Stories for April 2018


Monday, April 30

Sandra Douglass Morgan appointed to Gaming Commission

Gov. Brian Sandoval has named Sandra Douglass Morgan to the Nevada Gaming Commission. Morgan is a telecommunications executive and member of the Athletic Commission. She was North Las Vegas City Attorney and prior to that, Litigation Attorney for MGM Mirage.

Fernley man sentenced in vehicle death

A Fernley man was given 60 days in jail after he was convicted of a misdemeanor in the death of a toddler in a January 2017 collision. David R. Neese Jr., 54, was convicted of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter in East Fork Justice Court last Thursday.

Keith Gray

Keith Hubert Gray, son of Edward Robert and Rebecca Gladys (Wagner)Gray, was born in Cogur, Oklahoma on June 1, 1918. He passed away peacefully into the arms of his Savior and Lord, Jesus, surrounded by his family at Northern Nevada Medical Center in Reno on Wednesday, April 25th.

Diana Jeanne White-Brown

Diana Jeanne White-Brown, 68, of Dayton passed away on April 27, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Raphael M. “RM” Howard Jr.

Raphael M. “RM” Howard Jr., 76, died April 27, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson, retired alcohol distributer and lead guitar for the world famous rock band Angry Inch Mob, died April 25, 2018, from complications of metastatic colon cancer.

Natural Living: RICE or MEAT — which is better for healing fractures?

This argument has nothing to do with the merits of vegetarian or carnivorous diets but more with the acronyms used to remember how to treat various traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.

Congressional District 2 candidate Vance Alm to be Dems luncheon speaker

Vance Alm, a primary care physician and contender for the Democratic nomination in Congressional District 2, will be the featured speaker at a Democratic luncheon on May 7.

Fernley Republican Women hosting candidate forum on May 15

The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold its next meeting at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on May 15. A light meal will be served at 6 and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. The FRW will host a forum presenting Republican candidates running for Fernley Mayor and City Council.

Donald E. Clinger

Donald E. Clinger, 72, died April 24, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Water delivery suspended in Nevada mine battle

RENO — It was an uncharacteristically urgent demand at a U.S. Superfund site where the cleanup of an abandoned World War II-era mine has dragged on for two decades and progress is measured, at best, in years.

Warren Pickard

Warren passed ending his earthly duties on April 24, 2018. He has gone onto eternal life with his heavenly Father waiting for his earthly family to join him.

Gilles Gilbert Lagourgue

Gilles passed into eternal life on December 10, 2017 in Genoa Nevada. Gilles was born to parents Pierre Lagourgue, and Marie

Saturday, April 28

UNLV scores late to beat Nevada Wolf Pack softball

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada softball team put together a comeback bid on Saturday, but its effort was not enough as it fell to UNLV, 7-6.

Darrell Moody: Porter could be Nevada’s front man

Length and rim protecting are two things that Nevada lacked during its Sweet 16 run last season. Those needs may have been met when the school announced 6-10 Trey Porter had agreed to attend Nevada in the fall. Porter is a grad transfer from Old Dominion, thus he can play immediately.

Carson High baseball sweeps Wooster; faces Douglas for playoff spot

For all intents and purposes, the Northern 4A baseball playoffs start on Wednesday night at Ron McNutt Field.

Prep Roundup: Track teams tune up at Big George in Minden

MINDEN — School records fell for the Dayton and Sierra Lutheran track and field teams on Saturday at the 11th annual Big George Invitational in Minden.

Gangi tosses four TDs in Nevada Wolf Pack Silver and Blue game

RENO — Senior quarterback Ty Gangi tossed four touchdown passes — two each to sophomores Elijah Cooks and McLane Mannix — as the Blue team roared back for a 35-34 win over the Silver in the Nevada football team’s annual Silver and Blue Spring Game on Saturday at Mackay Stadium.

Nebraska completes sweep of Nevada Wolf Pack baseball

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska (20-22) scored runs in five innings and defeated the University of Nevada (21-19) baseball team 12-5 on Saturday at Hawks Field. The Cornhuskers won all three games of the non-conference series as the Wolf Pack dropped its season-high sixth game in a row.

Tree man can help with dying trees

Ron Bell can be called the tree man. Many in Northern Nevada may wonder why their trees are dying and Bell through his company, Happy Roots and Shoots, can help.

Friday, April 27

Nevada public employees benefits board OKs Hometown Health contract

The Public Employees Benefits Program board was promised if it stuck with Hometown Health and Renown as exclusive providers, canceling a pilot program with St. Mary’s Health in Reno, rates for medical services would be held flat for 20 months and capped at just 2 percent in 2020 and 2021.

Carson High’s Jailene Salciedo a top dual threat

Jailene Salciedo is arguably one of the best double threats in Northern Nevada softball.

Prep Roundup: Douglas High baseball tops Wooster after 24-hour delay

MINDEN — Picking up right where they had left off one day before, the Douglas Tigers pushed across seven runs in the third inning and went on to a 12-2 Northern 4A baseball win against Wooster on Friday afternoon.

Nevada appeals court grants Copperfield secrecy

Nevada’s three member Court of Appeals has granted magician David Copperfield’s request to close portions of a trial over injuries suffered by an audience member during his act.

Reno-Sparks visitation revenue increases

Taxable room revenues in the Reno-Sparks area grew by 6.8 percent in March compared to the same month of 2017. The increase came despite the fact total occupied rooms decreased 2.3 percent. The difference can be attributed to the fact the average room rates per night increased nearly $6 this year to $96.12.

Drug report leads to arrests, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 1:07 p.m., Craig Davis, 34, of Dayton was arrested on suspicion of two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of a dangerous drug without a prescription, littering and possession of drug paraphernalia after deputies responded to reports of a possible drug incident at the N. Carson Street Starbucks.

School board district trustees select Stephens as new superintendent

After six hours of interviewing and evaluating four fit candidates, the Churchill County School District Board of Trustees offered the Superintendent contract to Summer Stephens of Weston County School District of Upton, Wyoming.

Anthony (Tony) E. Shaw

Tony unexpectedly passed away at the age of 45 on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Fallon NV.

Washoe Lake State Park hosting celebration, several hikes in May

May events at Washoe Lake State Park include a night hike, Celebrate Washoe Valley Day, a sand dune hike and a full moon hike. Reservations are only required for the full moon hike.

Thursday, April 26

Carson City’s BAC announces free summer concert series

The Brewery Arts Center’s summer concert series kicks off June 23 with The Original Wailers featuring Grammy-nominated Al Anderson, lead guitarist for Bob Marley & The Wailers.

Prep Roundup: Carson High softball wins easy; big DH Saturday

Carson High softball coach Carlos Mendeguia admitted he worried his team might look past North Valleys and ahead to Saturday’s crucial doubleheader at Damonte Ranch.

Joe Santoro: Monday-morning quarterbacking the draft

We could be looking at one of the greatest quarterback drafts in NFL history with Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield, Josh Rosen, Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen and Mason Rudolph heading the class this year. But it could also be one of the biggest quarterbacks bust drafts in NFL history. Nobody is quite sure.

Oasis girls closing in on league title

They’re the best team in the league and it’s even taken the coach by surprise.

Best of Fallon honors 200 recipients

With over 200 awards announced in this year’s Best Of Fallon — from businesses, to people, dining, and entertainment — winners and runner-ups gathered at the Fallon Convention Center on Wednesday to celebrate with a luncheon, thanks to the 23,888 votes from the community.

Arts Council presents award-winning author

Michael P. Branch, author of “Raising Wild: Dispatches from a Home in the Wilderness” and four other books as well as numerous essays, articles and reviews, will read selections from his nonfiction works on Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at the Oats Park Arts Center.


Banner Churchill Community Hospital March 30, 2018 Tommy Ross Edgington, to Tanya Lee Edgington, weighing 8 pounds and 11 ounces.

Pizza & Pastries: Skeeters brings best of both worlds to Fallon

DeAnna Niles is quite popular at Sand Mountain, as she’s known for serving instant cookie ice cream sandwiches from her vendor truck.

View from the Past

Local Happenings: About half a dozen cars went to Lahontan on a fishing trip Thursday. Charley Everett reports that the crowd in the three cars with him caught 214 perch, 19 trout, and 60 carp. A copious rain set in Tuesday evening and continued most of the night, .71 of an inch falling, which soaked the ground thoroughly. This was a boon to the ranches and ranges.

County livestock show ends with Saturday sale

The fruition of raising animals for the annual Churchill County Junior Livestock Show and Sale for the past six to eight months comes to an end this weekend at the fairgrounds.

Carson City’s historic Laxalt Building still conjures memories

The wood-paneled courtroom is quiet now, but in 1895 it buzzed with excitement as Judge Thomas P. Hawley began presiding over the trials of three former employees of the U.S. Mint in Carson City.

Bighorns lose in overtime to Raiders

The Oasis Academy Bighorns boys lacrosse team returned to action after a six week hiatus on Friday, losing to Reed in overtime, 13-12.

Crash injures 2 when pickup collides with county vehicle

Two Fallon men were injured after a pickup in which they were riding collided with a tractor-end-dump trailer Wednesday shortly after noon at US 95 and St. Clair Road.

Take steps to control your investment taxes

Tax season is finally over. Of course, how much you pay in taxes depends on a variety of factors, many of which you can’t control. But you might give some thought to how you can manage your investment-related taxes.

The world is in historical debt

The April 2018 International Monetary Fund Fiscal Monitor reported global debt has reached a historically high level. In 2016, debt peaked at 225 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP) (the value of all goods and services produced across the world). Public debt is a significant component of global debt. The IMF wrote:

CAPS is best nonprofit organization

Imagine the thrill at CAPS when we were informed we were voted best nonprofit organization in the Lahontan Valley News Best of Fallon.

March Marriages

MARCH 27 Adam Curtis McKnight, 27, and Christina Nichole Harrington, 22, both of Fallon.

Senior duo aims for state glory for Fallon

Plain and simple, they want to be the best.

Fernley solidifies hold on first place

If the past several seasons have proven anything, it’s that what happens during the regular season between Fernley and Fallon doesn’t mean anything. Fallon coach Kasey Chu is counting on that to hold true again this year.

Night of Fights

Hold onto your butts. A record 17 fights are on tap for this year’s Night of Fights, the 24th installment, which opens its doors tonight at 6 p.m. at the Venturacci Gym. Fights begin at 7 p.m. and include more female bouts than in previous years.

Fallon Youth Basketball wraps up successful season

Fallon Youth Basketball thanks the coaches for volunteering their time and knowledge to help young athletes grow as players and teammates.

Split with Fernley keeps Greenwave tied atop Northern 3A

An old baseball adage says that momentum is only as good as the next day’s pitcher.

Felony trafficking suspect held, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY At 1:08 p.m., a 34-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of violation of a restraining order after deputies responded to reports of threatening emails near the 500 block of Stewart Street. Bail was set at $3,000.

Audrey L. Rich

Audrey arrived on a cold winter’s morning to happy parents Charles Nicholson and Edna Muriel (Isard) Allen at Grace Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She had two older brothers, Ted and Murray awaiting her at home.

