Jason Woodbury filed Friday as a candidate for Carson City District Attorney. This marks Woodbury’s first run for office and he says he’s looking forward to it.
“The folks I’ve talked with have a keen sense of their local government, and they’ve shared a number of concerns with me already. I have been encouraged by the positive reception from the public,” Woodbury said. “In the coming months, I hope to hear more about the service they expect from their District Attorney’s office.”
A 29-year-old Carson City woman and 27-year-old man were arrested Thursday, each facing two misdemeanor warrant counts for failure to appear.
The pair were arrested in the 2100 block of Airport Road at 8:05 p.m. According to the arrest report, officers with the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team conducted a warrant service on the woman at the residence.
Come enjoy a great dinner and watch your favorite Carson City area celebrities battle it out for tips on Saturday, March 29. Nearly 40 local celebrities will compete at the FISH, “Have a Heart Celebration.”
Local leaders from churches, business, media, local/state government and those from the medical field are helping FISH by becoming the Glen Eagles’ service staff for one memorable night of “fine dining.”
Carson City Sheriff’s Sgt. Daniel Gonzales announced today that he filed to run for Sheriff of Carson City with the Carson City Elections Department.
Gonzales is running for Sheriff with the goal of increasing integrity, transparency, and accountability in the Sheriff’s Office, as well as restructuring the department to put more deputies in positions to better serve Carson City. “I understand today’s issues and have the vision to meet tomorrow’s challenges.”
In an effort to put more Nevadans back to work, Nevada JobConnect will host a special campaign in Carson City, Douglas County, and Lyon County to get more employers to list their job openings with the state’s One-Stop Employment Centers.
Nevada JobConnect and the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) Employment Security Division are inviting employers to participate in its second Job Quest campaign being held in Carson City from March 10, 2014 to March 15, 2014.
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit hosted a group of students from the Gifted and Academically Talented Education program from the Carson City School District Wednesday at the Fuji Park Pavilion.
Twenty-seven 6th and 7th grade students from Eagle Valley and Carson Middle Schools spent the day with the K9 Unit learning how the dogs work in drug detection, patrol work, and tracking. Demonstrations were done with the dogs and their handlers giving the students first hand experience at just what the teams are capable of.
CARSON CITY — Former Nevada law enforcement official "PK" O'Neill, filed Tuesday at the Secretary of State's office, as a Republican candidate for Assembly District 40. The seat is currently held by former Carson Supervisor and retiring two term Assemblyman Pete Livermore, who is endorsing "PK's" candidacy.
He described O'Neill as "a once in a lifetime candidate." Pete said, "I wholeheartedly endorse him and am giving my total support to "PK" O'Neill on becoming the next representative for Assembly District 40."
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of March 6-12, 2014.
The Carson City Rainbow Girls announce their Spring Strut 5K race. Join us at Riverview Park on the first Saturday morning of spring, March 22 at 7 a.m. All runners get a t-shirt and in addition there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers for men and women. All children will get a free Kids Meal at Buffalo Wild Wings.
The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 run for free with a paid adult. You can register online at Active.com or the day of the race.
The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is developing applications for Off Highway Vehicle Cooperative Funds for the upcoming 2012/2013 grant cycle. We are developing three preliminary applications to the Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division in Sacramento.
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.
Two Carson City women face gross misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to obtain money through false pretense after allegedly using a Walmart receipt exchanging it out for cash.
The women, ages 45 and 50, were arrested Saturday at 12:23 p.m. According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the Walmart in the 3200 block of Market Street after store security had the pair detained.
A 35-year-old Carson City man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of felony grand larceny after allegedly stealing his father's truck.
Josh Baroni is being held on $25,000 bail. According to the arrest report, Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 600 block of of Kay Court in reference to a stolen vehicle.
An innovation in aquatic invasive species protection was unveiled last week at the Water Sports Industry Association’s 2014 Summit that could make Lake Tahoe and recreational water bodies around the nation safer from the spread of invasive species, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency said Friday.
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.
Saturday, I attended a funeral in a somewhat cheerful mood. It was a celebration of the life of Ralph Denny, Sr., and he would have wanted it upbeat.
Over 350 people filled Carson City’s First Christian Church’s sanctuary and foyer. Ralph was not a celebrity or public figure, and few such folks were there – just the heart and soul of our local communities in abundance.
He was a fine man with such a great and joyous impact over 50 years on so many folks that most came in the same mood as me: sad to see Ralph gone, but feeling so much richer for knowing him, and wanting to celebrate him.
