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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.


3656 Research Way #35
Carson City, NV 89706
Tel: 775-841-1101

Car wash Saturday for family of Dayton man who died

Event Date: 
July 13, 2013 - 9:30am

There will be a car wash fundraiser Saturday, July 13, for a local Dayton family to raise money to recover the remains of their beloved family member, Steven Larson, who passed away while working out of state.

The car wash begins at 9:30 a.m. at the S & S gas station in Dayton or donations are being taken in an account set up at Greater Nevada Credit Union under Dodey Larson in care of Steve Larson.

Please come out and help this family. The family will also be selling Steve's handmade barnyard woodwork.

See the attached flier below.

State Senate Majority Leader Questions High Cost Of New State Medicaid Contract

CARSON CITY – A lawmaker today questioned whether state officials did everything possible to negotiate the lowest cost for a recently approved $177 million Medicaid contract.
Sen. Steven Horsford, D-Las Vegas, asked Medicaid program Administrator Charles Duarte if the contract with HP Enterprise Services reflects a 10 percent reduction in the cost of state contracts sought by lawmakers to help address Nevada’s current fiscal crisis.


Winters Creek Lodge Inaugural Day is Monday!

Don Q's fishing report for Sept. 12-19

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 Sept. 12-19.

Nevada Tourism awards grants to rural communities

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) awarded the Projects Relating to Tourism Grants, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced.

Projects Relating to Tourism Grants help fund infrastructure improvements that will attract visitors, and after a temporary suspension due to a decline in tourism revenues, the grants were reinstated this year.

'Have a Heart' celebration fundraiser at Glen Eagles generates $31,000 for FISH

Friends in Service Helping, also known as FISH, raised nearly $31,000 with 37 celebrity waiters and nearly 400 in attendance Saturday night at Glen Eagles in Carson City.

This fundraiser will allow FISH to continue renovations on their 50 year old buildings in Carson City and will help in replacing their aging homeless shelter van. Special thanks to Dick Campagni Capitol Ford/Hyundai, and Carson City Toyota/Scion for donating a $1,000 gas card for our drawing and the Glen Eagle’s staff for a flawless and delicious dinner event.

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.

Wine, Art & Music: Music by special guest, Grant Davis

Event Date: 
August 4, 2012 (All day)

Join us this month and every month on the first Saturday, from noon to 5:00pm.

Come, enjoy an afternoon of wine, art and music in the Brewery Arts Center’s Artisans Store. Resident artists and teachers will demonstrate their crafts as part of the Downtown Carson City Wine Walk. Sip wine and nibble hors d’oeuvres while watching the artisans create new works of art.

You don’t need to take part in the Wine Walk to join in.

This month, upcoming local and national singer, Grant Davis:

Fishing Report For the week of May 11-18

Here is the fishing report for the week of May 11-18. This report covers lakes, rivers and streams throughout Nevada, Northern California, the Sierra, and Southern Oregon.

Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association (530) 365-7500 reports:
Water surface temperature is at 48 degrees. Water clarity has improved in most areas to 6.5 ft to 8 ft. The word is excellent.

Tahoe Fund seeks 2014 environmental projects to support

The Tahoe Fund is actively seeking environmental improvement projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will restore lake clarity, improve outdoor recreation, and build a stronger sense of stewardship in the region. The organization plans to build a portfolio of projects in need of monetary support that can attract donations from the private community of individuals, businesses and foundations. The board of directors will choose a handful of projects to be 2014 Signature Projects and the focus of the Fund's summer fundraising activities.

Carson City sheriff's saturation patrol on Friday results in 22 citations, one tow

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office conducted a saturation patrol Friday. Officers issued 22 citations for various traffic violations and one vehicle was towed because the driver had a revoked license, said Sgt. Scott McDaniel.

Pew Study Gives Nevada Low Marks For Evaluating Effectiveness Of Tax Incentives

CARSON CITY – A new study by the Pew Center on the States identifies Nevada as one of 16 states that did not publish a document between 2007 and 2011 that evaluated the effective of tax incentives.

Gov. Sandoval Says He Will Seek Property Tax Support For Higher Education System

CARSON CITY – Local governments would lose some property tax revenue to help fund higher education, and college students could face higher fees, in Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget to be unveiled Jan 24.
Sandoval, in an interview on Jon Ralston’s Face to Face television program, said both elements are in consideration as his $5.3 billion general fund spending plan is finalized in advance of the 2011 legislative session.

Want to report plate violation? Troopers don't want your help

CARSON CITY -- Angry Southern Nevada residents, upset that longtime neighbors aren't changing their out-of-state license plates, said they should be able to report violators to the Nevada Highway Patrol. But the agency doesn't want their help.

Nevada Higher Education Representatives Assess Cuts

Last week, the Nevada Board of Regents held a meeting in what marks the beginning of nine weeks of discussion on how to further reduce their budgets to adjust for the 6.9 percent cut in funding agreed upon by Nevada Legislators during the special session in February.

Gov. Gibbons Recommends 10 Percent Cuts to State Agencies and Education – Lawmakers Say No Deal Done Yet

CARSON CITY – Nevada Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford said today that dozens of cuts proposed by Gov.

