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WNC Announces 2014 Summer Dean’s List

Western Nevada College has named 68 students to the Summer 2014 Dean’s List. To qualify for WNC’s Dean’s List, students must complete at least six units during the semester and accumulate a grade point average of 3.50 or higher. 


Students achieving the honor are:



Carson City Republican Central Committee monthly meeting

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August 28, 2014 - 6:30pm

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Silver State Charter High School
Multi-purpose Room
788 Fairview Drive, Carson City
Check in 6:30 p.m. Program starts 7:00 p.m.

Congressman Mark Amodei will be our guest speaker.

Bring any questions you might have for the congressman and join us at this meeting.

Vote Smart Nevada Candidates Debate - State office races

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October 18, 2014 - 10:00am

Carson City voters will have a rare opportunity to educate themselves on both the candidates and the ballot questions before voting this year. Two non-partisan debates have been scheduled in Carson City — one for the local candidates and one for the state candidates. There will also be a presentation by those in favor of and opposed to the four ballot questions.

Biggest book sale of the year through Sept. 6

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Repeats every day until Sat Sep 06 2014 .
August 29, 2014 - 9:30am
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August 30, 2014 - 9:30am
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August 31, 2014 - 9:30am
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September 1, 2014 - 9:30am
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September 2, 2014 - 9:30am
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September 3, 2014 - 9:30am
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September 4, 2014 - 9:30am
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September 5, 2014 - 9:30am
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September 6, 2014 - 9:30am

The Browsers Corner Book Store will hold its biggest book sale of the year beginning Friday. Everything will be for sale at half price for more than a week - from Friday, August 29 through Saturday, Sept. 6. The store is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. On Saturday, August 30 the sale will spill over onto the parking lot.

Members of the Friends of the Library will receive an extra 10 percent discount on Friday, August 29 only - they must bring their membership card to receive a discount. All proceeds benefit the Carson City Library.

Food For Thought Announces New Executive Director

Food For Thought Inc., a local nonprofit organization, would like to announce the selection of Marlene Maffei, as its new executive director. The selection was made after an open application process, during which Maffei served as operations manager for the organization.

“We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” reports Lynette Conrad Board President, along with the entire Board of Directors. “Marlene will bring great leadership and creativity to the program and strengthen community relationships. She has served the volunteer nonprofit sector in Carson City for over 10 years.”

Congressional Candidate Kristen Spees Announces I-80 District Tour

Kristen Spees for Congress NV-2 Nevada Logo
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Repeats every day until Thu Aug 21 2014 .
August 17, 2014 (All day)
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August 18, 2014 (All day)
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August 19, 2014 (All day)
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August 20, 2014 (All day)
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August 21, 2014 (All day)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 17, 2014KristenSpeesforCongess@gmail.com Congressional Candidate Kristen Spees Announces I-80 District TourTour campaign stops announced ELKO, NV-- Today Kristen Spees announced the start of her congressional campaign’s I-80 District Tour throughout Northern Nevada. 

Soroptimist International of Carson City hosts Aug. 27 candidates luncheon

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August 27, 2014 (All day)

Soroptimist International of Carson City will hold a "Meet Your Candidates" luncheon on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at noon to 1 p.m. (registration will begin at 11:30 a.m.) at Glen Eagles Restaurant, 3700 N Carson Street, Carson City. The candidates who will be speaking are:

Five Nevada writers featured at Dayton Public Library event

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August 16, 2014 - 3:00pm

The Dayton Public Library will host an August Authors Event on Saturday, August 16, from 3-5 p.m. at the Dayton Public Library.

Five local Nevada writers will be available to talk about their books and how they started writing. This will be a wine and cheese event.

There will be a donation of $3.00 at the door for adults; it will entitle the patron to the first glass of wine or beer free. Children accompanied by adults attend free.

Second Annual Adopt a Vet Poker Run set for Saturday in Carson City

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August 16, 2014 - 8:30pm
The 2nd Annual "Adopt a Vet Poker Run" sponsored by the Carson Area Chapter 388 of the Vietnam Veterans of America is being held at Carson City Harley-Davidson on Saturday, August 16.

The Adopt a Vet Dental Program is a program providing dental care for low income veterans.

The event includes the motorcycle poker run through Dayton, Minden, Genoa and Zephyr Cove, live music, lunch, ride pouch and a raffle. Registration ($30) starts at 8:30 am, run at 10:00 am.

Virginia City readies for its first Wild Horse Faire

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August 23, 2014 (All day)

The first Wild Horse Faire will arrive in Virginia City, Aug. 23, hosted by the Silverland Inn, Let 'Em Run Foundation and the Virginia City Tourism Commission.

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

Reno Ronald McDonald House, non-profit gala
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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!”

Ballot issues discussed Saturday at Carson City Women’s Democratic Club

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August 9, 2014 - 9:30am

2014 Nevada ballot issues will be discussed at the monthly Carson City Women’s Democratic Club meeting which will be held this Saturday, Aug. 9 at 502 E. John St. in Carson City. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast and speakers begin at 10 a.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

Featured speakers will discuss ballot questions 1 and 3.

Carson City Democrats host candidates, issues forum

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August 6, 2014 - 6:30pm

The Carson City Democratic Central Committee will hold a political discussion featuring local candidates.

Jason Woodbury, candidate for Carson City District Attorney, has confirmed his attendance and Michael Kelly, candidate for State Senate 16, has also confirmed.

Nicole Willis Grimes of The Ferraro Group will provide us with facts and figures in opposition regarding The Education Initiative (aka margins tax) and a brief explanation on Question 1, the Appellate Court Issue.

When: Wednesday, August 6th
Time: 6:30 pm for pizza and social
7:00 pm for speakers

Empire Ranch Special: Golf all day Aug. 6 for just $30

Golf, food, fun, beer, special, discount, gaming
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August 6, 2014 (All day)

Seniors are away so you get to Golf ALL DAY for $30 and...
YOU GET A $5 COUPON FOR THE RESTAURANT TOO!!!!

There will be no Senior Golf Leagues this Wednesday (August 6th), therefore Empire Ranch Golf Course is offering a golf deal that can't be beat. Come play this Wednesday, and play ALL DAY with a Cart for only $30.00, AND you get a $5.00 coupon for use in the restaurant!! Save money, be with friends and book your tee time today with Empire Ranch Golf Course!

Empire Ranch Golf Course
Directions: Hwy 50 E, South on Empire Ranch Rd (across from the post office), left on Clubhouse.

Acclaimed education author Jamie Vollmer to speak Aug. 13 at Carson City Community Center

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Repeats every day until Thu Aug 14 2014 .
August 13, 2014 - 1:00pm
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August 14, 2014 - 1:00pm

Mr. Jamie Vollmer, renown education author, speaker, and consultant will present an uplifting and entertaining message about education Aug. 13 at the Carson City Community Center theater beginning at 1 p.m.

Vollmer is an award-winning champion of public education, and the author of the highly acclaimed book, "Schools Cannot Do It Alone." Vollmer is not a professional educator.

Carson Now goes to China: Travel Club Meeting this Wednesday

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August 6, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce Travel Club meets Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Red's Old 395 Grill to discuss their 2015 Trade Mission to China.

This will be the club's fifth year offering this incredible tour to China. New this year is the opportunity to join Kirk Caraway, publisher of CarsonNow.org, as he chronicles the tour for his readers.

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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July 5, 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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Repeats every day until Mon Jun 30 2014 .
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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.

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