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A volunteer is being sought for a position on the Douglas County Senior Service Advisory Council.Member Robert Schultz resigned from the board that he was most recently appointed to in January 2015.In his application for the position filed last year, he indicated he might be moving to Yerington at the end of 2015, which he did at the end of
Published: February 13, 2016
Many people make New Year’s resolutions in an effort to live life differently. The season of Lent is also a time of new beginnings and fresh starts, starting with the celebration of Ash Wednesday.St. Gall Catholic Church offered four different Ash Wednesday services this year to accommodate the large number of people wishing to start anew.“We have a lot of
Published: February 13, 2016
Dipping, clipping, fluffing and arranging are on several Carson Valley business’s Valentine’s Day to-do lists. Chocolate and flowers are popular gifts and Chocolate Shoppe, Leah’s Perfect Rose and A Wildflower have been busy gearing up. “This is the busiest three days of the year,” Owner of Chocolate Shoppe Lynn Falcone said. “We have been preparing for Valentine’s Day for about
Published: February 13, 2016
Hello fellow anglers. A lot of fishing is going on around our area, but here is a word to this wise. Although we have had nice weather this last week, the higher mountain roads can be very dangerous if you are not paying attention. Just last week I drove up to Caples Lake to do some ice fishing. On the
Published: February 13, 2016
The Carson Senators broke open a close game with a 13-4 run to start the fourth quarter and went on to a regular season ending 65-49 win over Douglas before a packed house Friday night at Randy Green Court.Carson finished the Division 1 season 16-0 and improved to 22-5 overall.“I told the kids to enjoy it right now,” Carson coach
Published: February 13, 2016
Back in November, Werner Christen hinted that an inexperienced Douglas High girls basketball team might experience some setbacks early this season. At the same time, he expected to see progress along the way.“We might take our lumps early, but this bunch, they have a lot of fun out there,” Christen said in a preseason interview. “We’re going to be good,
Published: February 13, 2016
Mar. 17, 1997- Feb. 8 2016Chile Irwin Bartels was born on March 17, 1997 to Amy Jo and Jason Bartels. He was the middle child sandwiched between his two sisters, Wednesday and Willow, and the beloved grandson of Colleen Mortimer, Marshall Bartels, Judy and John Procaccini. Chile was a faithful son and was at his family’s side whenever they needed
Published: February 12, 2016
May 31, 1922 - Dec 11, 2015Rosalie (Mezzanares) Saunders passed away peacefully on December 11, 2015 in Genoa, Nevada at the age of 93. Mrs Saunders was born May 31 1922 in Sacramento to Thomas and Callia Mezzanares. A native of Sacramento she attended Sacramento High School, class of 1939, Sacramento city college and Margret Place Secretarial School. She worked
Published: February 12, 2016
May 13, 1935 - Jan 19, 2016Richard was born in Council Bluffs, IA to Stephen J. Smith and Cecil (McTwiegin) Smith. He leaves behind two children, Randy Smith (Karla) and Francine Owens, four grandchildren, (Ricky, Jennifer, Sarah and Taylor); 2 great grandchildren (Genesee and Frankie) and two sisters, Betty Matthews and Loretta Sheperd. He also leaves behind Patricia (Patty) Maebe
Published: February 12, 2016
The former occupation of the Malheuer National Wildlife Refuge resulted in increased security at other federal wildlife refuges including the Stillwater Wildlife Refuge 25 miles northeast of Fallon.“No specific threats or incidents have occurred, but we remain vigilant to ensure employee and visitor safety throughout the region,” said Jody Holzworth, a Sacramento-based regional spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Published: February 12, 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.GardnervilleBuckaroos B3 the Shark and Friends, Shelly’s Birthday party 9 p.m. today. Karaoke 9 p.m.-midnight, DJ Clay 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Buckaroos offers free pool on Wednesdays. Buckaroos is located at 1435 Highway
Published: February 12, 2016
The Tahoe Mountain Milers Running Club is hosting the “Fresh Tracks” 5K Snowshoe Walk and Race on Feb. 28 at Historic Camp Richardson Resort on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore. The event, scheduled to start at at 10 a.m., serves to benefit Girls On The Run-Sierras and Metastatic Breast Cancer in honor of club member, Rene Gorevin. Pre-registration filed by Saturday
