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Engels on fight: ‘All options are on the table’
Engels on fight: ‘All options are on the table’

May 21, 2019

A Douglas County commissioner injured in an altercation at the May 16 meeting said Monday he hasn’t ruled out anything, as yet. “All options are on the table and are being evaluated at this time,”...


Kingsbury chase suspect tells judge he shot at deputies
Kingsbury chase suspect tells judge he shot at deputies

April 29, 2019

  An Oakland man will be held on $1 million cash bail after he admitted shooting at deputies during an arraignment on multiple felony charges in East Fork Justice Court on Monday. Stefon Jefferson, 43,...


Douglas Sheriff: ‘He shot at us and we shot at him’
Douglas Sheriff: ‘He shot at us and we shot at him’

April 27, 2019

A high-speed pursuit of a Bay Area double homicide suspect hit 75 mph over Kingsbury Grade. Deputies were able to stop the black Toyota driven by Stefon Demar Jefferson, 43, once about three quarters of...


Man in Kingsbury shooting wanted for Bay Area murders
Man in Kingsbury shooting wanted for Bay Area murders

April 27, 2019

A man wanted in the Bay Area for the shooting deaths of two residents was arrested in Douglas County late Friday night. Stefon Jefferson was arrested by Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies after a chase that...



Women sentenced in trick-roll robbery
Women sentenced in trick-roll robbery

April 26, 2019

Two women, who were the bait in a prostitution-related robbery, were sentenced to suspended jail terms on Tuesday. At least one of the men believed to have been involved an Aug. 6, 2018, armed robbery...


Man accused of selling 2 pounds of meth

April 26, 2019

A Carson City man, who is accused of selling nearly 2 pounds of methamphetamine, was taken into custody on April 23. Daniel W. Martinez, 32, was booked on three counts of trafficking. According to court...


Gardnerville interviews managers

April 25, 2019

Five Western Nevadans are up for the position of Gardnerville town manager on Monday. Town Board member Ken Miller, who helped winnow down the candidates, said the five represent the best of some two-score applicants...


Collisions result in minor injuries
Collisions result in minor injuries

April 25, 2019

There were no reports of serious injury when a vehicle struck a building off Virginia Ranch Road on Monday morning. Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies and East Fork firefighters responded to the report at 8:50 a.m....


County delays wool building decision
County delays wool building decision

April 25, 2019

A proposal to rent the Minden Wool Warehouse to house the Sheriff’s Office may not be the next step while the county figures out how to expand the Judicial & Law Enforcement Building. Commissioners delayed...


Drug charge leads to prison time

April 24, 2019

A Nevada prison inmate received an additional 4-10 years in prison after he was convicted of trafficking in methamphetamine. Paul Gary Driskell, 45, admitted to the charge on Feb. 11. Driskell was sentenced in Washoe...


Tahoe convention center bill passes State Senate
Tahoe convention center bill passes State Senate

April 24, 2019

A bill that would add a $5 a night room charge to hotel rooms to help pay for a convention center at Stateline was approved by the Nevada Senate on Monday. Last week, Douglas County...


The April 24 R-C Morning Report

April 24, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — A vehicle hit the building across Virginia Ranch Road from Carson Valley Medical Center around 9 a.m. Monday. No one was in the office involved and the driver of a GMC was...


Flood watch issued for West Fork of Carson

April 23, 2019

A flood watch has been issued for the West Fork of the Carson River in Carson Valley by the National Weather Service. The watch for late Thursday through Saturday morning was issued at 12:31 p.m....


The April 23 R-C Morning Report

April 23, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — Reservations for Indian Creek Campground in Alpine County are available for the season starting today at recreation.gov. The campground officially opens on May 3. According to the BLM, all campsites are available...


Woman gets maximum in toddler’s rape
Woman gets maximum in toddler’s rape

April 22, 2019

A Los Angeles woman will spend the rest of her life in prison for bringing her 3-year-old daughter to Douglas County to be raped on video. Umi Hongo, 24, admitted she was “a monster, a...


Great Race to visit Gardnerville in June
Great Race to visit Gardnerville in June

April 22, 2019

For the first time in three years, Gardnerville will play host to the world’s premier old car rally, the 2019 Hemmings Motor News Great Race, presented by Hagerty, June 23. The antique automobiles will roll...



The April 22 R-C Morning Report

April 22, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — School is back in session in Douglas County after spring break. Watch out for buses this morning. School remains in session until the first of June with Douglas High graduation on D-Day....


New recycling drop-off in Minden

April 20, 2019

A new recycling drop-off location has been established by Minden’s Public Works at their 1330 Buckeye Road facility. Funded in part by a Nevada Division of Environmental Protection Recycling Program Grant, the project aims to...