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Dayton teen dies in Tuesday Highway 50 accident

An 18-year-old Dayton man died in a crash involving a big rig Tuesday on Highway 50 and Ambrose Lane in Dayton, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

David Arroyo Lamas died Tuesday night at Renown Medical Center in Reno. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Ana Laura Munoz, 18, of Carson City. She is in critical condition, said NHP Trooper Dave Gibson.

The driver of the big rig involved in the crash is Gary Alan Williams, 61, of St. George, Utah. He was also hospitalized with undisclosed injuries.

Care Flight called to accident on Highway 50 and Pine Cone in Dayton

An accident with injuries this morning was reported at Highway 50 and Pine Cone Road in Dayton, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

A Care Flight air ambulance was called to the scene, which appears to be a single-vehicle accident. It was reported to NHP at 10:07 a.m.

Carson City Sheriff's Office warns of new phone scam using law enforcement officers names

The Carson City Sheriff's Office is again receiving calls from the public in regards to money scams. The first one involves citizens being called and told that a warrant for their arrest has been issued for failure to show up for jury duty.

The caller identifies himself using an actual deputy or Nevada Highway Patrol officers name to convince the called party that this is real.

The caller has also given the name of current judges as being the ones who have signed the warrant. He will then try to convince the called party to send a MoneyPak or some other form of pre-paid debit card.

Richard Neil Getschman

February 17, 1930 - April 18, 2014 Richard Neil Getschman went to be with his eternal father, April 18, 2014. H...

Arlene Denmark Keller

October 23, 1949 - April 2014 Arlene Denmark Keller, Born October 23, 1949 - April 2014. Oakland, California to...

Emma Jeanne Diggs Grim

August 24, 1926 - April 18, 2014 Jeanne Grim, 87, died peacefully early Good Friday morning at The Lodge in Car...

Richard Nicholas Tedesco (Dick)

July 24, 1932 - April 9, 2014 Dick was born in Sheepshead Bay, New York and raised in the Bronx. He spent many ...

Alice Joanne Cook

January 6, 1933 - April 21, 2014 Alice Joanne Cook, of Fallon, passed away April 21, 2014 at Banner Hospital after a short illness. A...

Kristi Rasmussen

Kristi Rasmussen is gone now. We loved her. And we all miss her. We just wanted her to be well. We didn’t want her to hurt, and we di...

Richard King

Richard King passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 21st at the age of 87. He is survived by daughters, Kelly and Kendall; gran...

Spring Art Show at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center

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The Nevada Artists Association is inviting artists from Northern Nevada and California to enter this art exhibit at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center Gallery. The "Spring Show" is open to all artists, NAA membership is not required. Opening April 28th this show runs through June 27th. The Gallery is open 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday.

Chamber presents Spirit of Enterprise Award to Congressman Amodei

On behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Robert Crowell presented the Spirit of Enterprise Award to U.S. Congressman Mark Amodei at the Carson City Chamber’s Soup’s On! luncheon Tuesday.

The award is presented to those congressmen voting for pro-business legislation sponsored by the U.S. Chamber. This is the congressman’s third Spirit of Enterprise award from the U.S. Chamber confirming his continued commitment to business.

Photo provided by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce.

Carson High Teacher Found Dead in Arizona

CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Carson City High School community is mourning the loss of one of their teachers, Debbie Elder.

Nevada First Lady Promotes Denim Day

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — First lady Kathleen Sandoval is encouraging Nevadans to wear blue jeans on Wednesday as part of a campaign to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Denim Day.

National Coin Week at State Museum

With the theme “Celebrating Civic Service,” Nevada State Museum and the Reno Coin Club joins coin collectors from across the United States for the 91st annual National Coin Week observation. The museum, which is site of the original U.S. Mint in Carson City, hosts celebrations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Common Core Standards for 2014-2015 Discussed

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The controversial educational platform known as Common Core took center stage in Carson City on Tuesday.

Old Scolari's Space in Carson City Receives Facelift

A 99 Cents Only Stores outlet is expected to open in half the old Scolari’s Food & Drug. Co. space on East William Street in Carson City, according to real estate and city planning people.

Lancers prove too much for Carson to handle on the softball diamond

There was early action on the softball diamond as Carson hosted McQueen Tuesday. McQueen needed little to no time to take the advantage in the top of the first going up 4-0 after a couple wild pitches and a plethora of good at-bats by their Lancer offense.

Carson rolls over Lancers 11-1

It was a cold one to say the least at Ron McNutt field in Carson City Tuesday, but that didn't slow down the Carson Senators as they rolled over the Lancers. After a scoreless top of the first inning, Carson needed no time warming up in the cold weather picking up three runs early in the bottom of the first with a couple of singles, a sacrifice fly and a booming double by Jace Zampirro.

Don Q's Nevada and Northern California fishing report for week of April 23-30

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, northern California and the Sierra. This Saturday, April 26, 2014 is the opening day for fishing in most California waters. Remember to keep your fishing license in view, the thermos filled with coffee and tight lines all the way.

