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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
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
Carson offers enough talent for club soccerHats off to Ian Hill for starting a club soccer team here in Carson. When a Reno team gets second in the high school championships and Carson takes first, you can see there is talent beyond belief here in Northern Nevada. Two Vegas high school teams who practice all year because of their weather
Published: February 10, 2016
Completion of 17 1/2 miles of new highway which connects by a more direct route the county seats of Bridgeport in Mono County and Markleeville in Alpine County will be celebrated by the boards of supervisors of the two counties with a dedication ceremony Sunday, when the new road will be opened formally to traffic. The new highway, built over
Published: February 10, 2016
AIR FORCE (12-12, 3-8) AT NEVADA (13-9, 5-5)When: Today, 7 p.m.Where: Lawlor Events CenterTV/Radio: ROOT Sports/630 AMCoaches: Air Force’s Dave Pilipovich is in his 4th season (58-67); Nevada’s Eric Musselman is in his 1st season (13-9)Probable starters: AIR FORCE — G: C.J. Siples (5.0, 2.5) and Zach Kokur (8.6, 5.3); C: Frank Toohey (4.6, 2.5); F: Hayden Graham (14.5, 6.1)
Published: February 10, 2016
Skiing or snowboarding is a fun activity that offers participants the enjoyment of being in the great outdoors, excellent exercise, a chance for families to bond and the potential for injury. Care Flight would like to offer some tips to keep snow enthusiasts safe this winter on the slopes. Tips for skiing and snowboarding:Obtain proper equipment. Be sure to have
Published: February 9, 2016
Unchecked stress hormones affect our body in a manner similar to an unhealthy eating style. They stimulate the production of triglycerides and LDL (the ‘bad cholesterol’), they interfere with blood pressure regulation, and they fuel inflammation at the sites where blood vessels have been damaged. Constant stress, even at low levels, harms our blood vessels in the same way that
Published: February 9, 2016
February is Library Lovers Month and while it’s nice the library is recognized in this way, It is my way of thinking every month is Library Lovers Month.Featured Artist-Kami FielderKami’s painting will be on display through March. Join us on March 2 between 5-9 p.m for an artist’s reception.Science ClubParticipate in a family science program featuring an experiment and books
Published: February 9, 2016
Friday night’s annual GOP Lincoln Dinner will be special for two reasons.First and foremost, the dinner falls on the birthday of the 16th president, considered by many historians as one of the greatest leaders in United States history.Second, Dr. Joe Heck, a Republican representative from Nevada’s Third Congressional District and a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by
Published: February 9, 2016
Churchill County Library was awarded $46,322 to develop an Information Technology Gateway Training (ITGT) program for Churchill County and surrounding rural areas such as Gabbs and Austin. This program will fill a critical need rural businesses have for home-grown entry-level IT talent while providing training to students unable to make the 130-mile round trip to Carson City for classes. The
Published: February 9, 2016
Banner Medical Group family medicine physician Michelle Le, MD, is the featured guest speaker at Banner Churchill Community Hospital’s annual Ladies Night Out event on Feb. 18.This evening of fun, shopping and sharing of health information begins at 5 p.m. and wraps up at about 7:30 p.m. at the hospital, 801 E. Williams Ave., Fallon. Guests are invited to visit
Published: February 9, 2016
Churchill County commissioners at their first monthly meeting on Thursday awarded a construction bid for the William N. Penington Life Center to Ferguson Construction. The new senior center will be located adjacent to the north side of the museum.Bids for the project opened on Jan. 19 with the lowest of nine bids coming from Ferguson Construction, followed by Bison Construction
Published: February 9, 2016
We now have our unofficial Final Four (for now): Outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson and insiders Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. The fat lady has now begun clearing her throat. Some post-caucus observations on the Iowa results…Anybody surprised by Cruz’s victory doesn’t fully understand the unique nature of the Iowa caucus system - which rewards strong grassroots organization -
Published: February 9, 2016
Twice in the last few weeks, our electricity’s gone off. The first time happened when a semi-truck crossed four lanes, taking out a power pole by the Eagles Hall not far from us. My son Doug and I heard a loud bang just before the lights went out. It was in the early evening and the entire neighborhood went black.
