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Tuesday, November 30

Senators drop league opener to Bishop Manogue

Carson High and Bishop Manogue squared off to open up the Class 5A North league season Tuesday night.

Storey County COVID transmission risk downgraded

Three Nevada counties are now listed as low risk for transmission of the coronavirus.

Nevada basketball coach Alford has COVID, will miss next 3 games

Nevada men’s basketball head coach Steve Alford has tested positive for COVID-19

Remains identified as Carson City man missing since 2013

Christopher Cash, a 55-year-old Carson resident, was reported missing Aug. 1, 2013.

Mountain West notes: Norvell says Elijah Cooks coming back for 6th year

Elijah Cooks is coming back for his sixth season.

450,000 acres of Nevada treated for wildfires in past 2 years

For the first time in more than a decade, more acres were treated than burned by wildfires.

Report: Vegas police quietly give jailed immigrants to feds

Advocates say the policy toward nonviolent offenders runs contrary to public position.

Lessons learned from the Caldor Fire at Tahoe

Caldor scorched an area larger than New York City as it traveled more than 40 miles.

Monday, November 29

Letters to the Editor for November 27, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Nov. 27, 2021

Henderson Mayor Debra March to run for lieutenant governor

March has served on Henderson's city council since 2009 and as mayor since 2017.

Silver & Snowflakes: With Max the Grinch was lonely no more

What kind of dog would want an owner like the Grinch? Dogs, we all know, are the friendly and loving sort and just want to please their owner, even if that owner is named the Grinch.

Wolf Pack grades: Nevada closes on high note at Colorado State

There is not a player who has had a better season than Carson Strong.

Silver & Snowflakes: Santa could be your neighbor!

Santa doesn’t always live at the North Pole, you know! Like many other families, he likes to travel and if he really likes a place, he and Mrs. Claus buy a second home and make that their home away from the frigid North Pole after the holidays.

Nevada transportation projects expected to get funding

The state will receive $83.5 million in the current fiscal year.

Silver & Snowflakes: Holiday Trivia Quiz:

If you get most of the answers correct, why not call Santa directly and tell him how smart you are and what you want for Christmas. He loves to hear from you and be sure to tell him. But you may get his answering machine since, as you can imagine, Santa and his elves are very busy this time of year.

Mountain West rankings: San Diego State back on top

The Nevada Appeal’s Mountain West football rankings for the week of Nov. 29:

Victorian Dancers will perform at Holiday Treat concert Dec. 12.

The 38th annual Holiday Treat concert will be Dec. 12.

Silver & Snowflakes: Share the Holiday Spirit by giving

Many of us will never have to experience food insecurity or lack a roof over our heads. There are many not quite as fortunate who seek your donations to make spirits brighter this holiday season.

Nevada solar project racks up big fines for blowing dust

Project has been fined nearly $220,000 since April.

Trina Machacek: Travel envy and politeness

Here’s to us using all our fingers when waving at passing travelers.

Supervisors to look at Carson City community health

Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Community Center.

Sunday, November 28

Jim Hartman: Nevada’s appalling gerrymander

Democrats assured one-party rule in Nevada for at least the next decade.

WebstaurantStore, Miles Construction team on Dayton expansion

Upon completion of the structure, WebstaurantStore will have a more than 900,000 square feet of infrastructure

Silver & Snowflakes: Holiday events in Carson City

For complete information to include times and costs go to: http://www.carsoncitychamber.com/spotlight/details/activities_in_carson_city

Silver & Snowflakes: O Christmas Tree thank you for your service!

There are about 890 trees surrounding the immediate Capitol Building on Capitol Square and more than 4,200 trees throughout the entire 274-acre Capitol Grounds, but the most special tree of all is the capital Christmas tree.

Silver & Snowflakes: Santa does love those cookies and milk

How in the world can Santa possibly eat all the cookies and drink all the milk given to him by the children of Carson City?

Nevada Highway Patrol adopts Nevada State Police as new name

Public Safety announced all divisions are designated as part of the state police.

Jim Valentine: Corners, septics and more

Be in touch with your neighbor once in a while.

Faith & Insight: Growing in gratitude

Remember what the Lord has done to save you, and be grateful.

Carson schools roll out plan to purchase electric buses

Carson City School District is finalizing a contract with NV Energy to purchase two electric school buses.

Saturday, November 27

Back on the hardwood

Carson boys hoops completes first contest in 21 months

Carson High kicked off its regular season, bringing the Dayton Dust Devils to town Saturday.

Guy Farmer: President Biden fans the flames of inflation

Biden's plan to tax and spend his way out of inflation isn't working.

Carson City road report for November 29 to December 5, 2021

Carson City road report for November 29 to December 5, 2021

Silver & Snowflakes: New holiday décor allows for face time

It might be a bit difficult to take a selfie at one of the new holiday photo-op sites newly installed for this holiday season for it may be difficult to get your arms around the bear, penguin, or reindeer. You’ll just have to rely on the old-fashioned method of having someone take your very cute holiday photo.

Coat drive a boon to Carson City students in transition

Drive distributed about 1,000 coats, 2,000 pairs of socks and 1,000 board games.

Silver & Snowflakes: Holiday greetings from Mayor Lori Bagwell

I am so excited that Carson City and the State of Nevada can once again host the Silver and Snowflakes Festival of Lights ceremony on the Capitol Grounds on Friday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 pm.

Silver & Snowflakes: Happy Holidays from the Carson City Chamber

For many of us it has been a long 20 months trying to figure out what we can and cannot do when it comes to holding safe events. As you know, for the safety of our children school was closed last year and the annual Silver and Snowflakes Festival of Lights was cancelled for 2020, the first year it has been cancelled since 1988.

Kelly Bullis: Gig economy tax tips

Thoughts for you “gig workers” to consider when it comes to tax matters.

Past Pages for Nov.28-30, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Toxic cables to be pulled from Tahoe under settlement

"All of the cables are damaged and discharging lead into Lake Tahoe," the lawsuit said.

Roger Diez: 2 races left in Formula 1 season

British oddsmakers revise their predictions for the driving championship winner.

Friday, November 26

Rural Nevada residents file lawsuit against new district map

The maps split rural Nye County into three state Assembly districts.

Senator Square: FCA Lift Christmas trees have arrived

FCA Area Director Timothy Plummer has again brought Christmas trees to Carson City

Battered Wolf Pack heads to Colorado State

Pack plays in Fort Collins against the Rams on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Trooper shoots, wounds suspect in Washoe Valley hit-and-run

The State Police said the trooper was not injured.

Heaton leads Senator football all-region selections

Carson High School linebacker Ben Heaton picked up a grand honor for his play at linebacker this fall.

