Stories for May 2021


Monday, May 31

JoAnne Skelly: Inspiring landscapes

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.

Nevada Wolf Pack heads to Stanford for NCAA baseball regional

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.

Western Nevada College Jump Start students graduate WNC before high school

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.

Sisolak honors fallen veterans, families at Battle Born Memorial

Northern Nevada residents joined Gov. Steve Sisolak in honoring fallen veterans at the Battle Born Monument this morning.

Jim Hartman: Nevada courts uphold rule of law

Nevada judges and courts have demonstrated remarkable fealty to “rule of law” during this contentious past year.

Carson City supervisors may shrink school zones

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.

Carson City Rotary Foundation presentation Tuesday

The Rotary Club of Carson City has a long history of helping local students achieve their goals through scholarships and other educational opportunities.

Money Committees review mining tax bill that will pump $300-plus million into K-12 education over next two years

The Legislative money committees Sunday reviewed a bill that will pump more than $300 million into K-12 education over the coming biennium.

Sunday, May 30

Kelly Bullis: Tax changes on the horizon

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.

Mining tax plan ups stakes in Legislature's last days

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.

Michelle Palmer: Springtime is vegetable time (recipe)

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.

Faith & Insight: The perfect church

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.

Carson Farmers Market moving locations this year

The Carson Farmers Market will hold its summer season June 5 to Sept. 25 in a temporary location.

Elko veterans’ cemetery land identified

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.

2 freeway U-turns = 1 DUI, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Saturday, May 29

Sisolak lifts ban on Uber, Lyft surge pricing

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.

Guy Farmer: Black racism in Chicago

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

Carson City road report for May 31 to June 6, 2021

Davis Creek trails will take you deep into nature

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.

Capitol in Carson City to reopen on limited basis

Nevada’s Capitol reopens June 1, but only on a limited basis.

Fallon defeats Dayton for 3A East baseball crown

The Greenwave defeated the Dust Devils, 5-2, to win the league championship at Fernley High School.

Carson High School senior Jeremy Heaton accepted to Naval Academy

Carson High School senior Jeremy Heaton has been accepted to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, for fall 2021.

Jim Valentine: Where to set the price

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?

Past Pages for May 29 to June 1, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City School District passes 2021-22 budget

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.

Roger Diez: Get set for a long day of long races

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 graduates ‘excited’ for the next chapter

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.

Friday, May 28

Legislative branch budget set at $73.88 million for biennium

The money committees have signed off on a total $73.88 million budget to fund the legislative branch for the coming two years.

15 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 15 new cases and 18 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Friday.

Carson City Sheriff getting reports of feral dogs

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 football hands reigns to Kyle Mays

Mays takes over after leading Tiger freshman team

Douglas High School football officially approved its next coach Friday afternoon.

Martial arts studio ‘dream’ for retired Carson attorney

Carson City has a Kenpo Karate studio opening back up in town as the pandemic subsides.

Senators seat five on all-region softball teams

Senior Kedre Luschar named Offensive Player of the Year

Carson High softball had five players make the spring 2021 Northern Nevada Class 5A all-region teams, including the Offensive Player of the Year.

Bill to OK pot lounges advances in Legislature

Almost five years after Nevada legalized recreational marijuana sales, state lawmakers are close to approving pot lounges where people could consume it.

Getting a sendoff

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.”

Senator Square: Beauty beats age at Carson High seniors vs. teachers game

CHS Seniors beat staff 60 to 59 in overtime play May 26 at CHS with a winning field goal shot by senior Gage Mills.

Sisolak signs bill raising age to buy tobacco to 21

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday night signed legislation raising the minimum age for people to buy tobacco products to 21.

Update: 4.1 Quake hits Lake Tahoe, shakes Carson City; numerous aftershocks reported

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.

Ronni Hannaman: Memorializing our veterans at Lone Mountain Cemetery

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.

Carson City water restrictions effective June 1

From June 1 to Sept. 30, Carson City residents must follow a lawn and garden watering schedule.

Thursday, May 27

Ursula Carlson: Mother-in-law-tongues and more

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.

Douglas County resident is 227th COVID death in Quad County area

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

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NAS Fallon SAR conducts rescue at double hot springs Friday

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 needs information from witnesses on Fallon fatal crash

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.

Video, photos: CHS seniors earn $5.2M in scholarships; spring concert held

More than 50 Carson High School seniors were recognized Tuesday for collectively earning more than $5.2 million in scholarships

Joe Santoro: Long odds for Las Vegas A’s

Oakland Athletics representatives are in Las Vegas this week and are supposedly serious about the possibility of moving the franchise to Southern Nevada.

Republicans argue pay bill unfair to non-union workers

The bill setting salaries for state workers including cost of living increases passed the Assembly on Thursday despite objections from Republican members.

Nevada casinos rebound in April with $1 billion in win

Nevada casinos reported a 34.8 percent increase in total win for April, a total of just over $1 billion.

Trina Machacek: Gauging what I see

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 money bills now presented at Legislature

All five of the five bills that create the state budget for the coming biennium have now been presented to the 2021 Legislature.

