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Carson City Treasurer Gayle Robertson announced this weekend she will run for re-election.Robertson, appointed treasurer in April 2015, by the Carson City Board of Supervisor, is seeking a two-year term starting in 2017. The city governing board appointed her to the office over two others after Al Kramer left as treasurer to assume a post in state government.“I would like
Published: February 7, 2016
Life is all about choices.We make choices everyday, and some choices affect just an individual. Others, however, can have an effect on an entire group.Carson played without one of its starters, Jared Rooker, on Friday against Galena because he was suspended for two games. It’s disappointing because Carson has a chance to accomplish something special. The Senators haven’t made a
Published: February 7, 2016
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Antwan Scott scored 23 points and John Gillon had 20 and Colorado State ended the game on a 17-5 run to defeat Nevada 76-67 on Saturday. Scott hit a 3-pointer that tied the game at 62 with 4:36 to play. Gillon followed with a layup and when he added two free throws with 1:14 left
Published: February 7, 2016
Carson City, Reno real estate offices merge Stark & Associates Commercial Real Estate/TCN Worldwide announced Linda Lee Reyes of Nevada Properties joined the Stark & Associates family, merging her Carson City office and 26 years of experience with Stark & Associates. The office at 214 W. Robinson St. will be operating as Stark & Associates Northern Nevada Properties.Stark & Associates/TCN
Published: February 7, 2016
Collision repair class at CHS shouldn’t be sackedDear Gov. Sandoval,I know you are concerned about the Nevada’s education system, as we all are. That is why I need you to be aware of Carson High School wanting to close the Collision Repair class at the end of this school year.Presently this class teaches 140 students, 6 percent of the entire
Published: February 7, 2016
Note: Menus for week of Feb. 8 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included.Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr.:MONDAY: Ham with pineapple, scalloped potatoes, peas and carrots, dinner rolls, pears and raspberry sherbet. TUESDAY: Chicken in orange sauce, brown rice, spring salad, assorted dressing, beans and mixed fruit.WEDNESDAY: Beef patties on whole wheat buns, tomatoes, onion,
Published: February 7, 2016
150 years ago“Paneful.” The concussion that resulted from the firing of Col. Curry’s cannon on Thursday night broke out no less than 19 panes of glass from the glass doors of Mr. Rail’s hardware store. One window and one lamp chimney were the damages to the Appeal office. When that cannon is fired again, it should be placed nearer the
Published: February 7, 2016
The Carson City School District recently approved the calendar for the 2016-2017 school year, making changes to the dates of spring break and winter break.The School Board approved the calendar, which included school starting on Aug. 22 and ending June 2, with Carson High graduation predicted for June 3. Students will see changes with the dates of spring break and
Published: February 7, 2016
Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center:To Alexis Kelley and Clayton Maldonado of Fernley, a daughter, Jada Mae Maldonado, born Jan. 29, 2016, weighing 7 pounds and 12 ounces. To Caryn Buttz and Dana Bal of Dayton, a daughter, Rylee Ka’ailehua O’Kalani Bal, born Jan. 29, 2016, weighing 7 pounds. To Stacie and Seth Tatman of Reno, a daughter, Scarlett Julianne Tatman,
Published: February 7, 2016
The following information applies to the period of Feb. 8-14. The Bellevue Road bridge over I-580 in Washoe Valley will be temporarily closed due to maintenance. The overpass and ramps are expected to be closed for approximately three months. Detours will be signed.Utility work will continue from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays at the following locations, with possible flagger
Published: February 7, 2016
Scott Smith of Re/Max Realty Affiliates in Gardnerville congratulates future homeowners Gary Dolan and Ashley Overlock after the first Canyon Vista home sold. Canyon Vista is on the corner of Clearview and Hillview drives in Carson City.
