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Saturday, April 30

Nevada Attorney General argues challenge to vouchers program doesn’t violate constitution

Editor’s note: This article corrects the fact that Monday’s Supreme Court hearing is on the commerce tax. The Attorney General’s office filed a brief Friday arguing the legislative vouchers program — the so-called educational Savings Accounts law — doesn’t violate the state constitution.

Memories of Wildcat athletics: Reason to be proud of ’Harvard on the Hill’

Editor’s Note: Throughout the 2016 Western Nevada College baseball and softball seasons, which are the last for WNC athletics, the Appeal has been featuring columns every Sunday from those who are sharing their memories of the programs. This is the final column of the series.

Friday, April 29

WNC baseball keeps pace in SWAC

While his batting average has languished for most of the season, Western Nevada College sophomore catcher Sam Salyers’ work ethic has not.

Wildcat softball powers to sweep

With the wind blowing out, home runs seemed to be in the cards, and the Western Nevada College softball team was dealing them. In game one, WNC put four out of the park to come out on top of the Badgers, 12-6. Noa Talia blasted two home runs to help the Wildcats take the second game, 12-9, finishing off the sweep Friday at Pete Livermore Sports Complex.

Prep roundup: Dayton beats defending state champ Fallon

DAYTON — The Dayton baseball team picked up its biggest win in quite a while, beating defending state champion Fallon in a wild game 18-12 Friday.

Roger Diez: NASCAR returns to Talladega this weekend

Gardnerville’s Robert Miller nursed his ailing Pro Stock car to the checkered flag at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday night to capture his second Nevada Pro Stock Association series $1000 winner’s purse of the season.

Mounted units go through extensive training

The Carson City Mounted Unit isn’t horsing around. Units from Carson, Elko, Sparks and Washoe police and sheriff’s departments participated in a four-day long training, getting their horses skilled and the riders certified to work.

Raffle underway in Carson City, Gardnerville to benefit Washoe Tribe

The Wa She Shu Foundation is holding a raffle for a 2008 Klamath boat. Tickets for $2 each or $20 for 15 are available in Carson City at Ed’s Dog House, 3300 Airport Road; MJ’s Sports Bar, 3679 S. Carson St.; Carson Smoke Shop, 2990 S. Curry St.; Crossroads Lounge, 300 Winnie Lane; Remedy’s, 306 E. William St.; Timbers Saloon, 124 E. Eight St.; and in Gardnerville at Wa She Shu Travel Plaza, 1001 Highway 395 and Chevron, 915 Mica Drive.

Silver Springs Senior Center hosting healthy aging expo May 25

Local seniors can learn about medications, raising grandchildren and being more active and other topics at a healthy aging expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 25 at Silver Springs Senior Center, 2945 Ft. Churchill Road, Silver Springs.

Carson City Brewery Arts Center hosting comedy showcase May 21

Wild Horse Productions is hosting a Stand-Up Comedy Showcase at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21 in the Performance Hall of the Brewery Arts Center, 551 W. King St.

Nevada Appeal seeking stories about mothers

The Nevada Appeal is accepting stories about moms, no more than 300 words, through May 5. Email stories and no more than two photos to editor@nevadaappeal.com, or fax them to 775-887-2420, or mail them to the Nevada Appeal, 580 Mallory Way, Carson City NV 89701. Stories will be printed on Mother’s Day, May 8.

Carson City Sierra Place offering free events in May

Sierra Place Senior Living, 1111 W. College Parkway, is hosting free events in May.

Virginia City hosting #FlashbackFriday Museum Days May through October

For the third year, Virginia City is hosting #FlashbackFriday Museum Days, an opportunity to tour a dozen of the historic town’s museums. While admission is waived, donations are encouraged, as many of the museums rely solely on contributions to keep their doors open. #FlashbackFriday Museum Days are the first Friday of each month from May through October.

The Greenhouse Project in Carson City hosting plant sale May 7

Carson City’s The Greenhouse Project will hold a plant sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 behind Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road.

Thursday, April 28

Prep roundup: Douglas baseball stays in playoff hunt

MINDEN — Hunter Simpson’s walk-off single capped a four-run seventh inning that lifted the Douglas baseball team to a key 8-7 Northern Division I win against Wooster Thursday afternoon.

Carson City Deputies honored for DUI, underage drinking enforcement

RENO — Five Carson City Sheriff’s Deputies were honored for their outstanding efforts with DUI and underage drinking enforcement. Deputies Michael Gibson, Erin McMahon, Chris Rivera, Jimmy Surratt and Josh Chaney were all honored by the Northern Nevada DUI Task Force at the Northern Nevada Law Enforcement Awards at the Kerak Shrine in Reno Wednesday night.

Carson baseball wins seventh straight

Carson High’s baseball team controls its own destiny, and the Senators couldn’t be happier. The Senators, thanks to a three-run rally in the fifth inning, knocked off Damonte Ranch, 6-5, for their seventh straight win Thursday night at Ron McNutt Field.

Friday Fodder: Nevada Wolf Pack men’s hoops turns into soap opera

Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... The bizarre soap opera that’s the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball coaching situation continued this week with the hiring of former UNLV head coach Dave Rice.

New Mexico man charged with stabbing

Officers from both the Fallon Police Department and Churchill County Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Mexico man Thursday night for allegedly stabbing a Fallon man in the abdomen.

February tax numbers up 5 percent, Carson up 9.3 percent

Taxable sales increased 5.1 percent in February compared to the same month of 2015. The total was just more than $4 billion for the month.

Tax incentive granted to new geothermal project

More of Nevada’s extensive geothermal energy is being tapped after the Governor’s Office of Energy (GOE) granted a tax incentive for the construction of a geothermal power plant in Churchill County.

JoAnne Skelly: Weed season is here

We are reaping the rewards of a wet winter — weeds! While weeds are merely plants out of place, they taunt us with their persistence. They torment us and our pets with their burrs. They take over the lovely flower beds we work so hard to keep attractive. They compete with our veggies for water and nutrients. They overpower our desirable plants. They can harbor pest insects. Later, after their growing season is over, their spent woody structures may blow up against fences or all over the yard creating a fire hazard.

Lane closures begin Monday on the Lovelock Highway

Additional lane closures will take place on U.S. 95 between Fallon and Interstate 80 beginning Monday as part of a Nevada Department of Transportation project to construct passing lanes and enhance roadway safety.

Leadership and responsibility

Months of preparing and nurturing animals for this year’s Churchill County Livestock Show and Sale fetches rewards and satisfaction for the 4-H and FFA students who participate in the three-day event.

NNDA recognizes Fallon dentist

Local dentist Dr. Cary Jaques received a major award for his work with the region’s Health and Wellness Hub initiative, expanding care for young children, the elderly, veterans and families in need.

Repealing the Commerce Tax will not unbalance the budget

Recently Ron spoke to an industry group about the petition to give voters the final say this fall on the onerous Commerce Tax passed by the Legislature and introduced by the governor last year.

Relay for Life news

RELAY BAKE SALE The Relay for Life team “Walking for Jeff” will be holding a bake sale on May 21.

New ‘Grow your Own’ classes begin Tuesday

The average carrot travels over 1,800 miles to get to our dinner plates. Processing and shipment of food accounts for 93 percent of our food cost.

CAPS: our community treasure

The past two articles have highlighted the journey of CAPS and how it grew from an idea to reality. It all happened because a few individuals had a vision for the discarded, abandoned, and unloved animals of Churchill County. Yes, dogs and cats were just dumped at the dump. How could anyone be so cruel? Starvation and death were common.

Climbing every mountain

Churchill County High School is presenting the Broadway musical “The Sound of Music” nightly at 7 p.m. from May 5-7 and May 12-14 in the CCHS theater.

Bathroom debate and the Overton Window

Recently, a debate arose concerning which bathroom a transgender person should use. North Carolina and Mississippi passed laws requiring people to use restrooms that correspond to their body parts, not their manner of dress. Seems fairly straightforward to me, but apparently not to a one-thousandth of one percent of the U.S. population. Oh, and we can add to that those who allow themselves to be targeted bullied by the LBGT community.

The coming curmudgeon

I am slowly but inevitably becoming a grumpy curmudgeon, I accept that now. That’s not to say that I don’t still see myself as the long-haired leaping gnome of my youth, but the evidence that my inner gray haired grouch is emerging is overwhelming.

Can you make your investments less taxing?

Tax Freedom Day, which typically occurs in late April, according to the Tax Foundation, is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year. So you may want to use this opportunity to determine if you can liberate yourself from some investment-related taxes in the future.

Prescription roundup slated for Saturday

The Prescription Drug (Rx) Round Up will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the CVS parking lot.

Fundraiser slated to re-elect Assemblywoman Robin Titus

A fundraiser to re-elect Assemblywoman Robin Titus will be Saturday from 1-4 p.m. at the Frey Ranch Estate Distillery, 1045 Dodge Lane.

Amodei plans vets town hall meetingin Fallon on Monday

Rep. Mark Amodei will be hosting a veterans’ town hall meeting in Fallon on Monday.

View from the Past

J.L. Keyser, an Elko undertaker, has purchased an auto hearse. Formerly, about the only horses in an Elko funeral procession were those used to pull the hearse but they will no longer be allowed this privilege…One of the first people in Reno to speak by telephone to the Atlantic coast is Mrs. May Malcolm, who recently spoke to friends in New York. The talk lasted three minutes and cost $17…Miss Marie Hayes, sister of Mrs. J.W. Flood, is here on a visit. A vaudeville company with which she is connected is to appear at the Rex Theatre in the near future. Churchill County Eagle, Saturday, April 29, 1916

Lady Wave seals series win in Fernley

The Lady Vaqueros’ last chance to tip the series against Fallon failed on Tuesday as the Lady Wave left Fernley after a 9-4 victory to win the three-game series.

Wave ends Fernley series in shutout

Fernley coach Jerry Torres was right after the last game when he said facing Fallon’s Alex Mendez would be like facing an entirely different team.

Thomson NIAA Top 10 Student-Athlete

RENO — Tristen Thomson added another notch to his already-impressive belt of accomplishments.

Fallon track dominates home meet

The Greenwave track and field team squeezed in a small tune-up meet on Wednesday before competing against familiar and bigger competition this weekend.

Rice hired as Wolf Pack assistant coach

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . The bizarre soap opera that is the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball coaching situation continued this week with the hiring of former UNLV head coach Dave Rice.

Senate approves amendment to deal with western drought

The U.S. Senate has approved a water management amendment proposed by Nevada senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller. In a joint statement, they said the amendment will help Nevada and other western states deal with record drought conditions along the Colorado River.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of child endangerment, DUI

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 7:50 a.m., a 19-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of a minor consuming and obstructing a peace officer after deputies responded to reports of a suspicious subject near Valley and Proctor streets. Bail was set at $450.

Carson City Elks Lodge hosting Mother’s Day ceremony, brunch May 8

Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177 is hosting a Mother’s Day ceremony and brunch from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 8 at the Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St.

Silver Springs Senior Center hosting yard sale fundraiser May 12-13

Silver Springs Senior Center, 2945 Ft. Churchill St., Silver Springs, is hosting a yard sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13.

Carson City Senior Center hosting RPEN meeting May 3

Dr. Annamieka Simmons Leary, M.D., an ophthalmologist, will talk about cataracts and other diseases of the eye and the available treatments at the next RPEN meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 3 at the Carson City Senior Center.

Dayton Branch Library celebrating 20th anniversary of ground-breaking May 4

The Dayton Branch Library is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a series of events from May 2016 to February 2017. Each event celebrates the people who support the library and the services it provides to the community.

