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Ross W. Price

March 19, 2019 — February 5, 1926 – March 13, 2019 Born and raised in Long Beach, CA he joined the US Navy where he was stationed in San Diego from 1944-1946. Having found his skill on bassoon and saxophone at age 15, he played in the Navy band

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Trial date set in Douglas County, Reno murders

March 19, 2019 — RENO — A 20-year-old Salvadoran immigrant in the U.S. illegally who's accused of murdering four people in Northern Nevada during a 10-day crime spree in January has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Wilber Martinez-Guzman pleaded not guilty to four counts of open murder at

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Alice Irene McClung

March 19, 2019 — March 12, 1926 ~ March 16, 2019 Alice Irene McClung, 93, died March 16th, at the Carson Tahoe Hospital. She was born Alice Irene Anderson, in Morgantown, WV to Leroy Paul Anderson and Edna (Austin) Anderson. She had 1 older sister, Pauline (Anderson) Geyer that

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Equine Herpes warning issued after Fernley event

March 19, 2019 — State Veterinarian J.J. Goicoechea is strongly recommending cancellation of all horse events this coming weekend to try to slow the spread of the Equine Herpes Virus. He said the recommendation was based on the likelihood of statewide exposure at a March 8-10 event in Fernley.

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RV park issue pulled from Carson City supervisors agenda

March 19, 2019 — The appeal of an RV park special use permit has been pulled from the Board of Supervisors meeting agenda for Thursday. The item is being rescheduled due to a noticing error, according to the Planning Division. In January, the Planning Commission approved the permit, which

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Nevada’s Supported Living program receives clean review

March 19, 2019 — Legislative auditors have given the state's Supported Living Arrangements program a generally clean review saying the vast majority of homes inspected were generally clean, safe and in good repair. "For 76 of the 87 homes inspected, we did not observe any conditions that would affect

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Nevada lawmakers hear bill to seal low-level pot convictions

March 19, 2019 — Supporters of a bill seeking to streamline the sealing of low-level marijuana convictions told Nevada lawmakers it will help people move forward with their lives. Democratic Assemblyman William McCurdy II told legislators Tuesday that thousands of people have convictions tied to low-level marijuana possession. He

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Public defenders oppose Nevada sexual assault bill

March 19, 2019 — Assemblywoman Connie Munk, D-Las Vegas, says AB227 is designed to fix a problem she says lets some sex offenders off because the prosecution has to prove the victim didn't consent. But public defenders and the ACLU argued the bill impermissibly shifts the burden of proof

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John B. Miller

March 19, 2019 — John Brown Miller of Carson City, NV, 101, passed away on March 17, 2019. John was born in Avon, Pennsylvania, to Albert and Elizabeth Miller, on Nov 15, 1917. He was one of 5 siblings, including Leroy, Lloyd, Paul and Mary, of whom Mary is

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Bob Oats

March 19, 2019 — November 4. 1941- March 15, 2019 Bob lost his battle with cancer on March 15, 2019. He was 77 years old. Bob is survived by his wife  of 44 years , Bernice Thomas Oats originally from Kenosha, WI, and now of Newcastle Ca, their sons

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Sen. Rosen calls for broadband expansion to rurals for Tele-Health and education

March 18, 2019 — Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., told a joint session of the Nevada Legislature on Monday that healthcare is a key issue the federal government must deal with, especially for those Nevadans in rural areas who don't have ready access to healthcare. She said 1.2 million Nevadans

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Amendment to remove regents from constitution could go to 2020 ballot

March 18, 2019 — The proposed amendment removing the Board of Regents from the Nevada Constitution is now just one step away from heading to the 2020 General Election ballot. After an hour of testimony, the Senate Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections voted unanimously to recommend "do pass"

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Resigned lawmakers’ bills to stay alive

March 18, 2019 — The political careers of Kelvin Atkinson and Mike Sprinkle are dead but the bills they had legally drafted this session aren't. Today is the deadline for introduction of measures by individual lawmakers and obviously, those two now-former Democratic members can't very well introduce any of

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The Popcorn Stand: Dream on. Marisa. Dream on.

March 18, 2019 — Marisa Servantes really loves to sing "Dream On." And she can belt it out with the best of them, especially on that really high "Dream On" part. I know Marisa Servantes. She has Down syndrome. But I don't see her as someone who has a

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Olga J. Sunderland

March 18, 2019 — Olga J. Sunderland, 82, died March 16, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

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Jim Valentine: The many levels of agreements

March 18, 2019 — Agreements come in many shapes and sizes. You meet, you talk, you agree, done deal … right? Not always. It is important to remember that in real estate everything must be in writing. That doesn't mean that you can't have an implied agreement or even

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Get Healthy Carson City: Kick the tobacco addiction on Kick Butts Day

March 18, 2019 — Kick Butts Day began in 1996 to help youth be strong, stand up, speak out and take control against "Big Tobacco." Teachers, youth leaders and health workers plan events to raise awareness of the tobacco use problem in their state or community. This day is

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SN Realtors presents donation to CTH Foundation

March 18, 2019 — The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation recently received a donation from the Sierra Nevada Realtors for $9,726.76. This donation was raised from association events throughout the past year including a Cornhole competition and participation in Hopefest, an annual fundraising event sponsored by the Carson Tahoe Health

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James Edward Chester

March 18, 2019 — May 28, 1921 ~ March 6, 2019 James Edward Chester, passed away quietly in his sleep on March 6, 2019 in Fallon, NV surrounded by loving family members. Jim was born on May 28, 1921 in Knosha, Wisconsin to Florence and Edward Chester. He was

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Washington sworn in to replace Atkinson

March 18, 2019 — Marcia Washington was sworn in Monday to fill the vacant seat in the Nevada Senate. Washington was selected from a list of applicants by the Clark County Commission. She's a retired Clark County fire inspector who told commissioners she has no plans to run for

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