Stories for November 2019

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Saturday, November 30

Senior menus for the week of Dec. 2, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Dec. 2 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive:

Delva Rae Hendrix Schank

Delva Rae Hendrix Schank April 21, 1930 - Nov 27, 2019

2.8 earthquake reported near Indian Hills

A a 2.8 manitude earthquake was reported 3.3 miles east northeast of Indian Hills at 6:11 p.m. Saturday night.

Nevada Wolf Pack falls to UNLV; brawl ensues after game

RENO —The Nevada Wolf Pack’s regular season ended Saturday afternoon with a sidelines-clearing brawl and another stunning loss to the UNLV Rebels that will leave the Fremont Cannon painted red for yet another year.

Carson City’s Downtown 2020 refurbishes Telegraph Square sign

Telegraph Square has a new old sign. The long-standing sign was removed during road construction on Curry Street and has now been refurbished by the Downtown 2020 Group.

Carson City road report for December 2 to December 8, 2019

Road Report as of Wednesday. The following information applies to the period of Dec. 2-8: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work:

Raiders visit Chiefs with AFC West lead hanging in balance

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jon Gruden was asked this week whether he thought his Oakland Raiders were looking ahead to their AFC West showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs when they were walloped by the New York Jets. “No, not with this team,” the Raiders coach replied. “Nuh-uh. No. Uh-uh.”

Carson High wrestling has high hopes for 2019-2020 campaign

Carson High wrestling will start the year with five empty weight classes, but that doesn’t mean any of the Senators’ goals have changed.

Jim Valentine: Time for grateful thanks

It is Thanksgiving time again, the time to put thanks in the foreground of our consciousness. Northern Nevadans have much to be thankful for every day. The scenic splendor of our environs is worthy of daily gratitude as is the pleasantness of our fellow Nevadans, acquaintances or strangers, and the many social and economic opportunities available for those that want them are but a few. The four-season climate allows for a diverse assortment of past times as the seasons come and go.

49ers next team up to try slowing Jackson and Ravens

BALTIMORE — The San Francisco 49ers certainly appear capable of putting the brakes on Lamar Jackson and the high-powered Baltimore Ravens. Then again, that’s what some of the so-called experts said about Seattle, New England, Houston and the Los Angeles Rams. All four of those teams reached the playoffs last year, and each one of them lost by at least two touchdowns to the Ravens (9-2) during their current seven-game winning streak.

Senator Square: Comprehensive Life Skills students make fundraising candles

Everyone has a disability of some kind, but most learn how to cope with or overcome it; however, not everyone with a disability is aware enough to recognize whether or not they even have a physical challenge.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office does not like this type of donut

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Roger Diez: Formula One wraps up racing season

The 2019 racing season draws to a close Sunday, as Formula One holds their finale at Abu Dhabi. This will be the 11th annual race at the desert venue, and Mercedes has been the dominant team, winning the last five outings. Lewis Hamilton leads the driver stats with four wins, three with Mercedes and one with McLaren, while Sebastian Vettel has three victories, all for Red Bull.

Friday, November 29

Mile High Jazz Band presents jazz and poetry in Carson City

The Mile High Jazz Band will be joined by singers Jakki Ford and June Joplin, and by several award-winning poets and readers, for an evening of big-band jazz and poetry on Dec. 10, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., at Comma Coffee.

AG: Transgender inmate ruling could change prison policy

LAS VEGAS — Nevada must comply with a recent federal appeals court ruling requiring that inmates receive state-funded gender confirmation surgery.

Another storm expected Saturday into Monday

A Thanksgiving storm caused snow-covered roadways for Black Friday shoppers in Northern Nevada. The National Weather Service in Reno reported 4 inches in Minden as of Friday morning. Carson City totals were more than 2 inches by Friday afternoon.

If Nevada Wolf pack wins, reward Norvell, Joe Santoro says

Sports fodder... It is time for the Nevada Wolf Pack to show its trust and faith in Jay Norvell. If the Wolf Pack beats the UNLV Rebels on Saturday at Mackay Stadium the university should award Norvell with at least a three-year contract extension sometime before the start of the 2020 season.

Builder says Raiders stadium on track to be finished by July

LAS VEGAS — The $2 billion stadium being built near the Las Vegas Strip for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders is not expected to have a roof in place until April but should be finished in summer.

Wynn Resorts settles with pension funds over sex allegations

RENO — Wynn Resorts agreed Wednesday to accept $41 million from former CEO and chairman Steve Wynn and insurance carriers as part of a settlement stemming from shareholder lawsuits accusing company directors of failing to disclose the casino mogul’s alleged pattern of sexual misconduct.

Wilson to seek another term as Carson City district judge

Judge James Wilson has announced he will run for a third six-year term as a district judge representing the First Judicial District. The district covers the state capital as well as Storey County and is represented by Judges Wilson and Todd Russell.

Thursday, November 28

‘My artists are my family,’ says Carson City gallery owner

Artsy Fartsy gallery owner Jeffery Pace prepared gift boxes last week for artist Denise Jenkins’ silver earrings, specially created with unique stones, fashioned and provided to him. The Minden resident’s craftsmanship, like so many others, could fare well in larger markets on the East Coast or even internationally, Pace says, but she comes to Pace because she believes in his gallery and in Carson City’s family-friendly community.

‘Frozen, Jr.,’ performances set for Carson City

Wild Horse Children’s Theater will present Disney’s “Frozen, Jr.” at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.

9 artists at Carson City exhibition

The Capital City Arts Initiative presents an exhibition, “Faces and Places,” by nine Northern Nevada artists in the Community Center’s Sierra Room, 851 E. William St., Carson City. The exhibition runs from Oct. 28 to Feb. 27, 2020. CCAI will host a reception for the artists from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Sierra Room; the artists will give brief talks about their work at 5:30 p.m.

Carson City Toys for Tots open

Families in need for toys for Christmas are encouraged to call the following hotline phone numbers or Toys for Tots: 775-799-0918 for English or 775-799-0877 for Spanish.

Nevada Natives: Story of Thanksgiving taught in schools ‘a fairy tale they made up’

Michelle McCaulley was frustrated by what she saw. It was about five years ago when McCaulley, a Native music educator, noticed a kindergarten class at an elementary school in Sun Valley reenacting “the first Thanksgiving story.”

Wednesday, November 27

Richard Kuehn

Richard Kuehn age 93, of Carson City, NV passed away on November 25, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry's Funeral Home. 775-882-2644.

Volunteer needed for Carson City schools’ Family Life Committee

The Carson City School District is seeking one more application from a parent to serve as a member on the district’s Family Life Committee. An initial request for four applications was made in October, and the district was able to appoint three new members of the committee; however, the school district is still needing to fill one more seat.

Recipe: A plan for Thanksgiving leftovers, by David Theiss

left·o·ver /ˈleftˌōvər/ noun plural noun: leftovers 1. something, especially food, remaining after the rest has been used or consumed.

Past Pages for November 27 to November 29, 2019

Wednesday 150 Years Ago Roll of Honor: The names of the following pupils appear upon the Roll of Honor for the month of November, 1869: Edward Watkins, Nellie Welch, Annie Martin… The following scholars deserve a special notice on account of unexceptional deportment during the month: Edward Watkins, Nellie Welch, Mary Collins, Emma Gregg, Ada Pixley.

Two from Carson City win ‘Wearable Recyclables’ art contest

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection’s Recycling Program’s 2019 Wearable Recyclables art contest named two winners from Carson City this year among students and adults. Nevadans of all ages participated in the contest for a chance to win prizes, express their creativity and support environmental sustainability.

Pressure defense will be Carson High boys basketball’s M.O.

Last season was a growing year for Carson High boys basketball, but head coach Jordan Glover was quick to point out the work his roster put in over the course of this past offseason.

Child porn suspect arrested in Carson City

One man has been arrested by the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Investigation Division for possession of child pornography, according to a news release from the department.

Nevada Wolf Pack hosts UNLV with Fremont Cannon on the line

The UNLV Rebels will face an invigorated, bold, focused and self-assured Nevada Wolf Pack football team this Saturday.

Fox Brew Pub wins Carson City Battle of the Bars Turkey Drive

Fox Brew Pub, 310 S. Carson St., won the Battle of the Bars Turkey Drive with 52 birds. Ed’s Doghouse, 3300 Airport Road, came in a close second with 46 birds. Crossroad’s Lounge, 300 E. Winnie Lane, and MJ’s Sports Bar, 3679 S. Carson, came in third and fourth place, respectfully. The bars have been collecting turkeys since early November and Saturday night. Captain Mark Cyr, commanding officer of the Salvation Army, serving Carson City and Douglas County went out collecting the turkeys and congratulating the winners.

26 vendors recreate antique mall in Carson City

Reno’s long-lived and much loved Virginia Street Antique Mall closed six months ago and part of it has been reincarnated in Carson City. Redeemed Home Furnishings and Decor on Carson Street is now home to 26 vendors including a handful from the shuttered Reno mall.

I’m not a turkey, but I can gobble

Watson here and tomorrow is my most favorite day of the year, except my birthday, because it’s Thanksgiving. Yes, I’ll be watching football with dad while mom is busy cooking up an incredible feast. I love turkey and gravy, and sometimes I get a homemade roll that I gobble down quickly.

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

Banner Churchill Community Hospital To Cheyenne Gilliland and Russell Lamun Jr., Scarlett Jayde Lamun, born Oct. 29, 2019, weighing 7 pounds and 14 ounces.

Fallon couple keeps active with military issues

Although Ken Paul spent two years on active duty with the U.S. Marines in the early 1970s, he saw the need years later to help Native American veterans, particularly those who had served since Vietnam, when he lived at Pyramid Lake.

Navy celebrates Native Heritage month, contributions

The Navy honors National American Indian Heritage Month in November by celebrating achievements of American Indians and Alaska Natives and recognizing the central role they have played in the nation’s history.

