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Redevelopment debate results in fight between commissioners

May 16, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — A debate over the Stateline redevelopment area resulted in an altercation between Douglas County commissioners on Thursday evening. Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Tahoe Transportation Center in Stateline for a heated...


Injuries reported from Highway 395 wreck
Injuries reported from Highway 395 wreck

May 16, 2019

A two-vehicle collision at Highway 395 and Genoa Lane resulted in nonlife-threatening injuries to occupants. Reported at 7:57 a.m. Thursday, work to clear the wreckage was still underway nearly an hour later. The collision involved...


Carson Valley honors Remarkable Women on Tuesday
Carson Valley honors Remarkable Women on Tuesday

May 16, 2019

Tickets are still available for Tuesday’s celebration of Carson Valley’s most Remarkable Women. Residents have been snapping up tickets for the event at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Presented by The Record-Courier, Carson Valley...



Landowner appeals conservation ruling

May 15, 2019

A man whose attempt to build a house on Carson Valley’s first conservation easement was thwarted in district court, has appealed his case to the Nevada Supreme Court. Today, Douglas County commissioners will discuss appointing...


Douglas senior heads to national culinary arts competition
Douglas senior heads to national culinary arts competition

May 16, 2019

Douglas High School student Diego Solis brought home the gold medal in Culinary Arts from the recent Nevada Association of SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference, held in Reno last month. Solis’ state level win...


The May 17 R-C Morning Report

May 17, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — I’m following up today on the power line incident that closed Foothill Road right around the same time as the altercation at the county commission meeting on Thursday evening. The road was...


Sheriff’s Open House draws a crowd
Sheriff’s Open House draws a crowd

May 15, 2019

An estimated 300 residents attended Tuesday night’s open house at the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Dan Coverley mixed with residents at the event 5-8 p.m. at the Judicial & Law Enforcement Center in Minden....


Competency hearing possible in Kingsbury shooting
Competency hearing possible in Kingsbury shooting

May 15, 2019

A Bay Area triple-homicide suspect wants to plead guilty to charges related to an April 26 shoot-out on Kingsbury Grade so badly that he sought to fire his attorney on Wednesday. Stefon Demar Jefferson, 43,...



The May 16 R-C Morning Report

May 16, 2019

Genoa, Nev. — There’s a little bit of snow at Daggett Summit on Kingsbury Grade, but not enough to prompt road controls that way. Be wary of wet roads whether you’re driving in the mountains...


Wrecks, fire keep emergency services busy
Wrecks, fire keep emergency services busy

May 17, 2019

A two-vehicle collision at Highway 395 and Genoa Lane resulted in nonlife-threatening injuries to occupants. Reported at 7:57 a.m. Thursday, work to clear the wreckage was still underway nearly an hour later. The collision involved...


Muller may be a parkway too far
Muller may be a parkway too far

May 12, 2019

Completing Muller Parkway is a $39.4 million project and is required for the county to maintain just its current level of service. Douglas County commissioners approved an update to the transportation plan, recognizing there’s not...


Drug sale leads to prison sentence

May 15, 2019

A man who said he first used crack cocaine with his mother when he was 14 years old was sentenced to up to four years in prison on Tuesday. Dustyn O. Farrell, 32, asked to...


Tahoe trail alliance wins national award

May 17, 2019

An alliance building a trail along the east shore of Lake Tahoe was recognized with a national award. The Nevada Division of State Parks received the Trail Partnership Award for its key role in the...


Weather forces UNR graduation ceremonies indoors

May 16, 2019

Due to inclement weather conditions, all University of Nevada, Reno commencement ceremonies, including today, Friday and Saturday, have been moved to Lawlor Events Center. The university will confer 3,201 degrees, the largest amount of degrees...


Bentlys receive first Preserve Nevada legacy award
Bentlys receive first Preserve Nevada legacy award

May 17, 2019

The Bently Foundation and leaders Christopher and Camille Bently were named the first Legacy Award recipients at the Preserve Nevada Awards held in Tonopah recently. Bently preserved and restored the historic Farmers Bank of Minden...


Weather may curb gardening this weekend
Weather may curb gardening this weekend

May 16, 2019

With a chance of freezing temperatures over the next five days, it might be a good idea to keep those plants you bought over the weekend inside until the weather warms up. Douglas High School...


Safety Day not just about wildfires
Safety Day not just about wildfires

May 15, 2019

Members of the Citizens Emergency Response Team conducted their third annual Safety Day as part of Wildfire Awareness Month, but the day wasn’t just about wildfires. Residents were able to view displays and participate in...


Man faces felony in embezzlement

May 17, 2019

A 26-year-old Carson City man faces felony charges in connection with the theft of $2,200 from his employer. Jordan J. Molina was taken into custody on an embezzlement charge after he failed to make the...