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Ghiringhelli Specialty Foods, a Vallejo, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 33,610 pounds of Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad with White Chicken Meat product that possibly has Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday. The Trader Joe’s Broccoli Slaw & Kale Salad with White Chicken Meat product that’s affected by this recall was
Published: May 4, 2016
Kadence Ortiz, 8, waits for the costume competition to begin during the Star Wars Day celebration at the Carson City Library in Carson City on Wednesday. Ortiz won the 6th grade and under category for her Rey costume.
Published: May 4, 2016
Gov. Brian Sandoval and Controller Ron Knecht got into an unexpected spat on Wednesday over Knecht’s petition to repeal the commerce tax and unbalance the state budget.Asked how he would make up the more than $121 million revenue loss if the petition wins, Sandoval pointed to Knecht and said, “Ask him.”“I won’t (make the cuts),” said Sandoval.Knecht charged back he
Published: May 4, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he plans to vote for Donald Trump after fellow governor John Kasich and all other major Republican candidates dropped out of the presidential race. The moderate Republican governor said Wednesday he doesn’t agree with Trump on all the issues, but the Democratic nominee is “simply not an option.” Sandoval caucused for Marco
Published: May 4, 2016
Carson City residents should avoid any outdoor activities this weekend if they want to stay dry.A storm cell is expected through Sunday night, bringing thunderstorms and precipitation to the area. The strongest storms are expected for today when the pressure is at its worst stability, but the rest of the week is expected to be mild and stormy, said National
Published: May 4, 2016
Silver Strike CrossFit will mark National Police Week, May 15-21, by raising money for a Northern Nevada charity while offering free classes to members of local law enforcement. Throughout May, the gym is accepting donations on behalf of the Northern Nevada Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.). The organization helps support families and colleagues of police officers lost in
Published: May 4, 2016
Enjoy a merry evening of big-band music from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St., across from the Nevada State Legislature in Carson City. General admission is $5 at the door; free for age 18 and under.Merry May Jazz features the 19-member Mile High Jazz Band playing favorite and new big-band songs. Some
Published: May 4, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAYAt 9:26 p.m., a 26-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery and failure to appear warrant near the 600 block of Jackson Way. Bail was set at $3,415.At 9:30 p.m., Alex Mercer, 24, of Carson City was arrested
Published: May 4, 2016
The Carson City Courthouse was temporarily closed Wednesday morning as a possible bomb scare was investigated. On Wednesday morning, a bomb threat was called into the South Lake Tahoe Courthouse and as a protective measure, Carson City officials swept the Carson Courthouse to make sure no similar devices were on the property. During the sweep, a black trash bag was
Published: May 4, 2016
Editor’s note: This continues a series of articles on Western Nevada College intercollegiate athletics, which are being discontinued after the 2016 season.Anyone who has listened to them apply their craft know they have put their heart and soul into what they do. And now that it’s coming to an end, Helaine Jesse Morres and Chris Graham obviously don’t like what’s
Published: May 2, 2016
Editor’s note: This continues a series of articles on Western Nevada College intercollegiate athletics, which are being discontinued after the 2016 season.As the Western Nevada College athletics program comes near to the finish, Wildcat baseball coach D.J. Whittemore said he’s more concerned about how the value of athletics at the community college level is seen and not concerned as much
Published: May 3, 2016
Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell and City Manager Nick Marano recently sat down with the Nevada Appeal to discuss two big issues for the city: water and streets. The following interview has been edited for clarity and length. The entire video discussion is available online at www.nevavdaappeal.comQ: We’ve had a wet winter, but the state is still in drought. Could
Published: May 1, 2016
