Stories for August 2021


Tuesday, August 31

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$1 Gaming Token Redemption

Douglas implements evacuation order at Lake Tahoe

An evacuation order has been issued for Douglas County residents at Lake Tahoe

Carson City Sheriff looking for 13-year-old runaway

On Monday, Aug. 30, Emma Watson Cervantes ran away from home in Carson City

Thermal cameras help firefighters see through Caldor Fire smoke

Two thermal cameras are in place for the Caldor Fire to help firefighters see active flames through the dense smoke

Carson football: Third time’s a charm, hopefully

Carson High School football is hoping to get in a full contest versus Reno this Friday

Sisolak, emergency officials say Nevada using all available resources to fight fire

“We are preparing for the worst-case scenario,” said Jon Bakkedahl of the Division of Emergency Management.

Carson City supporting Caldor Fire evacuees

Businesses and organizations are stepping in to offer additional support to displaced Caldor Fire evacuees.

U.S. 50 lane closures start Tuesday for resurfacing

The Nevada Department of Transportation is advising motorists to seek alternate routes as lane closures continue for U.S. 50

5.4 earthquake reported in Wells

A magnitude 5.4 earthquake struck 16 miles south of Wells, Nev., at 10:21 a.m. Residents in northeastern Nevada also felt the earthquake.

District judge awards nearly $170,000 to pay lawyers in GOP tax case

District Judge Todd Russell on Monday awarded almost $170,000 in fees to the attorneys

Photo Gallery: Caldor Fire burns near Tahoe

Photos from the Caldor Fire burning near Lake Tahoe. All photos by The Associated Press

UPDATE: Winds threaten to whip up Caldor Fire

A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars

Area wedding planners, DJs, photogs see strong revenue rebounds

After a year of don’ts, brides and grooms have been racing to the aisle en masse to declare “I do” in Reno-Tahoe, and that's equated to a big rebound in revenue for area businesses — though for some, the road to economic recovery will be long.

Trina Machacek: I miss the frogs

I was thinking this morning of things I don’t do any more.

Carson City supervisors, school board to hold joint meeting Thursday

The Carson City Board of Supervisors and Carson City School District Board of Trustees will hold a joint meeting Thursday

Monday, August 30

Susan Potts and Mark Reynolds: New report shows urgency of climate action

News alerts are dominated by stories of wildfires and extreme weather in many parts of the U.S.

Douglas alerts Lake residents they may be evacuated

Gov. Steve Sisolak included a clause in his Caldor Fire emergency declaration delegating the power to order mandatory evacuations to Douglas County.

Sisolak declares state of emergency over Caldor Fire

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday declared a state of emergency as the Caldor Fire reached the edge of the Tahoe Basin.

Carson City organizations collecting donations for Caldor Fire evacuees

Several organizations (Carson City Republican Party, Battle Born, Stand Tall Nevada, plus others) are banding together to support our Lake Tahoe fire evacuees.

Update: Carson City evacuation sites for Caldor Fire at maximum capacity

A second location for the Caldor Fire has been activated to take in evacuees from the Caldor Fire at the Carson City Community Center located at 851 E William St, Carson City, NV 89701.

Mountain West rankings: Nevada opens season as No. 1

Nevada has not won a Mountain West division title, let alone an overall conference championship

Evacuation orders for Caldor Fire

A list of evacuation orders issued for the Caldor Fire

Lyon County seeks assistance with safety on Highway 50

Lyon County asks NDOT to help reduce traffic crashes on Highway 50 throughout central Lyon County.

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Caldor Fire forces thousands to flee; U.S. 50 westbound closed

Evacuation orders include part of South Lake Tahoe and about 15 miles up the western shore of the lake.

Nevada hemp farmers scale back amid saturated CBD market

Some search for industrial opportunities to combat 'hemp recession'

The seeds of a downturn for Nevada's hemp industry were planted in 2018 when the federal farm bill legalized nationwide growth and cultivation.

Jim Hartman: Record arrests show Biden’s border failure

Proof of President Biden’s failure to secure the border came on Aug. 12

Carson City vacancy study released by NAI Alliance

A commercial real estate study conducted by the NAI Alliance has concluded that the Carson City economy is thriving.

Sunday, August 29

Kelly Bullis: The IRS is a mess

The old way of filing, paying tax, and corresponding with the IRS via U.S. Mail is over! E-file everything!

NAMI of Western Nevada sees increased demand amid COVID woes

In February 2020, NAMI fielded about 220 mental health phone calls in a month. By May, their numbers peaked at 1,400.

Caldor Fire evacuations expand to Christmas Valley

The closure of Highway 50 has moved east to Sawmill Road. Also closed are Pioneer Trail at Elks Club, Elks Club at Highway 50 and Pickett's Junction in Hope Valley.

Carson City exec named to team leading Sparks casino project

A Carson City casino executive has been named to the leadership team overseeing a project development in Sparks

Weather heats up as Caldor Fire inches toward Tahoe

Crews working in rugged terrain scrambled to douse spot fires caused by erratic winds.

Fernley veterans' cemetery project funding on the way

The projects total more than $9.1 million and include $2.7 million in state funds and another $6.4 million in federal funding.

Best of Carson City 2021 celebrated (photo gallery)

Best of Carson City 2021 celebrated on Wednesday at the Casino Fandango

Feeling your best topic of next Carson City Rotary meetiing

While there is no fountain of youth, there are ways to help you feel your best. If you are over 50 or approaching that age, consider joining the Rotary Club of Carson City at its next meeting at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 31.

Faith & Insight: Treasure the truth in God's word

Ultimately, the Christian faith comes down to trust and releasing our humanistic behavior and our sinful nature to the Lord to be renewed in him.

Carson City supervisors to review golf course operations agreement with Duncan

Duncan Golf Management has operated and maintained the city-owned Eagle Valley Golf Course since 2018.

Saturday, August 28

Guy Farmer: A critical race theory advocate at UNR

If you were wondering who's pushing the pernicious critical race theory (CRT) at Nevada schoolchildren

Carson City road report for August 30 to September 5, 2021

Carson City road report for August 30 to September 5, 2021

Joe Santoro: Can Carson Strong live up to, and ignore, the hype?

The numbers (how does 40 touchdowns, 4,000 yards this year sound?) will keep the NFL interested all season long.

Carson Tahoe Health announces affiliation with neurosurgeon Dr. Sina Rajamand

Carson Tahoe Health has partnered with Sina Rajamand, DO Neurosurgeon from Battle Born Brain & Spine.

Adjusting styles and strategies

CHS volleyball get first look under new leader

The senior captains of the Carson High volleyball team walked through what is has been like transition to a new style of play and a new head coach after their home opener.

Past Pages for August 28 to August 31, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City school trustees discuss hiring new superintendent

It is the first time the board will open the seat in a non-appointed capacity in nearly 30 years.

Roger Diez: Playoff pictured coming in focus

This weekend is one of transitions as NASCAR completes its regular season and sets the playoff field

Man pulls gun on co-worker, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Friday, August 27

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Reflecting on a long career

Robert Maw looks in the rearview as Carson High volleyball opens up new season

Longtime Carson High volleyball coach Robert Maw stepped down this summer, but still plans on helping out the program as opens up a little more free time at home.

Carson High seniors enjoy smoky sunrise and chalk their parking spots

Who wants to miss this onetime opportunity to celebrate the beginning of their final year at CHS?

Former Vegas judge to run for Nevada secretary of state

The former state court judge who was reprimanded for cursing and throwing a pocket U.S. Constitution against a courtroom wall

Douglas volleyball gets road game, smoke disrupts everything else

Douglas and Dayton High School volleyball teams have been lucky enough to get a couple games in as smoke and COVID continue to cancel games around the region.

Carson City's Jazz & Beyond moves indoors for final weekend

The Jazz & Beyond Music & Art Festival will bring its 17 days of music to a close this weekend, with events moved indoors to accomodate for Carson City's air quality.

