Stories for December 2022


Saturday, December 31

Jim Hartman: Voters don’t want Biden in 2024

Biden is simply too old to be president – it’s an unchangeable reality.

Carson City road report for January 2 to 8, 2023

Carson City road report for January 2 to 8, 2023

GNCU donates $1K, iPads to Carson schools foundation

Greater Nevada Credit Union donated $1,000 to the Carson City Schools Foundation and iPads.

Wife arrested after trying to smuggle drugs to husband inside Nevada State Prison

The wife of a Nevada State Prison prisoner was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of furnishing a controlled substance to a state prisoner.

Winter storm: Rain turns to snow; up to 8 inches expected

Friday’s ran has turned into New Year’s Eve snow which is supposed to continue until early New Year’s Day. The National Weather Service says snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected with 12 to 18 inches above 5,000 feet. “We could see heavy snowfall here across western Nevada, from northern Washoe County, into the Greater Reno-Carson-Minden Area, and the Basin and Range,” Meteorologist Dawn Johnston said, The Record-Courier reported. “Snowfall amounts could vary greatly depending on where the heavier snowbands set up. Valleys may see 3-8-plus inches of snow accumulation with patchy ice this evening. Higher snowfall amounts look to occur above 5000 feet, with 8-plus inches likely.”

Lyon County seeks applications for vacant commissioner seat

District Three covers parts of Dayton, all of Stagecoach and parts of Silver Springs.

Past Pages for December 31, 2022 to January 3, 2023

Carson City history from the archive of the Nevada Appeal.

Tahoe planners OK Stateline luxury project

Latitude 39 will be built on the site of at the former Wells Fargo bank.

Friday, December 30

Carson City legal - 30266

Application for Water No. 92294

Carson City legal - 30204

Notice of Public Sale

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Application for Water No. 92293

Carson City legal - 30234

Notice of Hearing

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Public Service Announcement

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Notice of Modification to Existing Tariff - 22-11036

Carson City legal - 30146

Notice of Application - 22-12014

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Notice of Application - 22-12015

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Notice of Application - 22-12016

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Common Law Copyright

Roger Diez: 2023 racing schedule set

In just a little over a week the annual Chili Bowl Midget racing classic will be underway.

Carson’s new and returning elected officials sworn in for new terms

It was a packed house Friday in First Judicial Court in Carson City as newly elected public servants were sworn in by District Court Judges James T. Russell and James Wilson. “Public service is a responsibility to be taken very seriously,” Russell told those attending the brief ceremony.

Carson City talking about Master Plan update

Every year it is reviewed, and, according to the city’s own strategic plan, it will need an update by 2025.

Michelle Palmer: New Year’s pairings with Champagne (recipe)

Champagne is used for many special events not just New Year’s Eve.

Thursday, December 29

Trina Machacek: Buttering toast

Buttering toast is such a small but powerful thing.

Pack grades: Blackshear wills Nevada to big win

Grading Nevada’s 74-72 basketball victory over Boise State on Wednesday.

Arrest made in Dayton historic district fire

Lyon County said Jonah Watson was arrested on at least three arson-related charges.

Carson City gets its piece of $1.7 trillion spending bill

$1.1 million for south Carson Redevelopment Area No. 2.

400,000 expected to ring in 2023 in Las Vegas

Rain forecast throughout the evening could put a damper on celebrations.

Wednesday, December 28

Churchill County legal - 30044

Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Claims Approved by Board of Directors - Truckee-Carson Irrigation District

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Notice of Claims Approved by Board of Directors - Truckee-Carson Irrigation District

Churchill County legal - 30049

Bids Wanted for Highway Improvement - Notice to Contractors

Churchill County legal - 30058

Important Tax Notice - 3rd Installment

Churchill County legal - 30040

Notice of Claims Approved by Board of Directors - Truckee-Carson Irrigation District

Suspect in custody after fatal shooting downtown

Wednesday evening, the Carson City Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting in downtown Carson City, Sheriff Ken Furlong said in a release.

Sheriff seeks information on debit card fraud suspect

CCSO is seeking public assistance with identification of a debit card fraud suspect.

Santoro: Pack’s 10-3 start saves a mostly bad 2022

The two Nevada teams that fuel the athletic budget and shape the psyche of the Northern Nevada sports community had been an ugly 9-23 combined in 2022.

Wishing Tree: Making Christmas brighter for area families

Program volunteers distribute toys, clothing days before St. Nick arrives

Fallon Ford donates more than $43K to local groups

Fallon Ford-Toyota presented checks totaling $43,850 to 14 organizations that range from youth clubs and athletics to the Willian N. Pennington Life Center.

Bighorn news: Oasis students carol through downtown

Also: Senior Spotlight, middle school FFA completes commodities study.

Free radon test kits available in January

University of Nevada, Reno Extension’s Radon Education Program is offering free test kits to Nevada residents.

Fallon Theatre wrap up December events

Theatre offers thanks to those in community who donated in order to keep the building operational.

Saturday night bull riding event rings in 2023

City hosts rodeo on New Year’s Eve at the Rafter 3C center.

Carson River flooding expected this weekend

Flood watch issued for Carson City by the National Weather Service.

County school board honors its outgoing trustees

Members of the Churchill County board thanked two trustees who are leaving public service.

Carson City warming shelter needs volunteers

Nearly 40 guests per night have slept in the center since it opened for winter.

Sisolak adds budget enhancements, including hefty raises for state workers

The proposed enhancements will be left up to Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo when he succeeds Sisolak in January.

