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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.

Location

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

New Campaign Launched In Nevada To Combat Human Trafficking

CARSON CITY – A new campaign aimed at helping truck drivers and truck stop employees become more aware of how to identify and alert authorities to instances of underage children being forced into acts of prostitution was announced today by two Nevada organizations.

Northern Nevada Briefly 9/26

Soroptimists host Stroke for HopeSoroptimist International of Carson City and Great Basin Imaging invite golfers to the eighth annual Stroke to Help Fight Breast Cancer Golf Tournament today at Eagle

Woman sentenced to prison in exploitation case

Liane Anderson, of Carson City, was sentenced on Tuesday to 40 to 102 months in prison following her conviction for felony Obtaining Money by False Pretenses and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card.

Death of young Jacob emotionally as well as financially disasterous for family

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The call has gone out to the community to help the family of 4 year old Jacob Kenton. The boy died late last week leaving behind huge medical bills and funeral costs.

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.

Governor keeping mum on jobs bill that can help state

7, 2011, in Carson City. By Anjeanette Damon President Barack Obama's recently proposed jobs bill puts Gov. Brian Sandoval in a bit of a pickle. The $447 billion package, which has been likened to a mini-stimulus, includes significant funding ...

Western Republicans fight Obama wilderness policy

Courtesy of GrandViewOutdoors.com
Republican governors and members of Congress vowed Tuesday to fight an Obama administration plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for federal wilderness protection. The GOP officials said the plan would circumvent Congress's authority and could be used to declare a vast swath of public land off-limits to oil-and-gas drilling.

DVD Movie Review: 'Bad Manners' is Sort of Good Fun

"Bad Manners” is very much what its title says: four people spend a weekend together seeing how bitter and tricky they can be. It’s available at video stores or at the Carson City Library.

Downtown Carson City vision plan promotes small business, provides incentive for new business

There has been a lot of controversy and negative press over the last few years regarding our downtown and the movement of the 20/20 group. Many of you remember Carson City having a downtown. Some of you are new to our area within the last 30 years, and some are of a generation who grew up here and only know what you have been familiar with. In all these scenarios change is very unsettling.

Barbara Buckley Speaks on Immigration Reform, State Budget and Lack of Ideas from Gubernatorial Candidates

CARSON CITY — Nevada Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley spoke today about a number of issues concerning both Nevada and the nation, including immigration reform and Nevada’s projected budget shortfall.

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.

Use your feet on Nevada Moves Day

Event Date: 
April 25, 2012 (All day)

Many Carson City schoolchildren will take part in organized events to walk or bicycle to school on April 25, which has been proclaimed the third annual Nevada Moves Day by Governor Brian Sandoval.

Studio 403 Yoga SPRING DETOX YOGA WORKSHOP

Event Date: 
April 27, 2013 - 9:30am

Studio 403 Yoga SPRING DETOX YOGA WORKSHOP

April 27th 9:30-11:30 a.m. $39.

So are you ready to flow, sweat, play and detox with Studio 403 Yoga?

We invite you to our Spring Detox Yoga Workshop!

Spring is the perfect time of the year to clean our closets, clear out things we no longer use so we have room for new things to come.
Spring is the ideal time to renew and to cleanse our bodies too.
• Dynamic conversation AND recipes to get you started on a 3-5 day detox.
• 60 minute Yoga detox practice, full of hot Vinyasa flow and twists
• Komucha recipe AND starter scoby

Snow may help stop Topaz Ranch Estates fire

Snow and rain may help firefighters douse the 7,500-acre acre Topaz Ranch Estates fire on Friday.

The forecast for Holbrook Junction calls for a snow level of 5,800 feet before 11 a.m. and then a chance of rain.

Mighty Surf Lords to open 'Concert Under The Stars'

Event Date: 
July 11, 2012 - 6:00pm

Tickets are on sale for the fourth annual Concert Under the Stars, a fundraiser for The Greenhouse Project, featuring Pablo Cruise, Jaime Kyle and Northern Nevada’s own The Mighty Surf Lords.

The event takes place July 11 at Café at Adele’s and begins with the silent auction at 5 p.m., followed at 6 p.m. with happy, fun-filled music by The Mighty Surf Lords, who also played the venue last year and who open this year for Jaime Kyle and Pablo Cruise.

LRTO driven by volunteers

RENO - Big events like the Legends Reno-Tahoe Open don't just run themselves. They need the help of dedicated volunteers.

Gov. Sandoval Unveils State Economic Development Plan, Calls For 50,000 New Jobs By The End Of 2014

RENO – Gov. Brian Sandoval used the University of Nevada, Reno today as a backdrop to unveil his economic development plan, and he challenged the business community and all partners to work to create 50,000 new jobs by the end of 2014.

State worker launches budget deficit plan, issues challenge to economists

Carl Kuhl, a state Parole and Probation employee of six years, has created a plan that he claims will eliminate Nevada's budget deficit within two years.

