RENO — Lightning, fortunately for the Nevada Wolf Pack football team on Friday night, did not strike for the second year in a row in the same place.
A fumble return for a touchdown turned out to be the turning point of the game for the Carson High football team in its 41-7 loss at Foothill near Redding, California, on Friday.
Former President Barack Obama has endorsed Democratic nominee for governor Steve Sisolak. “Steve Sisolak will fight for justice, equality and opportunity for all Nevadans and I’m proud to endorse his candidacy for governor,” said Obama in a statement released Friday. “Raised in a working family and now a proud dad who raised two incredible daughters on his own, he knows the value of hard work and the importance of opportunity.”
On August 25th, the angels came and lifted my sweet baby from this earth, taking him from his long battle with heart issues and cancer to a place where there is no pain.
Marian was born October 9, 1926 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Teresa and Charles Stults. She passed into heaven May 24, 2018 in Carson City, NV.
The Historical Society of Dayton Valley is sponsoring Bingo for Cash on the first and third Fridays at the Dayton Senior Center, 320 Dayton Valley Road.
After opening league play with a win over Sparks, Fallon’s volleyball team dropped back-to-back matches on the road over Labor Day weekend.
The Federal Communications Commission has awarded Nevada $29.2 million to expand broadband Internet access throughout rural Nevada. The money through the Connect America Fund will expand high-speed Internet access to more than 14,000 homes and businesses in rural Nevada over the next 10 years.
The Carson High girls tennis team picked up a nice win with a 10-8 victory over Spanish Springs on Thursday at CHS.
Pirates of Reno are taking over McFadden Plaza on Sept. 8.
The State of Nevada has filed a petition with the Washington, D.C., appeals court to disqualify David Wright from participating in the Yucca Mountain licensing case before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Cheryl L. Davies, 73 of Carson City, passed away on August 29, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
William Dennis Klaus, 79, of Fallon has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash that occured on Aug. 25.
Nellie Evelyn Crail Nelson, born November 9, 1916 in Folsom, CA to Wilson Edward Crail and Alice Theresa Riley Crail, passed away August 26, 2018 in Fallon, NV.
Veteran Independent American Party activist John Wagner recently died of a heart attack. Wagner, of Carson City, was one of the driving forces behind the IAP for more than a decade. He chaired the party for nearly eight years and was a candidate for office himself in several election cycles including this year.
John W. Ovrid, 71 of Gardnerville, passed away August 29, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Douglas Oran Freasier, 74 passed away on August 28, 2018 in Carson City. Arrangements are in the care of Nevada Funeral Services, 775-883-5500.
The commission created to look into issues surrounding criminal sentencing in Nevada would become a permanent, independent body to analyze and oversee sentencing and other criminal justice issues under a plan approved Wednesday.
In response to the blood shortage crisis, governors across the United States, including Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, have united to declare Blood Donation Day.
Sierra Place Senior Living, 1111 W. College Parkway in Carson City, is hosting the following free events, all of which are open to the public:
Well Being (Massage and Functional Fitness), 1851 S. Roop St., Suite 145, is hosting a grand re-opening celebration to showcase its new and expanded space.
Nevada Wolf Pack sports is turning into a cheesy remake of the movie Glengarry Glen Ross. There was men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman at a football press conference on Monday urging fans to show up at Mackay Stadium for Friday night’s football season opener.
The Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge, 1227 Kimmerling Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos, is hosting bingo on Sept. 7 and 21.
Carl Clifford Ott, 86 of Dayton, passed away on August 28, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Barbara Lee Acree, 79 of Carson City, passed away on August 28, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
The Lyon County Democratic Central Committee and the Comstock Democratic Club of Dayton, Nevada are sponsoring the 2nd annual Picnic on the Comstock on Saturday, Sept. 22.
Babette Haueisen was born in Wisconsin on January 23, 1930. At an early age her family moved to the Bay Area. Babette is known as Queen of Donner Lake. For most old timers and some new timers Babette was also known as “Ms. B” and was a LEGEND not only to the area, but to the Ski Industry.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 10 a.m., Timathie Dean-Simpson, 31, was charged with felony vehicle burglary after a woman exiting Eagle Fitness found her car door ajar and her purse missing. According to the arrest report, surveillance video was used to identify the defendant. His bail was set at $25,000.
More than 50 percent of employers in Nevada don’t have a pension plan for their workers so a legislative committee has endorsed a proposal to create a state operation to help these private employees save for their retirement.
John Gust Bolaris passed away with his wife by his side on Saturday, August 25, 2018.
The next meeting of the Carson City Veterans Community Council is next Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 3 p.m. in the Veterans Hall building at Second and Curry streets.
Maybe Carson High football coach Blair Roman can tell his team Friday’s game at Foothill near Redding, California, actually starts at 6:45 p.m.
LAS VEGAS — Dozens of Republicans and Democrats in east Las Vegas pitched themselves Tuesday night to members of the state’s growing Asian-American and Pacific Islander community with the hope that those voters will swing tight races in the battleground state.
The Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177 is collecting deer, antelope, elk and moose hides to make wheelchair gloves for veterans.
Holly Welborn, policy director at the ACLU of Nevada, will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon. She will speak in opposition to Question 1, the Marsy’s Law Crime Victims Rights Amendment, which is on the November ballot as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. A “no” vote would retain existing victim rights added to the Nevada constitution by a 1996 ballot measure in lieu of replacing them with a more extensive list of victim rights and specific enforcement provisions together known as a “Marsy’s Law.”
Doom and gloom has been replaced by optimism and enthusiasm at Mackay Stadium this season. “We’re real excited about this football team,” said Nevada Wolf Pack head coach Jay Norvell, who lost his first five games last year on the way to a 3-9 debut season in charge of the program. “We are anxious for people to see us play.”
Feb 18, 1929 - Aug 16, 2018 Walter E. MacKenzie, 89, died Thursday, August 16th in Reno.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is joining law enforcement agencies across Nevada to emphasize the importance of safe and sober driving during the Labor Day weekend.
The Carson boys cross country team got off to a strong start to the season at the Douglas Class Races Invitational at Lampe Park.
Prepare for twice the amount of beer, brats and oompah bands as the Casino Fandango expands this year’s Oktoberfest from a one-day celebration to two. The fourth annual event will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 6 and 7. Admission is free.
RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Grow Your Own, Nevada! program presents four classes to help Nevadans get on the path to more sustainable, local, healthy living by growing and preserving more of their own food.
Homemade spaghetti will be at the forefront of an event dedicated to supporting the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The Fuji Park Pavilion will be filled with island food and entertainment on Sept. 22 during a fundraiser to benefit a group that promotes Hawaiian culture.
