Stories for February 2022


Monday, February 28

Camera footage released in Carson City deputy shooting

The footage released by the Carson City Sheriff’s Office on Monday shows a 12-year law enforcement veteran running after the suspect.

Doctors’ endowment to help Western Nevada nursing students

Drs. Sandra Koch and Tim McFarren have created a $250,000 endowment at WNC.

Mountain West rankings: Colorado State-Boise State game ends regular season

The Colorado State Rams just might have punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament.

Grading Nevada: New rock bottom for Wolf Pack

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 74-61 loss to the Wyoming Cowboys on Saturday at Laramie, Wyo.

Salute To Young Musicians concert in Carson City March 6

The concert will feature Kyra Fields performing the Rondo from the Mozart Clarinet Concerto.

Nevada suffrage resource guide available online

“Historical Context for Suffrage and Women’s Rights in Nevada,” is now available online.

Trina Machacek: Pokes from the past

I will endeavor to clean just enough to make it seem that I have cleaned my fingers to the bone.

Carson City supervisors to hear Health and Human Services report

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 3

Sunday, February 27

CDC: Drops mask mandate; Carson City schools no longer require masks on buses

Effective Monday, February 28, 2022, masks will no longer be required on Carson City School District buses or vans. This follows changes in the CDC guidance last week.

Six arrested in connection with Carson City robberies, burglaries

At approximately 3:30 a.m., the Carson City Sheriff’s Office received information of an armed robbery at the Extra Mile, Chevron gas station on North Carson Street. At arrival, deputies learned the robbery was carried out by two males, both armed with handguns.

Grant will provide broadband in Elko County

The federal Commerce Department has awarded $7.3 million to expand broadband service in Elko.

Jim Hartman: Cortez Masto’s gas tax ‘phony gimmick’

For Nevadans, Cortez Masto’s gas tax bill is worthless.

Broadway musical ‘Rent’ coming to Carson City

“Rent” is playing March 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13 at The Maizie Theater at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St.

Gilbert: UNR protestors have 'Stockholm Syndrome’

"They've been misinformed, almost brainwashed, for lack of words."

Robey Willis to run for Carson City supervisor

Robey Willis has announced his candidacy for the Ward Three seat on the Carson City Board of Supervisors.

Jim Valentine: When can I move in?

“When can I move in?” This can seem a simple enough situation but it isn’t always an easy resolve.

Faith & Insight: Attitude adjustment needed

Change and transitions can be difficult. If you are on an unfamiliar path, take heart, things will eventually smooth out.

UNR Cybersecurity Center gets $3.3M grant to boost Nevada workforce

Charting a direct path to a career in cybersecurity within the government sector, the University of Nevada, Reno's Cybersecurity Center will use a five-year, $3.3 million NSF grant to award scholarships to 23 students in the College of Engineering.

Saturday, February 26

Visiting Angels of Carson City honored with Best of Home Care award

To qualify for this award, 10% of Visiting Angels of Carson City’s clients and employees were interviewed each month by Home Care Pulse.

Guy Farmer: The GOP should dump Trump

The GOP should be a forward-looking party, not a backward-looking party focused on relitigating the 2020 election.

Carson City road report for February 28 to March 6, 2022

Carson City road report for Monday, Feb. 28 to Sunday, March 6

Faces of Carson: Flavors of India to add Sunday brunch, spice mart

Flavors of India is currently open 11 a.m. -6:30 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday.

Kimberly Adams to run for Carson City assessor

Chief Deputy Assessor Kimberly Adams will run for Carson City assessor.

Kelly Bullis: How to sell real estate at a gain and not pay any tax

Do you own some real estate with a huge gain that you would like to replace with different real estate?

Past Pages for February 26 to March 1, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Lawsuit aims to block Nevada school voucher petition drive

One measure would amend the state constitution to create an "education savings account" for K-12 students to attend schools "and educational programs other than public schools."

Two Views exhibition at Carson City gallery

The Capital City Arts Initiative's Courthouse Gallery is hosting drawings by Robert Ibarra and ceramics by Cesar Piedra through May 25.

Friday, February 25

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Centennial too strong for Douglas girls hoops

Tiger end historic season at state semifinals

The Douglas High girls basketball team played its final game of the season at Lawlor Events Center Friday night in the Class 5A state basketball semifinals.

Senator Square: Honors English students consider the power of words

Every class day, the Honors English I students of two CHS English Language Arts teachers begin their class period by responding to a direct quote said or written by a well-known individual from the past or present.

Youth Theatre Carson City brings home national awards

Youth Theatre Carson City’s Showstoppers brought home several awards from the Musical Theatre Competitions of America 2022.

Roasted cabbage steaks make the most out of an underrated winter vegetable (recipe)

It’s cold outside and we need some comfort food to get us through this chilly winter.

Feds expedite protection decision for rare toad near Fallon

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to decide by April 4 whether a rare toad warrants endangered species protection.

Nevada casinos’ win continues record run

Nevada’s non-restricted gaming licensees reported another billion-plus month for January for a record 11 in a row.

Tahoe’s ‘Hank the Tank’ turns out to be 3 bears

DNA evidence now shows that the 500-pound black bear the public had nicknamed "Hank the Tank" is at least three not-so-little bears.

JoAnne Skelly: Earthworms are fascinating!

There are around 2,700 different kinds of earthworms worldwide.

Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range spring hours begin March 1

The Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range will adjust to its spring schedule starting March 1.

Letters to the Editor for February 23, 2022

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson schools' English learner program dips

About 9% of Carson City School District’s English language learners met the criteria to exit its program during 2020-21.

Liberty gets around Douglas boys

Tiger boys hoops bows out in state semifinals

The Douglas High boys basketball team couldn't quite hang with Liberty in the Class 5A state semifinals at Lawlor Events Center Friday evening.

Thursday, February 24

Nevada Craft Beverage Passport to debut Friday in Reno

The passport features more than 30 Nevada craft beverage makers across the state.

COVID shots, treatments widely available, health officials say

“Everybody has the availability to get treatment as soon as possible.”

Joe Santoro: 1-year honeymoon for Pack’s Wilson

By this time next year Wilson better be talking about chasing a division title and a conference championship.

Sheriff: Carson High student pointed gun at others

“There was every indication that the student acted alone, and this was an isolated incident,” the statement said. “No students or staff were physically injured.”

$6.25B sale of Venetian properties on Vegas Strip complete

Apollo Global Management and Las Vegas Sands Corp. said in separate statements that gamblers, conventioneers and hotel guests should see few changes.

Cortese family welcomes 'Twos-Day' baby at Carson Tahoe Health

Jeremy and Stacie Cortese drove through snow and ice on Tuesday, 2-22-22, to have their second daughter at Carson Tahoe Health.