Published: February 12, 2016
Douglas High School sophomore Blake Murray is a No. 1 seed coming into the Northern Division I Wrestling Championships today and Saturday in Sparks. And the Sierra League’s No.1 seeded 160-pounder and hoping to parlay that into a qualifying berth to the NIAA State Tournament on Feb. 20 in Primm. Opening ceremonies are scheduled for 3 p.m. today at Spanish
Published: February 12, 2016
Sierra Lutheran’s varsity girls basketball team will play for a regional tournament berth when it travels to Whittell tonight and then hosts Coleville on Saturday. Sierra Lutheran is 10-4 and tied with Pyramind Lake in the Western Division IV standings. With two wins, the Lady Falcons could finish as high as second-place behind Smith Valley. Mineral County and Coleville are
Published: February 12, 2016
TODAYDouglas — Carson basketball at Douglas, 3:30 p.m. JV girls, 5:15 p.m. varsity girls, 7 p.m. varsity boys. Douglas basketball at Carson, 3:30 p.m. frosh girls, 5:15 p.m. frosh boys, 7 p.m. JV boys. Wrestling at Northern Division I Region Tournament, Spanish Springs.Coleville — Basketball at Mineral County (Hawthorne), 6 p.m. varsity girls, 7:30 p.m. boys.Sierra Lutheran — Basketball at
Published: February 12, 2016
Shawn Estes pretty much touched all the bases Saturday night when he spoke about his “Road to the Big Leagues” during a baseball and softball fundraiser at the CVIC Hall.There were numerous twists and turns along the way even before he was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the first round of baseball’s Free Agent Draft coming out of Douglas
Published: February 12, 2016
JoAnne Banducci and Ben Tedore of Reno emerged as the overall winners Saturday during the Love Can Be Cold trail run Saturday in Carson City.Tedore, 37, was the overall 10K winner with a time of 1:04:38 over a challenging Prison Hill layout. Tedore was the runner-up in 2015 at the Silver State 50K in Reno.John Munyan, 16, of Gardnerville and
Published: February 12, 2016
Pay no attention to the standings. There will be plenty of motivation tonight when the Douglas and Carson high school boys basketball teams collide in Minden.It’s going to be Senior Night, not to mention a rivalry game, for the Tigers in a game scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m.Regardless of the outcome, Douglas (8-7 Sierra League, 9-14 overall) and
Published: February 12, 2016
The Pau-Wa-Lu eighth grade volleyball team defeated Eagle Valley in two straight games at home on Thursday, 25-7 and 25-10Pau-Wa-Lu, which improved to 9-0 in Tah-Nevada League play, was helped out by Vaneza Diaz and Rori Fair with four kills each, while Amanda Hone and Ciera Schinzing had two kills each. Hone also contributed six aces and Maddy Reger three.
Published: February 12, 2016
Maddy Lowe and the Douglas High girls basketball team got some payback Tuesday night with a 45-40 Sierra League victory against Damonte Ranch in Reno.Lowe scored 21 points to lead the way as Douglas (8-7 league, 11-12 overall) pulled out its biggest win of the season in a matchup of second- and third-place teams in the Sierra League race. The
Published: February 12, 2016
Carson Valley Middle School took two of three sets to prevail over Pau-Wa-Lu Tuesday in an eighth grade volleyball rivalry match.Carson Valley won by set scores of 25-22, 20-25, 15-11. Despite absorbing the loss, Pau-Wa-Lu still finished as the Tah-Neva League regular season champion with a 9-1 record.The league tournament is being played today at Carson Middle School in Carson
Published: February 12, 2016
A Reno man identified by loss prevention officers from several Douglas and Carson retail stores received a suspended sentence for principal to theft.Chad Peter Thomas Ward, 40, faces 2-5 years in prison if he fails his probation, which includes three months in jail, a 12-18-month inpatient drug program and completion of Western Nevada Regional Drug Court.A robbery on Ward’s record
Published: February 12, 2016
Dancers, singers, a poi spinner and even a spray painter took to the stage Jan. 30 competing in the 18th annual Carson Valley Community Theater’s Stars of Tomorrow Talent Showcase. Winners came up doubles this year with the first-place winner also walking away with the people’s choice, and two people tied for second place. “We had a good audience this
Published: February 12, 2016
