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Youth Theatre Carson City holds 'Cinderella' auditions Feb. 9

Youth Theatre Carson City is excited to announce our upcoming auditions for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 'Cinderella,' everyone’s favorite adaptation of the classic tale, to be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 9, in the Sierra Room at the Carson City Community Center.

Survey finds broad support for uniforms at Carson City middle school

CARSON CITY — A telephone survey of Carson Middle School parents conducted this weekend shows broad support for the concept of school uniforms, reports Principal Sam Santillo.
A presentation of the survey findings, which shows 66 percent support among CMS parents, will be discussed tonight during the regular meeting of the Carson City School District board. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street. We'll have live coverage of the meeting.

Modern LED sign at Carson City Community Center gets high tech welcome

After 18 months of planning, a new high tech LED welcoming sign stationed in front of the Carson City Community Center was unveiled Wednesday.

The $100,000 message board not only gives a refreshing welcome as motorists drive along William Street, but provides key information about events and happenings throughout Carson City.

Sierra Nevada Ballet presents 'Peanutcracker — The Story in a Nut Shell'

The Sierra Nevada Balletwill present the popular “Peanutcracker — The Story in Nut Shell” throughout the Carson City and Reno region this December.

Based on the Peter Tchaikovsky’s original ballet “The Nutcracker,” "Peanutcracker" is a shorter, 45-minute narrated version that is “designed for families with younger children to introduce them to the wonderful world of ballet,” noted Rosine Bena, Artistic Director of the Sierra Nevada Ballet. Bena wrote and choreographed this traditional holiday show.
  

Carson City candidate and ballot question forums next week

Two candidate forums will take place in Carson City next week. Hosted by the League of Women Voters, the first is at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 at the Carson City Community Center. The topics are Question 1, the proposed City Center project for downtown Carson City. Following the pros and cons discussion of Question 1 there will be a Board of Supervisors candidate presentation for the two seats.

Increasing the Joy event set for Dec. 21 at Carson City Community Center, toys being collected through Dec. 18

Event Date: 
December 21, 2013 - 9:00am

In Partnership with Carson City and community businesses we invite you to this FREE Christmas event for child from Newborn to age Twelve and your families.

There will be FREE Christmas present for a child (one per child, while they last), FREE cookies, FREE hot chocolate, FREE Turkey Giveaways (Find the golden Christmas tree to claim your turkey), and an appearance by Santa Claus and Buddy the Elf!

Don't miss out, come Saturday December 21st, 9:00AM-11:00AM, at Carson City Community Center; located at 851 E. Williams St.

Carson City hosts Town Hall meeting tonight at Community Center

The public is invited to a town hall meeting Monday night to discuss general issues related to Carson City. The meeting runs from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

There will be a panel of directors from the city's Finance, Fire, Health and Human Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Parks and Recreation, Public Works and the Sheriff's Office. Additionally, the City Manager will also be in attendance and available to answer any questions.

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Barton Health Lecture Series: Bone Health in the Maturing Athlete

The 2012 Barton Health Wellness Lecture Series continues with a presentation: Bone Health in the Maturing Athlete
from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, at the Carson City Community Center.

Back to the 80s

The show features every famous song from the 80's from Madonna to Michael Jackson. Plenty of mullet hair cuts and falshdance styles. Performance at the Carson City Community Center on Saturday at 7:30 p.m and again on Sunday at 2 p.m. Reserve tickets at boxoffice@carsonK12.nv.us. or call (775) 230-8919.

Carson City Board of Supervisors give final OK on 1/8 cent sales tax plan for city improvements

UPDATE: Carson City Supervisors reaffirmed its Feb. 20 meeting decision on an 1/8th cent sales tax question with a second 4 to 1 vote favoring plans.

Tax money will go to build a new animal services facility, a new multi-purposes athletic center, street and pedestrian improvements in the downtown area and Carson Street and William Street/Highway 50 East commercial corridors, and Community Center improvements.

