The games began in 1978 to honor and remember the fallen miners of the Sunshine Mine Disaster.
Nevada traffic enforcement agencies will be on the hunt in the two weeks beginning Friday, April 1 for distracted drivers.
Extension's Grow Your Own, Nevada! program will livestream eight classes to help Nevadans grow and preserve more of their own food.
It's been 40 years since Formula One last ventured into Sin City for back-to-back Las Vegas races staged in the parking lot of the Caesars Palace hotel.
The revocation comes after a lawsuit that alleged the Justice Department didn't conduct proper oversight before issuing the license.
Los Angeles-based Kingswood Capital Management LP has acquired the Save Mart Companies.
Nevada casinos reported their 12th consecutive billion-dollar month in February.
April 1 marks the 27th year of “Take Down Tobacco,” a national day to empower communities and people to rally together to stand up and speak out against the tobacco industry.
On Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Investigators from the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office along with a Detective from the Lyon County Sheriff’s office responded to a remote part of Churchill County following a tip regarding the disappearance of Naomi Irion.
Bail had been set at $750,000 after Troy Driver's Friday arrest and a judge in Lyon County left it unchanged during a brief court hearing Wednesday.
The Wolf Pack men’s basketball team now looks like your grocery store’s toilet paper shelf during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Culinary Union officials said the civil lawsuit alleges "flagrant violation" by Station Casinos of a state "right to return" law.
On a cool, early spring day east of Fallon, a Navy helicopter hovered over the barren desert conducting a routine combat search and rescue exercise.
The Churchill County Republican Central Committee sold out its annual Lincoln Day Dinner this year at the Fallon Convention Center.
A 58-year-old homicide suspect who was the subject of a manhunt in a rural area along Interstate 80 in northern Nevada has been located.
All are welcome to join Churchill County leadership for a dedication and ribbon-cutting for the middle building of the Cottage School, the new home of Parks & Recreation’s after-school CARE program, on Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Highlighting private correspondence from almost every major conflict in U.S. history, a new exhibition, War Comes Home: The Legacy, opens April 5 at the Churchill County Museum.
The Churchill County School Board appointed at its last meeting Robert Wickware as the new principal of Churchill County Middle School.
Western Nevada College welcomes the quilts of Hearts of Gold Quilters through April 15 in the Fallon Campus Gallery. The public is invited to view this beautiful exhibit during gallery hours, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In recent years, more and more attention is being paid to a Reno neighborhood known as Powning’s addition. Directly west of downtown Reno and north of the Truckee River (roughly bordered by Keystone Avenue, Commercial Row, Arlington Avenue and Riverside Drive), the area contains some of the community’s most historically significant structures.
Oasis basketball games wouldn’t have been the same without senior Jacob Pike. Pike’s memorable dunks got the crowd cheering and team hyped. It makes sense that playing on the basketball team is also Jacob’s favorite memory of his time at Oasis.
Western Nevada College is pleased to honor its 2022 graduates with the personal experience of the Parade of Graduates drive-through ceremony. For the third straight year, WNC is planning three ceremonies, including Thursday, May 26 on the Fallon campus.
The Greenwave baseball team stopped a three-game skid by winning in walkoff fashion. Fallon, which lost to North Valleys last weekend, fell to South Tahoe, 7-4, on Friday before winning in the final at-bat in the eighth inning over Truckee, 5-4, on Saturday at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
Jon Staab and Lidia Karasinska got to see firsthand what “no man’s land” looks like between checkpoints along the Ukraine-Poland border.
The Lady Wave softball team completed its sweep over the 3A West before going 1-5 in the annual Reed tournament over the weekend.
After competing in the Carson Aqua 5 earlier this month, the Greenwave boys and girls swimming team faced a pair of North Reno schools in its first tri-meet of the season at Truckee on March 18.
Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.
Fallon senior McCartney McAlexander continued her quest to dominate the 3A field by winning two events and placing second in two more as Fallon competed in the annual two-day Reed-Sparks Rotary Invitational last weekend at Reed High School.
Ten basketball players were named to the NIAA’s all-state academic team, which includes those who earned an unweighted 4.0 grade-point average last fall.
The following schedule is for Churchill County and Oasis Academy high school prep sports from March 31-April 6. Dates and times are subject to change. Oasis Academy’s home softball games are played at the East Richards field and lacrosse games are at the county regional park. Both CCHS and Oasis Academy’s golf teams play their home tournaments at the Fallon Golf Course.
The chain opened 2 shops in Southern Nevada last year and Northern Nevada presents an opportunity for Togo’s to expand its footprint in the state.
With a combination of scheduling and supervision, your potty training woes will be a thing of the past.
They pointed out the funding will create rural jobs, address conservation needs and reduce fuels.
Luke Cooley, born at 2:09 a.m., weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces, was the lucky recipient of the multi-colored quilt.
The position was created during the 2021 Legislature to analyze the state’s existing public health infrastructure and make recommendations.
The free concerts will take place each Saturday from June 25 to Aug. 27.
A gubernatorial field of candidates that includes 15 Republicans and two Democrats marked the close of filing March 18.