Dayton Historical Museum hosting miniature farm tool exhibit in May

To celebrate Nevada State Historic Preservation and Archeology Awareness Month, the Dayton Historical Museum in Old Town Dayton at Shady Lane and Logan Alley will be open every day in May from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and from 10 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Exhibits this month include miniature-sized farm equipment and tools, with working parts, made by Dayton Western artist, Stony Tennant, and a collection of Nevada antique postcards from Pat Neylan’s collection.

Carson City Symphony hosting harpist Jeremy Keppelman May 1

The Carson City Symphony Association is holding an evening of music, wine, and dessert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at 2662 Danielle Drive in Carson City. The recital will feature award-winning classical harpist, Jeremy Keppelmann, accompanied by pianist Eric Kao.

Tahoe Douglas Elks hosting buffet breakfast May 22 in Gardnerville

Tahoe/Douglas Elks is hosting its monthly family buffet breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 22.

Carson baseball wins a wild one

RENO — The third time was the charm for the Carson Senators.

Classic musical ‘42nd Street’ to play at Carson City Community Center

As the curtain will rise on a stage full of tap-dancing feet this May, audiences will applaud Carson City’s version of one of the grandest, most intense celebrations of musical theater released on Broadway.

Carson City Chamber Singers presenting spring concerts May 6 and 10

Broadway show tunes for all ages will be performed in a pair of concerts by the Carson Chamber Singers.

Wednesday, April 27

Alumni notebook: How Carson City area athletes are doing at next level

BASEBALL Jace Zampirro, Carson, Feather River: Gave up 3 runs and 3 hits in 5 innings against College of the Siskiyous. Is 1-2 with 7.72 ERA.

Dayton stars to move onto college

Three Dayton High seniors — track and field standout Zach Hawley, volleyball setter Shalia Powell and basketball star Angela Sikora — are going to pursue athletic careers at the collegiate level.

Carson City Sheriff’s budget more than $18.4 million

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is looking at a normal budget cycle, with no big-ticket items allocated for the 2017 fiscal year.

Carson City Assemblyman P.K. O’Neill doesn’t attend GOP meeting to defend tax vote

Carson City Assemblyman P.K. O’Neill said Tuesday he had no plans to attend the Carson party executive committee meeting that evening.

Western Nevada College hosting community walk to spotlight sexual assault

Western Nevada College student leaders are serious about preventing sexual assault in our society. To bring awareness to the problem, they will lead a free public Sexual Assault Awareness Walk on Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.

Little League weekend for WNC baseball

This weekend will be Little League weekend for the Western Nevada College baseball program — and all children whether they play Little League or not 12 and under accompanied by an adult — will be admitted to the games at John L. Harvey Field for free.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Two men arrested on suspicion of battery

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 3:54 p.m., a 32-year-old Dayton man was arrested on suspicion of battery after deputies responded to reports of a suicidal subject at the Carson Tahoe Hospital. Bail was set at $1,000.

Lyon County Republican Central Committee to meet May 7 in Fernley

The Lyon County Republican Central Committee is meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7 at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A in Fernley.

Carson City Toyota Scion holding raffle to benefit Little League

Raffle tickets offering the chance to win a 2006 Ford Mustang, valued at $9,000, are available at Carson City Toyota Scion to benefit Carson City Little League.

Carson City Senior Center hosts weekly duplicate bridge games

The Carson United Bridge Enthusiasts (CUBE) run an ACBL sanctioned duplicate bridge game at noon Wednesdays at the Carson City Senior Center, 901 Beverly Drive.

St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Outreach Center in Silver Springs holding breakfast, sale

St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Outreach Center, 4280 Highway 50 in Silver Springs, is offering free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. May 4.

Sweet Sippin’ Sundays returning to Genoa May 1

Sponsored by the nonprofit Greater Genoa Business Association, Genoa’s Sweet Sippin’ Sundays will kick off its fifth year when it returns on Sunday, May 1. The event is held from 1 to 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month in May through October.

Highway 50 crash at Sheckler injures 2 drivers

An early morning crash at Sheckler Cut-Off and U.S. Highway 50 sent two local people to the hospital.

Historical Society of Dayton Valley’s free lecture series begins May 5

The Historical Society of Dayton Valley annual celebration of Nevada State Historical Preservation and Archeology Awareness Month begins at 7 p.m. May 5 at the Dayton Valley Community Center, 170 Pike Street in Old Town Dayton.

Relay for Life news

The American Cancer Society is holding its Relay for Life in Fallon on June 17-18 at Churchill County Middle School’s track and infield.

Tuesday, April 26

Recipe: Gluten-free galette by Susan Hart

As we move into spring and summer, I anticipate more guests and more entertaining. I like to mix up this dough in the food processor and have some in the freezer or refrigerator just in case! I use my flour, Help Yourself — It’s Gluten-Free!, but the dough could be made with another gluten-free flour as well. My flour is available locally at Sierra Acupuncture in Carson City or at the Great Basin Co-op in Reno.

Community spotlight: Tie for title at Thunder Canyon

Thunder Canyon celebrated its season-opening event with a two-way tie for the men’s club tournament

Those spoken words

It seems ridiculous, my talking about Christmas in April. However, while checking my bookcase for something to read, I found one by Gov. Mike Huckabee called “A Simple Christmas.” Mike sent this to me as a gift after I presented him with a scarf on his visit here last December.

Commissioners express concerns on BLM initiative

The Churchill County Commissioners submitted their comments on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed Rule Planning 2.0 initiative in their regularly scheduled meeting last week.

School board to meet at new auxiliary gym

The Churchill County Board of School trustees will meet at a different location Thursday.

Welcome to Medicare

Have you recently enrolled in Medicare, or will you in the near future?

Fire department to test hydrants

The Fallon/Churchill Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants for the remainder of April and during May in the evenings.

Masto speaks at Churchill Democrats dinner

As Nevada’s former attorney general, Catherine Cortez Masto ensured she visited every Nevada county during her eight years in office so residents and government agencies could find solutions for the challenges facing the Silver State.

Community bids fond farewell to Señor

The sun beamed down on Edward “Señor” Arciniega after Saturday’s funeral mass for the beloved Churchill County educator. Hundreds of friends, colleagues and family members lined the fence at the high-school athletic complex that bears his name and said their goodbyes, many wiping away tears as the hearse slowly moved around the track.

Fallon man receives maximum sentence for I-80 crash

Augustine Joseph Kennedy of Fallon was sentenced last week in the Tenth Judicial District Court to 96-240 months in the Nevada State Prison for seriously injuring two occupants when he slammed into their vehicle head-on on Interstate 80 in late December 2014.

Livestock show begins Thursday

The annual Churchill County Junior Livestock show begins Thursday and runs through Saturday at the fairgrounds. Saturday’s public sale/auction is set for 1 p.m.

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

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Fallon Democrats honor former governor, senator

During his years of attending the University of Nevada, Reno and serving the state’s residents as governor and U.S. senator, Richard Bryan never lost track of his friends or roots.

Señor, a man for all generations

Edward “Señor” Arciniega was one of those teachers that generations of Fallon students and parents will remember for a lifetime.

Letters to the Editor

DISAPPOINTED AT SMALL-TOWN MENTALITY Editor: I’m writing in reference to Jeanette Strong’s column “Donald Trump and Peter Pan.”

Lining up old tricks in new juice job controversy

Does the name Louis Ling ring a bell? Back in 2009 Ling resigned as executive director of the State Board of Medical Examiners. According to a Las Vegas Sun story at the time, the controversy surrounded a regulatory decision by the Board to give medical assistants the authority to give people flu shots and other vaccinations but not Botox injections.

Improving your health routines

When you feel strong nothing can hold you back. From building your muscles to strengthening your mind and conditioning your body, every day you strive towards looking and feeling healthy in the truest sense.

Nevada medical marijuana program streamlining issuance of cards

The head of Nevada’s Bureau of Public and Behavioral Health says the demand for medical marijuana patient cards is continuing to grow rapidly but staff is managing to reduce processing times.

Bucks rise and fall to Lady Wave home runs

Nobody can say home runs didn’t make a difference in the Lady Wave softball team’s series against the Lowry Lady Bucks.

Wave sweeps Lowry in SENIOR DAY GRAVITAS

The Greenwave varsity baseball team snared the series it wanted, sweeping the Lowry Buckaroos in Fallon’s last home series of the season, 19-6 on Friday, 10-1 and 6-0 in the doubleheader on Saturday.

Jeremy (Jermo) Allen Correlli

Beloved husband, son, father, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, uncle and friend. Jeremy (Jermo) Allen Correlli was born on June 23, 1981 in Carson City, Nevada to Rick and Patsy Correlli. He passed away peacefully in his home on March 30, 2016 in Carson City, Nevada.

Melvin “Mel” H. Cooper

Melvin “Mel” H. Cooper passed away April 3, 2016, in Carson City, NV. Mel was born July 14, 1924, in San Francisco, CA to Clum and Ethelyn Cooper

Robert Lawrence “Bob” Cole

ROBERT LAWRENCE ‘‘BOB’’ COLE, age 87, passed away on March 22, 2016 at Banner Churchill Hospital in Fallon. Bob was born Nov. 20, 1928 in Syracuse, New York.

Gladys Langson Veitch

Born September 3, 1921 in Omaha, Nebraska to Bessie and John Krage. Passed into Heaven March 23, 2016 in Carson City, Nevada. Gladys attended North High School in Omaha where she met and married the love of her life, Don Richard Langson in 1941.

Paul Charles Beck

Paul Charles Beck passed away unexpectedly March 9th, 2016 while in Houston, TX on a business trip at the age of 46. He was born February 18th, 1970 in Huntington Beach, CA

Barbara Capet Morgan

Barbara Capet Morgan passed away peacefully on March 19th at the age of 86. She was born in Farmington, West Virginia, was the first in her family to graduate from college, and had careers in medical technology and real estate. Even so, her primary focus was on her family and friends.

Mary Gavin

Carson City Resident, Mary Gavin, widow of William (Bill) Gavin passed away peacefully on March 20th. Her and Bill moved to Carson City in the seventies from the Bay Area. Mary retired from the State of Nevada, Employment Security Division. Mary touched the lives of many people. She was a long-term hospice volunteer, gave to dozens of charities, a devoted Catholic and a friend of Bill W for over 50 years. She enjoyed traveling, reading, and taking classes at WNC. Mary leaves behind her son and daughter-in-law, John and Joyce, and her adored granddaughter, Tedra Gavin. Following her wishes, there will be no services. If you would like to express your condolences or share a special memory, please visit our Book of memories at www.waltonsfuneralhomes.com

John Louis Southfield

John Louis Southfield passed away at Renown Hospital on March 19, 2016. John was born in New York to Ed and Anna Southfield on February 15, 1924. The family moved west to California where John was in the dairy and hay business. Later in life, John moved to the Fallon area where he ran his ranch and cattle businesses. John lived a simple life and loved his family very much. John was preceded in death by his son John Loren and is survived by his sons Gordon (Jean), Dennis (Linda), and Tim (Shelley); daughters Judy (Rick), and Kim (Bryan); his sister Margie; sisters-in-law Jackie and Carol; and his many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at the Fallon Cemetery on Friday, March 25, at 11:00 a.m., with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations in John’s name be made to one’s favorite charity.

Pitcher signs with North Dakota college

When Greenwave senior pitcher Kendall Johnson walked onto the mound between games Saturday, he walked on with a pen in place of a baseball.

Sophomores Peters, Lichty fuel WNC double header sweep

Years from now Western Nevada College baseball fans will say they watched DJ Peters play when he was in Wildcat blue and white uniform.

