Stories for October 2021


Sunday, October 31

Carson City school board approves two members to Family Life Committee

The Carson City School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the selection of Carson High School teacher Jennifer Minifie and Fountainhead Foursquare co-pastor Vanessa White to fill two vacancies on the Family Life Advisory Committee.

Senator Square: SF, fantasy, and horror interclass writing competition winners

Teachers and students enjoy participating in competitive endeavors and events, especially when the winners receive worthwhile Starbucks gift cards and a first place, second place, or third place certificate.

Jim Valentine: People are all the same

We often talk about perspective in real estate and how important it is be able to make wise decisions.

Saturday, October 30

Carson City celebrates Nevada Day

The Nevada Day Parade and festivities returned to Carson City this Saturday, after being canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Alongside a three-hour procession of colorful floats idling down Carson Street, the celebration featured its annual hot air balloons, Chili Feed, Jack Drilling Contest, and Beard Contest, much to the delight of locals and visitors.

Strong with 4 TD passes, Nevada defeats UNLV 51-20

Carson Strong threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns, Nevada's defense returned two interceptions for touchdowns and the Wolf Pack defeated UNLV 51-20 on Friday night.

Friday, October 29

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Hazardous Substance Information

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Quarterly Report

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Summons Clark County

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Visit Carson City helps launch experiences app MOPO Nevada Day Weekend

Visit Carson City has launched a new experiences app, MOPO, for users by recommending area activities and events based on a user’s specific values and interests. The app will be available throughout this weekend’s Nevada Day celebrations.

Sisolak thanks National Guard for work during COVID response

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday expressed his appreciation for the members of the Nevada National Guard for their efforts during the state’s COVID-19 response, considered the longest activation its in history, at the Office of the Adjutant General complex in Carson City.

Reno veteran receives new vehicle from Wells Fargo, Michael Hohl Automotive, foundation

Former U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Zebulon Jensen of Reno wears a bit of shrapnel around his neck removed from his knee after one of his deployments as a reminder that he’s fortunate to still be alive.

Pfizer vaccines for kids age 5 to 11 soon expected in Nevada

Nevada health officials are expecting to receive 95,000 kid-sized coronavirus vaccines as soon as next week, ahead of the expected final federal approval of the shots for 5- to 11-year-olds.

Past Pages of Oct. 30-Nov. 2

Past Pages of Oct. 30-Nov. 2

Chas Macquarie: Now is the time for Carbon Fee and Dividend

The need for serious climate action in Congress is now clearer than ever but Democrats cannot agree on what measures to include in the Budget Reconciliation (Build Back Better) Bill and Republican are content to do nothing. The influence of millions of dollars in fossil fuel lobbying to prevent climate action and saddle our kids and grandkids with more fires, floods and deteriorating health is apparent.

Nevada Guard tank unit deploying to Kuwait security force

By The Associated Press

About 70 soldiers from a Nevada Army Guard cavalry unit will deploy in November for a nine-month assignment supporting the U.S. military security presence in Kuwait, Guard officials said Thursday.

Guy W. Farmer: President Biden’s ‘open borders’ policy

America's borders are wide open as hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants — including gang-bangers and drug and human traffickers — pour across our southern border with Mexico, thanks to President Biden's disastrous “open borders” policy. “Come one, come all; our borders are open," the Biden administration seems to be saying.

Pat Propster: Tomorrow is October 31?

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Oct. 31? For Nevada, it’s Nevada Day. Happy Birthday Silver State! For others it may be historical topics that fall on this date, anniversaries, milestone events, there are many.

Roger Diez: Front-runners extend leads

Last weekend the championship leaders in both NASCAR Cup and Formula 1 extended their lead in the title fight. Kyle Larson won his second race in the round of eight, third in a row, and ninth on the season at Kansas. And Red Bull’s Max Verstappen bested rival Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes to extend his points lead to 12.

Incline Village lakeside resort sells for $345 million

Oracle Co-Founder Larry Ellison has purchased the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino in Incline Village.

One arrested after hit and run fatality in Carson City

The Nevada Highway Patrol arrested one person Thursday night after a hit and run near Bodine’s Casino. The male pedestrian died from injuries suffered and the subject vehicle fled, NHP said.

Carson City resident Karen Hinton inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

Carson City resident and University of Nevada, Reno Extension Dean and Director Emeritus Karen Hinton was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Washington, D.C. recently.

The Fox Brew Pub renames banquet room The Mark Twain Room

“The Mark Twain Room” is now the name of the banquet room at the Fox Brew Pub in downtown Carson City. It was in Carson City that Samuel L. Clemens first used the pen name Mark Twain in a column, written in the form of a letter and printed February 2nd, 1863, in the Territorial Enterprise newspaper of Virginia City.

Photo gallery: Carson City BOOnanza kicks off Nevada Day weekend

The annual Carson City BOOnanza featured treats, costumes, train rides, and family fun in Mills Park Thursday evening.

Quad-County region reports 15 deaths from COVID-19, CCHHS says

Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is providing the Quad-County community with a weekly update for the week starting October 21 and ending October 27, 2021.

Fritsch band wins $10,000 in Dolan Class Project contest

Fritsch Elementary School music teacher Nicole Witkowski’s fifth grade band won the votes this year in the annual Dolan Class Project.

Thursday, October 28

Miners end Senators season in regional quarterfinal

Carson High School traveled to Bishop Manogue Thursday night for the opening round fo the Class 5A North postseason.

JoAnne Skelly: More on daffodils

My friend Paul is a daffodil expert, not because of schooling, but because of experience after planting about 1,000 bulbs in the fall of 2020. He shared his observations with me to share with my readers.

Grant program for disabled children shuts down after three days

The federally funded program to provide grants to children with disabilities has been shut down after just three days.

Tiger football and its postseason runs through McQueen

Douglas High School football opens up its do-or-die portion of the season with a first round playoff matchup against McQueen.

Recipe: Fig galette with frozen honey mousse

Katie Johnson’s take on fig galette with frozen honey mousse.

Get Healthy Carson City: Have a Safe Halloween and Enjoy the Nevada Day Parade

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community.

Pack hosts UNLV Friday night

The Nevada Wolf Pack spent the past week forgetting recent history and remembering ancient history all at the same time.

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Nevada athletics to require proof of vaccination to attend basketball games

Nevada Athletics will require all attendees at men’s and women’s basketball home games to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, allowing fans to attend games without a mask.

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Public Utilities Commission Frontier Communications

Sports Fodder: Pack can finish year strong

We can now put to rest the silly debate of which Nevada Wolf Pack team is better, the 2010 team that went 13-1, beat a great Boise State team and finished tied for first in the Western Athletic Conference or this year’s Pack team, which is now 5-2 and has only beaten struggling teams.

Reno man dies in Storey County crash

The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on SR-341 at Storey County Mile Marker 10. The head-on crash was reported at 5:42 p.m. Friday.

Despite $1 billion month, Tahoe casinos struggle due to fires

While Nevada casinos recorded their seventh consecutive month of over $1 billion in win, the joy was not universal.

GOED Director says agency has never been busier, but challenges are huge

Michael Brown, head of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, says the agency is very busy. “We have never been busier in GOED with the number of companies calling us,” he told the audience at the Northern Nevada Development Authority’s annual economic report on Wednesday.

Jobless rate drops statewide in September

The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reports Nevada’s unemployment rate decreased statewide in September.

Wednesday, October 27

Carson boys soccer honors retiring coach as season ends

Senators fall to Galena in wild season-ending finish

Carson High boys soccer had an emotional end to its season as the Senators said goodbye to their seniors and head coach.

City National Bank donates to Fremont Elementary School

The Carson City School District would like to share special thanks to City National Bank for donating $1,000 for books from Barnes and Noble and a large donation of backpacks to Fremont Elementary School students.

Man stabbed in leg with knife; woman with axe attacks says Carson City Sheriff's Office

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

Superintendent search community survey open through Nov. 5

The Carson City School District and its Board of Trustees are seeking input from the local community on the desired characteristics for its next superintendent in a community survey that will remain open through Nov. 5.