Experts forecast high fire risk amid extreme drought

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.

Senate passes bill letting casinos call cops if customer has gun

A bill to strengthen the ability of casinos to ban firearms narrowly passed the Senate on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 26

Get Healthy Carson City: World No Tobacco Day: Commit to quit

World Health Organization’s annual World No Tobacco Day is May 31. This year’s theme is “Commit to Quit.”

Drive-through COVID tests Thursday in Carson City

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 five money bills now introduced at Legislature

Four of the five bills that create the state budget for the coming biennium have now been introduced in the 2021 Legislature.

Assembly committee approves $15.98 million for legislative projects

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.

Masks, Critical Race Theory draw comment at Carson City school board meeting

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.

Republican Party court case paused by Las Vegas judge

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

Amodei sees path to victory in 2022 GOP gubernatorial primary

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.

Track and swimming bring home individual regional championships

Douglas High track and field, as well as swimming and diving, both brought home individual regional titles for the Tigers last week.

Douglas softball, baseball put five on all-region teams

Douglas High School had five players selected to the all-region team from the baseball and softball clubs in 2021.

Spiral Fitness to host pop-up event in Carson City on Saturday

Jordyn Casey and Chelsea Martin, co-founders of Spiral Fitness, will hold a pop-up fitness class Saturday in the McFadden Plaza.

Gate on Ash Canyon Road in Carson City reopening

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.

Lyon County murder victim identified after 28 years

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 to place flags for Memorial Day

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.

Past Pages for May 26 to 28, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Perfection in the Oasis

Bighorns win school’s first championship with sweep over Pahranagat

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.

High Desert Grange holds High Rollers Jackpot

The High Desert Grange held its sixth annual High Rollers Jackpot show on May 1 at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.

Frey Ranch awarded 8 medals for its whiskeys

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.

Local observance to remember veterans to be conducted in Fernley and Fallon

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.

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.

Churchill County vaccination, testing schedule for May 24-28

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.

Music rings in summer

Father’s Day weekend plans shaping up for concert in the park

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.

Steve Ranson: To our graduating classes

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.

Take time to honor the fallen

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.

Crushing it with Big Orange

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.

The Nevada Traveler: Spring Mountain area offers scenic splendor only minutes from Las Vegas

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park just doesn’t seem like it’s located in Southern Nevada.

Carrier air wing completes Air Wing Fallon

Training marks major step in deployment preparation

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.

A campaign against time

Fallon soldier’s trail took him to Normandy, Battle of the Bulge and into Germany

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.

Western Nevada College to show livestream of graduation ceremony Thursday

Final preparations are being made for Western Nevada College’s drive-through commencement ceremony on the Fallon campus on Thursday.

Fernley’s big inning dooms Wave

Vaqueros edge Fallon at 3A-East tournament

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.

Cardiac kids pull out late-inning wins

Fallon’s last three games have each been decided by a run

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.

Fallon girls 4th in 3A regional, boys take 7th

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.

Greenwave girls 4th in 3A swim regional, boys take 7th

The Greenwave swim team finished fourth in the girls division of the Northern 3A regional meet at the Carson Aquatic Center on Saturday.

Oasis Academy boys golf takes 3rd in regionals, lacrosse teams finish regular season

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.

Legislature hosting vaccination event for children Friday

The Nevada Legislature is hosting a special vaccination event on Friday for children ages 12 and older.

Bill adds $15.98 million to cost of legislative session

The Nevada Assembly on Tuesday introduced a bill adding almost $16 million to the legislative branch budget.

Tuesday, May 25

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Appointments available for Quad County vaccine clinics Wednesday, Thursday

Carson City Health and Human Services reported three new cases and 22 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.

Senate passes ‘public option’ health insurance plan

The Nevada Senate on Tuesday passed an ambitious plan to create a “public option” health insurance program for all Nevadans.

Nevada Assembly GOP leader says mail ballots an expensive waste

Nevada Assembly Minority Leader Robin Titus, R-Wellington, issued a statement Tuesday saying universal mail-in ballots would be an expensive waste of money.

Senate passes bill expanding penalties for price gouging during a disaster

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.

Senator track and field gets two regional champs

Carson High had two regional champions in track and field during the Class 5A Northern Nevada Regional Championships Saturday.

Baker leads Carson High baseball postseason awards

Five Senators, one Tiger earn all-region honors

Carson High had a number of baseball players earn all-region honors for their play on the field in the spring of 2021.

Sisolak signs two bills aimed at reining in police abuses

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday signed two bills aimed at reining in potential abuses by law enforcement.

First of budget bills approved by Senate Finance Committee

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 grad, cancer survivor says ‘people should feel valued’

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.

Carson City Sheriff's Office seeks information on theft at Kohl’s

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.

Nevada Republicans seek probe of Proud Boys' ties to Cegavske vote

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.

Amodei, Parks elected to state Senate Hall of Fame

Former Sens. Mark Amodei and David Parks were added to the state Senate Hall of Fame on Monday.

Russian to be deported after foiled Tesla ransomware plot

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.

