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Mayor Robert Crowell announces #CarsonProud social media campaign (1)

April 20, 2015 — 

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>This is the new pride campaign for Carson City residents! Join the movement. Show us how you're <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/CarsonProud?src=hash”>#CarsonProud</a>! <a href=”http://t.co/v5radxdE3U”>pic.twitter.com/v5radxdE3U</a></p>— Carson Proud (@CarsonProud) <a href=”https://twitter.com/CarsonProud/status/589181535758061568”>April 17, 2015</a></blockquote> …

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Minden Photographer’s work displayed at WNC Minden campus (2)

April 20, 2015 — 

Minden’s Wendell Jenness currently has photography on display at the Western Nevada College Minden campus. The photography will be on display until May.Jenness, who looks like he isn’t a day …

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Dayton and USDA celebrate Earth Day with new sewage project (3)

April 20, 2015 — 

DAYTON —In honor of Dayton Valley’s Earth Day celebration, the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development also held a celebration for the region’s new septic elimination project. The project, …

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Nevada Legislature: Bill to cut PERS clears Nevada Senate (4)

April 20, 2015 — 

The Nevada Senate on Monday voted unanimously to approve a bill making major changes to the Public Employee Retirement System, including reducing the annual credit toward retirement from 2.5 percent …

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Significant progress for Carson City’s Capitol Mall hoped for by 2017 (5)

April 20, 2015 — 

The private sector Capitol Mall project, which just reached Carson City government’s review stage, is big by local standards and has big implications for traffic, water and the like.Project documents …

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NHP said alleged Fallon murderer died of self-inflicted wound (6)

April 20, 2015 — 

UPDATE: The Nevada Highway Patrol is now reporting that a Fallon man who allegedly murdered his ex-wife late Monday afternoon died of a self-inflicted wound.According to the Churchill County Sheriff …

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Tammy Westergard leaving Carson City Library job soon (7)

April 20, 2015 — 

Tammy Westergard, department business manager with the Carson City Library, has submitted her resignation.City Manager Nick Marano confirmed that on Monday and said though he hasn’t seen the letter of …

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Assemblyman PK O’Neill partners with Western Nevada College Foundation to raise funds for Always Lost Exhibit (8)

April 20, 2015 — 

Carson City Assemblyman PK O’Neill, R-District 40, has partnered with Western Nevada College Foundation in an effort to raise funds to continue the “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” exhibit’s …

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Jewell to announce listing decision for sage grouse (9)

April 20, 2015 — 

RENO — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell plans to announce Tuesday whether she will move forward with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s earlier proposal to order federal protection for a …

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Common Core test crashes again on first full day back (10)

April 20, 2015 — 

LAS VEGAS — Nevada schools will have to document at least two attempts if they can’t or won’t finish the troubled Common Core testing, as two other states seemed to …

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Nevada Legislature Roundup: Sandoval’s tax plan up for Senate vote Tuesday (11)

April 20, 2015 — 

Senate leaders say they expect to pass Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposed tax plan. Republican Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson said the state Senate will vote on SB252 on Tuesday …

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Deadline for getting Real ID license moved back to October 2020 (12)

April 20, 2015 — 

The federal Department of Homeland Security has moved back the deadline for Nevadans to have a Real ID drivers’ license to October 2020.Nevada DMV Director Troy Dillard said before this …

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of felony drug trafficking (13)

April 20, 2015 — 

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityTHURSDAYAt 4:51 p.m., Michelle Carrasco, 36, was arrested on suspicion of …

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Nevada Legislature: Signs of life for Uber regulation bill that failed Senate (14)

April 20, 2015 — 

A bill that would allow for ride-hailing companies such as Uber in Nevada is showing signs of life after failing a vote of the Nevada Senate. SB439 was granted a …

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Wild horse advocates disagree on contraceptives for mustangs (15)

April 20, 2015 — 

RENO — United in their belief wild horses should remain free to roam public rangeland across the West, groups working to protect the mustangs are increasingly at odds over whether …

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Truckee River’s level drops after flow from reservoir halted (16)

April 20, 2015 — 

RENO — With the start of summer two months away, the Truckee River’s level already is dropping around Reno after flows into it from a Sierra Nevada reservoir were halted …

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Nevada Legislature Week 12: Crunch time for passing bills (17)

April 20, 2015 — 

Lawmakers are up against a major deadline in the 12th week of the Nevada Legislature: Most bills need to pass a vote of either the full Senate or Assembly by …

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Nevada springs to action (18)

April 19, 2015 — 

MINDEN — Brian Polian welcomed a little change of scenery on Saturday.And the third-year University of Nevada football coach welcomed an opportunity to view and evaluate his team Saturday during …

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Carson City’s WNC teams sweep (19)

April 19, 2015 — 

After two weekends on the road against two of the best teams in the nation, the Western Nevada College softball team showed it knows how to win when the playing …

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Local sports roundup: Carson track teams win own invitational (20)

April 19, 2015 — 

Both teams win titles in their own invitationalCarson High’s boys and girls enjoyed big days en route to winning their respective titles at the Carson Invitational Saturday at the Jim …

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