Is it really a dog-eat-dog world?

Dogs understand the rules for play behavior — because dogs are pack animals, they must learn the rules or be expelled.

Commissioners learn how FRTC expansion affects county

The recently passed National Defense Authorization Act includes the Fallon range expansion.

CTE roundtable discusses future workforce needs

The American workforce will need more workers by 2025, according to multiple reports.

Carson High speech, debate has first home event since COVID

Carson High held its first speech and debate tournament in almost three years.

New trail: Start in Carson, end in British Columbia

The Capital to Tahoe Trail will connect to the Tahoe Rim Trail and, by extension, the Pacific Crest Trail.

Bruce Aerospace planning move to Carson City

Purchases 580 Mallory Way; Nevada Appeal remains in building

The former home of Swift Communications and the Sierra Nevada Media Group was sold recently to Greenlaw Partners for $11.3 million. Greenlaw Partners plans to lease the building to Bruce Aerospace, which currently is located in Dayton. Bruce Aerospace is an elite producer of aircraft interior lighting systems. Bruce Aerospace plans to occupy 580 Mallory Way in 2023 after completing building modifications.

Tuesday, December 27

Carson City legal - 30072

Notice of Public Sale

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Notice of Public Lien Sale

Lyon County reminds residents of sandbag locations, encourages citizens to be prepared for storms

Lyon County has several sandbag locations set up and is encouraging residents to be prepared for upcoming storm events expected to impact the region through the end of 2022.

Pack opens MW season against Boise State, Air Force

A look at Nevada's games against Boise State and Air Force.

Eagle Valley Middle School robotics teams earn awards

Awards came at the FIRST LEGO League Qualifier at Trainer Middle School in Reno.

More than 300 apartments approved for Lompa Ranch area in Carson City

The 24-acre site lies west of Airport Road, east of Intestate 580 and south of Menlo Drive.

Jump Around Carson fares set to return Jan. 3

The standard adult cash fare for the fixed-route service is $1.50, with reduced fares of $.75.

Monday, December 26

Updated protection measures set for Nevada unemployment

The update is scheduled to be complete on the evening of Dec. 28.

Mountain West: Lobos perfect entering conference play

The New Mexico Lobos aren’t all that concerned about what has already happened this season.

Lyon County unveils Ken Harvey Canal plaque in Silver Springs

Harvey was a Lyon County commissioner from 1987 to 1990.

Jim Valentine: Governmental action and you

Bad government can reach everybody

Letters to the editor for December 24, 2022

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Wilke-McCulloch says farewell to Carson school board

Carson City School Board Trustee Stacie Wilke-McCulloch took a 14-year ride full of decisions.

Sunday, December 25

Carson City birth announcements for December 3 to 16, 2022

Carson City birth announcements for December 3 to 16, 2022

Kelly Bullis: Stupid things politicians do

Politician-related Darwin Awards

Carson school board backs document outlining funding need

“iNVest” designed to rally support for funding the state’s K-12 educational system.

Initiative set a course for family at Western Nevada College

News and notes from Western Nevada College in Carson City.

Ex-Sparks fire chief facing drug charges demands job back

Mark Lawson's lawyers said he should be returned to his role and placed on paid administrative leave.

Transcripts reveal link between Trump, Nevada fake electors

Nevada Republicans invoked Fifth Amendment protection hundreds of times.

Faith & Insight: Good news

Christmas is when God saved the best news for last.

Saturday, December 24

Jim Hartman: Biden’s AWOL on border security

The southern border is a disaster and in chaos.

Carson City road report for December 26, 2022, to January 1, 2023

Carson City road report for December 26, 2022, to January 1, 2023

Carson City recognized by the League of American Bicyclists

“Carson City joins 501 communities across the country in the movement for safer streets and better bicycling for everyone."

Lyon County raises U.S. 95A passing concerns with NDOT

Commissioner Wes Henderson asked for clarification on the striping.

Past Pages for December 24 to 27, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Nevada fossil site could be ancient maternity ward

Scientists have uncovered new clues about a curious fossil site near Gabbs.

Friday, December 23

Carson City legal - 30036

Public Information on the Adoption of a New Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

Carson City legal - 30053

Notice of Hearing

Roger Diez: Christmas gift wishes for race organizations

Wynn’s Las Vegas has a fantastic Formula 1 package for six people for only $1 million.

Carson City to have wet final week of 2022, weather service says

The Christmas holiday weekend will be dry and mild before storms return to western Nevada.

Carson school employees get awards from GNCU

GNCU awarded five grand prizes where winners received a $500 donation for their classroom or program.

Tribal owner of Hard Rock now running Mirage in Las Vegas

Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe, said it plans to reshape the property.

Don Carine: Caring about education should start at home

I’ve enjoyed the work of the school board.

Feds launch review of Nevada mine at site of endangered flower

BLM moving forward despite Interior's determination plant is on the brink of extinction.

Thursday, December 22

Sisolak budget includes hefty raises for state workers

He said the raises are intended in part to offset the increases in Public Employee Retirement System premiums.

Grades: Pack starters dominate in final non-league tune-up

Led by Will Baker's perfect shooting night, Nevada improves to 10-3 with a blowout over Norfolk State.

Anthony Fish: South of the Border hot chocolate (recipe)

Hot drinks are comforting and relaxing and enjoying them is a great way for fending off the winter chill.