Monday, May 24

Quad County COVID vaccine clinics Tuesday, Wednesday

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 22 new cases and 19 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Monday.

Sweeping rent assistance bill heard in committee

The Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means committees met in joint session Monday to review a sweeping rental assistance bill.

Clark County sheriff says he's running for governor

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.

Bill sets $54M in fed money for new employment security computer

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.

Western Nevada College grad pursuing first love but has a backup plan

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.

Marilyn Foster: Historic trains and hotels featured on Colorado tour

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 up 7.2 cents this week

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.

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

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.

Ken Beaton: Off we go into the wild blue yonder

Dream Flights’ Operation September Freedom will be the largest barnstorming event for World War II veterans from Aug. 1 to Sept. 30, 2021

Watch livestream of Western Nevada College’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies

Final preparations are being made for Western Nevada College’s 50th commencement ceremonies scheduled for the last week in May.

Gansert: LCB needs to be split along party lines after backing losing side in tax fight

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.

Sunday, May 23

Jim Hartman: Sisolak’s ‘Innovation Zones’ fiasco

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.

Goldman Sachs donates $110,000 to Nevada treasurer’s disabled program

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.

Carson High senior accomplishing dream by simultaneously earning WNC Associate Degree

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: Exploration and relaxation for the whole family

Davis Creek Regional Park in Washoe County has something for everyone.

Jim Valentine: Sizzling market consequences

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.

Faith & Insight: Surrounded!

My good friend, also a Carson City minister, often makes a statement that I find myself using often. “God’s got this!”

Mixed reactions to cancellation of Burning Man

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.

Teri Vance: Bike Month activities continue this week

Muscle Powered is cycling back into normal life with events planned for Bike Month.

Saturday, May 22

Carson City birth announcements for May 7 to 13, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for May 7 to 13, 2021

Guy Farmer: Democracy declines in Latin America

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.

Carson City road report for May 24 to 31, 2021

Carson City road report for May 24 to 31, 2021

Bill to strengthen ability of resorts to ban guns passes committee

A bill to put teeth in trespass laws involving possession of firearms in resorts was approved on a party-line vote Saturday.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack baseball on NCAA tourney's doorstep

The Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team just might end 20 seasons of frustration and disappointment by the end of next weekend.

Go into the wild, responsibly

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.

Lawmakers focus on justice reform, guns as session wanes

Nevada lawmakers passed hundreds of bills this week to reform the criminal justice system, boost funding for K-12 schools and ban "ghost guns."

Kelly J. Bullis: Ransoms to unlock computer not deductible expense?

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.

Past Pages for May 22 to 25, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Vegas’ 'Real Water' recalled amid death reports

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.

Roger Diez: Busy weekend as Indy 500 qualifying opens

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.

Friday, May 21

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15 new COVID-19 cases Friday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 15 new cases and 20 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Friday.

CCHS National Honor Society induction

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.

Senator Square: Carson High FBLA celebrates its seniors

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.

Lawmakers review bills funding specific projects including computer systems

The Assembly Ways and Means Committee on Friday reviewed 15 bills containing appropriations for specific projects.

Treasurer says bill will seed Infrastructure Bank with $75 million

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.

Judge may order Nevada to disclose lethal injection drugs

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.

Nevada Republicans punished for defying statehouse mask rule

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.

Carson High School hosting musical concerts Saturday

The Carson City School District Orchestras Spring Concert takes place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Carson High School’s Senator Square.

Committee passes bill to enable voters with disabilities

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 unemployment rate down to 8 percent

Nevada added back another 8,400 jobs in April for a total of 196,200 more jobs than in April 2020.

Nevada DMV: Fee for troubled computer upgrade to be refunded

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.

Thursday, May 20

Amodei votes against Capitol security bill because of cost

Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., voted against the Capitol Security supplemental appropriation citing the lack of specificity and huge cost.

Driver asleep on steering wheel, drugs involved, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Letters to the Editor for May 19, 2021

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Carson softball into regional semis, baseball eliminated at Damonte

Senator softball will head back to Spanish Springs

Carson High baseball and softball were still alive in the regional tournament Thursday, but the Senators were in need of wins to stay alive.

Tiger softball into the regional semifinals

The Douglas High softball team took care of business Thursday at home in a 2021 Class 5A regional elimination game.

10 new COVID cases; vaccine clinic in Dayton on Friday

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 10 new cases and 23 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Thursday.

Carson City resident and Hollywood photographer Charles Adams dies

Legendary celebrity photographer Charles Adams died on Tuesday in Carson City.

Sisolak touts AB486 as eviction protection for tenants

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.

David Theiss: Summer is time for steak tacos (recipe)

One of my favorite things to grill would be a delicious steak. Choosing that steak is always a question.

Nevada senators object to fiscal note on driver’s license reinstatement bill

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.

Carson City supervisors revoke Frontier Motel license

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 sending five to the next level

Douglas High baseball is sending five seniors from its class of 2021 to play ball at the next level.

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JoAnne Skelly: Persistent pushy plants

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.

Fallon softball pins loss on league-leading Lowry

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.

