Stories for September 2019

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Monday, September 30

George Wendell Parrish

George Wendell Parrish April 28, 1933 ~ August 3, 2019

Anniversary of Las Vegas massacre renews gun control debate

LAS VEGAS — In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have tightened some gun regulations.

Death sentence in Fernley murder spree upheld by Nevada Supreme Court

The Nevada Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the conviction and death sentence for Jeremiah Bean, who shot and killed five people during a crime spree in May 2013.

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong victim of vandalism spree

Vandals splattered numerous cars and trucks with eggs Saturday night in Carson City.

Nevada Wolf Pack Notes: Quarterback competition back on

The Nevada Wolf Pack now has a full-blown quarterback competition.

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak names director of new Office for New Americans

Gov. Steve Sisolak has named Amaka Ozobia as the first director of the new Office for New Americans.

Bar cleared when patrons confront deputies, 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 2:59 a.m., a 30-year-old woman was arrested on Marian Avenue for failure to maintain a travel lane. She was charged with DUI 1st alcohol as well as the traffic violation. Bail was set at $4,040.

Controversial wild horse plan headed to Senate floor

RENO — Congress is closer to approving a contentious wild horse initiative backed by national animal welfare groups and the livestock industry but condemned by leaders of the largest and oldest coalition of mustang advocates in the West.

Mountain West rankings: Bad night for football in Nevada

College football in the state of Nevada had a weekend it would like to forget.

Walk/bike to school day Wednesday in Carson City

Wednesday is International Walk to School Day. Organized events for those walking or bicycling to school are planned in several Nevada counties including Carson, Douglas and Lyon. Some 50 Nevada schools around the state are expected to participate.

Hard Rock owner: Eldorado properties may sell again

One of the owners of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino said Thursday she wouldn’t be surprised if two of the three Stateline properties involved in the Caesars Eldorado Resorts merger were sold in the near future. Harveys, Harrah’s and Mont Bleu were all involved in the merger, which Paragon Gaming Chairwoman of the Board Diana Bennett said on might result in further property sales.

Schulz Ranch final phase returns to Carson City supervisors

The final phase of Schulz Ranch is back before the Board of Supervisors on Thursday. The final map of the 100-lot Phase 4 went to the board for approval earlier this month, but was tabled while Lennar Corp., the builder, worked out a problem with its drainage system for the previous phase.

Sunday, September 29

Matilda Elwinger Horst

Matilda (Sis) Elwinger Horst

Restaurant roundup: Carson City IHOP closing; Mark Estee to open Cucina Lupo in October

Restaurants come and go and that holds true for Carson City’s thriving dining scene. The latest closure is IHOP on South Carson Street. The breakfast place known for its pancakes is serving through Sunday and closing its doors forever on Monday.

Nevada Department of Transportation seeking input on rural transit needs

The Nevada Department of Transportation is seeking public input on transit needs in rural Nevada including public transportation needs.

New coats sought for needy Students in Transition in Carson City

This weekend will see the season’s first cold snap and dip below freezing temperatures. The McKinney-Vento Students in Transition Program in Carson City is seeking donations of new (not used) coats and jackets for students in transition. Students in Transition are those individuals who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence.

Nevada gaming win up 4.3 percent in August

Nevada casinos reported $952.4 million in gaming win for August, an increase of 4.3 percent over the same month last year. The increase was generated almost completely on the Las Vegas Strip where win was up almost 9 percent.

Big Nevada industrial park could help protect historic trail

FERNLEY — A proposed industrial park east of Reno could benefit efforts to protect part of a desert trail used by the Donner Party and thousands of others as they journeyed west in the 1840s, historic preservationists and a federal official say. Known as the Fernley Swales, the deep sand trenches and grooves that are part of the California National Historic Trail were carved by wagons and oxen in the Forty Mile Desert between the Humboldt and Carson rivers just north of U.S. Interstate 80.

Nevada Wolf Pack blown out at home by Hawaii

RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack’s performance Saturday night was even more miserable than the cold and wet weather at Mackay Stadium.

Jim Valentine: Showing procedures and protocols

Residential buyers typically want to look at the home they are buying before making an offer. As such, the showing is a most important step in the process. It is a seemingly simple process to set up and show a home, but there are actually quite a few components that contribute to a successful showing.

Carson City, Reno vape businesses react after warnings against vaping as lung illness cases rise

For the past three weeks, Gary Janczura, co-owner of Black Rock Vapor, said his vape shop in Sparks has taken a hit. This is no coincidence.

Saturday, September 28

Senior menus for the week of Sept. 30, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Sept. 30 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive:

William Riordan

William Riordan, 93, died September 26, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Nevada Funeral Services 775-883-5500.

William Riordan

William passed away at home on September 26th, 2019, at the age of 93.

Carson City road report for September 30 to October 6, 2019

Road report as of Sept. 26. The following information applies to the period of Sept. 30-Oct. 6: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work:

League’s 1st championship game, draft highlight NFL in 1930s

A look at the NFL’s second decade, the 1930s: FRANCHISES The 1930 season was played with 11 clubs, including the Portsmouth Spartans — who became the Detroit Lions in 1934 — the lone newcomer. It also marked the final season for the Minneapolis Red Jackets and Newark Tornadoes.

Carson boys power through Damonte Ranch

A wild second half filled with five goals, three yellow cards and a number of shots on goal saw Carson boys soccer edge out a 4-3 win over Damonte Ranch Saturday.

Second half stumble

After two comeback wins in the last 11 days, the Carson girls soccer team showed its confidence through the first half against Damonte Ranch Saturday.

Western Nevada College News & Notes: Celebrate the Moon at Jack C. Davis Observatory

Jack C. Davis Observatory will provide community members the opportunity to join many astronomy lovers around the world in celebrating the moon on Saturday, Oct. 5.

Carson City School District hears more feedback on Snyder Avenue

The Carson City School District’s first quarterly Professional Learning Community session for 2019-20 focused on feedback provided by the 1600 Snyder Ave., citizen committee.

Leslie Cain: Buying and selling at the same time? Consider these tips

There comes a time for many of us when we may need to sell our current house in order to purchase a different home. While these types of situations can get complicated, a little planning and working with an established Realtor makes all of the difference. Additionally, here are six tips to help the process go smoothly:

Nevada Sen. Cortez Masto: Fixing the Senate begins with Democrats taking control

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said Friday that the problem with the U.S. Senate is that there is no debate on the issues. “The biggest chagrin in the Senate right now is we are not debating anything because one man is holding it up,” she told the Carson Chamber of Commerce on Friday.

Past Pages for September 28 to October 1, 2019

Saturday 150 Years Ago Laying of the first rail of the Carson and Virginia Railroad: The first rail of the Virginia and Carson Railway will be laid at 7 o’clock this morning. It will take place on that part of the grade, near the Mint, where the company’s first locomotive is standing. So be on hand early, all ye who would see this part of the performance.

Colts’ defense, Raiders’ offense seeking breakthrough moment

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich has seen the numbers and watched the tape. He’s not the least bit concerned about the Colts’ defense. Instead, Reich draws on his NFL experiences to provide perspective and motivation for a group of players who could use a boost right now.

Friday, September 27

Douglas Worley

DOUGLAS WORLEY, 89, of Carson City, Nevada passed away September 22, 2019. Arrangements are in care of FitzHenry's Funeral Home, (775) 882-2644.

Mary Ann Hensly

Mary Ann Hensly Mary Ann Hensly, age 68, passed away peacefully in her home, Tuesday evening, September 17 2019.

Paul Maser

PAUL MASER, 75, of Carson City passed away September 25, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Maria Moates

MARIA MOATES, 94, of Carson City passed away September 22, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Missing the punchline

RENO – Carson’s defense hung tough with Reno football most of the night, but the Huskies were able to capitalize on big plays and key drives to top Carson 34-17 Friday night.

Carson City’s Janice Arlene Bailey celebrates 100th birthday

Carson City resident Janice Arlene Bailey celebrated her 100th birthday Sunday.

Matilda (Sis) Elwinger Horst

A Memorial Service to remember Sis’s life will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Galena Creek Recreation Center, 18350 Mt. Rose Highway. Look for the sign by the entrance. Drive past the visitor center and follow signs to the Bearmat picnic area. Refreshments and food will be served.

Rep. Mark Amodei to await ‘process’ on impeachment

LAS VEGAS — Nevada Republican Congressman Mark Amodei says he’ll await the results of congressional investigations before deciding whether he would cast a vote to impeach President Donald Trump. Amodei told reporters Thursday the question whether Trump violated the law should be put through “process, procedure, fact-finding and debate,” and he hopes it’s done quickly.

Prep roundup: Beglin wins home meet; Carson boys tennis too much for Damonte Ranch

Karen Beglin controlled her home course Wednesday as her 69 led all golfers at Eagle Valley Golf Course. It was Beglin’s second score under par this season.

Bochy prepares to exit after respected career

SAN FRANCISCO — Bruce Bochy once took a bat to a flat-screen TV during a San Francisco Giants team meeting to make a point to his players. It just took a few more swings than he expected because it didn’t break on the first attempt as he had figured. “It’s not like a regular TV where it shatters, it just went thud,” Bochy recalled this week.

Roger Diez: Who will make the Top 12?

After Joe Gibbs Racing scored a 1-2-3-4 finish in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race last weekend at Richmond, I said that something has to be done about those guys. They’re so dominant, they must be cheating. Well, at least one of them was. Erik Jones was disqualified due to failing optical inspection after the race and moved to last place in the results.

Sinatra versus Nevada gaming regulators, part 2

When Frank Sinatra sought to regain a gaming license in Nevada in 1981, he called upon a Nevada local that had already led him through a crisis several years earlier.

Senator Square: Carson High graduate addresses CHS’ new NHS members

National Honor Society held its induction ceremony Sept. 23 in the CHS Big Gym featuring guest speaker Ryan Costella, a 2000 CHS graduate. Costella was an active member of NHS, and this fact influenced his desire to attend college at Villanova University in Philadelphia, Pa., where he earned degrees in political science and English.

Kids Ninja Warrior dojo opening in Carson City

Several years ago Chris Hadlock opened a business that was a combination of mixed martial arts and kids ninja warrior.

Thursday, September 26

Janice Rombardo

Janice C. Rombardo Janice C. Rombardo, 71, of Carson City, passed away September 23, 2019.

Celia Alice Coe Keele

Celia Alice Coe Keele Feb 23, 1927 - Sept 24, 2019

Carson volleyball drops one to Damonte Ranch

It was a fairly clean first set for the Senators Thursday night, but after dropping the opening frame, 25-21, the Damonte Ranch Mustangs didn't let up taking the next two sets 25-17 and 25-18.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks information about stabbing in downtown Carson City

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the whereabouts of Johnny Orman, 46, of Carson City.

21 attorneys general push banking bill for pot businesses

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is leading a coalition of 21 attorneys general urging Congress to approve legislation allowing legal cannabis businesses access to the banking system. He said existing federal laws bar banks from dealing with cannabis businesses, forcing legal businesses to operate mainly in cash.

Nevada Health Exchange warns that federal insurance sent incorrect notices to Nevadans

The head of the Nevada Health Link insurance exchange says Nevada consumers were sent incorrect notices by the federal Health Insurance Marketplace.

Rugby clinic to be held Saturday at Mills Park

Jeff Williams is hosting a free USA Rubgy clinic Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 at Mills Park in an effort to get more members out for the Carson-Tahoe Blue Bulls rugby team.

This weekend last chance for Carson City Farmers Market

Fall has arrived and with that signals the end of the Carson Farmers Market for another year. The market has run 18 weeks and it seems to go by so fast. Our new market manager, Breana Coons, has done a great job and it shows in the number of people at the market every Saturday. The market is a gathering place for a lot of people and a camaraderie exits. You can sit have a cup of coffee and a bite to eat while listening to local musicians. It’s a chance to chat with your friends and neighbors. You can actually meet and get to know the people that grow your food.