2021 Carson City ornament now available

Warren Engine Co. No. 1 is featured on this year’s Carson City Historical Building Ornament Collectable.

Nevada DMV says go online Monday, not in person

The Monday after Thanksgiving is traditionally the department’s busiest day.

Thursday, November 25

New locations open for two Carson City businesses

Dubois Health Food Center is at 1851 N. Carson St., and Doggie Days Day Care is at 2405 S. Curry St.

CCUSBC donates $3,500 to Honor Flight Nevada

The donation was made at a tournament at Carson Lanes with 103 entrants

Drunk on a bike at night just the start, Carson sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Ken Beaton: Thanksgiving Jeopardy

This year is not the 400th Thanksgiving anniversary in the New World.

Carson school trustees increase performance pay fund

Trustees raised annual pay for performance from $100,000 to $500,000.

Wednesday, November 24

Dennis Cassinelli: The Como Mining area

The Como post office opened on Dec. 30, 1879, and closed Jan. 3, 1881.

7 COVID-19 deaths in Carson City, Douglas County

CCHHS also reported 327 new cases

Task force arrests alleged sex offender in South Lake Tahoe

Gordon Golding is wanted on 43 counts of sex crimes including sexual abuse and sexual conduct with a minor.

Joe Santoro: Can Norvell lead Pack to a Mountain West title?

The 2021 Nevada Wolf Pack football team, no doubt, will accomplish some special things.

Carson City Community Thanksgiving promises food and friends

The free meal will go from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Nugget.

Gonzalez named keeper of the year

Carson High boys' soccer had several players make the all-region teams this fall, including the goalkeeper of the year.

Linda Marrone: Turn extra pumpkin into cookies

“If you want to find happiness, find gratitude.”

Past Pages for November 24 to 26, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Small Business Saturday: Chamber, CEDA encourage residents to spend their shopping dollars in Fallon

Turkey, family and shopping. These are three traditions associated with the Thanksgiving holiday, especially the shopping season which extends four more weeks.

Council appoints police chief

Alexander brings more than two decades of experience to the position

A veteran police captain with more than 20 years of experience in community law enforcement has been appointed Fallon’s new police chief.

Solis resigns WNC post

College president accepts similar position in Texas

Western Nevada President Vincent Solis is returning to his native Texas after accepting a similar position at Brazosport College south of Houston.

Holiday events

Most businesses are closed on Thursday, and state, county and city government offices are closed on both Thursday and Friday. Federal government offices are closed Thursday. Both post offices resume their regular hours on Friday and Saturday. Naval Air Station Fallon operates on its holiday schedule.

Word named NASB Administrator of the Year

A Churchill County educator was recognized Nov. 13 as the Nevada Association of School Boards’ Administrator of the Year at the organization’s annual conference.

Torvik’s wildlife photography exhibit opens at WNC

Western Nevada College in Fallon welcomes Vella Torvik’s wildlife photography. It is displayed in the campus gallery through Dec. 15.

Oasis Academy recognizes Veterans Day

Oasis is proud to honor and recognize the men and women who are serving and have served in the U.S. military on Nov. 10 for Veterans Day.

WNC News and Notes: Churchill County meets new Fallon campus director

New Western Nevada College Fallon Campus Director Jessica Rowe saw many welcoming faces at a meet-and-greet luncheon Nov. 17 on the Fallon campus.

The Nevada Traveler: Sodaville: Home of the rare and once endangered milkvetch

You also can’t find Pepsi or Mountain Dew or any other brand of soft drink. Despite its frothy name, Sodaville owes its existence to the presence of two mineralized hot springs that flow in the area (hence the name) and a railroad’s need for a station in the area.

The dog goddess answers Sam’s prayer

Thanksgiving is Thursday, and it is our family’s favorite holiday. Who doesn’t love succulent turkey, snow white mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie? Of course, we always share memories of grand family gatherings.

In time for the holidays: Can certain foods increase stress and anxiety?

When you get stressed or anxious, do you reach for something salty or sweet, or do you lace up and go for a walk or run? For many who feel stressed or anxious, especially during times like these, our natural instinct is to reach for foods (and drinks) for comfort and maybe even for an escape.

Nevada Air Guard to deploy for overseas airlift mission

The Reno-based 152nd Airlift Wing operates C-130 Hercules aircraft.

Williams named Offensive POY

Wave scores 8 on all-region team, 18 on all-league after reaching state semifinals

After reaching the playoffs for the third-straight season, the Greenwave football team was well represented on the all-region and all-league teams as announced by the Northern 3A coaches.

Tuesday, November 23

Guzman pleads guilty to Carson charges, wrapping up his plea deal

Wilber Ernesto Martinez Guzman completed his plea agreement with Washoe, Douglas and Carson City on Tuesday.

Notes: Pack’s Turner says this might not be the end

“I’m not saying it’s the last time we’re all going to play together."

Truck was towing double max weight in Carson City crash that killed Dayton couple

Roney Gonzalez Otazo faces multiple charges including two counts of reckless driving causing death.

Sugar Bowl third Tahoe ski resort to delay opening

Sugar Bowl, on the north side of Lake Tahoe, had planned to open Friday.

Nevada law enforcement focuses on seat belt enforcement

Campaign will begin Wednesday and run through Monday

Nevada prisons: 76% of corrections workers had vaccine shots

49 inmates and 3 staff members have died after contracting the coronavirus.

Monday, November 22

Wolf Pack Grades: Nevada’s Strong inspired in predictable loss

Grading Nevada’s 41-39 triple-overtime loss to Air Force.

Nevada average gas price hits $4, according to GasBuddy

Prices reached an average of $4.01 per gallon but appear set for a decline.

Postal Service releases Christmas mailing deadlines

The U.S. Postal Service has released its 2021 Holiday Shipping Dates

Mountain West rankings: Boise is back

The more things change in the Mountain West, the more they seem to revert to the Boise State.

Jim Valentine: A time for thanks

It’s that time of year again when the collective conscience of the nation is essentially focused on thanks.

Biden mulls reversing Trump rules on sage grouse

The species has suffered drastic declines due to oil and gas drilling, grazing, wildfires and other pressures.

Letters to the Editor for November 20, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal for Nov. 20, 2021

Pennington Life Center closed due to COVID outbreak

The William N. Pennington Life Center has been determined to be in a current COVID-19 outbreak with more than two positive cases and an inability to identify all contacts.

$334M Rochester mine expansion project on track in Northern Nevada

Coeur is investing $334 million on the mine expansion project, which should be close to complete in late 2022.

