Stories for July 2021


Saturday, July 31

Carson City birth announcements for July 8 to 2, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for July 8 to 2, 2021

Guy Farmer: Hunter Biden’s secret art sale

I'm looking forward to the findings of those federal and state investigations about how "Blue Collar Joe" and the Biden family became so rich during his 50 years in Washington.

Carson City road report for August 2 to 8, 2021

Carson City road report for August 2 to 8, 2021

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack basketball schedule about wins and ticket sales

The talented Wolf Pack can handle a whole lot more. And fans deserve more than WCC also-rans, a hockey school, and a Big Sky and WAC school.

Tamarack Fire: Family’s loss extended over 15 miles in five days

The Tamarack Fire, after claiming a family’s camper trailer and vehicle in Woodfords, burned another five days and 15 miles to destroy what the Addeo-Johansen clan hoped would be their new home north of Holbrook Junction.

Kelly Bullis: Answers about 2021 advance Child Tax Credit

If you are a parent struggling to keep the family budget above water, hopefully this will help you out.

Community spotlight: MEFIYI, golf scores

Community spotlight includes updates from local area golf scores and MEFIYI.

Past Pages for July 31 to August 3, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Amodei discloses cancer on kidneys, esophagus

Amodei said he did not reveal the cancer or his surgery earlier because he didn't want it to be used against him in his reelection campaign.

Roger Diez: Will F1 rivals put dustup behind them?

The dust has finally settled on the dustup between Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen at Silverstone’s Turn Nine.

Going for gold: Palmer into Tokyo Olympic diving finals

The Northern Nevada native has extended her Olympic stay as long as possible, Krysta Palmer competes for gold Saturday evening.

Friday, July 30

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Quarterly Reports

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Notice of Sale Real Property

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AUTO Lien Sale

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Notice to Creditors

Carson City’s Goshert, plus 15 others advance step closer to Barracuda Championship

Monday's pre-qualifier at Dayton Valley Golf Club opens up opportunity

Henry Chung, Cerritos, Calif., fired an 8-under par 64 to take medal honors in a Pre-qualifying tournament at Dayton Valley Golf Club for the PGA Tour Barracuda Championship next week.

Palmer qualifies for Olympic diving semifinals

Krysta Palmer is into the 3-meter individual semifinals after qualifying through the preliminary round at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Thursday night.

Hangtown Music Festival announces festival additions

More artists have been added to the lineup for the 10th anniversary Hangtown Music Festival taking place Oct. 24-27.

Recovery efforts from Tamarack Fire continue

Recovery from the Tamarack Fire is continuing as firefighters have built a line around nearly two-thirds of the 68,696-acre fire that claimed 25 structures including several homes in Douglas and Alpine counties since July 16.

Photo gallery: Celebrate National Mutt Day with the humane society

It’s National Mutt Day on Saturday, and Carson City is fur-tunate to have lots of opportunities to celebrate with and support the Nevada Humane Society.

Nevada trooper dies days after being struck on Vegas freeway

Trooper Micah May, 46, "passed away while bravely protecting his community," Gov. Steve Sisolak said on Twitter.

Loud As Folk takes over Levitt AMP show in Carson City

The Sam Chase Trio, Rainbow Girls, Rachael McElhiney and Spike McGuire set to perform

Host Spike McGuire said he tailored this show to work well for outdoors. This LAF will bring a party to the outdoor stage, McGuire said.

Thursday, July 29

New COVID cases climbing in Quad County area

This brings the total number of cases to 13,493, with 12,946 recoveries and 233 deaths; 314 cases remain active.

Nevada officials hope mask mandate brings progress in week or two

No plan to require proof of vaccinations at state level

Standout Carson athlete heads into working world

Asa Carter caps two-sport collegiate career

Well known Carson High athlete Asa Carter wrapped up his collegiate two-sport career and enters the job world with some historic accomplishments attached to his name.

Nevada inmate wins chance to potentially overturn rape conviction

The Nevada Supreme Court has ordered genetic testing giving Tyrone James, Sr., a chance to overturn his conviction in a 10-year-old rape case.

Judge allows Nevada tribes to join fight over lithium mine

The tribes say their ancestors were massacred in the late 1800s at the proposed Thacker Pass mine site.

June gaming win over $1 billion fourth consecutive month

Total win for the fiscal year was $10.66 billion, a 14.3 percent increase over 2020.

Police: 6 now confirmed dead in Truckee plane crash

Six deaths have been confirmed in the crash of a twin-engine jet near a golf course in Truckee.

Youth musical theater performances return after 2020 cancellations

Back-to-back jazz-hand-worthy evenings are coming to Carson City, with “Alice in Wonderland Jr.,” “Footloose the Musical,” and “Heathers the Musical” opening this weekend and next.

State official: Thacker Pass lithium mine may be better bet than Rhyolite Ridge

"All the challenges related to Thacker Pass, from my perspective and my jurisdiction, are manageable."

Letters to the editor for July 28, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Trina Machacek: Bird-window-splat

It seems that this year I have gotten a group of birds living in my yard for summer that, well they are not the brightest birds on the branch.

34 years apart, Acorn and Tamarack fires share controversy over management

Thursday marked the anniversary of the controversial Acorn Fire that claimed two-dozen homes

Steep fees charged for parking near Hidden Beach at Tahoe

Tahoe Transportation District Manager Carl Hasty said the fees are an experiment to see if visitor patterns can be changed.

Wednesday, July 28

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Notice of Property Sale

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Notice to Creditors

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Requests Application for Qualification from Subcontractors

Dennis Cassinelli: The relatively long history of Dayton

A frontiersman guiding a group of emigrants to California discovered gold nuggets at the mouth of Gold Creek Canyon near where it empties into the Carson River.

Sisolak urges Nevadans behind in rent to apply for assistance

Gov. Steve Sisolak urged renters who are behind in payments and their landlords to go to the Home Means Nevada website and file an application for assistance.

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Discontinue token

Carson school superintendent: New appraisal ‘likely’ needed in Snyder property decision

Carson City School District continues to have interest in buying the former Capital Christian Church property site.

Washoe health officer blames Nevada's return to masks on unvaccinated

Coronavirus numbers continued to climb in Nevada on Wednesday to their highest level since February.

Nevada Press Association sues to ensure access to execution

State and federal judges have put off Floyd's execution until at least late October to allow time for appeals to be heard.

Sisolak, Newsom survey damage from Tamarack Fire

The governors of Nevada and California gathered in Holbrook Junction to survey the damage done by the 106-square-mile Tamarack Fire.

Tasting the best tiramisu at Js’ in Dayton

Tiramisu is a staple in most Italian restaurants. It’s a customer favorite at Js’ Old Town Bistro.

Get Healthy Carson City: Wednesday is World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day is recognized annually on July 28, the birthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg (1925–2011).

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Estate

Officials now say 4 dead in Truckee plane crash

Four people were on a twin-engine jet that crashed and burned near a golf course in Truckee, killing all aboard.

Past Pages for July 28 to 30, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City school board reviews grad requirement changes

The Carson City school board has reviewed updates to Regulation 517 signifying recent requirements for students graduating from the school district.

Tuesday, July 27

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Application to Appropriate Water No. 90854

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Intended Disposition Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe

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Notice of Hearing

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Annual Fiscal Report

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

Jim Hartman: Supreme Court leans right

The Supreme Court’s 2020-21 term concluded in July with a newly expanded 6-3 conservative majority prevailing in several major decisions.

Churchill County commissioners updated on water issues

The general manager at Carson Water Subconservancy District (CWDS) presented a report on issues affecting the Carson River and Lahontan Reservoir at last week’s meeting of the Churchill County Commissioners.