The Reno Video Game Symphony is beginning its 2018 fall season with its first open rehearsal beginning Sept. 22 and is looking for new musicians.
The first full fiscal year of legal marijuana sales generated $69.8 million in tax revenue for Nevada. That is well above the $50.3 million state officials predicted pot sales would generate with the last four months of collections all more than $6.5 million. June tax collections topped $7.1 million.
Wayne Emerson Brown died on August 21st surrounded by family. He was 83 years old. He was a glass man who worked until just before his 83rd birthday, an avid baseball player who never missed listening to a Giants game, a hunter, a fisher, a lover of Elvis, a dad who taught his daughters the value of hard work and integrity, a poppa who faked being pushed in the pool for laughs and hid money in Easter eggs. And, he was a man who made sure that every daughter and grandchild knew how to throw a ball and cast a line.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for assistance in identifying two residential burglary suspects
Alec Thomas Dotson, 92 of Carson City, passed away on August 23, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Who doesn’t love summer? Our clothes becomes lighter, our activities become more robust, and we spend significantly more time outside enjoying a time of year when freedom seems to be the operative term. Then that first cold snap hits and we immediately are forced to consider the impending change. Autumn begins to knock on the door and we begin to fear the possibility of facing another flu season.
On Wednesday, Carson City Sheriff’s Office responded to a commercial burglary at Butts Out Vapor shop at 2200 E. William St.
RENO — University of Nevada head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman has announced JoJo Anderson will join the Wolf Pack as a walk-on this season.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s most famous legal pimp can re-open his brothel near Las Vegas after county officials ordered it closed, a judge ruled Monday.
Local author Suzette McCusker’s new book, “Just Imagine Alice,” was originally brought to life as a bedtime story for her two children, who happen to be the main characters.
Conservationists are pushing back on Sen. Dean Heller’s proposal that would cease protection for dozens of designated wilderness study areas in the Silver State.
Las Cafeteras makes its Fallon debut on Sept. 22 at the Oats Parks Arts Center’s Barkley Theater.
The season didn’t start in Fallon’s favor with the Lady Wave volleyball team dropping straight sets to Wooster on Thursday in Reno.
Not everybody loves meetings and even fewer enjoy reading the minutes, but investors make an exception with the Federal Reserve. This week the Fed published the minutes from its Aug. 1 meeting. While no changes were made to interest rates, the minutes did provide insight to how the Fed sees the U.S. economy.
Democrat Jacky Rosen, who’s challenging incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller, has been visiting rural communities around the state this summer including a stop in Fallon on Aug. 22 at the Old Post Office.
I realize how paranoid it appears when I check out bedbugplanet.com before I book a hotel room, but bed bugs have been turning up everywhere. In fact, I recently read about a gentleman who decided to get rid of his bug problem but blew up his home instead. Poor solution!
Next week, we observe Labor Day, a holiday to honor all the hard-working people in this country. As one of them, keep in mind that your efforts can have positive results. Famed film producer Samuel Goldwyn once said: “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” And this same philosophy can apply to your investing, too — because you can indeed work to become a better investor.
Washoe County Assessor Mike Clark wants Nevadans to be fully aware of the hidden costs associated with a proposed amendment to the Nevada Constitution that could significantly raise the property tax in every county.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Division of Water Resources (NDWR) will hold the fourth public meeting for the Newlands Project Water Rights Mapping on Sept. 5 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Churchill County Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.
Churchill County Library Director Carol Lloyd and Zip Upham of the Churchill Library Association will showcase the new Business Resource and Workforce Development Center and the Endowment Fund at the Churchill Economic Development Authority Business Council’s monthly breakfast on Sept. 12.
RENO — As the Wolf Pack football team prepares for its season opener on Friday against Portland State, the Nevada athletics department has announced a new clear bag policy is in effect at Mackay Stadium this season.
Kerry Don King, 59, passed away on August 23, 2018 in Carson City. Arrangements are in the care of Nevada Funeral Services, 775-883-5500.
Hot for Teacher, a Van Halen tribute band from the Bay Area, will perform two shows at the Carson Nugget this Labor Day weekend.
Ballet students age 3 and up have the chance to star in “Peanutcracker - The Story in a Nutshell,” which will play Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at the Carson City Community Center and Dec. 10 at the Pioneer Center in Reno.
Bill passed August 4th and is once again with his beloved Ardell. They’re both at peace after long battles with Parkinson’s.
Live music by The Gruber Family Band, dancing, German food and other festivities will highlight an Oktoberfest celebration from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Heritage Park in Minden.
with a heavy heart that the family of Joseph Martin House Jr. announces his passing. His life was taken too soon by an auto accident on August 21st, 2018 at the age of 58.
William Dennis Klaus passed away due to injuries he sustained in a vehicle accident on August 25, 2018.
An inside look at a local dance studio along with the chance to meet the dance instructors who work there are being offered at a meet and greet from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30.
Hotels staffed entirely by robots. Cellphone lanes for texting pedestrians. Toilets powered by Alexa. Whether any or all of the above are necessary is debatable, but it’s a microcosm of one fact: the future is here and reshaping cultures, priorities and expectations.
Fallon defeated Spring Creek Friday night with an exclamation point. Make that a series of exclamation points as the offense unleased a balanced game plan and steamrolled over visiting Spring Creek, 48-6, in Northern 3A football at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
A legislative committee, on a split vote, approved changing minor traffic violations from a criminal offense to a civil procedure after hearing complaints the present system results in loss of jobs, separation of families and, in some cases, deportation.
In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a major housing boom going on all around us. Just about every square inch of private vacant land has been sold to developers to build housing for all those clambering to enjoy what we residents already appreciate about our city. Tons of dirt is being moved to prepare footing for the various houses and apartment units that will spring up within the next year or so. The remaining vestiges of the historic ranches will no longer contain grazing cattle, instead converting to hundreds of rooftops.
The Legislative Interim Finance Committee will be asked in October to release $25 million set aside for construction of the medical school at UNLV.
The Portland State Vikings will come to Mackay Stadium on Aug. 31 to open the Nevada Wolf Pack’s football season in what will be nothing more than a glorified pep rally.
Ametherm announced its product lineup for The Battery Show 2018, taking place Sept. 11-13 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. At booth 2050, the Carson City-based company will highlight its leading NTC thermistor solutions for Li-ion batteries and green energy applications, including its PANR 103395-342 probe assembly with ring lug for high-accuracy temperature compensation and measurement and its MM35-DIN Series and MS35 Series of inrush current limiters for reliable high-power circuit protection.
