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A grand opening is set Thursday for the new Firehouse Subs fast casual restaurant in Suite 1 at 3120 U.S. Highway 50 East.The chain outlet features meats and cheeses steamed on a sub roll with produce and condiments, as well as other fare. This outlet is owned by Damon and Karin Kreizenbeck and Patrick and Kay Lindsay. Like other restaurants
Published: September 1, 2015
Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for Aug. 11. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations:Bamboo Garden, sushi bar, 3735 S. Carson St., scored 100 points. Bella Fiore Wines, 224 S. Carson St., 100 points. Centro Market, bakery, 2794 E. Highway 50, 100 points. Centro Market, grocery, 2794 E. Highway 50,
Published: September 1, 2015
Smoke and haze from the California Rough Fire is expected to clear from Northern Nevada by Wednesday afternoon.Winds from the south have pushed light smoke in from the fire, but southwest winds should push the haze back out of the area Wednesday said Reno National Weather Service Meteorologist Alex Honn. Honn said that it is possible that the smoke may
Published: September 1, 2015
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.MONDAYAt 4:15 p.m., Lynette Lizotte, 46, was arrested on suspicion of felony fugitive from justice. No bail was set.At 6:38 p.m., David Wiseman, 30, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony battery with a deadly weapon and reckless driving-drag racing
Published: September 1, 2015
Members of the Nevada Supreme Court were told Tuesday advising a friend he doesn’t have to take a field sobriety test constitutes free speech, not the crime of obstructing a sheriff’s deputy.William Scott was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped in February 2014 after reportedly running a stop sign at 4 a.m. The deputy said he noticed a
Published: September 1, 2015
Oct. 26, 1936 - Aug. 19, 2015Arthur Silva, age 78, of Fallon, NV, formerly of Hawthorne, passed away on August 19, 2015. He was born in New Bedford, MA on October 26, 1936 to Manuel and Alexandria Sylvia. He was the youngest of five siblings: Mamie, Eileen, Frank and Natalie. Arthur served in the United States Air Force for 22
Published: September 1, 2015
June 23, 1942 - Aug 27, 2015Melvin Robert (Bob) Glenn born June 23,1942 to James L. and Bobbie D. Glenn in Gainsville, GA. Bob passed away on August 27, 2015 at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, due to lung cancer. He was retired US Air Force TSGT, worked in transportation, served his country for 20 years, overseas stations
Published: September 1, 2015
July 19, 1925 - Aug. 29, 2015Lee Simonson passed away at home surrounded by his family on August 29, 2015. He was born July 19, 1925 in McGrath, Minnesota, 4th of 12 children. He then joined the Navy and served in WWII as an Ensign. He married Beryl Drayfahl in May of 1949, and they raised 4 children. Lee worked
Published: September 1, 2015
Mar. 5, 1926 - Aug. 17, 2015Patricia Ellen Orcutt succumbed to cancer on August 17, 2015, in northern Nevada. She was born March 5, 1926, to Kenneth and Lucile (Charles) McClernon. Pat was married to Kenneth Orcutt in Hawaii on March 19, 1983, where she had earned various pilots’ licenses and certifications, worked in aviation as an aircraft dealer, corporate
Published: September 1, 2015
Imminent sale of the Empire Ranch Golf Course complex for $3.5 million is anticipated, and the buyer is being made aware of Carson City government’s need to continue disposing of treated effluent there.Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury said an offer came at an Aug. 25 hearing in the District of Nevada U.S. Bankruptcy Court, that escrow is expected to
Published: September 1, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas. The Southern Nevada Water Authority this week launched a campaign on television, radio, print and social media themed: “There’s Nothing Sexier Than Saving Water.” The advertisements depict people adjusting watering clocks as members of the opposite
Published: September 1, 2015
In the first race of the season, Fallon senior standout Tristen Thomson made his mark at the Douglas Class Races on Friday in Minden.Thomson took 15th in the 4,000-meter senior division with a time of 14 minutes, 23.8 seconds, which was also good enough for fifth among Northern Division I-A runners.The mixed-bag event featured teams from Reno, Carson, Elko County
Published: September 1, 2015
