Here is the video of the Feb. 27 candidates forum hosted by the Carson City Republican Central Committee.
The candidates who participated (in order of their appearance):
Mark Krueger, candidate for Carson City District Attorney (0:00)
Jason Woodbury, candidate for Carson City District Attorney (8:54)
Adam Laxalt, candidate for Nevada Attorney General (18:45)
Dan Schwartz, candidate for Nevada State Treasurer (28:18)
Ken Furlong, candidate for Carson City Sheriff (34:55)
Don Gibson, candidate for Carson City Sheriff (43:23)
Today Lori Bagwell pointed to the Plan of Expenditure at the Board of Supervisors meeting and asked for clarification before the Board took its final vote on the 8th of a cent sales tax increase.
Carson City Sheriff’s Sgt. Daniel Gonzales announced today that he filed to run for Sheriff of Carson City with the Carson City Elections Department.
Gonzales is running for Sheriff with the goal of increasing integrity, transparency, and accountability in the Sheriff’s Office, as well as restructuring the department to put more deputies in positions to better serve Carson City. “I understand today’s issues and have the vision to meet tomorrow’s challenges.”
The Carson City Council of the United States Navy League will hold its first meeting of the New Year on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 in the Banquet Room at Casino Fandango, 3800 S. Carson St., Carson City.
This is a change of location. The dinner hour will begin after 6:15 PM. Attendees will be accessing the Casino Buffett from the Banquet Room. Our speaker will be Katherine (Kat) Miller, Col. USA, ret., the Executive Director of the Nevada Office of Veterans Services. She is a 34 year veteran of the US Army and a Military Correctional Specialist.
The public is invited to the 2014 Nevada Poetry Out Loud Competition State Finals at the Siena Hotel Spa Casino Ballroom in Reno Saturday, March 15, from noon to 3 p.m.
Fifteen students who gained the status of district finalists after a series of local competitions will vie for awards totaling $4,000 for the first, second and third place winners and their respective schools.
The Carson City Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the Spring Citizen Fire Academy beginning April 2, 2014 and meeting weekly on Wednesday's until May 21, 2014.
Applications can be found at the Carson City Fire Department on Stewart Street or the Carson City Fire Deaprtment website here; all applications must be turned in by Monday, March 31, 2014.
A Carson City man was arrested Wednesday and faces a gross misdemeanor charge of possession a dangerous weapon after he allegedly told his ex-wife that he would shoot it out with the cops and kill or be killed, and would kill himself before he would be captured.
In an effort to put more Nevadans back to work, Nevada JobConnect will host a special campaign in Carson City, Douglas County, and Lyon County to get more employers to list their job openings with the state’s One-Stop Employment Centers.
Nevada JobConnect and the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) Employment Security Division are inviting employers to participate in its second Job Quest campaign being held in Carson City from March 10, 2014 to March 15, 2014.
Carson City Ward 2 Supervisor Brad Bonkowski will hold three informational meetings in March. The first, his monthly “Breakfast with Brad,” takes place Friday, March 7, at 7:30 am at the Cracker Box restaurant. All Carson City residents are invited to attend and ask questions or provide input about Carson City issues.
UPDATE: Carson City Supervisors reaffirmed its Feb. 20 meeting decision on an 1/8th cent sales tax question with a second 4 to 1 vote favoring plans.
Tax money will go to build a new animal services facility, a new multi-purposes athletic center, street and pedestrian improvements in the downtown area and Carson Street and William Street/Highway 50 East commercial corridors, and Community Center improvements.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit hosted a group of students from the Gifted and Academically Talented Education program from the Carson City School District Wednesday at the Fuji Park Pavilion.
Twenty-seven 6th and 7th grade students from Eagle Valley and Carson Middle Schools spent the day with the K9 Unit learning how the dogs work in drug detection, patrol work, and tracking. Demonstrations were done with the dogs and their handlers giving the students first hand experience at just what the teams are capable of.
Because art builds communities, the Nevada Arts Council is examining the efforts, wants and needs of towns across the state as it builds a three-year plan to support local efforts.