James Russell: What a small foundation can do

This is the story of a small 501(c) foundation called The John and Grace Nauman Foundation.

Carson City couples say ‘I do’ on Tuesday 2-22-22

Carson City celebrated a “Twos-Day” Tuesday this week, and for a pair of local couples, 2-22-22 marked the perfect day to make two families one.

Wednesday, February 23

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Dennis Cassinelli: The tragedy at Susan’s Bluff

This is just one of hundreds of small side trips that make visits to Nevada so interesting.

Sisolak announces programs using federal pandemic cash

Republican leader points out it is all one-time money

Those programs, he said, will all be funded by the massive infusion of federal dollars, a total of some $6.7 billion.

Senators get two runners-up at state wrestling

Two wrestlers from Carson High nearly came home with state titles this past weekend during the Class 5A state wrestling tournament held at Cimarron-Memorial High School in Las Vegas.

Carson City Sheriff names suspect shot by deputy

Luis Santana, a 21-year-old Carson City resident, remains in stable condition at Renown hospital in Reno.

Grading Nevada: Wolf Pack can’t find its way against UNLV

Grading the Wolf Pack’s 62-54 loss to UNLV on Tuesday in Reno.

Carson High student arrested for bringing gun to school

A Carson High student was arrested Wednesday morning for bringing a gun to school, according to the Carson City School District.

Storey County sheriff won’t seek reelection

Storey County Sheriff Gerald Antinoro said last week that he will not seek a fourth term as sheriff.

Carson City School District registration begins March 7

All pre-K, kindergarten, new and returning student updates and registrations for the Carson City School District will begin March 7.

Past Pages for February 23 to 25, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Ken Furlong: Carson City first responders act heroically

In this rare occurrence, it wasn’t just another day at the office.

State offices, Western Nevada College, UNR delay openings

Western Nevada College's Carson City campus and the Child Development Center will be on a two-hour delay

Delivery of today's Nevada Appeal, The Record-Courier delayed

Delivery of today's Nevada Appeal, The Record-Courier delayed

Tuesday, February 22

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Carson City school trustees pick new superintendent

The Carson City school board on Tuesday moved to direct President Richard Varner to begin contract negotiations with Manchester School District Superintendent Dr. John Goldhardt for the position of superintendent after holding final interviews, discussion and hearing public comment on the two finalists Tuesday.

Northern Nevada Development Authority names executive director

Jeff Sutich has been an economic development and trade expert for the last 11 years.

Laxalt, headed to Mar-a-Lago, slams Dems over Jan. 6

Nevada's Adam Laxalt is one of several swing-state candidates deepening their ties to Trump despite intra-party rifts.

Chamber receives tour of Rafter 3C Center

Events are being booked into the 75,000-square-foot facility

Community members received their first glimpse of the new Rafter 3C Center at the fairgrounds Thursday as the county hosted the Fallon Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the new $13.9 million facility.

Bighorn News: Seniors present jerseys to faculty who made an impact

Anyone at a school can make an impact on a student’s life. Senior basketball showed their appreciation for someone that impacted their lives by presenting them with their jerseys on Feb. 11.

Free legal clinic relaunched for veterans

With restriction being lifted to combat the coronavirus, the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System and the Nevada Attorney General’s office are relaunching the veteran free legal clinic.

Meet Izzy, Fallon and Fernley’s Furriest Friends winner

Izzy was the winner of the inaugural Fallon and Fernley’s Furriest Friends contested sponsored by Three Happy Hounds and the Lahontan Valley News.

Beloved track coach, GHOF founder dies

Paul Orong coached hundreds of athletes over a quarter century span

A beloved high school coach and one of the founders of the Greenwave Hall of Fame died in his sleep Monday.

New fire engines being custom built

Fallon/Churchill Fire Department has contracted with Darley Company to build two new fire engines for the Fallon/Churchill County community.

School district opens kindergarten registration

Churchill County School District has opened registration for the 2022-23 school year. In addition, applications for the 3- and 4-year-old prekindergarten program at Northside Early Learning Center are also available.

Jeanette Strong: The United States of snitches

“Secrecy is the keystone to all tyranny. Not force, but secrecy and censorship. When any government or church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, ‘This you may not read, this you must not know,’ the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives. Mighty little force is needed to control a man who has been hoodwinked in this fashion; contrariwise, no amount of force can control a free man, whose mind is free. No, not the rack nor the atomic bomb, not anything. You can't conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him,” wrote Robert Heinlein, “The Past Through Tomorrow,” 1967.

Presidents and the pets they love

Harry Truman is famous for his statement, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” Dogs have been the most popular pet for presidents to have during their time in the White House. In fact, 31 of the 46 presidents have had at least one dog in the West Wing.

Extension program offers course for new Nevada livestock producers

The University of Nevada, Reno Extension’s Herds & Harvest Program is hosting a new Farm to Fork Certification Program, 6-8 p.m., Wednesdays in March.

NNVMC wreaths recycling program flourishes

High Desert Grange gathers ‘candy’ for goats, sheep

The success of the national Wreaths Across America program sheds light on how much our country values those veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice to keep our nation safe.

Wooster ends Fallon’s season

The Greenwave boys basketball team tried to rally from a 20-point hole in the second half but came up short in a 48-40 loss to Wooster to open the Northern 3A regional quarterfinals at Lowry High School.

Nevada Department of Veterans Services director announces retirement

Miller joined the NDVS after a 34-year Army career

The director of the Nevada Department of Veterans Services announced her retirement Monday after spending 10 years with the state agency.

Ken Wilson seeking best start for a Nevada coach

Notes from around the Mountain West Conference.

Carson City sheriff: Burglary suspect shot by deputy

A burglary suspect was shot by a Carson City Sheriff’s Office deputy Tuesday morning, according to a news release from the CCSO.

Carson City Symphony Association presents artist-in-residence workshop Thursday

The workshop features Stephen Framil, internationally renowned cello soloist.

Education Achievements

Education Achievements

Reno homeless population on street nearly doubles in a year

The number of homeless people living on Reno-area streets has almost doubled over the past year as home prices continue to soar to record levels.

Carson City supervisors will meet for special workshop

The Carson City Board of Supervisors is meeting for a special workshop on Friday.

Monday, February 21

Mark Bailey: Congress, don’t give the IRS more responsibilities

Reject any proposals that add additional burdens and responsibilities to an already overstretched IRS.

Carson City Symphony ‘Lovers & Heroes’ concert Feb. 27

The Carson City Symphony presents its “Lovers & Heroes” concert at the Carson City Community Center at 4 p.m. Feb. 27.

Carson City pro boxer, Diego Elizondo, in coma following car crash

Diego Elizondo, a professional boxer from Carson City, is in a coma following a rollover accident in Minden Feb. 8.

