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The Glass Guru

Window Moisture Removal, Glass & Window Repair, Replacement Glass, Windows, Doors, Screens, Showers, Mirrors & More!!!

The Glass Guru of Carson City is owned and operated by Daniel and Julia Magrath. They are long time residents of Carson City. Daniel has spent most of his career in the construction field, specializing in the glass industry for over 20 years.


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Nevada-based legislative firm launches new website showcasing expansion, client success and services

Ferrari Public Affairs, a Nevada-based legislative lobbying and public affairs firm, has launched a new website at www.ferraripa.com. The site showcases the company’s services and expanding team of professionals.

“The firm has evolved significantly since we opened our doors five years ago. We have helped clients succeed on the local, state and national regulatory and legislative levels and we are proud of the work and reputation we have achieved,” said Ferrari.

Sen. Reid: WNC and two other college grants designed to provide innovative training

With news this week that Western Nevada College is the recipient of a $1.5 million grant, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid, announced two other grants for area colleges, Truckee Meadows Community College and Great Basin College.

The grants are part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program, which was authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also known as the stimulus bill. WNC's portion of the grant is $1,567,530. TMCC received a grant of $ 3,201,968 and Great Basin College, $4,009,331.

Nevada 150 events lined up statewide throughout April

Many great events are scheduled throughout the Silver State in the month of April to celebrate Nevada’s Sesquicentennial. These Nevada 150 events help celebrate all things Nevada and bring awareness to the state’s 150th Anniversary of Statehood.

Comment on Mom and Pop’s Diner gets Redevelopment incentive funds for new restaurant at Carson Mall. by Spot

Thank you for the excellent explanation, Dave. I know a lot of people who were asking that same question — this does make sense, and our downtown does need help!

Douglas County authorities ask for help in locating couple wanted for questioning over unresolved murder

Authorities are asking the public for help in locating a couple wanted for questioning in the murder of Minnesota man whose remains were found in a shallow grave found earlier this year in a backcountry area of Douglas County.
The skeletal remains of Francisco Alejandro Lopez-Gonzalez, who was reported missing since May 2011 by family members, were discovered in a shallow grave on Feb. 22. His death was ruled a homicide.

NDOT Website Offers New Feature For Information On Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

CARSON CITY – The Nevada Department of Transportation is offering a new feature on its website making it easier to find information about Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and for the businesses to provide detailed information about the goods and services they provide.

The agency’s Civil Rights Division unveiled the advanced search feature to simplify the process of identifying DBEs.

WNC Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Jack C. Davis Observatory

More than a decade ago, a Western Nevada College physics professor’s dream, a desire by college students to learn about astronomy, and the Carson City community's willingness to help make dreams come true, all converged to create the Jack C. Davis Observatory.

Now, WNC and the observatory staff and volunteers have planned a stellar celebration from May 2-15 to commemorate 10 years of science and discovery in Nevada’s capital city.

Change the World by Hosting an Exchange Student

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FACT: You can keep the spirit of foreign exchange alive! ISO- good-hearted people who are interested in making a global connection. World Heritage would love to match you with a foreign exchange student to spend the school year as a part of your family.

The students are aged 15-18, come from many countries in Europe and Asia, and have a strong desire to share their interests and culture with you! They come with their own money and insurance. The host family provides basic room and board.

Vegas' CityCenter cuts condo prices

LAS VEGAS - Developers of the $8.5 billion CityCenter on the Las Vegas Strip plan a 30 percent price cut on condos there that people have already agreed to buy, just help close the deals during the re

Born on the Fourth of July: Veteran remembers service

Wilbur Lane came into the world July 4, 1921 and is one of a handful of remaining World War II veterans who served on the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, which entered the war Dec.7, 1941 when her planes found the Japanese squadrons attacking Pearl Harbor.
“It was the most decorated ship of WWII, called The Galloping Ghost because (the Japanese) couldn’t find us,” Lane said from his home in Dayton. “Every time they bombed us, they’d announce it on the radio in Japan.”

Dogs tied up in heat with no water at Carson City convenience store

These beautiful dogs were abandoned at the Carson City 7-Eleven on the corner of Highway 395 and College Parkway.

They were left with no water and for several hours according to the employees inside the convenience store. One of my co-workers was there on break and called for help so a friend of mine and I left on break to go assist.

Our co-worker put the dogs in the back of his truck and went into the shade. Carson City Animal Control was called and arrived shortly afterward.