Earl Wilkens Memorial Tournament kicks off wrestling season

What’s becoming the official kickoff to the wrestling season invades Fallon once again this weekend.

CCSO says body of Lyon County man found east of Hazen

The body of a Lyon County man was discovered in the desert east of Hazen on Nov. 19 after his family reported him missing the day before.

Study shows need for library expansion

Churchill County commissioners learned from a presentation at their last meeting on Nov. 20 that library usage is up, according to a study recommending future expansion of the facility that was built in 1967.

Thanksgiving week: food and shopping (and a rivalry)

The Christian Life Center kicked off the holiday week with its annual Thanksgiving dinner on Sunday at the Fallon Convention Center.

Gaming win in Carson City nears $10 million for month

Despite falling nearly 4 percent compared with a year ago, Nevada’s October gaming win still topped $1 billion. This is the sixth time this calendar year that total monthly win has exceeded $1 billion. Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike Lawton said the $1.02 billion in win by non-restricted gaming licensees amounts to a 3.85 percent decrease and the reason was largely Baccarat, which brought in just $56.7 million. That is a 25.7 percent, $19.6 million decrease compared to a year ago.

Tuesday, November 26

Dennis Paul Swain

Dennis Paul Swain December 7, 1944 – November 21, 2019

Sonna Settani

SONNA SETTANI, 70, of Carson City passed away November 17, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Stuart A. Stevens

Stuart A. Stevens, 93, died November 17, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Phillip Farnum

PHILLIP FARNUM, 84, of Carson City passed away November 23, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Maudie Long

MAUDIE LONG, 92, of Carson City passed away November 24, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Pedestrian hit, killed by truck on USA Parkway east of Reno

RENO — The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a truck on the USA Parkway in Storey County east of Reno.

Joe Santoro: The Fremont Cannon returns and it had better stay

As the final seconds ticked off the Sam Boyd Stadium clock on Nov. 24, 2018, Jay Norvell felt he had one last lesson to teach his Nevada Wolf Pack football team.

Nevada Democratic Party spells out caucus plan

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Nevada Democratic Chairman William McCurdy have signed off on plans they say should draw a record number of Democrats to upcoming caucuses and conventions. The plan includes four days of in-person early voting at nearly 80 locations statewide as well as multi-lingual caucus materials and workplace caucus sites to accommodate Nevada’s 24-hour workforce.

Man visits brother’s home, gets arrested, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Sierra Lutheran and Fellowship of Christian Athletes team up for Trees For The Troops

Sierra Lutheran High School and Fellowship of Christian Athletes are partnering to cultivate support for Trees For the Troops, a local effort to generate funds to gift Christmas trees to active military at the Mountain Warfare Training Center (MWTC) in Bridgeport, Calif.

DMV warns people to avoid going to department offices Monday

A spokesman for the Department of Motor Vehicles says people should avoid going to DMV offices this coming Monday.

Jim Valentine: Back up offers work

In a dynamic market there is a lot of competition that requires timely precise action. No matter how quick or good your actions are, however, you can miss out on a property that you want to buy. When that happens all is not lost. Talk to your agent about making a back up offer. Back up offers can be good for buyers and sellers. A back up offer gives the seller a fall back in case something goes wrong in the primary transaction, and it gives buyers hope while they continue to look for other properties. If the primary transaction goes awry the back up buyer and seller can move comfortably into the new transaction and both get what they want, the sale and purchase of the subject property.

Rural health education grants awarded to Nevada

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Nevada more than $717,000 for rural medicine and education projects.

Monday, November 25

Teri’s Notebook: Fundraiser set for Willow Bill

Melissa Maxey first met Willow Bill when her partner, Dan Palmer, was waiting for a liver transplant. They were at a funeral when a mutual friend introduced her to Willow Bill.

Fernley upsets the Greenwave to win state 3A state football championship

CARSON CITY — The last 34 seconds of Saturday’s state 3A championship football seemed like eternity for Fallon.

Nevada Notes: Wolf Pack perfect in 4th quarter at Fresno

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team executed perfectly in the fourth quarter Saturday night at Fresno State. Special teams, defense, offense and coaching all came together as the Wolf Pack flawlessly orchestrated a 35-28 victory over the Bulldogs.

Carson Sheriff's office seeking runaway juvenile

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in attempting to locate a runaway juvenile, Christian Zarate, a 15-year-old male last seen Nov. 18 at his residence in Carson City. Christian is described as 5 feet, 9 inches and 180 pounds. Christian has brown hair and brown eyes. Christian may be in the Carson, Reno or Lake Tahoe area. The public is urged to call the Carson City Sheriff’s office at 775-887-2677 if he is see

Carson City Sheriff looking for missing 15-year-old

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in attempting to locate a runaway juvenile.

Mountain West rankings: Hawaii claims West Division title

The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are going to play for the Mountain West football championship.

Sierra storm could bring 3 feet to high elevations; holiday travel discouraged

NWS is forecasting 8 to 18 inches at lake level, 1 to 2 feet above 7,000 feet and localized amounts up to 3 feet Tuesday through Thanksgiving. Up to 5 inches of snow are forecast in Carson City and valley areas.

Refurbished Telegraph Square sign to be installed in Carson City

The long-standing Telegraph Square sign is now refurbished and about to be reinstalled. Downtown 2020 Group and Mayor Bob Crowell will unveil the updated sign Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. at Telegraph Square, located at Curry and Telegraph streets.

NV Energy Foundation approves community grants

The NV Energy Foundation has awarded $305,000 in grants this quarter to nonprofits that support community needs.

Nevada Parole and Probation Division gets new leader

Anne Carpenter has been appointed chief of the Nevada Parole and Probation Division.

Carson City Republican Women’s Club honors local veterans

Carson City Republican Women’s Club honored 25 veterans at its lunch Tuesday at the Casino Fandango Ballroom. This is the fourth year it has recognized local veterans in the Carson City area and thanked them for their service. In attendance among the veterans, it recognized the oldest U.S. Navy retired veteran, Glenn Tierney, 95, and the youngest Marine veteran, Desmond Muir, 46. A video of military medley songs was displayed along with the military insignia denoting all branches of service.

Sunday, November 24

Carson City birth announcements for November 8 to November 12, 2019

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Courtney and Kevin Grubb of Carson City, Aurora Ann Grubb, born Nov. 8, 2019, weighing 7 pounds and 10 ounces.

Leslie Cain: Winter is coming — begin preparing now

Officially, winter begins on Dec. 22, however since this is Northern Nevada, there is a good chance we will have several very cold days before that date. Since property damage caused from the cold can be costly, here are seven tips to help you get started on proactive winter maintenance tasks:

Friends to All celebrates 20th year of Santa visits for Carson City seniors

Friends to All is dedicated to bringing joy, cheer and friendship to seniors in our community during the holiday season. Since 1999, the group has been working to meet the needs of those with limited financial resources who are homebound or in care centers with little or no family nearby. Each year, an average of 150 to 200 visits are made in the Carson City area.

Carson City public bus system gets $445,000 grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded more than $7.9 million to expand and improve public bus transportation systems in Nevada.

Northern Nevada Development Authority relocates in Carson City

Northern Nevada Development Authority has moved its offices to 308 Curry St., the mixed-use building in downtown Carson City. The move is related to NNDA’s partnership with the Adams Hub of Northern Nevada and the Carson City Library to support existing companies in the region with growth and expansion.

Concerns raised with developer of Andersen Ranch in Carson City

Residents neighboring Andersen Ranch met Friday with a representative of the developer planning to build homes there. About 50 people met with Mike Railey, planning manager, Christy Corp., which recently submitted a tentative map to Carson City for Andersen Ranch Estates, a 203-lot residential development.

Saturday, November 23

Senior menus for the week of Nov. 25, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Nov. 25 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive:

Juanita Hoffert

Juanita Hoffert Sept 20th, 1935 - Nov 18th, 2019

Photos with Santa serves as fundraiser in Carson City

Santa is here and DeBug Computer has him. The business is hosting photos with Santa to benefit Between Horses and Humans, a non-profit organization teaching leadership through horsemanship to children dealing with difficult life situations and personal challenges.

Carson City road report for November 25 to December 1, 2019

Carson City road report as of Nov. 21. The following information applies to the period of Nov. 25 to Dec. 1: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work:

Pioneer High student has heart for working with special needs students

A shining light, a heart for giving and a passion for adventure. This is Charish Creon, November’s Pioneer High School Senior Spotlight student.

Clark County judge to run for open seat on Nevada Supreme Court

Veteran Clark County District Judge Douglas Herndon has announced he will run for the Nevada Supreme Court seat being vacated by Mark Gibbons. Gibbons, currently the longest serving member of the court, has announced plans to retire when his term expires at the end of 2020.

Rookie Maxx Crosby emerging as pass rusher for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden spent much of last season lamenting how difficult it is to find good pass rushers after trading away Khalil Mack.

John Bullis: Correct business records are important

For too many folks that are operating a small business, the need for correct and accurate business records is sometimes put off until “later.” IRS has some publications that spell out the need for correct business records. Each year there are Tax Court cases where part of the problem was poor business records.

Carson City Culture & Tourism Authority updates marketing

Where history lives and adventure awaits. That is one of several new taglines the Culture & Tourism Authority will be using to market Carson City. “We want to be the hub. Adventure awaits is the launch,” said Supervisor Stacey Giomi, who sits on the CTA board. “We can work off the pillars more easily from there.”

Roger Diez: Busch secures second championship

The 2019 season finale at Homestead was the championship final for all three of NASCAR’s touring series, and all three featured repeat champions. On Friday, Matt Crafton scored his third title in the Gander Outdoor Truck series; Saturday’s Xfinity race crowned Tyler Reddick series champ for the second straight year. His two titles were won with different teams, and he has full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup ride with Richard Childress Racing for 2020.

Opponents focusing on stopping 49ers running game

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nobody has been able to do much to stop the San Francisco 49ers this season but apparently opponents are now deciding that taking away the run is the way to go. Opposing defenses have been loading the box the past few weeks to attack the 49ers’ second-ranked rushing attack and force Jimmy Garoppolo to win the game.

