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The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityWEDNESDAYAt 6:08 p.m., a 30-year-old transient man was arrested on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia, suspended driver’s license and a warrant after deputies attempted to locate the man and found him hiding in a ditch near Carmine Street and Neptune
Published: August 27, 2015
Celebration of LifeViewing for Cameron St. Hilaire will be held Friday Aug 28th from 3:00 pm to 7:00pm at FitzHenry’s Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday Aug 29th at 10:00 am at Calvary Chapel Carson City 1635 Clearview Dr. FitzHenry’s Funeral Home is trusted with arrangements.
Published: August 27, 2015
The 15-year-old Carson City boy who apparently drowned Saturday at Lake Tahoe was described as having a heart of gold by his family.Cameron St. Hilaire died Saturday at Sand Harbor State Park in Lake Tahoe while at the beach with his family. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office received a call about 11:51 a.m. for a subject in need of medical,
Published: August 24, 2015
Carson police install radar to catch speedersCarson City will soon have radar in operation against speeders, according to Sheriff Howard Hoffman. The new machine was received July 16 and is now undergoing tests. Accompanying it are radar speed warning signs which have been posted at the various city entrances, Chief Deputy Marshall Bob Humphrey said. Radar speed checks are operated
Published: August 26, 2015
150 years agoShooting affray occurred yesterday at about half past five in front of the store of Mitchell & Adams on south C Street between a man called “Big Jake” and Frank Farrington, during which some eight shots were fired. It seems “Big Jake” came into Spaulding’s saloon, somewhat intoxicated and began insulting Farrington. A slap started a fight, which
Published: August 26, 2015
There are two places where Max DeMar feels at home — the football field and the kitchen.The kitchen? Not exactly what you would expect from a rugged football player, but the Carson High School senior loves to cook, and he’s pretty darn good at it. He’s been a part of Penny Reynolds’ culinary program since his sophomore year.“Ever since I
Published: August 26, 2015
Drones weren’t a windfall for Nevada after the state was named a test sight, but it’s likely they still would be, a speaker in Carson City said Wednesday.Mike Dikum, an executive in the Reno-Tahoe airport community since 2001 and now the Reno-Stead Airport manager, said when Nevada was named one of four unmanned aerial vehicles’ (UAV) testing sights, some thought
Published: August 26, 2015
Craig Fletcher will perform with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher will perform with Terri Campillo and Rocky Tatarelli at 6:30 p.m. Friday, and with Gerry Wright and Campillo at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Glen Eagles.DJ Bobby G will be featured at 6 p.m. today and at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Published: August 26, 2015
A comedian featured in “There’s Something About Mary,” “Me, Myself and Irene,” “Shallow Hal,” “Stuck on You” and other films is performing at the Carson Nugget on Friday, Sept. 4. Jackie Flynn, who was discovered on stage in Boston by the Farrelly Brothers, got his start performing in stand-up comedy clubs, but has since appeared in many film and television
Published: August 26, 2015
A bluegrass band who plays some of the best known music of Southwestern songwriters, such as Michael Martin Murphey, Michael Hearne and Shake Russell, is visiting Carson City’s Brewery Arts Center on Saturday. Southwestern Pilgrimage features vocal harmonies and a multitude of stringed instruments — the banjo, fiddle, guitar and dobro. It’s led by Rick Sparks, president of the Northern
Published: August 26, 2015
We think Carson City resident Steven David’s idea to name the Carson City Freeway after Deputy Carl Howell. It would be an excellent way to honor the deputy who gave his life in the line of duty on Aug. 15.Howell’s sacrifice during a domestic battery call on Aug. 15 was an example of how one good man can prevent a
Published: August 26, 2015
Nevada unemployment finished the month of July a full percentage point lower than it was a year ago at 6.9 percent in raw totals.The Las Vegas and Reno reporting areas also saw a full percent decrease ending the month at 7 and 6.3 percent respectively while Carson City reported a nine-tenths decrease to 7.2 percent.Those numbers result in the state’s
Published: August 26, 2015
Carson High Senior Kaitlyn Jones donates money Wednesday to the memory of Cameron St. Hilaire who tragically drowned at Sand Harbor Saturday. CHS students held a ‘Miracle Moment” during its A3 period Wednesday morning to raise funds for St. Hilaire.
