I love when a landscape design reaches out and grabs my attention, beautiful possibly for its coordinated use of plants, or for a lovely mix of color.
The Nevada baseball team is headed to Stanford as a No. 3 seed for NCAA Regionals. The Wolf Pack (25-18) will face the No. 2 seed UC Irvine (40-16) on Friday at 6 p.m.
One of Western Nevada College’s largest Jump Start commencement classes to date celebrated the feat of earning their college degree before completing their high school education this week.
Northern Nevada residents joined Gov. Steve Sisolak in honoring fallen veterans at the Battle Born Monument this morning.
Nevada judges and courts have demonstrated remarkable fealty to “rule of law” during this contentious past year.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors will hold their bimonthly meeting Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Bob Crowell Board Room at the Carson City Community Center.
The Rotary Club of Carson City has a long history of helping local students achieve their goals through scholarships and other educational opportunities.
The Legislative money committees Sunday reviewed a bill that will pump more than $300 million into K-12 education over the coming biennium.
We knew it was coming. Sometime this fall, expect it to heat up. It all depends on the Senate being able to use the “Budget Reconciliation” maneuver to squeak the tax law changes through without a single Republican vote.
Nevada lawmakers introduced a proposal late Saturday to impose additional taxes on mining, opening the door for consensus between an industry that has long sought to protect its unique tax structure and reformers who want to increase state spending on education.
Bathing suit time is right around the corner! It is time to lighten your winter foods to spring foods. I just love how easy this is to make and very cost effective.
We expect the church to be a perfect fit for our lives, yet; the Church isn’t a perfect fit for us because we are made to be the Church.
The Carson Farmers Market will hold its summer season June 5 to Sept. 25 in a temporary location.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., said Thursday that the Veterans Administration has identified a 15-acre parcel of land owned by the City of Elko as the site for that area’s veteran’s cemetery.
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office
Uber and Lyft will be able to resume surge pricing in Las Vegas and the rest of Nevada after Gov. Steve Sisolak late Friday ended a ban meant to prevent price gouging during the pandemic.
African-American politician Lori Lightfoot is the mayor of Chicago, the Murder Capital of America.
Carson City road report for May 31 to June 6, 2021
If you want to get deep in nature, and high above Washoe Valley, the trails at Davis Creek Regional Park will do just that for you.
Nevada’s Capitol reopens June 1, but only on a limited basis.
The Greenwave defeated the Dust Devils, 5-2, to win the league championship at Fernley High School.
Carson High School senior Jeremy Heaton has been accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, for fall 2021.
When looking to sell your property one area that you will find yourself spending the most time on is the pricing. What is the value?
The Carson City School Board on Tuesday passed a balanced budget for fiscal year 2021-22 as it awaits final revenue figures from the Nevada Legislature by the end of its session.
Sunday we will see the longest races of the year for both IndyCar and NASCAR Cup, so make sure you have plenty of snacks and beverages on hand.
Sierra Lutheran High School’s class of 2021 closed out its final chapter Saturday receiving words of encouragement, hearing music from their classmates and thinking on fond memories of whipped cream and faculty who began as new Nevadans and newlyweds with the seniors who started off at the school as freshmen themselves during the 2017-18 school year.
The money committees have signed off on a total $73.88 million budget to fund the legislative branch for the coming two years.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 15 new cases and 18 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Friday.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has received several reports of three possibly feral dogs roaming the south and west areas of Carson City
Douglas High School football officially approved its next coach Friday afternoon.
Carson City has a Kenpo Karate studio opening back up in town as the pandemic subsides.
Carson High softball had five players make the spring 2021 Northern Nevada Class 5A all-region teams, including the Offensive Player of the Year.
Almost five years after Nevada legalized recreational marijuana sales, state lawmakers are close to approving pot lounges where people could consume it.
Wednesday night, Carson High School hosted a players’ versus staff/coaches game in Morse Burley Gymnasium. The game started as a way to recognize the basketball seniors, who did not get a winter 2021 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though the score didn’t ultimately matter, Carson High’s Gage Mills hit a game-winning layup as time expired in overtime to give the players a 60-59 win over the staff/coaches. “Of all the negativity and disappointment from the season – though it wasn’t fully made up from this game – this really was a special way to celebrate the seniors,” said Carson High basketball coach Jordan Glover. “For the first time in 14 months, I felt like things were a little back to normal and I thought the players felt the same.”
CHS Seniors beat staff 60 to 59 in overtime play May 26 at CHS with a winning field goal shot by senior Gage Mills.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday night signed legislation raising the minimum age for people to buy tobacco products to 21.
An earthquake measuring at 4.1 hit in the middle of Lake Tahoe at 8:25 this morning. It was the second quake in the middle of Tahoe today.
As we celebrate Memorial Day this weekend, a walk in our historic Lone Mountain Cemetery to pay respect to the soldiers and sailors who fought in wars near and far keeps us in touch with the reason this holiday has been so faithfully observed for 153 years.
From June 1 to Sept. 30, Carson City residents must follow a lawn and garden watering schedule.
My mother-in-law’s-tongue plant (sansevieria trifasciata) is currently 47 years old – 48 this August, if you want to be technical about it.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported an additional death due to COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Thursday.
The Longhorn helicopter Search and Rescue Team from Naval Air Station Fallon on Friday rescued a man who fell into Double Hot Springs on the Black Rock Playa, about 30 miles northeast of Gerlach, according to a news release from NAS Fallon issued Thursday.
NHP Northern Command West is looking for witnesses or dash camera footage for a fatal crash involving a white Ford pickup truck and a gray motorcycle with red wheels.
More than 50 Carson High School seniors were recognized Tuesday for collectively earning more than $5.2 million in scholarships
Oakland Athletics representatives are in Las Vegas this week and are supposedly serious about the possibility of moving the franchise to Southern Nevada.
The bill setting salaries for state workers including cost of living increases passed the Assembly on Thursday despite objections from Republican members.
Nevada casinos reported a 34.8 percent increase in total win for April, a total of just over $1 billion.
I am somewhat like my mother in this way. When we got a new something, especially a new car, mom would push all the buttons and pull all the levers just to see what everything did.
All five of the five bills that create the state budget for the coming biennium have now been presented to the 2021 Legislature.
During an interagency fire briefing with the Governor’s Office earlier this month, experts predicted that Nevada will see extreme drought and notable wildfire risk this summer.
A bill to strengthen the ability of casinos to ban firearms narrowly passed the Senate on Wednesday.
World Health Organization’s annual World No Tobacco Day is May 31. This year’s theme is “Commit to Quit.”
Carson City Health and Human Services reported six new cases and 24 recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Wednesday.
