Nye County’s plans to scrap voting machines and hand-count every ballot open a window into the real-world consequences of unfounded conspiracy theories.
Carson City's Lowri McGill paints murals, characters and messages for area businesses – often right on the business’ windows.
The new Clear Creek Trail officially opened on July 7
Unemployment continued to decline in June, falling to just 3.3 percent in the Reno-Sparks area and 3.7 percent in Carson City.
When buying a home in a subdivision you will usually find that mining for minerals is prohibited by deed restrictions.
We don’t just need wisdom: we need a new life, a renewed mind, and the favor of God.
The Bently Family sold 246 acres in the Kirman Tract to an Incline Village based company for $3.25 million on July 5.
Reforming the Electoral Count Act to avoid a repeat of the Jan. 6 disaster in 2024 is imperative.
Thirteen Nevada Republicans announced a new coalition to endorse Democratic Attorney General Aaron Ford in his re-election bid.
"This shrimp pesto pasta salad is perfect for a hot day. It can be finished in 30 minutes or less and is very versatile to adapt to your taste."
About 31,000 people in Nevada, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and Texas could be helped.
"I have found a wealth of wisdom through the ages from a bunch of very wise people."
Floating algae tripled at Lake Tahoe last year in part due to wildfire smoke and in part because the microscopic critters that eat algae have seen a decrease.
Two dominating leaders crashed out of races, a resurgent team scored two podium finishes, and a winner and runner-up were disqualified.
The tournament is a fundraiser for Carson High School’s tennis teams.
The Spotlight Awards and Auction is PBS Reno’s annual fundraiser celebrating those making a positive impact in Northern Nevada.
James McCarthy’s photography exhibition, Alignment, will be in the Community Center’s Crowell Board Room through Oct. 20.
On July 28, 2022, the Storey County Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal off-highway vehicle crash that occurred southwest of Fernley, in an extremely remote and rugged area of Storey County.
"The Raven and the Crow: Dark Storm Rising” received “Best Audiobook Narration” at the 2022 Imadjinn Awards.
The Carson City Chamber annually celebrates businesses, governmental entities, and individuals that have gone out of their way to make us all feel Carson Proud.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is hosting the Sheriff’s Night Out at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Mills Park.
Total win for the 2022 fiscal year was $14.63 billion, a 37.34 percent increase over the pandemic-stricken fiscal 2021 and the highest total win ever.
The lieutenant governor, two lawmakers and a registered nurse held a press conference Thursday to urge the Biden administration to enact much stronger Clean Car standards to reduce air pollution.
"I am not standing in the room with her. I will not endeavor to have a conversation with her and I will certainly not be debating her."
The Vindys, from Youngstown, Ohio, are set to play the Levitt AMP show on Saturday at the Brewery Arts Center.
The Carson City Planning Commission made clear Wednesday night they’re not in the business of regulating state marijuana policy.
The National Park Service did not say how long officials think the corpse was submerged in the Boulder Beach area.
If I were queen of the world, I would decree that everything made and sold would last forever.
The Mountain West and the entire nation is sleeping on Nevada Wolf Pack running back Toa Taua.
The Interim Finance Committee approved a series of more than 30 grants of American Rescue Plan Act money to community non-profits.
An online health-related needs survey focused on Carson City, Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties will be available until Aug. 12.
Shares of Allegiant Air's parent company tumbled in after-hours trading after the budget airline gave a disappointing preview of its second-quarter earnings.
With a month remaining before the kickoff to this year’s Fallon Cantaloupe Festival and Country Fair, Ben and Karen Bassham are more than ready to represent the annual event as this year’s king and queen.
Just by devoting part of their summer to a scientific research project, three Western Nevada College students capitalized on an opportunity usually meant for university students. Through the efforts and dedication of WNC Professor of Biophysical Sciences Dr. Gary Evett and Biology Professor Rachelle Bassen, the students participated in a project funded by the Nevada IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence.
Library fundraiser Books, Bites and Beverages: A Literary Adventure is back. This popular fundraiser for the Churchill County Library, on hiatus for several years, returns Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. for all to enjoy.
Recently at a back yard barbecue, we were all astounded to see a coyote brazenly strut up close and personal to check out the festivities. Normally coyotes are shy and avoid contact with humans, but this guy was curious. Then we realized he was checking out the family’s dog. Coyotes may view dogs as a threat, or as potential prey, it depending on the size of the dog. Of course, everyone was concerned that the coyote might attack Tank until he stood up and barked. One look at Tank and coyote was gone.
Near record high temperatures are forecast Thursday through Saturday, with overnight lows that are “well above normal,” the National Weather Service said.
