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Supervisor Brad Bonkowski to Hold 'Breakfast with Brad' Friday, Aug. 1

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August 1, 2014 - 7:30am

Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold his monthly “Breakfast with Brad” on Friday, August 1, 7:30 a.m. at the Cracker Box restaurant. All Carson City residents are invited to attend.

“There are many issues right now that are provoking strong opinions from residents” Bonkowski said. He added “I’m hearing from lots of people regarding the MAC, the animal shelter, the potential corridor improvements and of course medical marijuana. It’s important that I get input from residents, and also to explain how the process will work.”

Square Dancing at the Nevada 150 Fair

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August 1, 2014 (All day)

Capitol Cutups is hosting an exhibition dance at the Nevada 150 Fair.
Come and watch and get information about new dancer classes!
We are dancing 6 to 8pm on Friday August 1st
All Northern Nevada clubs are invited to participate.

chez louie presents Keith Allen

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August 31, 2014 (All day)

Sunday August 31, 2014 / 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a musical brunch at chez louie. The menu features artful dishes, mimosas, and a Bloody Mary Bar. Reservations strongly encouraged, call 775.284.2921. Sponsorship provided by IGT

chez louie presents Colin Ross

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August 17, 2014 - 10:00am

Sunday August 17, 2014 / 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Enjoy a musical brunch at chez louie. The menu features artful dishes, mimosas, and a Bloody Mary Bar. Reservations strongly encouraged, call 775.284.2921. Sponsorship provided by IGT

Artown has gone to the dogs!

Visit us at Art Paws
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July 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Join thousands of revelers and best fur friends at Art Paws, Artown's only dog-friendly event. Enjoy a variety of food vendors, animal artists, canine activities and contests, beer and wine libations, great live music, hourly raffles and a silent action. Sunday, July 20 from 10-5, McKinley Arts & Culture Center Park @ 925 Riverside Dr.

Pets of the Homeless, a nonprofit will be there collecting pet food for the disadvantaged in Northern Nevada. To learn more about Pets of the Homeless visit www.petsofthehomeless.org

Sarah A. Chichester, New Associate at Allison MacKenzie Law Firm

(Carson City, Nev., July 17, 2014) – Local talent, Sarah A. Chichester, returns to the area and accepts associate position with Allison MacKenzie Law Firm effective May 15, 2014. Committed to providing exceptional service to clients, Sarah will practice in various legal areas with emphasis in family law and probate law.

Northern Nevada Dream Center Annual Toiletries Drive

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July 26, 2014 (All day)

The Northern Nevada Dream Center is partnering with six Northern Nevada Walmart stores for our annual toiletries drive. Volunteers will be at each store from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM collecting travel sized toiletries to fill our Rescue Bags that are distributed to folks in need in our local communities. Come by and make a donation! Visit us here.

Clear Creek Fire

$30 Golf w/ cart : ALL DAY - July 16th, 2014, Wednesday "Seniors Away Special" $5 Food coupon included

Golf, food, fun, beer, special, discount
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July 16, 2014 (All day)

$30 Golf with cart ALL DAY Special with $5 food coupon.
"Seniors Are Away, So Just Pay $30 and Golf ALL DAY!!!"
Book your tee time now at: 775.885.2100
www.EmpireRanchGolf.com

Get Your Game On at Empire Ranch Golf Course!
Away from the noise and lusterless view of a main thoroughfare.
An exclusive feel without the exclusive price tag.
Protected wetlands, a panoramic view of the Sierras and three Nine's.
Have your BEST game ever at Empire Ranch Golf Course!

Directions: (Hwy 50 East, South on Empire Ranch Rd, left on Clubhouse.)

Miss USA Nia Sanchez to celebrate official Nevada homecoming

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July 16, 2014 - 12:30pm

Newly crowned Miss USA 2014, Nia Sanchez, will return to her home state of Nevada for her official homecoming trip Wednesday, July 16 through Sunday, July 20. This will be Sanchez’s first celebration trip since becoming the first Miss USA from Nevada since she was crowned on Sunday, June 8.

Miss USA’s homecoming will kick off with a visit to the state’s capital, Carson City. Sanchez will have the opportunity to meet several government officials while visiting the historic Nevada State Capitol.