The Arts Council is launching a series of local arts town meetings to engage in conversations with Nevadans. Staff plans to explore the cultural needs of large and small communities, the role of the arts in the Silver State and to evaluate NAC’s role as a state agency.
The family of a 31-year-old Carson CIty pedestrian who was struck on Highway 50 near Stateline at Lake Tahoe in the early morning hours of Aug. 10, 2013 seeks help in locating the driver who fled the scene, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
Cody J. Dobson was walking on the highway, or may have stumbled from the adjacent sidewalk, just east of the MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa at approximately 3:13 am prior to being struck by a motor vehicle, said NHP Trooper Chuck Allen.
Black Rock Solar began construction in late February on two new Carson City area photovoltaic arrays: 324 ground-mounted panels at Sierra Lutheran High School and 193 rooftop panels at Silver State Charter Schools.
That means 135 kW of clean energy from the sun powering the 91-student Christian school and the 7th to 12th-grade charter school. It also means an annual utility-bill savings of more than $19,000 for the two schools – that’s $19,000 that can go toward expanded educational opportunities within the Carson City and Douglas County communities.
Jenni Jeffers will present “Owls in Nevada” from 1-2 pm, Saturday, March 8 at the Nevada State Museum’s Family Fun Saturday program. A biologist for the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Jeffers will bring some of the live owl species native to Nevada and explain their life history.
Tickets are available at 9 a.m. The museum will offer a science activity from 10 a.m. to noon in the Discovery Lab, that includes examples of bird’s nests, feathers and eggs, and an opportunity to dissect an owl pellet.
Misti Gower is known by co-workers at Nevada’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as a cake baker extraordinaire. So, no one was surprised when she and Heidi Englund of the Nevada Historical Society agreed to create a 13 foot wide by 21 foot long cake in the shape of Nevada to commemorate the great cake caper of 1964.
The monumental undertaking has started to come together as DCNR colleagues and others have jumped in to help bake, build and serve the 1,300 pound confection.
Carson City Sheriff's Office detectives arrested the fiance who was a passenger with Desiree Bragg the night Leonardo Cardoza, who is on trial for murder, allegedly rammed his minivan into the side of Bragg's mother's home, pinning and killing her.
Steven Gilbert Castro Jr., 20, was arrested in Yuba City, Calif., Tuesday where he is facing a felony charge of being a material witness avoiding testimony. Castro also faces a misdemeanor charge of being in violation of a suspended sentence out of Carson City Justice Court. That was filed Dec. 31, 2013.
“The Carson City Republican Central Committee, is hosting a program with Roger Hedgecock. You are invited to attend in room 3100 at the Nevada State Legislature on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Roger Allan Hedgecock, is a conservative talk radio host and former mayor of San Diego, California. His show is syndicated by Radio America.”
Submitted to Carson Now by Carol Howell
Here is what Ms, Howell did not state in the spirit of “transparency” which now has become the new “buzzword” in American and Nevada Politics!
It's back and better than ever: the 2014 edition of the Escape From Prison Hill trail half marathon and 10K races!The Escape from Prison Hill Half Marathon and 10K in Carson City, Nevada, is happening on Saturday, April 19. The Escape from Prison Hill Half Marathon is a challenging trail run with great views of the Sierra Nevada, Nevada valleys, and the Nevada State Prison! The 10K packs the same views and less-challenging terrain in a shorter distance.
CARSON CITY — Former Nevada law enforcement official "PK" O'Neill, filed Tuesday at the Secretary of State's office, as a Republican candidate for Assembly District 40. The seat is currently held by former Carson Supervisor and retiring two term Assemblyman Pete Livermore, who is endorsing "PK's" candidacy.
He described O'Neill as "a once in a lifetime candidate." Pete said, "I wholeheartedly endorse him and am giving my total support to "PK" O'Neill on becoming the next representative for Assembly District 40."
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 March 6-12, 2014.
