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Grant Davis from Carson City to play Ben Bentley in “Something Like Summer” (1)

July 5, 2015 — 

Grant Davis, a Carson City product who took his talents to southern California for an entertainment career, won a film role to play Ben Bentley in “Something Like Summer”.Davis, 18, …

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The story of the nowhere I-80 exits (2)

July 4, 2015 — 

Drive across Interstate 80 in Northern Nevada and you’ve probably seen the name on the exit signs that don’t seem to lead anywhere.After all, what is the background for places …

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Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows (3)

July 3, 2015 — 

CHICAGO — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band’s prankster heart by displaying …

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Where to watch Lake Tahoe’s Fourth of July fireworks shows (4)

July 3, 2015 — 

Lake Tahoe’s annual Fourth of July fireworks display at the South Shore will come with an extra dose of technology this year.The Fireworks by Grucci app will allow users to …

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Saddle up and travel through ‘Cowboy Country’ (5)

July 3, 2015 — 

Visit Northern Nevada — also known as Nevada’s Cowboy Country — to access the state’s ranching history as well as take in its current mining activity. Many explore this area …

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Carson City area live entertainment (6)

July 2, 2015 — 

Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. …

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Mark Twain officially honored for setting Lake Tahoe’s ‘first prescribed burn’ (7)

July 2, 2015 — 

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — “The ground was deeply carpeted with dry pine needles, and the fire touched them off as if they were gunpowder. It was wonderful to see what …

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Muffy Vhay: Cool salads to beat the heat (8)

July 1, 2015 — 

With gardens and farmer’s markets in their prime this time of year — and hot weather setting in as well, salads are the logical choice for lighter summer meals. They …

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Bunny Ranch worker wants to be on redesigned $10 bill (9)

June 29, 2015 — 

CARSON CITY, Nev., — With the Treasury Department announcing that a woman will be pictured on the redesigned $10 bill, America’s most famous legal hooker is stating her case for …

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Dear Abby: Greet fussy daughter-in-law with open arms and minds (10)

June 28, 2015 — 

DEAR ABBY: My son is being deployed for 10 months. His wife and baby are coming to live with me, and I am thrilled.My concern is that his wife is …

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Old mining town was once a big deal (11)

June 25, 2015 — 

One of the best things about writing this column is getting feedback from readers. Not too long ago, I received an email from a reader, Steve Hansen, telling me that …

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Enjoy a free day at the state parks, canoe rides (12)

June 25, 2015 — 

CCMS One-Act Play CompetitionFour one-act plays will contend for first place during the spring Churchill County Middle School One-Act Play Competition. Churchill County High School thespians serve as directors for …

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CAC membership info and season brochure coming soon (13)

June 25, 2015 — 

The Churchill Arts Council is wrapping up negotiations for its 2015 – 2016 programs and activities and membership information and a brochure for upcoming events will be available next month.There …

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Carson City area live entertainment (14)

June 25, 2015 — 

Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. …

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St. Mary’s Art & Retreat Center hosting Counterpane by artist Emily Silver (15)

June 25, 2015 — 

Abstract painting of landscapes by Emily Silver will be spotlighted in Counterpane, an exhibit put on by Capital City Arts Initiative, Saturday through Aug. 22 at St. Mary’s Art and …

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Carson City Brewery Arts Center hosting Nevada Artists Association’s summer show (16)

June 25, 2015 — 

The Nevada Artists Association opened its summer show at the Brewery Arts Center, where a reception for the artists will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. A judged event, …

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Joys of summer and music in the park (17)

June 20, 2015 — 

Saturday is the first of the summer free in-the-park concerts featuring Jefferey Broussard and the Creole Cowboys.The performance will be on the Centennial Stage in Oats Park in front of …

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The Night Hawks to perform at Dangberg (18)

June 19, 2015 — 

The Night Hawks, a rock and country band, will headline a concert at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Sunday. The Scarlet Verbs, a duo performing indie rock, will …

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Psychedelic rock band wrapping up 50 years of music (19)

June 19, 2015 — 

Fifty years ago, the Charlatans, a psychedelic rock band who came out of the music scene in 1960s San Francisco, played its first performance at the Red Dog Saloon, a …

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Carson City artist hosting fundraiser Saturday for animal shelter (20)

June 18, 2015 — 

Rosie Laird, a Carson City landscape artist, is teaming up with It’s a Girl Thang from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday to raise money for the Nevada Humane Society in …

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