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Carson City

Today is the last day for Little League signups

Late signups for the Carson City Little League, ages 5-9, are open until today. For information, visit

Nevada Day Parade board looking for events coordinator

The Nevada Day Parade Board of Directors is looking for an events coordinator. This position is part-time, volunteer and nonpaid. Interested persons can fax their resume to 882-6815 or e-mail it to

CHS offers alumni link on Web site

Carson High School's Web site now contains a link for alumni to find out about high school reunions. Information about reunions to be placed on the Web site can be sent to Kathy Mather, or fax 283-1790. A description of the event is preferred. Those wishing to view the page can visit and click on the "alumni" link. Call 283-1601.

BLM Hosting Women's History Month speaker

Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta will help commemorate Women's History Month at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Bureau of Land Management Field Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, as a guest speaker.

Saitta was elected in 2006. She began her judicial career as a Las Vegas Municipal Court Judge in 1996, and was elected to the Eighth Judicial District Court two years later. She served as a senior deputy attorney general where she was appointed as the Children's Advocate for the state before becoming a judge. She has been recognized with the District Attorney Outstanding Service Award, Angels in Adoption Award from the U.S. Congress, as an outstanding Child Advocate of the Year, and listed in the 2005 Top 500 Judges in America. Contact Patricia McNeill, 885-6112, for event details.

Douglas County

Seniors may qualify for USDA food

Seniors 60 years of age or older may be eligible to receive a free box of food every month through the USDA's Commodities Supplemental Food Program. Income eligibility requirements are an annual gross income of $12,740 for a single household or $17,160 for a two-person household. Prospective clients need to supply a pay stub or bank statement, and a driver's license or state identification card, or two utility bills, lease agreements or rent receipts. Representatives from the Food Bank of Northern Nevada will be at the Douglas County Senior Center, 2300 Meadow Lane in Gardnerville, at 9 a.m. Monday to take registrations. Call 783-6455.


Video is tribute to ranching families

A special "Exploring Nevada" program focusing on ranch families who have worked in Nevada for more than a century will be 3 p.m. today at the Wilbur D. May Museum at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Call 785-4512.

Celebrate the vernal equinox at the May Arboretum

There will be a free vernal equinox walk at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Call 785-4153.


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