The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit is seeking input on a proposal to prepare an Environmental Assessment and issue a Forest Order to require proper food and refuse storage at developed recreation sites on National Forest System lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin.
Another winter storm is moving into the Sierra late tonight with heavy snow expected in the Sierra through Friday, especially south of Highway 50, according to the National Weather Service.
Low pressure will move into the Sierra late Thursday night and Friday bringing a period of rain and snow to western Nevada. The heaviest precipitation will occur in Douglas and southern Lyon counties Friday morning with rain and snow decreasing by the late afternoon.
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of Feb. 27, 2014. As a reminder, the new fishing license year for Nevada begins on March 1.
The dedicated volunteers of Friends of CASI or better known as CASI have been diligent in their mission to make a new animal shelter a reality for Carson City residents. Starting the year out with ambitious goals of raising more money for the shelter construction fund is only part of CASI’s mission.
Find the hero in you. Give blood and save lives during a blood drive today, March 5, from 8 to 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Carson City Sheriff's Office. First time donors welcome.
The United Blood Service "Bloodmobile" will be in the courthouse parking lot, 885 East Musser Street. March is Donor Appreciation Month. All donors will receive 300 extra hero reward points for giving blood at this drive. Please bring your photo ID and donor card. There's also free cholesterol testing with every donation.
A wet weather pattern will bring snow to the Sierra and rain to the western valleys and Carson City beginning Wednesday and persist into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
The first of two storms will arrive late Wednesday afternoon and persist into Thursday morning. Snow amounts of 10 to 18 inches near the crest, 3 to 8 inches at Lake Tahoe level, and 2 to 4 inches along Highway 395 in Mono County will result in slick and hazardous road conditions. For lower valley floors, rain is expected and impacts will be minimal, according to the weather service.
U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews are conducting a number of prescribed fire operations Monday in several areas around Lake Tahoe. Carson City dispatch was alerted by concerned residents this afternoon about smoke seen south and west of C Hill. Firefighters confirmed it came from the controlled burns.
Prescribed fire activities are taking place on Spooner Summit on the East Shore, off of Bunker Drive near Tahoe City, on the west side of Highway 89 N near Tahoma, and in the Luther Pass Campground off of Highway 89 S near South Lake Tahoe.
Carson City Supervisor Brad Bonkowski provides an update of the Feb. 20, 2014 Board of Supervisors meeting in this edition of It's Your City.
Among board actions, supervisors accepted a $40,000 grant for fire fuel reduction tree service and reviewed other grants. The board reviewed and accepted a liquor license application for Francisco's mexican restaurant set to open in April at the Carson Mall.
Carson City Library continues to extend opportunities for patrons to advance their digital literacy skills by offering an array of extensive technology training classes. A calendar of librarian-led training classes and workshops is updated monthly and offers new classes based on patron demand.
Nevada Legal Services will provide a free legal self-help clinic on Thursday, February 27th at the BRIC, the Business Resource Innovation Center, located downtown at 108 East Proctor in Carson City.
The Self-Help Forms Completion Clinic will begin at 1:30 p.m. This workshop will provide general instructions and assistance regarding the completion of self-help forms for those who are self-represented litigants. A Notary Public will also be available.
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of Feb. 19-25, 2014.
Sunday evening, Feb. 16th, the Douglas County Republican Central Committee (DCRCC) held their annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner. This year's theme was Nevada's Sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Nevada's admission to the Union. The event--with the largest attendance in many years--was a sellout. The Carson Valley Inn swiftly accommodated our surge of walk-ins, key to the success of the evening.
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.
Local prosthetics practitioner Richard Riley inducted into the 2014 Class of Fellows by the American Academy of Orthotists and ProsthetistsSubmitted by Carson Now Reader on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:07am
WASHINGTON, DC — Richard L. Riley, a certified practitioner of prosthetics at Prosthetic Consulting Technologies LLC in Washoe Valley, will be inducted into the 2014 class of Fellows by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (the Academy) during the organization’s 40th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium on Friday, February 28 in Chicago. Riley is one of just 10 people in the nation to receive the distinction this year.
If you were able to stop by the Nevada Department of Wildlife headquarters office in Reno in the early morning hours before the doors open to the public at 8 a.m. you would most likely find Shawn Espinosa, wildlife staff specialist responsible for the Upland Game Program, at his desk.
The same would be true if you poked your head in his door well after closing. After a while you would have to wonder, “Does this guy ever go home?”