Published: February 7, 2016
The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark.SILVER DOLLAR: In his Eagle Scout project, Thomas Reed led the effort to make needed improvements to the Lone Mountain trail near Lone Mountain Cemetery. Reed showed how he earned his Eagle Scout status in
Published: February 7, 2016
President Obama has sold more guns than the best gun salesman in America. That’s because gun sales spike every time Obama and his “progressive” allies advocate for more gun control legislation. Back in 2009, shortly after Obama became president, gun manufacturers called him “the best gun salesman of all time” because the FBI recorded a 49 percent increase in background
Published: February 7, 2016
My name is Bonnie Matton and I’m president of the Wild Horse Preservation League in Dayton. Many of us love to see Nevada’s wild horses. So much so, visitors come to Nevada from other states in our nation, as well as other places worldwide.Why you ask? It’s because they want to have the privilege of seeing them in person, as
Published: February 7, 2016
Owning real estate is a great long-term investment idea. It’s just about the only investment you get to write off part of the cost every year, rather than waiting until you sell it. Currently, it usually takes 39 years to get to write off the entire cost (other than land). For most of us, that is longer than we will
Published: February 7, 2016
Ikela Lewis is crowned Mr. Carson High 2016 Saturday night at the Carson City Community Center.
Published: February 7, 2016
Eventual winner Mark Gookin (297) of Pleasant Valley leads the charge on the first lap of the Safe & Sober 5k Saturday at Carson High School. The race is a fundraiser organized by the Carson High Safe Grad Boosters. RIGHT: Safe & Sober walkers begin the first lap Saturday at Carson High.
Published: February 7, 2016
Much of Carson High Schools’ success flows from the voluntary assistance of individuals and businesses selflessly giving of their time, their effort, and their resources to the advancement of Carson City’s youth and local community. Without the help of these amazing community members, none of the following could even remotely become a reality. Nothing lifts up the spirits of these
Published: February 7, 2016
Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947 and went on to stardom and a place in the Hall of Fame, died today, apparently of a heart attack. The 53-year-old Robinson, who had suffered a mild heart attack in 1968, was stricken early this morning at his 14-room home in New York. Police, summoned by his wife,
Published: February 7, 2016
The Jump Start partnership between Western Nevada College and the Carson City School District offers high achieving Pioneer High School students — like Nathan Hammock, Kaylee Kelley and Tiffany Spraycar — more than an opportunity to begin pursuing their dreams of higher education while still in high school. It also cultivates their personal strength, confidence and trust in themselves, which
Published: February 7, 2016
HENDERSON — Entering the 2016 baseball season, Western Nevada College knew the strength of its club was starting pitching. Opponents are discovering that on their own. Cochise College, the 13th-ranked team by the National Junior College Athletic Association, certainly won’t dispute that claim.Sophomore left-hander Chase Kaplan provided WNC with its fourth straight solid start as the Wildcats completed a series
Published: February 7, 2016
Several Carson City students competed in the FIRST LEGO League Northern Nevada State Championship, bringing home four awards for Carson.Four teams from Eagle Valley Middle School, Carson Middle School and Fritsch Elementary School competed in the state championship at the University of Nevada, Reno.The students are a part of the Lego Robotics class at each school, and qualified in December
Published: February 7, 2016
LAS VEGAS — As convicted felons with criminal histories including violence against former domestic partners, neither Keith Junior Barlow nor Robert Brown Jr. should have had a gun. But both did, according to criminal charges against them, and both are accused of shooting ex-girlfriends to death in Las Vegas in attacks that law enforcers and gun safety advocates say illustrate
Published: February 6, 2016
Western Nevada College has received a $142,000 STEM Workforce Challenge Grant to enhance its welding certificate and degree programs. The programs help meet the needs of the region’s advanced manufacturers. The grant will allow purchase of a robotic welder and associated curriculum. WNC will use college resources to upgrade its facilities to accommodate the new program. The new curriculum and
Published: February 6, 2016
Living through historical events, traveling the globe and meeting a host of famous icons are just some of the highlights for one prominent Carson City resident as she rings in her 100th birthday.Gertrude Gottschalk, born Feb. 4, 1916, said her age is just a number.“I wish I knew how it felt (to be 100 years old),” Gertrude said jokingly. “It
Published: February 6, 2016
Class about Christian Church plannedA class about the history of the Christian Church is planned from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays during Lent at St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Outreach Center, 4280 U.S. Highway 50, Silver Springs. The class answers questions such as, when was the church founded? How was it founded? How did it grow? What can we learn
Published: February 6, 2016
Kimberly Leberth, a winner of the H&R Block’s 1,000 Win $1,000 Daily Sweepstakes, accepts a giant check at the Eagle Station Shopping Center H&R Block office at 3853 S. Carson St. Office Manager Tony DeCrona joins in on the festivities on Feb. 1. H&R Block is giving away a total of $32 million in the first month of tax season.
