Stories for September 2021


Thursday, September 30

Ronni Hannaman: Manufacturing provides lucrative employment

As we celebrate National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 1, we wish to shed a bright light on the impact of manufacturing in our region and most specifically Carson City.

Bonanza Kennel Club of Carson City dog show starts Friday

Almost 800 dogs and their owners will strut their stuff this weekend at the annual Bonanza Kennel Club of Carson City Dog Show.

10 COVID-19 deaths in Lyon, 5 in Carson during week

CCHHS reported 17 deaths due to COVID-19 from Sept. 23 to Sept. 29.

Carson schools vandalized as part of social media ‘challenge’

Soap dispensers and towel dispensers attached to walls were vandalized, also damaging sheetrock.

New cases and hospitalizations from COVID falling in Nevada

Health officials say the number of new cases of COVID-19 and the number of hospitalizations is falling in Nevada.

Court rules Guzman will face separate murder trials in Washoe and Douglas

Court orders two trials for Douglas County, Reno murders

Pack hopes past performance is not prediction for Boise

Nevada will get a chance to exorcise some demons on Saturday.

Nevada gaming win tops $1 billion for sixth straight month

The $1.16 billion reported by licensees was 57 percent higher than the same month in 2020 when win totaled $742.9 million.

Bed-and-breakfast slated for Rinckel Mansion in Carson City

The property was purchased by Sarah Martin. The sale price was $1.2 million.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office warns against check fraud scams

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has been receiving reports of check fraud scams related to social media outlets like Facebook and Instagram.

Planning Commission approves Carson City slaughterhouse with new conditions

The Carson City Planning Commission on Wednesday night granted Carson Valley Meats a special use permit to construct a slaughterhouse along Highway 50. Though, after hearing public comment, they agreed to alter the conditions of approval.

Amodei still considering run for Nevada governor

"I will tell you this: I am not taken with the field so far."

Trina Machacek: Cake is good food

if I have dessert first I’m pretty sure that I will then have the feeling I should skip the main meal.

Carson City sheriff releases summer crime stats

The list includes eight arrests involving drug-endangered children.

Wednesday, September 29

Three tied for second round lead at Dayton Valley

Korn Ferry Tour Qualifier completes day two

Day two at the Korn Ferry Tour Qualifier left the leaderboard in a ahuffle.

Carson misses chance at handing Hug first loss

Hug High boys' soccer and Carson tangled Wednesday night.

Dennis Cassinelli: Nevada’s first two rain robberies happened on the same day.

The first and second train robberies in Nevada happened 20 hours and 380 miles apart to the same train on the same day.

Nevada filmmaker and journalist Myron Dewey dies

Citizen of the Walker River Paiute Tribe who primarily resided in Schurz.

Ely prison employee charged with trying to smuggle drugs to an inmate

Angelica Aguliar, 25, was arrested on charges she attempted to smuggle meth into Ely State Prison for an inmate.

Douglas High football heads into the home stretch

Douglas High football heads to Damonte Ranch (2-3) this Friday night.

Pack's Norvell needs to be the difference at Boise State

Nevada coach Jay Norvell should be the difference when the Pack plays Boise State.

Tiger girls’ soccer ties Bishop Manogue

A look back at a few Douglas High prep sports events from the last few days.

Carson City school board hires superintendent search firm

Nevada Association of School Boards will be paid $9,500.

$7.5M expansion is biggest in Mt. Rose ski resort history

The new chairlift in the Lakeview mountain zone is expected to be completed ahead of the 2022-23 winter season.

Finnell grabs lead in Korn Ferry Tour Qualifier at Dayton Valley with 8-under 64

After one round, Finnell has top marks at Dayton qualifier

The Korn Ferry Tour Qualifier at Dayton Valley Golf Club got underway Tuesday.

Man who admitted killing Nevada Highway trooper gets life in prison

John Leonard Dabritz avoided a death penalty trial by pleading guilty but mentally ill.

Newlands Project breathed life into agriculture

The Truckee Canal’s Derby Dam channeled water to Fernley and Hazen

A congressional act more than a century ago changed the Lahontan Valley from a desert to a blooming paradise for agriculture.

Memorial service honors 8 veterans

FERNLEY — Eight veterans were remembered Thursday for their service to the nation in a military ceremony at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

Oasis Academy receives 5-star rating

Oasis Academy received the maximum results from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing administered during the past school year.

Past Pages for September 29 to October 1, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Flu shot clinics offered at Carson City schools in October

The vaccine will only be available as injectable for all age groups for the 2021-22 flu season.

CCHS senior completes Rattlesnake project to earn Eagle Scout recognition

The pandemic left Toby Escobar in a tough situation in completing his Eagle Scout project before turning 18 in July.

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.

Pick up at Churchill County Social Services Office

Wishing Tree is a program providing holiday gifts for children in our community and is a combined effort between local agencies and community members.

Fallon native serves at Naval Air Station Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Fallon native serves at Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida.

Whisker fatigue is painful!

Me and Ow here. We are guest writers for the week thanks to Watson. It is National Pain Awareness Month, and we would like to introduce our readers to a painful condition known as whisker fatigue.

The Nevada Traveler: Plenty of history found at Ward Charcoal Ovens

Many people are familiar with the Ward Charcoal Ovens, the beehive-shaped stone historic landmarks located south of Ely. Few, however, realize the ovens were only part of a much larger mining district that included the town of Ward, once the largest community in White Pine County.

Oasis announces Buster’s Best for September

Each month students will be selected that exemplify what Buster, Oasis Academy’s mascot, looks for in Oasis 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.

Fernley Republican Women donate books

The Fernley Republican Women is committed to fostering literacy in the community. Each September, they participate in the National Federation of Republican Women’s Literacy Month by sponsoring literacy projects.

Churchill County Parks & Recreation hosts No Hill Hundred bike race

Join us for a beautiful fall day in rural Nevada for a fully supported ride along the scenic roads of Churchill County. The course is entirely flat and is a perfect ride for a great end to the season. Spend the day cycling the prehistoric Lahontan Lake bottom that is now the Desert Oasis of Nevada!

Fastest Gun Alive World Championship returns to Fallon

The Cowboy Fast Draw Association will host the 14th annual The Fastest Gun Alive World Championship of Cowboy Fast Draw, Friday through Sunday at the Churchill County Fairgrounds.

Great Basin National Park ranger awarded Citation of Valor

The head of law enforcement at Great Basin National Park is being recognized for his bravery.

Tuesday, September 28

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Public Utilities Commission

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Application to Appropriate Water

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Land Sale

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Important Tax Notice

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Notice of Hearing

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Bid DMV Carson City Rooftop Unit Replacement

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Bid ADA Upgrades, Warm Springs Correctional Center

Cortes, Tomita combine for game-winner

Carson girls soccer bests Spanish Springs Tuesday

Carson High School girls soccer took care of Spanish Springs for the second time this season.

School district to continue requiring masks until transmission rates fall

The Carson City School District announced Tuesday it will continue to require all individuals, including students, employees, parents, vendors, volunteers, visitors and guests, to wear face coverings when indoors and when on school buses.

Back on the road

Carson High football heads to Spanish Springs this Friday

Carson High School football is back on the road this week, heading to Spanish Springs.

All Nevada counties flagged for high risk of COVID-19 transmission

Masks are required for everyone regardless of whether they are vaccinated or not in public indoor spaces and crowded outdoor settings.

Notebook: Pack loses Elijah Cooks for season, again

Football notes from around the Mountain West Conference.

