Monday, May 20, 2013 - 2:55pm
A 33-year-old Carson City man faces a gross misdemeanor charge of indecent exposure after allegedly urinating near the west door entrance of a Carson City casino early Monday morning.
Officers were called to the casino, located in the 2700 block of East William Street, at 2:40 a.m. after security reported an intoxicated man who wouldn't leave the premise. Two witnesses noted the man urinated on the side of the building, and it was also seen on casino surveillance.
Monday, May 20, 2013 - 8:49am
The Carson City Board of Supervisors are holding a special meeting today to discuss the city's Redevelopment Authority. The meeting, which began at 8:30 a.m. is at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street in the Sierra Room. Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.
Monday, May 20, 2013 - 8:33am
The Carson City Sheriff's Office will step up DUI patrols for the coming Memorial Day weekend beginning Friday through May 27.
For the holiday period stretch there will be heavy saturation patrols for DUI drivers, a DUI checkpoint, and enforcing underage drinking laws. The purpose of these activities is to ensure that drivers in Carson City are safe and sober going into and during the holiday weekend, said Carson City Sheriff's Office Sgt. Darrin Sloan.
Monday, May 20, 2013 - 8:16am
Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell provides an update on the actions taken by the Board of Supervisors at its Thursday, May 16 meeting.
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Monday, May 20, 2013 - 7:58am
The Lyon County sheriff’s office is investigating the shooting death of a juvenile in Dayton over the weekend.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 6:47pm
For Western Nevada College’s baseball team and its fans, it didn’t seem like the Cochise fourth inning would ever end.
The inning started on Saturday afternoon, was interrupted by lightning and rain and then lasted an additional 28 minutes on Sunday afternoon in the Western District baseball tournament championship.
By the time the final out was recorded on a tag out by second baseman AJ Hernandez, 15 Apaches had batted and 10 runs had scored, erasing a one-run deficit as Cochise rolled to an 18-11 title-clinching victory over the Wildcats in Sterling, Colo.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 1:12pm
Rare coins by the thousands remain on display, for sale or trade today through 4 p.m. at the Carson Nugget at the annual Downtown Coin Club Show. This all-ages coin event brought more than 300 collectors and numismatics to the Nugget on Saturday.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 5:38pm
CARSON CITY — For the fourth consecutive year, Western Nevada College will graduate its largest class in history. The class of 2013 is 505 students strong, with 530 degrees and certificates being issued.
Four students will receive Bachelor of Technology degrees in construction management, and three students will graduate with bachelor’s degrees as part of WNC’s teacher preparation partnership with Nevada State College. The graduates span 60 years, from the youngest at age 17 and the eldest at 77.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 12:06pm
The years of hard work and sleepless nights of studying are finally paying off for the hundreds of University of Nevada graduates who took the stage on Friday and Saturday and will now begin the next phase of their lives.
More than 1,600 bachelor degrees and more than 560 advanced-degree certificates were awarded for this spring commencement. University officials say, there were so many undergraduates this year, they had to split the ceremony into two parts.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 11:16am
A bill that would allow schools to obtain and administer auto-injectable epinephrine in the event of a student having a food allergy attack has cleared committee and is on its way to the General Assembly this week.
While it hasn't gotten a lot of press attention and isn't shrouded in controversy, SB453 is designed to protect children at school if they suffer from a food allergy attack or are stung by a bee and have an allergic reaction.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 11:31am
The origins of the names of many places in Nevada are shrouded in mystery and myth. Jacks Valley, a small valley in northwestern Douglas County, is one of those places. Lying at the base of the Carson Range, the valley is near Clear Creek and Carson City.
It extends several miles south and overlooks Carson Valley. Published sources claim the name “Jacks Valley” is associated with Jack Winter, or Jack Redding, or maybe even jackrabbits.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 9:40pm
A Carson City teen is recovering from complications of a rare blood disorder. The fundraiser will continue Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Twisted Spoke Bar & Grill in Carson City.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 7:17pm
With sunny skies, a gentle breeze and plenty of children and their parents, the 10th annual Cops and Kids open house, hosted by the Carson City Sheriff's Office on Saturday, lived up to its reputation as the safest party on the street.
More than 2,000 attended the four-hour event, which featured games, prizes and demonstrations by Carson City Sheriff's Office patrol officers and personnel. The event is designed for children and their parents to get quality meet-and-greet face time with law enforcement personnel.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 1:36pm
Here is the Carson City road construction and maintenance report for the week of May 20-26. Utility work for various projects will occur on several local roads. There will be flagger controlled traffic with minor delays possible at the following locations:
— Fairview Drive from Highway 50 to Edmonds Drive.
— Edmonds Drive from Fairview Drive to Snyder Avenue.
— Carson Street from Washington Street to Hot Springs Road.
— Hot Springs Road from Carson Street to Roop Street.
— Retail Drive from College Parkway to the south end.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 10:43pm
The organization that sends local World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the monuments built in their honor will hold a car show Sunday in Carson City.