Friday, November 22

Ardys Naylor

Ardys Naylor June 11, 1927 ~ Nov. 6, 2019

Charlie Dale

CHARLIE DALE, 73, of Silver Springs passed away November 19, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Game of the Year: Fernley vs. Fallon for the 3A state football title

When Fallon belonged to the Northern AA decades ago, the Greenwave’s major opponents included Yerington, Manogue and Elko.

Nine courts awarded grants for improvements

The Supreme Court’s Administrative Office of the Courts has awarded grants to nine Nevada trial courts to improve access to services, enhance security and provide training.

Senator Square: American Citizen Essay Contest winners announced

The American Citizen Essay winners are in, and they all have one thing in common: cash prizes. This year, the Carson City School District Board of Trustees selected the topic, “An early motto of the United States was e pluribus unum, which means ‘out of many, one,’ so how do we embrace diversity and inclusiveness to come together as one country?”

Harris scores 22 to lift Nevada Wolf Pack past Fordham

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Jalen Harris had 22 points as Nevada got past Fordham 74-60 in the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam on Friday.

Nevada Gov. Sisolak signs order to implement climate goals

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed an executive order directing state agencies to begin the process of meeting the climate goals set in Senate Bill 254 by the 2019 Legislature.

Nevada casino regulators adopt new harassment, bias rules

LAS VEGAS — Nevada casino regulators have adopted new rules against workplace sexual bias.

Carson City Nugget to host free community Thanksgiving on Thursday

One of Carson City’s oldest annual traditions is here. The 62nd Community Thanksgiving Feast is Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Carson Nugget Casino Hotel’s Grand Ballroom.

Dolan Auto Group donates $5,000 to Carson City elementary

The Carson City School District would like to share special thanks to Dolan Auto Group for donating $5,000 to Fremont Elementary School’s Comprehensive Life Skills (CLS) class. The money was awarded as part of a community benefit program the dealership hosts each year. As part of the application, CLS teacher Megan Malkmus provided two videos to inform Dolan of the classroom needs.

60 mph on Carson Street leads to DUI arrest, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Life in the trenches: Greenwave’s starting ‘O’ has been a key factor in the team’s march to a state title game

Fallon’s success in a string of state football appearances the new millennium has been a story rooted in the trenches.

‘Peanutcracker’ sets Carson City performances

The Sierra Nevada Ballet will present the popular “Peanutcracker — The Story in a Nutshell” in Carson City and Reno. The Carson 2019 performances are 10 a.m. and noon Dec. 6 for schools and 2 and 4 p.m. Dec. 7 for the general public at the Carson City Community Center and the Reno performances are 10 a.m. and noon Dec. 16 for schools at the Pioneer Center.

CEDA Executive Director Nathan Strong resigns

Nathan Strong, executive director of the Churchill Economic Development Authority, has resigned after serving in his current position since April 2017.

Holiday Craft fair this weekend at Carson High School

The 25th annual Carson High School Holiday Craft Fair will be Friday and Saturday at CHS.

Thursday, November 21

Christine Diane Giusti

Christine Diane Giusti Nov 20th, 1946 - Nov 1st, 2019

Robert Lloyd

Captain Robert Lloyd Nov 24th 1921 - Nov 17th, 2019

Geraldine Murphy

Geraldine "Gerri" Murphy age 86, of Carson City, NV passed away on November 17th, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry's Funeral Home. 775-882-2644

Jo Anne Phillips

Jo Anne Phillips, 90 of Reno, passed away on November 21, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 888-6800

Sisolak joins with fed agencies in plan to reduce wildfire risk

Gov. Steve Sisolak, the U.S. Forest Service, BLM and Fish and Wildlife Service have inked a plan designed to reduce the risk of major wildfire in Nevada.

Update: I-580 reopen

Avoid the area of northbound I-580 at Fairview Drive in Carson City as the Nevada Highway Patrol is on scene for multiple crashes.

Carson City vehicle burglars identified, arrested

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division has identified and arrested two suspects in numerous Carson City vehicle burglaries. In October and November, the sheriff’s office investigated numerous vehicle burglaries throughout the west and north sides of Carson City. Vehicle windows had been broken out and property was stolen. Surveillance videos from homes and businesses showed a male suspect.

Charlie Abowd: Counting our blessings this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is already upon us, and in review, this has been one heck of a year. I suppose to say Karen and I are embarking on a new adventure is a bit of an understatement given what has unfolded since March, but that said, there are some silver linings.

Reserve Commander Crawford recognized for commitment to volunteerism

Carson City Sheriff’s Office Reserve Commander Tom Crawford was recognized for his commitment to volunteerism at the annual Nevada Sheriffs’ and Chiefs’ Association conference. The Statewide Volunteer Award echoes a sense of pride within the sheriff’s office, as only one other from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department was selected for this prestigious award. The 2019 conference introduced a new statewide tradition, distinguishing all aspects of law enforcement, by formally recognizing both sworn officers and citizens for their contributions.

Battle Mountain airport receives grant, Nevada senators announce

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $2 million for improvements to the Battle Mountain airport.

Churchill County Sheriff recounts search and recovery of missing person

Monday, the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the family of Tod Cline that he was missing and that they had filed a report with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office. Cline’s family provided CCSO with a copy of a homemade missing person flyer consisting of his picture, an image of his truck, additional identifying information and their contact information.

$1.25 million settlement in molestation suit OK’d by Carson City supervisors

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday voted to settle a lawsuit against Carson City for $1.25 million. The suit, brought by a mother on behalf of her minor daughter, involves an incident during the city’s 2016 Camp Carson Summer Camp. During a field trip to the Gold Dust West bowling alley, video surveillance captured a camp volunteer, also a minor, sexually molesting several children.

Joe Santoro: 9 wins a good year for Nevada Wolf Pack

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team, led by head coach Jay Norvell, is always quick to tell anyone that will listen that it hangs its silver and blue helmet on improving as the season progresses.

Carson Middle School's Chili Bingo Night on Friday

Carson Middle School's annual Chili Bingo Night takes place Friday, Nov. 22 in the school's gym. Doors open at 5 p.m., chili tasting begins at 5:30 p.m. and bingo games start at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the fundraiser go to Carson Middle School Band program, which is raising money for new music stands and uniforms, as well as provide financial assistance to ensure all students can participate in band. Band members also are raising money to help pay for its out-of-state competitions and trips in the spring.

Tying in the heroes of yesterday to today

FERNLEY — She never knew her grandfather, but the tales of his exploits in France during the waning days of World War I led her to discover more about this Army sergeant who served in France 100 years ago.

Carson City top 25 finalist for Levitt AMP concert series grant

Carson City made it through the voting period and is in the top 25 for a Levitt AMP concert series grant. The Levitt Foundation posted the following on Thursday on Facebook:

Carson City unemployment rate continues falling

Unemployment fell again in October in both the Reno and Carson City Metropolitan Reporting Areas, remaining constant in Las Vegas. Reno had the lowest rate of those major areas — down a tenth to just 2.8 percent. Carson was down two tenths to just 3.4 percent unemployment while Las Vegas remained at 4 percent.

Wednesday, November 20

Janet L. Brees

Janet L. Brees, 87, died November 13, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Francis Anne Parks

Francis Anne Parks, 87 of Carson City, passed away on November 17, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals and Cremations 775-888-6800.

Timeline for using water for beneficial use ‘worrisome,’ Carson City official says

The Nevada Division of Water Resources held the second of three public workshops on upcoming regulations concerning time limits to put water to beneficial use.

Haycock to retire from Nevada Public Employees Benefits Program

Damon Haycock, who has been executive director of the Public Employees Benefits Program for the past four years, has announced plans to retire from that position Jan. 1.

U.S. House committee backs bill to restart Yucca Mountain

The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday reported out the bill designed to restart the Yucca Mountain licensing process.

His duty to fight in Vietnam

“I am all ready for anything that somebody asks me to do, so I was ready to go for the country and when I did get picked to go, I was happy … I was ready to go do the defense for the U.S. — that was the main thing I did.”

Are you feeling stressed? Pet your pet

As the holidays approach, I’m feeling a little more anxious than usual. All the hustle and rushing of getting feasts ready, tree up and gifts sent. I don’t know about you, but it’s enough to make my head spin. That’s when I realized that petting Watson made me feel calm.

Get ahead or catch up with new winter session

Do you wish that you could earn your college credits quicker? Stop wishing and enroll now in WNC’s new winter session.

Christian Life Center offers annual Thanksgiving dinner

Christian Life Center has enjoyed a Thanksgiving dinner with its congregation and also the community.

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ begins 3-day run on Thursday

The Churchill County High School Theatre 2, 3, 4 class presents Joseph Kesselring’s 1939 comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the CCHS Theatre.

CEDA recognizes 2019 community winners

The Churchill Economic Development Authority recognized community members for their service, some over a lifetime, at its monthly breakfast meeting on Wednesday.

Tying in the heroes of yesterday to today

FERNLEY — She never knew her grandfather, but the tales of his exploits in France during the waning days of World War I led her to discover more about this Army sergeant who served in France 100 years ago.

Carson City asphalt plant told to do more to fight odor

The Planning Commission has required a Carson City asphalt plant to install odor-reducing equipment to maintain its permit to operate.

Father-son duo open gym in Reno

RENO – The Shepaneks aren’t strangers to the family business model. In fact John Shepanek, who played football at Nevada in the early 1980s, grew up learning the ins-and-outs of business practices from his family.

Mexican Ditch Trail closed for safety improvements

Beginning Thursday, the Mexican Ditch Trail will be temporarily closed in the vicinity of the Mexican Dam for the installation of safety improvements.

Nevada Wolf Pack’s remaining goals start with Fresno State

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team will not win the Mountain West championship this year. The Pack will not win the West Division title. The Wolf Pack’s goal this year, however, is still to feel like a champion when the season is over.

