Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) and the Carson Tahoe Breast Center have recently been recognized by the National Cancer Institute for Outstanding Contributions in Oncology Research. The award comes on the heels of a prestigious clinical trial, the Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST), for which recruitment began in August 2017. Led by Dr. Kinsey Pillsbury, Medical Director at Carson Tahoe Breast Center, this innovative program was one of just 131 trials worldwide and the only in Nevada.
Carson Street restaurants now can get help with their new year’s resolution to go green. GreenUp, a local nonprofit, is working to recruit restaurants located along Carson City’s main street between Stewart Street and Winnie Lane that are interested in reducing waste and operating in a more environmentally-friendly way.
A couple of seasons ago the Nevada Wolf Pack proudly declared, “In Muss we Trust,” and gave men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman a stunning two-year contract extension just two seasons into his five-year deal.
Investing during the month of December was like traversing an icy mountain stream. It delivered a staggering shock to the senses that triggered the instinct to, “Get Out!”
Editor’s note: This is part one of our look back at 2018. Part two will appear in next week’s edition.
NEW YORK — Duke remains atop an AP Top 25 poll with few major changes after a light Christmas week schedule of games.
It was not exactly a great week for Mountain West men’s basketball.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak has announced that he and fiancee Kathy Ong married on Friday in Las Vegas.
Lahontan Elementary School was among 40 sites across four Nevada counties to receive a $200,000 grant award to support growing new gardens on campus, according to the Nevada Department of Agriculture.
I hope your holidays were wonderful! We certainly had a lovely Christmas and crisp New Year. The most interesting gift we received was actually a gift for Watson. He received a CD of Canine Lullabies. These lullabies were produced by Terry Woodford who is an incredible songwriter, producer and engineer.
The University of Nevada, Reno is hosting its annual Cattlemen’s Update across Nevada during the second week of January with a stop in Fallon on Jan. 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Fallon Convention Center.
The gallery at WNC would like to recognize some special winners from the staff/student art show this month. The best of show award went to Jep Jeppeson for his ceramic work.
Few California communities are as quaint, picturesque and historic as Sonoma, which traces its roots to 1823.
Bill Frisell headlines the year’s first show on Jan. 26 at the Oats Park Arts Center’s Barkley Theater
Western Nevada College President Vincent Solis and the Fallon campus recently hosted Nevada System of Higher Education Regent Patrick R. Carter.
Assemblywoman Robin Titus and State Sen. James Settelmeyer will discuss legislative initiatives at the Churchill Economic Development Authority’s January business council breakfast on Jan. 9.
The U.S. Navy has extended the public review and comment period by an additional 30 days for the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to allow additional time for the submission of public comments.
Raymunda Gorospe Basa also known as “Randy” or “Bibang”, 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at her home in Dayton, Nevada.
Karen Winchell, 60, passed away at her home in Carson City, Nevada December 17, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is caring for her arrangements. 775-882-4965.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt, along with 49 other states and the District of Columbia, announced on Friday a $575 million settlement with Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to resolve claims the bank violated state consumer protection laws.
Marilyn Mae Rose, 60, passed away on December 24, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The Nevada Supreme Court is asking lawmakers to give Nevada’s judges their first pay raise in a decade. AB46, which was requested by the court in September and pre-filed Nov. 16, would add $30,000 a year the base pay received by Supreme Court, Appellate Court and District Court judges statewide.
RENO — TOCCATA-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus kicks off its 13th annual “Brrroque Masters” concert series. The series is dedicated to the memory of Mark Lord, TOCCATA’s principal trumpet from 2007 to 2014. Choose from performances in Reno, Incline, and Gardnerville, from Jan. 5 to 13.
Carson High wrestler David Remer had his run at the Sierra Nevada Classic cut short by an injury on Friday at the Reno Livestock Events Center.
The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team is currently 12-0 and ranked No. 6 in both major polls with just one non-conference game (Saturday at Utah) remaining on the schedule.
On Monday, December 24, 2018, Donald Frederick Wilcks was brought home by the Lord. Don left this world surrounded by family.
July 26th, 1928 - December 5th, 2018 Nanny Huf 90, was born July 26, 1928 in Germany. She passed away peacefully on December 5, 2018 in her home. We would like to invite everyone that was touched by Nanny to a celebration of life and love Potluck on January 5th at 2pm at the Genoa Bar 2282 Main St. Genoa/Minden. Please call 503-881-4012 for details.
James Marlin Cooper will get a new trial on charges of domestic battery and child abuse after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled there was race-based discrimination in his jury selection.
Attorney General Adam Laxalt has requested legislation that would expand and extend the statute of limitations on sex crimes.
James M. Huckaby, better known as “Coach Huck”, passed away December 18, 2018 in Byron Center Michigan, after a long illness.
The Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl between the Nevada Wolf Pack and Arkansas State Red Wolves on Saturday has a new, unofficial name this year.
Statewide gaming win was up 6.4 percent in November to $967,168,553. While the Carson Valley reporting area only increased about 3.5 percent, Gaming Control Board analyst Mike Lawton said that’s Carson’s 18th consecutive monthly increase. Carson, which includes valley portions of Douglas County as well as the capital, reported $8.97 million in win largely because of a huge increase in “21” play. Lawton said that’s a 173.2 percent increase over November 2017. That translates to a 32 percent hold percentage, double normal.
Susan C. Ford, born in Billings, MT on December 17, 1925 died in Fallon on December 21, 2018.
The Public Employees Retirement System petition for a rehearing of the decision ordering the system to match the names of retirees with how much they receive each month has been rejected by the Nevada Supreme Court.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY • At 5:49 p.m., Jonathan Jenkins, 37, was arrested on suspicion of felony drug violations after a traffic stop at Saliman and 5th Streets. After a field sobriety test, he was arrested on suspicion of DUI 1st offense alcohol. After a search of his vehicle, he was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of prescription drugs without a prescription. The arrest report states he had on his person and at his home more than 1,500 pills. He was arrested on suspicion of transporting a controlled substance, possession for sales and possession, all felonies. He was also arrested on suspicion of traffic violations. Total bail in the case was set at $31,115.
Russell L. Dillon, 75, died December 25, 2018 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
This was a banner year for Nevada women not only in politics but in state government. Following the November elections, women will, for the first time in state history, hold a majority of the seats in the Nevada Assembly as well as four of the seven seats on the Nevada Supreme Court.
2: Carson City legalized recreational marijuana, so that residents over 21 years old no longer need a medical marijuana card to buy cannabis.
Eric Musselman uttered eight words Saturday night that have the potential to change the course of the Nevada Wolf Pack’s entire men’s basketball season.
RENO — Off-road vehicle enthusiasts are suing the U.S. Forest Service over the bistate sage grouse in Nevada and California, arguing that a protection plan enacted this year could increase fire danger across rangeland habitat of the bird already proposed for threatened status.
As a recipient in Fallon Ford-Toyota’s annual Pay It Forward program, Domestic Violence Intervention has never received more than $2,500. When Moessner, executive director of DVI, saw this year’s amount, she gasped and put her hands to her face. DVI received a $5,000 check from General Manager Tim Mitchell as co-owner Chris Henning looked on.
Churchill County Commissioners met for their final meeting of 2019 on Dec. 17 and took action on the following agenda items.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development has announced that residents in 15 of Nevada’s rural and frontier counties including Churchill County will gain access to healthcare through recently approved federal broadband grants.
Watson here and I’m ready to jump into a new year. Christmas was fun with all the goodies and excitement, but now it’s time to get in shape. Yes, in only six months it will be bathing suit weather. I actually swim in the buff, but I want to be buff if you get my drift.
Families received a Merry Christmas thanks to the generosity of residents who live in the Lahontan Valley and from the dedication of volunteers helping both the Wishing Tree and Toys for Kids (Toys for Tots) programs.
John L. Lane, 76, died November 20, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Duke moved to No. 1 after blowing out Kentucky in its season opener, only to lose the top spot two weeks later with a loss to Gonzaga in Maui.
The best team in the Mountain West keeps winning and continues to wonder what’s wrong.
RENO — Nobody said perfection was going to be easy. The Nevada Wolf Pack survived yet another scare Saturday afternoon at Lawlor Events Center, outlasting the Akron Zips, 68-62, in front of a crowd of 10,825.
Carson High’s David Remer had a goal of making it to the second day of the Reno Tournament of Champions. And since he made it to the second day, Remer decided to make the most of it.
Christmas is only three days away, so I imagine all of you have your Christmas wish lists all filled out. Folks in the racing world do as well, but I’m afraid a few might end up with the motorsports equivalent of a lump of coal in their fireproof Nomex stocking.
Carson High’s David Remer met a gaol he set at the beginning of the season by making the second day of the prestigious Reno Tournament of Champions, one of the nation’s toughest wrestling events.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Friday released his budget recommendations for Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak to consider. The list includes major increases in some areas, especially in Health and Human Services, that are outside of state control.
The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada has approved NV Energy’s three-year plan to effectively double the utility’s renewable energy portfolio. Under the plan, NV Energy will spend about $66 million a year to build more than 1,000 megawatts of new solar power. That’s a 30 percent increase over current spending.
Dale R. Riekenberg, 66, died December 18, 2108 in Indian Hills. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Thomas L. Henderson, 65, of Washoe Valley, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Carson Tahoe Hospital.
The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange board approved its annual report to the governor and Legislature on Thursday, emphasizing the importance of moving from the federal healthcare platform to a state-operated exchange.
