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New Year's Eve

New Year's holiday period in Carson City results in drug, battery and DUI arrests

A Carson City man was arrested early New Year's morning and faces a felony charge of drug possession with intent to sell after officers recovered more than an ounce of marijuana and a scale to weigh it with the word "work" taped to it.

Paul John Bekakis, 29, was arrested at 3:25 a.m. near Sixth and Carson streets and was booked into Carson City jail on the drug charge. According to the arrest report, officers did a traffic stop suspecting the driver was under the influence. Officers could smell the odor of marijuana coming from the car.

New Year's Eve Party at The Spoke

Event Date: 
December 31, 2013 (All day)

A fun filled evening with friends. Dance to classic and country rock or request a song. Friendly staff and great fun. Raffle and New Year's Eve goodies, champagne toast at midnight.

Carson City public safety column: Teen drinking on New Year's Eve is not only illegal but dangerous

Do you know where your teenager will be this New Year's Eve? Chances are they may very well be at a party. Every year the Carson City Sheriff's Office respond to reports of juveniles drinking at residences. Often these calls come in due to the music playing too loud, vehicles being parked illegally or a disturbance has broken out.

Fourth annual New York New Year's Eve tickets on sale through Dec. 21, fundraiser for Carson City Friends of the Library

Event Date: 
December 21, 2013 (All day)

Tickets for the Friends of the Carson City Library 4th annual New York New Year's Eve Party are on sale now through Dec. 21. This spectacular annual party helps raise money for the Carson City Library.

Hosted by the Friends of the Carson City Library and the Carson City Library Foundation, the event runs from 6 to 10 pm in the Carson Nugget Ballroom.

Missing Petaluma woman Alyssa Byrne found dead near South Lake Tahoe

The body of Alysssa Byrne, missing since attending the SnowGlobe Music Festival and last seen by friends late New Year's Eve night or in Stateline early Jan. 1, was found this morning, Douglas County Sheriff's Office reports.

Byrne, 19, was found at 8:30 a.m. just outside the city limits of South Lake Tahoe. A utility worker discovered the remains just off Pioneer Trail, between Black Bart and Al Tahoe. The location is approximately one mile west of the Snow Globe Music Festival, authorities said.

Reno woman found safe, Petaluma woman remains missing after attending South Lake Tahoe party

UPDATE: 8:27 PM: The Reno Gazette-Journal reports the 21-year-old Reno woman reported missing since early New Year's day, Chantel Good, has been found unhurt. Still missing is a 19-year-old Petaluma woman, Alyssa Marie Byrne.

UPDATE 7:35PM: Reno Channel 2 KTVN reports that a 21-year-old Reno woman is missing as well as a 19-year-old Petaluma woman.

Chantel Good is described as 5 foot 4 inches and was last seen wearing brown boots, a flower-printed blue dress, a creme/beige pullover sweater, and a pink Aztec-design sweater. She was holding a brown satchel.
If you have any information on Good's whereabouts, call the South Lake Tahoe Police Department at (530) 542-6110.

Carson City sheriff reports stabbing victim at house party taken to hospital

A 22-year-old Carson City man was stabbed and suffered a puncture to the lungs in a fight that happened at a New Year's Eve house party on Rex Circle late Monday night, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong reports.

The man, Adam Gaudette, was flown by Care Flight and was at last report in stable condition, said Furlong. Arrested was Leo Reyes Jacinto, 33, who faces a charge of battery with a deadly weapon. He is being held on $30,000 bail.

Northern Nevada Guard trains in Las Vegas during New Year's holiday

About 400 Nevada guardsmen have begun training at various locations on and off the Las Vegas Strip on New Year's Eve this year for the 12th annual Vigilant Sentinel training exercise. The training is also being done in conjunction with the Las Vegas Metro Police. More than half of the guardsmen participating are from Northern Nevada. About 300,000 people are expected to party on the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, according to Las Vegas Metro Police.

Live Music New Year's Eve at Gold Canyon Steak House in Dayton, NV

Live Music and New Years Party at Gold Canyon Steak House
Event Date: 
December 31, 2012 - 1:00pm

Gold Canyon Steak House in Dayton, NV rings in the New Year with live music and signature Prime Rib Dinner Special. Dinner service starts at 4:00 p.m. and the music begins at 10:00 p.m. The party goes on until The New Year and time to sing Auld Lang Syne together!

MontBleu at Lake Tahoe marches into New Year with SnowGlobe after-parties, headliners, comedy

New Year's weekend comes amplified at Lake Tahoe MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa with three jam-packed nights of SnowGlobe Music Festival after-parties featuring performances by several top-billed concert favorites including Chromeo, Flosstradamus and Mimosa.