Carson City-based Shaheen Beauchamp Builders and Greater Nevada Credit Union have broken ground on a new branch in Fernley. The new branch is expected to be a 10-month project, opening in summer of 2019. The building will be approximately 8,500 square feet and is located on the corner of East Newlands Road, near the Wal-Mart parking lot. The project includes a steel structure with architectural metal framing.
The moment came in an instant but seemed to be run in slow motion.
DETROIT — Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said Friday that investors have convinced him that he shouldn’t take the company private, so the firm will remain on the public stock markets. The eccentric and sometimes erratic CEO said in a statement that he made the decision based on feedback from shareholders, including institutional investors, who said they have internal rules limiting how much they can sink into a private company.
The Carson High girls golf team began the season strong by winning the opening Sierra League Tournament on its home course, Eagle Valley East.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY At 4:54 p.m., a 32-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of a failure to appear warrant. Bail was set at $295.
In an accident at the IndyCar race at Pocono last Sunday, driver Robert Wickens was severely injured in an accident that eerily resembled the crash that killed Dan Wheldon at Las Vegas seven years ago.
Nevada’s universities and colleges are seeking $1.5 billion to operate over the next two fiscal years, an increase from the present $1.2 billion in state general funds. The Nevada Board of Regents on Friday approved the proposed spending program which includes faculty pay raises and increases the summer school programs.
Chautauquan Cindy Southerland will portray “Annie H. Martin: The First Woman to Head a U.S. Treasury Facility, the Assay Office at Carson City” at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29.
FERNLEY — An unaccompanied military ceremony honored seven servicemen Thursday at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
The numbers are down for Brooke Hill’s varsity football team this year but the junior varsity and freshman teams are healthy; however, Hill feels his team is in strong position to win a league title this year and return to the state championship for the first time since winning it all three years ago.
Jimmy Edward Sweatt, age 56, of Mound House, NV passed away on August 17, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
Pat was born in Los Angeles, California where she lived for most of her life.
Anthony John Masciola Jr, age 70, of Carson City, NV passed away on August 21, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
Donald LeRoy Logie passed away on August 23, 2018 at the age of 85. He was born in Hampden, North Dakota. The son of Ernest and Glora Logie. Donald attended school at Hampden and graduated from Northfield High School in 1950.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada gambling regulators rejected a proposed settlement on Thursday with a troubled sports books operator, which admitted to taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate payouts, and suggested revoking the company’s license.
Karen was born and raised in Carson City, Nevada. She attended Carson City schools and graduated from Carson High School.
A study commission has recommended a new agency be created to cure the shortcomings in indigent criminals not getting help from lawyers who aren’t adequately trained and don’t have the resources in rural Nevada.
The Interfaith Community of Carson City will host the 10th annual interfaith potluck picnic and food drive from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 3 on the lawn of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.
On Aug. 26, a team of residents from Summit Estates Senior Living and Memory Care in Reno will take their place at the starting line for a one-mile event created for the seniors, ages 66-90, by The Dolan Running Series, produced by Reno 5000. The event will take place at Washoe Country Bowers Mansion Regional Park, 4005 Bowers Mansion Road, New Washoe City, beginning at 7:30 a.m.
The Carson City Photo Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, 911 E. Musser St.
Sheriff Kenneth T. Furlong will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon. He will speak in support of Question 1, the Marsy’s Law Crime Victims Rights Amendment, which is on the November ballot as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment. A “yes” vote supports the addition of specific crime victim rights, together known as a Marsy’s Law, to the Nevada Constitution.
Michael J. Davidson, 74 of Reno, passed away on August 14, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
The Western Flat Track Carson City Deuce’s Wild Pro/Am Flat Track Motorcycle Race will be held on Saturday at Fuji Park. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. with gates opening at 6.
Bryan Corey died August 10, 2018 in Medford, Oregon at the age of 60. Bryan was born in Bremerton, Washington to parents Donald and Bettianne Corey. His son Austin Corey, brother Bruce Corey, and sisters Kris Woods, Diane Corey, Denice Connolly, Darlene Rhodes and Dawn Gibson survive him. Bryan lived an interesting life, including being a Founding Member and 40 year Patch Holder of the Lords of Iron MC, Carson City, Nevada.. A Memorial will be held at a later date.
July 2, 1919 - Aug 12, 2018 George grew up in Rosemead, CA. He attended local schools including Pasadena City College. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp in 1943 and flew combat missions during WW2.
The benefit of growing Nevada’s rail system was the focus of Northern Nevada Development Authority’s (NNDA) monthly member event on Wednesday. “I’m really excited about railroad. It does have an impact on your business even if you don’t have a railroad right in front of you,” said Rob Hooper, NNDA’s executive director. “Mining interests up and down central Nevada are dying for rail.”
May 3, 1977 - August 4, 2018 Born in Porterville, California. He leaves behind his loving wife Melody, her daughter Stevie Williams and her daughters Juliana and Maya, his mother Sandy Parnell, sister Bethany Brown (Dave) Brothers Matthew Wilson (Tammy) and Joshua Wilson (Eursela) and lots of extended family.
Aug 4, 1931 - June 12, 2018 Carl Eugene Larch passed of natural causes at his home in Fernley, Nevada on June 12, 2018 at age 86. Born in Prineville, Oregon on August 4, 1931, he was the 5th of 6 children born to Nellie Lucille Merritt Larch and Albertus Lee Larch.
Oct 12, 1923 - Aug 18, 2018 Gladys Eleanor Turner Crum, 94, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada.
The state Public Works Board spent two days of reviewing requests for $1.2 billion for construction projects for state agencies and the university system but there may be only $120 million available in the next two years.
Chiyo Peterson passed away after a brief illness at the age of 91 on Wednesday August 15, 2018. Survived by son Koji daughters Mits and Yoshi (Wayne) 3 grand children, 7 great grand children, 5 great great grand children. Many nephews, nieces and friends. A life well lived A life well remembered There will be no funeral service per Chiyo’s request.
Carson High football coach Blair Roman has three clear goals for his team during the 2018 season.
RENO — Tesla added more than 800 employees and $459 million in capital investment at the giant factory in Nevada that manufactures batteries for its electric cars during the fourth quarter of last year. The latest tax incentive audit from the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development shows private spending surged past the benchmark needed to ensure Tesla’s state tax breaks, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported Tuesday.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for assistance in identifying a vehicle burglary/credit card fraud suspect. On Aug. 16, the victim was at Anytime Fitness at 2629 N. Carson St. in Carson City. The victim returned to her vehicle to find a passenger window had been broken and her purse and other belongings were stolen, according to a media release.