Lisa Ann Wetzel

Lisa Ann Wetzel, 61, of Gardnerville, passed away on April 22, 2018.Aarrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Roger D Coney

Roger D Coney, 75, of Carson City, passed away on April 7, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Richard Bloch Nelson

Richard Bloch Nelson, 76, of Carson City, passed away on April 23, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800

Robert Dean Leatherman

Robert Dean Leatherman, 92, of Carson City, passed away on April 21, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Warren Ladd Pickard

Warren Ladd Pickard, 59, of Carson City, passed away on April 24, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Paul Dean Miller

Paul Dean Miller, 62, of Carson City, passed away on April 24, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Norman L. Buckles

Norman L. Buckles, 77, of Carson City, passed away on April 24, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Life Recovery, a 12-step Bible program, meets weekly in Carson City

Life Recovery, a 12-step recovery program rooted in the Bible, meets at 9:45 a.m. Sundays, except on Mother’s Day and other major holidays, at the Salvation Army Church, 661 Colorado St.

Margaret A. Nuttall

Margaret (Margie) Alicia Nuttall was born on February 28, 1955. She was a one-of-a-kind woman who loved her family and friends fiercely, and was passionate about helping others through education and ministry

Cynthia Rae Roberts

Cynthia Rae Roberts, known as “Cindy” or “Thia”, age 44 of Fallon, Nevada, passed away after a long battle with cancer, Friday April 20, 2018. Her family and a close friend were by her side.

Wednesday, April 25

Gov. Brian Sandoval told Nevada ready for fire season

Federal, state and local agencies on Wednesday warned Gov. Brian Sandoval this year’s fire season may be another bad one. But they assured him they’re ready to handle whatever happens.

Douglas High baseball rallies to beat Wooster in 8 innings

Chris Thacker and Jayden Foster delivered RBI hits in the eighth inning as the Douglas Tigers rallied for a 4-2 Northern 4A baseball victory Wednesday afternoon at Greater Nevada Field in Reno.

Sanders has plenty of support to deal with Parkinson’s

Though Parkinson’s is a difficult disease to live with, Barbara and Bob Sanders survive through it because of love. Bob, a 29-year veteran with the Carson City Fire Department, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s since 2006. The disease has since left him wheelchair-bound with difficulty speaking — a vast contrast from the man who was fighting fires to save the community.

Apartment complex expansion OK’d by Carson City Planning Commission

The apartment complex under construction at the south end of Curry Street is expanding. The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved another 70 units as a modification of the project’s year-old special use permit.

Carson City’s Jazz & Beyond schedule announced

Another 17 days of music, art, and film are slated to return at venues around the city when the 15th Annual Jazz & Beyond Music & Art Festival returns Aug. 3-19.

Trove of handcrafted gifts offered at Carson City Senior Center’s gift shop

Hidden Treasures, the gift shop housed inside the Carson City Senior Center on Beverly Drive, offers jewelry, aprons, towels, quilts, crocheted and knitted baby sets, and a slew of other handcrafted items — all made by seniors 60 and older.

Douglas County site of foster care recruitment event

More than half of Douglas County’s foster children were placed outside of that county last year due to lack of foster homes, according to the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services.

Pets of the Homeless sponsoring free pet wellness clinic May 19 in Carson City

Free vaccinations, exam, pet food, and supplies will be offered in a free pet wellness clinic sponsored by Pets of the Homeless on May 19.

Carson City FISH recruiting celebrity waiters for annual Have a Heart fundraiser

Public figures are being recruited to help FISH’s Have a Heart fundraiser, planned at 5 and 7:30 p.m. May 19 at Glen Eagle’s Restaurant and Lounge.

Carson City Democratic Women’s Club hosting fashion show fundraiser

The Carson City Democratic Women’s Club is presenting its annual fashion show fundraiser on May 19 starting at 4 p.m. in the Nevada Stateroom of the Governor’s Mansion, 606 Mountain St.

Jewelry sale in Carson City to benefit Meals on Wheels program

All things that glitter will take over the lobby of the Carson City Senior Center as the biannual jewelry sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 and 4.

In Plain Sight Marketing

The Boys and Girls Clubs are looking for AmeriCorp Vista volunteers.

Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal

Julie Lee and Rae Hanna of Dayton and Sue Olmsted of Stagecoach protest in front of the State Capitol Wednesday morning.

Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal

Wild Horse Preservation League co-founder Bonnie Matton protests in front of the State Capitol building Wednesday morning in Carson City.

Jim Grant | Nevada Appeal

Eagle Valley Middle School students check out an Army National Guard helicopter that landed at the school in November.

Brad Coman/Nevada Appeal

Fremont Elementary School will go through a much needed construction project in 2018

Rib fest planned Memorial Day weekend in Carson City

Casino Fandango will hold the community’s first Rockin’ Rib Fest, May 25 through May 28. The inaugural event marks the only Memorial Day rib fest in the region and will be the largest planned Memorial Day celebration in the community.

Darrell Moody: Driving key to Carson High fund drive

A big fundraiser for the Carson High athletic program has been its relationship with Capital Ford.

Temporary traffic signals going up on USA Parkway in advance of permanent signals

Beginning Saturday, drivers will see changes on USA Parkway as the Nevada Department of Transportation installs temporary traffic signals near Electric Avenue before construction of a permanent signal begins.

Transient held for alleged machete attack, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 2:30 p.m., Lawanda Jones, 43, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony trafficking a controlled substance warrant and felony conspiracy to violate the uniform controlled substances act after deputies conducted a warrant service at the 5th Street Juvenile Court. Bail was set at $250,000.

Fed representatives discuss rural Nevada issues

Rural Nevada businesses face challenges two federal government entities are working to address. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, focused on rural areas, and the Small Business Administration, covering rural as well urban parts of the state, both provide access to capital through loans and grants.

Fallon Police seeks public help in search for burglary suspect

Fallon Police Department is asking for the public’s help in searching for a suspect that robbed the local Little Caesar’s Pizza on Sunday.

Nevada Wolf Pack basketball signs 6-10 transfer

RENO — University of Nevada men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman has signed Old Dominion transfer Trey Porter to to play for the Wolf Pack in 2018-19. Porter from Woodbridge, Va., is a graduate transfer and is immediately eligible to play.

Enrique A. Alvarez

Enrique A. Alvarez, 83, died April 23, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Carson City family safe after fire breaks out

One Carson City family is safe after a fire broke out at their residence early Wednesday afternoon.

Tuesday, April 24

Damonte extends Carson High’s losing streak

It has been a nightmarish 12 days for the Carson High baseball team.

Prep Roundup: Virginia City tops Sierra Lutheran in 9 innings

Virginia City upended Sierra Lutheran, 6-5, in nine innings Tuesday afternoon in a Northern 1A baseball game.

Carson City’s Sage Donnelly claims championship at Women’s Freestyle National Championships

Carson City native Sage Donnelly became the senior women’s freestyle kayak national champion at last weekend’s Women’s Freestyle National Championships in Columbus, Ga.

Nevada Wolf Pack football set for 7 national TV appearances

RENO — The Nevada football team will play on national television at least seven times as the initial broadcast schedule from the Mountain West was announced today with the league partners ESPN and CBS Sports. The 44-game announcement included seven Wolf Pack games, including six MW games.

Carson City Symphony welcoming guest pianist at Sunday’s performance

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, will feature pianist Alexander Tutunov at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Carson City Community Center’s Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William St.

Student, adult ensembles to feature in free ‘Music Is for Life’ concert in Carson City

The music from “James Bond,” “The Sound of Music,” “Spartacus,” and “To Kill a Mockingbird” will be played by local musicians in a free concert on Thursday.

Female rockers stopping in Carson City

With her guitar in hand, Vanessa Silberman, from Los Angeles, has spent most of the last three years on the road.

Recipe: Spicy tofu by Raw Chef Debra Garner

This recipe is a favorite with my boys. You can adjust the spice level to your liking, use whatever veggies you like, serve over rice, quinoa, noodles or just with veggies. It would be great in a Buddha bowl.

70-year-old held in battery case, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 1:02 p.m., a 70-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery near the 500 block of Colorado Street. Bail was set at $3,000.

Nevada Gov. Sandoval promotes ‘Denim Day’

Gov. Brian Sandoval is encouraging all Nevadans to participate in Denim Day. The annual event is a campaign against sexual assault and sexual violence and a demonstration of support for victims of those crimes scheduled for Wednesday.

Fallon tourism director Jane Moon receives state award

Jane Moon is passionate about Fallon and the surrounding history.

Commissioners endorse local students to push age raise on tobacco purchases

Four Churchill County High School students are preparing to push for a new law to the Nevada State Legislature—and Churchill County Commissioners agreed to back them.

Carson City live entertainment for April 25-May 1

“Music Is for Life” by the Carson City Symphony’s Youth Strings ensembles and the Not Quite Ready For Carnegie Hall Players adult intermediate string ensemble at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.

Lady Wave sweeps Elko, sets up showdown with Lowry

ELKO — The Lady Wave softball team continued to roll in the 3A North by sweeping Elko over the weekend.

Fallon finishes strong in Del Oro

With two weeks left in the regular season, the Greenwave track and field team competed in Friday’s 50th Del Oro Invite, registering three top-10 team finishes.

Fallon sweeps twin bill to take series

ELKO – After a back-and-forth loss in the series opener Friday, the Fallon baseball team now controls its own destiny for a No. 1 seed.

Wave swimmers see mixed results at Saturday meet

The Greenwave swimming team faced stiff competition from South Tahoe and Lowry on Saturday in Reno.

Business Licenses For March 2018

New Business for March 2018 Demi Mayer Photography 1089 Deena Way Fallon, Nevada, 89406

Moapa High School Rodeo results

The following are results for the Fallon High School Rodeo Club contestants. Fallon competed at the Moapa High School Rodeo in late March.

Walkers plant pinwheels at Fox Peak to remember all victims of child abuse

Chris Murphy and his family mark the late-April pinwheels remembrance and Earth Day as important events the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe brings to Churchill County.

Nevada a finalist for Secretary of Defense Freedom Award

The State of Nevada has been named as a finalist for the 2018 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, a prestigious national honor for employers who provide outstanding support to employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve.

Lady Bighorns sweep Eureka

Oasis Academy swept a doubleheader Friday from visiting Eureka, 16-0 and 15-6, to improve its record to 14-0.

Soroptimist International of the Comstock holding family evening of bingo

Soroptimist International of the Comstock is hosting a family evening of Bingo on May 12 at the Dayton Senior Center, 320 Old Dayton Valley Road. Monies raised will benefit local scholarships.

The Internet of Things: Pros and cons of technology to be laid out in Carson City forum

“The Internet of Things,” exploring how technology is transforming our lives, is at the heart of a forum at 6 p.m. May 8 at the Brewery Arts Center.

Art, crafts & baked goods offered in Virginia City Senior Center’s spring sale

The Virginia City Senior Center’s Spring Art, Craft and Bake Sale is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 12.

Douglas County candidates to be feature in forum May 3

The nonpartisan Good Governance Group of Douglas County will hold its 2018 Candidates Forum featuring candidates running elected offices in Douglas County. The free event will be on May 3 at the Carson Valley Inn, 1627 Highway 395, in Minden.