Joe Santoro: The Nevada Wolf Pack’s best 12 minutes

Did they really happen? Or were they simply a Nevada Wolf Pack mirage? We’re talking about the best 12 minutes of Wolf Pack football this season. For the final dozen minutes against Purdue back on Aug. 30, the Wolf Pack offense was explosive, determined and productive.

3 Carson City residents arrested in burglary

On Sept. 19, Carson City Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a residential burglary in the 400 block of Hot Springs. Several firearms, ammunition, jewelry, a computer, and credit cards were stolen during the theft, according to a media release.

60 marijuana plants confiscated, 2 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. TUESDAY At 9:36 p.m., Ruben Omohundro was arrested after deputies were called by a woman who reported her MacBook Air, a Play Station 4 and Nintendo Switch were all stolen from her residence. The items were found to have been pawned at Capital City Pawn and at two GameStop stores in Carson City and Douglas County. The arrest report says Omuhundro admitted taking the items and selling them for cash. He was charged with grand larceny, obtaining money under false pretenses and violating a suspended sentence order. Bail was set at $46,000.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks help locating fraud suspect

On July 30, an elderly victim was approached by the suspect who claimed to be a nurse. She was dressed in black medical scrubs with a white accent line around the neck line and short sleeves. The suspect told the victim that he needed to provide her with his debit card and pin number or he would be moved to a care facility. The suspect later accessed the victim’s bank account multiple times in Carson City.

Carson City Planning Commission sends RV park plan to supervisors

The Carson City Planning Commission on Wednesday voted to recommend an RV park with lots for sale on Old Hot Springs Road.

Carson City middle schools receive grants for STEM programs

Students and teachers at Carson and Eagle Valley middle school now have access to a curricular program that will give students an advantage in their education and future careers. The opportunity was made possible with the help of Tesla’s K-12 Education Investment Fund, the Nevada Department of Education and Project Lead The Way (PLTW).

Nevada unemployment rate dips to 4.2 percent in August as all three metro areas improve; Carson City at 3.9 percent

Nevada’s raw unemployment rate dipped to just 4.2 percent in August as all three metropolitan areas reported improvements and total employment grew by 5,400. That is a three-tenths improvement over July with just 65,200 seeking work in a labor force of 1.55 million.

Wednesday, September 25

Edward M. Fowler

Edward M. Fowler Feb 22, 1937- Sept 20, 2019 In Loving Memory of Edward M. Fowler

Duane Wolting

Duane Ernest Wolting June 14, 1951 - September 18, 2019 Duane Ernest Wolting, 68, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada.

Lawrence J. Callahan

Lawrence J. Callahan, 86, died September 19, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

South Tahoe too much for Dayton volleyball

DAYTON – South Tahoe's presence in the front row was too much for Dayton volleyball Wednesday night at home.

Dust Devils' comeback falls short

The Dust Devils threw everything at the Sage Ridge net in the waining moments of Wednesday afternoon's game, but couldn't break the plane as the Scorpions picked up a 4-3 on Dayton's home turf.

Carson High football heads to Reno to take on Huskies

The Carson High football team will have a tall task Friday night in trying to limit the plays made from two areas of Reno’s 4-1 squad.

Southwest Gas rebates detailed at Carson City lunch

Southwest Gas has energy efficiency rebate programs for businesses and homeowners. Maxwell Hughes, energy solutions project adviser, and Melissa Porch, regulation and energy efficiency analyst, with the utility outlined some of the programs during Northern Nevada Development Authority’s monthly lunch Wednesday in the Casino Fandango ballroom.

Nevada Wolf Pack hopes for weather edge against Hawaii

The Nevada Wolf Pack might even have Mother Nature on its side Saturday night when it faces the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.

New hotel opens in Carson City

Carson City’s newest hotel is now open. My Place Hotel at Arrowhead Drive and Carson Street is a three-story, 64-unit extended stay hotel with kitchen and cooktop, microwave and full-size refrigerator in each room. The hotel is pet-friendly and has on-site laundry facilities, complimentary high-speed internet service, and a 24-hour My Store in the lobby.

Nevada News Group takes home bevy of journalism awards

Several staff members of the Nevada News Group were honored for journalistic excellence this weekend. Silver State journalists were celebrated Saturday night at the Nevada Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper and Magazine Contest awards banquet in Ely.

Nevada state superintendent tours Carson City schools

The second day of Nevada Department of Education State Superintendent Jhone Ebert’s listening tour took her to four Carson City schools on Tuesday. Meetings commenced at the Carson City School District offices and then continued to Carson High School, Eagle Valley Middle School, Seeliger Elementary School and Fremont Elementary School.

NDVS names Dickinson Veteran of the Month

CARSON CITY — Linda Dickinson of Sparks strongly believes in service and helping her fellow veterans.

Churchill County commission takes care of business

Churchill County commissioners took care of business Sept. 18 in a meeting that lasted a little more than one hour.

‘We have us a convoy’

A long, snaking line descended from one of the tallest passes in central Nevada. Slowly, the vehicles inched their way west from the 7,500-foot summit on a narrow, windy highway to their first stop for lunch at Eastgate, a major stop 100 years ago on the Lincoln Highway between Austin and Fallon.

Eisenhower rode on earlier transcontinental convoy

Editor’s note: A convoy of U.S. Army vehicles recreating a similar east-to-west transcontinental motorized road march in 1919 stopped in Fallon.

CCHS seniors volunteer to make the community better

Every year Churchill County High School seniors volunteer six hours for a number of organizations that improve the quality of life in the community.

Coalition conducts services for unclaimed veterans’ remains

The Nevada Veterans Coalition recently honored 15 soldiers and sailors plus one airman at the quarterly Missing in Nevada military service at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley.

LVN captures 14 NPA awards

ELY — The Lahontan Valley News won 14 awards Saturday in this year’s Nevada Press Association’s annual newspaper contest at the organization’s yearly convention in Ely.

Watson is going to get shot by the vet

Watson here and you read it right; I’m going to the vet to get my annual shots. Actually it isn’t that bad except for the thermometer up my bum and getting on the scale. I suppose I could stand to lose a few pounds, but good grief it’s just a couple of pounds. So, I’m guessing you want to know what kind of shots I’m getting.

Ladies Behind the Badge host blood drive

The Ladies Behind the Badge held their second annual blood drive with Vitalant (formerly Untied Blood Services) this July. New to this year was the ‘Battle of the Badges’ theme. At this blood drive, all donors voted for their favorite agency — Sheriff’s Office or Police Department.

Homecoming week: ‘We Got the Beat’

Homecoming week at Churchill County High School kicked off Monday with special events and dress-up days.

Fallon shuts down North Valleys with 54-point performance

RENO — Not yielding a league loss this season, Brooke Hill still found himself having a deep discussion with his football team.

Fallon, Oasis fall

Although it was a pair of sweeps in losses to Dayton and Truckee, the Lady Wave volleyball team took each team close to the brink as it rounds out the first half of the league schedule this weekend.

Buyer reveals plans for Ormsby House in Carson City

A proposal from the potential buyer of the Ormsby House further details his ideas for the historic downtown property, including seven floors of residences with medical care, closure of one block of Curry Street and, in the future, a mixed-use apartment building next door.

Past Pages for September 25 to September 27, 2019

Wednesday 150 Years Ago Goods from Chicago: Several prominent grocery dealers and others tradesmen at Virginia (City) are now receiving certain classes of goods in their line direct from Chicago, per railroad, and find that they cost less delivered here than the wholesale price in San Francisco. Eggs come through in excellent style, and are fully as good as the California article of hen fruit, and considerably cheaper. (Gold Hill News)

Tuesday, September 24

Diana Hill

Diana Hill July 26, 1942 ~ September 14, 2019 Diana Fae (Kerr) Hill, 77, of Arlington, WA. passed away peacefully September 14, 2019 after a short illness.

Wyman "Bo" Dean Sargent

Wyman "Bo" Dean Sargent March 3, 1949 ~ September 17, 2019 Wyman "Bo" Dean Sargent of Carson City, NV, A beloved husband, proud father and grandfather, passed away on September 17, 2019.

Carson City to host stormwater rate meeting Oct. 2

Carson City Public Works is hosting a public meeting on stormwater rates to get public feedback.

Carson City Sheriff’s deputies arrest two in robbery

Carson City Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a robbery that occurred at about 2:25 a.m. Tuesday near the 2600 block of Highway 50 East.

Prep roundup: Carson High boys cross country competes in massive field at Pacific

In a crowded field of 36 teams and more than 320 runners, Carson boys cross country took 28th as a team in the large division Saturday at the Pacific High School Invitational.

Elizabeth Warren schedules Oct. 2 town hall in Carson City

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is coming to Carson City next week. Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, is hosting a town hall at 6 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Multi-Purpose Athletic Center, 1860 Russell Way in Carson City.

Carson City’s Amodei: Pelosi under tremendous pressure to impeach but unsure of the facts

Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., says he understands that U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was under tremendous pressure from her caucus to start an impeachment investigation against President Trump. In a phone interview Tuesday, he said the allegations Trump pressured the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden is “the thing that moved her off the dime.”

Colegrove selected as new Carson City Library director

Nevada State Librarian Tod Colegrove will take over as director of the Carson City Library next week. “The Carson City Library is leading the nation in many ways,” he said. “I’m not prone to hyperbole, but that is the reality of the situation.”

Joe Santoro: Quarterback controversy for the Nevada Wolf Pack?

There is no quarterback controversy at the University of Nevada. Forget about a weekly quarterback carousel, a quarterback merry-go-round and a daily game of quarterback musical chairs up on North Virginia Street.

Pelosi announces official impeachment inquiry of President Trump

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief.

Carson City Library celebrating Banned Books Week

Have you read a banned book lately? Chances are, even if it was on your high school Literature class reading list, you have read a book that somebody somewhere wanted to ban.

Christopher "Cody" Day

February 27, 2002 ~ September 15, 2019

Victims ID’d in fatal crash

Two people died Sept. 14 in a crash on US-95 Alternate and Lyon County mile marker 27.

Nevada Supreme Court rejects petitions by two death row inmates

The Nevada Supreme Court has unanimously rejected petitions by two of Nevada’s longest-serving death row inmates.

Monday, September 23

Linda Kay Kirby Bushman

Linda Kay Kirby Bushman Jan 3, 1948 - Sept 9, 2019

Suit seeks to block gondola linking Lake Tahoe ski resorts

RENO — A wilderness protection group has filed a lawsuit to try to block construction of a 2.2-mile long gondola that would pass through a national forest to connect the ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics with a neighboring Lake Tahoe ski resort.

Nevada offers $900,000 in grants for off-highway vehicle projects

The state has amassed $900,000 in registration dollars to fund off-highway vehicle projects across the state.

Nevada Wolf Pack notes: Carson Strong expected to start at QB against Hawaii

Carson Strong is the Nevada Wolf Pack’s starting quarterback. For now. “Carson has earned that right with the way he‘s practiced and prepared each week,” Wolf Pack coach Jay Norvell said on Monday. “He gives us the best chance to win right now.”

Nevada attorney general warns about Social Security phone scams

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford issued a warning Monday about scammers claiming to represent Social Security trying to obtain people’s numbers and personal information.

Woman bites boyfriend, 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 11:04 a.m., a Fernley developer was arrested on an outstanding Douglas County warrant after a traffic stop at Stewart and Telegraph for an expired registration. Bail was set at $1,128.

Mountain West rankings: San Jose State has reason to celebrate

The San Jose State Spartans haven’t had many opportunities to celebrate in recent years. That all changed this past weekend.

