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Believe me, my recent visit to Carson City has been one helluva rich, rewarding, challenging and enlightening experience for this former shipmate of the USS Nevada. When I first boarded the battleship, Feb. 10, 1941, at the Bremerton Navy Yard in Seattle, Wash., this Depression-era 17-year-old kid would never expect the events that would soon follow. Here is the ever
Published: November 10, 2015
Ikela Lewis knows the end is near. He knows when he takes the field Friday night against the Reno Huskies on Friday in the Division I football semifinals, it’s going to be his last game at home against a Northern Nevada opponent.Many would be sad or melancholy. Lewis embraces the situation with both arms open.“I got ready over the summer,”
Published: November 11, 2015
Western Nevada College’s acclaimed arts and humanities exhibition about the costs of war will visit Reno, Nov. 30 to Jan. 15. “Always Lost: A Meditation on War” will be on display at the Washoe County Administration Complex, 1001 E. 9th St., Building B. Washoe County will present a proclamation in honor of the exhibition during the Board of County Commissioners
Published: November 11, 2015
A live music performance by Xing Bridges is planned on Sunday at Carson City Sassafras, 1500 Old Hot Springs Road. The band will take the stage during happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m. An open jam for all styles of music will follow from 6 to 8 p.m.
Published: November 12, 2015
RENO – As Cambodians celebrated Independence Day on Monday, Nov. 9, fishermen near Phnom Penh made a very special catch befitting the occasion: a rare Mekong Giant Catfish, also known as the “royal fish” because of its enormous size.“This is really extraordinary,” Zeb Hogan, a University of Nevada, Reno biologist and a National Geographic Explorer who has studied the Mekong
Published: November 12, 2015
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 8:10 p.m., a 56-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery near the 100 block of Clear Creek Drive. Bail was set at $3,000.The Nevada Appeal only names people arrested on suspicion of felonies and violent crimes. Carson
Published: November 12, 2015
Glenn Litton, 47, of Carson City has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for aggravated identity theft.U.S. Attorney Ben Wagner said Litton used someone else’s identity including birth certificate, a debit card and employee ID card to apply for a U.S. Passport. He was issued a passport in that other individual’s name.He was arrested after an investigation by
Published: November 12, 2015
PHOENIX — Matt Williams is returning to his old job as third base coach of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The team announced the hiring on Thursday, just over a month after he was fired as manager of the Washington Nationals. Williams, A 1983 Carson High graduate who played for Arizona for six seasons and was part of the team’s 2001 World
Published: November 12, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A lawyer representing the family of a Nevada prison inmate killed by shotgun blasts last year says settlement talks have begun with state officials in a federal wrongful death lawsuit seeking damages for the man’s family. Attorney Cal Potter said Wednesday the two sides are still in the early stages, and nothing has been decided. Thursday marks
Published: November 12, 2015
The Nevada Supreme Court has voted to suspend two prominent lawyers for criminal violations.They voted 6-1 to accept a deal that will allow former U.S. Attorney for Nevada, Larry Semenza, to return to practicing law about the time he gets out of prison.Semenza was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison in January for failing to file tax returns totaling
Published: November 12, 2015
MINDEN — Sentencing was delayed Monday for a former Gardnerville man accused of burglarizing several Douglas County homes.Attorney Derrick Lopez said because Douglas County victims may have testified at Tracey Lee Lock’s sentencing in Carson City, that process may have to be redone.Prosecutor Rick Casper sought a continuance, saying the victims in the case had the right to speak, but
Published: November 12, 2015
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in an alleged theft at the Topsy Lane Walmart.On Oct. 12, around 3:25 a.m., a man entered the Walmart and stole a 50-inch TV and exited through the emergency exit near the sporting goods section.The suspect loaded the TV into a vehicle police believe
Published: November 12, 2015
PigOut Catering, a mobile catering concept, intends to locate in Carson City.The announcement Thursday came from the franchise operation that began in Canada and is locating in selected markets of the United States as well.“We knew that we needed to move where there’s demand year-round,” said Anne Dickson, a co-founder of the firm, “and Carson City is the perfect place
