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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
Washington, Aug. 14 — UP — President Roosevelt today signed the Social Security Act into law. The bill created the Social Security system in the United States. The bill is part of President Roosevelt’s Second New Deal. This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.
Published: February 3, 2016
With the Super Bowl just a few days away, Carson City sports books are crowded with fans hoping to make Sunday’s game more interesting by making a few bucks.The betting line seems to have settled in over the past few days with the Carolina Panthers favored by 5.5-6 points over the Denver Broncos.“We’re seeing a lot of increased traffic through
Published: February 3, 2016
The strength of our beliefs about health varies along a continuum, from “lack of concern” to “excessive anxiety.”We live in a world filled with health threats. But most of us don’t become so alarmed about such threats that we develop intense and faulty beliefs, fears and preoccupations with the possibility of having a serious disease.So, what influences the intensity of
Published: February 3, 2016
Asa Carter, Carson High School’s three-sport star, made it official Wednesday morning by signing a national letter-of-intent to play football at Division II Southwest Baptist University.Other than a walk-on offer at the University of Nevada, Carter had offers from Southwest Baptist in Bolivar, Mo., and Northern State in Aberdeen, S.D. Southwest Baptist plays in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.“It’s a
Published: February 3, 2016
Brian Polian believes his 2016 recruiting class has made the Nevada Wolf Pack a better football program.“It’s a rock solid group,” said Polian of the 23-player class who signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. “There’s nobody you look at and say, “Geez, I hope he pans out.’ I’m very happy with this class.”The Wolf Pack signed players from
Published: February 3, 2016
The Carson Senators are back on top where they belong.The CHS wrestling team pounded Douglas, 65-12, Wednesday night at Morse Burley Gym to complete its seventh undefeated Sierra League season in the last eight years.Carson finished the season 5-0. The Senators won Sierra League titles 2008 through 2014 and 2016. Carson is 39-1 in league duals since the 2008 season.
Published: February 3, 2016
LAS VEGAS — From the taco bar to the chicken wings, Me Ray Shook has long had the potluck planned for her annual Super Bowl party. It’s how to watch the big game that she hasn’t figured out. Like tens of thousands of other Las Vegas football fans, Shook and her husband are scrambling to find backup plans as a
Published: February 3, 2016
The results are in. Following a manual snow survey Tuesday at Phillips Station near Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort, the California Department of Water Resources reported the Sierra Nevada snowpack continues to show promise.Measurements at the designated snowpack observation site showed a 76.2 inch snow depth, but more importantly, a 25.4 inch snow water equivalent — the measure of the volume of water
Published: February 3, 2016
An evening of singing and entertainment by Jack Clifton and Cedric Williams is planned at 6 p.m. Thursdays in February at Living the Good Life, 1480 N. Carson St., Carson CityThe evening offers food and beverages for purchase. For more information, call 775-841-4663.
Published: February 3, 2016
The contenders for Harry Reid’s seat in the U.S. Senate said they raised similar amounts in the last three months of 2015, although the Republican candidate has more in the bank. Former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, a Democrat, reported raising more than $1.3 million in the last quarter, and ended the year with $2 million cash on hand.
Published: February 3, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for their volunteer program.Positions are needed to fill space at the front desk of the Carson City Sheriff’s Office and Carson City jail visitation positions. There’s also a need for an ordained minister to serve as Chaplin for the department.If you would like to sign up contact Ken Smith, volunteer coordinator, at
Published: February 3, 2016
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has initiated a “Citizen’s Safe Zone” for local residents to exchange merchandise purchased online.The program is for Carson City residents and residents of surrounding counties to meet in a safe area to exchange merchandise purchased from one another through Craigslist, classified ads or private party sales. This is done to create a safe environment and
Published: February 3, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.TUESDAYAt 7:50 p.m., Daniel Jacobson, 26, was arrested on suspicion of felony parole and probation hold, violation of a suspended sentence, obstructing an officer and destroying or concealing evidence after deputies conducted a warrant service near the 600 block of Armory Drive.
Published: February 3, 2016
The Carson City Parks and Recreation Commission approved recommending the parks and trails plan for the proposed Lompa Ranch development project to the Planning Commission with one addition — a dog park.More specifics on the proposed development of 251 acres of the northern portion of Lompa Park were provided at the commission’s meeting Tuesday — including plans for the development
Published: February 3, 2016
Dayton chili cookers are partnering with the Dayton Food Pantry for a Super Bowl party and community chili cookoff at the Dayton Valley Golf Club Bar and Grill on Sunday. The event includes a silent auction and a raffle, whose prizes include dinner packages, gift certificates and Aces baseball tickets. Silent auction prizes include gift packages by River Vista Fitness,
Published: February 3, 2016
The Silver Sierra Adventurers, a travel club for seniors, is meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in an upstairs meeting room at the Carson Nugget. Information about upcoming trips will be available, as well as refreshments and door prizes. Guests are welcome.
Published: February 3, 2016
All local residents are invited to Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski’s “Breakfast with Brad” meeting from 7 to 8 a.m. Friday at the Cracker Box, 402 E. William St. The monthly get-togethers give Carson City residents the opportunity to ask questions and provide input on issues impacting the city. No purchase is necessary. Bonkowski buys the coffee.
Published: February 3, 2016
Carson City Sierra Place Senior Living, 1111 W. College Parkway, is offering free events this month. Live music is offered in Sierra Place’s Monday Night Music Series, which features Sonja Fischer Feb. 8; Vicki Hamilton Feb. 15 and 22; and Tony Ruggiero Feb. 29. Performances are at 6:45 p.m.Geri Meyer’s event about embracing change and aging is at 10 a.m.
Published: February 3, 2016
Through the Eyes of a Horse, two days of speakers, Cowboy poetry and music, silent auctions and vendors is planned Feb. 19-20 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno. The NATRC National Convention opens Friday evening with music and cowboy poetry by Richard Elloyan and Steve Wade. The event is free with speaker registration or $10 at the door. To
Published: February 3, 2016
Cowboy poet Tony Argento will perform Tuned Up and Twisted Cowboy Poetry at its Best and Echoes o’ Abraham Lincoln at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11. The event is part of the Gold Hill’s Thursday night presentations at the historic hotel, 1540 Main St., Gold Hill.Argento began reciting cowboy poetry in grade school in 1965 at age 5. He refers
Published: February 3, 2016
The Nevada State Museum is looking for volunteers to give tours of the Capitol and Nevada State Museum to children and adults. Tour guide training for volunteers is planned Feb. 16-17 and 23-24, when guides will learn about Nevada’s history with programs on USS Nevada’s 100th birthday by Bob Nylen; Dayton, by Laura Tennant and Jack Folmar; J.W. and Annie
Published: February 3, 2016
Generalissimo Francisco Franco, Spain’s absolute ruler for 36 years, died of heart failure last night after a monthlong battle by a team of Madrid physicians. Franco was one of the last towering personalities that dominated Europe in the 1930s and 1940s. The 82-year-old ruler outlived contemporaries like Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Josef Stalin and Dwight D. Eisenhower. His authoritarian,
Published: February 3, 2016
150 years agoChief Birdsall is in town. He looks blooming and serene, notwithstanding the excitement yesterday in preventing Sheriff C--h of S--y County from accomplishing his designs upon a lonely traveler in the neighborhood of halfway house, who with but three bits in his pockets was about to “stand and deliver” when Birdsall came along. He swears he saved Chief
Published: February 3, 2016
Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for Jan. 20. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations:Carson High School, central kitchen, 1111 S. Saliman Road, scored 100 points. Carson High School, Senator’s Cafe, 1111 S. Saliman Road, 100 points.Carson Middle School, cafeteria, 1140 W. King St., 100 points.Chili’s, 3784 Highway 395, 100
Published: February 3, 2016

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