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Carson High seniors received the opportunity to learn about voting by the Nevada Secretary of State Thursday afternoon.Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske spoke to Carson High seniors about the importance of voting as well as provided some insight into what they do in the government for the state of Nevada. Cegavske was joined by some of her staff, Deputy
Published: September 30, 2016
Shaheen Beauchamp Builders LLC celebrated the grand re-opening of the historic Murdock Building at 318 No. Carson Street Wednesday.The building formerly housed Murdock’s Clothing Store, operated by Roger Murdock, a proponent of downtown revitalization as far back as 1966, according to a Nevada Appeal article published upon Murdock’s death in 2006. In 1996 the building was purchased by prominent local
Published: September 30, 2016
The Carson City Planning Commission recommended a master plan amendment and tentative planned unit development for the Vintage at Kings Canyon development project on Carson City’s west side during a special meeting Thursday night at the Bob Boldrick Theater inside the Carson City Community Center. The meeting which started at 5 p.m. lasted nearly 6 hours. Due to the length
Published: September 30, 2016
Nevada’s three-member Appellate Court has ordered a new review of a prevailing wage claim denied by the Labor Commissioner.The claim was filed by Peter Stevenson against Road and Highway Builders. He said the contractor failed to pay him the prevailing wage for ironwork he performed.The Nevada Department of Transportation agreed the company didn’t pay Stevenson the required amount of money
Published: September 30, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 10:37 p.m., a 21-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion of contempt of court after deputies conducted a consensual stop near Goni and Hot Springs Roads. Bail was set at $405.At 11:42 p.m., a 38-year-old transient man was arrested on
Published: September 30, 2016
150 Years AgoWhy? An English paper states that the Atlantic cable from daylight until two o’clock in the afternoon works with great difficulty. It becomes easier and more rapid all through the night. The editor of the Telegrapher has noticed this fact on land lines.130 Years AgoQueen Victoria: The Queen is said to maintain a permanent boycott against the town
Published: September 30, 2016
First thing in Monday night’s Presidential debate, moderator Lester Holt told a whopper that illustrates the left-wing bias of lamestream media pundits and how they concoct completely false narratives to serve that bias and promote statist-liberal Democrats.“We’re calling this opening segment ‘Achieving Prosperity,’” he began. “And central to that is jobs. There are two economic realities in America today. There’s
Published: September 30, 2016
Thoughts on education testing, school lunchesI’d like to take a moment to address a few of the points of the recent standardized testing and school cafeteria article on Sept. 14, and respond as a former student of the Nevada education system. Personally, I feel testing such as the End of Course exams to be a waste of time — of
Published: September 30, 2016
Carson High volleyball coach Robert Maw spent a long time in the locker room pondering what could have been.The Senators had good leads in both the first and third games, but couldn’t finish the deal and dropped a 21-25, 19-25 and 23-25 decision to Bishop Manogue Thursday night at Morse Burley Gym.Carson dropped to 5-3 in Northern 4A play, including
Published: September 30, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... The time for excuses is over. The Nevada Wolf Pack has spent the first four weeks of this season telling us who’s injured and how many frequent flyer miles they’ve piled up. They’ve told us how difficult their schedule is and how hard it is to break in new starters on defense and
Published: September 30, 2016
DAYTON — David Vanegas of Medellin, Colombia shot a 5-under par 67 to take the 54-hole lead at 18-under 198 in the Stage One Web.com Tour Qualifier at Dayton Valley Golf Club.Damian Telles of The Dalles, Ore., moved into second place at 15-under 201 carding a 4-under 68 on the day.Bryden Macpherson of Jupiter, Fla., shot the low round of
Published: September 30, 2016
In my latest old fuddy, duddy rant about how I had it so much harder but life was so much better “in my day,” I understand kids have choices today.Like when they get in the car, they have a choice of what animated movie they can watch on the DVD player. I also had choices when it came to riding
Published: September 30, 2016
One of Dayton’s last summer evening skies. Photo by Connie Higgons Corley.
