Stories for July 2022


Sunday, July 31

Stateline casinos wrap up fiscal year down $23 million

Gaming revenues were down 28.75 percent in June, while taxable sales were up 10.2 percent in May

Big fire burning near Yreka in Northern California

First reported on Friday afternoon, the McKinney Fire has expended to more than 80 square miles

Saturday, July 30

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Rotary hosts Bill Henderson Memorial Golf Tournament

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Carson Valley team places second in Trans Tahoe Relay

A Carson Valley swim team dived into the 38th annual Trans Tahoe Relay achieving second place for their division.

Carson Valley Photo Club featured artist at Copeland Gallery

Contact the Carson Valley Arts Council office at 775-782-8207.

Dangberg releases August schedule

The full 2022 Dangberg Summer Festival event schedule is available at

Tahoe shuttle already making connections

The on-demand system is accessed and scheduled through the Lake Link app,, and operate 365 days per year 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and until 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays in summer and winter.

Forecast reports possible break in heat wave

Expect today to be another hot one before high pressure moves east allowing thunderstorms to enter the picture

Friday, July 29

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Wildlife show promotes more than reading

Thursday's annual wildlife show is a celebration at the end of the Douglas County Public Library's Summer Reading Program

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Hot August Nights Poker Run in Minden on Thursday

Participants in the annual Hot August Nights Poker Run will be in Minden on Thursday hoping to bolster their hand.

Winding down on Wednesdays in Gardnerville

Wind Down Wednesdays are scheduled for Aug. 24, Sept. 21 and Oct. 26 in Gardnerville's Heritage Park.

National Night Out arrives in Minden

For the first time, Carson Valley is participating in National Night Out on Tuesday evening.

The July 29, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Thursday, July 28

Report: Algae hit all-time high at Tahoe

“Tahoe: State of the Lake Report” was released on Thursday prior to the Lake Tahoe Summit, which is Aug. 16 at Sand Harbor.

Man plans guilty pleas in fatal wrong-way crash

The man accused of being drunk in the April 23 wrong-way collision that killed Fallon Montanucci waived a preliminary hearing in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday.

Clear Creek Trail ready to roll

The new Clear Creek Trail officially opened on July 7

North Valley property sells for $3.25 million

The Bently Family sold 246 acres in the Kirman Tract to an Incline Village based company for $3.25 million on July 5.

The July 28, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Wednesday, July 27

Paddlers pull for Tahoe research

More than 50 kayakers participated in a weeklong circumnavigation of Lake Tahoe in support of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center

Fair wind may send wildfire smoke packing

A heat advisory has been issued starting 11 a.m. Thursday and lasting through Saturday night

Window painter helps promote businesses through her own

Carson City resident Lowri McGill paints murals, characters and messages for businesses in Douglas County, Carson City, Lake Tahoe and surrounding areas, usually right on the business’ windows.

The July 27, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Tuesday, July 26

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Notice of application and Prehearing Conference

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Leviathan Mine Superfund Site presentation Aug. 22

In 1968, Leonard Anker wrote about Bryant Creek turning orange as it flowed from Leviathan Mine down into the East Fork of the Carson River.

Wildlife shows at CVIC Hall, Zephyr Cove Library on Thursday

The Douglas County Public Library celebrates the end of its Summer Reading Program with two wildlife shows on Thursday.

Westside Carson City

1 ACRE LOT, sits under "C" Hill

Room for Rent

Room for Rent Gardnerville

Update: Carson Valley Little League 12U team season comes to an end

The 12U Carson Valley Little League team is headed to the state championship game in Las Vegas.

Steel Sheds

Steel Sheds Built to Order



The July 26, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Monday, July 25

‘Hero’ dog aids Gardnerville man with heat exhaustion

The part bichon, part poodle may have saved Dick James’ life last week when he saw him suffering heat exhaustion.

Cauley has next bout at Bellator 284

Sullivan Cauley is set to get back in the cage at Bellator 284 in South Dakota in early August.

Lobo headlines 53rd annual Governor’s dinner

Rebecca Lobo became the first woman to headline the Governor’s Dinner Thursday evening at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City.

State announces acquisition of Kingsbury land

The acquisition of 10.6 acres of land in the upper Kingsbury area will help ensure the long-term management and protection of natural habitat for native plant and wildlife species in Lake Tahoe, and to help reduce wildfire risks, Nevada Division of State Lands announced on Monday.

