Stories for April 2022

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Saturday, April 30

New summer camp aims to help American Indian youth get college ready

The American Indian Alaska Native College Prep Camp will be held June 6-10 at the Nevada State 4-H Camp in Stateline.

Photo Club show in Genoa this weekend

Genoa Western Heritage Days will feature Western music, cowboy poetry, Chautauqua actors 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.

Minden insurance broker announces merger

AandH Insurance is merging with Richard Thomson Insurance Brokers of South Lake Tahoe and HDS Insurance of Minden.

Workers blazing trail across Valley

The Carson Valley Trails Association is holding its annual meeting 5:30 p.m. May 25 at the Carson Valley Community & Senior Center. For more information visit carsonvalleytrails.org

Firefighters bracing for another dry summer

Wildfire awareness isn’t something that should be limited to just a month, Douglas County commissioners proclaimed last week in naming May through October as Nevada and Lake Tahoe wildfire awareness months.

Friday, April 29

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Statement of Registered Voters

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Notice of Close of Registration for the Primary Election

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Public Meeting Announcement

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Notice of Hearing

Mountain road work under way

Kingsbury Grade will see lane closures for guardrail work starting Monday

The April 29, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Convicted robber back in custody after walking away from camp

A woman who was convicted of robbing a Gardnerville man at gunpoint is back in custody after she walked away from a prison work camp in March.

Thursday, April 28

New Rehab Center grand opening Tuesday

The grand opening celebration for Carson Valley Medical Center’s expanded 8,500-square-foot Rehabilitation and Outpatient Therapy Center is 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Search and Rescue team qualifies seven for swift water rescues

Seven members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team on April 24 qualified as swift water rescue technicians just in time for the spring runoff.

Hay truck load blocks Ranchos road

A tractor trailer spilled a load of hay that blocked Riverview at the bridge over the East Fork of the Carson River around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Sand Harbor boat ramp closure will increase activity at Cave Rock

The Cave Rock boat ramp is currently open 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week for motorized boat launches.

The April 28, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Wednesday, April 27

Mr. DHS back on stage

The Mr. DHS pageant will be 6 p.m. Friday at the CVIC Hall. Cost is $20. Tickets are being sold at Douglas High School in room 107.

Tom Rigney & Flambeau - Electrifying Roots Music

Tom Rigney and Flambeau performs 7 p.m. May 13 at the CVIC Hall in Minden.

Six-year sentence for man who busted woman’s eardrum

Robert Francis Carr, 33, received the maximum sentence of 28-72 months in prison for domestic battery causing substantial bodily harm.

Sisters were on way home when fatal collision occurred

An account has been set up in the name of the Montanucci Sisters at El Dorado Savings Bank, 1517 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Donations may be made at any branch of the bank.

Animal Rescue Relay benefit Saturday at the Fairgrounds

A benefit for Animal Rescue Relay is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

Douglas JROTC cadets muster up confidence

Douglas High School’s top Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students on Friday had a rare opportunity to rappel from the Lawrence Jacobsen Regional Fire Training Center.

Friends of Hope Valley oppose digital signs in Alpine County

Written comments may be submitted at Scott.Guidi@dot.ca.gov

Panel to hear first appeal of $20,000 VHR fine

The Vacation Home Rental advisory committee meets 1 p.m. April 27 at the Douglas County Courthouse in Minden. The meeting will be streamed at www.douglascountynv.gov

The April 27, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Tuesday, April 26

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Electric Providers Annual Report

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Liquor and Gaming License Application

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice to Creditors

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Liquor and Gaming Board Addition

Update: Authorities confirm identity of woman killed in wrong-way collision

Nevada State Police confirm that Douglas High School graduate Fallon Montanucci was killed in a collision on Saturday morning

The April 26, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Monday, April 25

Youthful passion turns into collegiate dreams

Cooper Davies takes archery talents to Kentucky

When Cooper Davies first picked up a bow, he said he didn’t think much of it. He went to his first state tournament later that year and came home with first place.

Douglas mulls $51 million in requests for $9.25 million in federal recovery funds

Douglas County commissioners are scheduled to meet 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Douglas County Courthouse to discuss the recommendations for federal recovery fund spending and the five-year capital improvement program.

Drunken trio sought in March 20 altercations in Stateline

A trio of drunken men are being sought in connection with several batteries that occurred at the Hard Rock Casino in Stateline on March 20.

