Maria Luisa Servin, 69, passed away on July 31, 2018 in Sparks, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The Carson City Council of the Navy League of the United States will hold this quarter’s dinner and meeting on Aug. 15 at the Gold Dust West Hotel and Casino in Carson City.
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. – Since the Presidential Forum in 1997, the annual Lake Tahoe Summit has become an important yearly gathering of federal, state, and local leaders dedicated to restoring and sustaining Lake Tahoe as one of our most precious environmental treasures.
Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold “Breakfast with Brad” on Friday, Aug. 3, from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Cracker Box restaurant.
The Comstock Democratic Club of Dayton will move its next monthly meeting to Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Community Room of the Dayton Valley Branch Library.
David E. Baker, 63, passed away on July 30, 2018 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The PGA Tour returns to Reno this weekend for its 20th year. The Barracuda Championship begins Thursday at Montreux Golf & Country Club. A $3.4 million purse will be awarded when the field takes aim during the Modified Stableford format tournament. The winner is scheduled to take home $612,000.
Silver Oak Golf Course will hold its 20th anniversary celebration from Aug. 6-10.
The Carson Valley Desert Brushes will meet Thursday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Carson City Fire Station No. 12, located at 3620 N. Sunridge Drive in Carson City.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office asks for the public’s help locating a missing person.
A Wilderness First Aid class is being offered by Bobbie Foster, of Foster Calm, on Aug. 25 and 26 at the Nature Conservancy’s Whit Hall Interpretive Center on Genoa Lane.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI, is offering a free education program for family, friends and significant others of military service members and veterans with mental health conditions.
Sally Jean Hammett, 72, died July 26, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
A New Jersey company has agreed to pay a $150,000 fine to Nevada gaming regulators for violating the law by approving a cash wagering system for casinos but never doing the required testing.
April 9, 1962 - June 12, 2018 Eric as most of us knew him by passed away on June 12th 2018 at the very young age of 56 at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center from medical complications.
The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled prison officials aren’t providing inmates with a healthy diet.
John Leroy VanValen, 81, passed away on July 30, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Cahpel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Burton Cobb, age 95, of Carson City, NV passed away on July 26, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home. 775-882-2644.
Watson here and I just cannot believe that my mom thinks I’m getting catty. I looked up catty and it means being subtly or indirectly insulting. I guess I better explain myself before I get into deep doo-doo. Here’s what is happening every single night.There’s a gang of spy cats who wait until really late when mom and dad are in bed, and then they sneak up to our front windows and peer in. That’s not all.
Charles E. “Bert” Miller will be known as a dedicated pillar of the community, and for his commitment as a fireman for 35 years. Yet, few outside his church and community service knew of his devotion and love for his family.LuDene, her two sons Michael, 33, and Brian, 28, and daughter Heidi (Ayers), 31, along with their spouses, sat down with me for more than an hour this week to talk about their beloved Bert, who died Sunday after being fatally shot in church.
The second free In-the-Park at Oats Park’s Centennial Stage is around the corner.
The Churchill County Commission will meet Thursday at 8:15 a.m. for its first meeting of August. The agenda includes the following items:
The Churchill Economic Development Authority’s Business Council monthly breakfast on Aug. 8 will focus on the area’s workforce outlook.
As a linebacker playing for one of the top high school football teams in Nevada, Kyle Van Noy menaced opposing offenses and led McQueen to the state 4A title in 2008.
If you’re a single woman, most of your financial challenges and aspirations may resemble those of single men. Men and women face the same economic stress factors of modern life, and both groups have similar financial goals, such as the ability to retire comfortably. But women still face specific obstacles. You need to be aware of these challenges – and do everything you can to overcome them.
As mentioned last week, places throughout Nevada have been the subject of a number of amazing yarns, many perpetuated by 19th century newspaper writers, who often concocted these tall tales to amuse their bored readers.One of the more famous whoppers was written by the legendary Virginia City journalist William Wright, who worked at the Territorial Enterprise and wrote under the name, Dan De Quille
Three members of Fallon’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1002 each gave Oasis Academy fifth graders a different perspective of their experience with the military and how it has affected them.Vietnam veteran Mike Terry, who served in the U.S. Navy, organizes local student essay and speech contests and teacher-of-the-year applications for patriotic educators. Along with fellow Vietnam veteran Richard “Mac” McLean and Melissa Nusi, a wife of a Navy veteran and current president of the VFW post’s auxiliary, Terry said he wanted to give students an overview of military service.
The annual Fallon Community Day will have a new twist for this year’s event, which is Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at Oats Park.
County officials received bad news regarding the second phase of the Interstate 11 corridor at a public meeting Thursday when the Nevada Department of Transportation said it favors two routes that end at Interstate 80 near Fernley.
Trustees selected a new principal for Churchill County High School on Thursday at their July school board meeting.
Here’s the good news: Corporate earnings have been strong. As of July 20, 17 percent of the companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index had reported second quarter results. More than 85 percent of those companies reported positive earnings surprises, according to FactSet, which means they earned more than expected. “It appears the lower tax rate is more than offsetting the impact of rising costs,
LAS VEGAS — A maker of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl joined a bid Monday to block the use of its product in what would be the first execution in Nevada in more than 12 years using a three-drug combination never before tried in any state.
Kick up your dancing shoes and enjoy the live music of Dan & Nadine at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive, on Friday, August 3rd, 6-9 p.m.
LAKE TAHOE, Nev. – Learn how to handle wildlife encounters, whether it be while camping, hiking or in your own backyard. Join the Nevada Department of Wildlife’s Urban Wildlife Coordinator for a lesson on what to do and how to react to wild animals; from raccoons and coyotes to bears and mountain lions.
Qualcon Contractors is tentatively planning to do some repaving at the Fay-Luther Trailhead on Thursday and Friday, August 2 and 3, if the weather is favorable.
Carson City history and stories about the Foreman and Roberts families who lived in the historic house at 1207 N. Carson St. will be presented during a free, docent led tour.
Just what is Carson City lacking when it comes to keeping dollars at home? The Buxton Leakage Study — a study of unmet demand of products locals may buy elsewhere — commissioned by Carson City in 2015 shows we are self-sufficient with a few minor “holes.”
The collegiate softball recruiting trip has taken a full circle in Fallon.
Men dominate the membership on state boards and commissions, but a revived Nevada Commission on Women is working to increase the number of females. A preliminary survey of 782 boards and commissions on the Internet shows 60 percent are males and 40 percent are women.
Four groups supporting clean and renewable energy have come out against passage of Nevada Question 3, the energy choice initiative. They are the Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project and Western Resource Advocates.