May 20, 1940 - August 7, 2018 Judith Ann Greenspan, age 78, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, after a long illness.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Division of Water Resources (NDWR) is holding a public meeting to provide an overview and progress report for the Newlands Project Water Rights Mapping Project.
The unemployment rate in July in Carson City remained at 4.3 percent which was below the statewide average of 4.6 percent. The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Tuesday the state added 46,000 new jobs since July 2017 with the biggest gains at 10,300 in Las Vegas and 800 in Reno.
In a media release, Marsy’s Law for Nevada said Wednesday it had obtained the endorsement of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.
New Trends in Dementia Care, a free presentation by dementia expert David Troxel, will be presented from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Bristlecone Room at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, 1600 Medical Parkway, Carson City.
DJ Kengott, 54, of Carson City, NV, passed away on August 20, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The following are the latest results for the Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club’s individual stroke play event held on Aug. 15. The tournament also served as the first round of the Club Championship. The second round will be on Aug. 22.
The Nevada Legislature doesn’t meet until February next year but requests for new bills are already piling up. As of Monday, there are requests by lawmakers, state agencies and study committees to draft 400 pieces of legislation including ones to prohibit prostitution, limit the amount of interest charged on credit cards and allow out of state doctors to practice in Nevada during emergencies.
RENO — Renown Health Foundation and Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced $650,000 in funding for Reno’s new Stacie Mathewson Behavioral Health and Addiction Institute on Tuesday. The money comes from a $220 million multistate deceptive trade practices settlement with Deutsche Bank, which fraudulently manipulated the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). Laxalt was one of 44 attorney generals involved in the settlement.
A Fiddler on the Roof; sounds crazy, no? But in our little town of Fallon, a fiddler along with a whole cast and crew are appearing in the community musical sponsored by Churchill County High School.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY A transient was arrested on suspicion of trespassing at 10:35 p.m. Bail was set at $242.
Simply Divine is hosting a grand opening celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25.
JoAnne Marie Vecchiarelli, of Carson City, passed away on August 2, 2018 arrangements are in care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
LAS VEGAS — A third pharmaceutical company won a bid to join two other firms in Nevada state court hearings about the use of their drugs in a twice-postponed lethal injection of a convicted killer who says he wants to die.
Rep. Jacky Rosen, the Democratic candidate for Senate, says the tax reduction law was a “massive giveaway” and has put the burden on middle class citizens.
The Lady Wave volleyball team begins its season this week against Wooster before jumping into league play next week. Patty Daum returns and spoke with the Lahontan Valley News about her expectations and outlook on another season.
Missed it by THAT much! After a rocky start, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index came within 1 percent of an all-time high last week, reported Ben Levisohn for Barron’s. It’s significant because the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index has been trading below its January record all year. The article suggested the lack of progress begs the question: Are we still in a bull market?
Watson here and I think it’s about time everyone knows exactly what allergies their pets can have and what to do for them. I get allergies just like humans; recently my eyes were so itchy that mom wiped them with a cool, damp cloth. Gosh, that felt good!
The Greenwave football team opens the season this week against Spring Creek, which defeated Fallon in last year’s playoffs.
Navy Capt. David Halloran called it a proud moment during his tenure as commander of Naval Air Station Fallon. A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday (Aug. 15) celebrated phase one a new family housing community of 60 homes and a 5,500-square foot community clubhouse west of the base’s main gate.
The second annual two-day LEAD Green Leadership Summit encouraged local high-school students to learn more about themselves and the world around them.
Many food, beverage and product vendors are on hand annually for the Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair, and this year will be no different, with over 70 vendors on tap for the event.
FALLON, Nev. — In 1985, in the middle of a closed-off Maine Street in downtown Fallon, sat a few pickup trucks, brimming with cantaloupes. Fallon residents and farmers mingled near the trucks, savoring slices of the orange-fleshed fruit.
FALLON, Nev. — Below is some biographical information about this year’s Cantaloupe King and Queen.
A handful of changes and nervous excitement await students as they make final preparations for fall semester at Western Nevada College in Fallon.
If you are fortunate, you will retain your physical and mental capacities throughout your life and can always live independently. But there are no guarantees for any of us. If you ever require some form of long-term care, will you be prepared?
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2018 Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair, the annual celebration of the Cantaloupe Kingdom!
FALLON, Nev. — Nevada’s longest-running agricultural festival returns to Fallon this week, bringing with it a host of musical entertainment, family fun and heritage.
Las Vegas is known as home to many celebrities, so it’s no surprise that it should also host some fairly outrageous and over-the-top private domiciles.
LBL Equine Rescue said it’s preparing to celebrate an important milestone: three years of saving lives.
Shirley Bonnet, age 88, of Carson City, NV passed away on August 19, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
Bingo Night at the Dayton Senior Center on Sept. 22 will help fund programs that serve local seniors.
The Dayton football team opened the season on Friday with an encouraging effort before falling, 16-6, at Yerington.
Several hiring events are slated to fill a variety of positions at Carson Tahoe Care Center, a new rehabilitation and memory care community slated to open October in Carson City.
A pop-up psychic fair offering psychic readings, energy healings, crystal prescriptions, crystal clearing and realignments is taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Tierra Plaza, 1800 Highway 50.
The family of Lori Denise (Dahl) Pyle, of Minden, Nevada, would like to announce her permanent change of address. On August 7, 2018, at the age of 58, Lori took her last breath on earth and awoke in heaven in the arms of Jesus.
March 20, 1948 – August 5, 2018 Ben Bachman, 70, passed away peacefully at home on August 5, 2018 after a long battle with Parkinson’s and dementia.
Long time Fallon resident Richard “Rich” Lee Rickman passed away at his residence on August 17, 2018, with his family by his side.
Henry Herman Cagliari passed away at his residence in Fernley on August 13, 2018. He was born in Sheridan, Nevada on July 27, 1934 to Henry and Rosie Cagliari. He grew up in Garnerville and Yerington. Henry attended and graduated from Sparks High School in 1952.
Polaris Industries Inc. broke ground last Thursday on the first of what city officials hope will be several new industrial developments in the city.
The Nevada Legislature, not the rural counties, must provide the money to fix the problem of a lack of qualified lawyers to defend indigent criminal defendants, a consultant told a state commission Friday.
Bryce Moyle, a 2017 Carson High graduate, was named as the West Coast League Pitcher of the Week for July 22 after two outstanding performances.
The Douglas Tigers rushed for seven touchdowns on their way to a 59-22 win over Sparks in a nonleague game Friday night.
If a statement could ever be made in a scrimmage, Chance Smith made it.
