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News - Friday, August 6, 2021 - 6:06pm

by Kelsey Penrose

As of 6 p.m. Friday evening, nearly 3,000 Douglas County residents are without power, according to NV Energy.

2,942 customers found themselves in the dark at 5:21 p.m., which is when the outage was first reported.

News - Friday, August 6, 2021 - 4:20pm

Just after 4:15 p.m. on Friday a traffic accident was reported in front of the Goodwill on Highway 50.

Three vehicles are involved in the eastbound lanes and are blocking traffic.

Motorists should seek alternate routes.

Community - Friday, August 6, 2021 - 3:17pm

Brian Howard, Club Secretary

Carson City Kiwanis to host its 8th Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day fundraiser on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Silver Oak Golf Course in Carson City, NV.

The annual event has raised over $90,000 toward the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and another $30,000 toward the Marilyn Elain Academic Scholarship, which is awarded annually to local high school graduates.

News - Friday, August 6, 2021 - 1:50pm

The August Wine Walk, which was to take place tomorrow in Downtown Carson City, has been cancelled due to smoke.

The Downtown Business Association's statement is as follows:

Because of current and projected, hazardous air quality conditions, and for the safety of our participants and volunteers, the August Wine Walk has been cancelled.

We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.

All ticket sales have been refunded. We will see you all in September.

For more information on the wine walk visit

News - Friday, August 6, 2021 - 1:40pm

Lyon County Press Release

The Lyon County Board of Commissioners were informed Thursday (August 5, 2021) at their regular Board meeting of a meeting with local and federal agencies to address the homeless issues occurring in Lyon County.

County Manager Jeff Page informed the Board that Commissioner Ken Gray requested a meeting, held August 4, 2021, with the Bureau of Land Management, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Human Services and Code Enforcement to discuss addressing the homelessness in Lyon County.

News - Friday, August 6, 2021 - 12:26pm

Dan Davis, Carson City School District

Recently, there have been several statements from the Governor’s Office and the Carson City School District relating to the wearing of facemasks to begin the 2021-2022 school year. This message supersedes all previous messages and represents the most recent official position of the Carson City School District.

Regina Flores, RAD Strategies

Battle Axe and Tracks, Carson City’s first multi-day music festival of its kind, is giving aspiring artists the chance to perform at the festival Oct. 2-3 with the Carson City Axe Battle.

The deadline has been extended to Aug. 10 for artists to submit their work.

Northern Nevada’s Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Club’s (EDGETA) 25th Anniversary Antique Engine and Tractor Show that was scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, August 7 and 8, 2021 at the Douglas County Nevada Fairgrounds Gardnerville, NV has been cancelled.

News - Friday, August 6, 2021 - 9:24am

On August 5, 2021, at approximately 2045 hours, an unknown suspect walked into the back door of the Topaz Agricultural Inspection Station, located on the southbound side of US 395, just south of the California / Nevada State Line.

The suspect entered the office, armed with a small sledgehammer or similar weapon.

The suspect found the victim, a 70-year-old Agriculture Inspector, on duty and in uniform, standing in front of a computer station in the office.

Gina Lopez, Brewery Arts Center

The Levitt AMP Carson City Music Series presented by The Change Companies is back and better than ever. So grab your family, friends and neighbors and get ready to experience the power of free, live music to bring our community together!

News - Friday, August 6, 2021 - 9:03am

by Kelsey Penrose

It's still fire season in the desert, and after a few days respite from the smoke, it's returned with force to settle across Carson City and the surrounding valleys.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 5:09pm

Carson City Health and Human Services

Carson City Health and Human Services is providing the Quad-County community with a weekly update for the week starting July 29 and ending August 4, 2021. For the week, CCHHS is reporting 2 deaths, 305 new cases and 101 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 4:28pm

by Kelsey Penrose

During the Thursday Lyon County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Board voted 3-2 in favor of renaming the Lyon County Justice Complex in Yerington the “Donald J. Trump Justice Complex.”

Commissioner Robert Jacobson and Commissioner Wes Henderson voted against the item.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 4:08pm

Daniel Gonzales was promoted Thursday to the ranks of Carson City Sheriff's Office Captain.

Gonzales has been with CCSO for nearly 18 years, joining in September 2003. He has served in the position of Investigations Commander for CCSO since April 2020 and will remain in that position.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 12:20pm

by Kelsey Penrose

During Thursday's Board of Supervisors meeting in Carson City, the board voted 4-1 to outlaw cannabis consumption lounges in the capital city, and agreed to further discussions regarding cannabis curbside pickup.

Community - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 6:56pm

The Carson City Firehouse Subs location will join its 1,135 other restaurants across the nation in participating in the annual H2O For Heroes event this Saturday, August 7.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 12:01pm

Carson City Fire Department responded late Thursday morning to a fire at the Maverik gas station, 1451 College Parkway, near Research Way.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 10:50am

Nevada State Historic Preservation Office

CARSON CITY — Nevada is known around the world for its rich history ranging from enchanting petroglyphs to the authentic stories of Las Vegas’ Westside. To further our goals of preserving our rich history, the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office is excited to announce the publication of the new State Historic Preservation Plan that will help guide historic and cultural preservation activities in Nevada for the next eight years.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 10:16am

Hannah DeGoey, NHP

The Nevada Highway Patrol and other Nevada law enforcement agencies participating in the Joining Forces program are urging pedestrians and drivers alike to be aware of each other and share the road responsibly.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 10:08am

Carson City Sheriff's Office deputies made three warrant arrests Wednesday, according to booking reports.