The Nevada Interscholastic Athletic Association had a Board of Control meeting Tuesday where it discussed the potential of a handful of changes around the prep sports environment.
After two years of postponement, the 3-day festival will take place at Palisades Tahoe starting on Friday, April 1.
A Fallon man charged with kidnapping is expected to appear in court on March 30.
The Carson City Fire Department will conduct wildland fuels reduction prescribed burn operations beginning Monday
12th graders enrolling in Nevada public, private and charter schools must have a dose of MCV4 (meningococcal) vaccine on or after their 16th birthday.
I am finally OK with being all right about being all wrong on the amount of spring cleaning I will do or not do this year.
Scott Baker has known since he was a little kid that he wanted to be a firefighter.
The oil companies produce oil and gas based on economic factors, not administration policy.
"This is the worst district in the state. After having been the best district, it is now the worst."
The Brewery Arts Center is adding a sculpture class by partnering with master sculptor Debbie Corona of the Carson Valley Mobile Art Center.
Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, have introduced legislation designed to help airports and other transportation centers catch human traffickers.
We know that you will buy the right property at the right time, but we just don’t always know what it is until we’ve reached that point.
Father God loves you. If there are areas of your life that need to be changed, seek Jesus and welcome the power of the Holy Spirit to make the changes.
More than half the jobs, 3,400, were in the hard-hit sector that supports Nevada’s tourism and gambling industry.
Carson City School District superintendent candidate Dr. John Goldhardt on Friday announced he was rejecting the school board’s original contract. On Saturday he submitted a letter providing in detail the reasons for withdrawing his candidacy.
As I watched and listened to President Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, African-American Federal Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown-Jackson, testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, I was struck by the stark contrast between how Republican senators treated Jackson, and how Democratic senators treated ex-President Trump’s nominees, Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett, who now serve on the high court.
Carson City road report for March 28 to April 3, 2022
McKenna Budd took state for Clinical Nursing and Alicia Cortes Solis for Cultural Diversities and Disparities in health care.
Information booths March 30 to April 2 will gather feedback on concepts for traffic improvements to U.S. Highway 50 on Lake Tahoe’s East Shore.
First qualification, you must be gainfully employed. Second, your child must be under 13 years old.
This spot is a brushy area in the middle of a neighborhood on the north end of Carson City.
Last weekend’s word in racing circles was “attrition” with large portions of the NASCAR Cup, IndyCar, and IMSA fields failing to finish.
The special education teacher sued after being permanently injured when he was served cleaning solvents instead of tap beer at a casino bar.
The Trout in the Classroom program is an environmental education program in which students raise trout from eggs to fry and release them at the swim up stage.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Friday afternoon it has taken into custody a suspect in the March 12 disappearance of Naomi Irion.
Dr. John Goldhardt, candidate for Carson City School District superintendent, on Friday rejected the Carson City School Board’s original contract and withdrew his application for the position.
Carson High School Senior Jessica Knutson won the Rotary Club of Carson City’s Speech Contest this week.
The governor announced he would devote $160 million in federal funds toward decreasing costs of child care and supporting child care facilities.
The Nevada Hospital Association reported that hospitalizations continue to decline.
March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day.
There are two candidates for Ward 1 supervisor, three for Ward 3 supervisor, and three for clerk-recorder.
At 700 days and 1,139 guardsmen and women deployed at its April 2020 peak, Lt. Emerson Marcus said it was the largest and longest deployment in Nevada Guard history.
Kingsbarn Capital & Development is beginning construction on a 140-unit “garden-style” multifamily development on Little Lane.
Former Clark County District Court Judge Cristina Silva and University of Nevada, Las Vegas law school professor Anne Traum were cleared by the Senate.
The Public Employee Benefits Program voted to eliminate the proposed surcharge intended to make unvaccinated state workers pay for their weekly COVID tests.
LCSO is seeking information on a vehicle possibly involved in the disappearance of Naomi Irion, who went missing on March 12 from the Fernley Walmart parking lot.
Sonoma Park will be closed from Monday, March 28 to Friday, April 22 for seasonal maintenance and repairs.
"Despite the fact we all think they are great, hand-counting of ballots every single time produces more error than machines."
Nevada's 2nd U.S. House District Rep. Mark Amodei and Republican primary-election rival Danny Tarkanian have agreed to a debate.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is attempting identify suspects in gasoline thefts that occurred in Carson City on March 17.
Through the first six to eight months of this fiscal year, actual state tax collections are running well above what the Economic Forum predicted.
Bishop Manogue was able to squeak out a 4-3 win over Carson High in Carson Tuesday to hand the Senators a league loss.
After a busy first inning, Carson High and Bishop Manogue softball traded scoreless innings through the second, third and fourth before the Seantors’ broke the game open.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak said the agreement is a huge victory for all Nevada families and visitors.
Leeks look like giant green onions and can stand in for onions in many dishes.
It is almost impossible to tell the two great Nevada Wolf Pack point guards apart.
Gov. Steve Sisolak has set aside $5 million to find ways to make community college and apprenticeship training programs free for more Nevadans.
The Nevada State Police has released its preliminary investigation on an automobile crash that killed a Fallon man on March 9.
