Gusty winds, hot temperatures prompt Red Flag warning for Carson City region
Community – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 3:01pm I Love Carson City
Fourth of July celebrations abound in the Carson City area. Fireworks can be found in Carson City, Virginia City, Reno, Sparks, and at both north and south shore of Lake Tahoe. There are several daytime events going on beginning this weekend, so grab the kids, your friends and family, and have a great Independence Day week!
Please be safe, have a designated driver or ride handy, and remember that this whole area is just a fire waiting to happen – fireworks of any type are illegal and completely ill-advised.
Saturday, June 30: News – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 3:01pm By Brett Fisher
Tour downtown and historic Carson City neighborhoods in style this summer aboard Pedal Pushers Group Cycle, a 15-person tour and party bike, available Wednesdays through Sundays throughout the season. July 4 holiday celebration at Carson City’s Mills Park to feature fireworks, rides, games and more Community – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 2:00pm
An events-filled Independence Day holiday celebration including a Wednesday night fireworks display begins this weekend at Carson City’s Mills Park with the 26th annual RSVP July 4 Celebration and Carnival. Carson City arrests: Man jailed for impersonating officer, flashes badge at gas station manager News – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 1:42pm
A 64-year-old Mound House man was arrested Wednesday for gross misdemeanor impersonating a police officer among other charges, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said. Firefighters respond to brush fire on Long Valley Road in Douglas County News – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 1:37pm
UPDATE 1:35PM: The fire is currently being mopped up and the spread has stopped, according to Douglas County. *** East Fork Fire Protection District responded Thursday afternoon to a wildland fire in the 800 block of Long Valley Road in Douglas County. Nevada Politics – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 12:36pm The Nevada Independent
In an effort to prevent school shootings, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt is recommending increased funding for law enforcement to patrol schools, for systems that would electronically transmit criminal records to a background check repository and for capital improvements to schools such as better fencing, bullet-resistant building materials and key card systems. News – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 12:00pm By Ken Smith
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office Citizen Academy will return August 1 and is looking for residents who wish to join. The academy is a community program of the Carson City Sheriff’s Office for the development and understanding of citizens in their knowledge of policies, procedures and action of the sheriff’s office. Amodei responds to House not passing the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act Nevada Politics – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 10:40am
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) released the following statement Wednesday after the House voted on H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018. This legislation failed to pass the House by a recorded vote of 121-301. Opinion – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 8:40am By Brett Fisher
Time is a precious commodity. Once it’s gone, we can’t get it back.
Time machines, like the one written about by H.G. Wells, haven’t been invented yet. Until DeLoreans with flux capacitors become a reality, we have to make the most of our time and make it count. Community – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 6:02am I Love Carson City
It won’t be quite as hot today, but it’s definitely summertime. The Library is still a great bet for all ages. Family story time happens every Thursday morning, with Lego Club offered Thursday afternoons. Shine up the chrome and head to Buffalo Wild Wings for the weekly summer cruise night. Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint is a great place for music, food, and friends: they’ll be featuring Little Mazarn on the stage tonight as the Texas group swings through the area on their cross-country tour.
THURSDAY, June 28: Things to do in Carson City Sports – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 12:44am By Isaiah Burrows, Tahoe Onstage
Reno Aces slugger Kevin Cron connected three times in a 14-4 thrashing of the Salt Lake Bees on Wednesday night.
Cron had three homers and seven RBIs, both career-highs. He and Socrates Brito launched consecutive back-to-back home runs in back-to-back innings for the first time in the Aces’ 10-year history. Sports – Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 12:48pm By Isaiah Burrows, Tahoe Onstage
The Triple-A All-Star Game on July 11 in Columbus, Ohio, will feature this season’s top players from the Pacific Coast League and International League. The roster will be announced this week. Arts and Entertainment – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 5:41pm Brewery Arts Center
The Brewery Arts Center continues its unforgettable season of free music under the stars in Carson City. With 9 concerts left this summer, grab your family, friends and neighbors and get ready to head on down to Carson City and Brewery Arts Center’s newest community treasure. Announcements – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 2:54pm By Donna Inversin
Area Girl Scout Troop No. 35 recently raised money to purchase children-sized gloves for Carson City’s Muscle Powered Trash Mob. Roadside fencing, cattle guards among NDOT improvements through Washoe Valley News – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 2:17pm
Drivers will see single lane closures and travel delays of up to 30 minutes on Alternate, Old U.S. 395 in Washoe Valley this Thursday through July 6 as part of a continuing Nevada Department of Transportation project to resurface the highway. Carson City Sheriff’s Office K-9 Rex to retire with party organized by Nevada Humane Society Community – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 1:36pm
The Carson City Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit and the Nevada Humane Society are teaming up to encourage adoptions and celebrate the successful career of Rex, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office K-9. Gusty winds, hot temperatures prompt Red Flag warning for Carson City region News – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 12:14pm
With hot, dry conditions and gusty winds expected to arrive in the Carson City region Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service has issued a red flag fire weather warning, the second one this week. News – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 11:58am By Brett Fisher
Downtown Carson City is the finish line for “Rally Route 50 West,” a cross-country automobile race in July organized by Rally North America. Carson City jail inmate set for release booked on home invasion, burglary warrant News – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 11:27am
A 35-year-old Carson City man set to be released from jail Tuesday was booked on a felony warrant issued June 20 out Douglas County, a sheriff’s deputy said. New non-stop service between Reno and Portland, Oregon via Sun Country Airlines announced News – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 10:10am
RENO, Nev. — Sun Country Airlines became the 10th airline serving Reno-Tahoe International Airport as they announced Wednesday new non-stop service between Reno and Portland, Oregon this November. Sports – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 10:11am By Isaiah Burrows, Tahoe Onstage
A healthy Natalie Gulbis is ready and set the 2018 American Century Championship on fire in Lake Tahoe next month. Sports – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 10:04am By Tim Parsons, Tahoe Onstage
The Reno Aces and Salt Lake Bees each started future big league hurlers on Tuesday, but when the wind is blowing out to right at Greater Nevada Field, a pitchers’ duel is about as rare as a poker player drawing to an inside straight. News – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 9:59am NDOT News Release
CARSON CITY — The Nevada Department of Transportation announced that work on the State Route 28 shared used path south of Incline Village at Lake Tahoe will be on hold during the entire Fourth of July holiday week, July 2-6. Business – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 8:36am Ronni Hannaman, Carson City Chamber
On June 21, the Carson City Leadership Institute Class of 2018 graduated at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting. Business – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 8:59am NNDA News Release
CARSON CITY — Northern Nevada Development Authority announced Wednesday the approval of the fourth and fifth Nevada Certified Sites in the Sierra Region. The fourth site designation was completed in collaboration with NNDA’s first U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Coalition Assessment Cooperative Agreement, and the fifth site is the first one designated in Douglas County. Community – Wednesday, June 27, 2018 – 6:19am I Love Carson City
Welcome to Wednesday, Carson City. Break up the work week with some time out with friends. Try DJ Trivia at Bella Fiore; even though it’s a wine shop, the game is open to all-ages. Wine, Beer and Bowl at Carson Lanes is a fun way to break routine. Kids will love the Wildlife Show at the CVIC Hall in Minden; just get there early for a good seat. Take a trip back in time at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park. The Young Chautauquans will bring notable Nevadans like Charley Parkhurst and Abe Curry to life.
