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Organizers say Dayton Valley Library authors event was success

Marty Lewis, President of the Friends of the Dayton Valley Library
President of the Friends of the Dayton Valley Library, Marty Lewis, and Lyon Cou
Local writer Ron Bell

The Friends of the Dayton Valley Library held the first August Authors Event on Saturday, August 16 at the Dayton Valley Branch Library. There were approximately 50 attendees and the library parking lot was full. Residents of Dayton were invited to interact with five local Nevada writers, discuss their writing, purchase books and have them signed by the authors.

NDOT finishes important phase of Carson City freeway work

Work on a critical construction phase of the Carson City Freeway Project has finished, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation.

Completion of the 2B-2 roadway project is considered a milestone, NDOT officials say. The project included roadway grading, utility relocation, extensive drainage facilities to channel storm water runoff and construction of an overpass bringing Snyder Avenue over the future freeway.

Dayton man found guilty of drug, weapons charges after February bust nets stolen guns

A two-day trial led to the conviction Wednesday of a 47-year-old Dayton man on felony drug and weapon charges. Gary Edward Allen stood trial in Third Judicial District Court in Yerington and was found guilty on drug trafficking and four counts of possession of stolen firearms.

The conviction stems from a series of arrests made Feb. 14, 2014 in the hills above Clearview Drive in Carson City where at least 60 stolen guns were recovered. Allen and three others were arrested.

Carson City area programs among Nevada Tourism grant recipients

Two local programs, Nevada Indian Territory and Ventana Sierra, Inc., received grant money from the Nevada Commission on Tourism designed to increase travel to the Carson City area.

The money is part of $985,146 in grant funding for projects throughout rural Nevada designed to increase travel to those areas, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced Wednesday at the commission’s quarterly meeting.

TACH Presents Global Music and Dance

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July 26, 2014 - 7:00pm

Traditional Association for Cultural Harmony, a non-profit organization presents "Global Music and Dance" in July, 2014. A four-day concert will present a collaboration of Indo-American artist, an Indian Dance, Indian Classical, Jazz, Fusion, Saxophone, Flute, Harp and more.

Top artists presenting the events on July 12, 25, 26 and 27 are:

Raley's offers discounted tickets for 25th American Century Championship celebrity golf tourney

Discounted tickets to the 25th American Century Championship, the all-star sports and celebrity golf tournament at south shore Lake Tahoe held July 15-20, are now on sale at Raley's, Nob Hill and Bel Air locations throughout Northern California and Nevada.

Man with felony warrants jailed for giving Carson City deputy the wrong name

A 20-year-old man was arrested Monday on multiple felony charges including two warrants, a Carson City sheriff's deputy said. Cahner Stephen Yews, of Gardnerville, was taken into custody at 11:16 a.m. in the area of Roop and John streets following a traffic stop.
According to the arrest report, officers stopped the vehicle, occupied by four people, because it had suspended plates.

WNC Baseball: Busy final MLB draft day as five former ‘Cats taken

Growing up only a half-hour away from Seattle in Maple Valley, Wash., the Seattle Mariners have always been Taylor Smart’s baseball team.

The former Western Nevada College infielder’s boyhood dream of one day playing for the Mariners became closer to reality on Saturday when the Mariners selected Smart in the 26th round of the Major League Baseball draft.

Summer Sessions with Slightly Stoopid, NOFX, Stephen Marley

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July 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Slightly Stoopid, NOFX, Stephen Marley perform at North Tahoe Regional Park, Tahoe Vista, July 17 at 4 p.m.

Tickets are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com/Rebelution-tickets/artist/1182307 and cost $37.50 - $137.50 for general admission. The show is open to all ages.

For more information, visit www.prepresents.com or contact Kaati Reno at Kaati@ReggaeFestivalGuide.com or 775-846-8238

Western Nevada College graduates record number of students at spring 2014 commencements

Western Nevada College will graduate 543 students this spring. Commencement was held Monday in Carson City with a ceremony to be held Tuesday in Fallon. The class of 2014 will receive a record 581 degrees and certificates.

Also on Monday, the WNC nursing program graduates celebrated with a traditional pinning ceremony at the Carson Nugget. Dr. Tom Kubistant, a WNC psychology and communications instructor, delivered the Carson City ceremony commencement address.

WNC Softball: Wildcats end final home game in slugfest with College of Southern Nevada

Heather Septon won’t ever forget her sophomore appreciation day at Western Nevada College. Septon slugged two home runs and knocked in seven runs as the Wildcats lost a 16-12 slugfest to College of Southern Nevada in the team’s final home softball game Saturday at Edmonds Sports Complex in Carson City.

Carson High School Safe Graduation Donations

Carson High Safe Grad would like to thank all of our 2014 donors so far. You all make this event possible for our graduating teens of Carson High School!

