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The first Early Spring Farmers Market of the season is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7 at Nevada and Musser streets, in the parking lot behind Due Sorella.
Published: May 6, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 12:31 a.m., a 41-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of DUI-alcohol after deputies initiated a traffic stop near South Carson Street and Old Clear Creek Lane. Bail was set at $1,000.At 12:42 a.m., Matthew Tom, 30, of Carson
Published: May 6, 2016
Patrons line-up at the Dutch Bros. on Carson Street. Friday during “Drink One for Dane” day. All Dutch Bros. locations were donating proceeds from the day’s sales to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Published: May 6, 2016
Nevada prison officials say a 73-year-old inmate serving a 10-years-to-life sentence for sexual assault in Lyon County has died at a prison medical facility in Carson City. The Nevada Department of Corrections says James E. Barrows died Thursday at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center. It says an autopsy was planned by the Carson City Sheriff’s Office. Court records show that
Published: May 6, 2016
Join Western Nevada College student veterans for the second annual Veterans Suicide Awareness Walk on Saturday, May 7. It begins at 10 a.m.The 1.3-mile walk from Bully’s Restaurant parking lot,up West College Parkway to the college campus is to honor and remember an alarming number of veterans who have taken their own lives. National data reveal that more veterans die
Published: May 6, 2016
During the course of the investigation into the recent disappearance of 60-year-old Toni Davis, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office now believes there was foul play involved in the disappearance.A search warrant was executed and several items of evidence has been seized from her Dayton residence. The forensics analysis is currently underway.Investigators are asking for the public’s help. If anyone saw
Published: May 6, 2016
CHURCHILL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL REPORTS THE FOLLOWING WEEKEND CHANGES:Baseball moved from Sparks to Fallon.Friday 4 p.m., Saturday doubleheader at 10 a.m. and noonJV Baseball at East Richards fieldSoftball moved from Sparks to Fallon.Friday 4 p.m., Saturday doubleheader at 10 a.m. and noonTrack at Fernley today at 2 p.m.
Published: May 6, 2016
National Day of Prayer attendees join hands to pray Thursday at the Capitol Building. RIGHT: Pastor Ken Haskins gives a prayer for the state Thursday on the steps of the Capitol.
Published: May 6, 2016
No matter how bad the weather may be, the Tom Brooks Memorial Kids Fishing Day is going to be held.“We’re going to toughen these kids up,” said CK Baily of the Carson City Host Lions Club, which is hosting the event. Even though there could be stormy weather, Baily said the event will still be held from 8 a.m. to
Published: May 6, 2016
Western Nevada College is offering the community the opportunity to witness a rare celestial event on Monday, May 9. From sunrise, about 5:50 a.m., to noon, the planet Mercury will transit across the sun, passing between Earth and the sun.Visitors to the Jack C. Davis Observatory on the Carson City Campus will be able to safely experience the entire event,
Published: May 6, 2016
Nevada’s famous McKeen motor car will roll at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8.National Train Day is celebrated Saturday, May 7, in honor of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory, Utah, that marked completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869. Operating from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both
Published: May 6, 2016
150 Years AgoBig mule team. “Editor Carson Appeal — This morning, Mr. McIntosh, with his fine outfit of twelve mules ... took the Bigler grade at Glenbrook Hotel, with 23,500 pounds freight. This is, perhaps, the largest load ever hauled over the Sierra Nevada range ... Our Bigler road was never in finer condition ... it is solid, perfectly dry
Published: May 6, 2016
The Senior Celebration continues to grow every year and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever.Senior Service Network of Carson City will present its 18th annual Senior Celebration to be held from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 19, at the Carson City Community Center.The event is Northern Nevada’s largest health and information fair in honor
Published: May 6, 2016
It was a Senior Night Cody Azevedo won’t soon forget.Azevedo, playing in his last regular-season game ever at Ron McNutt Field, drove in seven runs with two doubles and a single to spark Carson High to a 17-7 win over arch-rival Douglas on a rainy Thursday night.The win gives Carson a 16-6 regular-season mark, the most wins in Bryan Manoukian’s
Published: May 6, 2016