A formal rate study approved by the Minden Town Board proposes rate increases for the town’s wholesale water service, while keeping the town residential customers at the same level.Last week, Tom Pavletic of Municipal Financial Services presented the final draft of the rate study.Costs for wholesale Minden water could increase from 56.3 cents per 1,000 gallons to 86 cents per
Published: February 12, 2016
There’s a commercial that has a little girl telling her daddy that phone math is hard.What’s true for cellphones should never be true for a water or sewer utility, though Douglas County’s history has taken some twists and turns in that department.Utility math requires that rates paid equal the cost of delivering the service, whether that be water or sewer.Those
Published: February 12, 2016
What’s going on with gas prices?Editor:Can someone tell me what is going on with our gas prices here in the Valley?This last spring and summer, Carson City was anywhere between 6-8 cents lower than the Valley. Then this fall, we were a few cents cheaper. During the last week of January, Carson was 12 cents cheaper than the Valley. Carson
Published: February 12, 2016
Should someone who requires only one pump to receive water pay the same amount as someone who requires two or even three?That’s the question Douglas County commissioners are asking as they discuss a new ordinance to allow different charges depending on how much it costs to deliver water to customers.The county operates a water utility in the north Valley, along
Published: February 12, 2016
A Gardnerville man was arrested on Friday after he allegedly hit a neighbor with a rock.Austin Mordhorst, 20, got into an altercation with a neighbor earlier on Friday, but they left the area. At about 9 p.m., Mordhorst was allegedly seen hitting the man’s truck with a rock. Deputies responding to the scene reported the truck’s side mirror was broken
Published: February 12, 2016
Threats made to Coleville schools staff and students on Thursday ended in an arrest of a high school student after an active investigation. An all-call message was sent out to parents Monday, but for some that wasn’t soon enough. “There was an active investigation in progress and there were special circumstances surrounding the student that we had to work through
Published: February 12, 2016
A transmission on a public safety radio channel on Sunday night sent Mono County authorities scrambling to find a person allegedly held at gunpoint.Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a report that someone at a Shell station somewhere in the county was being robbed, and that one suspect was held at gunpoint.The person did not identify himself on the radio, and
Published: February 12, 2016
A Minden chiropractor shared his story about having a transgendered child during a Ted Talk in Reno in October.Skip Pardee spoke about the struggles his son Dana Pardee had growing up, and wanted to do the talk in order to inspire acceptance for other families going through the same thing.“I just see too much misunderstanding in the world with transgendered
Published: February 12, 2016
Frontier Communications announced Jojo L. Myers is the new manager of the Gardnerville office. She will manage all aspects of the business including operations proficiency, employee relations, community engagement and customer service. Her last position was as director of corporate development at Northern Nevada Development Authority.She has demonstrated leadership qualities, company officials said. She reports to Vice President and General
Published: February 12, 2016
A Gardnerville Ranchos woman, who has been in jail since September will spend the next few months in jail on a charge of drug possession before she’s freed. Stacee D. Flynn’s attorney Jamie Henry tried to get an inpatient program approved, but Young did not feel Flynn qualified. “Your record is horrible,” said Young.Flynn, 40, had a handful of felony
Published: February 12, 2016
At a luncheon for the Douglas County Republican Women’s club the one thing on everyone’s mind was the upcoming caucus. Everyone has until tomorrow to register as a Republican if they want to participate in the Feb. 23 caucus. “All you have to do is show up, vote and leave,” said Sen. James Settelmeyer. The Democratic caucus is on Feb.
Published: February 12, 2016
Proposed requirements for solar generating plants in Douglas County were met with mixed reviews on Tuesday at the planning commission meeting. Planning commissioners decided to continue discussion about a new solar generation ordinance until a time to be determined.“A temporary moratorium was put into place so the community could have time to look into impacts,” said case planner Hope Sullivan.
