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Free movies to be shown at Douglas County Public Library in Minden

April 28, 2017 — The Douglas County Public Library is showing movies for teens and adults at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays in the meeting room. May's theme is Science Fiction & Fantasy: May 6: "Guardians of the Galaxy" (PG-13) May 13: "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13) May […]

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Free events planned at Sierra Place Senior Living in Carson City

April 28, 2017 — Free trips, presentations and other events are being held at Sierra Place Senior Living, 1111 W. College Parkway. Geri Meyer, a retired therapist, will explore challenges that come with aging at 10 a.m. May 6. Meyer leads Embracing Change and Aging, a discussion about how […]

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Events planned at Fort Churchill State Historic Park in Silver Springs

April 28, 2017 — Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of ranger-led programs during the month of May, highlighting the area's rich history and abundant natural resources. Coffee with a Ranger — Bring your favorite mug and join a ranger for some early morning conversation. Ask […]

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Carson City RPEN to meet Tuesday

April 27, 2017 — The next meeting of the Carson City Chapter of RPEN will on Tuesday at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive. The board meets at 1 with the general meeting to follow at 2 p.m. Florence Phillips will be speaking about the ESL program […]

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Inaugural Safety Day planned May 13 in Gardnerville

April 27, 2017 — A collection of agencies with information about how to handle emergencies such as earthquake, flood and wildfire will be at Lampe Park in Gardnerville on May 13. Douglas County Community Emergency Response Team's inaugural Safety Day will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Agencies […]

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Cook-off planned to support Carson City caregivers

April 26, 2017 — St. Peter's Episcopal Church is offering the chance to support local caregivers while sampling a variety of dishes. The Caregiver Cook-off will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at the church on N. Division and Telegraph streets. All are welcome to join the caregivers […]

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Nevada Humane Society seeks donations of adult cat food

April 26, 2017 — Nevada Humane Society has a dire need: donations of dry food for adult cats. On a daily basis, the shelter goes through about 120 pounds of dry cat food and 80 cans of wet cat food. In addition, over a thousand pounds of cat food […]

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Smith’s Food & Drug raising funds for Renown Children’s Hospital

April 26, 2017 — Smith's Food & Drug is asking customers to join it in raising money for Renown Children's Hospital by adding a donation at the register, joining the in-store activities, or dropping coins into the boxes at check stands. The campaign, "Bringing Hope and Healing to Kids," […]

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Western Nevada College holding student art reception Thursday

April 26, 2017 — An art show highlighting Western Nevada College students' learning and progress in art and graphic communication is up at the Carson City campus. The annual student art show will can be seen through May 12 in the main gallery. The gallery is hosting a reception […]

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Lyon County Republicans to meet May 6 in Smith Valley

April 26, 2017 — The Lyon County Republican Central Committee will meet May 6 to learn about grass roots politics and meet with Republican officials. The event will start at 10 a.m. at the Smith Valley Library, 22 Day Lane. For information, contact Scott at keller@hsne50.com, or go to […]

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Nonprofit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch in Minden in need of volunteers

April 26, 2017 — The Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch is seeking volunteers to help with events, guest services and gardening activities at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. The nonprofit manages the park and is working to improve operations, complete restoration projects and provide guest services. Its mission […]

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Annual Western Nevada College gem and mineral sale to return Friday

April 26, 2017 — Help Western Nevada College Geology Cub raise funds while adding a few gems to your rock collection on Friday. The public can start or grow its own collection by attending the Geology Club's second annual free Gem and Mineral Sale that runs from 10 a.m. […]

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Entries sought for 32nd annual Run What-Cha-Brung car & motorcycle show

April 26, 2017 — The Karson Kruzers are calling for local and regional car, truck and motorcycles to be showcased in its 32nd Run What-Cha-Brung car show to be held at Carson City's Fuji Park June 23-24. The judged event offers no restrictions as to year, make, or model […]

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Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada in Carson City offering free admission at open house

April 25, 2017 — Free admission to the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada will be offered during an open house from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 6. The event will showcase new exhibits including Simple Machines, an earthquake table, brain table, a pirate themed knot tying exhibit, and […]

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Hikes, Washoe Valley Day celebration & more planned at Washoe Lake

April 25, 2017 — May events at Washoe Lake State Park include a guided hike to Virginia City, a sunset hike, Celebrate Washoe Valley Day and a wildlife-based campfire program. Reservations are required for the guided hike to Virginia City and for the sunset hike. Park entry is $7 […]

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Sheepdogs at work in Carson City

April 24, 2017 — Sharron Tipton of Carson City photographed sheepdogs practicing in the meadows near Ormsby Boulevard.

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NDOT planning work on State Route 28 May 1-4, delays expected

April 24, 2017 — Travel delays are expected as the Nevada Department of Transportation restripes State Route 28 at Lake Tahoe May 1-4. Reduced speed limits and travel delays of up to 30 minutes are anticipated on State Route 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. The […]

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Douglas County Democratic Women holding meeting May 1

April 24, 2017 — Dr. Amy Pason, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, will be the speaker at Douglas County Democratic Women's meeting May 1 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Pason specializes in persuasion and social justice advocacy, […]

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Town hall in Yerington to cover potential of area flooding

April 24, 2017 — A town hall meeting at 7 p.m. May 1 will cover flood potential on the Walker River system. Representatives from Lyon County, City of Yerington, National Guard, Nevada Division of Emergency Management, Walker River Irrigation District and other response agencies will be on hand to […]

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Tip-a-cop fundraiser in Carson City to help Special Olympics Nevada

April 24, 2017 — Special Olympics Nevada will benefit from a fundraiser presented by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Thursday at Chili's. The Tip-a-Cop fundraiser will donate 20 percent of proceeds made from 4 to 8 p.m. to the nonprofit that provides athletic opportunities to Nevadans with intellectual […]

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