Published: November 12, 2015
One juvenile was arrested at Carson High School Thursday after deputies received reports of a student possibly on campus with a gun.Deputies received information Thursday morning there may have been a female student associated with a weapon on campus. Deputies were on scene throughout the day and no weapon was recovered.Sheriff Ken Furlong said deputies didn’t believe there was an
Published: November 12, 2015
The Chaparral Cowboys are coming to town. The Cowboys upset the Faith Lutheran Crusaders one week ago — another Las Vegas team that was undefeated in D1-A at 7-0 — 21-20.Despite the narrow victory, Chaparral coach Paul Nihipali said he is confident in his team as they prepare for their game against the Churchill County Greenwave Saturday at 1p.m.“Well it’d
Published: November 12, 2015
Seventy years ago in September with the signing of an armistice between Japan and the United States, World War II officially ended.Over the years, many veterans from that era have passed on, but for others, they remain to tell their stories of courage and heroism.Several activities on Veterans Day honored both servicemen and women who not only served during World
Published: November 12, 2015
The tables are set, the employers are ready and individuals looking for employment will be available to talk to many firms looking for help.Co-sponsored by the Fallon Chamber of Commerce, Fallon Auto Mall and Right Away, representatives will talk to prospective employees from the Churchill County area on Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Wok Banquet Hall, 257 S.
Published: November 12, 2015
100 Years AgoJake Allen on a Visit. Jake Allen, one of Churchill County pioneers and brother of Hon. Lem Allen, spent a few days in town this week, in company with his wife. They now reside at Colorado Springs and are in their way to the exposition. Jake Allen formally owned the John Oats ranch, hence, was at one time
Published: November 12, 2015
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. MondayHoney Apricot ChickenWild and Long Grain RiceCalifornia Blend VegetablesWheat RollFresh OrangeTuesdayGlazed SalmonApple Spinach SaladZucchini GratinSoft Bread SticksVanilla PuddingWednesdayBirthday CelebrationBeef BrisketBaked BeansGerman Potato SaladRoast BroccoliMixed Fruit CupBirthday Cake ThursdayTurkey Pot
Published: November 12, 2015
After running through the league with dominant force, the Greenwave football team is not taking Chaparral for granted.As matter of fact, Fallon must dominate the Cowboys quickly to avoid a second-round loss, which the Wave suffered one year ago.The Wave’s semifinal game is at home Saturday at 1 p.m. against the No 2 seed from Las Vegas after a convincing
Published: November 12, 2015
Tristen Thomson, s senior at Churchill County High School (CCHS), has been a member of the varsity cross country team since he was a freshman. Thomson was born and raised in Fallon and hasn’t left. “Fallon has that small-town feel where athletics are a big priority,” Thomson said, “It’s one of the important things that brings this town together. I
Published: November 12, 2015
The mining camp of Jumbo, above Washoe Valley, never got very big. Which is kind of a shame with that name and all.The camp was developed by extremely optimistic prospectors who thought it might one day rival the nearby Comstock Lode in terms of mining production.But Jumbo turned out to kind of puny.Jumbo was founded on the Ophir Grade between
Published: November 12, 2015
The long warm fall gave us a particular treat this year. The lovely weather let the red color in leaves completely develop, providing us with an amazing vibrant display. Too often cold weather hits in a flash, killing off leaves before their autumn pigments are revealed. I want to thank everyone who has planted a red tree for giving us
Published: November 12, 2015
Every Thanksgiving for over 38 years, Christian Life Center offers a Thanksgiving dinner with its congregation. As they have done for several years, the church also invites the community to join them again for a Thanksgiving meal at the Fallon Convention Center on Nov. 22 from noon-3 p.m.Christian Life Center served more than 850 people last year at the dinner,
Published: November 12, 2015
After several months of operating with two new digital projectors, Fallon Theatres continues to make strides in improving its building.After securing a $58,184 grant this summer through a Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development program, the funding covered the cost of a second digital projector and its accessories, delivery charges, labor costs
Published: November 12, 2015
Local artist Larry Neel’s photographs are on display at the Churchill County Library. Join Neel for a reception at the library on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m.
