Stories for June 2023


Friday, June 30

Douglas County legal - 34892

Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds For Tiered Projects and Programs

Mono County legal - 34884

Section 106 Public Notice

Douglas County legal - 34868

Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

Morgan moves up to interim assistant county manager

After 30 years working for Community Services and its predecessor, Director Scott Morgan will fill in as interim assistant county manager while the county looks for a replacement for Jenifer Davidson, who moved up a notch to county manager.

Cold water shock a clear danger at Tahoe

An average of seven people succumb to cold water shock and drown at Lake Tahoe every year, according to Take Care Tahoe.

Forest Service asks Rabe Meadow visitors to stay on trails

Due to a wet winter and beaver activity in the area, the Lam Watah Trail which meanders through Rabe Meadow near Burke Creek and Nevada Beach, is currently flooded in some locations and trail users are bypassing flooded sections which is creating undesignated trails in the meadow.

The June 30, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Thursday, June 29

High water narrows Tahoe Beaches

Holiday visitors looking to spend some time on Lake Tahoe’s beaches may find there isn’t much space available thanks to high water.

Romo sits at 5-2 favorite for ACC celebrity golf; Sorenstam at 8-1

Former Cowboys quarterback in a three-time winner of the celebrity golf event at Edgewood Tahoe.

Leave the fireworks to the pros

The big Fourth of July fireworks display at Stateline returns at dusk on Tuesday.

Nevada's oldest town gets its Americana on

The Genoa Americana Festival opens with a children and pets parade 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Sertoma awards $21,000 to Douglas students

Carson Valley Sertoma awarded $21,000 in book and vocational scholarships to seven students in Douglas County.

Freedom 5k Fun Run is Tuesday in Gardnerville

Main Street Gardnerville ( hosts their 10th annual Freedom 5K Fun Run 8-10 a.m. July 4 from at Heritage Park, 1447 Courthouse Alley in Gardnerville.

The June 29, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Wednesday, June 28

Douglas protests Highway 50 ‘demonstration’

A plan to temporarily reduce a mile of Highway 50 to three lanes, including a turn lane is expected to be presented to Douglas County commissioners before it occurs.

Hot weather forecast to increase streamflows

There’s a possibility thunderstorms will move off after today, leading to the hottest temperatures of 2023 by Sunday.

Stateline casinos’ spring gaming bump late arriving

Stateline casinos posted one of the few bright spots for Nevada’s May gaming win, according to figures released Wednesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

Reduction in electric rates approved by Public Utility Commission

A reduction in electricity rates approved Tuesday by the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada might not make a huge difference in consumers’ bills this summer compared to last year.

The June 28, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Best of Carson Valley 2023 nominations start today

The Record-Courier’s annual Best of Carson Valley opens for nominations today through July 16. To nominate, go to and write in your favorites in the various categories. People may nominate more than one business but can only nominate in each category once per day.

Tuesday, June 27

Douglas County legal - 34606

East Fork Fire Protection District - General Fund

Douglas County legal - 34739

Consumer Confidence Report

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Advertisement for Competitive Bids

Douglas County legal - 34856

Annual Fiscal Report - Per NAC 354.561

Douglas County legal - 34830

Public Hearing - July 10, 2023

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Public Hearing - July 11, 2023

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Annual Report - 2023-2024

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Summary Annual Report - 2023-2024

Santoro: Nevada emerges as Stepping Stone U. for ambitious coaches

LSU's Jay Johnson becomes the latest in a line of former Wolf Pack coaches finding wins, glory — and money — elsewhere.

Kingsbury Grade to see work on Wednesday morning

Drainage work on Foothill Road and Genoa Lane is expected to wrap up on Friday as roadwork season continues.

Dozen Tigers in Jr. ROTC Leadership Challenge

Douglas High School’s Jr. ROTC program spent its last week of school at a four-day camp of rappelling, kayaking, high ropes course, and water survival training, based out of Reno.

Leadership Douglas County visits Genoa Courthouse Museum

Former Genoa Elementary School student visits old digs

Arts and culture reinvented in Alpine County

The second Woollystar Music Festival was well-attended June 17-18 in Alpine County

The June 27, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Monday, June 26

Thunderstorms forecast to return through Wednesday

Workers might want to roll up their car windows this afternoon.

