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The April 7, 2020, R-C Morning Report

April 7, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — Alpine County closed Blue Lakes Road to all but homeowners on Monday as a result of orders from the governor and the Alpine County Public Health Officer. The Blue Lakes Snow Park...


County clerk certifies RDA petition

April 8, 2020

A petition to place Redevelopment Area No. 2 on the November ballot was certified on Wednesday by Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer Kathy Lewis. Of the 3,044 signatures submitted, 2,752 were found to be valid, Election Administrator...



Douglas recovered vs. active corona cases tied at 4

April 7, 2020

The number of the recovered and active cases of the coronavirus are running neck and neck in Douglas County. On Tuesday night, Carson City Health and Human Services reported a Douglas County woman in her...


The April 8, 2020, R-C Morning Report

April 8, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — While last among Western Nevada counties, Douglas is far from the lowest Census response in the Silver State. At 43.4 percent, Douglas is behind Churchill, Lyon, Carson and Washoe. Esmeralda County has...



Governor shuts down drive-in religious services

April 8, 2020

Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a new distancing order that banned places of worship from holding in-person worship services with 10 or more people, including drive-in and pop-up services, for the duration of the emergency. At...


School board narrows list of superintendent candidates

April 3, 2020

Whether in person or online, Douglas County school trustees will interview three candidates for superintendent at 1 p.m. May 4. Trustees agreed to interview Douglas County Human Resources Director Keith Lewis, retired Eureka County Superintendent...


Maybe time to give up the handshake

April 5, 2020

With no local activities to promote any longer, this column is showing a change in tone. So today, I’d like to mention one of the terms in our new everyday vocabulary. “Social Distancing” — specifically...


The R-C April 6, 2020, Morning Report

April 6, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — If you’re headed above 5,000 feet expect to run into road controls, including Kingsbury Grade, Highway 50 at the Lake and Highway 395 through the Pine Nuts. Highway 88 is closed between...


Cool temps helping snowpack

April 8, 2020

While precipitation in the Carson River basin has been lackluster, cooler temperatures have helped slow melting of the snowpack significantly. The basin is at 89 percent snow-water equivalent, according to snow telemetry maintained by the...


Health officials report third Lyon County case

April 4, 2020

A third Lyon County resident has tested positive for the coronavirus, as a tenth Carson City case was reported on Saturday morning. The Lyon woman is in her 30s, while the new Carson case is...


Danny Tarkanian files for Douglas County commissioner seat

March 13, 2020

Republican Gardnerville resident Danny Tarkanian has filed campaign paperwork to seek the 1st District Commissioner seat in the 2020 Douglas County GOP Primary this June. Tarkanian’s campaign is focused on preserving the region’s values, creating...



Storm’s second round forecast to pack a punch today

April 5, 2020

A second storm is forecast to bring more moisture tonight, with a chance of 2-4 inches of snow overnight in areas of Carson Valley, according to the National Weather Service. “Rain and snow will spread...


The real April 2 R-C Morning Report

April 2, 2020

Genoa, Nev. — If you bet against Gardnerville, you will lose. The town board will be meeting virtually Tuesday, at www.facebook.com/GardnervilleNV/ Comments are being taken by email at clouthan@douglasnv.us or text 775-790-7975. I’ll talk more about what’s on the...


First Douglas coronavirus recovery announced

April 3, 2020

The first Douglas County coronavirus recovery was announced on Friday morning, bringing the total number of confirmed recoveries to two in the quad-county region. Health officials announced a new confirmed case in Douglas maintaining the...


Washoe County reports first coronavirus death

March 29, 2020

A man in his 40s was the first Northern Nevada death attributed to the coronavirus, the Washoe County Health District reported on Sunday. Washoe Health officials are investigating the man’s contacts and whether he had...