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A 28-year-old Dayton man faces a felony charge of robbery after allegedly stealing a bottle of liquor from a grocery store on Wednesday and then assaulting the store security by knocking him to the ground.
Donald Lee Davis was arrested in the 170 block of Koontz Lane at 1:05 p.m. with the help of witnesses.
Lake Tahoe was named the “Best Lake in America” in a recent readers' poll by USA Today. Editors narrowed national nominations to the top 16; readers weighed in and the largest and most popular alpine lake in North America took home top honors by garnering more than 5,000 votes via Facebook and Twitter.
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Lake Tahoe is recognized for its timeless beauty and an international reputation as an outdoor recreational Mecca. The combination of great outdoors, entertainment, nightlife, dining and gaming identify its unique character.
Tinder-dry vegetation, lingering drought conditions, increasing daytime temperatures and several human-caused fires have prompted the Bureau of Land Management Carson City District Office, the Carson and Bridgeport Ranger Districts of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Nevada Division of Forestry’s to announce the implementation of fire restrictions today, Friday, June 28.
In a 4 to 1 decision the Lyon County Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved a Master Plan Amendment and zone change sought by Comstock Mining.
Commissioners took testimony 4.5 hours of testimony in regards to Comstock Mining’s application for a Master Plan Amendment and Zone Change. The chambers and hallways filled with about 250 residents.
A Carson Now reader submitted these photos of the fire burning this afternoon at Silver City off of Pedlar Road.
Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center in Minden reports the fire as having burned 300 acres with structures threatened. Smoke can be seen in Carson City, Dayton and Virginia City.
Film company producing in Dayton
A 31-year-old Carson City man was arrested and faces a felony charge of being a fugitive from justice out of California.
Rex Kevin Warren Jr., was arrested Feb. 20, 7:26 p.m. in the 3000 block of Harrison Lane after being contacted by Carson City law enforcement regarding two outstanding warrants. When arrested it was confirmed that he was wanted for being a fugitive from justice, issued in October 2012 by the California Department of Corrections. The warrant was for Warren being a parolee absconder, according to the arrest report.
A 30-year-old Carson City man, arrested on suspicion of DUI early Friday morning, also faces a felony charge of being in possession of a controlled substance and a gross misdemeanor charge of being in possession of a dangerous drug.
Carson City sheriff's patrol officers stopped Lauffette Kimmins Jr. for speeding, doing 44 mph in a 25 mph zone. The man showed signs of intoxication and admitted to taking Vicodin pills but denied drinking any alcoholic beverages. When officers spoke with the man, they could smell alcohol on his breath, the arrest report states.
It’s now official: Systems Consultants, the private computer firm in Fallon that conducts the annual computerized drawings for Nevada’s big game hunting tags, has posted the results of the 2012 drawings at Internet website www.huntnevada.com for the whole world to see.
There were a whole bunch of winners and a heck of a lot more losers in this year’s drawings for tags for Pronghorn Antelope, Mule Deer, Rocky Mt. Elk, California Bighorn Sheep, Desert Bighorn Sheep, Rocky Mt. Bighorn Sheep and Rocky Mt. Goat.
Dayton Valley Days on September 18 and 19 will be more than a fun family event. The annual street fair will also benefit several local nonprofits that add to the quality of life in the Dayton Valley.
One of those nonprofits is Central Lyon Youth Connections (CLYC), an organization that offers a number of free programs to enhance positive youth development. Director Michele Watkins explained that CLYC includes Project Success, Volunteer Connections, Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws and service learning projects.
Improving School Success:
DAYTON, NV – Pack 100 of Dayton Nevada collected several hundred pounds of food for the Dayton Food Pantry during their annual Scouting for Food event this week.
The boys of Pack 100 spent two weeks canvassing the Dayton and Mark Twain neighborhoods door to door seeking donations.
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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.”
Course improvements, packages, online accessibility and savings are springing up around the Carson City and Carson Valley’s Divine 9 Golf Courses.
Spring and summer golf excursions for individuals and groups to Nevada’s capital city and the High Sierra are convenient, fun and affordable with the co-op power of nine Carson City/Carson Valley golf courses and nine lodging properties.
The 17th Taste of Downtown brought Carson City citizens together again, celebrating what makes the community rich in spirit despite the hard economic times. The annual event brought people of all ages and backgrounds together to celebrate and give to a temendously worthwhile and much-supported organization, Advocates to End Domestic Violence.
Terriann Frances Fowler, 47, of Dayton, died Sept. 8, 2009. She was born on April 18, 1962, in Chino, Calif., to Ronald and Norma (Wright) Fowler. Autumn Funerals & Cremations is in charge of arrangements.
