Stories for June 2021


Wednesday, June 30

Trina Machacek: The color of the day

In trying to decide about this new roof it was decided I should go with a metal roof. I am excited about it.

Ray Hagar: Ascuaga a visionary, clever gaming pioneer with some great ideas

Many mourn his recent passing, yet his time on Earth was well lived. I can't think of anyone who has had a bigger role in the history of Sparks.

Lombardo touring Northern Nevada to head off Democratic agenda

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Wednesday he’s running for governor to head off some of the changes being made by Democrats in Carson City.

6 arrested in Carson City jail escape, 3 more being sought

At least nine people have now been implicated in Saturday’s escape of Matthew Marizza, 27, and Cody Abernathy, 29.

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Reclamation for Northern nevada

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Annual Fiscal Report

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Notice of Hearing

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Application for Water

Gaming win sets all-time record in May — $1.23 billion

May marks three consecutive months of win over $1 billion. The last time that happened was December 2019 through February 2020.

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Notice of Application

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Notice of Application

Nevada hemp plan approved by feds

Nevada Agriculture Plant Industry Administrator Ashley Jeppson said his division is committed to preserving and promoting the hemp industry.

GreenUP! offering free virtual training for metal manufacturers

GreenUP! will offer a free training for metal manufacturers and finishers. The training is on seven Wednesdays beginning July 14 and ending on Oct. 6.

Virginia City hosting Fourth of July celebration

“We’re feeling a little extra patriotic this year and are really looking forward to celebrating our freedoms."

Past Pages for June 30 to July 2, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

A vintage Fourth of July weekend

Parade, Farmers Market begin the celebrations on Saturday; fireworks Sunday night

Fourth of July weekend rings in a parade, a Green Goddess Farmers Market, auto racing and fireworks on Sunday night to light up the clear, sparkling Nevada sky.

Former Councilman John Tewell dies

John Tewell, who served on the city councils of two Nevada cities, died June 20 at his home. He was 92. Tewell, who was born on Sept. 28, 1928, in Elko, was honored by the city of Fallon on his 90th birthday in 2018. A graduate of Elko High School, Tewell worked for the Elko Daily Free Press for 30 years and served on the city council for eight years. Tewell also sold insurance for Farm Bureau Insurance.

Tom Riggins: Independence Day is important

The approaching anniversary of our independence always gives me cause for reflection. Sadly, I believe the level of patriotism and belief in our country today to be as low as I can remember in my lifetime of over 60 years. So much so that I am now deeply concerned about the future of our nation. Even during the 1960s patriotism was not at today’s low level.

Jeanette Strong: An extinction-level event

“This is what watching an extinction event looks like. If we have two or three more years of this kind of hydrology coupled with these management decisions, we’re not going to have any salmon. … this is climate change. Climatologists have been telling us for years to get ready and this is where we are.” (Humboldt, Calif., Times-Standard, May 15, 2021)

Plans coming together for 7th annual reunion

Planning for the seventh annual Community Wide Reunion is coming together with 16 classes committed for the weekend of Aug. 20-22. 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.

BLM issues fire prevention order

Summer-like temperatures will hover over the Lahontan Valley this week summer-like high pressure builds over the region.

The Stars and Stripes celebrates 160th birthday

The Stars and Stripes military newspaper is celebrating its birthday with a national tour, and one of the stops will be in Reno. The public is invited to the celebration at the National Auto Museum on Lake Street on July 29.

School board meets Wednesday

A regular meeting of the Churchill County Board of School Trustees will be held Wednesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the in the Virtual Platform of GotoMeeting, 690 S. Maine St., Fallon, Nevada 89406.

Commissioners meet Thursday

Churchill County Commissioners meet Thursday at 8:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St. This meeting will also be conducted on Zoom.

The Nevada Traveler: Exploring Yerington’s all-American streets

Yerington is perhaps Nevada’s most all-American town. Its main street is, of course, named Main Street. Its most prominent building is the Lyon County Courthouse, which is surrounded by a beautiful, shaded half-block park.

Carson the Tortoise celebrates 5 years at Governor’s Mansion

His grumpy resting face might not make him seem like the life of the party, but since he set up camp in the back corner of the Nevada Governor’s Mansion, Carson the Tortoise has dazzled guests with his personality.

Cool under pressure: Hall of Fame coach made his mark as a player, coach

A talented athlete in high school, Beach played on state championship games in the late 1960s and early 1970s. As a coach, he served as the offensive coordinator on three Greenwave football teams that won three state championships and guided the baseball team to back-to-back titles in 1977 and 1978. Beach, who died on June 15 after a brief illness, earned Nevada AA Coach of the Year honors in 1978.

Carson City implements fire restrictions

Effective June 30, 2021, the Carson City Fire Department is implementing fire restrictions on City and privately owned lands within Carson City. Vegetation in western Nevada has dried out significantly.

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Annual Fiscal Report

Woman arrested after infant tests for meth, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

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Notice of Application

Tuesday, June 29

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Notice of Public Sale

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Application for Water NO. 90782

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2021 Augmented Budget

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Fiscal Report FY2021

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Notice of Public Sale

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Summary Fiscal Report

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Annual Fiscal Report

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Sale Manufactured Home

Carson City Ghost Walk reopens to the public

Carson City Ghost Walk reopens to the public on July 3.

Douglas' Smalley commits to Nevada

Douglas High's Chris Smalley commits to Nevada, a Carson High turf field update and Empire Ranch Senior Men's Golf results

Battle Born FC bounced in first postseason contest

Battle Born FC faced off with the Boise Cutthroats for the third time this season to open up the UPSL Premier Mountain Division postseason.

MGM unveils solar project it says will power 13 Vegas hotels

MGM Resorts International switched on a giant solar farm Monday that will power up to 90% of the company's 13 Las Vegas properties and 36,000 hotel rooms.

Judge blocks Nevada's first proposed execution in 15 years

Judge says public defenders need more time to determine the constitutionality of a never-before-used sequence of drugs that prison officials want for the execution.

Gov. Sisolak names DuAne Young as policy director

Gov. Steve Sisolak has named DuAne Young as policy director for his office.

'Challenging time for permitting' for mines, Amodei says

Economic recovery, the Ruby Mountains and the impact of the Biden Administration on mining were topics discussed by U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei during his latest visit to Elko.

Monday, June 28

Carson City expresses thanks to Kinderland owners at picnic

More than 160 people showed up to Rosetta and Malah McFadden’s final farewell at their retirement picnic at Bowers Mansion in Washoe City.

Jacks Valley Ranch owner John Ascuaga dead at 96

Jacks Valley Ranch owner and and philanthropist John Ascuaga died on Monday.

Miss Nevada USA title won by transgender woman for 1st time

Kataluna Enriquez was crowned the winner Sunday at the South Point hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

UPDATE: Final escapee from Carson City Jail apprehended

One inmate who escaped from the Carson City Detention Center on Saturday has been captured and a warrant has been issued for a Carson City man accused of aiding the escape

Board of Supervisors to review city jail conditions

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Crowell Board Room at the Community Center on 851 E. William St.

USAF Mobility Band to kick off July 4 in Carson City

The USAF Mobility Band of six full-time active duty Air Force musicians perform on the McFadden Plaza stage beginning around 5:30 p.m.

UNR to get $2.49 million to study quantum computing

The money was awarded through DoE’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.

Letters to the Editor for June 26, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Pandemic Reflections: Fabric and upholstery store making a slow recovery

Walk into Out of My Mindesigns fabric on a Saturday morning, and the store is hemming with energy – customers toting long rolls of fabric, the Densford brothers (and owners) rushing between store registers, two quiet puppies wagging their tails and gazing up through the mesh of a portable baby crib.

Sunday, June 27

Jim Hartman: Democrats’ ‘Obamascare’ proven wrong

“Judge Amy Barrett will overturn the Affordable Care Act.” So declared Vice President Kamala Harris last fall.

Teachers dig into mine of information at Carson City workshop

The Nevada Mining Association hosted its 36th annual Northern Nevada Mineral Education workshop in Carson City.

Western Nevada College observatory to host NASA telescope event

The WNC observatory has been selected as part of the Webb Space Telescope Community Events initiative.

Two Carson City inmates escape jail

Two Carson City inmates are being sought after escaping from the Carson City Jail on Saturday evening.