Nevada senators urge repeal of provision that would cut highway funding

Nevada U.S. Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen are calling on congressional leaders to repeal a provision in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act that would cut $7.6 billion from highway funding. The cuts would take about $50 million away from Nevada at a time when the two Democrats say infrastructure funding is critical in the state’s rapidly growing urban areas.

Carson City Airport could add ‘Lake Tahoe’ to name

The Airport Authority is considering changing Carson City Airport’s name. The authority met Wednesday and directed Ken Moen, airport manager, to research what it would mean to change the airport’s name to Carson City-Lake Tahoe Airport in an effort to take advantage of its proximity to the lake.

Jim Valentine: BLM land compared to BIA land

Nevada is more than 80% owned by the federal government consisting mostly of U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land. Additionally there is a significant percentage of land that is owned by Native American tribal entities, or land that is held in trust by the U.S. government on behalf of individual Indians. This land is controlled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, or BIA. When traversing rural Nevada lands it can be difficult to differentiate between BLM and BIA administrated land.

Carson City tax practitioner completes National Tax Practice Institute

Ernie Mayhorn, EA, has earned the Fellow designation from the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) for completing the three levels of the National Tax Practice Institute (NTPI). This achievement demonstrates Mayhorn’s dedication to protecting taxpayer rights and attests to his expertise in Federal Tax Law.

Fall Cleanse Part 2

Last week I talked about the importance of cleansing this time of year and how to prepare yourself for a weeklong vacation away from toxins. Here are some recipes you can use to get started on your way to better health. Please reference last week’s article to better prepare yourself for this cleanse.

Sunday, September 22

Carson City birth announcements for September 6 to September 13, 2019

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Shanna and Adam Haney of Carson City, Lyla Rose Haney, born Sept. 6, 2019, weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces.

Danica Christine Grace Palmer

Danica Christine Grace Palmer Jan 24, 1979 - Aug 28, 2019

Lawyer suspended over accusations against Nevada Supreme Court justices

A panel of appointed district judges this week suspended Las Vegas lawyer James Colin because of his conduct after the Supreme Court rejected his client’s appeals in a death penalty case.

Nevada Public Utilities Commission to investigate tightening gas pipeline safety rules

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is opening an investigation into how to tighten gas pipeline safety regulations.

Jonny Laplante, Carson High’s Swiss Army knife

The Carson High football team has asked its 5-8, 145 pound senior Jonny Laplante to play everywhere.

Talk of the Town: Kelly’s Steam Carpet Care

Has your carpet had good use? It gets dirty over time Does your upholstery need cleaning up? Do you want it looking, oh so fine?

Carson City schools’ committee blesses purchase of Snyder Avenue site

Carson City Superintendent Richard Stokes’ citizens committee that has been meeting in recent weeks stated as a whole Wednesday night that the school district’s board of trustees should purchase the property on 1600 Snyder Ave.

Saturday, September 21

Senior menus for the week of September 23, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Sept. 23 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive:

David Wise

David E Wise 7/14/1937 – 8/29/2019 David Wise age 82. an amazing man who loved life, he was easy going, caring, funny, loving, & always had the most positive attitude, he was always smiling even in the end. Married for 50 years to Nilva (Verner) Wise.

John George Hughes

John George Hughes July 15, 1944 - May 29, 2019

Marilyn Foster: Group travel offers big bang for the buck

I often am asked about the benefits of group travel versus traveling with a friend or even alone. I tell them that group travel, for me, is the only way to see as much as possible, learn more about the culture than presented in guidebooks, meet great, new, like-minded friends, and know upfront what the cost will be. There are not many surprises when traveling safely in a group environment.

Carson City Airport Authority makes donation to Eagle Valley Children’s Home

At the monthly Airport Authority Board meeting the Carson City Airport Authority presented Donna Clarke, executive director of the Eagle Valley Children’s Home a check in the amount of $3,963.61 to establish an endowment in the name of the Carson City Airport Authority to support the mission of the EVCH. The mission of the EVCH is not-for-profit organization which exists to support people with intellectual and developmental program at EVCH and a respite program in the family’s home.

Carson City road report for September 23 to September 29, 2019

Carson City road report as of Thursday. The following information applies to the period of Sept. 23-29: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work:

Carson City’s U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei votes to keep federal government open

Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nv., Thursday voted in favor of the short-term continuing resolution that will keep the federal government running into November. “The only thing dumber than voting for a continuing resolution is voting for a shutdown,” he said.

John Bullis: No physical injury lawsuit proceeds are taxable

Denise C. McMillan represented herself in Tax Court. She sued her Home Owners Association (HOA) for “alleged nuisances, claims of emotional distress, libel, slander, invasion of privacy and construction defect.” At the trial, she claimed that either the mold or the stress had made her nauseous. She developed a rash but could not remember the name of the doctor that prescribed rash cream for her.

Roger Diez: Truex leads NASCAR into Richmond

The first race of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoffs is in the record books, and Martin Truex Jr. locked himself into the next round with a win at Las Vegas. Combined with a stage win, Truex now sits atop the point standings and has six more playoff points to carry into the round of 12. Kevin Harvick, who led 47 laps, finished second.

Nevada Attorney General moves to dismiss GOP business tax lawsuit

Attorney General Aaron Ford this week took up the cause of Senate Democrats trying to protect their votes to extend two taxes that were scheduled to sunset July 1. He filed a motion in Carson District Court to dismiss the lawsuit filed by all eight Nevada Senate Republicans charging that those bills are unconstitutional because they didn’t get a two-thirds vote in the Senate.

Past Pages for September 21 to September 24, 2019

SATURDAY 150 Years Ago Climatic change: An old trapper in the Rocky Mountains says that the winds there now blow milder and damper than formerly, the air is heavier, the rain falls more frequently in Utah and portions of the Far West.

Friday, September 20

Jennifer Michelle Smith

Jennifer Michelle Smith March 4, 1976 - Sept 12, 2019 Jennifer Michelle Smith, 43, of Hot Springs embraced the lord on September 12, 2019. Born in Carson City, Nevada she was the spunky little girl whom everybody loved.

Shirley Irene Kentopp

Shirley Irene Kentopp Feb 29, 1944 ~ Sep 6, 2019 Shirley Irene Kentopp, born February 29, 1944, in Cherry Valley, Arkansas, passed away September 6, 2019, in Reno Nevada.

Jon Kent Shambaugh

Jon Kent Shambaugh March 10, 1937 ~ September 6, 2019

Duane E. Wolting

Duane E. Wolting, 68, died September 18, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Melvin V. Tehee

Melvin V. Tehee, 79, died September 11, 2019 in Silver Springs, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Carson High football has a ball in 42-6 homecoming win over Hug

As the Carson football team trotted back to the far end zone after celebrating a 42-6 win over Hug with the Senator student section, Carson head football coach Blair roman had a message for the team.

Douglas football drops 33-7 game at Spanish Springs

SPARKS — Spanish Springs scored three times in the first 7:12 of the third quarter to surge ahead and take a Northern 4A contest from the Douglas Tigers on Friday.

Senator Square: Carson High’s Happiest Homecoming on Earth a huge success

Homecoming, first seen in 1911 at the University of Missouri, is a wonderful event celebrated throughout the U.S. at high schools and colleges. Homecoming is more than just a football game, it encompasses multiple celebratory events such as bonfires, tailgate parties, dances, and the crowning of a King and Queen.

Carson City teacher named Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Emerging Leader

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, a mission-driven nonprofit dedicated to empowering educators to achieve excellence in learning, teaching and leading, is pleased to announce it has selected Rachel Croft, fourth grade teacher at Bordewich Bray Elementary School in the Carson City School District, as a 2019 Emerging Leader. The Emerging Leaders program recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to influence education programs, policy and practice on both the local and national levels.

Nevada Poetry Out Loud competition opens registration

Registration is under way for the Nevada’s 2020 Poetry Out Loud competition and high school teachers and students throughout the state are invited to get involved.

Nevada briefs: Second group of state workers file to begin collective bargaining process

A second group of state workers has decided to begin the process of collective bargaining. Employees who provide a variety of mental and behavioral health care services has decided to file seeking to recognize the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) as their union representative.

VIPS for Vets program in Carson City receives donation from Rupert’s Auto Body

Rupert’s Auto Body donated a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze to the Sheriff’s Office VIPS for Vets program to support the growing need for transportation services for local veterans.

22 felony counts for 25-year-old man, 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. THURSDAY At 1:38 a.m., a 55-year-old passenger in a vehicle stopped on South Carson Street was arrested on an outstanding Douglas County warrant. His bail was set at $900.

I-580 through Carson City to be reduced to a single lane this weekend

Segments of the Interstate 580 Carson City Freeway will be reduced to a single lane throughout the weekend as part of a Nevada Department of Transportation project to resurface and enhance the interstate.

Carson City Nugget adds children’s charity event to holiday schedule

The Carson Nugget Hotel Casino is prepping for its busy holiday season which includes a new charity event for children. First, the downtown property is hosting Family Day on Oct. 25 and the Annual Chili Feed the next day, Nevada Day.

Transient arrested for littering, 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. TUESDAY At 5:50 p.m., a 28-year-old was arrested at his College Parkway apartment after an anonymous tip that he was violating probation conditions by consuming alcohol. Bail was set at $500.

Nevada state treasurer employee prints business cards in Braille

When Erik Jimenez of the Nevada treasurer’s office hands you a business card, you can’t help but notice that it’s all lumpy. That’s because, in addition to the usual name and number, his contact information is embossed into the card in Braille.

Thursday, September 19

Nevada’s U.S. Sens. Rosen, Cortez Masto announce traffic safety grants

U.S. Sens. Catherine Cortrez Masto and Jacky Rosen, both Democrats, Tuesday announced Nevada will receive $1,847,425 in funding to support transportation safety investments. The grants are designed to help law enforcement and first responders better understand and respond to transportation safety issues. They said the goal is to help reduce casualties from commercial vehicle accidents.

Carson City health inspections for August 27 to August 30, 2019

Carson City Health Department’s food-service inspections for Aug. 27 to 30. A, B or C grades are given based on the inspection score, which starts at zero. Points are added for each violation. Note: Low-risk factors are noted but not factored into scoring, although restaurants are still required to correct them.

Carson City supervisors approve 3 subdivision proposals

The Board of Supervisors approved three residential subdivision proposals Thursday after adding restrictions to two of the projects. The supervisors made several changes to the approval of Little Lane Village, a 149-lot single-family development planned on 21.48 acres on Little Lane west of Saliman Road.

Chicago Pizza 101 by Richard Bragiel (recipe)

I would like to start my first column by saying “thank you” to the Carson City community. Although I frequently vacationed in the Lake Tahoe area, I never really took the time and/or had the chance to get to know Carson City. Living in Carson City since January 2015, I have come to embrace the culture of the city and especially the people who have made this the educational, enjoyable and community-oriented city that it is.

Carson City Ormsby House in escrow for $15 million; Joe D’Angelo wants to turn building into ‘Joshua House’

Joe D’Angelo has a different vision for the Ormsby House, one he says will be unique in Carson City. D’Angelo is in escrow to buy the 48-year-old hotel-casino but is having some trouble convincing city officials of his idea because they still see the Ormsby House as a hotel-casino.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack short on fans and explosions

Northern Nevada is still having a difficult time warming up to the Nevada Wolf Pack football program. The Wolf Pack attracted just 34,318 fans for its first two home games combined this year against Purdue and Weber State.

