Signups are underway for the Caddyshack-themed Golf Fore The Kids Charity Children's Golf Tournament to be held on Sunday, May 4, at Eagle Valley East Golf Course in Carson City.
Las Vegas, Nev. – A new dialing procedure for telephone customers within the existing Southern Nevada 702 area code becomes mandatory next week.
Beginning May 3, customers must dial 10 digits — the area code plus the telephone number — for all local calls. Callers who dial seven digits will receive a recorded message instructing them to dial 10 digits.
On behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Robert Crowell presented the Spirit of Enterprise Award to U.S. Congressman Mark Amodei at the Carson City Chamber’s Soup’s On! luncheon Tuesday.
The award is presented to those congressmen voting for pro-business legislation sponsored by the U.S. Chamber. This is the congressman’s third Spirit of Enterprise award from the U.S. Chamber confirming his continued commitment to business.
Photo provided by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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I received an e-mail that asked why the non-profit Greenhouse Project (TGP) could sell mushrooms to Adele's Cafe (Adele's Facebook posting March 22nd). Supervisor Abowd is founder and president of TGP and co-owner with her husband Charlie of Adele's Cafe. The e-mail question and response follow.
CARSON CITY - Economic development authorities, nonprofits and towns in rural Nevada that want to support rural business or create a revolving loan fund for business may now apply for USDA Rural Development’s Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG). An estimated $82,060 is available. Applications are due by June 30, 2014.
Economic development authorities, nonprofits and towns in rural Nevada that want to support rural business or create a revolving loan fund for business may now apply for USDA Rural Development’s Rural Business Enterprise Grant. An estimated $82,060 is available. Applications are due by June 30, 2014.
The purpose of the RBEG is to support the creation and growth of sustainable rural business opportunities and jobs. Eligible entities are public bodies, private nonprofit corporations, rural development authorities, and federally recognized tribes. Individual businesses are not eligible.
The other day, I had a conversation with a client who had a tiny marketing budget. Although their product was great, they had a hard time getting the word out because they couldn't afford to advertise like they wanted. Advertising is important, but it’s not end end-all, be-all of business. There are three things you need to build a customer base, or what I’d like to call your future fan base.
1) A product or service worth talking about
2) An opportunity to expose people to that winning product or service
A Carson City man was jailed Sunday on suspicion of felony domestic battery with strangulation. Michael Robson was arrested in the 1300 block of Ashby Court at 1:03 a.m.
According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the area of Menlo and Lompa streets after dispatch received a call about a female screaming and children crying.
A few years ago, some experts predicted the world was about to reach a peak in global oil and gas production to be followed soon by marked decline. It would cause “war, famine, pestilence and death” – the biblical Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Another version: “war, starvation, economic recession, possibly even the extinction of homo sapiens.”
Being cool and fitting in are two things many boys growing up want to fulfill. They want the cool shoes, awesome toys, best birthday parties, and more.
Here at The Boy's Store in Carson City, we have many trendy boys’ clothing made right here in the United States to have your children being the talk of the school. Watch your child smile and walk in confidence wearing clothing from boy brands like City Threads, Mulberribush, and Dogwood clothing.
It's time to buy your home workshop is set for April 22, 2014 in Carson City. Learn about tips and tricks to buy your first home, deciding the right home for you, where to find it, how to negotiate for it and how to finance it.
Join us, April 22, 2014, 12:00-1:00 at the Business Resource Innovation Center, 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City. There will be a lender present for questions. lunch will be provided.
A 47-year-old Kansas man was booked Monday into Carson City Jail on a felony warrant for being a fugitive from justice. John Paul Stewart was booked by the Carson City Sheriff's Office jail staff. The warrant was filed for record March 18, 2013 out of Campbell County, Wyo. Stewart will be extradited.
From the Carson City Library on April 14 at 6 p.m. a group of six engineers are slated to cut the grand opening ribbon on a traveling exhibit supported by the National Science Foundation, titled Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference.
Nevada State Engineer Mr. Jason King, P.E. as well as five previous Nevada State Engineers who served in the top post starting from 1967 through 2010 will join King to celebrate arrival of the engineering-focused interactive exhibit.
Hi! We're the Hound House, originally owned by Dr. Euse from Silver Hills Veterinary who has retired. Luckily, his long-term customers, the Sorensens have re-established the boarding portion of the business. We are here to care for your dog while you're away, either short-term or long-term. You can count on us to make your get-away a more relaxing one knowing your dog is in good hands.