Joe Santoro: Is pass-happy Nevada Wolf Pack ready to run?

The Pack has loftier goals than simply being the best team in the Mountain West.

Jim Valentine: Why we do what we do in real estate

Real estate has many standard practices that are traditionally used for a reason.

Faith & Insight: Creating not canceling conflict resolution

I join many Americans in being greatly saddened over the political and social chasm that is broadening the divide in our country.

6 murderers have sentences commuted by Nevada pardons board

That does not, however, mean any of them will be released from prison anytime soon.

Saturday, June 26

Nine Carson City businesses fail alcohol compliance check

On June 24, 2021, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers in conjunction with Partnership Carson City conducted an alcohol compliance check. This was conducted with the support of three 20-year-olds who were sent into local restaurants in an attempt to purchase alcohol.

Guy W. Farmer: Vice President Harris finally visits the border

Vice President Kamala Harris finally visited the U.S.-Mexico border — more than three months after President Biden appointed her as his "Border Czar."

Carson City road report for June 28 to July 4, 2021

Carson City road report for June 28 to July 4, 2021

Charlie Abowd: An easy curry prawns recipe

This Curry Prawns recipe is a nice, easy dish to prepare and requires minimum ingredients.

Las Vegas man wrongly accused, never the same, found dead

Jesus Carvajal, 36, lived a joyful life until the day Las Vegas police falsely accused him of raping four women.

Lane closures on U.S. 50 in Carson City start Monday

Lane closures will take place on U.S. 50 in eastern Carson City Monday, June 28 and Tuesday, June 29

Kelly Bullis: Energy tax credits are still around

The Residential Energy Credit offers up to 10% of the cost of qualified energy saving items added to your principal residence.

Past Pages for June 26 to 29, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Record high temperature possible Sunday in Carson City

The National Weather Service predicts a high temperature of 98, which would tie the record set in 1929.

Roger Diez: Can anybody beat Kyle Larson?

Kyle Larson will be on the pole for Saturday’s Cup race and is the top pick of the oddsmakers to extend his winning streak.

Friday, June 25

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Notice of Application

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Krysta Palmer training for Olympics at University of Nevada, Reno

RENO – When she was 5 years old, Krysta Palmer told her coach that she wanted to be an Olympian. Palmer, who was born in Carson City and went to school at Douglas High, first wanted to be a gymnast but injuries got in the way. After a seven-year career, she went with Plan B: trampoline, which was added as an Olympic event.

Photogallery: Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada hosts career day

Wrapping up a successful National Boys & Girls Clubs Week, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada hosted a career day celebration for kids Friday.

All BLM lands in Nevada now subject to fire prevention order

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has issued a fire prevention order for all its lands in Nevada, including a ban on the use of fireworks, exploding targets and ammunition with steel components.

Get Healthy Carson City: Summer safety tips for your pets

As you are heading out, keep in mind some tips that can keep the furry members of your family safe.

Carson City School District to submit reopening plan by July 14

CCSD must submit its final recommendations to the Nevada Department of Education and the federal government by July 14.

JoAnne Skelly: Hot, hot, hot!

Combined with what seems to be relentless wind and high desert sun, plants, including the grass, are drying out. How can we conserve water with the drought this year?

Carson City Sheriff's Office looking for 16-year-old runaway

Corey Del Rosario ran away from a home in Carson City on Thursday, June 24.

Nevada joins western states' crack down on speeders

The Western States Traffic Safety Coalition is joining forces June 25-27 to crack down on speeding across 12 states.

Carson City Starbucks employees earn Lifesaving Award

Carson City Fire Department recently presented local Starbucks employees Nicole Cisneros, Andrew Tuell, Allison Galloway, Brittany Stanley, and Alicia Allen with the Lifesaving Award.

Most Nevada workplaces can relax sanitation procedures

The state agency that oversees workplace safety is relaxing guidelines for businesses, allowing them to wipe down most surfaces with soap or detergent, rather than disinfectants that kill the coronavirus.

Thursday, June 24

62 new COVID-19 cases in Quad County area this week

Carson City Health and Human Services reported Thursday 62 new cases and 53 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region for the week June 17-23.

Nevada Air Guard activating air tankers early to fight fires

The Nevada Air National Guard is activating its airlift wing with air tankers more than a month sooner than last fire season to help fight wildland blazes.

Coalition targeting feral dogs in Carson City reports capture

Tribal Animal Control has trapped one of three feral roaming dogs targeted by a recently-formed coalition of government agencies, according to a news release from Carson City.

Man accused of taking secret bathroom photos at Reno Rodeo

A man accused of cutting holes in portable bathrooms at the Reno Rodeo to take secret photos of men urinating has been charged with more than 60 felony counts.

Hangtown Music Festival announces initial lineup

Placerville festival celebrates 10th anniversary

The 10th anniversary show will take place Oct. 24-27 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, Calif.

Sagebrush Rebels play flatbed Saturday in Carson City

The Sagebrush Rebels take to the Flatbed stage hosted by The Brewery Arts Center.

Lions present awards for service and install new officers

New officers of the Carson City Host Lions Club were installed on June 16 at a dinner and awards ceremony held at the Plaza Convention Center in Carson City.

Heller appears at GOP events while weighing run for governor

Heller spoke at a June 12 dinner in Elko hosted by the county Republican Party and made a similar appearance last weekend at a GOP dinner in Churchill County.

Pyramid Lake, Storey County firefighters deliver baby girl

Pyramid Lake firefighters along with Storey County firefighters from Local 4227 delivered a baby on Wednesday afternoon.

Nevada unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent

That is significantly higher than the national rate of 5.8 percent, driven by the 8.9 percent jobless rate in Clark County.

Carson City Historical Society hosting Picnic in the Park

The Carson City Historical Society is having a Picnic in the Park on Sunday, June 27 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Reservations are required by calling Paula at (775) 887-8865. Fee is $15 per person which includes a box lunch, Kim Harris, chautauqua of Laura Fair, teacup plant sale, annual meeting and 50/50 raffle. The event will take place in the Carriage House which is located directly behind the Foreman-Roberts House, 1207 North Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada.

Wednesday, June 23

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Notice to Creditors

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Application for Water

Dennis Cassinelli: Historic Bowers Mansion

For many years, family members and I visited Bowers Mansion in Washoe Valley for summer picnics, swimming in the hot spring pool and touring the mansion.

New UNLV program to aid athletes with their personal brand

UNLV has established "The Vegas Effect," which will assist athletes in navigating how to take advantage of name, image and likeness opportunities.

Carson City to close Prison Hill OHV on red flag days

Prison Hill off-highway vehicle area and the motorized trailhead/parking located on Golden Eagle Lane will be closed during red flag warning days.

Carson City Chamber hosts lunch focused on finding employees

The luncheon presentation will be held on Wednesday, June 30 at the Gold Dust West.

Carson City School District hiring full-time, benefited positions

Carson City School District has open positions for nutrition workers, bus drivers, custodians and administrative assistants.

Dayton arson suspect had $50,000 in firefighter equipment, authorities say

The state Fire Marshal’s office and Lyon County deputies this week arrested a 29-year-old Dayton man on arson charges.

GOED funds export efforts by 39 small Nevada businesses

Nevada businesses were able to make connections in 19 countries and generate more than $13 million in export sales this past year.

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Ordinance Adopted

Nevada counties join anti-federal government sheriff's group

Rural Nevada residents and local law enforcement last weekend celebrated decisions by two county commissions to become members of a group that believes sheriffs have the final say on any given law's constitutionality.

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Consumer Confidence Report

Capital City Arts Initiative student exhibition in Carson City

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents its exhibition, Fresh Outlook, at the Community Development Building (the Brick).

Past Pages for June 23 to 25, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Scharmann thanked for years of community service

Former commissioner worked on a number of projects to better life in Churchill County

The community turned out June 16 to thank a former county commissioner not only for his five decades of public service and his eight years on the commission but also for his years on a number of committees that served to better Churchill County.

Funeral set for Hall of Fame coach, athlete

A Nevada Hall of Fame athlete and coach who was part of the Greenwave’s championship teams of the late 1960s and ’70s died June 15 after a short illness.

Commissioners approve COVID vaccination incentive plan

County commissioners approved a COVID incentive program at their last meeting on June 16. County Manager Jim Barbee said there’s a push for the state and federal government to increase the percentage of people receiving the COVID vaccination.