Carson City workshop offers strategies for exiting your business

This three-part workshop will help you plan for the next stage for your business, for yourself, and for generations to come.

JoAnne Skelly: Helpful, innovative tools

Good tools make work easier!

Carson City Brewfest set for Saturday canceled

The Rotary Club of Carson City is canceling this year’s Capital City Brewfest. The event was scheduled to take place Saturday, Aug. 28, in downtown Carson City.

Las Vegas massacre memorial panel focusing on victim stories

Focus groups indicated the project should avoid political topics and personal details about the shooter

Tahoe prepares for emergency as Caldor Fire threatens

Some 14,000 firefighters facing changing weather conditions battled more than a dozen large wildfires across California

Nevada unemployment rate down to 7.7 percent

The rate was just 5.3 percent in Carson City and 4.9 percent in Reno-Sparks.

Candlelight vigil planned for Nevada Veterans Coalition leader

A candlelight vigil to honor Brett G. Palmer, president of the Nevada Veterans Coalition, will be held at the Lyon County Sheriff’ Office’s Fernley Substation on Monday at 7 p.m.

Military Appreciation Night postponed

Aces relocate weekend series to Sacramento

Smoke from the nearby forest fires has postponed Sunday’s Reno Aces Military Appreciation Night.

Reno mayor not interested in lieutenant governor job

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve said she is not a candidate to become Nevada's next lieutenant governor.

Young man makes himself at home in wrong apartment, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Thursday, August 26

Letters to the Editor for August 25, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Fernley replaces Wooster on Senators' football slate

Carson will travel to Fernley Saturday morning

If the smoke clears by Friday evening, Carson High School is still hoping to have a football game.

Carson City HHS reports 9 COVID-19 deaths on Thursday

Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported nine deaths, 570 new cases, and 171 additional recoveries of COVID-19

Fallon football game vs. Reed cancelled due to smoke

Fallon's football game against Reed on Friday has been cancelled due to air quality concerns. Fallon coach Brooke Hill said his team had only one practice this week because of the smoky conditions and felt it would not be safe as they're not prepared enough to compete. The game was originally to be played in Sparks, which has also been hit with poor air quality.

Nevada’s daily COVID vaccinations rising

The 14-day rolling average number of people getting shots is now up to 6,400, an increase of 200 from the week before.

Tiger cross country opens season at home, Douglas cancels events due to smoke

Douglas High cross country got to open its season Friday afternoon, but the rest of the Tiger athletic events haven't been so fortunate.

California winds shifting as wildfire battles go on

The Caldor Fire, the nation's top-priority for firefighting resources, grew to more than 213 square miles southwest of Lake Tahoe but containment remained at 12%

Nevada gaming win sets all-time record in July

Nevada casinos set an all-time record in July, raking in $1.36 billion.

David Theiss: Chicken thighs and fresh zucchini (recipe)

Chicken thighs contain twice as much fat as chicken breasts — but the majority of the fat is unsaturated.

Squaw Valley expansion blocked by appeals court

Judges rule development plan fails to adequately address potential harm to air and water quality

RSVP taking donations for veterans ahead of Sept. 11

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Inc. is collecting food and clothing donations from through Sept. 8.

Nevada's COVID-19 positivity rate down but up in Reno

Thirty new deaths have been reported so far in August in the Reno-Sparks area, compared to monthly totals of five each in June and July

Dennis Cassinelli: Much to visit around Overton

My favorite place to visit in the region is the Valley of Fire Nevada State Park.

Wednesday, August 25

Two dead in crash in Dayton

The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the deaths of two drivers in a crash reported Wednesday night.The crash happened about 5:50 p.m. on Highway 50 west of Occidental in Dayton. Travel lanes were reopened about 8:50 p.m.

National Overdose Awareness Day is Aug. 31

International Overdose Awareness Day was initiated in 2001 by Sally J Finn at The Salvation Army in St Kilda, Melbourne.

Fremont Elementary School to temporarily close Thursday, Friday

The Carson City School District will close Fremont Elementary School Thursday and Friday due to four confirmed cases of COVID-19.

NIAA awards three Senator student-athletes with scholarships

Dayton, Carson XC run at Douglas Class Relays

The NIAA announced its top 10 student-athlete scholarship winners in Nevada earlier this week. Plus, cross country results for Carson and Dayton at Douglas' Class Relays.

Events takeover Carson City this weekend

Stay informed on possible air quality-related cancellations by checking event webpages.

Nevada rejects $26B multistate opioid pact, to seek own deal

Nevada would have received $282 million over the next 18 years

Carson High football welcomes Wooster Friday

Senators hoping smoke calms prior to game time

Carson High is hoping to get a full, four-quarter home game Friday against Wooster.

Carson City school board approves $12 million bond sale

The Carson City School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a resolution authorizing staff to continue with a bond sale in the amount of $12 million.

Living With Fire offers advice on retrofitting homes against wildfire

Living With Fire held a home retrofitting Q&A last week to help residents protect their property from going up in flames.

NDVS receives funding to upgrade facilities

Capital improvement projects include the veterans’ cemetery at Fernley

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) is receiving funding to move forward with the construction of four separate capital improvement projects that were included in the Gov. Steve Sisolak’s 2021 CIP recommendations and approved during the 81st legislative session.

'Remembrance Run' from Stewart Indian School stirs emotions

Teenager Ku Stevens ran 50 miles from Carson City to Yerington

Past Pages

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Best of Fallon nominations run Aug. 25 through Sept. 9

Nominations for the Lahontan Valley News’ annual Best of Fallon awards will be accepted from today, Aug. 25, through Sept. 9. To nominate, go to and write in your favorites in the various categories.

Crews struggle to stop Caldor Fire bearing down on Lake Tahoe

The Caldor Fire is less than 20 miles east of the lake, eating its way through rugged timberlands and "knocking on the door" of the basin

David C. Henley: Chaotic scenes from Afghanistan

Chaotic televised scenes of Afghans attempting to flee to the West via the U.S. military-controlled Kabul airport persist. Images of families fighting to gain airport access will remain with us forever. One bizarre spectacle I caught on television was semi-comedic. It showed bearded Taliban fighters, clutching weapons and clad in the national “shalwar hameez” garb of long, flowing shirts and pajama-like trousers wide at the top and narrow at the bottom, speeding through central Kabul in Jaguars, Mercedes-Benzes, BMWs and other luxury cars that had been abandoned by fleeing diplomats and wealthy Afghans. It could have been a scene from a modern era Arabian Nights, with the Afghan fighters taking the place of Ali Baba and his Forty Thieves.

Cantaloupe Festival begins Friday

The 35th annual show is the state’s longest running agricultural event

Many visitors to this year’s annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair will be surprised to learn of this area's storied past with agriculture and especially with the cantaloupe.

High Desert Grange presents demonstrations at festival

Everything anyone wants to know from knights to homesteading will be available at the High Desert Grange display at this year’s Cantaloupe Festival. All Grange displays and activities will take place inside the Grange tent.

Labor Day weekend

The Labor Day weekend will have a number of activities for area residents starting with the annual Fallon Lions Club parade, the longest running event of its type in Nevada.

Watson the picnic-sniffing dog

Watson here, and I am the king of sniffing out goodies wherever they may be. Unfortunately, Dad takes away all the great stuff I sleuth out. Just yesterday, I found a dead fish basking in the sun. Delicious, but before I could get it, Dad tossed it into the trash.

WNC News and Notes: Start of fall semester nears

Classes begin Monday, Aug. 30 and there are many in-person classes to choose from, including biology, chemistry, emergency medical services, nursing assistant, English, geology, mathematics, psychology, welding, painting, ceramics and auto mechanics.

Jeanette Strong: Vaccines and our freedoms

“The small pox has made such Head in every Quarter that I find it impossible to keep it from spreading thro’ the whole Army in the natural way. I have therefore determined, not only to innoculate all the Troops now here, that have not had it, but shall order Docr. Shippen to innoculate the Recruits as fast as they come in to Philadelphia,” Gen. George Washington, letter to John Hancock, Feb. 5, 1777.

