Carson City Nevada News - Carson Now - Your one stop for Carson City news http://www.carsonnow.org/ en Fourth suspect in McCune murder pleads guilty http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/29/2014/fourth-suspect-mccune-murder-pleads-guilty <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mugs"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_mugs" width="200" height="250" alt="" src="http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/www.carsonnow.org/files/72265-raulgarcia.jpg?1409337995" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> By Jeff Munson </div> </div> </div> <p>Raul Garcia entered a guilty plea today in Carson City District Court in the April 6, 2013 murder of Nevada's chief insurance examiner.</p> <p>Garcia was arrested in connection with the beating death of William McCune, 62, at his apartment in Carson City. Three other co-defendants — Makyla Blackmore, Anthony Elliott and Michael Evans — <a href="http://www.ktvn.com/story/23669940/3-of-4-defendants-enter-pleas-in-officials-murder">pled guilty to lesser charges in October.</a> Blackmore and Evans had agreed to testify against Garcia had it gone to trial. </p> <p>Garcia pleaded guilty to first degree murder in perpetration of a robbery. He faces 20 years to life in prison. Sentencing will be Oct. 27. Sentencing options to be ruled by the judge are life without the possibility of parole, 50 years in prison after serving 20 years to life. </p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <p>"By entering this plea today this concludes the case as to all the defendants in the murder of William McClune," said Assistant District Attorney Mark Krueger. </p> <p>When the judge asked Garcia about what he did, Garcia said "I was present at the apartment with everyone and I am as guilty as everyone else." </p> <p>McCune's body was found in the Carson River bound with duct tape. The four were captured within two days in Las Vegas. </p> <p>"This puts a final end to the senseless and ruthless murder of Mr McCune here in Carson City, a chapter that I hope to put long behind us," said Sheriff Ken Furlong. "I am so thankful to all the residents, businesses, and the investigative teams who tirelessly pursued this case, recovering his hidden body submerged in the river and capturing the four suspects spanning more than 400 miles in less than 48 hours. My condolences to the friends and family of Mr. McCune."</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> Carson City 2013 Assistant District Attorney carson Carson River City District Attorney Family friends hope Hours insurance Mark Krueger michael News robbery Ken Furlong Las Vegas sheriff Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:44:23 +0000 admin 72265 at http://www.carsonnow.org Brewery Arts Center lays off professional staff, will continue to operate with volunteers http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/29/2014/brewery-arts-center-lays-professional-staff-will-continue-operate-volunteers <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/story/08/29/2014/brewery-arts-center-lays-professional-staff-will-continue-operate-volunteers" class="imagecache imagecache-galleryformatter_slide imagecache-linked imagecache-galleryformatter_slide_linked"><img src="http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/www.carsonnow.org/files/imagecache/galleryformatter_slide/72264-bac-logofor-corona.jpg" alt="" title="" width="200" height="69" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Brewery Arts Center has announced that the organization is going through a reorganization and has let go its professional staff, but will continue to operate its current programs with help from volunteers.</p> <p>The following statement was posted on the <a href="http://www.breweryarts.org/">organization's website</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>During an examination of our organizational structure as part of our strategic planning process, the Brewery Arts Center board has determined that in order to better serve our public, nurture organizational health and work toward ensuring organizational stability, the Brewery Arts Center is currently operating without professional staff. The board members have stepped in to maintain core activities and programming and our doors are open. We have been and remain grateful for the support of this community and we look forward to continuing to provide vibrant arts and culture programs for the residents and visitors of Nevada’s capitol city. Thank you for your continued support, if you should have questions, please send them to Chris Bayer, Board Chairman, Brewery Arts Center; <a href="mailto:cwbayer@breweryarts.org">cwbayer@breweryarts.org</a></p></blockquote> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <p>We will have more information as it becomes available.