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Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair runs today and Saturday

Event Date: 
August 22, 2014 - 9:30am

UPDATE: Yogi Berra may have said, “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore,” but at the 2014 Carson City Mint Coin Show and Fair, the value is in the eye of the beholder. Sharp skilled dealers will buy, sell, trade and offer their expertise with free appraisals during the two-day event today, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 23. Held this year at both the Nevada State Museum and the Carson Nugget, the fair includes activities for children, prize drawings, lectures, coin sales and free appraisals with admission.

Don't Be Duped...Let's Get Our Facts Straight

Thank you Mark Robison for your Reno Gazette Journal July 7th Fact checker article concerning the lack of truthfulness (4 of 10) of a letter to the editor by Mr. Fred Voltz about Nevada's bear hunting program.

Although my opinion on Nevada's bear hunting program has not been finalized, my opinion on Voltz’s candor and misrepresentation of the facts is confirmed.

Media Alliance Provides Lessons in Collaboration

by MICHAEL M. MARCOTTE

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Nevada Media Alliance Managing Editor Alex Pompliano in Carson City, NV

Tyler Stafford

Event Date: 
February 4, 2012 (All day)

Enjoy the acoustical sounds of Tyler Stafford, February 4th from 2 – 5pm in the Brewery Arts Center’s Artisans Store. The Reno native has been impressing audiences with his smooth voice and guitar playing talent. Stafford will perform songs from his newly released album “On a String”. The Reno Gazette Journal named it one of the 10 best albums released by area artists this year.

After gaining experience playing open mics around Reno, Stafford became a regular performer at area restaurants and bars. His musical talent, low key stage presence and good looks earned him a large following.

Massacre sends shock waves through Carson City

AP Photo/ The Reno Gazette Journal, David B. Parker Police investigate the outside the scene of the shooting at an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nev., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Sandra Chereb, Associated Press 8:58.58 — First sheriff's units dispatched ...

B'Sghetti's Says Goodbye

When the announcement of the origination of B'Sghetti's restaurant became the front page story on the Reno Gazette Journal in Feb of 1997, it was the recognition of lifelong goals and dreams. Nearly 15 yrs later our fate has been realized. B'Sghetti's will cease operations on, or before, Thursday June 30, 2011.

State worker launches budget deficit plan, issues challenge to economists

Carl Kuhl, a state Parole and Probation employee of six years, has created a plan that he claims will eliminate Nevada's budget deficit within two years.

In a news release issued on Tuesday, Kuhl said his plan not only will reduce the budget deficit but also help repair Nevada's economy at the same time. It is a pretty big claim, he admits, coming from an Accounting Assistant I, an entry level position.

Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons hospitalized after horse accident (updated)

The Reno-Gazette Journal, KTVN Channel 2 Reno and even CNN reports Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons was thrown from a horse on Tuesday afternoon north of Pyramid Lake and is hospitalized at Renown Medical Center in Reno. He is said to be resting and was alert when he spoke with staff.

Update 8:40 a.m.: We talked to the governor's office, and they said Gibbons is still at Renown Medical Center, and is listed in stable condition.
Update 1:30 p.m.: According to a press statement released by the governor's staff, Gibbons broke his pelvis in at least two places. He will have surgery today.
His surgeon says this type of injury is very common when someone is thrown from a horse. His doctors say his prognosis is very good and his injuries are non-life threatening and non-life altering.
Update 9:30 p.m.: Gov. Gibbons has undergone surgery and is recuperating in the hospital.  The Governor’s pelvis was broken in several places. The surgery lasted approximately two hours. The doctor who performed the surgery noted he expects the Governor to make a full recovery.

Carson dispatcher guides mom into reviving baby

By Frank X. Mullen Jr. / Reno Gazette Journal

The 3-week-old baby is not breathing, his mother keeps screaming that her child is dead, an older child is wailing and a dog keeps barking.

V&T Railway Progress - Engine #18 is in Town

RGJ goes to Supreme Court to try to force Gov. Gibbons to turn over “sensitive” e-mails

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The Reno Gazette Journal has gone to the Supreme Court in an effort to wrestle free a number of e-mails Governor Gibbons sent at a time he was filing for divorce from First Lady Dawn Gibbons.

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