Tom Riggins: Buyer’s remorse

We have all done it. We see that widget that looks so shiny and enticing that a slick marketing package makes us think we must have it. During the Christmas season it creates shortages and price hikes that make people lie, cheat, and steal to get one. It is reminiscent of Democrats and the 2020 election.

The Nevada Traveler: Discovering Reno’s Art Deco survivors

Art Deco architecture is pretty easy to identify. In the U.S., perhaps the most well-known Art Deco structure is the Chrysler Building in New York City, with its elegant spire, streamlined torso and geometric accents crafted in chrome and glass.

Reno stops Fallon run game in 42-18 season-opening win

Fallon’s running game struggled to get going and Reno took advantage of 10 three-and-outs in a 42-18 win over the Greenwave in Friday night’s NIAA Hall of Fame game at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Bighorn Bulletin - Back to School Edition

Oasis Academy public charter school kicks off its 10th anniversary serving the Fallon Community this year.

Volleyball teams compete in Yerington; girls soccer opens season

Both Fallon and Oasis Academy volleyball teams opened the season last weekend in Yerington for the two-day tournament that featured teams from the 5A, 3A, 2A and 1A.

Ken Beaton: Is Paris burning?

Aug. 25, 1944 was an historic day for Parisiennes and everyone who enjoys their freedom.

Churchill County immunization schedule for August

Churchill County has updated its COVID vaccine and testing schedule for the rest of August.

Public invited to open house

The public is invited to attend the William N. Pennington Life Center’s Open House on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.

Gaming Control files complaint against Carson City bar over masks

The Gaming Control Board has filed a new complaint against a Carson City bar, The Timbers, charging violation of the mandatory mask and social distancing requirements.

Tuesday, August 24

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Clark County joins room tax fight against online firms

Clark County echoes claims raised by two Las Vegas communications executives against online hotel booking services.

Seven Nevada counties now off list of elevated COVID-19 risk

The number of Nevada counties not flagged for high risk of virus transmission has now grown to seven from a low of five.

Carson City road work to result in lane closures on U.S. 50 starting Thursday

The Nevada Department of Transportation is advising motorists to seek alternate routes as lane closures and major travel delays begin Thursday, Aug. 26 for resurfacing of approximately two miles of U.S. 50 between Asphalt Drive and Nichols Lane in eastern Carson City.

Firefighters work to keep Caldor Fire from Lake Tahoe

The Caldor Fire has scorched about 184 square miles and destroyed at least 455 homes since breaking out Aug. 14.

Carson City to have unhealthy air all week

The National Weather Service has no estimate for when Carson City will catch a break from wildfire haze and smoke.

Cortez Masto visits Reno, lauds infrastructure bill

Cortez Masto said infrastructure investments, tax credits for renewable energy projects and incentives to site solar and wind projects on former mines would create jobs

Nevada weekend tally: 3,000 new COVID-19 cases; 26 deaths

Health officials in Nevada reported a weekend total of more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases for the second time this month

Carson City schools still seeking to fill vacancies

As of Aug. 10, the district had approximately 480 teachers, 346 educational support personnel and 47 administrators.

COVID shots required for Nevada college students

Beginning with the spring semester, all students attending in person classes at the Nevada System of Higher Education must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Monday, August 23

Start your future with Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College is a three-campus institution serving more than 4,500 students per semester.

District says how Carson City schools will decide to close

Due to continued poor air quality forecasted to remain for the next several days and possibly weeks or months, the Carson City School District will use the U.S. EPA "Air Now" website to determine whether school will be canceled.

Jean Kvam: Seasoned to perfection

In the summer of 1968, three young 15-year-old boys set out from Carson City on an adventure that becomes the stuff of legend

Challenges lay ahead for Carson High boys’ soccer

Carson High boys soccer will have a few speed bumps in the way to start this season.

Lake Tahoe state parks closed due to hazardous air quality

Nevada State Parks on Monday announced immediate closure of Lake Tahoe parks due to poor air quality

Jazz & Beyond Festival cancels big band events Monday, Tuesday

Jazz & Beyond Festival cancels big band events Monday, Tuesday in Carson City.

Nevada health care executive announces run for U.S. Senate

Bill Hockstedler of Pahrump joins a growing list of Republicans contesting the race.

Work begins on State Routes 208, 338 in Douglas, Lyon counties

One-way traffic and travel delays will occur on State Routes 208 and 338 in Douglas and Lyon counties

Carson City school board talks superintendent hiring process

Trustees will hold a workshop Tuesday to discuss the process for hiring a new superintendent.

Realtors: Eviction moratorium hurting ‘mom and pop’ landlords most

Research indicates that 56 percent of those landlords are dealing with delinquent renters.

Inaugural Battle, Axe & Tracks postponed due to health concerns

It’s the last thing that an up-and-coming music festival wants to do. However, the organizers for the inaugural Battle, Axe & Tracks taking place October 2 and 3, 2021 in Carson City, have decided to postpone the inaugural two-day festival in light of growing concerns and requirements surrounding the latest increase in COVID cases nationally.

Sunday, August 22

Moxy Ruckus to perform at Capital City Brewfest in Carson

The Capital City Brewfest takes place Aug. 28th, from 3-8 p.m. along Curry Street at McFadden Plaza.

Letters to the editor for August 21, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

V&T Railway’s new operations coordinator hits the tracks a-chugging

“It was, ‘Welcome on board. Let’s get trains going!’”

How breastfeeding positively impacts a baby’s health

Breastfeeding is best for the baby and the mother, it is a great source of nutrition

Carson volleyball anxious to get a full slate

Carson High volleyball potentially kicks off its season Tuesday at home against Bishop Manogue.

Joe Santoro: Cal important for Nevada Wolf Pack and Mountain West

If the Mountain West is ever going to start getting some respect, its best teams have to start beating the mediocre and bad Pac-12 teams.

New round of winds fuels fury of Caldor Fire

Crews were digging in and burning out fire lines amid another round of high winds that contributed to the fury of the Caldor Fire.

Jim Valentine: Truth in offering

There is no right way to do the wrong thing.

Faith & Insight: Spirit of the mind

This spirit can only be accessed by the continual washing of the word and looking at our savior, Jesus Christ, face-to-face.

Wild horse roundups ramping up as drought grips the West

The removals are adding fuel to longstanding conflicts with activists for the animals whose beauty and power make them an enduring emblem of the American West.

Saturday, August 21

Carson City birth announcements for July 8 to August 12, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for July 8 to August 12, 2021

Visiting sex offender charged for not registering, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Guy Farmer: President Biden’s Afghan debacle

Democrats will pay a high price at the polls for this preventable foreign policy fiasco in next year's midterm elections.

Carson City road report for August 23 to 29, 2021

Carson City road report for August 23 to 29, 2021

JoAnne Skelly: Fruit falling off trees

A reader, Gwen, wrote to ask me why apples are dropping so much fruit this year.

Going live: Carson High band bringing ‘Colors’ to the field

Carson High School’s Blue Thunder is ready to roar again this season.

Kelly Bullis: Use R&D credit to help pay payroll taxes?

It allows a small business to choose to use all or part of the credit to offset certain federal payroll taxes.

Past Pages for August 21 to 24, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal

Construction begins on 9,500-square-foot Carson City casino

The Lucky Strike Casino will be at 2811 S. Carson St., formerly the location of Grandma Hattie’s restaurant.

Roger Diez: Crossover at Indianapolis was an improvement

Roger Penske is determined to get the crowds back to Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Friday, August 20

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Lowry knocks off Douglas 24-6 in season opener

Sapien scores twice for Buckaroos; Menzer rushes for Tigers’ TD

Douglas High School football went on the road to open its season Friday night at Lowry.

Carson at Sparks football canceled due to smoke

Carson High School football didn't get to kick off its season how it would have wanted Friday night.