Nevada’s Attorney General has asked the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate the 20-year-old murder conviction of Peter Quinn Elvik arguing there is strong evidence he knew what he did was wrong even though only 14 at the time.He was convicted of shooting William Gibson, 63, at the Carson City gun range in August 1995. The Nevada Supreme Court
Published: May 2, 2016
Carson City students got the opportunity to travel the world Tuesday.Second to fifth grade students from Bordewich-Bray and Fremont Elementary were chosen to beta test a new learning program called Google Expedition Pioneer Program. The program provided technology that allowed the students to travel the world using individual virtual reality viewers and the teachers had tablet that allowed them to
Published: May 3, 2016
This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.Today, May 4, is the National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, part of a monthlong effort to bring awareness to the issues surrounding teen pregnancy in the United States. Carson City Health and Human Services is proud to work with our
Published: May 3, 2016
The Arts and Culture Special Event funding was divvied up among four groups by the Carson City Cultural Commission Tuesday. The commission approved a total of $24,000 split between the Brewery Arts Center, Capital City Arts Initiative, the Mile High Jazz Band and the La Ke Lel Be Pow Wow Committee. Gina Hill, the BAC executive director, said the requested
Published: May 3, 2016
The roll of active voters registered in Nevada has swelled by 73,119 since January with more than a third of that increase — 25,277, coming in April alone.Democrats have out-registered Republicans by a margin of nearly 2:1 so far this calendar year, adding 40,464 to the list compared to 23,863 Republicans. As of April, they had a registration advantage of
Published: May 3, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.MONDAYAt 7:25 p.m., a 35-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery near the 2700 block of Bunch Way. Bail was set at $3,000.The Nevada Appeal only names people arrested on suspicion of felonies and violent crimes. Carson City
Published: May 3, 2016
Following recent narcotics arrests in Reno, local law enforcement warns citizens to be on the watch for loved ones who may be suffering repercussions from it.Recently, arrests were made in Reno and San Francisco relating to a major distribution source for prescription opioids, and local law enforcement is concerned about community education to detect signs of addiction and withdrawal for
Published: May 3, 2016
150 Years AgoMint papers coming. Good for us! Reckoning by the usual rates of time for the transmission of mail, those papers will reach here inside of 10 days. The cornerstone of the Mint, according to our prediction, will be laid by the middle of June.130 Years AgoAll sorts. Charley Brown the undertaker of Virginia City is talking of opening
Published: May 3, 2016
A new facsimile machine, capable of transmitting the entire contents of a newspaper across hundreds of miles in a few minutes, is being perfected here in the laboratories of the International Telephone and Telegraph Company. Tests indicate the new invention may revolutionize methods of transmitting documents, news and business messages over long distances. Business houses in New York will be
Published: May 3, 2016
Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for April 28. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations:Carson City Recreation, snack bar, 5400 Heritage Way, scored 100 points.El Charro Avitia, bar, 4389 S. Carson St., scored 100 points. Subway, 3959 S. Carson St., scored 100 points. Tahoe Ridge Winery & Marketplace, 1105 S.
Published: May 3, 2016
The Nevada Appeal is accepting stories about moms, no more than 300 words, through May 5. Email stories and no more than two photos to editor@nevadaappeal.com, or fax them to 775-887-2420, or mail them to the Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way, Carson City NV 89701. Stories will be printed on Mother’s Day, May 8. How county decisions workReading an opinion
Published: May 3, 2016
The Carson Futbol Club U-16 Pumas Elite have won their last two tournaments in impressive fashion, outscoring opponents 43-4.On April 2-3, the local squad won the Sagebrush Spring Startup in Reno by going 4-0. The Pumas edged Carson FC Galaxy, 3-2, in the championship game. The squad outscored opponents 25-3. On April 23-24, the Pumas Elite outscored opponents 18-1 en
Published: May 3, 2016