Halloween is creeping upon us and its time to start thinking about what your going to dress up as for those spooky events. Our resident zombie lover Lindsey will be teaching a zombie and wound special effects class. Class will teach basic skills that can be recreated at home.
Class starts at 5pm on Saturday, Oct. 19 and costs $20. Spots are limited so call Salon Tart or stop in today (775) 246-3000 165 US HWY 50 E Dayton, NV. Visit our facebook page at facebook.com/tartbeautyboutique for more info and to check out some of Lindsey's work! See you there.
A major drug operation east of Carson City was brought down late Tuesday with 10 arrests, two being juveniles, the Nevada Department of Public Safety reports.
The bust happened at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and involved multiple law enforcement agencies that resulted in the execution of four search warrants and 10 arrests and the confiscation of 1502 grams of drugs, including more than three pounds of methamphetamine.
Women to Women Nevada host Carol Paz has interviewed nearly 100 of Northern Nevada's most influential women. In this episode the roles are switched with PJ Degross doing the interview with Carol so you can get better acquainted the host.
Women to Women Nevada is televised on Charter Media every Thursday at 7 pm on Channel 3 (Reno, Sparks, Fernley, Fallon, Lake Tahoe) and 15 (in Carson City, Gardnerville, Dayton). The locally produced and privately owned program features Northern Nevada women who are making a difference in their communities and in the region.
Crews worked through Friday night to contain the Pine Nuts fire - burning near Mineral Peak, 9 miles east of Johnson Lane in Douglas County, and 13 miles south of Dayton in the Pine Nut Mountains.
Wendy Madson of Healthy Communities Coalition will facilitate an open meeting on Monday Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Dayton Community Center at 170 Pike Street for any groups that are or would like to be involved in any community assistance for Dayton during the holidays (gifts, coats, hats, mittens, etc.)
Nevada Day kicks off this morning with annual the Nevada Day Parade, with the theme being "100 Years of Aviation" to go along with the Silver State’s admission to the Union in 1864.
Retired Lt. Col. Dick Rutan of the U.S. Air Force serves as Grand Marshal for today's celebration. He was picked to coincide with the theme, which marks a history-making flight of daredevil pilot William Ivy Baldwin west of Carson City, where he soared to 4,675 feet, the highest ever at that time.
Kyle Onstott adds a 3-yard run to put the Dust Devils up 20-12 in the fourth quarter.***
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosts its fifth annual clothing drive to help families in Carson City, Minden, Gardnerville, and Dayton, Nevada communities get ready for school.
The event is open to the public on Saturday, August 10, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints chapel located at 411 N. Saliman Road, Carson City, Nevada.
Entertaining audiences for more than 25 years, comedian and inspirational humorist Kat Simmons is this week's guest on Women to Women Nevada with Carol Paz.
You may have seen her at The Improvs, Catch A Rising Star, the Comedy Channel, Fox’s Comedy Tonight, or on Candid Camera. She is currently a regular cast member of the national comedy hit, The 3 Blonde Moms. Kat hosts her own cable show called, "Speak Up, With Kat Simmons." She won the eWomen Network's international talent contest in Dallas in 2009.
With several serious traffic accidents that have occurred on Highway 50 at Mound House, the Nevada Highway Patrol announced today that it will begin an enhanced enforcement program starting Monday, Sept. 6.
NHP will place additional resources to Mound House for this directed enforcement assignment "in order to curtail this disturbing trend," according to an NHP press statement.
Dayton Valley Sports Expo canceled
This week's guest on Women to Women Nevada is Carol Del Carlo, a native Nevadan active in the state Republican Party.
Women to Women Nevada is hosted by Carol Paz and televised on Charter Media every Thursday at 7 pm on Channel 3 (Reno, Sparks, Fernley, Fallon, Lake Tahoe) and 15 (in Carson City, Gardnerville, Dayton) and appears every Friday on Carson Now. The locally produced and privately owned program features Northern Nevada women who are making a difference in their communities and in the region.
Nevada Expressions II Comes to Carson City: Art Show and Sale to Benefit Historic Preservation on the ComstockSubmitted by Carson Now Reader on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 7:56am
After a successful run in Reno at the Sierra Arts Foundation Gallery, the Nevada Expressions II Art Show and Sale will come to Carson City. The opening is on Friday, April 26, 10 am – 8 pm, at the Great Basin Art Gallery at 110 South Curry Street and the show will run through Sunday.
The public is invited to the artists’ reception, Friday 4 – 8 pm. Stop by to meet and see the work of 25 of Nevada’s leading contemporary artists. The work is primarily paintings with some jewelry, ceramics, sculpture and mixed media.
