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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 800 acres of land on Tuesday, raising $93 million, the largest single-day sale since 2005.That money will go to fund projects under the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act, which
Published: 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 Douglas County Historical Society. Dianna Maria de Borges, who was playing Sarah Winnemucca, helped to lead the group of 5-15 year olds during their performances. “I am so proud of
Published: 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 Forest Buffet15 Highway 50, StatelineScore: 91Items at breakfast station at buffet line in danger zone between 41 and 135 degrees. Shredded cheese at 60 degrees. Cubed tomato, ham, green pepper
Published: April 30, 2016
Mackenzie Brixey tripled home one run and Corryne Diaz followed with an RBI double to highlight a five-run fifth inning rally that put the Douglas High softball team on track to an important 9-2 victory against Wooster Thursday afternoon in Reno.Douglas (13-12 overall, 9-7 league) was locked in a 1-all deadlock before taking the lead for good in the fifth
Published: April 29, 2016
A man who was legally drunk when he was sentenced to 14-48 months in prison last week got another 25 days for contempt on Tuesday. Ashneil Anil Raman, 34, was sentenced last week to prison for trafficking 28 grams or more of cocaine. His attorney Maria Pence said she was unaware that he was drunk at the time of sentencing,
Published: April 29, 2016
Sparked by clutch plays in the field and at the plate on Thursday afternoon, the Douglas High baseball team rode its momentum train to a crucial walk-off 8-7 Northern Division I victory against Wooster.Hunter Simpson’s walk-off single capped a four-run seventh inning as Douglas (11-16 overall, 7-11 league) rallied from a 6-2 sixth inning deficit to keep its playoff aspirations
Published: April 29, 2016
This is Little League weekend for the Western Nevada College baseball program — and all children whether they play Little League or not 12-and-under accompanied by an adult — will be admitted free of charge to the games at John L. Harvey Field in Carson City.WNC is hosting Utah State University Eastern in a key four-game Scenic West Athletic Conference
Published: April 29, 2016
Saturday will be homecoming for the Douglas High track and field program when it hosts the ninth annual Big George Rotary Invitational.A field representing 29 schools from around Northern Nevada, in addition to Sacred Heart Cathedral from San Francisco, is expected to be on hand for a meet that gets under way at 9 a.m. at the high school’s Big
Published: April 29, 2016
Here is a breakdown on some Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college:SOFTBALLKALI SARGENT — Sacramento City College, 2015 Douglas graduate: Sargent had a huge day Saturday when she blasted three homers and drove in nine runs for the Panthers in their 15-0 Big 8 Conference win at Santa Rosa. For good measure,
Published: April 29, 2016
Justin Hight, Ryan Chen, Shelby Koontz and Savannah Chappell each contributed to four first-place finishes in their events to help the undefeated Douglas High swimming and diving team sweep its Northern Division I meet against Carson and Wooster last Friday in Carson City.Douglas outdistanced arch rival Carson 203-94 in the boys dual and by a 221.50-106.50 score on the girls
Published: April 29, 2016
Published: April 29, 2016
Published: April 29, 2016
A pair of the Valley’s summer staple events get underway beginning Sunday with the first Sweet Sippin’ Sunday in Genoa. Main Street Gardnerville’s first Thirsty Third Thursday of the season is May 19. ■ Sunday marks the beginning of the fifth year of the Greater Genoa Business Association’s Sippin’ Sunday event. Genoa’s Sweet Sippin’ Sunday events are held in downtown
Published: April 29, 2016
Hundreds of Douglas High School students flooded Genoa Lakes for the 2016 prom. This year’s theme was a vintage masquerade.
