Signups are underway for the Caddyshack-themed Golf Fore The Kids Charity Children's Golf Tournament to be held on Sunday, May 4, at Eagle Valley East Golf Course in Carson City.
The Nevada Artists Association is inviting artists from Northern Nevada and California to enter this art exhibit at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center Gallery. The "Spring Show" is open to all artists, NAA membership is not required. Opening April 28th this show runs through June 27th. The Gallery is open 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday.
CARSON CITY, NV – Nevada's First Lady Kathleen Sandoval will join Superintendents Pedro Martinez and Richard Stokes, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong, and Michael Dermody, founder and chief executive officer of Dermody Properties at the Governor’s Mansion, Tuesday, April 22, at 10 a.m., for a press conference to launch the Strong Start Nevada initiative in Northern Nevada. The event takes place in the Nevada Room at the mansion, 606 N. Mountain St.
What’s Shakin’ in Northern Nevada along the Sierra Front? According to Western Nevada College Geology Professor Winnie Kortemeier, plenty. She will present a free slide/lecture presentation on earthquakes on Friday, April 25, at 7 p.m., as part of WNC Earth Week activities.
Dr. Kortemeier will focus her remarks on earthquakes in our area.
“Nevada is one of the most tectonically active states in the U.S.,” she said. She will discuss why this part of the state is so active, “and what you can do to protect yourself in your home if a damaging earthquake should occur.”
This week's Women to Women Nevada guests are Sally Zola and Brenda Silis. Both are involved in the Capital City Circles Initiative in Carson City.
This community effort is maintained to help elevate people out of poverty by creating healthy relationships that cross economic and social barriers to help establish self-reliance.
CARSON CITY - Economic development authorities, nonprofits and towns in rural Nevada that want to support rural business or create a revolving loan fund for business may now apply for USDA Rural Development’s Rural Business Enterprise Grant (RBEG). An estimated $82,060 is available. Applications are due by June 30, 2014.
Economic development authorities, nonprofits and towns in rural Nevada that want to support rural business or create a revolving loan fund for business may now apply for USDA Rural Development’s Rural Business Enterprise Grant. An estimated $82,060 is available. Applications are due by June 30, 2014.
The purpose of the RBEG is to support the creation and growth of sustainable rural business opportunities and jobs. Eligible entities are public bodies, private nonprofit corporations, rural development authorities, and federally recognized tribes. Individual businesses are not eligible.
Northern Nevada residents will get a rare chance to see Shane Dwight perform at Carson Station Casino, Carson City, Saturday, April 19 at 8 p.m. The concert is free.
In the music industry, there is often a preference to try and quickly define an artist and his music by placing him in one or two genre categories. The problem is a preconceived model doesn't fit someone like Dwight.
In support of a renewed movement to get just three more states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, Northern Nevada residents met and rallied in front of the Nevada Legislature at noon on Tuesday in support of Sausalito-resident Helene de Boissiere-Swanson.
Murder. Corruption. Greed. Fame. And all that jazz. The Western Nevada Musical Theater Company brings the sizzling Broadway blockbuster, Chicago, to Northern Nevada on weekends, May 9-18 at the Carson City Community Center.
Set in the windy city during the roaring 1920's, the show follows the stories of two murderers - nightclub singer Velma Kelly, who kills her husband and sister when she finds them cheating on her; and aspiring vaudeville singer Roxie Hart, who murders her lover for promising to get her into show biz, only to get her into bed.
A rare total lunar eclipse will occur across the western U.S. late tonight. Known as the tetrad or "blood moon" the eclipse event begins around 11 p.m. Pacific time, with the period of total eclipse from about midnight through 1:30 a.m.
The satellite image in this graphic taken at 10 a.m. today shows a large area of cirrus clouds off the west coast (in red oval). This band of cirrus is expected to spread over eastern California and western Nevada tonight. It may limit viewing of the eclipse, depending on the thickness of the cloud cover.
Dozens of teams, hundreds of players and car loads of parents arrived in Carson City this weekend for the 21st annual Comstock Shootout Soccer Tournament.