Overnight lane reductions on U.S. 50 in southern Carson City tonight

A lane closure will take place on westbound U.S. 50 in south Carson City overnight Dec. 22 as the Nevada Department of Transportation installs an enhanced digital highway information sign. One lane of westbound U.S. 50 will be closed from 7 p.m. Dec. 22 to 4 a.m. Dec. 23 as the new sign is installed. Drivers should anticipate minor travel delays, and are reminded to travel safely through the road work zone.

Lombardo names ex-budget director deputy chief of staff

Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo named two key members of his management team.

Wednesday, December 21

Churchill County legal - 29366

Notice of Public Hearing

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Notice of Change of Regularly Scheduled Commission, Highway Commission & CC Communications Board Meetings

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Notice of Name Change

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Notice to Creditors - 60-Day Notice

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Notice of Public Hearing

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Joint Application & Pre-Hearing Conference

Trina Machacek: Christmas surprises and me

Here’s my story about Christmas surprises and what I learned one Christmas long ago.

Joe Santoro: Mets gives Giants fans some coal for Christmas

The Mets have a long history of pilfering treasured Giant property.

Signing day: Pack adds Manogue star, LB LaDuke

Ken Wilson's second recruiting class features a more traditional mix of high school players, transfers

Freed to leave as director of Administration

She said in an email Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo has decided not to reappoint her.

News from the Churchill County School District

FFA students have been selling and maintaining beautiful poinsettias on campus at the CCHS greenhouses for their annual poinsettia sale. They started with 480 of them and still have plenty left.

Bighorn News: We the People competes in Reno

The Oasis Academy College Prep We the People class competed in the Northern Nevada District Invitational on Dec. 10 in Reno. The group did well with two groups receiving unit awards.

High Desert Grange and Comstock Quilters present Quilts of Valor

High Desert Grange conducted a special ceremony Dec. 10 at the American Legion Hall in Fallon to honor seven veterans with a Quilt of Valor.

Wreaths to remember veterans

Annual ceremony at Fernley and Fallon honors those who served their country

More than 2,400 volunteers braved the frigid 22-degree temperature Saturday to remember veterans interred at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley and the Churchill County Cemetery east of Fallon.

Only a few days remain for shopping

Only four days remain until the community celebrates Christmas. Since late November when Small Business Saturday kicked off the holiday shopping season, Churchill County merchants have been asking residents to shop locally for their friends and loved ones.

Christmas Convoy of Lights

The 2022 Christmas Convoy of Lights sponsored by the High Desert Grange and Toys for Tots has announced its winners. Awardees are Ray and Karie Blankenship for Best Use of Lights and the High Desert Grange for Best Use of Toys.

Carson school board OKs budget with $5.2 million deficit

The Carson City School District is seeing a $5.2 million deficit on its final amended budget for fiscal year 2023.

UPDATE: Canceled ... Mad Hatter Whimsey featured at the Churchill County Museum’s New Year’s Eve event

The Churchill County Museum New Year’s Eve Mad Hatter Ball will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31.

University of Nevada, Reno fall/winter 2022 graduates

Fallon Will Garrett Bliss, Kaitlyn Denae Mattern, Selene Montes, Richard Kyle Stafford, Stone Kellan Suess, Patrick Norman Morrow, Mason Shane Yates, Benjamin David Andersen, Feargus Aidan Keitz, Shelby Autumn Smith Fernley Susan M. Word, Kyson Glenn Coombs, Chanel Garibay, Manuel J. Gomez, Jody Lynn Jensen, Tony T. Loi, Breana Mcfarlane, Rei Charles Robinett, Ricardo Rubalcaba-Paredes, Shalyce Emili-Jean Shultz, Parker Coley Strong-O’Brien, Kaylee Ann Waddell, Sabrina Louise McCallum, Heidi Heather Henry, Dalton Shane Kinamon

Movies & More: Your Community Owned & Operated Fallon Theatre

As we close on to Christmas, we have two very special events for you this week. We are very excited to have the Nashville duo Luke and Kaylee take our historic stage for a holiday show on Wednesday. Luke and Kaylee will be playing some country, Christmas and original songs. Tickets are $20 per person with 20% of ticket sales donated to a local charity.

Casper the friendly ghost

Dear Reader, as Christmas approaches I find myself watching A Christmas Carol, the classic story of Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas. The ghosts reminded me of Casper the friendly ghost and a story I read recently about a white hero dog named Casper.

Fallon rebounds vs. Sage Ridge after 2OT loss

Two days after an epic double-overtime loss, its first of the season, the Greenwave boys basketball team got back to winning with a 59-51 win over Sage Ridge at the Elmo Dericco Gymnasium on Friday.

Lady Wave hoops split with north Reno schools

Facing the toughest team in the 3A West, the Lady Wave basketball team didn’t back down, even when it trailed by double-digits late.

Past Pages for December 21 to 23, 2022

Carson City history from the archive of the Nevada Appeal.

Fallon finishes third in Lovelock tournament

Caden McKnight won his division in the Lovelock Mustangs Invitational on Saturday as Fallon finished third in the team standings.

Bighorns reclaim Ore Cart over Coral

The Oasis Academy basketball teams avenged last year’s series loss against Coral Academy to win the Battle for the Ore Cart on Friday at the city-county gym.

CTH expands apprentice program to address nurse shortage

According to CTH, the apprentice program increases “the likelihood of retention.”

