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Authorities working fatal collision in Gardnerville Ranchos

January 23, 2020

Nevada Highway Patrol and Douglas County investigators have cleared the scene of a fatal collision that occurred just before midnight in the Gardnerville Ranchos. According to the NHP, the incident occurred at Muir and Whitney...


Gardnerville student wins radon poster contest

January 23, 2020

Gardnerville students are really good at spreading the word on radon. Carson Valley Middle School student Ayden Strange placed first in the 2020 Nevada Radon Poster Contest with his poster, “The Invisible Reaper.” University of...


The Jan. 23 R-C Morning Report

January 23, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — Congratulations to Douglas County’s top spellers Jett Lehmann, Sebastian Sloane and Jed Lu. Runners-up were Sarah Flynt, Braulio Torres Arceo and Zach Jackson. Two-dozen students participated in the bee. Winners will go...


The Jan. 24 R-C Morning Report

January 24, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — The Nevada Health Centers Mammovan will be at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center 8 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. today. You can get an appointment at 877-581-6266. County commissioners instructed County...


District judge election’s first race

January 23, 2020

Douglas County voters will see a district judge’s race for the first time in almost a quarter of a century. District Judge Tod Young is being challenged by state Optometry Board Director Caren Cafferata-Jenkins for...


Snow-related accidents claim three men in central Sierra

January 20, 2020

A Heavenly Ski Patrol member died on Saturday after he was found unconscious near Mott Canyon at the resort. Christopher John Nicholson, 36, was identified by Douglas County authorities on Monday. According to the Douglas...


County says nope to dope

January 24, 2020

While Douglas County is pretty green, that color is unlikely to have anything to do with marijuana anytime soon. On Thursday, commissioners thanked the proponents of locating a marijuana dispensary in the county for their...


Parents pan new grading system

January 24, 2020

A new elementary school grading system didn’t get a passing grade from parents and teachers, who responded to a survey conducted last month. But Douglas school officials are hopeful study and communication can help bring...


Vegas next for county’s top spellers

January 23, 2020

Heavy C’s plagued Douglas County Spelling Bee contestants on Wednesday morning, with the second C’s in words like “Antarctic” and “vacancy” eliminating two participants. Two-dozen sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders battled it out for the top...


The Jan. 22 R-C Morning Report

January 22, 2020

Douglas County’s top spellers are gathering at Carson Valley Middle School this morning for the annual districtwide Spelling Bee. Meanwhile, over at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, Dude Be Nice is putting on a presentation for the...


Constitutional scholars call out Article V proponent

January 23, 2020

Minden resident and Guard the Constitution founder Shawn Meehan will be joining constitutional scholar Robert Brown in a discussion on the Article V convention option in the U.S. Constitution. They are hoping to be joined...


The Jan. 21 R-C Morning Report

January 21, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — I may hear today how many appeals the Board of Equalization will see at its meeting next month. The number of appeals are a fair economic barometer. As of Friday the Assessor’s...




Famed snowboarder takes own life on Christmas

December 27, 2019

Mono County authorities confirmed Friday that Jaeger Alan Bailey, 26, was an apparent victim of suicide. Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun said emergency personnel responded to Bailey’s home in Mammoth Lakes for an unresponsive man....


SNRW’s 23rd annual corned beef and cabbage feast

January 19, 2020

Tickets are on sale for a favorite St. Patrick’s dinner being held on March 15 at the St. Gall Pastoral Center, 1343 Centerville, Gardnerville. Guests at the popular event will be served a traditional dinner...


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...


The Jan. 20 R-C Morning Report

January 20, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — A snowmobiler, who collided with a tree on Friday afternoon near Blue Lakes in Alpine County, was helicoptered to Barton Hospital in South Lake Tahoe. The CHP reported medics were doing CPR...