The Carson City School District Board of Trustees voted to deny the terms of a proposed superintendent contract with New Hampshire candidate John Goldhardt on Tuesday with a directive for board President Richard Varner to return to him with the original proposal.
Capt. Shane Tanner, a 24-year military veteran, became Naval Air Station Fallon’s 34th commander during a change of command ceremony Friday.
Churchill County voters will decide winners of three county-related races and also determine their top picks for the general elections from a full slate of statewide races based on candidate filings that ended Friday.
Only eight of Nevada’s 17 counties are seeking Medicaid funding for student health services.
Cattlemen from a five-state area attended the 56th Fallon All Breeds Bull Sale in February to either sell or purchase featured range-ready bulls ranging in age from 16 to 24 months.
At their first meeting of the month of March 9, the Churchill County School District trustees took action on the following agenda items.
“For decades, world leaders bowed their heads at war memorials across Europe and solemnly proclaimed: ‘Never again.’ The time has come to prove those were not empty words. Russia has unleashed war in Europe out of hateful expansionism. History will judge each one of us later on how we faced this evil.” Dmytro Kuleba, Ukrainian foreign minister, March 7, 2022
The Greenwave baseball team sandwiched a win in between losses to Douglas and North Valleys as it wrapped up the 3A crossover portion of the schedule this weekend.
The Lady Wave softball team didn’t disappoint in its home opener Saturday.
Senior McCartney McAlexander won both hurdle events and the shot put to lead Fallon to a third-place finish in Saturday’s Elks Invitational at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
Staff Sgt. Keahi Granstrom, a motor transport operator in the 1864th Transportation Co., and Sgt. Bryan Brown, a combat engineer in the 609th Engineer Co., emerged as the top noncommissioned officer and soldier in the state respectively during the three-day Best Warrior contest that concluded March 17 at the Hawthorne Army Depot.
Classes were encouraged to create an informative and fun poem about pi to help celebrate Pi Day on March 14 (3.14).
Watson here, and I woke up this morning with my tummy grumbling and my dish was empty. Both dad and mom were sleeping. What gives? Twice a year this happens with daylight savings time and it takes awhile to get my folks into the routine again.
Eagle Valley Middle School’s new building, with STEM, Career and Technical Education and music facilities, is about 75% complete and is expected to open in August.
Newspaper Carrier Position – Part Time – Routes in Gardnerville, Genoa, and Minden
Lawmakers were pointedly reminded the state is not competitive in pay and benefits for many positions.
Carson City’s Brewery Arts Center will host Gia Torcaso and Joel Ackerson as part of the Musicale@TheMaizie series.
Naomi Christine Irion was active on social media and her cellphone right before she was believed to be abducted.
For activists, renewable energy projects that aim to curb the planet's warming also come with a heavy price of killing species.
Marin Collins and Riley Mello both said they’ll remain each other’s best friends after they graduate from Douglas High School.
The curriculum includes training and materials for teachers to include wildfire education in their classes.
A spokesman said the workshops will address current groundwater conditions and concerns over drought.
The city will fund work on the water treatment plant, sewer extension, safe routes to school, a new fire station and emergency operations center, and William Street.
Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents “Dear Edwina, Jr.” at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall on April 1-3 and April 8-10.
A vehicle computer showed the Dodge Challenger sped up from 90 mph to 103 mph five seconds before entering the intersection against a red traffic signal.
He said if there was a trial, “it would, provide this small minority of Nevadans more opportunity to spew their vile.”
Senate Minority Leader James Settelmeyer says if the U.S. government temporarily suspends the federal gas tax, Nevada law will block drivers from seeing any relief.
In 2021, there were 7,000 bankruptcy filings in Nevada. That's the lowest yearly number since 5,500 filings were made in 2006.
The satellite clinic in Carson City is expanding hours and services with medical care, mental health counseling, and prevention education.
It is unfortunate that we do not have a sufficient snow pack to completely recharge our aquifers, lakes and reservoirs.
A Fallon woman was arrested Saturday in the death of her passenger as a result of a crash on Interstate 80.
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has approved a $400,000 grant to fund the CDL training program at Western Nevada College.
When entering a real estate transaction, you will find yourself being asked how much of an earnest money deposit you want to make.
Republican Douglas County Commissioner Danny Tarkanian said he filed for Rep. Mark Amodei's seat
On Saturday, Lyon County detectives released video from the Fernley Walmart that shows a man they believe was involved in Naomi Irion’s March 12 disappearance.
The annual National Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony in Carson City is scheduled for March 26 at 5 p.m., at Mills Park.
Revenue was at its highest since DGM took over in 2017, reaching over $2 million, but staffing hit its lowest.
The Capital City Community Band awarded its first Richard Doede Capital City Community Band scholarships.
I wonder? What’s the largest amount of money you have ever found?
News and notes from Western Nevada College's Carson City campus.
The yet-to-open Nashville Social Club has named Tony Schafer as executive chef.
With roots deep in Carson City, Jamie Waterman has never even considered starting or raising her family anywhere else.
Anybody can give any amount to anybody else.
Let’s help the Ukrainian people get through this disaster and back on their feet.