Carson City museum lecture highlights Victorian theater in American West

Author Carolyn Eichin will discuss her recently published book, “From San Francisco Eastward, Victorian Theater in the American West,” on Thursday.

MW rankings: Rebels rising as they head to Reno

The Rebels have climbed No. 5 in the Nevada Appeal Mountain West men’s basketball rankings with an important game at Nevada on Tuesday at Lawlor Events Center.

Faces of Carson: Salon owner continues to grow her business in spite of COVID

Yamila Perez opened her own beauty salon on North Carson Street in 2019.

More snow coming: Up to 4 inches for Carson City overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Carson City starting at 7 p.m. Monday and continuing through 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Carson City Planning Commission to discuss sustainability design standards

Commissioners will hear a presentation from Citizens’ Climate Education to add sustainable design standards to the Carson City Municipal Code.

Sunday, February 20

Western Nevada College job fair features nursing, CNA students

WNC’s National Student Nurses’ Association hosted the Job Fair for the first time in five years.

Carson High student wins zone in Lions Student Speaker Contest

Viviana Castro, a member of the Carson High Speech and Debate Team, won the competition.

Tiger girls just miss regional crown

Douglas High girls basketball came up just short in its regional title push Saturday evening at Carson High School

High winds, snow forecast for Carson City

High winds are likely Sunday with a chance of snow starting Sunday night in Carson City, according to the National Weather Service.

Rotary Club of Carson City annual music contest March 1

The Rotary Club of Carson City is looking for talented young musicians to take part in the club’s annual music contest. The contest is open to students in the 9th-12th grades, or 14-18 years of age for home schooled or non-traditionally schooled students.

Marilyn Foster: Experience Ireland like a Royal in 2023

The Chamber Travel Club has planned a tour to Ireland for the spring of 2023.

Kelly Bullis: Self-employment taxes on LLC and LP members

When tax becomes a burden, what does the average American do? They try to find a “legal” way out of paying that tax.

Faith & Insight: Generosity

When it comes to generosity, there are many terms that we use and ways we can be generous.

3G shutdown will impact cell phones, security and medical alert systems

AT&T is scheduled to be the first carrier to shut down its 3G network on Feb. 22.

Carson City birth announcements for January 28 to February 10, 2022

Carson City birth announcements for January 28 to February 10, 2022

Saturday, February 19

Douglas High boys basketball earns regional crown Saturday evening

The Douglas High boys basketball team defeated Spanish Springs, 54-43, Saturday evening at Carson High to win the Class 5A boys Northern Region Championship

Guy Farmer: A river of fentanyl across our southern border

When the Times criticizes the Biden administration, the political issue is serious indeed.

Carson City road report for February 21 to 27, 2022

Carson City road report for February 21 to 27, 2022

Carson City school pathologist earns scholarship for speech therapy

Taylor Mandelli was the recent recipient of the “Apple Award” from the Delta Kappa Gamma Nu Chapter in the amount of $100.

Carson City’s best walks and hikes revealed in new book

“50 of the Best Strolls, Walks, and Hikes Around Carson City,” was recently published.

Jim Valentine: The purpose of the transaction

Always be very clear about your purpose in a desired transaction and the right thing will happen for you.

Letters to the Editor for February 19, 2022

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Feb. 19, 2022

Recall issued on certain powdered infant formulas

Caregivers are advised not to use Similac, Alimentum, or EleCare Powdered Infant Fomulas

The Nevada WIC program is issuing guidance to parents and caregivers to not use certain powdered infant formulas produced by Abbott Nutrition in Sturgis, Michigan due to an outbreak of bacterial infections. The affected brands of formula include Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare. Nevada WIC has confirmed that the recalled products are in Nevada.

Past Pages for February 19 to 22, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Carson City public guardian’s office testament to COVID vaccine

The public guardian’s office cares for adults who are not capable of managing aspects of their lives.

Roger Diez: The Great American Race runs Sunday

The field is set for Sunday’s Daytona 500, with a full field of 40 cars.

Friday, February 18

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Senator Square: Life is like a box of chocolates at Carson High School

Saint Valentine’s Day 2022 is in the past, but what this Catholic holiday does for honoring martyred saints is bring to mind one of the most famous quotes in movie history: “My Mama always said ‘Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you are gonna get.”

Jim Hartman: Nevada near last to unmask

It’s a delusion for Democrats to believe the movement against mandates is driven only by right-wing crazies.

Snoopy and the Red Baron Exhibition opens Saturday in Carson City

The Brewery Arts Center features 77 framed Peanuts comics depicting Snoopy, the famous Flying Ace, and his imaginary dogfights against the Red Baron.

Vegas clerk shot patron who refused to wear mask then killed self

The shootings on the northwest edge of Las Vegas came four days before Gov. Steve Sisolak lifted Nevada's COVID-19 mask mandate.

Wolf Pack sweeps Spartans, ready for Rebels

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 90-60 victory on Thursday over the San Jose State Spartans at San Jose.

Nevada Humane Society offers free adoptions Saturday

The Nevada Humane Society in is hoping to clear its Carson City and Reno shelters this weekend.

Schmidt to challenge incumbent O’Neill for Assembly 40

Gary Schmidt has announced he will challenge P.K. O’Neill in the Assembly District 40 race.

Carson City student faces adversity in the ring and life

Gabe Allen, a senior at Pioneer Academy, is not unfamiliar with facing adversity head on.

Letters to the Editor for February 16, 2022

Letters to the editor for the Nevada Appeal published Feb. 16, 2022

Scooter’s Coffee drive-thrus coming to Northern Nevada

A new type of coffee drive-thru service is coming to Northern Nevada hopefully this summer, thanks to the Johnson family who decided to open a slew of Scooter’s Coffee franchises with a focus on friendly employees, good coffee and fast service.

Thursday, February 17

Douglas High girls hoops clinches its spot in the regional final and state tournament

Douglas High girls basketball was able to hold off a late Damonte Ranch push to punch its ticket to the Class 5A

Ask the dog trainer: Is your dog under stimulated?

I’m pretty sure my dog is trying to get me fired!

Senator wrestling ready to work at state tournament

Carson High wrestling has seven wrestlers competing at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament at Cimarron-Memorial High School in Las Vegas this weekend.

Get Healthy Carson City: Heart disease top cause of death in women

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women of all ages, races, and shapes and sizes in the United States.

Joe Santoro: Most important player in Pack history?

The Wolf Pack can barely function without Sherfield.

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Carson City supervisors, clerk-recorder prepare for election filing

Seats up for election this midterm include city assessor, clerk-recorder, district attorney, sheriff, treasurer, Ward 1 supervisor and Ward 3 supervisor.

JoAnne Skelly: Advice for tree owners

"I find myself wondering if removing a couple of trees might reduce the workload."

