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CTH Auxiliary Hosts Annual Benefit Rummage Sale

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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

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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.

Obituary: Marie Suzette Supera Del Carlo

Sep. 27, 1965 - Oct. 23, 2013 Marie Suzette Supera Del Carlo age 48 of Carson City passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Cent...

Carson City schools, law enforcement recognize national Red Ribbon drug awareness campaign

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.

HopeFest outdoor concert Friday in Downtown Carson City to benefit local cancer patients

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.

Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign - 12th Annual THiNK PiNK Kickoff Party at Red's Old 395 a success!

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.

Are You Ready to THiNK PiNK? Breast Cancer Awareness Kick-off Celebration

Event Date: 
October 1, 2013 - 5:00pm

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.

Obituary: Barbara Anne Booth

May 1, 1929 - Sep. 7, 2013 Barbara Anne (Morris) Booth, widow of Frank Willard Booth, passed away September 7, 2013 at the Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center of ...

Carson City inmate suffers skull fracture after being hit in head with mop wringer

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.

Obituary: Richard (Dick) Bell

1947 - 2013 Dick Bell passed away peacefully at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center at the age of 66 years on September 5, 2013. He was born August 28, 1947 in Sa...

Carson City man jailed on felony warrant after skipping sentencing hearing

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:

Carson City weekend arrests include misdemeanor assault on officer, disorderly conduct

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.

Murder on the Lust Boat: A Murder Mystery Dinner at the Governor's Mansion

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October 5, 2013 - 4:00pm

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.

Obituary: Gerald J. Doran Sr.

Nov. 14, 1922 - Aug. 23, 2013 Gerald J. Doran, Sr., long time resident of Carson City, passed away peacefully Friday, August 23, 2013 at Carson Tahoe Hospital at the age of 9...

Soroptimist of Carson City host 12th Stroke to Help Fight Breast Cancer golf tournament

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September 28, 2013 - 8:00am

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.

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