Announcements

Election 2014: Congress District 2

October 12, 2014 — 

Mark Amodei

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Nevada State Controller

October 12, 2014 — 

Tom Jones

Residence: Las Vegas

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Election 2014: Carson City Board of Supervisors, Ward 1

October 12, 2014 — 

Karen Abowd

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Nevada Governor

October 12, 2014 — 

Brian Sandoval

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Nevada Lt. Governor

October 12, 2014 — 

Lucy Flores

Residence: Las Vegas

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Election 2014: Nevada Secretary of State

October 12, 2014 — 

Barbara Cegavske

Place of residence: Las Vegas

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Election 2014: Nevada State Treasurer

October 12, 2014 — 

Dan Schwartz

Residence: Las Vegas

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Election 2014: Nevada Attorney General

October 12, 2014 — 

Adam Laxalt

Residence: Henderson

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Election 2014: State Senate, District 16

October 12, 2014 — 

John Everhart

Residence: Reno

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Election 2014: State Assembly District 40

October 12, 2014 — 

Philip “PK” O’Neill

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Carson City District Attorney

October 12, 2014 — 

Mark Krueger

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Carson City School Trustee, District 1

October 12, 2014 — 

Jim Bathgate

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Carson City School Trustee, District 3

October 12, 2014 — 

David Carter

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Carson City School Trustee, District 4

October 12, 2014 — 

Ryan Green

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Carson City Board of Supervisors, Ward 3

October 12, 2014 — 

Lori Bagwell

Residence: Carson City

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Election 2014: Nevada state ballot questions

October 12, 2014 — 

Nevada Question 1:

Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to create a Court of Appeals that would decide appeals of District Court decisions in certain civil and criminal cases?

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Election 2014: Assembly District 39

October 12, 2014 — 

Jim Wheeler

Residence: Ruenstroth area of Gardnerville.

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Election 2014: Carson City question 1

October 12, 2014 — 

Question No. CC 1 calls for an advisory vote of approval or rejection regarding the following ballot question:

“Shall the Nevada Legislature amend the Carson City Charter to provide for nomination by ward only voting in ward-supervisory primary elections with an at-large general election run off between the two highest primary vote receivers in each ward?”

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October 12, 2014 — 

Early voting in Carson City takes place at the County Clerk’s Office at the Courthouse, 885 E. Musser St., Suite 1025.

Voting will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Oct. 18 and Oct. 25. And Monday-Friday, Oct. 20-24 and Oct. 27-31 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Courthouse.

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Carson High School’s class of 1974 holding reunion

October 15, 2014 — 

A reunion for Carson High School’s class of 1974 is planned over Nevada Day weekend.

Members will meet Oct. 31 in the Holiday Room at the Plaza Hotel starting at 8 a.m. Members of the classes of 1973 and 1975 are also invited to attend.

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Carson production of ‘My Fair Lady’ set

October 15, 2014 — 

“My Fair Lady,” which follows the story of Professor Henry Higgins as he transforms a lowly flower girl into an en elegant woman, will play in Carson City for three weekends in November.

Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company’s version of the award-winning production will be Nov. 8-23 at the Carson City Community Center.

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Halloween activities set at Carson City Library

October 15, 2014 — 

Carson City Library will host a Halloween costume party and mini-pumpkin decorating event for all ages from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27 in the library’s youth department.

The event offers a costume contest with prizes. Costumes must be age appropriate.

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Food & holiday gifts sought for Carson families

October 15, 2014 — 

Body by Pilates is sponsoring its Adopt a Family program, which provides gifts and food to struggling families during the holidays.

Donations of food and unwrapped gifts can be dropped off at Body by Pilates, 308 N. Plaza St., until Dec. 10.

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Carson Chamber Singers sets two concerts

October 8, 2014 — 

The Carson Chamber Singers, directed by Michael Langham, will kick off its 30th season with a pair of concerts in Carson City and Reno.

The first concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Ave. in Reno. The program will be repeated at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 300 S. Division St. in Carson City.

The program includes “Sure on the Shining Night” by Morten Lauridsen; Dirait on from “Les Chansons des Roses” by Lauridsen; Regina Coeli, K. 108, by Mozart; Canite tuba by Palestrina; and the traditional American hymn tune “Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal,” arranged by Alice Parker.

