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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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Carson City, NV 89706
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Column: 72 percent of Obamacare insurance recipients may not get subsidies

Now this is news. The Washington, D.C. Circuit Court’s recent ruling against the IRS may spell the end of Individual Mandates for Health Insurance (and individual penalties for not having qualified health insurance) and the Employer Mandates for companies with over 50 employees (and the corresponding penalties for not complying)…IF a state did NOT set up a State Health Exchange.

Nevada Day organizers name famed aviator Dick Rutan as Grand Marshal

With its theme "100 Years of Aviation" Nevada Day Inc., has announced famed aviator Dick Rutan as this year's Grand Marshal for the Nevada Day Parade.

Bankruptcy Education workshop Thursday at Carson City Library

Event Date: 
March 28, 2013 - 1:30pm

The Carson City Library and Nevada Legal Services continue to provide free legal education clinics and workshops every 4th Thursday of each month.

This month, Thursday, March 28, the Self Help Forms Completion Clinic will begin at 1:30 p.m. This workshop will provide general instructions and assistance regarding the completion of self-help forms for those who are self-represented litigants. A Notary Public will also be available.

March’s Education Clinic will begin at 3:30 p.m. Bankruptcy Education is the topic for the Education Clinic.


KARSON KRUZERS event is FREE, open to all cars, and attendees are encourage to “dress up” for the sock hop! The whole family will enjoy the cars, music, and dancing! DJ will be the ROCKIN’ REV. KEN HASKINS!

A support table will be set up for local 14 year old McKENNA MITCHELL, who has bone cancer. Donations will go to help with medical expenses and care. Come show McKenna that her community cares and is there to help!

For more information call 883-0927

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Community Briefs

Community BriefsStaff Writer

What Works: Create your happy life

Sunday at the Festival of Earthly Treasures was beneficial for both myself and the clients I had the pleasure of serving. I had the opportunity to coach on a variety of topics, from learning how to grow an existing business and bring out the best in a business team to acting with intention to get better results and identifying what creates happiness in life.

President Obama Touts His Accomplishments For Veterans, Military In Reno Visit

RENO – President Obama told members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars today that he has fulfilled the promises he made four years ago to make America safer, strengthen jobs programs for returning military personnel and fight homelessness, suicide and posttraumatic stress disorder among the nation’s veterans.

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.

Don Q's fishing report for the week of May 30

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 May 30.

Carson City FISH to host annual 'Have A Heart' Banquet March 14

Event Date: 
March 14, 2013 - 5:30pm

Carson City's nonprofit agency that helps feed and provide shelter to those in need — FISH — will host its annual “Have A Heart” Banquet on Thursday, March 14. The Banquet will be at the Carson Nugget with cocktails and silent auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. and dinner served at 6:15 p.m. Ninety-five percent of FISH’s funding comes from local donations and the Have A Heart Banquet is an important part of our fundraising effort.

Artown's Village with Heart's Creative Fun Fair for Youth has Epic Entertainment

Epic Artown Event to Prevent Teen Homelessness
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Repeats every day until Sun Jul 06 2014 .
July 5, 2014 (All day)
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July 6, 2014 (All day)

Want some Epic family fun on the Fifth of July?

Village with Heart will be having about 50 artist and artisan booths, live performances by such artists as Acoustic Guitarist Mike Badinger, singing, & dancing by Jakki Ford, Yasmina’s Belly Dance Troupe, Johnny T's Band Abandon Minds,Uklear Fusion, Poly Nui Polynesian Dance, and teen performances by Art in Motion as well as others.

There will be shopping, art demos, do-it-yourself booths such as Tandy Leather and hands on messy fun for the whole family!

Project Pink

We are bringing mothers, daughters, sisters, and friends together to learn from the experts about how breast cancer effects family risk factors. Sponsored by The Safeway Foundation, PROJECT PINK 2010 is designed to target women who have had breast cancer or who have an immediate family member with breast cancer.

Out & About: Community Counseling Center needs your help to help the community

I received a letter recently stating the funding for the Community Counseling Center has been affected by the economic woes. I don't often take the opportunity to talk frankly about a growing issue within our community. Looking at the...


by Scott Schrantz Source: http://aroundcarson.com/2010/07/03/homeless Here's the whole story on the motorhome fire I put up pictures of a couple of days ago. From the Record-Courier:

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.”

Carson City Salvation Army Red Kettle giving campaign down 35 percent from 2012 figures

The Salvation Army of Carson City is just one and a half weeks into its annual Red Kettle fundraiser and is 35 percent short from what it collected in 2012. The news comes at a time when more than 1,000 Carson City area children have registered for Christmas day food and toys directed through the nonprofit organization.

The Salvation Army relies on money raised in the red kettles — in coins, dollars and checks (and the occasional diamond ring or gold tooth) to serve more than 17,000 individuals in Carson City, Dayton and Douglas County each year, said Lt. Mark Cyr.

Carson City firefighters respond to structure fire off Neptune Court

Carson City firefighters responded early Monday evening to a working structure fire near the 2700 block of Highway 50 East off of Neptune Court and Carmine Street.