TRPA awards $11M in transportation grants at Lake Tahoe

The agency announced the improvements will help the region recover from the Caldor Fire

Colleagues remember general’s legacy to Nevada

Tributes are pouring in for Robert Herbert, a former policy adviser to Sen. Harry Reid and retired major general in the Nevada Army National Guard.

Las Vegas hotel Cosmopolitan being sold in $5.65B deal

New owners include the Cherng Family Trust, headed by Panda Express billionaires Andrew and Peggy Cherng.

Kids see mom hit dad with pole, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Monday, September 27

Miles Construction’s Cary Richardson reappointed to NCIA Facilities Design Committee

The committee focuses on providing guidelines and framework for building design options for legal producers of cannabis.

Las Vegas man faces added charges in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Nathaniel DeGrave, 32, of Las Vegas is charged with federal offenses including conspiracy, obstructing an official proceeding and assaulting, resisting or impeding officers.

Two arrested in Carson City opioid ring case

A Carson City couple has been arrested on charges they operated an opioid distribution ring.

As Nevada visits, is Boise State back on track?

The Broncos used a stifling defense, a game-breaking trick play and an efficient offense to hand Utah State its first loss of the season.

Polar Express Train Rides return to Carson City with a call for actors

Casting call dates are Tuesday, Sept. 28 and Wednesday, Sept. 29, 6 to 9 p.m.

Fire weather watch issued; freezing temps possible Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning Monday 11 a.m. to Tuesday 5 a.m.

Jim Valentine: Niche areas of real estate

To work in such a niche area requires specialized knowledge, training and understanding

Buyer of tiny Nevada town finds plentiful water underground

There appears to be something like a river flowing beneath the remote community south of Las Vegas.

Trina Machacek: What a daisy says

Along the path of life we learn many things.

Nevada bond rating upgraded

Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investor Services and S&P Global all rate Nevada as stable.

Grant awarded to establish trail building school

Great Basin Institute has been awarded a $160,000 grant to create the nation’s first professional recreational trail building school.

Sunday, September 26

Kelly Bullis: What value are Forest Service managers?

Make massive changes in the way the forest services handle putting out small fires and bring back logging to the forests.

‘Graphics Extraordinaire 2021’ on display at Brick in Carson City

The Capital City Arts Initiative exhibit is on display from Sept. 27 through Dec. 3.

Tara Riddle: Homemade buttermilk biscuits (recipe)

Biscuits for breakfast sandwiches, gravy dishes, dinner sides, or smother them in your favorite marmaladH

Survey says travelers are returning to the Reno airport

brief survey by the Reno Tahoe Airport Authority indicates more people are again traveling by air.

Faith & Insight: Arms wide open

Are we inviting people with one open arm while keeping them at arm’s distance with the other?

Firm gets financing to build Silver Springs airport hangar

Silver Springs Regional Airport will see construction of a state-of-the-art aircraft hangar.

Saturday, September 25

Guy Farmer: Yucca Mountain and the state of Jefferson

I usually return to Carson with a couple of column ideas after visiting friends in Southern California

Carson City road report for September 27 to October 3, 2021

Carson City road report for September 27 to October 3, 2021

Get Healthy Carson City: What is cholesterol?

What is the difference between “good” cholesterol and “bad” cholesterol?

Carson City School Board sponsoring American Citizen Essay Contest

The Carson City School District’s Board of Trustees holding the 20th annual American Citizen Essay Contest.

Past Pages for September 25 to 28, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City student turnover, development results in $2M revenue loss

Fiscal Services Director Andrew Feuling said the district has funds to offset adverse economic impacts.

Roger Diez: NASCAR back in Las Vegas this weekend

NASCAR is at Las Vegas, IndyCar finishes its season on the streets of Long Beach

Friday, September 24

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AT&T Mobility New Telecommunications Equipment

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Notice of Hearing

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Public Utilities Commission

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Public Utilities Commissions

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice to Creditors

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Adopted Ordinance

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Formal Amendment to the CAMPO TIP

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Notice of Applications

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Notice of Applications

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice to Creditors

Senators' confidence rising, despite loss to McQueen

Carson High keeps Lancer football within reach until fourth quarter

Carson High football welcomed arguably the toughest team in Northern Nevada to town for Homecoming Friday night.

Tiger football can't hang with Reed on homecoming

Douglas High School football welcomed the Reed Raiders to town on Homecoming Friday night.

Carson High School crowns homecoming king, queen

Carson High School crowned Parsa Hadjighasemi and Caydee Farnworth Friday as the 2021 homecoming king and queen, and both agreed it was good to get back to normal this year.

Ronni Hannaman: Land in Genoa was too expensive to be the state Capitol

Carson City’s founder wanted to build a trading post in Genoa, but the cost of the land deterred him

Carson Rotary to hear about Global Polio Eradication Initiative

Since its founding in 1979 Rotary International’s Global Polio Eradication Initiative has reduced cases of polio by 99%

Senator Square: See You at the Pole was a pleasure

News and notes from Carson High School.

Keeping the ball in front

Tigers hope to continue containing Reed’s offense

Douglas High takes on Reed tonight in the Tigers' homecoming game.

Carson football hosts McQueen for homecoming

Senators on win streak for first time since 2017

Carson High football welcomes McQueen to town for Homecoming tonight.

Proposed Carson City car wash, slaughterhouse at Planning Commission

The commission will meet Wednesday at 5 p.m.

With 2nd death, BASE jumpers urged to avoid Nevada canyon

The Elko County Sheriff's Office said David W. Wessels, 38, of Las Vegas died Tuesday after jumping from a cliff at Lamoille Canyon

Foreman-Roberts open house Sunday

The gothic style Foreman-Roberts House will be open to the public from 1-3 p.m. on Sept. 26.

Projections on drought-hit Colorado River grow more dire

Projections indicate an even more troubling outlook for the Colorado River.

Thursday, September 23

Carson takes opening set, falls to Douglas

Carson High volleyball traveled to Douglas Thursday evening in hopes of knocking off the Tigers.

Tiger boys' soccer stays unbeaten

Douglas catches a couple breaks in win over McQueen

Douglas High boys' soccer team continued its unbeaten run to the season Thursday afternoon.

Joanne Marchetta: Caldor Fire testing our resilience

There is continuing hard work ahead of us to grow preparedness.

12 COVID-19 deaths reported in Quad County area

Five deaths were in Carson City, four in Lyon County and three in Douglas County.

Carson, Lyon teachers among 5 finalists for statewide award

Rachel Croft of Bordewich Bray Elementary and Lissa Kellogg of Yerington Elementary among 5 finalists.

Man held for stealing underwear, socks, Carson City Sheriff's Office says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office

Feuding Vegas GOP factions heading for state showdown

The Clark County Republican Central Committee headed by Jesse Law will be recognized at the Oct. 16 meeting in Winnemucca

Gardnerville man announces run for Nevada Assembly

Gardnerville resident Blayne Osborn announced his candidacy for Nevada State Assembly District 39.

Dr. Herbert Coard: The crisis in rural and frontier mental health

People who live in the rural and frontier areas experience mental illness at the same rate as those who live in cities.

Eagle Valley MS building set to open in July 2022

Construction is proceeding as expected with Eagle Valley Middle School’s expansion project and should open on time next July with few challenges hindering its development, Carson City School District director of operations Mark Korinek says.

Wednesday, September 22

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Second Installment Property Taxes

Dennis Cassinelli: The ghost town of Unionville

Unionville is a small hamlet or ghost town in Perishing County; located south of Interstate 80 and just west of Nevada State Route 400 on Unionville Road.

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Notice to Creditors

Carson City mayor honored as champion for adult education

The award recognizes Bagwell and Carson City for supporting literacy, vocational training, and higher education.