Published: February 9, 2016
Even a mild case of the flu or a powerful cold can leave you feeling run down and out of sorts for days or even weeks. While many ailments must simply run their course, there are many steps you can take to fight your way back to good health.The first step is identifying whether you’re fighting a cold or the
Published: February 9, 2016
“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery This election year, we are hearing lots of promises. To fulfill these promises, goals must be set. An effective goal must be specific, measurable, and achievable. It’s impossible to know if someone has failed if it’s not clear what was expected of them in the first place.In seven
Published: February 9, 2016
For many decades, the Anaconda Copper Pit in Yerington has sat as an abandoned cesspool full of toxic substances – a dangerous and unwelcome burden for the people who live and work nearby. The federal government has long offered help in cleaning this highly contaminated site, but the state of Nevada – under several administrations – has continually resisted that
Published: February 9, 2016
The Churchill County School Board recently approved school calendars for the next two years dependent on if trustees must cut the budget to implement cost-cutting measures such as a four-day weekKerri Angel, a science teacher at Churchill County Middle School, said 324 employees voted on the calendars. She also said the calendar committee developed several four-day calendars.New teachers begin on
Published: February 9, 2016
Farms include ranches, ranges and orchards. While some may raise cattle, poultry or fish and others grow fruits or vegetables, all will report their farm income on Schedule F, Profit or Loss from Farming. If you own a farm or ranch, here are 10 tax tips:Crop insurance. Insurance payments from crop damage count as income. Generally, you should report these
Published: February 9, 2016
Have a favorite restaurant or watering hole? How about a great dentist or auto mechanic? Is there a special event in Churchill County you enjoy or a place you escape for solitude?We know of many people who enjoy watching a movie or taking a hike at Grimes Point or go off-roading somewhere beyond the maddening crowd. In past Best of
Published: February 9, 2016
The Lady Wave basketball team took on all comers this weekend and sent two teams packing with a 63-24 win against Elko on Friday and a 51-15 win over Spring Creek on Saturday at home. The Lady Indians sit at 11-4 overall and 9-3 in D1-A and the Lady Spartans are at 7-15 overall and 5-8. Fallon remains undefeated, 24-0
Published: February 9, 2016
With seeding for the D1-A playoffs only one game away, the Greenwave varsity basketball team finds itself in the danger zone after losing two home games, 61-50 to Elko on Friday and 53-49 to Spring Creek on Saturday. The Wave played Truckee at home Tuesday night.Fallon’s record stands at 9-15 overall and 6-9 in D1-A, but coach Brad Barton said
Published: February 9, 2016
The Greenwave wrestling team got a taste of the Division I-A competition on Saturday and now knows what needs to be done to win the regional tournament in front of the home crowd.Fallon finished 5-2 in the Northern Division I-A Duals at Spring Creek, despite having to forfeit two weight classes in five matches and three classes in the remaining
Published: February 9, 2016
Churchill County High School is moving up in the world of track and field, and the newly added shot put arena is an example. Planning and construction on the installation began last year, according to track coach Steve Heck.“We, the school, started planning this last year when we learned they would put the (auxiliary) gym there,” Heck said. “We figured
Published: February 9, 2016
High Sierra Lacrosse invites the public to the annual jamboree in Fallon. The jamboree is the league’s traditional kickoff to the high school lacrosse season with boys and girls teams from Truckee, North Tahoe, Fallon, Reno and Sparks high schools competing in scrimmages throughout the day. While the jamboree helps teams and officials prepare for the official start of the
Published: February 9, 2016
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 sweep of
Published: February 9, 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 9, 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
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
Nevada Wildlife officials are warning Carson City residents not to feed the deer.Department spokesman Chris Healy said not only is it bad biologically, deer populations can attract large predators such as mountain lions. Healy also said it is just plum illegal.Intentionally feeding deer is punishable by a warning the first time and Healy said the department has issued a number