Tickets cost $10 for general admission; children 16 and younger are admitted free. Tickets are available at CCSymphony.com, Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall or at the door. Carson City Symphony flex tickets are also accepted.

For more information, call 775-883-4154.

Halloween costume ball planned in Carson City’s BAC

October 8, 2014 — 

High Sierra Swing Dance Club presents its annual Halloween costume ball from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St.

Costumes are optional, but there will be prizes for best holiday attire in four categories.

Partners are not required. The dance costs $7 for members of swing clubs and $10 for nonmembers. Join the club that night, and the dance is free.

For more information, go to www.highsierraSDC.org, or call 530-307-8937.

15 wild horses offered at Carson City adoption auction

October 8, 2014 — 

Fifteen wild horses from ranges on BLM-administered public lands in Nevada and California and one burro from Utah will be offered for adoption at the third of four annual saddle-trained horse adoption events in Carson City on Oct. 18 at Northern Nevada Correctional Center, 1721 Snyder Ave.

The horses, which are saddle-trained by inmates and receive at least 120 days of training, range in age from four to seven years and vary in weight and color.

Public viewing begins at 9 a.m. and will be followed by a competitive bid adoption conducted by an auctioneer beginning at 10 a.m. The beginning bid on all horses is $150.

A catalog of horses offered at the event is posted online at http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/carson_city_field.html. Frequently asked questions about the program are answered at the same site.

Attendees are asked to enter the facility from the north side and watch for signs and event personnel at the extreme south end of the facility. The public is prohibited from wearing blue clothing, blue jeans, tank tops or shorts. Cell phones, cameras and recording devices are not allowed.

For more information, call John Axtell at 775-885-6146.

Entries sought for Carson City’s Creepy Film Festival

October 8, 2014 — 

Wired Wednesday and Carson TV are sponsoring the Carson Creepy Film Festival competition, which invites filmmakers to submit a piece to coincide with the event’s theme — “Creepy.”

To participate, register by 5 p.m. Monday. Teams have one week to make a film. Three requirements will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Brewery Arts Center Media Center.

The competition offers subcategories — ghost, Halloween, monster, psychological thriller, Sci Fi, spiders/insects, vampire, witches and zombies — which can lean to comedy or horror.

The winners are determined by the following criteria: acting, plot or story, technical/effects, use of ingredients, best picture overall. Some films will be shown on public access television. Those selected for broadcast must not contain gratuitous violence, nudity or inappropriate language.

Films will be screened and judged at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Brewery Arts Center’s Performance Hall. Admission to the screening costs $5 per person. Prizes will be offered at intermission for best costumes.

Films must be submitted by Wednesday, Oct. 22. To register or for more information, go to www.breweryarts.org.

Carson hosting language tutor training workshop

October 8, 2014 — 

The English-as-a-Second-Language In-Home Program will host a free tutor training workshop from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Partnership Carson City, 1711 N. Roop St., at the corner of Roop Street and Beverly Drive. Volunteer tutors will talk about how to teach basic English to adults on a one-to-one basis. Light snacks will be served.

Instructional materials and training are provided. Neither experience nor foreign language skills are necessary, but a commitment of one to two hours per week is expected.

To reserve a seat, call 775-671-7455.

Donations needed for Carson pediatric patients

October 8, 2014 — 

Loose change is being collected to buy movies, X-Box games, board games, puzzles and toys for patients in Carson Tahoe Hospital’s pediatric unit as part of a Carson High School senior project.

Donations can be dropped through Oct. 15 at American Family Insurance, 2085 E. William St.; Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.; and Old Globe Saloon, 407 N. Curry St.

Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada in Carson City hosting anti-bullying event

October 7, 2014 — 

A nationally recognized anti bullying organization is bringing its message and knowledge to Carson City the evening of October 9. Teach Anti Bullying Inc. will present “Bullying, the Silent Killer” to educators, parents, law enforcement officials and members of the public on Thursday, October 9 at the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

The Philadelphia based organization’s mission is to raise awareness of bullying and support families and children who are impacted by bully-related issues. Teach Anti Bullying, Inc. helps schools, communities, and organizations nation-wide in developing both bullying prevention programs and school violence preparedness.

The event is sponsored locally by the Carson City Sheriffs Association, Northern Nevada Law Enforcement Association, The Sausage Factory, J&M Furniture and the Carson City Firemen’s Association.

The Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada is located at 1870 Russell Way, Carson City, NV

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