Published: February 6, 2016
Psalm 46:10 reads, “Be still and know that I am God.”Think with me for a moment, when was the last time you were still?“Still” meaning no distractions, no television, no radio, no iPod, no Internet, no texting, no Facebook, no phone conversation, no books, nothing. Just being still, in a quiet place, alone with God.Many people pride themselves on their
Published: February 6, 2016
More than 11 years ago, then Nevada Appeal photographer Cathleen Allison came back from an assignment where she was on a ride along with animal control. She was with the officer when they discovered a dog had been abandoned for weeks in a backyard full of trash.I had just moved into my own house, and Cat prodded me to go
Published: February 6, 2016
In the book of Joel, God tells the prophet Joel to call the people of God to repentance. He tells them to blow a trumpet in Zion. He tells them to let all the people of the land tremble for the day of the Lord is near. In Chapter Two, Joel tells the people to return to the Lord with
Published: February 6, 2016
The Arlington Ice Rink closes today Skate sessions are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m. and 6-10 p.m.
Published: February 6, 2016
Adriana Fralick admires the art of Jeff Hantman Friday evening at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. Jeff Hantman’s ‘For Detail View’ can be viewed in the CCAI Courthouse Gallery through May 25.
Published: February 6, 2016
Wild Horses were seen Friday morning at a residence on East Nye Lane.
Published: February 6, 2016
150 years agoWe were informed last evening by Mr. Ellison that as he was coming toward Carson after dark and while near the Plank House on the Genoa road, a man halted him and told him to stop. Hearing a pistol cap explode, he surmised that foul play was intended, he urged his horse to a quicker pace, escaping five
Published: February 6, 2016
Spending money is sometimes hard to do. Not money for milk and bread and regular goodies. Not even money for shoes for the kids or a movie once in a while. No, I’m talking big chunks of money. Like 40,000-plus for a new vehicle. Or $500 or more for a new appliance. Maybe a thousand or so for new furniture
Published: February 6, 2016
RENO — After rallying from a 10-point deficit to beat Galena in the first half of the season, Carson and coach Carlos Mendeguia expected Friday’s game to be an all-out war, and it was.The Senators outscored Galena 12-2 in the final two-plus minutes of the game to wipe out an eight-point deficit and beat the Grizzles, 43-41, Friday night in
Published: February 6, 2016
Ways to lower Muzzy’s taxesOnce again, for the hundredth time, a letter from Lynn Muzzy concerning his dislike for taxes. I think it is time to find ways to lower Muzzy’s taxes.May I suggest the following.Skip garbage collection so that Muzzy may find his own way to his local garbage dump.No future local construction upkeep of any street or road
Published: February 6, 2016
Wiley Post, the first pilot to fly solo around the world, and Will Rogers, motion picture actor, were killed at 8:18 o’clock Thursday evening, Alaska time. The plane crashed 15 miles south of Point Barrow as Post was taking off from a native village, where he had been forced down by engine trouble in the dense fog.The motor was repaired
Published: February 6, 2016
Aug. 20, 1997 - Jan. 11, 2016Grant Calvin Watkins, beloved son, brother, grandson and friend, died on January 11, 2016 at the age of 18. He was born August 20, 1997, in Carson City, NV where he attended public schools and graduated from Pioneer High School in 2015. Grant was a fun, caring and adventurous young man who enjoyed basketball,
Published: February 5, 2016
Please join Zachary Forbis and Skya Kaamasee for a celebration of life for their father Joel Mark Forbis, 47, who passed away in his home Jan. 19, 2016. A gathering will be held at the Do Drop In 896 E. Long st. at 12:00pm, February 6, 2016. There will be a book left behind after gathering to sign for those
Published: February 5, 2016
July 1, 1921 - Nov. 18, 2015Minard Henry Maus was born July 1, 1921, to Nicholas and Agnes (Vetsch) Maus of Golva, North Dakota. The eighth of 12 children, he attended Hillside Country School and graduated from Golva High School in 1939. He attended Dickinson (ND) State Teachers College in preparation for a long distinguished career as an educator. Minard
Published: February 5, 2016
