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150 years agoLegislative cheers. The patriots of the Assembly took a recess about the time “Old Glory” was raised to the top of the new flagstaff, and standing on the balcony of the Capitol, they gave three hearty cheers.130 years agoOn his rounds. Carson was honored yesterday morning by the presence of its Democratic United States Senator. He appears fat
Published: February 11, 2016
Cruz not eligible to be presidentThe Republicans are placing on our ballot a person not eligible to serve as president of the United States. A natural-born citizen of the United States of America cannot be anything else. They are born on American soil of American citizen parents and can claim no citizenship to any other country, since no other country
Published: February 11, 2016
Editor’s note: The following column is the first in a series about family law issues affecting Nevada families. Obtaining a divorce is often not only traumatic, but expensive and time consuming. In an effort to help streamline the process and reduce costs, Nevada permits parties to obtain a divorce by use of a Joint Petition rather than the traditional adversarial
Published: February 11, 2016
What used to be a night of volcanic eruptions and Mentos-exploding soda has now become an opportunity for Empire Elementary students and families to explore the STEM field through activities using science, technology, engineering and math at Empire’s STEM night.“Empire’s STEM night was designed to introduce families and students to the STEM field in fun and exciting ways,” said Evelyn
Published: February 11, 2016
Stating that it was too warm to ski, Australian visitors Ian Davies and Reg Pugh decided to skip the slopes in favor of the links Thursday afternoon at the Sunridge Golf Course. Temperatures climbed into the 60s this week. LEFT: Troy Denzer of Minden unloads his golf cart at Sunridge on an unusually warm winter day Thursday.
Published: February 11, 2016
This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.
Published: February 11, 2016
A social anthropologist and portrait painter who lives in Jerusalem, Israel, is visiting Carson City to talk about her art and the process she undergoes to make it.The Capital City Arts Initiative is hosting Zoe Bray at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Carson City Community Development Building, 108 E. Proctor St. A reception for the artist starts at 6:15 p.m.Bray,
Published: February 11, 2016
Carson High’s boys basketball team shoots for a perfect league season tonight when it visits arch-rival Douglas.Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at Randy Green Court.Both teams are headed for the playoffs. Carson, 15-0 in league play and 21-5 overall, has already locked up the No. 1 Sierra League ranking and hosts No. 4 Reed next Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Published: February 11, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... Cam Newton couldn’t have staged a more brilliant Super Bowl press conference. Yes, he was surly to the media. Yes, he gave meaningless, short grunts of an answer to most every question. And, yes, he just got up and walked out after a couple minutes. But after the game nobody focused on how
Published: February 11, 2016
With its current bonding capacity and its capital projects fund, Carson City School District is looking at beginning construction on $11.5 million of building projects by the summer of 2017.That’s what the district estimates it would cost just for mainly needed improvements in maintenance and infrastructure. The district also has a list of priorities, which is more of a wish
Published: February 11, 2016
An early morning gunshot wound described as self-inflicted resulted in a medical helicopter landing at Douglas High School.Douglas County deputies and East Fork Fire District medics responded to the 800 block of Ironwood Court at 4:30 a.m., according to the sheriff’s office.The man had a gunshot wound to the abdomen, according to sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Pat Brooks. He was taken
Published: February 11, 2016
Niki Gladys has been named executive director of the Western Nevada College Foundation.Gladys was on the foundation’s board for seven years — most recently as board president — before interviewing for the director’s position.She resigned her position with KNPB, Northern Nevada’s PBS station, to take the job.“It’s something I have a lot of passion around,” she said. “It’s a nice
Published: February 11, 2016
The federal Justice Department has agreed to help study and pay for the Nevada Supreme Court’s bail reform project.Nevada Supreme Court Justice Jim Hardesty, who convinced the high court to change the existing pre-trial release system in Nevada, said federal experts will help develop an “evidence based, pre-trial release” instrument to help judges around the state decide who should be
Published: February 11, 2016
Led by double-digit increases in construction, wholesale durable goods and home furnishings sales, taxable sales increased 6.2 percent statewide in November.Total reported sales were more than $4.2 billion for the month.Churchill County Comptroller Alan Kalt said the strong numbers in statewide taxable sales are coming from Clark and Washoe counties, which benefit the smaller counties.Churchill County turned in a modest
Published: February 11, 2016
The Brooklyn, New York-based ensemble, Banda Magda, is not your usual pop band. They draw upon a variety of musical styles—from samba to some of the classics of French chanson from ‘50s mid-century classic American Jazz/Pop such as a cover of Peggy Lee’s “Fever” to Brazilian beats and Colombian cumbia.They weave these diverse strands into a dynamically finessed musical stew.