Cyclists ride across Nevada

Every year in mid-June, a group of about 25 cyclists and six crew members begin a trip of a lifetime, setting out from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., where their ride will end.

Discussion on Life Center control heats up

Heated exchanges on the restructuring of the William N. Pennington Life Center showed how contentious the county’s plan is to transfer operations to its control.

County announces additional services at Life Center

As Churchill County seeks to increase service offerings for seniors in the community, Bus Scharmann has started as the county’s interim manager for the Pennington Life Center.

News in Brief: Fourth of July parade applications

The Fallon Merchants Association invite entries from individuals, businesses, groups and organizations for this year’s Fourth of July parade. Applications must be turned in no later than Wednesday.

David C. Henley: Scammers are out in full force

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, I warned readers of this column to be alert for scammers utilizing the Internet, telephone and mail to fleece us of our hard-earned salaries, pensions and savings.

The Nevada Traveler: Retracing Diamondfield Jack Davis in Nevada

One of the more controversial figures in Nevada history was a gunslinger/hustler known as “Diamondfield” Jack Davis. Born Jackson Lee Davis in Virginia in about 1864, he is said to have come west to seek his fortune by mining in Idaho in the early 1890s.

Food Hub services wide area of western Nevada

At least 50 kinds of fruits and vegetables from local producers

Kelli Kelly, the executive director of the Fallon Food Hub, is passionate about her role in making people healthy and aware of the produce Churchill County offers to this part of Nevada.

Experiment Station projects serve Nevadans at facilities throughout state

Facilities provide opportunities for studies to help communities in Nevada, the U.S. and the world

At a ranch in Eureka, researchers are breeding a unique species of sheep well-adapted to the harsh Great Basin environment and that produces some of the finest wool in the nation. At the same time at a field in Fallon, researchers are using lasers and belowground radar to study how well sorghum grows with different levels of flood irrigation. And at a lab in Logandale, researchers just finished a study on how cactus pear can be grown as a commercial crop to fuel vehicles and feed both animals and people.

Feral cats versus the gangster rats

Watson here, and I was surprised to learn that rats are a huge problem in America’s big cities. Orkin Pest Control Co., has named Chicago the rattiest city in the United States. I knew that Chicago was the gangster capital at one time, but I had no idea that the rats had become gangsters.

Professor retires after establishing wine grape growing legacy

Grant Cramer assisted many emerging vineyards including the Freys

University of Nevada, Reno’s Grant Cramer, professor emeritus with the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, is retiring after three decades of teaching and research that excelled Nevada’s reputation in the wine grape growing industry.

Several qualify for nationals, SSIR rodeo events

Several Fallon cowboys and cowgirls punched their ticket to the national rodeo in Lincoln, Neb., or the Silver State International Rodeo – or even both – after competing in this month’s high school and junior high school state rodeo.

De Golyer rodeo returns on Saturday at fairgrounds

The seventh annual De Golyer Bucking Horse and Bull Bash returns to Fallon on Saturday at the county fairgrounds.

Nevada unemployment rules back to pre-pandemic regulations

Emergency regulations relaxing requirements for unemployment claimants expired on Friday, reinstating eligibility requirements to receive benefits.

Sleeping in a running car is an indicator, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Tuesday, June 22

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Publication of Ordinance

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Carson City Lien Sale

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Application for Water

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Publication of Ordinance

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Notice Augment Budget

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Public Utilities Commission

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Notice to Creditors

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Application for Water

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Notice of Sale - Real Property

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Public Utilities Commission

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Application for Water

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Notice to Creditors

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Publication of Ordinance

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Notice of Trustee's Sale

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Notice of Filing and Public Hearing

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Notice of Appointive Open Position

Man killed after he shot NDOT worker may be tied to Nevada City homicide

A man who died in a gun battle with officers after he shot a state transportation worker on a remote Nevada highway has been identified as a Northern Californian who may have ties to a homicide.

Nevada lawmakers OK spending federal relief funds

Nevada lawmakers approved millions in new spending for schools, food subsidies and housing assistance on Tuesday

Former Fallon, Elko Councilman John Tewell dies

John Tewell, who served on the city councils of two Nevada cities, died Sunday. He was 92.

Sorenstam to play American Century Championship

The American Century Championship WILL TAKE place July 9-11 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in South Lake Tahoe.

RSVP hosts Carson City July 4 celebration

Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program will host the July 4 Celebration and Carnival in Mills Park from Thursday, July 1 through Sunday, July 4.

Coalition forms to capture feral dogs in Carson City

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office, Nevada Humane Society Animal Control, and Tribal Police are attempting to secure three feral roaming dogs.

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, Prime Minister of Quebec Francois Legault make bet over Stanley Cup semifinals

In time for National Bourbon Day, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and the Prime Minister of Quebec, Francois Legault, have made a “spirited” wager based on the outcome of the Stanley Cup semi-finals. The stakes? Whoever sees his team lose must wear the winning team’s jersey and provide a bottle of his chosen spirit.

Intergovernmental Executive Committee prepares for second public meeting

The second meeting of the Intergovernmental Executive Committee (IEC) has been set for Monday at 2 p.m. to discuss the future of Naval Air Station Fallon’s training range and modernization.

Rogich: Nevada GOP should dump chairman, audit party operations

"He is not capable of running this operation any more. I mean Michael McDonald, primarily."

Monday, June 21

Jim Hartman: The underfunded U.S. Navy

The U.S. is going to need more naval assets and a better strategy, or it will need to shrink its commitments around the world.

Condemned Nevada inmate asking federal judge to stay execution

"The public has an interest in assuring executions proceed humanely and constitutionally."

Temperatures remain high, thunderstorm potential this week

The National Weather Service called for a chance of thunderstorms to develop into the Sierra and western Nevada by Wednesday and Thursday.

Carson City Symphony to begin two ‘Strings in the Summer 2021’ programs

Carson City Symphony Association will host “Strings in the Summer 2021,” two free programs for string-instrument players of all ages, in July and August.

Washoe Valley woman killed in cycling crash

Boryana Straubel, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ryder Homes starts construction on Carson City development

When complete, the Carson City development will consist of 189 homes; prices are expected to start at more than $550,000.

Carson City CAP cadets part of a successful search

Cadet 1st Lt. Luz Sandoval, a Mission Radio Operator and trainer, and Cadet Airman 1st Class Devin Linehan were an important part of an aerial search for a missing man south of Hawthorne.

Carson City teacher pursues passion, publishes fantasy novel

Bordewich Bray Elementary School physical education teacher Kinkade DeJoseph celebrated a 25-year accomplishment with the release of his novel.

Sunday, June 20

Carson City Schools Foundation still needs support for Jump Start

The Carson City Schools Foundation is still seeking community donors to match its efforts to “Sponsor a Student” for the Western Nevada College Jump Start College program.

Partnership Carson City hosts outdoor yoga Monday

Partnership Carson City is inviting the community to celebrate International Yoga Day by taking the yoga mats outside for a special Monday Wellness Yoga session

Joe Santoro: Last dance for Carson Strong and Wolf Pack?

A good 2021 could mean the Nevada Wolf Pack is looking for a new quarterback and new head coach in 2022.

Jim Valentine: Saving money in the right places

A real estate transactions has a wide variety of components, many of which come with a cost.

Faith & Insight: Exile

We’re all citizens and exiles of an unborn city that never was.

Las Vegas weighs tying growth to conservation amid drought

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is pushing what she calls the largest conservation bill in state history.

Saturday, June 19

Carson City birth announcements for June 1 to 8, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for June 1 to 8, 2021

Renee Plain completes Goldman Sachs Small Businesses Program

Renee Plain recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program as a member of the organization’s online national cohort.

Guy Farmer: Joe Biden’s European vacation

Wall Street Journal Deputy Editorial Page Editor Daniel Henninger, on Thursday described President Biden's first overseas trip as a "European vacation."

Carson City road report for June 21 to 27, 2021

Carson City road report for June 21 to 27, 2021

Soule joins Visit Carson City as arts & culture program manager

Debra Soule brings more than 20 years of experience to the role, having worked in municipal and state government positions in Australia, Canada and the United States.

O.J. Simpson keeps fighting in Vegas against Goldman judgments

O.J. Simpson will keep fighting recent court orders in Nevada that he owes at least $60 million in judgments stemming from the 1994 killings of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.

