Power Restored After Hour-Plus Outage Affects At Least 2,000 NV Energy Customers In Douglas County

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev., December 2, 2014 —  UPDATE 1:45 p.m.: NV Energy reports power has been restored to the customers affected  by an outage last an hour and 15 minutes. The outage was caused by a tree limb that had fallen into an overhead power line near the intersection of Toler Ave. and Scoti Lane. A crew cleared the limb off and re-energized the … Continue reading Power Restored After Hour-Plus Outage Affects At Least 2,000 NV Energy Customers In Douglas County

It’s Snowing in Carson Valley: Dec. 2

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev., December 2, 2014 — After an early-morning forecast of rain throughout Tuesday, it was fat snowflakes showing up on the Valley floor starting around 10 a.m. Reports of snow came from all across the Valley – from the Ranchos to Jacks Valley, Topaz Ranch Estates, East Valley and beyond. How long the snow lasts remains to be seen as the National Weather … Continue reading It’s Snowing in Carson Valley: Dec. 2

Fog Blankets Carson Valley Floor Monday Morning

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev., December 1, 2014 — Thick fog blanketed the Valley floor Monday morning. The forecast for the day calls for partly sunny skies with a high of 53 degrees, so the fog should break up at some point to reveal the stunning blue skies our readers caught on their way up the mountain. For a detailed weather forecast for the week, click … Continue reading Fog Blankets Carson Valley Floor Monday Morning

Today’s Views: Nov. 13

Thursday’s early morning rain storm gave way to some spectacular rainbows over the Valley once the sun came up. If you have a photo you’d like to share with the CVT readership, feel free to send it to joey@carsonvalleytimes.com or post to our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/cvalleytimes.     PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS           Continue reading Today’s Views: Nov. 13

Winter Driving Safety Tips From The Nevada Department of Transportation

by Meg Ragonese, Nevada Department of Transportation RENO, Nev. – As winter approaches, the Nevada Department of Transportation and Nevada Highway Patrol are providing winter driving tips to help motorists drive more safely throughout the upcoming season.   On average, more than 2,000 crashes occur statewide every year due to unsafe driving in snow, ice and other wet conditions, such as driving too fast for … Continue reading Winter Driving Safety Tips From The Nevada Department of Transportation

Saturday night power outage affects up to 25,000 customers in Carson Valley, Douglas County

Power outage affects 15,345 customers in Carson Valley, Douglas County Staff Reports UPDATE: (Monday, 9:19 a.m.): The Record-Courier reports NV Energy revised the number of affected customers up to 25,000 and reports the official cause was that the breakers at the Buckeye substation tripped and would not be reset. More information here: http://www.recordcourier.com/news/13205917-113/outage-power-major-carson —- A major power outage struck large portions of Douglas County Saturday … Continue reading Saturday night power outage affects up to 25,000 customers in Carson Valley, Douglas County