Published: September 30, 2016
First thing in Monday night’s presidential debate, moderator Lester Holt told a whopper that illustrates the left-wing bias of lamestream media pundits and how they concoct completely false narratives to serve that bias and promote statist-liberal Democrats.“We’re calling this opening segment ‘Achieving Prosperity,’” he began. “And central to that is jobs. There are two economic realities in America today. There’s
Published: September 29, 2016
And now, less than six weeks from the election, what is the main event of the day? A fight between the GOP presidential nominee and a former Miss Universe, whom he had 20 years ago called Miss Piggy and other choice pejoratives. Just a few weeks earlier, we were seized by a transient hysteria over a minor Hillary Clinton lung
Published: September 29, 2016
There has been a lot of talk about “fact-checking” after the most recent episode of this summer’s newest reality TV series or the presidential debate, as some people insist on calling it. Much like Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton I have no interest in serious political issues but unlike either of them, I do enjoy fact-checking, so let’s take a
Published: September 29, 2016
On Sept.9, reality appeared to take hold when it comes to feral, aka wild horses. The National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board met in Elko and made a totally unexpected recommendation on that date. They recommended to the Bureau of Land Mismanagement that the BLM euthanize or sell “without limitation” the unwanted horses and burros currently in captivity and
Published: September 29, 2016
Juggling jobs, kids and the demands of a busy, modern life often comes at the expense of family mealtime at home. Even though life never seems to slow down, now is the perfect time to renew your commitment to creating and serving meals at home that nourish your kids’ brains and help them flourish. Not only is time together around
Published: September 29, 2016
Ales for Arts, the annual fundraiser to help support CAC’s 2016-2017 programs and activities, will be held tonight from 5-9 p.m. in the Lariat Courtyard at the Oats Park Art Center.You can sample a selection of brews from Great Basin, Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada and local brewers Ed Rybold/Harve Smith and Barry Cochran. Admission is free and $20 per person for
Published: September 29, 2016
The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service announces changes are on the horizon for the nation’s biggest conservation program, the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).“With a lot of review and input from producers, partners and other stakeholders we are making important changes to CSP,” said NRCS Chief Jason Weller. “We want to make sure there is every opportunity for America’s farmers, ranchers and
Published: September 29, 2016
The Greenwave football team is starting to hit its stride after a couple of hiccups early in the season.In the last five quarters, Fallon has outscored the opposition, 82-6, including a 52-0 drubbing over Dayton last week. Fallon (3-2), though, turns its attention to Elko (4-1) tonight when it travels north for a pivotal Northern 3A clash. “We played much
Published: September 29, 2016
Two Northern Nevada farms will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the animated classic “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” with custom Peanuts themed corn mazes this fall. Lattin Farms in Fallon and the Lazy P farm in Winnemucca are among nearly 100 farms selected for the honor. The fall festivities at Lattin Farms begin Friday with the opening of the
Published: September 29, 2016
A few hundred leaders in business, government and education gathered last week at the University of Nevada, Reno for the second annual Nevada Economic Development Conference — Building a Stronger Nevada.“The conference brings together some of the most influential, motivated and visionary minds Nevada has to offer,” Sen. Dean Heller, a supporter of the event, said in a prepared statement.Sponsors
Published: September 29, 2016
The Fastest Gun Alive World Championship of Cowboy Fast Draw occurs this weekend at the Churchill County Fairgrounds with nearly 300 of the globe’s best gunslingers competing for the title.“The fact that Fallon can host this event is amazing,” said Jane Moon, director of Tourism & Special Events for the Fallon Convention & Tourism Authority.Cal “Quick Cal” Eilrich, president of
Published: September 29, 2016
The new vice principal helping to take the helm at Churchill County Middle School is former teacher Robert Wickware.Born in Fallon, he graduated from the high school in 1999 and received a college baseball scholarship, graduating with an education degree focused on social studies. His first position was at the middle school, teaching geography and sports history but mainly eighth-grade
Published: September 29, 2016
Every time the South Lake Tahoe girls soccer team faces the Greenwave in Fallon, Vikings coach Mark Salmon doesn’t know what to expect.Wednesday was no different after the Lady Vikings blanked Fallon 6-0 in a Northern 3A match at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex. South Tahoe improves to 5-4 overall, 5-2 in league, while Fallon falls to 0-4-4 overall and
Published: September 29, 2016
