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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
A fundraiser to re-elect Assemblywoman Robin Titus will be Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the Frey Ranch Estate Distillery, 1045 Dodge Lane.The cost is $1,500, host; $1,000, corporation/PAC; or $100, individual.Any donation is accepted. Contributions are payable to Robin Titus for AD 38; PO Box 377; Wellington, NV 89444.RSVP to Stephen Wood, 775-901-2937, stephenwoodnv@gmail.com
Published: April 28, 2016
Rep. Mark Amodei will be hosting a veterans’ town hall meeting in Fallon on Monday.The event will run from 10 a.m. until noon at the Fallon City Council Chambers, 55 W. Williams Ave.“This veterans’ town hall in Fallon continues our efforts across Nevada to meet with and listen to veterans regarding the issues and challenges they face,” said Amodei. “In
Published: April 28, 2016
100 Years AgoJ.L. Keyser, an Elko undertaker, has purchased an auto hearse. Formerly, about the only horses in an Elko funeral procession were those used to pull the hearse but they will no longer be allowed this privilege…One of the first people in Reno to speak by telephone to the Atlantic coast is Mrs. May Malcolm, who recently spoke to
Published: April 28, 2016
Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St.;Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096 Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: $6. MondayMeatloafMashed PotatoesLettuce and Tomato SaladSteamed SpinachChantilly Fruit CupWheat BreadTuesdayChicken Teriyaki SkewersFried RiceLayered SaladFresh OrangeWednesdayLasagnaGreek Salad w/ OlivesGarlic Focaccia BreadBananaThursdayChicken EnchiladasSpanish RiceGarden Salad w/tomatoes, onions and olivesRefried BeansMango Fruit Cup FridayMother’s Day LuncheonCherry Glazed HamMashed Sweet PotatoesCarrot and Raisin SaladGreen Beans
Published: April 28, 2016
Fernley coach Jerry Torres was right after the last game when he said facing Fallon’s Alex Mendez would be like facing an entirely different team. Mendez returned to the mound on Tuesday afternoon in the Greenwave’s last game of the series against the Vaqueros, along with Kendall Johnson, and pitched a 10-0 shutout. Though Fernley (14-8 overall, 13-4 in DI-A)
Published: April 28, 2016
The Lady Vaqueros’ last chance to tip the series against Fallon failed on Tuesday as the Lady Wave left Fernley after a 9-4 victory to win the three-game series. Fernley now stands 14-6-1 overall and 14-2 in DI-A vs. Fallon at 16-2 overall and in DI-A before its series in Dayton begins today at 3 p.m. followed by a doubleheader
Published: April 28, 2016
RENO — Tristen Thomson added another notch to his already-impressive belt of accomplishments.The Fallon senior long distance runner was named a Top 10 Student Athlete of the Year in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Monday night at the Peppermill Resort.“It’s definitely one of the highest privileges and honors I’ve received in my entire life,” Thomson said. “I wouldn’t be here
Published: April 28, 2016
The Greenwave track and field team squeezed in a small tune-up meet on Wednesday before competing against familiar and bigger competition this weekend.The Fallon boys won the four-team Conclave of Awesomeness at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex while the Lady Wave took second. Fallon travels to Minden on Saturday for the Big George invitational.“It’s a chance for some of the
Published: April 28, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .The bizarre soap opera that is 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
Published: April 28, 2016
Gardnerville, Nev. — A suspect in a reported kidnapping in the Gardnerville Ranchos was taken into custody on Blue Lakes Road in Alpine County on Wednesday.Deputies responded to the 800 block of Short Court at 10:45 a.m. after receiving a domestic battery report. The woman fled to a friend’s home, and Joshua Albericci followed. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s
Published: April 28, 2016
Nevada casinos reported total win of $922.3 million in March, 3 percent less than the same month last year and the lowest monthly win since October.Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike Lawton said it was generally a soft month with one less weekend day and decreases both in slot and game and table volume.But he said total win actually up this
Published: April 28, 2016
The Supreme Court has overturned the drug trafficking conviction of Frederick Bowman of Reno citing both juror misconduct and the judge’s failure to order jurors not to conduct their own investigations into the case.Washoe County Deputies charged him at the jail after finding a small package of meth at his feet during intake at the jail. Bowman argued the drug
Published: April 28, 2016
Adams Hub is proud to congratulate BaseVenture on its quick progress and traction in the financial technology (FinTech) industry — as evidenced by BaseVenture’s selection to be a presenter at Finovate Spring 2016.BaseVenture, an innovative new software as a service (SaaS) platform that’s transforming private fund management and administration, counts Adams Hub as one of its early investors, and has
Published: April 28, 2016
The U.S. Senate has approved a water management amendment proposed by Nevada senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller.In a joint statement, they said the amendment will help Nevada and other western states deal with record drought conditions along the Colorado River.Reid said Lake Mead has dropped to levels not seen since the dam was built and the lake began to
Published: April 28, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 7:50 a.m., a 19-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of a minor consuming and obstructing a peace officer after deputies responded to reports of a suspicious subject near Valley and Proctor streets. Bail was set at $450.At 7:42 p.m.,
Published: April 28, 2016
Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177 is hosting a Mother’s Day ceremony and brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8 at the Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St.The brunch menu offers scrambled eggs, sausage, waffles, pastry trays, a fruit platter and cheese tray, coffee and orange juice. Adults 21 years or older will also receive one
Published: April 28, 2016
Silver Springs Senior Center, 2945 Ft. Churchill St., Silver Springs, is hosting a yard sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13. All proceeds benefit the center’s senior fund.
