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Job fair may be the biggest yet (1)

September 3, 2014 — 

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Unemployment in Carson City peaked in 2011 at 14.4 percent. …

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Past Pages for Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 (2)

September 3, 2014 — 

140 Years Ago Advertisements: “Wagons, Wagons, Wagons!: The best eastern wagons ever brought to this coast, made to order expressly for this market, Iron Axles, all sizes, wide tread, and …

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Plans proceeding for ‘Big MAC’ (3)

September 3, 2014 — 

Architectural design concepts for an $8.7 million multi-purpose athletic center were put before Carson City’s Parks and Recreation Commission in nearly completed form Tuesday night. The commission, which also reviewed …

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Public to see the core of Carson Street (4)

September 3, 2014 — 

A public hearing on plans for altering Carson Street’s downtown streetscape to promote a pedestrian-friendly feel is scheduled for Sept. 16, though times are yet to be set. City Manager …

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Gardnerville resident brings viral sensation local (5)

September 3, 2014 — 

Nationwide people are dumping buckets of ice-cold water on their heads to spread awareness and encourage donations to the ALS Foundation. Videos of this phenomenon have gone viral with local …

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Best tips to have a great school day (6)

September 2, 2014 — 

There are various habits that contribute to a healthy lifestyle. But one healthy habit in particular, the routine of having a nutritious breakfast every morning, is one that can positively …

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Update on Friday’s power outage (7)

September 2, 2014 — 

A power outage that affected most of western Churchill County began at about 2:45 p.m. Friday when a commercial truck struck two power poles near the intersection of Sheckler Road …

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Labor Day parade (8)

September 2, 2014 — 

President’s Award: The Rotary Club Best Use of Theme: Kent’s Supply Most Creative: Jarred Harmon in the Special Lions Float created using napkins and a gold cart. Best Farm Implement: …

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Mt. Rose repaving begins this week (9)

September 2, 2014 — 

Roadway grinding and repaving at the top of the Mount Rose Highway begins this Friday. The $10 million contract will repave the roadway form Timberline Drive to the Mount Rose …

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JoAnne Skelly: Does foliar fertilization work? (10)

September 1, 2014 — 

Many people feed their plants using a hose-end sprayer. We see advertisements for water-soluble fertilizers in every gardening magazine and on TV. They claim immediate results, larger blooms, longer bloom …

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Past Pages for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 (11)

September 1, 2014 — 

140 Years Ago The Mint: The Hon. James Crawford, the new superintendent of the Mint, was in town looking as if he was perfectly at home. He will assume charge …

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Virginia City celebrates Labor Day (12)

September 1, 2014 — 

To celebrate Labor Day, the Mitchell family walked the four blocks from their home to downtown Virginia City to watch the annual Labor Day parade. “For us, part of it …

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Author of book set in Carson features at festival (13)

September 1, 2014 — 

Sandra Medeiros, author of a thriller set in Carson City, will sell and sign her book at Dayton Valley Days on Sept. 20-21. Medeiros’ book “Death at a Bargain Price” …

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Nevada State Bank helps Fernley veteran in need (14)

September 1, 2014 — 

Brett Palmer, president of Nevada Veteran’s Coalition, Terry Shirey, Nevada State Bank executive vice president and CFO, and Stephanie Arroyo, Nevada State Bank Fernley branch manager and board member of …

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WATCH OUT FOR HAUNTED HOUSE (15)

August 31, 2014 — 

Kaila Richards and Jason Stinson pose for a photo in the nearly completed Stinson Charity Haunted House on Saturday. Actors and actresses are needed for the haunted house at 3227 …

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Western Nevada College welcomes new faculty, adminstrative employees (16)

August 31, 2014 — 

A number of new employees have joined Western Nevada College as more than 4,000 students head to campus for the 2014-15 school year. The college filled several faculty and administrative …

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Senator Square: Carson High School names new vice principals (17)

August 31, 2014 — 

We had an exciting week at CHS, including a video message from our rivals from the south at Douglas High School. The Douglas staff challenged our staff to the ALS …

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Carson City birth announcements (18)

August 31, 2014 — 

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Jordyn Carlson-Jones and Wade Jones of Dayton, a son, Spencer Wade Jones, born Aug. 19, 2014, weighing 7 pounds and one ounce. To Natalie …

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Carson City road report for Sept. 1-7 (19)

August 31, 2014 — 

The following information applies to the period of Sept. 1-7. Crews will be striping roadways throughout the city on weekdays between the hours of 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Minor …

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Maffei new director of Food for Thought (20)

August 31, 2014 — 

Marlene Maffei was a member of the parent-teacher association at Fremont Elementary School in 2006 when she heard about a fellow mom who started a program at Fritsch Elementary School …

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