Work to repair Highway 395 above Topaz Lake will start next month

Work on a section of Highway 395 at High Point Curve above Topaz Lake is anticipated to begin July 10

Valley’s markets and mingles kick off summer

Farmer’s markets are 4-8 p.m. Tuesdays in Minden on Esmeralda Avenue and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Heritage Park in Gardnerville.

The June 26, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Saturday, June 24

Sorensen’s renamed after Desolation Wilderness

For more information, visit

Friday, June 23

Douglas County legal - 34725

Notice of Hearing

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Round Hill General Improvement District

Douglas County legal - 34685

Marla Bay GID General Fund

Douglas County legal - 34727

Notice of Hearing

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Summary Fiscal Report (July 1, 2023) Proprietary Fund

Douglas County legal - 34713

Notice to Creditors

Update: Half-acre fire at Lake Tahoe started by lightning

Fire reported around 2:30 p.m. Friday

Diver who died at Sand Harbor identified

A 44-year-old dive instructor has been identified as the man who died off Diver’s Cove at Sand Harbor, according to the Washoe County Coroner’s Office.

History, Chautauqua round out June at Dangberg Home Ranch

Weather historian and former R-C Columnist Mark McLaughlin returns to Dangberg Historic Park to speak on his book “SNOWBOUND! Legendary Winters of the Tahoe Sierra,” 10-11 a.m. Saturday.

Sports medicine student talks to eighth-graders

Former Carson Valley Middle School and UNR student Hardy Leiknes spoke at the 8th grade sports medicine class taught by Michelle Norris, on May 22.

The June 23, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Author keynotes Christian writer's conference

Award-winning novelist Amanda Dykes of Minden will keynote the Cascade Christian Writers Conference

Soccer mom faces 21 charges in drug case

A woman arrested during an early morning June 14 warrant service on a Stodick Estates apartment was allegedly helping coach a youth soccer game when she took a break to conduct a drug sale, according to new charges filed against her.

Thursday, June 22

Minden pilot sets soaring distance record

Nearly 1,900-mile flight longest in history

Glenbrook’s St. John in Wilderness rector retires

Rev. Victoria Warren will retire after 12 years as rector of the historic St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church

Tahoe stewardship plan to address tourism, recreation challenges

A group of Lake Tahoe nonprofits, destination and land managers launched the Lake Tahoe Destination Stewardship Plan on Tuesday with the signing of an agreement to create the first stewardship council for the region.

Snowpack declines with arrival of summer

Nearly three-quarters of the record snowpack at Ebbetts Pass has melted off since May 10.

The June 22, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Wednesday, June 21

Class of 2023 salutes Douglas High’s finest

More than 300 students between Douglas High School, ASPIRE Academy, Douglas Nevada Online and the Adult Education programs received diplomas for their dedication and accomplishments, academically and socially.

School Board to seek new legal counsel

It took the Douglas County School Board more than four hours to decide whether to modify, terminate or replace the current legal services with law firm Maupin, Cox & LeGoy, during the meeting June 13.

The Summer Solstice 2023 R-C Morning Report

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

Tuesday, June 20

Douglas County legal - 34595

Notice of Hearing

Douglas County legal - 34623

Notice to Creditors

Douglas County legal - 34568

Notice of Trustee's Sale

Douglas County legal - 34596

Notice to Creditors

Douglas County legal - 34580

Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Petition for Change of Name

Douglas County legal - 34404

Notice of Trustee's Sale

New senior housing project could open by fall 2024

Ground has been broken on a 56-unit assisted living and 46-unit memory care project in Minden for a while, but on Tuesday Valage Carson Valley made it official.

‘Horrific collision’ results in 22-year prison term

Alfred James Villalobos, 29, was sentenced to 108-272 months in prison on Tuesday.

East Fork fights fire in high winds

All four of East Fork Fire District’s structure engines responded to a fire on Lava Court in Topaz Ranch Estates on Monday morning.

Santoro: MW getting tough with Aztecs is good for Pack

Fodder: Yes, the Aztecs just made a ton of money for the conference, but that doesn’t give them the right to treat the MW like it doesn’t matter anymore.

County tackles update to comprehensive trails plan

Sunday is the last day to participate in an online survey at

The June 20, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Judge rules in favor of Carson City slaughterhouse

Ruling on slaughterhouse won't affect denial in Douglas County

Monday, June 19

John Elway returns to ACC celebrity golf tournament

Former Broncos QB back at Edgewood for first time since 2017.

