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Elias Leroy Thomas Archuleta, age 81, passed away August 9, 2016 in Carson City, NV. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is in charge of her final arrangements.
Published: August 24, 2016
Patricia L. Short, age 73, passed away July 1, 2016, in Minden, NV. Nevada Funeral Services are in charge of her final arrangements.
Published: August 24, 2016
June 3, 1937 - August 8, 2016Wayne Lopes passed away at the age of 79, at the Gardnerville Health and Rehabilitation Center, on August 8, 2016. Wayne was born in Los Banos, CA and spent his early life growing up on a dairy farm. His family moved to Santa Clara during his school years where he graduated high school. At
Published: August 24, 2016
Jan. 5, 1939 - Aug. 10, 2016John Martin Voss passed away August 10th, 2016 at his beloved Caples Lake Resort near Kirkwood, CA after a brief but courageous battle with gastric cancer. John was born January 5th, 1939 in St Louis, MO to German immigrants Otto and Rosalie Voss. John attended Country Day School in St. Louis before moving on
Published: August 24, 2016
March 11, 1932 - Aug. 11, 2016Duane A. Brockner, 84, peacefully passed away from a brief illness, Thursday, August 11, 2016. He was born on March 11, 1932 in Elgin, Illinois. He raised his family in Los Angeles, California and spent his 27 years of retirement life in Gardnerville, NV. Duane always put his family first and was a very
Published: August 24, 2016
Led by a veteran offensive line, the Douglas High football team is full of optimism running into the start of its new season Friday night at McQueen.The Tigers, 2-8 a year ago, are looking to move nowhere but upward with a roster that features a mixture of returning seniors and incoming juniors.“We’re excited about it,” said Ernie Monfiletto, who is
Published: August 24, 2016
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will host the Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 Soccer Shoot Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lampe Park.There is no cost to participate.The event is an accuracy and distance skills competition open to all youth within and outside of Douglas County.Medals will be awarded for first, second and third
Published: August 24, 2016
The Nevada Wolf Pack volleyball team will hold its annual Silver and Blue Scrimmage tonight in Reno.Pack fans will have a chance to watch the split-squad scrimmage at 6:30 p.m. in the Virginia Street Gym.The team will have a fresh look with six freshmen added to the team after the graduation of four key seniors in a 2015 season when
Published: August 24, 2016
The historic town of Genoa is paying tribute to one of music’s most flamboyant superstars in an event to benefit Family Support Council. The inaugural It Takes a Village Music Festival will highlight music of Elton John and Motown from 2-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 in the stockade at Mormon Station State Historic Park. The festival, which falls on Labor
Published: August 24, 2016
The iconic band who spawned the hits “I Want to Know What Love Is” and “Hot Blooded” will be celebrated in a free outdoor concert on Aug. 26, in Minden Park. Foreigner Unauthorized, a band who pays tribute to the British-American rock band, Foreigner, is closing out Douglas County Parks & Recreations’ 2016 GE Family Concert Series. The tribute band,
Published: August 24, 2016
For the counselors at Douglas Center For Hope & Healing, there’s never a shortage of families who need their help.And after six years of helping more than 150 families navigate through the loss of a loved one, the Center needed a larger space.“We’re a resource center for children, teens and families who’ve had a loss,” Cofounder and Director Jodi Wass
Published: August 24, 2016
The last transmission from a pilot killed in the crash of his motorized glider on Aug. 7 was more than two hours before the craft was found in the Pine Nuts.Joseph N. Lowenhardt, 74, was killed in the crash of his motorized glider seven miles northeast of Minden-Tahoe Airport.According to a preliminary report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board,
Published: August 24, 2016
A Reno man was convicted of a count of failure to yield or exercise due care to a pedestrian on Thursday in a fatal collision in Gardnerville last fall.Francisco Castillo-Quitero, 44, was found innocent of vehicular manslaughter during a bench trial in East Fork Justice Court.Ohio resident Charles W. Keller, 60, was killed Sept. 26, 2015, walking across Highway 395