Carson High tennis duo named Northern Region doubles team of the year

After appearing in their first doubles state tournament together as seniors, Carson High’s Bradley Wiggins and Eric Tomita were named as the 4A Northern Region boys doubles team of the year.

Inaugural Nevada Google.org Impact Challenge winners unveiled

Along with a panel of local judges, tech giant Google Tuesday announced the five winning nonprofits for Nevada’s inaugural Google.org Impact Challenge. Each of the following organizations will receive $175,000:

Tuesday, November 19

Jason "Jake" Maldonado

Jason "Jake" Maldonado November 6, 1970 ~ November 16, 2019

Michael Weeks

MICHAEL WEEKS, 65, of Yerington passed away November 16, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Patrick J. Paul

Patrick J. Paul, 82, died November 8, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Jane A. Lehrman

Jane A. Lehrman, 87, died November 19, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Robert H. Lloyd

Robert H. Lloyd, 97, died November 17, 2019 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the card of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, 775-882-1766.

Davidson tops Nevada Wolf Pack, 91-71

DAVIDSON, N.C. — Kellan Grady had 24 points as Davidson defeated Nevada, 91-71, on Tuesday night.

Carson City judge tells Democrats to get new counsel in tax lawsuit

Carson District Judge Todd Russell essentially split the baby Tuesday in the battle over whether the Legislative Counsel Bureau could represent Democrats in the battle over the constitutionality of two tax bills. He disqualified LCB legal from representing Democrats but allowed them to stay in the case to represent the interests of the Legislature as a whole.

Electric bike stolen at Carson City CVS

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for information in a grand larceny of an electric bicycle on Nov. 3.

Prosecutors: Arizona man suspect in other late-’70s killings

RENO — An Arizona auto dealer charged with killing a California woman in northern Nevada 40 years ago may have killed other women in the late 1970s, Nevada’s attorney general alleges.

Man dies after falling through roof during Carson City burglary attempt

A Tracy, Calif., man apparently died during a suspected burglary attempt over the weekend.

Fallon punches ticket to 3A state championship

Both teams won their respective divisions, manhandled most of their opponents, posted undefeated league records, relied on key players and proudly displayed their green and white school colors.

Joe Santoro: That time a Nevada Wolf Pack freshman QB beat Fresno

David Neill really had no idea what he was getting himself into 21 years ago when he walked into Fresno State’s Bulldog Stadium.

Greenwave cleans up on league’s top awards

Hockey has its hat trick, basketball, the 3-pointer and baseball, the grand slam.

Nevada Consumer Affairs division forming statewide coalition to protect people

Nevada’s Consumer Affairs Division is forming a coalition of government agencies, nonprofits, law enforcement and community members to provide Nevadans with the tools they need to protect themselves, educate people on consumer rights and financial literacy and other topics.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office arrests man on marijuana trafficking charges

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Vote for Levitt grant to keep Carson City grooving (opinion)

Please vote for the Levitt AMP (Your City) Grant Award. It only takes a few minutes. You have to register (if you haven’t voted previously) and vote to help Carson City earn a $25,000 grant from the Levitt Foundation. Please do this before 5 p.m. Wednesday, that is when the voting closes. Vote here: https://grant.levittamp.org/voter-registration-page/

Nevada Supreme Court receives case number 80,000

The Nevada Supreme Court hit a milestone this month when case number 80,000 was filed. Patel v. Patel is a family law appeal out of Clark County.

Meals on Wheels Carson City joins Meals on Wheels America, Subaru of America in sharing the love

Meals on Wheels Carson City joins the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America, one of four national Share the Love charitable partners supported through the campaign. From Nov. 14 through Jan. 2, Subaru of America will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to the customer’s choice of participating charities.

Time to vote for Levitt AMP concert series

Brewery Arts Center is back in the running to bring a 10-week free, live music series to Carson City next June 6 through Aug. 15.

Cuban immigrant dream comes true in Carson City

Cuban immigrant Yamila Perez has hit Carson City by storm. With so much raw energy, she will become a force in representing the Latino community as she grows her new beauty business catering to those who want to look and feel better. Getting a haircut at Marbella Hair Salon might become secondary to the sage advice she dispenses along with her captivating stories of her time in Cuba and how she was able to legally emigrate to America in 2003 with her then-3-year-old son.

Monday, November 18

Ask Dirk: Why do I need to have my furnace serviced?

It’s that time of year again, where temperatures are dropping and we set our thermostats to heat, only to consider turning the AC back on a few days later, which makes it a great time to think about having your furnace serviced for the upcoming cold weather. We rely heavily on our furnaces to keep us safe and warm during the cold season, and it can be a major inconvenience when they break or aren’t working properly. Regular, preventive maintenance to your system can help prevent those situations, potentially lower your energy bill, and protect your family.

Elmer G. Doege

Elmer G. Doege

Jack L. Ruppert

Jack L. Ruppert 1940 - 2019 Jack L. Ruppert died on Friday, November 1, 2019 at his home in Carson City, Nevada, at the age of 79.

Floyd Bailey (Bucky) Smith

Floyd Bailey (Bucky) Smith Jan 2, 1936 - Nov 8, 2019

Laura M. Gish

Laura M. Gish, 72, died November 16, 2019 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Ronald Melvin Bardarson

Ronald Melvin Bardarson April 20, 1955 ~ November 4, 2019

Judge asked to toss Nevada plutonium lawsuit

LAS VEGAS — The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada’s request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas, arguing that officials have already promised that no more will be shipped to the state.

Turkey Drop November 22 in Carson City

Salvation Army volunteers will be collecting turkeys for its 22nd annual Turkey Drop to fill holiday food baskets for families in need in the Carson City, Douglas County and surrounding communities.

Nevada Wolf Pack Notebook: Alford goes with youth movement

The Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team got a whole lot younger last week.

Andersen Family Trust property meeting with Christy Corp developer Friday

Neighbors of the Andersen Family Trust property between Mountain and Ormsby, formerly the Andersen Ranch, are invited to attend a meeting with the new developer, Christy Corp, to be held this week at 2 p.m. Friday on the second floor of the Carson City Library. The public is invited.

RTC seeks method to pay for traffic caused by development in Carson City

The Regional Transportation Commission on Wednesday grappled with how to have developers pay for the traffic impact of new development in Carson City. The RTC approved a developers agreement with Dutch Bros. Coffee, which is opening a new location in the fast-growing area in South Carson City near the highway bypass.

Mountain West rankings: San Diego State discovers the forward pass

Rocky Long finally got the offense he has been waiting for from his San Diego State Aztecs.

New plan submitted for Andersen Ranch in Carson City

A new plan for Andersen Ranch, the location of the controversial Vintage project which was approved and never built, has been submitted to the Carson City Planning Department. A tentative subdivision map for Andersen Ranch Estates, prepared and submitted by Christy Corp., will be heard at the Planning Commission’s Dec. 18 meeting.

Sunday, November 17

Carson City birth announcements for November 2 to November 7, 2019

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Yesica Martell and Arturo Martell-Avila of Carson City, Benjamin Carlo Martell, born Nov. 2, 2019, weighing 7 pounds and 6 ounces.

Jim Valentine: Who makes the decision?

Many decisions are made during the process of buying or selling a home. Each of them has the potential to impact the transaction and should be considered with care. When options are presented that require a decision be made there are usually numerous people ready to weigh in with their opinion on what you should do. In the end, it is up to you, the buyer or seller, but sometimes the assistance of the right person/people can be a big help in making the right decision.

Carson City prison inmate faces new murder charge in stabbing

Robert Rowland, 61, has been charged with stabbing a fellow inmate to death.

Senator Square: Teachers beat cops in basketball game fundraiser

Carson High and Douglas High teaming up together is right up there with the appearing of Halley’s Comet. Officially designated 1P/Halley, this is a short-period comet visible from Earth every 75 to 76 years … and is the only known short-period comet that is visible to the naked eye from Earth and the only naked-eye comet that might appear twice in a human lifetime.

USC tops Nevada Wolf Pack, 76-66

RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack made it easy for the USC Trojans Saturday night at Lawlor Events Center.

Dutch Bros Carson City raises $2,795 for Carson High School

Dutch Bros Carson City joined customers on Nov. 8 to raise $2,795 for Carson High School’s Safe Grad program. The Safe Grad program has given countless seniors a safe and responsible option to celebrate graduation. “We are so thankful to all of our customers who came out to support Carson High School,” said Jill Head, owner of Dutch Bros Carson City. “There is nothing better than partnering with the community to invest in our kids.”

Nevada Builders Foundation raises over $9,000 for scholarships

The Nevada Builders Alliance and its philanthropic arm, the Nevada Builders Foundation, in partnership with Battle Born Beer and Red’s Old 395 Grill, raised $3,870 at the Nevada Day parade, setting its yearly total at nearly $9,500.

Hazardous materials found at site Carson City School District may buy

Evidence shows some hazardous materials and petroleum products might have entered the environment at 1600 Snyder Ave., the property under consideration for purchase by the Carson City School District.

Free yoga series loosens up Mondays in Carson City

Anyone is welcome to join Partnership Carson City for its free Wellness Yoga series Mondays at 5:15 p.m. for one hour at the Carson City Community Center.

Saturday, November 16

Senior menus for the week of Nov. 18, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Nov. 18 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive:

Carson City Road Report for Nov. 18-24

The following information applies to the period of Nov.18-24: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work:

49ers seek to bounce back from 1st loss when hosting Cards

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — After nothing but success the first eight games of the season, the San Francisco 49ers now are learning to deal with failure.

Roger Diez: NASCAR will crown its champion on Sunday

One of four drivers will be crowned 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR champion Sunday at Homestead. Three of them already have championship trophies and one is still looking for his first title in NASCAR’s premier division. Martin Truex Jr. won the 2017 championship, Kyle Busch was the 2015 champion, and Kevin Harvick won his title in 2014. Denny Hamlin is the only contender who has not won the grand prize. This year’s final is historic, because it is the first time one team has fielded three cars in the championship race since the playoff elimination system began in 2016.