Four of the five bills that create the state budget for the coming biennium have now been introduced in the 2021 Legislature.
One day after the bill was introduced, the Assembly Ways and Means Committee approved spending $15.98 million for electronic system enhancements and maintenance projects including a new roof on the Legislature.
Parents and community members primarily opposing the Carson City School District’s position on face masks and expressing concerns over its recent conversation on its strategic plan and treatment of the concept of “equity” provided more than an hour of public comment during Tuesday night’s regular Board of Trustees meeting.
A Nevada judge declined Wednesday to take immediate action on a bid by Republican activists to force GOP leaders in Las Vegas to admit them as party members
Nevada's 2nd U.S. House District Rep. Mark Amodei , R-Carson City, laid out a plausible scenario on how he could win the 2022 Nevada Republican gubernatorial primary on Nevada Newsmakers.
Douglas High track and field, as well as swimming and diving, both brought home individual regional titles for the Tigers last week.
Douglas High School had five players selected to the all-region team from the baseball and softball clubs in 2021.
Jordyn Casey and Chelsea Martin, co-founders of Spiral Fitness, will hold a pop-up fitness class Saturday in the McFadden Plaza.
The gate on Ash Canyon Road, located at the trailhead for the Ash to Kings Trail, will be re-opening Wednesday, permitting motorized vehicle access, according to a news release from Carson City.
A murder victim whose body was discovered in 1992 was recently identified, according to a news release from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
Disabled American Veterans Carson City Chapter 7 will coordinate the placing of flags in the graves of our departed veterans. Join us on Friday at 4 p.m at Lone Mountain Cemetery, 1044 Beverly Dr. Wear mask and gloves. DAV will place the flags out on tables in bundles. There are more than 1,700 flags to be placed.
In its second year of eligibility, the Oasis Academy softball team was perfect from Day 1. Behind the nucleus of their five seniors, including star pitcher Emily Payne, the Bighorns dominated the competition during the regular season and flexed their muscles more so this past weekend with a championship on the line.
The High Desert Grange held its sixth annual High Rollers Jackpot show on May 1 at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.
Now, the Freys are the Toast of Nevada — and possibly the entire globe — after capturing eight medals for whiskeys at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the most influential spirits competition in the universe.
Memorial Day activities will be lowkey at the area’s cemeteries, while a number of groups across the region are inviting the public to their events to honor deceased who have served their country.
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.
Churchill County’s COVID vaccine and testing dates has been released for Wednesday and Thrysday for those 18 and older to receive the free Moderna, Pfizer or Janssen vaccine and those 12 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine are as follows: Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Valerie Serpa, executive director of the Churchill Arts Council, said she’s received the “green light” from the city of Fallon to present Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole on June 19 at the Oats Park’s Centennial State. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. This free performance is presented in cooperation with the mayor, Fallon City Council and the city.
We’re here to honor the Class of 2021 from both Oasis Academy and the adult education program on Thursday and Churchill County High School on June 4 and to thank them for their accomplishment and for making all of us proud. This class excelled in academics, athletics and community involvement in addition to maneuvering around the coronavirus pandemic.
As we begin the Memorial Day weekend heralding the beginning of summer, let’s examine the story of Memorial Day and see how many of us really knew the following facts while we’re guzzling beer and firing up the barbecue.
Watson here, and just to let you know dad and I are big Broncos fans. Known for the Orange Crush Defense, the Broncos literally crushed their opponents in the mid to late 1970s. It seems that the Broncos are not the only orange crush, because orange cats definitely have an edge over other colored cats.
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park just doesn’t seem like it’s located in Southern Nevada.
Carrier Air Wing (CVW) TWO “BROADSWORD” completed the new syllabus for Air Wing Fallon at the naval air station, and this new syllabus fully incorporated two new aircraft, the F-35C Lightning II and E-2D Hawkeye, to CVW-2 to mark another major step in preparation for their upcoming deployment later this year.
The days and months of the last two years of World War II seemed like an eternity to the millions of men and women serving in the United States military.
Final preparations are being made for Western Nevada College’s drive-through commencement ceremony on the Fallon campus on Thursday.
The big inning doomed the Greenwave softball team Saturday from advancing to the championship game in the Northern 3A-East tournament at Lowry High School.
Down by three runs going into the final inning, the Wave scored three runs to defeat Spring Creek, 8-7, in Fallon’s first tournament game that spanned two days. Steady rain halted play on Friday afternoon after two innings before the teams returned to the field the following morning.
After competing in three-to-four-team meets this season, the Greenwave track and field team hosted the season’s biggest meet on Friday. The Northern 3A region converged in the Lahontan Valley for the regional championships at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex where Spring Creek won both the boys and girls divisions.
The Greenwave swim team finished fourth in the girls division of the Northern 3A regional meet at the Carson Aquatic Center on Saturday.
The Oasis Academy boys golf team made its first-ever regional appearance last week when the team finished third at the Carson Valley Golf Course in Gardnerville.
The Nevada Legislature is hosting a special vaccination event on Friday for children ages 12 and older.
The Nevada Assembly on Tuesday introduced a bill adding almost $16 million to the legislative branch budget.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported three new cases and 22 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.
The Nevada Senate on Tuesday passed an ambitious plan to create a “public option” health insurance program for all Nevadans.
Nevada Assembly Minority Leader Robin Titus, R-Wellington, issued a statement Tuesday saying universal mail-in ballots would be an expensive waste of money.
The Nevada Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would expand the definition and penalties for deceptive trade practices, including price gouging, during a state of emergency.
Carson High had two regional champions in track and field during the Class 5A Northern Nevada Regional Championships Saturday.
Carson High had a number of baseball players earn all-region honors for their play on the field in the spring of 2021.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday signed two bills aimed at reining in potential abuses by law enforcement.
The first of the five bills that will implement the state budget for the coming two years was approved by the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.
Western Nevada College graduate Susan Donaldson has much to celebrate this week: She received her job promotion about a month before her bachelor’s degree Tuesday.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information to identify thieves who stole a large amount property from the Carson City Kohl’s, 3871 S. Carson St.
Republicans in Nevada are calling for an investigation into a vote last month to censure the GOP secretary of state after allegations emerged that the balloting was swayed by activists with ties to the far-right Proud Boys extremist group.
Former Sens. Mark Amodei and David Parks were added to the state Senate Hall of Fame on Monday.
A Russian man was sentenced Monday to what amounted to time already served in U.S. government custody and will be deported after pleading guilty to trying to pay a Tesla employee $500,000 to install computer malware at the company's Nevada electric battery plant in a bid to steal company secrets for ransom.
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 22 new cases and 19 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Monday.
The Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means committees met in joint session Monday to review a sweeping rental assistance bill.
Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo confirmed Monday that he will run for governor of Nevada next year in an attempt to take on Democratic incumbent Steve Sisolak.
A joint panel of Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means was urged Monday to set aside $54 million in federal stimulus money to pay for a new computer system for the Employment Security Division.
Writing an essay, swinging a baseball bat, launching a toy rocket, making your first pie, changing your first set of spark plugs. … You never know what task in your childhood will inspire you in choosing a professional career.
So, if you are a ferroequinologist or just love the excitement of riding a historic train, consider this great Chamber trip departing on July 9, 2022.
Nevada gas prices have risen 7.2 cents per gallon in the past week, and 15.8 cents per gallon this month. Prices stand $1.34/g higher than a year ago.
We’ve had a particularly irritating pollen season and we’re just getting started. Add in the approaching wildland fire season and concerns about the continued spread of COVID-19, now is a good time to talk about indoor air quality.
Dream Flights’ Operation September Freedom will be the largest barnstorming event for World War II veterans from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30, 2021
Final preparations are being made for Western Nevada College’s 50th commencement ceremonies scheduled for the last week in May.
Citing a Democratic bias, Republican state Sen. Heidi Gansert called for the staff of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, considered non-partisan, to be split along party lines.
In his February “State of the State” speech, Gov. Steve Sisolak boldly promoted an “Innovation Zones” proposal advanced by cryptocurrency Blockchains LLC founder and CEO, Jeffrey Berns.
The Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund has donated $110,000 to the Nevada treasurer’s program to help people with disabilities fund costs related to their disability.
Thanks to her older sister’s best friend, Abby Golik knew at an early age that she desired to become a college graduate in high school.
Davis Creek Regional Park in Washoe County has something for everyone.
The real estate market continues to sizzle in Northern Nevada bringing a few consequences to be aware of. With values at, or exceeding, our all-time highs in the area, owners are faced with decisions to make.
My good friend, also a Carson City minister, often makes a statement that I find myself using often. “God’s got this!”
The cancellation of Burning Man for the second year is drawing mixed reaction in Northern Nevada, where some businesses and tourism officials say they'll miss the economic boost from festival-goers but health officials are glad they won't contribute to increasing the risk of spreading COVID-19.
Muscle Powered is cycling back into normal life with events planned for Bike Month.
Carson City birth announcements for May 7 to 13, 2021
While many of us are focused on President Biden's out-of-control border crisis, a threat to our national security, democracy is declining south of the U.S.-Mexico border as communists, socialists and armed guerrilla groups challenge pro-democracy leaders in Central and South America.
A bill to put teeth in trespass laws involving possession of firearms in resorts was approved on a party-line vote Saturday.
The Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team just might end 20 seasons of frustration and disappointment by the end of next weekend.
With hiking and venturing in nature comes responsibility. While it’s encouraged for people to enjoy the outdoors, it’s also encouraged to practice the seven Leave No Trace principles and respect nature and wildlife.
Nevada lawmakers passed hundreds of bills this week to reform the criminal justice system, boost funding for K-12 schools and ban "ghost guns."
Now here is a weird problem. Recently, the Colonial Pipeline on the East Coast was shut down by cybercriminals. It caused a major amount of headaches for folks who couldn’t find a gas station that wasn’t out of gas due to that pipeline shutdown.
Federal authorities have ordered a complete recall of Las Vegas-based bottled water brand Real Water and ordered the company to surrender records in investigations of at least one death.
The oddsmakers missed it by a mile last Sunday at Dover, as favorite Martin Truex faded from his pole position start and was never in contention.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 15 new cases and 20 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Friday.
The CCHS National Honor Society chapter will be holding its annual Induction Ceremony at the Churchill County High School auditorium on Monday beginning at 7 p.m.
Carson High's Future Business Leaders of America chapter held its end-of-the-year awards celebration this week even though this year did place a damper on normal activities adjusting to the COVID-19 restrictions.
The Assembly Ways and Means Committee on Friday reviewed 15 bills containing appropriations for specific projects.
Treasurer Zach Conine told the Assembly Ways and Means Committee on Friday that SB430 contains a $75 million appropriation to get the Infrastructure Bank up and running.
A federal judge said Thursday he may order Nevada prison officials to disclose the type of drugs they would use for the first lethal injection of a condemned prisoner in the state in 15 years, even if they haven't finalized a plan for how the execution would be carried out.
Long-simmering disputes over coronavirus restrictions in the Nevada statehouse boiled over on Thursday when the Democratic majority voted to punish Republican lawmakers for refusing to comply with rules in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The Carson City School District Orchestras Spring Concert takes place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Carson High School’s Senator Square.
The Assembly Legislative Operations and Elections Committee on Thursday voted to support passage of a bill making it easier for people with disabilities to register and vote.
Nevada added back another 8,400 jobs in April for a total of 196,200 more jobs than in April 2020.
Nevada's motor vehicle department plans refunds to motorists and will instead ask lawmakers to tap state highway construction funds to pay for a troubled computer modernization program.
Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., voted against the Capitol Security supplemental appropriation citing the lack of specificity and huge cost.
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office
Carson High baseball and softball were still alive in the regional tournament Thursday, but the Senators were in need of wins to stay alive.
The Douglas High softball team took care of business Thursday at home in a 2021 Class 5A regional elimination game.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 10 new cases and 23 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Thursday.
Legendary celebrity photographer Charles Adams died on Tuesday in Carson City.
Gov. Steve Sisolak said Thursday that a bill working its way through the Legislature will help make sure federal rental assistance gets to tenants and landlords.
One of my favorite things to grill would be a delicious steak. Choosing that steak is always a question.
Members of Senate Finance Committee took exception Thursday to the $6.8 million fiscal note the Department of Motor Vehicles put on a bill to eliminate driver’s license suspensions for failure to pay minor misdemeanor fines and fees.
The Board of Supervisors on Thursday voted to revoke the business license of the North Carson Street long-term stay motel known as the Frontier Motel.
Douglas High baseball is sending five seniors from its class of 2021 to play ball at the next level.
With plants now growing at full speed, I’m reminded that a number of them are not my favorites, mostly because they are pushy in the landscape. I’ve made numerous plant mistakes through the years.
Rachel Mori belted two home runs and pitcher Trinity Helton settled down after the second inning to close the door on league-leading Lowry as Fallon grabbed a 12-9 win Tuesday in a Northern 3A-East softball game played at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
The Fallon Greenwave scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday to take a wild 24-23 win over Lowry in Northern 3A-East baseball at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
The National Weather Service says rain and snow showers should arrive in Carson City by Thursday afternoon and has issued a freeze warning for Friday morning.