Money and toys…both in short supply. But we gotta TRY!

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A plea for help has gone out for more Toys for Tots donations. There are numerous drop- off locations around town to receive this inexpensive gifts.

3rd Annual Red Shoe Gala Set to Raise Funds for Families with Children in Area Hospitals

Reno Ronald McDonald House, non-profit gala
Event Date: 
October 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada, a non-profit organization that houses families with children at local hospitals, will be bringing its Red Shoe Gala to the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno for a third year. The Oct. 10, 2014, event will raise funds for the organization’s mission with the theme “Make Someone Happy!”

Labor Day weekend fishing report for Nevada, Northern California and Sierra

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 Aug. 28 through Labor Day. Don't forget, California's second free day of fishing without a license will be Saturday, Sept. 7.

WNC receives $5,000 grant to assist hospitality program

A worldwide industry leader known for welcoming and accommodating guests has awarded Western Nevada College and its Carson City business partners a grant to offer hospitality certification workshops.

Hilton Worldwide has allocated a $5,000 Travel and Purpose Action Grant to WNC and key local partners - the Hampton Inn & Suites Carson City, and the Carson Valley Inn, Carson City Chamber of Commerce, and Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce. The grant will help fund a public workshop for American Hotel and Lodging Association certification on Friday, Oct. 18, at the Hampton Inn.

Expected heat wave prompts Lyon County to develop preparedness list for residents

As Northern Nevada braces for a heat wave through the weekend, the Lyon County Office of Emergency Management has been advised by the National Weather Service to expect high temperatures 100 degrees or more.

Lyon County urges residents to prepare for the weekend with this comprehensive list:

Follow the rules when giving the gift of stock

It is harder to receive than to give. But giving to young folks can be a wonderful thing to do.Part of the act of giving is to show love and pride in that young person and part is to help them esta...

Obama Visits Reno, Urges Congress To Expand Mortgage Refinancing Program

RENO – President Barack Obama made a brief stopover here today, visiting with a couple who refinanced their home through a White House initiative helping underwater homeowners who have government-backed loans.

After meeting with Paul and Valerie Keller, Obama urged Congress to expand the Home Affordable Refinancing Program (HARP) to other mortgages as well.

Don Q's Nevada and Northern California fishing report for week of Nov. 6

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. 6-12.

Cowboy songs, storytelling with Mike Beck featured at Adele's Summer Concert Series

Event Date: 
August 22, 2013 - 6:30pm

Mike Beck brings cowboy songs and the tradition of storytelling through music to Café at Adele’s Thursday, Aug. 22, as the Summer Concert Series on the Veranda continues.

A favorite performer on the Cowboy Poetry circuit, singer-songwriter, poet and working cowboy Beck is touring in support of his album “Tribute,” which showcases original horse songs written through the years, raising money for The Joyful Horse Project, a non-profit organization based in Austin, Texas that pairs combat veterans with rescue horses being trained for rehabilitation.

Supervisor candidate forum tonight at Carson City Community Center

A candidates forum, hosted by the Carson City Arts and Culture Coalition, will be held tonight from 7 to 9 p.m., in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center. Carson Now will have live coverage.
The forum is free and open to the public.

Carson City cleanup on Saturday with National Public Lands Day

Conservation-minded residents, students, family and friends are encouraged to join the annual cleanup along the banks of the Carson River, Brunswick Canyon and Prison Hill Recreation Area on Saturday as part of the 17th National Public Lands Day.

Nevada and Northern California fishing report through Feb. 7

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and Southern Oregon. This report is for the week of Feb. 1-7.

Comment on Website Updates Tonight by Joshua Johnston

I’ll take a look at those colors later on tonight, I should be able to come up with something a little bit clearer to read.

Awareness campaign, website connects Nevadans to vaccine resources

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years.

This week is National Infant Immunization Week, an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs to promote healthy communities.

Cooperative Extension hosts free Brain Health Lunch-and-Learn seminars in Carson City

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is presenting Cleveland Clinic’s Brain Health Lunch-and-Learn Seminars at the Carson City Cooperative Extension Office, 2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 12.

Fire destroys at least four apartment units at Carson City complex

Fire destroyed at least four units at the Parkway Plaza apartment complex in Carson City early Saturday evening, fire officials confirmed.

No one was hurt in the blaze in which two families escaped injuries when the fire began to spread quickly, said Tom Tarulli, assistant fire chief for Carson City Fire Department. Two other families were not home at the time of the fire, which happened in building R, which occupies several two-level apartments.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Daughter of Chilean miner who survived disaster to study at UNR

By Drew Bradley
RENO, Nev. — Professor Emma Sepulveda has mentored hundreds of students during her academic career at University of Nevada, Reno, but she never thought that she would have the opportunity to mentor a Chilean miner's daughter. Her name was Scarlette Sepulveda (no relation) and her dream was to go back to school one day, get a college degree, and learn to speak English.

Professor Sepulveda promised Scarlette that she would try to help her in any way she could.