Builder, water broker merging in $291 million deal

A water broker holding nearly 900-acre-feet of Carson Valley surface water rights is merging with a national builder in a $291 million deal announced on April 14.

The April 25, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Sunday, April 24

Saturday, April 23

Attacking at the dish

Tigers see turnaround, especially with bat in hand

Douglas High baseball has been forcing others to take notice all season, and rightfully so. Rarely do you see a program turn around from a 3-16 season to go 16-3 the following year.

Hickey service April 30 at St. Gall

A memorial service is 11 a.m. April 30 for Carson Valley native Daniel Troy Hickey, who died in January.

Friday, April 22

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

Jim Hartman: Nevada voters shifting to GOP, poll shows

Republicans look positioned for a potential “Red Wave” sweep in November – but not so fast.

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Primary Election

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Notice of Filing of Report

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Bidders

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Resolutions to Augment Budgets

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Notice of Hearing

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Advertisement for Bids

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Secure Destruction

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stumps for Adam Laxalt at three rallies

A 'Flip Nevada rally' opened in Gardnerville on Thursday.

Showcase helps businesses reopen doors

Sixty businesses and organizations participated in the 20th annual Carson Valley Business Showcase at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center on Thursday.

County manager receives raise and thanks

Douglas County manager Patrick Cates received a 3-percent merit increase on Thursday

The April 22, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Thursday, April 21

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Notice of Hearing

Superfortress to visit Minden-Tahoe Airport

The B-29 Doc History Restored Tour is scheduled to be at Minden-Tahoe Airport on May 24-26.

Mormon Station seeks volunteers

Mormon Station State Historic Park is located in down town Genoa

Storm brings new rain to Valley

Rain started falling in Carson Valley around 4 a.m. as a storm arrived bringing heavy snow to the Carson Range and snarling traffic.

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Ordinance Introduced

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Advertisement for Bids

The April 21, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Wednesday, April 20

Wild horse advocates gather at Capitol as part of 50-state rally

Wild horse advocates will gather 1-4 p.m. Saturday in front of the state capitol in Carson City as part of the Wild Horse Freedom Rally planned for all 50 states.

Basque Club celebrating 41 years

Anyone interested in Basque culture and participate is invited to a meet and greet gathering 3 p.m. May 1 at JT Basque Bar & Dining Room in Gardnerville.

‘Flip Nevada Tour’ rally Thursday

Election season continues to heat up in Carson Valley

The April 20, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Tuesday, April 19

20-30 Club hosts mother of all egg hunts

More than 16,000 plastic and hard-boiled eggs sprinkled color on the fields at Lampe Park during the return of the Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club’s annual Easter egg hunt Sunday.

County proposes Airport Road, parking lot paving

Douglas County commissioners are being asked to approve a $774,007 contract to rebuild Airport Road and the parking lot on Thursday.

The April 19, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Applications sought for Board to Manage Wildlife

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for an appointment to the Advisory Board to Manage Wildlife.

Medical Center offers trauma support group

Carson Valley Medical Center is offering a 10-week trauma support group starting 4:30-6 p.m. every week starting Wednesday and continuing through June 29.

Monday, April 18

Update: Windy night expected as storm track resumes

A wind advisory takes effect 2 p.m. today and will last until 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Tiger softball keeps blasting away

Homers continue to power Douglas offense

Douglas High hit two more home runs in a 6-0 win over McQueen Thursday afternoon.

99-year-old leads life of adventure and happiness

Gardnerville resident Hazel Boulay celebrated her 99th birthday at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center on Wednesday.

The April 18, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Sunday, April 17

Minden nonprofit focused on needs for youth shares successes with Sisolak

Alicy Gray, 16, took about a year to come clean and become fully rehabilitated from some of the horrors she experienced.

An empty tomb, a heart full of joy

Reflections on the Word

Saturday, April 16

Active 20-30 Easter egg hunt returns

The Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club's traditional Easter Sunday egg hunt is 1 p.m. at Lampe Park in Gardnerville.

Anti-DUI booklet author faces theft charges

Authorities are asking anyone who may have invested with George Russell while he was at Lake Tahoe to call the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office at 805-232-3537 or the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office at 775-782-5126.

