Workers are installing fiber optic conduit along Highway 395 to improve connectivity to reader boards and weather sensors.
JOIN, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Brandy Thomson was named chairwoman of the Carson Valley Medical Center Hospital Foundation
The discovery of 18-year-old Naomi Irion’s body on Tuesday was confirmed on Wednesday evening by the Lyon and Churchill county sheriff’s offices.
The Lake Tahoe Interagency Bear Team is asking residents to anticipate increased bear activity following the Caldor Fire
The Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge 2670 presented MEFIYI founders JoJo and Suzi Townsell with a $1,000 check to help promote, encourage and support amateur athletics, recreation programs and physical fitness for students in the Northern Nevada area.
Register for each class at http://www.growyourownnevada.com/horticulture-programs/home-horticulture-programs/grow-your-own/.
A new owner is operating the Ironwood 8 Cinemas in Minden after taking possession of the 24-year-old theater earlier this month.
County commissioners continue budget hearings today, Wednesday and Thursday.
With 20 years experience in the craft beer industry, former Minden resident Jazz Aldrich has been promoted to general manager at Great Basin Brewing Co.
A gubernatorial field of candidates that includes 15 Republicans and two Democrats marked the close of filing March 18.
The Nevada Interscholastic Athletic Association had a Board of Control meeting Tuesday where it discussed the potential of a handful of changes around the prep sports environment.
Douglas softball held a 1-0 lead through four innings against Bishop Manogue Thursday before turning on the jets in the final few innings.
Two wins by run-rule extend the Tiger winning streak to nine games early on in the year for Douglas baseball.
The Douglas County Community and Senior Center has a familiar face taking over as its new sports coordinator. Nick Lonnegren, a 2004 Douglas High graduate, will take over for Scott Doerr, who previously held the position for the last seven years.
A Fallon man charged with kidnapping is expected to appear in court on March 30.
25 businesses participate in the first Career and College Day at Douglas High School
The Carson Valley Swim Center has been awarded the Loss Control Excellence Program Award
Between Alpine and Douglas County, the Tamarack Fire claimed 25 structures and burned 68,696 acres of land.
Minden resident Sharla Hales has essentially won her race for Douglas County Commissioner District 2
Douglas High School student and Carson Valley resident Ryan Olson was named only the third state FFA President in the 93 years the Carson Valley FFA has had a charter.
Joseph Allan Cudia, 47, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for trafficking
Forecast high of 82 degrees on Friday would set new record
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said the agreement is a huge victory for all Nevada families and visitors.
Power is estimated to be restored by 1:45 p.m. Wednesday to seven Foothill homes after a garbage truck snagged a power line.
Douglas County commissioners are conducting budget hearings March 28-31. For more information, visit douglascountynv.gov and click on Agendas and Meetings
Julia Brown has served as interim library director since July 2021.
Douglas High School is giving students a prom to remember with a Night at the Ball on Saturday at Genoa Lakes.
No matter how warm it gets in these first weeks of spring, experienced gardeners warn against getting too eager to start planting warm-water crops.
Genoa resident Susan Jansen, 65, is seeking the Douglas County School Board District 2 Trustee seat held by Robbe Lehmann.
Retired Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini received a silver belt buckle engraved with a chukar for his more than three decades of service to the Carson Valley Chukar Club.
Downtown Gardnerville was snarled by a pair of collisions within minutes of one another that resulted in at least one person being transported for medical treatment.
Marin Collins and Riley Mello both said they’ll remain each other’s best friends after they graduate from Douglas High School.
A spokesman said the workshops will address current groundwater conditions and concerns over drought.
The state is hosting information booths to gather public feedback for future traffic improvements to Highway 50 along Lake Tahoe’s East Shore.
An Oregon parolee responsible for the traffic death of a Gardnerville Ranchos father of six received the maximum 8-20-year sentence on Monday.
It is unfortunate that we do not have a sufficient snow pack to completely recharge our aquifers, lakes and reservoirs.
Republican Douglas County Commissioner Danny Tarkanian said he filed for Rep. Mark Amodei's seat
On Saturday, Lyon County detectives released video from the Fernley Walmart that shows a man they believe was involved in Naomi Irion’s March 12 disappearance.
A last-day filing by a Minden resident puts second commission seat on primary ballot
Out of control burn draws request for help
Detours and traffic controls will be in effect over the summit noon to 6 p.m. Monday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday through Thursday and from 7 a.m. to noon on Friday.
A Foothill resident and former city treasurer filed for Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer on Wednesday.
Four Douglas jail inmates are facing felony charges in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday after a jail cell beat-down that occurred on Monday.
Alexander Jaiden Russell, 19, was sentenced on charges of attempted sexual assault of a child under the age of 16 and lewdness with a 15-year-old girl, he admitted fondling.
Visitors to the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Carson Ranger District are being reminded to stay out of closed campgrounds and follow warning signs when recreating in the area burned by the 2021 Tamarack Fire near Markleeville.
A Gardnerville man faces up to 20 years in prison after he admitted Monday to interfering with flight crew members and assault during a Halloween 2019 flight from Seattle to Las Vegas.
New federal legislation will fund $29.2 million to protect Lake Tahoe’s environment.
The niece of former Genoa Pink House owner Agnes Train — who was also one of the first curators of the Nevada State Museum — attended the minting of a medallion with her aunt’s likeness over the weekend.
As of 5:20 p.m. Echo Summit remains at one lane after a large rock landed near the top on Wednesday morning.
