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Busy week ahead for Carson City supervisors

June 16, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors has a busy week ahead. The board convenes briefly on Tuesday at 9 a.m. to accept the canvass of the vote for the 2018 primary election last week. And on Thursday it holds a joint meeting with the Carson City School

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Charters of Freedom monument dedicated in Carson City

June 14, 2018 — Carson City officials and citizens gathered on Thursday to dedicate the Charters of Freedom Monument. The monument consists of actual-size replicas of the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, and is installed in the Carson City Court House plaza.

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Historic Jack’s Bar in Carson City sells; Nevada Builders Alliance purchases landmark for $300,000

June 14, 2018 — A long-vacant historic landmark of downtown Carson City has been sold. Jack's Bar, at the corner of Carson and 5th streets, and across the street from the Nevada Legislature and the Ormsby House, has been purchased by the Nevada Builders Alliance for $300,000. "This is

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Carson City audit report issues one recommendation

June 13, 2018 — Carson City's grants management is in good shape, according to the city's internal auditor. A review of 10 grants resulted in only one recommendation to ensure everyone who handles grants has proper training, Mark Steranka, partner, Moss Adams LLP, told the Audit Committee on Tuesday.

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It’s official: Carson City officials elected during the primary

June 12, 2018 — Carson City's local primary held no suspense Tuesday. Six candidates were on the ballot unopposed. Justice of the Peace Department 1 Tom Armstrong, Ward 3 Supervisor Lori Bagwell, Assessor David Dawley, Treasurer Gayle Robertson, and District Attorney Jason Woodbury were all re-elected. Aubrey Rowlatt, chief

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Carson City area has plenty of Epic trails to offer

June 12, 2018 — When Epic Rides' Carson City Off-Road riders hit the trails this weekend they'll be racing a new trail and riding another that's significantly improved. The new trail for the third annual mountain bike race is the 4-mile Marlette Flume Trail, made available by the Humboldt-Toiyabe

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The Union celebrates first anniversary in Carson City

June 8, 2018 — The Union served up some barbecue and cocktails to celebrate its one-year anniversary on Friday and the opening of its patio, The Union Backyard. "The first year was what we expected and more. It's been really fun," said Mark Estee, who with partners Mark Trujillo,

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Wells Fargo closing one Carson City branch

June 8, 2018 — Wells Fargo plans to close its Capitol Center branch on Stewart Street on Sept. 12. "This is not an easy decision or one that we take lightly. We continually evaluate our branch network, and make adjustments based on customer use, market factors, economic trends and

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Carson City supervisors OK 2nd phase of wastewater project

June 7, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved three contracts for the second phase of construction at the Water Resource Recovery Facility. The board approved a construction contract not to exceed $7.98 million with K.G. Walters Construction Co., a design contract not to exceed $744,259 with

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Multi-Athletic Center in Carson City on target for revenue

June 5, 2018 — The Parks and Recreation Commission on Tuesday received updates from department staff on usage at Carson City's Multi-Athletic Center and the city's upcoming summer camp program for kids. Supervisor Lori Bagwell, who sits on the commission, requested the item on the MAC. "The reason I

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Carson City starts weed abatement

June 4, 2018 — Weed abatement on Carson City's open space and city-owned parks started last week with a contracting crew spraying selected areas. The bad news is heavy precipitation means more weeds. The good news is they should be easier to eradicate this year. "There was a lot

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Waste water treatment plant before Carson City supervisors

June 2, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors on Thursday will be voting to approve the contract for the next phase of construction at Carson City's waste water treatment plant. K.G. Walters Construction Co., the contractor on the first phase, is the lowest responsive bidder on the project, which

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Carson City manager moving into marijuana

June 1, 2018 — Nick Marano left his job as Carson City manager on Friday headed for one of Nevada's newest industries. "Although I'm leaving city government, I'm not leaving the city," said Marano. "I'm moving onto be the market president of a cannabis company, GTI Nevada. It's a

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Respite volunteers needed in Carson City

May 31, 2018 — Respite work is about more than giving caregivers a break. "It has given me a purpose and something to do," said Linda Klomp, a respite volunteer with Nevada Rural Counties Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Klomp works with two clients suffering from Alzheimer's disease and

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Carson City Planning Commission recommends 659 residential building allocations in 2019

May 30, 2018 — The Planning Commission on Wednesday went with staff guidance and voted to recommend the Board of Supervisors pass a growth management ordinance allowing 659 residential building allocations in 2019. The commission convenes as the Growth Management Commission each year to discuss and recommend how many

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Carson City Cultural Commission decides on special event funds

May 29, 2018 — The Cultural Commission on Tuesday made its special events funding recommendation that will go to the Board of Supervisors for approval. The commission met earlier this month to hear presentations and score applications for 11 events from nine arts organizations vying for $32,000 in available

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Animal control truck donated to Carson City humane society

May 29, 2018 — Carson City's Nevada Humane Society animal shelter is getting a new animal control truck thanks to the ongoing work of Carson Animal Services Initiative (CASI). Friday, CASI will unveil the new vehicle at a breakfast celebration open to the public starting at 8 a.m. at

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Carson City Planning Commission to look at growth ordinance

May 28, 2018 — Despite a flurry of building activity, residential development this year should fall below the cap Carson City puts on growth. The Planning Commission this week will take up the growth management ordinance, its annual action limiting the number of residential building permit entitlements and commercial

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‘Day of reflection’ | 200 people pay tribute during Carson City’s Memorial Day ceremony

May 28, 2018 — More than 200 people gathered at Carson City's Lone Mountain Cemetery on Monday to honor fallen servicemen and women during a Memorial Day ceremony. The annual event included the presentation of colors by the Carson City Division U.S. Sea Cadet Corps, a rendition of "Amazing

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Food wholesaler opening in Carson City

May 24, 2018 — A food wholesaler for restaurants is opening a location in the strip mall at Carson Street and Fairview Drive. Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice plans to open its 65th location in about 16,300 square feet of space next door to Office Depot. The Portland, Ore.,

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