Carson High wrestling standout Brady O’Keefe has signed a letter of intent to attend Kansas Wesleyan University.O’Keefe announced the signing Tuesday night at the Dog Pound, the home of the Carson Bulldog program.O’Keefe, a four-year performer for the Senators, is joining a brand-new program. Kansas Wesleyan’s NAIA program started last year with just five wrestlers. When he reports to campus
Published: May 6, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... Don’t sleep on this Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team. Yes, it’s difficult to invest emotions in a team that gagged and strangled on its own expectations in last year’s Mountain West tournament at home and didn’t even qualify for the regionals after winning 41 games. The head coach then left hours after the
Published: May 6, 2016
Did fossil fuel companies lie to stockholders?Managements of publicly traded corporations are legally required to provide stockholders with accurate information about company finances. However, some fossil fuel (oil, gas and coal) producers may have intentionally provided misleading climate research to their stockholders. Currently, investigators for the New York and California attorneys general are working to determine if Exxon/Mobile and Peabody
Published: May 6, 2016
Elaborating on previous announcements that he no longer regarded the universe as limited, Albert Einstein declared that recent discoveries tended to show the universe is constantly expanding. New questions have arisen whether the expansion process will ever stop, and the possibility is seen that if the process continues, the universe will become so loosely connected that natural laws will cease
Published: May 6, 2016
The Nevada Department of Transportation meets Monday to discuss the proposed multi-use path connecting Incline Village to Sand Harbor State Park.NDOT and local officials have long considered the route to be dangerous with visitors to the park and nearby Hidden Beach walking along State Route 28 from parking spaces that line the roadway.A spokesman said it will take two- to
Published: May 6, 2016
Elected officials, lobbyists, political candidates, activists, and media pundits — the political class — far too often project little more than self-interest-based elite opinion. The balance of so many lay people’s opinions are too often just that — opinion — uninformed, but strongly held. Now is the time for Isaac Asimov’s observation: “Your assumptions are your windows on the world.
Published: May 6, 2016
The Carson City Board of Supervisors came one step closer to approving the city’s 2017 fiscal year budget Thursday.The board received a final presentation on supplemental requests from city departments and the city’s capital improvement program (CIP). The supervisors approved $1,021,998 for various projects through the Capital Projects Fund. They also approved CIP budgets from other funds, including the Carson
Published: May 6, 2016
The Board of Supervisors Thursday heard an update on plans for Carson City to take over a portion of South Carson Street from the Nevada Department of Transportation.The transfer is being negotiated now between the city and NDOT in what is going to result in the fourth amendment to an agreement the two originally forged in 1997, said Patrick Pittenger,
Published: May 6, 2016
The high school and community production of “The Sound of Music” will run tonight and Saturday and continues May 12-14 at 7 p.m. in the Churchill County High School theater.Tickets are on sale now at www.cchsperformingarts.weebly.com. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.“It’s really fun to see the kids show off their talents,” said Glen Perazzo, CCHS drama teacher, whose main charge
Published: May 5, 2016
For a long time I wasn’t very fond of making decisions because I was afraid of deciding wrong and facing the consequences of my poor choice. My motto was to never put off a decision until tomorrow what you can avoid deciding altogether. Lately I’ve realized that to date, I’ve managed to live through all of my bad choices …
Published: May 5, 2016
GARDENING IN NEVADACooperative Extension has teamed up with Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space to offer “Gardening in Nevada: The Bartley Ranch Series.” Classes are free and run 6–8 p.m. every Tuesday, Feb. 2–March 29, at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road in Reno.The classes are taught by Cooperative Extension horticulturists and experts, and Cooperative Extension’s certified
Published: May 5, 2016
Mother’s Day is Sunday, so start shopping for the flowers or candy for Mom. But this year, why not also go beyond the traditional? Specifically, if your mother is still working but getting close to retirement, consider providing her with a gift that can help make her days as a retiree more pleasant.Here are a few suggestions:Contribute to her IRA.