Fallon baseball wins wild game against Lowry

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.

'Strong cold front' bringing wind, rain, snow to Carson City; freeze warning issued

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.

Trina Machacek: Carrots on a string

As I write this it’s nearly mid-May. The days are warming because I live in the northern hemisphere of the planet Earth.

Ratti: Lawmakers should ask Nevadans how they want to spend $3 billion

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.

Wednesday, May 19

Late rally keeps Carson's season alive

Senator softball gets a home game tomorrow, too

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.

Dennis Cassinelli: A critique on archaeology

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.

13 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 13 new cases and 25 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.

Get Healthy Carson City: May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

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 to crack down on dog attacks against sheep

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.

Daily virus cases and positivity rate falling in Nevada

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.

$500 million added to K-12 funding by legislative money committees

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.

Unions want priority rehiring of workers as Nevada reopens

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.

Nevada Democratic Party official resigns over Gaza statement

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.

Photo gallery: 20th annual Soroptimist International of Fallon’s Home and Garden Show

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.

Trailer fire kills county resident

According to Churchill County Sheriff Richard Hickox, the man killed in the fire has been identified as Randolph “Randy” Banovich, 75.

Trustees approve technology, insurance contracts

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

Letter to the editor: Clifford family thanks the community

Churchill County University of Nevada, Reno Class of 2021 graduates

Churchill County University of Nevada, Reno Class of 2021 graduates

Commissioners meet Wednesday

Churchill County Commissioners meet Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St. This meeting will also be conducted on Zoom.

Past Pages for May 19 to 21, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Great Basin Urgent Care opens in Fallon

The Fallon Chamber of Commerce recently conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome Great Basin Urgent Care to Churchill County.

Tom Riggins: Who are the racists?

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.

Jeanette Strong: No Asian-Americans need apply

“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)

Bully for the French connection

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.

The Nevada Traveler: The Reno area’s once-thriving mining camp: Poeville

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.

Lady Wave dominate Dayton in doubleheader

Both teams head to this weekend’s league tournament

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.

Carson City supervisors to decide fate of Frontier Motel

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.

Tuesday, May 18

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Carson City Wells Fargo robbed, man arrested 30 minutes later

A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday about 30 minutes after allegedly robbing the East William Street Wells Fargo Bank.

Carson High softball topples McQueen in regional opener

The Senators play at No. 1 Spanish Springs tomorrow

Carson High softball opened up the 2021 Northern Nevada Class 5A regional tournament with a shut down performance against McQueen Tuesday night.

Senators hang with, but fall to Bishop Manogue

Carson baseball is still alive and plays at home Wednesday

Carson High baseball is back at home Wednesday in a win-or-go home contest in the Northern Nevada Class 5A 2021 regional tournament.

Tiger softball through first regional test

Douglas will play at Reed Wednesday

Douglas High softball opened up 2021 Class 5A Northern Nevada regional play with a home game against No. 6 Reno

Gardnerville, Dayton vaccination clinics set

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.

Sisolak signs unclaimed property bill

The bill designed to make it easier for people to get their unclaimed property has been signed by Gov. Steve Sisolak.

Dayton pitcher throws no-hitter

Fallon drops series to league-leading Dayton

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.

Lady Bighorns softball finishes undefeated, hosts Wells in 1A semis

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.

Lady Bighorns LAX eyes playoff run

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.

Greenwave track and field tunes up at Dayton, hosts regional meet

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.

RSVP to host fireworks on July 4 in Carson City

The Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program will be hosting the Fourth of July Fireworks at Mills Park this year.

Judge: Nevada case against online travel companies continues

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.

Nevada unemployment claimants get new verification method

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation is requiring all new applicants for regular unemployment claims to verify their identity through

Carson City Sheriff recognized for adopting policy management standards

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has been awarded gold recognition from Lexipol Connect for Excellence in Law Enforcement Policy Management.

Monday, May 17

Western Nevada College has free English language, high school equivalency prep classes

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.

Bill raising tobacco purchase age to 21 passes Senate

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.

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

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 33 new cases and 24 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Monday.

Stabbing death of Clint Malone ruled justified

After three days of testimony, a three member jury has ruled the stabbing death of Clint Malone justifiable homicide.

Carson City library board has open positions

The Carson City Board of Supervisors is seeking applications for the Carson City Library Board of Trustees.

3.6 quake hits in Tahoe, felt in Carson City

A 3.6 earthquake hit in the middle of Lake Tahoe at 12:24 p.m. Monday

JoAnne Skelly: Tips for a healthy lawn

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.

Motorcycle traffic stop in Washoe Valley results in Douglas arrests

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.

Carson City Toyota to host drive-thru food drive Wednesday

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.

Scuba divers begin 6-month effort to rid Lake Tahoe of trash

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.

Senator offense shines in regular season finale

Regional assignments have been released

Carson High School baseball ended its season on a high note and now turns to its regional assignment to cap the season.

Progressive bills stall in Nevada; activists disappointed

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.

Get Healthy Carson City: Follow the 5 S’s to combat skin cancer

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.

Nevada needs 'crack down' on black-market marijuana, judiciary chairman says

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.