Deputies arrest man after chase through Carson City Community Center (UPDATED)

A man attempted to elude authorities tonight, driving his vehicle onto the lawn area of the Carson City Community Center, running through the building and then jumping on top of a 14-year-old girl before being detained by deputies.

The event happened at 8:32 p.m. when a justice court officer spotted the man driving erratically down Carson Street, nearly hitting a motorcyclist. The man was traveling at a high rate of speed and didn't stop, said Sgt. Mike Cullen.

Volunteer needed for Shade Tree Council

The Carson City Board of Supervisors is seeking applications from persons interested in serving on the Shade Tree Council. There are four (4) volunteer openings to fill a two (2) year term that expires January 2014.

The Shade Tree Council provides advice to the Board of Supervisors on matters concerning the development, maintenance, management and promotion of a safe, healthy and attractive urban forest in Carson City. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every other month at 5:30 pm in the Sierra Room at the Carson City Community Center.

Carson City sees strong primary turnout; Republican and sheriff races dominate

With less than two hours to go before Carson City polls close, Clerk/Recorder Alan Glover reports a busy primary day with a voter turnout, when all is said and done, that may be around 45 percent.
"It's going real well. The turnout is much better than we expected," Glover said, adding that early voting and absentee returns should represent about 30 percent of the cast ballots.
The breakdown in turnout seems to be largely Republican, with a 60-40 split, however the race for Carson City sheriff may be bringing out a lot of non-partisans and Democrats, he said.

Barbershop singers to hold annual concert

The Chorus of the Comstock of Carson City, a 36-member male a cappella singing group, will perform its annual barbershop quartet concert "Shine On Harvest Moon" on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Carson City Community Center.

Watch it live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. Go here for the agenda and go here to watch it live.

Among other things, supervisors will:

Carson City School Board meets tonight

The Carson City School Board meets tonight at 7 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center.

See the agenda below:

BAC Stage Kids Presents 'Really Rosie'

Mar. 28, 2 p.m.
BAC Stage Kids Presents 'Really Rosie'

This fun play is from the great mind of Maurice Sendak ("Where The Wild Things Are" and Carol King (Grammy winning singer-songwriter).

Carson City elections officials report steady voter turnout for Nevada primary

Today's primary election turnout in Carson City has generated a steady number of voters throughout the morning and early this afternoon at the Carson City Community Center and at the Carson City Fairgrounds precints, said Sue Merriwether, Carson City chief deputy clerk for elections.

NV Energy giving V&T reconstruction commission $100,000 check

Written by NV Energy Public Information Officer Karl Walquist:

The effort to reconstruct the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad is receiving a boost from NV Energy with a $100,000 grant to the Northern Nevada Railway Foundation, the fund-raising arm of the Nevada Commission for the Reconstruction of the V&T Railway.

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Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

High Speed Chase, East on 50- Driver in custody, Carson man. Known to deputies.

Driver has invoked his Miranda Rights. Wants an attorney. Won’t talk.

Carson City supervisors to take up appointments, judge pay raises, position adjustments

The Carson City Board of Supervisors begin the new year with a Jan. 2 meeting, with matters of appointments, finance, court and law enforcement issues to be addressed.
The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

Tenth Annual Mile High Carson High Jazz Extravaganza

Event Date: 
January 29, 2013 - 7:30pm

It's "big-band jazz times two" when the Mile High Jazz Band presents the tenth annual Mile High-Carson High Jazz Extravaganza, on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:30 p.m., at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.
The concert, sponsored by the Carson High Jazz Band and the Mile High Jazz Band Association, is a benefit for the Carson High Jazz Band programs.
Tickets will be available from Carson High School music students. Call 775-883-4154 for up-to-date ticket information or go here.

50-year-old Carson City Community Center sign comes down

The static sign that has been in front of the Carson City Community Center for 50 years came down this morning at about 9:30 a.m.

It will be replaced by a state-of-the-art LED sign able to accommodate more messages that can be easily read. The new sign should be in place by Nevada Day. Custom Crane & Sign is the contractor. The impetus behind the new signage came from former Chamber Chair Stan Jones.