About the Sorensens:
A new dialing procedure for telephone customers within the existing Southern Nevada 702 area code becomes mandatory in less than a month.
Starting May 3, customers must dial 10 digits – the area code plus the telephone number – for all local calls. Callers who dial seven digits will receive a recorded message instructing them to dial 10 digits.
Lyon County, Nevada was the fastest-growing county in the United States prior to the 2008 economic collapse took one of the biggest hits statewide in the foreclosure crisis. The state overall was one of the hardest hit nationally and the housing market is still in recovery.
A glimmer of hope was seen in 2013, as home values headed up while foreclosure rates headed down, according to a report from the Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Reno-based commercial Real Estate company NAI Alliance has expanded with a branch ownership in Carson City.
Beginning Monday, the Carson City branch is owned and operated by brokers Andie Wilson and Brad Bonkowski. The partners will operate at their current location, 223 S. Division St., under a licensing agreement from the Reno office NAI Alliance Office.
On your “Must Not Miss” list, is the popular Downtown Wine Walk – held the first Saturday of every month from 1- 5pm. For just $10 which supports the Downtown Business Association you'll receive a commemorative wine glass and endless reasons to sip, stroll, and shop, the early April afternoon away, through Historic Downtown Carson City. Bring your wine walk glass with the Carson City Logo on it and pay only $8. Don't forget the after Wine Walk raffle prize party, 5:00pm, at the Cabaret Lounge, Carson Nugget Casino!
LAS VEGAS - Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced April 2 that she appointed two new members to the Nevada Council for the Prevention of Domestic Violence. The new members are Magann Jordan, Clark County District Attorney Victim Services Unit; and Lt. Loren Napier, Las Vegas Metropolitan Department.
“I am very excited to have our new members join the council,” said Masto. “Their expertise will aide in our efforts to prevent domestic violence in Nevada.”
A 53-year-old Carson City man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and four misdemeanor charges including two counts violation of a suspended sentence.
Scott Alan Tucker is being held on $10,374 bond. According to the arrest report, deputies with the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team conducted a warrant service on Tucker at a motel room in the 2700 block of South Carson Street.
With Thursday's Reno Aces opener, baseball fans will again line the stands for peanuts, beer and a hot dog made exclusively here in Carson City.
For the third consecutive season The Sausage Factory is the official hot dog and sausage for the Reno Aces. Some 4,500 pounds of product were sent off to Reno last week in preparation of Thursday's opening day.
Carson City, NV — Eric Abowd, CEO and lead financial advisor at Abowd & Rose Financial Group, was recently awarded Chairman’s Club status from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual).
This is Abowd’s second year in a row qualifying for this elite award. Chairman’s Club recipients represent the top 10 annual producers of more than 5,000 agents nationwide and are considered the pinnacle of MassMutual’s sales force.
Nevada State Development Corporation partnered with Wells Fargo Bank to assist Foster Machining with an SBA 504 loan, allowing the machine shop to buy a new building at 5070 Sigstrom in Carson City.
Co-owner Scott Foster — who runs Foster Machining with his brother Timothy — said the company outgrew the 7,500 square-foot space it was renting, and turned to NSDC to buy a building that could more comfortably house its 20 employees and the shop and office space they needed.
Do you think college is just for those seeking a degree? Linda Whitehill and Linda Devon talk about alternative educational opportunities offered at Western Nevada College.
The message to Joseph and Joan Truxler is simple and clear: Meet with us, come up with a solution and drop your lawsuit by April 4. If the suit isn't dropped by then the South Lake Tahoe 4th of July Fireworks display will be canceled.
Employers and job seekers have been connecting this winter and spring through a number of initiatives including job fairs in Carson City, Lake Tahoe, an April 4 event planned in Douglas County and most recently through Nevada JobConnect.
A weeklong job quest campaign in Carson City received 1,047 job openings in a variety of industries from entry level to executive level jobs, well above the goal of 500 job openings set by the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, said DETR Director Frank Woodbeck.
You could say Perry and Starr Nixdorf were jumping into the deep end of the pool when they decided to create Paradise Salon-Spa-Wellness, which celebrates its grand opening March 27-29.