Hosted by the Carson City American Youth Soccer Organization Region #140 and Carson Futbol Club, around 80 soccer teams are playing in the girl’s tournament this weekend with 68 boys teams set to play April 25-26. The tournament is an open tournament sanctioned by AYSO and US Club Soccer.
DeDe Stevens of Carson City is this week's guest on Women to Women. Ms. Stevens was born in Bogota, Columbia of a Columbian birth mother who shortly gave her up for adoption in a Bogota orphanage.
Upon being adopted by an American family, DeDe officially entered the United States when she was 12 years old. She is a graduate of Arizona Western College in Yuma, Ariz., with a degree in Spanish.
Ms. Stevens has also spent 26 years in the National Guard from which she is now retired.
The Wild West Motorsports Park will host two Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series events this summer, showcasing northern Nevada as a premier racing site and giving fans double the action.
The Lucas Oil Series announced that Wild West Motorsports Park will host weekend races May 30-31 in addition to the race planned for Aug. 22-23. This is the third year in a row Wild West Motorsports Park has hosted a Lucas Oil Off Road Race and the first time there has been two races in one season.
Hi! We're the Hound House, originally owned by Dr. Euse from Silver Hills Veterinary who has retired. Luckily, his long-term customers, the Sorensens have re-established the boarding portion of the business. We are here to care for your dog while you're away, either short-term or long-term. You can count on us to make your get-away a more relaxing one knowing your dog is in good hands.
About the Sorensens:
Remote Area Medical, an organization dedicated to providing free, quality health care services to those in need, will host a free clinic April 11-13 for adults and children of Northern Nevada.
Groups and individual volunteers from throughout Northern Nevada including Partnership Carson City, Carson City Health and Human Services and Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey counties, are key partners in the event that will take place at Hug High School, 2880 Sutro Street in Reno.
Wild Horse Children’s invites you to travel back to the legendary, storytelling days of ancient China with Disney’s Mulan, Jr., the action-packed, musical stage adaptation of the Disney film. Complete with authentic Chinese dancing and even an avalanche, this production of Disney’s Mulan, Jr. will be marching its way to Northern Nevada on April 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and April 12 and 13 at 2 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.
With school, youth and adult league soccer all the rage throughout Northern Nevada, Carson City has become a destination for regional and state tournaments.
To meet demands of local players and traveling soccer teams, a new retail store, Soccer 4 You, has opened with soccer fanatics in mind. The store will celebrate its grand opening Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6 at 1976 East William Street. It is located in the same complex as Panda Kitchen and Carson City Florist.
After years of cuts and layoffs Lyon County has seen an increase in funding and balanced a budget with no cuts of employees. In the past several years the County has eliminated 120 positions, a 30 percent workforce reduction.
Carson City's Wild Horse Children’s Theater invites you to travel back to the legendary, storytelling days of ancient China with Disney’s Mulan, Jr., the action-packed, musical stage adaptation of the Disney film.
Complete with authentic Chinese dancing and even an avalanche, this production of Disney’s Mulan, Jr. will be marching its way to Northern Nevada on April 4, 5, 11, and 12 at 7:00 p.m. and April 5, 6, 12, and 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.
After five decades of entertaining audiences around the globe, world-renowned classical guitarist George Sakellariou still loves making music. He will will share his immense talent in a rare Northern Nevada appearance on Saturday, April 26, through a partnership between Western Nevada College and the Brewery Arts Center.
With Thursday's Reno Aces opener, baseball fans will again line the stands for peanuts, beer and a hot dog made exclusively here in Carson City.
For the third consecutive season The Sausage Factory is the official hot dog and sausage for the Reno Aces. Some 4,500 pounds of product were sent off to Reno last week in preparation of Thursday's opening day.
FALLON - Social media offers the best and worst examples of Internet marketing, and successful businesses know the rules.
Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute offers a Social Media Boot Camp for Farms & Ranches workshop, Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., at WNC Fallon Campus, 160 Campus Way, Fallon. Cost is $25 for those registering by April 18, $35 afterward. Lunch is included.