Honor Flight Nevada offers the free car show at Michael Hohl Motors at 3700 South Carson Street in Carson City from 9am to 2pm. It's $25 to get in and includes entry, a t-shirt, lunch and a dash plaque.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:19pm
Friday marked yet another deadline at the Legislature. Bills and resolutions had to be approved by the second house committees to which they were assigned after passing out of their respective houses of origin.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:52pm
Western Nevada College advanced to the Western District baseball tournament championship round by splitting a pair of games on Friday in Sterling, Colo.
The Wildcats dropped into losers’ bracket with a 4-2 defeat to sixth-ranked Cochise, Ariz., on Friday morning but ousted Lamar with a 9-1 afternoon victory.
WNC (43-19) earned another shot at Cochise behind the pitching of Christian Stolo and Evan Parker, as well as a six-run fifth inning.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 2:52pm
by ALEX POMPLIANO
On Friday, the Legislature’s two budget committees approved a public school spending plan that establishes $2.8 billion in general fund support for the next two years.
The plan largely follows Gov. Brian Sandoval’s recommendations budget proposal for K-12 education, which also designates basic state support of about $5,500 per pupil over the next two years — an increase of about $200 over existing funding levels.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 2:54pm
The following food and motel/hotel inspection report is made weekly by the Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division. This report is for the week ending May 17, 2013.
Inspections include convenience stores, restaurants, take out restaurants, retail grocers, a juvenile detention center kitchen, retail food producers and motels.
See the full report below.
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 2:12am
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 10:10am
by NATASHA VITALE
A Nevada Assembly committee supported banning most “horse tripping” for sport, entertainment, or practice Thursday, sending a bill to the full Assembly.
State Senate Bill 72 was one of many bills prohibiting animal cruelty that were discussed in the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources on Thursday. It bans horse tripping unless it is part of an event that is allowed by the local government.
The bill passed the committee by a vote of 10-2, with Assemblymen Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, and John Ellison, R-Elko, opposing the bill.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 1:35pm
The Sierra Nevada Forums is proud to present a panel of highly regarded experts to discuss the very latest thinking on Mental Illness treatments and what public safety programs are needed to try to stop the incidence of crime with the mentally ill.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 11:08am
Carson City Branch Manager and Bank of The West vice president Jennifer Herald is this week's guest on Women to Women with Carol Paz. Herald gives some great advice for succeeding in job interviews and provides insight into the life of a banker.
Women to Women Nevada is televised on Charter Media every Thursday at 7 pm on Channel 3 (Reno, Sparks, Fernley, Fallon, Lake Tahoe) and 15 (in Carson City, Gardnerville, Dayton). The locally produced and privately owned program features Northern Nevada women who are making a difference in their communities and in the region.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 10:43am
A Carson City man faces a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly swinging a machete in a dispute with his brother and another man over a vehicle.
Jesus Guardron-Patino was jailed May 14 after being arrested at 9:25 p.m. in the 200 block of Jeanell Drive.
According to the arrest report, officers responded to the area after a report called in of a man hitting the ground and a brick building with a sword. Officers detained Guardron-Patino and made contact with two men, one of whom is the brother of Guardron-Patino.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 10:34pm
by NATASHA VITALE
On Thursday, SJR 13, which legalizes same-sex marriage, passed in the Assembly Committee and will be voted on next on the Assembly Floor.
Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:00am
A new and free 7-12 grade public secondary charter school in Carson City, The Nevada Performance Academy, will open in August. There will be a creative emphasis on academic requirements informed by the performing arts.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 8:37pm
The situation looked discouraging for the Western Nevada College Wildcats in the second inning of their Western District baseball tournament opener in Sterling, Colo., Thursday afternoon.
Lamar Community College was in command, 5-0, after knocking starting pitcher Brandon Show out of the game. WNC had committed two errors and the Lopes’ ace, Sam Wilson, was throwing the Wildcat hitters off stride.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 5:55pm
As the price of gold hit its lowest level in a month Thursday, the Assembly Committee on Taxation took a vote on a controversial resolution that would remove the state’s long-standing mining tax cap. Senate Joint Resolution 15 made its way through the Legislature during the 2011 session and needs only to pass in the Assembly before June 4 in order to go to a public vote next year.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 2:09pm
Headed to Lake Tahoe or the backcountry for the weekend? Well, bears and other critters are headed out into the wild too after spending winter and spring inside their own nooks and crannies. And, like you, they're up for some exploring.
Oh, and they're hungry, too.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 10:30am
Nevada’s unemployment dropped to 9.6 percent in April, falling nearly 2 percentage points over the year. Carson City's unemployment rate fell to 10.1 percent and is now the only metro area in the state to have a double digit unemployment rate, according to the state's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 9:28am
The Carson City downtown action group 20/20, which is planning several activities throughout summer and beyond, is inviting the public to its meeting tonight, Thursday, at Firkin and Fox, 310 S Carson Street, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 8:35am
The Carson City Board of Supervisors meet today, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Sierra Room of the Community Center, 851 E. William Street.