Friday, April 15

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Notice of Lien Sale

Snooks excels again in Tiger win

Douglas High starting pitcher Keegan Snooks backed up his five-inning no hit performance with a complete game against Galena Thursday

Blustery weather forecast for Saturday

The National Weather Service in Reno issued a wind advisory for Carson Valley from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

School district budgets $330,000 to cover fuel cost increases

Douglas County School Board trustees approve a tentative $64 million budget at a meeting held at Whittell High School.

Spring activities teach egg-citing Easter meaning

At Trinity Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten, Easter is more than just egg hunts and bunnies, even if that was the highlight during the school’s annual Easter celebration Thursday.

Genoa Town Manager convicted of interfering with first responders

Genoa Town Manager Matt Bruback received a suspended six-month sentence and $1,140 fine on Thursday

The April 15, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in Carson Valley

Thursday, April 14

Parking cited in synagogue’s permit rejection

A special use permit approval for Chabad Lake Tahoe Synagogue was overturned on April 7

Sheriff hosts open house May 11

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office’s open house is 4-7 p.m. May 11 at the Judicial Law Enforcement Building, 1038 Buckeye Road, Minden.

Martin Slough Trail work making progress

You can sign up to receive Martin Slough Trail project updates or an invitation to the ribbon-cutting ceremony by clicking the link at the bottom of the story.

The April 14, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Wednesday, April 13

Dangberg expands hours for season

The nonprofit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch expanded public hours for access to the historic Dangberg ranch house.

Service for Killer Salsa creator is April 30

Killer Salsa maker Fran Pritchard died March 13, 2022.

Douglas honors 911 dispatchers

National Public Safety Telecommunicators’ Week is April 10-16.

Elks honor firefighters with banquet

On April 9, the Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge No. 2670 held a Firefighter Appreciation Banquet.

Trafficking conviction results in 2-14-year sentence

Johnson Lane resident Robert Vieth Wilson is expected to appeal his jury conviction on multiple drug felonies

The April 13, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Nelson named NIAA executive director

After helping guide the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association through the pandemic, Donnie Nelson was appointed the fifth executive director.

Tuesday, April 12

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Notice of Application

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Notice of Joint Application and PreHearing Conference

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Private Sale

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Notice to Creditors

March sees 23 more people die on Nevada roads

Statewide, 24 pedestrians have been killed so far in 2022.

Truck driver faces charges in Bodie Flat fatal

A California truck driver faces a misdemeanor charge of vehicular manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 23, 2021, death of Bodie Flat resident Sean Leonard.

Hello winter What are you doing back?

Spring storm brings light snow to Carson Valley

Revised VHR ordinance settles lawsuit

After five years of work, the revisions to the Vacation Home Rental ordinance sailed through the county commission without any public comment.

County OKs new volunteer policy

Douglas County commissioners approved a new policy to streamline applications and background checks for volunteers on Thursday.

The April 12, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Monday, April 11

The April 11, 2022, R-C Storming Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, but mostly the storm

Saturday, April 9

Douglas High ceramist going to Carnegie Hall

Douglas High School Senior Carissa Bilderback, a student in Kelley Yost’s Ceramic class, will have her entry “Insecurities/Expectations” displayed in New York.

Last Topaz Lodge check kiter sent to prison

The final defendant in a check-kiting ring that cost the Topaz Lodge $30,000 was sentenced on Tuesday to four years in prison.

Extension celebrating pollinators in June

Cooperative Extension celebrates pollinators

The degeneracy of humankind

Reflections on the Word

Mono anglers ready to celebrate Fishmas

Eastern Sierra locals and visitors alike are gearing up for Fishmas on April 30, the official start to Mono County’s regular fishing season.

Judges tell legislators new rules will hit rural courts hard

Rules going into effect in 2023 will require defendants get an initial hearing before a judge within 48 hours of their arrest.

Friday, April 8

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Amended Notice of Hearing

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Application for Water

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Application for Water

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Application for Water

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

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Liquor and Gaming License Board notice

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Notice of Lien Notice

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Notice to Creditors

Registration open for 2022 Death Ride

Registration is open for the 41st annual Death Ride – Tour of the California Alps in Markleeville this July.