As I write this it’s nearly mid-May. The days are warming because I live in the northern hemisphere of the planet Earth.
State Sen. Julia Ratti said on Nevada Newsmakers that state lawmakers should go on a tour of Nevada communities to hear how citizens want the state government to spend nearly $3 billion.
Carson High baseball got a solid outing on the hill and found a bunch of life in the sixth inning to stave off elimination in the Class 5A Northern Nevada regional tournament Wednesday.
In 2009, I wrote my third book, Uncovering Archaeology. Although I am not an archaeologist, I have always been interested in the subject and I have been involved in many archaeological projects.
Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 13 new cases and 25 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.
May is Mental Health Month, which was started just over 70 years ago by Mental Health America to raise awareness about mental health conditions and the importance of good mental health for everyone.
U.S. Forest Service officials in Nevada have started to crack down on leash laws after recent reports of dogs attacking sheep used for wildfire reduction on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
Both the average number of daily virus cases and the rolling test positivity rate are dropping in Nevada, according to the COVID-19 Task Force.
A joint session of Senate Finance and the Assembly Ways and Means committees Wednesday added more than $500 million to state spending for K-12 education in the coming biennium.
Laid-off casino and hotel workers picketed at the Nevada statehouse on Tuesday to demand state lawmakers pass a bill to require their former employers bring them back at pre-pandemic wages rather than hire new workers.
The treasurer of the Nevada State Democratic Party has resigned because of a statement issued by the party chair over the ongoing violence in Gaza between the Israeli armed forces and Palestinian militants.
The 20th annual Soroptimist International of Fallon’s Home and Garden Show returned for a two-day run at the Fallon Convention Center last weekend.
According to Churchill County Sheriff Richard Hickox, the man killed in the fire has been identified as Randolph “Randy” Banovich, 75.
The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees met Wednesday for their first meeting of May and approved contracts for technology and health insurance as well as approving the Capital Improvement Plan.
Letter to the editor: Clifford family thanks the community
Churchill County University of Nevada, Reno Class of 2021 graduates
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.
The Fallon Chamber of Commerce recently conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome Great Basin Urgent Care to Churchill County.
We have heard a lot recently about racism. If you dare disagree with the “woke” leftists you will immediately be labeled as such. Nearly always that claim is made without any proof thereof.
“Hate crimes against Asian Americans in 16 cities rose by 150 percent in 2020. … But anti-Asian racism isn't new. Centuries of anti-Asian racism in the United States have led to this moment.” (NPR, March 10)
French bulldogs, commonly known as Frenchies, have become the second most popular dog breed in America. The number one breed for the past 30 years is the Labrador retriever. Frenchies’ are the new “it” breed of the 21st century, and their popularity is steadily rising.
It’s been said that Poeville, one of the few mining camps to ever crop up in Washoe County, was named after a man who was a cousin of writer Edgar Allan Poe.
DAYTON — Shayda Lofthouse pitched a one-hitter in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday as the visiting Lady Wave defeated Dayton 21-0 in Northern 3A-East softball.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Robert ‘Bob’ Crowell Board Room in the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.
A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday about 30 minutes after allegedly robbing the East William Street Wells Fargo Bank.
Carson High softball opened up the 2021 Northern Nevada Class 5A regional tournament with a shut down performance against McQueen Tuesday night.
Carson High baseball is back at home Wednesday in a win-or-go home contest in the Northern Nevada Class 5A 2021 regional tournament.
Douglas High softball opened up 2021 Class 5A Northern Nevada regional play with a home game against No. 6 Reno
Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 5 new cases and 21 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.
The bill designed to make it easier for people to get their unclaimed property has been signed by Gov. Steve Sisolak.
Wave BB 3 Steve Ranson/LVN Dayton’s Tyler Stolfich, who threw a no-hitter against Fallon, hit the winning run in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader. BB2 Steve Ranson/LVN Francisco Tapia pitched for Fallon in Saturday’s second game of a doubleheader. Bb4 Steve Ranson/LVN Fallon’s Matt Davis returns to first base ahead of the throw to Dayton’s Robbie Harrison.
Thomas Ranson/LVN Oasis Academy’s Emily Payne pitched the Bighorns to a sweep over Smith Valley last week as they host Wells on Thursday in the playoffs.
Thomas Ranson/LVN Oasis Academy junior Maiya Swan leads the team in draws, winning almost 90 percent in her team’s seven games. The Bighorns face Bishop Manogue twice this week, including a rematch on Thursday at the county fields before the playoffs begin with the semifinal round on Monday at Bishop Manogue. The regional championship is next Wednesday.
After competing in its final short-team meet of the regular season, the Greenwave track and field team concludes the abbreviated, six-week season by hosting the Northern 3A regional meet at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex on Friday.
The Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program will be hosting the Fourth of July Fireworks at Mills Park this year.
A state court judge on Monday allowed a lawsuit to continue against more than 20 online travel companies accused of owing back taxes to Nevada based on hotel room rates.
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation is requiring all new applicants for regular unemployment claims to verify their identity through ID.me.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has been awarded gold recognition from Lexipol Connect for Excellence in Law Enforcement Policy Management.
The ACCEL College and Career Readiness program at Western Nevada College will offer English Language Learning and High School Equivalency preparation classes beginning in July.
Legislation increasing the age at which people can purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 passed the Nevada Senate on Monday on a split vote.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 33 new cases and 24 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Monday.
After three days of testimony, a three member jury has ruled the stabbing death of Clint Malone justifiable homicide.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors is seeking applications for the Carson City Library Board of Trustees.
A 3.6 earthquake hit in the middle of Lake Tahoe at 12:24 p.m. Monday
Lawns are easy to keep green when it’s cool, but how do you keep a lawn healthy as the weather warms and water needs increase? To conserve water, crowd out weeds and grow a thick, green lawn, follow these tips.
The arrival of around 100 motorcyclists in Carson Valley on Friday as they made their way north on Highway 395 resulted in a handful of arrests.
Even though the pandemic is winding down and things appear to be slowly returning to normal for most people, many families are still relying on the services of local resources like FISH to help them get by. Friends In Service Helping, known as FISH, provides support to families and people in need by providing food, instruction, shelter and health care.
A team of scuba divers on Friday completed the first dive of a massive, six-month effort to rid Lake Tahoe of fishing rods, tires, aluminum cans, beer bottles and other trash accumulating underwater.
Carson High School baseball ended its season on a high note and now turns to its regional assignment to cap the season.
Downcast Democratic Party-aligned groups and activists rebuked leaders from their own party Friday after proposals they championed to repeal the death penalty and expand tenant protections failed to make it past a key legislative deadline.