Published: November 12, 2015
One of the greatest things of being a reporter or editor is the opportunity to meet people who have a story to tell.For years I have interviewed both men and women from many different walks of life, but nothing intrigues me as much as the servicemen and women who served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. As we are
Published: November 12, 2015
Watching the dogs play at the dog park is one of the great joys of my day. It is so much fun to see them run, romp and rumble. I thought dogs just played, but recent research suggests there was a great deal more going on than I had suspected.Honest communication is a central tenet of canine society. Canids (animals
Published: November 12, 2015
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . ..It might be time to think of a cute little nickname for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team’s defense. The offense has been known as The Pistol since 2005. The beloved offense, starting with Rabbitt Bradshaw in the 1920s through Colin Kaepernick nearly a century later, was always credited for everything that
Published: November 12, 2015
The Nevada Wolf Pack isn’t prepared to bid farewell to its senior class.“I’m not ready to say good-bye,” Wolf Pack football coach Brian Polian said this week. “I haven’t gotten into that mode of looking back yet. We still have a lot of football left.”The Wolf Pack (5-4, 3-2) will play its final game at Mackay Stadium this year on
Published: November 12, 2015
You may be quite willing to plan an investment strategy for your retirement years. After all, it can be enjoyable to think about traveling the world, pursuing your hobbies or participating in any of the activities you’ve associated with an active retirement. However, once you do retire, you’ll need to “shift gears” somewhat to focus on your legacy. Specifically, to
Published: November 12, 2015
Reno Aces President Eric Edelstein has been named Ballpark Digest’s Executive of the Year, publisher Kevin Reichard announced today.Edelstein, 37, will enter his third full season with the Aces in 2016. He was hired in May of 2013 as the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President and was promoted to President in January of 2015.“It’s an honor to receive
Published: November 12, 2015
The state director for USDA Rural Development Nevada announced that the agency invested more than $177 million in rural communities in fiscal year 2015, helping more than 700 families buy or repair homes and investing more than $28 million to repair community water and sewer systems. “These are projects that will stand the test of time,” Sarah Adler said in
Published: November 12, 2015
Music fans are in for a real treat when the incredible Storm Large and her ensemble, Le Bonheur, will blow into town for a show at the Barkley Theatre on Nov.21.Storm Large has had a remarkable career which includes stints at a number of West Coast clubs, a fling with reality television — “Rock Star: Supernova” — as well as
Published: November 12, 2015
The Churchill Economic Development Authority’s Business Council has its monthly breakfast meeting on Wednesday at 6:45 a.m. at the Stockman’s.Guest speaker Josh Nordquist currently serves as director of Business Development for Ormat Nevada Inc., and has been with Ormat since 2008. In his role, he oversees Ormat’s interests in geothermal and Recovered Energy Generation (REG) projects in the United States
Published: November 12, 2015
The Nevada Treasurer’s Office and the College Savings Board of Trustees have announced the 2016 open enrollment period for the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program that began this weekand continues through March 31, 2016. The Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program enables parents, grandparents and other family members to lock in future college tuition rates at today’s prices. “Tomorrow’s Tuition. Today’s Prices” is
Published: November 12, 2015
The city of Fallon has kicked off Live Local Fallon, a community-wide engagement program that rewards residents for shopping and eating locally.For the third straight year, Live Local Fallon encourages residents to shop and eat locally and rewards them with a chance to win monthly prizes and the grand prize, a Sandstorm T250SLC Toy Hauler trailer, which will be given
Published: November 12, 2015
Since 2010, mainstream optimistic economic forecasts each year have yielded to continued slow-growth reality, producing our worst recovery ever. Most economists still project economic activity as determined mainly by business cycles. We think such cycles are now dominated by long-term trends that will keep us bumping along the bottom until government at all levels makes significant reforms.First, government itself long