Juggling at the park for bigger brains

You don’t have to be in the circus to learn to juggle. Douglas County 4-H is presenting juggling in the park for bigger brains and better health on Thursdays.

Stolen informant list sent to drug dealer

At least two confidential informants were reportedly threatened after an Indian Hills couple stole a list of 57 names off a state list and forwarded it to a Carson City drug dealer.

The July 25, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of mostly smoke related news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Sunday, July 24

Carson Valley Youth Day draws record numbers

Youth Day on Saturday saw a record number of children

Update: Smoke back with unhealthy levels in Carson Valley

The Oak Fire is burning a dozen miles west of the Washburn Fire in Yosemite National Park.

Saturday, July 23

Leading a life of justice and mercy

Reflections on the Word

Block grant cycle begins with Aug. 3 meeting

A meeting to learn about Douglas County’s 2023 community development block grant cycle is 10 a.m. Aug. 3 at the Minden Inn.

Friday, July 22

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NTRPA Governing Board Meeting Public Notice

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Ordinance INTRODUCED 2022-1604

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Reports: Driver in fatal runaway boat collision sentenced to 3-10 years

Driver in Nov. 9, 2021, fatal runaway boat wreck sentenced

Agencies share simple tree removal and defensible space steps

Defensible space is the area between a house and an oncoming wildfire where the vegetation has been managed to reduce the wildfire threat.

State adds additional messages to electronic highway safety signs

Statewide, there have been 187 fatalities on Nevada roads this year, the Nevada Department of Transportation is boosting existing traffic safety messaging on electronic highway signs with “Friday Focus” messages.

Four collisions snarl roads over two days

Impairment was suspected in two of the four wrecks on Wednesday and Thursday

The July 22, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Thursday, July 21

Representing at nationals

Tiger girls’ golf plays at Pinehurst as team from Nevada

Coming off a Class 3A state title, the Douglas High girls’ golf team was able to represent Nevada at the National High School Golf Invitational at the end of June.

Jet skier found safe after two hours in Tahoe

A 45-year-old man was found safe after two hours floating in Lake Tahoe when a riderless rented jet ski was found off Cave Rock in Lake Tahoe on Wednesday night.

Chamber remembers sole Director Emeritus Gerry Bing

For the first time in 55 years, the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce was without Director Emeritus Gerry Bing Jr., who died Dec. 8, 2021, at age 83.

Gardnerville graduates receive scholarships

Douglas High School graduates Diara Navarrete Amaral and Zoey Quinn each received $1,500 scholarships from P.E.O. Chapter AN of Carson Valley. Amaral also received the Carson Valley Quilt Guild scholarship.

Former pro football kicker gets prison time for felony DUI

David John Caylor, 55, received up to 14 years in prison after admitting to driving under the influence with prior felonies

The July 21, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Wednesday, July 20

UNR modeling shows wildfires peaking in 2040s

Plants use carbon dioxide to grow and as the greenhouse gas increases in the atmosphere over the next two decades, so will fire hazards in the West, a University of Nevada Reno researcher reported.

Preparations for Aug. 22 start of school year underway

With just over a month before school starts in Carson Valley, online registration has opened for new students.

Shoe Tree named second best brewer in U.S.

Minden brewery brings home half dozen medals from national competition

The July 20, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Tuesday, July 19

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Douglas County Liquor and Gaming License Board Notice

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Douglas County Liquor and Gaming License Board Notice

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Notice of Hearing

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Railroad Items Wanted

Also wanted Insulators, Bottles

The July 19, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Sprinkler rule repeal back on table

A revision of a sprinkler ordinance that would eliminate the requirement that new homes built more than 1,000 feet from a fire hydrant is before county commissioners on Wednesday

Monday, July 18

Update: Genoa man identified in Marla Bay drowning

A man who went into Lake Tahoe off Marla Bay was found on the bottom in 20 feet of water on Monday afternoon.

Tamarack Fire scars fresh a year later

Today is the anniversary of the date that the Tamarack Fire

Douglas 4-H Youth win ribbons at Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair

Douglas 4-H youth brought home a baker’s dozen of awards, including two grand championships and a champion market lamb from the June 22-26 Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair.

Douglas County mourns East Fork Justice of the Peace Jones

On Wednesday, East Fork Justice of the Peace Cassandra Jones succumbed to the cancer she’d been fighting for most of the last three years.