The season of the sun is upon us. If you are festering from all this sequestering, you are probably thinking it is time to break out of isolation and enjoy the beauty of Northern Nevada’s outdoor pageant.
A leading lawmaker in the Nevada Legislature said on Nevada Newsmakers the state's cannabis industry needs help in cracking down on black-market marijuana sales.
AAA Nevada would like to congratulate eighth grade student Sophia Jones at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic School for her leadership, volunteerism and safety skills during the pandemic as part of its longstanding AAA School Safety Patrol program.
So far in life we have all had jobs that hopefully have filled our coffers with chook. That’s why we work isn’t it? For the paycheck.
The Carson City Culture and Tourism Authority (Visit Carson City) was presented with the 2021 Historic Preservation Award for its “outstanding contribution to historic preservation efforts in Carson City.”
Carson City's newest UPSL team, Battle Born FC, is giving players potentially without an opportunity, a chance to get noticed by the next level.
Growing up in the small Northern Nevada rural community of Lovelock, it was a big moment in his young adult life to make the first basketball team at WNCC.
Lawmakers voted Saturday to restore nearly 500 positions that were originally held vacant because of budget cuts ordered last summer.
Congratulations to Kassandra Medina-Torres and Izayah Pando, Carson High Schools’s 2021 Prom Queen and King. And congrats to Giselle Rodiles Saldana and William Escalante, CHS’s Friendship Queen and King.
U.S. officials said Thursday they will try to stamp out wildfires as quickly as possible this year as severe drought tightens its grip across the West and sets the stage for another destructive summer of blazes.
As we observe our Legislature working toward their June deadline with increasing fervor, we might wonder, “Why do we need so many laws?”
Nevada fire officials say the worst drought conditions the state has seen in two decades should make for an early start to the wildfire season in the coming weeks.
Carson City birth announcements for April 30 to May 6, 2021
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office
U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, was punished for telling the truth. Shame on Republican leadership.
Spring is here, with the trees budding out and blossoms in the air; it’s a beautiful time of year in Northern Nevada and outdoor dining is back!
Carson High's Caydee Farnworth hit a walk-off double to best Douglas, 5-4, Saturday afternoon in nine innings.
Construction of a new visitors center and amphitheater at Spooner Lake State Park begins Monday.
The Nevada Supreme Court opinion issued this week knocks a roughly $100 million hole in the pot of cash the governor and lawmakers have to spend.
The NASCAR Cup Darlington race last Sunday was entertaining, if only for the throwback paint schemes.
According to The Skin Cancer Foundation one in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. In support of May’s Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Samantha Schneider, M.D sits down with us to talk about America’s most common cancer.
A motorcyclist was taken by ambulance to Renown Friday evening after a crash between a car and a motorcycle at Highway 50 Eastbound and Airport Road.
Carson City Health and Human Services on Friday reported 16 new cases and 23 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.
Thursday, for the first time since late August 2019, the Reno Aces played at Greater Nevada Field.
Handsome tuxedos and beautiful dresses will litter Carson City Saturday night as CHS Court Prom 2021 nominees, along with soon-to-be graduating seniors, enjoy an evening together.
The Brewery Arts Center has announced the Levitt AMP concerts will be returning to Carson City this summer.
Gov. Steve Sisolak has ordered all flags in Nevada to half-staff Saturday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.
The legislative money committees cut $31.7 million in the General Fund from the Department of Corrections budget Friday.
The Carson City School District will continue wearing masks for the remainder of the school year, the administration announced Friday.
Nevada lawmakers are considering a massive energy infrastructure proposal that would encourage the construction of renewable energy transmission lines and electric vehicle charging stations
If you haven’t either filed your 2020 return or at least filed an extension, you’re running out of time.
After a year of being defined by a pandemic, Sierra Lutheran High School thought it best to top off its Class of 2021 in a unique way: to name four co-valedictorians.
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra and Pioneer Crossing Casino in Dayton have partnered to provide 100 spots through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 14 new cases and 29 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Thursday.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday signed a new directive saying that fully vaccinated people don’t have to wear a mask indoor or outdoor in most situations.
The Nevada website the public uses to get information on coronavirus vaccines is packed with more ad trackers and third-party cookies than any state vaccination website in the country.
One of the greatest individual accomplishments in the history of the Nevada Wolf Pack is still going strong and, well, hardly anyone has been there to see it because of COVID-19 crowd restrictions.
The Greenwave softball team won the first game of a three-game series Wednesday by defeating Dayton, 28-0, at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
Dayton scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning Wednesday to cap a come-from-behind 7-6 win against Fallon in a Northern 3A East baseball game at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
Nevada has started making COVID-19 shots available to children as young as 12 years old after federal health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's vaccine in kids.
Over the objections of Republican members, the joint money committees Thursday approved overall budget cuts to the system of higher education totaling $84.5 million.
Fans will be allowed to return this year to the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, officials confirmed Thursday.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Senate Democrats’ extensions of the Modified Business Tax and DMV technology fee because they failed to receive a two-thirds majority.
Gambling giants MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment said Wednesday were opening their Las Vegas Strip gambling floors at 100% capacity with no person-to-person distancing requirement, after state regulatory approval.
Carson High band director Nicolas Jacques received his Milken Award obelisk Wednesday with a visit from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jhone Ebert.
Dutch Bros Coffee is opening a new location in Carson City, Friday, May 14, at 211 W Appion Way.
Nevada’s U.S. House delegation joined by California Rep. John Garamendi has introduced the Lake Tahoe Restoration Reauthorization Act.
Gov. Steve Sisolak and Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro, D-Las Vegas, issued statements Thursday effectively saying the bill to abolish the death penalty in Nevada is dead this session.
Preserving Traces of the Great Basin Indians is the true story about a collection of Indian artifacts that family members and I have gathered over many years of living and working in the Great Basin known as Nevada.
The Carson City Schools Foundation is seeking community donors to match its efforts to “Sponsor a Student” for the Western Nevada College Jump Start College program.
Carson City Health and Human Services on Wednesday reported 11 new cases and 27 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.
Nevada’s test positivity rate is once again dropping but, unlike late last week when just a couple of counties were flagged for elevated risk of transmission, five counties were back on that list Wednesday.
Lawmakers reviewing human resources budgets voted unanimously Wednesday to restore more than $300 million to the Medicaid budgets.
A look at the results of the last week of results for Carson High athletics.
The pitcher-catcher combo for Douglas High softball is a major reason why the Tigers are one of the top teams in the North this season.
Carson City’s Parks and Recreation Department invites children and their families to take part in the 11th annual National Kids to Park Day from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Saturday at the Carson River Park.