Published: February 8, 2016
An 18-year-old Carson City man died Monday morning after he was hit walking along Interstate 580 in north Washoe alley.Nevada Highway Patrol responded to the incident at I-580, north of the Bellevue Road overpass in Washoe Valley at 1:07 a.m. Monday. According to NHP, Chile Bartels, 18, of Carson City was walking northbound in the slow lane when a red
Published: February 8, 2016
Five men have been arrested so far in connection with alleged methamphetamine distribution following a Tri-Net narcotics raid early Tuesday morning.Local officials breached an apartment at the Woodside Drive Stanton Arms Apartments around 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. The apartment was suspected to be a methamphetamine distribution residence after Tri-Net officials conducted a four-month investigation, buying nearly three-quarters of a pound
Published: February 9, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Gov. Brian Sandoval is asking an energy task force to take up hot-button issues including rooftop solar rate-setting and the Clean Power Plan. The governor’s chief strategy officer, Dale Erquiaga, announced plans Tuesday to reconvene the New Energy Industry Task Force for the next year. The Nevada Public Utilities Commission set new rates late last year for
Published: February 9, 2016
Gov. Brian Sandoval has named Steve Canavero state Superintendent of Education.Canavero has been interim superintendent since last September when Dale Erquiaga left the position to become Sandoval’s chief strategy officer.“Steve has been instrumental in implementing the sweeping reforms and successfully fulfilling the mission behind the unprecedented investment recently made in Nevada’s public education systems,” said Sandoval..He praised Canavero’s understanding of
Published: February 9, 2016
Fireworks at the Carson City Airport Saturday surprised and alarmed a large number of area residents.But City Manager Nick Marano said he’ll try to make sure it won’t happen again.Airport Manager Tim Rowe actually applied for and got a event permit for the fireworks, which were part of a memorial event.But Marano said there was no public notice because the
Published: February 9, 2016
Sep 29, 1933 - Feb 06, 2016Mary Louise Sheppard Dennis died on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, following a brief bout with cancer. She was brave to the end and will be missed by family, friends and all those who had the privilege of associating with her. Louise was born on September 29, 1933
Published: February 9, 2016
Aug. 13, 1948 - Jan. 25, 2016Peggy Lynn (Bryant) Swallow, 67, passed away January 25, 2016 in Carson City, Nevada. She was born on August 13, 1948 at Queen of Angels Hospital in Los Angeles, California to Grover Thomas and Ruth Bryant. Peggy grew up in Hawthorne, California and remained in the area until the late 1980’s when she relocated
Published: February 9, 2016
Documentary filmmaker and award-winning author Nicholas Clapp will share stories from his new book, “Virginia City: To Dance with the Devil,” at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at St. Mary’s Arts Center in Virginia City. The Comstock Foundation for History and Culture presents historical lectures on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The cost is $5 per person. For
Published: February 9, 2016
Salvation Army Thrift Store, 180 E. Winnie Lane, is hosting a President’s Day sale on Monday. Other sales are planned on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17; Good Friday, March 25; and Earth Day, April 22. The store is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 775-885-1898.
Published: February 9, 2016
Susan Barton, a dyslexia expert and founder of Bright Solutions for Dyslexia, will be featured in a presentation about dyslexia from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Washoe Room at Harrah’s Reno.Barton’s will cover dyslexia’s inheritance patterns and the genetic link; symptoms of mild dyslexia in adults; warning signs in children; why most dyslexic children don’t qualify for
Published: February 9, 2016
Tickets are available for $50 each for the 17th Annual Carson Host Lions Club Crab Feed, planned at 6 p.m. March 4 at Fuji Park Pavilion. The fundraiser for local charities and projects offers live music, dinner, dancing and raffles.For more information, call Tim Kniffen at 775-885-7033, or Phil Christopherson at 775-315-8108, or go to eclubhouse.org/sites/carsoncitynv/.