Sunday, May 16

Carson City 8th grader wins AAA Patroller of the Year

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.

Trina Machacek: Obscurity of past jobs

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.

Teri Vance: Kit Carson markers win historic award

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.”

An opportunity to get noticed

Battle Born FC gives players a chance to grow

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.

Western Nevada College notes: Recalling WNCC’s first basketball season

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 approve stimulus funding to restore vacant positions

Lawmakers voted Saturday to restore nearly 500 positions that were originally held vacant because of budget cuts ordered last summer.

Carson High School names prom King and Queen

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.

Fire officials aim to douse blazes fast, avoid megafires

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.

Faith & Insight: In search of a better law

As we observe our Legislature working toward their June deadline with increasing fervor, we might wonder, “Why do we need so many laws?”

Early wildfire season predicted in drought-stricken Nevada

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.

Saturday, May 15

Carson City birth announcements for April 30 to May 6, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for April 30 to May 6, 2021

‘Cocaine’ leads long list of charges, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Guy Farmer: In defense of Liz Cheney

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, was punished for telling the truth. Shame on Republican leadership.

Carson City road report for May 17 to 23, 2021

Carson City road report for May 17 to 23, 2021

The perfect salad for spring/summer (recipe)

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!

Farnworth walk-off caps regular season against Douglas

Senator turn to regional play with regular season over

Carson High's Caydee Farnworth hit a walk-off double to best Douglas, 5-4, Saturday afternoon in nine innings.

Spooner Lake visitors center construction starts Monday

Construction of a new visitors center and amphitheater at Spooner Lake State Park begins Monday.

Past Pages for May 15 to 18, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Nevada Supreme Court ruling knocks $100 million out of available revenue

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.

Roger Diez: Truex has three wins and is favored at Dover

The NASCAR Cup Darlington race last Sunday was entertaining, if only for the throwback paint schemes.

Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute medical providers talk with us about skin cancer. What you need to know about its causes, treatments, and prevention.

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.

Friday, May 14

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Motorcyclist was taken by ambulance to Renown Friday evening

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.

16 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services on Friday reported 16 new cases and 23 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.

PHOTOS: Reno Aces play 1st home game since August 2019

Thursday, for the first time since late August 2019, the Reno Aces played at Greater Nevada Field.

Senator Square: Under the northern lights Carson High prom

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.

Lineup set for Carson City summer concert series

The Brewery Arts Center has announced the Levitt AMP concerts will be returning to Carson City this summer.

Flags to half-staff Saturday to honor fallen peace officers

Gov. Steve Sisolak has ordered all flags in Nevada to half-staff Saturday in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

Lawmakers cut $31 million from corrections budget

The legislative money committees cut $31.7 million in the General Fund from the Department of Corrections budget Friday.

Carson City schools: Masks stay through school year

The Carson City School District will continue wearing masks for the remainder of the school year, the administration announced Friday.

Nevada Democrats unveil renewable energy infrastructure bill

Nevada lawmakers are considering a massive energy infrastructure proposal that would encourage the construction of renewable energy transmission lines and electric vehicle charging stations

Kelly Bullis: Filing an extension

If you haven’t either filed your 2020 return or at least filed an extension, you’re running out of time.

Sierra Lutheran’s four co-valedictorians say time has been well spent

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, Pioneer Crossing partner to bring free books to kids

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.

Thursday, May 13

Active COVID cases fall below 300 in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 14 new cases and 29 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Thursday.

Nevada adopts new CDC mask rules

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.

Nevada vaccine website implants more trackers than any state

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.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack's Bosetti sees remarkable power surge

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.

Fallon softball takes first game of series with Dayton

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.

CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

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 rally nips Fallon in Northern 3A baseball

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 offering COVID-19 shots to kids as young as 12

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.

Higher ed budget cuts approved over GOP objections

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 to be allowed at celebrity golf tourney at Tahoe

Fans will be allowed to return this year to the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, officials confirmed Thursday.

Nevada Supreme Court rejects 2019 Democrat tax extensions

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.

Most Las Vegas Strip resorts open at 100% with regulatory OK

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 teacher receives COVID-delayed national award

Carson High band director Nicolas Jacques received his Milken Award obelisk Wednesday with a visit from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jhone Ebert.

South Carson City Dutch Bros Coffee opening Friday

Dutch Bros Coffee is opening a new location in Carson City, Friday, May 14, at 211 W Appion Way.

Tahoe Restoration Act seeks $415 million for basin

Nevada’s U.S. House delegation joined by California Rep. John Garamendi has introduced the Lake Tahoe Restoration Reauthorization Act.

Sisolak, Cannizzaro say death penalty bill dead this session

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.

Wednesday, May 12

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Letters to the editor for May 12, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal for May 12, 2021

Dennis Cassinelli: Preserving traces of the Great Basin Indians

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.

Carson schools seek donations to aid Jump Start with Western Nevada College

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.

11 new COVID cases; walk-in vaccine clinic Friday in Carson City

Carson City Health and Human Services on Wednesday reported 11 new cases and 27 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region.