Published: November 12, 2015
The real inflation rateYour government is lying to you. They say the U.S. economy grew at a 1.5 percent inflation-adjusted rate in the third quarter, or so said the Bureau of Economic Analysis in its GDP estimate. The number is subject to revision and will probably change. Based on recent experience, revisions could easily push it below 1 percent or
Published: November 12, 2015
An ambitious timeline for downtown Carson Street’s makeover was discussed Thursday, and news of an overhaul of the Horeshoe Club into buildings for commercial tenants came at the same meeting.Both captured the attention of about 50 people who showed up for a “get to know your contractor” mixer at the Brewery Arts Center, which was put on by Q&D Construction,
Published: November 12, 2015
Two West Coast baseball programs on the rise and another perennially among the nation’s best have inked Western Nevada College players to letters of intent during the NCAA Division 1’s early signing period.Cal State Fullerton, a four-time national champion, has signed Wildcat sophomore outfielder D.J. Peters, who originally agreed to play for the Titans out of high school in Glendora,
Published: November 12, 2015
Back in August, the Douglas High girls soccer team opened its season against one of the West’s top teams. This weekend, the Tigers very well could see their season end against another ranked team at the NIAA Division I State Tournament in Reno.Douglas (15-5-3) opens today at noon against Coronado (18-1-2) at North Valleys High School. Three-time defending state champion
Published: November 12, 2015
A hero’s house should feel like home, at least that’s what one business thinks, and that’s why it’s contributing to a worthy cause. The Building for America’s Bravest program aims to raise money to build custom designed, specially adapted smart homes for service members who have been seriously injured. Roger’s Carpet One Floor & Home on Topsy Lane, and the
Published: November 12, 2015
Nearly 90 percent of the population experience occasional unpleasant intrusive thoughts or images (obsessions) that typically revolve around themes of aggression and harm.Examples would include thoughts or images of jumping in front of an oncoming train; killing another individual; physically or sexually abusing a child; intentionally driving one’s car into another person, etc.When mental intrusions such as these occur “out
Published: November 12, 2015
UNR/Orvis School of Nursing students Melissa McPherson and Amy Allen give a presentation on proper nutrition to Pioneer High School students Thursday.
Published: November 12, 2015
Mike’s Pharmacy on N. Curry St. closed its doors for good Wednesday night at 6 p.m. after a long tenure of doing business in Carson City.
Published: November 12, 2015
This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.
Published: November 12, 2015
RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack isn’t prepared to bid farewell to its senior class.“I’m not ready to say good-bye,” Wolf Pack football coach Brian Polian said this week. “I haven’t gotten into that mode of looking back yet. We still have a lot of football left.”The Wolf Pack (5-4, 3-2) will play its final game at Mackay Stadium this
Published: November 12, 2015
150 Years AgoWorth committing to memory. A bit of glue dissolved in skim milk and water will restore old crape (fabric). Half a cranberry bound on a corn will kill it. Picture frames and glasses are preserved from flies by painting them with a brush dipped in a mixture made by boiling three or four onions in a pint of
Published: November 12, 2015
Peter Garrett is the linchpin of Carson High’s defense. Garrett, who leads Carson High’s boys soccer team into the NIAA state semifinals today at 6 against Cimarron-Memorial at North Valleys High School, makes sure everything goes smoothly in the back row; makes sure the wheels don’t come off defensively.He does it with a skilled, yet physical style of play. The
Published: November 12, 2015
The Nevada Appeal is accepting Thanksgiving poems, no more than 100 words in length, through Nov. 18. Email poems 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. Poems will be printed on Sunday, Nov. 22.Trans-Pacific Partnership a bad deal for seniors On Oct. 5, representatives from 12
Published: November 12, 2015