Tuesday, December 20

Carson City legal - 29883

Notice of Motor Vehicle Lien Sale

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Annual Statement

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Notice of Application - 22-12008

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Notice of Joint Application & PreHearing Conference

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Carson City Board of Equalization 2023 Meeting Schedule

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Notice of Trustee's Sale

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Notice to Creditors

Moody medals at Reno TOC

Douglas High wrestling had the first female in program history medal at the Reno Tournament of Champions this past weekend.

U.S. 95 traffic near Fallon affected as sign installed Wednesday

Lane shifts and shoulder closures will take place on U.S. 95 south of Fallon on Wednesday.

Planning commissioners OK care facility in north Carson City

The assisted-living care facility would include a trio of three-story residential towers.

Senators nearly pull off upset of Reno

Plus, results from the first ski meet of the season

Take a look at the last few days of Carson and Douglas High School athletics from boys and girls basketball to skiing.

Olson becomes a TOC champ

Carson High wrestling has a new school record after picking up a first-place finish at the Reno Tournament of Champions.

Jobless rate up as more Nevadans return to workforce

The number of employed and unemployed workers increased during the month.

Falcon hoops playing for growth early in the year

McQuain drills game-winner for girls

A look at both the girls and boys basketball teams for Sierra Lutheran High School.

Pioneer Academy anatomy, physiology students visit ROC

Students shadowed the front desk, surgery scheduling, physical therapists, occupational therapists and nurses.

Brian Formisano: Looking for capital in 2023? Tips to help small business owners

Accessing capital when you need it can be challenging.

Ask The Dog Trainer: Tips for choosing a day care

There are wonderful opportunities for high energy and mental stimulation to be found at dog boarding centers.

Nevada DOT holding ‘Name-a-Snowplow’ contest

The submission period lasts through Dec. 26.

School board appoints parent, alternate to Family Life Committee

Dan Thornton was appointed to serve as a parent representative.

Monday, December 19

MW: New Mexico on top as Pitino (son) tops Pitino (dad)

New Mexico improved to 11-0 by beating Iona in Albuquerque.

Outdoor recreation partners launch ‘Nevada Trail Finder’

The web-based mapping resource was developed by state, federal, and nonprofit outdoor recreation partners.

Jim Valentine: The language of real estate

Once one understands the language of real estate, the general concept of buying and selling property isn’t so hard to understand.

Conferees told Colorado River action ‘absolutely critical’

The first weeks of 2023 will be crucial for Southwest states.

Carson City right of way map to ‘streamline’ records

Transportation officials are developing a comprehensive GIS map of the city’s right of way.

Sunday, December 18

Carson City birth announcements for November 27 to December 6, 2022

Carson City birth announcements for November 27 to December 6, 2022

Nevada Builders Alliance hires new executive director

Nevada Builders Alliance has announced Jaron Hildebrand as its new executive director.

Carson schools foundation awards $11,300 in grants

CCSF has contributed more than $100,000 to students and educators since 2017.

Reno mayor sues after finding tracking device on vehicle

The complaint says the investigator was working on behalf of an “unidentified third party."

Planning commission to ‘correct’ old Carson City hospital site

Carson City planning commissioners have more than a dozen agenda items to review Tuesday.

Kelly Bullis: The Grinch (IRS) who stole Christmas

Maybe there are some spots in the IRS’s stone cold heart that are showing warmth.

Faith & Insight: Finding peace in the chaos

Today, we are at peace with God through Christ. Still, staying focused on this peace is difficult.

Nevada elections department subpoenaed in Trump probe

All of the states the DOJ subpoenaed are key battlegrounds that Trump and his allies targeted as they tried to overturn the election.

Saturday, December 17

Jim Hartman: ‘Ranked choice’ voting for Nevada – reform or confusion?

Nevada voters revisit the ranked choice question in 2024.

Carson City road report for December 19 to 25, 2022

Carson City road report for December 19 to 25, 2022

Third installment of property taxes due by Jan. 2

The treasurer’s office will be closed Jan. 2 in observance of New Year’s Day.

State workers to be reimbursed for COVID furloughs

Lawmakers unanimously voted nearly $36 million in back pay for more than 14,800 state workers.

Past Pages for December 17 to 20, 2022

Carson City history from the archive of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City: Property owners must clear sidewalks

Officials are reminding residents and business owners to remove ice and snow.

Friday, December 16

Carson City legal - 29744

Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Intent to Dispose of Real Property

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Petition for Name Change

Judge rules Pardons Board can't commute death row inmates' sentences

The Board of Pardons on Tuesday will discuss commuting death sentences for murderers to life without parole

Roger Diez: Gift guide for racing fans

In just a week, Santa will be loading up his sleigh for his annual trip around the world.

‘Unsilent Night’ set for Sunday in Carson City

The Brewery Arts Center will host a unique take on caroling.

Tiger wrestling makes emotional dual debut

Douglas High School wrestling kicked off its dual season at home against Reed and Reno Wednesday night.

Ex-Sparks fire chief faces 4 felonies over steroids

Mark Lawson was hired Nov. 28 and forced to resign Dec. 5.

Supervisors approve annual financial report

Also, Carson City’s bond rating was recently upgraded.

Senate-passed NDAA will allow for expansion the Navy's Fallon range

The U.S. Senate passed on Thursday the fiscal year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act which will now allow for the modernization and expansion of the Fallon Range Training Complex.

Thursday, December 15

Carson High boys get first league win

Quintana, Hughes shine as Senators best Grizzlies

Carson High boys basketball looked like a whole new squad Thursday night in a win over Galena

Inflation, increased need impacting Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign

The Christmas Red Kettle Campaign is struggling to meet fundraising targets.

