Douglas County Mounted Posse, First Responders Receive Large Animal Rescue Training

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Last March, a two-vehicle traffic accident at Highway 88 and Mottsville involving a loaded cattle truck knocked out power to more than 2,300 homes and businesses. Twenty-five head of cattle were killed in the accident and crews spent nearly six hours working to clear the wreckage, herd the surviving cattle, restore power and reopen the highway. In the time since, first responders … Continue reading Douglas County Mounted Posse, First Responders Receive Large Animal Rescue Training

‘To Those Of You Who Plan To Leave And Never Come Back …’

by Chris Honer, Special to the Carson Valley Times As many local residents have, my family moved to Gardnerville from Southern California in 1993. I didn’t want to move, but at 7 years old my most legitimate argument was that I didn’t want to leave my friends. My parents obviously had far better reasons for our move, such as: Southern California is getting too crowded; … Continue reading ‘To Those Of You Who Plan To Leave And Never Come Back …’

Carson Valley Community Theatre To Hold Auditions For ‘Company’ Nov. 12 & 15

Courtesy of Carson Valley Community Theatre MINDEN, Nev. — “Company” is coming to Carson Valley! The Carson Valley Community Theatre will hold auditions for the award-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth on Wednesday, November 12th from 6:30 to 9:00 pm and on Saturday, November 15th from 9:00 am to noon at The Annex, located at 1572 U.S. Highway 395 in Minden. The cast … Continue reading Carson Valley Community Theatre To Hold Auditions For ‘Company’ Nov. 12 & 15

Nevada Day Schedule of Events Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

Courtesy of the Nevada 150th Celebration Carson City, Nev. – Many celebrations are scheduled throughout the Silver State over Nevada Day weekend. These Nevada 150 events celebrate all things Nevada and help bring awareness to the 150th Anniversary of Statehood. The following events are held Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 (only Carson City area events are listed). Join together in song with Gov. Brian Sandoval, … Continue reading Nevada Day Schedule of Events Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

Douglas County Public Library To Host Community Sing-Along Of ‘Home Means Nevada’ For #NevadaSings

by Maggie Rusmisel, Douglas County Public Library The Minden Library is joining the statewide sing-along of “Home Means Nevada” on Thursday, October 30.  Everyone is welcome to participate.  Please come to the library’s meeting room (using the door next to the outside book drop) at 9:45 a.m.  We will rehearse with Linda Sandstrom who will be accompanying us on the library’s historic piano.   At … Continue reading Douglas County Public Library To Host Community Sing-Along Of ‘Home Means Nevada’ For #NevadaSings