Tahoe Rim Trail Talk, 'a trail like no other' featured at Carson City BRIC

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July 22, 2014 - 6:00pm

Carson City Library will host the Tahoe Rim Trail Association on Tuesday, July 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the BRIC, located downtown at 108 E. Proctor St. The upcoming trail talk is free and open to the public.

Glenna Smith, representative for Dean Heller to speak at July’s Navy League meeting

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July 23, 2014 - 5:30pm

The Carson City Council of the United States Navy League will hold its bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

The dinner and meeting will be held in the Banquet Room at Casino Fandango, 3800 S. Carson St., Carson City. The social hour will be at 5:30 PM and the dinner hour will begin at 6:15 p.m. Attendees can access the Casino buffett from the Banquet Room.

The speaker for the dinner will be Glenna Smith, local representative for U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada. She will be discussing Veterans Affairs.

Gymnastics Booster Club yard sale

Gymnastics yard sale
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July 12, 2014 (All day)

Support your local gymnast, yard sale with all proceeds going to support the Competition Team at Silver State Gymnastics.

Abowd Hosts Monthly Walkabout, Friday July 11

Karen Abowd, Carson City Supervisor, Ward 1, hosts her monthly Walkabout today, July 11 at Mills Park. All interested parties are invited to attend.

This is an opportunity to discuss any topic or to bring up concerns, questions and ideas you may have about issues and challenges facing Carson City, and is the continuation of Abowd’s commitment to listen to her constituents.

To be a part of representative government and have a say, meet on the steps of Carson City Community Center at noon, and be sure to bring a bag lunch.

Empire Ranch Golf Course Nine & Dine for July 11

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July 11, 2014 - 5:30pm
Friday Night Lemon-Pepper Roasted Chicken served up at Empire Ranch.

Golf Specials July 4th - 6th 2014 at Empire Ranch Golf Course & Mallards Restaurant

Golf, food, fun, gaming, full bar
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Repeats every day until Sun Jul 06 2014 .
July 4, 2014 (All day)
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Empire Ranch July 4th Weekend Special!!!

$5 off our regular golf w/cart price; Includes a $5 food coupon.

A 27 Hole golf course, away from the noise & lusterless view of the highway
Directions:Hwy 50E, South on Empire Ranch Rd, left on Clubhouse.

Six types of beer on tap: Sierra NV Pale Ale, Stella, Icky, Shock Top, Bud Light, Coors Light. One of the largest selections of can and bottled beers.

***Daily Food Specials***Gaming***Ten Large Screen TV's***Full bar***

John McKenna Meet and Greet at Eagle Valley Golf Course

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July 15, 2014 - 5:00pm
Carson City Supervisor John McKenna will hold a meet and greet on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Eagle Valley Golf Course, 3999 Centennial Park Drive in Carson City.

All are invited to attend this event, which features a no host bar and free appetizers. For more information go to www.ElectJohnMcKenna.com. Call (775) 883-9036.

Comstock Cowboys to perform at the Nevada 150 Fair

The Carson City Chamber is pleased to sponsor the popular Comstock Cowboys as the featured act at the Nevada 150 Fair as their commitment to the success of this first-ever fair to be held at Fuji Park later this month.

Chamber Chair Terrie McNutt states, “The Chamber board voted unanimously to support the fair by funding the Comstock Cowboys as our contribution to what could become a major economic boom to our city this year and in the future.”

Ride for Rugrats sponsored by the Sunset Rotary Club of Carson City

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July 12, 2014 - 8:30am

Sunset Rotary of Carson City is hosting a Ride for Rugrats Poker Run on July 12. Open to any vehicle. Cost $40 for player/driver $20 for passenger (non player) additional poker hands available.

The ride starts at Freedom Cycle registration begins at 8:30 am start run at 10 am, end by 4 pm at Roadrider of Reno

Call Cathy Greene 775.285.7358 or check the Carson City Sunset Rotary Facebook here for more info.

Volunteers invited to clean up Tahoe beaches Saturday

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July 5, 2014 - 9:00am

The League to Save Lake Tahoe will host its annual Keep Tahoe Red, White & Blue Beach Cleanups at five locations throughout Lake Tahoe on July 5. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are invited to join the effort from Tahoe City to Nevada Beach and South Shore.