Healthy and happy, Ferrell starting to pay off for Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Paul Guenther has felt a lot better about Clelin Ferrell’s play over the past two games, and it’s no coincidence.

John Bullis: Don’t be a victim of a scam

There are bad folks that try to separate you from your savings. Scammers have many different ways to try to convince you to send them some money, directly or indirectly. You may receive telephone calls that will require (urge) you to send the scammer some money by check or by credit card or even Western Union.

New snowmobile rules divide Lake Tahoe outdoor enthusiasts

RENO — Winter recreationists at Lake Tahoe are lining up on opposite sides of Forest Service plans that would close some areas to snowmobiles while opening others currently off limits to motorized use.

Albert Weil

ALBERT WEIL, 83, of Dayton passed away November 9, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Friday, November 15

Panera Bread to open Carson City location

Another national chain restaurant is coming to Carson City. Panera Bread has leased 4,100 square feet in the soon-to-be constructed retail mall on the west side of Carson Street at Appion Way.

Kathy Sisolak announces new program at Carson City arts awards

Carson City celebrated arts and culture Friday with its first Mayor’s Arts Awards. “Arts is the glue that holds a community together,” said Mayor Bob Crowell. “I hope this is the first of more celebrations and showcases of the artists we have.”

Reno Aces extend protective netting down to foul poles

RENO — The Reno Aces have announced plans to extend protective netting from foul pole to foul pole at the downtown stadium that serves as home to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Triple-A affiliate in the Pacific Coast League.

Carson High’s Luschar to play softball at Arizona State

Before Carson High’s Kailee Luschar put pen to paper and signed with Arizona State on Friday, athletic director Blair Roman and softball coach Carlos Mendeguia took a few minutes to describe the type of player and person Luschar has been while at Carson.

Little girl smelling like marijuana leads to bust, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Carson City School District presents Eagle Valley expansion plan at community meeting

More than 30 attended Carson City School District’s community meeting Wednesday night to hear its proposal to expand space at Eagle Valley Middle School and address concerns about expected student growth in the community.

Recipe: Southern-style gumbo with rice and smoked paprika-dusted fried okra, by Brandon Kealoha

I have always loved Cajun and southern cuisine. I developed this recipe several years ago, and it has become one of my favorite meals to prepare both at the restaurant and at home.

Thursday, November 14

Jack L. Ruppert

Jack L. Ruppert 1940 - 2019 Jack L. Ruppert died on Friday, November 1, 2019 at his home in Carson City, Nevada, at the age of 79.

Elizabeth Anna Newby

Elizabeth Anna Newby, age 104, of Carson City, NV, passed peacefully away on November 8, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.

Fall book signing set at Nevada State Museum in Carson City

With fall in the air and winter nipping at her heels, curling up with a good book is a great way to spend a few hours – or days – and learn about Nevada in the process.

Carson City may settle molestation lawsuit for $1.25 million

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday will decide whether to settle a lawsuit brought against Carson City concerning the actions of a volunteer and employee of its summer camp program.

Western Nevada not in a drought yet, but it’s getting close

Even though two-thirds of Nevada is now listed as “abnormally dry,” experts say that doesn’t mean we’re in a drought.

Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Day at Carson City children’s museum Saturday

A new annual event is coming to the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada. The first Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Day is free and open to the public on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Carson Street museum.

Joe Santoro: Of course Kaepernick’s workout is a publicity stunt

It appears that Colin Kaepernick is going to finally return to a NFL roster in the near future. The former Nevada Wolf Pack quarterback apparently will work out in front of more than a dozen NFL teams this Saturday in Atlanta.

Former Carson City Culture & Tourism Authority leader fined $5,000 for ethics violations

Joel Dunn, former executive director of the Carson City Culture & Tourism Authority, is paying a $5,000 fine for ethics violations committed while he was head of the bureau.

Woman sought for stealing purse at Walmart, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for information in a petit larceny that occurred in Walmart, 3200 Market St., in Carson City.

State engineer, Western Nevada College professor aids hurricane recovery in Bahamas

Lior Singer practices what he preaches. “I keep telling my students to find professional careers where they will have the most impact on society and their communities,” said Singer. “I hope any engineer, doctor, lawyer, or even a clown, will go lend a hand in the next international crisis.”

Governor Sisolak questions Nevada agencies hiring legislative lobbyists

Gov. Steve Sisolak has asked for a complete list of lobbyists hired by Nevada’s boards and commissions saying the state shouldn’t be paying people to lobby against his administration and the Legislature. “The concern is with some of these at the Legislature these individuals will be testifying against changes in what we want to do,” he said.

Wednesday, November 13

Carolyn Ann York

Carolyn Ann York May 9, 1940 - Nov 9, 2019 On November 9, 2019, Carolyn Ann York, loving wife and mother of two children, passed away at the age of 79, after a four-year battle with breast cancer.

Dale Lawson

Dale Lawson, 92, died November 12, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Robert H. Hildebrand

Robert H. Hildebrand, 67, died November 10, 2019 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Carson High’s Cami Larkin earns all-league volleyball honors

Carson High’s Cami Larkin was selected to the 2019 all-Sierra League volleyball team Monday as an honorable mention.

New head named for Nevada Highway Patrol

Daniel Solow has been named colonel of the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Man charged in Vegas massacre ammunition case changing plea

LAS VEGAS — A man plans to change his not guilty plea in a federal case alleging he illegally manufactured bullets sold to the gunman who carried out the Las Vegas Strip massacre, records and attorneys said.

Nevada State Railroad Museum offers night photo shoot Saturday

The opportunity to take a great photograph at the Nevada State Railroad Museum doesn’t have to end when the sun goes down. On Saturday, the museum is offering a night photo shoot workshop that will be led by professional photographer, editor and author Steve Barry.

Jalen Harris leads Pack past Texas-Arlington

RENO — It didn’t take Jalen Harris long to show what he means to the Nevada Wolf Pack men’s basketball team.

CEI Alarm in Sparks buys Fernley’s Trinity Alarms

SPARKS, Nev. — Dave Sinclair, president of Sparks-based security company CEI Alarm, announced recently the company has acquired Trinity Alarms, Inc., in Fernley.

Fallon veteran traded the fields for Vietnam

Rural Nevada in the 1950s and ’60s presented a harsh portrayal of people who tilled the land and with their everyday life paralleling the harshness of the distant fields located miles from the nearest town. Escape for many of these young men and women included paths from the valleys to the city for them to find work or attend college, join the military or just stay.

Fallon Thanksgiving community meal Nov. 24

Every Thanksgiving for more than 40 years, Christian Life Center has enjoyed a Thanksgiving dinner with its congregation. As it has done for several years, the church invites the community to join it again this year. The dinner will be held at Fallon Convention Center, 100 Campus Way. Dinner will be served Nov. 24. Doors open at noon and the church will serve until 3 p.m.

City proclaims November as ‘National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month’

The Fallon City Council has proclaimed this month as “No Shave November” in recognition of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

Greenwave advances after defeating Spring Creek

The Greenwave returned a favor to one of their Northern 3A opponents … two years in the making.

FPST recognizes veterans during special ceremony

Rural Nevada in the 1950s and ’60s presented a harsh portrayal of people who tilled the land and with their everyday life paralleling the harshness of the distant fields located miles from the nearest town. Escape for many of these young men and women included paths from the valleys to the city for them to find work or attend college, join the military or just stay.

Birchwood brings his high-intensity music to Fallon

The Selwyn Birchwood Band appears in Fallon on Saturday at the Oats Park Art Center. In addition to 8 p.m. show, a free conversation with the artist is at 3 p.m.

Around town

The Churchill County High School Theatre 2, 3, 4 class will present Joseph Kesselring’s 1939 comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Nov. 21, 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. in the CCHS Theatre.

Wake up! The sun is up and I’m hungry

Watson here and I have a complaint about my breakfast being served late. Room service just isn’t what it used to be. I’m not sure what’s going on, but my mom and dad have gotten everything mixed up. I can usually count on my mom getting up and fixing breakfast just about the time my tummy starts to rumble, but lately she’s still fast asleep.

Rafter Bar B joins membership of American Angus Association

Rafter Bar B of Fallon is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

Fallon’s season ends in sweep to Fernley

TRUCKEE — No high-scoring games or a five-set thriller this time.

Robinson makes history for Oasis

RENO — History was made on Saturday before the race even began.

Carson High soccer players named to all-league teams

Numerous members of the Carson girls and boys soccer teams were selected to the all-Sierra League team over the weekend.

Tuesday, November 12

Clay Howard Hill

Clay Howard Hill July 28, 1930 ~ November 7, 2019

Joyce Crook Wadsworth

Joyce Crook Wadsworth Feb 2, 1944- Nov 2, 2019

Carmela Anne Porcella Inman

Carmela A Porcella Inman Feb 16, 1958 - Nov 8, 2019 Carmela A Porcella Inman passed unexpectedly on November 8th, 2019.

Daniel Suppe

Daniel Suppe June 25, 1984 - Nov 16, 2018 He was taken suddenly and unexpectedly from menningitis,but left the gift of life to others in the donation of His big heart and other organs.

Barbara Herlan

Barbara Alice Herlan Jul 19, 1932 - Nov 6, 2019

Julia Proctor

Julia Ann Proctor Jun 29, 1941 ~ Nov 5, 2019

Albert Porter

Albert S. Porter Jun 22, 1946 ~ Oct 21, 2019

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams Saturday

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday in a private workout arranged by the league to be held in Atlanta. The exiled former Pro Bowl quarterback posted on Twitter: “I’m just getting word from my representatives that the NFL league office reached out to them about a workout in Atlanta on Saturday. I’ve been in shape and ready for this for 3 years, can’t wait to see the head coaches and GMs on Saturday.”

Giants hire Gabe Kapler as manager

SAN FRANCISCO — Gabe Kapler has been hired as manager of the San Francisco Giants, a month after being fired from the same job by the Philadelphia Phillies. Kapler replaces Bruce Bochy, who retired at the end of the season following 13 years and three championships with San Francisco.