Sunday, November 21

Chas Macquarie: Fossil fuel company hypocrisy

70% of Americans think corporations should do more to address global warming.

Thousands of giant sequoias killed in California wildfires

Fires in Sequoia National Park and the surrounding national forest torched an estimated 2,261 to 3,637 sequoias

Subaru Share the Love Event will help Carson City’s seniors

Carson City Senior Center and Meals on Wheels Carson City will be participating in the 2021 Subaru Share the Love Event.

Non-profit: Nevada 20th in nation for highway system condition

The non-profit Reason Foundation’s annual highway report ranks Nevada’ 20th in the nation for the condition of its highway system.

Sparks Democrat Julia Ratti resigns from Nevada Senate

Ratti has represented District 13 since being appointed to the Senate in 2016.

Brandon Meredith: End-of-year tips for gig workers

Having a gig small business could be a great flexible business opportunity.

Faith & Insight: Happy Thanksgiving

This time of the year, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving.

Nevada unemployment trust fund beginning to recover

At the start of the pandemic, that fund had about $2 billion in it.

Saturday, November 20

Carson City birth announcements for Oct. 27 to Nov. 11, 2021

Carson City birth announcements Oct. 27 - Nov. 11, 2021

Guy Farmer: The show must go on

Producer/Director Stephanie Arrigotti and her production team lived that old show business slogan earlier this month when they presented "Once Upon a Mattress" at the Community Center despite seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

Carson City road report for November 22 to 28, 2021

Carson City road report for November 22 to 28, 2021

Carson City author debuts children’s book in her elf costume

Monica Marcinko is spreading holiday cheer with her book, “I Want to be an Elf.”

Nevada judge hears testimony on firing squad execution

Zane Michael Floyd's lawyers are required to offer an alternate method of execution.

Past Pages for November 20 to 23, 2021

Past Pages for November 20 to 23, 2021

Kelly Bullis: Income averaging for farmers

For you REAL farmers and ranchers out there, Congress just loves to handout special tax breaks.

Hycroft Mine lays off half its workforce, ceases operations

The decision to lay off 109 workers and cease operations at the Hycroft Mine west of Winnemucca is a "result of current and expected ongoing cost pressures," company officials said.

Your Top Cosmetic Injection Questions Answered by Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute Dermatologists

With the holidays approaching, you start looking into outfit options, menus, grocery lists, and gift lists. Many women (and men) like to prepare for the holidays by treating themselves to a little TLC in the form of cosmetic injections. One of our local cosmetic dermatology experts from the Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute answers your top questions about neurotoxin injections and fillers.

Roger Diez: Hamilton's run sets the benchmark

The battle for the 2021 Formula 1 championship narrowed last Sunday in Brazil.

Friday, November 19

Wildland Fire Prevention to be discussed at the Rotary Club of Carson City meeting

Learn how you can reduce the risk of a wildland fire damaging your home at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting. Carson City Fire Department Wildland Fuels Officer Rodd Rummel will give a presentation on Fire and Fuel Reductions to Rotarians and guests. The public is welcome to attend the meeting which takes place Tuesday, November 23 at noon in the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom.

Update: Trio of juveniles in custody in vehicle theft spree

Douglas County investigators are looking into the three vehicle thefts and a dozen vehicle burglaries from Topaz Ranch Estates to Minden that occurred over Thursday night

Nevada says COVID-19 boosters now available to all adults

State health officials said COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are now available for all Nevada adults.

Nevada student suing over university vaccination mandates

Jonah Gold claims there is no solid evidence that people who recover from COVID-19 ever lose their immunity.

Mount Rose beautiful, but it still has its thorns

Mount Rose is the third tallest peak in the Tahoe Basin at 10,776 feet.

Learn More about ‘The Alamo,’ ‘Isaac Newton’ on Nov. 19-20 at WNC’s Observatory

Learning doesn’t stop on Friday afternoon at Western Nevada College. Northern Nevada lecturer Mike Thomas makes sure of that! The community is invited to attend Thomas’ free presentations on “The Alamo” and “Sir Isaac Newton” this weekend at WNC’s Jack C. Davis Observatory.

NSHE students can choose from variety of topics in Virtual Leadership Summit on Nov. 20

Learning from and associating with successful professionals can change the lives of Nevada System of Higher Education students on Saturday, Nov. 20.

Dolan Auto Group donates $50,000 to Carson City schools

Eight of 10 schools in Carson City received funding.

Democrat Aaron Sims enters State Senate District 16 race

Aaron Sims said Friday he will run for State Senate District 16, representing Carson City. Sims, a Democrat, ran for Carson City mayor in 2020.

Thursday, November 18

Letters to the editor for November 17, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City releases redistricting map with community survey

Carson City is redrawing its ward boundaries in light of the 2020 Census. The city released the proposed maps with a community survey Thursday afternoon.

Carson, Douglas, Lyon report COVID-19 deaths

Three deaths were in Carson City, two in Lyon County and one in Douglas County.

Carson City supervisors approve car wash water use

City officials emphasized Metro’s site is large enough to support more than one business.

Carson sheriff seeks driver that pulled down phone line

The suspect drives an early 2015 to 2020 black Dodge Ram pickup.

Nevada adds 11,200 jobs in October

Nevada added 11,200 jobs in October as the state continues to recover from the pandemic.

Carson High School HOSA students donate to cancer foundation

The students were encouraged to donate to their favorite teacher they would like to see dressed in “All Pink.”

Suspect in Vegas homicide arrested in Carson City

The 35-year-old transient was arrested in Carson City on Tuesday.

Senator girls’ soccer places three on all-region list

Carson High girls soccer had three players earn a spot on the all-region teams for the fall of 2021.

Carson City lunch highlights affordable housing shortage

The Soups On! luncheon provided a look at Carson City’s affordable housing situation.

Carson City grad rate increases, state average falls

Carson City School District’s graduation rate was 85.71% in 2021.

Sheriff: Carson City jail inmate slaps other inmate, gets more charges

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday, November 17

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Notice to Creditors

The Great American Smokeout: Your Journey to Quitting

Start or plan your journey towards a smoke-free lifestyle.

Contrasting style: Air Force vs. Nevada Wolf Pack

Nevada leads the Mountain West in passing yards per game. Air Force leads the nation in rushing yards per game.

The 32nd annual Nutcracker Ballet coming to Carson City Community Center

Show times will be 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Joe Santoro: Pack fans left rooting for UNLV

It is time for Pack fans to put on a red sweater and become UNLV fans.

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Application for Water

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Application for Water

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Application for Water

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

Salvation Army Turkey Drop in Carson City on Thursday

The Salvation Army of Carson City and The Salvation Army of Washoe County will host their annual Operation Turkey Drop on Thursday.

