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Planning Commission OKs permit for Silver Oak project

178-unit multifamily project on 6.2 acres at Silver Oak Drive and North Carson Street.

NNDA State of the Counties: Counties give update on regional economic health

Community development, capital improvements and essential dollars to fund social services from tax revenue continue to serve as common threads between neighbors Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, Storey and Mineral counties.

Carson City School District’s ops director, champion of school sustainability, retires

Carson City School District’s Operation Services Manager Mark Korinek says his big accomplishment is when Carson City became “Solar City” in 2011. While he emphasizes he didn’t accomplish it alone, having 9,604 photovoltaic solar panels housed among five schools spread across 195,000 square feet of solar arrays was memorable.

Carson High junior headed to Big Apple

Carson High School junior Drea Cabral, chosen to perform under master conductors of the Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City, is recognized during Tuesday’s Carson City School Board meeting. Cabral will leave Feb. 1 and return Feb. 5. She was selected from among 18,000 students across the nation for a position and will play as only of one two to four clarinetists in the orchestra.

Dalpe: Restoring budget reductions will help Western Nevada College in biennium

Restoring dollars lost from the 12% budget reductions made for fiscal years 2022 and 2023 is among Western Nevada College interim President Kyle Dalpe’s top concerns when he thinks about what’s needed most out of this year’s legislative session.

State unveils school funding tracker

NDE oversees $1.5 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funding.

New sheriff, new direction for Lyon County

Brad Pope said he ran for office to make a difference in the department's leadership.

Carson schools’ reopening plan reviews approach end

The district has entered its final year for updating its safe school reopening plan.

Ford hopes Nevada Legislature addresses human trafficking

Nevada attorney general said as of 2020, more than 24.9 million worldwide are subjected to human trafficking.

Carson City pushing safety around school buses

Overtaking and passing a school bus when lights are flashing is illegal.

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