It’s not just that they bought a building that is seven times larger than the previous salon space they rented on Winnie Lane. Or that they went from a staff of four to 19 independent contractors. Or that they expanded from doing hair and body piercing to just about every salon/spa service you could ask for.
Here are the most recent fish plants in Western Nevada by the Nevada Department of Wildlife:
Mar. 19: Cave Rock Landing at Lake Tahoe: 2,940 rainbows: 10.1 inches.
Mar. 19: Cave Rock Landing at Lake Tahoe: 1,608 rainbows: 9.8 inches.
Mar. 20: Wall Canyon Reservoir in Northern Washoe County: 4,136 rainbows: 9.8 inches.
Mar. 20 Paradise Pond in Reno: 498 rainbows: 9.8 inches.
Mar. 20: Truckee River in Washoe County: 6,200 rainbows: 9.3 inches.
For information, call the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Headquarters in Reno at 688-1500 during regular business hours.
There's a force in the universe that makes things happen. All you have to do is get in touch with it, stop thinking, let things happen and be the ball.
Signups are underway for the Caddyshack-themed Golf Fore The Kids Charity Children's Golf Tournament to be held on Sunday, May 4, at Eagle Valley East Golf Course in Carson City.
This tournament, hosted by the Carson City Downtown Business Association, will benefit the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada and the Eagle Valley Children's Home.
Local businesses and job seekers can look forward to connecting opportunity with talent at the Carson Valley Job Opportunity Fair on April 4, 2014 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda, Minden.
With attendance of 33 employers and agencies at the same event a year ago, an even greater turnout is expected this time around.
Denise Castle, representing Douglas County’s Workforce Development Program, stresses that the key is ‘opportunity.’
Many individuals think the time to plan for 2013 year is past, and most of them are correct. The door to almost all tax saving moves or actions for 2013 closed on Dec. 31, 2013. However, there are some exceptions regarding IRA contributions and some retirement plan contributions.
Contributions to traditional (regular) IRAs for the tax year of 2013, can be made as late as April 15, 2014 and still be a 2013 deduction if certain rules are met.
The University of Nevada, Reno debate team returns to Reno today after a week-and-a-half of grueling competitions in Flagstaff, Ariz., at the National Parliamentary Debate Association National Championship Tournament. With hopes to return to Reno with another trophy to add to their season’s collection, the team walked away with – yes, another trophy – but more impressively, the NPDA Season Sweepstakes National Title.
(Editor's Note: This is the third What Works column by Carson City Business Coach Diane Dye Hansen. This column appears every Monday on Carson Now.)
Today, I want to talk to you about something that affects both business and life in general insecurity. There are many ways to feel insecure. We can feel insecure with ourselves, our talents, and our ability to achieve. Our jobs can make us feel insecure at times.
A 35-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday, March 20, on multiple misdemeanor warrant charges including contempt of court and larceny.
According to the arrest report, the sergeant for the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team was patrolling the area of William and Rand streets at around 10 p.m. when he observed the suspect and knew he had outstanding warrants for his arrest.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about a scam in which business owners have been contacted and warned their utilities would be shut off because their bill is delinquent.
Acts of vandalism again plagued Carson City streets overnight with at least three businesses and several vehicles hit with logs, stones, rocks and potatoes.
Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said the incident happened sometime over night with reports of vandalism continuing to come in this morning. The vandals appear to be targeting business and vehicles randomly, said Furlong.
Julia Teska has been appointed by Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval as state budget director replacing Jeff Mohlenkamp who will be leaving April 4. Teska is currently the deputy superintendent for Business and Support Services at the Department of Education.
2014 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.
The mileage rate for medical travel and for moving expenses for 2014 is 22 cents per mile. That is reduced from the 2013 rate of 23 cents per mile.
(Editor's Note: This is the second What Works column by Carson City Business Coach Diane Dye Hansen. This column appears every Monday on Carson Now.)
I have a confession to make. I have been found guilty. I was guilty of over-extending myself. I was guilty of focusing on hindsight, which is always 20/20, and taking a big emotional battering ram to my ego. I deserved to be locked up for putting pressure on myself that was so great that I felt like nothing was working. Why? It’s because I’m a dreamer.
This week on It's Your City, Bill Chernock, executive director of the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, discusses the region-wide Green Business Improvement Group program, otherwise known as Green BIG.
The Green Business Improvement Group is a cooperative made up of community leaders, environmental experts, and business leaders from Carson City, Douglas County and Lyon County.