Ag Aviation Academy Items, Photos & Stories Sought For Museum Collection

Staff Reports Editor’s Note: In September 2015, we ran a Letter to the Editor from Peter Youngblood, who had lived in Carson Valley for a brief period of time in the 1960s. He was a student, and later an instructor at the Agricultural Aviation Academy. The following article is in follow-up to the response to that letter. GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Following a September Letter To The … Continue reading Ag Aviation Academy Items, Photos & Stories Sought For Museum Collection

From A Skateboard To The Art Gallery: Douglas High Senior’s Work Drawing Attention

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — It was just doodles on paper, during class. But to Douglas High School senior Lukas Olsen, age 17, they just looked … well, right. “About two years ago, I sanded down my skateboard and took what I’d been doing on paper to the longboard,” he said. “I was pretty happy with how it turned out.” From there he … Continue reading From A Skateboard To The Art Gallery: Douglas High Senior’s Work Drawing Attention

Obituary: Harold Eugene ‘Hep’ Porter

Courtesy of Santa Cruz Oakwood Memorial Chapel Harold “Hep”  Porter Jr. January 19, 1960 – November 13, 2015 SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Former Gardnerville resident Harold Eugene “Hep” Porter Jr. passed away unexpectedly while on vacation in the Philippines on November 13, 2015.  Hep was born at Sister’s Hospital in Santa Cruz on January 19, 1960 to Hal and Barbara Porter.  He grew up on … Continue reading Obituary: Harold Eugene ‘Hep’ Porter