Robin E. Carney, 62, died December 18, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Mary E. Rucker, 96, died December 18, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-88-21766.
The Carson Senator girls’ alpine ski team finished fourth Tuesday at Kirkwood Mountain Resort in the second Tahoe Basin Ski League meet of the season.
Dwayne E. Wayment “Slim”, passed away on November 26, 2018 at home in Fallon, Nevada after battling cancer.
Diane Goodin, 79, passed away from complications of cancer treatment on December 13, 2018, just a few weeks shy of her 80th birthday. Her brave battle began in February and she will now end this year resting in peace. In her final weeks, Diane was blessed with phone calls and visits from many dear friends and family members. She was surrounded by her loving children at the time of her death.
Nevada Attorney General-elect Aaron Ford said Thursday he was pleased to see the Congress pass a significant criminal justice reform bill.
Dee Dee Foremaster, executive director of the Rural Center for Independent Living, was so impressive with her presentation on the stark realities of homelessness in Carson City at last week’s Carson City Democratic Men’s Committee luncheon she’s been asked for an encore at the Christmas Eve luncheon on Monday. Instead of accepting donations toward the office rent, donations will be taken for the Rural Center for Independent Living and Do Drop In.
The Nevada Wolf Pack is projected by ESPN as a No. 2 seed in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament. It would be the lowest seed ever for a Wolf Pack team in the tournament by three spots (No. 5 in 2006). Be careful what you wish for, Wolf Pack fans.
5/22/1947 – 12/6/2018 Diane Linda Miller 71, of Grants Pass died Dec. 6, 2018 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center. Diane a 30 year resident of Carson City was very active in many services to the community.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada is now home to more than 3 million people.
Beverly Jeanne Farnsworth, 86, passed away due to dementia, December 13, 2018 at Highland Manor in Fallon, Nevada, where she had been a resident for the last year and a half.
John Robert Helton, 71, of Fallon, Nevada passed away peacefully at Renown Hospital in Reno, Nevada on Monday, December, 17, 2018 with his wife Penny by his side.
Alice Faye Fecanin, 83, passed away on December 16, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The Legislative Counsel Bureau is asking for a 7.1 percent increase in its budget to a total of $72.4 million for the coming biennium. That’s separate from the $15 million contained in the proposed Senate Bill 1 that will pay for the 2019 legislative session.
Natalie Anderson is enjoying her “time off” after helping the University of Tampa volleyball team win the NCAA Division II National Championship earlier this month.
RENO — Second-year Nevada football coach Jay Norvell announced the signing of 17 players to National Letters of Intent on the opening day of the early signing period on Wednesday. Combined with four grayshirts — student-athletes who signed last year and who will enroll at Nevada next month — the class consists of 21 players for the Wolf Pack
Nevada’s loss is Idaho’s gain as two Churchill County High School athletes signed letters of intent Wednesday to play football in the Gem State.
All I want for Christmas is Just Cause 4 Gold Edition and PS4 and Fallout 76 for PS4 and Just Cause 4 is for Xbox.
I have noticed a nearly unstoppable behavior trend that emerges when I visit my parents. I try time and time again to combat it, usually to no avail. This behavior manifests tenfold during a holiday, rendering me a mere pawn in its conquest of my actions. I am talking, of course, about overeating.
Watson here and I just want you to know this is my most favorite time of the year. Our home is always filled with the delicious aromas of mom’s cookies and bread. Another big bonus is we have lots of packages coming in the mail that smell heavenly.
After picking up its first league win of the season, the Lady Wave basketball team dominated North Valleys, 63-24, on Saturday at the Elmo Dericco Gymnasium.
Four points. That’s all that stood away from the Greenwave boys basketball team hitting the century mark in points as its high-octane offense dominated North Valleys, 96-69, on Saturday at the Elmo Dericco Gymnasium.
Schools are out until the second week of January, and all government offices — federal, state, county and city — will be closed Tuesday for Christmas and Jan. 1 for New Year’s.
100 Years Ago Doing Good Work In War-“The English church army is doing a noble work in the war,” was the message received in this county by the Episcopal Church from the Church of England.
Going against some of the best competition in the north region, the Greenwave wrestlers crowned two champions in the Wiley Dobbs Invitational on Saturday in Twin Falls, Idaho.
We wanted to take this opportunity to convey our sincere appreciation to you, our most valued patients, whom we have had the immense pleasure of providing dental care to, and to those who have utilized our services during this past year, we wish you peace and goodwill. Thank you for investing in one of your most valuable possessions, your dental health.
During the past 50 years, both Cari Norcutt and Mike Berney said Fallon experienced growth that more than doubled the city’s population.
FERNLEY — It was a day of honor and remembrance around the world for almost 2 million veterans.