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> Brewery Arts Center arts brewery arts center City community Health help Members News planning Support thank you the brewery arts center Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:40:05 +0000 admin 72264 at http://www.carsonnow.org Carson City artist takes his project to Burning Man http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/29/2014/carson-city-artist-takes-his-project-burning-man <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Carson TV News </div> </div> </div> <p>With the Burning Man counterculture festival taking place this week on the Black Rock Playa, many local artists are taking part in the event. Jake Smith of Carson City returns for a fourth time and talks about the project he's worked on for the festival.</p> <p>Follow Carson TV News at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/carsontvnews" title="www.facebook.com/carsontvnews">www.facebook.com/carsontvnews</a> for updates, information and to learn more about the program, which airs weekly on Mondays, Charter Cable Channel 193, at 4:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. and throughout the week. Have a news tip? You can also submit photos and video to <a href="mailto:CarsonTVnews@gmail.com">CarsonTVnews@gmail.com</a>.</p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-emvideo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div class="emfield-emvideo emfield-emvideo-youtube"> <div id="emvideo-youtube-flash-wrapper-1"><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="470" width="620" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/jvUZQy-BG3A&amp;rel=0&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;fs=1" id="emvideo-youtube-flash-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/jvUZQy-BG3A&amp;rel=0&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> </object></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> Carson City artist Arts and Entertainment Black Rock carson Charter Cable City event local local artists news photos rock video Facebook festival Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:57:31 +0000 editor 72262 at http://www.carsonnow.org Local churches unite for worship event tonight in Carson City http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/29/2014/local-churches-unite-worship-event-tonight-carson-city <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> By Mark Cyr </div> </div> </div> <p>Several local churches will be uniting together tonight to worship and pray for Carson City. The event, called "Engage" begins at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, August 29, at the Carson City Community Center. </p> <p>Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and several local ministries will be on hand to share the work that is being done in our community. This is the third Engage event in Carson City and momentum has continued to grow with each event. </p> <p>Under the leadership of Pastor James Parker of Freedom Church six local churches are coming together under one vision: Revival. Well of Worship, Silver Hills Community Church, Freedom Church, The Salvation Army, Good Shepherd Wesleyan and Capital Christian Center are all officially part of the event, however Engage continues to draw from many more of the local churches. </p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <p>Are you lost? Are you spiritually thirsty? Are you hungry for truth and desperate for the word of God? Do you want to see your city transformed? Bring your friends, encounter God, open to the whole community. Come and worship! </p> <p>The Carson City Community Center is located at 851 East William Street. </p> <p>For more information about the Engage event, please contact Lt. Mark Cyr at (775) 887-9120.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> Capital Christian Center Carson City Carson City Community Center carson Carson City Community center church City community Community Draw event freedom FRIDAY friends Leadership local salvation salvation army worship GROW Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:46:26 +0000 editor 72261 at http://www.carsonnow.org Marching band debuts one of largest ensembles at Saturday’s Wolf Pack football game http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/29/2014/marching-band-debuts-one-largest-ensembles-saturday-s-wolf-pack-football-game <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/story/08/29/2014/marching-band-debuts-one-largest-ensembles-saturday-s-wolf-pack-football-game" class="imagecache imagecache-galleryformatter_slide imagecache-linked imagecache-galleryformatter_slide_linked"><img src="http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/www.carsonnow.org/files/imagecache/galleryformatter_slide/72260-pride_of_the_sierra.jpg" alt="" title="" width="500" height="333" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> By Natalie Savidge </div> </div> </div> <p>From 120 members in 2012 to 180 in 2014, the University of Nevada, Reno has seen its marching band, the “Pride of the Sierra,” grow in numbers, support and pride.</p> <p>Kicking off during Saturday’s Wolf Pack football game against Southern Utah, Greater Nevada Credit Union continues its fundraising campaign, “It’s Time to Support the Band.” The fundraising drive is going into the third year of the three-year pledge of an annual $20,000 gift, plus a three-year, matching-gift program through which Greater Nevada Credit Union could contribute up to $15,000 annually.