Fallon tracksters shine in Carson Invite

The Greenwave track and field team returned to local competition last weekend in Carson City after competing in back-to-back California meets.

Mother’s Day craft fair is Saturday at Fuji Park in Carson City

Artists, crafters and local businesses will be showing off their wares in a Mother’s Day craft fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Fuji Park Exhibit Hall, 601 Old Clear Creek Road, Carson City.

Between Horses and Humans holding black tie fundraiser May 21 in Genoa

A black tie benefit for Between Horses and Humans, a nonprofit whose mission is to empower children through horsemanship, is at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at The Wild Rose Inn, 2332 Main St., Genoa.

Annual Earth Spirit Faire is April 30 and May 1 at Carson City Community Center

The healing arts, such as aromatherapy and massage, will be showcased in this year’s Earth Spirit Faire, an annual event benefitting the nonprofit Heart to Heart School

Comedy class by Kat Simmons starts May 2 in Gardnerville

A six-week comedy class for those who would like to delve into stand-up comedy or anyone who would like to overcome stage fright or become a better salesperson or speaker starts May 2.

Monday, April 25

Harriette Jennifer Bachman

Harriette Bachman, passed on peacefully to her heavenly father on March 15, 2016 in Los Angeles. She was born on July 17, 1944 to James H. and Myra Louise Jones (Hinkey) in Boise, Idaho. She was the oldest sibling of their 6 children. She spent her early life living in different places as the family moved with the Air Force, and recalled with special fondness, her time spent living in Japan as a very young woman. She was married to her loving

Western Nevada Collebe power hitters move up on home run list

Years from now Western Nevada College baseball fans will say they watched DJ Peters play when he was in a Wildcat blue and white uniform.

Citation issued for driver “cutting their hair” during Carson City Sheriff’s Office Joining Forces event

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office issued more than 170 citations and one arrest following two Joining Forces events in April. Joining Forces, a multi-jurisdictional law enforcement program that promotes statewide enforcement that works to increase public awareness about the dangers of making poor choices while driving, focused on distracted driving in April.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of eluding, four counts of possession

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. Carson City FRIDAY At 12:08 p.m., a 52-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of failure to appear warrant after deputies initiated a traffic stop near the 800 block of S. Carson Street. Bail was set at $571.

Carson City Greenhouse Garden Center offering free cooking class May 1

A free cooking class featuring a recipe from the new Nevada Grown cookbook given by Linda Marrone, market manager for the 3rd and Curry St. Farmers Market, is planned at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 1 at the Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St., Carson City.

Sunday, April 24

Carter sets school record in triple jump

It has been a record-setting season for Carson High senior Asa Carter.

WNC roundup: Baseball splits, softball sweeps

Presented with a second chance at a dramatic final-inning rally on Saturday, the Western Nevada College baseball team was up to the task.

Saturday, April 23

Prep roundup: Carson softball struggles against Galena

Scoring runs continues to be a problem for the Carson High softball team. The Senators managed just six hits on the day and were swept by Galena, 6-0 and 12-0, Saturday at Carson High School.

Carson sweeps Wooster

In the past few years, Carson High has always dropped a game or two to teams ranked lower in the standings.

Memories of Wildcat Athletics: To Bubba and WNC athletics — RIP

Editor’s Note: Throughout the rest of 2016 Western Nevada College baseball and softball seasons, which is the last for WNC athletics, the Appeal is featuring columns every Sunday from those who are sharing their memories of the programs.

Things to know on a ballot measure to end NV Energy monopoly

LAS VEGAS — A proposed ballot measure called the Energy Choice Initiative aims to deregulate electrical service in Nevada, opening up the market to providers other than NV Energy — the sole provider in most parts of the state. Here’s how it came about and what it could mean for consumers.

Walking beyond downtown Reno’s concrete and neon

Behind downtown Reno’s concrete and neon are a few places that prove that it’s still possible to find traces of the old town that was founded by Myron Lake in 1868.

Arts Council presents poetry reading

The Churchill Arts Council will present a poetry reading with Lake Tahoe-based author, June Sylvester Saraceno, from 5-7 p.m. at the Oats Park Art Center on April 30.

Tickets on sale for ‘The Sound of Music’

Churchill County High School presents “The Sound of Music,” under the direction of Tom Fleming in May.

Friday, April 22

Big racing day at Fernley 95A track

Fernley 95A Speedway has a big night scheduled, as the BCRA Midgets make their only appearance of the season in northern Nevada today

Haase takes over Stanford men’s basketball program, aims to compete for championships

Basketball has taken Jerod Haase across the country, and now the South Lake Tahoe native is back on the West Coast — at one of the nation’s premier institutions. Haase was hired as head coach of the Stanford University men’s basketball program March 25 and is tasked with returning the Cardinal to success on the hardwood.

Local roundup: George, Jimmy pitch Wildcats to a sweep

RANGELY, Colo. — Western Nevada College softball rode strong pitching performances by Kristina George and Kaitlyn Jimmy to a Scenic West doubleheader sweep of Colorado Northwestern, 6-0 and 3-2, Friday afternoon.

Clare Smokey

Clare Smokey passed away March 15, 2016 at her residence in Carson City, Nevada. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 25th, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Walton’s Chapel of the Valley in Carson City. Please go to www.waltonsfuneralhomes.com to sign the guest book.

Marion “Bill” Ratley

Marion “Bill” Ratley, 78 of Silver Springs NV, passed away Sunday March 20th. Born in Merced CA in 1937 Bill spent the majority of his life working in San Jose and Sonora as a gold-medal winning barber, a baker and a volunteer firefighter before retiring to NV. He was preceded in death by his son Mickey and step-son Michael Brouse. He is survived by his wife Jonette of 45 years, Whom he met at a New Years Eve party. He is also survived by his sons Mark and Matt Ratley, his brother Robert, sister Alcia as well as 4 grandchildren. Bill will be missed by all his friends and family.

Daniel Segura

Daniel Segura was born on Jan. 11, 1941 in Los Angeles, CA and passed away peacefully on April 3, 2016 in Carson City, NV. He was preceded in death by his son Daniel Segura, Jr., his step-daughters June Albright & Elizabeth Cevallos. He is survived by his daughter Teresa Lovett, his stepdaughter Bonnie Barron, his brothers Edward & Ruben Segura, sisters Julia & Juanita & 2 grandsons. Danny worked at Al Seeliger Elementary School for over 10 years and spent his leisure time with friends at Bodine’s playing the horses. No services will be held per his request. He will be loved and missed by his family and many friends. To share a memory of Danny, please visit www.fitzhenrysfuneralhome.net

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of assault in alleged road rage incident

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 4:30 p.m., Christian Johnson, 21, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony assault with a deadly weapon after deputies responded to reports of a road rage incident near the 2600 block of Baker Street. The reporting party stated Johnson had allegedly threatened them with a firearm while driving southbound on I-580. Bail was set at $20,000.

Nevada State Museum in Carson City hosting author Michael Green April 28

Luck and politics will play into a talk about Nevada history from the earliest explorers to mining, tourism and economic diversification by Las Vegas author Michael Green on Thursday, April 28 at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St.

Thursday, April 21

Carson City Board of Supervisors approve additional 31 Silver Oak houses

New homes proposed for the Silver Oak development brought up an old issue for the Carson City Board of Supervisors Thursday.

Carson swimmer Kipling signs with UNLV

When Carson High’s Dagen Kipling started the recruiting process, UNLV wasn’t on his radar.

Prep roundup: Carson baseball rolls to victory

RENO — Carson High scored nine times in the first inning and coasted to a 17-6 win over North Valleys Thursday afternoon.

Carson Invitational set for this weekend

The largest-ever Carson High Invitational takes place today and Saturday at the Jim Frank Track & Field Complex.

Tombstones and epitaphs

Recently I said something really stupid (I know, right) and commented to a friend that I wouldn’t want that carved on my headstone. Then, being the self centered smart aleck that I am, I started considering what I would want carved on my headstone.

Most expensive house here? $368,400

What’s the most expensive house currently for sale in Fallon and Churchill County?

BUSINESS LICENSES

Churchill County has issued the following business licenses in MARCH 2016. Battle Born Historical Photography; Historical Photography/Artist/Education; 775-354-5046; Owner: Kristine Monary

CAPS: More of its 30 years of service

CAPS expanded rapidly and quickly outgrew the Crook Road shelter. It was imperative that the shelter move to a more spacious site. Land was leased by Churchill County on Pasture Road, and the process to obtain special use permits was initiated. Animal shelters require special permits to operate. When all the i’s were dotted and t’s were crossed, work on the new shelter could begin.

Reduce, reuse, recycle: A theme for investors

Today, we observe Earth Day. You may participate in some activities to help the health of our planet. But you can also do some things to improve your personal investment environment.

Battle for baseball’s second-greatest southpaw

Recently, we two lifelong Dodger fans welcomed the new baseball season, celebrating the game’s greatest left-hander of all time, Vin Scully, the masterful broadcaster, now calling his 67th and final season of Dodger games this year.

Nevada gas prices at $2.45 a gallon

Gas prices are on the rise, but still lower than last year. The average gas price jumped 2 cents per gallon in Nevada in the past week, averaging $2.45 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,130 gas outlets in the state.

View from the Past

100 Years Ago One night last week Ned Schoeraff and James Garrett had a thrilling encounter with a rabid coyote at the former’s cabin a couple miles beyond Desert Well, east of Stillwater.

VFW names Kalt state Teacher of the Year

llon teacher Kieran Kalt practices what she preaches. The daughter of an Army captain who commanded the local National Guard armory in the 1950s and sister of the current commander of the Nevada Army National Guard, Kalt also wanted to serve her country, a task she accomplished in the 1980s after completing ROTC at the University of Nevada, Reno and receiving her commission as a second lieutenant in the Nevada Army National Guard.

NV Energy adds more solar

NV Energy has been named as one of the select group of energy companies that connected the most megawatts of solar energy to the power grid in the United States in 2015, earning a spot on the annual Top 10 utility solar lists compiled by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), formerly the Solar Electric Power Association.

Churchill County Coalition attends national drug summit

Churchill Community Coalition staff Cynthia Lawson and Kristin Sheldon attended the National Rx Drug Summit in Atlanta, Ga., in late March to learn about the newest trends in the prescription drug epidemic facing the nation.

Prescription Drug Round Up slated for end of month

The Prescription Drug (Rx) Round Up will be held on April 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the parking lot of CVS.

Cooperative Extension Forum on weeds, wheatgrass

A big challenge for the small-acreage landowner is keeping weeds at bay. For lands not covered with pavement, lawn, mulch or ornamental landscaping, and for properties that receive little traffic, weeds seem to sneak onto the landscape.

Taxable sales grow in January

Taxable sales for Churchill County increased by 18.5 percent in January according to the Nevada Department of Taxation.

Pinwheels walk, Earth Day events set for Saturday

Saturday is a special day for the community to support efforts to prevent child abuse in Churchill County.

Junior livestock show and sale

The annual Churchill County Junior Livestock is next week, beginning on Thursday and running through April 30 at the fairgrounds.

Pack’s Off-season is give and take

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . It has not been the best of off-seasons for the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball program thus far. Just a month after the College Basketball Invitational celebration, the Pack has lost two assistant coaches, hired an assistant who is being investigated for sexual assault, had one player jump into the NBA draft process and another leave the program.

Arciniega leaves legacy for the ages

Four prominent figures gathered around a table nine years ago to talk about the glory days.

Top Gun racers start ET Series

Saturday and Sunday marked the first two qualifying races at Top Gun Raceway for the Summit ET Series after March’s test and tunes.

