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The June 25 R-C Morning Report
The June 25 R-C Morning Report

June 25, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — There’s a fresh coat of asphalt on Foothill Road north of Muller and on Genoa Lane between town and Highway 395.  County commissioners are scheduled to meet 4 p.m. today to set...


Fire claims cargo container contents
Fire claims cargo container contents

June 24, 2019

A fire in a cargo container sent a plume of black smoke over Gardnerville that could be seen across Carson Valley on Monday afternoon. Reported at around 1:20 p.m., the fire was located off the...


The June 24 R-C Morning Report
The June 24 R-C Morning Report

June 24, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — There were more than two-dozen arrests over the weekend, with three underage drinkers taken into custody at Nevada Beach and another at a Stateline casino. I’ll follow up on the felonies this...


Chinese immigrants helped build Sierra mining camps
Chinese immigrants helped build Sierra mining camps

June 23, 2019

Chinese immigrants were abundant in the mining camps of the Sierra Nevada in the latter half of the 19th century. In the 1860s, the first Chinese immigrants found their way to Aurora and by the...


Judge rules Ranchos murder suspect may be tried in Reno
Judge rules Ranchos murder suspect may be tried in Reno

June 23, 2019

A man held in the murders of two Gardnerville Ranchos women may be tried in Reno, a Washoe County Judge ruled on Friday. District Judge Connie Steinheimer ruled against a defense motion to dismiss charges...


Chautauquans perform at Dangberg
Chautauquans perform at Dangberg

June 23, 2019

Young Chautauquans of the Douglas County Historical Society will present “We Taught the World New Ways to Dream” at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The Douglas County Historical Society Young...


Jury finds man guilty in 2017 Stateline hotel murder
Jury finds man guilty in 2017 Stateline hotel murder

June 22, 2019

While not accepting a claim of self-defense, a Douglas County jury decided the stabbing death of a Reno man in a Stateline hotel room wasn’t premeditated. The jury took six hours to come to the...


Sleepy driver survives dunk in West Fork
Sleepy driver survives dunk in West Fork

June 22, 2019

A motorist who fell asleep at the wheel woke up headed into the raging West Fork of the Carson River on Monday afternoon. Rescuers from Alpine County and East Fork Fire District responded to the...


Backpack Buddies enters its 10th year

June 22, 2019

The Douglas County Backpack Buddies Program a community based charitable organization. Now in its 10th year, it continues to provide weekend food to homeless and in-need students in Douglas County. During the school year participating...


New laws change elections, sentencing
New laws change elections, sentencing

June 22, 2019

Next year’s election process will be an interesting one thanks to new laws enacted by the Nevada Legislature. Clerk-Treasurer Kathy Lewis said changes included same-day voter registration and that results will be spread out across...


MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash postponed

June 22, 2019

The MEFIYI Summer Sports Bash football and basketball camps scheduled for June 25 and 26 have been postponed due to the fact the Douglas High football field is being resurfaced. It’s hoped the camps will...


Carson man denies charges

June 22, 2019

A Carson City man is denying assault and burglary charges connected with a confrontation at a Topaz Ranch Estates home. A preliminary hearing for Boyd Turtle, 54, was delayed on Friday after a witness failed...


Serving God by serving others
Serving God by serving others

June 22, 2019

2 Samuel 23:8 says; “These are the names of the mighty men whom David had…” That text goes on to name some of the mighty men who followed King David. They were great warriors, their...


Dancers talking soul-to-soul
Dancers talking soul-to-soul

June 22, 2019

I am having coffee with a very dynamic lady. The reason she isn’t intimidating me is because we are both dancers. Dancers speak soul to soul; words are incidental. Sally Bailey danced with the San...


University Women award scholarships
University Women award scholarships

June 22, 2019

The University Women’s Club of Carson Valley awarded three $1,500 Jane Jobe/Anne Phillips Memorial Scholarships. Alexandra Sims who recently graduated from Aspire Academy High School was a winner. Sims will attend Western Nevada College, majoring...


Celebrity Luau set for July 25-26

June 22, 2019

The Celebrity Waiter Luau is Friends In Service Helping’s annual Carson Valley fundraiser where local ‘celebrities’ compete for tips to help offer a hand up to the less fortunate in our community. All proceeds stay...


Gardnerville students spend day at Tahoe
Gardnerville students spend day at Tahoe

June 22, 2019

Gardnerville Elementary School students were made into scientists during their recent trip to Lake Tahoe aboard a research boat. This year’s trip was fully funded by Carson Valley 20/30 Club #85 Dana Rosingus’s fifth-grade class...


Mike Tice 9th annual charity weekend “For the Kids”
Mike Tice 9th annual charity weekend “For the Kids”

June 22, 2019

The 9th annual charity golf tournament weekend “For the Kids,” hosted by Mike Tice is next weekend. Tice is former head coach of the Minnesota Vikings and more recently, offensive line coach for the Oakland...


Motorhome defendant may be in court Tuesday

June 22, 2019

A man who is claiming he is wrongly accused of eluding and endangering deputies in a fiery August 2018 motorhome chase is scheduled to appear in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday. Christopher Debastiani, 47,...


June contest draws more than a dozen entries
June contest draws more than a dozen entries

June 22, 2019

The newest members of the Carson Valley Photo Club saw a flash of success as the June contest winners. The winner captured everyday objects in accordance the contest theme. “Our judge, Mary Kay Kaluza, did...