Good Morning, Carson Valley: Sept. 5

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Crews continued to gain ground on the Slinkard Fire over the weekend, boosting containment to 60 percent on the 9,093-acre blaze near Topaz Lake. A total personnel of 322 are patrolling the scene and fire activity has dwindled to minimal. The latest heat wave will taper off over the coming week with a high of … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Sept. 5

Airbus Perlan Mission II Soars Into History, Sets World Record For Glider Altitude

Courtesy of Airbus Perlan Mission II · 2 min read EL CALAFATE, Argentina – Airbus Perlan Mission II, the world’s first initiative to send an engineless aircraft to the edge of space, made history Saturday in the Patagonia region of Argentina by soaring to over 52,000 feet and setting a new world altitude record for gliding. The glider is based out of the Minden Tahoe Airport. … Continue reading Airbus Perlan Mission II Soars Into History, Sets World Record For Glider Altitude

Today’s View: Sept. 5

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Today’s View comes from Mark Breedon, taken over the weekend. If you have a photo you’d like to share with the CVT readership, feel free to e-mail it to joey@carsonvalleytimes.com, post to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cvalleytimes, tag us on Instagram @cvalleytimes or submit it through our mobile app (find us on iTunes and Google Play). Continue reading Today’s View: Sept. 5