Dec. 6, 1930 - Jan. 25, 2016Mrs. Senaida “Nida” Sanchez died peacefully in the hospital on January 25th, 2016 in Carson City, NV at the age of 85. Nida was born on December 6, 1930 in Taos, New Mexico. She met her husband Jesus Sanchez in Bayard, New Mexico and they later moved to Bishop, California where they lived for
Published: February 5, 2016
May 25, 1931 - Jan. 30, 2016Don LeRoy Muenchausen age 84, of Gardnerville, NV passed away peacefully into God’s embrace on Saturday January 30, 2016. Don was born on May 25, 1931 to Fred and Elsa Muenchausen in Trenton, MI. He was a proud Korean War Army Veteran and an Aerospace engineering supervisor in CA. Don married the love of
Published: February 5, 2016
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Each of WNC’s three starting pitchers flourished in the circle Friday during the opening day of the Scottsdale Community College Softball Tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz.Sophomore Kaitlyn Jimmy threw a five-hitter to beat host Scottsdale 9-1, while sophomore Kristina George tossed a four-hitter over seven innings before giving up four runs in the eighth to Glendale Community College
Published: February 5, 2016
The Save Mart supermarket at 3325 Highway 50 East in Carson City will close on March 26. It will later reopen in the summer as FoodMaxx, according to a news release from Save Mart. FoodMaxx, Save Mart Supermarket’s value grocery store chain, operates 52 stores throughout Northern California.“FoodMaxx sill provide our shoppers extraordinary value every time they shop. That’s our
Published: February 5, 2016
The Carson City Historical Society is hosting a Victorian tea from 1 to 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, at the historic Foreman-Roberts House Museum, 1207 N. Carson St. There will be a tea menu by A Catered Affaire. The cost is $30; seating is limited to 18. Call DD Spencer at 775-741-7897 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Published: February 5, 2016
The Nevada Artists Association is calling all local and regional artists to enter its annual judged Winter Art Show. Oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel paintings, along with photography, sculpture, glass, pottery and pen and ink will be judged in 10 categories.Awards include: $100 to Best of Show; $50 to Peoples Choice; $50 to first place in each category; and ribbons
Published: February 5, 2016
RENO — The southwestern United States has already begun a long-predicted shift into a decidedly drier climate, a new study looking at the last 35 years of weather pattern concluded. What’s now considered a normal year of rain and snow in the Southwest is one-quarter drier than it was before the 1970s, according to the federally funded study posted online
Published: February 5, 2016
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Friday authorized emergency regulations designed to ease Nevada’s teacher shortage.Interim Superintendent of Education Steve Canavero said the emergency rules will allow his office to issue provisional licenses to teachers letting them take jobs in Nevada before they are licensed here. He said the rules will give teachers in good standing in other states a full year
Published: February 5, 2016
Carson City Natives & Newcomers is meeting at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at Round Table, 3325 Retail Drive, near Walmart in north Carson City, to prepare for its Valentine’s Day bake and craft sale, which will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 12-13 at the Carson Mall. The meeting also includes a business meeting and a game. For
Published: February 5, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.THURSDAYAt 1:46 p.m., a 21-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of solicitation for money and two counts of contempt of court after deputies responded to reports of a man asking people for money at the Market Street Walmart. Bail was
Published: February 5, 2016
Local youth are the stars of Wild Horse Children’s Theater’s “The Aristocats, Kids,” set to play March 11-20 in the Brewery Arts Center’s Performance Hall, 511 W. King St., Carson City. Shows are at 7 p.m. Fridays; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturdays; and 2 p.m. Sundays.The classic Disney story follows Madame’s jealous butler, Edgar, who cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens
Published: February 5, 2016
Services will be performed for Rafaela (Hita) Ramirez of Fallon on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. at Smith’s Family Funeral Home.Mrs. Ramiriez passed away Thursday night in Fallon.
