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Final events center approval could be March

February 21, 2020

Final approval of an events center at Stateline could occur as soon as March 25, according to the Tahoe Douglas Visitors Authority. According to the authority’s website, the authority will seek a commitment from Douglas...


Nonpartisan registration grows by default

February 21, 2020

More Douglas County voters registered nonpartisan in January than Democrats and Republicans combined. According to figures from the Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, 139 nonpartisans joined the voter rolls, while 66 Republicans and 58 Democrats were...


The Feb. 21 R-C Morning Report

February 21, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — It’s going to be a busy Saturday for Douglas County Democrats, who are holding their caucus and precinct meetings across the county. There are nine locations for the caucus, which can be...



Thunderbirds return for Aviation Roundup

February 20, 2020

While there is a lot of preparation still to do before the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds arrive, a website with information about the Minden Aviation Roundup Oct. 3-4 has gone live. The site, www.aviationroundup.com, has...


Texan wins $1.34M at Harveys

February 20, 2020

Presidents’ Day Weekend came to a thrilling close for Dorothy Boone of Temple, Texas, as she hit the three-card poker progressive jackpot at Harveys Lake Tahoe on Monday resulting in a win of $1,340,518. Dorothy...



Carson Valley ponders future of water

February 20, 2020

For nearly a quarter of a century, Julian Larrouy held the keys to one of Carson Valley’s precious resources, the river which passes through it and irrigates its farmlands. “You can ask a farmer to...


Carson Valley girls named outstanding teens

February 20, 2020

Two Gardnerville girls were named Miss Outstanding Teens representing Douglas County at the Miss Outstanding Teen competition, which is an adjunct to the Miss Nevada competition. Cheyenne McCormick was named Miss Douglas County Outstanding Teen...


R-C puzzle page will return next week

February 20, 2020

A last-minute advertising change ended up eliminating the puzzle page from today’s edition of The Record-Courier. “It doesn’t happen very often, but it does happen,” Editor Kurt Hildebrand said on Thursday. “Our goal is to...


Traffic stop leads to drug charge

February 20, 2020

A Wellington man who deputies said had a hard time stopping in the right place on Monday faces a charge of having methamphetamine for sale. Daryl Nolan, 57, was the subject of a traffic stop...


Navy veteran tours first ship, USS Missouri

February 20, 2020

A Douglas County resident visited an old lady of the seas during Honor Flight Nevada’s first trip to Hawaii this month. Jack Delaney, who served on the USS Missouri, or the “Mighty Mo,” as a...


Coat drive brings the warmth

February 20, 2020

The 2019-2020 Sertoma Coat Drive concluded Jan. 31. This was Carson Valley Sertoma’s third annual coat drive event, and it was a great success. Coat Drive Chair Eileen Behr reported this year’s final tallies. A...


Douglas Democrats wrap up early voting

February 20, 2020

While much has been made of the technology issues in Iowa, Nevadans actually cast their ballots on paper. Nevada Democrats tossed a cell phone app after the Iowa caucuses and used iPads and commercially available...


JoAnne Skelly: Time to water?

February 20, 2020

I turned my sprinklers on this past week. So did my gardening neighbor Roni. Her comment was “Ugh!” Mine was “On. Off. Drain. Repeat.” Turning drip systems and sprinklers on and off is tedious, but...


The Feb. 20 R-C Morning Report

February 20, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce Director Bill Chernock conducted his last chamber meeting on Wednesday. A farewell party is being conducted 6 p.m. Friday at Fuentes Restaurant, 1665 Lucerne St., in Minden....


Petition circulated to recall governor

February 19, 2020

Organizers of a petition to recall Gov. Steve Sisolak have raised $330 of the estimated $250,000 they may be required to pay to have signatures verified as of Tuesday. Fight For Nevada filed its petition...


Man admits crimes committed in jealous rage

February 19, 2020

A Californian admitted he took another person’s wallet and cell phone and trashed a vehicle in connection with a Feb. 12, 2019, confrontation at a Stateline hotel. Efrain Salinas, 30, entered guilty pleas on Tuesday...



Emergency management prepares for shelter drill

February 19, 2020

Practice will get you to Carnegie Hall or safely sheltered in the event of a catastrophe. On March 18, the Douglas County Community & Senior Center will be the location of an evacuation drill as...