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Still time to sign up for Caddyshack-themed Golf Fore The Kids Charity Children's Golf Tournament

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.

Hosted by the Carson City Downtown Business Association, the tournament will benefit the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada and the Eagle Valley Children's Home.

Three arrested on heroin possession charges in Carson City Tri-Net sting

Tri-Net Narcotics Task Force arrested three men Wednesday afternoon in Carson City on felony heroin possession charges as well as obstructing officers and drug paraphernalia.

The arrests went down at around 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of a Carson City fast food restaurant in the 300 block of William Street. According to task force officers, the men resisted arrest at first but were quickly detained.

Many theft-related crimes are preventable

Many petty larceny incidents in Carson City are entirely preventable. Most are crimes of opportunity where the thief's job is made easier by items left in plain view in cars and trucks, unlocked houses, bicycles, property that was not secured, and placing trust in untrustworthy "friends."

Here is a list of items stolen during late February to late April 2014 that were entirely preventable, had property owners taken actions to make sure they kept their belongings. Only half the items/cases have value of the property attached to them. Those that do, were worth almost $20,500.

Carson City sheriff's detectives release video, images of Rand Avenue liquor store robbery

The Carson City Sheriff's Office has released surveillance images of an armed robbery that happened Saturday at a Rand Avenue liquor store.

Dayton teen dies in Tuesday Highway 50 accident

An 18-year-old Dayton man died in a crash involving a big rig Tuesday on Highway 50 and Ambrose Lane in Dayton, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

David Arroyo Lamas died Tuesday night at Renown Medical Center in Reno. He was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Ana Laura Munoz, 18, of Carson City. She is in critical condition, said NHP Trooper Dave Gibson.

The driver of the big rig involved in the crash is Gary Alan Williams, 61, of St. George, Utah. He was also hospitalized with undisclosed injuries.

Carson City Sheriff's Office warns of new phone scam using law enforcement officers names

The Carson City Sheriff's Office is again receiving calls from the public in regards to money scams. The first one involves citizens being called and told that a warrant for their arrest has been issued for failure to show up for jury duty.

The caller identifies himself using an actual deputy or Nevada Highway Patrol officers name to convince the called party that this is real.

The caller has also given the name of current judges as being the ones who have signed the warrant. He will then try to convince the called party to send a MoneyPak or some other form of pre-paid debit card.

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The Nevada Artists Association is inviting artists from Northern Nevada and California to enter this art exhibit at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center Gallery. The "Spring Show" is open to all artists, NAA membership is not required. Opening April 28th this show runs through June 27th. The Gallery is open 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday.

Chamber presents Spirit of Enterprise Award to Congressman Amodei

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.

Carson High Teacher Found Dead in Arizona

The Carson City High School community is mourning the loss of one of their teachers, Debbie Elder. Maricopa County Medical Examiner's office told KRNV that Elder died in Arizona on Saturday. The Mesa Police Department said her death appears to be a suicide.

Carson City School District Superintendent Richard Stokes said Mrs. Elder was a 24-year teacher of the school district, teaching math at Carson High School and before that, Carson Middle School.

Nevada First Lady Promotes Denim Day

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — First lady Kathleen Sandoval is encouraging Nevadans to wear blue jeans on Wednesday as part of a campaign to promote Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Denim Day.

National Coin Week at State Museum

With the theme “Celebrating Civic Service,” Nevada State Museum and the Reno Coin Club joins coin collectors from across the United States for the 91st annual National Coin Week observation. The museum, which is site of the original U.S. Mint in Carson City, hosts celebrations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Common Core Standards for 2014-2015 Discussed

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The controversial educational platform known as Common Core took center stage in Carson City on Tuesday.

Old Scolari's Space in Carson City Receives Facelift

A 99 Cents Only Stores outlet is expected to open in half the old Scolari’s Food & Drug. Co. space on East William Street in Carson City, according to real estate and city planning people.

