East Fork Fire Protection District Adopts 2017 Standard Of Cover

Courtesy of East Fork Fire Protection District · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The East Fork Fire Protection District Board of Directors adopted the 2017 Standard of Cover. The document describes the service area, the risks that must be protected and reduced within the jurisdiction, the capabilities, and the performance objectives and measures. This information will allow the District to identify risks in the jurisdiction, … Continue reading East Fork Fire Protection District Adopts 2017 Standard Of Cover

First West Nile Case Reported In Douglas County For 2017

Courtesy of CarsonNow.org · 1 min read CARSON CITY, Nev. — Carson City Health and Human Services and Douglas County Mosquito Abatement are reporting the first human case of West Nile virus in the Carson City-Douglas County area for 2017. The individual confirmed to have West Nile Virus had the more serious form of the illness, which can impact the brain and surrounding tissues. During the … Continue reading First West Nile Case Reported In Douglas County For 2017

Deputy Dustin Tremaine Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — On July 31, 2017, Dustin Tremaine was administered his oath of office in the presence of family and friends. Deputy Tremaine grew up in the Carson Valley and graduated from Douglas High School in 2006. Following his high school graduation Dustin attended Western Nevada College and was awarded an Associate’s Degree … Continue reading Deputy Dustin Tremaine Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Deputy Zack Hickman Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

by Sgt. Bernadette Smith, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Douglas County Sheriff’s Office welcomes a new deputy sheriff.  On Aug. 7, 2017, Zack Hickman was administered his oath of office in the presence of family and friends. Deputy Hickman was raised in Douglas County and graduated from Douglas High School in 2006. Following his high school graduation Zach attended Western Nevada College and was awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice.  Deputy Hickman was hired by the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office in 2009 and worked in their jail for three years and in their Patrol Division for five years. Deputy Hickman is happy to return to the Carson Valley, his home. Deputy Hickman will be assigned to the Patrol Division under the leadership of Captain Joe Duffy. Continue reading Deputy Zack Hickman Joins Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Crews Quickly Contain Quarter-Acre Mott Fire In Autumn Hills Area

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire Protection crews responded to a quarter-acre, lightning-sparked vegetation fire near Autumn Hills Road and Jeannie Lane in the foothills as a thunderstorm passed over the Valley Thursday evening. First report of the fire came in shortly after 5:30 p.m. and responding crews halted forward progress on the fire within approximately half an hour of … Continue reading Crews Quickly Contain Quarter-Acre Mott Fire In Autumn Hills Area

Douglas County Recognizes Debra Gochenouer For 20 Years Of Service With 911 Emergency Services

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Debra Gochenouer, Douglas County Senior Emergency Communications Specialist for 911 Emergency Services, is celebrating twenty years in the field. Debra has been a Nevada resident since 1981 and has been a valued team member since her start date, July 14th 1997. As part of the Emergency Services Team, Debbie prides herself on … Continue reading Douglas County Recognizes Debra Gochenouer For 20 Years Of Service With 911 Emergency Services