Museum begins book sale for two weeks

Lined up on rows of tables are hundreds of books appealing to all literary tastes.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule for last week of July

Churchill County’s COVID vaccine and testing schedule for July is set. The county has expanded its vaccine and testing delivery points to include The Grid Farmers Markets on Wednesdays and the William N. Pennington Life Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The Dusty 45s headline the Community wide reunion

The Dusty 45s have inspired and fired up crowds for over two decades to the delight of fans and critics alike. With their signature style and unique sound, the band is a consistently powerful and energetic player in the Americana field.

WNC names new interim director for Fallon

Western Nevada College has selected an interim director for the Fallon campus.

Steve Ranson: This newspaper has weathered time

The first written and produced issue produced by Union soldiers during the Civil War has followed military men and women around the globe from Cold War maneuvers in Europe after World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tom Riggins: Fearmongering again

The fear campaign is back, caused by COVID returning. You will die from the new Delta variant. Never mind that the facts don’t support that, you must be afraid.

Jeanette Strong; Who shot Ashli Babbitt?

“Who shot Ashli Babbitt? Why are they keeping that secret? Who was the person that shot an innocent, wonderful, incredible woman, a military woman?” Former President Donald Trump, July 11, 2021

High Desert Grange construct bat houses and wood duck boxes

Members forge partnership with Out West Buildings for local project

In keeping with its commitment to repurposing, conservation and community service, the High Desert Grange is partnering with Out West Buildings to construct wood duck boxes and bat houses using scrap wood from the manufactured sheds produced by Out West Buildings.

The Nevada Traveler: Paradise Valley has a unique building history

According to many sources, Paradise Valley was named in the 1860s when a new arrival to the valley looked around and declared, “This is paradise.”

The mystery of feline stomatitis

Watson here, and during my recent spa visit at the veterinarian’s, I ran into Diane Peters, the cat lady of CAPS. Her poor little kitty was suffering from stomatitis. I had never heard of stomatitis, and I promised Diane that I would research and write about this chronic condition.

Strasdin named NIAA Top 10 Student-Athlete

Fallon’s Avery Strasdin was named as one of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association and One Nevada Credit Union's Top Ten Student-Athletes for Northern Nevada.

Sisolak reimposes indoor masking mandate in 12 counties including Carson, Douglas and Lyon

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday afternoon issued a directive re-imposing indoor mask requirements effective July 30 at 12:01 a.m.

Clark County schools cite COVID-19 rates, mandate masks

Clark County school officials say children will have to wear face coverings when they return to in-person classes in less than two weeks.

Federal judge denies bid to block 'ghost gun' ban in Nevada

U.S. District Judge Miranda Du in Reno issued a court order refusing to prevent enforcement of the law signed in June by Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak.

Bear cub burned in Tamarack Fire recovering at Lake Tahoe center

Officials at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care have named the young bear “Tamarack” after the fire.

Feds vow to improve protections for wild horse adoptions

Advocates said they have documented the reselling of horses for slaughter for nearly a decade and that it won't stop until BLM ends the $1,000 payments.

Woman pulls trigger, no bullet in chamber, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Tamarack Fire quiets down; 54% contained

As evacuees make their way to their property to clean up after the Tamarack Fire, the blaze that burned 106 square miles in Alpine and Douglas was relatively quiet, having grown only 2 percent over the previous 24 hours.

Carson City launches online dispute resolution program for traffic cases

With a few clicks, the public can participate in a virtual pretrial conference with the Carson City District Attorney’s Office.

Monday, July 26

Greenhouse Project dinner set Sept. 27 in Carson City

Tickets cost $275 each and are limited to 100.

FAA: Twin-engine jet crashes near Truckee golf course

Officials did not immediately say how many people were aboard the Bombardier CL 600

Seattle bishop replacing retiring Catholic bishop in Reno

Auxiliary Bishop Daniel H. Mueggenborg of Seattle will replace the retiring Bishop Randolph R. Calvo of Reno.

Judge won’t block digging at lithium mine on Nevada-Oregon line

The proposed Thacker Pass mine is emerging as a key battleground in the debate over environmental trade-offs tied to President Joe Biden's push for renewable energy.

Flash flood watch issued for Tamarack Fire region Monday

A flash flood watch has been issued for the the Sierra Front 1-9 p.m. on Monday.

Highway 395 open as Tamarack Fire stops at 66,744 acres

Power restoration along Highway 395 still estimated at 8:45 a.m.

Ronni Hannaman: Economy continues strong in Carson City

Out of the 14 top local employers in Carson City, three are private sector and Carson Tahoe Health is a non-profit.

Holbrook and Spring Valley evacuations lifted 1 p.m. Monday

A flash flood watch has been issued for the Sierra Front 1-9 p.m.

Tamarack Fire evacuees begin returning home

NVEnergy has whittled the number of homes and businesses without electricity due to the blaze to 205 Monday morning,

Trina Machacek: A woman in waning

Oh, the fullest of moons will not only take your breath away but won’t give it back until the sun comes up the next morning. Now that’s a full-service moon.

Carson City school board ponders operational costs for Snyder property

The potential costs and use for the former Capital Christian Church facilities on Snyder Avenue will be up for discussion Tuesday.

Sunday, July 25

Ron Knecht: Homelessness: Modern trends and reasons

Regardless of actual numbers and trends, they are abundant, even in Northern Nevada. Why?

Western Nevada College recognizes 8 emeritus appointments

Western Nevada College recognizes 8 emeritus appointments

Tamarack Fire: TRE and Topaz Lake evacuations lifted

The Tamarack Fire grew another 7,632 acres on Saturday to reach 104 square miles, representing almost a 14th of the total area of Douglas and Alpine counties combined.

Tickets on sale for Battle, Axe & Tracks

With headliners Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Larkin Poe, Samantha Fish and North Mississippi Allstars, Carson City is set to host a mutli-day music festival Oct. 2-3

Joe Santoro: Division title or disappointment for Nevada Wolf Pack

Nevada has been picked by the Mountain West media to win the West Division and face Mountain Division champion Boise State in the conference title game.

Jim Valentine: Mother Nature rules

We live in a wonderful area full of beauty and wonderful things, but it is subject to change and we must be ready to embrace the changes and adapt.

Pat Propster: Voices of influence

What voices do we allow to influence us the most? In most cases, in order to be influenced, one must be open to receive it.

Plans for largest solar field north of Vegas scrapped

"Battle Born Solar Project" developers this week withdrew their application with the federal Bureau of Land Management, which oversees the Moapa Valley hilltop where the panels were planned.

Ken Beaton: The big breakout

Operation Cobra, was the plan to breakout from the Normandy hedge grove country.

Palmer, Gibson eighth in synchronized diving at Tokyo Olympics

Krysta Palmer and Alison Gibson took to the springboard over the weekend to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic synchronized diving finals.

Saturday, July 24

Carson City birth announcements for June 25 to July 7, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for June 25 to July 7, 2021

Guy Farmer: COVID-19 infects the Tokyo Olympic Games

As a lifelong sports fan, I usually look forward to the Olympic Games, but not so much this year because COVID-19 afflicts and infects the Tokyo Games.

Carson City road report for July 26-Aug. 1, 2021

Carson City road report for July 26-Aug. 1, 2021

Tamarack Fire damages or destroys 13 structures in Douglas County

Douglas County is assessing the damage from the Tamarack Fire

Ronni Hannaman: Summertime is for rock ‘n’ roll and classic cars

The Downtown Revival Car Show sponsored by the Carson City Esther Chapter #3 Order of the Eastern Star brought many car enthusiasts to the downtown on July 1

JoAnne Skelly: Stop yellow starthistle from spreading

This annual weed sprouts, grows, blooms, produces seed and dies in one year.

Critics bid to overturn approval of Squaw Valley expansion

Squaw Valley ski resort is moving forward with expansion plans critics say will dramatically increase traffic in the area and harm Lake Tahoe's air and water quality.

Kelly Bullis: Hiring your spouse

In these tight employee availability times we are in, one way to get some help might be hiring your spouse.

3 p.m. July 24 Tamarack Fire Update: Evacuation lifted for Alpine residents of Mesa Vista

Mesa Vista residents on the north end of the Tamarack Fire are being allowed back into their homes.