Salaries and Watchdogs

By now, you have probably heard about the fiasco in Bell, Calif., where city officials were being paid outrageous salaries while cutting services and raising taxes.

When the manager of a city of 36,000 residents takes home almost $800,000 a year, that's going to raise some eyebrows. And how did he and other city executives get these salaries? The elected officials in Bell gave it to them, along with $100,000 annual salaries for themselves, for their part-time jobs.

Column: Foreign tax credit can save tax

The Individual Income Tax Return provides for a tax credit, like withholding, that reduces your tax if you paid some foreign income tax, see Form 1040, Page 2, Line 47.

Most folks will have paid some foreign taxes if they have foreign stocks that pay dividends. There are also other kinds of foreign income that might have foreign taxes withheld.

Car Wash to benefit Carson City 50/70 baseball team trip to play in All-Star game

Event Date: 
June 29, 2013 - 9:00am

Carson City’s 50/70 All Star baseball team, is representing the State of Nevada in the inaugural national All Star tournament in Irvine, Calif.

The tournament is from July 19th thru July 26th. In order for the team to make the trip they are looking for sponsors to help pay for expenses. They are also going to have a car wash at Carson Dodge Chrysler Jeep, on June 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Any and all contributions would be greatly appreciated. All contributions need to be in by July 15. For information, contact Jay Artz at (775) 230-1170.

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.

Save water during 'Fix a Leak Week' March 17-23

Carson City, Nev. – As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ongoing “We’re for Water” campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year.

Sponsored by the EPA’s WaterSense program, Fix a Leak Week is March 17-23. In support of this public awareness campaign, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is encouraging consumers to find and fix residential leaks to save water in Nevada.

Gov. Sandoval Trade Mission Announces Business Agreements For Two Nevada Firms

CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval’s trade mission to the People’s Republic of China has announced two business agreements for companies located in Northern and Southern Nevada. A collaborative research agreement with the Desert Research Institute (DRI) was also expanded.

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?

Conservative Candidates Challenge Moderates in Key GOP State Senate Primary Races

Part 2 of a Series on Key GOP State Senate Primary Races
CARSON CITY – While Republican voters have a rare chance to chart the course of the GOP Senate caucus in the upcoming primary, the candidates described by some political observers as the establishment choice say they too are true fiscal conservatives who believe in core party values.

State Controller Wants Access To Bank Accounts, Licenses, In Debt Collection Effort

By Sean Whaley / Nevada News Bureau
CARSON CITY – State Controller Kim Wallin is seeking new authority from the Nevada Legislature to collect from those who owe the state money.

Carson City authorities launch DUI saturation patrols, checkpoint for Labor Day weekend

The Carson City Sheriff's Office has stepped up its efforts to get intoxicated drivers off the road. Beginning Thursday through Sept. 5, patrol officers will be out in full force as part of a citywide crackdown on drunk driving. Saturation patrols, as they are called, aim to identify, stop and remove drunk and impaired drivers, said Carson City Sheriff's Sgt. Darrin Sloan in a news release.

2013 Poetry Out Loud District Semi-Finals

Event Date: 
February 19, 2013 - 4:00pm

The district semi-finals for Poetry Out Loud will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Maizie Harris Jesse Theater at the Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King Street in Carson City.

Greenhouse Project Plant Sale

Event Date: 
May 19, 2012 - 8:00am

Carson City’s Greenhouse Project will hold a plant and yard sale on Saturday, May 19th from 8am to noon. Several varieties of seedlings and small plants will be available including tomatoes, peppers and petunias. The Greenhouse opened in December 2011, these plants are the first crops grown in the facility. There will also be a yard sale of donated items including restaurant supplies and household items. All money raised will benefit the Greenhouse Project.

The Greenhouse Project is located on the campus of Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman in Carson City.

Dispatchers to be honored next week

Carson City's dispatch center handles 200,000 calls a year. The division's 20 employees respond to everything from barking dogs to heartbroken family members pleading for help. "It is a stressfu...

Ride the River Poker Run

Ride The River Poker Run
Event Date: 
July 20, 2014 - 3:00pm

As Reno’s activity scene and small business offerings continue to rise in tandem, the Riverwalk District is putting downtown on the map with beautiful scenery and cultural diversity enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. And, while poker still races through our blood, Reno is embracing a fresh outlook on the infamous pastime.

Visit the Riverwalk District for the Ride the River Poker Run on July 20, 2014, from 3 to 6 p.m. and help support the Nevada Museum of Art’s summer youth art camps.

WHAT: Ride the River Poker Run
WHEN: July 20, 2014, 3 to 6 p.m.

Centerline rumble strips to be installed on U.S. 50 through Mound House

The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), in close cooperation with Lyon County, is scheduled to install centerline rumble strips for enhanced safety on nearly 10 miles of U.S. 50 in the Mound House area beginning approximately Dec. 19, weather permitting.

Consisting of parallel grooves cut into the middle centerline of a roadway, tires running over the rumble strips produce sound and vibration when drivers veer out of their lane. By alerting and allowing motorists to correct their vehicles, head-on crashes can be reduced.

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