Published: February 11, 2016
It’s the middle of February, the time of year when your average American male reaches his annual low point. The Super Bowl is over and Valentine’s Day is looming near. To quote an old line from the TV show Hee Haw (and I almost never quote the TV show Hee Haw) it’s a time of “gloom, despair and agony on
Published: February 11, 2016
UNCE CLASS ON AG OUTLOOKThe class Nevada Agriculture Outlook examines how agriculture is a key sector to the state’s economy as well as for many of Nevada’s rural economies. How will international and national economic trends impact Nevada’s agricultural prices and financial viability of the state’s farms as well as potential impacts of sage grouse designation? Lastly, what is the
Published: February 11, 2016
After years of hard work, planning and preparation, Peri & Sons Farms announced it has recently become the first domestic, onion farming operation to achieve the Sustainably Grown certification from SCS Global Services (SCS). The certification also extends to the company’s entire USDA Organic certified vegetable farming operation.The certification was issued by SCS in accordance with the producer requirements of
Published: February 11, 2016
Carol asked me recently, “Are there any flowers that deer won’t eat?” This is a question I am asked repeatedly. Are there any deer-resistant plants? Well, it depends. A sufficiently hungry deer will find almost any plant palatable. The Sunset Western Garden Book states, “Deer in different areas may have different tastes.” It reports deer seem to shun the following
Published: February 11, 2016
Americans spent nearly $19 billion in Valentine’s Day gifts last year, according to the National Retail Federation. Much of this money went for gifts with short shelf lives, such as candy, flowers and restaurant meals (and about $700 million was spent on gifts for pets). There’s certainly nothing wrong with giving chocolates or roses. But this year, think about going
Published: February 11, 2016
Long ago, as a reporter for his college newspaper, Ron covered city hall, including Urbana township, which provided public aid to poor residents.Monthly, he’d hear low-paid town board members discuss particular challenges faced by needy folks and the amounts of aid to provide them. The widow Roberts had unexpected doctor bills and could use an extra $75 this month. Disabled
Published: February 11, 2016
Photographer and graphic designer Jack Hursh has a thing about barns. In fact, he’s spent much of the past several decades trying to chronicle the stories related to barns throughout western Nevada and in other communities.Hursh has photographed dozens of barns over the years, with many of his images displayed in local art galleries and in various art shows.About a
Published: February 11, 2016
Dear readers, I am making a shameless plea to everyone for help. We have almost lost two of our faithful volunteers in the huge pot-holes that dot our driveway. Yes, they are so deep thatif you drove a Mini Cooper out to the shelter, you would be forever sucked into the muddy void. That is why I’m asking if you
Published: February 11, 2016
Although this year’s Valentine’s Day falls on Sunday, events for all ages will span the entire weekend with downtown activities, a night out for dinner and dancing with lovers and friends. Others, though, are spending their money on flowers and jewelry.The Retail Association of Nevada expects more than 1.2 million adults in Nevada will celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, spending
Published: February 11, 2016
The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court.Shelly Medicine-Eagle’s public defender requested modifications to a restraining order in Fallon at a status hearing during testimony regarding her probation status. The state strongly opposed any modifications to the order and none was made.Cody W. Baltazar entered a plea of not guilty to the possession of a controlled substance
Published: February 11, 2016
100 Years AgoEditor Eagle: We are not all dead in Dixie yet, but we are pretty well hemmed in. Lots of snow, it was 20 below on January 30, but has thawed every day since. February 2nd, we had quite a shake-up which lasted about 10 seconds. The same night a rabid coyote came to our back door and fought
Published: February 11, 2016