The occupant of the residence and two dogs escaped injury but the fire burned much of the manufactured home and there was partial roof collapse, said Carson City Fire Chief Stacey Giomi. A third dog was reported missing.

State Transportation Director Terminates $280K Contract After Concerns Raised About Cost

CARSON CITY – A 22-month, $280,000 contract with a private sector individual to work as a liaison between the Department of Transportation and contractors seeking work with the agency has been terminated by Director Susan Martinovich.

Carson City 4-Hers prepare for 'Rockets to the Rescue' national 4-H experiment

To kick off the new school year, Carson City 4-H will participate in the annual 4-H National Science Experiment. This year’s project revolves around the popular program, “Rockets to the Rescue” where youth will be tasked with one mission.

State Board Again Delays Action On Closing Nevada State Prison Over Governor’s Objections

CARSON CITY – With Gov. Jim Gibbons dissenting, the Board of Prisons yesterday delayed action on a proposal to close Nevada State Prison, meaning it will continue to operate for at least the next several weeks.

Christmas Tree Donation Goal Met In Just One Day

Thanks to the community's generosity and quick response, in less than 24 hours the Carson City Library Foundation met its goal of collecting 16 donated artificial Christmas trees.

The trees will help create a New York “Tavern on the Green” atmosphere at the Foundation’s New Year’s Eve party, scheduled December 31 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm this year at the State Library and Archives. The event will also feature a gourmet buffet, music, raffle, live and silent auctions, and Times Square-style ball drop.

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.

Scout seeks help in cleaning Linear Ditch

Aaron Woodbury, a

'Jazz and Beyond' seeking volunteers for annual festival

The "Jazz and Beyond: Carson City Music Festival" committee is seeking volunteers, sponsors, and program advertisers for the ninth annual festival, August 4 to 19, 2012. The festival, which began in 2004, is presented by Mile High Jazz Band Association, Carson City, local businesses, and jazz lovers. It includes more than 100 world class, regional musicians in over 30 performances and special programs at multiple venues in Carson City’s historic district, near the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.

Don Q's fishing report for week of Sept. 4-10

Here is the fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. Don't forget that Saturday, Sept. 7 is free fishing day in California. You can fish without a license. This report is for the week of Sept. 4 through Sept. 10.


AARP Poll Of Nevadans Aged 50+ Shows Election Concerns Include Medicare, Social Security, Not Just Jobs, Economy

CARSON CITY – It’s not just jobs and the economy but the future of Social Security and Medicare that concerns Nevadans aged 50 and older in this 2012 presidential election year, according to a new poll commissioned by the AARP and released today.

The Truth About Retirement

COUNTRY Financial Carson and Carson Valley

Think about the Future You for a moment – a person just retired. Do you imagine yourself on a beach somewhere? Are you finishing that novel you wanted to write? Maybe you’re spending more time with your grandkids. Whatever the Future You is doing, developing a tangible plan to get there is crucial.
The first step in proper planning is separating fact from fiction:
Fiction: You need to be wealthy to get help with retirement

UNR researchers urge environmental and public sector partnerships at Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe will be thrust in the spotlight again when scientists, public agencies and elected officials meet Aug. 13 for the 16th annual Lake Tahoe Summit. To be discussed with great interest is the protection and health of Lake Tahoe's fragile environment and economy.
“The health of the environment and the health of the economy at Tahoe are linked,” Derek Kauneckis, political science professor and researcher at the University of Nevada, Reno said. “And the collaborations that have been established at the Lake have set the stage for future efforts.”

DFG to host public meetings on Salmon stocks and fisheries

By the California Department of Fish and Game
The public is invited to testify at an upcoming public meeting about salmon populations and the 2011 ocean and river salmon fisheries.

The 2011 Salmon Information Meeting, sponsored by the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG), will be held March 1 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sonoma County Water Agency Building located at 404 Aviation Boulevard in Santa Rosa.

Information on Nevada’s very low gaming taxes “gettin’ around”

Las Vegas (and international) gaming mogul/billionaire Steve Wynn is quoted in a Las Vegas newspaper today that he’s investing in new casinos in Pennsylvania where he’ll pay up to a 55% tax rate on

Carson Little League thanks our Community for their awesome support

I wanted to take some time to send out a special thank you to the awesome Businesses and people in our community who helped support our Junior and Senior Little League All Stars advancement to the Western Regional Tournaments in Vancouver WA and Ontario, CA this year! With out their support this would not have been possible for these fine athletes. Our Juniors (13-14 year olds) and Seniors (15-16 year olds) both Finished 1 and 3 in their tournaments and failed to advance to the Little League World Series but had an experience that most kids never have had.

Another big night for L-Ray and Kentucky

Former Western Nevada College star Lance Ray is doing everything he can to help the University of Kentucky baseball team make the postseason.

