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Steven David Calcaterra

Oct. 15, 1979 - July 9, 2014 Steven David Calcaterra, age 34, passed away July 9th, at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Cente...

HopeFest around the corner, Dick Campagni’s Carson City Toyota donates new car for 7th year

Event Date: 
August 22, 2014 (All day)

Bring your family, friends, and lawn chair to this community celebration in support of area cancer patients in need.

Admission is FREE. Tickets for sizzlin' BBQ, hand-crafted beer, unique wines and a chance to win a new car or $10,000 cash are FOR SALE.

When: Friday, August 22, 2014

Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center named 5th 'Most Beautiful Hospital' in U.S.

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center in Carson City has been recognized by Soliant Health, one of the largest healthcare staffing companies in the country, as the 5th Most Beautiful Hospital in the United States.

The initial hospitals were nominated and then a record setting number of 248,116 votes were tallied to determine the winners.

Carson Tahoe HopeFest 2014

Event Date: 
August 22, 2014 (All day)

Annual benefit concert supporting local cancer patients. Nationally famed folk-rock band, Antsy McClain and The Trailer Park Troubadours known for their cowboy jazz, Tex-Mex waltzes, country ballads and soulful R&B dance tunes will headline the seventh annual event.

MDVIP Personalized Healthcare Comes to Carson City

Merritt W. Dunlap, MD, AAFP, has affiliated with MDVIP, the leader in personalized healthcare with nearly 700 affiliates nationwide. MDVIP’s personalized healthcare program empowers people to reach their health and wellness goals through in-depth knowledge, expertise and one-on-one coaching with some of the finest primary care doctors in America. Dunlap is the first doctor in Northern Nevada to affiliate with MDVIP.

Nevada Business Group on Health Hosts Benefit Plan Design Seminar on June 12

Event Date: 
June 12, 2014 - 11:30am

The Nevada Business Group on Health announces its Building Common Knowledge presentation on the topic of Value-Based Benefit Design, a health benefit savings strategy that draws on a variety of incentive strategies that address the way health insurance plans are structured and utilized by employees and their dependents.

The seminar, led by benefit design thought-leader and Executive Director of the Mississippi Business Group on Health, Murray Harber will be held at noon at the Atlantis Hotel and Casino on June 12, 2014.

Carson City weekend arrests include several felony and misdemeanor-related offenses

The Carson City Sheriff's Office made several felony and misdemeanor arrests over the weekend, many for drug offenses and court warrants.

A 47-year-old Carson City man, Jon Michael Dietmeier, was arrested Friday, 11:07 p.m. in the 2600 block of Highway 50 East by Carson City sheriff's SET officers on felony drug and weapon charges.

Carson Tahoe SPCA to hold 'Kitten Shower'

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May 17, 2014 - 1:00pm

Please join us for our first "Kitten Shower" of 2014. We will have a dozen of the most adorable kittens looking for loving homes. Our $75.00 adoption fee covers spay/neuter, micro chip and vaccinations! We will be in the dog training area at the Carson City PetSmart and you're welcome to come play with these little spitfires. Not looking to adopt right now? Please consider a donation of dry or wet kitten food, litter or toys. We could sure use some help with this very busy kitten season.

Nevada’s first-time Moms can enroll in free mobile health program

Immunize Nevada and the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health met Tuesday at Carson Tahoe Women’s Health Institute for an event to educate Nevadans about Text4baby and to encourage expecting and first time mothers to do something for themselves this Mother’s Day and enroll in Text4baby.

The speakers, including Senator Ben Kieckhefer, from Washoe District 16; Vickie Ives, a representative from the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health; and Julia Peek, a mother of two and Text4baby user, spoke about the benefits of the program in helping build strong Nevada families.

Structure fire at Carson City Inn leads to evacuations

Carson City firefighters responded early Saturday evening to a fire at the Carson City Inn, in the 1900 block of North Carson Street. At least one person was injured.

Evacuation of the complex was in place soon after firefighters arrived when it was reported at 5:41 p.m. Flames and smoke were coming from the building as firefighters arrived, with a smoke plume coming from stairwells near the point of origin, according firefighters on scene.

Man booked into Carson City Jail on felony warrant of lewdness with a child

A 52-year-old Bryan Circle man was arrested Thursday on a felony warrant charge of lewdness with a child under the age of 14, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office.

John Andrew Zglinski was taken into at 10:39 a.m. after deputies arrived at his home to serve him the warrant, issued April 28, 2014 out of Carson City Justice Court. When deputies arrived, the door to Zglinski's home was open and he walked outside, according to the arrest report. Bail was set at $150,000.