Churchill County Senior Center 310 E. Court St.;Fallon, NV 89406775-423-7096 Monday–Thursday 11 a.m., Monday–Friday lunch 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Age 60 and over: $3 suggested donation; under 60: $6. MondayCenter ClosedHolidayPresidents’ DayTuesdayBBQ ChickenCucumber SaladBaked Acorn SquashBiscuitAmbrosia WednesdayBirthday CelebrationBeef BrisketPotato SaladBaked BeansCorn MuffinSliced OrangesBirthday CakeThursdayPork Chop w/Apple RingsGarden SaladRed Pepper CouscousZucchiniApplesauceDinner Roll FridaySalisbury SteakBLT Pasta SaladMashed PotatoesGreen Beans w/mushroomsPeach Crisp
Published: February 11, 2016
The Churchill Economic Development Authority offers a twist to its monthly breakfast on Wednesday morning.A presentation on technology and workforce development in the community will be hosted by the Churchill County Library and features a symposium of speakers beginning at 6:45 a.m. The Courtyard will cater breakfast at the library, while Nevada Computer Works is sponsoring the breakfast meeting. RSVP
Published: February 11, 2016
The Fallon Relay for Life is kicking off the 2016 season with a Valentine’s Dance on Saturday at the Old Post Office.The Be My Valentine Dance is from 6-9 p.m., and the cost is $5 a person or three cans of food to be donated to the New Frontier Food Bank.“We are helping New Frontier with the food drive at
Published: February 11, 2016
Western Nevada College is offering several new non-credit courses this spring 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.Basic Computer OperationsMeets Thursdays and Fridays, begins April 14, 6 p.m –9 p.m. Students will learn
Published: February 11, 2016
Though the stands cleared out quickly beforehand on Tuesday night, those who missed the Greenwave varsity boys team’s last game missed one of their arguably best performances of the season at home, defeating the Truckee Wolverines 50-33.The Wave enter the post-season 10-15 overall and 7-9 in D1-A, while the Wolverines remain last at 2-20 overall and 0-14 in league with
Published: February 11, 2016
Nearly three months of preparation and weekly tournaments will be put to the test this weekend when the Division I-A region converges in the Lahontan Valley.For the first time in school history, Fallon will be hosting the regional wrestling tournament today and Saturday with a trip to next week’s state tournament on the line. All eight teams ride into Fallon
Published: February 11, 2016
This isn’t your typical weeknight dual.It’s nothing like Senior Night and it’s bigger than any tournament that has called the Elmo Dericco Gym for a weekend.The biggest wrestling tournament in the region comes to Fallon this weekend when eight Division I-A teams will battle to send as many wrestlers to next week’s state tournament in Primm. For Fallon, hosting this
Published: February 11, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . .Cam Newton couldn’t have staged a more brilliant Super Bowl press conference. Yes, he was surly to the media. Yes, he gave meaningless, short grunts of an answer to most every question. And, yes, he just got up and walked out after a couple minutes. But after the game nobody focused on
Published: February 11, 2016
RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack couldn’t wait to take the court Wednesday night against the Air Force Falcons.“Our guys walked into Lawlor Events Center tonight thinking that they were going to win and expecting to win,” Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman said.The Wolf Pack did just that, cruising to an easy 72-52 victory over the Falcons in front of
Published: February 11, 2016
Western Nevada College sophomore center fielder DJ Peters has been selected as the Scenic West Athletic Conference Player of the Week for his offensive output during the opening week of the season.Peters provided the Wildcats with a home run, four RBI, two runs scored and two walks.“DJ has started the spring in midseason form,” said WNC coach D.J. Whittemore. “This
Published: February 11, 2016
Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting a steady increase of positive Influenza (flu) cases. Overall, Carson City, Lyon and Douglas counties saw 27 cases testing positive for influenza. About 59 percent of those tested were positive for Influenza strain B, a slightly higher percentage of this specific strain than was seen in previous years at this time.
