An evacuation order has been issued for Douglas County residents at Lake Tahoe
On Monday, Aug. 30, Emma Watson Cervantes ran away from home in Carson City
Two thermal cameras are in place for the Caldor Fire to help firefighters see active flames through the dense smoke
Carson High School football is hoping to get in a full contest versus Reno this Friday
“We are preparing for the worst-case scenario,” said Jon Bakkedahl of the Division of Emergency Management.
Businesses and organizations are stepping in to offer additional support to displaced Caldor Fire evacuees.
The Nevada Department of Transportation is advising motorists to seek alternate routes as lane closures continue for U.S. 50
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 Todd Russell on Monday awarded almost $170,000 in fees to the attorneys
Photos from the Caldor Fire burning near Lake Tahoe. All photos by The Associated Press
A ferocious wildfire swept toward Lake Tahoe on Tuesday just hours after roads were clogged with fleeing cars
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.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors and Carson City School District Board of Trustees will hold a joint meeting Thursday
News alerts are dominated by stories of wildfires and extreme weather in many parts of the U.S.
Gov. Steve Sisolak included a clause in his Caldor Fire emergency declaration delegating the power to order mandatory evacuations to Douglas County.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday declared a state of emergency as the Caldor Fire reached the edge of the Tahoe Basin.
Several organizations (Carson City Republican Party, Battle Born, Stand Tall Nevada, plus others) are banding together to support our Lake Tahoe fire evacuees.
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.
Nevada has not won a Mountain West division title, let alone an overall conference championship
Lyon County asks NDOT to help reduce traffic crashes on Highway 50 throughout central Lyon County.
Evacuation orders include part of South Lake Tahoe and about 15 miles up the western shore of the lake.
The seeds of a downturn for Nevada's hemp industry were planted in 2018 when the federal farm bill legalized nationwide growth and cultivation.
Proof of President Biden’s failure to secure the border came on Aug. 12
A commercial real estate study conducted by the NAI Alliance has concluded that the Carson City economy is thriving.
The old way of filing, paying tax, and corresponding with the IRS via U.S. Mail is over! E-file everything!
In February 2020, NAMI fielded about 220 mental health phone calls in a month. By May, their numbers peaked at 1,400.
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.
A Carson City casino executive has been named to the leadership team overseeing a project development in Sparks
Crews working in rugged terrain scrambled to douse spot fires caused by erratic winds.
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 on Wednesday at the Casino Fandango
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.
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.
Duncan Golf Management has operated and maintained the city-owned Eagle Valley Golf Course since 2018.
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
The numbers (how does 40 touchdowns, 4,000 yards this year sound?) will keep the NFL interested all season long.
Carson Tahoe Health has partnered with Sina Rajamand, DO Neurosurgeon from Battle Born Brain & Spine.
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.
Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.
It is the first time the board will open the seat in a non-appointed capacity in nearly 30 years.
This weekend is one of transitions as NASCAR completes its regular season and sets the playoff field
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
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.
Who wants to miss this onetime opportunity to celebrate the beginning of their final year at CHS?
The former state court judge who was reprimanded for cursing and throwing a pocket U.S. Constitution against a courtroom wall
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.
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.
This three-part workshop will help you plan for the next stage for your business, for yourself, and for generations to come.
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.
Focus groups indicated the project should avoid political topics and personal details about the shooter
Some 14,000 firefighters facing changing weather conditions battled more than a dozen large wildfires across California
The rate was just 5.3 percent in Carson City and 4.9 percent in Reno-Sparks.
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.
Smoke from the nearby forest fires has postponed Sunday’s Reno Aces Military Appreciation Night.
Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve said she is not a candidate to become Nevada's next lieutenant governor.
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
If the smoke clears by Friday evening, Carson High School is still hoping to have a football game.
Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported nine deaths, 570 new cases, and 171 additional recoveries of COVID-19
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.
The 14-day rolling average number of people getting shots is now up to 6,400, an increase of 200 from the week before.
Douglas High cross country got to open its season Friday afternoon, but the rest of the Tiger athletic events haven't been so fortunate.
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 casinos set an all-time record in July, raking in $1.36 billion.
Chicken thighs contain twice as much fat as chicken breasts — but the majority of the fat is unsaturated.
Judges rule development plan fails to adequately address potential harm to air and water quality
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Inc. is collecting food and clothing donations from through Sept. 8.
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
My favorite place to visit in the region is the Valley of Fire Nevada State Park.
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.
International Overdose Awareness Day was initiated in 2001 by Sally J Finn at The Salvation Army in St Kilda, Melbourne.