Published: May 5, 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 5, 2016
A guy just won the Republican nomination for president by spending no money, hiring no pollsters, running virtually no TV ads, and just saying what he truly believed no matter how many times people told him he couldn’t say that.I always hoped I’d see this once before I died. It’s like to going to Mecca, for Americans. Pay attention, because
Published: May 5, 2016
100 Years AgoGray, Reid’s New Store. The Gray, Reid & Co. stock was moved to their new building business.They will be open for business Monday morning. Most of this week has been spent in getting the stock arranged in the new quarters. Manager B. C. Arthur has been with the large force of clerks getting every department properly arranged, and
Published: May 5, 2016
Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St.;Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096 Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: $6. MondayTuna Noodle CasseroleSliced TomatoesHerbed Vegetables MedleyWheat BreadOatmeal Date BarTuesdayPulled Pork SandwichTater TotsTossed SaladBroccoliFresh FruitWednesdayBirthday CelebrationRoast BeefCrunchy Fruit SaladGarlic Baby Red PotatoesGarden VegetablesOlive Rosemary BaguetteBirthday Cake ThursdayHerb Baked ChickenBread Stuffing w/GravyGarden SaladPeas and OnionsMixed Berry Cup FridaySweet Italian Sausagew/peppers and onions
Published: May 5, 2016
Every Wednesday readers of the LVN get a treat from Edna Van Leuven, writer of the “Then and Now” column. As her son, Doug, I get to enjoy her wit and humor all week long. I’m frequently discussed in her articles. There’s more to this remarkable lady.Mom was born on a hot and humid day on June 20, 1924, on
Published: May 5, 2016
Watson here and I will be looking for you at the fairgrounds. This is my most favorite event ever. Well, it’s the only dog event where I get to see my friends. Last year I won a participation ribbon for the cutest dog contest. I have to admit the winner was a cute as could be. Maybe a lot cuter
Published: May 5, 2016
A new study with a close tie to northern Nevada relating to women’s health and robotic surgery is getting widespread attention.Led by Peter Lim, M.D.,FACOG, medical director of the Institute for Robotic Surgery at Renown Regional Medical Center, and co-authored by six other doctors from around the country, the study analyzed more than 32,000 benign hysterectomy cases. The results showed
Published: May 5, 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 5, 2016
Only two days remain before Mother’s Day, but for many shoppers, they took care of buying gifts for their favorite person at an annual Fallon event.The annual Mother’s Day Extravaganza at the Fallon Convention Center attracted 38 vendors and several hundred shoppers looking for that special gift for mom.“We had a variety of vendors this year,” said Crystal Smotherman, who
Published: May 5, 2016
Naval Air Station Fallon wrapped up Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) last week with a tug-of-war and a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle pull.Upon conclusion, the winners from the various SAAPM contests were announced during the closing ceremonies conducted at the base football field.“Sexual assault or any sexual violence is an intolerable and violent crime that impacts mission
Published: May 5, 2016
The Churchill Economic Development Authority’s monthly breakfast meeting will center its attention on a panel discussion focusing on non-profit organizations in Churchill County.The meeting begins at 6:45 a.m. on Wednesday at the Steakhouse at Stockman’s.The following organizations in attendance will include the following:Fallon Rotary Club — Rotarians provide humanitarian service and help build goodwill and peace in the world.Soroptimist International
Published: May 5, 2016
RELAY DATESThe American Cancer Society is holding its Relay for Life in Fallon on June 17-18 at Churchill County Middle School’s track and infield.The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community. Cancer is something we can’t ignore as 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed
Published: May 5, 2016
The third weekend in the Top Gun Raceway’s E.T. Summit Series hosted several upsets to veteran racers, reminding Fallon there’s a long way to go before Las Vegas. Racers have a long rest until the next weekend series May 20.SATURDAY RESULTS:Gene Bruflat had another chance at winning the Sportsman division but came up short against Edward Young. Young’s 1985 Chevy
Published: May 5, 2016
Churchill County High School cut the ribbon and opened the doors of its brand new auxiliary gym before the school board’s meeting last week. LVN takes readers inside the new gym with a specialized photo tour of the building’s features and design.
Published: May 5, 2016
Forget opening weekend.This weekend, the last two days of the regular season for the Greenwave spring sports teams is going to be pivotal and dictate how next week’s postseason could transpire with the state tournament in two weeks.The baseball and softball teams are both in the playoffs, but the Lady Wave can seal up the top seed when it travels
Published: May 5, 2016
The biggest fundraiser in Greenwave athletics invades the community once again.The Greenwave Takedown wrestling booster club will host the annual Night of Fights on May 21 at 5 p.m at the Gym at Venturacci Park.“Our booster club is the best around and they do a tremendous job getting things organized and in gear,” Fallon wrestling coach Trevor de Braga said.