Capital City Arts Initiative reception Friday at the ‘Brick’

The Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, “Constellation,” at the Community Development Building, or the “Brick,” at 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City. Nine students from the University of Nevada, Reno’s Bachelor of Fine Arts program have work in the exhibit. CCAI will host a reception for the artists from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday. The free exhibition is available to the public between 8 and noon and 1 p.m. Mondays to Fridays from Sept. 16 to Dec. 10.

Nevada desert towns prep for possible ‘Storm Area 51’ influx

LAS VEGAS — Visitors descending on the remote Nevada desert for “Storm Area 51” are from Earth, not outer space.

Nevada State Museum in Carson City joins in Smithsonian’s ‘Museum Day’ on Saturday

The Nevada State Museum, Carson City will open its doors for free to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day.

Wednesday, September 18

Community sports: Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness day is Saturday

Packet pickup for golfers and runners/walkers for the sixth annual Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness day festivities is at the Silver Oak golf course clubhouse is 5-6:30 p.m. Friday. The first 100 golfers to check in will receive shirts. There is late registration for walkers and runners Saturday morning at 7 a.m.

Senators slide past Reno and into league play

The winning ways against Reno continued Wednesday night for the Carson High boys soccer team as the Senators posted a 4-1 victory to edge their way back near .500 on the year.

Carson High football will lean on ground game Friday against Hug

Carson High football will return to its home turf Friday night as the Senators look to get back to .500 on the year.

7 of 10 Carson City schools improve in Nevada ratings

Seven of the 10 schools in the Carson City School District improved enough to earn a higher star ranking in the Nevada School Performance Framework. The Nevada Department of Education released the NSPF on Sunday.

Sonoma Park in Carson City closing for maintenance

Sonoma Park, located between Sonoma Street and Stafford Way in Carson City, is closing Sept. 23-27 for maintenance.

Is UTEP the cure for what ails the Nevada Wolf Pack?

Jay Norvell wants his Nevada Wolf Pack football team to clean up its act.

‘Paperwork’ cited in Northern Nevada Veterans Home certification failure

Deputy Veterans Services Director Wendy Simons says veterans shouldn’t be worried about reports the Northern Nevada Veterans Home in Sparks failed its VA certification. Some veterans had raised concerns saying they were told the failure was because of a “life safety” issue.

Fallon rolls against Wolverines in key 3A battle

A harvest moon and Friday the 13th gave a bright, yet radiant glow under the Friday night lights.

Licking their chops right now

There is nothing quite as bracing as getting a sloppy dog lick first thing in the morning. It certainly opens my eyes. Looking into Watson’s big brown puppy eyes, I know it’s breakfast time, and he’s one hungry chow hound.

Fallon Chamber presents free job fair

A free job fair presented by the Fallon Chamber of Commerce is Friday at the Fallon Convention Center from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Townsend: A pioneer in women’s sports

RENO — More than one century ago, the pioneering spirit led to the founding of Fallon and the establishment of many small ranching communities scattered from Leeteville to Stillwater.

Cross country, tennis, volleyball results

The Fallon cross country team had a strong showing at the North Tahoe Kiwanis Mountain Invitational on Friday.

Fallon boys soccer falls at Lowry

WINNEMUCCA — The Lowry High School boys soccer team closed out its five-game homestand to start the Northern 3A season with a 4-1 win over Fallon on Tuesday (Sept. 10).

Input sought as county updates master plan

Every five years, Churchill County reviews its master plan and seeks public input on the plan’s various chapters as part of the updating process. The current plan, adopted in 2015, is currently in the review process and monthly meetings will be held over the next year with opportunities for public input at each meeting.

Communities remain strong 18 years after 9/11

Although the pain of the terrorist events of Sept. 11, 2001, remains vivid for many people who watched them unfold either in person or on television, speakers at Wednesday’s 911 remembrance at Fallon’s City Hall Courtyard spoke of the country’s resolve to remain strong and resilient.

Fallon Film Series concludes with ‘A League of Their Own’

Directed by Penny Marshall, “A League of Their Own” stars Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna, Garry Marshall, Rosie O’Donnell, and Lori Petty. The screenplay was written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, from a story by Kelly Candaele and Kim Wilson.

Lady Wave splits soccer matches

After being shut out for two consecutive Northern 3A matches, Fallon’s girls soccer team took out its frustration against Lowry Sept. 10 to pin an 8-0 loss on the visitors.

Prep Roundup: Zach Sever leads Carson High cross country

Zach Sever became the second Senators’ boy to win the Nevada Union Cross Country Invitational on Saturday and did so in a record-breaking time.

Carson City Historical Society celebrating 50th anniversary

History comes alive Saturday for the pinnacle of the Carson City Historical Society’s year-long 50th anniversary celebration.

Past Pages for September 18 to September 20, 2019

Wednesday 150 Years Ago Sun Baths: According to Hall’s Journal of Health, sun baths cost nothing, and are the most refreshing life-take. Giving sunbaths costs nothing. People are deluded with the idea that things only can be good or useful if they cost money. Let it not be forgotten that three of God’s most beneficial gifts to man, the things most necessary to good health are sunlight, fresh air, and water--free to all.

Tuesday, September 17

Teri Lyn Ewing Magna

Teri Lyn Ewing Magana Teri passed away on September 12,2019.

Gwen Renee Nix

Gwen Renee Nix November 24, 1964 ~ September 10, 2019

Robert Hagan

ROBERT HAGAN, 88, of Carson City passed away September 13, 2019. Arrangements are in care of Walton's Chapel of the Valley, (775) 883-4965.

Richard Kirlicks

Richard Kirlicks, 83, died September 12, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Virginia Baronian

Virginia Baronian, 92, died September 10, 2019 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Mark Cain

Mark Cain, 59, died August 29, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

David E. Morrissey

David E. Morrissey, 60, died August 18, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Edward Gleason

Edward Gleason October 24, 1938 ~ September 8, 2019 Edward Gleason, born October 24, 1938 , passed away September 8, 2019. He was born in Boston, one of four siblings.

Carson volleyball battles but falls to Reno

Reno High volleyball showed its height and its talent Tuesday as the Huskies bested Carson in straight sets, 25-23, 25-20, 25-17.

Washoe, Pyramid Lake Paiute tribes health-related grants

The Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California will be awarded $374,124 annually for the next five years by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the agency’s Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country program, officials announced Wednesday.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack’s Air Raid offense needs the ground game

The Nevada Wolf Pack running backs had a simple message for their teammates on the offensive line last Saturday at Mackay Stadium.

Nevada regulators investigate pot lab testing facilities

Nevada regulators have started an investigation into marijuana testing labs after tainted cannabis batches have triggered two health advisories.

Guitars and ukulele performances set for Brewery Arts Center in Carson City

Laurence Juber, a guitarist with Paul McCartney’s Wings, and Daniel Ho, a six-time Grammy Award winning guitarist and ukulele player, will perform Oct. 5 at the Brewery Arts Center.

Tesla grants $1 million to support computer science education in Nevada

Tesla has awarded the state of Nevada $1 million to support computer science education initiatives.

Fallon man ruled competent to stand trial for murder

A Fallon man charged with the murder of a fellow church member in July 2018 has been found competent to stand trial after a status hearing on Monday in Tenth District Court.

Nevada Supreme Court rules domestic battery defendants are entitled to a jury trial

The Nevada Supreme Court ruled this week that changes to domestic battery laws by the 2015 Legislature elevated that crime to the point where it qualifies for a jury trial.

Monday, September 16

Margaret "Margo" Lee Counterman

Margaret (Margo) Lee Counterman April 12, 1962 - Aug 15, 2019 Margaret (Margo) Lee Counterman passed away at her residence in Fernley on August 15, 2019.

Nevada Notebook: Is the kicker the Wolf Pack’s MVP?

Brandon Talton just might be the Nevada Wolf Pack football team’s Most Valuable Player so far this season. The freshman kicker is a perfect 8-of-8 on field goals and 5-of-5 on extra points this year. At one point this year he scored 19 Wolf Pack points in a row, the last four in a 34-31 win over Purdue, all six in a 77-6 loss at Oregon and the first nine in a 19-13 win over Weber State last Saturday.

Beatles tribute group performs in Carson City for ‘Abbey Road’ anniversary

Take a walk down memory lane to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Abbey Road.”

Domestic violence group raises fears over Nevada Supreme Court ruling

The Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence says last week’s Supreme Court ruling that domestic violence cases qualify for a jury trial could make it harder for victims to be protected.

Winds damage 100-year-old elms at Capitol in Carson City

Strong winds knocked several limbs off the historic 100-year-old elms that surround the Nevada Capitol in Carson City on Monday as a light rain dampened the streets. Gusts of up to 45 mph were expected through the afternoon.

Nevada Supreme Court restores water rights priority dates for Happy Creek ranch

Agreeing with a district judge that the application of a 1981 law would unfairly impact Happy Creek Ranch, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled 7-2 this week to restore the ranch’s water rights back to their original priority more than 50 years old.

Mom arrested for meth, 4-month-old turned over the child services, 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 4:44 p.m., Leilani Salter-Arms, 26, was arrested on drug charges after deputies responded to the Nolan Inn on a report of a woman threatening suicide. A search of her purse revealed meth and needles. Her 4-month-old was turned over to child protective services and she was arrested for possession of meth and paraphernalia as well as child endangerment. Bail was set at $6,000.

Work this week on north end of Lattin Road

As Churchill County continues its wastewater consolidation project on Lattin Road, the work moves to the northern end of the road next week as A&K Earthmovers begins to lay sewer pipe under the road.

Where’s Inflation?

If you enjoy searching for Waldo, the visual nemesis in a red-striped sweater and cap, you may appreciate the quandary of central bankers in many wealthy nations. For almost a decade, they’ve been they’ve been trying to find inflation.

Mountain West rankings: Air Force seeking Colorado ‘championship’

The Air Force Falcons are one step closer to ruling the state of Colorado. “We want to be the kings of Colorado,” Air Force running back Kadin Remsberg said after last Saturday’s 30-23 overtime win against the Colorado Buffaloes.

Carson City schools’ committee tours Snyder Avenue property

The committee members providing input to Carson City School Superintendent Richard Stokes on 1600 Snyder Ave., as a prospective school site overall were encouraged after viewing the property’s condition.

Three subdivision plans go before Carson City supervisors

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday will consider three new Carson City subdivisions, including a new phase of the Schulz Ranch.

Sunday, September 15

Carson City birth announcements for August 22 to September 5, 2019

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Lennette Kimmins of Carson City, Rosendo Manuel Kimmins, born Aug. 22, 2019, weighing 6 pounds and 12 ounces.

Clear Creek Tahoe boasts only red clay courts in the area

Clear Creek Tahoe, a private residential community located in the mountains of Carson City off of Highway 50, is known for its golf course but now the club has a new attraction.

Final Carson City Summer 2019 Artist Lecture set for Thursday

The final lecture in the Summer 2019 Artist Lecture Series is Thursday featuring sculptors Gina Miccinilli, from Wayne, N.J., and Laura Buchan of Portland, Ore.

Jim Valentine: Preparing to sell

Residential buyers usually have a clear vision of what they want to accomplish. Their vision is usually created with a budget in mind, preferred location, style of home, features of home, size of lot and condition of the home. Those desired characteristics can be quantified and a property qualified for meeting them rather handily. On the other hand, sellers’ ideal circumstances can be more difficult to identify.

Carson City’s United Methodist Church to celebrate 160th birthday

The First United Methodist Church is inviting Carson City to help celebrate the congregation’s 160th birthday. The event is set for Sept. 29 with services at 10 a.m. and a catered lunch at 11:30.

Saturday, September 14

Senior menus for the week of Sept. 16, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Sept. 16 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive:

Red flag warning through Monday, prompts activation of Cal Fire strike teams

TAHOE CITY – For the first time this fire season, the Lake Tahoe Basin Operational Area is under a Red Flag Warning, elevated to the level of a Particular Dangerous Situation – considered extreme fire danger, and has received state funding to activate and pre-position a task force during extreme fire weather in the region, forecast through Monday.