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Winds fan wildfire near Bishop; Big Pine evacuations ordered

A wildfire continued to burn actively Thursday in eastern California's remote Owens Valley but firefighters had so far kept it from harming small communities, authorities said.

Carson school board interviews superintendent finalists Tuesday

Finalists Andrew Feuling and Dr. John Goldhardt will go before the board Tuesday morning and make presentations.

Dennis Cassinelli: Trivia from Legends of Spirit Cave, Part 2

In writing the book, I studied the foods, medicines, cooking methods, hunting methods and other survival techniques before I started writing.

Fernley wants another shot at fighting canal fix

U.S. District Judge Miranda Du dismissed Fernley's lawsuit in December.

Wednesday, February 16

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Douglas High boys basketball tops Bishop Manogue in regional semifinals

Douglas High boys basketball accomplished a feat no Tiger team has done in the last decade Wednesday night.

Trina Machacek: Bumbershoots and other foreign words

In all the years I was married to a Czechoslovakian I learned a few Czech words.

Sand Hill Dairy has announced a voluntary recall on whole milk distributed in Nevada

Sand Hill Dairy has announced a voluntary recall on whole milk distributed in Nevada

Linda Marrone: Rice custard is comfort food at its best (recipe)

This recipe is comfort food at its best, also a great way to use up any leftover rice you might have.

Silver Springs man dies in Fallon crash

On Wednesday, Jan. 19, at approximately 9:57 p.m., Troopers with the Nevada State Police, Highway Patrol Division, responded to a single vehicle rollover on US-50 and Churchill County mile marker one in Fallon.

Grading Nevada: Pack continues domination of Spartans

Grading the Wolf Pack’s 81-72 victory Tuesday over San Jose State in Reno.

Former Nevada chief justice, ex-Lt. Gov. Robert Rose dies

Robert Rose served at lieutenant governor 1975-79 and on the Supreme Court 1989-2007.

Nevada announces $300 million for affordable housing

14 affordable housing projects are under construction in Reno, Las Vegas and North Las Vegas.

David Toll, longtime Gold Hill author, dies at 86

Using his inheritance from his great-grandfather, he purchased the Jones Mansion and began writing about what he called, “The most interesting state in America.”

Nevada State Bank buying City National branch in Carson City

Nevada State Bank will purchase 3 branches of City National Bank, including one in Carson City.

She walks in beauty: Friends, community honor Valerie Serpa’s legacy in the arts

Longtime friend Gailmarie Pahmeier’s powerful words radiated the beauty of Valerie Serpa, who, along with her late husband Kirk Robertson, transformed the Oasis of Nevada into a cherished home for the arts.

Fallon Chamber of Commerce 2022 awards

The Fallon Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards dinner at the Fallon Convention Center. The dinner was a sellout for the 2022 presentations. First, businesses were nominated, and then Chamber members voted their top choice for each category.

Ceremony marks promotion for Fallon soldier

Peyerl: fourth man from Churchill County to become a brigadier general

An Army officer who described himself as a humble, yet disciplined soldier and likes to get dirty and train hard was promoted Friday at the Army Aviation Support Facility north of Reno to become the state’s newest brigadier general in the Nevada National Guard.

Trustees select modified school calendar

After several hours of discussion and reviewing input to select a calendar for the 2022-23 and 2022-24, the Churchill County School District’s Board of Trustees selected on Wednesday a modified model that will call for four-day weeks at least a dozen times.

Bighorn Bulletin: Future Fest is back

The Oasis Academy annual fundraising dinner, Future Fest, is back this year on April 2. The event raises money for Oasis scholarships and for extracurricular activities.

Steve Ranson: A decade later: In memory of Jason Disney

As military journalist and retired military officer staying at Bagram Air Field for a week in November 2011, I was amazed at the operations at the huge base 25 miles northwest of Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul.

Amodei joins call for probe into reports of illegals being released in U.S.

The signers are all members of the House Appropriations Committee.

Past Pages for February 16 to 18, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Community Bulletin Board

The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe’s Emergency Management open house has been rescheduled for today at 10 a.m. followed by an open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The new Emergency Management facility is located at 8942 Mission Road. Fourth of July sponsorship

Movie series features ‘From Dusk to Dawn’

The Oats Park Arts Center vampiric theme for its Spring Film Series continues with the second movie, “From Dusk to Dawn.”

Churchill County Museum hosts spring luncheon

Anyone with an interest in history and firearms, specifically the Springfield rifle, is invited to attend the Churchill County Museum’s spring luncheon on March 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the museum.

Red Cross seeking volunteers to serve Churchill County

American Red Cross of Northern Nevada staff were in Fallon this week meeting with elected officials, business leaders and community members to not only stress the need to be prepared for disaster, but also to urge residents to volunteer on its Disaster Action Team, serving Fallon and the rest of Churchill County.

County GOP prepares for 3 major events

The Churchill County Republican Party is preparing for three major events during the next 30 days, beginning with precinct meetings.

The Nevada Traveler: Fletcher was once a crossroad community with a purpose

Despite never having more than a handful of residents, the tiny central-western community of Fletcher once played an important role in the region’s business and commerce.

Do cats and dogs have blood types?

Watson here, and recently I received a question that I couldn’t answer. The inquisitive person wanted to know if cats and dogs have the same blood types. They also wondered if humans could donate blood for their pets. Well, with a bit of research I am ready to answer.

Wave cagers open playoffs against West’s best

Fallon needs 2 wins to advance to state

Two years ago, the Greenwave boys basketball team entered the postseason as the favorite to win and defend its state title.

Elko County schools sweep Lady Wave to end season

Defense holds Elko, Spring Creek but offense struggles

In the second meeting with Fallon, the Elko girls basketball team did not crumble in crunch time.

Fallon sends trio to state meet

Six grapplers come 1 win shy of qualifying

The Greenwave wrestling team qualified three to Saturday’s 3A state championship after the team placed sixth in last weekend’s regional tournament at Spring Creek High School.

Bighorns fall to Sage Ridge, Pyramid Lake

The Oasis Academy boys and girls basketball teams ended the regular season with losses to Sage Ridge on Friday and Pyramid Lake on Saturday.

Good advice sets Carson High students on right path

The week of Feb. 7 to 11 was National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association.

Tuesday, February 15

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Tiger girls cruise in postseason opener

Douglas one win from state tournament berth

Douglas High girls basketball jumped out in front of Galena Tuesday night in the Class 5A regional quarterfinal and advanced to the semifinal with a convincing win.

Mile High Jazz Band presents Jazz Extravaganza in Carson City

The Mile High Jazz Band and three youth jazz bands will present the 18th annual Jazz Extravaganza concert on Feb. 22.