This week's Women to Women Nevada interview is with Sue Lowden, candidate for Lt. Governor of Nevada. Sue candidly shares her reasons why she's chosen to re-enter the political arena and what she intends to deliver to the people of Nevada.
Ms. Lowden discusses challenges she's faced and how's she taken on those challenges. She is also a proud Nevadan who has been working both in front and behind the scenes to bring international and national interests to the state.
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.
Attention all feline lovers: the first Comstock Lode of Cats will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6, 2014 at Fuji Park in Carson City.
The Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation and Northern Nevada Bulldog Rescue will host a spring Fundraiser for the Animals on Sunday, April 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hacienda Restaurant, 10580 N. McCarran Blvd., in Reno just off of Interstate 80.
The benefit features a buffet menu with Veggie options, Silent Auction, Raffle, door prizes. Celebrity M.C. is KOLO's Amanda Sanchez and music by Gabardine Sisters.
Tickets are $20 includes meal, 2 raffle tickets, and a drawing to win a door prize.
There's a force in the universe that makes things happen. All you have to do is get in touch with it, stop thinking, let things happen and be the ball.
Signups are underway for the Caddyshack-themed Golf Fore The Kids Charity Children's Golf Tournament to be held on Sunday, May 4, at Eagle Valley East Golf Course in Carson City.
This tournament, hosted by the Carson City Downtown Business Association, will benefit the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada and the Eagle Valley Children's Home.
Spring is here which means Nevadans will be taking to the road to get some exercise and soak up some sun, so you will begin to see more people biking along the roads in Nevada.
The Department of Public Safety, Nevada Highway Patrol along with the Nevada Department of Transportation and Regional Transportation Commission have adopted the Share the Road campaign in Northern Nevada.
This week's Women to Women Nevada features Kellie Butterworth, a registered dental hygienist. She works for the Washoe Tribal Health Center and has done missionary work in South America.
Women to Women will feature an interview with Sue Lowden, a candidate for Nevada lieutenant governor, on Thursday, March 27. The broadcast had been set to air on Charter TV this week.
A 51-year-old Mesquite, Nev. man with a history that includes being a convicted child sexual predator, was booked Wednesday into Carson City Jail on a felony warrant charge of being a fugitive from justice, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
The May 8, 2012 warrant, issued out of Kandiyohi County, Minn., alleges that Scott Allen McMaster knowingly violated his required registration and intentionally provides false information to avoid contact with law enforcement. He is being held in the Carson City Jail without bail awaiting extradition.
Nevada Health Centers' traveling Mammovan will provide mammogram screenings Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23, in Carson City.
The Mammovan will be parked at Smith's, 599 East William Street, both days from 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. The service is a program of Nevada Health Centers, Inc.
The Mammovan is a mobile mammography van that travels to underserved areas of the Silver State state to provide mammograms to women 40 and over and uninsured women who probably would not seek out mammography services on their own. The Mammovan provides screening and diagnostic tests.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day Saturday at Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. Come join the fun and wear your green and celebrate at the Children’s Museum with arts and crafts along with a performance by the Blanchette School of Irish Dance at 2pm.
Saturday March 15th
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
All activities are FREE with price of admission. The museum is located at 813 N. Carson St, Carson City.
Go to www.cmnn.org
Paulina Urantowska-Torres has been promoted to the position of Compliance Specialist for the Nevada Rural Housing Authority’s Home at Last department.
Her primary focus will be processing the Mortgage Credit Certificate files for NRHA and to support the agency’s new partnership with NHD for MCCs in the Reno and Las Vegas areas, according to a news release.
Artsy Fartsy Art Gallery in Carson City will host its third Northern Nevada Youth Art Show Saturday, March 15 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Gallery owner Jeff Pace has become the local “go to” guy for many artists of all ages. He has hosted hundreds of Nevada artists over the years and is now seeing artists as young as seven come in to his gallery with their parents to seek his opinion, advice and mentorship on their budding talent.
