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Douglas County Democratic Women to meet Feb. 6 in Minden

January 18, 2017 — “Money in Politics” is the topic of a presentation to be given at the Douglas County Democratic Women’s monthly luncheon on Feb. 6 at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Annette Mangus, executive director of Battle Born Progress, will be the speaker. Registration begins at […]

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‘Aging in Nevada’ forum coming to Carson City Brewery Arts Center Jan. 24

January 18, 2017 — A free event sponsored by Sierra Nevada Forums will explore the data regarding Nevada’s aging population. The forum, at 6 p.m. Jan. 24, will cover how Nevada is one of the fastest aging states in the country, and the implications of an aging population in […]

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Founders Roundup to benefit Dangberg Home Ranch nonprofit

January 18, 2017 — A Chautauqua portrayal of President Theodore Roosevelt will be the focus at the Founders Roundup benefit on February 4. The event includes a special dinner and will be held at Minden’s CVIC Hall, with proceeds supporting the non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch. Over the […]

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Jonathan Gary Brown

January 18, 2017 — Jonathan Gary Brown, 76 of Minden, passed away on January 16, 2017, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 775-888-6800

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Area weather

January 18, 2017 — Fallon weather Today A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Tonight Rain likely before 4am, then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest […]

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Road conditions

January 18, 2017 — Roads are icy in western Nevada. For updates call 511 or go to http://nvroads.com/icx/pages/incidentlist.aspx I-80 Crash There is an incident (Crash) on I-80 WB in Humboldt County Nevada from milepost 187 through milepost 190; expect delays. Estimated End Time is 7:01 PM I-80 Unknown There […]

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Tuesday’s winning Calif. lotto numbers

January 18, 2017 — Tuesday night’s winning California lotto numbers were: Daily 3 Evening: 7-6-4; Daily 3 Midday: 5-2-5; Daily 4: 9-5-8-4. Daily Derby: 1st: 9 Winning Spirit; 2nd: 2 Lucky Star; 3rd: 7 Eureka; Race Time: 1:45.42; Fantasy 5: 03-11-15-21-28; Mega Millions: 20-31-54-56-59, Mega Ball: 3; Megaplier 5. […]

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Fresh Ideas: A president without precedent

January 18, 2017 — At the end of every year, TIME magazine selects a “person of the year” for its cover. Nancy Gibbs, the managing editor, says this isn’t meant to be viewed as an “honor,” but simply an acknowledgement the person selected has had the “most influence, for […]

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Truckee River drops water level; Carson River stream flow to be tested today

January 18, 2017 — Despite heavy rainfall and snow Truckee River received the last two weeks, water levels dropped tremendously although it’s still at a high level for this time of year, said the U.S. Geological Survey’s Nevada Water Science Center on Tuesday. After a flood occurs, scientists and […]

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Kit Carson made history 170 years ago

January 18, 2017 — Editor’s note: The following is the first of two editions about Kit Carson and early Nevada history. There was no difficulty recognizing the figure astride a white horse leading a column of U.S. Army scouts on an extraordinary 145-mile expedition that began 170 years ago […]

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Carson City health inspections for Jan. 13, 2017

January 18, 2017 — Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for Jan. 13. All scores are on a 100-point scale, with points deducted depending on the severity of violations: Pizza Hut, 2441 N. Carson St., scored 100 points. Wingstop, 3965 S. Carson St., scored 99 points. Plastic eating utensils […]

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Past Pages for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 — 150 Years Ago Thanks to George Lewis: The construction by George Lewis of the crosswalk at the intersection of Carson and King streets (that is the occasion of public thanks) and for a bottle of 99-year-old pale brandy for the editor. 130 Years Ago Insane […]

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Natural Living: Transitioning into New Year of Enlightenment

January 18, 2017 — We create New Year’s resolutions as a way to start over and maybe even create a whole new us. But often those promising resolutions fail before they ever really begin. Perhaps we’re just making the wrong resolutions. What if there was one New Year’s resolution […]

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Get Healthy Carson City: Stay active through winter

January 18, 2017 — This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. The weather outside is frightful, but with a little preparation, you can still find delight in spending time outdoors. Active commuting, like walking and biking, […]

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Recipe: Gluten-free cheddar biscuits by Tina Galhaut

January 18, 2017 — These biscuits are a Sunday breakfast favorite in our household. I serve them with winter hash and poached eggs (recipe coming Feb. 8), and the leftovers make great after school sandwiches for our son Logan (just cut the biscuits in half, toast them and add […]

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Letters to the editor for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 — Replacing Obamacare could be futile endeavor I don’t quite understand why the new administration is talking about “replacing” Obamacare. Why not just change the name to Trumpcare? It is obvious, the reason for the government to be involved in health care at all, is for […]

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The Popcorn Stand: Fine line between Baby Boomer and Baby Buster

January 18, 2017 — I don’t know why this bothers me so much, but apparently I’m no longer a Baby Buster. I was always under the impression the cutoff birth dates for those in the Baby Boom generation was from 1946 to 1964. Since I was born in 1965, […]

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Eyemart Express opening doors in Carson City

January 18, 2017 — Eyemart Express is opening its second Nevada location in Carson City. The eyewear retailer is opening a store at 4530 S. Carson St. on Jan. 30. The store offers optometry service, an in-house lab, and one-hour order fulfillment on eye glasses. “Busy people who work […]

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Gov. Brian Sandoval covers accomplishments, goals in State of State | 2017 Nevada Legislature

January 17, 2017 — Gov. Brian Sandoval used his State of the State speech Tuesday to announce a major expansion of the Tesla plant at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. He said Tesla plans to build electric motors and gearboxes for the Model 3 at the Nevada plant. The […]

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Nine Carson City proposed road projects to go to RTC

January 17, 2017 — A list of nine proposed road projects for the next fiscal year go to the Regional Transportation Commission for its approval next month. The city expects to have about $1.6 million in RTC capital funds in 2017-2018 to spend on roads, Patrick Pittenger, Carson City […]

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