The Mountain West’s media have picked the Nevada Wolf Pack football team to finish fourth in the West Division this year. Don’t let that discourage you. There are, after all, not many things in sports less meaningful than preseason media rankings.
The racing was fast and furious at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday night. Thanks to an anonymous donor, the Hobby Stock purse was $800. Rocky Goetz of Dayton won the main going away, with a three second margin of victory over Sun Valley driver Rick Miller
More than 1,000 mourners attended a funeral service Friday and many more lined the procession route to pay their final respects to a Fallon fireman who was fatally shot in church Sunday afternoon.
The commission studying Nevada’s public defender system was told on Friday the state needs an independent Indigent Defense Commission to ensure the rights of defendants without much money are protected. At present, David Carroll of the Sixth Amendment Center said there’s no one doing that.
The Golden State isn’t so golden anymore. Californians are fleeing the state in droves, according to reports from the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Legislative Analyst Office. And, many are showing a preference for silver choosing to relocate to the Silver State where, presently, living is a bit more affordable and taxes are lower, though one does not know for how much longer since Californians have a knack for bringing with them the very issues from which they are fleeing, creating a pseudo California.
The Nevada Hot Shots 18 and under softball team lived up to its name by posting a 15-2 record through a gauntlet of 17 games over six days in two high-powered tournaments.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday agreed with District Judge James Wilson that Gary Schmidt wasn’t a lawful resident of State Senate District 16. Schmidt ran against incumbent Ben Kieckhefer in the Republican primary but Wilson ruled he wasn’t actually a resident because the Reindeer Lodge he claimed as his home was uninhabitable.
Joan Marie Swisher, 82, passed away on July 19, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Jeanette C. Morris, 85, passed away on July24, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are un der the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for assistance in identifying a gaming ticket thief. Shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday, a customer at Casino Fandango attempted to cash out winnings from a slot machine. When the slot machine malfunctioned, the customer went to find an attendant. The slot machine then printed out the gaming ticket.
Even high school students in Fallon can address international issues. That is one of the messages to be delivered at the second annual LEAD Green Leadership Summit scheduled Aug. 3-4 at Churchill County High School.
RENO — Legal marijuana sales in Nevada set another monthly record in May and are approaching the $500 million mark for the fiscal year.
It is with great sadness that the family of George Edson McCarrell announces his passing after a brief illness, on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at the age of 71 years.
Carson City- Inez Miller-Alkire, 87 passed in her home, late Wednesday evening, July 18th with her partner and friends near.
LAS VEGAS — Gov. Brian Sandoval is on a two-week trip to Africa for a trade mission. Sandoval’s spokeswoman Mary-Sarah Kinner said the Republican governor arrived in Accra, Ghana on Wednesday for meetings with the U.S. Ambassador to Ghana and officials from the mining and gaming industry.
LAS VEGAS — A court-ordered delay of Nevada’s first execution in 12 years over a drug company’s bid to block the use of its product could have a ripple effect in the other 30 states that allow capital punishment, experts said Thursday.
A status hearing for a longtime Fallon resident charged with first-degree murder was held Thursday in New River Township Justice of the Peace.
SVN Gold Dust Commercial Associates’ Tom Johnson and Jack Brower recently closed on two properties in Carson City. Johnson represented the buyer and Brower represented the seller in the transactions of an industrial and commercial site.
Northern Nevada athletes had an excellent effort at the USA Special Olympics recently held in Seattle. Curt Allen, a 31-year-old swimmer from Gardnerville, won two gold medals for Team Nevada. Carson City’s Katie Fried, 28, also had an excellent meet in swimming, winning gold in freestyle and silver in individual medley.
Sheriff Kenny Furlong is asking public help in finding the vandals who have been stealing flags and even yard ornaments in the Silver Oak area. “It’s an ongoing thing,” he said. “The predominant thing being taken is flags and the victims of this are really, really ticked off.”
Foster care training is planned from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 10-12 at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, Aspen Auditorium B, located on the lower level of the 1600 Medical Parkway facility.
The Carson City Chamber of Commerce said to be a successful leader today, you must know your community, and the best way to get full insight into your community is by enrolling in the Leadership Institute Class of 2019.
Firefighters have a fraternity that few understand. They put their lives on the line, wondering what each fire call will bring. They enjoy the camaraderie of being a member of the department and, as volunteers, train hard to make their community a safer place in which to live.
The Fernley Republican Women will hold its annual yard sale from 7 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. Aug. 10 and 11 at 1105 Sage St. in Fernley.
The 5th annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament — a four-person scramble with men’s, women’s, mixed division and senior flights — is set for Sept. 15 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
On July 23, 2018 our beloved husband, father and “Grampie” Charles Elbridge Parker, 90, of Fallon, Nevada passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.
Mary Schexnayder, 96, passed away on July 23, 2018 in Sparks, Nevada. Arrange,ments are under the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Richard Swanson told the Northern Nevada Development Authority on Wednesday his office exists to help Nevada and other western U.S. businesses get into international trade. Swanson is director of the Pacific South Network of the U.S. Commerce Department’s U.S. & Foreign & Commercial Service.
Oct 29, 1939 - July 17, 2018 Harold Wayne Bailey, a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, entered into life 10-29-1939 in Montgomery, AL to Eula Mae (Rhodes) and Roscoe Horace Bailey. H
Tami Elon McFall Raynolds, age 51 passed away July 18, 2018 in Reno after a 20 year battle with M.S.
Chautauquan and noted local historian Michael Fischer will portray Heinrich Friedrich Dangberg Sr. in a free presentation at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 10 a.m.
More than 100 people attended an interfaith vigil Tuesday at the Laura Mills Park gazebo in near 100-degree temperatures to remember Fallon resident Charles E. “Bert” Miller and bring comfort to the community.
The Fernley Republican Women (FRW) held its annual Member Reception on July 17.
For Krysta Palmer, it’s all about going for it. “I went for it,” said Palmer about taking on the world competition in diving this summer. The end result was winning her second straight medal at the World Cup, a fifth place finish in the World Cup in the 3-meter springboard and two more medals at two European Grand Prix events.
The ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada said its mission is to ensure all people have the opportunities to make the American dream come true for them.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 1:03 a.m., a 30-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI 1st alcohol after a traffic stop at John and Stewart streets for failure to use a turn signal. She was also arrested on suspicion of the traffic violation and held in lieu of $1,025 bail.
A Fallon man was indicted Wednesday on first-degree murder and two other counts after appearing in the New River Township Justice Court.
Michael Hesseltine, 63, of Nacogdoches, Texas, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018 in Nacogdoches, Texas. Arrangements are in the care of Laird Funeral Home, 936-569-1366.