Published: February 5, 2016
California State Parks is offering two activities this month at Ed Z’Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park, located south of Tahoma on Tahoe’s west shore.On Saturday, Feb. 12, a state park guide will lead Snowshoe Through History, a hike along Lake Tahoe’s west shore. The easy tour explores the lake front and the Hellman-Ehrman Mansion estate. Learn about the natural
Published: February 5, 2016
Students at Bordewich-Bray Elementary School are jumping at the chance to show off their skills.The Bordewich-Bray Jump Rope Club will be hosting their end of the year performance for the community to showcase the jump rope tricks and skills they have learned. Twenty-three fourth and fifth graders will perform tricks from double dutch to around the world for their families
Published: February 4, 2016
When Shirley Ling moved to Carson City 13 years ago, one of her first stops was to check out what activities were offered at the senior center. She found friendship and recreation, playing some pool here and there. But about six years ago, she found her real niche, playing table tennis. Ling, 79, is one of about a dozen players,
Published: February 4, 2016
Senior Autumn Cuellar, 18, was named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada 2015 Youth of the Year at the Annual Members Awards Night on Thursday. Cuellar, also the 2014 Youth of the Year, competed for the coveted title along with freshman Mackenzie Malone, 15, and freshman Natalie Ontiveros, 15. The students had to submit a 20-page application, as
Published: February 4, 2016
OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows will stop selling single-use plastic water bottles in an effort to reduce waste and serve as stewards of the Tahoe-Truckee environment.Since the start of the season, all bottled water has been removed from Squaw-Alpine owned and operated venues, except for Starbucks due to contractual obligations, said Michael Radlick, spokesperson for the
Published: February 4, 2016
Berlin — Feb. 3 — UP — The German high command announced officially that all resistance by axis troops in Stalingrad has ceased. The German radio played funeral music after the announcement. The announcement admitted German planes were finally unable to provide adequate supplies by air to the troops at Stalingrad. An estimated third of a million Germans were lost
Published: February 4, 2016
150 years agoDancers should remember that Mr. Thomas Brotherhood’s soirée takes place this evening at Armory Hall. The price of admission is fixed at the low price of one dollar and a half. The pupils are admonished to be in attendance at half past six o’clock to receive their lessons.130 years agoAt 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon, Doc. Benton and Sheriff
Published: February 4, 2016
Thane Cornell wrote the following poem after watching the Republican presidential candidates debate on Jan. 28. Change, change, change!“Change! Change! Change!My whole life is nothing but change, change, change!”Moaned the window dresser of a major department store. “Change! Change! Change!”Shouted the tire repairman of an automotive company.“Nothing but change, change, change!”Then, lo and behold, a former U.S. president In a
Published: February 4, 2016
Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... There was quite a different vibe coming from the north and south ends of the state during National Letter of Intent signing day on Wednesday. The Rebels and head coach Tony Sanchez acted as if they dropped a dollar in a slot machine and won a million dollars. Sanchez talked about transforming UNLV
Published: February 4, 2016
Kevin Rusler was a dominant lineman in Northern Nevada this year, and a big reason why Carson High had so much success running the ball.Rusler, an all-league and all-region selection, is continuing his football career after signing a national letter of intent Wednesday morning to play at William Penn University, an NAIA school in Oskaloosa, Iowa.The 6-foot-2 180-pound Rusler and
Published: February 4, 2016
One man was killed Thursday night after the vehicle he was in crashed while attempting to flee Carson City Sheriff’s deputies.At 7:48 p.m., deputies received reports of a hit and run accident near Brown Street and Edmonds Drive, involving a yellow Ford 150 pickup truck. Deputies located and attempted to pull over a suspected stolen vehicle near the Maverick Gas
Published: February 4, 2016
