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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

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Bibee & Associates

Brad & Sue Linn

Capital City Auto Parts

Capitol City Electric Inc.

Carol Pitts

Carolyn & Eric Ingbar

CGI, Inc.

Cinderlite Rock Sand Trucking

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Deer Run Ranch Bed & Breakfast

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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. …

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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

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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. …

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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.

Gov. Sandoval Discusses Upcoming Trade Mission With Las Vegas Asian Business Leaders

CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval today met with members of the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce to discuss his upcoming trade mission to the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Korea.

Fernley 95A Speedway Race Report for 9/1/12

Fernley 95A Speedway held the next to last points race of the year on Saturday, September 1. Over 70 cars registered, including 23 IMCA Modifieds.

Fernley 95A Speedway Race Results for August 18, 2012

It was a night of yellow flags, red flags, restarts, darkness, and fantastic racing at Fernley 95A Speedway on Saturday, August 18. Eighty-five entries in six racing divisions were on hand, plus eight Outlaw Karts.

Fernley 95A Speedway Race Results for July 21, 2012

The weather was hot, and so was the racing action at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday night. The Hobby Stock division led off, with Tom Haxall of Verdi taking the lead from pole and building a margin over Sun Valley’s Rick Miller and Jake Baker of Reno. Carl Barlow of Silver Springs, who won from the back of the field two weeks ago, wasted no time charging through the field to second place. Newcomer Haxall didn’t realize that the track rules call for racing back to the yellow, so when the first caution came out for two cars spinning in turn two, he lost the lead to Barlow.

Fernley 95A Speedway Race Results for July 7, 2012

Saturday night’s racing program at Fernley 95A Speedway started off with every car present on track for a tribute to fallen racer Tommy Teters, who passed away recently. Teters’ sprint car took one last lap and the checkered flag.

Fernley 95A Speedway Race Report for June 9, 2012

The weather was cool and the track fast as nearly 70 racecars competed at Fernley 95A Speedway on Saturday, June 9.

Obituary: Stephen L. Wright

Stephen L. Wright, age 55, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his home in Carson City, Nevada. He was born on October 11, 1956, at Tripler army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, to parent...

Alaska biologist: Not enough Tahoe bears to support '12 hunt

The Nevada Department of Wildlife's quota recommendation for the 2012 black bear hunt is being challenged by an Alaskan biologist and author hired by one of the hunt's most passionate opponents.

“The State has not met its burden of proof that this population is robust enough to withstand repeated sport hunting without its viability being seriously jeopardized,” said Stephen Stringham, who holds a doctorate in behavioral and population ecology, in a statement. Stringham is president of Wild Watch based out of Alaska.

Obituary: Eric S. Holton

Eric Stephen Holton was taken too soon on April 23, 2012 at Incline Village Lake Tahoe. The family will be hosting a gathering of friends and family on April 28th, 2012 at 3:00pm at 226 Beverly...

Death Notice: Cole

Stephen C. Cole, 60, passed away at home in Silver Springs, Nevada on April 18, 2012. Capitol City Cremation & Burial is handling the arrangements. 775-882-1766Copyright 2012 -. All rights reserved...

Fernley 95A Speedway Opens

Fernley 95A Speedway Season Opens
By Roger Diez

Fernley 95A Speedway opened its 2012 season on Saturday, April 14 with a full racing program on the 3/8 mile clay oval. The track is under new management headed up by Vuki Wilson and Matt Ramthun with the slogan “A Racers’ Track Run by Racers”. Six racing divisions were on hand, plus a contingent of Box Stock Outlaw Karts driven by kids 5-10 years old.

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