Published: August 26, 2015
To borrow a phrase from former vice president Albert Gore, Democrats must face an “inconvenient truth” about presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton. That exercise leads this writer to the judgment she’s not the quieting, unifying presence this nation so desperately needs as president. Vice President Joe Biden is that leader.This is not a question of Ms. Clinton’s progressive credentials. She
Published: August 26, 2015
What happens when two dedicated Carson City service clubs, the Kiwanis Club of Sierra Nevada and the Sunset Rotary Club, become a team? Together everyone accomplishes more.The two service clubs have members who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and work up a sweat while getting their hands dirty for a great cause. The fundraiser event Wednesday night
Published: August 26, 2015
Over the years, I have wondered about the differences between how our American democracy controls power as compared to other nations. After studying and writing about power for more than 30 years, I have found only one inference: does our priceless freedom to use power account for a major part of the uniqueness of our culture? In addition, do we
Published: August 26, 2015
A seventh member has been arrested in connection with the “Pillow Case Bandits” — a burglary ring that hit Carson City, Douglas and Washoe counties in the last year.On Wednesday, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office arrested Bob Stover after serving a search warrant on his residence and reportedly finding hundreds of pieces of stolen property related to the burglaries. He
Published: August 26, 2015
The 7-mile trail connecting Ash and Kings canyons in the hills west of Carson City will officially open this weekend with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. “It’s very exciting,” said Jeff Potter, a board member of Muscle Powered. “It’s a chance for us to say thank you in a public setting to all the partnerships that were involved.”The multi-use, non-motorized
Published: August 26, 2015
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAYAt 12:05 a.m., Michael Noell, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony grand larceny of a firearm. Bail was set at $20,000.The Nevada Appeal only names people arrested on suspicion of felonies and violent crimes. Carson City Secret Witness will
Published: August 26, 2015
A Lyon County deputy raised more than $11,000 for the family of the fallen Carson City deputy, Carl Howell.Nick Greenhut, who works in the Lyon County Detention Facility raised $11,250 in six days through GoFundMe after Deputy Howell was shot and killed last Saturday.“I cannot thank you enough for your support, I’m sure deputy Howell is smiling down on us
Published: August 26, 2015
Nevada’s Civil Support team descended on the state Capitol Wednesday for a training exercise in handling a Hazmat or WMD incident.Team commander Maj. Brett Compston said it’s part of a series of training events planned during the next few weeks. He said the goal is to rehearse how to handle a variety of likely scenarios ranging from chemical spills, radiation
Published: August 26, 2015
Nevada regulators decided Wednesday to keep existing rates in place for rooftop solar customers for a few more months even though the state hit a cap on how much energy can be sold back to a utility company. The Public Utilities Commission voted to maintain current rates and rules before permanent ones must be adopted by the end of the
Published: August 26, 2015
The Nevada Health Co-Op that was created as part of the Affordable Care Act will soon shut down operations after struggling with the high costs and lackluster enrollment that’s plaguing most of the co-ops in other parts of the country. The nonprofit’s board of directors announced Wednesday that they’d made the “painful” decision to phase out the program at the
Published: August 26, 2015
Valeri Wilson, a University of Nevada student who studied at the Bogazici University in Istanbul, will give a presentation about Turkey at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Carson City Library. As a student in her final semester at UNR, Wilson is working toward a bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology. While in Turkey she was able to study the
Published: August 26, 2015
Maccabee Arms in Reno is raffling a DPMS AR-10 to raise money for the family of Deputy Carl Howell, who was killed on the morning of Aug. 15 in the line of duty while responding to a physical domestic disturbance call. The raffle runs through Dec. 13. Tickets are $20 each and all proceeds will be presented directly to the
Published: August 26, 2015
While there are many factors that have affected ACT scores of Carson high school students, everybody at Tuesday’s board meeting agreed on one fact: those scores need to improve.Only 22 percent of Carson High juniors in 2014-2015 who stated they were taking college prep courses, which the ACT test covers, were able to post benchmark scores in all four areas
Published: August 26, 2015
A free workshop for anyone interested in volunteering to help protect Nevada’s heritage is being offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Bureau of Land Management, 5665 Morgan Mill Road in Carson City. The Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Reclamation, Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Park Service have joined with
Published: August 26, 2015
A group of bucks gather in the shade on the lawn of a 4th Street home on Tuesday afternoon.