In other arrests:

East Fork Fire District Celebrates Promotion of Six to Firefighter/Paramedic

East Fork Fire and Paramedic Districts recently announced the promotion of six firefighters to firefighter/paramedic. The six firefighters attended paramedic school through REMSA/UNR in groups of two while still working as firefighters with East Fork over the last three years.

All six of the firefighters: Jeff Cates, Matt Smith, Roby Safford, Clayton Peterson, Steve Koontz and Zac Pedersen graduated with a GPA of 3.6 or greater from the year-long program.

Wheeler spokesman: Assemblyman gets two stents but doesn't have heart problem

Minden Republican Assemblyman Jim Wheeler had two stents implanted on Saturday but his spokesman says it wasn't a result of a heart attack and the press was wrong to say he had one, according to a news release.

Nevada District 39 Assemblyman, Jim Wheeler, checked into the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center Hospital early this Saturday morning after awakening with chest pains, said his press spokesman Steve Donahue.

Here is the news release:

CTH Auxiliary Hosts Annual Benefit Rummage Sale

Event Date: 
May 2, 2014 - 8:00am

The Carson Tahoe Health Auxiliary hosts a rummage sale Friday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, May 3, 8 a.m. to noon at the Eagles Lodge, 1380 E. 5th St. (between Roop and Saliman streets) in Carson City.

Donations for the sale are also needed. Items can be taken to the Eagles Lodge, Wednesday, April 30 and Thursday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Auxiliary members will be there to accept your donations. NO LARGE APPLIANCES, COMPUTERS, OR EXERCISE EQUIPMENT PLEASE!

For more information, call Gwenn at 775-220-6116.

Man jailed Monday after making threats, charged with breaking glass window at Carson City Jail

A 41-year-old man, arrested earlier this week after allegedly making threats directed at the president and a Carson Tahoe Hospital doctor, faces a gross misdemeanor charge of causing damage to Carson City jail property after he broke a window with a cup.

According to a Carson City Sheriff's Office report, the inmate called a jail deputy to the cell door where food is passed. The jail deputy, on two occasions, asked what the man needed but didn't get a response.

Carson City man arrested at motel on suspicion of felony parole and probation violation

A 27-year-old Carson City man was arrested early Tuesday morning and placed on a felony parole and probation hold after allegedly violating conditions of his alternative sentencing agreement.

Mark Edward Davis was booked into Carson City Jail on the charge after being arrested at a motel in the 2700 block of South Carson Street. A Reno man was also arrested on a misdemeanor warrant.

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center earns Gold Seal of Approval for Accreditation

Carson Tahoe Health Earns Gold Seal of Approval From Joint Commission

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center has recently earned Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

The Joint Commission is the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. As the only Joint Commission accredited hospital in the Carson City, Douglas County region, the award acknowledges Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center’s dedication to continuous compliance and health care excellence with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.

Fights, foot chases and felony drug arrests keep Carson City deputies busy over weekend

A 19-year-old Carson City man was arrested Sunday on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges after a chase through a field near Highway 50 and Fairview Drive.

Hector Cervantes is being held in Carson City Jail without bail on a parole violation charge and $10,428 bail for other charges.

According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies responded at 12:31 a.m. to the 2800 block of Century Drive where there had been several people outside a home yelling and screaming. It turned out to be a large house party where several underage people were drinking.

Battle Born Birthday Cake Celebration Friday at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center

Nevadans are invited to be a part of history Friday and attend the Battle Born Birthday Cake Celebration taking place at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center in Carson City from 1 to 6 p.m.

A signature Nevada 150 event, the festivities will commemorate the 150th anniversary of when President Lincoln signed an act passed by Congress enabling the Nevada Territory to write a constitution, which was our first step toward Statehood.

Connee Diaz Moore

July 13, 1936 - February 27, 2014 Connee Diaz Moore passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at Carson Tahoe Regional H...

Volunteers are in the mix of Nevada’s 150th Birthday Cake

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.

Dancing with the Carson City Stars strike a pose

Carson City Supervisor Jim Shirk and dance partner Robin Kato were judged winners of Saturday night's Dancing with the Carson City Stars competition.

Constance Alexander

Constance Alexander, 70, passed away Saturday evening February 15 at Carson Tahoe Hospital. Originally born Constance Joan Long, she ...

V&T Wine, Cheese and Dessert Train set for April 12

Event Date: 
April 12, 2014 - 9:30am

The Fifth Annual V&T Wine, Cheese and Dessert Train, sponsored by the Carson Tahoe Health Auxiliary, will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

The Train departs Carson City Eastgate Depot at 10:00am for a trip through the Comstock to Virginia City and will return to Carson City at 3:00pm. Tickets are $70.00 per person. Ticket includes: Wine, Cheese and Dessert to and from Virginia City, lunch in Virginia City, a shuttle to and from the Virginia City station to Main Street, plus other amenities.

