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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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Paulson Carson City’s new city manager

December 7, 2018 — Nancy Paulson is Carson City's new city manager. The Board of Supervisors on Thursday directed staff to craft a two-year contract for Paulson, who has been serving as the interim city manager since Nick Marano left midyear. The board spent some time interviewing Paulson for

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Carson City’s Jack’s Bar to become Bank Saloon

December 4, 2018 — The renovation of Jack's Bar — soon to be renamed the Bank Saloon, a return to its original identity — is moving along. Aaron West, CEO, Nevada Builders Alliance, which bought the Carson City icon and is rehabilitating it, gave a presentation on the project

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Silver & Snowflakes kicks off Christmas in Carson City

November 30, 2018 — Santa Claus, the Grinch and his dog, Max, all arrived in time to help Carson City celebrate the 30th Annual Silver & Snowflakes Festival of Lights on Friday at the Capitol building. As Santa handed out candy canes and the Grinch and Max danced along,

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Carson City water, sewer funds mostly meeting goals

November 30, 2018 — The Utility Finance Oversight Committee reviewed the year-end results for the water, sewer, and stormwater funds, which are mostly meeting their financial goals. Both the water and stormwater funds fell short on their debt to equity ratio goal due to bonds issued for major projects.

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2 Carson City developments move forward, 2 delayed

November 29, 2018 — Plans for two major developments in Carson City moved forward at the Planning Commission on Wednesday while two other big projects faced delays. The commission recommended to the Board of Supervisors a zoning map amendment and tentative subdivision map to build 270 single-family houses on

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Carson City Culture and Tourism Authority selects executive director

November 29, 2018 — Carson City Culture and Tourism Authority selected David Peterson as its next executive director. "This is such a unique and wonderful opportunity for me. To focus all my energy on one city is going to be amazing and to build off the great work that

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Carson City garbage contract has change for illegal dumping

November 23, 2018 — Carson City's new waste management contract will include a requirement for the vendor to pick up illegally dumped trash. Discarded garbage is found off Carson City roads and open space on a weekly basis. Currently, staff from the city's code enforcement or Parks, Recreation and

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Hearing for controversial Vintage project delayed

November 21, 2018 — Vintage at Kings Canyon, the controversial westside development approved in 2016 but stalled since, is delayed again. The planned unit development was scheduled to go before the Planning Commission on Nov. 28, but the action on the agenda item is to continue the request to

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Vendor appeals Carson City garbage decision

November 19, 2018 — One of the five vendors that replied to Carson City's request for proposal for waste management services is contesting the city's recent decision. C&S Waste Solutions, represented by the law firm McDonald Carano, sent a notice of appeal to the city, contending the decision was

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RTC recommends South Carson project to supervisors

November 19, 2018 — The Regional Transportation Commission received a preview of the South Carson Street Complete Streets Project. The project is now 30 percent designed and on Wednesday the RTC voted to recommend the Board of Supervisors accept it. The project covers nearly 2.5 miles of Carson Street,

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Supervisors reinstate traffic enforcement program

November 15, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors Thursday voted to reinstate a traffic enforcement program that was dropped in 2011 due to budget cuts. The lone no vote was cast by Supervisor Lori Bagwell, who said she supported the program, but that ongoing programs with recurring costs should

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Power line repair to close Reno freeway this weekend

November 13, 2018 — If you're planning a trip into Reno this weekend, remember to take an alternate route if you plan to travel early in the day. Interstate 580 between U.S. 50/East William Street exit 39 in central Carson City to the Alternate U.S. 395 Bowers Mansion exit

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Carson City supervisors eye traffic enforcement program

November 12, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors on Thursday will vote whether to reestablish the Carson City Sheriff's traffic enforcement program. The program was downgraded and its staff reduced in 2011 due to budget cuts. Between 2004 and 2011, the program helped reduce traffic accidents by 55 percent,

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Panel suggests Carson City narrow downtown improvement plan

November 7, 2018 — The Redevelopment Authority Citizens Committee (RACC) is recommending Carson City narrow its program to assist commercial property owners in rehabbing buildings' exteriors. On Monday, RACC voted to send a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors to limit eligible properties to those portions of redevelopment areas

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Carson High grad provides mountain bike trail at Centennial

November 5, 2018 — Hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians have a new trail in Centennial Park, and next year the Carson Senators mountain bike team will have a place to race, thanks to former student Connor McRae. The Wild Horse Trail is a new three-quarter mile trail accessible from

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Carson City supervisors tab Waste Management for contract talks

November 4, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors on Thursday decided to enter into negotiations with Waste Management of Nevada for Carson City's next trash collection and recycling services contract. After an afternoon of discussion, much of it about the vendor's customer service record, the board determined Waste Management

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Casino Fandango opens convention space

November 2, 2018 — Casino Fandango threw a party Friday to celebrate the opening of its new convention space. The casino has added 7,000 square feet of meeting space, which can be sectioned off into four separate break out rooms, with state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment. The space is nearly booked

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Supes could choose waste management provider

October 26, 2018 — The Board of Supervisors on Thursday could choose Carson City's next waste management provider. The board will be voting whether to select Waste Management of Nevada as providing the best value for collection services. Public Works issued a request for proposal in June, received five

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Mound House residents oppose site expansion

October 25, 2018 — Mound House residents who live near a Carson City asphalt plant on Highway 50 East came out Wednesday to oppose an expansion of the site's operations. In public comment, 10 nearby residents spoke emotionally about suffering from the odor the plant produces and concerns about

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