Brian Polian insists that his Nevada Wolf Pack football team doesn’t allow a loss to linger for more than a day.“We have a 24-hour rule,” the Nevada Wolf Pack head coach said this week. “But this week it took me 28 or 29 hours to get past it. That one hurt a little bit.”The Wolf Pack’s 24-14 loss at Purdue
Published: September 29, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .The time for excuses is over. The Nevada Wolf Pack has spent the first four weeks of this season telling us who is injured and how many frequent flyer miles they’ve piled up. They’ve told us how difficult their schedule is and how hard it is to break in new starters on
Published: September 29, 2016
Fire restriction that have been in place since June 30 will expire at 12:01 a.m. Friday according to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Carson City District Office, Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Nevada Division of Forestry and Nevada State Parks.Campfires still require a campfire permit
Published: September 29, 2016
The first hearing of seven to determine if the Navy will be able to more than double its training land in Nevada is Monday from 3-7 p.m. at the Fallon Convention Center.Zip Upham, public affairs officer for Naval Air Station Fallon, said each smaller range within the Fallon Range Training Complex would be required to have an Environment Impact Statement.
Published: September 29, 2016
There’s something special happening on the tennis courts this fall.The Lady Wave knocked off second-place Truckee, 14-4, on Tuesday in Fallon to win the Northern 3A regular-season title and the No. 1 seed for next week’s regional tournament.“Looking at the team we had, I knew we could go far,” Fallon coach Jessica Nuckolls said about the preseason. “We have some
Published: September 29, 2016
The Lady Wave volleyball team continued its hot streak on the road by sweeping Fernley on Wednesday.Fallon defeated Fernley — 25-20, 25-19 and 25-11 — to improve to 6-1 in the Northern 3A and stay unbeaten (7-0) away from the Elmo Dericco Gym. Fallon faced Dayton (4-2) on Thursday and will take on Lowry (2-3) in Fallon next Thursday.Senior Whitney
Published: September 29, 2016
Just barely a month into the season, the Greenwave cross country team continues to improve with all runners achieving personal or season bests.The Lady Wave took sixth in Fernley on Tuesday while the boys team was eighth, finishing behind 3A schools Fernley (first), Dayton (third) and Lowry (fifth). Only Fernley’s girls team placed higher (first) than Fallon.Sophomore Justin Cathey and
Published: September 29, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on two suspects who burglarized a local jewelry shop.On Sept. 19 around 11:30 a.m., two female suspects with a small male child entered a Carson City jewelry store and stole several pieces of jewelry. One suspect allegedly distracted the store employees while the other concealed several pieces of jewelry and left the
Published: September 29, 2016
Sept. 20, 1923 ~ Oct. 24, 2015Wanda Brooks was born on September 20, 1923 in Sparks, Nevada to her parents, Forest F. Bitler and Myrtle Margaret Kelley. After the age of 5, she and her brother, Gorden Bitler, were raised by their father during some very difficult times. Those experiences left her with an ever-present sense of appreciation for all
Published: September 29, 2016
“Meet the Candidates” events are being held at Sierra Place Senior Living, 1111 W. College Parkway. The following candidates are scheduled to attend — Maurice White, Supervisor Ward 2, at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4; Brad Bonkowski, Ward 2 Supervisor, at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 5; Chris Carver, Mayor, at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6; Bob Crowell, Mayor, at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 12;
Published: September 29, 2016
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday barred the school vouchers program created by the 2015 Legislature from moving forward because the state constitution prohibits using money appropriated for K-12 public education to fund it.But the court, in a sense, split the baby, simultaneously ruling the Educational Savings Accounts aren’t specifically unconstitutional and funding placed in those accounts is no longer
Published: September 29, 2016
The next RPEN meeting of the Carson City Chapter will be held Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive. The program this month will consist of highlights of the RPEN Annual Meeting in Elko, held Sept. 20-23. The board meets at 1 with the general meeting to follow at 2 p.m. All are welcome to
Published: September 29, 2016
The Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts are setting up at Smith’s and other locations around Carson City to sell popcorn and pretzels to raise money to send scouts to camp and fund other activities. This year, donations also will help send popcorn to military personnel as well as local police and firefighters. For more information, call the Nevada Area Council
Published: September 29, 2016
Captain Dan Britton of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will talk about active shooter scenarios at Carson Valley Footprinters’ next meeting on Oct. 20 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. A no host bar starts at 5:30 and the meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Dinner costs $22 per person.For reservations, call 775-267-4355.