The Carson City Ice Rink is scheduled to open Friday, Nov. 27.The rink will be located in Arlington Square, located at the corner of Carson and Robinson streets across from the Nugget.Skate sessions are Monday-Thursday 3-5 p.m. and 6-9; Friday 3-5 p.m. and 6-10; Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 and 6-10; Sunday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 and 6-9.Admission and skate
Published: November 12, 2015
A chemical fire at PCC Structurals, 2727 Lockheed Way, kept Carson City fire crews at the manufacturing facility well into the night.The fire off of Airport Road in northeast Carson City was reported about 8:45 a.m. Friday morning. By 9 a.m., witnesses reported seeing plumes of white smoke and then plumes of heavy black smoke, from burning acid according to
Published: November 13, 2015
The Bureau of Land Management will begin selling Christmas tree cutting permits for $5 each on Monday.Permits allow the cutting of pinyon pines or juniper trees in designated areas, primarily in the Pinenut Mountains between Carson City and Yerington, the Clan Alpine and Desatoya mountains east of Fallon, and the Excelsior Mountains southeast of Hawthorne.Permits are available at the Bureau
Published: November 13, 2015
The Carson City Public Works Operations Division is available to pick up garden and yard debris. Only vegetation — not household garbage, appliances, furniture, lumber and other items — will be accepted. Leaves must be bagged; limbs must be less than six feet in length and no larger than 4-inches in diameter, then tied in bundles. Place items near the
Published: November 13, 2015
Douglas County residents can register to vote from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the lobby of High Sierra Fellowship, 1701 Lucerne St., Minden. For more information, call 775-267-6744.
Published: November 13, 2015
Carson City via the Brewery Arts Center is in the running to bring a 10-week live music series to Carson City during the summer of 2016.“We are currently in 20th place out of 40 communities, and we really need to be in the top 10,” said Gina Hill, executive director of the Brewery Arts Center. “The Levitt Amp Carson City
Published: November 13, 2015
Drake Anthony Slocum, 21, this week entered guilty pleas to one count of sexually assaulting a girl under age 16 and one count of incest.He was arrested in March after the victim, then 14, told detectives the assaults had been going on for some time, according to Carson City Sheriff’s Det. Sal Acosta.Slocum was originally charged with one count of
Published: November 13, 2015
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 4:18 p.m., a 74-year-old transient man was arrested on suspicion of battery after deputies responded to reports of a subject becoming combative at the Long Street F.I.S.H. Bail was set at $1,000.At 3:16 p.m., Alexandria McClintock, of Carson City was arrested
Published: November 13, 2015
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office received some support from Hollywood in honor of fallen Deputy Carl Howell. Actors Gary Sinise, from Forrest Gump and CSI: NY, and Joe Mantegna, from Criminal Minds and The Godfather 3, reached out to the Sheriff’s Office to show their support for the department in the wake of Howell’s death.Howell was killed in the line
Published: November 13, 2015
Top Nevada Republicans have had little interaction with the state party in the past few years under two-term chairman Michael McDonald — unless you count the unsuccessful effort they backed in 2013 to replace him with a lobbyist employed by casino mogul and GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson. Their chilly relationship might thaw Saturday, when a group of about 350 party
Published: November 13, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A federal jury in Las Vegas is ordering Lyon County and its former elected public administrator to pay more than $2 million to three sons who maintained that their father’s home was looted of valuables before they arrived after he died in 2006. Lyon County is on the hook to pay $1.6 million to sons of Joe
Published: November 13, 2015
June 7, 1930 - Oct. 15, 2015Geri passed away to be with the Good Lord on October 15, 2015. She was born June, 7, 1930 to Virgil and Flora Parsons in Malta Bend, Missouri. She lived with her husband of 64 years, Bert, in Fallon, Nevada. Geri graduated from Churchill County High School and then went on to Beauty College
Published: November 13, 2015
Aug. 30, 1932 - Nov. 4, 2015George Kent Whitaker, 83, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at his home in Fallon, Nevada. Kent was born in Kanosh, Utah on August 30, 1932 to Herman and Marion Sagers Whitaker and was the youngest of eight children. He attended primary school in Kanosh and high school in Fillmore, Utah where he sang
