Submitted by Jeff Munson on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 8:08pm
Carson City fire and rescue are at the scene of a vehicle accident in which one person has suffered serious injuries in the 700 block of Marsh Road in Carson City.
Care Flight was ordered and was to land at the scene of the accident, according to fire and rescue personnel.
The incident happened at around 7:50 p.m. It is unknown how many were injured. One driver has been detained, according to Carson City sheriff deputies on the scene.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 4:06pm
Care Flight was called Wednesday afternoon following a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle in Carson City. The crash was reported at 3:41 p.m. at Highway 50 East and Empire Ranch Road near the satellite post office.
Care Flight is transporting the motorcycle rider from the Carson City Airport to Renown Medical Center in Reno.
The condition of the rider is unknown. Nevada Highway Patrol also responded as well as the Carson City Fire Department and Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 1:49pm
On track with summer vacation, the historic V&T Railroad now offers adventure-seeking children 12 and under the chance to climb aboard and ride a diesel train for free every Friday through summer.
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Event Date:July 14, 2013 - 2:00pm
Louisiana love comes West when Lisa Haley and the Zydekats brings their blend of Americana, Cajun and Zydeco to Carson City July 14.
This Grammy-nominated fiddler, dancer, vocalist, and songwriting act will serve up heart-moving Louisiana Bayou rhythms, traditional stylings and original songs to an all-ages audience at the Brewery Arts Center.
Blending modern roots music to a wide audience, Lisa Haley and the Zydekats go beyond the traditional Cajun, Zydeco genre. Prepare to catch "Zydecosis!"
Submitted by editor on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 11:48am
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 9:57am
Two California women stopped by Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies on Tuesday have admitted to a scheme of using stolen credit cards to buy hundreds of dollars worth of gift cards.
Markeisha Yvette Orviss, 22, and Kamesha Joann Cooper, 24, of Pittsburg, Calif., were arrested by Carson City sheriff's patrol officers in the 3900 block of South Carson Street at 12:15 p.m.
Submitted by editor on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 8:17am
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a new bill legalizing needle exchange programs and nonprescription pharmacy sales in Nevada.
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Submitted by Jeff Munson on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 5:35pm
A 56-year-old Carson City woman was sentenced to prison Tuesday after embezzling at least $140,000 as office manager of a Carson City company formerly owned by actor Kevin Costner.
On Tuesday, District Court Judge James Wilson sentenced Barbara Jean Larson to 24 to 72 months in prison on a charge of embezzlement and 12 to 30 months on a charge related to defrauding the State of Nevada, Employment Security Division.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 5:13pm
A 45-year-old Carson City woman who pled guilty in April to drug charges was sentenced Tuesday to 48 months in prison, with minimum parole eligibility after 12 months, for transporting methamphetamine.
The Tri-Net Narcotics Task Force received a tip Aug. 23, 2012, that Janna Hinsen, who had an active warrant, was staying at a location in Carson City, and would be picking up methamphetamine that day.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 3:50pm
CARSON CITY — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded Nevada's Department of Public Safety Emergency Management a $3.4 million grant, an increase of $700,000 given to the state in a similar grant awarded in 2012, officials announced Tuesday.
“I am pleased Nevada has been awarded this grant, with an increase,” said Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval. “I thank Secretary Napolitano for her work and I thank NDEM for facilitating work around the state to ensure that these funds are applied to areas of importance that Nevada public safety officials deem critical.”
Submitted by Nevada Media Alliance on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 2:34pm
More court dates have been set for former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks on charges stemming from a freeway chase that ended in a violent struggle with California police in March.
Brooks, 41, is now scheduled for a pre-preliminary hearing July 16, and a preliminary hearing July 18 in Victorville, Calif.
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Submitted by Carson Now Reader on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 1:40pm
Event Date:July 13, 2013 - 8:00pm
Salon Chocolat presents its second annual Hair Show Manifesto: An Evening of Enchantment on July 13 at 177 West Proctor Street, Carson City.
Please join us for a runway show showcasing avant garde hair and makeup. We will have live entertainment by singer Ashley Kepler, with an after party to follow with DJ MO BEATZ. Ticket and raffle proceeds will go towards the Wounded Warrior Project, a charity that helps support injured service men and women.