Senator Square: Great to be back at Carson High School

The excitement is tangible, the smiles are contagious, and students are going out of their way to assist others and their teachers. The Senator Pride Committee is giving perks to students when both they and other teachers see acts of respectfulness, responsibility, and safety happening around the campus. It truly is great to be back in school. Going back to last week, the welcome-back-to-school staff party began with a 9-hole golf tournament, shotgun start at Aug. 12, and was then followed immediately by a taco bar available to staff and a guest. CHS Principal Bob Chambers provided both food and non-alcoholic beverages at Silver Oak Golf Course.

7 arrested in illegal sex acts sting operation

Seven people have been arrested in a two-day sting led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Company buys Southern Nevada desert highway town, airstrip

A mining company that serves the agricultural industry has acquired most of a tiny desert highway town.

A new era of Tiger football begins

With a new head coach, Douglas High School football enters a new era Friday night.

Manchin, Cortez Masto plan jobs-focused tour in Nevada

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin will join Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on a three-day, jobs-focused tour of Northern Nevada.

Cave Rock closed for roadwork on Monday

The Cave Rock boat ramp and parking lot will be closed on Monday, Aug. 23 for a repaving project.

Owner of Las Vegas Aces connects franchise's past to present

Mark Davis has already left his imprint on the Las Vegas Aces franchise in his first year as the team's owner.

Nevada COVID vaccinations reach 50 percent

The Nevada Health Response team reported half of all eligible Nevadans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

GOED grants $500,000 for small rural businesses

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has awarded $500,000 to the City of Wells and Audacity Institute to provide grants to small rural businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Tonight's Carson High football game moved to Sparks

Tonight's CHS Football Game Relocated to Sparks Because of Smoke Forecast Tonight's home-opening football game scheduled to play Carson High School has been moved to Sparks High School, starting at 6 p.m., because of the smoke forecast this evening.

Nevada lawmakers told ransomware attacks spiking state insurance costs

The number of ransomware attacks in the U.S. have caused a major increase in the cost of cyber-security insurance.

Cortez Masto seeks new ideas to address wildfire smoke

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is urging firefighters, scientists, teachers and moms to help form new strategies to deal with increasingly unhealthy air quality

Update: Reported earthquake didn't happen

Update: The earthquake has been deleted after review by a seismologist. 2.9 earthquake reported near Stagecoach

Thursday, August 19

8 COVID-19 deaths reported in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported eight deaths, 495 new cases, and 202 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region for Aug. 12-18.

Nevada AG issues warning on Child Tax Credit scams

None of that information is needed to receive payments from the IRS.

Carson City supervisors OK new housing projects, share census data

Residents stood during public comment to express concerns about the townhouse density.

Nevada Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall to resign for White House job

Nevada Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall said Thursday she has accepted a position in President Joe Biden's administration.

Los Coast performs in Carson City on Saturday

Los Coast will perform Saturday at the Levitt AMP Concert Series hosted by the Brewery Arts Center.

Nevada economic recovery continues in July but at slower pace

Most of the damage remains within the casino and hotel industry, which is still down 67,000 jobs compared to before the pandemic.

Nevada lawmakers OK programs to spend more than $1 billion in fed funding

Work programs totaling just over $1 billion will spend the American Rescue Plan funding Nevada has received.

Dozens of homes burn as California wildfire siege continues

The Dixie and Caldor fires still menaced many small clusters of homes and larger communities, including Pollock Pines and Susanville.

Poetry course pact causes concern for Carson City school board

Use of the word “equity” in the host institution’s name stirred up uneasiness about the course.

Wallet stolen from disabled man using walker in Carson City

On Aug. 12, a disabled customer dropped his wallet while using the self-check out registers. The wallet contained a large amount of cash.

Nevada Guard had active role in Afghanistan deployments

More than 1,250 Nevada Army Guard soldiers served in Afghanistan on 19 unit activations.

3.3 earthquake reported in Carson City

A 3.3 earthquake was reported at 10:23 p.m. Wednesday night

Wednesday, August 18

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Carson City HHS has 3rd vaccine doses for people with compromised immune systems

Carson City Health and Human Services is offering a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to individuals who are moderately to severely immunocompromised.

Summer’s bounty from the Carson farmers market

At Piazza we continue to enjoy the amazing bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables provided by local vendors at the weekly Farmer’s Market.

Cauley's next Bellator bout on the books

Northern Nevada native Sullivan Cauley's next Bellator bout is on the books, Oct. 16 at Bellator 268.

Ready to roll

Carson High football eager to return to full fall season

Carson High football kicks off the 2021 fall slate Friday at home against Sparks.

Philip Cowee to lead Northern Nevada Development Authority

Philip Cowee has been selected as the Northern Nevada Development Authority’s new executive director.

Guilty verdicts in double-homicide on Nevada tribal lands

A 43-year-old Northern Nevada man was convicted of two counts of second-degree murder.

Past Pages for August 18 to 20, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Sierra Lutheran marks record enrollment starting 20th year

Executive Director Brian Underwood shared 138 students were registered for classes

Devastating wildfires advancing through Northern California

Northern California wildfires that incinerated two mountain communities continued marching through the Sierra Nevada on Wednesday

Dennis Cassinelli: Dat-So-La-Lee and her priceless baskets

Dat-So-La-Lee was born near the mining town Sheridan in Carson Valley about 1829.

Input needed for state survey

Businesses, food producers, residents strongly encouraged to tell state how to spend ARP money

The Nevada Recovers Listening Tour made a stop in Fallon last week with state Treasurer Zach Conine outlining a plan to three diverse groups for the state to spend billions of dollars to improve the quality of life in the Silver State.

School opens Monday for 2021-22 school year

Under protest, trustees approve governor’s mandate for face coverings

For the first time in two years, the first day of Churchill County schools on Monday may resemble a normal opening day for the district’s students and teachers.

New training, education urged for police interaction with students with disabilities

University of Nevada, Reno researcher aims to build national program for students and officers

Steve Ranson / LVN A UNR researcher seeks to build a program for law enforcement interaction with students who have disabilities.

Road department chip sealing several county roads in August

Projects may mean delays

The Churchill County Road Department has several double chip-sealing projects on county roads scheduled this month. Please use caution and/or find an alternative route if traveling on these roads on the following dates:

Commissioners meet Wednesday

Churchill County Commissioners meet Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.

VFW and Fallon Youth Club honor students

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Fallon Youth Club recognized individuals at a special assembly with the students.

August 17 is black cats day

Watson here, and it came to my attention that black cats have their own day, and it isn’t Oct. 31. In fact, Aug.17 is the official Black Cats’ Day, so let us celebrate the magnificent black cat. Many people associate black cats with witches and Halloween, but black cats are more than spooky myths.

The Nevada Traveler: Check out Nevada’s often overlooked Kershaw-Ryan State Park

It’s probably a good thing that Kershaw-Ryan State Park is located in remote Lincoln County because that allows it to remain one of the unspoiled gems in the state park system.

Churchill County immunization schedule for August

Churchill County immunization schedule for August

2021 Community Wide Reunion

EVENT: Seventh annual Community Wide Reunion: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Wave football reloads, eyes return to state championship

Fallon opens season Friday vs. 5A Reno

For the first time in two years, football returns to the Lahontan Valley when it should: under the lights on a Friday night in the late summer and fall.

Feinstein calls for probe of capture, resale of wild horses

The California senator also wants the federal Bureau of Land Management to reevaluate the $1,000 cash payments it offers those who adopt the mustangs.

Around our community: Big events upcoming

This year’s cantaloupe festival at the Churchill County Fairgrounds is Aug 27-29. Ticket prices: One day is $8 for adults and $2 for children 10 and under. A weekend pass is $12 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under.

Tuesday, August 17

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Climate Engine: monitoring global weather extremes from Carson City

Justin Huntington has eyes all over the world.

Update: NV Energy cancels plans for outage due to changing weather conditions

NV Energy is monitoring fire weather conditions in the Carson-Minden PSOM zone, which impacts some customers in Genoa, Carson CIty and Minden, NV and a Public Safety Outage Management event is highly likely on today and ending on Wednesday, August 18 at 6 p.m. This outage will impact approximately 600 customers.