The Nevada Appeal will host its Prep Spotlight at 6 p.m. Wednesday where Dayton quarterback/safety Connor Conroy will answer questions about Dust Devils' football.
A three-day trial in Lyon County ended with the conviction of a man accused of stealing property in Mound House and selling it for scrap.
James Vincent Golden, 54, of Reno, was found guilty on Sept. 13 on two counts of grand larceny, a category C felony, and one count of attempted grand larceny, a category D felony, at the Third Judicial District Court in Yerington. Jeremy Reichenberg, Senior Deputy District Attorney, and Orrin Johnson, Deputy District Attorney, prosecuted the case for the Lyon County District Attorney.
Como Fire in Lyon County at 800 acres; no structures threatened; Type III Command Unit to take over MondaySubmitted by Jeff Munson on Sun, 09/09/2012 - 12:18pm
UPDATE 8:30PM: Como Fire stands at 800 acres burned according to the 8:30 p.m. Sierra Front briefing. The Sierra Front Type III Incident Management Team has been ordered and will take over management of the fire at 6 a.m. on Monday. One percent of the fire has been contained with full containment by Tuesday. No structures are threatened.
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UPDATE 5:40PM: Como Fire burning southeast of Dayton in Lyon County has doubled in size to about 800 acres, fire officials report.
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UPDATE 4PM: The Como Fire burning southeast of Dayton continues to burn, consuming 400 acres with no estimate of containment or control, reports Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch. No structures are threatened. The fire is burning on BLM land and is spreading due to gusty winds. The fire is burning 2.5 miles south of Rawe Peak in the Pinenut Mountains. Air tankers, helicopters and hand crews have been assigned to the fire. Mark Struble with Sierra Front reports the fire was likely caused by a lightning strike from a thunderstorm on Saturday.
The Gold Hill Hotel features two Nevada historical presentations this month, one involving the controversial Cal-Neva Lake Tahoe gaming license associated with Frank Sinatra and the other focusing on Nevada's place in film history.
The Tuesday Night Lecture Series on the Sinatra's gaming license will be held April 15 with the film presentation on April 29. Programs begins with dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. with the lecture at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $20 for dinner and lecture and $5 for the lecture.
Dayton Valley Sports Expo canceled
A Carson City man was arrested early New Year's morning and faces a felony charge of drug possession with intent to sell after officers recovered more than an ounce of marijuana and a scale to weigh it with the word "work" taped to it.
Paul John Bekakis, 29, was arrested at 3:25 a.m. near Sixth and Carson streets and was booked into Carson City jail on the drug charge. According to the arrest report, officers did a traffic stop suspecting the driver was under the influence. Officers could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the car.
Care to sample the life of a golf travel writer? Glamour, fun, laughs. GolfChannel.com and The Divine 9, a co-op of nine courses in the Carson City/Carson Valley area, are offering a $500 paid assignment for national publication and a Wild West trip to an aspiring golf correspondent.
The Carson City Chamber Board of Directors has launched Dialogue 2013 to gain verbal community input on why people live, work and play in our city. What is the draw that keeps them here? What is the 20/20 vision for 2020 and how will we get there in these uncertain times?
Carson City Sheriff's deputies have arrested the following individuals on felony or gross misdemeanor allegations:
- Gregory Alan Pugh, 52, a Carson City man, just prior to 3 p.m. Tuesday. Pugh was arrested for three allegations of possession of a forged instrument and possession of a controlled substance (meth), as well as a gross misdemeanor allegation of possession of burglary tools, and the misdemeanor allegations of failure to register as an ex-felon and possession of a hypodermic device. Bail has been set at $51,150 plus administrative fees.
Carson City sheriff's deputies arrested Donald Tremayne Britton, 38, a Carson City man, at 9 p.m. Wednesday. Britton was arrested on a fugitive from justice (murder) warrant in his name and extradited to Oakland by the Oakland Police Department Thursday. There is no bail.
Officers have also arrested the following individuals based on misdemeanor allegations:
- A 28-year-old Carson City woman for a contempt of court warrant in her name.
- A 51-year-old Carson City woman for a petit larceny warrant in her name.
The V&T engine derailed last night at about 6:30 near Gold Hill after a series of heavy rains produced micro-mudslides, many of which may have flowed onto the V&T Railroad tracks.
In support of a renewed movement to get just three more states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, Northern Nevada residents met and rallied in front of the Nevada Legislature at noon on Tuesday in support of Sausalito-resident Helene de Boissiere-Swanson.