More than 3.5 feet of new snow at Lake Tahoe ski resorts

It might have been raining across much of Northern California, but last week’s storm brought snow to Lake Tahoe ski resorts – more than 3.5 feet of the white stuff, making for a great ski weekend.

“You just never know how these storms are going to play out,” said Chief Marketing Officer Andy Chapman of the North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association. “But Mother Nature cooperated and we’ve got new snow on the mountains.”

Carson City battalion chief's name to be added to memorial wall

The name of Carson City Fire Battalion Chief Richard Chrzanowski, who died of cancer, will be added during ceremonies Saturday to the Nevada State Fire Fighters Memorial wall.
Chrzanowski, known to everyone as “Ski,” was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer the day before Thanksgiving in 2009. He died on New Year's eve some five weeks later with his family by his side.

Walnut Creek man dies after being struck by CHP patrol SUV at Lake Tahoe

UPDATED 11:30AM: A 21-year-old Walnut Creek, Calif. man was struck and killed by a California Highway Patrol vehicle early Sunday morning, New Year's Day, on Highway 50 near Stateline at Lake Tahoe, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.
The accident happened between Lake Village and Elks Point Road and was reported around 12:40 a.m. Sunday morning, said NHP Troopers Mike Edgell and Chuck Allen. The pedestrian, whose identity has not been released pending notification of family, died at the scene of the accident.

New Year's Eve Carson City style

There's plenty to celebrate as the clock is set to ring in the New Year this weekend. The celebration begins tonight at Carson Lanes with an inaugural pre New Year's Eve Rock and Roll show. Check out the Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau blog for parties, deals and happenings around town.

New Year's Eve Masquerade Party - Bella Fiore Wines

Event Date: 
December 31, 2011 - 9:00pm

Stop wondering what you are going to do to celebrate the New Year....

Come celebrate at Bella Fiore Wines and dance the night away with the DJ Bebop playing from 9:00pm to Early AM. There will be Wine and Drink specials all night and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. Remember there's never a cover charge!
So get your Masquerade costumes ready and your dancing shoes on, come spend New Year's Eve at Bella Fiore Wines.

The Bella Family
224 So. Carson St ,Suite #8
Corner of 3rd & Curry Sts, Carson City
775-888-9463 (WINE)

Top music and comedy acts lined up at Lake Tahoe's MontBleu for 2012

The 2012 line-up of entertainment is guaranteed to Blue ‘em away at Lake Tahoe South’s MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa. The New Year’s festivities and beyond continue the trend of popular contemporary artists including: The Cataracs, NOFX, Lucinda Williams, The Expendables, Whitney Cummings, 311 and Wayne Brady. The combo of entertainment, amenities and nightlife has established MontBleu on the virtual map among revelers.

2011 Ends on a High Note…

Movie Review: 'New Year's Eve' enjoyable despite lack of plot

Sometimes watching a dreck movie and enjoying it can be embarrassing. Such is the case with "New Year's Eve," a multifaceted comedy of sorts playing at the Fandango Galaxy cinema in Carson City. The cast is all-star, from Hilary Swank to Robert De Niro. And while the film is pure twaddle, director Gary Marshall keeps all the balls in the air. And he should be able to; he made the same movie last year on a Valentine's Day theme.

South Lake Tahoe Features Holiday Music Festivals, Entertainment and Fireworks

Lake Tahoe South is New Year’s celebration central with Snow Globe, a three-day outdoor music festival with over 40 world-class musicians on three main stages, firework shows, combined with a myriad of outdoor recreation, entertainment and nightlife, providing action-packed holiday season for kids of all ages.

Christmas at the Bliss Mansion

PINE NUTS by McAvoy Layne

About a month or so ago I received a call from Gary Cain of the Carson City Historical Society, asking if I might be interested in presenting "Christmas with Mark Twain" at the Bliss Mansion.

Tickets on Sale for Carson City Library Foundation’s New Year’s Eve Party and Raffle

Be a part of it this year at the Carson City Library Foundation’s New Year’s Eve party, December 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Nevada State Library and Archives in Carson City. Tickets are $50 each, or a table of eight for $350, and include dinner buffet, entertainment, champagne toast, silent auction, and a ball drop at midnight, East Coast time.

Life in Carson: It's Complicated

If anyone is wondering what our much-maligned governor is up to these days, we have a reported Jim Gibbons sighting. A good friend and very reliable source told me he saw our newly single governor last week at the Century Summit Sierra theater in south Reno, standing by himself in line to see the movie "It's Complicated."

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