Grant applications due Oct. 13 |

Grant applications due Oct. 13

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting applications for several 2007 conservation programs until Oct. 13.

Applications will be accepted for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), EQIP’s Ground and Surface Water program, Agricultural Management Assistance Program and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program.

Applications will be evaluated, ranked, and submitted for grant funding, which is expected in the spring.

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‘2006 Voter’s Self-Defense Manual’ offered free of charge

The 2006 “Voter’s Self-Defense Manual” is a publication to educate the public on how the voting system works and how to tell fact from fabrication when dealing with campaigns. Request a free copy at or 1 (888) Vote-Smart.

Carson City

An opportunity to meet the candidates

The Meet the Candidates barbecue and picnic is 3-7 p.m. Sept. 9 at 1001 Arrowhead Dr.

People seeking local and state offices are expected at this bipartisan event, sponsored by the Democratic women’s clubs of Carson City and Douglas County.

Cost is $5 to attend, and there will be no-host wine and beer. There also will be designated drivers available.

RSVP by Sept. 6 by calling 841-3367 or visiting

RR museum to host reception for ‘Still a World Apart’

The photography exhibit “Still a World Apart,” an interpretive display on railroads, and the California Zephyr, a working model railroad, will be on display at a public reception and open house 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Nevada State Railroad Museum.

For information, call 687-6953.

Douglas County

Douglas County Democrats to meet

The Douglas County Democratic Central Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at its headquarters, 1617 Water St., Suite T in Minden. Guest speaker will be Kim Wallin, the Democratic candidate for state comptroller. All Douglas Democrats are urged to attend.

For information, call 721-7530 or 338-1561.

Lake Tahoe

Last summer concert stars ‘Sweetfoot’

The last outdoor concert of the season on the lawn at the Valhalla Grand Hall is by the Caribbean Allstars, featuring Hugh “Sweetfoot” Maynard.

The concert starts Sunday at noon.

Tickets are $8 adult and $5 for children 12 and under. Call (530) 541-4975 or (530) 416-0337, or e-mail


Filipino stars at Atlantis Casino

Enjoy an evening of song as two Filipino stars appear at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa’s Grand Ballroom on Saturday. The Hotdog Band and Joey Albert will play Filipino classics.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the show starting at 7:30. Ticket prices are $22.50 in advance and $25 the day of the show. Visit the Atlantis Gift Shop or call 824-4467 for tickets. Must be 21 years of age.