</p> <p>“In addition to the pledge, we have seen nearly $50,000 in combined fundraising already,” Will Plenk, director of the marching, pep and symphonic bands, and conducting instructor, said. “The Greater Nevada Credit Union support and funding from the community has made so many exciting things possible.”</p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <p>While the Marching Band will debut new songs and louder sounds, they are not an unfamiliar sight to the community.</p> <p>“We have increased our visibility in the community, largely due to sponsored Great Nevada Credit Union events,” Plenk said. “We are also able to travel more with the teams, going to UNLV this year and San Diego State last year.”</p> <p>Plenk said that new uniforms, which had not been purchased in approximately 10 years, were unveiled last year, giving the band a spectacular new look. The band also purchased a new set of drums, increased its number of staff members, increased recruiting reach with postcard and poster mailings, and launched a new Marching Band website.</p> <p>“This year’s funds will go toward the purchase of new instruments and to our trip to UNLV,” Plenk said. “We would love to help bring back the Fremont Cannon.”</p> <p>Greater Nevada Credit Union Chief Operating Officer Dean Altus said he is excited the community has continued to join in their partnership with the University Marching Band.</p> <p>“We are very impressed by how our community continues to rally around this worthy cause,” he said. “The Marching Band is an integral part of the University and provides wonderful opportunities for the students involved in the program. They also provide great entertainment to northern Nevada families and help support Wolf Pack Athletics.”</p> <p>To learn more about supporting the Wolf Pack Marching Band, a major ensemble of the Department of Music in the University’s College of Liberal Arts, contact Kristen Kennedy, director of development at the University, 775-784-6873; or Greater Nevada Credit Union, 775-882-2060, or donate online.</p> <p>Greater Nevada Credit Union is a financial cooperative that has served Nevada consumers since 1949. As northern Nevada’s largest credit union, it has more than 45,000 members and $459 million in assets. Anyone living or working in northern Nevada is eligible to join Greater Nevada. For more information, visit <a href="http://www.gncu.org" title="www.gncu.org">www.gncu.org</a>.</p> <p>Photo cutline: Gifts and donations through the Greater Nevada Credit Union and the University Foundation have afforded the University of Nevada, Reno Marching Band new uniforms, more staff members and an allowance for travel expenses. Photo provided by Greater Nevada Credit Union.</p> <p>— Writer Natalie Savidge is a Senior Communications Specialist for UNR. She can be reached at <a href="mailto:nsavidge@unr.edu">nsavidge@unr.edu</a></p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> arts Band campaign community credit union donations events financial foundation Fremont Fremont Cannon gifts Greater Nevada Greater Nevada Credit Union help JOIN love Members Music Nevada Nevada families new Northern Nevada rally Sierra Sports state students Support university of nevada reno UNR Entertainment fundraising GNCU GROW reno Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:40:10 +0000 editor 72260 at http://www.carsonnow.org Man jailed on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/29/2014/man-jailed-suspicion-driving-under-influence-marijuana <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>An 18-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 9:55 a.m. in the 1600 block of East Fifth Street on five misdemeanor charges, including driving under the influence of marijuana, following a traffic stop, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.</p> <p>According to the arrest report, an officer stopped the man for failing to maintain a lane of travel westbound on Fifth Street from the roundabout. During the traffic stop the officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.</p> <p>The man was confrontational with the arresting deputy and was placed in handcuffs and patted down. During the pat down the officer found a marijuana pipe in the man’s front pocket. Officers learned the man was on Alternative Sentencing, which asked that he be held because of the paraphernalia, the arrest report states.</p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <p>The man had red eyes and slurred speech, leading the officer to believe he might be under the influence of marijuana. The man advised he did not want to take any field sobriety tests. He was arrested and taken to jail. During booking he was asked if he had any drugs in his possession prior to entering the facility. Without saying anything the man slipped off his right shoe and revealed a ziplock baggy containing a small amount of marijuana, the arrest report states.</p> <p>He faces the following misdemeanor charges: Criminal contempt with Alternative Sentencing, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, DUI drugs and failure to maintain a traffic lane. Bail: $3,598.</p> <p>In other arrests:<br /> — A 21-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 10:27 a.m. in the area of Northridge and Roop Street on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal contempt and a tail lamp violation, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said.