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Carson City supervisors provide funds for Curry Street Project

October 19, 2017 — The Board of Supervisors on Thursday allocated funds to tackle Carson City's next big street project. The Downtown Curry Streetscape Project will redo five blocks of Curry Street between Musser and Robinson streets as well as one block of each side street between Carson and

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Initial approval given to Lompa project by Carson City supervisors

October 19, 2017 — An agreement between Carson City and the developers of Lompa Ranch gained initial approval Thursday while an application for another 200 houses there was submitted to the city. The Board of Supervisors heard on first reading an ordinance approving a developer agreement for Lompa Ranch,

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Carson City roads advisory group maps out its future

October 18, 2017 — The citizens board advising Carson City staff on road projects and maintenance met Tuesday to map out its future. Lucia Maloney led her first meeting of the Transportation Resource Advisory Forum for Carson City, or TRAFCC, since taking over as the city's transportation manager. She

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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 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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RTC reviews Sierra Vista Lane project

October 13, 2017 — The Regional Transportation Commission accepted donations of half a dozen easements and right of ways while they wait to receive others needed for the Sierra Vista Lane project. The road project will reconstruct 2.5 miles of Sierra Vista Lane between Pinion Hills Road and Rio

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SlotWorld Casino in Carson City closing Sunday for remodel

October 13, 2017 — SlotWorld Casino is closing at midnight Sunday so its new owner can remodel the casino. The plan is to reopen by Thanksgiving, said Bill Henderson, director of sales at the Carson Valley Inn (CVI). The U.S. Highway 50 casino's new owner is Mike Pegram, through

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TEDx Carson City talk focus on living life to the fullest

October 11, 2017 — Live big, give big. That's the simple message Jamie Bianchini plans to deliver in his 15-minute TEDx Carson City talk on Friday. "It's about balancing goals and intentions. Taking care of our families, meeting our financial obligations, doing that big and dreaming big," Bianchini said.

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Carson City looks to swap land for armory development

October 10, 2017 — Carson City is once again trying to spur redevelopment of the former armory site on South Carson Street. The city is talking to Nevada Division of State Lands, which owns the property, about putting the roughly 14 acres on the market so it can be

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First phase almost complete at Carson City wastewater facility

October 7, 2017 — On Nov. 8, Carson City's Water Resource Recovery Facility will hold a ribbon cutting to mark a milestone in the plant's makeover. Contractors K.G. Walters Construction and Q&D Construction are now completing the $30 million first phase of the rehab a year ahead of schedule.

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Stacey Giomi to run for Carson City Board of Supervisors Ward 1 seat

October 6, 2017 — Former Carson City Fire Chief Stacey Giomi announced he is running for the city's Ward 1 supervisor seat in 2018 on Friday. "I've always been really active in the community and I miss that daily connect," said Giomi. "I am not a sit on the

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Carson City Board of Supervisors hold firm on Jan. 1 marijuana deadline

October 5, 2017 — The Board of Supervisors held to a deadline for recreational marijuana distributors despite a request for an extension. Stephanie Rice, WinterStreet Law Group in Reno, representing Paladin, a Carson City-based marijuana distributor, asked the board on Thursday if the business could have until April 1

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Schulz builders request more time for park for Carson City project

October 4, 2017 — The developers of Schulz Ranch may get more time to build a park. The Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday heard a request from Lennar Reno, LLC and RyderDUDA Carson, LLC, the builders at the south Carson City residential development, to change the timeline requiring

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Abowd says she’ll finish strong as Carson City supervisor

October 3, 2017 — Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd's achievements may be felt long after she leaves office in early 2019. The two-term supervisor from Ward 1 announced last week she won't run for reelection in 2018. Her current term expires Jan. 7, 2019. "With 15 months to go

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Carson City Chamber meeting covers how to fight tech crime

October 3, 2017 — It's not unusual these days to sit down in a coffee shop and without a thought connect your laptop or cell phone to a public network, maybe one reassuringly named "coffee shop." Don't do it. If it's unfamiliar and doesn't require a password chances are

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Pot stores to be considered by Carson City supervisors

September 30, 2017 — The Carson City code allowing retail marijuana stores could be adopted on Thursday by the Board of Supervisors. The board will hear on second reading two ordinances relating to recreational marijuana businesses. One ordinance covers zoning and would allow retail stores as a conditional use

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Carson City Library to close for renovation

September 29, 2017 — The Carson City Library will be closed for seven to eight weeks, probably during the upcoming holidays. That's the bad news. The good news is the doors will be shut so the facility can undergo a much-needed makeover. "We're not immune to those comments on

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Carson City must explain effluent discharges

September 28, 2017 — Carson City has until Oct. 6 to provide the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection with an explanation for two unauthorized discharges of effluent. Both discharges were from a 14-inch pipeline along Highway 50 East that carries reclaimed water to Eagle Valley Golf Course, which uses

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Nevada transportation officials in Carson City for feedback

September 27, 2017 — The Nevada Department of Transportation is finishing up a road trip collecting feedback from the public about the state's roads. NDOT representatives will be at Comma Coffee in Carson City at 8 a.m. today and in Reno and Sparks later in the day, completing a

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Lucky day in Carson City: Glenn Lucky celebrates 65th birthday

September 27, 2017 — Glenn Lucky celebrated his 65th birthday on Wednesday with cheers, tears and a hearty rendition of "Happy Birthday" from 100 or so of his closest friends. "I'd like to thank everyone for being here. This is overwhelming," said Lucky, whose voice cracked as he teared

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