Basketball: Douglas Boys, Girls Sweep Season Openers From North Valleys

Staff Reports It may have been the first game of the season, but the Douglas boys basketball team didn’t waste any time breaking out the playoff atmosphere theatrics Tuesday night. Douglas’ Zach Kellar banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime to deliver a 66-65 win over North Valleys in Reno. “It was crazy,” Douglas coach Corey Thacker said. “Our guys kept working and … Continue reading Basketball: Douglas Boys, Girls Sweep Season Openers From North Valleys

Deputy Christopher Wiggins Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office MINDEN, Nev., December 2, 2014 —  Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini is proud to announce the recent appointment of a new Douglas County Deputy Sheriff. Christopher Wiggins was sworn in on Monday, December 1, 2014 in a ceremony held at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Valley Station, in Minden, Nevada. The appointment comes as a result of … Continue reading Deputy Christopher Wiggins Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Power Restored After Hour-Plus Outage Affects At Least 2,000 NV Energy Customers In Douglas County

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev., December 2, 2014 —  UPDATE 1:45 p.m.: NV Energy reports power has been restored to the customers affected  by an outage last an hour and 15 minutes. The outage was caused by a tree limb that had fallen into an overhead power line near the intersection of Toler Ave. and Scoti Lane. A crew cleared the limb off and re-energized the … Continue reading Power Restored After Hour-Plus Outage Affects At Least 2,000 NV Energy Customers In Douglas County

It’s Snowing in Carson Valley: Dec. 2

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev., December 2, 2014 — After an early-morning forecast of rain throughout Tuesday, it was fat snowflakes showing up on the Valley floor starting around 10 a.m. Reports of snow came from all across the Valley – from the Ranchos to Jacks Valley, Topaz Ranch Estates, East Valley and beyond. How long the snow lasts remains to be seen as the National Weather … Continue reading It’s Snowing in Carson Valley: Dec. 2

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Dec. 2

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com GARDNERVILLE, Nev., December 2, 2014 — According to the National Weather Service, we’re looking at 100 percent chance of rain after 10 a.m. today. With light winds, it should be pretty much a straight downpour with a high of 48 this afternoon. Overnight lows have spiked to 35 degrees for the next two nights. The precipitation should stick around in some … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Dec. 2