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Teri Vance: Iconic Red Dog Saloon celebrates anniversary
Teri Vance: Iconic Red Dog Saloon celebrates anniversary

April 20, 2019

Loren and Sue Pursel are celebrating 10 years this week of owning the iconic Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City. While Wednesday marked the official anniversary, the celebration is continuing all week. At 8 p.m....




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...


John Bullis: IRS wrong to deny business meals deduction
John Bullis: IRS wrong to deny business meals deduction

April 19, 2019

The Boston Bruins hockey team provided meals (and lodging) for all team members and the support staff for games they played out-of-town. IRS audited the income tax returns and disallowed the deduction for meals. The...





JoAnne Skelly: Rainwater harvesting is now legal
JoAnne Skelly: Rainwater harvesting is now legal

April 19, 2019

My friend Marie was told recently it was illegal to harvest rainwater in Nevada. She was referring to putting large barrels under gutter downspouts to catch and store water running off a roof. Many people...


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...


Easter Egg Hunts
Easter Egg Hunts

April 19, 2019

The VFW is having an Easter egg hunt at Oats Park on Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. Three age groups: Infant to 4; 5-7 years old; 8-10 years old. Fallon Lions and Kiwanis Club Annual...


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...


Greg Dill: Your Medicare rights and protections
Greg Dill: Your Medicare rights and protections

April 19, 2019

Did you know Medicare has an ombudsman to help you resolve complaints you may have about your healthcare? Congress created the job of Medicare Beneficiary Ombudsman to assist people with Medicare with their inquiries, complaints,...





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...


Get Healthy Carson City: Just drive
Get Healthy Carson City: Just drive

April 18, 2019

This column appears in the Nevada Appeal Wednesday health pages. It addresses topics related to the health of our community. It is Monday morning; you get in the car and start your drive to work....


Nevada Democrats fail to move forward on death penalty ban
Nevada Democrats fail to move forward on death penalty ban

April 18, 2019

Opponents of capital punishment began the Nevada legislative session bolstered by the governor’s general disapproval of the death penalty. But two bills that would have banned the punishment didn’t receive hearings and failed last week...