Heavenly Mountain Resort is protesting portions of the U.S. Forest Service’s 15-year land management plan for Lake Tahoe.
In a letter sent to Forest Service chief Thomas Tidwell, Heavenly claims a plan to restrict future ski-resort development to 200 acres would apply collectively to all four ski resorts in the Tahoe Basin.
UPDATE: The southbound lane of I-580 through Washoe Valley was blocked this afternoon after a semi-truck overturned. Traffic is being diverted to Highway 395A at Bower's interchange, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation. Motorists are to take Highway 395A to the far south end of Washoe Valley and return to I-580 at Lake View Hill on ramp. The road should be clear by around 5 p.m.
High winds have moved into Carson City this afternoon with reports of downed lines, toppled trees and flying debris.
A High Wind warning for the region has prompted the Carson City Sheriff's Office to increase patrol this weekend in preparation of the arriving storm system.
Because winds are expected to reach 70 to 80 mph from Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning, the potential exists for downed power lines, trees, large branches and other blowing debris, said Carson City Sheriff's Office Sgt. Scott McDaniel.
U.S. Forest Service fuels management crews may resume prescribed fires in several locations around the Lake Tahoe Basin beginning Tuesday, Feb. 18.
Prescribed fires are planned in the Luther Pass Campground off of Highway 89 S near South Lake Tahoe, on the west side of Highway 89 N near Tahoma, and in Slaughterhouse Canyon on Lake Tahoe’s East Shore. Prescribed fire crews may continue operations through the weekend, weather, staffing, and conditions permitting. Locations may vary due to changing conditions.
Carson City area job seekers will have a chance to meet with at least 50 employers Feb. 21 at an employment fair at the community center.
The fair runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. inside the gym area of the Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street. It is being sponsored by Carson City Health and Human Services, JOIN, Inc. and the Carson City Chamber of Commerce.
Thursday's Women to Women program on Charter Media will feature a very special lady from London, England. She was born, bred and educated quite well for the world of business and customer service. She is the local owner of a popular tea and sandwich shop in the heart of Carson City.
A strong Pacific jet stream approaching the west coast will bring periods of gusty winds to the eastern Sierra and western Nevada today through this weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
The image on the left shows forecast wind gusts for Wednesday afternoon, with the strongest gusts expected in northeast California, northwest Nevada, and across Reno and Carson City where a Wind Advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m.
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada and Northern California. This report is for the week of Feb. 12-18, 2014.
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.
Local REALTOR®, Wes Ball, Receives Emeritus Award for 40 Years of Service as a Real Estate Professional in the Association of REALTORS®Submitted by Carson Now Reader on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:57am
February 10, 2014 – Carson City, NV – Local Carson City resident, Wes Ball, recently received Emeritus status at the National Association of Realtors® 2013 Convention and Expo in San Francisco. He also received recognition from his local chapter, the Sierra Nevada Association of Realtors®, at a recent membership breakfast meeting. This prestigious honor is awarded to real estate professionals who have been a member of the National Association of Realtors® for 40 cumulative years and who have made a valuable and lasting contribution to the real estate community.
Rain and snow showers will be off and on this morning following a series of winter storms that brought several feet of snow to the Sierra and much-needed rainfall to Western Nevada.
Conditions should clear later today with warmer weather through Tuesday before the next storm system arrives Wednesday.
A series of winter storms working their way through the region will bring heavy rain to the valley areas of western Nevada and Carson City region through Sunday prompting the National Weather Service to issue a flood watch.
Snow levels are currently near 7,000 feet and are expected to rise to 8,000 to 8,500 feet by Saturday afternoon.
Read the full text of Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell's State of the City speech, after the jump.
A wet pattern is expected into the weekend as a series of storms lined up in the Pacific should make it to the Sierra, Lake Tahoe and western Nevada, according to the National Weather Service.
The first storm is expected Thursday and will spread snow into the eastern Sierra with lighter snow near the valley floors of western Nevada. The heaviest snow is expected in the Sierra south of Interstate 80.
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Bootstraps Program has received the 2013 Partners in Conservation Award from the U.S. Department of the Interior, one of only 20 programs across the nation to receive this award for achievements in conservation of natural resources that include collaborative activity among a diverse range of entities.
Here is the latest fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada and Northern California. This report is for the week of Feb. 5-11, 2014.
With a drought disaster declared last month for all Nevada counties by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, the Small Business Administration is now accepting applications for their Economic Injury Disaster Loan program for all small, nonfarm businesses that has been impacted or injured by the drought.