Thanking The Community For Dodgeball Tournament Success (PHOTOS)

Courtesy of the Elisa Storke Memorial Dodgeball Tournament Organizers MINDEN, Nev. — The 2nd Annual Cops vs. Firemen Elisa Storke Memorial Dodgeball Tournament, benefitting Sierra Terhune and Connor McEwen, was Friday night. Organizers Teresa Duffy, Brian Trute and Bernadette Smith wanted to thank the volunteers working, the players, and individuals and businesses who supported the tournament by donating silent auctions and raffle prizes. Thank you Hamdogs for … Continue reading Thanking The Community For Dodgeball Tournament Success (PHOTOS)

Sesame Street Fire Safety Workshop Set For March 28

  by Sgt. Pat Brooks, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office MINDEN, Nev. — East Fork Fire and Paramedic Districts, Tahoe Douglas Fire and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office have partnered with The Fire Prevention Association of Nevada (FPAN), to present the Sesame Street Fire Safety Workshop, Teaching Fire & Life Safety Behaviors. This training is being offered for the first time in Northern Nevada. This opportunity is … Continue reading Sesame Street Fire Safety Workshop Set For March 28

East Fork Fire & Paramedics Reports Community Effort In ‘Heartsafe Community’ Save

    Douglas County emergency services has reported another HeartSafe Community save after a cardiac arrest last week. East Fork Fire & Parademic Deputy Chief Dave Fogerson reports: “We  want to share some more good news with everyone on our Heartsafe community system. As you saw in the media two weeks ago, we reported on two cardiac arrest saves from last calendar year. We appear … Continue reading East Fork Fire & Paramedics Reports Community Effort In ‘Heartsafe Community’ Save

Early Morning Fire Claims Gardnerville Ranchos Barn On Wagon Wheel Court (PHOTOS)

Courtesy of East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts and Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Feb 13, 2015 — East Fork Firefighters responded to the scene of a reported barn fire on Wagon Wheel Court in the Ranchos at 2:18 a.m. Friday. The 1,000 square foot structure was fully involved when crews arrived on the scene. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office evacuated the house next to the barn while … Continue reading Early Morning Fire Claims Gardnerville Ranchos Barn On Wagon Wheel Court (PHOTOS)

NV Energy Logs 1,955 Man Hours In Carson Valley During Storm & Aftermath; 911 Dispatch Handles 502 Calls

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com “Typically when you have a high wind storm or an unusual event of that magnitude, everyone is engaged … What I mean by that is that it is a dangerous situation and everyone has to be on their toes, has to give 100 percent,” Kelly Toulouse, director of energy delivery for the rural districts of NV Energy said. “We don’t really … Continue reading NV Energy Logs 1,955 Man Hours In Carson Valley During Storm & Aftermath; 911 Dispatch Handles 502 Calls

Good Morning, Carson Valley: Nov. 13

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com GARDNERVILLE, Nev., November 13, 2014 — First order of business, we will be following up on the structure fire on Helman Drive off of Pinenut Road Wednesday night as soon as we get more details. Initial reports indicated no injuries and everyone was out of the home safely. The Record-Courier reports Judge Michael Gibbons has applied for a seat on the … Continue reading Good Morning, Carson Valley: Nov. 13