Published: August 24, 2016
Minden, Nev. — The former chief pilot of the Nevada Department of Wildlife admitted in court on Tuesday to selling two blades taken from a state helicopter.Minden resident Robert Anthony Lloyd, 50, took two blades from the state’s Bell Jet Ranger 206 stationed at Minden-Tahoe Airport.Investigators learned that he sold the blades for $42,000, claiming they still had 2,121 hours
Published: August 16, 2016
Groups protesting a proposal to change Nevada law affecting domestic wells say it’s an effort to take away their water rights.Meanwhile, officials for Nevada Department of Water Resources counter that the change in the law is needed to allow well owners to continue to receive water if the state steps in.Well owners plan to protest the implementation of rules they
Published: August 17, 2016
Investigators were sifting through the smoldering remains of two of the buildings at the Carson River Resort on Sunday morning, as fire crews mopped up the remains of a 29-acre wildfire.A fire official on scene confirmed that the fire started in the resort and spread to the wildland. Investigators were examining the wreckage of a shop on Sunday. No cause
Published: August 21, 2016
Relatives are raising $5,000 to help defray burial costs for former Gardnerville Ranchos resident James Albert Ricard.Ricard died unexpectedly on Aug. 19, according to his daughter in law, who has set up a gofundme page. They’d raised $1,235 toward their goal in the first three days the page was open.“My husband and his family grew up in the Ranchos,” Jessica
Published: August 23, 2016
Beginning the first week of August, the Genoa Town Hall was converted into a candy factory where roughly 3,000 pounds of candy has been measured and mixed with care by volunteers in preparation for the 97th annual Candy Dance Craft Faire set for Sept. 24-25.“We make as much as we can every day,” said volunteer Lucette Simon. “We try to
Published: August 19, 2016
A collection of model aircraft modified to show what they’d be like as fire bombers adorned James Alan Reinhardt’s office in the Minden Inn not long after be became East Fork Fire District’s second chief.He said that he wanted to see what a variety of World War II bombers and other aircraft would be like as tankers.A celebration of life
Published: August 24, 2016
An order empaneling a grand jury was signed by Douglas County District Judge Tod Young on Monday.It has been eight years since the last grand jury completed its work and filed its report, something Young recognized in his order. “… A substantial period of time has passed since a grand jury reviewed the operation of Douglas County government,” Young wrote.A
Published: August 24, 2016
The bus route from Stateline to Carson City may be canceled unless funding comes through from the Nevada Department of Transportation, according to Tahoe Transportation District. The Valley and Lake Express route “21x” is at risk of being eliminated due to a beneficial funding change with unintended consequences, said District Manager Carl Hasty. “The whole issue here has to do
Published: August 24, 2016
A Gardnerville woman was injured on Thursday in a collision at Highway 395 and Virginia Ranch Road.The wreck occurred at 12:40 p.m. when the driver of a Mercury Mountaineer turning right onto Highway 395 collided with an F-250 pickup.According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the pickup’s driver tried to avoid the collision and struck the rear left side of the
Published: August 23, 2016
Many canines enjoy making a splash and retrieving a favorite toy. Several dogs did just that at the Splash Dogs competition at Heritage park Friday.Michon Mills said Splash Dogs is a competition for canines that allows them to compete and exercise while doing what they already love; run, splash and play. The canines participate in a dock-jumping contest where they
Published: August 23, 2016
More than 150 runners and walkers participated in Saturday’s Tahoe Youth and Family Services third annual ColorBlast 5K at Carson Valley Medical Center.Executive Director Christopher Croft said he lost count after 150.“Last year we had around 100, so this means it is growing,” he said. “We have a fantastic partnership with Carson Valley Medical Center’s Family Health and Wellness Festival.