</p> <p>According to the arrest report, the driver was stopped for not having a functioning brake light. During the stop, the officer could observe a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. The man voluntarily told the offer he was in possession of two glass marijuana pipes in the center console of the vehicle. </p> <p>The man is on Alternative Sentencing with a clause to obey all laws. Alternative Sentencing was contacted and asked to have the man placed on a criminal contempt violation hold. Bail: $1,637.</p> <p>— A 24-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 11:55 a.m. in the 100 block of East Long Street on three traffic warrants. One warrant was issued Jan. 10, 2014 and two other issued Jan. 24, 2014. Bail: $2,205.</p> <p>— A 54-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Thursday, 9:20 a.m. in the 3200 block of Airport Road on a failure to appear traffic warrant issued out of Carson City Justice Court on August 25, 2014. Bail: $227. </p> <p>— A 49-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, 12:55 p.m. in the 1200 block of Rolling Hills Drive on misdemeanor charges of driving on a revoked license for DUI and violation of bail conditions. </p> <p>According to the report, a witness observed the man drinking a bottle of liquor from a gas station, throwing the bottle out the window and leaving at a rapid speed. The reporting witness said she would sign a criminal complaint. Officers caught up with the man who admitted he had a shot of Fire Eater, an alcoholic beverage, in the parking lot and denied throwing the bottle out the window.</p> <p>He submitted to a field sobriety test in which he passed but he did blow a .65 on a preliminary breath test. Dispatch advised he was on Alternative Sentencing with a no alcohol clause. Dispatch also advised the man’s license was revoked for DUI. He was arrested for violation of bail conditions. Bail: $4,137.</p> <p>Those arrested and facing criminal charges are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> alcohol Carson City 1 arrest report beverage carson center City drug dui fire Gas long street News vehicle warrant drugs marijuana Traffic Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:31:57 +0000 Jeff Munson 72259 at http://www.carsonnow.org Women to Women with Jo Etta Brown http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/29/2014/women-women-jo-etta-brown <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-mugs"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_mugs" width="193" height="175" alt="" src="http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/www.carsonnow.org/files/72258-w2wwwww.jpg?1409326528" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>This week on Women to Women is Jo Etta Brown, executive vice president of the Alliance for Retired Americans. </p> <p>In its third season, Women to Women Nevada, hosted by Carol Paz of Carson City, is televised on Charter Media every Thursday at 7 p.m. on Channel 190 in Carson City, Gardnerville, Dayton, Reno, Sparks, Fernley, Fallon and Lake Tahoe. The program also airs Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays at 8-8:30 p.m. and on Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Episodes also appear every Friday on Carson Now.</p> <p>Guests range in ages as well as circumstances and come from different cultures, religions, traditions, educational levels and professional achievements. The common thread is that they are willing to share their lives with others in the hope that what they have found and learned can be of benefit to others.</p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <p>You can follow Women to Women Nevada on its Facebook page by <a href="https://www.facebook.com/WomenToWomenNV" title="https://www.facebook.com/WomenToWomenNV">going here.</a></p> <p>Women to Women is produced by Nevada Multimedia Productions. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_-m-aIPa1GrQvanQu3TOGbXSzDavg7gk&amp;feature=view_all" title="http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL_-m-aIPa1GrQvanQu3TOGbXSzDavg7gk&amp;feature=view_all">Go here</a> for a list of previous programs.</p> <div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-emvideo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div class="emfield-emvideo emfield-emvideo-youtube"> <div id="emvideo-youtube-flash-wrapper-2"><object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="470" width="620" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/ImYhfOSZ5iE&amp;rel=0&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;fs=1" id="emvideo-youtube-flash-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ImYhfOSZ5iE&amp;rel=0&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> </object></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> Carson City benefit Carol Paz carson City Educational fernley FRIDAY hope Lifestyle media Nevada Sparks sundays tahoe women Women to Women Dayton Facebook Gardnerville Lake Tahoe reno Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:34:56 +0000 Jeff Munson 72258 at http://www.carsonnow.org Carson City firefighters called to brush fire in Hells Bells area http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/28/2014/carson-city-firefighters-called-brush-fire-hells-bells-area <!