Roadrunners RV Club to meet Thursday in Carson City

The Roadrunners RV Club is a small group that has campouts six times a year, Tuesday to Friday, from May to October.

Free events in Northern Nevada to cover veterans benefits

Free events are planned around Northern Nevada for veterans to shed light on the benefits and services they’ve earned.

Eugene Hoover, candidate for lieutenant governor, holding meet and greet in Carson City

Eugene Hoover, a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, will share his plans for Nevada’s future at a meet and greet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 2 at Glen Eagles, 3700 N. Carson St.

Truckee Carson Irrigation District continues Lahontan Reservoir drawdown

The Truckee Carson Irrigation District continues to drawdown Lahontan Reservoir under the direction of the Bureau of Reclamation.

Basic Spanish class for beginners to begin in Carson City

Want to learn Spanish? A basic Spanish class for beginners will start at 6 p.m. Friday and run for six weeks in Carson City as a fundraiser to help purchase the books for non-speaking English Hispanic adults.

Local art to be raffled at author event in Dayton

The Friends of the Dayton Valley Library and the Historical Society of Dayton Valley are presenting an author’s event, featuring local writer Anthony Shafton, on Saturday at the Dayton Senior Center.

School Board names four finalists to be district’s next Superintendent

The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees has selected four finalists for the District’s next Superintendent.

Stanley Howard Lehman

Stan was born and raised in Fallon, Nevada. He grew up on the Bass ranch where his love of the cowboy life was born. His father, Shorty, ran cattle in the high desert and Stan cherished the times he got to go ride the herd with his dad.

Monday, April 23

Man tries to lock himself in car, arrested says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. SATURDAY At 12:08 a.m., Austin Bitisillie, 30, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of felony eluding with endangerment, driver’s license revoked, obstructing, failure to stop at a stop sign, reckless driving, speeding, disobedience to a traffic control device, Department of Alternative Sentencing hold and DUI- second offense after deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop near the 1500 block of 5th Street.

Irene Elizabeth Driver

Irene Elizabeth Driver, long time Fallon resident, passed away peacefully on her birthday April 15, 2018 with all five of her children by her bedside.

Alexander B. Carter III

Alexander B. Carter III, age 60, passed away of leukemia on April 4, 2018 in Salt Lake City, UT at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. He was born October 4, 1957, son of Alexander B. and Carole (Peterson) Carter of Topsfield, MA. He was born on the first day of the Space Age, as he was so very proud to tell everyone he met. He was the loving husband of Christine (Horgan) Carter. They were married in Carson City, Nevada on May 7, 1988.

‘Marlena’ author Julie Buntin making local stops in Northern Nevada book tour

Nevada Humanities will welcome author Julie Buntin at a series of events throughout Northern Nevada during the month of May. Ms. Buntin is the author of Marlena: A Novel, the 2018 pick for Nevada Reads — a statewide, public book club. Nevada Reads invites Nevadans to read selected works of literature and to come together in their communities to share the ideas and perceptions inspired by the book club selections.

Regina M. Dorman

Regina M. Dorman, 86, died April 21, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Gayle E. Robertson

Gayle E. Robertson, 74, died April 22, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Catching up to our past: Finding new organs in old places

There’s been a lot of talk in various news forums lately regarding the discovery of a new organ: the interstitium. Recent articles call the interstitium a “fluid-filled highway” which they now believe transports fluids throughout our bodies, and while it has not yet achieved the status in the Western medical community of a full-fledged organ, this space within our bodies is being predicted as holding significant implications for cancer research as well as many other conditions.

Open house set at historic Wungnema House in Carson City

Curious about the stone house on the east side of Mills Park across from Carson High School? To look inside the historic Wungnema House and learn about the Hopi stonemasons who built it, attend the open house hosted by the Foundation for Carson City Parks and Recreation from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The house is accessible from the east side of Mills Park. Admission is free, and all are welcome.

DeBug holding free shred, recycle events in Minden, Carson City

DeBug is helping the community to stay cyber-safe, including reducing the chance of identify and personal information theft, at no charge.

All levels of photographers invited to Carson City Photo Club to meeting

The Carson City Photo Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, 911 E. Musser St. Attendees are asked to use the west entrance. All levels of photographers are welcome. The theme for the month is “Pink and/or Purple.”

SD 16 candidate Tina Davis-Hersey to visit Democratic Men’s Committee

Tina Davis-Hersey, the Democrat who’s taking on Republican incumbent Ben Kieckhefer in State Senate District 16, will be the featured speaker at a Democratic luncheon.

Vandals damage two Pioneer Park memorials

Wende Hucke Hook is disappointed in how disrespectful people are with local monuments and memorials. Recently, vandals ripped four nameplates from two small monuments that were constructed near several trees at Pioneer Park on North Maine Street. Hook said the Soroptimist Club in Fallon, which planted the two trees, is looking at ways to protect the memorials.

Sunday, April 22

Carson High School swim teams sweep Reed

Carson High’s swim teams swept Reed in a dual meet Friday at Alf Sorenson Pool.

Saturday, April 21

Prep Roundup: Manogue sweeps Carson baseball

Steve Nelms, Carson High’s first-year head track coach, was a happy man at the end of Saturday’s Carson High Invite.

Darrell Moody: Six-team state playoffs a welcome idea

Admittedly, I’ve been a big critic of the NIAA and some of the decisions made by the state’s governing body since I came here in 2003.

Senators win wild one to split doubleheader

The final three innings of Saturday’s second game were bizarre to say the least.

Carson City Volunteer Connection for April 22

These local organizations need your help with a variety of fun and interesting volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Sandy at 775-687-4680, ext. 6. Don’t call the agency you are interested in volunteering with directly, as they can’t process applications to volunteer.

RSVP welcomes field representative for Lyon, Storey counties

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has appointed a new field representative to represent the senior care program in Lyon and Storey Counties.

Local man honored at Oregon Institute of Technology

Henry Bingham from Carson City has been named to the 2017-2018 Winter Term President’s list at Oregon Institute of Technology. Bingham is studying biology-health sciences.

Friday, April 20

Board to keep open space, rec separate

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday decided against merging two citizen advisory committees into one board. The supervisors were considering whether to combine the Open Space Advisory Committee and the Parks and Recreation Commission, two panels that advise Carson City’s Parks, Recreation, and Open Space department.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Woman arrested on suspicion of DUI

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 4:07 p.m., a 59-year-old woman was arrested on a warrant on suspicion of failure to appear after a traffic stop in the 2100 block of East William Street. Bail was set at $230.

Gary Schmidt signs tax pledge

Gary Schmidt, the challenging candidate in the Republican primary for Nevada State Senate 16, signed the Tax Payers Protection Pledge for the Americans for Tax Reform on April 15.

Free legal advice offered courtesy of Nevada Legal Services

If you’re in the market for a mobile home, consider attending a free presentation covering the ins and outs of mobile home buying from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 2 at the Dayton Valley Branch Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road.

Democratic candidates for Nevada’s U.S. Senate seat to be featured at luncheon

The opportunity to get to know the democratic candidates running for the U.S. Senate is being offered thanks to the Douglas County Democratic Women.

Horse giveaway on hold near Reno; no takers

RENO — The state of Nevada is reconsidering a proposal to find private owners for nearly 3,000 free-roaming horses under state jurisdiction after no one offered to assume ownership of the mustangs that are at the center of a legal battle.

Share your appreciation for moms with the Nevada Appeal

To the women who taught us right from wrong, the ones who made sure we made it to school before — or nearly before — the first bell, the women who let us lick the bowl and who showed us their strength with seemingly endless love and patience. The Nevada Appeal is paying tribute to the grandmothers, mothers and mother figures who made it their job to tend, nurture and care.

Guy C. Rasmussen

Guy C. Rasmussen, 81, died April 7, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Margaretha H. Koster

Margaretha H. Koster, 100, died April 18, 2018 in Sparks, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Cody R. Sherard

Cody R. Sherard, 51, died April 5, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Celebration of Life for Ann Peoples

Ann was married to her high school sweetheart, Glen Peoples for 49 years. Glen and Ann successfully owned two 7-11 Stores in Carson City for 32 years.

Thursday, April 19

Carson City Sheriff’s Office detains three while serving warrant

Three people were detained late Thursday night after Carson City Sheriff’s Office entered a Tanglewood Village apartment on Roop Street about 10:30 p.m.

Carson City Board of Supervisors takes up supplemental budget requests

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday took a first swipe at the tentative fiscal year 2019 budget for Carson City, focusing on supplemental budget requests from city departments, and the city’s capital improvement program.

You can run but not hide from Carson City Sheriff’s Office

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 12:11 p.m., a 25-year-old was arrested on a warrant on suspicion of contempt of court after she was pulled over for allegedly talking on her cell phone. She also was arrested on suspicion of no proof of insurance and no license in possession. She was held in lieu of $370 bail.

Gentleman Corbett ready for NFL Draft, says Joe Santoro

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . There’s no question Austin Corbett is the best thing Brian Polian ever did for the Nevada Wolf Pack football program.

30 schools in town for Carson High School track and field invitational

More than 2,000 track athletes will converge on Carson High School for the annual Carson Invite today and Saturday at the Jim Frank Track & Field Complex.

Virginia “Jeanie” Barry Dyke

Jeanie passed away at home on April 14, 2018. She was born May 6, 1929 in Stewart, Nevada to Edward P. Barry and Margaret O’Byrne Barry.

Earth Day cleanup set at Korean War Veterans Memorial Park in Carson City

Volunteers are assembling at Korean War Veterans Memorial Park from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday for an Earth Day cleanup.

Roger Burt

Roger Burt, age 77, of Carson City, NV, passed away on April 19, 2018. Arrangements are under the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4695.

View from the Past

Cloudburst at Lahontan but No Damage Done: There was a cloudburst at Lahontan Thursday evening between 5 and 6 o’clock, when the water came down in sheets.

View from the Past

City of Fallon in line for free mail delivery: There is talk among some of the businessmen of making an effort to secure free delivery of mail in the city of Fallon.

View from the Past

The Liquor Question: The Board of County Commissioners held its regular meeting Monday, the full board being present. T

View from the Past

George Freeman Dies: George Emery Freeman, a well known rancher living six miles east of town in the Harmon district, died Monday of tetanus, following blood poisoning induced by running a rusted nail in his foot some time ago.

View from the Past

A Double Wedding: A double wedding occurred at the Miles residence on Stillwater Avenue Wednesday when Ralph Casey and Lola Valentine Miles and Everett J. Green and Clara Miles were united in marriage with Judge T. A. Jones tying the double knot. All of the contracting parties are well known young people in Fallon, where they have resided for several years.

Prescription drug roundup April 28

Agencies are taking aim at prescription drug abuse and encouraging residents to bring their expired, unused and unwanted prescription medication for safe disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 at CVS, 461 W. Williams Ave.

Oasis Academy student earns scholarship

Keith Mason, 17, is the second student at Oasis Academy to receive the 2017 National Merit Scholarship—but the effort took more than just taking the required test.

