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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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Man arrested on marijuana, alcohol possession of a minor, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

March 29, 2017 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 8:37 a.m., a 33-year-old Dayton man was arrested on suspicion of two counts of failure to appear after deputies conducted a warrant service near […]

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Proposal to fund Old Clear Creek Road repair made

March 29, 2017 — A bill to divvy up the proceeds from the sale of the former Clear Creek Youth Camp was heard by the Assembly Government Affairs Committee on Wednesday. In 2015, the Nevada Legislature passed Assembly Bill 15, which set aside money from the future sale of […]

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Nevada coalition wants reimbursements for insulin

March 29, 2017 — Nevadans dismayed by soaring drug prices told state lawmakers Wednesday the state should take unprecedented action to curb costs. A coalition of hotel and casino owners, union leaders and Democratic lawmakers are attempting to mandate pharmaceutical companies refund people for overpriced American insulin. The bill […]

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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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UPDATE: Female victim in fatal crash on Eastlake Boulevard

March 29, 2017 — An adult female died Wednesday afternoon when the motorcycle she was driving collided with a recreational vehicle at Washoe Lake, according to the Washoe County Sheriff's Office. The crash happened on Eastlake Boulevard about 5:30 p.m. According to Bob Harmon, public information officer for the […]

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The Popcorn Stand: Heads up, it’s another head cracking story

March 29, 2017 — Yes, I've written quite a lot about numbskulls. Or hard-headed people. Or whatever you want to call them. And yes I'll write the disclaimer, "Don't try this at home." Jerry Seinfeld is one of my favorite comedians and he's talked about how the human species […]

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Hwy 50 set to close on Friday

March 29, 2017 — There will be periodic single lane closures on U.S. 50 east of Fallon through the day on Thursday, but the highway will remain open to traffic in both directions on Thursday with minimal travel delays. Construction will begin at 7 a.m. Friday morning with the […]

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Pyramid Lake Indian Wars part 1: Williams Station massacre

March 29, 2017 — This is the first in a series of articles about some of the most tragic events in the history of Nevada. About once a month, I will send out a story to describe the events that forever changed the lifestyle of the Native American Indians […]

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Ron Knecht and Geoffrey Lawrence: Life springs eternal through generations

March 29, 2017 — Each year as spring arrives, we watch life renew itself and are reminded of the path of history, the evolution of mankind and our role in the universe. For we two baseball fans, spring is a special treat. All our lives, spring marked the rebirth […]

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Jim Hartman: Federal law trumps Nevada’s marijuana initiative

March 29, 2017 — White House press secretary Sean Spicer's Feb. 23 comments on marijuana received major attention in Nevada. Spicer volunteered marijuana is still illegal under federal law and there would be "greater enforcement" in states that legalized recreational marijuana. Marijuana is illegal to possess, cultivate or distribute […]

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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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Letters to the editor for Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 29, 2017 — Airport's name fitting tribute to Pat McCarran's legacy Democrats in our state Legislature and Congress want to rename McCarran International Airport after Harry Reid. They also hope to replace the late Sen. McCarran's statue in Congress with that of Reid's. Not only is Reid undeserving […]

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Art from WNC

March 29, 2017 — Western Nevada College student Amanda Yau is seen with her self-portrait at the Community Development Building, 108 E. Proctor St. Thursday is the last day to see work by Yau and 20 other students in Capital City Arts Initiative's display 'Art from WNC.'

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Carson City area live entertainment for March 30-April 5, 2017

March 29, 2017 — Jamie Rollins from 7 to 10:30 p.m. today at Living the Good Life, 1480 N. Carson St. The Novelists at 7 p.m. today and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden. Gary Douglas from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at […]

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Carson City youth performances of ‘Give My Regards to Broadway’ planned

March 29, 2017 — A toe-tapping Broadway fairy tale starring local youth will run for three performances in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Carson City Community Center. Youth Theatre Carson City's production of George M. Cohan's "Give My Regards to Broadway" will play Friday and Saturday. The production […]

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Advocates call for end of death penalty

March 29, 2017 — Assemblyman James Ohrenschall and Sen. Tick Segerblom, both Democrats, called on colleagues to abolish the death penalty in Nevada. Scott Coffee of the Clark County Public Defender's office told the Assembly Judiciary Committee the death penalty is, "broken and it is broken beyond repair." "The […]

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Advocates call for end of death penalty

March 29, 2017 — Assemblyman James Ohrenschall and Sen. Tick Segerblom, both Democrats, called on colleagues to abolish the death penalty in Nevada. Scott Coffee of the Clark County Public Defender's office told the Assembly Judiciary Committee the death penalty is, "broken and it is broken beyond repair." "The […]

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Carson Valley Sinfonia celebrating 25th year with free concert

March 29, 2017 — An area symphony is celebrating a quarter of a century of free music in Carson Valley. A free concert is planned at 4 p.m. Sunday in Minden's historic CVIC Hall where Carson Valley Sinfonia will celebrate its 25th year. The program will feature Bach's "Brandenburg […]

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