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A Carson City landmark of sorts is coming down in the ongoing makeover of the Carson Mall. The Copeland Lumber warehouse on Stewart Street and the vacant two-story office building just south of it are set to be demolished next month. The buildings are owned by Carson Mall owner The Carrington Company, which bought the lumber building last year with
Published: August 26, 2016
The citizens panel looking at setting priorities for fixing Carson City’s roads discussed ways to make streets safer for pedestrians. Patrick Pittenger, transportation manager, told the Transportation Resource Advisory Forum for Carson City, or TRAFCC, Thursday the city had $600,000 in uncommitted funds and was evaluating ways to allocate it, including on pedestrian safety improvements, sidewalk maintenance and pavement projects.
Published: August 26, 2016
150 years agoAcknowledgement: We acknowledge the receipt of complimentary tickets to the Ball of the Zouaves, which is to come off on Tuesday evening next. We will endeavor to be there, and recommend all of our friends who wish to see the plain quadrille illustrated by the celebrated X step to be present. We hope the boys will have a
Published: August 26, 2016
“We’ve got to do something” is a common refrain of the people who are supporting Nevada’s Proposition One; proposed legislation which would require background checks for all gun sales. This, they maintain, will close the “gun show loophole” and make it harder for bad people to get their hands on a gun. They justify their call with the claim there
Published: August 26, 2016
Blair Roman, Carson High’s highly successful football coach, is ready to start a new chapter in his education career.Roman, who has guided Carson to six league/conference titles in the past seven years, was recently named to succeed Bob Bateman as Carson High’s athletic director. Bateman retired after 37 years at Carson High.Roman was one of three finalists for the position,
Published: August 26, 2016
RENO — For the second straight night, the Reno Aces didn’t let an early deficit deter them.The Aces, who rallied from four runs down on Wednesday night, spotting Tacoma four quick runs before scoring 10 unanswered runs en route to a 11-5 victory Thursday night before a crowd of 4,963 at Greater Nevada Field.The Aces’ win cut Tacoma’s lead to
Published: August 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton is a leader to live withoutWe Americans look for leadership. It’s hard to define what is leadership, but we all seem to know it when we see it. The past couple of weeks a series of storms devastated Louisiana bringing floodwaters of epic proportions. Now, as the floodwaters recede, it is time for the federal government to step
Published: August 26, 2016
The first of three flag retirement bins coming to the capital city will be placed at the Carson City Library at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Fort Churchill Society Children of the American Revolution and Battle Born Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will be placing and dedicating the bin at as part of C.A.R. State President Chloe Woodbury’s State Project. Woodbury,
Published: August 26, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning ...It’s difficult to believe a healthy Colin Kaepernick is going to be on the sidelines watching Blaine Gabbert run the San Francisco 49ers offense this year. 49ers head coach Chip Kelly has always been obsessed by great athletes. His offense needs explosive, lightning-quick athletes for it to work properly. Kaepernick is still one of
Published: August 26, 2016
Needless to say, any football team wants to start out the season with a win.As far as the Douglas High football team is concerned, however, there will be a score to settle tonight in its opener against McQueen in Reno. Not only a score from last year when the Lancers mounted a second-half rally to secure their season opening 33-18
Published: August 26, 2016
In my latest the media aren’t doing their job covering the presidential campaign like Trump and Clinton are both Bond villains or something or other take, I think the media hit a new low this past week.Full disclosure. As I’ve said before, not a big Donald Trump fan, who I repeat is the Howard Cosell of politics. Trump is an
Published: August 26, 2016
Even entering his first game as a head football coach at the varsity level, Patrick Squires knows how tough it is to beat Elko in eastern Nevada.In 2014, Squires was on the sideline as Fallon’s special teams coach in a 25-14 Greenwave victory at Elko. It won’t be so easy, though, when Dayton plays its season opener at 7 p.m.