Over the decades, the remote Northern Nevada mining town of Tuscarora has outlasted a mining boom — followed by the inevitable bust — as well as a rapacious mining company wanting to demolish the town in the 20th century, invasions of Mormon crickets, and a host of other challenges.
“The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe in blood for centuries.” James Madison, 1803 letter. James Madison, fourth president of the United States, has been called the “Father of the Constitution” because of his crucial role in writing the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. If anyone understood what the Constitution was about, it was Madison.
The Nevada Veterans Coalition conducts unaccompanied services every month on the fourth Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.
The Bureau of Land Management’s Stillwater Field Office is requesting public comment on the Preliminary Environmental Assessment for the Marietta Herd Management Area Burro Gather in Mineral County.
Each year, the team was closer to achieving its goal of making the playoffs. In her final season, Sydney Gusewelle was determined not to leave the Greenwave empty handed. Fallon made the postseason for the first time during her four years with the program as Gusewelle is now onto making a name for herself at the Division II level this fall.
Sean McCormick, a 2019 Fallon grad who led the Greenwave to the state football title in 2018 before winning his fourth wrestling state championship, has been nominated for the 2022 American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.
Downtown Damonte Ranch may be the last parcel of developable land in the nearly 2,000-acre purchase agreement dating back to the late 1980s.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeing a spike of fraudulent scams with a large increase of citizens becoming victims.
Tree roots, especially those of cottonwoods, extend out from the trunk four to five times the height of the tree, which means pretty much everywhere we have lawn.
At least two confidential informants were reportedly threatened after an Indian Hills couple stole a list of 57 names.
"We have 16 first cousins alone and there will be a bunch of young children and older folks, so I’m worried he will be crazy!"
Officials are capping the size of new swimming pools at single-family residential homes to about the size of a three-car garage.
Opposition from friends, not foes, is creating potential roadblocks to President Biden's green energy agenda on federal lands in Nevada.
Puppy may have saved Dick James' life when he saw him suffering heat exhaustion.
Sullivan Cauley is set to get back in the cage at Bellator 284 in South Dakota in early August.
The Reno City Council recently approved a $12 million construction manager at-risk contract for phase one of the Moana Springs Community Aquatics and Fitness Center.
The Greenhouse Project in Carson City is working toward creating financial sustainability, collecting donations.
Steven Nichols says he wants to build a program with the Dust Devils.
Rebecca Lobo became the first woman to headline the Governor’s Dinner Thursday evening at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City.
One of the most significant increases was in motorcyclists killed in crashes.
A 70-year-old Reno man charged in the 1982 killing of a 5-year-old girl who disappeared while walking to her kindergarten class was extradited Friday.
If you are still paying that high rent, it might be time to reconsider your position.
Director Ricky Hutton will hold a group vocal technique session, introduce repertoire, and lead some fun activities.
Carson City’s air quality is unhealthy to start the week as the Oak Fire near Yosemite continues to rage. The smoke is expected to impact the valleys in the morning and evenings throughout the week. The fire is burning near Midpines, Calif., about 9-miles northeast Mariposa. The fire is at 14,000 acres and 0 percent contained as of Sunday.
After years of a “feeding frenzy” brought on by the low cost of debt, the multifamily market in Northern Nevada is teetering at the top of the roller coaster.
Carson City birth announcements for July 7 to 13, 2022
Sometimes I get a curious wild hair about how much income the federal government takes in and how it is spent, etc.
The 23rd edition of Golf for Education is set for 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 at Toiyabe Golf Club in Washoe Valley.
"There is research to support some of the claims about cinnamon, primarily its oils."
First Tee will be required to operate the golf course, on Sullivan Lane in Sparks, for charitable or civic purposes for the community.
The good news: wildfire occurrence and intensity will likely decrease in the future. The bad news: decreases may not occur for another 50 years.
A wildfire that started Friday in Mariposa County is expected to affect air quality in Northern Nevada for the rest of the weekend.
The West must, and can, adapt to a predicted even drier future.
A Reno resident made her initial appearance on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Carla L. Baldwin for allegedly conspiring to commit bank robbery and for bank robbery.
Legacy Christian Academy is preparing to open for kindergarteners through eighth graders Sept. 6.
Visitors can use the trail with a free, online interactive audio tour and enhanced mobile website with a downloadable map and video tour.
The Carson City Planning Commission on Wednesday will revisit increasing the number of marijuana establishments allowed in the city.
Christopher Bell’s win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway last Sunday made it 14 winners in a season for only the fifth time in the NASCAR’s 74-year history.
Driver in Nov. 9, 2021, fatal runaway boat wreck sentenced
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a burglary suspect.