Nevada Wolf Pack edge Weber State, 19-13

The Nevada Wolf Pack didn’t need a Mackay Miracle to beat the Weber State Wildcats on Saturday.But that didn’t make it any easier.The Wolf Pack survived three turnovers, eight penalties and a blocked punt to hold off the upset-minded Wildcats of the Big Sky Conference, 19-13, in front of a thin crowd of 14,174 at Mackay Stadium.

Rosemary Main

Rosemary Main age 85, of Carson City, NV passed away on August 30, 2019. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Fitzhenry's Funeral Home. 775-882-2644

Yerington Cyber Security training reduces online threats for 13 participants

DLL Technologies LLC has announced its successful completion of the Cyber Security Program. DLL partnered with the Yerington Library and the Boys and Girls Club as part of its commitment to give back to the local community. It developed a project to teach area youth cyber security techniques to help them identify potential online threats, along with proper password protection habits. Thirteen participants passed the course with the potential of using the skills they learned in future business endeavors.

Carson ties with Hug despite shot advantage

Carson girls soccer had plenty of chances to break its scoreless tie with Hug Saturday, but the back line of the Hawks didn’t budge as the two squads ended in a 0-0 draw.

Carson boys soccer falls to Hug 2-0

Saturday’s boys soccer tilt between Carson and Hug were two teams that have plenty of history playing against each other.

Carson City road report for September 16 to September 22, 2019

Carson City road report as of Thursday. The following information applies to the period of Sept. 16-22: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work:

Western Nevada College News & Notes: New Veterans Resource Center coordinator finds calling in helping vets

Making a difference in one veteran’s life while attending the University of Nevada, Reno changed the course of Vincent Rivera’s career.

Roger Diez: NASCAR playoffs start in Las Vegas this weekend

Kevin Harvick spoiled Joe Gibbs Racing’s chance to capture all four of NASCAR’s crown jewels last Sunday. Harvick qualified on the pole and dominated the Brickyard 400, capturing his second win at the track. It was also the end of the regular season, which went to Kyle Busch.

Leslie Cain: It’s time to start preparing for fall

Did you know that every dollar invested in home maintenance can save you $100 in future repairs? Therefore, it is important to stay ahead of maintenance issues before they become serious problems. An effective way to do this is by regularly performing seasonal tasks. Here are seven fall preparation tasks to help get you started: Check Your Heating, Air Conditioning System

Plans for Lompa Ranch in Carson City slow to develop

Where is all the Lompa Ranch development? Roughly 430 new houses are approved, and at least as many apartments planned, for the 400-plus acre site in the middle of Carson City on most of what remains of the Lompa family ranch that was once twice that size.

Past Pages for September 14 to September 17, 2019

Saturday 150 Years Ago All sorts: Illness among children continue quite prevalent in this place. Mr. E. D. Sweeney who has been very ill—not expected to live—is improving. The Evening School—Those desiring to become pupils of Mr. Lawlor’s evening school should attend at the school rooms.

Friday, September 13

Carson High football drops 56-31 game to Foothill

Carson football hung with Foothill (CA) for a half Friday night, but the explosiveness of Cougar wideout Tyler Carey proved to be too much.

Thomas Kent Thompson

Thomas Kent Thompson April 11, 1947 ~ July 22, 2019

Cathryn E. Bober

Cathryn E. Bober 1940 ~ 2019

William Arthur Kinkel

William Arthur Kinkel June 10, 1944 - September 3, 2019

49ers’ travel log: Holiday Inn, ice cream and Bengals

CINCINNATI — After practicing on a college soccer field, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo headed for a nearby ice cream store to order one of his favorites: cookies and cream in a waffle cone. Then it was back to the Holiday Inn that was the San Francisco 49ers’ home base for their week in Ohio. “Youngstown, it’s been nothing but a good time,” the quarterback said

Chiefs, Raiders missing big-play WRs heading into matchup

OAKLAND, Calif. — Tyreek Hill streaking downfield for big receptions from Patrick Mahomes figured to be a major part of Kansas City’s passing offense this year. The Raiders were counting on technician Antonio Brown to get open on intermediate and deep balls to provide a needed spark in Oakland.

Senator Square: Time for the happiest homecoming on earth

Friday the 13th featured no bad luck at Carson High. On this day, beginning at 1:18 p.m. was an assembly in the Big Gym during the last class of the day as an introduction to CHS’ Happiest Homecoming on Earth. Leadership students led the assembly with the first activity being the introduction of the Homecoming King and Queen candidates who made their grand entrance onto the floor. Each student, male and female, threw out a “pickup line” of some hilarity in order to make their entrance memorable as CHS students are the ones who get to vote for their King and Queen, not the teachers. Homecoming week officially begins Monday with Toy Story Monday.

Pirate-themed movie night set for Carson City

The next Carson City outdoor summer movie night is Sept. 18 including food trucks, a pet costume contest and the classic childhood pirate movie, “Hook.”

Prep roundup: Carson’s Beglin wins meet, Sierra Lutheran picks up sweep

Beglin takes individual title, Carson fifth at Hidden Valley

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for all in Carson City rally

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders defended his call for Medicare for All on Friday before a crowd of about 200 at the Carson City Community Center.

Sleeping driver wakes and is 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. WEDNESDAY At 12:47 a.m., Joseph Fontaine, 40 was arrested on an outstanding P&P warrant after deputies responded to the Motel 6 for a report of occupants in a room yelling at each other. He was held without bail.

Two arrested on charges related to child endangerment, 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. THURSDAY At 12:34 a.m., a 26-year-old man and 23-year-old woman were arrested after an incident on Westcreek Lane in which they threatened the resident and broke windows before leaving the scene. He was arrested at Winnie and Roop. She was arrested later at an address on Jeanell Drive. He was charged with making threats, destruction of property and obstructing for refusing to identify himself. She was charged with eluding for leaving the scene and destruction of property as well as a contempt of court warrant. His bail was set at $1,300. She was held without bail on the warrant.

Escapee from Stewart Conservation Camp in Carson City recaptured in Reno

The prison inmate who escaped the Stewart Conservation Camp a month ago has been recaptured in Reno.

Carson City elementary students learn by bungee jumping Barbie

As Empire Elementary School works toward becoming more science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) focused, all the students in grades K-5 participated in a schoolwide project Tuesday called “Barbie Bungee.” The project was designed to allow students to stretch their minds and explore their engineering savvy by applying it firsthand through an outdoor bungee jump, or test.

Cleanup at Tahoe beaches provides lessons for future

INCLINE VILLAGE — The sixth annual Labor Day beach cleanup at Lake Tahoe did more than just remove 168 pounds of trash from the shoreline. It’s also apparently provided some clues to help design new strategies to keep the cigarette butts and other garbage from ending up there in the first place.

Nevada road fatalities decrease through first eight months of 2019

Fatalities on Nevada roads and highways in the first eight months of the year have decreased compared to 2018.

Thursday, September 12

Carson High volleyball finds strength in competition

After four-year varsity player Abby Pradere departed in the spring, Carson High volleyball head coach Robert Maw knew he was going to have to lean on a varsity newcomer to handle the setting duties in 2019.

Cynthia Ferris-Bennett: The season for ... figs

Here we go, autumn! We are just a few weeks away from that magical time of year, my absolute favorite. The evenings become crisp and cool, the leaves begin to change, it’s only 104 days until Christmas (yes, I start planning now) and harvests are happening everywhere. Palates turn to those comfort foods we wait all year long for … soups, stews, chowders, chicken and dumplings, hearty lasagnas and, of course, anything pumpkin.

Joe Santoro: How good (or bad) is the Nevada Wolf Pack?

Where, exactly, does the Nevada Wolf Pack stand in the world of college football? There are some (like the Oregon Ducks) that suggest the Wolf Pack is simply a glorified Big Sky Conference team with a better television deal. The Wolf Pack, after all, has sat at the big boys’ table of college football since 1992 but has rarely joined in the conversation with the real movers and shakers.

Carson City changes policies on hiring temporary workers

Carson City has instituted a new policy for hiring temporary workers. The change comes after an internal audit conducted by Eide Bailly found several issues with the city’s lack of procedures.

Victim ID’d in Carson City crash

A 92-year-old woman was killed Tuesday evening in a three-car crash at Airport Road and Highway 50. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Hannah DeGoey said the preliminary investigation shows a blue 2000 Impala heading eastbound on the highway failed to yield to the red light.

Mark Estee to open new restaurant in Carson City as Martin Hotel closes

An Italian restaurant operated by Mark Estee and his partners is opening in the downtown space about to be vacated by The Martin Hotel.

Carson City asked to add 5 cents to diesel fuel tax

The Regional Transportation Commission voted to recommend the Board of Supervisors levy a tax on diesel fuel sold in Carson City. On Wednesday, the commission voted 4-1 with Supervisor Lori Bagwell voting no because the recommendation was to impose the tax via ordinance rather than putting it on the ballot.

University of Nevada, Reno, Truckee Meadows Community College probe white nationalist flyers on campus

RENO — Officials at the University of Nevada, Reno are investigating after white supremacist fliers were posted on several campus buildings. School officials say multiple posters expressing white nationalist ideology were found Tuesday in about five buildings.

Changes at Derby Dam to help threatened Lahontan cutthroat trout

WADSWORTH — Federal officials are making fish-friendly modifications to a dam east of Reno that for more than a century has blocked off native spawning grounds for a threatened trout species that once migrated 120 miles upstream from Pyramid Lake to Lake Tahoe.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks information in elder exploitation case

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in an elder exploitation case. The suspect used an elderly female’s debit card to make several purchases and take cash out of the victim’s bank accounts.

Board of Examiners approves water contract with Carson City

The Board of Examiners on Tuesday approved a two-year contract with Carson City to provide the capital with water from the Marlette Water system. The pipes and other facilities necessary to provide the water to the city are already in place as the city in the past has purchased water from Marlette.

Carson City speakers reflect on the tragedy of 9/11

Speakers reflected Wednesday on the events of Sept. 11, 2001, when the worst act of terrorism occurred in the United States.

Carson High football looks to slow Foothill rushing game Friday

Carson High clashed with Foothill (Palo Cedro, Calif.) last season and saw the full force of then senior dual-threat quarterback, Jayden Gordon.

Wednesday, September 11

Community Sports: Carson City bench press championship set for Sept. 21

The Carson City Bench Press Championships will be held Sept. 21 as part of the Carson City Kiwanis Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day.

Group working to make Nevada Day parade more sustainable

GreenUP!, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides environmental education to businesses, announced a group effort to make Northern Nevada’s Nevada Day parade a more sustainable event. A Nevada Day green team was assembled to find ways to reduce waste at the event and it is seeking volunteers for the Nevada Day parade and festivities on Oct. 26.

Ron Wood raising funds for children’s mental health clinic Thursday

Ron Wood Family Resource Center is raising funds for a new mental health clinic for children. “Local mental health services for youth and children are severely limited,” wrote Joyce Buckingham, executive director, in a letter to community partners. “With the new addition of this clinic, we will be able to provide more services for children in need.”

Bernie Sanders plans Carson City town hall Friday

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders plans a campaign event in Carson City on Friday. The Democratic presidential candidate and senator from Vermont has scheduled a town hall, 3-5 p.m., on Friday at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Doors will open at 2 p.m., according to Sanders’ Facebook page.

WNC Step Climb gives people opportunity to reflect on 9-11

The death and destruction caused by terrorists at the World Trade Center and Pentagon 18 years ago remained close to people’s hearts and memories Wednesday during a memorial event at Western Nevada College in Carson City.

