Area communities hold meth meetings |

Area communities hold meth meetings

Several communities will be holding Methamphetamine Task Force meetings in the next few weeks.

Dayton: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Dayton High School Multipurpose Room.

Silver Springs: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Silver Stage High School.

Silver City: 7 p.m. Monday at the fire station.

Yerington: 6 p.m. April 4 at the Boys and Girls Club.

Fernley: 6:30 p.m. April 5 in the high school’s lunch room.

For information, call 246-7550.

Carson City

Open burning allowed during April

The Carson City Fire Department will allow open burning April 1-30. Burn permits with valid permit numbers must be obtained before burning will be allowed. Permit applications can be obtained starting Wednesday on the Internet at using a PDF reader, or at any of the fire station locations in Carson City: on Stewart Street, Graves Lane and Snyder Avenue.

For information, call 887-2220, ext. 1001.

Museum holds lecture about saloons in the West

The Nevada State Museum will be hosting a free lecture by State Historic Preservation Officer Ron James that discusses the saloon of the Wild West at 7:30 p.m. today.

For information call 687-4810 ext. 239.

Carson football boosters meet

The Carson High School Football Booster Club will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Mulligan’s on Highway 50. All parents, alumni and incoming freshmen are encouraged to attend and support Carson High School’s football teams.

For information, call 882-7207.

Film explores fossil fuels use in U.S.

Muscle Powered and Brewery Arts Center present “End of Suburbia” at 7 p.m. Sunday at the BAC’s Reynolds Theater.

The documentary film explores the American way of life and its prospects as global demand for fossil fuels begins to outstrip supply.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and admission is free. For information, visit or call Anne at 882-4898.

Lyon County

Lyon County horsemen meet

The Lyon County Horseman’s Association will hold its general meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the McAtee Building in Silver Springs. There will be coffee and snacks while members and nonmembers finalize plans for upcoming events.

For information, call 577-9503.

NNDA holds breakfast meeting

The Northern Nevada Development Authority will hold a breakfast meeting at 7 a.m. Wednesday at the Dayton Valley Golf Course Clubhouse. Cost is $20 for members with reservations and $30 at the door. To make reservations, call 883-4413.

Wild-horse group to meet Wednesday

Men and Women for Wild Horse Freedom are holding a membership meeting from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at 150 Shady Lane in Dayton.

For information, call 220-5460.

Douglas County

Mormon Station park to get face lift

Nevada State Parks began construction Monday on the Mormon State Historic Park. A new restroom facility, pathways, a stockade fence, a barbecue and a tiled countertop in the pavilion area will be added.

Seven Victorian-style benches will be installed once construction is completed. Existing restrooms will be closed during construction, but portable restrooms will be available. The museum will be open during construction 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, and cost is $2 for ages 13 and over. Call 782-2590.