Carson City Nugget hosting comedians Ester Steinberg, Justin Rupple & others this month

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Fernley Republican Women meeting Feb. 16

Fernley Mayor Roy Edgington is schedule to present at Fernley Republican Women’s next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m.

Mayor Edgington, a native Nevadan, served four years as a firefighter in the U. S. Air Force, followed by 27 years in the field of fire service. He was elected to Fernley City Council-Ward Three in November 2010. Four years later, he was elected as Fernley’s fourth mayor.

Donations are encouraged for Fernley Republican Women’s Caring for America/Adopt-a-Soldier program, which collects non-perishable foods for the Fernley Food Bank along with donations of funds and care items for soldiers. Children’s books are also being collected for the Ronald McDonald House and Renown Hospital’s children’s ward. Money donations can be sent to Fernley Republican Women, P.O. Box 412, Fernley 89408.

For more information, contact Carol Franich at, or go to

Nevada State Museum hosting tour guide training

The Nevada State Museum is looking for volunteers to give tours of the Capitol and Nevada State Museum to children and adults.

Training is planned Feb. 16-17 and 23-24, when guides will learn about Nevada’s history with programs about USS Nevada’s 100th birthday; Dayton; J.W. and Annie Davis; and pre-historic sandals.

In week two, art and science are the focus with staff presentations on Nevada water and animals, and one on wetland birds by Alan Gubanich, education chair of the Lahontan Audubon Society.

Both new and experienced guides are encouraged to attend all four days of training, including two Tuesday potluck lunches. Registration is required. Contact Deborah Stevenson at or 775-687-4810, ext. 237.

National horse convention planned Feb. 19-20

Through the Eyes of a Horse — two days of presentations, cowboy poetry, music, silent auctions and vendors — is planned Feb. 19-20 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno.

The NATRC National Convention opens Friday evening with music and cowboy poetry by Richard Elloyan and Steve Wade. The event is free with speaker registration or $10 at the door.

To register and more information, go to, or contact Linda Thomason 510-708-1439 or

Travel club for seniors to meet Tuesday

The Silver Sierra Adventurers, a travel club for seniors, is meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in an upstairs meeting room at the Carson Nugget.

Information about upcoming trips will be available, as well as refreshments and door prizes. Guests are welcome.


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