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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 back yard was 10-feet deep,” Sonnemann told
Published: February 11, 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.According to 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,
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 Feb. 17 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
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
Many people who bet on the Super Bowl aren’t regular football gamblers, but are just looking for some skin in the big game.“The Super Bowl is the big show, and people want to be part of the show,” Carson Valley Inn Marketing Director Bill Henderson said. “One of the ways they can do that is to place a bet. It
Published: February 6, 2016
Here is a breakdown on some Carson Valley athletes who have graduated from high school and now compete in college:BASKETBALLCORRYNE MILLETT — College of San Mateo (Calif.), 2015 Douglas High graduate: Millett came off the bench to score 10 points and pull down seven rebounds (four offensive) for San Mateo in its 83-72 loss at home Wednesday night against Skyline.
Published: February 6, 2016
Aidan Cantwell scored 18 points and Johnny Reiley 17 Friday night to help lift Bishop Manogue to a 67-59 Sierra League boys basketball victory against Douglas.Manogue (10-4 league, 13-8 overall) scored nine unanswered points to break a 33-all deadlock early in the third quarter and held on the rest of the way. By winning, the Miners took a two-game lead
Published: February 6, 2016
Highway 88 reopened after being closed for three hours Saturday just east of Kirkwood for a collision that involved up to a dozen vehicles.The wreck was reported at 9:17 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.The closure is expected to last until noon while the wreckage is cleared from the highway.At least four vehicles will required a tow from the
Published: February 6, 2016
May 25, 1931 - Jan. 30, 2016Don LeRoy Muenchausen age 84, of Gardnerville, NV passed away peacefully into God’s embrace on Saturday January 30, 2016. Don was born on May 25, 1931 to Fred and Elsa Muenchausen in Trenton, MI. He was a proud Korean War Army Veteran and an Aerospace engineering supervisor in CA. Don married the love of
Published: February 5, 2016
Officials with the 2016 Amgen Tour of California pro cycling competition have announced course details for this year’s stage race. The Lake Tahoe portion of the men’s and women’s competitions will include scenic vistas along the 72-mile route around the Lake as well as a challenging route though backcountry terrain in Hope Valley.“It’s the best of the best — the
Published: February 5, 2016
Calls from concerned parents about threats to Coleville High School students and staff prompted the arrest of a male juvenile.On Thursday, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received calls that a 17-year-old student had threatened the school’s students and staff.Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun said an investigation began immediately. During the investigation, deputies were able to determine that threats had been
Published: February 5, 2016
A Lake Tahoe flooring company is suing the builders of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino saying they were never paid for work they’d done on the hotel tower.Tahoe Specialty Flooring & Window Design of Tahoe City, Calif., filed the lawsuit in Minden on Jan. 20.“In April and May 2015, we provided property improvements to the Hard Rock Hotel in
Published: February 5, 2016
A group of 100-plus deer in Nevada’s oldest settlement have been unofficially dubbed the Genoa Herd and have become welcome visitors for some residents. Some have gone as far as to feed the herd, something the Nevada Department of Wildlife has seen an increase in the last couple of months. “We have done four knock-and-talks over the last couple of
Published: February 5, 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 Deception plays 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Karaoke 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. Buckaroos offers free pool on Wednesdays. Buckaroos is located at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, 782-9693. Cooperative Extension BuildingRegistration is being
Published: February 5, 2016
Genoa, Nev. — The state is sweeping Highway 207 from Mottsville and Highway 88 all the way over Kingsbury and over to Highway 50. Watch out for slow moving vehicles. The work is supposed to be done by 5 p.m. today.It’s Super Bowl weekend, which means people will be going to parties on Sunday. If you drink, designate a sober
Published: February 5, 2016
