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Anxiety is a good thing — in the right dosage. If anxiety came in a pill format, we would recommend that everyone make it part of a daily vitamin routine.We need anxiety in our lives; it serves an important purpose. Within our private practice, we’re accustomed to teaching our patients a set of skills directed at “thinking about how they
Published: January 14, 2016
Those who have been trying to watch public access television through carsontv.org on the Internet recently have noticed those channels haven’t been available.Carson City Chief Information Officer Eric Von Schimmelmann said he’s working to make channel 193, the public access channel, and channel 191, the government channel, available via the Internet again. Carson City Board of Supervisors and Carson City
Published: January 14, 2016
RENO — With 30 points in hand because of five forfeits, it wasn’t whether Carson High would beat Wooster Wednesday night, it would be by how much.The Senators won seven of the nine matches contested, rolling to a 70-10 win over the Colts in a Sierra League dual wrestling match.Carson moved to 2-0 entering Saturday’s Sutter Invitational. Carson was originally
Published: January 14, 2016
The Carson City School District is accepting applications for vendors for their second annual Early Childhood Expo in March.The expo is organized by the Early Childhood Advisory to provide early childhood information and resources to Carson City, and it’s going to have resource information, giveaways, food, raffles, entertainment and activities for children 0-6 years old. It is being held March
Published: January 14, 2016
Two of the most well-known area athletes in recent memory are part of the 2016 NIAA Hall of Fame Class.Former Douglas High pitcher Shawn Estes, the 1991 Player of the Year and a 13-year Major League player, and Greg Hess, Virginia City basketball and baseball standout from the early 1980s, are part of this year’s class.Eight other athletes, officials, coaches
Published: January 14, 2016
RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack lost a free throw shooting contest Wednesday night at Lawlor Events Center.“We cannot continue to put guys on the foul line,” Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman said after a 74-67 loss to the Boise State Broncos in front of a home crowd of 7,564. “We’re putting too many guys on the foul line on
Published: January 14, 2016
A $25,000 grant and a $7,000 donation are being received by the Carson Animal Services Initiative (CASI), according to Lisa Schuette, CASI founder.Schuette said the not-for-profit and volunteer organization, which spearheaded private sector fund raising to help city government finance a new Carson City Animal Shelter, got the grant from the Helen Close Charitable Foundation.Schuette credited Linda McKenzie as the
Published: January 14, 2016
The Carson City School District will be hosting Northern Nevada’s first Google Apps for Education Summit next Sunday and Monday.The two day event focuses on teaching educators how to better integrate and use technology applications and tools into their classrooms. Sessions will cover everything from how to use Google Docs to how to how to work video and technology into
Published: January 14, 2016
A contract has been signed for the purchase of 777 acres of land east of Carson City in the history-steeped area of Brunswick Canyon. And if plans by new owners develop as now visualized, mining activity in the region — booming 109 years ago — may be revived. Principals in the big land sale are Brunswick Enterprises, headed by David
Published: January 14, 2016
150 Years AgoSpanish Mill. The dilapidated old castle has gone to decay and is only fit for an ice house. The water-wheel goes the wrong way and the engine rusted. It is a faded memento of bygone days.130 Years AgoArtesian wells. There is a great boom in Sierra Valley. It is an elevated park-like enclosure surrounded by lofty peaks. Here
Published: January 14, 2016
Dayton teacher used poor judgementRegarding the article by Teri Vance entitled “It is a civics lesson for all,” this subject seemed more like a “propaganda lesson for all” to me. The photo, yes, photo, that was included with the exam struck me as an attempt by a biased photographer pushing a political agenda. To me, it represented a red neck,
Published: January 14, 2016
Xing Bridges — made up of Linda Arnn Arteno, Glen Thomas, Ron Miller and Kyle Marvin — is performing at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Maizie Harris Jesse Black Box Theater at the Brewery Arts Center. Tickets are $10 for BAC members, $12 for seniors and students; $15 for adults and $20 at the door. Tickets are at breweryarts.org and
Published: January 14, 2016