The Silver State has 1,452,600 in the workforce after Nevada added 7,600 jobs in June to lower the unemployment rate to 4.7 percent.
Gaines was last seen in the area of Zephyr Cove on Wednesday, July 20. She is possibly in the Carson City or Lake Tahoe area.
For those who don’t have the appetite to travel abroad, e-biking across Nevada might be the ticket, according to Dr. Gregory Maasen.
The Brewery Arts Center has a new exhibition from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with working pinball machines and one-of-a-kind rock icon artifacts.
Despite the attention-grabbing headlines, there’s no reason for Northern Nevada businesses to sound the alarm, said Andrew Ryback.
Miranda Channel is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 118 pounds. She has blonde hair and hazel eyes.
Performances of Matilda: The Musical, Jr. will run July 22, 23, 29, and 30 at 7 p.m. and July 23, 24, 30, and 31 at 2 p.m.
There’s something to be said about Carson High athletes pursuing new sports in college and on a national stage.
Coming off a Class 3A state title, the Douglas High girls’ golf team was able to represent Nevada at the National High School Golf Invitational at the end of June.
Holly and Immanuel Beeson are the new captains of the Salvation Army in Carson City.
Carson City hosted the 21st Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs held July 16-17.
The Carson City Treasurer’s Office is reminding residents that their annual tax bill should arrive in the mail this week.
A cannabis prohibitionist’s stance is so antiquated you’d likely find nearly identical arguments used in the 1920s toward alcohol.
Tropa Magica brings psychedelic cumbia punk to Carson City on Saturday. The band evolved from Thee Commons, who came to the Levitt AMP series in 2017.
The choices available today and in every lifetime from when time began are what makes the world go around.
Surveillance cameras recorded video of the suspect and the theft. The male suspect appeared to be a bald white or Hispanic male adult with a beard.
Electricity continued to flow from one of the nation's largest hydroelectric facilities, authorities said.
While this topic has been highlighted more recently in the media, discussed in the work place, and everyday conversation, what does “mental health” actually encompass?
A fourth-place finish would be the Pack’s lowest in the West Division since 2017. Nevada has finished either second or third in the West in seven of the last eight years.
Nevada Humane Society said it is seeing an increase in stray animals coming into the shelters and a decrease in adoptions, specifically large dogs.
Fresno State was picked to win Nevada's West Division and Boise State was voted atop the Mountain Division.
The Bureau of Land Management has announced it has issued a public land order that extends the withdrawal of 684,838.84 acres of public land in Churchill, Lyon, Mineral, Nye and Pershing counties in connection with the Department of the Navy’s modernization of Naval Air Station Fallon, Fallon Range Training Complex.
The eighth annual Community Wide Reunion in August may be one the largest gatherings of former Churchill County High School graduates and friends of the Greenwave. Sue McCormick, who had been a driving force behind the event since 2014, said almost 20 classes have signed up for the reunion, which is Aug. 19-21 at Oats Park.
It was June 2019. In my hand I held an art exhibit announcement from the Nevada Museum of Art. The front piqued my interest, a drawing using colored pencil, ink, and acrylics. It showed a craggy mountain, its horizontal desert hued lines flowing downward depicting shadows, clouds bubbling over the peaks and an eagle soaring high in the thermals. Feathers from the bird fluttering downward were in the foreground. An illuminated celestial body hung in the upper corner.
Local projects have been included in Community Project Funding for the next fiscal year, reports Congressman Mark Amodei, CD-2. The U.S. House Committee on Appropriations funds the request.
The wind whistles. It doesn’t sound like a train whistle – but pretty close. Which is appropriate because the trail is named after the U.S. Government Construction Railroad, which once ran along this route.
I’ve met both men in Fallon, and will always remember their visits to the Lahontan Valley News and Fallon Eagle-Standard.
The months leading to the dedication of the Gold Star Families Memorial in Sparks passed quickly with June 29 heavily circled on many calendars. Several weeks prior to the dedication in 2019, Medal of Honor recipients Hershel “Woody” Williams and Donald “Doc” Ballard arrived at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport to finalize the dedication with members from the Nevada Gold Star Memorial Foundation and other volunteers.
Oasis Academy College Prep 2017 Alumni Alyssa Stockard is beginning her second year at one of the top-ranked medical schools in the country, the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. Graduating with both her Associate of Science degree from Western Nevada College and at the top of her class from Oasis Academy College Prep, Stockard was well prepared for the transition to Brigham Young University. Her experiences as a WNC student while in high school challenged her and helped her learn how to navigate college classes.