Retiring Carson City clerk recommends change to office

Aubrey Rowlatt recommended the public administrator’s office be separated from the clerk-recorder’s office.

Grades: Alford wills Pack to win in sloppy game vs. UCSD

Grading Nevada’s 64-56 victory over UC San Diego on Wednesday in Reno.

Miss Carson City helps students spread holiday cheer

Seeliger Elementary fifth graders write letters to area senior citizens.

School superintendent 'satisfactory' after 6 months

Trustees used a revised assessment to rate Andrew Feuling.

'All hands on deck' for Holiday with a Hero

Students shopped with partners to get Christmas gifts for themselves and family.

Wednesday, December 14

Churchill County legal - 29589

Notice of Sale of Personal Property

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Abandoned Vehicle Notice

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Notice to Creditors

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Application to Appropriate Water No. 92248

Churchill County Legal - 29089

2023 - 2024 Notice of Secured Assessment Roll

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Notice of Intent to Sell Real Property

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Adoption of Bill No. 789

Trina Machacek: Moving out, up or on

Remember you are important and move forward.

Carson wrestling fourth at Cody Louk

Results from Carson, Sierra Lutheran and Dayton High School athletics from the past few days.

Douglas boys basketball dispatch Woodland Christian

Douglas High basketball and wrestling both had results from over the weekend.

Douglas adds 8 to basketball Hall of Fame

Over the weekebnd, Douglas High School enshrined eight into its basketball Hall of Fame.

Nevada Traveler: Don Laughlin’s Classic Car Collection Museum

The Laughlin Classic Car Collection includes more than 80 antique and collectible automobiles, many of which are owned by the casino magnate.

Greenwave basketball opens 8-0; best start in Dalager era

Returning seven from last year’s squad, Fallon is off to its best start since Chelle Dalager took over the program five years ago.

Fodder: Mike Leach had deep Wolf Pack connections

Leach, who died at 61 on Monday, is likely a big reason why Ken Wilson is now the Pack head coach.

Volunteers needed to place wreaths at Fallon cemetery

Annual event honors thousands of U.S. veterans at home and abroad.

Oasis Academy wins home opener, splits for the week

The Bighorns defeated enCompass Academy, 56-35, at the city-county gym but fell to Silver Stage, 51-42, on Saturday.

Lady Wave off to hot start after beating 5A Carson

Going 5-0 in the Mineral County tournament was followed by Fallon knocking off a pair of 3A foes and blowing out Carson, a 5A school.

Jeannette Strong: Christmas around the world

"We sometimes tend to forget that Christians around the world celebrate Christmas in many ways."

With best numbers in years, Wave wrestling eyes return to state

2022-23 preview: Churchill County is fielding the most wrestlers since Trevor deBraga took over the program seven years ago.

Central Nevada Health District established

It becomes the first state health district to serve rural counties.

Community bulletin board for Dec. 12-18

Churchill County news in brief and upcoming events for the week of Dec. 12.

Linda Marrone: Kay's almost pimento cheese spread (recipe)

This month is a good time for reflection and spreading good will.

CAPS: A cat's 'sandpaper' is there for a reason

When cats groom, they are actually combing their hair. Along with grooming, they can also regulate their temperature using their tongues.

CCSD news: Culinary arts, computers, and Winterfest

News and updates from around the Churchill County School District.

Bighorn news: Lego robotics teams advance to regionals

Both Team Oasis and Team Bighorns are advancing to the Northern Nevada championship round in the Lego League Challenge Division.

Fallon Theatre: Christmas movies continue their run

Both upcoming evenings also feature an ugly sweater contest and 'Elf' costume contest.

Greenwave, Bighorns prep sports calendar

Fallon, Oasis high school sports schedules for Dec. 15-21.

Colorado River users gather in Vegas amid crisis

Living with less water is the focus this week.

Past Pages for December 14 to 16, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Southwest Airlines talking big expansion in Vegas, state official says

Increased traffic could push development of a second airport south of Las Vegas.

Tuesday, December 13

Pershing County legal - 29592

Request for DBE/SBE Proposals

Carson City legal - 29602

Annual Statement

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Annual Statement

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Annual Statement

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Notice of Auction Sale

Carson City Legal - 29642

Notice to Creditors

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Notice of Hearing

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Notice of Public Sale

MW rankings: No. 1 UNLV one of three unbeaten teams

UNLV off to 10-0 start; the 1990-91 Rebels, who won the NCAA Tournament the year before, took a 45-game winning streak into the Final Four.

AAA recognizes Western Nevada College observatory

Jack C. Davis Observatory was listed among the best western destinations for stargazing and astronomy.

Approval of NDAA takes one step closer to passage

Final Senate vote may take place this week

Community and military leaders are applauding recent action on the Fallon Range Training Complex expansion and modernization that’s included in the Fiscal Year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act.

Nevada 'in driver's seat' for energy future, state official says

The key to that will be the ability to store power – and use it on demand – with electric batteries.

Monday, December 12

District officials: School attendance matters, increases student achievement

Students who attend school regularly will be more successful and achieve at higher levels.

Nevada Highway Patrol warns of scam calls

Officials say the callers are asking for personal information.

Taking advantage of a full turnout

Tiger wrestling program grows this winter

The Douglas High School wrestling room will be full this season.