Lauren Lemburg pitched two strong games against Spanish Springs last weekend and came up empty handed.On Tuesday, Lemburg came up with another sold effort, and she wasn’t going to be denied.Lemburg, Carson High’s sophomore left-hander, had a no-hitter for five innings before settling for a 3-hitter in the Senators’ 9-1 win over Wooster in a Northern Division 1 softball game.The
Published: May 3, 2016
“Choose your roads wisely and be sure some of them are dirt.” Not sure who said that, but it reminds us of how lucky we all are to live in Carson City and Nevada. You can walk, bike, run and just be outdoors and breathe the fresh air. Spring is in full swing and summer is on the way. “If
Published: May 3, 2016
Thermography, also known as Digital Infrared Thermographic Imaging (DITI), is a noninvasive, painless, and safe adjunctive diagnostic procedure, which records thermal patterns and temperature variations on the surface of the body by a Meditherm infrared camera. This test produces real-time digital images (thermograms) that reveal sites of physiologic dysfunction and/or abnormal tissue growth, as well as nerve and vascular changes
Published: May 3, 2016
I read with interest the letter to the editor by Paul LeFleur published on April 27 regarding the proposed housing development on the historic Andersen Ranch property, Vintage at King’s Canyon. He clearly enumerates some of the problems with this project, the sum total of which not only precipitate huge decreases in property values for those of us living in
Published: May 3, 2016
The Churchill County School District trustees met before its weekly meeting Thursday for the ribbon cutting ceremony of Churchill County High School’s new auxiliary gym. The project, which broke ground in June, has been completed and was officially opened to the school and the public. School board President Clay Hendrix welcomed members of the community to socialize and freely explore
Published: May 3, 2016
OREGON STATETwo students from Douglas County were included on the Oregon State University winter term Scholastic Honor Roll that was announced last week in Corvallis.Abigail Chitwood, a senior chemistry major from Minden, and Darby L. Reeder, a senior agricultural business management major from Zephyr Cove, were both recognized for having attained a B-plus — 3.5 grade point average or better
Published: May 3, 2016
Churchill County Library offers Information Technology Gateway Training (ITGT), a class series taught by Western Nevada College to increase STEM-specialized employees for the expanding tech industry in Northern Nevada. In Dec. 2015, CCL became the first carrier of gigabit broadband Internet in Northern Nevada, provided by Churchill County Communications.ITGT will fulfill a critical need for homegrown, entry-level IT professionals while
Published: May 3, 2016
Motorists on U.S. Highway 50 and State Route 119 in the Fallon area will experience minor travel delays as the Nevada Department of Transportation resurfaces the routes to improve the roadway surface. Today and Thursday, a chip seal will be placed on State Route 119 (Berney Road) connecting U.S. 95 to Naval Air Station Fallon. U.S. 50 east of Fallon
Published: May 3, 2016
The Churchill County School Board trustees conducted a ribbon-cutting Thursday night for a new auxiliary gym at Churchill County High School (see related story in sports) and then tackled several agenda items involving technology and students fees collected at the high school.John Endter, director of information technology for the Douglas County School District, had been asked by CCSD Superintendent, Dr.
Published: May 3, 2016
Care Flight is expanding its hours of service of the emergency medical helicopter based at Banner Churchill Community Hospital to 24 hours a day, seven days a week.Since April 2015, the helicopter has been available at the hospital 12 hours a day, seven days a week.“This change will meet the growing health care needs of visitors and residents in this
Published: May 3, 2016
Congressman Mark Amodei conducted a town hall meeting in Fallon for veterans on Monday and vowed to have representatives for Tricare come to Nevada to speak about future coverage plans and premiums.This was the second town hall meeting conducted in Fallon and 17th in Congressional District 2 since the Republican lawmaker was elected in 2011.“Tricare was OK until this administration
Published: May 3, 2016