The purchase by a California-based Native American tribe of a casino resort just off the Las Vegas Strip is being seen a milestone in the evolution of Indian casino ownership in city at the center of U.S. gambling.
A Lyon County woman reported missing April 26 has been found safe, according to a news release from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
Nevada Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall has been named co-chair of the Council of State Governments Fiscal Health subcommittee.
Nevada's Tyler Bosetti has homered in nine consecutive games, breaking an NCAA Division I record that stood for 30 years.
Spring is in the air and so is this month’s Churchill County High School’s Senior Prom, which is sponsored by a group of parents.
Cancelled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s 20th annual Soroptimist Home and Garden Show aims to put residents and visitors in the mood to improve their homes as well as themselves.
1st Lt. Emerson Marcus of Sparks is the Nevada National Guard’s new public affairs officer who will oversee the agency’s communications department.
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.
There will be a free UTV training class on Friday beginning at 8 a.m. at Sand Springs Summit area about 25 miles east of Fallon, reports Churchill County Sheriff Richard Hickox.
Churchill County’s May dates for those 18 and older to receive the free Moderna, Pfizer or Janssen vaccine and those 16 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine are Tuesdays from noon to 3 p.m. (May 11, 18, 25); Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (May 12, 19, 26); and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (May 13, 20, 27).
U.S. Rep. Susie Lee, D-Nev., announced more than $200 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Nevada under the American Rescue Plan in a news release.
SPRING CREEK — The Fallon baseball team put up a big first inning in the series opener against Spring Creek, extending its lead throughout the contest for a 14-6 victory.
The Greenwave hosted its first meet of the season on Saturday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex with the Lady Wave winning the three-team event and the Fallon boys tying for first.
Emily Payne pitched a perfect game in Oasis Academy’s 21-0 win over Mineral County as the Bighorns swept the Serpents in Hawthorne on Tuesday.
The Lady Wave defeated another Elko County team over the weekend, sweeping a doubleheader from Spring Creek on Saturday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
In my last column titled “Our brush with royals,” I wrote about my chance sighting in London 20 years ago of Prince Philip and his wife, Queen Elizabeth the Second of Great Britain.
Should you have headed west of Reno on Fourth Street in the 1940s or ’50s, you would come to an impressive complex of red-roofed buildings that included more than a dozen motel rooms, a large building housing an indoor pool, a restaurant and dance hall and an inviting outdoor pool.
Watson here, and recently my friend Boomer mentioned to me that his mom gives him CBD treats in the morning and his creaky joints are not as creaky anymore. I decided to find out exactly what CBD is and how it is helping my friend.
A man who fatally shot two men in a parking lot outside a northeast Reno bar last month appears to have been acting in self-defense, Reno police said Tuesday.
The lawsuit brought by Nevada Senate Republicans after Democrats passed two revenue bills in the 2019 Legislature without the constitutionally-mandated two-thirds majority, is now under consideration by the Nevada Supreme Court, Senate Minority Leader James Settelmeyer, R-Minden, said on Nevada Newsmakers.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 8 new cases and 32 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.
The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will consider a ban on new mining on large expanses of public lands in western states to protect a struggling bird species, the greater sage grouse.
Several members of the money committees objected Tuesday to specific cuts to K-12 education funding in the governor’s recommended budget.
Nevada’s Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved the state’s first collective bargaining agreement.
The best way to protect yourself from a vehicle burglary is to not give the thief a reason to get into your vehicle.
Gov. Steve Sisolak and state Treasurer Zach Conine are asking Nevada lawmakers to fund a state infrastructure bank that could enable new roads, public transportation or energy storage projects starting in July 2021.
Carson Tahoe Health has been awarded the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
A federal judge acknowledged Monday that with the proposed date for Nevada's first execution in 15 years to be scheduled for late July, he'll have time to review the state's unannounced lethal injection plan
The Nevada Department of Transportation will host a May 11 virtual public meeting to gather public feedback on concepts for future improvements to U.S. 50 in east Dayton. The study will present three distinct concepts for enhanced highway safety, access, and operations to address future growth.
Gov. Steve Sisolak is calling on lawmakers to create an annual sales tax holiday for members of the Nevada National Guard.
The 2021 Jazz & Beyond Music and Art Festival in August will include the third annual Carson City Open Studios Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 21-22, at multiple studios throughout Carson City.
The move by MGM Resorts International marks the end of free parking that lingered after pandemic-related casino shutdowns.
The Carson City Host Lions Club awarded scholarships to three students from Carson High School.
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Carson City Health and Human Services is sharing information from the American Stroke Association. Reading this article could save your life or the life of someone you love.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported nine new cases and eight additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Monday.
This recipe for Chicken Pot Pie uses Penzeys French Thyme and Mural of Flavor which are available in the smaller .2oz packages.
Carson City School District Superintendent Richard Stokes continued with the discussion about the unequal playing field among schools during last week’s professional learning community discussion May 4 with staff members, guests and families.
Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday the state has received the federal guidance for how Nevada can spend the American Rescue Plan funding.
A least one boat ramp at Lake Tahoe won't be opening to motorized vessels this summer due to low water levels caused by an unusually dry winter.
Mackenzie Tackett is a junior at Carson High School. One of her many passions is aviation.
Carson High School sophomore Spenser Bray knew from an early age that he would be an engineer and aviator.
The Equal Rights Amendment, a subject of legislative battles in Nevada since the 1970s, will appear on the 2022 general-election ballot after a passionate push in two sessions of the Nevada Legislature by state Sen. Pat Spearman, D-North Las Vegas, and others.
Since the beginning of the 1800s, America has been courted by a relentless and seductive suitor. Technology, along with all of its obvious benefits has proven to be the siren that may yet wreck our Ship of State.
“The most remarkable challenge is how busy every animal hospital is,” says Margie Quirk, owner of Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital in Carson City. “I don’t ever remember being as busy as we are right now during this pandemic. It’s crazy busy.”
If you know your closet or dresser you know exactly where your favorite shirt or pants or cut-offs live.
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
In an effort to increase awareness about what residents can do through the year to reduce fire danger, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, local, state and federal firefighting agencies are embarking on a six-month “Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign,” starting this month.
The Sierra Nevada dates back approximately 40 million years, according to a Stanford study. It took all those years for water to form marvelous canyons, and they offer some of the best hiking on the eastern side of the mountains.
In light of these turbulent times, many small business owners find themselves short on working capital (some people call that “cash”) to get them over the hump and into more profitable operations.
This Mother’s Day we can remember all the mothers, stepmothers, and grandmothers that have blessed our lives. Take a moment and consider how these women have shaped you and given of themselves for your sake.
Mother’s Day might be a little more low-key this year coming out of the pandemic, but the celebration is no less special for at least four Carson City moms and daughters working daily to help students succeed.
Jesse and Susan “SUPI” Pimental of Carson City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday.
Carson City birth announcements for April 6 to 28, 2021
When President Biden addressed Congress on April 28, his lips were moving but Bernie Sanders' words were coming out of his mouth as the president advocated for a socialist manifesto that would put unelected bureaucrats in charge of everything and mark the return of big government.
The Carson High baseball team had a little flair for the dramatic Saturday in its winning efforts.
I’m outside with my laptop writing as I listen to bird songs and appreciate the colors of hyacinths, violets, forsythia, Oregon grapes and the last remaining daffodils.
Attorney General Aaron Ford on Friday asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to give his office the power to conduct “pattern and practice” investigations into the policies and conduct of law enforcement agencies in Nevada.
Today’s real estate market is similar to that of 2003-05 in that we have prices rapidly increasing to exceptionally high values, but there are significant differences between the two.
While there are many cash buyers shopping these days, there are also many people who need to sell their home before they can buy a new one.
A former school teacher has sued the CEO of a major cryptocurrency company that wants to build a smart city in the Nevada desert
There are now 10 winners out of 11 races in the NASCAR Cup series as Kyle Busch took the win at Kansas last Sunday.
Nominations for the Nevada Appeal’s annual Best of Carson City awards will be accepted through June 6.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 21 new cases and 22 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Friday.
No one has to tell you this year has been tough, but it has been especially tough for those in the performing arts.
Carson High baseball, softball and golf all had results from this week. Dayton High baseball had the opportunity to play in Reno at Greater Nevada Field.
Local all-region teams for tennis and cross country
A federal judge said Thursday he might issue an order to block a bid by prosecutors to have a state judge set a date as early as next month for Nevada's first execution in 15 years.
Nevada's higher education system is moving toward generally requiring students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to return to campus in the fall semester.
Home prices in the Las Vegas area are setting monthly records, according to an industry survey that found the median price of existing single-family houses was $375,000 in April.
After the Student Art Show was canceled a year ago because of COVID, Stiff decided to open this year’s exhibit to all WNC students who have been enrolled in classes from Fall 2019/Spring 2020 and Fall 2020/Spring 2021.
A magnitude 4.87 earthquake hit near Independence Lake north of Truckee on Thursday night.
Lawmakers Friday accepted a compromise plan to fund the China Spring/Aurora Pines youth camps in Douglas County.
Carson High baseball tangled with Spanish Springs May 6, 2021 in a Class 5A contest in Carson City.
The Mile High Jazz Band will present its first live, in-person performance of 2021 on Tuesday, May 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported an additional death due to COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.
Peace officers from nearly every agency in the state gathered at the capital Thursday to honor three who died this past year.
The Stuf n’ Such Thrift Store prom closet is open. We have dresses, suits, shoes and accessories for a memorable prom experience. Bring your student ID and a parent or guardian and dress up for the prom….for FREE.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors on Thursday removed the remaining local COVID-19 restrictions, effective immediately.
Aaron Rodgers, maybe for the first time in his fairytale life, needs to grow up.
Law enforcement joined community organizations, including the ACLU, on Thursday to support legislation making it more difficult for police to get no-knock warrants that allow them to break into a residence without warning.
Taxable sales increased 2.8 percent in February, finishing the month at $4.92 billion.
The next CEDA Business Council Breakfast is May 12 at 6:45 a.m. at The Fallon Golf Course. Members of the Churchill Community Coalition will discuss the different services they provide to the community. RSVP no later than May 11 by 4 p.m. to email@example.com.
Togo's plans to open its first local franchise this year in Sparks. The company says Northern Nevada has potential for at least a dozen more restaurants, with Reno-Sparks, Carson City, Winnemucca and Elko as targets for expansion.
After spending some time looking for a bar or a place to buy some beer, we were told that Panaca was only one of two towns in Nevada where the sale of alcohol was prohibited and gambling was not allowed.
The annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale, hosted by The Greenhouse Project, offers two ways to shop this year: either on-line through Friday, May 8 with pickup during the physical sale, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Green Central on Carson High School’s campus, 1111 N. Saliman St., Carson City. (Take the East Robinson entrance behind the bus parking lot.)
The coronavirus pandemic forced students out of the classroom and starkly revealed how learning difficulties, distractions and challenging home dynamics can make it tough to adhere to a rigid curriculum.
Gov. Steve Sisolak says because of Nevada’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Economic Forum was able to add $586 million to the projected General Fund revenues for the coming two-year budget cycle.
The federal Homeland Security Department has decided to again extend the deadline for people to get a Real ID-compliant driver’s license.
Nobody will admit it when they discover they are in a rut. Nobody will admit it when they are unable or worse yet, unwilling to dig themselves out of a rut.
Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 14 new cases and 20 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Wednesday.
Nevada has now administered 1.94 million doses of coronavirus vaccines.
Members of the money committees on Wednesday balked at the plan to put $8 million in federal COVID-19 funding into the Donor’s Choose Internet platform after being told that organization would get more than $1 million of the funding in overhead costs.
The Carson City Historic Resource Commission has organized the 2021 Scavenger Hunt as part of Historic Preservation and Archeological Awareness Month.
A year after the coronavirus pandemic hobbled tourist-dependent Nevada and pushed its unemployment rate to about 30%, things feel like they're starting to turn around, U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen said.
The Carson City CVS Pharmacy is now accepting walk-in COVID-19 appointments with no appointment necessary.
Nevada’s Division of State Lands and Department of Wildlife is transferring more than 23,000 acres of wetlands and pasture from the Bureau of Reclamation and Bureau of Land Management.
Churchill County commissioners voted unanimously at their last meeting to acknowledge receipt of Resolution 1-2021 from the county’s Planning Commission to adopt and approve the 2020 Master Plan.
Courtesy Anne McMillin Teri Hedgpeth is the new director for the Churchill County Museum. The Churchill County Museum welcomed its new director this week as Teri Hedgpeth settles into her position with a desire to breathe new life into the museum and take it to the next level.
Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson has announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $490 million in critical infrastructure that will help communities in 45 states build back better and stronger while prioritizing climate-smart solutions and environmental stewardship.
Lobbyists representing doctors and hospitals clashed with affordable health care advocates on Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature's first hearing on a proposal to create state-run health insurance plans
Churchill County School District trustees learned more about April’s Month of the Military Child at last week’s meeting and then focused on the final weeks of school culminating with graduation June 4.