Joe Santoro: Perfect is boring. Mountain West football is neither

Jay Norvell said it best. “It wasn’t perfect,” the Nevada coach declared late Saturday night after his Wolf Pack’s homely, plain and downright sleep-inducing 17-13 victory at San Diego State.

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Arizona, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeking information on vehicle burglaries

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for information in several vehicle burglaries in Carson City for the month of October.

Sagebrush in Prisons project aids recovery from Nevada wildfires

Through a partnership of the Nevada Department of Corrections, Bureau of Land Management, and Institute for Applied Ecology, more than 200,000 sagebrush will be planted in Nevada wilderness scarred by wildfire.

Monday, November 11

Carson City holds inaugural arts and culture awards ceremony

Carson City is holding its inaugural awards honoring contributions to the city’s arts and culture.

Nevada Wolf Pack Notebook: Trick play works again

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team pulled one of its favorite tricks out of the bag just in time last Saturday night.

Commissioners swear in new fire department officers

Churchill County commissioners met Thursday to approve or discuss a handful of agenda items in a 45-minute meeting.

Carson City school expansion focus of public meeting

The Carson City School District will host an exploratory meeting to present classroom-space expansion plans for Eagle Valley Middle School. The presentation will address anticipated longterm growth of the district and the need to find solutions for a growing school enrollment.

Mountain West rankings: Rolovich’s gamble pays for Hawaii

Nick Rolovich took a huge risk this past weekend and it paid off.

Citing security, Nevada keeps dams’ emergency plans secret

RENO — Nevada keeps emergency response plans for potential dam failures secret for the same reason the U.S. government refuses the state’s demands for information about weapons-grade plutonium shipped to the Las Vegas area: It’s confidential for security purposes, even for dams at golf course ponds.

John Bullis: Would ‘bunching’ itemized deductions help you?

Let’s suppose you have a file you are using to save 2019 income tax items. If you saved income tax with “Itemized Deductions” in 2018, maybe “bunching” 2019 deductions will save you even more. One of the easy items to consider is payment of real estate taxes. As you know, our local government sends a tax bill with four vouchers for the fiscal year ended June 30. Two vouchers for the 2019-2020 tax bill have due dates in the last part of the year (August and October) and the other two payments are due on or before Jan. 6, 2020 and March 2, 2020.

Foundation has been helping improve veterans’ lives

FERNLEY — His eyes focused on two women replacing an inside door knob in the living room, while others scurried around his yard — raking, hammering and sawing.

Sunday, November 10

Single lane closures on Mount Rose Highway to start Tuesday

The Nevada Department of Transportation says there will be single lane closures with traffic flaggers alternating directions of travel on the Mount Rose Highway next week just below the Mount Rose Ski Area.

Western Nevada College enrolling for winter session

Do you wish that you could earn your college credits quicker? Stop wishing and enroll now in WNC’s new winter session.

Drew leads Nevada Wolf Pack to 72-67 win over Loyola Marymount

RENO — Lindsey Drew is quickly making up for lost time.

Cooks, Lee lead Nevada to 17-13 win vs. No. 24 San Diego St.

SAN DIEGO — The Nevada Wolf Pack didn’t flinch against No. 24 San Diego State and came away with an impressive victory.

Jim Valentine: Late fall/early winter real estate

It’s that time of year where summer is really gone and winter isn’t quite here yet. Time to get ready for winter while the days are still nice. We’ve had some very cold nights lately that already have caused a few pipe bursts. Be sure to remove the garden hoses from your spigots, get the movable outside plants indoors and get your car outfitted for winter with blankets, full tank of gas and the other prudent measures to keep you safe through the winter months as you drive in the open spaces of Northern Nevada.

Nevada legislative Republican tax lawsuit on hold

The Republican lawsuit seeking to rule two tax bills passed by a simple majority unconstitutional is on hold until a judge decides whether LCB Legal can effectively represent the Democrats. That issue will be argued before Carson District Judge Todd Russell November 19.

Saturday, November 9

Senior menus for the week of Nov. 11, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Nov. 11 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive

Seahawks-49ers rivalry returns to center stage after dormant stretch

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Trash talking between Richard Sherman and Michael Crabtree. Barbs traded between coaches Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh. Incredible plays from Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick. The once-fierce rivalry between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco had a bit of everything during a heated stretch early this decade capped by Seattle’s epic win in the NFC title game in January 2014.

Roger Diez: Desperation time for NASCAR drivers

The state of Texas was the place to be for motorsports fans last weekend. NASCAR was racing at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth while Formula One competed at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin. There was even a crossover, as Gene Haas, who owns teams in both series, brought a two-seater stock car for his F1 drivers to play with. Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean got some coaching from Haas’s NASCAR co-owner, Tony Stewart, who knows a little about stock car driving, before giving each other rides in the two-seater.

Leslie Cain: Need to sell your home fast?

There are many circumstances which may require you to immediately sell your current home. If and when that time comes, here are seven tips to help you sell quickly and for the best price possible: Partner with a Realtor Ask friends and business associates for Realtor recommendations, and then select a few professionals to interview in order to determine the best fit for you. A good agent will be in tune with the local market, and will implement an effective, customized marketing program.

Salute in song

Local veterans shed tears reflecting on their service and families as Carson Middle School students saluted them in song, letters, remarks and special signs posted on stakes on their school lawn Thursday.

Friday, November 8

Reed ends Douglas High’s season in first round of playoffs

SPARKS – A first half slugfest turned into Reed continuing to fire in the second half as the Raiders ended Douglas’ season, 63-21, in the opening round of the 4A Northern Region playoffs on Friday.

Clay H. Hill

Clay H. Hill, 89, of Gardnerville passed away November 7, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Carson City school awarded $5,000 Rotary grant for STEM Parent Nights

Empire Elementary School has received a $5,000 grant to hold four STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Parent Nights. Nearly a dozen applications from teachers and teams of teachers were received for this competitive grant.

Sears Hometown Store closes

The Sears Hometown Store in north Carson City closed its doors last month. “We are sad to announce we have officially closed. Thank you for letting us serve you,” reads an Oct. 19 post on the store’s Facebook page.

Senator Square: Carson High athletes excel across the board

Everyone in Carson City is invited, always invited, to come on out and support the Carson High School athletic teams and programs, especially when so many of these individuals and teams have been so successful. A great many athletic events are happening this week and beyond with regional competitions in soccer and state competitions in tennis and cross country.

Recipe: Twisted Monte Cristo inspires crowd with melted cheese, sweet onion jam, by Adam Romo

I’ve sampled many variations of the Monte Cristo sandwich, but I couldn’t find one that really stuck with me. So using some traditional elements and adding a few new twists, I created the Twisted Monte Cristo, which has quickly become a favorite dish at the Cracker Box. A key ingredient is the Bacon Sweet Onion Jam.

NDOT to install temporary lights at US-50, Sheckler

The Nevada Department of Transportation and Churchill County commissioners and county manager Jim Barbee developed the following proposed expedited schedule for the installation of temporary and permanent traffic signals at the intersection:

Local woman prepares for national pageant title Saturday

Carson City resident Cecilia Merrell is ready to compete for a national title Saturday in the Silver State Curvy Queen plus size pageant for women ages 18 and older at Carson Valley Inn Casino in Minden.

Nevada Department of Public Safety commissions state’s newest peace officers

The Nevada Department of Public Safety commissioned the state’s newest peace officers at the Academy 86 graduation ceremony held Thursday at the Galena High School Theater.

Women’s suffrage Nevada license plates available in January

A specialty license plate commemorating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States will be available beginning Jan. 2.

Silver Springs resident dies in Lyon County crash

A 25-year-old Silver Springs resident died in a crash on Nov. 2.

Carson City Board of Supervisors puts 5-cent tax on diesel; will go to the ballot in 2022

The Board of Supervisors Thursday voted to impose a 5 cent per gallon tax on diesel fuel starting sometime in 2020 and then put it on the ballot in 2022 for voters to decide whether to continue it.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office warns of ‘virtual kidnapping scheme’

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has recently seen an increase in what is known as a “Virtual Kidnapping Scheme”. This is where criminals call unsuspecting people on their cell phone, based on research, and convince them they have kidnapped a family member, demanding a ransom be paid quickly.

Carson City district of BLM selling Christmas tree permits

The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, will begin selling Christmas tree cutting permits on Nov. 13. The permit is valid through Dec. 24.

Thursday, November 7

Michael Dee Williamson

Michael Dee Williamson November 15, 1977 ~ April 11, 2019

Three Senator girls golfers take home postseason all-region awards

Carson High’s Karen Beglin was named the 4A Northern Region girls golfer of the year, following the conclusion of the 2019 season.

Spanish Springs' second half downs Carson boys soccer, ends playoff run

Carson High boys soccer knew it was going to have a tough task against last year's state semifinalist in Spanish Springs, who came into Thursday's contest unbeaten (12-0-3).

Embattled Nevada dental board loses four more members

The 11-member Board of Dental Examiners, heavily criticized in an audit issued earlier this year, is now down to four members. In the wake of that audit, three members whose terms expired Oct. 31 were told by the governor’s office they would not be reappointed to new terms.

Deonne Contine resigns as director of Nevada Department of Administration

Peter Long has been named interim director of the Department of Administration. He replaces Deonne Contine, who has resigned effective immediately.

Carson City Hyundai remodel, concierge program highlights of first year

Carson City Hyundai is marking its first anniversary in the community as of Nov. 1 on South Carson Street. Dealer John Napoleon happily is capping the year as his showroom renovation nears completion and he’s introduced his new Silver Star concierge program that is the first of its kind in the area.

UPDATE: Inmate who walked away from transitional housing arrested

UPDATE, 3:44 p.m. Thursday Inmate William “Willie” Vareschi was arrested on Thursday by the Reno Police Department and is in custody at the Washoe County Detention Center, according to a news release from the Nevada Department of Corrections. The warrant has been cleared. No local charges are pending.