DAYTON — It’s been awhile since the Greenwave baseball team has had to face adversity this late in the season.Surging Dayton nearly swept the defending state champs over the weekend, winning the first two games — 18-12 and 5-3 — before dropping the nightcap of Saturday’s doubleheader, 5-3.Fallon (13-8), though, can finish no worse than fourth place in the Division
Published: May 3, 2016
With only one meet remaining on the schedule for the Division I-A regional competition, the Greenwave track and field team is coming together at the right time.Fallon’s girls team placed 10th out of 22 teams in the Big George Invitational on Saturday at Douglas High School, while the boys team finished 16. Douglas won the boys with Sparks (fifth) being
Published: May 3, 2016
The new Churchill County High School auxiliary gym hosted its first event Saturday since the ribbon cutting one day prior. The annual Rock and Jock Basketball Extravaganza and Alumni Tournament raised funds for the CCHS basketball program.The tournament was a unified effort between alumnus Terri Hicks, Wave boys basketball coach Brad Barton, alumnus Jake Johnston and numerous volunteers over the
Published: May 3, 2016
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating 60-year-old Toni Davis from the Mark Twain area of Dayton. Davis, who went missing in the late afternoon or early evening of Thursday, April 28, has not been seen or heard from since, according to a Lyon County Sheriff’s Office press release. She’s said to have left on foot,
Published: May 3, 2016
Traffic delays are expected today from about 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. as law enforcement officers run the memorial baton into Carson City from Douglas County.The baton is being run from Las Vegas to Carson for the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony Thursday on the Capitol Grounds. The runners are expected to start at the KOA campsite in Douglas
Published: May 3, 2016
Churchill County Middle SchoolA Honor Roll 3rd Quarter 6th GradeAngel Arteaga, Brianna Bolhuis, Sandra Bolling, Zoey Brown, Emily Busch, Shaylee Coldwell, Ryan Cossette, Enson Cox, Evan Crandall, Teagan Dill, Natasha Emke, Iris Gonzalez, Grace Griswold, Chance Henry, Elleana Howells, Emmalee Irving, Kaylin Jones, McCartney McAlexander, Araianna Poland, Valentina Sanchez Alaniz, Addison Smith, Luke Sorensen, Loretta St. Andre, Mykayla Stickley, Tyler
Published: May 3, 2016
The Nevada Department of Transportation reminds political candidates and their supporters that no political signs are allowed on state road right of way.In addition, federal and state highway beautification acts do not allow the placement of signs within 660 feet of a national highway system route or freeway, unless they are less than four by eight feet. Signs larger than
Published: May 3, 2016
Children’s presence in the world is something to behold, fully being present in every moment of sheer joy and utter discontent. They will surely tell you how they feel without holding back, having so many aspirations and an “I can do anything” attitude that can conquer the world.So what happens as we age and get ingrained in our society’s indoctrination?
Published: May 3, 2016
It all started on a recent Thursday evening. I was startled to find something when going to the bathroom that you don’t want to find. It was blood where blood shouldn’t be. Not wanting to alarm my son, I just decided to go and see medical help in the morning.When I told my son Doug we were going to the
Published: May 3, 2016
Everyone who’s ever found themselves in a “captive audience” situation at an airport, movie theater or sporting event knows how sky-high prices get jacked up on food and drink. Indeed, you’re more likely to choke on seeing the cost of a hot dog than the hot dog itself!But what I didn’t know until recently was that the same “captive audience”
Published: May 3, 2016
CURRENTTOPSEach Friday at 9 a.m.-Take Pounds Off Sensibly with our fun group! Join us for motivation at the Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave. Cost is $5 per month with an annual fee of $32. For more information call Nancy at 775-423-4568 or Jo at 775-867-3244.Mother’s Day ExtravaganzaThe fifth annual Mother’s Extravaganza is May 4 from 5-8 p.m. at the
Published: May 3, 2016
“The essence of the story is family...It’s all catnip for conservative men.”I have mentioned before that I was born and raised a Republican. This was when the Republican Party had leaders such as President Dwight Eisenhower, Sen. Mark Hatfield, R-Ore., Rep. Pete McCloskey, R-Calif., and Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, R-N.Y. These were moderate leaders who wanted what was best for America.
