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Nevada Appeal

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What do you do when your CEO confesses that he's cracking under the stress of his job? That's the question that the nine board members of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. must answer after Elon Musk, the company's impulsive leader, admitted to […]
Author: Tom Krisher
Posted: August 18, 2018, 10:03 pm
Bryce Moyle, a 2017 Carson High graduate, was named as the West Coast League Pitcher of the Week for July 22 after two outstanding performances. Moyle, who just completed his freshman season this past spring for Washington State, is having an outstanding season in the […]
Author: Nevada Appeal staff report
Posted: August 18, 2018, 10:00 pm
HopeFest8 is here. Singer Tyrone Wells is headlining the eighth annual fundraising event, which will feature food, drinks, a raffle for a car or cash prize, and a colorful costume parade with several hundred employees of Carson Tahoe Health. "It is one of the most […]
Author: Anne Knowles
Posted: August 18, 2018, 9:00 pm
Blindly feeling along a section of fabric mat underneath the water's surface at Lakeside Marina, a diver grabs a U-shaped piece of rebar and begins hammering away. At only a handful of feet below the water's surface visibility drops to zero, making work difficult, but […]
Author: Justin Scacco
Posted: August 18, 2018, 6:00 pm
I've come to the realization there isn't much you can do with an ashtray after you quit smoking. But some of them are just so pretty. Most are all glassy and different colors and shapes. But when they no longer have a reason to sit […]
Author: Trina Machacek
Posted: August 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
In the turbulent late-1960s, Paul Laxalt's tenure as governor (1967-1971) was best remembered nationally for his phone conversations with the eccentric and wildly-rich Howard Hughes encouraging his acquisition binge of Nevada gaming properties that helped rid Las Vegas of mob influences. For Nevadans, Laxalt is […]
Author: Jim Hartman
Posted: August 18, 2018, 3:00 pm
Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center To Bodean and Luke Isherwood of Gardnerville, Maycn Oaklie Isherwood, born Aug. 3, 2018, weighing 8 pounds and 10 ounces. To Herlinda and Ernesto Bedoy of Dayton, Edgar Nathaniel Bedoy, born Aug. 3, 2018, weighing 7 pounds and 13 ounces. […]
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:19 am
Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge," but it is difficult to imagine that Monday, just two days away, is nearly here, and it is now time once again for students, parents included, to set that alarm clock and prepare for the 2018-2019 […]
Author: Phil Brady
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:19 am
The opportunity to launch a new career or gain the skills necessary for a better-paying job can become more than a dream at Western Nevada College. But time is running out to act on that ambition with the fall semester approaching. Fall semester begins Aug. […]
Author: Western Nevada College
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:11 am
The Reno Gazette Journal reported a Washoe County jury on Friday found the Nevada Division of Forestry guilty of gross negligence in regards to the Little Valley Fire. The jury also found, though, the University of Nevada, Reno was not guilty of gross negligence. The […]
Author: Nevada Appeal staff report
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:11 am
Four years ago Bob Lloyd was scheduled to fly on Honor Flight Nevada and tour Washington, D.C. He fell and wasn't able to make the trip. His wife, Ann, called Marsha Strand and Nancy Bell with the Comstock Lode Quilters with Quilts of Valor Foundation. […]
Author: Ken Beaton
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:11 am
We can do better, we should do better, and we must do better. You see, it's our responsibility to do better, and we need to realize that no amount of money is going to help more than the investment we choose to give it. I'm […]
Author: Brian Underwood
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:11 am
Summer vacation is over on Monday and our kids return to school. It's been a great summer as always — fun trips, games and family. I'm on vacation this week and spending some time on the coast listening to the waves crash and the children […]
Author: Mark Cyr
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:11 am
Note: Menus for week of Aug. 20 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive: MONDAY: Meatball sandwich on hoagie roll, coleslaw, fresh fruit, fruit juice, lemon bar. TUESDAY: Salmon, scalloped potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, wheat […]
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:11 am
The Big Three continue its stranglehold on the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup title race, as Kevin Harvick scored a dominant win last Sunday at Michigan, leading 108 of the 200 laps and sweeping all three stages. The coolest thing about the race was the […]
Author: Roger Diez
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:11 am
RENO — The Oakland Raiders are considering holding training camp in Reno when the team moves to Las Vegas before the 2020 season. Team President Marc Badain toured potential training sites Thursday at the University of Nevada and two high schools. He told reporters following […]
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: August 18, 2018, 8:03 am
The Douglas Tigers rushed for seven touchdowns on their way to a 59-22 win over Sparks in a nonleague game Friday night. The Tigers (1-0) started the game with a balanced attack. In the first half, Douglas threw the ball 12 times and rushed 18 […]
Author: Adam Trumble
Posted: August 18, 2018, 7:47 am
If a statement could ever be made in a scrimmage, Chance Smith made it. But if you think it did anything to shake up the defending Northern 4A champions, think again. Yes, Smith and the Senators' offensive line looked impressive on Smith's 60-yard touchdown run […]
Author: Charles Whisnand
Posted: August 18, 2018, 7:47 am
On Linear trail work: What gives? For several weeks, the Linear Ditch Trail has been closed for repair work. It appears that little or nothing has yet been done. What gives? Will it be partially demolished to provide access for the proposed subdivision? Who knows? […]
Posted: August 18, 2018, 4:00 am
In a Tax Court Memo Decision, the property manager of a 60-unit apartment complex was found to be an employee, not an independent contractor. The owner, Hampton Software Development LLC (Hampton), didn't issue form 1099-MISC or any other 1099 form to the manager, Mr. Herndon, […]
Author: John R. Bullis
Posted: August 18, 2018, 3:00 am

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