Carson City’s retired manager will take the reins in Douglas County after the Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a one-year contract with him.Larry Werner served in the capital’s top administrative spot for five years.Douglas County Commissioner Greg Lynn had an issue using the adjective “interim” for Werner’s position, saying he liked the contract could be extended month to
Published: February 4, 2016
Film lovers from around the region won’t want to miss the second Carson City International Film Weekend, Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 18-20. Not only will audiences enjoy award-winning international and independently made films, all the events will be free.The Carson City Community Center will host international films each evening, and Western Nevada College will show 10 independent films in the afternoons, Thursday-Saturday.The
Published: February 4, 2016
Fernley is getting its first-ever new car dealership, thanks to the persistence of the owners of Reno Dodge.Ground has already been broken on the new dealership, Fernley Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, located on a site at 1395 Newlands Drive.The 15,000-square-foot facility will feature new and used car sales and a full-service certified parts and service department. Don Weir, the second-generation
Published: February 4, 2016
Providing access to health care can be a struggle for smaller rural communities across Nevada, and Renown Health is seeking opportunities for collaboration to help ease that struggle.“Access to healthcare in general ranks very high among our strategic priorities,” said Larry Trilops, senior vice president and CEO of network development. “We want to maintain a strong, independent, not-for-profit health care
Published: February 4, 2016
Sara Lafrance has announced she is running for the Board of Regents position vacated by Ron Knecht.Filing for statewide and local offices begins in March.Because Knecht was elected state controller, Gov. Brian Sandoval appointed Robert Davison to fill the seat. Davison has said he will not seek a full term.Lafrance is hosting a meet and greet in Fallon on Feb.
Published: February 4, 2016
Four U.S. senators including Den Heller, R-Nev., introduced this week bipartisan legislation to establish a new, voluntary five-year pilot program to help reduce the large backlog of appeals made by veterans to the Veterans Benefits Administration.“As co-chair of the Senate VA Backlog Working Group, ensuring Nevada and our nation’s veterans receive a decision on their disability claims in an accurate
Published: February 4, 2016
I recently came across a list of something called “interesting factoids.” I have to admit that I’ve used the word factoid, but I’ve never really known what it meant. I decided to look it up because using words whose definitions I either didn’t know or thought I knew and was wrong about has gotten me into trouble more than once.
Published: February 4, 2016
An evening of good time music is on tap for Feb. 20 when the musical collective Banda Magda rolls into town.The band has played at a variety of venues around the country from Carnegie Hall’s Musical Explorer Series, New York’s Webster Hall and Irving Plaza, to the Kennedy Center, Joe’s Pub, Celebrate Brooklyn, the St. Moritz Festival du Jazz and
Published: February 4, 2016
Two men are in prison for trying to protect their property, a man reported as a solid citizen and family man is dead, and a community is shaken and divided. This is the result of overzealous land managers, law enforcement and protesters.Dwight and Steve Hammond, a father and son, were accused of burning 135 acres of BLM grazing land while
Published: February 4, 2016
“Be prepared” is the Scout motto, and it’s also pretty good advice for anyone seeking to guard against various disasters – including financial ones. Here are some events that can have serious financial consequences, along with suggestions on preparing yourself: Loss of employment – If you were to lose your job, your family might have to struggle financially to make
Published: February 4, 2016
It almost snuck up on me, but Watson and my husband reminded me that both the Super Bowl and Puppy Bowl are on Sunday. That means I’m making snacks for my boys. My favorite snack is homemade popcorn, and the boys love it. I’m sure they would love a bunch of butter on top, but I just give them popcorn
Published: February 4, 2016
land PROTECTIONAgricultural Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the availability of $350 million to help landowners protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the nation. The funding is provided through the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), created by the 2014 Farm Bill to protect critical water resources and wildlife habitat, and encourage private owners to maintain land for farming and