Published: May 3, 2016
Northern Nevada Medical Center is committed to the health and well-being of our community. NNMC is hosting a community health fair on Thursday from 7-10 a.m. in the main lobby of the hospital. This is an opportunity for community members to receive free or low-cost preventative health screenings and education. The full menu of health screenings is as follows:Blood pressure:
Published: May 3, 2016
Gardening has many health benefits, but you need to ensure that you’re not putting undue strain on your body. Bayer Advanced lawn and garden expert Lance Walheim, author of “Lawn Care for Dummies,” knows a thing or two about the aches that can come with spending hours doing what you love in your garden. By using these tips, along with
Published: May 3, 2016
A New Mexico man was arraigned in Justice Court on Monday for battery causing substantial bodily harm and will return to court on Thursday for a status hearing.Officers from both the Fallon Police Department and Churchill County Sheriff’s Office arrested Oryan Yazzie, 34, of Albuquerque Thursday night for allegedly stabbing a Fallon man in the abdomen.Yazzie, according to witnesses, had
Published: May 3, 2016
LOOK AT THOSE WITH PRINCIPLEEditor:What a razor edge we are attemting to balance on! Will we totter off on the side of socialsism? Will we cast our vote with socialist experiments that arise with arrogance and grandiose promises, only to fall into the dreadful ditch of personal misery and loss of freedom? The Lords and Ladies on the Hills of
Published: May 3, 2016
The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court by visiting Judge Robert Estes.Sean Erin Green pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful use or being under the influence of a controlled substance, a Category E felony.On March 19, 2016, on the Reno Highway near mile marker CH19, Green was under the influence of methamphetamine.Public defender David Neidert
Published: May 3, 2016
Your dog is your best friend, and you take good care of him, making sure he gets quality food and exercise, immunizations and heartworm medication. Why, then, does your veterinarian also insist on a yearly heartworm test?Chances are, your veterinarian is following the advice of the American Heartworm Society (AHS), whose mission it is to lead the veterinary profession and
Published: May 3, 2016
LAS VEGAS — A Catholic woman fired from her job at a bottled water company led by a Nevada lawmaker has filed a federal lawsuit against the business, saying she was pressured to watch videos on Scientology and was denied pay raises because of her religious beliefs. Grecia Echevarria-Hernandez filed a discrimination lawsuit April 26 against Las Vegas-based AffinityLifestyles.com, also
Published: May 3, 2016
RENO — Former Nevada lobbyist Harvey Whittemore is a free man after spending 21 months of a two-year prison term in federal custody for breaking campaign contribution laws. The 63-year-old former lawyer and political power-broker was released from a federal halfway house in San Francisco on Monday. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports he can reapply for his law license
Published: May 3, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is advising drivers to be cautious of speeds in the school zones around town.While school is still in session for several more weeks, drivers need to be paying attention to the 15 mile per hour posted limit or flashing lights when entering the school zones, said Sgt. Scott McDaniel.“15 mph may seem like an eternity
Published: May 3, 2016
Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold his “Breakfast with Brad” from 7 to 8 a.m. Friday, May 6 at the Cracker Box, 402 E. William St. All Carson City residents are invited to join Bonkowski for coffee and conversation. “Hot topics right now include the budget, downtown construction, Epic Rides, and the upcoming primary. I look forward
Published: May 3, 2016
An early season tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz., provided college coaches a chance to see a slice of what Melanie Mecham and Kacie Freudenberger have contributed to Western Nevada College’s softball program over the past two seasons.The first impression of the Wildcats became a lasting one as Benedictine University at Mesa, Ariz., decided to offer the pair scholarships to play with
Published: May 3, 2016
Meet Ken Beaton, author of “The Bulldog Brigade: Every Day Red and Gray,” from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Morley’s Books, 201 W. King St., Carson City. For more information, call 775-721-4738.
Published: May 3, 2016
Steven Klekar is offering fencing classes for ages 13 and up at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville. Historical Spanish fencing is offered from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays through May 25. The class also meets at the same time on Wednesdays, June 1-29; July 13-27; and Aug. 3-31. Classical fencing is planned from
Published: May 3, 2016
The Carson Tahoe Health Auxiliary is accepting items on May 11 and 12 at Eagles Lodge, 1380 E. Fifth St., to sell in its fundraising rummage sale. Large appliances, furniture, mattresses, box springs, TVs, computers, monitors or large baby items such as strollers and car seats will not be accepted. All proceeds from the rummage sale — from 8 a.m.
Published: May 3, 2016
The Carson City Council of the United States Navy League meets quarterly for dinner, a short business meeting and speakers who talk about the various duties the sea services provide. This quarter’s meeting on Tuesday, May 10 at the Gold Dust West Hotel and Casino will feature Lt. Justin M. Bowles, MD. The social hour will start at 5:30 p.m.