Published: September 29, 2016
Fifty percent off all items will be offered at Salvation Army Thrift Store’s Columbus Day sale on Monday, Oct. 10. The store, at 180 E. Winnie Lane, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 775-885-1898.
Published: September 29, 2016
Prison officials are investigating Wednesday’s death of a 28-year-old inmate at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City.Sal Auditore was found in the morning hanging from a bed sheet tied to the upper bunk of his cell — an apparent suicide. An autopsy has been scheduled.Auditore was serving a 67-168 month sentence for burglary and making counterfeit money out
Published: September 29, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect involved in an early morning armed robbery at Subway Thursday morning.Around 9:55 a.m., deputies responded to the Winnie Lane Subway for reports of an armed robbery. Allegedly a white adult male, entered the restaurant with a handgun and demanded money from the employees behind the counter.The suspect is described as
Published: September 29, 2016
Fallon Lions Club hosts its fifth annual yard sale on Friday and Saturday at Sand Mountain Motors across from Stockman’s Casino.The Lions will have many tales of items.Hours will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. for both days. No early birds.The Fallon Lions Club is still accepting donations that can be delivered at the sight or call 775-815-9216 for pick up.
Published: September 29, 2016
A full moon shines over Dayton. Photo by Nancy Sawyer. Nevada Appeal readers share their photos. To share your photo, send to editor@nevadaappeal.com.
Published: September 29, 2016
Ian Hill, who operates and is the head coach of Western Nevada College’s club soccer teams, talks about what it’s typically like for anyone beginning a new program as he oversees practice for his men’s program at John L. Harvey Field on the WNC campus.“Launching a new program, you know how it goes,” Hill said. “We’ve had some good learning
Published: September 29, 2016
The Carson City School District Board didn’t hold back in choosing a challenging topic for the 2016 American Citizen Essay Contest Tuesday night at its School Board meeting.“In your opinion, how do you feel about the recent controversy concerning those refusing to stand for the national anthem” is the topic of this year’s contest. Board members decided on this topic
Published: September 29, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAYAt 4:10 p.m., Rickey Evanoff, 36, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony battery by a prisoner warrant after deputies conducted a warrant service near the 1500 block of Rand Avenue. Bail was set at $10,000.WEDNESDAYAt 4:04 a.m., a 19-year-old
Published: September 29, 2016
Carson City recorded a solid 9.6 percent increase in taxable sales for July but most of it didn’t come from the usual suspects.The capital’s largest tax generators are auto sales and General Merchandise stores. But those two categories saw just 6.4 percent and 3.4 percent increases respectively.They are still the city’s largest tax generators, however with auto sales at $25.3
Published: September 29, 2016
The Carson City Planning Commission approved a special use permit for a new Bodines Casino despite opposition from other local gaming properties. The Carson Nugget Casino Hotel, Casino Fandango, Gold Dust West Casino Hotel, Max Casino and SlotWorld Casino, all represented by a single attorney, said Bodines’ application failed to comply with Carson City’s master plan and would harm their
Published: September 29, 2016
150 Years AgoAn understanding about a horse: George Freeman stole a horse from Jas. T. Maclean. He was chased and caught by Tom McCann. Freeman acknowledged the theft and was to escape because people want to have nothing to do with such people, and it is expensive. The fellow would not quit his captor and is now in the keeping
Published: September 29, 2016
Growing up here I remember yearly the Andersen Ranch Cattle coming through the streets passing by our front yard. It was an unforgettable experience! My open space was taken away by the “Friends of the Andersen Ranch.” Kim Anderson Colard, the property owner, addressed this on May 15 in a wonderful article. It is her personal property and she has
