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Sarah Drinkwine

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Xquisite event pops up awareness

October is domestic violence awareness month and an ‘Xquisite’ event covering sex trafficking, domestic violence and sexual assault is popping up at the Millennium Medical Spa on Sunday.

Carson Valley Community Theatre ‘Rex’s Exes’ first show since pandemic restrictions

Carson Valley Community Theatre’s ‘Rex’s Exes’ opening night is 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. General Admission is $18 pre-sale, $20 at the door. $15 Seniors and students.

Owners promise new flavor at Valley favorite

Gardnerville breakfast favorite Woodett's Diner's new owners introduce themselves

Celebration of fall draws big crowd to Gardnerville

Last weekend's Fall Festival was a big hit according to organizers of the Gardnerville event.

Autumn breeze blows in Fall festivities

Main Street Gardnerville Fall Fest is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park in Gardnerville

Washoe County artist paints tribute to the Caldor Fire

When you look at the painting 'Out of the Ashes We Will Rise' you can almost feel the heat and the tug on your heart as you're drawn into the fire that has caused havoc and devastation around the Lake Tahoe and surrounding communities.

Candy Dance returns to Genoa

A century-old tradition of candy and dancing in Nevada’s oldest town will arrive in tiny Genoa this weekend.

‘Worldwide’ fall fest kicks off Douglas High School’s homecoming

Worldwide DHS Homecoming Fall Fest 5-8 p.m. Sept. 22 at Minden Park

Douglas Rodeo features real dogs and ponies

The Coppertown Clown will be performing at the Douglas County Rodeo on Saturday

First responder chaplain remembers the miracles of 9/11

First Responder Chaplain Mindi Russell will share her personal stories of the 16 days she spent at Ground Zero in New York City.

Couple rolls out the barrel for Oktoberfest

North Valley residents Sharon and Ron Beller are putting on Oktoberfest at Minden Park noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Gardnerville 9-year-old Little Miss Grand Supreme Winner

Kalila McConville has been crowned World’s Little Miss Tourism Grand Supreme 2022 at World Miss Tourism pageant in July in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Golf Tournament to benefit Gardnerville woman with brain injury

A golf tournament benefit for Gardnerville resident Megan Hanson is Sept. 4 For more information, visit

Minden 7-year-old completes Tahoe Rim Trail in 13 days

A trek around the Tahoe Rim Trail takes hikers on average a maximum of 15 days to complete the 170-mile trip and that’s for a typical experienced hiker, but 7-year-old Minden resident Radley Lacu completed it in 13 days with his family in July.

Local artists intend to ‘ROCK’ Douglas County for 2-year anniversary

Carson Valley residents can expect to find random acts of kindness painted on rocks throughout the community during Douglas County Rocks! second annual rock drop Sept. 3-5.

Country artist Clay Walker to perform in Minden Aug. 15

Pulling from heart and experience Country Artist Clay Walker is set to bring his rowdy honky-tonk performance to the T.J. Corral Sunday Aug. 15 for the Texas to Tennessee tour.

Empty Bowls event returns in October

The seventh annual Empty Bowls of Douglas County event will be Oct. 3 at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville.

Classic cars return to Carson Valley starting Thursday

August puts the cars in Carson Valley, kicking off with the return of the Hot August Nights Poker Run lunch stop in Minden on Thursday.

Jobs for Nevada Graduates students exceed national graduation and employment standards

Despite the coronavirus outbreak causing school closures and record-high unemployment rates in Nevada, Jobs for Nevada Graduates exceeded national standards across five categories in 2020.