Whittell teacher accused in stalking

A Whittell High School teacher is on administrative leave after he was arrested in a stalking case at Lake Tahoe.

DeSantis headlines 8th annual Basque Fry

Florida governor says he’s the presidential candidate ‘who can get it done’

Real life Rosie the Riveter, Norma Sherman turns 101

Norma Sherman turns 101 today and to celebrate she wanted to be interviewed by the Record-Courier.

The Juneteenth 2023 R-C Morning Report

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

Sunday, June 18

Douglas housing market slowing

Douglas County’s housing market appears to be cooling off, according to figures released last week by Sierra Nevada Realtors.

Johnson Lane volunteers cook up Father's Day breakfast

Breakfast at the volunteer station on Stephanie Way is 8 a.m. to noon

Minden Elementary students celebrate Flag Day

Minden Elementary School students and staff wore red, white and blue on Flag Day in honor of Wednesday’s fifth-grade patriotic performance.

Sometimes we all head for a cave

Reflections on the Word

Man sentenced to prison in assault

A Gardnerville man who has a 2005 California conviction for voluntary manslaughter was sentenced to 14-48 months in prison for assault with a deadly weapon after he threw a knife that hit a woman.

Driver in fatal wreck goes to prison

Family members of a woman who was ejected and killed during a rollover collision June 27, 2021, spoke out against the driver Monday.

Saturday, June 17

Historic district rule revision advances

On Tuesday, planning commissioners approved revisions to the Genoa Historic District Commission ordinance

There’s no place like Auntie M’s

Marsha Bennett operated Auntie M's Coffeehouse in downtown Gardnerville for seven years.

Friday, June 16

Douglas County legal - 34538

Zephyr Cove General Improvement District - Annual Fiscal Report

Douglas County legal - 34529

Notice of Hearing

Douglas County legal - 34530

Annual Fiscal Report - Douglas County School District

Douglas County legal - 34499

Notice to Creditors

Douglas County legal - 34512


Douglas County legal - 34551

Application for Water No. 92736

Douglas County legal - 34282

Douglas County Lake Tahoe Sewer Authority - Annual Fiscal Report

Douglas County legal - 34413

Notice of Lien Sale

Douglas County legal - 34445

Notice to Creditors

Tretton named Nevada’s Gatorade Player of the Year

Second Tiger ever to earn the recognition

Talia Tretton capped her junior year Friday by being named Nevada's Gatorade Player of the Year.

County opts for selection, not election, to replace Tahoe Township Justice of the Peace

Douglas County commissioners instructed staff to come up with a process to find a new Tahoe Township Justice of the Peace

Laxalt's Basque Fest brings Florida Gov. DeSantis to Gardnerville on Saturday

On Saturday, Republican candidate for president Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is scheduled to attend the 8th annual Basque Fry hosted by Adam Laxalt at the Corley Ranch in Gardnerville.

The June 16, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Thursday, June 15

Commissioners approve contract for first woman to be county manager

A $208,000 five-year contract to hire Jenifer Davidson as Douglas County’s first woman county manager was approved by commissioners on Thursday.

Mountain lion shot in south county

A mountain lion was shot in Holbrook Highlands on June 5 for menacing a man and his dogs

Two women accused in multiple drug sales

Two women are in custody after search warrants were served by drug enforcement officers early Wednesday morning on two homes in Carson Valley.

The June 15, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Wednesday, June 14

Douglas Republicans host post-legislature town hall

Town Hall is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center

Gardnerville Station work moves forward

Work on the outflow to a 13,000-cubic-foot detention basin at Gardnerville Station has closed Mission Street for the last month.

Stormy ‘Aloha’ to Carson Valley Days

The rain held off during the Carson Valley Days Parade which brought 65 floats from Esmeralda Avenue to Lampe Park, but started shortly afterwards

Six share high school lessons

ASPIRE Academy’s ceremony is 12:30-1 p.m. at the CVIC Hall followed by Douglas High School at 5:30 p.m. on the softball field at the high school.

