Western Nevada College Jump Start College Program Nears Close Of First Year

Courtesy of Western Nevada College CARSON CITY, Nev. — Jump Start, a collaborative effort between Western Nevada College and five Nevada school districts to offer early college opportunities, is a success. That is the word from high schools in the region as its first year winds down. From the grades being earned to the opportunities being afforded, high school juniors and seniors from 11 high schools … Continue reading Western Nevada College Jump Start College Program Nears Close Of First Year

Softball: Douglas Tops North Valleys

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas High softball team rode the strength of a five-run second inning Tuesday to an 8-1 win over North Valleys. Douglas gave up an unearned run in the first inning, but Kali Sargent was in command throughout, striking out six, walking none and scattering six hits in a complete-game victory. Sargent also doubled and drove in a pair of … Continue reading Softball: Douglas Tops North Valleys

Gardnerville Elementary School To Host Blood Drive May 12

Courtesy of Gardnerville Elementary School GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Gardnerville Elementary School will be hosting a Blood Drive on Tuesday, May 12. United Blood Services will be in the school parking lot from 1:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, log on to http://www.BloodHero.com, click on “Donate blood” and use sponsor code:  Gardnerville – OR – contact Mary Lahlum at 775-782-5117 X 2507. PLEASE … Continue reading Gardnerville Elementary School To Host Blood Drive May 12

Sharkey’s Ribbon Cutting, Grand Re-Opening On Friday

by Bill Henderson, Carson Valley Inn Sales & Marketing GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Sharkey’s Casino​, now fully open and operational, will host its official grand re-opening and ribbon cutting Friday at noon. The Gardnerville landmark originally opened as the Golden Bubble in the 1940s and became Sharkey’s when bought by Sharkey Begovich in the early 1970s. The Sharkey family sold the casino in 2002 and it … Continue reading Sharkey’s Ribbon Cutting, Grand Re-Opening On Friday

Bently Enterprises Receives Summit Award Distinction For Farmers Bank Building

Courtesy of Miles Construction CARSON CITY, Nev. —  Bently Enterprises received a Development Award at the recent Summit Awards, held Saturday, April 11 at the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nev. The Summit Awards are held annually and recognize the success of distinguished commercial agents, brokers, developers, property managers and commercial projects in northern Nevada. Bently Enterprises and Miles Construction were recognized for their work … Continue reading Bently Enterprises Receives Summit Award Distinction For Farmers Bank Building

Good Morning, Carson Valley: April 28

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Click Here To Subscribe To Our Daily E-Mail Edition: http://eepurl.com/-wOvX GARDNERVILLE, Nev., April 28, 2015 – The Douglas County Public Library hosts a free “Organic Gardening With The Drought” program presented by Full Circle Compost’s Craig Witt at 5 p.m. this evening to learn tips on having a successful garden when water is in short supply. Heirloom tomato plants will be available … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: April 28