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Searches find nobody in damaged University of Nevada dorm

July 6, 2019

Thorough searches of a mostly empty University of Nevada, Reno, dormitory that was heavily damaged by an explosion found nobody inside and all students accounted for, officials said Saturday. The cause of the Friday explosion...


Reno Police: 1 killed, 3 wounded in shooting

July 6, 2019

RENO — Reno police say one person is dead and three others wounded following a shooting Friday night. No identities or information about the circumstances of the shooting were released immediately and police said in...


Fatal collision closes Highway 50 at Tahoe

June 13, 2019

Rescuers are on the scene of a collision with at least one fatality on Highway 50 at Roundhill this morning. The Nevada Highway Patrol reported the collision has closed Highway 50 in both directions between...



Brush fire in Mason Valley

June 10, 2019

Today, the Yerington/Mason Valley Fire Protection District was dispatched to the River Split Ranch, 688 Highway 208, for a reported private property brush fire. MVFPD arrived on scene to find 4-5 acres of heavy brush...


Series of earthquakes reported in northern Nevada, California

June 6, 2019

Friday morning update: The quakes continued throughout the night, especially in the Virginia City area. Original Story: A swarm of earthquakes hit Northern California and Nevada Thursday night. The Nevada Seismological lab reported multiple earthquakes,...


Sparing a dime most valuable at Memorial Day ceremony

May 29, 2019

FERNLEY — Ordinarily, a dime left on a headstone is a message to a deceased person’s family that someone who served with that person visited the grave. It meant something much different for the family...


Thomas to talk about Cavemen, The Crusades

May 8, 2019

Mike Thomas will take attendees back in time during his free May presentations at Western Nevada College’s Jack C. Davis Observatory. On Friday, Thomas will talk about “The Crusades,” when Christians and Muslims repeatedly waged...


Appeal publisher at Carson City Democratic Luncheon

May 2, 2019

Nevada Appeal publisher Rob Galloway will be the featured speaker at Monday’s Democratic luncheon. He also serves as group publisher of The Tahoe Tribune in South Lake Tahoe, The Record-Courier in Minden and The Lahontan...


Two Carson City JAC public workshops set

April 25, 2019

Two public workshops are being held to talk about the Jump Around Carson bus system. On April 29, Carson Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is holding a workshop for JAC stakeholders to discuss current planning efforts...


Single lane closures on Highway 50 in east Carson City

April 24, 2019

Single lane closures will take place on U.S. 50 in east Carson City Sunday morning as the Nevada Department of Transportation repairs a section of roadway median barrier damaged in a crash. The left lanes...


Fireworks in April on Friday in Carson City

April 24, 2019

Enjoy fireworks in April at the Mounted Patrol Night Sensory Firework Training on Friday. The exercise will begin around 7 p.m. at the Fuji Park Fairgrounds rodeo area. Attendees must park in the rodeo entrance...




Dayton schools lock-in caused by employee with pellet gun

April 10, 2019

UPDATE, 3:39 p.m., Wednesday Lyon County School District released a statement Wednesday after a precautionary lock-in was lifted at Dayton Elementary, Intermediate and High schools that the individual seen near the sites was a Lyon...


Carson City Library kicks off ‘Capital City Reads’

April 4, 2019

The Carson City Library invites everyone in Carson City to participate in a community read of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel for the library’s annual Capital City Reads program during the month of...