Marilyn Foster: The spiritual force of the Mississippi River awaits exploration

As we now look forward to travel once again, perhaps it is time to learn more about our own incredible history before it is written out of the history books.

Kelly Bullis: Business meals fully deductible

Since Jan. 1, business meals have been 100% deductible again. Warning, this only lasts until Dec. 31, 2022.

Past Pages for June 19 to 22, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Hike to Hobart Reservoir gives views of Carson, Washoe Valley

If you’re looking for a long, strenuous hike, with a scenic ending, Hobart Reservoir is worth the trip.

Roger Diez: Kyle Larson collecting praise and points

Kyle Larson and the whole Hendrick organization are in the process of demoralizing the entire NASCAR Cup field.

Friday, June 18

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Notice of Modification

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Notice of Application

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Notice to Creditors

Ken Beaton: It’s better to give than receive

I have four suggestions in no particular order. Select one for this Father’s Day and one of the other three for the next three Father’s Days.

Best of Carson City final voting ends Sunday

Final voting for the Nevada Appeal’s annual Best of Carson City awards runs June 19-July 5. To vote, go to

GOED approves tax abatements to draw eight companies to Nevada

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has approved tax abatements to draw eight businesses to the Silver State including for Foot Locker Retail to invest in a Washoe County plant.

Nevada native picked to lead Bureau of Reclamation

Camille Touton, a veteran congressional water policy adviser, has been nominated to lead the agency that oversees water and power in the West.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office to start patrolling on Lake Tahoe

Carson City Sheriff's deputies are teaming with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office on Marine IX for added patrol attention to the Carson City waters and shorelines of Lake Tahoe.

Summer fan drive underway for Carson City seniors

Roper’s Heating and Air Conditioning is seeking donations of new, in-the-box fans for Carson City seniors

Sparks man killed in Fallon crash

A Sparks man was killed Monday when his vehicle slammed into the rear of a stopped pickup truck at the intersection of Casey Road and U.S. Highway 50.

P.K. O’Neill to address Carson City Rotary Club

Nevada Assembly member P.K. O’Neill will be the guest speaker at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting.

Carson City School Board to discuss reopening plan, seek input in workshop Tuesday

As part of the Carson City School District’s Safe Reopening Plan for the 2021-2022 school year, the district will host a workshop to discuss and obtain public input 6 p.m. Tuesday prior to the scheduled 7 p.m. school board meeting in the Robert Crowell Board Room at the Carson City Community Center.

Gear up for Father’s Day with these weekend events

From Free Friday Night Movies in the park, to BMX racing and a book club meeting, Carson City is offering a variety of events for Father's Day weekend.

Nevada offers $5 million in cash prizes to boost vaccine effort

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday announced a broad effort to encourage reluctant or forgetful residents to get shots

Preparing your property for wildfire season

With summer and wildfire season upon us, below are some tips to help homeowners physically protect their memory-filled homes ahead of wildfire season.

Pony Express arrives in Western Nevada

The annual Pony Express re-ride arrived in western Nevada on Thursday, coming into Douglas County from California on the way to St. Joseph, Missouri.

Felony domestic battery wasn't enough for suspect, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Thursday, June 17

Douglas County resident is 229th COVID-19 death in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported the death of a Douglas County resident due to COVID-19 in its weekly update for June 10-16.

Carson City supervisors OK bargaining agreement with Sheriff’s Association

With a line of deputy sheriffs filling the Community Center board room (and one K9 to top it off), the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an updated collective bargaining agreement between Carson City and the Carson City Deputy Sheriff’s Association.

JoAnne Skelly: Oops – fertilizer burn!

Fertilizer application rates and guidelines are on the package for a reason and should be followed. More is not better.

Jean Kvam: Summer means it’s potato salad time

My recipe this week is for potato salad and I know there are many schools of thought when it comes to the best.

Crews quell wildfire north of Carson City; evacuations lifted

Fire lines were holding and evacuations were lifted overnight after a fast-growing wildfire forced some people out of homes and closed highways for several hours north of Carson City, a fire official said Thursday.

The Lodge hosts bake sale Friday in Carson City

The Lodge, an assisted living facility at 2200 E. Long St., in Carson City, will host the Longest Day Bake Sale on Friday, June 18 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Green waste collection Sunday in Washoe Valley

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue will host its final Green Waste Collection Day for the season on Sunday, June 20 at the Nevada Division of Forestry Fire Station, 885 Eastlake Blvd., Washoe Valley.

Trina Machacek: Paper plate lottery

The life of a paper plate has changed enormously from when I was but a wee Trina. The lowly paper plate was once just a white, excuse the pun, paper thin plate that only held maybe a hot dog and a few chips.

DETR grants businesses relief from ratings damage caused by pandemic claims

Businesses hit with huge numbers of unemployment claims during the pandemic won’t see their unemployment insurance premiums increase.

Wednesday, June 16

Dennis Cassinelli: Building the Comstock

The region of Nevada known as the Comstock includes the cities of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Sutro and Dayton. These communities comprise the Comstock Historic District.

PUC report calls for a regional approach to modernize the electric grid

Staff at the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada this week issued a report urging western states to bring multiple utilities together to provide a predictable, reliable western electric transmission system.

Carson City Sheriff seeking 15-year-old runaway

On Sunday, June 13, Sara Clark, 15, ran away from her housing in north Carson City.

UPDATE: NHP says motorist who shot road worker is dead

A state Department of Transportation worker was wounded and a man was arrested after a chase, shootout and standoff with law enforcement agents on a remote stretch of highway in northeastern Nevada, authorities said Wednesday.

Get Healthy Carson City: Endless summer of mosquitoes

Summer season is the time to beware of the buzzing, biting menace of mosquitoes. The more snow we accumulate in the winter, the higher you can expect water levels to be in the valley which means more mosquito habitats.

Crews halt forward progress on Petrilla Fire

A fire burning in Pleasant Valley south of Reno closed Old U.S. 395 and Interstate 580 on Wednesday afternoon

Reno lawyer present at insurrection announces governor bid

Gilbert positioned voter fraud allegations at the center of his campaign, falsely claimed COVID-19 vaccines were unproven and urged people not to take them.

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Notice of Sale by Auction

Nevada confirms cases of rabies in bats

The Nevada Department of Agriculture Animal Disease Laboratory has confirmed three cases of rabies in bats — one in Washoe County and two in Clark County, according to a release from the NDA.

Sisolak vetoes four bills including ethics measure

Gov. Steve Sisolak has vetoed four bills including the measure that would have turned ethics investigations within the legislative branch over to lawmakers instead of the independent statewide Ethics Commission.

Past Pages for June 16 to 18, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Heat advisory issued for Carson City; forecast tops 100 degrees

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory covering Carson City on Thursday and Friday.

Life Center’s Coalition board rubber stamps county proposal

Senior citizens express displeasure with the takeover of operations

One speaker after another took turns blasting the county commission for its action and begged the Coalition board not to approve the transfer plan.

Cantaloupe festival selects 2021 queen: Callie Perez

Callie Perez, a recent graduate of Oasis Academy, has been named this year’s Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair queen.

Fallon/Churchill reunion plans taking shape

CCHS classes 1960, 1961 to be honored in August

This year’s community wide Fallon/Churchill County Community Reunion is set for Aug. 20-22 with the main hub of activity at Oats Park.

Churchill commissioners approve restructuring plan for Life Center

County’s intent is to manage center’s budget and grants

Churchill County Commissioners voted unanimously last week to approve a restructuring plan for the William N. Pennington Life Center.

Fallon July 4 parade applications available

The Fallon Merchants Association invite entries from individuals, businesses, groups and organizations for this year’s Fourth of July parade.

Churchill County commissioners meet Wednesday afternoon

Churchill County commissioners meet Wednesday, June 16, at 1:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule for June 16-18

Churchill County’s COVID vaccine and testing dates for this week are limited due to staffing constraints.

Jeanette Strong: Rights without responsibilities (opinion)

"Those who seem to think anyone should be able to get any gun they want have clearly not read the whole Second Amendment. They seem to forget that every right also carries responsibilities."