Published: August 23, 2016
Teams competing in eight Douglas High School sports programs are set to start their fall season this week.It all starts Thursday when the girls and boys tennis teams face McQueen. The defending region champion Douglas girls are at home while the boys travel to Reno in Northern 4A conference matches that start at 3 p.m. The Tigers’ freshman and JV
Published: August 23, 2016
A hunter safety class is being hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The class is certified for all ages. Anyone who passes, will receive a certificate that is valid anywhere in the U.S. and Canada. The course covers such topics as wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and
Published: August 23, 2016
An Indian Hills couple was bilked out of $3,000 in a sophisticated twist to the “grandchild in jail” scheme.The couple reported they received a call on Friday from someone claiming to be their granddaughter. The woman on the phone knew their granddaughter’s name and that she was in Las Vegas.They told a deputy that the woman was in tears and
Published: August 23, 2016
“If all reports are true, Baby Face Nelson, with several pals, paid Gardnerville a visit several weeks ago. From here, the gang went to Hawthorne, living in the outskirts of that town for several days and then vanished. Federal officers, it is reported, were several days behind the fugitives but hope to apprehend them before many weeks go by.”— The
Published: August 22, 2016
The deadline for filing applications for the first East Fork Fire District Board of Trustees is 5 p.m. Friday.Last week, Commission Chairman Doug Johnson announced that he had applied for a seat on the board.Johnson served as a volunteer in the Ruhenstroth Volunteer Fire Department, taking part in fighting the Autumn Hills Fire in 1996.He said that because he is
Published: August 22, 2016
Carson Valley Photo Club’s August meeting featured guest speaker Neil Lockhart talking about composite digital artwork. Lockhart uses Adobe Photoshop exclusively and may work on a photo for up to four hours before adding detail to his finished project. His images can be seen at neillockhart.smugmug.com. Lockhart also judged the club’s photo contest, composites.Entries had to submit their original work
Published: August 22, 2016
Genoa, Nev. — A former church bookkeeper whose six-years prison sentence was suspended in 2012 is scheduled to appear in Douglas County District Court this morning for a hearing. Tracey L. Taylor, 49, was placed on probation for five years on condition she made $1,000 a month payments in restitution. A couple of weather alerts on Sunday might have made
Published: August 22, 2016
Every four years I say the same thing: I’m not going to watch the Olympics this time. The best stuff is on so late, commercial breaks every two minutes frustrate me, and it’s hard to figure out when events I really want to see are going to be on. And then… I get sucked in every time. Every time! The
Published: August 21, 2016
March 1944, James Mefford, an Army Air Corps captain and flight trainer, was presumed dead after his plane was shot down during a World War II bombing raid. The Gardnerville veteran’s story and service was one of many recognized during the Veteran’s Ceremony on Thursday at Brookdale Gardnerville Senior Community. The Nevada Department of Veterans Services partnered with Brookdale in
Published: August 21, 2016
Young T.J. Taylor has come a long way in just four years as a motocross racer. He has come up big in 2016, in fact, highlighted by a taste of victory at the recent Amateur National Motocross Championship in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.The 15-year-old Douglas High School sophomore sped to victory in one moto and took fourth-place overall in his 250
Published: August 20, 2016
All 4 Charity Golf Tournament birdies 4 communityEditor:The Carson Valley Golf Course hosted the “All 4 Charity” Golf Tournament Saturday. Teams had a fun day of golf, competition and community camaraderie. An event “All 4 Charity” that raises funds for MEFIYI (Me-for-Incredible-Youth) and WAVE (Welcome All Veterans Everywhere) 501(c)3 non profit organizations. Congratulations to Team Griffith, who won a playoff
Published: August 20, 2016
He nearly died during birth and was later diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Jake Wilkins cannot speak and relies on a wheelchair to get around. Jake’s father is Kirby Wilkins, and they divide their time between their Alpine County cabin and their house in Menlo Park, Calif. Kirby became a father at 58 and his honest and insightful book Life with
Published: August 20, 2016
Greg and Susan Davies will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in a private celebration this weekend.The Davies’ were married in the old Carson Valley United Methodist Church on Main Street in Gardnerville, Aug. 21, 1966. A Douglas High School graduate, Susan was raised in Gardnerville, and Greg in Grass Valley, Calif. They moved to Gardnerville in 1970 upon Greg’s Honorable
Published: August 20, 2016
Diamond Valley Elementary School earned the 2016 Gold Ribbon School Award for student academic achievement and solid educational programs, and the 2016 Title I Academic Achievement Award for outstanding student academic achievement in the 2014-15 school year. “It is not surprising that Diamond Valley won awards for its most recent outstanding progress, achievement, and programs,” said Alpine County Superintendent of
Published: August 20, 2016
A Reno man was convicted of a count of failure to yield or exercise due care to a pedestrian on Thursday in a fatal collision in Gardnerville last fall.Francisco Castillo-Quitero, 44, was found innocent of vehicular manslaughter during a bench trial in East Fork Justice Court. Ohio resident Charles W. Keller, 60, was killed Sept. 26, 2015, walking across Highway
Published: August 19, 2016
October 6, 1919 ~ August 14, 2016Ferne Ruth Holdorf, 96, passed away on the afternoon of Sunday, August 14, 2016. Ferne was born on October 6, 1919 in San Francisco, CA as Ferne Glasson, and lived there until after high school. Ferne joined the Order of Job’s Daughters and met her future husband, Melvin Holdorf at a Job’s Daughter/DeMolay dance.
