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Nevada Appeal

Serving Northern Nevada

As a day goes by and all events are snuggly put in an envelope, every once in a while something comes up that needs to be evaluated. Not every day mind you. Maybe not even...
Author: By Trina Machacek
Posted: September 24, 2020, 1:45 pm
Every person carries around a 3-pound universe filled with billions of cells that communicate and orchestrate everything we do — from thinking to moving to sensing. It makes sense that such a busy planet of...
Author: By Kaleb M. Roedel kroedel@nevadanewsgroup.com
Posted: September 24, 2020, 1:30 pm
Carson City Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is reporting 10 new cases and 14 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County Region on Wednesday. This brings the total number of cases to 1,264, with 1,134...
Author: Carson City Health and Human Services
Posted: September 24, 2020, 1:02 am
Donna Barnes February 9, 1947 – September 21, 2020 Donna Barnes, 73, of Fallon, Nevada, passed away September 21, 2020. She was born on February 9, 1947, in Reno, NV, to the late Donald and...
Posted: September 24, 2020, 12:32 am
In Loving Memory Cheryl Lynn Crews March 4, 1949 – September 21, 2020 Devoted Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother. Cheryl passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her parents...
Posted: September 24, 2020, 12:32 am
Harold Russell Hall, 93, of Silver Springs, passed away on September 18, 2020. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, 775-882-4965.
Posted: September 24, 2020, 12:32 am
Nevada added 509 new coronavirus infections since Tuesday, 425 or 83.5 percent of them in Clark County. The Silver State has 76,807 confirmed cases of the disease. Just 10.6 percent — 54 — were in...
Author: Geoff Dornan gdornan@nevadaappeal.com
Posted: September 23, 2020, 9:58 pm
Carson City is making available personal protective equipment to businesses under its Business Supply Assistance program. Starting Thursday, businesses with a valid Carson City business license can apply to receive disposable gloves, masks, sanitizer and...
Author: Nevada Appeal staff report
Posted: September 23, 2020, 9:36 pm
The system allowing most Nevadans to renew licenses and ID cards online is up and running DMV Director Julie Butler said there are as many as 75,000 Nevadans eligible to use the service. It also...
Author: Nevada Appeal Capitol Bureau
Posted: September 23, 2020, 8:30 pm
The Carson City School District is offering weekly online updates on active COVID-19 cases on its website for community members interested in staying informed on monitoring the health of its staff and students. Superintendent Richard...
Author: By Jessica Garcia jgarcia@nevadaappeal.com
Posted: September 23, 2020, 7:19 pm
A panel of experts from real estate, banking and construction painted a positive economic outlook for western Nevada Wednesday saying the economy here is rebounding despite the pandemic. And a significant reason, they agreed, is...
Author: Geoff Dornan gdornan@nevadaappeal.com
Posted: September 23, 2020, 6:08 pm
Adrienne Wiggins, a science, technology, engineering and math teacher at Empire Elementary School, has received a $2,000 grant as part of the Voya Financial, Inc. 2020 Unsung Heroes awards competition, according to a news release from the...
Author: Carson City School District
Posted: September 23, 2020, 4:30 pm
The Secretary of State’s Elections Division has set up a service that allows voters to track the status of their mail-in ballot. The electronic service will let voters know when the ballot is mailed to...
Author: Nevada Appeal Capitol Bureau
Posted: September 23, 2020, 3:50 pm
The Nevada Department of Transportation on Thursday removed the recently-installed all-way stop at U.S. 95 and Sheckler/Wildes roads and re-established the free-flow intersection for U.S. 95 traffic. The intersection will remain a stop condition for...
Author: Nevada News Group
Posted: September 23, 2020, 2:50 pm
Local races, county question highlight general election A virtual Candidates Night on Oct. 7 for the one Churchill County Commission opening and the School Board will be aired on radio stations KVLV (980 AM) and...
Author: Nevada News Group
Posted: September 23, 2020, 2:48 pm
Mandie Lister’s background prepared her for a leadership role Working as a law enforcement dispatcher while getting her four-year degree in Reno, Mandie Lister found her calling. “There was an emergency incident that happened at the...
Author: By Thomas Ranson Nevada News Group
Posted: September 23, 2020, 2:46 pm
More than a half century ago, a young Navy ensign and Stanford University graduate raised his right hand, listened to the words to support and defend the U.S. Constitution, and said “I do.” Robert “Bob”...
Author: By Steve Ranson Nevada News Group
Posted: September 23, 2020, 2:44 pm
The long-awaited general election ballots are here. If you haven’t received yours you need to check on it. Just a few comments on mail-in balloting. First, don’t confuse it with absentee ballots, where you must...
Author: By Tom Riggins
Posted: September 23, 2020, 2:36 pm
“Nobody knows the system better than me, which is why I alone can fix it.” Presidential nominee Donald Trump, July 21, 2016. “I don’t take responsibility at all.” President Donald Trump, March 13, 2020. When...
Posted: September 23, 2020, 2:35 pm
A single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning killed a passenger and injured the river, the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office said. At about 12:25 a.m., CCSO deputies, fire and rescue from Fallon Churchill Volunteer Fire Department and...
Author: Staff report
Posted: September 23, 2020, 2:34 pm