Past Pages for July 24 to 27, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

NNDA's Hooper: “It’s about, ‘What’s in it for the community?’

The Northern Nevada Development Authority has announced Rob Hooper will be retiring after serving 12 years as CEO.

Roger Diez: Early leads lead to early exits

Max Verstappen took the lead at the start of the British Grand Prix and finished in the turn nine tire barrier on lap one.

Friday, July 23

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Proposed Flood Hazard

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Verified petition

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Notice of Trustee's Sale

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing Sale of Real Property

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Notice of joint petition

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Notice of Hearing

Alpine County releases map of destroyed and damaged structures

Alpine County released a map of structures destroyed in the Tamarack Fire on Friday afternoon at

Sparks native Byington, last of the Cold War generals, dies at 88

Douglas M. Byington, 88, died July 20, 2021.

UPDATE: CCSO says Delaney has been found

Madeline Delaney, 37, is described as a white female, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes.

Tamarack Fire threatens 800 homes around Holbrook Junction

A half-dozen structures were lost on Thursday bringing the total to 14

Man calls 911, says Carson sheriff deputies stealing his car, is arrested

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Amodei: Committee OKs funding for Carson City, Churchill projects

The release said more than $9.5 million in Community Project Funding was approved for Nevada by the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations during markups for fiscal year 2022.

NSHE Board of Regents approves plan for Sierra Nevada University to join UNR

Regents on Friday approved a memorandum of agreement between Sierra Nevada University and the University of Nevada, Reno that would add SNU to UNR.

Thursday, July 22

Tamarack Fire burns toward Topaz Ranch Estates

Douglas County authorities wrapped up evacuation notifications in Topaz Ranch Estates around 8:30 p.m. as the Tamarack Fire continues to burn toward the community of around 1,200 people.

Lyon County urges Smith Valley to be prepared for evacuations ahead of Tamarack Fire

Lyon County officials and Smith Valley Fire Protection District met with the Tamarack Incident Management Team today.

Letters to the editor for July 21, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published July 21, 2021

SueñoAmericano CCAI exhibition in WNC’s Bristlecone Gallery

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents its exhibition, #SueñoAmericano, by Lauren Cardenas at Western Nevada College’s Bristlecone Gallery, 2201 W College Parkway.

COVID claims 1 Carson City, 2 Lyon County residents; active cases rise

Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported three deaths due to COVID-19 between July 15 and 21.

In Las Vegas, U.S. health secretary implores the unvaccinated to get shots

"If you are dying today in America from COVID, it's because essentially you're unvaccinated."

Dayton teen top 10 in Tahoe Rim Endurance Run

Fitzsimmons plans to continue competing in Ultra running after completing 50-miler.

Dayton High School graduate Trey Fitzsimmons is quickly making his mark in Northern Nevada on the endurance race circuit.

Study: Las Vegas area to reach 3.4 million residents by 2060

Report projects from today's 2.4 million residents, Clark County should grow to 3 million in less than 15 years and reach 3.4 million by 2060.

Reno resident dies in Goni Road crash

A 24-year-old Reno resident died Tuesday night after a rollover crash at Goni Road and Fermi Road in Carson City.

6:30 p.m. Thursday Tamarack Fire Update: 2,500-acre spot fire burning east of Highway 395

Firefighters reported keeping the Tamarack Fire west of Highway 395 in the Pine Nuts and east of Highway 88 on Wednesday night as it grew another 10,000 acres to 50,129.

3 juveniles arrested on drug charges in Carson City

The driver was taken into custody for possession for sales of schedule 1 drugs and marijuana as well as traffic violation charges.

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers bring the blues to Carson City

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers play Saturday at the Levitt AMP Concert Series hosted by the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City.

Weekly COVID tests ordered for unvaccinated state workers

The governor’s office is encouraging state employees to get vaccinated before the August weekly testing requirements take effect.

Get Healthy Carson City: Get caught up on your child’s vaccinations

Kids need to get caught up on vaccines now so that they are protected as they go back to in person learning.

Kellye Champman: COVID victory garden

With life resuming slowly and cautiously, I gratefully water and fertilize the patio garden that nurtured my emotional well-being during a very trying year.

Needed: Retired workers can apply for special ed teacher, bus driver jobs

The Carson City School District has designated a critical labor shortage in its special education and bus driver positions.

Wednesday, July 21

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Grant Applications and Notice for Public Meetings

Dennis Cassinelli: The Como mining area

The Como post office opened on Dec. 30, 1879, and closed Jan. 3, 1881. Then again it opened on May 20, 1903, and closed permanently on Feb. 28, 1905.

Carson City Historical Society opens Foreman-Roberts House on Sunday

Docents will tell the story of the Roberts family and their connection to the seeress Eilley Bowers.

Tamarack Fire: Evacuations expanded into Topaz Ranch Estates and Topaz Lake

Evacuations expanded to include Topaz Lake and Topaz Ranch Estates on Wednesday night

Tamarack Fire crosses state line into Nevada

The Tamarack Fire officially crossed into Nevada early Wednesday as it continued to grow to 41,889 acres, according to the Nevada Wildfire Information map.

Judge hears fight over lithium mine on Nevada-Oregon line

Lithium Nevada's proposed Thacker Pass mine is emerging as a battleground in the debate over environmental trade-offs tied to President Biden's push for renewable energy.

Nevada judge officially delays execution of four-time killer

Clark County District Court Judge Michael Villani's order followed a ruling by a federal judge in Las Vegas that stopped the state's plan to execute Zane Michael Floyd in July.

Conservation and Natural Resources officially names state engineer

Adam Sullivan was named as state engineer in the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Tamarack Fire prompts evacuations in Douglas County

Residents from Leviathan Mine Road south to Holbrook were asked to evacuate. An evacuation center was set up at the Topaz Ranch Estates Community Center.

Fuel delivery issues may affect flights at Reno airport

Jet fuel supply issues may affect airline flight schedules or frequencies at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

Vegas employees to get coronavirus mask order, not tourists

The Clark County Commission voted to make employers require workers to wear masks in indoor public spaces like stores, malls and clubs.

Carson City hazard mitigation plan workshop Thursday

The 2021 hazard mitigation plan final draft is now available for public review.

Past Pages for July 21 to 23, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

John Tewell served 2 communities and numerous organizations

Former Elko and Fallon City Councilman John E. Tewell was remembered Saturday as not only a family man with a deep love of God but also as a public servant who served two communities on opposite ends of Nevada.

Cantaloupe Festival needs volunteers

The Fallon Cantaloupe Festival & County Fair is seeking volunteers for the upcoming event. The festival will run Aug. 27-29. To volunteer, go to and hit “Click here to sign up.”

CEDA’s role changes due to new strategic plan

The role of the Churchill Economic Development Authority is changing. Through the development of a new strategic plan, the longtime agency will now be known as the Churchill Entrepreneur Development Association where its mission will be to equip, educate and empower the business community.

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. This meeting will also be conducted on Zoom.

Secretary of Navy nominee discusses proposed expansion

President Biden’s nominee to be secretary of the Navy said he’s committed to working with the tribes, local officials and the Nevada delegation on plans to expand Naval Air Station Fallon.

The Nevada Traveler: Nevada’s Santa Rosa Range offers solitude and beauty

The two best things about hiking the Santa Rosa Mountains north of Winnemucca are that the scenery is spectacular and you can often walk for hours without encountering anyone else.

David C. Henley: What the government says about UFOs

It was Thursday, June 3, and across America and around the world millions of people were anxiously awaiting the release of a major U.S. government report.

Western Nevada College helps Bradley pursue dream of becoming pharmacist

Allie Bradley’s career path started while working as a pharmacy technician at the CVS Pharmacy in Fallon. Her ultimate goal of becoming a Doctor of Pharmacy and working as a pharmacist meant having a strong foundation in the sciences. She discovered that Western Nevada College’s Fallon campus provided that. With small class sizes, individualized instruction and being close to home the campus set her up for success.

