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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, himselfSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 1:04pm
Hospital gunman identified as husband of victim; woman flown to Renown trauma unit with life threatening injuriesSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Sun, 01/19/2014 - 12:45pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 $8,000Submitted by Carson Now Reader on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 10:52pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Carson City School District and Carson City Sheriff’s Office are partnering together to prevent substance abuse by celebrating National Red Ribbon Campaign the dates of October 21-31, 2013.
The Red Ribbon Campaign was started by the family of fallen D.E.A. Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena after he died in the line of duty. This national event was later recognized by the United States Congress and has since become the nation’s largest substance abuse prevention awareness campaign with an estimated 80 million Americans participating annually.
The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation announces HopeFest 2013, an outdoor concert offering free admission with all sales on food, drinks and raffle tickets directly benefitting local cancer patients.
The outdoor event featuring the band Notch 8 takes place on Friday, October 4 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. outside of the Firkin & Fox restaurant on Third Street in Carson City. The event was rescheduled due to hazardous air conditions caused by the California Rim Fire.
Record number pink t-shirt participants packed Old Red's patios to support Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center's 12th annual THiNK PiNK campaign. Thank you Red’s Old 395 for hosting the event and everyone who participated, donated time, and resources, to help kickoff Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
All proceeds from the THiNK PiNK raffle, bar, and t-shirt sales go to the Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center for cancer education and support.
Carson Tahoe’s twelfth annual Think Pink campaign kicks off on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 to honor Breast Cancer Awareness month. Red’s Old 395 Grill will once again host the event from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Carson City.
The event is free and anyone wearing their Think Pink T-shirt will receive free appetizers. All proceeds from the Think Pink bar and raffle go to the Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center for cancer education and support.
A Carson City jail inmate faces a felony battery charge after allegedly assaulting a fellow inmate with a mop bucket ringer during a fight causing a skull fracture and a laceration to the eye.
Eduardo Reyes, 43, faces the charge after the incident reported at 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 20. According to the incident report, officers were called to a jail pod after an inmate was discovered to have a laceration to the right corner of his eye.
A 20-year-old Carson City man was booked into Carson City Jail on Wednesday with two outstanding warrants, including a felony in which he had failed to appear for his sentencing hearing on a charge of attempted burglary.
Jordon Michael Galloway was booked at 4:56 p.m. Sept. 11 on the felony charge and a misdemeanor contempt of court warrant. Bail: $23,000.
In other arrests:
A 19-year-old Carson City man faces five misdemeanor charges including assaulting a police officer after he barricaded himself inside his father's bedroom, with the father asking officers to have his son removed.
The man was arrested at 9:20 p.m., Sept. 7 in the 900 block of Woodside Drive. According to arrest report, officers were in the area attempting to locate the man, a known gang member, following a fight earlier in which he fled from officers.
This Mystery Dinner Show, “Murder on the Lust Boat” is sponsored by the Carson Tahoe Health Auxiliary and presented by the Proscenium Players, Inc.
The Murder Mystery Dinner will be held on Saturday, October 5th in The Nevada Room at the Governor’s Mansion. The Dinner starts at 4:00PM and cost is $45.00 per person, which includes: Dinner, Dessert, Coffee, Tea and an Evening of Mystery and fun! ‘No Host’ wine and beer will be available.
Signups are underway for the 12th annual Stroke to Help Fight Breast Cancer golf tournament, Saturday, Sept. 28 at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City.
Hosted by Soroptimist International of Carson City, ASCE, Carson Tahoe Hospital and Tahoe Carson Radiology, the tournament features raffle prizes, contests, games, 2 hole-in-one prizes, closest to the pin and lowest and highest score prizes.
The cost is $85 and includes golf and cart, a continental breakfast and barbecue.
Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.
CARSON CITY — Currently, Carson Tahoe Health has experienced only a slight increase in patient volumes due to respiratory concerns linked to the “Hazardous” air quality caused by the Rim Fire.
Carson Tahoe Health has taken steps to proactively prepare and protect patients within CTH facilities. Precautions include consolidating entrances at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center and Carson Tahoe Specialty Medical Center. These inpatient care areas have been equipped with air scrubbers and fans which have effectively maintained good air quality within the facilities.
Player sign-ups, event sponsorships and raffle prize donations are underway for the 15th annual Western Nevada Golf Classic.
The annual fundraiser tees off on Friday, Sept. 27, at Eagle Valley West Golf Course in Carson City. The event provides valuable assistance to students and programs at WNC.
“The tournament offers a great day of golf and camaraderie for a good cause,” said WNC Foundation Director Katie Leao. “I’m looking forward to seeing a strong turnout.”
Food For Thought would like to think all the people who came out and supported us at our Saddle Up For Kids Events. Friday, June 28th’s dinner at the Governor’s Mansion and Saturday, June 29th’s Carnival at Mills Park wouldn’t have been as successful if not for our volunteers!
At 8:53 Sunday evening, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office was notified of a violent threat at the Olive Garden Restaurant on South Carson Street.
Initial reports indicated that a man, later identified as David Paul Lane had entered the business alone and at some point became agitated, then confronted the manager and staff with a loaded semi-automatic pistol.