Lecture on life and times of Joe Conforte
The Douglas County Historical Society will host a lecture at 7 p.m. today at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395 North, Gardnerville. Nevada journalist David Toll will speak on Joe Conforte, former owner of the Mustang Ranch. For more information, call 775-782-2555.
Secret Witness turns 40 this year – and it’s helped solve many of Northern Nevada’s most violent crimes
Secret Witness tips have played a pivotal role in solving some of the most violent crimes the greater Northern Nevada region has seen. To date, Secret Witness has paid out more than $300,000 in rewards to anonymous tipsters. Rewards range from $50 (graffiti/tagging) to $1,500 (armed robbery) to $2,500 (murder).