So Juicy, Squeeze In, and The Union are running pilot program offering customers a reusable container option for take-out orders.
Carson City birth announcements for March 4 to 10, 2022
Kerri Finn has earned the award of classified employee of the year for Pioneer Academy
A man convicted of torturing, killing and dismembering seven dogs is eligible for possible release years earlier than originally believed.
The singer-songwriter is in high demand with the pandemic slowing down.
The funding will help those agencies invest in training, equipment, mental health support and recruitment efforts.
As every teacher knows, education is a calling, first, and a career, second. At the high school level, imagine having to interact with 150 to 175 students or more every other day. Well, for the regular classroom teacher this can be challenging, but in the first couple weeks of school a relationship develops, and the names of students are solidified.
People have asked if annual maintenance was really necessary, and the simple answer is yes, it is.
With March being Women’s History Month, Lt. Col. Laura Boldry looked back at her service in the Nevada Army National Guard.
Last Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Phoenix saw the fourth different winner of 2022.
Races develop on last day of filing for Carson City Board of Supervisor seats
Nancy St. Clair has been named to the National Association of State Workforce Agencies board.
All net proceeds will benefit the Holiday with a Hero scholarship, which will be awarded to a student who has participated in the annual $100 shopping spree.
Rebecca Allen is being honored by her peers as the 2022 Certified Employee of the Year from Pioneer Academy.
Davon Robinson-Bowls, 20, of Kansas City, Missouri faces 11 criminal counts.
The Carson City School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday will discuss a proposed superintendent contract with John Goldhardt.
The companies are required to invest $164 million in capital improvements, create 750 new jobs and pay an average hourly wage of $25.17.
Spring open burning will open in Carson City on Saturday, March 19.
“This week we were able to show the White House how we are using every tool available to us in Nevada to build more affordable housing as quickly as possible."
At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Chief of Juvenile Services Ali Banister posed an ambitious request. She needs a new building.
The team’s challenge will be to identify threats and potential solutions to help policymakers deal with the issue.
Homemade black bean sauce will take quick, simple meals and raise them up to a whole new level.
Daniel A. Parkhurst pleaded guilty to one count of interference with a flight crew and one count of assault on an aircraft.
A storm forecast to arrive Saturday with gusty winds and precipitation will also drop temperatures
“I have made increasing federal funding into Nevada one of my key priorities,” Gov. Steve Sisolak said.
Nye County commissioners say they want paper votes counted by hand during primary and general elections.
Adolph Sutro first made an appearance on the Comstock in March 1860.
The 2022 Churchill County Democratic Precinct Caucus/County Convention will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2022. It will be at the Old Post Office, 90 N. Maine Street, Fallon, Nevada. Registration begins at 9 a.m. All registered Churchill County Democrats are invited. Anyone not registered can register at the caucus. Masks are requested. For more information, contact Tracy Swanson, Churchill County Democratic Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The school district announced in March 2021 it would transition all full-time online education for students in first through 12th grades to Pioneer Academy.
This year’s theme was entitled “Why I’m Proud To Be An American.”
The Carson City Clerk-Recorder Office began accepting candidate filings on Monday for the upcoming 2022 election cycle.
The Carson Nugget celebrates 68 years in business with four days of events beginning Thursday, March 17 – Sunday, March 20.
Barcelona is the last stop on Collette’s 10-day tour of Spain, and they’ve saved the very best for last.
Dean Heller, John Lee and Fred Simon entertained luncheon guests with a debate largely centered on education and Nevada’s economy.
Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball fans need to completely forget the recently completed season.
The senior center is planning a variety of special events during lunch to commemorate the month.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada’s annual Campagni Match Campaign has been doubled with a donor matching an additional $10,000.
The Churchill County Republican Central Committee acted on a number of bylaws during the 2022 county convention at the Rafter 3C Center.
Filing opened last week at the Churchill County Clerk’s Office for local offices and at the city clerk’s office for Fallon City Council. For statewide offices, candidates must register at the Secretary of State’s office in Carson City.
The Nevada Native Seed Partnership will host the sixth annual Nevada Native Seed Forum on March 23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fallon Convention Center and includes an option to attend virtually.
Churchill County commissioners unanimously approved an agreement with the city of Fallon at their March 3 meeting to enter into a cooperative agreement for elections services by holding joint elections cooperatively.
Watson here, and I don’t know about you, but my dad is afraid of the dentist. Yep! He had bad experiences when he was young and it took years for him to trust his mouth to a dentist. Many folks are nervous getting their mouth worked on, and at last, there is a solution posed by man’s best friend.
EnviroSafe Demil, a new company establishing itself in Churchill County, demilitarizes military weaponry using green methods. They expect to bring 50 high-paying, high-tech jobs to Fallon in the coming months. Career opportunities will be listed on their website: https://envirosafedemil.com/careers.
One of the most impressive historic structures still standing in the old mining town of Virginia City is the community’s majestic Fourth Ward School.
The Portland Cello Project has built a reputation for mixing genres and blurring borders, taking on everything from Bach and Arvo Pärt to Dave Brubeck, Kanye West and Pantera.
Oasis Academy College Prep is starting two new programs. Both offer exciting pathways to colleges for our students.