Published: February 9, 2016
Marjorie Springmeyer, conservationist, philanthropist and outspoken advocate, passed away at her home in Minden, NV surrounded by family and friends Thursday, January 28th. She was 93. Marjorie was born July 23, 1922 in Gardnerville, NV to Stella Van Dyke and Knox Johnson, both of whom were early settlers in the Carson Valley and South Lake Tahoe areas. Marjorie’s early childhood
Published: February 9, 2016
150 years agoThe Fenians. We understand there will be a very full turn out of the Fenian Brotherhood at the Lincoln celebration next Monday. The Irishmen who comprise that order in this state are a fine, stalwart body of men and will make a very handsome appearance if they turn out en masse.130 years agoMiss Perkins, in her breech of
Published: February 8, 2016
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (our area) has held that policyholders in mutual insurance companies have no tax basis in the stock issued to them when the insurance company demutualizes.There are two ways to own stock in an insurance company. A Stock insurance company issues stock to purchasers of the stock, just like other stock companies. They can raise
Published: February 8, 2016
Last week I stood at the entrance to the Senior Center off the Long Street dining room. Some 150 seniors were spread out enjoying the regular lunch. Ruben sandwiches were on the menu, and the sandwiches were thick and juicy. Another 200 or some Meals on Wheels were on their way to seniors around town. And as I battled my
Published: February 8, 2016
Future solvency of PERS in questionIn 2015 the Nevada Legislature made changes to Public Employee Retirement System of Nevada, or PERS. This was done to address the inadequacy of funding future retirees. Unfortunately, other storm clouds are on the horizon for retired Nevada employees’ current pensions. This affects tens of thousands of retirees.Case in point —1. The funding ratio of
Published: February 8, 2016
The Israeli government expressed “astonishment and disappointment” today at West German’s release of the three Munich Olympic terrorists to Arab guerrillas who threatened to blow up a German airliner with 20 other persons aboard. Foreign Minister Abba Eban asked for an explanation from Bonn. Eban told the German ambassador, Jesco von Puttkamer, Bonn’s “surrender” to the Arab guerrillas “constitutes a
Published: February 8, 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 8, 2016
For Carson City residents, this will be a good week to shake off some of the winter gloom with temperatures expected to rise over the next few days.Temperatures are expected to reach the high 50s Tuesday and rise to the low 60s Wednesday and Thursday. The days will be warm, but temperatures will drop at night to the upper 20s
Published: February 8, 2016
An interim legislative committee looking at fixes for Nevada water law began meeting this week with a primer and a caution. “We are about to embark on a treacherous journey,” Jason King, state engineer, told the five-member Subcommittee to Study Water at its initial meeting Monday in Las Vegas. The Legislative Commission’s subcommittee is meeting six times during the interim
Published: February 8, 2016
State Senator Greg Brower has resigned the District 15 seat representing west and southwest Reno.“I couldn’t say no to a very interesting opportunity,” he said.Brower will move to Washington, D.C. to become Deputy Counsel General to the FBI.It won’t be the Republican’s first position with the Justice Department. He previously served as U.S. Attorney to the state of Nevada.He announced
Published: February 8, 2016
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.Carson CityFRIDAYAt 12:42 p.m., a 57-year-old transient woman was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct after deputies responded to several incidents of a woman laying on the sidewalk and yelling at the Carson Street Back on Track Inn and the Carson Street
Published: February 8, 2016
Carson City’s lodging properties collected more than $16 million in revenues in 2015, up about $1.4 million from the previous year.“That means we’re seeing lots of people visiting Carson City,” Joel Dunn, executive director of the Carson City Visitors Bureau told his board Monday evening. “They’re spending money and driving our economy.”In 2014, the bureau collected $14.6 million, up from
Published: February 8, 2016
Denver’s upset victory in Super Bowl 50 produced a windfall profit for Nevada’s legal sports books.Denver defeated the Carolina Panthers, 24-10, despite being a six-point underdog Sunday in Super Bowl 50. The result, since most of the “smart money” was on the Panthers, was a $13.3 million win for the books, the second largest take in the past decade. The