The Carson City School District will close Fremont Elementary School Thursday and Friday due to four confirmed cases of COVID-19.
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.
Stay informed on possible air quality-related cancellations by checking event webpages.
Nevada would have received $282 million over the next 18 years
Carson High is hoping to get a full, four-quarter home game Friday against Wooster.
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 held a home retrofitting Q&A last week to help residents protect their property from going up in flames.
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.
Teenager Ku Stevens ran 50 miles from Carson City to Yerington
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 https://www.nevadaappeal.com/bestoffallon2021/ and write in your favorites in the various categories.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
Oasis Academy public charter school kicks off its 10th anniversary serving the Fallon Community this year.
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.
Aug. 25, 1944 was an historic day for Parisiennes and everyone who enjoys their freedom.
Churchill County has updated its COVID vaccine and testing schedule for the rest of August.
The public is invited to attend the William N. Pennington Life Center’s Open House on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.
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.
Clark County echoes claims raised by two Las Vegas communications executives against online hotel booking services.
The number of Nevada counties not flagged for high risk of virus transmission has now grown to seven from a low of five.
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.
The Caldor Fire has scorched about 184 square miles and destroyed at least 455 homes since breaking out Aug. 14.
The National Weather Service has no estimate for when Carson City will catch a break from wildfire haze and smoke.
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
Health officials in Nevada reported a weekend total of more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases for the second time this month
As of Aug. 10, the district had approximately 480 teachers, 346 educational support personnel and 47 administrators.
Beginning with the spring semester, all students attending in person classes at the Nevada System of Higher Education must be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Western Nevada College is a three-campus institution serving more than 4,500 students per semester.
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.
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
Carson High boys soccer will have a few speed bumps in the way to start this season.
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 in Carson City.
Bill Hockstedler of Pahrump joins a growing list of Republicans contesting the race.
One-way traffic and travel delays will occur on State Routes 208 and 338 in Douglas and Lyon counties
Trustees will hold a workshop Tuesday to discuss the process for hiring a new superintendent.
Research indicates that 56 percent of those landlords are dealing with delinquent renters.
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.
The Capital City Brewfest takes place Aug. 28th, from 3-8 p.m. along Curry Street at McFadden Plaza.
“It was, ‘Welcome on board. Let’s get trains going!’”
Breastfeeding is best for the baby and the mother, it is a great source of nutrition
Carson High volleyball potentially kicks off its season Tuesday at home against Bishop Manogue.
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.
Crews were digging in and burning out fire lines amid another round of high winds that contributed to the fury of the Caldor Fire.
This spirit can only be accessed by the continual washing of the word and looking at our savior, Jesus Christ, face-to-face.
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.
Carson City birth announcements for July 8 to August 12, 2021
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office
Democrats will pay a high price at the polls for this preventable foreign policy fiasco in next year's midterm elections.
A reader, Gwen, wrote to ask me why apples are dropping so much fruit this year.
Carson High School’s Blue Thunder is ready to roar again this season.
It allows a small business to choose to use all or part of the credit to offset certain federal payroll taxes.
The Lucky Strike Casino will be at 2811 S. Carson St., formerly the location of Grandma Hattie’s restaurant.
Roger Penske is determined to get the crowds back to Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Douglas High School football went on the road to open its season Friday night at Lowry.
Carson High School football didn't get to kick off its season how it would have wanted Friday night.
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.
Seven people have been arrested in a two-day sting led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
A mining company that serves the agricultural industry has acquired most of a tiny desert highway town.
With a new head coach, Douglas High School football enters a new era Friday night.
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin will join Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto on a three-day, jobs-focused tour of Northern Nevada.
The Cave Rock boat ramp and parking lot will be closed on Monday, Aug. 23 for a repaving project.
Mark Davis has already left his imprint on the Las Vegas Aces franchise in his first year as the team's owner.
The Nevada Health Response team reported half of all eligible Nevadans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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 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.
The number of ransomware attacks in the U.S. have caused a major increase in the cost of cyber-security insurance.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is urging firefighters, scientists, teachers and moms to help form new strategies to deal with increasingly unhealthy air quality
Update: The earthquake has been deleted after review by a seismologist. 2.9 earthquake reported near Stagecoach
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.
None of that information is needed to receive payments from the IRS.
Residents stood during public comment to express concerns about the townhouse density.
Nevada Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall said Thursday she has accepted a position in President Joe Biden's administration.
Los Coast will perform Saturday at the Levitt AMP Concert Series hosted by the Brewery Arts Center.
Most of the damage remains within the casino and hotel industry, which is still down 67,000 jobs compared to before the pandemic.
Work programs totaling just over $1 billion will spend the American Rescue Plan funding Nevada has received.