Friends of Gardnerville girl gather to help family

GARDNERVILLE - It has been a month since 11-year-old Rebecca Martin of Gardnerville was struck by a car while on her way home from getting ice cream with her grandmother in Los Angeles.

Gov. Sandoval Says Nevada Does Not Want Nuclear Waste, But New Poll Shows Support For Research Facility

CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval sent a letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today making it clear that he does not support any type of nuclear waste disposal or interim storage at Yucca Mountain.

Countdown to local author's 'Launch' party Oct. 15

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October 15, 2012 - 4:00pm

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Outskirts Press and local author Steve Browne are proud to announce a book launch party for a new inspirational novel depicting the incredible journey of a NASA scientist born with cerebral palsy titled, “How To Raise A Rocket Scientist For Fun and Profit.” The event occurs October 15 at the Carson Cigar Company (318 N Carson St Ste 101).

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Outdoors with Don Q: Personal resolutions for the year 2012

It’s the very first part of January and this is a good time for all of us to make some personal resolutions for the year 2012. Most importantly, remember that if you do make any resolutions, be sure to follow through with what you resolve to do in this new year. I have a number of things I would like to accomplish this year, so without any further ado, here are my resolutions:

Sculptor Mischell Riley Donates Sculptures to Dayton School Garden

Dayton Intermediate School’s newly developing school garden will boast two large sculptures by internationally known sculptor Mischell Riley.

Riley, who is well known for work such as the 3-story high bronze lion at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, has donated two of her pieces to enhance the school’s garden landscape.

Pizza Factory on Hwy 50 East is so Totally Awesome!!!

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October 8, 2013 - 10:00am

We, here at Eagle Valley Middle School want to Thank Pizza Factory on HWY 50 for donating a generous amount of money raised on September 10th back to our PTO. The Librarian will now be able to purchase many books to help our student body! And Thank You so much for all of you who patronned their restaurant on that date to help raise the funds. We so appreciate it!

Carson City man faces multiple charges after he allegedly kicks toddler, threatens mother with a steak knife

A Carson City man faces multiple charges including child abuse and assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly kicking a two-year-old and threatening the toddler's mom with a knife.

Francisco Arryo, 42, is in jail on $83,564 bail after being arrested on Wednesday at his home in the 1700 block of Brown street.

According to statements by the woman, Arroyo had been fighting with her when he picked up a small pillow in the living room and chucked it into a small metal woven candle holder which then flew off the table and struck the woman's two-year-old son on the left side of his face.

Reno Marine to run 70 miles to help raise funds for other veterans

When some people retire, they spend a lot of time relaxing. Not Charles Padilla.

The former U.S. Marine of 29 years is set to run 70 miles, from Coleville, Calif., to Virginia City, beginning Tuesday to raise money for the Marsoc Wounded Warrior Foundation, which supports U.S. veterans. The run, part of the “Miles for Marsoc” campaign, begins Tuesday and is scheduled to end Wednesday.

Padilla, 49, of Cold Springs will be running by himself for the first 50 miles and expects to be joined by two other runners toward the end of the run.

Comment on Governor calls for cuts – Democrats demand cuts be “least damaging” for health care and students by DE Boy

Gibbons is doing the wrong things to help Nevada. Many Nevadans are going to be suffering because of him. We are in a sorry situation.

Carson City Bike Month Bigger Than Ever

May is Bike Month in Carson City, and that means more bike riders out and about, commuting, or riding for fun. In honor of National Bike Month, Muscle-Powered, Citizens for a Walkable and Bikeable Carson City has developed a full schedule of events for 2013, including the Tour de Carson May 5- a 30-mile bike ride for more advanced riders, along with two Family Cruise rides, one on May 15 at 6 p.m. starting at Telegraph Square, and a second Ride with a Vet on May 18 in conjunction with Chapter 388 of the Vietnam Veterans of America.

UNR Study: Tahoe native fish population declines sharply, invasives on the rise

(News Release) — In a lakewide study, a team of scientists lead by University of Nevada, Reno limnologist Sudeep Chandra has found a considerable decline in native fish species density at Lake Tahoe since 1951. In their final report, they are recommending establishing and implementing a management plan to protect the nearshore zone habitat, which is critical to native fish.

BoozeFighters Chapter 32 Fundraiser

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August 25, 2012 - 12:00pm

Please join the BoozeFighters to help raise funds for their recently downed riders. The event will be held at the Twisted Spoke Bar & Grill located at 3198 North Deer Run Road @ Highway 50, Carson on Saturday August 25th from Noon till ???. Free live music by Moro Brothers. There will also be games, raffles and food specials.