This year's winners of the 11th annual Carson City Extreme Officer Motor Challenge

Here are the results from this year’s Carson City Sheriff’s Office Extreme Officer Motor Challenge held June 13-14, 2014 in conjunction with the Legends of the West Bike and Car Fest:

Catch Thursday Morning World Cup Soccer action with Carson Now at Firkin & Fox

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June 26, 2014 - 9:00am

Carson Now is sponsoring Thursday Morning Soccer at 9 a.m. tomorrow at Firkin & Fox, where we will see Team USA taking on Germany in the final match for both teams in the group stage of the World Cup.

Firkin & Fox is opening up early to serve the needs of soccer fans excited by this year's competition in Brazil. As a special bonus, we will buy a Bloody Mary (or cup of coffee for those who need to go back to work) for the first 10 people who say they saw this on Carson Now.

Hope to see you there. USA! USA!

Alzheimer's Association Meeting: "Know the 10 Signs"

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August 6, 2014 (All day)

The Alzheimer's Association presents, "Know the 10 Signs," from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Aug. 5, 2014 at Carson Senior Center, Tahoe Room, 911 Beverly Dr., Carson City.

Alzheimer's - Healthy Body, Healthy Brain

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July 16, 2014 (All day)

The Alzheimer's Association presents "Healthy Body, Healthy Brain," July 16 from 2:45 - 4:30 p.m. at the Carson Senior Center, Joshua Tree Room, 911 Beverly Dr.,Carson City.

Alzheimer's - The Basics

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July 2, 2014 (All day)

The Alzheimer's Association presents The Basics, an in-service training, July 2 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. at 1807 E. Long St., in Carson City.

Living with Alzheimer's

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June 30, 2014 (All day)

An informational meeting, Early Stage: Living with Alzheimer's, takes place Monday, June 30, 2014 from 9 to 11 a.m. Meet at the Alzheimer's Association, Lobby Conference Room/Board Room,1301 Cordone Ave., Reno. For more information, call 775-786-8061.

NINE AND DINE (Dinner & Golf) at Empire Ranch Golf Course on June 27

Golf and food
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June 27, 2014 (All day)

Nine & Dine at Empire Ranch Golf Course
1875 Fair Way, Carson City, NV 89701
(An exclusive feel without the exclusive price tag. Away from the noise and lusterless view of the hwy)
Friday June 27th
Reserve your party now!

1/4 Roasted chicken with bruschetta topping and a balsamic glaze
Roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Fresh summer garden salad
Corn on the cob
Fresh fruit salad
Rolls
Lemon bars with fresh vanilla whipped cream
$70 per couple
$20 per person for dinner only
Contact Sean Boggs in the Pro Shop
775-885-2100 for more information!

It's a Girl Thang Consignment - Celebrating 5 Years

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Repeats every day until Sat Jun 28 2014 .
June 27, 2014 (All day)
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June 28, 2014 (All day)

Whether you are a regular customer at It's a Girl Thang, or are new to us, we want to invite you to come meet us.

It's a Girl Thang consigns and sell's name brand, stylish, and affordable quality clothing. It's a Girl Thang sells only female clothing, from infant to voluptuous and everything in between.

Lexie is Lost! Dark Chocolate Lab mix missing in Carson River area

Lexie
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Repeats every week until Fri Jul 18 2014 .
June 20, 2014 (All day)
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Miss Lexie went missing on 06/09/2014 from the Carson River area, near Buzzy's Ranch. She normally runs with Apollo and they return within a day or two but this time Apollo returned home alone. She doesn't have any special needs other than to return safely home. Please contact me by text or phone at 775 721-6565

Change the World by Hosting an Exchange Student

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FACT: You can keep the spirit of foreign exchange alive! ISO- good-hearted people who are interested in making a global connection. World Heritage would love to match you with a foreign exchange student to spend the school year as a part of your family.

The students are aged 15-18, come from many countries in Europe and Asia, and have a strong desire to share their interests and culture with you! They come with their own money and insurance. The host family provides basic room and board.