Carson City man gets prison for liquor bottle attack

A Carson City man was sentenced Tuesday to a minimum of 40 months in prison for the injuries he caused when he hit a man in the head with a liquor bottle during a fight.

Dayton man arrested on felony burglary charge after confronting ex at restaurant

A 41-year-old man was jailed Monday on a felony charge of vehicle burglary and a lesser charge of domestic battery after an argument over taxes and paperwork escalated with his former common law wife at her place of business.

David Alexander of Dayton was being held at Carson City Jail on $28,137 bond. According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a casino in the 3800 block of South Carson Street in reference to a domestic battery.

Dog Town Rescue Adoption Event Saturday

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April 26, 2014 - 11:00am

Join Dog Town Rescue for our monthly adoption event at the Carson City PetCo, 911 Topsy Lane, Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

We have a great variety of family-friendly dogs just waiting to find their forever homes. All dogs are spayed/neutered, fully vaccinated, and are available for a $100 adoption donation.

See all of the available dogs at www.dogtownrescue.com

License plate sales fund Lake Tahoe environmental preservation projects

Nine projects have been awarded grants through the 2014 Lake Tahoe License Plate program, which generated around $350,000 last year from the sale of special plates through the DMV. Grant recipients were announced Tuesday by the Nevada Division of State Lands.

Grants are made available annually for projects that preserve and restore the natural environment of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Pizza Factory Helps Eagle Valley Middle School on Thursday

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Students and staff at Eagle Valley Middle School need the community's help. Thursday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., the generous owners of Pizza Factory 3120 Hwy. 50 E., #3, will donate 20 percent of the entire day's earnings to the EVMS parent teacher organization.

The donation will help with purchase CRT testing snacks for the entire student body. The community is asked to come in, call in or carry out pizza, sandwiches or pasta and help raise funds for Eagle Valley Middle School.

Two Care Flight helicopters sent after big rig crash in Dayton

UPDATE: Two people are in critical condition after a crash Tuesday on Highway 50 at Ambrose Lane in Dayton, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

NHP crash investigation details learned so far indicate a 2004 black Audi four-door vehicle making a left turn from Ambrose lane onto Highway 50 pulled in front of a red 2007 Wabash tractor pulling a trailer, said NHP Trooper Dave Gibson. The tractor struck the Audi in the drivers’ door with its front pushing it off onto the South shoulder.

Column: 2014 tax numbers for vehicle driving

In 2014 the standard business driving mileage rate is 56 cents per mile. IRS adjusted that down from the 56.5 cents per mile in 2013.

If the business had four or less vehicles, it is OK to use the mileage rate instead of actual expenses. However, each vehicle’s tax basis (cost) is to be reduced by the depreciation component — 22 cents per mile. That will be important when the vehicle is sold.

Two Carson City men jailed on multiple felony charges following burglary, vehicle chase

Two men were arrested Monday and face multiple felony charges after they allegedly stole a vehicle and then went to Kohl's where they stole an Xbox and then led Carson City sheriff's deputies on a brief chase.

Jacob Andrew Pacheaco, 27, and Danny Maxfield Jr., 37, were arrested separately, with Maxfield jumping out of a moving vehicle, suffering injuries which required him to go the hospital.

Carson City Symphony's 'Sagebrush Celebration' staged Sunday at community center

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April 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, continues its 30th season on Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4 p.m., with a concert, "Sagebrush Celebration," at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street in Carson City. Featured guest soloist is violinist Andrew Sords in his third appearance with the Symphony, playing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

Violinist Andrew Sords Performs Sunday in Carson City Symphony's 'Sagebrush Celebration'

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April 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, continues its thirtieth season on Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4 p.m., with a concert, "Sagebrush Celebration," at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street in Carson City. Featured guest soloist is violinist Andrew Sords in his third appearance with the Symphony, playing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

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Reno Airport Announces New Summer Flights

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The traveling public will have more options for flying to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport this summer.

Firefighting Sheep Return to Carson City

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Carson City welcomed what's become an annual spring contingent of four-legged firefighters.

ROVER Reaches Out to Veterans in Rural Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Veterans living in rural Nevada will likely have the opportunity to meet with a Veterans Services officer without having to leave town. ROVER, which stands for "Rural Outreach for Veterans Enrichment and Resources," is the way the State Department of Veterans Services (DVS) provides Veterans Administration (VA) services in small towns. The ROVER program has upcoming visits scheduled in Battle Mountain, Hawthorne, Silver Springs and Winnemucca.

Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show this Friday and Saturday

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April 25, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Third Annual Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show will take place at the Recreation Center, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., in South Lake Tahoe, CA, this weekend. The popular event will be open 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Friday, April 25th,and from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Admission is free to the public.

Capital Crossfire: Drones – Balancing Privacy with the Need for Innovation

The latest edition of Capital Crossfire explores drones and their future in Nevada. Join Karl Neathammer and Shelly Aldean with guests Steve Tackes, a senior partner of Kaempfer Crowell Law and Karl Hutter, COO of Click Bond, a local manufacturing company in Carson City as they discuss new developments in the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“Drones”) and the regulatory challenges associated with their use.