View from the Past

An Exciting Runaway: There was an exciting runaway on Maine Street Monday afternoon when autos and vehicles were lined up on both sides of the street and many pedestrians were coming and going.

View from the Past

Sheriff Mark Wildes Dies By Bullet of Draft Evader Walters: Last Saturday Sheriff Wildes, hearing that Paul Walters, who had been evading the draft for about 10 months, was living in the hills near Jessup, started out to get the man. He was accompanied by Fred Venth, a harness maker, who seemed to know where Walters was hiding.

Board interviews local candidates

Three local candidates appeared Wednesday in front of Churchill County School District Board as part of the interview process for the district’s superintendent position.

Watson looks for his ancestors

Watson here, and I have been watching my mom do research on, so I decided to do a little research of my own ancestors. Sounds easy, huh? Well, it is a long story, and scientists are just now cracking the genetic codes for dogs.

Fallon Shoshone Paiute Tribe annual pinwheel walk brings awareness to child abuse

The Fallon Shoshone Paiute Tribe concludes an important week of awareness and volunteering with its annual Child Abuse Prevention Walk and Earth Day at Oats Park.

Edmonson performs Saturday

Tickets remain for Saturday’s show featuring Kat Edmonson who calls her music vintage pop. The talented Houston, Texas, singer and songwriter is performing at 8 p.m. at the Oats Park Arts Centers Barkley Theater. Edmonson is also a part of the Arts Council’s free Conversation with the Artist program on Saturday as she discusses “Following Your Heart” at 3 pm.

View from the Past

Sparks Has No Use For Traitors: It was stated on good authority Monday that W. Merriman, an IWW agitator, was conducted from Sparks to the California line on Saturday night and warned not to return to Reno or Sparks, under penalty of serious maltreatment, says the Journal. The IWW man has been working as an extra brakeman for the Southern Pacific Company at Sparks and is alleged to have given vent to seditious utterances on a number of occasions.

A healthy investment ‘ecosystem’

April 22 is Earth Day. First observed in 1970, Earth Day has evolved into an international celebration, with nearly 200 countries holding events to support clean air, clean water and other measures to protect our planet. As an investor, what lessons can you learn from this special day?

Unraveling the mystery of Dooby Avenue

Things are different at the Black Rock Desert in Nevada’s northwestern corner. How else to explain the popularity of the annual “Burning Man” celebration of freedom and self-expression, which occurs in early September, or the former Black Rock Self-Invitational Golf Tournament, which involved creatively painted greens on the desert’s salt flats?

View from the Past

Local Young Lady Captures Burglar in Frisco: By rare presence of mind and quick action, Miss Carr Gardner trapped a burglar in her rooms at a Frisco hotel recently.

High Desert Grange annual junior show features more than 100 entrants

Fallon’s annual High Desert Grange High Rollers Junior Livestock Jackpot Show this weekend. Tomorrow, entrants from Fallon, and as far as from Moapa Valley and Bishop, Calif., will show and exhibit their market animals and showmanship.

View from the Past

No Place for Idlers: Sheriff Charles M. Way has sworn out a number of John Doe warrants and has determined to enforce Provost-Marshal General Crowder’s edict: “Work or fight.”

Home & Garden Show proceeds to go toward local scholarships

Soroptimist International of Fallon is hosting its 18th annual Home & Garden Show with a few favorite local features returning, as well as raising money for scholarships.

Banner Health welcomes new Physician Assistant to Fallon

Banner Health is pleased to announce the addition of Christa Robinson, PA-C, to the team at the Banner Health Clinic: Family Medicine in Fallon.

Band of brothers

Three years ago and toward the end of the regular season, Steve Heck wanted to try out a new relay team.

Fallon shooters take home top honors at trap shoot

Fallon Trap Club and Lahontan Valley Claybreakers hosted a California Youth Shooting Sports Association trap shoot earlier this month with 131 shooters participating on a rainy, windy Saturday.

Greenhouse Garden Center holding program on natural gardening, artificial grass

The Greenhouse Garden Center is hosting “Gardening Naturally” with guest speaker Thomas Chaplin, of Fox Farms Fertilizer Co., at 10 a.m. April 28.

Monthly cruise nights kicking off at Carson Mall

Cruise season in Carson City is kicking off on April 27, when all makes and models will converge at the Carson Mall for a car show, food specials, raffles and other festivities.

Wednesday, April 18

Sierra Lutheran baseball on 3-game winning streak

Sierra Lutheran is on a three-game winning streak after knocking off Coleville, 17-5, Tuesday afternoon in a Northern 1A baseball game in Minden.

Three Carson High athletes sign to play in college

Three Carson High seniors — Rheanna Jackson, Natalie Anderson and Dajarrah Navarro — are taking their skills to the next level.

Inmate killed at Ely prison

Prison officials are investigating the stabbing death of an inmate at the Ely State Prison. Sergio Chan, 32, was talking on the telephone when he was attacked by two inmates and, according to prison officials, stabbed multiple times. He died at the hospital.

Carson City Sheriff’s Log: Arrests made after meth, marijuana discovered

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 11:47 a.m., John Foster, Jr., 55, was jailed on drug charges after both meth and marijuana were discovered following a traffic stop at Robertson and North Carson Streets. He was arrested on suspicion of felony possession with intent to sell, possession of meth, possession of paraphernalia and attempting to destroy evidence by tearing open the bags of meth and dumping them in the vehicle. Total bail was set at $13,500.

Recall bid for Nevada Democratic state senators fails

LAS VEGAS — Republican-backed efforts to recall two Democratic state senators have failed and no recall elections will be held, a Nevada judge declared Wednesday.

Two Muckers moving on

Two Virginia City seniors — Tanner Uken and Evan Breckenridge — are signing letters of intent at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Local author JoAnn Conner to give talk, book signing in Minden

The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be hosting local author JoAnn Conner on Tuesday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m. She will discuss her books and sign copies of “Heartwood” and “The Mountain.”

Alan Charles Steve

Alan Charles Steve, age 61, passed away on April 16, 2018 at his home in Fallon.

Olen Wardell Meeker Jr.

Olen Wardell Meeker Jr., age 75 of Fallon, Nevada, passed away in his sleep on Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 11:48 pm in Reno, Nevada after a long battle with cancer.

Lahontan trout species thought to be extinct rediscovered in Utah creek

The Lahontan cutthroat trout was rediscovered in a “dinky” stream near the Nevada-Utah border. Genetic testing by University of Nevada, Reno Associate Professor of Biology Mary Peacock led to the rediscovery of an iconic Nevada fish.

Ensemble, children’s choir teaming up for evening of free music in Carson City

The Consort Canzona Early Music Instrumental Ensemble and the Joyful Noise Carson Children’s Choir will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church, 3680 Highway 395, just south of Best Buy. Admission is free, and donations are encouraged.

BLM Utah official named new Nevada district manager

A U.S. Bureau of Land Management official from Utah who previously worked as an environmental protection specialist at Naval Air Station Fallon has been named a BLM district manager in northern Nevada.

USAF looking at causes for crash

The U.S. Air Force has begun its preliminary investigation into the cause of an F-22A Raptor crash one week ago at Naval Air Station Fallon, said a spokesman at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson near Anchorage, Alaska.

James A. Astle

James A. Astle, age 89, passed away on April 13, 2018 in Mapleton, Utah. LDS Church in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, April 17

Galena jumps out to a 10-0 first-inning lead against Senators

RENO — A nightmare first inning extended Carson High’s losing streak to three games. Galena scored 10 first-inning runs en route to a 14-6 win over the Senators Tuesday afternoon in a Northern 4A baseball game.

Carson City officials give tips to prepare for wildfire season

The Carson City Fire Department is urging the community to start wildfire season preparations now.

Nevada reports show Rosen outraised Heller in recent months

LAS VEGAS — Democrat Jacky Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller in recent months, closing in on the GOP incumbent considered one of the most vulnerable to seek re-election in the Senate this year.

Feds pay back state for Northern Nevada Veterans Home

Nevada’s decision to pre-fund construction of the Northern Nevada VeteransHome in Sparks paid off this week when the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs voted to pay the state back the $33.5 million.

Man sought in Carson City vehicle burglaries in Douglas custody

A Wellington man, who was being sought in connection with several vehicle burglaries in Carson City last month, was arrested on Monday night near his home. Cody Dalhaus, 30, appeared in Douglas County District Court earlier that day to request assignment to Western Regional Drug Court.

Recipe: Instant Pot pressure cooker meat sauce by Amanda Long

This is my all-time favorite go-to recipe for weeknights. Not just because I love meat sauce, but because I feel like I have accomplished a lot when I make it. I mean, homemade red sauce on a weeknight. I just amaze myself a little. On top of that, I haven’t purchased jarred marinara sauce since I got my pressure cooker, that’s how easy this is! So I feel good about feeding my family, too.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office: Man arrested on suspicion of possession of firearm by ex-felon

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 9:30 a.m., Daniel Mark Redding, 25, of Gardnerville was arrested at the Carson City Jail on warrants on suspicion of five counts of burglary and two of fraudulent use of a credit card, all felonies, along with a gross misdemeanor conspiracy, two counts of petit larceny and obtaining goods under false pretenses.

Taking baby steps to protect your child’s teeth

Dental Care for your baby starts early. All parents are aware of the more common afflictions like coughs, colds and ear infections, but many are unaware that tooth decay may seriously affect their child’s health, and unlike asthma and allergies, is completely preventable. The health of your infant’s baby teeth is important to the healthy growth of their permanent teeth.

Schools chief search down to 9

Churchill County School District Board of Trustees have a busy week ahead as they are interviewing nine candidates for the new superintendent position, with three tonight, April 18, from the district.

Pelzer presents his passion to Fallon

With less than a month until graduation and summer break, a New York Times Bestselling author left Churchill County High School students with straightforward advice on life.

Track teams finish 6th at McQueen, host final meet

As the page turns to the second half of the season, the Greenwave track and field team finished sixth in both the boys and girls divisions at the Northwest Invite on Saturday at McQueen.

Fallon swimmers cruise past Fernley with Lowry on deck

The Greenwave continued to swim past its 3A competition, just in time for the heaviest part of the schedule.

Wolf Pack pounds Lobos in three-game sweep

Behind performances from designated hitter Mike Echavia and pitcher Jake Jackson the University of Nevada baseball team defeated New Mexico 14-1 on Sunday to complete the three-game Mountain West series sweep of the Lobos.

Breathing new life into downtown

Many communities from sea to sea have been revitalizing their downtown by breathing new life into at the main core of their towns or the places residents call home.

Jim Barbee approved as new Churchill County manager

Nevada Department of Agriculture director Jim Barbee will be the Churchill County manager, replacing the retiring Eleanor Lockwood this spring.

Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus presenting spring series ‘Viva Verdi!’

An assortment of opera choruses, jazz, Broadway, and gospel selections will be performed in the Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus’ spring concert series, titled “Viva Verdi!”

