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Bruce Edward Hyatt Sr. 72, of Fallon, Nevada, passed away comfortably and peacefully,Thursday afternoon, April 7, 2016, at Renown Medical Center, Reno, Nevada,after a battle with cancer. Surrounded by loved ones at his side.He was born October 10, 1943 in Bayshore Long Island, New York to Walter Roland Sr. and Victoria Louise Hyatt, being the 2nd of 5 children. Bruce
Published: May 2, 2016
Marion Ann Hanna passed away at home with her family present on March 29, 2016 from end stage COPD. (she never smoked) She was born in Los Angeles, California on August 26, 1925 to Charles F. and Ruth Brice Hallemann. She attended schools in the LA area & graduated from Fairfax High School in 1943. She met & married the
Published: May 2, 2016
Dorothy Ann (Berger) Yenter passed away on April 9, 2016 in Carson City. A celebration of her life will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Carson City at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 16. She will be interred in the Berger family plot at Lone Mountain Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her brother Robert Berger of Carson
Published: May 2, 2016
Ina Omodio, 97, passed away April 11, 2016 in Carson City, NV. Ina was born May 22, 1918 in Ely, MN to Gustav and Helmi Helbakka. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Geno Omodio who passed away in 2002. Ina will be dearly missed by her children, Dianna Fusano (Bob) of Wenatchee, WA, Gary Omodio
Published: May 2, 2016
Dec 12, 1945 - Mar 29, 2016Donald William Conner, 70 years of age, passed away at his home on March 29, 2016. He was born December 12, 1945, in Reno, Nevada, the youngest of three sons born to Ralph and Sylvia (Bolton) Conner. He grew up in Reno, and graduated from Churchill County High School. Donald joined the Army, and
Published: May 2, 2016
The Fernley Republican Women’s newest adopted soldier is SGG Victor Joecks, who is deployed to Kuwait with his Army National Guard unit. While on active duty, he is on leave from his position of executive vice president at the Nevada Policy Research Institute.Edibles that Joecks has requested are fruit slices, gummy bears, beef jerky, cookies, nuts (bagged or canned), Nature
Published: April 29, 2016
With Easter just around the corner, it’s never too soon to figure what’s going to be on this year’s menu. Easter is one of those holidays with many variations of traditions, so many food choices, and also its timing. Easter, unlike other holidays, does not fall on the same day every year. In 325 A.D., the Council of Nicaea set
Published: March 18, 2015
Lee Ann Easton has been promoted from head of Human Resources for the state to Deputy Administrator of the Department of Administration.She was replaced as head of HR by longtime deputy Administrator Peter Long.Easton has nearly 27 years experience in state service. Department Director Patrick Cates said she will “serve a critical role in the director’s office to ensure steady
Published: May 2, 2016
Capital Nevada Toastmasters is holding its weekly meeting from 12:05 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant in Carson City. Speaking this week are Melissa Meneses and Tammy Lancaster. Have fun with Table Topics hosted by Jeni Chavez, and you may be called upon to speak extemporaneously. You’ll hear a joke by Frank Taylor and learn the
Published: May 2, 2016
Food Bank of Northern Nevada is asking for the community’s support on Saturday, May 14 as it joins America’s letter carriers and Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Hosted each year by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger is the largest single-day food drive in the country.
Published: May 2, 2016
Juan’s Mexican Grill, 3680 Goni Road in Carson City, is celebrating Cinco de Mayo by offering $5.99 tacos and draft beer and $3 Coronas and $4 margaritas from 5 p.m. to close on May 3 and 5. Live music will be provided by Juan and Linda. For more information, call the restaurant at 775-882-8383, or go to www.facebook.com/juansmexigrill.