VIP Tickets: $50 per person, $80 per couple. Tickets include runway seating, champagne, dessert and SWAG bag
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 12:37pm
With tens of thousands of people in Carson City last weekend for local events including Taste of DownTown, the Carson City Airport Open House and the Father's Day Powwow, law enforcement arrest records show a relatively quiet weekend.
"We had an excellent weekend and it goes to show that when there are positive family and community events happening around town, the amount of crimes reported falls very low from all points, north to south, east to west and downtown," said Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.
The following arrests were made:
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:48am
On June 19th, Lt. Jeff Melvin will be promoted to the grade of Captain at the Carson City Sheriff’s Office. His promotion signals a milestone completion pursued by Sheriff Furlong since 2003 of having his top front line leadership positions in the department to successfully complete the FBI National Academy (FBINA), thus the promotion from Lieutenant to Captain. The esteem accomplishment of the academy is one of the most prestigious law enforcement alumni in the country.
Submitted by Carson Now Reader on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 10:32am
Event Date:June 29, 2013 - 7:30pm
Enjoy a casual atmosphere, original dance with friends, and have a glass of beer and a brat to boot at the Brewery Arts Center in Carosn City June 29.
Watch and get an inside look as the choreographers and company of dancers from the Sierra Nevada Ballet bring to the stage choreography from their upcoming season.
The event will be in the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W King Street in Carson City. The program begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $15, $20, and $25.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 9:48am
Carson City seniors are invited to celebrate the beginning of summer at a tropical themed Senior Mingle on Thursday, June 20 at The Lodge Assisted Living Community.
Area seniors can “GoGoNuts” while enjoying the party atmosphere in the Lodge’s Ballroom and Dining Hall from 2 to 4pm. Party goers will enjoy music by the Music Man Larry Elliot, tropical food, and fun games. Plus everyone is entered into a raffle for great prizes.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 9:36am
Carson City authorities investigating a possible arson at a condominium this morning arrested the woman who lived at the residence on a felony drug charge. Ginnie Heidt, was arrested at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Allouette Way.
According to the arrest report, officers investigating the fire insider Heidt's condominium made contact with her where she told authorities she was not aware of a fire at her residence but that she was informed earlier in the morning from a friend of hers that something bad happened there but that he provided no information.
Submitted by editor on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 8:08am
The Supermoon is coming. In fact, the upcoming Supermoon is being called a Super Supermoon by some. Myths have it turning folks into werewolves, creating higher tides and causing folks to fall in love. That's the talk about it.
Submitted by editor on Tue, 06/18/2013 - 7:51am
The local Veterans Affairs Sierra Nevada Health Care System has hired 12 new mental health professionals to better serve local veterans. The VA says the new clinical positions will allow veterans to schedule appointments before or after work and on weekends.
Submitted by editor on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 10:47pm
After 24 years as the smiling face that greets clients and visitors to Lumos & Associates' Carson City office, Diane Osborne is leaving the firm.
"All our Carson Office clients know Di, and she remembers almost all of their names, whether they come up to her desk or call on the phone." Said Lumos Carson Office Principal, Mike Bennett. "She made me feel welcome here when I first started with the firm 17 years ago."
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 10:22pm
June 29, 2013 - 9:00am
Carson City’s 50/70 All Star baseball team, is representing the State of Nevada in the inaugural national All Star tournament in Irvine, Calif.
The tournament is from July 19th thru July 26th. In order for the team to make the trip they are looking for sponsors to help pay for expenses. They are also going to have a car wash at Carson Dodge Chrysler Jeep, on June 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Any and all contributions would be greatly appreciated. All contributions need to be in by July 15. For information, contact Jay Artz at (775) 230-1170.
Submitted by Carson Now Reader on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 1:22pm
Event Date:July 13, 2013 (All day)
The Sierra Nevada Bass Club sponsored the Topaz Open over Father's Day Weekend (June 15-16) at Topaz Landing/Marina and Lodge/Casino. With four boats and 7 anglers making the trip and all but one managed to catch legal fish to bring to the scale during the two day event.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 9:11am
The Carson City Sheriff's Office reports an uptick in vehicle burglaries around town and asks residents to take pro-active measures to avoid becoming victims.
According to Sgt. Darrin Sloan, the sheriff's office looks at each case to identify patterns to help thwart this type of crime, but lately, patterns are not showing themselves.
