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Bark, Whine and Dine fundraiser Sunday benefits Carson City Animal Services Initiative

Bark Whine and Dine to benefit the Carson Animal Services Initiative will be Sunday, July 27, at Fuji Park in Carson City.

The event will start at 1 p.m. and includes a barbecue lunch with food provided by Foodies Bystro and entertainment by Jake Houston. Proceeds from the event will help to build the new animal shelter in Carson City.

Carson City restaurant and food inspection health report through July 18

Food and restaurant inspections are made weekly by the Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division. Inspections here were made through July 18, 2014.

See the full report below.

Carson City detectives seek the public's help in solving several commercial burglaries

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a series of commercial burglaries. Since January of this year Carson City has experienced 27 burglaries at local businesses, said Carson City Sheriff's Office Detective David LeGros.

During these burglaries cash, guns and electronics have been stolen from businesses in areas throughout town and resulting damage done from the break-ins.

The majority of the burglaries have occurred in the east portion of Carson City in the area of Fairview Drive, Desatoya Drive and Butti Way.

Carson City fires director of Animal Services

After four months as the director of Carson City Animal Services, Cindy Hannah has been "let go" Carson City Manager Nick Marano tells KRNV.

Outdoors with Don Q: Take a vacation at Great Basin National Park

Here is an annual suggestion, if you would like to take a mid-summer vacation at an out-of-the-way location. 
Do you know that our very own White Pine County is home to one of the Nation's least visited and Nevada's only National Park?

It's the 77,000 acre Great Basin National Park.
 If you've never been there, here is a whole bunch of useful information:

RSVP offers final batch of Farmers Market coupons for seniors

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program, Inc., also known as RSVP, has a limited number of free Farmers Market coupons for fresh produce to offer to Carson City low-income seniors through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

Eight Nevada Guard Airmen support humanitarian mission in Tonga

CARSON CITY - Eight Airmen from the Nevada Air National Guard joined 160 people from seven nations Monday to provide humanitarian assistance to the citizens of Tonga as part of Operation Pacific Angel-Tonga.

The mission will continue until July 26. Tonga is Nevada National Guard's partner in the National Guard's State Partnership Program, the Department of Defense program that links a state's National Guard with the armed forces or equivalent of a partner country in a cooperative, mutually beneficial relationship.

Carson City health inspection report

Food and restaurant inspections are made weekly by the Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division.

Duane L. Snyder

Graveside Services Graveside services will be held for Duane L. Snyder at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in the Masonic Section o...

Small brush fire extinguished off of Lepire Drive

Carson City firefighters were called early Wednesday evening to a small back yard brush fire in the 4000 block of Lepire Drive near Carson City Animal Services.

The 10-foot by 10-foot fire was quickly extinguished, said Carson City Fire Chief Stacey Giomi. The call came into dispatch at around 5:30 p.m.

Active 4-H clubs in Northern Nevada empower youth with agriculture education

As we countdown to the NV150 Fair in Carson City, we want to honor the kids that make the fair so very special. These are the kids who raise the animals so lovingly, yet are willing to release them for sale. These are the kids now bringing attention to the farm-to-table movement and are learning the value of a job well done.

As the late Whitney Houston sang, “I believe children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way.”
4-H clubs were formed to teach our children the importance of agriculture and to learn new ways to better farm or raise their animals.

Glenna Smith, representative for Dean Heller to speak at July’s Navy League meeting

Event Date: 
July 23, 2014 - 5:30pm

The Carson City Council of the United States Navy League will hold its bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

The dinner and meeting will be held in the Banquet Room at Casino Fandango, 3800 S. Carson St., Carson City. The social hour will be at 5:30 PM and the dinner hour will begin at 6:15 p.m. Attendees can access the Casino buffett from the Banquet Room.

The speaker for the dinner will be Glenna Smith, local representative for U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nevada. She will be discussing Veterans Affairs.

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival ramps up for 2014 with support from Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty

This year’s Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival comes to the Sand Harbor State Park shore July 11-August 24, with William Shakespeare’s As You Like It as the featured production of the summer.

Volunteers remove 2,260 pounds of trash from Lake Tahoe beaches

More than 120 volunteers for the League to Save Lake Tahoe removed 2,260 pounds of trash from six of Tahoe’s most popular beaches on July 5, the day after tens of thousands of people flocked to the lake to enjoy the July 4th festivities.

The debris represented almost 10 cubic yards, or a dump truck full, of trash. It included over 3,000 cigarette butts, 1,200 cans, 800 glass and plastic bottles, and 320 plastic bags. Other cleanup projects also included a 17th annual one by K&K Services.

Carson City restaurant health inspection report through June 30

Food and restaurant inspections are made weekly by the Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division.

Inspections through June 30, 2014 include restaurants, a food warehouse, a retail food producer and a retail grocer meat market. Of the 10 establishments that were inspected, six received perfect scores of 100.

See the full report below.

Janice Helen Soulages

Janice Helen Soulages, passed away on June 18, 2014. Memorial services will be held on June 30, 2014 at 11:30am at Autumn Funerals & ...

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center named 5th 'Most Beautiful Hospital' in U.S.

Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center in Carson City has been recognized by Soliant Health, one of the largest healthcare staffing companies in the country, as the 5th Most Beautiful Hospital in the United States.

The initial hospitals were nominated and then a record setting number of 248,116 votes were tallied to determine the winners.

Nevada 150 events planned throughout July

Many celebrations are scheduled statewide in the month of July. These Nevada 150 events help celebrate all things Nevada and bring awareness to the state’s 150th Anniversary of Statehood. The following events are held July 1 through July 12.

Carson City Leadership Institute graduates class of 2014 tonight

Today is the official graduation ceremony of the Carson City Leadership Institute Class of 2014. They’ve spent 8 months of intensive study learning about Carson City and have made new friends and business acquaintances.

Friday night at the Chamber’s annual meeting, which is sold out, the class will unveil its unique and historic class project that has the souls of some very historic figures, including our founder Abram Curry, dancing on their graves.

Carson City restaurant health inspection report through June 24

Food and restaurant inspections are made weekly by the Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division.

Inspections through June 24, 2014 include a caterer, convenience store, bars and lounges, restaurants, fast food restaurants. Out of the 24 inspections, 15 received Grade AA scores of 100.

DiLullo Takes Over as General Manager of Carson Nugget

Since 1954, Carson Nugget has played a pivotal role in the Downtown life of Carson City, and is woven into the tapestry of memories of locals and visitors alike.

While the Adams family has owned the property since 1958, talks are underway between the Hop and Mae Adams Foundation and M1 Gaming for a possible ownership transfer, though nothing is yet confirmed.
Of course, as is true of small towns, the facts should never get in the way of a good story and Carson City is no different. Here’s what is known so far:

RSVP offers Farmers Market Coupons for Seniors

After the initial distribution, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program has a limited number of free Farmers Market coupons for fresh produce to offer to Carson City low-income seniors through the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

Give blood Wednesday and enter to win a new Toyota

Give blood on Wednesday at the Carson City Courthouse and enter for a chance to win a 2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus courtesy of Northern Nevada Toyota Dealers.

The blood drive runs from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 25 in the United Blood Services Blood Mobile located in the parking lot of the Carson City Courthouse on Musser Street.

All presenting donors from June 1 through Sept. 6 will be able to enter a drawing to win the car. To donate blood, be sure to eat a good meal, drink plenty of water and bring your ID.

Foodies Bystro Serves Up Diverse Deliciousness

Business Name and Year Established: Foodies Bystro/Catering, Since 2011

Business Owner: Rupal Martinez

Business Address and Number: 449 W. King St., Carson City/ 775-720-8011

Services Provided: Food Service, Catering, Cooking Classes, Spice Sales etc.

What inspired you to go into business: To be creative and share knowledge

What do you love most about what you do: I get to cook and meet some very cool people.

Carson City sheriff's deputies busy with weekend DUI, felony and misdemeanor arrests

Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies kept busy over the weekend, making several arrests for DUI, domestic abuse, theft and felony child neglect and drug-related charges. Those arrested and facing charges are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Carson City man faces felony charges after entering home to take a shower

A 27-year-old Carson City man was arrested Wednesday on felony charges of violation of probation and being a sex offender failing to register. Mario Moreno was arrested in the 200 block of Jeanell Drive.
According to the arrest report, an officer assigned to the Carson City Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Team responded to a residence for a report of a suspicious subject at a residence.

Nevada Department of Veterans Services Launches License Plate Ad Campaign

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles offers 21 different plates for veterans and family members. The plates can be viewed on the DMV veteran license plate page.

The campaign was launched to increase participation in the veterans plates and a portion of the purchase funds goes to the Veteran Gift Account. The gift account is used by the NDVS to fund veteran outreach efforts and programs throughout the state, which benefit veterans and family members.

Nevadan Borrowers May be Eligible to Receive Loan Modifications and Payments for Past Abuse

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced this week a $550 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer SunTrust Mortgage Inc. to address mortgage origination, servicing, and foreclosure abuses. It is estimated that eligible Nevada homeowner’s will receive approximately $2.8 million in loan modifications as part of the settlement.

RSVP prepares to bring world class July 4 fireworks show to Carson City

UPDATE: With the July 4 holiday weekend approaching, Nevada Rural Counties RVSP is planning a spectacular fireworks celebration over Carson City to go along with its 22nd annual holiday carnival at Mills Park.

Nevada insurance agency warns of risks with ride sharing tech services trend

There are risks associated with new tech services designed to connect passengers and drivers, Nevada's insurance agency warns. As ride-sharing technology services gain popularity across the country, the Nevada Division of Insurance says consumers should take note that such for-profit ride-sharing arrangements can put them at risk of being uninsured.

Sandoval Says He will Funnel $3.5M to Mental Health

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada state mental health services would get a $3.5 million boost from tobacco settlement money under a proposal that Gov. Brian Sandoval says he's taking to the administration's Interim Finance Committee on Thursday.

Carson City Entrepreneur Bruce Bergantz Honored and Named Premier Agency for 2014

Allstate Agency Owner, Carson City Allstate Agency

CARSON CITY – As a business leader and involved citizen in the Carson City area, Allstate exclusive agent Bruce Bergantz has been designated an Allstate Premier Agency for 2014.

The Allstate Premier Agency designation is bestowed on less than 48 percent of Allstate’s nearly 10,000 agency owners across the country. This designation is presented to Allstate agency owner Bruce for his outstanding business performance and commitment to putting customers at the center of his agency’s work.

Women to Women features Carson Animal Services Initiative directors

Here is the second of a two-part interview with Women to Women, Lisa Schuette founder and chair of the Carson Animal Services Initiative, a non-profit organization with a mission of raising money to assist Carson City as it builds a safe and modern animal shelter. Also featured in this interview is CASI's vice chairman, Chuck Crittenden. Go here for the first 30-minute segment.

Services for former Carson City Mayor Marv Teixeira will be Friday, June 20

A celebration of life for former Carson City Mayor Marv Teixeira will be Friday, June 20, 11:30 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 3000 North Lompa Lane in Carson City. Teixeira died June 5, 2014. He was 79.

A reception will follow at Eagle Valley Golf Course, 3999 Centennial Park Drive in Carson City.

Sandoval Names New Chief of Staff

CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Monday that Mike Willden, director of the state Department of Health and Human Services, will be his new chief of staff starting Monday.

Former Nevada schools superintendent Eugene 'Gene' Paslov dies at age 80

Former Nevada State Superintendent of Schools Eugene "Gene" Paslov died Sunday after suffering a brain hemorrhage. He was 80.

Paslov was married to wife Susan and the couple have three children. He died peacefully at Renown Medical Center in Reno. Services will be held Saturday, 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Carson City.

Carson City restaurant and food inspection report through June 4

Food and restaurant inspections are made weekly by the Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division.

Inspections through June 4, 2014 include convenience stores, bars and lounges, the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada, the Carson City Community Center, restaurants and fast food restaurants. Out of the 21 inspections, 13 received Grade AA scores of 100.

Women to Women features Lisa Schuette of the Carson Animal Services Initiative

Lisa Schuette is this week's guest on Women to Women. Lisa is founder and chair of the Carson Animal Services Initiative, a non-profit organization with a mission of raising money to assist Carson City as it builds a safe and modern animal shelter.

Signup now for June 21 Relay for Life Carson City Golf Tournament

Event Date: 
June 21, 2014 - 8:00am

Grab your clubs and spend a day hitting the links to raise money for cancer research. Behavioral Health Services will host the first Carson City Relay for Life Golf Tournament at Empire Ranch Golf Course on June 21, 2014. Entry fee is $65 and it gets you the round of golf, cart, barbecue lunch, awards ceremony. Prizes for closest to the pin and longest drives.

The tournament is scramble format, with 8 a.m. registration and 9 a.m. shotgun start. To enter call (775) 445-7352 or go to Behavior Health Services at 1080 Minnesota Street.

Nell J. Redfield Foundation pledges $2 million to UNR Pennington student center

The Nell J. Redfield Foundation has pledged $2 million in support of the William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center at the University of Nevada, Reno, a 78,000 square-foot building that will unite a myriad of student services now scattered across campus. It will connect students to dedicated and convenient services to support their academic success and timely graduation, as well as foster diversity, student engagement and student success.

WNC hosts social gathering Friday for Journey of Hope cyclists

Western Nevada College and the Nevada Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities will host a Journey of Hope Celebration on Friday in Carson City for 35 cyclists who are riding from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., to support those with disabilities.

Friday’s free social gathering, which promotes disability awareness and community education, is open to the public and runs from 5 to 8 p.m. in front of the Dini Student Center at WNC.

Carson City restaurant and food inspection report through May 29

Restaurant inspections are made weekly by the Carson City Health and Human Services Environmental Health Division.


Inspections through May 29, 2014 include restaurants, fast food restaurants, grocers and convenience stores. There are 15 inspections in this report. Of the inspections 9 were given scores of 100, for AA ratings. See the full report below.

Carson City couple invests $100,000 for WNC construction management faculty chair position

Making Western Nevada College the best educational experience possible for students brings pleasure to Rob and Dorothy Ramsdell. Over the past 15 years, the Carson City couple has been instrumental in improving programs, facilities, equipment and students’ educational opportunities at WNC.

Their unwavering generosity and support of WNC recently touched the college’s Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Construction Management program when they made a lead gift of $100,000 for the an endowed faculty chair position.

Walton’s and York Children’s Foundation Make Donation to Solace Tree

Walton’s Funerals & Cremations partnered with the York Children’s Foundation to donate $1,000 to the Solace Tree. The Solace Tree will use the donation to help with its mission to provide hope and healing for families dealing with death. “Walton’s has been a strong supporter for many years.

We’re very grateful to Tammy Dermody and her team, as well as the wonderful people at the York Children’s Foundation,” said Solace Tree Executive Director Emilio Parga.

Bike Month Wrap Up

As May comes to a close, it’s time to look back on all the fun events we had during Bike Month and thank our volunteers and sponsors who made it all possible!
Tour of Carson City

Nevada 150 Events Held Throughout June

Many events are scheduled throughout the Silver State in the month of June. These Nevada 150 events help celebrate all things Nevada and bring awareness to the state’s 150th Anniversary of Statehood. The following are events held June 3 through June 15.

RSVP seeks local musicians and vendors for July 4 celebration

For the 22th year, the Nevada Rural Counties Retired Senior Volunteer Program, also known as RSVP, will sponsor the July 4th celebration at Mills Park, Carson City, July 3-6, 2014. The highlight of the event will include a spectacular Independence Day pyrotechnic display at dusk.

Local musicians and bands are encouraged to apply to play in one of four openings scheduled for Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6. All music genres are welcome but must be suitable for a family-friendly event and contain no offensive lyrics or stage show.

Carson City Has Several Volunteer Positions Available

Carson City currently has volunteer positions available as follows:
Advisory Board to Manage Wildlife, one position; closes June 20, 2014.
Shade Tree Council, one position; closes when position is filled.
Planning Commission, two positions; closes June 6, 2014.
Regional Transportation Commission, one position; Revised closes June 20, 2014.
Carson City Visitors Bureau,three positions;closes July 1, 2014.

Ongoing:
Animal Services Volunteer Program
Library Volunteer Program

For more information, visit www.carson.org/volunteer

Nicole Larrimore Clark Promoted At Nevada Rural Housing Authority

Nicole Larrimore Clark has been promoted to Director of Homebuyer Services for the Nevada Rural Housing Authority. In her new capacity, Clark will manage the agency’s Home At Last™ programs throughout the state of Nevada.

Clark has been with the agency since 2010, most recently in the position of Mortgage & Marketing Specialist, overseeing the agency’s Home At Last activity in the northern half of the state. She earned her BS in business administration from Southern Oregon University.

Memorial Day Services Draw Some 200 to Lone Mountain

Carson City Mayor Bob Crowell, himself a former Naval officer and Vietnam veteran, told an audience of about 200 Monday they must remember that without the sacrifices of veterans, especially those who gave their lives, Americans would not have the freedoms we enjoy.

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