Fallon boys golfers second in DI-A

Returning to action in their first tournament since March, the Greenwave boys golf team proved they can make the best of their time off by finishing third in the Elko Invitational Wednesday and bumping up to second place in Division I-A.

Wave swimmers lap Incline

Both the boys and the girls swimmers landed impressive victories against Incline on Saturday because of the absence of many Incline athletes. The boys earned 140 points to Incline’s 14, and the girls won 122 to 93.

Miller dominates second points Rattlesnake race

Rattlesnake Raceway was blessed with spring like weather, a good track and car counts for its second points race of the season. And this time one driver dominated the IMCA Modified main, which is usually pretty competitive.

Carson City business man granted another extension to raise restitution cash

Carson City businessman Lenny Chappell told District Judge James Wilson on Tuesday he needs another month to raise the restitution money he needs to satisfy terms of a plea bargain. Chappell was charged with felony embezzlement for allegedly taking more than $7,000 from an account belonging to Platinum Plus Day Spa where he worked to replace cash he took from the downtown Business Association account when he headed that organization. Altogether, he owes the spa $7,347.

Nevada Humane Society’s volunteer orientation is April 23 at Carson City Community Center

Nevada Humane Society is hosting an orientation event at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at the Carson City Community Center for volunteers who would like to help animals in the Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville and Dayton area.

Carson City Lodge No. 1 of Free and Accepted Masons hosting poker tournament April 23

The Carson Lodge No. 1 of Free and Accepted Masons is hosting the second annual Masons Charity Poker Tournament on Saturday, April 23 at Silver Oak Golf Club. All proceeds from the event will benefit Masonic youth organizations: Carson High School scholarships, Rainbow Girls and the preservation fund of the original V&T Railroad Depot.

Carson City Natives & Newcomers hosting rummage, bake sale April 23

Carson City Natives & Newcomers is holding its annual rummage and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church to raise money for a $1,000 WNC nursing scholarship and a $500 Carson High School scholarship as well as local charities. The club also uses funds to provide braille playing cards to the visually impaired throughout the United States and other countries at no cost to recipients.

Carson City Historic Resources Commission hosting annual scavenger hunt May 2-31

The Historic Resources Commission is holding its annual scavenger hunt May 2-31, when adults and children are invited to find architectural building features and correct addresses from the pictures provided by hunt organizers.

Ortho to eliminate bee-affecting pesticides

In the 1990s, new insecticides containing the active ingredient imidachloprid came on the market. They were easy for home gardeners to apply, reducing impacts on non-target organisms. They were effective against a variety of challenging insects including bronze birch borers and aphids. However, this chemical and its cousins, acetamiprid, clothianidin and dinotefuran, known as neonicotinoids or neonics for short, may be contributing to the decline of both honeybee and wild bee populations.

Wednesday, April 20

Alumni notebook: How Carson City area athletes are doing at next level

BASEBALL Jace Zampirro, Carson, Feather River: Gave up 4 runs and 2 hits in 1 inning against Butte for his first loss of season. Is 1-1 with 8.74 ERA.

‘Arson and Murder at the Odeon Hall or Dewey Do Time?’ by Misfits Theater Group opens April 22

‘Arson and Murder at the Odeon Hall or Dewey Do Time?’ by Misfits Theater Group opens at 7 p.m. Friday, April 22 at Odeon Hall, 65 Pike St., Dayton. Seated left to right are Tony Green, Brent Kidd, Mark Meszaros and Mike Cline. Standing are Suzanne Crawford, Andra Woolman, Misty Hult, Pete Wyatt, Dorothy Snow, Eddie Hult, Gail Gundersen and Raphaela Bell. Other performances are at 7 p.m. Saturday and April 29 and 30. Tickets are $10 each. Call 775-246-2484.

Carson City Symphony’s Spring Dreams concert April 24 at Community Center

The Carson City Symphony, conducted by David Bugli, will be joined by tenor Albert Rudolf Lee for “Spring Dreams,” a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 24 at the Carson City Community Center’s Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William St.

‘Harvey’ coming to Carson City

A six-foot rabbit is coming to Carson City.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on petit larceny

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 12:20 a.m., a 51-year-old Dayton man was arrested on suspicion of DUI-drugs after deputies observed a suspicious vehicle near Centennial Park and Highway 50. Bail was set at $1,000.

Panel trying to reform criminal evidence rules

A Supreme Court panel headed by Justices Michael Cherry and Michael Douglas is studying what many — particularly criminal defense lawyers — see as unfair practices in the rules of criminal procedure. “We have had concerns with the application of criminal procedures,” Douglas told the Commission on the Administration of Justice.

Uranium mine has historic connection to Nevada

The Department of Energy has awarded a $153.8 million contract to Portage Inc. of Idaho Falls to continue the process of cleaning up the historic uranium mine near Moab, Utah.

Bluegrass band Run Boy Run to perform in Minden’s CVIC Hall April 22

A Tucson four-piece that blends bluegrass, folk and the old timey American vernacular with touches of classical and turn of the century details is visiting Minden on Friday, April 22.

Jury convicts man on all counts in sex assault case

Jurors deliberated more than eight hours before finding James Johnson guilty on all seven counts accusing him of sexually abusing a girl from the time she was eight until she was 15. Assistant District Attorney Mark Krueger, who prosecuted the case along with Deputy DA Iris Yowell, said the verdict can’t erase the suffering she endured but, “it should help her to begin to heal.”

Pradere wows them right away

The name Pradere is synonymous with athletic success at Carson High School.

Tri NET Narcotics Task Force makes two arrests

The Tri NET Narcotics Task Force announced it made two arreests after a two-month long investigation. Michael Brown, 45, and Mario Jesus Quevedo, 29, were arrested last Thursday. Bowman was arrested on suspicion of Level I Trafficking a Controlled Substance — Meth, Conspiracy to Violate the Uniformed Controlled Substance Act, Sales of a Controlled Substance — Meth and Possession of a Controlled Substance — Meth, all felonies.

Nevada Division of Forestry conducting burn at Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area

The Nevada Division of Forestry will be conducting a prescribed burn at the Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area, north of Yerington, at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22, weather permitting.

Douglas County job fair is April 27 in Gardnerville

Employers will be interviewing and hiring on the spot at a job fair hosted by Douglas County Social Services and Nevada JobConnect on Wednesday, April 27 at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension rolling out Grow Your Own series

The average carrot travels over 1,800 miles to get to our dinner plates. Processing and shipment of food accounts for 93 percent of our food cost.

Vandals deface Bonkowski campaign signs

Supervisor Brad Bonkowski says 20 of his campaign signs were vandalized sometime during the night. The signs were all spray-painted with black paint. He said it’s obvious he was the specific target of the vandals since other campaign signs for different candidates around his signs were untouched.

Carson baseball rolls past North Valleys

Carson High came out swinging in the first inning, and the Senators didn’t stop until they had seven big runs on the scoreboard.

Prep roundup: Carson softball sweeps doubleheader

Carson softball coach Shane Quilling was worried about a letdown against cellar-dwelling Hug, and he shouldn’t have been.

Home is where low scores are for Carson golfers

With three golfers shooting in the 80s, Carson High’s golf team finished third in the weekly Sierra League tournament Monday at Eagle Valley.

Staff-inmate respect key at Carson City Jail

For the staff of the Carson City Jail, the day starts at 7 a.m., when the 10-person day shift staff comes in for briefing and to relieve the graveyard shift officers. During briefing the deputies and shift sergeant meet to discuss problems from the night before, give announcements and assign duties for the day.

State director: Officers need 30% raise to match local cops

Nevada’s Director of Nevada’s Department of Public Safety said Tuesday his officers would need a 30 percent pay raise to pull even with what local law enforcement pays in Nevada’s urban departments. He said there are about 870 sworn positions in the divisions under DPS that have officers and currently 93 are vacant.

Carson City Sheriff’s search for suspects in two burglaries

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is investigating two separate burglaries that occurred within the last two days. The first occurred on April 18 after midnight at a business located within the William Street Bank of America building. The suspects forced their way into the building wearing construction-type reflective vests over their clothing. Both suspects appear to be African American males, one heavy set while the other is an average build. Officials are unsure if additional suspects were involved.

Tuesday, April 19

Nevada unemployment rate 5.9 percent for March

Nevada’s unemployment rate remained below the 6 percent mark in March for the second month in eight years. The raw rate was at 5.9 percent. The seasonally adjusted rate that takes into consideration regular, annual swings in employment was at 5.8 percent.

Recipe: Classic Cobb salad by Charlie Abowd

I hope everyone is enjoying our beautiful spring days as much as I. This is one of my favorite times of year in Northern Nevada, when the mornings turn from cold to gently warm, the light becomes brighter, and we begin gearing up for summer and all the good times that come with it.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on warrant

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 10:54 p.m., a 21-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion of violation of a suspended sentence warrant after deputies initiated a traffic stop near Deer Run Road and Highway 50. Bail was set at $1,000.

Caution when merging urged in Carson City

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is advising drivers to be cautious while merging on the roadways. By properly merging and being aware of other vehicles approaching, the risk of a crash minimizes, said Sgt. Scott McDaniel.

Amodei to hold veterans meeting in Fallon

Rep. Mark Amodei will be hosting a veterans’ town hall meeting in Fallon on May 2.

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Detecting oral cancer early can nearly double your chances of survival. Approximately 3 percent of all cancers diagnosed in 2015 involved the mouth or back of the throat.

Fallon residents compete in Toastmasters contest

Toastmasters International held its annual International Speech and Table Topics contest earlier this month at the KNPB studios in Reno.

York to speak at annual museum ladies lunch

The annual Churchill County Museum Ladies Luncheon will be Sunday at 12:30 a.m. at the museum.

Fallon competes in Del Oro Invite

The road to the regional track meet continues to get shorter after Fallon crossed the midway mark at an out-of-state meet on Friday.

CCSD to contract food services

Churchill County School District trustees unanimously voted on Monday to contract its food services to a company that will save taxpayers thousands of dollars.

Saying goodbye to a beloved teacher, coach

Generations of students who walked the hallowed halls of the historic Old High School on South Maine Street have memories of listening to the Spanish language emitting from Room 5 tucked near the corner of the two-story building’s north side.

Fallon team places at Washoe rodeo

The recently held Washoe County Junior High and High School rodeo on April 9-10 had the following results for local contestants.

NHP stresses motorists to drive safely in construction zones

With construction zones scattered throughout western Nevada, the Nevada Highway Patrol wants to educate motorists to be vigilant and cautious on the roadways.

Should the Nevada GOP issue pre-primary endorsements again this election year?

Nevada’s 2016 GOP presidential caucus is in the history books. And the various county conventions have concluded. So all that’s left is the Nevada Republican Party convention in Reno next month before voters cast their ballots in the June primary.

Fallon momentum runs down Elko

ELKO — The defending state champion softball team, the Fallon Lady Greenwave, looked the part Friday in the series opener against the Lady Indians — blowing out Elko 17-2. Fallon kept their momentum, winning both games in Saturday’s double header 17-2 and 14-2 for a sweep.

Wave boys hand Elko first league loss

ELKO — If nothing else, the former state champion Greenwave varsity baseball team reminded the formerly undefeated Indians who they were and what they were capable of this weekend.

COURT NEWS

The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court. David Bell was sentenced to the Nevada State prison on one count of the unauthorized signing of a credit or debit card and three counts for the fraudulent use of a credit or debit card.

Donald Trump and Peter Pan

“Do you believe?” he cried....“If you believe,” he shouted to them, “clap your hands; don’t let Tink die.” (Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie, Chapter 13)

Christmas in New Zealand

Just in case you’re a new reader, I need to explain this column. It all happened about four years ago. When I opened a large brochure, out fell a small blue envelope. It was addressed from one town in New York to another, and never posted. I was astonished.