Published: August 26, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY — Populations of a rabbit-like animal known as the American pika are vanishing in many mountainous areas of the West as climate change alters its habitat, according to findings released Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey. The range for the mountain-dwelling herbivore is decreasing in southern Utah, northeastern California and in the Great Basin that covers most
Published: August 25, 2016
Google Chromebooks are being rolled out at the Churchill County Middle School soon and families are invited to the upcoming “tech night” on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the library.“We’re excited at CCMS for the kids to be getting into their Chromebooks ASAP,” said Nate Waite, secondary technology integration coach for Churchill County School District. “We wanted to give parents
Published: August 25, 2016
Unprofitable companies often eventually go out of business. Tesla Motors is very unprofitable.The electric-car maker scored a big win in 2014 when Gov. Brian Sandoval and Nevada lawmakers passed a $1.3 billion subsidy package to entice Tesla to build in Storey County a huge battery manufacturing facility that’s a key part of its business. The package also forgave sales taxes
Published: August 25, 2016
Oh no, our CAPS column has succumbed to sensational tabloid gossip! I’m sure you are expecting me to reveal the name of some hedge fund giant who has taken over Wall Street. I’m sorry to disappoint you, but the New York fat cat I’m talking about is actually a cat. Sampson is a four-year-old Maine Coon, who weighs in at
Published: August 25, 2016
We have a World Social Forum, designed to discuss human rights, global justice and environmental issues, but it has never been hosted by us, the United States.Why have we never hosted such a worthwhile forum? Too much politics beyond our control I suspect; too many cooks in the kitchen.Even Canada, this year’s host country, refused to issue visas to politicians
Published: August 25, 2016
June’s taxable sales for Nevada showed an increase of 1.6 percent over May but because of tax abatements, Churchill County figures revealed a steep drop from the same reporting time one year ago. Taxable sales for June fell 40.1 percent from $42.3 million to $25.3 million.“The decrease in taxable sales is due to the tax abatement given in the prior
Published: August 25, 2016
FORT CHURCHILL EVENTSFort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of family-friendly, ranger-led programs during the month of August. Programs highlight the area’s rich history and abundant natural resources. Coffee with a RangerBring your favorite mug and join a ranger on Aug. 28 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. for some early morning conversation. Ask questions, learn about the park, share your
Published: August 25, 2016
Nevada students are invited to showcase their artistic talents and promote radon awareness by entering the 2017 Nevada Radon Poster Contest, offered by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Radon Education Program. The contest ends Oct. 31.The contest is open to all children ages 9 to 14 years old enrolled in public, private, territorial, tribal, Department of Defense and home schools.
Published: August 25, 2016
The news that President Barack Obama will travel to Northern Nevada next week to speak at the annual Lake Tahoe Environmental Summit brings back vivid memories of the first summit held July 26, 1997, which featured addresses by President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.Obama’s speech next Wednesday, Aug. 31, will be hosted by Nevada U.S. Senator Harry Reid,
Published: August 25, 2016
It’s almost back-to-school time. If you have young children going to public schools, your biggest expenditures may be on pens, pencils and notebooks. But if you want those same kids to go to college someday, you’ll eventually face considerably larger costs — so you may want to start preparing soon.College is costly. For the 2015-16 school year, the average expense
Published: August 25, 2016
The Bay Area-based Americana Band, The T Sisters, will perform in the Barkley Theatre at the Oats Park Art Center on Sept. 10. It is the first indoor concert of the Arts Council’s 2016-2017 season of concerts, exhibitions and films.The performance will begin at 8 p.m. and the band will also conduct a free and open-to-the public conversation on their
Published: August 25, 2016
Tonight’s football games officially kick off the new school year throughout the region. Fallon begins its defense of last year’s state championship tonight when it travels to Fernley for the cross-valley rivalry battle. Both teams met last in the 2015 regional playoffs when the Greenwave added to its winning streak en route to the state championship.But football’s not the only
Published: August 25, 2016
All eyes turn to Fallon this weekend. The Greenwave varsity football team returns to the gridiron tonight in its first game of the season, a rivalry away game against the Fernley Vaqueros at 7 p.m. Fallon coach Brook Hill’s Wave has its work cut out for the team since state champion gunslinger Connor Richardson graduated, since the Vaqueros’ returning arms
Published: August 25, 2016
Several years ago, the late Jack Gibson — a fellow Nevada history buff, ghost town hunter and longtime volunteer at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City — shared a wonderful “only in Nevada” story with me.He and his wife, Margie, were driving the dirt roads of eastern Nevada and stumbled upon an abandoned ranch house. On a hill
Published: August 25, 2016
The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court before Judge Thomas Stockard.Shawn Michael Crystal pleaded guilty to grand larceny of a motor vehicle less than $3,500, a Category C Felony. On or about Nov. 20, 2015, Crystal took a trailer not belonging to him in Churchill County before he was caught and detained by the police. Crystal
Published: August 25, 2016
The weekly Food Hub Friday and Farmers Market offers produce and other items today from 4-7 p.m. on Center Street in front of the Food Hub. Entertainment will also be provided.