Vegas judge begins hearings on execution plan

The "most serious proceeding that can possibly be in front of this court."

Carson City Prison Hill OHV area closed for construction

Prison Hill Off Highway Vehicle area is closed for the trail improvements and stabilization project.

Past Pages for November 17 to 19, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Amodei uncertain if 2022 NDAA includes Fallon range modernization

Congressman said committee is addressing cultural and warfighting needs

Speaking before the Fallon Rotary Club on Nov. 9, Congressman Mark Amodei, R-Congressional Dist. 2, said he doesn’t know if the modernization proposal for the Fallon Range Training Complex will be included in discussion this week as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2022.

Voice of the Greenwave inducted into Hall of Fame

The Voice of the Greenwave was inducted into the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

Moapa Valley’s 4th-quarter push ends Fallon’s season

Wave finishes as top-four team after battling COVID, injuries

The defense held as long as it could but Fallon’s inconsistent offense couldn’t keep up as Moapa Valley stayed unbeaten this season after a 42-21 win in Saturday’s 3A state semifinal game.

CEDA honors individuals who made a difference

Awards presented for achievements over a lifetime of service in Churchill County

The Churchill Entrepreneurial Development Association presented its 2021 awards to individuals who made a difference in Churchill County not only during the year but also during a lifetime of service.

Commissioners meet Wednesday

The Churchill County Commissioners meet Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St., Suite 145.

AROUND THE COMMUNITY

American Legion Post 16, its auxiliary, other military organizations and volunteers will deliver Meals on Wheels dinners on Thanksgiving since the William N. Pennington Life Center (senior center) will be closed.

Jeanette Strong: Understanding among all men

“…let us earnestly and humbly pray that He will continue to guide and sustain us in the great unfinished tasks of achieving peace, justice, and understanding among all men and nations and of ending misery and suffering wherever they exist.” President John. F. Kennedy, Thanksgiving proclamation, 1963.

Tom Riggins: Corrupted English

John Locke said “Language is the great bond that holds society together.” Today we are witnessing a corruption of our language, effectively destroying that bond. There are several reasons for this, but all of them have a common goal, “to darken truth and unsettle people’s rights,” as Locke put it.

The Nevada Traveler: Peter Lassen’s final resting place

It’s peaceful at Peter Lassen’s gravesite near Susanville, Calif.

Conservation funding aims to help agricultural producers

Apply by Nov. 19 for fiscal year 2022 EQIP and AMA Funding

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is offering financial and technical assistance to help agricultural producers apply conservation practices on their private land as well as their public land allotments.

Churchill County Board of School Trustees meet Wednesday

A regular meeting of the Churchill County Board of School Trustees will be held Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. on the virtual platform of GotoWebinar and at 690 S. Maine St., Fallon.

Extension provides free bilingual virtual resources for small business owners

The University of Nevada, Reno Extension recently launched a virtual classroom to deliver free learning resources to current and future small business owners in Nevada to provide information on fundamental business concepts.

Women selected to Farm2Food Accelerator program

Ten Nevada women have been announced for the Farm2Food Accelerator program, which began Nov. 3.

Reasons your dog Bogarts the couch

Watson here, it came to my attention the other day that my dad is a couch hog. That’s right, he has the biggest piece of the couch, and I have to adjust my body to fit the remaining space. To hear him tell it, I am the couch hog who is bogarting the couch.

County offers Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

Patients must be eligible and be referred from their primary care physician

To complement its COVID-19 testing and vaccine services, Churchill County now offers a treatment option for eligible individuals through its outpatient Monoclonal Antibody Therapy clinic.

Carson school district advertising superintendent position

Superintendent Richard Stokes is retiring in June.

Pioneer High freshman seventh at Wooster debate tournament

Ragan competed in congressional debate.

Placemats for Meals on Wheels Program

Capitol Quilters and Clear Creek Quilters made more than 450 placemats for the Carson City Meals on Wheels Program.

Tuesday, November 16

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Public Utilities Commission NV Energy

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Western Nevada College president hired by Texas school

Vincent Solis has accepted the presidency at Brazosport College in Richwood, Texas.

Special session ends, legislative and congressional maps approved

On a party line vote, the Nevada Legislature approved legislative and congressional district maps.

Carson City HHS to end COVID-19 testing Nov. 29

Nov. 17 will be the last community-based COVID-19 testing event and Nov. 29 will be the final day of testing.

Notebook: Nevada run game among worst in nation

Nevada coach Jay Norvell insists he understands the value of running the ball well.

Carson City Toyota supports veterans through Campagni Cares

The Campagni Cares program is in the final few months of the year.

Land wranglers trailblazed Carson City’s Open Space program

The 1996 Quality of Life Initiative passed a sales tax that gave birth to Open Space in 2000.

L.A.-based graphene battery manufacturer plans major expansion to TRIC

Nanotech Energy eyes 1,000-plus jobs in next five years

Dr. Jack Kavanaugh, CEO of Nanotech Energy, says the 517-acre Storey County facility “will help power the world.”

Special Session: Assembly committee approves amendment to redistricting maps

Hispanics still unhappy with district

The Senate late Sunday passed the redistricting bill designating congressional, state Senate and Assembly. Senate Bill 1 was approved 12-9 on a party line vote and immediately transmitted to the Assembly.

Monday, November 15

Oh! So close: Nevada good, but not good enough

Grading the Wolf Pack’s 23-21 loss to San Diego State.

Vegas man to admit voting twice in November 2020 election

Donald "Kirk" Hartle is expected to pay a $2,000 fine and receive the equivalent of one year of probation.

Bail remains high for driver in fatal Carson City wreck

Roney Ronaldo Gonzalez-Otazo, 25, will likely remain in jail while the case against him proceeds.

Aztecs top Pack, top Mountain West rankings

San Diego State unleashed all of its firepower on Nevada this past Saturday night.

Carson’s Miller looks to continue breaking records at Div. II level

Carson High pole vaulter Kai Miller is headed to the Colorado School of Mines next year with plenty of high hopes.

Taggart to continue golf career at next level

Carson High boys golfer, Lukas Taggart, has penned his commitment to The Colorado School of Mines prior to his senior spring season.

Farnworth inks commitment to Fort Lewis

Carson High softball will send another player to the collegiate ranks as Caydee Farnworth plans to pitch and hit at the next level.

Judge won't reconsider tribes' bid to block Nevada mine

U.S. District Judge Miranda Du refused the request by the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony and the Oregon-based Burns Paiute Tribe.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Classy Seconds

There are no worries about the sluggish supply chain.