More than $400,000 worth of trucks and equipment will be purchased due to action Wednesday by Carson City’s Regional Transportation Commission (RTC).Commissioners voted without dissent to buy three street crew trucks, a street asphalt patch truck, a slide in sander and a snowplow with controls. The cost is not to exceed $410,742.45. Financing is from the Street Fund Equipment Account.“These
Published: January 14, 2016
Sierra Nevada Forum panelists tackled education finance in the Silver State Wednesday with talk of regressive features moving in a more progressive direction by 2022. Audience members at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall also heard about accomplishments stemming from the Carson City School District’s $10 million Race To The Top grant, but three of the four panelists spoke on
Published: January 14, 2016
University of Nevada student and 2015 CHS graduate Nolan Shine answers an audience member’s question about college housing options Wednesday evening. ’The Real Life of College’ forum in the CHS library covered such topics as textbook costs and purchasing. Eleven Carson grads who are now college students at a number of different schools answered questions from roughly 100 Carson High
Published: January 14, 2016
Craig Fletcher with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. Friday, and with Gerry Wright and Campillo at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Glen Eagles.DJ Bobby G’s Country Night at 6 p.m. today at Living the Good Life, 1480 N. Carson St. DJ Bobby G
Published: January 14, 2016
A Motown version of “The Wizard of Oz” featuring an all youth cast is playing at the Carson City Community Theater. Youth Theatre Carson City is putting on “The Wiz” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Bob Boldrick Theatre. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the musical sets Dorothy’s adventures in the
Published: January 14, 2016
Carson City’s Mile High Jazz Band Association is offering a free jazz workshop for middle school and high school instrumental musicians from Carson City so they can continue their music education. The workshop — lead by Miguel Jimenez, Tristan Selzler, and Jef Derderian and members of the Mile High Jazz Band and other musicians — runs from 9 a.m. to
Published: January 14, 2016
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected Fernley’s attempt to get a bigger share of Lyon County’s tax revenues.The court agreed with District Judge Todd Russell when Fernley incorporated as a city, it failed to assume responsibility for any of the public services the so-called C-Tax is designed to pay for. Instead, the city left it to Lyon County
Published: January 14, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 3:35 p.m., a 54-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI-first offense and failure to maintain a lane after deputies initiated a traffic stop near Koontz Lane and Edmonds Drive. Bail was set at $1,050.At 10:20 p.m., a 19-year-old
Published: January 14, 2016
Spring baseball registration is underway from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6 in Carson City Little League’s indoor facility at Governors Field. The league is open to ages 4-18 who live in or attend school in Carson City. Players must be at least 4 years old as of Aug. 31 of this year. An early bird
Published: January 14, 2016
A free 12-week U.S. citizenship study class returns from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Carson City Library, 900 N. Roop St. The class, sponsored by the ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada, features Ron Roberts, a tutor who is bilingual in English and Spanish. Space is limited. To register, call 775-888-2021.
Published: January 14, 2016
Country singer Lacy J. Dalton is headlining On the Trail, a cowboy concert and silent auction to benefit Yerington Theatre for the Arts. The event, which offers, food, a western themed silent auction and cowboy music, is at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22 at the Jeanne Dini Center in Yerington. Doors open at 6 p.m.Tickets cost $30 for general admission;
Published: January 14, 2016
Local seniors will strut their stuff and show off the latest in senior fashion from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday at Carson Plaza, 2120 E. Long St.The fashion show, which also offers refreshments, is being put on by Bridger Mountain Boutique and Carson Plaza. For more information or to RSVP, call 775-386-6085.
Published: January 14, 2016
AARP volunteers are offering free tax return preparation services to low to moderate income tax payers Saturdays from Feb. 6 through April 9 at Carson City Friends in Service Helping, or FISH, 138 E. Long St. To make an appointment, call 775-882-3474 weekdays.