WEDNESDAY, June 27: Things to do in Carson City Community – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 3:34pm Guy Clifton, Travel Nevada
CARSON CITY — Fourth of July week means history comes to life at the Nevada State Railroad Museum in the capital city. Rescue crews called to accident at Highway 50 and Highlands in Mound House News – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 4:06pm
Central Lyon County Fire Protection District paramedics, the Nevada Highway Patrol and Lyon County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a traffic accident with injuries at Highway 50 and Highlands in Mound House. Lyon County firefighters respond to brush fire near Gold Ranch casino in Dayton News – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 3:35pm
UPDATE 3:22PM: Both lanes of Highway 50 through Dayton are now open, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Firefighters are mopping up the area. *** UPDATE 3:08PM: Forward progress on the fire in Dayton has stopped, according to Central Lyon County Fire Protection District. The fire burned approximately 10 acres entirely on Dayton State Park property, said the CLCFPD battalion chief. The fire and investigation is now under the command of Nevada Division of Forestry. Carson City arrests: Man jailed for having stolen vehicle and license plates News – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 1:29pm
A 23-year-old man was arrested Monday for possession of a stolen vehicle and two misdemeanors for having stolen license plates, a Carson City sheriff’s deputy said. Arts and Entertainment – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 11:00am Brewery Arts Center
The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City will present a performance with Comedy Improv masters Rick and Laura Hall on Sunday, July 1 in the Performance Hall at 6 p.m. This performance will also feature local players from a sold-out workshop the pair will host at the BAC earlier in the day. Carson City region gets promotional boosts through Nevada tourism grants News – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 10:19am
The Nevada Commission on Tourism on Monday approved more than $1 million in grant funding to rural communities to promote tourism through marketing projects. Among the Carson City area programs funded through the marketing grants: Business – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 8:55am By John R. Bullis
The Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) give great tax savings for folks under age 65. When you turn age 65 and are eligible for Medicare, you can not make contributions to your HSA. News – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 11:14am By Greg Bortolin
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Department of Education and Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation are set to host the Governor’s Education to Workforce Summit Thursday, June 28, an event that aims to strengthen the education-to-workforce pipeline for the New Nevada economy. Community – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 5:52am I Love Carson City
It’s been toasty outside, which is one of the reasons Muscle Powered moves the start time for their morning walk during the summer months. A stroll along the Carson River at Riverview Park is a perfect way to start the day. If your little one is still a little uneasy on a bicycle, the Bike Safety Rodeo in Silver City will help get them on the right path. Tuesdays belong to Canyon White at Living the Good Life. The singer/songwriter takes to the stage for a jam session and open mic night.
TUESDAY, June 26: Things to do in Carson City Sports – Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 12:12am By Isaiah Burrows, Tahoe Onstage
Reno Aces first baseman Christian Walker has logged a lot of miles in the air this season and he added a tape-measure home run to his ledger on Monday in a 9-6 seesaw loss to the Salt Lake Bees at Greater Nevada Field. Sports – Monday, June 25, 2018 – 6:53pm Paula Peterson, South Tahoe Now
Olympic Gold Medalist Jamie Anderson from South Lake Tahoe and David Wise of Reno have been nominated for ESPY awards in a year dominated by snowboarders and freestyle skiers, at least in the Olympic and action sport categories. News – Monday, June 25, 2018 – 5:47pm NDOT News Release
CARSON CITY — Detours will be in place for residential access from Alternate U.S. 395 to East Laramie and Rawhide drives in Pleasant Valley beginning this week as part of a continuing NDOT project to resurface the highway. Community – Monday, June 25, 2018 – 3:58pm Western Nevada College
Get ready for the outing of the summer. There are a number of reasons to make a reservation to attend the Reach for the Stars Gala on Saturday, Aug. 11. Carson City weather: Red Flag fire weather warning today as heat mixes with gusty winds News – Monday, June 25, 2018 – 2:07pm
The hot and very dry weather will continue through Wednesday around the Carson City region, with stronger winds Monday afternoon as low pressure passes toward the north, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag fire weather warning.