Come enjoy a great dinner and watch your favorite Carson City area celebrities battle it out for tips on Saturday, March 29. Nearly 40 local celebrities will compete at the FISH, “Have a Heart Celebration.”
Local leaders from churches, business, media, local/state government and those from the medical field are helping FISH by becoming the Glen Eagles’ service staff for one memorable night of “fine dining.”
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.
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.
Lead foot drivers beware: For the next 10 days, more than two dozen Nevada law enforcement agencies will join forces to crack down on motorists exceeding speed limits or driving too fast for road conditions.
"We encourage everyone to leave early and follow the speed limit signs throughout the whole year," said Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Lopez. "When we do these Join Forces, our goal is to encourage drivers to be safe all the time."
A 20-year-old Carson City man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony vehicle burglary after deputies found him in possession of stolen debit and gift cards and a repair kit taken from an SUV.
Ezekial Brenn Okelley is being held on $55,824 bail. According to the arrest report, Carson City sheriff's deputies responded to an apartment complex in the 700 block of Silver Oak Drive after a report of a suspicious person checking car doors. The man was described by witnesses as wearing a gray hoodie, dark pants, beanie-style cap and carrying a backpack.
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.
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.
A Carson City pair were arrested Jan. 31, 4:46 p.m. in the area of Highway 50 and Fairview on multiple felony drug charges following a sting operation through the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team.
RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada, Reno’s Seismological Laboratory reports an ongoing swarm of earthquakes near Virginia City, Nev. since Tuesday, Jan. 21. To date, over 100 events have been located. Four have been larger than magnitude 3.0, in the past two days.
There have been no reports of damage. The larger events have been felt in Virginia City about 8 miles to the southwest and in Reno about 10 miles west of the swarm.
This week's It's Your City is with Jim Peckham, executive director of Friends in Service Helping, otherwise known as FISH, located in Carson City.
FISH provides food, shelter, clothing and access to healthcare with a "hand up rather than hand out" philosophy. Peckham provides an update this winter season's happenings at the thrift stores, dining rooms, and homeless shelters.
CARSON CITY – A team of about 20 Nevada public health professionals recently learned and practiced warehouse skills needed to unload, inventory and ship out massive amounts of medications or other items that could be needed in the event of a public health emergency.
A 27-year-old Carson City man was arrested Jan. 18, 1:31 a.m. in the area of North Carson and East Park Street. He faces a felony charge of child endangerment and a misdemeanor charge of DUI.
According to the arrest report, an officer doing routine patrol on North Carson Street at Hot Springs Road observed a silver in color Dodge Durango without a license plate. The officer turned on his overhead emergency lights and conducted a traffic stop at North Carson Street and East Park Street.
Yet another proposal to spend money by our city government has been proposed once again to build animal shelters, athletic centers and improve 'corridors'. After the failed city center proposal there seems to be no end to new possibilities for our public officials to spend more taxpayer money. Much like our state and federal governments, increased spending seems to be pandemic. Are these all worthwhile and worthy endeavors?
Rational Carsonites carefully deploy their finite personal capital for maximum value and tangible results. Conversely, our city's officials serially ignore the value proposition, favoring redundant, feel-good projects lacking objective analysis, justification and worthwhile benefits. Core civic services and infrastructure maintenance suffer.
The recent initiative to raise sales taxes, projected to saddle taxpayers with $15 million of additional long-term debt, is largely ($13 million) targeted for more indoor basketball courts and arterial street beautification projects.
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
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated nine counties in Nevada as primary natural disaster areas due to the drought. The counties included are Lyon, Washoe, Churchill, Mineral, Lander, Pershing, Clark, Nye and Humboldt.
Farmers and ranchers in Carson City, Douglas and Storey counties as well as Esmeralda, Lincoln, White Pine, Elko and Eureka counties also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous.
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.
The Storey County School District Director of Transportation has become the first in the nation to take the pro-active step to hold interactive, scenario-based attack countermeasure training for school bus drivers. The first training takes place this Friday, Jan. 3 in Virginia City.
This week's Capital Crossfire with hosts Karl Neathammer and Shelly Aldean features a discussion on historical flooding in the region. "ARkStorms — Managing the Risk" features guests Jay Aldean, executive director of the Truckee River Flood Management Authority and Aaron Kenneston, Emergency Management Administrator for Washoe County.
The Carson City Fire Department has filled an upcoming vacancy by promoting from within. Captain Bob Schreihans has been named the Department’s Chief of Emergency Medical Services and Training.
Battalion Chief Schreihans replaces retiring Battalion Chief Eric Bero.
Fighters Against Child Abuse is in its final push to help greater Carson City area abused children this Christmas.
In conversations with CASA, there's a major need for new socks and underwear, sizes for all ages from 0-17 for children entering the child abuse system. These children arrive with nothing but what they are wearing.
A fire is burning at the Bango oil refining plant west of Fallon off of U.S. Highway 50. Channel 2 News is reporting that one patient has been confirmed and three air ambulances were called.