Tom Riggins: What is Critical Race Theory? (opinion)

"If Critical Race Theory becomes rooted in our education system, there will in short order be a generation of indoctrinated children who will carry those beliefs into adulthood ... CRT is inherently racist at its core."

Father’s Day weekend features first concert-in-the-park since 2019

Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole play Saturday night at Oats Park’s Centennial Stage, marking the first concert under the stars since 2019.

Carson City supervisors review bargaining agreement with Sheriff’s Association

It’s budget approval season for the Board of Supervisors. They’ll meet on Thursday to review agenda items, many of which concern funding for upcoming fiscal years.

High Desert Grange re-starts sewing club

The purpose of the club is to help interested members to develop their sewing skills to be more self-sufficient and to promote goodwill, harmony, brotherhood and sisterhood among Grange members and the community at large.

CAPS: Spring and kitten season have arrived

Kitten Season refers to a period of time when female cats are giving birth to litters. It typically lasts between the months of April and October; however, it can happen year-round.

Injury hampers Christian Walker’s season

Former Aces first baseman tries to rediscover his hitting groove

The 30-year-old Walker celebrated his late March birthday this year by being named the Diamondbacks’ MVP for spring training after finishing in the top-10 in home runs, runs batted in, on-base plus slugging (OPS) and slugging percentage.

Oasis Academy wins rivalry doubleheader, retains Ore Cart

Oasis Academy and Coral Academy of Sciences battled for the fourth year in a row Friday with the coveted Ore Cart on the line.

Federal judge blocks Biden's pause on new oil, gas leases

The Biden administration's suspension of new oil and gas leases on federal land and water was blocked Tuesday

Tuesday, June 15

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Kate Johnson: Quick and easy Stromboli (recipe)

What I discovered is that it is a very quick, easy and flexible meal that is really delicious to eat! Likewise, it produces great leftovers and is a perfect picnic/camping food item.

Firearm group sues to block Nevada ban on ghost guns

A group of gun-rights activists has sued to challenge a new Nevada law banning build-your-own firearms.

Douglas County Sheriff's Office seeks assistance identifying theft suspect

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a theft suspect.

Conkey family has special place in Western Nevada College's heart

Jim and Nancy Conkey began their nursing scholarship at Western Nevada College in 2017.

Partnership Carson City offers Narcan training June 17

Partnership Carson City is offering tangible and virtual resources for drug addiction, education and prevention.

Carson City man dies in motorcycle crash

A Carson City man died when he was ejected from his motorcycle Saturday, according to a Nevada Highway Patrol news release.

Monday, June 14

Adams Hub throwing reopening shindig in Carson City

Adams Hub for Innovation is again opening to the public. To celebrate, they’re hosting a community and business networking event from 4-7 p.m., on Thursday.

Teri Vance: Celebrating five years of marriage

I just celebrated my five-year wedding anniversary. Does that mean I am no longer a newlywed? I’m just an old married lady, I guess. In some ways, it feels so natural, but I can’t help but feel it’s also surreal.

Advocates work toward new Southern Nevada national monument

Advocates in Southern Nevada are building momentum toward setting aside a wide desert area rich with biological diversity and Native American cultural significance for permanent environmental protection.

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Nevada National Guard celebrates Flag Day at the Capitol

Wind picked up at the state Capitol on Monday morning, setting the perfect banner-waving background for the Nevada National Guard’s 23rd annual Flag Day celebration.

Brandon Kealoha and Larry Lawrence: Fire up the grill for some lamb chops (recipe)

Summer is here and it’s time to fire up the grill. This year why not mix up your usual menu and grill lamb chops?

Carson City Historical Society presents ‘The Silver State on the Silver Screen’

The Carson City Historical Society presents a free lecture on "The Silver State on the Silver Screen" by Nevada film critic and author Robin Holabird at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17 via Zoom.

Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range to close for maintenance

The Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range will close the short range for maintenance on Tuesday, June 15. On Tuesday, June 29, the long range will close for maintenance.

Kelly Bullis: Another ‘rich’ tax being expanded to non-rich

This kind of attitude belongs in a socialist country, not America.

Nevada AG says three of his bills will enhance consumer protection

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford said Friday that three bills he requested this legislative session will enhance consumer protections in Nevada, including AB61 that prohibits price gouging during times of emergency.

Sunday, June 13

Ken Beaton: Happy birthday ‘Old Glory’

For 244 years men and women have made the supreme sacrifice so we can enjoy our freedom while proudly displaying “Old Glory.”

Miles Construction honored for Bank Saloon project in Carson City

For the second year in a row, Miles Construction, has been awarded retail development of the year at the annual Summit Awards.

JoAnne Skelly: Thrillers, fillers and spillers

My friend Diane is a talented container flower gardener. Her perennial “gardens” thrive and look beautiful.

Battle Born FC is playoff bound

A shutout win in season finale gives first-year franchise home playoff game

Battle Born FC hosted Sierra Nevada FC (Reno) in the 2021 UPSL spring season finale Saturday at Carson High School. BBFc was able to clinch its first-ever postseason appearance.

Rosen announces grants for underserved populations

U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., on Thursday announced grants totaling $55.5 million to address COVID-19 disparities among high risk and underserved populations.

Jim Valentine: To accept or not to accept

In times of multiple offers, overbidding, and other activities symbolic of a dynamic market there is always the question of what decisions to make and when.

Faith & Insight: E Pluribus Unum and Jesus

“Out of many one” is a motto for the nation and the church, but it is only possible if “in God we trust!” E pluribus unum is only possible in Jesus.

Carson City schools' building projects get underway

Carson City School District is moving ahead with several capital projects this summer ranging from campus expansions to athletic facility improvements.

Saturday, June 12

Guy Farmer: In search of fair and balanced journalism

It's difficult to find fair and balanced journalism in today's highly polarized media world, but some self-respecting journalists are trying to keep political agendas out of the nation's newsrooms.

Carson City road report for June 14 to 20, 2021

Carson City road report as of Thursday. The following applies to June 14-20:

Sisolak signs law to automatically send mail ballots

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak signed into law Friday a measure requiring mail-in ballots to be automatically sent to active voters in future elections.

Palmer doubles up; qualifies for second Olympic event

Krysta Palmer secured another Olympic Diving team spot in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Saturday in the individual 3-meter dive.

Some easy trails in the sun in south Washoe Valley

The east side of Washoe Lake features different sections of Washoe Lake State Park with several different trails.

Energy secretary wants 'responsible' lithium mining in Nevada

Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said the Biden administration wants to see lithium needed for electric cars to be mined "in a responsible way" that respects the environment and Native American tribes.

Past Pages for June 12 to 15, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Reid says 'so-called split' of Nevada Democrats 'exaggerated'

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid defended embattled Nevada Democratic Party Chair Judith Whitmer .

Roger Diez: NASCAR’s All-Star format has almost everything

This weekend is a busy one with NASCAR in Texas with an All-Star format to make the WWE proud, an IndyCar doubleheader in Detroit, and the NHRA in New Hampshire for the New England Nationals.

2 battery charges – 1 pre-jail, 1 in jail, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Friday, June 11

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Western Nevada College summer classes start Monday

Western Nevada College summer session starts Monday, June 14 and there are more course options available than in previous years.

Sisolak signs law giving Nevada first presidential primary

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed into law Friday a bill that would make the Nevada the first to vote in the 2024 presidential primary contests, bumping Iowa and New Hampshire from their leadoff spots.

Former Reno Aces first baseman tries to rediscover his hitting groove

Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Christian Walker was looking forward to normalcy returning to Major League Baseball.

Nevada plans new drug combination for late-July execution

Nevada prison officials disclosed Thursday that they want to use a never-before-tried combination of drugs for the state's first lethal injection in 15 years.

Construction to start on homes at Cross Creek master-planned community in Carson City

Ryder Homes will begin building four model homes later this month at the Cross Creek project on Saliman Road on Lompa Ranch.

Carson mayor: City seeks American Rescue Plan funding ideas

The federal government has awarded Carson City $20.8 million in direct funding allocations through the American Rescue Plan and the city is open to suggestions on how to spend that money.

Thursday, June 10

Palmer qualifies for US Diving Olympic team

Douglas High graduate Krysta Palmer is officially a part of the U.S. Diving Olympic Team.

Get Healthy Carson City: Men: It is time to get to the doctor!

Aside from COVID-19 testing and vaccination, when was the last time you went to the doctor to check in on your general health? If it’s been more than a year, it’s time to make an appointment.