Nine inches of snow reported at Mt. Rose

Three inches of snow was recorded early Tuesday in Reno.

Mountain West Notes: Nevada's T.J. Bruce backs up promises

When T.J. Bruce was announced as the Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team’s head coach in June 2015 he made a bold promise.

Western Nevada paramedic grads take responsibilities seriously

WNC celebrated nine graduates of the program with a ceremony on the Carson City campus.

Carson City hosts walk-in vaccination clinic Wednesday

All are welcome to visit the walk-in clinic from 9 to 11 a.m.

West megadrought worsens to driest in at least 1,200 years

The study calculated that 42% of this megadrought can be attributed to human-caused climate change.

Traffic collision reported at top of Kingsbury; no controls to I-580 to Reno

Chain controls are in effect over Kingsbury Grade.

NDOT awards contracts including electronic signage on U.S. 50

Enhanced digital signs will be installed on U.S. 50 in Carson City and a double-sided electronic sign on U.S. 95 in Churchill County.

Monday, February 14

Douglas boys basketball into regional semifinals

Charity stripes propels Tigers within a win of state tournament

It wasn't the prettiest of games at times, but Douglas High boys basketball got the result it was looking for Monday night in the Class 5A regional quarterfinals against McQueen.

Information sought about vehicle believed to be involved in robbery

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office requests the public’s assistance with identifying the owner(s) of a vehicle believed to be involved in Saturday morning’s armed robbery of the Golden Gate Petroleum convenience store, located at 2651 U.S. Highway 50. Secret Witness is offering up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the capture and prosecution of the people responsible for this robbery.

Nevada Super Bowl wagers highest in decade

Gamblers bet $179.8 million on this year’s Super Bowl.

Nevada's first execution in nearly 16 years on hold again

State lawyers told a federal judge they couldn't satisfy legal requirements necessary to put Zane Michael Floyd to death before April.

Mountain West rankings: Nevada plays ‘whale of a game’

After six frustrating games and nearly three agonizing weeks, the Wolf Pack men’s basketball team simply refused to lose.

Carson High's Crookshanks named Society for Range Management delegate

Crookshanks gave a presentation about the impact that feral horses have on Nevada’s rangeland.

Kelly Bullis: 2022 tax law changes – Part II

There actually are quite a few because many tax law items in 2020 and 2021 were “temporary” due to COVID and because of inflation.

Grading Nevada: Wolf Pack dominates; will it turn around season?

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 85-72 victory on Friday over the Utah State Aggies in Logan, Utah.

High wind advisory, snow possible for Carson City

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory starting Monday at 1 p.m. and says a dusting of snow is possible in Carson City with up to 3 inches in the Tahoe Basin.

30 Nevada businesses certified green in 2021

There are 70 other businesses in the process of becoming green certified for the state.

Supervisors to hear report from Carson City Historic Resources Commission

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet Thursday, Feb. 17 at 8:30 a.m.

Sunday, February 13

Faces of Carson City: Meet Alondra Enriquez

Meet Alondra Enriquez, who can be seen on the day shift inside the restaurant at Bodine’s Casino.

Get Healthy Carson City: National Condom Day is Feb. 14

Using condoms is the ultimate way to show you care and CCHHS is here to help.

Carson teacher recognized with National Board Certification

Linda Belnap, English as a Second Language teacher at Eagle Valley Middle School, earned National Board Certification.

Jim Valentine: When your agent isn’t available

It is important to recognize that agents are people, too.

Faith & Insight: John 14:6: Have you experienced the Exodus?

The Exodus narrative has inspired and continues to inspire countless people.

Carson hospital 1 of only 7 meeting price transparency law

Only seven of 63 hospitals and healthcare facilities in Nevada are meeting the year-old law requiring them to post their real prices for a list of 300 services online.

Saturday, February 12

Guy Farmer: China’s political Winter Olympics

I’m not watching what some human rights activists are calling the “Genocide Games."

Carson City road report for February 14 to 20, 2022

Carson City road report for February 14 to 20, 2022

Senator wrestling sends seven to state

Garrobo, Wold secure regional titles

Carson High wrestling will be sending seven competitors to the Class 5A state tournament, along with two wrestlers who will head into the final tournament of the year as regional champs

The steps to the next level

Carson’s Parsa Hadjighasemi reflects on his high school career, hoping his hard work will pay off

Carson High's Parsa Hadjighasemi has played his final game in a Senator uniform, but his work ethic and drive in the gym has given the senior a shot at playing at the next level.

JoAnne Skelly: Horticultural oils for pest management

Horticultural oils, which are relatively safe for humans and wildlife, are pesticides that control insects, mites and some plant diseases.

Evangeline Elston named Entertainment Director of Nashville Social Club

Carson City is getting a big music and entertainment boost soon. Evangeline Elston has joined the Nashville Social Club leadership team as Entertainment Director.

Information sought in armed robbery in Carson City on Saturday morning; suspects tried to early rob Curry Street business

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for assistance in identifying suspects in an armed robbery that occurred just before 4 a.m. hours on Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Golden Gate Petroleum on Lompa Lane in Carson City.

Ask Dirk: Are mini split systems right for my home?

They are a good option in multi-level housing or as add-ons to houses with limited potential for adding a ducting system.

Cambridge carries Nevada Wolf Pack over Utah State, 85-74

Desmond Cambridge Jr. scored 27 points, Grant Sherfield added 24 points and Nevada defeated Utah State 85-74.

Past Pages for February 12 to 15, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

New businesses cut ribbons in Carson City

Carson City residents new options for dining, shopping, and personal beautification.

Roger Diez: Love at first race for NASCAR and L.A.

It appears the combination of Los Angeles and NASCAR is another partnership made in heaven.

Friday, February 11

Senator Square: Speech and debate returns to competition

Carson High Speech and Debate has slowly been returning to a normal competition routine. The team this year has roughly 20 members, and many have seen success this season.

Carson High School names WinterFest King & Queen

Carson High School has named Javier Arellano and Reese Mackenzie as the 2022 Winterfest King and Queen. Additionally, Mackade Chambers and Jocelyn Guttierrez were named the 11th grade Winterfest Prince and Princess, AJ Marhevka and Katarina Klatt were named the 10th grade Winterfest Prince and Princess, Ethan Hendee and Jessica Barry were named the 9th grade Winterfest Prince and Princess. Congratulations to all those involved and named as candidates.

Hundreds at UNR urge reinstatement of mask mandate on campus

Hundreds of students and faculty are urging state education officials to reinstate the mask mandate on campus.

Katie Johnson: Three takes on plant-based burgers (recipe)

"Since making our change to a more plant-based diet, we have discovered some amazingly delicious alternatives to meat burgers."

