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Car show fundraiser to benefit Smithwick-Francone family

September 18, 2018 — Freaks of Nature is hosting a car show fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Johnny Rockets to raise money for the Smithwick-Francone family, who was involved in a fatal car accident on July 29. The $20 entry will benefit the family. Johnny

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Carson City Photo Club to meet Tuesday

September 18, 2018 — The Carson City Photo Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Carson City Sheriff's Office, 911 E. Musser St. Please use the west entrance. All levels of photographers are encouraged to attend. The theme for this month's photo competition is "Reflections."

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Thomas the Tank Engine making annual trip to Virginia City

September 18, 2018 — All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him for a day of big adventures and even bigger memories at Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018. Children everywhere can spend a day with their friend Thomas when the #1 Engine

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Live music by Nate Currin, Chuck Bradley planned at Sassafras in Carson City

September 18, 2018 — The Moonshot Coup and Sassafras proudly welcome Nate Currin and Chuck Bradley to Sassafras on Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. The show is free and all ages are welcome. With more than 600,000 miles driven and 800 shows performed over the last 12 years, Nate

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First-strike ceremony set for Sagebrush commemorative medallion

September 17, 2018 — A limited-edition silver medallion honoring the 125th birthday of The Nevada Sagebrush, the student newspaper of the University of Nevada, Reno, will be minted on the state's most historic coin press. The "first-strike" ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Thursday at the Nevada State

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Discussion in Carson City to cover new trends in Alzheimer’s, dementia care

September 17, 2018 — Carson Tahoe Care Center, a new Prestige Care center opening in Carson City, invites the community to attend a free discussion about Alzheimer's and dementia care at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. The discussion will be led by internationally recognized

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Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd hosting monthly Walkabout

September 17, 2018 — Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1, Karen Abowd hosts her monthly Walkabout Friday, Sept. 21, at Mills Park. This is her next to last event, prior to leaving office in November, and while all topics are welcomed, Abowd would like to focus as much time as

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Tractor Supply in Carson City hosting fall farmers market

September 17, 2018 — The Carson City Tractor Supply store is hosting a community farmers market on Saturday, Sept. 22. From 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., local farmers, crafters and artisans will be on site selling homemade and homegrown goods at the store, 2035 E. William St. According to

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‘Meaningful change’ topic of free lecture in Carson City

September 14, 2018 — A free lecture will dive into the topic "meaningful change for ourselves and the world" at 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Nevada State Museum. The free talk on Christian Science will be given by Mark McCurties, a member of the Christian Science Board of

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Local heroes to be honored at annual ‘Unmasked’ gala in Minden

September 14, 2018 — NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Western Nevada will honor and entertain at its 4th annual Unmasked Gala at the Minden CVIC Hall on Oct. 4. The event will honor local leaders Sheriff Kenny Furlong, Warden Isidro Baca, and mental health activist Sandie Draper. The

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Dayton Senior Center hosting annual craft fair Oct. 20

September 14, 2018 — Don't miss the annual fall craft fair and bake sale to benefit the Dayton Senior Center on Saturday, Oct. 20. This event will feature handmade crafts from local crafters, a raffle, many scrumptious baked goods, handmade knitted items from center volunteers, and a thrift store

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Public comment sought on Costco air quality operating permit

September 14, 2018 — The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection is asking for public comment regarding a new Class II Air Quality Operating Permit for Costco Wholesale in Carson City. The Bureau of Air Pollution Control has made a preliminary determination to issue a new permit for the facility,

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Smith Valley Historical Society hosting open house Oct. 6

September 13, 2018 — The Smith Valley Historical Society will hold an open house on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. to celebrate the completion of the Archives Building. Attendees can also view the Stage Stop building that's now on site and being restored, in addition to

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Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge in Gardnerville hosting bingo Sept. 21

September 13, 2018 — The Tahoe Douglas Elks Lodge is hosting bingo at 1227 Kimmerling Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos on Sept. 21. Doors open at 5 with warm-ups at 6 and regular bingo at 6:30 p.m. The Coverall Jackpot is $1,000 in 45 numbers; the Powerball Jackpot is

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Volunteers sought for annual National Public Lands Day cleanup event

September 13, 2018 — Volunteers are sought for an annual cleanup event in Fernley as part of the celebration of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 22. National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest single-day volunteer effort to protect public lands. The cleanup will be from 9 a.m. to

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Picnic fundraiser planned to help Carson City man battling leukemia

September 13, 2018 — A fundraiser is set for Sept. 18 to support Jesus Perez Sanchez, a local man who's being treated for leukemia. The event will offer Mexican food from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Mills Park. Tickets are $5, but donations of any amount are encouraged

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Sierra Club chair to speak on energy questions

September 13, 2018 — Anne Macquarie, Chair of the Toiyabe Chapter of the Sierra Club, will be the featured speaker at Monday's Democratic luncheon. The Toiyabe Chapter covers all of Nevada and parts of eastern California, with groups that meet in the Reno, Lake Tahoe, Mammoth Lakes and Las

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Job fair planned at Nevada Nugget Casino in Dayton

September 12, 2018 — The Nevada Nugget Casino is hosting a job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20. Job seekers 21 and older are encouraged to attend inside the casino, 6 Retail Road, Dayton. Open positions include both full- and part-time slot attendant/cashier. Applicants must be

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Question 6, opioid crisis & other topics slated at Healthy Communities meeting

September 12, 2018 — The Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties gathers for a public meeting featuring guest speakers and discussion of regional issues on the second Thursday of each month at 9 a.m. This month's breakfast meeting takes place on Sept. 13 at the Silver Springs

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Virginia City’s World Championship Outhouse Races to return Oct. 6-7

September 11, 2018 — The sight of outhouses barreling down the street in an all-out potty race would be odd anywhere, but not in historic Virginia City. This annual tradition, the World Championship Outhouse Races, takes place the first weekend of October and pits teams of three costumed outhouse

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