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Carson City Ormsby House back on the market

October 16, 2019

The project proposed at the Ormsby House will not close escrow on Thursday. “I received a cancellation from the buyer on Thursday of last week and that the Ormsby House is back on the market,”...


Is Joe Conforte dead? Online sources indicate he is

July 26, 2019

Joe Conforte, the colorful, controversial brothel operator who ran the Mustang Ranch east of Reno but fled the U.S. more than two decades ago to avoid prison, has reportedly died. Unconfirmed reports say he died...





11 reasons why people moved to Carson City

July 17, 2017

Following up on the Top 10 ways to know you’re a Carson City local, it’s quite evident that folks love this town. However, we also realized falling in love with Carson City goes beyond the...




Buyer reveals plans for Ormsby House in Carson City

September 25, 2019

A proposal from the potential buyer of the Ormsby House further details his ideas for the historic downtown property, including seven floors of residences with medical care, closure of one block of Curry Street and,...


The wild history of the ghost town of Rio Tinto

October 9, 2019

Perhaps the most interesting thing about the Northern Nevada ghost town of Rio Tinto is its unusual backstory. Located about three and a half miles southwest of Mountain City (about 30 miles north of Elko)...


A crystal clear reason to take this short hike

June 11, 2009

It’s not always the length of the hike that matters. Sometimes, it’s what is at the end of a trek that’s interesting. The Crystal Mine near Verdi is one of those special hikes. At the...


Double Decker food truck calls Carson City home

March 31, 2019

Carson City residents may have seen a large double-decker bus in town recently. It’s a new British- and American-themed food truck opened by owner Billy Lavelle. The Bus Boy Mobile Cuisine bus serves customers with...


One dead in 3-vehicle crash in Carson City Tuesday night

September 11, 2019

One person was killed and several others injured Tuesday in a three-car crash at Airport Road and U.S. 50 in Carson City. Trooper Hannah DeGoey said investigators are still sorting out exactly what happened but...


Obituary: Donna Asp

May 11, 2010

Donna Asp, 48, of Dayton died May 9, 2010 at Evergreen Health and Rehab Center.  She was born May 9, 1962, in Reno to Vernon and Mildred (Smith) Calhoun. She is survived by her husband...


Q&A: More lenient lice policies bug some parents

November 8, 2013

WASHINGTON — Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads. “Lice is icky, but it’s not dangerous,” says...




Frank Hernandez

September 11, 2006

A rosary will be said for Frank Hernandez, 67, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 37 N. West St. in Yerington. A funeral Mass will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the...


The rise and fall of Carson City’s Chinatown

October 2, 2008

In the shadow of the State Capitol Building just to the east of the Supreme Court stands a monument to Carson City’s former Chinese residents. North of the Third Street exit to the state printing...