Softball: Douglas Hangs On For 3-2 Win Over McQueen (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas High Softball team picked up a 3-2 win over McQueen Thursday afternoon as catcher Chloie Pratt threw out the potential tying run attempting to steal third base to end the game. Kali Sargent struck out eight, scattering seven hits and giving up one earned run. “It was a good win for us but it was a little closer … Continue reading Softball: Douglas Hangs On For 3-2 Win Over McQueen (PHOTOS)

Jacks Valley Bear Released Back Into The Wild

Courtesy of the Nevada Department of Wildlife MINDEN, Nev., April 9, 2015 —  A black bear captured Wednesday morning in Jack’s Valley has been safely released back in to the wild near the area where it was trapped.  The bear was seen as a potential trouble bear because of its interest in the livestock in the area. In a whirlwind 24-hour period, the 350-pound male … Continue reading Jacks Valley Bear Released Back Into The Wild

Finding The Writer Within: How Young Adult Author Tracy Clark Realized Her Voice

 by Scott Neuffer I’m sitting in the J.T. on a Wednesday night with a rising star of young adult literature. In the publishing industry, the young adult market, otherwise known as YA, is like the NFL—big contracts, big stars, big profits to be had. Successful YA authors accrue legions of fans, sell film rights, write blockbusters. It’s competitive. It takes ambition, for sure, and determination … Continue reading Finding The Writer Within: How Young Adult Author Tracy Clark Realized Her Voice

Good Morning, Carson Valley: April 9

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Click Here To Subscribe To Our Daily E-Mail Edition: http://eepurl.com/-wOvX GARDNERVILLE, Nev., April 9, 2015 – Newly-appointed Nevada Court of Appeals Judges Michael P. Gibbons, Abbi Silver, and Jerome T. Tao will take a formal oath of office during an inaugural ceremony scheduled for this afternoon in Clark County. Gibbons of course was a longtime district judge here in Douglas County … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: April 9