Reno Aces Jamie Romak and Peter O’Brien have been named to the All-PCL Team, the Pacific Coast League announced Monday.The Aces join the El Paso Chihuahuas as the only two teams in the PCL to have two players named to the team.Romak, 29, was selected to the team as the designated hitter. In 122 games, Romak is hitting .285 (129-for-452)
Published: September 1, 2015
The Nevada Wolf Pack football team is well aware that it should beat the UC Davis Aggies rather easily on Thursday night (7 p.m.) in its season opener at Mackay Stadium.It’s just that nobody is allowed to talk about it.“We overlook nobody,” Pack head coach Brian Polian said. “I can’t imagine we’re looking past anybody.”The Football Championship Sub-division Aggies, of
Published: September 1, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Big plays and missed opportunities cost the Fallon football team in its 2015 season opener. The Greenwave lost to Tokay (Lodi, Calif.) 34-23 on Friday night at South Tahoe High, allowing three unanswered touchdowns to the Tigers after taking a nine-point second half lead.“It’s early and we made a lot of mistakes,” Fallon head coach
Published: September 1, 2015
Marco Rubio told a crowd of about 200 at the Carson City Community Center on Tuesday all of America’s problems can be solved and the American Dream restored if the country rejects the path both parties have taken it down in recent years.He said that includes immigration, the economy, education, the weakening of our military and health care, among others.“If
Published: September 1, 2015
The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada in Carson City is hosting a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The Children’s Museum is a nonprofit that receives no federal or state funding. The sale helps keeps the museum’s doors open. To donate a gently used item, call 775-884-2226.
Published: September 1, 2015
Carson City Kiwanis is hosting its second annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament on Sept. 19 at Empire Ranch Golf Course to help raise money for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The event also includes a run/walk and bench press event. The run/walk will be at 8 a.m. Registration costs $30 in advance and $35 at the event. Children 12
Published: September 1, 2015
Live music, food and wine will be offered at Tahoe Ridge Winery Bistro & Marketplace’s grape stomp and party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19. Sign ups for stomping will be at 11 a.m., with the competition following at 11:30 a.m. Prizes for most juice stomped include a case of private label wine with a picture and
Published: September 1, 2015
Carson Animal Services Initiative is hosting its fourth annual CASI 5K-9 Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Riverview Park on East Fifth Street. Check-in will be from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m.This year’s event is kicking off the Carson City Visitor’s Bureau’s Dog Days of Summer event, which offers a weekend of dog friendly events Sept. 24-27 around
Published: September 1, 2015
A 5K and one-mile children’s fun run is offered in St. Teresa of Avila’s annual Awesome Autumn Run on Sunday, Sept. 20, at Fuji Park. Entry includes a T-shirt; a water bottle; a drink voucher on packet pickup day for the St. Teresa Fall Up Get Down Festival; and $5 off a bounce house on packet pickup day.The 5K starts
Published: September 1, 2015
A moonlight train ride on the V&T hosted by Secret Service Catering will leave Virginia City’s F St. station at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 and take passengers on an hour-and-a-half trip near American Flats. The cost is $42 and includes a boxed dinner of a pork and corn salsa sandwich, spinach salad, brownies with cherries and nuts and hard cider.
Published: September 1, 2015
Tahoe Ridge Winery Bistro & Marketplace, 1105 S. Carson St., hosts an evening for WINOS, or Women In Need of Sanity, from 5 to 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month. Discounts on appetizers are offered, as well as half off the price of a glass of wine. For more information, call 775-473-1790, or go to www.tahoeridgewinery.com.
Published: September 1, 2015
@ Two Digital Learning Center at the Carson City Library is offering free digital learning classes this month. Introduction to Word will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday. Computers for beginners will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sept. 8. Introduction to Excel formatting, a prerequisite to introduction to Excel calculations, will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept.