Carson rolls over Lancers 11-1

It was a cold one to say the least at Ron McNutt field in Carson City Tuesday, but that didn't slow down the Carson Senators as they rolled over the Lancers. After a scoreless top of the first inning, Carson needed no time warming up in the cold weather picking up three runs early in the bottom of the first with a couple of singles, a sacrifice fly and a booming double by Jace Zampirro.

Don Q's Nevada and Northern California fishing report for week of April 23-30

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.

Carson City man gets prison for liquor bottle attack

A Carson City man was sentenced Tuesday to a minimum of 40 months in prison for the injuries he caused when he hit a man in the head with a liquor bottle during a fight.

Dayton man arrested on felony burglary charge after confronting ex at restaurant

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.

Dog Town Rescue Adoption Event Saturday

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April 26, 2014 - 11:00am

Join Dog Town Rescue for our monthly adoption event at the Carson City PetCo, 911 Topsy Lane, Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

We have a great variety of family-friendly dogs just waiting to find their forever homes. All dogs are spayed/neutered, fully vaccinated, and are available for a $100 adoption donation.

See all of the available dogs at www.dogtownrescue.com

License plate sales fund Lake Tahoe environmental preservation projects

Nine projects have been awarded grants through the 2014 Lake Tahoe License Plate program, which generated around $350,000 last year from the sale of special plates through the DMV. Grant recipients were announced Tuesday by the Nevada Division of State Lands.

Grants are made available annually for projects that preserve and restore the natural environment of the Lake Tahoe Basin.

Two Care Flight helicopters sent after big rig crash in Dayton

UPDATE: Two people are in critical condition after a crash Tuesday on Highway 50 at Ambrose Lane in Dayton, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

NHP crash investigation details learned so far indicate a 2004 black Audi four-door vehicle making a left turn from Ambrose lane onto Highway 50 pulled in front of a red 2007 Wabash tractor pulling a trailer, said NHP Trooper Dave Gibson. The tractor struck the Audi in the drivers’ door with its front pushing it off onto the South shoulder.

Column: 2014 tax numbers for vehicle driving

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.

Two Carson City men jailed on multiple felony charges following burglary, vehicle chase

Two men were arrested Monday and face multiple felony charges after they allegedly stole a vehicle and then went to Kohl's where they stole an Xbox and then led Carson City sheriff's deputies on a brief chase.

Jacob Andrew Pacheaco, 27, and Danny Maxfield Jr., 37, were arrested separately, with Maxfield jumping out of a moving vehicle, suffering injuries which required him to go the hospital.

Carson City Symphony's 'Sagebrush Celebration' staged Sunday at community center

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April 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, continues its 30th season on Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4 p.m., with a concert, "Sagebrush Celebration," at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street in Carson City. Featured guest soloist is violinist Andrew Sords in his third appearance with the Symphony, playing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

Violinist Andrew Sords Performs Sunday in Carson City Symphony's 'Sagebrush Celebration'

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April 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, continues its thirtieth season on Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4 p.m., with a concert, "Sagebrush Celebration," at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street in Carson City. Featured guest soloist is violinist Andrew Sords in his third appearance with the Symphony, playing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

Firefighting Sheep Return to Carson City

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Carson City welcomed what's become an annual spring contingent of four-legged firefighters.

ROVER Reaches Out to Veterans in Rural Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Veterans living in rural Nevada will likely have the opportunity to meet with a Veterans Services officer without having to leave town. ROVER, which stands for "Rural Outreach for Veterans Enrichment and Resources," is the way the State Department of Veterans Services (DVS) provides Veterans Administration (VA) services in small towns. The ROVER program has upcoming visits scheduled in Battle Mountain, Hawthorne, Silver Springs and Winnemucca.

Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show this Friday and Saturday

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April 25, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Third Annual Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show will take place at the Recreation Center, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., in South Lake Tahoe, CA, this weekend. The popular event will be open 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Friday, April 25th,and from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Admission is free to the public.