Update: Fighters Against Child Abuse, is expanding to include "Socks Of Love" As part of their Christmas Coat & Toy Drive
In conversations with CASA, a major need is new socks and underwear, of sizes for all ages from 0-17 for children entering the child abuse system. These children arrive with nothing but what they are wearing. Two drop off locations have been added!
Our needs are:
Sneakers all sizes (New)
Coats & Clothing (new or gently used
Gift Cards to purchase clothing items.
Official Drop Off Centers are, Carson City;
UPDATE: The body of a man found this morning in the hill area behind the AM/PM at 4190 South Carson Street likely died of exposure to the cold weather, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene at around 11:25 a.m. after a caller phoned dispatch saying there was a man behind the store who wasn't moving. Foul play isn't suspected, said Furlong. A coroner and detectives were also investigating.
UPDATE: An accident was reported at 5:01 p.m. in the northbound lane of Highway 395 at Highway 50. NHP reports no serious injuries.
UPDATE: Southbound traffic at Hot Springs and Roop in Carson City is closed due to several spinouts as of 3:26 p.m. Traffic is backed up in the area, with snowplows and sanders making their way to clear the road.
An accident reported at I-580 and Eastlake is causing traffic problems extending into the Washoe Valley and old Highway 395, according to NHP. The freeway was closed briefly. Both lanes are now open as of 3:38 p.m.
Nevada's emergency management and Homeland Security divisions received federal government approval for their plans on how to handle either natural or manmade hazards that could affect the state, officials announced Tuesday.
Two vehicles were involved in a crash this afternoon at Highway 50 East near Flint Road. One injury was reported and Care Flight was requested to pick up the patient at the Carson City Airport, according to emergency personnel on the scene.
Arriving deputies report a large debris field from the crash. Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies were called as to help with rerouting traffic around the accident scene. The Nevada Highway Patrol was also notified of the crash and were responding.
The crash was reported at around 12:45 p.m.
A 69-year-old Minden man was arrested Nov. 30 on suspicion of felony possession of methamphetamine after being stopped for driving on the wrong side of the highway and then the opposite end of a restaurant drive-thru line.
Raymond E. Custis also faces misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of drugs, driving without insurance and a valid license, and possession of marijuana.
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.
Fighters Against Child Abuse is holding a Christmas Coat, Toy and Donation Drive to benefit Carson, Douglas and Lyon County Children.
FACA is a registered Nevada non-profit, dedicated to supporting Nevada's Abused Children.FACA is seeking Coats, Toys and Monetary Donations or Gift Cards, to provide tangible goods to families with Abused Children, CASA, Austin's House Child Abuse Emergency Shelter,and Ventana Sierra, an organization that provides housing for Aged Out Foster Kids.
With winter weather creeping around the corner, and with many California waters closed for the year as of November 15, this is an annual reminder for those fishermen who are done fishing for the year.
Many of you prefer not to fish during the winter months or have absolutely no interest in ice fishing, so this article is specifically written for you. (Hmmm, come to think of it, this article is also worth reading by those of you who plan to continue fishing until the weather warms back up, again).
State and federal agencies and non-profit organization leaders will meet Wednesday with Nevada’s First Lady Kathleen Sandoval at the Governor's Mansion in Carson City to address food and hunger issues during the Northern Nevada Food Summit.
Environmental analysis by the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies a Heavenly Mountain Resort proposal to expand year-round, non-skiing activities at the Lake Tahoe resort that straddles the Nevada and California borders.
New activities planned for the resort feature zipline and skycycle canopy tours, a mountain bike park, a ropes course, water activities, hiking trails, mountain excursion tours and nature interpretation. Heavenly is also proposing to create a snow cat emergency evacuation route for the gondola line.
The best way of keeping a natural disaster from becoming a complete catastrophe is to plan ahead. Emergency planners know that and so they met in Reno Wednesday to hear what the USGS sees as a possible scenario for a natural disaster in Lake Tahoe and how it would impact Reno, Carson City and the surrounding areas.
Man jailed for reckless driving, nearly hit children while allegedly doing 'doughnuts' in parking lotSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 1:06pm
An 18-year-old Carson City man was arrested Nov. 8, 7:28 p.m. in the 3000 block of North Roop Street. He faces a gross misdemeanor charge of child endangerment and a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving.
According to the arrest report, the man, driving a red 1998 Ford Mustang, was accelerating quickly, spinning his tires and doing "doughnuts" in a convenience store parking lot near the gas pumps in front numerous citizens and small children. It was observed that people were grabbing their children and moving them to safety away from the vehicle as the man was pulling the stunts.
CARSON CITY — On occasion it becomes necessary for law enforcement to restrict access to an area where an emergency is taking place. Most of the time traffic is allowed to continue with minimal direction from on scene personnel.
Unfortunately though, sometimes it becomes a matter of necessity to block an entire roadway to traffic for both the safety of you, the motoring public and those who are working in the area which is blocked off.