Published: May 2, 2016
Visit the Historic Fourth Ward School Museum in Virginia City to learn about the Comstock, Mark Twain, letter press printing, early Nevada education and mining. This year’s changing gallery is The Comstock Through Time, an exhibit that highlights history of the Comstock through photographs and personal accounts. Then and now photographs, also known as rephotography, help to emphasize the changes
Published: May 2, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 9:59 p.m., a 58-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of battery on a protected person and speed- 11-15 over after deputies initiated a traffic stop near the 2000 block of William Street. The man allegedly refused to obey
Published: May 2, 2016
The Nevada Supreme Court was told Monday the petition to repeal the commerce tax should be blocked for not strictly complying with the constitution.Matt Griffin representing the Coalition for Nevada’s Future said whether voters back or overturn the referendum, “It’s set in law and the legislature can’t amend it.”“The same is not true for an initiative petition,” he told the
Published: May 2, 2016
When companies like Anthem and United Healthcare stopped paying commissions to brokers for anyone they would sign outside of open enrollment, it not only hurts the brokers but also the consumer.In Nevada, United Healthcare continues to pay commissions for sales off the exchange — without subsidy — but a broker is not paid for sales on the exchange, with subsidy,
Published: May 2, 2016
The Bessie Minor Swift Foundation, formed by the owners and founder of Swift Communications, has awarded the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City a $3,000 grant to help expand its Arts in the Park program.The Arts in the Park program parks a motorhome between a neighborhood school and a park several days a week throughout the summer. Each week a
Published: May 2, 2016
RENO — Concerned about continued deterioration of drought-stricken rangeland in Nevada, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s state director wants to round up 4,000 wild horses in Elko County — more mustangs than were gathered across 10 Western states combined last year.BLM Nevada Director John Ruhs says it’s unlikely he’ll be able to consider lifting livestock grazing restrictions in the
Published: May 2, 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
President Ford tentatively ordered honorable discharges for an estimated 700 military deserters who served in Vietnam and were wounded in action or decorated for valor. Ford said he wanted the honorable discharges given unless there is “a compelling reason to the contrary” in an individual case. His action was limited to men who applied for relief under his 1974-75 clemency
Published: May 1, 2016
Nevada Rural Counties Retired Senior Volunteer Program, better known as RSVP, is holding its second annual service event during its 31st spring fundraiser. The annual fundraiser, which includes carnival rides, music and food, is taking place May 5-8 at Mills Park.A Day of Service will be held May 7 from 1-5 p.m. and focus on veterans with veterans’ organizations there
Published: May 1, 2016
Construction updates for May 1-7.North Carson Street will remain one lane in each direction. Sophia, Ann and Washington streets to the west of Carson Street will be closed to Curry Street.Proctor and Telegraph streets to the east of Carson Street will be closed. Musser Street to the west of Carson Street may have delays. Fourth and Fifth streets to the
Published: May 1, 2016
The following information applies to the period of May 2-8. Work will continue on the Downtown Corridor improvement project on Carson Street. For details regarding traffic impacts from the Downtown Carson Street project, refer to the Cone Zone in the Nevada Appeal, or go to www.carsonproud.com. These sources are updated weekly throughout the duration of the project.Lane closures with flagger
Published: May 1, 2016
The Board of Supervisors is taking up the city’s 2017 fiscal year budget one last time before a vote to approve it May 19. The supervisors discussed the tentative $136.7 million budget on April 7 and asked staff to follow up on some questions, including the city’s total electricity costs and an update on the V&T Railway bond, that should
Published: May 1, 2016
WNC students and supporters start the Sexual Assault Awareness Walk from the corner of West College Pkwy. and N. Carson St. Saturday morning. On arrival at the WNC campus, walkers heard from speakers, enjoyed refreshments, and gained information geared towards our community.
Published: May 1, 2016
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of articles on Western Nevada College intercollegiate athletics, which are being discontinued after the 2016 season.The seventh inning of the final game of a four-game series between the Western Nevada College and Snow College softball teams seemed like nothing out of the ordinary for the Wildcats this season.WNC was battling in
Published: May 1, 2016
Editor’s note: This article corrects the fact that Monday’s Supreme Court hearing is on the commerce tax.The Attorney General’s office filed a brief Friday arguing the legislative vouchers program — the so-called educational Savings Accounts law — doesn’t violate the state constitution.Instead, the 49-page brief argues that opponents of the ESA law “would challenge longstanding Nevada law and practice and
Published: May 1, 2016
Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center:To Iris Rodriguez-Castillo and Luis Rodriguez-Chaves of Carson City, Daniel Mateo Rodriguez, born April 5, 2016, weighing 6 pounds and 10 ounces.To Jolesa Courtney and Steven Sedillos of Carson City, Justin Joseph Sedillos, born April 5, 2016, weighing 9 pounds and 3 ounces. To Miriam Alvarez and Jesus Fuentes-Cubillo of Carson City, Genesis Fuentes-Alvarez, born April
Published: May 1, 2016
Signature Landscapes expands with new partners Tim Laskowski, Tim Scott and Sal Perez have been named partners of Signature Landscapes.Tim Laskowski is the installation division manager and senior estimator. He oversees all aspects of the company’s landscape construction in tandem with Sal Perez. Laskowski is skilled in all phases of site construction from layout to survey to equipment operation, irrigation
Published: May 1, 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. Trump is smart, gutsy enough to
Published: May 1, 2016
150 Years AgoSardine Club. The piscatorial Sardinians went to the dams on the Carson River and took in some 52 splendid trout. They would have had excellent sport among the cottontails too, but one of the dogs was disabled by a corn on his foot, another had gout and the third dog was obliged to nurse the other two.130 Years
Published: May 1, 2016
Note: Menus for week of May 2 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included.Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr.:MONDAY: Beef hot dogs, potato chips, three bean salad and cinnamon applesauce.TUESDAY: Chicken Parmesan, spinach spaghetti, tossed salad, assorted dressings and pineapple chunks.WEDNESDAY: Bean and cheese burrito bake, Spanish rice, corn and cantaloupe.THURSDAY: Herb baked chicken, bread stuffing,
Published: May 1, 2016
Ever wonder why so many small business owners drive around in large SUVs or trucks?Well, sit right down, let me tell a tale, a tale of a fateful, flawed, dumb, and, yes, stupid, tax law. (What? Did you think I was gonna do the song for Gilligan’s Isle)?I need to point out some goofy definitions before we get started. From
Published: May 1, 2016
The term “ideologue” gets thrown around a lot these days, usually intended as a pejorative as Assemblyman P.K. O’Neill used it in his ad in the Sunday Nevada Appeal. He was upset because the Carson City Republican Party is threatening to remove him from the party membership because of his vote last year in favor of the “Commerce Tax.” An
Published: May 1, 2016
RENO — Carson High started the day with aspirations of being tied for the top spot in the Northern Division I standings, and they finished the day by itself in third place.The Senators lost both ends of their doubleheader against league-leading Galena, 5-4 in 8 innings and 7-2, Saturday afternoon.The Grizzlies clinched a share of the title by improving to
Published: May 1, 2016
SACRAMENTO — Abby Pradere and Ian Schulz turned in outstanding performances Saturday at the prestigious Meet of Champions at American River College.Pradere, a freshman, won the 1600 in 5:07.7, a Carson record for freshmen. The time is the best in the region and tied for second in the state. The talented freshman came back and ran in the 800 invitational
Published: May 1, 2016
Briauna Carter certainly won’t forget her sophomore day at Western Nevada College. What the third baseman did against Snow College on Saturday afternoon brought her to tears, as well as many of her teammates.The Wildcat slugger slammed a game-winning two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning as WNC rallied for an 8-7 Scenic West Athletic Conference softball victory
Published: May 1, 2016
The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark.SILVER DOLLAR: To those involved in a program in which 20 Northern Nevada Correctional Center inmates are planting thousands of sagebrush seeds to restore sage grouse habitat across Northern Nevada. Along with restoring the habitat,
Published: May 1, 2016
Mega-rich businessman Donald Trump is the Republicans’ presumptive presidential nominee after winning every county in five East Coast primaries last Tuesday. He’s almost certain to face former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who won four of those five states, in November’s general election. That will set up a mud-slinging match between two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in my
Published: May 1, 2016
The Western Nevada College Student Veterans Club and the WNC Veterans Resource Center invite the community to join in the second annual Veterans Suicide Awareness March at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 7 in Carson City. Participants will walk from the intersection of U.S. Highway 395 and West College Parkway to the WNC main campus at 2201 West College Parkway,
Published: May 1, 2016
Pioneer High School named Tanya Long, left, Certified Staff of the Year. Long is a teacher and yoga instructor. Standing next to Long is Classified Staff of the Year Sandy Granucci, attendance clerk.
Published: May 1, 2016
Editor’s Note: The following story will appear in the spring edition of The Senator News, CHS’s newspaper. The story was written by staff writer Dominick DeLise, a sophomore at CHS.This August, two 2016 CHS graduates, and a student who finished her sophomore year, will begin another year of high school in a new country, learning a new language, and living
Published: May 1, 2016
Staff member William Gershel plays pool with 5-year-old Caden Applewhite and 10-year-old Tegan Van Sickle Saturday at the Boys and Girls Clubs’ kickoff event.