Allbritten/Slates CPAS, LLC

Allison MacKenzie Law Firm

Artistic Fence Co

Bibee & Associates

Brad & Sue Linn

Capital City Auto Parts

Capitol City Electric Inc.

Carol Pitts

Carolyn & Eric Ingbar

CGI, Inc.

Cinderlite Rock Sand Trucking

Dean & Christine Weitzel

Deer Run Ranch Bed & Breakfast

Dr. Andrea K. Weed

Dr. Stephen Palazzolo

Edmond & Mary Pierczynski

Carson City SET officers arrest man on felony drug charges

A 27-year-old Dayton man was arrested Feb. 14, 6:31 p.m. in the area of Caroline and Valley streets in Carson City on suspicion of felony conspiracy, possession with intent to sell and transportation of heroin. Gilbert Raymond Ramirez, was being held on $35,000 bail.

According to the arrest report, officers with the Carson City Special Enforcement Team worked with a person who agreed to make a transaction while wearing a wire. The transaction would be for four "points" of heroin, which in street terms a point is .10 grams for a total of $80, the arrest report states.

Obituary Stephen E. Steiner

December 8, 1950 - January 13, 2014 Stephen (Edward) Steiner passed away on January 13, 2014 shortly after celebrating his...

Our love affair with the V&T Railroad

Ask a 3-year-old what sound a train makes, and the child will give out a “whoo whoo,” even a child who has never seen a train in person.

From Johnny Cash songs to “Petticoat Junction,” said author and railroad expert Stephen Drew, railroads are a pervasive part of our culture.

Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack documentary featured Saturday at BRIC in Carson City

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December 7, 2013 - 11:00am

Carson City Library will present National Geographic’s documentary film “Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack” on Saturday, Dec. 7, the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The film will be shown at the BRIC, 109 E. Proctor Street in downtown Carson City. The film will begin at 11:00 a.m. (just before the Wine Walk).

Obituary Hal Slagle

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October 3, 2013 (All day)

Harold (Hal) Howard Slagle passed away October 3, 2013 in Orange, CA. Born January 25, 1933 in Oregon IL.
He is survived by his sister Frances O'Brian of Oregon, IL, a brother Charles Slagle of Prescott, AZ and his daughters and their families, Karen Bien of Rochelle, IL and Linda Hoffman of Lake Elsinore, CA and 5 grandsons, 6 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his father, Harold Francis Slagle, mother, Bertha Viola Buker and his son, Stephen Howard Slagle.
He was a long time resident of Fallon, NV and Lahontan Dam area.

Death Notice: Stephen “Les” Harris

Stephen “Les” Harris, 62, passed away October 12, 2013 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial (775) 882-1766. …


Area artists work on display at the Carson City Business Resource Innovation Center

The Capital City Arts Initiative opened its exhibition, BRIC Art 4, with artwork by eight area artists at the Carson City Business Resource Innovation Center on Wednesday. The exhibition will remain at the BRIC through early September 2014.

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The Capital City Arts Initiative announces its exhibition, BRIC Art 4, with artwork by eight area artists at the City’s Business Resource Innovation Center [BRIC]. CCAI will host a reception for the artists on Wednesday, October 9, from 5 - 7pm. The BRIC is located at 108 E Proctor Street, Carson City. The exhibition and reception are free and the public is cordially invited. The exhibition will remain at the BRIC through early September 2014.

75th Nevada Day Parade Launching With Event High In The Sky

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October 26, 2013 (All day)

The 75th anniversary of the Nevada Day Parade will be celebrated on Saturday, October 26th, 2013 in Carson City and is expected to produce record-breaking attendance.

The day-long experience is kicked off with the opportunity to ride in a hot air balloon. This is a rare opportunity to participate in a mass ascension with a downtown lift-off in Carson City. A downtown lift-off is extremely rare in the hot air balloon industry. Individuals and businesses can sponsor a balloon, which includes the opportunity to ride in the balloon during the event.

Wildcats to Play First Alumni Baseball Game on Sept. 7

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September 7, 2013 - 11:00am

For the first time in program history, the Western Nevada College baseball team is going to take a crack at beating a team made up of successful Wildcats from the past.

Coach D.J. Whittemore has scheduled the first Wildcat Alumni Game for 11 a.m. Sept. 7 at John L. Harvey Field in Carson City. Fans are invited to watch the nine-inning game for free.

Seven players from WNC’s three National Junior College Athletic Association World Series teams have agreed to participate in the matchup and, so far, Wildcats from seven of Whittemore’s eight previous clubs will participate.

Two Carson City men arrested on felony drug charges

Two Carson City men face drug charges after officers found methamphetamine in a vehicle.

