Recent Stories in Local News

Town budgets prompt worker discussion (1)

May 3, 2016 — 

A proposed 16.4 percent increase in Minden’s wholesale water fund prompted Douglas County commissioners to question the town’s budget.The town is proposing to increase the water rate it charges the …

Read more »

Fire engulfs structure in the Tahoe Keys (2)

May 3, 2016 — 

Tahoe Douglas firefighters responded to help fight a $3 million structure fire that claimed a condominium in the Tahoe Keys on Tuesday afternoon. At 1:48 p.m. Tuesday dispatchers received a …

Read more »

Peace Officers Memorial Run passes through Valley Wednesday (3)

May 3, 2016 — 

Douglas County deputies will be participating in the 17th annual Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Run Wednesday.The run started in Las Vegas on April 27, and is broken up into …

Read more »

Briefs filed with 9th Circuit in 1995 Carson City murder case (4)

May 3, 2016 — 

Prosecutors are appealing to reinstate the 20-year-old murder conviction of a man who has been incarcerated since he was 14.Nevada’s Attorney General has asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals …

Read more »

The R-C Morning Report for May 3 (5)

May 3, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — East Fork is seeking an increase in its ambulance rates at Thursday’s Douglas County commissioners meeting. The district’s goal is to raise $120,000 to offset the costs …

Read more »

Fire stops Friday traffic north of Minden (6)

May 2, 2016 — 

A car fire slowed traffic on Highway 395 on Friday afternoon.Reported at 3:45 p.m., the incident closed southbound lanes as firefighters doused the blaze.No one was injured, but the vehicle …

Read more »

Food truck festival rolls through Minden (7)

May 2, 2016 — 

After taking a moment to decide, Frankie Reynolds was glad she tried the Winey Munkies food truck first.The wine ice cream truck was one of seven choices at Saturday’s food …

Read more »

Ranchos Resident named community health nurse (8)

May 2, 2016 — 

Gardnerville Ranchos resident Catherine “Cat” Fuller has been selected Douglas County Community Health Clinic community health nurse/advanced practice registered nurse. Fuller’s first official day was April 4.“I am very honored …

Read more »

A Biblically balanced life reflects God’s word (9)

May 2, 2016 — 

When we speak of a biblically balanced life, we are referring to a life reflecting the rule and submission to the whole counsel of the God’s word. Not a life …

Read more »

New Yorker honored by senior group (10)

May 2, 2016 — 

Vats of sticking sugar maple sap, boiling down to make maple syrup would be a few ounces lighter after Theresa Jungers and her siblings paid them a visit, collecting just …

Read more »

Fire claims home in Kings Lane (11)

May 2, 2016 — 

A Sunday morning fire rendered a Gardnerville home uninhabitable.East Fork firefighters and Douglas County deputies responded to 1246 Kings Lane at around 9:47 a.m.When they arrived, they found smoke and …

Read more »

The R-C Morning Report for May 2 (12)

May 2, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — The tentative budgets for East Fork Fire District, and the towns of Genoa, Minden and Gardnerville will go before county commissioners today at 4 p.m. The county’s …

Read more »

Big sale could fund conservation (13)

April 30, 2016 — 

The biggest sale of public land in Southern Nevada in a decade could bode well for the preservation of agriculture in Carson Valley.The Bureau of Land Management sold more than …

Read more »

Health Inspections for April 28 (14)

April 30, 2016 — 

Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division conducts health inspections for Douglas County.April 23, 2016Harrah’s Lake TahoeHighlander Bar at Forest Buffet15 Highway 50, StatelineScore: 100 Harrah’s Lake TahoeThe …

Read more »

Young Chautauquans perform at festival (15)

April 30, 2016 — 

The Genoa Cowboy Festival brought history, performances and reenactments to Nevada’s oldest settlement this weekend. The Young Chautauqua’s performed at the Genoa Courthouse Museum on Friday as part of the …

Read more »

The R-C Morning Report for April 29 (16)

April 29, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — The Genoa Cowboy Festival will take over Nevada’s first town today with bands playing on business porches and Chatauquans of all shapes and sizes celebrating Nevada and …

Read more »

Students complete DARE training (17)

April 28, 2016 — 

Three Meneley Elementary School fifth-grade classes graduated from Drug Abuse Resistance Education on Tuesday.The 10- and 11-year-olds were taught by Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Teresa Duffy.Over the course of about …

Read more »

Attorneys gear up for Getty trial (18)

April 28, 2016 — 

In preparation for a several week long murder trial, attorneys met with Judge Tod Young on Tuesday for a pre-trial conference. Trent Getty is accused in the murder of his …

Read more »

Lake Tahoe summer recreation areas begin opening this weekend (19)

April 28, 2016 — 

LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — U.S. Forest Service officials announced last week that they will begin opening some of their South Shore and West Shore recreational facilities for summer operations starting …

Read more »

The R-C Morning Report for April 28 (20)

April 28, 2016 — 

Genoa, Nev. — Carson Pass on Highway 88 and the Mount Rose Highway appear to be the only road controls out in the world this morning. Both the Nevada Highway …

Read more »
View 20 More Stories in Local News »
Back to Top