Published: April 28, 2016
Dr. Annamieka Simmons Leary, M.D., an ophthalmologist, will talk about cataracts and other diseases of the eye and the available treatments at the next RPEN meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 3 at the Carson City Senior Center.The board meets at 1 p.m. with the general meeting to follow at 2 p.m. All are welcome to attend either or
Published: April 28, 2016
To celebrate Nevada State Historic Preservation and Archeology Awareness Month, the Dayton Historical Museum in Old Town Dayton at Shady Lane and Logan Alley will be open every day in May from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and from 10 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Exhibits this month include miniature-sized farm
Published: April 28, 2016
The Dayton Branch Library is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a series of events from May 2016 to February 2017. Each event celebrates the people who support the library and the services it provides to the community.The library held its ground-breaking on May 4, 1996 and opened its doors on Feb. 1, 1997. The first event in its anniversary celebration
Published: April 28, 2016
The Carson City Symphony Association is holding an evening of music, wine, and dessert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at 2662 Danielle Drive in Carson City. The recital will feature award-winning classical harpist, Jeremy Keppelmann, accompanied by pianist Eric Kao. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for Carson City Symphony Association members, and $5 for youth age 12 and
Published: April 28, 2016
Tahoe/Douglas Elks is hosting its monthly family buffet breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 22. The buffet includes eggs, potatoes, biscuits, gravy, pancakes, bacon, sausage, an omelet bar, coffee and juice. The cost is $7 for Elks and their spouses; $4 for Elks children 10 and younger; $8 for non-Elks and $5 for children of non-Elks.The Elks Lodge
Published: April 28, 2016
A proposed single-family development on Little Lane was continued to next month’s Planning Commission meeting to give the developer time to meet with nearby residents and address some of their concerns. The Arbor Villas is planned on 10.31 acres on Little Lane east of South Roop Street and west of South Saliman Road. The project as designed would contain 147
Published: April 28, 2016
Three Dayton High seniors — track and field standout Zach Hawley, volleyball setter Shalia Powell and basketball star Angela Sikora — are going to pursue athletic careers at the collegiate level.Hawley, one of the top shot put and discus performers in the state, is headed for Cornell University. He’s the second Dayton track and field performer to go to Cornell,
Published: April 28, 2016
BASEBALLJace Zampirro, Carson, Feather River: Gave up 3 runs and 3 hits in 5 innings against College of the Siskiyous. Is 1-2 with 7.72 ERA.Adam Whitt, Carson, Astros: Allowed two hits in 1.1 innings in last outing. Is 1-0 with 9.00 ERA.Colby Blueberg, Carson, Padres: Gave up 2 runs and 2 hits in last outing vs. Bakersfield. Is 0-0 with
Published: April 28, 2016
As he predicted they would, Carson City Republican Party executive board members voted Tuesday night to remove Assemblyman P.K. O’Neill from the Carson chapter of the party.That vote, however, doesn’t stop O’Neill from being a registered Republican or from running for re-election as a Republican.Carson party Chairman Roger Haynes said Wednesday the vote was based on O’Neill’s support for the
Published: April 28, 2016
Fireworks, gunfire Friday nightResidents around the Silver Saddle Ranch in Carson City should expect to hear fireworks and gunfire Friday night.The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit is conducting its sensory testing for the horses as a part of a week-long training. Sheriff Ken Furlong said there will be fireworks and simulated gunfire between 7-10 p.m. Friday in southeast Carson
Published: April 28, 2016
150 years agoGarden sass. We were yesterday’s presented with a fine large limb, from a rhubarb (pie plant) growth that was raised in John Fox’s garden. It is a handsome a specimen of that production as we ever saw, anywhere.130 years agoThe stem laundry continues to receive an avalanche of work. People of Glenbrook, Dayton and Empire are sending word
Published: April 28, 2016
How would you feel about receiving a monthly dividend from the government based on a fee that discourages carbon emissions? This is the proposal the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL), a national group with chapters in Carson City, Reno and Lake Tahoe, is proposing. The proposal is called Carbon Fee and Dividend.At present, fossil fuel producers pay for only a small
Published: April 28, 2016
Pawnshop at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Westside Pour House, 110 W. Telegraph St.Four Guyz Rockin’ from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at Genoa Bar, 2282 Main St., Genoa.Boogie Daddies from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Carson Nugget Sports Bar, 507 N. Carson St.Rebekah Chase Band at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Casino Fandango, 3800 S. Carson St.Trippin’
Published: April 28, 2016
Broadway show tunes for all ages will be performed in a pair of concerts by the Carson Chamber Singers.Conducted by Michael Langham, the group will present its 2016 Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6 at the CVIC Hall, 1604 Esmeralda Ave. in Minden, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 314 N. Division St.
Published: April 28, 2016
As the curtain will rise on a stage full of tap-dancing feet this May, audiences will applaud Carson City’s version of one of the grandest, most intense celebrations of musical theater released on Broadway.It’s the quintessential song-and-dance spectacular, “42nd Street.”The award-winning Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company is presenting the musical on weekends from May 6 through 15 at the Carson
Published: April 28, 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. Thoughts on votingI have encountered in
Published: April 28, 2016
This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.
Published: April 28, 2016
Millennials are in debt, value experiences over possessions and use their cell phones. A lot. That’s a few of the key attributes to remember about the generation of people born between roughly 1982 and 2004 if your company wants to sell to or employ them, said Mike Brooks, founder and president, mission30.com, a business trends consultant.“Millennials can be looked at
Published: April 28, 2016
The Carson City School District presented its 2015/2016 Educator and Classified Employees of the Year at the School Board meeting Tuesday night. One of the winners was Christina Cooper, coordinator for Nutrition Services for the district, who won the Employee of the Year for Operation Services for her work to bring good nutrition to Carson City students. “She is a
Published: April 28, 2016
DENVER — The upcoming wildfire season across the U.S. isn’t expected to be as bad as last year’s infernos, when a record 15,800 square miles burned, the nation’s top wildland firefighting official said Wednesday. But parts of the nation should expect a rough season after a warm, dry winter or because of long-term drought, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell
Published: April 27, 2016
Taxable sales increased 5.1 percent in February compared to the same month of 2015.The total was just more than $4 billion for the month.Carson City did even better, recording a 9.3 percent increase to $71.7 million led by auto sales, traditionally the capital’s largest sales tax generator. That category accounted for $21.1 million of the total, a 15.1 percent increase.General
Published: April 27, 2016
Western Nevada College student leaders are serious about preventing sexual assault in our society. To bring awareness to the problem, they will lead a free public Sexual Assault Awareness Walk on Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.The 2.3 mile round-trip walk will begin in the parking lot just south of the Bully’s Restaurant at 3530 N. Carson St, at the
Published: April 27, 2016
The Carson City School Board will be interviewing three applicants for the board’s District 6 vacancy in the middle of May.The three applicants are Marena Works, Julie Oliver and Susan Rosseter Hart. Works is the Director of Operations for Nevada Health Centers and the former director of the Carson City Senior Center, along with being former deputy and interim Carson
Published: April 27, 2016
A manhunt is underway for a white, low-profile, Chevrolet Tahoe being driven by a man authorities think may intend to harm a woman.A “stay put” order for Douglas High School and Meneley Elementary School was lifted, according to students communicating with their parents.Authorities believe the man is armed with an AR type rifle.According to broadcast reports, the man ordered the
Published: April 27, 2016
The Lyon County Republican Central Committee is meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A in Fernley. The public is invited to attend and learn more about grass roots politics and meet with Republican officials.For more information, call Dave at 775-772-2364, or go to http://www.lyoncountynvrepublicans.org.
