Last day to apply for Main Street Gardnerville board |

Last day to apply for Main Street Gardnerville board

Staff Reports

Today is the last day to apply for a position on the Main Street Gardnerville board.

Anyone interested must be a lessee or own property in the program area, which includes most of downtown Gardnerville.

Applications should be sent to Main Street Gardnerville, 1407 Hwy 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410. Board applications are available both at the Main Street Gardnerville offices and on line at

The person chosen will serve until June 2014, at which point a request can be made to remain on the Board for a three year term.

The Main Street Gardnerville Board of Directors meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Gardnerville Town Hall, 1407 Highway 395. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. For further information, call782-8027.

Cruisescape Travel closes office in Minden

After 17 years, Cruisescape Travel owner Karen TenBroeck has closed her office in Minden and moved it to the AAA branch in Reno.

TenBroeck, who make her home in Genoa, said she will still be available to help Carson Valley residents make travel plans.

“I want to reiterate to my clients that they will get the same expert personal service just a different phone and email,” she said. “And shop local — Reno is more local than the internet.”

The number for TenBroeck’s new office is 775-326-2005.

Aramark takes over Spooner Lake concession

Aramark Parks and Destinations announced Wednesday that it has been awarded the contract with Nevada State Parks to operate recreational services at Spooner Summit in Lake Tahoe. Aramark operates the Zephyr Cove Resort and Lake Tahoe Cruises.

As of June 1, Aramark began managing Spooner Summit bike rentals, cabin rentals, a food and beverage station and a small amenities outlet.

Spooner Summit bike rentals are located on the east shore of Lake Tahoe at Spooner Lake and service a major trailhead for the Flume Trail and the Tahoe Rim Trail, both of which present spectacular, unobstructed views of Lake Tahoe.

These and other trails feature hiking, biking and backpacking.

Spooner Lake can be found on Highway 28 near the intersection of Highway 50.

To make reservations or for more information, visit or call 800-238-2463.