There are, however, numerous vehicle burglary cases that have aspects in common, including unlocked doors, open windows and valuables left in plain view, said Sloan in a news release.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 7:34am
Dry, windy conditions for the Carson City region will develop late today and early Tuesday as low pressure moves into the Pacific Northwest this week, according to the National Weather Service. A Red Flag Warning will go into effect beginning Tuesday at noon because of the wind that will cause critical fire weather conditions.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 8:36pm
A portion of the Carson City Freeway will be closed Monday beginning at 8 p.m. and running through 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, city officials said.
The Carson City Freeway will be closed from the U.S. Highway 50 East/William Street interchange to the Fairview Drive interchange because of maintenance.
Detours will be signed routing southbound freeway traffic west on William Street and south on to Carson Street. If necessary, the freeway will be closed Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, during the same hours, until the project is complete.
In other road maintenance news:
Submitted by Carson Now Reader on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 4:02pm
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CARSON CITY — Open dead-tree firewood cutting areas in Hope Valley and Leviathan and Poor Boy begins Monday, The Carson Ranger District and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest announced.
Meanwhile, live-tree cutting areas will open on July 15. Areas include Beagle (Dog Valley area), Scotts Lake (south of Woodfords, Calif), and Thomas Creek Canyon (off of Mt. Rose Highway).
In the live-tree cutting areas, only designated trees may be cut and slash must be piled. Designated trees are described on the live-tree cutting area maps.
Submitted by editor on Sun, 06/16/2013 - 12:10am
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Sat, 06/15/2013 - 7:14pm
High octane throttle therapy, chrome and the roar of motorcycles, hot rods, trucks and old car classics will highlight Carson City downtown during Legends of the West Bike and Car Fest, June 21-22.
This jubilee celebrates all things that make the open road a call to the wild side, showcasing incredible hot rods, classic cars, and plenty of motorcycles. Activities feature live entertainment, a Show and Shine, raffles, expanded cruise parade, breakfast, awards, and plenty of dining, hydration and refreshment opportunities.
Submitted by Jeff Munson on Sat, 06/15/2013 - 6:50pm
CARSON CITY — Fans of the movie “Twelve Angry Men” will delight in Proscenium Players’ stage-play version of it, “Twelve Angry Jurors.”
Director Heidi Hampton has chosen to balance male and female roles and set the stage play, to be performed at the Silver State Charter School’s Performing Arts Theatre, in a time period when women were first allowed to sit on a jury.
Submitted by editor on Sat, 06/15/2013 - 6:41pm
Dozens of aircraft were on display Saturday at the annual Carson City Airport Open House. The annual aviation show featured teams of pilots and a variety of aircraft from around the West.
Attended by several thousand, the all-ages event brought vendors, families and scores of aviation fans to Carson City. Children enjoyed free airplane rides and the Kiwanis Club hosted a pancake breakfast.
In the video below, the Beech Boys Formation Flyers take a practice run with Carson Now and cameraman Steve Mitchell of eMedia Studios.
Submitted by Carson Now Reader on Sat, 06/15/2013 - 1:59pm
Event Date:July 8, 2013 - 4:00pm
At 63, singer-songwriter Rick Millward is ramping up a career when most artists are retiring, or heading out for nostalgia tours.
This ambition was sparked by an experiment in social media, using the Reverbnation.com site to introduce his recordings to a wider audience. He joined Reverbnation a little over a year ago, as an experiment, entering the Nashville Americana “chart” at No. 85. He will be appearing at Comma Coffee in Carson City July 8.
Submitted by Carson Now Reader on Sat, 06/15/2013 - 12:53pm
Event Date:June 29, 2013 - 1:00pm
Hey Carson City, grab your favorite swimsuit and get ready to strut your stuff to win more than a $1,000 in cash and prices.
The next Red, White and Blue Barbecue at the Carson Nugget in Carson City will feature a Men and Women’s Swimsuit Contest during the June 29th day-long barbecue from 1 to 7 p.m. The contest will be held from 2-5:30 p.m. with the finals being held inside the casino at the Show Bar beginning at 5:30 p.m.
All signups will receive a free barbecue plate. Because the barbecue is a family event, there are ground rules regarding the competition: