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Past Pages for Thursday, May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Murder of Jule Bouleite (sic): Last evening one Millen (sic), a Frenchman now in Virginia City for her murder, has been identified as the man who sold a dress pattern and diamond jewelry that were hers. The evidence is very strong. (Note: […]

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Memorial Day events slated for this weekend

May 25, 2017 — Services, parades, barbecues and other events are planned over Memorial Day weekend to honor the men and women who gave their lives serving in the armed forces. The Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley is the site of two events, the first of which is […]

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Memorial Day events slated for this weekend

May 25, 2017 — Services, parades, barbecues and other events are planned over Memorial Day weekend to honor the men and women who gave their lives serving in the armed forces. The Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley is the site of two events, the first of which is […]

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Cheatgrass could make for wind-driven grass fires

May 24, 2017 — A wet winter is bringing a bumper crop of cheatgrass, and it won't take many warm, sunny days for it to dry out and join the fuels already stacked up waiting for a spark. "There's a potential for large, low-elevation, wind-driven grass fires," East Fork […]

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Childcare permit denied by Carson City Planning Commission

May 24, 2017 — The Carson City Planning Commission on Wednesday denied a special use permit for a childcare facility on Randell Drive near the post office. The facility is planned for a building in a neighborhood business zone that abuts a residential area, which raised concerns about noise […]

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Bear attacks Colorado doughnut delivery car; officer confirms smell of doughnuts

May 24, 2017 — In what can only be described as a humours reminder of what living with bears means, here's a story from the Nevada Appeal's sister paper in Steamboat Springs, Colorado: STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo., — Doughnut delivery drivers in Steamboat Springs might want to start looking over […]

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No injuries in College Parkway crash

May 24, 2017 — No injuries were reported following a rollover crash on I-580 Wednesday morning. Carson City Sheriff's Office and Nevada Highway Patrol responded to reports of a single-vehicle crash on I-580 southbound after the College Parkway exit in Carson City around 9 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle had […]

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Unemployment falls to 4.6 percent in Nevada

May 23, 2017 — The statewide unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent in raw numbers, 4.7 percent seasonally adjusted, in April. The improvement was in part because of notable employment gains statewide. Job growth is up 3.6 percent or 46,200 over the year. While most of that is in […]

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Carson City health inspections for May 19

May 23, 2017 — Carson City Health Department's food-service inspections for May 19. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations: The Fox Brewpub, 310 S. Carson St., Suite 100, scored 100 points. Gold Dust West, Express Snack Bar, 2171 E. […]

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Past Pages for Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May 23, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Street sprinkling: Sweeney's horses attached to the water cart started off without him. They made good time for a short distance, and then the cart was upset — with little damage. 130 Years Ago All sorts: Miss Clapp (school teacher) lost a […]

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Emerald Fire reforestation begins at Lake Tahoe

May 23, 2017 — It's been seven months since the Emerald Fire burned 176 acres of forest on the South Shore, and reforestation efforts are already underway. Under the guidance of the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, volunteers with the nonprofit Sugar Pine Foundation have supplied […]

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Carson City Airport master plan update could include self-storage, hangars, terminal

May 23, 2017 — The Carson City Airport is updating its master plan. The main goal is to find new ways for the airport to make money and be ready to expand its business. "What we'd like to see happen is for the consultant to look at the best […]

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Nevada Democrats tout Arizona data in minimum-wage push

May 22, 2017 — Democratic lawmakers in Carson City on Monday pointed to recent examples of short-term economic success following minimum wage increases elsewhere as they argued to do the same in Nevada. Employment statistics have continued to improve in four states where voters decided in November to raise […]

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Past Pages for Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May 22, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Smallpox: The disease made its appearance in Austin. Dr. Wixom was called to see a man named Dunham who was lying sick in the stone-lodging house on Cedar Street, and there was no mistaking the disease. The man's body was covered with […]

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Get Healthy Carson City: Summer is coming to western Nevada

May 22, 2017 — This column appears in the Nevada Appeal's Tuesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Memorial Day, which will be observed next Monday, is a day of remembrance that gives Americans an opportunity to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice made […]

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To your health

May 22, 2017 — Today Tidal Wave — 5:30 a.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. Reverse the affect of sitting and standing in a flexed position all day! Use our Water Rowers to activate your under-used posterior muscles, and row your way to a […]

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Small brush fire put out in Carson City

May 22, 2017 — No structures were damaged following a small brush fire Monday afternoon. The Carson City Fire Department responded to reports of a fire burning in a field off of Country Village Drive, behind the Tanglewood Apartments around 3:40 p.m. Monday. Crews responded and had the fire […]

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WNC graduates over 500 students, breaking Jump Start program record (photo gallery)

May 22, 2017 — After a weekend full of celebrations, 551 Western Nevada College students proudly obtained their degrees on stage Monday at the 46th commencement ceremony at the Marv Teixeira Pavilion. The ceremony is deemed one of the largest graduating classes of WNC, presenting 592 degrees, said WNC […]

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Walker River predicted to reach peak on Friday

May 22, 2017 — A revised forecast by The National Weather Service in Reno has provided Lyon County official more time to complete protective measures to the Walker River area. The river is now forecasted to reach a peak of approximately 2500 cubic feet per second by Friday Lyon […]

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Northern Nevada to see increase in mosquitoes this year

May 22, 2017 — Nevada's increased precipitation brings an increased chance to see a lot more mosquitoes this summer. Because of the amount of water brought from the storms this year, many areas will stay wetter for longer, allowing mosquitoes more opportunities to increase their breeding grounds. "With our […]

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