Published: February 12, 2016
The newest florist in town took a different approach when it came to coming up with a logo. Carson Valley Florist looked to the Graphic Design I class to create the company’s new signature brand. “I got my start in the floral business in high school through FFA,” Owner Crystal Daymon said. “I brought the idea of creating our logo
Published: February 12, 2016
Niki Gladys has been named executive director of the Western Nevada College Foundation.Gladys was on the foundation’s board for seven years — most recently as board president — before interviewing for the director’s position.She resigned her position with KNPB, Northern Nevada’s PBS station, to take the job.“It’s something I have a lot of passion around,” she said. “It’s a nice
Published: February 12, 2016
Gardnerville, Nev. — Members of the Public Utility Commission are scheduled to discuss reconsideration Friday of increased rates for rooftop solar panel owners.According to a draft order, new solar rates won’t fully apply to older rooftop solar owners for 12 years.The commission is scheduled to meet 9:30 a.m., and the public may participate at 1150 E. William St., in Carson
Published: February 11, 2016
The Tumbleweeds Trampoline and Tumbling Team competed in its first meet of the season at Gymnastics Nevada’s Biggest Little Flipfest 2016 on Jan. 16 in Reno. The team has witnessed great success in both athlete development and medal placing during the past year. As a result, the team has both grown in numbers and quality, which necessitated the need for
Published: February 11, 2016
An early morning gunshot wound described as self-inflicted resulted in a medical helicopter landing at Douglas High School.Douglas County deputies and East Fork Fire District medics responded to the 800 block of Ironwood Court at 4:30 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office.The man had a gunshot wound to the abdomen, according to sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Pat Brooks. He was taken
Published: February 11, 2016
LAKE TAHOE — While temperatures around the Tahoe Basin are forecast to reach close to 15 degrees above average this week — with no precipitation expected — meteorologists and water resource officials say it’s not yet a cause for concern when it comes to the snowpack.“February is climatologically our best month for accumulation,” Reno National Weather Service meteorologist Justin Norman
Published: February 11, 2016
Homes that suffered from flash flooding over the past two summers got a break on their assessed valuation.Assessor Doug Sonnemann said Wednesday his deputies went door to door in the north and east valleys and in Fish Springs and adjusted the value of the homes by up to 10 percent.“One trench through a backyard was 10-feet deep,” Sonnemann told members
Published: February 11, 2016
Authorities are hoping to find the person who took $100 from one of the self-checkout machines at the Gardnerville Raley’s.The incident occurred on Nov. 9, 2015, after a shopper purchased $36 in items, but didn’t decline the cash back, leaving it live.The next person used the same machine and asked for $100, which the machine gave him.A reward is being
Published: February 10, 2016
Hikes, talks and music will be the highlights of the annual celebration of Snowshoe Thompson March 5. Friends of Snowshoe Thompson host the 17th annual Snowshoe Thompson Celebration Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Tour 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Hope Valley. The event strives “to promote and foster the memory of John ‘Snowshoe’ Thompson through events and activities, and to maintain
Published: February 10, 2016
McKenna Kynett, surrounded by family members, friends and coaches, smiled as the countdown began for photographers.“One ... two ... three ... Go Broncos,” the group said in unison.It was a fitting occasion for Kynett as she celebrated the signing of her national letter-of-intent to play soccer at Boise State University Thursday afternoon during a ceremony inside Douglas High School’s commons.
Published: February 6, 2016
A memorial service for Carson Valley matriarch and Gardnerville native Marjorie Johnson Springmeyer is 11 a.m. Feb. 27 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Springmeyer, 93, died Jan. 28 at her home in Minden. Born July 23, 1922, at the old Carson Valley Hospital, which still stands on Main Street, she grew up on the J Lazy J Ranch near
Published: February 7, 2016
Minden, Nev. — For the second time in less than two years, Larry Werner will take the reins in Douglas County after commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a one-year contract.Under the contract, Werner will be paid $172,000 for the year, along with a $700 a month car allowance. He will start work on March 7.Former Douglas County Manager Jim Nichols’
Published: February 5, 2016
A case was dismissed against the East Fork Fire District on Tuesday in connection with a controlled burn blamed for igniting one of the most destructive fires in Douglas County history.Attorney Philip John argued that under Nevada law the firefighters who responded to the May 20, 2012, burn were not liable for making sure it was out.He said that liability