Law enforcement agencies warn of telephone scam targeting grandparents

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a telephone scam involving grandparents of college-aged students. The scammers recently bilked a Douglas County couple of $4,000, said Sgt. Pat Brooks. In Carson City, people have been targeted in the past with a similar scam.

The way the scam works is a caller phones a relative, usually a grandparent, and informs them their grandchild has gotten into trouble with the law while on spring break. In the most recent case, the grandchild was said to be in trouble with the law in Nashville, Tenn.

Carson City native Daria Leid named AstroTurf-KCAC Softball Pitcher of the Week

Kansas Wesleyan’s Daria Leid has been selected as the AstroTurf-KCAC Pitcher of the Week for her efforts in helping the Coyotes to a 4-0 record last week.

Leid, a senior from Carson City, Nev., went 2-0 on the week, as Wesleyan beat Friends 3-2 behind her complete game performance and beat Bethel 10-0 in a run-rule shortened game on Saturday in Newton.

Against Friends, Leid held Friends to just three hits and two runs, while striking out six as KWU beat the Falcons 3-2. Friends batted just .130 as a team in the game, well below their season average of .329.

First Lady to Launch Strong Start Nevada Campaign

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April 22, 2014 - 10:00am

CARSON CITY, NV – Nevada's First Lady Kathleen Sandoval will join Superintendents Pedro Martinez and Richard Stokes, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong, and Michael Dermody, founder and chief executive officer of Dermody Properties at the Governor’s Mansion, Tuesday, April 22, at 10 a.m., for a press conference to launch the Strong Start Nevada initiative in Northern Nevada. The event takes place in the Nevada Room at the mansion, 606 N. Mountain St.

Northern Nevada earthquakes will be focus of Friday WNC Earth Week lecture

What’s Shakin’ in Northern Nevada along the Sierra Front? According to Western Nevada College Geology Professor Winnie Kortemeier, plenty. She will present a free slide/lecture presentation on earthquakes on Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m., as part of WNC Earth Week activities.

Dr. Kortemeier will focus her remarks on earthquakes in our area.

“Nevada is one of the most tectonically active states in the U.S.,” she said. She will discuss why this part of the state is so active, “and what you can do to protect yourself in your home if a damaging earthquake should occur.”

Virginia Ann Cass

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John Ransome Davids

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Bennie Lee Vick

1952 - 2014 A Memorial service will be held for Wellington resident Bennie Vick, who died at his home on April 12th. The s...

Tip-a-Cop Fundraiser Thursday at Applebee's to benefit Special Olympics Nevada

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April 24, 2014 - 11:00am

Thursday, April 24 is the Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser at Applebee's in Carson City, Reno, and Sparks. Come out and have a great meal and donate to a great cause. There will be local law enforcement officers and Special Olympic athletes at the event to help out. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and dinner is 5 to 9 p.m. Hope to see you there.

There Carson City Applebee's is located at 3300 S Carson St. Go here for more information.

Man jailed after allegedly injuring mother when she attempted to call 911 for help

Carson City sheriff's deputies arrested a man Sunday after he allegedly tried to take a cell phone away from his mother who was attempting to call 911 for help after he became violent with her.

The Gardnerville man, Blane Allen Frazier, was arrested to the area of Highway 395 and I-580 freeway at 3:58 p.m. He faces a felony charge of preventing a victim from reporting a crime and lesser charges of domestic battery and open container.

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What Works: Hunting down opportunities

This past weekend we celebrated Easter, a holiday filled with family, renewal and hope for the future. The hallmark of the holiday, for kids, is the Easter egg hunt, where they run as fast as they can and look for eggs with hidden treasures inside.

Arbor Day 5k Fun Run/Walk this Saturday in Carson City

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April 26, 2014 - 10:00am

The Carson City Shade Tree Council's annual Arbor Day event this year is being held this Saturday at 10am. Join us and our sponsors for a fun-filled 5k fun run/walk at the Riverview Park in Carson City.

Riverview Park is located at the end of East 5th Street, next to the Korean War Memorial. There is parking and facilities to accommodate the whole family.

Sheep graze 10 years after Waterfall fire

The bleating of sheep while they’re feeding on cheat grass in western Carson City should be a comforting sound for those who remember the roar of the 2004 Waterfall fire.

Pair sought after allegedly breaking more than 300 packs of incandescent light bulbs at Walmart

Two males are being sought by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office after they intentionally knocked over 332 packs of incandescent light bulbs last month at Walmart in Gardnerville.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with identifying the two males in the photo above.

According to Douglas County Sheriff's Sgt. Pat Brooks, the two males entered the store at 10:21 p.m., on March 26. They walked to the automotive section and on one of the end caps of the aisle, one of the two intentionally knocked over the boxes of bulbs breaking the majority of them.

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