Earlier this month an exhibition in the Oats Park Art Center’s E.L. Wiegand Gallery opened for Miya Hannan, and an artist’s talk and reception for Hannan will be held Jan. 19 from 5-7 p.m. Her talk begins at 7:30 p.m.
A majority of the Nevada Supreme Court this week overturned the district court order requiring disclosure of details about the planned execution of Scott Dozier including the identity of the attending physician.
A total of 83,647 people enrolled in health insurance plans through the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange. That number is down about 7,356 from the number who enrolled a year ago but Executive Director Heather Korbulic said despite the enormous uncertainty from Washington, D.C., the exchange was able to help thousands of Nevadans find and enroll in health plans. And the vast majority of them — some 82 percent — receive a federal subsidy to help them cover the monthly premiums.
Epic Rides is offering a community discount night for all of its mountain bike events in its 2019 series, including the Carson City Off Road event.
Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak has promoted deputy budget director Susan Brown to the position of budget director. She’ll be in charge of working with executive branch agencies to prepare the executive budget.
Longtime Fallon resident Edna G. Miller, age 77, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at Renown Hospital from complications related to Alzheimer’s Disease and a sudden pulmonary embolism
Janie E. Young, 89, passed away December 14, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
February 5, 1933 ~ December 11, 2018 On December 11, 2018 Edith “Miss Mike” Rae Griffin was brought home by the Lord. Family was with her when she passed. She was 85 years old.
August 2, 1932 ~ December 17, 2018 James Ronald Dalbey was born on August 2, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, and passed away on December 17, 2018 in Reno, Nevada.
As part of the annual “Click it or Ticket” campaign, western Nevada law enforcement issued 534 citations from 455 traffic stops this year. And while that campaign ended Dec. 2, Nevada Highway Patrol public information officer Matt McLaughlin said the push to prevent impaired driving through the holiday season is already under way.
Lynda Lee Laguzza, 73 of Carson City passed away on December 16, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 888-68000
Dwayne Dale Leslie, 89 of Carson City passed away on December 16, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 888-68000
Marjorie Joy Hoffecker, 92 of Carson City past TRE resident passed away on December 14, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 888-6800
Julia Marie Ruiz, 56 of Carson City passed away on December 12, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 888-68000
Larry Keith Smith, 75 of Carson City passed away on December 12, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 888-68000
SPARKS — Northern Nevada celebrated a crowning achievement Monday night with the ribbon cutting for a new $47 million state veterans home.
This is the last holiday season to shop at Carson City Art Gallery and Pottery. The store located in the historic building at the corner of Curry and 2nd streets downtown since August 2016 is closing after Christmas Eve. Until then, work done by roughly 50 local artists — from jewelry to pottery to paintings — will be on sale for 10-50 percent off. Shelves, bookcases and display cases used to display the art will also be on sale, too.
Eric Musselman always needs something to worry about, tinker with and fix when it concerns his Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada has become the first state in the country with an overall female-majority Legislature.
Larry Allen Miller, 60, passed away on December 16, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Betty M. Quillian, 83, died December 15, 2018 in Carson City, NV. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March.
Betty Hussman passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 29 at the age of 96, surrounded by her son, loved caregivers and friends.
Gloria Lynn Grant, 56, passed away on December 11, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
RENO — The University of Nevada athletics department announced on Monday the fifth sellout of the season for the No. 6-ranked Wolf Pack men’s basketball team.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s outgoing Republican Attorney General Adam Laxalt and his Democratic successor Aaron Ford said Monday that despite their partisan differences on issues like the Obama health law, most of the office’s work is apolitical and the transition between their administrations will be smooth.
Sallyann Warfield, 66, passed away on December 16, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
A woman accused of running a secret prostitution ring out of five houses in Las Vegas has been stopped from collecting more than $18,000 from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to pay her lawyers in a legal action.
July 16, 1944 – December 11, 2018 Danny Hickey was born July 16, 1944, at Saint Mary’s hospital in Reno to Jimmy and Grace Oxoby Hickey and left this life on December 11, 2018 in Carson City.
As his first permanent staff assignment, Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak has announced he’s retaining Kat Miller as Veterans Services director.
The Nevada Wolf Pack remained perfect last week and on top of this week’s Nevada Appeal Mountain West men’s basketball rankings.
Alex Wells won the title at 160 pounds to lead the Carson High wrestling team at the Lovelock Mustang Invitational last weekend.
The University of Nevada men’s basketball team moved up to No. 6 from No. 7 in this week’s Associated Press poll.
Grand Master Chi Duong is back in Carson City after a trip halfway around the world to compete in the Poomsae Taekwondo 2018 World Championships.