Published: May 1, 2016
Editor’s Note: Throughout the 2016 Western Nevada College baseball and softball seasons, which are the last for WNC athletics, the Appeal has been featuring columns every Sunday from those who are sharing their memories of the programs. This is the final column of the series.I was born and raised in Carson City; I have watched Western Nevada Community College (WNCC)
Published: May 1, 2016
In his quest to find the remains of his boyhood friend and fellow Marine lost to the mountains of Vietnam, Michael Archer met a solider for the other side.“He looked at me and he had tears in his eyes,” Archer recalled. “He said, ‘You know, we’re pretty lucky.’ I started crying. You never expect to hear that from a man
Published: April 30, 2016
While his batting average has languished for most of the season, Western Nevada College sophomore catcher Sam Salyers’ work ethic has not.Extra batting practice paid off for Salyers on Friday afternoon as his two-run single was the difference in the Wildcats’ 3-2 baseball victory over Utah State University Eastern at John L. Harvey Field in Carson City.Freshman Chandler Barkdull’s grand
Published: April 30, 2016
With the wind blowing out, home runs seemed to be in the cards, and the Western Nevada College softball team was dealing them. In game one, WNC put four out of the park to come out on top of the Badgers, 12-6. Noa Talia blasted two home runs to help the Wildcats take the second game, 12-9, finishing off the
Published: April 30, 2016
DAYTON — The Dayton baseball team picked up its biggest win in quite a while, beating defending state champion Fallon in a wild game 18-12 Friday.Dayton led 6-4 after just one inning on Zach Woitas’ 3-run double. The Dust Devils trailed 9-6 when they scored six runs to take a 12-9 lead in the third. Jacob Nelson hit a 2-run
Published: April 30, 2016
While far from completely happy with the deal, the Nevada Charter School Authority on Friday signed off on language to install a receiver in charge of Silver State Charter School.The petition to name a receiver to replace the existing school board of governors will be filed in Carson District Court.The authority in March gave the school a chance to fix
Published: April 30, 2016
Nevada has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the federal Department of Agriculture to provide summer food for at risk children.“Food security remains a persistent problem during the summer months when school is out of session and many children are not receiving school meals,” according to the USDA program statement.Called the Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer program, it provides a
Published: April 30, 2016
Carson City Crossfit staff celebrated National Fitness Day on Friday by teaching fitness to the kids at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Nevada.
Published: April 30, 2016
Gardnerville’s Robert Miller nursed his ailing Pro Stock car to the checkered flag at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday night to capture his second Nevada Pro Stock Association series $1000 winner’s purse of the season. “My oil pressure was down to 30 pounds, and the temps were running 240 to 260,” said Miller after the race. He led wire to
Published: April 30, 2016
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles on Western Nevada College intercollegiate athletics, which are being discontinued after the 2016 season.Bethany (Henry) Herman wished there was a softball program at Western Nevada College when she graduated from Carson High in 2003.But instead, Herman went to Feather River College in California to play softball. Herman said there
Published: April 30, 2016
150 years agoOur Liberty pole. Yesterday Mr. Andrew Wright did a good service to his country by climbing the Liberty pole which adorns our plaza and straightening the iron rods which stay it from the cross-trees, and which had become bent and slackened by the action of wintry zephyrs.130 years agoOn Sunday morning Constable Stern arrested Matt Brannan on the
Published: April 30, 2016
All that was lacking today was a couple of signatures on the dotted line to have Virginia City become the scene of the picture industry’s next big premiere.Most of the preliminary details had been ironed out in preparation for Warner Bros.’ bringing of “Virginia City” to Virginia City early in April. The flies that got in the unguent at first
Published: April 30, 2016
Some things happen out of the blue that make me giggle. Not long ago that was just what happened. I was riding in an elevator, by myself, four or five times in a day for several days. It was in a hospital where there were loads of elevators to ride up and down in. So many that riding alone happened
Published: April 30, 2016
Greetings, church of Carson City! We, the Carson City Christian Ministerial Fellowship, were astounded by the huge turnout at the Decision America event this past month! Thank you so much for making such a strong showing for our city. We’re looking forward to the National Day of Prayer on May 5 at 11 a.m. at the Capitol steps. We’re excited
Published: April 30, 2016
SAN DIEGO — A 2004 Atascatero High School, Calif., graduate and Carson City native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Milius.Petty Officer 2nd Class Ann Foster is a fire controlman aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer operating out of San Diego.A Navy fire controlman is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the
Published: April 30, 2016
The Carson City Mounted Unit isn’t horsing around. Units from Carson, Elko, Sparks and Washoe police and sheriff’s departments participated in a four-day long training, getting their horses skilled and the riders certified to work. “This desensitizes the horses and gets them ready for the streets,” said Carson City regional Mounted Unit coordinator Joe Bruno. Previously, law enforcement agencies used