Local seniors are invited to learn how to sing and dance to favorite musical theater numbers during a free class rolling out in September.
Former tribal court judge and pro tem Justice of the Peace Karl Neathammer will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon.
Upon retiring, many people relocate to enjoy a more favorable climate, or to be closer to grown children, or to live in an area they’ve visited and enjoyed. If you, too, are thinking of moving someday, you’ll want to study possible locations, but you also need to be aware that where you eventually decide to live can greatly affect your savings and investment strategies — both now and during your retirement.
Thirty-two members of Fallon’s High Desert Grange came together over the weekend of July 14 to complete their yearly community service project by beautifying Rye Patch Reservoir.
Yesterday I found myself giggling over an old Peanuts comic strip. Snoopy was always my favorite character because he played baseball, carried his dish around and kissed Lucy. Snoopy is no puppy because the comic strip was first published in 1950. In dog years he’s long gone, but in my memory he lives on.
The Supreme Court of Nevada recognized Senior Judge Archie E. Blake for his 30 years of service to Nevada judiciary at a recognition event July 19 in Carson City.
The fifth annual community reunion is set for Aug. 17-19. Alumni of all schools, teachers, support staff, families and friends are encouraged to attend.
Maybe it’s all the wide open space, which can sometimes cause the mind to imagine things, but for some reason Nevada has been the subject of a number of outlandish legends over the years.
A series of public hearings to discuss the corridor selection for Interstate 11 are slated for Thursday in Fernley and Fallon, two communities that may benefit from the new four-lane highway.
Two new exhibits will open Aug. 4 at the Oats Park Arts Center: Kirk Robertson’s “Homage to Collage: Mixed Media Works from Three Decades” and Jay Schmidt’s “The Middle of Nowhere: Recent Sculptures, Paintings and Collaborations.”
Downtown Carson City’s newest restaurant is holding a soft opening at 11 a.m. Friday. Gather, owned by local attorney Angela Bullentini Wolf, is opening at 402 S. Carson St., at the corner of Telegraph Street, in the building long known as the Horseshoe Club.
The Eagle Valley Women’s Golf Club sponsored a membership appreciation day on July 18. Members were treated to breakfast and lunch in addition to several raffle prizes. Winners of the 2-Gal 9-hole alternate shot and 9-hole scramble event were:
Richard E. Dillie, 88, died July 17, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Mr. Willie Beach (Buddy), age 87, of Carson City, Nevada passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018. Funeral arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
Jeanne Moore, 100 years old, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018. Arrangements are under the trusted care of Walton’s Funerals & Cremations, 775-783-9312.
LAS VEGAS — Boise State was chosen to finish atop the Mountain Division, while two-time Mountain West champion Fresno State was predicted to win the West Division title, as announced Tuesday by the Mountain West at its annual Media Summit, being held at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
LAS VEGAS — A plan to restart a licensing process to store nuclear waste at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain site appears to be dormant for at least the next year.
Single lane closures will be in place on Pasture Road (State Route 120) in Fallon beginning July 30 as the Nevada Department of Transportation resurfaces the roadway.
Jessica Marie Talbot of Carson City graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Washington State University.
The Friends of the Nevada State Museum is presenting “A Night With Notorious Nevadans,” an event offering the chance to spend an evening with some of the characters who helped shape the state.
Evergreen Gene’s is offering an early start on Christmas decoration shopping at its Christmas in July event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 28.
The strength of a community is measured in its residents. A candlelight vigil at the Laura Mills Park gazebo to remember Charles E. “Bert” Miller, who was fatally shot Sunday afternoon after a sacrament service at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, brought people together from all faiths to show their support not only for his family but also for the firefighters who served with the Fallon native.
Sometimes taking the back roads leads to a discovery. If you take the scenic route between Carson City and Reno, there are some cool places to hike. A great place to discover is Davis Creek Regional Park in Washoe Valley on Old U.S. 395 South.
If I could rewind and redo this lifetime I would make a few changes. I would stretch out and prolong my childhood. The winter months would need to be warmed up some. The summer days I would savor as long as possible. While I’m creating this fantasy, I would just stay young, free and in love forever!
A vigil for Charles E. “Bert” Miller will be held Tuesday afternoon beginning at 3 p.m. at Laura Mills Park near the gazebo.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY At 12:50 a.m., Ashley Passi, 36, was charged with felony interfering with a witness reporting a crime and two counts of misdemeanor battery. Deputies were called to Walmart on a report of a female customer being aggressive and rude to customers.
Oct 13, 1936 - Jul 15, 2018 We said goodbye to an amazing man Sunday, July 15th when John Phillip Gaskill made his way to the heavens to be greeted by his wife, Nancy and his son, John. B
Charles Everett “Bert” Miller tragically passed on July 22, 2018. Bert was born in Fallon, Nevada, on July 28, 1956, to Charlie Gardner and June Baird Miller.
Hope Crossing Community Church, 1505 Railroad Drive in Carson City, will host a free concert on Aug. 1 featuring its music ministry when the doors open at 6:30 and the main concert with The Craguns at 7 p.m.
A Fallon man was charged Monday with one count of murder and one count of battery with substantial harm after killing a fellow church member Sunday during a sacrament meeting at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on East Richards Street.
LAS VEGAS — A Nevada sheriff said authorities still don’t have a clue why an out-of-work nurse blew up a friend’s house two years ago in the tiny Southern Nevada town of Panaca. Friday marked the two-year anniversary of the bomb attack, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.
Gail Butler Lipparelli was joyously celebrating her 77th birthday with family on Saturday. She was sparkling and laughing and loving as always.
Combining God’s love with America’s pastimes, the Airport Road Church of Christ in Carson City is presenting its annual Vacation Bible School July 30-Aug. 3.
Carson City Recreation’s Basic Dog Obedience program, instructed by Guy Yeaman, will begin Tuesday, July 31 and run through Sept. 4.
SALT LAKE CITY — Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and spurring extreme measures to protect them.
Tom Philipp, age 67, of Carson City, NV passed away on July 18, 2018. Arrangements in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
One Fallon man was fatally shot and another injured early Sunday afternoon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on East Richards Street. Fallon Police Chief Kevin Gehman identified the victim as 61-year-old Charles E. “Bert” Miller and the alleged shooter as John K. O’Connor, 48, who lives at 901 Mackay Court, and also attends the same church.
Just days after the Nevada Supreme Court heard arguments in an open records case involving the Clark County School District, the Washoe County School District set a meeting to decide whether to appeal a similar case.