Published: September 1, 2015
Connie Stevens, an actress and singer who appeared on “The Bob Cummings Show,” “Sugarfoot,” and “77 Sunset Strip,” will reminisce with the Rockin’ Rev at 2:30 p.m. Saturday on AM 1180 KCKQ and at www.americanmatters.us.In 1959, Stevens teamed up with Edd “Kookie” Byrnes to record the hit record, “Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb).” She followed it up with a
Published: September 1, 2015
More than a dozen vendors will be offering antiques, collectables, and crafts at Carson City Historical Society’s last yard sale of the season from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Foreman-Roberts House Park, 1207 N. Carson St. Free tours of the historic museum will be offered at the sale, whose proceeds go to the Carson City
Published: September 1, 2015
Everyone is welcome to join Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen at 7 a.m. Sunday for the 4th annual Remembrance Run as the Nevada Guard commemorates the lives of the four victims of the Sept. 6, 2011, International House of Pancakes shooting incident in Carson City.The free, informal, untimed 5-kilometer run/walk is set to start in the parking lot at
Published: August 31, 2015
Mary, a reader from Gardnerville, said, “I have a terrible time with earwigs, my most dreaded pest; and the sight of them makes me cringe.” Yes, earwigs do look alarming with pincers at their hind end. They even bother seasoned gardeners who normally have an attitude of “live and let live.”Earwigs, believe it or not, are primarily beneficial. They mainly
Published: August 31, 2015
About 99.7 percent of folks who die do not need to file a U.S. Estate Tax Return, form 706. The exclusion (before adjusting for taxable gifts) is currently $5.43 million. That can be left without a federal death tax.Some states, about 19 of them, do have estate or inheritance taxes, but California, Florida and New York join Nevada in not
Published: August 31, 2015
150 Years AgoEarthquake. A severe shock of an earthquake was felt at Blind Springs Mining District, 45 miles southeast of Aurora. It started at 11 o’clock at night and continued for one minute. It was severe and woke up those asleep with shaking of beds and buildings.130 Years AgoAll sorts. There are rumors of a 10-foot ledge of gold rock
Published: August 31, 2015
Readers of this column know that I have been switching hearing aids through the Veterans Affairs facility in Reno. The hearing battle goes back more than 30 years, starting when I found myself asking, “What did you say?” more and more often.I first went to Costco’s hearing aids department. They tested and confirmed my hearing loss. A $2,000 pair of
Published: August 31, 2015
How to stop the violence?I was horrified to wake up and hear of the on-air murder of two television journalists in Virginia the other day, yet their bodies were still warm when the White House, the governor of Virginia, and Hillary Clinton were all calling for new gun laws. At this point, it appears the killer did everything by the
Published: August 31, 2015
March 23, 1970: Troops to move New York mailWashington (AP) — President Nixon today ordered the use of troops to move the strikebound mail in New York City. Nixon said New York City is where the problem has become the most acute. “These replacements are being sent in as a supplementary work force to maintain basic services,” he said, adding
Published: August 31, 2015
All the gasoline stations surveyed in Carson City by GasBuddy.com Sunday and Monday posted pump prices of less than $3 per gallon.Statewide and national prices dropped during the past week in a crude petroleum and retail pump price environment favoring motorists, according to the price-monitoring website, which prompted a petroleum analyst there to report the national decrease was “the largest
Published: August 31, 2015
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is focusing on cracking down on impaired drivers/riders for the month of September.Impaired driving is the most common cause of motor vehicle accidents resulting in injury and death in Nevada. The Labor Day holiday weekend and summer is known by law enforcement officials as the hundred deadliest days because fatalities increase during the summer beginning
Published: August 31, 2015
Everyone is welcome to join Nevada National Guard Soldiers and Airmen at 7 a.m. Sunday for the 4th annual Remembrance Run as the Nevada Guard commemorates the lives of the four victims of the Sept. 6, 2011, International House of Pancakes shooting incident in Carson City.The free, informal, untimed 5-kilometer run/walk is set to start in the parking lot at
Published: August 31, 2015
A Michigan-based credit union with $1.8 billion in assets, which has a footprint in a half dozen states, is expanding Nevada operations into Carson City.The financial institution is United Federal Credit Union (UFCU), which will break ground at 1350 E. William St. late this month with plans to open a 7,500 square foot branch there next year as a first
Published: August 31, 2015
With less than an hour left before the 5 p.m. Monday deadline, the Coalition for Nevada’s Future filed suit in Carson City District Court to block the petition that seeks to have voters block the 2015 legislative tax package.The petition was filed Aug. 10 by anti-tax protesters led by Chuck Muth challenging the entire text of Senate Bill 483, the
Published: August 31, 2015
JOIN, Inc., a non-profit career training agency in Northern Nevada, announced Monday funding for enrollment of low-income young adults in free occupational skill courses.JOIN, also sometimes called Job Opportunities in Nevada, announced the funding is from the U.S. Department of Labor and Nevadaworks to enroll young adults who are 18 to 24, and the skill courses are intended to lead
Published: August 31, 2015
A consultant hired to investigate the head of Nevada’s higher education system says the chancellor didn’t violate any ethical standards in handling a report about the state’s community college system. Labor attorney Stephen Hirschfield sent an 11-page report of his findings to Nevada Board of Regents Chairman Rick Trachok on Monday. Regents are set to discuss it next week. Chancellor
Published: August 31, 2015
RENO — Washoe County health officials are warning residents in a section of Verdi west of Reno to refrain from using water from the public system after it was found to be contaminated with E. Coli. County Health District Spokesman Phil Ulibarri said Monday the no-use order applies to the River Belle Mobile Home Park, River Belle Market and U.S.
Published: August 31, 2015
The seventh job fair in recent years put on by city government and Carson City’s Chamber of Commerce will be different.That is the assessment of Ronni Hannaman, chamber executive director, who views prospective employees as being in an altered employment environment and a solid position as long as they prepare properly for the Sept. 25 event in the gymnasium at
Published: August 31, 2015
Apr. 13, 1932 - Aug. 25, 2015Eugene (Gene) Smith was born in Pine Creek, in Modoc County, California, and was raised in Sacramento. He lived in Lake Tahoe with his family for 20 years, before making his home in northern Nevada. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a master
Published: August 31, 2015
May 29, 1994 - Aug. 27, 2015It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our son, Jordan Christopher Woodward. Jordan’s life would seem too short to many, but those who were touched by him understood that the quality of his existence far exceeded the the quantity of time he was given. His beautiful smile and contagious laugh
Published: August 31, 2015
FRESNO, Calif. — A 62-year-old hiker missing for nine days in California’s rugged Sierra Nevada with a broken leg endured freezing nighttime temperatures and crawled two days for water before getting the attention of rescuers with a whistle she carried for moments of crisis, authorities said Monday.Miyuki Harwood slipped and fell about six feet after she left her hiking group
Published: August 31, 2015
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 11:48 a.m., a 35-year-old transient man was arrested on suspicion of petit larceny, no valid driver’s license and obedience to traffic signal after deputies initiated a traffic stop near the 1400 block of Robinson Drive. Bail was set at $390.At
Published: August 31, 2015
YERINGTON — Dayton High’s vollleyball team finished second at the Yerington Invitational over the weekend.Dayton lost 25-16 and 25-22 in the championship match.“We missed some key serves that ultimately cost us the game,” coach Monica Halverson said. “We have a tough and talented team this year that is going to be fun to watch.”No tournament stats were provided.
Published: August 31, 2015
Dennis Hof, the owner of the world famous “Moonlite Bunny Ranch” legal brothel , is applauding Amnesty International for its vote to call for the decriminalization of prostitution. The organization’s delegation met in Paris earlier this month to vote in favor of a resolution that would excuse prostitution and brothel ownership. As a staunch opponent of sex trafficking, Hof (star
Published: August 31, 2015
Be safe this weekend, and for those looking for something to do, the annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair is the event to attend.For the first time in years, the annual cantaloupe festival and fair will be one, big event at the fairgrounds. For the past year, a committee has been working extensively to bring a quality product to
Published: August 31, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE — Researchers at Lake Tahoe are enlisting local residents, tourists and other beach-goers to record their observations and photographs on a new smartphone app to help scientists better understand the lake’s environmental conditions. The University of California, Davis’ Tahoe Environmental Research Center recently launched the app, called Citizen Science Tahoe. Users are asked to enter what they see
Published: August 31, 2015
A state senator’s defamation lawsuit against his former primary opponent will head to the Nevada Supreme Court this week. Oral arguments in State Sen. Ben Kieckhefer’s suit will begin Wednesday afternoon before the state’s highest court in Carson City. The Reno Republican, who represents Carson City, filed the suit against GOP challenger Gary Schmidt during the June 2014 primary race.
Published: August 31, 2015
About four centuries ago, an Englishman named Bacon blazed a trail on the path a Nevadan named Bacon follows to this day.Francis Bacon, credited with being among the fathers of modern science, in his writings captured the catalytic thought of his age. Some others knew it, even practiced it, but he uttered the relevant truth in a fashion that still
Published: August 30, 2015
Carson High School’s 21st Century Learning Center grant is expanding this year to include support labs open to all students. These labs, which run Tuesday-Thursday from 2-4 p.m., will include tutoring in English, math and science, as well as tutoring targeted to struggling freshmen and sophomores. This free opportunity for students to get help in completing homework, projects and studying
Published: August 30, 2015
RENO — Even though it was the opening game of the 2015 season, it was the most anticipated battle of the season.After all, Carson and Reed had played in the last two regional championship games. The Raiders won both by a combined 11 points, so anybody associated with the game expected a close game.The game didn’t live up to its
Published: August 30, 2015
RENO — Greg Wallace gave Carson High football fans a glimpse of the future late last season when he gained 39 yards in mop-up duty.Wallace showed he’s ready for prime-time duty after his 73-yard effort in a 44-27 loss to Reed Saturday night at Mackay Stadium.“He really showed what he’s capable of,” Carson coach Blair Roman said. “I think he’s
Published: August 30, 2015
The Carson High volleyball team got off to an impressive start to the season by finishing third out of 40 teams at the high-powered Las Vegas Invitational Saturday.After going 3-0 in pool play Friday, the Senators advanced to the upper division and went 3-0 to advance to the semifinals of the event. CHS ended up 6-1 overall in the tournament.On
Published: August 30, 2015
The San Francisco Giants are playing musical chairs with their pitching staff this year. Sometimes moves are coming out of need and other times the team is finding it has too many starting pitchers. Tim Hudson, Tim Lincecum and now Matt Cain have or are spending time on the disabled list.The latest pitcher to head there is Cain, who hasn’t
Published: August 30, 2015
These photos taken by James Salanoa show a large group who gathered Saturday morning for the ribbon cutting to officially open the Ash Canyon to Kings Canyon Trail west of Carson City and some of the beauty of the trail.
Published: August 30, 2015
Hundreds of players, coaches and officials participate in the AYSO Fall 2015 Opening Ceremonies at Edmonds Sports Complex in Carson City, on Saturday. Regional Commissioner Molly Walt says participation in the league is up 18 percent from last year with more than 700 players between the ages of 4-18.