Carson City School District receives $1.15M in funding, two new school resource officers

In support of the recommendations from the Federal Commission on School Safety’s final report, the Nevada Department of Education has awarded the Carson City School District $1.15 million in grant funding for school safety.

Nevada Wolf Pack looking for bounce back against Weber State

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team needs a victory in the worst way. “Definitely,” senior offensive lineman Jake Nelson said this week as the Wolf Pack prepared to host the Weber State Wildcats at Mackay Stadium on Saturday (4:05 p.m., ESPN3).

Nevada Native American tribes’ history, issues explored at Carson City forum

A Sierra Nevada Forum panel on Tuesday gave a glimpse into the history and issues affecting Nevada’s Native American tribes. “The federal government recognizes our sovereignty. We are 27 nations, each with our own laws, constitution, courts,” said Stacey Montooth, executive director, Nevada Indian Commission, and a member of the Walker River Paiute Tribe.

Overtime pay for Nevada state workers slightly less than previous year

State employees racked up $46.23 million in overtime and comp-time pay in fiscal 2019, just a hair less than in the previous year. As usual, the agencies with the highest total OT and comp pay were the Department of Corrections at $12.4 million and the Department of Health and Human Services at $11.7 million. State Finance Director Susan Brown said those two departments account for just over half the state’s total.

Berry assumes command as state’s new adjutant general

RENO — Brig. Gen. Ondra Berry assumed command Saturday of the Nevada National Guard in a time-honored tradition that has endured throughout the years of military history.

Humans are changing dog brains

Erin Hecht, a neuroscientist from Harvard, recent revealed that human’s selective breeding of dogs for certain characteristics has altered the structure of dog brains. By examining MRI scans of 62 dogs representing 33 different breeds, scientists were able to map the different areas of the brain.

Koble conducts town hall in Fallon

Clint Koble launched another bid during the summer to unseat incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei, who defeated the former Nevada state director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2018.

State treasurer swings through Fallon

Since he became Nevada’s state treasurer in January, Zach Conine has developed a special affinity for rural Nevada.

Arts Council presents ‘Field of Dreams’

“Field of Dreams,” which came out in 1989, depicts an Iowa farmer who hears a voice suggesting he build a baseball field. The voice doesn’t stop, sending several messages, including taking a renowned author to a game at Fenway Park to visiting a ghost whose dream was to have one Major League at-bat.

Sparks, Truckee defeat Fallon’s soccer teams

The Greenwave soccer teams came up empty handed last week in a pair of league games against Sparks and Truckee.

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

One person was killed and several others injured Tuesday in a three-car crash at Airport Road and U.S. 50 in Carson City.

Night of remembrance in Carson City

Carson City, along with other communities in Northern Nevada, is remembering today the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, when a day of terror changed the way of life for future generations.

Past Pages for September 11 to September 13, 2019

Wednesday 150 Years Ago Burglary: James M. Thompson, who resides at the Lake View toll house on the Washoe road four miles from Carson, was awakened—someone was in the house. Rising from his bed Thompson alarmed the intruder. Thompson found his pantaloons and vest. His purse was emptied of its contents—a small sum of money. After daylight they tracked the man direct to Carson City.

Tuesday, September 10

Daniel Robert (Bob) Ellis

Daniel Robert (Bob) Ellis July 12, 1926 ~ September 3, 2019 At age 93, Bob passed away after a lengthy illness at home with his family.

Jon K. Shambaugh

Jon K. Shambaugh, 82, died September 6, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

John M. Aurand

John M. Aurand, 67, died August 29, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Emmy L. Barry

Emmy L. Barry, 90, died Sept. 9, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Donald T. Barry

Donald T. Barry, 92, died Sept. 8, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Oasis Academy’s Dusty Casey selected to Commission on School Funding

CARSON CITY — Nevada’s legislative leaders recently confirmed their appointments to the 11-member Commission on School Funding that will oversee the development of Nevada’s new school funding formula.

Fallon Pet Oasis has grand opening

Fallon Pet Oasis had a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony.

Horsepower Fitness holds ribbon cutting in Fallon

Horsepower Fitness had a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony.

Carson City United Cerebral Palsy location closing

Families of those afflicted with cerebral palsy in Gardnerville and Carson City are working on an alternative after they learned the United Cerebral Palsy locations are closing Nov. 1.

Fallon, other communities remember events of 9/11

Fallon, along with Carson City and Fernley, are remembering the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, Wednesday when a day of terror changed communities from the Atlantic to Pacific shores and nations around the globe.

Fallon, Oasis volleyball sweep

After dropping a five-game match to its cross-valley rival to open the league season, the Lady Wave volleyball team strung together three-straight wins last week.

Fallon holds off Fernley

Three long touchdown passes from Fallon quarterback Elijah Jackson to receiver Brock Richardson were the major difference in Fallon’s 42-35 Northern 3A win Friday night at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.

Soroptimist show and shine at Oats Park on Saturday

Soroptimist International of Fallon is sponsoring a Show and Shine in honor of the Lincoln Highway on Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Oats Park. Car entry starts at 9 a.m. on Court Street. Car registration fee is $25. All years, makes and models are welcome.

Museum begins lecture series on industry shaping Nevada

Churchill County Museum begins its 2019 Fall Lecture Series on Sept. 17 by exploring “Industrious Minds: How Industry Shaped Nevada.”

Wave golfers play in back-to-back matches

The Lady Wave golf team kicked off the season last week in Elko County, playing at tournaments hosted by Elko and Spring Creek high schools.

Joe Santoro: Nevada Wolf Pack players will always have at least one friend

Jay Norvell showed us all once again this past weekend that he is the right coach to lead the Nevada Wolf Pack football program.

Carson City supervisors asked to fund arts and culture coordinator position

The Cultural Commission passed a resolution Monday urging the Board of Supervisors to continue funding the arts and culture coordinator position.

Carson City community garage sale set for Sept. 28

Carson City’s annual community garage sale could be bigger than ever this year. The sale is scheduled Sept. 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Community Center, 851 E. William St.

Prep roundup: Carson golf, Dayton soccer and Sierra Lutheran volleyball play well over weekend

Senator girls golf fourth at Empire Ranch Karen Beglin led the way for the Carson girls golf Thursday as her low round of a 69 was the best score of any competitor at Empire Ranch.

Nevada awarded $7.2 million opioid grant

Nevada has been awarded a $7.2 million grant to help battle the opioid crisis.

Treat Yourself to Bone Broth!

Bone broth has deep roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine, dating back thousands of years as a remedy prescribed by practitioners to assist in healing. In 12th century Egypt, physician Moses Maimonides prescribed chicken soup as a medicinal remedy for asthma and colds. This is where the term Jewish Penicillin was coined due to the soups known anti-inflammatory benefits and its ability to fight off cold and flu symptoms. There are many cultures that have used handmade bone broth to accentuate a soups flavor and create a healing elixir.

What does the mega merger of Newmont, Barrick mean for Nevada mining?

After years of discussion, Nevada’s two largest mining companies struck a deal this summer to join forces and combine operations in the world’s largest gold-producing complex.

Monday, September 9

CORE Construction announces new vice president, celebrates new developments

Nevada-based contracting firm CORE Construction has announced the promotion of Travis Coombs to vice president of its Northern Nevada operations. Since entering the construction industry in 2001, he has established relationships with design partners, building partners and clients. Coombs joined CORE in 2013 and has served in several departments. In his new role, he will lead business strategy and development for Northern Nevada.

John Ponte

John Ponte John Ponte, of Carson City, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019 in Carson City after a brief illness.

McDonald re-elected chairman of Nevada Republican Party

WINNEMUCCA — The Nevada Republican Party voted this weekend to re-elect Michael McDonald as chairman of the party. At the same meeting, the central committee decided to cancel caucuses that normally decide who the state will support for president in the coming election season.

NCET hosts its 14th annual Small Business Expo

Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NCET) is hosting its 14th annual Small Business Expo on Friday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Mt. Rose Ballroom at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. The NCET Small Business Expo is Northern Nevada’s largest and oldest business-to-business expo. The annual expo provides business owners an opportunity to network with more than 1,000 businesspeople, meet over 100 exhibitors and learn from five different educational sessions. Admission for small business owners is free with the presentation of a business card and no pre-registration is needed.

Nevada State Museum adds coin press demonstrations for U.S. Branch Mint in Carson City sesquicentennial

As the 150th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. Branch Mint in Carson City draws closer, the Nevada State Museum is expanding the days it showcases one of the Mint’s most enduring artifacts.

Nevada Wolf Pack notebook: ‘We gave up in the second half,’ says Dom Peterson

Dom Peterson didn’t like what he saw during the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 77-6 loss to the Oregon Ducks on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. “We gave up in the second half,” the Wolf Pack sophomore said on Monday. “That’s something I never saw from our team since I’ve been here.”

Suicide prevention awareness walk in Carson City set Sept. 14

The 13th annual Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope community suicide prevention awareness walk in Carson City takes place Sept. 14 starting at the Bob McFadden Plaza, 323 W. Third St. Registration begins at 9 a.m.

Dotty’s may be coming to Carson City Mall

A Dotty’s may be coming to Carson Mall. The mall is the applicant on a special use permit to serve liquor on behalf of its tenant, Nevada Restaurant Services Inc., which operates Dotty’s casinos.

Employee jailed on charges of trying to embezzle $80,000 for Carson City company

The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. THURSDAY Helen Kelly of Carson City was arrested on charges she attempted to change the officers and owners of Vinyl Products Manufacturing with the Secretary of State’s office by making herself CEO and then to move that company’s assets, some $80,000, into an account under her name. She was charged with felony possession of a fictitious document, offering a false instrument to be filed with the state and attempting to obtain money under false pretenses. Bail was set at $25,000.

Mountain West football rankings: ‘Aloha can cover all’

Nick Rolovich believes the state of Hawaii is a big reason why his football team is 2-0 to start the season.

Nevada’s voter registration up more than 14,000 in August

A total of 14,479 people registered to vote in August. That raises the total number of voters in the Silver State to 1,774,464 and the total active voters to 1,579,293. Democrats lead in total registration with 677,524 voters. Republicans are about 100,000 behind with 578,873.

Talk of the Town: Rupert’s Precision Gemcutting

Are you into beautiful Jewelry? Gem quality, one of a kind Come into “Rupert’s Precision Gemcutting”

Carson City schools committee examines potential Snyder property uses

A citizens committee is considering potential uses of the 1600 Snyder Ave., property and providing input on the prospective investment for the Carson City School District.

Sunday, September 8

Carson City birth announcements for Aug. 16 to 29, 2019

To Elizabeth Adams and Travis Pitts of Dayton, Tanner Chane Pitts, born Aug. 16, 2019, weighing 7 pounds and 0 ounce.

John Bullis: Fraudulent returns are always open

There is a general statute of limitations that limits the time period the Internal Revenue Service can audit and/or adjust income tax returns. It basically says the return that is filed within three years of the due date is open and the IRS can assess additional tax and penalties.

Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range to close earlier on weekdays

Starting Tuesday, the Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range will close an hour earlier on weekday evenings due to the change in season.

Stephanie Hicks named Carson City deputy city manager

Carson City’s next deputy city manager is Stephanie Hicks.

Intrigue surrounding Broncos-Raiders opener centers on Brown

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Denver Broncos changed coaches, coordinators, systems and the starting quarterback since they last came to Oakland in the second-to-last game in 2018. The Raiders have merely overhauled the roster.

