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

Movies In The Park Continues July 7 With ‘The Jungle Book’

Staff Reports · 1 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Movies in the Park, presented by the Town of Gardnerville, continues July 7 with “The Jungle Book.” Movies begin at dusk at Heritage Park in Gardnerville. This season’s showings were selected based on feedback from a town survey earlier in the year. Admission is free. Also this season, they’ll be showing  “Princess Bride” (July 21) and “Moana” … Continue reading Movies In The Park Continues July 7 With ‘The Jungle Book’

From A Skateboard To The Art Gallery: Douglas High Senior’s Work Drawing Attention

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — It was just doodles on paper, during class. But to Douglas High School senior Lukas Olsen, age 17, they just looked … well, right. “About two years ago, I sanded down my skateboard and took what I’d been doing on paper to the longboard,” he said. “I was pretty happy with how it turned out.” From there he … Continue reading From A Skateboard To The Art Gallery: Douglas High Senior’s Work Drawing Attention

Obituary: Harold Eugene ‘Hep’ Porter

Courtesy of Santa Cruz Oakwood Memorial Chapel Harold “Hep”  Porter Jr. January 19, 1960 – November 13, 2015 SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Former Gardnerville resident Harold Eugene “Hep” Porter Jr. passed away unexpectedly while on vacation in the Philippines on November 13, 2015.  Hep was born at Sister’s Hospital in Santa Cruz on January 19, 1960 to Hal and Barbara Porter.  He grew up on … Continue reading Obituary: Harold Eugene ‘Hep’ Porter

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