Probe finds ethical but no legal violations at Nevada regents

Independent investigators found insufficient evidence to prove allegations of gender discrimination against two state regents

Carson City Ideas on Tap explores Black History Month in Nevada

Ideas on Tap event highlighted national Black History Month, recognized and celebrated annually during February.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office hosting pet emergency class

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit is hosting a Barks & Bandages class Saturday, Feb. 19.

Free health, wellness presentations part of spring topic series at WNC Fallon

Community members are invited to attend free presentations on health and wellness and other interesting topics during the upcoming Spring Topic Series at Western Nevada College’s Fallon campus.

State approves $20 million in DMV upgrades

The largest contract is for $11.7 million to update the operating systems of the state’s 51 kiosks.

Thursday, February 10

Jim Hartman: The ‘Keep Nine’ amendment

To permanently end the risk of court-packing, a constitutional amendment is required.

Joe Santoro: Worst team to win a Super Bowl?

The Bengals truly have no right to be playing in a Super Bowl this soon.

Nevada joins other states, lifts mask mandates

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced during a video statement from Carson City on Thursday that the state will no longer require masks in public places, effective immediately.

Total of 24 die on Nevada roads in January

Included in the list were six pedestrians, all but one of them in Clark County.

Carson City district attorney seeks reelection

Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury is running for reelection.

Lyon County keeping an eye on bail reform impacts before July 1

The Lyon County Detention Facility could end up feeling the effects of a Nevada bail reform bill without additional support or staffing by July 1.

Trina Machacek: Yogurt shakers

First thing I do when I pick up a bottle is smack the bottom and shake it.

State funds EV charging stations in Carson City

One-half of the 60 new charging stations, all open to the public, would be in the Carson City area at public buildings.

Wednesday, February 9

Dennis Cassinelli: Drones being used to explore Sutro Tunnel

EROCK Associates has launched drones to explore the inside of the tunnel to investigate and gather data.

Valentine’s classes at Brewery Arts Center on Friday, Monday

Brewery Arts Center is hosting the Adult Paint and Sip and the “Mystic See-Glass" classes this weekend.

Winnemucca man sentenced for stealing guns

George Wyatt Elms pleaded guilty in November to one count of theft of firearms.

Sheriff: Counterfeit money used at Carson City Walgreens

On Jan. 28 deputies responded to Walgreens in Carson City and took a report of uttering a forged instrument.

Carson school superintendent interviews set Feb. 22

Trustees said they are seeking a simpler, more efficient process for the final round.

Marshall, Underwood perform Saturday at BAC in Carson City

The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City will host another Musicale@TheMaizie event Saturday.

Grading Nevada: Nearly perfect Cambridge not enough for Wolf Pack

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 82-72 loss on Tuesday to the Colorado State Rams.

Memo: 3 of 4 Nevada higher ed students vaccinated for COVID

Percentages ranged from 45% at Western Nevada College in Carson City to 91% at UNLV.

High Sierra Pack Goats shepherd hikers around Carson City

High Sierra Pack Goats is a local business herding hikers around Carson City.

Past Pages for February 9 to 11, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Annual all breeds bull sale stampedes into Fallon

It’s time for the 56th annual Nevada Cattlemen’s Association’s Fallon All Breeds Bull Sale on Feb. 19 at the Fallon Livestock LLC. The auction begins at 11 a.m.

Bighorn Bulletin: Senior Spotlight: Jaylee McEwen

On April 8, 2018, Jaylee McEwen was in the last quarter of her eighth-grade year when she suffered a traumatic brain injury. The injury left her unable to return to Oasis Academy that quarter and led to both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. The now senior has shown with hard work and determination a person can overcome anything.

Cattlemen announce scholarship opportunities

The Nevada Cattlemen’s Association announces 2022 scholarship opportunities.

State celebrates Career and Technical Education month

The Nevada Department of Education recognizes February as Career and Technical Education Month.

Churchill County updates vaccine, testing schedule

Churchill County is offering COVID testing this month to anyone aged 5 years and older.

Jeanette Strong: What are Republicans for?

“What are Republicans for? What are they for? Name me one thing they're for,” President Joe Biden, Jan. 19, 2022.

Putting the bite in dental care

Watson here, and I want you to know that my mom takes dental care very seriously. That wasn’t always the case, but when I got gingivitis she made sure that I had my teeth cleaned by our veterinarian. Now I get my teeth brushed almost every day.

The Hunger begins the Spring Film Series

The Oats Park Arts Center is presenting a vampiric theme for its Spring Film Series, starting with Friday night’s The Hunger.

The Nevada Traveler: Exploring fading Candelaria

Wandering the handful of ruins in the old mining town of Candelaria, it’s hard to believe the town once boasted some 1,500 residents and its mines produced more than $1 million per year in ore.

Fallon wrestling sends 14 to Northern 3A regional

After a year with no wrestling, the Greenwave will send a near-complete lineup to this weekend’s regional tournament.

Lady Wave avenge loss to Dayton on Senior Day

Fallon needs to win 2 of 3 to qualify for playoffs

The Lady Wave basketball team picked up a critical win on Saturday to stay alive in the playoff race with three games left in the regular season.

Nelson’s heaves push Fallon past Dayton

Wave clinches playoff berth despite losses to Lowry, Fernley

After dropping a pair of league games on the road, the Greenwave boys basketball team returned home to punch its ticket to the playoffs. Senior Jace Nelson hit a pair of three-quarter-court, buzzer-beating shots that ended up being the difference in Fallon’s 41-38 win over Dayton on Senior Day on Saturday at the Elmo Dericco Gymnasium.

Oasis Academy girls split vs. Sierra Sage, Coleville

The Lady Bighorns basketball team split a pair of games last week against Sierra Sage Academy/ROP and Coleville. The season concludes Saturday.

Local Republicans announce Lincoln Day Dinner

Event to feature McAvoy Layne, the face of Mark Twain

Reservations are now being taken for this year’s Lincoln Day Dinner hosted by the Churchill County Republican Central Committee. This year’s dinner with live entertainment, silent and auction auctions and candidates for the 2022 election cycle returns to its familiar late winter date of March 19 at the Fallon Convention Center.

Churchill County Board of School Trustees meet Wednesday

A regular meeting of the Churchill County Board of School Trustees will be held Wednesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the Virtual Platform of GotoWebinar, 690 S. Maine St., Fallon, Nevada 89406.

Lyon County considers second bridge in Dayton

A planned workshop would address plans for a second bridge in Dayton.

Tuesday, February 8

Court lifts ban on Churchill County geothermal plant

The plant is opposed by a tribe and conservationists who say the site is sacred and home to a rare toad.

Fallon man to become Nevada Guard’s newest general

Col. Michael Peyerl will become the Nevada Army National Guard’s newest general on Friday.

