Afternoon Lightning Strikes Keep Fire Crews Busy

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — An afternoon thunderstorm sparked multiple small fires across Carson Valley Tuesday, as well as a 150-acre fire near Voltaire Canyon in Carson City. East Fork Fire Protection District Chief Tod Carlini said crews responded to numerous lightning-caused fires both within and outside the district. Several East Fork resources were sent to assist with the Voltaire fire. “We … Continue reading Afternoon Lightning Strikes Keep Fire Crews Busy

Main Street Gardnerville Announces Three New Board Members

Courtesy of Main Street Gardnerville · 2 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Main Street Gardnerville (MSG) announces the appointment of three new members of its Board of Directors, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2017-18. Joining the Board of Directors are Terrance Lapan, Kim Sperry and Deborah Ham. “All three of our newest Board members embody the spirit of community … Continue reading Main Street Gardnerville Announces Three New Board Members

Douglas County Launches Transparency Portal To Increase Government Accountability

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – Today, Douglas County, NV announced the launch of a new Transparency Portal  which consists of a cloud based platform in partnership with OpenGov, the leader in government performance management, to increase government accountability and improve access to important public information. The announcement delivers on the County Manager, Larry Werner and Chief Technology … Continue reading Douglas County Launches Transparency Portal To Increase Government Accountability

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Patrol Raises Funds For Trent Almeida

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – Members of Citizen Patrol wanted to go further in helping their community than a vacation house check or a call out for traffic control to assist deputies. Citizen Patrol member Mike Elges put into place this year fundraising efforts for a yearly scholarship for graduating high school students. Members of Citizen Patrol donated around $2,000 … Continue reading Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Patrol Raises Funds For Trent Almeida

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Aug. 22

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Our gallery of photos and videos from Monday morning’s eclipse continues to grow. You can view it here. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast today (40 percent chance of precipitation). If that 40 percent chance hits, look for some potentially heavy rain. A high of 84 degrees is expected this afternoon. Toddler storytime … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Aug. 22