Books, Bites and Beverages: A Literary Adventure is back. This popular fundraiser for the Churchill County Library, on hiatus for several years, returns Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. for all to enjoy. Sponsored by the Churchill Library Association, the fundraiser includes wine, refreshments and the opportunity to support the library and have a good time. Tickets are $30. Raffle baskets accompany each literary-themed table and raffle tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25. The wine pull allows participation even if you can’t attend at $20 per bottle of wine randomly selected.
Satch here, and my curiosity landed me in a world of hurt! I love to run and play by the river. The downside of that is there is tall grass growing along the riverbanks. That is where the problem began. I happened to sniff up a foxtail and it infected my eye. I was miserable! Foxtails belong to the “mean seeds” group, which includes any plants that have barbed grass awns or seed heads. We can pick up a grass awn in an ear, eye, mouth, nose, or between our toes. These mean seeds can even burrow directly into our skin.
Expense reports hold a familiar pattern: Incumbent Democrats raised more than their Republican opponents in every statewide race.
GreenUP! is encouraging patrons to participate in Plastic Free July by joining their reusable takeout container program.
The suspect in the homicide suffered an apparent self-inflicted wound and was transported to a hospital.
The sudden intensity of the Tamarack Fire caught everyone unaware
Many walk-ins are turned away due to high customer demand and staff shortages – including plenty who could’ve completed their transactions online or at a DMV kiosk.
The sudden surge in mortgage interest rates has created a much-needed buffer for prospective homebuyers scouting the market for suitable properties.
I don't see anything coming soon to save the economy, so it's up to you to save yourself.
A man who went into Lake Tahoe off Marla Bay was found on the bottom in 20 feet of water on Monday afternoon.
A robotics/engineering mini-camp for boys and girls ages 8-14 and their parents takes place Tuesday at the Silver City Schoolhouse.
The library’s digitorium will transform into a submarine that’s become stuck and is leaking water – passengers need to solve the puzzles and find the key to escape.
The Galena Grizzly girls basketball program has a familiar face taking over the program.
Capital City Arts Initiative is presenting a collaboration of work by artists Sogand Tabatabaei and Mariah Vargas in the Bristlecone Gallery through Sept. 15.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors will hear an update on the work of the Charter Review Committee on Thursday.
Trump called Nevada a "cesspool of crime" during an endorsement speech in Las Vegas. But the numbers don't back up his statement.
Hershel “Woody” Williams, a West Virginia native, was the last remaining World War II Medal of Honor recipient.
Fresh Outlook 2022 shows 37 art works by 27 students from Western Nevada College’s Carson City campus.
Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program, Inc. has free Farmers Market coupons for Carson City low income seniors.
The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services is transitioning to 988, a behavioral health and crisis phone number, to ensure help is available for those in need.
In 2021, Greater Nevada Mortgage, through its Keys to Greater program, contributed $119,300 to help young adults in Northern Nevada.
Sales are still strong at this point. Be smart about your real estate moves. Watch the national and local economies and see what buyers and sellers are doing.
Whatever our view is of this time and the church of ages past is not the point; the point is that God compelled a man to go counterculture.
Ken Hansen takes up his calling as Silver Hills Community Church’s second pastor as Pastor Ben Fleming retired after 26 years.
Carson City birth announcements for June 29 to July 6, 2022
Western Nevada College’s 2022 emeritus appointments clearly share two common denominators: their dedication and long-term commitment to Western.
With President Biden’s approval rating now sinking to one of the worst ever recorded, Democrats are engaged in a brazen bit of political jiu jitsu.
The first red flag warning for critical fire danger of 2022 has been issued for Western Nevada effective noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.
Tuscany is the cradle of the Renaissance and known all over the world for art and culture that defines Italy.
Gilbert is alleging in his lawsuit that election results were erroneous and that corrections would show he won by a wide margin.
Dirk Roper, owner and CEO of Roper’s Heating and Air Conditioning, delivered another 25 fans to the Carson City Senior Center as part of the KOLOCares 2022 Fan Drive to help Carson City seniors stay cool this summer.
As we rapidly come up on 2024, with alimony coming back online, make sure you follow the four rules in order to get a deduction.
A 19-year-old Carson City man was arrested Friday on multiple charges of theft of firearms. Jackson Smith was arrested on suspicion of burglary of a structure, 11 counts of burglary of a structure with a firearm, 11 counts of grand larceny of a firearm, seven counts of possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a controlled substance, possession of stolen property, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Open Space Advisory Committee and the Parks and Recreation Commission are holding a joint meeting Monday. On the agenda: painted rocks.
With the win, Elliott becomes the first and only three-time Cup winner this season.