Published: November 13, 2015
Apr. 25, 1951 - Oct. 22, 2015Craig Roswell Moe passed away unexpectedly at his residence in Fallon on October 22, 2015. Craig was born April 25, 1951 in New Jersey to Roger and Nedra Moe. He has lived in Fallon for the last 12 years, moving here from Reno. His younger life was spent in San Jose, California. He was
Published: November 13, 2015
Feb. 28, 1967 - Oct. 30, 2015After a battle with colon cancer for almost two years, Richard (Rick) Lee Springer passed away peacefully, surrounded by his mother and sister, in his home on October 30, 2015 in Dayton, Nevada at the age of 48. Rick was born on February 28, 1967 in San Jose, California to father Dwight “Ike” Richard
Published: November 13, 2015
Sep. 03, 1954 - Nov. 07, 2015Peggy J. McKendrick passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on November 7, 2015. She was born September 3, 1954 to William and Marjorie Sieber in Eureka, California.A long-time resident of Carson City; she loved giving back to her community, especially as a member of the Carson City Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team,
Published: November 13, 2015
One juvenile was careflighted to a hospital after a rollover accident involving two vehicles in Carson City Friday night, law enforcement officers reported.Law enforcement officers reported the accident involved two vehicles and several juveniles and happened on Roop and Long streets. Traffic was being diverted at Roop and Beverly and at the intersection of Roop and Long. Investigators were on
Published: November 13, 2015
Some anonymous jokester posted a fake report on the internet after Joey Logano’s blown tire took him out of contention at Texas last Sunday. The report said NASCAR had suspended Goodyear for two races for wrecking Joey, an obvious dig at the benching of Matt Kenseth for doing the same. I don’t imagine Joey found it humorous, as he’s now
Published: November 14, 2015
Both Carson and Reno played without standout offensive players Friday night.The Huskies went without running back/linebacker Lukas McKenzie, who suffered a broken hand Tuesday in practice, and Carson was forced to go the final 39 minutes of its 27-17 playoff win without wingback Greg Wallace, who suffered what appeared to be a possible neck injury early in the second quarter.Wallace,
Published: November 14, 2015
RENO — It came down to executing on opportunities. On Friday, Carson did just that in its 2-0 NIAA Division I boys soccer semifinal game against Cimarron-Memorial at North Valleys in Reno. “Executing on opportunities is super critical,” Carson captain Peter Garret said. “We always say that. We never back down. No matter what the score is we play our
Published: November 14, 2015
RENO — Douglas High struck first Friday afternoon in the NIAA Division I State Girls Soccer Championships.In the end, however, Taylor Kornieck and the Coronado Cougars stood tall in their 2-1 semifinal win against Douglas at North Valleys High School in Reno.Kornieck, a 6-foot-1 senior midfielder and U.S. Women’s National U18 team member, scored her second goal on a header
Published: November 14, 2015
At a retreat, the gathering was asked to break into groups and discuss “What will your legacy be?” The gathering broke into various, mixed groups. I walked through the groups and heard a variety of people respond. And yet, the majority of the responses were similar. From males and females, from young and old, the responses to this question were
Published: November 14, 2015
Big offensive plays.Carson High made them, and the Reno Huskies had no answer.Quarterback Joe Nelson hooked up with Connor Pradere for two big plays, including a 30-yard TD, and Asa Carter had a 53-yard TD catch and a 63-yard run which set up another score, as the Senators rolled into the regional finals for the third consecutive year thanks to
Published: November 14, 2015
The first Nevada Poetry Out Loud district competition is set for 2:30 p.m. Monday, at Carson High School. Students will compete to represent Carson City at the Nevada State Finals in Reno on March 19. The Nevada State Champion earns $1,000, and $1,000 for his or her school to support literary programs, and travels to Washington, D.C. to compete for
Published: November 14, 2015
Private enterprise is key to improving downtownAnnounced plans for improving the downtown corridor seem focused on changing the streets and sidewalks. Those plans are limited and incomplete. Downtown merchants want more business. Businessmen dream of more profits. Owners, speculators, and developers expect to profit from changing the downtown corridor. Government envisions increased tax revenue. Many expect the primary funding source
