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Carson City births for Dec. 8, 2018

December 9, 2018 — Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Rebecca Tims and Christopher Smith of Carson City, Andrew Robert Smith, born Nov. 29, 2018, weighing 7 pounds and 7 ounces. To Jolesa Courtney and Blake Ratcliff of Carson City, Jaxson Robert Ratcliff, born Nov. 29, 2018, weighing 9

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Review: Christmas show at Carson City’s Casino Fandango a classic

December 9, 2018 — Carson City broke in the new Ballroom at Casino Fandango on Tuesday as Big Bad Voodoo Daddy wooed in the Christmas Season. Attendees packed the elegant ballroom as they came in from the wintry storm that added to the spirit of the holiday show. Before

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4 Lyon County schools get grants for gardens

December 9, 2018 — Four Lyon County elementary schools were among 40 schools across four Nevada counties to receive a $200,000 grant award to support growing new gardens on campus, according to the Nevada Department of Agriculture. The NDA has set aside up to $5,000 in funding for each

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Trina Machacek: Words are wisdom

December 9, 2018 — I enjoy contests. I enter contests sending my hope filled entries out into the world with this thought, "Hey, somebody's gotta win, might as well be me!" That is how the lottery gets to be worth sooooo much. Apparently, I am not the only one

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Nevada Supreme Court: Defense entitled to jury criminal histories

December 9, 2018 — The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled defense teams are entitled to criminal history information prosecutors get from sources the defense doesn't have access to. The issue was raised in discovery hearings before the murder trial of Francisco Ojeda in Washoe County when defense counsel asked

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Letters to the editor for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018

December 9, 2018 — Reader opposes view that vandals' intent was not malicious I am responding to Master Sergeant Tod B. Jennings' letter to the editor titled, "Let's use memorial vandalism as teaching opportunity for all." Sir, I am diametrically opposed to your opinion. I am a senior veteran

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WNC exhibit features area tattoo artists

December 9, 2018 — Art from Northern Nevada and Northern California tattoo artists are featured in the latest exhibit at Western Nevada College's Main Gallery in Carson City. The "Under the Skin: Tattoo Art" exhibit includes 50 pieces of art — many of which are available for purchase. Mediums

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Faith & Insight: A Christmas story: The Courage of Mary

December 9, 2018 — One does not normally consider the Christmas story to be one of courage. We think of the baby Jesus in a manger, so sweet and happy, and of the life this baby would lead, but what about his parents? We read in the gospel accounts

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Senior Menus for the week of Dec. 10, 2018

December 8, 2018 — Note: Menus for week of Dec. 10 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive: MONDAY: Marinated pork loin, baked beans, brussel sprout slaw, fresh fruit, orange tapioca TUESDAY: Salisbury steak, mac and cheese, green beans, diced

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Cheers & Kudos for Dec. 8, 2018

December 8, 2018 — Clear Creek Bowman help Holiday With a Hero Thanks to all those who participated in the 3-D Archery Shoot held on Dec. 2. A $10 donation was accepted from each participant. The event featured 15 to 25 3-D targets. The event raised $600 for the

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Carson City road report for Dec. 10-16, 2018

December 8, 2018 — The following information applies to the period of Dec. 10-16: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work: Clear Creek Avenue will be closed between Center Drive and Snyder Avenue, Monday-Sunday, All hours. Downtown Curry Streetscape Project — For specific details regarding

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Marilyn Foster: Blarney Stone awaits your visit to Ireland

December 8, 2018 — Each St. Patrick's Day, everyone becomes just a little bit Irish and with that comes a longing to see the green, green countryside of Ireland with its fields of shamrocks and to enjoy a Guinness or two in some cozy Irish pub where everyone is

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Prosecution’s sentencing veto unconstitutional, Nevada Supreme Court says

December 8, 2018 — The Nevada Supreme Court says the statute giving the prosecution the power to prevent a district judge from assigning a potentially violent offender to veteran's court is unconstitutional. Five members of the high court agreed with District judge Connie Steinheimer the statute gives the prosecution

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Senator Square: Carson High students, teachers share skills

December 8, 2018 — Excitement abounds as teachers and students have been holding multiple events throughout Carson City this holiday season, everything from Christmas tree sales with CHS teacher and adviser Ty McMillen's Fellowship of Christian Athletes to The American Sign Language students of teacher Mary Anne Weaver putting

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SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: Banking on Builders Alliance

December 8, 2018 — Silver Dollars and Wooden Nickels is a weekly feature in the Appeal's Opinion pages in which the Appeal gives Silver Dollars to those who deserve recognition and occasionally a Wooden Nickel to those who deserve criticism. SILVER DOLLAR: To the Nevada Builders Alliance for taking

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Guy W. Farmer: ‘No’ to pot lounges and The Vintage

December 8, 2018 — I've been following two local political issues — the possibility of so-called "pot lounges," and the proposed Vintage at Kings Canyon housing development on the west side of Carson, partly because Mayor Bob Crowell and city supervisors (with the exception of Lori Bagwell, on marijuana)

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Teri Vance: Carson City gets into holiday spirit

December 8, 2018 — If you're like me, it's hard to believe it's already December. Not only does it signal the end of the year, we're also deep into Christmas season. While I've already put up my tree and other decorations, I'm always a little behind when it comes

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A new mint for the new state of Nevada

December 8, 2018 — This article first appeared in the Nevada Appeal on July 20, 2014. Abe Curry received papers on July 16, 1866, approving the start of construction on the Carson Mint. On with the dance! By 1851, thousands of emigrants flocking to California's gold country had passed

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Past Pages for Dec. 8-11, 2018

December 8, 2018 — SATURDAY 150 years ago Dan DeHoune, the one-legged rope walker, returned from Genoa last evening and while pounding along the sidewalk in front of our office, stamping with rage on account of a local notice in the Gold Hill News, his wooden leg went through

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Smart Foodservice Warehouse opens

December 7, 2018 — Carson City's growing list of restaurants have a new store for food and cooking equipment. So do churches, nonprofits and anyone else who's ready to buy products in bulk. "I'm hosting 25 family members for Christmas Eve," said Supervisor Lori Bagwell. Bagwell and Mayor Bob

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