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Carson City Planning Commission OKs hotel and marijuana facility

March 30, 2017 — The Planning Commission approved a special use permit (SUP) for a hotel on Curry Street and Clearview Drive. The proposed hotel is a four-story TownePlace Suites by Marriott comprising 95 units with kitchenettes designed for longer stays, but stays still less than 28 days. The […]

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Lyon County Sheriff’s Office seeking help in finding missing Fernley teen

March 29, 2017 — The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in locating 16-year-old Annabelle Guerrero who's missing from Fernley. Guerrero is reported to have left her home on Feb. 21. She left in an unknown direction without giving any information. It's not known if she's alone […]

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Soup’s On stresses blue for law enforcement in Carson City

March 29, 2017 — Green, yellow, orange and, especially, blue were the colors of the Carson City Chamber of Commerce's Wednesday lunch. Former Carson City Manager Linda Ritter made a presentation on True Colors, a system developed by Don Lowry in 1978 and used by human resource departments to […]

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Past Pages for Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 29, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Ducks: A mysterious unknown appeared at the Appeal printer's door and roused us from our meditations. Upon answering the door we were confronted by a member of the Sardine Club who put a brace of teal "ducks" into our hands and decamped […]

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Lane shifts on U.S. 50 in South Carson City to happen Friday

March 29, 2017 — Lane shifts will take place on U.S. 50 near Spooner junction in south Carson City beginning Friday as the Nevada Department of Transportation reconstructs the intersection to connect to the future Carson City freeway. Both directions of U.S. 50 at the South Carson Street Spooner […]

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Stormwater hike headed to Carson City supervisors

March 28, 2017 — The Utility Finance Oversight Committee is recommending the Carson City Board of Supervisors approve an increase in stormwater rates phased in over three years. The committee voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend an across-the-board rate hike of 25 percent starting in July, at the start of […]

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Past Pages for Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 28, 2017 — 150 Years Ago An act to provide revenue poem (in part): Poor Bill! Tho'ust had a stormy time A time of grief and woe, In your passage thro' this Upper House Ere you could be let go. For seventy-two successive days I've seen your pleasant […]

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Carson City health inspections for March 24, 2017

March 28, 2017 — Carson City Health Department's food-service inspections for March 24. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations: Brugo's Pizza Co., 3228 N. Carson St., scored 100 points. Carson Cigar Co., 318 N. Carson St., Suite 101, 100 […]

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Carson City’s ‘Shine Blue Lights’ honors law enforcement

March 28, 2017 — Merchants and residents who value the risky work of police and sheriff's deputies can show their support in a new city program to shine blue lights as a beacon to officers and tribute to those who died in the line of duty, city officials said. […]

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Cases of whooping cough on the rise in Carson City area

March 28, 2017 — Carson City Health & Human Services is reporting an increase of pertussis, or whooping cough, cases in Carson City and Douglas County. Health & Human Services is reporting the outbreak as an isolated event; however, health officials are encouraging families to take preventive measures. Caused […]

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$20 million in Little Valley Fire damages claimed — so far

March 28, 2017 — Washoe Valley residents whose homes and property were damaged or destroyed in the Little Valley Fire are seeking more than $20 million in damages from the state. The fire started as a controlled burn Oct. 3 in Little Valley, specifically the Whittell Forest and Wildlife […]

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Carson City to receive disaster assistance for February floods

March 28, 2017 — The federal government has approved financial assistance to state, tribal and local governments in Nevada. Gov. Brian Sandoval applied for the assistance after flooding and other weather related damage in February, an effort backed by Nevada's congressional delegation. "I am grateful for the cooperation from […]

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Be on the alert about diabetes

March 27, 2017 — This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Tuesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Today is Diabetes Alert Day, and Carson City Health and Human Services wants to remind everyone about the important public health impact that diabetes has […]

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Whooping cough cases seen in Carson City

March 27, 2017 — Who would have thought that in 2017 we would be seeing Pertussis (whooping cough) cases in Carson City? If you have been in the bug business as long as I have, (39 years and counting), you learn how humbling germs can be. Just when you […]

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March 27, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Shade trees: Loads of trees are passing through the streets — now is a good season to transplant trees. They can be made to live and thrive here. The best instance may be seen on the premises of Secretary Noteware's home. The […]

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It feels like home for new Nevada State Museum director

March 27, 2017 — Myron Freedman's first trip to a museum was a family outing to the Nevada State Museum in Carson City in the 1960s. The excitement of exploring the old mine tunnel in the museum's lower level and getting an up-close look at artifacts ranging from arrowheads […]

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California man dies in fall from Stateline casino parking structure

March 27, 2017 — A Fresno man apparently fell to his death early Monday morning off the Harvey's Casino parking structure at Stateline. David Garcia, 29, was last seen alive leaving the casino floor at 2:20 a.m. At 3 a.m., Douglas County dispatchers were notified that a man with […]

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Business briefly: RE/MAX agent earns annual sales production award

March 26, 2017 — Mary Jo Brummer, with RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, has qualified for the distinguished RE/MAX Chairman's Club Award in 2016 which honors successful agents. In 2016, the Chairman's Club Award was presented to less than two percent of all active RE/MAX Agents. This is the second year […]

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Education achievements: Local second-grader places in NDOT drawing contest

March 26, 2017 — Three students, including one from Nevada, placed in the Nevada Department of Transportation's Stormwater Love NV Waters drawing contest open to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The winners include: first place: Carson Redford, kindergarten, Challenger-Silverado School, Henderson; second place: Chelsi Thornton, fifth grade, Flag […]

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Carson City Volunteer Connection

March 26, 2017 — This continues RSVP's Sunday column of outstanding volunteer opportunities. If you're interested in volunteering, contact Sandy at 775-687-4680, ext. 6. Don't call agencies directly as they can't process applications to volunteer. NEW! The Carson City Sheriff's Office and the Carson City Senior Center are looking […]

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