Published: February 9, 2016
A drug agent who stole methamphetamine and cocaine from the El Dorado County evidence locker is facing a minimum of 10 years in prison after he admitted to one count of trafficking in more than 28 grams of a controlled substance.Mark Alexander Zlendick, 48, may be sentenced to a maximum of 10 years to life and a $500,000 fine.According to
Published: February 8, 2016
Genoa, Nev. — Douglas County’s Board of Equalization is meeting today at the Douglas County Courthouse in Minden. There are only five properties being disputed on the agenda, four of which are at Lake Tahoe. The most well known is the property that’s home to the Chart House. A Topaz Lake home is the only place in East Fork Township
Published: February 10, 2016
Several local churches will be hosting Ash Wednesday services. ■ Corpus Christi Catholic Church3597 N. Sunridge Dr., Carson City12:10 p.m. Intentions of our Blessed Mother; 5:30 p.m. All Souls■ Carson Valley United Methodist Church1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville noon and 7 p.m. Imposition of the Ashes ■ Christ Presbyterian Church1436 Industrial Way, Gardnerville6:30 p.m.■ Coventry Cross Episcopal Church1631 Esmeralda Ave., Mindennoon
Published: February 9, 2016
More than 100 emergency management personnel from around Nevada gathered in Minden on Tuesday to participate in a two-day workshop.“Nevada is a big state in terms of size,” said Douglas County Emergency Manager Tod Carlini. “But not in terms of what we do. I don’t think there’s anyone here who wouldn’t help out if asked by someone from the other
Published: February 9, 2016
Marjorie Springmeyer, conservationist, philanthropist and outspoken advocate, passed away at her home in Minden, NV surrounded by family and friends Thursday, January 28th. She was 93. Marjorie was born July 23, 1922 in Gardnerville, NV to Stella Van Dyke and Knox Johnson, both of whom were early settlers in the Carson Valley and South Lake Tahoe areas. Marjorie’s early childhood
Published: February 9, 2016
A former Minden resident was killed walking on Interstate 580 in Washoe Valley early Monday morning.Chile Bartels, 18, of Carson City, was identified on Monday afternoon by the Nevada Highway Patrol.Bartels was walking northbound in the highway’s slow lane when he was struck by a Honda Civic, driven by Sparks resident James Dolan, 42, near Bellevue Road. Dolan pulled over
Published: February 8, 2016
And the winner in this year’s Super Bowl was Nevada’s sports books.Denver defeated Carolina 24-10 during the big game on Sunday.Bettors wagered $132.5 million at Nevada’s 194 sports books, according to Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett.The Panthers were favored by 5.5 points.Sports books won $13.3 million as a result of the Broncos’ victory.That is the second highest win in
Published: February 8, 2016
Have you ever wanted to learn a foreign language or how to ballroom dance?Reno hypnotist Chris Cady may be able to help during his high-energy show Wednesday at Carson Valley Inn. “I generally compare myself to people like Howie Mandel or Robin Williams,” Cady said. “The show is very high energy and can seem almost manic on stage at times.”For
Published: February 8, 2016
Danner Hillman and Sean Dunkelman were top 10 finishers for the Douglas High alpine team Wednesday during a Tahoe Basin Ski League giant slalom at Diamond Peak Ski Reort.Hillman and Dunkelman placed fifth and eighth in the boys race with respective times of 1:07.66 and 1:10.14. Matt Schick also placed 16th in 1:14.92 and Bryan Harris 17th in 1:15.99 as
Published: February 8, 2016
The Carson Valley Chukar Club is hosting its 30th annual fundraiser on March 5 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.A tri-tip dinner will once again be a featured part of the event, which starts at 5 p.m. More than 100 raffle prizes and about 40 auction items will be available.Last year’s event attracted more than 600 people. Proceeds from the 2015
Published: February 8, 2016
NV Energy is seeking permission to upgrade its transmission line serving Heavenly Valley Ski Resort.The 60-kilovolt line stretches from Foothill Road to Tramway Drive and was placed into service in 1956, according to the U.S. Forest Service.The company wants to rebuild the line to meet current federal and state electricity regulations and safety standards.Of the 2.67 miles of power line,
Published: February 8, 2016
The U.S Forest Service continues to conduct prescribed fire operations on the East Shore.Smoke was visible above the Carson Range Monday morning. Operations are taking place near the Logan Shoals Vista Point and Camp Galilee on the East Shore of Lake Tahoe. Residual smoke may be seen in locations where operations have taken place over the last several weeks.“The Tahoe
Published: February 8, 2016
In his letter to the Corinthian church, Paul leads the church to his vision of his number one priority and the one factor that would determine his success in life. He penned these words, “I’ve determined not to know anything except No. 1 to know Jesus Christ and No.2 to know Him crucified. This great scholar and prolific writer of
Published: February 7, 2016

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