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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...


Sales tax up a smidge for August

November 1, 2019

Taxable sales in Douglas County were up slightly over 1 percent in August, according to the Nevada Department of Taxation. County merchants reported $73.5 million in taxable sales, up from $72.7 million in August 2018....


Chase Bank open for business

October 31, 2019

Carson Valley business people gathered in Gardnerville on Tuesday to welcome the new Chase Bank. The bank, located at 1353 Main St. at the corner with Lampe Lane, was constructed on the site of the...


Chase Bank ribbon cutting Tuesday

October 26, 2019

While it officially opened to the public last week, an open house and ribbon cutting for the new Chase Bank in Gardnerville is Tuesday. The 10 branch employees were all local hires, according to a...


Time running out for trade legislation

October 22, 2019

Time is getting short for the approval of legislation implementing a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, members of the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce learned last week. With only about 25 legislative days left...


Chateau named Business of the Year

October 16, 2019

The Chateau at Gardnerville will be recognized as Business of the Year at the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Community Recognition Awards. Chosen from nominations submitted by the public, Rob Beltramo of the Washoe Tribe...


Bentlys unveil two new spirits

October 14, 2019

Two new spirits joined the Bently Heritage Estate Distillery lineup, just in time for Halloween. Christopher and Camille Bently unveiled Source One Vodka and Juniper Grove Atrium Gin at the distillery at the Historic Bently...


Whole Foods announces South Lake Tahoe opening

October 11, 2019

Whole Foods Market will open early next month at South Lake Tahoe. The company made the announcement in a press release Thursday morning. The 28,500-square-foot store located in the Bijou Marketplace at 3600 Lake Tahoe...


Main Street receives donation

October 11, 2019

A $3,500 donation was made possible thanks to those who attended Eddy Street Vintage Market’s fifth annual Artisans & Antiques Festival. A portion of the $5 entry fee went directly to support Main Street Gardnerville...


Decrease in taxable sales due to glitch

October 10, 2019

It’s been a while since Douglas County has seen a double digit decrease in taxable sales. County merchants reported $65.4 million in taxable sales a 12.1 percent decrease in July compared to July 2018, which...


Art Center moves to Gardnerville

October 6, 2019

Carson Valley Art Center owner Debbie Corona sometimes finds herself correcting people about her business’ name. On Thursday, she appeared before Douglas County commissioners for the center’s liquor license, which was approved. “Carson Valley Art...


Ski resorts prepare for season with new features

October 1, 2019

The first snow of the season has already fallen and people have started to dig out their winter coats. Ski resorts are preparing for the winter season and most have released their opening dates and...


Slideshow: Best of Carson Valley awards luncheon

September 29, 2019

There was a full house at The Record-Courier’s annual Best of Carson Valley celebration on Friday. More than 260 people filled the Carson Valley Inn’s main room for the luncheon honoring the Valley’s best and...