Van Sickle ranch easement clears last hurdles

Van Sickle Ranch approved for 417.84 acre conservation easement

Cold spring storm could bring rough weather

Time to unhook hoses as freezing temperatures arrive in the forecast

Demolition of Lakeside underway at Stateline

Just clearing the former site of the Lakeside Inn and Casino at Stateline will take most of this year, a spokesman for Barton Memorial Hospital said on Thursday.

The April 8, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Thursday, April 7

Genoa releases data from new radar sign

More than 90 percent of the 6,315 northbound motorists entering Genoa are exceeding the speed limit, according to data from the first week a new radar sign was in operation.

Carson Valley Art Association exhibit at Copeland Gallery

The Carson Valley Art Association announced the opening of their art show on Wednesday at the Copeland Gallery in Minden. The show runs through May 30.

The April 7, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

County tackles planning, library board appointments

Douglas County commissioners meet 10 a.m. today at the historic Douglas County Courthouse, 1616 Eighth St., Minden

Realtors play mini-golf for charity

A tournament for first responders is scheduled for June 4 on the front lawn of Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center.

Wednesday, April 6

Drought and fire

Our Opinion

The April 6, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Sheep to reduce hazardous fuels in Carson City

Dog owners asked to keep dogs on leash around sheep grazing areas

Gardnerville sheep will consume cheatgrass and other non-native vegetation on Carson City Open Space and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Carson Ranger District.

Tuesday, April 5

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Notice of Joint Application and Prehearing Conference

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Public Hearing

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Notice of Private Sale of Real Property

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice to Creditors

Jail earns recertification from national board

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office recently received its jail re-certification from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.

Business Showcase is back

For the first time since the coronavirus lockdown, Carson Valley’s biggest business event returns April 21.

Sierra East Slope experiences driest first quarter in 41 years

Things aren’t likely to improve as blocking high pressure continues to wall off Western Nevada from precipitation.

Douglas observes Autism Awareness Month

The Douglas County Autism Resource Fair is April 23 at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center

VHR ordinance revisions near completion

Planning commissioners will review changes to the VHR ordinance on Wednesday before commissioners tackle the final approval on Thursday

Mild January contributes to jump in taxable sales

A mild January after December’s big snowstorms contributed to a big bump in taxable sales.

Courts seek to maintain digital lead

Douglas County’s courts have been in the forefront of technology in the Silver State and the architects of that success are seeking help to keep them there.

The April 5, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Monday, April 4

Minden’s Copeland Lumber Building listed in Nevada’s State Register of Historic Places

Some sort of lumber yard was at the location of the Copeland Lumber Building from 1908 to 1993

Regional health officials wrapping up coronavirus response

Douglas County was seeing one new daily confirmed case of the coronavirus as of March 28

Ham Bingo returns Saturday

Kiwanis are hosting Ham Bingo at the CVIC Hall in Minden

The April 4, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley

Sunday, April 3

Carson Valley Quilt Guild Show June 4-5

The Carson Valley Quilt Guild’s 2022 Quilt Show is June 4-5 at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center in Gardnerville.

Power to witness begins at home

Reflections on the Word

Photo Club celebrates sweet 16

Carson Valley Photo Club members are celebrating their 16th anniversary by meeting in person 6:30 p.m. April 12.

Ranchos murderer safely in prison custody

Serial murderer Wilber Martinez-Guzman’s determinate prison sentence won’t expire until Sept. 29, 2222, more than 200 years from now, according to the Nevada Department of Corrections. Even if he lives to be 223 years old, he won't be eligible for parole.

Work begins on Carson Valley Medical Center expansion

Work begins Monday on Carson Valley Medical Center

Saturday, April 2

Tiger baseball upsets Reno High in Minden

Douglas take down No. 5 team in the country

The Douglas High baseball team used a big inning to pick up its first win over Reno in nearly a decade Saturday afternoon.

Friday, April 1

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Notice of Lien Sale

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Notice of Hearing

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‘Save the Basin’ helicopter effort gets $100,000 boost

An effort to purchase a firefighting and rescue helicopter for the Lake Tahoe Basin got a $100,000 boost last month.

Douglas seeks to identify corpse found in Pine Nuts

On Monday, members of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team located human remains while conducting training.

Celebration of former county commissioner's life was Saturday

Former Douglas County Commissioner Jim Baushke remembered at St. Gall

The April Fool's 2022 R-C Morning Report

A prank-free wrap-up of goings on in and around Carson Valley, Nev.