Book sale planned at CVIC Hall in Minden

The Douglas County Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Douglas County Public Library invite you to their spring book sale on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Donald F. French

Donald F. French, 96, died April 16, 2018 in Yerington, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Douglas County Public Library in Minden to screen ‘The Lion King’

The Douglas County Public Library is hosting another First Saturday of the Month Family Movie. “The Lion King” (rated G) will be shown at 2 p.m. May 5 in the Minden Library meeting room. The movie and popcorn are free. First Saturday Family Movies are sponsored by the Friends of the Douglas County Public Library.

Greenhouse Garden Center Gift Shop holding annual spring open house to benefit CASA

A variety of jewelry, art and other items will be featured at the Greenhouse Garden Center Gift Shop’s annual spring open house from 4 to 8 p.m. April 25.

Color fun run planned in Carson City

The students of Mark Twain Elementary School will host their third annual community-wide “My School Color Run” from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21, at Mills Park.

James (Jim) Morris Henderson

James (Jim) Morris Henderson – age 74, of Fallon, NV, passed away April 11, 2018 surrounded by family.

Monday, April 16

Carson City Sheriff’s says Grand Slam time at Denny’s, possible fight reported

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. SATURDAY • At 4:53 p.m., a 35-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery after deputies were called to a residence on Glenbrook Circle. She was held on $3,000 bail.

Anthony C. Klein

Anthony C. Klein, 90 of Minden, passed away on April 14, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

United States Air Force launches investigation into F-22A Raptor crash at Naval Air Station Fallon

The United States Air Force is investigating the cause of a Friday afternoon crash that involved an F-22A Raptor assigned to Elmendorf Air Force Base’s 3rd Wing, the largest and principal unit within 11th Air Force.

Mary Rose “Mosey” Vargas Covington

Mary Rose “Mosey” Vargas Covington passed away on April 2, 2018. Born in Auburn, California in November of 1942, Mosey grew up on a Sierra foothills ranch in Placer County and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1960. She came to the eastern Sierra Nevada in 1965 where she taught two generations of children and raised her own family.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate vehicle burglaries

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is investigating numerous vehicle burglaries that occurred in the last 30 days, by two different groups of suspects. The first set of burglaries occurred during the early morning of March 25 in the Kingsley and Kitchen Streets area, where three suspects were identified through assistance from the public and local businesses.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office says robbers at Little Caesars wanted money, not Pizza, Pizza!

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in a robbery at Little Caesars Pizza. On the afternoon of April 15, a white adult male and a Hispanic or Indian adult female entered the Carson Mall Little Caesars and demanded money from the cash register.

Doyle Richard Nicholson

Doyle Richard Nicholson passed away suddenly on April 13, 2018 at Renown Regional Medical Center with family and friends by his side.

Charron L. Silveira

Charron L. Silveira, 71, died April 15, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Saturday, April 14

Laxalt promises to continue Sandoval education legacy

RENO — Crediting Brian Sandoval with significant advances in improving K-12 education in Nevada, Attorney General Adam Laxalt said this week he wants to continue and expand upon that legacy.

Darrell Moody: Nevada Wolf Pack hype is now truth

The hype started not long after Eric Musselman was hired at the University of Nevada three seasons ago, and it hasn’t stopped. Musselman’s energy, coaching ability and recruiting prowess has made Nevada one of the best basketball programs in the country.

Prep Roundup: McQueen uses big innings to beat Carson High baseball

It was feast or famine for McQueen on Saturday.

Gardnerville’s Killer Salsa still going strong 25 years later

In 1993, Fran Pritchard only had an inkling whether her work to start a small business selling salsa would be successful. “I went around to the different grocery stores that were in the local area and talked to the store managers; I carried my little bag of chips, my little pint of salsa and my business card,” she recalled this week. “I said, ‘This is my product, give us a try, and if you like us, let us sell it here.’”

Friday, April 13

Prep Roundup: Carson High softball sweeps Galena

RENO — Carson High’s softball team continued its winning ways, sweeping a doubleheader against Galena, 14-3 and 13-2, on Friday.

Carson’s Got Talent Show on Saturday

Carson’s Got Talent, a talent show featuring performers from Reno, Lake Tahoe, Carson City, Douglas County, Dayton and Yerington, hits the stage at the Bob Boldrick Theater at the the Carson City Community Center at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

‘Tooter’ straws get 2 hauled to jail, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 9:30 a.m., Fready Williams, 72, of Moundhouse was arrested on suspicion of two counts of sale of a controlled substance. He was already in custody at the Carson City Jail. Bail was set at $20,000.

Randall Ray Friberg

Randall Ray Friberg passed away peacefully at home on April 7, 2018. He was a kind and loving husband, father, brother and uncle. He will be greatly missed.

USDA offering grants for rural broadband

The federal agriculture department is offering grants for rural broadband projects to improve access to health care and educational services.

Debbie Ann (Minson) Williams

Debbie Ann (Minson) WilliamsPassed away Wednesday March 28, 2018 at her home in Dayton,

Theodore Paul Hunnewell

Theodore Paul Hunnewell passed away peacefully on April 7, 2018.

Memorial golf tournament in honor of Shane Quilling set for Sunday

A memorial golf tournament for Shane Quilling, who passed away in February at the age of 53, will be held on Sunday, April 15, at Reno’s ArrowCreek Country Club.

Evergreen Gene’s in Carson City partnering with Pets of the Homeless

Evergreen Gene’s, the garden center and gift shop at 1811 N. Carson St., is a donation site for the nonprofit Pets of the Homeless.

Ledilla P Wilbert

Ledilla P Wilbert, 84 of Carson City, passed away on April 12, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Thomas Leonard Rutkowski

Thomas Leonard Rutkowski, 83 of Minden, passed away on April 11, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Auditions planned for annual Carson City Senior Follies production

Carson City’s annual variety show that thrusts seniors into the spotlight is holding open auditions on April 17 and 24.

Thursday, April 12

Carson High’s Tonino heats up after cold start

It certainly wasn’t the way Joe Tonino envisioned his senior year starting.

Prep Roundup: Carson High softball beats Reno; baseball falls to McQueen

Carson High’s softball team evened its Northern 4A record and swept the season series with Reno with a 16-6 victory Thursday afternoon.

business licenses

New Business for February 2018 CEP America-Neurology, PC dba Vituity

William N. Pennington Life Center senior menus for April 16-20

William N. Pennington Life Center (Churchill County Senior Center) 952 S. Maine St. Fallon, NV 89406 775-423-7096

Locking Your Love in Lovelock

It was perhaps an obvious course of action, given Lovelock’s name. A few years ago, the community of Lovelock — actually named after a prominent early 20th century rancher named George Lovelock — decided to capitalize on its romantic-sounding name.

Nevada Veterans Coalition to honor seven veterans at 2 p.m. Friday

The Nevada Veterans Coalition will conduct a service with full military honors for seven veterans at 2 p.m. Friday at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

Night of Fights returns for 24th year

Catchy nicknames, a packed house and entertaining boxing return this month. The 24th annual Night of Fights, which features student-athletes competing against each other to raise funds for the wrestling program, is April 27 at 6 p.m. at Venturacci Park Gym. The Calcutta auction is on April 23 at Sandwinds.

Vintage pop singer appears in Fallon on April 21

Kat Edmonson, a 34-year singer and songwriter who calls her music vintage pop, is performing April 21 at the Oats Park Arts Centers Barkley Theater

Mayor issues proclamation for community service week

Fallon Mayor Ken Tedford issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring the week of April 16-21 as “JustServe Community Service Week” to promote volunteerism and service to the Churchill County community and recognize the organization’s website as an invaluable tool.

Scientists just love studying dogs

As I have mentioned before, I love science, especially when it pertains to man’s best friend. It occurred to me that I read more articles about dogs in research than cats and I wondered why. One of the main reasons is that there are more dog breeds. Dogs have about 400 different breeds compared to 40 cat breeds. I found that fact astonishing. How did that happen?

Greenwave rides like the wind to sweep Spartans

Fallon rode like the wind behind pitcher Chase Irvin Tuesday by knocking off visiting Spring Creek, 15-5, in a Northern 3A baseball game at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

New offerings in WNC’s community education lineup

With the goal of enriching the cultural, social, and recreational life of the Fallon area, Western Nevada College is offering the following classes through its Community Education Division:

Strategies for your investment ‘garden’

If you’re a gardener, your busy season is at hand, as April has been designated National Garden Month. But could the skills you deploy at gardening be transferred to other areas of your life — such as investing?

June decision still expected for geothermal research lab

The U.S. Department of Energy is working toward a June decision to award either Fallon or Milford, Utah, an underground laboratory to conduct research on enhanced geothermal systems, business leaders learned Wednesday at this month’s Churchill Economic Development Authority’s breakfast meeting.

Showdown coming on trade with China

Trade tensions ratcheted higher last week as the United States and China staked new positions on the not-so-dusty main street of trade. It was the latest round of posturing in what has the potential to become a trade war between the world’s largest economies. Barron’s explained:

Churchill needs more housing to grow in population

Churchill County has potential to grow in population and jobs—but first, it needs more housing. That’s according to the Nevada Rural Housing Authority’s annual assessment for each county highlighting housing challenges and opportunities throughout Nevada.

March Marriages

MARCH 8 Hans Daniel Kartes, 36, and Kathleen Melissa Wellman, 40, both of Fallon.

Joe Santoro: Golden age for Nevada Wolf Pack sports?

Are we headed to the greatest era in Nevada Wolf Pack sports history? The men’s basketball team just went to the Sweet 16. The baseball team leads the Mountain West (as of Thursday morning). The football team is full of hope and promise and has a realistic chance of going to a bowl game this fall.

Inmate set for release re-arrested, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 10:05 a.m., Kristina Schneider, 45, was turned over to the Carson jail by the Department of Corrections on a warrant on suspicion of failure to appear in court. Her bail was set at $25,000 and she was released back into the custody of the Department of Corrections.

Ruth Ann Glancy

Ruth was born to Prentice Ray Minniear and Ruth Ivalou Minniear

Lori Cooper

Lori was born in San Francisco at St. Mary’s Hospital and graduated from South Lake Tahoe High School before planting her roots in Gardnerville where she built her own home from the ground up.

Competition to choose logo for Carson City foundation

The Foundation for Carson City Parks and Recreation is seeking an original logo to visually brand or identify the foundation. The logo will be employed in signage, the foundation’s Internet and social media presence, documents and publications, and any other place the foundation has a need to brand.

Dolores Eloise Wenzel

Dolores Eloise Wenzel passed away peacefully in her home on April 4, 2018. She was 75 years of age.

Wednesday, April 11

Nevada’s Heller: Trump shouldn’t fire special counsel

Asked for his response to word President Trump wants to fire Robert Mueller and shut down the special counsel’s investigation of Russian interference in the election, Sen. Dean Heller said he would urge Trump not to do it. “I would urge the president not to fire Mueller,” he said in a phone interview on Wednesday.

Carson High names girls’ basketball coach

Doug Whisler, a history teacher at Carson Middle School, has been named Carson High girls basketball coach.

Carson City restaurant donates $16,000 to Lyon County sheriff

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office visited Firehouse Subs on Wednesday after the sandwich shop donated nearly $17,000 to its K9 Unit.

