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WNCC professor to speak on Lake Tahoe

How was Lake Tahoe formed? Western Nevada Community College Geology Professor Winnie Kortemeier will share interesting facts, photos and geologic history of Lake Tahoe in a free lecture at WNCC’s Marlette Hall 7 p.m. today.

The lecture is the third installment of Western’s 2006-2007 “Faces, Voices & Stories Cultural Series” that is sponsored by the WNCC Office of Student Activities and United Students Association.

Kortemeier will offer a multimedia presentation about the lake’s ancient volcanic activity and a display of rock samples from the Tahoe Basin.

Kortemeier will share some of the hundreds of photos she has taken while working on her doctorate in geology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Seating is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Dance company performs at MontBleu

Members of The Reno Dance Company are joined by talented vocal artists and a popular group of local dancers in the extraordinary performance of “Dance2Xtreme,” a production that combines sophisticated tradition with edgy and daring originality.

The Reno Dance Company is under the direction of choreographer Lesa Dusich.

“Dance2Xtreme” performs tonight and Saturday at the Montbleu Resort & Casino in Stateline and April 14-15 at the Pioneer Theater for the Performing Arts. Tickets can be purchased at the box offices from $14.95 to $24.95.

KCMY listeners can sell items free Saturday

From 9-10 a.m. every Saturday morning, AM 1300 KCMY listeners will have the opportunity to sell items over the radio with Radio Trader with Bob V. Locals can sell any items they own over the air for free. Listeners can call in and talk about what they have for sale, mail or drop off a copy of their item, or fill out a classified ad form from the station, 1960 Idaho St., or a variety of other locations throughout Carson City and Douglas County. Call 450-9430 or 884-8000.

AARP driving class scheduled Saturday

An AARP Driver Safety Program class is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center on Saturday.

To register or Call 786-3509 or 883-5991.

Clay shoot to benefit scholarship fund

The third annual BAWN Sporting Clay Shoot, a benefit for the Edd P. Furgerson Scholarship Fund for WNCC’s Construction Trades Program, will take place Saturday at the Capitol City Gun Club. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the clay shoot beginning at 10 am. A barbecue lunch will follow the shoot, with prizes awarded to the top three teams of five shooters each as well as an award to the over-all individual winner or “Top Gun.” The entry fee of $100 per person or $500 per team includes 100 rounds of ammunition and lunch. The Capitol City Gun Club is located at 3850 Arrowhead Drive in Carson City. Call 882-4353.

Open burning starts Saturday; permit applications open today

The Carson City Fire Department will allow open burning from Saturday through April 22. The purpose of this open burning permit is to provide residents with an opportunity to dispose of accumulated weeds and yard debris. The fire department requires a burn permit for safety reasons, which can be obtained starting today from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Station one, 777 S. Stewart St., and from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at Station 2, 2400 College Parkway, and Station 3, 4649 Snyder Ave. Permits are available when personnel are present, which is subject to emergency response. The application can be downloaded off of the Web site at http://www.carson-city.nv.us in PDF format. Call 887-2220 ext. 1001.