Federal agents reported seizing 39 sticks of dynamite, more than a mile of detonating cord, fuse lighters and ignition boosters.
The Ignite exists to develop young prospects in preparation for the NBA Draft. It has featured three eventual top-10 picks.
Figuring out the answer to “What’s wrong with my plant?” takes a plant detective.
The Carson City School District gradually is filling open positions for the 2022-23 year but still has more than 50 vacancies to fill.
This year’s HopeFest is an in-person, as Cornhole’s Best for HopeFest, a cornhole tournament, to raise funds to support community members facing cancer.
On July 7, Lyon County commissioners passed an ordinance addressing self-storage and recreational vehicle storage facilities.
Carson City’s air quality entered the unhealthy for sensitive groups category Thursday afternoon.
"What once was a random "special" to offer on occasion became so wildly popular I had to offer it regularly to keep up with the demand."
Hey y’all! The long-awaited Nashville Social Club is now open for business. Local owners Kitty McKay and John Procaccini had wanted to open months earlier; however, as with any remodel, there was so much to do in the building they leased to make it the special place they envisioned for their customers that the opening had to be delayed.
Here, water never sits long as the birds slip and slide and frolic in any escaped water that just happens to land in the end of a watermelon some crazy lady sets out under a dripping faucet.
Greg Sly retired as a chief probation officer, following a 29-year career in law enforcement, corrections, community corrections and the courts.
The Carson City Planning Commission has delayed action on a request by Qualcan to open an additional retail marijuana outlet in Carson City.
Three children were placed in protective custody Tuesday after Lyon County Sheriff’s deputies arrested their parents in Yerington on child endangerment charges
It has been three years since the Nevada Wolf Pack football program treated us with a legitimate, recognizable, entertaining non-conference opponent at Mackay Stadium.
Carson City businesses received emails from “City Best Awards” on Tuesday evening. The emails start with “I am emailing you to let you know that you have been selected for the 2022 Carson City Best Award!”
Execs of the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation visited Carson City on July 9 to meet Brewery Arts Center staff and see the Young Dubliners show.
Tucked into one corner of the Valley View Plaza for more than four decades, Roger Diedrichsen’s Pizza Barn has been the place to go in the Lahontan Valley for birthdays, sports wins and family fun.
The newest round of Battle of the Badges is rapidly approaching with the winner to reclaim — or perhaps keep — bragging rights in a community blood drive. The annual Battle of the Badges encourages residents to donate blood and then designate the receiving agency, either the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office or the Fallon Police Department, last year’s champion. This year’s blood drive has been expanded to two days, July 20 and 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Church of Latter-day Saints, 450 N. Taylor St.
Churchill County will host its annual Fallon Community Day event on July 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new Rafter 3C Arena.
P.E.O Chapter D has awarded two $1,000 scholarships to recent high school graduates Jaylee McEwen and Kyla Trotter. The Phyllis McCallum Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior. The award is based on an application including an essay the students write about what education means to them as a woman.
The annual Greenwave Hall of Fame golf tournament is rapidly approaching. This year’s tournament is on July 29 and is a four-person scramble. Cost includes nine holes and dinner. Those having club membership at the Fallon Golf Course, $30. Nonmembers are $50. The field is limited to 72 golfers. Signup at the golf course. For questions contact Randy Beeghly at 775-427-4443.
“You shall not give any of your children to offer them to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I am the Lord,” Leviticus 18:21.
Nearly 20 years ago, I had the pleasure of assisting the crew of the Wild Nevada television program that is broadcast on Reno’s PBS station (KNPB) and shared on other affiliates around the country.
From working as a financial adviser to being part of Fallon’s elite volunteer firefighters to now pursuing his private pilot’s license, Oasis alum Hunter Drost is doing it all with purpose. “Being able to help people is the only goal I continue to have,” Drost said. Drost graduated from Oasis Academy College Prep in May 2018 with both his high school diploma and Associate of Arts from Western Nevada College. The focused student then graduated in two years from the University of Nevada, Reno with his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a journalism minor in May 2020.
The Churchill County Library’s fundraiser, on hiatus for several years, returns Aug. 5 at 6:30 p.m. for all to enjoy.
Satch here, I’m Watson’s nephew, and I am very nosey. In fact, I’m so nosey I got a bee sting on the end of my nose, which was quite uncomfortable and meant a trip to the vet. The plus side was I did find out a lot about my nose.
Injuries couldn’t keep McCartney McAlexander down. Years of battling knee injuries that kept her off the volleyball court and track and field, McAlexander took advantage of her senior year and made it count when it mattered most.