Published: September 29, 2016
Gary Douglas at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Js’ Old Town Bistro in Dayton.Live music from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Bella Fiore Wines, 224 W. Third St., Suite 8.Southbound Train from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Ponderosa Saloon, 106 S. C St. in Virginia City.Live music with Terri Campillo and Craig Fletcher from
Published: September 29, 2016
Maria Christie Asis has been appointed to the position of branch manager of the newly-constructed United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) branch in Carson City. The branch, at 935 Jacks Valley Road, will open for business starting Monday, Oct. 3, with a grand opening celebration scheduled for mid-October.In her new role, Asis will be responsible for providing operational leadership to branch
Published: September 29, 2016
Regarding Carson’s first medical marijuana dispensaryAh, marijuana ... now it’s legal to purchase and enjoy the benefits of the munchies. Now I see the increased tax revenue for Carson City; after all, Red Hut and others are just around the corner. Let’s “RISE” to the occasion.Michael WileDayton
Published: September 29, 2016
Fire restriction that have been in place since June 30 will expire at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, according to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Carson City District Office, Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Nevada Division of Forestry and Nevada State Parks.Campfires still require a
Published: September 29, 2016
A show in Gold Hill titled “Splendors from the Brush” will include 50 paintings by the late Silver Springs artist Darlene Grace Novy-Zuelke. Darlene Grace Novy-Zuelke, who passed away in 2011, spent a lifetime as a working artist after completing the Gifted Artist program at the University of Illinois. For many years she worked around the United States, Canada and
Published: September 29, 2016
Award winning classic and custom cars and trucks will be displayed at the Brewery Arts Center on Saturday in conjunction with Nevada Artists Association’s ‘Four Wheels Now and Then’ painting, photo and digital art exhibition. The art show can be seen through Oct. 21. The public is invited to help judge the art and car shows at the Carson City
Published: September 29, 2016
Nevada’s birthday celebration is about a month away and the parade is seeking volunteers for parade marshals, store clerks, information boothers, and people to help set up and tear down equipment. Volunteers will receive breakfast and lunch on the day of the parade, a commemorative hat, and an invitation to the Annual Appreciation Dinner Recognition. Parade Marshals participate in the
Published: September 29, 2016
As part of the RED Wagon Network, the Nevada Day team is accepting sponsors to claim a wagon to represent at the Nevada Day Parade, Oct. 29. The fundraiser is a mini float competition that allows participants to decorate a wagon representing a business, family, goals — anything. To sponsor a wagon is $250 but it goes beyond donations. Participants
Published: September 29, 2016
In celebration of Nevada Day, hot air balloons will be the sunrise companions on the morning of Oct. 29 – and there’s an opportunity to capture the most perfect moments of the launch.Sponsored by REMAX, Nevada Day Inc. is holding a photo contest beginning 8 a.m. on the day of the celebration. The winner receives a ride for two in
Published: September 29, 2016
Although this year’s Nevada Day celebration falls on Saturday, Oct. 29, the Nevada State Museum is inviting the public for a pre-party. Actually, it’s their 75th birthday — and yes, there’s going to be cake, thanks to Carson High School seniors.But most importantly, special museum medallions will be minted and sold that day — made out of a limited number
Published: September 29, 2016
Alejandro Gonzalez snapped a five-match goal drought with two scores, as Carson High’s boys soccer team rebounded from an ugly loss to beat Bishop Manogue, 6-1, Wednesday night at the Jim Frank Track & Field Complex.Carson improved to 6-2 overall and 1-1 in Sierra League play. The Senators return to action Saturday at 2 p.m. at Damonte Ranch.The goals by