Matthew Parmenter of Carson City makes University of Wyoming spring semester dean’s honor roll

The University of Wyoming lists Matthew R. Parmenter of Carson City among four students from Nevada on the 2014 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s freshman honor rolls.

The honor rolls consist of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average, and freshmen who have earned a 3.25 or better grade point average.

The three other Nevada students are Haley Mahiah Cohn of Incline Village, Shane Matthew Bell of Winnemucca and Rachel Kathryn Brock of Las Vegas.

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community Bell Pavilion Dedication

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June 18, 2014 - 7:00pm

Please join St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community in dedicating the Bell Pavilion on Wednesday June 18, 2014 at 7:00pm. The dedication will be followed by a light reception. Thank you to the entire community who supported bringing the original 1873 St. Teresa of Avila Bell home. May it ring brightly throughout our community once again.

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community
3000 North Lompa Lane
Carson City, NV

Children's Museum of Northern Nevada Annual Yard Sale

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July 19, 2014 - 8:00am

The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada Annual Yard Sale will be Saturday, July 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All proceeds benefit the Children's Musuem (a non-profit corporation receiving no Federal or State funding).

Effective June 15th we are accepting donations of items to sell. All donations to our yard sale are tax deductible. Please contact Kris 884-2226 at to donate your gently used items.

Anniversary 60 Years Bob and Eleanor Lawson

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June 14, 2014 (All day)

Bob and Eleanor Lawson were married 60 years ago June 14, 1954 in Carson City, Nev. at the old courthouse. They came up from Sacramento, Calif. to be married and then made their family home here for the past 45 years.

Fundraiser for the Silverada Little League at Js’ Old Town Bistro

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June 17, 2014 - 5:00pm

Js’ Old Town Bistro will host a Spaghetti Feed on Tuesday, June 17 from 5 – 8pm to benefit the Dayton’s Silverada Little League. $15 buys a complete spaghetti dinner, and $10 goes directly to the sports program.

Money raised will help pay for uniforms and equipment. Js’ Old Town Bistro is located at 30 Pike Street (on the corner of Main) in Old Town Dayton. Call 774-246-4400 for more information.

Carson City Republican Women’s luncheon meeting

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June 17, 2014 - 11:30am

The speaker for the Carson City Republican Women’s June 17 luncheon meeting will be State Senator James Settelmeyer. He will speak about the ballot initiatives and legislative issues. Tuesday’s meeting will be held at the Carson City Nugget at 11:30am. $20 cash only. http://www.ccrwclub.com/ for future updates.

Farm to Fork food forum set for June 17

Sierra Nevada Forums plans a public forum the evening of Tuesday, June 17, to discuss building local food networks.

Fizz! Boom! Read! And Spark a Reaction: Join the Summer Reading Program

Photo by Cathleen Allison
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June 14, 2014 - 8:00am

Fizz! Boom! Read! And Spark a Reaction this summer at the Carson City Library and discover the amazing world of science. The 2014 Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through young adult, with programs, prize drawings, story hours, a reading club, and more.

There is a Read-to-Me portion of the program that families are invited to join as well. Registration for the Summer Reading Program has begun and continues this Saturday, June 14th, at the annual Kiwanis Breakfast for Books. The pancake breakfast will take place on the library lawn from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.

Carson City Library hosts annual Pancake Breakfast this Saturday

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June 14, 2014 - 8:00am

Don't miss Carson City Library's 2014 Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, June 14, from 8 am to 10 am. Sign the kids up for the summer reading program and receive a goody bag. Book Sale with Friends, Face Painting, Fun in the Sun.

The pancake breakfast will be held on the front lawn of the library. Tickets cost $15 family; $6 adult; and $3 for 12 and under. This annual event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Carson City.

Downtown 2020 Meeting Planned; Everyone is Invited

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Repeats every day until Wed Jun 18 2014 .
June 18, 2014 - 5:30pm

Wednesday June, 18, 5:30 p.m. at Sassafras in plan B, the Downtown 2020 group is having a membership meeting and you are invited. We are all about creating a walkable, business friendly, beautiful downtown that is the Heart that keeps Carson City beating. Come see how you can make a difference; you do have a voice and it counts.