Published: January 14, 2016
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and Nevada Department of Agriculture are offering a free workshop on Feb. 3 to cover how to use pesticides to control vertebrate pests found in Northern Nevada. The workshop is geared for certified applicators and those who regularly handle pesticides as part of their jobs, such as farmers, ranchers, park employees and grounds keepers. Attendees
Published: January 14, 2016
Paul Klemm is a true success story. At 18 years old, he has already figured out hard work, self-discipline and problem solving are the keys to controlling his life. How does one so young know so much about success?It’s a complicated story, according to Klemm. At age 14, Klemm was in trouble and on probation. One day, he showed up
Published: January 14, 2016
A new SolidWorks 3-D software class is being offered at Western Nevada College this spring to provide the technical skills that area employers may be seeking. Classes meet on Tuesdays from either 1-3:45 p.m., or 7-9:45 p.m., beginning Tues, Jan. 25.The Computer Aided Drafting Design course featuring SolidWorks 3-D software will help students meet the rising demand of companies that want
Published: January 14, 2016
The deadline has been extended for two weeks for public comment regarding the environmental impact statement and plan to help preserve the bistate greater sage grouse, according to the Bureau of Land Management.The U.S. Forest Service was the lead agency for preparing the environmental impact statement and land use plan amendment. The BLM, a cooperating agency, is proposing to amend
Published: January 14, 2016
Nevada prisons have added more guards and trained officers how to use rubber bullets in an effort to end deadly shootings behind bars, officials said Thursday, but they also defended the use of shotguns if all else fails. The comments came as the Board of State Prison Commissioners followed up on an audit of prison use-of-force policies. The state faces
Published: January 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Nevadans are highly concerned about the drought; 72 percent say it is extremely or very serious according to the new 2016 Conservation in the West poll by Colorado College.Residents ranked drought higher in importance than voters from six other western states did. The poll found 68 percent of Nevadans support additional conservation measures over diversion of water
Published: January 14, 2016
The Nevada Wolf Pack lost a free throw shooting contest Wednesday night at Lawlor Events Center.“We cannot continue to put guys on the foul line,” Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman said after a 74-67 loss to the Boise State Broncos in front of a home crowd of 7,564. “We’re putting two many guys on the foul line on a nightly
Published: January 14, 2016
Tristen Thomson was the first-place winner in the Churchill County Parks and Recreation New Year’s Day 5K Run/Walk.More than 140 individuals participated in the run/walk to usher in the New Year with a positive outlook on fitness for the upcoming year. Thomson, a senior on the Greenwave varsity cross country team from Churchill County High School, finished with a time
Published: January 14, 2016
Published: January 14, 2016
Fallon Daily Bread, an integral part of the Churchill County community that has served more than 81,000 meals, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary on Monday.The program is a ministry of Epworth United Methodist Church.“We feel that this celebration is something the whole community should be proud of,” said Ron Evans, a volunteer with the program and a member of
Published: January 14, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .Colin Kaepernick is now the luckiest and most fortunate quarterback in the country. Chip Kelly is coming to the San Francisco 49ers to save his NFL career. On Wednesday night Kaepernick was an injured, vastly overpaid and overrated quarterback who had lost his starting job to, of all people, Blaine Gabbert. He
Published: January 14, 2016
The Lady Wave can count on one hand the number of close games they’ve had this season, but their 70-12 victory against the Sparks Railroaders wouldn’t take up much room in that hand. Fallon controlled the boards with relative ease against the Lady Railroaders on Tuesday night and will ride their undefeated record to Truckee today at 6 p.m.Arguably, the
Published: January 14, 2016