Published: August 25, 2016
Deadlines are here and tickets are selling for the Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair from Sept. 2-5 at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.The festival’s Lions Club Junior Rodeo applications are due today. Ages 18 and younger may apply, and it’s $20 per event. A birth certificate copy and fees must accompany the application, and all entries must be notarized and
Published: August 25, 2016
Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St. Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096Monday-Friday Soup Served Monday–Friday 11 a.m., Monday–Friday lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: $6. MondayTuna Noodle CasseroleSliced TomatoesHerbed Vegetable MedleyWheat BreadOatmeal Date BarTuesdayApricot ChickenWild & Long Grain RiceCalifornia VegetablesFresh OrangeWheat BreadWednesdaySalisbury SteakKidney Bean SaladMashed Red PotatoesCinnamon Pear CupButterscotch Pudding ThursdayThursdayEgg RollSteamed BroccoliFried RiceMixed
Published: August 25, 2016
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, chair of the White House Rural Council and leader of the Obama Administration’s national initiative on rural opioid addiction, will visit Nevada on Monday and Tuesday to meet with local leaders and highlight the urgent need for treatment resources in the state.On Tuesday, Vilsack will hold a White House Rural Council Roundtable in Fallon to meet
Published: August 25, 2016
The Campagni Auto Group is funding a series of new scholarships for local students who attend Western Nevada College, and it’s encouraging other businesses to do the same.Dick Campagni, owner of the Campagni Automotive Group, gave the Western Nevada College Scholarship Fund a check for $11,000. The scholarship fund will help 18 students meet their financial needs as they work
Published: August 25, 2016
It wasn’t built to win only one state championship. No, the Greenwave football team’s foundation was established several years ago with the mindset that state titles would be expected every season. After holding off Moapa Valley last November for the first state title in 37 years, Fallon begins a new quest to capture another championship and win back-to-back titles for
Published: August 25, 2016
Wooster football was built on loyalty and commitment when it battled McQueen for state championships during the 1990s.Bo Sellers, who won a state title under his father, Joe Sellers, with the Colts returned to his alma mater during the offseason, becoming Wooster’s new coach. In his first head coaching position after spending several seasons as an assistant at Reno, Sellers
Published: August 25, 2016
Tonight at 6 p.m. is another chance to size up the competition for each fighter at the Fallon Fights in the official weigh-in before gloves touch Saturday at the fairgrounds. For featherweight contender Guy Robb, it’s just one more evening’s wait until the fight of his career. Though Robb (18-1, 8 KO’s) and his NABO Featherweight Championship opponent Miguel Marriaga
Published: August 25, 2016
Will Fallon win state again?The many days spent conditioning in the spring and summer months will finally be put to the test.The high school football season opens tonight, including Fallon, the defending state 3A champ, traveling to cross-valley rival Fernley for a 7 p.m. kickoff.Nine months and 12 days have passed since Fallon defeated Moapa Valley for the school’s first
Published: August 25, 2016
James Kenneth Fite, 84 of Carson City passed away on August 24, 2016. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800
Published: August 25, 2016
Edward R. Cross, passed away August 10, 2016 at his Fallon residence. A memorial will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Smith Family Funeral Home 775-423-2255.