The Greenwave track and field team opened the season in a small, four-team meet on Saturday at the Big George Athletic Complex in Minden.
Both teams play their home opener against Hug on Friday at 3 p.m. at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex. North Valleys comes to Fallon on a Saturday at 11 a.m.
The following schedule is for Churchill County (CCHS) and Oasis Academy high school prep sports from March 17-23. Dates and times are subject to change. Oasis Academy’s home softball games are played at the East Richards field and lacrosse games are at the county regional park. Both CCHS and Oasis Academy’s golf teams play their home tournaments at the Fallon Golf Course.
Of the 46 deaths, 39 were in Clark County. There were three in Washoe and none as of the end of February in Carson City.
A cross-country experience with your in-laws sounds stressful enough, but what you are describing would drive a man to drink.
Since 2020, pools nationwide haven’t been able to offer lifeguard certification classes due to the pandemic.
Two towering home runs give Douglas High baseball its fifth straight win
Reassess risk in your portfolio to hedge against rising interest rates, inflation and wars.
Lyon County investigators are searching for an 18-year-old woman who went missing from the Walmart in Fernley on Saturday.
March 17 – Saint Patrick’s Day – is the traditional time to plant peas in our area.
Nevada Rural Housing Authority Director Bill Brewer said that inflation, labor costs and demand are driving prices through the roof.
Grading Nevada’s 13-18 (6-12 in Mountain West) season in 2021-22.
The Tiger baseball team posted two wins over the weekend against league foes, toppling Damonte Ranch (6-2) before taking down Reed (14-5).
The Douglas High girls’ track and field team put together the best marks fo the four teams in attendance this past weekend with a team score of 75.5, topping second place Reno (73.5).
Carson and Douglas swim and dive complete pentathlon at Carson Aquatics Center over the weekend
The Lyon County Commission will hold a special meeting April 14 to decide how to spend nearly $6.16 million.
Dayton High senior guard Isaiah Powell earned second team all-league honors in the Class 3A North this season.
Carson High softball eases into its 2022 spring slate under a new head coach, Scott Vickrey.
Carson High baseball has had a few games to get a look at what it will see on the diamond this spring under head coach Bryan Manoukian.
Entering his third year at the helm of the Douglas High baseball team, head coach Ryan Gonzalez might have just a bit of cautious optimism about where Douglas may fall by season’s end.
The state fire marshal and local authorities are investigating a Winnemucca structure fire that killed two men last week.
It’s Sunshine Week, the annual celebration of open government.
The next chapter in Capt. Evan Morrison’s life begins Friday when he relinquishes command to Capt. Shane Tanner.
Retired U.S. Army Capt. Sam Brown, a Republican Senate candidate, wants to see production of steel, pharmaceuticals and other goods return to the United States.
Carson City Historical Society will host a lecture on the future of the Nevada State Prison called "The Once and Future Prison," on March 17.
“This campaign is about one thing: the people of Nevada,” she said.
Gov. Steve Sisolak acknowledged what he termed "a big problem" with unfilled jobs and said he'll propose raises for state police officers next year if he's re-elected.
Programs enhance victim safety and hold offenders accountable for crimes of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.
Nevada is backing a bid to boost entrepreneurship and improve access to funding for small business and startup accelerators in Reno and Las Vegas.
The Carson City Airport is a strong economic driver in our community, accommodating more than 86 thousand take offs and landings per year. It is also home base for many local aviators. You can learn more about the facility at the next Rotary Club of Carson City meeting taking place Tuesday, March 15. The meeting begins with lunch inside the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom.
The Carson City Board of Supervisors will meet March 17 in the Robert “Bob” Crowell Board Room of the Community Center.
As soon as winter begins its departure, along comes, mud season. Yes mud season.
Letters to the editor of the Nevada Appeal published March 12, 2022
Western Nevada College is building a firefighting associate’s degree.
The Mile High Jazz Band will be joined by singer Jakki Ford and five award-winning poets and readers for an evening of big-band jazz and poetry on March 15.
Nevada is using more than $350,000 in Tahoe license plate revenue to pay for litter cleanup projects in the Tahoe basin.
When you put your thoughts out about a property they are picked up by the “universe” and disseminated.
How spiritually beneficial it would be in weeks that lead up to Easter to reflect on the great suffering of Christ.
Zeb Hogan, a fish biologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, works with the U.S. Agency for International Development to lead the Wonders of the Mekong project.
The four-week training program covers everything students need to know to land a position in the transportation industry.
A long-awaited gondola connecting two Lake Tahoe ski resorts will be completed for the 2022-23 ski season at Palisades Tahoe.
Mile High Band Association’s 2022 Jazz & Beyond Festival Committee is sponsoring an art contest for Northern Nevada artists, including teachers and students.
$28,000 was specifically earmarked for student housing needs.
The Carson City Clerk-Recorder Office began accepting candidate filings on Monday for the upcoming 2022 election cycle.
Many of those pesky Obamacare taxes have since been repealed, but not all.
Timothy Mayo, Martin Schmidt and Rachel Stiff reached a teaching pinnacle when they received tenure from the Board of Regents.