Published: May 5, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .Don’t sleep on this Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team. Yes, it is difficult to invest emotionally in a team which gagged and strangled on its own expectations in last year’s Mountain West tournament at home and didn’t even qualify for the regionals after winning 41 games. The head coach then left hours
Published: May 5, 2016
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Southwest
Published: May 5, 2016
Justice of the Peace John Tatro has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Nevada Association of Judges of Limited Jurisdiction.Association President Richard Glasson said the honor recognizes Tatro for his numerous contributions to the judiciary. He said the award is only rarely given.“However, there are those rare instances where one judge has contributed so much heart and
Published: May 5, 2016
The thunderstorms that covered Carson City matched the somber atmosphere at the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony on Thursday afternoon. The ceremony was honoring Nevada’s only officer killed in 2015, Carson City’s own Deputy Carl Howell.Howell was killed on Aug. 15 when he was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance.Law enforcement from all across Nevada attended the ceremony
Published: May 5, 2016
Lyon County officials had to clear hail off the roads in west Lyon County following today’s storm.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
Published: May 5, 2016
Free marital arts classes are being offered to anyone who is or has served in the military, law enforcement or fire protection services. The free classes are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Wolf Den Martial Arts Academy, 6012 Highway 50 E., next to the Carson Plains Casino in Dayton.For more information, call 775-443-6436.
Published: May 5, 2016
The National Association of Letter Carriers will conduct the nation’s largest single-day food drive in the 23rd annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations as they deliver mail along their postal routes. Homes and businesses are invited to fill a bag, or any container, and leave them by the mailbox on Saturday;
Published: May 5, 2016
As the days become longer with plenty of sunshine, elementary students in the Carson City School District may be more eager than ever to put their bike tires to the asphalt.But with greater outdoor activity comes greater responsibility. And when it comes to safety, both the school district and city officials want to leave as little as possible to chance.“We
Published: May 5, 2016
The Retired School Employees Association, Carson Unit, will present scholarships to Dayton and Carson High students at its meeting at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 13 at Q’s BBQ, 230 Fairview Drive. Retired and former school employees are invited to attend. Lunch is $10.
Published: May 5, 2016
The community is invited to attend the monthly Walkabout hosted by Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd on Friday, May 13 at Mills Park.“I would ask everyone to come prepared to discuss their greatest concerns, as well as their ideas and solutions to the Walkabout,” Abowd said. “Together, we always manage to find a positive way forward that improves Carson City,
Published: May 5, 2016
Something in the Wind, a free kite flying and arts event that celebrates the Washoe Zephyr, will take place at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park May 14-15. The event will feature expert kite flyers from the Rogue Valley Windchasers kite club in Brookings, Ore. Brett Morris, vice-president and regional director of the American Kitefliers Association, will give a 30-minute
Published: May 5, 2016
The Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial run concluded Wednesday ahead of today’s ceremony at the Capitol Grounds. The run began April 27 in Vegas and has been through each county by law enforcement agents to the Capitol Grounds with each leg completed in the memory of each officer listed on the memorial.This year at the memorial, the only name added
Published: May 5, 2016
Editor’s note: This is the final in a series of articles on Western Nevada College intercollegiate athletics, which are being discontinued after the 2016 season.As the Western Nevada College baseball program comes near to its end, the reactions are typical, ranging from the memories created by the programs to disbelief its being disbanded to even acceptance and the willingness to
Published: May 5, 2016
What community members, parents and former players are saying about WNC athletics coming to an end:“If someone was to ask me what has been a pivotal point in my life so far, it would be I was given the opportunity to play at WNC for Leah Wentworth and the rest of her staff.” — Carson High graduate Cassie Vondrak, who
Published: May 5, 2016