Joe Santoro: Boise can be beat at Boise

The Broncos are stunned, staggered, bewildered, baffled, confused and confounded.

Ford invests in Nevada electric vehicle battery recycling company

Redwood Materials is a Nevada-based company founded by former Tesla executive JB Straubel.

JoAnne Skelly: The adaptable gardener

The logic behind reducing water is to slow growth. We don’t want trees and other plants actively growing as cold weather hits.

Past Pages for September 22 to 24, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Sisolak: Nevada getting first 150 Afghans for resettlement

The state was awaiting word on how many Afghan refugees and special immigrant visa holders will be sent to Nevada.

Jeanette Strong: Trump’s confusion and delusion

“I wrote this out, and it's very close to my heart. Because I was down there, and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7/11 - down at the World Trade Center right after it came down. And I saw the greatest people I've ever seen in action.” Donald Trump, April 18, 2016

Tom Riggins: Our new monarchy

It is becoming increasingly evident that our country is moving toward a monarchy. The current administration has shown its willingness to bypass Congress and thumb their nose at court rulings they don’t like in order to further their Marxist agenda. Like the fable of the emperor with no clothes, the left and its toady media conveniently ignore this trend.

Clampers honor Fallon Theatre’s centennial

Plaque recognizes the 1920 opening of the iconic downtown business

The Fallon Theatre received a special recognition on Sept. 11 to honor the iconic movie house for its 100 years.

Amodei introduces act for the Navy range expansion

Nevada Congressman Mark Amodei has reintroduced the Northern Nevada Economic Development, Conservation and Military Modernization Act that would be included in the fiscal year 2022 National Defense Authorization Acts for possible consideration later this year.

Deputies arrest man after 2-county pursuit

A California man who evaded a police pursuit over a two-county area and then took a wrong turn in the desert was apprehended Sept. 14 by Churchill County Sheriff’s deputies north of Fallon.

Commissioners wrap up second meeting for September

The Churchill County commissioners conducted their second meeting of the month last week. • The Bureau of Land Management updated commissioners on activities in the Carson City Stillwater Field Office.

LVN wins 15 awards at state press convention

Newest members of the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame inducted

The Lahontan Valley News won 15 awards Saturday at the annual Nevada Press Foundation’s Awards of Excellence including the top local sports column in the state.

Which pet insurance is a good choice?

Watson here, and the first thing I want to do is thank everyone who came to the CAPS garage sale. We were successful because of the many people who contributed items, provided storage, helped at the sale, and bought items. Fallon’s community spirit can’t be beat!

WNC News and Notes: Mother of three pursues education goals

Ambitious, persistent and studious are just a few words to describe organization and project management student Desirae Blunt-Lamkey.

Greenwave HOF golf tournament

The Greenwave Hall of Fame recently conducted a golf tournament at the Fallon Golf Course.

By land and by air: Wave’s balanced offense sinks Vikings

Before every game, Churchill County High School football coach Brooke Hill preaches balance, so the Greenwave can attack their opponent effectively through the air and on the ground.

Lady Wave soccer sweeps North Valleys, Hug; boys fall to McQueen

The Lady Wave soccer team, playing with a full roster for the first time this season, flexed its muscles against two north Reno schools last week.

Wave Recap: Volleyball sweeps North Valleys, Hug

The Lady Wave volleyball team swept North Valleys and Hug last week as it prepares for the 3A East schedule when Lowry visits Fallon today.

Carson school district designates critical labor shortages in math, special ed positions

District will accept applications from retired math teachers and education support personnel.

Tuesday, September 21

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Notice of Intent to Sell Real Property

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

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Application for Water

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Public Utilities Commission

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Public Utilities Commission

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Application of Water

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

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Annual Statement

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Notice of Trustee's Sale

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Notice of Application Authorization to Increase Rates Natural Gas Service

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Filing and Public Hearing

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Notice to Contractors

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Invitation to Bid

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Notice to Creditors

Senator girls soccer pitches shutout, beats Manogue

Carson High girls soccer picked up its first win at home Tuesday night against Bishop Manogue.

Innovation Zone plan runs into protests from Storey County

Storey County officials described the proposed legislation as deeply flawed and completely unnecessary.

3 suspects arrested minutes after Carson City armed robbery

State troopers have arrested three suspects in an armed robbery at a Best Buy in Carson City.

Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest unscathed by wildfire

The KNP Complex, two lightning-sparked fires that merged, has spread over more than 39 square miles.

Wolf Pack grades: Nevada's bad day doesn't mean much

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 38-17 loss to the Kansas State Wildcats

Boys & Girls Clubs to host annual luau in leis and masks

The luau is taking place Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Athletic Center, the “MAC,” 1860 Russel Way

Nevada state parks waive fees Sept. 25

Nevadans and visitors are invited to celebrate Nevada Public Lands Day with “fee free” entrance to state parks.

Nevada's mining workforce remains a concern as demand for critical minerals grows

The need for more miners is growing in Nevada and across the U.S. as America looks to secure the domestic supply chain for rare earth elements and other important minerals in electric car batteries and renewable energy such as lithium.

Monday, September 20

Carol Edmund: Watching the numbers

Get vaccinated, help Carson City recover from this pandemic.

Carson Chamber Singers to present Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil

Carson Chamber Singers will perform the a cappella work, All-Night Vigil, by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Adam Romo: Roasted pork loin sandwich (recipe)

This recipe is very versatile. You can use the pork by itself for dinner paired with your favorite veggies and a starch.

Mountain West notebook: 4th-quarter meltdown dooms Pack

The Nevada Wolf Pack simply wilted in the Sunflower State this past Saturday.

Nevada Supreme Court: Inmate no longer eligible for death penalty

A death row inmate convicted in the 1980 robbery-killing of a man for $2 is no longer eligible for capital punishment.

Rare bear sighting at Truckee River in downtown Reno

A bear was spotted crossing the Truckee River in downtown Reno over the weekend.

Aztecs replace Wolf Pack at top of Mountain West rankings

There is a new team atop the Nevada Appeal Mountain West football rankings this week.

Authorities raid alleged marijuana grow behind Pine View Estates

A long line of law enforcement vehicles rolled up Courtland in Bodie Flat on Monday for a pre-dawn raid on what neighbors have described as a marijuana field.

Heller announces run for governor

Former U.S. Sen. Dean Heller announced Monday he is running for governor.

Carson school district to hold community PLC meeting Wednesday

The Carson City School District will hold a virtual professional learning community meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Former U.S. Rep. James Bilbray of Nevada dies at age 83

Former U.S. Rep. James Bilbray, a Democrat from Nevada who served four terms in Congress, has died

Nevada to get $24.5 million for PPE equipment

The federal government has awarded Nevada $24.5 million in grant funding to supply first responders with personal protective equipment.

Trina Machacek: Rice or bubbles?

Wedding season is any season.

'Real American flag' stitched right in Carson City

North Bay Industries' Carson facility opened in February 2020.

Sunday, September 19

Jim Hartman: Biden’s Afghanistan debacle: Trump was an accomplice

The debacle in Afghanistan belongs to President Biden.

Video makes battery arrest easier, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

JoAnne Skelly: Elm trees vs. elm leaf beetles

If you have elm trees, most likely you have these beetles.

Late tally carries Douglas soccer past McQueen

Douglas High girls soccer linked up in a rematch of the spring's regional semifinal for the Tigers' home opener Saturday.

Douglas boys soccer ties with Elko

Douglas High welcomed Elko to town Saturday afternoon in a battle of fortitude.