Published: April 27, 2016
Raffle tickets offering the chance to win a 2006 Ford Mustang, valued at $9,000, are available at Carson City Toyota Scion to benefit Carson City Little League. Tickets cost $5 each. Each ticket includes one free game of bowling at Carson Lanes. All proceeds will help Carson City Little League cover the cost of equipment.
Published: April 27, 2016
The Carson United Bridge Enthusiasts (CUBE) run an ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge game at noon Wednesdays at the Carson City Senior Center, 901 Beverly Drive. All levels of players are welcome. The table fee is $5. For more information or to find a partner, call Paul at 775-741-0836.
Published: April 27, 2016
St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Outreach Center, 4280 Highway 50 in Silver Springs, is offering free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 4. The center is participating in the 16th annual Great US 50 Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16. The fee to set up a table is $5 per day. For
Published: April 27, 2016
Sponsored by the nonprofit Greater Genoa Business Association, Genoa’s Sweet Sippin’ Sundays will kick off its fifth year when it returns on Sunday, May 1. The event is held from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month in May through October. Local businesses host tours of their businesses and offer a teaser sip cocktail of tequila,
Published: April 27, 2016
An early morning crash at Sheckler Cut-Off and U.S. Highway 50 sent two local people to the hospital.The crash happened shortly before 7 a.m. The Nevada Highway Patrol said it appears the driver of a four-door black sedan was attempting a left-hand turn onto the Reno Highway but hit the side of an oncoming car traveling in the eastbound lane.The
Published: April 27, 2016
The Historical Society of Dayton Valley annual celebration of Nevada State Historical Preservation and Archeology Awareness Month begins at 7 p.m. May 5 at the Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike Street in Old Town Dayton. Steven Saylor will kick off the event when he reminisces about two town characters, “Little Louie” of Mexican heritage, and Raymond Darrough, a Shoshone
Published: April 27, 2016
RENO — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is considering legal action to force the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to pony up some money to pay for roundups of wild horses in the state that have been put on hold because of federal budgetary constraints. BLM State Director John Ruhs asked agency leaders in Washington, D.C. earlier this month to approve
Published: April 27, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is looking at a normal budget cycle, with no big-ticket items allocated for the 2017 fiscal year.The 2017 budget stands at $18,421,101, more than $400,000 more than what was budgeted for fiscal year 2016. That breaks down into each division within the Sheriff’s Office: the Sheriff’s Chartered Division, Administration, Operations, Investigation, Communications, Detention and Administrative
Published: April 26, 2016
Some 20 Northern Nevada Correctional Center inmates are planting thousands of sagebrush seeds in a program aimed at restoring sage grouse habitat across Northern Nevada.Inmate Russell Strotz said they will sprout the seeds in black plastic tubes in hundreds of trays on the south Carson prison grounds until they are six or more inches tall and ready to plant next
Published: April 26, 2016
Rob Ramsdell, Dr. Charles Goldman and Western Nevada College’s Dr. Winnie Kortemeier at the Western Nevada College Foundation reception. The WNC Foundation held a reception for Dr. Charles Goldman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Limnology Department of Environmental Science & Policy at University of California, Davis; Director Emeritus of Lake Tahoe Research Group, UC Davis last Friday. Dr. Goldman was a
Published: April 27, 2016
Carson City Assemblyman P.K. O’Neill said Tuesday he had no plans to attend the Carson party executive committee meeting that evening.He was asked to attend a Tuesday night Executive Board meeting and defend his vote for the governor’s education tax package. The invitation came in an unsigned two-page letter, not on party stationary, that charged that he had “violated the
Published: April 27, 2016
This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.Carson City, it’s time to talk about something personal, it’s time to address a taboo subject. Sexual health is part of overall well-being, and we need to have “the talk.” Don’t be embarrassed. Carson City Health and Human Services is joining
Published: April 27, 2016
The developer of a proposed residential development on the west side of Carson City says the project will change due to public feedback.Vince Scott, general partner, The Vintage at Kings Canyon LP, said 10,000 square feet of commercial space will be removed from what was originally planned as a mixed-use development for senior living. “There will be zero commercial space,”
Published: April 27, 2016
150 years agoThe Owyhee Avalanche of April 14 tells of the doings of a Vigilante Committee recently formed in Idaho, as follows: “Vigilante justice is extending its jurisdiction. One week ago this morning the dead body of one John C. Clark was found suspended between Boice City and Fort. Due notice was given that the vigilantes mean business ...”130 years
Published: April 26, 2016
Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for April 15. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations:Quik Stop Markets, 3006 N. Roop St., scored 100 points. Capitol Shell, 1462 S. Carson St., scored 92 points. Employee drinks were found at the dish washing area without labeling, lids or straws. There was no
Published: April 26, 2016
Changes are in store for Carson City’s Arlington Hotel.Contracts have been let for the complete reconstruction of the building, the construction of an annex and changes in the properly that will make it one of the best hotels in the state. Plans include the building of a brick annex two stories high, 90 feet deep, to front on Ormsby Street,
Published: April 26, 2016
As we move into spring and summer, I anticipate more guests and more entertaining. I like to mix up this dough in the food processor and have some in the freezer or refrigerator just in case! I use my flour, Help Yourself — It’s Gluten-Free!, but the dough could be made with another gluten-free flour as well. My flour is
Published: April 26, 2016
It’s taken me months to gather the courage to write about this topic. It’s not easy for most of us to talk with our children about sex. And, it’s certainly not easy to write about it, to mostly strangers no less. But, I have pushed myself to do it, and this is why: it’s really important. More important than it
Published: April 26, 2016
RENO — The third time was the charm for the Carson Senators.The Senators left the bases jammed in both the third and fourth innings against Damonte Ranch, but they came through in the sixth and seventh innings.Bryce Moyle hit a bases-loaded triple in the sixth to snap a 6-all tie and spark the Senators to a 14-9 win over the
Published: April 26, 2016
Thunder Canyon celebrated its season-opening event with a two-way tie for the men’s club tournament.The team of William Pereda, Emmanuel Romero, Rob Jennings-Teats and Jhem Mondragon shot a net 129 to tie Jeff Gusso, Sean and Steve Sear and Chuck Griffin. The team of Gerald Cornejo, Narin Prachunbarn, Max Gundlach and Todd Harmon placed third at 134 and Tom Brennan,
Published: April 26, 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. Vintage project is wrong for Carson
Published: April 26, 2016
Children’s presence in the world is something to behold, fully being present in every moment of sheer joy and utter discontent. They will surely tell you how they feel without holding back, having so many aspirations and an “I can do anything” attitude that can conquer the world.So what happens as we age and get ingrained in our society’s indoctrination?
Published: April 26, 2016
This weekend will be Little League weekend for the Western Nevada College baseball program — and all children whether they play Little League or not 12 and under accompanied by an adult — will be admitted to the games at John L. Harvey Field for free.WNC will host Utah State University Eastern for a key four-game Scenic West Athletic Conference
Published: April 26, 2016
The final leg of the Carson Bypass is slowly taking shape between Fairview Drive and the Spooner Junction. But even through a steady stream of trucks and a huge conveyor belt have removed three-quarters of a million cubic yards of dirt from the route, the remaining pile of earth seems nearly endless. The work will take another year to complete
Published: April 25, 2016
GARDNERVILLE — Armed with a rifle and a hand-held, laser range-finder, Jim Havens stalks his target for hours before he can try to get off a clean shot in the foothills of Northern Nevada’s Pine Nut Range.He isn’t hunting deer or elk; he’s shooting wild horses — with contraceptive darts.It’s part of the first public-private partnership of its kind aimed
Published: April 25, 2016
Volunteers will be collecting unused or outdated prescription medications, along with hypodermic needles, at three Carson City locations on Saturday.For the fifth year, Partnership Carson City will set up stations from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in front of both Save Mart Supermarkets and Smiths to collect prescription and over-the-counter medications, needles and pet medications.“Every year in the spring we get calls
Published: April 26, 2016
Have you recently enrolled in Medicare, or will you in the near future?If so, let me be the first to say, welcome! What should your first step be as a new Medicare beneficiary? I recommend taking advantage of the “Welcome to Medicare” preventive-care benefit.During the first 12 months that you have Medicare Part B, you can get a “Welcome to
Published: April 26, 2016
It seems ridiculous, my talking about Christmas in April. However, while checking my bookcase for something to read, I found one by Gov. Mike Huckabee called “A Simple Christmas.” Mike sent this to me as a gift after I presented him with a scarf on his visit here last December.I read this when first received, but remembered now that I’d
Published: April 26, 2016
The Churchill County Commissioners submitted their comments on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed Rule Planning 2.0 initiative in their regularly scheduled meeting last week.The document consisting of more than 60 pages has been in the planning stage for two years according to County Manage Eleanor Lockwood, who said its intent is to “improve BLM’s ability to respond to environmental,
Published: April 26, 2016

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