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To Laura Diaz of Carson City, Emberlynn Elizabeth Diaz, born Feb. 1, 2019, weighing 8 pounds and 9 ounces. To Michelle Chapman and Jeremiah Chapman of Dayton, Jameson Parker Chapman, born Feb. 3, 2019, weighing 7 pounds and 6 ounces. To Tiffany Sargent and William […]
Posted: February 18, 2019, 6:59 am
Jeff Leep and his Catahoula Mardi Gras Party Band will perform at the Carson Rotary Mardi Gras Celebration on Saturday in the Casino Fandango Grand Ballroom. The event features dancing, Cajun and Creole food, a raffle, live auction and Mardi Gras costume contest. Leep, owner […]
Author: Nevada Appeal staff report
Posted: February 18, 2019, 4:31 am
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) has created the Nevada-India Economic Development and Business Task Force. GOED partnered with the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce to develop the task force to increase Nevada businesses' exports to India. "India is […]
Author: Nevada Appeal staff report
Posted: February 18, 2019, 1:30 am
Over the Christmas season — I know, no more about Christmas — I'll be quick. Hey, I can be quick! Over Christmas produce departments sell mixed nuts, in their shells. I don't buy them, but my grandparents did. There was always a nut bowl with […]
Author: Trina Machacek
Posted: February 17, 2019, 11:45 pm
I had a birthday this week. I turned 44. It's interesting what happens after you turn 40. People start to dance around the topic of age, and once they find out how old you are, there's this obligation to say, "You don't look that old," […]
Author: Teri Vance
Posted: February 17, 2019, 10:30 pm
WNC professor Dr. Hal Starratt will take you to "Sacred Places" in his exhibit showcasing 40 years of photographing ancient locations in Latin America and Europe. Next month, Sacred Places will be shown in WNC's Main Gallery and Atrium, while Sarah Shearer will exhibit "Temporal […]
Author: Western Nevada College
Posted: February 17, 2019, 6:59 pm
Build reactor to use up plutonium from DOE shipment In the Feb. 13 edition, Abby Johnson writes about the DOE's recent plutonium shipment. At the end of her column she remarks that the DOE's "brazen action is an opportunity for new conversation." Well, here's my […]
Posted: February 17, 2019, 6:45 pm
Up to five inches of snow are expected today throughout Western Nevada as a winter storm warning remains in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather Services in Reno says slippery road conditions will remain. As of Sunday morning, chains and snow tires were […]
Author: Staff Report
Posted: February 17, 2019, 5:43 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Nevada relived last season's double-overtime loss at Wyoming by watching video of fans storming the floor every day for the past week, and even just before taking the court Saturday night. There were no fans storming the floor this time, as No. […]
Author: BOB MOEN
Posted: February 17, 2019, 5:35 pm
Legislation that would abolish the death penalty in Nevada was introduced Friday in the Nevada Assembly. AB149 was sponsored by Assembly Democrats Ozzie Fumo and James Ohrenschall of Las Vegas. Existing law allows a death sentence for first degree murder with aggravating factors such as […]
Author: Geoff Dornan
Posted: February 17, 2019, 3:01 pm
Have you ever been a witness or given testimony in a court? I had to testify to something a few years ago and it is a unique experience. I really felt that my testimony was spot on, but the attorney questioning me was doing his […]
Author: Mark Cyr
Posted: February 17, 2019, 2:45 pm
Note: Menus for week of Feb. 18 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive: MONDAY: Closed for holiday TUESDAY: Stuffed peppers, spinach fettuccine, mixed green salad, fresh fruit, garlic breadstick WEDNESDAY: Oven fried catfish, Cajun dirty […]
Posted: February 17, 2019, 6:59 am
The following information applies to the period of Feb. 18-24: Lane restrictions are expected at the following locations due to road/utility work: Silver Sage Drive will be reduced to a single lane between Chateau Drive and Windtree Circle, Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Winnie […]
Posted: February 17, 2019, 12:30 am
I'm pleased to report the Gannett Corporation, which publishes USA Today, the Reno Gazette Journal and more than 100 local newspapers around the country, earlier this month rejected a hostile takeover bid by Digital First Media, a subsidiary of rapacious hedge fund Alden Global Capital. […]
Author: Guy W. Farmer
Posted: February 16, 2019, 11:45 pm
The field is set for the Daytona 500, with 40 drivers ready to contest NASCAR's Super Bowl on Sunday. Two of Hendrick Racing's young guns, William Byron and Alex Bowman, put their Camaros on the front row last Sunday, and the rest of the field […]
Author: Roger Diez
Posted: February 16, 2019, 10:30 pm
Recently, SkillsUSA had its Regional Photography Competition, and all five participating CHS students are going to State. SkillsUSA is a career and technical student organization serving more than 395,000 high school, college and middle school students across the nation in trade training programs and technical […]
Posted: February 16, 2019, 6:59 pm
Silver Dollars and Wooden Nickels is a weekly feature in the Appeal's Opinion pages in which the Appeal gives Silver Dollars to those who deserve recognition and occasionally a Wooden Nickel to those who deserve criticism. SILVER DOLLAR: To Carson High senior Rylan Fancher and […]
Posted: February 16, 2019, 6:45 pm
Well it happened again. Some good folks decided they would change what's titled in the name of their irrevocable (fixed-not a grantor) trust. They wanted only a couple of their children to benefit from the eventual sale of their home in Carson City. Their irrevocable […]
Author: John R. Bullils
Posted: February 16, 2019, 4:45 pm
Carson City's Bob Boldrick Theater this week held two opening-night parties to celebrate its debut. On Tuesday, a $50-per-ticket gala hosted by the Carson City Chamber of Commerce featured champagne, appetizers, the Silver Strings quartet, and a medley of musical performances by the Western Nevada […]
Author: Anne Knowles
Posted: February 16, 2019, 3:01 pm
Saturday 150 years ago There will be a meeting of the members of the Senate and Assembly this evening at seven o'clock at the Assembly Chamber for the purpose of agreeing upon some plan of organizing the county of White Pine. 130 years ago The […]
Author: Trent Dolan
Posted: February 16, 2019, 1:00 pm

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