Nevada State Museum

CARSON CITY — See historic Coin Press No. 1 in action Saturdays in August at the Nevada State Museum, Carson City, before it goes on hiatus in September for maintenance.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 8:47am

Expected gusty winds and low humidity has prompted the National Weather Service in Reno to issue a Red Flag fire weather warning Thursday for western and Northern Nevada and the Sierra Front.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 7:17am

The Dixie Fire, the eighth-largest wildfire in California history, destroyed much of the town of Greenville in Plumas County, Calif., on Wednesday night. The fire has burned 322,502 acres and is 35 percent contained, according to Inciweb . Go here for updates from KOLO on new Lassen County evacuations.

News - Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 5:31pm

California State Parks news release

California State Parks announced that due to damages caused by the Tamarack Fire, Grover Hot Springs State Park in Alpine County will be fully closed to public access until further notice.

News - Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 1:03pm

by Kelsey Penrose

UPDATE: Carson City Supervisors voted 4-1 Thursday to outlaw cannabis consumption lounges in the capital city, and agreed to further discussions regarding cannabis curbside pickup. Go here for the latest update. *** In July, the Carson City Board of Supervisors introduced an agenda item that would prohibit the creation of any cannabis lounge businesses within Carson City limits, which were recently allowed by legislation statewide. Now, the board is taking on another cannabis item Thursday: prohibiting curbside pickup.

If adopted, the ordinance would prohibit all curbside pickup of cannabis throughout the city.

News - Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 12:55pm

Carson City School District

Wide-eyed and filled with excitement, 46 new teachers joined the Carson City School District in an orientation welcome meeting at the Governor’s Mansion Larry Ruvo Stateroom Wednesday morning.

Business - Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 11:53am

by Jenny Treece

CARSON CITY — LinkedIn has become the fastest, easiest, and most effective place online to generate qualified sales leads, clients, and revenue in the B2B marketplace.

On Thursday at Adams Hub in Carson City, Jon James will be sharing a cutting-edge, proven system that has helped hundreds of professionals across countless industries to build authority, attract clients, and increase revenues with LinkedIn.

News - Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 11:32am

NDOT news release

CARSON CITY — Nevadans will see creative new traffic safety messages on electronic freeway signs as the Nevada Department of Transportation displays vote-winning safety reminders.

By Gloria Johnson

Mile High Jazz Band Association’s annual Carson City Jazz Beyond Music Art Festival returns for the 18th year, opening with marquee events on Friday, August 13, featuring Brass Knuckles at the Governor’s Mansion, and Sunday, August 15, featuring Lacy J. Dalton at the Silver Saddle Ranch.

News - Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 10:37am

A 25-year-old Carson City man was arrested Monday for suspicion of gross misdemeanor unlawful use of 911, harassment, obstructing and a Department of Alternative Sentencing violation.

News - Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 9:52am

By Jamie McNinch

It’s that time of year, again. Families are preparing to head back to school. To help families, the Boys Girls Clubs of Western Nevada is adding a before school program at its Carson City location for the 2021/2022 school year.

Submitted release

Cheering for Krysta is proud to announce a Homecoming Celebration this Sunday at the Carson Valley Swim Center in Minden for Krysta Palmer, local Olympian and bronze medalist.

Nevada Artists Association

Warmer weather will surely get you and your family out and about to the great things our community has to offer. Be sure one of the things you do is visit the “Summer” show.

Community - Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 12:06am

Zara González Hoang hold her book A New Kind of Wild

by Carson City Library

Carson City Library's Virtual Family Storytime attendees are in for a special treat: Two storytimes in August will feature authors reading their own books! Kate Narita will visit on Aug. 12 and Zara González Hoang on Aug. 26.

News - Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 2:19pm

Paula Peterson,

The bear cub burned in the Tamarack Fire, who was being rehabilitated at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, escaped from his enclosure and is missing.

By Northern Nevada Dream Center

It’s hard to believe but summer is flying by and it is time for the Northern Nevada Dream Center’s 3rd annual Back to School Bash.

News - Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 12:56pm

Carson City School District

The Carson City School Board approved the Carson City School District’s Safe Reopening Plan for the 2021-2022 school year, at the school board meeting Tuesday, July 13, 2021. The Plan passed with a unanimous vote of 7-0. School district officials say they have no plans to change or alter the approved plan.

News - Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 12:38pm

NHP news release

On Monday, August 2, 2021 at approximately 6:30 a.m., Nevada Highway Patrol troopers attempted to stop a silver 2019 Kia Sorento traveling 84 mph in a 55-mph zone on US-95 near Churchill County mile marker 23.

News - Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 12:20pm

Across the country, more and more young adults are choosing to forego college to join the workforce instead, due to high tuition costs and doubts as to whether their investment is worth it in today’s economy, according to NPR.

News - Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:26am

Carson City Sheriff's Office

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is seeking information to identify a vehicle burglary suspect. On July 29 2021 at between 9:30 PM and 10:10 PM, a vehicle burglary occurred outside a gym at 4530 South Carson Street in Carson City. The victim’s car window was broken and a wallet was taken.