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Carson City birth announcements for Aug. 3-12, 2018

August 18, 2018 — Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Bodean and Luke Isherwood of Gardnerville, Maycn Oaklie Isherwood, born Aug. 3, 2018, weighing 8 pounds and 10 ounces. To Herlinda and Ernesto Bedoy of Dayton, Edgar Nathaniel Bedoy, born Aug. 3, 2018, weighing 7 pounds and 13 ounces.

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Senator Square: Carson High School begins new school year Monday

August 18, 2018 — Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge," but it is difficult to imagine that Monday, just two days away, is nearly here, and it is now time once again for students, parents included, to set that alarm clock and prepare for the 2018-2019

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Pearl Harbor attack survivor honored

August 18, 2018 — Four years ago Bob Lloyd was scheduled to fly on Honor Flight Nevada and tour Washington, D.C. He fell and wasn't able to make the trip. His wife, Ann, called Marsha Strand and Nancy Bell with the Comstock Lode Quilters with Quilts of Valor Foundation.

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Roger Diez: Big Three continue to lead the pack

August 18, 2018 — The Big Three continue its stranglehold on the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup title race, as Kevin Harvick scored a dominant win last Sunday at Michigan, leading 108 of the 200 laps and sweeping all three stages. The coolest thing about the race was the

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NDF found guilty in Little Valley Fire

August 18, 2018 — The Reno Gazette Journal reported a Washoe County jury on Friday found the Nevada Division of Forestry guilty of gross negligence in regards to the Little Valley Fire. The jury also found, though, the University of Nevada, Reno was not guilty of gross negligence. The

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Western Nevada College News & Notes: Fall classes begin Aug. 27

August 18, 2018 — The opportunity to launch a new career or gain the skills necessary for a better-paying job can become more than a dream at Western Nevada College. But time is running out to act on that ambition with the fall semester approaching. Fall semester begins Aug.

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Brian Underwood: Let’s do better this year

August 18, 2018 — We can do better, we should do better, and we must do better. You see, it's our responsibility to do better, and we need to realize that no amount of money is going to help more than the investment we choose to give it. I'm

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Senior lunch menus for Aug. 20-24

August 18, 2018 — Note: Menus for week of Aug. 20 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive: MONDAY: Meatball sandwich on hoagie roll, coleslaw, fresh fruit, fruit juice, lemon bar. TUESDAY: Salmon, scalloped potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, wheat

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Faith & Insight: Finding peace in Sabbath rest

August 18, 2018 — Summer vacation is over on Monday and our kids return to school. It's been a great summer as always — fun trips, games and family. I'm on vacation this week and spending some time on the coast listening to the waves crash and the children

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Biggest Little Training Camp? Raiders look at Reno

August 18, 2018 — RENO — The Oakland Raiders are considering holding training camp in Reno when the team moves to Las Vegas before the 2020 season. Team President Marc Badain toured potential training sites Thursday at the University of Nevada and two high schools. He told reporters following

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Letters to the editor for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

August 17, 2018 — On Linear trail work: What gives? For several weeks, the Linear Ditch Trail has been closed for repair work. It appears that little or nothing has yet been done. What gives? Will it be partially demolished to provide access for the proposed subdivision? Who knows?

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John R. Bullis: Property manager held to be employee

August 17, 2018 — In a Tax Court Memo Decision, the property manager of a 60-unit apartment complex was found to be an employee, not an independent contractor. The owner, Hampton Software Development LLC (Hampton), didn't issue form 1099-MISC or any other 1099 form to the manager, Mr. Herndon,

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SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: Reaching for the stars

August 17, 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 Western Nevada College Foundation for

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Guy W. Farmer: Omarosa is selling a book

August 17, 2018 — Chuck Todd, the moderator of NBC's venerable "Meet the Press," lowered himself to the absolute nadir of American journalism last Sunday by granting 20 minutes of national TV airtime to a sleazy reality TV person named Omarosa Manigault-Newman, or just plain "Omarosa." She proceeded to

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Past Pages for Aug. 18-21, 2018

August 17, 2018 — Saturday 150 Years Ago Tearing Down the Pavilion — Some men in Johnny Moore's employ were engaged yesterday in tearing down the old pavilion. (Johnny lately purchased the right and title of the county to that structure.) Since it has been decided by the County

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Carson City schools use new safety tip system

August 17, 2018 — When schools in Carson City open for the school year on Monday, the Carson City School District will be connected to a 24/7/365 (24-hour, 7-days-a-week, 365-days-per-year) safety tool. SafeVoice is a live tip reporting system for school safety and student well-being offered in partnership by

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State rejects Vegas water plan

August 17, 2018 — A plan by the Southern Nevada Water Authority to pump 83,000 acre feet of water from two rural counties has been denied by state Engineer Jason King in the continuing battle that started in 1989. This is the third ruling by the state in which

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Crews battling wildfire in Washoe Valley; Old 395 reopened

August 17, 2018 — Multiple agencies are responding to a 7-acre brush fire south of Bellevue Road Little Valley Road in Washoe Valley. They seems to have the fire under control but are still on scene. WASHOE VALLEY: Highway 395 ALT is now open in both directions after a

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James Everett Magnuson Sr.

August 17, 2018 — August 25th, 1964 – July 19th, 2018 James Everett Magnuson Sr. was the second child born to Patricia Green (Magnuson) and Everett Magnuson on Tuesday, August 25th, 1964 in Pleasant Hill California. Growing up, Jim loved to ride a skateboard, ice skate and play sports,

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Carson City Art Gallery & Pottery hosting raku firing demonstration

August 17, 2018 — From 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, Aug. 19, potter Patrick Cahill will be joined by his Raku Pottery Class students to participate in a raku firing demonstration. The public is invited to stop by Carson City Art Gallery & Pottery and see pots being fired

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