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Virginia City author Shaun Griffin to headline ‘Writers in the Woods’ event Feb. 3-4

January 20, 2017 — Virginia City author and educator Shaun Griffin will headline Sierra Nevada College’s next Writers in the Woods-series reading and workshop Feb. 3-4 at the college’s Incline Village campus. A free public reading runs 7-9 p.m. Feb. 3, with a workshop 10 a.m.-noon on Feb. 4. […]

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Mammovan to deliver breast cancer screenings to Carson City area

January 20, 2017 — Area women can take advantage of breast cancer screenings when the Mammovan visits the area. The Mammovan is stopping at Washoe Tribal Health, 1559 Watacheamu Road in Gardnerville, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. The Douglas County Senior Health Fair will be […]

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Weekly youth shooting program held in Carson City

January 19, 2017 — A weekly shotgun shooting program coached by nationally certified 4-H, NRA, and YSSA shotgun coaches is open to kids in grades 6-12. The program meets at 6 p.m. Fridays at Capitol City Gun Club, 3590 Arrowhead Drive. Its focus is on gun safety, shooting basics […]

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Douglas County Public Library in Minden holding all-day screening of movie ‘Groundhog Day’

January 19, 2017 — The 1993 movie “Groundhog Day” will be shown all day at the Minden Library on Groundhog Day, Thursday, Feb. 2. The movie, rated PG, is about a weatherman who finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again. The library will play it […]

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Volunteer opening on Carson City Library Board of Trustees

January 19, 2017 — One volunteer is needed to serve on the Carson City Library Board of Trustees, the body that oversees all library policy and budgets. Applicants must be a Carson City registered voter and willing to serve approximately six to eight hours a month. The position will […]

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Share your love stories with the Nevada Appeal

January 19, 2017 — Was it love at first sight? Did he repeatedly ask you out? Share your stories of love and the Nevada Appeal will publish them on Valentine’s Day. Send submissions of 450 words or less to editor@nevadaappeal.com with the subject line “Love Stories.” Submissions also can […]

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Douglas County Democratic Women to meet Feb. 6 in Minden

January 18, 2017 — “Money in Politics” is the topic of a presentation to be given at the Douglas County Democratic Women’s monthly luncheon on Feb. 6 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Annette Mangus, executive director of Battle Born Progress, will be the speaker. Registration begins at […]

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‘Aging in Nevada’ forum coming to Carson City Brewery Arts Center Jan. 24

January 18, 2017 — A free event sponsored by Sierra Nevada Forums will explore the data regarding Nevada’s aging population. The forum, at 6 p.m. Jan. 24, will cover how Nevada is one of the fastest aging states in the country, and the implications of an aging population in […]

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Founders Roundup to benefit Dangberg Home Ranch nonprofit

January 18, 2017 — A Chautauqua portrayal of President Theodore Roosevelt will be the focus at the Founders Roundup benefit on February 4. The event includes a special dinner and will be held at Minden’s CVIC Hall, with proceeds supporting the non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch. Over the […]

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Jazz workshop planned for Carson City student musicians

January 17, 2017 — The Mile High Jazz Band Association will hold a jazz workshop for middle school and high school instrumental musicians from Carson City on Saturday, January 21 at Carson Middle School, 1140 W. King Street, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuition is free. The workshop […]

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Carson City churches holding community concert of prayer Friday

January 17, 2017 — Join several Carson City churches for a community concert of prayer at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Good Shepherd Wesleyan Church, 1505 Railroad Drive. The quarterly event focuses on worship, fellowship and prayer. For more information, contact Pastor Nick at 775-885-8361 or pastornick@gswc.org.

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State Route 342 to Virginia City open after flood closures

January 17, 2017 — The Nevada Department of Transportation has reopened State Route 342 in the Virginia City and Gold Hill area following damage from last week’s flood. Flood waters eroded sections of the roadside shoulder and guardrail near the south end of SR 342. The road had temporarily […]

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Economic forecast of 2017 planned at next Carson City Chamber of Commerce luncheon

January 17, 2017 — Will the economy continue to rebound under President Donald Trump’s promised growth of 4 percent? Will employment remain stable? Will the proposed interest rate hikes damage or aid the economy? What does this all mean for Carson City and Nevada? These questions and others will […]

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Carson City Road Runners RV Club to meet Jan. 26

January 16, 2017 — Carson City Road Runners RV Club will have its monthly meeting at Grandma Hattie’s on Jan. 26. Lunch will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The club has openings for new members. If you have a self-contained RV and would like to get away […]

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Change in Carson City Leisure Hour Club’s January speakers

January 16, 2017 — Kim Copel Harris will talk about the history of the Pony Express at Carson City Leisure Hour Club’s next meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Harris, a member of the Leisure Hour Club, serves as secretary of the National Pony Express Association, Nevada Division. Her program […]

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Soroptimist bingo fundraiser on Jan. 28 in Dayton to help fund local scholarships

January 16, 2017 — A bingo fundraiser on Jan. 28 will benefit scholarships for local high school girls, as well as one woman returning to school. Soroptimist International of the Comstock’s fundraiser will be on Jan. 28 at the Dayton Senior Center. The event includes a silent auction and […]

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Public input sought on how to enhance Spooner Lake

January 13, 2017 — Anyone with ideas on how to improve visitors’ experience at Spooner Lake is welcome to submit their ideas to Nevada State Parks. Improvements are being planned for the Spooner unit of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park. Comments are being taken through a survey, available through […]

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Carson City commodity food distribution is Jan. 20

January 12, 2017 — Friends In Service Helping, or FISH, is distributing free USDA Commodity Foods to Carson City families 9-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. No one will be admitted before 9 a.m. Families must sign an issuance sheet […]

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Douglas County Public Library closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 12, 2017 — The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It will resume its regular schedule at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17. The library is on Facebook and Twitter, and online at douglas.lib.nv.us. […]

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Western Nevada College holding driver education classes

January 12, 2017 — Safety tips, driving regulations and handling peer pressure are all covered in driver education courses offered by Western Nevada College on all three of its campuses and at Fernley High School during the spring semester. At its Carson City campus, teens age 15 and older […]

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