It never feels good when the stock market heads south, and that’s what happened last week. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500), Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Nasdaq Composite all moved into correction territory, which means the indices have fallen 10 percent or more from their previous peaks.
Representatives from Naval Air Station Fallon and the U.S. Navy revealed their preferred plan on Wednesday to expand the training ranges to meet the need of modernizing war fighting capabilities.
In 2014, Paul Anderson was a lawmaker when the Nevada Legislature unanimously approved a $1.3 billion incentive package that successfully attracted Tesla and Panasonic to the Silver State for its Gigafactory east of Reno. Four years later, Anderson, now the director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, is all smiles at the economic growth and diversity that’s come from Tesla’s decision to call Northern Nevada home.
RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack was far from perfect Saturday night at Lawlor Events Center. But the end result was the same.
Andrew Clinger, senior advisor to Gov. Brian Sandoval, has been hired as the new chief financial officer for the Nevada System of Higher Education.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has approved spending $3.3 million to create four graduate medical education fellowship programs. The recommendation was made by the Graduate Medical Education task force and the money is contained in the state’s executive budget.
Richard Joseph Saunders, 79 of Carson City passed away on December 12, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Caleb Martin says the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team is becoming the rock stars of college basketball. The unbeaten 10-0, No. 7-ranked Wolf Pack, it seems, can’t go anywhere in public without meeting their fans. “I give a lot of credit to our fans who have been traveling to see us play, making us feel second to none on the road,” the senior said this week as the Pack prepared to play South Dakota State on Saturday at Lawlor Events Center. “We’re in the airports and we have a lot of fans cheering us on when we’re walking to the gate or getting off a plane. It’s crazy how our fan base is expanding.”
Ernie was born in San Diego, CA and went to grade school, high school and started his working career in the late 70’s working at a bike store in Pacific Beach, CA in San Diego County area. He then worked as a Manager through the 80’s and early 90’s at Meanley Hardware Store in La Jolla, CA. From the Early 90’s through 1996 he worked in the construction field, and in 1996 moved to Las Vegas, NV working at various retail positions selling construction tools.
Nancy Gail Hardy, age 81, of Minden, NV, passed away on December 3, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Funeral Home, 775-783-9312.
Gerard Theodore Hardy, 58, passed away on December 8, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
A short-handed Carson High wrestling team fell to Bishop Manogue, 51-30, on Wednesday. Carson didn’t have wrestlers at 106, 113, 126, 132, 138 and 145 pounds.
LAS VEGAS — Federal water managers are setting a Jan. 31 deadline for the seven Southwestern states that depend on the Colorado River to finalize unprecedented voluntary drought contingency plans they expect to have to enact in 2020.
Debi, age 51, passed peacefully in her sleep at St. Mary’s Hospital in Reno, NV from Metastatic Melanoma cancer. She battled this affliction bravely for one and a half years, never complaining and always worrying about everyone else first.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller is thanking his family and staff and touting the work of his office in a farewell speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate.
RENO — University of Nevada senior guard Lindsey Drew had right hip surgery on Wednesday and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season. Drew will redshirt and play his senior year in 2019-20 for the Wolf Pack.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada officials postponed until at least January submitting an end-of-year report to the governor about state efforts to fight federal proposals to bury the nation’s nuclear reactor waste north of Las Vegas.
James Hoffman Ruble, 77, passed away on December 12, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Financial Horizons Credit Union invites the community to participate in its Pennies Count Pay it Forward challenge by completing random acts of kindness for local nonprofit organizations or individuals in need of assistance.
A man was arrested after a vehicle pursuit involving the Carson City Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, according to a media release. Dakota Wenford Howell, 25 of Carson City was arrested as a result of the incident.
The Carson High boys and girls basketball teams lost to Reed on Tuesday. The CHS girls fell , 65-31, while the boys lost, 75-45.
Robert Gene Robertson, age 85, of Stagecoach, NV passed away on December 9, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
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Christopher Lee Wright, 28, of Carson City, Passed away on December 3, 2018, and is in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Pointing to the progress in dealing with issues ranging from rape test kits to military legal assistance and opioid addiction, outgoing Attorney General Adam Laxalt praised the efforts of his leadership team and staff
Eighteen months ago, dignitaries gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony to begin construction on a 96-bed, $47-million Northern Nevada State Veterans Home.
The Churchill County Commission met Friday to discuss or take action on the following agenda items:
Springs of Redemption Recovery Ranch located in Fallon is in need of canned and dry food and men’s work gloves and toiletries.
I recently thought about my relationship with Watson, the most adorable dog in the universe, and realized that he thinks I’m perfect except when I sleep in. I’m sure anyone who has ever had a dog is aware that their dog adores them. I only hope to live up to his expectations. When I observe dogs and the way they behave to other dogs, I think humans can learn a lot about how to behave civilly in an increasingly rude world.
The U.S. Navy will hold seven public meetings throughout Northern Nevada to inform the public about the proposed modernization of the Fallon Range Training Complex and the results contained in a draft environmental impact statement (EIS).
A segment of Fallon’s South Maine Street will be closed through spring as the Nevada Department of Transportation replaces an aging bridge.
First Woman Named Special Land Agent — The first women to be appointed special agent in the federal land of fice is Miss Felicia Cohn of Carson City, who reported on December 6 to M. D. McEniry, chief of the field division of the general land office in Denver and began her duties. Besides being the first women special agent, Miss Cohn is the first women lawyer to be a hearing agent for the government. She will handle land hearings in Colorado and Nevada. Churchill County Eagle, Dec. 14, 1918.
Fallon’s trio of returning state champs excelled on the mats in a weekend tournament in California.
Fallon’s 3A state championship football team dominates the all-state selections conducted by the coaches.
The Greenwave boys basketball team continued its perfect start with a dominating 74-41 win over Hug on Thursday at the Elmo Dericco Gym.
The Lady Wave basketball team continued thriving on the 4A portion of its schedule last week.
The Nevada Wolf Pack is no longer the biggest little secret in all of college basketball.
April 11,1947 - November 4, 2018 Mary Kathleen (Kathy) Harmer passed away November 4, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada.
The Interim Finance Committee was told on Tuesday the Secretary of State’s office and DMV are still trying to figure out how to implement the voter registration statute approved Nov. 6.
December is usually the best month of the year for the stock market. It has been since 1950, according to Randall Forsyth of Barron’s, but not so far this year.
Aug 14, 1930 - Dec 10, 2018 Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather Frank J. Leupp of Carson City passed away quietly at home on Monday, December 10, 2018.
Jan 10, 1938 - Nov 18, 2018 Tilton Bernard Zumwalt passed away peacefully at home in Carson City on November 18, 2018.
Erin Michael Hardy, 26, passed away December 6, 2018 in Stateline, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Guillermo Blanco, 80, died December 8, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Mar 03, 1953 - Dec 06, 2018 Dan S Leatham, a resident of Carson City for 33 years, returned to his Heavenly home on Dec. 6, 2018.
Robert Davis known to friends as “Rob” passed away peacefully at his home in Fallon, Nevada on Tuesday, December 4th. He was born in Appleton, Wisconsin to Horace and Elizabeth Davis on April 18th, 1937.
Joseph Summers had a huge game for the Carson High boys basketball team in its 74-59 win over Pacific Bay Christian at the Coach Wilson Memorial Tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif.
The Mountain West will be without one of its best players for at least a month.
Cemeteries spanning the world are paying their respects to thousands of veterans on Saturday as part of the Wreaths Across America day.
Richard McNeal of Carson City, NV, passed away on October 5, 2018. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Funeral Home.
Richard Lloyed, of Reno, NV, passed away on July 16, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of the Neptune Society.
Ann J. Van Hartogh-Kolbe, 77 of Stateline passed away on December 4, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800
Abel Castro-Bracamontes, 53 of Carson City, passed away on December 5, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
June 13, 1931 - November 29, 2018 Betty Jean Hood of Carson City, NV passed peacefully on 29 November 2018 at Carson Tahoe Hospital after a short illness.
As of the end of November, there were 306 fatalities in crashes on Nevada roads, streets and highways.
PHOENIX — Nevada had a short turnaround against a scrappy team with a loud fan base, even in what was technically a neutral-site game. The Wolf Pack stumbled out of the gate, had a hard time finding enough of an offensive rhythm to pull away.
As you may have noticed last week, it’s that time of year again — time to dig out the snow tires and chains, dig the ice scraper out of the trunk and put it in the map pocket, and pour the winter compound into the windshield washer reservoir. The weatherman tells us there may be more snow on the valley floor this coming week, so we all need to pay a little bit more attention to our driving. What separates racing drivers from the rest of us is their level of concentration.
The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled defense teams are entitled to criminal history information prosecutors get from sources the defense doesn’t have access to.
The Nevada Supreme Court says the statute giving the prosecution the power to prevent a district judge from assigning a potentially violent offender to veteran’s court is unconstitutional.
LOS ANGELES — Sixth-ranked Nevada played what might be its only ranked opponent of the regular season. The Wolf Pack knew a win could help bolster their case come March.
RENO — For the second time in five years, the University of Nevada will host the Mountain West Championship for the 2019 baseball season at Don Weir Field at Peccole Park. The Wolf Pack won the Mountain West regular-season title in 2018 after finishing with a 20-9 conference record.
Carol Ann Stricklin, 73, of Carson City, NV passed away November 22, 2018. Arrangement’s in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
Sheri Lynn Gregory, 58, passed away on December 5, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Felecia A. Hancock, 50, died December 7, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775--882-1766.
James Charles Clardy, 62, passed away on December 6, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
On December 1st, after a lengthy illness, Jilly passed away and has gone home to be with her Dad in heaven
The number of registered Nevada voters has continued to increase even after the Nov. 6 General Election. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske said the active voter rolls grew by 25,067 to a record 1,585,995 between the close of registration Oct. 18 and the end of November.
Are you excited about the Arizona Bowl matchup of Nevada’s Silver and Blue Wolves against the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Dec. 29? Of course you aren’t. Nobody in Arkansas, Nevada or even Arizona is excited about this game. That’s why kickoff is 10:15 a.m. on the CBS Sports Network. When ESPN doesn’t even want your bowl game, well, you know it’s meaningless.
The Public Employees Retirement System has again petitioned the Nevada Supreme Court to block the release of retiree payment records.
Delmas R. Thomas, born November 10, 1931 in Gentry, Arkansas to Hugh and Ethel Crowder Thomas.
John William Ide, 71 of Carson City, passed away on December 4, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
The Carson High wrestling team had an impressive showing on Wednesday in a 46-29 win over Galena.
RENO — The Bureau of Land Management released its final plan for sage-grouse protection and again the plan doesn’t include sagebrush focal areas which originally set aside 10 million acres of federal lands across six states for sage-grouse habitat.
After a long struggle with dementia, Martha Darlene (Keener) (Charles) Weaver passed away on November 21, 2018.
Gift receipts: Always ask for a gift receipt. This way, the recipient can return or exchange a gift if it’s not just right. Warranty information: Inquire about the store’s return policy and warranty information before purchasing. Also, be sure to pass along any information about returns, exchanges, repairs and warranties to the person who will use the item.
Sandra Lee Blankenship, 62 of Mound House, passed away on December 3, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Jack Theodore Fautz, age 91 of Carson City, Nevada passed away on November 30, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funeral & Cremation, 775-888-6800.
Billy Vance Beil, 87 of Carson City, passed away on November 30, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Lauretta Diane Moffitt, 78 passed away on December 02, 2018 in Carson City. Arrangements are in the care of Nevada Funeral Services, 775-883-5500.
Robert Michael Schultz, age 71, passed away on November 29, 2018 at his home in Hazen, NV.
Philip Winiker, age 61, of Carson City, NV passed away on November 29, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
June 26, 1984 - November 19, 2018 On November 19th, 2018, the Earth said goodbye to a father, son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew, and friend. Daniel
Christine Cordova, 86, of Carson City Nevada passed away at her home December 4, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley will be caring for her arrangements, 775-882-4965.
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development issued a report Wednesday saying there were 7,059 people working in the Tesla/Panasonic gigafactory east of Reno as of June 30. In addition, GOED officials say the project has resulted in an additional 8,200 jobs in other local businesses thanks to the estimated $6.6 billion investment those companies made.
Nevada’s Supreme Court and Appellate Court had a total of 2,935 case filings in fiscal 2018 and, according to its annual report, disposed of 2,695 of those cases.
George F. Stiehler, 91, passed away on December 4, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved a land deal that will move the Nevada State Historical Society to downtown Reno into what was originally the Reno Gazette Journal building on Second Street. “It’s going to be fabulous to have a museum in downtown Reno,” said Gov. Brian Sandoval.
The Sierra Lutheran boys basketball team rolled to a 67-19 win over Smith Valley on Tuesday. The Falcons led 16-6 after one quarter, 38-10 at halftime and 57-19 after three quarters before holding the Bulldogs scoreless in the fourth quarter.
Jill Derby, former Democratic congressional candidate, one-time chair of the Nevada State Democratic Party, and long-time chair of the NSHE Board of Regents, will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon. The topic of her presentation is Gerrymandering: Why state legislative races will matter as much in 2020 as races for the White House and Congress.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 12:40 p.m., a 32-year-old woman and her 31-year-old friend were arrested on suspicion of malicious destruction of property for allegedly slashing the tire of her ex-boyfriend’s vehicle in the parking lot of the Jackpot Casino.
September’s taxable sales increased 2.5 percent to a total of $5.07 billion. Taxation Director Bill Anderson said that’s the 99th consecutive month of increases over the same month a year ago.
Nevada has filed suit to block a federal plan to ship weapons grade plutonium to the Nevada National Security Site in Southern Nevada.
The holidays have arrived and in a big way, Friday is the downtown tree lighting. There will be cocoa, cookies and fireworks. Watson loves to go because he can always find someone who will share their cookie. Unfortunately, when the fireworks start, he is scared silly and becomes frantic. To minimize his stress, we avoid any venues that feature shooting or fireworks.