WNC's CREST prepares students with disabilities for success

CREST is a grant-funded educational program funded by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.

Jim Valentine: What is a low-ball offer really?

Markets can change on a dime, and the sooner you recognize it the better you will be able to make a good decision.

Faith & Insight: Mr. Katz was right …

Walk closely with Jesus. Live each day well.

Materials disruptions worsening for Northern Nevada builders, contractors

As projects and orders stack up in a rebounding economy in Northern Nevada, construction companies are watching rising costs for materials become increasingly hard to predict and factor into bids, exposing them to potential losses.

Saturday, September 18

Guy Farmer: A kinder, gentler Taliban

"A new chapter of America's engagement with Afghanistan has begun. It's one in which we will lead with our diplomacy."

Carson City road report for September 20 to 26, 2021

Carson City road report for September 20 to 26, 2021

Future of Lake Tahoe clarity in question as wildfires worsen

Scientists are researching Lake Tahoe's clarity and biodiversity during and after wildfires.

Nevada adds 11,900 jobs in August

Nevada added back 11,900 jobs in August as the state continued to recover from the economic damage of the pandemic.

Kelly Bullis: Wildfire casualty loss deduction explained

What if you were one of the many unfortunates who lost part or all their home in one of these fires?

Past Pages for September 18 to 21, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson school board holds on superintendent hiring firm choice

The Carson City school board this week tabled the decision on selecting a third-party consultant to assist in its hiring process for a new superintendent.

Roger Diez: Elimination race today at Bristol

This weekend is the IndyCar season’s penultimate round and an elimination NASCAR Cup race at Bristol.

Friday, September 17

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Carson football upsets Reed on the road

Carson High football pulled off quite the upset Friday night against Reed.

Tiger football silences Grizzlies

Douglas allows just one first down in second half

Douglas High School football got to play a bit of spoiler on Galena's homecoming night Friday evening.

Senator Square: Homecoming highlights a high school’s birthday

Homecoming happens all next week in celebration of Carson High School’s 150 years of life. Though there is way more to the story of the development of CHS, here is a simple overview filled with cuts and pastes written by others over the years.

Roundup: Douglas girls golf wins third straight meet

A look at Carson and Douglas athletic events from the past few days

Shoe Tree Brewing earns seven medals in competition

Shoe Tree Brewing won seven total medals over three competitions last week

Carson sheriff seeks suspect in wallet theft

The victim was shopping at Costco. Her purse was in her shopping cart.

Dayton Valley Golf Club welcomes back PGA Tour Qualifier

The qualifier returns for the 26th year, following pandemic

Dayton Valley Golf Club welcomes back the Korn Ferry Q-School qualifier in late September.

Fire burns main building of Mount Charleston Lodge

Fire on Friday burned the main building of the Mount Charleston Lodge

Phyllis Furlong, wife of Carson City sheriff, dies

Phyllis Lynn Furlong, wife of Sheriff Ken Furlong, died this week at age 64.

Carson City Symphony Association presents cello talk and workshop

The Carson City Symphony Association will hold a cello lecture, demonstration and workshop on Sept. 21.

Giant California sequoias wrapped in aluminum as fire nears

The colossal General Sherman Tree in Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest was wrapped for protection against the possibility of intense flames

Southwest Gas donates $5,000 to Carson City Search and Rescue

The Southwest Gas Foundation recently donated $5,000 to the Carson City Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team. The donation specifically recognizes and honors SAR’s 23-member volunteer unit.

Letters to the Editor for September 15, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published September 15, 2021

At 90, Phillips still waiting to pass the torch on ELL program

The organization has helped more than 6,000 families.

Rain, snow, fire: Many possibilities in Carson City weekend forecast

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Saturday and is warning of a “significant weather change this weekend.”

Thursday, September 16

Dennis Cassinelli: Nevada’s Central Pacific Railroad

More than 150 years ago, the Central Pacific Railroad reached Reno in April 1869.

4 COVID-19 deaths in Quad County area this week

Three Carson City residents and one Douglas County resident died from COVID-19 in the last week

Senator football set for season’s toughest challenge to date

Carson hits the road to take on Reed Friday

Carson High School hits the road this Friday for what will be the team's toughest challenge so far this season.

Tigers and Grizzlies matchup Friday

Douglas High School football heads to Galena Friday night as both teams look for their first win of the season.

State elections deputy reaches out to Carson City voters

Nevada Deputy Secretary of State Mark Wlaschin joined the Board of Supervisors on Thursday

2 arrested in Washoe Valley crash that killed bicyclist Boryana Straubel

Two people have been arrested in connection with the June 19 crash that killed a bicyclist in Washoe Valley.

Douglas volleyball sweeps Damonte Ranch

A look at Douglas High School athletic events from the last week

COVID cases rise in Washoe and rural counties

Nevada health officials say while COVID cases are down 4.5 percent over the past two weeks in Clark County.

Roundup: Senator girls drop one to McQueen

A look around the area at prep athletic results from Carson, Dayton and Sierra Lutheran High Schools.

Nevada Wolf Pack favored at Kansas State

Kansas State hosts Nevada on Saturday at 11 a.m. in Manhattan.

Official: Airport TSA snag for new Nevada DMV cards fixed

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles says newly designed state driver's licenses should no longer cause security snags at airports in most of the U.S.

Carson City Library back open after smoke from a burnt AC unit

The Carson City Library has been evacuated as the Carson City Fire Department investigates smoke inside the building. The library, at 900 North Roop Street, was evacuated about 10:15 a.m.

Carson City school board delays equity statement

Many in the audience asked what an equity statement would accomplish.

GOED awarded grant to help small businesses in international trade

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has been awarded a $250,000 grant to help small Nevada businesses

Get Healthy Carson City: Food safety education month

September is National Food Safety Education Month.

Nevada roadway deaths up 26 percent through August

As of the end of August, 243 people have died on Nevada’s roadways in 2021.

Hit-and-run driver leaves trail to follow, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday, September 15

Witter gets first win at helm of Carson volleyball

Senators best Reed in four sets

The Senator volleyball team bested Reed in four sets Wednesday afternoon to pick up the team's first win under its new head coach.

Ten minutes of chaos

Carson boys soccer pulls dramatic comeback to tie Wooster, 2-2

Carson High boys soccer put together quite the showing for its home fans in the final 10 minutes of its home game against Wooster Wednesday.

Ken Beaton: The 82nd is my division

Operation Market Garden was planned and launched on Sept. 17, 1944.

Assemblywoman Krasner running for Nevada Senate seat

Assemblywoman Lisa Krasner, R-Reno, says she is running for the District 16 seat in the Nevada Senate.

Greenwave induction postponed

The Greenwave Hall of Fame has postponed its induction for both the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 Hall of Fame events, including the social mixer, football introduction and banquet.

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Heller schedules announcement for Monday

Dean Heller has scheduled a press conference Monday morning in Carson City

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Joe Santoro: Nevada on cusp of being Mountain West's flagship program

When Jay Norvell was hired Nevada's football coach, he made a bold statement.

New design of Nevada licenses a problem for TSA scanners

A change in newly issued Nevada driver's licenses means airport security screeners may have to manually check the credentials because their scanners for now won't read the bar codes

Best of Fallon final voting now open

You nominated, now it is time to vote for the Best of Fallon. Final voting for the Lahontan Valley News’ annual Best of Fallon awards runs Sept. 15- Oct. 3.

Twenty years later: A day that changed the country

Amodei, Tedford reflect on 9/11 and how a nation won’t forget

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei said he was humbled to be in attendance at Fallon’s annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday that honored the 2,977 people killed 20 years ago during a coordinated terrorist attack.