The Dixie and Caldor fires still menaced many small clusters of homes and larger communities, including Pollock Pines and Susanville.
Use of the word “equity” in the host institution’s name stirred up uneasiness about the course.
On Aug. 12, a disabled customer dropped his wallet while using the self-check out registers. The wallet contained a large amount of cash.
More than 1,250 Nevada Army Guard soldiers served in Afghanistan on 19 unit activations.
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.
At Piazza we continue to enjoy the amazing bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables provided by local vendors at the weekly Farmer’s Market.
Northern Nevada native Sullivan Cauley's next Bellator bout is on the books, Oct. 16 at Bellator 268.
Carson High football kicks off the 2021 fall slate Friday at home against Sparks.
Philip Cowee has been selected as the Northern Nevada Development Authority’s new executive director.
A 43-year-old Northern Nevada man was convicted of two counts of second-degree murder.
Executive Director Brian Underwood shared 138 students were registered for classes
Northern California wildfires that incinerated two mountain communities continued marching through the Sierra Nevada on Wednesday
Dat-So-La-Lee was born near the mining town Sheridan in Carson Valley about 1829.
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.
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.
Steve Ranson / LVN A UNR researcher seeks to build a program for law enforcement interaction with students who have disabilities.
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:
Churchill County Commissioners meet Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Fallon Youth Club recognized individuals at a special assembly with the students.
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.
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.
EVENT: Seventh annual Community Wide Reunion: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
Justin Huntington has eyes all over the world.
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 spawned by a new weather system arrived Monday afternoon and pushed the Dixie Fire within a few miles of Susanville
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
A wildfire burning south of Pollock Pines is sending up a smoke plume that has prompted 911 calls in Gardnerville.
Mark Twain Elementary School students and parents began lining up well before 8 a.m. when doors officially opened Monday.
Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal for August 14, 2021
Sierra Lutheran High School sophomore Joseph Seddon joins 20 others from around the state to be part of the Nevada Youth Legislature
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says there were nearly 120,000 images and 4,945 videos of child porn in his computers.
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.
Republican Adam Laxalt is aiming to unseat Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto.
Think of all the little cantaloupes, squashes or even big tomatoes that could have their own little hammock for support.
Wildlife specialist Matt Maples will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Carson City meeting Tuesday
Carson City could see smoke from California wildfires clear out by Wednesday but Monday and Tuesday could be hazardous
The law is clear that state required mandatory vaccinations are constitutionally permissible.
Buyers usually focus on the floorplan, price and other obvious components of the property but once in a while things slip by unnoticed.
Lyon County has hired Andrew Haskin as community development director.
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.
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
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
The year 2022 is only four months away, so we’re beginning to think of where we want to travel.
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.
The deadline for applications for the Citizens Academy is Sept. 10.
Buried in the new “infrastructure bill” is a new provision about crypto currency reporting.
When I first heard of the Holy Spirit, I was amazed at all that this third person of the Godhead had done.
WNC students could receive up to $1,800 through the U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund
Service returns on Aug. 28 with an opening ceremony at Eastgate Depot in Carson City.
Just call me a selfish fool for questioning the latest UN climate change report.
No Nevada Wolf Pack football coach, in fact, has ever turned in a perfect, undefeated season.
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.
There are some things that you can check to make sure that you're getting the most from your system.
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.
Community health centers provide access to primary and preventive healthcare services.
If you’re a fan of road and street course racing, last weekend was heaven on earth.
The mandate that state workers show proof of vaccination or take a weekly COVID test takes effect Monday, Aug. 15.
Douglas High School has a new athletic director in charge for the 2021-22 season. For Tiger fans, it'll be a familiar face.
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.
Another heat record fell at Lake Tahoe on Thursday when the high temperature reached 90 degrees
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act in federal court in Reno on Aug. 9
Teamsters Local 533 President Gary Watson said the union and Keolis Transit reached an agreement on health care
Blue skies are returning to CHS, and this school year looks to be sunshiny and bright.
Jerry Cisneros of Fallon has been arrested on multiple drug charges.
The proposal first appeared in Sisolak's State of the State address but was never introduced in the Legislature.
Stars and Stripes is an independent military newspaper distributed to the troops overseas.
“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."
COVID-19 testing will be required for unvaccinated students, staff and volunteers participating in activities that involve traveling to schools outside of the county.
An individual found the bat and reported it without having direct contact with the bat.
The majority-minority state ranked as the United States' third most ethnically diverse.
Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported 476 new cases of COVID-19 in the last week in the Quad County region.
Cases have increased just 15 percent in the past two weeks compared to over 100 percent nationally.