Published: August 25, 2016
RENO — Hillary Clinton hit on Donald Trump’s extremism during a Thursday campaign stop on the campus of Truckee Meadows Community College.The Democratic presidential nominee said voters should not be “fooled” by Republican rival Donald Trump’s efforts to rebrand his campaign.She said Trump is the first nominee of a major party to stoke and encourage racial hate. The country, she’s
Published: August 25, 2016
July 10, 1922 ~ Aug. 20, 2016Cecile Jenkins Huntzinger was born July 10, 1922 to Robert Jenkins and Minnie Adams near Delta, Utah. She died August 20, 2016, at the age of 94 in Fallon, Nevada. Her younger years were spent in Delta, Utah and near Great Falls, Montana during the Great Depression years. The family moved to Los Angeles,
Published: August 25, 2016
Dick Campagni’s Capital Ford is inviting area residents to join it for the grand opening of its completely remodeled dealership Saturday.General Manager Tim Milligan said the party starts at 1 p.m. and runs until 4 and will include representatives from the Carson City Chamber of Commerce and city officials including Mayor Bob Crowell.“We’ll have a live band, be doing raffles.
Published: August 25, 2016
Dr. John Bower passed away at home after a protracted battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Born January 23, 1958 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, he grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After graduating High School in 1976 he attended New Mexico Tech where he obtained a B.S. in Biology and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Following college, he joined the Navy and attended
Published: August 25, 2016
We are sad to say our daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, niece, cousin and friend, Katherine Jill Devine, has had a heart attack and passed away.She was born in Reno on December 20, 1960, attended school in Carson City and completed two years of college in accounting. Previous employment included several years with Intuit.Jill was an animal lover and loved camping,
Published: August 25, 2016
April 8, 1928 ~ Aug. 20, 2016William Edward (Bill) Hancock, a 3rd generation Nevadan, was born in Reno, Nevada on Easter Sunday, April 8, 1928 and died on August 20, 2016. He was the only child of Lucile Klaus Hancock and Leonard Carlton (Len) Hancock. In 1937 his family moved to Carson City, Nevada, where he finished his elementary and
Published: August 25, 2016
An Indian Hills couple was bilked out of $3,000 in a sophisticated twist to the “grandchild in jail” scheme.The couple reported they received a call last Friday from someone claiming to be their granddaughter. The woman on the phone knew their granddaughter’s name and that she was in Las Vegas.They told a deputy the woman was in tears and claimed
Published: August 25, 2016
A diaper drive is being held in September to help underprivileged families in Carson City.Drop off diapers of any size and brand as well as wipes or diaper ointment to the following locations: Ron Wood Family Resource Center, Carson City Library, Silver Hills Community Church, First United Methodist Church, Carson City Salvation Army ChurchFitness for 10, Fitness 1440, Sierra Running
Published: August 25, 2016
Greenhouse Garden Center is offering the following seminars for the month of September. All classes cost $2. Reservations are not required, and seminars are on Saturdays at 11 a.m. with David Ruf, owner and instructor. Composting Happens will be on Sept. 3; Autumn Container Planting will be on Sept. 10; Fall Bulbs for Winter Color will be on Sept. 17;
Published: August 25, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Two defendants became the first on Thursday to plead guilty in Las Vegas to federal charges in an armed confrontation with U.S. officials over grazing rights near cattleman and open-range advocate Cliven Bundy’s ranch.Gerald “Jerry” DeLemus and Blaine Cooper each admitted conspiring with others who engaged in a tense gunpoint standoff with federal Bureau of Land Management
Published: August 25, 2016
The Salvation Army serving Carson City and Douglas County started its annual backpack and school supply distribution this week. Children from Carson City, Douglas County and the surrounding areas enjoyed pizza, cotton candy and a jump in the bounce house as their parents waited in line to receive needed supplies for school.Inside the backpacks were school supplies and a box
Published: August 25, 2016
Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of programs during the month of September. Programs highlight the area’s rich history and abundant natural resources.Come enjoy an evening under the stars at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3. Members of the Northern Nevada Astronomy Group will begin the evening with a short educational presentation, followed by a viewing of stars,