Joe Santoro: No identity for Nevada Wolf Pack offense

Head coach Jay Norvell revealed this week that he is now calling the plays for his Nevada Wolf Pack football team. Is that a good or bad thing?

Nevada lawmakers, health exchange director urge uninsured to sign up

Northern Nevada legislators joined Nevada’s Health Link director Thursday to urge Nevadans who need health insurance to sign up.

Cooking With Turf back in Carson City for Celtic Series

Cooking with Turf returns to Carson City for the Celtic Series for the second year in a row. They kicked off the series last year and were invited back.

Joan of Arc, Jules Verne talks at Western Nevada College

Mike Thomas’ lecture series visits Western Nevada College’s Jack C. Davis Observatory on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-9 for presentations on a couple of remarkable people from France.

Las Vegas law makes sleeping on downtown streets illegal

LAS VEGAS — Despite protests about a “war on the poor,” Las Vegas officials passed a law Wednesday making it illegal for the homeless to sleep on streets when beds are available at established shelters.

20-acre site going in at Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center

A 20-acre commerical site is going in to the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center. AMB LLC Partners announced the launch of new commercial site at Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, “The Horse Oasis,” in late October.

Wednesday, November 6

Marie Aurelie Laxalt Bini

Marie Aurelie Laxalt Bini 1928 - 2019

Carson City elementary helps build clean water wells in Africa

The two-week long Apex Leadership Company training and fundraiser at Fritsch Elementary School not only provided a focused leadership and fitness curriculum that culminated in a school-wide fun run and obstacle course, but it also helped gross nearly $20,000 that benefited the school by more than $10,000 for specialist programs including playground equipment, musical instruments and technology.

Nevada fourth graders improve in math but overall results not good

Although the Nevada Department of Education is touting improvements in math scores by fourth grade students over the past two years, overall scores for math and reading in a national study are still abysmal.

Demolition begins at former ARCO site in Carson City

Demolition began Wednesday on the former ARCO gas station on South Carson Street next to the Ormsby House. The property is owned by Don Lehr and Al Fiegehen, owners of the Ormsby House, and is on the market along with the historic hotel. Facilities Management Inc., the contractor, said work would be completed by the end of next week.

Nevada Wolf Pack seeking rare win at San Diego State

Rocky Long expects more out of his San Diego State Aztecs.

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak names Indigent Defense Board director and members

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday named Marcie Ryba as executive director of the newly created Indigent Defense Board.

New hotel breaks ground in Carson City

Life and business have come full circle for Crystal Maggelet. In 1972, Maggelet’s father, Jay Call, owner of a national chain of truck stops called Flying J, built his first motel to diversify his business as the gas crisis loomed.

Prep roundup: Qualifications for the state cross country meet, postseason play begins

Hannah Kaiser and Zachary Sever qualified as individuals for the state cross country meet at the 4A Northern Regional meet Saturday.

Lake Tahoe murderer paroled after 47 years in Nevada prison

Michael Anselmo, one of the Nevada prison system’s longest serving inmates, has finally been granted his freedom.

Dayton man killed during Saturday’s crash at Deer Run Road in Carson City

A 47-year-old Dayton man died in a crash on Highway 50 and Deer Run Road in Carson City on Saturday. The Nevada Highway Patrol identified, Justin King, as the victim of the crash at 3:45 p.m.

Carson City stormwater rate recommendation delayed when committee gets new proposal

A Carson City committee looking at redoing stormwater rates decided to keep investigating different ways to raise fees after Public Works staff came to the meeting with a new proposal.

McCormick says he’s Idaho-bound

Tommy McCormick, one of the Northern 3A’s most dominant players on both sides of the ball, has verbally committed to play football next season at the University of Idaho.

Three generations serving their country

Three generations of the Allen family, each representing a different branch of military service, have proudly served their nation and state beginning with the first enlistment during the waning days of World War II.

Latest art exhibits close later this month

The latest artist exhibitions at the Oats Park Art Center will close Nov. 16, the same day The Selwyn Birchwood Band appears at the Barkley Theater.

NHP continues to investigate fatal Highway 50 crash

The Nevada Highway Patrol continues to investigate a fatal crash west of Fallon last week that killed one and seriously injured another motorist.

The great Danish Smorgasbord

Watson here and I’m not talking about the Danish open faced-sandwiches that are found on Smorgasbords. I’m talking about the amazing group of Great Danes who frequent the dog park. Fallon actually has a big Great Dane population, and you are lucky if you’ve been out at the dog park when the Great Danes are playing.

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

To Alaina Roseland and Ray Medina, Brayden Dean Roseland, born Oct. 8, 2019, weighing 9 pounds. To Faith Fairfield-Flaherty and Chris Flaherty, Sage Thomas Flaherty, born Oct. 10, 2019, weighing 7 pounds and 15 ounces.

Son honors father with other veterans

FERNLEY — A slight wind rustled the leaves near the pavilion, while the haunting sounds of Taps permeated the autumn afternoon.

‘Why You Matter’ still seeks input

Everyone has a stake in a community and what makes that town or city unique.

High Rollers fly with Navy during Resolute Hunter Exercise

The 192nd Airlift Squadron of the Nevada Air National Guard participated in Exercise Resolute Hunter joint training at the Naval Air Station Fallon Range Training Complex from Oct. 21-25.

Around town

The Churchill County High School Theatre 2,3,4 class will present Joseph Kesselring’s 1939 comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” on Nov. 21, 22 and 23 at 7p.m. in the CCHS Theatre.

Round 2: Fallon hosts Spring Creek

Two strong football programs with a storied past link up again on the gridiron Friday night for the second round of the Northern 3A playoffs.

Reno, Virginia City host Veterans Day parades

The Reno Veterans Day parade begins Monday morning with a ceremony at the Virginia Street Bridge at 11:11 a.m., and afterward, the parade moves north through the heart of city beginning at 11:20 a.m. and lasts about two hours.

Fallon, Oasis Academy qualify for state cross country meet

The Fallon and Oasis Academy cross country teams each qualified one runner for this Saturday’s state championship at Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno.

Commissioners meet Thursday

The Churchill County commissioners meet Thursday at 8:15 a.m. to discuss the following agenda items. The meeting will be held at the commission chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.

Fallon enters playoffs with split, Oasis finishes season with sweep

After getting a critical and playoff-clinching win at Spring Creek last week, the Lady Wave volleyball team split its final two regular-season matches as it enters the regional tournament for the first time in three years.

Fallon senior places 3rd in state tennis tournament

Fallon senior Alvaro Trillo didn’t let a second-round loss derail his chances of medaling.

Despite Drew’s 30-point game, Alford, Nevada Wolf Pack drop season opener to Utah

RENO —Lindsey Drew is back better than ever. The Nevada Wolf Pack can’t say the same thing right now.

Gazebo gone but tables will be permitted outside at Carson City diner

After 16 months of a battle with city officials that ended with a court order to dismantle his gazebo, Doug Cramer, owner of Mom and Pop’s Diner, has a permit for outside seating. He said he can’t get the gazebo back but has been granted an encroachment permit for outside seating — small tables with umbrellas for shade.

Tuesday, November 5

Suzanne "Sue" Laxalt

Sister Mary Robert, Suzanne "Sue" Marie Laxalt 1925 ~ 2019

Ronald Gutzman

Ronald Gutzman 1935 - 2019

Nadeen Ruth Crawford

Nadeen Ruth Crawford March 12, 1926 ~ November 3, 2019 Nadeen Ruth Crawford of Carson City, NV passed away on November 3, 2019 at the age of 93, with family by her side.

Jesse Norton Pickett

Jesse Norton Pickett, 89, died November 2, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Joseph F. Ricco

Joseph F. Ricco, 90, died November 3, 2019 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Gary J. Santora

Gary J. Santora, 65, died October 25, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Senator boys soccer survives Hug behind excellent goalkeeping and a 'hail mary'

For two consecutive years Carson High boys soccer had seen its season conclude at the hands of the Hug Hawks.

Nevada Supreme Court hears arguments in Gardnerville, Reno murders

The Nevada Supreme Court Tuesday heard arguments over whether Wilbur Martinez-Guzman can be indicted by a Washoe County grand jury for murders committed in Douglas County.

UNR Med and Carson Tahoe Health form partnership

RENO — Following a collaborative recruitment between the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Carson Tahoe Health, Lorrel Toft, M.D., F.A.C.C., a cardiovascular critical care physician and researcher, has been recruited as an associate professor for UNR Med’s Department of Internal Medicine as well as a cardiologist on staff with Carson Tahoe Health.

Joe Santoro: We’ll see how tough the Nevada Wolf Pack is on Saturday

Jay Norvell would like his Nevada Wolf Pack football program to grow up and become the San Diego State Aztecs someday.

Nevada Supreme Court chief justice won’t seek re-election

Chief Justice Mark Gibbons announced Monday that he will not seek another term on the Supreme Court in 2020. He has been a justice since 2002 and is the longest serving member of the court. Prior to his election, he was a district judge in Clark County for six years.

Cucina Lupo opens for business Nov. 12 in downtown Carson City

Cucina Lupo, Carson City’s newest modern Italian restaurant, invites residents to join them for lunch and dinner services starting Nov. 12. Located at 308 N. Curry St., Cucina Lupo fills the space the Martin Hotel recently vacated.

Buttsup Duck Designs purchases Fallon headquarters

FALLON — Since starting Buttsup Duck Designs as a hobby business in June 2008, owner Kelly Campbell has built the company into a leader in the field of custom embroidery and screen imprints, serving wide swaths of Northern Nevada and Northern California.

Carson City’s Miles Construction maintains strong foothold in cannabis sector, steps into hemp industry

The sound of Cary Richardson breaking into a smile can be heard over the phone. “We continue to see cannabis as a strong market,” says Richardson, vice president of business operations at Carson City-based Miles Construction. After all, Nevada saw more than $100 million in marijuana tax revenue over the 2019 fiscal year, which set a state record, according to the Nevada Dispensary Association. “We continue to build in cannabis. We’ve still very much engaged.”

