GE Family Concert Series Continues July 14 With ‘Peaceful Easy’ Eagles Tribute

Courtesy of the Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department · 3 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department invites you to join us for the next instalment of the 2017 GE Family Concert Series this Friday July 14th from 6-8 pm. Spend an evening of music with family and friends at Minden Park enjoying the music of the Peaceful Easy Eagles … Continue reading GE Family Concert Series Continues July 14 With ‘Peaceful Easy’ Eagles Tribute

HopeFest7 Free Outfoor Concert To Benefit Local Cancer Patients Set For Aug. 18

Courtesy of the Carson Tahoe Health Foundation · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev.  The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation’s annual benefit concert, featuring the soulful sounds of Tyrone Wells, will be Aug. 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway in Carson City. Admission is free. All proceeds from food, drink, and raffle tickets sales directly benefit local cancer … Continue reading HopeFest7 Free Outfoor Concert To Benefit Local Cancer Patients Set For Aug. 18

Keep Your Cool: How To Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

​By Tamara Burns, RN, Barton Health · 2 min read It’s that time of year where heat-related illnesses are on the rise for locals and visitors alike. Heat illnesses include dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. It is important to understand the differences, especially when exercising in an area like Lake Tahoe with higher altitudes and higher temperatures. Dehydration occurs when the body does not … Continue reading Keep Your Cool: How To Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses

Safety Tips For Periods Of Poor Air Quality

Courtesy of Carson Tahoe Health · 1 min read As a result of the numerous recent wildland fires in the region (and with more almost certainly in store before the end of the wildfire season), Carson Tahoe Health is sharing several tips to stay safe in times of poor air quality. With several summer fires roaring through Northern Nevada and air quality levels at times reaching … Continue reading Safety Tips For Periods Of Poor Air Quality

Mini Book Sale At Douglas County Community & Senior Center July 24

by Heather Frueh, Douglas County Public Library · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Stock up on summer reads! The Douglas County Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Douglas County Public Library are having a mini book sale on Monday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville. There will be … Continue reading Mini Book Sale At Douglas County Community & Senior Center July 24

Increased Funding Available For Nevadans Seeing College Education

Courtesy of Western Nevada College · 2 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Legislature has increased the amount of funding available to help Nevadans earn a college education. More than $400,000 is available to individuals attending Western Nevada College through the Silver State Opportunity Grant and other programs. The increased financial aid will enable WNC to fund more than double the students attending college this … Continue reading Increased Funding Available For Nevadans Seeing College Education