Winds drive Dixie Fire toward Susanville

Winds spawned by a new weather system arrived Monday afternoon and pushed the Dixie Fire within a few miles of Susanville

Sisolak: No masks at events that require vaccines

Large events held in Nevada can add themselves to the growing number of places in the U.S. where people in crowds are asked to prove they have been inoculated against COVID-19

Update: Smoke, ash arrive in Gardnerville from new Sierra Fire

A wildfire burning south of Pollock Pines is sending up a smoke plume that has prompted 911 calls in Gardnerville.

Carson City students return to school

Mark Twain Elementary School students and parents began lining up well before 8 a.m. when doors officially opened Monday.

Monday, August 16

Letters to the editor for August 14, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal for August 14, 2021

Sierra Lutheran student ready to serve in Nevada Youth Legislature

Sierra Lutheran High School sophomore Joseph Seddon joins 20 others from around the state to be part of the Nevada Youth Legislature

Fernley man sentenced for child pornography

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says there were nearly 120,000 images and 4,945 videos of child porn in his computers.

Wind forecasts brings new worries to California fire lines

Conditions that suppressed the huge Dixie Fire overnight were expected to give way late in the day to winds that could push flames toward communities.

Laxalt challenges Cortez Masto, files to run for U.S. Senate

Republican Adam Laxalt is aiming to unseat Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto.

JoAnne Skelly: Creative reuse in the garden

Think of all the little cantaloupes, squashes or even big tomatoes that could have their own little hammock for support.

Wildlife expert to speak at Carson City Rotary meeting

Wildlife specialist Matt Maples will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Carson City meeting Tuesday

Fire weather watch for Carson City, smoke could be cleared out

Carson City could see smoke from California wildfires clear out by Wednesday but Monday and Tuesday could be hazardous

Jim Hartman: Mandating masks, requiring COVID-19 vaccines

The law is clear that state required mandatory vaccinations are constitutionally permissible.

Jim Valentine: Overlooking the details

Buyers usually focus on the floorplan, price and other obvious components of the property but once in a while things slip by unnoticed.

Haskin named Lyon County community development director

Lyon County has hired Andrew Haskin as community development director.

Open Space, Parks and Rec to discuss Carson City dog use policy

The Open Space Advisory Committee and the Parks and Recreation Commission will meet separately this week to discuss ideas for a new city dog policy or ordinance.

Sunday, August 15

Trina Machacek: A moth in the bathroom

Bugs and all things that slither and flutter and skitter are not my cup of tea. Especially when I find one floating in a glass of iced tea

Woman calls 911 seven times, is arrested, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

America’s heritage, music, food is focus of travel in 2022

The year 2022 is only four months away, so we’re beginning to think of where we want to travel.

Laxalt lauded at his Basque Fry, then files for Senate

The buzz at this year’s sixth annual Basque Fry hovered on former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt and if he would announce a run for U.S. Senate.

Carson City Sheriff's Office seeks volunteers, offers citizen academy

The deadline for applications for the Citizens Academy is Sept. 10.

Kelly Bullis: Crypto exchanges will have to start the 1099 Tattling Game

Buried in the new “infrastructure bill” is a new provision about crypto currency reporting.

Faith & Insight: The ever-flowing spirit

When I first heard of the Holy Spirit, I was amazed at all that this third person of the Godhead had done.

Western Nevada College students could get $1,800 in emergency funds

WNC students could receive up to $1,800 through the U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

Historic V&T Railway resuming for first time in 18 months

Service returns on Aug. 28 with an opening ceremony at Eastgate Depot in Carson City.

Saturday, August 14

Guy Farmer: Fear mongering on climate change

Just call me a selfish fool for questioning the latest UN climate change report.

Carson City road report for August 16 to 22, 2021

Carson City road report for August 16 to 22, 2021

Will Norvell be the first to get Nevada Wolf Pack perfect?

No Nevada Wolf Pack football coach, in fact, has ever turned in a perfect, undefeated season.

Pam’s Blooms brings color and joy

Pam Karg's Flower Shop on Wheels will be selling fresh blooms the first Saturday each month in front of Aunt B’s Antique’s.

Ask Dirk: Am I getting the most from my air conditioner?

There are some things that you can check to make sure that you're getting the most from your system.

Past Pages for August 14 to 17, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Solis: Workforce development, in-person learning keys to success at WNC

Western Nevada College President Vincent Solis recently shared some insights about what to expect as students return for the 2021-22 year, including the partnerships, projects or ongoing efforts the college has worked to establish.

Get Healthy Carson City: Community Health Centers are here for you

Community health centers provide access to primary and preventive healthcare services.

Roger Diez: Good week for street course fans

If you’re a fan of road and street course racing, last weekend was heaven on earth.

Friday, August 13

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State workers must get shots or weekly tests effective Monday

The mandate that state workers show proof of vaccination or take a weekly COVID test takes effect Monday, Aug. 15.

Glover takes over as Douglas athletic director

Glover replaces Marc Walling at the helm of the Tiger athletic department

Douglas High School has a new athletic director in charge for the 2021-22 season. For Tiger fans, it'll be a familiar face.

Historic bookstore closes its doors

Situated in a quiet corner of the historic district, Morley's Books is rooted in Carson City history. Not only has it welcomed readers from all over the city, but it’s housed governors, prostitutes, and ghosts (if you believe the stories) over the course of a century and a half. It closes it's doors for good today.

Ninth record high since mid-June recorded at Lake Tahoe

Another heat record fell at Lake Tahoe on Thursday when the high temperature reached 90 degrees

Lawsuit: Feds withholding wildfire fuel break information

The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act in federal court in Reno on Aug. 9

Officials: Agreement ending 10-day Reno transit bus strike

Teamsters Local 533 President Gary Watson said the union and Keolis Transit reached an agreement on health care

Welcome back to all Carson High School Senators

Blue skies are returning to CHS, and this school year looks to be sunshiny and bright.

Fallon man charged with possessing 2.6 pounds of meth

Jerry Cisneros of Fallon has been arrested on multiple drug charges.

Nevada lawmakers start study of Sisolak's 'Innovation Zones'

The proposal first appeared in Sisolak's State of the State address but was never introduced in the Legislature.

Stars and Stripes, serving since the Civil War, marks 160 years

Stars and Stripes is an independent military newspaper distributed to the troops overseas.

Carson City school officials collect input on ESSER funds

“I want to say last year was very, very tiring on our health staff, and we need support for this year to get through all of this."

Carson City School District outlines plan for COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 testing will be required for unvaccinated students, staff and volunteers participating in activities that involve traveling to schools outside of the county.

Thursday, August 12

Bat positive for rabies in Carson City

An individual found the bat and reported it without having direct contact with the bat.

Nevada becomes more populous and diverse, but growth slows

The majority-minority state ranked as the United States' third most ethnically diverse.

Active COVID-19 cases climb over 800 in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported 476 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week in the Quad County region.

COVID surge appears to be slowing in Nevada

Cases have increased just 15 percent in the past two weeks compared to over 100 percent nationally.

Carson City mayor seeks feedback on how to fund road repairs

“(People tell me), ‘The cracks are getting wider. Things are growing in the cracks.' You spin the wheel and tell me what to cut.”

Fires charring western range set up ranchers for hardship

The Dixie Fire has burned 790 square miles, destroyed some 550 homes and nearly obliterated the town of Greenville. It was 30% contained.

Advocates for condemned Nevada killer release clemency plea

Attorneys for Floyd argue the jury that sentenced Floyd to death wasn't asked to consider whether he suffered brain damage

Washoe officials say parent sent child to school with COVID-19

Those kept from school are expected to participate in home-learning and keep up with school work

Mike Nash brings the beach vibes to Carson City on Saturday

Mike Nash performs Saturday with his band at the Levitt AMP Concert Series hosted by the Brewery Arts Center.