Published: August 19, 2016
Douglas County’s Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team is looking for physically fit and energetic individuals to participate in its fall academy and join it’s highly qualified team. DCSAR is comprised of approximately 50 trained volunteer members within the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and responds to emergencies 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The team is accredited by the
Published: August 19, 2016
Bridgeport, Calif. — Thunderstorms over the next four days could cause flash flooding and rock slides in burn areas across the county, Mono County authorities warned.“Residents, tourists and structures affected by recent fires are most at risk,” said Mono County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Amber Wells. “Those affected should seek higher ground outside of the burn areas through the duration and immediately
Published: August 19, 2016
Authorities are hoping to identify a man who tried to roll two 48-inch television sets out of the Grant Avenue Walmart on Aug. 9.According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the man got out of a silver Dodge pickup at 1:50 a.m. The truck then drove around to the emergency exit and parked.The man picked out two LED HD televisions
Published: August 19, 2016
This has not been an easy offseason for coach Ernie Monfiletto and the Douglas High football program.Coming off a 2015 season when the Tigers went 2-8 and wound up on the short end of a 69-14 score against Reed in the first round of the playoffs, they are eager to earn some redemption the upcoming season. And step one begins
Published: August 19, 2016
After a busy first week, Douglas High School students resumed saying the Pledge of Allegiance and observing 30 seconds of silence on Friday morning.“They have not formally been doing announcements this week because they have been so busy making sure every student has a proper schedule,” Superintendent Teri White said on Friday.Principal Marty Swisher confirmed that the Pledge was back
Published: August 19, 2016
The Douglas County Republican Women are holding their annual scholarship fundraiser with a theme that will allow you to travel back in time.The Speakeasy event will be complete with a best-dressed 1920s style contest, a wheelbarrow of booze drawing and other skits and prizes. The event will be 5-9 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the CVIC Hall in Minden.Tickets are
Published: August 19, 2016
August is the time of year when classic wheels make their way to Carson Valley to show off their shine, class and style. One of many events this year is Saturday’s Carson Valley Customs and Classics, the first annual show and shine car event put on by Douglas County Senior Services.Recreation Coordinator for Senior Services Sheri Karosich said the event
Published: August 19, 2016
Genoa, Nev. — There are a ton of events occurring this weekend ranging from Splash Dogs, which begins today at 3 p.m. in Heritage Park, to the political to beer and brats in Minden Park. Pick up today’s handheld edition of The Record-Courier for more info, 50 cents on stands now.The Gardnerville Walmart will have to pick a week to
Published: August 19, 2016
Carson City supervisors rejected an increase in the cost of Minden water on Thursday morning.Douglas County Manager Larry Werner told county commissioners meeting at Lake Tahoe that supervisors agreed to continue to pay the current rates, but were seeking mediation.The capital is Minden’s largest water customer.The amendment would increase Carson City’s water delivery rates and factor into those new rates
Published: August 19, 2016
Corley Raper emerged as a double winner, while Payson McGill and Reno Cash McGill turned in first-place performances in their events this past weekend during the Douglas County Junior Rodeo.Raper won the senior girls goat tying on both Saturday and Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. She clocked a time of 7.11 seconds on Saturday and then came back with
Published: August 18, 2016
Mike Davis shot a net 71 to win Flight A Sunday during Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club tournament play.Davis took first-place by two shots during the individual stroke play at Carson Valley Golf Course. Marc Prause was the runner-up at 73 and Ken Smitreski took third-place at 81.Two shots separated three players in Flight B, where Charles Poe won with
Published: August 18, 2016
A convicted felon is in custody in connection with several counts of forging checks found in Topaz Ranch Estates mailboxes.Allison Jean MeGee, 42, was arrested Wednesday after a four-month investigation prompted when residents of the south county community reported that their checks weren’t making it to the places they were sending them.One victim said an amount on her insurance check