Although Nevada’s military veterans had a whirlwind tour of Washington, D.C.’s memorials and monuments dedicated to the nation’s wars and events, they said their recent three-day trip to the east coast made them proud of their service.
It doesn’t have the same look as the previous state championship teams, but that’s not a bad thing.
Rising high on the city’s iconic Maine Street, the white fir tree towers over downtown Fallon, ready to spread good tidings to all Friday night at the annual tree-lighting ceremony.
The Greenwave’s Sean McCormick was the heart and soul of this year’s state championship 3A football team.
The Churchill County Commission held its second meeting of November last week.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a female found at her residence at the 900 block of Armstrong Lane in south Carson City. The female has been identified as 60-year-old Diane Lester.
There’s plenty of holiday cheer to go around this week with activities ranging from the annual Christmas Home Tour to an evening at the Oats Park Arts Center.
Recently, stocks have delivered a wild ride. During Thanksgiving week, U.S. stock markets took investor uncertainty on the chin, suffering a 3.8 percent drop, which was the worst performance in eight months. Then, last week, stocks reversed course. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and the Nasdaq Composite delivered their strongest weekly gains in seven years, reported Ben Levisohn of Barron’s.
100 Years Ago It Is Said Influenza Again Troubles Reno-Reports come from Reno to the effect that influenza has taken a new start and that the schools are closed.
Barbara Ann Kepley, 82, passed away on November 30, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are under the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Don’t you dare call Eric Musselman old, tired, worn out or past his expiration date.
Elaine Kathleen Roberts, age 64, of Carson City, Nevada passed away on December 2, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals and Cremations, 775- 888-6800.
July 19, 1999 - November 11, 2018 Jacob, Beloved son and grandson. You have gone where fear cannot find you. Jacob is survived by his mother Sheila Cartwright, brother Jeremiah, his grand parents, Terry & Teresa Tussey, father Brady and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Rest in Peace Jake We love you so much.
Helen Elizabeth Hussman, age 96 of Minden, Nevada passed away on November 29, 2018. Arrangements are in the care of Autumn Funerals and Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Maureen Muzzio, 68, died November 30, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Dec 24, 1949 - Nov 23, 2018 Judy passed away on Nov 23rd, 2018. She loved our cat Buddy and our dog Trexi. She leaves behind her husband Mike Walsh who loves her very much. She will always be missed
Miles Construction, a diversified Northern Nevada general contractor, has named James Feser as project manager and Eduardo Nava as project engineer, both in the company’s commercial construction division. Feser has a broad range of construction experience including project management and engineering roles for several master planned communities. Prior to joining Miles, he was facilities manager for the Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau. He received his bachelor of technology degree in construction management from Western Nevada College.
Pamela J. Free, 74, died November 29, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY • At 8:55 a.m., a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI 1st offense after he was stopped for speeding at Carson Street and Fairview Drive. Bail was set at $1,050.
The governor and legislature will have $8,843,915,028 in General Fund cash to spend in the upcoming two-year budget. The Economic Forum approved that total after a four-hour hearing Monday. It represents an increase of $590.7 million over the current budget.
The Nevada Wolf Pack is leaving even its normally loquacious coach Eric Musselman a bit speechless these days.
Numbers have rarely been in their favor but that hasn’t prevented the Greenwave wrestling team from causing chaos in the 3A.
Chance Smith was among the leaders for the Carson High football team when it came to postseason honors. Smith was an Northern 4A second team choice and Sierra League first team selection as a running back for the Senators.
Melinda Dawn Hiibel, 40 of Fallon, NV, formerly from Iowa City, Iowa lost her hard-fought battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
Join Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski for “Breakfast with Brad” on Friday, Dec. 7 beginning at 7 a.m. at the Cracker Box restaurant. Any Carson City resident is welcome to attend. The coffee get togethers are a great opportunity for people to ask questions about city issues as well as share ideas and concerns with Brad.
The Carson High wrestling team had a solid showing at the Fallon Duals over the weekend, finishing with a 5-3 record.
Carson High graduate Natalie Anderson and the University of Tampa volleyball team won the NCAA Division II national title on Saturday, beating Western Washington 21-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-23, 15-11 in the championship match in Pittsburgh.
NEW YORK — Michigan has climbed to No. 5 in the latest AP Top 25 poll after impressive wins against ranked opponents.
RENO — RE/MAX Realty Affiliates has announced agent Laura Moline, located in the Gardnerville office, placed 35th on the RE/MAX Top 100 Individual Agents list. The RE/MAX Top 100 lists individual agents in the United States with the highest residential commissions from January to September 2018.
And it’s a wrap! The 2018 racing season is officially over for all the top-level professional motorsports organizations. The Formula One race at Abu Dhabi last Sunday was a bit of an anti-climax, as both the drivers’ and constructors’ championships had previously been settled.