Published: September 29, 2016
Senior Tyler Huling had some big shoes to fill when Carson High football practice started in August.Huling was taking the wingback position so ably handled by Asa Carter the past two seasons. Carter, a dangerous runner and receiver, was the Sierra League Player of the Year the past two seasons.You would think Huling would feel the pressure to put up
Published: September 29, 2016
Maybe there’s no reason to write this follow-up Popcorn Stand since Doreen Mack’s column adjacent to this piece pretty much stated the points I was trying to make in Wednesday’s Popcorn Stand — and did it in a much more appropriate manner.Maybe allowing my passive-aggressive side take over and using the term “selfish NIMBYs” was uncalled for. But there’s no
Published: September 29, 2016
The Nevada Department of Transportation has won access to an additional $20 million in federal highway funding.The agency has been successful in winning added highway funding at the end of each fiscal year. Federal highway officials annually reassign transportation funding from states that were unable to use the full amount of money originally authorized for them to spend.The money is
Published: September 29, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is urging drone enthusiasts to educate themselves on the regulations of use.Sheriff Ken Furlong said he has received several reports of drone misconduct, and wants enthusiasts to be aware of the Nevada rules and regulations surrounding the devices in order to keep everyone safe. “While we welcome the use of drones, and they are becoming
Published: September 29, 2016
FOOTBALLAsa Carter (Carson, Southwest Baptist University): Team won 37-20 against Quincy. Didn’t play, according to school website.Colby Brown (Carson, College of Idaho): Played but had no stats n 20-7 loss to Rocky Mountain.Joey Thurman (Carson, Williamette): No game.Kevin Rusler (Carson, William Penn): Redshirt.Jacob Drahos (Carson-Nevada): RedshirtLogan Krupp (Carson, Western Oregon): 4 tackles in win over Humboldt State.Josh Joyner (Dayton, Western
Published: September 28, 2016
DAYTON — Ideal weather and course conditions lead to a perfect scoring storm and a leaderboard filled with red numbers after 36-holes of the Stage One Web.com Tour Qualifier at Dayton Valley Golf Club. First round co-leader Gavin Green of Selangor, Malaysia fired an 8-under 64 to move into solo first place with a two-round total of 14-under 130.David Vanegas
Published: September 28, 2016
The Dust Devils’ 17-game losing streak dating back to 2014 is a “huge dark cloud” lingering over the town of Dayton, according to the team’s head coach and players. Ending the losing streak Friday on Homecoming against winless Lowry High School (0-5, 0-5 in Northern 3A) would change the team’s psychology — none of Dayton’s 28 players have won a
Published: September 28, 2016
Shirley M. Turner, 82 of Dayton, passed away on September 27, 2016, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800
Published: September 28, 2016
Sometimes one goes to a movie with high hopes, as I did when it went to “The Magnificent Seven” this week at the Galaxy. Having lived in Tokyo when the original Japanese movie on which the “Seven” was based, I had fond memories of Akira Kurosawa’s superb “The Seven Samurai” and Toshiro Mifune’s acting. It has remained highly influential, often
Published: September 28, 2016
Artist Rosie Laird is offering oil painting home parties for $55 per person. Laird will visit your home for three hours of painting instruction with all supplies provided. A maximum of five people is permitted per party. To schedule a party, call 775-883-2599.
Published: September 28, 2016
The Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177 is asking the assistance of local hunters, farmers, and taxidermists in acquiring hides from deer, elk, and antelope. The club turns these often discarded hides into gloves that will be distributed, at no cost, to local wheelchair-bound veterans.To help, salt the hides and roll them up hair side out or lay them flat.