Published: August 18, 2016
The driver of a vehicle that landed upside down in a ditch full of water along Centerville Lane was evaluated for injuries on Thursday morning.According to firefighters, the call came in at 7:20 a.m. that there was an unknown problem south of Lutheran Bridge.Firefighters responding to a fire alarm at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center happened to spot
Published: August 18, 2016
Genoa, Nev. — The Gardnerville Walmart is going before the Douglas County Liquor Board for a formal reprimand for selling alcohol to a minor for the second time in two years. That’s the first item up at the Douglas County commissioners’ meeting 1:30 p.m. today at the Tahoe Transportation Center in Stateline. Also on the agenda is a $199,225 contract
Published: August 18, 2016
Nov. 20, 1940 ~ Aug. 14, 2016Art Alltizer passed away August 14th, 2016 from a long, hard fought battle and complications from Parkinson’s disease.Art was born November 20th,1940 in Fullerton, CA. He graduated from Hoover High School in 1958. He was married to Karla Musson in 1962. They raised five children together in La Crescenta, CA. He was the owner
Published: August 17, 2016
A neighbor saved an Autumn Hills home with a garden hose when a slash pile self-combusted on Wednesday.East Fork firefighters said the neighbor prevented the fire from getting into one of the trees. Dry conditions this summer have increased the forest’s flammability.The pile had been accumulated over the course of a decade.The fire was first reported by neighbors at 1:47
Published: August 17, 2016
Registration for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department adult open soccer league season will continue through Aug. 22.The fee is $600 for a season scheduled to begin on Aug. 28. Games will be played Sunday mornings at Ranchos Aspen Park during a season that is due to include eight games, followed by a single-elimination playoff. As of last week,
Published: August 17, 2016
With a medal from last year’s Para-bobsled World Championships in hand, Steven Jacobo is now preparing up for another run this coming winter with the U.S. Adaptive Bobsled and Skeleton Association.The 26-year-old Carson Valley wheelchair athlete is entering his third season of para-bobsled competition and is looking toward the start of a new season this November.“This year is going to
Published: August 17, 2016
Lindsey Adams emerged as the women’s winner on July 30 at the 36th annual Squaw Mountain Run held at Squaw Valley Ski Resort.Adams, a 2015 Douglas High graduate, ran 36 minutes, 21 seconds in the grueling 3.6-mile uphill race from Squaw Valley’s base to High Camp at an elevation of 8,200 feet. She finished 15th overall in a field of
Published: August 17, 2016
Its season opener within sight, the Douglas High football team focused on conditioning and on-the-field preparation last week during two-a-day drills.The Tigers also spent time in a computer lab to focus on some high-tech football. Technology, that is, in the form of baseline tests designed to make the game safer in terms of concussion awareness. Ernie Monfiletto, entering his fifth
Published: August 17, 2016
A Gardnerville Ranchos woman admitted she forged 20 prescriptions for a diet drug on Tuesday.Sarah Kauffmann, 34, admitted to obtaining a prescription drug by forgery, a felony, in exchange for have three other felonies dismissed.Prosecutor Tina Russom said Kauffmann had no prior criminal record, and both she and defense attorney Kris Brown agreed that Kauffman should be allowed to enter
Published: August 17, 2016
A lightning storm that swept through Central Nevada on Tuesday set 11 wildfires around Winnemucca, and prompted reports of another seven, according to the Bureau of Land Management.Firefighters were unable to locate the additional fires because of nighttime conditions or precipitation occurring, but are actively looking for and staffing them today, officials said.The largest fire reported is the Monroe Fire,
Published: August 17, 2016
Ever since attending the London Olympics with my son, I wanted to take my family to witness the Games in Brazil. It was the perfect opportunity to show them the streets I walked for two years as a Mormon missionary and to feel the magic of the Olympics. With so many uncertainties and problems I was very curious to see
Published: August 17, 2016
With a little Luke Bryan playing on the radio, the grill cooking locally grown beef and an abundance of ranchers and farmers, Saturday turned out to be both educational and fun. People visited Lampe Park in Gardnerville to learn all about where their food and fiber comes from, and who is responsible for making it happen at Carson Valley Ag
