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Jean Kvam: Summer means it’s potato salad time

My recipe this week is for potato salad and I know there are many schools of thought when it comes to the best.


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Crews quell wildfire north of Carson City; evacuations lifted

Fire lines were holding and evacuations were lifted overnight after a fast-growing wildfire forced some people out of homes and closed highways for several hours north of Carson City, a fire official said Thursday.

The Lodge hosts bake sale Friday in Carson City

The Lodge, an assisted living facility at 2200 E. Long St., in Carson City, will host the Longest Day Bake Sale on Friday, June 18 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Green waste collection Sunday in Washoe Valley

Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue will host its final Green Waste Collection Day for the season on Sunday, June 20 at the Nevada Division of Forestry Fire Station, 885 Eastlake Blvd., Washoe Valley.

Trina Machacek: Paper plate lottery

The life of a paper plate has changed enormously from when I was but a wee Trina. The lowly paper plate was once just a white, excuse the pun, paper thin plate that only held maybe a hot dog and a few chips.

DETR grants businesses relief from ratings damage caused by pandemic claims

Businesses hit with huge numbers of unemployment claims during the pandemic won’t see their unemployment insurance premiums increase.

Dennis Cassinelli: Building the Comstock

The region of Nevada known as the Comstock includes the cities of Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Sutro and Dayton. These communities comprise the Comstock Historic District.

PUC report calls for a regional approach to modernize the electric grid

Staff at the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada this week issued a report urging western states to bring multiple utilities together to provide a predictable, reliable western electric transmission system.

Carson City Sheriff seeking 15-year-old runaway

On Sunday, June 13, Sara Clark, 15, ran away from her housing in north Carson City.

UPDATE: NHP says motorist who shot road worker is dead

A state Department of Transportation worker was wounded and a man was arrested after a chase, shootout and standoff with law enforcement agents on a remote stretch of highway in northeastern Nevada, authorities said Wednesday.

Get Healthy Carson City: Endless summer of mosquitoes

Summer season is the time to beware of the buzzing, biting menace of mosquitoes. The more snow we accumulate in the winter, the higher you can expect water levels to be in the valley which means more mosquito habitats.

Crews halt forward progress on Petrilla Fire

A fire burning in Pleasant Valley south of Reno closed Old U.S. 395 and Interstate 580 on Wednesday afternoon

Reno lawyer present at insurrection announces governor bid

Gilbert positioned voter fraud allegations at the center of his campaign, falsely claimed COVID-19 vaccines were unproven and urged people not to take them.

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Nevada confirms cases of rabies in bats

The Nevada Department of Agriculture Animal Disease Laboratory has confirmed three cases of rabies in bats — one in Washoe County and two in Clark County, according to a release from the NDA.

Sisolak vetoes four bills including ethics measure

Gov. Steve Sisolak has vetoed four bills including the measure that would have turned ethics investigations within the legislative branch over to lawmakers instead of the independent statewide Ethics Commission.

Past Pages for June 16 to 18, 2021

Carson City history from the archives of the Nevada Appeal.

Heat advisory issued for Carson City; forecast tops 100 degrees

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory covering Carson City on Thursday and Friday.