James Everett Magnuson Sr. was the second child born to Patricia Green (Magnuson) and Everett Magnuson on Tuesday, August 25th, 1964 in Pleasant Hill California.
Buffalo Bill’s Wild West returns to Dangberg Historic Park for a third year on Saturday, Aug. 25 with festivities beginning at 2 p.m. This is the park’s final special event of the 2018 Dangberg Summer Festival.
The western barbecue dinner to be presented by the Carson City Emblem Club No. 507 on Aug. 25 will offer tri-tip, chicken, ribs, beans, corn on the cob, a variety of salad and dessert.
Cecelia Isabel Cole, 88 of Carson City, passed away on August 16, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he won’t make an endorsement in the gubernatorial race. The Republican, term-limited Sandoval confirmed his decision to The Associated Press in a statement Thursday. Attorney General Adam Laxalt is the Republican gubernatorial hopeful.
Sports fodder ... Quarterback Ty Gangi, defensive backs Asauni Rufus and Dameon Baber, linebacker Malik Reed and center Sean Krepsz just might be the key to this upcoming Nevada Wolf Pack football season.
Nevada U.S. Sen. Dean Heller paid tribute to Paul Laxalt, a former Nevada governor and U.S. senator, during a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
The Carson City Airport Authority may soon be looking for a new fixed-based operator (FBO) member because its current FBO member’s business is no longer operating at the Carson City Airport. Carson Aviation Adventures Flight School, owned by Brian Vowell, the authority’s vice chair, has left the airport after its lease was terminated for being in arrears.
A new retail project is in the works for south Carson City. Two fast-food restaurants, including a Chick-Fil-A franchise, and another 6,000 square-foot retail building are planned on 2.5 acres on the southeast corner of Appion Way and Cochise Street.
Four law enforcement officers received their new badges from the Carson City Sheriff’s Office during a swearing-in ceremony on Thursday.
Dayton's Austin Lunz breaks to the outside during Friday's game against Elko.
Dayton’s David Leach looks for running room during the first half Friday night
Dayton quarterback Carson Keith throws during the first half of Friday's game.
Abel Carter tries a run up the gut against a stingy Reno defense Friday night.
Abel Carter nearly breaks an interception for a touchdown late in the first half against the Reno Huskies Friday night at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.
Abel Carter nearly breaks an interception for a touchdown late in the first half against the Reno Huskies Friday night at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.
Kyle Rudy (35) leads Abel Carter around the right end for a Carson gain Friday night against Reno at the Jim Frank Track and Field Complex.
The jobless rate in Nevada fell to 4.6 percent in July, the lowest level since August 2007, the state reported Wednesday.
LAS VEGAS — As temperatures topped 110 degrees last week outside a Latin American grocery store in Las Vegas, 19-year-old Diara Hernandez bounded up to customers, greeting them with a smile and a clipboard to ask in Spanish if they’re registered to vote — or can vote.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY A 46-year-old Carson City woman was arrested at 2:57 a.m. on an outstanding warrant for contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Bail was set at $1,000.
Lawrence Steven Rose was born May 18th, 1939, in Ventura, California to Jack and Mae Rose. He was the younger brother to Ron Rose, whom we lost in 2017.
Lori Denise Pyle, 58, of Minden, passed away on August 7, 2018. Arrangements are in care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
The jobless rate in Nevada fell to 4.6 percent in July, the lowest level since August 2007, the state reported Wednesday. But it still had the fifth highest rate among states and was above the national 3.9 percent.
Carson City Soroptimist will feature Norma Ruelas from the Family Support Council of Douglas County at its program meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 22 at Glen Eagles.
The chance to be featured on billboards across the state is up for grabs to area students who submit in the 2nd annual Nevada Fire Prevention Week poster contest.
The Sierra Nevada Forums event scheduled for Sept. 11 is centering on “Workforce Affordable Housing: Who Can’t Afford to Live in Carson City?”
Kirk Caraway, owner/publisher of Carson Now, will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon. Originally from Kansas, Kirk began his career as a newspaper writer and editor, a time-honored family tradition, but migrated over time to online platforms. He will share his perspective on current trends in community news media.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 11:38 p.m., a 33-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion of petit larceny and ex-felon fail to register. Bail was set at $1,242.
To say Reno Aces second baseman Ildemaro Vargas had a combination of skill and luck during his 35-game hitting streak would be an understatement.
If there ever was a man who was named appropriately, it was Shane Quilling.
The Dresslerville Athletic Club invites those interested to participate in the Walt Kizer Memorial Fast Pitch Softball Tournament to be held on Saturday and Sunday.
PALO ALTO, Calif. — Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate proposals to take the company private one week after CEO Elon Musk said he was considering it. The committee, made up of three independent directors, said Tuesday that it has not received any formal proposal from Musk.
Jerry K. Jewkes, 65, of Carson City, passed away August 9, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements, 775-882-4965.
Marcia Lee Bennett, 68, of Dayton, passed away August 12, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements, 775-882-4965.
Join the Carson City Republican Women and the Carson City Republican Party for a dinner meeting featuring U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei on Tuesday, Aug. 21.
A Utah company has been awarded a $21.8 million four-year contract to manage and operate the Northern Nevada Veterans’ Home, now under construction in Sparks.
The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) will hold its next meeting at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on August 21, 2018. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. The FRW will host a forum and debate presenting Al McNeil (I) and Frank Hunewill, Republican candidates running for the office of Lyon County Sheriff. This event will give our community a chance to hear the candidates speak about themselves and to state their goals and objectives in their own words. The public will have an opportunity to submit questions.
LAS VEGAS — Two drugmakers asked the Nevada Supreme Court on Monday to let a state court judge hear arguments before justices take up an appeal about whether the state can use their products for an execution.
So, how did a country that represents just about 1.4 percent of the world’s economy spark a global selloff?
Career and Technical Education has taken a new shape since Nevada’s economic boom is changing the landscape for employment opportunities.
The Lahontan Valley is going to be hopping with non-stop football this weekend.
FALLON, Nev. — A panel discussing the area’s workforce and what’s being done to match prospective employees with the right jobs highlighted the Aug. 8 meeting of the Churchill Economic Development Authority’s Business Council.
The landscape of community journalism continues to change and adapt to the latest trends, due in part to the advances in technology.
Do you have a burned tongue from sipping coffee that was too hot or from eating pizza that stuck to the roof of your mouth? You don’t have to suffer, thanks to these simple home remedies to soothe the pain.
You’ll always want to base your investment decisions on your own needs and goals. But there may be times when you might consider adjusting your portfolio because of risks and opportunities. Now may be one of those times.
Fallon’s community reunion keeps growing with special activities and the number of classes who gather to mingle and reminisce about their high school days.
Attendees at the Aug. 24 Fall Membership Soiree will learn about the American Association of University Women’s goals and activities for our 75th year.
Boys and girls ages 7-13 will build and code robots to move during an annual engineering mini-camp in Silver City on Tuesday, August 14 from 10 a.m. to noon.
After starring for the Greenwave volleyball team for three years, including nabbing a first-team, all-north selection, Lourdes University senior Evan Matheson enters her final season this fall at the Ohio school. Matheson, whose college team has made the NAIA national tournament in all three seasons and was ranked No. 9 in 2016, took some time to discuss her career at Fallon as she prepares for the final leg in her collegiate chapter.
Chautauquan Deke DiMarzo will portray Watchman Alex Coryell: Virginia City Police Department 1873 to 1891 at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, August 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Life was pretty difficult for Southern Nevada’s first non-Indian settlers. The year was 1855 when a group of 30 missionaries from the Church of Latter-day Saints established a small colony adjacent to the Las Vegas Springs.
DETROIT — Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn’t done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday. The fund approached Musk about going private multiple times during the past two years, and Musk says he left a July 31 meeting with no question that the deal could be closed. That’s why he tweeted on Aug. 7 that he had “funding secured” to take the company private.
Entertainment, food and a program by Mayor Bob Crowell are slated at a fundraiser to benefit the ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada, a charity organization that helps non-English speaking adults learn and improve their English language skills.
The Douglas County Democratic Women (DCDW) is hosting a luncheon and program will on Sept. 10.
Carson City Ward 1 Supervisor Karen Abowd will host her monthly Walkabout on Friday, Aug. 17, at Mills Park.
Join park staff for a program about wildlife living along the Carson River. Participants will take a short walk next to the river to look for signs of wildlife.
A local group has formed to encourage and educate those who love to read and write.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 6:35 p.m. Ginnie Heidt, 42, of Carson City was arrested on suspicion of a felony parole violation and obstructing. No bail was set.
Wild Horse Children’s Theater is proud to announce we have obtained the rights for the Northern Nevada premiere of Disney’s “MARY POPPINS, JR.”! Auditions will be held Thursday, August 23 and Saturday, August 25 for actors ages 5-18 at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City. You must sign up for an audition spot. Production dates are weekends November 30-December 9.
Due to a need to support the region’s wildfire response, the Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will reschedule the two Winter Travel Management open houses (previously scheduled for August 15 and 16) to later dates. Read more at https://www.fs.usda.gov/ltbmu.
Royalty paid a visit to City Hall to present Mayor Ken Tedford with a Royal Proclamation acknowledging the friendship between Fallon and the annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair.King and queen Neil and Kelli Kelly visited the mayor in the council chambers.
The Fallon Churchill Volunteer Fire Department is having a fundraiser for the Bert Miller family on Aug. 22 from 5-9 p.m. at Jerry’s Restaurant.
There seems to be a good chance Northern Nevada is going to benefit from the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas for the 2020 NFL season. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported this week Reno is the favorite to land the Raiders’ training camp from late July through the middle of August.
Capital gains tax reform comes with a big price tag: $100 billion over 10 years. A capital gain is any increase in the value of an asset, such as an investment, a home, land, etc., between its purchase and its sale. The amount of a gain is determined by subtracting the purchase price from the sale price.
PICO Holdings, Inc., has announced that effective Aug. 2, the company’s Board of Directors has appointed Dorothy Timian-Palmer as chief executive officer of the company to succeed Max Webb. Webb will continue to serve the company in the newly created position of executive chairman. The company also announced John Perri, the company’s chief financial officer, will leave the company once an orderly transition with new finance staff in Carson City, has occurred and the La Jolla, California office, has been closed. This transition is expected to be fully completed no later than the first quarter of 2019.
Cathy Ann Husman passed away August 5, 2018. She was born October 27, 1951 in Kirksville, Missouri to Waverly Anne Epperson and Jesse Epperson.
Steven Vecchiarelli, known by many as “Vecch” went to meet his Lord and Savior after a short battle with cancer on July 15, 2018.
Once dormant for most of the calendar year, Lake Tahoe ski resorts are transitioning into year-round recreation destinations. With flat lift ticket sales across the ski industry, climate change and the historic knowledge not every winter is epic, resorts are looking to summer activities as an additional revenue stream and a solution to employee retention issues.
Gary Leroy Waugaman, age 55, of Carson City, NV, passed away on August 6, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Nevada Funeral Services, 775-883-5500.
San Jose’s Mike Rush is having the time of his life right now. He has the chance to raise his two daughters, Savannah, 11, and Bella, 2, during the week. Then he does what he loves and that’s racing motorcycles on the weekend.
LAS VEGAS — A Nevada death-row inmate whose execution has been postponed twice said a legal fight over his fate is taking a tortuous toll on him and his family and he just wants his sentence carried out.
LAS VEGAS — The Latest on court arguments about the drugs that would be used for Nevada to execute its first death-row inmate in 12 years (all times local): 10:10 a.m.
Taking a short break from political scandals, there’s a big one brewing in NASCAR. Last Sunday after Chase Elliot’s first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup win at Watkins Glen, his first in the series (more on that later), NASCAR CEO Brian France was arrested for DUI and drug possession on Long Island.
Benjamin K. Bachman, 70 of Gardnerville, passed away on August 5, 2018 arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Esther Edith Lutz, 91 Carson City, passed away on August 5, 2018 arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Supreme Court Justice Lidia Stiglich on Monday urged voters to get more involved in judicial elections. Too many people, she said, don’t even vote for judicial posts.
Marjorie Anita Southwick, 95 years old, died June 15, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Born on October 3, 1922 in Oxnard, California, she was the second daughter of Allen T. and Isla G. Coleman. Her sister Helen was her only sibling.
Statistics released by the Office of Traffic Safety this week show a slight increase in the number of road fatalities through July of this year.
William Shipman, age 81, of Dayton, NV passed away on August 3, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
If you’re thinking about renting your home, and have not done so before, you need to proceed with knowledge and caution. Here are seven tips to help you become a successful first-time landlord: Determine the Right Amount of Rent
Rentals in the area are scarce and the rates are going up for new or renewal situations as anybody looking for, or living in, a rental can attest. While some are a modest increase of $50 a month, others are substantially more than that. Why the sudden increases?
Life aboard submarines during World War II tested the resolve of thousands of sailors who spent tireless days disrupting the enemy’s navy and maritime shipping. Many sailors who served aboard U.S. submarines knew the dangers of the grueling duty with inside temperatures soaring above 100 degrees affecting 80 to 90 men onboard; the inside air slowly grew foul with a combination of cooking, sewage, cigarette smoke, diesel and body order due to a shortage of water for bathing.
Richard A. Rudy, 81, died August 7, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Calling all Northern Nevadans with a love of cantaloupe and anyone who enjoys beautiful summer days in the country. Make your way to the Churchill County Fairgrounds the last weekend of August for the annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & Country Fair.
The Vincent Solis era has begun at Western Nevada College, and the new president attended his first Restore our College Campus Committee meeting in Fallon on Thursday to learn more about the area and its people.
Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., has announced plans to hold two town hall meetings for veterans in his district. The Reno town hall will be held Aug. 15 from 1-3 p.m. at the Washoe County Administration Building.
Celebration of Life Ron Fox on Aug 11th, from 10-2 at Mills Park Pavillion C. It's a pot luck BYOB type of thing so bring some Coors and funny stories and help us celebrate him like he deserves to be.
Sept 1, 1982 - July 29, 2018 In the late hours of Sunday, July 29, 2018, Sarah Demuth passed into the loving arms of God and became an angel for those she left on Earth.
Expectations could be lowered when it comes to the Carson High football team. But that’s not the Senator way or the philosophy of Carson coach Blair Roman.
SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is considering leading a buyout of the electric car maker in a stunning move that would end the maverick company’s eight-year history trading on the stock market. In his typically unorthodox fashion, the eccentric Musk dropped his bombshell on his Twitter account, which he has used as a platform for pranks, vitriol and now for a proposal to pull off one of the biggest buyouts in U.S. history.
March 9, 1972 - August 2, 2018 Brian Michael Anderson, a life-long resident of Carson City, Nevada, born on March 9, 1972 died unexpectedly on August 2, 2018 at the young age of 46.
ELKO — Nevada Outdoorsmen in Wheelchairs (NOW) is pleased to announce its 2018 hunt participants.
The library offers a variety of IT related classes to the community. Microsoft Word Basics will be offered on Aug. 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. Excel Basics is on Aug. 21 from 9 to 11 a.m. Smartphone Basics is on Aug. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m.
The Nevada Veterans Coalition will conduct its 13th mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley on Friday by honoring 15 veterans and one spouse whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed.
Warm weather is the best time for grilling your favorite foods outside, but there also is an increased need for awareness of safe food handling practices. By keeping these few safety tips in mind you will ensure that your good time won’t be clouded by food poisoning<
Churchill County commissioners heard the first reading at their Thursday meeting of an ordinance establishing procedures and requirements for development agreements according to Nevada law.
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Sherry Lee Funseth, 71, died peacefully August 2, 2018 surrounded by family in her home in Fallon, NV.
James A. “Jim” Bradley passed away August 3, 2018 surrounded by family. Jim was born July 2, 1968 to Sam and Barbara Bradley in Fallon. He attended Churchill County schools, graduating in 1986. He grew up with a love of hunting, fishing, and motor sports. These passions he carried throughout his life. He was extremely witty and always loved to make others laugh. He was one of the hardest workers and excelled at whatever he set his mind to.
William Plaski was born October 28, 1941 in Masontown, PA and passed away July 29, 2018 in Fallon, NV.
LAS VEGAS — Paul Laxalt, the son of Basque immigrants who rose to political power as a Nevada governor, U.S. senator and close ally to Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 96.
Stores are coming and going at the Carson Mall. Carson Home Furnishings is opening Aug. 24 in the 25,000 square foot Carson Street storefront vacated by Bealls clothing store last year.
Not too sweet or strong, mulled red wine is the perfect accompaniment to a range of holiday treats.
Carson City Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Jim Primka has been selected for promotionto lieutenant, filling the vacancy left by retired Capt. Jeff Melvin.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY • At 1 p.m., Douglas County officials delivered Eric Campbell of South Lake Tahoe to the sheriff’s office on a felony warrant on suspicion of him being a fugitive from justice. He was also arrested on suspicion of failure to appear in a traffic case. His bail was set at $15,000 on the unidentified felony. In addition, they delivered to the jail a transient with a failure to appear warrant to the Carson Sheriff’s Office. He was held in lieu of $1,000 bail.
It’s long been said of Las Vegas that the only real constant is change. That concept is perhaps best represented by the fact that very little remains of the original community, which was formally established in 1905, but which dates back even farther
It’s still summer, but we’re getting close to a new school year. One day, though, “back-to-school” will mean “off to college” for your children. Will you be financially prepared to help your kids cope with the costs of higher education?
Nothing could be better than spending a night sipping a drink, perusing a novel and striking up a conversation about a literary figure.The Churchill County Library’s major fundraiser of the year has changed its format to “Books, Bites and Beverages: A Library Adventure” on Friday beginning at 6:30 p.m.“We’ve tried to make this event more book friendly considering we’re the library,”
Capital gains tax reform comes with a big price tag: $100 billion over 10 years.A capital gain is any increase in the value of an asset, such as an investment, a home, land, etc.
This year’s fifth annual community-wide reunion will not only have booths set up for friends to reunite with old acquaintances, but also feature an artistic side to the day’s events on Aug. 18.
Banner Churchill Community HospitalMay 31, 2018Bailey Chenoweth, to Lana and Casey Chenoweth, weighing 6 pounds and 11 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches.
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) is asking for help locating immediate family members who have lost a Nevadan in combat. Immediate family members include a spouse, father, mother, sister, brother, son or daughter.
Oasis Academy Charter School has been accredited for the first time since opening its doors in 2011. The school underwent a year’s worth of meetings and visitations to be accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, the Northwest Accreditation Commission and the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.
RENO — Nevada regulators and industry insiders say the state’s first year of broad marijuana legalization has exceeded even their highest expectations, with sales and tax collections already surpassing year-end projections by 25 percent.
Despite receiving 98 complaints, the state Attorney General’s office says the Nevada Department of Education didn’t violate the Open Meeting law at hearings on a gender diversity policy on March 30.
You’ve hiked miles into the backcountry and gone up countless feet in elevation. You’re almost to the beautiful waterfall you’ve been looking forward to — the climax of the trip. The euphoria that comes from the hard work and exercise sets in for a great feeling. But there’s one thing that takes away this good feeling: The trash that someone else left behind.
The Historical Society of Dayton Valley invites the public to attend a FREE Aug. 15 historic lecture at the Dayton Valley Community Center at 7:30 p.m. that features David Moore’s presentation titled, “The Dayton Pit: Big Bonanza or Paradise Lost?”
Members of the Tahoe/Douglas Elks No. 2670 are hosting their annual Low Country Shrimp Boil at the Lodge on Saturday, Sept. 8.
The next monthly meeting of the Lyon County Democratic Central Committee will be held at the Dayton Valley Branch Library, 321 Dayton Valley Road, from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 11.
Adams Hub is reevaluating its services and mapping out a way forward now that Carson City has taken over the business center from its founder, the Hope & Mae Adams Foundation. In May, the Board of Supervisors accepted a $1.1 million grant from the foundation to lease and run the downtown center for the next three years with the goal of becoming a self-sustaining facility the city can continue to operate.
With Kyle Busch’s win last Sunday at Pocono, the “big three” are now the “big two and a half.” Busch and Kevin Harvick now have six wins apiece to Martin Truex Jr.’s measly four. Between all three, they’ve won 76 percent of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup points races this season, and the odds of more than half the playoff field qualifying on wins just get slimmer and slimmer.
The Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation has awarded a $13,000 grant to the non-profit Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch to assist the organization in its work operating the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.
The Carson High Class of 1985 is gathering at the Westside Pour House from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11.
Sunridge Golf & Recreations, located on the south end of Carson City announced on Friday it’s constructing a year-round events tent expected to be complete by the end of August. With increasing demand for a place to host events and weddings, the new owners of Sunridge Golf & Recreations have partnered with Red Carpet Events to design and manage its wedding site and event business.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., says the federal government has approved $12 million for innovative fire prevention programs. The funding will also be used to protect against invasive species in the basin.
At first glance, the Nevada Wolf Pack football team’s season-opening game on Aug. 31 at Mackay Stadium against Portland State appears to be nothing more than a glorified scrimmage. A satisfying tailgate meal on a warm summer night followed by a rousing touchdown-filled victory.
Nichlas “Nick” Bartel, 71, of Nampa, Idaho, passed away July 1, 2018 after a short battle with cancer at home with his wife Vicki by his side.
Put on your dance shoes, warm up those vocal chords and join the Karaoke Dance Party at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7.
Eddie Dains, age 74, of Gardnerville, NV passed away on July 30, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Carson Valley Funeral Home. 775-782-1999.
If you’ve noticed ice or frost on your outdoor air conditioning system, you definitely have a problem. Your system is out of balance. Here are the primary causes of an iced-up unit.
As the response to the Perry fire continues, the American Red Cross would like to remind area residents to be prepared if they live in an area that may be prone to wildfires. The following tips are basic information to keep in mind during wildfire season. For more detailed information and to learn how to make an emergency kit, visit redcross.org.
Shirley Anne Pringle, 82, passed away on July 31, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Richard Terry Moore, 81, of Carson City, Nevada, passed away on July 16, 2018 at Brookdale-Reno in Reno, Nevada.
The Crime and Justice Institute is conducting a comprehensive review of Nevada’s criminal justice system. Gov. Brian Sandoval said the goal is developing policies to better protect public safety and hold offenders accountable while controlling the growing prison population and costs.
RENO — A former Telsa Inc. employee at the electric car maker’s battery plant in Nevada is seeking at least $1 million in defamation damages after it accused him of hacking into computers and stealing confidential information leaked to the media.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller’s sliding positions last year on a long-held GOP promise to repeal Obamacare are providing plenty of fodder for Democrats and activists hoping to stymie his re-election.
A half-day workshop on Aug. 15 is aimed at helping attendees understand the power of conversation, develop techniques to resolve conflict, and promote a positive environment in the workplace.
For both June and fiscal year 2018, western Nevada markets did significantly better than the state as a whole. Statewide, June win was up 4.2 percent to $895.7 million and, for the fiscal year, increased 3.2 percent to $11.8 billion in total win. That’s the largest win since FY2008.
Nevada prison officials says they have to wait for the Chief Medical Officer’s findings before they know the impact of a Supreme Court order criticizing the diet they feed inmates.
Mark it down, the University of Nevada men’s basketball team has received its first No. 1 ranking in school history. Actually, it’s not really an official ranking of any kind, but Chris Schutte of SBNation has written the Wolf Pack should be No. 1 in preseason polls.
Tammy Faye Morrow, 59, passed away on July 28, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
May taxable sales grew 4.7 percent to just more than $5 billion with 13 of Nevada’s 17 counties reporting gains. Carson City was up 5.1 percent and Clark and Washoe counties were both up 5.6 percent for the month but those gains were offset by a near 39 percent drop in Storey County as sales dropped dramatically at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center. May this year saw $93.57 million in taxable sales there compared to $145.7 million a year ago.
LAS VEGAS — Former President Barack Obama has endorsed three Nevada Democrats running for the U.S. Senate and House this November.
A longtime Fallon resident Margie Shepard, 85, passed away peacefully at her beloved home on Thursday, July 26th, 2018, with her family by her side
The Northern Nevada HUI Association is hosting a song and dance performance by the Napili Kai Foundation on Sept. 22 during a daylong celebration of Polynesian culture.
The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Division of Water Resources (NDWR) has completed Phase 5 of the Newlands Project Water Rights Mapping Project.
First Independent Bank is joining with community organizations, the Hot August Nights Foundation and the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows to collect warm winter coats for Northern Nevada children who might otherwise go without.
Associate Supreme Court Justice Lidia Stiglich will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon. Justice Stiglich took the bench in January, 2017 after appointment by Gov. Sandoval, having previously served as a 2nd Judicial District judge in Reno since December, 2012. She is currently running for a full term on the Supreme Court against Clark County family court judge Mathew Harter.
The Northern Nevada HUI Association will be serving traditional Polynesian food during Saturday’s concert at the Brewery Arts Center.
The following persons were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 1:57 p.m., Gilbert Ramirez, 41, was arrested after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped for failure to maintain a travel lane. He was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of meth after a search of the vehicle and ordered held in lieu of $2,500 bail.
Electric car maker Tesla Inc. burned through $739.5 million in cash last quarter, paving the way to a company record $717.5 million net loss as it cranked out more electric cars. But CEO Elon Musk reiterated a promise to post net profits in the third and fourth quarters, and on a conference call, he apologized to two analysts he cut off on the first-quarter call. Telsa’s shares soared 11 percent to $334.18 in after-hours trading.
RENO — Single-game tickets for the 2018 Nevada football schedule are on sale. Tickets are available online at NevadaWolfPack.com, in person at the main ticket office on the lower level of Lawlor Events Center and over the phone at 775-348-PACK (7225).
Dawn Saraceno, age 72, of Dayton, NV passed away on July 27, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
Carson City BMX Friday Night Lights will continue at the Pete Livermore Sports Complex on Edmonds on Aug. 10, 17 and 24.