TODAYDouglas — Bishop Manogue basketball at Douglas, 3:30 p.m. JV girls, 5:15 p.m. varsity girls, 7 p.m. varsity boys. Douglas basketball at Bishop Manogue, 3:30 p.m. frosh girls, 5:15 p.m. frosh boys, 7 p.m. JV boys.Coleville — Basketball at Mineral County (Hawthorne), 6 p.m. varsity girls, 7:30 p.m. boys.SATURDAYSierra Lutheran — Mineral County basketball at Sierra Lutheran, 4 p.m. varsity
Published: February 5, 2016
The Carson Senators wrapped up the Sierra League wrestling dual meet championship Wednesday night with a 65-12 win over Douglas at Morse Burley Gym in Carson City.Carson finished the season 5-0 and completed its seventh undefeated league season in the last eight years.Douglas forfeited five weight classes (152, 182, 195, 220 and heavyweight). The shorthanded Tigers finished the season at
Published: February 5, 2016
Six Douglas Dolfins Swim Team members — Ryan Chen, Kaila Duffy, Justin Hight, Shelby Koontz, Joe Sullivan and Sebastian Zeron — competed last weekend at the 67th annual Husky Invitational Swim Meet held at the world class Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.It was a new and challenging meet format for the Dolfins. The group woke at
Published: February 5, 2016
The Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School eighth grade volleyball team improved its Tah-Neva League record to 8-0 Tuesday with a straight-set victory at South Tahoe.Pau-Wa-Lu won by game scores of 25-10 and 25-10.Amanda Hone had four kills and four service aces while Rori Fair added four kills for the Panthers. Madi Smalley had three aces and two blocks. Meika Cole chipped in
Published: February 5, 2016
Sierra Lutheran High School had some fantastic games this past weekend when the varsity girls as well as the JV girls and boys won their games. The varsity boys were less fortunate but still played with great enthusiasm and sportsmanship.In a 39-24 win Friday night against Virginia City, the varsity girls started out with lots of speed and control. By
Published: February 5, 2016
Runners will hit the trails Saturday morning for the Love Can Be Cold 5- and 10-kilometer races at Prison Hill in Carson City.The fourth leg of the Winter Trail Series presented by Ascent Runs is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. from Prison Hill’s westside water tank trailhead at Koontz Lane and Edmonds Drive. The event was moved from its
Published: February 5, 2016
The Town of Genoa announced today that the seventh annual Genoa Cowboy Festival will take place from April 28-May 1, in Genoa. Previous Cowboy Festivals have attracted thousands of visitors to the picturesque community located in the eastern foothills of the Sierra Nevada. This year’s event will feature performances by some of the best-known entertainers in Western music and cowboy
Published: February 4, 2016
Already assured of a playoff berth, the Douglas High boys basketball team has an opportunity to play the role of spoiler Friday night when Bishop Manogue comes to town.The 7 p.m. contest at Randy Green Court definitely has implications in regard to the Sierra League playoff race. Just consider:■ Douglas (7-6 league, 8-13 overall) holds down fourth-place while Manogue (9-4,
Published: February 4, 2016
It was only fitting Tuesday night when an all-senior lineup put the Douglas High girls basketball team out front early on its way to a 70-60 Senior Night victory against Galena. Douglas (7-6 Sierra League, 10-11 overall) jumped out to an 18-13 first-quarter lead and never trailed the rest of the way at Randy Green Court. The Tigers finished with
Published: February 4, 2016
Bail was changed to $10,000 cash for a man accused of putting a gun to the head of a 16-year-old Topaz Ranch Estates neighbor girl.If Gary Walker, 69, makes bail, he’ll have to stay at least a mile away from the victim’s Topaz Ranch Drive address.Attorney Maria Pence said a mental health hold on Walker has been lifted, but that
Published: February 4, 2016
By the end of 2025, every resident of Minden will be on a water meter under a proposal presented to the Minden Town Board.The real question debated on Wednesday is how that’s going to happen and what the town’s going to do after those meters are installed.Town Manager Jenifer Davidson said the first Minden water customers to be required to
Published: February 4, 2016
Genoa, Nev. — We’ll find out today whether there are still votes to hire Larry Werner as interim county manager for the next year. A contract is before county commissioners today, which would have Werner start in March. The meeting times out at roughly three hours and Werner’s contract is at the end. Kicking off today’s county commission meeting is
Published: February 4, 2016

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