Published: February 11, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is looking for the driver of a pickup truck that rammed an apartment building on Hot Springs Road, severing gas lines to four units.Sheriff Kenny Furlong said the wreck forced the evacuation of 15-20 people living in the complex until the gas was shut off by Southwest Gas workers late Wednesday night.Four units of the
Published: February 11, 2016
The author of “Warrior Wife” will talk about the struggles military wives face in a free presentation at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at Hilltop Community Church, 3588 Romans Road, Carson City.Hillary Sigrist will share insights she received from personal experience and God’s inspiration while supporting her husband through his multiple deployments to the Middle East. She will talk to
Published: February 11, 2016
Bill Hancpol,57, passed away February 7, 2016 in Carson City, NV. He was born October 14, 1958 in West Covina, CA to William and Bobette Hancpol. Bill, along with his wife of thirty-two years, Kimberly, accomplished his life-long dream of owning and operating their own trucking business, Hancpol Trucking. He was a man that enjoyed going to work every day
Published: February 11, 2016
The former Facebook page of Carson City Harley-Davidson recently changed its name to Battle Born Harley-Davidson.On Facebook, the new owners, who have yet to identify themselves, say a deal is in the works to open the building at 2900 Research Way.“Harley is under new Ownership...doors aren’t open as of yet, paperwork to finish. We will offer updates ASAP ...,” a
Published: February 11, 2016
A chance to eat chicken wings and other fare to raise money for Carson City Relay for Life is being offered Monday and Tuesday at Buffalo Wild Wings. The restaurant, at 3815 S. Carson St., is donating 10 percent of bills, not including tax, tips or promotional discounts, to anyone who mentions they are there for Relay for Life during
Published: February 11, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 7:45 a.m., Justin Snyder, 38, was arrested on suspicion of felony burglary warrant and possession of drug paraphernalia after deputies responded to the Highway 50 SlotWorld for an unrelated call. Bail was set at $21,000.At 3:13 p.m., Shaun Petrusa, 53, of
Published: February 11, 2016
RENO — Nevada’s Supreme Court justices are being asked to clarify state laws on self-defense and defense of others as they consider whether to revisit their recent reversal of a high-profile murder and conspiracy conviction in a 2011 casino shootout between rival biker gangs. The Washoe County district attorney has asked the high court to reconsider its Dec. 31 ruling
Published: February 11, 2016
RENO — The Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to give Nevada another 60 days to decide if it wants to oppose the agency’s plan to declare a toxic, abandoned mine in Yerington a priority Superfund site. The EPA originally gave Gov. Brian Sandoval until the end of January to make up his mind. Sandoval said he needed until the end
Published: February 11, 2016
An animal adoption event that pairs people with prospective pets is happening from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Petco on Topsy Lane in Carson City. Furry Speed Dating, a Valentine’s Day event sponsored by the Nevada Humane Society, offers a variety of cats and dogs who need permanent homes. Adults cats over the age of three are free. Adult
Published: February 11, 2016
The Carson Mall is hosting a range of events over Valentine’s Day weekend. More than 25 local vendors will be on hand offering crafts and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. A chocolate crawl is planned at 2 p.m. Sunday, when sweetheart photos and face painting will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A
Published: February 11, 2016
Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd is looking for feedback from her constituents at her monthly walkabout Friday in Mills Park.“Everyone having a say, sharing their ideas makes our governance more effective in crafting longterm beneficial outcomes for the community,” she said. To join in, meet on the steps of Carson City Community Center at noon, and take a sack lunch,
Published: February 11, 2016
Make a donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada between by April 1, and Carson City Toyota Scion will match it. Donations will be matched up to $10,000. For more information, go to www.bgcwn.org, or call 775-882-8820.
Published: February 11, 2016
BURNS, Ore. — Three of the four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon apparently turned themselves in Thursday, a day after authorities moved in to the property nearly six weeks into the takeover and arrested a figure in the fight against federal control of public lands. The holdouts were the last remnants of the group that seized
Published: February 11, 2016
On Sunday, Valentine’s Day, Dutch Bros. will donate $1 to Food For Thought for every drink purchased at the Carson City location in the mall parking lot.The Dutch Luv Day will take place from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. “We are excited to partner with Dutch Bros. and appreciate all the support the company and community has shown our organization.
