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Carson High junior headed to Big Apple

Carson High School junior Drea Cabral, chosen to perform under master conductors of the Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City, is recognized during Tuesday’s Carson City School Board meeting. Cabral will leave Feb. 1 and return Feb. 5. She was selected from among 18,000 students across the nation for a position and will play as only of one two to four clarinetists in the orchestra.

Seventeen-year-old builds community with new virtual reality arcade in Carson City

Jake Bainton was 17 when he took his passion project before the Carson City Planning Commission. That was in August of last year. When he received project approval, people in the audience clapped. A new entertainment option for Carson City youth was in the works.

Carson High announces 2023 Winterfest candidates, activities

Winterfest celebrations kicked off Friday afternoon with an assembly, with Carson High School announcing the student-elected candidates.

Sunday snowstorm could affect Monday commute

Lows in the 20s are likely for Carson City on Sunday, while highs are expected to remain below freezing.

Get Healthy Carson City: Stay active in the winter

The weather outside is frightful, but with a little preparation, you can still find delight in spending time outdoors. Active commuting, like walking and biking, is a great way to stay in shape through the winter. Getting around on foot or on two wheels is also a great way to experience Carson City. While the idea of stepping out in the cold may be daunting for some, these tips can help you get out and about while keeping you comfortable.

Rotarians to talk child development at next meeting

The Child Development Center at Western Nevada Community College plays an important role at the school and in our community. Rotary Club of Carson City members will learn about the center and its future at the club’s next meeting which takes place Tuesday, January 31st at noon in the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom. The public is invited to attend.

Pot shops in north Carson City greenlighted by planning commissioners

The question of whether to allow marijuana retail stores and medical dispensaries along a section of North Carson Street will now head to the Carson City Board of Supervisors.

Retired Carson City engineer Robb Fellows recognized for watershed work

Carson City Public Works Director Darren Schulz said his now-retired colleague, Robb Fellows, knows how every drop of water travels through the community. “A drop of rain would fall somewhere in Carson, and you could ask Robb, and he could tell you how that drop of water would travel to get to the river,” Schulz told the Appeal. “He knows how water flows through this city like no one else.”

Seeliger students recite pledge of allegiance at State of the State address

A dozen students from Ms. Sewell’s kindergarten class from Carson City’s Seeliger Elementary School had an opportunity to show their pride, patriotism and love for their state and country by leading and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance prior to Gov. Joe Lombardo’s State of the State Address on Monday.

Dalpe: Restoring budget reductions will help Western Nevada College in biennium

Restoring dollars lost from the 12% budget reductions made for fiscal years 2022 and 2023 is among Western Nevada College interim President Kyle Dalpe’s top concerns when he thinks about what’s needed most out of this year’s legislative session.

New smoke shop near Carson High raises questions about tobacco laws

A new vape and tobacco shop in a strip mall north of the Carson High School baseball field has raised questions about regulations regarding nicotine products and schools. “I bring my daughter to school in the mornings, and there it was,” said Carson City resident Jerome Lala. “It’s an inappropriate place to put a vape store.”

Three juveniles in custody, one in critical condition, following Tuesday night shooting

Three juveniles are in custody, one juvenile remains in critical condition in Reno, and investigators believe drugs could be the motive in a Tuesday night shooting in east Carson City.

State of State 2023: Lombardo requests 12% raises to state workers

During his first State of the State speech, Gov. Joe Lombardo said he wants to cut taxes for businesses and residents. He also said that he wants to make sure that no one time surplus money from the federal government went to funding reoccurring programs.

February wild horse adoption at Carson prison canceled

The next adoption at the Northern Nevada Correctional Center is scheduled June 3.

Joyful Noise Children’s Choir spring semester begins Jan. 31

The choir welcomes children ages 4 to 12. Tuition is free.

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