The Wave varsity boys basketball team is planting the seeds of a winning streak with its third consecutive win against Sparks at home Tuesday night, 67-59. The fourth quarter showed all the warning signs of a comeback on Sparks’ behalf that Fallon has suffered before, but the Wave’s zone defense prevented a Sparks rally. Sparks left Wave territory 4-9 overall
Published: January 14, 2016
Two more wins separate Fallon’s Josh Mauga from playing in the Super Bowl.After Kansas City dismantled Houston, 30-0,almost one week agfo for the first playoff shutout in 10 years, the Chiefs travel to New England to take on the second-seeded Patriots at Gillette Stadium on Saturday. Kickoff is at 1:35 p.m. on CBS. The winner faces either Denver or Pittsburgh
Published: January 14, 2016
Numbers released by the Nevada Small Business Development Center (SBDC) showed the Churchill Economic Development Authority, working through SBDC, assisted with the start of 28 businesses during the past year in Churchill County and Fernley. That total was second only to the Reno SBDC office that assisted with 48 business starts. “This is an indicator people are feeling more confident,”
Published: January 14, 2016
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected Fernley’s attempt to receive a bigger share of Lyon County’s tax revenues.The court agreed with District Judge Todd Russell that, when Fernley incorporated as a city, it failed to assume responsibility for any of the public services the so-called C-Tax is designed to pay. Instead, the city left it to Lyon County
Published: January 14, 2016
For the second time in nearly 73 years, a U.S. Navy ship bearing the name of Nevada’s capital city will be commissioned by the wife of the mayor of Carson City.At a ceremony to be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Austal USA Shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, Susan Asbury Crowell, wife of Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell, will christen
Published: January 14, 2016
Details have been finalized for the Churchill Arts Council’s 30th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner & Silent Auction, “An Evening With the Arts,” on March 5 at the Fallon Convention Center.This year’s theme, in honor of the Council’s 30th year of programming, is “Pearls and Pirates” and festive and/or pirate attired is encouraged . The auction preview and no-host bar will begin
Published: January 14, 2016
In a community where just about everything is historic, Virginia City’s Mackay Mansion still has an impressive pedigree.The three-story, brick building was erected in 1860 by George Hearst, a mining millionaire who made his fortune by being one of the first successful prospectors to begin working the Comstock Lode after the initial discovery in 1859.Hearst, who went on to establish
Published: January 14, 2016
100 Years AgoLocal Happenings. ●Joe Jarvis returned Sunday from a short business trip to Reno. ●A good memory is a great asset but why does it so often persist on dwelling on the fool things a fellow has done. ●There are cases of scarlet fever in Virginia City, Carson City and Gardnerville. ●The Mother’s Club will give a dance at
Published: January 14, 2016
Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St.;Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096Monday-Friday Soup Served Monday–Thursday 11 a.m., Monday–Friday lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: $6. MondayHolidayCenter ClosedTuesdayCranberry Glazed ChickenSpring SaladCarrotsMandarin OrangesAztec Grain Salad WednesdaySweet & Sour Spare RibsTossed Calico Vegetable SaladMixed Vegetable MedleyBrown RicePineapple ChunksWheat RollThursdaySpaghetti w/Meat SauceColorful SaladBaked Acorn SquashStrawberry Yogurt7-Grain Bread FridayHerb Baked
Published: January 14, 2016
PESTICIDE TRAININGUniversity of Nevada Cooperative Extension, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, is offering a free workshop Feb. 3 to train people throughout the state how to properly use pesticides to control northern Nevada vertebrate pests. The workshop is meant for certified applicators, people who regularly handle pesticides as part of their jobs, such as farmers, ranchers,It will
Published: January 14, 2016
Geoff used to subscribe to Sports Illustrated.Since he decided not to take the magazine, he no longer has to pay its subscription fee.Overwhelmingly, folks agree that people should be free to make the perfectly sensible decision not to buy something they don’t want.But in their jobs, especially in the public sector, many Americans are denied this right by labor unions