Published: May 3, 2016
Handmade pottery, gift and wine baskets, jewelry, and other items will be available for purchase at Catmandu’s Mother’s Day craft fair May 5-7 at the Carson Mall. With kitten season in full swing, the event will raise money to help pay for vaccinations, spay/neuter procedures, vet bills, food and shelter. The nonprofit, no-kill adoption center and sanctuary for homeless and
Published: May 3, 2016
The Historic Fourth Ward School in Virginia City is hosting a fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. May 21 to support “The City of White Gold,” a documentary in the making that tells the story of how the Comstock helped build San Francisco. Fundraiser attendees will see never-before-seen archival photos appearing in the film and learn how to make a
Published: May 3, 2016
All Republicans are welcome to attend Douglas County Republican Central Committee’s monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at Elks Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling road in Gardnerville. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, go to douglasgop.org, or call Headquarters at 775-782-4GOP (782-4467).
Published: May 3, 2016
Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties is accepting applications from youth and adult volunteers who would like to spend June 1-3 at this year’s Leadership Out Loud camp, next to Edgewood Golf Course at Lake Tahoe. This year’s theme is “Heroes vs. Villains.” Public speaking, teamwork, communication and leadership skills as well as drug, tobacco and alcohol prevention
Published: May 3, 2016
Nick Fischer, 14, a One Up student volunteers from Partnership Carson City, dumps out bottles of pills at Smith’s during the Partnership Carson City prescription drug and needle roundup. Partnership Carson City’s Prescription Drug Round Up on Saturday collected 194 pounds of medications, and 73 pounds of needles. This event is made possible by the support of the Drug Enforcement
Published: May 3, 2016
Nevada Humane Society is postponing its yard sale planned on Saturday, May 7, and Sunday, May 8 at its Reno location, 2825 Longley Lane. A new date for the sale has not been set. Organizers are asking donors to hold all contributions for the sale until a new date has been announced. For more information, call 775-856-2000, ext. 321, or
Published: May 3, 2016
Why do rabbits have large ears? What animal can live without ever taking a drink of water? Get to know Nevada’s wildlife during a family program at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Dayton State Park. Rangers will display pelts from wildlife living along the Carson River and go for a short walk to look for wildlife in the park.Attendees
Published: May 3, 2016
A new three-story office building is going up in Carson City on the northwest corner of Ann and Plaza streets. The building, to be known as Carson Professional Building, will be just north of the civic auditorium. It will be modern in every aspect and will have a full basement plus the three stories above ground. It will have a
Published: May 2, 2016
150 Years AgoTroops. A detachment of 75 men of a California Cavalry Regiment en route to Fort Churchill looked in excellent condition and will gather laurels and scalps in pursing the war path.130 Years AgoAll sorts. Burglars are still nosing about. An oyster supper match will be shot at the range. E. B. Rail has just received a large stock
Published: May 2, 2016
“If you remember the ‘60s, you weren’t there,” said Grace Slick, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship’s lead singer. Ray Frederick remembers the 1960s 7,825 miles from San Jose, South Vietnam. During Frederick’s junior year, 1963-64, at Pioneer High School in San Jose, Calif., Mr. Guinn was a first-year teacher and the assistant varsity football coach for the Mustangs. Mr. Guinn
Published: May 2, 2016
The Nevada Appeal is accepting stories about moms, no more than 300 words, through May 5. Email stories and no more than two photos to editor@nevadaappeal.com, or fax them to 775-887-2420, or mail them to the Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way, Carson City NV 89701. Stories will be printed on Mother’s Day, May 8. P.K. O’Neill failed votersP.K. O’Neill suggested
Published: May 2, 2016
I suspect many seniors with time on their hands may want to play the Publishers Clearing House game. You know what it is after seeing the many commercials on TV with a crowd waving signs, surprising somebody with the news that they have won $5,000 a week for life, or some other amount.It’s for real; somebody does win in the
Published: May 2, 2016
The Treasury Department recently told of the efforts to curtail tax evasion.Some proposed regulations would use the recent release of the “Panama Papers” to audit the high-profile individuals and overseas tax havens largely used to hide cash and avoid taxes.There is a network of tax treaties and agreements to exchange tax information with most other countries.It seems about 112 jurisdictions
