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Past Pages for April 20-23, 2019
Past Pages for April 20-23, 2019

April 20, 2019

Saturday 150 years ago Presbyterian Church. — Preaching at 11 and 7:30 a temperance meeting will be held. Different ministers will deliver addresses, and all are respectfully invited to attend. 130 years ago At Colfax...


Senator Square: CCAI announces scholarship winners
Senator Square: CCAI announces scholarship winners

April 19, 2019

As a result of Creative Spark, the Student Art Exhibition at the Brick, CCAI is delighted to announce the winners of its $500 Aim scholarships to high school artists and graduating seniors: Jane Fliegler of...


Sorensen to receive Carson City Soroptimist Ruby Award

April 19, 2019

During its lunch meeting on April 24, Carson City Soroptimist will present the Ruby Award to Susan Sorenson, the founder and director of the Northern Nevada Dream Center. The club will also be giving $6,000...


Climate change focus of Carson City Democratic luncheon

April 19, 2019

Hydrogeologist and professional wetland scientist Lori Carpenter will be the featured speaker at the Carson Democrats’ special Earth Day luncheon. Having attended Al Gore’s three-day Climate Reality Leadership Corps training, Carpenter is well prepared to...



Carson City Health Inspections for March 2019
Carson City Health Inspections for March 2019

April 18, 2019

Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for March 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25. A, B or C grades are given based on the inspection score, which starts at...




1872 Reno time capsule contains Carson City mint

April 17, 2019

RENO — Artifacts recovered from an 1872 time capsule stashed in the cornerstone of a demolished Masonic lodge in Reno include silver dollars minted in Carson City and San Francisco, and a piece of wood...


Virginia & Truckee Railroad’s Bob Gray dies at 97
Virginia & Truckee Railroad’s Bob Gray dies at 97

April 17, 2019

Bob Gray, who brought the defunct Virginia & Truckee Railroad back to life and spent 40-plus years restoring it, died April 3 in Orinda, California. He was 97. Gray’s love affair with the historic railroad...


Carson City Community Garden has beds available
Carson City Community Garden has beds available

April 17, 2019

There are still six garden beds available for use this season at the Carson City Community Garden for residents who are interested in growing their own vegetables, herbs and flowers. For 18 years, University of...


A final farewell for a World War II veteran
A final farewell for a World War II veteran

April 17, 2019

FERNLEY — Life aboard an aircraft carrier in the South Pacific provided its own grueling battle of survival, especially during the last two years of World War II when Japanese pilots and soldiers ramped up...


Past Pages for April 17-19, 2019
Past Pages for April 17-19, 2019

April 17, 2019

Wednesday 150 years ago The Ormsby House has been reopened to the public by Mr. Geo. D. Fryer who, henceforth will assume the character of “mine host” in that establishment. The house and all of...


Carson City gets first look at Bank Saloon
Carson City gets first look at Bank Saloon

April 16, 2019

Carson City came out Monday to get a first look at the Bank Saloon. That’s the new — and old — name of Jack’s Bar, the long-shuttered stone building made at the corner of 5th...


Sheep begin grazing 2,000 acres in Carson City
Sheep begin grazing 2,000 acres in Carson City

April 15, 2019

Borda Land & Sheep Company is releasing 773 ewes and 1,040 lambs to graze roughly 2,000 acres of Carson City hills to reduce weeds and fuel as part of the city’s work to prevent fires....



Budget time: Carson City supervisors begin review
Budget time: Carson City supervisors begin review

April 15, 2019

The Board of Supervisors starts reviewing Carson City’s fiscal year 2020 budget on Thursday. In the afternoon session starting at 1:30 p.m., the board will look at the proposed $7.41 million capital improvement program and...


Carson City birth announcements for April 13, 2019

April 14, 2019

To Taryn Schlachta and Logan Ortez of Dayton, Sawyer James Ortez, born March 23, 2019, weighing 7 pounds and 7 ounces. To Kathryn Howell and Steven Luca of Dayton, Ayden Richard Luca, born March 23,...


Upgrade for Long Ranch trail in Carson City set to start

April 14, 2019

The project to upgrade Long Ranch Park trails starts Monday, April 15 and should take about two months, according to Carson City’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space. The $291,392 project will replace pedestrian access ramps...