After several weeks dark, Fernley 95A Speedway is back in action Saturday evening with a full program of stock cars, modifieds, and a special visit by dwarf cars. Gates open at 3 p.m., racing starts at 6:30. Come out and cheer for your favorite local driver.
Baseball’s All Star festivities this week were more exciting and compelling than 90 percent of the NFL or NBA regular season and playoff games we saw this past season. On Monday we had the Home Run Derby with Bryce Harper hitting home runs in his home stadium in front of his home fans, launching pitches from his father into the night air to win the contest in a miraculous comeback.
Dennis Michael Bohner, born April 15th 1952 in Scottsbluff Nebraska, passed away on July 8th 2018. Dennis worked as an IT Network Tech for Douglas County.
The Carson City Photo Club will meet Tuesday, July 24, at 6 p.m. in the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, 911 E. Musser St. Please use the west entrance.
Nothing can ever take away the love a heart holds dear. Fond memories linger every day, Remembrance keeps him near.
Although this year’s wildfire season has been quiet in Churchill County compared to the same time in 2017, the Bureau of Land Management said the right conditions could lead to more fires during the next two months.
Carson City Symphony Association announces “Strings in the Summer,” a free four-week program for string-instrument players of all ages, will begin on Thursday morning.
Thanks to people like race director George Ruiz, runners from all over the world will test themselves on Saturday during one of the world’s great endurance challenges.
The Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved two personnel contracts — an amended collective bargaining agreement for the Sheriff’s Office sergeants and temporary staffing services through a state joinder contract.
Manuel Anthony Fagundes, 89, of Fallon, Nevada, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2018, with his family by his side.
WASHINGTON — In an abrupt reversal, the Pentagon said Thursday it supports a Republican proposal in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from using the Endangered Species Act to protect two chicken-like birds in the western half of the U.S.
LAS VEGAS — U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen produced a college transcript this week showing she earned an associate degree in computing and information technology in response to allegations from her Republican opponent, Sen. Dean Heller, that she fabricated a computing degree.
Free training opportunities for the public will be offered this July in Silver Springs, Yerington, Fernley, and Dayton regarding how to reduce risks of accidental overdose using Naloxone treatment resources. Naloxone will be provided to all who attend. The one-hour trainings, facilitated by the Center for Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT), are free and open to the public. One need not be a medical professional to attend.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 11:56 p.m., Zachary Roark, 19, was arrested at an apartment at 1300 N. Carson St., on a report of a subject knocking on the resident’s door and refusing to leave.
Mark R. McCall, 64 passed away at his home in Dayton on July 11, 2018. He was born October 1, 1953 in Turlock, California.
The Veterans Affairs Sierra Nevada Health Care System recently announced its nursing home received three stars as part of its annual performance rating.
LAS VEGAS — Nevada twice has come close to carrying out its first execution in 12 years. And twice it failed. Condemned killer Scott Raymond Dozier says he wants to die, but the state has no clear path forward after courts blocked it from using a never-tried combination of drugs that it created after struggling to get lethal injection supplies.
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 4 Carson City will hold a rummage sale at the Veterans Building on Second and Curry streets on Saturday, July 28, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Do you have an RV? Do you like to take it on campouts and have fun? The Roadrunners is a small group of under 20 rigs and welcomes RV enthusiasts at its meeting taking place July 24-27 at the Dream Catcher Campground.
Comstock Mining Inc. on Thursday announced its progress toward, and additional plans for, advancing its Dayton project, which contains the company’s second largest gold and silver mineral resource.
RENO — Douglas High graduate and legendary University of Nevada baseball coach Gary Powers will be among seven new members to be inducted into the Nevada Athletics Hall of Fame this fall.
Elmer G. Nicholls, 89, died July 17, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
A decade ago, Patrick Pharris turned the direction of his advertising agency, Patrick Media, toward promoting the rural communities of Nevada.
Gary Asher Sheerin was escorted into heaven by his beloved grandson Will July 16, 2018. He was with JoAnn, his cherished wife of 57 years.
Malcolm "Mac" Earl Wilson, a long time resident of Carson City, Nevada, died at the age of 82. Mac was born February 14, 1936, to George and Gladys (VanFleet) Wilson and grew up on thefamily farm in Mason Valley.
Lorene Page, known to many of her close friends as “Beanie,” passed peacefully on July 8th, 2018, surrounded by her two children and close family friends.
Mike Roberson, Northern Nevada Outreach Coordinator for the Coalition to Defeat Question 3, will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon. This event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on July 23rd at Carson City’s Round Table Pizza, near Starbucks just off of College Parkway. All-you-can-eat buffet lunch available. All are welcome.
RENO — University of Nevada head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman and his staff have announced the 2018-19 non-conference schedule with one opponent yet to be determined.
Jean Meyer, 86, died July 12, 2018 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Peter L. Budnick, 47, died July 18, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
A motorcyclist was killed on USA Parkway on Sunday. Samuel Ray Cox, 58 of Reno, was killed in the crash.
Carson City Soroptimist will feature Stephen Neff, founder of locally-owned Allevia Living Home Health, during its program meeting on Wednesday, July 25, from noon until 1 p.m. at Glen Eagles Restaurant.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 1 p.m., Montana Joe Munday, 29, was transferred from Washoe County to the Carson City Jail on a warrant on suspicion he failed to appear for sentencing on suspicion of a felony of attempted escape from prison. He was held without bail.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar locations throughout Northern Nevada are hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 21, to benefit the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and its mission to find cures for pediatric cancers.
Alba Marie Pieretti, 94 of Reno, passed away on July 10, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Richard T. Moore, died July 16, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Carson High School’s Class of 1968 is reuniting Aug. 17 and 18 to celebrate five decades since graduation.
The Douglas County Democratic Women (DCDW) Luncheon will be held on Monday, Aug. 6.
The Carson City Historical Society presents their annual Ice Cream Social on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m. on the beautiful grounds of the Foreman-Roberts House, 1207 N. Carson St.
The Nevada Division of Insurance has announced health insurance premium rates through the state exchange will increase just 1.9 percent for the 2019 year.
James R Ayrault, 81, passed away on July 16, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The Nevada Ethics Commission will meet in October to consider accepting a three-member panel’s recommendation to resolve the case involving Storey County Sheriff Gerald Antinoro.
So Nate Yeskie, you’ve just won the national title with the Oregon State baseball team, where are you going? Hitting the recruiting trail.
Candice L. Graff, 68, died July 14, 2018 in Wellington, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
The Nevada Department of Emergency Management received a distress call from the Eureka Sheriff’s Office stating a woman was suffering from cardiac distress symptoms while on a hike with her family on June 30.