Dennis Cassinelli: Abraham Lincoln and Nevada statehood

In 1864, Nevada Territory had only 40,000 inhabitants, considerably short of the 60,000 normally required for statehood. Fortunately, the discovery of the incredibly large and rich silver deposits in and around Virginia City made the region one of the most important and wealthy in the West. Not only silver was found, but placer miners had been finding gold in what was called Gold Canyon since 1849.

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge is county’s largest water-right holder

In the middle of the Nevada desert lies a vast wetland covering almost 80,000 acres and designed as an important stop for migratory birds.

Local calls requires area code

All local phone calls across the country now require the use of the area code. In Northern Nevada that means even local callers will have to press 775 before the phone number.

NDVS names October’s Veteran of the Month

J.R. Stafford has been named October’s Veteran of the Month and his wife, Brigitte Stafford, is being recognized as Veteran Supporter for the Month, according to the Nevada Department of Veteran Services.

Am I at risk of breast cancer?

If you haven’t been personally impacted by breast cancer, you likely know someone who has. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 255,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.

High Desert Grange partners with Logos Christian Academy for after school program

High Desert Grange has expanded its many activities that benefit our community by partnering with Logos Christian Academy to offer an after school program for the students of the academy.

Too much ado about dewclaws

Watson here, recently while trotting around the park, I noticed that I was limping. I know that my mom and dad are too polite to mention it, but I guess we all limp around with our friend Arther (arthritis). I think that I may have figured out why I have such severe arthritis in my elbow.

The Nevada Traveler: Mining camp of Pine Grove boasts beautiful mountain scenery and plenty of history

Pine Grove was once a big deal. It had its own weekly newspaper, the Pine Grove Chronicle, a freight-stagecoach line, and grew to be home to more than 600 people.

Expansion planned for broadband in rural areas

A significant expansion of access to high-speed internet, health care and educational services for millions of rural Americans nationwide has been announced by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack.

WNC News and Notes: New CDL Instructor Welcomes Chance to Help Future Truck Drivers

New Western Nevada College Commercial Driver’s License Instructor Sam Yesuratnam has a passion for big rigs that emanates from watching one of the most-watched trucker movies ever: “Smokey And The Bandit,” starring Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Jerry Reed and Sally Field.

Bighorn Bulletin: Halloween brings science experiments

Halloween isn’t just time for candy and scary stories. Science experiments have been conducted throughout campus the last couple weeks from the youngest Kindergarten classes to the more advanced high school students.

Trunk or treat set

Churchill County Search & Rescue is hosting Trunk or Treat from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31. The trunk or treat is at Venturacci Park, 321 Venturacci Lane.

Fallon’s running game rolls over Lowry

Greenwave earns berth in Northern 3A playoffs

Fallon may be saving the best for last after dominating their second straight opponent to secure a berth in the postseason football playoffs.

Lady Wave soccer clinches playoff berth, volleyball on brink of elimination

The playoff races are heating up with only one week to go in the regular season.

Greenwave girls golf, tennis and cross country results

Reid shot a 53 on a nine-hole round during the first day and finished with a 102 on an 18-hole round on the second day for a total of 155. Truckee’s Ryan Flynn won low medalist honors with a two-day total of 113. Douglas won the team title.

Winners announced in Reagan golf tourney

Sixty-eight players participated in the Jim Regan Memorial Golf Tournament, a Churchill County sponsored event for the benefit of scholarships recently held at the Fallon Golf Course.

Nevada Day events & parade lineup

Nevada Day and Halloween weekend events for 2021

BGCWN annual Luau fundraiser raises double in 2021

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada owes a tremendous “thank you” to everyone who participated in the 28th annual Luau last month. The dinner raised over $250,000, doubling what was raised in 2020’s virtual format.

DMV to refund unconstitutional tech fee in cash

The Department of Motor Vehicles will refund the $1 technology fee collected on most transactions over the past year in cash. The plan was approved by the Legislative Interim Finance Committee last week.

California man charged with setting fires, Carson City Sheriff's Office says

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

McNutt honored as Nevada Day Parade Grand Marshal

Legendary Northern Nevada baseball coach Ron McNutt has been named Nevada Day Parade Grand Marshal. The 2008 Nevada Athletic Hall of Fame inductee won 2,000 games as a coach between serving at Carson High, Galena High and of the amateur team he founded, the Carson Capitols.

Tuesday, October 26

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Proposals FEMA Drainage Master Plan

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Notice of Intent General Obligation Capital Improvement Bonds

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Notice of Intent General Obligation Water Bonds

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Notice to Creditors

Late tally leaves Carson’s season in the balance

Carson High School girls soccer knew it needed a positive result Tuesday against Bishop Manogue to make its playoff dreams a reality

Kim Dow named BLM Sierra Front Field Manager

Kim Dow has been named the new Field Manager for the Carson City District’s Sierra Front Field Office.

Past Pages for Oct. 27-Oct. 29

Father Hyacithe’s bowling saloon is a very neat and cleverly conducted institution. We dropped in there yesterday. Never an neater bar, never a more cleanly kept place; never a more cheery landlord. Among other attractions is a rife and a target. The rifle shoots bird shot; the charge is a trifle of dynamite contained in a percussion cap. Let the man of leisure proceed to the Father’s bowl at the skittle pins.

Senators open playoffs with Miners

Carson High School football heads into the postseason as the seven seed Thursday against Bishop Manogue.

Roundup: Sparks pushes past Carson boys' soccer

Senators will honor outgoing coaching staff and seniors Wednesday

Carson High soccer and a few Dayton athletic events took place over the last few days.

Mountain West Notebook: To go for 2 or not to go for 2

Jay Norvell admitted this week that his decision to go for two points after a touchdown in the third quarter of Saturday’s 34-32 loss at Fresno State might have cost his Nevada Wolf Pack a victory.

Online purchase scams up, BBB warns holiday shopping is at risk

Online purchase scams now account for more than a third of all scam reports filed with the Better Business Bureau, and four out of five consumers who report such scams lose money, making it the No. 1 riskiest scam type.

Carson City ‘Night Off the Street’ seeking volunteers

Carson City’s Night Off the Street, a winter program that offers unhoused residents shelter at local churches, is looking for more volunteers to help them through the season starting Nov. 1.

Letters to the editor for Oct. 23, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Oct. 23, 2021.

Five inches of much needed rain for Carson City

Fog, slush, wind, and Carson City’s more than 5 inches of rain earlier this week are making way for sunny but chilly fall weather with cloudy conditions later into the week. Highs are in the 60’s with lows in the 30’s until Friday.

Carson City wastewater operator receives prestigious Professional Operator certification

Jennifer Diamond, a Carson City wastewater operator serving the City’s Wastewater Division, has achieved the Professional Operator level four designation.

Chamber sponsors the USAF Mobility Band for Nevada Day

The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West’s six-member Mobility Band is returning to Carson City to participate in this Saturday’s Nevada Day festivities.

Governor, treasurer launch grant program aimed at disabled children

Gov. Steve Sisolak and Treasurer Zach Conine on Monday rolled out the nation’s first grant program designed to help disabled children and their families.

Monday, October 25

Trina Machacek" Pass the word on passwords

It’s a funny thing, a secret.

Tigers drop back-to-back games to McQueen, Galena

Douglas High girls soccer is finishing out its regular season in tough fashion.

Grading the Pack: Strong, receivers take next steps

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 34-32 loss to the Fresno State Bulldogs last Saturday in Fresno, Calif. . . .

Information sought in burglary of Downtown Coin in Carson City

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information for a commercial burglary that occurred at 8:04 a.m. Sunday at Downtown Coin, 111 West Telegraph St.

Mountain West Rankings: Pack drops behind Fresno State

Jay Norvell summed up his Nevada Wolf Pack’s 34-32 heartbreaking loss at Fresno State late Saturday night with a bit of coaching philosophy.

Carson, Reno composting companies continue to see growing demand

A lot goes into the business of composting — and demand across Northern Nevada for services offered through Full Circle Soils & Compost and Down to Earth Composting and has grown considerably over the past 18 months.

