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January 2013

Rotary Club of Carson City holds Food for Thought fundraiser through February

The Rotary Club of Carson City will host and sponsor a Chicken Soup and Crackers Food Drive For Carson City's Food for Thought through the entire month of February.

Donation bins will be available at various businesses in Carson City and the Food for Thought offices, 3246 N. Carson Street, Suite 118, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

See the following release below.

Carson Mall Small Business Expo Set for Saturday

Event Date: 
February 2, 2013 - 11:00am

This Saturday, The Carson Mall in Carson City is hosting it’s FIRST monthly Small Business Expo. Join several local small business to learn more about the amazing businesses, services, and organizations in our community!

This event is FREE to the Public!

Carson City victim in road rage incident dies, investigation continues

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said today that detectives have confirmed the death of Desiree Bragg, 19. The young woman died late Wednesday afternoon at Renown Medical Center in Reno. An autopsy is being performed today at the Washoe County Medical Examiner’s Office. The full results of the autopsy report are not expected for approximately 4 weeks.

Letter: Narrowing Carson Street to 2 lanes

Shall Carson Street be narrowed to 2 lanes? Will it benefit or harm the community and the affected businesses? My suggestion is simple: Using traffic cones, temporarily close off the lane closest to the curb, give it a 60 day trial, and see what happens. My guess is that it will clearly be shown to be either be a benefit or a problem, and that the issue will solve itself.

John Vettel
Carson City, NV

Homecoming day for the 1-189th Nevada National Guard

Members of the 1-189th Nevada National Guard unit have returned, arriving at Reno-Tahoe International Airport Wednesday to cheers from family and friends. They were deployed as aviation support for air assault missions throughout Afghanistan.

Woman dies from injuries; road rage suspect charged

A 19-year-old Carson City woman died Wednesday from injuries sustained during Saturday's alleged road-rage attack.

Medicaid program called one of Nevada government's biggest expansions

Nevadans could soon see one of the biggest expansions of state government in modern history as Medicaid, a program that provides health care coverage to low-income residents, moves to cover more than 170,000 new enrollees by 2015.

Outdoors with Don Q: What you need to know about ice fishing

With the bitter January cold weather in the Sierra behind us, we do have plenty of water frozen on our creeks, streams, rivers, ponds, lakes and reservoirs. And that ice covering provides an excellent opportunity to catch fish.
Ice fishing is a unique sport that requires a whole different set of fishing techniques, gear and clothing, as opposed to lazy fishing on a warm, drowsy day in the middle of the summer. So, if you’ve never tried fishing through the ice, here’s some information that should be more than enough to get you “hooked” on this winter sport:

Obituary: Paul Vancho Fillo

Paul Vancho Fillo, born on July 19th of 1917 in Toledo, Ohio, passed away in Roseville, Calif. on Jan. 26, 2013 at the age of 95 years. A long-time Carson City resident, Paul graduated from the Col...

Obituary: Beverly Ann Powers

Beverly Ann Powers passed away Jan. 2, 2013 at home in Carson City after a long illness. She was born on April 22, 1947 in Palo Alto, Calif. She moved to Nevada in the early 1970s and worked in the...