Rotarians to learn about the Polio Plus Program

Vaccinations often make headlines, but rarely the Polio vaccine. You can learn why it is still important at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting. Rotary Polio Plus District Chair Phillip Mahoney will be the guest speaker at the meeting which takes place at noon, Tuesday December 13th in the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom. The public is welcome to attend. The presentation will cover both the past and present status of polio, vaccines and the different forms of the virus.

Grades: Nevada loses opportunity – and game – at Oregon

Grading Nevada’s 78-65 loss to Oregon on Saturday.

Carson City health office hosts AIDS art exhibit

“We have to understand that for 40 years, people have been struggling with this.”

Carson City supervisors to review financial report

The Board of Supervisors meet Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the community center.

Jim Valentine: Looking for added value in your property

The first thing to do to increase value is to figure out what would stimulate a buyer to pay more.

Carson school board to provide update on Family Life Committee

Trustees also could take action on the amended budget.

Sunday, December 11

Carson City birth announcements for November 21 to December 2, 2022

Carson City birth announcements for November 21 to December 2, 2022

Letters to the Editor for December 10, 2022

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Nevada reports 321 traffic deaths through November

That is a dozen fewer than at the same point in 2021.

Cynthia Ferris-Bennett: Gifts from the kitchen

Even if you are not the world's greatest cook you can still pull together a culinary masterpiece that will be enjoyed by all.

Nevada affordable housing grants total $500 million

The state housing division has completed the process of awarding Home Means Nevada funding.

Kelly Bullis: Hire certain qualified employees, may get big tax credit

I want to focus on something good that Congress has done.

Faith & Insight: The great nevertheless

However bad things are, nevertheless, God is still present.

New affordable housing project slated for Carson

Developers of a 126-unit affordable housing project in north Carson are moving forward.

Saturday, December 10

Jim Hartman: Electoral Count Act reform – unfinished business

Congress must not miss the opportunity to forestall a repeat of Jan. 6, 2021.

Carson City road report for December 12 to 18, 2022

Carson City road report for December 12 to 18, 2022

2022 Carson City historic ornament available

The 2022 Carson City Historical Building Ornament features the Clemens House.

UPDATE: Homestead Holidays event cancelled Sunday

Parks, Recreation & Open Space department have announced Homestead Holidays is cancelled for Sunday.

Outgoing Clark County elections head details threats

Clark County Registrar Joe Gloria said he decided he would step down about a year ago.

Past Pages for December 10 to 13, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City District Attorney details priorities for new term

Jason Woodbury was returned to office for his third term.

Friday, December 9

Carson City legal - 29518

Public Notice of the Intent to Publish the Jump Around Carson (JAC) Title VI Program

Carson City legal - 29515

Notice of Application - 22-12001

Lyon County legal - 29566

Notice of Lien Sale

Carson City legal - 29517

Official Notice of Public Hearing

Carson City legal - 29521

Notice to Creditors

Carson City legal - 29117

Notice of Intent to Act on a Resolution to Augment & Approve FY 2023 Amended Budget

Carson City legal - 29593

Notice of Public Sale

Carson City legal - 29513

Notice of Application - 22-11030

Carson City legal - 29514

Notice of Application - 22-11038

Roger Diez: Winter driving: Maintain situational awareness

Once again I’m here with my winter driving tips, cautions, and advice.

Dozens on hunger strike at Ely prison over food, health

It's the latest episode in several negative developments for the state corrections department.

State superintendent visits Carson school for Computer Science Week

Eagle Valley Middle School students were able to display their coding skills for Nevada Department of Education Superintendent Jhone Ebert.

GOED awards tax abatements totaling $1.3 billion

The largest was $1.1 billion that Redwood Materials.

Carson City health reports increase in RSV cases

There were 49 reported cases of RSV the week of Nov. 27 through Dec. 3.

Thursday, December 8

Trina Machacek: The marshmallow of life

Isn’t marshmallow an interesting event in life?

Sophomore-heavy Senators look to mesh as a unit

Carson High girls basketball will be led by quite the class of sophomores this season.

Carson High boys hoops adjust to new system

Carson High boys basketball is under first year head coach, Ty Golden, who shared his thoughts on the season after the opening games.

Joe Santoro: Don’t look now, but Rebels getting serious about football

The Nevada Wolf Pack’s greatest fear the past six decades or so might be finally coming true.

NIAA’s realignment committee finalizes fall proposal

The NIAA realignment committee finalized its fall proposal with some major changes to the football playoff system. Plus, some local ties with changes for Douglas High and other sport-by-sport movement.

Christmas parade returns to Eagle Valley Children’s Home

Residents come out to watch event that was cancelled last year due to coronavirus restrictions.

David Bobzien resigns as Nevada energy director

The resignation will take effect Jan. 2.

Letters to the Editor for December 7, 2022

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Accused killer of Fernley teen found competent to stand trial

A Lyon County district judge set Troy Driver's preliminary hearing for Feb. 16-17

Wednesday, December 7

Churchill County legal - 29428

Notice of Lien Sale

Churchill County legal - 29433

Notice of Sale of Personal Property

Churchill County legal - 29430

Notice of Lien Sale

Churchill County legal - 29429

Notice of Lien Sale

Churchill County legal - 29467

Notice to Creditors

Churchill County legal - 29421

Notice of Prehearing Conference

Lyon County legal - 29442

Notice to Creditors - 60-Day Notice

Churchill County legal - 29460

Notice of Intent to Sell

Lombardo names transition team

The group of committee chairs is headed by Peter Guzman, president of the Latin Chamber of Commerce.

