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The April 12, 2024, R-C Morning Report

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

River Fork Ranch hosts open house

The Nature Conservancy in Nevada will be hosting an open house 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at River Fork Ranch Preserve in Genoa.

Dwyer says she won't apply for Douglas school superintendent

After six months in the district’s top seat, Jeannie Dwyer was ready to take on the position full time, only to be rejected at Tuesday’s school board meeting.

Minden approves 10th Street sidewalk project

Shaving 2 feet off the west side of 10th Street in Minden was the favored option for installing sidewalks on the route that connects Highway 395 and County Road. The town has $700,000 to complete the streetscape project with half coming from federal recovery funds and the other half coming from the town.

The April 11, 2024, R-C Morning Report

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

Minden remembers Susan Jackson

A memorial to Minden native Susan Jacobsen Jackson will likely be near the entrance to the pavilion in the wetlands named after her father. Jackson, 65, died on Valentine’s Day after a 14-month battle with cancer. She served on the town board for almost five years, starting out as an appointee and then was elected in 2020.

Free school meals ending statewide

After four years of Nevada students receiving free meals, schools statewide will return to pre-pandemic policies at the completion of the 2023/2024 school year. “Universal free meals are coming to an end, but students who are eligible for free and reduced meals will still receive those benefits,” said Douglas County School District Director of School Nutrition Program Jordy Foster.

Long term goals for Gardnerville Station checked off

Though repaving Highway 395 is still in the works, two of Gardnerville’s longtime goals for Gardnerville Station have already been achieved. The connection to the detention basin under the Gardnerville Station parking lot and the softening of the Gardnerville S curve have both been completed.

Co-directors named to lead Food Closet

Two employees will take charge of the Carson Valley Community Food Closet as co-directors after the departure of longtime Director Sarah Sanchez.

The April 10, 2024, R-C Morning Report

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

Ranchos Roundup: Aktion Club recognizes Seeman Foundation support

When it first formed in 2016, Aktion Club of Carson Valley had seven members on the roster. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Carson Valley with a mission “to provide adults living with disabilities an opportunity to develop initiative, leadership skills, and to serve their communities,” the local Aktion Club has since become one of the fastest growing service clubs in the area.

Update: Planning Commission upholds staff in substation appeal

Planning commissioners met Tuesday in the Douglas County Courthouse, 1616 Eighth St., Minden.

Alta Alpina announces spring events

Alta Alpina Cycling Club’s annual spring membership party is 6 p.m. Thursday at the CVIC Hall in Minden.

Adie named community services director

After three years as assistant community services director, Brook Adie has been named to director of the county department that oversees parks, recreation, weed control, public transit, senior services, social services, animal care, and community health.

School board may appoint Dwyer as superintendent

A discussion to appoint interim Douglas County Superintendent Jeannie Dwyer to the district’s top position is one of several topics during Tuesday’s school board meeting at George Whittell High School.