Stephen Charles Wilhoite, 47, and Dennis Lloyd Lee, 44, were arrested Aug. 21 in the 2000 block of Oak Ridge Drive. According to the arrest report, officers with the Special Enforcement Team went to a residence to serve a felony warrant.

UNR scientists collaborate to preserve Lake Tahoe

From Tahoe’s mountaintops to the lake’s sandy bottom, scientists from the University of Nevada, Reno continue to study and find solutions to the breadth of issues that face the entire Lake Tahoe Basin. Their research is making a tangible contribution to the decisions, policies and practices that guide the basin’s environmental health.

Piano Summit at Brewery Arts Center

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August 4, 2013 - 1:30pm

The Mile High Jazz Band Association and the Brewery Arts Center present pianists Alexander Tutunov, Lisa DeSpain, and Tristan Selzler in a Piano Summit on Sunday, August 4, 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street, Carson City. Admission is free.

NFL's DeSean Jackson's 'The Making of A Father's Dream' On Road to Lake Tahoe Celebrity Golf Tourney

DeSean Jackson and Byron Jackson tell family tales of tragedy & triumphs
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July 17, 2013 - 5:00pm

“No. 10 DeSean Jackson: The Making of a Father’s Dream,” the documentary by Jackson’s brother Byron Jackson and Hollywood Director Kern Konwiser will screen Wednesday, July 17, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Horizon Casino and Resort, during the 24th American Century Celebrity Championship Tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

The multicultural film with universal themes presented by Wright Enterprises and LaHitz Media as an encore of the San Francisco Black Film Festival benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe and the academic arm of SportsRhythms.

Lyon County jurors find Reno man guilty of three felony charges of lewdness with a child

A 25-year-old Reno man was found guilty of three felony counts of lewdness with a child under the age of 14, Lyon County Assistant District Attorney Stephen Rye said.

The four-day trial in the Third Judicial District Court in Yerington concluded with the verdict on Friday, June 21. The case was prosecuted by Rye and Damian Sinnott, deputy district attorney for Lyon County.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Fernley Patrol Division and Detective Division, made the arrest and handled the investigation in the case. The crimes occurred in July 2012.

Obituary: Stephen A. Hays

Jan. 8, 1922 - May 14, 2013 Stephen A. Hays passed away as peacefully as he lived his life on May 14, 2013. Stephen was born on January 8, 1922 in Monet, MO, to Ha...

Baseball greats Chipper Jones and Ivan Rodriguez sign on to Tahoe celebrity golf tourney

Two future Major League Baseball Hall of Famers — Chipper Jones and Iván Rodríguez — are the latest to join the field of 80 sports legends and entertainment celebrities at the 24th annual American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe South, July 16-21.

Media Alliance Provides Lessons in Collaboration



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

Death Notice: Stephen A. Hays

Stephen A. Hays, 91, passed away May 14, 2013 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial, (775) 882-1766. …


Western Nevada College to graduate its largest class Monday

CARSON CITY — For the fourth consecutive year, Western Nevada College will graduate its largest class in history. The class of 2013 is 505 students strong, with 530 degrees and certificates being issued.

Four students will receive Bachelor of Technology degrees in construction management, and three students will graduate with bachelor’s degrees as part of WNC’s teacher preparation partnership with Nevada State College. The graduates span 60 years, from the youngest at age 17 and the eldest at 77.

Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player garners former NFL coach, Raider kicker support

A day after NBA basketball player Jason Collins came out as gay to Sports Illustrated, a former NFL coach and an Oakland Raider record-setting placekicker believe the NFL is ready to accept a gay football player.

"I don't think the NFL is going to have a problem," said Herm Edwards, former Kansas City Chiefs head coach, now an NFL analyst for ESPN. "Is there going to be a vote of confidence in the locker room? For some of the younger and immature players, but the veteran players — they get it."

Don Q's fishing report for week of April 17-24

Here is the weekly fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of April 17-24. Opening Day for California stream fishing is Saturday, April 27.

Cello Recital April 26 features music, conversation, wine and dessert

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April 26, 2013 - 7:30pm

The Carson City Symphony Association presents an intimate, elegant evening of Music, Conversation, Wine, and Dessert on Friday, April 26, 7:30 p.m., at a private home in Jacks Valley, south of Carson City. The recital will introduce - or reacquaint - music lovers in our area with critically acclaimed cellist Stephen Framil, who has appeared as concert soloist, chamber musician, and conductor the world over.

Cellist Stephen Framil to hold April 25 Masterclass for cellists

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April 25, 2013 - 3:00pm

Cellist Stephen Framil, visiting from Philadelphia to perform with the Carson City Symphony, will hold a Masterclass for Cellists on Thursday, April 25, 3:00-4:30 p.m., in the Band Room at Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road in Carson City.

