A 24-year-old man was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of misusing 911 after allegedly calling the Carson City dispatch center six times without speaking and then ignoring efforts to pick up the phone on subsequent call backs.
According to the Carson City Sheriff's Office arrest report, a deputy made contact with the man at 3:23 a.m. inside an apartment in the 500 block of Country Village. The man denied he had called 911. Officers spoke with other witnesses inside the apartment who verified the man had taken his girlfriend's phone and locked himself in the bedroom.
Artsy Fartsy Art Gallery in Carson City will host its third Northern Nevada Youth Art Show Saturday, March 15 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Gallery owner Jeff Pace has become the local “go to” guy for many artists of all ages. He has hosted hundreds of Nevada artists over the years and is now seeing artists as young as seven come in to his gallery with their parents to seek his opinion, advice and mentorship on their budding talent.
On Tuesday afternoon, March 11, at approximately 3:53 pm, Troopers from the Nevada Highway Patrol were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on State Route 88 at the intersection with Waterloo Lane in Douglas County involving two vehicles.
“Four thousand faces of American military who had perished in Iraq stared at me,” said former Western Nevada College professor Don Carlson. “I realized that this war has been perhaps one of the most impersonal wars the U.S. ever fought.”
In 2008, the army veteran saw a Roster of the Dead, then totaling 4,000. He explains that with the all-volunteer military, more than in any previous war, the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have been remote to the vast majority of Americans. Impersonal.
The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City is the place to be St. Patrick's Day weekend when a bit of Ireland and Scotland come to town for one night only.
Scotsman Donnie Macdonald and Irishman James Keigher blend music and storytelling to take audiences on a journey to their homelands. The folk duo Men of Worth will bring Celtic music to life this Friday, March 14, 8 p.m. in the BAC Performance Hall, 511 W King Street.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the Feb. 8 theft of several tablets from the Game Stop store near Topsy Lane south of Carson City.
The suspect is a white male adult, late teens or early 20’s, with a muscular build, approximately 5 feet 8-inches to 6 feet tall with short blond hair and was clean shaven. He was seen wearing a light gray t-shirt with a logo and blue jeans when he entered the store, said Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Pat Brooks.
One person was taken by Care Flight to Renown Medical Center after a crash in Douglas County Tuesday afternoon that involved a semi-truck and trailer loaded with cattle.
The accident happened at the intersection of State Route 88 and Waterloo Lane, closing Mottsville Lane, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. A power pole was knocked down in the crash that affected more than 2,000 NV Energy customers.
A SUV crashed into a tree early Tuesday morning on State Route 28 north of Highway 50 and Spooner Summit, critically injuring a passenger, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. A preliminary investigation indicates the driver of the SUV may have fallen asleep at the wheel.
The Nevada Rural Housing Authority will host a free Homebuyer’s Expo on Saturday, April 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Ponderosa Room at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, 1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks.
The Expo is designed to educate prospective homeowners on what goes into buying a house, as well as maintaining the home after purchase. There will be presenters from NRHA, as well as lenders, builders, title companies and non-profit partners.
A 36-year-old Fallon man died Tuesday morning in an crash involving a farm tractor and a car on Highway 50 east of Fallon. Justin M. Edgemon died at the scene of the accident reported shortly before 6 a.m., according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Prescribed burns at Tunnel Creek in the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park backcountry will be held March through May weather permitting, according to the Nevada Division of Forestry.
The Tunnel Creek road, from State Route 28 to Tunnel Creek Station, may be closed in order to conduct the burns. Signs will be posted throughout the area when burns are being conducted.
A 25-year-old Carson City man was arrested Monday in the 800 block of East Long Street. He faces two failure to appear in court charges and driving on a suspended license, all misdemeanors.
According to the arrest report, a Carson City Sheriff's Office deputy stopped the man after observing an unlicensed vehicle traveling south on Roop Street.
Jim Klipp of Kit Carson Toastmasters in Carson City took top honors at both the International Speech Contest and the Table Topics Contest at the Area Level on March 8.
The International Speech Contests challenges each contestant to present their best five to seven minute speech. Each of the local clubs may select a representative to compete with the winner advancing to the next level. The finals will be held this year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Would you like to meet Hannah Clapp, Dr. Eliza Cook or learn about all kinds of Nevada History from the passionate, pathetic or just plain interesting? Two of Carson’s most famous people will be there to delight you along with some 95 plus-year-olds to enlighten you. Don’t miss this !
Carson City, Nev. – As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ongoing “We’re for Water” campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year.
Sponsored by the EPA’s WaterSense program, Fix a Leak Week is March 17-23. In support of this public awareness campaign, the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada is encouraging consumers to find and fix residential leaks to save water in Nevada.
Carson City Resident Lisa Helget ﬁled for Carson City Supervisor Ward 1. She has lived in Carson City since 1977, growing up and attending schools here. In 2013, Lisa retired from the Nevada Department of Transportation after 27 years working in the Highway Construction Division.
Fans from all over the world are attending the Bonanza Round Up which comes back to the Carson City, Lake Tahoe, Virginia City areas June 26-29. Some of the countries represented are England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Chile and Canada to name a few.