After three races, the score is now Hendrick two, Penske one heading into Phoenix, with the Hendrick, Penske, and Gibbs teams poised to dominate the season again.
The U.S. and Europe must find ways to come to the defense of the courageous, freedom-loving Ukrainian people.
Attorney General Aaron Ford and Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske Friday issued a joint warning about possible scams seeking donations to benefit Ukraine.
Some trees are more prone to excessive outflow of sap than others. Maples, birches, beeches, poplars, elms and willows are known to be weepy.
Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 79-72 victory over the New Mexico Lobos and the 71-69 loss to the Boise State Broncos in the Mountain West tournament.
Mayor Lori Bagwell addressed assistance programs that Carson City Health and Human Services offers to unsheltered residents.
Par Tolles has purchased a 140-acre parcel in the small Southern Nevada border town of Jean.
Students between the ages of 15-18 are chosen to become an ambassador of his/her home country as each local host family is an ambassador of our area.
Students enrolled in the 12th grade will be required to receive the meningococcal vaccine prior to the start of the 2022-23 school year.
The Renown Health Board of Trustees fired CEO Dr. Tony Slonim on Thursday. The health system said Thomas R. Graf, M.D., FAAFP will serve as interim Chief Executive Officer, a press release said.
On June 21 2020, a 26-year-old Redding California resident, Jered Stefansky was reported missing to the Redding Police Department. Jered was last seen on June 19 2020 as he left Redding and traveled to the Carson City/ Mound House area.
Nevada is shifting to community measures that focus on minimizing the impact of severe illness and protecting the most vulnerable.
Carson District Judge James Wilson barred two education funding petitions from the November ballot.
The incident was captured on surveillance video.
WNC psychology professor Rebecca Bevans has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 Nevada Regents’ Teaching Award.
The Nevada Green Business Network is a part of a statewide effort to generate a green business certification program.
Carson City School District’s general fund revenues for the 2022-23 fiscal year can expect to see a reduction of about $3.3 million.
The goal is to produce budget plans that lay out the cost of, “continuing the same level of service as the current year.”
The sports car was "at full acceleration," going more than 100 mph into a busy crossroads in North Las Vegas.
The Comstock Lode was discovered in the spring of 1859 by two groups of placer gold miners who had no thought of finding silver ore.
In the pursuit of an economical meal that’s delicious and filling, David Theiss recommends some simple split pea soup.
Carson Valley Meats asserts “The denial by the Board of Supervisors ... was arbitrary, capricious, and characterized by an abuse of discretion.”
First Lady Jill Biden wrapped up a three-day trip promoting her husband's economic agenda with a tour at Truckee Meadows Community College.
The issuance of millions in bonds will support a long list of projects designed to develop infrastructure and expand housing.
It’s doubtful Nevada Wolf Pack players Carson Strong, Romeo Doubs and Cole Turner helped their draft status in Indianapolis last week.
Matthew Wade Beasley, 49, pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault on a federal officer following a standoff March 4.
Ki’Hana Garcia is a mother of two children and a member of the Army National Guard.
City Engineer Derek Zimney gave a rundown Friday on the latest construction projects. He said Arby’s is being constructed east of U.S. Bank and near Walmart off Casey Road and U.S. Highway 50. John Anderson Construction said Arby’s is scheduled to open sometime after the Memorial Day weekend.
Incumbent Fallon Councilwoman Kelly Frost made history Monday morning during her filing for re-election.
A Fallon woman charged with first-degree murder will appear in the New River Township Justice Court on Thursday.
Kathleen Hanley and Lee Quint know what it takes for a man – young or old – to look sharp at the prom or other formal events.
The Nevada Veterans Coalition and a small group of veterans honored former members of the U.S. military who were interred in January and February at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.
The new year is in full swing, and by now, hopefully, you have managed to write 2022 instead of 2021. We are also hoping you have been tracking with your New Year’s Resolutions. For those of you who included “up my skin care to get glowing skin” as a resolution, we reached out to Board-Certified Dermatologist Samantha Schneider, M.D., at Skin Cancer & Dermatology Institute to share her top cosmetic dermatology treatments.
The Portland Cello Project has built a reputation for mixing genres and blurring borders, taking on everything from Bach and Arvo Pärt to Dave Brubeck, Kanye West and Pantera.
“We feel an obligation to speak out in opposition to Adam Laxalt’s candidacy for governor of Nevada, lest there be any misunderstanding that because he carries our family name he represents our family’s values.
Welding and Agriculture often go hand-in-hand and senior Brayden Blea has found his career calling in welding and learned valuable life and leadership skills through the Oasis Future Farmers of America program.
Minority Leader James Settelmeyer said the $150,000 is about half the total cost of the legal battle.
Victims of domestic violence at high risk of fatality in Elko and Clark counties are getting more comprehensive assistance to keep them safe and set them on a path to a secure, self-sufficient life, thanks to a new University of Nevada, Reno Extension program.
Watson here, forewarning you that the following information is stinky! The reason I have tackled this sensitive subject is my boy (who is a man now) learned the hard way about anal glands in dogs. Grahm, a forest ranger, recently was in charge of a small dog until animal control arrived.