Published: January 14, 2016
It’s long been established that I am the luckiest man on the planet. How else could you explain that despite being a short, funny-looking and relatively average guy with few marketable skills, I manage to enjoy a beautiful family and live a comfortable life of international adventure? Its either pure luck or I was a spittoon cleaner in Dodge City
Published: January 14, 2016
I have been trying to organize my photos, which are piled into boxes. I have the best of intentions when I take them out, but somehow they seem to multiply. In one of the boxes, I ran across the cutest pictures of Troutie, my kitty. Troutie was a beautiful calico who didn’t meow but had a strange hum like a
Published: January 14, 2016
A donation by the Rotary Club of Carson City will help ease the financial burden for some high school students enrolled in Western Nevada College’s Jump Start College program next fall.The community service organization provided $4,500 to assist the Jump Start College program, which debuted in the fall of 2014. WNC is partnering with Western Nevada high schools in five
Published: January 14, 2016
A 19-year-old Carson City man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that left a Carson City man dead.Jacob Huttman, 19, of Carson City was arrested Thursday for his alleged part in the shooting death of Grant Watkins, 18. Watkins was killed Monday morning after a drug deal gone wrong across from Blackwell’s Pond Park. Huttman, and three other
Published: January 14, 2016
MEEKS BAY, Calif. — Drive around the Lake Tahoe Basin during a busy peak season weekend and you’ll probably find trailhead parking lots packed to the gills like a car dealership.Coupled with even the smallest of hillsides being jammed with newly purchased sleds and 30 or more people, finding that pristine wild side of Tahoe can be a challenge.At least
Published: January 15, 2016
Published: January 15, 2016
For the second time in nearly 73 years, a U.S. Navy ship bearing the name of Nevada’s capital city will be christened by the wife of the mayor of Carson City.At a ceremony to be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Austal USA Shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Susan Asbury Crowell, wife of Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell, will christen
Published: January 15, 2016
MINDEN — One man was given a chance at probation for having sex with minors after an evaluation showed he isn’t a high risk to offend again. Jordan Fraiser Schroeder, 23, was sentenced on Tuesday for his involvement in a July 2014 statutory sexual seduction. Schroeder had sex with two minors after meeting them online and inviting them to a
Published: January 15, 2016
A healthy looking coyote crosses Kings Canyon Rd. Thursday morning in Carson City. A doe peeks over a rock wall in a resident’s yard on Canyon Drive in Carson City Thursday.
Published: January 15, 2016
The rise of the Islamic State, heightened by recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, have more voters saying terrorism represents the greatest threat to the United States than any other challenge. As a result, the Republican presidential race has been reconfigured. One early “outsider” pacesetter, estimable neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, has fallen precipitously in recent polls resulting from
Published: January 15, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning... Colin Kaepernick is now the luckiest and most fortunate quarterback in the country. Chip Kelly is coming to the San Francisco 49ers to save his NFL career. On Wednesday night Kaepernick was an injured, vastly overpaid and overrated quarterback who had lost his starting job to, of all people, Blaine Gabbert. He was a
Published: January 15, 2016
The U.S. Engineer’s Office at Sacramento recently entered into a contract with Harms Bros. and N.M. Ball & Son, contractors of Sacramento for the construction of paving facilities at the Minden airport. The work called for under the contract includes construction of extensions of the runways and taxiways, at the approximate cost of $100,000. The construction of the Minden airport
Published: January 15, 2016
150 Years AgoBrunswick and Merrimac. Both mills are running at full head. The Merrimac is one of the best in this state. Other mills on the river are too much in the hands of a liberal banker to flourish.130 Years AgoBank busted. The bank of Mono County has closed its doors, and Bodie is feeling quite blue over the outlook.
