Highway 395 Fire In Minden Started By Truck Tire Pieces

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — UPDATE 10 a.m., April 18: The Record-Courier newspaper reports the fire was started by hot pieces of a shredded truck tire. You can read their story here. — UPDATE 5 p.m., April 17: Via Douglas County Sheriff’s Office: The East Fork Fire District has been working this active fire and has stopped forward progression of the fire and they are … Continue reading Highway 395 Fire In Minden Started By Truck Tire Pieces

Ruhenstroth Resident Teresa L. Manning Pens Western Novel

by Scott Neuffer A Ruhenstroth resident with a deep love and appreciation of Northern Nevada has published a new novel envisioning the Silver State in its early and formative years. “I would call it a Western, because it takes place in a small town in Nevada, about 150 years ago, when mining was enjoying huge success and outlaws and swindlers were stirring up trouble,” said … Continue reading Ruhenstroth Resident Teresa L. Manning Pens Western Novel

Carson Valley Medical Center, Job’s Peak Internal Medicine Welcome Glenn Thorp, MD to Internal Medicine Team

by Becky Hanson, Carson Valley Medical Center GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (April 17, 2015) – Glenn Roger Thorp, MD has joined the Carson Valley Medical Center team of physicians.  Dr. Thorp has over 30 years of experience in caring for patients, and comes to Carson Valley Medical Center most recently from The Permanente Medical Group in California.   Originally from Berkeley, CA, Dr. Thorp earned his undergraduate … Continue reading Carson Valley Medical Center, Job’s Peak Internal Medicine Welcome Glenn Thorp, MD to Internal Medicine Team

Main Street Stories: The Pyrenees, Jane’s Beauty Salon & Growing Up Above The Valley Bar

Editor’s Note: The past year has seen a big change in the skyline of downtown Gardnerville. Old buildings — long vacant and passed over by prospective buyers — came down, to the dismay of some nostalgic for the historic appearance of Carson Valley. We are offering Main Street Stories in an effort to preserve the past through the words and pictures of the people who … Continue reading Main Street Stories: The Pyrenees, Jane’s Beauty Salon & Growing Up Above The Valley Bar

Dangberg Historic Park In Minden Hires Events Coordinator

  Courtesy of Dangberg Home Ranch MINDEN, Nev.-The non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch is pleased to announce the hiring of Kim Copél for the new position of Events Coordinator. Copél will assist with the planning of numerous public events at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park, with primary responsibility for presenters in the Ferris Family Speaker Series, a Chautauqua series, and a variety of … Continue reading Dangberg Historic Park In Minden Hires Events Coordinator

Carson Valley Medical Center Hospital Foundation’s “Night At The Kentucky Derby” Set For May 16

Courtesy of the Carson Valley Medical Center Ladies, put on your best hat and gentlemen don those bowties for the 2015 CVMC Hospital Foundation’s Night at the Kentucky Derby! Taking place on May 16 – just two weeks after the actual Kentucky Derby — the event will feature interactive horse races, silent and live auction, and an elegant southern dinner…all for a great cause.  Proceeds from … Continue reading Carson Valley Medical Center Hospital Foundation’s “Night At The Kentucky Derby” Set For May 16