The Flag Day 2023 R-C Morning Report

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

Tuesday, June 13

Douglas County legal - 34290

Notice of Consumer Session

Douglas County legal - 34368

Notice of Petition for Change of Name

Douglas County legal - 34400


Douglas County legal - 34061

Notice to Creditors

Santoro: One Caleb loses, but the next is almost sure to win

Martin's run ends in NBA Finals; USC's Williams hopes to make Wolf Pack 'little sheepies in disguise.'

Governor signs bill silencing 5 p.m. siren

A bill designed to silence the Minden siren was signed into law by Gov. Joe Lombardo on June 7 after passing overwhelmingly in both the senate and the assembly.

Firefighter’s memoir burns stereotypes

A reading of “Burnt” is 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Pink House in Genoa. Tickets are available at

The June 13, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Diamond Valley students learn about hot air balloons

Inspired by Gardnerville’s Hot Air for Hope Balloon Festival, Diamond Valley Elementary School’s fifth- and sixth-grade students sought to learn just how balloons fly.

Monday, June 12

MEFiYI awards 20 seniors Molly scholarships

Molly Scholarships awarded and Eagle Valley Men's Club results

Hundreds attend celebration of battalion chief's life

Fire departments from across Western Nevada handled calls while nearly all of the East Fork Fire Protection District staff turned out for Battalion Chief Scott Fraser's celebration of life at TJ’s Corral in Minden.

Chautauqua event Saturday at Dangberg Historic Park

A workshop and performance by award winning actress and Smithsonian scholar Mary Ann Jung is 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at the Dangberg Historic Park.

Update: Man drives Jeep into river at Cradlebaugh

All lanes of Highway 395 at Cradlebaugh Bridge are open as of 11:40 p.m. Monday

Santi named Carson Valley Days Citizen of the Year

Carson Valley Swim Center was named overall winner

The June 12, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Sunday, June 11

Local golfer qualifies for U.S. Kids World Championships

Reina Dao, a fourth grader at Fremont Elementary School in Carson City, recently qualified for the U.S. Kids World Championship to be played in August at Pinehurst Golf Course in North Carolina.

Agriculture in the spotlight this month

Last weekend, Douglas High School students sold out during thier annual plant sale.

Focus on God not Goliath

Reflections on the Word

Flood watch issued for today and Monday

Participants will get a first-hand view of the river on the Carson Water Subconservancy District’s “Get on the Bus!” two-day tour from Hope Valley to Lake Lahontan.

Saturday, June 10

Carson Valley Days Parade wraps up

Now it's time for the carnival

Tahoe collision results in prison term

Anthony Angel Llamas, 22, was sentenced to 2-5 years in prison and taken into custody on Tuesday.

Friday, June 9

Douglas County legal - 34269

Notice of Request for Qualifications - Transfer Development Rights

Douglas County legal - 34222

Notice of Foreclosure of Mechanic's Lien

Douglas County legal - 34329

To Discuss Action to be Take on Resolution to Augment Budget - June 14, 2023

Douglas County legal - 34249

Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Petition for Name Change

Douglas County legal - 34244

Citation to Appear and Show Cause

Funding approved for Genoa Church foundation

Genoa Co. was the sole bidder on the $85,000 project that has been the subject of discussion for more than a year.

Pony Express Re-ride continues into Nevada

Re-rider expected to transfer mochila to Utah 1 a.m. Sunday

Elks deliver Meneley cards to veterans

The Tahoe-Douglas Elks recently delivered Veteran thank-you cards to Veterans who are hospitalized at the Reno VA Hospital.

Kavanagh wins Western Regional Championship

Ella Kavanagh, Sage Adie and Cash Hendricks all competed in the 2023 Western Regional Championship Tournament in mid-May, with a varying level of results.

The June 9, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Corley Ranch: First time for Backcountry a success

The Backcountry music festival opened the Corley Ranch and the Carson Valley to many new people.

Thursday, June 8

Forecast calls for drier Friday before next system arrives

Lightning strike sets fire near Ranchos

Main Street Gardnerville celebrates 15th anniversary

The Gardnerville program was the first in the state

Service Sunday for East Fork battalion chief

East Fork Battalion Chief Scott Fraser’s distinctive baritone was easy to recognize at a variety of calls, from megafires like the Tamarack to collisions in the Pine Nuts.