Published: February 4, 2016
Forget the Super Bowl.Tuesday night’s battle between the region’s top two teams is what matters in the Lahontan Valley this weekend.After destroying Sparks 54-13 Tuesday night to remain perfect on the season (22-0 overall, 13-0 Division I-A), Fallon returns home for the final three games of the regular season. It begins with Elko (10-2 overall, 8-1 in D1-A) tonight when
Published: February 4, 2016
SPARKS — A rough four-point start against Sparks was too much to overcome for the Fallon basketball team, losing to the Railroaders, 54-41, in Sparks Tuesday night.Tuesday’s outcome throws a wrinkle in the league standings with Fallon (9-13 overall and 6-7 in D1-A) now possessing only a half-game lead over Sparks (6-13 overall, 5-7 in D1-A) for fifth place, although
Published: February 4, 2016
Everyone still gets to wrestle in next week’s regional tournament no matter what happens in Spring Creek this weekend.Each team in the Northern Division I-A will dual against each other once this weekend as seeding will be determined for the two-day regional tournament in Fallon Feb. 12-13. No one will be eliminated after this weekend, but the league will be
Published: February 4, 2016
I was unpacking a box of books the other day and noticed I had two copies of Patty Cafferata’s “Mapes Hotel and Casino: The History of Reno’s Landmark Hotel.” I flipped open the slim book, which is about 80 pages, and soon found myself rereading it—and thinking back on the hotel that was once considered Reno’s grandest.When I first arrived
Published: February 4, 2016
Naval Air Station Fallon bristled with activity on Tuesday when both military and civilian law enforcement personnel responded to two threat situations on the base.One incident involved a stabbing in base housing, while an active shooter took aim at the chapel located due east of the administration building.In each of of these scenarios, responders worked together to neutralize the assailants
Published: February 4, 2016
100 Years AgoOne of C.L. Benadum’s men with a team had left Sand Springs on Wednesday of last week, but did not reach Frenchey’s before evening. It was evident he had lost his way in the snow storm. The men at Frenchey’s said they could not rest, knowing the man might be perishing in the storm. The first two found
Published: February 4, 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. MondayHoney Apricot ChickenWild and Long Grain RiceCalifornia Blend VegetablesWhole Wheat BreadFresh OrangeTuesdayPork Pot Roastw/PotatoesCucumber and Tomato SaladCarrotsBanana Pudding WednesdaySpaghetti w/ Meat SauceSpring Mix SaladGreen BeansGarlic Focaccia BreadOrange Dream GelatinThursdayHoney Lemon ChickenGarden Salad
Published: February 4, 2016
Carson High, fresh off its league-clinching win over Wooster on Tuesday night, travels to Reno today to take on the Galena Grizzles (7 p.m.) in a key Sierra League boys basketball game.Carson, 19-5 overall, enters the game 13-0 while Galena is third at 8-5. The Grizzlies are trying to catch second-place Bishop Manogue and secure a first-round home game for
Published: February 4, 2016
The Carson City Board of Supervisors Thursday approved the $8.1 million contract to repave and redesign Carson Street through downtown.Q&D Construction will do the work as Construction Manager At-Risk. As expected, the contract was approved on a 3-2 vote with supervisors Lori Bagwell and Jim Shirk opposed.The project will completely redesign the street, formerly U.S. 395 through the capital, from
Published: February 4, 2016
Carson City Supervisors on Thursday authorized Fire Chief Bob Schreihans to apply for a $1 million grant to buy a ladder truck for the department.He told the board the department hasn’t had a ladder truck since 2009. The old truck had to be retired because it was 30 years old and, he said, the frame of the vehicle was broken.The
Published: February 4, 2016
I have been a full-time insurance agent for the last six years, but in my other life I was a sports writer/editor and had a chance to meet and cover a lot of people.One of the most famous is Peyton Manning, the future Hall of Fame quarterback for the Denver Broncos who’s likely be playing his final game this Sunday
Published: February 4, 2016
Electric carmaker Tesla’s Northern Nevada battery plant is creating jobs more slowly than first projected, although state officials say it’s still making satisfactory progress. A progress report issued this week by the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development said there were 272 people working at the Tesla and Panasonic factories at the end of the year. That’s lower than the