Western Nevada College softball, baseball teams earn academic recognition

At Western Nevada College, student-athletes continue to maintain perspective about their No. 1 priority in college: an education. WNC’s softball and baseball teams were again among the National Junior College Athletic
Association All-Academic teams honored this week.

In addition, six Wildcats were recognized with individual NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards. The Wildcats’ softball team collectively attained a 3.31 grade-point average, topping last year’s 3.18.

Nevada Think Tank Publishes “Piglet Book” Citing Government Waste

CARSON CITY – From double-dipping employees to the questionable use of credit cards, the newest edition of the Nevada Policy Research Institute’s “piglet book” released today offers highlights of recent questionable government agency actions.

Comment on Editorial: Should City Hall be trying to use federal money intended to help low and middle income Carson City residents to pump up a still questionable downtown Nugget Project? by RiverCitySam

What is going on at City Hall? Who is running the City? For years the CDBG funds have always gone to low and moderate income folks.

State General Fund Tax Revenues To Come In $100 Million Above Projections

CARSON CITY – Nevada State Budget Director Andrew Clinger said today he expects the current two-year budget to end up next June 30 with about $100 million more in tax revenues than projected in January.
While there are increased costs to the state that will offset that optimistic assessment, the higher than anticipated tax revenues should help carry the state forward into the 2011 legislative session in February without the need for any further budget cuts, he said.

The snow returns off and on through Sunday, but mercifully it will be a little warmer.

The Weather Service says we will see snow through Sunday but in amounts that will probably only maintain or slightly add to what we’ve already got on the ground.

Carson City sheriff's candidates square off on staffing, drugs and policing

With early voting in Nevada's primary election beginning Saturday, Carson City residents learned more about some of the philosophies of candidates in the contested races during Wednesday night's candidate forum hosted by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce.

The Performance Hall of the BAC was a full house for the forum, with hardly an empty seat found for the first segment where the candidates for sheriff were questioned. The audience was reduced to about half after the sheriff's candidate portion ended.

Obama to Talk Home Refinancing in Las Vegas Following Romney’s Controversial Foreclosure Remarks

LAS VEGAS – President Obama will today announce he is expanding a federal aid program to allow more homeowners to refinance their mortgages at today’s low interest rates, said White House officials this morning.

Supervisors take first bite of the apple on the Nugget economic development proposal

Carson City Supervisors, on a four to one vote Thursday night, decided to proceed with further negotiations with the Nugget Casino and its project team to help economically re-vitalize Carson City.

Harvest Party at The Lodge

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November 21, 2013 - 2:00pm

The Lodge Assisted Living Community is celebrating the Thanksgiving season by hosting a Harvest Party on Thursday, November 21 from 2 – 4 pm. All local seniors are invited to attend.

The festivities include a harvest feast featuring roast turkey, baked ham and sweet potatoes, plus a special dessert. Party goers will also enjoy live entertainment including music by local favorites, The String Beings. All attendees will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win fun prizes.

Women to Women Nevada with emergency response coordinator Christina Conti

This week's guest on Women to Women Nevada is Christina Conti, public health emergency response coordinator for the Washoe County Health District.

Conti discusses achievement, decision-making, and balancing career and family. She also details her work in emergency management, as well as her volunteer coordinating work with the Washoe County Domestic Violence Task Force.

Donations needed for 'Holiday with a Hero'

Donations are lagging for this year's Holiday with a Hero shopping spree for children in need, and organizers are urgently seeking help. Even though the number of homeless kids has doubled, donations are falling short of where they have been in years past.

There is a bank account set up for donations at Bank of the West, 2976 N. Carson St. Carson City, Account #025761072, Tax ID #80-0763632. Make checks payable to Holiday with a Hero. You can also mail donations to Holiday with a Hero, P.O. Box 2790, Carson City, NV 89702. Donations can also be brought to the Carson City Sheriff's Office, 911 E. Musser St. by Dec. 9.

For more information, contact Carson City Sheriff's Detective Daniel Gonzales at dgonzales@carson.org or Detective Dena Lacy at dlacy@carson.org .

Have you seen this person? If so, law enforcement wants to know where and when.

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Jay Fontaine was thought to be enroute from Boomtown to Death Valley. He never showed up,and no one’s heard from him. Can anyone help track him down?

Northern Nevada Development Authority announces $1 billion in economic impact

With job creation key to Nevada's ongoing economic recovery, Gov. Brian Sandoval and Northern Nevada Development Authority officials announced Monday that the agency's work has led to a milestone, making a $1 billion economic impact across a five county region over the past three years.

