata’s extensive research for Christmas in Nevada, which tells how Nevadans have celebrated the … Continue reading Patty Cafferata to present Nevada Christmas book at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park