County Vaccine, testing schedule for September 2021

Offering services Mondays-Thursdays only; no rapid testing this month

Due to shortages in Nevada, the county will not be offering rapid COVID tests this month. The county will offer PCR tests which take a few days to get results back from the state.

NDOT resurfaces roads near Lahontan Reservoir

Sections of the Lahontan State Recreation Area will be closed on certain days as the Nevada Department of Transportation resurfaces park roads.

Lee returns as Life Center manager

Churchill County is happy to welcome back Jamie Lee as the manager of the William N. Pennington Life Center. She has 15 years of experience managing senior centers in Pershing County, Carson City and here in Fallon and her passion for seniors is evident in talking to her.

Commissioners meet Wednesday

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

Film series continues with ‘Lady Bird’

The second movie of the Churchill Arts Center Fall Film Series continues Friday night.

Clear air for CAPS garage sale

Watson here, and I just want to remind you that this weekend is the CAPS big blowout garage sale. We will be at the Oasis Church, 1520 Maine St., on Friday, Sept. 17, and Saturday, Sept. 18.

The Nevada Traveler: Native American pre-history found at Petroglyph Point in Lava Beds National Monument — Part 3

One of the things that makes Lava Beds National Monument so special is that it is one of the longest continuously occupied homelands in North America.

Aces, Vietnam vets rededicate POW-MIA seat

WWII Army veteran honored during the game with Tacoma

A former Army soldier and prisoner of war became the first honoree to occupy a special chair at Greater Nevada Field.

Truckee rolls in a 21-6 win over the Wave

COVID testing offers challenges to the Fallon roster on game day

Planning and executing a game plan for Friday night has been an early-season challenge for Greenwave football coach Brooke Hill and his staff.

Prep roundup: Greenwave, Bighorn prep results

The girls’ team opened the season on Wednesday in Sparks, nabbing a 3-1 win, before the game ended early due to rain. Fallon, though, couldn’t get on the board in a 5-0 loss at Truckee on Saturday.

Sisolak signs order mandating vaccinations for health care workers

He said proof of vaccination will be required by Nov. 1.

Past Pages for September 15 to 17, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Nevada's pandemic relief spending plan for schools approved

The approved $1.1 billion plan outlines Nevada's strategy to reopen all schools for in-person learning in the current school year

Tuesday, September 14

Carson City Sheriff seeks robbery suspects

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance with identifying and locating two robbery suspects.

Carson City businessman Garth Richards dies at 85

Garth Richards was the developer of the Silver Oak project and the Silver Oak Golf Course.

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Wolf Pack gets straight-A’s in Idaho State win

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 49-10 victory over the Idaho State Bengals

Amodei presents 2021 Carson City Morgan Dollar to Nevada State Museum

U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei presented a freshly struck 2021 Carson City Morgan Dollar to the Nevada State Museum

Dayton Valley Days Festival hoping for a smoke-free weekend of fun

The Dayton Valley Days Committee members will host their annual festival along Pike Street on Sept. 18-19.

Advocates, 2 women sue in bid to close Nevada brothels

The case names the governor, attorney general and city and county officials as defendants.

Squaw Valley announces name change to Palisades Tahoe

Tribes in the region had been asking the resort for a name change for decades.

Carson City schools announce new principals, administrators

The Carson City School District announced the appointment of 10 new principals and district administrators.

Monday, September 13

Letters to the Editor for September 11, 2021

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Kansas State loses QB with Wolf Pack coming to town

The Kansas State Wildcats will feature a new starting quarterback Saturday against the Nevada Wolf Pack.

Riding high early

Douglas boys soccer is off and running in Class 3A

Douglas High boys soccer is out to a fast start in Class 3A this fall.

Dayton boys’ soccer adjusting to a new-looking Class 3A

Dayton High boys soccer has a lot of new looks this season – from roster to opponents.

JoAnne Skelly: A spot of color

Chrysanthemums are members of the Asteraceae or daisy family, which includes marigolds, zinnias, cosmos, sunflowers, echinaceas and dahlias

Reno City Council backs ban on wildlife killing contests

Unlike predators such as gray wolves or prey species such as elk, coyotes have no species protections and can be killed without licenses.

Mountain West rankings: Nevada on top after drilling Idaho State

The Nevada Wolf Pack thus far is simply taking care of business.

Recharge energy and spirit at Keep Growing in Carson City

Welcome to Keep Growing, a seller of plants, an apothecary, and wellness boutique.

Ronni Hannaman: American dream celebrated during Small Business Week

National Small Business Week starts Monday, Sept. 13.

Carson City supervisors to review changes to election processes

State Deputy Secretary for Elections Mark Wlaschin will present at the Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday

Sunday, September 12

Northern Nevada wild-horse roundup aims to move 600 animals

The wild-horse roundup by the Bureau of Land Management is set to run for up to 15 days.

Katie Johnson: Steam juicing old-fashioned but useful

You put the lid on, put it over a hot flame and then sit back and enjoy a nice cup of tea and let it do all the work.

Business takes lead in getting Nevadans vaccinated, Wynn director says

Private businesses, including the Las Vegas Raiders, have become major influencers in getting people in Nevada to take the COVID vaccine.

Jim Valentine: Waiting to act

If you have been thinking of selling to capitalize on the unique market then you should have been acting.

Faith & Insight: Rebellious hope

A friend shared the story of Jane Marczewski and the phrase she would champion: REBELLIOUS HOPA

Equity statement, superintendent job before Carson City school board

Discussion and possible action to approve an equity statement and possible selection of a third-party consultant to help in the superintendent hiring process are among the items on the Carson City school board’s agenda Tuesday.

Saturday, September 11

Guy Farmer: Sen. Joe Manchin, my kind of Democrat

Sen. Joe Manchin, a conservative West Virginia Democrat who opposes Biden's bloated budget, is my kind of Democrat.

Carson City road report for Sept. 13-19, 2021

Carson City road report for Sept. 13-19, 2021

Tahoe Symphony presents 9/11 Memorial Concert Series starting Sunday

The concert will be repeated on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at CVIC Theater in Minden

Carson City remembers 9/11, honors the fallen and first responders

Residents and first responders gathered this morning in Mills Park to observe the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.

Nevada Supreme Court takes up public employee-lawmakers case

The Nevada Supreme Court took up a thorny question: Should a person who makes the law also enforce the law?

Kelly Bullis: How to boost Child Care Credit

There is a tax credit, called “Child Care Credit” that might make being a parent a little easier.

After 9/11, some found healing by helping

Trauma was all too common among the many volunteers at Ground Zero.

Past Pages for September 11 to 14, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City reflects on how 9/11 changed America

“We were attacked, and we came together as a nation, people and Americans."

Roger Diez: Big weekend of racing ahead

This weekend is one of the busiest of the year for race fans, with NASCAR, IndyCar, Formula 1, NHRA, and IMSA all in action.

2 women held after shots fired at moving car, Carson sheriff says

Crimes reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Dr. Samantha Schneider Answers Your Top Skin Care Questions

For September's Skin Care Awareness Month, one of our local medical dermatology experts shares her insider's view on various dermatology available.

Friday, September 10

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Reno bests Douglas football, 21-0

Douglas High School finally got to open the season on its home turf Friday night against Reno.

Senator football dominates Galena on new field

Carson High School football didn't need long to start its rout of Galena Friday night.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office looking for 17-year-old

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance with locating 17-year-old Jordan Dennis.

Senator Square: And the nomination goes to…

Vivian Tachiquin is the teacher of the month.

Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall to resign effective Sept. 17

She will join White House on Sept. 20

Kate Marshall’s last day as lieutenant governor of Nevada will be Friday, Sept. 17.

Photo gallery: Carson City Extreme Motor Officer Challenge

The Sheriff's Office is hosting their annual Extreme Motor Officer Challenge in Mill's Park off Hwy. 50 this weekend.

Keeping seniors safe in their homes is the topic at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting

Keeping our most fragile community members safe in their homes is the topic at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting.

Balloon festival’s 40th year highlights enthusiasm, camaraderie

This year’s Great Reno Balloon Race festival celebrated its 40th anniversary at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park in Reno.

Nevada health board mandates vaccinations for those who work with vulnerable populations

The state Board of Health voted Friday to require vaccinations for those who work with vulnerable populations.

reNEW string quartet to give free performance Sunday at Western Nevada Colllege

Spend part of Sunday afternoon, Sept. 12 enjoying the talent of the reNEW String Quartet at a free performance at Western Nevada College’s Joe Dini Library.

Carson City mayor discusses city’s emergency management plan

The city has known since before 2008 that it needs another station to support growth

Parks and Herndon to wed

Pam Parks and Kenneth Herndon are set to be married Saturday, Sept. 11

Dancing in the stew: Mumbo Gumbo returns to Carson City

Mumbo Gumbo with opening band Moons of Jupiter at Brewery Art Center’s Levitt AMP Concert Series

Carson City to remember 20th anniversary of 9/11

Observances to mark the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, will be conducted Saturday in Carson City, Minden, Fallon and Fernley.

Thursday, September 9

5 COVID-19 deaths for Quad County region this week

Carson City, Douglas and Lyon counties saw a total of five deaths from COVID-19 in the last week, Carson City Health and Human Services reported Thursday.

RSVP distributing items to veterans

The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, Inc. will be distributing food, toiletries and clothing from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Showing off the new turf

Carson football hosts Galena Friday night

Carson High School football and head coach Blair Roman are anxious to show off the new turf Friday night against Galena.

Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans

President Joe Biden announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million.

Douglas athletics gets competition rolling

Douglas High School prep sports finally got rolling this week.

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Tiger football hopes for a home game

Douglas and Reno set to tangle Friday night

Douglas High School football is hoping for a home game this Friday against Reno.

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Remember Idaho State? Norvell, Wolf Pack do

4 years ago Idaho State shocked the Wolf Pack, 30-20, in Reno.

Dennis Cassinelli: Tuscarora survives shut down of mines

This colorful historic camp originated with an 1867 discovery of placer gold

Eric Henry Andersen Band plays bonus concert Friday in Carson City

Brewery Arts Center and Levitt AMP Carson City are presenting an "out of the smoke" free bonus concert Friday.

Churchill County School District implements face coverings for students

Recent outbreak of positive COVID-19 cases, increased number of quarantines prompts officials to take action

The Churchill County School District will require beginning today (Sept. 9) all students to wear a face covering for at least a month because of an increase number of positive COVID-19 cases in the schools.

All Nevada counties will be subject to indoor mask mandate

All 17 counties in Nevada will be subject to an indoor mask mandate by the end of the week

Six Northern Nevada companies land on 2021 Inc. 5000 list

Among those who made the list this year is American Duchess Company, which saw its revenue grow 356% from 2017 through 2020, says Lauren Stowell, cofounder and CEO.

Carson sheriff log: 'Felony possession' a strong Labor Day weekend theme

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

Wednesday, September 8

Senator boys soccer opens with home win

Carson looking to focus on finishing in season's early going

Carson High boys' soccer got a win in its first home appearance of the 2021 fall season Wednesday night.

Trina Machacek: Food fights with a side of memories

Food is an amazing wonderful element we all deal with daily.

Carvana bringing as-soon-as-next-day car delivery to Reno

Carvana has a new hub offering as-soon-as-next-day touchless home delivery to Reno area residents.

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Joe Santoro: Wolf Pack defense also deserves credit

Make no mistake, the Wolf Pack beat the California Golden Bears on Saturday night with defense.

Firefighters make progress taming Caldor bear

It helps to visualize the Caldor Fire as a bear smoking a cigar when discussing where it’s burning.

Ford says Nevada will get $50 million in opioid settlement

Attorney General Aaron Ford says Nevada will get an estimated $50 million from the opioid settlement reached with the makers of Oxycontin.

Laxalt hints at legal fights in campaign against Cortez Masto

Laxalt is one of many Republican candidates committed to the false narrative that the 2020 election was stolen.

Past Pages for September 8 to 10, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Jeanette Strong: Graveyard of empires

“When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains, And the women come out to cut up what remains, Jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains An’ go to your Gawd like a soldier.” Rudyard Kipling, “The Young British Soldier,” 1890.

Tom Riggins: Everything is going up

How long can we continue to make excuses for rising prices? Oh, it’s just transitory. It’s just the normal operations of supply and demand. There are a few problems with supply chains, right? Stuff goes up in price, but look what happened with plywood, up one day and down the other. It will be the same with other things. Don’t sweat it.

Fallon Post 16 celebrates centennial

Ceremony follows the city’s 911 remembrance

American Legion Post 16 has two tasks to commemorate on Saturday. First, the post members will participate in the city of Fallon’s annual 9/11 ceremony, and then later in the day, the post is recognizing its 100th anniversary when an American Legion charter was signed on Sept. 11, 1921.

Fall film series begins with fantasy-drama

September is movie month at the Churchill Arts Council. The first of the movies begins on Friday with the 2006 film, Pan’s Labyrinth, and ends with Minari on Sept. 24.

Museum presents 7-part lecture series on Newlands Project

Water has been a lifeline to the Lahontan Valley since construction of the Newlands Project began more than a century ago. Construction commenced in 1903 on a project that would cover land in a four-county area and, according to the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District, provide water for 57,000 acres of irrigated land in Churchill County near Fallon and the bench lands near Fernley in Lyon County. The two other affected counties are Washoe and Storey.

Ribbon Cutting GEM Drafting

Meet Eddie Gelineau (CEO & managing partner) and Matt Gelineau (COO & director of training) of GEM Drafting. The Fallon Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting.

New WNC director knows the needs of students

Having dedicated nearly a decade and a half to higher education in Northern Nevada, new Fallon campus director Jessica Rowe understands the needs of students and the importance of communities and rural areas Western Nevada College serves.

The Nevada Traveler: The tragic history of lava beds national monument — Part 2

There is far more to Northern California’s Lava Beds National Monument than its remarkable geological formations and lava tubes. For example, it is the site of the Modoc War, the only Indian war in which a U.S. military general was killed.

Coming soon: CAPS amazing garage sale

Courtesy photos Benelli is an adorable one-year-old Chocolate Labrador and Remington is a sleek, beautiful 10-month-old German Shorthair Pointer. These girls came to CAPS because their person could no longer take care of them. They are looking for a home where they can stay together. Both girls are friendly, lovable, and enjoy chasing balls. In fact, they were the stars of the Cantaloupe Festival. Come out and meet this dynamic duo; they will charm you.

Artist Nettie Rickerson at the library

Nettie Rickerson’s artwork is on display at the Churchill County Library through October. She grew up in Fallon where she currently lives and works as an educator. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education. She is also a reiki practitioner with a small practice in Fallon. She takes pleasure in the creative process, whether that is experimenting with new types of art, cooking, canning food, or making jewelry.