Published: November 14, 2015
On Friday, Nov. 6, I had the opportunity to attend the playoff game between Carson High and Spanish Springs. As loyal supporters of Spanish Springs, we were hoping for a win. It didn’t turn out that way, but it was still a good game. I no longer have a son playing football, but my other children and I still attend
Published: November 14, 2015
A split weekend on the weather front is in store for Carson City and area residents, according to weather watchers.Sunny and mostly clear skies with a high near 60 today will be followed Sunday by lower temperatures and the start of precipitation, initially in the form of rain mixed with snow in some spots, said Shane Snyder, meteorologist with the
Published: November 14, 2015
My mom’s friends, Kathy Neff and Nikki McQueary, came up to visit her this week. They were friends while raising their children in Ruby Valley, but my mom has since moved to Dayton and Nikki to Las Vegas. They get together as often as they can, and this time, they came here. On Friday, they came into Carson City to
Published: November 14, 2015
HONOLULU — D.J. Fenner scored 16 points and Nevada pulled away in the second half on Friday to defeat Coastal Carolina 73-56 in the Rainbow Classic, making a winner of Eric Musselman in his college coaching debut. Marqueze Coleman had 14 points, Cameron Oliver had 13 in his first collegiate game and AJ West had 12 points and 11 rebounds
Published: November 14, 2015
This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.
Published: November 14, 2015
150 Years AgoPhenomena on Goose Lake. The morning of the earthquake at San Francisco, Goose Lake, situated this side of the summit of the Nevada range of mountains, was covered with a great number of water-spouts, rising at the same time and at short distances from each other ... as if it was an immense school of whales “blowing.”130 Years
Published: November 14, 2015
Interfaith Thanksgiving planned Interfaith community members will come together to give thanks for Earth and the natural world at an interfaith Thanksgiving gathering from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church. Representatives from various faith traditions, including Temple Bat Yam, St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community, Dharma Zephyr Insight Meditation Community, and First United Methodist Church, will
Published: November 14, 2015
After running through the league with dominant force, the Greenwave football team is not taking Chaparral for granted.As matter of fact, Fallon must dominate the Cowboys quickly to avoid a second-round loss, which the Wave suffered one year ago.The Wave’s semifinal game is at home Saturday at 1 p.m. against the No 2 seed from Las Vegas after a convincing
Published: November 14, 2015
Note: Menus for week of Nov. 16 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included.Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr.:MONDAY: Chili dogs with onions and cheese, three bean salad, peaches and scones.TUESDAY: White fish with mild mango salsa, Spanish rice, zucchini, applesauce and churro.WEDNESDAY: Manicotti, Italian vegetables, blushed pears, bread sticks and cran-apple crisp. THURSDAY: Herb baked
Published: November 15, 2015
Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center:To Katelynn Lewis of Gardnerville, a son, Nathaniel Legend Ray Solak, born Nov. 6, 2015, weighing 6 pounds and 15 ounces. To April Krouskoupf and Corey Anderson of Carson City, a daughter, Paisley Elaine Anderson, born Nov. 6, 2015, weighing 6 pounds and 10 ounces. To Amber Broughton and Robert Barlow of Carson City, a son,
Published: November 15, 2015
The Nevada Appeal is accepting Thanksgiving poems, no more than 100 words in length, through Nov. 18. Email poems 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. Poems will be printed on Sunday, Nov. 22.EducationOh, Nevada, what can it be? The Spirit’s upon us!What do we see?Education
Published: November 15, 2015
This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.Following the suggestion of the U.S. Bureau of Education, the American Legion and other patriotic agencies, I, Emmet D. Boyle, Governor of the State of Nevada, by the authority in me vested, do hereby designate and proclaim the week from Dec. 3-9, both inclusive, as American Education
Published: November 15, 2015