Walk-in COVID, flu vaccinations Wednesday in Carson City

Nevada Health Centers’ School-based Health Center, 618 W. Musser St., will offer COVID-19 and flu vaccinations to adults and children during a walk-in clinic on Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Mountain West notes: Pack’s Corbett gets first shot at a title

Austin Corbett never won a state title at Reed High and never even sniffed a Mountain West title at Nevada.

Douglas girls hoops bests McQueen, Spanish Springs

Douglas High girls basketball is taking care of business after putting together a solid second half against McQueen Monday night.

Proscenium Players perform comedy this weekend in Carson City

Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

More than $700 million available to clean up abandoned mines

State officials have long said a large number of those mines are in Nevada but getting money to make them safe has been a problem.

Nevada bridges again listed among nation’s best

Nevada’s more than 2,000 highway bridges are once again listed among the best in the nation.

Carson City vet found a home with Honor Flight Nevada

Carson City’s Richard “Dick” Whiston died Jan. 2 after a lengthy illness.

Monday, February 7

Carol Perry: House of Pain a.k.a. the cost of rising interest rates

The Federal Reserve and other central banks have announced plans to raise interest rates.

Information sought on Reno woman found dead inside burnt out car

Secret Witness is offering a reward in the amount of $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) wanted in connection with the homicide of Anna Scott found in a burnt-out vehicle on the southbound lanes of I-580 Reno.

Nevada grades: Wolf Pack almost steals a win

Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 65-63 loss at San Diego State on Sunday:

Lieutenant governor announces program to honor Nevada teachers

Lt. Gov. Lisa Cano Burkhead dubbed the program Battle Born Education Heroes.

Nevada sees massive rise in electric vehicle registrations

Electric vehicle registrations went from 7,381 in 2019 to 17,162 last year.

Ronni Hannaman: February is all about the heart

Dine and shop locally for the person you appreciate the most.

Mountain West rankings: No. 1 Wyoming drops pain on Boise

Wyoming has now won four games in a row by a combined 17 points.

Ask Dirk: What are zoned HVAC systems, and do I need one?

You might be wondering, what are zoned HVAC systems?

Carson Tahoe Care Center hosting fitness webinars on Thursdays in February

Carson Tahoe Care Center invites community members to attend a free, live webinar series offering a chance to participate in the innovative brain fitness program, Ageless Grace®. The program is designed for seniors and their loved ones to promote the healthy longevity of the body and mind.

Applications opening for arts council grants

The annual Arts Council grants program begins taking applications for three categories this month.

Carson High seniors make U.S. Presidential Scholars list

Allison Gerow and Elias Palumbo have been named candidates as part of the 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

Sunday, February 6

Jim Hartman: Ensuring election integrity

President Biden’s Jan. 11 speech in Atlanta was an act of outrageous demagoguery.

Carson High student honored for Public Works logo

Tierney Frost designed the logo that will brand the East William Street Complete Streets Project.

Carson Tahoe Health receives chest pain accreditation from American College of Cardiology

Carson Tahoe Regional Health Center has earned “Chest Pain Center” accreditation by the ACC, placing it among the top heart attack centers in the country.

Rotarians to learn about Capital Improvement Projects

Carson City’s capital improvement projects are the topic of conversation at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting.

Nevada Department of Transportation hiring summer interns

The Nevada Department of Transportation is accepting applications through February for paid summer internships.

Jim Valentine: Inflationary times

A plan with clearly defined wants and needs will help you achieve your home ownership goals

Faith & Insight: Ephesians 3:19: The fullness of God

To know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

Amid snow and ice declines, what happens to Sierra lakes?

A study by the University of California, Davis, helps demystify what happens above and below the ice.

Carson City birth announcements for Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 24, 2022

Carson City birth announcements for Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 24, 2022

Saturday, February 5

Guy Farmer: Diversity at the Supreme Court

Biden should do away with discrimination and quotas and choose the best qualified jurist.

Carson City road report for February 7 to 13, 2022

Carson City road report for Feb.7-13, 2022

Carson City Historical Society hosts ‘People of the Comstock’ lecture

Garrett Barmore will discuss the characteristics of Virginia City in the 1860s and 1870s.

Carson City leadership class renovating patio for children’s home

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute Class is working on a sensory garden for Eagle Valley Children’s Home.

Kelly Bullis: 2022 tax law changes

It’s a new year with new tax law changes.

Nevada Appeal, Record-Courier changing printers

Both publications will continue to publish twice a week; R-C to move mid-week distribution to Wednesdays

In an era of difficult times, I write to you today about another challenge put in front of us at the Nevada News Group.

Past Pages for February 5 to 8, 2022

Carson City history from the archives the Nevada Appeal.

Feds back rare flower habitat in Nevada lithium mine fight

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed designating critical habitat for Tiehm's buckwheat.

Roger Diez: NASCAR racing at L.A. Coliseum

NASCAR Cup Busch Light Clash will be on a quarter-mile asphalt oval built around the football field.

Friday, February 4

Senator Square: Alice is in the Wonderland of Carson High

Winterfest is here, and this year’s theme is Senators in Wonderland.

Time expiring on Nevada plan for first execution since 2006

One of several drugs that would be used for convicted mass killer Zane Michael Floyd's lethal injection is due to expire Feb. 28.

Carson City schools drop mask requirement for students

As of Tuesday, parents can choose whether their student will wear a mask or face covering while in school.

Carson City pro has new way into racket sports

SpecTennis is designed to be simpler and easier to understand, while also teaching fundamentals of the game.

Two perform at Brewery Arts Center on Saturday

The Brewery Arts Center brings back Musicale@TheMaizie this weekend.

Thursday, February 3

Carson City Supervisors overturn approval of slaughterhouse

The Carson City Board of Supervisors met Thursday evening to hear appeals of the Planning Commission’s December decision to approve an application for a slaughterhouse on Highway 50. In a close 3-2 vote after hours of discussion, the board upheld the appeals and overturned the commission’s approval of the slaughterhouse.

Miners escape Douglas girls

Two runs were the difference between Douglas and Bishop Manogue girls' basketball Tuesday night.

Trina Machacek: Heating and grocery bills

I am not turning my heat down until at least April.

Tigers too strong for Bishop Manogue

Douglas High boys basketball jumped out to an early lead against Bishop Manogue Tuesday evening and never looked back.

Remains found in Lompa Ranch area of Carson City

On Thursday, Feb. 3, at about 1 p.m. Carson City Sheriff’s Office Detectives, with the assistance of Cadaver Canine Handler Mary Cablk and canine Dax found the remains of an adult male in the Lompa Ranch area.