A Carson City man on probation and with a n outstanding warrant for his arrest faces felony drug charges, including intent to sell after authorities found 3 grams of MDMA, also known as "Ecstasy" or "Molly" and several empty pills capsules during a search of his apartment.
Mark Emory Samuels, 27, was arrested Friday, Nov. 1, 8:18 p.m. in the 400 block of East Long Street.
According to the arrest report, officers with the Special Enforcement Team made contact with the man at his residence on a confirmed warrant from Carson City Justice Court for violation of a suspended sentence.
Carson City fire and ambulance crews responded Friday night to an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle at the intersection of Fairview and Carson streets. The accident was reported at 7:19 p.m.
A Care Flight air ambulance was ordered.
Carson City fire and rescue and sheriff's deputies responded Saturday night to a bicyclist reported to be seriously injured in the area of Kings Canyon and Ormsby.
The call came into dispatch at 7:35 p.m as a bicycle crash. A Care Flight medical helicopter has been dispatched. The victim is described as a man in his 30s.
An ambulance will transport the injured cyclist to the Carson City Airport where he will be taken by Care Flight to Renown Medical Center in Reno.
The Carson City Community Center is getting new signage thanks to the efforts of the Carson City Chamber of Commerce and other partners that have worked with the city to obtain much need modern signage in front of the Community Center.
As most of the city private businesses have gone to LED signage, the 50-year old sign in front of the Community Center has remained a relic. Staff had to use a ladder to change the message. Beginning Wednesday, all it will take is a computer programmer to change the messages.
The city’s website does not recap how the board voted after each meeting. To learn how I vote on an item, you must watch or attend the meeting. I try to explain and ask questions before each vote so the public can better understand the process for my decision.
Since I took office, I have pulled many Consent Agenda items that will cost tax payers money for discussion prior to any approval. I believe not asking questions and not having public discussion about spending taxpayer money is wrong.
A Zephyr Cove man was arrested Sunday and faces a felony charge of third offense driving under the influence after being stopped by Carson City sheriff's patrol officers.
Christopher James Thompson, 33, was arrested in the 2500 block of South Carson Street at 2:50 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. Thompson was stopped for failure to maintain a single lane of traffic, the arrest report states.
UPDATE: The southbound lane of I-580 at Arrowhead in Carson City was opened at 9:35 p.m. after a three-vehicle injury accident Saturday night.
UPDATE: As of 8:36 p.m. Those working the scene of an accident on the Carson City Freeway say it will be at least 30 minutes before the southbound lane is open. Emergency crews responded to a 3-vehicle crash with injuries Saturday, first reported to Carson City dispatch at 7:36 p.m.
Agencies and schools throughout Carson City will participate in an earthquake drill Thursday morning. Along with millions of people worldwide, Nevadans are encouraged to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” at 10:17 a.m. on Oct. 17 for the 2013 Great Nevada ShakeOut.
State agencies throughout the Carson City area, as well as the Public Health Preparedness Program of the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, the Nevada Division of Emergency Management, and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources plan to participate in the earthquake drill.
The window for open burning of yard debris in Carson City by permit will be from Oct. 19 to Nov. 17, fire officials said Monday.
The Carson City Fire Department allows the open burn period as a way to provide residents an opportunity to dispose of accumulated weeds and yard debris. In order to make this a safe endeavor for those involved, the fire department requires burn permits with a valid permit number before burning will be allowed. Permits must be obtained no less than 24 hrs prior to conducting an open burn.
Law enforcement is a dangerous profession, especially when it comes to enforcing motor vehicle laws. How is that you ask? Often times a traffic stop is made alongside the roadway with the stopped vehicle in front of the patrol unit that has its emergency lights flashing.
Many an officer has been struck by vehicles passing as they have been performing their duties outside of the patrol vehicle. This has led to laws being passed to prevent this from occurring.
In Nevada, a driver that is approaching a stopped emergency vehicle must:
Two traffic accidents resulting in injuries were reported Thursday night in Carson City. One person was jailed following one of the crashes, reported as a hit and run at the intersection of Roop and 5th Street.
A 41-year-old Carson City man was jailed Wednesday night on a charge of misdemeanor reckless driving after allegedly tailgating a motorist, throwing an empty plastic soda bottle at them and then hitting the right front panel of the vehicle.
The suspect was found at a Mound House brothel and taken into custody. According to the arrested report, officers were dispatched to the area of Highway 50 East and Fairview for a report of a road rage incident. It was reported that a green car with Nevada plates had thrown a soda bottle at a vehicle and was following them.
A small male dog was hit by two vehicles while trying to cross Highway 395 heading west in Carson City. He wasn't wearing a collar. There was nothing the driver of the SUV could have done.
The big delivery truck was beside in the outside lane and it was just too many wheels for the little guy. I stopped in the road with my emergency lights and picked him up and carried to the roadside. I then called Carson City Animal Services to come.
Please keep your critters safe and adopt a critter if you can so they aren't out there alone against 1000's of us and our killing machines.