Published: August 17, 2016
The 40-acre Valley View Ranch in Gardnerville with its replica of a Western town opens to hundreds of visitors Aug. 20-21 for the 21st annual antique engine and tractor show. Presented by the Northern Nevada Antique Power Club, it’s a weekend filled hands-on learning and good natured competition. The exhibits and activities offer the chance to experience how tractors and
Published: August 17, 2016
While Splash Dogs might be the big wave this weekend, Carson Valley event calendars are full to the brim with stuff to see and do.Heritage Park will be home to the big tank for the three-day Splash Dogs competition, with two favorites, Inde and Timber expected to compete.But dogs don’t need to be experts to participate in the event, according
Published: August 16, 2016
Zephyr Cove, Nev. — Fire severely damaged the Tahoe Queen on Tuesday and threatened to spread to the MS Dixie, which was moored alongside in Zephyr Cove.Firefighters took about 25 minutes to extinguish the blaze, keeping the fire from spreading to the other paddlewheeler.The fire was first reported at 7:50 a.m., when workers renovating the Queen evacuated the vessel.Among the
Published: August 16, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will be attending an Aug. 26 event at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe in Stateline.The event will take place from 6-10 p.m. at the casino’s Sand Harbor Ballroom.The Nevada Battleground Dinner is sponsored by the Nevada Republican Party.VIP tables are available for $5,000, and general admission tickets are available for $200.Visit bit.ly/2bthSiY to learn more.This will be
Published: August 15, 2016
Describing the case as making him wince, prosecutor Rick Casper agreed with suspending the sentence of a Gardnerville man accused of theft and sexual seduction of a minor but sought more jail time.Casper even suggested Dallas P. Clark, 18, might benefit from a regimental discipline program known as boot camp.That drew an objection from defense attorney Kris Brown, which was
Published: August 15, 2016
A Stateline woman admitted to three felony charges on Monday in connection with frauds perpetrated on an insurance and a mortgage company.Karen Rae Chapon, 46, agreed to plead guilty to insurance fraud, mortgage lending fraud and theft under charges pursued by the Nevada Attorney General’s Office.Under the agreement with the state, Chapon will repay $195,000 and avoid federal charges. Her
Published: August 15, 2016
Early registration is now being accepted for the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department fall adult volleyball league season.Openings are available in the Monday night women’s league and Thursday night coed B league. Early registration will remain open through Sept. 2 and league play starts on Sept. 12. Game times are 6:45 and 7:45 p.m. each of those nights at
Published: August 15, 2016
As she prepared for her first trip to the U.S. Olympic Diving Trials back in May, Krysta Palmer pondered a question whether she would continue to push ahead with her competitive career beyond 2016.“I want to continue until I feel that I’m at my potential,” she explained.After performing at the Trials in Indianapolis, where she placed fourth in synchronized 10-meter
Published: August 15, 2016
A local interscholastic mountain bike team sponsored by the Alta Alpina Cycling club is now organizing to compete in the inaugural Nevada Interscholastic Cycling Association season this fall.High school and middle school students (grades 6-12) are eligible to race in a season that begins at the end of August and culminates with the association championships in mid-October. The league is
Published: August 15, 2016
The Winhaven Home Owner’s Association recently painted all the fire hydrants and curbs within the development to aid in fire response. All 23 fire hydrants were painted “chrome yellow,” as required by the National Fire Protection Association. The color allows firefighters a better chance to locate the hydrants at night as well as during the day.District Fire Chief Tod Carlini
Published: August 15, 2016
Admitting it got “scary and dangerous” Carson City fire and law enforcement officials were taking a deep breath Monday.The Shooting Fire started at 11:20 a.m. Sunday when target shooters accidentally ignited dry cheat grass. The fire, estimated at 258 acres, started on the west side of the “C” on C Hill in Carson City.The wind drove the fire south toward
Published: August 14, 2016
