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Carson City Soroptimist to feature Family Support Council of Douglas County

August 15, 2018 — Carson City Soroptimist will feature Norma Ruelas from the Family Support Council of Douglas County at its program meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 22 at Glen Eagles. The meeting is open to the public, with prior reservation required. There's no cost to attend,

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Fire Prevention Week poster contest open to students in Nevada

August 15, 2018 — The chance to be featured on billboards across the state is up for grabs to area students who submit in the 2nd annual Nevada Fire Prevention Week poster contest. This year's campaign, "Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere," focuses on three critical

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Carson Now publisher to be Dems luncheon speaker

August 15, 2018 — Kirk Caraway, owner/publisher of Carson Now, will be the featured speaker at Monday's Democratic luncheon. Originally from Kansas, Kirk began his career as a newspaper writer and editor, a time-honored family tradition, but migrated over time to online platforms. He will share his perspective on

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Free forum to cover Carson City’s affordable housing crisis

August 15, 2018 — The Sierra Nevada Forums event scheduled for Sept. 11 is centering on "Workforce Affordable Housing: Who Can't Afford to Live in Carson City?" The free event at 6 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center's Performance Hall, 511 W. King St., will detail why people may

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Fernley Republican Women hosting Lyon County sheriff candidates

August 14, 2018 — The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold its next meeting at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on August 21, 2018. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. The FRW will host

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Free engineering mini camp for kids planned in Silver City

August 13, 2018 — Boys and girls ages 7-13 will build and code robots to move during an annual engineering mini-camp in Silver City on Tuesday, August 14 from 10 a.m. to noon. The free activity will be led by the Society of Women Engineers' Sierra Nevada section, in

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Chautauqua of Virginia City Watchman Alex Coryell at Dangberg Historic Park

August 13, 2018 — Chautauquan Deke DiMarzo will portray Watchman Alex Coryell: Virginia City Police Department 1873 to 1891 at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, August 15 at 6:30 p.m. Alex R. Coryell was a watchman for the Virginia City Police Department from 1873 until June

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Fundraiser at Governor’s Mansion in Carson City to benefit ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada

August 13, 2018 — Entertainment, food and a program by Mayor Bob Crowell are slated a fundraiser to benefit the ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada, a charity organization that helps non-English speaking adults learn and improve their English language skills. The fundraiser, offering sandwiches, snacks, desserts and drinks

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Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd hosting monthly Walkabout

August 13, 2018 — Carson City Ward 1 Supervisor Karen Abowd will host her monthly Walkabout on Friday, Aug. 17, at Mills Park. Everyone is invited to join the conversation and bring ideas, questions and concerns to the monthly gathering. To participate, simply meet at noon on the steps

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Douglas County Democratic Women to meet Sept. 10 in Minden

August 13, 2018 — The Douglas County Democratic Women (DCDW) is hosting a luncheon and program will on Sept. 10. "Understanding Nevada's Energy Ballot Questions" will be the topic with Mike Roberson, Northern Nevada Outreach Coordinator, discussing Question 3, and Kyle Roerink, Communication Director, discussing Question 6. The event

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Wildlife talk planned at Dayton State Park

August 13, 2018 — Join park staff for a program about wildlife living along the Carson River. Participants will take a short walk next to the river to look for signs of wildlife. A limited number of binoculars and wildlife guides will be available. It's advised to bring water,

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Carson City Christian Writers: Group geared toward avid readers, writers

August 13, 2018 — A local group has formed to encourage and educate those who love to read and write. The Carson City Christian Writers meets monthly on 10 a.m. on the third Saturday on the second floor of the Carson City Library. The group focuses on the mechanics

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Wild Horse Children’s Theater holding auditions for ‘Mary Poppins, Jr.’

August 13, 2018 — Wild Horse Children's Theater is proud to announce we have obtained the rights for the Northern Nevada premiere of Disney's "MARY POPPINS, JR."! Auditions will be held Thursday, August 23 and Saturday, August 25 for actors ages 5-18 at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson

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Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit cancels public meetings

August 13, 2018 — Due to a need to support the region's wildfire response, the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will reschedule the two Winter Travel Management open houses (previously scheduled for August 15 and 16) to later dates. Read more at https://www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu.

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Lecture to tell how a 1940 dredging project affected Dayton

August 3, 2018 — The Historical Society of Dayton Valley invites the public to attend a FREE Aug. 15 historic lecture at the Dayton Valley Community Center at 7:30 p.m. that features David Moore's presentation titled, "The Dayton Pit: Big Bonanza or Paradise Lost?" Moore's PowerPoint talk will describe

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Douglas Elks hosting Low Country Shrimp Boil Sept. 8

August 3, 2018 — Members of the Tahoe/Douglas Elks No. 2670 are hosting their annual Low Country Shrimp Boil at the Lodge on Saturday, Sept. 8. The dinner is open to the public. The cost is $20 per person and includes all the fixins' and Cajun entertainment. Social hour

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Lyon County Democratic Central Committee to meet Aug. 11

August 3, 2018 — The next monthly meeting of the Lyon County Democratic Central Committee will be held at the Dayton Valley Branch Library, 321 Dayton Valley Road, from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 11. The committee said the meeting is a great opportunity to learn about Democratic activities

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Smallwood Foundation awards grant to support Dangberg Historic Park

August 3, 2018 — The Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation has awarded a $13,000 grant to the non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch to assist the organization in its work operating the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. The park, located just outside Minden's western border, is operated

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Carson High School Class of 1985 holding reunion; all classes welcome

August 3, 2018 — The Carson High Class of 1985 is gathering at the Westside Pour House from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. The band One Way Street will provide music. Attendees will also honor classmates who have passed. All classes are welcome.

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Children’s Museum in Carson City hosting karaoke dance party

August 3, 2018 — Put on your dance shoes, warm up those vocal chords and join the Karaoke Dance Party at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7. The party, sponsored by US Bank, is a free event for families, with an emphasis

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