"Bonanza" was one of the most popular TV westerns that aired from 1959 through 1973, and continues in reruns today. The "Bonanza" theme song is one of the most recognizable.
The pilot of a 1946 Cessna 120 found crashed east of Carson City on Sunday has been identified as Joseph James Miceli, 59, of Wellington, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
I asked several downtown people what they think or feel about the passing of the 1/8th cent sales tax and what they see for Carson City’s future. The feelings are mixed, but the hope for an improved Carson City are united, the methods on how to do it have been up for discussion for many years and will be for many years to come.
This story has been updated and the name of the pilot, Joseph James Miceli, 59, of Wellington, Nev. has been released. Go here for the latest version.
Representatives from the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board were at the site this morning of an airplane crash discovered Sunday in which one person has died. Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said a press conference will be held sometime today and provided a photo of the downed Cessna aircraft.
The body was removed from the aircraft at around 12:30 Monday afternoon.
Four people were arrested this weekend by the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team in two separate instances that involved heroin possession.
A Carson City couple were arrested Saturday, 12:44 p.m. in the 800 block of North Carson Street. Jeffery K. Freeman faces felony charges of failure to appear on a warrant for category B burglary, possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Editor's Note: Today Carson Now is excited to bring a weekly column, "What Works" by Carson City business coach Diane Dye Hansen.
The column will appear every Monday. Hansen is the Chief Inspiration Officer of What Works Coaching, a coaching firm that has helped people worldwide with their businesses, careers, mindsets, and profit margins. Diane brings to Carson City more than 17 years of experience with a wide array of clients, ranging from top corporations, motivated entrepreneurs and individuals hungry for a fresh start.
Here's her first column.
Two Carson City women were arrested Saturday on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine. Both were taken to the hospital after one admitted that she had two hypodermic needles hidden in her vagina, according to a Carson City Sheriff's Office arrest report.
Karesa Steepe, 22, and Mary Janae Adams, 24, were arrested at 4:55 p.m. at College Parkway and Goni streets.
Growing up in Carson City, first-year Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams didn’t spend time focusing on any major league heroes. He didn’t even watch a lot of the Saturday games on network TV.
Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell provides an update on two meetings he attended recently in Washington, D.C.: The Regional Shared Federal Framework group and the Nevada Association of Counties.
He also spoke some of the city's interest on Empire Ranch Golf Course.
It's Your City is a weekly program aimed at keeping citizens informed about city government, organizations and happenings around Carson City, Nev. Go here to learn more about Access Carson City Television.
For her senior project Carson High School Senior Emily Eiswert will be holding a FREE self defense seminar on Saturday March 22, 2014 from 10 am to noon.
This class is open to women ages 10 and up. Girls between 10-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian or have a signed release form on file at Carson ATA.
UPDATE: One body was found inside a downed airplane Sunday southeast of Carson City near Mexican Dam in the Pinion Hills. Search and rescue crews found the body inside the aircraft at around 5 p.m., said Carson City Undersheriff Steve Albertsen.
Search and rescue crews were dispatched this afternoon after an airplane pilot contacted dispatch to report seeing an aircraft past the power lines in the Sierra Vista Lane area. A RAVEN helicopter was dispatched to aid in the search but was canceled after the Search and Rescue crews made it to the airplane and discovered the body.
The following is a press release issued Sunday night by Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong:
Mike Beck returns to Café at Adele’s at 6 p.m., Friday, March 14, in a benefit performance for The Joyful Horse Project, and in support of wild horse rescue efforts in Northern Nevada.
Artsy Fartsy Gallery of Carson City will have an array of Western art by local artists available. The hat will be passed and donations, which will be matched by Café at Adele’s, as well as a portion of art sales will go toward supporting wild horse rescue efforts in Northern Nevada.
On Wednesday, March 26, the Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] will present a talk by artist Justin Favela. His illustrated talk, We Might Should Could is the next in CCAI’s Nevada Neighbors series.
The talk will take place at 7pm at the BRIC, 108 E Proctor St, Carson City. There will be an informal reception for Mr. Favela preceding the event at 6:15pm. The presentation and reception are free, and the public is cordially invited.
Here is the Carson City road report from the Public Works Department for the week of March 10-16:
There will be intermittent closures of the outside lane northbound on S. Carson Street/US 395 between US 50 and Snyder Avenue related to the current freeway construction project.
Western Nevada College Wildcats Softball hosted Snow College from Ephraim, Utah Friday at Edmonds Sports Complex in Carson City. WNC entered the series just one game behind Snow in the Scenic West Athletic Conference, and remained that way, splitting Friday’s doubleheader.
In game one, the Wildcats topped Snow 3-1, with Meghan Hospodka hitting a three run homer to win it for WNC. In the second game, Snow College rallied to win 12-4, despite two home runs by Wildcat Hali Bennion. Carlee Beck pitched both games for WNC.
Carson City native John "Jed" Block entered the race Friday to become the Republican candidate for Assembly District 40 saying that he feels well-qualified to represent the district because of his extensive familiarity with the needs of citizens.
Care Flight was called and Carson City Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Musser and Stewart streets late Friday afternoon.
The accident, reported at 4:50 p.m. was said to be a t-bone between the two vehicles with air bag deployment and serious injuries to at least one person, according to Carson City dispatch.
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