Pack grades: Strong bench the difference in road win

Grading Nevada’s victory over Pepperdine on Tuesday.

Oasis’ appeal to remain in 1A denied by NIAA

For the next realignment period, which starts in fall 2023, Oasis Academy was moved from the 1A to 2A based on the enrollment-multiplier rule.

Greenwave, Bighorns prep sports calendar

Fallon, Oasis high school sports schedules for Dec. 9-14.

NWS: Snow coming to Carson City on Friday, Saturday

Carson City can expect some snowfall this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

Final unaccompanied service of year conducted in Fernley

The Nevada Veterans Coalition conducted on Oct. 27 its final unaccompanied funeral service of the year at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

Fallon Theatre featuring two more Christmas classics

'The Polar Express' and 'Christmas Vacation' take top billing for Dec. 9-10.

Community bulletin board for Dec. 5-11

Churchill County news in brief and upcoming events for the week of Dec. 5.

CAPS: The cat who was also a tree ornament

Cats are incredible animals and, in a way, they can fly. Keep your eye out for this living tree ornament.

Churchill County commission OKs agreement for Health Building

The Churchill County commission took action on a number of items on Dec. 1.

Bighorn news: Angel Trees at school; senior spotlight

The Middle School student council is partnering with The Homestead Assisted Living Center for its Angel Tree program.

Nevada Traveler: Famous ‘Wally World’ collection on display

Wally Cuchine donated a good portion of his collection to the Ely Art Bank, a public gallery where his pieces are regularly rotated and displayed.

VFW Post 1002 celebrates its centennial

Local veterans’ post is the second-oldest in the state.

WNC news: Pennington scholarship lifts financial barriers

For scholarship recipients, it’s an opportunity to redefine a career and learn new skills to obtain meaningful employment.

Reflections of Pearl Harbor: Ceremonies honor 81st anniversary of attack

The Dec. 7 surprise attack on Pearl Harbor plunged the United States into World War II.

Prep roundup: Greenwave basketball opens season 5-0

Both the Greenwave girls and boys basketball teams opened their seasons with a perfect record in the Serpent Classic last week in Hawthorne.

Lyon County waiting on commissioner appointment

The seat was vacated by former Commissioner Ken Gray.

Modest increase forecast for state revenue

Economic Forum said General Fund revenues should come to $11.4 billion for the 2024-25 budget cycle.

Past Pages for December 7 to 9, 2022

Carson City history from the archive of the Nevada Appeal.

Reflections of Pearl Harbor

Ceremonies remember 81st anniversary of a surprise attack on Oahu

Hundreds of residents from the mainland United States are traveling to Honolulu this week.

Tuesday, December 6

Carson City legal - 29504

Notice of Name Change

Carson City legal - 29419

Notice of Prehearing Conference

Carson City legal - 29476

Publication of Ordinance

Storey County legal - 29361

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Lyon County legal - 29490

Notice to Creditors

Expansion of Fallon Range Training Complex secured

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said her legislation to expand the Navy complex will be included in the National Defense Authorization Act.

Photo gallery: Fallon kicks off holiday season, helps others

The annual First Responders of Churchill County Holiday Food Competition gathered 12 tons of food on Sunday for the Out of Egypt Food Pantry.

Santa Claus comes to Tumbleweeds for breast cancer fighter

Santa Claus might not be doing flips and cycling, but he will be available for pictures Sunday at both Tumbleweed’s Minden and Carson City facilities.

O’Neill embraces bipartisanship but cautions on budget

The new state Assembly minority leader will be facing a Democratic majority when the Legislature convenes in February.

Final grades: Pack turns in unacceptable performance

Grading the Nevada football team’s first season under head coach Ken Wilson.

Carson City Symphony presents ‘Holiday Treat’ concert Sunday

Carson City Symphony’s annual Holiday Treat Concert will return on Sunday at 4 p.m.

Ask Dirk: How do I know when it’s time to replace my HVAC system?

Replacing your HVAC system is an investment.

Churchill County toad declared endangered

The Dixie Valley toad is at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal power project.

Get Healthy Carson City: Flu vaccines save lives

The best way to protect yourself from the flu is with an annual vaccine.

Empty Bowls fundraiser draws community support

The event is a celebration of art and a chance to help those in need.

Monday, December 5

Carson City sheriff: 911 down Monday night, Tuesday

Ken Furlong said 911 operators will be on duty if the public needs to call for help.

Realignment talks bear little fruit

Conversation continues this week

Coming into Tuesday’s NIAA fall sports realignment meeting, it seemed everyone knew what was on the agenda.

MW basketball: Aztecs bounce back from bad week

The Aztecs are the No. 1 team in this week’s Nevada Appeal Mountain West men’s basketball rankings.

Wrestling enters new territory

Senators will fill all 14 weight classes this winter

Carson High wrestling has the same expectations despite some major changes in the wrestling scene this winter around Northern Nevada.

Relying on new blood

Tiger girls hoops ready to see what’s next

Coming off a state tournament berth and a second-place league finish last season, the Douglas High girls basketball team is not a stranger to success.

Beginning the title defense

DHS boys know target is on their back this winter

The road to the Class 5A boys basketball regional title runs through Minden this season.

Lyon commission approves zoning change for Dayton airbase museum

Plan calls for a museum to be completed in three phases off Lakes Boulevard in Dayton.