County commissioner and school district election boundaries changed due to the 2020 Census
Opening Weekend 7:30 p.m. March 18 and March 19 at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda Avenue in Minden. Advanced General Admission $22, $25 at-the-door. $20 seniors/students. $10 Douglas High School students with ID. Additional showing 7:30 p.m. March 25 2 p.m. Matinees March 20, March 26 and March 27. Tickets are available at the Box Office, located at 1572 U.S. Highway 395 N in Minden open Tuesday and Friday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. or at www.shottix4u.com
Justin Fricke is president of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Protective Association
Two towering home runs give Douglas High baseball its fifth straight win
The Douglas County Historical Society’s Women in History Remembering Project was Saturday in Gardnerville
A 1991 Blazer was the only vehicle a family was relying on when a California man stole it from a Stateline parking garage on June 9, 2020, the owner testified on Monday.
A 59-year-old former Johnson Lane man who had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl he met online was taken into custody on Monday to begin serving an up to five-year prison sentence.
The Tiger baseball team posted two wins over the weekend against league foes, toppling Damonte Ranch (6-2) before taking down Reed (14-5).
The Douglas High girls’ track and field team put together the best marks fo the four teams in attendance this past weekend with a team score of 75.5, topping second place Reno (73.5).
Republicans will be out on St. Patrick’s Day registering voters and urging them to check their registration prior to the primary election.
Carson and Douglas swim and dive complete pentathlon at Carson Aquatics Center over the weekend
With plenty of returning talent around the diamond, the Douglas High softball team isn’t dreaming anything short of competing at the top of Northern Nevada’s Class 5A.
Entering his third year at the helm of the Douglas High baseball team, head coach Ryan Gonzalez might have just a bit of cautious optimism about where Douglas may fall by season’s end.
It’s Sunshine Week, the annual celebration of open government.
Douglas High art teacher Kelly Yost’s students’ work may be viewed 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday through March 30 at the gallery, 1572 Highway 395, Minden.
The wind blew so hard it knocked the clocks forward an hour early Sunday morning.
Internet sales tax helped put Douglas over the threshold for guaranteed tax revenue from the state.
As of Friday night, Indian Hills is the only town or district with a race
Firefighters are practicing on the former casino before it is torn down this spring.
Margaret Hume Scott and daughter Agnes Scott Train Janssen will be recognized this weekend as part of Women's History Month.
A formerly feral feline was named The R-C's cutest critter.
Genoa Heritage Days are April 29 to May 1 in Nevada's oldest town
As the second anniversary of the coronavirus lockdown arrives, contagion simmers down in Douglas
Singer songwriter Keith Greeninger will perform 7 p.m. Friday at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda in Minden.
Each March, the National Association of Social Work recognizes how social workers and case managers have enriched our society and how their services continue to be needed.
Natalie Yanish is challenging Douglas County Commissioner Wes Rice.
Carson Valley Meats asserts “The denial by the Board of Supervisors ... was arbitrary, capricious, and characterized by an abuse of discretion.”
After rejecting a vacation home rental settlement offer in January, county commissioners voted 5-0 to approve a new deal last week.
The annual Women in History Remembering Project is 1 p.m. Saturday at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center.
Minority Leader James Settelmeyer said the $150,000 is about half the total cost of the legal battle.
A virtual trail from Spooner Lake to Tunnel Creek is just one of the projects paid for by more than $350,000 a year in proceeds from Nevada’s Lake Tahoe license plate sales and annual renewal fees.
An early Monday morning chase that started in Carson Valley Plaza resulted in the arrest of a Reno man in Carson City.
Filing for the 2022 election will continue through March 18
Residents of one of Nevada’s oldest streets may finally see some relief from the weekend congestion after an ordinance limiting parking was approved by Douglas County commissioners on Thursday.
Sierra Lutheran High School’s return to normalcy this year with its focus on student activities, athletics, the arts and community service keeps the high school experience engaging, according to Executive Director Brian Underwood.
Power was knocked out in parts of Minden for the better part of 11 hours after a vehicle knocked down a power pole at County Road and Carval Court around 6:15 p.m. Saturday.
“The Putnam County’s 25th Annual Spelling Bee” musical opens March 18
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is currently accepting applications for two appointments to the audit committee.
Filing for elected office begins 8 a.m. Monday
Sheriff's Office warns parents to keep marijuana products away from children
Gardnerville Ranchos residents Connie Koontz and Sophia Renkin were shot in their homes Jan. 9-13 as part of a murder spree. Their killer received consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole on Thursday.
The Tamarack Fire claimed 68,696 acres across Alpine and Douglas County and more than a dozen homes.
Douglas merchants brought in $109.1 million during December, up 17.2 percent from the $93.1 million in December 2020, according to the Nevada Department of Taxation.
A massive rockslide closed U.S. Highway 50 in both directions on Thursday at Echo Summit.
J. Kyle Dalpe will serve as the ninth president of the college.
On Wednesday, Shawnyne Garren announced she would seek the office of County Recorder
Tasting Room closed, distillery production will continue through end of the year.
A second attempt at a settlement of a federal lawsuit filed by vacation home rental owners against the county is up for debate at Thursday’s Douglas County commissioners meeting.
Sales tax charged for online shopping may have put Douglas over the top
Filing March 7-18 will set the stage for the 2022 Douglas County Election
The Tahoe Transportation District implemented fees Tuesday to park near the tunnel that accesses Lake Tahoe’s East Shore Trail.
Work on the third and most expensive part of the Cave Rock Water System is scheduled to begin this construction season at Lake Tahoe.
A 4-year-old bay roan gelding from near Eureka hit the jackpot, receiving the top bid of $9,250 at the Feb. 26 saddle-started wild horse adoption event at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center.
Less than a year after the death of his sister, Daniel Troy Hickey followed her on Jan. 26, 2022, at the age of 50.