Published: February 8, 2016
LAS VEGAS — The first in a series of electric car charging stations in the rural stretch between Las Vegas and Reno is up and running. Officials from the Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy and NV Energy told lawmakers Monday that a station at the Eddie World gas station and convenience story in Beatty is now working. Officials are still
Published: February 8, 2016
Nevada regulators fielded hours of arguments Monday on whether existing rooftop solar customers should be grandfathered into lower rates instead of paying higher ones approved just before the new year.Hundreds of rooftop solar workers showed up to the Nevada Public Utilities Commission meeting and brought cards signed by rooftop solar supporters, according to KTNV. Regulators weren’t expected to vote on
Published: February 8, 2016
Gardnerville artists Charles Muench and Teri Sweeney have both been selected to participate in the prestigious American Miniatures Show and Sale at the Settler’s West Gallery in Tucson, Ariz. The show, which opens Saturday, features more than 300 miniature paintings from 200 of the nation’s leading western artists. Some of the top names include: Howard Terpning, Mian Situ, and Harley
Published: February 8, 2016
The Rockin’ Rev is celebrating Valentine’s Day with love songs from the rock and roll era from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday on AM 1180 KCKQ or at www.americamatters.us. Listeners will hear such ballads as “I Only Have Eyes for You” by the Flamingos, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” by the Platters, “Since I Don’t Have You” by the Skyliners,
Published: February 8, 2016
Members of the Carson City Leisure Hour Club will hear about the exploits of “The Mountain Man” at its dinner meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The session will be presented by retired California State Park Ranger Robert Burke.Burke, a Washoe Valley resident, attended Humboldt State University and received a bachelor’s degree in wildlife management with a minor in biology. For
Published: February 8, 2016
AARP volunteers offer free tax return preparation services from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through April 9 at Silver Springs Senior Center. Priority is given to seniors and anyone low income, but others may apply. To make an appointment, call 775577-5014 weekdays.Free tax return preparation services also are offered to low to moderate income tax payers Saturdays
Published: February 8, 2016
Tahoe Douglas Elks is hosting Bingo Friday, Feb. 19 at the Douglas County Senior and Community Center in Gardnerville. Doors open at 5 p.m. with warm-ups at 6 p.m. and regular games at 6:30 p.m.The cover all jackpot progressive is at $1,199 with 57 or fewer numbers. The Power Ball jackpot is at $125. The player who hits Bingo on
Published: February 8, 2016
Some of Reno’s best stand-up comics are visiting A to Zen Gifts & Thrift, 1801 N. Carson St., at 7 p.m. March 19. The comedy show will feature Jon Porter, Kate Brady, Sam Corbin, Nick Josten, Adam Terry, and PK Hutchinson, along with host James Fleming. The comics are all locals to Northern Nevada, bringing their unique perspective to Carson
Published: February 8, 2016
The Adam’s Hub is growing its reach. Carson City’s year-old start-up incubator at the corner of Proctor and Carson streets downtown is finishing off its second floor digs a year ahead of schedule and taking over space it once leased to a hair salon. At the same time, the workspace for entrepreneurs plans to expand into new services by partnering
Published: February 8, 2016
A group opposed to Nevada’s new Education Savings Account program says it shouldn’t have to post a quarter-million-dollar bond to cover the costs of putting the program on hold. Lawyers for six public school families filed a motion Feb. 3 opposing Treasurer Dan Schwartz’s request that they post a $239,000 bond. Schwartz wanted to access the money if courts eventually
Published: February 8, 2016
Nevada authorities say one man has died after being hit by a car on Interstate 580. Highway Patrol Trooper Duncan Dauber says the man was lying in the northbound lanes of I-580 at about 1 a.m. Monday when he was struck by a Honda Civic. Officers performed CPR and were able to get a weak pulse. Paramedics were called to
Published: February 8, 2016
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
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
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

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