Published: September 28, 2016
An award winning country singer will be featured at NAMI Western Nevada’s second annual Unmasked gala at 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Governor’s Mansion. Jason DeShaw will perform and share his experience of living with bipolar disorder, alcoholism and recovery. NAMI Western Nevada is an education, advocacy and support nonprofit for individuals with mental illness and their families. For
Published: September 28, 2016
Jabs, crosses and upper cuts are going beyond the ring, especially for those fighting Parkinson’s disease. To help enhance strength and endurance, Tazmanian Boxing Club is offering therapeutic classes to clients treating the condition. “Speed, balance and coordination are some of the aspects diminished in Parkinson’s,” said Nina Vogel, boxing coach and physical therapist of Carson Tahoe Health. “But boxing
Published: September 24, 2016
The controversial proposed development called Vintage at Kings Canyon goes before the Carson City Planning Commission in a special meeting Thursday. The city planning department staff is recommending the commission send the requested master plan amendment and tentative planned unit development to the Board of Supervisors for approval. The meeting, a day after the commission’s regular monthly meeting, is expected
Published: September 24, 2016
During the recession the east Carson City community of Mound House and neighboring Dayton in Lyon County were among the hardest hit areas in the northern Nevada region.But that may be changing, albeit at a slow pace, as small manufacturing firms are moving into the communities.Case in point, WEBstaurant Store, Inc. an online seller of restaurant equipment and supplies headquartered
Published: September 26, 2016
Prestige Care and Carson Tahoe Health broke ground Tuesday on a new skilled nursing and memory care center in Carson City. “I’d like to thank Prestige Care for investing in our community,” said Mayor Bob Crowell at the ceremony. “Skilled nursing is a critical, needed service in our community.” The Mountain Street facility, expected to open late next year, will
Published: September 28, 2016
A Carson City veteran was honored Tuesday morning for his service to the community as the Nevada Veteran of the Month.Gov. Brian Sandoval recognized Frank Reynolds, a 20-year Marine, for his contributions to veterans and their families by awarding him with Veteran of the Month in a ceremony, held at the Governor’s Mansion Tuesday.Reynolds was instrumental in helping form the
Published: September 27, 2016
Nevada Appeal staff reportThe Cardinals knocked off the Rams, 46-26, in a battle of unbeaten teams in the Talents Carson City Flag Football League.The Cardinals are off to a 3-0 start after earlier wins against the Cowboys (51-24) and Steelers (54-20). Trevor Marlin has thrown for 10 TDs, while Kory Grist has scored 12 TDs and Alex Myrehn has five.The
Published: September 28, 2016
Led by Jaycie Roberts and Keelin Pilgrim, Carson High tuned up for its big match with an easy 25-13, 25-14 and 25-12 win over Galena Tuesday night at Morse Burley Gym.Roberts had 15 kills, seven digs and three aces, and Pilgrim added seven kills, three aces a dig and block. Setter Natalie Anderson kept both hitters busy with 29 assists.“We
Published: September 28, 2016
Mallory Otto and Yanitzia Perez scored a goal apiece to lead Carson to a 2-0 win over Bishop Manogue in a 4A girls soccer match Tuesday at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.Carson improved to 7-0-1 heading into Saturday’s match at Damonte Ranch.“We came out and got the win,” said CHS coach Greg Lehman. “It wasn’t our best game
Published: September 28, 2016
Carson High starts defense of its Sierra League championship Friday at home against Galena.Kick-off is set for 7 p.m., and it’s also Homecoming week.“I always worry at Homecoming and the kids being focused,” said head coach Blair Roman. “This is a really big game.”Carson has a 12-game Sierra League winning streak on the line. Carson’s last Sierra loss was Oct.