-- google_ad_section_start --><p>UPDATE: Fire at Hells Bells and Fifth Street in Carson City Thursday night was reported extinguished at 9:04 p.m.<br /> ***<br /> Carson City firefighters were called Thursday night to a brush fire in the area of Fifth Street and Hells Bells. The fire was reported at 8:29 p.m. Arriving first responders, including Carson City sheriff's deputies, said smoke was coming from the fire, reported to be about 30 feet by 30 feet in size. It was reported under control to dispatch at 8:43 p.m. </p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <p>Initial reports are the fire is on a hillside in the 4100 block of Hells Bells Road and wasn't moving toward homes. The Carson City battalion chief said the fire is a working incident, but that no other additional firefighters were needed, according to dispatch.</p> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> Carson City carson City deputies fire homes News Smoke Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:37:50 +0000 Jeff Munson 72256 at http://www.carsonnow.org Western Nevada College welcomes students with annual barbecue lunch http://www.carsonnow.org/story/08/28/2014/western-nevada-college-welcomes-students-annual-barbecue-lunch <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/story/08/28/2014/western-nevada-college-welcomes-students-annual-barbecue-lunch" class="imagecache imagecache-galleryformatter_slide imagecache-linked imagecache-galleryformatter_slide_linked"><img src="http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/www.carsonnow.org/files/imagecache/galleryformatter_slide/72253-wnc.bbq1web.jpg" alt="" title="" width="500" height="356" /></a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/story/08/28/2014/western-nevada-college-welcomes-students-annual-barbecue-lunch" class="imagecache imagecache-galleryformatter_slide imagecache-linked imagecache-galleryformatter_slide_linked"><img src="http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/www.carsonnow.org/files/imagecache/galleryformatter_slide/72253-wnc.bbq3web.jpg" alt="" title="" width="500" height="347" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cathleen Allison, Nevada Photo Source </div> </div> </div> <p>New and returning Western Nevada College students were treated to a barbecue lunch Thursday, an annual Carson City event hosted by the Associated Students of Western Nevada College. WNC officials report a significant increase in full-time student enrollment, with more than 4,000 total students registered this semester.</p> <p>In the first photo, seated, from left are Kristin Anderson, Alicia Kilonzo, Lashawna Franklin and Melissa Vierra. Click on the photo below to see Della Morron playing games during the event.</p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --><div class="field field-type-link field-field-xlink"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Read the rest of this story </div> </div> </div> Carson City Anderson Barbecue carson Carson City Event City Community event Lunch Nevada new Semester students Western Nevada College WNC Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:22:11 +0000 Jeff Munson 72253 at http://www.carsonnow.org Steam locomotive runs Labor Day weekend at State Railroad Museum http://www.carsonnow.org/reader-content/08/28/2014/steam-locomotive-runs-labor-day-weekend-state-railroad-museum <!-- google_ad_section_start --><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/www.carsonnow.org/files/imagecache/calendar_slide/08_28_14_train_s.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-calendar_slide imagecache-default imagecache-calendar_slide_default" width="180" height="179" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Family time is around the bend in Carson City as Labor Day weekend arrives. The 1905 Steam Locomotive No. 25 highlights the Labor Day weekend celebration at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City. The historic Virginia and Truckee train will carry passengers on 30-minute trips departing every 45 minutes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday through Monday, Aug. 30 through Sept. 1. </p> <p>The museum’s Jacobsen Interpretive Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. </p> <p>Adult tickets are $8; children 12 to 17 are $8, and members and ages 4 to 12 are $4. Children 3 and younger are free. Trains leave from, and return to, the Wabuska Depot, 2180 S. Carson St. For information, contact (775) 687-6953 or go to museums.NevadaCulture.org.</p> <div class="advertisement group-tids-412" id="group-id-tids-412"><script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.carsonnow.org/sites/all/modules/ad/serve.php?q=1&amp;t=412&amp;u=top1%2Frss.xml&amp;l=top1%2Frss.xml'></script></div> <!-- google_ad_section_end --> Carson City 1 carson celebration center children City Family family fun Free fun historic Labor Day Members museum museums Nevada Nevada State Railroad Museum News railroad state steam locomotives The Nevada State Railroad Museum trains Truckee Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:59:27 +0000 72251 at http://www.carsonnow.org