Published: August 25, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Backers of a proposed NFL stadium said they’ve whittled their list to two sites just west of the Las Vegas Strip and refuse to accept any less than $750 million in public funding toward the project, which they hope will soon be home to the Raiders. Representatives from Majestic Realty and the Las Vegas Sands casino company
Published: August 25, 2016
Since the inception of the Third and Curry Streets Farmers Market nine years ago, organizer Linda Marrone has wanted customers to have the option to pay for produce through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps. “Just like with anything else, we feel everyone deserves access to healthy fruits and vegetables,” Marrone said. The original rules governing
Published: August 25, 2016
Western Nevada College is hosting a new photography exhibit, .001%, by Matt Theilen, a Lake Tahoe artist. The exhibit’s title comes from the percentage of the atmosphere that is comprised of water. The exhibit will be shown Aug. 31-Oct. 5. The gallery is hosting a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Published: August 25, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 1:08 p.m., Lorrie Lockwood, 23, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of a financial forgery lab, felony possession of forged bills, forged uttering a forged instrument, felony counterfeiting, felony possession of a controlled substance and felony grand
Published: August 25, 2016
The Nevada Department of Administration Fleet Services Division is nearing completion of phase one of its long-term strategy to incorporate electric vehicles (EV) into the mainstream travel needs of state employees. As part of the plan, an electric charging station is now available on the south side of the Richard H. Bryan government building, located at 901 S. Stewart St.,
Published: August 25, 2016
Edwin Rico, 16, and Christopher Gonzales, 24, were identified as the deceased in the Goni Canyon rollover crash Monday morning. The Carson City Sheriff’s Office says both people died after being ejected from the vehicle. They weren’t wearing their seat belts. A third person, a 22 year-old male, sustained minor injuries and was able to walk away from the wreck
Published: August 25, 2016
Lake Tahoe was at a crossroads in 1997. The lake’s famous water clarity, once measuring 100 feet, was declining year after year because of storm water pollution from roads and developed areas and erosion from streams damaged by logging and cattle grazing. Tahoe’s forests, clear cut during the Comstock era, had grown back unnaturally thick with hazardous fuels and stands
Published: August 25, 2016
150 years agoPrecautionary: Our dry goods merchants were agreeably surprised, on last evening, by an unprecedented demand for patent steel shirt collars. The purchasers were mostly Federal office holders.130 years agoSen. Stewart spoke at Empire last evening to a large and enthusiastic audience. Bonfires were lighted in front of the hall, and the people gave him a royal welcome. 100
Published: August 25, 2016
When most people think about Carson High football, the Senators’ offense usually comes to mind.The kudos are well deserved on that side of the ball, but Carson High’s defense has been tough in its own right.Carson enters the season-opener Saturday (6 p.m. at CHS) against Desert Mountain-Scottsdale coming off a 10-2 season and with a defense that returns starters Justin
Published: August 25, 2016
Steppen Stonz from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday at Max Casino, 900 S. Carson St. Trippin King Snakes from 8 to 11 p.m. today at the Carson Cigar Company, 318 N. Carson St., and from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Ponderosa Saloon, 106 S. C St. in Virginia City. Escalade from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday
Published: August 25, 2016
Blues and folk music by an area four-piece band will fill Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Sunday, Aug. 28. Ten Dollar Pony, whose style varies between Americana, folk rock, country rock, blues, and even a little Latin, is the next band to perform live at the historic site, located at 1450 Highway 88 in Minden, about a quarter of
Published: August 25, 2016
A style of painting championed by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and other Impressionism giants of the 19th Century will be covered in an upcoming workshop. Teri Sweeney Art will be holding the third in a series of three workshops on how to paint “en plein air,” or painting done outside rather than in a studio. Students who sign up will
Published: August 25, 2016
The Peterson brothers are used to always being together: roommates, they’re camping buddies, Cornhole game partners and now they’re colleagues too.Clayton and Dustin Peterson are two of the newest hires at the Carson City Fire Department. Clayton has been with the department just over a year and Dustin started about three months ago, after graduating from medic school.“The two came
Published: August 25, 2016