Published: September 28, 2016
Why do honest, open, forthright children grow up into adults enmeshed in the society-wide phenomenon of deception, disappointment, dissatisfaction, and criticism? Newspapers, magazines, TV shows, and movies are filled with angst. My teenage granddaughter recently declined a New York City college because everyone was so angry.How have we gotten this way? Is there any way out? As a society just
Published: September 28, 2016
The Nevada State Prison Preservation Society is kicking off a fund-raising campaign on Saturday, Oct. 8, with a presentation on a piece of prison history with a political bent.Glen Whorton, the former director of the Nevada Department of Corrections, will present “The President and the Prisoner” at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 8 in the Ormsby Room of the Carson City Sheriff’s
Published: September 28, 2016
This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.Throughout this month, Carson City Health & Human Services and community partners have encouraged you to take specific actions to prepare yourself, your family and your community for emergency disasters that affect our area the most. Sept. 25-30 is week five
Published: September 28, 2016
Recently, several anti-Jo Heck ads have appeared on TV. In them, various women object to Heck’s attempts to defund Planned Parenthood (why the government is providing support for this private group is beyond me).They seem to think that they cannot get mammograms at a clinic or a hospital. One woman even uses one of liberalism’s favorite buzz-phrases by prattling about
Published: September 28, 2016
DAYTON — A trio of golfers playing their first competitive round at Dayton Valley Golf Club share the first round lead in the Stage One Web.com Tour Qualifying tournament. Amateur Cameron Davis of Sydney, Australia, Steven Fox of Hendersonville, Tenn. and Gavin Green of Selangor, Malaysia all fired 6-under par 66 to lead the field of 74 players. Another trio
Published: September 28, 2016
We’re bombarded with bad news on a daily basis. On a global level we see and hear the horrific bombings and shootings to the hunger of our precious children in this world to the most recent demonstration of attacking others during a presidential debate. Globally these feel far away to most of us, as if we don’t have the ability
Published: September 28, 2016
Supreme Court Justice Michael Douglas said Tuesday the extra money lawmakers pumped into Nevada’s specialty courts in the 2015 session has enabled “extraordinary progress” in providing services to those clients.Lawmakers provided $3 million a year to expand the courts that deal with drug addicts, the mentally ill, felony DUI cases and veterans who run into legal trouble plus $1.4 million
Published: September 28, 2016
Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for Sept. 23. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations:BPO Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St., scored 100 points. C-A-L Ranch Stores, 2035 N. Carson St., scored 100 points. Carson City BBQ, mobile catering, scored 100 points.Donuts to Go, 1413 N. Carson St., scored 100
Published: September 28, 2016
150 Years Ago“King Street Market, near Carson, Carson City, John Rosser & Co. Respectfully informs the public that they keep on hand at their market, fresh meats of all kinds — beef, pork, veal, mutton, fresh bologna and other sausages, hogshead cheese and blood puddings. All of which they will sell as cheap as any other butcher in the city.
Published: September 28, 2016
West of Snow Mountain near the North Fork of the American River,where a high school church group was camped, fingers frantically tapped on the glass of a smartphone. What started as a call for help for a single patient having seizures, escalated to four patients having medical issues.With the sun fully beyond the horizon and the darkness of night starting
Published: September 27, 2016
A new national survey of community colleges shows that Western Nevada College is performing among the best in helping students reach their goals.WalletHub’s recent nationwide analysis of 821 community colleges reveals that WNC rates among the top 19 percent in the country. Moreover, WNC is listed as the top community college in Nevada.One of WNC’s most impressive results came in
Published: September 27, 2016
The mosquito season and West Nile virus continue in Nevada. Nevada usually sees WNV cases around mid-June through October. Thus far this year, six human cases have been reported in Churchill County, while statewide, Nevada has seen a total of 10 cases in 2016. There have been human cases of WNV in Nevada every year since 2003. Case counts statewide
Published: September 27, 2016
The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees met Thursday to discuss continuing Google Chromebooks training, how the Board can aid Fallon organizations and to see Infinite Campus’ portals demonstrated.Amy Word, principal of Churchill County Middle School, and Nate Waite, district technology integration coach, said it was like Christmas on Chromebook rollout day and with the presentation of the next
Published: September 27, 2016
Fallon scored five touchdowns on its first 11 plays from scrimmage and quarterback Conner Nelson provided yet another offensive spark in a 52-0 home win Friday against Dayton. “We were able to execute tonight, which was nice to see, because we have struggled a little bit this year,” Fallon head coach Brooke Hill said. After moving Nelson, a standout receiver,
Published: September 27, 2016
A strong desire at Western Nevada College to restore nursing classes at the Fallon campus is coming to fruition, thanks to a partnership between Churchill County, the U.S. Department of Labor and the college.The partnership with Churchill County provides WNC with the use of a 2,500-square-foot laboratory space located one mile from the Fallon campus. WNC will be able to
Published: September 27, 2016

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