A private road providing access to the Mexican Dam Open Space area has been closed to vehicle traffic.Residents on Golden Eagle Lane, who maintain their portion of the road, have put up a gate due to increased traffic and vandalism, according to a sign on the gate.The sign says unauthorized vehicles will be considered as trespassing while hikers, bike riders
Published: May 5, 2016
150 Years AgoFish. A buffalo fish was taken in a seine in the Truckee. This species of fish have been found in abundance lately. We never knew that this fish frequented any of the waters west of the Rocky Mountains.130 Years AgoAll sorts. Queen Victoria was “profoundly pleased,” with Tennyson’s last ode. The Queen is getting so old that almost
Published: May 4, 2016
In a clever bit of sleight of hand, a guest columnist last week urged readers to support a pernicious proposal by the California-based Citizens Climate Lobby that would raise consumer costs on all forms of carbon-based energy. The clever bit is this: they promise a monthly “dividend check” is going to arrive to return the money raised by this tax
Published: May 4, 2016
Renovation is what downtown needs Do you remember when going downtown was fun? I don’t, but I’ve only lived here 16 years. Other than the Taste of Downtown, and Fridays at 3rd, there isn’t much to draw you in. Retail has struggled. We’ve had some great shops, but they can’t seem to compete with Reno. I had a gift store
Published: May 4, 2016
Live music by Juan and Linda and food and drink specials at a Cinco de Mayo celebration at 5 p.m. today at Juan’s Mexican Grill, 3680 Goni Road.Carson Chamber Singers’ annual Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the CVIC Hall, 1604 Esmeralda Ave., Minden, and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 314 N. Division St. Go to
Published: May 4, 2016
The Carson City Nugget is heading into Mother’s Day weekend with a performance by Lisa Alvarado, called the “Latin Queen of Comedy,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6. Lisa Alvarado says her style is Tina Fey meets Sophia Vergara. A headliner to theatres, clubs, colleges and corporate events around the nation, she appeared on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” Nick at
Published: May 4, 2016
A “Salute to Spring” is the theme of the 31st annual RSVP Spring Celebration and Carnival at Mills Park in Carson City. It all begins today with Dollar Night, when every ride is $1. The fun continues at the carnival on Friday and throughout the weekend, when Wold Amusements Carnival has all-day ride passes for $30. Stop by the RSVP
Published: May 4, 2016
The Carson City Fire Department is implementing new training drills to improve it Rapid Intervention Teams.R.I.T. is the response team on a major disaster or fire, used as the last line of defense if a firefighter goes down in an incident. The team, usually the third engine to arrive on scene, goes in to help retrieve a lost or injured
Published: May 4, 2016
All 18 members of the United States figure skating team flying to Prague for an international meet were killed when a Belgian jet airliner crashed out of a bright blue sky near Brussels Airport. The crash killed 73 persons, including 52 Americans. Among the dead was America’s “queen of the ice,” Laurence Owen, 16, who won the North American figure
Published: May 4, 2016
MINDEN — Clutch hitting was the difference Wednesday when the Carson Senators surged to an 8-5 Northern Division I baseball victory against arch rival Douglas.Carson (21-9 overall, 15-6 league) rallied from an early 3-1 deficit, sparked by Jace Keema’s two-run double that broke a 3-all tie in the third inning, en route to its win over Douglas (13-17, 9-12 league)
Published: May 4, 2016
In celebration of Mother’s Day Sunday, Carson Tahoe Health is pleased to launch “My Stork Story,” a new online forum for area moms to share their baby stories and birthing experience at Carson Tahoe. All participants will also receive a free $25 Target gift card after completing the online form at www.carsontahoe.com/MyStorkStory.“Having a baby is a monumental life event, and
Published: May 4, 2016
BASEBALLJace Zampirro, Carson, Feather River: No action last week. Is 1-2 with 7.72 ERA.Adam Whitt, Carson, Astros: Is 1-0 with 7.51 ERA and one save.Colby Blueberg, Carson, Padres: Has 3 saves and a 2.25 ERA over 12 innings of work. Has allowed 8 hits.Luke Maher, Carson, Sterling College: Went 2-for-17 last week. Hitting .414 with 12 homers and 37 RBI.Brock
Published: May 4, 2016
Errors in posting two consecutive Board of Finance agendas on Wednesday forced that board to redo all of its March 8 decisions and take up several items that should have been on the April agenda.The state Treasurer’s office incorrectly posted both the March and April agendas, violating Nevada’s open meeting laws. That forced cancellation of the April meeting and reconsideration
Published: May 4, 2016
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 that
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

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