By now, you’ve probably heard President Biden’s prediction that by July 4, we should be able to gather in small groups again.
Churchill County’s May dates for those 18 and older to receive the free Moderna, Pfizer or Janssen vaccine and those 16 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine are Tuesdays from noon to 3 p.m. (May 4, 11, 18, 25); Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (May 5, 12, 19, 26); and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (May 6, 13, 20, 27)
Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham said, “Remember that history always repeats itself. Every great bubble in history has broken. There are no exceptions.”
“The science tells us the vaccines are 95 percent effective, so if you have a vaccine, quite honestly, what do you care if your neighbor has one or not? What is it to you?” Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., April 22.
The minutes were ticking toward midnight on the first Friday of May 2016 when my cellphone lit up. A friend asked me if I had heard. “Heard what?” I replied, turning on the lamp next to my bed. She continued her conversation by telling me Anne Pershing, the former Lahontan Valley News editor and general manager, died unexpectedly.
Newcomers to Reno traveling on Moana Lane often wonder why there’s a street in the Biggest Little City named after the titular Hawaiian character from a recent Disney cartoon?
Watson here, recently Me and Ow (fondly referred to as the brat cats) were accused of gaining too much weight. Looking at them from the side, it certainly looks like their tummies have gotten bigger. When I ventured to mention sagging tummies, they let me in on a little secret; they have primordial pouches.
The bats came out in full force Saturday with Fallon sweeping a doubleheader against Elko, 21-1 and 14-4, in Northern 3A-East softball.
ELKO — Fallon split a doubleheader Saturday with Elko in Northern 3A East baseball, taking the first game 13-9 but losing the second game.
The Oasis Academy softball team continued its unbeaten streak by sweeping Virginia City and Whittell in a pair of doubleheaders.
Spring Creek took home the gold in Saturday’s three-team league meet in Winnemucca.
In addition to the many ongoing local 4-H club and youth activities that are happening across the state, the Nevada 4-H Youth Development Program will also offer some summer day camps and overnight camps for youth this year, following a Nevada tradition that goes back 80 years.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 6 in the Robert Crowell Board Room of the Carson City Community Center.
"We were the beneficiary of that turn toward entrepreneurship. From the second half of March of last year through today, there has been nothing but an upward trajectory," Greg Martin, president of Inc. Authority, told the NNBW's Kaleb M. Roedel.
The Economic Forum on Tuesday added more than $900 million to projected General Fund revenues this budget cycle.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 11 new cases and 20 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.
Some Las Vegas Strip casinos have been allowed to open at 100% capacity, officials said Tuesday, after showing Nevada state regulators that at least 80% of their employees have received at least one shot of coronavirus vaccine.
Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued a directive amending his mask mandates to allow people to go without in certain situations.
Carson High softball swept Bishop Manogue over the weekend. Plus, track and field results and Dayton baseball off to a quick start.
Silver State Gymnastics Academy in Carson City is regaining its sense of normalcy in the competitive gymnastics realm.
The Biden administration says a U.S. judge exceeded his authority when he gave federal wildlife officials a May 21 deadline to decide whether to formally propose endangered species protections for a rare desert wildflower
Local authority over COVID-19 restrictions has now been granted to all of Nevada's 17 counties after Washoe County commissioners approved a revised plan for the Reno-Sparks area.
Nevada's 2nd U.S. House District Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Carson City, is approaching what could be the final crossroads on his political career.
Douglas County deputies and East Fork medics are on scene of a shooting on Topaz Ranch Drive this morning.
Before the pandemic, golf was in a rough spot with interest down and fewer regular golfers. COVID, however, has driven people to golf courses in droves — and the game has been on a roll ever since.
Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office
Nevadans have been well-served by the political fortitude and personal courage of Barbara Cegavske.
Carson City Health and Human Services reported 12 new cases and 20 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Monday.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office initiative series, “101 Days of Summer,” is kicking off the summer by providing resources in an effort to educate the community on drug and alcohol addiction
Lyon County Sheriff’s deputies are negotiating with a suspect barricaded inside a Stagecoach home, according to a Monday afternoon news release from the sheriff’s office.
The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum announces a new exhibit in the Great Basin Native Artists Gallery.
Carson High School’s graduation on June 5 will be an in-person ceremony on its football field beginning at 9 a.m., officials announced Monday morning.
Back in January, I wrote about the Tax Rules of Virtual Currency. Well now there was a new blurb in the news about what IRS is now doing to catch folks who think they can hide their profits from crypto transactions.
The Carson City School District requests local community members to attend, weigh in and provide opinions at its quarterly Community PLC (Professional Learning Community) meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday inside Carson High School’s Senator Square, 1111 N. Saliman Road.
Nevada history began in Carson City. No other city in this state can lay claim to this fact still evident today when touring the historic downtown.
The number of coworking spaces worldwide is projected to reach almost 20,000 in 2021 and hit 40,000 by 2024
The 25nd annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will start at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 6 on the Capitol Grounds.
Friday marked two weeks since my second Moderna shot, and I feel … vaccinated.
The Capital City Arts Initiative exhibition, Spring Forward, is at the Community Development Building (“The Brick”), 108 E. Proctor St., through May 20.
Students seeking a bachelor’s degree in Organization and Project Management at Western Nevada College are receiving one of the best online programs in the nation, according to Bachelor’s Degree Center.
I don’t always hear everything that is said to me. Sometimes it’s a blessing, sometimes it’s a real difficulty.
The Carson City School Board elected to maintain the district’s current hybrid model
The Carson City Senior Citizens Center has helped boost vaccination numbers by hosting a weekly vaccination clinic for 450 people throughout March and April
Don't defund the police; defend the police and correct their acknowledged shortcomings.
In the first weekend hearing of the 2021 session, legislative committees in the Nevada statehouse on Saturday approved budgets for the upcoming two years for several departments.
Nevada's First U.S. House District Rep. Dina Titus predicted on Nevada Newsmakers that Las Vegas would experience a quick recovery, once Gov. Steve Sisolak's plan to fully reopen Nevada by June 1 happens.
The “Step Into Spring” program this year provided 219 pairs of shoes to pre-kindergarteners to 12th grade students in the McKinney-Vento Students in Transition program.
There is an old saying, “Cash is King!” but not everyone accumulates the amount of cash they would like or need to buy a home.
Nevada’s COVID-19 Task Force will begin the process of winding down Saturday as local governments assume management of the pandemic.
The NASCAR Cup race at Talladega was unusual last Sunday. There was no “big one,” although Joey Logano might disagree. Logano’s aerobatics at the end of stage one avoided triggering a multi-car wreck although he did ricochet off of Bubba Wallace’s Toyota.