Published: January 15, 2016
“Suicide is Dead”The following poem, “Suicide is Dead,” is not a suicide letter. It was written in a motivational manner. I had some tough times in my life and eventually I received the help I needed. I wrote this poem to encourage anybody in the same position to seek help, to not become another statistic. To reach National Hopeline Network’s
Published: January 15, 2016
When all the bills are finally in, the 29th special session of the Legislature to workout the Faraday Future deal will have cost just shy of $250,000.Legislative Counsel Bureau Director Rick Combs said as of this week, total costs are $227,097.47.But, Combs said, that doesn’t include printing costs. In comparison, Combs said printing for the Tesla session, totaled at about
Published: January 15, 2016
Fallon received a dusting of ran and then snow overnight.Drivers are reporting icy conditions on county roads.Crash at Crook Road and US Highway 50. Some delaysA multiple vehicle crash involving a rollover on I-80 eastbound at Lockwood has all lanes blocked.Auto crashes at Wadsworth and USA Parkway.Weekend weather:Today:A slight chance of rain and snow showers this morning. Partly sunny, with
Published: January 15, 2016
Events from a quarter of a century ago are distant memories for many military servicemen and women, especially for those involved in the first Gulf war when the United States and coalition forces began to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait.Late in the afternoon on Jan. 16, 1991, an eerie feeling of quietness permeated Naval Air Station Fallon as the
Published: January 15, 2016
The following article first appeared in 2011 on the 20th anniversary of Desert Storm.Twenty years ago on Jan. 17, Baghdad’s early morning tranquility lay shattered when coalition forces began bombing the Iraqi capital after months of negotiations and sanctions failed to drive President Saddam Hussein’s forces from Kuwait.The first explosions that were reported by CNN gave worldwide audiences a glimpse
Published: January 15, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 12:30 p.m., Juan Garcia, 27, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of a controlled substance and felony possession of a controlled substance for sale after deputies conducted follow up on an unrelated case. No bail was set.At
Published: January 15, 2016
Kurt Meyer, president of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada board of directors, and Katie Leao, chief professional officer for the club, receive a $1,300 check from Andy Head, owner of Dutch Bros. Coffee on Carson Street, on Thursday. The coffee house pledged to donate $1 for each beverage sold on Dec. 4 to the Boys & Girls
Published: January 15, 2016
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is joining a growing list of Democrats planning to attend the rural Nevada First in the West dinner Jan. 30 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Sen. McCaskill, the first woman in Missouri elected to the U.S. Senate, will present on behalf of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Gen. Wesley K. Clark, U.S. Army Retired,
Published: January 15, 2016
RSVP is holding its free quarterly training for volunteers and field representatives from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 21 at Cooperative Extension, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12, in Carson City. The training, which will be broadcast to various locations in rural Nevada, will focus on the internal responsibilities of each position. It will cover the basics and provide a question
Published: January 15, 2016
Carson City Historical Society’s teapot exhibit is up and running 1-3 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Jan. 31. The display, at the Foreman-Roberts house, 1207 N. Carson St., offers teapots, old and new, as well as items associated with English teas. Tours also can be arranged by calling Paula Cannon at 775-887-8865. There is no charge to see the
Published: January 15, 2016
A Carson City Master Plan amendment document filed with the city’s Community Development Department showed a 251 acres, mixed use project is envisioned north of East 5th Street.The project, split with 203 acres west of Interstate 580 and 48 acres east of it on the northern portion of Lompa Ranch, would include residential housing of various densities and commercial space
Published: January 15, 2016
RENO — An avalanche warning remains in effect until Saturday morning in the mountains around Lake Tahoe after the latest winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow at the upper elevations, with more in the forecast. Authorities responded to dozens of car crashes Friday morning in the Reno-Sparks area, where only a few inches of snow fell but
Published: January 15, 2016
Aug. 30, 1972 - Jan. 07, 2016Michael Lee Alberts, Jr., beloved husband, dad, and grandfather, lost his battle with brain cancer on Jan. 7, 2016 in Fallon, surrounded by his family. Mike was born in Colorado Springs in 1972. In 1979, the family moved to Texas. He graduated from Prairie Land High School in 1990. At the age of 17,
Published: January 15, 2016
Aug. 23, 1925 - Jan. 04, 2016Eugene Frederick McMullin died of natural causes at Brookdale Senior Living in Sparks, NV on January 4, 2016. Eugene Frederick McMullin was born on August 23, 1925 in San Francisco, California to Mabel Mau and Elmer Francis McMullin. He graduated from Burlingame High School, attended San Mateo College and held an A.S. degree in