Published: August 30, 2015
Feral cats shouldn’t be releasedIn response to the current feral cat issue, use common sense and say no to the release of feral cats. When these animals are allowed to live and kill our native wildlife, they negatively impact our environment. Wild birds and other wildlife are maimed and eaten by feral cats. Those of us who work in wildlife
Published: August 30, 2015
Sparked by the local Chamber of Commerce, a commercial airline has announced plans to begin daily flights from Carson City to Las Vegas, via Reno and Hawthorne, it was announced today. Airport manager Emile Basso said Silver State Airlines of Nevada will be in operation in about a month and offer daily round-trip flights to Las Vegas. Basso said the
Published: August 30, 2015
Local agent closes first side of business with Century 21Dave Will was recently recognized for closing his first side of business as a member of Century 21 Jim Wilson Realty. Century 21 Jim Wilson Realty is at 1502 N. Carson St. For more information, contact 775-882-2135 or jw@intothehome.com. Former Judge Jim Van Winkle joins Nevada Association of RealtorsThe Nevada Association
Published: August 30, 2015
Note: Menus for week of Aug. 31 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included.Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr.:MONDAY: Stuffed cabbage rolls over white rice, mixed vegetables, spiced pears and chocolate ice cream.TUESDAY: Tuna fish casserole, colorful salad, low-sodium French dressing, fresh bananas, whole wheat bread and unsalted margarine.WEDNESDAY: Hot dogs, buns, baked potato chips, pea
Published: August 30, 2015
Editor’s note: The Nevada Appeal presented the Carson City Board of Supervisors, the mayor and city manager an opportunity for a column. City Manager Nick Marano will appear next Sunday.On Saturday morning, Aug. 15, 2015, our community awoke to the staggering and gut-wrenching news during the early morning hours of that day, a Carson City Deputy Sheriff was shot and
Published: August 30, 2015
It’s amazing the difference 162 years can make — what started as a mining area in 1853 and the site of “The Comstock Lode” has now become “The Comstock Loop” in 2017, a regional transportation loop for Northern Nevada that’s going to move people well into the future of a growing economy, regional recreation and easy access to some of
Published: August 30, 2015
What a wonderfully generous, supportive community we have. Ethan McKinney’s Benefit Dinner/Auction on Aug. 8 brought the family financial and emotional support as over 400 people participated. So many individuals and businesses from Northern Nevada and beyond donated time, money, and auction items. The family is very grateful to Bently Enterprises, Coldwell Banker Select, Jennifer Worthington, Lori Goldberg (A LA
Published: August 30, 2015
Ask Steve Sanchez what inspired him to undertake the arduous road to receiving his tier two sommelier certification, and he immediately says, “because I’m a masochist.”Take it one step further, and he admits it was a dare between his buddy and himself, who had joined a wine-tasting club and eventually dared one another to take the test, which was given
Published: August 30, 2015
150 Years AgoAbraham Lincoln’s house. The Appeal has been shown a photograph of Lincoln’s house in Springfield, Ill., in which is exhibited the pallbearers who accompanied the remains to Illinois. Sen. Nye was among those in the photograph that was enclosed in a frame made of pieces of the log cabin that Mr. Lincoln built when a young man.130 Years
Published: August 30, 2015
A brief memorial event in Mills Park is set for the morning of Sept. 11 to recognize and honor those who lost their lives in the national attack on that date in 2001.The Carson City ceremony is set for 8:46 a.m. in the park at the World Trade Center I-beam Memorial site. It will include remarks by Mayor Robert Crowell,
Published: August 30, 2015
The following information applies to the period of Aug. 31 to Sept. 6. Crews will continue re-striping pavement markings on roadways throughout the city from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. today through Thursday. There will be a moving traffic control at locations where the striping occurs, with minor delays expected.Due to sidewalk improvements, there will be lane closures at the
Published: August 30, 2015
Carson Tahoe Regional Medical CenterTo Brittany Tapp of Carson City, a son, Timothy Sheldon Tapp, born Aug. 20, 2015, weighing 4 pounds and 8 ounces. To Asian Forrest and Xavier Smith of Wellington, a daughter, Jewel Leiah Smith, born Aug. 20, 2015, weighing 7 pounds and 10 ounces. To Jennica Strickland and Jiri Stach of Carson City, a daughter, Autumn
Published: August 30, 2015
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 all those who participated in last weekend’s HopeFest at Carson Tahoe Hospital, a fundraiser which provides needed resources locally in the fight to beat cancer. Carson Tahoe Health should also be commended
Published: August 30, 2015
“All lives matter,” I thought to myself Wednesday as I watched news coverage of a horrible shooting incident in southern Virginia, where two TV journalists were shot to death by a disgruntled former employee of their TV station. The shooter was black and the victims were white, but so what? Ten days earlier I watched a deeply moving funeral procession
Published: August 30, 2015
Carson City man attending Fort Lewis CollegeMajoring in geology, Garrick Hague of Carson City is set to start coursework at Fort Lewis College on Monday. Fort Lewis College is in Durango, Colo.