The Nevada Rural Housing Authority will host a free Homebuyer’s Expo on Saturday, April 5, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Ponderosa Room at John Ascuaga’s Nugget, 1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks.
The Expo is designed to educate prospective homeowners on what goes into buying a house, as well as maintaining the home after purchase. There will be presenters from NRHA, as well as lenders, builders, title companies and non-profit partners.
Mike Beck returns to Café at Adele’s at 6 p.m., Friday, March 14, in a benefit performance for The Joyful Horse Project, and in support of wild horse rescue efforts in Northern Nevada.
Artsy Fartsy Gallery of Carson City will have an array of Western art by local artists available. The hat will be passed and donations, which will be matched by Café at Adele’s, as well as a portion of art sales will go toward supporting wild horse rescue efforts in Northern Nevada.
"Up up and away in my beautiful balloon" were the words of the Fifth Dimension's famous song of the 70s and those same words could describe Katie Griggs, this week's guest on Women to Women.
Griggs, a local balloonist, shares her experiences as a pilot with host Carol Paz. The great Reno Balloon Race is Sept. 5-7, and Griggs will have a balloon on Nevada Day.
The University of Nevada, Reno’s Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition winner, Irrigo, is the recipient of $50,000, which will help further develop water efficiency services for flood irrigated agriculture. Using flood gate automation, field surveys and water and soil sensors all connected to the cloud, Irrigo is developing a more efficient way to irrigate agricultural fields.
Northern Nevada Development Authority is proud to announce that LaBudde Group, through their Nevada subsidiary Clean Dried Processing, has expanded to Northern Nevada. Clean Dried Processing has opened a 150,000 square foot dual purpose manufacturing and distribution facility in Silver Springs.
Think Kindness and Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada are teaming up to take on bullying by inspiring more than 500 acts of kindness in the month of March, and they’re asking the community to join the cause. It’s simple:
What if you could dramatically change a life – just by dining out? On Thursday April 24, 2014, you can do just that. Join Northern Nevada HOPES for our 4th annual Dining Out For Life fundraiser, and help improve the lives of individuals and families affected by HIV in northern Nevada.
The tables are turned in the latest Women to Women program when regular host Carol Paz answers questions.
Agency 36 marketing owner, Carson City Quarterly publisher and Carson HorseShoe casino spokeswoman Dana Freund sits down with Paz to peel back the onion layers of life and living in Carson City. Paz discusses books she's read and digested, new friends made and those qualities that make Carson City a special place to call home.
Carson City Public Works Director Andrew Burnham announced his retirement effective June 2. Burnham has served as Public Works Director since 2000.
To facilitate an easy transition, Burnham will step down and serve as the Deputy Public Works Director until his retirement date.
This week's Women to Women guest is Lori Bagwell, owner of Charley's Grilled Subs in the Carson Mall and candidate for Carson City Supervisor Ward 3.
In its third season, Women to Women Nevada is hosted by Carol Paz and is televised on Charter Media every Thursday at 7 pm on Channel 190 (Reno, Sparks, Fernley, Fallon, Lake Tahoe) and 15 (in Carson City, Gardnerville, Dayton). Women to Women is also being shown on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays at 8-8:30pm and on Sundays from 11:30-12 noon. Episodes also appear every Friday on Carson Now.
Enjoy fine dining, student performances, and unique opportunities while supporting local students and families at the Sierra Lutheran High School Gifts of Grace annual dinner and auction Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Genoa Lakes Golf Club.
Activities include an elegant dinner prepared by The Supper Club at Genoa Lakes Golf Club, silent auction for unique gifts and activities, live auction for vacation and party packages as well as drawings (Dollar$ for Scholar$) for a Smart TV, HP 2-in-1 Notebook and a $500 gas card.
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.
Dick Campagni's Carson City Toyota Scion is raffling a new 2014 Toyota Tacoma with 100 percent of the proceeds generated to go toward University of Nevada Wolf Pack football and basketball programs.
On March 8 during the Nevada vs. UNLV basketball game, the Pack will raffle off the new Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Access Cab V6, courtesy of the Northern Nevada Toyota Dealers.