Published: January 15, 2016
Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison filed a report with the Secretary of State’s office last week reporting he collected more than $400,000 in campaign contributions during the past year.The annual report also states that Hutchison spent some $88,000 in 2015.According to the annual campaign contribution and expense report, Hutchison collected $405,200 in contributions of $100 or more, $8,139 in in-kind contributions
Published: January 15, 2016
1953 - 2016Donna Jean Keller, Fallon resident, passed away peacefully at Banner Hospital after a 4 year battle with cancer. Donna was born in Fallon, NV on August 19, 1953 to Harold “Mick” Freeman of Fallon, NV and Iretta Freeman (Cooper) of Oakdale, Nebraska. She attended Churchill county schools and g raduated from Gabbs High School. Donna was a loving
Published: January 15, 2016
Apr. 12, 1928 - Dec. 26. 2015Joy Burgess Bailey, Jr. passed away December 26, 2015 at Northern Nevada Medical center in Sparks, Nevada with his family present. He was the son of Ella and J.B. Bailey Sr., born April 12, 1928 in Sante Fe, New Mexico. He was a World War II Navy Veteran. He and his wife moved to
Published: January 15, 2016
Feb. 19, 1976 - Jan. 11, 2016Adam McCall, 39, passed away January 11, 2016 at his home in Carson City, NV. He was born on February 19, 1976 in Stockton, CA to Mark and Janette McCall. Adam was a life-long resident of Carson City. He was a prominent member of the casino industry. Adam will be dearly missed by his
Published: January 15, 2016
The man accused of killing a Carson City teen had his first court appearance Friday morning.Reed Skenandore, 21, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of shooting and killing 18-year-old Grant Watkins Monday morning. Skenandore, along with Jesus Garcia-Manriquez, 18, and Allen Garcia-Manriquez, 19, allegedly set up Watkins to meet them at Blackwell’s Pond Park to buy three ounces of marijuana, but
Published: January 15, 2016
May 22, 1946 - Dec. 17, 2015Mike passed away on December 17, 2015, he was 69 years old. Mike was born on May 22, 1946 in Santa Monica, CA the son of Frederick W. & Nora Jean (Lynch) McCord. He attended Venice High School. Mike served in the U. S. Navy during Vietnam. He met and married Diane (Niemann) McCord
Published: January 15, 2016
Apr. 27, 1954 - Jan. 08, 2016In his 61 years, Michael Stuart Greene proved that the sum of a life is so much greater than one. He leaves a legacy of communities aided by his work as a fire chief and visionary creator of emergency medical services systems, people aided by his work as a paramedic, his family, and a
Published: January 15, 2016
Mar. 13, 1947 - Jan. 07, 2016Coral Elaine Pedlar passed away in Carson City, Nevada on January 7, 2016 at the age of 68 with her husband, and daughter, sister and brother-in-law at her side. Coral was born March 13, 1947 in Seattle, Washington to Doug and Velma Evans. The majority of her family moved, settling in Carson City, Nevada
Published: January 15, 2016
Jeffrey Wiley (Lt. Wiley) age 66, lost his battle with cancer on December 11, 2015. He passed away quietly in his home, surrounded by his family. Jeff was an amazing man, who was deeply loved and adored by his wife, Patty, daughter Brittany and her brothers, Brian, Kevin and Vincent. Jeffrey was a retired Correctional Lieutenant, and dedicated 24 years
Published: January 15, 2016
Attorney General Adam Laxalt is appealing to the Nevada Supreme Court after a judge put a new school choice program on hold indefinitely. Laxalt filed a notice of appeal on Friday, saying a speedy ruling from the high court could give clarity to thousands of families who applied to the Education Savings Account program and expected funds starting in February.
Published: January 15, 2016
Gov. Brian Sandoval is relaunching a committee where power players will discuss some of the biggest questions in the gambling world. Sandoval signed an executive order Friday reconvening the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee. He’ll chair the 12-member board, which will also include Nevada gambling regulators, casino executives and state lawmakers. The committee will discuss issues that have grabbed recent headlines,
Published: January 15, 2016
Cancer is a strange thing. It’s terrifying and awful and unfair. Ruthless. But despite its atrocity — or maybe because of it — I have also seen really beautiful things transpire in its wake. There’s a strength to the survivors, a renewed sense of life purpose, and an unyielding love to those who support them. Since writing about my sister’s
Published: January 16, 2016
RENO — Carson High’s recipe for success Friday night against Wooster was simple.Put together some solid scoring runs, pound the ball inside and play good defense.The first-place Carson Senators did all three thing en route to an easy 67-31 win over the Colts at Craig Congdon Gymnasium in a Sierra League boys basketball game. Carson improved to 8-0 in conference
Published: January 16, 2016
A group of protesters receive international attention as they address government injustice while occupying a federal facility. Sound familiar?Nearly a half-century after he helped organize a lengthy standoff of Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay by a group known as “Indians of All Tribes” that ultimately lasted 19 months, Adam Fortunate Eagle is still no fan of government bureaucracy.
