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Carson City sheriff's arrest log for July 14-15

The following arrests were made July 14-15, 2014 by Carson City sheriff’s deputies. Those arrested and facing charges are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

A 31-year-old Carson City man was booked Tuesday into Carson City jail on a gross misdemeanor warrant charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. The warrant was issued out of Carson City Justice Court on July 7, 2014. Bail: $2,500.

— A 63-year-old Carson City man was arrested Tuesday, 9:48 p.m. in the area of East Washington Street and North Plaza on a misdemeanor warrant charge of contempt of court. Bail: $1,000.

James Andrew McMullen

July 6, 1922 - May 9, 2014 James Andrew McMullen was born on July 6, 1922 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He attended Lawrence High Schoo...

Attorney Blogger Sean McDonald Delves into NV Legislature


Future uncertain for Spooner Lake's Cross Country Ski Area

SPOONER SUMMIT — Skiers and snowshoe enthusiasts may have seen the last of the groomed trails at Spooner Lake now that Max Jones and his wife, Patti McMullen, have announced they will no longer run the Cross Country Ski Area there.

Five Educators, Three From Nevada, Picked As Finalists For Nevada Public Education Chief

CARSON CITY – Five finalists for Nevada’s top public education job were submitted today to the state Board of Education.

The names of three finalists will be forwarded to Gov. Brian Sandoval for his final selection after interviews are conducted by the Board of Education next month.

The five finalists, picked from 15 applicants who sought the position of state superintendent of public instruction, are:

Collective Bargaining Fight Again Shaping Up At Legislature

By Andrew Doughman
CARSON CITY – The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce is pushing for major changes to the state’s collective bargaining law for public sector employees.
In an amendment to another bill that already passed the Senate, the  chamber said the changes will alleviate budget concerns for local governments and save taxpayers money.

Tow Truck Bill Focus Of “Huge Lobbying Effort”

By Andrew Doughman
CARSON CITY – It has been called the most lobbied bill during the legislative session, and it is has nothing to do with taxes.
All the fuss is about changes to the tow truck and auto salvage industry.

Potential 2012 GOP Presidential Candidate Ron Paul Says He Will Decide On Race Before June

By Sean Whaley
RENO – Texas Congressman Ron Paul said today he will decide “before June” whether to make another bid for president as a Republican candidate in 2012.
Paul, 75, in an interview before a breakfast at the Washoe County Republican Party office, formed an official exploratory committee on Tuesday in advance of GOP debates set for May.

Nevada Minimum Wage Repeal Proposal Gets Legislative Hearing

CARSON CITY – State Sen. Joe Hardy, R-Boulder City, told a Senate panel today the Legislature should move forward with repealing the state’s minimum wage law.

New Coalition Proposes Ideas for Government Efficiency in Nevada

A new group has formed to propose innovative strategies to create a healthy State with well-supported public systems and services and an improved fiscal system.

Members of the Nevada Values Coalition have met twice for “big tent”, nonpartisan meetings to discuss the complex issues, and members then further examined ideas through subcommittees.

Firm Hired To Produce Study of Nevada Revenue Structure Sent Notice Of Default

CARSON CITY – A firm hired by the Nevada Legislature to produce a report on the state’s revenue structure has been sent a notice of default for failing to turn in the document by a July 1 deadline.
Lorne Malkiewich, director of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, said the notice was sent Wednesday to Moody’s Analytics, the contractor hired to perform the study. The company has 10 days to respond by producing the final report or the contract will be terminated, he said.

McMullen Elected New Washoe County GOP Chairman

CARSON CITY – The Washoe County Republican Party has elected Ralph McMullen as its new chairman.
McMullen was elected to the position by the Washoe County Republican Central Committee (WCRCC) during its regular meeting July 16. McMullen currently serves as the parliamentarian for both the Nevada State Republican Party and the Washoe County Republican Party.

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