Published: August 26, 2015
Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., said on Tuesday he fully expects legislation reviving the Yucca Mountain nuclear dump project to be passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.“It’ll get 400 votes in the House in the 114th Congress,” he said in an interview on Tuesday. “It’s a bipartisan issue and it’s going to come out.”But Amodei said he thinks the plan
Published: August 25, 2015
July 1, 1974: First car arrivesThis continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.
Published: August 26, 2015
150 years agoThe military ball. Tonight is the Grand Military Ball, which is to be given by the Carson Zouaves, at the Pavilion. It will doubtless be the finest affair of the sort ever had in Nevada. There will be no doubt be numerous in attendance of the Carson ladies, and the knowledge of that fact spread abroad in the
Published: August 26, 2015
Carson, Fiorina not lifetime politiciansThe comment “conservatives like to use scare tactics” is so funny considering Obama wants to delay Social Security checks just so he can screw the Republicans on the budget debate. We once had a government where the people ruled the government and served in temporary service to run the government. That was overtaken by greed in
Published: August 26, 2015
The name Pradere has been a common one around the Carson High football program since 2009.Brock Pradere played four years of football, two on varsity, for the Senators. He caught 42 passes in his career for 535 yards and six scores, all of those TDs coming in his senior season back in 2011 when Carson compiled a 10-2 record and
Published: August 26, 2015
After a one-year hiatus, Monica Halverson is back in charge of the Dayton High volleyball program.Halverson returns after Dayton went 21-10 under coach Mike Edmiston. She left the program after the 2013 season for personal reasons.The team opens its 2015 season Friday at the two-day Yerington Tournament.“I decided I wanted to come back,” Halverson said. “I missed it. Ben (my
Published: August 26, 2015
Routines can be our best teachers. For me, it’s grocery shopping: load the shopping cart, pay, load the car, squeeze in a few more errands, unload the car, load the refrigerator and finally reheat some leftovers before low-blood sugar sets in and my teenager complains “there’s nothing good to eat”. Within this mundane, the check-out line is my one opportunity
Published: August 26, 2015
Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for Aug. 19. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations:Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive, scored 100 points. Melvin’s Car Wash & Detail, 1510 N. Carson St., scored 100 points. Starbucks, 2320 S. Carson St., scored 100 points. Dotty’s, 3305 Market St., Suite
Published: August 26, 2015
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has been awarded a $300,000 federal grant to help support its ongoing initiatives in the People’s Republic of China and Poland.The grant was awarded under the State Trade Export Promotion (STEP) program.The goal of the GOED programs is to increase not only the number of Nevada businesses exporting but the value of those exports
Published: August 26, 2015
A road diet can cut accidents perhaps a third or more by calming traffic, the engineer overseeing Carson City’s downtown makeover project said Tuesday.Speaking to Rotarians at the Carson Nugget, Danny Rotter of the Public Works Department said slimming a main street — in Carson’s case by reducing four lanes to three and widening sidewalks — may cut pedestrian accidents
Published: August 26, 2015
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.MONDAYAt 9:11 p.m., Lloyd Stevens, 36, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony burglary and violation of a temporary protection order after deputies responded to reports of a residential burglary near the 2300 block of Sherman Lane. Bail was set
Published: August 26, 2015
The Carson City Animal Services Initiative is hosting its 8th annual Bark, Whine and Dine fundraising event Saturday.This event is one of CASI’s biggest fundraising efforts to raise money to build a new animal shelter in Carson City. The event is expected to raise around $12,000 to go toward its $200,000 goal to help build the shelter. The event, happening
Published: August 26, 2015
Gaining access to world-class cancer care just got easier for Northern Nevadans. A new alliance is bringing state-of-the-art treatment for rare and complicated cancers, expanded avenues to clinical trials, and expert second opinions to the community’s doorstep.Carson Tahoe Health, the state’s only “gold-level” accredited cancer center, said Tuesday it’s teaming up with Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). Part of the University
Published: August 26, 2015
Gov. Brian Sandoval says he’s hopeful Monday’s meeting with President Obama is going to help prevent the need to list the greater sage grouse.“We discussed the critical need for efforts to protect populations of the greater sage grouse through a conservation plan based on cutting edge science, common sense best practices and collaborative decision-making,” he said following the discussion in
Published: August 26, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $195,805 in funding for four health centers in Nevada.The Affordable Care Act money will expand quality improvement and infrastructure systems to improve primary care service delivery in those centers.“The awards will help health centers continue to provide comprehensive primary care to the nation’s most vulnerable communities,” said Jim Macrae, acting
Published: August 26, 2015
RENO — The judges included Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison instead of billionaire investor Mark Cuban, and they took a lighter touch with nervous contestants, but organizers hope a Nevada business pitch competition styled after “Shark Tank” helps give promising entrepreneurs the same kind of boost as the hit reality TV show. Ten entrepreneurs made the hard sell to Hutchison and
Published: August 26, 2015
RENO — Cabela’s has announced plans to celebrate its annual Fall Great Outdoor Days event with sales, guest appearances, seminars, family activities, sponsor exhibits and demonstrations through Monday, Sept. 7.This weekend’s activities (Saturday and Sunday) include archery at Cabela’s inflatable archery range in front of the store from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., kayak 101 at 11 a.m., fly tying
Published: August 26, 2015
Donald Trump is an American billionaire businessman running for president of the United States. He has made many claims, one being that he would bring jobs back to America from foreign countries. If I had the chance to interview Trump, I would ask him this:“Mr. Trump, you claim to want to create jobs here and bring back jobs from China
Published: August 25, 2015
Repeat after me: Republicans never blow an opportunity to blow an opportunity.And it seems that even when they do something right, they find a way to do it wrong. Such is the case with Nevada’s new universal school voucher program called “Education Savings Accounts.”Yes, ESAs are a type of voucher program, though we’re not supposed to call it a voucher
Published: August 25, 2015
Our policemen, sheriff’s deputies and Nevada Highway Patrol troopers put their lives on the line every day for Nevadans. Major incidences do not occur often, but when they do, the majority of residents support those who put the uniform on to protect us.The senseless murder of Carson City Deputy Carl Howell illustrates that point as does the killing of two
Published: August 25, 2015
Just two seconds after I sat down on my living room couch, Molly jumped onto my lap, licking my face. That puppy had followed me into the house, getting in my way as I tried to enter the back door. I’d never had Molly be that glad to see me before.I’d just returned from four days in the hospital in
Published: August 25, 2015
The Minden-Tahoe Airport’s Aviation Roundup featured aircraft at a static display and U.S. Navy and Air Force jets performing aerial demonstrations. The Thunderbirds, the precision flight team of the U.S. Air Force, wowed thousands of spectators in attendance. For more photos of the air show, go to the LVN Facebook page.
Published: August 25, 2015
My great-grandfather was a Basque sheepherder. He came from the Pyrenees Mountains in the Basque Country and made his home in our Sierra Nevada. The ancient practice of sheepherding thrives in our state even today, providing jobs and opportunities for many immigrant families, as it did mine. But a new rule from the United States Department of Labor now threatens
Published: August 25, 2015
At an early age, Alex Segura-Garcia received a guiding hand toward achieving a higher education. That experience left an impression on him and has shaped his professional career.Now, as Western Nevada College’s new Jump Start College Coordinator, Segura-Garcia has the opportunity to make a difference for many Northern Nevada students and their families. Helping them prepare to join WNC’s Jump
Published: August 25, 2015
Busing problems continue for the Churchill County School District with parents saying they are not happy with how the situation was handled or with the excuses.A handful of parents vented on social media about their experiences with the school district after hundreds of students were left outside last week for more than an hour waiting for buses and some students
Published: August 25, 2015
Oasis Academy is off to a great start for the school year.Not only did the school grow in the size of the student body, but it also expanded its walls and improved a few areas.Principal Melissa Mackedon said the school has been very fortunate since it opened in 2011. She said Old Fallon LLC, which owns the building, the city
Published: August 25, 2015
The announcement of a new facility came at the right time for Churchill County’s senior citizens.To coincide with National Senior Citizen Day on Friday, the official announcement of a matching grant to help with the first two phases of a new center was welcomed with applause as Comptroller Alan Kalt discussed details. Kalt said the Senior Center’s coalition board, architect
Published: August 25, 2015
Western Nevada College Fallon is offering several interesting non-credit courses this fall through its Community Education Division. The courses are designed to enrich the cultural, social and recreational life of our community. Course details, fees and registration information are available at www.wnc.edu/ce. — click on Non-Credit Class Schedule.Employability Skills TrainingEach session meets Friday 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-noon.
Published: August 25, 2015
Banner Churchill Community Hospital:August 8, 2015Aliyah Grace Funkhouser-Boatman to Kayla Marie Random and Eric Anthony Boatman, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measuring 20 inches.August 12, 2015A boy, Kinzer Daniel Ross Ausano to Tori Edgington and David Ausano, weighing 9 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 20 inches.August 13, 2015A boy, Dominic Cruz Beisch to Katie LeAnn Trojillo and Donald Louis
Published: August 25, 2015
The following marriage licenses were issued by the Churchill County Clerk’s/Treasurer’s office.July 2, 2015Michael Brandon Ross, 21, and Christine Louise Ogle, 20, both of Silver Springs.Danny Vasallo Sancho Jr., 31, and Christy Michelle Flanigan, 38, Both of Fallon. July 6, 2015Gregory Willis Teliczan, 30, of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Samantha Jacqueline Rubin, 28, of Fernley. July 7, 2015Michael Lee Adams II,
Published: August 25, 2015
Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio will visit Fallon on Tuesday at the convention center.Rubio has a rally at the Peppermill casino in Reno on Monday evening. The next day, he’ll visit the Carson City Community Center before going to Yerington at 2 p.m. and then Fallon for the 5:30 p.m. rally. Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison is chairing his campaign in
Published: August 25, 2015
The three newest members of the Carson High Football Hall of Fame — Bruce Vidmar, Ryan Green and Ryan Bauman — were introduced to the community at the annual kick-off dinner Saturday night at Mills Park.Green and Bauman played for then head coach and current CHS athletic director Bob Bateman, and both players were each 14-4 in their final two
Published: August 23, 2015
Coyotes attacking dogs on trails prompted Carson City’s Parks and Recreation Department to issue a warning Monday to pet owners.“It appears most of these incidents have occurred on the trails in east Carson City,” according to the department, “specifically at the Riverview Park Wetlands Trail, Empire Ranch Trail and the Mexican Ditch Trail.”Scott Fahrenbruch, the department’s deputy director, elaborated on