Nevada awarded $1 million economic development grant

Nevada has been awarded a $1 million grant through the American Rescue Plan to diversify the state economy.

Jim Hartman: Progressives’ court-packing collapse

Court-packing is a boneheaded idea.

Allow extra time for morning commute

Travel to Reno, Tahoe or over the mountain passes is slowed this morning due to snow. Rain continues in Carson City with only localized flooding being reported in low-lying road ways.

Carson City Rotary Club to explore origins of recording devices

The Rotary Club of Carson City will step back in time at its next meeting when it explores the origins of recording devices.

World War II veteran Montanaro, 100, rejoins shipmates

Earlier this year, Charles “Charlie” Montanaro skydived to celebrate his 100th birthday. Today, the centurion flies with the angels.

Carson City Rifle Range reduced hours start Nov. 1

The Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range will switch over to its winter schedule beginning Nov. 1.

Sunday, October 24

Ken Beaton: Sinking the rising sun

What was the largest naval battle of World War II?

Carson City Lions announce winners of Peace Poster Contest

The Peace Poster Contest is an international contest that encourages children, ages 11 to 13, to creatively express what peace means to them.

Michelle Palmer: Aroma of bread (recipe)

There is a warm fuzzy feeling when the waft of fresh baked bread hits their nose.

JoAnne Skelly: Safe to prune evergreens

With the cold, borers and bark beetles are no longer flying ready to attack trees.

Senator Square: Carson High School grads who became famous

The celebration of CHS 150th birthday continues with Leadership students making party hats and Digital Media and Yearbook classes assembling an entire website devoted to the history of Carson High School.

Jim Valentine: By Jim Valentine

There are myriad costs associated with a real estate transaction and it is good to know who pays what along the way.

Faith & Insight: The lens through which we see God and the world

Imagine waking up one morning, pulling out your Bible, and finding that there is no Bible.

Legislature shares blame for fentanyl scourge, Washoe sheriff says

Fentanyl has become Washoe County's second-most deadly illegal drug.

Warrants in Reno and Sparks, arrested in Carson, sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Saturday, October 23

Guy Farmer: Comedian Dave Chappelle is a very funny guy

I love Dave Chappelle's politically incorrect comedy because he makes fun of anybody and everybody

Carson City road report for October 25 to 31, 2021

Carson City road report for October 25 to 31, 2021

High wind warning, flood watch as Douglas braces for atmospheric river

Forecasters predict the possibility of up to 2 inches of rain in Carson Valley

Even local calls will now require area code

Starting Sunday, Northern Nevadans that will have to press 775 before the phone number for local calls

Through the Lens exhibition in Carson City

The Through the Lens exhibition presents large color photographs gathered by Paul Mudgett.

Carson City receives $16K grant for community development

Carson City will receive $15,985 from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.

Kelly Bullis: How long to keep tax records

Normally, the IRS has three years to audit a tax return. BUT, there is an exception.

Past Pages for October 23 to 26, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Nevada's Rosen calls for end of public land ‘giveaway’ leases

Sen. Jacky Rosen called for sweeping changes in how the federal government issues oil and gas leases.

Friday, October 22

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Tigers fall at hands of Spanish Springs

Douglas High football traveled to Spanish Springs Friday night.

Man caught setting fires in Carson City

A man, who had allegedly set three previous fires, was arrested Thursday evening in the Bodine’s Casino parking lot as he tried to set a fourth.

Douglas football closes regular season at Spanish Springs

Douglas caps its regular season tonight on the road.

Weekend flood watch issued for Carson City

Forecast says strong chances of snow at higher elevations that will affect mountain travel.

Small businesses in Nevada awarded COVID-19 grants

The loans are forgiven after participants complete a nine-month online business training and mentoring program.

Fremont students SWORN to make good choices in pilot program

The Carson City Sheriff Office’s SWORN pilot program is taking place at Fremont Elementary School.

Thursday, October 21

7 COVID-19 deaths reported in Carson City, Lyon County

Lyon County had four deaths and Carson City had three deaths.

IFC approves $400 million in federal education funds

The vast majority of the money is a direct pass-through to Nevada’s 17 local school districts and public charter schools.

Carson City schools brace for next great shake

Bordewich Bray Elementary School students took cover Thursday as part of the Great Nevada ShakeOut.

The storyteller Todd Snider performs at Tahoe

Todd Snider performs at Montbleau Resort Casino & Spa at 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Carson City supervisors accepting applications for Nevada Senate vacancy

Carson City and Washoe County are working to fill the Nevada Senate District 16 vacancy.

Sisolak found at-fault in weekend crash in Las Vegas

Gov. Steve Sisolak was found at-fault, and he and another driver were each ticketed for traffic infractions following a two-car crash during the weekend in Las Vegas

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Caldor Fire that threatened Tahoe now 100% contained

The fire scorched more than 346 square miles of the Sierra Nevada and burned hundreds of homes.

Nevada, Fresno have same focus: How do you stop the QB?

The Pack-Bulldogs’ game could produce one of the best passing shows in college football this season

Nashville Social Club to open in Carson City in spring 2022

Carson City’s entertainment and dining scene will soon get a big boost. The Nashville Social Club is set to open next spring at 1105 South Carson Street. Owned by long time Northern Nevada residents and married couple John Procaccini and Kitty McKay, the Nashville Social Club will serve hip Southern food and drink in its 125-seat dining room, lounge and sun porch. The venue also features two stages, a Music and Banquet Hall for up to 200 guests as well as a retail promenade with micro boutiques.

Update: Man accused in Ranchos shootings enters guilty plea

A Salvadoran accused of killing four Western Nevadans in January 2019 entered guilty pleas in the deaths of Reno residents Gerald and Sharon David this morning after prosecutors decided not to pursue the death penalty.

Fluid trail leads to hit-and-run driver, Carson sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Carson City Fire Department issuing permits to burn yard debris

The Carson City Fire Department is lifting fire restrictions on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Wednesday, October 20

Dennis Cassinelli: Nevada State Asylum Cemetery

After many years of destruction and neglect, the hundreds of Nevada citizens buried there will now receive the respect and memorialization they deserve.

Joe Santoro: Is it worth it, Nick Rolovich?

Did Nick Rolovich just sabotage his college football coaching career?

Carson City residents solve Nevada Day Treasure Hunt (the clues are explained)

“This is the first year we’ve ever (participated), and we just started on Friday."

Sisolak honors Lyon County school employees

2 Lyon County school employees were named to the Recognizing Inspirational School Employees awards.

Watershed depends on the Sierra Nevada

Groups promote the understanding of the Carson River through education

Like three other rivers in the Great Basin, the Carson River has been an invaluable tributary for the area’s ranchers and farmers and other users beginning in Alpine County near Markleville, Calif., to the Carson Sink.

School district loosens face coverings for K-8

The Churchill County School District announced last week that students in grades K-8 wearing a face covering inside buildings is advisable, but face coverings are still mandatory on school transportation.

A Disney homecoming week

The Churchill County High School Student Council along with city and community leaders dyed the Maine Street fountain green Monday morning to kick off homecoming week.

Participate in Great Nevada ShakeOut

UNR’s seismological lab uses drill to help Nevadans learn, prepare for earthquakes

With recent earthquakes at Lake Tahoe and in Antelope Valley south of Lake Tahoe, and the magnitude 6.5 Monte Cristo earthquake in 2020, it should be no surprise that Nevada is earthquake country.

Upcoming County Activities

The Churchill County Museum, Library and Parks & Recreation have several events planned this month for family fall fun. Co-Ed Volleyball League from Oct. 26-Dec. 16 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m. at the City-

Jeanette Strong: Katrina, Trump, and the Big Lie

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on,” is an old saying. On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina, a Category 3 storm, hit the U.S. Gulf Coast. Katrina caused over $108 billion in damages. Nearly 2,000 people died and over 1 million were displaced. The incompetent federal response magnified the catastrophe. George W. Bush was president.