Nevada Copper ready for production at Pumpkin Hollow mine in Yerington

It’s been a long journey for Nevada Copper, but after years of underground and surface work, the company finally is nearing production at its Pumpkin Hollow copper mine in Yerington. Work on underground mining operations at Pumpkin Hollow began in 2012 with construction of a headframe and sinking of the main 24-foot diameter, concrete-lined production shaft with a targeted depth of 2,100 feet

WNC’s Golf for Education Tournament turns 20

The WNC Foundation will host the 20th annual Golf for Education Tournament on Sept. 27 at the Toiyabe Golf Club.

Ask Dirk: Are portable air conditioning units a good alternative?

The summer heat has many looking for relief, but of all the options available, the portable AC unit doesn’t rise to the challenge. Portability Their packages and advertising show them without hoses and purported as no-installation needed, making portable ACs seems like a quick and easy solution to your cooling needs. However, portable units might not be just as portable as their name suggests.

Judge throws book, Nevada Supreme Court orders new trial

The Nevada Supreme Court this week ordered a new trial for a man convicted of multiple sex offenses against children because of the district judge’s misconduct during jury selection.

Saturday, September 7

Senior menus for the week of Sept. 9, 2019

Note: Menus for week of Sept. 9 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive:

Manuel Allen Aja

Manuel Allen Aja July 24, 1943 ~ September 1, 2019

Jennifer Anne Dorr

Jennifer Anne Dorr July 7, 1978 - Aug 28, 2019

Mila Farrell

Mila L. Farrell October 15, 1965 - Aug 25th, 2019 Mila passed away after a hard , courageous and long fought battle with cancer.

Jim Valentine: Filling out the seller’s real property disclosure form

Nevada law requires that the seller of residential real estate completes a form that complies with the regulations adopted pursuant to NRS 113.120. The form consists of two pages of declarations, acknowledging problems and/or defects with the items on the list, a page to provide explanations of acknowledged problems and/or defects, and two pages of the law illustrating what is required, who is required to or exempt from completing the form and the penalties for noncompliance.

Teri’s Notebook: Daughter receives gift eight years after mother’s death in Carson City IHOP shooting

On the eighth anniversary of the Carson City IHOP slaying, a gift from one of the victims finally made it into the hands of its intended recipient.

Carson City Road Report for September 9 to September 15, 2019

The following information applies to the period of Sept. 9-15: Road closures expected at the following locations due to road/utility work:

Dayton golfer bags three holes-in-one in 11 days

Denise Johnson of Dayton needed 11 days to do something most people will never accomplish in their lifetime – except Johnson did it three times.

Struggling Buccaneers, 49ers hopeful for turnaround seasons

TAMPA, Fla. — Loud music no longer blares from speakers towering above the practice field. A pingpong table and basketball hoop are gone from the middle of the locker room, too. Bruce Arians is back in the NFL following a brief hiatus, trying to establish a different culture within the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who open their first season under the 66-year-old coach against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Lane closures planned on U.S. 395 through Gardnerville

Motorists will see overnight lane closures on U.S. 395 through Gardnerville next week.

Reno, Worthen too much for Douglas

Reno tried to run away from Douglas early on Friday night, scoring two touchdowns inside of the first four minutes, but the Tigers hung around all night before falling 49-21 to the Huskies.

Roger Diez: NASCAR hits the brick(yard) this weekend

Last weekend’s racing saw a first-time series winner, a first-time season winner, a disqualified winner, a second-time 2019 winner, and unfortunately a tragic accident. Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc took his first Formula One victory, holding off the charging Mercedes of five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton in Belgium. At Darlington, Erik Jones became the fourth Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver to score in 2019, winning the rain-delayed Bojangles Southern 500 in the wee hours of Monday morning. But the Gibbs bunch also suffered the humiliation of disqualification, as Denny Hamlin’s Toyota was found to violate ride height limits after the Xfinity race.

Back to school computer tips for kids, parents

A new school year brings many opportunities to learn and grow — for children and parents. Everyday use of a computer, smartphone, tablet or otherwise Internet-connected device brings new challenges to parenting. With the school year underway, there is no better time to review computer safety tips and best practices. Tip 1: Keep the computer in a public space.

Past Pages for September 7 to September 10, 2019

Saturday 150 Years Ago All sorts: Bierstadt’s great painting of Yosemite was destroyed in the fire at Earl’s Gallery in Philadelphia.

Friday, September 6

Owen Mikesell

Owen Ernest Mikesell Jun 9, 1932 ~ Aug 28, 2019

Louise Kerr

Louise Kerr Feb. 19,1925 ~ Nov. 13, 2018

Richard Keith McCurdy

Richard Keith McCurdy, 84, Passed away August 9, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Walton's Chapel of the Valley is caring for his arrangements. 775-882-4965.

Nevada Minerals Division honors six mining companies for reclamation projects

The Nevada Division of Minerals will present awards to six mining companies at this weekend’s Mining Association Convention in South Lake Tahoe for excellence in mine reclamation projects. A spokesman said the goal of the awards is to encourage operators to submit sound reclamation plans, raise industry standards and increase public awareness of positive aspects of mining.

Senator Square: Carson High opening its doors and heart to everyone

By By Kelly K. Edmundson. Edmundson, MA, MFT, LCADC(P) is the lead Safe School Professional School Mental Health Worker III at Carson High School.

Report: many Nevadans without health insurance qualify for help

The Silver State Health Insurance Exchange says a new report finds nearly 400,000 Nevadans remain without health insurance despite the fact just over half of them are eligible for Medicaid or qualified health plans through the exchange.

Seminar on Nevada labor laws offered Sept. 12

The Nevada Labor Commissioner is offering business managers a free seminar on Nevada labor laws including changes and updates from the 2019 Legislature.

Prep Roundup: Carson High cross country, tennis, soccer teams in action

With 63 team points the Senators’ girls took third at the Sierra League cross country meet Thursday behind Douglas (51 team points) and Damonte Ranch (28).

Woman held for burglary, parents held for harboring fugitive, 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. THURSDAY At 2:12 p.m., a 68-year-old Reno man was charged with DUI 1st alcohol after the arrest report says he ran a stop sign at Centennial and Highway 50, nearly hitting a sheriff’s sergeant’s vehicle. He was also charged with the traffic violation. Bail was set at $1,050.

Walker River State Recreation Area holds 1st birthday bash

Celebrate the first anniversary of the Walker River State Recreation Area grand opening with a day full of fun, games and educational activities Sept. 21. The staff at Walker River would like to thank everyone who has come out to the park this past year and look forward to many great years to come.

Run/walk remembers victims in 2011 Carson City IHOP shooting

The Nevada Guard hosted its memorial run/walk Friday morning to commemorate the victims of the International House of Pancakes shooting that occurred in 2011 in Carson City.

Joe Piscopo to hold meet and greet, dinner at Carson Nugget

Come join “Saturday Night Live” alumni Joe Piscopo for a special dinner following a meet and greet on Oct. 5. For more than 25 years, Piscopo has proven to be one of show business’ brightest lights. In 1980, he was chosen to join a newly formed ensemble charged with one of the most difficult tasks in TV history — replacing the original cast of Saturday Night Live. He had starring roles in Hollywood hit movies such as “Wise Guys” with Danny DeVito and “Johnny Dangerously” with Michael Keaton. He’s been featured on “Law and Order.” He has a Frank Sinatra tribute known as Big Band.

Thursday, September 5

Carson football can’t overcome McQueen's explosiveness

The Carson High football team had a number of chances to hang with the McQueen offense Thursday night, but a few miscues cost the Senators as the Lancers left Carson City with a 41-11 win.

Jon Trent

Jon Trent Jon Justin Trent was born on 30 April 1985 in Carson City, NV and was carried away in angel's arms on 16 August 2019. He was 34 years old.

Carson City Library to offer job seeker workshops

The Carson City Library will offer a series of workshops — Job Seeking with Google — starting in September. Participants will learn how to use Google Search, Sheets and Docs as career-finding tools, and discover secrets and tips for successful interviews and resumes. The workshops will be led by JOIN Inc., and will incorporate Grow with Google and NV Career Explorer initiatives. Workshops will take place at 900 N. Roop St.

September is voter registration month

September is national voter registration month and like her counterparts across the country, Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske is urging citizens to celebrate by registering to vote. She said they can do that in person, on line or by mail.

Dayton High School drops football

Dayton High School will be without a football team this season. A low turnout for the program forced the Dust Devils to drop all levels of football, marking the first year the school will be without a team since it opened its doors.

Joe Santoro: Take the Nevada Wolf Pack and bet the over

The last time the Nevada Wolf Pack football team ventured into Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore., it brought the entire program crashing back to reality. The Pack, coming off a 13-1 season when it finished ranked No. 11 (Associated Press) in the nation in 2010, lost to the Oregon Ducks 69-20 on Sept. 10, 2011

Recipe: Grilled fresh figs with pancetta by Angela Bullentini Wolf

Fresh figs are, far and away, my favorite late summer treat. Every summer I look forward to preparing them on the grill. To me, grilled figs are a celebration of summer.

Carson City supervisors forward one residential project, delay another

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday moved one residential project forward and delayed another. The board approved a request for proposal for an affordable housing project on 6.31 acres owned by Carson City on Butti Way. The project is expected to be a multifamily development with up to 160 units.

Chuck Saulisberry

September 14, 1928 - August 20, 2019

Jack’s Bar in Carson City gutted; Bank Saloon will rise in its place

The Bank Saloon is now a hole in the wall, literally. Renovation work has started on the former Jack’s Bar at 5th and Carson streets. The roof is gone as are the interior walls and the flooring.

Pickleball continues to grow in Carson City

“Pickleball is not an old geezer’s game,” said Dina Stultz after finishing a set at Carson’s Multi-use Athletic Center, affectionately known simply as the MAC. She wants to let everyone know that pickleball is a serious game and can help in relieving all sorts health problems including reversing or slowing bone density issues, according to her medical doctor.

Carson City nonprofit seeks to help prisoners re-enter society

A local nonprofit has a different solution to helping ex-felons get back on their feet as they re-enter society, according to its founder Kathryn McCool, but it needs some local support first to make it happen.

Wednesday, September 4

James Edward Harpster

James Edward Harpster February 11, 1947 ~ August 28, 2019

Community sports: Beauchman and Clark shine at Silver Oak

Milo Beauchman carded a two-over par 73 to take low gross honors at the Sunday Men’s Club tournament Aug. 25 at Silver Oak Golf Course, while Jason Clark scored a rare hole-in-one on the 124-yard 11th hole.

TRPA releases app designed to help boaters, paddlers navigate Lake Tahoe

Boaters and paddlers trying to navigate Lake Tahoe’s expansive blue waters have a new tool to help in their travels. The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency recently announced the release of the new Tahoe Boating app designed to inform boaters and paddlers about Lake Tahoe, no-wake zone boundaries, area attractions and responsible recreation.

5:15 p.m. Update: Jacks Valley fire slowed by rain

Heavy rain helped slow down a fire burning above Jacks Valley on Wednesday afternoon. Jacks Valley Road was reopened at 5:15 p.m., according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

Commission to develop Nevada school funding system named

All 11 members of the commission charged with developing a new K-12 funding system have now been named. Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Karlene McCormick-Lee will chair the commission earlier this week. In addition, he named four school district financial officers as experts on the panel.

Nevada Wolf Pack won’t surprise Oregon Ducks on Saturday

Jay Norvell and his Nevada Wolf Pack football team don’t want to be reminded that their next challenge is the Oregon Ducks.

Nevada’s Cortez Masto, Rosen announce $3.5 million education grant

Nevada U.S. Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen have announced a $3.5 million education grant to help low income students. The funding to the Nevada Department of Education comes under the GEAR UP program and will finance educational services and scholarships for those students in high-poverty schools.

Joe Santoro: Strong revs Nevada Wolf Pack’s engine

Carson Strong felt like a 1979 Honda Civic with two flat tires puttering along in the fast lane on Interstate 80 at the beginning of his first game as the Nevada Wolf Pack’s starting quarterback.