Mr. Carson High

Event Date: 
March 1, 2013 - 6:30pm

The annual Mr. Carson High competition will be held on Friday, March 1st at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. Senior boys will be competing for the crown through dancing, singing and a variety of other talents. Fast Pass tickets can be purchased for $15.

This ticket includes appetizers and choice of preferred seating. General admission tickets are $7. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the CHS finance office, Sierra Adrenaline Cheer and Tumbling, CHS cheerleaders or Mr. Carson candidates.

Does the Nugget Project need a parking garage?

Last week it was revealed that the Carson City Board of Supervisors would be considering putting a question on the ballot to approve a quarter-cent sales tax to fund a downsized $28 million City Center Project, aka Nugget Project.

Carson City Freeway beautification information meeting

Tuesday, January 19, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Media release - C.C. Symphony - UPDATE (concert time and info added)

Media release: updated April 3, 2010
Contact: Elinor Bugli 775-883-4154

Carson City Symphony Concert "Spirit of Exploration" April 24 and 25
Features World Famous Horn Soloist Gail Williams
and McAvoy Layne, the Ghost of Mark Twain

FREE Band Concert

The Capital City Community Band will present a free, family oriented concert on Sunday, May 23 at 3:00 PM in the Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center. the Band will perform a variety of music from Broadway tunes to marches. Join us with your family for some FREE entertainment.
For more information please call 883-2219.

Western Nevada College holds first Multi-faith Baccalaureate Service

Western Nevada College held a unique Multi-faith Baccalaureate Service on May 20 in Carson City, the first in its 41 plus years of existence.

According to religious statesman Rajan Zed, co-organizer of this Service along with Douglas Diversity Student Club of WNC; faith leaders belonging to Christian (various denominations), Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha’i and Native American traditions blessed the graduates with their respective prayers in this Service. Dance and music also formed part of this ceremony and a representative of non-believers also addressed the Service.

Carson City job fair hosts 50 employers and new hope for those seeking work

With April unemployment stats showing more Carson City residents finding employment following statewide recessionary woes from 2008 to 2011, the hope of more hiring opportunities will be in the spotlight today, Friday, at a second Carson City job fair.

Around 50 employers will be on hand from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center. Among the employers will be those representing area casinos, local manufacturers, home health, home improvement outlets, department stores, retail, banking, staffing agencies and restaurants.

Carson City Strings in the Schools hosts spring concert

Event Date: 
March 26, 2013 - 6:30pm

Carson City Symphony’s “Strings in the Schools” ensembles, conducted by Education Director Sue Jesch, will perform on Tuesday, March 26, 6:30 p.m., at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street. The Spring Concert will include a new work, "Reflections," written for the advanced orchestra, STRAZZ, by Gary A. Edwards, a composer from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Guest artist Tom Stryker, a noted harmonica player, and composer Edwards, a guitarist, will play the piece along with the students.

At least 49 employers sign on to June 14 Carson City job fair

With at least 49 area employers signed on, a June 14 Carson City job fair may be one of the city's biggest in recent memory.

The fair, which runs from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, will feature employers from area casinos, local manufacturers, home health, home improvement outlets, department stores, retail, banking, staffing agencies and restaurants.

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors will have a special meeting Tuesday, beginning at noon in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street.

Youth Theatre Carson City hosts auditions Saturday for Guys and Dolls, Jr.

Event Date: 
January 18, 2014 - 10:00am

Youth Theatre Carson City will hold auditions for Guys and Dolls, Jr. this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Carson City Community Center.

Auditioners should come prepared to sing a one minute song and to learn a dance combination. Tuition $100. Scholarships available.

Carson City area road report for July 19-25

Here is the Carson City area road construction report for Monday, July 19, to Sunday, July 25.

 The Roop Street widening project will continue and is expected to be completed by the end of of the year. The following impacts are expected for the Carson City area in the coming week:

— Roop Street is closed to through traffic from William Street to Robinson Street.  This closure is expected to last through early September, but business access will be provided.