Published: February 11, 2016
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is searching for information on an older white Lincoln Town Car driven by a white male and female, who possibly goes by “Dee.” There’s no further information on the couple.They are persons of interest in the attempted burglaries in the area of 6th and 7th streets in Silver Springs.The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office asks anyone
Published: February 11, 2016
Sara Lafrance is hosting a meet and greet in Fallon tonight at the Old Post Office from 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to Michon Mackedon at 775-423-4798.Lafrance has announced she is running for the Board of Regents position vacated by Ron Knecht.Lafrance is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno and is quite familiar with the university system, having served on
Published: February 11, 2016
BASEBALLJace Zampirro (Carson, Feather River): Has appeared in 2 games, 0-1 record, and allowed 8 runs and 8 hits in 4.1 innings. Has a 6.23 ERA.Adam Whitt (Carson-Houston Astros farmhand): Season has yet to start.Colby Blueberg (Carson-San Diego farmhand): Season has yet to start.Brock Pradere (Carson-Western Oregon): Hitting .294 with an RBI. Starting in right field.Conner Oliver (Dayton-Minot State): Hitting
Published: February 11, 2016
One of the big success stories in Carson High’s championship season has been the performance of 220-pounder Corey Jasper.Jasper, who was forced to cut down to 195 last year, has been a consistent performer all year in posting an 18-10 record heading into this weekend’s Northern 1A Regional Championships at Spanish Springs High School.Action gets under way at 3 p.m.
Published: February 11, 2016
Western Nevada College will welcome an experienced Arizona Western College baseball team for its home opener at John L. Harvey Field on Friday.“Arizona Western has a tremendous team and a solid program,” said WNC coach D.J. Whittemore. “We are pumped to compete with them and understand we will have to play good-to-great baseball to come out on top.”Arizona Western of
Published: February 11, 2016
Sikora needs votesDayton High’s Angela Sikora is involved in the Dream Fearlessly Fan Vote Contest. The contest is for 3-point shooting, and Sikora is one of the top long-range shooters in northern Nevada. The competition is bracket style and runs from today through Feb. 16. Fans can vote up to three times a day through their Twitter, Facebook and personal
Published: February 11, 2016
Some day you may realize the miracle of sitting in your living room and “seeing” a president deliver a speech in Washington or the presentation of grand opera in Chicago. But that day will not be in 1935, nor in 1936, nor — probably — in 1937. If, after the Radio Corporation of America has spent its millions in field
Published: February 11, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAYAt 6:07 a.m., Robert Wilson, 39, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony failure to appear warrant and no proof of insurance after deputies initiated a traffic stop near the 1400 block of Carson Street. Bail was set at $500.At
Published: February 11, 2016
Deacon Emilio Gonzalez and Father Doroteo Rojas-Serrano address the congregation at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville during Ash Wednesday services.
Published: February 11, 2016
RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack couldn’t wait to take the court Wednesday night against the Air Force Falcons.“Our guys walked into Lawlor Events Center tonight thinking that they were going to win and expecting to win,” Wolf Pack coach Eric Musselman said.The Wolf Pack did just that, cruising to an easy 72-52 victory over the Falcons in front of
Published: February 11, 2016
A California-based roots collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, swamp blues and the hot swing of the 1930s is visiting Minden’s CVIC Hall Feb. 19. Dustbowl Revival, named the Best Live Band in Los Angeles by LA Weekly, brings many styles of traditional American music to its performances. It has been performing good ol’ Americana since founder Z.