Published: April 30, 2016
For the ninth year, the Bike Habitat on Topsy Lane is hosting the Tour of Carson, a nearly 30-mile bike ride around the perimeter of the city.Partnering with Muscle Powered, Denis Coyne, the owner of the Bike Habitat, organizes the annual ride to celebrate the store’s anniversary. Typically, the ride, which falls on the first Sunday of May, also kicks
Published: April 30, 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. Leave Silver Oak open space alone
Published: April 30, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Raiders owner Mark Davis pledged this week to relocate his NFL team from Oakland to Las Vegas if a proposed $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium is built, but a move is far from a done deal. Here are some hurdles the proposal would have to cross before becoming reality. securing fundingPublic funds would cover $750 million of
Published: April 29, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 5:14 p.m., a Carson City woman was charged with DUI-first, drugs, after deputies were called to the Taco Bell on Highway 50 for a report of an apparently intoxicated driver. Bail was set at $1,000.At 12:28 p.m., a Reno couple was
Published: April 29, 2016
The Wa She Shu Foundation is holding a raffle for a 2008 Klamath boat. Tickets for $2 each or $20 for 15 are available in Carson City at Ed’s Dog House, 3300 Airport Road; MJ’s Sports Bar, 3679 S. Carson St.; Carson Smoke Shop, 2990 S. Curry St.; Crossroads Lounge, 300 Winnie Lane; Remedy’s, 306 E. William St.; Timbers Saloon,
Published: April 29, 2016
RENO — A Reno-area physician is among nine people, including current and former employees of a northern Nevada auto dealership, accused of running a deadly illegal prescription drug “pill mill,” federal officials said Friday.Dr. Robert Rand was arrested Friday in San Francisco, and Richard Winston “Richie” West II was among eight defendants arrested Thursday in Reno and accused of distributing
Published: April 29, 2016
Local seniors can learn about medications, raising grandchildren and being more active and other topics at a healthy aging expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 25 at Silver Springs Senior Center, 2945 Ft. Churchill Road, Silver Springs. Sponsored by Lyon County Senior Services, the event offers information about area resources, educational workshops and diabetic cooking demonstrations. United Blood
Published: April 29, 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.
Published: April 29, 2016
Wild Horse Productions is hosting a Stand-Up Comedy Showcase at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21 in the Performance Hall of the Brewery Arts Center, 551 W. King St. Nick Josten, a 2002 Carson High School graduate, is hosting the show. Josten has appeared as a regular comedian at Pioneer Underground in Reno for the past two years. He headlined the
Published: April 29, 2016
Sierra Place Senior Living, 1111 W. College Parkway, is hosting free events in May. Live music is at 6:45 p.m. Mondays; Vicki Hamilton will perform on May 2 and 16. Going Along for the Ride, a fundraiser to support wild horse adoptions, is from 2 to 4 p.m. May 3. Embracing Change and Aging, a group led by Geri Meyer,
Published: April 29, 2016
For the third year, Virginia City is hosting #FlashbackFriday Museum Days, an opportunity to tour a dozen of the historic town’s museums. While admission is waived, donations are encouraged, as many of the museums rely solely on contributions to keep their doors open. #FlashbackFriday Museum Days are the first Friday of each month from May through October. A museum pass,
Published: April 29, 2016
Carson City’s The Greenhouse Project will hold a plant sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 behind Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road.There will be several hundred plants available spanning 60 varieties, including vegetables, squash, strawberries, melons, cucumbers, herbs, and perennial and annual flowers. All plants for sale were grown by students and community volunteers through The
Published: April 29, 2016
When Samantha Szesciorka, a former U.S. Army journalist, moved to Nevada in 2008, she quickly fell in love with the Silver State and its wild horses. But she was saddened to learn many wild horses linger in holding facilities because they’re not being adopted. To encourage more people to consider wild horse adoption, Szesciorka set out on the first Nevada
Published: April 29, 2016
MINDEN — Hunter Simpson’s walk-off single capped a four-run seventh inning that lifted the Douglas baseball team to a key 8-7 Northern Division I win against Wooster Thursday afternoon.Douglas (11-16 overall, 7-11 league) trailed 6-2 in the sixth inning before rallying for a victory that kept its playoff hopes alive.The Tigers pulled to within 6-4 when freshman Ayden Murphy drove
Published: April 29, 2016
The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency will open roadside stations for inspections and decontamination of boats and other watercraft at three different locations beginning Sunday, May 1.Dennis Zabaglo, TRPA’s Aquatic Resources Manager, said all motorized watercraft must be checked for invasive aquatic species before they can launch into Tahoe, Fallen Leaf or Echo Lake. But he said those species such as
Published: April 29, 2016
United Federal Credit Union employees, management and city dignitaries pose for a photo at the grand opening of the branch Thursday on William Street in Carson City.