Carson City school board meets tonight, principal DUI issue not on the agenda

The Carson City School District Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. (Catch the live video here)
District Superintendent Richard Stokes will be absent from the meeting because of a planned vacation, officials said.

Senior Follies, a journey 'From Broadway to Hollywood'

The 14th annual Senior Follies production, "Let's Go to the Movies - From Broadway to Hollywood," will be presented Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 at the Carson City Community Center.The eve...

Carson City girl shaken by bizarre attack at community center

CARSON CITY — A 14-year-old Carson City girl who was taking a break from "The Sound of Music" rehearsals Thursday night at the Carson City Community Center, said she pushed away a man who "came out of nowhere" and jumped on top of her as stunned friends watched.

"I was kind of freaked out," the 14-year-old victim told Carson Now late Thursday night. "I just held my breath and pushed him off of me."

The unidentified man, who had led authorities on a car chase through town, was detained shortly after the attack by Carson City deputies. The incident began at about 8:30 p.m.

Big-Band twice in one night with Mile High-Carson High Jazz Extravaganza

Event Date: 
January 28, 2013 - 7:00pm

It's "big-band jazz times two" when the Carson High Jazz Band and the Mile High Jazz Band present their eleventh annual combined concert, the Mile High-Carson High Jazz Extravaganza, on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 7:00 p.m., in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street, Carson City. The Extravaganza is sponsored by the Mile High Jazz Band Association and the Carson City Band Association as a benefit for Carson High music programs.

Carson City school board to take up employment status of teacher who made alleged threat

A closed session meeting to discuss the employment status of a middle school teacher is on tonight's Carson City School District board agenda.
Discussion and possible action could be taken in terminating the probationary employment of Wayne Haack, according to the agenda.
In November, Haack, an Eagle Valley Middle School shop teacher, was arrested after allegedly making a threat to a school district employee.

Water bonds, property tax hikes on Carson City's Board of Supervisor agenda

Water and sewer rate hikes may move a step closer Thursday when the Carson City Board of Supervisors will hear plans to issue up to $32 million in general obligation water bonds over 30 years.

2013 Carson Girls Softball Registration is open

Event Date: 
Repeats every 7 days until Sat Feb 09 2013 .
February 2, 2013 (All day)
Event Date: 
February 9, 2013 (All day)

The 2013 Carson City Girls Softball Registration is open. You can sign-up online at www.carsongirlssoftball.com or come to one of our in-person registrations:

Watch it Live: Carson City Board of Supervisors

The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd holds April 11 walkabout

Event Date: 
April 11, 2014 - 12:00pm

Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1 Karen Abowd, hosts her monthly Walkabout Friday, April 11 at Mills Park. Abowd, who recently announced her second run for this position, invites everyone to meet for an open discussion of the myriad challenges and good things happening in Carson City.

Carson City redevelopment committee to review canceling incentive program

Plans to phase out the use of sales tax reimbursement incentive agreements in Carson City will go before the Redevelopment Authority Citizens Committee on Monday.

The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street.

The Redevelopment Authority is considering phasing out the sales tax incentive program and wants the input of the citizens committee.

Carson City road construction report through Oct. 3

Here's the Carson City road construction report for the week of Monday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Oct. 3. Be safe out there and remember, the snow's going to fly before you know it — as above, so below.

Because of continued Nevada Department of Transportation work on the freeway project work through January 2011, Koontz Lane continues to be closed between Raglan Circle and Edmonds Drive. Meanwhile, the Roop Street widening project is continuing and is expected to b completed by the end of the year. The following impacts are expected this week:

School board to discuss state budget

A light agenda on Tuesday for the Carson City School District Board, with a discussion on bond projects, an update on proposed education cuts by the State Legislature and recognition of the district's Educators of the Year.
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Sierra Room of the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street.

Carson City school board to discuss settlement with U.S. Justice Department

A settlement agreement with the U.S Department of Justice over the handling of its English Language Learner program will be discussed Tuesday when the Carson City School District board meets.

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