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Carson Valley Inn honors ranching at 35th anniversary

August 16, 2019

It has been 35 years since the Carson Valley Inn changed the face of gaming in the Valley. Today is the first day of a two-day birthday celebration dubbed the Minden Moo, celebrating the hotel-casino’s...



New restaurant opens in Minden

August 15, 2019

The owners of Taqueria Fuentes in Carson City have moved their restaurant to Minden Village off Lucerne. Owner Claudia Fuentes Alvarado said Fuentes Restaurant and Cantina is an upgraded version of the Carson taqueria off...


Family Dollar reopens in TRE

August 15, 2019

Family Dollar, a leading small format and convenience retailer, has announced plans for a renovated store’s grand reopening in Topaz Ranch Estates. In addition to providing an assortment of necessities, the renovated store will now...


New director takes over Main St.

August 5, 2019

Nevada’s first and only Main Street Program hired its third director recently. Matt Bruback is coming from Sarasota, Fla. He’s the first director the program has hired from out of state. Bruback, 40, is a...



Douglas registers ringing in May

July 31, 2019

Douglas County merchants had a reasonably good May ringing up $63 million in taxable sales, up 6.6 percent from the same month in 2018. With just one month left in the fiscal year, the county’s...


Trade associations join Republican tax challenge

July 30, 2019

The Retail Association of Nevada, Nevada Trucking Association, Nevada Franchised Auto Dealers Association, and the National Federation of Independent Businesses announced Tuesday they have joined the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of tax and fee increases...


Artisans & Antiques Festival set for Aug. 17

July 25, 2019

Gardnerville’s only vintage pop-up shop’s fifth annual Artisans & Antiques Festival is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at 1235 Eddy St., in the heart of the Main Street Gardnerville District. The event includes...


Carson Valley Dental Arts has new owner

July 25, 2019

Dr. Stuart Drange of Carson Valley Dental Arts has retired and Dr. Matthew Torres is now the owner of the Gardnerville dentistry. Drange has been with the community for over 40 years, and although his...


Local impact of major casino deal remains unknown

July 19, 2019

It’s been more than a month since an announced merger that, if approved, would create the largest gaming owner and operator in the U.S., and potentially consolidate a majority of South Shore’s major casinos under...


Big Daddy’s pedaling brews

July 18, 2019

Bicycles have handlebars and after 30 years, Big Daddy’s Bikes, Ski & Board has added a real bar to its list of offerings. Owner Keith Hart has been selling bicycles in Carson Valley since 1991....


Servpro earns Chairman’s Bronze award

July 18, 2019

Servpro of Carson City, Douglas County and South Lake Tahoe received the Chairman’s Bronze award at Servpro’s recent 50th annual convention. The event, themed “Making History,” was held from June 24-28 at the Sacramento Convention...


Bellator hosts grand opening

July 18, 2019

Bellator Firearms Training in Gardnerville is hosting a grand opening 5 p.m. today at 1516 Main St., Unit C. Owner and Master Instructor Jackie Paris said she is the first female firearms instructor in Douglas...


Nevada economic staff to meet with Gardnerville businesses

July 5, 2019

The state’s economic development staff will meet with business and community leaders in Gardnerville on Thursday during a week-long tour of rural Nevada, officials said. The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development staff will hold...


Free health and film screening Tuesday

June 28, 2019

Film buffs 62 years and older will be able to get a free health screening and then screen a free movie Tuesday at Ironwood 8 Cinemas in Minden. Carson Valley Medical Center and the theater...



Washoe Tribe gets grant for economic planning

June 20, 2019

A federal grant will help the Washoe Tribe conduct economic development planning efforts. The Tribe is one of 47 communities included in the national program, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Nevada State...



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...