Published: April 29, 2016
In preparation for a several week long murder trial, attorneys met with Judge Tod Young on Tuesday for a pre-trial conference. Trent Getty is accused in the murder of his 10-week-old daughter in January 2015. He has been in the custody of the Douglas County Jail since his Jan. 10, 2015 arrest in Sacramento. The purpose of the pre-trial was
Published: April 29, 2016
150 years agoAn alarm triangle. Curry Engine Company have had manufactured a large steel triangle, designed to be sounded for meetings and fires, which they will erect upon their house today.130 YEARS AGOThe Committee of Thirteen ratified. There was a large attendance last evening at the anti-Chinese meeting. The Committee of Information reported on the persons named at the last
Published: April 29, 2016
President Harry S. Truman ordered the development of the hydrogen bomb, kicking off an arms race against Russia. Atomic experts predicted this country will produce and test its first hydrogen superbomb within the year. They asserted this country is far ahead of Russian in the atomic arms race.Physicists said the first “crude” H-bomb will be 2-10 times as powerful as
Published: April 29, 2016
Carson City is trying to take the community’s pulse.Carson City Health & Human Services, with Carson Tahoe Health and Partnership Carson City, held its first public health town hall Thursday at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. The goal was to get public input on a range of health issues affecting Carson City and to incorporate it into two documents
Published: April 29, 2016
RENO — Five Carson City Sheriff’s Deputies were honored for their outstanding efforts with DUI and underage drinking enforcement.Deputies Michael Gibson, Erin McMahon, Chris Rivera, Jimmy Surratt and Josh Chaney were all honored by the Northern Nevada DUI Task Force at the Northern Nevada Law Enforcement Awards at the Kerak Shrine in Reno Wednesday night. The five deputies were among
Published: April 29, 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. City should welcome renovation, newcomersBravo to
Published: April 29, 2016
“I feel like I’m an expatriate living in a country I used to know,” said comedian and political commentator Dennis Miller on Fox News a few weeks ago. Political humor is frequently funny because it’s accurate, yet just a little beyond belief. For me, this was one of those moments. Miller is right: this is not the country I remember
Published: April 29, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... The bizarre soap opera that’s the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball coaching situation continued this week with the hiring of former UNLV head coach Dave Rice. Rice is the third new assistant to join head coach Eric Musselman’s staff since the Pack’s 24-14 season ended a month ago, joining Ronald Dupree and the
Published: April 29, 2016
Carson High’s baseball team controls its own destiny, and the Senators couldn’t be happier.The Senators, thanks to a three-run rally in the fifth inning, knocked off Damonte Ranch, 6-5, for their seventh straight win Thursday night at Ron McNutt Field.The win, however was marred by an unfortunate post-game incident. According to CHS players, Damonte’s Zac Ukitis slugged Carson’s Connor Pradere
Published: April 29, 2016
Officers from both the Fallon Police Department and Churchill County Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Mexico man Thursday night for allegedly stabbing a Fallon man in the abdomen.Taken into custody was Oryan Yazzie, 34, of Albuquerque, who, according to witnesses, had an argument with family members and then allegedly stabbed 55-year-old Ricky St. Amant shortly before 6 p.m. Paramedics took
Published: April 28, 2016
We are reaping the rewards of a wet winter — weeds! While weeds are merely plants out of place, they taunt us with their persistence. They torment us and our pets with their burrs. They take over the lovely flower beds we work so hard to keep attractive. They compete with our veggies for water and nutrients. They overpower our
Published: April 28, 2016
More of Nevada’s extensive geothermal energy is being tapped after the Governor’s Office of Energy (GOE) granted a tax incentive for the construction of a geothermal power plant in Churchill County.Ormat Technologies, Inc. received the incentive for its Tungsten Mountain geothermal power plant after meeting state and local statutes requiring that the project provide employment for Nevadans, a living wage
Published: April 28, 2016
Additional lane closures will take place on U.S. 95 between Fallon and Interstate 80 beginning Monday as part of a Nevada Department of Transportation project to construct passing lanes and enhance roadway safety.In addition to periodic construction-related lane closures which began in November, U.S. 95 will be reduced to one lane approximately eight miles south of the Interstate 80 junction
