Sarah Drinkwine


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Sarah Drinkwine is a Douglas High School and Western Nevada College graduate and a Nevada Journalist of Merit.

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Decades old school roofs to be replaced over summer break

After almost two decades of enduring leaks, Meneley and Jacks Valley Elementary Schools are getting new roofs over the summer and it’s not going to cost the Douglas County School District a dime.

Mountain Madness wraps up year

Forty-six seniors and 28 juniors will demonstrate their skill, speed and ability against each other in the 24th Powder Puff Football Game at Douglas High School on Friday.

Second felony DUI nets max sentence

An intoxicated driver involved in a Dec. 10, 2022, head-on collision that occurred on Kimmerling Road was sentenced to 6-15 years in prison on May 22.

Douglas High students plant for June Ag Sale

After at least a three-year hiatus, the Douglas High School’s Ag sale returns to the greenhouse June 3, 4 and 10.

Woman denies 16 more charges in fentanyl bust that sent deputies to hospital

Jessica Thomas, 32, denied charges of high level possession, sale and trafficking of the controlled substance in Douglas County District Court.

Balloon festival lightens load for Hope and Healing

Hot Air for Hope Festival was the brainchild of Center of Hope and Healing Executive Director Amanda Johnson.

New Gardnerville principal has big plans

Gardnerville Elementary School’s new principal plans to make school so epic that students want to attend on weekends, too.

Transgender debate packs school board meeting

A more than capacity crowd turned out at Tuesday’s Douglas County School Board meeting, as parents, students, teachers, counselors, and LGBTQ advocates filled the room and waited outside to speak on a transgender policy proposed by the Douglas County School Board.

Hot Air for Hope coming to Gardnerville

Festival benefits the Center for Hope & Healing who are celebrating 10 years of providing grief support and healing in Douglas County and Rural Nevada.

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