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‘I just didn’t know how else to say ‘thank you’

October 16, 2017 — After a deputy with the Carson City Sheriff's Office helped one local woman find her lost wallet, she made sure to repay the department in a big way. To show her appreciation to the department, 70-year-old Doris Rothman-Browning donated $2,500 to the K9 Unit and

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Flavors of India coming to Carson City soon

October 16, 2017 — Carson City will have more eclectic dining options in December. Flavors of India plans to open Dec. 3 in the standalone space at the Carson Mall formerly occupied by Tahoe Ridge Winery & Bistro. The new restaurant will be open seven days a week, serving

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Carson High School Blue Thunder Marching Band reigns

October 16, 2017 — The Carson High School Blue Thunder Marching Band placed first in its division, first for outstanding percussion and first for outstanding music at the 13th annual Performance of Champions at Galena High School on Saturday.

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Heller has $4.2 million war chest

October 16, 2017 — Democratic contender Jacky Rosen outraised Sen. Dean Heller this past quarter, raking in $1.2 million compared to the $1.1 million he reportedly raised during the quarter. But Heller has a substantially larger war chest — more than $3.5 million before this most recent quarter's contributions

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Grim Reaper at Kinkead Building in Carson City

October 16, 2017 — Work started Monday on the demolition of the old Kinkead Building. But before workmen began, they and public works erected a 7-foot tall, plywood silouette of the grim reaper — painted black, of course. the demolition begins with environmental crews removing asbestos and other hazardous

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Get Healthy Carson City: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 16, 2017 — This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Tuesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. Most breast cancer is found in women 50 years and over and about 10 percent

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Flirtey launches first drone defibrillator service in US

October 16, 2017 — RENO — A drone delivery service has announced a new partnership with a Reno-based ambulance company to send out defibrillators and other emergency equipment by air during responses to cardiac arrest. The drone delivery company Flirtey announced last week it is joining forces with the

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University of Nevada, Reno students are repainting stairwell tagged with swastikas

October 16, 2017 — RENO — Some students at the University of Nevada, Reno say they're repainting a stairwell that had been tagged with swastikas at the Church Fine Arts building. Artists, students and faculty were invited to join Sunday's project to repaint what is called the graffiti stairwell.

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CHS adds Health Information Management class

October 14, 2017 — Carson High School Career & Technical Education has added Health Information Management, HIM, to its Health Science and Public Safety Career Cluster for the 2017-2018 school year. Because the accepted understanding in the healthcare industry is all medical related professions will become fluent in HIM

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Carson High School student creates winning Senators NOW logo

October 14, 2017 — When teachers Patt Quinn-Davis and Cindi Mills approached graphic design instructor Patricia Ababio and asked if her students would design a logo for their new digital media/broadcast journalism class, Senators NOW, she jumped at the opportunity. The two-week project was worked on by 32 Graphic

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Past Pages for Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017

October 14, 2017 — 150 Years Ago The shooting match at Virginia was continued through Sunday. The well deserved reputation of Mr. F. King of Carson as a crack pigeon shooter being the subject of conversation. A match was made for him with Mr. Johnny Tuers of San Francisco.

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Senior lunch menus for week of Oct. 16, 2017

October 14, 2017 — Note: Menus for week of Oct. 16 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Dr.: MONDAY: Chicken Alfredo, linguine, broccoli, Jell-O with fruit and garlic bread sticks. TUESDAY: Meatball sandwiches, coleslaw, fresh fruit and cherry apricot

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Boys & Girls Clubs fundraiser a huge success

October 14, 2017 — The 24th annual Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada Luau, the Clubs' main fundraiser of the year, collected approximately 17 percent of its overall operating costs for the organization's Carson City and Carson Valley locations. The event featured live music, dinner and no-host bar

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Carson City Board of Supervisors to hear Lompa Ranch project developer agreement

October 14, 2017 — The Lompa Ranch developer agreement is on the next Board of Supervisors' meeting agenda. The item was scheduled twice before and pulled for further work on a provision negotiated between the developer and the Carson City School District (CCSD) concerning land to build a new

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Carson High School senior makes supporting classmates and kids a priority

October 14, 2017 — Recently, Carson High School senior Tobi Arreola was crowned as 2017 Homecoming King, while his close friend, Hannah Golik, was crowned Homecoming Queen. "I didn't think I was going to be nominated," Arreola said. "There's a lot more diversity and openness at the school compared

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Carson City Road Report for Oct. 16-22

October 14, 2017 — The following information applies to the period of Oct. 16-22: U.S. 50 will have lane closures between Linehan Road and Flint Road at the V&T Railway crossing, Tuesday, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work. Please

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Pioneer students attend JAG installation event

October 14, 2017 — On Tuesday, students involved in the JAG program at Pioneer High School participated in their annual Installation and Initiation I&I ceremony. Friends, family, and faculty joined together in the Nevada Room at the Governor's Mansion to witness the induction of the Pioneer Chapter's new members,

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Western Nevada College News & Notes: Public invited to participate in Western Nevada College’s master planning process

October 14, 2017 — What do you wish Western Nevada College's campus had? The community is invited to participate in a meeting to assist Western Nevada College with the 10-year master plan for its campuses on Oct. 24 in the Bonanza Room at Carson City Community Center. The community

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Senator Square: Carson High School Honors Government students rally to help others

October 14, 2017 — Carson High School honors government students, three separate classes, are hosting fundraisers as part of teacher Angila Golik's U.S. Citizenship unit. One class is focused on the Help A Mother Out Diaper Drive, and a second class is leading the Food for Thought Food Drive.

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Homeland Security funding formula doesn’t recognize Vegas’s real population

October 14, 2017 — Even before the Las Vegas shooting, Nevada's Division of Emergency Management and its Clark County counterpart were warning that too little federal homeland security money was going to Las Vegas. Caleb Cage, head of the Division of Emergency Management, said just two days before the

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