Capital Crossfire: Drones – Balancing Privacy with the Need for Innovation

The latest edition of Capital Crossfire explores drones and their future in Nevada. Join Karl Neathammer and Shelly Aldean with guests Steve Tackes, a senior partner of Kaempfer Crowell Law and Karl Hutter, COO of Click Bond, a local manufacturing company in Carson City as they discuss new developments in the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“Drones”) and the regulatory challenges associated with their use.

Law enforcement agencies warn of telephone scam targeting grandparents

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 native Daria Leid named AstroTurf-KCAC Softball Pitcher of the Week

Kansas Wesleyan’s Daria Leid has been selected as the AstroTurf-KCAC Pitcher of the Week for her efforts in helping the Coyotes to a 4-0 record last week.

Leid, a senior from Carson City, Nev., went 2-0 on the week, as Wesleyan beat Friends 3-2 behind her complete game performance and beat Bethel 10-0 in a run-rule shortened game on Saturday in Newton.

Against Friends, Leid held Friends to just three hits and two runs, while striking out six as KWU beat the Falcons 3-2. Friends batted just .130 as a team in the game, well below their season average of .329.

First Lady to Launch Strong Start Nevada Campaign

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April 22, 2014 - 10:00am

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.

Northern Nevada earthquakes will be focus of Friday WNC Earth Week lecture

What’s Shakin’ in Northern Nevada along the Sierra Front? According to Western Nevada College Geology Professor Winnie Kortemeier, plenty. She will present a free slide/lecture presentation on earthquakes on Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m., as part of WNC Earth Week activities.

Dr. Kortemeier will focus her remarks on earthquakes in our area.

“Nevada is one of the most tectonically active states in the U.S.,” she said. She will discuss why this part of the state is so active, “and what you can do to protect yourself in your home if a damaging earthquake should occur.”

Tip-a-Cop Fundraiser Thursday at Applebee's to benefit Special Olympics Nevada

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April 24, 2014 - 11:00am

Thursday, April 24 is the Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser at Applebee's in Carson City, Reno, and Sparks. Come out and have a great meal and donate to a great cause. There will be local law enforcement officers and Special Olympic athletes at the event to help out. Lunch is from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and dinner is 5 to 9 p.m. Hope to see you there.

There Carson City Applebee's is located at 3300 S Carson St. Go here for more information.

Man jailed after allegedly injuring mother when she attempted to call 911 for help

Carson City sheriff's deputies arrested a man Sunday after he allegedly tried to take a cell phone away from his mother who was attempting to call 911 for help after he became violent with her.

The Gardnerville man, Blane Allen Frazier, was arrested to the area of Highway 395 and I-580 freeway at 3:58 p.m. He faces a felony charge of preventing a victim from reporting a crime and lesser charges of domestic battery and open container.

What Works: Hunting down opportunities

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.

Arbor Day 5k Fun Run/Walk this Saturday in Carson City

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April 26, 2014 - 10:00am

The Carson City Shade Tree Council's annual Arbor Day event this year is being held this Saturday at 10am. Join us and our sponsors for a fun-filled 5k fun run/walk at the Riverview Park in Carson City.

Riverview Park is located at the end of East 5th Street, next to the Korean War Memorial. There is parking and facilities to accommodate the whole family.

Sheep graze 10 years after Waterfall fire

The bleating of sheep while they’re feeding on cheat grass in western Carson City should be a comforting sound for those who remember the roar of the 2004 Waterfall fire.

'Sagebrush Celebration' recital features composer Carson Cooman, violinist Andrew Sords

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April 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Carson City Symphony Association presents an intimate evening of Music, Conversation, Champagne, and Dessert on Friday, April 25, 7:30 p.m., at a private home in Jacks Valley, south of Carson City.

General admission is $25; Symphony Assoc. members $20; and youth age 16 and under free. Tickets are available at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall, online at CCSymphony.com, or reserve by calling 775-883-4154. Address and directions will be provided with tickets.

It's Your City with Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd

Carson City Supervisor Karen Abowd gives a recap on the actions taken by the Board of Supervisors at its April 17, 2014 meeting.