Published: August 24, 2015
Optimism is running high on the pitch.With a senior-laden club, the Fallon girls soccer team is shooting for that elusive trip to the Division I-A state tournament.First, though, the offense must rise to the standard of rivals South Tahoe (the defending state champ) and Truckee. The Lady Wave’s effort in the offensive third of the field the second half of
Published: August 25, 2015
Rebuilding is a process, especially with a young core and a rookie head coach.Still, there is optimism surrounding the Fallon boys soccer team. The Greenwave ushers in a new era with coach Miguel Orduna, who takes over for the departed Nate Waite.Fallon returns several players from last year’s playoff team, which was bounced, 4-1, by Truckee. However, a slim roster
Published: August 25, 2015
A stacked lineup and determination to boot, the Fallon girls tennis team is on a mission to return to the state tournament.This time around, however, the Lady Wave expects to improve after being dismissed by Faith Lutheran, 15-3, in the team tournament last year.Fallon opens the season Tuesday at 3 p.m. at North Tahoe.“I’m sure the girls are putting a
Published: August 25, 2015
It is new, yet with some of the same for the Fallon boys tennis team.The Greenwave have a new duo leading the coaching charge in Jesse and Jessica Nuckolls after John and Julie Moore stepped down after last season. The Moores, though, are assisting their rookie counterparts.“We have been learning a lot from them,” Jesse Nuckolls said.As for the team,
Published: August 25, 2015
Trying to build on last year’s success and competing in several big cross country meets could turn the Greenwave into a contender for 2015.Tristen Thomson, who placed 13th, and one who just missed out on the girls side, Chloe Overlie, Fallon is loaded and ready to take a stab at competing for a team title this season. With eight boys
Published: August 25, 2015
The team qualified for the state tournament, but they didn’t qualify as a team.It was a curious turn of events last year for the Fallon girls golf team, but the results matched the goals for each golfer.This year, however, Fallon returns to the links aiming to get at least its trio of seniors back to the state tournament and hopefully
Published: August 25, 2015
Call it one of the worst Groundhog Day episodes in sports.When healthy, the Lady Wave volleyball team was strong last season. But as soon as someone went down with an injury, Fallon would take a step back, reset and start over. Then the team would be back to full strength before another thing would go wrong.“Last year, we were just
Published: August 25, 2015
With a crippling left hook, Reno’s Oscar Vasquez sent the crowd into a frenzy.The 28-year-old Hug High grad blasted Jose Toribio with a kidney shot, paralyzing the San Diego fighter and dropping him to the canvas to score a knockout win in the seventh round during Saturday’s eighth annual Fallon Fights at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.Vasquez, a 122-pound flyweight, improved
Published: August 25, 2015
The Nevada football team wrapped up its preseason training camp on Saturday by naming its team captains after an energetic scrimmage at Mackay Stadium.The scrimmage, which was open to university faculty and staff, featured a variety of in-game scenarios as the Wolf Pack is now just eight days away from its season-opener at Mackay Stadium. Newly named starting quarterback Tyler
Published: August 25, 2015
Roger Moellendorf, Carson City’s Parks and Recreation Department director, was mildly surprised but well short of startled by a federal ranking concerning nature’s benevolence here.He was responding to news the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in a “natural amenities index,” had rated Carson City — a consolidated city and county — as the 27th best county among 3,111 in most of
Published: August 25, 2015
Minden, Nev. — A Carson City man is free after posting a $175,012 bond in connection with his arrest for allegedly trying to extort $900 from an elderly Minden resident.Michael John, 39, and Sonny Sterio, 41, are denying they followed an infirm 74-year-old to his home after allegedly accosting him at a Carson grocery store parking lotSterio, a Fresno resident,
Published: August 25, 2015
To Honor Terry Rogne with love and respect, Rogne Realty will be closed August 28th.
