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King fire sending more smoky air to Western Nevada (1)

September 23, 2014 — 

Red-flag warnings for today and Wednesday on the nearly 90,000-acre King fire burning near Pollock Pines could mean dangerous conditions for firefighters and more smoke for Western Nevada. While the …

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Past Pages for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 (2)

September 22, 2014 — 

140 Years Ago Mrs. Ann Eliza Young, divorced wife of Prophet Brigham, is lecturing in Virginia City on the horrors of Mormonism. Will she come to Carson? 130 Years Ago …

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JoAnne Skelly: Prevent powdery mildew on roses (3)

September 22, 2014 — 

As I write this article, it is 87 degrees outside. With these warm temperatures, I’m a little surprised to see powdery mildew (PM) occurring on my rambling roses. This fungal …

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Mentor Center closes doors after 15 years (4)

September 22, 2014 — 

After 15 years in operation, the Mentor Center of Western Nevada will close its doors today. “After much discussion and much thought, together, with our Board of Directors at the …

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September 22, 2014 — 

Pooches invited to plunge into pool Saturday Carson Aquatic Facility’s outdoor pool will be available for dogs during Carson Animal Services Initiative’s Pooch Plunge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. …

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King fire expected to keep Carson City’s air quality poor into Wednesday (6)

September 22, 2014 — 

Crews battling a huge Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes braced Monday for the possibility of strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week …

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Carson City’s Larry Ronhovdee dies after ATV accident (7)

September 22, 2014 — 

Larry Ronhovdee, 50, the pressroom manager at the Nevada Appeal died Sunday night after an all-terrain vehicle accident about three miles up Brunswick Canyon in Carson City. “At this point …

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Animal services job fair Tuesday at Marriott (8)

September 22, 2014 — 

The Nevada Humane Society, which starts running city government’s animal services shelter and operations Oct. 1, is holding a job fair Tuesday at Carson City’s Courtyard Marriott. It begins at …

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Comstock to rumble with return of Street Vibrations (9)

September 22, 2014 — 

When Street Vibrations Fall Rally comes to Reno-Tahoe this week, the Comstock in Virginia City gets its fair share of rumbles as the sounds of motorcycle engines take over the …

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Motorists urged to be mindful of deer (10)

September 22, 2014 — 

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is urging residents to be attentive of deer while driving in Carson City. Drivers are reminded to pay attention to speed limits and drive carefully …

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Monday update: Dense smoke warning in effect; still no fire threat to Truckee-Tahoe (11)

September 22, 2014 — 

TRUCKEE, Calif. — More smoke from the King Fire burning west of Lake Tahoe is expected in the region this week, although crews appear to be getting a handle on managing …

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Photo gallery: Dayton Valley Days (12)

September 21, 2014 — 

The Dayton Dust Devils marching band performed during the parade at Dayton Valley Days on Saturday. Dale Ecklund of Carson City and his nephew Aiden Melanaphy, 5, drive a vintage …

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Photo gallery: CASI 5k/2k run-walk (13)

September 21, 2014 — 

Christy Works and her dog ‘Shags’ of Carson City wins the third annual Carson Animal Services Initiative’s 5k race Saturday morning at Riverview Park. Runners and walkers and their dogs …

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RSVP’s volunteer connection (14)

September 21, 2014 — 

This continues RSVP’s column of volunteer opportunities. For details or to sign up for any of these opportunities, call Lauren at 775-687-4680, ext. 6. Do not call agencies directly, as …

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Senator Square: Clubs getting underway at Carson High School (15)

September 21, 2014 — 

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce is holding the fifth annual Chairman’s Scramble Golf Tournament at Silver Oak Golf Course on Friday. All proceeds to benefit Carson High Culinary Pro …

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Businesses need to buy into Carson Street plan (16)

September 21, 2014 — 

With downtown streetscape changes a hot topic, discussions regarding business buy-in will heighten as the Carson Street plan moves from a conceptual plan toward a detailed design. Preliminary contacts with …

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Carson City birth announcements (17)

September 21, 2014 — 

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Julie Garcia and James Hines of Carson City, a daughter, Winter Moon Hines, born Aug. 25, 2014, weighing 8 pounds and 2 ounces. To …

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Carson City road report for Sept. 22-28 (18)

September 21, 2014 — 

The following information applies to the period of Sept. 22-28. Due to an event, Goni Road and Research Way will be closed to through traffic south of College Parkway beginning …

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Past Pages for Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 (19)

September 21, 2014 — 

140 Years Ago Matt Rinkel’s new building. It is a fine large brick building two stories high. Mr. Judd is moving his stock of hardwares into his new store on …

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Dayton artist’s work hails statehood with view of modern reps (20)

September 21, 2014 — 

Dayton artist Steven Saylor completed his painting Nine Cheers for the Silver State, which celebrates the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s statehood and features Gov. Brian Sandoval, the state’s two U.S. …

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