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Douglas, Lyon, Storey counties flagged for risk of virus transmission

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.

Summer Medicaid cuts restored by Nevada lawmakers

Lawmakers reviewing human resources budgets voted unanimously Wednesday to restore more than $300 million to the Medicaid budgets.

Briefs: Carson High track performs well, plus area baseball and softball updates

A look at the results of the last week of results for Carson High athletics.

Pitcher-catcher combo leading Douglas softball

Tretton, Blaire driving the Tigers’ into regional play

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.

National Kids to Park Day in Carson City on Saturday

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.

Tribal casinos in Las Vegas seen reaching a milestone moment

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.

Missing Lyon County woman found in Sacramento

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's Marshall to co-chair fiscal study of states

Nevada Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall has been named co-chair of the Council of State Governments Fiscal Health subcommittee.

Nevada Wolf Pack's Bosetti homers in NCAA-record 9th straight game

Nevada's Tyler Bosetti has homered in nine consecutive games, breaking an NCAA Division I record that stood for 30 years.

Past Pages for May 12 to 14, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Prom Closet opens for this year’s special event

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.

Home & Garden show returns for the weekend

Fallon Soroptimists annual event celebrates its 20th year

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.

Guard announces new PAO

1st Lt. Emerson Marcus of Sparks is the Nevada National Guard’s new public affairs officer who will oversee the agency’s communications department.

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.

Free UTV training class set for Friday

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 vaccination, testing schedule

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).

Western Nevada College to receive $4.8 million from American Rescue Plan

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.

Greenwave slip past Spring Creek in 3A baseball

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.

Greenwave track and field wins 3-team meet

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.

Roundup: Payne pitches perfect game, no hitter as Bighorns stay undefeated

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.

Lady Wave sweep Spartans; host Dayton

Fallon’s Northern 3A-East winning streak reaches 7 games

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.

David C. Henley The late Prince Philip was worshipped as a god on a remote Pacific island

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.

The Nevada Traveler: The sad saga of Reno’s Lawton Springs

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.

To CBD or not to CBD is the question

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.

Reno police say double killing appears to be self-defense

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.

Settelmeyer: State has money if Supreme Court rules against tax hike

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.

Tuesday, May 11

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8 new COVID-19 cases in Quad County area Tuesday

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 8 new cases and 32 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.

Mining ban considered to protect sage grouse

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.

Lawmakers call for restoration of K-12 funding cut in governor’s budget

Several members of the money committees objected Tuesday to specific cuts to K-12 education funding in the governor’s recommended budget.

Nevada approves collective bargaining agreement with state cops

Nevada’s Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved the state’s first collective bargaining agreement.

Carson City Sheriff offers tips to avoid vehicle burglary

The best way to protect yourself from a vehicle burglary is to not give the thief a reason to get into your vehicle.

Sisolak pushes expanded state infrastructure bank

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 receives national designation

Carson Tahoe Health has been awarded the Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Judge says he'll have time to hear Nevada execution plan

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

NDOT to host virtual meeting today on future concepts for enhancing U.S. 50 in East Dayton

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.

Sisolak calls for sales tax holiday for Guard members

Gov. Steve Sisolak is calling on lawmakers to create an annual sales tax holiday for members of the Nevada National Guard.

Third annual Carson City Open Studios Tour seeks artists

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.

Parking fees returning at MGM Resorts hotels on Vegas Strip

The move by MGM Resorts International marks the end of free parking that lingered after pandemic-related casino shutdowns.

Monday, May 10

Three Carson High seniors win Lions Club scholarships

The Carson City Host Lions Club awarded scholarships to three students from Carson High School.

Get Healthy Carson City: With strokes, every second counts

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.

Active COVID cases fall below 350 in Quad County area

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

Chicken pot pie and the problem with spices (recipe)

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 encourages further input on strategic plan, equity

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.

Nevada receives rules for spending coronavirus funding

Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday the state has received the federal guidance for how Nevada can spend the American Rescue Plan funding.

South Lake Tahoe boat ramp closed due to low water levels

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.

Carson High junior awarded aviation scholarship

Mackenzie Tackett is a junior at Carson High School. One of her many passions is aviation.

Carson High sophomore awarded $10,000 EAA scholarship

Carson High School sophomore Spenser Bray knew from an early age that he would be an engineer and aviator.

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Spearman, LGBTQ+ champion, pushes ERA, sees current time as 'revelation'

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.

Class 5A soccer all-region teams

The Class 5A boys and girls soccer all-region teams.

Shelly Aldean: Cutting the technology addiction

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.

'It's crazy busy': Business booming for veterinary industry, animal hospitals

“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.”

Sunday, May 9

Trina Machacek: One piece of clothing at a time

If you know your closet or dresser you know exactly where your favorite shirt or pants or cut-offs live.

Nevada Extension offering wildfire prep webinars

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.

Geologic history and waterfalls in Genoa

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.

Kelly Bullis: Money for small businesses

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.

Faith & Insight: Mary: The role model for all moms

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-daughter pairs in Carson City schools teach, reach together

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.

