Good Morning, Carson Valley: May 5


by Joey Crandall,

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GARDNERVILLE, Nev., May 5, 2015 – KOLO Channel 8 is reporting that two dogs suspected in the attack on a herd of Alpacas at Tahoe Breeze Alpacas just outside of Gardnerville Sunday morning have been located. You can read their story here.

Sheila Gardner put together a pretty incredible summary of the first of Douglas County Historical Society’s Storyteller Series featuring the Lekumberry family and the JT Basque Bar & Dining Room. You can read it here.

Yesterday’s chance of rain left us dry, again, and today we’re looking at mostly sunny skies with a high of 72 degrees and wind gusts up to 25 mph. There’s still hope for precipitation after Wednesday, though, as the National Weather Service is giving us a 50 percent shot at rain Thursday and Thursday night, and a 40 percent chance of rain and thunder Friday and Saturday.

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Douglas High’s Colin Brooks stood in 22nd place after Day 1 of the regional golf championships at Dayton Valley Country Club with an 86. Jared Endter was 31st, Logan Miller was 52nd and Cade Pinther was 53rd. The tournament concludes today in Dayton.

The Genoa Town Twirlers, Douglas County’s Square Dance club is hosting Beginning Square Dance Lessons during the month of May starting tonight at the Genoa Town Hall, 6:30 –7:45 p.m. For more information, call John Hall, Caller at 775-461-3498 or 775-267-2198. First time of dancing is free. $6.00 per week, per person after that.

The Douglas County Public Library hosts Toddler Storytime this morning at 10:30 a.m. and Preschool Storytime at 11:15 a.m. The Minden Library is located at 1625 Library Lane.  Information, visit

The Town of Gardnerville Board meets this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. at the Gardnerville Town Hall on Main Street.

We have a couple projects we’re working on this morning that we’re aiming to bring you by the end of the day. And we’re also tinkering with the structure of the site, so don’t be surprised to see some changes in the coming week.

That’s a full lid for this morning. Take care out there and have a great day.

CORRECTION: This story initially listed the Genoa Town Advisory Board monthly meeting as occurring Tuesday night. In reality, it was rescheduled for May 12.


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