Published: April 29, 2016
Congratulations and thanks to all who were a part of putting on Bloomers, Bustles and Bows. The whole event was outstanding. The luncheon was excellent and our speaker, Jan Loverin, was delightful. Who knew unmentionables could be so interesting? Congratulations on a huge success.This is the weekend of the Cowboy Festival in Genoa. Our Courthouse Museum will open for the
Published: April 29, 2016
Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Sarah Hauck at shauck@recordcourier.com, at 782-5121, ext. 27 or by fax, 782-6132.GardnervilleJethro’s Kat Simmons’s comedy class. Next class begins Monday. Meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays for six weeks. Cost, $350. Information, to reserve a class spot, 721-8864.Buckaroos Karaoke 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. Buckaroos offers
Published: 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 U.S. history. Visit http://www.genoacowboyfestival.org for more information.There’s a lot of other things going on this weekend, including a Poetry Slam at the Douglas County Public Library, the Improv Show at
Published: April 29, 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 11 weeks they learned about the harmful health effects of tobacco, alcohol and drugs, as well as how to stand up to bullies, have confidence when dealing with peer pressure,
Published: April 28, 2016
Authorities are seeking a person of interest connected to a March 24 vehicle burglary in the Harvey’s parking lot in Stateline.According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, sometime between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. a locked vehicle was broken into and someone took numerous credit cards and personal items.Video surveillance captured a picture of a man leaving a business where
Published: April 28, 2016
The Douglas High softball team will look to continue its push toward the playoffs Saturday in a doubleader at home against Damonte Ranch.Douglas (12-12 overall, 8-7 league) and Damonte Ranch (11-10, 8-7) will start at 11 a.m. for games that figure to have a direct impact on seeding for the region tournament on May 12-14 at Manogue High in Reno.
Published: 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 10-week-old daughter in January 2015. He has been in the custody of the Douglas County Jail since his Jan. 10, 2015 arrest in Sacramento. The purpose of the pre-trial was
Published: 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 Saturday, April 30.California State Parks staff plans to open West Shore facilities starting in mid-May. Most day-use areas and campgrounds are expected to be fully open in time for Memorial
Published: April 28, 2016
Was approving funding for the Douglas County Community & Senior Center akin to rape? Does the county manager’s office have a revolving door? Those were some of the issues tackled by candidates for Douglas County commission on Tuesday at a forum put on by public employees.Incumbent District 1 Commissioner Greg Lynn is seeking a third term on the county commission.
Published: April 27, 2016
Roadside stations on the east side of Lake Tahoe open for inspections and decontaminations of motorized boats and watercraft May 1 for the 2016 boating season.The Spooner Summit Station in Douglas County and the Meyers Station at South Lake Tahoe will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. seven days a week.“Boat inspections are critical to maintaining the health of
Published: April 27, 2016
Gardnerville, Nev. — A suspect in a reported kidnapping in the Gardnerville Ranchos was taken into custody on Blue Lakes Road in Alpine County on Wednesday.Deputies responded to the 800 block of Short Court at 10:45 a.m. after receiving a domestic battery report. The woman fled to a friend’s home, and Joshua Albericci followed. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s
Published: April 27, 2016
Kindel Isham hit a pair of doubles while Haden Keller collected a pair of hits and pitched solid six innings to help Douglas keep its playoff hopes alive with a 9-5 Northern Division I victory at Wooster Tuesday afternoon in Reno.Douglas (10-16 overall, 6-11 league) scored five runs in the second inning to take a lead it never relinquished against
Published: April 27, 2016
The Lake Tahoe Community College women’s soccer program recently completed its 2016 recruiting class with a pair of junior college transfers. The Coyotes’ class features 17 newcomers that will join 10 returning players from last season’s team.Goalkeeper Yami Jimenez Ojeda is coming to the South Lake Tahoe program from Phoenix College (Arizona), where she was an all-conference selection as a
Published: April 27, 2016
Hello fellow anglers. It’s time to get ready to do some fishing. The general trout opener in many California counties will commence on Saturday, one hour before sunrise. Most lakes, rivers and streams have a limit of five trout per day and 10 in possession. I suggest you check the regulations on the body of water you plan to fish.
Published: April 27, 2016
Douglas High football coach Ernie Monfiletto and Douglas Pop Warner Director of Football Operations Mike Dillon will give a presentation on football safety Monday at 7 p.m. in the Douglas High School commons area.Dillon will talk about the Pop Warner rule changes limiting contact time and methods, the Heads Up Football program and its focus on “taking the head out
Published: April 27, 2016
Solar plants not good for farmsEditor:For a year the residents of Douglas County have been talking about, discussing about and arguing about industrial solar and where it should be allowed. This came about after the county accommodated an out of state company that wanted to put an industrial solar plant on East Valley Road with neighbors all around. There was
Published: April 27, 2016
An Carson City man admitted to selling morphine pills to a friend of a friend. Patrick Price, 67, was arrested Feb. 22 in connection to the sale. According to court documents, Price had sold several morphine pills to a friend of a friend on Aug. 15, 2015. Price pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the Uniform Controlled Substance Act. Price
Published: April 27, 2016
Although the seeds went in the soil late and the greenhouse needed some repairs, the Douglas High School Agriculture classes will have more than 1,000 plants available at the opening weekend of the plant sale May 14-15 and again May 21-22. A variety of vegetables and flowers will be for sale in varying sizes for purchase at the high school’s
Published: April 27, 2016
Independence Day could come three days after July 4 for the East Fork Fire District if county commissioners approve an ordinance giving the district its own board.Commissioners approved a resolution on Thursday that started the process to create an East Fork Fire Board. Under a process outlined by East Fork Chief Tod Carlini the first reading of an ordinance to
Published: April 27, 2016
Computers, televisions, microwave ovens, and cell phones had not even been thought of in 1914. Light came from dim and dangerous kerosene lamps or candles since there was no electricity. People used outhouses and had no refrigerators. World War I was declared in July of this year. Model T Fords were just starting to be assembled, the first silent film
Published: April 27, 2016
If approved, East Fork Fire District’s separation from the county will be the subject of a long public process.Should commissioners agree, the district would have its own elected board. It already has its own tax rate and management structure, but county commissioners have served as the elected board over the district’s 35-year history.The proposed action would change that, requiring that
Published: April 27, 2016
A Carson City woman, who struck another vehicle in a parking lot and then drove through a barricade closing east Topsy Lane, was arrested for drunken driving on April 19.Deputies received a report at about 6:40 p.m. of a hit and run collision in the Best Buy shopping center.While en route, deputies were advised that someone was following the suspect
Published: April 27, 2016
Self-esteem, suicide prevention, sexual assault and drug recovery are topics that can affect everyone today, and one high school brought the conversation to their students. ASPIRE Academy High School had a symposium Thursday that involved different stations and speakers on the serious topics.ASPIRE stands for all students pursuing integrity, responsibility and education, and they are an alternative public high school
Published: April 27, 2016
More than 400 volunteers are being sought to help with next month’s Amgen Tour at Lake Tahoe.The women’s tour scheduled for May 19 will start at Heavenly Ski Resort and travel around Lake Tahoe clockwise, winding up traveling south through Cave Rock, Stateline before returning to Heavenly.Heavenly will also be where the men’s annual tour wraps up, after it starts
Published: April 27, 2016
Deputies cited three magazine salespeople in Gardnerville on April 20 for not having a traveling merchant permit.According to the sheriff’s office, a deputy responded to Yoke Court and Lasso Lane for a man who was selling subscriptions door to door. The man said he worked for a larger company that had a permit for Carson City, but didn’t realize one
Published: April 27, 2016
All kinds of people visited the Douglas County Community Center on Thursday to check out what Carson Valley businesses have to offer.“People like to visit and see what’s new,” said Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bill Chernock. “It’s about having the chance to talk to 2,500 potential customers.”About 89 businesses and organizations participated in the event that drew about 1,400
Published: April 25, 2016
Genoa, Nev. — Strapping on its spurs for the seventh time, the Genoa Cowboy Festival is riding into Nevada’s first settlement with musical and theatric performances. The cowboy festival will continue through Sunday, ending with the season’s first Sweet Sippin’ Sunday. Following the tradition of cowboys spending their nights singing around a campfire, more than a dozen musical acts will
Published: April 26, 2016
More than 60 people turned out at the first forum in the Douglas County commissioners’ race. The race is over in the primary, which means only Republicans will be able to vote in the election for Douglas County’s next leaders.Nevada JobConnect and Douglas County Social Services are hosting a job fair today at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center
Published: April 27, 2016
The Douglas High School Improv Team and Thespian Troupe are at it again. The groups will present two nights of improvisational entertainment at 7 p.m. today and Saturday. Audience suggestions will be used in a “Whose Line is it Anyway,” type show. The shows start at 7 p.m. and will be held in the DHS drama room 101. Tickets are
Published: April 26, 2016
The cost for passes will nearly double in some cases at the Carson Valley Swim Center when they are scheduled to go up on Monday.An adult monthly swim pass for adult residents will go from $35 to $50 under the new rate schedule, approved by the East Fork Swimming Pool Board.Youth and senior rates for the monthly pass will go
Published: April 26, 2016
A new breast center at Sierra Surgery on the Carson Tahoe Medical Campus will feature technology from 3-D mammography, to ultrasound-guided biopsies, and MRI. According to Carson Tahoe Health Center Chief Operating Officer Michelle Joy the center will enable patients to experience integration of preventive and diagnostic services, all under one roof. Previously, many patients would need to access two
Published: April 26, 2016
Aided by strength in the relays, the Douglas Tigers surged to third place in the boys team competition Saturday during the Carson Invitational at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.Douglas won the distance medley and posted top-three performances in the 4x200 and 4x100 to finish with 58 points in a meet that attracted 27 schools. Overall, the Tigers logged
Published: April 26, 2016
Two Sierra Lutheran High School records were eclipsed Saturday during the Carson Invitational at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.Sierra Lutheran placed second in the girls 4x800 relay as the team of Clare Davison, Taylor Davison, Emma Herron and Elaina Marchegger ran a school record time of 10:39.50. And Grace Bonafede placed second in the girls triple jump with
Published: April 26, 2016
July 17, 1944 - Mar. 15, 2016Harriette Bachman, passed on peacefully to her heavenly father on March 15, 2016 in Los Angeles. She was born on July 17, 1944 to James H. and Myra Louise Jones (Hinkey) in Boise, Idaho. She was the oldest sibling of their 6 children. She spent her early life living in different places as the
Published: April 25, 2016
A horse was killed and a Carson City man taken to the hospital after a collision on Highway 395 near Stephanie Way early Monday morning.According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, there were 6-8 horses in the southbound lanes of the highway at 4:18 a.m. when one of them was hit by a Ford Expedition.Carson City resident Johnnie Irwin was taken
Published: April 25, 2016
Zach Romero pitched a two-hit shutout for the Douglas High JV baseball team in its 11-0 win Saturday at home against Hug in the opening game of a doubleheader.Tristan Futch led the Tigers’ hitting attack with a double and triple, driving in two runs and scoring three. Sean Dunkelman had two hits and two RBI. Elijah Hinojosa had a hit
Published: April 25, 2016
Spencer Trivitt collected seven hits in two games while Isaiah Schat and Haydn Brown turned in solid performances on the mound Saturday to help the Douglas High baseball team sweep its Northern Division I doubleheader from Hug in Reno.Schat pitched 4.2 innings of hitless ball as Douglas won the opener, 9-3, then the Tigers exploded to score 10 runs in
Published: April 25, 2016
A pair of third inning home runs — Kylie Swan’s grand-slam in game one and Mackenzie Brixey’s three-run shot in game two — put Douglas on track to a key doubleheader sweep on Saturday at home against Bishop Manogue.Swan hit 3-for-3 with six RBI to help Douglas win the opener, 12-2. Then in the second game, Brixey hit a three-run
Published: April 25, 2016
Former Douglas County Manager Jim Nichols is scheduled to be in Glenwood Springs, Colo., on Thursday as one of three finalists for that city’s manager.Nichols parted company with Douglas in January after county commissioners approved a $115,346 mutual separation agreement on Jan. 28.That amounted to six months of severance pay, $29,346 in unused annual and sick leave, and six months
Published: April 25, 2016
Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division conducts health inspections for Douglas County.April 14Genoa Station Bar & GrilleBar2285 Main St., GenoaScore: 100 Genoa Station Bar & GrilleRestaurant2285 Main St., GenoaScore: 100Genoa Bar & SaloonPortable Bar2282 Main St., GenoaScore: 100 Harvey’s Lake TahoeHarvey’s California SVC Bar18 Highway 50, StatelineScore: 100 Harvey’s Lake TahoeHarvey’s California Bar18 Highway 50, StatelineScore: 100April
Published: April 25, 2016
In time for an early Earth Day Boy Scout Troop 33 Minden helped with an environmental service project at Grover Hot Springs Meadow near Markleeville on April 16.The Scouts helped the Alpine Watershed Group represented by Sarah Green the Executive Director and Hannah Drummond-the Watershed Program Assistant, clear the area of invasive plants. The Scouts removed invasive vegetation and learned
Published: April 25, 2016
Nevada JobConnect and Douglas County Social Services are hosting a free job fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday at the Dogulas County Community & Senior Center in Gardnerville. Nearly 40 employers from Gardnerville, Stateline and Carson City will be on hand for interviewing and hiring on the spot. Attendees are required to wear interview appropriate attire as well as bring a
Published: April 23, 2016
Wild horses are a big part of Nevada’s landscape, and one group is working to make sure they stay around. The Pine Nut Wild Horse Advocates have been working with the Bureau of Land Management in order to suppress the Fish Springs horse population, and keep them away from residential areas. They hosted a conversation on Thursday at the Fish
Published: April 23, 2016
On Monday, March 21st Ethan James McKinney lost his courageous 15-month battle with bone cancer. He passed peacefully at home in the embrace of his family. Ethan was born on December 15, 2000 in Stockton, CA to Matthew and Rika McKinney. The family moved to Gardnerville, NV in October 2001 after the passing of Ethan’s godfather, Mark Costa. Ethan grew
Published: April 22, 2016
A major uphill climb now awaits the Douglas High baseball team in its quest to qualify for the playoffs after falling to a 9-6 defeat Thursday afternoon against McQueen in Reno.McQueen (9-13-1 overall, 6-8 league) scored six runs in the fifth inning to erase a 5-1 deficit en route to a win that completed its sweep of a two-game series
Published: April 22, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .It has not been the best of off-seasons for the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball program thus far. Just a month after the College Basketball Invitational celebration, the Pack have lost two assistant coaches, hired an assistant who is being investigated for sexual assault, had one player jump into the NBA draft
Published: April 22, 2016
Published: April 22, 2016
Amanda Hoffman pitched well enough to win for the Douglas High softball team on Thursday afternoon.The sophomore’s performance wasn’t quite enough, however, as Spanish Springs senior Hayley Fein pitched a complete game to pick up a 3-2 Northern Division I victory on a windy day in Minden.Spanish Springs (16-9 overall, 11-2 league) scored once in the first inning then added
Published: April 22, 2016
The past two seasons have been something of a golden era for the Douglas High School girls tennis program.Douglas emerged as the Northern Division I conference and region tournament runner-up and state tournament runner-up in Dan Hannah’s first season as head coach in 2014. The Tigers were even stronger last fall when they compiled a 14-0 record en route to
Published: April 22, 2016
For 46 years people have been celebrating Earth Day, and recycling is one of the easiest ways to do so.Douglas County has the highest rate in Nevada of people who take the time to recycle.Douglas County is at 57 percent, with Carson City falling way behind at 28 percent and Washoe County at 37 percent. The Valley currently doesn’t offer
Published: April 22, 2016
Demonstrating their support for all that is art, Carson Valley Community Theatre is hosting a performance featuring original music from a well-known local act.Krista Jenkins and All Hat No Cattle will take to the stage April 30 at the Annex in Minden. Recently opening for Lacy J. Dalton at Carson Valley Inn, All Hat No Cattle has been seen at
Published: April 22, 2016
It’s the time of year when things begin to get really busy at DCHS. Tomorrow is our Bloomer, Bustles and Bows luncheon starting at noon and going until at least 2 p.m. When speaking about unmentionables, one never knows how long the conversation will last. We hope you got your tickets early and that we’ll see you there. Next weekend
Published: April 22, 2016
On May 25 at 6 p.m., Rick and Davelyn Miyashiro invite the community to their home for their annual lei-making party. Leis are made for graduating seniors to commemorate their success. The Miyashiros welcome participants from all area schools to participate in this event, and anyone who knows a graduating senior is invited to attend.Family and friends wear the Hawaiian
Published: April 22, 2016
A free English as a Second Language Tutor Training Workshop is being held 1-3 p.m. Saturday, at the Douglas County Public Library. The ESL In-Home Program focuses on tutoring English to non-English speaking parents. The program needs tutors in Douglas County because:Children whose parents reported literacy difficulties had a 72 percent chance of being in the lowest reading level in
Published: April 22, 2016
A big challenge for the small acreage land owner is keeping weeds at bay. The Agriculture Innovation Forum topic Conquer (Bare Spots and) Weeds with Crested Wheatgrass will be presented by Jay Davidson and Eric Roussel 6 p.m. Tuesday, , at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Davison, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Crop Specialist, will review crested wheatgrass varieties, plant
Published: April 22, 2016
A group established in 1997 has been keeping crowds dancing and singing along. The Kid and Nic Show are bringing their act to Carson Valley Inn today through SaturdayThe Kid and Nic Show performs a collection of pop, rock, dance, oldies, current and classic country, 80’s hits, Latin, funk, swing, blues, jazz and reggae.The show also features some theme medleys
Published: April 22, 2016
Elegance, vintage and new are some of the adjectives that the junior class officers used to describe 2016 prom. Juniors and seniors will take over Genoa Lakes Golf Course on Saturday for the Masqued: Douglas High School’s Vintage Masquerade Prom. “We are really excited that we were able to one get the theme approved and also that it is going
Published: April 22, 2016
Firefighting agencies from around Northern Nevada gathered on Wednesday to play in the sand, but there was no sand castle building or fights over shovels. The Sierra Front Wildfire Cooperators members attended for the interagency sand table exercises in preparation for fire season. “This is a great way for all of us to practice our wildland protection skills, command skills,
Published: April 22, 2016
A Google project called “XX in UX” will be making a stop in Douglas County at the Kahle Community Park 1-7 p.m. today. “XX in UX” is about encouraging and empowering women to get involved in user experience for the tech company. UX is the part of tech that works between engineering and the consumer to make certain those less
Published: April 22, 2016
Arts ConcertCarson Valley Arts Council hosts Run Boy Run today, at CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda Ave., Minden. Doors open 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. Bluegrass, folk band. Cost, $24 advance, $28 at the door, $5 students. Information, www.cvartscouncil.com.Knights BingoKnights of Columbus host bingo today at St. Gall Pastoral Center, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. To benefit Between Horses and Humans. Doors
Published: April 22, 2016
Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Sarah Hauck at shauck@recordcourier.com, at 782-5121, ext. 27 or by fax, 782-6132.GardnervilleJethro’s Kat Simmons’s comedy class graduation 7 p.m. Monday, at Jethro’s in Gardnerville. Doors open at 6:30, 18 and older, no cover charge. Each student has written 5-7 minute routine, and for
Published: April 22, 2016
Douglas Pop Warner will kick off 2016 registration with its “Super Saturday” festivities from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.Activities during the fun-packed day will include discounted registration fees, free food, opportunities to talk with coaches, parents, and administrators, buy Tiger spirit merchandise and to “hang out with your Tiger family.”Douglas Pop Warner offers full-contact football and
Published: April 21, 2016
Even though they were shorthanded from a team standpoint, the Douglas Tigers enjoyed some individual highlights Monday during the Sierra League tournament at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City.With only four players available, the Douglas Tigers were unable to field a complete team during the tournament played on Eagle Valley’s West Course. Among the bright spots, Landon Whiteley shot
Published: April 21, 2016
Here is a breakdown on some Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college:TRACK AND FIELDDUSTY FISHER — Boise State University, 2013 Douglas graduate: Fisher ran 21.37 to place third in the men’s 200 meters Friday at the Oregon Relays in Eugene. Fisher placed eighth in the 400 (48.85) on Saturday.MARSHALL MCKOWN — Azusa
Published: April 21, 2016
Burning in the Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area, north of Yerington is expected to continue through Friday.The Nevada Division of Forestry is conducting a prescribed burn in Mason Valley that might be visible over the Pine Nuts. The Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area burn is being conducted in cooperation with the Department of Wildlife.The burn of about 300 acres will
Published: April 21, 2016
A potential playoff berth in the Northern Division I baseball race was up in the air Tuesday afternoon when the Douglas Tigers played host to the McQueen Lancers.An opportunity to move up to eighth-place in the standings was within reach, however, Douglas put the ball up in the air frequently against Austin Thomas and instead watched McQueen surge to an
Published: April 20, 2016
Two organizations are celebrating the anniversary of bringing a life-saving measure to the Valley. Carson Valley Medical Center and Care Flight have been working together for 17 years, with the helicopter making a home in Gardnerville in 1999. The partnership has been incredibly important for the Valley, and allows for help to be available much quicker.“We work well as partners,”
Published: April 20, 2016
On a day filled with personal record performances, Kaleb Morris achieved a long-running goal Saturday when he dipped under two minutes for the first time and won the 800 meters during the ninth annual Northwest Invitational in Reno.Both the Douglas girls and boys teams finished eighth in the team standings — the girls scored 45 points and the boys scored
Published: April 20, 2016
Planning commissioners and residents took the opportunity to criticize county commissioners’ approval of a master plan amendment approving the Corley Ranch.The planning commission originally denied the Corley Ranch project, but the county commissioners overturned that decision. The amendment changed the land use designation from agriculture to receiving area and would amend the Ruhenstroth community plan to create a transition area
Published: April 14, 2016
A new ordinance listing where solar power generating plants may be placed was rejected by planning commissioners on Tuesday. Commissioner Frank Godecke recommended denial of the plan saying that the rules were too stringent, with James Madsen seconding the motion.The revised ordinance included agricultural zoning, because planning commissioners complained at their last meeting that agriculture was being left out. Some
Published: April 15, 2016
The grandmother of a 19-year-old teenager shot to death during an Aug. 18 altercation in the Gardnerville Ranchos says she begged him to run and hide.Raylene Jaskowski said she was living with her then-boyfriend John Stalcup in the home at 706 Ann Way on the night Ian Matthew Toepfer was killed.Stalcup has been identified by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
Published: April 18, 2016
Defense attorneys are seeking dismissal of murder charges against Gardnerville resident Trent Getty before his two-week May 9 trial begins.Getty is accused in the fatal child abuse of his 10-week-old daughter in January 2015. He has been in custody of the Douglas County Jail since his Jan. 10, 2015, arrest in Sacramento.Defense attorney Maria Pence filed a motion on March
Published: April 20, 2016
One of the largest districts in Douglas County is also one of the few without its own elected board.East Fork Fire Protection District was formed in April 1981 to fund the original volunteer fire departments that served communities outside the Lake Tahoe basin.When the district was created, Douglas County commissioners became the board of fire commissioners.On Thursday, East Fork Chief
Published: April 20, 2016
The 15th annual Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase is coming to the Douglas County Community and Senior Center on Thursday.Last year more than 2,000 guests came to the free showcase to check out specials, taste samplings from Valley restaurants and check out the various businesses of the Valley.An extra hour was added to the showcase time to allow
Published: April 16, 2016
The 2016 Carson Valley Days buttons are available and for sale from the Carson Valley Lions Club.Part of the proceeds from the sale of the buttons will be donated to the Douglas High School Graphics Department. This year’s button was designed by a student from the graphics dept.Local businesses that are selling buttons are The Record-Courier, ABE Printing, Tillman Lane
Published: April 14, 2016
Have you ever wondered what it was like to maneuver in a hoop skirt? Or what might be worn under it? Douglas County Historical Society has put a twist on their annual spring luncheon to answer those questions plus many more about men’s and women’s unmentionables. Bloomers, Bustles and Bows will lift the skirts of yesteryear and explore undergarments noon-2
Published: April 20, 2016
Gliding across the gymnasium floor on his faded and worn Kryptonic Blues, Ken Duffy felt like he was back in 1977 in Golden Gate Park.Duffy, 57, was one of hundreds of Valley residents to relive their youth or try a new sport Saturday night during family skate night at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.“It was amazing how easy
Published: April 20, 2016
Despite some argument from teachers, Douglas County School District trustees approved an extension of math textbook programs during their meeting last week at Stateline.Trustees discussed a review of the high school math textbook adoption process and voted to move forward with adoption of the McGraw Hill-Glencoe Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II series.Trustees voted unanimously to continue the Eureka Math
Published: April 20, 2016
The Western Nevada Cattlewomen invite the community to the 2016 Scholarship Dinner Dance. This year’s dinner, dance and auction will be held Saturday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Doors open at 6 p.m, dinner will be servedat 6:30, and the dancing will start around 8 p.m. Live music will be performed by Moni & the Moonlighers. This year marks
Published: April 20, 2016
A celebration of life for fifth-generation Genoan Bryant Falcke will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Orchard House in Genoa. Falcke died Dec. 7, 2015, at his home in Danville, Calif. Born in Reno Nov. 22, 1988, Falcke later moved to Genoa where he was raised.He attended Jacks Valley Elementary School then Carson Valley Middle School. Falcke was a
Published: April 19, 2016
In the early morning hours Monday, at approximately 1:50 a.m., Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an alarm at the Northern Nevada Coin Shop in the 1600 block of Highway 395, in Minden. Deputies arrived on scene and discovered unknown suspects had forced entry into the building through an exterior door. After forcing entry, the suspects entered the business and
Published: April 19, 2016
For one Minden family the journey autism has taken them on has reminded them of a Bible verse; Proverbs 13:12 “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.”Families for Effective Autism Treatment was the hope Julie Meadors needed to see the person her son, Stephen, could become despite his diagnosis. “As we began
Published: April 19, 2016
Parker Houston’s walk-off single lifted the Reed Raiders to a come-from-behind 5-4 Northern Division I baseball victory against Douglas Saturday afternoon at Greater Nevada Field in Reno.Douglas (7-14 overall, 3-9 league) led 4-3 before Reed (15-4 overall, 8-4 league) rallied to tie the score in the fifth inning and then win the game in the seventh.Austin Beard pitched a complete
Published: April 19, 2016
Amanda Hoffman came through with a clutch three-hit pitching performance Saturday to help the Douglas Tigers win the second game against Reno, 8-1, and salvage a split of their Northern Division I softball doubleheader. Reno (11-5 overall, 9-3 league for second-place) pulled out a walk-off 5-4 win in the opener at home.“While it would have been great to win both
Published: April 19, 2016
The Douglas High swimming and diving team remained unbeaten for the season last Friday during a conference double dual meet against North Valleys and McQueen at the Carson Valley Swim Center.Douglas defeated McQueen in the girls dual, 208-104, and defeated North Valleys, 254-47. On the boys side, Douglas defeated McQueen, 238-65, and defeated North Valleys, 254-47.Kevin Smithen was an individual
Published: April 19, 2016
Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division conducts health inspections for Douglas County.April 8Nevada Trading CompanyTopaz Joe’s Bar3900 Carter Dr., WellingtonScore: 100 Nevada Trading CompanyPackaged Liquor3900 Carter Dr., WellingtonScore: 100Nevada Trading CompanyDelicatessen3900 Carter Dr., WellingtonScore: 100April 11Target Store, T-1239Market910 Jacks Valley Rd., Carson City Score: 98Area under three warehouse dock plates were observed to have significant accumulations of
Published: April 16, 2016

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