I don’t think that it is a secret that the times we are in are riddled with much instability. Our confidence in many things has and is being shaken. Many find themselves looking at the conditions of the world and wondering what the future will look like. Several institutions we once trusted in are found to be unreliable and seem
Published: August 14, 2016
Michael J. Makley made a career out of teaching history to high school students. Today, the longtime Woodfords resident continues to teach as he brings history to life as an author who over the past quarter-century has written eight books on the Lake Tahoe region and Western Nevada. Among his highlights is “Infamous King of the Comstock: William Sharon and
Published: August 14, 2016
Carson Valley United Methodist will give their third annual “Blessing of the Backpacks” service today. A special worship service to encourage and bless returning students and school staff. “We encourage students and school staff—from administrators to bus drivers—to bring their backpacks, lunch kits, briefcases, or other symbols of their work,” said Pastor Tony Hoefner. “We will acknowledge their work this
Published: August 14, 2016
Douglas County Manager Larry Werner participates in a monthly question and answer forum online on The Record-Courier’s daily Running Commentary. Anyone with questions is welcome to participate in the next scheduled forum on Sept. 7 at 10:30 a.m. Here are excerpts of the last forum:Q. It has now been nearly three months since District Attorney Mark Jackson made his presentation
Published: August 14, 2016
Get involved, do your best, and be successful were some key points Marty Swisher addressed to the freshmen at Douglas High School’s orientation Thursday.“We value you more than just students and numbers,” said Swisher. “You matter. Do your best, we want you to succeed.” Swisher told the students that there are a number of ways they can be involved at
Published: August 14, 2016
Quake City Jug Band will perform 5-7 p.m. today at Genoa Park as part of the town’s free concerts on the green program. Meanwhile, the four-piece band Hick’ry Switch will perform bluegrass and Americana music at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.The two concerts were inadvertently combined in the calendar appearing in Sunday’s edition of The
Published: August 13, 2016
School starts for Carson Valley school children on Aug. 15, 2016. Here are the routes provided by the Douglas County School District. Gardnerville Elementary SchoolRoute 10 Richard Norlie7:45 a.m. 1282 Centerville Lane7:51 a.m. 1012 Waterloo Ln7:52 a.m. 1037 Waterloo Ln8:01 a.m. 1011 Rocky Terrace Drive8:05 a.m. 1255 Centerville8:07 a.m. Sunflower Learning Center8:11 a.m. Douglas Av & Centertowne Apartments8:12 a.m. Centertowne
Published: August 8, 2016
For the first time since 1997, there will be no independent craft fair competing with Genoa’s Candy Dance.The Candy Dance Craft Fair attracts up to 30,000 people to Nevada’s first settlement on the last full weekend of September. This year the fair is Sept. 24-25.On Friday, Martha Williams said she will be having a huge barn sale at her Antique’s
Published: August 9, 2016
A Gardnerville Ranchos man accused of murder in the death of his girlfriend’s grandson was booked into Douglas County Jail on Monday.John Edgar Stalcup, 56, is facing an open murder charge in connection with the Aug. 18, 2015, shooting of 19-year-old Ian Matthew Toepfer, 19.He was given a Sept. 7 East Fork Justice Court.A warrant was issued last week for
Published: August 8, 2016
Minden, Nev. — Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” is making a stop in Douglas County District Court in Minden after the bassist on the album filed suit seeking more than $2 million in royalties.Bassist Robert Daisley filed the lawsuit in Minden on Monday against Osbourne and Blizzard Music Ltd., the company in charge of distributing royalties for the hit albums “Blizzard
Published: August 10, 2016
A Portland, Ore., motorcyclist was seriously injured when he collided with a deer in Hope Valley on Wednesday.Rudolf Jung, 32, was headed for Pickett’s Junction on Highway 89 when the deer ran in front of his 1978 BMW, according to the California Highway Patrol.Jung was unable to avoid the deer and was thrown from the motorcycle.Two riders traveling with Jung
Published: August 11, 2016
A man facing a charge of felony driving under the influence was taken into custody last week after he tested positive for drinking alcohol.Maxmillion Penfield, 28, was held on $10,000 cash bail after he admitted on Friday that he violated his bail conditions.He was arrested early on June 26 in the Gardnerville Ranchos after a deputy saw that the gray
Published: August 12, 2016