Published: August 30, 2015
Authorization for a new open space Carson City parks ranger is among items on Thursday’s Board of Supervisors agenda.The action would follow a recommendation from the Open Space Advisory Committee and was signaled earlier by the board action approving the work program outline calling for administration of the open space portion of the Quality of Life (Question 18) for management
Published: August 30, 2015
The Kit Carson Toastmasters has added six new members to their organization. From the Nevada Rural Housing Authority, are Diane Arvizo, Bill Brewer, Brandi Colunga, Tony Green, Eddie Holt and Kimberle McKee. As colleagues at work they wanted to improve their individual public speaking skills and now attend as a group. Kit Carson Toastmasters offers a program that reaches out
Published: August 30, 2015
WELLINGTON — The state engineer met with water rights holders in Mason and Smith valleys this week to outline the procedure for a possible cutback in their water. Jason King started the meeting here in Smith Valley Thursday with a summary of what is ahead for farmers and ranchers next season. “These are the important take home points,” said King.
Published: August 30, 2015
Patrons may have noticed something different about that new credit or debit card: the rectangular metallic design above the number on the left side.It’s a computer chip that’s going to make card transactions a lot more secure than the magnetic stripe everyone is used to.Named the EMV system, it doesn’t really affect the consumer. But it has one serious implication
Published: August 30, 2015
After being neglected for years during the recession, Nevada’s Capitol is getting nearly $1 million worth of much-needed repairs and upgrades.The most prominent work right now is the total remodeling of the main floor restrooms. That work, costing a total of $273,276 for both the men’s and women’s restrooms, is nearing completion. Public Works Manager Gus Nuñez said not only
Published: August 30, 2015
May 6, 1923 - Aug. 22, 2015Norma “Tiny” Lucille Perondi Tiny Perondi died of natural causes August 22, 2015 at The Lodge. Tiny was 92. She was born May 6, 1923, in Sonora, California; to William and Leonora (King) Scrivens. Tiny lived her first 9 years of life in Tonopah, NV. She was preceded in death by her father William
Published: August 30, 2015
Aug 28, 1941 - Aug 23, 2015Bill Byrnes, age 73, died in his home in Dayton, Nevada on Sunday, August 23, 2015 after medical complications. Bill was born in San Francisco in 1941 and educated at Riordan High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree at University of Nevada, Reno and his Master’s Degree at Northern Arizona University. He
Published: August 30, 2015
April 28, 1926 - Aug. 3, 2015Kathryn Mare (Gillard) Taschereau, 89 of Carson City, passed away on August 3, 2015, A celebration of her life will be held on Sat. Sept. 5th at 3pm at Calvary Baptist Church located at Hwy 50 and Flowery Ave. in Dayton. To view the complete obituary please visit www.autumnfuneral.com
Published: August 30, 2015
1956 - 2015Our beloved cowboy, Bracey Dean Neal, went to sleep for the last time on August 12, 2015. Bracey was born to Bracey and Evelyn Neal in Oregon where he grew up working in lumber mills, cowboying, and competing in motor cross races. As an adult he pursued his passion and became a timber-faller working in Oregon, Idaho, Washington
Published: August 30, 2015
Sep. 18, 1924 - Aug. 27, 2015Emily Louise Hanzal Keating was born on September 18, 1924 in Omaha, Nebraska to her parents Frank A. Hanzal and Ann Kapalin Hanzal. She passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 27, 2015. In 1946, she earned her teaching degree at the Nebraska State Teacher’s College located in Kearney, Nebraska. Emily’s first teaching
Published: August 30, 2015
On Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office and the entirety of our public safety organizations, and community were rocked to our knees with the devastating news of the loss of Deputy Carl Howell. Yet before the sun would rise in the morning, the immediacy of our grief was met with the over-powering emotional support from the entire
Published: August 29, 2015
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Big plays and missed opportunities cost the Fallon football team in its 2015 season opener. The Greenwave lost to Tokay (Lodi, Calif.) 34-23 on Friday night at South Tahoe High, allowing three unanswered touchdowns to the Tigers after taking a nine-point second half lead. Fallon (0-1) led 17-14 at halftime, scoring last in back and first
Published: August 29, 2015
It was a bittersweet moment walking out of Dayton High School on Friday, having just finished my first teaching job for Western Nevada College’s Jump Start program. I taught the Communications 101 class to juniors, who were on track to graduate with not only a diploma from Dayton High School but an associate’s degree from Western Nevada College as well.