David C. Henley: Be cautious of scams and frauds during holiday season

Halloween is a few short days away, Thanksgiving and Christmas will be here before we know it and seasonal shopping is already in full swing. But scammers and crooks also are gearing up for the holiday season, according to warnings issued by the Better Business Bureau of Northern Nevada.

Saturday is the magical mystery day

Finally, the time for our Melon Felon Murder Mystery is here! Yes, Saturday is the date, so if you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, hurry down to Jeff’s Copy Express, Family Pet Connection, The Grid, or the CAPS shelter. Tickets are $50 or $275 for a table of six. The doors open at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 6 p.m.

The Nevada Traveler: The mining town of Ione was original seat of Nye County

There’s a sign at the entrance to the old mining town of Ione that proclaims it as “The Town That Refused to Die.” And it just might be true.

National Federation of Republican Women recognizes local club

Fernley Republican Women won the national Diamond Award for Achievement during the National Federation of Republican Women 41st Biennial Convention held September in Orlando. More than 500 awards were given to clubs demonstrating excellence in several key areas. The Churchill Republican Women won the Silver Achievement Award.

A community mourn for coalition leader

Brett Palmer’s vision improved state veterans’ cemetery at Fernley

Brett Palmer not only touched the military family with his leadership and vision for the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, but he also was remembered for his years as a law enforcement officer who protected his community and county.

Sweet smell of success: Federal bills treat hemp industry as normal businesses

Adrienne Snow, co-owner of Western States Hemp Co., recognizes the sweet smell of success. The Fallon businesswoman recently gave an overview to the Churchill Entrepreneurial Development Association about the business and what it now offers to consumers.

Regular season winds down with playoff berths on the line

The regular season ends in two weeks and several teams are vying for a berth in the regional tournament.

Prospective Carson City car wash water use appealed by competitors

Metro’s prospective competitors say that it’s too large of a water allotment.

Past Pages for October 20 to 22, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Wave tennis to compete in 3A regional

After the Fallon boys and girls tennis teams advanced to the semifinals of the Northern 3A team tournament last week, the Greenwave turns the corner to this weekend’s singles and doubles regional tournament.

Defense rattles Fernley in Northern 3A rivals’ game

Fallon takes advantage of 2 interceptions to post 45-14 win against longtime rival

Friday night under the lights ended with a milestone achieved by Greenwave football coach Brooke Hill. Not only did Fallon beat cross-valley rivals Fernley in a Friday night game at the Vaqueros’ field, but Hill also won his 100th game as Fallon’s head coach as the Wave walloped Fernley, 45-14.

Embattled Nevada Democrats outraise midterm election foes

Politicians are loading their campaign coffers with millions in contributions in preparation for next year's midterm elections.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 12

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 12

Tuesday, October 19

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Las Vegas councilwoman enters Nevada governor's race

Republican Michelle Fiore announced her plans to run at a news conference in Las Vegas.

Brutus the English Bulldog named Carson’s Cutest Canine

Brutus, a 3-year-old English Bulldog was the winner of the Nevada Appeal’s 2021 Carson’s Cutest Canines contest. Brutus won a gift package valued at $750 from Benson’s Feed and Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital. Picture from left are Jim Benson, owner Benson’s Feed, Margie Quirk, owner Lone Mountain Veterinary Hospital, Brutus with owner Deanina Renfrow of Carson City and friend Christian Koepsell. Brutus won the contest on over more than 250 other entries. More than 2,500 votes were cast.

Capitol in Carson City reopens to the public

After being locked down for a year and a half, the Nevada Capitol is once again open to the public.

Nevada Wolf Pack sack attack heats up

“I am so proud of the pressure we're getting after the quarterback,” Pack coach Jay Norvell said.

Dolan Auto Group Class Project community voting ends Thursday

Community voting on the Dolan Auto Group Class Project ends Thursday.

Carson Tahoe Cancer Center gets $500,000 donation

The William N. Pennington Foundation recently granted $543,898 for renovations of the no-cost lodging.

Health insurance season is upon us with more choices for 2022 in area

Health Insurance open enrollment began on Friday, Oct. 15 for those on Medicare. Open enrollment, for those age 64 and under, begins on Nov. 1.

Harris argues for Biden climate agenda at sinking Lake Mead

Vice President Kamala Harris stood before the record-low water levels of Lake Mead and made the case for the Biden administration's climate change agenda.

Carson City Juvenile Services hires a very good girl

Tofi is a two-year-old Labrador from Hungary, serving as the first therapy dog for Juvenile Services. The sheriff’s office originally purchased her as a school district drug dog, but she was too mellow for the job.

COVID-19 underscores need to diversify Tahoe tourist economy

Tahoe Prosperity Center says study underscores need to diversify Tahoe's economy.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 11

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 11

Monday, October 18

Letters to the editor for October 16, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Oct. 16, 2021

Pack's D-line tops grades against Hawaii

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 34-17 victory over the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.

NAMI seeks silent auction donations

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Western Nevada is requesting contributions for its silent auction.

Spirit of Halloween in strong force at Hangtown Music Festival

The spirit of Halloween is in full force at Hangtown Music Festival.

NHP: Dayton man standing on U.S. 50 when hit, killed

NHP said investigators don't know why Allen Lynch was standing on the highway.

Can hearing aids help reduce risks for dementia?

Some 28.8 million Americans could benefit from wearing hearing aids

Norvell: ‘We want to turn our guys loose’

The Nevada Wolf Pack is turning up the volume on the rest of the Mountain West.

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak involved in car crash

Gov. Steve Sisolak was involved in a two-car crash Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas.

Maxine Nietz: Slaughterhouse would impact quality of life

"This slaughterhouse at the east entrance is a travesty..."

Carson City supervisors to help fill Nevada Senate vacancy

The Board of Supervisors will meet Thursday.

Sunday, October 17

Trina Machacek: A freezing adventure

"This week though was remarkable enough that pulling you in just could not be passed up by me."

Carson City prescription drug round-up Oct. 23

The upcoming Drug Round-up takes place Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at four locations

Robert Rupp: Managing shoulder pain, rotator cuff injuries

Shoulder pain is often related to rotator cuff injuries.

Brett Palmer’s vision improved state veterans’ cemetery at Fernley

Brett Palmer, who died Aug. 23 at his Fernley home, was president of the Nevada Veterans Coalition.

Kelly Bullis: Speed business building depreciation

The best way to increase your wealth during such an inflationary period is to own real estate heavily leveraged with debt.

Faith & Insight: Father, brother and comforter

The Christian doctrine of the Trinity is one of the most precious and vital truths we know about God.

Lyon County eyes right growth for its needs

Panel addresses growth issues in Dayton and Lyon County

Saturday, October 16

Carson City Toyota helping Kids Foundation

Since 2003, For Kids Foundation has been providing funding for needs of children.

Guy Farmer: A slaughterhouse for Carson City?

Why should Carson City do Douglas County's dirty work?

Carson City road report for Oct. 18 to 24, 2021

Carson City road report for Oct. 18 to 24, 2021

Dancer Haley Davis rediscovers education during pandemic at WNC

Weekly update from Western Nevada College.

Nevada Highway Patrol begins year-long impaired driving program

The Nevada Highway Patrol has begun a year-long program to find and prevent impaired driving.

Hangtown Music Festival ready to celebrate 10th anniversary

Hangtown Music Festival is coming back to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The festival in Placerville, California, celebrates the spirit of Halloween with music, costumes, activities and more from Oct. 21-24.

Jim Valentine: Real Estate’s confused sea

While there is still a strong “flow” in the market, other factors are starting to stir it up a bit.

Past Pages for October 16 to 19, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson school students sign steel beam in renovation project

Eagle Valley Middle School now has a beam signed by students, staff and school alumni.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 10

Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 10

Roger Diez: Everything is bigger, including the stakes in Texas

NASCAR eliminated four drivers from the playoffs in both Cup and Xfinity at the Charlotte Roval last Sunday

Delivery driver busted for DUI, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Friday, October 15

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Notice of Applications

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Annual Statement

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Annual Statement

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Public Utilities Commission NV Energy

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Annual Statement

Senators hit game winner to topple Douglas

Carson football reclaims The Rivalry Trophy

Carson High's Isaac Avina nailed the game-winner Friday night to give the Senators their first win in The Rivalry Game in four years.