Lynette Marie Hicks

Lynette Marie Hicks, 63 of Washoe Valley, passed away on April 10, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Patricia Ann Carrasco

Patricia Ann Carrasco, 74 of Mound House passed away on April 7, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Elette Joann Hudson

Elette Joann Hudson, 60 of Carson City, passed away on April 9, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

IFC approves settlement funds for Veterans Guest House

The Interim Finance Committee approved non-taxpayer settlement funds to help expand the Reno Veterans Guest House at its meeting on Wednesday.

Carson City Toyota donates $10,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs

The Carson City Toyota Community Cares campaign celebrated a quarter century of giving to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada with a $10,000 check. Since 1993, Carson City Toyota has matched community donations totaling thousands of dollars. Altogether, the Campagni Auto Group, along with matching support from the community, has provided the Clubs with nearly $250,000 in operating funds over the past 25 years.

Forum on libraries Thursday in Carson City

This week, April 8-14, the Nevada State Library joins libraries across the nation with schools, campuses and communities in celebrating the many ways libraries are leading opportunities for community members to learn new skills, explore emerging technology, and connect face to face and face to book.

Tom Rhodes from NBC’s ‘The Voice’ and Reno’s Josiah Knight to perform in Carson City

Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint is hosting an international recording artist of NBC’s “The Voice” fame.

Gary Leon Gilmore Cole

Gary Leon Gilmore Cole, 71 years old, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on April 8th, 2018.

Trio of musicians bringing Celtic ballads to Carson City

Featuring humorous and serious songs of love, loss, adventure and yearning, Fortunate Strangers will bring its Celtic style to the Brewery Arts Center on Saturday.

Linda Jane Clark

Linda Jane (Lindeman) Clark, 70, lost her battle with cancer on Thursday March 24, 2018 in Carson City NV.

Prisoner arrested for hitting prisoner, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 9:22 p.m., Patrick Adams was arrested on suspicion of felony battery by a prisoner after a deputy reported seeing him pull another inmate out of his jail cell and punch him. The victim was taken to Carson Tahoe Hospital complaining of dizziness. Adams was held in lieu of $15,000 bail.

Lyon County Republican Convention set for May 12 in Silver Springs

Nevada state law requires each major political party to hold precinct meetings in every year in which a general election is held. Lyon County precinct meetings for 2018 were held on March 10, and delegates to the Lyon County Convention were elected by those in attendance. The convention will be held at the Silver Stage High School gymnasium, 3755 West Spruce Ave. in Silver Springs, on May 12. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the convention will convene at 10.

Free financial literacy program planned for children and teens

The Douglas County Public Library in Minden will be providing a series of free financial literacy programs in honor of Money Smart Week.

Earth Day Garden Festival set for April 22 in Carson City

The Carson City Historical Society — along with the Mark Twain Garden Club, the Desert Gardeners and the Sierra Desert Garden Club — is holding an Earth Day Garden Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22.

Linda Louise Waters

Linda Louise Waters, 71, passed away peacefully on March 15, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nev.

Specialty Cut Flowers: Growing Your Own Business workshop sponsored by WNC Specialty Crop Institute

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute will offer the Specialty Cut Flowers: Growing Your Own Business workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 28 at Western Nevada College, 2201 W. College Parkway.

Joseph B. Allegretti

Joe was born in Los Angeles, California, on February 21st, 1938, to Albert J. and Mary R. Allegretti. He passed away quietly in his sleep on April 6th, 2018, in Carson City, Nevada, following a brief battle with cancer. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend to many.

Carson City Natives and Newcomers to meet Thursday

The Carson City Natives and Newcomers will meet for lunch and a business meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 12, at Red’s Old 395 Grill on Carson Street.

Volunteers still needed for Northern Nevada Red Cross fire safety campaign

The Northern Nevada Red Cross is seeking volunteers to assist in installing smoke alarms in area homes that have signed-up to receive a free smoke alarm as part of the Sound the Alarm campaign.


Dawn Swiger sells crocheted items and stocking stuffers at Lights of Christmas 1001 Sheckler Road Saturday, Dec. 2.


Billy and Laci Peterson, both 9, promote Christmas Tree voting at the Lights of Christmas event Dec. 2.


The Mitchell sisters Marisol, 3, and Lluvia, 6, sit on Santa's lap during the Candy Cane Hunt at Laura Mills Park Saturday, Dec. 2.


Jo's Stillwater Tea House offers a large menu with a variety alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and snacks.

Courtesy/Jo Petteruti

Jo Petteruti and her husband, Alan, renovate the former D.L. Coffee Jeweler into Jo's Stillwater Tea Room before it opened in March 2015. These photos can be found in the lookbook at the Tea Room.

Tuesday, April 10

Nevada insurance exchange premiums up 45.6 percent

A study by the Urban Institute says the average monthly premium for healthcare insurance in Nevada increased 45.6 percent this year. According to the study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the cost of the lowest “silver” plan went from $306 to $445 a month for a 40-year-old non-smoker.

Winnemucca’s Martin Hotel to open Carson City location

A Nevada landmark is bringing Basque dining to Carson City. The Martin Hotel, a historic and popular mainstay in Winnemucca, is opening a second location at 308 Curry Street downtown.

Prep Roundup: Carson High teams second at track meet

McQueen High swept the Northern 4A meet against Carson and Hug on Tuesday at the Jim Frank Track & Field Complex.

Craft shops opening in Carson City

Carson City is getting crafty, with the addition of a number of shops to bring out the inner artist in everyone. CJ’s Fabrics When all of the fabric shops in Carson closed, best friends Jan Moritz and Cheryl Grenke decided to take matters into their own hands.

Nevada board adds $1 million to wildfire budget

After being warned Nevada could face another major fire season, the Board of Examiners on Tuesday voted to add just more than $1 million to the Division of Forestry budget. State Forester Kacey KC told the board headed by Gov. Brian Sandoval there were 10 fires that burned 540 acres in just the first two months of this calendar year in part because of the dry weather.

Darrell Moody: A Good move for Carson High baseball

Carson High’s Jared Barnard has been seeing plenty of action at first base since the team returned from its Bay Area trip. The move has meant Kahle Good has become the every day shortstop.

Shooting threat referenced New Mexico school, not Carson High

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has deemed no viable threat after tips about a possible school shooting at Carson High. Sheriff Ken Furlong said they were made aware of the threat late Sunday night after receiving information from a SnapChat about a threat at “CHS.” After investigation, deputies determined the threat came from a teenager in New Mexico who was referencing Creole High School in the same state.

Olympic skier David Wise to attend annual Reno Crab Feed on April 21

David Wise, freestyle skier, two-time Olympic gold medalist and four-time X Games gold medalist, is planning to attend the 19th annual Reno Crab Feed on April 21. During the event, Wise will present a donation check to One Leg up on Life Foundation. Wise has also donated a signed pair of skis for auction at this year’s event.

Carson City Open Space Advisory Committee meeting set for April 16 canceled

The Open Space Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, in the Sierra Room of the Community Center has been canceled.

How to grow fruit trees topic of class at Greenhouse Garden Center in Carson City

David Ruf will be giving a class, “All About Fruit Trees in Northern Nevada,” at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Greenhouse Garden Center. Find out what needs to be done and when throughout the year with the fruit tree calendar.

2001: A Space Odyssey: Thomas to give Carson City lecture about acclaimed space film

Fifty years have elapsed since the release of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” which creatively tried to make sense of the past and speculated about the future.

Carson City live entertainment for April 11-17

RYE Brothers at 6 p.m. today, 7 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden.

Nevada officials: Too few signatures for recall campaigns

LAS VEGAS — Nevada Democrats cheered Monday the apparent end of a controversial Republican effort to recall two state Democratic lawmakers, whose ouster could have turned control of the state Senate over to Republicans.

Suspect held on multiple felonies, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 11:41 a.m., Corey Brugman, 36, was arrested on suspicion of multiple felony counts after an investigation into reports someone was attempting to use someone else’s identity to get a loan from Money Tree and again at Wells Fargo Bank.

$250 reward in Carson City vehicle burglary case

Secret Witness is offering a reward of $250 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspects wanted for questioning relating to a series of vehicle burglaries in the area of Silver Oak.

Denise C. Stoneburner

Denise C. Stoneburner, age 91 of Carson City, NV, passed away on April 9, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

True grit: Fallon’s Faith Cornmesser named NIAA Top 10 Student-Athlete

Fans got a glimpse of the grit Faith Cornmesser possessed when she was just a freshman.

Fallon places in top 8 in Rocklin meet

The Greenwave track and field team ventured over the Sierra into Rocklin to compete against California – and a few Nevada – schools on Saturday, placing eighth in the boys varsity and fourth in the girls frosh/soph divisions.

Book exemplifies triumph of human spirit

A Child Called “It:” One Child’s Courage to Survive by Dave Pelzer — The account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother, a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games — games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother’s games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an “it.” Available in print and downloadable through Overdrive.

Lyfting spirits: local athlete debuts community program

It was just a few months ago Fallon watched local Emmily Butz compete against cross fit athletes from across the country on national television.


Banner Churchill Community Hospital March 27, 2018 Freya Azreal Baelfire Bayne, to Lillia Abigail Noelle Bayne, weighing 7 pounds and 12.6 ounces and measuring 20 1/4 inches. Matthew Robert Cunnington, to Monica Bueno and Jared Cunnington, weighing 6 pounds and 9 inches and measuring 20 inches.

Local Domestic Violence Intervention seeks to help victims

As month-long observances are becoming popular to educate communities, April is a month among many recognitions, including sexual assault; in 2016, there were 1,725 rapes reported to law enforcement in Nevada, according to the Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.

Bringing awareness to child abuse

Child Abuse Prevention Month kicked off in Churchill with the dying of the Maine Street fountain on Thursday and the reading of proclamations from the city and county on Friday at Millennium Park.

Nutrition can play a role in managing autism

You may or may not be aware that April is National Autism Awareness Month. Individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are increasing in numbers almost exponentially. As a result, we as a society are looking for ways to treat this growing segment of the population, and fortunately there are many helpful treatments available. Today I’d like to explore how nutrition can play an integral role in helping individuals and families cope.

New resource links volunteers with local causes

There are at least 51 chances to donate time and volunteer within a five-mile radius of Fallon, at least according to the site

Richard Bryan urges bipartisanship, attention to the rurals at Churchill County Democrats Sawyer-Bryan dinner

Richard Bryan, a former Nevada governor and U.S. Senator for two terms, encouraged fellow Democrats at Saturday’s annual Sawyer-Bryan dinner to work across the aisle and understand rural values leading up and after elections.

Drew Smith

“I am home in Heaven dear ones; so happy and bright.”

LVN file photo

Toys for Tots boxes have been placed in the Fallon-Fernley area.

Courtesy of Patty Fleming

The cast of Annie shows off their costumes for the CCHS Performing Arts production. The show opens Thurs. Nov. 30 at 7 p.m.

Beverly Crossland / LVN

City of Fallon employees trim off extra branches from the Christmas tree on Maine Street. There will be a Christmas Tree Lighting Fri, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.