In a news release issued on Tuesday, Kuhl said his plan not only will reduce the budget deficit but also help repair Nevada's economy at the same time. It is a pretty big claim, he admits, coming from an Accounting Assistant I, an entry level position.

Community Input Survey Sessions

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sat Apr 16 2011 except Tue Apr 12 2011.

Cooperative Extension continues to work with Carson City to gather input from the public regarding priorities in public services. As we are all faced with shrinking budgets, it's vital that those charged with providing you services know what is important to you.

We are hosting three final Public Input Sessions:

  • Monday April 11 5:30 p.m., Sheriff's Office, 911 Musser Street
  • Wednesday April 13 5:30 p.m., Library, 900 North Roop Street
  • Thursday April 14 7:00 p.m., Business Resource Center, 108 East Proctor Street

Five Southern Nevada Residents Seek Board Of Education Seat In District 3

CARSON CITY – Five candidates, including one current board member, are seeking the State Board of Education seat in District 3 in Clark County in the June 12 primary.

The top two vote-getters in the nonpartisan race will move on to the general election in November. The board, reconstituted in the 2011 legislative session, has four elected seats. Another three will be appointed by Gov. Brian Sandoval and legislative leadership.

Carson City Street Vibration: Taking it Downtown

Street Vibrations is in its 19th year and growing strong, Randy Burke of Roadshows, the Street Vibrations guru, is always looking to expand his empire of fun and memorable events. Well, this year he has partnered with the family owned and operated HorseShoe Club Casino.

Fundraising for the Knowledge and Discovery Center progresses

In the three months since the Carson City Board of Supervisors approved the Carson City Center Project (aka Nugget Project), proponents of the project's Knowledge and Discovery Center have been gearing up their fundraising efforts to meet the $21.5 million commitment.

Halloween Spectacular

Event Date: 
October 31, 2013 - 8:00pm

GROOVEBOX and Black Star Safari are teaming up with The League to Save Lake Tahoe to bring you the biggest Halloween Party in South Lake Tahoe.

Roots Rob, S1nth3sys, and DJ Phesko will be joining us this year to make it extra weird. There will be a costume contest for the best costume and most creative costume. There will be a raffle hosted by The League to Save Lake Tahoe and door prizes given away all night!!! Come help support your troops and save Lake Tahoe. Come get weird with us! $10 Doors at 8:00 Show starts at 9:00. 18+

Importance of Backing up Vital Company Information

Harvest Party at The Lodge

Event Date: 
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.

Fishing report for Sept. 21-28

Here is the fishing report for the week of Sept. 21-28. This report covers rivers, streams and lakes in Nevada, the Sierra, Northern California and Southern Oregon.

Greater Nevada Make a Difference Day

Greater Nevada Credit Union invites the public to drop off non-perishable food items during “Make a Difference Day” on Saturday, October 22 from 10 am to 2 pm at the credit union’s Eagle Station branch. All donated food will go to the Carson City Salvation Army to help local residents in need.

First Nationwide Test of The Emergency Alert System on Nov. 9

On November 9, 2011 at 11 a.m. Pacific Time and 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, the federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS).  The test will last up to three and a half minutes. During this period, regularly scheduled television, radio, cable, and satellite shows will be interrupted as the system is being tested. 

Keeping kids in school and performing better with on-line learning

Acknowledging that Carson City Schools lose many students for many reasons, Carson City School Board Trustees approved a plan Tuesday night that will put potential drop-outs in front of computers s

Carson City employee pens first book

Carson City Support Services Specialist Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Patterson can now add author to her resume.

Carson City Relay for Life - Community Interest Event

Event Date: 
December 1, 2012 - 9:00am

Come join us for coffee and find out what YOU can do to fight back against cancer! The Carson City Relay for Life committee needs volunteers who are interested in helping us raise funds to further cancer research, help those who are currently struggling and remember those who have lost their battle. Help us to celebrate a world with more birthdays! We will buy the coffee if you give us your time.

9:00 AM, December 1, 2012
Foodies Bystro in the Brewery Arts Center

'Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective' children's performance in Carson City

Wild Horse Children’s Theater Summer On Broadway 2010 production of "Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective" will be performed on July 30 and July 31 in Carson City and Reno.
Join the children's theater group for this delightful audience participation mystery as Nick Tickle tries to uncover the mystery of the missing props in Fairy Tale Land. Where did the Hansel & Gretel’s breadcrumbs go? Help us find the rose from "Beauty & The Beast" and the glass slipper from "Cinderella" and much more.

Fighters Against Child Abuse makes final holiday push to help Carson City area children

Fighters Against Child Abuse is in its final push to help greater Carson City area abused children this Christmas.

In conversations with CASA, there's a major need for new socks and underwear, sizes for all ages from 0-17 for children entering the child abuse system. These children arrive with nothing but what they are wearing.

Murphy the 'miracle dog' left for dead is adopted

Murphy with his forever family!

Murphy the miracle dog was adopted by Honey Tapley and family on Thursday, May 9.

