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Free understanding Alzheimer’s and dementia seminar

January 17, 2020

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. The Alzheimer’s Association of Northern Nevada is hosting a free presentation to...


Main Street offers individual memberships

January 17, 2020

Main Street Gardnerville is offering individual memberships that comes with a discount from participating businesses. Membership includes a 10 percent discount at around 31 Gardnerville retailers and members are included on emails for upcoming events....


Computer company donates to horse program

January 16, 2020

A Gardnerville horse program received a $500 check donated by a regional computer company. DeBug Computer co-owner Debbie Barham presented money raised at the company’s annual Photos with Santa event over the holidays to Barbara...


Disciples’ Diet Fundraiser at Coventry Cross Sunday

January 14, 2020

Kimberly Wilkes, co-author of The Disciples’ Diet: Eat Like Jesus Did To Feel Energized, Lose Weight, and Live a Long Life and The Disciples’ Diet Cookbook, will host a complimentary lunch and a brief discussion...


‘Disciples’ Diet’ fundraiser at Coventry Cross

January 14, 2020

A Gardnerville author will host a free lunch featuring foods the Disciples ate at Coventry Cross Episcopal Church in Minden on Sunday. Kimberly Wilkes, co-author of “The Disciples’ Diet: Eat Like Jesus Did To Feel...


Soon-to-be former Bealls hosts hiring Jan. 21

January 13, 2020

The Gardnerville Bealls, which is scheduled to become a Gordmans on March 17, is hiring. Anyone interested in working at the Gardnerville store, located next to Grocery Outlet, should apply online at gordmans.com/careers and then...


Extension introduces economic development initiative across Nevada

January 10, 2020

A collaborative statewide initiative, led by the University of Nevada, Reno Extension, is underway to provide counties with timely economic data and analytical tools to improve county-level planning and policy assessment efforts. The Nevada Economic...


Bently releases limited juniper gin

January 6, 2020

Bently Heritage Estate Distillery has just released a limited edition variant of their Juniper Grove Gin – Alpine Gin, made from piñon cones foraged from nearby the distillery. To celebrate its release, Bently Heritage Estate...


Chamber director’s last day Feb. 28

January 2, 2020

After nearly a dozen years, Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bill Chernock is stepping down. Chernock has been the spokesman for business in the Valley since taking the job Nov. 3, 2008. The...


Shoulder season sales up, gaming down

January 2, 2020

Taxable sales popped up in October in Douglas County, according figures released by the Nevada Department of Taxation. County merchants reported $67 million in sales during the month, up 8.8 percent for October 2018. Merchant...


Harvey’s projects total $41 million

December 20, 2019

Harveys Lake Tahoe Hotel & Casino has announced several major capital projects underway for 2019 and 2020, including the renovation of all 519 guest rooms in the resort’s Lake Tower, which is slated for completion...


Wreaths Across America on Saturday

December 12, 2019

Two Carson Valley cemeteries are hosting ceremonies for National Wreaths Across America Day 9 a.m. Saturday. Eastside Memorial is placing 350 wreaths on the graves of veterans residing there. Main Street Gardnerville is hosting a...


Douglas County taxable sales up in September

November 29, 2019

Douglas merchants increased taxable sales by 5.9 percent in September, making a dent in the first quarter deficit. The county’s largest category, food services and drinking places, posted a 2 percent increase over September 2018...


Antique mall brings mercantile back to life

November 29, 2019

She held the image of the land where she was born in her heart. Her long ago memory was of lush green hills dotted with vintage shops that were filled with charm and beauty. It...


Main Street encourages shopping small

November 27, 2019

On Saturday, Main Street Gardnerville is asking residents to shop small and shop Main Street. There are more than 250 local businesses within the Main Street District who rely directly on community support for the...


Good bet ski resorts will open Thanksgiving week

November 24, 2019

The potential of a strong winter storm may boost Sierra ski resorts in opening Thanksgiving week. Mt. Rose Ski Resort opened on Sunday, with a 16-20 inch base, thanks in part to last week’s 7-8...


JOIN Inc. receives $175,000 from Google.org

November 21, 2019

JOIN Inc. was one of five Nevada organizations chosen to receive a $175,000 investment from Google.org for its innovative proposal to create economic opportunity in the community. JOIN Inc. will launch Career Bound NV Success...


Douglas resident develops biodegradable drinking cup

November 20, 2019

Imagine a lightweight travel mug that keeps the original taste of a beverage, with no aftertaste of plastic, metal or cardboard; keeps the temperature of hot or cold liquids better than other containers; isn’t made...


Farmers Bank achieves rare rating

November 15, 2019

The historic Bently Farmers Bank renovation in Minden resulted in the only building in the state to achieve platinum certification under the LEED for Interior Design and Construction: Commercial Interiors rating system. General contractor Miles...


Chamber honors best of Carson Valley

November 7, 2019

A full house greeted the honorees at Saturday’s Community Recognition Awards hosted by the Carson Valley Chanber of Commerce. There were only a few empty seats at the annual event, which recognized the best and...