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Band bringing funk and soul to Dangberg park

June 27, 2017 — Reno band The Sextones will perform funk and soul at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. The Sextones is a family of music renegades known for viciously executed soul compositions and white-knuckle driving funk. Tipping their hats to the days […]

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Carson City Historical Society hosting flea market July 8

June 26, 2017 — The Carson City Historical Society's first flea market of the summer will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8. Fourteen vendors will be offering antiques, collectibles and crafts at the Foreman-Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson St. Also, the Historical Society will be selling […]

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Free meals available to Carson City kids through summer

June 26, 2017 — School may be out for kids in Nevada, but the need for healthy meals never ends. Nearly 266,000 students in Nevada are eligible for free and reduced lunch, making up more than 55 percent of the student population. Kids are offered free and nutritious meals […]

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Carson City Photo Club to meet Tuesday

June 26, 2017 — All levels of photographers are welcome at Carson City Photo Club's meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at the Carson City Sheriff's Office on Musser Street. Those who attend are asked to enter through the building's west entrance.

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Blood donations needed in Carson City heading into summer

June 26, 2017 — The local blood inventory has dipped significantly, so to continue meeting patient needs United Blood Services is aiming to collect at least 1,000 donations in Northern Nevada by July 4. United Blood Services says the long holiday weekends such as the Fourth of July make […]

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Tickets on sale for Carson City’s Polar Express holiday trains

June 26, 2017 — Tickets are available offering the chance to climb aboard historic coaches donned in holiday lights and garland for a train ride to the North Pole this holiday season. By the warmth and glow of an old-fashioned wood stove, passengers can curl up and listen to […]

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Douglas County Public Library closed for Fourth of July

June 26, 2017 — The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be closed on July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. The library will resume its regular schedule at 10 a.m. July 5. For information, find the library on Facebook and Twitter, or go to douglas.lib.nv.us, or call […]

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Young Chautauquans to visit Dangberg Historic Park in Minden

June 23, 2017 — Young Chautauquans will present "People Who United the States" at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, June 28, at 6:30 pm. The Douglas County Historical Society's Young Chautauqua Program presenters are 15 year old Jahmila Santiago as "Sarah Winnemucca", 15 year old Sandia […]

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Fundraiser for Carson City’s Muscle Powered ends Saturday

June 22, 2017 — The chance to show support for trails is offered while getting the chance to win three bikes worth $6,000 and equipped with components from SRAM, RockShox, Maxxis and Stan's NoTubes. Running through Saturday, Epic Rides is hosting the Hail the Trail fundraiser to benefit three […]

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Huntsman Cancer Institute unveils new cancer research center

June 22, 2017 — SALT LAKE CITY — Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah announced the official opening of its Primary Children's and Families' Cancer Research Center, a world-class facility dedicated to advancing research in cancer. Jon M. Huntsman also announced today a commitment from the […]

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Free wildlife shows planned by Douglas County Public Library

June 21, 2017 — As part of its summer reading fun, the Douglas County Public Library is providing two wildlife shows on July 12. The first show will take place at 4 p.m. at the Zephyr Cove branch, 233 Warrior Way. Another is planned at 6 p.m. at the […]

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Nevada Business Connections holding breakfast Wednesday

June 20, 2017 — Buzz Harris, a licensed business broker with the Liberty Group of Nevada, will be featured at a monthly breakfast sponsored by Nevada Business Connections. Harris, a 35-year resident of Nevada, has operated and managed several businesses. He spent 25 years as a public affairs and […]

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Youth summer program underway in Carson City

June 20, 2017 — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada began summer programming with Camp Battle Born on June 5. Camp Battle Born runs through Aug. 11. Activities are planned around weekly themes including survival camp, artful antics and mad science camp. Matt Sampson, director of operations […]

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Journey of Hope rolls into Carson City

June 19, 2017 — Western Nevada College again hosted a group of cyclists on their way across the country to help people with disabilities. Journey of Hope is part of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity's national efforts to serve people with disabilities. Their trek spans 32 states and 12,000 combined […]

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Douglas County Public Library to close for Fourth of July

June 19, 2017 — The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be closed on July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. The library will resume its regular schedule at 10 a.m. July 5. For information, find the library on Facebook and Twitter, or go to douglas.lib.nv.us, or call […]

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Volunteers sought to teach English in Carson City

June 19, 2017 — United Latino Community in Carson City needs community volunteers to teach basic English to adults. A free workshop for volunteers is planned from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at United Latino Community, 1711 N. Roop St., at the corner of Roop Street and Beverly Drive. […]

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Carson Mall seeks volunteers for hot-dog-eating contest

June 19, 2017 — The Carson Mall is hosting a hot-dog-eating contest from 1 to 4 p.m. July 4, and volunteer grillers are needed to help make it happen. The two-round elimination contest offers four categories — kids, teens, men and women. Entry costs $2.50; anyone under 18 must […]

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Summer reading program for adults set at Douglas County Public Library

June 19, 2017 — Adults are welcome to join the Douglas County Public Library's summer reading program in July. Anyone 18 and older can register at the Minden or Zephyr Cove locations. Participants will get the opportunity to share their opinions on the books they read. There will be […]

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Local amateur radio operators holding Field Day in Minden

June 19, 2017 — June 25 and 26 is Field Day, an annual contest for amateur radio operators across North America. SIERA (Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Assn.) will hold their Field Day at Minden-Tahoe Airport from 11 a.m. Saturday through the night to 11 a.m. Sunday. The goal of […]

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Storytelling weekend planned at Dangberg park in Minden

June 19, 2017 — A weekend of Storytelling brings a variety of talent to the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, 2017. The featured tellers at this year's event are Willy Claflin, world-music percussion band The Batamba Collective, Mother Lode Storytelling Guild tellers Linda […]

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