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Carson City area senior lunch menus for Feb. 20-24, 2017

February 18, 2017 — Note: Menus for week of Feb. 20 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr.: MONDAY: Center is closed for Presidents Day. TUESDAY: Salmon, scalloped potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, fruit cups and berries in a […]

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Past Pages for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

February 18, 2017 — 150 years ago Theater: Notwithstanding the bad walking, there was another full house at the theater last evening. The Lady of Lyons was remarkably well performed, all things considered. Mrs. Getzler’s Pauline was excellent. Col. Taylor’s Claude was a careful and successful assumption. 130 years […]

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Night Lights: Carson City Photo Club’s monthly winners

February 18, 2017 — Carson City Photo Club meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office; use the west entrance. All levels of photographers are welcome.

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Carson City road report for Feb. 20-26, 2017

February 18, 2017 — The following information applies to the period of Feb. 20-26: Flood related activities at the following locations are underway. Drivers are asked to use caution near work crews. Kings Canyon Road from Longview Way to the end of the pavement. Rhodes Street from Curry Street […]

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Marijuana legalization hasn’t changed Carson City K-9’s operation

February 18, 2017 — Though new laws have made marijuana legal in Nevada, nothing has changed for how the Carson City Sheriff’s K9s do their jobs. So far, with the legalization, the K9 officers haven’t run into any problems while utilizing the drug dogs. The K9 officers said this […]

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Emergency mental health center fills need in Carson City

February 18, 2017 — A new emergency health center in Carson City is addressing the needs of mental health and substance abuse patients in the area. The Mallory Behavioral Health Crisis Center, a 10-bed unit located in Carson Tahoe Specialty Medical Center on Fleischmann Way, opened in early January. […]

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Major disaster declaration for Nevada, Carson City

February 17, 2017 — WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Friday federal disaster assistance has been made available to Nevada to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms, flooding, and mudslides from Jan. 5 to Jan. 14. […]

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White House distances itself from report DHS weighed National Guard for immigration roundups

February 17, 2017 — The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, but lawmakers said the document offers insight into the Trump administration’s internal efforts to enact its promised crackdown on illegal immigration. […]

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February 17, 2017 — 150 years ago Painful accident to a boy: We learn that a young lad at Empire had his shoulder blade broken on Friday by being run over by a wagon loaded with wood. We don’t know his name nor the particulars. Guess the mysterious part […]

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Faith and the divided states of America

February 17, 2017 — The cartoon map of North America began appearing after the bitter “hanging chads” election of 2000, when the U.S. Supreme Court put Republican George W. Bush in the White House. In most internet variations, part of the map is blue, combining Canada and the states […]

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Moved by compassion and moved to action

February 17, 2017 — As I write this article, many are focused on what is happening with our nation’s tallest dam in Oroville, Calif. More than 100,000 people (some news agencies reporting even 200,000) were told to evacuate from areas near the Oroville Dam in Northern California. Officials feared […]

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Carson City urges caution during outdoor activities

February 17, 2017 — Because of recent storms and flood events, several parks, trails and open spaces throughout Carson City have sustained more than $2 million in damage. The City is actively working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Nevada Department of Public Safety […]

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Carson City Kinkead building finally on list for demolition

February 17, 2017 — The long-sought demolition of the Kinkead Building is back in the proposed state budget. That East King Street building was described by Mike Meizel, former head of the state Buildings and Grounds Division, as the worst building the state ever built. He tried more than […]

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Lyon County roads closed due to flooding

February 17, 2017 — Lyon County Manger Jeff Page said Friday afternoon that Miller Lane from Highway 95A to Aizzi Lane and Aizzi Lane to Pete Hendrichs Road in Mason Valley are closed because of low level flooding from the Walker River. Lyon County anticipates the closure to be […]

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Carson Valley Middle School student arrested for threats

February 17, 2017 — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested a juvenile Thursday after receiving reports a students intended to “shoot up” Carson Valley Middle School. The 12-year-old suspect allegedly messaged another student, threatening to bring a gun to school and start shooting. The student’s parent intercepted the message […]

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NV Energy warns of consumer alert to customers

February 17, 2017 — NV Energy has learned a person(s) falsely identifying themselves as employees of the company are calling customers and making deceptive threats about their electric service. The number also falsely represents itself as NV Energy. NV Energy doesn’t call customers to demand immediate payment for any […]

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Past Pages for Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

February 17, 2017 — 150 years ago Warren Engine Company will come out for drill at 1 o’clock this afternoon. All hands wanted on the brakes! Curry Engine Company will come out for drill at 1 o’clock this afternoon. A full attendance of the members is requested. 130 years […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs’ State Youth of the Year named

February 16, 2017 — With courage and an ambition to influence generations to come, seven Nevada teens shared their stories in front of a room full of state and legislative figures, about how their personal challenges inspired them to devote time to the community. The public speaking contest held […]

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Open house at historic Carson City site to honor Native American heritage

February 16, 2017 — Native American art will be central to an open house on Sunday at one of Carson City’s historic buildings. The Foundation for Carson City Parks and Recreation is offering a glimpse into the Wungnema House in Mills Park from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The […]

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Carson City Senior Center wants input

February 16, 2017 — The Senior Center wants your input. Carson City wants to know what services and activities residents want to see at the Beverly Drive facility. Surveys for both residents who already use the center and those who don’t, including younger citizens, are now posted at the […]

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