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JoAnne Skelly: Does foliar fertilization work? (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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 (8)

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 (9)

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 (10)

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 (11)

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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Military achievements: Silver State grad completes basic training (12)

August 31, 2014 — 

Air Force Airman Danielle J. Belanger, a 2013 graduate of Silver State High School, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. Belanger completed …

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Carson City volunteer connection (13)

August 31, 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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Senior menus for week of Sept. 1 (14)

August 31, 2014 — 

Note: Lunch menus for the week of Sept. 1 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. CARSON CITY Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr.: MONDAY: Center …

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Past Pages for Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 (15)

August 31, 2014 — 

140 Years Ago The state prison: Col. Hyman, the warden, gave the Appeal a tour of the new buildings in addition to the old prison. The number of cells is …

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Fire restrictions to be lifted on Tuesday (16)

August 30, 2014 — 

Fire restrictions that have been in place since May 30 lift at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Bureau of Land Management’s Carson City district office, the Carson and Bridgeport …

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Feds’ Buy American law stalls water main project in Carson City (17)

August 30, 2014 — 

Public Works Director Darren Schulz says stricter federal Buy American law has delayed a Carson City water main project, which postpones possible traffic snarls near Carson High School. Schulz indicated …

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Faith & Insight: Only Jesus can build the church (18)

August 30, 2014 — 

I had a conversation with a friend recently that caused me to examine my heart and mind regarding being a disciple of Christ, making more disciples for Jesus Christ, and …

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Past Pages for Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 (19)

August 30, 2014 — 

140 years ago Sweet music. We were attracted to the saloon of Capt. Meyer on Second Street last night by the sound of sweet music. There we found Hugo Heimerdinger …

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First Baptist Church to offer AWANA (20)

August 30, 2014 — 

First Baptist Church in Carson City will begin offering an AWANA youth program from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, beginning Sept. 9, at the corner of Mountain and Bath …

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