Tribal offices closed Friday in honor of former Chairman

A Marine Corps veteran of Operation Desert Storm, Waldo Walker served from 2006-2010 as the Tribe’s leader

The July 18, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Sunday, July 17

988 mental health crisis lifeline now available

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services is transitioning to 988, a behavioral health and crisis phone number, to ensure help is available for those in need.

Saturday, July 16

Critical fire weather forecast for Sunday

The first red flag warning for critical fire danger of 2022 has been issued for Western Nevada effective noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Freedom to become requires sacrifice

Reflections on the Word

Regional champion Little Leaguers raising money for state tourney

For the first time in 24 years, Carson Valley Little league has not just one but two teams heading to the state tournament.

Friday, July 15

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Petition and Hearing

Thunderstorms continue to dodge Carson Valley

Expect hot and dry conditions through the weekend

Subject of woman overboard call found safe at home

Lake Tahoe rescuers called out for the second evening in a row for a report of someone in the water

Nevada Agricultural Fair auction and showmanship results

The Nevada Agricultural Fair auction on Saturday sold 48 cows, swine, poultry, goats and sheep. The top buyers from the action were Simerson Construction, Carson Valley Meats and Raley’s. No child lost money from their animals and all the animals sold.

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Kingsbury synagogue prompts legal challenge

A change in the ordinance recommended by planning commissioners on Tuesday may head off an appeal of the county’s approval of a synagogue on Kingsbury.

The July 15, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley

Thursday, July 14

The Bastille Day 2022 R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Wednesday, July 13

County grants $155,000 to nonprofits

From fixing the stage lighting in the CVIC Hall to fixing feral cats, Douglas County commissioners approved 19 nonprofit requests amounting to $155,000 last week.

Douglas High grad films social media thriller

'Follower' may be viewed through the streaming platforms; Itunes, Apple TV, Amazon, Spectrum on Demand, Vudo, XBOX, Hoopla, YouTubeMovies and Google Play.

The July 13, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Tuesday, July 12

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Annual Fiscal Report

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Notice of Lien Sale

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Ordinance Introduction

‘Nunsense II' opens on Friday

For tickets and information, visit

County backs off sprinkler rule repeal

A wildfire that burned a dozen homes in Douglas County prompted a discussion on whether to require sprinklers for homes more than 1,000 feet from a hydrant, but not the one you’d think.

Carson Valley 12U wins districts

Carson Valley Little League's 12U All-Stars are headed to the state tournament after taking down Washoe, 1-0, last weekend.

Romo takes ACC crown

Tony Romo is no stranger to success on the golf course and at the American Century Championships.

JoAnne Skelly: Diagnosing plant problems

Figuring out the answer to “What’s wrong with my plant?” takes a plant detective.

Smoke remains on horizon for Valley

Whether smoke from the 3,221-acre fire near Yosemite will return to the Valley is in the wind.

Act of Congress may put Kahle Drive project over the top

The entire Kahle Drive Complete Streets project is estimated to cost $3.8 million

Nine men arrested in Stateline underage solicitation sting

Over two days, nine men were arrested in Stateline in an underage prostitution sting.

The July 12, 2022, R-C Morning Report

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

Monday, July 11

Smoke due to increase in Valley tonight

The Washburn Fire has grown to more than 2,000 acres as of 5 p.m. Sunday with federal mapping indicating hot spots about twice that.

Search begins for new Genoa town manager

A Genoa town manager might be in harness in time to witness Candy Dance.

The July 11, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Saturday, July 9

Gilbert gains one Douglas vote in governor primary recount

County commissioners certified the new vote total on Thursday

An even greater freedom

Reflections on the Word

Douglas County taxable sales generation strong in home stretch

County merchants generated an 8.7 percent increase in taxable sales during April, likely due in part to inflation.

MAYHEM takes over the Douglas County Fairgrounds

For more information or to buy tickets visit or

Air quality decreases as Yosemite fire pumps out the smoke

The Washburn Fire is burning 100 miles due south of Carson Valley

Friday, July 8

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Ordinance Introduction

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Notice of Hearing

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Yosemite fire sending smoke into Valley

A new fire burning southwest of Yosemite National Park is sending drift smoke into Carson Valley this morning reducing air quality along the Sierra.

Gardnerville approves pond rules, sans events ban

The pond is the largest water feature along the newly completed Martin Slough Trail.

County to take VHRs debate to the Lake

A proposal to repeal the ordinance brought forward by commissioner Walt Nowosad didn’t make it to a hearing on Thursday after a 3-2 vote to pull it from the agenda.