Izayah Pando first Carson High athlete to earn NIAAA Scholarship

Carson High School alumni Izayah Pando is the first Senator to win the NIAAA Scholarship.

Sisolak signs ‘new energy economy,’ infrastructure bank bills

SB448, sponsor Sen. Chris Brooks said, will “capitalize on Nevada’s regional position in the U.S. to really make us a hub for this new energy economy.”

Joe Santoro: Get out of the way and let 'em play

We will be looking at one of the deepest, experienced and most talented University of Nevada football teams in history when the Wolf Pack season opens Sept. 4 at California.

Battle Born FC dominates in second home weekend of action

Battle Born FC put together an explosion on offense with a couple of roster changes and timely play against two tough UPSL clubs.

Krysta Palmer tops 3-meter synchronized field in semifinals

Krysta Palmer competes today in the 3-meter synchronized finals. Plus, a Douglas High grad is advancing through the Div. II College World Series, the NIAA anticipates a normal year for 2021-22 and Capital City Hoops lessons

Nevada Supreme Court rejects challenge to Ross Miller’s election

The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected Stavros Anthony’s demand for a new election, affirming his loss to Ross Miller in a Clark County Commission race.

Lake Mead falls to record low level

The surface elevation of Lake Mead along the Nevada-Arizona border dipped to 1,071.56 feet at 11 p.m. on Wednesday.

Dayton man found fatally shot; suicide suspected

A Dayton man apparently committed suicide in a parking lot Thursday morning, according to a Lyon County Sheriff’s Office news release.

May roadway fatalities in Nevada double from 2020

Nevada suffered twice as many roadway fatalities this May as there were in the same month of 2020.

Trina Machacek: I think I overthink

It’s not unusual for me to plan then change plans, rethinking the original plan and ending up somewhere in the middle. Using the best of both plans.

Truck driver gets 16 years in crash that killed 5 bicyclists near Las Vegas

An Arizona box truck driver who plowed into bicyclists on a stretch of Nevada highway last December, killing five and injuring four, was sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of 16 years in Nevada state prison.

Nevada parks open for free on Saturday

All 28 of Nevada’s state parks will be open to visitors for free on Saturday.

Cynthia Ferris-Bennett: A fresh return to normal (recipe)

Farmers Markets are charming; it is that lovely transition from spring to summer. It’s an opportunity to meet the people growing and producing the food that you prepare for yourself, your family and friends.

Wednesday, June 9

Carson High senior headed to Yale

After graduating from Carson High School, Carlos Torres will begin his next chapter at Yale University.

Dennis Cassinelli: Pahrump’s more recent history

When compared to other Nevada towns which have a long history involving primarily mining and transportation, Pahrump has a more recent history of residential growth and enterprises such as outdoor entertainment, tourism, golf and wineries.

Semi overturns on northbound I-580 near Bowers Mansion exit

A semi-truck has overturned on northbound I-580 near Bowers Mansion exit. The road is shut down.

8 new COVID cases; CCHHS stopping daily updates

Carson City Health and Human Services reported eight new cases and 16 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Wednesday.

Jacks Valley fire evacuations lifted; downgraded to 285 acres

The Arcadia fire ignited Wednesday on Jacks Valley Road, west of Jacks Valley Elementary School.

Sisolak signs public health insurance law

The law is designed to create a health plan for all Nevadans that is less expensive but at least as generous as Medicare.

Carson City school board talk on Snyder property resumes after a year

Carson City School Superintendent Richard Stokes provided a presentation to the district Board of Trustees on Tuesday to reconsider the former Capital Christian Church property on Snyder Avenue for purchase.

Sheriff: Dead woman found outside prison in Carson City

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said Wednesday he is awaiting the toxicology report on a woman found dead in a car on prison property.

Nevada Democrats bypass state party, deepen internal split

A divide among Nevada Democrats has deepened as top Democratic officials opted to bypass the state party and set up an alternate party organization in Washoe County ahead of next year's election.

Board of Examiners approves 160 contracts in wake of 2021 Legislature

The Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved 160 contracts, many of them needed to implement decisions made by the 2021 Legislature.

Past Pages for June 9 to 11, 2021

Carson City history from the archive of the Nevada Appeal

Hantavirus case reported by Carson City health officials

Health officials in Carson City are advising residents to use extra care around areas where rats and mice may have been living after discovering a person had been infected with the hantavirus.

Classmates encouraged to take chances

Churchill County graduates begin the newest chapter in their lives

A Longhorns search and rescue helicopter flying over the Churchill County High School football field set the stage for graduation Friday night with onlookers looking toward a vast sky.

Honors School valedictorians challenge themselves

Vaz, Winder credit others for their successes at CCHS

Honors School valedictorians Vera Vaz and McKay Winder delivered their speeches at Friday’s graduation for Churchill County High School.

County to host retirement gathering for former commissioner

Bus Scharmann to be honored on June 16 at Oats Park Art Center’s Lariat Courtyard

Churchill County is hosting a retirement and farewell gathering for former County Commissioner Bus Scharmann on June 16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Oats Park Art Center’s Lariat Courtyard.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule for June 7-11

Churchill County’s COVID vaccine and testing dates for the week of June 7 is now posted.

Upcoming Churchill County events

Come meet your favorite local authors on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at His Inspirations,

Fallon merchants sponsor Fourth of July parade

Entries being taken for annual event to honor country’s birthday

In less than a month, Fallon will honor the Fourth of July with a parade as this nation celebrates its 243rd birthday.

Does COVID-19 increase your risk of stroke?

If you or someone close to you has experienced a stroke, you know that they can happen suddenly and with little warning. Understanding the risk factors is the best way to prevent strokes from ever happening.

NHP investigates fatal crash

The Nevada Highway Patrol continues to investigate a crash that occurred the morning of May 28 in Silver Springs and seeks information to identify the driver of one of the vehicles.

Mattie’s free adoption days at CAPS

Watson here, and I’ll bet that headline caught your eye. Yes, adoptions of dogs and cats will be free on this Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12.

The Nevada Traveler: Despite Nevada’s desert image, the state boasts some big trees

The Nevada Division of Forestry’s State Big Tree Program has been identifying the largest specimen of every native and introduced tree species growing in Nevada since 1992.

Octane Fest, NHRA National Open take over Lahontan Valley this weekend

After being cancelled last year due to the pandemic, Octane Fest is roaring back in 2021.

Longtime official battling unknown illness

Like the thousands of batters he watched fighting off a two-strike count, Richard Pitts is battling to stay alive.

Memorial Day services conducted at Fallon, Fernley cemeteries

Navy vet reflects on those who served their country

Pat LeClaire, a longtime member of Fleet Reserve Association Branch 192 in Fallon, participated in the Memorial Day remembrances at three local cemeteries — Churchill County, the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe and The Gardens. His parents are interred at The Gardens.

Carson City preschool’s retiring owners pass torch after 57 years

Rosetta McFadden’s final Kinderland class waved their flags singing “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and some of the children happily received their certificates in cap and gown as they graduated from the daycare last week.

Tuesday, June 8

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12 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 12 new cases and 17 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.

Carson City Sheriff looking for missing 15-year-old

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance with locating a runaway juvenile.

Supreme Court denies defense petition in Guzman case

Supreme Court lifts stay in Ranchos murder case

State to pay Dayton church $175,000 over COVID rules

The Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved a $175,000 settlement with the Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley.

Carson City Sheriff's Office seeks ID on car theft suspects

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance in identifying two suspects in a vehicle theft, according to a news release.

Carson City Symphony to play July 4 concert in Genoa

The Carson City Symphony will perform on July 4 as part of the Genoa Americana Celebration in Mormon Station State Park.

Nevada judge OK's setting late-July execution in shotgun murders

A judge said Monday that prosecutors in Las Vegas can set a date in late July for Nevada's first execution in 15 years

Mom arrested in killing of boy found in Las Vegas

A mother from San Jose, California, was arrested Tuesday in Denver less than 12 hours after she was identified as the killer of her 7-year-old son, whose body was found by hikers outside Las Vegas more than 10 days ago

Shoe Tree's 2nd brewery in Minden among several changes along 395 corridor

The opening of Shoe Tree Brewing Company's second location last month is just one of several changes to Minden-Gardnerville’s downtown business landscape.

