‘There’s A Lot More To Nevada Than The Lights Of Vegas’ — Nevada’s Boundless Land Revealed On Google Maps

Courtesy of TravelNevada Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in March of 2016. CARSON CITY, Nev. – TravelNevada joins the elite club of destination marketing organizations to borrow the Google Street View Trekker to collect images of less-traveled areas in Nevada for use on Google Maps. The areas will also be mapped on the TravelNevada website and available for use by any participating tourism entity, such … Continue reading ‘There’s A Lot More To Nevada Than The Lights Of Vegas’ — Nevada’s Boundless Land Revealed On Google Maps

A Christmas Tree In Vietnam: From The Memoirs Of Ted Pannell

Editor’s Note: Former Carson Valley resident Ted Pannell, a Vietnam Veteran with family still in the area, wished to share a Christmas story with the community. It appears below, first published in December 2015. by Ted Pannell, Special to the Carson Valley Times · 5 min read Our dayroom had a bar, pool table, tables, chairs, a radio and cassette player. The old six-story hotel in Saigon … Continue reading A Christmas Tree In Vietnam: From The Memoirs Of Ted Pannell

An Open Letter To The Class Of 2016

by Joey Crandall, Douglas High School Class of 1998 To the Class of 2016, As you grow older, you’ll start to mark, with a measure of minor panic, the passage of time in random and unique ways. First, it’ll be your friends getting married. Then, you’ll see their kids tagging along when you pass them in the grocery store, and you’ll think “Oh my, it couldn’t have been … Continue reading An Open Letter To The Class Of 2016

Loss Of Innocence: A Crime That Affects 1 In 10, But Few Talk About It

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com “The reason why child victims of sexual abuse rarely speak out is that they think it is their fault and that they won’t be believed because the abuser is so admired by others. They don’t feel they have a voice … Some of them, or most of them, are damaged for life, whether they realize it or not …” — Anonymous … Continue reading Loss Of Innocence: A Crime That Affects 1 In 10, But Few Talk About It

‘It’s A Modern Day Quilting Bee’: How A Number Of Carson Valley Residents Are Impacting The Lives Of Children In Kenya

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Photos courtesy of Hallelujah Toffee · 6 min read Her name is Purity. Her father died and her mother was sick. The oldest of six children, she was was attempting to make ends meet by selling bananas on the side of the road. In Kenya, due to the limited availability secondary schools, many students have difficulty gaining access to the secondary education system. … Continue reading ‘It’s A Modern Day Quilting Bee’: How A Number Of Carson Valley Residents Are Impacting The Lives Of Children In Kenya

‘Artistry In Perspective’: Douglas Grad Returns To Valley To Establish Photo Firm

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com Photos by Tommy Walter, Exploring New Avenues GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Perspective, it would seem, has as much to do with timing as it does positioning. If you grew up in Carson Valley, you know this part of the script already. You graduate from high school and you’re dying to see what’s on the other side of those mountains for yourself. So … Continue reading ‘Artistry In Perspective’: Douglas Grad Returns To Valley To Establish Photo Firm