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Minden creamery donates ice cream to first responders

Hoch Family Creamery owner Greg Hoch donated 500-plus half-pints of ice cream that was delivered to first responders by Carson Valley Kiwanis

Gardnerville 9-year-old Little Miss Grand Supreme Winner

Kalila McConville has been crowned World’s Little Miss Tourism Grand Supreme 2022 at World Miss Tourism pageant in July in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Troop 33 fledges seven Eagle Scouts

During the last week of August, Troop 33 let seven scouts go from the nest to become Eagle Scouts.

Nothing lasts forever despite the best efforts

Trusts are created with a lifelong intent. However, unexpected life events such as the end of marriage can cause significant changes in personal and financial interest arrangements.

Let's worship all week

We are Christians full time. True? Shouldn't we worship full time? We're not to meant to be Sunday morning or half-day Christians. Psalm 121 helps us focus on worship anytime, anywhere we go.

Food Closet receives $5,000 donation for fire victims

The Carson Valley Community Food Closet was one of three nonprofits who received a $5,000 donation from NV Energy Foundation to support Caldor Fire evacuees.

Wild animals evacuating from fire, too.

As the Caldor Fire continues to push eastward, animal encounters may increase in areas around the Tahoe Basin and especially in Douglas County, according to a Nevada wildlife official.

Travel more, worry less

Years ago, my parents took trips to Guerneville, Calif., from their home in Hollywood.

My way or God’s way

Reflections on the Word

Former Genoan celebrates 100th birthday

Former Genoa resident Richard Bell will celebrate his 100th birthday on Saturday.

Friday's Concert in Minden Park postponed to Sept. 10

Mumbo Gumbo's performance in Minden Park has been postponed until Sept. 10

Fall is prime time to plant perennials

Business is buzzing at Lorraine and Ed Fitzhugh’s garden nursery, VitalBeeBuds LLC. The Gardnerville Ranchos couple’s mission to increase local pollinator populations and landscape sustainability determines their nursery’s plant offerings, and Lorraine encourages clients to consider permaculture when planning their green spaces (permaculture is a gardening system that is ecologically sound and self-supporting).

Guardianships can be expensive route

When a person with well-drafted powers of attorney becomes incapacitated and is therefore unable to take care of him or herself due to a mental or physical incapacity, typically their agent will be able to act immediately on their behalf and without any court involvement.

Listening to God when he speaks

Through the course of life’s highs and lows, it is not uncommon for us to desire to hear from God.

Wildlife show wraps up summer reading program

As part of the summer reading fun, the Douglas County Public Library is providing two wildlife shows Aug. 26.