9/11 shocked the nation

Nevada wheeled into action to provide security at its civilian and military facilities

An emerging sun slowly climbing over the Stillwater Mountains east of Fallon didn’t foreshadow the tragedy that both the Lahontan Valley and the rest of the country would encounter. With the East Coast already experiencing the early morning rush, millions of people on the West Coast — which is three hours behind — were stretching their bodies and preparing for a new day.

September 11: Chronology of Terror

SEPTEMBER 11: CHRONOLOGY OF TERROR (All times are Eastern Standard Time)

Readers recall memories of 9/11

In a few days we’ll be remembering the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. We asked our readers about the day and what happened afterward. Some reflected on the events while others looked at how their lives changed.

Austin, defense come up big in road win over Sparks

SPARKS – Down to their third-string quarterback who has never taken a snap and facing a much-improved opponent, the Greenwave still found a way to come out on top.

Comeback bid in 2nd game comes up short in Wooster sweep

RENO – In its first game since the opening-season tournament in Yerington, the Lady Wave volleyball team nearly swung the momentum in the second game before falling to Wooster in straight games on last Monday.

Perkins: Good school days start off with essentials at McKinney-Vento

McKinney-Vento Students in Transition program and is responsible for providing resources to qualified families.

Tuesday, September 7

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Grizzlies edge Tiger volleyball in battle

Douglas High volleyball and the Galena Grizzlies play a tight, four-set thriller Tuesday night in Minden.

Man sought in Carson City shooting

Two others arrested; no injuries reported

Carson City Sheriff’s Office deputies are seeking information about a suspect wanted in a shooting between two vehicles.

Judge commits Fallon man to Lake’s Crossing for 2018 murder

A district court judge sentenced on Tuesday a Fallon man charged with murder to a minimum of 10 years in a supervised mental health facility.

Carson sheriff updates school resource officer program

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office reported operations of the school resource officer program continue with success.

2 people die in Dayton crash, Nevada Highway Patrol says

Two people, including a Dayton resident, died in a crash on U.S. Highway 50 on Aug. 25.

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Receivers lead strong performance by Nevada Wolf Pack

Joe Santoro grades the Wolf Pack's performance against California.

Rosen: Treasury awards $135.6 million to expand broadband service in Nevada

The Treasury Department has awarded $135.6 million in American Rescue Plan Act money to expand and upgrade broadband internet service in Nevada.

UPDATE: Caldor Fire nears 50 percent containment

Head of California's firefighting agency saying crews largely have been able to keep flames away from populated areas.

EDAWN: 2,567 high-paying jobs added in past fiscal year

The average annual wage of those jobs — added mostly in the advanced manufacturing and technology sectors — was nearly $64,000, notes Mike Kazmierski, president and CEO of EDAWN.

Tribes lose bid to block digging at lithium mine in Nevada

The tribes say their ancestors were massacred in the late 1800s at the proposed Thacker Pass site.

Monday, September 6

Pack's Norvell: ‘Sometimes you just have to bark at them’

Wrap on Mountain West Conference football for the week.

Program helps low-income residents with internet and voice access

Lifeline Assistance can provide low-income consumers with benefits to reduce the cost of service.

Mountain West Rankings: Nevada Wolf Pack on top after beating Cal

Nevada and Utah State both claimed wins against Pac-12 schools.

Carson City remembers Sept. 6, 2011: ‘You don’t have to be shot to be a victim’

That was the day the peaceful community of Carson City was jolted by a mass shooting where four died while enjoying breakfast at the IHOP. The gunmen then turned the gun on himself. Seven others were injured.

EXPLAINER: What are some key decisions in fighting fires?

Fire operations chief for the Washington state Department of Natural Resources explains how some key firefighting decisions are made.

Jim Valentine: Working from the same side of the table

With the advent of the Internet and all the resulting available public information, there are few dumb buyers and sellers to be taken advantage of.

Carson City, Chamber hosting job fair on Friday

As many as 50 employers will take part in a job fair sponsored by Carson City Health and Human Services and the Chamber of Commerce.

Labor Day Caldor Fire Morning Update

A high-pressure system over the Central Sierra will bring warmer temperatures and smoke, but relatively calm winds this Labor Day as firefighters continue to make progress on the Caldor Fire.

Sunday, September 5

Trina Machacek: Chasing shade

The sun with all its warmth and sunny disposition is my friend

Virtual tour brings Western Nevada College campuses to you now includes a virtual tour feature so individuals can see Western’s campuses and gain insight into programs.

South Lake Tahoe residents can return as fire threat eases

State fire officials say evacuation orders for the area were reduced to warnings as of 3 p.m. Sunday.

Inmate had drugs where the sun does not shine, Carson City Sheriff says

Crime reports from the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

'It's our year'

Douglas girls’ soccer expects to be at the top of table this fall

Douglas High School girls' soccer kicked off its season with a 3-2 win over Spanish Springs. The Tigers have high expectations this season.

Treasurer announces education events for parents, students

Nevada Treasurer Zach Conine has set up a series of educational events to explain college savings and Millennium Scholarship options.

Ask Dirk: What does the V stand for in HVAC?

Simply put, ventilation is the exchange or replacement of air in your space.

Kelly Bullis: Business vehicle tax breaks

The annual depreciation caps for passenger autos rises a bit in 2021.

Sunday Evening Update: Evacuations lifted in South Lake Tahoe

The CalFire update issued at 7 p.m., indicated that fire crews made progress against the Caldor Fire

Faith & Insight: ‘What a little kindness can do’

A simple act of kindness put into motion the salvation of an entire village.

Sparks adopts 'vertical vision': Build upward, not outward, mayor says

The City of Sparks' population has increased more than 18 percent in the past decade

Saturday, September 4

Carson City birth announcements for June 24 to August 26, 2021

Carson City birth announcements for June 24 to August 26, 2021

Guy Farmer: Can Adam Laxalt defeat Sen. Cortez Masto in ’22?

Midterm elections may turn on decisions made by nearly 500,000 nonpartisan and independent voters.

Carson City road report for September 6 to 12, 2021

Carson City road report for September 6 to 12, 2021

JoAnne Skelly: Early color changes

With the intense smoke recently, the days have had less sunlight and the temperatures have been lower. Add a drought into the mix and plants are confused.

Kingsbury evacuation lifted, as county lifts Foothill warning

Evacuations are lifted at Kingsbury Grade, along with warnings for Foothill residents

Caldor Fire evacuees hope to return home as wildfire slows

Firefighters are making progress on a California wildfire threatening South Lake Tahoe, officials said Saturday

GOED, rail coalition join to address supply chain problems

GOED Deputy Director Kris Sanchez said the goal is to better connect markets and lower costs

Kelly Bullis: What should you do if you get mail from the IRS?

There are all kinds of reasons that the IRS might contact you (always via U.S. Mail by the way).

Past Pages for September 4 to 7, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Extended federal unemployment benefits expire this weekend

Three federally-funded programs that have been providing extended unemployment benefits to jobless Nevadans will expire Saturday.

Roger Diez: NASCAR enters the playoffs

NASCAR’s regular season finale at Daytona featured not one, but two “big ones” and a deluge of biblical proportions caused the worst Formula 1 race since 2005.

Vehicle donated by Robert Z. Hawkins Foundations supports behavioral health outreach in Quad Counties

The Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation has donated a vehicle to Carson Tahoe Health.

Friday, September 3

Senators fight, but fall at Reno

Carson High football finally got in four quarters of gameplay Friday night in a game that was moved to Reno High School due to smoke.

IHOP Shooting: Nevada Guard keeps the memory alive for four victims

Friday was the 10th anniversary of the Carson City IHOP shooting that resulted in five deaths and seven injuries.