COUNTY COMMISSION

The Churchill County Commission meets at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday at 155 N. Taylor St., in the commission chambers.

Letters

OCCUPATION OF LANDS Editor: Do you ever feel like we’re living in an occupied territory?

Understanding the yawn

Yawning is a natural part of everyday life, yet this simple phenomenon has some rather curious and mysterious features.

The scoop on spring allergies

Spring allergy season seems to get worse each year, and climate change may be the culprit, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Increasing temperatures and carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere help plants grow faster — and produce more pollen. For many people, this can trigger allergy symptoms.

Carson City Raley’s hosting Local Vendor Roadshow May 7

Food from local vendors will be showcased in a Local Vendor Roadshow from noon to 4 p.m. May 7 at Raley’s, 3701 S. Carson St.

Douglas County Public Library in Minden hosting book signing, sale in May

The Douglas County Public Library in Minden is hosting an author signing for “The True Tails of Baker and Taylor,” a memoir by former librarian Jan Louch, about the two Scottish Fold cats who lived and worked at the library.

Monday, April 18

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of possession of a forgery laboratory, trafficking

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. Carson City THURSDAY At 7:56 p.m., Juliana Howell, 37, of Silver Springs was arrested on suspicion of felony trafficking a controlled substance, felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and failure to obey a traffic device after deputies initiated a traffic stop near 5th Street and Marsh Road. Bail was set at $260,050.

Carson City Plaza hosting clothing drive April 22 for local veterans

The Carson Plaza and RSVP are creating a Veteran’s Closet to support veterans who need clothing.

Former Lyon County District Attorney Bob Auer debuting ‘Lessons from Lonnie’

Former Lyon County District Attorney Bob Auer is launching his new book, “Lessons From Lonnie,” a memoir about how he was taught values by his father Lawrence “Lonnie” Auer.

Sunday, April 17

Memories of Wildcat athletics: Time spent playing at WNC a pivotal point in my life

Editor’s Note: Throughout the rest of 2016 Western Nevada College baseball and softball seasons, which is the last for WNC athletics, the Appeal is featuring columns every Sunday from those who are sharing their memories of the programs.

WNC roundup: Wildcat baseball finishes off sweep of Salt Lake

Call Eric Flores an opportunist. The Western Nevada College freshman first baseman has made the most of his part-time role with the Wildcats this spring.

Taylor Pettaway: On the inside of the Carson City Jail

It has been more than a year since I started with The Nevada Appeal, and what a crazy time it has been. It has been filled with adventures, so to kick off my year anniversary, I decided to go to a place where no one wants to go. I became a resident of the Carson City Jail.

Prep roundup: Hawley and Pradere shine in track

RENO — Zach Hawley of Dayton won both the shot put and discus at Saturday’s Northwest Invitational at McQueen High School.

Carson goes to Jared for big win

Jared Barnard played follow the leader on Saturday against league-leading Spanish Springs.

Saturday, April 16

Carson City Board of Supervisors to discuss Silver Oak development on Thursday

New homes for Silver Oak are on the agenda for the Carson City Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday. The board will consider a request from Silver Oak Development LLP to modify its planned unit development in order to add 31 houses.

Friday, April 15

WNC roundup: Bell rings true, softball upsets Salt Lake

Chad Bell picked an opportune time to have his most productive day in a Western Nevada College uniform on Friday at John L. Harvey Field. With Wildcat lefty Matt Young and Salt Lake’s Joe Barlow dueling in the opening game of a Scenic West Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader, the freshman third baseman broke a 1-1 tie with a three-run homer in the fifth inning.

Roger Diez: Gibbs Racing has edge on Sunday at Bristol

Rain halted the racing action at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday night shortly after the start of the IMCA Modified feature

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of convicted person with a firearm

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 9:48 a.m., Robert Baker, 51, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony fraudulent use of a credit card warrant after deputies conducted a warrant service near the 2000 block of College Parkway. Bail was set at $10,000.

Thursday, April 14

Pradere has been outstanding leadoff man for Carson

The Northern Division I season is at the halfway mark, and Carson High senior Connor Pradere has put up some impressive offensive numbers.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on attempted burglary, possession of marijuana

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 7:41 a.m., Paul Bekakis, 32, a transient was arrested on suspicion of felony attempted burglary, trespassing and possession of marijuana greater than one ounce after deputies responded to reports of an unwanted subject near the 1707 block of Roop Street. Bail was set at $22,650.

State’s revenue outlook improves

Lawmakers were told on Thursday the state’s revenue picture has improved quite a bit since December. LCB Economist Russ Guindon told the Interim Finance Committee in December the Economic Forum was warned the state’s revenues were $27.8 million below the forecast used to build the state budget.

College marketing contract approval delayed by panel

Members of the Legislative Interim Finance Committee voted Thursday to hold off any approval of the Treasurer’s office marketing contract with Amplify Relations, questioning what the college savings and other programs are getting for the money. Treasurer’s office officials asked lawmakers to add $100,000 more to the contract, bringing the total this year alone to $827,000.

Prep roundup: CHS golf takes fourth

RENO — Carson High finished a distant fourth in Thursday’s Sierra League golf tournament at Wolf Run.

Exploring Reno’s historic places

The recent announcement that the University of Nevada Reno plans to remove six century-old houses between Virginia and Evans streets for future expansion is a reminder that historic structures aren’t always cherished or preserved.

Thoughts on the elections

If my party affiliation relied solely on national candidates, I would be an Independent. I stay a Republican to support state and local candidates. The national level of both parties represent themselves rather than us.

CAPS: 30 years in our community

Recently I was asked how long CAPS had been operating. I am embarrassed to admit that I didn’t really know. I was lucky enough to catch up with one of the original founders, Norma Klenakis. She was very kind to share the history of CAPS with me. I am always humbled by the amazing results that people can achieve with their enthusiasm, love and grit.

People dumber than you

I’ve been out of the country for a while and haven’t had the chance to keep up with the news or share the real news with you, my loyal reader (thanks Mom, I can always count on you).

Student loans: Don’t forget about retirement

Even if you’ve been out of school for a few years, you may still have a vivid reminder of college: your student loan debt. Since you’ve joined the workforce, you might be paying back your loans as best you can. But can you gradually reduce your debts while still putting money away for your long-term goals — such as retirement?

Commerce tax: A Great Depression throwback

One of the problems with “progressive” ideas is that they often turn out to be the recycled remains of already tried-and-failed concepts.

Weed infestations popping up

While moisture is needed to alleviate drought conditions, the recent snow storm came at the right time to help the already sprouting weeds.

Home, garden and recreation-all in one place this weekend

The 16th Annual Home, Garden & Recreation Show will be held Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fallon Convention Center.

Reading for National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, the 20th anniversary of this event. So, should you wish to dip into a volume of verse this month, you might want to check out the following recent publications.

Fallon’s Motel 6 spruces up with a trendier look

Spruced up rooms and a more modern look are giving the Motel 6 chain a trendier feel including the franchise in Fallon.

‘The Sound of Music’ comes to Fallon

Churchill County High School presents “The Sound of Music,” under the direction of Tom Fleming in May.

Fallon man injured in rollover

A single-car rollover 37 miles east of Fallon Thursday morning injured the driver, the sole occupant.

View from the Past

100 Years Ago Silver is now being quoted in the sixties and advancing rapidly, with a fair chance of reaching seventy-five before the war closes. After that, when reorganization comes to Europe, silver will be in such demand that it will no doubt go to $1 per ounce or more.

Unemployment claims drop below 11,000 in March; lowest since 05

Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell to 10,924 in March, the lowest monthly number since 2005.

Masto, Bryan to headline annual Democrat dinner

Catherine Cortez Masto, a former Nevada attorney general who is running for the U.S. Senate, and retired U.S. Sen. and former Gov. Richard Bryan will be the main speakers at this year’s annual Churchill County Democrats Sawyer-Bryan Dinner on Thursday at the Fallon Convention Center.

Lady Wave wins rematch in Fernley

Fallon’s players won the game they were hoping for in cards since their first loss to Fernley. On Tuesday the Lady Wave shut out the LadyVaqueros in their rematch in Fernley, 8-0, a one-hitter pitched by Kayla Buckmaster.

Second chance fails early in Fernley

FERNLEY — Leaving runners on base came back to bite the Greenwave baseball team again as Fallon lost a rematch with the Fernley Vaqueros, 3-1, on Tuesday afternoon.

Fallon competes at the Douglas/Carson Rodeo

The Churchill County Junior High and High School Rodeo teams had a good weekend at the Douglas/Carson Rodeo.

Goings signs with Embry-Riddle

Sam Goings is a cowboy at heart, but he knew a long time ago wrestling would be his ticket to a bright college future.

Can the Warriors be stopped?

While records are meant to be broken, some seem impossible to even reach. The 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls won 72 games on their way to an NBA title and during the 20-year span, that record hasn’t been threatened. No other team had won 70 or more games until this season.

Nevada travels to Fresno State and No. 19 UCSB

The Nevada baseball team will play four road games in four days this weekend with a three-game series at Fresno State, today through Sunday, and a nonconference meeting with UC Santa Barbara on Monday.

Warriors seek Bulls’ place in history

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . Eric Musselman simply turned in the best season for a first-year head coach in the history of Nevada’s three most high profile sports (football, men’s basketball, baseball).

Jordan Ragan is changing WNC’s fortunes

Jordan Ragan is quickly becoming Western Nevada College baseball team’s momentum changer.

Eugene “Geno” Jack

Eugene was called home by our Grandfathers on Saturday April 2, 2016 with his daughter, granddaughter, son-in,law, and ex-wife by his side at Banner Churchill Hospital in Fallon, Nevada.

Wednesday, April 13

Alumni notebook: How Carson City area athletes are doing at next level

BASEBALL Jace Zampirro, Carson, Feather River: Pitched six innings against Lassen to get first win of the season. Is 1-1 with 6.10 ERA.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on possession of dangerous drugs, marijuana

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 8:29 a.m., a 30-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of school zone speed violation, probation violation, drivers license revoked, expired vehicle registration and child restraints required after deputies initiated a traffic stop near Edmonds and Fairview Drives. Bail was set at $3,675.

Carson City Strings in the Schools performing Spring Fling concert April 21

Local students in second grade through high school will fill the Carson City Community Center with fiddle, folk and classical music at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, when Carson City Symphony’s Strings in the Schools program will hold its annual Spring Fling concert.

Gold Hill Hotel hosting musician James Lee Reeves

Musician and comedian James Lee Reeves of the Virginia City Highlands saw Elvis Presley on TV and, at the age of 10, decided to become an entertainer.

Gold Hill Hotel hosting former Storey County Commissioner Bill Sjovangen April 21

Former Storey County Commissioner Bill Sjovangen is presenting about Nevada aviation history at the Gold Hill Hotel Thursday Night Presentations on Thursday, April 21.

Carson City Fly Fishing Club’s 16th Annual Fly-Fishing Academy is May 6-7

The basic techniques of fly fishing will be covered in Carson Fly Fishing Club’s 16th Annual Introductory Fly-Fishing Academy at 7 p.m. May 6 and at 9 a.m. May 7 in the Ormsby Room at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, at 911 E. Musser St.

Misfits theater Group putting on ‘Arson and Murder at the Odeon Hall or Dewey Do Time?’ in Dayton

Misfits Theater Group is presenting “Arson and Murder at the Odeon Hall or Dewey Do Time?” on April 22-23 and 29-30 .

