Overproducing Garden? Have You Considered The Carson Valley Community Food Closet?

Editor’s Note: This story was published in September of 2015. The statistics may have changed in the time since, but the idea of the community bringing its produce to the Food Closet remains the same. by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com • 6 min read GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — For you gardeners out there,  perhaps you’ve run into this scenario before: You work all spring cultivating the soil, preparing seedlings and timing your … Continue reading Overproducing Garden? Have You Considered The Carson Valley Community Food Closet?

It Takes A Village: Project School Days Equips Students For Success

by Sheila Gardner, Special to the Carson Valley Times Editor’s Note: Born out of a discussion with Douglas County School District Administrators about how to highlight those making a positive impact on the education of children within the community, we’re setting out on a  journey to introduce you to the people who quietly make a difference every day in our school system. We’ll gladly accept nominees … Continue reading It Takes A Village: Project School Days Equips Students For Success

Retired District Judge Norm Robison Dies At Age 78

Staff Reports GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — The Las Vegas Sun reports Retired District Judge Norman Robison of Gardnerville died Sunday in the Carson Tahoe Hospital after a short illness. He was 78. Robison was appointed district judge in Douglas County in February 1982 by Gov. Robert List. He won election twice and retired in 1994, according to the Sun. During his time in office, he helped … Continue reading Retired District Judge Norm Robison Dies At Age 78

When Hollywood Landed In Carson Valley: An Oral History Of ‘The Wizard’

Editor’s Note: This story originally published on June 12, 2015 by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com • 24 min read I don’t really remember how I got there. My best guess is that Aaron Sanchez’s mom drove us all down there. A whole van full of us. It was June of 1989. “The Wonder Years” was the reigning Emmy Award Winner for best comedy series and 12-year-old Fred Savage was … Continue reading When Hollywood Landed In Carson Valley: An Oral History Of ‘The Wizard’

Mental Health First Aid Training Offered May 15 In Minden

Staff Reports MINDEN, Nev. — The Partnership of Community Resources will host a Mental Health First Aid Training class May 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the East Fork Fire District Administration Office, 1694 County Road in Minden. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour public education course training adults to respond and assist a person who is developing a mental health problem … Continue reading Mental Health First Aid Training Offered May 15 In Minden