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JoAnne Skelly: Perennial pepperweed, aka ‘tall whitetop’
JoAnne Skelly: Perennial pepperweed, aka ‘tall whitetop’

May 24, 2019

Visiting the garden today at the Greenhouse Project, I was discussing perennial pepperweed, Lepidium latifolium, management with Cory King, the Project’s manager, farmer and educator. Controlling this noxious invasive weed organically is difficult. The most...


County starts work trimming master plan
County starts work trimming master plan

May 24, 2019

A slimmer, trimmer Douglas County master plan is in the works that will focus on maps indicating land use. Douglas County commissioners approved a plan on Thursday to have staff prepare revised drafts of the...


Kids Fishing Derby registration ongoing
Kids Fishing Derby registration ongoing

May 24, 2019

Registration is ongoing for the 30th annual Kids’ Fishing Derby at Lampe Park on June 1 and 2. This is a free event for all children age 3-12. Pre-registration is required for one of the...


Gardnerville students painting mural
Gardnerville students painting mural

May 24, 2019

Gardnerville Elementary School students are filling in what amounts to Carson Valley’s biggest coloring book. A mural is being colored in by students after artist Alanna McDaniel drew on the walls near the school garden....


Four Douglas deputies graduate academy
Four Douglas deputies graduate academy

May 24, 2019

On Wednesday, Douglas County deputies Jeremey Cunningham, Jose Gutierrez, Stephen Graves and Joshua Hodges graduated from the State of Nevada Police Officers Standards and Training Academy. Cunningham represented the entire Academy Class as their representative...


The May 24 R-C Morning Report

May 24, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — According to the Census estimate released on Thursday, Douglas County was at 48,467 people, making it the sixth of Nevada’s 17 counties. Clark County added roughly that same number of people in...


Tip-a-Cop with CoCoMoes benefits Special Olympics
Tip-a-Cop with CoCoMoes benefits Special Olympics

May 24, 2019

On Tuesday from 4-8 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office joins forces with CoCoMoes Q restaurant in the Gardnerville Ranchos for a “Tip-A-Cop” fundraiser. Volunteers from the DCSO will be on hand to serve restaurant...






The May 23 R-C Morning Report

May 23, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — Presale tickets for the Carson Valley Days Carnival are available at Raley’s, Accolades Trophies and Nevada State Bank for $20. The tickets are only good June 7-9, so don’t try to use...


Remarkable businesswoman is Carson Valley veterinarian
Remarkable businesswoman is Carson Valley veterinarian

May 22, 2019

Veterinarian Dr. Dawn Gleason operates her own mobile practice in the Carson Valley. Gleason is a graduate of Colorado State University with a doctorate in veterinary medicine. Having lived in Carson Valley since 2012, Gleason...


Minden resident named remarkable mother
Minden resident named remarkable mother

May 22, 2019

Nominated by her daughter, Minden resident Jessica Radke was named a remarkable mother on Tuesday. Radke graduated from Douglas High School in 2000 and from Western Governors University in 2018. She teaches third-grade at Meneley...


Litka named for remarkable community involvement
Litka named for remarkable community involvement

May 22, 2019

A 1998 graduate of Douglas High School, Pamela Litka received the Community Involvement award at Tuesday’s celebration of Carson Valley’s Remarkable Women. A participant in the annual Bunko for Breast Cancer event for the past...


Karen Lamb named remarkable teacher
Karen Lamb named remarkable teacher

May 22, 2019

A 2000 graduate of Douglas High School, Karen Lamb came back to teach at her alma mater in 2006. On Tuesday, Lamb was named most remarkable teacher at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Since...


Fischer remarkable young professional
Fischer remarkable young professional

May 22, 2019

Gardnerville business owner Meredith Fischer was named the Young Professional in the second annual celebration of Carson Valley’s Remarkable Women. A Douglas County native, Fischer graduated from Douglas High School in 2004. She received her...


Paris named Remarkable veteran
Paris named Remarkable veteran

May 22, 2019

Gardnerville resident Jackie Paris was named a Remarkable veteran at Tuesday’s celebration of the Carson Valley’s Most Remarkable Women at the Carson Valley Inn on Tuesday. Paris served in Iraq for three months with the...


Scarselli reading specialist a Remarkable Woman to Watch
Scarselli reading specialist a Remarkable Woman to Watch

May 22, 2019

Longtime Carson Valley resident Hollie Harvey was named a remarkable woman to watch at a ceremony held at the Carson Valley Inn on Tuesday. Harvey is a Scarselli Elementary School learning strategist who successfully requested...