Lisa D. Raines, 67, died July 8, 2018 in Minden, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Dawn D. Miller, 62, died July 16, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
100 years ago City Council Busy: The city council met Tuesday evening and carried through a plan it has been working on the past month to provide traffic towers at the principal street intersections. The
In the early 1980s, a renowned Belgian artist, Charles Albert Szukalski, visited the Beatty, Nevada area and was captivated by the surrounding desert beauty.
City of Fallon New Business for June 2018 Affordable Document Solutions
A new health insurance option awaits consumers this fall. Proponents say it will offer lower premiums and relief from increasingly expensive Obamacare policies sold in the so-called individual market.
Ever had the urge to take your frustration out on that glitchy computer or irritatingly inconsistent TV? Next month at Victory Baptist Church you can — and it’s for a good cause.
William N. Pennington Life Center (Churchill County Senior Center) 952 S. Maine St. Fallon, NV 89406
Watson here and I can hear. Sometimes my mom thinks that dad and I have hearing problems, but we don’t; we’re just busy. We spend quality time together watching baseball, football and other stuff that demands our complete attention. You never see us coming late for dinner because no matter how quiet she is, we can hear her say, “Soup’s on.” I actually don’t like to brag, but I have much better hearing than my dad. In fact, it is so much better that there is no contest.
Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone is the appearance of your wisdom teeth. Below are some answers to questions you may have when your dentist says it’s time to have your wisdom teeth removed.
Trade tensions escalated as the U.S. administration expanded tariffs on Chinese goods last week. You wouldn’t have known by watching the performance of benchmark indices, though. Just four of the 25 national stock market indices tracked by Barron’s — Australia, Italy, Spain and Mexico — moved lower.
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are quite popular. At the end of 2017, investors owned nearly $9 trillion in IRA assets, according to the Investment Company Institute, a trade association of U.S. investment companies.
When legislation was passed in 2011 and 2013 mandating funeral directors report unclaimed remains of veterans to the Department of Veterans Services, it also gave funeral homes the authority to release those remains to someone other than the family members, if those remains were unclaimed.
A Fallon native will take over as the new principal of Yerington Elementary School for the coming school year.
Longtime biological sciences professor Holly O’Toole is making the transition from teacher to leader on Western Nevada College’s Fallon campus this summer.
Blake McKnight Gray believed in a verse that held his spot in the ultimate paradise that he believed so strongly in. “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son so that those who believe in him shall not parish but have everlasting life” John 3:16.
After a courageous 9-month battle, Lynn succumbed to cancer surrounded by family.
Robert "Bob" Steven Hardash, of Gardnerville Nevada, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2018, surrounded by family and friends.
Born in Stillwater, Minnesota to Robert H. Glashan and Myrle V. Glashan. Robert was a Korean War Veteran, retired Army and Air Force Reserves. Locksmith by trade he enjoyed flying, camping, fishing and hunting.
Tickets are available for the V&T Railway’s Toast of the Canyon wine train, offering a trip through the scenic Carson River Canyon with appetizers and wine, on July 21, Aug. 25 and Sept. 29.
The Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge in Gardnerville is hosting a Low Country Shrimp Boil with all the fixings and Cajun entertainment on Sept. 8.
Chautauquan Larry Lippmann will portray notorious stagecoach robber Black Bart at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Wednesday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m.
LAS VEGAS — A task force studying how to make schools safer and reduce risks of mass shootings has approved 14 recommendations it will send to Gov. Brian Sandoval.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY • At 2:17 a.m., a 21-year-old was arrested on suspicion of DUI 1st alcohol after he was stopped at Nye Lane and Imperial Way for reckless driving. Deputies stopped him after receiving reports he was speeding, doing burnouts and sliding the pickup truck around turns. Bail was set at $1,500.
Joe O. Martinez, 98, died July 12, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Soroptimist International of the Comstock is hosting a fun filled family evening of bingo on Aug. 11 at the Dayton Senior Center, 320 Old Dayton Valley Road, Dayton.
STATELINE — Brian Urlacher smashes golf balls with about the same aggression he used to crush ball carriers.
The Board of Supervisors on Thursday will vote whether to approve changes to Carson City’s collective bargaining agreement with the Sheriff’s Supervisory Association.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Inside Keynote Used Records and Books in South Lake Tahoe, owner Ray Hadley is putting The “5” Royales 1958 vinyl album “Dedicated To You” on eBay. After consulting “Goldmine Record Album Price Guide,” which says the record could sell for $800 to $1,000, he opts to start the bidding at $400.
Simply Divine is opening its doors in Carson City and offering a range of pampering and beauty services. The salon, billed as “a place for everyone,” will be having an open house July 17-21 from noon to 5 p.m. each day. The event will culminate with a wine tasting event and Salon Shower from 6 to 8 p.m. on the final day.
Single lane closures will be in place beginning July 23 on U.S. 50 and Sheckler Road (State Route 117) west of Fallon as the Nevada Department of Transportation resurfaces Sheckler Road.
Nevada voters will be asked this fall if the state should require renewable energy production to increase faster than the current pace. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske announced that the Renewable Energy Promotion Initiative will be Question 6 on the November ballot.
Hikers from around the world travel to the Lake Tahoe Basin for the wealth of outdoor opportunities. Hiking is the most straightforward way to enjoy Tahoe on all sides of the lake — especially when done safely and strategically.
Joe Pavelski had a 14-point back nine to take the first round lead of the American Century Championship on Friday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline.
The Nevada System of Higher Education will submit a budget later this month asking for $1.5 billion in state funding for the coming two-year budget. That’s nearly 23 percent or $284 million more than current state funding of $1.22 billion.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY
Richard Charles Russell, 76, passed away on July 12, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Michael Hohl Honda is having a CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED Kitten Adoption Day from noon to 4 p.m. July 28 in its showroom, 2800 S. Carson St.
Nichlas (Nick) L Bartel went to be with the Lord on July 1, 2018 after a brief battle with lung cancer that he fought valiantly.
TOCCATA-Tahoe Symphony Orchestra’s 13th SummerFest continues with ROMANTIX, presented in four different venues in the Reno-Tahoe-Carson area July 27-Aug. 5. Reno Philharmonic Principal Cellist Peter Lenz will blow you away with his performance of the Dvorak “Cello Concerto in B Minor.” The orchestra also digs into Beethoven’s “Symphony #1,” and offers up the delightful froth of Rossini’s “Overture to the Barber of Seville.”
The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange on Thursday voted unanimously to contract with Get Insured to build and operate Nevada’s own health insurance exchange.