Reno-Sparks median home price increases to $540,000

October's median price of $540,000 is up 44 percent from three years ago – and up 300 percent from January 2012, when prices bottomed out at $135,000 on the heels of the Great Recession.

Thanksgiving safety from the Carson City Fire Department

Welcome to the inaugural column of “Ask a Firefighter.”

Special Session: Amendments slow the pace of redistricting while the GOP says their plan treats all better

The special session was stalled Sunday as staff worked to draft amendments called for during a daylong hearing on the Democratic majority’s maps.

Carson City supervisors to hear water use appeal

Metro Carwash goes before supervisors Thursday to hear an appeal of their water use application.

Sunday, November 14

Trina Machacek: Curtains vs. drapes

Money in a marriage. It needs to all go in one pot.

Native American enrollment up at Western Nevada College

Native American student enrollment is growing at Western Nevada College with a 22 percent increase within this demographic over the past year.

Cortez Masto announces $13.55 million in grants for tourism and travel in Nevada

She said the goal is to make sure Nevada can safely welcome travelers of all types to the state.

Carson City’s Cole aims to be 1st trans politician to win statewide race

Cole, who chairs the Nevada Democratic Rural Caucus, announced plans to run for lieutenant governor.

Jim Valentine: What is a Realtor?

Many people call all real estate agents Realtors when in fact not all agents are Realtors.

Faith & Insight: No greater love than this

Jesus Christ foreshadowed his death and resurrection.

Planning Commission will review Carson City zoning laws

The Planning Commission will meet Tuesday to review Title 18 of the Carson City Municipal Code.

Saturday, November 13

Special Session: Redistricting clears Senate Committee but some amendments expected

Democratic lawmakers made it clear Saturday evening they intend to push their redistricting maps through despite strong opposition not only from Republican lawmakers but county officials, Hispanics and Nevada Indian tribes.

Guy Farmer: Climate hypocrisy in Glasgow

Some very rich white Americans flew to Glasgow.

Carson City road report for November 15 to 21, 2021

Carson City road report for November 15 to 21, 2021

Survey will guide Nevada water plan update

Nevada’s Division of Water Resources is asking people to fill out a survey that will help them update the state water plan.

Child tax credit deadline on Monday

Families who do not sign up by Monday could miss out on payments this year.

Kelly Bullis: Clean up your stock portfolio

Let me give you an example of how the capital gains tax is computed.

Past Pages for November 13 to 16, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City school board meets Monday on superintendent search

Trustees will determine the new superintendent’s salary range.

Roger Diez: Larson proves NASCAR is a team sport

If anybody tries to tell you that racing is not a team sport, point them to Kyle Larson’s pit.

Friday, November 12

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Special Session: Senate and Assembly leaders introduce redistricting plans

Legislative Democrats introduced their redistricting plans for the coming decade Friday as the 33rd Special Session of the Nevada Legislature opened for business. And Republicans in the minority cried foul saying it’s the most partisan set of maps ever, a plan designed to ensure a Democratic super majority through 2030.

Guzman expected to plead guilty to all Carson City charges Nov. 23

Wilber Martinez-Guzman, 22, will be arraigned on Carson City charges Nov. 23 before Carson City District Judge James Wilson.

Senator Square: American Citizen Essay Contest winners announced

The American Citizen Essay Contest winners are in, and all of them have one thing in common: Heroes

Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson nominated to be U.S. attorney

Frierson has served in the state Assembly since 2010 and also works as an assistant public defender in Clark County.

22 COVID-19 deaths reported by Carson City HHS

9 deaths were in Lyon County, 8 in Douglas County and 5 in Carson City.

Sparks Police seek person of interest in suspected homicide

The person of interest was identified as 53-year-old Ramon Michael Clark.

PHOTOS: Virginia City Veterans Day Parade

Virginia City's annual Veterans Day Parade on C Street.

Virginia City dedicates veterans memorial

Veterans Memorial Monument was dedicated in Virginia City.

Dayton low-income apartment complex breaks ground

Dayton Gold Country Manor Apartments is a $14.1 million, 50-unit complex.

Partnership restores flows to Little Washoe Lake

Little Washoe and portions of the Scripps WMA dried up during summer 2021

Thursday, November 11

Get Healthy Carson City: Noticing the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease

It may be hard to know the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of dementia.

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‘Our team has been tested’ – Pack ready for Aztecs

Nevada will meet San Diego State on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Senior veterans swap stories at Carson City breakfast

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program held a free breakfast for senior veterans on Veterans Day.

Faith, hope, determination: COVID threatens Carson City show

Performances of the comedy for the upcoming final weekend are on Friday and Saturday.

Sisolak calls special session Friday for reapportionment

He gave one day’s notice with the special session to begin Friday at 1 p.m.

Nevada encouraged by demand for COVID-19 shots for ages 5-11

Local pediatricians are reporting strong interest.

Nohra starts at the top in first foray into politics

Guy Nohra is a Republican candidate for Nevada governor.

Ken Beaton: Don’t mess with the 359th

The gun trucks were REO built five-ton M-35 diesel powered 10-wheelers.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks info on missing person

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance with locating a missing person.

Local vets impressed with the nation’s memorials

Honor Flight Nevada made a 4-day trip to Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, November 10

Continuing legacy of American veterans in the workplace

Post-9/11 veterans stand ready to “build back better” through meaningful careers.

Carson City and Washoe County jointly vote Tatro to state Senate

Tatro will immediately join in on the legislative special session for redistricting.

Sisolak administration rejects Employment Security Council tax rate plan

That tax funds the Trust Fund that pays unemployment benefits to workers.

Joe Santoro: A Wolf Pack win on Saturday means ...

Don’t underestimate what a victory on Saturday could do for this Pack program.

Driver in Tuesday's fatal collision in custody for felony reckless driving

Two people were killed in a collision at Highway 395 and Interstate 580 on Tuesday afternoon.

Carson City Rotarians host holiday food drive Saturday

The Rotary Club of Carson City Food Drive is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 13.

Carson City nonprofits will host annual ‘Warm Coats for Kids’

Carson City parents are invited to come pick up a winter coat for their child on Saturday.

Past Pages for November 10 to 12, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

NAS Fallon welcomes first female command master chief

Knight left the mountains, but now the mountains beckon her back

Her life was spent overseas and on ship, but as this sailor’s career begins to wind down, the mountains are beckoning her to return.

Gehman retires as Fallon’s police chief

City interviews candidates to replace popular lawman

Kevin Gehman said the 13 years he was Fallon’s police chief have gone by like the snap of a finger.