Senator Square: Carson High NJROTC cadets go pink

Carson High School NJROTC cadets wanted to do something for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Carson, Douglas football clash Friday

Senator home playoff game potentially in the balance

Carson and Douglas High School football resumes The Rivalry tonight in Minden.

Cave Rock highway work planned Monday

Lane shifts and reductions will take place Monday on Highway 50 through the Cave Rock tunnels at Tahoe as the Nevada Department of Transportation removes rock from the slope above the tunnels.

Kyler Klix: My first time seeing a bear in the wild

It was an early morning last May when I went to hike at Davis Creek in Washoe Valley. I hiked along the Ophir Trail, and my goal was to reach Price Lake, about 4.9 miles and 2,600 feet higher from where I’d leave my car. This hike goes up in elevation fast. I was moving very quickly and almost 3 miles into the hike, I came across a black bear. It was about 8:40 a.m.

Nevada Day chalk art contest sponsored by local Lions Club

The Carson City Host Lions Club is sponsoring a fun Chalk Art Contest as part of the Nevada Day festivities on Oct. 30.

Analyst: Football may help casinos extend win streak

Special events have traditionally been big-money makers for Las Vegas gaming properties.

Mariko Rajamand: Take charge of your breast health

Beginning at age 40, women should get a mammogram every 1 to 2 years.

Gaming analyst: Credit slot play, stimulus checks for Nevada's win streak

Nevada is now nearing the record for consecutive months with the gaming win at or above $1 billion.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 9

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 9

Thursday, October 14

Carson, Douglas, Lyon report COVID-19 deaths for week

Carson City Health and Human Services reported five deaths in the Quad County region from Oct. 7 to Oct. 13.

Mayor highlights Carson City’s ongoing residential developments

Mayor Lori Bagwell reviewed residential developments Thursday.

Nevada COVID numbers improving but still high in rural areas

Capacity in the 13 small hospitals is strained and impacts their ability to admit non-COVID patients.

Recipe: Lamb with Blackberry Brandy Sauce

We’re thinking of cozy evenings on the patio (under the heaters), sipping one of our favorite Fall cocktails and it’s coming up soon. Try an Old Fashioned flavored with apple, maple and spice, a Hot Pumpkin Buttered Rum, or the iconic Coffee Adele. The Piazza Picon is our take on the definitive Nevada Picon Punch. Or, if you like your drink with a little bit of sweetness, you’ll love our Salted Caramel Martini, sure to become a classic. In addition to Piazza’s Specialty cocktails, bartender Mike Lloyd is always happy to make your personal preferred concoctions, too.

Hawaii, Wolf Pack riding win streaks into Mackay

Each team will ride a two-game winning streak into the Saturday 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

Pedestrian killed in Carson City crash

A pedestrian was killed Wednesday evening when struck by a car on U.S. 50 near Deer Run Road.

Dr. Matt Boland: Stress, anxiety, and depression during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made a lot of people feel lost, anxious, depressed, or just feeling higher levels of stress in general. During this time, it has been easy to lose track of fundamental aspects of oneself, especially during periods of lockdown or closures. This includes your sense of who you are and your sense of purpose in life. When this happens, a lot of everyday routines can become overwhelming.

Get Healthy Carson City: October is Domestic Violence Awareness month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month was launched nationwide in October 1987 as a way to connect and untie individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues while raising awareness for those issues. Over the past 30 plus years, progress has been made to support domestic violence victims and survivors, to hold abusers accountable, and to create and update legislation to further those goals. Below, is one survivor’s story:

Carson City haunted houses need permits in advance of Halloween

Carson City residents who will be operating haunted houses this Halloween will need to seek the proper permits from the Fire Department and the Community Development Department in advance of the holiday.

Health officials say mask requirements in place for all Nevada counties

Nevada health officials say individuals in all 17 of the state’s counties are still required to wear face coverings.

JCDO to host Thomas Talks on Titanic, NASA

On Saturday nights, JCDO is open to the public from sundown to 11 p.m. for Star Parties.

Carson City 4-H Open House is Monday

The Carson City Extension office is hosting a 4-H Open House informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 18 at the UNR Extension office Conference Room, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12. C

EPA opens public comment on Carson River mercury cleanup

The comment period will be open for 30 days.

Cegavske says tax hikes will stay on Nevada ballot

Cegavske maintains state law requires she include measures that propose raising taxes.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 8

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 8

Wednesday, October 13

Wiggins leads Carson High girls golf to state tournament

Carson High girls golf punched its ticket to the state tournament Wednesday afternoon at Sierra Sage Golf Course.

Carson City humane society shelter celebrates anniversary

The Nevada Humane Society Animal Shelter in Carson City is celebrating its fifth anniversary Oct. 16

Joe Santoro: Enjoy it while it lasts, Wolf Pack fans

Will Carson Strong and Jay Norvell leave after this season?

JoAnne Skelly: Scary bugs

I have occasionally found some scary-looking bugs inside the house, usually on screens. These are fairly large, fierce-looking creatures called leaffooted bugs with leaf-like bits on their hind legs. They can be ¾ to 1-inch in length, which you have to admit is daunting. They are strong fliers and when something that big flies near your face, it’s startling!

Letter to the editor

The Infrastructure Bill is a joke. Only 25 percent of the money is slated to go to actually repairing our infrastructure. The rest is so full of "pork" that the Democrats could start the

Artists compete outdoors in Carson City this weekend

Outdoor watercolor artists will paint Carson City’s historic district this weekend as part of an “En Plein Air” competition. The Carson City Democrat Women’s Society and artist Colleen Reynolds are hosting the event.

Homecoming in full swing at UNR

Join the Nevada Alumni Association along with Nevada Athletics and the Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) for a fun-filled week of activities. GO PACK!

Carson City Arts and Culture Master Plan revised in joint meeting

Carson City commissions are considering changes to the plan last revised in 2016.

Reclamation develops big river system

Building of dams, recent fish screens enhance the Truckee River

During the past 120 years, the development of dams and other systems have enhanced the delivery of water to farmers as well as providing additional water to Pyramid Lake and its fisheries.

October storms roars through valley

Rain a respite from summer’s record-setting temperatures

October has come in with a crack, snapple and pop with the area’s first major storm to begin a new water year.

Trunk or treat set

Churchill County Search & Rescue is hosting Trunk or Treat from 5-8 p.m. Oct. 31. The trunk or treat is at Venturacci Park, 321 Venturacci Lane. Set up starts at 4 p.m. Decorate your vehicle. For information, email

Sheer star power here in Fallon

As Oct. 23, the day of our Murder Mystery Theater, draws closer, I would like to tantalize everyone with a lineup of our delightful characters. As always, our actors are community favorites who you can boo and cheer.

The Nevada Traveler: It’s a name that just jumps out at you: The mining camp of Bullfrog

Ruins of the former Bullfrog Jail, one of the few remnants still standing in the old mining camp of Bullfrog. Bullfrog boasted just about the best name ever for a Nevada mining camp. How it came to have that name, however, isn’t as clear. Historians s

Crochet Project and new lamb leader at High Desert Grange

The Crochet Project begins Oct, 21, at 6 p.m. at the Pizza Factory in the Stillwater Plaza. Teacher Samantha Horning, a 24-year U.S. Air Force veteran, has been crocheting since she was 8 years old. In addition to teaching both left- and right-handed crochet, she will also teach pattern reading. The Crochet Project is open to High Desert Grange members only.

Commissioners take action at Thursday meeting

The Churchill County Commissioners met Thursday and approved or discussed the following agenda items.

Oasis news: Signs bring smiles to residents of Homestead

Bright colors and cheerful messages were sent to the residents of Homestead this past week. Kindergarteners through high school students created posters for the outside windows of seniors in the facility with the goal of bringing a smile to their faces.

