Two black bears trapped Tuesday were released back into the wild by Nevada Department of Wildlife wardens. So far, 11 bears have been safely released back into the Sierra since July 1.
Both bears were tagged, tattooed and micro chipped in order to identify them in the future should they come back in to contact with humans. Neither bear had previously been handled by NDOW.
Jan Morgan is a Nationally Recognized 2nd Amendment Advocate/Speaker, NRA Certified Firearms Instructor, NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, State Certified Concealed Carry Instructor, founder of Armed American Woman, (a national firearms training program for women). Her Armed American Woman Firearms training program has a 100 percent accident free gun safety record and proven record of success with students across the country.
Last week, I wrote about the strong possibility of poor fishing this summer due to our prolonged drought period.
In addition to the possibility of poor fishing, be aware of the ever-increasing, serious fire danger surrounding us because of our current long daylight hours, hot weather, gusty afternoon winds, low humidity, bone-dry vegetation and dumb acts by humans. Not a good combination.
Washoe County authorities have identified the man suspected of killing two women in Washoe Valley and say he may have also killed an Arizona man days after he was released from prison.
Anthony Gustave Nelson, 40, who had been released from prison in Arizona on June 2 for sexual assault, is the suspect in the deaths of two women, ages 68 and 70, and who led authorities on a chase from Carson City to Sand Mountain Recreation Area on Friday, June 13 in which he died in a shootout with deputies.
Here is the latest fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of June 18-24, 2014.
Reno police are now involved in the investigation involving Friday night's chase from Carson City to Sand Mountain Recreation Area in Churchill County in which a possible suspect in a double homicide earlier in Washoe Valley was killed during a shootout with authorities.
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office detectives continue to investigate Friday's double homicide in Washoe Valley and the multi-county vehicle chase on Highway 50 that began in Carson City and ended in a shootout with officers in Sand Mountain Recreation Area in Churchill County. Two women were found dead inside a Washoe Valley home. One man was injured by the shooter.
Double homicide confirmed; Suspect dead; High speed chase on Highway 50 through Carson City, Lyon, Fallon ends at Sand MountainSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 7:54pm
This story has since been updated with new information provided Saturday by the Washoe County Sheriff's Office. Go here for the latest update.
UPDATE: 11:10PM: Two women were found dead Friday night in a Washoe Valley home while the suspect was killed in a shootout after a high speed chase on Highway 50 that began in Carson City and ended at Sand Mountain Recreation Area in Churchill County. One man was shot and injured and is at Renown Medical Center in Reno, said Washoe County Sheriff's Office Detective Lt. Tom Green. His condition is unknown at this time.
The suspect is believed to have stolen a white Jeep Cherokee, which was registered to the residence, Green said. Inside the garage of the home was a pickup with Arizona license plates. Detectives are trying to determine if the pickup belonged to the suspect, said Green.
UPDATE 9:15 PM: The suspect in a Washoe Valley shooting earlier tonight is dead, confirmed Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong who was at the scene. No officers were hurt. Multiple agencies were involved in the pursuit, which began in Carson City on Highway 50 East and ended at a campground in the Sand Mountain Recreation Area. The campground was evacuated. At least eight Carson City sheriff's officers were involved in the pursuit.
UPDATE 855PM: Suspect reported down in the Sand Mountain Area in Churchill County after a shootout with law enforcement. Officers on the scene said the chase has ended. More information forthcoming as it becomes available.
Here is the latest fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of June 4-10, 2014.
There is something for everyone at a Friends of NRA banquet. From the moment you walk in, the atmosphere is brimming with excitement. Whether you’re keeping an eye on that unique item in the silent auction, trying your luck at the game tables, or just dining on some delicious food, you’ll be sure to have a good time. It’s a family-friendly event chock-full of everything from exclusive, limited edition merchandise, firearms, knives, art, jewelry, and more. Not to mention all the great people you’ll meet in the process!
The course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home. Students have the opportunity to attend this course using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. From a review of safe firearms handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation.
Fire restrictions will begin Friday on public land throughout western Nevada, eastern California and the Sierra, according to the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management.
Below-average precipitation this winter and spring and a third consecutive year of drought have led to abnormally low soil-and-fuel moistures, increasing the potential for large and potentially devastating wildfires, the agencies announced.
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.
Sparks Middle School's intercom did not work Oct. 21, 2013 when 12-year-old student Jose Reyes shot and killed a teacher and himself and injured two students, recently released documents show.
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Nearly seven months after a deadly schoolyard shooting in Nevada, police have completed their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the seventh-grader who killed a teacher and wounded two classmates before taking his own life.
A 26-year-old man was arrested Saturday on felony drug and firearm charges after he allegedly fired several rounds from a handgun near hiking trails, according to the Carson City Sheriff's Office.
Jesse Jonathan Sillis-Teran, 26, of Carson City is being held on $27,911 bail. According to the arrest report, officers were dispatched to the area of Silver Saddle Road and Carson River Road for a report of shots fired in the area.
A Carson City man has been sentenced to life in prison for the gang-related shooting death of a man near Aces Ballpark in downtown Reno.
Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, northern California and the Sierra. This Saturday, April 26, 2014 is the opening day for fishing in most California waters. Remember to keep your fishing license in view, the thermos filled with coffee and tight lines all the way.
The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday night in Silver Springs.
Deputies were called shortly after 9 p.m. to a Catfish Street address after dispatch received a call from a woman who advised she had shot her adult son, said Lyon County Sheriff's Lieutenant J. L. Pattison.
