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News – Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 3:52pm

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The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in attempting to locate a missing endangered person.

News – Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 5:50pm

by Kelsey Penrose

Beginning over the last weekend, Carson City residents began receiving letters letting them know that their data and financial information may have been compromised following a data breach involving water bill online payments.

Business – Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 2:59pm

Nevada Dept. of Business and Industry

The Nevada Division of Industrial Relations Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Safety Consultation and Training Section are urging businesses to assess the risk to and protect workers from exposure to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.

Arts and Entertainment – Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 2:19pm

By Gina Lopez Hill

The 2020 Celtic Music Series will continue on Feb. 15, 2020 in the Brewery Art Center’s performance hall in Carson City at 7 p.m. with Fortunate Strangers. This is the sixth season of Carson’s Celtic Music series.

News – Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 12:59pm

Carson City Sheriff’s Office Undersheriff Ken Sandage officially retired Thursday after 29 years of service with the sheriff’s office.

News – Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 10:41am

Aly Lawson, Nevada Momentum

Carson City Library was recognized with a Spotlight Award for their successful implementation of Job Seeking with Google, a workshop series offered last fall in collaboration with JOIN Inc.

News – Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 10:42am

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division is asking for information in a fraudulent use of a credit card case.

News – Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 10:10am

A 28-year-old Carson City man was arrested Wednesday for suspicion of domestic battery and violation of a suspended sentence, a Carson City sheriff’s report states.

News – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 5:07pm

Heading into Thursday and we’re looking at plenty of sunshine with a daytime high near 60. Happenings around the capital city include a cardio and strength connection class offered through Carson Tahoe Health and Wellness, Valentine-themed activities at Carson Mall, a Muscle Powered hike at Clear Creek Trail, Pilates at the Brewery Arts Center, the second of three Carson City school zone modification meetings and more.

Nevada Politics – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 6:08pm

by Kelsey Penrose

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders will be returning to Carson City this Sunday to rally the community.

Sports – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 9:29pm

By Isaiah Burrows, Tahoe Onstage

Nevada’s furious second half comeback paved the road to a 62-59 victory over in-state rival UNLV on Wednesday at Lawlor Events Center in Reno.

Arts and Entertainment – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 5:58pm

By Allison Van Etten

Students from Wild Horse Children’s Theater in Carson City won a Freddie G Excellence in Music national theater award and earned recognition at the 2020 Junior Theater Festival West, which happened Feb. 7-9, 2020 at Wells Fargo Pavilion.

Business – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 4:52pm

by Kelsey Penrose

Nobility Trauma Clean-up LLC., which focuses on cleaning properties associated with death, hoarding, methamphetamine labs and general trauma, will host its grand opening on Feb. 29 at its new Carson City location, located at 2701 Conestoga Dr. No. 123.

News – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 1:50pm

by Kelsey Penrose

Stuart Rathbone first learned about Donner Pass after he moved to Northern Nevada from the UK five years ago. As he got to know the story, he became increasingly fascinated with the scale of the journey over the Sierra, and the scale of the engineering involved in opening that route to traffic.

Community – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 2:37pm

By Erika Cowger, Lyon County School District

Kwashiorkor, affenpinscher, hsaing-waing, whippoorwill — these are only a few of the many challenging words participants in the 2020 Scripps National Spelling Bee could potentially be presented with and have to spell correctly in order to advance their hopes of becoming the 2020 National Champion.

Arts and Entertainment – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 1:42pm

Still looking for a fun Valentine’s Day date night? This Friday night comedian Myles Weber will be in Carson City to headline the Carson Comedy Club inside the Carson Nugget.

News – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 11:40am

Guy Clifton, Travel Nevada

CARSON CITY — Efforts to secure voting rights for Nevada women began as early as 1869 — just five years after statehood – but it wouldn’t be until 1914 that male voters passed the state’s women’s suffrage amendment.

Business – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 10:30am

Photos by Cathleen Allison, Nevada Momentum

More than 130 people attended Tuesday’s Nevada Manufacturing and Technology Forum at Western Nevada College in Carson City. The event featured tours and information on the college’s Automation & Industrial Technology Center.

Community – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 10:04am

by Kelsey Penrose

Happy Wednesday Carson City and say hello to our Nevada Humane Society’s Pet of the Week: Slade!

News – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 10:16am

A 40-year-old Sparks man was booked early Wednesday into Carson City Jail for a misdemeanor probation violation warrant issued Dec. 4, 2019 out of Carson City Justice Court. Bail: $3,000.

Announcements – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 8:51am

By Emma Doty

The National Honor Society is having a blood drive in the Carson High School library on Feb. 20 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Blood is in short supply in the winter months, but if 1 percent more of Americans donated, shortages would disappear for the foreseeable future. So come donate at Carson High School on Feb. 20. It only takes an hour, and the life you save could be your own.

Outdoors – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 7:47am

By Carson Watershed Subconservancy

CARSON CITY — Did you know you live in a watershed? Everyone does. The “I Am Carson River Watershed” campaign aims to connect our community to the watershed they live in and provide a few easy-to-do actions that can help keep our water healthy.

News – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 5:13pm

Looking ahead to Wednesday, we can expect sunny skies and continued highs in the mid-50s. Midweek events include a Dayton chamber breakfast with the founder of the Desert Pigs cleanup nonprofit group. Plus there’s the first of 5 days of Valentine-themed festivities that begins at Carson Mall; an open house at Bethlehem Lutheran School, a CASA information hour, a Carson City School District meeting regarding proposed middle school zone modification. Plus there’s a yoga class, Salsa dancing at Yaple’s Ballroom, country and pop dancing at Carson Lanes, a safety workshop for women and more.

News – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 11:47am

Michelle Rindels and Riley Snyder, The Nevada Independent

Bob Cashell, the former longtime mayor of Reno and Nevada lieutenant governor known for his big personality, died on Tuesday. He was 81.

Jim Bauserman, a family friend, confirmed the news to The Nevada Independent. Community leaders, including current Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve, offered tributes on Tuesday.

News – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 10:58am

by Kelsey Penrose

According to a letter sent out to a group of residents who pay their water bill online in Carson City, their financial information was compromised due to a data breach, according to City Manager Nancy Paulson.

Nevada Politics – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 9:12am

By Lyon County Democratic Central Committee

Early Voting for the Democratic Presidential Caucus will be held at the Dayton Senior Center Saturday, Feb. 15 only from 10am to 6pm. Nevada’s Democrats will have an opportunity to cast early votes for up to five candidates, in preference order, who are still in the running for delegates to the county, state and national conventions that will select the Democratic nominee for November’s presidential election. More information at caucus.nvdems.com.

Health & Wellness – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 9:26am

Healthy people make healthy communities. What are the biggest barriers to overall health and quality healthcare here in northern Nevada? Learn about innovative approaches happening here in our community and what is being done to ensure all Nevadans can lead healthy, happy lives.

News – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 12:58pm

Carson City Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies were called Tuesday afternoon to Highway 50 East in the area of Flint Road for a bicycle rider who suffered a medical issue.

News – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 9:21am

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance with an attempt to identify the suspects in a credit card theft case.

Announcements – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 8:57am

By Melanie McCormick – Executive Director

A Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is a trained volunteer appointed by a judge to speak up for the best interests of children in foster care. CASA Volunteers are Everyday Heroes who come from all walks of life and serve as the eyes and ears of the Court.

Health & Wellness – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 6:39am

By Quest Lakes

Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties holds a breakfast meeting on the second Thursday of each month at 9am in various locations in Storey and Lyon counties.

HCC’s February meeting is Thursday, Feb. 13, 9 a.m. at the Silver Springs Community Center, 2945 Fort Churchill Street, Silver Springs, Nev.

News – Monday, February 10, 2020 – 5:24pm

With sunny skies and daytime highs in the 50s, Tuesday is shaping up to be a great day around the capital city. Muscle Powered will host morning and evening walks, plus there’s an assortment of meetings, club gatherings, art showings, a local school board meeting and more. At the end of the day, there’s no better way to cap off the evening than by celebrating, with your sweetheart, music about love. That will be what’s happening at Living the Good Life as Mile High Jazz Band and our celebrated vocalist Jakki Ford will do just that presenting “Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts.” Read on for details.

Community – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 7:54am

By CASA of Carson City

Simple pleasures, like nibbling on homemade French fries dipped in killer ranch dressing, are what social workers at the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services Carson City District Office look forward to most in the thick of daily stressors.

Arts and Entertainment – Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 8:58am

In this edition of It’s Your City, host Cortney Bloomer sits down with Linda Belgray to watch trailers and talk about this year’s upcoming slate of movies to be shown at the 7th annual International Film Festival, hosted by Friends of the Carson City Library.

Announcements – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 4:35am

By Rich Dunn

Starting this weekend, Nevada’s Democrats will have an opportunity to cast early votes for up to five candidates, in preference order, who are still in the running for delegates to the county, state and national conventions that will select the Democratic nominee for November’s presidential election.

Announcements – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 4:27am

Bepsy Strasburg, Carson City Republicans

Precinct organization comes from people who live in your neighborhood. They are volunteer activists. They work diligently to know your concerns; they promote your issues and concerns to your local and state elected officials.

Nevada Politics – Tuesday, February 11, 2020 – 6:34am

Democratic Presidential candidate Tom Steyer will visit Carson City this Wednesday, Feb. 12 and open a William Street office. Doors open at 6 p.m. The office is located at 1426 E William St., Suite 3, Carson City.

News – Monday, February 10, 2020 – 4:42pm

Carson City Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies were called late Monday afternoon to a vehicle crash in the area of
East Long and North Peters streets.

Opinion – Monday, February 10, 2020 – 1:56pm

By McAvoy Layne

I’ve long wondered how the marathon run came to be 26 miles in the first place. So I did a little research and found the history to be fascinating. It all started, like so many other events in history, after tossing back a few beers, away back in 490 B.C.

Arts and Entertainment – Monday, February 10, 2020 – 3:20pm

By Tahoe Onstage

Burning Man arrives early in Nevada this year. No, not that fall gathering in the desert. Dierks Bentley is returning to the Summer Concert Series at Harveys Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena for a concert on Saturday, Aug. 15, and he will bring his award-winning song “Burning Man” with him.