Installation begins on new traffic signals on Alternate U.S. 50

The Nevada Department of Transportation will begin construction Wednesday of traffic signals to enhance traffic flow and safety at two Alternate U.S. 50 intersections at River Ranch Road and Nevada Pacific Parkway in Fernley.

Local college student in end-stage kidney failure seeking transplant donor

Former Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center registered nurse Masha Zelenin is asking the community’s help for her son, 19, who is in need of a kidney transplant as soon as possible.

County, School District Bulletins

The Churchill County Museum, Library and Parks & Recreation have several events planned this month for family fall fun.

Research aims to increase crop drought tolerance

Professor awarded grant from National Science Foundation

John Cushman, foundation professor with the University of Nevada, Reno, has been awarded a $1.55 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on improving drought tolerance and water-use efficiency of plants to help preserve agricultural productivity in the face of rising temperatures and prolonged droughts.

Elko comes back to stun Fallon, 32-19

Greenwave drops 1st league game, travels to Fernley

ELKO — After spotting Fallon a 12-0 lead, the Elko football team came back to outscore Fallon by four touchdowns for the remainder of the game in a 32-19 win Saturday afternoon. Fallon, which sits at 1-1 in the 3A East, travels to Fernley (1-0) on Friday for a key battle against its cross-valley rival. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

Reid places 3rd in final tournament, qualifies for state

The Lady Wave golf team finished the regular season last week and qualified one for next week’s state tournament in Mesquite.

Roundup: Lady Wave splits in volleyball, soccer; cross country runners place in top 10

The Greenwave’s girls sports held strong last week, with the volleyball and soccer teams scoring splits against Elko County schools, while a pair of cross-country runners cracked into the top 10 in Winnemucca.

New SBA loan rules a ‘huge benefit for borrowers’

Like most small business owners, Tim and Katie Hall, owners of Silver Bear Swim School, wished they had the ability to buy a building they operate in rather than continue to pump out rent money.

Dennis Cassinelli: ‘Prehistoric global warming’

The following information is proven factual by many scientific studies. Prehistoric mankind arrived in the Great Basin near the end of the last major Ice Age. The melting glaciers and moist climate of the time created Ancient Lake Lahontan and a vast network of lakes and marshes teeming with fish and waterfowl. The early human inhabitants lived along the shores of the lakes and marshes, fishing and hunting mammoth, mammals and the abundant waterfowl.

New music series begins at the Brewery Arts Center

The Brewery Arts Center will be starting a new singer/songwriter series this Saturday night in what was formerly the Maizie Harris Jesse Black Box Theater, now simple known as The Maizie. Musicale @TheMaizie will be performed in an intimate setting with local and touring singer/songwriters giving them an opportunity to connect with the audience, interact and discuss the creative process. The definition of musicale is “a musical gathering or concert, typically small and informal” and that is exactly what this series is intended to be.

Past Pages for Oct. 13-15, 2021

A man named Rolf was knocked down by a passing train in Gold Hill night before last and received what are regarded as serious injuries. He was drunk.

Mountain West Notebook: Strong bounces back after rough start

Carson Strong did not appreciate the way he started the game against New Mexico State this past Saturday night.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 7

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 7

Tuesday, October 12

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City of Fallon Advertisement for Bids

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Request for Proposals

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice Public Hearing

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Appointive Position Vacancy

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Publication of Ordinance

Senior Night thriller

Carson girls soccer uses late goal to tie Mustangs

Carson High girls soccer used a late tally to bring some drama to Senior Night.

Cauley set up for second professional bout

Douglas County native and Reno High alumni, Sullivan Cauley, is set for his second Bellator bout this Saturday 11 months after his first win with the promotion.

In $56.9 million deal, California firm acquires Tahoe Biltmore

EKN Development Group plans to continue operation of the 113-room hotel and casino while finalizing plans for development of the 15-acre site.

Reno retailers prep for holidays as supply chain hiccups continue

Mounting challenges — including factory shutdowns, computer chip shortages and clogged ports — are rattling retailers as they prepare for the crucial holiday shopping season, an eight-week window that for many can account for more than half of annual sales.

Tour of historic Sutro Tunnel site Sunday

The Friends of the Sutro Tunnel will offer the public an opportunity to explore the 28-acre mining site from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and look at ongoing work to restore the on-site carriage house, warehouse and other facilities.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 6

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 6

Monday, October 11

East Fork arrest warrant issued in Ranchos murder cases

An arrest warrant has been issued in the shooting deaths of two Gardnerville Ranchos women within three days of one another in January 2019. Wilber Martinez-Guzman will remain in custody in Washoe County while awaiting trial in two murders there.

Grading the Pack: Secondary needs improvement heading into Homecoming

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 55-28 victory over the New Mexico State Aggies last Saturday at Mackay Stadium . . .

Mountain West rankings: Pack looks Strong, as Nevada holds onto top spot

The Nevada Wolf Pack needed just two good quarters Saturday night to whip the New Mexico State Aggies, 55-28, at Mackay Stadium.

Carson City deputies find steroids and HGH in residence

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

Mile High Jazz Band presents ‘Big Band in the Black Box’

The band will perform "Big Band in the Black Box" from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Jim Hartman: GOP’s abortion law blunder

Texas Republicans have blundered into handing Democrats a potent issue for 2022.

Lyon County investigating human remains found in a burned car

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is investigating human remains found in a burned out car on Sunday morning. According to a press release, at 8:42 a.m. deputies responded to an area on Gallagher Pass in Smith Valley where they found a burned out car and the remains.

Interior released $348 million for Nevada projects

The Department of the Interior has released $348 million for 62 projects throughout Nevada and the Tahoe Basin. The projects range from habitat conservation, wildfire prevention, recreation improvements and sensitive land acquisition.

Hydropower decline adds strain to power grids in drought

After water levels at a California dam fell to historic lows this summer, the main hydropower plant it feeds was shut down. At the Hoover Dam in Nevada — one of the country's biggest hydropower generators — production is down by 25%. If extreme drought persists, federal officials say a dam in Arizona could stop producing electricity in coming years.

Strong passes for 6 TDs, Nevada beats New Mexico St. 55-28

Carson Strong threw a career-high six touchdown passes — four in the second quarter — and Nevada cruised to a 55-28 win over New Mexico State on Saturday night.

Overdose deaths up sharply in Nevada

State health officials say despite the availability of treatment programs, accidental drug overdose deaths continue to increase in Nevada.

First Nevada pot dispensary on Idaho line cleared to open

The first Nevada marijuana dispensary on the Idaho border has been cleared to open in the rural Elko County town of Jackpot.

Sunday, October 10

Trina Machacek: Droning on and on

I say the word drone and you probably picture a flying thingy with whizzing tiny propellers and a plastic shell for a body that is probably white with black accents.

Defendant gets new sentencing in DUI reckless driving conviction

The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man convicted of reckless driving in a crash that left two dead.

National Federation of Republican Women recognizes Fernley Club for achievement

The National Federation of Republican Women is the largest grassroots Republican women’s organization in the country.

Jim Valentine: A river runs through it

Water in the desert does magic. Protect it and use it wisely.

Faith & Insight: Expect the unexpected

There is one thing that we have all learned from the last two years — nothing ever happens as expected.

Carson school board to consider special revenue funds, Family Life Committee report

The board will consider special revenue funds for English language learners, students in the Gifted and Talented Education program and at-risk learners.

Saturday, October 9

Carson City birth announcements for September 16 to 29, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for September 16 to 29, 2021

Carson City Ghost Walk set for Oct. 23

Carson City’s spooky and intriguing history is explored and theatrically re-lived in the 29th annual all day Carson City Ghost Walk.

Carson City road report for October 11 to 17, 2021

Carson City road report for October 11 to 17, 2021.

Lockdown on display at CCAI Exhibition in WNC’s Bristlecone Gallery

The exhibition is in the gallery through Dec. 22.

Carson City agencies train for active shooter situation

The Carson City Courthouse is hosting an 'active shooter' training today. Local law enforcement and first responders are participating in the training to practice better coordination across agencies in critical incidents.