At the class, five selected cellists will participate, and observers are welcome. The class, sponsored by the Carson City Symphony Association, is open to the public. Admission is free.

Carson City Symphony to present 'A Celebration in Two Sharps' featuring acclaimed cellist

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April 28, 2013 - 4:00pm

The Carson City Symphony, conducted by David Bugli, will perform "A Celebration in Two Sharps" on Sunday, April 28, 4 p.m., at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street. Guest soloist Stephen Framil will play the Cello Concerto by Antonín Dvořák.

The program also features Wagner's Overture to "Rienzi" and Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony. All three compositions are associated with keys having two sharps, D major and B minor.

Business Insider: Carson City one of 15 cities to show rebound in housing market

The Carson City Chamber of Commerce sent an alert out Wednesday noting that Carson City is one of 15 cities to show rebound in the housing market, according to the Business Insider.

Obituary: Stephen (Jack) Cowen

Born on November 11, 1921 and passed away on Sunday morning at 91 years of age. Once again America suffers the lost of another member of the Greatest Generation, our father. He was delivered int...

Death Notice: Stephen B. (Jack) Cowen

Stephen B. Cowen, 91 of Carson City, passed away Feb. 10, 2013 at the VA hospital in Reno. Funeral Services will be held Thursday Feb. 14, 2013 at 9:30AM at Fitzhenry's Funeral Home. Burial to foll...

Watch it Live: Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau board meeting

The board of the Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau will meet today to discuss, among other things, hiring an interim executive director. The board began its search for the interim director after Candace Duncan retired in December.

Carson City roommates fight over computer repair time, one jailed for battery

A 63-year-old Carson City man was arrested Dec. 22 after allegedly pushing and punching his roommate, a senior citizen, to the ground in an argument over a computer issue.
The victim, said to be at least 65 years of age, went to the Carson City Sheriff's Office at 5:53 p.m. to report the battery. He told authorities that his roommate broke his cell phone in half when he attempted to call police for help.

Gov. Sandoval appoints Lake Tahoe ski industry stalwart, Reno basketball team partner to Tourism Commision

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday appointed John Wagnon of Vail Resorts and Herb Santos, Jr. to the Nevada Commission on Tourism. The terms are effective immediately.

Wagnon, a 40-year veteran of the snowsports industry, is senior director of brand marketing for Vail Resorts, Inc at Heavenly Mountain Resort south shore Lake Tahoe and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.

He has served on the on the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Ski Lake Tahoe and the California Travel Industry Association boards. Wagnon is also a trustee and past chairman of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Board.

Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau director Candy Duncan to retire

After 21 years serving as executive director of the Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, Executive Director Candy Duncan has announced her retirement.
She will officially retire on Jan. 1, she told the board in a letter. During her tenure, Duncan oversaw the transformation of Carson City as a travel destination, changing the tourism paradigm by highlighting the area's rich history and modern amenities as attractive attributes to luring visitors to the capital city.

Search warrant leads to heroin and meth found inside Carson City home

A Carson City man faces felony drug charges after authorities received a search warrant and found heroin and methamphetamine. Edward Dale Cheney, 23, was arrested Oct. 15 and faces the drug charges as well as misdemeanor charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of a suspended sentence.

Carson City leaders look at appraiser for possible land swap with family trust

A Carson City family trust wishes to trade the historic Pioneer Cemetery and a 19-acre hill site south and west of Ormsby Boulevard and Kings Canyon Road. The Potter Family Trust would receive the equivalent in city land if such a land trade were to happen.
As part of the process, Carson City leaders will decide when they meet Thursday whether to appoint Stephen R. Johnson and Associates as the indendent appraiser for the potential exchange.

Fernley 95A Speedway Race Results for September 15, 2012

It was the final points race of the season, a night that would see champions crowned in six racing divisions at Fernley 95A Speedway. Over 70 cars were on hand, and there were lots of spectators in the stands rooting for their favorite driver.

Obituary: Louis J. Cardarelli

Louis J. Cardarelli, 80, of Minden passed away September 22, 2012 in Carson City. He was preceded in death by his wife Esther. He is survived by four children: Diane O'Brien, Stephen Cardarelli, C...

Gov. Sandoval Trade Mission Announces Business Agreements For Two Nevada Firms

CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval’s trade mission to the People’s Republic of China has announced two business agreements for companies located in Northern and Southern Nevada. A collaborative research agreement with the Desert Research Institute (DRI) was also expanded.

Sustainability, clean tech and economic development featured at EDAWN event

Sustainable industries and the future of energy-savings for businesses and companies will be the focus of a luncheon for regional industry and corporate leaders on Wednesday in Reno.

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