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Event cancellations mount as Carson’s air quality is designated ‘very unhealthy’

Event cancellations have been mounting today as heavy smoke continues to linger in Carson City and surrounding areas, prompting a “very unhealthy” air quality designation from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection.

And relief might be days away.

School officials canceled all outdoor activities in Carson City and Douglas County. All Carson City outdoor sports facilities — Edmonds Sports Complex, Governors Field and the JohnD Winters Centennial Park softball complex — are closed today and will remain closed through the weekend if conditions don’t improve, according to Parks & Recreation director Scott Fahrenbruch.

That’s unlikely to happen, said Dawn Johnson, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Aug 23, 2013 11:23PM Published Aug 23, 2013 12:51PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.