Published: April 28, 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: April 28, 2016
The average carrot travels over 1,800 miles to get to our dinner plates. Processing and shipment of food accounts for 93 percent of our food cost.University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering eight new “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes at 10 locations statewide to help Nevadans who want to get on a path to more sustainable, local, healthy living by
Published: April 28, 2016
Recently Ron spoke to an industry group about the petition to give voters the final say this fall on the onerous Commerce Tax passed by the Legislature and introduced by the governor last year.A lawyer for referendum opponents also spoke, and we were appalled at their attitude toward Nevada voters and the grossly false arguments they make against a referendum.The
Published: April 28, 2016
Months of preparing and nurturing animals for this year’s Churchill County Livestock Show and Sale fetches rewards and satisfaction for the 4-H and FFA students who participate in the three-day event.Owen Fabel is one such exhibitor who looks forward to each year’s show at the fairgrounds.“I really like a lot of the fun and the education,” said Fabel, member of
Published: April 28, 2016
Local dentist Dr. Cary Jaques received a major award for his work with the region’s Health and Wellness Hub initiative, expanding care for young children, the elderly, veterans and families in need.The Northern Nevada Development Authority (NNDA) recognized Jaques with a Pioneer Award, specifically the Pony Express Award, which is for best community involvement.“Growing up, I didn’t have any other
Published: April 28, 2016
BINGOJoin us for food, fun and bingo! The Relay For Life of Fallon is hosting a bingo night on Saturday beginning at 5:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. There will be food, drinks, bingo daubers and raffle tickets available for purchase at the American Legion Hall at 90 N. Ada St. The cost is $20 per person for six
Published: April 28, 2016
Tax Freedom Day, which typically occurs in late April, according to the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year. So you may want to use this opportunity to determine if you can liberate yourself from some investment-related taxes in the future. Actually,
Published: April 28, 2016
Churchill County High School is presenting the Broadway musical “The Sound of Music” nightly at 7 p.m. from May 5-7 and May 12-14 in the CCHS theater.Reserved seat tickets are on sale now at www.cchsperformingarts.weebly.com. Opening night tickets are $10; thereafter tickets are $12, $15 and $20 according to seating. If available, tickets can be purchased on site in the
Published: April 28, 2016
The past two articles have highlighted the journey of CAPS and how it grew from an idea to reality. It all happened because a few individuals had a vision for the discarded, abandoned, and unloved animals of Churchill County. Yes, dogs and cats were just dumped at the dump. How could anyone be so cruel? Starvation and death were common.
Published: April 28, 2016
I am slowly but inevitably becoming a grumpy curmudgeon, I accept that now. That’s not to say that I don’t still see myself as the long-haired leaping gnome of my youth, but the evidence that my inner gray haired grouch is emerging is overwhelming. If life were a Clint Eastwood movie, and it really should be, up until now I’ve
Published: April 28, 2016
Recently, a debate arose concerning which bathroom a transgender person should use. North Carolina and Mississippi passed laws requiring people to use restrooms that correspond to their body parts, not their manner of dress. Seems fairly straightforward to me, but apparently not to a one-thousandth of one percent of the U.S. population. Oh, and we can add to that those
Published: April 28, 2016
ART CLASSESThe Art Center in partnership with Churchill County Parks And Recreation presents Bombers, Babes and Beer with the Arts Center.The class is May 7 from 6-9 p.m., and the fee is $35 per person.Th class is deigned to bring back the history of World War II bombers and the paintings of different designs and images on the sides of
Published: April 28, 2016
The Prescription Drug (Rx) Round Up will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the CVS parking lot.The collection is strictly “NO Questions Asked” and accepts all types of medications — pills, patches and liquids (Please no needles). The medication along with any containers will be incinerated following the event.Proper disposal is also important in keeping the environment and
Published: April 28, 2016

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