The Pacific Southwest Regional Baseball Tournament returns to the Oasis of Nevada for the second-straight year.
Hard work in the classroom and in the rodeo arena opened a doorway to Texas for Tayler Felton. The Oasis Academy co-valedictorian who graduated in May signed to continue her education and compete in rodeo at Tarleton University, a nationally recognized Division I program.
A review found a wall at the jail needs more barrier protection and an alarm system. But the fence has not yet been delivered and the alarm has not been installed.
Tony Romo is no stranger to success on the golf course and at the American Century Championships.
The Carson Nugget will hold a job fair on Friday, July 15, from 2-4 p.m. to fill positions in full- and part-time capacities and for all shifts in all departments.
The Greenhouse Project is partnering with Barracuda Championship for Birdies for Charity 2022.
Three people were arrested Monday when Lyon County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of drug activity.
Whitney Myer burst onto the scene 10 years ago when she performed Alicia Keys’ “No One” in front of Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton.
Over two days, nine men were arrested in Stateline in an underage prostitution sting.
We recently adopted a two-year old miniature schnauzer named Betsy and she has been a fun and loving companion. I would love to take her out to restaurants.
The rezoning keeps the property in alignment with potential preparation for construction of a planned community center.
The training center in Reno will be owned by Panasonic and will be equipped by Truckee Meadows Community College and staffed with college instructors.
Design on Edge, a Reno-based design studio and communications agency has hired Ericha Eberhart as a graphic designer. Eberhart is a recent TMCC design graduate, continuing her education in the fall at the University of Nevada, Reno.
The survey will gather feedback on special events, community organization’s needs, recreation amenities, and funding priorities.
A 70-year-old Nevada man has been charged in the 1982 killing of a 5-year-old girl who disappeared while walking to kindergarten.
The Great Western Steam Up attracted a reunion of V&T locomotives that became a common everyday fixture during the railroad’s golden years.
Mom took him to the dog doctor and they said he is very sick and old. Everyone is very sad and I am sad too.
The Regional Transportation Commission on Wednesday will discuss reimplementing and increasing JAC fares as pandemic-related grant funding runs out.
A Carson City couple was found secretly keeping a cache of weapons and living with their two kids at the children's museum where they worked.
The Mile High Jazz Band will be part of an evening of big-band jazz and poetry.
Baked beans are a perfect complement to your favorite barbecue this summer.
Brown began her career with the state in 1997. She has worked in multiple state agencies including industrial insurance, public safety and the Department of Business and Industry.
Do not seek perfection. Seek completeness in Christ, so that even with our imperfections, God’s glory can shine all the more powerfully.
Seth Alexander, area manager for Ames Construction, used to struggle to find workforce housing for his out-of-town traveling employees — at one point, Alexander was juggling the logistics of a dozen different apartments.
Carson City birth announcements for June 24 to 29, 2022
For the historic train enthusiast, the only place to have been over the Fourth of July weekend was right here in Carson City.
"The snakefly has a tiny head and a very long neck. It looks like something out of a science fiction movie, a cross between a dragon and a snake with wings".
Cortez Masto is one of several Democrats up for reelection who are pushing reproductive rights to the center of their campaign.
There are many components to the wonderful world of real estate; there are a few areas that are important, but small when compared to the bigger fields.
Hayden Breiter has been recognized at one of the highest levels demonstrating his skills in the culinary arts.
Two first-time winners in Formula 1 and NASCAR Cup, a multi-car wreck in NASCAR’s Xfinity series, and the second two-time IndyCar winner.
High Sierra Music Festival provides top-notch entertainment picking great up-and-coming artists to fill out the lineup while bringing in many favorites. With such a good lineup and so many stages, it really is hard to catch everything, but at least there is always something going on. I tried to catch as much music as I could from about 11 a.m. until the late-night sets for four days and I think I saw more music and danced harder than ever for the 30th anniversary.
High Sierra Music Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary last weekend. It was much anticipated after three years since the last event. Thousands came out to Plumas County Fairgrounds in Quincy, Calif., to hear their favorite music and it was a reunion felt with joy among friends and family.
A Carson City backyard flock of domestic birds has tested positive for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), the Nevada Department of Agriculture reports.
Grilling a meatball is not as easy as it sounds. Grilling one on a skewer is an even harder feat.
Team owner Mark Davis said Sandra Douglass Morgan topped his list every time after he spoke to candidates.
The Washburn fire currently estimated at 250 acres of 10:38 a.m. Friday is sending up smoke up to Carson City and Douglas County.
The district is looking to hire bus drivers, cooks/bakers, paraprofessionals, custodians, groundskeepers, maintenance workers, substitutes, teachers and more.