Dolores Ella Buttner

Dolores Ella Buttner, 101 of Carson City, passed away on April 9, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Churchill County Commissioners learn of additional need for community volunteers

The Churchill County Commissioners took action on a wide range of agenda items at their first meeting of April on Thursday. Commissioners recognized April 16-22 as “Just Serve” week promoting volunteerism and service to the community.

Monday, April 9

Carson rallies against North Valleys

One thing is evident through nine Northern 4A baseball games. Carson High’s baseball team can swing the bat.

Nevada Department of Transportation board awards two major Reno projects and one in Douglas County

The Nevada Department of Transportation on Monday awarded two major contracts to repair the primary highways serving the Reno area. Q&D Construction of Sparks won the project to repave Interstate 80 from the Keystone Avenue interchange west to the California State Line, a distance of about 10 miles.

Basic dog obedience program to run for six weeks in Carson City

Carson City Recreation’s basic dog obedience program, instructed by Guy Yeaman, will begin April 17 and run through May 22.

Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range to close for upgrades, maintenance

The Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range will be closed for a construction project and general maintenance April 16-19.

Democrat Men’s Committee hosting congressional candidate Clint Koble

Clint Koble, Democratic primary candidate for the 2nd Congressional District, will be the featured speaker at the next Democratic luncheon-fundraiser.

Basic Spanish class for beginners to start April 20 in Carson City

Want to learn Spanish? A basic Spanish class for beginners will start at 6 p.m. April 20 and run for six weeks in Carson City.

Dayton State Park sets bird-watching program

The staff at Dayton State Park has organized a bird-watching program for area residents.

Woman who stabs man, dog charged with attempted murder, killing an animal, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY • At 7:30 a.m., Arthur Hills of Las Vegas was transported from the Department of Corrections to the Carson City jail on a no bail hold for a charge of murder.

Carson City’s Mile High Jazz Band celebrating milestone

For 17 years, Mile High Jazz Band has been performing monthly jazz performances in Carson City. To celebrate the milestone, the band will be playing big-band music with vocalist June Joplin from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Living the Good Life, 1480 N. Carson St. Admission is free, and donations are encouraged.

Lori A. Cooper

Lori A. Cooper, 59, died April 6, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

CW Bayer to bring strychnine banjo to life in Carson City

One-time Carson City resident Mark Twain once described genuine music as the kind that will “suffuse your system like strychnine whisky.” To experience it, Twain’s advice was to “just smash your piano and invoke the glory-beaming banjo!”

Carson City Leisure Hour Club members to learn about bears

Carl Lackey, a wildlife biologist with the Nevada Department of Wildlife, will present information about the bears that inhabit Northern Nevada and what is done to protect them and the residents of the state at the Leisure Hour Club’s next dinner meeting on April 18.

Victor Colvin

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Victor Colvin. He died on April 5, 2018 in Minden, Nevada from complications from a stroke and Dementia. He was 83 years old.

Saturday, April 7

Darrell Moody: Time for Nevada Wolf Pack to host a tourney

Hard to believe, but I never looked at my NCAA March Madness bracket I filled out until this past weekend. Believe it or not, I picked three of the Final 4. My only miss was a big one — Virginia. Big, because I picked the Cavaliers to become the national champions. That meant five losses alone on the left side of the regional bracket.

Sierra Floor Covering celebrates 40 years in Carson City

On Monday evening March 27, 1978 two young families crested the hill at Jacks Valley Road and got their first view of Carson City off in the distance.

Friday, April 6

April events slated at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

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

Carson High softball splits with McQueen

After failing to protect a big lead in the first game of Friday’s doubleheader against McQueen, Carson softball coach Carlos Mendeguia didn’t talk to his team about the meltdown.

William “Bill” Pierce

Bill was a devoted husband of 43 yrs, a dedicated father to his 4 children, and a loving Grandpa to his 7 grandchildren.

Man finds his stolen truck, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 9:30 a.m., a 22-year-old Imlay man was arrested at the jail on suspicion of violating conditions of his suspended sentence by failing to attend an anger management evaluation. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bail.

Mary Lee Brickman

Mary Lee Brickman, 74 of Minden, passed away on April 36, 2018, arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

William Parmer

William Parmer of Carson City, NV, passed away on May 5, 2017. Arrangements are under the care of Nevada Funeral Services.

Barry W. Lovgren

Barry W. Lovgren of Gardnerville, NV passed away on October 19, 2017. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Funeral Home.

Gregory S. Gibson

Gregory S. Gibson, of Stateline, NV, passed away on January 8, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Funeral Home.

Heller keeping close eye on voter turnout

As far as U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Carson City is concerned, 50,000 is the magic number.

Wayne Snooks

Wayne Snooks 79 was reunited with his beloved wife Lola on March 30, 2018.

Colleen Kallas

Colleen Kallas, 58 of Gardnerville, passed away April 5, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Manena S Mullins

Manena passed away on Easter, April 1st, 2018 at the age of 92. Manena (Maria Elena Szklarz) was born in Milan, Italy on Dec. 19th, 1925.

Sharon Jean Sharp

Sharon Jean Sharp, 73 of Carson City passed away April 4, 2018 arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Thursday, April 5

Nevada’s Amodei says Congress needs to focus on issues

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., on Thursday made clear he has many of the same concerns about how dysfunctional Congress is as former Democratic Sens. Harry Reid and John Kerry.

Prep Roundup: Carson High baseball beats Hug

Carson High baseball coach Bryan Manoukian gave most of his reserves a chance to play significant innings Thursday night against Hug.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack now big bad wolf

The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team isn’t going to sneak up on anybody next season. The Wolf Pack isn’t going to be a Cinderella story. The Pack isn’t going to be the Biggest Little Basketball Team in the World next season.

Tickets still being sold for family comedy night in Carson City

Tickets are available for one of Carson Tahoe Health Auxiliary’s major fundraisers — a family evening of comedy featuring the Sacramento franchise ComedySportz.

Tahoe author visiting two Douglas County Public Library locations

The Douglas County Public Library will be hosting local Lake Tahoe author Jennifer Quashnick at both branches.

16 candidates file for Nevada’s 4th Congressional District

LAS VEGAS — More than a dozen candidates in Nevada are vying for the U.S. House seat that will be vacated by Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen, whose district includes southern Lyon County.

Michael John Tyler

Michael John Tyler, 71 of Carson City passed peacefully in his sleep at home, Nov 4, 2017.

Woman held for trafficking near school, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until found guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 11:59 p.m., Christopher Gaddis, 27, was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of meth after deputies were called to the parking lot of Walmart on a report of a man and woman sleeping in a vehicle.

Should you make extra mortgage payments or boost your investments?

Every month, you pay your mortgage. And, depending on your circumstances, you may be able to afford to put in additional payments — perhaps sizable ones. But should you? Or, if you really have the extra money, should you invest it?

Thomas (Tom) William Lammel

Thomas (Tom) William Lammel, passed away on March 24, 2018 at Renown Hospital.

Herbert Wallace Ringstrom

Herbert Wallace Ringstrom, 78, Burlington, died at the Coffey County Hospital, on April 2, 2018.

Ronald Coleman Bonds

Ronald Coleman Bonds, passed away in Carson City on April 3rd, 2018. He was 71 years old.

Fallon raises new Pony Express memorial statue

To send mail through the Pony Express from San Francisco to St. Joseph, Missouri — a distance of almost 2,000 miles — was a significant form of communication in the western states during the 1860s.

CEDA breakfast presents information on FORGE project

Paul Thomsen of Ormat, Churchill Economic Development Authority’s newest Corporate Business Council member, presents information on the Fallon FORGE project at the monthly CEDA breakfast Wednesday at 6:45 a.m. at the Stockman’s Steakhouse. RSVP to, or call 775-423-8587.

Arthur Paul Orozco

Art’s presence could be described as being larger than life. He was the eldest of Agnes and Daniel Orozco’s children.

Sleeping positions on the soft couch

Watson here, and I just wanted to let you know that my dad is a couch hog. That’s right, I had my spot first, and then he just came over and sat down right where my paws were heading. So, I had to change my position. I usually choose the side-sleeping position for my naps; it’s so comfy.

Former Sen. Bryan to speak at annual Democratic dinner

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Bryan headlines this year’s annual Churchill County Democrats Sawyer-Bryan Dinner on Saturday at the Fallon Convention Center.

Arts Council presents new exhibition

An opening reception for artists involved with Beverly & Her Stuff exhibit is set for April 14 from 5-7 p.m. at the Oats Park Arts Council.

Toney Rocks brings soulful vibes at Telegraph April 13

Las Vegas-based national touring singer-songwriter Toney Rocks is bringing a soul stirring, Americana Friday night at Telegraph Coffee & Tap April 13.

Deadline looms for Greenwave HOF’s 2nd class

History was made last fall when the Greenwave Hall of Fame inducted its first class.

If walls could talk: Reno’s William J. Graham House

Few people driving on California Avenue through the historic Newland Heights neighborhood of Old Southwest Reno give a second glance to the tidy Tudor Revival house sitting on the corner of California and Gordon avenues.

Wave rebounds after Fernley loss

The Lady Wave softball team treats every team like a rival, regardless of where they fall in the standings.

Highs and lows in the first quarter have investors confused

Investors roared into 2018. During the first week of the first quarter of the New Year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose above 25,000 for the first time. Less than two weeks later, it closed above 26,000. The Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index and NASDAQ Composite also reached new all-time highs.

TCID to release more water from reservoir: Carson River flows to increase to 1,000 cfs

The Truckee Carson Irrigation District is increasing the flow out of Lahontan Reservoir because of heavy rain and wind predicted in the Sierra Nevada mountain range and western part of the state.

Man receives life on counts of lewdness with child

Craig Martin, 48, formerly of Silver Springs, was recently sentenced to life in prison with parole eligibility after 10 years on two counts of Lewdness with a Child Under 14 Years of Age. The Third District Judicial Court ordered the sentences to run consecutively, which means Martin won’t be eligible for parole for at least 20 years.

Genevieve Grand Antles

Genevieve Grand Antles, 81, of South Lake Tahoe, CA, passed away on March 20, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.

Wednesday, April 4

Prep Roundup: Carson High baseball splits with Reed

SPARKS — It was a mixed bag for the Carson High baseball team in its Northern 4A doubleheader Wednesday against Reed at Lee Mitchell Field.

Active Nevada voters down in March

The number of active voters in Nevada decreased by 63,107 in March. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said the primary driver behind the reduction is the regularly scheduled voter roll maintenance required by federal and state laws.

Willis Mark Cormany

Willis Mark Cormany, 84 of Carson City, passed away on April 2, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Paul Leroy Logan

Paul Leroy Logan, 85 of Gardnerville, passed away on April 3, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Carson City Republican Women to meet April 17

The Carson City Republican Women will hear high school senior applicants vie for a $2,000 scholarship at its next meeting on April 17 at the Casino Fandango.

Annual Fly Tying Academy returns this month to Carson City

For the 19th year, the Carson Fly Fishing Club will host its free Fly Tying Academy for beginners at 6:30 p.m. on April 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, and 25 at the Airport Terminal Building, 2600 College Parkway.