Published: February 4, 2016
Several Carson City organizations are hosting a free job fair at the Carson City Community Center at the end of February.The free job fair will be Friday, Feb. 26 from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Community Center gymnasium.Early admission for veterans will be at 1:30 p.m., and all attendees should bring a resume and dress for success. More than 40 employers
Published: February 4, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.WEDNESDAYAt 11:21 a.m., an 18-year-old Stagecoach man was arrested on suspicion of petit larceny after deputies responded to reports of a man trying to take a wallet from the Market Street Walmart. Bail was set at $250.At 1:47 p.m., Jesus Nunez, 20,
Published: February 4, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying two persons of interest in a burglary at Empire Ranch Golf Course.The two suspects allegedly stole large quantities of food and alcohol from the golf course.Anyone with information on the identities of the two should contact Deputy Jarrod Adams at 775-283-7854 or at jadams@carson.org or Lt. Brian Humphrey
Published: February 4, 2016
A comedy hypnosis show in which audience members can volunteer to get hypnotized is planned at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 in the Carson Valley Inn’s Valley Ballroom. Chris Cady, a Reno resident, said he uses “fast trance hypnosis” to hypnotize people quickly. His show, Hypnotist Chris Cady’s Comedy Hypnosis Show, is a 21-or-older event. Tickets for $15 each can be
Published: February 4, 2016
Audiences of all ages are invited to sing along with Anna, Elsa, Olaf — characters from the movie “Frozen”— at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 in the Brewery Arts Center’s Performance Hall. Participants of the sing-along, sponsored by Wild Horse Children’s Theater, are encouraged to dress as characters from “Frozen” for a costume parade. The event also offers
Published: February 4, 2016
Badges await 22 graduate for Corrections Officer class 15-PST-0X4N. Twenty-two correction officers from the State of Nevada’s class 15-PST-04N recently graduated from their training and were recognized at a luncheon attended by family and friends. They are Instructor Michael McBroom, Aurelia Woods, Oscar Garcia, Anthony Rose, Anastasia Osborn, Lauren Czarnecki and instructor/Sgt. Jeremy Branham, Edson Normandy, Stiles Sousa, Ryan Quenga
Published: February 3, 2016
150 years agoA fancy dress ball. The rumor has gained circulation that certain enterprising ladies of the Mite Society contemplate getting up a fancy dress ball some time next month. Do it, ladies, by all means, but try and arrange matters so that it won’t come off too soon before or too soon after the Grand Military Ball. By all
Published: February 3, 2016
Senseless murder impacts so many livesSo many young minds at work to set upon one individual. What is wrong with young people today? It seems to me the cohorts involved in the park shooting bit off more than they could chew. And just like a line of standing dominoes, more and more of them will begin to fall, more will
Published: February 3, 2016
Craig Fletcher with Mick Valentino at 6:30 p.m. today at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St. Fletcher 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’s Country Night at 6 p.m. today at Living the Good Life, 1480 N. Carson St. DJ Bobby G
Published: February 3, 2016
Tenor sax player Derek Fong plays with Mile High Jazz Band, which is presenting Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts, an evening of sweet and hot big-band music at Comma Coffee, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.The program will feature the 19-member band’s versions of love songs for Valentine’s Day and other big-band selections. Admission
Published: February 3, 2016
An Oakland, Calif., artist is showing his work in Carson City, with his exhibition, For Detail View, opening Friday at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery, 885 E. Musser St. The artist, Jeff Hantman, will be on hand at a free reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the gallery. Hantman will present at 5:30 p.m.Hantman said he repurposes discarded materials
Published: February 3, 2016
Fernley Republican Women meeting Feb. 16Fernley Mayor Roy Edgington is schedule to present at Fernley Republican Women’s next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. Mayor Edgington, a native Nevadan, served four years as a firefighter in the U. S. Air Force, followed by
Published: February 3, 2016

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