Serving on the funeral team

Nevada soldier says it’s an honor to serve the community

The soft breeze flapped the large U.S. flag overlooking the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery on an early autumn afternoon.

David C. Henley: 78-year-old troop carrier is still flying

When I visited the Palm Springs Air Museum earlier this month to see its collection of historic aircraft, my first stop was a still-flying, 78-year-old two-engine cargo and troop carrier that served during three wars and has a captivating connection to northwestern Nevada.

The Nevada Traveler: Native American prehistory found just outside of Sparks

A place I had not learned of until recently that certainly piqued my interest is Griffith Canyon, located in the foothills north of Sparks and on the edge of Spanish Springs.

State kicks off program to help women farmers, entrepreneurs

The Farm2Food program will provide 10 Nevada women in food and beverage businesses get the tools and training to expand their products into new markets and build their businesses. They will be joined by women from Oregon and Washington in the 15-week online program.

Korsmo leads VFW Post 1002

Navy veteran enjoys working with the community

The commander of Fallon’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1002 knows with hard work comes the rewards of leading a community-based organization.

Watson explains senior moments

Watson here, and since it is National Senior Pet Month I would like to explain a little about a dog’s memory. I know that mom occasionally says, “Ah, I forgot, it must be a senior moment.” Being a senior myself, I don’t have senior moments, because my memory works differently than mom’s does.

Regli competes in state cross country meet

Fallon soccer, Oasis volleyball seasons end in regional

Fallon’s lone runner in the 3A state cross country championship ended her career with a 19th-place finish.

Back to state: Defense forces 3 turnovers in upset win over North Valleys, state semifinal date with Moapa Valley

The defense stepped up against the best scoring offense in the league, setting up a last-minute, game-winning touchdown as the Greenwave football team upset No. 1 North Valleys, 21-14, on the road on Saturday. The win sends Fallon to Saturday afternoon’s state semifinal at Moapa Valley while the loss ended North Valleys’ undefeated season, which included wins over Elko, competing in the other state semifinal, and 3A powerhouse Truckee.

Democrats release proposed Nevada redistricting maps

For the Carson City, Douglas and Storey districts, the changes don’t appear to be dramatic.

Tuesday, November 9

Proscenium Players, Inc. presents “Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors”

Carson City’s longest running theater company presents “Dracula: A Comedy of Terrors” from Nov. 12-21.

Washoe County commissioners nominate Donald Tatro for state Senate

At their Tuesday meeting, the Washoe County Commissioners chose Donald Tatro as their nominee to fill the Nevada Senate District 16 vacancy left by resigned Sen. Ben Kieckhefer.

Man admits killing Gardnerville Ranchos women

The man who murdered Gardnerville Ranchos residents Connie Koontz and Sophia Renken in their homes within four days and a few blocks of one another in 2019 admitted four counts in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday.

Carson City sheriff seeks 17-year-old runaway

Isaiah Abel does not have any medical problems and is not considered at risk.

Masks again required in all Nevada counties

Masks are once again required indoors in all 17 counties in Nevada.

Collision at 50-395 intersection claims two

Two people were killed and three critically injured Tuesday.

Contract funds preliminary work on Nevada Capitol repairs

The project was postponed twice because of the state’s fiscal problems.

Casinos have best quarter ever

The nation's commercial casinos won nearly $14 billion in the third quarter.

Wolf Pack leads nation in defensive touchdowns

2 defensive touchdowns against San Jose State give the Wolf Pack 6 defensive touchdowns this season.

Asian Americans push for representation via redistricting

Nevada has more than 400,000 residents who identify as Asian American, Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian

Sierra Lutheran impresses at state meet

Carson and Dayton finish well

All four area schools had participants in the state cross country meet Saturday at Shadow Ridge Park attached to Reed High School.

Nevada board rejects proposal to ban coyote killing contests

Conservationists had hoped political pressure and other states banning the contests would prompt a different vote.

UNR to offer 1st online marijuana education program

"You can't just have former potheads running the counter, you have to have educated professionals."

Astronaut Harrison Schmitt Discover Science lecture canceled, may reschedule

Wednesday, Nov. 10 event at University of Nevada, Reno

The College of Science at the University of Nevada, Reno was informed today that former astronaut, geologist and one of the last people to walk on the moon, Harrison Schmitt, is unable to present his lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 10. Schmitt extends his deepest apologies for having to cancel his Discover Science lecture at this late hour. The College is working with him to reschedule his lecture for a future date.

Monday, November 8

Carol Perry: Smart policy needs to prevail

I like to observe other people doing what they do.

WinterWonderGrass California announces final lineup for 2022

The lineup from the postponed 2020 festival has rolled over to 2022.

Nevada tells fed judge execution delay risks drugs expiring

Zane Floyd is fighting to avoid becoming the first Nevada inmate put to death in 15 years.

Wolf Pack grades: Football gods smile on Nevada

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 27-24 victory over the San Jose State Spartans.

Head of Silver State Health Exchange resigning

Heather Korbulic, executive director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, is resigning effective Dec. 3.

Recipe: Seafood-stuffed mushrooms to stuff a crowd

This makes enough to feed a crowd!

Up to 20 inches snow, 95 mph wind gusts expected in Sierra

In Carson City, rain is likely with winds gusting as high as 30 mph.

Living Nativity at First United Methodist Church Dec. 11-12

First United Methodist Church will present its drive-through, Living Nativity on Dec. 11-12.

Slaughterhouse will go back to Carson City Planning Commission

City staff and one of the appellants identified a noticing error last week.

No. 1 Pack, No. 2 Aztecs face off for West division title

UNLV gets first win in nearly two years

Nevada and San Diego State, which play Saturday, are currently tied on top of standings.

State kicks off program to help women farmers, entrepreneurs

Farm2Food will provide 10 Nevada women tools and training to expand their into new markets.

Kelly Bullis: Protect yourself from fraud

I’ve taken some steps to minimize my risk of being a victim of fraud.

NHP reports scammer used its Reno office number in call

The caller said the person’s personal identifiable information had been compromised.

Letters to the editor for November 6, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Nov. 6, 2021

Lombardo: Many feel Culinary Union 'calling the shots' in state government

Lombardo said many in the business community have shunned current Gov. Steve Sisolak.

Sunday, November 7

Trina Machacek: Planting an education seed

Even though my structured schoolin’ has been a while ago, I learn every day.

ACLU: Nevada risks violating 'prison gerrymandering' law

Nevada lawmakers in 2019 passed legislation to ban so-called "prison gerrymandering."

Child pornography trial set Jan. 3 in Reno federal court

James Patrick Burns, 53, will face trial on multiple charges of child sex pornography.

