Rotary Club of Minden awards MEFIYI

Me for Incredible Youth (MEFIYI) thanks The Rotary Club of Minden for awarding a grant supporting its sports, education and career development teen programs. The programs mentors students, ages 12-18, helping them explore their talents and ambitions. Shout out to Jen Nalder for making this all happen.

Fires burning near Sequoia National Park producing haze in Carson Valley

Southern Sierra fires responsible for haze in Douglas County

Caldor Fire on the ropes, but firefighters wary of weekend weather

The acreage burned in the Caldor Fire was revised downward by 410 acres to 218,857 due to better mapping.

Tickets still available for Candy Dance dinner

Tickets are still available for the annual Candy Dance dinner in Genoa Park on Sept. 25.

Public safety power outage could result from forecast critical fire weather

The potential for critical fire weather this weekend has prompted NV Energy to notify customers that it might turn off the electricity to portions of the Lake Tahoe Basin and Carson Valley on Sunday.

The Sept. 17, 2021, R-C Morning Report

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

The Sept. 16, 2021, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news in and around Carson Valley

Highway 88 reopens 4 p.m. Thursday

Fire officials are asking travelers on Highway 88 to watch for fire equipment on the route, which opened at 4 p.m.

Update: Forest Service lifts regional closure for parts of Lake Tahoe

The lifting of a regional closure order tonight includes the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit outside of the back country.

The Sept. 15, 2021, R-C Morning Report

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

Overland operator merges with Great Basin Brewery

The operator of Gardnerville Overland Restaurant and Pub are merging with Great Basin Brewery in Sparks, according to a statement issued Tuesday night.

Alpine reopens Highway 88 between Hope Valley and Kirkwood

The Caldor Fire didn’t grow an inch overnight on Monday, sticking at 219,267 acres with containment reaching 68 percent, according to the Tuesday morning update.

The Sept. 14, 2021, R-C Morning Report

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

Diary of an Alpine evacuee

A fire is a living entity, creating its own rules from the nature of its being. It is not kind or thoughtful, nor in the least judgmental. It takes both the saintly along with the wicked in its own portions.