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Carson City Library debuts virtual reality

February 19, 2018 — Bepsy Strasburg was out running errands Friday afternoon when she stopped by the Carson City Library. While there, she took a trip around the world and through time and space — visiting a family in India, walking with dinosaurs and tripping through the stars —

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Past Pages for Thursday, Feb. 20, 2018

February 19, 2018 — 150 Years Ago Narrow Escape from Fire: A frame house situated near the Warm Springs Hotel, and occupied by Mrs. Cossett, came near being destroyed by fire night before last — a badly mounted stove-pipe being the cause. The danger was seen by some of

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Letters to the editor for Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018

February 19, 2018 — Republican Party sinking in hypocrisy The Republicans like to call themselves the "Party of Law and Order." How quickly they responded to the movement "Black Lives Matter" with "Blue Lives Matter." "Mr. Recusal" himself is referred to as "Maximum Sentence" Sessions. But that's where it

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Nevada’s Heller warming to Trump before primary

February 19, 2018 — LAS VEGAS — When Ivanka Trump assembled a group of Republican senators at her tony Washington home last fall, the guest list included one particularly notable name. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada had been publicly chided by President Donald Trump months earlier and had, at

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‘Love Letters’ coming to Carson City

February 19, 2018 — Proscenium Players Inc. (PPI) is celebrating Valentine's Day all over again this weekend with three performances of "Love Letters." The A.R. Gurney two-person play follows the lifelong friendship of Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner through the letters they exchange through school and war

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The Popcorn Stand: She should have seen it coming

February 19, 2018 — So I read recently about a Maryland woman who says she's a psychic who has been in court for scamming people — multiple times. Of course the old joke all of us tell when something like that happens is you would think she would have

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Monday, Feb 19: Expect snow showers throughout the day

February 19, 2018 — Snow has returned this past weekend, bringing Carson City anywhere from half an inch to two inches of snow on the ground. "The reason we have the snow and it's so cold and windy right now is due to a strong cold front that came

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Sam Bauman: How much booze is safe?

February 19, 2018 — I never questioned how much alcohol was safe for me when I moved from high school to college days. Alcohol was common at almost every social event (religious outings excepted). So I imbibed cheerfully, taking free beverages when offered, rarely thinking of how much the

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John R. Bullis: Innocent spouse relief isn’t always granted

February 19, 2018 — Mindy Lessard was married to Mr. Tomko in 2013 and they filed a joint tax return. However, two items of income weren't reported on the return. There was $14,936 of cancellation of debt income that was his and $20,502 of distributions to him from his

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Signups for spring flag football

February 19, 2018 — Signups are now underway for the 2018 Carson City Talents NFL Spring Flag Football League. The co-ed league is for ages 10-13. Cost is $90 and $60 for coaches' players. Cost includes a reversable jersey, flags, insurance and officials. League play is scheduled to begin

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JoAnne Skelly: Weather and climate in Nevada

February 19, 2018 — Gardeners pay attention to weather and hopefully are also aware of Nevada's climate. What's the difference? I'm sitting here watching a front blow through. The trees are wildly waving, the sky is overcast and it's snowing in the mountains. That's weather. Climate, on the other

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Get Healthy Carson City: Credit education: What is your credit worthiness?

February 19, 2018 — Credit scoring is a system used to help creditors determine whether to provide you credit, how much credit to offer you, and the terms of your credit repayment. When you apply for any type of credit, such as a loan or credit card, your credit

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Heart valve disease an insidious threat to health

February 19, 2018 — Thursday marks the second annual National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. I urge everyone to educate themselves on this common, yet little-known disease. Heart valve disease (HVD) occurs when one or more heart valves do not work properly. This disease reduces blood flow, and can

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Greg Dill: Medicare can help protect your eyesight

February 19, 2018 — Are you at risk for glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes loss of vision — usually side vision — by damaging the optic nerve, which sends information from your eyes to your brain. Some forms of glaucoma don't have any symptoms, so you

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Myriad of services offered at free health clinic in Carson City

February 19, 2018 — A medical, vision and dental clinic is coming to Carson City to offer depression and diabetes screenings, dental cleanings, fillings and extractions, eye exams and a host of other health services — all at no cost to those who participate. Organized by the Carson City

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Thomas Craig Burton

February 19, 2018 — July 14, 1959 ~ February 16, 2018 Thomas Craig Burton, 58, of Fallon, NV passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018 due to natural causes. Thomas was born on July 14, 1959 in Schurz, NV to Sarah Birchum and James Burton. He was a graduate

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Alvin “Bud” Byron Smith

February 19, 2018 — March 30, 1933 – February 18, 2018 Alvin "Bud" Byron Smith, 84, of St. George, UT, passed away peacefully on February 18, 2018. He was born March 30, 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Erma E. Jones and Joseph Byron Smith. He met Marilyn

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Easter and Pet Parade returning to Virginia City March 31

February 19, 2018 — Virginia City's annual Easter and Pet Parade will once again march down C Street when it returns at noon on March 31. The family event encourages all to participate or watch the fun. Prizes will be awarded for best bonnet or hat, best children's entry,

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Arizona Senate candidate Joe Arpaio tells Nevada’s lawmakers they need to support President Trump

February 19, 2018 — During his 24 years as sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., that encompasses Phoenix, former lawman Joe Arpaio gained a reputation as "America's Toughest Sheriff." Not only in Arizona but also across the United States, people either loved or hated the 85-year-old former sheriff for the

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Carson City Symphony hosting music recital with cellist Stephen Framil

February 19, 2018 — The Carson City Symphony Association is presenting "Music by Cellist-Composers," an evening of music, conversation, wine, and dessert, at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at a Carson City home, 2662 Danielle Drive. The recital will introduce — or reacquaint — music lovers with critically acclaimed

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