Western Nevada Peace Officer Academy to Honor 19 at Tuesday ceremony

Nineteen graduating cadets from the Western Nevada State Peace Officer Academy will be honored Tuesday in Carson City during a ceremony at Western Nevada College's Carson Nugget Community Hall.

The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. Graduating cadets represent seven cities in Northern Nevada. Cadets completed a 30-credit program that prepares them for careers in law enforcement.

WNC Criminal Justice Professor Richard Finn will welcome the graduates. The keynote address will be offered by instructor Joe Sanford.

Father's Day Brunch at Carson City Elks Lodge

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June 15, 2014 - 9:00am

Carson City Emblem Club # 507 will sponsor a Father's Day Brunch from 9:00 am to 1:00 PM. $12.00 per person.
Menu will include: Breakfast eggs casserole, country fried potatoes, ham, sausage, waffles with fruit toppings, honey butter, maple syrup,
Held at the Elks Lodge 515 N Nevada, Carson City.
Tickets on sale NOW!!
Information: please call Carol Park (775) 882-3751.

Learn How to Teach Basic English to Adults on a One-to-One Basis

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June 10, 2014 - 1:00pm

The English-as-a-Second-Language In-Home Program hosts a free tutor training workshop, 1:00-2:30 on Tuesday, June 10 at Partnership Carson City, 1711 N. Roop (corner of Roop and Beverly).

Light snacks will be served. Join community volunteer tutors and learn how to teach basic English to adults on a one-to-one basis. There are more than 100 adults in Carson City and surrounding communities who are eager to learn to speak, read and write English.

June 10th Election Day

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June 10, 2014 (All day)

Saturday Bingo Raises Money for Scholarships

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June 7, 2014 - 6:30pm

Soroptimist International of the Comstock, presents a a fun-filled family bingo night, Saturday, June 7 at the Dayton Senior Center. Many great prizes are available. and all proceeds will go to scholarships.
The evening includes snacks, coffee and water with an open bar available. Tickets cost $15 per person if reserved or $20 at the door. To reserve your spot or for more information, call Sharon Atkinson at 775-246-4000.

FootGolf on Course at Carson Valley

Carson Valley Golf Course invites everyone to come out and try their hand at FootGolf, a new sport played on its own course by kicking a soccer ball into a 21-inch cup, and is being billed as “Golf with a Kick.”
The course opens at 2 p.m., and rules are similar to golf. Take your own soccer ball or rent one for $8 ($5 will be returned once the ball is returned). Rates for 18 holes of FootGolf are $18, walking; $26, riding and $9 for juniors.

Basque food, festivities on Friday at Silver Oak Golf Club in Carson City

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June 6, 2014 - 5:00pm

Silver Oak Golf Club and Executive Conference Center in Carson City will host a basque dinner as part of its Fabulous First Fridays campaign.
Festivities, including Picon Punch specials, run from 5 to 10 p.m. Buffet is served from 5 to 7 p.m. DJ and dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. Reservations encouraged.

Supervisor Brad Bonkowski to hold 'Breakfast with Brad' this Friday

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June 6, 2014 - 7:30am

Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold his monthly “Breakfast with Brad” on Friday, June 6, at 7:30 a.m. at the Cracker Box restaurant. All Carson City residents are invited to stop in.

The informal meeting allows local residents to offer input and ask questions about the issues facing Carson City.
The Breakfast with Brad meetings take place on the first Friday of each month. The Cracker Box is located at 402 E. William Street in Carson City.

Bonkowski will buy coffee for anyone who stops by; no food purchase is necessary.

Bodines Bull Riding Smackdown on Saturday

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June 7, 2014 - 5:30pm

Bull riding at its best arrives in Carson City on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Fuji Park with Bodines Bull Riding Smackdown. Take over 30 angry bulls, add in 30 rough and ready bull riders and there is bound to be some action.

Local family that advocates for children with special needs looking for volunteers with carpentry experience

The Simon family in Moundhouse has adopted 21 special needs children over the last 30-plus years, and they have finally reached a point where they are able to add on much needed bedrooms and fully handicapped equipped bathrooms to their existing home.

The family is looking for donations of labor, materials, etc so they can get this completed before the new school year starts.

"We finally got to a point where needed to expand and do an addition. We are adding on four bedrooms and two handicap bathrooms," said Merrill Simon.

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