At the meeting Supervisors again approved an ordinance allowing for a 1/8-cent sales tax for public infrastructure projects including:

Wind, rain and snow in the Sierra expected to arrive with weather system

A low pressure system will push a strong cold front through the Carson City region beginning Monday night, producing gusty winds, rain and snow showers and much colder temperatures, according to the National Weather Service.

WNC's Specialty Crop Institute hosts native plant and seed production workshop

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May 17, 2014 - 9:00am

Native plants provide stunning, hardy and drought-resistant landscapes while benefiting the environment. Increasing demand for these plants provides opportunities to Nevada's farmers.

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute offers a Native Plant and Seed Production workshop, Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., at WNC Carson Campus, 2201 W. College Parkway in Carson City. The workshop includes a tour of Comstock Seed farm and seed cleaning operation in Gardnerville. Cost is $35. Lunch is included.

Armed robbery reported at Rand Avenue liquor store

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.

WNC Softball: Wildcats win thriller over North Idaho College

Nobody would have blamed Katilyn Covione if she had opted for the safety of the Wildcats’ dugout after taking a ball off the side of her face in the sixth inning on Saturday.

As Covione knelt on the ground and dealt with the pain of fouling a pitch off the side of her face, she focused on shaking off the injury and continuing her at-bat. A day earlier, she missed Western Nevada College’s two games against North Idaho after a pregame grounder cut her mouth and gave her an unrelenting headache.

Carson City area road report for week of April 21-27

Road construction projects around Carson City and Lake Tahoe are underway. Carson City Public Works reports the following projects for the week: There will be lane closures and traffic control on Fairview Drive at the intersection with Carson Street from 8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22.

Indoor Bounce House Facility in Carson!

Bounce Party is the only indoor bounce house party facility in Carson City - Bounce Party is the perfect place to host your party or special event.You will always get special one-on-one attention and most of all, you and your guests will have fun here.

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Parents need a date night?

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April 25, 2014 - 6:00pm

Bounce Party has started a new opportunity for customers that they call "Date Night." The next date is Friday, April 25. This is a "drop in" event in which parents can drop off their 5 years old and up child at Bounce Party and have a night out on the town.

Moped rider injures ankle in a crash on College Parkway

Carson City Fire Department was dispatched late this morning to a single-vehicle accident involving a moped rider in the 1900 block of College Parkway.

The adult female rider was said to have possibly fractured her ankle in the accident, reported to dispatch at 11:23 a.m. Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies were re-routing traffic around the scene.

No other vehicles appear to have been involved, according to deputies on the scene.

Ron Wood center to honor John Hurzel as Community Leader of the Year at Governor's Mansion

Ron Wood Family Resource Center honors John Hurzel of Carson City.
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May 17, 2014 - 3:00pm

Ron Wood Family Resource Center in Carson City will honor John Hurzel for his service to children, families and the community on May 17, 2014 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Governor's Mansion.

John is a long time resident of Carson City and contributes his efforts toward enhancing the lives of many through his culinary talents and selfless generosity. John offers his expertise to youth interested in the culinary arts and has been a supporter of many non-profit organizations with a healthy nutritional focus.

Women to Women with Sally Zola and Brenda Silis of Capital City Circles Initiative

This week's Women to Women Nevada guests are Sally Zola and Brenda Silis. Both are involved in the Capital City Circles Initiative in Carson City.

This community effort is maintained to help elevate people out of poverty by creating healthy relationships that cross economic and social barriers to help establish self-reliance.

Carson City man stopped for speeding arrested on weapon and warrant charges

A 43-year-old Carson City man was arrested Thursday in the 1000 block of Roop Street on a gross misdemeanor charge of possessing a dangerous weapon and four lessor charges including two warrants for failure to appear in court.

According to the Carson City Sheriff's Office arrest report, deputies responded to the Roop location to assist Sgt. Scott McDaniel on a traffic stop, where the man was stopped on suspicion of driving 45 mph in a 25 mph zone.

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