Senator Square: Chatting with Chambers, Fit Check, and more at Carson High School

Senators Now Digital Media, with teacher and yearbook adviser Cynthia Mills, has brought back another school year of Chatt’N with Chambers

Cortez Masto announces $1.4 million community policing grants

Funds will provide $1.25 million to the Nevada System of Higher Education to fund a regional de-escalation training center.

Kelly Bullis: Congress changing retirement stuff

Congress is willing to mess with one of the sacred cows of politics.

Past Pages for October 9 to 12, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Frightful sight at Governor’s Mansion, trick-or-treating set to return

It’s that time. The ghouls are creeping around the Governor’s Mansion.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 5

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 5

Friday, October 8

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Notice of Vacancy Family Life Committee

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Notice to Creditors

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Pubic Utilities Commission

Bishop Manogue overpowers Carson on Senior Night

Carson High football celebrated Senior Night against Bishop Manogue Friday.

Roger Diez: Wallace’s win is one for history books

It was a historic weekend at Talladega for a couple of reasons. The most obvious was Bubba Wallace’s win in the rain-delayed, rain-shortened Monday Cup race.

Carson City slaughterhouse appeal filed

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will decide if Carson City is the right place for a slaughterhouse. Resident Maxine Nietz filed an appeal of the Planning Commission’s approval of the slaughterhouse on Friday. During public comment time at the Sept. 29 planning meeting, Nietz cited concerns that have been echoed by many others, including odor, smell, waste, and pollution of the Carson River.

Justice awards Nevada $22 million for victims and public safety

The funding will help protect victim legal rights and get survivors on the road to recovery.

Man lying in ditch gets a bed (at the jail), Carson sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Nevada lawmakers plan for once-in-a-decade redistricting

Nevada lawmakers tasked with planning for the state's redistricting and reapportionment process convened for the first time on Thursday and designed a plan to seek public input and use mapping tools to redraw the state's political maps.

State Sen. Ben Kieckhefer resigns from Legislature

Republican State Sen. Ben Kieckhefer of Reno announced Friday that he has resigned from the Nevada Legislature.

Carson City Brewery Arts Center requests community input on strategic plan

The Brewery Arts Center is asking community members to share their ideas and feedback.

Nevada U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen defends abortion rights

Abortion opponents see an opportunity for the conservative-leaning high court to overturn Roe v. Wade.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 4

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 4

Thursday, October 7

CCHHS: 9 COVID-19 deaths in Quad Counties during week

CCHHS reported nine deaths due to COVID-19 in the Quad County region from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6.

Tech company asks to withdraw Storey County 'Innovation Zone' plan

Blockchains, which owns a large portion Storey County, said on Thursday that it no longer planned to build a smart city.

Senator football playoff push

Carson High football welcomes the Bishop Mangoue Miners to town Friday.

A family affair

Former players now help coach Douglas volleyball

Numerous Douglas High volleyball alumni have come back to assist their former head coach Suzi Townsell.

NHP: Driver in high-speed I-80 chase tried to hit DOT crew

State troopers arrested a man in a stolen car following a chase east of Reno that reached speeds up to 110 mph.

Capping tax credits doesn’t require 2/3 majorities, Nevada Supreme Court rules

A legislative decision capping tax credits for low income education scholarships did not violate the state constitution.

Carson City supervisors approve final subdivision map for Silver View Townhomes

The development is proposing to add 34 single-family residential lots on a 2.75-acre parcel.

1-win NMSU visits Mackay on Saturday

Jay Norvell did his best this week to praise the New Mexico State Aggies.

Carson City agencies to hold 'active shooter' training Saturday

Carson City residents and visitors are encouraged to avoid the courthouse on Musser Street this Saturday, Oct. 9. City agencies including the Fire department, Sheriff’s office, Department of Alternative Sentencing, and Juvenile Services will be conducting a day-long “Active Shooter Response” training.

JoAnne Skelly: Plant daffodils now

To have a successful spring display, start with large, firm, healthy daffodil bulbs.

Reno to Carson City motorcade will protest wild horse roundups

Event organizers said the 31-mile drive represents the length of a single file line of 20,000 horses.

Dennis Cassinelli: The Silver State flour mill

Like many people in western Nevada, I have a few choice pieces of antique yard art at my home.

Rep. Horsford praises Biden for ending longest war in U.S. history

Nevada's 4th U.S. House District Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Las Vegas, defended the Biden administration's decision to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 3

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 3

Husband, wife both arrested for domestic battery, Carson sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday, October 6

Letters to the Editor for October 6, 2021

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

Senator girls soccer runs with, but falls to Douglas

Carson High went south Wednesday to take on its rival in Douglas.

3 Sierra passes to close Thursday ahead of winter storm

California highway officials say they will close three mountain passes near the Nevada line between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park on Thursday

Joe Santoro: The Pack has caught the Broncos

The victory at Boise State was more meaningful than simply an emotional triumph over a long-time rival.

Carson High students get virtual glimpse inside Navy

Carson High School students on Tuesday were able to use an app through the Oculus Rift headset that simulates a mission using a steering wheel and throttle system to replicate a high-speed special warfare combatant-craft to rescue Navy SEALs, the elite Sea, Air and Land teams that conduct special operations to gather intelligence or capture or eliminate targets in maritime, jungle, urban or other hazardous environments.

Sisolak declares Wednesday Energy Efficiency Day

Gov. Steve Sisolak has declared Wednesday Energy Efficiency Day in Nevada.

Rain, snow enter Carson City forecast

Cooler temperatures with rain and snow showers are in the forecast for Carson City, according to the National Weather Service.

Carson City marriage license fees support domestic violence organizations

A ribbon cutting for AEDV’s Intervention & Resource Center is set for Thursday.

Past Pages for October 6 to 8, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

DVI month brings awareness to abuse

Mayor says domestic violence hurts, destroys families

Domestic Violence Intervention Month kicked off Friday with the ceremonial purple dyeing of the Maine Street fountain and a relocation to downtown Fallon to better serve their clients.

Water: More precious than gold

Reclamation Act makes the desert bloom for ag producers

To ranchers and farmers in the Lahontan Valley, water is more precious than gold in providing an agricultural lifeline to the thousands of people who call this area home.

Laxalt makes first campaign stop in Fallon

Former attorney general hosts ‘greet and meet’

Former Nevada Attorney General Paul Laxalt, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Catherine Cortez Masto, made a meet and greet stop in Fallon on Sunday at a local pizza parlor to introduce himself and to talk about some of the issues.

Museum offers Traditional Lifeways classes

Join Churchill County Museum’s Donna Cossette as she shares her expertise and knowledge of the Toi-Ticutta people.

Seventh graders receive copies of the Constitution

Jeanette Strong, who was accompanied by other members, said 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention endorsed the Constitution in 1787. New Hampshire ratified the constitution on June 21, 1788, and the first Congress under the newly adopted Constitution convened in New York City on March 4, 1789. James Madison drafted the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

School warns about TikTok challenges

TikTok challenges and dares are affecting the Churchill County middle and senior-high school campuses, said Dr. Summer Stephens, superintendent of Churchill County schools.

Reid’s aide had hand in NAS Fallon improvements

Retired general killed last month in auto accident

A military service was conducted Saturday in Las Vegas for Robert Herbert, a former policy adviser to Sen. Harry Reid and retired major general in the Nevada Army National Guard.

Jeanette Strong: The supreme law of the land

“This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.” U.S. Constitution, Article VI, Clause 2.

Tom Riggins: Our injustice system

During one of his final speeches, Justice Antonin Scalia rhetorically asked, "Do you think the American people would ever have ratified the Constitution if they had been told 'the meaning of this document shall be whatever a majority of the Supreme Court says it is?’" I think the answer to that question is obvious. That being the case, why do we condone decisions of a single district judge base on that judge’s the political opinions?

The Nevada Traveler: Beatty is gateway to Death Valley, ghost towns and natural attractions

From its earliest days, the reason behind the founding of the Southern Nevada community of Beatty was water.

