Douglas County Newswire

Douglas County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Douglas County, NV.

Results 1 - 20 of 137 in Douglas County, NV

  1. NHP: Driver Dies After Crash With Semi-Truck on Highway 395 Near GardnervilleRead the original story

    Monday Apr 24 | KTVN Reno

    NHP: Driver Dies After Crash With Semi-Truck on Highway 395 Near - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers say one driver died after a fatal crash north of Highway 395 and Ray May Way near Gardnerville on Monday morning. Troopers say a semi-truck driver was heading south on 395 when a Cadillac, heading north, veered into the oncoming lane and was hit head-on by the semi-truck, just before 9:30 a.m. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says one lane of Highway 395, near Ray May Way has reopened to traffic.

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  2. Douglas County Sheriff's Office Swears In Two New DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | KTVN Reno

    Deputy Grace Strachan began her career as a Douglas County Deputy Sheriff. Deputy Strachan grew up in Nevada and following high school graduation she attended Sul Ross University in Alpine, Texas.

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  3. Nevada sheriff captain shares gang insight with foreign kingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Douglas County Sheriff's Capt. Joe Duffy is well-versed in gang activity, so when he was asked to help the Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga deal with a rising gang problem, he immediately said yes.

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  4. Past Pages for Thursday, April 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Nevada Appeal

    ... a future "casino row." A six-month-old battle by residents for taxational and political independence from Douglas County ended Friday when District Judge Dave Gamble struck down as unconstitutional an 80-year-old law that powered the unsuccessful ...

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  5. Bail hearing for ex Tahoe ski teacher on child porn chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | My Mother Lode

    ... of a minor. He's accused of photographing young children in a bathroom at a daycare center in rural Douglas County. His lawyer, David Houston, says that contrary to the prosecutors' claims, DeGraffenreid is not a pedophile or dangerous predator. He ...

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  6. Officials Approve Funding for Johnson Lane in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | KTVN Reno

    Minden, Nevada- The Douglas County Board of County Commissioners authorized the County to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with the Carson Water Subconservency District , providing $95,000 from the General Fund to match a $285,000 grant obtained from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to complete an Area Drainage Master Plan for the Johnson Lane community at their meeting on April 6, 2017. The plan will look at all of drainage areas affecting Johnson Lane in a comprehensive manner and prioritize a list of projects to restore historic drainage patterns and provide flood protection.

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  7. Douglas County Seeks Input on Social Media Messaging During FloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | KTVN Reno

    Douglas County Communications and Public Information is currently researching social media messages disseminated by local governments in Douglas, Lyon, Storey and Alpine Counties as well as Carson City, Nevada through social media during the January and February 2017 flooding events. The department is seeking public feedback through a quick survey of residents in Douglas, Lyon, Alpine, and Storey Counties.

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  8. Storm Watch: Chain Controls, Wind AdvisoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | KTVN Reno

    SR-431 from mile post 0.2 in Washoe County to mile post 17.3 in Washoe County in Nevada US-50 from mile post 0.0 in Douglas County to mile post 0.5 in Douglas County in Nevada. US-50 from mile post 0.0 in Carson City County to mile post 4.5 in Carson City County in Nevada Timing: Winds will continue through this morning.

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  9. Abacus initiates Field Program at Willow Porphyry Copper-Gold Property in NevadaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 11 | World News Report

    Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation is pleased to announce that it has initiated exploration on the newly-optioned Willow porphyry copper-gold property in Douglas County, Nevada, USA . The Property is subject to an option agreement with Almadex Minerals Limited and its wholly-owned Nevada subsidiary Almadex America Inc. , which gives Abacus the right to earn up to a 75% undivided ownership interest in the Willow property .

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | KTVN Reno

    The Douglas County Board of Commissioners have declared a State of Emergency in preparation for the potential of flooding associated with spring runoff and for stormy conditions such as this weekend. The declaration has been submitted to the State of Nevada and will allow regional partners to expedite mitigation efforts as well as speed up the delivery of resources required to more effectively respond to an emergency.

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  11. Two Arrested For Huffing Compressed AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | KTVN Reno

    Tuesday, April 3rd, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office were called to the Wal-Mart store on Highway 395 in northern Douglas County for a report of two people acting suspiciously in a car. Deputies arrived and found 18 year old Jesus Fausto from Carson City and a 17 year old girl huffing from a can of compressed air.

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  12. Authorities: Truck Tire Sets Three Small Fires in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | KTVN Reno

    Authorities tell Channel 2 News that an exploded truck tire caused three small fires along Highway 395 in Douglas County last week. Fire crews say a passerby called authorities around 8 p.m. about the grass fires, located between Airport Road and Johnson Lane on March 29th.

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  13. DCSO: Two Stabbing Victims from Separate IncidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | KTVN Reno

    ... was transported to Carson Valley Medical Center with minor injuries. Later that evening at about 10:25 pm, Douglas County Sheriff's Office say they responded to an address on Robin Drive in the Gardnerville Ranchos for a reported stabbing victim. ...

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  14. Meningitis Vaccines Required for Incoming 7th WCSD GradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | KTVN Reno

    ... reporting an increase of positive pertussis (commonly known as whooping cough) cases in the Carson City and Douglas County areas. Carson City Health & Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting an increase of positive pertussis (commonly known as whooping ...

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  15. seriesTHREE at Body HarmonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | KTVN Reno

    ... reporting an increase of positive pertussis (commonly known as whooping cough) cases in the Carson City and Douglas County areas. Carson City Health & Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting an increase of positive pertussis (commonly known as whooping ...

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  16. Inmate Captured After Walking Away From Nevada CampRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Douglas County sheriff's deputies have captured a minimum security inmate who allegedly walked away from a conservation camp near Carson City, stole a city water truck and crashed into a car in Genoa. The sheriff's office says 49-year-old Martin Eric Joseph was arrested Wednesday after he ran head-on into a Subaru with the Carson City water truck he allegedly stole near Fuji Park hours earlier.

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  17. Authorities Say Inmate Walk-Away Found in GenoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KTVN Reno

    Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies say they captured a minimum security inmate who walked away from work detail at the Stewart Conservation Camp located in South Carson City on Tuesday night. Joseph arrived at NDOC from Washoe County, December 8, 2014.

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  18. Authorities Investigate Three Small Grass Fires in Douglas CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | KTVN Reno

    Fire crews say a passerby called authorities around 8 p.m. about the grass fires, located between Airport Road and Johnson Lane. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the incident as a possible arson.

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  19. Trump declares major disaster for Nevada flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | KSL-TV

    President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster across much of northern Nevada, which is trying to recover from a severe winter full of floods and mudslides . The White House said in a statement Tuesday the declaration will make federal disaster assistance available to Washoe and Douglas counties around Reno and Carson City, as well as north-central Nevada's Humboldt County and Elko County stretching to the Utah line.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | KTVN Reno

    Carson City Health & Human Services is reporting an increase of positive pertussis cases in the Carson City and Douglas County areas. The Disease Control and Prevention Division at CCHHS oversees disease surveillance and investigations in Carson City and Douglas County and is currently investigating the increase.

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