How fragile are the expectations (30-plus wins, Top 10 ranking, Final Four, to name just three) surrounding the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team right now? The Pack, after all, played three games in last year’s NCAA tournament and led for a grand total of just nine seconds in all three games combined in the second half.
Wednesday, a blessing ceremony will take place to kick off a renovation project that will bring a new cultural center and museum to the Stewart Indian School in Carson City.
In view of the uncertainty of the Trump administration on offering health insurance, a state plan is being assembled to give the market place stability and might help small business, rural Nevada, state workers and prison inmates.
With blessings delivered in the native languages of the Paiute, Western Shoshone and Washoe tribes, a new chapter in the story of Stewart Indian School commenced on Wednesday.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., on Wednesday announced the federal Labor Department has awarded Nevada $250,000 to U.S. VETS of Las Vegas.
The most prominent reminder of the existence of the railroad community of Wabuska is the little yellow depot bearing that name that sits at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City.
When it comes to the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) Sentiment Survey, respondents tend to be more bullish than bearish about U.S. stock markets. The survey’s historical averages are:
After seeing his dream of competing in the NFL cut short, Brandon Sanders found a new purpose in his young career.
The Nevada Veterans Coalition will conduct its 12th mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery today by honoring 17 veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed.
Sometimes the scope of a new discovery just leaves me stunned. Recently, I was amazed that detectives have solved crimes that occurred decades ago using DNA and genetic databases. More surprising is that the use of this technology isn’t just limited to humans.
With the chance of thunderstorms increasing in the forecast it won’t be enough to be careful of fire. Forecasters are predicted the chance of dry lightning through this weekend for storms that could set anywhere alight at any time.
If you have older family members whose cognitive functions or decision-making abilities have declined, or who are lonely or recently widowed, you might need to help protect them against financial scams. What steps should you take?
William N. Pennington Life Center (Churchill County Senior Center) 952 S. Maine St. Fallon, NV 89406
Sports fodder for a Friday morning ... How fragile are the expectations (30-plus wins, Top 10 ranking, Final Four, to name just three) surrounding the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team right now?
The following persons were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. WEDNESDAY • At 12:30 a.m., Casey Frank, 29, was arrested on suspicion of battery with a deadly weapon. The arrest was made based on a warrant issued by Carson Justice Court and Frank was held in lieu of $25,000 bail.
LAS VEGAS — Trying to execute its first inmate in 12 years using an untested combination of drugs Nevada is heading back to planning stages, and a twice-convicted killer who wants to die will return to death row, after a court postponed his lethal injection to allow a drug company to argue that it never intended for a sedative that it makes to be used for executions.
New to nature? Curious about camping? Join our park staff for an overnight adventure at Fort Churchill State Historic Park that will have families learning the basics about camping while enjoying the outdoors in a safe and fun environment. Activities include campfire cooking, hiking, camp crafts and more. Limited camping supplies (i.e. tents, sleeping bags and sleeping pads) may be available for use during the event. Space is limited. Reservations required; please call 775-577-4880 to reserve your spot and inquire about equipment availability.
Bring your own vase and create beautiful floral arrangements with wildflowers you’ve collected, or flowers from your own garden, with expert tips from Floral Designer Lynnette Edmondson. No flowers? Lynnette can bring some for you.
RENO — The University of Nevada men’s basketball team will compete in the Continental Tire Las Vegas Holiday Invitational at the Orleans Arena, Nov. 22-23.
Both Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., are touting their success in fundraising for the most recent quarter.
Carson City’s Holiday Inn Express & Suites has a new owner. NVC Hospitality purchased the North Carson Street property on June 29 for $12.5 million from Carson City Hotel LLC, whose managing member is Jaswinder Dhami.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., on Wednesday announced the federal Labor Department has awarded Nevada $250,000 to U.S. VETS of Las Vegas.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 4:49 a.m., John Michael Taylor, 44, was arrested on felony warrants on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle and contempt of court after deputies investigated three men sleeping in a vehicle in a parking lot at Fall and Proctor streets. He was ordered held without bail.
Cecil was born in Bakersfield, California to Ralph and Helen Abbott. He grew up in Long Beach, California with two sisters.
LAS VEGAS — A Nevada judge effectively blocked the execution of a two-time killer Wednesday after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to death.
Learn about the Carson River during a presentation about the Carson River History Trunk, which contains historical items, examples of local plants and animals, maps and photographs.
Rodney Francis Brown, just shy of 86 years old, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 while surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was born on July 14, 1932 to the late Rex Brown and late Elsie (Smith) Brown in Stockton, California.
Robert Luther Vasey, 72 of Minden passed away on July 9, 2018, Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Carson City’s Sonoma Park will be closed for a renovation project on June 18 and will re-open to normal activities on June 20.
Jackie LaVaughn Harper, 75 of Carson City, passed away July 9, 2018, Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.
Barbara M. Lento, 55, died July 8, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Sassabration 2018 — an annual celebration offering food, live music and vendors — will take place from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 14.
Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1, Karen Abowd is hosting her monthly Walkabout a week early on Friday.
Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon. This event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on July 16 at Carson City’s Round Table Pizza, near Starbucks in the Walmart retail complex, just off of College Parkway. All-you-can-eat buffet lunch available. All are welcome.
United Way’s annual “Tune into Kids” Fun Fair for preschoolers and their parents will take place Tuesday, July 17, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Silver City town park (next to the Silver City School House/community center at 385 High St.).
In view of the uncertainty of the Trump administration on offering health insurance, a state plan is being assembled to give the market place stability and might help small business, rural Nevada, state workers and prison inmates.
Partnership Carson City is looking for a tenant to share its new office space. “United Latino Community is growing and has decided to move into their own space,” said Director Hannah McDonald. “We couldn’t be prouder of them.”
Richard Hutson, aka by most as Grandpa Dick, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on June 24, 2018. He led a very fulfilling life. He fought for his country in WWII on the USS Makin Island as well as the Korean War on the USS Floyd B Parks.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 12:49 p.m., Jeremy Grant Thompson, 27, was arrested on suspicion of felony embezzlement from his employer, Sierra Wellness Collective. The arrest report says CEO Fernando Leal and Human Resources Director Matthew Reyes met with Thompson.
Barbara Dull,76, passed away on July 5, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the car of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Ronald Fox, 74, passed away on July 7, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
The Nevada Department of Transportation told the Churchill County Commission at its first July meeting on Thursday that the Sheckler Cutoff intersection with U.S. Highway 50 remains a top concern.
It’s that wonderful time of year again when fresh food enters our homes within hours or even minutes of being harvested. The tastes are amazing and the quality is fantastic.