4-H youth and Bureau of Land Management host horse adoption auction

Extension’s 4-H Program and the bureau work to give wild horses homes

Youth in the Nevada 4-H Youth Development Program dedicated some of their time this spring and summer preparing five wild horses and one burro for adoption.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule for July

Vaccines and testing now available at Pennington Life Center on a regular basis

Churchill County’s COVID vaccine and testing schedule for July is set. The county has expanded its vaccine and testing delivery points to include The Grid Farmers Markets on Wednesdays and the William N. Pennington Life Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Pausing to ponder the dog paw

Watson here, and I just talked to my pal Buddy. Poor guy! While he was camping, he burned his paws on the hot cement. It occurred to me that maybe I should teach folks about the remarkable pup paw.

Greenwave Hall of Fame announces 5th class

Classes of 2020, 2021 to be inducted in October

The school’s first girl to lead Block F. A wrestling coach who put Fallon on the map. A dedicated research team that dug up decades’ worth of statistics. A group of girls who shined on the links during the 1970s.

Fallon 13U wins state tournament

Hosts Pacific Southwest regional tournament this month

The Babe Ruth Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament returns to the Lahontan Valley for the first time in more than a decade when Fallon will host the 13-under tournament July 26-31.

Carson City Fair: new name, new location, same fair

Previously the Carson City Fair hosted at Fuji Park, organizers decided to rebrand with the move to the Douglas County.

Carson City has a new local radio show

Hosted by Kitty McKay and Ken Farley, the show is about making sense of life’s struggles, plugging into your untapped inner resources and feeling growing contentment.

Tuesday, July 20

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Notice to Creditors

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AUTO lien sale

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Public Hearing

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Publication of Ordinance

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Notice of Public Hearing

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Notice of Application

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Notice of Intent Dispose Real Property

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Application to Appropriate Water

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Notice of Hearing

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Lien Sale 8/10/2021

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Application

9 p.m. Tuesday Update: Pine Nut residents being advised to evacuate

The Tamarack Fire burned to within a half-mile of the Nevada state line on Tuesday prompting residents in the Pine Nuts to eye the smoke as the fire approached Double Spring Flat.

‘Basin and Range’ CCAI exhibition in the Crowell Board Room

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents “Basin and Range” by artist Candida Webb at the Community Center’s Crowell Board Room through Oct. 14.

Amodei won't decide on bid for Nevada governor until October

Amodei, a Carson City Republican, said he didn't feel rushed to make a decision with the primary election 11 months away.

Supervisors discuss ARP funding and 5-year strategic plan

The Board of Supervisors met with city officials on Monday to discuss their strategic plan, upcoming redistricting, and allocation of $20 million from the American Rescue Plan fund.

Some Douglas County residents warned to prepare for evacuation

The Tamarack Fire is burning north and west through Alpine County

DMV signs off on license plate honoring mining

A portion of the fees from the sales and renewal of the plates will fund scholarships for mining, engineering, geology, metallurgy and other mining related fields of study at Nevada universities.

Fundraising efforts underway for Tamarack Fire evacuees

Three fundraisers have been posted to Gofundme in support of Tamarack fire evacuees

Horsford calls for drug price transparency rule like Nevada’s

Horsford said the plan would require drug manufacturers to publicly justify high prices for new drugs or large price increases for existing drugs.

Carson City seeking public input on JAC Transit

JAC’s ridership was down 30 percent between April and June 2020, compared to a national decline of 70 percent.

Monday, July 19

JoAnne Skelly: Luck doesn’t determine which houses survive wildfire

There are proven steps that homeowners can take to improve the odds of human life and home survival during wildfire.

Nevada man gets probation for voting twice in 2016 election

Craig Frank could face a year to 30 months in prison if he violates terms of his plea agreement.

Horsford: Yerington to get $598,000 for school safety

The projects total more than $7.3 million in the district that stretches from northern Clark County to Lyon, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye and White Pine counties.

Tamarack Fire doubles in size over weekend, draws 800 firefighters

Fire officials hope to have a line around the fire by July 31, as 18 hand crews and 62 engines work the blaze.

PG&E says its equipment may be linked to Dixie Fire

PG&E equipment has repeatedly been linked to major wildfires, including a 2018 fire that ravaged the town of Paradise and killed 85 people.

Nevada hospitality jobs drive increased employment in June

That category has lagged behind most other industries especially in the Las Vegas area where the vast majority of leisure and hospitality workers are.

Sisolak names committee to study Innovation Zones

The idea is to create special zones to attract advanced technology industries to Nevada.

Sunday, July 18

Carson woman leads Reno team to women's football title game

Jasmine Plummer featured in 2008 movie ‘The Longshots’

Jasmine Plummer of Carson City, once featured in 2008 movie ‘The Longshots,’ leads Nevada Storm to Women’s Football Alliance Division II Championship game

Michelle Palmer: For hamburgers, it is all about the buns (recipe)

By the 19th century, beef from German Hamburg cows was minced and combined with garlic, onions, salt and pepper, then formed into patties.

Nevada seeks public comment on federal education funding

The Nevada Department of Education is seeking input on how to spend more than $1 billion in federal funding.

Jim Valentine: Selling in the heat

Your bravery of facing the oppressive heat will give you separation in the market and you just might reduce your stress level.

Faith & Insight: Holy anointing oil, Batman!

Did you realize that in the 1960s television show “Batman,” Robin used the word “holy” 359 times?

Researchers: Lake Tahoe clarity at a plateau

Lake Tahoe’s clarity peaked in February 2020 when it was deeper than 80 feet. It was at its lowest in mid-May when it measured slightly more than 50 feet.

Saturday, July 17

Guy Farmer: Cubans yearn for freedom

Tens of thousands of Cubans — many of them young people — are in the streets of Havana and other major cities in that long-suffering Caribbean country.

Carson City road report for July 17 to 20, 2021

Carson City road report for July 17 to 20, 2021

Navy begins investigation of NAS Fallon helicopter crash

Crew called out to search for lost hiker near Boundary Peak

A Navy MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter from Naval Air Station Fallon crashed near Mt. Hogue, Calif., late Friday afternoon while conducting search and rescue (SAR) operations, but the crew couldn’t be safely rescued until Saturday afternoon.

Joe Santoro: Two Tauas but only one can be the best

If Toa scores more career touchdowns than his brother, well, the Pack likely won’t lose another game until at least 2023.

Western Nevada College Jack Davis Observatory star parties resume

Western Nevada College’s Jack C. Davis Observatory star parties have started again for community members interested in peeking out into the cosmos.

Kelly Bullis: Near retirement? An idea for your IRA

An annuity provides something like “insurance” on your retirement investment by providing protection in a down stock market, guaranteed lifetime income, and the ability to guarantee a certain amount is passed on to your heirs.

Past Pages for July 17 to 20, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Overdose deaths set record in U.S. but not in Carson City

Carson Sheriff Ken Furlong said there were 3 overdose deaths in the capital in 2020 and, through the first half of this year, 1.

6:30 p.m. Update: Tamarack Fire at 21,000 acres and growing

The Tamarack Fire grew from fewer than 40 acres on Friday morning to 6,600 acres as of 8 a.m. Saturday, after burning actively through the night.

Roger Diez: Busch brothers disagree on ‘teamwork’ definition

Unlike basketball and hockey, NASCAR doesn’t have a statistic for assists. But if they did, Ross Chastain would be on the books with one.

Woman faces multiple charges after fleeing crash, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Friday, July 16

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Notice of Hearing Silver Springs GID Sewer Rates

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Notice of Hearing

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Public Utilities Commission

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Petition for Name Change

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Divorce Summons

8:40 p.m. Update: Evacuations in effect for Markleeville

Evacuations have been ordered for the 500-acre Tamarack Fire.