Published: August 25, 2015
Dec. 08, 1928 - Aug. 16, 2015Douglas (Bud) Brooks passed away at his Ranch in Lovelock, Nevada at the age of 87 with his loving wife, Ruth, at his side. Bud is survived by Ruth, his wife of 64 years, his sister (Gen), 8 children, 27 grandchildren, and 33 great grandchildren. It is said that a man can be measured
Published: August 25, 2015
May 31, 1955 - Aug. 20, 2015Terry passed away at home surrounded by family and friends on August 20, 2015 at age 60. Terry was born and raised in Fallon, Nevada and was a beloved member of the community. He held several positions with the Churchill County Telephone Company (CC Communications), retiring in 2004 as a Customer Service Engineer. He
Published: August 25, 2015
Crafters are needed for the third annual Silver Bells Craft Fair planned Oct. 10-11 at the Carson City Community Center. Spaces, 10 feet by 10 feet, are available. Applications must be received by Sept. 11. The fair’s proceeds go to the Carson City Senior Center’s meals program. Set up is from 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 9. For more information,
Published: August 25, 2015
Public Invited to Celebrate Opening of “Comstock Wabi-Sabi” Exhibition on August 29thA free reception with live music and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the opening of Brian Schorn’s new exhibition in Virginia City will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Art and Retreat Center, where Schorn will share two dozen pieces in “Comstock Wabi-Sabi.”Schorn, visiting artist with
Published: August 25, 2015
Although numerous pests have been plaguing my garden this year, my gardening spirit can’t be stifled. I find myself thinking about planting a fall veggie garden. Many plants will not only tolerate our late summer and fall temperature fluctuations, but will actually thrive. To be successful with a late summer planting for a fall harvest, plant seeds with that reach
Published: August 24, 2015
It seems a lot of parents are not comfortable talking to their children about money (as well as a couple of other topics).Your children can benefit from learning about money and it will help them grow up as responsible adults with better lives.Giving to your children, whatever they want, when they ask for it, does not show love. It just
Published: August 24, 2015
150 years agoWicked old Bigler. In the Copperhead Convention, which was held in Sacramento on Saturday night, John Bigler got up and said that he had voted the Democratic ticket for 36 years. He also declared himself 61 years old. What an awful pile of sin that old cuss has to answer for!130 years agoEmpire items, Mexican Mill. They are
Published: August 24, 2015
Requests for changes to accommodate a third floor and residential/commercial reconstruction of downtown’s former Citibank building will go to Carson City’s Planning Commission Wednesday.The Hop and Mae Adams Foundation is seeking a special use permit to breach the allowed building height by three feet and variance approval to reduce required setbacks. The large building with its interior already gutted, which
Published: August 24, 2015
With temperatures easing down a bit it may be time for seniors to consider hiking again. Weekly group hikes are fine as they come with trained guides. Those are group hikes that can be fun, but ones with just you and friends may be your choice. I’ll suggest a couple that I have enjoyed.Easiest is just walking around the Capitol
Published: August 24, 2015
April 22, 1910: Part 2Mark twain called by death; famous writer dies of broken heart at Connecticut homeIt is certain to be recalled that Mark Twain was for more than 50 years an inveterate smoker, and the first conjecture of the laymen would be that he had weakened his heart by over-indulgence in tobacco. Dr. Halsey said tonight he was
Published: August 24, 2015
ZEPHYR COVE — Nevada Congressman Mark Amodei, R-Carson City, recalled cleaning toilets at Sand Harbor. Chris Bently, chief executive officer of Bently Enterprises, said his first sunburn happened on the beaches around Round Hill Pines Beach as a kid.Those were some of the stories business, state and federal leaders referred to during the 2015 Lake Tahoe Summit at Round Hill
Published: August 24, 2015
Elvin Fred was sentenced to life in prison with a possibility of parole Monday in District Court for drug trafficking level three.Fred, along with six other individuals, were arrested when Tri-Net Narcotics Task Force raided a house in the 3500 block of Desatoya Drive in early March. Authorities seized nearly 11 ounces of methamphetamine with a street value of more
Published: August 24, 2015
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 11:30 a.m., Ashley McKnight, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony embezzlement. No bail was set. At 12:03 p.m., a 20-year-old Reno man was arrested on suspicion of hit and run, eluding, obstructing, driving with a revoked license
Published: August 24, 2015