The Change of Command ceremony, executed on the parade grounds of the Hawthorne Army Depot, dates back to the 18th century when it was performed in front of guests, friends and family to witness the passing of the flag from one commander to another.
We’re just into the summer season, but many visitors to the northeastern part of the Silver State don’t realize the Ruby Mountains are also known as the Alps of Nevada with its majestic peaks, scenic valleys and abundance of wildlife.
Streaming video is now available through the online service kanopy. Steam classic cinema, indie film and top documentaries from the library website. Kanopy has more than 30,000 titles including short films and the Great Courses. Kanopy is available with a Churchill County Library card.
Carson City Natives and Newcomers will be meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 12, at Tito’s, 444 E. William St.
Barbara Joanne Dull was born in Reno, NV on May 10, 1942 and passed into her heavenly home on July 5, 2018. Barbara was a lifelong resident of Carson City and graduated from Carson High School in 1960. She began her career with the State of Nevada in the 1960's at NDOT & NIC.
Born in Terre Hill, PA to Ivan and Mate Newpher and passed away on June 30 in Carson City, Nevada. Harold served in the USMC during WWII and was an agent with the FBI from 1948 to 1977. He was predeceased by his wife of 70 years, Margaret (Peggy) Newpher. He is survived by sons Jeff and Joe, daughter Jamie, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Samuel T. Cook (Sam) departed us on June 26, 2018 in his home with his wife Sue by his side. Sam was born in Brawley, Ca on December 24, 1941.
The Carson City Republican Party and the Carson City Republican Women are encouraging the community to save the date for the annual Freedom Fest BBQ returning to Glen Eagles Restaurant, 3700 N. Carson St., on July 26.
The Friends of the Nevada State Museum will share the histories of some notable Nevadans on Aug. 3 when they premiere A Night of Notorious Nevadans.
Three volunteers are needed to serve on the Advisory Board to Manage Wildlife, the entity that manages wildlife matters within Carson City.
Alcoholics Anonymous sponsors meetings in Northern Nevada to support those struggling with alcohol addiction.
Silver Stage High School receiver Travis Broughton was selected to compete alongside elite prospects from 32 states in the Blue-Grey Super Combine in football.
Dennis M. Bohner, 66, died July 8, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Catharine D. (Cathy) Bishop of Minden, Nevada, aged 95 years, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2018. Loving wife of G.M. (Mac) Bishop for over 67 years.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY At 3:55 p.m., Allison Ray Lyle, 54, was arrested in the 1700 block of North Carson Street. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of meth and hypodermic needles along with violating conditions of his suspended sentence. Bail was set at $4,500.
Priscilla A. Phillips, died July 3, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Virginia L. Page, 87, passed away on July 8, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrange,ents are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
This year’s Senior Follies production, titled Follies Favorites: A Sentimental Journey, will open Friday, July 13, at the Bob Boldrick Theater inside the Community Center.
The Carson City Democratic Women’s Club is holding auditions for a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater play to be held in the future. Individuals interested in working as crew members are also being selected.
Parents and their children ages 8-12 are invited to a fun class combining science and crafts from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 10, with instructor Jim Barcellos of University Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE).
Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan makes mammography services accessible and convenient for women by bringing services to them.
The Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge is hosting bingo at its Gardnerville Ranchos address, 1227 Kimmerling Road, on July 20. Doors open at 5 p.m. with warm-ups following at 6 and regular bingo at 6:30.
Are you wondering how to get involved with local Carson Democrats now that it’s time to work on campaigns, voter registration, membership outreach and a fun fundraiser? Then plan to attend the monthly meeting of the Carson City Democratic Women’s Club from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on July 14.
Brothers Jeff and Paul Young planned a soft opening of their brewery as a way to ease into the business before the official opening. “That was not the case,” Jeff recalled. “We soft-opened to numbers we didn’t think we’d see on the grand opening. Paul was taking orders, and I was pumping beer as fast as I could. It feels like it’s been that way ever since.”
It’s not too scary to stand on top of a volcano. There are actually a few about 200 miles away. Lassen Volcanic National Park in California is a natural wonder. It’s not too far from the region and there’s so much to explore. The place will keep you busy for quite some time.
State Sen. Aaron Ford wrapped up a day of Northern Nevada campaigning with an event at Bleu Café in Carson City on Friday.
RENO — It’s late 2017, and a Reno man, bound for Las Vegas, is clutching a duffle bag stuffed with $200,000 in cash as he strolls to the security checkpoint at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.
The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection has received $1 million in federal funding to help pay for projects to control nonpoint source water pollution.
The Nevada Department of Corrections has updated information in regards to the lethal injection protocol for the court-ordered execution of condemned murderer Raymond Scott Dozier.
The following persons were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY • At 1 p.m., Timothy John Marshall, 35, was arrested after deputies responded to a report of a man attempting to lure children into a motor home in the area of 1147 Woodside Drive.
Curtis Ryan Kiernan, died unexpectedly on June 29, 2018, at the age of 28 in Sparks, Nevada.
Catharine D. Bishop, 95, passed away on July 4, 2018 in Carson City, NV. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Billie Meyer, 87, passed away on July 1, 2018 in Carson City, NV. Arrangements are under the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Maureen Patricia Rupe, 79, passed away on July 4, 2018 in Carson City, NV. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
RENO — University of Nevada head men’s basketball coach Eric Musselman has added Brandon Dunson to his staff as an assistant coach.
Nevada’s office of Nuclear Projects has called on David Wright to recuse himself from any further proceedings involving the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump.
Churchill County officials are expressing their disappointment the U.S. Department of Energy didn’t select Nevada for a research site to advance the study of geothermal energy.
About six years ago, a pair of future state champions met for the first time, playing on the same travel softball team.
OK, I’m sure you are thinking that I have finally flipped my lid and have spent hours exploring the Internet for cat videos. Let me put that fear to rest because I just happened to stumble upon the movie “Kedi” recently in San Francisco at an artsy theater.
Two exhibits will end on July 14 at the Oats Park Arts Center, while two new ones open on Aug. 4. In case you missed one of these exhibits, call 775-423-1440 to make arrangements to view either Beverly & Her Stuff or Inge Bruggeman’s “Deposits: New Work.”
The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) Composite Index, which reflects the performance of all shares that trade on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, dropped into bear market territory last week, reported CNBC. The Index has fallen more than 20 percent from its previous high.