There is a lot of misinformation circulating regarding Carson City’s possible future involvement with the Empire Ranch Golf Course. I have heard and read many inaccurate statements regarding what actions, if any, the city might take in regards to the course. I want to help clear that up, and address the facts as I understand them.
The Carson City Fire Department will allow open burning March 15 to April 6, 2014. The purpose of the open burn period is to provide residents an opportunity to dispose of accumulated weeds and yard debris.
The Carson City Rainbow Girls announce their Spring Strut 5K race. Join us at Riverview Park on the first Saturday morning of spring, March 22 at 7 a.m. All runners get a t-shirt and in addition there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers for men and women. All children will get a free Kids Meal at Buffalo Wild Wings.
The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 run for free with a paid adult. You can register online at Active.com or the day of the race.
Carson City Sheriff’s office detectives arrested 52-year-old man Tuesday morning for failing to register as a sex offender. Steven Houston was arrested in the 1300 block of Ashby Court by law officers.
Detectives served Houston an advisement letter to register within 48 hours from the Nevada Department of Public Safety Sex Offender Registration Unit last Thursday evening. Houston ignored his obligation to register as a convicted sex offender and was arrested, according to a news release.
Mark Krueger, Carson City Assistant District Attorney, officially filed to run for Carson City District Attorney on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The seat is being vacated by current Carson City District Attorney Neil A. Rombardo.
“I have extensive experience working with city government and the criminal justice system,” he said. “Carson City needs an experienced prosecutor, civil litigator and team leader to fill the important role of District Attorney and I bring that to the table.”
Karen Abowd, Supervisor Ward 1, filed for re-election on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, citing her desire to see through many projects currently in process, as well as her commitment to the future of Nevada’s Capital City.
“Carson City has gone through some tough economic times and continues to,” Abowd said. “We have needed to be careful in our planning and how we spend available dollars in order to create sustainable, relevant opportunities that have immediate positive impacts, and build a future we can be proud to leave our children and grandchildren.”
The Carson City Republican Central Committee, is hosting a program with Roger Hedgecock. You are invited to attend in room 3100 at the Nevada State Legislature on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Roger Allan Hedgecock, is a conservative talk radio host and former mayor of San Diego, California. His show is syndicated by Radio America.
The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is developing applications for Off Highway Vehicle Cooperative Funds for the upcoming 2012/2013 grant cycle. We are developing three preliminary applications to the Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division in Sacramento.
On Monday morning, Sheriff Kenny Furlong walked across the court house parking lot and filed for re-election of the position he’s held for the last 11 years. Kenny and Undersheriff Steve Albertsen expressed their enthusiasm, not only for the community wide accomplishments that have been witnessed, but also for the positive direction that Carson City appears to be headed.
A 28-year-old Carson City woman was arrested Sunday on a felony fugitive from justice warrant out of Nevada County, Calif., and two misdemeanor-related charges. Jerilyn Grace Aldrich, was booked into the Carson City Jail on $11,244 bail.
State Controller Kim Wallin was the first of several state politicians to file for office yesterday in Carson City, officially kicking off the 2014 election season.
UPDATE: Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong reports that a 17-year-old male juvenile was taken into custody Monday night and faces vandalism charges involving a spree early Sunday in which at least 40 victims were targeted.
Furlong said the male was "somewhat" cooperative and arrested mid-evening. A second juvenile has been identified but was uncooperative. The suspect was arrested based on the surveillance video, taken in the area of Big O Tires on Hot Springs Road, said Furlong. The juvenile seen spray painting in the video below was arrested on suspicion of the vandalism.
John Wagner, a retired engineering instructor with Sony and 15-year-resident of Carson City filed Monday for the position of Assemblyman from District 40 held by Pete Livermore who decided not to run. Wagner filed as a member of the American Independent Party.
“After the two major parties, having caused major damage to the people of Nevada with massive tax increases and regulations, it is time for a change. The citizens of Nevada deserve better,” stated Wagner.