Cheering for Krysta from afar

Krysta Palmer's fan page, Cheering for Krysta, has grown exponentially since the Northern Nevada native made history in Tokyo.

Nevada officials hit impasse over coyote killing contests

Frustrated Department of Wildlife commissioners warned that inaction would result in the issue landing in the state Legislature.

Wednesday, August 11

Dennis Cassinelli: The loneliest road in America

I take exception to the claim that “There were no points of interest along the route.”

Sisolak names Shellie Hughes new taxation director

She replaces Melanie Young, who will transfer to the Finance Office

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Briefs: Peters signed by Rangers, NIAA says fall sports are on

The Texas Rangers picked up Western Nevada College grad DJ Peters while the NIAA announces that fall high school sports should be a go.

DA: Vegas landlord in tenant shooting handled eviction 'his way'

Arnoldo Lozano-Sanchez "made statements about the victims not paying rent and that he was certainly upset about it"

Palmer blown away by homecoming celebration

Krysta Palmer returned to Carson Valley Swim Center Sunday for a homecoming celebration where her diving career began.

635 freshmen at Carson High orientation Tuesday

Carson City schools officially open their doors to students Monday; meet-and-greet activities continue this week.

Huge Dixie Fire grows; Montana blaze threatens towns

The east end of Northern California's massive Dixie Fire flared up Tuesday as afternoon winds increased.

Grazing for God: Goats clear Carson City church lot

Shari and Denton Wood’s High Desert Graziers are assisting Northern Nevada businesses in eradicating pesky weeds and cheatgrass.

Past pages for August 11 to 13, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Jeanette Strong: Sad little snowflakes

“We’ve needed new language for these issues. ‘Political correctness’ is a dated term and, more importantly, doesn’t apply anymore. ‘Cancel culture’ is a vacuous term and doesn’t translate into a political program; ‘woke’ is a good epithet, but it’s too broad, too terminal, too easily brushed aside. ‘Critical race theory’ is the perfect villain.” Christopher Rufo, The New Yorker, June 18, 2021

Tom Riggins: Hype and hypocrisy

We apparently have two pandemics, one for the COVID virus and one for fear. Mask. Don’t mask. Get vaccinated. Get vaccinated and you won’t need to wear a mask. Oops, vaccinated people must wear masks too. You must obey. Now spin around and clap like a seal. No wonder no one trusts the government on this.

State’s longest running agricultural event opens Aug. 27

Plans are shaping up for the annual Fallon Cantaloupe Festival, which begins its 35th year in less than three weeks at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.

Colleagues remember WNC instructor who loved Churchill County

Bonnie York enjoyed both teaching and working with cattle

Their friendship both in and out of the classroom covered more than 40 years. Doris Dwyer, who taught humanities before retiring in 2015, first met Bonnie York in 1980 when she was hired to teach business-related courses and then computer science at Western Nevada Community College (now Western Nevada College).

Churchill County offers back-to-school immunizations

All offered at the Pennington Life Center, 952 S. Maine St., in Fallon

Churchill County is offering back-to-school immunization clinics for children in August at the William N. Pennington Life Center:

Museum begins book sale with annual meeting

Bob Getto, left, president of the Churchill County Museum Association Board of Trustees, and Museum Director Teri Hedgpeth welcome members to the museum’s annual meeting and social. The Churchill County Museum Association kicked off a two-week book sale with their annual meeting and an ice cream social.

2021 Community Wide Reunion

Seventh annual Community Wide Reunion is coming together for the weekend of Aug. 20-22. FRIDAY: Friday kicks off the annual reunion with a public library video yearbook display for most of the day, and music provided by The Coaches Band beginning at 7 p.m. at the Fallon Theatre.

Fallon Community Day scheduled for Saturday

Free school supplies available for area children

Churchill County will host its annual Fallon Community Day event on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the William N. Pennington Life Center, 952 S. Maine St.

Churchill County Board of School Trustees meets Wednesday

A regular meeting of the Churchill County Board of School Trustees will be held Wednesday at the district office (690 S. Maine St.) beginning at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is available in person and in the virtual platform of GotoWebinar.

The Nevada Traveler: Lagomarsino Canyon remains a special place

Sometimes you visit a place and get a vibe. It’s that sense that there is more going on than meets the eye. For example, it could be something you feel when exploring a Nevada ghost town that has only a handful of ruins still standing and knowing there’s so much more to its story.

Avoid sweating by just chilling

Watson here, and it is National Lazy Day. I am not going to do anything that will make me sweat because right now the temperature is 102 degrees. Yes, dogs sweat, but we sweat differently than humans. Unlike humans, we cannot sweat through our skin to cool off.

Strong named executive director of OANV

Nathan G. Strong has been named the new executive director of Opportunity Alliance Nevada.

Fallon grads to continue athletic careers at next level

Graduated seniors Julian Evans, Dylin Valerio, Levi Andrews and Josiah Rosario will play football at various schools this fall, Avery Strasdin will suit up for Adams State’s basketball team in Alamosa, Colo., and Shaw Lee will continue his baseball career at Butte College, a two-year school in Oroville, Calif. Evans and Valerio will join a handful of former teammates at Feather River, a two-year school in Quincy, Calif., Andrews heads to Butte and Rosario will play for Dordt University, a private evangelical Christian school in Sioux Center, Iowa.

NIAA releases new guidance as Fallon, Oasis begin fall season

Weekly testing and masks are back in Silver State high school athletics. But, as of now, it’s full steam ahead with the regular fall season, which began last weekend with practices and tryouts. Games are allowed to begin next week when Fallon’s football team hosts Reno from the 5A.

Oasis Academy Bighorn bulletin: Oasis students represent Nevada at National Finals High School Rodeo

Three Oasis Academy students took part in the National Finals High School Rodeo in Lincoln, Neb., July 18-24. Tayler Felton and Ali and Tylie Norcutt all made Nevada, Fallon, and Oasis Academy proud with their performances.

Carson City’s Redwood Materials announces $700M investment round

“With this capital, Redwood will be able to accelerate our mission to make battery materials sustainable and affordable,” says company CEO JB Straubel.

If you have drugs but no license, use the turn signal, Carson City Sheriff says

Crimes reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Tuesday, August 10

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Carson City Sheriff seeks check fraud suspect

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information to identify a check fraud suspect.

Nevada gives wrongfully convicted man nearly $2 million

Frank Lapeña was awarded a certificate of innocence after an extensive review of evidence, including DNA evidence, cleared him of the murder and robbery of Hilda Krause

Carson City Sheriff seeks Jeep from injury crash

A 61-year-old male had been ejected and was found on the roadway. The male was transported by Care Flight.

Venture capitalist joins race for Nevada governor

Republican venture capitalist Guy Nohra announced he is running for Nevada governor

Landlord kills 2, wounds 1 in rent dispute, Vegas police say

The names of the dead women and the wounded man, all in their 50s, were not immediately made public.

Carson City children’s museum to host first gala Sept. 18

The event will feature a social hour, dinner, magic show, door prizes, and silent auction items.

Los Angeles deputies shot in ambush sue Dayton company

Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies badly wounded in an ambush shooting last year sued a Dayton company Monday for making the parts for a "ghost gun" used in the attack.

Northern Nevada dog trainers busier than ever

Pandemic puppies are giving dog training and boarding operations a rise in new business.

Extended federal unemployment benefits end Sept. 4

That includes the program providing an added $300 a week on top of any other benefits a claimant receives.

Monday, August 9

Jim Hartman: Biden’s ATF ‘anti-gun man’

David Chipman, President Biden’s nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, is a zealous anti-gun activist whose Senate confirmation now is in jeopardy.

Amodei views minting of commemorative Carson City silver dollars

Rep. Mark Amodei toured the Philadelphia mint this week to view the minting of the 2021 Morgan silver dollars honoring the Carson City Mint.

