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Business buys new headquarters in Gardnerville
Business buys new headquarters in Gardnerville

June 17, 2019

Fabric Chicks making a name for itself in the quilting, sewing and craft supply field since its inception in 2007, purchased its company headquarters in the old Myers Realty building at 1511 Main St. in...


Galloway named Sierra Nevada Media Group general manager
Galloway named Sierra Nevada Media Group general manager

June 9, 2019

A 17-year veteran of local media, sales, and marketing in the Sierra Nevada region has been named general manager of Swift Communications Sierra Nevada Media Group, which includes the Nevada Appeal. Rob Galloway begins in...


New doctor joins Medical Center’s senior care practice
New doctor joins Medical Center’s senior care practice

May 22, 2019

Dr. A. Matt Phillips recently joined Carson Valley Medical Center’s family of medical professionals where he will serve as a primary care provider with CVMC’s Senior Care practice, 1516 Virginia Ranch Road in Gardnerville. Phillips...


Cocomoes’ new hours start May 17
Cocomoes’ new hours start May 17

May 9, 2019

Starting May 17, Cocomoes will be open noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The Gardnerville Ranchos eatery has been open for a month and owner Ben Larimer said the response has been good. The...


Valley printer has ink in his blood
Valley printer has ink in his blood

May 3, 2019

Her eyes command your gaze and she lets out a low growl. She does not rise, but remains curled up in her comfortable chair. Her fame allows her to do whatever she wants. This is...



TRPA drops short-term rental deed restrictions
TRPA drops short-term rental deed restrictions

April 26, 2019

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency board dealt a deathblow to a proposal that would have placed deed restrictions on residential building allocations, in effect barring new homes from being used for vacation home rentals and...


Main Street honors volunteers, businesses
Main Street honors volunteers, businesses

April 24, 2019

Main Street Gardnerville recognized the efforts of its volunteers and businesses on Tuesday. “We appreciate the opportunity to acknowledge the volunteers and businesses that help improve the Main Street Gardnerville district.” said Executive Director Debbi...


Tahoe convention center bill passes State Senate
Tahoe convention center bill passes State Senate

April 24, 2019

A bill that would add a $5 a night room charge to hotel rooms to help pay for a convention center at Stateline was approved by the Nevada Senate on Monday. Last week, Douglas County...


Big crowd turns out for Showcase
Big crowd turns out for Showcase

April 12, 2019

An estimated 1,200 people attended Thursday’s 19th annual Business Showcase. The line to get in stretched from one end of the Douglas County Community & Senior Center to the other at around 3 p.m., when...


Taxable sales sluggish in January

April 11, 2019

While taxable sales were up in January compared to the prior year, Douglas County’s 4.3 percent increase was the state’s most sluggish growth. Merchants raked in $56.87 million in taxable sales during the first month...


Business Showcase on the way
Business Showcase on the way

April 7, 2019

One of the more reliable signs of spring is the Chamber Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase, 3-6 p.m. Thursday at the Community & Senior Center “This is the 19th year the Chamber has hosted...


Tickets on sale now for celebrity golf tournament

April 1, 2019

Tickets are available now for the 30th annual American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament July 9–14. A season pass ticket good for all six days is available for $70 for Tuesday through Sunday access. Daily...


Project proposes manufactured, not mobile, homes
Project proposes manufactured, not mobile, homes

April 1, 2019

The developer proposing a 158-home manufactured home project on the south end of Gardnerville could face an uphill battle before county commissioners. Stoneridge developer Chuck Hathoot said the homes he’s proposing for the project are...


Woman named director of Chateau
Woman named director of Chateau

March 27, 2019

Foothill resident Katie Nichols has been named executive director of Pegasus Senior Living’s The Chateau of Gardnerville. As director the Chateau will be one of three Pegasus’ communities designated as learning sites. “These communities will...


Minden hotel workers win hospitality awards
Minden hotel workers win hospitality awards

March 27, 2019

Two Minden hotel employees were honored at the first Northern Nevada Hospitality Awards on March 1. Carson Valley Inn Chief Engineer Michael Belanger was named management professional of the year by the Nevada Hotel and...


Minden firm one of seven in state expanding

March 21, 2019

A Minden firm is one of seven expanding with the support of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Pure Ground Ingredients, which is an industrial supplier of organic botanicals, spices, chili and black and...


Genoa restaurant scheduled to re-open in 2020
Genoa restaurant scheduled to re-open in 2020

March 21, 2019

The shuttered fine-dining establishment that once drew celebrities to Genoa is getting a much-needed makeover. La Ferme — seating its last customers in October 2015 — was recently purchased by Dan and Lois Wray, the...


Main Street plans ‘Sweep the Town’

March 15, 2019

The Main Street Gardnerville program, along with the Town of Gardnerville, will be hosting a “Sweep the Town” work day on 8:30-11:30 a.m. April 27. “We would like to encourage all of the community to...


Edgewood named hotel of the year
Edgewood named hotel of the year

March 10, 2019

Edgewood Tahoe Resort was named 2019 hotel of the year in the United States and Canada by Preferred Hotels & Resorts Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than...