Prestige and Carson Tahoe Health to provide senior care services to Carson City region

Prestige Care and Prestige Senior Living, leaders in skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, announced plans Tuesday to join with Carson Tahoe Health to expand senior care services and offer comprehensive memory care to Carson City residents and their families.

As a first step in the relationship, the organizations will develop a community with 40 units for memory care services on the Carson Tahoe Specialty Medical Center campus. Construction will begin in 2014.

Carson City driver injured in crash with school bus

The driver of a car collided with the rear end of school bus late Friday morning near the intersection of Highway 50 East and Lompa Lane. The bus didn't have any children inside.

The driver of the car was taken by ambulance to Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries, said Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Lopez. She was issued a citation for the crash. The driver of the bus was not injured.

Dancing with the Carson City Stars Returns Feb. 22

When the Carson City version of Dancing with the Stars spins into action on Saturday, Feb. 22, it will be the product of months of preparation and legwork from more than 10 local celebrity dancers.

Grace D. Flinn

3/4/1938 - 2/10/2014 Ms. Flinn died on February 10, 2014 at Carson Tahoe Hospital with her daughters and surviving sisters by her sid...

Carson City man arrested on suspicion of felony child abuse

A Carson City man was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony child abuse. Terry Ray Kilfian was arrested in the 2200 block of Roop Street at 12:19 p.m.

According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies met with the 12-year-old victim who claimed his father punched him in the face, then kicked him on the side in his ribs. The child had visible injuries to his neck, face and ribcage, according to the arrest report.

Fourth annual CHS Safe Grad 5k Run/Walk set for Saturday, Feb. 15

Event Date: 
February 15, 2014 - 10:00am

Please join us next Saturday, February 15 for the fourth annual PTSA Carson High School Safe Grad - Safe and Sober 5K Run/Walk to be held at the Carson High School Track and Field with the race start time of 10:00am.

You can still register for the race at www.race360.com or at CV Sports on February 12th from 5 to 8pm. Even though online registrations ends on Wednesday, there will be late registration available the day of the race.

Carson Nugget director of finance Denise Darling elected to nonprofit health care board

The Nevada Business Group on Health, a non-profit organization dedicated to representing more than 70 Northern Nevada employers and their employees in matter related to cost-effective health, health care and health insurance products and services, has appointed Denise Darling, director of finance at Carson Nugget Casino in Carson City, to its board of directors.

Carson City Sheriff: Woman in hospital murder-suicide attempt dies, husband faces murder charge

The victim of Sunday morning's shooting at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center has died, said Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.

The victim, Francis Dresser, 86, and her husband, lived of Douglas County. Carson City sheriff’s detectives have amended the arrest charges for William Dresser, Francis’ husband, to murder. Dresser remains in custody on suicide watch at the Carson City Jail on $225,000 bond.

Elderly man accused of shooting paralyzed wife at Carson City hospital intended to kill her, himself

An 88-year-old Minden man accused of shooting his wife at a Carson City hospital on Sunday told the arresting officer that he put four bullets in a handgun with the intent of killing the woman and himself, saying she had recently become paralyzed in an accident.

Hospital gunman identified as husband of victim; woman flown to Renown trauma unit with life threatening injuries

This story has been updated with new details about the elderly suspect and possible motive in Sunday's hospital shooting in Carson City. Go here for the update.

Carson Tahoe Health, University of Utah Health Care partner to improve specialist access

Officials from Carson Tahoe Health announced a new partnership Thursday with Salt Lake City-based University of Utah Health Care that will extend the resources of a premier academic medical center to Carson City, Douglas County, Dayton and the surrounding communities.

The agreement formalizes a long tradition of collaboration between the two health care providers.

Carson Tahoe Wound Healing Center expands, adds hyperbaric oxygen chamber

More than 8 million people in the U.S. suffer from non-healing wounds, which are often impeded by such diseases and conditions as diabetes, obesity, aging and the late effects of radiation therapy.

The newly expanded Carson Tahoe Center for Wound Healing is located on the second floor of the Carson Tahoe Specialty Medical Center at 775 Fleischmann Dr. in Carson City. The center now provides the latest advanced treatments to help these patients heal and with a faster recovery times.

Susan G. Cummins

Feb. 23, 1949 - Dec. 12, 2013 On December 12, 2013 Susan G. Cummins of Dayton NV, passed away at the Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City following a lengthy illness. She was...