A comedian best know for his many appearances on “The Dr. Phil Show,” “Fox Sports,” and the Emmy Award winning talk show “The Doctors” is appearing at the Carson Nugget. Those who catch Tom McClain on Friday, Sept. 2, also may recognize him from “Entertainment Tonight,” “Criminal Minds,” “CSI: New York” and several other shows along with dozens of television
Published: August 25, 2016
School voucher program undermines lawThe state may not grant public funds to a religious organization. Recent legislation has been enacted providing for the state to distribute public funds to parents for their child’s education. Once the state funds have been “cleansed” by that transfer, the parents may then give those funds to a religious school. Under the criminal justice statutes
Published: August 25, 2016
A petition affecting the allotment of water in domestic wells has gathered steam outside of Nye County, which appears to be ground zero for homeowner concerns.A petition is originating out of both Nye County and Silver Springs to inform water users that either the state engineer or an interim legislative subcommittee committee could make recommendations for regulating the usage of
Published: August 25, 2016
Rep. Mark Amodei of Carson City told a breakfast meeting hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday Congress’ problem is its inability to follow its own rules and it’s lack of oversight.That list, Amodei said, is topped by the House’s attempt to impeach IRS Tax Commissioner John Koskinen straight from the floor instead of going through the Judiciary Committee
Published: August 25, 2016
Carson High’s boys and girls tennis teams enjoyed successful seasons in 2015, and are looking to improve this season.Both teams open the 2016 season today against perennial powerhouse Reno High School. The girls are at home and the boys are on the road. Both matches get under way at 3:30 p.m.On the boys side, coach Hal Wilkins returns eight of
Published: August 25, 2016
A race for a position not many people are familiar with will be on the ballots come November. Board of Regents is the independent governing body who oversees Nevada’s public colleges and universities. They oversee the budget and policy for the higher education system.Two women from Incline Village are running for Board of Regents, District 9 that encompasses nine counties
Published: August 25, 2016
Nevada Rural Housing Authority is going in a new direction, starting with an agreement with Chicanos Por La Causa. The partners will soon close on NRHA’s sale of about 7 acres in Dayton to CPLC, which will build 44 detached and attached single-family houses for moderate income working families. The deal is the first in what NRHA plans to be
Published: August 25, 2016
In business, sports, whatever we know we have to do our homework — in other words study the subject matter thoroughly so we’ll be successful. But should second graders really have to do homework? One teacher in Texas doesn’t think so. Brandy Young has decided not to give her second grade students any homework this year. In her letter to
Published: August 25, 2016
Three people were arrested Wednesday in relation to a counterfeit investigation in Carson City.The Carson City Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Nevada Division of Public Safety Investigation Division and the United States Secret Service, conducted an investigation into a currency ring in the Carson City area.Conrad Hilbmann, 21, of Reno; Lorrie Lockwood, 23, of Carson City; and Kathleen Lockwood,
Published: August 24, 2016
A multi-agency operation resulted in four arrests following a drug investigation Wednesday afternoon.Law enforcement agents from Tri-Net, Nevada Department of Investigations and Carson City Special Enforcement Team had been conducting a narcotics investigation near the area of Corbett and Moody streets. Officers arrested one person when he showed up to the set-up drug buy. While officers were detaining the man,
Published: August 24, 2016
Donald Patrick LaFreniere, 72 of Dayton, passed away on August 20, 2016 arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 775-888-6800
Published: August 24, 2016
Theresa Maldonado (a.k.a. Baby Doll) was born on July 24, 1938 in Fort Yates, ND on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Reservation. She passed peacefully on August 21, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She is the daughter of George See Walker and Rose Belland. And while growing up with Native American traditional teachings from her Grandmother, Theresa Yellowlodge, she
Published: August 24, 2016
William Glenn Steele Jr, 88 of Carson City passed away on August 22, 2016. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 888-6800
Published: August 24, 2016
Nick Richard Agnason, 66 of Gardnerville, passed away on August 23, 2016, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 775-888-6800
Published: August 24, 2016
Elias Leroy Thomas Archuleta, age 81, passed away August 9, 2016 in Carson City, NV. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is in charge of her final arrangements.
