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The April 18, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Man enters guilty plea in Hard Rock murder

A Santa Cruz man faces a half-century in prison after he entered a guilty plea in the March 25, 2023, shooting death of South Lake Tahoe resident Omar Reyes Garcia on the casino floor of the Hard Rock Casino.

Update: Bail set at $1 million for couple held in massive mail theft

A couple are in custody after they were allegedly caught with mail and gear used to fish mail from boxes are facing charges related to the possession of more than 300 pieces of mail with checks totaling more than $555,000.

The April 17, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

The April 16, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

New China Spring Youth Camp director up for appointment

Appointment of a Reno resident, who has been serving as interim director of China Spring Youth Camp, will go before Douglas County commissioners on Thursday.

The April 15, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

East Fork ready for spring thaw

Work on a levee protecting Carson Valley Golf Course is done in time for spring melt-off

County OKs $6.6 million bid to build first phase of Muller Lane Parkway

On Wednesday, members of the Regional Transportation Commission approved the $6.6 million base bid by Qualcon Construction for the first phase of Muller Lane Parkway.

The April 12, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Minden approves 10th Street sidewalk project

Shaving 2 feet off the west side of 10th Street in Minden was the favored option for installing sidewalks on the route that connects Highway 395 and County Road. The town has $700,000 to complete the streetscape project with half coming from federal recovery funds and the other half coming from the town.

The April 11, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Minden remembers Susan Jackson

A memorial to Minden native Susan Jacobsen Jackson will likely be near the entrance to the pavilion in the wetlands named after her father. Jackson, 65, died on Valentine’s Day after a 14-month battle with cancer. She served on the town board for almost five years, starting out as an appointee and then was elected in 2020.

Long term goals for Gardnerville Station checked off

Though repaving Highway 395 is still in the works, two of Gardnerville’s longtime goals for Gardnerville Station have already been achieved. The connection to the detention basin under the Gardnerville Station parking lot and the softening of the Gardnerville S curve have both been completed.

Trial set in Stateline vehicle burglary

A woman accused in the theft of a $25,000 engagement ring from a vehicle in Stateline is denying the charges and is scheduled for trial Sept. 4-6. Rebekah Yushi Ramos, 34, has yet to appear in person in a Douglas County courtroom, according to prosecutors after she was detained briefly in Stateline in connection with the Jan. 28, 2023, theft at the Hard Rock.

The April 10, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Update: Planning Commission upholds staff in substation appeal

Planning commissioners met Tuesday in the Douglas County Courthouse, 1616 Eighth St., Minden.

Online merchants top taxable sales generators

Nonstore retailers, which include online outlets like Amazon, reported $12.62 million in taxable sales in Douglas County over the month of January.

Fight in jail doubles sentence for drug seller

A man who grabbed another inmate by the throat during an altercation was sentenced to 2-5 years in prison on Tuesday. Anthony Michael Conley, 32, said he apologized to Logan Peetz, who is himself awaiting sentencing for domestic battery with strangulation.

Sierra snowpack in the Goldilocks zone

It’s actually pretty rare for the Sierra snowpack to be in the Goldilocks zone where it’s just right.

Highway 395 repaving scheduled for mid-June

Project Engineer Wes Osmer used the word “nightmare” a couple of times when describing the challenges of repaving Highway 395 to members of the Gardnerville Town Board

The 04-04-2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

The April 3, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Mountain View Fire lawsuit on hold after challenge

A trial in a lawsuit charging that a Liberty Utilities power line started the 2020 Mountain View Fire that claimed the life of Eastern Sierra poet Sallie Joseph is on hold after the power company challenged the judge.

The April 2, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

County commissioners wrap up weeklong budget process

Nearly 24 hours of tentative budget hearings wrapped up on Friday afternoon after county commissioners declined to sort through $547,808 in supplemental personnel requests.

The April 1, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Republican National Committee names Douglas in voter roll lawsuit

A federal lawsuit filed by the Republican National Committee claims that Douglas County has 4 percent more active voters than it has than residents eligible to vote.

Snow doesn't slow Twenty-Thirtians annual Easter egg hunt

Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club hosts annual Easter egg hunt

R-C celebrates 120 years since merger

It has been 120 years since The Record-Courier rose from the ashes after the owners of the Gardnerville Record, which burned down, created one of the oldest nameplates in Nevada.

Another stormy weekend on the way

A winter weather advisory goes into effect this morning through 5 p.m. Sunday for most of Western Nevada, including Carson Valley.

The Good Friday 2024 R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

The March 28, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Historical Society celebrates four new Women in History

Saturday’s Women in History Remembering Project saw one of the biggest crowds in years.

Corgi influencer wins R-C pet contest

A dog with a social media presence was the winner of The Record-Courier’s third annual Cutest Creature Contest.

The buzz about the bears and the bees

The poet Robert Frost wrote “Good fences make good neighbors,” and no where is that truer than when it comes to bees and bears.

The March 27, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

‘Normal’ might just have to do for this year's snowpack

The word from weather experts at Monday’s Drought and Climate Outlook was “normal,” which was a darn sight better than the “snow drought” reported at the beginning of the year.

The March 26, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

The March 25, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

First spring storm adds to snowpack

Around 15 inches of snow was added to the snow depth at Heavenly Valley over the course of 24 hours.

Billing issues predate UnitedHealthcare cyber attack

A longtime Carson City provider says that issues with UnitedHealthcare’s billing long predates the cyber attack which affected the company and its subsidiaries last month.

County opposes Painted Rock Mine

Residents of Johnson Lane in Carson Valley have been fighting the proposal to establish a mine at Painted Rock since it was first revealed in 2020.

Puppies, pets survive Sunridge fire unscathed

Five newborn puppies were among the multiple pets rescued from a Thursday night garage fire in the 900 block of Sunview Drive.

The March 22, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

The March 21, 2024, R-C Morning Report

A wrap-up of news from in and around Carson Valley, Nev.

Collision closes Highway 88 between Centerville and Fairview

The highway reopened at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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