Published: August 29, 2015
Nevada’s Division of Emergency Management has received $6,734,500 in two federal homeland security grants.A spokesman said the money will fund programs to improve emergency preparedness throughout the state. The money comes through two sources: the Urban Area Security Initiative and the State Homeland Security Program.The UASI grant is for $3 million to enhance regional preparedness by local as well as
Published: August 29, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Public agencies are teaming with private residents and business owners to combat nonnative species threatening some of Lake Tahoe’s famed nearshore ecosystems.The partnership follows a strategy outlined in conjunction with University of Nevada, Reno, scientists and the Tahoe Resource Conservation District.The collaboration between the scientists and lakefront and marina business and homeowners focuses on Tahoe’s nearshore
Published: August 29, 2015
This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.
Published: August 29, 2015
150 years agoThe settlers of Camp Independence (Owen’s River Valley) are to be afforded adequate protection hereafter. We published a day or two since the order for the return of the Company of troops recently stationed there, but now at Fort Churchill. Under an order, temporary buildings are to be constructed by soldiers using local materials at no cost —
Published: August 29, 2015
Some 10 or more years ago we entered the 4-wheeler world. For the first couple of years we rode someone else’s 4-wheeler. But soon it was clear even though we were always told we were “free to use them,” it was apparent to keep friendship and family in tack we needed to acquire our own little two track beasts. So
Published: August 29, 2015
Recently, the world mourned the loss of Cecil the lion. This majestic and famous lion was tragically killed when it appeared he was lured off of a protective park in Zimbabwe. The international attention to this killing has sparked outrage among animal conservationists, politicians and celebrities. Good, or bad. Right, or wrong. Everywhere I turned and everything I tuned into,
Published: August 29, 2015
Back 40 featured at First Baptist block party todayThe Back 40 Band will be featured at First Baptist Church’s block party to be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at the church at the corner of Bath and Mountain streets in Carson City.The Back 40 Band plays country and classic bluegrass music. The band has been voted Metrolands
Published: August 29, 2015
LOVELOCK — The Dayton Dust Devils are an inexperienced team, and they played like it Friday night.The Dust Devils, in their first game under new head coach Tom Eck, struggled on both sides of the ball in a 38-0 loss to Division III powerhouse Lovelock at Joe Yanni Field.Lovelock’s offense, which produced four straight first-half scores, finished with 340 yards
Published: August 29, 2015
Ian Van Rensselaer started his comeback for the Carson High cross country team on the right foot Friday at the season-opening Douglas All Class Races in Gardnerville.Van Rensselaer, who fractured his tibia at the end of the spring track season and sustained a broken leg two years ago skiing, ran well in the senior boys race, placing third in 13:49.“This
Published: August 29, 2015
This is one of those times I would rather be writing about something else. It’s the part of racing I hate, having to say goodbye. Justin Wilson was a fierce competitor in whatever form of motorsports he participated, but most of all he was a truly nice guy. The freak accident at Pocono last Sunday that caused his death will,
Published: August 29, 2015
MINDEN — Quarterback Bryce James ran 69 yards for a touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage Friday night to provide early momentum for the Douglas High football team.In the end, however, McQueen rallied to score 20 unanswered points in the second half on its way to a 33-18 season-opening victory that spoiled the Tigers’ Hall of Fame Game
Published: August 29, 2015
Carson High fell just short of ending its 54-year regional championship drought last November in the finals against Reed.It was a frustrating and heartbreaking day for the Senators; a bitter pill to swallow.“The Reed game, definitely,” CHS wide receiver Connor Pradere said when asked about games he remembered the most in 2014. “We came so close. I think we should
Published: August 29, 2015
The ice bucket challenge for fundraising to help combat ALS takes on a drought-induced twist Sunday at Butler Meats in Carson City.David Theiss of Butler Meats in Frontier Plaza, whose wife Susan has the disease called Amyomorphic Lateral Sclerosis, said he expects 200 to show for an ice bucket challenge event using water filled balloons rather than buckets to control
Published: August 29, 2015

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