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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....


Tim Barndt

January 16, 2020

Tim Barndt March 8th, 1939 – January 13, 2020 In the early morning of Monday, January 13, 2020, Tim Barndt passed away at home in Minden surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer....



Douglas County Democrat Patricia Ackerman challenges Amodei

January 16, 2020

Douglas County Democrat Patricia Ackerman this week announced she will run against U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei in Nevada’s Congressional District 2. She pointed to Amodei’s repeated votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act and his...




Computer company donates to horse program

January 16, 2020

A Gardnerville horse program received a $500 check donated by a regional computer company. DeBug Computer co-owner Debbie Barham presented money raised at the company’s annual Photos with Santa event over the holidays to Barbara...


Jan. 16 Letters to the Editor

January 16, 2020

Commissioners should listen Editor: At the Jan. 7 Board of County Commissioners meeting, remarks I made at a Planning Commission meeting were called out by Commissioner Wes Rice. My remarks concerned the BOCC overriding the...


Ranchos barn is history

January 16, 2020

The 80-year-old barn that has been a landmark visible from the northern entrance to the Gardnerville Ranchos was torn down without much fanfare on New Year’s Eve. We’ve done some digging and the barn, besides...


Wayne D. Crow

January 15, 2020

Wayne D. Crow, 72, died January 13, 2020 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.


Democrats announce caucus locations

January 15, 2020

Democrats have announced nine locations where they will hold caucuses on Feb. 22. Several precincts will be combined at most locations, with only the Washoe Housing Authority serving Dresslerville. Other locations include Carson Valley Middle,...


County unveils text to 911 service

January 15, 2020

Residents who need to call for help quickly and quietly may now text 911, Douglas County officials announced on Wednesday. Douglas County 911 Emergency Services representing the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and fire agencies in...


Dangberg installs interpretive signs

January 15, 2020

Signs explaining the buildings and related history are in the process of being installed at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park as the result of a Nevada Commission on Tourism grant and the assistance of...


Genoans report mountain lions afoot

January 15, 2020

Mountain lions find Genoa’s deer delicious, according to the Nevada Department of Wildlife. “We have received a few reports of lions in the area,” Urban Wildlife Coordinator Jessica Wolff said on Wednesday. “With mule deer...


John R. Katzenberger

January 14, 2020

John R. Katzenberger, 66, died January 7, 2020 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.