Christmas tree permits available for purchase

Christmas tree permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis for $10 each.

Faith & Insight: Replacing natural with super natural

Because we live in a fallen world rooted in one word, "disobedience."

By Jim Valentine: Random real estate musings

Good changes are great, but opportunistic money grabbers should be dealt with carefully.

Nevada senators propose agency to fix supply chain issues

They said the Supply Chain Resiliency Act would work to prevent future disruptions.

Saturday, November 6

Carson City birth announcements for September 30 to October 28, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for September 30 to October 28, 2021

Guy Farmer: A political earthquake in Virginia, and beyond

The question is whether Nevada Democrats understand the message that Virginia voters sent.

Carson City road report for November 8 to 14, 2021

Carson City road report for November 8 to 14, 2021

Get Healthy Carson City: Sunscreen is for more than just summer

Sunscreen, and good skin care, is needed all year long.

Daylight savings time ends Sunday

Daylight savings time ends in Nevada on Sunday, Nov. 7.

Chamber luncheon to discuss affordable housing in Carson City

Affordable housing will be addressed at the Carson City Soup’s On luncheon Nov. 16.

Past Pages for November 6 to 9, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Brown overcomes near-death in Afghanistan to run for Senate

The story of recovery for Sam Brown – leading him to become a Senate candidate – began shortly after 9/11.

Roger Diez: NASCAR crowns champions this weekend

The final four contenders in each division were decided last weekend at Martinsville.

Friday, November 5

Nevada Wolf Pack announces proof of vaccination process for basketball

Nevada will require all attendees at basketball games to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Senator Square: Carson teachers, students celebrate college alma maters, academic letters

School districts celebrated College and Career Awareness throughout the month of October

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong will seek reelection

Ken Furlong announced Friday he will run for reelection as Carson City sheriff in 2022.

Roman decides its time to step away

Longtime Carson High football coach Blair Roman has decided its time for him to step away from the coaching ranks of the Senators.

Las Vegas councilman to run for lieutenant governor

Stavros Anthony said he intends to run for state lieutenant governor in 2022.

Biden nominates two for Nevada federal judgeships

Cristina Silva and Anne Traum were on the list of candidates recommended by bipartisan commissions.

COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5-11 available in Quad County area

CCHHS will be offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5 to 11 years starting Monday.

Thursday, November 4

Tiger boys soccer into regional semifinal

Douglas High boys soccer opened up its first postseason appearance in six years Thursday in Lowry.

Douglas falls just short of state tourney berth

Douglas and Galena girls soccer met in the postseason for the fourth year in a row Thursday.

6 COVID-19 deaths reported in Carson, Lyon County

Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported six COVID-19 deaths in the Quad County region from Oct. 28 to Nov. 3.

Robert Weise nominated by Carson City supervisors to fill Senate seat

Supervisors hope move will keep Carson City represented by northern officials when redistricting is complete.

Supervisors review Carson City’s affordable housing project on Butti Way

160 units are proposed on the north side of Butti Way.

'Battle-tested' Pack hosts San Jose State

Spartans will take on the Wolf Pack Saturday at 7 p.m., at Mackay Stadium.

Carson school district students take part in Day of the Dead celebration

The Nevada State Museum will host a Day of the Dead celebration this weekend.

Feds mandate vaccines or tests for big companies by Jan. 4

Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4 or get tested for the virus weekly.

Western states working group signs off on vaccines for ages 5-11

Gov. Steve Sisolak ruled that vaccinations for children can begin in Nevada.

Dennis Cassinelli: Johntown: Nevada’s first ghost town

Johntown was a rough-and-tumble wannabe town that grew up along Gold Canyon.

NV Energy’s electric vehicle charging stations plan gets hearing

Nevada’s Public Utilities Commission has set a Nov. 16 hearing on NV Energy’s plan.

Wednesday, November 3

Carson City hosts Bay Area singer/songwriters on Friday

Friday’s concert will feature guitarist and vocalist Lindsey Alexis and multi-instrumentalist Triple J.

Letters to the editor for November 3, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Joe Santoro: Pack's Strong could be best ever ... if he stays

Carson Strong is well on his way to owning the best passing season in the history of Nevada Wolf Pack

Roman steps down as Carson High football coach

Carson High School football head coach Blair Roman is calling an end to his tenure with the Senators.

Ranchos shooter due in Douglas district court next week

The man accused of murdering two Gardnerville Ranchos women is expected to be in Douglas County on Tuesday, Douglas County District Attorney Mark Jackson said.

Carson City Humane Society hosts fundraising event

The Nevada Humane Society in Reno and Carson City will host a fundraising even this Friday 6-10 p.m. via Facebook Live.

Nevada State Museum celebrates Dia de Los Muertos in Carson City

The Nevada State Museum, Carson City, invites the public to celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday Dia de Los Muertos Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5-6, at the museum.

Reclamation says it won’t flood Grand Canyon due to drought

Despite favorable conditions after a remarkable monsoon, the November flood is a no-go.

Carson City man dies in Silver Springs crash

A Carson City resident died in a crash involving two motorcycles, the NHP said.

Face to Face: Contemporary Portraits Exhibition open in Carson City

CCAI will host a reception for artist Zoe Bray from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday.

Amodei: Gaming is obstacle for Republicans in governor’s race

"I would be surprised to see gaming, with their history, go against the sitting incumbent governor."

Past Pages for November 3 to 5, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Area events need community’s help

Toys for Tots, Wreaths Across America and Wishing Tree seek donations for Christmas programs

Area events are struggling this autumn with donations, and they seek the community’s support. Toys for Tots, Wreaths Across America and Wishing Tree said donations are slowly coming in to support their respective endeavors.

Fallon student debuts new movie

Strange extraterrestrial occurrences in ‘Monte Carlo’

Colton Urquhart is not quite a household name, but as the years progress for this Fallon 15-year-old, the world of the movie-making business will be easily at his fingertips.

Seasonal flu shots available Saturday

Churchill County Public Health will hold a seasonal flu clinic on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the public health site at 485 Miners Road. Anyone ages six months and older is eligible to receive this free vaccine.

USDA Invests millions to build drought resilience

NRCS names 15 new priority areas in WaterSMART Initiative including TCID

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $21 million as part of the Natural Resources Conservation Service’s collaboration with the Department of Interior’s WaterSMART Initiative to help farmers and ranchers conserve water and build drought resilience in their communities.

Bighorn News: Buster’s Best for October

Each month students will be selected that exemplify what Buster, Oasis Academy’s mascot, looks for in students. These are students that go above and beyond, show kindness, respect others and themselves, strive for excellence, and persevere even when tasks are difficult.