Published: August 24, 2016
Patricia L. Short, age 73, passed away July 1, 2016, in Minden, NV. Nevada Funeral Services are in charge of her final arrangements.
Published: August 24, 2016
RENO — A Reno Republican running for the Legislature said Wednesday he will end his campaign after alleging his online accounts were hacked and nude photos of him were sent to GOP leaders as part of an extortion plot.The move by candidate Jim Riger Sr. came after the Reno Gazette-Journal reported Tuesday that Kim Bacchus, chairwoman of the Republican Women
Published: August 24, 2016
The bus route from Lake Tahoe’s South Shore to Carson City may be canceled unless funding comes through from the Nevada Department of Transportation, according to Tahoe Transportation District. The Valley and Lake Express route “21x” is at risk of being eliminated due to a beneficial funding change with unintended consequences, said TTD district manager Carl Hasty. “The whole issue
Published: August 24, 2016
The State Public Works Board has approved a list of 425 capital projects including maintenance, repairs and agency requests totaling $1.22 billion.That, however, is far more than the projects the governor and lawmakers can afford to fund for the next two years. The treasurer’s office told lawmakers earlier this week it will have at least $50 million in bond capacity
Published: August 24, 2016
Lyon County Manager Jeff Page announced that he is planning workshop with the Board of County Commissioners to discuss the draft Silver Springs Airport Master Plan and proposed Master Lease Agreement with the Silver Springs Airport, LLC. The workshop will be held sometime in September and will be held in Silver Springs.Lyon County has been in a public-private partnership with
Published: August 24, 2016
Superintendents of Nevada’s school districts are hoping to make a career test an option for the mandatory exam required of all high school juniors. “(Nevada Revised Statutes) requires all juniors take an exam but not which one so we’re saying let them take ACT or WorkKeys,” said Wayne Workman, superintendent, Lyon County School District, during a panel discussion at Northern
Published: August 24, 2016
Priceless is the best way to describe the love of a cat, don’t you agree? From spotted cats to striped cats, short cats to long cats, black cats to white cats, Nevada Humane Society is putting the spotlight on all cats over the age of three, waiving their adoption fees to help them find good, loving homes. Standard adoption policies
Published: August 24, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Nevada students’ average score on the ACT is the worst in the nation, according to state-by-state analysis released Wednesday by the maker of the college entrance exam. The average composite score of Nevada students in the Class of 2016 was 17.7 out of 36. That’s the lowest among the 18 states that try to test all high
Published: August 24, 2016
DETROIT — Tesla Motors says a new version of the Model S electric car is the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour.The company says the Model S P100D sedan can go from stopped to 60 in 2.5 seconds.The LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder with gas engines were faster, but they were million-dollar
Published: August 24, 2016
After 22 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada will host its 23rd annual Luau fundraiser on its own campus, with the all-you-can-eat dinner served in the adjacent Multi-use Athletic Center on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 2 to 7 p.m.“We are excited to host this year’s annual Luau at the Club and MAC,” said Katie Leao, Chief Professional
Published: August 24, 2016
RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Herds & Harvest Program is offering the “Business Strategies for Growing Small-Scale” workshop on Thursday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. It is offered in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency, and will cover how to identify risks, ways to reduce risk, and ways to improve small-scale agricultural
Published: August 24, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAYAt 11:11 p.m., a 39-year-old transient man was arrested on suspicion of destruction of city property after deputies responded to reports of a fight at the North Carson Street Robert’s House. Bail was set at $2,500.The Nevada Appeal only names people arrested
Published: August 24, 2016
Enrolling in classes for a new semester at college can be a stressful process for students, as some are still figuring out a career path. Meanwhile, manufacturing companies in the region are searching for students that qualify in wanted positions. Western Nevada College’s Career and Technical Education is aiming to help both sides when the semester begins Aug. 29.The college
Published: August 21, 2016
Developers of the proposed Vintage at Kings Canyon project submitted their application to the Carson City planning department last week. The submission includes applications for master plan and zoning map amendments, planned unit development tentative map and a special use permit. The two amendments and SUP are needed to build the project’s assisted and independent living facilities and related businesses
Published: August 22, 2016
Stewart Indian School on Tuesday got a $400,000 cash infusion from the Interim Finance Committee.Sherry Rupert, head of the Indian Commission, told the panel $325,000 would pay to expand the master plan for the historic complex at Carson City’s southern border, creating a marketing and business plan for Stewart and supporting the application to have the complex declared a national
Published: August 24, 2016
The Carson City Fire Department is conducting training throughout the week to increase its skills on some of its under used tools. The department has been utilizing an old building in the Carson City Mall parking lot for special tools training Sunday and Tuesday and will again train Thursday. The firefighters practice using their concrete saws and circular saws to
Published: August 24, 2016
Sen. Harry Reid said Tuesday he blames the rise of Donald Trump on the Republican Congress.“The real destruction of the Republican party started when Obama was elected,” Reid said in an interview at his Reno office.He said two days later, Republicans in Congress met and decided they would fight to make sure Obama wasn’t re-elected.“They said they would oppose anything
Published: August 23, 2016
This is now, finally, Brian Polian’s Nevada Wolf Pack football team.Now in his fourth season at Nevada, Polian no longer has to coach any player who ever played a game for Ault, let alone caught a pass, ran the football, thrown a pass or made a tackle or block for the College Football Hall of Fame coach. Also gone is
Published: August 24, 2016
Nevada’s statewide unemployment rate fell three tenths of a percent from June to July, finishing the month at 6.5 percent.That’s in contrast to the seasonally adjusted rate which employment security officials say actually increased a tenth to 6.5 percent.In Carson City, the percentage of people looking for work went down four tenths over the same month, also finishing July at
Published: August 24, 2016
While immigration has become a controversial topic in national politics, two organizations have been working together for the last decade to help Latinos in the local community with immigration issues and other challenges.The Consulate of Mexico in Las Vegas offers mobile consular services through United Latino Community, a local nonprofit formerly known as Nevada Hispanic Services.Hosted by ULC, the consulate
Published: August 24, 2016
Many canines enjoy making a splash and retrieving a favorite toy. Several dogs did just that at the Splash Dogs competition at Heritage Park Friday.Michon Mills said Splash Dogs is a competition for canines that allows them to compete and exercise while doing what they already love; run, splash and play. The canines participate in a dock-jumping contest where they
Published: August 24, 2016
RENO — Throwing kerosene on the fire. It’s the only way to describe the last three days for the Reno Aces bullpen.The group turned in its third poor outing in as many nights on Tuesday, allowing 10 runs in a three-inning stretch in a 12-4 loss to the Sacramento River Cats before a crowd of 4,035 at Greater Nevada Field.The
Published: August 24, 2016

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