Home Prices In Carson Valley Bump Up To Decade-Long High

·Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. – The Real estate market in Carson Valley continued to trend upward over the course of the last quarter, reaching heights that haven’t been seen in the community for a decade or more. According to numbers released by the Douglas County Assessor’s Office, the 280 homes sold in Carson Valley between April 1 and June 30 was the … Continue reading Home Prices In Carson Valley Bump Up To Decade-Long High

5th Annual Minden Independence Day Celebration July 4 At Minden Park

Staff Reports · 1 min read  MINDEN, Nev. — The Town of Minden and Carson Valley Inn are sponsoring the fifth annual Minden Fourth of July Celebration in Minden Park, with support from Model Dairy. Festivities start at 10 a.m. A children’s bicycle parade will again be the hallmark feature. The Carson Valley Inn will provide complimentary hot dogs and hamburgers for lunch and Model Dairy … Continue reading 5th Annual Minden Independence Day Celebration July 4 At Minden Park

Growing Up Gardnerville: The Summer Of ’96

Growing Up Gardnerville is a series of vignettes and short stories, combining the moments we’ve experienced, heard about and imagined in this wonderful Valley. It is an indulgence of the memory, Twainian in nature: It’s how it happened, clouded by years of exaggerated re-telling. The series premiered in June 2014 with “The Lake.” The places are real, some of the events are too, but names have … Continue reading Growing Up Gardnerville: The Summer Of ’96

Ag Aviation Academy Items, Photos & Stories Sought For Museum Collection

Staff Reports Editor’s Note: In September 2015, we ran a Letter to the Editor from Peter Youngblood, who had lived in Carson Valley for a brief period of time in the 1960s. He was a student, and later an instructor at the Agricultural Aviation Academy. The following article is in follow-up to the response to that letter. GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Following a September Letter To The … Continue reading Ag Aviation Academy Items, Photos & Stories Sought For Museum Collection

Seeking Old Friends From 1960s Gardnerville Adventures At The Golden Bubble, The Adaven Hotel & Agricultural Aviation Academy

Editor’s Note: From the inception of the Carson Valley Times in July 2013, our aim has been to provide a venue for unique, sometimes non-linear and usually unorthodox storytelling. We enjoy the luxury of being able to tell broader stories in bits and pieces over time, layering over previously published stories as we obtain more information with the onset of time. We take a special kind … Continue reading Seeking Old Friends From 1960s Gardnerville Adventures At The Golden Bubble, The Adaven Hotel & Agricultural Aviation Academy

A Bond Of Service & Sacrifice: East Fork Fire Bears The Memory Of 9/11

Editor’s Note: This story was first published on Sept. 11, 2015 by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Dave Fogerson pauses a moment, reflecting on the events of Sept. 11, 2001 – when 19 militants associated with al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets on United States soil. “The thing that still speaks the most … Continue reading A Bond Of Service & Sacrifice: East Fork Fire Bears The Memory Of 9/11