Lyon County meetings now on YouTube

Board of County Commission and Planning Commission meetings can be watched on YouTube

Joe Santoro: Pack's Wilson serious about Northern Nevada

Wilson and his staff found hungry, motivated and overlooked local athletes and made them feel wanted,

Carson City sheriff looking for counterfeiting suspects

The investigation division is asking for assistance in identifying two suspects in a case involving passing counterfeit money.

Giomi running for reelection as Carson City supervisor

Giomi worked with the city’s fire department for over 30 years and was fire chief from 2005 to 2015.

Churchill County Museum is having an estate sale from Feb. 4-6

The Churchill County Museum is having an estate sale from Feb. 4-6 for unique treasures that were not added to the collection over the years. The sale is from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 6. The museum is located at 1050 S. Maine St.

JoAnne Skelly: No, it’s not spring!

The best gardening activities right now are yard or garden clean up and tool maintenance.

Carson High teachers, athletes highlighted for Women in Sports Day

Each year, girls and women in sports are recognized the first week of February.

Dennis Cassinelli: Phallic pestle unearthed in Carson City

The Museum is expanding their Native American display area and the pestle will be displayed when the expansion is completed.

Carson City School Board narrows superintendent list to Feuling, Goldhardt

The Carson City school board on Wednesday narrowed its top preferences for superintendent candidates list to current district chief financial services officer Andrew Feuling and Manchester School District Superintendent Dr. John Goldhardt.

Principal: Carson High staff reducing student aggression

As of Jan. 18, there have been 35 events at CHS with 60 student offenders involved and 15 student victims.

Wednesday, February 2

Letters to the editor for February 2, 2022

Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published Feb. 2, 2022

Carson’s Sapien headed to boxing nationals

Jimmy Sapien was the only youth boxer in Northern Nevada to qualify for the 2022 National Silver Gloves Championship this year. The 15-year-old Sapien, is a Carson High student and will be in Independence, Missouri this week looking to capitalize on his Region 8 Championship.

Michelle Palmer: Orange season is now (recipe)

This recipe comes from a concept a colleague told me about when she toured Italy.

Nevada grades: Despite UNLV win, encouraging signs for Pack

Grading Nevada’s 69-58 loss to the UNLV on Tuesday in Las Vegas:

Douglas SWAT team arrests domestic violence suspect

Michael Jacobsen arrested in connection with a domestic battery

Citations for driving over 100 mph climbing in Nevada

Nevada Office of Traffic Safety data indicates more than 5,100 citations were issued in 2021 to drivers exceeding 100 mph.

Carson City man headed to Taekwondo world championships

Carson City’s Chi Duong is headed back to the World Taekwondo Championships at the age of 73.

Chinese New Year celebration Saturday in Carson City

Chinese New Year is the most important and the longest celebration on the Chinese calendar.

Past Pages for February 2 to 4, 2022

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Navy and baseball: An American tradition

NAS Fallon sailor, Royals great both recognized in the name of Bob Feller

Both Chief Petty Officer Joshua Sawyer, an air traffic controller at Naval Air Station Fallon, and Major League Hall of Fame player George Brett have one thing in common. Both men have been honored by the Bob Feller Act of Valor Foundation for their dedication of serving to the military and for dedicating their time to honor and recognize veterans.

Titus addresses FRW with several concerns

Assemblywoman said interest for local, state races will be high

Assemblywoman Robin Titus, who represents most of Lyon and all of Churchill counties, recently addressed voting and redistricting at the January meeting of the Fernley Republican Women.

State program seeks centennial farms, ranches

The Nevada Centennial Awards program is searching for ranches or farms that have been in operation by the same family for at least 100 years.

Upcoming events at Oats Park Arts Center

The Spring Film Series begins Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. with The Hunger. The following films are From Dusk till Dawn on Feb. 18 and Let the Right One in on Feb. 25.

Churchill County’s vaccine, testing schedule for February

Vaccines available for anyone age 5 and older

In the ongoing fight against COVID-19, Churchill County continues to offer COVID vaccine and testing opportunities in February to anyone aged 5 years and older.

Churchill County Commissioners meet Thursday morning

The Churchill County commissioners meet Thursday at 8:15 a.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St., Suite 145.

Where has your cat’s tush been?

Me and Ow here. Watson is taking a break this week, so we are writing about cat tushes, a very sensitive cat issue. We have a remarkable ability to hop up on everything and squeeze ourselves into some tight places. But what, exactly, do cat tuches touch?

The Nevada Traveler: The vastness of Nevada become very real in Railroad Valley

There are no trains in Railroad Valley. In fact, the long, narrow valley located northeast of Tonopah via U.S. 6 has never had a train.

Bighorns Bulletin: Students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

Academic excellence, service, leadership, character and citizenship were all exemplified last week when 53 Oasis Middle School students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society.

Playoff format changes for hoops, Fallon girls fall to Lowry

The Lady Wave basketball team was dealt with a double dose of bad news Friday. In an improved performance compared to the first meeting against No. 1 Lowry, Fallon fell to the Buckaroos in Winnemucca, 54-23, dropping to 1-4 against 3A East opponents.

Bighorns snap losing streak with win on Senior Night

The Oasis Academy boys basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak on Senior Night.

Cattlemen’s Update swings through rural Nevada

On the first day of their visits, the Cattlemen’s Update first stopped at Gardnerville for a midday session and then to Fallon for its evening presentation.

Northern Nevada snowpack suffers from dry January

The snowpack is above average for January but without more storms, it may soon dip below annual trends.

Tuesday, February 1

Carson City sheriff looking for car thief

Male suspect was wearing a dark colored beanie, white sweatshirt with writing, jeans, black and white shoes and a backpack.

Doctors, EMTs pull out of consideration for Nevada execution

Doctors enlisted by prison officials to oversee an execution by an end-of-February deadline don't want to be publicly identified.

Cortez Masto raised $3.3M last quarter, double Republican foes

Adam Laxalt reported raising $1.35 million and Sam Brown reported $1.06 million.

Mountain West notes: Pack recruiting class ranked low

Recruiting web sites rank the Wolf Pack’s 2022 class 11th out of the 12 Mountain West teams.

A new way into racket sports

Founder Nate Gross wasn’t necessarily looking to create a new sport when he designed SpecTennis.

Mask requirements in place for all Nevada counties

That means everyone, vaccinated or not, must wear a mask in indoor public settings.

Northern Nevada Masters bowling tournament crowns division winners

The tournament was held at Carson Lanes and was sponsored by the Carson Country U.S. Bowling Congress association.

Driver in Vegas crash that killed 9 had history of speeding

Gary Dean Robinson pleaded guilty 9 days before the deadly crash.

Carson teacher, students keep book collaboration going

Kinkade DeJoseph will release the second book in his planned six-part fantasy novel series.

Get Healthy Carson City: How do teens know when a relationship is healthy?

Healthy dating relationships are those that are respectful, mutual and nonviolent.