Passionate outdoorsmen recently formed the newest Pheasants Forever chapter in Nevada, known as the Great Basin Pheasants Forever chapter. The group will focus its attention on habitat improvements, increasing pheasant populations, and youth outdoor participation in the Great Basin area.
The Great Basin chapter was drawn to Pheasants Forever’s unique model, which empowers county and local chapters with the responsibility to determine how 100 percent of their locally raised conservation funds will be spent.
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 April 2-8, 2014. Opening day for fishing in California is Saturday, April 26.
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 26 through April 2, 2014.
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 19-25, 2014.
ADOBE POND, CALIF:
Closed until Saturday, April 26, 2014.
ALMANOR LAKE, CALIF:
Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association (530-365-7500) (www.shastacascade.com) reports:
Fishermen are reporting that the north fork is a bit clearer.
You may have fair catches from Canyon Dam to Lake Cove this week.
Courtesy of Almanor Fishing Adventures.
ANGEL LAKE, ELKO COUNTY, NEV:
A motorcycle rider was injured Saturday after being shot in the elbow near the Vine Street race track in Fernley, according to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office.
Three motorcycle riders told deputies they were riding in the desert near the Sarasota Flats dry lake when one of them was shot in the right elbow, sustaining non-life threatening injuries. Sarasota Flats is a common area for target practice, said Lyon County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jeremy Grundy.
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.
A Dayton woman was transported to a hospital after her son's gun accidentally went off and shot her.
According to the Sergeant with the Lyon County Sheriff Dayton Substation, on Thursday, February 27, 2014, a young man was showing his new gun to his father.
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.
One of Lake Tahoe's biggest funding mechanisms for clarity and restoration efforts, as well as millions for parks, trails and firefighting efforts in the state, money drawn from the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act, is under threat by members of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee.
Nevada Sen. Harry Reid on Wednesday denounced House efforts to gut the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act as part of the Tule Springs legislation mark-up to take place Thursday morning.
A 50-year-old Zephyr Cove woman faces a charge of open murder after allegedly shooting and killing her husband.
Tatiana Leibel, was taken into custody by Douglas County Sheriff's Office Tuesday morning, said Sgt. Pat Brooks.
On Sunday, Feb 23, 2014 at 11 a.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to 452 Kent Way, Zephyr Cove for a report of a male who had shot himself.
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.
A burly truck driver, Guy Perry could be an intimidating figure.
But Cassidy Perry, his youngest of three children and only daughter, didn%u2019t see him that way.
Some additional but seldom considered facts about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown Connecticut are important if we wish to protect the children rather than demagogue the issue. The following two links can provide insight into the problem while ignoring the campaign slogans and political posturing. We need to start acting like men instead and assume the responsibility that all men have to protect innocent life. Children die when grown men act like children, instead of men.
A man shot himself in the chin early Sunday morning in what the Carson City Sheriff's Office are calling an accidental shooting.
Deputies were called to the 1400 block of North Nevada street at 1:53 a.m. Sunday after a man called 911 saying his brother shot himself.
David Michael Grimes, 33, was sentenced in Carson City District Court Tuesday to the maximum sentence for voluntary manslaughter in a Feb. 3, 2013 shooting outside a Washington Street home following a Super Bowl Sunday party.
Thirteen months ago, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and killed twenty students and six members of the school’s staff. Earlier, Lanza shot and killed his mother before driving to the school on his deadly mission. His death at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head ended the brutal killing spree. In the days following the horrific event, calls for sane gun control from a variety of sectors of our society were heard across the country.
The victim of Sunday morning's shooting at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center has died, said Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.
The victim, Francis Dresser, 86, and her husband, lived of Douglas County. Carson City sheriff’s detectives have amended the arrest charges for William Dresser, Francis’ husband, to murder. Dresser remains in custody on suicide watch at the Carson City Jail on $225,000 bond.
Elderly man accused of shooting paralyzed wife at Carson City hospital intended to kill her, himselfSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 1:04pm
Hospital gunman identified as husband of victim; woman flown to Renown trauma unit with life threatening injuriesSubmitted by Jeff Munson on Sun, 01/19/2014 - 12:45pm
This story has been updated. Go here for the followup story.
UPDATE: Here's the latest update from Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong: At approximately 5:15 p.m., the Carson City Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Butti Way and Airport Road on a report of an adult male in the area bleeding heavily.
The Storey County School District Director of Transportation has become the first in the nation to take the pro-active step to hold interactive, scenario-based attack countermeasure training for school bus drivers. The first training takes place this Friday, Jan. 3 in Virginia City.
More details were made available by Reno police this afternoon after a Carson City man wanted for murder fatally turned the gun on himself in a south Reno park.
Michael Dylan Brentlinger, 22, shot himself once in the head at Manzanita Park using a .45 caliber handgun, the same caliber believed used to kill a Carson City man early Saturday morning inside a Carmine Street home and critically wounding his 19-year-old daughter, said Reno Police Department Lt. William Rulla.
Murder suspect Michael Dylan Brentlinger was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a Reno park after a standoff with police there, confirms Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.
A man has been found shot and possibly dead in a Reno park, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said. The man may be the suspect in Saturday's fatal shooting.
Carson City Sheriff's Office detectives are on their way to Reno this afternoon. It is believed the suspect in Saturday morning's killing, Brentlinger, was found shot, possibly fatally self-inflicted, in the area of 630 Manzanita in Reno.
The 22-year-old man believed to have shot and killed a Carmine Road man and critically wounded his daughter remains at large Monday with Carson City law enforcement puzzled by his whereabouts.
Carson City detectives worked overnight into Sunday morning following leads in the early Saturday morning killing of a Carmine Road man, the father of the alleged gunman's ex-girlfriend who was critically wounded.