Starting with the July 2022 billing cycle, Carson City’s water, wastewater, and stormwater rates are increasing.
The list includes funds for rural nursing expansion projects at Western Nevada College and for Appion Way intersection improvements in Carson City.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating Katharine Kahler, who was last seen Tuesday, July 5 and is believed to be in the Reno area.
Jay Prater is prohibited from possessing a firearm due to a prior felony conviction for voluntary manslaughter. He later admitted to carrying the firearm while selling meth.
The Carson City supervisors are exploring a new route to dispose of a city building on 2621 Northgate Lane.
The State Infrastructure Bank is accepting applications for qualified infrastructure projects.
The regular updates are necessary to maintain eligibility for federal funding related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two people had minor injuries after the Cessna 172B airplane landed after experiencing mechanical failure Wednesday night. The plane landed on the north side of US Highway 50, approximately 4 miles east of the US 50/US 95A intersection in Silver Springs, according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
The Young Dubliners, playing Saturday in the Levitt AMP series, want to be the best band you see this summer.
Big stuff I can usually handle. Then? Oh, the small things.
Jose Gomez-Orozco, 52, was arrested on suspicion of felony assault with a deadly weapon, felony residential burglary and two counts of misdemeanor probation violations.
How attractive do you think a Mountain West without Boise State and San Diego State would be to major networks that run college sports?
Empire Elementary School students spent 20 minutes each morning to create arcade games out of cardboard, tape, glue and other found materials.
Public defenders for Troy Driver filed a motion last week to dismiss the first-degree murder charge in Lyon County.
Playwright, producer, and actress Elise Milner is showing the off-Broadway play “An Awkward Inheritance” at Piper’s Opera House in July.
Alvin Moyle, former chairman of the Fallon Shoshone Paiute Tribe, was remembered as not only a man who had strong convictions but also one who had a love for the land and its people, rodeo and service in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Western Nevada College’s Fallon campus recently unveiled its new simulator for assisting individuals to earn their state commercial driver’s license and also a new biology lab.
Churchill County School District employees from the 2021-22 school year are receiving a one-time 5% allocation of their base salary as appreciation for their hard work and dedication.
Members of the Fallon Chamber of Commerce learned more about the Churchill County Museum and its offerings at June’s monthly luncheon.
Oasis Alumnus Sequoya Casey will be heading to the prestigious Oxford University in the Spring of 2023 where she will continue to study politics and philosophy. The 2021 graduate has been attending the University of Nevada, Reno and is thrilled for the opportunity to study abroad.
Junior Sarah Polish took the National Trig Star Champion Test last week. Polish earned the local and state champion before school got in May. Each of those exams earned her a $100 prize.
Hall of Fame golf tournament The annual Greenwave Hall of Fame golf tournament is July 29 and is a four-person scramble. Cost includes nine holes and dinner. Those having club membership at the Fallon Golf Course, $30. Nonmembers are $50.
For those wanting to tune up their landscaping skills or who may be interested in becoming a Master Gardener volunteer, it’s time to sign up for the Home Horticulture Certificate Program, offered online, Aug. 4-Sept. 29, by University of Nevada, Reno Extension.
The Sharpsteen Museum in Calistoga celebrates not only the rich history of its home community but the interesting life of the museum’s founder and namesake, Ben Sharpsteen, a longtime Disney animator, director, and producer.
Me and Ow here. Before Watson went over the rainbow bridge, he asked us to inform his readers about cats. He didn’t know much about cats and their skill set, but we do. One of the first amazing things we would like to talk about are our ears.
busy month in western Nevada with the BattleBorn Broncs in Fallon and the Reno Rodeo.
Three Greenwave football players are extending their careers. Xavier Capton signed a letter of intent to play football at Luther College, a private liberal arts college in Decorah, Iowa. The tight end and linebacker averaged 9.7 tackles per game. Capton said the NCAA Division III college made him feel very welcomed. After contacting the coach about playing there, the coaches looked at his high school video and liked what they saw. Capton said he was able to visit the college in an area known for agriculture, similar to Fallon. The populations of the two communities are similar.
Fallon three-sport star Tyler Austin racked up the baseball’s Player of the Year divisional and regional honors and Lester de Braga was named Coach of the Year in his final season over the baseball program.
After hosting a two-day racing event capped off with fireworks celebrating the Fourth of July, Rattlesnake Raceway will not be back in action until Aug. 20-21.
The eighth annual de Golyer Bucking Horse and Bull Bash didn’t disappoint. More than 100 contestants from Nevada, California and Oregon invaded the valley as 4,000 spectators flocked to the Fairview Arena of the 3C Complex at the Churchill County Fairgrounds on June 25.
