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Sunday snowstorm could affect Monday commute

Lows in the 20s are likely for Carson City on Sunday, while highs are expected to remain below freezing.

Comma Coffee temporary closed for health violations

Comma Coffee in downtown Carson City has temporary closed its doors following suspension of its license by the Carson City and Douglas County Public Health Regional Partnership.

Pot shops in north Carson City greenlighted by planning commissioners

The question of whether to allow marijuana retail stores and medical dispensaries along a section of North Carson Street will now head to the Carson City Board of Supervisors.

Retired Carson City engineer Robb Fellows recognized for watershed work

Carson City Public Works Director Darren Schulz said his now-retired colleague, Robb Fellows, knows how every drop of water travels through the community. “A drop of rain would fall somewhere in Carson, and you could ask Robb, and he could tell you how that drop of water would travel to get to the river,” Schulz told the Appeal. “He knows how water flows through this city like no one else.”

New smoke shop near Carson High raises questions about tobacco laws

A new vape and tobacco shop in a strip mall north of the Carson High School baseball field has raised questions about regulations regarding nicotine products and schools. “I bring my daughter to school in the mornings, and there it was,” said Carson City resident Jerome Lala. “It’s an inappropriate place to put a vape store.”

Three juveniles in custody, one in critical condition, following Tuesday night shooting

Three juveniles are in custody, one juvenile remains in critical condition in Reno, and investigators believe drugs could be the motive in a Tuesday night shooting in east Carson City.

Pot location requirements, multifamily development up for planning commission

The Planning Commission will evaluate a request to allow marijuana retail stores in north Carson on Wednesday.

8 Carson City businesses fail alcohol compliance checks

36 businesses were subjected to an alcohol server compliance check.

Supervisors OK homeless funding, new fire station

Supervisors voted unanimously to allocate $222,397 toward goals in the Carson City Housing Plan.

Mayor discusses past and future ahead of State of the City

Lori Bagwell says she intends to run for reelection in 2024.

Supervisors to consider homeless plan funding

On the table are $1.16 million to support the Carson City Housing Plan.

Carson City joins pilot tourism development project

Carson City will be creating a long-term plan for greater tourism appeal that also includes Carson Valley and Virginia City.

Fed money set for school-zone streets in Carson

Streets near Carson Middle School and Bordewich Bray Elementary will be addressed.

Former Carson Pines tenant: 'I am literally in survival mode'

Carson City code enforcement officers posted a notice barring entry onto the second floor.

Supervisors appoint 3 to Cultural Commission

The Cultural Commission is charged with overseeing public art and cultural issues.

City offers drop-off for damaged trees as storms continue

More storms are expected this weekend through Wednesday.

Supervisors approve dog policy for city parks

Policy sets where dogs are allowed in 8,000 acres of parks, trails and open space.

More snow forecast as Carson assesses damage from last storm

A winter storm warning for the greater Sierra region is in effect until Friday.

Supervisors to review jail report, committee appointments, dog policy

Supervisors will be busy at their Thursday meeting.

Carson’s new and returning elected officials sworn in for new terms

It was a packed house Friday in First Judicial Court in Carson City as newly elected public servants were sworn in by District Court Judges James T. Russell and James Wilson. “Public service is a responsibility to be taken very seriously,” Russell told those attending the brief ceremony.

Carson City talking about Master Plan update

Every year it is reviewed, and, according to the city’s own strategic plan, it will need an update by 2025.

Carson City gets its piece of $1.7 trillion spending bill

$1.1 million for south Carson Redevelopment Area No. 2.

New trail: Start in Carson, end in British Columbia

The Capital to Tahoe Trail will connect to the Tahoe Rim Trail and, by extension, the Pacific Crest Trail.

More than 300 apartments approved for Lompa Ranch area in Carson City

The 24-acre site lies west of Airport Road, east of Intestate 580 and south of Menlo Drive.

CTH expands apprentice program to address nurse shortage

According to CTH, the apprentice program increases “the likelihood of retention.”

Planning commissioners OK care facility in north Carson City

The assisted-living care facility would include a trio of three-story residential towers.

Carson City right of way map to ‘streamline’ records

Transportation officials are developing a comprehensive GIS map of the city’s right of way.

Planning commission to ‘correct’ old Carson City hospital site

Carson City planning commissioners have more than a dozen agenda items to review Tuesday.

Supervisors approve annual financial report

Also, Carson City’s bond rating was recently upgraded.

Retiring Carson City clerk recommends change to office

Aubrey Rowlatt recommended the public administrator’s office be separated from the clerk-recorder’s office.

Carson City health office hosts AIDS art exhibit

“We have to understand that for 40 years, people have been struggling with this.”

Carson City supervisors to review financial report

The Board of Supervisors meet Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the community center.

New affordable housing project slated for Carson

Developers of a 126-unit affordable housing project in north Carson are moving forward.

Carson City District Attorney details priorities for new term

Jason Woodbury was returned to office for his third term.

Carson City health reports increase in RSV cases

There were 49 reported cases of RSV the week of Nov. 27 through Dec. 3.

O’Neill embraces bipartisanship but cautions on budget

The new state Assembly minority leader will be facing a Democratic majority when the Legislature convenes in February.

Empty Bowls fundraiser draws community support

The event is a celebration of art and a chance to help those in need.

Carson City home market ‘trying to find its balance’

There were 36 closed sales in October, down 50 percent from the previous year.

Holiday with a Hero fundraisers set Friday and Dec. 10

HWAH will host its annual shopping event for upward of 200 Carson City School District students on Dec. 14.

Carson sheriff committed to officer camera program

“After a big incident, we’ll watch the film and go over it together."

Supervisors consider rate hike for city dump

Operators are proposing to raise $1 million a year for capital improvements and operations.

Carson Mall ready for Small Business Saturday

Virginia City offering a full holiday schedule

The businesses have been gearing up for the holiday shopping season.

New north Carson store offers array of gift ideas

Top Music, Arts, and Beyond has guitars, art supplies and home décor.

NDOW: raccoons In Carson storm drains normal

Raccoons have been slipping down the storm drains on the west side of Carson City

Carson City's FISH transport car vandalized

The 1986 Honda Accord is used to transport clients in emotional crisis.

Zero emission plan ‘important step’ for Carson public transit

Transportation officials are eyeing a zero-emission electrified future, at least for public transit.

New business owners imagine a midtown and beyond

The partners envision a dynamic marketplace with changing inventories and special events.

Carson City supervisors certify election results

Supervisors unanimously certified the results of the Nov. 8 general election.

Supervisors recognize deputy district attorney union

The Carson City Deputy District Attorney Association is now a bargaining unit.

Lennar sales office in Carson City OK’d

Planning commissioners unanimously approved a special use permit for a temporary sales office.