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.
Greater Nevada Credit Union is accepting applications for its annual academic scholarship program, which has awarded over $180,000 in scholarships since 2000. This year, Greater Nevada will award 15 scholarships for $1,000 each.
Western Nevada College hosts Salt Lake Community College, the national NJCAA runner-up for the past three years, in its home-opening softball series beginning Friday at Edmonds Sports Complex in Carson City.
Doubleheaders against the Bruins are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday.
The Wildcats (3-10, 0-4) got off to a rough start in SWAC play after dropping four games to ninth-ranked College of Southern Idaho last week.
The Eagle Valley Middle School Science Olympiad team won 1st place at regional competition held at University of Nevada Reno on Saturday, Feb. 8 against several teams from the Northern Nevada area.
Competition at the middle school level is opened to grades 6-9. Coached by EVMS science teacher, Josh Billings, the team is composed of EVMS 6th-8th graders and a freshman from CHS.
Based on a continued increase in Buyer demand and historically low levels of home inventory and interest rates, the median price of Carson City homes is up 14% over January, 2013 home prices. The number of homes sold in January, 2014 is also up 35% from January, 2013; there were 35 single family homes sold in Carson City in January, 2014.
Playing to the beat of your own rhythm comes from years of watching how others do it and then improvising to set a course of your own.
When it comes to making perfect pitch, where melody and harmony fit together organically, Vince Gates has turned his Carson City music store into the equivalent of a six-piece power band that customers can't seem to get enough of.
Carson City educator and state Board of Education member Dave Cook is running for the Nevada State Assembly District 40 seat.
The fourth generation Nevadan and Democrat is running largely on an education plank, saying the state faces important challenges to improve all students' learning experience and ultimately increase the statewide high school graduation rates.
A vote lowering the basic service charge for NV Energy customers in Northern Nevada turned out to be a hollow victory after the utility said it would raise its fee for electricity to make up the difference.
The First Tee of Northern Nevada recognizes outstanding academic achievement of all participants and is proud to announce that 126 participants received all A’s/B’s on their fall report cards. They are:
The Silver Springs Airport in Lyon County will be home to a Nevada drone company test site. The airport has been picked as a hub by Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems as an operations location for unmanned autonomous vehicle systems, said Lyon County Manager Jeff Page in a Friday statement.
The deal was made through a partnership with Lyon County and working closely with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Northern Nevada Development Authority, said Page.
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.
The House Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday passed the Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act coupled with six other Nevada public lands bills out of the Committee sponsored by Representatives Mark Amodei (NV-2) and Steven Horsford (NV-4).
The Nevada Rural Counties Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Inc. (RSVP) has appointed Mike Reynolds as the Carson City and Regional Mobility Manager. Lack of transportation has been identified as the greatest deterrent to accessing lifesaving goods and services for homebound, low income, frail seniors and disabled persons.
UPDATE TUESDAY 9AM: The search continues this morning for a man who led Carson City sheriff's deputies on a vehicle chase near the Prison Hill area. Both detectives and deputies continued the search and the investigation overnight and into this morning.
The suspect allegedly broke into two homes, stole several weapons and other property and fled. A woman walked in on the suspect as he was stealing guns from her home and gave authorities a description of the vehicle the man was seen driving.
This week's guest on Women to Women Nevada with Carol Paz is with Carson City surgeon Dr. Kent Gabriel.
Dr. Gabriel's educational background began at Yale University where he graduated Summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and was one of eleven graduating seniors elected as Scholar of the House. He was also a Visiting Scholar at Cambridge University in England.
Carson City Library has extended its technological reach by implementing extensive technology training in Lyon County through librarian-led training and workshop offerings that will improve digital literacy skills to all potential users in the region.
Arts and crafts is the theme of the Winter Celebration today from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. Free with admission (or membership). Hope to see you there!
813 N. Carson St.
A robot version of a smackdown will be held Saturday in Carson City during the 2014 Northern Nevada FIRST Tech Challenge.
Teams of high school and middle school students will compete using robots they have designed to complete various maneuvers at the Donald Reynolds Technology Center on the campus of Western Nevada Community College, 2201 West College Parkway.
Dennis Osborn, deputy Nevada Highway Patrol chief, will assume the duties as chief of the NHP beginning Monday. He replaces former NHP Chief Troy Abney who left the department in November 2013 after serving nearly 20 months with the agency.
The announcement was made today by Department of Public Safety Director James M. Wright.
Millions of workers could overlook a special federal tax credit because they don't know about it. As a result, they could miss out on up to $6,143 extra in their federal income tax refunds through the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC. In 2011, on average, the credit boosted refunds for eligible workers in Nevada by $2,200.
Western Nevada College Softball Coach Leah Wentworth announced three area players who will be on the Wildcats Carson City roster in 2015: Carson High School pitcher Kaitlyn Jimmy; Reed High School infielder Britni Greninger and Bishop Manogue High School infielder Katie Gonzales.
Creative minds will be stimulated on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Western Nevada College in Carson City.
The public is welcome to watch the 2013-14 Northern Nevada FIRST Tech Challenge Championship at the Donald W. Reynolds Technology Center. The event will begin with an opening ceremony at 10 a.m. Admission is free.
The Empty Bowls project, a locally organized fundraiser that culminated at the Carson City Silver and Snowflake Festival on Dec. 6 and was initiated to bring awareness of local hunger issues, raised $2,722.35 for Friends in Service Helping, also known as FISH, which feeds, houses and provides services for more than 20,000 people in Carson City annually.
The Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company will hold auditions for the Broadway blockbuster "Chicago" on Tuesday, Jan. 14. The Broadway blockbuster won six Tony Awards and has continued to be an international hit. It will play in seven performances on weekends, May 9-18, in Carson City.
Producer and director Stephanie Arrrigotti said parts are open for six leading roles and two dance troupes. “Those auditioning for the primary dance troupe need extraordinary dance ability and well-toned bodies,” she said.
Kirsten McElveney has been in the customer service realm for over 20 years, and now she joins a franchise that prides itself in great customer service. Kirsten joined Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate in Reno and she is excited to continue her career customer service, this time in the real estate world. Kirsten has an eye for property and how it can apply to her clients in the most positive way. She approaches every one of her clients with respect and integrity, and wants all of her customers to enjoy the real estate process, not be overwhelmed by it.
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.
Women to Women Nevada welcomes Dana Fruend to this week's program. Dana is a dynamic redhead of Irish descent who has boundless energies and super organizational skills. Dana heads up the marketing office at the Horseshoe Club Casino right here in Carson City, Nev. She is also the publisher of the Carson Quarterly, a publication of Agency 56, an enhanced interactive communication tool.
Youth Theatre Carson City is excited to announce the upcoming production of "Shrek the Musical," an exciting adaptation of the classic DreamWorks film set to run Jan. 10-12 in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Carson City Community Center.
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.
Weather-wise in Northern Nevada and the Sierra, 2013 will likely go down in the history books as a year of extremes in both drought, heat and quick bursts of rainfall, according to the National Weather Service in Reno. Here is a recap of the year.