Farm share program delivers local produce to Carson City

More than 25,000 pounds of produce — all grown by local farmers right here in Northern Nevada — were distributed last year by the Fallon Food Hub, a farm share program that advocates for local food producers.

Youth production of ‘The Secret Garden’ opens in Carson City

More than 40 local high school and middle school students working with Carson High School Theatre Arts are reviving the story of Mary Lennox, the orphan sent to live at her uncle’s mansion and its enchanted garden.

Douglas County Public Library in Minden unveiling new technology

After over a year of planning, countless hours of preparation, and the hard work of volunteers and staff, the Douglas County Public Library is introducing a new and easy way to check out library items.

Firefighter held on $6,000 bail, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • A 54-year-old firefighter was jailed on warrants on suspicion of failure to provide and maintain a current address. Total bail was set at $6,000.

Western Nevada College hosting nursing program informational meetings

If you are planning to enter the nursing program or medical-related courses at Western Nevada College, attending one of the upcoming informational meetings will help you get your enrollment documents, vaccines and background checks in order.

Law enforcement trains

In light of recent events, including the shooting in Parkland, Fla., the Fallon Police Department and Churchill County Sheriff’s Office are training together in active shooter exercises for preparation, and to further heighten safety at Fallon schools.

Precautionary boil water notice reinstated for Topaz Ranch Estates residents

The Topaz Ranch Estates General Improvement District has re-issued a precautionary “Boil Water”order on April 4 to those serviced by Topaz Ranch Estates GID water system.

Carson City celebrates being among few to be chosen for grant for Carson Street

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., joined Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell and other elected officials on Wednesday to officially announce a $7.5 million transportation grant for Carson City.

Mary Rose “Mosey” Covington

Mary Rose “Mosey” Covington, 75, died April 2, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Kristi A. Matson

Kristi A. Matson age 45 of Glen Ellyn. A free spirit, who loved road trips, was an incredible artist and photographer and a fabulous cook, earning a cooking degree from College of DuPage.

Tuesday, April 3

Harry Reid, John Kerry: Time to reclaim democracy

RENO — Former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and former Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry told an audience of nearly 1,000 on Tuesday the nation needs to reclaim democracy from the forces that have reduced Congress to a body unable to serve the American people.

Prep Roundup: Carson High baseball tops Hug

RENO — Carson High’s baseball team made quick work of Hug on Tuesday afternoon, rolling to a 19-1 three-inning victory.

Darrell Moody: Could be make or break year for Blueberg

It seems like only yesterday Colby Blueberg was pitching and playing shortstop for the Carson Senators.

Carson City live entertainment for April 4-10

Denver Saunders at 6 p.m. today and Thursday at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden.

Free events slated at Sierra Place Senior Living in Carson City

Sierra Place Senior Living holds a weekly nondenominational worship service with Reverend Eugene Newton at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. All are welcome.

Trial begins in case of zip-tied woman

Minden, Nev. — Testimony began in the case of a man accused of zip-tying and beating a woman, who was found running half-naked on Jan. 2, 2017, by the side of a Gardnerville road.

Recipe: Oven roasted sweet potatoes by David Theiss

Easter has come and gone and inevitably your fridge will be stocked full with leftovers from that large family dinner. Being creative with the leftover scraps is always a challenge, especially if there’s a lot left to eat. Ham, being a popular main course for Easter dinners, can be easily used up with traditional ham sandwiches or flavorings for soups or beans; but the creativity is applied when figuring out what to do with the leftover sides. To help you with that challenge, I’m going to suggest a recipe using those unused sweet potatoes and another ingredient: nutritional yeast. You’re right in guessing it sounds like a health food ingredient, but why use it in leftovers? Let’s first talk about nutritional yeast.

Suspect arrested on California felony warrant, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. SUNDAY • At 10:11 p.m., a 22-year-old mechanic was arrested on suspicion of DUI 1st after deputies responded to an accident on Northfield Drive. He was ordered held in lieu of $1,000 bail.

Patricia Elaine Noll

Patricia Elaine Noll, 88 of Carson City, passed away on March 29, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Bonnie Lillian Gefvert

Bonnie Lillian Gefvert, 96 of Carson City passed away on April 3, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Debra Ann Williams

Debra Ann Williams, 61 of Dayton, passed away on March 28, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Honeybees 101 class planned at Greenhouse Garden Center

Debbie Gilmore, owner of Halls Honey, and David Ruf will be giving a class titled Honeybees 101 at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at the Greenhouse Garden Center.

Vendors, donations sought for Dayton Barking Lot Sale on May 19

Vendors and donations are needed for the Dayton Barking Lot Sale, planned from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19. The sale offers spaces, 12 feet long and 12 feet wide, and raises money to help maintain the Dayton Valley Dog Park.

Leu “Jean” Thornton

Leu “Jean” Thornton was born on September 5, 1932 in Sioux City, Iowa and passed away on April 3, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada.

Northside assembles parent engagement events

Principal Laura Malkovich of Northside Early Learning Center, along with teacher Janeen Malkovich and Mara Edman, presented a spring schedule of family engagement events during the Churchill County School Board meeting Wednesday.

Locations set for Pelzer event

David Pelzer, author of “A Child Called ‘It’” is visiting Fallon on behalf of National Child Abuse Awareness Month on April 13.

District plans collaboration with math classes with engagement, career focus

In order to enhance the quality of teaching mathematics within the Churchill County School District, teachers and faculty are approaching new techniques in the classroom while preparing students for their future.

Vietnam ceremony reflects on America’s POWs

CARSON CITY — Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell’s knowledge of both the Vietnam War and the sacrifices servicemen and women works to heal current veterans. As retired U.S. Navy captain and himself a veteran of the Vietnam War, he delivers the keynote address every year to bring awareness to a war that raged 13,000 miles from the American shores.

Pack Pride Awards

Lahontan Elementary awarded their Pack Pride Awards for the third quarter of school. The students who received the award were chosen by their teacher for a multiple of reasons that included hard work in class, kindness towards their peers, and being a positive role model.

Job fair slated for Friday in Fallon

Local job-seekers may fulfill their goal of finding employment at a job fair that will see more than 20 employers and job placement agencies fill the Fallon Convention Center on April 6.

A tale of two tomatoes

One of my favorite things at the Fallon Food Hub is listening to the stories that our customers and farmer partners share with us about their experiences in food and agriculture. A few weeks ago, I was talking with a new farmer partner about an exciting new tomato hybrid that has been bred for flavor and nutrient content. He asked me about the thickness of the tomatoes skin, and my interest was instantly piqued. The evolution of tomato skin thickness seems like an aspect of agricultural history that is right up my alley!

Numa Honor Rolls, 4th and 5th Grade

Numa Honor Rolls, 4th and 5th Grade

Fallon boys place 5th at Reed meet

Behind several medalists, the Greenwave boys track and field team led all 3A schools while taking fifth in the Reed-Sparks Rotary Invitational on Saturday.

Fallon takes Truckee series, defeats Sparks

Fallon won its third consecutive Northern 3A baseball game after receiving a wake-up call from Truckee in the first game of a three-game series on Friday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Thomas Alan Burroughs

Thomas Alan Burroughs, 56 of Carson City, passed away on March 30, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Mule Deer Foundation launching Carson City chapter

Hunting and conservation enthusiasts are being recruited for the Mule Deer Foundation’s newest chapter, which is being established in Carson City.

Monday, April 2

Vernon Painter pitches Carson High past Spanish Springs

Economical is the best way to describe Vernon Painter’s pitching gem Monday night.

Carson City budget: Property values expected to be $1.56 billion

Carson City held its annual open house on the city budget to give the public a preview of the coming fiscal year. Two meetings were held Monday, at noon and at 5:30 p.m., at the Carson City Community Center where staff from the major city departments were available to answer questions. A few members of the public attended the noon meeting.

Nevada’s Public Employees Benefits Program has been awarded Core Accreditation by URAC

Nevada’s Public Employees Benefits Program has been awarded Core Accreditation by URAC, the independent organization that promotes quality healthcare through accreditation. PEBP Executive Officer Damon Haycock said that makes PEBP the first public sector program in the nation to receive Core Accreditation.

Carson City Board of Supervisors to consider joining lawsuit on opioids

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday will consider whether to join a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. The suit would seek to recover monetary damages for harm to the city and its resources caused by the opioid epidemic.

In the (Ed’s) Doghouse, woman released after sobering up, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office.

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY • At 3:16 p.m., a 32-year-old Dayton woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI 2nd/alcohol and child neglect for having her child in the vehicle after a traffic stop for disobeying a traffic control at South Curry and West 10th streets. Bail was set at $5,040.

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto: Infrastructure money to help Nevada

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto says infrastructure funding in the omnibus spending bill will help Nevada improve roads and support projects that will help rural communities grow.

Carson City Sheriff’s Sgt. Primka completes FBI National Academy

Sgt. Jim Primka, a 21-year veteran of the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, graduated from the FBI National Academy, Class 271, in Quantico Virginia, on March 16.

Local authors visiting 88 Cups in Minden for lecture and book signing

Shelby’s Books and 88 Cups in Minden will feature a lecture by local authors Karen Dustman, Laurie Hickey and Judy Wickwire about their recently released book “The Old Genoa Cemetery: A Walking Tour”. This is the first book in a four, book series about those that make the Genoa Cemetery there final resting place.

Bunny Pascal

Bunny Pascal (please don’t call her Ruth) passed away on March 27, 2018, at the age of 86, although you’d never ask a lady her age.

Natural Living: Don’t just do something, stand there!

In our world today when we think of exercise, we often conjure images of spandex, water bottles, and complex machines designed to pull, push, and spin our way to better health. As a society, we are constantly being told to push harder, that “pain is weakness leaving the body,” or that no pain will result in no gain.

Carson Dems luncheon to feature congressional candidate Rick Shepherd

Rick Shepherd, Democratic primary candidate for the 2nd Congressional District, will be the featured speaker at the Carson City Democratic Men’s Committee’s next luncheon-fundrai

MaryAnne Elizabeth Gagner-Homma

On March 24th, 2018, MaryAnne Elizabeth Gagner-Homma passed away.

Mary Luisa Vargas

October 9, 1960 ~ March 28, 2018 Mary Luisa Vargas, age 57 passed away on March 28, 2018 at Renown Hospital in Reno.

Sunday, April 1

Carson City Brewery Arts Center hosting live music by The Southern Drawl Band

The Southern Drawl Band, a two-time headliner in the Levitt AMP summer music series, is bringing its Tennessee twang to the Brewery Arts Center stage on April 13. As its name indicates, the band is a melting pot of sound, styles, attitude and entertainment of the South. Defined in categories like country, Southern rock, tropical rock, and even bluegrass, the band attracts a range of listeners from a spectrum of music genres and audiences. During its rise from Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn., the band has performed with artists including Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Charlie Daniels Band and Jimmy Buffett, to classic country artists like Aaron Tippin, Neal McCoy, and Pure Prairie League, up to modern day stars such as Brantley Gilbert, Blackberry Smoke and Justin Moore.Doors will open at 6:30 for the 7 p.m. concert. The show will take place in the BAC’s Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. For information, call the BAC office at 775-883-1976.