Community Relations and Public Information

The Community Relations and Public Information Department guarantees that residents, employees, and the public at-large, are kept accurately informed of county government services, activities and programs in a timely, effective and efficient manner.

The department facilitates public access to information and heightens awareness of government services and serves as a clearinghouse for all official government communications with the public to ensure that Douglas County, its officials and representatives are consistently presented in a positive, professional manner.

Community Relations provides county service information to residents, businesses, visitors and media through Programs, County Newsletter, Civic Engagement, Press Releases, Media relations and public information during activation of the Emergency Operations Center, Managing the County Website and Social Media Platforms, Acting as a liaison between private, public and non-profit organizations with-in Douglas County.

Media Requests Outside Normal Business Hours:

On holidays and after normal business hours, call Douglas County Sheriff's Department 775-782-5126 or Fire Dispatch 775-782-9040 to confirm basic breaking news details. Dispatchers provide basic information and advise if a public information officer has been called to the scene.

For inquiries about non-breaking news and minor incidents, contact the Douglas County Manager's Office during regular business hours (775) 782-9821 and ask to be directed to Community Relations or call Melissa Blosser (775) &81-6886.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Nextdoor for the most current breaking news. 

View our Media Kit  for more information on beautiful Douglas County.

 

Contact

Melissa Blosser

Melissa Blosser

Community Relations Coordinator/Public Information Officer

Physical Address: 1594 Esmeralda Ave. Minden, NV 89423

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 218 Minden, NV 89423

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Ph: 775-782-9821 cell: 775-781-6886

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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News

Posted: Jab 18, 2019

Douglas County Wins Budgeting Award

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Posted: Jab 16, 2019

Douglas County Encourages the Community to Reach Out

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Posted: Jab 16, 2019

County Manager, Tom Stone, Resigns

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Posted: Jab 15, 2019

Douglas County Working Homicide Investigation

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Posted: Jab 12, 2019

Douglas County Selects Tom Stone as County Manager

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Posted: Jab 12, 2019

Topaz Lake Campground Closed Due to Boating Accident

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Posted: Dec 17, 2018

Swearing-in Ceremony 2019

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Posted: Dec 17, 2018

Lindsay Chichester

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Posted: Nov 30, 2018

Douglas County Seeks Representatives for Advisory Boards

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Posted: Nov 29, 2018

Douglas County Seeks Representatives for VHR Task Force

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Posted: Nov 26, 2018

Douglas County Looking to fill County Manager Position

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Posted: Nov 09, 2018

Douglas County Hosts NACO Conference

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Posted: Nov 09, 2018

Road Closure

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Posted: Nov 07, 2018

Results of Vacation Home Rental Survey Publicly Available

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Posted: Nov 07, 2018

Items from November 1, 2018 have been rescheduled.

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Posted: Nov 05, 2018

Report Vacation Home Rentals In Douglas County

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Posted: Nov 01, 2018

Meeting Cancelled 11/1/2018

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Posted: Oct 30, 2018

Flood Awareness Event 2018

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Posted: Oct 02, 2018

Lindsay Chichester Hired as Extension Educator

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Posted: Sep 27, 2018

Douglas County Businesses Receive Spotlight Awards

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Posted: Sep 20, 2018

Vacation Home Rental

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Posted: Sep 10, 2018

Citizen Brown Bag Lunch on the Strategic Plan

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Posted: Sep 03, 2018

Douglas County Hires New CFO and Comptroller

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Posted: Aug 30, 2018

Philip Ritger Hired as Public Works Director

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