January 25, 2018 — Rachel Lindgren considers herself to be more of a dog person, but it was her knowledge of cats that helped keep her winning streak on Jeopardy! going. The Carson City native, a 2009 Carson High graduate who now lives in Bend, Ore., ran her winning
January 23, 2018 — Jim Sursely lost both of his legs and his left arm on Jan. 11, 1969, when he stepped on a land mine while serving in the Army in Vietnam. Just a week removed from that anniversary, it still could be an emotional time for Sursely.
January 18, 2018 — Jim Sursely lost both of his legs and his left arm on Jan. 11, 1969, when he stepped on a land mine while serving in the Army in Vietnam. Just a week removed from that anniversary, it still could be an emotional time for Sursely.
December 28, 2017 — Chuck Slavin is on a mission to bring the documents that shaped this nation to a permanent display in Carson City. Slavin hopes to have a monument displaying this nation's three major founding documents — the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of
December 13, 2017 — I didn't know there was actually a debate when it came to candy corn. I was just under the assumption like me, EVERYBODY hated candy corn. But to my astonishment there are actually people who like candy corn. While candy corn is more identified with
November 15, 2017 — DAYTON — ne plus ultra loosely translated in Latin means there is no reason to go further. But when it comes to ultra running, Calvin Dutton is just getting warmed up. Dutton celebrated his 60th birthday on Wednesday by running 60 miles. His 60-mile run
October 31, 2017 — Just get to game five and somehow and some way the Carson High volleyball team will figure out how to get it done. The Senators are now 6-for-6 in five-game matches this year, coming back for a 25-18, 20-25, 23-25, 25-23, 15-12 win over Spanish
October 9, 2017 — After an active and successful spring and summer it's now time for Carson City's Sage Donnelly to get nasty. And eventually, Donnelly hopes her odyssey takes her to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The 17-year-old Donnelly will leave on Saturday to train in
September 1, 2017 — There's always been that sound when one walks into Jan's Tropics and Elegant Pooch. That sound of fish tanks percolating. But after 53 years, that sound will come to an end. A Carson City institution for more than five decades, Jan's Tropics and Elegant Pooch
June 17, 2017 — Richard Doede actually turned 90 on April 2, but who's counting? "I'm 90-plus," Doede said. When asked Monday afternoon after finishing his workout routine at the Carson City Community Center on how he felt to be 90, Doede said, "The same way I feel getting
May 17, 2017 — The Carson City School District is still in strong financial shape, but a troubling trend of having a deficit over the last couple of years has raised concerns. Carson City's School District Board unanimously, although a bit reluctantly, approved a $63.5 million budget for the
May 9, 2017 — It's not about yourself, but belief in yourself. That was the theme as graduates from Silver State High School received their diplomas Wednesday at the school's Performing Arts Center. Salutatorian Noah Shek said his time at Silver State showed him what was important wasn't about
April 27, 2017 — For Aubrey Kelch when it comes to his life, it's really been a case of one small step for man and one unconventional leap after another for mankind. Kelch, 87, is retired and now lives in Carson City with his wife, Alice, an accomplished artist.
February 3, 2017 — Yes, Tom Andreasen coached the Carson High boys basketball team to the 1975 state title, one of just many of his accomplishments in his athletic, coaching and teacher career. But that's not why the court at Carson High's Morse Burley Gym has been named in
January 26, 2017 — The Carson City School Board dealt with more than $20 million in capital projects during its meeting on Tuesday. During the meeting, the board heard about its sale of a $15 million bond approved by voters that went better than expected and approved $6 million
October 20, 2016 — One of Tom Tarulli's reasons for retiring from the Carson City Fire Department was simple. "This is 38 years," he said. "I had accomplished what I set out to do." Tarulli's retirement became official near the end of September after 38 years of service. Tarulli
September 29, 2016 — Ian Hill, who operates and is the head coach of Western Nevada College's club soccer teams, talks about what it's typically like for anyone beginning a new program as he oversees practice for his men's program at John L. Harvey Field on the WNC campus.
September 15, 2016 — Charles Adams is on a mission. People know about Muhammad Ali, the boxer. But Adams wants to make sure people know about Muhammad Ali, the man, the humanitarian. Or as Adams puts it, "what I call Ali the man, rather than Ali the boxer." Adams
August 20, 2016 — Senator Al Franken of Minnesota, known for his political satire and his time on "Saturday Night Live" before entering office, took his best comedic shots at Donald Trump while supporting Democrats during a rally held in Carson City on Saturday. Franken attended the rally held