Lois Sylvia Gallina

November 15, 1929 - November 27, 2013 Lois Sylvia Gallina, 64.26beloved wife, sister, aunt and friend of Carson City who passed away unexpectedly at Carson Tahoe Hospital on ...

Lois Sylvia Gallina

November 15, 1929 - November 27, 2013 Lois Sylvia Gallina, 64.26beloved wife, sister, aunt and friend of Carson City who passed away unexpectedly at Carson Tahoe Hospital on ...

Carson Tahoe Health Hosts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Course

Carson Tahoe Health in Carson City was selected by the International Order of Forensic Nurses as the West Coast site for the clinical portion of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) training course. The training took place on November 18 and 19 at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center where 15 nurses were certified, four of which are employed by Carson Tahoe Health.

Carson Tahoe Health’s Sierra Surgery Hospital earns top quality care recognition

Sierra Surgery Hospital, in partnership with Carson Tahoe Health in Carson City, has been named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.

The Joint Commission recognized Sierra Surgery Hospital for exemplary performance using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care. Specifically, Sierra Surgery Hospital was recognized for its excellence in surgical care.

Obituary: Howard J. Spreeman

March 19, 1921 - Oct. 16, 2013 Howard J. Spreeman passed away at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center on October 16, 2013. He was born in Appleton, Wisconsin and g...

Dog Town and Carson Tahoe SPCA adoption event this weekend

dog rescue
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Repeats every day until Sun Nov 17 2013 .
November 15, 2013 - 11:00am
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November 16, 2013 - 11:00am
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November 17, 2013 - 11:00am

Dogs, puppies, cats and kittens will be taking over Carson City PetSmart this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for National Adoption Weekend. Dog Town Canine Rescue and Carson Tahoe SPCA will be at PetSmart from 11-3 each day

Annual Cancer Run, Sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Association of REALTORS® and PrimeLending, Raises $8,000

The 5th Annual Cancer Sucks 5k held last month and presented by The Sierra Nevada Association of REALTORS® and PrimeLending was a huge success! The event brought out over 320 walkers and runners, many adorned in the color pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month. The proceeds from the event totaled close to $8,000 and will benefit local cancer patients through The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation.

South Lake Tahoe man faces felony stalking, three gross misdemeanor charges

A 44-year-old South Lake Tahoe man faces a felony stalking charge and gross misdemeanor charges of libel and two counts of intimidating a public officer.

Todd Christian Robben was transported Nov. 9, 11 a.m. from El Dorado County Jail to Carson City Jail on a Carson Township warrant. Robben had signed a waiver of extradition in Superior Court in the state of California, according to the arrest report.

Health care specialists to shed light on Affordable Care Act for Carson City employers

Event Date: 
December 4, 2013 - 11:30am

Employers wanting to know about what to expect from the Affordable Care Act are invited to a Carson City luncheon next month hosted by the Nevada Business Group on Health.

The “Look into Your Future” luncheon on Dec. 4 will feature guest speaker Russ Sullivan, attorney and vice president of Health Care Solutions for the Associated Industries of Massachusetts, who will present an interactive session that draws upon lessons from Massachusetts’ seven-year health care reform experience. Sullivan will provide insight into how to prepare for the changes ahead.

Obituary: Paul Alan Laird

May 3, 1966 - Nov. 1, 2013 Paul Alan Laird passed away at his home on November 1, 2013 after a two- year battle with brain cancer. Paul was born at Carson Tahoe Ho...

Obituary: Elinor P. Zito

Jan. 26, 1939 - Oct. 30, 2013 Elinor Patricia Zito, loving wife, aunt, cousin and friend, passed away peacefully at Carson Tahoe Hospital on October 30, 2013. She ...

Obituary: Joseph O’Neill Tapp

Feb. 12, 1919 - Oct. 29, 2013 Joseph O’Neill Tapp died October 29, 2013 at Carson Tahoe Hospital. He was born in Puritan, Colorado on February 12th, 1919, in a coa...

Carson City woman jailed on felony child abuse charge; 2-year-old son suffers fractured skull

A 30-year-old Carson City woman faces a felony child abuse charge after her two-year-old son was treated for a fractured skull at Carson Tahoe Hospital.

Ivette Olmos-Campos, was arrested Oct. 21, the hospital. She admitted to Carson City Sheriff's Office investigators that she had been abusing her son for the past four months, hitting him with a wood stick and knocking him unconscious.

According to the arrest report, officers were dispatched to Carson Tahoe Hospital in reference to a report that the 2-year-old suffered from a fractured skull.

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