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Berry assumes command as state’s new adjutant general

September 15, 2019

RENO — Brig. Gen. Ondra Berry assumed command Saturday of the Nevada National Guard in a time-honored tradition that has endured throughout the years of military history. The 60-year-old Berry, a retired Reno policeman and...



Nevada Celts come to Carson Valley

September 14, 2019

There’ve been lots of celebrations of culture in Carson Valley ranging across the alphabet from the Basque to the Washoe. But on Saturday the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park played host to the first Celtic...


Red flag raised for extreme fire danger starting Sunday

September 14, 2019

A red flag warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for gusty winds and low humidity starting 8 a.m. Sunday. Forecasters said they were particularly concerned about wind prone locations the Highway 395...


Basque Fry draws big crowd to Gardnerville

September 14, 2019

More than a thousand people turned up at the annual Basque Fry in Gardnerville to hear a full slate of Republican speakers and enjoy some barbecue. The fifth annual event was held at the Corley...


Rancher’s life centers around the seasons

September 13, 2019

She would crawl up in the apple tree after dark, hiding amongst the rustling leaves and sweet smelling fruit. She didn’t mind waiting there with a gentle breeze blowing on a hot summer night. She...


Hospital hires patient advocate

September 13, 2019

It was Mother’s Day 2016. Brittany Wilson was sitting in the Carson Valley Medical Center emergency department feeling otherwise helpless, waiting for news on her mom. Emergency staff had detected an unruptured aneurysm in her...


National Auto Museum in Reno hosts trick or treating

September 13, 2019

Looking for a really unusual place to take the little ones trick or treating this year? The National Automobile Museum in Reno is hosting its annual “Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum,”...


Traffickers admit selling drugs

September 13, 2019

A Lake Tahoe couple faces up to 30 years each in prison after they admitted Tuesday to trafficking in methamphetamine. Timothy R. Hecox, 61, and Holly J. Anderson, 50, were arrested on July 20 as...


Merry times at Morley’s Books

September 13, 2019

Today is Carson City’s September Wine Walk Day. I am at Morley’s Books (used and rare books). This is where I will spend the next few hours displaying my book, and hopefully selling a copy...


Next steps for master plan maps

September 13, 2019

Less than a week after county commissioners rescinded approval of updated maps in the Douglas County master plan, staff members were working to figure out how to get the process back on track. An Oct....


Changes afoot at David Walley’s Resort

September 13, 2019

The new owners of David Walley’s Resort are planning several improvements to the resort, but are also making some changes to services they offer. Day spa services, including in-spa massages and facials, will be discontinued...


Topaz fishing season wraps up this month

September 13, 2019

Hello fellow anglers. We have a few things going on in our local area. For anglers that fish Topaz Lake, you have until the end of the month to wet a line. As of Oct....


Douglas High tennis teams knock off Wooster

September 13, 2019

The Douglas High girls tennis team rolled to a Thursday victory against Wooster. Douglas won 15-3. Natalie Alexander, Amanda Shaffer and Ava Tarkanian went a combined 6-0 in singles action. In doubles, Maggie Hutchings/Taylor Reardon,...


Reed’s big plays too much for Douglas High

September 13, 2019

MINDEN — Reed High’s offense is known for its big plays. On Friday night the Raiders proved it in a 63-20 win over Douglas. The Raiders had scoring plays of 65, 62, 41 and 64...



4-H sign-up night Monday

September 13, 2019

Douglas County 4-H Sign-Up Night is 6:30 p.m. Monday at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Road. Students ages 5-19 as of Jan. 1, 2020, may join 4-H to participate in hands-on projects to...


Grant will help Dangberg Home Ranch carry on

September 13, 2019

A $14,300 grant will help the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park continue to operate. The Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation awarded the grant to the nonprofit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch. The park...


Centennial Ranch program seeking nominations

September 13, 2019

Farms and ranches in operations for 100 years or longer can apply for the Nevada Centennial Awards. The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) is accepting applications for the 2019 Nevada Centennial Ranch and Farm Awards...