Few realize that the world’s most famous black fire opal – the official Nevada State Gem – was discovered in Nevada’s remote Virgin Valley in 1918.
The Greenwave basketball teams each landed a pair on the All-North teams as voted by the coaches from both the 3A West and 3A East.
The Sierra could see wind gusts up to 100 mph and wind chill on Thursday to minus-25 degrees.
Spring sports are in full swing this week for the Greenwave and Bighorns’ high school programs.
Former judge Robey Willis has now said via email he will not be a candidate for ward 3.
Capt. Adam Gardner is the new commander of Carson City’s largest unit, the Joint Force Headquarters, following a change of command Saturday.
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The biggest change was in the Las Vegas area where a significant improvement was reported in the hotel casino industry.
Nevada Health Centers’ School-based Health Center on 618 W. Musser St. will offer COVID-19 and flu vaccinations to adults and children Wednesday, March 9. All are welcome to visit the walk-in clinic from 9 to 11 a.m.
Board of Examiners approved agreements with collective bargaining units that will cost the state $26 million in added pay for several categories of state workers.
Help high school seniors transition to college and groom them for success in higher education.
Chris Coulam's friends are holding a community campaign through Sunday to support him and to encourage “Kindness for Chris” in his battle against lymphoma.
Carson High School senior Adam Sulik, 17, was crowned “Mr. Carson High” at the school’s cheerleader fundraising event.
Recommended changes could save more than $14 million annually, almost all of it by reducing overcharges to prisoners.
An early Monday morning chase that started in Carson Valley Plaza resulted in the arrest of a Reno man in Carson City.
Colorado State clearly feels like the best team in the conference heading into the conference tournament this week.
Sierra Lutheran High School’s return to normalcy this year with its focus on student activities, athletics, the arts and community service keeps the high school experience engaging, according to Executive Director Brian Underwood.
Ryan Soulier is the first student in Carson High history to win the American Legion Department of Nevada High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest.
Grading the Wolf Pack’s 79-78 loss to San Diego State on Saturday in Reno.
The legislation would cap out-of-pocket costs for the drug at $35 a month, requiring Medicare and private insurers to pay costs above that amount.
The filing period runs for two weeks, closing Friday, March 18 at 5 p.m.
The convention will feature games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Wingspan. All are welcome to bring their own board games.
What kind of story touches your heart causing your eyes to glisten?
UNR, UNLV and the Desert Research Institute will expand testing opportunities with business, industry and government agencies.
When entering Garibaldi’s Ristorante in the heart of downtown Carson, diners are greeted with smiles that can light up the whole room.
Carson City residents Jason Stinson and Shanna Cobb-Adams have announced their candidacy for the Carson City school board.
Here’s something that might make your life a bit easier.
A huge thank you to Carson City! After our call for help, local families offered to donate both the 1956 and 1958 yearbooks. We now have a complete collection of yearbooks for the Story of Carson High project. As items are received and cataloged, they will be featured digitally.
To experience betrayal is one of the worst moments someone can face.
Advocates want to force the Legislature to pass a law requiring parental notification before a person younger than 18 undergoes a medical procedure to end a pregnancy.
Carson City birth announcements for Feb. 11 to 20, 2022
Voters in Virginia and San Francisco, of all places, have recently sent loud wake-up calls to the “woke” looney left of the Democratic Party.
One victim gave the driller a $6,000 deposit and has since been unable to contact the driller.
Mia Hamilton, Luna Arredondo, and Izabell McCullen were awarded the sixth annual Rosemary Nebesky Memorial Scholarships.
Carson City resident Curtis Horton has announced his candidacy for Carson City supervisor ward 3.
In Northern Nevada we are often lulled by our rural atmosphere and relative obscurity from global events.
Seeliger Elementary School students wrote a book for Harry Chalekian's birthday.
John McCain was a skeptic of four administrations’ policies toward Russia. Events have proven him right.
Kyle Larson served notice that he’s still the guy to beat.
In addition, this South American comfort food is gluten free.
Gardnerville Ranchos residents Connie Koontz and Sophia Renkin were shot in their homes Jan. 9-13 as part of a murder spree. Their killer received consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole on Thursday.
Carson District Judge James Wilson on Friday sentenced Wilber Martinez-Guzman to up to 54 years on top of the multiple life sentences.
The state cleared the way for Nevada's largest school districts to hire substitute teachers with only a high school diploma during states of emergency.
The unsung hero of school nutrition programs nationwide is school breakfast.
Ryan High has been named the new director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.
UNR’s first “Introduce a Girl to Engineering” event as held Feb. 24.
A massive rockslide closed U.S. Highway 50 in both directions on Thursday at Echo Summit.
It is quite common in the span of a few months for the sweet, squishy puppy to morph into a headstrong, powerful adolescent.
Supervisors heard presentations from Advocates to End Domestic Violence, the sheriff’s office, and Health and Human Services on how the city supports victims.
J. Kyle Dalpe will serve as the ninth president of the college.
The bill would increase the threshold for IRS reporting of slot jackpots from the current $1,200 to $5,000.
Carson Strong said he knew going into the 2021 season that it would be his last at Nevada.