Dangberg announces July schedule

This weekend summer events continue 10-11 a.m. Saturday with graduates from the 2021 Chautauqua 101 Class portraying four historical figures.

First six months of 2022 in Minden driest on record

Only .76 inches of moisture have been recorded in the Douglas County seat, where records have been kept since 1906.

The July 8, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Thursday, July 7

Is it too early to give up on VHRs?

Record-Courier Opinion

Pickleball players looking for outdoor courts

Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in America, is becoming popular at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center, where players are looking to have outdoor courts built

Two reported hurt in multiple motorcycle pileup

One northbound lane of Highway 395 blocked by 9:15 a.m. collision

Nevada Agricultural Fair and MAYHEMiltition this weekend

MAYHEMilition begins tonight at the Douglas County Fairgrounds to support the Nevada Agricultural Fair.

The July 7, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Wednesday, July 6

Douglas investigators seek link to Mammoth catalytic converter thefts

Two Nevadans are being held by Mammoth Lakes police after a June 23 pursuit

Gardnerville gang member gets federal prison time

Jay Loren Prater was sentenced to 51 months in prison

Tips sought in Fourth of July Cave Rock fire

A Fourth of July fire near Cave Rock was started by illegal fireworks, Tahoe-Douglas fire officials confirmed.

Summer reading program events are a big hit

The Summer Reading Program hosted a performance by the Japanese drum group Taiko Tsurunokai.

Fourth of July generates more than a ton of trash at one Douglas beach

More than 300 volunteers, an eight-person dive team, and one beach-cleaning robot spread out Tuesday to remove 3,450 pounds of trash left over from the Fourth of July on five Lake Tahoe beaches.

The July 6, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Tuesday, July 5

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Notice of Prehearing Conference

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Notice of Annual Resource Planning

Mono, Sierra Club find bright side to Long Valley dewatering ruling

Ruling confirms Los Angeles utility must conduct environmental analysis before drying up Mono County's Long Valley

Jackson fire causing haze in Carson Valley

Federal fire detection shows the Electra Fire has nearly doubled in size since its last report of 3,034 acres

Valley celebrates red, white and blue Monday

Douglas County celebrates the Fourth of July

Bracing for wildfire season’s return

With dry breezy conditions in the forecast, the chances for a wildfire are increasing daily, prompting fire restrictions on public lands across the Sierra Front.

The July 5, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Monday, July 4

Parade greets Fourth in Nevada's oldest town

Genoans celebrate the Fourth with Parade and music.

Commissioner seeks repeal of VHR program

The application period for the waitlist for Tier 2 and 3 vacation home rental permits in Douglas County is open during July.

Toxic algae prompts danger warning at Indian Creek Reservoir

One of the collateral consequences of the Tamarack Fire might be an early blue-green algal bloom at Indian Creek Reservoir generating well above dangerous levels of toxins.

Service for former food closet chairman July 8

A celebration of life for former Carson Valley Community Food Closet Board Chairman Mike Wiley is 10 a.m. July 8 at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville.

Gardnerville attorney wraps up practice

Longtime Gardnerville attorney Kris Brown is retiring

The July Fourth, 2022, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley

Saturday, July 2

Carson River Resort, celebration of a century

This weekend, the Carson River Resorts in Alpine County will be celebrating its 100th anniversary.

Friday, July 1

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The Fourth kicks off early at The Chateau at Gardnerville

Communites celebrate the Fourth of July across Douglas County

Update: Big rig fires snarl traffic on Highway 50, I-80 on Friday

Routes have reopened after two Friday truck fires

Great Western Steam Up celebrates 150th anniversary of Virginia & Truckee

Starting today, the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City will play host to the Great Western Steam Up – a four-day Fourth of July celebration of the 150th anniversary of the rail line that connected Virginia City and San Francisco for passenger service via the Virginia & Truckee Railroad.

Work begins this summer to rescue Hope Valley aspens

A fuels reduction, aspen and meadow restoration project is scheduled for this summer in the Carson River’s West Fork watershed

Food Closet relaxes income requirements

The Carson Valley Community Food Closet is relaxing its eligibility requirements for individuals and families in Douglas County who need its services.

Gardnerville man denying child porn charges

Daniel William Phillips, 61, made his first appearance with an attorney in East Fork Justice Court on Friday morning.

Sheriff's Office conducts seminar on active shooters

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an active shooter training designed to educate and inform the community.

The First of July 2022 R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.