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Carson Online is a flexible school choice

August 19, 2017 — Carson Online, the Carson City School District's online education program, was piloted at Pioneer High School in 2009. It has become a very successful online credit option for students in CCSD that has helped change culture, provide technological support, and has helped raise the graduation […]

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Deputy fires 5 shots at suspect outside Carson Nugget

August 19, 2017 — On Friday at 6:09 p.m., a Carson City Sheriff's Deputy checked out of his patrol vehicle at the southwest corner of the Carson City Nugget, informing the dispatcher of a suspicious person. At 6:12 p.m., the 911 Dispatch Center received multiple calls of shots being […]

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Six-Mile Canyon fire at 185 acres

August 19, 2017 — The Six-Mile Canyon fire was at 185-acres Saturday night. The fire is burning in brush, grass and pinion-juniper on steep slopes along the road between Virginia City and Dayton Valley. The fire started 11:04 a.m. Friday, according to the Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch. No structures […]

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Carson Nugget hosting beer crawl today

August 19, 2017 — The inaugural Carson Beer Crawl will take place from 3-7 p.m. today. The crawl will start at Laxalt Plaza. There will be live entertainment featuring the band Bootleg. The beer crawl will go to over a dozen downtown business.

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Faith & Insight: ‘All Belong In Christ’

August 18, 2017 — In "Eleanor Rigby" The Beatles inquire about "all the lonely people" and wondered "where do they all come from?" They asked, "where do they all belong?" Eleanor Rigby longs for love, marriage and happiness. She "picks up the rice in the church where a wedding […]

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Nevada broadband network planned for public safety agencies

August 18, 2017 — The state of Nevada has set a deal with FirstNet and AT&T to set up a wireless broadband network for Nevada's public safety providers. "This will make Nevada the 15th state or territory to bring advanced technologies to its first responders, helping them save lives […]

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Teri’s Notebook: Carson City community rallies around man who had bike stolen

August 18, 2017 — Randy Gaa was leaving the Cracker Box on Wednesday when he saw a man rummaging around behind the restaurant. Gaa watched as the man emerged and rode away on an orange BMX bicycle. "I wasn't sure if it was his or not so I ran […]

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Carson City Library hosting event to view the eclipse

August 18, 2017 — Come join the Carson City Library in viewing the Solar Eclipse from 9-11 a.m. Monday. The library will have hands-on activities, a telescope with safety filter, and other informational activities to help you commemorate this amazing event. This program is part of NASA@ My Library, […]

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Fremont Elementary eliminates early drop-offs

August 18, 2017 — Starting Monday at Fremont Elementary School, parents and guardians will need to drop off their children no earlier than 8:05 a.m., as supervision will officially begin on campus at that time. Since the school is supported by government funding, the grant provided by the government […]

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HopeFULL environment at 7th annual Carson Tahoe HopeFest

August 18, 2017 — The 7th annual Carson Tahoe Health HopeFest on Friday night featured an enthusiastic crowd, as the festival launched a new competition for the Most HopeFULL team. Held at the hospital's Cancer Center, 10 departments from the hospital dressed up in themes to win the title, […]

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Execution for Dozier set for November

August 18, 2017 — The Department of Corrections on Friday announced it will go forward with the execution of Scott Raymond Dozier in November. But the American Civil Liberties Union almost immediately issued a statement opposing the plan saying it uses "an untested experimental drug combination that has never […]

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The Popcorn Stand: I don’t want to watch Nicholas Cage playing quarterback

August 18, 2017 — It could be weird watching the Houston Texans play football this year. Not that I'm a big Texans' fan or plan to watch them that much. But here's hoping DeShaun Watson beats out Tom Savage as the Texans' starting quarterback. The only reason why is […]

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Past Pages for Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017

August 18, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Prepare for the races: We understand that Messrs. Bran and King of this city have leased the Carson Race Track, and that on Wednesday morning next, they will commence in earnest to pat the track in order so that at a very […]

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2 injured in deputy involved shooting outside Carson Nugget

August 18, 2017 — A deputy and a suspect were both injured after an officer involved shooting outside the Carson Nugget tonight. According to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong a deputy responded about 6:10 p.m. to the Carson Nugget for a call about a suspicious subject. Furlong said the […]

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Gov. Brian Sandoval lauds small high-tech startups

August 18, 2017 — RENO — When Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval first took office in early 2011, he freely admits it was a bleak time for the Silver State. As the recession was wreaking havoc in the state, the unemployment rate stood at nearly 14 percent, 175,000 jobs were […]

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Nevada Tax Commission to hear pot ruling Aug. 29

August 18, 2017 — The Nevada Tax Commission has agreed to bar the department from issuing marijuana distribution licenses to anyone except liquor distributors until they hear the appeal of Thursday's ruling opening licensing to retailers, cultivators and others in the pot business. Kevin Benson representing distributors including Carson […]

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Hutchison won’t seek re-election

August 18, 2017 — Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison said Friday he will not seek re-election in 2018 to that post. He said he believes the office has expanded its scope during his four years there, "in meaningful and substantive ways." But Hutchison said he has other commitments. "I'm blessed […]

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Newton, Massachusetts man arrested on drug charges says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

August 18, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 8:24 a.m., Stephen Skipworth, 33, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony parole and probation violation after deputies responded as backup near […]

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Six Mile Canyon fire up to 250 acres (live updates)

August 18, 2017 — Saturday mid-day update: The Six Mile fire is currently estimated at 250 acres. The fire is in unified Command between Storey County and the BLM.  Ground units are constructing hand line, re-enforcing perimeter control, and are actively engaged in mopping up.  No structures currently threatened.    […]

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CGI hosting job fair today, Saturday

August 18, 2017 — CGI, Inc. conducts a job fair today and Saturday  from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 3675 Arrowhead Dr., Carson City. CGI has immediate openings for Day Shift: receptionist, facilities assistant, payroll/hr clerk I, manual machinist I, production expeditor, mechanical inspector, CNC gear cut set-up […]

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