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Carson City Schools on 2-hour delay Friday

January 16, 2020

From the Carson City School District: Due to winter related conditions, all schools in the Carson City School District will begin 2-hours later than their usual start time, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.  All Pre-K and...



Winter weather advisories run through Thursday

January 13, 2020

RENO — The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a series of winter weather advisories and watches up and down the Sierra’s eastern front as a series of storms make their way into the...


Lyon County School officials: There is no active shooter

December 11, 2019

Lyon County Schools public information officer Erika Cowger told the Nevada Appeal at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday that there is no active shooter at Dayton High School. Social media reports are false. 12:36 p.m. statement...


Dayton well site under investigation

December 5, 2019

The Lyon County Utilities Department on Tuesday discovered a note that threatened the sanctity of a well site in the Dayton water service area. Utilities staff notified the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office and a criminal...





New lane to open on U.S. 50 near Stagecoach Wednesday

November 12, 2019

On Wednesday, a new eastbound lane will open on U.S. 50 in the Stagecoach area as part of a Nevada Department of Transportation project to widen the highway. Since June, both directions of traffic on...







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,...