Fallon Family Wellness Center celebrates two years

Fallon Family Wellness Center located at 903 Taylor Place recently celebrated its two-year anniversary

Centennial convoy to arrive in Fallon ahead of 9-11 remembrance

Although “The War to End all Wars” ended with a cease fire in Europe on Nov. 11, 1918, the U.S. military still had months of work ahead of it.

‘The Natural’ kicks off Churchill Arts Council Fall Film Series

“The Natural” is an American sports film based on Bernard Malamud’s 1952 novel of the same name.

Business Council Breakfast features Mark Feest of CC Communications

The monthly Business Council Breakfast is Sept. 11 at 6:45 at Stockman’s Steak House and features businessman Mark Feest.

Churchill County commissioners have busy agenda for Thursday

The Churchill County Commissioners meet Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the commission chambers, 155 N. Taylor St.

Fallon birth announcements for August 19 to August 21, 2019

To Jennifer Milks, Marleigh Rae Chastain, born Aug. 19, 2019, weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces.

Churchill Animal Protection Society: Watson explains motion sickness

Watson here and I’ll bet you didn’t know that dogs and cats get motion sickness, just like humans. I don’t know this from personal experience but my friend Inca gets car sick. She loves going in the car but when it starts moving, her tummy starts churning.

Former Reno Aces infielder finds home with Arizona Diamondbacks

SAN FRANCISCO — An eerie silence permeated the visiting clubhouse before a late-August game against San Francisco at Oracle Park. Some players sitting in front of their lockers listened to music through their earbuds. Former Reno Aces first baseman Christian Walker, though, who is playing his first full season with the Arizona Diamondbacks, was methodically filling in the squares of a New York Times crossword puzzle hours before the team took the field.

Tunnel Camp boasts short life but long history

While some of Nevada’s mining camps were bestowed with elegant or optimistic names, such as Belmont (meaning “beautiful mountain”) or Midas (named for the legendary king with the golden touch), Tunnel Camp’s name was pretty literal. It had a tunnel.

Fallon volleyball drops heartbreaker, Oasis wins 1st match

In their first home match of the season, the Lady Wave nearly pulled off an upset and over its cross-valley rival, no less.

Greenwave football team escapes with 6-point road victory

SPRING CREEK — A year after getting blasted by Fallon in the season opener by a score of 48-6, Friday’s season opener was anything but a blowout — Spring Creek came to play.

Lady Wave returns 5 golfers, aims for team state berth

In her third year at the helm, Sandy Vanderbeek has one of her biggest teams competing this fall. After barely missing sending a player to the state tournament last season, Vanderbeek has a strong nucleus back and she expects the team to be competitive in the standings and extend the season into the state tournament.

Wave soccer defense improves after season-opening loss

Three days after suffering a lopsided loss to open the season, the Greenwave boys soccer team came back improved on defense in its home opener on Friday.

Carson High football looks to slow McQueen offense Thursday

Slowing down McQueen’s explosive spread offense will be priority No. 1 for Carson High football Thursday night.

Past Pages for September 4 to September 6, 2019

Wednesday 150 Years Ago Big Wood Ranch: Lette & Van Gorder have a “wood ranch” where they employ 580 men, mostly Chinamen, paying per cord for cutting wood. It is situated in the vicinity of Genoa on the headwaters of the Carson. Then it is floated from the end of the cause, to the river through a ditch a mile and half in length—to Empire City, a few miles east of Carson. (Enterprise)

Tuesday, September 3

Dr. James A. Hockenberry, MD

Dr. James A. Hockenberry, MD July 6, 1933 ~ August 21, 2019

Martha Berger

Martha Betty Berger Oct 23, 1918 ~ Aug 23, 2019 Long time Carson City resident, Betty Berger peacefully passed away at her home on Friday August 23, she was just 2 months shy of her 101st birthday.

Jacob May

Jacob May, 19, died August 31, 2019 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

David E. Wise

David E. Wise, 82, died August 29, 2019 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Louise M. Riley

Louise M. Riley, 96, died Sept. 2, 2019 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Kevin Duain Harward

Kevin Duain Harward, 56 of Carson City, passed away on August 29, 2019, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations, 775-888-6800.

Carson volleyball outlasts Reed in five set thriller

The Carson High girls volleyball team needed nearly every point Tuesday night, but the Senators prevailed over Reed in a five-set thriller, 24-26, 25-17, 15-25, 26-24, 15-13.

Prep Roundup: Sierra Lutheran’s Hansen wins Twilight Classic title

Sierra Lutheran’s Teagan Hansen came home with the Nevada Twilight Classic title Friday at Mira Loma Park, posting a 14:04 over the 3,900-meter race to win the varsity small school division.

Nevada notebook: ‘Best win I’ve ever been a part of’ Wolf Pack senior says

RENO — Daniel Brown had been waiting quite a while for a night like this past Friday night at Mackay Stadium. “That was the best win I’ve ever been a part of,” the Nevada Wolf Pack senior cornerback said after a 34-31 comeback victory over the Purdue Boilermakers to open the season.

Southbound U.S. 395 in Carson Valley to be reduced to 1 lane

Southbound U.S. 395 will be reduced to one lane in northern Carson Valley on Wednesday as the Nevada Department of Transportation repaves sections of roadway surface.

Electrician asked to help, ends up in jail, 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 4:24 p.m., a 27-year-old Sparks electrician was arrested on multiple misdemeanor violations after a P&P officer asked for assistance with a traffic stop on Linda Kay Court. He was charged with driving a vehicle without a DUI interlock device, driving without a valid license, violating probation and contempt of court. Total bail was set at $8,500

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak joins opposition to changes in food stamp rules

Gov. Steve Sisolak has joined 16 other governors in a letter strongly opposing changes to the federal food stamp program he says would end assistance to some 46,000 Nevadans.

Jim Valentine: Are your neighbors blighting the neighborhood?

Buying a home is a significant investment. It is usually the largest single financial investment a person makes in their lifetime. Because of its relative impact on the financial well being of the buyer, most people are very cautious during the acquisition process. In addition to inspecting the physical condition of the home, they will look at the title and the neighborhood.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office seeks help identifying woman in vehicle burglary

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in a vehicle burglary. The suspect entered a vehicle on Mina Drive on July 7.

Preparing for Fall

Who doesn’t love summer? Our clothes becomes lighter, our activities become more robust, and we spend significantly more time outside enjoying a time of year when freedom seems to be the operative term. Then that first cold snap hits and we immediately are forced to consider the impending change. Autumn begins to knock on the door and we begin to fear the possibility of facing another flu season.

Nevada Guard set to commemorate Carson City IHOP victims

The Nevada Guard will host a memorial run/walk on Sept. 6 to commemorate the victims of the Carson City International House of Pancakes shooting that occurred in 2011. The run/walk will start at the IHOP at 3883 S. Carson St. at 7 a.m. Dozens of soldiers and airmen will traverse the 5-kilometer route from the restaurant to the Office of the Adjutant General complex at 2460 Fairview Drive in Carson City. Everyone is invited to join the guardsmen in the free, non-competitive run/walk. The event will be untimed and no prizes will be awarded.

Carson City supervisors to discuss affordable housing development

A Carson City affordable housing development is inching a step closer to reality. On Thursday, the Board of Supervisors will consider issuing a request for proposal seeking a developer for a project on 6.31 acres of city-owned land at 3410 Butti Way.

Monday, September 2

Western Nevada College recognizes 46 students on summer dean’s list

Western Nevada College is proud to announce that 46 students have been named to the 2019 Summer Dean’s List.

Northern Nevada Development Authority honors Western Nevada College Foundation

Northern Nevada Development Authority has announced its annual Pioneer Award winners. Western Nevada College Foundation will receive the Boundary Peak Exceptional Nonprofit Award “for extraordinary growth in funding streams from 2016-2019, active board involvement, presence in the community, and support of workforce development initiatives.”

Mountain West rankings: Boise tops Seminoles to claim top spot in week 1

The Mountain West could not have asked for a better start to this college football season.

Marilyn Foster: Visit Poldark’s Cornwall, the Beatles’ River Mersey, and the Queen’s London

Have you ever wanted to “Ferry Cross the Mersey” in Liverpool where Paul McCartney and the Beatles first became a worldwide sensation? Or learn and see where the famed poet William Wordsworth penned his many poems and Beatrix Potter created Peter Rabbit in the Lake District? Liverpool and the Lake District are just two of the fascinating stops you’ll enjoy on Collette’s “Treasures of England” tour.

Introducing Carter Eckl, sports director at the Nevada Appeal and Gardnerville Record-Courier

Hello Nevada Appeal and Record-Courier readers, My name is Carter Eckl and I’d like to introduce myself as the new sports director for the Nevada News Group, covering both readership areas.

Nevada gaming win tops $1 billion for second consecutive month

Nevada casinos reported total gaming win of more than $1 billion in July. That is the second consecutive month when total win passed that mark and, according to Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike Lawton, unlike June, Baccarat wasn’t the driver.

Sunday, September 1

Carson City birth announcements for August 8 to August 22, 2019

Carson-Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Hailey March and Samuel Mendoza of Silver Springs, Lilly Rei-Elizabeth Mendoza, born Aug. 8, 2018, weighing 7 pounds and 3 ounces.

Matilda "Sis" Moeller Elwinger Horst

Matilda (Sis) Moeller Elwinger Horst January 11, 1937 ~ August 28, 2019 Sis passed away peacefully on August 28, 2019 surrounded by her family from complications of pneumonia.

From unknown to scholarship: Brandon Talton kicks Nevada past Purdue

RENO — Jay Norvell spent the night before his Nevada Wolf Pack’s season opener worrying about a kicker. “Even as late as last night I was contemplating who was going to kick,” the Wolf Pack head coach said after Friday night’s 34-31 comeback victory over the Purdue Boilermakers at Mackay Stadium. “I really was rolling around in my sleep thinking about it.”

Douglas County native Daniel Judd joins Allison MacKenzie Law Firm

On Aug. 12, Nevada native Daniel S. Judd joined Allison MacKenzie Law Firm as a new associate attorney. Judd will focus his practice on the areas of family law, divorce, guardianships and estate planning. He is a former law clerk for Allison MacKenzie and James T. Russell, district court judge of the First Judicial District Court in Carson City. Additionally, he served the community as a deputy sheriff in Carson City.

HopeFest9 raises $250,000 for Carson Tahoe Health Foundation

HopeFest9 fundraising outdid the previous year’s event by nearly $100,000. Carson Tahoe Health Foundation announced this year’s benefit concert featuring Eric Hutchinson & The Believers, held Aug. 23, raised over $250,000.

Nevada Democrats scuttle plans for ‘virtual caucuses’

Democrats have decided not to go forward with “virtual caucuses” this election season because of their vulnerability to interference by outside forces.

Bordewich Bray teacher ties things up neatly, class to honor Bow Tie Day

Each day, while many parents are packing lunches for their school children, Patrick Turner, third grade teacher at Bordewich Bray Elementary School in Carson City, finishes tying things up neatly in a bow — more specifically, his bow tie.

Leslie Cain: Important tasks to consider before you list your home

Thinking of selling your home? If so, ask your Realtor for guidance on improving your home’s overall look and feel and how to best present your property for potential buyers. Then, start preparing for the sale with these seven important tasks: Enhance Your Curb Appeal

Western Nevada College News & Notes: Nevada Promise Scholarship application period open

Now is the time for Nevada high school seniors to apply for the Nevada Promise Scholarship. High school students who will graduate from a Nevada high school in spring 2020 and who plan to attend Western Nevada College in fall 2020, need to apply for the scholarship no later than Oct. 31 to take advantage of this amazing scholarship opportunity.