Monday, November 4

Longtime deputy tapped to head Business and Industry

Terry Reynolds, the longtime deputy director of the Department of Business and Industry, has been named director.

Review: Brewery Art’s Center Evening with the Divas a success

The Brewery Arts Center mixed many ingredients for a delightful Evening with the Divas. Four local singers left the attendees of the packed Performance Center in awe Saturday night. The BAC held the event as a fundraising effort and collected almost $10,000 for the non-profit organization. The event also featured a silent auction.

Archaeologist discusses Nevada rock art in Carson City

Wednesday, the Capital City Arts Initiative will present a public talk, “Nevada’s Ancient Rock Art: Art for All Times,” by archaeologist Pat Barker. The event is part of CCAI’s ongoing Nevada Neighbors speakers’ series and will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Brick, 108 E. Proctor St. There will be an informal reception for Northrup preceding the event at 5 p.m. Tickets are not needed; the public is cordially invited.

Nevada Wolf Pack notes: Norvell takes over play-calling

The Nevada Wolf Pack offense has quietly implemented a drastic change. Head coach Jay Norvell is now calling the plays.

Wynn Resorts contributes to enacting gun violence legislation

Wynn Resorts has contributed $25,000 to Save Lives Nevada to help pass gun violence legislation.

Hitchhiker busted for 80 mph pursuit, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. FRIDAY At 11:50 a.m., a Carson man was arrested after he was spotted passed out in the driver’s seat of a truck in the driveway of a Mayflower Way residence. He was charged with DUI 1st alcohol. Bail was set at $1,000.

Mountain West rankings: No. 1 Boise State survives San Jose State

The San Jose State Spartans nearly turned Mountain West football upside down Saturday night.

Real ID deadline just 11 months away

The U.S. Travel Association is warning that people have just 11 months left to get a Real ID driver’s license before they will be barred from commercial air travel.

NDOT announces temporary closure of Fallon-area intersection

The Nevada Department of Transportation will close the intersection of Wildes and Harrigan roads in Fallon Nov. 5 and 6 for pavement repairs.

Group seeks wreaths for Fallon remembrance

Donations are currently being taken for the local Wreaths Across America remembrance planned for noon, Dec. 14, at the Churchill County Cemetery.

Free yoga series loosens up Mondays

Anyone is welcome to join Partnership Carson City for its free Wellness Yoga series, beginning Monday, Nov 4 at 5:15 p.m. for one hour at the Partnership office, 1925 N. Carson St.

Diesel fuel tax vote goes before Carson City supervisors

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday could decide whether to impose a tax on diesel fuel sold in Carson City by ordinance or take it to a vote of the people.

Some home buying tips

Buying a home is a process with many components some of which will be more important than others to you. As you engage the process it is important that you maintain the proper perspective on each component as it relates to the whole and to your wants and needs. As we’ve said many times, a successful transaction involves much more than price.

Sunday, November 3

Carson City birth announcements October 11 to October 23, 2019

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Heather and Andrew Kapczyski of Carson City, Lucy Mae Kapczyski, born Oct. 11, 2019, weighing 4 pounds and 15 ounces.

Joseph Franklin Enos

Joseph Franklin Enos August 27, 1964 - September 22, 2019

Carson City Ward 4 Supervisor John Barrette may not seek re-election

Ward 4 Carson City Supervisor John B. Barrette said Friday he doesn’t intend to seek a second term. “It has been a great privilege to serve the citizens of Nevada’s state capital, but it is my intention to return to writing rather than to seek re-election,” said Barrette, a writer for a half century and newsman much of that time.

Opponents continue Las Vegas water pipeline fight

The Great Basin Water Network says the list of those opposing Clark County’s attempts to pave the way for a pipeline to deliver eastern Nevada water to Las Vegas is growing.

Nevada football knocks off New Mexico, 21-10

RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack isn’t worried at this point in the season about piling up any style points.

Saturday, November 2

Senior menus for the week of November 4, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Nov. 4 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive:

Robert Schroeder

Robert (Bob) Schroeder Sept 23, 1928 - Oct 2, 2019

Carson City Road Report for Nov. 4-10

The following information applies to the period of November 4-10: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work:

Time to fall back, check your smoke alarm

As daylight savings time ends, the American Red Cross of Northern Nevada reminds residents to check and replace smoke alarm batteries to protect against home fires.

Fatal crash reported at Highway 50 and Deer Run Road

The Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal crash at westbound Highway 50 and Deer Run Road. The crash was reported at 3:42 p.m. Saturday.

Carson, Douglas, Sierra Lutheran and Dayton to all send runners to state

RENO – Carson, Douglas, Dayton and Sierra Lutheran will all have runners striving for the best possible outcome next week at the NIAA State Cross Country Meet at Rancho San Rafael Park after qualifying through Northern Regionals Saturday.

Kelly Bullis: Details of recent Taxpayer First Act

With the ongoing news about never-ending congressional investigations, one would think that the Congress and the president aren’t able to get anything done together. Not true! Example in point, the recent “Taxpayer First Act” signed into law by President Trump on July 1.

Roger Diez: Truex lining up second championship

Is Martin Truex Jr. on his way to his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup championship? If his performance last Sunday is any indication, the rest of the field might as well stay home. Truex has always professed to be bad at the short tracks, but he absolutely dominated at the .526-mile Martinsville “paperclip.” He led 464 of the 500 laps, won both stages, and scored the maximum number of points, 60. But most importantly, he punched his ticket to the season finale at Homestead on Nov. 17.

Lawsuit filed to protect rare Nevada wildflower from mining

The Center for Biological Diversity filed suit against the Trump administration to protect a rare Nevada wildflower from a proposed open pit mine in Esmeralda County.

Nevada gets $43.7 million for victims assistance programs

The Justice Department’s Victims of Crime office has awarded more than $43.7 million to 10 programs in Nevada.

Friday, November 1

Douglas High keeps The Rivalry Trophy with win over Carson High

MINDEN — The Carson and Douglas football game Friday night had a little bit of everything.

Nevada receives nearly $500,000 to reduce diesel pollution in Clark and Washoe

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $478,000 to Nevada to purchase low-emission diesel fuel vehicles for the Clark County School District and City of Reno.

Roy Hatch

ROY HATCH, 70, of Carson City passed away October 25, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Carson High doubles team wins 4A Northern Regional tennis title

RENO — It was several years in the making, but the Carson High doubles pairing of Eric Tomita and Bradley Wiggins is headed to the state tournament.

49ers reach midpoint at 8-0 just 2 years after 0-8 start

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Two years to the day that Jimmy Garoppolo arrived in San Francisco to join an 0-8 team, he played perhaps his best game with the 49ers to improve the team to 8-0. It’s been quite a remarkable turnaround in coach Kyle Shanahan’s third year.

Raiders happy to return home after 7 weeks and 20,000 miles

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Raiders have taken nine long flights, traveled about 20,000 miles and overhauled the bottom portion of their roster since last playing a game at the Oakland Coliseum. Having survived the nearly seven-week odyssey by winning two of five games to remain in the thick of the AFC playoff race, the Raiders (3-4) are excited to return for a three-game homestand that will determine how long they will stay in contention.

GOED helping form statewide rural entrepreneurship initiative

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development has set a Rural Entrepreneurship Workshop for Nov. 7 in Elko.

Senator Square: Student reflects on Carson High girls golf season

Editor’s Note: Written by Sarah Wiggins is a CHS sophomore, athlete, NHS member, Leadership member, Blue Crew member and HOSA Future Health Professional member.

Suspect sought in armed robbery

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in attempting to identify a suspect in an armed robbery.

Michael Brown named director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Gov. Steve Sisolak has named Michael Brown director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.

Carson High grad, Chase Blueberg qualifies for Team USA bobsled after open tryout

After a shoulder injury during college, Chase Blueberg wondered if he was done with athletics. The 2014 Carson High graduate went on to be drafted by the Atlanta Braves, but opted not to sign in an effort to try to up his draft stock, instead heading to Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina.

Man sleeping at 3:30 a.m. in car at Taco Bell results in possession of meth charge, Carson City Sheriff’s Office says

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. MONDAY At 8 a.m., Robert Rowland, 61, an inmate at Northern Nevada Correctional Center, was booked on five felony counts including open murder and 1st degree murder. He was also charged with battery with a deadly weapon and two counts of assault on a protected person. He was held without bail.

Gas pipeline fueling Nevada back in operation

Contrary to some reports, the pipeline that brings gasoline and other petroleum products over the Sierra from California to Reno is back in full service. Melissa Ruiz, a spokesman for Kinder Morgan, the company that operates the pipeline for different producers, said the line was shut down intermittently over the past couple of weeks because Pacific Gas and Electric cut off power to the line due the high winds and extreme fire danger in the Sacramento area.

Treasurer’s office returning $62,000 in unclaimed property to non-profit groups

The Nevada Treasurer’s Office has identified $62,114 in unclaimed property belonging to dozens of non-profit groups in the state. A spokesman said $20,185 has already returned to 15 organizations including Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, Special Olympics Nevada and Reno Artown.

Review: Hangtown Music Festival shines in the dark

While Northern California was dealing with power outages due to the PG&E shutoffs, there was one place the music never stopped.

Pack downs Colorado Christian 86-55 in exhibition

RENO (Nevada Athletics) — The University of Nevada men’s basketball team had five players score in double figures on Wednesday night at Lawlor Events Center as the Wolf Pack defeated Colorado Christian 86-55 in an exhibition contest. The Pack is 2-0 in exhibition play and host Utah on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the regular season home opener.

3.2 earthquake reported at midnight

Update: The USGS has changes the magnitude to a 3.2. It was originally reported as a 3.3, then changed to a 3.1. Update: The earthquake has been downgraded to a 3.1. It was originally reported at a 3.3.