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Virginia & Truckee Railroad’s Bob Gray dies at 97
Virginia & Truckee Railroad’s Bob Gray dies at 97

April 17, 2019

Bob Gray, who brought the defunct Virginia & Truckee Railroad back to life and spent 40-plus years restoring it, died April 3 in Orinda, California. He was 97. Gray’s love affair with the historic railroad...



DONALD FAGAN

April 16, 2019

DONALD FAGAN, 79, of Carson City passed away April 15, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.



Senate votes to give governor more power over appointees
Senate votes to give governor more power over appointees

April 18, 2019

The Senate has unanimously approved a bill giving the governor full power to remove his appointees from office. SB14 was approved 21-0 and forwarded to the Assembly for consideration. Sen. James Ohrenschall, D-Las Vegas, said...



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...


Nevada lobbyist accused of false statements at hearing

April 18, 2019

A policy director from a free-market organization has accused a Nevada lobbyist of making false statements while testifying in front of lawmakers earlier this year. A complaint filed by Robert Fellner with the Nevada Policy...



Carson City gets first look at Bank Saloon
Carson City gets first look at Bank Saloon

April 16, 2019

Carson City came out Monday to get a first look at the Bank Saloon. That’s the new — and old — name of Jack’s Bar, the long-shuttered stone building made at the corner of 5th...








Sheep begin grazing 2,000 acres in Carson City
Sheep begin grazing 2,000 acres in Carson City

April 15, 2019

Borda Land & Sheep Company is releasing 773 ewes and 1,040 lambs to graze roughly 2,000 acres of Carson City hills to reduce weeds and fuel as part of the city’s work to prevent fires....


Rewrite of abortion law passes Nevada Senate
Rewrite of abortion law passes Nevada Senate

April 16, 2019

The Nevada Senate has passed a bill that seeks to rewrite the state’s abortion laws. Bill sponsor Democratic Sen. Yvanna Cancela says the legislation would bring the state’s informed consent laws for abortion in line...


1872 Reno time capsule contains Carson City mint

April 17, 2019

RENO — Artifacts recovered from an 1872 time capsule stashed in the cornerstone of a demolished Masonic lodge in Reno include silver dollars minted in Carson City and San Francisco, and a piece of wood...