Nevada got top grades from small business owners for tax code and zoning but was rated average on licensing, training and hiring issues, according to Thumbtack of San Francisco.The ratings covered all states and some cities and were done by Thumbtack, a technology-based marketplace firm that connects Americans with small firms and professionals. The ratings were based on surveys of
Published: August 24, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval planned Monday to talk privately with President Barack Obama about keeping the greater sage grouse off the endangered species list in 11 Western states. The Republican governor planned to meet with the Democratic president after welcoming him at McCarran International Airport for a clean energy conference at the nearby Las Vegas Strip. The
Published: August 24, 2015
May 11, 1923 - Aug. 2, 2015Gavin (Gabe) Hoelzel, 92, a former resident of Carson City, passed away Aug. 2 in Park Meadows Assisted Living, Overland Park, KS. He leaves many friends from the Carson Valley area including Masons, Shriners, Kiwanis, Walmart employees and neighbors. He is survived by Luella, his wife of 69 years, and three daughters, Shirley Proctor
Published: August 24, 2015
May 4, 1937 - Aug. 9, 2015Judge Norm ‘Robbie’ Robison May 4, 1937 - Aug. 9, 2015 Judge Norm ‘Robbie’ Robison passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening at 11:12 pm after a short illness. He was 78 years old. Born May 4, 1937 he grew up in Elsinore, California and joined the Navy in 1954. He met his soon-to-be wife, Jeanette,
Published: August 24, 2015
Nov. 16, 1952 - Aug. 11, 2015A memorial for David Kent Lyle will be held August 22nd at 11 am at Autumn Funerals & Cremations.
Published: August 24, 2015
RENO — A California-based company has broken ground on a $30 million battery recycling plant that federal officials say will be the first of its kind in the world. AquaMetals is building the plant at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center east of Reno where Tesla Motors is building its electric battery factory. The U.S Department of Agriculture guaranteed a $42
Published: August 24, 2015
I have been having a discussion with agents from other states regarding ObamaCare and their states seem to be having it worse than Nevada and California, when it comes their states’ health insurance premiums.Both Nevada and California set up their own state exchanges and that seems to be paying dividends. Covered California has had a better run than the Nevada
Published: August 24, 2015
Teachers and students heading back to school will notice a buffet of new education programs thanks to a busy session of the Nevada Legislature this spring. From perks to help fight the state’s severe teacher shortage to a brand new scholarship for college students in need, here are things to look out for: TEACHER SHORTAGE Clark County School District made
Published: August 24, 2015
A Fallon man was arrested Saturday on charges for carrying an assault-style rifle and loaded semi-automatic pistol while under the influence of alcohol, reports the Fallon Police Department.Capt. Ron Wenger said officers responded to a report of a man carrying a rifle at Williams Avenue and Taylor Street. He said officers saw Jake Alesna McDaniel, 34, concealing the unloaded rifle
Published: August 24, 2015
One of the things Carson football coach Blair Roman wanted to see Saturday was crisp offensive execution.When the 90-minute scrimmage, which included 11-on-11, punting, PATs and goal line situations ended, Roman was for the most part pleased with what he saw.“I’d have to have film to look at, but I’d say a B-minus,” he said. “There were a couple of
Published: August 23, 2015
A year ago, Carson High’s girls soccer team had trouble finding the back of the net.The Senators were shut out five times, and in two other matches, scored just once.Carson hopes to change its fortunes when it hosts Reno in its Division I opener Sept. 1 at 7 p.m.“It’s a different group this year,” Carson coach Greg Lehman. “This year
Published: August 23, 2015
The most veteran-laden squad in Western Nevada College softball program history enters the fall with the confidence and experience to produce success.With 15 players returning from last year’s team who won a team-record 23 games, the Wildcats begin the fall scrimmage season with a lineup capable of competing against the best the Scenic West Athletic Conference has to offer.To improve
Published: August 23, 2015
Training tomorrow’s technically proficient manufacturing workers will move from ramped up status to takeoff in Carson City at the end of August.That’s a key takeaway from interviews with representatives at Western Nevada College (WNC), the college’s foundation and others associated with or heading a similar direction to forge a Northern Nevada workforce ready for the likes of Tesla, SWITCH and
Published: August 23, 2015

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