Senator Square: Carson High celebrates its 150th anniversary

CHS will begin its 150th anniversary homecoming celebration Sept. 17

Third time's a charm, hopefully

As of Friday at 1 p.m., Carson High football coach Blair Roman confirmed the Senators were still going to attempt to get the kickoff in at 7 p.m. at Reno High School

Douglas football heads to McQueen

As of Friday at 1 p.m., Douglas High football planned to head to McQueen for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff

Carson City supervisors OK golf course management contract renewal

Supervisors voted 4-1 to renew a five-year contract with Duncan Golf Management to operate Eagle Valley Golf Course.

Officials warn against complacency, ask firefighters to stay engaged on Caldor

Fire officials are cautiously optimistic Friday morning and South Tahoe residents can breathe a little easier

Carson City native named NDOW fisheries division administrator

The Nevada Department of Wildlife has named Chris Crookshanks as the fisheries division administrator

Nursing shortage in Nevada hospitals may redirect ambulances

State health officials said Thursday that Nevada, like much of the country, is grappling with a nursing shortage.

Carson City closes Caldor Fire evacuation centers

On September 1, 2021 the evacuation shelters for El Dorado County residents who evacuated from South Lake Tahoe were relocated to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center (4590 South Virginia St, Reno) for those without pets and the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center (1350 N Wells Ave, Reno) for those with large animals and with campers. No cots are available at the Livestock Events Center. For a list of additional shelters visit

Thursday, September 2

4 COVID-19 deaths in Carson, 7 total in Quad County area in past week

Carson City Health and Human Services on Thursday reported seven deaths in the Quad County region for the week of Aug. 26 to Sept. 1.

Sisolak expands rules for large indoor events

Convention organizers can choose between requiring masks or ensuring all attendees be vaccinated.

Better weather helps Caldor fight

Strong winds and dry conditions that drove the Caldor Fire for days faded Thursday.

Food assistance available for Caldor Fire evacuees

Many evacuation shelters offer food assistance, but for individuals in need not staying at shelters, additional resources are available.

Nevada at California: Wolf Pack offense ready to roll

Nevada opens the season Saturday at the University of California.

Carson City’s Taste of Downtown canceled for 2021

The event is now scheduled for June 18, 2022.

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Notice of Application

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Public Utilities Commission

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Recovery Housing Program

Caldor Fire remains active, grows to 210,000 acres

Fire officials said Wednesday night no structures have been lost in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Caldor Fire seemed controllable, then it wasn't

The Caldor Fire crested the Sierra Nevada on Monday, forcing the unprecedented evacuation of all 22,000 residents of South Lake Tahoe

Wildlife officials warn of increasing bear sightings in Carson, Douglas

Wildlife officials are urging people in the Carson-Douglas area to be “bear aware”

Wednesday, September 1

Biden approves Caldor Fire emergency declaration

President Biden on Wednesday night approved an emergency declaration in response to the Caldor Fire.

Dennis Cassinelli: Stewart Indian School

The Stewart Indian School (1890-1980) was for Native American children established in Carson City.

Michelle Palmer: Juicy peaches in an upside-down cake (recipe)

As it turns out, peaches were the first invasive plant to hit North America.

RCM Realty Group hosts Carson City 5k for Alzheimer’s awareness

The RCM Realty Group will kick off “A Walk/Run to Remember” at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18 in the McFadden Plaza.

Carson City schools to require everyone to wear masks temporarily

Effective Thursday, all Carson City School District students, parents, vendors, volunteers, visitors and guests, are required to wear face coverings.

Updated damage structure map shows Phillips ravaged by Caldor Fire

The small community of Phillips along U.S. Highway 50 has been ravaged by the Caldor Fire.

Joe Santoro: Nevada vs. California: This is big

The Nevada football team is about to play its most important season opener in school history

Churchill County Offers RV Camping To Evacuees

Proof of evacuation-area residency required

Churchill County has opened up 20 acres for RV camping and welcomes evacuees from the Caldor Fire.

Firefighters report progress against Caldor Fire

The National Weather Service warned that critical weather conditions through Wednesday could include extremely low humidity, dry fuel and gusts up to 30 mph.

Photo gallery: 2021 Cantaloupe Festival

Photo gallery: 2021 Cantaloupe Festival

Past Pages for September 1 to 3, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal

High-school students moved at unaccompanied military service

A dozen Bishop Manogue High students attended the 30-minute service.

Learning the county’s agricultural roots

Churchill County fifth graders learned more about agriculture and its importance in the Lahontan Valley on the first day of the Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair. Other students belonging to the High Desert Grange could also be seen with their animals throughout the three-day festival.

Junior rodeo ushers in busy Labor Day weekend

Annual Lions Club Labor Day parade features 10 categories

The annual Lions Junior Rodeo ushers in another busy weekend in the Lahontan Valley, starting first with the queen contest Friday night at the Churchill County Fairgrounds and action in the arena for the next three days.

Commissioners meet Thursday morning

Churchill County Commissioners meet Thursday at 8:15 a.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.

County Vaccine, testing schedule for September

Services Mondays-Thursdays only; no rapid testing this month

Due to shortages in Nevada, Churchill County will not be offering rapid COVID tests in September. The county will offer PCR tests which take a few days to get results back from the state.

Army veteran seeks to unseat Nevada senator

Army veteran Sam Brown has been conducting meets and greets and visiting rural Nevada as he begins his campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by Catherine Cortez Masto.

NDVS receives funding to upgrade facilities

Capital improvement projects include the veterans’ cemetery at Fernley

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services is receiving funding to move forward with the construction of four capital improvement projects that were included in the Gov. Steve Sisolak’s 2021 CIP recommendations and approved during the 81st legislative session.

David C. Henley: Afghanistan, South Vietnam and Iran

As we continue to mourn the deaths of American service members and Afghan civilians in Kabul, Afghanistan, at the hands of ISIS Islamic terrorists, many are still comparing the earlier takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban with coups and revolutions in two other nations that also had been supported by the U.S. and the West.

The Nevada Traveler: Lava Beds National Monument’s fascinating subterranean passages – part 1

The 72-square-mile Lava Beds National Monument is a geologic marvel and a place filled with cultural treasures and a reminder of a tragic period in American history.

Emergency rural health care funds available under the American Rescue Plan

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making up to $500 million available in grants to help rural health care facilities, tribes and communities expand their access to COVID-19 vaccines, health care services and nutrition assistance.

Different strokes for different cats

Me and Ow here. Watson graciously offered to let us write about cats. It seems Watson has a furry fan, and it happens to be Daisy the kitty next door. He was confused at first, because he thought cats were afraid of dogs. Now he is annoyed. This adoration is cutting into naptime!

Oasis Academy: Students talk about going back to school

School for Oasis Academy has begun for the 2021-22 year, and we asked several students about going back to school and what they’re excited for this year.

Military Appreciation Night rescheduled

Smoke from the nearby forest fires has postponed Reno Aces Military Appreciation Night. According to the Aces and the Vietnam Veterans Association Sierra Nevada Chapter 989 in Reno, the Military Appreciation Night has been rescheduled to Sunday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Greenwave HOF tickets now on sale

Tickets for the Greenwave Hall of Fame induction ceremony are on sale.

Update: No need to herd Caldor Fire toward Tamarack burn

With stopping spread of the Caldor Fire becoming increasingly difficult, firefighters have resorted to herding the blaze away from Lake Tahoe homes.

Carson student’s performance honors U.S. service members

A suicide bombing on the Kabul airport Thursday killing 13 U.S. service members and at least 169 Afghans devastated Carson High School freshman Devin Linehan