14-year-old becomes youngest to swim length of Lake Tahoe

James Savage of Los Banos completed the trip in 12 hours on Aug. 1 when he swam from Camp Richardson in South Lake Tahoe, California to the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village.

No serious injuries in small plane crash in south Reno

Authorities say all three people on board a small plane escaped serious injury when it crashed during an emergency landing Monday on the south end of Reno.

Gov. Sisolak calls out racist comments aimed at his wife

Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a statement Monday calling out what he described as blatantly racist comments by Nye County Commissioner Donna Cox.

Sisolak names Cancela chief of staff

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday announced that former state Sen. Yvanna Cancela will be his new chief of staff.

NDOT announces winning traffic safety messages

Nevadans will see creative traffic safety messages on electronic freeway signs as NDOT displays vote-winning safety reminders

Carson City School District seeking input on ESSER funds to address learning loss

The Carson City School District will hold a workshop Tuesday to discuss Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds at 6 p.m.

Skies clear, allowing aircraft to help fight Dixie Fire

Thick smoke that held down winds and temperatures in the zone of the largest single wildfire in California history cleared Monday from scenic Northern California forestlands, allowing firefighting aircraft to rejoin the battle to contain the massive Dixie Fire.

Carson City Library hosts children's authors in August

Two storytimes in August will feature authors reading their own books.

New Carson teacher back at his first American school

German Fernandez-Hernandez, a former Eagle Valley student, is becoming a math teacher with the district.

Sunday, August 8

Trina Machacek: Air with a side of vitamins

For a few years I was lucky enough to do a tiny bit of traveling on the back of a wonderful Honda Goldwing motorcycle.

Western Nevada College taking applications for career scholarships

The William N. Pennington CTE Scholarship allows students to elevate their careers through relevant education and training.

Nevada sets campaign to reduce pedestrian deaths

Nevada law enforcement agencies are joining forces this month to reduce vehicle versus pedestrian fatalities.

Jim Valentine: Cost saving moves

It helps your peace of mind and bottom line if you plan your transaction to make sure that things work to your best interest.

Faith & Insight: Do not grow weary or lose heart

In the Bible, the Christian life is often compared to an athletic event.

Jazz & Beyond kicks off Aug. 13 in Carson City

Mile High Jazz Band Association’s annual Jazz & Beyond Music & Art Festival returns for the 18th year

Saturday, August 7

Guy Farmer: U.N. invited to probe U.S. human rights

When Biden and Blinken tell us that the United Nations is going to investigate "systemic racism" in our great country, we should tell them to stop pandering to repressive regimes that hate America.

Carson City road report for August 9 to 15, 2021

Carson City road report for August 9 to 15, 2021

Joe Santoro: Reno to Michigan to NFL for McNamara?

Jim Harbaugh seems to have an affection for Reno-area quarterbacks.

Commission to reduce violence against Indigenous women to start work

Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, say their legislation to address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women is entering its next phase.

Kelly Bullis: Solo 401(k) retirement plan

There are many retirement plan options out there, the simplest is a basic IRA. BUT, if you want to put a LOT away, a “Solo 401(k)” may be just the ticket for you.

Past Pages for August 7 to 10, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

'Staffing nightmare' – Reno-Sparks childcare providers do best to cope in the COVID era

Thousands of preschools and daycares across the country have closed temporarily or permanently as a pandemic casualty. Here in Washoe County, 23 businesses have closed permanently between February 2020 and June 2021.

Roger Diez: Poor start, terrific battle in Hungary

The only major race last Sunday was the Hungarian Grand Prix for Formula 1, and it was perhaps the most bizarre race of the season so far.

Visit Carson City director to speak to Rotary Club

Visit Carson City Executive Director David Peterson will be the featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Carson City meeting Tuesday.

Friday, August 6

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Mourner: Nevada trooper killed in chase had 'warrior spirit'

A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper who died in the line of duty last week was remembered Friday as a soft-spoken family man.

Statement: Carson schools won’t require student face masks

Students are not required to wear facemasks inside any Carson City School District building.

COVID-19 death toll in Nevada passes 6,000 amid case surge

More than 6,000 people in Nevada have died of COVID-19 the state surpassed Friday as officials struggle to respond to another surge of the coronavirus.

South Tahoe police arrest 2 suspects in 2019 killing

Police have arrested a suspect in the 2019 killing of a 61-year-old South Lake Tahoe man and charged a woman accused of being an accessory to the murder after the fact.

'We have an advantage': Demand grows for alternative building materials

In the COVID era of rising material costs and massive project delays, companies that use non-traditional building materials may have a leg up on the competition.

Dixie Fire explodes to third-largest in California history

The blaze grew by 110 square miles Thursday night to Friday morning, making it the largest wildfire currently raging in the nation.

Lyon commissioners name county complex for Trump

Lyon County commissioners voted 3-2 on Thursday to name the Justice Complex in Yerington after Trump.

Carson City Back-to-School orientation and sneak preview

Carson City School District wants all students and parents to be aware of some important back-to-school information and event dates this year.

Thursday, August 5

Carson, Lyon report COVID-19 deaths

Carson City and Lyon County reported deaths due to COVID-19 during the week of July 29 to Aug. 4

Keller relishes trip to Div. II College World Series

Douglas High graduate Haden Keller talks about his summer baseball experiences, from the Div. II College World Series to a collegiate baseball league in Alaska.

Sisolak: No plans to reimpose more restrictions or order closures

Sisolak said officials are looking at vaccination requirements for all students attending colleges and universities.

Collecting booms as a hobby

Sierra Nevada Sports Collectibles in Carson offers collectors a plethora of options into any sport

Sierra Nevada Sports Collectibles in Carson City is helping hobby-goers new and old regrow their interest in collecting.

Carson City supervisors nix blanket ban of curbside cannabis pickup

The Carson City Board of Supervisors decided Thursday to consider regulating curbside cannabis pickup rather than banning the practice.

MGM selling Las Vegas Strip land to New York firm

The buyout easily ranks among the biggest real estate deals ever on the Las Vegas Strip.

Choosing Carson: Schools' incoming staff greeted at Governor's Mansion

Forty-six new teachers, social workers and counselors are preparing for the 2021-22 school year in Carson City.

Playing with a passion: The Fire set for Carson City show Saturday

The Fire bring their exciting blend of Scottish music to Carson City this Saturday at the Levitt AMP Concert Series.

'We lost Greenville.' Fire decimates Sierra Nevada town

The Dixie Fire, swollen by bone-dry vegetation and 40 mph gusts, raged through the northern Sierra Nevada town of Greenville.

Letters to the editor for August 4, 2021

Letters to the editor for August 4, 2021

Carson City, RTC taking measures to increase school zone safety

The Carson City School District Board of Trustees heard from the city’s Public Works Transportation staff on updating the local school zones.

Ronni Hannaman: Pass the chips, please, I need a new car

If you are in the market for a new car, you may be in for more than sticker shock, for the pickings may be slim and what you see on car lots today is what you get.

Wednesday, August 4

Sisolak orders masks for all school teachers, staff and volunteers

Masks also mandated for all Washoe and Clark students

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday issued a directive mandating masks for all teachers, staff and volunteers in Nevada’s 17 school districts and all students in Washoe and Clark counties.

Class-action claim in Wynn Resorts lawsuit revived

U.S. District Judge Andrew Gordon ruled the case can go forward alleging that Wynn and executives at his Las Vegas-based company violated SEC laws.

Las Vegas mayor discloses she tested positive for COVID-19

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman disclosed that she tested positive for COVID-19.

Nevada sees more registered voters, mostly nonpartisans

Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske reported 16,851 more active voters in July, an increase of just under 1%.

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Back to School clothing exchange Saturday in Carson City

The Carson City Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host a community Back to School Clothing Exchange on Saturday.

Photo Gallery: Sheriff's Night Out

Carson City families and residents gathered at Mills Park on Tuesday to celebrate law enforcement at Sheriff's Night Out. Photo gallery by Faith Evans.