Senate candidate makes stop in Fallon

Sam Brown meets with residents to discuss his vision

U.S. Senate candidate Sam Brown has been making his rounds in rural Nevada as well as the metropolitan areas.

Jeanette Strong: Republicans who Built Back Better

“For most of the 20th century, we led the world by a significant margin because we invested in our people. We invested in ourselves – not only in our roads and our highways and our bridges, but in our people, in our families…. We were also among the first to provide access to free education….We invested in our children.” President Joe Biden, Oct. 20, 2021.

The Nevada Traveler: Niles Hotel is the beating heart of Alturas, Calif.

One of the centerpieces of downtown Alturas, Calif., is the historic Niles Hotel, located on the corner of Main and Modoc streets.

Intergovernmental Executive Committee to meet Monday

The next meeting of the Intergovernmental Executive Committee will be held virtually as well as in person on Monday in the Guinn Room at the Nevada Capitol in Carson City.

Jordan’s Way is coming our way

Watson here. You may be asking what Jordan’s Way is because I did. I found out that Jordan’s Way is the brainchild of Kris Rotonda who travels throughout the United States raising money for shelters. He’s on a 50-state tour and CAPS is one of his stops. He will be there 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday.

No-Shave November

Monday at the Fallon City Council meeting began No-Shave November, and Mayor Ken Tedford used the day to make everyone aware of cancer and to take the appropriate steps of screening, consulting and showing awareness of family history for cancer. Tedford said he began to recognize the month when former Gov. Kenny Guinn was treated for prostate cancer. In his proclamation, Tedford applauded the 17 million cancer survivors in the United States and thanked the healthcare professionals, scientists and researchers. He said the City of Fallon, the Mayor and City Council have indicated a desire to help support research, awareness and treatment of cancer by promoting a program entitled “No-Shave November.”

Fallon rolls to third consecutive win

Greenwave play at North Valleys in quarterfinal playoff game

A formidable wall has been controlling the line of scrimmage for the last half of the football season.

Regli qualifies for state cross country meet

Senior Savanna Regli will be the lone representative from Churchill County in this week’s state cross country meet.

Lady Wave soccer qualifies for postseason

The Lady Wave soccer team is heading to the postseason for the first time in six years. Despite losing both matches to Elko and Spring Creek on the road, Fallon got help from its cross-valley rival Fernley, which upset Lowry earlier in the week.

Lords brothers, Trotter finish tennis season at state

From practicing in the school cafeteria due to the air quality issues at the beginning of the regular season to battling the wind and rain in the final week, the Greenwave tennis team still qualified a handful of players to the state tournament.

Fallon’s Cassie Edgmon lines a kill against Elko on Wednesday.

Fallon volleyball misses playoffs on final day; Oasis plays final home match

Despite losing back-to-back five-game matches to Fernley and Dayton, Fallon needed to sweep both Elko and Spring Creek and for Lowry to lose its remaining matches against the same opponents. It came down to the final day after Spring Creek defeated Lowry and Fallon handed Elko a four-game loss on Wednesday. However, Lowry swept Elko on Thursday while Spring Creek swept Fallon to end the Lady Wave’s season.

CCSD officials: Pandemic possible factor for student behavior problems

At Carson High as of Oct. 18, 14 fights have occurred on campus, resulting in arrests and citations.

Tuesday, November 2

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Tigers push past Miners in playoff opener

Douglas, Galena to meet again in postseason

Douglas High girls soccer opened up the regional playoffs Tuesday afternoon with Bishop Manogue.

Wolf Pack notes: Was that Strong's last game against UNLV?

Strong, in his third season, still has two seasons of eligibility left.

Lyon County commissioners consider Dayton swimming pool

County Comptroller Josh Foli said currently it would be difficult to estimate what costs for the pool would be.

Nevada Supreme Court chief justice won’t seek re-election

Chief Justice Jim Hardesty announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election.

Police: Las Vegas Raiders' Ruggs to face DUI charge in fatal crash

Henry Ruggs III will be charged with felony DUI resulting in death.

Open enrollment for Nevada health insurance exchange begins

Clients can choose from seven carriers offering 126 qualified health and dental insurance plans.

Nevada Highway Patrol identifies victim in fatal crash

The man killed in a Thursday crash at I-580 and South Carson Street has been identified.

Nevada voter registration increases 16,000 in October

Democrats still hold a huge edge in total registration — 718,705 to 620,633.

Airplane to make low-level flights over Western Nevada

Residents and visitors may witness a low-flying aircraft over western Nevada and part of eastern California starting this week and continuing into the summer of 2022.

Cortez Masto: Feds failing on laws to protect Indigenous women

Cortez Masto and Sen. Lisa Murkowski sponsored legislation to protect Native communities.

Monday, November 1

Douglas, Spanish Springs volleyball duke it out again

Tigers once again win in five sets, advance to regional semis

Douglas High volleyball and Spanish Springs once again needed five sets to find a winner as Monday's regional quarterfinal went the distance down in Minden.

Nevada Wolf Pack never challenged against UNLV

Grading the Wolf Pack’s 51-20 victory over UNLV.

Amodei sees opportunity if GOP takes House of Representatives

He said a Republican House would put him in an excellent position to take a key role.

Vets tell Cortez Masto VA needs to do better job

Veterans say the VA must do better in helping veterans transition back into civilian life

Governor’s ‘Haunted Mansion’ hosted tricks, treats, and fire for Halloween

Gov. Steve Sisolak and his wife Kathy Sisolak handed out candy to hundreds of costumed families, with a line wrapped around sidewalk to greet them. But they weren’t the only attraction of the night – fire dancers and a flaming grim reaper drew crowds to the sidewalk and street in front of the mansion.

Carson City Supervisors to review candidates for Nevada State Senate vacancy

Carson City and Washoe County are both underway in their efforts to fill the Nevada Senate District 16 vacancy. This Thursday, the Board of Supervisors will meet to interview 13 applicants and possibly nominate Carson City’s preference for the seat.

Fresno State claims top spot in Mountain West

Nevada, Fresno State and San Diego State are tied on top of the West Division.

State bound harriers

Carson, Douglas, Dayton and Sierra Lutheran cross country teams all had runners qualify for the state meet this Saturday.

Carson City celebrates Quality of Life’s 25th anniversary

On Thursday, Mayor Lori Bagwell will issue a proclamation to recognize November as Quality of Life month, but Carson City has actually been celebrating Quality of Life for 25 years.

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei opts to not enter Nevada Governor's race

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei said Monday morning he will not be running for the Office of the Governor in 2022. The one sentence email was sent from his campaign email, shortly before 6 a.m.