Sue Merriwether, Chief Deputy Clerk Recorder for Carson City, officially filed to run for the spot currently held by Alan Glover, who’s retiring after this term. Merriwether has 17 years of experience in the Clerk-Recorder’s office and has lived in the community for almost four decades.
“I’ve seen what Alan does on a daily basis, and I know how this office works. I’m ready to take this next step in making sure the Clerk-Recorder’s office continues to run smoothly.”
For more information about Sue Merriwether or to reach her for questions, please visit her website: www.suemerriwether.com.
High Sierra Swing Dance Club presents its monthly dance party March 22 at the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St., Carson City. At 6:30 p.m., Steve Dorman will teach an intermediate West Coast swing lesson. Social dance is 7:30-10 p.m. Partners are not required. Lesson $7 for HSSDC and any swing dance club members or $10 for nonmembers; dance $7 for members of swing clubs and $10 for nonmembers. Free beginner lesson starts at 6:30 p.m.
Northern Nevada Development Authority is proud to announce that LaBudde Group, through their Nevada subsidiary Clean Dried Processing, has expanded to Northern Nevada. Clean Dried Processing has opened a 150,000 square foot dual purpose manufacturing and distribution facility in Silver Springs.
Carson City Health and Human Services has received the following information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Two Carson City women face gross misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to obtain money through false pretense after allegedly using a Walmart receipt exchanging it out for cash.
The women, ages 45 and 50, were arrested Saturday at 12:23 p.m. According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the Walmart in the 3200 block of Market Street after store security had the pair detained.
A 35-year-old Carson City man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of felony grand larceny after allegedly stealing his father's truck.
Josh Baroni is being held on $25,000 bail. According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 600 block of of Kay Court in reference to a stolen vehicle.
Pitching decided the outcomes of a Scenic West Athletic Conference-opening baseball doubleheader Saturday at John L. Harvey Field in Carson City.
Freshman right-hander Max Karnos pitched a four-hit complete game to provide Western Nevada College with a 7-1 victory over Salt Lake in the opener, but the Bruins battled back for a 6-2 win in game two behind the stingy hurling of Jason Jourdan and Eric Carter.
“Salt Lake has a good team. We each won one; that’s about right,” WNC coach D.J. Whittemore said.
Where were you on Saturday? Did you wake up and go to breakfast at one of our many great restaurants, like Grandma Hattie’s, Red Hut, Adele’s, or at the café in Gold Dust West? Did you stay at one of our lovely hotels or bed and breakfast Inns?
A Care Flight helicopter was called early Sunday night to transport a man involved in an ATV rollover in the Ash Canyon area west of Carson City.
Rescue crews and a ranger used ATVs to get to the victim, initially reported to be two-thirds of the way up into the foothill canyon area that is known for its rocky, rough trail terrain.
Rob Heaton has opened Talents Athletic Center, a sports facility located in North Carson that offers programs on agility, speed, strength, conditioning, personal training and group program development for kids 5 to 18.
The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City has released its Spring Arts Education Catalog. You can view the courses below or go to the website here or learn more about it during a Saturday demonstration during the Downtown Carson City Wine Walk.
Program Director Tami Castillo Shelton reports the BAC is already seeing some its classes filling and its upcoming concert "Men of Worth" is selling fast. Call (775-883-1976).
I first saw a Smart Car in Paris. We were visiting my daughter who was studying abroad in the Fall of 2004. My wife took a photo of me standing behind the uber compact with my arms stretching from bumper to bumper. The design and size were like nothing I had seen in an automobile; it was very Euro.
Here is the Carson City road report for the week of March 3-9, 2014: On Tuesday, March 4, there will be flagger-controlled traffic on Sherman Lane between Airport Road and College Parkway.
The following roads will be closed from Monday through Thursday between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. due to utility work. Only local resident access will be allowed:
Please join RE-NU Salon and Spa in Carson City for a fundraiser Sunday to benefit our beautiful stylist Tiffani Barber who is gracefully battling brain cancer. The fundraiser runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the salon located 1894 East William Street.
We will be offering: