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One big inning wasn’t enough to extend the Douglas High baseball team’s season in a 17-7 defeat against arch rival Carson on a rainy Thursday night in the state capital.Senior Cody Azevedo drove in seven runs with two doubles and a single to lead the way as Carson (22-9 overall, 16-6 league) in a game stopped in the fifth inning
Published: May 6, 2016
The likelihood of showers on Saturday has caused the postponement of Big Mama’s Show and Shine.“After talking to several vendors and registered car people, staff and management, we’ve made the decision to postpone the Big Mama’s Car Show this year because of the unpredictable weather,” said Recreation Coordinator-Senior Services Sheri Karosich. “We are going to offer the participants free entry
Published: May 6, 2016
A key portion of the state’s case in the murder trial of Trent Getty in the death of his infant daughter came into question during a motions hearing on Thursday.Jury selection is scheduled to begin on Monday in the multi-week murder trial in the January 2015 death of 10-week old Ava.Defense attorneys challenged the forensic pathology report that claims Ava
Published: May 6, 2016
Registration for the 27th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby will continue on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Walgreens Pharmacy in Gardnerville.The Kids’ Fishing Derby will be held June 4-5 at Lampe Park. Registration is being taken each Saturday through April and May at Walgreens.The derby is free to girls and boys ages 3-12 who will have opportunities to
Published: May 6, 2016
The Douglas High girls and boys swimming and diving teams will look to wrap up undefeated Northern Division I conference records Saturday at home against Bishop Manogue and Galena.Swimming in the double dual meet is scheduled for a 9 a.m. start at the Carson Valley Swim Center. Douglas also hosted the diving competition on Wednesday. On paper, the girls meet
Published: May 6, 2016
Freshman Tobin Mayotte shot 99 to lead the Douglas High boys golf team on Tuesday during its Sierra League regular season-ending tournament at Sierra Sage Golf Course in Reno.Jack Smith also shot 101 for the Tigers, who didn’t field a scoring team during the tournament.“Tobin really stepped up and handled himself well,” Douglas coach Evan Evans said. “Every week his
Published: May 6, 2016
Douglas County student-athletes will be recognized Monday night when Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) hosts its 12th Annual Molly Youth Awards Banquet at the Carson Valley Inn.This event is named after former Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum.Students between the ages of 9 and 18 have been nominated for recognition based on each of following areas: Academic excellence, athletic participation and community
Published: May 6, 2016
Chewbacca, Princess Leia and some Storm Troopers were just a few of the people ready to celebrate “Star Wars” Minden Park. Main Street Minden put on the first ever ‘May the Fourth’ event in honor of the beloved series. Minden Park was filled with kids running around, battling and dressed as jedi’s, sith lords and yodas.They had a craft table
Published: May 5, 2016
Some of the Valley’s bravest men will compete in a competition to show how good they are on their motorcycles. The Douglas County Sheriff’s office will be sending two of their motorcycle cops to the Extreme Motor Officer’s Training Challenge in June.The 32-year-old partners Matt Saylo and John Lenz have been practicing for the competition about once a month, hoping
Published: May 5, 2016
A Gardnerville Ranchos man is denying he kidnapped a woman from a friends home last week.Joshua Michael Albericci, 35, appeared with his attorney Kris Brown in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday.He is being held in lieu of $250,000 bail in Douglas County jail after being transferred from South Lake Tahoe.A preliminary hearing was ordered for May 20 by East
Published: May 5, 2016
Flags were ordered to fly at half-staff Thursday in honor Nevada Law Enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.One of those officers, Carson City Deputy Carl Howell, was added to the names of those killed in the line of duty on the Peace Officer’s Memorial on Thursday.Howell was killed in a gun battle with a domestic
Published: May 5, 2016
Here is a breakdown on some Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college:TRACK AND FIELD COLTON WAGGONER — Yuba College (Yuba City, Calif.), 2014 Douglas graduate: Waggoner will compete in the discus and hammer throw Friday at the Nor Cal Trials at Chabot College in Hayward, Calif. Waggoner has season bests of 169-6
Published: May 5, 2016
Clutch hitting was the difference Wednesday when the Carson Senators surged to an 8-5 Northern Division I baseball victory against arch rival Douglas.Carson (21-9 overall, 14-6 league) rallied from an early 3-1 deficit, sparked by Jace Keema’s two-run double that broke a 3-all tie in the third inning, en route to its win over Douglas (13-17, 9-12 league) on an
Published: May 5, 2016
Genoa, Nev. — In addition to the solar ordinance, county commissioners are also expected to hear an appeal of the planning commission’s denial of a request to convert a Gardnerville Ranchos home at Dresslerville and Riverview into a church. Commissioners meet starting at 1 p.m., but the solar and other items won’t be heard until after 3 p.m. The entire
Published: May 5, 2016
May 22, 1947 - April 16, 2016Long time Genoa resident, Steven Amos Hollister, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the age of 69. Steve had suffered a long illness and had spent the past year in a group home in Reno in order to receive the care he needed. Throughout that time, and especially the last few months
Published: May 4, 2016
Main Street Minden is throwing the first annual May the Fourth be with you event 4-7 p.m. today at Minden Park in honor of “Star Wars.”There is free admission and free activities, but for $2 there will be collector’s buttons available, commemorating the day. There will be a costume contest for kids and adults as well as themed food and
Published: May 4, 2016
Boosted by gold medal performances by distance runner John Munyan and the 4x100 relay, the Douglas High boys track and field team secured championship honors Saturday at the ninth annual Big George Rotary Invitational.Munyan won the 1,600 in a personal record time of 4:32.24 and the 3,200 in 10:06.02, while the team of Joshua Gurule, Griffin Frensdorff, Koby Hinnant and
Published: May 4, 2016
Douglas High’s Everett Bertolone-Smith cleared 10-6 to capture first-place in the boys pole vault Friday night under chilly and rainy conditions in Sparks at the Raider Invitational track and field meet.Freshman Cassidy Verdas-Doane placed second in the girls shot put and discus during a meet that served as the Northern Division I JV Championships. Her throw of 26-4 with the
Published: May 4, 2016
Sierra Lutheran High’s Blake Ranalla placed sixth in the triple jump with a school record mark of 39-9-1/1 Saturday at the Big George Invitational. Ranalla, a junior, broke his own personal record by more than one foot at Douglas High’s Big George Athletic Complex. Ranalla also cleared a personal best 11-0 to finish 12th in the pole vault, 47.97 in
Published: May 4, 2016
Casey Peck, Allison Meyer and Kettja Bennett combined to pound out nine hits as Douglas cruised to a 15-3 win Tuesday afternoon against North Valleys in Reno.Douglas (15-13 overall, 11-8 league) won for the fifth time in six games.Peck hit 3-for-4 with a triple, four RBI and two runs scored. Meyer also went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and one
Published: May 4, 2016
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Published: May 4, 2016
A reported pipe bomb at the South Lake Tahoe courthouse and a suspicious package in Carson City had Douglas County deputies checking government buildings on Wednesday morning.There were no reports of anything suspicious in Douglas as a result of deputies’ sweep.At approximately 6:35 a.m., an El Dorado County groundskeeper working at the El Dorado County Courthouse located at 1354 Johnson
Published: May 4, 2016
Operations at the Topaz Post Office will be temporarily suspended due to structural concerns with the building.Beginning May 28, all operations at the Topaz Post Office will be temporarily moved to the Coleville Post Office, located at 111747 Highway 395 South, Coleville, CA, 96107, which is approximately 3.6 miles away.The Coleville Post Office has empty Post Office boxes that are
Published: May 4, 2016
A pair of events will feature VIP guests with four legs and horseshoes May 21. The Carson Valley Lions Club and Kids & Horses are teaming up for an open house at the ranch 1-5 p.m. that day. Attendees can then swap out their boots and Wranglers for high heels and gowns for a gala hosted by A Wild Rose
Published: May 4, 2016
Scatter’s Attic, a sale of donated collectibles and household goods, will take place at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park noon-2 p.m. Saturday. The sale is a fundraiser for the non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch.The event will take place on the park’s east lawn, with a wide selection of low-priced collectibles, antiques, and unused or gently used household goods.
Published: May 4, 2016
Douglas High School’s annual Spring Art Show is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, in the DHS media center. This event showcases the work of the talented student artists in a variety of media—drawing and painting, ceramics, graphic art, and photography. Award-winning pieces from this year’s Scholastic Art contest will also be displayed.“Enjoy performances by the DHS jazz band and Douglas Dynamics throughout
Published: May 4, 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 truck festival hosted by Carson Valley Inn.“It combines two of my favorite things,” Reynolds said of her raspberry cabernet sorbet. “It’s like a sugary cab delight. Out of all the
Published: May 2, 2016
No relationEditor:We would like to make a brief comment regarding the upcoming and highly publicized murder trial of Mr. Trent Getty. Since we live and work in this community, share the last name of this individual, and have a son approximately this man’s age, we have both been approached regarding our relationship with this suspect. The man on trial is
Published: May 4, 2016
Carson Valley Arts Council presents local artist Aurelia Ondine Reynel as the next feature at the Copeland Gallery in Minden from Thursday through June 30. The exhibit of Reynel’s photography can be viewed 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Some of Reynel’s photographs will be available for purchase.CVAC will be hosting an artist’s reception 5-7 p.m. May 13. Refreshments will
Published: May 4, 2016
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada is hosting mandatory parent orientation sessions for students registering for the summer session and the 2016-17 school year.Orientation will be at the Carson Valley Club House located at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, 701 Long Valley Road in Gardnerville.Sessions will run 6 p.m. every Thursday evening beginning through June 30. The club will be
Published: May 4, 2016
While Minden and Gardnerville have cause to celebrate the centennial as county seat and the opening of the high school this year, the town of Genoa was in mourning following its loss of county government in 1916.It took three years for townspeople to snap out of it with the help of one woman who left and returned with an idea
Published: May 4, 2016
More than two-dozen members of Girl Scout Troops 287 and 314 and Boy Scout Packs 8583 and 411 helped plant three trees in Gardnerville in honor of Arbor Day on Friday.Gardnerville was named a Tree City USA for the 14th consecutive year.The Scouts helped plant an elm cultivar and two honey locusts at Carrick Pond near the Grant Avenue WalMart.Gardnerville
Published: May 4, 2016
While many residents are urging county commissioners to exclude agricultural land from consideration for solar generating facilities, a case making its way through district court could render that decision moot.Greenstone Renewables is suing Douglas County to overturn county commissioners’ 2015 decision to deny the project Commissioners also approved a moratorium on additional solar projects while the country reworked its ordinance.An
Published: May 4, 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 county, Indian Hills and Carson City from $1.25 million to $1.45 million.That process is in negotiations, according to Deputy District Attorney Doug Ritchie.The budget presented on Monday would see a
Published: 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 129 segments, one for each officer listed on the memorial.Being added to the list this year is Carson City Deputy Carl Howell, who was killed in a gun battle with
Published: May 3, 2016
Shaena Robinson hit a two-run single in the sixth inning as Douglas rallied past Damonte Ranch for an 8-7 win to salvage a doubleheader split at home on Saturday. Damonte Ranch won the opener, 8-6, after breaking a 6-all tie with two runs in the sixth inning. Douglas (14-13 overall, 10-8 league) and Damonte Ranch (13-11, 10-8) remained tied for
Published: May 3, 2016
Playoff survival is at stake starting today for the Douglas High baseball team in its two-game rivalry series against Carson. Douglas (13-16 overall, 9-11 league), one game out of a top-eight finish in the Northern Division I race, is looking for two wins against Carson (20-9, 14-6) today during Senior Day at Tiger Field and Thursday at Carson’s Ron McNutt
Published: 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 to reinstate the conviction of Peter Quinn Elvik, 35, arguing there is strong evidence he knew what he did was wrong even though only 14 at the time.He was convicted
Published: May 3, 2016
Robert “Bob” Chambers, long-time resident of Gardnerville, passed away at home on Friday, April 1, 2016. Bob and his wife Brenda moved to Gardnerville in 2001 from June Lake, California. Bob loved the Sierras and his new home in Gardnerville. He became active in the community as a member of the Douglas County Library Board and as President and Treasurer
Published: 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 had to be towed.The incident still affected traffic more than an hour after the fire was extinguished.
Published: 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 to serve the residents of our county and the surrounding areas,” she said. “I look forward to offering compassionate, competent, and quality women’s health, family planning, STI testing, immunizations, and
Published: 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 patterned after a few choice scriptures that are often twisted to fit our current lifestyle. When we pick and choose which scriptures we like or believe, we instantly neutralize the
Published: 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 enough to pour on the snow to petrify the sugar into what she called Jack Whacks. Growing up in Buffalo, N.Y., on a 200-acre dairy farm created memories that Jungers,
Published: 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 flames coming from a double wide trailer. Battalion Chief Scott Fraser said that initial reports were that the homeowner could be inside, but a search reveled no one was home
Published: May 2, 2016
Ernie Monfiletto well remembers an experience years ago when he came off the field during a high school football game feeling groggy after a big hit ... and being asked to count how many fingers he saw being held up. A more scientific approach is used to handle football-related head injuries today and on Monday night Monfiletto, Douglas High’s fourth-year
Published: May 1, 2016
The Douglas Dolfins Swim Team endured snow, sleet, hail, rain and wind to travel to Folsom, Calif. for its long course season opener at the Sierra Marlins Spring Splash Meet last weekend.Valerie Vieira, 8, the youngest of the team’s 17 swimmers, looked strong in the 50-meter freestyle in her second meet as a Dolfin. Sydney Ingram, 8, also took on
Published: May 1, 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 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
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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

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