Carson, Reno mattress retailers see varying revenue impacts due to pandemic

Many mattress retailers are experiencing a bounce in business — mattress sales increased by more than 30% in 2020 compared to 2019 — including Sierra Mattress Company in Reno. At Carson City Mattress Outlet, however, it's a slightly different story.

Monday, June 7

Carson City Library Summer Learning Challenge starts June 12

The Carson City Library's Summer Learning Challenge will kick off in the library's garden from 10 a.m. to noon on June 12.

23 new COVID-19 cases in Quad County area reported Monday

Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 23 new cases and 19 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.

Vegas police: Slain boy was from California, mother sought

A 7-year-old boy from San Jose, California, was the child whose body was found near a highway outside Las Vegas on May 28, and his mother is suspected of killing him, police said Monday.

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Driver dies in fiery Silver Springs wreck

A driver died Friday night in Silver Springs when a car and semi collided then caught fire, according to a Nevada Highway Patrol news release.

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JoAnne Skelly: Skunks: Oh my

Skunks are actually non-aggressive beneficial creatures, if you can get past the stench.

GOP chair expects Laxalt to run for Senate in Nevada

The head of the Senate Republican political arm says he expects former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt to challenge Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada next year.

Drought-stricken Southern Nevada enacts ban on 'non-functional' grass

A new Nevada law will outlaw about 40% of the grass in the Las Vegas area in an effort to conserve water.

Las Vegas to host first big convention since pandemic began

Las Vegas is hosting its first big trade show since the start of the pandemic. The four-day World of Concrete trade show is set at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Home Means Nevada exhibition at CCAI Courthouse Gallery in Carson City

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents Home Means Nevada at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery through June 30.

Letters to the Editor for June 5, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal for June 5, 2021

Nevada passes extensive regulation of large egg producers

Nevada lawmakers have approved a law designed to make large egg producers adopt more humane, environmentally-friendly practices.

Sunday, June 6

Kelly Bullis: Congress raising gas tax?

How about hearing some “great” news about Congress debating adding a gas tax increase in the current tax bill they are trying to put together to stick it to the rich.

Carson City’s Chi Duong overcoming obstacles, ready to compete again in Taekwondo

Carson City’s Chi Duong is ready to compete again in regional, national and world Taekwondo competitions after overcoming a number of obstacles.

Teri Vance: Learning from mistakes

As I’ve sat through the traditionally inspirational speeches of recent commencement speeches, it’s got me thinking about the reality facing most of these graduates.

Feds: Nevada flower near mine should be protected

An extremely rare wildflower that grows only in Nevada's high desert where an Australian mining company wants to dig for lithium should be protected under the Endangered Species Act.

Jim Valentine: Summer real estate

Folks that are thinking of moving to Northern Nevada often find it more convenient to visit our area to scope it out and check out the housing market when the kids are out of school.

Faith & Insight: We will not fear

Well, it may sound like a gross understatement, but we too are familiar with trouble, aren’t we?

Remembering D-Day: Carson City man recalls his father’s service as paratrooper

After spending 14 months in Europe, Army veteran and paratrooper Alfred Pawley knew he was going home.

Saturday, June 5

Guy Farmer: America’s ‘woke’ State Department

Secretary of State Antony Blinken authorized American ambassadors around the world to fly the racist Black Lives Matter flag on Memorial Day.

Carson City road report for June 7 to 13, 2021

Carson City road report for June 7 to 13, 2021

Carson High Class of 2021: ‘High school taught us how to be winners’

On Saturday, Carson High School held its commencement on the football field filled with family and friends eager to come together to celebrate the hard work their children or relatives had accomplished. The school certified 479 Carson High School graduates, including Adult Education and one posthumous candidate, and various students recognized for their academic accomplishments by the wearing of their cords or stoles.

Law enforcement focuses on pedestrian traffic violators this month

The Nevada Highway Patrol and other law enforcement agencies will be out in force this month looking for drivers who endanger pedestrians.

Freemasons rededicate Nevada State Capitol for 150th anniversary

Governor Steve Sisolak issued a proclamation honoring the Nevada State Capitol’s 150th Anniversary this morning.

Sisolak signs bill to help Nevada State Prison project

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed AB270 — legislation designed to help the project to turn the historic Nevada State Prison into a museum and tourist attraction.

Ask Dirk: Pollen and COVID and smoke, oh my!

With smoke and allergy season upon us, and with COVID-19 still a concern, we’ll take a look at residential air cleaning devices.

Past Pages for June 5 to 8, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Sisolak signs three bills benefitting Native Americans

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed three bills designed to benefit Nevada’s Native American population — including one that waives registration, per credit and other fees for members of federally-recognized tribes to attend the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Roger Diez: History made on the track

Memorial Day weekend was a historic one for racing. Records were set at both Indianapolis and Charlotte as the NTT IndyCar series and the NASCAR Cup series both staged their longest races of the year.

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Mills Park carnival stabbings

(Friday) night's incident appears to be isolated and not a result of the carnival, therefore the carnival will continue to operate as planned.

Friday, June 4

Carson City records 124th COVID-19 death

Carson City Health and Human Services reported an additional death due to COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Friday.

Photo Gallery: Nevada State Fair

Scenes from the Nevada State Fair at Mills Park Friday afternoon. From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. until Sunday, residents and visitors can find rides, games, food trucks, and local businesses in the parking lot near the community center, at 1111 E William St.

Judge to decide Monday on whether Nevada can set execution

A state judge will decide next week whether prosecutors in Las Vegas can plan the first execution in Nevada in 15 years in late July.

Carson City swim coach and housekeeper publishes memoir

Barbie Nelis is a cleaning fiend, avid stamper, passionate swim coach, long-time envelope exchanger and, as of April 27, a published author.

Nevada Highway Patrol: Carson City man killed in crash

A Carson City man was killed Monday in a crash north of Reno, according to a Nevada Highway Patrol news release.

Small increase in earthquake risk: it’s Lake Tahoe’s fault

It might have been the start to a shaky summer — or just Northern Nevada sending out some good vibrations for Memorial Day weekend. Either way, there’s no predicting the effect that last week’s magnitude 4.2 earthquake might have on Lake Tahoe’s seismic activity during June, but the quake does assure one thing: in the weeks to come, the likelihood that Tahoe’s fault lines will sift some sand is slightly higher than usual.

Senator Square: Carson High Class of 2021 graduates

CHS plans to have its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2021 June 5 beginning at 9 a.m. on the football field.

Dayton High grads told 'you'll move mountains'

Dayton High's Class of 2021 heard from Principal Ryan Cross and several of their teachers as a number of students were honored for earning their diplomas and other academic achievements.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office warns of rental scams

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has received multiple reports involving Craigslist rental scams. Please consider these six steps to prevent being a victim of Craigslist fraud:

Drought ravages California's reservoirs ahead of hot summer

Each year Lake Oroville helps water a quarter of the nation's crops, sustain endangered salmon beneath its massive earthen dam and anchor the tourism economy of a Northern California county that must rebuild seemingly every year after unrelenting wildfires.

Former Nevada Assembly speaker arrested for DUI, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Thursday, June 3

Carson City artist interview: Reid visits with Stiff

The Capital City Art Initiative’s Nevada Neighbors series of public talks includes interviews with artists in their studios or in a gallery setting.

Trina Machacek: The day after yesterday

I feel I must complain that Einstein had it all wrong with his E=mc2 theory which touts that for every action there is an equal but opposite reaction.

11 new COVID cases Thursday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 11 new cases and 11 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Thursday.

Judge: Nevada can tell attorneys names of execution drugs

A federal judge in Las Vegas said Thursday that Nevada officials can tell attorneys for a convicted mass murderer the name of the drugs they would use for his lethal injection, even if plans about doses and delivery remain incomplete.

Carson High renames weight room in honor of Shane Quilling

Carson High School renamed its weight room Thursday in honor of Shane Quilling, who died unexpectedly in late February 2018.

Carson City abuzz with free Pollinator Month activities

Bee City USA Chapter 76 is inviting residents to participate in “Bee Kind Carson City, Protect Pollinators” events this June.

Carson City supervisors honor Sportsman’s Warehouse employee who saved child

When a Toyota Prius came crashing through the doors of Carson City’s Sportsman’s Warehouse in January, one employee wasted no time in pulling a young girl over the store counter, out of the vehicle’s path.

Pioneer High School graduation an ‘amazing day’

Pioneer High School graduate Ser’Rae Foster had a large ensemble of fans, appropriately called her “Grad Squad,” as her aunt’s shirt noted, waiting for her as she walked to receive her diploma Wednesday night.

Weekend events set for Carson City starting Friday, June 5

Weekend events set for Carson City starting Friday, June 5

FBI, Vegas police offer $10K for information to ID slain boy

The FBI joined Las Vegas police Thursday to offer a $10,000 reward for information just to identify a boy whose body was found hidden near the main highway between Las Vegas and rural Pahrump.

Joe Santoro: Can 2021 Nevada Wolf Pack replace Darrell Rasner?

Rasner pitched 5.2 innings in the Wolf Pack’s 13-5 win over Fresno State on May 27, 2000 at the Stanford Regional.

150th anniversary of Capitol to be marked in Carson City

State officials will mark the 150th anniversary of the Nevada State Capitol building on Saturday.

Carson, Pioneer High schools name valedictorians, salutatorians

Six seniors (four from Carson High School and two from Pioneer High School) who have shown exceptional academic prowess were announced as valedictorians and salutatorians.

Clark County taps reserve fund for Raiders stadium payment

Clark County officials have again dipped into the debt reserve account to make a scheduled bond payment for the NFL's Raiders new home at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

Letters to the Editor for June 2, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal for June 2, 2021.

Carson, Reno car dealers face mounting challenges amid global chip shortage, record-high prices

The seeds of the auto industry’s computer chip shortage were planted last spring, when automakers and suppliers cut their production schedules as COVID clouded the outlook for car sales. The fallout figures to impact dealers across America and here in Northern Nevada for months to come.

Wednesday, June 2

Get Healthy Carson City: Water: The dangers and how to be safe

What often is overlooked, however, are the dangers water presents. An alarming number of drownings happen every year throughout the country in lakes, rivers, canals, and swimming pools.

12 new COVID-19 cases reported Wednesday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services on Wednesday reported 12 new cases and 12 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.

Washoe County assessor accused of harassing female employee

Washoe County Assessor Mike Clark has been banned from county workplaces until a court hearing

U.S. 50 in east Carson City to get new surface in July

The Nevada Department of Transportation has approved a contract to resurface approximately two miles of U.S. 50 between Asphalt Drive and Nichols Lane in eastern Carson City, according to a news release.

Sisolak 'optimistic' after legislative session

Gov. Steve Sisolak said he's proud of what Nevada lawmakers accomplished during the legislative session and believes policies to fuel economic growth, boost funding for schools and fix outdated infrastructure will set the state on a path toward recovery

UPDATE: Inmate who walked away from fire crew recaptured

A minimum-security inmate walked away from a Nevada Division of Forestry fire crew near north of Sand Harbor in Washoe County on Wednesday

Nevada reports slight increase in registered voters in May

Nevada elections officials reported a slight increase in registered voters in May, adding a little more than 11,200 people to the state's voter rolls.

Battle Born FC growing, but shows signs of infancy in opening home weekend

Battle Born FC faced two tough results in its first home weekend in club history.

All-region teams and a college world series bid

Douglas High golf had two players selected to the all-region team. Plus, a former Douglas High graduate will be making an appearance in the Div. II College basebll championships this weekend.

Taggart, Burchett lead Carson all-region golf selections

Carson High boy's golf had two players selected to the 2021 Class 5A Northern Nevada all-region team.

Candidate for governor Lee makes pitch to Republicans

North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee left the Democratic Party and joined the GOP less than two months ago. But the gubernatorial candidate is working to assure Republicans that he's one of them.

Churchill County’s COVID testing program now incentivized

Gift cards offered to those eligible and willing to be tested to keep positivity rate low

Churchill County’s COVID testing program is now incentivized by offering $20 Walmart gift cards on a weekly basis to Churchill County residents who have not been vaccinated, have not tested positive in the last 90 days and who volunteer to be tested.

WNC’s 50th graduating class reaches milestones

Fifty years ago, the college graduated its first class, and this year’s students endured the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic by participating in a drive-through graduation on the Fallon campus.

More than 40 graduate from Oasis Academy

Throughout her high school career, she understood that Oasis Academy was not the biggest school.

Past Pages for June 2 to 4, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Churchill County High School scholarship winners

Churchill County High School scholarship winners

Governor tours Churchill County businesses

Gov. Steve Sisolak traveled to the Lahontan Valley May 24 and visited a number of businesses that received Pandemic Emergency Technical Support grants from the state, and he also toured the Fallon Tribal Health Center’s vaccination pod at Fox Peak Cinema.

You can teach your dog to talk

I was honestly amazed to read about Hunger for Words and Stella the talking dog. Christina Hunger, the founder of Hunger for Words, is a speech-language pathologist who is pioneering new avenues of interspecies communication.

Commissioners meet Thursday

Churchill County Commissioners meet Thursday at 8:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St. This meeting will also be conducted on Zoom.

Jeanette Strong: Facts, not partisan politics

“Watching the TV footage of those who entered the Capitol and walked through Statuary Hall showed people in an orderly fashion staying between the stanchions and ropes taking videos and pictures. You know, if you didn't know the TV footage was a video from January the 6th, you would actually think it was a normal tourist visit.” Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga. (Newsweek, May 15)

Tom Riggins: Some burning questions

Before I get to today’s topic, two things. First, congratulations to this year’s high school graduates. This has been a tough year, with many events and opportunities normally afforded to you taken away by government mandate. Let this be a lesson you don’t forget about government. I also suggest you read Steve Ranson’s LVN article last week directed to you. Take heed of his advice.

Students’ support systems pushed them

Adult Ed graduation program conducts ceremony

For many students returning to school to receive their high-school diploma, it’s receiving a second chance in life.

Honor society inducts new members

Keynote speaker says fostering community relations is important

The National Honor Society chapter at Churchill County High School inducted 47 members May 24 and introduced the new officers for the 2021-22 school year.

WNC Fallon grad ‘Jump Starts’ career with dancing

Plasse is one of this year’s valedictorians for CCHS

Melanie Plasse’s academic achievements would thrill any high school student and their parents. For one, she is the Jump Start valedictorian for Churchill County High School.

Fallon defeats Dayton for 3A East crown

After catching the final strike — and out — of the 2021 season, Tyler Austin ran up to his teammate, embraced him, before the rest of the Greenwave piled onto the junior battery after winning the Northern 3A East championship.

Miners end Bighorns’ playoff run

Oasis Academy ran into trouble with a familiar foe after a hot start to the girls lacrosse season.

Carson City hosting Battle Axe & Tracks music festival in October

Nationally acclaimed artists coming for Battle Axe & Tracks

Enjoy some live music with axe throwing and rail bikes this fall as Carson City is set to host a two-day music festival.

Tuesday, June 1

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Application for Water

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice to Creditors

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Real property sale

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Hearing

32 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 32 new cases and 20 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.

Speeding stop leads to 'substantial amount' of meth, Carson City Sheriff says

An ex-felon with outstanding warrants was arrested by Carson City Sheriff’s deputies on Saturday after a stop for speeding revealed a “substantial amount of methamphetamine” in the vehicle he was driving.

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Application

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Notice of Application

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Notice of Application

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Auto Lien Sale

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Hearing

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Public Utilities Commission

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Public Utilities Commission

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Public Utilities Commission

Nevada’s COVID numbers the best in a year

Nevada’s COVID numbers are at their best level in a year with the positivity rate down to just 3.8 percent of those tested in the past 14 days.

Nevada lawmakers OK mail ballots for all active voters

Nevada lawmakers approved legislation that continues and refines the mail-in ballot system put in place for the 2020 elections.

Hundreds pay their respects at Fernley veterans cemetery

Bagpipes played in the background on Memorial Day while friends and family visited the gravesites and columbarium wall at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

Nevada OKs bill in try for 1st presidential nominating state

Nevada lawmakers passed a bill on Monday that aims to make the state the first to weigh in on the 2024 presidential primary contests.

81st session of Nevada Legislature adjourns after flurry of activity

The 81st session of the Nevada Legislature adjourned Monday night after passing a biennial budget and a host of other measures including a mining tax increase.