Tri-Net seizes half pound of meth in Carson City

The Carson City Tri-Net narcotics team seized nearly a half a pound of methamphetamine following a month-long investigation. The unit set up a drug deal with the suspected supplier Wednesday afternoon at the North Carson Taco Bell, and when the undercover officer tried to buy the drugs from the suspected dealer, the suspected dealer was arrested. Tri-Net Sgt. Dan Johnson said the department got nearly one pound of high quality methamphetamine from the male suspect over the course of the month, including the half a pound that was found in the vehicle Wednesday. Two people were arrested in the raid: Markell Johnson, 42, the alleged dealer and Desire Kissel-Hunziker, 26, who allegedly drove the suspect to each drug deal. They believe the male suspect lives in Reno and has been selling meth and supplying to drugs dealers in Carson City.

Tuesday, April 12

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on false imprisonment, domestic battery

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 3:52 p.m., Aaron Ames, 36, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony preventing a victim from reporting a crime, false imprisonment and domestic battery after deputies responded to reports of a domestic battery near the 200 block of Jeanell Drive. Bail was set at $13,000.

Joining Forces operation nets four arrests in Carson City

Four people were arrested following the Carson City Sheriff’s Office Joining Forces event in March. The two events, held March 17 and March 31, focused on education on impaired drivers in Carson City. Four people were arrested during the two days: two arrested for DUIs, one drug arrest and one warrant arrest. 79 citations were also issued for traffic related violations.

Examiners approve 2 multi-million dollar contracts

The Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved two major contracts including hiring a new pharmacy benefits manager for the State of Nevada Public Employee Benefits Program. The five-year contract with Express Scripts, Inc., is worth a total of $226.5 million.

An agreement for measuring education programs, teacher licensing approved

The Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved contracts to measure the performance of new education programs approved by the 2015 Legislature and recommend how to modernize Nevada’s teacher licensing system.

Community spotlight: Basa wins weight class at Reno Worlds event

Brandon Basa won four straight matches, three by pin, to win the 113-pound weight class at the Reno Worlds at the Reno Event Center over the weekend.

Manogue baseball beats Carson

RENO — The day started with Carson High’s scheduled starting pitcher John Holton sidelined by illness, and it ended with the Senators being done in by one of their friends.

Recipe: Ultimate chicken sandwiches by David Theiss

So, you are well on your way to having that firm, trim body for spring and summer activities. You’ve been challenged with a diet of high protein and low carbs, and you’ve been doing great so far, but need some help with some new chicken recipes. Well, check these out.

NV Energy offers easier-to-read power bill

NV Energy officials say they have redesigned their monthly power bill in an effort to make it easier to understand.

Unemployment claims drop below 11,000 in March; lowest since 05

Initial claims for unemployment benefits fell to 10,924 in March, the lowest monthly number since 2005.

Carson City Sheriff’s debut K-9 unit T-shirts

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit has a new look, thanks to one Carson High senior.

Forbush endorsed by Carson GOP central committee

The Carson City GOP central committee voted Saturday to endorse just one of the Republicans running in Assembly District 40 — political newcomer Chris Forbush.

Carson City Search and Rescue save family from Eldorado Canyon

The Carson City Search and Rescue and the Sheriff’s Office rescued nearly a dozen people Monday morning after their vehicle got stuck in Eldorado Canyon. Undersheriff Steve Albertsen said the family of 10 took three Jeeps up into the canyon for a day trip when their vehicle got stuck in the slick mud. The Sheriff’s Office was notified around midnight.

Get moving America and be healthier

On Sept. 9, 2015, a new movement began. The surgeon general issued a call to action encouraging our nation to promote “walking and walkable communities.”

Home & Garden Show celebrates its 16th year

For the 16th consecutive year, Soroptimist International of Fallon presents its annual Home, Garden and Recreation Show this weekend at the Fallon Convention Center.

NUMA HONOR ROLL

Fourth grade A Honor Roll Allyn, Brody* Baltazar, Daimion

Banner volunteers create culture of community service with rewards

Volunteers at the Banner Churchill Community Hospital Auxiliary’s thrift store (Stuf N’ Such) achieved over half a million dollars in savings and fundraising last year and should celebrate all week long through Saturday for National Volunteer Week.

County commissioners approve industrial zoning permit

The Churchill County commissioners approved one of the most controversial motions of 2016, an application for a zone change of parcels in the Rural Residental (RR-20) district to an Industrial District (Industrial Zoning) northwest of Lahontan Reservoir and north of the Carson Highway/U.S. Highway 50.

A battle royale on the dance floor

Fallon’s Dancing with the Stars winner for 2016 came down to two dancers in what they called a tale of the two Jakes.

Rattlesnake Raceway opens 2016 season

Rattlesnake Raceway opened its 2016 season with a night of hard racing on April 2.

Applicants feel positive about job fair

Linzey Scott traveled 40 miles to attend Friday’s job fair hosted by the Fallon Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by local businesses.

COURT NEWS

The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court.

The big RINO hunt

Make no mistake. Before the first ballots are even cast in early voting in Nevada’s June primary elections, conservatives will have already chalked up a number of “yuge” victories against tax-hiking RINOs (Republicans in Name Only).

Primary season of discontent

A new generation has closely followed both the Democratic and Republican primary campaigns with interest and many times with disappointment.

You can’t believe Ted Cruz

Whoever tells you 144 FBI agents are working on the state department e-mail investigation has been listening to Fox noise or “lyin’ Ted” Cruz, as Donald Trump calls him. According to the FBI director, the highest number of agents ever on this case is 12. Hillary Clinton has never even been questioned.

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Each Friday at 9 a.m.-Take Pounds Off Sensibly with our fun group! Join us for motivation at the Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave. Cost is $5 per month with an annual fee of $32. For more information call Nancy at 775-423-4568 or Jo at 775-867-3244.

Hamming it up

You’d think that this old lady who has cooked hundreds of ham dinners would know enough to keep cooking them the same way as always. However, while sitting on my sofa doing my crewel designs and watching one of the many cooking shows now available on TV, I saw another method.

Fernley residents agree to 2008 canal damages

Eight years, dozens of lawyers and hundreds of thousands of documents later, more than 200 northern Nevada flood victims are finally going to be paid for damages suffered when a century-old irrigation canal burst and sent a wall of water into their homes in 2008.

Last-minute tax tools for filing

Don’t panic if you haven’t done your taxes yet. There’s no time like the present to prepare and file your 2015 tax return. Visit IRS.gov for tax tools and help to make filing less taxing.

Trustees meet different day

A regular meeting of the Churchill County Board of School Trustees will be held Monday — instead of Thursday — at 7 p.m. in the Churchill County Administration Office, Old High School, 690 S. Maine St.

Nevada rodeo contestants doing well on the circuit

Steer wrestler Dakota Eldridge has been winning – winning big.

IRS offers 10 tax tips

The April 18 deadline to file your federal tax return is less than two weeks away. Don’t wait until the last minute. If you haven’t filed yet, the IRS has these 10 tax-time tips to help you.

Wave track and field competes in large Calif. meet

The Greenwave’s biggest competition over the weekend wasn’t the nearly 50 teams competing in the Thunder Invitational at Rocklin (Calif.) High School.

Monday, April 11

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested for suspicion of felony possession of dangerous drug

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY At 12:54 a.m., Nelson Mazzerick, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of a dangerous drug without a prescription, violation of bail conditions, speed violation, no driver’s license in possession, no insurance and unregistered vehicle after initiated a traffic stop near William and State Streets. Bail was set at $6,270.

Marijuana and gun ballot measures get official names

LAS VEGAS — State officials have announced the official names of two ballot measures that Nevada voters will weigh in on in November.

William McGregor Cattell

William McGregor Cattell died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on March 27, 2016, at Carson Tahoe Hospital due to complications of lymphoma.

NNDA hands out Pioneer Awards in Carson City

Northern Nevada Development Authority on Thursday presented its annual Pioneer Awards, including recognizing Bill Miles of Miles Construction.

Carson Valley Footprinters to meet April 21 at Carson City Nugget

Mike Mary will talk about Citizens Patrol at Carson Valley Footprinters next dinner meeting on April 21 at the Carson City Nugget.

Capital Nevada Toastmaster to meet April 12 at Carson City Grandma Hattie’s

Capital Nevada Toastmasters is holding its weekly meeting from 12:05 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at Grandma Hattie’s Restaurant, 2811 S. Carson St., Carson City.

Fritsch Elementary School PTA holding fundraiser April 12 for local teacher

Fritsch Elementary School PTA is holding a fundrasier to help Jenny Correlli, a local teacher who recently lost her husband.

Soroptimist International of the Comstock hosting Bingo April 23 in Dayton

Soroptimist International of the Comstock is meeting at 7 p.m. April 23 at the Dayton Senior Center to play 14 games of Bingo for prizes.

Saturday, April 9

Local roundup: CHS softball splits: WNC baseball splits; another big day for Pradere

RENO — Carson scored four times in the sixth inning of the second game to register a 10-8 win over North Valleys and a split in their Division I doubleheader Saturday afternoon.

Opening day in Carson City

Carson City Little League players and coaches pose for a group photo Saturday during 2016 opening ceremonies at Governors Field.

Another comeback win for Carson

For the second time this week, the Carson Senators used some late-inning magic to register a come-from-behind win.

Darrell Moody: Carson High, Carson Pop Warner team up

Carson High football coach Blair Roman was looking for a way to get eighth-graders indoctrinated into his high school program.

Memories of Wildcat Athletics: WNC athletics equals success

Editor’s Note: Throughout the rest of 2016 Western Nevada College baseball and softball seasons, which is the last for WNC athletics, the Appeal is featuring columns every Sunday from those who are sharing their memories of the programs.

Friday, April 8

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on threatening a peace officer, intoxicated pedestrian

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 2:03 p.m., a 36-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI-first offense and failure to maintain a lane after deputies responded to reports of a rollover crash near Minnesota and 6th Streets. Bail was set at $1,040.

Local roundup: WNC baseball splits, Wildcat softball goes 1-2

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Josh Mill provided Western Nevada College with a rally-killing performance out of the bullpen on Friday in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Gardnerville racer wins two events

Gardnerville racer Robert Miller dominated the IMCA Modified division in northern Nevada in 2015, and appears to be doing the same in the Pro Stock division this year.

Carson City Chamber of Commerce hosting Facebook seminar April 13

Lindsay Chichester, a University of Nevada, Reno Extension Educator, is offering free class about using Facebook for business from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 at the Carson City Chamber of Commerce, 1900 S. Carson St.

Carson City Public Works conducting water main flushing week of April 11

Carson City Public Works will be performing required water main flushing the week of April 11.

Olive Garden hosting fundraiser for Carson High School April 12

Anyone who eats at Olive Garden on N. Carson Street from 4 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 will support Carson High School.

‘Evening of Illusions’ magic show to benefit Carson Middle School April 12

A stage illusion show is coming to the Brewery Arts Center on April 12 to raise money for Carson Middle School’s band and orchestra program.

Carson City Republican Women to meet April 19 at Casino Fandango

How to involve Republican Millennials is the topic of Carson City Republican Women’s next luncheon meeting on Tuesday, April 19 at Casino Fandango, 3800 S. Carson St.

Thursday, April 7

Nevada Appeal at 150: Feb. 3, 1975: Carson City Sheriff’s Office gets new look

This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.

NNDA hands out Pioneer Awards in Carson City

Northern Nevada Development Authority on Thursday presented its annual Pioneer Awards, including recognizing Bill Miles of Miles Construction. Miles was named Pioneer of the Year for his efforts to improve the Sierra Region.

