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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

Event Date: 
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

Event Date: 
April 24, 2014 (All day)

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

Event Date: 
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'

Event Date: 
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

Event Date: 
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

Event Date: 
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

Virginia Ann Cass, loving wife of Tom Cass passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Virginia is survived by her husband; Jerr...

John Ransome Davids

June 15, 1934 - April 17, 2014 John Ransome Davids has joined his beloved wife Jeanette in the here after on Ap...

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

Event Date: 
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

Event Date: 
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.

'Sagebrush Celebration' recital features composer Carson Cooman, violinist Andrew Sords

Event Date: 
April 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Carson City Symphony Association presents an intimate evening of Music, Conversation, Champagne, and Dessert on Friday, April 25, 7:30 p.m., at a private home in Jacks Valley, south of Carson City.

General admission is $25; Symphony Assoc. members $20; and youth age 16 and under free. Tickets are available at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall, online at CCSymphony.com, or reserve by calling 775-883-4154. Address and directions will be provided with tickets.

It's Your City with Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd gives a recap on the actions taken by the Board of Supervisors at its April 17, 2014 meeting.

At the meeting Supervisors again approved an ordinance allowing for a 1/8-cent sales tax for public infrastructure projects including:

Range Showdown Draws Armed Supporters to Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — To self-described militia members sleeping in wind-whipped tents, drinking camp coffee and patrolling rocky hillsides with military-style weapons, protecting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family from an overreaching federal government is a patriotic duty.

An Easter Sentiment

Over two thousand years ago, Roman tax collectors using torture, murder and slavery, humiliated, scourged and crucified a Jewish Rabbi that today is revered by a billion or more followers as teacher, Rabbi, Christ, Messiah, or Son of God. But no matter what we call the mystery of Jesus, each Easter we celebrate the resurrection of faith, hope and love as taught by the greatest Rabbi who ever lived. On Easter we celebrate the triumph of good over evil and of the light over the darkness in our troubled world.

Wind, rain and snow in the Sierra expected to arrive with weather system

A low pressure system will push a strong cold front through the Carson City region beginning Monday night, producing gusty winds, rain and snow showers and much colder temperatures, according to the National Weather Service.

Youth coach pleads no contest to battery charge

MINDEN, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada youth soccer coach accused of striking a referee after a game has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor battery charge.

WNC's Specialty Crop Institute hosts native plant and seed production workshop

Event Date: 
May 17, 2014 - 9:00am

Native plants provide stunning, hardy and drought-resistant landscapes while benefiting the environment. Increasing demand for these plants provides opportunities to Nevada's farmers.

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute offers a Native Plant and Seed Production workshop, Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., at WNC Carson Campus, 2201 W. College Parkway in Carson City. The workshop includes a tour of Comstock Seed farm and seed cleaning operation in Gardnerville. Cost is $35. Lunch is included.

Armed robbery reported at Rand Avenue liquor store

UPDATE: Carson City sheriff's deputies are looking for two armed robbery suspects who made off with money from a convenience and liquor store on Rand Avenue near William Street on Saturday night.

Two men, described as white, dressed in black and wearing hoodies, are being sought. One man was described as heavy set, around six feet tall. The second suspect was described as weighing around 170 pounds and around 5 foot 9.

No one was hurt in the robbery. A black semi-automatic handgun was used and an undetermined amount of money was taken.

WNC Softball: Wildcats win thriller over North Idaho College

Nobody would have blamed Katilyn Covione if she had opted for the safety of the Wildcats’ dugout after taking a ball off the side of her face in the sixth inning on Saturday.

As Covione knelt on the ground and dealt with the pain of fouling a pitch off the side of her face, she focused on shaking off the injury and continuing her at-bat. A day earlier, she missed Western Nevada College’s two games against North Idaho after a pregame grounder cut her mouth and gave her an unrelenting headache.

WNC Softball: North Idaho Cardinals cool down Wildcat bats, games resume Saturday

After a record-setting 22-hit performance and 14-run output in their previous game, the Western Nevada College Wildcats had difficulty finding holes in the North Idaho Cardinals’ defense on Friday.

In their first home game at Edmonds Sports Complex in more than a month, the Wildcats were two-hit by a trio of Cardinals in the opening game, losing 5-0. North Idaho, one of the hottest Scenic West Athletic Conference softball teams, rallied to win game two, restricting the Wildcats to six hits in an 8-6 victory.

Carson City area road report for week of April 21-27

Road construction projects around Carson City and Lake Tahoe are underway. Carson City Public Works reports the following projects for the week: There will be lane closures and traffic control on Fairview Drive at the intersection with Carson Street from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22.

Cute bear cub left at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care gets happy in new video

Remember this little bear cub brought to the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care a few days ago? She's since been named "Tahoe" and continues to do well, seeming pretty contented in her surroundings, according to those taking care of her.

Just how relaxed and at ease you ask? In this short video below she's making a purring, chortling noise that is basically her way of saying she's at peace.

Summer Acting Camp (Scene Study) Ages 6-16

More options at:  http://www.kidscapeproductions.com/reno/summer2014camps/
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Repeats every day until Fri Aug 01 2014 .
July 28, 2014 (All day)
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August 1, 2014 (All day)

KidScape Productions Scene Study Camp (SUMMER BREAK) Ages: 6-16 Dates: July 28- August 1 2014 Time: 9am – 2pm Cost: $199 for the week or $49 per day.

SUMMER ACTING CAMPS (Ages 6-16) FULL PLAY @ Damonte Ranch Performing Arts School (S. Reno)

More options at:  http://www.kidscapeproductions.com/reno/summer2014camps/
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Repeats every day until Fri Jul 25 2014 .
July 21, 2014 (All day)
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Cost: $249 week (Includes script and makeup cost)

Registration:
http://www.kidscapeproductions.com/reno/summer2014camps/

Save $50 off full week registrations by registering online before June 9th, 2014

More summer options at: www.KidScapeProductions.com
See our past camp video: http://kspimprov.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Full-Play-Zombie-Camp.m4v

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South Shore Lake Tahoe fuels reduction work resumes Monday

Tree thinning and brush removal efforts as part of the Healthy Forest Restoration Project will resume in around South Lake Tahoe beginning Monday, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

The project will thin trees and brush on National Forest System land to improve forest health and reduce the risk of severe wildfire on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe.

Indoor Bounce House Facility in Carson!

Bounce Party is the only indoor bounce house party facility in Carson City - Bounce Party is the perfect place to host your party or special event.You will always get special one-on-one attention and most of all, you and your guests will have fun here.

Let us do the work for you!
April & May Birthday Party dates are filling up fast, call to reserve your spot today!

Attention schools & churches:
If you are having a youth group event or fundraiser, we can tailor a party to suit your needs

OPEN BOUNCE:
Don't forget we are now open five days a week for open bounce.

Parents need a date night?

Event Date: 
April 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

Bounce Party has started a new opportunity for customers that they call "Date Night." The next date is Friday, April 25. This is a "drop in" event in which parents can drop off their 5 years old and up child at Bounce Party and have a night out on the town.

Moped rider injures ankle in a crash on College Parkway

Carson City Fire Department was dispatched late this morning to a single-vehicle accident involving a moped rider in the 1900 block of College Parkway.

The adult female rider was said to have possibly fractured her ankle in the accident, reported to dispatch at 11:23 a.m. Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies were re-routing traffic around the scene.

No other vehicles appear to have been involved, according to deputies on the scene.

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