Pimentals of Carson City celebrate 60th anniversary

Jesse and Susan “SUPI” Pimental of Carson City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday.

Saturday, May 8

Letters to the Editor for May 8, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City birth announcements for April 6 to 28, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for April 6 to 28, 2021

Guy Farmer: President Biden’s socialist manifesto

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.

Carson City road report for May 10 to 16, 2021

Carson City road report for May 10 to 16, 2021

Twice as nice

Carson High walks-off twice against Reed

The Carson High baseball team had a little flair for the dramatic Saturday in its winning efforts.

JoAnne Skelly: Spring revelations

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.

AG wants ability to probe practices of law enforcement agencies

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.

Jim Valentine: Comparing 2005 market to today’s

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.

Jim Valentine: When you have to sell to buy today

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.

Past Pages for May 8 to 11, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Misconduct allegations shadow smart city proposal in Storey County

A former school teacher has sued the CEO of a major cryptocurrency company that wants to build a smart city in the Nevada desert

Roger Diez: NASCAR playoff field filling up

There are now 10 winners out of 11 races in the NASCAR Cup series as Kyle Busch took the win at Kansas last Sunday.

Friday, May 7

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Best of Carson City nominations run through June 6

Nominations for the Nevada Appeal’s annual Best of Carson City awards will be accepted through June 6.

21 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 21 new cases and 22 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Friday.

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Senator Square: Little Orphan Annie visits Carson High

No one has to tell you this year has been tough, but it has been especially tough for those in the performing arts.

Briefs: Carson baseball and softball turn to big weekend series, Dayton High updates

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 tennis and cross country teams released

Local all-region teams for tennis and cross country

Judge says he might block Nevada setting execution date

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 higher ed system moves toward vaccination requirement

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.

Report finds Vegas-area home prices setting monthly records

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.

Western Nevada College art exhibit includes 64 students

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.

4.8 earthquake hits Truckee

A magnitude 4.87 earthquake hit near Independence Lake north of Truckee on Thursday night.

Compromise preserves some funding for Douglas County youth camps

Lawmakers Friday accepted a compromise plan to fund the China Spring/Aurora Pines youth camps in Douglas County.

Thursday, May 6

Carson can't best Spanish Springs in seventh-inning drama

Carson High baseball tangled with Spanish Springs May 6, 2021 in a Class 5A contest in Carson City.

Mile High Jazz Band presents outdoor dinner show May 11 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.

COVID-19 claims Carson City woman; Quad County total at 226

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

Memorial honors Nevada Highway Patrol sergeant slain by a motorist he stopped to help

Peace officers from nearly every agency in the state gathered at the capital Thursday to honor three who died this past year.

Prom Closet at Stuf n’ Such

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.

Carson City supervisors end local COVID-19 restrictions

The Carson City Board of Supervisors on Thursday removed the remaining local COVID-19 restrictions, effective immediately.

Joe Santoro: The detrimental drama of Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers, maybe for the first time in his fairytale life, needs to grow up.

No opposition to bill making no-knock warrants much harder to get

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 up 2.8 percent in February compared to a year ago

Taxable sales increased 2.8 percent in February, finishing the month at $4.92 billion.

CEDA breakfast is May 12

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

Sandwich chain Togo’s to open in Sparks, plans larger Northern NV expansion

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.

Dennis Cassinelli: Panaca: One town, two states

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.

Mother’s Day Plant Sale hosted by The Greenhouse Project

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.)

For first time, National Teacher of Year from Nevada

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.

Sisolak: State able to add millions to budget due to handling of pandemic

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.

Wednesday, May 5

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Real ID deadline extended another two years

The federal Homeland Security Department has decided to again extend the deadline for people to get a Real ID-compliant driver’s license.

Trina Machacek: Seating arrangements

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.

14 new COVID cases; walk-in vaccinations Thursday in Gardnerville

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 approaching 2 million doses administered

Nevada has now administered 1.94 million doses of coronavirus vaccines.

Nevada lawmakers balk at overhead costs in funding teacher projects

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.

2021 Carson City Scavenger Hunt underway

The Carson City Historic Resource Commission has organized the 2021 Scavenger Hunt as part of Historic Preservation and Archeological Awareness Month.

Sen. Rosen, head of new tourism panel, visits Vegas Strip

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.

Carson City CVS offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations

The Carson City CVS Pharmacy is now accepting walk-in COVID-19 appointments with no appointment necessary.

Carson Lake and Pasture becomes Nevada’s newest Wildlife Management Area

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.

Commissioners approve 2020 Master Plan

Commission chairman said the plan is a guideline for the county’s future

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.

Museum names new director

Hedgpeth brings her passion for history and the West to Churchill County

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.

USDA announces $490 million for rural water, energy and infrastructure

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.

Nevada lawmakers debate public health care option proposal

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

School district recognizes Month of Military Child

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.

Beaches and BBQs: Planning for a safe, vaccinated summer

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 vaccination, testing schedule

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)

Past Pages for May 5 to 7, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Tom Riggins: Our House of Cards

Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham said, “Remember that history always repeats itself. Every great bubble in history has broken. There are no exceptions.”

