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Chipotle highlights Carson Mall’s fall grand openings

July 20, 2017 — The fall will see a number of grand openings at the Carson Mall. Chipotle Mexican Grill is set to open the second week in October in the recently-constructed building at the corner of Carson and Stewart streets at the southwest corner of the mall property, […]

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Past Pages for Friday, July 21, 2017

July 20, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Miss Clapp and Miss Babcock: The lady principals of the Sierra Seminary expect to leave here for a trip through the Big Tree Grove and Yosemite Valley. We wish them a pleasant jaunt and safe return home. 130 Years Ago All sorts: […]

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Historic coin press returning to operation at Nevada State Museum

July 20, 2017 — In February 1870, the sparkling new steam-powered coin press inside the U.S. Mint in Carson City struck its first coin, a Seated Liberty silver dollar with a crisp CC mint mark. One hundred and forty seven years, millions of dollars, a couple of road trips […]

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Carson City Montessori School permit OK’d; extended stay motels discussed

July 20, 2017 — The Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved a two-year special use permit for Carson Montessori School after hearing the school's appeal of a Planning Commission decision denying a permit. The school applied for the SUP to expand into adjacent property for use as an exploratorium […]

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O.J. Simpson granted parole in Nevada robbery

July 20, 2017 — LOVELOCK — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star. Simpson, 70, could be a […]

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Rowe steps down as Carson City airport manager

July 19, 2017 — The Carson City Airport Authority is looking for a new airport manager. Tim Rowe, the Carson City Airport's manager for the last six years, resigned on July 2 and left the job on July 14. "It has been my pleasure to work at the Carson […]

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July 19, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Piper's Opera House: There was an attempt by some unknown person to effect the destruction of Piper's Opera House by setting fire to certain inflammable contrivances and throwing them into the basement. Owing to the watchfulness and efforts of Joseph Haydon, night […]

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Carson City woman reaches out to Haitian children

July 19, 2017 — One Carson City woman is working to improve living conditions for children in Haiti, one book at a time. Colleen "Coco" Crum has spent the last year writing, publishing and distributing books to children in Haiti. "It is (a small way to help), but if […]

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OJ Simpson to face Nevada parole board with freedom in sight

July 19, 2017 — LOVELOCK — O.J. Simpson once thrilled crowds as he ran for touchdowns and hurdled airport seats in car rental ads to achieve Hollywood celebrity before he was acquitted of murder in the 1995 "trial of the century" in Los Angeles. Now, an aging Simpson will […]

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Advocate’s Traci Trenoweth to miss Taste of Downtown for birth of child

July 19, 2017 — This year, the Advocates to End Domestic Violence will have a tasty bundle of joy for the Taste of Downtown event at the end of July. In addition to preparing for the Advocates to End Domestic Violence's Taste of Downtown event, organizer Traci Trenoweth is […]

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The Union Carson City joins Taste of Downtown

July 19, 2017 — For The Union, one of Carson City's newest eateries, joining the Taste of Downtown was a great way to become incorporated in the community. The restaurant will only have been open for about two months before the event, but is eager to show off their […]

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Carson City Taste of Downtown is Saturday

July 19, 2017 — The Advocates to End Domestic Violence are hosting its annual Taste of Downtown event July 22, to benefit domestic violence victims. The event features a host of local food vendors and restaurants, serving samples of their best cuisines for attendees to sample. "That is one […]

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Lyon County officials lower Walker River flood stage alert

July 19, 2017 — Lyon County officials said the Walker River is beginning to drop after residents in the Walker River Basin reported seeing a high river flow. Lyon County Manager Jeff Page said many residents in Yerington, Smith Valley and Mason Valley have removed flood protection measures. Page […]

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Lyon and Mineral counties getting new state park

July 19, 2017 — More than 12,000 donated acres of land in Lyon and Mineral counties will soon be a new state park along the Walker River. The Nevada Division of State Lands accepted the gift deeds facilitated by the Walker Basin Conservancy and will assign the donated property […]

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Carson City announces ‘zero tolerance’ policy on marijuana sales to youth

July 19, 2017 — Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury said Wednesday Carson City will have a "zero tolerance policy" for marijuana sales to youth in Carson City. "Marijuana has been legalized for possession and use by adults," Woodbury said in a press release. "But it is still illegal […]

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SMOKE

July 19, 2017 — Threatening more than 1,500 structures and triggering evacuations in town after town Wednesday, California's Detwiler Fire is causing air quality advisories in Northern Nevada as smoke continues to push into the region. Located in Mariposa County and burning west of Yosemite National Park, the fire […]

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Past Pages for Wednesday, July 19, 2017

July 18, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Contemplated Episcopal Church: The festival netted as much as four hundred dollars. The successful parties and festivals have been held under the auspices of the ladies of the church for more than two years. We should suppose that the Trustees have enough […]

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Joining Forces looks to slow down speeders

July 18, 2017 — Throughout the rest of July, local law enforcement will be working on slowing down speeders in Northern Nevada. For the July Joining Forces event, Highway Patrol and Carson City Sheriff's Office will be focusing on drivers exceeding the speed limit or driving aggressively. Speeding is […]

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Local charity hosts free family event, Water Wars

July 18, 2017 — Saturday's temperatures are forecasted to reach the high 90s, so why not take the kids out for a water balloon challenge? As a local non-profit aimed to promote random acts of kindness, The Littlest Things is hosting a free community event for all ages: the […]

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Carson City health inspections for July 7, 2017

July 18, 2017 — Carson City Health Department's food-service inspections for July 12. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations: Arco ampm, 720 S. Carson St., scored 100 points. Big Lots, 4215 S. Carson St., 100 points. Dairy Queen, 3198 […]

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