“(People tell me), ‘The cracks are getting wider. Things are growing in the cracks.' You spin the wheel and tell me what to cut.”
The Dixie Fire has burned 790 square miles, destroyed some 550 homes and nearly obliterated the town of Greenville. It was 30% contained.
Attorneys for Floyd argue the jury that sentenced Floyd to death wasn't asked to consider whether he suffered brain damage
Those kept from school are expected to participate in home-learning and keep up with school work
Mike Nash performs Saturday with his band at the Levitt AMP Concert Series hosted by the Brewery Arts Center.
Krysta Palmer's fan page, Cheering for Krysta, has grown exponentially since the Northern Nevada native made history in Tokyo.
Frustrated Department of Wildlife commissioners warned that inaction would result in the issue landing in the state Legislature.
I take exception to the claim that “There were no points of interest along the route.”
She replaces Melanie Young, who will transfer to the Finance Office
The Texas Rangers picked up Western Nevada College grad DJ Peters while the NIAA announces that fall high school sports should be a go.
Arnoldo Lozano-Sanchez "made statements about the victims not paying rent and that he was certainly upset about it"
Krysta Palmer returned to Carson Valley Swim Center Sunday for a homecoming celebration where her diving career began.
Carson City schools officially open their doors to students Monday; meet-and-greet activities continue this week.
The east end of Northern California's massive Dixie Fire flared up Tuesday as afternoon winds increased.
Shari and Denton Wood’s High Desert Graziers are assisting Northern Nevada businesses in eradicating pesky weeds and cheatgrass.
“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
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.
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.
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 is offering back-to-school immunization clinics for children in August at the William N. Pennington Life Center:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nathan G. Strong has been named the new executive director of Opportunity Alliance Nevada.
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.
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.
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.
“With this capital, Redwood will be able to accelerate our mission to make battery materials sustainable and affordable,” says company CEO JB Straubel.
Crimes reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information to identify a check fraud suspect.
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
A 61-year-old male had been ejected and was found on the roadway. The male was transported by Care Flight.
Republican venture capitalist Guy Nohra announced he is running for Nevada governor
The names of the dead women and the wounded man, all in their 50s, were not immediately made public.
The event will feature a social hour, dinner, magic show, door prizes, and silent auction items.
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.
Pandemic puppies are giving dog training and boarding operations a rise in new business.
That includes the program providing an added $300 a week on top of any other benefits a claimant receives.
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.
Rep. Mark Amodei toured the Philadelphia mint this week to view the minting of the 2021 Morgan silver dollars honoring the Carson City Mint.
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.
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. Steve Sisolak issued a statement Monday calling out what he described as blatantly racist comments by Nye County Commissioner Donna Cox.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday announced that former state Sen. Yvanna Cancela will be his new chief of staff.
Nevadans will see creative traffic safety messages on electronic freeway signs as NDOT displays vote-winning safety reminders
The Carson City School District will hold a workshop Tuesday to discuss Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds at 6 p.m.
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.
Two storytimes in August will feature authors reading their own books.
German Fernandez-Hernandez, a former Eagle Valley student, is becoming a math teacher with the district.
For a few years I was lucky enough to do a tiny bit of traveling on the back of a wonderful Honda Goldwing motorcycle.
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
The William N. Pennington CTE Scholarship allows students to elevate their careers through relevant education and training.
Nevada law enforcement agencies are joining forces this month to reduce vehicle versus pedestrian fatalities.
It helps your peace of mind and bottom line if you plan your transaction to make sure that things work to your best interest.
In the Bible, the Christian life is often compared to an athletic event.
Mile High Jazz Band Association’s annual Jazz & Beyond Music & Art Festival returns for the 18th year
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.
Jim Harbaugh seems to have an affection for Reno-area quarterbacks.
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.
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.
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.
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 Executive Director David Peterson will be the featured speaker at the Rotary Club of Carson City meeting Tuesday.
A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper who died in the line of duty last week was remembered Friday as a soft-spoken family man.
Students are not required to wear facemasks inside any Carson City School District building.
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.
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.
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.
The blaze grew by 110 square miles Thursday night to Friday morning, making it the largest wildfire currently raging in the nation.
Lyon County commissioners voted 3-2 on Thursday to name the Justice Complex in Yerington after Trump.
Carson City School District wants all students and parents to be aware of some important back-to-school information and event dates this year.
Carson City and Lyon County reported deaths due to COVID-19 during the week of July 29 to Aug. 4
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 said officials are looking at vaccination requirements for all students attending colleges and universities.