Published: February 11, 2016
Carson City Winter Wine, Spirits and All That Jazz, an evening of wine, beer and spirit tasting, is returning Feb. 27 to raise money for the Brewery Art Center. Organizers said the red carpet fundraiser features the best in art, music and entertainment the area has to offer. “Last year’s event was called one of the best this town has
Published: February 11, 2016
150 years agoFlopped. When the telegraph bill passed the Legislature, Col. Curry fired his cannon in honor of the event, and the gun behaved admirably. Yesterday assayed to fire a few charges in honor of the new flag-staff, then being raised on the plaza. The first and only charge completely upset the cannon, caused to turn a double somersault in
Published: February 11, 2016
Pipes disguised as highlighter pens and lipstick cases. Aerosol cans and water bottles that are secret containers for stashing drugs. Hannah McDonald, youth program coordinator and training specialist for Partnership Carson City, laid out in a presentation for counselors at Carson High School some of the ways youth are hiding their drug use.“There’s so many sneaky ways they have to
Published: February 11, 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders received rousing applause during the first Democrat debate when he said he had heard enough about Hillary Clinton’s “damn emails.” He’s partially right: we’ve all heard enough obfuscation about the private email server. It’s time now for an honest accounting of the laws Hillary and her staff broke. To do less is to pretend she is above
Published: February 11, 2016
In Stride Music at noon today at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.DJ Bobby G’s Country Night at 6 p.m. today at Living the Good Life, 1480 N. Carson St. DJ Bobby G will be featured at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the same location.Craig Fletcher with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson
Published: February 11, 2016
On the Jazz Side, a concert at 4 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center, will feature Madeline Eastman, a jazz singer called a “consummate, inventive, endlessly entertaining artist” by the LA Times.The Carson City Symphony, conducted by David Bugli, will offer a program of works by composers who showed an interest in
Published: February 11, 2016
A Reno man is restarting the Sierra Boys Choir, a musical ensemble active in the 1970s, who will perform six concerts a year in the Carson City and Reno area. Nathan Lundholm is looking for a choir teacher and director, positions that will be on a volunteer basis until the choir starts pulling in enough money to compensate the positions,
Published: February 11, 2016
More than four years ago my chiropractor told me, “Ken, I have a patient who is a Pearl Harbor survivor. Here’s his number, call him.” I called him and made arrangements to interview him. My life changed.After asking Roland Peachee basic questions, I learned he was born 67 days after my dad. Immediately I felt a connection to him. Both
Published: February 11, 2016
ABOVE: Elementary school teacher Dona Sharp’s Jump Club students perform at Bordewich-Bray Elementary Wednesday. LEFT: Fifth-grader Parker Story does jumps rope while doing push-ups Wednesday at Bordewich-Bray Elementary. The “Jump Club” performed for the whole school on Wednesday and has been meeting two mornings a week before school since October to practice. Kindergarten teacher Dona Sharp leads the 4th and
Published: February 11, 2016
Chandler Blueberg and Alexa Haight perform ‘When We Were Young’ Wednesday evening during the 2016 CHS Talent Show at the Carson City Community Center.
Published: February 11, 2016
Carson High School is currently seeking community volunteers to help judge senior projects.The high school is going to provide training to help judges understand all that’s expected of them.Senior Projects are mandatory for every student to complete in order to get their diploma. Students select a project and develop a portfolio based upon completion of the project. The students then
Published: February 10, 2016
Carson City Supervisor Jim Shirk is available six days a week, excluding Sundays, to meet with members of the community. Shirk says one of his goals is to improve communication between city government and citizens.“Government accountable to their citizens — constitutes one of the most important institutions of contemporary life,” Shirk said. “That is why we need to find ways
Published: February 10, 2016
Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell, in collaboration with the Navy League of the United States Carson City Council, presented Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval with a commemorative coin depicting both the recently christened USNS Carson City and the historic USS Carson City, a Tacoma-class frigate commissioned by the U.S. Navy from 1944-1945.The USNS Carson City is the seventh of a fleet
Published: February 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS — A Tesla Motors executive is asking Nevada regulators to reconsider the increase in fees solar customers pay. The Nevada Public Utilities Commission set new rates late last year for net metering, the process of people selling excess energy from their solar panels back to the utility. Rooftop solar companies say the decision prompted them to lay off
Published: February 10, 2016
Carson High School has come up with a plan to offer its auto body collision repair classes through Western Nevada College, but concerns over night classes and what kind of certification would be offered were raised at the Carson City School District Board meeting Tuesday night.The proposal to offer auto body collision repair courses at WNC and no longer offer
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John-Michael Gray, president of Triangle Labs, Inc. in Carson City will speak at the monthly meeting of Nevada Business Connections. The meeting will take place at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the Gold Dust West Casino, 2171 E. William St., Carson City. Doors open at 7:30.Triangle Labs, Inc. is an industry-leading and award-winning supplier of printed circuit boards, antennas,
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The Juvenile Court — which handles juvenile delinquency cases, cases involving the protection of children, and child support cases — agreed to be audited by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges in July 2015. The purpose of the audit is to assist the court in creating a trauma-responsive environment and develop and implement best practices and policies.