Published: May 2, 2016
Gardening can beat up an aging gardener. When we are young, we rarely think about the amount of strain various gardening activities put on different parts of our body. We are flexible and resilient in our youth, and even if an activity hurts, we recover quickly. As we age, we lose flexibility and can easily injure our backs, knees and
Published: May 2, 2016
More than 25 years ago, one of the most prolific movies on baseball, life and relationships debuted in thousands of theaters in what turned out to be a major blockbuster of 1989. Life’s simple but sometimes intricate lessons emerged at the end of “Field of Dreams” when the main character, Ray Kinsella played by Kevin Costner, talks with his deceased
Published: May 2, 2016
The Redevelopment Authority Citizens Committee considered the first applicants for Carson City’s new Facade Improvement Program. Out of nine applications, the committee approved one, denied another and postponed the remaining seven until the applicants could be present to explain and answer questions about their projects. The program is designed to help property owners in both redevelopment districts throughout downtown and
Published: May 2, 2016
Joel Caroline Ierien (Nelson, Clement, Harrison) passed away last year (2015) on July 20th. She is survived by her son Steve (Shelly) Clement, her daughter Jenean (Ann) Clement, grandsons Steven (Jennifer) Clement, Jared (Chelsea) Grosskopf, Joel Grosskopf, and Ryan McDonald, granddaughter Ashley (Loudon) Vingle, great-grandsons Bryson and Noah Clement, Jack Grosskopf, sisters Oleta (Richard) Simpson and Margaret Reeves, first husband
Published: May 2, 2016
Barbara Joyce Mucha left us to join God and her husband Joseph N Mucha (Sonny) on 4-7-16 She was born 4-39-42 to Bob Wheeler and Annie Williams, she has 4 children Susan Mucha, Sandra Harker, Sherri Mucha and Joseph N Mucha Jr (Nick) 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, 3 brothers D.J, Jimmy, Tommy and 2 sisters Rosie and Sally.
Published: May 2, 2016
John E Grub was born December 26, 1933 to John and Gladys Grub in Minneapolis Minnesota. John went West on March 15, 2016 at home with his loving wife by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. In 1941 the family moved to Torrance California to be close to relatives. John went to Fern Avenue School and graduated in
Published: May 2, 2016
Shirley Jane Newton, age 81, passed away at her home in Carson City, Nevada on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 due to complications from multiple myeloma. She was born February 16th, 1935 in Doon, Iowa to George and Myrtle (Halverson) Scholten and was the youngest of five children. She graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, with a Master’s degree
Published: May 2, 2016
Bruce Edward Hyatt Sr. 72, of Fallon, Nevada, passed away comfortably and peacefully,Thursday afternoon, April 7, 2016, at Renown Medical Center, Reno, Nevada,after a battle with cancer. Surrounded by loved ones at his side.He was born October 10, 1943 in Bayshore Long Island, New York to Walter Roland Sr. and Victoria Louise Hyatt, being the 2nd of 5 children. Bruce
Published: May 2, 2016
Marion Ann Hanna passed away at home with her family present on March 29, 2016 from end stage COPD. (she never smoked) She was born in Los Angeles, California on August 26, 1925 to Charles F. and Ruth Brice Hallemann. She attended schools in the LA area & graduated from Fairfax High School in 1943. She met & married the
Published: May 2, 2016
Dorothy Ann (Berger) Yenter passed away on April 9, 2016 in Carson City. A celebration of her life will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Carson City at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16. She will be interred in the Berger family plot at Lone Mountain Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her brother Robert Berger of Carson
Published: May 2, 2016
Ina Omodio, 97, passed away April 11, 2016 in Carson City, NV. Ina was born May 22, 1918 in Ely, MN to Gustav and Helmi Helbakka. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Geno Omodio who passed away in 2002. Ina will be dearly missed by her children, Dianna Fusano (Bob) of Wenatchee, WA, Gary Omodio
Published: May 2, 2016
Dec 12, 1945 - Mar 29, 2016Donald William Conner, 70 years of age, passed away at his home on March 29, 2016. He was born December 12, 1945, in Reno, Nevada, the youngest of three sons born to Ralph and Sylvia (Bolton) Conner. He grew up in Reno, and graduated from Churchill County High School. Donald joined the Army, and
Published: May 2, 2016