Sierra Nevada Sports Collectibles in Carson City is helping hobby-goers new and old regrow their interest in collecting.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors decided Thursday to consider regulating curbside cannabis pickup rather than banning the practice.
The buyout easily ranks among the biggest real estate deals ever on the Las Vegas Strip.
Forty-six new teachers, social workers and counselors are preparing for the 2021-22 school year in Carson City.
The Fire bring their exciting blend of Scottish music to Carson City this Saturday at the Levitt AMP Concert Series.
The Dixie Fire, swollen by bone-dry vegetation and 40 mph gusts, raged through the northern Sierra Nevada town of Greenville.
The Carson City School District Board of Trustees heard from the city’s Public Works Transportation staff on updating the local school zones.
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.
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.
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 Carolyn Goodman disclosed that she tested positive for COVID-19.
Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske reported 16,851 more active voters in July, an increase of just under 1%.
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.
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 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.
Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday that President Joe Biden has promised to block shipping nuclear waste to Yucca 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.
The $300,000 Churchill County Water Treatment Plant will aid in the construction of a new water treatment plant.
The guest speaker will be Jennifer Hockaday, Ms. Elite United States Woman of Achievement 2021.
The Fallon 13U all-stars hosted the Pacific Southwest Babe Ruth Regional Tournament for the first time in more than a decade.
This year’s theme is “Celebrating the Survival of the Pandemic.”
A pair of Hawaiian teams battled on the mainland for the right to advance to this month’s Babe Ruth World Series.
Masks are required at Naval Air Station Fallon while individuals are in an indoor setting regardless of vaccination status.
We all know what happened on June 6, 1944. But raise your hand if you know the significance of July 25, 1944?
Nevada state Treasurer Zach Conine will speak to the CEDA Business Council Breakfast on Aug. 11.
Shriver’s work centers on restoration ecology, or the practice of restoring damaged and destroyed ecosystems and habitats through human intervention.
Schools will begin the year with a face mask mandate for all students, staff and visitors regardless of vaccination status.
Participants will learn science-based horticulture information and practices for Northern Nevada.
"Over time, as the automobile grew more popular, communities began to compete to attract travelers to travel on their highway."
The “Assistant Dogs of America-Therapy Dog Program” is a service/assistant program that provides assistance dogs at little or no cost to seniors.
COVID vaccines are available for free to children aged 12 and older.
The Rafter 3C Center will provide a new event space for livestock events, auto and equipment shows and arena/concert events.
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 at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.
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.
Krysta Palmer returned to quite the welcome at Reno-Tahoe Airport Tuesday afternoon.
Storey County will have a mask mandate if the county doesn’t lower the infection rate by Aug. 13.
The Carson City Cultural Commission is accepting applications for the Redevelopment Special Event Grants.
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.
The emergency roundups that began Sunday and Monday target about 6,000 additional animals primarily in Nevada, Oregon and Colorado.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information to identify a vehicle burglary suspect
The complaint accuses magazine maker Kyung Chang Industry USA Inc., of deliberately marketing and selling 100-round magazines.
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.
The Carson Valley Swim Center in Minden will host a homecoming celebration for Krysta Palmer on Sunday, Aug. 8.
The Reno Aces and Mayor Hillary Schieve have rescheduled the Play Ball Initiative and National Baseball Day for Sunday
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.
The Lyon County Commission on Thursday will consider naming the Justice Complex in Yerington the Donald J. Trump Justice Complex.
MGM Resorts International called creation of a facility commemorating "victims and heroes of 1 October" vital to continued community recovery
On the whole, bridal wreath spireas need little pruning. However, they can become tall and leggy with branches reaching beyond their planting location.
Our environment with its excessive winds, low humidity, heat and extremely bright sun allows many plants to “burn,” particularly newbies.
UNR will host a “welcome home” ceremony for Krysta Palmer and Jian Li You at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Tuesday.
Rep. Steven Horsford, R-Nev., said Friday the House Appropriations Act includes an additional $9.5 million for the restoration of Lake Tahoe.
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 Health and Human Services is working with the Carson City School District to offer children all school-required vaccinations.
Tourism, gaming, mining, manufacturing, and logistics all get their due as the state’s economic drivers.
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.
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office
On Tuesday, Aug. 3, 5-8 p.m., all are invited to celebrate Sheriff’s Night Out at Mills Park, 1111 E. William St.
Sen. James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, has renewed his call to put some limits on the governor’s emergency powers.
We still live in communities in Northern Nevada that understand the community is only as good as the people living and serving it.
We can determine to help those who have been devastated by the words of others, and repair the damage done by our own tongues.
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.
Krysta Palmer medaled Sunday in the 3-meter individual diving competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games