July 3, 2018 — Body pain has a voice. It speaks through discomfort. Far too often when our body hurts we ignore it and wish it would go away quickly. Of course pain is difficult and uncomfortable but it also has information for you. While following your health care
July 3, 2018 — Recently, I wrote that aphids invaded our ash trees, but I'm pleased to report that a battalion of good little buggers came to the rescue. I'm referring to the syrphid flies, sometimes called flower flies or hoverflies. The small adults feed on nectar, pollen and
June 6, 2018 — Compassion by definition is sympathy of others; distress with a desire to alleviate it. Turning this powerhouse of emotion toward ourselves is phenomenally life altering. If we can harness the ability to practice compassion for ourselves then we can most definitely do it for others.
June 6, 2018 — Spores inoculating roots sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. Yet a healthy soil contains multitudes of fungal spores that establish relationships with the root systems of plants. These relationships are beneficial to plants and are called mycorrhizae (myco = fungus, rhizae =
June 5, 2018 — The Douglas County Historical Society presents an exhibition of nationally recognized artist Charles Muench's paintings "Listening to the Land – Paintings of Nevada's High Desert and the Eastern Sierra" June 19 at the museum. Muench will present a variety of his art inspired from his
May 3, 2018 — Living on Foothill Road in the spring and summer can be like having box seats at a classic car show. We see vintage cars cruising up and down throughout the day on their way to Genoa or heading south to Kingsbury for Lake Tahoe. Although
May 3, 2018 — Rick and Davelyn Miyashiro open their home on June 6 at 6 p.m. to make leis for graduating seniors from all area schools. Anyone wanting to make a lei for a local graduating senior is invited to attend. Hawaiian leis are given as a way
April 29, 2018 — Martha Zimet, Kay Flaxa and Ruth Ifversen arrive in shiny red automobiles. Georgia Fulstone arrives in a pearl white Lexus, a vehicle I dearly covet. Although the vehicle color ratio is lopsided, it's of no concern. What gives me true concern is the five to
April 26, 2018 — Sierra Sagebrush Flyers, Inc., is the Academy of Model Aeronautics Club No. 2649 Region. It is a nonprofit group of radio-controlled model airplane flying enthusiasts who meet at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at club president Jim Kelso's home in Minden.
April 26, 2018 — What started as a ridiculous pun has evolved in the most important day on the "Star Wars" fan calendar. Every year on May 4, Star Wars fans everywhere celebrate the franchise by wishing each other a galaxy far, far away-themed greeting: "May the fourth be
April 17, 2018 — It's mid-April and lawns are starting to green up. I forgot to do my fall fertilization in October and the grass really needs a boost. There are weeds, especially clover, invading thinner areas of the lawn. Weed invasion indicates a weak turf, which can result
March 13, 2018 — 120 YEARS AGO March, 11 1898 Douglas County suffered a great deal of severe unreasoned and unreasonable criticism for the failure of the Grand Jury to indict the men who lynched Adam Uber, claiming that the score of economy was no excuse. 100 YEARS AGO
February 24, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Grandma's Gold Mine. The Douglas County Historical Society presents a classic old-style comic melodrama, "Grandma's Gold Mine" or "The Lady With the Silver Dollar Hair" Today-Sunday, Cost, $15 to $30. Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 US Highway 395 North, Gardnerville or 782-2555.
February 13, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Crab & Tri-tip. The Carson Valley Sertoma Club's 9th annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab and Tri-Tip Dinner is 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Cost, $45 per adult and $25 for kids under 12. Tickets and information,
January 26, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Health Fair. Douglas County Senior Health Fair 8 a.m.- noon today at the Douglas County Community Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 783-6455. Elks Meals. Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge's family breakfast is 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lodge. Cost $7, children under 10 $4. Non-elks
January 23, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Fishing Derby. 2018 Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby through April 15 at Topaz Lake, 1979 Highway 395 Gardnerville. Information, visitcarsonvalley.org Portrait painting. The Douglas County Historical Society is hosting a live demonstration of portrait painting by Joyce Pie 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Carson Valley
January 23, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Supaman. Supaman sponsored by Gemle?payes "Don't Lose Heart" live 5:30 p.m. today at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center. 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Free to the public. Information, Washoe Tribe Health Center, 265-8622. Elks Bingo. The Tahoe-Douglas Elks bingo today at the lodge,
December 14, 2017 — The TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus announces its 13th annual production of Handel’s Messiah at five different locations. The performances will be held Saturday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Douglas County Community Center in Gardnerville, on Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3:30 p.m.
November 30, 2016 — Christmas Comedy. The Carson Valley Inn presents Sister's Christmas Catechism Comedy Show 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Tickets, $22 and available at the hotel. Information, 782-6606 or visit http://www.carsonvalleyinn.com Spaghetti Feed. ELKS Annual Spaghetti Feed and Christmas Tree Bingo Friday at the CVIC Hall, Esmeralda