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The R-C Morning Report for Jan. 16

January 16, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — A memorial service is noon Feb. 1 for Mashelle Begovich at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville. Sharkey’s daughter died Jan. 13, according to her obituary. A 49 mph wind gust was...



Winter’s first big storm delivers

January 17, 2020

A winter storm that brought up to a half-foot of snow to Carson Valley on Thursday afternoon created slick roads that sent vehicles sliding across Douglas County. Icy conditions caused several vehicles to slide into...


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...


The Jan. 17 R-C Morning Report

January 17, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — Thursday’s snowstorm put Carson Valley school buses on a 90-minute delay this morning. According to the district, both morning and afternoon preschool is canceled. Zephyr Cove Elementary students will be picked up...


Winter storm to bring 6 feet of wind

January 16, 2020

High winds coming off the Carson Range on Saturday morning rolled over one Foothill resident’s propane tank and scattered construction materials. Sam Present said Saturday’s wind blast toppled his Adirondack chairs and a couple of...


Avalanche claims skier at Alpine Meadows

January 17, 2020

Authorities have completed a search of an avalanche at Alpine Meadows that resulted in the death of a skier and injury to another without finding any additional victims. Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol responded to Subway...


District judge faces opponent after Friday filing

January 17, 2020

For the first time since 1986, a Douglas County Department I district judge is facing an opponent for election. On Friday, attorney Caren Cafferata-Jenkins filed for the Department I seat held by District Judge Tod...


Planning commission approves Ranchos project 6-1

January 16, 2020

The cost of a groundwater study in the Carson and Walker river basins could be charged to water users whether they like it or not. Douglas County Planning Commissioner David Akola advocated for what he...


The Jan. 15 R-C Morning Report

January 15, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — Planning commissioners approved a streamlined Rancho Sierra project 6-1 on Tuesday. The 80-acre project is down to 239 units and is zoned single-family residential. David Akola, who said he won’t approve any...


Piñon Hills hosts ‘Cinderella’ Friday

January 14, 2020

Two years of work culminates on Friday with Piñon Hills Elementary School teacher Becky Tupa’s presentation of “Cinderella,” at 6 p.m. Friday. The school parent teacher organization with help from the Carson Valley Arts Council,...


Student leader finds fun in school

January 16, 2020

This week’s Douglas High School winter homecoming is just one of the things that warms up Tiger spirit, according to Student Body President Amanda Shaffer. Shaffer, who is on the homecoming court, spoke at Tuesday’s...


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,...





The Jan. 13 R-C Morning Report

January 13, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — It would be a good idea to batten down whatever hatches you happen to have open, especially if you live in the Foothill region where wind gusts could hit 70 mph tonight....