Nevada average weekly wage increases to $860

The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reports weekly wages in Nevada reached an average of $860 during the third quarter of 2015.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on battery with a deadly weapon

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 4:45 p.m., a 31-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of petit larceny after deputies responded to reports of a man who had allegedly taken a woman’s purse at the Carson Street Fandango Casino. The man was later spotted at the Carson Street Bodine’s Casino. Bail was set at $250.

Archie stifles El Paso

Nevada Appeal staff report

CHS dusts off Reno to cap sweep

RENO — Carson High’s baseball team sent a message to the rest of the Northern Division I teams Thursday night at Zunini Field.

Pack coach is the ‘Musselman’

Sports fodder for a Friday morning... Eric Musselman simply turned in the best season for a first-year head coach in the history of Nevada’s three most high profile sports (football, men’s basketball, baseball).

Super Bowl drives up gaming win

Nevada casinos reported total win of $989.8 million in February, an 8 percent increase over the same month last year.

U.S. Navy ship found after 95 years

Far beneath the oceans of the world lie thousands of ships.

Observations from the airport

I’ve spent way too much time in recent years sitting around airports all over the world waiting for flights. Because I lack the initiative to use that time to work and the intellectual prowess to spend it reading, I have become a very experienced people watcher.

Under Reagan, income mobility trumped income inequality

Recently, we analyzed the records of the last seven presidential administrations on economic growth and income inequality. The Reagan, Clinton and Nixon/Ford administrations did best, with Bush43, Bush41 and especially Obama the worst.

Should you change investment mix over time?

To be successful at investing, some people think they need to “get in on the ground floor” of the next “big thing.” However, instead of waiting for that one “hot” stock that may never come along, consider creating an asset allocation – a mix of investments — that’s appropriate for your needs, goals and risk tolerance.

JoAnne Skelly: Have you planted veggies yet?

April Fool’s Day is past and I hope no one was fooled into planting their tomatoes outside yet! However, I’m sure some avid gardeners have planted their “very hardy” vegetables: asparagus crowns, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, lettuce, onions, parsley, peas, spinach and turnips.

View from the Past

Fallon is to have a new fire alarm system. The city council decided to order an electric siren from the Julius Pearse Fire Department Supply Co. of Denver. The apparatus costs $225 and will be operated by a two-horse motor. It is claimed that the unearthly screeching noise of the siren can be heard for five miles and pierces the atmosphere so effectually that it overcomes all opposition.

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Each Friday at 9 a.m.-Take Pounds Off Sensibly with our fun group! Join us for motivation at the Methodist Church, 280 E. Stillwater Ave. Cost is $5 per month with an annual fee of $32. For more information call Nancy at 775-423-4568 or Jo at 775-867-3244.

What’s coloring your dog’s food

Help! It has come to my attention that CAPS is in desperate need of dog food to feed our guests. This is a shameless plea to all the dog lovers reading this column to pitch in and help us out. I was told we need food without artificial coloring.

Food Hub now taking orders

The downtown Fallon Food Hub is up and running two days a week, said Rachel Dahl, executive director of the Churchill Economic Development Authority.

Spring job fair to be held Friday

The Fallon Chamber of Commerce opens the doors Friday at 9 a.m. for the spring job fair with more than 25 businesses and government agencies expected.

State jobless rate below 6%; Churchill County is at 5.8%

Nevada’s unemployment rate dipped to less than 6 percent in February for the first time in eight years.

Junior Livestock Show & Sale

The annual Churchill County Junior Livestock Show and Sale is coming later this month. Local 4-H and FFA student will exhibit their beef, sheep, swine, goats, rabbits and poultry breeding and market-project animals at the Churchill County Fairgrounds. The sale is April 30 beginning at 1 p.m.

Wave swimmers find new hope for regionals

The Greenwave varsity swimming team has a renewed hope to send some of its own to the regional competitions this season after their meet in South Tahoe where the boys and girls teams finished with 90 and 117 points respectively.

Dancing the night away

“The biggest dance party on the planet” is how ABC describes its television series “Dancing With the Stars” that has been airing since 2005. That was the same year Debbie Edwards began teaching swing dance in Fallon, and three years later, Fallon’s own “Dancing With the Stars” began.

NIAA names Thomson Top 10 student-athlete

One of the most successful runners to grace the Greenwave cross country and track programs was named a top student-athlete in Northern Nevada.

Last-minute tax tips

Even though it’s common knowledge that tax day is April 15 (April 18 for filing 2015 taxes in 2016), many people wait until the last minute to file their income taxes.

Cubs over KC for first crown since 1908

The Major Leagues kicked off the 2016 season on Sunday with a triple-header and the rest of baseball followed on Monday, including the Giants and A’s. And only a short, one-hour drive to the west, the Reno Aces began their season on Thursday and they boast some local flavor with two ex-Nevada stars — Braden Shipley and Brett Hayes — auditioning to be called up to The Show.

Wolf Pack revels in aftermath of CBI

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . Eric Musselman simply turned in the best season for a first-year head coach in the history of Nevada’s three most high profile sports (football, men’s basketball, baseball).

Shaw named top assistant coach in Nevada

He went from winning a state championship during a heartbreaking year to helping the Greenwave capture its first-ever state wrestling title.

Carson City Sheriff’s want info on delivery robberies

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on two robberies of Carson City food delivery drivers. On March 15 and 8, Carson City food delivery drivers delivered orders to the 4600 block of Oak Street and upon arrival, the drivers were approached by an unknown male adult who threatened them with a weapon. The suspect demanded the delivery from the drivers who both complied, and then the suspect ran away from the location.

Carson City Leisure Hour Club hosting Reno Taiko Tsurunokai April 20

Members of the Leisure Hour Club will share in the cultural, musical, and artistic expertise of the Reno Taiko Tsurunokai Japanese drum group at their dinner meeting on Wednesday, April 20. The group, formed in 1997 by Rieko Shimbo, plays traditional Japanese folk music as well as original songs and has performed in numerous multicultural festivals and charity events in the Reno/Sparks area.

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd hosting walkabout April 8 in Mills Park

The community is invited to meet with Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1 Karen Abowd, Friday, April 8 for her monthly walkabout so she can hear questions, comments, concerns, solutions and ideas for creating a better community.

Carson City Community Center hosting ‘Alice in Wonderland, Jr.’ April 8-10

More than 100 local youth will be featured in Youth Theatre Carson City’s production of Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.,” which plays April 8-10 in the Bob Boldrick Theatre of the Carson City Community Center.

St. Paul Episcopal Church in Virginia City hosting free chautauqua April 26

A free chautauqua performance of Mary McNair Mathews, played by Anita Watson, is planned at 6 p.m. April 26 at St. Paul Episcopal Church, at the corner of F and Taylor streets in Virginia City.

Carson City Emblem Club hosting end-of-tax-season dinner April 15

Ladies of Carson City Emblem Club No. 507 are hosting an end-of-tax-season dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, April 15 at the Carson City Elks Lodge, 515 N. Nevada St.

Carson City Mile High Jazz Band performing April 12 at Comma Coffee

For 15 years, Mile High Jazz Band has been playing at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St., on the second Tuesday of every month. To mark the milestone, the band is holding a celebration at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at Comma Coffee.

Wednesday, April 6

Carson City’s MOST program helps those dealing with some form of mental illness

Jane seems like a normal elderly woman living in Carson City; she has a loving family with children and siblings in the area, she pays rent, she shops at the grocery store. However, after talking with her for a just few minutes you find out she believes a group of wiccans comes into her room every night and violates her in her sleep.

Law enforcement holds gang conference

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with surrounding counties, hosted a three day gang conference in Reno for Northern Nevada agencies to get together and discuss new gang trends and ideas. Twelve different law enforcement agencies sent nearly 70 officers to this free training to meet and share information and law and legal updates.

Man arrested on suspicion of domestic charges

A Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic charges after deputies responded to reports of gunfire early Wednesday morning. Daniel Vanhooser, 57, of Carson City, was arrested at 4 a.m., after Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a domestic dispute with gunfire near the 3400 block of Tourmaline Way.

Voter registration tops 1.5M

For the first time since the 2012 general election, voter registration in Nevada has topped 1.5 million. The total of 1,504,801 as of this past week is actually the highest total voter registration Nevada has ever reported, exceeding the 2012 mark by 3,983.

Western Nevada College in Carson City hosting exhibit by artist Anthony Arevalo

Former Western Nevada College student Anthony Arevalo welcomes the hunt of discovering art where few would look. The Northern Nevada artist collects discarded items in alleyways and dumpsters and gives them new life through his compositions.

Local roundup: CHS golfers finish 3rd at Genoa

GENOA — Lakoda Smokey shot a 2-over-par 74 to lead Carson High to a third-place finish at Wednesday’s Sierra League tournament at Genoa Lakes.

Aces beef up to make run at PCL title

Reno Aces manager Phil Nevin’s excitement for the 2016 Triple-A baseball season focused on the improvements the team should show this year as it enters its eight season in the Pacific Coast League.

Update on county rollover

A Churchill County woman was injured Wednesday in a one-vehicle rollover east of Allen Road on Lone Tree.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of probation violation

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 12:55 p.m., Kyle Ostergaard, 31, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony parole and probation violation and a conspiracy to violate the controlled substances act warrant after deputies initiated a traffic stop near Edmonds and Clearview Drive. No bail was set.

Fort Churchill State Historic Park in Silver Springs offering free programs in April

Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of ranger-led programs during the month of April to highlight the area’s rich history and abundant natural resources,

Carson City’s Due Sorella celebrates 10th anniversary

On a sun dappled porch, Julie Grady of Due Sorella, a local home décor store, poured coffee and served scones to guests gathered to discuss the store’s 10th anniversary party from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, featuring food, live music and door prizes.

Faith leaders coming together in Silver Springs to help area homeless

Faith leaders are invited to join Healthy Communities’ staff and group partners to discuss housing needs for the community’s homeless from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Silver Springs Community Center, 2945 Fort Churchill St.

Soroptimist International of Carson City holding program April 13

Soroptimist International of Carson City is holding a program to celebrate its community grants to local organization from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 at Glen Eagles Restaurant, 3700 N. Carson St.

Carson City Brewery Arts Center setting up Tedx bookstore

In conjunction with the Tedx event at the Brewery Arts Center on Friday, a temporary TEDxCarsonCity “Bookstore” is being set up in the center’s Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St.

Local roundup: Dayton baseball wins, CHS softball falls

DAYTON — Gage Duke hit a two-run single in the fourth to give Dayton a 4-0 lead, and the Dust Devils held on for a 4-3 win over South Tahoe Tuesday afternoon in a Division 1A baseball game.

Carson City Fire Department has new logo

The Carson City Fire Department is making some changes. The department debuted a new logo last week that will be featured on all of their vehicles and as the patches on their uniforms. Fire Chief Bob Schreihans said the old logo didn’t accurately represent the fire department.

Lopez ends the drought for CHS vs. Reno

Jesse Lopez wiped out many years of frustration with one swing of the bat.

Sunday fire near Eagle Valley Golf Course was human-caused

Officials said the fire that burned three acres at Eagle Valley Golf Course on Sunday was human caused. The fire started around 3:30 p.m. Sunday and burned parts of the course and a restroom area and concession stand, though no one was injured. Fire Chief Bob Schreihans said the fire most likely started from a cigarette or other human-made object.

Health care tax credit: Seven tax tips for employers

Do you own a small business or run a tax-exempt organization with fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees? If you do, the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit can help you provide insurance to your employees. You may be able to save on your taxes if you paid for at least half of their health insurance premiums. Here are seven tax tips about this credit:

Protect and treat your family’s skin from bites and itching

Warm days mean picnics, ballgames and outdoor adventure. Unfortunately, all that sun and fun can introduce a greater risk of skin woes for you and your family.