Elko city councilman dies from COVID-19

William Hance owned Ruby Mountain Lock & Safe located in the Ruby Mountain Pawn shop.

Best ticket in Carson City: the Levitt AMP Concerts

The best thing in town to do on a Saturday night is to boogie down to the free concerts put on by the Brewery Arts Center.

Carson City Visitors Center and Rotary Club dedicate new mural

A vision in blue, with Northern Nevada symbols framed by block letters, the new mural on the north side of the Visitors Center not only welcomes guests downtown but represents a little slice of capital city history and culture.

Officials advise COVID-19 masks again indoors in Las Vegas

The recommendation from the Southern Nevada Health District isn't a requirement but it could affect casinos, concerts and clubs during a busy summer weekend.

Spooner Lake park to close Monday

Spooner Lake park will close temporarily because of construction of a new visitor center and amphitheater.

Lyon commissioners reverse course, won't name street for Trump

The board initially voted 4-1 in favor of beginning the process on July 15 of changing a street’s name in Dayton.

Carson City Sheriff: Stolen credit card used at Walmart

CCSO is asking for information in a fraudulent use of a credit card that occurred in Walmart at 3200 Market St.

Coalition blasts plans to divert Colorado River amid drought

Federal officials expect to make the first water shortage declaration in the Colorado River basin next month, prompting cuts in Arizona, Nevada and Mexico.

Soulful funk coming from the Bay to Carson on Saturday

Rojai & The Pocket play Saturday as part of the Levitt AMP Concerts.

Carson City schools won't require masks for coming year

The board approved its plan after making various revisions based on community input received since the draft plan was presented June 22.

Thursday, July 15

Lyon County resident is 230th COVID death in Quad Counties

Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported a COVID-related death during the week of July 8-14.

Supervisors ban cannabis consumption lounges in Carson City

By a 4-1 vote Thursday, the Board of Supervisors took a pass on hosting cannabis lounges in Carson City.

Kings Canyon Trailhead set to close during project

The release from the city, dated July 15, said construction is anticipated to begin in mid-July and likely continue into October.

New COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations soar in Nevada

The 14-day average positivity rate statewide has tripled from 3.4% on June 11 to 10.5% earlier this week, the first time its topped 10% since mid-February.

NDOC reports walkaway from transitional housing in Las Vegas

Inmate Freddie Wright, 43, number 52812, left the facility at 2 p.m. for work but did not report to his approved job site.

High heat drives high demand for fans at Carson Senior Center

Senior Center Executive Director Courtney Warner said that they’ve already given away 210 fans to seniors.

Wildfire erupts near site of deadly 2018 Paradise blaze

The Dixie Fire is burning brush and timber near the Feather River Canyon area of Butte County and moved into national forest land in Plumas County.

Trina Machacek: Hanging around with hangers

My closet is a clothing merry-go-round where I’m found sometimes just hanging around with hangers.

Global drug, money-laundering hub busted in Las Vegas

The FBI chief said millions of dollars were involved, but he wouldn't specify an amount.

Sand Harbor boat ramp closing July 18

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency spokesperson Jeff Cowen said the Sand Harbor boat ramp commonly closes in low water conditions.

Wednesday, July 14

Dennis Cassinelli: Things I usta do and be

I am tempted to change my name to I usta. This means there are many things I usta do that are now more difficult or impossible for me to do.

New walkway bridges Regional Medical Center and Sierra Surgery

There’s a glassy new walkway spanning Eagle Valley Creek, joining two Carson Tahoe Health buildings: the Regional Medical Center and Sierra Surgery.

NHP: Virginia City man dies in Lyon County crash

Louis Foster, 61, was transported to an area hospital where he died due to injuries sustained in the crash.

Get Healthy Carson City: How to keep your cool in hot weather

Adults over the age of 65, children younger than 2, and people with chronic diseases are at greatest risk for heat-related illnesses.

Palmer Olympic sendoff nothing short of historic

Krysta Palmer will be making all sorts of history when she competes at the 2021 Tokyo Sumer Olympics in late July.

Pageant winner, business owner joins Nevada's U.S. Senate race

Sharelle Mendenhall filed as a candidate with the Federal Election Commission and is scheduled to officially kick off her campaign with a rally in Las Vegas.

Hooper to retire as head of Northern Nevada Development Authority

Rob Hooper has announced he plans to retire this year as head of the Northern Nevada Development Authority.

Past Pages for July 14 to 16, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Residents feel magnitude 5.9 earthquake

Aftershocks rattle small resort town south of Topaz Lake

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake with its epicenter near Walker, Calif., rolled through a two-state area Thursday afternoon causing minor damage and frayed nerves.

Weather service ‘unofficially’ says area breaks all-time high with 109 degrees on Sunday

Fallon broke its all-time high Sunday when the temperatures topped 109 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Reno.

Churchill County Library to welcome visitors at Open House

After watching the pandemic limit the library’s services for the past 15 months, Carol Lloyd is happy to see people walking through the doors again.

Tom Riggins: Double standards

Double standards are found constantly in politics and government. While I am sure they can be found on both sides of the aisle, Democrats are definitely winning the double standard race. They seem to have the art mastered.

Jeanette Strong: Defunding the police?

“The ‘Defund the Police’ campaign — endorsed by Democrats — has decimated our law enforcement. … When Republicans are in the majority, we will FUND the police,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., June 25.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule for July

Vaccines and testing now available at Pennington Life Center on a regular basis

Churchill County’s COVID vaccine and testing schedule for July is set. The county has expanded its vaccine and testing delivery points to include The Grid Farmers Markets on Wednesdays and the William N. Pennington Life Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Golden Gate Petroleum’s ribbon cutting

Although Golden Gate Petroleum opened its new facility in Fallon in late 2020, a ribbon cutting and grand-opening ceremony conducted Friday by the Fallon Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed one of the company’s newest gas stations/convenience store to Northern Nevada.

Mining camp of Clifton gambled on location but lost out to Austin

The mining town of Clifton once rivaled the adjacent town of Austin for supremacy as the center of commerce and mining activity in central Nevada.

Watson is muttering about mutts

Watson here, and it is National Mutt Month. Dad occasionally calls me a mutt and I wondered what a mutt is. Mutts are a combination of different breeds, rather than one identifiable breed. Mixed breed dogs, or mutts, have more than two breeds in their genetic make-up, sometimes even more than three, or four.

Volleyball, cheer, football camps highlight July

One of the most successful setters in Wolf Pack history will host a three-day volleyball camp this month.

9,400 small businesses in Nevada get federal virus relief money

The program was launched in October with just $20 million in grant funding but grew to more than $100 million in total funding.

Tuesday, July 13

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Invitation to Bid

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Notice of Lien Sale

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Sale of Real Property

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Notice to Contractor Bids

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Petition for Name Change

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Storage/Lien Sale

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Approve FY 22-FY23 Road/Bridge Projects

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List of Monthly Claims

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice to Creditors

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Public Utilities Commission

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Public Utilities Commission

Fallon murder suspect ruled incompetent to stand trial

John O’Connor, 51, pleaded not guilty to four charges in 2019 to the murder of Charles E. “Bert” Miller at the Church of Latter-day Saints on July 22, 2018.

Navy secretary commits to working with stakeholders on Fallon NAS expansion

Carlos Del Toro committed Tuesday to working with the tribes, local officials and the Nevada delegation on plans to expand the Fallon Naval Air Station.

Camp Carson kids meet new school-assigned K9

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has a new team member: K9 Camper. He’s a police dog assigned strictly to the Carson City School District, and he’s learning how to interact with children.

Sisolak’s top two staffers resign

Chief of Staff Michelle White and Senior Adviser Scott Gilles have announced their resignations.

Del Negro wins ACC Golf Title

The 2021 American Century Championship Golf tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course came down to a playoff for just the fourth time in the tournament's history.

Record highs continue to tumble across Nevada

Temperature records continue to tumble across all corners of the state with one more scorching day forecast.