The Tahoe/Douglas Elks Lodge 2670 celebrated Veterans Day with a barbecue dinner, which 57 veterans, representing all branches of service, from World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Iraq, attended. Douglas High School Tiger Squadron JROTC presented the colors of flags and served veterans and guests dinner.The club also honored Chief Petty Officer Ted Henson as Elks Outstanding Veterans. Henson, a
Published: November 15, 2015
Editor’s note: The Nevada Appeal presented the Carson City Board of Supervisors, the mayor and city manager an opportunity for a column.Let me give you some news you can use ...In May of 2015, the Board of Supervisors approved two strategic objectives.The first objective was to enhance community awareness and a chance to comment on city activities and operations. The
Published: November 15, 2015
The Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge recently provided winter clothes to C.C.Meneley Elementary School students. Each designated student was provided a hooded sweatshirts. Students also received gloves, knit hats, and winter coats. The effort was funded by Elks member donations and a Beacon Grant from the Elks National Foundation in Chicago. The grant will also help buy books and shoes, socks and
Published: November 15, 2015
On behalf of the Bordewich-Bray Elementary School staff, we would like to give a special thank you to all the students, parents, and other friends who recently supported our Jog-a-Thon. The generosity of our community helps us to support and enhance our children’s education through various enrichment activities throughout the year. Thanks also to the parents who helped with our
Published: November 15, 2015
Smith’s asking customers to help local food banksThrough Dec. 28, Smith’s Food & Drug customers can add a $1, $5 or $10 donation to their grocery orders to help local food banks this holiday season. In addition to cash support, each day Smith’s stores donate nutritious but unsellable foods to local food banks. In 2014 enough food was contributed to
Published: November 15, 2015
There are at least three laws by which people must live, none of them passed by a legislature, a congress or a parliament.Two of them are familiar, emanating as they do from physics and economics. The first: “For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.” The second is the inexorable law of supply and demand. The third, though
Published: November 15, 2015
More students in the Carson City School District will have the opportunity to earn dual high school/college credits through the Jump Start College program at Western Nevada College. And parents are going to like the price.CCSD has received more than $200,000 in state grant funding for the 2015-16 school year to assist seniors in earning college credits and completing remedial
Published: November 15, 2015
Carson City’s Planning Commission meets Wednesday at 1 p.m. rather than on its normal day and time.The commission, which usually meets on the last Wednesday each month and often at 5 p.m., will meet in the Sierra Room at the Carson City Community Center at 1 p.m. in part because the Airport Authority will meet in the same room that
Published: November 15, 2015
The Cracker Box is growing — at least in the kitchen. The longtime Carson City restaurant is expanding for the second time in its 35-year history. The exterior portion of the expansion has been completed for a few months, but the restaurant must shut down to complete the inside portion. While most customers won’t actually see the new addition, the
Published: November 15, 2015
After a long delay due to the manufacturer, Carson City Health and Human Services is happy to announce the FluMist nasal spray vaccine is now available at the Carson City and Douglas County clinics.FluMist protects against four strains of the flu virus and can be used for ages 2 to 49. Rates for the vaccine are affordable and Medicaid, Nevada
Published: November 15, 2015
Senior Center’s Christmas dinner to help meals programThe Carson City Senior Center is presenting Moonlight & Mistletoe, a Christmas dinner of Cornish game hen, wild rice, vegetables, rolls and dessert on Dec. 5 in the Sagebrush Room of the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner follows at 6 p.m. There will also be
Published: November 15, 2015
Nevadans should know in a week or so whether nascent automaker Faraday will build its factory in Southern Nevada.The company, funded by a Chinese billionaire, announced last week what has been rumored and reported for months — that it was planning a $1 billion plant in the U.S. to build a new generation of “forward looking and fully-connected electric vehicles”
Published: November 15, 2015

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