Go here for the agenda and here to watch it live.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 5:15pm
Employees from Greater Nevada Mortgage and Greater Nevada Credit Union pose with Bob the Builder at last Saturday’s Playhouse Build-a-Thon in Reno, a fundraiser for Truckee Meadows Habitat for Humanity. Thirty-three Greater Nevada employees joined other Habitat for Humanity volunteers to help raffle off five custom-built playhouses.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 9:35pm
There is no place like someone else’s home, at least for the Western Nevada College baseball team. Since March 23, the Wildcats have played 19 of 23 games on the road, compiling an 18-5 record.
That ability to focus and excel away from home will come in handy this weekend in Sterling, Colo., as the Wildcats pursue their second straight Western District Championship and a berth in the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 3:18pm
A pilot and two others escaped injury Wednesday after a plane crash northeast of Spooner in the Kings Canyon area, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong confirmed.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 11:08am
Article originally appearing on Muscle Powered by Jeff Potter
Thank you everyone for making this such a fun event! I appreciate all of your comments and photos. Below you will find the results, so far, mixed with rider photos and comments. I hope to see some of you at the Wednesday evening cruiser ride tonight at Telegraph Square. 5:45 is sign-in, with a 6:00 – 6:15 departure.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 12:10pm
Carson City Pop Warner Youth Cheerleading will hold sign-up events Friday, Sunday and again on June 14 for the upcoming 2013 youth football and cheer season. The cheerleading program is open to girls ages 5-15 years.
The first sign-up event will be held Friday, May 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada, 1870 Russell Way in Carson City.
A second sign-up will take place at the same location during the Boys and Girls Club Open House on Sunday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 11:20am
The safest party on the streets of Carson City is set for Saturday, May 18.
The Carson City Sheriff's Office presents its 10th annual Cops and Kids open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free community event features food, music, games, activities and presentations.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 10:18am
With less than 20 days left in this legislative session, Governor Brian Sandoval is announcing last-minute tweaks to his proposed budget.
Governor Sandoval said in an interview with Channel 2, based on economic projections for the next two years, he was able to add an extra $120 million to his education plan.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 9:52am
As part of its Dialogue 2013 series, the Chamber is reaching out to locals who live, work, play, and learn in Carson City via SurveyMonkey.
After meeting with the Leadership Institute Class of 2013, students at WNC, Chamber members, teenagers at the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada and the senior at the Senior Center, the Chamber is expanding its reach to allow residents to respond to two simple questions: Why do we live here and what do we see that our city will be like by the year 2020.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 8:17am
Register is underway to attend the Carson River Watershed Bus Tour. The Carson Water Subconservancy District will host its annual 2-day bus tour of the Carson River Watershed on June 13 and 14, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Come join this highly educational and informative event. Continuing Education credits will are available for AICP planners, teachers and engineers.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 9:38am
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of May 15-21.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 3:40pm
by ALEX POMPLIANO
Legislation that adds “gender identity and expression” to Nevada’s current list of hate crimes law passed the State Assembly by a 30-11 margin on Tuesday.
SB139 says that Nevada will not tolerate crimes motivated by hatred of someone being a transgender person. Violators would be subject to the penalties for the actual crime committed and additional penalties because of the motivation.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 3:58pm
The governors of California and Nevada have agreed to renew a bi-state partnership to preserve, protect and enhance Lake Tahoe through the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Compact.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced Tuesday an agreement that renews the partnership, which has been under threat of repeal.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:08pm
The Carson Middle School advanced band participated in "Music in the Parks" competition at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom on Saturday, May 11 and earned top honors.
The CMS Advanced Band earned a superior rating from each of the judges. It gets even better. They also earned first place among the field of four middle school bands that competed that day. But wait, there's more!
Out of the field of 11 bands, including a high school band, your students earned the sweepstakes trophy, which means they were the best band at the entire festival!
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 1:59pm
The Nevada Senate is set to consider allowing the state to enter agreements with advocacy groups to manage wild horses in the state.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 11:48am
Two Carson City men were arrested and face felony drug and weapons charges after fighting each other over a marijuana drug deal that soured.
Bob L. Cryderman, 56, and Vincent Morenz, 49, were arrested in the 600 block of South Roop Street on May 10 at 8:37 p.m. According to the arrest report, officers responded to the Roop address on a report of battery with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival officers met with Cryderman in an apartment who appeared moderately battered. He stated that he was attacked and beaten by Morenz who lived in a nearby apartment and that Morenz took his .38...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 8:23am
All it takes is a day or two of sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aches, or pains and many of us are immediately headed toward our primary care doc’s office. Once we enter the exam room, we spill our symptoms all over the office; “I can’t breathe”, “my throat hurts”, “my head hurts”, “I FEEL AWFUL!”. But, the way you feel is not an emotion. It’s how your body feels and it feels awful.
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 11:13pm
A fire that destroyed four apartment units at the Parkway Plaza complex Saturday was caused by spontaneous ignition of a potted plant on a wood deck, Carson City Fire Chief Stacey Giomi said.
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 10:40pm
A 51-year-old Carson City man faces arson charges in the Sunday fire that destroyed his home in the 1400 block of Siskiyou Drive. No one was injured in the blaze.