Fallon woman found dead at Tahoe Reno Industrial Center

The body of Catelyn Carver, 37, of Fallon was found in an area near 7400 USA Parkway by the Storey County Sheriff’s Office.

Reno man sentenced to life without parole for 2020 murder

Wayne Cameron testified that he acted in self-defense after seeing Jarrod Faust's truck nearly hit a passing motorcycle.

Wildfires torch homes, land across 10 western states

North of Reno, evacuation orders were in place for more than 3,000 residents of Northern California and Washoe County

Report: Las Vegas-area homicides up 14% so far in 2021

After a decrease in 2019, Clark County homicide cases rose 37% in 2020 and went up again in the first half of 2021, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

Area hotels see increased occupancy; staff shortages may hinder recovery

Whitney Peak Hotel has 30% to 40% fewer employees than it did pre-pandemic; to fill the labor gap, the hotel's managers and other staff are taking on extra tasks, including some housekeeping duties.

Monday, July 12

Update: Vehicle fire spreads to brush on Duck Hill

Wildfire burning on Lakeview Hill

Photogallery: Carson City residents weather high heat

Temperatures hit the triple digits today, but residents found creative ways to stay cool. Photogallery by Faith Evans.

Record rain in Las Vegas, record heat continues statewide

Record heat continues across all of Nevada along with record rainfall in Southern Nevada where more thunderstorms are in the forecast.

Nevada troopers probe I-80 shooting, fatal crash in Reno

The Acura was traveling westbound at a high rate of speed when witnesses say it attempted to pass a tractor-trailer on the shoulder.

Carson City Water Utility Manager to address Rotarians

Carson City Water Utility Manager Eddy Quaglieri will be the guest speaker at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting on Tuesday, July 13th. The meeting takes place in the Grand Ballroom at the Brewery Arts Center at 12:30 P.M. The public is invited to attend.

Nevada DMV rolls out new driver’s license design

New security features include the fact that cards issued to minors will be printed vertically instead of horizontally.

Wildfire near Washoe County is California’s largest of the year

Firefighters were working in extreme temperatures across the West and struggling to contain wildfires as another heat wave baked the region, straining power grids.

Carson City supervisors to discuss opioid settlement funds

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Community Center Crowell Board Room.

Sunday, July 11

DUI suspect blows .36, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Kelly J. Bullis: Is it time to solarize your home yet?

Every few years, I have written on Solar Power for homes and wondered, “When will it be cost effective to do it?” Since Nevada has a law which requires the state to be 50% renewable energy by 2030, I figured that perhaps prices had come down enough to make it affordable.

Comfort food for all seasons served at Joe’s in Carson CIty

Who opens a restaurant during the height of the pandemic? Meet Bonnie and Joe France who optimistically opened Carson City Joe’s on Jan. 1, even though there was no end in sight yet as to when restaurants could offer more than take-out service.

Dennis Cassinelli: Wells, Nevada

When I worked for the Nevada Department of Transportation in the 1970s, I spent many weeks working in the town of Wells, Nevada. My duties at that time were preparing the final reports on the many Interstate 80 projects being constructed during that time in Elko County.

City restaurants hop from pandemic frying pan to prices on fire

Double shifts every day, more customers than they can accommodate, and Yelp reviews that make you want to pull your hair out – that’s what recent post-pandemic-restriction months have looked like for Jayme Watts and Tony Fish over at Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint.

Faith & Insight: The foundation of our lives

Imagine waking up one morning, pulling out your Bible, or opening the Bible app on your phone only to find no Bible.

Saturday, July 10

Carson City Road Report for July 12-18

Road Report as of July 8. The following information applies to the period of July 12- July 18:

NV Energy urges conservation during heat wave

Customers should turn off lights and pool pumps, unplug appliances not in use and avoid using large appliances such as dishwashers from 6-9 p.m. each day.

Roger Diez: Chase Elliott continues dominance on road courses

Current road-racing ace, Chase Elliott, scored his sixth win of the last eight road course events and his second of the season last weekend at Road America. It had been 65 years since NASCAR’s top series raced at Road America.

Micheal Hurlbert: The foundation of our lives

Imagine waking up one morning, pulling out your Bible, or opening the Bible app on your phone only to find no Bible. The book is there, but the pages are empty. The app has disappeared from your home screen.

Guy W. Farmer: Loving America on July 4

As someone who lived abroad for more than 20 years during my diplomatic career, I can't tell you how happy my late wife, Consuelo, and I were every time we returned to the U.S. from wherever we were stationed, even from nice places like Madrid, Spain and Canberra, Australia.

Capital City Brewfest tickets on sale

Tickets are now on sale for The Capital City Brewfest! This year’s event will take place August 28th from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. After canceling last year due to COVID-19, organizers and brewers are looking forward to getting out again.

Past Pages for July 10-13, 2021

Hurrah for Carson: Not a single case of assault and battery, or drunk occurred on the Fourth. The Justice Court is draped in mourning, and the young fellow who presides therein swears he will prosecute the barkeepers for watering the liquor dispersed on that day.

U.S. agrees to $65K Nevada settlement over radioactive waste

The settlement agreement also certifies that numerous changes have been made to prevent unapproved waste from being shipped to the Nevada National Security Site.

Friday, July 9

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

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Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing

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Administrative Notice of Public Hearing

Eckl's video of Aaron Rodgers gains national attention

Carter Eckl, sports director of the Nevada Appeal and The Record-Courier, just surpassed 1 million views on video he tweeted earlier Friday. The video surpassed 1 million views on Twitter in less than 6 hours.

Jacks Valley fire mopped up and road reopens

Firefighters mopped up the 2.7-acre Jacks Valley fire and reopened the road by 8:30 p.m.

Suspect in California killing arrested in Carson City

Adrian Laredo, 26, was located in a congested neighborhood near North Roop Street and East Corbet Street.

Sal’s Greenhouse performs Saturday night in Carson City

Sal’s Greenhouse is ready to kick the funk out Saturday night to help kick off the Brewery Art Center’s Levitt AMP Concert Series presented by the Change Companies.

Lyon to revisit naming of road after Trump

Lyon County will revisit the naming of Old Dayton Valley Road to Pres. Trump Way after a possible Open Meeting Law violation. The Lyon County Board of Commissioners will address the situation on July 15. On July 1, the commission voted 4-1 to start the process of renaming a street in Dayton.

Nevada fighters no longer penalized for marijuana tests

Nevada athletic regulators voted this week to remove penalties for boxers and MMA fighters who test positive for marijuana. The decision follows the controversial move by the United States Anti-Doping Agency to suspend American sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson after she tested positive for marijuana, forcing her to miss the Olympics this month.

Thursday, July 8

Joe Santoro: Pack’s home games lack Power (Five)

Sports Fodder … We might be looking at the most tedious, monotonous and humdrum Nevada Wolf Pack home football schedule this fall since the program joined the Football Bowl Subdivision (I-A) in 1992.

Quad County region under 200 active COVID-19 cases for week end July 7

Carson City Health and Human Services is providing the Quad-County community with a weekly update for the week starting July 1 and ending July 7, 2021.

Update: 75 aftershocks after 6.0 quake near Walker

At 3:49 p.m. a 5.9 earthquake was reported 1.2 miles away from Walker, Calif. The quake was felt all across the region.

Nevada COVID cases spiking, but mostly in Clark County

The number of COVID-19 infections is again spiking in Nevada but the problem is primarily confined to the Las Vegas area. Deputy Nevada health and Human services Director Candice McDaniel said Thursday hospitalizations in Clark County have doubled in the past month with the test positivity rate shooting up to 9.2 percent.

Rethinking retirement? Here are some ideas to handle your investments

For many Americans, a top resolution every new year is a simple goal: save more money. Achieving that in 2021, however, may not be so simple. For many, it will be much more difficult and may have to be done a bit differently, especially when it comes to saving for retirement.

Carson City School board to address plan for return to school

The Carson City School Board of Trustees could approve a plan for in-person instruction during its Tuesday meeting.

Callosum to be on display at Capital City Arts Initiative Courthouse Gallery

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents its exhibition, Callosum, by LB Buchan at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The exhibition will be in the gallery from July 9 through Oct. 21.

Recipe: Churrasco Picanha by David Theiss

Here’s a treat you might want to try if you love to barbecue! The Picanha (pronounced pi-kan-yah) is the prize steak of Brazilian steakhouses. This hard-to-find cut goes by many names like Sirloin Cap, Rump Cap, or Coulotte Steak and has recently become popular in the USA.

Sierra wildfires force evacuations at Frenchman Lake

Authorities ordered another evacuation Wednesday at a popular reservoir along the California-Nevada line where a pair of wildfires continue to grow north of Reno.

Former Stewart Indian School may be part of US review

The Nevada Indian Commission has been collecting information on the history of the former Stewart Indian School in Carson City after U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced she's launching an inquiry into the the federal government's boarding school program for Native American children.

New daily COVID-19 cases in Nevada highest since February

The COVID-19 positivity rate in Nevada has more than doubled over the last month to 7.9%, and the average number of new daily cases statewide has climbed to its highest level since February, health officials say.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeking information on Arrowhead Drive mail thefts

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information in mail theft from businesses located off Arrowhead Drive. On July 7, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office received multiple reports from business owners about missing mail.

Wednesday, July 7

Trina Machacek: Sweet and sour of summertime

There really is no sour of summer. Enjoy it all.

July heating up with weekend events

Weekend events for July 9-11

Man arrested with a preliminary breath alcohol level of more than .35, Carson City Sheriff's Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until convicted in court.

Excessive heat watch in effect this weekend for Carson City, Northern Nevada

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch throughout the greater Reno, Carson City, and Minden area from Saturday afternoon to Monday evening.

Local band Jelly Bread opens Levitt AMP series in Carson City

It’s been a couple years since Jelly Bread played in Carson City, but they’re ready for their first big show since the pandemic started.

Photo gallery: Churchill County celebrates July 4

Photo gallery: Churchill County celebrates July 4

Past Pages for July 7 to 9, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Sailors report to new NOSC facility

$24.8 million building at NAS Fallon houses more than 200 personnel

The Navy Reserve has taken a modernistic approach to the 21st century with the construction of Navy Operational Support Centers (NOSC) including one at Naval Air Station Fallon.

Brophy says goodbye to Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center

With the celebration last weekend of the Fourth of July and Churchill County’s remembrance of patriotism, apple pie, and Americana, the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center has a big voice in training to keep the United States safe.

Churchill County Commissioners take quick action at last meeting

Churchill County Commissioners met Thursday to approve agenda requests at the first meeting of the month. Commissioners approved $2,500 in funding for Fallon Lions Club Junior Rodeo held during the Labor Day weekend.

CCSO reports on two fatal accidents

Two incidences during the past week have resulted in a pair of deaths within the county.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule for July

Vaccines and testing now available at Pennington Life Center on a regular basis

Churchill County’s COVID vaccine and testing schedule for July is set. The county has expanded its vaccine and testing delivery points to include The Grid Farmers Markets on Wednesdays and the William N. Pennington Life Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Revival Car Show returns to Carson City this weekend

Downtown is going to be lined with classic cars this weekend, stretching from Robinson to Fifth along Carson St. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Democrats fundraising picnic set for Aug. 7

Democrats fundraising picnic set for Aug. 7

WNC News and Notes: HVAC, biology labs enhance learning experiences, job opportunities for students

Degree-seeking students and individuals looking to earn workforce certifications will benefit from the renovations and additions being made to Western Nevada College’s Fallon campus.

The Nevada Traveler: Reno places blessed with literary attention

One thing that can be said about the Biggest Little City in the World is that it’s long fascinated novelists.

Do you fit your cats’ personality?

Me and Ow here. Watson has graciously allowed us to write this week’s column. It makes sense, because he is a dog and we are cats. Obviously, we know more about cats than he does. Lately, we have been discussing the latest study out of Australia on cat personalities.

Oasis Academy grad earns USA Lacrosse All-American, All-Academic honors

Sadie O’Flaherty, who graduated from Oasis Academy in May, earned All-American and All-Academic honors and was named a recipient of the Jackie Pitts Award by USA Lacrosse last week.

Thomas Ranson: For love of the game, Jack Beach thrived as an official

Instead of engaging in a shouting match with this notorious travel ball coach, the umpire stayed calm and collected. He explained the reason for the call and asked the coach to return to his dugout. Not satisfied with the response, he walked back, still frustrated. His team still won and would eventually win the second game of the doubleheader against the California school.

James Bagwell: Firefighters overcome obstacles to fight Prison Hill fire

The Carson City Fire Department and the other agencies that responded to the fire on Prison Hill did a great job holding the fire to just the top and North East upper slopes of the hill. Special kudos the helicopter pilots for their great work. A little more wind and more lightning could have been disastrous for those of us living below the burn area. The helicopters that responded were dropping water that appeared to be as much mud as water and that is a result of the drought we are in. If we again need the water from the Carson River it will be scarce to non-existent as summer progresses.

Letters to the editor for Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Letters to the editor for Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Wildfire south of Reno accidentally caused by worker

ire investigators say a construction worker accidentally started a wildland blaze that charred nearly a square mile of mostly grass and brush in the Steamboat area south of Reno last month.

Andy Matthews running for Nevada State Controller

Assemblyman Andy Matthews of Las Vegas has announced he will run for state controller. Matthews, a Republican, is the former president of the Nevada Policy Research Institute, a conservative political group based in the south. He is in his first term as an Assemblyman representing District 37.

Carson City first responders have busy day with accident, fire

At approximately 7:15 p.m. Tuesday night, Carson City first responders were called to a collision at Saliman Road and Little Lane. The cause is under investigation. No injuries were reported.

As employers struggle to fill jobs, teens come to the rescue

The owners of restaurants, amusement parks and retail shops, many of them desperate for workers, are sounding an unusual note of gratitude this summer

Tuesday, July 6

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Reclamation for Northern Nevada

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Summons for Quiet Title

Letters to the editor for July 3, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal for July 3, 2021

JoAnne Skelly: Hornworms are out for your tomatoes

The caterpillars hatch and then feed for a month or so on the leaves. They then migrate from the plant to the soil where they pupate.

Fire a reminder to make sure your home has functioning smoke alarms, Carson City Fire Department says

This past weekend the Carson City Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Tiger Drive. During the fire investigation it was noted there were no smoke alarms in the home and most of the windows had been covered with gypsum wallboard on the inside and wood siding on the outside. Investigators determined the cause was accidental, due to electrical malfunction. Fortunately, the family was awake when the fire broke out and were able to escape unharmed. If they had been asleep the incident would have been fatal.

J4NG doubling efforts to help students find career pathway

J4NG’s specialists are working to alleviate schoolteachers’ added burden, Cantú said, of getting kids back on track academically and socially.

Oregon man dies after Friday night crash on Airport Road

An Oregon man was killed Friday night after his GMC Yukon truck failed to negotiate a curve on Butti Way just 200 yards form Airport Road.

Man arrested after threatening NV Energy workers, Carson City Sheriff's Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until convicted in court.

Carson High students honored at annual SkillsUSA Championships

Several Career and Technical Education students from Carson High School were recognized at the 2021 SkillsUSA Championships, the largest skill competition in the world, that took place virtually.

Dry cleaners face tough road as remote working, business casual concepts become the norm

Dry cleaning operations in the U.S. lost about 80% of their revenue immediately after pandemic closures began last spring. In the aftermath, one in six dry cleaners have either closed for good or filed for bankruptcy.

Monday, July 5

Report was for stealing packages but it got worse, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Major parties' gains trail increase in Nevada independents

Voter registration in Nevada's two major political parties grew during June but their increases were vastly outpaced by a much larger jump in the number of registered independents.

Greenhouse Project plans to grow with Carson High teaching farm

The strategy’s first phase consists of vermiculture, or worm composting, to recycle food waste from Carson High and other schools within the district.

Reno Coin Show July 16-17

The Reno Coin Show will be held Friday and Saturday, July 16 and 17 at the Ramada Hotel & Casino, 1000 East 6th Street, Reno.

Yerington teen to retrace escape from Stewart Indian School

A senior-to-be at Yerington High School plans to retrace his great-grandfather's journey in escaping from the Stewart Indian School in Carson City.

Carson City Rotary to discuss 2021-2022 plans

The public is invited to learn about the Rotary Club of Carson City and what the members do for our community at the club’s meeting Tuesday, July 6 at noon. The meeting and lunch take place in the Brewery Art Center’s Grand Ballroom.

Joe Trimble: Your guide to Carson City small business pandemic (re)hiring

Deciding how to staff your business may be heavily influenced by the ongoing pandemic. These four steps can guide you through the hiring process.

Carson Follies returns for a free show to the community

Tickets are free this year as the Carson Follies gift back to the community hit hard by the pandemic.

Sunday, July 4

Kelly Bullis: U.S. is still the greatest nation on Earth

As much as we Americans love to complain about our tax system, it’s really not that bad compared to any other country in the world.

State awards $3.9 million for Carson City, rural community projects

The largest is $254,544 for the FISH Revitalization project that will benefit 75 residents.

Carson City School District contemplates bond issuance priorities for capital projects

The Carson City School Board has approximately $50 million available for construction or facility improvements for the next five years, of which about $47 million could be issued in bonds.

Fireworks on Fourth of July at Mills Park in Carson City

To help offset the cost, as well as continuing the services RSVP provides, RSVP is accepting sponsorships and donations at

Marilyn Foster: Cruising to exotic ports in Italy and Greece should be in your future

New to cruising this year is the amazing modern 100-passenger super yacht Azzurra. The Chamber has chosen to book the cruises to Greece and Italy.

Faith & Insight: Keeping it simple

Take President Reagan’s advice: “Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.”

Land-based salmon farm in rural Nevada on track despite drought

While planning and financing is still in the works, construction on farm in rural Pershing County could begin late this year or early next year.

7:30 p.m. July 4 East Fork Fire update: Containment at 30 percent

The East Fork Fire continues to smolder southeast of Gardnerville this morning.

Rotary Club of Carson City installs new officers

The Rotary Club of Carson City installed new leadership at a dinner June 27.

Patrick Cates: America’s holiday

Happy Independence Day. May God forever bless the United States of America.

Saturday, July 3

Carson City birth announcements for June 17 to 24, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for June 17 to 24, 2021

Guy Farmer: Teaching Critical Race Theory to our kids

We should keep Critical Race Theory out of our public schools and the military because it aims to tear us apart rather than bring us together in these perilous times.

Carson City road report for July 5 to 11, 2021

Carson City road report for July 5 to 11, 2021

Lyon County wants to rename Dayton road for Trump

County commissioners voted 4-1 on Thursday for renaming the half-mile Old Dayton Valley Road in Dayton.

JoAnne Skelly: A gardener is never bored

Lately, I haven’t been doing much gardening because of the heat, but have managed to get a few things done.

Gas Engine & Tractor Club to hold 25th anniversary show in Gardnerville

The event will include a raffle for a 1948 Farmall Super A tractor.

Jim Valentine: Motivation for buying and selling

The motivation of buyers and sellers is all important to a successful transaction.

Past Pages for July 3 to 6, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Nevada GDP rise best in nation for first quarter of 2021

Nevada saw the nation’s largest percentage increase in gross domestic product in the first quarter of this year.

Roger Diez: Seven races left in NASCAR regular season

The question “Who can beat Kyle Larson?” was answered Saturday at Pocono, and the answer was the left front Goodyear Eagle on his No. 5 Chevy.

Carson City Soroptimist installs new officers

Soroptimist International of Carson City installed its 2021-22 Board of Directors on June 26 at the home of new President Cynthia Bunt.

Friday, July 2

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Public Information

UPDATE: Carson City Prison Hill fire 90 percent contained

Officials are on the scene of a wildfire burning near the peak of Prison Hill. #PrisonHillFire Update June 2, 9:20 p.m. •15% containment •200 acres Firefighters are expected to be on scene overnight. Please stay out of the area where firefighters are working. Carson River Road is open to residents only.Fairview Drive will continue to be closed, Carson River Road and Fairview are open to nearby residents.

Nevada's execution drugs expiring as legal battle continues

Nevada prison officials say one of the drugs they originally planned to use this month in the state's first execution of an inmate in 15 years expires July 31.

Nevada inmates wage hunger strike over rule changes in Ely

The Nevada Department of Corrections said it implemented the changes after inmates used canteen items or product containers to assault or hurl substances at correctional officers.

6:30 p.m. Update: East Fork Fire at 565 acres

A fire burning south of Gardnerville is putting up more smoke.

Carson Valley's newest food truck opens at historic Genoa Bar

Hungry Hearts donates 10% of its proceeds to local community nonprofit organizations serving children.

Former Nevada Wolf Pack star Jalen Harris dismissed, disqualified from NBA

Toronto guard Jalen Harris, a former standout at the University of Nevada, was dismissed and disqualified from the NBA on Thursday for violating terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.

Reno Jazz Orchestra set to close Jazz & Beyond

Carson City’s 18th annual Jazz & Beyond Music & Art Festival, presented by the Mile High Jazz Band Association, offers 17 days of mostly free entertainment and more than 30 performances.

1st COVID-19 death from Delta variant confirmed in Reno

"The Delta variant has become the most common COVID-19 variant in Washoe County over the last two weeks and is extremely contagious."

Joe Santoro: College athletics as we know it is dead

With new rules concerning college athletes earning money, we could be seeing Carson Strong’s likeness all over Northern Nevada

Thursday, July 1

75 new COVID-19 cases reported in Quad County area in past week

Carson City Health and Human Services is reporting 75 new cases and 75 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region for June 23-30.

Update: Fire burning southeast of Mud Lake grows to 70 acres

A fire burning in Alpine County is being reported from several locations around Carson Valley

Some state workers taking furloughs missed during legislative session

Some employees in critical positions were unable to take furlough days during the legislative session and ended up owing back furlough days

Maw steps away, Witter takes over helm of Carson volleyball

Longtime head coach Robert Maw stepped down from the role he held since 2007

Carson High volleyball has a new face in charge of the program after longtime head coach Robert Maw stepped down earlier this week.

Carson City supervisors review jail conditions and Saturday's escape

The Carson City Board of Supervisors' discussion of the city jail’s biannual conditions report was scheduled before Saturday's escape.

UPDATE: Washoe Fire contained, Truckee Meadows FPD reports

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue reports on Twitter it is on the secene of a fire at Washoe Lake RV Campground for a vehicle fire that has become a wildland fire.

Chick-Fil-A Foundation donates $25,000 to summer meals program

Chick-fil-A Foundation donated $25,000 to the Food Bank to help feed kids this summer in the area. The donation will help the organization deliver 75,000 meals.

DETR discusses unemployment stats, services at Carson City Soups On! lunch

Fiddling with navy blue napkins and bright yellow smiley-face stress balls, Carson City businesspeople met on Wednesday for the first Soups On! luncheon since March 2020.

James Robertson, former Carson City mayor, dies at 94

James Robertson, who was mayor of Carson City when the city and Ormsby County consolidated in 1969, died June 13.

Dennis Cassinelli: A Medal of Honor for action in Nevada

A Medal of Honor was once approved for action during a battle in Paradise Valley north of Winnemucca.

208 new laws take effect in Nevada on July 1

All or parts of 208 bills passed by the 2021 Legislature take effect Thursday, including the so-called “public option” health insurance plan.