The June 8, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Wednesday, June 7

No charges filed against Markleeville man in carjacking

Niquoia Winterhawk Lundy will be released Tuesday after prosecutors said there was no evidence against him in the May 30 carjacking

Thunderstorms back in the forecast for today

Take shelter if you're outdoors.

Fundraiser underway for contractor

The gofundme for Caylin Keebaugh has raised $20,555 of its $50,000 goal as of Monday morning.

Carjacking survivor offers thanks

Gardnerville resident describes May 30 confrontation

Carson Valley Days schedule

Carson Valley Days carnival opens on Thursday

Carson Valley Days this weekend

The Carson Valley Days Parade will close Highway 395 8-11 a.m. Saturday from Buckeye Road to Waterloo Lane.

The June 7, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Tuesday, June 6

Douglas County legal - 34182

Ordinance 2023-1618 INTRODUCED

Douglas County legal - 34195

Indian Hill G.I.D. Annual Fiscal Report

Douglas County legal - 34191

Notice of Public Hearing

Douglas County legal - 34181

Ordinance 2023-1617 ADOPTED

Santoro: A Knights’ win would be state’s biggest

The Fremont Cannon is Wolf Pack pride; a Stanley Cup would become state of Nevada pride.

Pony Express Re-ride due in Genoa on Thursday

Track the Pony Express re-ride at

Juniors defeat Seniors 12-6 in annual Mountain Madness

Seniors may have outnumbered juniors during the Powder Puff game at Douglas High School Friday, but the juniors outscored them.

The D-Day 2023 R-C Morning Report

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

Monday, June 5

Falcons promote Hammer to girls basketball head coach

Sierra Lutheran's Dawn Hammer has taken over the girls basketball job for the Falcons for the coming winter.

Douglas softball dominates all-region team

Carson adds three players to list

Douglas and Carson High softball had numerous names on the Class 5A all-region teams released.

No flooding reported in Alpine from Sunday's storm

Thunderstorms to continue through the week

County approves vacation rental revisions

Addressing concerns about the density of vacation home rentals will be the next challenge for the panel charged with enforcing Douglas County’s regulations.

Valley hosts tributes to internal combustion engine

Valley sees Rappin' to Minden and Antique Engine and Tractor Show

The June 5, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Sunday, June 4

Saturday, June 3

Decades old school roofs to be replaced over summer break

After almost two decades of enduring leaks, Meneley and Jacks Valley Elementary Schools are getting new roofs over the summer and it’s not going to cost the Douglas County School District a dime.

Walters named Golfer of the Year

Updates from Douglas High golf, wrestling and volleyball along with local golf league scores

Friday, June 2

Douglas County legal - 34080

Notice to Creditors

Douglas County legal - 34068

Douglas County Public Works - Ad for Bids

Douglas County Legal - 33938

Notice of Summons

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Notice of Request for Qualifications

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Petition for Name Change

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Notice of Trustee's Sale

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Notice to Creditors

Service June 7 for Eric Wyatt Jr.

A memorial service is 11 a.m. June 7 at the Dresslerville Gym for Eric “EJ” Wyatt Jr. who was killed May 30, 2023, in Dresslerville.

Douglas County legal - 33925

Notice of Application & Prehearing Conference

Low bid $10.88 million to repave Highway 395 through town

Sierra Nevada Construction Inc. was the apparent low bidder

Jenifer Davidson named Douglas County manager

Commissioners voted 5-0 for the 2000 Douglas High School graduate

The June 2, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Therapy pigs visit Chateau

Three little therapy pigs visited The Chateau at Gardnerville

Thursday, June 1

Tiger track and field pins several to Class 5A North all-region teams

Douglas High track and field had several athletes selected for the Class 5A all-region teams this spring.

Bail set at $250,000 for carjacking suspects

The survivor of a Tuesday morning carjacking was literally shaking as she described how one of the suspects pressed a gun to her chest before taking the keys to her car.

The June 1, 2023, R-C Morning Report

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

Revised VHR rules hearing today

A revised vacation home rental ordinance could be adopted today by Douglas County commissioners.

Eighth-graders visit Carson Valley Museum

Amanda Laca, M.Ed., a recent recipient of the 2023 National Middle School Social Studies teacher of the year.

Mountain Madness wraps up year

Forty-six seniors and 28 juniors will demonstrate their skill, speed and ability against each other in the 24th Powder Puff Football Game at Douglas High School on Friday.