Published: January 16, 2016
The students at Mark Twain Elementary School spent the afternoon Friday experiencing the arts. For two hours, the students relinquished their normal class schedules for The Art Experience. Mark Twain partnered with the Nevada Arts Council and brought in art experts to teach the students everything from dancing to poetry to karate. “My goal with all of this is to
Published: January 16, 2016
Attorney General Adam Laxalt and Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison issued a joint statement on Thursday effectively agreeing to bury the hatchet in their dispute over Hutchison’s lawsuit seeking dismissal of the vouchers law challenge.They filed a joint stipulation in Clark County District Court putting Hutchison’s lawsuit on hold.After Hutchison filed to join the case challenging the vouchers suit, Laxalt issued
Published: January 16, 2016
Mayor Robert Crowell with wife Susan Crowell and Capt. Bob Wiley are seen Friday with medallions that will go inside the mast box of the USNS Carson City in Mobile, Ala. The ship’s christening is today. Susan Crowell is the ship’s sponsor. Wiley, of Carson City, is the ship’s captain.
Published: January 16, 2016
150 Years AgoNew flagstaff. So that the emblem of our legislators’ loyalty may be seen from a far off, a new and taller flagstaff has been erected on the Capitol. The star spangled banner is in triumph and shall wave o’er the land of the free and the gold grabbers’ grave.130 Years AgoAdvertisement. Just arrived at E. B. Rail’s store,
Published: January 16, 2016
Eckankar’s worship service is todayAttendees of a free worship service at 10 a.m. today at the Carson City Community Center are invited to discover their Godlike nature. The one-hour session, sponsored by Eckankar, Religion of the Light and Sound of God, includes a brief talk by a facilitator, readings, a small-group discussion and a short contemplation. For more information, call
Published: January 16, 2016
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley is recognizing the youth, volunteers and members of the community who go above and beyond at its annual Youth of the Year banquet on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Yerington Clubs site. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the program begins at 6.“The Youth of the Year banquet is a great opportunity
Published: January 16, 2016
Jesus was a carpenter. He was raised by a carpenter. Occasionally, Jesus would use trade illustrations in his sermons and teachings. Jesus would illustrate the cost of discipleship with words about counting the cost of building a tower. He would illustrate the need to build one’s life upon his teaching with words about building a house upon the rock. One
Published: January 16, 2016
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., will join a growing list of prominent Democrats planning to attend the rural Nevada “First in The West” dinner to be held in Minden on Jan. 30. She will speak on behalf of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.“We are thrilled that Senator Claire McCaskill will be joining us,” said Douglas County Democratic Central Committee Chair Kimi
Published: January 16, 2016
Was it love at first sight? Did he repeatedly ask you out? Share your stories of love and the Nevada Appeal will publish them on Valentine’s Day. Submissions, 250 words or less, can be emailed to editor@nevadaappeal.com with the subject line “Love Stories,” or faxed to 775-887-2420, or mailed to the Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way, Carson City NV 89701.
Published: January 16, 2016
RENO — Carson High opened the second quarter with a 17-0 run to wipe out an eight-point deficit and beat Wooster, 63-29, in a Sierra League girls basketball game Friday night at Craig Congdon Gym.Carson improved to 3-5 in league play heading into Tuesday’s home game against Galena at 5:15 p.m.Ivy Pembrook had eight of her team-best 11 points in
Published: January 16, 2016
The Senate voted 67-22 to condemn Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy for “conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute.” McCarthy declared his condemnation will make his anti-Communist campaign “more difficult,” but he vowed he will carry on anyway, without letup. “This censure will have no effect whatsoever on my attempt to expose Communists in government,” he said.
Published: January 16, 2016

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