Dispatch Alaska: It started out bad

My wife and I take two weeks each fall to hunt moose in the Yukon.
 We decided to travel 90 miles from home into the mountains and camp near a large swamp where I had called in two moose the year before. 
We left home on Wednesday and set up our camp.
We have a Toyota Tacoma 4 x 4 and a Four Wheel Camper loaded on.
It was a 5 minute walk to the swamp edge to allow quiet coming and going.
I called some on Wednesday night.

‘Grow Your Own, Nevada!’ classes return to cooperative extension offices

Nevadans can learn to grow safe, fresh, organic produce at home and in school and community gardens without spending a lot of money.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension will help show residents how during eight “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” gardening classes featuring “back-to-basics” best practices for producing bountiful harvests. Classes will be presented Mondays, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., July 8 – Aug. 26, live in Reno and video-conferenced to Extension offices throughout the state, including those in Carson City, Gardnerville, Fallon and Yerington.

Secretary Of State Will Evaluate Mail-In Ballots For Special Election

CARSON CITY – Secretary of State Ross Miller is asking for information from county clerks and registrars about the possibility of using mail-in ballots for the upcoming special election to fill the vacant Congressional District 2 seat.

More Than 2,300 Nevada Nonprofits Lose Tax Exempt Status With IRS

CARSON CITY – More than 2,300 Nevada nonprofit groups have had their tax exempt status revoked by the Internal Revenue Service.
The revocations run the gamut, from the Edgewood Tahoe Mens Club to the Lovelock Alfalfa Seed Growers. Most of the revocations occurred in 2010 but were just posted by the agency last year.

Movie Review: Just abort 'Apollo 18'

The sci-fi horror film "Apollo 18," currently playing at the Casino Fandango multiplex in Carson City and elsewhere, is a strange bird of a movie. The premise is that while NASA claimed to have scrubbed Apollo 18, it was actually rescheduled as a secret mission to plant Soviet ICBM detectors on the Moon. Three astronauts were selected and briefed and launched.

Big drug bust in Fernley with help from CCSO deputies

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Thursday night was the dawning of a new era of inter-county law enforcement teamwork, as Carson City Sheriff’s deputies, along with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Of

Nevada Department of Agriculture releases school meal eligibility information

The Nevada Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition division released the 2013-2014 Free and Reduce Price Meal Eligibility Report on Thursday. It provides the total number of students eligible for free or reduced price meals at all schools statewide that participate in the program. (See the report below.)

Email asking for help is a scam, according to Sheriff

A former Carson City Supervisor has fallen victim to an online scam targeting his friends. Early Thursday morning an email with Richard Staub's return address was sent out to everyone in his addres...

No tricks this Halloween: Carson City celebrates Beggars' Night on Oct. 31

Treat or treating in Carson City will be held on Halloween night, Thursday, Oct. 31. Just like it is celebrated throughout the country.

If you're a Carson City resident, the question as to when Beggar's Night falls on isn't a dumb one to wonder or ask since wrenches have been thrown into the mix every few years due to Nevada Day festivities.

Because Nevada Day sometimes falls on Oct. 31, there have been instances where the annual trick or treating ritual in Carson City has been moved up or down the calendar.

Diet, Screening and Cancer Prevention

Event Date: 
March 12, 2013 (All day)

You’ve stopped smoking and are watching your alcohol intake. You are eating right and exercising. Congratulations, there is mounting evidence your lifestyle will not only make you healthier but might also help you prevent cancer. But if you are between the ages of 50 to 75, there is something more that you can do; get a Colo-rectal cancer screening.

Sunny skies Christmas Day through weekend for Carson City and Sierra

Conditions are expected to remain dry for the remainder of the week, which means excellent holiday travel in the Sierra and western Nevada, but no help for our snow pack.

The good news for skiers and boarders headed to Lake Tahoe resorts is that the snow that fell earlier this month along with the cold weather days, plus snowmaking, has allowed for top to bottom conditions at most resorts. High temperatures for the Lake Tahoe basin will be in the low to mid-40s Christmas Day through Sunday.

Gov. Gibbons Now Evaluating Legislative Requests For Budget Information

CARSON CITY – Gov. Jim Gibbons said his administration is reviewing requests for information from a legislative panel performing a review of base budgets but said the constant calls for more data and staff responses are burdensome and time consuming.
“We’re struggling to meet the needs of the public with a vastly decreased budget,” he said.

State controller adds fraud hotline

By Cy Ryan CARSON CITY – State Controller Kim Wallin has installed a fraud hotline on her website to help find those who are cheating state government. “This is the way to provide tips so we can crack down on scam artists and save taxpayer ...

Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki to discuss economic development at Carson Valley Inn

Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki will address the business community at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31 at Carson Valley Inn, 1627 Highway 50 in Minden.

February Gaming Win Up 5.7 Percent With Strength Seen Across All Major Markets

CARSON CITY – Nevada casinos won $932.2 million in February for a 5.7 percent gain over the same month in 2011, even without the Chinese New Year event that annually brings high rollers to the Las Vegas Strip, the Gaming Control Board reported today.

Podcast // Episode 7: Nicolas Cage wants more of the Silver State on the silver screen


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