URGENCY OR EMERGENCY?

When unexpected health mishaps arise, many people’s first reaction is to head to an emergency room. But when those illnesses and injuries aren’t true emergencies, not knowing the best option for care can end up costing both time and money.

Local delegates still favor Clinton

The Churchill County Democrats seated 71 delegates at their annual county convention on Saturday at the senior center.

Vet receives praise for his military service

B-17 pilot, war hero, mechanical engineer, husband and father. For many who knew him, retired U.S. Air Force Capt. Cecil Quinley was all of those and more. For his sons, he was father.

A feminine ‘touch of class’

Lights, camera and dancing. The action and excitement of Fallon’s own Dancing with the Stars is ready to put one and then the other foot forward on April 9 at 7 p.m. at the Churchill County High School gym.

The men seek the spotlight

Fallon’s own Dancing with the Stars takes the lead with its male dancers for the 2016 event which will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Churchill County High School gym.

‘Welcome Home’ ceremony honors Vietnam veterans

In terms of lives lost and the number of American military personnel wounded, the Vietnam War changed the culture of public perception throughout its 30-year span.

Tuesday, April 5

Tahoe-Truckee recipe: Spiced-up chicken broth & vegetable soup

TRUCKEE, Calif. — This really should be called Rick Rucker soup revisited, because he turned me on to this during head cold season. But that’s hard to say three times.

Community Spotlight: Lehman’s terms: She takes 1st in breakaway roping at local rodeo

Lindy Lehman pulled out a first-place finish in a closely contested breakaway roping recently during the Carson-Douglas High School Rodeo held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

Alumni notebook: How Carson City area athletes are doing at the next level

BASEBALL Jace Zampirro, Carson, Feather River: No action last week. Adam Whitt, Carson, Astros: At spring training.

Wave prevents sweep in series loss

At first the losses seemed more worrisome with each game for the Wave baseball team this weekend, losing 10-7 on Friday and 7-3 in Saturday’s first game. But nobody can say when it rains, it pours, since the Wave came back in Saturday afternoon’s game for a 15-5 victory against the Spartans, preventing a sweep but still losing the series.

Track teams finish in top 15 of Reed invite

The Greenwave track and field teams placed in the top 15 of the Reed Sparks Rotary Invitational over the weekend at Reed High School.

Weekend win marks McCormick’s 20th home run

A weekend sweep wasn’t the only good news for the Lady Wave this weekend.

Easter egg hunt winners

The winners of the Lions/Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt have been announced: Age 0-3

Library fun jumps into spring

Featured Artist — Michelle Nelsen Join us April 13 from 5-7 p.m. for an artist’s reception with local artist Michelle Nelson. Michelle’s artwork will be on display through May.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of intoxicated pedestrian

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 9:50 a.m., a 30-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery near the 2000 block of College Parkway. Bail was set at $3,000.

Carson City Consort Canzona seeks recorder players for May concerts

Consort Canzona, a group of instrumentalists and singers who specializes in early music, has openings for experienced soprano, alto, and tenor recorder players for performances on May 21 and 22 in Carson City.

Lyon County Fire Protection District offering free car seat safety clinic April 23 in Dayton

Certified technicians will be on hand to make sure car seats are properly installed in a free child car seat safety checkpoint from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 23 in the parking lot of Starbucks in Dayton.

Douglas County Republican Central Committee to meet April 14

All Republicans are welcome to attend Douglas County Republican Central Committee’s monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, with a social hour beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Ceremony to honor Child Abuse Prevention Month Friday in Carson City

First Lady Kathleen Sandoval will be on hand at a pinwheel planting ceremony to raise awareness about child abuse and honor Child Abuse Prevention Month at 11 a.m. Friday, April 8 on the lawn in front of the Nevada Legislative Building in Carson City.

Carson City Escape from Prison Hill trail races return April 23

Tahoe Mountain Milers is bringing the Escape from Prison Hill Half Marathon and 10K and 5K trail races back to Carson City on Saturday, April 23.

Dayton Branch Library celebrating 20th anniversary

The Dayton Branch Library is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a series of events from May 2016 to February 2017. Each event will celebrate the people who support the library and the services it provides to the community.

Monday, April 4

Memorial Service & Celebration of Life

Memorial Service & Celebration of Life

Lawmakers approve trapping regulation despite the fact nobody likes it

A frustrated deputy wildlife director told the Legislative Commission on Monday a proposed animal trapping regulation nobody likes was the best the Wildlife Commission could draft after multiple meetings with trappers and opponents.

Democrats dig heels in on GOP handling of vouchers resolution

Democrats on the Legislative Commission dug in their heels on Monday to protest Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson’s handling of a last minute resolution designed to back up the school vouchers program.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Five arrested on suspicion of connection with stolen vehicle

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. Carson City FRIDAY At 1:25 a.m., Ashley Gormley, 24, a transient was arrested on suspicion of felony receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle after deputies responded to reports of a stolen vehicle near the 400 block of Nevada Street. Gormley and a second man allegedly took a friend’s vehicle and later returned it, however fled on foot before deputies arrived. She was located at the 700 block of South Carson Street. At 5:41 a.m., the second man, Samuel Pollock-Smith was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of stolen property, felony grand larceny warrant and a theft warrant after deputies conducted a high risk traffic stop at the Carson Street Maxx Casino.

Bureau of Land Management performing prescribed burn near Weber Reservoir

The Bureau of Land Management in conjunction with the Bureau of Indian Affairs is performing a prescribed burn near Weber Reservoir through Wednesday, April 6.

Greenhouse Garden Center in Carson City offering gardening seminars in April

The Greenhouse Garden Center, 2450 S. Curry St., is hosting a series of outdoor gardening seminars this month.

Lyon County seeking input about Silver Springs Airport Master Plan

The Lyon County Board of Commissioners is holding a workshop at 6:30 p.m. April 14 at the Silver Springs Community Center to discuss the proposed Master Plan of the Silver Springs Airport.

Silver Springs St. Hugh of Lincoln Outreach Center offering free breakfast April 6

St. Hugh of Lincoln Episcopal Outreach Center, 4280 U.S. Highway 50 in Silver Springs, is offering free breakfast starting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 6.

Capital Nevada Toastmasters to meet April 5 at Carson City Grandma Hattie’s

Capital Nevada Toastmasters is holding its weekly meeting Tuesday, April 5 at Grandma Hattie’s restaurant. Speaking this week are Kelly Smith and Robin Hopper. Have fun with Table Topics hosted by Gretchen Godfrey, and you may be called upon to speak extemporaneously. You’ll hear a joke by Tiffany Hornsby and learn the Word of the Day from Carmella Porcella. Watch your “ahs” because Bill Inman is the Ah Counter, and watch your grammar because Tookie Johns is the Grammarian.

Fernley Republican Women hosting Lance Gilman’s talk on Tesla April 19

Lance Gilman, principal and director of Tahoe Reno Industrial Center, will talk about progress of the Tesla and Switch projects and the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center at Fernley Republican Women’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 19 at Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m.

Washoe Lake State Park hosting astronomy program, hikes in April

Washoe Lake State Park is hosting a variety of events during the month of April, including a basic astronomy program focusing on year-round (circumpolar) constellations, a wildflower walk, a full moon hike and a guided hike through the sand dunes.

Sunday, April 3

Voter registration jumps in March across state

A total of 22,130 people registered to vote in March, raising the total number of active voters in the state to 1,251,747.

Purcell homers twicein Nevada victory

RENO — Carson High grad Jennifer Purcell hit two two-run homers to lead Nevada to a 4-0 Mountain West Conference softball win over New Mexico Saturday at Hixson Park.

Local Republicans make their case

Republican candidates for mayor, supervisor and state assembly made their case to voters Saturday at an event hosted by the Carson City Republican Party.

Memories of WNC Athletics: Why I love the Wildcats

Editor’s Note: Throughout the rest of 2016 Western Nevada College baseball and softball seasons, which is the last for WNC athletics, the Appeal is featuring columns every Sunday from those who are sharing their memories of the programs.

Local roundup: Pradere, Carter winners at Mustang Invitational

STOCKTON — Abigail Pradere won two events and Asa Carter placed in three to lead Carson High’s track team at the Mustang Invitational on Saturday.

Narrow defeat leads to Carson High being swept

Carson High’s softball team ran the gamut offensively Saturday against Reno.

Carson City Democratic County Convention: Sanders narrow caucus victory holds

The Carson City Democratic County Convention went off without a hitch Saturday with none of the issues that plagued the March caucuses which were overwhelmed by an unexpected turnout.

Saturday, April 2

Darrell Moody: MLB is here, and it is about time

The Major League Baseball season gets under way this week, and all I can say it’s about time.

Former director of Nevada Indian Commission dies

Sherrada James Kizer Fielder, died on March 30, 2016, at Carson Tahoe Regional Hospital. She was appointed to the Director of the Nevada Indian Commission, by Gov. Kenny Guinn and served in that capacity from 2000 until 2005. Prior to that, she served as the Secretary/Treasurer to the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California from 1990 to 1993. Also included among her accomplishments is that she served as Miss Washoe Tribe while she was a senior in high school.

Nevada wins CBI title

RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team can finally call itself a national champion.

Local roundup: CSN sweeps Wildcats, extends lead to 3 games

HENDERSON — Brody Westmoreland stroked a game-winning two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning as College of Southern Nevada completed a Scenic West Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader sweep of Western Nevada College, 4-3, on Friday in Henderson.

Moyle pitchesCHS past Alta-Utah

LAS VEGAS — Bryce Moyle scattered seven hits over six innings, and Jace Keema drove in two runs to lead the Carson Senators to an easy 7-1 win over Alta-Utah Friday afternoon at the Bishop Gorman Easter Invitational at UNLV.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office focusing on distracted driving in April

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office will be focusing on distracted driving for the April Joining Forces event. The event will focus on educating drivers to keep their eyes on the road and to put away cell phones and other items that can cause distractions.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of prohibited person in possession of a firearm, grand larceny, drug charges

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 8:30 a.m., Laurie Harris, 50, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of a controlled substance after initiating a consensual stop near College Parkway and Lompa Lane. Bail was set at $2,500.

Orders for lower-priced Tesla hit 198,000

Orders for lower-priced Tesla hit 198,000 HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — Demand for Tesla Motors’ new lower-priced electric car surprised even the company’s CEO Friday as 198,000 people plunked down $1,000 deposits to reserve their vehicles.

Friday, April 1

Carson Valley Desert Brushes to meet April 14 in Carson City

The Carson Valley Desert Brushes is meeting at 10 a.m. April 14 at Carson City Fire Station No. 12, 3620 North Sunridge Drive.

Nevada celebrating April as National Safe Digging Month

This April marks the ninth annual National Safe Digging Month, reminding Nevada residents to call 811 two working days before beginning any digging project.

Carson City Senior Service Network holding 18th Annual Senior Celebration May 19

Senior Service Network of Carson City is bringing Northern Nevada’s largest health and information fair to the Carson City Community Center on Thursday, May 19.

Retired Public Employees of Nevada to meet Tuesday in Carson City

Retired Public Employees of Nevada (RPEN) will hold its next meeting Tuesday, April 5 at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Nevada Army Guard positions are relocating to Carson City

Positions for dozens of Nevada Army Guard soldiers will relocate to the Office of the Adjutant General here this summer, eventually resulting in about 80 new part-time jobs for the state’s capital city.

Nevada goes for the title

RENO — Eric Musselman expects nothing less than a Lawlor Events Center bursting at the seams on Friday night