William N. Pennington Life Center (Churchill County Senior Center) 952 S. Maine St. Fallon, NV 89406
You should always be able to ask as many questions as you’d like when working with your financial advisor. So, before you have your annual review, think carefully about what you’d like to ask. Here are a few suggestions:
Fallon’s Babe Ruth all-star teams are in action this weekend with the 16-18 team competing at South Lake Tahoe Middle School and the 14-under team competing at Golden Eagle Regional Park in Sparks. The 16-18 team began play on Thursday while the 14-under team opens with Sparks today at 5:30 p.m. Both tournaments conclude on Sunday.
The Nevada Wolf Pack 2018-19 men’s basketball season is already a rousing success. Winning another Mountain West championship in March and going back to the Sweet 16 and beyond in the NCAA tournament will just be icing on the cake.
Nevada Premier Commercial, Inc., has announced the completion of the purchase of property for the new Nissan dealership on South Carson Street. Approximately 26,000 square feet in two commercial buildings on 4.13 acres at 2750 S. Carson Street, were purchased by Chris Russell Dealerships Pocatello, Idaho and Bellingham, Wash. Representing the buyer and seller, agents Rob Joiner and Keith Howell closed the $2.65 million transaction on May 31.
On Wednesday at approximately 9:50 p.m., Nevada Highway Patrol troopers responded to a medical call on the Wells Avenue westbound off-ramp from Interstate 80 in Reno. The originating call for service indicated there was a female laying on the off-ramp.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 12:44 a.m., a 52-year-old woman was taken into custody on a citizen’s arrest on suspicion of battery after allegedly assaulting a young man in a dispute over their dogs not getting along. She was also held on a contempt of court warrant out of East Fork Justice Court in Douglas County. Bail was set at $1,500.
The Broken Chain ~ We little knew that day, God was going to call your name. In life we loved you dearly, In death, we do the same.
Lifelong Fallon resident John Serpa, 82, passed away peacefully at his beloved home on the river on Monday, July 2, 2018, with family by his side.
Doris E. Moseley, 93, of Carson City, passed away June 23, 2018. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangement, 775-882-4965.
Fermin Huarte, Age 73 of Minden, passed away June 22, 2018. Funeral arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-2644.
Dorothy Elizabeth Bartlow, 93, died July 2, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Sherry D. Stratton, 60, died June 28, 2018 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
Sherry L. Aseph, 58, died June 17, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.
James Thomas Miller Jr., 63 of Carson City, passed away on June 25, 2018, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremation, 775- 888-6800.
Hale Grunden Detweiler, (83) and Sonja Marie Detweiler (83), husband and wife of 26 years both passed away on May 23, 2018.
The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a fire weather watch from Friday afternoon through evening.
The Capital City Arts Initiative presents its exhibition, Jenny Raven: The Creative Growth Years 1979-1984 with artwork by artist Jenny Raven in the Carson City Community Center Sierra Room, 851 E William Street.
After serving almost a decade as principal at Churchill County High School, Kevin Lords is progressing within the school district as the new Director of Human Resources.
As we end of the first month of the East Center Street Farmers Market, I’ve been reflecting quite a bit on the history and enduring qualities of farmers markets.
After two Fallon sisters made their lifelong dream come true by opening their own boutique, they’re planning to go beyond women’s fashion.
In an effort to improve parent and community engagement, Churchill County School District is now using PeachJar to send digital fliers home, to ensure parents stay informed about important activities and events.
A new exhibition with artwork by Mimi Gomberg opens at Carson City Art Gallery on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Come enjoy her amazing work and take the opportunity to meet their July Artist of the Month.
What is this ugly, prickly, bulbous thing? It’s a globe artichoke. (Not a Jerusalem artichoke, which is a root vegetable related to the sunflower). An artichoke is the unopened, immature flower bud of the thistle family. Left to mature, they open to a huge and distinctive purple flower. They really are a unique vegetable, native to the Mediterranean, and grown in the U.S. almost entirely on the West Coast. The ones we see in markets now are usually from perennial plants. We can grow a slightly different variety here from seed, but they will not winter over, and they don’t really like our climate.
The Medford Mustangs jumped out to an early 7-0 lead after two innings on their way to a 13-3 win over the Carson Blue Jays in summer league baseball action on Tuesday.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY • At 9:02 a.m., a 37-year-old Carson man was jailed after deputies responded to a motel in the 1400 block of North Carson Street on a report of a domestic battery. He was also arrested on suspicion of being an ex-felon failing to register and held in lieu of $3,150 bail.
Cash Only at a 4 p.m. today during a Independence Day barbecue party at McFadden Plaza. The celebration will get started at 3 p.m.
While doing what he loved, traveling, Willis Swan passed away on June 21, 2018 with his loving wife of 61 years, Janet, at his side. He had contracted, along with many other passengers, a shipboard infection while enjoying a cruise on the Rhine River near Mainz, Germany.
Democratic candidates Jacky Rosen and Aaron Ford will be in Carson City on Friday to meet with interested voters. Rosen is challenging incumbent Republican Dean Heller in the U.S. Senate race. Ford is running against Republican Wes Duncan to replace Adam Laxalt in the Attorney General’s office.
1941-2018 Dottie was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas on December 13th, 1941 to George Hillard Decker and Cleo Marvina Decker.
Dean C. Beach, 84, of Carson City, NV, passed away on June 30, 2018. Arrangements are under the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Ronald Vierra, 55, of Carson City, Nevada passed away on June 26, 2018. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry’s Funeral Home, 775-882-4965.
The Churchill County Commission meets Thursday at 8:15 a.m. at the commission chambers, 155 N. Taylor St., for its first meeting of July.
During the final months of the War in the Pacific, the U.S. military made a concerted effort to capture one enemy-held island at a time, each island a stepping stone for American ground forces and air assets to attack the Japanese mainland.
Ian Moore brings his unique style of music back to Carson City on Saturday as part of the Brewery Arts Center’s Levitt AMP Concert Series.
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY At 5:06 a.m., a 25-year-old Carson City man was arrested on suspicion of DUI-drugs and taking a vehicle without consent after deputies responded to reports of a stolen vehicle near the 2200 block of Long Street. Bail was set at $3,500.
Wedding bells were ringing Wednesday, June 27, in the dining room at the Highland Village of Fallon, where two residents met, fell in love and exchanged vows.
We’re getting close to the Fourth of July, our national Independence Day. This celebration may get you thinking of the many freedoms you enjoy. But have you thought of what you might need to do to attain financial freedom?
The yield curve may be the pocket watch of economic indicators. It’s been around for a long time and it’s often right, but not always.
Bart Todd Hammersla passed away at his home in Fallon on June 29, 2018. Bart was born in Martinsburg, West Virginia to George and Betty Hammersla, January 22, 1958. He has lived in Fallon for the past 30 years.