Honey was one of the good samaritans who stopped to help him after he had been hit on Highway 50 in Mound House and left for dead.

Broadway’s Biggest 'Les Misérables' to Play Northern Nevada; tickets now on sale

One of Broadway’s biggest and boldest hits is coming to Carson City. Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company will perform ‘Les Misérables” in the Carson City Community Theater weekends, November 9-24, 2013. Tickets are available online now at www.wnmtc.com, or by calling (775) 445-4249.

Carson City area road report for the week of April 14-20

Here is the Carson City area road report, courtesy of the public works department, for the week of April 14-20, 2014. There will be a single lane closure on N. Carson Street northbound approaching the intersection with Hot Springs Road on Monday, April 14, from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Only the left turn lane of the intersection will be affected.

State Workforce Consolidation Plan Gains Support From Northern Nevada Elected Officials

CARSON CITY – Local elected officials representing the Northern Nevada workforce development agency have endorsed a plan to restructure the delivery of job training funds to Nevadans, including eliminating the two local boards now involved in the process.

Rotary Club of Carson City Announces Winners of Second Annual Beer and Pizza Championships

CARSON CITY, NV - For the second year in a row, area residents came out by the hundreds to enjoy an evening of pizza, beer, music and fundraising for a good cause. The second annual Carson City Rotary Club Beer and Pizza Championships was a big success, raising more than $25,000 to assist with a number of community needs.

Gov. Sandoval Will Seek Funding In 2013 For Creation Of Long-Term Student Performance Data System

CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval will support some level of funding in his next budget to continue the work of implementing a statewide longitudinal data system (SLDS) to allow for the measurement of individual student performance over time.

Sen. Harry Reid, local candidates speak at Carson City Democratic Convention

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke to Carson City Democrats today at their county convention at Eagle Valley Middle School.

Nevada's senior senator spent time talking and taking pictures with the attendees before exhorting the partisan crowd to help him in his tough reelection campaign this year.

Reid made a short speech before heading out to speak at other county conventions going on across the state today.

Candidates for Carson City Board of Supervisors, School Board, Assessor and Sheriff were also on hand to speak to the crowd.

Save water during Fix a Leak Week March 18-24

Event Date: 
March 18, 2013 (All day)

Carson City, Nev. – Across Nevada and the nation, household leaks waste more than one trillion gallons of water per year – enough to supply the water needs of Chicago, Miami, and Los Angeles combined. Easily corrected household leaks can increase homeowners’ water bills by 12 percent. To help consumers find and repair easy-to-fix leaks, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is promoting the fourth annual Fix a Leak Week, March 18-24.

ODE TO THE WELFARE STATE (1949)

DEMOCRAT DIALOG

Father. Must I go to work?
No, my lucky son.
We're living now on Easy Street
On dough from Washington.

We've left it up to Uncle Sam,
So don't get exercised.
Nobody has to give a damn-
We've all been subsidized.

But if Sam treats us so well
And feeds us milk and honey,
Please, daddy, tell me what the hell
They're going to use for money.

Don't worry, bub, that not a hitch
In this here noble plan-
They simply soak the filthy rich
To help the common man.

But, father won't there come a time
When they run out of cash

Volunteers are in the mix of Nevada’s 150th Birthday Cake

Misti Gower is known by co-workers at Nevada’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as a cake baker extraordinaire. So, no one was surprised when she and Heidi Englund of the Nevada Historical Society agreed to create a 13 foot wide by 21 foot long cake in the shape of Nevada to commemorate the great cake caper of 1964.

The monumental undertaking has started to come together as DCNR colleagues and others have jumped in to help bake, build and serve the 1,300 pound confection.

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.

Millennium Scholarship Program Slated for $12.6 Million Hit in Governor’s Budget Balancing Plan

CARSON CITY – Among the multiple proposals identified today by Gov.

Douglas authorities ask for help identifying woman who stole $300 from ATM account

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman believed to have stolen money from an ATM machine inside Walmart off of Highway 395 in Carson City.

The woman appears to be in her late 50s, is of Native American decent, wearing a 49ers jacket, said Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Pat Brooks.

The victim stated on Nov. 1 at 6:30 a.m., he entered the Walmart and used the ATM machine to withdraw $300 cash from his account. The machine had a service message on the screen and that's when the victim left to find a cashier.

Nevada Day theme celebrates the Silver State's 'Great Outdoors'

By The Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau
It only takes four days to celebrate statehood in Nevada. The Silver State knows how to party! The annual Carson City Nevada Day events will observe the 147th year since joining the union, with the theme, “Nevada's Great Outdoors,” Oct. 27-30, 2011.

A four-day celebration of the Silver State's admission to the Union in 1864 will be celebrated the last weekend in October in Nevada's state capitol of Carson City.

Out & About: Drive One 4UR school is back at Carson High Oct. 22

Thanks to Carson City Capital Ford and the Ford Motor Company, you can help raise money for Carson High School athletics. It is a great fundraiser, and for those looking for a great car it's a win-...

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