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Cattle guard replacement next week

September 19, 2019

While roadwork season may be waning, there are still significant road closures expected with the arrival of fall on Monday. Single-lane closures will take place on Highway 395 south of Gardnerville Monday and Tuesday evenings...


Sweet time ahead for Candy Dance visitors

September 19, 2019

Buying candy might be a good last stop for shoppers visiting Genoa’s Centennial Candy Dance Sept. 28-29. Candy-making chairwoman Dee Chekowitz-Dykes said people should bring some sort of cooler with them if they’re going to...


Lewis new president of state clerks association

September 19, 2019

Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer Kathy Lewis was elected to serve as president of the Nevada Association of County Clerks and Election Officials, at the annual business meeting held Sept. 10. The Nevada Association of County Clerks...


Pair in July 1 pursuit plead guilty

September 19, 2019

Two people involved in a July 1 high-speed pursuit that wound around Carson Valley admitted they’re involvement on Thursday morning. Ronnie Demone Crawford Jr. 42, and Tasheena Savage, 34, entered guilty pleas to charges of...


Casino skimmer admits theft

September 19, 2019

An Indian Hills man admitted he skimmed more than $11,000 from a Stateline casino over the course of two years. Carlos R. Rohas-Bruno, 41, entered a guilty plea to felony theft on Monday. He faces...


Photo Club announces winners

September 19, 2019

The August meeting of the Carson Valley Photo Club featured speaker Larry Angier, a professional photographer. Angier said he likes to let the camera do most of the technical work while he “finds the shots.”...


Sex offender faces drug charge

September 19, 2019

A Gardnerville Ranchos man was taken into custody on Saturday night at his home on a charge of failing to register as a sex offender and possession of a controlled substance. William Allan Pinkelman, 51,...


Late summer cold front sparks fires and snow

September 19, 2019

A late-summer cold front on Monday brought high winds, power outages, small fires and a dusting of snow on the Carson Range. The largest fire was one across Grant Avenue from the Gardnerville Walmart. East...


Douglas justice courts explore decision ramifications

September 19, 2019

Douglas County’s justices of the peace say they are prepared to implement a Nevada Supreme Court opinion requiring a judge to grant a trial in a first-time domestic battery case. The ruling in Andersen v....


Service held for motorcyclist

September 19, 2019

A memorial service was Saturday at the Genoa Bar for a retired Marine, who was killed when his motorcycle left Mottsville Lane on Sept. 12. Julio Cervantes had just moved to Reno, according to his...


JoAnne Skelly: Plants are changing

September 19, 2019

This morning it was 37 degrees and yesterday it was 35 degrees. If the cold nights didn’t alert me that fall is near, my flowers and trees would. Leaves are turning yellow on the neighborhood...


Stompers conduct public lands cleanup

September 19, 2019

The Sierra Stompers off-highway vehicle club is a family friendly group of local outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy four-wheeling in the Carson Valley and surrounding areas. As a way to show their regard and appreciation for...


The Sept. 19 R-C Morning Report

September 19, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — A contract for a group medical and hospital service plan with Hometown Health contains a 9-percent increase for county employees in 2020. Douglas County commissioners are scheduled to discuss renewal of the...


Historical Society hosts annual cemetery walk

September 18, 2019

It’s nearly time once again for Douglas County Historical Society’s annual cemetery walk, a community favorite since 1996. This year, the family-friendly history tour will be 3-5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Genoa Cemetery, located...


Class of ‘62 shares memories at Dangberg Ranch

September 18, 2019

Members of the Douglas County High School graduating class of 1962 will share their memories of Carson Valley in the 1950s and 1960s at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 10 a.m. Sept. 28. Carson...


The Sept. 18 R-C Morning Report

September 18, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — Retired Marine Julio Cervantes was confirmed as the motorcyclist, who died last week on Mottsville Lane. A memorial service was held for him at the Genoa Bar on Saturday.  The Douglas County...


Driver in motorhome chase found incompetent

September 17, 2019

A judge found a motorhome driver, who left a trail of sparks during a police chase through Carson Valley last year, was not competent to stand trial. Christopher DeBastiani, 43, did not appear in Douglas...


Phone scams continue to plague Valley

September 17, 2019

Carson Valley resident Liz Ludel said she was sitting at home when she got the call that her Social Security card was cancelled and there was a warrant out for her arrest. Ludel, who has...


Austin’s House Poker Run is Saturday

September 17, 2019

The 2019 Austin’s House Poker Run will be winding its way through Douglas and Alpine counties on Saturday. The route starts 9 a.m. at the Coldwell Banker Select Office in Minden where participants will pick...


The Sept. 17 R-C Morning Report

September 17, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — Text to 911 are among the advances on the agenda for today’s 911 Surcharge Advisory Committee meeting 10 a.m. at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1616 Eighth St., Minden. With the increased surcharge...