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The Jan. 22 R-C Morning Report

January 22, 2020

Douglas County’s top spellers are gathering at Carson Valley Middle School this morning for the annual districtwide Spelling Bee. Meanwhile, over at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, Dude Be Nice is putting on a presentation for the...


The Jan. 21 R-C Morning Report

January 21, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — I may hear today how many appeals the Board of Equalization will see at its meeting next month. The number of appeals are a fair economic barometer. As of Friday the Assessor’s...


Snow-related accidents claim three men in central Sierra

January 20, 2020

A Heavenly Ski Patrol member died on Saturday after he was found unconscious near Mott Canyon at the resort. Christopher John Nicholson, 36, was identified by Douglas County authorities on Monday. According to the Douglas...


The Jan. 20 R-C Morning Report

January 20, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — A snowmobiler, who collided with a tree on Friday afternoon near Blue Lakes in Alpine County, was helicoptered to Barton Hospital in South Lake Tahoe. The CHP reported medics were doing CPR...


SNRW’s 23rd annual corned beef and cabbage feast

January 19, 2020

Tickets are on sale for a favorite St. Patrick’s dinner being held on March 15 at the St. Gall Pastoral Center, 1343 Centerville, Gardnerville. Guests at the popular event will be served a traditional dinner...


We are no longer slaves

January 18, 2020

Some folks have some difficulty accepting and appreciating the new “contemporary” Christian music. I confess, I’ve been “guilty as charged!” I did that for a long time until I started to listen more to the...



Warrants issued in violent confrontations

January 18, 2020

Nationwide no-bail warrants were issued Tuesday for two men accused of unrelated violent offenses. California resident Andrew S. Elliot, 52, failed to appear for sentencing on a charge of attempted assault with a deadly weapon....


Service Feb. 1 for Gardnerville icon

January 18, 2020

It wasn’t that long ago that the first week of January would see Sharkey’s put on a big feast for Serbian Christmas, featuring its key organizer, Mashelle Begovich. On Monday, the businesswoman, humanitarian and fight...


Tahoe Symphony in Minden on Jan. 31

January 18, 2020

Elizabeth Pitcairn joins Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for the 10th year, performing one of the finest and most popular gems in the concerto repertoire. And the orchestra and chorus celebrate their 15th anniversary, under...


Sheridan named to National League of Cities committee

January 18, 2020

John Sheridan a Board Trustee for Gardnerville Ranchos Improvement District has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2020 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the responsibility...


District judge faces opponent after Friday filing

January 17, 2020

For the first time since 1986, a Douglas County Department I district judge is facing an opponent for election. On Friday, attorney Caren Cafferata-Jenkins filed for the Department I seat held by District Judge Tod...


Avalanche claims skier at Alpine Meadows

January 17, 2020

Authorities have completed a search of an avalanche at Alpine Meadows that resulted in the death of a skier and injury to another without finding any additional victims. Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol responded to Subway...


Winter’s first big storm delivers

January 17, 2020

A winter storm that brought up to a half-foot of snow to Carson Valley on Thursday afternoon created slick roads that sent vehicles sliding across Douglas County. Icy conditions caused several vehicles to slide into...


Driver remains critical in Bently collision

January 17, 2020

The driver of a Christmas morning collision with a wall at the Bently Heritage Distillery site remains in critical condition, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Details released on Tuesday indicated the driver of a...


Lions sponsor Student Speakers Contest

January 17, 2020

Carson Valley Lions Club hosted a Student Speakers Contest on Wednesday at the Gardnerville Station, 1395 Highway 395. The Lions say the contest is a “75-year tradition which provides an opportunity for competitive speaking among...


A bulb by any other name is a geophyte

January 17, 2020

We often call many of our spring perennial flowers bulbs. However, botanically speaking, not everything we call a bulb is a true bulb. For example, is an iris a bulb? A corm? Or something else,...


Wilkinson receives 2020 Aldax award

January 17, 2020

The Carson Water Subconservancy District selected Richard Wilkinson to receive the 2020 Andy Aldax Carson River Watershed Award for Exemplary Service in Conservation and Protection of the Carson River Watershed. The award, created in 2007,...


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....