NEA announces $768,500 in arts funding for Nevada

The National Endowment for the Arts will award $768,500 in grants to the Nevada Arts Council, the Western Folklife Center, the Churchill Arts Council and the Nevada Ballet Theater as part of the second half of NEA’s fiscal year 2014 funding, Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced Thursday.

The NAC was awarded $663,500 for the third year of its Partnership Agreement Grant, which supports the agency’s programs, outreach activities and various grant categories.

Douglas authorities seek help identifying man in credit card fraud at Target store

Two instances of fraudulent use of credit cards used at the Target store on Jacks Valley Road in early January has Douglas County authorities asking for the public's help.

On Jan. 2 and again Jan. 4 the man in these two photos entered the Target store and used fraudulent credit cards to obtain an undisclosed amount of merchandise, said Sgt. Pat Brooks in a Douglas County Sheriff's Office news release. The man is considered a "person of interest" in the case.

Bicycles as Transportation in a Disaster

In the aftermath of the super storm that battered the Northeast, many have found themselves with no transportation. Cars were destroyed, roads were washed away, subway tunnels were flooded, and due to interrupted supply lines and power outages, many gas stations are now without fuel or simply unable to run their pumps. Long lines are forming at the stations that are open, and rationing is even being enforced in some places.

New terrain, wider trails and a whole lot of South Lake Tahoe festivities ahead

LAKE TAHOE — If another La Nina visits the Sierra this winter – all-time records were approached in 2010-11 with more than 700 inches of snow – Tahoe South ski resorts are ready to roll on another epic season.

Don Q's fishing report through Nov. 14

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of Nov. 7-14.

Women to Women Nevada with Kame Masterson

This week's Women to Women Nevada interview is with Kame Masterson of Carson City who is owner of a home-based anti-aging business.

During the interview, in which Masterson explains her background, she also shares some of her family's story of how her parents, both Japanese, were put into internment camps during World War II.

Senior Mingle at The Lodge set for Thursday

Carson City seniors are invited to celebrate the beginning of summer at a tropical themed Senior Mingle on Thursday, June 20 at The Lodge Assisted Living Community.

Area seniors can “GoGoNuts” while enjoying the party atmosphere in the Lodge’s Ballroom and Dining Hall from 2 to 4pm. Party goers will enjoy music by the Music Man Larry Elliot, tropical food, and fun games. Plus everyone is entered into a raffle for great prizes.

Nevada Sen. John Ensign Defends Requests For Stimulus Money He Opposed

By Sean Whaley / Nevada News Bureau
CARSON CITY – U.S. Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., is defending his decision to seek stimulus money on behalf of constituents and Nevada government entities despite voting against the massive funding measure in February 2009.

Fishing Report for the week of June 29

It will be planted this week by the California Department of Fish and Game.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (www.ndow.org) reports: The road is open, but there is still a LOT of snow around the lake. The lake is about 80% ice covered with some fishable water. Unfortunately, there is enough snow on the ice, you can't tell what is safe and what isn't. With this week's warm temps and some wind, next weekend may be a different story.


Douglas County Sheriff's Office investigates suspicious death

On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011, at approximately 11:00 am, deputies of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a home in the Topaz Ranch Estates residential area of south Douglas County, regarding a suspicious death/possible homicide.

Details of the investigation cannot be revealed at this time; however detectives from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help in locating a person of interest in this incident.

The person of interest is identified as 38 year-old Jeanine Mona Escandon.

Dayton 5K Walk/Run On May 14 Benefits Area Students

DAYTON, Nev. — Put on your running shoes and join us for a beautiful morning run in Dayton's "outback" on May 14, starting at 8:30am at the Como Park near Dayton Elementary School. Stand Tall and the Dayton Task Force are co-sponsoring a Healthy Communities Coalition 5K Walk/Run to benefit local students through the Dayton Resource Bank and Stand Tall youth leadership teams.

How Do I Register and What Else Can I Do In Dayton on May 14?

Column: Write a Life Review to Your Family

Maybe it would be a blessing to your family if you wrote (or dictated) a Life Review? The normal basics include: date and place of birth; names of parents; childhood friends, schools, stories; details about marriage(s); education; designations and awards; employment jobs, activities, stories, promotions; places of residence; hobbies, interests and activities; charitable, religious, fraternal, political and other affiliations; disappointments (and how you handled them) and other individual attributes.

Wow! That is quite a list to get you started.

Gov. Gibbons passes the hat for teachers…

For Immediate Release: February 18, 2010

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