Jeanette Strong: What is it to you?

“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.

Steve Ranson: A mentor with an eye for community news

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.

The Nevada Traveler: The story of Reno’s gone-but-not-forgotten Moana Hot Springs

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?

Perfect protective pouches

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 Lady Wave’s hit parade

Fallon bangs out 30 hits to sweep doubleheader against Elko

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.

Fallon takes series against Elko

Greenwave entertain Spring Creek this weekend

ELKO — Fallon split a doubleheader Saturday with Elko in Northern 3A East baseball, taking the first game 13-9 but losing the second game.

Oasis Academy softball stays perfect, girls lacrosse wins opener

The Oasis Academy softball team continued its unbeaten streak by sweeping Virginia City and Whittell in a pair of doubleheaders.

Fallon track team competes in Winnemucca, hosts 1st meet on Saturday

Spring Creek took home the gold in Saturday’s three-team league meet in Winnemucca.

4-H offers summer camps to keep youth engaged and learning

University of Nevada, Reno Extension continues tradition of offering overnight and day camps

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.

Carson City Board of Supervisors meet Thursday

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.

Reno company sees revenue triple as LLC formations surge

"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.

Tuesday, May 4

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Economic Forum adds $900 million to revenue projections

The Economic Forum on Tuesday added more than $900 million to projected General Fund revenues this budget cycle.

11 new COVID-19 cases in Quad County area Tuesday

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 11 new cases and 20 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Tuesday.

3 Vegas casinos fully opening after 80% worker vaccinations

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.

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Sisolak adopts CDC changes allowing people to remove masks in certain cases

Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued a directive amending his mask mandates to allow people to go without in certain situations.

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Briefs: Carson softball, baseball update

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 regaining normalcy

Silver State Gymnastics Academy in Carson City is regaining its sense of normalcy in the competitive gymnastics realm.

Biden administration fights deadline for Nevada wildflower protection

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

All Nevada counties now have local COVID-19 control

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.

Amodei at crossroads: Will he run for governor in 2022?

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.

One intruder injured, another dead in unrelated shootings over consecutive mornings

Douglas County deputies and East Fork medics are on scene of a shooting on Topaz Ranch Drive this morning.

Northern Nevada courses teed up to drive revenue growth in 2021

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.

Don't jaywalk with outstanding warrants, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Monday, May 3

Jim Hartman: Supporting Barbara Cegavske

Nevadans have been well-served by the political fortitude and personal courage of Barbara Cegavske.

Active COVID cases drop back below 400 in Quad County area

Carson City Health and Human Services reported 12 new cases and 20 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Monday.

Carson City Sheriff's Office focuses on resources to battle addiction

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

Suspect dead in Stagecoach standoff, Lyon County Sheriff's Office says

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.

New exhibition at Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum

The Stewart Indian School Cultural Center & Museum announces a new exhibit in the Great Basin Native Artists Gallery.

Carson High announces in-person graduation

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.

Kelly Bullis: IRS going after crypto tax cheats

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.

Carson City schools seek community opinions at Tuesday meeting

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.

Ronni Hannaman: Nevada’s rich history defines Carson City

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.

Coworking spaces open across region, including Carson City

The number of coworking spaces worldwide is projected to reach almost 20,000 in 2021 and hit 40,000 by 2024

Sunday, May 2

Richard Snyder: A time to honor heroes

The 25nd annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will start at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 6 on the Capitol Grounds.

Teri Vance: Confession: I’m vaccinated

Friday marked two weeks since my second Moderna shot, and I feel … vaccinated.

Capital City Arts student exhibition ‘Spring Forward’ at the Brick

The Capital City Arts Initiative exhibition, Spring Forward, is at the Community Development Building (“The Brick”), 108 E. Proctor St., through May 20.

Western Nevada College ranked in best online project management programs

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.

Faith & Insight: Hard of hearing?

I don’t always hear everything that is said to me. Sometimes it’s a blessing, sometimes it’s a real difficulty.

Carson City schools: Response to possible return to classes 'overwhelming'

The Carson City School Board elected to maintain the district’s current hybrid model

Saturday, May 1

Carson City senior center boosts local vaccinations

The Carson City Senior Citizens Center has helped boost vaccination numbers by hosting a weekly vaccination clinic for 450 people throughout March and April

Guy Farmer: Don’t defund the police, defend the police

Don't defund the police; defend the police and correct their acknowledged shortcomings.

Carson City road report for May 3 to 9, 2021

Carson City road report for May 3 to 9, 2021

Nevada lawmakers OK budgets, prep for end-of-session sprint

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.

Rep. Titus predicts Nevada tourism will come back 'with a vengeance'

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.

Carson City students get new shoes, take new steps

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.

Lisa Wetzel and Jim Valentine: Buying with alternatives to cash

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.

Past Pages for May 1 to 4, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Nevada COVID task force winding down as counties reopen

Nevada’s COVID-19 Task Force will begin the process of winding down Saturday as local governments assume management of the pandemic.

Roger Diez: Keselowski wins while Logano survives

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.