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Nevada Celts come to Carson Valley

September 14, 2019

There’ve been lots of celebrations of culture in Carson Valley ranging across the alphabet from the Basque to the Washoe. But on Saturday the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park played host to the first Celtic...


Red flag raised for extreme fire danger starting Sunday

September 14, 2019

A red flag warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for gusty winds and low humidity starting 8 a.m. Sunday. Forecasters said they were particularly concerned about wind prone locations the Highway 395...


Basque Fry draws big crowd to Gardnerville

September 14, 2019

More than a thousand people turned up at the annual Basque Fry in Gardnerville to hear a full slate of Republican speakers and enjoy some barbecue. The fifth annual event was held at the Corley...


Merry times at Morley’s Books

September 13, 2019

Today is Carson City’s September Wine Walk Day. I am at Morley’s Books (used and rare books). This is where I will spend the next few hours displaying my book, and hopefully selling a copy...


Traffickers admit selling drugs

September 13, 2019

A Lake Tahoe couple faces up to 30 years each in prison after they admitted Tuesday to trafficking in methamphetamine. Timothy R. Hecox, 61, and Holly J. Anderson, 50, were arrested on July 20 as...


National Auto Museum in Reno hosts trick or treating

September 13, 2019

Looking for a really unusual place to take the little ones trick or treating this year? The National Automobile Museum in Reno is hosting its annual “Trick or Treat in the Streets of the Museum,”...


Hospital hires patient advocate

September 13, 2019

It was Mother’s Day 2016. Brittany Wilson was sitting in the Carson Valley Medical Center emergency department feeling otherwise helpless, waiting for news on her mom. Emergency staff had detected an unruptured aneurysm in her...


Rancher’s life centers around the seasons

September 13, 2019

She would crawl up in the apple tree after dark, hiding amongst the rustling leaves and sweet smelling fruit. She didn’t mind waiting there with a gentle breeze blowing on a hot summer night. She...


Changes afoot at David Walley’s Resort

September 13, 2019

The new owners of David Walley’s Resort are planning several improvements to the resort, but are also making some changes to services they offer. Day spa services, including in-spa massages and facials, will be discontinued...


Next steps for master plan maps

September 13, 2019

Less than a week after county commissioners rescinded approval of updated maps in the Douglas County master plan, staff members were working to figure out how to get the process back on track. An Oct....



4-H sign-up night Monday

September 13, 2019

Douglas County 4-H Sign-Up Night is 6:30 p.m. Monday at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Road. Students ages 5-19 as of Jan. 1, 2020, may join 4-H to participate in hands-on projects to...


Grant will help Dangberg Home Ranch carry on

September 13, 2019

A $14,300 grant will help the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park continue to operate. The Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation awarded the grant to the nonprofit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch. The park...


Centennial Ranch program seeking nominations

September 13, 2019

Farms and ranches in operations for 100 years or longer can apply for the Nevada Centennial Awards. The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) is accepting applications for the 2019 Nevada Centennial Ranch and Farm Awards...



The Sept. 13 R-C Morning Report

September 13, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — I’m hoping to receive more information today on the death of a motorcyclist on Mottsville Lane on Thursday afternoon. The wreck occurred around 1:20 p.m.  I drove that route on my way home...


Fire weather watch prompts caution

September 12, 2019

With a fire weather watch starting 1 p.m. Sunday thanks to a strong cold front rolling into Western Nevada, fire officials are urging residents to be careful with fire. National Weather Service forecasters issued the...



County approves redevelopment work

September 12, 2019

Money to conduct work on the second largest nondisaster expenditure of money in Genoa’s history was released last week by county commissioners. In all $1.275 million of the money remaining in Redevelopment Area No. 1’s...