Voter registration hits 2.2 million in November

When just active voters are counted, registration totals 1.89 million.

Kelly Bullis: Gold has special tax when sold

The tax you pay on selling gold and silver could end up being twice what you pay for other long-term investments.

Sierra Lutheran Academic Olympics team wins sixth state championship

The Falcons edged the Whittell Warriors and Pahranagat Valley Panthers in a sudden-death final round, winning by two points.

Hilton announces new Waldorf Astoria Lake Tahoe

The 15-acre site of the former Tahoe Biltmore Hotel and Casino at North Lake Tahoe will be the new home of a 76-room hotel and 61 residences, Hilton announced on Monday.

Frey Ranch: 5 generations of farming Northern Nevada

Frey Ranch Farmers + Distillers won the Best Nevada Grown/Raised Product in the Northern Nevada Business Weekly’s 2022 Best in Business.

Carson City home market ‘trying to find its balance’

There were 36 closed sales in October, down 50 percent from the previous year.

Sunday, December 4

Gone but not forgotten: Thank the Kelleys for the clock tower carillon

Bill and Dottie Kelley and then-Mayor Ray Masayko were the impetus behind raising money to purchase the carillon.

Historical Society presents Victorian Christmas Tour

Tours start at 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10.

Pioneer Academy helps 30 families enjoy Thanksgiving

The school was able to provide a full Thanksgiving meal to 30 families.

Anaconda Copper Mine cleanup meeting set for Dec. 15

The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at the City of Yerington Public Works Building.

Celebration of life for Brad Bonkowski Monday

A celebration of life will be held Monday, Dec. 5, for former Carson City Supervisor Brad Bonkowski at the Nashville Social Club from 2-5 p.m. His family invites anyone whose life has been touched by Brad to join them at the celebration. Bonkowski passed away November 19, after a 16-month battle with an extremely rare cancer.

Jim Valentine: More tales from the trenches

The essence of a real estate professional is to be a problem solver.

Biden: Nevada site sacred to tribes to be national monument

Avi Kwa Ame National Monument is mostly undeveloped landscape dotted with Joshua trees.

Saturday, December 3

Jim Hartman: Republicans: Done with Trump

To win, Republicans will need a generational alternative – and to ditch Trump.

Carson City road report for December 5 to 11, 2022

Carson City road report for December 5 to 11, 2022

‘Bell Weather’ jazz, poetry Dec. 13 in Carson City

Each poem relates to the theme “Bell Weather,” and will be followed by a related tune.

Homestead Holidays at Silver Saddle Ranch starts Dec. 9

Silver Saddle Ranch is located off Carson River Road on the east side of Prison Hill.

Past Pages for December 3 to 6, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Against the odds, Sierra-at-Tahoe ready to reopen

Caldor Fire nearly wiped out resort in 2021

Due to the extent of the damage, some people thought the resort would never reopen.

Friday, December 2

Carson City legal - 29443

Notice to Creditors

Carson City legal - 29465

Notice to Creditors

Lyon County legal - 29423

Notice of Petition for Name Change

Carson City legal - 29393

Notice of Lien Sale

Carson City legal - 29438

Proposals Accepted - Carson Water Subconservancy District

Carson City legal - 29409

Notice to Creditors

Photo gallery: 2022 Silver and Snowflakes

Photos from tonight's Silver and Snowflakes. The first tree lighting on the Capitol grounds began 108 years ago on Christmas Eve 1914 when one Colorado Blue Spruce, still standing today, was chosen as the official state Christmas Tree to be adorned with electric lights.

Dream Christmas event returns for its eighth holiday

Dream Center volunteers will deliver dinner bags, turkeys, hams, coats, hats, gloves and more to locations throughout Northern Nevada, beginning Dec. 3.

Fodder: The ‘Packnamara’ dream really was too good to be true

Cade McNamara, the Nevada high school record holder for passing yards and touchdown passes, did the right thing for Cade McNamara.

David Theiss: Holiday traditions (recipe)

With the holidays upon us, traditional foods among different cultures are plentiful.

Holiday with a Hero fundraisers set Friday and Dec. 10

HWAH will host its annual shopping event for upward of 200 Carson City School District students on Dec. 14.

City health services restructures epidemiology division

CCHHS will hire two full-time epidemiologists, a public health investigator, and an administrative assistant.

Thursday, December 1

Supervisors hold off on landfill rate hike

Supervisors directed the Public Works Department to make proposed new rates lower for in-city customers.

Get Healthy Carson City: World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. This purpose of this day is to raise awareness that HIV/AIDS is still among us, a day to unite with others around the world to prevent HIV, support people with HIV, and remember those who have lost their lives to an HIV-related illness. Many believe the disease is no longer a threat, while others may tone it out, and many think only targeted populations can get it.

Fodder: Time for some ‘Packnamara’ at Mackay Stadium?

What better way for the Wolf Pack to restore its severely damaged connection to its Pack-apathetic community? It's time for the Cade McNamara Show.

Carson children’s choir holiday performances start Saturday

Joyful Noise Carson Children's Choir will present several performances in Carson City and Carson Valley.

Ask The Dog Trainer: Give Moxie a trial separation before traveling

We're overwhelmed with the options of dog boarding, pet sitting or asking family to watch her.

Central Lyon Fire ready to hire after tax OK’d

Question 1 received a 64.26% yes vote during the election.

Veterans recognized for their educational paths at area colleges

Three local veterans each recently received a $3,000 college scholarship.