Carson City has a slight chance of rain starting early Friday but its best chance for precipitation starts late Friday afternoon.
Empire Ranch Golf Course will be running controlled burns over the next few months
There are now 2.12 million people registered to vote in the state of Nevada and 1.86 million them are listed as active voters.
Travel Nevada continues to shine a light on and celebrate Highway 50 and its gateway to ghost towns, historic mining communities, state parks, recreational opportunities, and wide-open spaces.
The new owners say they are planning to welcome guests in April or May, just in time for summer vacations.
Apparently there are many of us who have something we just shiver at doing.
Express your own vision, your own fanciful ideas and include what gives you pleasure to see.
Grading the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 73-67 loss to the Boise State Broncos on Tuesday at Boise, Idaho:
Carson City School District officials confirmed Wednesday Carson Middle School was placed on its standard response protocol “hold” procedure and placed a student in questioning due to disruption.
Tasting Room closed, distillery production will continue through end of the year.
The majority of the money, $300 million, will produce up to 1,000 new housing units in multi-family structures.
From March 7 through summer, periodic roadway shoulder, sidewalk and single lane closures will take place on U.S. 50 in downtown Fallon.
The state Grant Matching Program can be used to satisfy up to 50 percent of the federal grant match requirement.
After her family moved from New Mexico to Fallon for her sophomore year, Whitney Skabelund Conger immediately made an impact on the volleyball court and was looking forward to continuing her early success in the winter with the basketball program.
A continuance for a Fallon man charged with a 2020 murder will be heard Thursday in New River Justice Court. An investigation conducted by the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office concluded Robert Shannon Collins and Torri Anne Gibbs allegedly killed 48-year-old Sean Erin Green almost two years ago.
Filing opens Monday at the Churchill County Clerk’s Office for local offices except for the Fallon City Council and statewide offices.
The recent snowstorms in the Sierra Nevada did little to improve the water situation in western Nevada.
A Fallon educator who lives in Fernley was selected Feb. 22 to fill an unexpired term on the Lyon County School Board, District 7.
“Through Our Eyes: The Women Veterans Experience,” is an exhibit featuring portraits and stories of 16 veterans. The women interviewed for the exhibit were in the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System. Since its creation, the exhibit has been displayed at the Nevada Legislature, the National Judicial College on the University of Nevada, Reno campus and other locations around the state.
The Churchill County Republican Central Committee conducted its precinct meeting on Saturday at the Rafter 3C Center.
The Churchill County commissioners will meet Thursday at 8:15 a.m. at the Churchill County Administrative Building, Commission Chambers, 155 N. Taylor St., Suite 145.
Shortly after Christmas, Nevada’s longtime U.S. senator and state career politician Harry Reid died after a three-year battle against pancreatic cancer.
The late Nevada historian Phillip I. Earl has pointed out that a handful of Nevada’s mining communities owe their existence to greed rather than factors like location.
Me and Ow here. Watson is on vacation, foot loose and fancy free, so he asked us to write about paws. Our paws are cute, colorful, and amazing. That said, paws have serious jobs and increase our odds of survival.
Second grader Jacob Munoz won the Reno Tahoe Piano Competition for ages 9 and under last weekend in Reno. The competition included participants from all over the West Coast. Munoz memorized and played The Fluttering Leaves in A minor and Love will See us Through in D minor. For winning the competition, he received a $300 prize.
Is there a class that you really wanted to take that didn’t fit into your spring schedule at Western Nevada College? Or maybe you couldn’t take classes when the semester started in late January.
The Carson City Charter Review Committee has begun its biennial effort to deliberate changes to the Carson City Charter.
Although the Greenwave wrestling team qualified only a trio for the state tournament, it was still able to send one to the podium.
Carson City has no budget for abatements, which means city staff have no resources to correct code violations like abandoned vehicles.
On April 22, Carson High School will open its doors to any dad-daughter duos or those who might be filling in as such for its annual Father-Daughter Ball.
The water content of the statewide snowpack is just 63% of normal to date and the snowmelt forecast is just 66% of average.
Residents met downtown near the Capitol to show their support for Ukraine as it resists invasion from Russia.
Sierra Lutheran High School will host an open house from 6 to 7 p.m. March 8 for prospective families.
Nevada Job Connect is offering three Occupational Safety and Health Administration classes this month for those in the construction or general industry.
Carson Tahoe Auxiliary Luncheon is Tuesday, March 8 at 11:30 a.m. at Red’s Old 305 Grill.
News and notes from around the Mountain West Conference.
Two men who followed the Sisolaks out of a Las Vegas restaurant shouting profanities, taunts and anti-government statements.
Membership in the consortium operated by Oregon and Washington state should enable Nevadans to get prescription drugs for dramatically lower prices.
$2.8 million will come from Southwest’s Northern Nevada customers — primarily Carson City residents and businesses.
The admitted spree killer who murdered Gardnerville Ranchos residents Connie Koontz and Sophia Renken in their homes in January 2019 is scheduled to be sentenced in Washoe, Douglas and Carson City district courts next week.
Douglas investigators are working a second officer-involved shooting in two weeks after a subject was killed in Lyon County on Monday