Good Morning, Carson Valley: Sept. 7

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Isolated thunderstorms and showers are in the forecast after 11 a.m. Look for a high of 83 degrees. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners meets this afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Douglas County Historic Courthouse, 1616 8th Street in Minden. A READing Paws therapy dog will be available at the Minden Library every Thursday … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Sept. 7

To The Readers Of The Carson Valley Times … A Farewell Of Sorts

September will mark the close of a chapter both for myself and the Carson Valley Times. It has been my great honor to serve Carson Valley through this web site for the past four years and I have repeatedly been amazed and humbled at the way you have embraced this idea and continued to contribute to it. Whether with your photos, your news tips, your … Continue reading To The Readers Of The Carson Valley Times … A Farewell Of Sorts

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Sept. 1

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Highway 395 remains closed south of Holbrook Junction to Highway 182 in Bridgeport. Voluntary evacuations remain in place for the area behind Topaz Lodge, though no structures are threatened at this time, according to Douglas County officials. The Douglas County Community and Senior Center remains open for evacuees. The Slinkard Fire grew to 6,500 acres … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Sept. 1

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Aug. 31

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Highway 395 remains closed this morning from the Holbrook Junction to Bridgeport due to the Slinkard Fire, which started in Slinkard Valley Tuesday afternoon from an apparent lightning strike. The fire jumped Highway 89 Wednesday afternoon and moved east toward the town of Topaz, Calif. Crews are working to place a dozer line along the … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Aug. 31

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Aug. 30

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Slinkard Fire has burned approximately 750 acres south of Monitor Pass, closing Highway 89, according to a report from The Record-Courier. The fire is burning in grass and brush above the corrals in Slinkard Valley. The Record-Courier’s story is here. Air quality in the Valley is in the “moderate” range this morning. This afternoon should … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Aug. 30

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Aug. 29

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. —  Mostly sunny skies mixed with isolated thunderstorms after 1 p.m. are in the forecast today. Look for a high of 94 degrees. Temperatures will hang around in the low- to mid-9os throughout the weekend before ramping up around 97 degrees this weekend. The Valley should see some smoke and haze tailing over from fires near … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Aug. 29