Lyon County officials probe people living in RVs

Lyon County is investigating a number of code enforcement complaints alleging that people are living in recreational vehicles on private property or county easements/rights of way.

Sisolak: Biden promises no nukes to Yucca Mountain

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday that President Joe Biden has promised to block shipping nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain.

Past Pages for August 4 to 6, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Dennis Cassinelli: The good and bad of Battle Mountain

For many years, I have traveled Interstate 80 while working for NDOT on my way to Elko, Wells, Utah and other places east. Sometimes we stopped at Battle Mountain for fuel or food.

Churchill project one step closer to federal funding, Amodei says

The $300,000 Churchill County Water Treatment Plant will aid in the construction of a new water treatment plant.

FRW meeting to discuss domestic violence awareness

The guest speaker will be Jennifer Hockaday, Ms. Elite United States Woman of Achievement 2021.

Fallon finds little luck as Babe Ruth tournament’s host

The Fallon 13U all-stars hosted the Pacific Southwest Babe Ruth Regional Tournament for the first time in more than a decade.

Lions Club seeks Labor Day parade entries

This year’s theme is “Celebrating the Survival of the Pandemic.”

Hawaii Kai comes back to win regional title in Fallon

A pair of Hawaiian teams battled on the mainland for the right to advance to this month’s Babe Ruth World Series.

Governor says ‘mask up’ in Churchill County

Masks are required at Naval Air Station Fallon while individuals are in an indoor setting regardless of vaccination status.

Ken Beaton: The big breakout

We all know what happened on June 6, 1944. But raise your hand if you know the significance of July 25, 1944?

State treasurer to speak at CEDA breakfast

Nevada state Treasurer Zach Conine will speak to the CEDA Business Council Breakfast on Aug. 11.

Researcher focuses on restoring disturbed ecosystems

Shriver’s work centers on restoration ecology, or the practice of restoring damaged and destroyed ecosystems and habitats through human intervention.

Carson City School District: No changes on mask mandate

Schools will begin the year with a face mask mandate for all students, staff and visitors regardless of vaccination status.

Horticulture classes offered for area gardeners

Participants will learn science-based horticulture information and practices for Northern Nevada.

The Nevada Traveler: When Nevada roads had colorful names and not just numbers

"Over time, as the automobile grew more popular, communities began to compete to attract travelers to travel on their highway."

Today is National Assistant Dog Day

The “Assistant Dogs of America-Therapy Dog Program” is a service/assistant program that provides assistance dogs at little or no cost to seniors.

Churchill County offers back-to-school immunizations

COVID vaccines are available for free to children aged 12 and older.

Work progressing on Churchill County’s Rafter 3C Center

The Rafter 3C Center will provide a new event space for livestock events, auto and equipment shows and arena/concert events.

Navy journalist has no regrets: Carlson retires after 20 years of service

Chief Petty Officer Lawrence Carlson was recently celebrated among family and colleagues at the new Navy Operational Support Center at Naval Air Station Fallon.

Commissioners meet Thursday, Aug. 5

Commissioners meet at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.

U.S. 95 from Fallon to Schurz complete

Launched last fall, the project repaved approximately 30 miles of U.S. 95 between the U.S. 95A junction in Schurz and 10 miles south of Fallon.

Tuesday, August 3

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

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Public Utilities Commission

Palmer returns to airport celebration

Krysta Palmer returned to quite the welcome at Reno-Tahoe Airport Tuesday afternoon.

Esmeralda County drops off the risk for virus list, Storey is now on it

Storey County will have a mask mandate if the county doesn’t lower the infection rate by Aug. 13.

Carson City Cultural Commission accepting grant applications

The Carson City Cultural Commission is accepting applications for the Redevelopment Special Event Grants.

Nevada hospitalization rates surpass last summer's surge

Nevada on Monday reported 1,130 people were hospitalized and confirmed to have COVID-19 and 94 hospitalized people who were suspected to have the illness.

NHP troopers arrest armed robbery suspect

Caban was booked into the Churchill County jail.

Feds plan 50% more wild horse roundups due to drought

The emergency roundups that began Sunday and Monday target about 6,000 additional animals primarily in Nevada, Oregon and Colorado.

Suspect sought in vehicle burglary at Carson City gym

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information to identify a vehicle burglary suspect

Relatives of Ohio shooting victims sue gun magazine maker in Nevada

The complaint accuses magazine maker Kyung Chang Industry USA Inc., of deliberately marketing and selling 100-round magazines.

Sierra Nevada red fox to be listed as federally endangered

The population of the Sierra Nevada red fox has dipped to just 40 animals in area of the Sierra stretching from Lake Tahoe to south of Yosemite National Park.

Krysta Palmer celebration set for Sunday in Minden

The Carson Valley Swim Center in Minden will host a homecoming celebration for Krysta Palmer on Sunday, Aug. 8.

Reno Aces set ‘Play Ball’ for Sunday, Aug. 8 before game

The Reno Aces and Mayor Hillary Schieve have rescheduled the Play Ball Initiative and National Baseball Day for Sunday

Official: 26 shots fired at driver in NHP trooper death

The NHP trooper, crumpled inside the car, wasn't hit by any of the shots fired by one trooper and three Nevada state parole and probation officers.

Lyon County makes second bid to honor Trump

The Lyon County Commission on Thursday will consider naming the Justice Complex in Yerington the Donald J. Trump Justice Complex.

Monday, August 2

Casino owner donating site for Las Vegas shooting memorial

MGM Resorts International called creation of a facility commemorating "victims and heroes of 1 October" vital to continued community recovery

JoAnne Skelly: Pruning bridal wreath spirea

On the whole, bridal wreath spireas need little pruning. However, they can become tall and leggy with branches reaching beyond their planting location.

JoAnne Skelly: Plants suffer when planted at the wrong time

Our environment with its excessive winds, low humidity, heat and extremely bright sun allows many plants to “burn,” particularly newbies.

Krysta Palmer, Jian Li You ‘welcome home’ Tuesday at Reno airport

UNR will host a “welcome home” ceremony for Krysta Palmer and Jian Li You at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Tuesday.

Horsford says $9.5 million added to Tahoe Restoration funding

Rep. Steven Horsford, R-Nev., said Friday the House Appropriations Act includes an additional $9.5 million for the restoration of Lake Tahoe.

Scott Crawford: Try a new shopping experience with a local retailer

Sometime this week, stop by a local Carson City retailer, and say hello. Buy a couple of items, and show them how much you care.

Carson City School District to host back-to-school immunization days

Carson City Health and Human Services is working with the Carson City School District to offer children all school-required vaccinations.

Robert Seale: Hedge funds are working for Nevada

Tourism, gaming, mining, manufacturing, and logistics all get their due as the state’s economic drivers.

Carson City supervisors to discuss prohibiting curbside pickup of cannabis

The board will gather Thursday, Aug. 5 at 8:30 a.m. in the Robert “Bob” Crowell board room at the Community Center, 851 E William St.

Sunday, August 1

Man throws drugs, adds to his list of charges, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Carson City Sheriff’s Office hosts Night Out on Tuesday

On Tuesday, Aug. 3, 5-8 p.m., all are invited to celebrate Sheriff’s Night Out at Mills Park, 1111 E. William St.

Settelmeyer, Titus renew call for limits on governor’s emergency powers

Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, has renewed his call to put some limits on the governor’s emergency powers.

Jim Valentine: These times and real estate

We still live in communities in Northern Nevada that understand the community is only as good as the people living and serving it.

Faith & Insight: Other fires to extinguish

We can determine to help those who have been devastated by the words of others, and repair the damage done by our own tongues.

Area staffing agencies: Market faces ‘tremendous wage pressure’

In Northern Nevada, even before the pandemic, finding enough qualified people to place into open jobs was an issue, said Celeste Johnson, CEO of The Applied Companies.

Blessed with bronze, Palmer medals in 2020 Olympics

Krysta Palmer will bring the bronze medal back to Northern Nevada

Krysta Palmer medaled Sunday in the 3-meter individual diving competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games