David C. Henley: Protests on Columbus Day

When I was a kid growing up in Southern California, I always looked forward to the arrival of Columbus Day, which this year falls Oct. 11.

Cantaloupe and the Melon Felon

After a one-year hiatus, CAPS Murder Mystery Theater is returning to the social scene. Prepare yourself to be delighted and entertained. This year’s play written, by Christopher W. Daniels, takes place at our very own Cantaloupe Festival. Christopher gives new meaning to “melondrama” (pun intended).

Remembering one of Fallon’s greatest athletes

Val York played on championship teams and served in Vietnam

His shooting from the basketball court led to championships for both Fallon and the University of Nevada.

Defense, big plays lift Fallon over Spring Creek in league opener

A defensive battle in the first half let up after the break as the Greenwave football team exploded for 22 points to knock off Spring Creek, 28-14, Saturday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Greenwave, Bighorns enter home stretch of regular season

The Greenwave and Bighorns high school teams finished the first half of the regular season last month with the standings starting to take shape in the team sports.

Get Healthy Carson City: Think Pink for mammograms this October

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is recognized every October to remind the community of the importance of screening for breast cancer.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 2

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 2

Tuesday, October 5

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Seeking Architectural Design Professionals

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Notice of Default and Foreclosure Sale

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Public Hearing on Proposed Ordinance

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Lien Sale Trailer

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Seeking Architectural Design Professionals

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Gambling expo returns, masked and vaccinated, to Las Vegas

The event at The Venetian Expo center has drawn up to 27,000 attendees in recent years.

Carson sheriff seeks stolen debit card suspect

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance with identifying and locating a suspect who on Aug. 30 at about 10 a.m. used a stolen debit card at Dotty’s Casino, 3331 Highway 50 East in Carson City.

Nevada, Nevadans get over $38 billion in federal pandemic money

The committee is charged with figuring out how to spend the portion of the cash that they have some control over.

Pack's Norvell turns to ticket sales after Boise win

A look around the Mountain West Conference football scene.

Tribes: New evidence proves massacre was at Nevada mine site

Tribal lawyers are asking a judge to reconsider her earlier refusal to block digging at a proposed lithium mine.

Schoolchildren in Carson City to celebrate Walk to School Day Wednesday

Students in Carson City are invited to participate in various Walk to School Day events Wednesday, Oct. 6.

Titus: Vegas focuses on new type of tourist, the 'bleisure traveler’

It is estimated that 243 million business trips in the U.S. turn into "bleisure" trips.

COVID shots required for all Nevada college workers Dec. 1

Employees at all public universities and colleges in Nevada are required to get vaccinations by Dec. 1 or face termination.

'Carry on their legacy': How the Great Basin Brewing merger unfolded

“This is a legacy brewery — the oldest in Nevada — and one that’s still poised to do the most damage," said Reno restaurateur Mark Estee, CEO of Local Food Group, new owners of Great Basin Brewing Company.

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 1

2021 Nevada Day Treasure Hunt Clue No. 1

Monday, October 4

Running backs, D-line lead Nevada at Boise State

Grading Nevada’s 41-31 victory over Boise State.

VA awards $31,495 for adaptive sports programs in Reno and Las Vegas

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a $31,495 grant to support adaptive sports programs for veterans.

Nevada council recommends raising unemployment tax for 2022

The current tax level 1.65%; businesses paid 2.65 percent during the great recession.

Michael Hohl in Carson City holds pet food drive through October

Throughout October, Carson City's Michael Hohl Motor Co., is collecting pet food donations.

Nevada Wolf Pack back on top of Mountain West

The Mountain West has a definite silver and blue tint to it this week.

Walk to School Day set in Carson City

Walk To School Day is set for Oct. 6 in Carson City

Carson sheriff seeks ID of suspect in gas station battery

Suspect is 5 feet, 8 inches to 6 feet tall, bald and very muscular.

Supervisors to hear analysis of ethnic disparities in Carson City COVID-19 cases

The Board of Supervisors, doubling as the Board of Health, will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

Chili Bingo Night benefits Carson City schools band programs

Carson High School’s Blue Thunder Marching Band’s biggest fundraiser of the year takes place Oct. 15.

Rethink the ink: Reno-Carson tattoo removal shops manage growing demand

While the pandemic triggered a boom in people getting tattoos, it also drove many others to get old ink removed. And that can mean big business, considering it can cost up to $3,000 to fully remove a tattoo.

Gardnerville's Spires named Realtor of the Year

Nevada Realtors honored 2021 President Brad Spires as the statewide association’s Realtor of the Year.

Sunday, October 3

Ron Knecht and Janet Bro: Fred Weinberg: great American and radio good guy

Frederic Marc Weinberg, chief executive officer of USA Radio Networks and Nevada Radio LLC, passed away Sept. 23

Sierra Lutheran senior earns national academic honor

Caleb Potts named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Former Nevada Assemblywoman Spiegel running for Secretary of State

Spiegel, a Democrat, served five terms in the Assembly (2009 and 2013-19).

Adams Hub Center for Innovation launching Adams Hub Executive Speakers Series

Adams Hub Center for Innovation is proud to announce the first of its Adams Hub Executive Speakers Series. Speakers are selected based on their expertise on topics that benefit small business owners and executive professionals in the Carson City region. The first of the invited speakers for the series is Ramon Ray. Ray is a highly entertaining and a renowned business owner, author, and speaker on the topic of attracting customers. His session is titled Be the Celebrity CEO. Build Your Personal Brand, after his book of the same name.

Faith & Insight: The surprisingly welcoming nature of God

Few things lead to butterflies in the stomach like a brand new connection.

Nevada Day Treasure Hunt kicks off Tuesday

This year marks the seventh year of the Mahe family running the hunt, but Jennifer Mahe says it will be the family’s last.

Saturday, October 2

Rusty Goe wins national book of the year honor

Goe’s three-volume book, “The Confident Carson City Coin Collector,” received the Numismatic Literary Guild’s Book of the Year award.

Guy Farmer: Top generals contradict Biden

It was quite remarkable to watch last Tuesday and Wednesday.

Carson City road report October 4 to 10, 2021

Carson City road report October 4 to 10, 2021

Nevada's Cortez Masto continues fight for immigration reform

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said Congress is failing to address immigration reform.

Jim Valentine: What is included in the sale?

In a real estate transaction there is a lot of communication that occurs, much of it being representation.

Past Pages for October 2 to 5, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Endangered status proposed for Nevada flower at lithium mine

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a proposed rule to add Tiehm's buckwheat to the endangered list.

Roger Diez: NASCAR at Talladega with playoff on line

Last weekend IndyCar crowned a new champion, a NASCAR Cup driver punched his ticket to the next playoff round, and a driver scored his 100th Formula 1 victory.

Friday, October 1

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Senator football struggles with Spanish Springs

Carson High football didn't have the same intensity Friday night against Spanish Springs that Senator fans have seen this season.

Record scoring required to advance through Dayton qualifier Friday

21 Advance from Korn Ferry Tour Qualifier at Dayton Valley, Wiebe Low Qualifier at 20-under

The final round concluded Friday at the Dayton Valley Golf Course, which hosted its 26th consecutive Korn Ferry Tour qualifier this week.

Senator Square: FCA member shares vision

News and notes from Carson High School.

Cannabis lounges coming to Nevada with host of new laws

A flurry of laws passed by the Nevada Legislature earlier this year took effect Friday.

JoAnne Skelly: My pumpkin is puny

Growing giant pumpkin is a passion for some gardeners.

4th year since Las Vegas massacre stirs emotions, ceremonies

Friday is the fourth anniversary of the Las Vegas mass shooting.

Letters to the Editor for September 29, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Sept. 29, 2021

Get Healthy, Carson City: Community immunity: Community flu clinics

Beginning in October and lasting through May, flu season is the period when flu germs are most likely to be around.

Three Carson City students win state fire prevention poster contest

The artwork and design of three fifth grade students from Fremont and Seeliger elementary schools in Carson City has won the 2021 State of Nevada Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest.

Californians driving 100 mph held for DUI, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.