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Fatal accident temporarily diverts US 395 traffic in Carson Valley
MINDEN, Nev. (KOLO)-- Northbound U.S. 395 traffic was being diverted north of Minden Saturday morning following a fatal accident in which a vehicle hit a pedestrian, the Nevada Highway Patrol reports.
Pedestrian killed in vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on US-395
MINDEN, Nev. — The Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on US-395 on Saturday, December 15 at around 7 a.m. They says a pedestrian was walking on the northbound lanes on US-395 near the Cradlebaugh Bridge, north of Minden.
Removal of human remains on Native burial sites focus of Carson City workshop
Nevada's Native American community is hoping its traditions and values aren't overlooked in favor of a more scientific process with the repatriation of objects and remains as a new legislature comes on board in 2019.
High winds kill power to Sheridan Acres
High winds knocked out power to 258 Foothill homes on Friday afternoon. As of 1:55 p.m., NV Energy reported an outage centered in Sheridan Acres. Power was expected to be restored by 2:45 p.m.
6 South Lake Tahoe families searching for homes after unsafe apartment building condemned
Six South Lake Tahoe families are in need of a place to live after a city inspection found squalid and unsafe conditions at an apartment building in the Bijou neighborhood. The tenants at 3546 Spruce Ave., have until noon Monday to vacate the building, at which point it will be condemned. Though int
No special meeting for Klauber Ranch request
A request to build 187 homes between Westwood and the East Fork of the Carson River will have to wait until Jan. 8. Park Cattle is seeking to transfer development rights from southern Douglas County to 112 acres located across Muller Lane from the Minden-Gardnerville Sanitation District settling pon
The Chinese in early Nevada
A War in Carson Valley in 1868? Well sort of, the "Woodchoppers War of 1868" took place even though there was a wood shortage at the time. Partners James W. Haines (credited with inventing the famous V-flume), Charles A. Van Gorder, and William Leete (or Leet) in April of 1868, hired Chinese woodcho
Senator Square: Carson High School teachers raffle personal items to help Paradise fire victims
Carson High Social Studies teacher Angila Golik, along with teachers Curtis Kortemeier, Mike Malley and John Martin, and a few other teachers, wanting to help the fire victims in Paradise, Calif,, have donated completed art pieces to be raffled among teachers and the Carson City community since many
Second drug sweep case heads for district court
A former Gardnerville resident who fled the county to avoid drug trafficking charges waived his preliminary hearing in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday. Adam James Guenther, 28, of Medford, Ore., is one of a dozen people facing felony charges in connection with an undercover investigation into L
Development possible threat to Carson City gun range
CARSON CITY. Nev. (KOLO) A heated meeting in Carson City about the future of the Rifle & Pistol Range has left many shooters feeling uneasy about its future. The meeting was held December 12 to help ease tensions and answer questions about the decision to limit use of the range.
Users upset by Rifle and Pistol Range closure
Users of the Carson Rifle and Pistol Range think Carson City jumped the gun. In November, the city restricted range hours for drop-in use to the weekend due to safety concerns after city employees and contractors at the landfill said they were dodging stray bullets.
Carson City landfill staff tired of dodging bullets
CARSON CITY (AP) — Carson City last month restricted hours for drop-in use at a local gun range to the weekend due to safety concerns after city employees and contractors at the landfill said they were dodging stray bullets.
Six manager finalists head for interviews
Of a half-dozen candidates to be interviewed next week for the Douglas County manager's job, five are Western Nevada residents. Douglas County commissioners made short work of reducing a list of 39 candidates to six on Monday.
Carson City and Nevada offices part of nationwide wave of bomb threats related to bitcoin
Department of Public Safety were called to inspect buildings in Carson City after threats were made. Photos by Kelsey Penrose. Government buildings in Carson City, as well in Las Vegas were evacuated briefly Thursday after receiving emails that reportedly were of a threatening nature. Authorities sa
Not much weather forecast between now and Christmas
While the three-month precipitation forecast through February indicates a chance of increased moisture, December doesn't appear to be holding up its end. As of Thursday, only .42 inches of moisture have fallen in Minden, according to the National Weather Service. The average for the same day is .55
Power restored in in Douglas County
CARSON VALLEY, Nev. (KOLO)-- NV Energy was reporting almost 18,000 customers without power in the Douglas County area on Wednesday night. It turns out power went out about 7:21 p.m. and was restored by 7:28 p.m., but NV Energy's website was not updated to reflect the power being restored.
The Dec. 14 R-C Morning Report
Genoa, Nev. — A wind advisory kicks off 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today with winds 25-35 mph, gusting to 50 mph with 65 mph in wind-prone areas. If you've got loose items you don't want to have to hunt for in the Pine Nuts, better tie them down. The previous high wind watch has been cancelled.
Washoe ROTC instructor faces assault charge
The logistics manager for the Washoe County School District's Jr. Reserve Officer Training Corps faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon as a result of an incident at a Stateline hotel.
Tahoe Youth invites community to their Douglas County and SLT Open Houses
Tahoe Youth and Family Services has been serving the South Lake Tahoe community since 1971 and in Douglas County since 2008. They are opening their doors to the public and inviting the community in for two Nights of Giving, December 19 and 20. On the 19th, their South Lake Tahoe office at 1021 Fremo
Douglas County balks at Muller Lane Parkway agreements
A series of agreements that could have seen Muller Lane Parkway were rejected by county commissioners on Monday after more than three hours debate. The deal-breaker for Commissioner Nancy McDermid was reduction from four lanes to two lanes on the portions of the road to be built by private developer