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Free legal advice offered courtesy of Nevada Legal Services

April 20, 2018 — If you're in the market for a mobile home, consider attending a free presentation covering the ins and outs of mobile home buying from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 2 at the Dayton Valley Branch Library, 321 Old Dayton Valley Road. Know Your Rights:

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Democratic candidates for Nevada’s U.S. Senate seat to be featured at luncheon

April 20, 2018 — The opportunity to get to know the democratic candidates running for the U.S. Senate is being offered thanks to the Douglas County Democratic Women. Through a combination of live and video presentations, candidates will respond to predetermined questions at the club's May 7 luncheon. Attending

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EPA turns Anaconda Copper Mine cleanup over to state

April 20, 2018 — Yerington's Anaconda Copper Mine has been removed from a list of Superfund clean-up sites, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Monday. The mine site was included on the Superfund list in 2016. The list represents sites identified by the regions with concurrence from the

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Horse giveaway on hold near Reno; no takers

April 20, 2018 — RENO — The state of Nevada is reconsidering a proposal to find private owners for nearly 3,000 free-roaming horses under state jurisdiction after no one offered to assume ownership of the mustangs that are at the center of a legal battle. State Agriculture Director Jim

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Share your appreciation for moms with the Nevada Appeal

April 20, 2018 — To the women who taught us right from wrong, the ones who made sure we made it to school before — or nearly before — the first bell, the women who let us lick the bowl and who showed us their strength with seemingly endless

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Guy C. Rasmussen

April 20, 2018 — Guy C. Rasmussen, 81, died April 7, 2018 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

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Cody R. Sherard

April 20, 2018 — Cody R. Sherard, 51, died April 5, 2018 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

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Margaretha H. Koster

April 20, 2018 — Margaretha H. Koster, 100, died April 18, 2018 in Sparks, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

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Celebration of Life for Ann Peoples

April 20, 2018 — Ann was married to her high school sweetheart, Glen Peoples for 49 years. Glen and Ann successfully owned two 7-11 Stores in Carson City for 32 years. Ann lived her life to the fullest. She cherished her daughter Laura and son-in-law Bryan. She loved spending

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Carson City Sheriff’s Office detains three while serving warrant

April 20, 2018 — Three people were detained late Thursday night after Carson City Sheriff's Office entered a Tanglewood Village apartment on Roop Street about 10:30 p.m. Deputies served an arrest warrant after an alleged physical altercation where the victim was treated by paramedics at his residence with burns

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Carson City Board of Supervisors takes up supplemental budget requests

April 19, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors on Thursday took a first swipe at the tentative fiscal year 2019 budget for Carson City, focusing on supplemental budget requests from city departments, and the city's capital improvement program. Carson City's general fund revenue is projected to increase 2.9 percent

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Wildhorse Children’s Theater presenting ‘Junie B. Jones The Musical’

April 19, 2018 — The Wildhorse Children's Theater is bringing back the memories of childhood and the woes of first grade with its production of "Junie B. Jones The Musical." The production, adapted from the popular book series by Barbra Park, follows spunky first-grader Junie B. as she navigates

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You can run but not hide from Carson City Sheriff’s Office

April 19, 2018 — The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. TUESDAY • At 12:11 p.m., a 25-year-old was arrested on a warrant on suspicion of contempt of court after she was pulled over for allegedly talking

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1966 Berkeley High grad led Nevada’s anti-pot charge

April 19, 2018 — Jim Hartman brings a unique perspective to today's 420 celebration of marijuana. A chief opponent of Nevada's legalization of pot for recreational use, Hartman was student body president when he graduated from high school in Berkeley, California, in 1966. The former San Francisco Bay Area

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Recycling program encourages greener Nevada by reducing plastic pollution

April 19, 2018 — In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection's Recycling Program is helping to educate Nevada communities about the threats posed by "plastic pollution" throughout the state, and how to lessen the impact of plastic pollution to Nevada's unique natural

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Kyra Gonzales, 11, sweeps Carson’s Got Talent

April 19, 2018 — Kyra Gonzales, 11, of Carson City, claimed the top prize of $500 at Carson's Got Talent, the regional talent competition benefiting Meals on Wheels Carson City, on Saturday evening. Gonzales, a 5th grader at St. Theresa of Avila Catholic School, danced to "Alive." She's on

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Past Pages for Friday, April 20, 2018

April 19, 2018 — 150 Years Ago There will be a short vacation at the Carson District School, commencing on Monday the 20th, instant. Notice will be given in the Appeal of the day upon which the summer term will begin. The scholars who appear upon the Roll of

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The Popcorn Stand: Attack of Killer Tumbleweeds — and Nicolas Cage

April 19, 2018 — I've been making a lot of references to Nicolas Cage lately, but I can't resist another one. The latest horror movie in which I would like Cage to star in the leading role in which art imitates life is "Attack of the Killer Tumbleweeds." The

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Letters to the editor for Friday, April 20, 2018

April 19, 2018 — Traffic work in recent years has improved city If Patrick McGuire is so concerned about Carson City, he should pay attention to what goes on in the city. The intersection at I-580 and Highway 395 had a traffic signal before I-580 was completed, and the

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Greg Dill: How Medicare covers kidney disease

April 19, 2018 — Did you know one in three American adults is at risk for kidney disease? Major risk factors for kidney disease include diabetes, high blood pressure, a family history of kidney failure, and being age 60 or older. The best way to fight kidney disease is

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