Feb. 13, 1939 - Aug. 9, 2016Gilbert Eugene Graham died peacefully in his sleep at his home at Topaz Lake on August 9, 2016. Gil was born February 2, 1939, in Exeter, California to Lurrlie Bonner and Clyde Graham. Gil attended Sacramento High School and was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Society while attending Western Nevada College.Gil served
Published: August 12, 2016
A model of how flash flooding works is just one of the ways that Johnson Lane resident John Cobourn has worked to educate Western Nevada residents about flash flooding.Last week, the University of Nevada announced that the Cooperative Extension water resources specialist received a national award for his innovative approaches in programs addressing flash floods, environmentally friendly landscaping, Lake Tahoe’s
Published: August 12, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .Wichita State men’s basketball coach Gregg Marshall embarrassed himself, his team, his university, his profession and the entire sport of college basketball this week. The Shockers coach put on an ugly display against the officials during an exhibition game in Canada and looked like a pro wrestler. Marshall, dressed in shorts, sneakers
Published: August 12, 2016
An organizational meeting and sign-ups for the Wink’s Silver Strike Lanes youth bowling league season will be held Aug. 20 in the Gardnerville Ranchos.The meeting starts at 10 a.m. at Wink’s Silver Strike, 1821 Kimmerling Road. The league, for bowlers ages 2-20, opens on Aug. 27.Registration costs $25 for the season, which includes a shirt and instructional material. The weekly
Published: August 12, 2016
Published: August 12, 2016
With memories of her appearance at the U.S. Olympic Diving Trials still fresh, Krysta Palmer had some flashbacks to some of her competitive days in another sport Tuesday night when she watched the American gymnastics women win their Olympic team gold medal Rio de Janeiro.Palmer is a 2010 Douglas High graduate who graduated from the University of Nevada in May.
Published: August 12, 2016
Three days of competition surrounding the Douglas County Junior Rodeo gets under way tonight at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.The junior rodeo, for boys and girls 6-18 years of age, will be held Saturday and Sunday. Competition starts both days at 8 a.m. This event is free to the public. An American Cowboys Team Roping Association event will be held today
Published: August 12, 2016
There was a silver lining for the Douglas County Polar Bears Saturday during their debut at the Northern Nevada Special Olympics Regional Softball Tournament in Reno.Silver medal, that is, as the Polar Bears took second-place in their Division 4 bracket during the tournament held at Swope Middle School in Reno. The Carson City Cougars emerged as gold medal winners, while
Published: August 12, 2016
As students and families busily prepare for the start of the new school year and classrooms buzz with teachers and staff eagerly anticipating their arrival, elementary school teacher Cheryl Anderson observes all the activity with a knowing and reverent smile. For the first summer in 38 years, the veteran teacher is putting up her feet instead of new bulletin boards;
Published: August 12, 2016
The annual Perseid meteor shower is set to outshine previous years with above average meteor numbers over the weekend, according to NASA. “You might be able to see 120 an hour,” said Tony Berendsen, astronomer and guide for Tahoe Star Tours. “The normal is about 60.”As Earth orbits around the sun and through the wake of the Swift-Tuttle Comet, bits
Published: August 12, 2016
A Gardnerville man with a criminal history in Douglas County dating back more than a quarter century admitted to a felony charge of selling a controlled substance.Stefan Richard Delia, 45, entered the plea pursuant to the Alford plea, which allows him to admit to a fictional charge to avoid a more serious one.Delia is facing up to six years in
Published: August 12, 2016
A race to replace a Senate seat held by the same person for the last 30 years has brought one candidate to the Carson Valley asking for the vote.“So after eight years of Barack Obama and 30 years of Harry Reid, how many people are ready for a change come November,” said Rep. Joe Heck. “That’s the reason I’m running
Published: August 12, 2016
Want to find a way to support the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and see what the local K-9’s are trained to do?Dog Days of Summer is a fundraiser that will help support the training, food, equipment and all other costs associated with owning K-9’s. The event is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 20. The funds will help support these
Published: August 12, 2016

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