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Two escaped inmates captured

June 19, 2018 — Two inmates who escaped have been recaptured. Authorities have arrested an inmate who escaped from the Carson City Jail last week. Michael Anthony Bass, 23, escaped the morning of June 12 from the jail and had been on the run until Reno Police located him

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Officials downgrade flood warning amid dam repairs near Reno

June 19, 2018 — RENO — State officials are downgrading a flood warning to homes and businesses in an area south of Reno a day after saying people should be prepared to evacuate if a 155-year-old earthen dam forming Little Washoe Lake fails. Nevada Division of Water Resources spokeswoman

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Evacuation orders lifted at northern Nevada wildfire

June 19, 2018 — RENO — The worst danger has passed at a northern Nevada wildfire that has burned nearly 2 square miles (5 sq. kilometers) of mostly rangeland in the Smith Valley southeast of Carson City. Officials for the Sierra Front Incident Management Team said Tuesday they have

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Donald Hill

June 19, 2018 — Donald Hill, 90 of Carson City, has passed away on June 15, 2018 and is in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

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Carol J. Schmidt

June 19, 2018 — April 6, 1934 ~ June 14, 2018 Carol was born in Chicago, Illinois to parents William and June Kaemer. She and her husband moved to Fallon from Southern California, making her a 16 year resident of Fallon, NV. Carol is leaving behind her loving husband

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Escaped Carson City inmate arrested in Reno

June 18, 2018 — Authorities have arrested an inmate who escaped from the Carson City Jail last week. Michael Anthony Bass, 23, escaped the morning of June 12 from the jail and had been on the run until Reno Police located him Monday night. Bass had been in the Culinary

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Next generation of firefighters complete academy

June 18, 2018 — The Carson City Fire Department will be seeing six new faces, as they welcome the newest graduating class from its regional fire academy. Friends, family, loved ones and new coworkers all gathered at the Grand Sierra Resort Friday night to celebrate the 20 firefighters who

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Long-term irrigation solution for Buzzy’s Ranch sought

June 18, 2018 — Water rights associated with Buzzy's Ranch will be used to irrigate the open space for one more year while Carson City looks for a long-term solution. Bruce Scott, chair of the Open Space Advisory Committee, told the committee Monday the city was granted temporary use

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The Popcorn Stand: Give me a Redneck invention

June 18, 2018 — I'm not exactly sure what a Redneck is, but I know one when I see one. And while Rednecks are made fun of, they actually come up with some pretty good ideas. When it comes to the saying necessity is the mother of invention, Rednecks

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June 18, 2018 — Thank you to those who helped return dogs On Tuesday, June 5, our two min pins managed to get through a half latched gate about 6:30 a.m. Usually they are back within a few moments, or a neighbor brings them home or we go out

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Greg Dill: Know your Medicare rights

June 18, 2018 — As a person with Medicare, do you have any rights and protections? You certainly do! You have rights whether you're enrolled in Original Medicare — in which you can choose any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare — or Medicare Advantage, in which you get

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Time to deal with Aphids again

June 18, 2018 — Sticky drippy aphid goo covers the plants under my ash trees. Aphids insert their sucking mouthparts into a leaf and draw the sap out to feed as if they're sucking through a straw. They pull out so much 'juice' from a plant, they can't absorb

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Get Healthy Carson City: Bzzz! Smack! It’s time to practice mosquito bite prevention

June 18, 2018 — This column appears in the Nevada Appeal's Tuesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. Hot temperatures, longer days, road construction cones and mosquito season seem to represent the arrival of summer. While no one enjoys being bitten by these

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Past Pages for Tuesday, June 19, 2018

June 18, 2018 — 150 Years Ago Street Grading. Mr. Bragg entered upon his contract yesterday by breaking ground on Proctor Street. That thoroughfare, as are the others that are to be repaired, is to be "piked" in the approved style. Mr. Bragg has made that boulevard look like

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An update on IRS happenings

June 18, 2018 — IRS audit rate is relatively low. Individual returns had about one out of 167 returns audited. Most of those were done by mail with just one or two issues to be resolved. The audit rate for C corporations (regular corporations that pay their own tax)

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Man arrested on 11 counts of sexual assault, says Carson City Sheriff’s Office

June 18, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are considered innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY At 12:38 a.m., a 28-year-old Carson City woman was arrested on suspicion of contempt of court, driving without a valid license and duty to stop

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Crews fighting to prevent Washoe Dam collapse

June 18, 2018 — Emergency crews from the Division of Water Resources are fighting to plug a leak in the 100-year-old Washoe Dam. State Engineer Jason King said a routine inspection today discovered the earth and rock dam is leaking at its base beneath the spillway from Little Washoe

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Number of sex offenders who must report to dramatically increase

June 18, 2018 — The much litigated law toughening Nevada's sex offender registration law will go into effect October 1, dramatically increasing the number of convicted offenders who have to show up at their local law enforcement and register. Julie Butler, who manages the system for the Department of

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Eleanore Smokey

June 18, 2018 — June 2, 1940 ~ June 14, 2018 Eleanore Smokey passed away on June 14, 2018. She was born in Dresslerville, NV. She was a lifetime resident of Dresslerville and graduated in 1958 from Douglas High School. She married her husband Romaine and they lived in

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Lola J. Smith

June 18, 2018 — January 19, 1950 ~ June 7, 2018 Lola June Capps Smith, a resident of Fallon since 2003, passed away June 7, 2018 after a 40 year battle against Multiple Sclerosis. Lola was born and raised in Aurora, Colorado. She has an older brother Gerald, a

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