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Carson City

Airport Authority meets Tuesday at El Aero

The Carson City Airport Authority will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the El Aero Services Conference Room, 210 Arrowhead Dr.

Among topics to be covered are status of the master plan, modification of funding requests, status of undeveloped airport areas, and a long-term lease at the airport for the Experimental Aircraft Association.

Committee meeting on open-space advice

The Open Space Advisory Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Conference Room in Carson City Cooperative Extension Office, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12.

Items include recommending adoption of the Envision Master Plan to the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors and recommending a work program for open-space acquisitions.

Redevelopment topic of city advisory meeting

The Redevelopment Authority Citizens Advisory will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Executive Conference Room in the City Manager’s Office, 201 N. Carson St.

Their agenda includes discussion of urban code and urban design for downtown and potentially amending member duties.

Comments due Tuesday on master plan draft

Carson City’s draft Comprehensive Master Plan is available for review and public comment. Copies can be downloaded at or can be obtained at the Planning Division office, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 62. Written comments regarding the current draft of the plan are due Tuesday.

‘Cotton Patch Gospel’ auditions announced

Proscenium Players Inc.’s final show of the 2005-06 season, “Cotton Patch Gospel,” will hold auditions at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Performance Hall of the Brewery Arts Center, 511 W. King St.

The cast includes at least 30 roles with six to eight men and four to six women of all ages for singing roles. Also needed are four children ages 5-12. Auditions will consist of a prepared song of your choice of 30 seconds or less for those auditioning for singing roles. There will also be auditions for non-singing roles.

A copy of the script and vocal CD is available for checkout at the BAC office, 449 W. King St., for a deposit of $10. Production dates are weekends April 21-30. This production is directed by Jim DeZerga. Call 884-0580.

Washoe County

Junior Rangers sought

Children ages 6-12 who love winter fun and the great outdoors are invited to become a Washoe County Junior Snow Ranger.

Junior Snow Rangers is a free do-it-yourself winter nature program by the Washoe County Department of Regional Parks and Open Space. Self-guided hikes and activities help children learn how nature and humans cope with winter.

Pick up a Junior Snow Ranger Booklet from rangers at Bartley Ranch, Bowers Mansion, Davis Creek or Galena Creek regional parks. To have a booklet mailed, call (775) 828-6612.


Nominate your ‘heroes’

The Northern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross wants to recognize local heroes for their selflessness and courage. The deadline for nominees is Feb. 1.

To nominate a hero, go to or write to Red Cross, 1190 Corporate Blvd., Reno, NV 89502 or call 856-1000.