The Fernley Republican Women’s newest adopted soldier is SGG Victor Joecks, who is deployed to Kuwait with his Army National Guard unit. While on active duty, he is on leave from his position of executive vice president at the Nevada Policy Research Institute.Edibles that Joecks has requested are fruit slices, gummy bears, beef jerky, cookies, nuts (bagged or canned), Nature
Published: April 29, 2016
With Easter just around the corner, it’s never too soon to figure what’s going to be on this year’s menu. Easter is one of those holidays with many variations of traditions, so many food choices, and also its timing. Easter, unlike other holidays, does not fall on the same day every year. In 325 A.D., the Council of Nicaea set
Published: March 18, 2015
Lee Ann Easton has been promoted from head of Human Resources for the state to Deputy Director of the Department of Administration.She was replaced as head of HR by longtime deputy Administrator Peter Long.Easton has nearly 27 years experience in state service. Department Director Patrick Cates said she will “serve a critical role in the director’s office to ensure steady
Published: May 2, 2016
Capital Nevada Toastmasters is holding its weekly meeting from 12:05 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant in Carson City. Speaking this week are Melissa Meneses and Tammy Lancaster. Have fun with Table Topics hosted by Jeni Chavez, and you may be called upon to speak extemporaneously. You’ll hear a joke by Frank Taylor and learn the
Published: May 2, 2016
Food Bank of Northern Nevada is asking for the community’s support on Saturday, May 14 as it joins America’s letter carriers and Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Hosted each year by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger is the largest single-day food drive in the country.
Published: May 2, 2016
Juan’s Mexican Grill, 3680 Goni Road in Carson City, is celebrating Cinco de Mayo by offering $5.99 tacos and draft beer and $3 Coronas and $4 margaritas from 5 p.m. to close on May 3 and 5. Live music will be provided by Juan and Linda. For more information, call the restaurant at 775-882-8383, or go to www.facebook.com/juansmexigrill.
Published: May 2, 2016
Visit the Historic Fourth Ward School Museum in Virginia City to learn about the Comstock, Mark Twain, letter press printing, early Nevada education and mining. This year’s changing gallery is The Comstock Through Time, an exhibit that highlights history of the Comstock through photographs and personal accounts. Then and now photographs, also known as rephotography, help to emphasize the changes
Published: May 2, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 9:59 p.m., a 58-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of battery on a protected person and speed- 11-15 over after deputies initiated a traffic stop near the 2000 block of William Street. The man allegedly refused to obey
Published: May 2, 2016
The Nevada Supreme Court was told Monday the petition to repeal the commerce tax should be blocked for not strictly complying with the constitution.Matt Griffin representing the Coalition for Nevada’s Future said whether voters back or overturn the referendum, “It’s set in law and the legislature can’t amend it.”“The same is not true for an initiative petition,” he told the
Published: May 2, 2016
When companies like Anthem and United Healthcare stopped paying commissions to brokers for anyone they would sign outside of open enrollment, it not only hurts the brokers but also the consumer.In Nevada, United Healthcare continues to pay commissions for sales off the exchange — without subsidy — but a broker is not paid for sales on the exchange, with subsidy,
Published: May 2, 2016
The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation, formed by the owners and founder of Swift Communications, has awarded the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City a $3,000 grant to help expand its Arts in the Park program.The Arts in the Park program parks a motorhome between a neighborhood school and a park several days a week throughout the summer. Each week a
Published: May 2, 2016
RENO — Concerned about continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland in Nevada, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s state director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County — more mustangs than were gathered across 10 Western states combined last year.BLM Nevada Director John Ruhs says it’s unlikely he’ll be able to consider lifting livestock grazing restrictions in the
Published: May 2, 2016
President Ford tentatively ordered honorable discharges for an estimated 700 military deserters who served in Vietnam and were wounded in action or decorated for valor. Ford said he wanted the honorable discharges given unless there is “a compelling reason to the contrary” in an individual case. His action was limited to men who applied for relief under his 1974-75 clemency
Published: May 1, 2016

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