Published: February 10, 2016
Senior Airman Michael Anthony Beaton, 26, a member of the 152nd Maintenance Squadron, Nevada Air National Guard, died this week in a boating accident at Pyramid Lake. The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Police Department with assistance from the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office RAVEN helicopter began a search Monday night after Beaton’s truck was spotted unoccupied near shoreline of Pyramid Lake
Published: February 10, 2016
Edy (Eddie) Prudensio Martinez-Ramirez, 21, was identified as the man who died following a crash that occurred last Thursday on College Parkway in Carson City.The Nevada Highway Patrol’s initial report said a 2004 Ford F150 pickup was stolen from a residence in Carson City by Martinez-Ramirez. At 7:48 p.m., deputies received reports of a hit and run accident near Brown
Published: February 10, 2016
Carson City is working on new online applications to better serve residents and businesses.One application would utilize the reverse 911 system, called Code Red, to text residents a link to a digital map on the city’s website with up to the minute information on floods, fires and other emergencies. The plan is to make that available this spring, according to
Published: February 10, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.MONDAYAt 1:56 p.m., a 20-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of two counts of destruction of property and two counts of discharging a pellet gun after deputies responded to reports of property injury at the Williams Street Bank of America.
Published: February 10, 2016
It’s a video that always goes viral showing Stephen Curry, the star guard for the Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association, in his pre-game ritual before every game. Curry is shown dribbling two basketballs at once between his legs and in various other ways.At the first ball-handling clinic sponsored by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Nevada,
Published: February 10, 2016
150 years agoThe new flagstaff. The handsomenest and most substantial flagstaff in this state was raised on our Plaza yesterday. The topmost was fixed to the lower mast, and the whole staff was raised at once. It got into its place and position without the slightest accident. This is not so tall a staff as the one which was raised
Published: February 10, 2016
Eagle Valley’s seventh grade volleyball team is having quite a season. EV is off to an 8-1 start and recently won the Optimist Tournament in Lake Tahoe.In the tournament, EV went 2-1, and then went 5-1 on Saturday to take the championship. EV beat Carson Middle, lost to Incline and then beat South Tahoe, Pau Wa Lu and Carson Valley
Published: February 10, 2016
Carson High’s basketball team prides itself on its blue-collar work ethic, but for the first 16 minutes Tuesday night the Senators were outworked and outplayed by Bishop Manogue.That changed in the second half, especially the third quarter.The Senators, thanks to a stingy defense and the inside play of Tez Allen, outscored the Miners 14-2 in the third quarter and then
Published: February 10, 2016
Bishop Manogue bolted to a 22-0 lead and cruised to an 80-37 win over Carson Tuesday night at Morse Burley Gym.The Miners improved to 15-0 in league play, while Carson dropped to 5-11. The Senators finish the season Friday at Douglas.The last 6-plus minutes was played with a running clock, as the Miners got it to 72-32. Manogue played its
Published: February 10, 2016
This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.In the lobby of Carson City Health and Human Services’ clinic, a young woman, “Sarah” (name and narrative adapted due to the importance of patient privacy), waits for her appointment to be seen by the nurse practitioner. She’s interested in starting
Published: February 10, 2016
Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for Feb. 1. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations:Bleu Cafe, 244 E. Winnie Lane, scored 100 points. Bodine’s Casino, main bar, 5650 S. Carson St., 100 points. Bodine’s Casino, restaurant, 5650 S. Carson St., 100 points.Bodine’s Casino, sports bar, 5650 S. Carson St., 100
Published: February 10, 2016
I’ve been thinking a lot about life, death and love this past week. My good friend, Mike Fondi, passed away, and while I know he will be missed, he lived a good life. I was happy to be a small part of it. His mom and Ralph’s mom were best of friends, and the Fondis sat at our table for
Published: February 10, 2016
Valentine’s Day can be a difficult holiday for many people. For some, it’s a harsh reminder of the absence of having someone special in your life, whether it be from breakups, divorce or death. It can seem like everyone around you and everyone on social media is being celebrated and loved. How about using these reminders as cues to start
Published: February 10, 2016
Nevada is in the national spotlight for the presidential race now New Hampshire voters have spoken. It’s a bit more complicated in Nevada, a presidential caucus state. Democrats will gather on Saturday, Feb. 20 by 11 a.m.; Republicans on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m.Before I moved to Nevada in 1980, I was a non-partisan or Independent. I registered as
Published: February 10, 2016

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