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

Highway 395 Reopens As Crews Gain Foothold On Slinkard Fire

Staff Reports TOPAZ, Calif. — Update, 10 a.m., Saturday —  Highway 395 has reopened to traffic in both directions near the Nevada state line. #slinkardfire from my front yard. Worth watching this video. pic.twitter.com/L2qu5krAPS — Lori Hibbett (@LoriHibbett) September 1, 2017 The Slinkard Fire grew to 7,881 acres Friday but crews have gained 20 percent containment on the blaze. Today’s fire priorities are control the fire’s … Continue reading Highway 395 Reopens As Crews Gain Foothold On Slinkard Fire

Honor Flight Trip Springs Out Of Community & Senior Center Friendship

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations · 3 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Sometimes life’s grandest adventures can happen by chance. For Greg Silvestro and John and Gale Phillips, it was a hat and a chance crossing of paths at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center that will land Greg and John in Washington, D.C., in September of 2017. Enrolling Douglas County residents with … Continue reading Honor Flight Trip Springs Out Of Community & Senior Center Friendship

Afternoon Lightning Strikes Keep Fire Crews Busy

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — An afternoon thunderstorm sparked multiple small fires across Carson Valley Tuesday, as well as a 150-acre fire near Voltaire Canyon in Carson City. East Fork Fire Protection District Chief Tod Carlini said crews responded to numerous lightning-caused fires both within and outside the district. Several East Fork resources were sent to assist with the Voltaire fire. “We … Continue reading Afternoon Lightning Strikes Keep Fire Crews Busy

Scenes From Eclipse Day 2017

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Images and videos are beginning to come in from this morning’s eclipse, which was 81 percent totality as it passed over Carson Valley. If you have a photo you’d like to share with the CVT readership, feel free to e-mail it to joey@carsonvalleytimes.com, post to our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cvalleytimes, tag us on Instagram @cvalleytimes or submit it through … Continue reading Scenes From Eclipse Day 2017

Vietnam Moving Wall To Visit Carson Valley In Spring 2018

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev . — The Vietnam Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., will visit Carson Valley for the first time next spring. The moving wall, which has been in circulation around the county since 1984, will land at Eastside Memorial Park, 1600 Buckeye Road in Minden, from May 31 to June 6, … Continue reading Vietnam Moving Wall To Visit Carson Valley In Spring 2018