Jacks Valley students help Douglas Animal Shelter

Jacks Valley Elementary School recently completed its seventh annual fundraising drive to support the Douglas County Animal Shelter.

Women's History Month: Retiring Army Guard colonel says she has no regrets

First Nevada female colonel to command a brigade became a trailblazer for others

Joanne Farris doesn’t consider herself a trailblazer although she became the first woman in the Nevada Army National Guard to command a brigade six years ago.

Remembering a life well lived

A Celebration of Life is planned for Sierra poet Sallie Joseph and will be at Jan’s Ranch here in Smith Valley.

Historical Society recognizes three women in history

Three Douglas County women in agriculture were recognized at the Douglas County Historical Society on March 20.

The March 26, 2021, R-C Morning Report

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

Teen creative writing group meets virtually

The Douglas County Public Library hosts The Writer’s Block, a creative writing group for teens ages 13-17 that meets virtually the first Friday of each month from 3:30-5 p.m.

Remembering Cis, Hope and Courage

A celebration of life is May 15 for Helen "Cis" Kemp who took in starving horses Home and Courage in May 2008.

County celebrates Social Work Month

Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month recognizes the dedication and empathy social workers and social service case managers across the country deliver while providing services.

Medical center renews scoreboard naming rights

Carson Valley Medical Center has renewed its pledge again to be the Douglas County Community Services Foundation 2021 Naming Rights sponsor for all eight scoreboards in the Douglas County Community Center gymnasium located on Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville.

Spirituality finds a place in the new ‘school house’

When school buildings shuttered their doors in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Jehovah’s Witness families turned the challenges of remote learning into an opportunity to expand their children’s educationthrough spiritual activities.

Deputies raise $12,597 through CoCoMoes deliveries

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office thanked CoCoMoes for hosting a fundraiser for Douglas County dispatcher Kristin Oilar on March 12.

Comparing trusts and wills

Whether an estate is small or large, most people want to have control over its distribution upon death. That goal can be achieved with an estate plan. Trusts and wills are two most common estate planning documents.

Partnership releases anti-vaping video

Partnership Douglas County, in collaboration with public health agencies, substance use prevention coalitions and DreamPilot Films, announced the first of two mini-documentaries on youth substance use in Nevada as part of a 2021 Nevada Youth Advocacy series.