Top Gun Dragstrip will host a three-day event Friday through Sunday at the quarter-mile strip south of Fallon. Test-N-Tune (T-N-T) and grudge racing highlight Friday’s action, beginning at 6 p.m. The Summit ET and Jr. Drag’s seventh and eighth points races are Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 9 a.m. Gates open at 5 p.m.
Anthony Thomas Garcia was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder on March 30, 2021.
Nevada Rural Counties RSVP has rescheduled its Independence Day firework show for Saturday, July 9, according to RSVP CEO Molly Walt.
Although WNC classes begin on Aug. 29, as many as 20 courses are classified as open entry, meaning students can enroll as late as the ninth week of the semester.
The Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Program provides grants to public entities and non-profits to build or improve broadband services.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak has ordered the American and Nevada state flags lowered to half-staff to honor those killed and injured by the gunman at Highland Park, Illinois.
Four people were arrested after deputies served a search warrant on a residence on Park Street in Carson City.
The 22-year-old was charged with promoting a sexual performance, possession of child pornography, lewdness with a child under 16 and child abuse.
The agreement has an administrative fee not to exceed $55,030 and a management fee not to exceed .08809 cents per meal.
In April, the board decided only nonprofits may submit bids, and minimum price is $385,000.
The Growth Management Commission met to review the city’s growth cap and ensure that public facilities can support future growth.
Gov. Steve Sisolak says Carson City and nine rural communities will receive a total of $3.7 million in grants.
Granita is a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. Originally from Sicily, it is available throughout Italy in varying forms.
Carson City native Bradley R. Crowell has left the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources after being nominated to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission by President Joe Biden.
Delays push opening of Stateline events center to second quarter of 2023
You should know what it is that you are considering buying, or that you actually own.
Jake McKinley has spent the past four seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers and has more than a decade of collegiate coaching experience.
Volunteers have contributed to the efforts to restore the tunnel and make it safe for visitors to enter.
For the spring 2021 semester, enrollment at Nevada colleges and universities dropped by 4.7%, then another 2% a year later.
We all have some quirky things. It’s just the way we all live our lives.
The Fritsch Elementary School Archery Team placed second in the Nevada State Archery Competition. Last year, the team won the state title.
Some penstemons grow for two to three years, while others may live longer than that.
The Western Nevada College Tech Express Mobile Training Lab provides industry-specific training for Northern Nevada manufacturers and businesses.
What comes to your mind when you think of Independence Day 1776 and taxes?
June 24 will be remembered as the day my father’s prayers were answered.
He said nine out of 10 Nevadans qualify for some sort of subsidy to reduce the monthly premiums they pay for health insurance through Nevada Health Link.
Carson City birth announcements for June 14 to 22, 2022
More than 100 students were recognized by Western Nevada College's ACCEL adult education program.
This weekend, the Carson River Resorts in Alpine County will be celebrating its 100th anniversary.
The outcome did not appear to change in Washoe and Clark counties, showing Joey Gilbert losing to Joe Lombardo in a crowded field.
"Norvell’s Pack won only eight games last year without a league title so Wilson should easily avoid the greatest decline in victories in program history ..."
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance with locating Isaiah Able, who is a missing/wanted person.
Anthony Warne was last seen in the parking lot of the Carson City Courthouse on June 24 at about 11:45 a.m.
With the lockdowns and limited social interactions, we couldn't give Leo the same socialization experiences as our previous pets.
The Lyon County Commission approved two storm drainage master plans for the Dayton Valley and directed county staff to secure funding for a second bridge over the Carson River.
The Independence Day weekend is an all-road-course festival.
Troy Driver's public defenders filed the motion to dismiss in justice court in Lyon County where Driver is scheduled to appear Tuesday.
Closures of the Prison Hill OHV area will typically occur in the afternoon when conditions for fire risk are highest.
The Nevada Board of Regents will no longer require staff at the state's public universities and colleges be vaccinated for COVID-19.
The Higgins landing craft that has long been 185 feet below the surface is now nearly halfway out of the water at Lake Mead.
This Saturday the Brewery Arts Center brings in two-time Grammy-nominated artist Rocky Dawuni for the Levitt AMP Concert Series.
Retinol and retinoid products have become a powerhouse in the skin care industry. We have all seen the commercials enticing us to try one product or another. You may not realize it, but these products have been around for a while.
Gaming win again passed $1 billion in May as casino licensees reported collecting a total of $1.3 billion.
Trustees approved the annual budgeted pay for performance staff payment with a fiscal impact not to exceed $1 million.